स्वस्ति न इन्द्रो वृद्धश्रवाः स्वस्ति नः पूषा विश्ववेदाः। स्वस्ति नस्तार्क्ष्यो अरिष्टनेमिः स्वस्ति नो बृहस्पतिर्दधातु॥
svasti na indro vṛddhaśravāḥ svasti naḥ pūṣā viśvavedāḥ | svasti nastārkṣyo ariṣṭanemiḥ svasti no bṛhaspatirdadhātu ||

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Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course

Learn Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra, śloka by śloka from Pt. Sanjay Rath and others
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Jaimini Scholar Program

A five year program to master Maharṣi Jaimini kṛta Upadeśa Sūtra. Access original Himalaya teachings...
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Mantra Foundation

One year course teaching the foundations of mantra strictly from Śāradā Tilakaṁ. Śrī and Gaṇeśa sādhanā included.
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Śiva Mahāpurāṇa Course Devaguru Bṛhaspati Center announces a course for study of the Śiva Mahāpurāṇa (SMP-I) to commence from June 19, 2014. The duration of the course is planned for 18 months. More information Highlights of SMP-I Course Pt.Sanjay Rath Course Creator, Jyotisa GuruSarbani Rath Course Coordinator +91-9810449850 sarbani.rath@devaguru.com Course Website DBC Student Lists The aim of the […] Read More
Advanced Jyotiṣa Workshop ICAS Chandigarh Center Presents Advanced Jyotiṣa Workshop with Pt. Sanjay Rath Saturday 22 Feb, 2014: Disease Principles for examination of disease Ripu: 6th bhāva; Roga: 8th bhāva and Khara; Bādhaka Upagraha Varga: D3, D3S, D9, D30, D30S, etc. Various Tools Sunday 23 Feb, 2014: Karma Kṣetra Examining Profession from Dasāṁśa Karma Bhāva in Rāśi & […] Read More
CVA 2014 Conference Jupiter in Cancer —The Return of the Light Dates: June 19-23, 2014. Greater Seattle Area Venue: Embassy Suites Seattle – North/Lynnwood, 20610 44th Ave West, Lynnwood, Washington, USA 98036 | Tel: +1-425-775-2500 | Fax: +1-425-774-0485 Reservations Map The CVA will be celebrating our 20th anniversary by convening an extraordinary conference in the greater Seattle area […] Read More
2014 BAVA Conference Conference Theme: ‘Jupiter and Saturn in honor of their exaltations’ Dates: 24 to 29 April 2014 London, UK. Venue: 11/13 Mandeville Place, London WIU 3AJ, UK. (nearest tube station Bond Street) Google Map This is the 16th international BAVA Conference. The Workshops are with Sanjay Rath, Pandit Samavedula, Komilla Sutton and Andrew Foss The Faculty […] Read More
Sivananda Ashram 15th AVAC Sivananda Ashram 15th Annual Vedic Astrology Conference Friday, July 4—Sunday, July 6, 2014 Speakers: Sanjay Rath • Sarbani Rath • Komilla Sutton • William R. Levacy, Ph.D. • Andrew Foss PhD • James Kelleher • Sadasiva (Sam Geppi) • Swami Sitaramananda • Olga Mandodari Sokolova • Pandit Samavedula • William Surface Venue: Sivananda Ashram Yoga […] Read More

Namaste!

  • SoHamsa
  • Sanjay Rath
  • Traditional Course
  • The Inspiration

Namaste! We welcome the divine you

suryam SoHamsa is the name of the Sun God as addressed to by Sri Ganesha. Soham is a Sanskrit word or mantra which means I am Him (Him refers to the omniscient Brahma) and thus, Soham is the mantra stating ‘aham brahmasmi’. All the living beings on earth produce this sound ‘So’ while inhaling and ‘Ham’ when they exhale. In the reverse, the word ‘hamsa’ is derived from joining of the words ahaM + saH and represents the Jivatman/ individual soul. These two words sohaM and haMsa are the same with reversed phonemes representing pranayama (breathing process) where one starts with the inhalation and the other with exhalation. Taken together, these words sohaM + haMsa = sohaMsa and refers to the merging of the Jivatman and Paramatman…and that alone is the real goal of Jyotisa or Vedic Astrology. Every other seemingly significant objective is only another milestone for this goal. No doubt then that the great Adi Shankara wrote the Prapañcasāra Tantra where the five great mantras addressing each of the tattva (devatā) are ॐ (om) ह्रीं (hrīṁ) हंसः (haṁsaḥ) सोऽहं (so'haṁ) स्वाहा (svāhā) and together they form the prapañca mantra
ॐ ह्रीं हंसः सोऽहं स्वाहा om hrīṁ
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Bio :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). Sanjay studied under his uncle, late Pandit Kasinath Rath. 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. He later became a graduate of mechanical engineering and worked for some time with the Government of India. Leaving government service to devote himself completely to Jyotisha, he has the depth of the ancient knowledge with the ability to communicate it to the modern mind. He uses Brihat Parasara Hora Shastra, Jaimini Upadesa Sutras, Brihat Jataka and Saravali as the foundations of Jyotisha and teaches from various other Jyotish scripture and sacred literature such as the Bhagavad Gita, Upanisads, Puranas, etc. Few are able to grasp Sanjay’s broad and deep approach, and only Read More

