ॐ पराशर ऋषये नमः


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 on 2nd January and registration for the course will start on the 1st of October 2017. The course is based on the recordings of live classes given by Pandit Sanjay Rath over a period of 4 years. The annual fee entitles the student to access to the website where these recordings can be accessed. Such access will be available for two years after enrolment and can be renewed after that time for a small fee. The Mentor for the 2018 batch of students will be Mariella Cassar assisted by Vijaya Subramanian. Mariella will hold an hour tutorial every month or more frequently if required. There will also be a 10 day contact class. Attendance at the tutorials and the contact class is optional.

Mentor & Options

Mariella Cassar is the mentor for this batch and shall be assissted by and Vijaya Subramanian. They will be conducting the PJC from London, UK.
More Information: The website for the PJC 2018 batch is at http://parasarajyotisa.net

  • Devaguru Bṛhaspati Center has opened admissions for fresh batch of students to start its prestigious Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course from the Academic Year 2018.
  • Unlike other colleges where the application is generic, DBC requires that the student should be accepted by a mentor for learning vedāñga jyotiṣ
  • A mentor is a jyotiṣa guru who will guide you through the course.
  • Students can enroll by simply paying the fees to the mentor and they will be given access to the recordings.

Joining Options Academic PJC Year-1 (2018-22)

  • 12 Payments of £81
  • 12 X £81 = £972
  • Access for 5 Years
  • Optional Contact Class
Full Year
  • Single Payment £450
  • Subsidy £522
  • Prior Approval MUST
  • Petition Mentor
Note: Scholarships and limited and have to be pre-approved by the Mentor Mariella Cassar. Those seeking scholarship/subsidy need to petition her. Petitions can be rejected without giving any explanation. It is the prerogative of the mentor to accept and admission is subject only to her approval only.

PJC Scholarship Petition

Register in PJC Year-1 Website ONLY after you are approved and have paid

Important Notice

  1. 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).
  2. Students attending the contact classes are expected to give Guru Dakṣiṇa as this is the traditional way. Fees indicate 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.
  3. Contact classes will be held in Locations chosen by the Mentor. Your contact course dates will be announced by your mentor at the forum


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