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1979-1989 * Moral Majority


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Director of Liberty University

Rev. Jerry Falwell

a.k.a. Jerry Lamon Falwell

Earthbody-Entry Friday-11-Aug-1933

Earthbody-Exit 15-May-2007 (age 73)


1979-1989 Moral Majority political activist, televangelist * university director * Rev. Jerry Falwell * 1933-2007

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

born on Saptami * Krishna Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Krittika * Pleyades * Riksya * Agneya

BPL commentary

For Krittika births of a masculine valence, the condition of radiant, romantic, intelligent, creative, idealistic, central, confident, gaming, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya may considerably affect the outcome.

Father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of the Pleyades. Their purpose is confidence-raising and light-bringing in creative pursuit of values fulfillment.

Radiant Certainty

Agneya-born gentlemen are often found in politics, in gambling and speculation, or in creative finance.Natural dramatists, Riksya-born are brightly idealistic and self-directed seekers of attention.

Mesha pada 1 represents nakshatrapathi Surya's empowerment in romance and celebrity entitlements. In the rashi of Champion Mangala, sparkling Surya asserts radiant genius. Typically pada 1 are dramatists, politicians, royalty, celebrity, creative artists, and unique charismatic figures.

Vrishabha-pada-2-3-4 express the tension between two-party bargainer Zukra versus one-party autocratic singular nakshatrapathi Surya. Often the intelligence of pada 2-3-4 is focused into the Values-fulfilling sectors of banking and finance, natural resource conservation, music, wines and perfumes, arts, and beauty. Depending on Yogakaraka Shani ruler of 9+10, the Vrishabha pada of Krittika have a stronger propensity toward government positions.

Themes of self-importance, individual entitlement, creativity, and confidence may contextualize Krittika's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Krittika

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 80

"a proud, dignified, and honorable person

  • - an executive type.

He is very ambitious and eager for power

  • and has the ability to achieve his desires.

He has an innate sense of the importance of his destiny .

He expects everything to come to him as his due

  • and usually gets what he sets out to obtain ."


Jerry Falwell in the 1980's delivering a tele-sermon

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha

Zukra Mahadasha * age birth until 19.2

11-Aug-1933 flesh-birth * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti * Zukra-4 lagnesha

10-Oct-1948 grieved decease of father, Carey Hezekiah Falwell (Jerry's age 15) * Zukra-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 12th-from-Surya

1950 begin studies at Lynchburg College * Zukra-Ketu chidradasha * Zukra-yuti-Ketu-4 close to home, schooling

Surya Mahadasha * age 19.2 until 25.2

20-Jan-1952 doctrinal religious conversion (age 18.5) * Surya-Rahu bhukti

1956 diploma earned from (unaccredited) Baptist Bible College * Surya-Zukra chidradasha * Zukra-yuti-Ketu-4 unaccredited

1956 ordained as a Baptist minister ** Surya-Zukra chidradasha * Zukra-yuti-Ketu-4 Zukra lagnesha, cultural roots

Chandra Mahadasha * age 25.2 until 35.2

1956 begin the Old Time Gospel Hour radio program * Chandra-Chandra swabhukti * Chandra rules 3-radio, messaging

12-Apr-1958 celebrated wedding * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Thula-Mesha * R-K contact Chandra-Meza

17-June-1962 (Jerry's age 29) celebrated the birth of child-1 * Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 9-children

Mangala Mahadasha * age 35.2 until 42.2

1971 founded Liberty University * Mangala-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-4 * digbala lagnesha

Rahu Mahadasha * age 42.2 until 60.2

28-Apr-1977 (Jerry's age 44) grieved the decease of mother Helen Virginia Beasley * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 12th-from-Chandra

1979 begins Moral Majority organization * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules Rahu-10 organizational leadership * Shani-9 rules 9 ideology, doctrine

Nov-1980 acknowledged as a leading political agent using hidden funds transfer to ensure the election of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan ** Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules Rahu-10 organizational leadership ++ Shani controls 9 = public-agency 10th-from-Chandra-Bharani (monies)

