Entries by Ghanshyam Singh Birla

The Moon (Chandra) in Vedic Astrology

Excerpt from the textbook Introduction to Vedic Astrology by Ghanshyam Singh Birla Of all the celestial bodies, Jyotish, Vedic astrology, places emphasis on the Moon, which takes only 28 days (approximately) to revolve around the Earth, consequently, making us most susceptible to its influence. The Moon relates symbolically to the ‘mother’, the feminine principle in […]

The Double Destiny of Dr. O

Dr. O was an opinionated, no-nonsense physician whose motto at work and at home was: “It’s my way or the highway”. His attitude had won him few friends and alienated his colleagues. Despite his brashness, he’d been acknowledged as one of the finest surgeons in the country until a recent skiing accident damaged his wrists […]