Planetary Gemologists Association Sat, 04 Mar 2017 03:44:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 PGA Ruling Committee Appoints New Members Sun, 19 Jan 2014 11:16:05 +0000 The PGA Ruling Committee has unanimously appointed two new members, Sriman Arnavji and Smt. Neetaji, as listed below. With these new additions the total number of Ruling Committee members is now 11. To contact the Ruling Committee please contact Secretary Richard Shaw Brown.


Guruji Shrii Arnav, PGA (HC), 2/12 – 5, 3 floor, Sripeetam Building, 5th Main Road, Prakash Nagar, 4th N Block Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 010, Karnataka, India, Tel: 61 80 2 332-9789, Email: (Synthetics – NO, Uparatnas – YES, Flawed gems – NO)


Ms. Neeta Singhal, PGA (HC), Rudra Centre Shop No 9, Emerald Complex Near Imax Adlabs, Bhakti Park Anik Wadala Link Road, Wadala (E) Mumbai-400037 Maharashtra, (INDIA), Tel: 91-9322688120 Email : (Synthetics – NO, Uparatnas – YES, Flawed gems – NO)

Pt. Brij Bihari Sharma Becomes PGA Honorary Patron Sun, 19 Jan 2014 10:50:22 +0000 Pt-BB-Sharma-2

The PGA is honored to welcome outstanding Vedacharya and Jyotishacharya Pandit Brij Bihari Sharma, founder of Vedic Life Mission in Kanpur, U.P., India. Pandit B.B. Sharma has throughly studied Sanskrit and Vedas, Vastu Shastra and Vedic Jyotish from “Sampurnanand University” of Varanasi in India. He also holds degrees of Shastri Sahita Charya and M.A. in Vedic and Hindi and Philosophy.

Pandit B.B. Sharma has visited many countries such as U.K., Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong and many places and cities in India to perform Vedic Yagyas. Pandit Sharma has also written a book on Vastu Shastra (Indian Architecture) titled “Bhartiya Vastu Chandrika” and for the last 25 years he has been publishing annual Hindu calendar book named “Tithi Chandrika”. In 2012 180,000 copies of Tithi Chandrika were printed and distributed in 45 centers of India and abroad. “Jyotish Rashiphal” a weekly horoscope by Pandit B.B. Sharma is published in the National Edition of “DainikJagran” a widely read daily newspaper in India. Vedic Life Mission has been working since 2000 and has performed over 15,000 Yagyas. The PGA is honored to have his support.

Pandit Brij Bihari Sharma, Jyotish and Vedacharya, Founder: VEDIC LIFE MISSION, Sri Thakurji Temple, 55/64 Kahoo Kothi, Kanpur, U.P. – 208001, India, Tel : +91-983-936-0800 / +91-945-021-0352, E-mail :

Congratulations to the PGA’s 13th Planetary Gemologist (PG) Sun, 19 Jan 2014 10:28:09 +0000 blogger1

Rajiv Golcha, GG, PG, No. 605, Sparta-01, Prestige Acropolis, Next to Forum, Koramangala, Bangalore, PIN-560 025, Mobile +91 99805 12353, Email :

The PGA has a 63 question test for certification as a “PGA” or Planetary Gem Advisor. The PGA exam is open book with no time limit and with strict scoring (8 mistakes is failure to pass). Most answers can be found on the PGA’s WWW site at PGA Courses and successful applicants will receive the “PGA” Planetary Gem Advisor Diploma as well as their PGA Membership Certificate. A successful PGA who is also a ‘certified’ GEMOLOGIST will be awarded the rare “PG” or PLANETARY GEMOLOGIST Degree. Click HERE for the current official list of PGA Graduates.