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1966-1977 ++ 1980-1984 * Prime Minister of India

1975 + 1980-1982 * Minister of Defense

1970-1973 * Minister of Home Affairs

1969-1970 * Minister of Finance

1967-1969 + 1984 * Minister of External Affairs

1966-1969 * leader of Congress Party

1964-1966 * Minister of Information and Broadcasting

Indira Gandhi

a.k.a. Indira Priyadarshini Nehru Gandhi

Earthbody-Entry Tuesday-19-Nov-1917

Earthbody-Exit 31-Oct-1984 (age 66)


Prime Minister of India = 1966-1977 + 1980-1984 * Indira Priyadarshini Nehru Gandhi * 1917-1984

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama

nativity is rectified from the announced decoy time

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Dhaniztha * Vasu * Slaviztha * Avittam * Hrsikesha

BPL commentary

For Dhaniztha births of a feminine valence, the condition of pioneering, direct, yang-energy, forward-pushing bhratru-karaka Mangala may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Kuja-ruled paradigm of Vasava, brother-figures, warriors, hunters, athletes, dancers, champions, challengers, inventors, explorers, dis-coverers, engineers, drivers, drillers, diggers, exploders, aggressors, pushers, invaders, pursuers, competitions and battles may be especially influential.

Dhaniztha-born often respond to a deep inner fear (Shani) which manifests as aggressive survival-driven competition (Kuja). The result = orderly, direct, empowered, and dynamic structured action.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Delphinus. Their purpose is social engineering, economic competition, and achievement of dominant positions.

Hierarchical Power Climber

Kuja-ruled Vasu-born ladies endure acute Shani-Mangala tension. These women are athletic, goal-oriented, and competitive. Those who have chosen a feminine-form birth may find themselves surrounded by invigorating but dominating masculine figures. Male colleagues may be surprised to discover that despite their feminine style, Dhaniztha ladies are equal and serious competitors. Their sexual energies are alive, and may be used to advantage.

In the modern era, Dhaniztha ladies may use Mangala's kinetic energies to ascend the corporate-institutional hierarchies of Shani,. They strive for alpha-dominant positions. All fields of competitive endeavor are open to the Avittam-born, including athletics and contests. Often preferring applied scientific careers with measurable outcomes, Dhaniztha-born are also found in all types of systematic intervention into their environment, such as social engineering, political engineering, or materials engineering.

Operating in orderly Shani-controlled environments of Makara and Kumbha, feminine Vasu champions are often surrounded by lawful, systematic, and timid folk who rarely resist Hrsikesha's powerful ascending drive. They are often respected in the boss role due to theie ability to dominate the field of activity while keeping the respect of their male peers.

Vasu-born ladies face particular challenges in Kuja's aggressive, male-dominated environments. Their career pathway is studded with rough dominators using physical force and even brutality. Yet, a well-placed, vigorous Mangala, along with Shani's natural lawful patience, can bring Dhaniztha women to the peak of social recognition and economic achievement.

Makara pada 1-2 express Kuja's control of 4-roots + 11-goals. Pro-actively patriotic (4) and driven to achieve profits (11), they are often found in real-estate (4) education (4) agriculture (4) transportation (4) police and defense (4) minerals and mining (4) or in any industry where the path to economic gain (11) is open to their goal-oriented, competitive vigor. Since Mangala rules a 6/8 pair, their Achilles Heel = economic protectionism (4-11). Outcome depends upon the character of Mangala.

Kumbha pada 3-4 express Kuja's control of 3-commerce + 10-leadership. Any commercial endeavor suits the pada 3-4 Hrsikesha-born, so long as they find a path toward governing power. Gifted in manufacturing (3) programming and process (3) sales-marketing (3) and all business functions - especially communications -- this breed competes aggressively for leadership. Their innovative actions may forcefully change the status quo in even the most entrenched environments. Since Kuja rules a 6/8 pair, their Achilles Heel = micro-management (3-10). Outcome depends upon the character of Mangala.

Themes of conquest, pursuit, and achievement may contextualize Vasu's terrestrial experience. Also applies to Chandra in Dhaniztha

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 100

"This is a talkative and interesting person,

  • particularly successful in lecturing and debating .

