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1994-1999 * 11th President of South Africa

jointly awarded the

1993 Nobel Peace Prize with President F. W. de Klerk,

Nelson Rolihlahla Madiba Mandela

Earthbody-Entry Thursday-18-July-1918

Earthbody-Exit 05-Dec-2013 (age 95)

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President of South Africa from 1994 until 1999 * Nelson Roli-lhalha Mandiba Mandela * 1918-2013

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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


Nelson Mandela in Xhosa Attire

Biographical information matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar


Guru Mahadasha

18-July-1918 Earth-birth * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha lagnesha

Shani Mahadasha

1930 grieved decease of father * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani rules 7th-from-Surya

05-Oct-1944 exchange of vows in marriage-1 (age 36) * Shani-Guru bhukti *Guru rules 7th navamsha * R-K gochara via Karkata-Makara

23-Feb-1945 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha

Budha Mahadasha

14-Jun-1958 marriage-2 * Budha-Rahu bhukti * R-K gochara via Thula-Mesha

Ketu Mahadasha

12-June 1964 (until 1982) condemned to life-imprisonment. Robben Island duration 18 years * Ketu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra randhresha-8 from Chandra

1968 grieved the decease of mother * Ketu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2nd-from-matribhava-4

1985 medically treated for prostate enlargement * Zukra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules-6

Zukra Mahadasha

11-Feb-1990 unconditionally released from prison after 27 years, stayed for days with God's Dream 1931- Anglican Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu * Zukra-Ketu chidra-dasha * separation, release

spring-1990 formed a friendly relationship with Cuba-Dictator 1926- Fidel Castro * Zukra-Ketu chidra-dasha * eccentric relationships

Surya Mahadasha

05-July-1991 elected president African National Congress * Surya-Chandra bhukti * Chandra Vriddhipathi-11 community activism

1993 with President F. W. de Klerk, jointly awarded the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize * Surya-Shani bhukti * Shani vidyapathi-5 politics, speculative wins prizes

09-May-1994 elected president of democratic South Africa * Surya-Shani bhukti * Shani vidyapathi-5 politics, elections

Chandra Mahadasha

18-July 1998 exchange the vows of marriage-3 * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * R-K gochara via Simha-Kumbha

July-2001 treated for prostate cancer * Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules-6

Mangala Mahadasha

Rahu Mahadasha

05-Dec-2013 Earthbody-Exit (age 95) * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

Distinctive features of the Nativity



SoAfrica-Pres 1994-1999 Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela with UK-Queen 1926- Elizabeth-2


Surya * pitrikaraka

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka \

  • Budha-Karkata * comfortable communications, articulation of rhythmic root culture, security, foundations, descriptive emotional defense, customary pronouncements, messages about protection and nourishment
  • Budha in bhava-9 * narrative of the father-figure, the guru-figure, the catechism, the doctrine * discusses patronage, paradigm of belief, describer of theoretical details, explainer of dogmatic concepts, 11th-from-11th profits, talks about principled interpretation of reality, dharma, worldview
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * 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-yuti-Shani * explainer of rules and systems * affinity for regulatory, law-imposing roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of rules and systems * affinity for regulatory, law-imposing roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of maturity and responsibility, message of institutional order, talkative elders, talkative elders

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Vrizabha * swakshetra * aesthetic of values preservation, history, containment
  • Zukra-9 * pleasure of philosophical doctrine, enjoys paradigmatic beliefs, feminine-figures preach-teach on principles, global equity, appreciation of theory, philosophy of justice
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * gracious dissolution, sweet surrender

Zukra rules Arudha lagna = 9

Mandela was imprisoned from Ketu-Zukra bhukti 1964 until his release during Zukra-Ketu bhukti 1990 * 27 years * three Rahu cycles

Rahu-3 writer * written in an accessible but vivid style, widely read political autobiography Long Walk to Freedom

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

Shani in Bhava-11 * Structured, orderly, time-conscious goals. One must connect, must earn with hard effort. Cautious, conventional marketplace linkage; tense and limited gainfulness, chronic pressure to produce revenues; heavy legacy pressure against freely chosen associations, Resistance to new friends. Resentment toward changes in economic systems. Intolerance toward unconventional earnings..Wage-earner's fatigue.. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as economist, community organizer, salary-worker, paymaster.

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

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

SoAfrica-Pres 1918-2013 Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela led a non-violent revolution to overturn apartheid in South Africa. Although apartheid had generated one of the most violent and contentious struggles in history, Mandela was able when the right time arrived, and through the force of personal character (honed during a bitterly long prison sentence-12) to lead a remarkably swift and successful campaign against the tyranny of racial inequality, prejudice, and hatred

Dwadas-arudha = arudha lagna of bhava-12 * located in bhava-10 reputation * one is well-known for matters of bhava-12, including distant lands, hospitals, monastic enclosures, and prison .

The arudha of Mandela's Long imprisonment and social isolation = in the public perception, the extraordinary length of time of imprisonment produced a worldwide political reputation (Surya ruler-of-12 )

Mandela is most well known for his extremely long prison sentences and his "behind closed doors" deal-making which resulted in critically important international alliances

Surya-Karkata * Surya-yuti-Shani + Budha-11

Vriddhipathi-11 community activism, material-social goals ruler Thula Chandra

Chandra in Visaka * Radha * comforted by expansive shocks * protectors of widening energy channels, sudden growth surge, outreaching vitality

Chandra in bhava-2

Vriddhipathi-11 Soothing Somana-2 confers a significant dhana-yoga. Considering his extremely long imprisonment and dynamic resistance activism which consumed the great majority of his personal efforts, Mandela left a remarkable estate valued at more than $4million. Most of his income (11) came from honoraria for delivering speeches (2).

Shani-Karkata + Mangala-Kanya

bhratrupathi-3 and randhresha-8 Mangala-1 afflicted by Shani's oppressive drishti upon Mangala. He produced powerfully influential writings and speeches (bhratrupathi-3 Mangala), however due to pressure of Shani these required 30 years of harsh austerities in order to reach their full empowerment

Karakamsha Kanya-1 containing Mangala-Kanya-1


SoAfrica-Pres 1918-2013 Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel in 2013


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