PJC Program

  • Join PJC 2020 - ॐ पराशर ऋषये नमः 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… Continue Reading
  • 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… Continue Reading
  • 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… Continue Reading
  • Payments and refunds - Who do I pay fees to? Tuition fees are payable to the Course Creator Pt. Sanjay Rath at www.paypal.com to the email account guruji@srath.com. Home students can send a cheque… Continue Reading

Mentors Notes & Resources

  • Grammar References - Name: theodor Email: thsiaf1@hotmail.gr shared the following links for Sanskrit Learning ... This is mostly a public domain place hosting electronic libraries, as far as i can judge. The books… Continue Reading
  • Śrī Gaṇarāja Sādhanā - The Gaṇarāja sādhanā for the first year is to be initiated with the teachings of Maharṣi Mudgala (Gaṇeśa Purāṇa). Sādhanā Plan Year-1: Gaṇeśa – Long life, free from all diseases,… Continue Reading

About PJC

  • 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… Continue Reading
  • 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… Continue Reading
  • 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… Continue Reading
  • 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 study the course at your… Continue Reading
  • 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 in the form of recorded… Continue Reading
  • 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: Whenever we mention 'New Batch'… Continue Reading
  • 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… Continue Reading

PJC Year-1

  • 2015 Audio Book - The Audio Recordings for the 2015 Himalaya Classes are linked below for your convenience. You can click on them and listen, or just download them and save them to your… Continue Reading
  • Webinars - Welcome to the webinars of PJC Year-1 Everytime we have a webinar, we will keep updating this page. So it is a good idea to share your recordings so that… Continue Reading
  • Bhāveśa-III (Svarga Loka) -   The four houses related to svarga loka (higher heavens – nakṣatra, stars) are the Dharma (9th), Karma (10th), Lābha (11th) and Vyaya (12th). The bhāveśa (lord of bhāva) is… Continue Reading
  • Bhāveśa-II (Bhuva Loka) - The four houses related to bhuva loka (intermediate plane – solar system) are the Suta (5th) meaning progeny, Śatru (6th), Dārā (7th) and Mṛtyu (8th). Learn the meanings of these… Continue Reading
  • Bhāveśa-I (Bhu Loka) - The four houses related to bhū loka (earth plane) are the Lagna (1st), Dhana (2nd), Sahaja (3rd) and Sukha (4th). Learn the meanings of these words well else you can… Continue Reading
  • Tanu Bhāva: First House - The first house is also called the Lagna in jyotiṣa. It is the sign that is rising at the eastern horizon at a specific time and location on the earth.… Continue Reading
  • UpaGraha - Upagraha is derived from graha with ‘upa’ implying inferiority as in a child, considered a minor planet and child of one of the seven planets. Kāla and other upagraha are… Continue Reading