I would like to express my heart felt thanks and acknowledge my indebtedness to the following who played a major role in the making of this website and whose works I have used on this site.
* To the Almighty God without whose blessings no auspicious work is ever possible.
* To Ms. Geeta Press Gorakhpur, whose flawlessly published stotras improved my life and my religious pursuits, and whose published stotras were constantly referred to cross check when in doubt and whose Ramacharita Manas I have put on my site.
* To the Devine Life Society of Hrikesh for the Bhagavd Gita of Swami Paramahamsa Shivananda.
* To Kamlesh Patel, Gitamrta.org for the the superb job of recording the Bhagavad Gita MP3.
* For the various MP3 Stotras on this site – to Swami Brahmananda of Chinmaya Mission, S.P.Balasubramanyam, the Bombay Sisters, Anuradha Podwal, the Challakere Brothers, Manu and Hariom Sharan.
* Maharishi University of Management, one of the best sites for Sanskrit scriptures in Devanagari.
* To Ms. Sri Ramakrishna Math publications, whose religious publications were another great source of inspiration and guidance for me. Particularly I would like to thank Swami Tapasyananda of Ms. Sri Ramakrishna Math publications, whose word to word Sanskrit to English translation of Vishnu Sahasranama stotra and Sri Lalita Sahasranama stotra are reproduced in this website.
* To sacredtexts.com which is an excellent source of scriptures.
* To sanskritdocuments.com which is doing a superb job of putting many scriptures, stotras etc. on net.
* To celextel.org for its excellent collection of Upanishads.
* To Dale Steinhauser & his wonderful site sanskrit.safire.com for Devanagari Stotras.
* To ganeshapurana.com for Ganesha Purana.
* To hubcom.com tantric section and shivashakti.com for excellent material on tantra.
* To My Purohit.com for the wonderful translation and meaning of Sri Rudram.
* For the data on Ayurveda we would like to acknowledge our indebtedness to: My Purohit.com, Jiva Ayurveda.com, Ayurvedic-herbs.com and Ayurveda.com for the invaluable information provided on their websites, which we partly reproduced in our ayurveda section.
* To Vastucompass.com for the wonderful pictures & data on Vastu Sastra.
* To my Nepal supplier Mukunda of nepalirudraksha.com for providing me with some excellent pictures of Rudrakshas and Saligramas from his site nepalirudraksha.com
* To M/s Geovision Software, whose Parashara Light astrology software I used to make the various charts, ephemeris, pictures and whose data about planets, nakshatras, signs, glossary of astrology etc I used in the various sections of this website. A superb software for the beginners and the advanced level astrologers alike and the most user friendly one.
* M/s Future Point, the famous Indian astrology software company for Ramacharita Manas ask a question.
* To Sree Gaurang Das whose data bank of the Astrology Sashtras was of great help and reduced my work load.
* To Mr.K.N.Rao, my relative and the world famous astrologer who taught me many secrets and predictive techniques of astrology.
* To my friend and fellow panel astrologer Sri S.Ganesh who encouraged and helped me in my Sri Chakra worship.
* To V.Subramanya Sastri, Prof. P.S.Sastri, R. Santhanam, B. Suryanarayana Rao, B.V.Raman, Ranjan Publications & Sagar Publications whose books I have put in the Sashtras Library for free reading by those who are interested in learning the great works of this great science.
* To Brian Conrad for his wonderful Junior Jyotish software and the Lagna and Rasi calculators. A very accurate, light and useful software, which can be carried in a floppy. You can download and purchase this software from:
* To my daughter Swati Tata, who allowed me to “capture her computer” and whose website browsing experience was an excellent sounding board for me while designing this site. (“Daddy, that colour is awful!!….”May be you understand what you are writing but its not clear. A novice must understand this lesson, otherwise its noo good!!)
* To my friend Suparna, who introduced me to website astrology predictions.
* To Astrospeak, the astrology division of Indiatimes.com, the famous Times of India website, whose astrology panel membership was a great rewarding experience for me. Particularly to their senior manager Mr. Alok Bhatnagar, a rare man to find in these days of rat race and whose knowledge, sincerity and honesty reflect the culture of our great bygone Gandhian days.