Supplementary Resource Guide

Some Favorite Astrology Links

  1. Jyotish Star eMagazine disseminates information about the ancient Indian Vedic systems of knowledge for the modern audience: www.jyotishstar.com
  2. The American College of Vedic Astrology (ACVA) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to teaching the art and science of Vedic Astrology or Jyotish: http://www.acvaonline.org/
  3. Saptarishis Astrology is a free multi-lingual e-magazine incorporating all systems of astrology, mysticism & various holistic sciences that aims to improve the quality of ones life: www.saptarishisastrology.com
  4. The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish is one of the most comprehensive Vedic Palmistry and Astrology learning centers devoted to the art of self-understanding. This is a great resource for learning as well as to receive private consultations and important astrological updates: www.birlacenter.com
  5. Roeland de Looff at Dirah Academy offers an award-winning email course for beginning and advanced students of Vedic astrology: www.dirah.nl
  6. The Council of Vedic Astrology (CVA) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the art and science of Vedic Astrology (Jyotish): www.councilvedicastrology.com/
  7. The British Association for Vedic Astrology (BAVA) is a non-profit organization that aims to promote knowledge of Vedic astrology: www.bava.org
  8. Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, and other classical Indian disciplines, located in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania: www.arshavidya.org
  9. Sri Jagannath Center (SJC) is a traditional school of Jyotish whose stated mission is to infuse the highest standards of integrity through the strict discipline of yogic practices of Vedic tradition including training in remedial measures: www.srijagannath.org
  10.  The Galactic Center offers astrology readings, consultations, reliable forecasts, and opportunities for learning with esteemed Vedic astrologer and spiritual teacher Joni Patry: www.galacticcenter.org
  11. Jupiter's Web is the site of astrologer Sandy Crowther, who generously offers a good deal of free information as well as educational opportunities related to Vedic astrology, KP Stellar System, Ma Ha Bote and Magi Astrology: www.jupitersweb.com
  12. Barbara Pijan Lama offers outstanding training on her excellent Vedic astrology learning site: www.barbarapijan.com
  13. ShriSource (Andrew Foss) offers consultations, articles, and courses. They also sell and support one of the very best Vedic astrology software programs on the market, Shri Jyoti Star, advertised as an easy, powerful and elegant Vedic Astrology software for both beginners and professionals: www.vedicsoftware.com
  14. Jagannatha Hora is an excellent free Vedic astrology software program by P.V.R. Narasimha Rao: www.vedicastrologer.org/jh
  15. Solar Fire and Jigsaw are two leading astrology software programs available from: www.alabe.com
  16. The Astrological eMagazine published in memory of Dr. B.V. Raman by his son Niranjan Babu Bangalore: www.astrologicalmagazine.com
  17.  Ernst Wilhelm at Vedic-Astrology.net offers a range of classes for all levels of interest. Ernst has created, sells and supports a leading Jyotish software program – Kala, known for its great accuracy, ease of use, and unique features. I especially like the muhurta module in Kala: www.vedic-astrology.net

Ayurveda, the Science of Life

Ayurveda is the world's most ancient holistic medical system, established by the same enlightened seers who composed the Vedas, India's ancient spiritual texts. Ayurveda, Jyotish and Yoga are like three sisters of Vedic science. To learn more about Ayurveda, I recommend the following resources:

  1. Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar is the Executive Director of Kerala Ayurveda US as well as an accomplished Ayurvedic doctor: www.ayurvedichealing.net
  2. The National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) is a national organization representing the Ayurvedic profession in the USA. Its mission is to preserve, protect, improve and promote the philosophy, knowledge, science and practice of Ayurveda for the benefit of humanity: www.ayurveda-nama.org
  3. Dr. Claudia Welch’s website offers resources to help make life choices that support healthy bodies, hormones, and spirits, wherever you may be, in whatever stage of life or wellness you find yourself: http://drclaudiawelch.com/
  4. Wise Earth School of Ayurveda is the first school for Ayurveda education in the USA, located in North Carolina: www.wisearth.org
  5. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the US government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine: nccam.nih.gov/health/ayurveda
  6. The Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico is recognized as one of the leading Ayurveda schools and Ayurvedic health spas outside of India: www.ayurveda.com
  7. Dr. Robert Svoboda is the first Westerner ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda (in 1980) and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India. His website is a treasure trove of information on not only Ayurveda, but also Jyotisha, Yoga and Tantra and more: http://www.drsvoboda.com/

Ayurvedic and Other Healing Products

  1. Banyan Botanicals: www.banyanbotanicals.com
  2. Organic India/Om Organics: www.organicindia.com and www.organicindiausa.com
  3. TriHealth Ayurvedic Oil Therapies and Herbal Remedies, located in Hawaii, offers spa therapies as well as superior products: www.oilbath.com
  4. Mountain Rose Herbs for herbs and more: www.mountainroseherbs.com
  5. Flower Essence Services, Bridging Body and Soul: www.fesflowers.com
  6. Flower Essences of Fox Mountain: www.foxmountain.net

Some Favorite Links Related to Spiritual Development and Healing

Miscellaneous Spiritual and Healing Resources

  • Self Realization Fellowship is dedicated to the universal teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and offers a science of spiritual exploration, including a correspondence course and initiation into Kriya Yoga: www.yogananda-srf.org
  • Ananda Online is a worldwide movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and founded by Swami Kriyananda, a disciple of Yogananda. Learn about Ananda, Yogananda, schools, meditation courses, and more: www.ananda.org
  • The Association for Research and Enlightenment, Inc. (A.R.E. ®) is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1931 by Edgar Cayce (1877-1945), to research and explore transpersonal subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, personal spirituality, dreams and dream interpretation, intuition, and philosophy and reincarnation. www.edgarcayce.org
  • Dr. Larry Dossey is a pioneer of Integrative Medicine and a well-known authority on spiritual healing. His research into nonlocal mind has legitimized spirit-body medicine and the healing power of the mind: www.dosseydossey.com/larry/default.html
  • The late Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, PhD, was an internationally renowned author and speaker in the field of self-development. He authored at least 30 books and created many wonderful audio programs and videos. He is known affectionately by his students as the “father of motivation”: www.drwaynedyer.com
  • The Silva Method is a scientifically based and spiritually driven program that teaches how to develop the natural mental power we all possess: www.silvamethod.com
  • Ram Dass's spirit has been a guiding light for three generations, carrying along millions on the journey, helping free them from their bonds as he has worked his way through his own. His Center for Spiritual Studies is a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining his teachings and offering new ways for community members to participate, whether near or far: www.ramdass.org
  • Dedicated to the evolution of the human spirit, the Barbara Brennan School of Healing (BBSH) is a specialized college for the study of hands-on healing and personal transformation: barbarabrennan.com
  • A Course in Miracles is a complete self-study non-dualistic spiritual thought system that teaches a way to universal love and peace through remembering God: www.acim.org
  • Shanti Mandir, established in 1987 by Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nityananda, continues the spiritual work of his Guru, the renowned sage, Baba Muktananda whom he succeeded, continuing the lineage of Siddha Gurus, enlightened masters, immersed in consciousness: www.shantimandir.com