The main reasons to select this topic on “The Use of Fixed Stars in Astrology” as a subject for the thesis written by Mr. A. S. Writer are :
1.       To make attempts to bring in a scientific temperament on the subject.
2.       To link the subject from the times of the Aryans, the propogators of the knowledge of the cosmos, the planets and the stars and their related phenomena to the ancient civilizations, on of which is India, that is Bharat, apart from knowing the philosophicl thoughts of those times.
3.       To make attempts to show the authenticity of the knowledge used in the interpretations of the fixed stars on the lives of human beings.  The  case studies are divided into two sections: 1)Celebrated case studies; and 2)Case studies of persons whom he has met personally for a continuous period and noted the events in their lives.