Aum som somaya namah
in Vrischika Rashi
Moon in Scorpio
Janma rashi = Vrischika
ruled by guiding Guru
Chandra in Anuradha = "hard bargains"
ruled by strictly structured Shani
seniority = I know better than you
ruled by bossy Budha
Vrischika Chandra = emotional need to stay in control
Emotional reactivity and a pattern of home-based (Chandra) troubles (Shani) with regard to:
Chandra in Vrischika, as lord of 9th-from-swakshetra, is inherently auspicious for priesthood, professorship, and matters of the bridges from human to divine which are based in various temples of knowledge (universities, houses of worship, centers of religious inquiry).
Some Jyotisha authorities opine that Chandra can never be truly neechcha. This claim seems quite reasonable given Vrischika Chandra's auspicious angular relationship to the all-good natural dharma bhava.
However it is Chandra's oppression by Lord Mangala which excites the passion for conquest that is probably the culprit in the associated neechcha behaviors of Soma in the upsetting 8th rashi.
"Needs exploration of hidden truths." This person wants to hunt and needs to hunt. When this native looks in the mirror, s/he sees a Shaman-Hunter, a giver of oracular knowledge, a perceiver of the unseen, a skilled tracker and successful gain of quarry.
Vrischika Moon watches the signs: observing subtle sights and sounds of its prey until motives and patterns of movement are revealed. Their fundamental drive is to detect the previously unseen. All psychological disciplines are attractive to them.
Jyestha-Chandra's actual success (or not) in finding new information, detecting new patterns, intuiting new knowledge - depends on the health of Kuja.
Natives thrive in intuitive professions like forensic science, police work, espionage or homeopathy! They necessarily possess an empathy for the criminal agent may indicate why Chandra is considered fallen here, in the tantric zone of Scorpio.
But in terms of emotional capability for feeling and intuiting, there is no deficiency whatsoever. Vrischika Moon gives an extreme psychic perceptiveness which certainly is valuable - but of course is must be correctly deployed to show its brilliance.
If Kuja is swakshetra (in Mesha, Vrischika) or uchcha (Makara) the hunt will be vigorous and typically successful.
Kuja's two rashi = Mesha and Vrischika = peak masculine achievement in war and the hunt; as hero and provider. In Makara rashi, Kuja is enormously restrained by Shani but Kuja gives superb results, under Shani's discipline, in government, administration, and commerce.
Behari says re: neechcha Chandra in yuvati bhava:
Women with Vrischika Chandra
Emotionally independent and socially innovative, as are their mothers.
Lower body is generally more slender of build; upper body becomes 'apple shape' in maturity. Secretive in their habits. Emotionally veiled.
Vrischika -Chandra ladies may prefer a lifestyle that supports their habit of clandestine movement; a need for self-transformation via sexual passions may encourage pursuit of forbidden fruits. She is strong-willed and takes direction from no one, including the spouse.
Their partners are distinguished by adapting, adjusting, feminine Shukra-ruled Rishabha features, both social and physical. The partner no matter their faults wants to indulge in pleasures, accumulate treasures, and focus on the family.
Partner is wealth-oriented. The partner's desire to maintain the
joint financial estate (Rishabha) can
increase the prospect of a long if not entirely monogamous marriage.
However Vrischika makes up her own mind. The partner may as easily be
a woman as a man, owing to the Shukra-ruled 7th from Chandra. dramatist Nicole
Aniston + Mangala homecraft evangelist
Stewart homewares entrepreneur
Winfrey + Mangala actress-model
Margaux Hemingway Nobel prize
radium-discovery chemist Marie Sklodowska Curie diplomat Mrs.
Roosevelt philanthropist, executive Melinda French Gates
1st life partner of Sen.
Joan Bennett Kennedy
2nd life partner of Sen.
Mrs. Victoria Gifford
ecology scientist "Silent Spring"
Rachel Carson Is there a Vrischika-Soma person in your life?
Be sure to acknowledge
their intuitive gifts. Do not downplay the power of their
hunter's sixth sense. Rather, be amazed. They can dis-cover hidden
money, a lost person, a forgotten memory, and the season's best sale on
sports gear. Vrischika-Chandra penetrates into your inner
emotional needs. True this can be dangerous information. However, with
psychic boundaries in place, their powers of laser-sharp insight
healfears. Avoid punishing their habit of mentioning
some rather unflattering psychological
What they say is true, even if it hurts.
Vrischika-Chandra can be profound healers once their intuitive
but rather prickly way of
intuitive discovery is accepted by their companions.
dramatist Nicole Kidman
dramatist Jennifer Aniston + Mangala
homecraft evangelist Martha Stewart
homewares entrepreneur Ivana Trump
entrepreneur, philanthropist Oprah Winfrey + Mangala
actress-model Margaux Hemingway
Nobel prize radium-discovery chemist Marie Sklodowska Curie
diplomat Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt
philanthropist, executive Melinda French Gates
1st life partner of Sen. Teddy Kennedy, Mrs. Joan Bennett Kennedy
2nd life partner of Sen. Teddy Kennedy, Mrs. Victoria Gifford Kennedy
ecology scientist "Silent Spring" Rachel Carson
Is there a Vrischika-Soma person in your life? Be sure to acknowledge their intuitive gifts. Do not downplay the power of their hunter's sixth sense. Rather, be amazed. They can dis-cover hidden money, a lost person, a forgotten memory, and the season's best sale on sports gear.
Vrischika-Chandra penetrates into your inner emotional needs. True this can be dangerous information. However, with psychic boundaries in place, their powers of laser-sharp insight may healfears. Avoid punishing their habit of mentioning some rather unflattering psychological observations.
What they say is true, even if it hurts. Vrischika-Chandra can be profound healers once their intuitive but rather prickly way of intuitive discovery is accepted by their companions.
Contractual Partnerships and Trusts = 7th-from-Vrischika Chandra = Vrishabha
7th from Vrischika-Chandra = Vrishabha.
Parenting = Chandra-Vrischika
5th-from-Vrischika = Meena
|Sade Sati||Chandra-Vrischika tends to bond emotionally in a more hidden,
mysterious or occult style. It is a shrewd emotional placement which
hides most of its power behind a placid, even passive, façade. Like a
water-snake resting in the rushes, Chandra-Vrischika is often quite
ingenuous on the surface. However when stimulated to pursue emotional
nutrient, Soma has a penetrating and controlling, goal-directed
psychological style that is difficult to out-maneuver.
In competitions and challenges, the Mangala driven impulsive force of Chandra-Vrischika may win by fair means or foul - but whatever sort of subterfuge might be required, it will win. It is not an ethical Moon; not deeply bound by local custom and its loyalties may shape-shift according to circumstance. In truth Chandra_Vrischika is self-defining; yet part of Chandra'strategy for getting included, held, and nurtured is to appear to be passively integrated with the overall environment until its security-protective object (the mother, the lover, the caregiver, the shelter, the fortress ) is within reach. Vrischika-Chandra spends a good deal of time in camouflage, pretending to be involved with one thing while secretly being or hoping to be involved with another. This one is rarely transparent in motive. Its outcome may be quite successful but the method securing emotional sustenance is secretive and occult.
Therefore for Vrischika-Chandra nativities during Sade-Sati, it can be especially challenging to reach the essential moment of honest decision. Honesty and directness are traits of the simple-minded warrior Mesha, not of the devious and shrewd investigator Vrischika. When Chandra occupies the neechchamsha, one holds (Chandra) on to the habitual camouflage, hoping to sustain the appearance of passive integration with one's conventional environment, and hoping to sustain the subterranean scheme of hidden resources as well. Eventually however Shani's pressure becomes so relentless and so inescapable that Chandra_Vrischika capitulates.
In Vrischika, lord Shanaicarya seems particularly destructive because He utilizes the sudden, forced, often shocking (esp in Vishaka) narrative of Vrischika in order to execute His payback agenda. Shani feels threatened in a rashi of Mangala and His actions may become more devious here than usual.
during Vimshottari periods of Chandra, the Thula-related agenda creates a nutrient drain (12th-from) upon the emotional vitality
Energy-drainers = emotional losses and erosion of identity + vital life-force power =
6th-from Vrischika = disagreement-distrust-dispute-divorce = Mesha
Since Mangala cannot see Mangala as an enemy, one is usually in cahoots with the adversary.
Einstein collaborated with his estranged wife to publish his papers. Mrs. Roosevelt collaborated with her estranged husband to govern the nation.
the secret-keepers (Vrischika) = somewhat inimical to one 's healthy emotional identity
Mangala = also L-1, therefore one 's own personality is very personally involved in the problem
Vrischika-Chandra suffers built-in conflict with sexual and athletic competitors. They can suffer intense jealousy and rage.
Adversaries = agents of Mesha
problematic 6th-from-Chandra= rashi of Mesha
Graha in Mesha represent emotional adversaries
L-6+L-1 Mangala = Vrischika-Chandra implicitly feels imbalanced, annoyed and upset with:
Vrischika Chandra is the most challenging emotional condition because that which one naturally dislikes, matters of Mesha, are a core component of self -- the L-6 and the L-1 are both Mangala, and Mangala is an inherently adversarial, warlike, aggressive malefic graha. Women with Vrischika Chandra have a stronger tendency to favor female-female relationships, as they generally dislike the shenanigans of men.
Neechcha Vrischika-Chandra = shad-ashtaka 6-8 fromMesha. one dislikes that which is natural in oneself (birth, blood, the physical body) One is never at emotional peace with oneself. Vrischika-Chandra, no matter how lovely on the outside, is prone to internal emotional body-image conflict (cf. Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston.).
The place which is 6th from Chandra
Predisposition to Injury and Accident
|L-8 = Budha = neutral toward lagnesha Mangala however Mangala feels animosity toward verbose, rationalizing Budha||
Emotional core (Chandra) is geared to invasive action and secretive methods for wresting control . One experiences upheaval of destruction and rebirth of the emotional identity via Budha-style argumentative harassment.
17-year long Vimshottari periods of Budha are particularly difficult for the control-needy Vrischika Chandra.
Budha periods = conditions of sudden emotional identity change induced by arguments, litigation, discussions, broken contracts, frustration, fighting, verbal contest, bickering, quarreling, actions of siblings and team-mates, matters of publication and announcement, writing and media production.
Details of the circumstances of the catastrophic change are indicated by the rashi and bhava of Budha
Budha mahadasha starts at birth for Chandra Jyestha; in teens approx for Chandra-Anuradha, and in mid-life for Chandra-Vishaka.
Badhaka angle for a Sthira rashi = 9th from Vrischika-Chandra = Karkata = badhesha = Chandra
Letter to a client who feared the evil consequences of fallen Moon in sahaja bhava.
Q: Fallen Moon in the 3rd house should be a serious problem. Why?
A: Moon is the seat of emotion (in the grand sense of emotion that includes all feelings, reactions, hopes, dreams, expectations, aspirations, etc.)and thus Moon hugely influences our perceptions. Our reality is created by our perceptions. So, when this HUGE astrological influence, the Moon, occupies Scorpio, Moon is dominated and controlled by the lord of Scorpio, who is Mars. Mars regulates the reptile brain - our fight or flight response. They say the reptile brain doesn't solve problems, it attacks them. :)
Imagine the constraint imposed by Kuja, upon our poor perceptive Moon. The person has limited permission to just "be"and has to "do" almost constantly. Of course, Moon in Scorpio helps a productive, materially-oriented career tremendously. And, it can be a useful placement for a surgeon, investigative journalist, or anyone who professionally digs into hidden causes, into motivesand secret roots of things... but these folks, while often serving society usefully in distinguished careers, may not have much inner peace at all.
That's why, from an astrological-philosophical value system that puts peace, balance, meditative awareness, consciousness, relaxed enjoyment etc. at the top of the scale, Moon in Scorpio is somewhat problematic - basically, it predisposes the person to a reactive style, tends toward unconscious selfishness/ego attachment, making others conform to one's expectations, etc. Of course these are very broad generalizations but it's possible to see why the Jyotisha value system would evaluate a very creative, productive, competitive, reactive, alpha type of emotional disposition as being counterproductive to the meditative quest for peace and satisfaction that the opposite "exalted" Moon in Taurus is likely to provide.
But here in the west where career is very important and we are not generally raised to consider a balanced peace to be very important, Moon in Scorpio contributes to some remarkable public success!
Moon being in the 3rd house heightens the emotional power of your mental processes. It gives excellent business intuition, great sensitivity to the thoughts and needs of others in small group undertakings. Basically all of modern business is conducted in meetings, and you are very "on" in most meetings/conferences/seminars/phone calls/video conferences etc. because your psycho-emotional perception machine turns on "high" in the region of third-house matters. Third Domain rules younger siblings and/or the sibling group as a whole. In your case it is the sibling group as a whole because your Moon happens to be the 11th lord that rules older siblings too.
From early sibling communication/ego-definition patterns we learn to define ourselves in a group. As adults we use those sibling-group strategies over and over again. You'll find that in work teams of 3-7 people, the team members you work with most closely will always assume a role formerly held by your siblings. We just recreate those sibling patterns over and over indefinitely!
Having been born with the Vrischika Chandra, you have the advantage of a powerful early, deep, intense psycho-emotional relationship with a sibling that allowed you to hone your perceptual skills very finely.
This is later a huge advantage in business team-work, any form of communication intuitive especially but also all the external forms like corporate communications, conducting meetings, organizing people into productive teams etc. You quickly get a strong "hit" on what the individual members really want and can always turn a profit (11th house power) from your group communications.
Now, that all sounds good and it *is*! The traditional Scorpio-Moon-3rd-house problems emerge ONLY with the lower consciousness type of person (who are unfortunately form the majority).
Problems can arise for Scorpio Moon in third house when, lacking awareness of the effect of their actions on others, the person inadvertently understands that their natural gift for profiting from their shrewd, sensitive judgment of others' true motives = a mandate to control others.
There can be a default tendency to prefer materially gainful relationships to spiritually nourishing relationships; all of which works great for career development but tends to make the person sad and regretful after retirement. It is particularly a poor prognosis for deathbed regret.
The reason I so casually mentioned on your tape "oh, and usually that's a problem" without developing my description of the dire problems of a Scorpio Moon is that your rashi chart has a very effective correction of the default condition.
This correction is your very auspicious Jupiter in Cancer in the 11th Domain - a magnificent planet that brings wealth, wisdom, grace, good public relations, generosity, humor, and beautiful children.
Jupiter in Cancer in the 11th house has an excellent, improving effect on the otherwise tending-toward-exploitive/manipulative/greedy Moon.
This marvelous Jupiter indicates you have been active in charitable giving for many lifetimes, motivated by generosity and compassion not just "do-gooding".
Also in the current life, the more involvement you are able to have with the worldwide undertaking of feeding the poor, the more benefits, spiritual and material, will continue to come your way.
Rather a long answer ... but one you have been patiently waiting for. Moon in Scorpio is normally a bad thing emotionally because it disturbs inner peace. In Sahaja-bhava-3 Vrischika-Chandra can pollute communications when natural instinct to plumb human motivation can be misused to generate a commercial advantage. But in your case, these errors are largely eliminated by a warm and generous Jupiter. Overall you are left with the sensitivity, profitability, and group communications skill that the third house connotes, and due to your authentic concern for the welfare of others you leave the traditional troubles behind.
Chandra in Vrischika Rashi
"These people are not on the surface.
Their real character is hidden deep within them, by no means apparent to
They are strong and selfish, jealous and vindictive, bold and aggressive, hard-hearted and ruthless. They never forget a fancied wrong and must have vengeance, the thought and design of which they will muse on and develop over a period of years, if necessary.
They have the set purpose and determination of the opposite sign Taurus, but not the same frankness and openness of motive. They make powerful and ruthless adversaries, but are too secretive to make good friends, since even a friend of long standing will not know the true nature of a Moon in Scorpio individual.
In business they rise to positions of authority through their determination and their will-power, which is strong. They have the aggressiveness of Moon in Aries persons, but their forces are more sustained and they have more endurance.
They are very passionate and possessive and are capable of making plans years in advance, to accomplish their desires. Their passionate natures lead them into many difficulties and where women are concerned they are quite without any sense of chivalry.
They expect a struggle and glory in it, but ruthlessly push aside all obstacles to the fulfillment of their desires. This passionate powerful nature, however, can be used to great advantage in other directions, but it must be remembered that these people are never altruistic in their motives, and although they may appear to be using their inherent forces for the good of humanity. their own ambitions are the main issue.
They are secret sinners and there may be dark chapters in their lives, which the world knows nothing about. They are extremely interested in the occult sciences and the devotees of black magic are quite often found with Moon in Scorpio.
They make excellent surgeons and research chemists.
They are usually dark in complexion, with large aquiline features, and may have a birthmark or scar on the face or head. They have small hands and feet, short necks and hairy bodies.
They must be careful of infection and should never drink intoxicating liquors. They should live close to the water.
Their gem is Coral and their favorable day is Tuesday. "
Chandra in Vrischika Rashi
"Small figures, usually fat and rather heavy
with fair or dark complexions, depending on other planetary aspects, but
marked particularly in each case by superfluous
hair on the face and body.
The body is not well proportioned but is either angular and ungainly or short, plump and irregular. Short necks in each case.
These women are arrogant, proud, and quite jealous and vindictive. Their morals are loose or altogether bad, and among many other vices, they indulge in drinking to excess. They have plenty of endurance, however, and strong constitutions, and are usually so robust that in spite of their excesses they live to an old age.
shrewd to the point of craftiness, and have deep
passionate natures capable of conceiving and carrying out any crime of
revenge or passion, unless modified by favorable indications elsewhere
in the chart. Intrigue
Intrigueis food and life to them, and they y are often used as spies. They have little or no tender sentiments, but are rather cold-blooded and heartless. They are extremely proud and arrogant.
They have many secret friends and associates, and may become wealthy by various questionable methods.
Their diseases are almost always peculiar to the generative organs and to the throat. They are also easily affected by infectious diseases, such as small-pox, chicken-pox, etc. "
for Chandra in Vrischika Rashi
"A particularly unfortunate period, during which the cards seem stacked
against the person with Moon in Scorpio at birth. He will be far from
happy during this period.
He will be discontented, continually worried over finances, and may become very bitter and disgruntled with the world and the people in it.
He will become estranged from his relatives and may be separated entirely from his family. He may experience poverty at certain times during this period.
Unless he is particularly careful of his diet for some years prior to the beginning of this period, a functional disorder of the stomach may assert itself at this time, and it may become so aggravated that an operation will be found necessary. "
"In Tibetan there is no word for "emotion."
Bearing in mind that the fundamental goal of Buddhist practice is the achievement of nirvana, when you study the mind what you're really concerned with is what specific mental states impede the accomplishment of that end.
That's what the six primary states and twenty derivative states (the unwholesome mental factors) all have in common. Some are emotions and some are not, but it doesn't really matter.
In contrast, modern psychology does not have the aim of nirvana. My conjecture, in terms of trying to understand why the West places such a strong emphasis on identifying emotion, is that, going back to the Enlightenment, even as far back as Aquinas, there is an enormous priority placed on reason and intelligence.
You have two categories that are set in opposition to each other. The fact that there is a specific term for emotion in Western thought does not necessarily imply that there was a special emphasis placed on understanding the nature of emotion.
Perhaps initially the motive for labeling something as emotion was to enhance reason by identifying something that is unreasonable, something that is irrational. "
file update: 19-May-2013
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