Lunation Cycle of December 7, 2018 – January 4, 2019

The New Moon on December 7, 2018 at 21-Scorpio-00 (Sidereal Lahiri) occurs in Jyestha Nakshatra. This is the Nakshatra of “the eldest” that contains the tail stars of Scorpio.  Last month’s new moon occurred in Vishaka Nakshatra where the stars Zuben Elgenubi & Zuben Eschamali represent passing through a gateway … Continue reading

Nakshatra (Panchanga)

The Nakshatras are the 13°20’ asterisms that divide the zodiac into twenty-seven segments, often called the Lunar Mansions. The Panchanga will list the Nakshatra that the Moon is in at the start of the day and give the time it enters the next Nakshatra. We must pay attention to the … Continue reading