Vimshottari Dasha, Laghu Parashari, and Raja Yoga

  • 8 Sessions starting 

    Friday, 14 May and will run 8 weekends afterwards

    Time – 2 PM EDT / 11 AM PDT 

    Webinar Fees – $295


    Note -: *Reduced fees for Seniors and COVID affected students .
                  Active students reduced fees -: $245 only

    Words from Simon Chokoisky –
    “I am so excited to have Dr. K.S. Charak, world-renowned author, astrologer, surgeon, alpinist, philanthropist… and you fill-in-the-ist…  live and in person to teach us SECRETS OF VIMSHOTTARI DASHA: everything you ever wanted to know about how to interpret this dasha from the legendary book Laghu Parashari.”


    • Laghu Parashari is a highly acclaimed classic text
    • The profound knowledge is hidden in the subtle principles of Laghu Parashari in the operation of Vimshottari dasha
    • Numerous example charts to explain the subtlest principles of Vimshottari dasha interpretation enshrined in this classic.
    • Although the author of this treatise is not knows, s/he must have been a scholar of parashari system of jyotish as it essentially clarifies and furthers concepts propagated by sage Parashara in Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra (BPHS).

    The main subjects that Laghu Parashari deals with are as follows:

    • Significance of functional nature of grahas;
    • Demarcation between strong and blemished yogas;
    • Maraka potential of the benefic lords of the kendras;
    • Factors that make and mar raja yogas; 
    • Mutual interaction between dasha and antardasha lords;
    • Functional malefics that produce good results;
    • Adverse dashas intervening between yoga-karaka dashas;
    • Significance of mutual connectedness of grahas or lack of it;
    • Special yogas from Rahu and Ketu;
    • Longevity and end of life;
    • Special results of mutual Venus-Saturn dasha-antardashas.

    Course Material – 

    • Reference Material as think appropriate by Dr. Charak
    • Dr. Charak’s Laghu Parashari book (which is a literal translation of Sanskrit shlokas, an elaborate commentary with references from other classics)
    • Numerous example charts to explain the subtlest principles of Vimshottari dasha interpretation enshrined in this classic.

    What past students has to tell about Dr. Charak's teaching

    “Dr. Charak is an amazing teacher! He is very thorough and generous in sharing his immense knowledge! Always open to questions. ”

    “Dr. Charak is a fantastic speaker and very knowledgeable about his work. The theories and shlokas are backed by examples that are easy to see”

    “Dr. Charak ji is simply the best in explaining complex Medical Astrology techniques. His patience and humility makes him a role-model for students and upcoming jyotishis. His analysis of the charts show his expertise and innate ability to correlate concepts with actual events. Thank you very much Dr. Charak ji for teaching this advanced deep course.”

    Courses by Dr K S Charak

    Introductory Course on Medical Astrology

    The general principles and scope of medical astrology,
    • The significations of grahas, houses and nakshatras, adverse grahas and dashas for health, congenital illness and disease at the time of birth, Balarishta and Arishta-Bhanga,
    • Basic understanding of the principles involved in determining the length of life
    • Application of principles of medical astrology to determine the timing of illness and its outcome, with some hints about the nature of illness.
    This is an intermediate level course and assumes attendees to have basic understanding of classical Vedic astrology.

    About Dr KS Charak

    Renowned doctor and Vedic astrologer 

    Dr K S Charak (MS; FRCS) – Senior Consultant and Chief of General Surgery at the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi (India)…

    Dr. Charak has been teaching Vedic Astrology for the last 30 years at Indian Council of Astrological Sciences in Delhi; and practicing it for the last 50 years. He has written several books appreciated all over the world including classic books on Medical Astrology. 
    Dr Charak also leads SOSMT ( , a charitable organization devoted to provide free surgical and medical care to the poor and the ailing in the rural areas of India.