Addiction to Tobacco Smoking comes from Nicotine addiction. Medical research has established that tobacco smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema and Cardiovascular disease among other health problems. Smoking Cessation to reduce tobacco addiction is being promoted by a large number quit smoking aids like nicotine gum and lozenges, nicotine Patches. There are educational programs on “how to quit smoking” and easy availability of stop smoking help. People still continue to smoke in spite of the dire consequences. Vedic astrology provides an unique insight into this strange behavior.
Some of the the planetary combinations behind compulsive smoking habit are as follows:
- The Sun and the Moon in the 7th house from the Ascendant aspected by Saturn indicate a keen desire for smoking.
- When Rahu and Jupiter are combined in the 4th, the 6th or 12th house as