The complete text of this book is in four chapters. Their Karakamsa, Arudha, Upapada and Navamsa are explained in the first chapter. The second chapter deals with longevity, diseases, profession, progeny and spouse. The third is concerned with longevity, nature and cause of death. Also there is an account of Raja Yogas. The fourth chapter offers an elaborate account of the prenatal epoch, and the principles can be applied to natal charts. Now, for the first time all the four chapters have been presented in a single volume. The rendering follows the spirit of Maharshi Jaimini. Examples show the method of applying Jaiminian principles. This method extends, modifies and amends the interpretation of Jaimini without ignoring the spirit of the great Maharshi, a pre-Parasara authority on Astrology, enables one to know time of the events accurately. The book contains over 325 example birth charts. It is a must for every student of Astrology.
Prof. P.S. Sastri, M.A., Ph.D., D.Litt, was born on January 22, 1920. He holds degrees in English, Sanskrit, Telugu, Philosophy, Rigveda, Aesthetics & Coleridge, and Indian Philosophy. He is the retired head (1980) of the Department of English at the University of Nagpur. He is the author of nearly 60 books on literature, philosophy, English & Telegu, as well as the author and/or translator of a number of books on astrology. It is said the natural lifespan of man is 120 years. Sastri has reached but 2/3rds of that. In Kali Yuga, he is elderly yet brimming with wisdom & experience. Most people do not live long enough, do not have good enough health in their final years, to attempt what Sastri has attained.