Arsha jyotish Courses


EVERY Saturday

Learn Ayurveda systematically with masters!

  • “Learn Ayurveda from shastra” as against “Learning about Ayurveda”
  • Shloka based learning
  • Traditionally trained ayurvedic vaidyas with extensive global teaching
  • Understand complex concepts in a clear and understandable format to empower yourself with wisdom
  • All teachings validated through experience of running SDJ Ayurvedalaya for more than 15 years


Anyone (Basic Ayurveda concept familiarity is prerequisite)
If you don’t have basic knowledge please take
‘Basic Principles of Ayurveda’ course by Dr. Parthasarathy

19 November 2022 to 11 February 2023
(2 sessions a month)



  • Special advanced ayurveda webinars by Dr. Parthasarathy consists of approximately 12 hours of material delivered over a 7 weeks period


Dr Parthasarathy

SDJ Ayurvedalaya as a Director & Chief Medical Officer

Dr.Saraniya Parthasarathy


Course Syllabus

(30hrs+ on-demand video & 36 hours+ of LIVE Interaction Session)

1st Month

  • Week 1 – The overview of the Course – The Philosophy of the Vedic Astrology- Understanding Karma, the Transmigration of the Soul, the four aims of life and the spiritual basis on which all Vedic principles are formed, Gunas, Prakriti. Vedas, Upanishads. The Sidereal Zodiac, The North Indian and the South Indian Charts. The Ayanamsa, Whole signs, Bhavas, House cusps, etc. The Five Great Elements, Panchang, the Overview of Vedic Astrology.
  • Week 2 – The NavaGrahas — The Nine Planets Surya, Chandra, Mangala, Mithun, Guru, Shukra and Shani – Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn. Rahu Ketu, the Shadow Planets
  • Week 3 – The nine planets continued.
  • Week 4 – Saturn and Rahu Ketu – Shadow planets, How past karma controls our present and more.

2nd Month

  • Week 5 – Planetary relationships, exaltation and debilitation, planetary strengths and aspects, karakas.
  • Week 6 – The Rashis (Zodiac signs) Mesha (Aries) to Mina (Pisces), Kalapurusha.
  • Week 7 – The Rashis (Zodiac signs) Mesha (Aries) to Mina (Pisces), Kalapurusha Continued.
  • Week 8Rashis, the Zodiac signs continued.

3rd month

  • Week 9 – Characteristics of Rashis, their rulers and how they influence planets. Prakriti, Rashi aspects and much more.
  • Week 10 – The Bhava Chakra – the twelve houses of the Zodiac. The karakas (significators), the meanings, the rulers of each house. How the placement of house rulers affect the chart. 1st to 12th houses. Lagna Bhava Chakra.
  • Week 11The Bhava Chakra continues
  • Week 12The Bhava Chakra continues

4th Month

  • Week 13Bhava qualities
  • Week 14Lagna, the ascendant Sudharshan chakra and different view-points from Sun and Moon Lagna. The positive and the negative planets for each Lagna.
  • Week 15Lagna is continued. The importance of Lagna Lord.
  • Week 16Introduction to Nakshatras, the stars beyond the zodiac, the role of symbols, deities, gunas and lunar mandala.

5th Month

  • Week 17 – Nakshatra characteristics.
  • Week 18 – Strengths and weaknesses from Nakshatra.
  • Week 19 – Ashwini to Rohini.
  • Week 20 – Mrigasira to Ashlesha.

6th Month

  • Week 21 – Magha to Swati.
  • Week 22 – Vishkaha to Uttara Ashadha.
  • Week 23 – Shravana to Revati.
  • Week 24 – Planetary Yogas – Panchamahapurusha, Raja yogas, Pravrajya, Sun and Moon yogas, Gajakesari, Kemadruma – many yogas will be taught.

7th Month

  • Week 25 – Yogas – Panchamahapurusha, Sun and Moon.
  • Week 26Yogas – Raja Yoga, Neechabhanga, Cancellation of Debilitation Yoga and more.
  • Week 27Vimshottari Dasha system – the unique predictive system of Vedic astrology based on the Nakshatras. The predictive techniques that will make the knowledge of Jyotish come alive.
  • Week 28 – The Various Dashas.

