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Welcome, this page is for those who have purchased a copy of Science of Light. These materials are to deepen your experience of Vedic astrology and help you integrate the information. Some chapters have small MP3 lessons from May 2007, more practice exercises, additional PDF materials to go deeper into the particular topic. There are also MP3’s of mantras made by one of my Sanskrit teachers which is enunciated clearly and slowly to aid in proper pronunciation and practice. Playback Instructions: Click the player icon to hear playback or each MP3 link listed (Flash Player required). Note that you may not pause and stopping playback resets to the beginning of the audio file. For more control, right-click the link to the right of any player icon and select "Download File..." or "Save File As..." to download the MP3 file to your Desktop or elsewhere. Use your preferred local audio player program to playback.

Introduction: 00 How is this book different than others, 01 Introduction to the BPHS, (depending on your computer's capabilities you may need to right click,and select 'save targets as...' to save to your computer) Dedication (p.vii): Brhaspati mantra offered to Jagannath Rath, JyotiBrahma Mantra offered to Jagannath Rath, Ganesh mantra (p.ix), Ganesh mantra practice
Chapter One: Introduction to Vedic Astrology 03 Perspective from Earth, 03.2 Question, 04 planet intro, 05 planets, 06 planets, 07 Houses, 07.2 Question08 Signs, 08.2 Question, For the next file please sit comfortably and shut your eyes for 09 Meditation, 09.2 Question, 10 Astronomy, 10.2 Question, 11 Time, 12 Lunar Cycles To get the most out of this book, please practice the exercises given in #12 for some time and memorize the new Sanskrit terms in this chapter before continuing.
Chapter Two: Vedic Foundations 13 Introduction to Vedas , 14 Intro to Vedas, 14.5 Intro to Vedas, 15 four parts of the Vedas, 15.2 Question, 15.3 Question, 16 Purpose of Jyotish, 16.2 Question, 17 Vedanga, 17.2 Vedanga, 17.3 Vedanga, 18 Upanga, 19 Additonal Upanga, 20 Question and summary, 21 three Skandas, 21.2 Question, 22 limbs of Jyotish, 23 karma theory, 24 conclusion, 24.2 Question Mahavakya pronuciation (p31), Gayatri mantra (p.33), Gayatri ghanapathah (p.34), Before proceeding: -memorize the fourteen abodes of knowledge and be able to define each -make sure you understand, “What is the purpose of the Vedas,” and how this reveals the purpose of Vedic Astrology on various levels
Chapter Three: Grahas (Planets) 25 grahas intro, 26 karakas, 27 five elements, 28 Gunas, 29 Varna, 30 Natural significations, 31 Sun, 32 Moon, 33 Rahu and Ketu, 34 planetary status, 35 planetary attributes, 36 types of karakas, 36.2 Question Verse 3 & 4 (p.53)
Chapter Four: Devata (Deities) 37 Approaching the devatas
Chapter Five: Rashi (signs) 38 twelve signs, 39 odd and even signs, 40 sign qualities, 41 body division, 42 gunas and tattvas, 43 yugas
Chapter Six: Bhava (houses)
Chapter Seven: Strengths and Status
Chapter Eight: Bhavapada (perception)
Chapter Nine: Argala (Interaction)
Chapter Ten: Sambandha and Yogas
Chapter Eleven: Nakshatras
Chapter Twelve: Dasha (timing) [vyasa class recording May 14 2006] 01 Intro to dasa, 02 Calculation of dasa, 03 Students calculate dasa, 04 Stories, 05 conditional dasa, 06 (off topic) Hora, 07 Interpretation 1, 2, 3, 08 Interpretation 4, 09 Interpretation Ashtakavarga Calculator PDF (contained in the 1st printing but not in 2nd), Ashtakavarga screenshot from Mudgala Hora
 Chapter Thirteen: Varga (divisional charts)
 Chapter Fourteen: Introduction to Remedies
 Chapter Fifteen: Panchanga(The Five limbs of Time) Online Panchanga resourcesHimalayan Academy Panchanga PDF of Panchanga Dosha Pujas: This is what I actually give a client to understand the puja and also to give to the priest in order to perform the puja correctly. Sankranti PDF, Amavasya PDF
 Chapter Sixteen: Interpretation

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