2008 Level I and II
ACVA Certification
Examination Locations:
United Astrology Conference
May 15 - 21, 2008
Adams Mark Hotel,
Denver, CO
Examination Date: May 21, 2008
Ninth Annual Yoga Farm
Astrology Conference
Aug. 29th - Sept. 3rd, 2008
Sivanada Yoga Farm,
Grass Valley, CA
Examination Date: August 29, 2008
Next ACVA Online Classes
Level I: January 9, 2008
Level II: March 19, 2008

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Fall 2007
Happy Holiday Season!

Welcome to the ACVA e-Newsletter! Please review our coming events, Online Bookstore news and Online Program news. Have a joyous season! Thank you for your support of the advancement of Vedic Astrology.

Holiday Blessings from all of us at The American College of Vedic Astrology

Current News                                                                  

Betheyla, a beloved member of our Jyotish community, passed peacefully on December 8, 2007 in the comfort of her home, among family and friends. Our deepest sympathy and condolences go out to her family and those of you who knew her. She will be missed by all.

2007 Events                                                                    

During 2007 the American College of Vedic Astrology held its Twelfth International Symposium on Vedic Astrology. It was a wonderful conference with over 150 Faculty, students, vendors and staff.

The Cerification examinations for Level I and Level II were held at 4 locations in 2007. The BAVA conference in London, New York Testing in New York City ,Grass Valley conference at Sivanada Yoga Farm, Grass Valley, CA and our Twelfth International Symposium in Phoenix ,AZ. We have 18 new Level I graduates and 3 new Level II graduates. Congratulations to all!

Please check our website frequently for 2008 conference schedule and an examination schedule location updates at

2008 ACVA Online Classes                                              

Our next ACVA Level I online classes begin on January 9th, 2008, with Level II classes starting March 19th, 2008.

Ready to enroll for this exciting opportunity, or have some questions about
the ACVA online program?

click to contact our ACVA Online Registrar, Nancy Dietz (

2008 ACVA Accredited Events                                         

United Astrology Conference - Vedic Astrology Track

Adams Mark Hotel - Denver, CO - May 15th - 21st, 2008

Faculty: Keven Barrett, Christina Collins, Ronnie Gale Dreyer, Dennis Flaherty, Dr. David Frawley, Gary Gomes, M.B.A., Dennis M. Harness, Ph.D., Edith Hathaway, Sat Siri Khalsa, William Levacy, M.A., Joni Patry, Susie Patterson, Komilla Sutton and Chakrapani Ullal

Information: 866-557-4168

The Practice of Vedic Astrology in the Western World
May 15th, 2008 Workshop:
Registration for ACVA / CVA Community Issues Workshop: $45.00

ACVA Level I and Level II Certification Examination offered.

Ninth Annual Yoga Farm Astrology Conference

Vedic Myths and Symbols in Yoga and Jyotish For Self Transformation

Sivanada Yoga Farm

Grass Valley, CA - August 29th - September 3rd, 2008

Invited Faculty: Mike Chalom, Ph.D., Christina Collins, Marty Cottler, Ph.D, Dennis Flaherty, Dr. David Frawley, Dennis M. Harness, Ph.D., Edith Hathaway, Nalini Kanta Das, James Kelleher, Robert Koch, Komilla Sutton, Chakrapani Ullal


ACVA Level I and Level II Certification Examination offered.

Current Transits to Take Note Of:                                     

• Venus is in it’s own sign of Libra until December 25th, 2007
• Mars is retrograde in Gemini stationing direct on January 30th, 2008
• Jupiter is in it’s own sign of Sagittarius until December 2008
• Saturn stations retrograde in Leo on December 19th
• Rahu remains in Aquarius and Ketu remains in Leo

ACVA Online Store                                                            

Please see our “ACVA Store.

There are Mp3 lectures now available, including the Phoenix 2007 Symposium Mp3s.

To build your Vedic Astrology library or purchase a gift for a student, family member or friend, “Click Here" to begin browsing the store.

Donations to the ACVA Programs                                      

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