"The Birla Center"
The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish enjoys a stunning lakeside location in the hills and forests of rural Quebec. A short distance from Mont Tremblant and a pleasant drive from Ottawa and Montreal, we welcome visitors year-round for short visits or extended stays. Please visit our web site for a comprehensive listing of all our services and health packages.
Ghanshyam Singh Birla is a renowned Vedic palmist and astrologer, based in Canada. For over 40 years, Ghanshyam has devoted himself to helping people find greater satisfaction in life.
The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish offers several unique and revitalizing health packages designed to nourish body, mind and spirit.
"Lakefront Log House"
This chalet is situated on beautiful lac Dumouchel, nestled on 500 acres of beautiful Quebec countryside. Escape the stresses of modern life and enjoy the peace and tranquility of country living.
2 1/2 Studio 5 1/2 Studio
"Lodge on the Lake"
Known for its tranquillity and privacy, it offers breathtaking views from private cottages and cozy rooms at the lakefront lodge that overlook the idyllic setting of our private fresh water lake
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Luxurious Front Lake Log House with Private Beach
Lounge by our fieldstone fireplace immersed in the crackling sound of the fire or gaze at the stars from your private deck. To provide for your comfort, our chalet is equipped with a full gourmet kitchen, a large screened-in porch, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and laundry facilities. The living room and dining room offer a spectacular view of your private beach.
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Charming one bedroom chalet, ideal for couple who want to enjoy nature’s tranquility.
This chalet is situated on beautiful lac Dumouchel, nestled on 500 acres of beautiful Quebec countryside. To provide for your comfort, our chalet is equipped with a kitchenette, a living room with satellite access and high-speed Internet as well as a room with a bathroom.
Charming two-bedroom chalet, ideal for couple with young children.
To provide for your comfort, our chalet is equipped with a kitchen, a dining room, a living room adjacent to a terrace, two rooms and a laundry room. The master bedroom has a mezzanine with a single bed. Satellite access and high-speed Internet also included. Towels and sheets are included. The living room offers a spectacular view of your private beach and surrounding mountains
Known for its tranquillity and privacy that overlook the idyllic setting of our private fresh water lake.
Our lakefront lodge has ten cozy and comfortable rooms equipped with a private bathroom, including a shower. The lounge with fireplace offers a splendid view of the lake and surrounding mountains. As our guests, you can take advantage of a kitchenette, equipped with a coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven.
The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish
Located in the heart of Westmount, Quebec, the Palmistry Center was established in 1972 by Ghanshyam Singh Birla. Ghanshyam is a renowned palmist and author of several books, including Love in the Palm of Your Hand, published by Inner Traditions & Bear Co., and has been translated into many languages.
In 1998, The Palmistry Center expanded its activities to include a 500-acre retreat, The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish, serving as an international facility for studies and services in palmistry, astrology, and ayurvedic healing. The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish has been accredited by the Federal Government of Canada as an educational facility. We now offer our Introduction to Palmistry Course Online and at our Health Retreat. The purpose of the Birla Center is to raise the awareness of the original and authentic practice of Vedic palmistry and to help people live happier, more fulfilling lives through self-understanding.
A Journey of Self-Discovery
Hast jyotish is india’s time-honored, traditional system of palmistry. For over 5000 years, people have gained greater understanding of themselves and others through this authentic and fascinating study of the hand and its unique markings.
Inquire how you can learn more about the important people in your life and improve your interpersonal relationships.
Since the beginning of time, planets and stars have inspired a sense of wonder
Through the experience of vedic astrology (jyotish), join us in discovering unique and fascinating aspects of yourself. In a distinctive eastern approach, our vedic astrologers use their extensive training in both astrology and palmistry to guide you on a rewarding journey of personal growth.
Ayurvedic massage is practiced throughout india, as a way of life
Our team of massage therapists is certified in swedish massage by a recognized association, that is Mon Réseau + or Fédération québécoise des massothérapeutes. Receipts can be issued for insurance purposes. They have also been individually trained in the practice of ayurvedic healing and massage. Our massage services incorporate a blend of swedish and ayurvedic techniques.