• Prayers for Vedic Learning - This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series ŚubhārambhaŚubhārambhaPrayers for Vedic LearningFoundation of Vedic AstrologyYuga-Time CyclesLanguage of SeersVedic CalendarNakṣatra: Lunar Houses of Sidereal ZodiacIn the first year you will learn two main directions of mantras and prayers. One is the worship of Guru and Gaṇeśa, while the second is Narasiṁha sādhanā. Listening to […]
  • Foundation of Vedic Astrology - This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series ŚubhārambhaŚubhārambhaPrayers for Vedic LearningFoundation of Vedic AstrologyYuga-Time CyclesLanguage of SeersVedic CalendarNakṣatra: Lunar Houses of Sidereal ZodiacYou must read this to get a broad view of Vedic Astrology. It teaches you the foundations on which this vedic science is built. You need to know the 33 […]
  • Yuga-Time Cycles - This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series ŚubhārambhaŚubhārambhaPrayers for Vedic LearningFoundation of Vedic AstrologyYuga-Time CyclesLanguage of SeersVedic CalendarNakṣatra: Lunar Houses of Sidereal Zodiac Makara Māsa: 14 Jan – 13 Feb, 2010 |Course starts ☉ Makara saṅkrānti Lesson#01: Linear and Cycle Time (1) Classical Greco-Roman Mythology – Greek Mythology : Hesiod, Roman Mythology […]
  • Language of Seers - This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series ŚubhārambhaŚubhārambhaPrayers for Vedic LearningFoundation of Vedic AstrologyYuga-Time CyclesLanguage of SeersVedic CalendarNakṣatra: Lunar Houses of Sidereal Zodiac Lesson#03: Language of Seers Part#1 Language of Vedas, Vedāñga Jyotiṣa, Śikṣā – The Language, Chandas – The Rhythm, Vyākaraṇa – Meaningful Word, Nirukta – The Root, Jyotiṣa – The […]
  • Vedic Calendar - This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series ŚubhārambhaŚubhārambhaPrayers for Vedic LearningFoundation of Vedic AstrologyYuga-Time CyclesLanguage of SeersVedic CalendarNakṣatra: Lunar Houses of Sidereal ZodiacSaṁvatsara Purusha The lessons given in this part are extracts from a forthcoming book on Jyotiṣa by Sanjay Rath. You are not authorized to use this information for any purpose […]
  • Nakṣatra: Lunar Houses of Sidereal Zodiac - This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series ŚubhārambhaŚubhārambhaPrayers for Vedic LearningFoundation of Vedic AstrologyYuga-Time CyclesLanguage of SeersVedic CalendarNakṣatra: Lunar Houses of Sidereal Zodiac Brhat Naksatra $7.53 God has decorated the heavens with constellations like pearls on dark steed. The light of the Sun hides them in the day, and all knowledge of […]
  • Vāra: Weekday - Vāra & Vāreśa: Weekday अथ सप्त वाराः। atha sapta vārāḥ | Translation: We speak of the seven weekdays आदित्यश्चन्द्रमा भौमो बुधश्चाथ बृहस्पतिः। शुक्रः शनैश्चरश्चैव वाराः सप्त प्रकीर्तिताः॥ ādityaścandramā bhaumo budhaścātha bṛhaspatiḥ | śukraḥ śanaiścaraścaiva vārāḥ sapta prakīrtitāḥ || Trasnlation: Sun (āditya), Moon (candramā), Mars (bhauma), Mercury (budha), Jupiter (bṛhaspati), Venus (śukra), Saturn (śaniścara) are the […]
  • Jyotiṣa Scope - In this lesson we learn about what is vedāñga jyotiṣa and its scope. Vedāñga Jyotiṣa Objective of the lesson is to know how big is this subject and to realize that jyotiṣa is as vast as the universe. Everything that is created finds its place in symbols and significations. Please take a printout of the […]
  • Additional Lessons - Concepts Before we begin, we need to study a few sources to understand the importance of Maharṣi Parāśara. The first Lesson in this group was prepared for another course and the original word document is lost. I hope some of you can preserve these file for posterity. There is a nice description of the life […]
  • Auspicious Commencement - om gurave namah The time allocated for each topic is about 15 days and the dates indicated are the last date for the topic to be completed and assignment submitted. If you are late, please do not submit the assignment. Students will be graded on the basis of their assignments and tests. However, we have […]
  • Rāśi Information - राशिनामानि। rāśināmāni | मेषो वृषोऽथ मिथुनः कर्कटः सिंहकन्यके। तुलाऽथ वृश्चको धन्वी मकरः कुंभमीनकौ॥ meṣo vṛṣo’tha mithunaḥ karkaṭaḥ siṁhakanyake | tulā’tha vṛścako dhanvī makaraḥ kuṁbhamīnakau || Translation: Popular names of the Rashi are Meṣa (Aries), Vṛṣa (Taurus), Mithuna (Gemini), Karkaṭa (Cancer), Siṁha (Leo), Kanyā (Virgo), Tulā (Libra), Vṛścika (Scorpio), Dhanus (Sagittarius), Makara (Capricorn), Kumbha (Aquarius) and […]
  • Creation of Signs - नक्षत्रपादैः राशिविचारः। nakṣatrapādaiḥ rāśivicāraḥ | Translation: The signs were created from the pada of the nakṣatra (constellations). Every nakṣatra has four pada each measuring 3°20’. The span of nakṣatra is 4×3°20’=13°20’. The span of a rāśi is 30°. Nine nakṣatra-pada join to create a rāśi 9×3°20’=30°. The important concept explained here is the power of […]
  • Drawing Charts - There is another slide on drawing charts. You also need to study this and make a list of the spiritual practices discussed therein. It is important that you practice drawing the charts, even if you have a computer to do so. You MUST learn how to draw them correctly by habit Drawing Charts Slides Various […]