Nadi Astrology is over 2000 years old . The sapta rishis (or the famous seven sages) of the hindu tradition had written about the life and destiny of persons to be born in this world . In a typical nadi leaves reading, there will be 16 khandams ( chapters ) . Out of this, the first twelve will be an interpretation of the first twelve houses in a person’s horoscope. The four additional “ khandams” are
a) Santhi Khandam: This deals with the sins committed in earlier births and the respective remedies. This is similar to the remedies that we suggest in reading of charts. It may involve visits to certain specific temples and performance of havans.
b) Deksha Khandam: Here the deity favouring the seeker, and the mantra is indicated. It may also involve wearing of a particular lucky charm , which would favour the seeker.
c) Aushada Khandam: This deals with the seeker’s chronic diseases, and what medicines are to be taken to cure them.
d) Dasa Bukthi Khandam: This deals with the native’s current dasa and bukthi and its implications.