This is one of the best books on Predictive Astrology. It includes the essence of Parashar, Jaimini, and many more masters. Four hundred and fifty Yogas of Bhavartha, Ratnakar of Shri Ramanuja have been added to befit the title Phaldeepika, Bhavartha Bodhini. The 28 chapters in the book cover various topics: the characteristics, house divisions, strength of planets, career, various yogas, raja yogas, marriage, children, longevity, periodic influence of planets, the effect of transits, and ashtakvargas. The 11th chapter exclusively deals with the nativity of women. The 22nd chapter gives the interpretations and calculation of the Kalachakra dashas. This English edition also includes many horoscopes, tables, and a glossary of Sanskrit and Hindi words. The language is easy to understand and even beginners after studying this book for a few months will be able to arrive at the right interpretations and timing of events.
Pandit Gopesh Kumar Ojha, M.A., LL.B., and a learned astrologer from Mithila (Bihar), translated Phaldeepika in Hindi using his rich experience of sixty years in this filed. He analyzed the various astrological principles (with his commentary for easy comprehension) and added 450 yoga of Bhavartha Ratnakar of Shri Ramanuja. He also published books in Skt. English and Hindi. Pandit Ashutosh Ojha the son of Pandit Gopesh Kumar Ojha, has B.A. (Hons.) Mathematics, M.A. English and a Ph.D. in Religion. He teaches and practices astrology, enjoying a wide clientele spread over more than 135 countries. He has translated Phaldeepika in English adding some new horoscopes, illustrations and charts.