The one-year syllabus comprises of 3 courses
2-class free introduction starts on March 20 2022
Level - 1
Learning absolute basics. Focus is on building solid fundamentals. Mastery of Level-1 material is essential for higher knowledge to occur.
Topics: planets, signs, houses, nakshatras, yogas, how it all works. Intro to many systems of Jyotisha.
Fee: INR 19400
Duration (4 months, 20 classes)
Level - 2
Adding power on top of fundamentals. Go into the Art.
Topics: Dashas & Timing Methods, Arudha, Diseases, Relationships, Career, Panchanga (Basics), Laghu Parashari, Transits Intro, Remedies & Muhurta Intro, Birth Time Rectification.
Fee: INR 29300
(Duration: 6 months, 30 classes)
Students are required to go in the real world, and give a full astrology consultation to somebody, analysis be presented in front of coach/class.
Topics: Dasha II, Yogas-II, Remedies (deep dive), Art of Horoscopy, Divisional Charts (Basic Usage)
Fee: INR 15800
(Duration: 2 months, 16 classes)
Course Sample Videos
Hemant Kathuria, a practicing Astrologer, IIT Delhi alumnus.
An intensive 'weekends-only' course that starts with fundamentals and takes you upwards to analysing life unfoldment (predictive aspects). The syllabus is designed to make you a first-stage practicing vedic astrologer (Jyotishi) in one year.
My story of becoming an astrologer is here.
2 Tests | 6 Assignments
Test questions are designed in a way to clear the knots around concepts. Test questions are not standard & change with every batch.
Tests are open book, scores not published on group. Students report significant clarity after tests.
Students Charts in Class
There is a fascination in students to test a concept on own horoscope.
I take student's horoscopes in every class, objective is to do it so much that they get bored & transcend attachments on their horoscopes. True learning happens then.
In the Level-2 course, every class includes some sloka from a shastra (classic books) that students are asked to decode.
This helps them in their ongoing journey to read and decode Jyotish classics on their own.
Honestly the biggest change is in the approach, the context, the story. Previously I used to open a chart, gaze at it blankly, make some half cooked deflated stories and give up. Now I feel I know something and can confidently say a few things. Something I would never have learnt by myself.
Shilpi, Fashion Designer
I had little to no knowledge about astrology, and feel I have come a long way in last two months. The course was a transformational experience for me. The content was very crisp with lots of practical exercises involved, and you took that extra care to answer all the questions.
From ground zero to reach a level where now I can relate to principles and predictive aspects, it's a sea change. The content, structure, and time period are all good. The course has infused a certain kind of mental peace and confidence - very satisfying.
Q1. What is the objective of the courses?
Ans: To convert beginners into first-level practicing Vedic Astrologers (Jyotishis). The clear goal of the full one year syllabus is: to enable students analyse lives of family, friends, and distant strangers now and forever. And enable them to give basic astrology readings to anyone for a fee.
Q2. Will I be able to become a top astrologer after finishing the course?
Ans: You will become an astrologer who has the efficiency to pick charts, see what is happening, give predictions and suggest foundational remedies. Becoming a top level astrologer will require to further study for 10 years. I'm in my 8th year of practicing astrology and I study at my stage too. Adding other courses/knowledge to your repertoire will be much easier after completing my courses.
Q3. Are there books to be studied?
Ans: I heavily rely on books & use various ones. Students are required to obtain a copy of the book 'Science of Light Volume 1'. It's a fantastic beginner's book written by my teacher Mr. Freedom Cole, and will be the principal course textbook.
Q4. What is different about your courses?
Ans: Astrology is a skill that comes by doing and practice. You will study pure Jyotish with me in a sports-like setting: making goals and completing them with lots of practice. I heavily orient my courses on three elements - rigour, love, and structure.
Q5. Are you a Jyotish Guru?
Ans: Being a true Jyotisa Guru is a big thing & requires decades of labour. While I've been trained by Gurus, I'm not one myself.
I like to call myself a coach.
I was a theatre director, wherein my students would often go on to win awards for the performances that I helped them craft. I use that energy in Jyotish world, as I've been given a knack by Universe to identify and tap thumbscrews of people I train.
So I will be teaching, charging, evaluating, celebrating while pushing you on the way. I will observe your moves and be denting your strokes to make sure 'you get it'. I will own your progress, and if you are not developing in the field at all (a rarity) then I may ask you to drop out with a fee refund.
I make the class lively and fun, because Jyotisha involves many technical concepts that can make the class atmosphere dry. Almost all of the students stick to the end and even crave for more lectures after the curriculum is finished.
Q6. Are the courses pre-recorded or LIVE?
Ans: All the lectures will be on-line and LIVE. I don't think a beginner's course on Astrology can be taught by pre-recorded lectures as there are doubts and thinking locks that need a trained expert to release for every student. Batch size will be small.
Q7. If a student wants to develop further in the craft of predictions, what is the way ahead?
Ans: I have collaborations with my teachers. Those who want to train on deeper nuances, are encouraged to join my Gurus who are giants in the field. Students can choose the best course of action and I advise them based on their goals and temperaments. Two abodes where my past students have attended programs for more advanced training are: Science of Light and the Parashara Jyotish Course.
Q8. I can't afford your fee. Can I still join your courses?
Ans: Jyotisha is more than predictions, and is also a Vedanga. Those who are attracted to the subject are the lucky ones. I don't think I charge much but if you are deeply passionate about learning and yet can't afford the full fee: you can write to me and we can work something out if you impress me by your zest about the subject.
Q9. Do I have to attend all LIVE classes? I want to attend the course, not sure about blocking every Sunday morning in my calendar for an year.
Ans: If you can attend 70% classes LIVE, that is good enough. Rest you can catch up with recordings that I share promptly after every class. Some concepts are really tricky and requires solid work by the coach on the student's conceptual muscles.
Q10. When is the next batch starting? How often do you start a new batch?
Ans: I usually begin a batch in Feb-Mar, I then train the batch intensively for an year. When a teacher teaches something, he himself goes through rhythms and inner growth. When a student starts, a part of me starts too. When a student blossoms in the end, a part of me blossoms too.
I have not, so far, enrolled new batches in the mid of the year because that disrupts my own internal power. If I do decide to begin new batches in the interim of the year, I will publish here.