ॐ जुं सः व्यां वेदव्यासाय नमः सः जुं ॐ
om juṁ saḥ vyāṁ vedavyāsāya namaḥ saḥ juṁ om
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 topics to be covered in four years for the certification as Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita.
The course for each academic year will start officially in Jan but as soon as suitable, with first live lecture on 16 Sep 2021 at 7.30am Online for current Jagannath Batch.
Registration for the course will start on the 1st of September 2021. The course is based on the recordings of live classes given by Pandit Sanjay Rath over a period of 5 years. The annual fee entitles the student to access the website with these recordings according to their academic year. Such access will be available for two years after enrollment and can be renewed after that time for a small fee
Mentor & Options
The Mentor for this batch of students Sanjay Rath assisted by Deepak Kalkoti and Nathan Naicker. Get to know your teachers and mentors.
Pt. Sanjay Rath will hold a tutorial/webinar once a month or more frequently if required. Guru Nathan Naicker and Guru Deepak Kalkoti will hold at least webinar on the lessons of PJC-1 as per syllabus on every other Sunday. These lessons will be recorded and made available for review to the students.
There will also be a 10 day (at least) contact class every year. Attendance at the tutorials and the contact class is optional. The contact class will be held in the Himalayas unless travel is restricted. In which case, it will be online.
More Information: The website for the PJC 2022 batch is at https://bphs.in and it shall be called “PJC Jagannath“.The holy name Jagannath needs no introduction.
The entire course will be taught in English although Pt. Sanjay sometimes also uses local languages like Hindi, Sanskrit in a line or two.
Devaguru Bṛhaspati Center has opened admissions for fresh batch of students to start its prestigious Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course from the Academic Year 2022. Unlike other colleges where the application is generic, DBC requires that the student should be accepted by a mentor for learning vedāñga jyotiṣa.
A mentor is a jyotiṣa guru who will guide you through the course. Fill out our ‘Application Form’ at the end of this page, to apply for the course.
Register in PJC Year-1 Website ONLY after you are approved and have paid
Joining Options Academic PJC Year-1 (2022)
Note: Scholarships are limited and have to be pre-approved by the Teacher Nathan Naicker. Those seeking scholarship/subsidy need to petition. Petitions can be rejected without giving any explanation. It is the prerogative of the mentor/teacher to accept and admission is subject only to her approval only. Important Notice
- The fees are based on the economy of the region as well as the number of days the mentor is likely to spend in contact course. Fees do not include travel and stay costs as well as any incidentals for the contact classes. Contact Classes are (optional).
- Students attending the contact classes are expected to give Guru Dakṣiṇa as this is the traditional way. Fees indicated above do not include guru dakṣiṇa. This is optional and is based on the heart of the student and appreciation for all that he receives. It is the vedic way which we must learn.
- Contact classes will be held in Locations chosen by the Mentor. Your contact course dates will be announced by your mentor at the forum