monstrance"demonstrator" from Roman Catholic liturgy = "show"
General Suitability of Gems for Simha Lagna
Om Hariharaya Balamukundaya Namah
Om klin bhraman jagat adharaye namaha
"As leon is the king of bestes."
~~ John Gower, Confessio Amantis, 1390
Regional Names for Simha
Properties of Simha Rashi
"Simha is ruled by Surya and is Sattvic.
It resides in the East and is strong during daytime."
"... Simha lagna has well developed bones and a broad forehead.
He is of moderate stature, well built and muscular .
Persons born with this lagna are generally noble, large hearted, magnanimous and generous.
They have great faith in friends and relatives.
They become head of the organization with which they are connected.
They do not talk much.
They are fond of authority and are brilliant and ambitious.
They are spendthrifts .
They have capacity to face adverse circumstances.
They want to maintain their authority in their household.
They enjoy sound health if there are no bad influences on the lagna or Ravi, the lord of this lagna."
Simha specializes in radiance, splendor, royalty, self-entitlement, divine intelligence, centrality, celebrity, creativity, politics and drama.
Magha * Pitryiya * Simha pada 1-2-3-4
Ketu mulatrikona = Mesha 9th from Simha = high priest, sacred perspectives, holy doctrine, philosophy, theory, world travel.
Chidakaraka Ketu = not much interested in marriage. Ketu Cuts the Cords that bind the material perceptions. Fiery magic dispersed by glittering winds of Ketu. Professor Ketu freely travels about the universes and often disregards fixed dogma. Generally prefers a celibate lifestyle or in any case as disconnected as possible.
Purvaphalguni * Yoni * Simha pada 1-2-3-4
Shukra's mulatrikona Thula = 3rd counted from Simha
media industry, ensemble work, meetings, schedules, siblings, correspondence, event-planning, presentations, cohort, teams, business, corporate department, travel itineraries, tour group, writing, publications, photography, scripts, song-writing, short presentations and productions, slogans and jingles, announcements, newspaper, evangelism, cinema, advertising, marketing
Uttaraphalguni * Aryamna * Simha pada-1 * double Surya
Surya's mulatrikona Simha = 1st counted from Simha lagna = iconic self, radiant charismatic center of attention, showmanship, solipsistic, flesh-body brightness, regal entitlements, dramatic, literary and political brilliance
| Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle) |
"de l'Amour" 1822
| "Whatever some hypocritical ministers of government may say about it, power is the greatest of all pleasures. |
It seems to me that only love can surpass it, and love is a happy illness that can't be picked up as easily as a Ministry."
Das / Behari comment on Simha lagna:
"Simha .... bestows a regal appearance, as if the life-force were vibrating from every part of your body.
You have a broad face with strong bones, beautiful and expressive eyes.
You may be a possessive parent, egotistical and selfish in temperament, and a braggart .
You are not satisfied with the material heights you attain and are always aspiring towards greater intellect, greater wealth, greater status, and greater respectability.
Often you think you have achieved more than you really have; nevertheless, you are never satisfied, for you think you deserve more than you have received. You always strive to reach the top of the mountain.
Involvement in work is intense and whole-hearted.
You may be seen working adroitly on the subtle problems of life, whether related to physical sciences, psychology, or to concrete and technological problems in engineering, industry or economics.
There is a suddenness in your actions which gives your an element of surprise and unpredictability.
However involved you may seem in a pursuit or relationship, you can suddenly end it.
You are loyal to your friends, but that friendship can end suddenly.
The world exists only for your convenience and the satisfaction of your desires.
In your social relationships, contradiction and self-aggrandizement seem to predominate.
You may find married life difficult.
You do not trust others :equal partnership is not a common factor in your life. ... gives rise to wealth in mutual combination.
It will be seen that the Sun, Mercury and Mars play an important role in case of persons born in Leonis Ascendant, while other planets will be able to do some good under certain special conditions.
.... fond of eating meat and enjoying worldly enjoyments, will earn wealth and honor through the government,
bereft of religion, dutiful in family affairs, hold a high rank of office,
be majestic, strong, bold,
speak sparingly, a miser, will trouble others,
Vocabulary for Simha:
mRga = forest animal or wild beast;
ripu = enemy (Lion = enemy of Beasts)
~~ T. Subba Row. (1881)."The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac" in Five Years Of Theosophy. George Robert Snow Mead (ed.).London. (1885, 1894).
"Mystical, Philosophical, Theosophical, Historical and Scientific Essays Selected from"The Theosophist". Available at www.gutenberg.org
This word contains a world of occult meaning within itself; and it may not be prudent on my part to disclose the whole of its meaning now. It will be sufficient for the present purpose to give a general indication of its significance.
This synonym--Panchasyam -- shows that the sign is intended to represent the five Brahmas -- viz., Isanam, Aghoram, Tatpurusham, Vamadevam, and Sadyojatam: -- the five Buddhas.