Apr-1987 highly publicized takeover of the disgraced competitor Praise The Lord (PTL) televangelist ministry * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-yuti-Ketu contract-dissolver, rules 6-litigation

Oct-1987 suddenly quits the PTL * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rogesha * Zukra-yuti-Ketu unsustainable deals

Guru Mahadasha * age 60.2 until decease age-73

15-May-2007 decease via myocardial infarction, at his work-desk (age 73) * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

Distinctive features of the Nativity

Moral Majority 1933-2007 Rev. Jerry Falwell * Kuja-yuti-Guru* agreed to supply the majority Christian White Evangelical vote and fund USA 1980-1984 national elections. Agreements were not legalized due to Zukra-yuti-Ketu

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Karkata * Azlesa * Bhanu * ray of light
  • Surya in bhava-3 * center of commerce, intelligence for reports, announcements, descriptions, * brightly explaining, administrative entitlements, focus on communication, eye on management of messaging
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, creatively intelligent sibling-cohort, radiantly descriptive, articulate in drama and games, self-confident announcements, talks about politics


rules bhava-3 communications = radio-television-evangelism. Surya-3 radio-television, advertising, communications, commerce

Surya-3 business administration, management, messaging

Surya rules Arudha lagna 4-schooling, old ways, rural customs * 4-security, familiarity, home-culture, old times, way of life


Jerry Falwell's father Mr. Carey Hezekiah Falwell was a farmer. Surya-Karkata occupies the defensive, culturally-rooted, routine-loving, patriotic, nationalistic, comfort-seeking, home-loving, foundational, property-owning 4th-from-Chandra.

Dad was also a businessman who operated a bordello Surya in bhava-3 ,Surya-3 rules Zukra-yuti-Ketu-4. Dad secretly sold bootleg liquor (Zukra liquor * Ketu bootleg) during US Prohibition Surya-Azlesa rules Zukra-yuti-Ketu women, money, liquors Ketu-dispersed and disregarding criminal consequences.

Dad was also a fratricidal murderer, Dad was drunk when the father shot and killed his own brother.

Unlike his devout son, Dad was an agnostic alcoholic who died of liver cancer. Yet Dad was never jailed or cited for infractions. Budha rules 5-political associations.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Meza * comforted by rhythmic forward pursuit
  • Chandra in Bharani * Yamuna* comforted by carrying valuable burdens * protectors of assets, treasuries, contractual trust, natural resources, reserves
  • Chandra in classroom-12 * comfort in contemplation, familiar with interiority, research enclosures, soothed by imagination, calming routine intuition, Other-Worldly spaces, privacy; undulating dreams

Chandra in Bharani the securer of values occupies bhava-2 family assets


Chandra-12 rules Surya in home-based 4th-from-Chandra. Jerry Falwell's mother was a quiet churchgoer. Mom was said to have provided young Jerry and his siblings with an anchoring amount of maternal stability and she is cited as the source of his cultural foundations.

Surya-and-Chandra occupy the dignified 4-10 angle suggesting a mutually respectful relationship between Mother (Soma) and Father (Surya).

Chandra in Bharani in 10th-from-Surya suggests that a sanctuary-seeking but financially capable (Bharani) mom provided the public face for dad. Mom would have valued the financial benefits of her marriage and supported her husband's activities, while perhaps maintaining a moralistic (Chandra) public facade.

Soothing Somana-12 imagination prayer rules 3-commerce, message delivery, radio-television

During Chandra Mahadasha age 23 until 33, American televangelist fundamentalist Christian preacher Jerry Falwell built a radio-television empire that commanded an audience of millions. His listeners displayed Chandra traits such as sentimental, rural, Bible-Belt customs of the southern USA (Karkata, farming).

His mom's heritage was of these folk, whose rhythms of life and agricultural customs had seemingly been left behind by industrialization, urbanization, and erosion of the old liturgical calendar. This audience furthermore tended to be socially isolated, often elderly and shut-ins (12) who pined for the Old Days Old Ways. Chandra in Bharani -12 fantasies.

Familiar, Soothing Chandra-12 meets a Need

Falwell would have been intimately familiar with the yearning to return to the more secure values (Bharani) of a more predictable, more rhythmically seasonal, agricultural past. Shani-9 doctrine old times in 10th-from Chandra-12 Bharani dreamlike meanings.

Chandra-12 evokes the soothing fantasies of the land-rooted, comfort-seeking audience grounded through their old agrarian roots, ruts, routines.

His most famous radio-television program and fundraising platform was the Old Time Gospel Hour which delivered the familiar, soothing rhythms of rural church services in a modern radio-television format. Shani-9 mutual drishti with Surya-yuti-Budha Karkata-3 television .

Familiar face, familiar feelings, familiar routine

His familiar square face = alternately soothing-or-angry voice (atmakaraka Kuja-Kanya drishti to Chandra-12) Sermons and songs were delivered every day at the same predictable time on the television or radio schedule. This experience offered the perfect consoling communications for the shut-ins, isolated, sequestered audiences (Rahu-10 in 11th-from-Chandra = the profit opportunity)

Falwell's audience believed that their small contributions Shani-9 drishti to 11 contributions -- which added up in the millions per month -- were being used to rescue a morally decrepit nation. Primarily consisting of invalids and rural poor, they donated enthusiastically to his fundraising campaigns that promised to stabilize (Chandra) America's drifting moral foundations (Chandra).

Empowered swakshetra Rahu-Kumbha-10 in the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra gave Falwell mesmerizing power as the face of the mission (mission 3).. Isolated, often elderly and low education folks could watch and donate money from the comfort of their homes.

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership * 7th from Chandrana-12

On the same night and in the same church as his 20-Jan-1952 doctrinal religious conversion (age 18.5), Falwell met his future wife.

Falwell married once during Chandra-Rahu bhukti in 1958. Three children were born into the marriage. The couple enjoyed a lifetime union that was uninterrupted by legal divorce or public disagreement. Although Rev. Falwell was a national media figure identifiable by most Americans during the decades of his career, his spouse was a virtually unknown personality who remained anonymous. Falwell remained legally married to spouse-1 for nearly 50 years until his decease. Unlike many televangelists whose marriage partnership was prominently featured in their public profile, the wife of Jerry Falwell remained a socially and professionally non-allied background figure, not a partner in the mission. Zukra-yuti-Ketu-4 rules 7th-from-Chandra, suggesting an apathetic, medicated, or disengaged spouse.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka


  • Mangala-Kanya * vigorous pursuit of logical argumentation * proactive medication * thrust toward service * push toward unfairness * champion of litigious accusation
  • Mangala in bhava-5 * drive toward creativity, pursuit of games, invasive drama, display dynamics, aggressive or sporting children, energized by romantic and political conquests, productive intelligence
  • Kuja-yuti-Guru * multiple competitions, many brother-figures, energized growth, dynamic generosity, masculine force joins optimistic expansion, champion of humanistic worldview, potential for aggressive preaching, indoctrinating actions

Kuja-5 rules 7-Bargains and Deals + Kuja-5 rules drishti Chandra in Bharani -12 = pulsating emotional vigor

Kuja-yuti-Guru -5 speculative finance, gaming, celebrity

7-Bargains and Deals * arrangements, contracts, agreements * negotiations, vows, covenant, pledges, promises

Fallwell is considered to have master-crafted the alliance between fundamentalist Christian voters and the USA Republican party, ensuring the 1980 election and 1984 re-election of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan

Kuja-yuti-Guru occupies the emotionally contentious, adversarial, argumentative 6th-from-Chandra ++ Chandra is ruled by Kuja-5

Kuja has a controlling stake in the personality due to ruling-and-aspecting Chandra Add to Mangala's influence the fact that Kuja-yuti-Guru puts the combined rulers of 7-8--11-12 into the political 5th bhava = a powerful career in creative performance ++ doctrine (Guru) with a bit of bullying (Kuja-Kanya) and a competitive approach to life.

Throughout his adult life, Rev. Falwell was constantly in the lawcourts. Usually in litigation he emerged as the winner. He frequently sued for libel.

Kuja-5 rules the secretive, camouflaged, revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra = emotional impetus toward hidden assets, hidden relationships, hidden power

The combined energies of 7-8--11-12 enter the argumentative and accusatory (Kanya) bhava-5 entertainments. Multiplied by Brihaspati's natural largesse, Falwell's preaching narrative of angry blaming, cajoling, and dramatic complaining had dynamically expanded

Kuja-5 drishti to 8-secrets, 11-revenues, 12-Chandra

during Mangala Mahadasha * age 35 until 45. This powerhouse yoga effectively energizes the aggressive, confrontational preaching against Unbelievers and Modernists that distinguished Falwell's ministry.

Falwell positioned himself as a champion (Mangala) of the white, aging, segregationist, racist, minimally literate, fundamentalist Christians demographic. This demographic felt (Chandra) victimized by their declining quality of life, as evidenced primarily by the social class which had been beneath them (black slaves and black underclass) seeming to rise in status.

Kanya narrative = unfair, accusatory.

Kanya-graha tend to prefer criticizing others and fomenting disagreement, rather than promoting resolutions that are agreeable or fair.

Falwell's radio and TV talk shows in the 1970's featured an accusatory (Kanya) critical, anti-minority and anti-choice, "Religious Right" style of argumentation based on a fundamentalist biblical exegesis (Shani-9 conservative exegesis).

Aggressive criticism Mangala-Kanya

Falwell's aggressive accusatory rhetoric provided a focus for the audience's feelings of injustice (Kuja-Kanya). He vigorously (Mangala) denounced (Kanya) the social justice campaigns of fellow Christian pastor USA Civil Rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King, and in later years mounted a bitter narrative against LGBTQ+ persons and their civil rights.

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-3 * narrative of cohort, siblings, announcements * discusses commerce, management, reporting, administration, describer of detailed information, explainer of publication, delivers instructions for books, scripts, lyrics, media-messaging, talks about communications, sales, marketing, advertising, manufacturing, process, collaboration, teamwork
  • 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, talkative father


  • Dhanapathi-2 = Budha in bhava-3 * capitalization (2) of self-owned business (3)

Broadcasting Budha-3 rules 2-values, speech, face ++ 5-politics, entertainment, drama, creative performance

Busy Budha rules 3 + 6 from Chandra in Bharani

Budha rules Karakamsha Kanya-5 containing the optimistic, productive, expansive, exploitative, criticizing pair Kuja-yuti-Guru

Budha-3 creates entertainment (5) from televised, radio broadcast of 2-speeches, sermons, , songs, hymns, stories, history. Pushyami Budha speaks in the mainstream style, eschewing modern expressions.

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Kanya * much ministry of service, many servants + employees, much labor, many argumentations, much medication, exploitable beliefs, doctrine of humility
  • Guru in bhava-5 * much creativity, many intelligences, many entitlements, numerous games, much speculation, many performances, extensive self-glorification. Children identified with paradigmatic beliefs. Expansion of politics, development of drama. Optimistic in romance., extensive self-glorification. Children identified with paradigmatic beliefs. Expansion of politics, development of drama. Optimistic in romance.
  • Guru-yuti-Mangala bhratri-karaka * multiple brother-figures, expansive conquests, much humanistic progressive-invasive philosophy, large-scale competitions, vigorous champion of doctrine and belief
Dhanayoga: Guru-5 rules-11

Benevolent Brihaspati rules = catechism of belief = rules 8-secrets ++ rules 11-revenues

Benevolent Brihaspati rules 9+12 from Chandra in Bharani -12

Two dushtamshapthi Guru-yuti-Mangala -5

= rulers of 7-8-11-12 join in bhava-5 politics, drama, entertainment, speculative finance

Randhresha Guru-Kanya hides activities of politics-5 for mutual benefit

For nearly two decades, under auspice of randhresha Guru, using the USA federal tax (8) exemptions which protect religious organizations, Falwell transformed abundant (8) charitable donations into a political boon (Guru-5) His political beneficiaries, in turn, prevented tax-authority inquiry into his organization's finances.

His tax-free (Guru-5 triues 8-taxes) political fundraising (Guru-5 rules 11 fundraising) cloaked in religious disguise (Brihaspati sacred teachings) set a high standard for bold leadership in the televangelism industry

Randhresha Guru the Non-Discloser behind a veil of cheerful secrecy produced tax-free revenues with no transparency and no punitive consequences. Falwell never came under investigation for tax fraud, never went to jail, and unlike most fellow televangelists never suffered scandal or disgrace

A significant element of his political empowerment was his ability to gather untaxed monies under camouflage of religious ministry. By clever legal argumentation (Kanya) Falwell and his advisors were able to camouflage political campaign monies ( to appear to be un-taxed religious donations. Eventually the US Treasury department intervened, yet Falwell was never convicted of any crime.

Combine with

  • Rahu-Kumbha-10 ambition for power using electronic networks drishti into 2-banking + 4-homeland roots + 6-crime, exploitation, misdeeds.
  • Shani-9-Makara in 10th-from-Chandra virtually ensures that Falwell's public reputation would remain unsullied because the facts of the case would remain legally (Makara) obscured behind lawful camouflage..

Guru-5 occupies the emotionally contentious 6th-from-Chandra indicating an argumentative, accusatory, toxic entertainment venture (5) based in Kanya's blaming, scapegoating, and criticisms.

Guru-5 Physique * from athlete to portly

Teenage Jerry Falwell was a baseball athlete . As a highschooler, he was recruited to join a professional baseball league. In middle and later age, Reverend Falwell came to suffer from obesity. Atmakaraka athletic Mangala expanded by generous Guru ++ Guru casts drishti upon lagna-1 (portliness).

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka


  • Zukra-Singha * appreciation of royal confidence, pleasures of radiant central roles, enjoys intellectual display, brightly theatrical arrangements
  • Zukra-4 * digbala * pleasure of home-based routines; enjoys domestic equity, feminine-figures are prominent in the home environment, appreciation of owned properties
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * gracious dissolution, dispersed beauty, sweet surrender, empty negotiated unions, disintegrating contracts


Ketu-4 offers freedom from constraint in schooling. Financial matters in funding of Liberty University = contradictory due to the anti-government rhetoric yet students and leadership demand government scholarships, loans, and public funding. Yet this incoherence is not challenged (Ketu) by the financial-aid funding agencies.

Founded in 1971 during Falwell's Mangala-Zukra bhukti, Liberty University promotes an anti-government rhetoric. Yet while training generations of students to view the governing principle of separation of Church and State with contempt, this institution continues to accept millions of dollars in government aid every year

For Mesha-Chandra, sweets-seeking Zukra rules financial 2nd (capital) ++ 7th (contracts) -from-Chandra-lagna

As always for Vrishabha lagna nativities, sweet-seeking Zukra = BOTH lagnesha + rogesha. The sweets may become toxic.

Zukra occupies the political 5th-from-Chandra

  • Zukra rules Thula-6 crime, malfeasance, victim narrative, exploitation ++ Zukra-yuti-Ketu dispersed boundaries in matters political (Simha) money (Zukra)
  • Simbha-Zukra located in political 5th-from-Chandra
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu dispersed boundaries in matters of promise and agreement + Zukra rogesha disputes, treachery, broken promises

Zukra-yuti-Ketu Falwell was noted for making and breaking contracts and promises in the areas of finance and alliance.

