Welcome to Jyotirvidya Parisanstha

Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (known as JVP to people of Pune) is the oldest association of amateur astronomers in India. On August 22, 1944 eminent citizens of Pune formed JVP, primarily for the spread of knowledge of astronomy among the public and also to make their own contribution as far as possible. It was the first association of its kind and remained so far for a few decades.   more...


Upcoming programs of JVP

Because of monsoon season, observational programs are closed. We will be starting new season with October star party:
Date and time: October 14, 2017: sunset to sunrise.
Venue: Abhyankar Farms, near Nasarapur phata on Pune-Satara road
Registration for the star party will be announced very soon.


Recently @ JVP

Check here, activities of JVP before last season ended.


Annual Report for 2016-17


The Governing Council of Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (JVP) is very pleased to put forward annual report of 73rd year. Parisanstha progressed significantly in this year and we thank all the members of the Parisanstha who made the programs of Parisanstha a great success.

Thank you all for your support.

Annual Report: English vesion, Marathi version