Born in highly a educated Telugu family. Mother Late Smt. Durga Kumari M.A (Maths), M.A (Litt), M.Ed retired as Principal, Govt. Junior College and Father Late Sri. Pisipati Suryanarayana Murthy M.A (Litt), B.L was an advocate by profession. She is the 4th out of 5 children. She studied in different places wherever her mother got transfer. As anscetral property she got her mother’s Degrees M.Sc (Maths), M.A (Litt), M.Ed and fathers B.L degree. Not only that but as per her interests she pursued M.A (Astrology), PG Dip (Engg. Vaastu), PG Dip(Jyothir Vaidyam) and got University 1st rank in all the courses and “Kilambi Krishnama chary Gold Medal” in Jyothir Vaidyam . She is a highly Creative person. Any person will be confined to a particular field but excelling in different fields at the same time like education, beauty contests, writings (both in literary and astrology fields), Astrology and Vaastu consultant are some of her talents. By profession she is working as Principal in College of Education and by interest she is running her own astrology & vaastu consultancy. Doing justice to whatever she has studied by profession and interest with ease is her ability.
Husband Sri Edupuganti Nanda Gopal, M.Sc (Maths), PGDCA is working as Sr.Manager (IT) in Bank of Baroda, Hyderabad/Mumbai. For her every achievement academically and professionally she tells that the merit goes to her husband who stood by her side every movement as a friend, brother, father, guide, advisor and philosopher. She has won various beauty contests, made for each other contests right from Rajahmundry to Mumbai. Articles, serials were published in different magazines on various subjects and not only that she has won state level prizes. She also anchored and modeled for various programmes in TV . She is the 1st women candidate to be the first in 12 different fields.
First Telugu Woman with University Recognized Degree: in achieving
1.Woman with Most Degrees/Female with most Qualifications
Dr Edupuganti Padmaja Rani from Hyderabad, India has qualified with 19 degrees including 1) B.Sc(MPC), 2) B.Ed(Maths), 3) B.Ed 3rd Methods(Telugu), 4) Bachelor of Law, 5) M.Sc(Maths), 6) M.Ed(Maths), 7) M.A(Telugu), 8) M.A(Sanskrit), 9) M.A(Jyothisham), 10) M.A(Philosophy), 11) Master Course in Yoga Therapy, 12) PG Diploma in Engineering Vaastu, 13) PG Diploma in Professional Counseling, 14) PG Diploma in Computer Applications, 15) PG Diploma in Jyothir Vaidyam, 16) Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Astrology by Interamerican University of Humanistic Studies(Florida) USA,17) Certificate Programme in Food and Nutrition, 18) Basic Aerobic Instructor Course, and 19) M.Phil in Education
Awarded “Kilambi Krishnamachari Gold Medal” in Medical Astrology from UGC recognized state university Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University in 2014.
3.University First Rank
Awarded First Rank in MA Astrology from UGC recognized state university Sri Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad in 2001
Felicitation with SWARNA KANKANAM(Golden Bracelet) in 2013
5.Astrology Columnist for a leading Telugu Daily News Paper
Newspaper Astrology Columnist for Surya Telugu Newspaper since 2009.
6.Panchanga kartha (Almanac writer) for a leading Telugu Daily News Paper
- Sri Vijaya nama Surya Panchangam 2013-14
- Sri Jaya nama Surya Panchangam 2014-15
- Sri Durmukhi nama Surya Panchangam 2016-2017
- Sri Hemalamba nama Surya Panchangam 2017-2018 for Surya Newspaper
7.Calendar writer for a leading Telugu Daily News Paper
Panchanga kartha of 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017 Telugu Calendar for Surya Newspaper
8.Panchanga Sravanam in a 24 X 7 Telugu Entertainment Channel
Panchanga Sravanam for the years 2012-13,2013-14,2014-2015 in Vanitha TV
9.Live Non-commercial TV Program in a 24 X 7 Telugu Entertainment Channel
Done a non-commercial Astrology Live Program GOODTIME for 1 year 2012-2013 in Vanitha TV
10.First Woman Panchanga kartha (Almanac writer) of
- Sri Khara nama Edupuganti Panchangam 2011-12
- Sri Nandana nama Edupuganti Panchangam 2012-13
- Sri Vijaya nama Edupuganti Panchangam 2013-14
- Sri Jaya nama Edupuganti Panchangam 2014-15
- Sri Manmadha nama Edupuganti Panchangam 2015-16
- Sri Durmukhi nama Edupuganti Panchangam 2016-17
- Sri Hevalambhi nama Edupuganti Panchangam 2017-18
11.First Woman Raasiphalalu kartha (Zodiac Predicitons – Yearly) of
- Sri Nandananama Edupuganti Raasiphalalu 2012-13
- Sri Jayanama Edupuganti Raasiphalalu 2013-14
- Sri Manmadha nama Edupuganti Raasiphalalu 2015-16
12.First Woman Calendar writer (Panchanga kartha)
Padmamukhi 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017 Telugu Calendar
Dr. Edupuganti Padmaja Rani
Late Sri Pisipati Suryanaryana Murthy M.A (Litt), B.L and Late Smt Durga Kumari M.A (Maths), M.A (Litt), M.Ed.
