In India, the Study of Astrology or Jyotish Shastra can be traced to the Vedic times. Glimpses of Astrology Traditions are visible in the ‘Atharva-Veda’, one among the most sacred texts of India. Ancient Indian Vedas Astrology in India, more popularly known as Jyotish, relies more on the Sidereal ( according to the Stars ) positions of the Planets, just as one sees them in the Sky, against the positions assigned to few relatively fixed Stars.
Vedic Astrology is an ancient Indian Science which explains Planetary Motions and Positions with respect to Time and their Effects on Humans and Other Entities on Earth. Vedic Astrology can be traced Thousands of years back. Early Vedic Astrology was only based on the movement of Planets with Respect to Stars, but later on it’s started including Zodiac Signs as well.