I would like to reverentially remember these threegreat men, whose blessings brought me heretoday!
Om Sree Ganesaaya Namaha
Om Namo Naaraayanaaya
Let us salute to the energy that governs this universe andmanifestations of that energy that enable us to learn thisdivine knowledge – Goddess Saraswati, Lord Brihaspatiand Lord Hayagreeva. Let us salute to the presiding deityLord Dakshinamurthy and to Swami Dayananda Saraswatiwho founded this Gurukulam.
Let us salute to illustrious astrologers, seers and sages – from Maharshi Parasara and Maharshi Jaimini to Kalidasaand Varahamihira to Prof. B.V. Raman and Mr. K.N. Rao – for unselfishly and generously bringing this divineknowledge down to us, mere mortals.
Let us salute to the power of
, who, at the time of this lecture, occupies own rasi, own constellation andexalted navamsa. The teacher of Gods occupies his ownsign in
6 out of 16
vargas (divisions) and his exaltationsign in
other vargas! More importantly, he is
, the varga for "
". From Guru lagna in D-24,