Maitreya on Github (Jul 30 2015)

Source code and download packages moved to Github.

Software releases will now be served by Maitreya7 Repo. (current stable and development) resp. Maitreya6 Repo. for legacy release.

Source code is available on that page, too.

Unstable Release 7.1.1 (Jul 28 2015)

This is an update of unstable 7.1 version. Focus is on OS X update. The software should run now on all Yosemite computers.
  • PDF font issue on OS X fixed
  • wxpdfdoc version updated (0.9.4)
  • New build on OS X Yosemite (dmg package)

Unstable Release 7.1 (Dec 26 2014)

This is another service release for the new wxWidgets 3.0 GUI framework. No new astrological features.

The release contains now packages for Windows and OS x.

Known Issues

  • The program runs on OS x Yosemite only without Mac Ports. So dynamic linking to Mac Ports should be disabled.
  • PDF printout does not work on OS X

Service Release 7.0.7 (Aug 04 2014)

This is another service release with wxWidgets 3.0 support. Only source code, no packages for Windows etc.

Bug Fixes

  • Several wx error messages removed
  • Link error on FreeBSD fixed (trying to link libdl.so)

Known Bugs

  • PDF printout does not work on OS X

Service Release 7.0.6 (Jun 21 2014)

This is a service release with support for wxWidgets 3.0.0. It is used for wx migration purposes only.

Packages for Windows, OSx and Linux are not provided with this release.

Service Release 7.0.5 (Dec 28 2013)

Bug Fix: display of aspects in western chart graphic.

Service Release 7.0.4 (Dec 2nd 2013)

  • Symbol font changed due to license issues. New font is based on Open Font License.
Bug Fixes are
  • application crash in several views if Arabic points are included
  • Linker error on some Linux systems because of missing fontconfig library (Linux/Unix only)

Single Page HTML of this website available (Feb 23 2013)

Several users requested a single page output of this website that can be read offline.

The page is now available in a new Extras section at the bottom of the main menu bar, see Single Page HTML

This page contains the full documentation and the articles section (basic and advanced topics).

Service Release 7.0.3 (Feb 02 2013)

Bug Fixes are
  • current Antardasa in compact Dasa view sometimes wrong
  • wrong directory access in dialog "file open" and "file save as" (some newer Linux distros only)

Service Release 7.0.2 (Sep 09 2012)

  • Translations updated: Hungarian, French, Polish.
Bug Fixes are
  • Crash on style change in main window list control (GTK/Linux and OS X)
  • Configuration of recent file list size did not work properly
  • Transit View: no storage of attributes (year length, planet order and orbis) on close
  • Western chart: styles of aspects not okay when color was disabled
  • Several bug fixes in PDF printout

Service Release 7.0.1 (Jul 14 2012)

Thanks for 7.0 feedback. The following bugs could be fixed
  • Crash of some Ephemeris View tabs for year before 1970
  • Ephemeris: ingress event were missing if more than one event per day occurs (e.g. Moon's Nakshatra change). This bug affects all previous versions including 6.x
  • Atlas: SQL error on delete entry
  • Planet colors for symbols did not work in graphical Vedic chart and SBC
  • Hora view: time zone switch did not work for sunrise and sunset (bottom)
  • Transit and Hora view: enter/tab after input in date and time spin fields did not work (Windows only)
  • MS Visual Studio project did not compile
The documentation is updated. New pages are
  • Atlas Dialog describes the new location database and its usage
  • Configure Atlas - import and selection of Atlas DB, management of country lists
  • Atlas Database contains information about internal data storage of location entries

Version 7 Available (Jun 28 2012)

Highlights of this release are
  • New location database
  • New chart graphics
  • Dynamic daylight saving change
Details are listed on the Release Notes page.

Feedback is welcome.

Service Releases 6.0.5 and 6.1dev2 (Jun 28 2011)

The following bugs of stable and unstable releases have been fixed:
  • Sarvatobhadra: wrong display of planets (Abhijit/Sravana only)
  • EclipseView: list grows on each update (obsolet items)

Update: Known Bugs of Releases 6.0.4 and 6.1dev1 (Jun 25 2011)

  • Sarvatobhadra: wrong display of planets (Abhijit/Sravana only)
  • EclipseView: list grows on each update (obsolet items)

New Version Supporting MacOS (Jun 12 2011)

This is a test version of 6.0 with additional support for Max OS X. Several changes had to be made on the 6.0 release, so this is a new release called 6.1.

Mac users are encouraged to test the program and give their feedback.

Known bugs are

  • PDF printout for several fonts broken

Service Release 6.0.4 (Apr 27 2011)

Changes are
  • French translation added
  • Russian translation updated

Service Release 6.0.3 (Feb 27 2011)

Changes are
  • Spanish translation added
  • Solar view: update of text field did not work on year change
  • Build dependencies added to debian/control, debian/files removed (technical change)

Service Release 6.0.2 (Jan 17 2011)

This release contains bugfixes and additions.

Changes are

  • Bugfix: application crash in Ephemeris view/ingress events
  • Bugfix: wrong calculation of Ayanamsa when custom Ayanamsa period (e.g. 25778 years) is used
  • Bugfix: color configuration for Moon didn't work (configuration/view/object colors)
  • Hungarian translation updated
  • Automake: libfontconfig test prevents build errors

Service Release 6.0.1 (Nov 26 2010)

Bug fixes
  • Bugfix: reset of group and source filter in Yoga View works now
  • Bugfix: "Now" button in Ephemeris View works
  • Bugfix: dead menu entry in Vedic context menu removed

Stable Release 6.0 (Oct 19 2010)


  • Bugfix: planets in Vedic default printout and Vedic comprehensive printout had western length in summary
  • New feature: Romanian translation added