Jyotish Beginners Course

  • Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
  • 14651 Ballantree Lane, Grass Valley, CA, 95949, USA
  • Jun 29 - Jul 4, 2019 (6 days)
  • Tent - Bring Your Own - $400.00 Tent - Ashram Provided - $475.00 Om Cabin - Shared - $475.00 Om Cabin - Private - $800.00 Siva Cabin - Shared - $750.00 Siva Cabin - Private - $1,000.00 Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared - $750.00…

About us


Take advantage of this unique opportunity to study Vedic Astrology for Beginners in an easy to understand but comprehensive course. This intensive course is designed to give a comprehensive understanding and grounding in the principles of Vedic Astrology. The course will cover the Vedic Philosophy on Karma and the basics in chart reading. Students will be introduced to the Planets, the Signs, the Houses, Rahu Ketu (the nodes of the Moon) the Nakshatras, Vimshottari Dasha system (the unique Vedic System of prediction) and Gochara (Transits). The course will end with Chart analysis.

Daily Schedule


  • 12:00 – 04:00 pm    Arrival and Registration
  • 04:00 – 06:00 pm    Yoga Class
  • 06:00 – 06:45 pm    Dinner
  • 07:00 – 07:30 pm    Orientation
  • 08:00 – 09:30 pm    Satsang

Sunday – Wednesday

  • 06:00 – 07:30 am    Satsang
  • 08:00 – 10:00 am    Jyotish Workshop
  • 10:00 – 10:45 am    Brunch
  • 10:45 – 11:45 am    Karma Yoga
  • 12:00 – 03:00 pm    Jyotish Workshop
  • 04:00 – 06:00 pm    Yoga Class
  • 06:00 – 06:45 pm    Dinner
  • 08:00 – 09:30 pm    Satsang


  • 06:00 – 07:30 am    Satsang
  • 08:00 – 10:00 am    Jyotish Workshop
  • 10:00 – 10:45 am    Brunch
  • 12:00 Graduation Ceremony and Departure


There are no prerequisites other than a sincere desire to learn Jyotish/Vedic Astrology.


A certification will be given for 40 hours of study in Vedic Astrology signed by the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Komilla Sutton, and William Surface

What to Bring

Textbook:”The Essentials of Vedic Astrology” by Komilla Sutton

Other:  slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight. All books and materials are available in our boutique.

Arrival and Departure

Arrival: The course will begin at 7pm on Sunday with an Ashram Orientation followed by Satsang at 8pm.

Departure: The course will conclude at 3pm on the Final date.

We encourage you to arrive by 4pm on Day 1, making the most out of the afternoon by joining us for the Asana class and dinner. You are always welcome and encouraged to extend your stay to any length before or after the course. Please indicate your desired arrival and departure dates on your registration form.

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Jyotish Beginners Course

at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

  • Jun 29, 2019 - Jul 4, 2019 (6 days)


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