Tatwas in Vedic Astrology

There is so much of literature, worked out hypothesis and research material available in the field of medical astrology. The modern scientific mind cannot and should not undermine and neglect this field —-as it is built on Rishi wisdom and culture. My interest is to present a series of articles on fundamental principles (or topics) of medical diagnosis that need further study and research in the field. This article speaks of the tatwa, its cycle and its utility in understanding the human mind, its desires and samskaras. This birth tatwa is responsible for all human activities and desires in addition to the well being of the body. The whole world is a manifestation of pancha bhutas ( five elements). The human body is also a product of pancha bhutas. Though one of the tatwas or elements is always predominant in the human body we can identify the predominant tatwa is in one with the help of date, time and place of birth. This birth tatwa is responsible for all human activities and desires in addition to the well being of the body. Each birth tatwa identifies specific characteristic features of the person. Those people who crave for positions and power are generally born is Tejas Tatwa or Fire element. Those who want to achieve high material success, satisfaction and those who concentrate on achieving wealth by trade and other...

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