Medical science deals with our bodily defects,diseases,deficiencies and prescribes suitable medicines to recover health.As we all know having a good health is the greatest asset one can have.
Hippocrates the great Greek physician,called as the father of Allopathy said: “a physician without the knowledge of astrology has no right to call himself a physician”. Same time In ancient India the medical doctors were required to learn astrology first.
When you read Shri K.N Rao’s books he have mentioned many times that celebrity doctors used to show their patients Horoscope to him.In case of megastar Amithab Bachchan, when he was injured during shooting of movie coolie,his doctor came to Shri K.N Rao with his Horoscope and he predicted that he will live easily and will get recovered in no time.
Through the position of planets in Horoscope astrology helps in finding out the causes of diseases, time of occurence and duration of diseases. It also helps to fortell in which particular Nakshatra and what time medicine should be taken.There is arrangement for selection of auspicious time calling MUHURATS.
Ayurveda is an upveda which has its roots in Atharvaveda,Ayurveda means knowledge of longevity.How can we live long happily?For long happy living Ayurveda prescribes us herbal medicines too.
According to Charak, “Life is nothing but the union of the physical body,senses,mind and soul”
Lord Dhanvantari is regarded as the propounder of ayurveda.As per ayurveda,the disease is know through the pulse near the root of the thumbs.
PURPOSE OF MEDICAL ASTROLOGY.
The fundamental purpose of medical astrology is to define planetary combinations which indicates various diseases, the duration of diseases and whether or not they would prove fatal,can all be known through the Horoscope.
Astrology and Ayurveda have a deep connection which is explained below in the article.
To fulfill this purpose of medical astrology, Ayurveda has detailed scope for knowing the causes of diseases. The three Skandhas(parts) of ayurveda known as Hethu,Lunga and Aushadha deal with the three pillar of Ayurveda-Vata,Pitta and Kaffa i.e wind,bile and phelgm.
These three should be balanced all the time and any imbalance will results in diseases.Ayurveda had listed diseases due to imbalance of these components only.For example if some one is having arthritis then as per ayurveda its a disease associated with Vata(wind) dosha and same time in astrology; planet Saturn and Ketu cause this disease. When you know the classification of diseases due to imbalance of one of three Dosha’s i.e kapha,pitta,vattaas; then you can trace the planet who is causing it.The three doshas resides in the lower,middle and upper parts of the body.
Here iam listing planets and doshas associated with them.
RAHU- Kapha & Pitta both.
The Planets also represents as follows:
Venus- Sex organs
Ketu- Secret Parts
This article is very general and is an introduction to Medical Astrology. In coming articles I will discuss about various diseases and Planetry combination which cause them.
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