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Dear Students of Vedic Astrology,
Here you will find Vedic Astrology Course Lessons that will help you learn Jyotish in a thorough and systematic manner. Each lesson includes exercises, homework assignments and quizzes that help you integrate theory into practice which is when real learning happens. There are also lots of graphics, charts and tables so that there is less confusion in the learning process.

The first 14 Course Lessons are now available, totaling over 690 pages of text, graphics, quizzes, exercises, and homework assignments. All 14 lessons can be purchased for $198 or purchased individually for either $16.95 or $19.95 by clicking on the 'Add to Cart' button. A Paypal account is not required and any major credit card is accepted. You may then return to the website, login, and visit the Student Area to access your downloadable pdf file(s). Here's a quick link to each lesson available below.

These will be added in the future:

  • Lesson 15 - The Vimshottari Dasha System
  • Lesson 16 - Alternate Ascendants (Lagnas)
  • Lesson 17 - Divisional Charts (Vargas)
  • Lesson 18 - Transits (Gochara) and Ashtakavarga

Please email me by clicking here, if you have any questions.

Yours in the Jyotir Vidya,
Vaughn Paul



Purpose of the Vedic Astrology Course

There are two main purposes for this course that make it unique:

  1. To provide a thorough, step-by-step way to learn Vedic astrology, based on K.N. Rao's PAC-DARES method, that dramatically accelerates a student's ability to interpret the natal chart accurately.
  2. To teach in a style that encourages the student to think astrologically about the logic behind an interpretation, and not just rely on rote memorization. The quizzes, exercises, and homework assignments are designed to encourage a level of critical thinking that helps the student become an astute astrologer.

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LESSON 1: Foundations in Vedic Astrology

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Topics Covered in this Lesson

LESSON 1: Foundations in Vedic Astrology (Jyotisha)

28 pages - 8,300 words

1. The Origins of Jyotish

  • The Definition of Jyotish
  • The Vedas
  • The Six Limbs of the Vedas
  • The Three Divisions of Jyotish
  • The Five Systems of Jyotish
  • Important Classical Texts

2. Foundations in Vedic Philosophy

  • Sanatana Dharma
  • The Existence of the Soul
  • The Law of Karma
  • The Law of Reincarnation
  • The Four Primary Motivations

3. Foundations in the Practice of Jyotish

  • The Sacred Tradition of Jyotish
  • The Rationale and Purpose of Astrology
  • Qualifications of an Astrologer
  • The Five Essentials in the Practice of Jyotish

4. Student Resource Guide

  • Classical Jyotish Texts
  • Contemporary Jyotish Texts
  • Vedic Astrology Software
  • Vedic Astrology Journals and Magazines
  • Vedic Astrology Organizations

5. Exercises and Homework

  • The Four Primary Motivations
  • The 23 Qualifications of an Astrologer
  • Stocking Up
  • Chart Calculation

$ 16.95