Vaughn Paul Manley, M.A, (Pavi) is a full time Vedic astrologer who has been practicing professionally since 1992. He has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and an elementary school teaching credential. He is a certified teacher and tutor with the American College of Vedic Astrology (ACVA), and is a contributing author for the ACVA Online Course. He has been a faculty member at several of ACVA’s conferences, and has taught at conferences in India at his Jyotish guru K.N. Rao’s school Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
His articles have been published in The Mountain Astrologer, Journal of Astrology, Express Star Teller, CVA Journal, Zento Magazine, and Maui Vision Magazine. Many of his articles and lessons have been translated into Japanese and he has taught six weekend seminars in Tokyo, Japan since October, 2004.
He has spent 17 months in India studying with such well-known astrologers as his Jyotish guru, K.N. Rao, editor of the Journal of Astrology and founder of the largest astrology school in the world, and the late R. Santhanam, translator of the classic text, Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra. While completing his master’s degree in psychology in Santa Fe, New Mexico he tutored for three years with Vedic scholar Dr. David Frawley, former president of ACVA, and author of Astrology of the Seers. Most recently he has mentored with Marc Boney, M.A. a fellow student of K.N. Rao and colleague. He has practiced yoga and meditation since 1977, and has studied Sanskrit since 1992, both in India and with the American Sanskrit Institute.
He lives in Maui, Hawaii and is available for private readings by phone, Skype, Zoom, or in person.