Qualifications: DMA (Diploma in Medieval Astrology), Jyotish Maharishi (PhD equivalent research degree in Vedic Astrology)
Miyan has taken the paths of the East and West in her studies of the science of Light, Jyotisha, or Astrology. She is an expert and researcher in Western Medieval Astrology and Eastern Vedic astrology.
In 2004 she had started her journey in astrology, studying independently ancient Arabic manuscripts of Abu Ma’ashar al-Balkhi, Masha’alla and al-Biruni, noted astrologers of the Golden Era of Islam, a period that saw the blossoming of scientific and intellectual achievements. During that time, extending between the 8th and 13th centuries, Baghdad, the capital and the Abbasid Caliphate, had the largest library-translation center of its time known as “Bayt al-Hikma” or House of Wisdom. Astrology flourished greatly during these times due to the numerous Arabic and Persian translations of Hellenistic astrological texts, many of which may have become extinct and unknown without the preserving translations of the Arabs. With her enthusiasm provoked, Mai decided to study the art of Predictive Judicial Astrology in particular, the ancient form that gives you concrete predictions. Therefore, she had taken the Robert Zoller advanced course in Medieval Astrology, otherwise known as traditional Arabic/Persian astrology.
Academically oriented, Miyan’s readings of Golden Era Arabic scholar and astrologer al-Biruni’s travels to India and the astrology of the Indians, she decided to study Vedic Astrology. She is currently engaged in teaching, writing and researching in the field of astrology. She has written a comprehensive dissertation on Astrological Physiognomy, and gives workshops, classes and sessions on astrology.