Extracts 1. – From the best blog entries concerning Inner Sky Electrum Astrology Software for Windows 7 and Vista
Manazil – Arabic Lunar Mansion (example)
Xiu – Chinese Lunar Mansion (example)
Nakshatra – Indian Mansions Of the Moon (example)
Ancient Scythian Lunar Mansions (example)
and many more…
Illustrations to be displayed in the celestial sphere zone: Hevelius, Grotius,
Kircher, Abu Ma’shar, Abd al-Wahid, As-Sufi, Indian, Esna, Denderah, Athribis,
reconstructed Sumerian-Babylonian, Chinese constellational lunar mansions….
The astrological houses of the Moons by Mathews (Xiu 1):
Those by Gangooly (Xiu 2):
…and the famous Four Animals (Four Symbols – Si Xiang):
Inner Sky Electrum Synoptical Astrology Software for Windows 7 is a powerful piece of software with capabilities not found in any other astrology program. I will display by means of some famous historical eclipses to demonstrate how powerful is this tool.
I have attached the chartweel of the famous phenomenon from April 20, 899 B.C., called China’s ‘Double-Dawn’ eclipse. It was an annular solar eclipse that occurred immediately after the sunrise and it was visible from the eastern region of China.
’During the first year of the reign of King Yi, in the first month of spring, the sun rose twice at Zheng.’
– from the Bamboo Annals
…and with Chinese lunar mansions (Xiu) too:
There are several index dates to determine the beginning of the Kali-Yuga. According to the Surya Siddhanta, Kali Yuga began at midnight (00:00) on 18 February 3102 BCE in the proleptic Julian calendar, or 23 January 3102 BCE in the proleptic Gregorian calendar. This date is also considered by many Hindus to be the day that Krishna left Earth to return to his abode. Tradition says that the planets Saturn, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Mercury and the Sun and the Moon were all situated near the nakshatra Revati. (According to Surya Siddhanta and Jyotisa sastra)
With Inner Sky Electrum Synoptical Astrology Software (for Windows 7 and Windows Vista) I can display the whole celestial schema (inside: tropical zodiac, in the middle: sidereal vedic lunar mansions (Nakshatra), outermost zone: true stellar constellations along the Ecliptic).
The second horoscope demonstrates the sidereal zodiac instead of the nakshatras within the synoptical context: