Born and reared in a traditional Hindu family, Vinay Aditya went on to earn a degree in Engineering from IIT Kanpur, a premier institution of India in technical education. Though he had acquired a taste for palmistry in his college days, the spiritual quest eventually led him to Vedic Astrology. He became a Jyotish Visharad from Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, a renown Vedic Astrology institute, founded by the famous Vedic Astrologer K.N. Rao. He was later conferred the title of Jyotish Vachaspati by Indian Council of Astrological Sciences.
Vinay started teaching Vedic Astrology in 1994. Since then, he has lectured and led workshops on various subjects under the auspicies of ACVA, BAVA and DGVA, the American, British and German Councils of Vedic Astrology, respectively. Since the 2000, he has served as a regular faculty member at the annual astrology seminar in Arsha Vidya Gurukulam in Pennsylvania, USA. In addition, he has tutored various foreign students in astrology and palmistry from time to time. In addition to astrology, he has been teaching palmistry for the last 3 years.
He has written a highly acclaimed book, Dots of Destiny, Applications of Ashtakavarga and has pioneered work on this topic and presented several workshops around the world. He is the associate editor of the bi-monthly magazine Vedic Astrology, edited by Dr. KS Charak, and contribute research articles to the magazine regularly.