The deepest purpose of Vedic Astrology should allow us to see the maya or illusion that runs through our mind and blocks us from seeing our own Divinity. Astrology should reveal our hidden patterns and not just affirm what we know about our self already. It is our hidden patterns and blind spots which get us into the most trouble and cause us the most suffering. It takes courage to look at them, bring them into the light and transform them but that is why we are on the planet. It is much like Bill Murray in Ground Hog Day (1993). How many times do we have to repeat our lives and relive our pain or do we realize our flaws and actively work on them and transform ourselves into a more conscious and active and loving and compassionate person.
The whole chart reveals our talents and our flaws. There are many areas of Vedic Astrology that allow us to see patterns that we may be blind too. Here is a quick list of some of the ways that our karma binds us to illusion and making mistakes which cause suffering. Each category needs to be developed in a few articles and will be chapters in an upcoming book. For now, we will explore them in my upcoming class starting on July 24th. Click below for full article.