The most important aspect of astrology Vimshotri Dasha system has been discussed in detail as no prediction can be given without looking at the dasha of a particular planet and how it is placed in the horoscope, whether it is in any of the inauspicious houses and whether it is under afflication. –The Soul of All, Vol.40, May 1999
An attempt has been made in this book to clarify the Signs, Houses and Planets-the three basic factors which need to be understood clearly for developing successful predictive ability. …This book is a manual of practical astrology designed to enable the reader to handle queries relating to various facets of everyday life successfully. – Review Projector, Vol.2, No.1 (Jan-March 1999) [The author] has made a comprehensive study of astrology designed to enable the reader to handle queries relating to various facets of everyday life successfully. –Express Star Teller, April 1999
To overcome the traditional and tiresome exercise of calculating the “shadbala” (six-fold strength of a planet) is a welcome feature in this book. Besides elaborating on the rudiments of astrology, the author, for the benefit of students and also the lay people, shares his knowledge of the rules for judging various aspects of life from the houses (zodiacal signs), positing of the planets in the 12 signs, their aspects, methods of determining the period of auspicious events, birth of children, longevity, etc. –The Hindu, August 17, 1999
About the Author
D.S. MATHUR is a member of the Indian Administrative Service since 1971. He holds master’s degrees in Mathematics and Modern Indian History from the University of Allahabad. He has also pursued studies at the University of Birmingham, U.K. He has travelled widely in Europe and South East Asia. He has a deep and abiding interest in the culture and history of our country and has made a comprehensive study of astrological literature.