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painted by Raja Ravi Varma, c. 1900
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"A benefic in Lagna will give a pleasing appearance, while a malefic will make one bereft of good appearance.
Felicity of the body will be enjoyed, if Lagna is drishtied by, or yuti with a benefic."
Shukra-Vrishabha * Malavya Yoga
"Mighty Heart" drama-activist Angelina Jolie
educator Maria Montessori
POTUS-43 "Decision Points" George W. Bush + Shani + Budha
"Play to Win" real-estate televisadero Donald Trump + Shani
"War and Peace" 1828-1910 Leo Tolstoy + Shani
"Siddhartha" 1877-1962 anti-Nazi Hermann Hesse
twin fashion designers Mary-Kate + Ashley Olsen
Shukra-Kanya * nichha
Shukra-Thula * Malavaya Yoga * mulatrikona 0-10 deg
USA Sen-VP. Joe Biden + Surya * parivartamsha Kuja
Laura Welch Bush + Mangala + Budha yuti
"Realm of Light" 1874-1947 painter Nicholas Roerich
Shukra-Makara * yogakaraka
Shukra-Kumbha * yogakaraka
Shukra-Meena * uttama * Malavya Yoga
Enjoys movement, sport, military advance, competitive relationships
Luxurious pleasures via physical appearance, cult of personality
appreciates the value of muscular balance and harmonious genetics
Attractive physique, athletic and individualized relationships
- POTUS-17 Reconstruction
rose from abject poverty as the child of a widowed washwoman, to governor of Tennessee and President of USA. Johnson was handsome in a chiseled style
reflecting Shani drishti upon Shukra-1. Via the
fame-producing uttama-Chandra-5 ruled by Shukra-1, his broad face was printed upon political campaign posters in many elections.
His charisma drew from his rough-hewn beginnings and
the campaign images capitalized on his "log
cabin" origins as an aesthetic element.
Luxurious pleasures via Physical Movement + Fleshly Vitality
usually, financial wealth
attends this attractive personality
A benefic is lagna always helps the social identity. the native = physically attractive having well-balanced features.
Sensual, artistic nature.
gifted in finance, beauty, ornamentation, music, and pleasure
attracts attention very easily
Often a dancer, actor, balladeer, fashion model,
musician, athlete, politician, or otherwise successful in public life via the sweetly handsome bodily appearance.
One relishes the sensual delights of art, music, fine foods and scents. Access to the treasuries of financial wealth and knowledge.
Shukra in lagna provides pleasure in one's own body, self-delighted by one's own social personality identity.
Enjoys the sweetness of easy win in competitions and fights.
Appreciates the occasion of birth.
Spends money (Shukra) on
self, fleshly appearance, personal style
Actions and relationships which promote the bodily attractiveness + vitality
services of those who invigorate the body such as massage therapists and athletic trainers (particularly but not exclusively women)
services of those who beautify the individual's public aura such as personal stylists
Wealth from: music, beauty, fine arts,
Wealth from: charming personality and pleasing shell-appearance
- "Runaway Bride" drama-commerce
+ Guru + Chandra * parivartamsha L-1 Surya-3
Wealth from: gracious entertaining, personal warmth, vitality, and pleasant style
Shukra-1 is an inveterate deal-maker who naturally
seeks mutual interest agreements with all partners.
Relationships are self-defining-ly important to
Shukra-1, and their social behavior is often
distinguished by an ability to maintain pleasant
relationships via re-bargaining the terms of agreement.
- Despite their widely publicized divorce after his admitted infidelity, "Play to Win" real-estate televisadero Donald Trump successfully maintained an amicable personal and commercial bond with his ex-wife "Best Is Yet to Come" home-stylist Ivana Trump. Even decades after their divorce, the ex-couple can be seen in
pleasant conversation at public gatherings, have raised their mutual children jointly, and neither of their reputations was harmed by their divorce.
Shukra-1 whether male or female = especially attractive to women, who enjoy providing one with sensual experiences including valuable gifts
beauty, grace, arts of the mouth = song, history, languages due to Shukra natural lord of bhava-2
Luxurious assets resulting from the physical body's balanced musculature. Shukra-1 typically enjoys an attractive appearance.
Among his other fine qualities, POTUS-01 American Revolution George Washington was said to have been strikingly handsome; a lover of fine wines and dance parties; and one of the wealthiest men of his generation.
"Meditations" 1596-1650 logician Rene Descartes while not a
financially privileged man, was pleasant and well-liked; he was often invited to sojourn in the castles of wealthier patrons
POTUS-19 Railroad Strike 1877 Rutherford B. Hayes enjoyed a handsome, muscular appearance due to Shukra in lagna of D-1, D-9 , D-10. A civilized fellow overall, he was a strong supporter of humanistic education due to Dhanushya D-9 lagna. It was Rahu-6 and Mangala-4 (aggressive defense of settlement) that brought him into numerous battles, but fighting never caused a disfiguring injury.
Naturally, these traits are modified when additional graha occupy the lagna.
Attracted to one's own beauty. Can be a bit narcissistic, but in a sweet (Shukra) way.
A portion of one's money wealth is magnetically attracted into the life via wearing and producing aesthetically-designed costumes, styling and modeling a lovely body, and looking handsome in the flesh.
Likes to be the center of attention, likes to be watched, photographed, admired, and talked about. Natural talent for balancing and re-balancing relationships and for creating an aesthetic environment around one's own person.
Other graha in bhava-1 will adjust Shukra's effects.
