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Astrological Definitions and their Meaning: Kabbalah, Kalsarpa Yoga, Kama, Karaka, Karma, Katarchic Astrology, Kendra
The word Kabbalah comes from Medieval Latin and the Hebrew qabbahah meaning 'is received' and is a form of ancient Esoteric practice. It is believed to have been developed and used as early as the 7th century. There are many other name variations for these teachings including kabala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah. It's teachings offer the opportunity to discover the connection between us and our creator. The Tree of Life in Kabbalah is said to represent the 32 different areas of our personality. Kabbalah astrological horoscopes can be forecast using this informative Life Tree alongside the traditional Astrology based planets, aspects and houses.
Kalsarpa Yoga
Kalsarpa Yoga is the name for an unusual planetary position seen and recognized in Verdic Astrology natal charts. It is viewed when all the planets situated between the Moon's North Node and its South Node. For a true Kalsarpa Yoga to be formed there must also be at least half of the chart unoccupied by any other celestial bodies. Astrologically the Kalsarpa Yoga's appearance in different houses will highlight various areas of personality and possible destiny. It can have very revealing insights into health, travel, marriage and relationships in general and show ways of improving upon and overcoming any foreseen issues.
The word Kama is from Sanskrit origin and is believed to refer to the Hindu God of Love, it should not be confused with Karma meaning fate. Kama is the name for one of the ancient Indian societies life aims of pleasure, enjoyment and desire. The other 3 aspirations are Dharma for righteousness or duty, Artha for wealth and Moksha standing for liberation. Kama's passion is thought to be part of a group of the passions of life. The others are Krodha as anger, Lodha as greed, Moha as delusion, Mada as pride and Matsara as envy. The domains of Kama are recognized for their appearance in the third, seventh and 11th houses for astrological purposes.
In Verdic Astrology Karaka is a term for an indicator and represents the Sun in the first house. It relates to general physical and mental health and can be useful in interpretations, especially with regard to timing indications, of birth chart readings. In Jaimini Astrology the Matri Karaka is the planet influence that indicates matters concerning maternal relationships. In astrological methods there are also karaka properties associated with planetary revelations. For instance Venus in a male natal chart will consider the female partner of the individual concerned depending on it falling within the relevant house. A Jupiter karaka can then go on to reveal matters about children.
Karma is an ancient universally well known Buddist teaching that has associations with the personality and predictive elements of Astrology. Karma teaches cause and effect lessons based on moral and spiritual awareness and growth. It's purpose is to remind us of how important it is to take personal responsibilities seriously and awaken our senses to actions and reactions. An astrological example of Karma would be the planet Saturn's power to highlight areas of a person's life that they need to improve. The most significant and powerful effects of Karma are believed to be seen in aspects between Saturn, Mercury, Venus, Mars, the Sun, the Moon and the Rising sign.
Katarchic Astrology
Katarchic Astrology is one of the three types of Hellenistic astrological methods of prediction. The word Katarchic is thought to mean 'pertaining to a beginning' and this definition explains this particular Astrology's purpose well. Hellenistic Astrology covers Universal, Natal and Katarchic variations. Universal deals with natural occurrences and Natal or Genethliological astrology for birth related reference. Katarchic Astrology is a subdivision of this kind of ideology and concerns events, it is sometimes also known as Electional and is aimed at assisting with the start up of a business or setting a perfect cosmic date for a wedding.
In Indian Astrology the Sun and the Moon are both considered good starting points for locating Yoga's. If a planet is placed in a Kendra house in it's own sign or where the most positive influence is expressed it is considered a Yoga. Mars in a Kendra house signifies bravery, Mercury highlights the intellect, Jupiter is considered very fortunate in these houses. Venus in a Kendra house shows indulgence and justice while Saturn brings with it a powerful authority. Hendra house's are identifies from the ascendant in the 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th houses and the Moon in the 2nd, 8th and 11th houses.
Next astrological definitions of Astrology Dictionary for letter K:
Kepler, Keplerian Aspects, Kepler's Laws, Ketu, Keywords, Kite, Koch