Aastha TV

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Aastha TV
Aastha-TV.jpg
Launched2000
NetworkVedic Broadcasting Ltd.
Owned byAcharya Balkrishna
Picture formatDVB,SD
Sloganसंतों के संग (santo ke sang)
CountryIndia
Broadcast areaUS (World Direct), Africa, Australia, Mauritius (MBC Digital Platform – TNT), Canada, Continental Europe, United Kingdom (Sky)
Sister channel(s)Aastha Bhajan TV, Vedic TV
Websitewww.aasthatv.com
Availability
Satellite
SkyChannel 756
Dish NetworkChannel 719
DD Direct+Channel 30
Dish TVChannel 761
Tata SkyChannel 184, 1055
Airtel digital TVChannel 681
Videocon D2HChannel 481
Reliance Digital TVChannel 650
Sun DirectChannel 700

Aastha TV is a spiritual TV network in India.[1] Established in 2000, it is owned by Aastha Broadcasting Network Ltd., which is listed at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The network's directors are Santosh Kumar Jain and Prabhat Kumar Jain.[2]

In 2005 the channel started the broadcast of Aastha International through UK affiliate as it had done previously in the USA as a 24x7 service on the DTH platform of BSkyB in UK.[3] By 2006 it was reaching 160 countries around the world.[4]

Its programs feature spiritual discourses, socio-cultural ceremonies and religious events, accompanied by meditation techniques and devotional music. The core of its programming relies on discovery of holy places of pilgrimage, education on traditional festivals and vedic science, such as yoga, ayurveda, astrology, crystal therapy and aromatherapy.

Notable hosts and speakers[edit]

Notable former and current hosts and speakers include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian spiritual network to air hymn-singing reality TV show". CBC News. 4 July 2007.
  2. ^ "Business: Shiva Cement to allot 10 lakh shares to IFCI". The Hindu. 9 August 2007. Archived from the original on 8 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Mar 2006 Mar2007 ANNUAL REPORT 2005-2006". Economic Times.
  4. ^ "Yo Guruji!". The Times of India. 7 January 2006.

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