Is Vedic astrology more accurate than Western astrology – Answer Here

Vedic astrology is occult science that is being used to make predictions in order to know good or bad time. Vedic Astrology works on the concept of correct birth details such that accurate position of planets can be known which control our lives.

On the basis of birth details, birth chart or janam kundali is generated by which Vedic astrologers do come to know about condition of houses, planets in birth chart. Every area is governed by various houses in birth chart and planets placed or house lord predicts the actual condition of that houses.

There are various things that astrologer had to study in order to give predictions like:-

Aspects – Every planet give 7th aspect from its position to concerned houses or planets. Aspects part also adds power to planet armoury in positive or negative way. Apart from 7th aspect, Saturn give 3rd and 10th aspect, Jupiter gives 5th and 9th aspect and Mars give 4th and 8th aspect from its position which had to be taken care by Vedic astrologer in predicting events.

Placement – In Vedic astrology, 6th, 8th or 12th house are Tic houses (bad houses) and planets placed in these houses do not give good results where as planets placed in 1st, 5th and 9th houses give good results. Apart from that there is concept of functional benefic or malefic planets for ascendant to ascendant that decides whether particular planet will give good or bad results.

In Indian astrology, there are 12 ascendants and for each ascendant, there are some functional benefic or functional malefic planets and that are:-

Aries –

Functional benefic planets – Mars, Jupiter, Sun and Moon

Functional malefic planets – Mercury

Neutral planets- Saturn and Venus

Rahu and Ketu always act as functional malefic planets for all ascendants in Hindu astrology.


Functional benefic planets – Venus, Saturn, Mercury

Functional malefic planets – Jupiter, Mars

Neutral planets – Sun, Moon


Functional benefic planets – Mercury, Venus, Saturn

Functional malefic planets – Mars

Neutral planets – Jupiter, Sun, Moon


Functional benefic planets – Moon, Sun, Mars

Functional malefic planets –Saturn, Mercury

Neutral planets – Venus, Jupiter


Functional benefic planets – Sun, Mars, Jupiter

Functional malefic planets – Saturn, Venus

Neutral planets – Mercury, Moon


Functional benefic planets – Mercury, Venus

Functional malefic planets – Mars, Sun

Neutral planets – Jupiter, Moon, Saturn


Functional benefic planets – Venus, Saturn

Functional malefic planets –Jupiter, Sun

Neutral planets – Mercury, Moon, Mars


Functional benefic planets – Mars, Jupiter, Sun, Moon

Functional malefic planets – Mercury, Venus

Neutral planet – Saturn


Functional benefic planets – Jupiter, Mars, Sun

Functional malefic planets – Saturn, Venus

Neutral planets – Mercury, Moon


Functional benefic planets – Saturn, Mercury, Venus

Functional malefic planets – Jupiter, Sun

Neutral planet – Moon, Mars


Functional benefic planets – Saturn, Venus

Functional malefic planets – Moon, Mars, Jupiter

Neutral planet – Mercury, Sun


Functional benefic planets- Jupiter, Mars, Moon

Functional malefic planets – Venus, Saturn, Sun

Neutral planet – Mercury

Overall, functional benefic planets give good results, functional malefic planet gives bad results where as neutral planets give results as according to their placement and aspects of planets. In Vedic astrology, however, things are not so simple and even functional malefic planets can give good results if they are getting aspect of functional benefic planets.

Whether good or bad results will depends upon Vimshottari Dasha. When planet dasha comes, then planet give their results in there period or in sub- periods.

In Indian astrology, there is concept of Muhuratha which is the method of choosing auspicious time for starting work. Muhuratha depends upon following things:





Rahu Kaal

On the basis of calculations, we find better suitable day.

Sade Sati in Vedic Astrology

In Vedic astrology, there is concept of Sade Sati. Sade Sati forms when Moon transits 12th, 1st and 2nd house from Moon. In India, Sade Sati is dreaded term as most of the people think that Sade Sati will give them negative results however results of Sade Sati will depends upon functional nature of Saturn for ascendant and further, its placement, aspect, conjunctions and strength in Divisional chart will able to give clue that whether Saturn Sade Sati will be good or bad.

In Vedic astrology there are various kind of astrology yoga too and some prominent and famous yoga are:

Raj yoga: This yoga forms when there is association of Trine house lord with Kendra house lord in good houses. Trine houses are 1st, 5th and 9th where as Kendra houses are 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th. This yoga gives name, fame, wealth as well as better luck.

Gajkesari yoga: This yoga forms when there is association of Moon and Jupiter in good houses. This yoga can bring wealth and fame to the native but this yoga can bring problems to native in whose charts, Jupiter and Moon is functional malefic planet and overall, lot of things had to be judged before giving results of this yoga.

Difference between Vedic Astrology and Western Astrology

Vedic astrology works on the principles of Nakshatra and Moon. In Hindu astrology or Indian astrology or Vedic astrology, Vimshottari dasha starts on the basis of degree of Moon in particular nakshatra. Without Moon and Nakshatra , Vedic astrology do not have any meaning where as in Western astrology ,more emphasis had been given to Sun sign although in Hindu astrology as well , Sun hold important place too.

In western astrology, emphasis had been given to Uranus and Neptune as well but in Vedic astrology, we do not take Uranus and Neptune into consideration.

In Vedic astrology, we test planet strength through Shadbala and Vimsopaka bala by which we able to know planet strength in giving results.

In Indian astrology, there is concept of Divisional charts by which we can test various areas of our life. For example, D9 chart is used to test marital life, D10 chart is used to test professional life, D7 chart for children, D24 chart for education and D12 chart for parents.

In this way, through Vedic astrology tools, we can go much deeper into various areas of our life and predicting events become easy.

Last but not the least, there is concept of astrology remedies in Vedic astrology by which we can reduce our sufferings too.

In this way, we can say that Vedic astrology can help to reduce our sufferings through our good deeds any by following of astrology remedies.

Bhanu Garg: