There are several types of astrology that help individuals learn more about themselves and their natal energies. Two of the main types of astrology are Western and Vedic astrology. Many people are familiar with Western astrology as it includes both the main and outer planetary positions. Vedic astrology, originating in India, is also very popular. In this article, we will explore both Western and Vedic astrology noting the similarities and differences and why some people prefer one over the other.
Western Vs. Vedic Astrology
Western and Vedic astrology are both astrology systems that explore the exchange of energy between planetary bodies. Western astrology is considered Tropical or fixed astrology where there are fixed dates for the positions of the planetary bodies and, thus, the dates in which the applicable zodiac signs end and begin.