Episode 241 of the podcast accommodates an interview with Kenneth Miller about an historic Sanskrit textual content from India that is called Yavanajatakaand the talk about whether or not it’s a translation of a Greek work on Hellenistic astrology.
A crucial version and commentary on this textual content was printed by David Pingree in 1978, and it has since been widely known in tutorial circles that there was some kind of transmission of Greek astrology to India between the first and seventh centuries AD, then merged with the indigenous types of astrology that already existed there.
Lately, some students like Invoice M. Mak Pingrees have pushed again the relationship of the Yavanajataka and among the conclusions he has drawn from the textual content, whereas nonetheless accepting the overall premise that the textual content exhibits that some kind of transmission is happening has taken place.
These conclusions by scientists are generally rejected by some practitioners of Indian astrology who consider that its custom goes again 1000’s of years and has been integrated into the traditional Vedic faith.
On the United Astrology Convention in 2018, Kenneth Miller gave a chat entitled “There’s curry in my feta!” The event of horoscopic astrology in India and Egypt, the place he pushed again the notion that the Yavanajataka presents a purely Greek type of astrology.
On this podcast episode, we determined to sit down down and discuss either side of the talk after which really learn a number of passages from Pingree’s translation of the guide Yavanajatakato spotlight each some similarities and a few variations when in comparison with the teachings of Hellenistic astrology.
Kenneth practices Indian astrology and can be President of Kepler School. Extra details about his work will be discovered at:
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