M.Sc (Maths), M.Ed (Maths), M.A. (Telugu), M.A (Sanskrit), M.A(Philosophy), M.Phil(Education), M.A (Jyothisham-Gold Medal), PG Dip (Engg. Vaastu), PG Dip(Medical Astrology-Gold Medal), PG Dip Professional Counselling, MCYT(Yoga), LLB
Research activities in Education, Literature and Astrology, and writings on Education, Astrology.
Titles / Awards in Astrology:
Jyothisha Choodamani, Jyothisha Ratnakara, Jyothisha Kalanidi, Kulapathi Smaraka Purskara Award by Maharshi Kalagnanam, Viswa Vijay Award and Sanakata Mochanachrya Title by Astrological Project, Calcutta, 1st Rank in M.A (Jyothisham) and Gold Medal in M.A (Jyothisham) from Potti Sree Ramulu Telugu University, Honorary Doctorate in Astrology from Interamerican University of Humanistic Studies, Florida, USA, Jyotisha Deepthi, Jyothir Vaastu Pragna Visaradha , Jyothir Vaastu Vignana Deepika, Jyothir Vaastu Vignana Sekhara, Panchanga Bharathi, Swarna Kankanam , Kilambi Krishnama Chary memorial Gold Medal in Jyothir Vaidyam, Sister Nivedita Award, Jyothisha Padmasree Award, Jyothisha Vidyabhushan Title by Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage, Kolkata.
Titles / Awards in other Fields:
Vidya Ratna by Samskriti International, Koduri Leelavathi Smaraka Purskara Award, GVR Foundation Award by Aaaradhana, Damodaram Sanjeeviah Memorial Prize by Viswasahiti, Best Teacher, Wonder Lady, Summer Queen by Y’s Men Club of Secunderabad Central, Best Dressed Female and Made for each other by Hotel Anand Regency, Rajahmundry, Hotel Orchid, Mumbai, Hotel Amruta Castle, Hotel Golconda, Hyderabad, 1st prize in Times of India Saree Drapping Contest and above all semifinalist in Mrs. India Contest by GLADRAGS, ‘Mathrusri’ by Amma Arts, ‘Krishi Ratna’ by Ballem Venu Madhav Art Theatre, ‘Excellency Award – 2006’ by Golden Star, Adarsha Mahila by BharataMuni Arts Academy(2007), Madanapalle , P V Narsimmha Rao Smaraka Award – 2007, Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu memorial Award – 2010, “Soundarya Ratna” by Kalanilayam – 2010, “Soundarya Bhushana” by Kalanilaya – 2012, Entered into GLOBAL WORLD RECORDS for More Qualifications in Women Category in 2012 edition, Entered into INDIA BOOK OF RECORDS as Female with most Degrees in 2012 Edition, NEHS Award of Excellence 2012 for Outstanding “Initiative and Performance in the field of Education and Astrology by NEXUS EXALT HONOURS SOCIETY, “Mahilaratna” Viswasahithi Prathibha Puraskar by Viswasahith akhila bharata Samskritika samastha affiliated to Kendra Sahithi Academy, New Delhi, 2012, Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu Smaraka Award – August 2013, Gynana Soundharya Sravani Award – August 2013, Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award – August 2013, Vamsi Garuda Vega Award(Sobhan babu Award) – January 2014, Vamsi Veda Ugadi Puraskar – March 2014, Entered into UNIQUE WORLD RECORDS for More Qualifications in Women Category in 2014 edition, Bhanumathi Life time achievement award – December 2015, Record Break – India Book of Records and Unique World Records as “Female with most Degrees” – 2016 and “Women with most Qualifications”
Ugadi Puraskaram by ATA (American Telugu Association), Ugadi Puraskaram by Department of Culture, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh (2005), Chitturi Foundation Felicitation – 2007, Vishista Mahila Puraskar – 2008 by Kalanilayam, Vishista Mahila Puraskar Ugadi – 2009 by Kalanilayam, Ugadi Puraskar – 2010 by MB Arts Association, Ugadi Puraskar – 2010 by Manasa Arts, Sachidanada Kalapeetham Felicitaion – 2010, Adarsha Mahila Puraksar – 2010 by Yuva Arts, Pancharatna NTR Smaraka Puraskar by Inernational NTR Cultural Association – 2010, “Prakrutimatha” felicitation by Manasa Arts on Mothers Day – 2010, Soundarya Smaraka Puraskar by Kalanilayam – 2010.
Adyatmika Margam Lo Mahonata Vyaktulu, Natana Oka Adbuta Varama, Soma stuthayo namo stute (in telugu)
Principal, College of Education, Hyderabad and Consultant PADMAMUKHI Jyothir Vaastu Nilayamu, New Nallakunta, Hyderabad