Stephen Quong (spiritual name Umananda) has studied and
practiced astrology in Asia, Europe, and North America since 1970.
He has travelled extensively throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tibet,
China, and Southeast Asia, meeting and studying with many of the
most accomplished contemporary masters of Vedic Astrology,
Astro-Palmistry, Feng Shui and Spiritual Healing.
During the course of his astrological studies, he came into close
personal contact with many of the great sages and saints of the
Far East, whose spiritual teachings, grace, and personal example
have been a major influence in his life and work.
He is the only American Vedic Astrologer to be nominated by the late Dr. B.V. Raman as a Life Fellow of the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences, based in Chennai, South India. He is also the recipient of many other honorary degrees in various fields of study.