Agent 10 – Sri Gopal Bhattacharjee
Childhood & Astrology
Gopal Bhattacharjee was born in a traditional Brahmin family of West Bengal. His grandfather late Sri Hirendranath Bhattacharjee was a prominent personality in Sanskrit literature and authored many books in Sanskrit. Father late Sri Sambhunath Bhattacharjee was also a reputed pundit of Sanskrit literature. Gopal Bhattacharjee inherited Sanskrit and astrology from his predecessors. Early in life, Gopal Bhattacharjee was famous for his participation in sports. He participated in many “All India” competitions in diving and swimming. He was awarded as national champion many times at his youth.
Gopal Bhattacharjee’s father influenced him to step in the world of astrology. His father late Sambhunath Bhattacharjee was his first teacher in Vedic astrology. Later, Gopal Bhattacharjee learnt about Krishnamurti astrology under the supervision of Sri D C Ghosh.
Krishnamurti Institute of Astrology (KIA)
In 1998, Gopal Bhattacharjee founded Krishnamurti Institute of Astrology (KIA) where subjects such as – Vedic astrology, Krishnamurti methods, Bastu etc. are taught with modern facilities. Till now, Krishnamurti Institute of Astrology (KIA) has 6 branches over the state which, in total, produced more than 10,000 alumni and the later have chosen astrology as their profession. Every year, around 1,500 students graduate from the institute. More than 50 faculties teach different subjects of astrology over these 6 branches. KIA has become the best astrological institute in India by volume.
Bhattacharjee is most well-known world-wide as the inspiration and principal behind a series of international conferences in India. Here, he generously hosts both western and eastern astrologers in an atmosphere of harmony and mutual respect. These are the first major East-West combined astrological events since the two branches separated some two thousand years ago. Nothing promotes good will and open communication among astrologers quite like healing an ancient division. In the 26th Indian Astrological Conference in 2016, there were 17 astrologers from outside India representing 8 countries. In 2018, 75 overseas astrologers from 20 countries are currently scheduled to speak.
These conferences are high profile events in India attracting widespread press and attended by celebrities such as Bollywood stars, local and national politicians. The program is presented in English by a well-known news reader on national TV and presided over by a former Indian Supreme Court Judge.
Awards & Recognition
Gopal Bhattacharjee was first awarded as “The Best Astrologer” from CASAR Jamshedpur, India. He also received fellowship from Bangladesh Astrologer Society. Nepal Astrological Jyotish Parishad awarded him as the “Best promising Astrological profile”. Later, he received the prestigious “Certificate of Excellence” from ISAR USA. Gopal Bhattacharjee was honoured as “Astrologer of the Year” In 2015 and “Best Astrological Organizer” in 2016 from “Akhil Bharatiyo Jyotish Saraswati Maanch”, India. He received “Certificate of Excellence” from ISAR, USA in 2015 and 2016 successively.
Activities & Influences
Gopal Bhattacharjee promotes shows – three times a week – in CTVN TV channel and his program has received the high TRP as the best astrological show. He is serving in West Bengal for 2 decades as the most popular astrologer. Many famous and well-known personalities ranging from politics to entertainment and others follow his consultancy word-by-word. Gopal Bhattacharjee also owns one of the famous gold and diamond jewellery retail chains in 8 different branches in India. He is now also acting as founder, director and principal of Krishnamurthi Institute of Astrology; president of Institute of Vedic Culture for Public Welfare and chairman of IVC Conference. He also serves as chief editor of the most popular Bengali astrological magazine “Jyotish O Naksharta”. He has organized more than 27 international astrological seminars till now.
Books in English
- A perfect guideline to KP Astrology
Books in Bengali
- Ratnakotha (Gem and its utility in Astrology)
- Kundalini Jagoran and Chakra Balancing
- Saral krishnamurthi process e jyotish shikhon (Learn astrology easily in simple Krishnamurthi process)
- His new book is coming soon on “Divisional chart”