About PJC

  • The Inspiration - Brahma taught the Vedas and vedāñga (which includes Jyotiṣa) to his mind-born son Nārada. Some jyotiṣa teachings are available in the Nārada saṁhitā. In turn devarṣi Nārada passed this knowledge… Read More
  • PJC Overview - The Parāśara Jyotiṣa course is to be taught in the tradition of Puri, India and includes spiritual instructions to develop the mind in order to grasp the entire subject. The… Read More
  • Certification - Certification is optional as jyotiṣa is a vedāñga or spirituality related discipline. Students who wish to become Teachers of any course or Mentors will have to be certified Students who… Read More
  • Certification Optional - Certification is optional as jyotiṣa is a vedāñga or spirituality related discipline. ♦ Students who wish to become Teachers of any course or Mentors will have to be certified ♥… Read More
  • Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita - The Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita Certification examination can be taken by students after they complete the following academic years of study of the Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course. PJC Year-1 PJC Year-2A PJC Year-2B… Read More
  • PJC Year-1 Syllabus - Syllabus PJC Year-1 This is the foundation of Vedic astrology where the teachings of the sage Parāśara are explained in scientific detail. The principles involved in each śloka must be… Read More

WeBlog

  • Bhagavat Gita Sloka 10-20 - अहमात्मा गुडाकेश सर्वभूताशयस्थितः। अहमादिश्च मध्यं च भूतानामन्त एव च॥ १०-२०॥ ahamātmā guḍākeśa sarvabhūtāśayasthitaḥ | ahamādiśca madhyaṁ ca bhūtānāmanta eva ca || 10-20|| Simple Translation: O thick-haired (Arjuna), I am the… Read More
  • Jyotiṣa Devatā - As a subject, Jyotiṣa has a few major heads which include - • Lakṣaṇa Śāstra which means study of the omens and signs on the body and around. This includes… Read More
  • Vidya, Jnana and Mantra - As you know we have a contact class for a short period where we teach some of the topics of the PJC and get an opportunity to meet with the… Read More
  • Expansion of Nārāyaṇa – Directions - In the lesson Foundation of Vedic Astrology, the first division of the body of Nārāyaṇa was divided into four parts. If we consider the entire body to be represented by… Read More
  • Pinnamaneni Bhanu Prasad - +91 9000 168806. bhanuparis@gmail.com 302, Nandi Plaza, KT Road, Tirupati-517507 Pinnamaneni Bhanu Prasad received his M.Sc in Applied Mathematics and Ph.D in Engineering from Andhra University, India. He spent major… Read More

Mentors

  • B. Lakshmi Ramesh - b_lakshmi_ramesh@yahoo.com +91-877-2234897 +91-9494404481 Lakshmi is a practising astrologer from Tirupati, the world famous temple town in Andhra Pradesh, India. Hailing from a pious, banking family… Read More
  • Mariella Cassar - mariella.cassar@usa.net www.mariellacassar.com +447773403681 Mariella Cassar is a practicing astrologer qualified in both Vedic and Western Astrology. She studied Jyotish with Pandit Sanjay Rath for many… Read More
  • Visti Larsen - Visti LarsenBA.Ling.Merc, Jyotiṣa Guru, Jaimini Scholar vistilarsen@gmail.com Personal Website Rama Education/ Søborg, Denmark DK# (+45) 3693 4989, US# (+1) 718-404-9315 fb/Larsen.Visti Visti Larsen began studying… Read More
  • Sat Siri Khalsa - Sat Siri Khalsa satsiri_khalsa@yahoo.com Personal Website JSP America P.O. Box 486, Santa Cruz, New Mexico 87567-0486, USA +1 505-753-6521 fb/SatsiriJyotish Sat Siri is a fulltime… Read More
  • Sarbani Rath - Background 15B Gangaram Hospital Road, New Delhi, India 110060 +91-11-42430122, +91-9810449850 Sarbani.Rath@srijagannath.org Twitter Updates WebPages FB Sarbani Rath Born on the Thirtieth day of June… Read More
  • Andrew Foss - PO Box 91, Earlysville, VA 22936, USA. +1-202-657-5432 Andrew@VedicSoftware.com WebPages Andrew Foss Andrew is the President and co-founder of the British Association of Vedic Astrology.… Read More

F.A.Q

  • Time Required - How many hours by week i.e. how much time is required? Also in which month (approx) the contact program will be held? Answer: You can… Read More
  • Online Classes - How are the classes conducted online through internet? Answer: The classes are conducted through lessons. These lessons are online pages and they also have video… Read More
  • New Batch? - Will the course starting from January (2015, or any year) have a new batch of people or the course is continuing from previous years? Answer:… Read More
  • Śubhārambha Plan - We have a certain vision for the students of PJC Year-1 which needs to be completed with their mentor. You will notice under Members >>… Read More
  • Long Course - BPHS takes 5 months to read, max! why does this course need 5 years? Every subject has levels of knowledge and the same book can… Read More
  • BPHS Path - Why are we approaching the topics of BPHS in this manner? This is the manner in which we have learnt Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra and… Read More

Jyotisa Guru

Sanjay Rath belongs to a traditional family of astrologers from Bira Balabhadrapur Sasan village of Puri, Orissa, which trace their lineage back to Shri Achyuta Das (Sri Achyutananda). His grandfather, the late Pandit Jagannath Rath, was the Jyotish Ratna of Orissa and authored many books on Jyotish. He began his studies at a tender age, and received the depth of Jyotish only found among those who have been trained in the ancient traditional way of the parampara. More Info

Lakshmi is a practising astrologer from Tirupati. As part of Jaimini India, she was one of the 3 teachers who taught Jaimini Upadesa Sutras at Bhimtal. She is a regular contributor to Jyotish Digest Magazine through her Vishnu Purana series. More Info

Pinnamaneni Bhanu Prasad became interested in Vedic Astrology when he met Smt. Lakshmi Ramesh during a visit to the holy temple city of Tirupati at the holy feet of Lord Venkateswara and Lord Shiva. This led to his study of Jyotish through the “Parāśara Jyotişa Course” with Pt. Sanjay Rath and qualification as “Jyotişa Paņḍita” from “Devaguru Brihaspati Center”. Bhanu also completed “Jaimini Scholar Program”... More Info

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