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  • Parashara Jyotisa Course 2017

    Objectives The Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course (PJC) 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 all the śloka of Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra (BPHS). The syllabus primarily includes the jyotiṣa classic Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra as available today. The various chapters are grouped into 28 […]

  • PJC Year-2A Admissions

    Admissions Open for Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course Second Academic Year – PJC Year-2A Devaguru Bṛhaspati Center has opened admissions for the 2015 batch of students to start the second academic year (2A) of the Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course from the Calendar Year 2016. Unlike other colleges where the application is generic, DBC requires that the student should be accepted by a mentor for learning vedāñga jyotiṣa. In this case, the mentor continues to be Jaimini Scholar Sarbani […]

Directors Blog

  • 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 an endless circle, then dividing by 4 would give quarters of 90° each. Let us use a special word called KENDRA for this. This Sanskrit word केन्द्र (kendra) simply means a center like a focus. If we talk of directions, then we have ONLY FOUR […]

  • 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 students. The interaction is very beneficial for both as in the end, this is a guru-shishya parampara or ancient Indian traditional method of teaching. The Gurukula system envisaged that the ‘Guru’ or plural ‘gurus’ or female ‘gurvi’ would be like the elders of a joint […]

  • 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 Hastā-rekhā śāstra or palmistry which is the forte of Subrāhmaṇya or Kārtikeya • Horā Śāstra is the forte of Gaṇeśa • Gaṇita Śāstra including Vedic Numerology is another head …. All these come under the three wings called Gaṇita, Horā and Saṁhitā Once there was […]

  • New PJC Members

    Some of you have joined PJC Year-1 and have made direct debit payments to the bank account. Since the details provided by the bank are quite difficult for us non-bankers to figure out, you are requested to email the director Pt. Sanjay Rath at sanjayrath@outlook.in so that the needful maybe done. The course is about to start and you will have access to the pre-PJC lessons called ‘Subharambha’ under PJC Year-1 which is meant to […]

  • 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 Ātmā (soul) abiding in the heart of all beings. I am also the beginning, the middle, and the end of all beings. Jyotiṣa Notes: The sun represents the soul and the life force in all living beings. It defines the inner nature as well as […]

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      • Lakshmi Puja October 5, 2017
      • JSP Year-4 October 26, 2017 – November 24, 2017 Neelesh inn, Mandir Marg, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136, India
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      • Mantra Shastra I December 16, 2018 – December 22, 2018

      About PJC

      • 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 […]

      • 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 […]

      • 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 […]

      • 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 […]

      • 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 […]

      Course FAQs

      • 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 […]

      • 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 […]

      • 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: […]

      • 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 >> […]

      • 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 […]

      • 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 […]

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