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Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course (PJC) 2021-25

“And if all this Maya is so beautiful, think of the wondrous beauty of the Reality behind it!”Swami Vivekananda With great excitement, I wish to share the announcement for the upcoming Parashara Jyotisha Course (PJC Mahadeva). Enrolments for the course are already open, while the course starts on the third Thursday in January 2021. 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 student is to develop a keen understanding of Vedic astrology and will master the śloka of Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra

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10 Things You Should Know About The Lagna & Why

Have you noticed that everybody knows their Ascendant, also known as Lagna in Vedic Astrology? You will hear people say I am born as “so and so”  Lagna with reference to any of the twelve sun signs, and the story begins. But, have you asked yourself what is Lagna?! Here are the 10 things you should know about the Lagna & Why. “Without knowing Why there is no pleasure in learning.” Pt. Sanjay Rath 1. What is Lagna? Lagna, also referred to as Ascendant, is your entry point into this life. This is the reason why we say that the Lagna is

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The 9th house of Bhāgya

Guide & Guru Pt. Sanjay Rath This article was inspired by the recent Leeds workshop delivered by the Visti Larsen, titled Mending one’s fortunes. This workshop is now available at Rama Academy. As per Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra the 9th house represents the bhāgya (fortune), śyāla (wifes brother), dharma (religion, purpose), Tirtha (sacred place, pilgrimage), yatra (travel), and brātṛpatni (brothers spouse). The topic of this article is bhāgya. Bhāgya can be translated as destiny, fate, fortune; but the root of the word bhāgya comes from the word bhaga which means a portion, a part, division, or a share. And what has

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Caturashraya: Houses of Protection

This is a part of the article series on the topic of the Bhava classification, and it is an excerpt from the third chapter named Bhava: The houses of Visti Larsen’s book Jyotisha Fundamentals – My Master’s words (this book is now available as E-book on all Amazon platforms). The fifth house from any house is its shelter or ashraya i.e. the fifth house from Lagna shows the shelter of the native and indicates the children or followers who will take on and continue the native’s goals and ideals in life. As the fourth house shows one’s home, the shelter of the same becomes very

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Maraka houses: Killers

This is a part of the article series on the topic of the Bhava classification, and it is an excerpt from the third chapter named Bhava: The houses of Visti Larsen’s book Jyotisha Fundamentals – My Master’s words (this book is now available as E-book on all Amazon platforms). Two houses attain the special ability to take us away from this abode, i.e. kill us. These are: The second (food, sustenance, or lack of the same) Seventh (the time for rebirth)

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Jyotish NEWS & Events

Leeds International Vedic Astrology Conference: Fate & Fortune It is always good news when announcing events and gatherings dedicated to the topic that we love, namely Jyotish. One such event has been planned for the month of October this year, in Leeds Theosophical Society. The topic chosen is Bhagya: Fate & Fortune. The conference has an exciting panel of speakers, including Visti Larsen, Rajan Pitamber, Gordon Brennan, Vijaya Subramanian, and Paul Barker.

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