Jātaka is the process of preparation, study of a chart of the heavens prepared for your birth time as well as a study of the name and name changes as well as various omens that precede your incarnation in this planet. Know that you are a spirit being having a material experience and for this purpose, the discussion with Pt. Sanjay Rath will always be spiritually inclined and can include teachings related to prayers, chants and pūjā. While he does not sell gemstones, yantras and such vedic remedial items, he does recommend acquiring them if necessary.
Futures studies (also called futurology) is the study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures and the worldviews and myths that underlie them. There is a debate as to whether this discipline is an art or science. Vedāñga also include such studies and it was hotly debated whether jyotiṣa as a vedāñga should merit inclusion in the science or arts stream by the Government of India.