Basic class on astrology in Ilam

ILAM: A basic education class on astrology has been initiated here with the objective of preserving and institutionalising locally-available knowledge about the age-old practice.

The basic training has been carried out at the initiative of Nepal Astrology Council Ilam District Committee. It aims to preserve the age-old skills and hand it over to the new generation, says trainer of the Council Chewan Prasad Dulal.

A total of 25 people including one woman has been taking part in the training to acquire the art of astrology.

The training will be held once in a month and it includes basic aspects of astrology including forecasting and fortune telling.