The Book by Dr Dennis Harness provides an excellent practical presentation to this important astrological system. It shows us how to access the wisdom of the Nakshatras in our personal life and for our society. Through it, the modern reader can understand the energies of their stars and learn how to utilize these to bring their lives into harmony with the great forces of the universe. The book is a must reading not only for any students of astrology but for anyone interested in self-development or spiritual growth.
"By providinng a clear, succinct and easily available introduction to the nakshatras or lunar mansions of Vedic astrology, Dr Harness has filled a great need. His fine work will be useful to astrologers for years to come." -Kenneth Johnson, Co-author of Mythic Astrology
"The Nakshatras blends a profound knowledge of ancient eastern mythology with an equally profound understanding of modern western psychology. This book explores our ancient astrological roots in a comprehensive manner that will capture the interest of both eastern and western astrologers alike." - Dennis Flaherty, Director of the Northwest Institute of Vedic Studies
"The Nakshatras is a groundbreaking book of great importance. Finally, a clear concise text on the lunar mansions provides astrologers practical information to use in every birth chart interpretation. This text fills a gap that has existed in Hindu Astrology, not for hundreds, but thousands of years. Thank you. Dennis Harness, for a job well done!" - James T. Braha, Author of Ancient Hindu Astrology for the Modern, Western Astrologer
David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) is one of the few Westerners recognized in India as a Vedacharya or teacher of the ancient Vedic wisdom. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Vedic Topics including Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology,Vedanta, Hinduism, Yoga, and Tantra, as well as translations and interpretations from the Vedas. Dr. Frawley has been given many awards for his work in India including the Veda Vyasa award by the International Institute of India Studies. He is a Jyotish Kovid through the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences, and is also the President of the American Council of Vedic Astrology, the American offshoot of the Indian council; He has a Doctorês degree in Chinese Medicine and has also been certified as an expert through the University of Poona for his knowledge of Yoga and Ayurveda. He is presently Director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies.