Indian religious and spiritual channel Aastha TV has launched today on Sky Digital.

The Aastha programme lineup features spiritual discourses, socio-spiritual-cultural ceremonies and events, meditation techniques and devotional music. It charts the holy places of pilgrimage, elucidates on traditional festivals and focuses on Indian vedic sciences like ayurveda, yoga, astrology, crystal therapy and aroma therapy. Aastha broadcasts programming in Hindi, Gujarati and English.

Aastha has become the first Indian religious channel to launch in the UK.

Aastha will broadcast free-to-air and will encrypt at a later date. It can be found on Sky Digital channel EPG 828.