POTUS-43 "Decision Points" George W. Bush = Shukra + Shani + Budha = appearance = a plain (Shani) but pleasant (Shukra) and talkative (Budha) fellow
TM" 1917-2008 Maharishi" Mahesh Yogi + Surya yuti Rahu = charismatic (Surya) and highly ambitious (Rahu) with a bright, attractive personality
"Genesis" songwriter-balladeer Phil Collins + Mangala + Guru yuti Rahu.
Mr. Collins is a very average looking fellow which
belies his extraordinary success as a popular musician.
Characteristics of the Environment where one
may meets the life-partner(s):
athletic events, muscularity
body-centered activity, fashion modeling, dance
birth, innovation, primacy
cult of personality
pursuit, conquest, domination
Often, a husband meets the life-partner (Shukra) in a
setting characterized as on his own initiative, via being attracted to her fleshly appearance. There may be no context of introduction by a third party.
Phil Collins met his first three wives in context of
his center-stage musical performances, including wife #3 who was a language translator on one of his world concert tours. Mr. Collins has Shukra +
Mangala yuti Rahu +
bhava-1 . In addition, his Chandra occupies a rashi of Shukra (Thula,
At least one of his wives must be exotic to his
birth culture due to Rahu. He may produce as many as
For radical Makara lagna, Makara-Chandra-lagna,
radical Kumbha lagna, and Kumbha-Chandra-lagna,
Shukra is a yogakaraka. Husband nativities with
these prominent lagna may be blessed with a
remarkably beneficial wife-figure.
- POTUS-17 Reconstruction
* Shukra-Makara-1. Johnson was raised in poverty and received no formal education.
However after his marriage at age 18 to Eliza
McCardle age 16, his more educated wife tutored him in
accurate reading, writing, and ciphering. He
soon entered the world of politics, climbing
from local official to POTUS-17. Although he suffered from the spotty understanding typical of the self-educated, Johnson nonetheless
read some of the classics. He became a well known and
financially privileged figure. Although she was not a
flashy personality (Shani in 7th-from-Chandra
for Johnson) Eliza's solid, sober, and
sometimes-stern sensibilities supported him
politically and socially.
In both male and female nativities, if the native
lacks conscious awareness of one's spiritual true
self, Shukra-1 can indicate narcissistic utility of
flattery via the life-partners. In this unfortunate case, one's
definition of self is strictly social-material, and Shukra-1
* especially males * may select a spouse who provides an attractive and flattering mirror for the Self, rather than an equal participating partner.
POTUS-43 "Decision Points" George W. Bush 's first wife Laura Bush was not an athlete, warrior, or model - in fact, she was a school librarian. Mr. Bush's Shukra-1 = dominated by Shani and Budha, and his Budha furthermore enjoys parivartamsha with lagnesha Chandra. It is the Chandra-Budha exchange which best defines Mrs. Laura Bush. Mr. Bush's Shukra-1 endures a highly complex situation; much is demanded of this spouse. Shukra is however GW's L-4 = schoolteachers. The couple is said to have met at a backyard (4) outdoor party at the home (Chandra) of friends (Shukra L-11). Mrs. Laura Bush has said of their first meeting and quick marriage, that it was remarkable how many elements of their lives "fit together". Presumably something in her style of movement (1) triggered GW's recognition that this person was his wife-for-life.
shad-ashtaka 6-8 angle s from Shukra = trouble areas for alliances
relatively little agreement in 6th-from; potentially illness and conflict
secrecy in 8th-from, and potentially catastrophic shock
adversarial, conflicted 6th from Shukra-1 = ripu-bhava-6
"mismatched" victims, exploitation, enemies, disease: imbalance-seeking-a-remedy, servitude, Usury, loans and debt, Poverty, chronic healthconditions, clinical medicine, disease, drugs legal and illegal, addictions, military, dissolution of alliance; distrust; disagreement;
divorce cancellation of contract.
Faustian bargains; Criticism = Argumentation, addiction; unfairness, Injustice; Conflict, Crime; Disproportion, Misalignment, Dyspepsia, Disappointment, Despair; accusations and litigation; argument; Broken Promises, Jealousy, Toxins; Pollution;
shocking, secret 8th from Shukra-1 = randhra-bhava-8
sudden, forced changes; Secrets, life-span, emergencies: undisclosed sexuality, circumstances of death, healing, occult, covered, veiled, masked, camouflaged, death of spouse or unwarned unexpected Divorce , hidden monies, in-laws, spousal monies, inheritance, insurance, tantra, sudden forced changes, hidden things, mysteries, confidences, clandestine affairs
Das / Bepin Behari comment on Shukra-1:
"Comely; lives with saints; enemy nihilist; performs noble religious rites;
enjoys affluence; benefit.
Efficient in amorous sport and satisfied.
Long living and timid, alluring.
You are wealthy, sexy, handsome, blessed with a noble, happy spouse and children, learned, impressive.
This Venus wards off 300 evil yogas of other planets.
Very talkative, skilled in handicrafts, gentle, polite, interest in poetics, devout; fair-complected, bilious, wound, mole or ulcer on waist, back, stomach or in private parts.
Danger from dogs or animals with horns.
Skill in all trade, adviser, preceptor, home bound, fatalist Ungrateful.
Potent, manly and powerful.
Fond of sour and salty food. Mathematician, fond of beautiful garments, ornaments, virtuous and meritorious.
Cordial, dependable, jolly, sympathetic, affectionate, love of nature sublimated.
Lives happy, keeps happy, social.
Artistic faculties fully developed. Love for art, music, drama, poetry, singing-all that is beautiful.
Fair, generous and refined; admired by the opposite sex.
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