The Tradition

By Andrew Foss, Ph.D chaitanyamantra Maharishi Parashara can be looked on as the head of the lineage of Jyotish teaching as the oldest text that we have is his. However the tradition is that this knowledge was taught by the creator Brahma to his son Narada who taught it to Rishi Saunaka who taught Maharishi Parashara. Parashara’s son and disciple was Veda Vyasa. Maharishi Jaimini was the disciple of Veda Vyasa, thus Jaimini’s guru’s guru was Parashara. By titling his work the ‘Upadesha’ sutras, he clearly indicates that they are explanatory of the teachings received from his guru, and so from Parashara. Indeed, without Jaimini’s sutras, what other text gives such deep insight into Parashara’s teachings? There are many teachings of Parashara that have been largely ignored for lack of knowledge of how to apply them. Early in BPHS, for example, Parashara tells us to use the Rashi Drishtis (sign aspects), long before the Graha Drishtis (planetary aspects) are introduced. However, especially in the North of India, these Drishtis are seldom checked or their implications for the structure of cosmic energy understood. 500 years ago in 1510, Swami Achutyananda took birth. He became one of the PanchaSakha or five Read More
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ॐ हंसहंसाय विद्महे सोऽहं हंसाय धिमहि।
हंसः सोऽहं प्रचोदयात्॥
om haṁsahaṁsāya vidmahe so'haṁ haṁsāya dhimahi|
haṁsaḥ so'haṁ pracodayāt||

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 to Maharṣi Saunaka. Maharṣi Parāśara was the disciple of Maharṣi Saunaka and received the complete knowledge of the Vedas and vedāñga from his spiritual master in addition to substantial learning from his most illustrious grandfather Maharṣi Vasiṣṭha. His magnum opus Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra is in the traditional form of dialogue with his śiṣya Maharṣi Maitreya wherein the humble disciple makes sincere queries and is taught the complete Horā śāstra. An exactly similar dialogue exists between Parāśara and Maitreya in the Viṣṇu Purāṇa. Therefore it is imperative to also study this purāṇa to develop a better understanding of the teachings of the seer. In our tradition three books are considered the foundation –
  • Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra
  • Maharṣi Jaimini kṛta Upadeśa Sūtra
  • Srimad Bhagavat Gītā

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 Read More

Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course

About Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course

About Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course About Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course
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 to Maharṣi Saunaka. Maharṣi Parāśara was the disciple of Maharṣi Saunaka and received the complete knowledge of the Vedas and vedāñga from his spiritual master […]
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Schedule Batch-3: 2014

Schedule Batch-3: 2014 Schedule Batch-3: 2014
The third batch of the Class of PJC commences in the Year 2014. This batch is to be mentored by Andrew Foss PhD, Jaimini Scholar. Mr. Andrew Foss is the Mentor for the batch and shall function as the Jyotiṣa Guru for all matters. PJC Schedule America Batch: Year 2014 Jyotiṣa Guru: Andrew Foss PhD, […]
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Schedule Batch-2: 2013

Schedule Batch-2: 2013 Schedule Batch-2: 2013
The second batch of the Himala Class of PJC started in the Year 2012 (early birds) and technically from the year 2013. This batch is to be taught jointly by Pt.Sanjay Rath and Mrs. Sarbani Rath, Jaimini Scholars. Mrs. Sarbani Rath is the Mentor for the batch and shall function as the Jyotiṣa Guru for […]
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Schedule Batch-1: 2010

Schedule Batch-1: 2010 Schedule Batch-1: 2010
The course for each academic year of the Parāśara Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita program shall commence from Makara saṅkrānti (about 14 January) and shall be taught online. The contact course shall be for about 30 days (as required for each academic year, refer syllabus) in the Himalayas, India during the auspicious Tula māsa (Kārtika Pūrṇimā, Guru Nanak […]
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Jaimini Scholar Program