The Sukarahasy Upanishad will show that the ancient Aryan philosophers looked upon Narayana as the Jivatma.*
The Vaishnavites may not admit it. But as an Advaiti, I look upon Jivatma as identical with Paramatma in its real essence when stripped of its illusory attributes created by Agnanam or Avidya--ignorance.
( * In its lowest or most material state, as the life-principle which animates the material bodies of the animal and vegetable worlds, and c. --Ed. Theos.)
The Jivatma is correctly placed in the fifth sign counting from Mesham, as the fifth sign is the putrasthanam or the son's house according to the rules of Hindu Astrology.
I will only add here that unless the nature of this sign is fully comprehended it will be impossible to understand the real order of the next three signs and their full significance.
If the real orthography of the name by which the sign in question is indicated is properly understood, it will readily be seen that the next three signs are not what they ought to be.
( * Nevertheless it is a true one. The Jiv-atma in the Microcosm (man) is the same spiritual essence which animates the Macrocosm (universe), the differentiation, or specific difference between the two Jivatmas presenting itself but in the two states or conditions of the same and one Force.
Hence,"this son of Paramatma" is an eternal correlation of the Father-Cause. Purusha manifesting himself as Brahma of the"golden egg"and becoming Viradja--the universe.
We are"all born of Aditi from the water" (Hymns of the Maruts, X. 63, 2), and"Being was born from not-being" (Rig-Veda, Mandala I, Sukta 166).--Ed. Theos.)"
Meanings for Simha
Heart and Spine
The spine (Singha) encases the primary antenna of the human body, which is the kundalini channel in its physical and non-physical dimensions.
Information triangulates from the human heart to the galactic sun, and from the galactic sun to Surya, and from Surya to the human heart.
Surya the Sun of Earth is a receiver station for the information streams which emit from the huge black hole of the galactic sun.
Surya is the primary radiator of information to Earth and its beings. Surya is the fountainhead of consciousness. When Surya is strong in Simha or in Mesha, self-confidence (or self-righteousness) can be brilliantly charismatic because the Simha channel is surging with radiance.
When Simha enjoys inhabitants that are compatible with Surya such as friendly Guru or friendly Mangala, then the intelligence channel is favored by expansion (Guru) or dynamic energy (Mangala).
Simha = "I've Been to the Mountain Top " where Suraja the "Good King"
Light of Truth shines brightly
high places, peak experience, brilliant entertainment,
political power, celebrity events, summit meetings, royal enthronement
Radiance, Confidence, Autocracy
Drama, Creative Performance
mountains and mountaineers
(satvas = truthful, pure and balanced)
( = "that-ness ", element)
zirshodaya = shirsho-daya group = head-first =
= head-first =
daya = presentation, delivery, or showing-portion
General Traits of Simha Lagna = Chandra in Simha
Philosophy of Religion
"The spiritual journey is individual, highly personal.
It can't be organized or regulated.
It isn't true that everybody should follow one path.
Listen to your own truth."
~~ Ram Dass
accumulated treasuries of financial wealth and knowledge from Budha = lord of 2nd from Vrishabha
There are exceptions to all of these general rules. Exceptions are caused by the position of Chandra, the active Vimshottari time lords, and the native 's personal goals inter alia .
Surya + Shukra in Simha lagna
Raja Yoga for Simha lagna
will make the native associated with the king in a great manner.
~~ BPHS, Ch. 40, Sl. 13
If the ruler of the Lagna and the 10th exchange houses with each other
then they form a Raja Yoga.
They will confer high position, reputation and power. ~~ BPHS, Ch. 5, Sl. 41
~~ BPHS, Ch. 5, Sl. 41
11th-from = Natural Friendship Community-Economy-Sahangha
befriends "Mithuna-03" types:
the talkative; chatterers; reporters of the superficial and temporary mental state
writers, journalists and story-tellers; neighbors and siblings; team, ensemble, work-group;
those in media-production; films, radio, advertising, scheduling;
commercialists, business administrators "the office"
hand-crafters, masters of gesture, signalers, messengers, evangelists
gifted with communicative touch
the sexualized and conversationally fluent; one's own siblings and cousins;
the narrative-oriented, tale-tellers, raconteurs
those disconnected (12th-from) with security, rhythm, the customary routine (Karkata)
the best friends of the Simha native are typically one's own sibling-cousins. Numerous temporary friendships with commercial and administrative team-mates; yet these are not deep.
Often Simha enjoys a friendly and gainful relationship with the spouse of one's own eldest child (11) as well.
Special Simha issues in Marriage :
= enemies of lagnesha Surya
Marital challenges for Simha lagna include:
lagnesha Surya = Radiant Self
Sober, system-distributor Kumbha-Shani= L-7 = enemy of central Professor Surya
Balancing Shukra = kalatrakaraka = enemy of central Professor Surya
Simha Chandra = emotional need to be holding the center of attention.
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