Zukra-yuti-Ketu * Zukra = grace * Ketu = disgrace

During Rahu-Zukra bhukti in 1987, Falwell expediently (Rahu drishti into Zukra) agreed to assume leadership (Rahu-10) of the disgraced but profitable PTL televangelism empire. Six months later -- still in Zukra bhukti -- Falwell walked out of the organization (Ketu abandonment).


lagnesha Zukra with disconnector Ketu in Simha = heart ailment

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

Yogakaraka ruler of 9+10

  • Shani-Makara-Draco * old hierarchies, pressured duty, old rules, pressured knees-calves, imposed laws, proletarian laws, must govern with scarce resources
  • Shani in Bhava-9 * Structured, orderly, time-conscious paradigm of belief. One must preach the old doctrine, old principles; punitive, unyielding ideologies, cautious, conventional father-figures; tense and fearful religious teachers, chronic rigidity of worldview; heavy legacy pressure against freely chosen convictions. Resistance to new teachings. Preacher's fatigue. Resentment toward changes in catechism. Intolerance for sacerdotal innovation. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as high priest, guru-figure, professor, rabbi, sermonizer, proselyte, Old Believer.

Leadership responsibilities in university-9 ++ corporate order-10

hardworking, change-resisting Shani

  • rules 9-doctrine
  • ++ 10-leadership
  • ++ Shani occupies career-defining, social-ordering, leadership-seeking 10th-from-Chandra

Shani-9-Makara in career 10th-from-Chandra ensures a long-lasting and influential public career in the fields of theology, preaching, indoctrination, humanistic sciences, ideology, beliefs

Despite being involved in nefarious financial schemes, Falwell maintained high public dignity throughout his life

During the course of lifetime of holding public positions, Falwell became a very wealthy man Yet his treasury is locked into legal trusts so that potential for exposure of hypocrisy and scandal are lawfully blocked. Shani is lawful.

Shani-9 drishti to 11 ++ drishti to Surya-Budha- 3 ++ drishti to 6 exploitations

Falwell's teleministry fundraising campaigns(Surya + Budha-3) appealed to low-mobility and elderly listeners and other socially rigid constituents (Shani)) who feared social change. Donations from this sangha -- small, humble donations - efficiently collected via the economic network of Rahu-10 -- funded his evangelistic and political-gambling ventures

Shani-Makara-9 maintainer of doctrinal uniformity. in 11th-from-11th builds a revenue base from the congregation of believers. Shani's power engages the community of the fearful

Shani monolithic uniformity vs. USA cultural-religious plurality

Falwell's fundraising campaigns promised donors that their support would help to impose (Shani) the singular cultural morality of predominantly rural-Christian ethnic-white folkways via the mandates of legal institutionalization (Shani).

National no-exceptions legislation (Shani) to enforce a single local moral code

it is a perpetual cycle in pluralistic Euro-America where Mithunaya-ruled commercially driven mixed populations are occasionally beset by a fervently legislative moralistic movement. It is allowed because Shani is a friend of America's planetary patron Budha. However, these campaigns (for example, Prohibition) no matter how sanctimonious allways fail due to the underlying pluralistic fabric of the nation.

Falwell saw opportunity (Rahu) to capitalize on the Shani populations who fear variety (Guru) and choice (Surya).

The obedient congregants (Shani-9) wanted to enforce legalization (Shani) of a single ethnic morality (Chandra receives drishti of Shani) despite and in disregard of the historic assurance of separation of Church and State established in the USA constitution.

Within the USA's pluralistic society and given the long history of constitutional law in the USA, naturally their dream would not manifest except temporarily until voted out (such as slavery, alcohol prohibition, and other anti-commercial regimes which were toppled by the overarching guidance of business-Budha.) Yet Shani does not surrender He only resists.