Jaimini Scholar Program

Jaimini Scholar Program Jaimini Scholar Program
The Jaimini Scholar Program (JSP) is perhaps, the greatest and most detailed jyotiṣa study available on this planet. It is no mean feat to study this in depth and finally get certified after facing the viva-voce. This program was conceptualised and taught in the traditional manner by Pt. Sanjay Rath at Almora and Bhimtal, Himalayas. […]
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JSP FAQs

JSP FAQs JSP FAQs
By Steve Hubball What is the Jaimini Scholar Program? The Jaimini Scholar Program seeks to continue the esteemed Jyotish lineage of Pandit Sanjay Rath, Atri Gotra, and reveal the true teachings and spiritual wisdom of Maharishi Parāśara and Maharishi Jaimini. This lineage traces directly from the enlightened Jyotishi Sri Achutyananda Das (born 1510), the teaching […]
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Maharishi Jaimini

Maharishi Jaimini Maharishi Jaimini
By Sarbani Rath Parāśara says, “Know that Kṛṣṇa Dvaipāyana Veda Vyāsa is none other than Nārāyaṇa himself.” In each Manvantar, Viṣṇu took the form of Vyāsa in order to segregate the Vedas for the welfare of the world. The form Viṣṇu takes in order to divide the Vedas is known as Veda Vyāsa. Viṣṇu did […]
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Course Importance

Course Importance Course Importance
Guarding & Sharing Secrets One of the most important and guarded secrets of our tradition is knowledge of Jaimini Sutras. Currently there are four adhyaya present in preserved texts, though it is assumed that there are more chapters written by Maharishi Jaimini. The sutras are coded in Katayapadhi Varga, and correct transliteration can be done […]
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Jaimini Scholars

  • Sarbani Rath >

    Sarbani Rath sarbani.rath@devaguru.com http://sarbanirath.com JSP India Head of DBC | SoHamsa 15B Gangaram Hospital Road, New Delhi 110060, India +91-9810449850 fb/SarbaniRath @sarbanirath Bio: Born on the Thirtieth day of June 1962 in Calcutta, India at seventeen minutes past midnight, to very pious parents Ashoke Kumar Sarkar and Aloka, who were the third generation in the Sarkar family directly associating with the Ramakrishna order. Sarbani had the good fortune of associating with Read More
  • Andrew Foss >

    PO Box 91, Earlysville, VA 22936, USA. +1-202-657-5432 Andrew@VedicSoftware.com WebPages FB/andrew.foss.509 Andrew is the President and co-founder of the British Association of Vedic Astrology. He has a BA and MA from Oxford University in Physics and an MSc and PhD in Computing Science. He is the author of the leading software for Vedic Astrology, Shri Jyoti Star and the editor of the journal Gochara. He is a a Jaimini Scholar Read More
  • Visti Larsen >

    Visti Larsen visti.larsen@jaiminisutra.com http://srigaruda.com JSP Europe Head of Jaimini Scholar Program Søborg, Denmark DK# (+45) 3693 4989, US# (+1) 718-404-9315 fb/VistiLarsen @visti108 Bio: Visti Larsen began studying Western Astrology in his spare time during his secondary education, a journey he began upon hearing the mention of the word ‘Ascendant’. He has been studying Astrology since an early age, beginning with Western Tropical Astrology and since migrating to Vedic Astrology or Read More
  • Steve Hubball >

    Steve Hubball steve.hubball@btinternet.com http://www.vedic-astrology.org.uk/ JSP United Kingdom Certification Head of DBC (All Courses) 63 Edenside, Cargo, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4AQ, UK +44 (0)1228 674 225 fb/steve.hubball.39 @jaiminischolar Bio:Steve obtained a PhD in Genetics from The University of Birmingham in 1978 and then followed a career as a Statistics lecturer and teacher of Mathematics. After learning transcendental meditation in 1984, Steve discovered a whole new world of Vedic philosophy and subsequently Read More
  • Sanjay Rath >

    Pt. Sanjay Rath sanjay.rath@devaguru.com http://srath.com Parāśara Jyotiṣa Mantra Foundation Jaimini Scholar 15B Gangaram Hospital Road, New Delhi 110060 fb/sanjayrath @sanjayrath Bio: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). Sanjay studied under his uncle, late Pandit Kasinath Rath. His grandfather, the late Pandit Jagannath Rath, was the Jyotish Ratna of Orissa Read More
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