Arsha jyotish Courses

Marc Boney

Internationally renowned astrological teacher, writer and consultant

Marc Boney, M.A. is an internationally renowned astrological teacher, writer, and consultant. He has been involved since 1974 with the integration of the ancient wisdom of astrology with the counseling arts. He received his training in Jyotiṣa primarily from K.N. Rao, one of the world’s foremost Vedic astrologers. His focus is on using the Vedic system to help guide people in their lives, as well as training others.
Marc has been a featured speaker at international conferences, is a faculty member of the American College of Vedic Astrology, and was the main presenter on Jyotiṣa at the Chopra Center for Well-Being from 2000 to 2002. He is the author of over 50 articles on this topic and 22 books.
The Institute of Astrology, Bharatiya Vidya Bhāvan, of New Delhi, India honored Marc with a Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to the advancement of Vedic Astrology in the West.

Marc recently founded the Pacific Institute of Vedic Science, which offers quality educational programs in Yoga, Ayurveda, and Jyotiṣa in the San Diego area where he lives. Prior to his current full-time involvement with these Vedic sciences, Marc held positions in the corporate world as a Director of Human Resources, Outplacement Consultant, and Leadership Consultant.

Marc holds an MA in Counseling Psychology and a BA in English Literature from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He is a practitioner of Transcendental Meditation since 1971 and later trained as a teacher and taught TM in the late 70s.

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Topics Presented by Marc Boney

  • Elegant Simplicity: Predicting with Jaimini’s Special Karakas and Chara Dasha Jaimini’s special karakas, unique to every birth chart based on the degrees of planets, oftentimes reveal a person’s major life events in a startling simple, straightforward and elegant way when used in connection with the primary predictive tool of the Jaimini system, the sign-based Chara dasha. After a brief overview of the primary interpretive elements of the Jaimini system, students will learn very simple methods for predicting a wide range of major life events including educational achievement, career rise, marriage, childbirth, purchase of property, periods of a health crisis, etc. These methods will be illustrated using the birth charts of well-known public figures as well as with case studies of successful predictions made by the presenter.
  • Predicting with Jaimini’s Karakamsha Lagna The Jaimini system of Jyotish employs many special lagnas for assessing the static potentials revealed in a birth chart. Chief among these is karakamsha lagna derived from the sign position in navamsha of the planet in the birth chart with the highest degrees, known as the Atma Karaka. Sage Jaimini devotes 125 sutras to this topic in his famous Upadesha Sutras. In this webinar, students will learn how very specific and accurate predictions can be made using karakamsha lagna along with these related sutras.