Aastha TV

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Aastha TV
Launched 2000
Network Vedic Broadcasting Ltd.
Owned by Acharya Balkrishna
Picture format DVB,SD
Slogan संतों के संग (santo ke sang)
Country India
Broadcast area US (World Direct), Africa, Australia, Mauritius (MBC Digital Platform – TNT), Canada, Continental Europe, United Kingdom (Sky)
Sister channel(s) Aastha Bhajan TV, Vedic TV
Website www.aasthatv.com
Sky Channel 756
Dish Network Channel 719
DD Direct+ Channel 30
Dish TV Channel 761
Tata Sky Channel 184, 1055
Airtel digital TV Channel 681
Videocon D2H Channel 481
Reliance Digital TV Channel 650
Sun Direct Channel 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:


  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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