Sri. Onakkoor Rajeev Sankara Ganakan is the son of Late Sri Onakkoor Sankara Ganakan and Late Gouri Sankara Ganakan. Onakkoor Kaniyar family is famous for astrology for about past 1000 years , they were called as Asthana Jyolsian of Thiruvithamkoor and Kochi Rajavamsham . Sri Onakkoor Rajeev Sankara Ganakan belogs to this family.
He was born on 6th November 1954, at Onakkoor , Kailas Bhavan, Ernakulam district, Kerala, India .His father was a great legend in astrology and great literate in sanskrit and has also awarded with many title likes Jyothishachaarya, Devaprashnabhooshanam, Jyothishavachaspathi etc. He was the author of Devaprashnam, Vivahavijnanam, Brihajathakam and Jyothishanikhandu.
He has participated and presided thousands of Ashtamangala prashnam and Devaprashnam at various famous temples like Sabarimala, Chottanikara, Guruvayoor etc. Sri.Onakkoor Rajeev Sankara Ganakan has also accompanied with almost all Ashtamangala prashnams with him.
As the gift of god and blessings of forefather, Sri.Onakkoor Rajeev Sankara Ganakan is a well reputed legend in astrology. His name is famous throughout India and abroad as the successor of his father. He is mainly specialized in Ashtamangalya Prashnam, Thamboola Prashnam, Santhana Prashnam, Devaprashnam etc. In 2012 he was awarded 'Jyothisha chakravarthy' title. It was presented by the Honorable Home Minister Sri. Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan on behalf of Gandhiji Social and Cultural Society with the recommendation of Bharathiya Jyothisha Prachara Sabha.
His wife Smt. Latha Rajeev is also an astrologer and is practicing Jyothisham at the North gate of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple.
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