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Viparita Raja Yoga

Harsha Yoga * L-8 or L-12 in bhava-6

Sarala Yoga * L-6 or L-12 in bhava-8

Vimala Yoga * L-6 or L-8 in bhava-12

Vocabulary for Raja Yoga


  • a king, sovereign, chief
  • best of its kind


turned round, reversed, inverted; inverse or reverse motion;

going backwards or in a reverse direction

being the reverse of anything; acting in a contrary manner, opposite, contrary to

going asunder or in different directions, various, different

perverse, wrong, contrary to rule

adverse, inauspicious, unfavourable

false, untrue

a perverse or unchaste woman

acting in a contrary manner or perversely

contrary-minded, having a perverted mind or impaired mental faculties

contrariety, inversion, counterpart

inverted sexual intercourse

contrary Ayana or progress of the sun from solstice to solstice

Vimala [L-12 in 8 -or- L-12 in 6]

  • stainless, spotless,

  • clean, bright, pure

Harsha [L-6 in 8 -or- L-6 in 12]

  • excitement, joy, pleasure, happiness

  • (literally, 'erection')

Sarala [L-8 in 6 -or- L-8 in 12]

  • straight (not crooked)

  • upright, sincere, candid, honest

Viparita Raja Yoga = in the right place at the right time when things go wrong.

  • Viparita Raja Yoga gives a sudden opportunity to gain worldly power through an unfortunate or negative situation.

  • For example, upheaval (8) in organizational ranks caused by the death or scandal (6) causing the loss (12) of a corporate officer, could provide the window of opportunity for sudden promotion.

  • When VRY applies, the obstacles which normally prevent one from obtaining benefits, such as enemies (6), conditions

Viparita Raja Yoga = fast and forceful.

Like Cinderella's magic pumpkin carriage and unlike normal Raja Yoga, VRY = situational and not constitutional.

VRY benefits do not sustain past the immediate occasion of the occurrence.

Other, deeper personality strengths must arise to sustain the moment of opportunity.

  • To maintain a VRY-type sudden, power-vacuum promotion, one must have the genuine skills to do the job.

  • The Viparita Raja Yoga only provides the shocking change in a fixed environment which opens the door to power; but to keep the power, one must have a genuine Raja combination somewhere else in the nativity -- else the pretender soon will be deposed.

  • sometimes the Viparita " crooked" Raja Yoga implies a degree of schadenfreude = taking pleasure at the ill fortune of others.

    But normally the VRY native is not a malicious person at all.

    Rather, some event which harms others through no fault of the native happens to create a positive opportunity in the native 's life. And as always the native must possess the necessary assets - wealth, character, alliances -- to develop and continue the Viparita Raja Yoga "window of opportunity".

    Otherwise, the moment of privilege will soon expire.

L-6 in 12 produces a peculiar but favorable Viparita Raja Yoga Broken trust, illicit activities, debts, etc are not exposed to the public (12, dissolution of identity)

Clandestine activities (12) with persons of marginalized status (6) are often degrading but these same socially disproportionate (6) relationships can surprisingly aid the meditation skills by showing a path to ego-dissolution via imagination and fantasies

Rules for Viparita Raja Yoga

lord of 6, lord of 8 or lord of 12 must occupy bhava-6, bhava-8 or bhava-12

  • the L-6 cannot be also L-1+ L-5, or L-9

  • the L-8 cannot be also L-1+ L-5, or L-9

  • the L-12 cannot be also L-1+ L-5, or L-9

in the dushthamsha wherein the Viparita Raja Yoga occurs (it can occur in 6, 8, or 12) no temporal benefic can be present in the dushthamsha (no L-1+L-5+L-9+L-10)


  • VRY does not apply with L-6 in 6+ L-8 in 8, or L-12 in 12

Parivartamsha = No VRY

VRY does not work properly when there is a parivartamsha

  • between L-6 and L-8

  • between L-6 and L-12

  • between L-8 and L-12.

The parivartamsha reinforces the L-6+L-8+L-12 so that the dushthamsha lord gets its negative powers restored.

  • 8th-from = destroys and rebirths the container of the life force

  • 12th-from= dissipates and dissolves the life force itself

Harsha Yoga

L-6 in bhava-8 * L-6 in bhava-12

L-6 * Surya in bhava-8

L-6 * Chandra in bhava-8

L-6 Mangala in bhava-8

L-6 Budha in bhava-8

L-6 Guru in bhava-8 * many transformations, much identity change

USA Pres-12 California Statehood Zachary Taylor yuti Rahu parivartamsha L-8 Shani

California-Gov 1975-83; 2011- Jerry Brown

"Turtle Island" environmentalist poet Gary Snyder

USA Pres-35 partner Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Archbishop of Canterbury 2002-2012 Rowan Williams

L-6 Shukra in bhava-8

"Total Surrender" 1910-1997 Mother Teresa of Kolkata * parivartamsha L-8 Chandra-6

"Just So Stories" 1865-1936 Rudyard Kipling + Surya + Guru + Mangala + Budha

L-6 Shani in bhava-8 * long life

"D'eux" balladeer Celine Dion + Surya yuti Rahu

USA Pres-37 partner Pat Nixon yuti Rahu

"de Mundi Systemate" 1642-1726 Isaac Newton * parivartamsha L-8 Guru-7

Bhagavan Shri 1879-1950 Ramana Maharshi of Arunachala * parivartamsha L-8 Guru-7

L-6 in bhava-12 private conflict "behind the scenes", foreign lands, clandestine actions

