Dennis Flaherty



Vedic Astrology Classes

Dennis teaches all of his classes and workshop in the time honored oral tradition of Shruti, which in Sanskrit means that which is heard. In this way there is a direct connection between the teacher and student. All classes and workshop are available through a platform of live interaction so that students can participate in a real time learning environment regardless of location nationally or internationally. Your instructor, Dennis Flaherty, is one of the foundational people who have brought the astrology of India to the West these past three decades. All classes and workshop are recognized toward CVA certification through the Council of Vedic Astrology (CVA), the oldest Vedic astrology organization in the West.

Your instructor, Dennis Flaherty, is one of the four foundational people who co-sponsored the International Symposiums on Vedic Astrology that brought the great teachers of Vedic Astrology to speak to live western audiences the last two decades. He continues that tradition each year by offering live phone conferencing classes in Vedic Astrology at the Northwest Institute of Vedic Sciences. Dennis is one of the founding members of the CVA. He is an approved teacher of the CVA and all classes and workshops count toward CVA certification.

Winter 2018 Mentor Series

The mentoring class is only available as an option for Dennis' audio correspondence students only. It is a live interactive class that aspires to build the student's Vedic chart interpretation skills in a structured progressive learning environment. The mentor class is offered three times yearly and is comprised of four classes for each series. Course materials are provided for each of the classes.

Instructor: Dennis Flaherty
Dates: Thursdays. January 25th, Feb 22nd, March 22nd, and April 19th
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
Price: $240.00

Cosmology and Astronomy for Right-Minded Vedic Astrologers

The early Vedic astrologers were almanac and calendar artisans entrusted by community to chart the favorable (and avoid the difficult) times for life's activities from the personal to the collective. In this class, Dennis will present a right-minded cosmological and astronomical overview of the movements of the heavens from the Vedic perspective, for as echoed in the famous words of Ecclesiastes: "There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens".

Dennis will explain the nature of time as represented by the various cosmological and astronomical calendars, almanacs, and clocks that mark the passage and quality of time, for not all time is created equal! Discussion will commence with the cosmological Yugas and progress to the the sidereal zodiac, the Nakshatras and fixed stars, as well as the timing and rotation of the earth which creates the rising of the constellations, planets and the stars and where they were placed in the heavenly flow when we took our first breath in time! Join Dennis as he will clearly explain how the principles of cosmology and astronomy translate into the symbolism we call the Vedic Astrology!

Instructor: Dennis Flaherty
Dates: Sunday. March 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm PST
Price: Prepaid class $75.00. Audio recording at registration $25.00

Saturn in Sagittarius

Fire and Ice

Saturn entered the constellation of Sagittarius where he will remain for the next two and a half years. Saturn takes 29 ½ years to circuit the Sun. This will be his first transit of Sagittarius in the 21st century as the last time he entered this sign was back in 1987. Saturn is the planet that rules the dark part of the year culminating in Natures retreat from the outer world. He represents the diminishing light and the end stages of growth heralding a time to turn inward. His nature is introverted and deeply private in measured pursuit of that inner journey. This is opposite nature of Jupiter, the ruler of fiery Sagittarius. Jupiter’s nature is extroverted, outward and outgoing in his pursuit of knowledge and spirituality. The frustration between these two opposite energies will emerge during Saturn’s sojourn of Jupiter’s sign.

Jupiter's fiery domain of Sagittarius concerns itself with all aspects of higher consciousness, from advanced educational degrees to theological and cosmological studies. Jupiter’s fiery and expansive light draws the consciousness ever higher into the domains that represent university and colleges, religious and theological institutions, as well as law and jurisprudence. Saturn’s realistic nature being cool and self-inquiring will seek to bring the lofty affairs and institutions of Sagittarius down to earth for real world scrutiny as well as real world existential needs! Join Dennis as he will discuss the effects of this Fire/Ice transit of Saturn in Sagittarius for each of the signs.

Instructor: Dennis Flaherty
Dates: Sunday. April 29
Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm PST
Price: Prepaid class $75.00. Audio recording at registration $25.00

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