She is capable of writing mystic novels

  • and is good at story telling .

She will be happy in domestic life.

She loves nice dresses,

  • especially blue, pink, and purple,

  • and likes curios and antiques."


Biographical events linked to the Vimshottari Dasha

Surya Mahadasha * age birth until 4.8

19-Nov-1917 Earth-birth in Allahabad (Prayagraja) Uttara Pradesha, India * Surya-Rahu bhukti

Chandra Mahadasha * age 4.8 until age 14.8

Janma Sade-Sati Dhanuzya Dec-1928 until Apr-1931

Mangala Mahadasha * age 14.8 until age 21.8 == 1932-1939

28-Feb-1936 grieved the decease of mother Kamala Kaul Nehru (Indira's age-18) * Mangala-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2nd-from-Chandra

1939-1940 amidst the chaos of WW-2, is constantly sick while vacillating between England and Switzerland * Mangala-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 6-sickness

Rahu Mahadasha * age 21.8 until age 39.8 == 1939-1957

1941 leaves Somerville College Oxford and returns home without completing bachelors diploma * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

26-Mar-1942 (her age 25) exchange of vows in marriage-1 to the Parsi political activist, Feroze Ghandy * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Simha-Kumbha contact Kumbha lagna

20-Aug-1944 celebrated the birth of child-1 India-PM 1944-1991 Rajivaratna Gandhi * Rahu-Guru bhukti

Guru Mahadasha * age 39.8 until age 55.8 = 1957-1973

08-Sep-1960 grieved the decease of husband * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 7th-from-7th decease of partner ++ Sade-Sati

27-May-1964 grieved decease of father India-PM 1889-1964 Toward Freedom Jawaharlal Nehru * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 12th-from-9th

1964 following dad's death, appointed to Rajya Sabha * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 5-political appointments

1965 Minister of Information and Broadcasting * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-11 banking

1966 elected leader of Congress Party * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 9-paradigm of belief, political sangha

1969 expelled from Congress Party * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rogesha-6 disagreements, animosity

Dec-1971 war with Pakistan (India winner, creation of Bangladesha) * Guru-Rahu chidradsaha * Rahu culture-clash * rogesha Somana-yuti-Rahu instrumentalism, opportunities in war

Shani mahadasha * age 55.8 until decease age 66 == 1973-1984

02-Jun-1975 found guilty by Supreme Court of electoral malpractice. The court invalidates the election and unseats her. Mrs. Gandhi ignores the order and continues unobstructed in premiership * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani lagnesha

25-Jun-1975 begin 21-month era = The Emergency * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani lagnesha * Shani in Bhava-6 = bitter, enduring conflicted

21-Mar-1977 end The Emergency ++ ejection from power * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 8-transformation, healing, unexpected change

14-Jan-1980 return to power in a great sweep Prime Minister * Shani-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-5 politics suggests profound corruption of the election

23-Jun-1980 grieved the decease of second son and political partner Sanjay Gandhi (pilot) in aircrash * Shani-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-5 children

Jun-1984 Sikh community outraged following atrocities of Operation Blue Star, which damage sacred buildings in the Harmandir Sahib complex and kill thousands of Sikh Defenders. * Shani-Surya bhukti * Kuja-7 parivartamsha Surya-10 = aggressive political action (Kuja + Surya = harsh enemies of Shani)

31-Oct-1984 Earthbody-Exit (age 66) assassinated by Sikh bodyguards * Shani-Chandra bhukti * Somana-yuti-Rahu * Somana produces effect of Rahu

Distinctive features of the nativity

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Vrizchika * Maricha * particle of light
  • Surya in bhava-10 * digbala * center of hierarchy * brightly governing * legislative intelligence * focus on social order * father holds a respected position * regulatory entitlements * eye on high authority * radiant reputation * sparkling center of the leadership drama
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational * bright messenger * entitled to discuss * creatively intelligent sibling-cohort * discursive father-figure * speaks and gestures in alignment with the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly descriptive * articulate in drama and games * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals, power-politics, poetic love, and romance
  • Surya-10 parivartamsha Mangala-7


Dad = India-PM 1889-1964 Toward Freedom Jawaharlal Nehru Their familial, political, and professional relationship bond was said to be exceptionally strong. However her mis-steps occurred mainly in areas where she followed practices misaligned to her father's.

Politics ** Surya-10 parivartamsha Mangala-7 * Ruler of 10 occupies 10th-from-10th

  • bhava-10 receives drishti of Guru + Kuja
  • famed extraordinary executive work schedule

Indira Gandhi remains a highly controversial figure in Bharati politics.

Surya rules 7 = alliances, agreements, negotiations Extreme politically motivated military aggressions during Operation Blue Star = Shani-Surya bhukti ++ Surya-10 parivartamsha Mangala-7

Indira Gandhi's primary legacy may be her harsh political tactic of "martial law" in extremely turbulent times

Empowered Surya fuels Budha * Surya-yuti-Budha

was able to speak authoritatively and charismatically in social settings where women were generally not permitted to speak whatsoever

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Dhanuzya * comforted by rhythmic catechesis of belief
  • Chandra in Uttara-azadha * Aryamna * comforted by dramatic, radiant centrality * protectors of celebrity entitlement, political theatre, glittering creativity
  • Chandra in classroom-11 * comfort in networks * familiar with connection * routine webworks * accustomed to linkage *settled into the rhythm of community participation * acculturated to large-scale social participation * needs to feel the repeating pulse of economic gain * soothed by social linkage * undulating friendships
  • Somana-yuti-Zukra * Emotionally indulgent * sensitive to sisterly figures * needs pleasuring * seeks sheltering arrangements * soothed by beauty * feels like a partner
  • Somana-yuti-Rahu * Emotionally expedient, sensitive to exotic figures, needs exciting opportunities, soothed by unusual environments, undulating desires, craves nurturing, feels exceptional

Ruler of 6 in 6th-from-6th ++ Zukra-yuti-Rahu

Mrs. Gandhi was long believed to maintain an important relationship with her yogic physician.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Vrizchika * Swakshetra * vigorous pursuit of secrets * proactive exploration * push toward discovery * champion of emergency action * champion of emergency action
  • Mangala in bhava-10 * dig-bala * drive toward high position, pursuit of social authority, fights for rank and status, invasive regulation, ,hierarchical dynamics, energized governing conquests, champion of leadership elites
  • Kuja-7 parivartamsha Surya-10

Kuja-7 rules 9th-from-Chandra bhava-3 Mesha maternal grandfather.

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Vrizchika * secretive communications * articulation of transformative process * emergency pronouncements *delivers messages about dangerous situations * descriptive initiations * discusses undisclosed mysteries * articulately defined masking * gives instruction for penetrating procedures * expertly detailed disguise * hands-arms-shoulders make occult gestures
  • Budha in bhava-10 * narrative of leadership, governance, social order * narrative of leadership, responsibility, maintenance of the social order * explainer of governance, describer of decision-making, delivers instructions about the lawful procedures, talks about social authority, hierarchy, promotion, rank, class, status, respect, dignity, position
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of radiant authority * message of willpower and charisma * confidently talkative father

BUDHA * one-way communications * political censorship

Reactive, war-like Kuja owns Budha's home Vrischika. Bantering Budha = adolescent, irritated and hyper-controlling via extra drishti from natural enemy Kuja. Vrischika is controlling, albeit potentially healing. Budha indicates mental and communications control.

Vrizchika Budha-10 receives drishti of His ruler imperious Mangala-Simha providing a tendency toward regal commanding and a habit of issuing mandates rather than engaging in conversation.

Mrs. Gandhi was famous for her one-way communications, which offered no opportunity for response or exchange. Her habit of writing terse, instruction-delivery letters to her father, husband, and sons, later also daughters-in-law, may have been her way of buffering the impact of her Mangala-driven aggressiveness.

More likely, it was her way of producing maximum effect while reducing the delays and inefficiencies of questioning and debate. Genuine conversation with people who do not share one's viewpoint is notably inefficient.

