Vedic Astrology (Jyotish) Basic Training Tables.

This table: Shows the movement of the Sun (Surya or Ravi) through the Signs of the Zodiac, known in Sanskrit as the Rashis or Rasis, which means "Signs". 

Vedic Astrology (Jyotish) Signs (Rashis) Basic Information Cont.
Sign Height Strong During Rise By Mobility Direction-Element-Caste-4 types repeat
Aries Short Night Hind Movable East-Fire-Kshatriya
Taurus Short Night Hind Fixed South-Earth-Vaishya
Gemini Medium Night Head Mixed West-Air-Shudra
Cancer Medium Night Hind Movable North-Water-Brahmin
Leo Tall Day Head Fixed East-Fire-Kshatriya
Virgo Tall Day Head Mixed South-Earth-Vaishya
Libra Tall Day Head Movable West-Air-Shudra
Scorpio Tall Day Head Fixed North-Water-Brahmin
Sagittarius Medium Night Hind Mixed East-Fire-Kshatriya
Capricorn Medium Night Hind Movable South-Earth-Vaishya
Aquarius Short Day Head Fixed West-Air-Shudra
Pisces Short Day Both Mixed North-Water-Brahmin

Links to the Jyotish Tables of information or vedic astrology calculations

Planets of Jyotish basic info
Planets cont., Misc. categories

Signs or Rashis- basic data

Signs cont., rise, height, mobility

Houses of a jyotish chart

Special signs for the planets

Natural Frienships

Calculating temporary relationships

Nakshatras, Guna, Gana, Demigod

Nakshatras Span in Zodiac, Body Part

Nakshatra Caste Namkaran syllables

Varga Charts of Jyotish Applications

Dates Sun Changes Signs

Drekkana Body Parts

Lengths of Vimshottari Dashas

Tithis General Applications

Names of the Months
Om Tat Sat

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The Signs or Rashis, of Jyotish, or Vedic Astrology, and some basic things about them. The book "Light on Life" by Hart De Fouw and Robert Svaboda published by Penquin is a good book as for the explanations of how to use the above parameters alloted to the signs. That book is recommended widely also.