Ryan Kurczak

Introduction to Prasna Astrology

In prasna, Vedic Astrology Lessons on August 5, 2014 at 10:46

Thank you for all of your patience.  I know those of you who could not attend the Prasna Video Class this past Spring have been waiting for the videos to be released as a class.  It is now available as a downloadable video course through this link.  The Astrology of Omens – Prasna Astrology

Since the Art and Science of Vedic Astrology Volume II has been published I’ve been able to direct my time to editing videos from past classes.  I will aim to have the Vimshottari Dasha Class available in the next two months.  Currently I’m focusing extra time on developing an Astrological App for your phone that focuses on the results of Rahu and Ketu in the astrological birth chart.

Here is a video introduction to Prasna Astrology, which I consider to be the Astrology of Omens.


What would be the result of this action?

What would be the result of this action?

Prasna is an excellent tool to answer our pressing questions in life. Not everyone needs a full astrological birth chart reading. Sometimes we just have one or two burning questions that need answered to help us deal with a situation or gauge if this is the right time or not to take action.  By constructing an astrological chart for the moment a question is asked, gives us insights into the results of taking a certain action. This is the most accurate form of astrology in our current age, because it does not require a client to have an accurate birth time, or even a birth chart at all (although that can be helpful).

This course contains nearly 8 hours of video, using example charts and student interaction to delineate and explain the proper approach to begin practicing Prasna Astrology.  In this class, we will learn the basic principles to begin answering questions using Prasna.

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The Art and Science of Vedic Astrology Volume II Published

In astrology book reviews, lajjitaadi avasthas, Vedic Astrology Lessons on July 9, 2014 at 12:06

After many years of work and creation, the second book that began with astrologer Richard Fish, with extensive additions, organization and editing from Ryan Kurczak, has now been expanded and edited, and is available on Amazon, in the USA and in Europe.

The Art and Science of Vedic Astrology Volume II - Front Cover

The Art and Science of Vedic Astrology Volume II – Front Cover

See the following link to order:  https://www.createspace.com/4526602

The Art and Science of Vedic Astrology Volume II builds upon the previous work and takes us deeper into the heart of Jyotish. This book is based on an advanced tutorial course and is systematically arranged to expand upon the important variables necessary in horoscope analysis. The subtler aspects of astrology are brought to light, enabling the astute student of Vedic Astrology to enlarge comprehension and predictive abilities. Many potent, yet often neglected principles are explained in detail, such as the Lajjitaadi Avashtas. A comprehensive delineation of planetary Karakas and house lord combinations are included to help guide the practicing astrologer towards accurate assessment of one’s karmic state.

Contents Include:

  • Time and Cycles
  • Bhava Charts
  • Planetary States
  • The Non Luminous Sub Planets
  • Subtleties of the Divisional Charts
  • Additional Named Yogas
  • Shadbala
  • Relationship Compatibility Analysis
  • Introduction to Lajjitaadi Avashtas
  • House Lord Combinations
  • Planetary Karakas in Vargas
  • Prasna (Vedic Horary) Astrology

7 x 10″ (17.78 x 25.4 cm)
Black & White on White paper
400 pages

ISBN-13: 978-1493773114
ISBN-10: 1493773119
BISAC: Philosophy / Eastern

Kriya Yoga Meditation Training Webinar

In Kriya Yoga on June 6, 2014 at 10:28

Methods, Techniques, Philosophy and Kriya Yoga Routines

5 Week Online Interactive Video Webinar
Sundays, July 20th-August 24th, 2014 (Excluding August 10th)
8-10 AM Eastern Time Zone
24 Participant Limit
Email Ryan@AshevilleVedicAstrology.com to register.

Join us from anywhere in the world.


By Paramahansa Yogananda

Kriya Yoga is a path to inner peace and Self-realization made popular by Paramahansa Yogananda’s book Autobiography of a Yogi. The path itself is one that utilizes specific mantra meditation, breath awareness techniques and Self-inquiry.

Nine years ago I was authorized and ordained to share and teach Kriya Yoga by a direct student of Paramahansa Yoganada. Since that time, when the opportunity has arisen I’ve done my best to provide that service and having walked this path everyday for the last 14 years, I have found it to be the greatest and most fulfilling inner work I have ever done. I have found peace with my Self and gained greater understanding about my relationship with the Divine. The realizations and happiness derived from this practice cannot be compared to any other activity in this world.

It is my goal and intention in this Webinar to share with you the same practices that have proven so effective for me. I also intend on sharing personal struggles and inspirations to give a realistic understanding of just what IS required to experience inner peace and greater awareness of the Divine presence within and around you.

In this Kriya Yoga Webinar you will learn:

  • How to meditate effectively
  • Kriya Yoga Pranayama Techniques as I learned them during initiation and only alluded to in Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Effective Kriya Yoga meditation routines for all levels of practice from beginner to advanced
  • the philosophical understanding of true Yoga practice as taught in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • The kind of lifestyle that leads to greater success on the Self-realization path
  • How to practice contemplation and Self-inquiry to realize directly the truth of your being

Due to the real-time nature of this Webinar, we are able to also have Q&A sessions where participation will be encouraged to make certain you understand the process and how to apply it.