It is from Samudrika Shastra that ancient pundits drew a set of five books in Urdu langage, on Hindu Astrology and Palmistry during 19th Century.
The core farmanns or upaya, which means remedial measures for planetary afflictions, are given in poetic verses with deep philosophy and nuances that can not be seen by common eye, this treatise is believed to have been obtained from Persia, for taking remedial measures for ill influences of planets on one’s life according to the astrological natal charts of individuals, which came to be known as Lal Kitab remedies, which brought to the knowledge of people by folk traditions prevailing in the northern part of India, which include the regions of present India and Pakistan.
Considered a very valuable branch of Vedic Astrology, a set of five books were written between 1939 and 1952, which were named Lal Kitab, originally written in Urdu language, first time ever in the history of Astrology, these books interpreting a new style of horoscope analysis and also prescribing quick, simple and affordable remedies for ill effects of astrological positions of planets.
Origin of Lal Kitab
History of Lal Kitab
Lal Kitab Principles