Budha randhresha-8 secret information, hidden wealth, conditions of death

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Vrizabha * much treasury, many voices, many collections, believes in history, doctrine of values containment, financial guidance, expands the scope of voice-speech-song, multiple treasuries
  • Guru in bhava-4 * many roots, , many diploma and licenses, abundant owned property, many homes and homelands, multiple mother-figures, extensive lands and deeds of title
  • Guru-4 parivartamsha Zukra-11

guru vakragati

Guru in bhava-4 occupies 6th-from-Chandra

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-foundations, childhood, cultural rhythms, ethnic basis ++ 9-doctrine, philosophy, credenda, beliefs

  • Zukra-Dhanuzya * appreciation of humanistic belief, pleasures of theory, dogmatic arrangements, enjoys indoctrination, aesthetic of philosophical worldview
  • Zukra -11 * pleasure of community linkage, enjoys network equity, feminine-figures have social-participation, balanced economies, association with artists and financiers, graciously inter-knit community, appreciation of friendships, aesthetic of fair deals in marketplace, seeks economic justice
  • Zukra-yuti-Chandra * sweetened security, gracious caretaking, appreciation for nourishing protection, emotionalized negotiations, sheltering arrangements, soft caretaking beauty, sheltering arrangements, balanced caretaking, soothed by beauty, pleasant emotional response, enjoys local rhythms, arrangements according to the folkways, musical mother-figure, protective contracts
  • Zukra-yuti-Rahu * sweetened adventure, gracious ambition, appreciation for exciting opportunism, masked negotiations, over-reaching agreements, exceptional beauty, enjoys cultural mixing * arrangements support diplomatic equity balanced with exhilarating risk, risk-rewarding contracts. A mesmerizingly (Rahu) attractive (Zukra) appearance.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka


Vimala Yoga

  • Shani-Karkata-Azlesa * heavy old routines * obliged to conform to the ancient habits * must bear the weight of old defensive structures * vital energy compression stress zone = stomach * strictly imposed systems of security * must adhere to established proletarian cultural roots* must materialize orderly sustainable settlements * rigid resistance to change of the folkways * must engage in farming and fishing * must care for elders * aging infrastructure, insufficient ports and roadways * lack of moisture in the farms and fields * cramped dwellings and crumbling fences * slow elderly caretakers * must continue to maintain protective nourishment despite scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-6 (beneficial placement) * Structured, orderly, time-conscious enemies. One must serve the problematic. One must outlast the adversaries. Endurance in military siege. Tense digestion, Cautious, conventional crimes; chronic conditions of criticism and guilt; constitutional illness-injury syndromes; Physicians resist innovation. Heavy legacy pressure against change in disease condition. Service fatigue; burnout. Resentment toward new treatments or medications. Support for socially-approved dutiful roles as social worker or disadvantaged, healthworker or sick, pharmacist or drug addict, criminal or cop, debtor or loanmaker, underpaid or underpayer, victim or victimizer, slaver or slave.

From Chandra-Dhanuzya lagna, the mature voice of sober serious structured hierarchical Professor Shani rules

  1. the emotionally-motivated traditionalism, family lineage conserving, treasure-preserving, language-and-history remembering, acquisitive, genetic conservation of 2nd-from-Chandra
  2. the emotionally talkative, information-delivering, evangelical, publishing, announcing, script-reading, reporting, conversational, process-managing communications of 3rd-from-Chandra

Shani in Bhava-6 occupies the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra * conditions of decease involve unexpected (8) actions of military officers (6)

Lagnesha Shani in Bhava-6-Azlesa indicates a never-ending, difficult yet lawful approach to conflict. Usually there is also a permanent ailment or disability of some variety, although this may be invisible because Shani rules-12.

Raised from birth into the stauch, until-death resistance of the Independence movement, Indira Gandhi likely expected nothing different. She was accused of massive financial corruption, violent suppression of minorities, and shocking bureaucratic incompetence. She was loved by many within the great masses of ostracized, impoverished, illiterate, underemployed, and disenfranchised peoples of India.

