On line Jyotish Course

Our system of teachings:
We have developed a system of distant learning for Jyotish, to satisfy different types of students and interests, from a beginner level for those who want to learn the basics to the advanced level or to the one that wants to study and practice it professionally. That’s why the course is divided in several “modules”, of several lessons each.
It’s not just a correspondence or online course, but it is a tutorship system and personal individual follow up teacher-student relation. The idea is to keep the traditional way of teaching by direct transmission teacher-student, while at the same time taking advantage of the internet technology and email to be able to do it from a distance.
Lessons will be sent one at the time with material to study and exercises to do as homework. The student first reads and studies the topic and can communicate with the teacher at any moment through email to make questions or to clarify any topic of the lesson if needed. Then, the student does the homework and sends it to the teacher who will review, correct it and evaluate if the student understood and assimilated enough the lesson, when this happens next lesson is sent.
The first module consists of 10 lessons.
At the end of each module the student can optionally take an online exam and, if he passes, gets a certificate as having taken and understood that module. See costs and requisites of the exam.
The amount of tutorial hours also is certified. Each lesson can get up to 10 hours with the homework done, being able to accumulate up to 100 hours in module one, depending on the homework and how the student shows dedication and study.

Professional certification in Jyotish
For those that want to continue studying, after 600 hours of tutorship (you get them through the different modules taken, plus the homework assigned by the teacher) and after passing a final exam (see requisites) the student get the title “Jyotish Vid” (Knower of Jyotish) issued by us and a certificate that shows that the student now can work as an astrologer, doing consultations and charts readings.

CVA certification
Krishna’s courses and tutorial hours are also accepted by CVA (Council of Vedic Astrology) in the United States, which enables you to take their exam and get their certification of this internationally renowned professional organization. See CVA link: http://councilvedicastrology.com for more info.

Jyotish - Vedic Astrology Course
Module 1: “Foundations of Jyotish”
This module’s goal is to give the basis and foundations for a further deeper jyotish study. We’ll go deeper in details, uses and symbolism of the different basic elements, the “building blocks” that are needed to construct, read and interpret a chart, from the philosophical and spiritual factors to the more concrete, material and technical point of view.
Once the first module is finished and approved, you can continue with any of the other modules that are offered in order to go deeper in different topics. It is required to take this first module in order to take any of the other advanced ones. The topics of Module 1 are:
1. Origen and philosophy
Origin of Jyotish. Ancient teachers and classical scriptures. Historical introduction to Jyotish in the context of the Vedas and Vedanta philosophy. Vedangas. Introduction to Vedanta philosophy, karma and reincarnation, relationship between yoga, Jyotish and ayurveda. The law of karma and different types of karma. Relation between the natal chart, individual karma, destiny and free will.
2. Basis and definition of astronomic terms used in Jyotish
The ecliptic, ascendant, descendant, mid heaven, nadir. Times and planetary cycles, nodes of the moon, precession of the equinox, tropical and sidereal zodiac, ayanamsha. How to draw a chart. North and south Indian styles. Lunar calendar, lunar and solar days and months.
3. Planets and their meanings
Meaning and effects of the planets in different areas of life. Exaltation, debilitation, mulatrikona, rulerships, planetary relationships, planetary dignity, friendships, natural or temporal enemies, cardinal directions, presiding deities, tastes, locations, physical constitution, body organs, related diseases, gunas, doshas and casts of the planets.
4. Rashis and their meaning (signs)
Zodiac signs, their use and symbolism in Jyotish. Classification of the signs according to: groups, elements, mobility, function, casts, characteristics, ayurvedic dosha, related activities and other significations.
5. Houses and their meaning
Different types of houses and practical uses. Explanation of the different dimensions represented by each house. Classification of the houses: dharma, artha, kama, moksha, Kendra, trikona, dushtana, upachaya, apoklima, maraka.
6. Benefic and malefic planets for each ascendant and individual chart
Learn how to recognize the specific effect of each planet for each ascendant and for each chart.
7. Conjunctions, planetary aspects and their practical use
Learn how a planet can affect a house or another planet from its location on the sky and its astrological meanings.
8. Planets in special locations
Retrograde or stationary, combusted or in planetary war. Planets “sandhi” or in “gandanta”. Meaning and interpretation in relation to the individual karma.
9. Astrological remedies (introduction)
Several actions like mantras, yogic and spiritual practices, attitudes, rituals, colors, gems, herbs, donations and other ways to balance, neutralize or counteract the adverse effects of the planets and magnify and take full advantage of the favorable ones.
10. Chart analysis and examples
Putting the information all together into practice through the analysis of several charts as examples.

Paying the whole Module 1 in advance, the cost is U$783 (American dollars)
Paying per individual lesson, the cost of each lesson is U$108 (American dollars)

How to continue studying:
In order to take any of the other modules is necessary to have module 1, done and approved. Then, any of the following modules wit more specific topics can be taken, any order, but is recommended to continue with module 2. Contact us to enquire about costs and length.

Module 2
How to understand karma more in detail in different areas of life. More advanced techniques to interpret the chart.
• Yogas 1
• Yogas 2
• Vargas – divisional charts
• Different systems of houses or bhavas
• Bhavas 1 – how to interpret the potentials of each house
• Bhavas 2 – using houses from different points of references
• Shad bala – 6 factors used to assess the strength of each planet

Module 3
Predictive techniques – understanding the moment of fructification and manifestation of karma (with several examples and illustrations)
• Dashas – how to predict using the Vimshottari dasha. Gochara – transits
• Ashtakavarga
• Varshaphala – annual chart

Module 4
Medical astrology and ayurveda
• Representation of the different parts of the body in the natal chart. Planetary role, houses, rashis and nakshatras as maps of body and mind
• Diagnose – how to recognize the most vulnerable areas of the body
• How to recognize the ayurvedic constitution and the Doshas where illness and diseases can manifest
• How to predict time of weakness and illness manifestation
• Remedies – how to prevent, cure or bring to harmony the problems seen in the chart
• Study of real charts as examples

Module 5
Relationship compatibility
• How to evaluate a compatibility of two people for marriage, work , business or other type of relationship
• Study of the Kutas – classic system of India based on the moon
• Influence of other planets and other factors

Module 6
Muhurtha – election of an auspicious moment
How to choose the right and auspicious moment to start any activity.
Panchanga – how to understand the energy that is predominant in each moment
Vara – week day, tithi – lunar day, Nakshatra – star of the moon, karana – half tithi, yoga -sun/moon relationship


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