History of Jyotish or Astrology

13 Apr

The Vedic culture is an extremely ancient culture.  The conservatives estimate it as at least 5000 years old. The Vedic culture has its own unique theology, philosophy, art, science, and literature which exists to this present day. Vedic astrology is an integral part of the Vedic culture and has been practiced since time immemorial. There are six supplementary appendixes of the Vedas known as the Vedangas, limbs of the Vedas. The Jyotish Vedanga–Vedic astronomy and astrology is one of such supplementary appendixes. For thousands of years many sages maintained the tradition of Vedic astrology parallely with the Vedas. Various portions of these have been extracted at different times and put into the Jyotish Vedanga.

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