8th Month

  • Week 29 – How to analyse Dasha and Bhuktis.
  • Week 30 – Gochara, the transits to include Jupiter good transits and Saturn’s Challenging one including sade sati, daily, monthly, yearly movement of the planets and how they affect and change the quality of the chart.
  • Week 31 – Panchanga, the 5 limbs of the day. Dina, Nakshatra, Tithi, Karana, Yoga.
  • Week 32 – Introduction to Vargas,  the 16 harmonic charts with special emphasis on the Navamsha- the 9th harmonic dealing with relationships and dharma. Vimshopaka, Visheshika amsha.

9th Month

  • Week 33 – Rules for Varga, Hora, Drekkana, Saptamsha.
  • Week 34 – Navamsha, Dasamsha and Shastiamsha.
  • Week 35 – Upaye – remedial measures, the different ways to improve the birth chart.
  • Week 36 – Putting it all together – chart analysis


  • Do you follow generic advice from social media and it doesn’t work for you? 
  • Are you looking to get the best advice to improve your physical and mental wellness? 
  • Are you looking to get the best recipe (for common health issues)?
  • Do you want to know the best ayurvedic practical tips to apply? 

During the webinar we will cover
The best among the lot as explained in Ayurveda. We see that there is a lot of advice on the same topic but ayurveda lists out certain best items or practices in each area. Example- Best item for Rasayana, Best item for increasing Ayus, best practice for removing fatigue, best among the pathya food, best among the milks and so on. We will have a huge list to remember and reflect on.

Srestas (Best PRactices)

Watch "Outline of the Garbhadhana Samskar"

Garbhadhana Samskara


  • Do you wish to have a healthy and an intelligent baby?
  • Ayurveda give emphasis on regime that should be practiced before conception for a healthy child.
  • Get surprised with guidance provided by Ayurveda on this subject.

During the webinar we will cover
Garbhadana is first among the 16 samskaras of life. Ayurveda gives an emphasis about the regimen that should be practiced before conception if we wish to have a healthy and an intelligent child. People nowadays reach out to ayurveda after accidental conception and wish to bring up the baby in an Ayurveda way but it’s too late already. One would be surprised by the nuances and details that ayurveda offers in this subject.

AAhara Kalpana


  • Do you know how to bring your ayurveda learning concepts in your cooking?
  • Do you know ayurveda guidelines to apply in the day to day kitchen?
  • Learn what authentic ayurveda cooking is?
  • Learn the concepts of cooking from shastra (Charak Samhita).
  • Get Ayurvedic cooking tips and tricks in the kitchen
  • Get practical ayurvedic recipes to apply in your daily cooking
  • Learn what to suggest specific actions to benefit your clients.

During the webinar we will cover
Concept of Cooking and Recipes from Authentic texts of Ayurveda. In addition to learning all the details about the cooking practices in Ayurveda, we will also explore certain recipes explained in the texts and their practical utility.


  • Do you know water is the most important element of our body? And why?
  • Do you know how we can treat physical, mental and emotional health using water?
  • Do you know what shastra says about the processing of water?
  • Learn role and importance of water in physical wellness
  • Learn how we treat water to have a huge impact on our physical and mental wellness.
  • Learn what shastra says about processing water.

During the webinar we will cover
We would learn all about water and dig deep into all the minute nuances about water directly from the shastra and get health benefits by using water in different forms and ways. It would be surprising to see the depth of Ayurveda on a most simple substance- water .

Paniyam Praninaam Prana / water- the elixir of life

Sadvritham and Dharma

2 Sessions


  • Combining various dos and donts from different shastras to get more clarity
  • Understand the universal nature of these guidelines
  • Get more conviction about following these based on better understanding
  • Applying these more practically in specific contexts

During the webinar we will cover
Regimen of right conduct as explained in Dinacharya. After the advice on the daily physical activities in Dinacharya, we could see a lot of advice that helps one to be a good human being which is also an important requirement to be healthy. We will also fine tune the Ayurveda advice with the teachings of Dharma Shastra w.s.r to Dinacharya and thereby bringing Dharma as a part of every aspect of our living.

All sessions will be recorded and will be available on-demand. 
Course material (will be provided)
Reference Articles & Blogs will be given

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