Vedic Astrology is the traditional Indian form of astrology.
In India, astrology is called Jyotish which translates as the science or knowledge of light: the light of the heavenly sky as well as the light of inner perception. The two are not only intimately connected, but are a reflection of each other and serve as a means to connect the individual with the universe. Each individual is unique and has a special destiny to fulfill. Vedic Astrology can give important information about ones personal purpose in life and the unfolding karmas that are manifesting at any given moment.
In Vedic Astrology, the Moon is of paramount importance as it represents your consciousness (manas) and how the world reveals itself to you. Unlike Western Astrology with its emphasize on Sun signs, Vedic Astrology looks to the Moon as the pivotal planet; it is the planet which reveals the unfolding of karma. We all see the world a little bit differently, and the Moon represents how we see this diverse and beautiful world. Accordingly, there is great emphasis placed on aligning ones perceptions with life choices which are appropriate to ones dharma.