Bejan Daruwalla

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Bejan Daruwalla
Born11 July 1931
Bharuch, India[1]
Died29 May 2020(2020-05-29) (aged 88)

Bejan Jehanjir Daruwalla[3] (11 July 1931 – 29 May 2020) was an Indian English professor and astrology columnist. Daruwalla was a Ganesha devotee and practiced various divination systems.

Biography[edit | edit source]

A former English professor of Parsi heritage, Daruwalla was an ardent follower of Ganesha.[4][5][6]

Bejan Daruwalla died on 29 May 2020 in Ahmedabad, India. The legacy of Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla is being carried forward by his sons Nastur and Chirag. [7]After the news of his death emerged, several media reports suggested that he had died due to COVID-19. His astrologer-son, Nastur, told The Times of India that his father had been suffering from pneumonia and lung infection, and the oxygen level in his body had dipped.[8][9][10]

Work[edit | edit source]

Daruwalla's divination practices included Numerology, Hindu astrology, Palmistry, I Ching, Tarot card reading, Kabbalah and Western astrology.[5]

Daruwalla summed up his general approach and technique of making predictions like this, "First of all, if the person is there I look at him and get vibrations. Secondly, the time the person comes is important. Thirdly, what type of day is it? Good, bad or indifferent? Fourth, lines on the palm. Fifth, the Indian horoscope and lastly, the western horoscope. So all this goes into a computer called the brain. And after that I look at Ganesha and make a prediction."[4]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Bejan Daruwalla Birth Place".
  2. "Popular Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla Dies Due To Coronavirus". Mumbai Live. Mumbai Live. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  3. "About Bejan Daruwalla". Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla. 30 March 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 " The Rediff Interview/Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla".
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla passes away at 89; Guj CM tweets condolences". The Economic Times. 29 May 2020. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
  6. "World's Foremost Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla". Parsi Times. 30 May 2020. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  7. "Bejan Daruwalla Renowned astrologer passes away at 89 | INDIA". EMEA Tribune. 29 May 2020. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
  8. "My father is suffering from pneumonia, not COVID-19: Bejan Daruwalla's son Nastur".
  9. "Bejan Daruwalla, famous astrologer, dies at 89".
  10. "Renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla passes away at 89".
  11. "World famous Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla gets lifetime achievement award - Tv9 Gujarati - video dailymotion". Dailymotion.
  12. "Eminence Award 2019".

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