Health, Disease, Recovery
|Body image issues, perfectionism, Rahu and Shani|| |
Damage to the Body image which generates health disorders such as bulimia, anorexia nervosa, etc. is traceable to Shani and Rahu, in combinations with Shukra and Chandra.
|The very karaka for contentedness and belonging within a sheltered place, Chandra signals emotional fulfillment.||
If one believes for karmic reasons that one is not permitted to be fulfilled there may result a psychologically driven process of binge eating to have the emotionally rooted experience of being filled-full followed by a purging to deny the completion of the fulfillment.
Chandra yuti Rahu ruled by, conjuncted, or accepting drishti of a strong Shani
Chandra-yuti-Ketu ruled by, conjuncted, or accepting drishti of a strong Shani
may indicate vulnerability to public opinion along with possible lack of permission for emotional fulfillment.
One may correct this past-life based expectation within the current life by deciding to forgive the parents (Shani-Chandra) who have been unreliable protectors in the context of acceptance of one's own deeper narrative, which involves a subconscious intent to correct an imbalance remaining from parallel lives .
In the parallel life , one deprived another being (perhaps inadvertently) of shelter, protection, or the deep sense of belonging. In the present life, Jyotisha suggests that one of the parents - particularly the mother = emotionally unavailable or abandons the child.
possibly via early death,
Wishing to correct that past-life immoral action, one is born in the present life with the intention to balance the karmic scales by experiencing oneself the lack of fulfillment, lack of reliable protection, and lack of feeling included.
After recognizing the pattern, one is ideally positioned to forgive oneself (first) forgive one's parents and caretakers (second) and finally gain permission for fulfillment.
Slowly and carefully, of course, often supported by conscious Seva on behalf of those with less conscious and more painful conditions of the same general type.
Shani, lord of social law, regulates the social appropriateness registers and imposes conformity of thought, feeling, and physical appearance.
The disordered behaviors are understood as different expressions of "perfectionism" which is a compulsive rejection of all things not perfect. the native becomes self-rejecting as a response to the inner argument (6) which asserts that the physical body appearance is not perfect and Therefore it must be rejected.
Rahu, karaka for disruption and passionate desire to "get to the top" is associated with impulsive, desire-driven actions designed to catapult the native to higher levels of social recognition and privilege.
|Rahu + Shukra|| |
produces striking physical attractiveness, but also a need to continually promote the value of one's own beauty and a relentless quest to push harder, higher, faster for more validation of the beauty.
Typical Jyotisha placements for body-image disorders include:
Lesser but still significant experience of being judged for body appearance =
Also a complicating factor indicating emotional volatility and desire to "leapfrog' to a privileged appearance (also cosmetic surgeries) =
Ketu's dissociativeness in conjunction with one of the body karaka = also a factor:
| UK-Princess 1961-1997 Diana Spencer |
In her early 30's, UK-Princess 1961-1997 Diana Spencer revealed that she had long suffered from bulimia.
Her eating disorder involved food gorging to the point of illness, followed by compulsive vomiting; the native gains the brain-numbing, mouth-pleasure of eating but self-deprives oneself of the nutrient which might be absorbed by the intestinal process.
Thus a slender, boyish, fashionable physique could be obtained even by a woman who ate heartily and bore two strappingly healthy children.
This now-elderly professional female suffered from acute bulimia during her 18-year Rahu Mahadasha.
Teenage bulimia started within the first few months of the onset of Rahu Mahadasha, and ended with a destruction-and-rebirth experience during the final bhukti of Rahu-Mangala. (Mangala = the maha-maraka for Thula lagna = 8th-from-Rahu).
the native accomplished a complete recovery and self-rebirth.
| "Lipstick" 1955-1996 Margaux Hemingway |
celebrity actress, model "Lipstick" 1955-1996 Margaux Hemingway
At the peak of her 1970's career (Shukra Mahadasha) super-model and film actress Ms. Hemingway was reckoned a great beauty. She held million-dollar fashion-modeling contracts and started work as a film actress. She was famous for her tall physique, her high cheek-bones and her beautiful, engaging smile.
Unfortunately, she struggled with epilepsy, alcoholism, and binge eating with bulimia -- Perhaps complicated by a bi-polar condition.
~~ Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. (1963). The Power of Your Subconscious Mind,p 38-39
"... Motion and emotion must balance.
As in heaven [your own mind] so on earth [in your body and environment].
This is the great law of life."
You will find throughout all nature the law of action and reaction, of rest and motion.
These two must balance, then there will be harmony and equilibrium.
If you think negatively, destructively, and viciously,
What is your idea or feeling about yourself now?
Every part of your being expresses that idea.
Your vitality body, financial condition, friends, and social status
represent a perfect reflection of the idea you have of yourself
This is the real meaning of what is impressed in your subconscious mind and what is expressed in all phases of your life.
We injure ourselves by the negative ideas we entertain.
How often have you wounded yourself by getting angry, fearful, jealous, or vengeful?
These are the poisons that enter your subconscious mind.
You were not born with these negative attitudes.
Feed your subconscious mind life-giving thoughts
and you will wipe out off the negative patterns lodged within it.
As you continue to do this, all the past will be wiped out and remembered no more."
file update: 02-Sep-2015
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