Shani-9 in 10th-from-Chandra also receives expansive, generous drishti of Guru-Kanya-5 = large numbers of humble folk who identify with a political narrative of accusation, exploitation, and imbalance

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

  • Rahu-Kumbha (swakshetra)* craving for community * mask of lawfully interlinked systems; fascinated by networks * seeks special importance via social participation programs, futurism; via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) friendliness
  • Rahu in bhava-10 * passion for leadership power * in swabhava of Sober Shani, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual iconic, symbolic, representational, government, executive authority, social status. Rahu-10 desires an important regulating role in materially privileged, socially visible ranks. Exciting, potentially fraudulent, opportunistic character of the leaders, bosses and government officials. Thrives in culturally-mixed legislative, executive settings. Rahu the Poseur may pose as a boss, an authority-figure, a decision-maker, a legislator, a tyrant. Rahu-10 trespasses the cultural boundaries of governance authority, social dignity. Thrilling hunger for high-recognition, empowered reputation, respect. Ambition of the father's family

Rahu in bhava-10 I leadership

Raised by an atheist father and never religious in his youth, Falwell underwent a doctrinal conversion at age 18.5 during the expedient Surya-Rahu bhukti. From that decisive moment forward, he understood himself to have been Chosen as a faith leader with a mass-communications (Kumbha) focus.

Rahu-10 the Impostor craves public respect

  • Falwell used "Doctor" as his personal title, referring to himself respectfully as "Dr. Falwell". Yet Mr. Falwell's academic credential consisted of a bachelor's diploma from an unaccredited college. He had never earned a university doctoral diploma (nor even started a doctoral study program.
  • Although he possesses no earned doctorate, Falwell adopted the professional authority title "doctor" (meaning Learned One).
  • Although he never served as a government official, either appointed or elected, Falwell claimed to represent the political governance (10) choices of millions of voters.

Rahu seeking profits via connecting (Kumbha) the isolated, invisible, needy populations of 12

As the inimitable coach-of-commerce Dale Carnegie famously declared, in order to make money in the USA one must "find a need and fill it"!

Here was the Need. Exacerbated by Rahu- in profit-seeking 11th from Chandra-12, Rahu's opportunistic quest for The Dream was motivated emotionally by community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Rahu-Kumbha-10 in 11th-from-Chandrahandra defines Falwell's future = shut-ins, elderly, and socially isolated audience.

Mesmerizing Rahu-10 the Leader-Opportunist

Rahu in bhava-10 opportunities via leadership, decision-making, executive powers suggests that Falwell saw his best chance for social mobility (Rahu) via outreach (Kumbha) to national audience

A remarkable percentage of his listeners were elderly shut-ins and invalids with no physical access to a social community. In olden days, their social life would have materialized mainly in context of weekly attendance in a physical congregation of worship. It was at church that they met friends and extended family, and in that fellowship they reinforced their whole-person well-being. Their need for familiar connection through values-based worship was easily exploitable by a Rahu-Kumbha economic systems genius such as Falwell.

The mechanism displays typical Rahu genius.

  • The membership (Kumbha groups) connected to the outside world only via television or radio broadcast
  • they completed the exchange-linkage by telephone to give their financial donation, thus satisfying their need for community and creating a route for economic participation in a social cause
  • However in fact these donors remained anonymous (Kumbha) except to the telephone receptionist who issued them a donor number


  • 1979 begins Moral Majority organization * Rahu-Shani bhukti
  • Nov-1980 acknowledged as a hidden, primary agent ensuring the election of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan * Rahu-Shani bhukti

Rahu-Kumbha-10 amplifies desire for executive empowerment in the Network of the Unseen, Invisible Economics f the Unseen, Opportunistic Rahu-Kumbha's ambition for privilege via marketplace linkage. Rahu enjoys maximum strength in Kumbha large assemblies, community, economic systems

Typical of loophole-slithering Rahu the Mixer, Falwell's Moral Majority movement sought to avoid entrapment by the legally embedded principles of US constitutional separation of Church and State -- while appearing (Rahu appearances) to uphold the "greater" sacred law..

Mixing the categories of private belief with public regulation, Falwell's Christian Nation initiative* mixed-and-stirred * matters of private religious conviction into the realm of public governance decisions about who may hold public office.

