The Art and Science of Vedic Astrology
As a Yogic science, Vedic Astrology has been practiced for more than 5000 years with one ultimate aim: to provide insight and guidance towards the fulfillment of the soul's destiny. Vedic Astrology provides a map of the soul's territory, to quicken the journey and avoid delays in the process. You can learn to read the map of the birth chart and thereby harness the trends of the cosmos.
This book is based on a tutorial course, and is arranged to systematically introduce the most important variables necessary to understand a Vedic horoscope.
Topics Include: · Meditation and Astrology · The Planets · Planetary Conditions · The Houses · Planetary Aspects · The Ascendant · Planetary Yogas · Divisional Charts · Vimshotari Dasha System · Transits · Jyotish and Ayurveda · Astrological Remedies · The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
Through "The Art and Science of Vedic Astrology", by Richard Fish and Ryan Kurczak, you will gain a solid understanding of the foundational material needed to comprehend the mystical science that is Vedic Astrology.
About the authors:
Richard Fish - In the early 1970s Richard made an intensive study of astrology. Having also studied under various Vedic teachers and astrologers, in 1977 he was awarded the degree and title of Jyotishnatak by Sri Visvanartha Deva Sarma, founder of the Viswa Jyotirvid Samgha. He has taught and practiced both Western and Vedic systems of astrology, as well as Hastha vidya (astropalmistry) and Prasna (horary astrology).
As a Kriya-yogi and an ordained minister of The Center for Spiritual Awareness, Richard also teaches Kriya Yoga meditation techniques, considering the practice of yoga to be the true "inner astrology."
Richard lives in the United Kingdom in the village of Burtle, eight miles west of Glastonbury in Somerset.
Ryan Kurczak - graduated from Fairmont State University with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and minor in Philosophy. After college he attended the Mountain State School of Massage, and completed training with The American Institute of Vedic Studies and the European Institute of Vedic Studies in the subjects of Yoga, Ayurveda and Jyotish. He has studied astrology intensively under Richard Fish and Ernst Wilhelm.
Ryan was initiated into Kriya Yoga by a direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda, and teaches in the Kriya Yoga tradition. He teaches group meditation and Kriya Yoga practices, at various Yoga and New Thought Centers, and works with sincere students individually. He lives in Asheville, NC where he works full-time as a Vedic Astrologer, offering phone and internet astrological sessions.