Navamsa

Vedic Astrology & Palmistry

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Alan Annand

Astrologer

Alan Annand is an astrologer with 30+ years of consulting and teaching. A graduate of the British Faculty of Astrological Studies, he subsequently served as the Faculty’s North American tutor for five years, with students across Canada, USA & Mexico.

He co-founded the Astrological Society of Montreal, and for several years was their President, principal teacher and media rep. During this time he also spoke at several national conferences.

He later studied Vedic astrology and palmistry with Hart deFouw in New Mexico and California, and was certified by the American College of Vedic Astrologers. He has a practice in Toronto, often visits Montreal, and offers Skype consultations for everywhere else.

Certification

  • Diploma, British Faculty of Astrological Studies
  • Diploma, American College of Vedic Astrologers

Books

  • Kala Sarpa (Vedic astrology)
  • The Draconic Bowl (traditional Western astrology)
  • Parivartana Yoga (Vedic astrology)
  • Mutual Reception (traditional Western astrology)
  • Stellar Astrology, Vols. 1 & 2 (Vedic astrology)
Articles
  • “Prime Malefics & Murderers,” AFA Research Journal Vol. 19, 2019
  • “Mercury Retrograde in Disasters,” AFA Research Journal Vol. 18, 2018
  • “The World in Your Hands (Palmistry & Planets),” WellBeing Astrology Magazine, 2010
  • “Carlos Castaneda & the Myth of Don Juan,” The ACVA Journal, Spring 2009
  • “When Mercury Goes Retro,” The Mountain Astrologer, June/July 2008
  • “Clifford Olson’s Life of Crime,” The FCA Journal, Summer 1986
  • “Mayan Astrology,” American Astrology, February 1982

Writer

Before switching to writing about astrology, Alan was a writer for the railway and mining industries, a novelist and scriptwriter, a human resources manager, and an underground surveyor.

Fiction

  • Scorpio Rising, mystery, New Age Noir #1
  • Felonious Monk, mystery, New Age Noir #2
  • Soma County, mystery, New Age Noir #3
  • Al-Quebeca, police procedural
  • Antenna Syndrome, SF mystery
  • Harm’s Way, mystery/thriller
  • Hide in Plain Sight, mystery/suspense
  • Specimen & Other Stories, short fiction
  • Commando Attack, WW2 action
  • Bearknife Gold, adventure
  • Skyraiders, WW2 action

Scripts 

  • The Paper Bag Princess, 30-minute kids’ animation for the “Bunch of Munsch” series, CINAR, Montreal
  • David’s Father, 15-minute kids’ animation for the “Bunch of Munsch” series, CINAR, Montreal
  • Till Death Do Us Part, 30-min mystery radio drama, CBC Radio Arts, Montreal

Memberships

  • Authors’ Guild of America, New York
  • Crime Writers of Canada, Toronto

Website

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