Dean Dominic De Lucia

Biography

Dean Dominic De Lucia was born in Bethesda, Maryland, in 1956. He studied Business Administration at the University of Baltimore, and later on completed a two-year course in translating at the Catholic University in São Paulo, Brazil, where he currently resides.

He has maintained a life-long interest in Indian/Hindu philosophy and spiritual practices, which ultimately led him to take up Vedic astrology. He began his studies of the same in 1981 under Nalini Kanta Das/Tom Hopke, and has been a rather constant student and practitioner of the art ever since. His articles were published quite a few times in the older The Astrological Magazine, as well as in the newer follow-on magazine, Modern Astrology, published in Banglore.

Dean maintains a unique perspective throughout the book, one of presenting pure Vedic astrology in its original form, as it was before the times of the Muslim invaders, and without hodge-podging it with other systems. This is rare among Hindu writers on Vedic astrology, and practically unheard of from a western writer on the subject.

At the present time, Dean organizes classes on Vedic astrology in São Paulo, Brazil, where Astro Vedica was translated and published as the first book on the subject in the Portuguese language.

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Books

Astro Vedica Series: Stellar Horoscopes
By Dean Dominic De Lucia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction
Drawing from his work Astrologia Vedica: A Treatise on the Predictive Astrology of Rishi Parashara, author Dean Dominic De Lucia delves into the ancient arts of Hindu based astrology. The Astro Vedica series continues with Stellar Horoscopes charts the horoscopes of 26 famous individuals and the HMS Titanic.
The Beatles and Vedic Astrology
By Dean Dominic De Lucia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,970. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction
"The Beatles and Vedic Astrology" presents an astrological personality profile on all the Beatles, as well as a chronological correspondence of life events to the planetary periods and chart indications. This is a must have proof for those interested in Vedic Astrology. Rarely do we have the chance to see how the star's alignment can influence our futures on a group that defined a generation.
Astrologia Vedica : A Treatise on the Predictive Astrology of Rishi Parashara
By Dean Dominic De Lucia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction
An understanding of the nature and origin of Vedic astrological knowledge is fundamental to its adaptation in the West, and in this the book Astro Vedica shines uniquely. The existence of cultural differences are implicit in the presentation of Vedic astrology in the Western world. Uncover the mysteries of the zodiac under the aegis of Vedic astrology in this unique text.
Hollow Earth in the Puranas
By Dean Dominic De Lucia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction
One area which has been overlooked by the Western researcher in folk,paranormal,and earth mystery matters, are Hindu traditions, specifically, the Vedas and the Puranas. These incredible works speak of an ancient time, a time of gods and demons interacted with, married, abducted, and went to war with human beings. "Hollow Earth in the Puranas" opens these tradition to the Western audience.

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