Sastry Karra grew up in Hyderabad, A.P (South India). His father (Late) Karra. Venkata Rao, uncles and grandfather were all well versed in Hindu Astrology. It was his family tradition to provide predictions using Hindu Astrological principles for “Free”. At the age of 16, Sastry Karra showed interest in astrology, learnt the basic calculations and then predictions from his grandfather.