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What are the career prospects of an Astrologer?


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There is a huge number of people in India who have strong faith in astrology; however there is no scarcity of people who are highly skeptical about it, some think of it as a way of misleading people into the wrong direction and expectations. But there are many who are thankful to astrologers for finding a solution to their struggles in many aspects of life such as career, finance, relationship, family issues and much more. Let's see what does the future hold for someone aspiring to be an astrologist/astrologer?

 

What is astrology?

Astrology is the study of different planetary positions having an impact on human affairs and the natural world. The position of planets at the time of birth determines the natural behavioral habits in that person. A person is drawn to certain things, behaves in a certain way, have several good qualities and some unpleasant; even character traits of a person are influenced by planetary position at the time of birth. There is a lot that a person can figure out about herself/himself by knowing his sun sign. Movements of planets bring minor or major changes into the lives of everyone, for some these changes may bring happiness and achievement and for some, they could bring failure or an end to their happy time for some particular period of time.

 

Should I opt for it as a career?

Why not? If you have come this far then certainly you are drawn to this profession already. You just need to be sure before you put yourself into it. If you find astrology fascinating and wish to know about the effects of planets on humans in depth, and want to help them overcome their problems due to the negative effects of some specific planet then you are perfect to take this up as a career.

 

Courses Available

There are very few people that opt for astrology as a career for that reason there are very few institutes that offer astrology, one could pursue a course in astrology right after school because a few university provide graduation degree or one could go for diploma course after regular graduation. Master courses are also available in some selected university. Part-time courses are available too for those who can’t  manage to pursue a regular degree. Here is a list of some  institutes that offers courses in astrology with different names:

  • Maharshi College of Vedic Astrology, Udaipur
  • Bharti Institute of Vedic Astrology, New Delhi
  • Institute of Astrology, Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan
  • Aditya College of Design Studies, Mumbai
  • Mahatama Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur
  • Department of Jyothisha & Vaastu, Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University
  • Maharishi Institute of Vedic And Management Sciences, Bhopal

As you can see there is plenty of universities to choose from. Go to the one that is nearest to you and explore a career path which is unique and different from the traditional ones.

 

 Skills required to be an astrologer

  • In depth knowledge of planetary movements and its effect on humans.
  • Helping people by making reliable predictions to prevent any kind of upcoming troubles and advising solutions to existing problems of customers.
  • Effective personality, good communication and interpersonal skills.

 

 Career prospects of an astrologist

There are numerous believer of astrology out there which provide a bright career path for an astrologist. After having formal education one car start working with a senior astrologer to get the practical insight into this field. People often look for an astrologer who is genuinely concerned about their issues and wish to help them, they don’t  want to get caught with someone whose aim is to just make money out of it and feel being fooled. Those who have established themselves as a good astrologer, also have the option to go into media as many news channels nowadays are reaching out for a well-reputed astrologer to work for their channel and offer a handsome salary in exchange. Working independently a professional can start from 1000 per session and higher after years of experience. Before you start earning well you have to work patiently for few years but once you successfully build a reputation of a good astrologer, believe me, you won’t only have numerous followers but also you will earn a lot of  love, respect and blessings from others, and the contentment that one receive from working for the welfare of humans is incredible.

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