Varma, c. 1900
"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."
"On Golden Pond" dramatist-activist Jane Fonda yuti Rahu
musical composer Richard Wagner + Surya
sexual love writer; psychiatrist Dr. Ruth Westheimer + Surya yuti Rahu
"Mighty Heart" dramatist-activist Angelina
educator Maria Montessori
USA Pres-43 "Decision Points"
Bush + Shani + Budha
"War and Peace" Christian Anarchist
Leo Tolstoy + Shani
twin fashion designers Mary-Kate + Ashley Olsen
* mulatrikona 0-10 deg
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
Luxurious pleasures via Physical Movement
+ Fleshly Vitality
financial wealth attends this
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, 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.
sweetness of easy win in competitions and fights.
occasion of birth.
fleshly appearance, personal style
relationships which promote the bodily attractiveness
of those who invigorate the body such as massage therapists and athletic trainers (particularly but not exclusively women)
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
Wealth from: gracious entertaining, personal warmth, vitality, and pleasant style
Shukra-1 is an inveterate deal-maker who naturally strives to find
mutual interest agreements with all partners.
Shukra-1 whether male or female = especially
attractive to women, who enjoy providing one with
sensual experiences including valuable
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
Among his other fine qualities,
USA Pres-01, Revolutionary War
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.
"Faust" polymath, politician, poet
Wolfgang von Goethe was a man-about-town in
Weimar, which was in his day a social-intellectual capital. His
amorous lifestyle was well appreciated; yet Shukra-Kanya suggests
marriage with a servant, and indeed his wife Christine Vulpius
was a strong and capable woman with neither social nor
Descartes while not a wealthy man, was pleasant and
well-liked; he was often invited to sojourn in the castles of
USA Pres-19, Civil War Gen.
Rutherford B. Hayesenjoyed 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
Naturally, these traits are modified when additional graha occupy
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
USA Pres-43 "Decision Points"
Bush = Shukra + Shani + Budha = appearance = a
plain (Shani) but pleasant (Shukra) and talkative (Budha) fellow
"Gitanjali" polymath activist
Rabindranath Thakur Tagore = Surya + Shukra + Budha = charismatic (Surya) +
handsome, wealthy and artistic (Shukra) + literary (Budha)
TM" Maharishi " Mahesh Yogi
+ Surya yuti Rahu = charismatic (Surya) and highly ambitious (Rahu)
with a bright, attractive personality
Characteristics of the Environment
where ones meets the life-partner(s):
athletic events, muscularity
body-centered activity, fashion modeling, dance
birth, innovation, primacy
cult of personality
pursuit, conquest, domination
Often, the male native meets his wife
on his own initiative, via being attracted to her
fleshly appearance. There may be no context of introduction by a third
In both male and female nativities, Shukra-1 can
indicate narcissistic utility of the female partners if the native lacks conscious awareness of
one's spiritual true self. In this unfortunate case, one's sense of
self is strictly social-material, and Shukra-1 (esp males) may select a spouse who provides an attractive and flattering
mirror for the Self, rather than an equal participating partner.
USA Pres-43 "Decision Points"George
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.
6-8 angles from Shukra = trouble
areas for alliances
relatively little agreement in 6th-from; potentially illness and
secrecy in 8th-from, and potentially catastrophic
6th from Shukra-1 =
"mismatched" = victims, exploitation, enemies,
disease: imbalance, servitude, Usury, loans and
conditions, clinical medicine, disease, drugs legal and
illegal, addictions, military, dissolution of alliance;
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,
shocking, secret 8th from Shukra-1 =
sudden, forced changes; Secrets, life-span, emergencies:
circumstances of death,
healing, occult, covered, veiled, masked, camouflaged, death of spouse or
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
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
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.
and refined; admired by the opposite sex.
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