Shri Arya Bhushan Shukla
Shri Arya Bhushan Shukla, IAS (Retd.), is Honorary National President of the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences, founded by Dr. B. V. Raman. For him, Jyotisha (astrology) is basically about Self Knowledge. Shri A. B. Shukla has explained many principles of astrology, including topics of Vaastu (Vedic architecture), through mantras from the Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita. His research on the retrogression of planets, covering 3-4000 years, has illumined the mysteries of planetary movements and positions. In India, he received the prestigious title of Jyotisha Ratna, and the CVA, America, conferred on him its highest title Jyotish Brihaspati in 2014.