Arvind Rai ; is an Indian Astrologer and Vastu Shastra specialist and consultant. He is famously referred as Swamiji by his clients. He has given his consultancy and guidance to more than 20,000 people in Astrology(Jyotish Shastra) and more than 11,000 people in Vastu Shastra in last 24 years. He has earned numerous appreciations from various organisations and trusts, like Swami Shri Prempuriji Ashram Trust, Utthan Foundation, Rajguru Math and many more. Rai has clientele from various backgrounds like political leaders, film actors, industrialist, etc.
He pursued his primary education from Central Hindu School, Kamachcha, Varanasi. He met Dr Kamalkant Pandey, (double gold medalist) professor of Astrology in Ranveer Sanskrit Vidyalaya run by BHU. Rai was recommended to start learning Panchang and few books by Dr Kamalkant Pandey. He enrolled at Banaras Hindu University to earn his bachelor’s degree in political sciences, but spent much of his time in reading numerous books on Astrology in central library. He had learnt Astrology under the mentorship of Dr Kamalkant Pandey. His spiritual guru was Swami Sadanand Shastri who happened to be his family guru as well. He got exposure of some tantra Vidya also from Late Pandit Awadhesh Jha. Although he had done few tantra Sadhana, but he does not promote it to his client. After BHU, he began studying for a master’s degree but by that time he got so much deeply involved in Astrology that he decided to pursue it as his full time career.