Join PJC 2021

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 3rd Thursday of January and registration for the course will start on the 21st of September 2020. The course is based on the recordings of live classes given by Pandit Sanjay Rath over a period of 5 years. The annual fee entitles the student to access the website with these recordings according to their academic year. Such access will be available for two years after enrollment and can be renewed after that time for a small fee.

The Mentor for the 2021 batch of students will be Branka Larsen assisted by Zeljko Krgovic. Branka will hold a tutorial/webinar once a month or more frequently if required. Some tutorials will be conducted by Zeljko – every fortnight to keep up with the lessons

There will also be a 10 day (at least) contact class every year. Attendance at the tutorials and the contact class is optional. The annual contact class will be held in Europe.

Mentor & Options

Branka Larsen is the mentor for this batch and shall be assisted by Zeljko Krgovic.
More Information: The website for the PJC 2021 batch is at and it shall be called “PJC Mahadev“. The entire course will be taught in English.

Devaguru Bṛhaspati Center has opened admissions for fresh batch of students to start its prestigious Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course from the Academic Year 2021. Unlike other colleges where the application is generic, DBC requires that the student should be accepted by a mentor for learning vedāñga jyotiṣa.

A mentor is a jyotiṣa guru who will guide you through the course. Fill out our ‘Application Form’ at the end of this page, to apply for the course.

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

Joining Options Academic PJC Year-1 (2021-22)

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Note: Scholarships are limited and have to be pre-approved by the Mentor Branka Larsen. 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. Important Notice

  • 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).
  • Students attending the contact classes are expected to give Guru Dakṣiṇa as this is the traditional way. Fees indicated 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.
  • Contact classes will be held in Locations chosen by the Mentor. Your contact course dates will be announced by your mentor at the forum
Apply for a scholarship only if you need it. Mention some details about why you need this as well as your current employment status. Add a mobile and email for the mentor to contact you.

Application Form

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Author: Sanjay Rath

Sanjay Rath (Oriya: ସଞୟ ରଥ) comes from a traditional family of astrologers from Puri, which trace their lineage back to Shri Achyuta Das (Acyutananda). Sanjay Rath uses Bṛhat Parāśara Horāśāstra, Jaimini Upadeśa Sūtra, Bṛhat Jātaka and Kalyāṇavarmā's Sārāvalī as the foundations of Jyotiṣa and teaches from various other Jyotiṣa scripture. His holistic teaching and writings span across various schools of thought, although not creating his own brand of astrology.