Rahu-10 expediently blurs reality, opportunistically amplifies the Illusion of Order

Despite the conventionalized outward personality conferred by a steady and hierarchical Shravana-Shani-9, Falwell's Rahu-10 shows a successfully opportunistic, marketplace (Kumbha) rule-breaker and risk-taker

Falwell argued (Kanya-Kuja-5 logical arguments in politics) that, under the doctrine of The Christian Nation, there was a principled justification for blurring the distinction (Rahu) between Church and State. The historical fact that the USA constitution specifically forbids that blurring was considered negotiable by Falwell .

Falwell was not the first and likely will not be the last to promote a Shani-style no-choices society = one-faith, one-language, one-ethnicity, one-political-party. However, the USA is a pluralistic society in reality. Shani's endless insistence upon social homogeneity is a permanent voice in American governance but it rarely succeeds due to the commercial pattern (Budha) being more authentic.

Rahu Mahadasha * age 42.2 until 60.2 * duration 18 years * 1973 until 1991

Structured by Rahu's ruler Shani-9 in 11th-from-11th, Falwell's campaign to mix matters of Church and State continued to mount from 1973 collapse of the conformity-seeking Nixon administration. From end of Nixon's regime, Falwell built himself an essential role in the nationwide conservative Republican political promotion of the 1980-1988 regime of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan.

Moral Majority Rahu-10

From 1978 until 1988, Falwell was one of the most powerful kingmakers of his day. He almost single-handedly delivered the fundamentalist Christian Moral Majority vote to the ascending politically conformist USA Republican party during the 1980 and 1984 Reagan-era elections

According to Wikipedia," In 1979, Falwell founded the Moral Majority, one of the largest political lobby groups for evangelical Christians in the United States. The group is credited with delivering two-thirds of the white, evangelical Christian vote to Ronald Reagan during the1980 presidential election."

Representing Shani's fear of individuality and creativity, the Moral Majority voting block - started in Rahu-Shani bhukti - demanded that winning candidates for social leadership must prove their religious convictions. Co-founder Paul Weyrich, Falwell himself, and the Moral Majority organization are considered to have had the decisive, controlling influence in the control and manipulation of the Conservative Christian voting-bloc.

The millions of dollars in funding that they contributed under the guise (Rahu) of tax-exempt religious donation was in fact used as political capital to subsidize the 1980 campaign of aging (Shani) Reagan.and Republican party operatives throughout the country.

Rahu-Kumbha's Mass Delusion

Although Reagan himself had no religious affiliation and he did not attend worship services at any time during his adulthood, nevertheless the power-brokers assured Falwell's faithful that Righteous Reagan was deeply committed to the cause of legally imposing their traditional values upon the nation. He wasn't, but that is the beauty of Smoke-and-Mirrors Rahu,

During the closure era chidradasha in 1990-1991, it was a foregone conclusion that the 1992 election would bring a Democratic win. Beginning with the administration of diversity-supporting POTUS-42 My Life 1946- Bill Clinton, Falwell's proposal to return modern USA to the historical time of European nationalized churches lost political viability.

At the end of Rahu Mahadasha, Falwell shuttered the Moral Majority operation. Falwell stopped most of his public political preaching as the Rahu chidradasha dwindled, in his late 50's.

Nevertheless, Falwell maintained until his death a recognizable profile as a an iconic figure in the centuries-old Bible Belt. This demographic represents a persistent bloc of folk resistance (Shani) to the Enlightenment principles of government underlying the USA Constitutional separation of Church and State. Friend and foe alike still refer to the infallible reverend as Pope Falwell, in respect to his iconic Shani-Rahu ability to lead and represent that bloc.

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Singha * dissociates from creative performance, incomplete entitlement, empty intelligence, dissolute brilliance, not limited by celebrity roles, ignores restriction on political opinion
  • Ketu in classroom-4 * ambivalent toward the homestead, absentee mother-figure, disregards local customs, dissolved property boundaries, wanders from home, irrelevance of the established folkways. One abandons the nationality, dismisses the parents, walks away from the ancestral routines.
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * surrendered arrangements, empty promises, disconnected negotiations, unsustainable contracts, apathetic music, disappointment and dissatisfaction in relationships

Ketu-4 occupies the political 5th-from-Chandra


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