Astrology is an ancient science and art which is practiced since pre-historic times in India. From times immemorial, human beings are always fascinated about knowing their future. Chennai is home to some of the best astrologers in India. with Guru Peyarchi scheduled in 11th August 2016, famous astrologers in Chennai are already attracting a lot of attention.
In Tamil culture, the norm is to seek an astrologer whenever a new endeavor is made. Astrologers are inevitable when one prepares for marriage. Horoscope matching is an integral part of the early stages of the matching process. Unless the horoscopes are in the perfect match, marriage talks are not kicked off no matter what. We have done a quite amount of research on astrologers in Chennai and here are the best among them READ THIS LIST ONE BY ONE FROM NUMBER 10.
The most famous astrologers are sought after by political leaders, businessmen, and movie stars. While perfect predictions win monetary benefits to astrologers (For instance, Dr. Jayalalitha gifted Rs. 10 Lakh to Unnikrishna Panicker for prediction her win in 2011 assembly elections).
A few astrologers in the city is known to enjoy premium clientele and they limit their service only to them. But with the advent of online astrology, new age astrologers have gone online and even tied up with matrimonial sites. A.R.Balakrishna Reddy, who appears in RajTV is an expert in astrology as well as many other services including Mutharika Lakshanam and Gemology. Palm reading is a used along with horoscope to make certain predictions which are influenced largely by the person’s current characters.
CNR Srikanth is a Chennai based astrologer who has a web portal and serves even NRIs who is famous for his remedies to negate bad effects. As a result of urbanization, astrologers from Thanjavur (a place where Tamil astrology find its root) have moved to Chennai. But still, one kind of astrology called Nadi astrology is preserved in Vaitheeswaran Koil in Sirkazhi.
In Tambaram, a suburb of Chennai, Nadi astrology is practiced by Kausika Agasthiya Nadi Jothida Nilayam and Pandit Vijay and Durai Subburathinam are the most sought after Nadi astrologers in Chennai.
While many astrologers suggest visiting temples and performing poojas as remedies to negate bad effects, few astrologers in Chennai have built a big business around this. Wearing gemstones in rings or pendants is a remedy which has gained roots into our culture quite recently. Gemstone astrology is a lucrative business, thanks to Television channels for making them so popular in the last few decades. Padmashri gems and Rajat Nayar are foremost gem consultants in Chennai and trusted by the very famous and the powerful.
Numerology is another theme in modern astrology which is built around changing one’s name to match , of horoscope including birth date and time. Mrs. Saroja Raman is one of the trusted numerologists in Chennai. Numerology is often boasted as the science of numbers though without the mathematical tone. But numerology is all about art and there is no trace of science element in it.
Vasthu consultancy is another field of astrology which has become so popular with the real estate boom. In Chennai, none of the building plans analyzed without a Vasthu consultant. Till the modern era, astrology used to be provided as truly. Later, beneficiaries made a darshan (perks out of the will) to their favorite astrologers.
But as astrologers struggled to meet their ends, they started charging money for their service. Chennai has hundreds of astrologers practicing the ancient, but not many do it with the passion but only for money. We have done a quite amount of research on astrologers in Chennai and here are the best among them.
Lakshmidass Nair is the son of the legendary T.Balan Nair who himself practiced Vedic astrology for more than 50 years. He provides comprehensive service including predictions, marriage match making, marking auspicious time and remedies.
Swami Kannan Bhattacharya is a household name in Tamil Nadu. He appears in the OLIMAYAMANA EDHIRKALAM program in Zee Tamil TV channel. He is located in Triplicane where most astrologers provide their service. He also performs poojas and Kumbabishegams.
Thanjai Bharadwaj is a leading astrologer in Chennai. His predictions appear in almost all the popular magazines and he writes a column on astrology as well. He practices astrology near the famous Parthasarathy temple in Triplicane. A down to earth person, his predictions are always to the point and little generalizations of opinions. But always give him some time to analyze and do not be in a rush. A prior appointment would save a lot of time as he is busy most of the time.
Sivalpuri Singaram writes for the leading Tamil daily China Thanthi and also appears in Thanthi TV. He is very descriptive in his predictions and offers solutions also to problems in Sani Peyarchi and other bad times. He claims a very good viewership because of the accuracy of his predictions. He is available for private consultancy on a nominal charge though strictly on an appointment basis.
CL Ramakrishna claims to have analyzed more than two lakh horoscope which truly puts him in the ranks of the most experienced astrologers in the world. He is famous for wild predictions which are accurate most of the times. He provides many services in categories viz. Love affairs, children, business, job, and health. He has different packages for each service which start at INR 2500.
Jyotish Samrat Mariappan of Sri Annamalai Astrology practices the Prof. K. S. Krishnamurthy System of astrology. Awarded by K. P. Stellar Astrological Research Institute for his contribution to astrology, Mariappan has held various positions in Human Resources Development department in big corporate houses before he ventured into astrology full time. Mariappan is well-known for recasting the horoscope based on the current nature of the body, a feat not accomplished ever by the best of astrologers in the country. A consultation with him would result in clarity in thought and relieve you from anxiety caused by indecision.
Kaliyur Narayanan is too famous for an astrologer. In 2013, he made the horoscope (though not appointed officially) for the Royal Baby George born to Prince William and Catherine Middleton. He is a favorite astrologer of many senior politicians in the country
When astrologer K.B.Gopalakrishnan makes a prediction, it appears in the news headlines. He makes bold predictions which put reputation at stake such as soccer world cup winner. He predicted Brazil would not win the 2014 football world cup and it did happen though the team had a bright chance. In 2014, he predicted Congress would win only 63 seats in the parliamentary elections which anyone might have ignored as impossible before the counting, but the final election results proved in favor of him. The renowned astrologer also predicted the fall of the commodity market in 2013 which actually happened in 2014 with crude oil alone falling more than 40% in a year.
Astrology has taken new avatars in the new millennia. Sivasakthi Jothidalayam provides consultation on medical astrology and commodity trading. They give a prediction based on Mandhi, which is quite popular in Kerala. Shri N.S.Vasan who runs the astrology center has over a dozen blogs where he updates his predictions regularly. It also offers matrimony service and has quite a good collection of horoscopes to match which runs into thousands.
P R Sundhar Raja is an engineer by profession but chose to pursue his life-long passion after earning a doctorate in astrology. He is conferred with the Indian Achievers Award in 2007 and his clientele includes leading corporate houses and the rich and the famous. However, his services are also available for the common man on a decent service fee. His new venture is Lucky Baby Name which is all about names for the newborn.