Even in the most adversarial and accusatory environments, where people were entrenched into social animosity of rank, class, jyat, religion, and all of the hierarchical divisions which define India, still she imposed a common law upon all.

Rahu-11 shad-ashtakya 6/8 Shani-6

Shani in Bhava-6-Azlesa enduring, entrenched, permanent enemies

lagnesha Shani-12 occupies 6 = Vimala Yoga

Throughout her career, and especially during Shani mahadasha * age 55.8 until decease age 66 == 1973-1984

  • Mrs. Gandhi displayed a persistent, relentless ability to reinstate her governance authority during incessant eruptions of conflict, toxic corruption, jealousy, anger, and greed in her homeland.

Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)

  • Rahu-Dhanuzya * shimmering illusion of wisdom * craving for philosophical principle * mirage of fatherly generosity * extraordinary theory * unusual approach to higher truth * mask of global humanistic belief * fascinating doctrine * over-reaching catechisms * fabulous patronage * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of professorship, guidance, proselytism, guru-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-11 * passion for prizes, achievements * in Roguish Rahu's swabhava co-ruled with Sober Shani ,* the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual social goals and economic attainments. Desires an important, linkage role in social participation and financial networks. Exciting, opportunistic, ambitious friends. Craves profit and gain. Rahu-11 thrives in culturally-mixed commodity-exchange systems. Rahu the Poseur may pose as a friend, a voluntary linker, an economic achiever, a relative of the father's people. Rahu-11 trespasses the cultural boundaries of friendship and community. Boundary-breeching, risk-rewarding Rahu typically enjoys material success in marketplace profits, revenue, earnings due to His social-participation genius.
  • Chandra-yuti-Rahu * amplified emotion, magnified familiarity exotic habits, tricky comforts, opportunistic mother, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of sympathetic caretaking, hypnotic rhythms, emotionally attuned to cross-cultural mixing, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of sympathetic caretaking, hypnotic rhythms, emotionally attuned to cross-cultural mixing
  • Zukra-yuti-Rahu * amplified attractions, magnified beauty. exotic art-music, tricky partners, opportunistic feminine-figures, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of luxuriously lovely pleasures, hypnotic arrangements, gracious balance of cross-cultural mixing

Rahu-11 shad-ashtakya 6/8 Shani-6

Mula-Rahu (Durga) ++ Chandra-yuti-Rahu + Zukra-yuti-Rahu

The less educated classes had a sort of tantric or death-goddess impression of her (Durga) which appealed successfully to their understanding of power.

The educated classes debated her emotional vulnerability to aggressive political and financial interests and dynasty entitlements


Mula-Rahu (Durga) ++ Chandra-yuti-Rahu + Zukra-yuti-Rahu in 11

Chandra-rogesha in 11 with the ambitious, annihilating Mula-Rahu ++ yogakaraka financier Zukra produces s a super complicated marketplace situation

After all of the measures and initiatives India was only marginally more sustaining than before her reign. The losses barely outweighed the gains. Opportunities for extravagant financial corruption(Rahu) were in direct proportion to the ideological (DHanuzya ) passion for social reform

These contradictions largely ensure that no meaningful improvements could be built due to the massive scale of the briberies and preposterous scope (Dhanuzya) of the changes, designed to create an educated middle class from the raw material of a crushingly impoverished, superstitious, medieval society operating from tribal-consciousness.

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Mithunaya * dissociates from conversations, incomplete message, empty instructions, dissolute signals, not limited by commerce, ignores restriction on communication, applies explanatory gestures to the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-5 * ambivalent toward entitlements, may have eccentric children, disregards limitations on financial speculation, displays fragmented or esoteric intelligence, dissolves the glamour of center-stage roles, disperses the romantic adoration. One abandons the usual political behaviors, ignores the conventional creativity, plays an incoherent game

Ketu-5 = Does.Not.Care

She was abundantly hated by her political adversaries, holders of established wealth, conservative financial interests, minority independence movements, and those who deeply resented The Emergency as a travesty of democracy. Yet Ketu in classroom-5 does not care about politics, currying political favor, maintaining favoritism.

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