In this course you will establish a solid foundation in your Vedic Astrology studies preparing you for parts 2 and 3. Vedic Astrology (also known as Jyotish) is an extremely valuable tool that you can use personally or for the benefit of others. Jyotish, in Sanskrit means “light”; it shines a light on your karmic path so that you canget to know yourself better in an objective matter enabling you to make better life choices. Before you can learn how to read a North Indian chartyou need to know how the universe is arranged (astronomy), what the planets meanand how the signs influence the planets that live within them. In addition, you should understand the special house meanings and how the moon’s nodes are formed. The nodes unique to Vedic Astrology are known as Rahu and Ketu - whatfascinatingmythology behind their creation. Finally, become familiar with a few freeonline resources that are sure to facilitate your Jyotish studies without “breaking yourbank”.