Dr. Kotekal Guru Rajesh is a doctorate holder in Geology by qualification.
Astrology and Art are his passions.
Dr. Rajesh has been into the field of astrology since his teens. He contributed many articles on the subject to journals and magazines. He has published a book ‘SARFAROSH’ on naadi astrology. He believes in a judicial mixing of tradition and research as the way for the progress of the science.
Dr. Rajesh, mostly self-taught, is an artist working on different genres using different mediums. His interests include landscapes, portraits and figurative paintings, and hindu mythology. A child prodigy who started drawing and painting at an young age of about 5 years, Rajesh has been a recipient of many awards and prizes.
Dr. Rajesh is also a trained musician in Carnatic classical music. His other interests include classical poetry in Telugu and Sanskrit.