Keep your horoscope ready with you. For following this book the Vedic horoscope (only) will be needed. You can create your horoscope free of cost from many thousands of free online applications and software on internet. You can get your horoscope from www.mykundali.com.
For starting, use only Lagna Chart. This is very simple to create your horoscope and if you want you can download many other programs free of cost. Now enter your name, date of birth, time and place and get your horoscope. Be sure to select the north Indian horoscope. It is simpler. Now come on the page where you see the horoscope. Don’t be confused by seeing many different charts and stay on the main horoscope (Lagna Horoscope) only. It will look something as given below.
Here you can see that the big square is distributed in 12 parts and there are numbers written from 1-12 in all the 12 parts. These numbers denote the signs or zodiac signs (also called rashi). These signs are from Aries to Pisces and most of you might have heard about them. Any way below is a brief description of the signs telling what they really are. Keep your horoscope with you and we will come back to it for discussing other aspects of it and what else it has.