L-6 = Surya in bhava-12

USA Pres-01 American Revolution George Washington

L-6 = Chandra in bhava-12

Christian Science 1821-1910 Mary Baker Eddy

L-6 = Mangala in bhava-12

USA Pres-29 "Teapot Dome" Warren G. Harding + uttama-Shani + Budha + nichha-Surya

"Sophie's Choice" Meryl Streep + Budha

L-6 = Budha in bhava-12

Russia-Empress 1729-1796 Catherine the Great * parivartamsha L-12 Guru-3

USA Pres-28 "The State" Woodrow Wilson

"Organon" 1784-1843 homeopathy Samuel Hahnemann + Chandra + Surya yuti Ketu

Mormon Church 1805-1844 Joseph Smith

L-6 = Guru in bhava-12 * many meditations, much sanctuary, multiple enclosures

"Be Here Now" Baba Ram Dass

L-6 = Shukra in bhava-12

USA Pres-34 Interstate Highway System Dwight D. Eisenhower yuti Ketu

L-6 = Shani in bhava-12

USA Pres-13 "Crisis of 1850" Millard Fillmore

France-Emperor reign 1804-1815 Napoleon Bonaparte + Budha

"Gitanjali" 1861-1941 Rabindranath Tagore-Thakur

India-PM 1966-1977; 1980-84 Indira Gandhi * parivartamsha L-12 Chandra

"Hour of Decision" Rev. Billy Graham

"Be Here Now" Baba Ram Dass

"Play to Win" real-estate televisadero Donald Trump + Shukra

Prevents undue harm from those agents and environments which produce sickness, enemies, debt, war, enslavement, or pollution.

Harsha Yoga creates unique protection for those engaged in service, by preventing the harshest consequences of those highly unbalanced environments wherein the native has dedicated a ministry of service.

Found often in the nativities of medical professionals, those who handle implements of war or drugs, those who assist criminals, who help slaves or who engage in adversarial activities such as litigation which are intended to help.

One is largely protected from the usually dire consequences of involvement with exploitation, prostitution, pollution, criminals, drugs, disease, war, or poverty. Harmful events first negatively affect others, then a special door may open for the native.

One blessed by this yoga can profit from the sudden occurrence of a power vacuum.

  • The pattern often emerges several times during long incarnations.

When misfortune (6) befalls others and the native is well-prepared, a sudden vacancy may occur in a desirable position.

one may be able and indeed welcomed to step across the threshold, into a surprisingly (8) available opportunity.

Another and highly significant benefit of Harsha Yoga = almost guaranteed to escape legal conviction for crimes.

The L-6 (crimes) is plunged into the mysterious 8th bhava. Even when detailed accusations have been levied against the native, Prosecutors are generally unable to discover (8) adequate evidence to seal a conviction.

  • the Harsha Yogi will normally be able to evade hostile enemies through clever camouflage. "Theory of Relativity" Albert Einstein was able to escape the vicious Gestapo (6) of Nazi Germany during WW-2.

  • USA Pres-34 Interstate Highway System Dwight D. Eisenhower avoided the detection of the Nazi forces of occupies France when mounting the dangerous Normandy Invasion on "D-Day" in WW-2. His wartime extramarital affair (Shukra) and the parallel adventures of his wife (Shukra) were also successfully denied, preventing scandal.

  • in the grief and confusion following the 1963 assassination of her husband USA president-35 JF Kennedy, Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis -- a well-connected art appreciator (Vrishabha) -- was able to transport from the White House into her personal dwelling, a hidden quantity of precious art (Vrishabha-8) and elegant gifts. Most of these high-value items were given by foreign dignitaries to the USA president at official meetings; some had more historic origin. The White House asset-accounting procedures were inadequate in those days and wrongdoing (6) could not be proved. She was never asked to return these treasures to the government. However, after this event, the policy for outgoing presidents was clarified to ensure that gifts to the president are gifts to the nation, not to the individual.

  • Christian Science 1821-1910 Mary Baker Eddy was regularly accused of fraud and plagiarism but her influence was generally unharmed ; her following grew despite the slander. Also Rahu-Kumbha-6, privilege via socially marginalized or illicit activity.

Avoiding the most harmful effects of Divorce

"Play to Win" real-estate televisadero Donald Trump L-6 Shani in 12 yuti Shukra.

Mr. Trump married fashion model Ivana Zelničkova and they produced three children. When Mr. Trump fell in love with Marla Maples, he and Ivana did Divorce in a very public display.

  • However, in addition to being marital spouses and co-parents, Donald and Ivana had been successful business partners. Rather than end their marriage in a financially destructive acrimonious capital loss, they resolved all financial disputes out of court.

  • The post-divorce relationship which this pair developed on the basis of their continued professional collaboration was so successful that "The Donald" hosted one of Ivana's subsequent weddings at his lavish Florida estate. Unlike many who experience divorce as a devastating financial loss, both ex-partners avoided this trouble and have since generated significant personal fortunes.

Most of the negative implications of Ripu bhava are associated with mental disturbance from animosity, accusation, poverty, conflict, debt, or disease.

The beauty of Harsha Yoga = the bitterness of disagreement (6) is weakened when the L-6 enters bhava-8 of sudden shocks (8) or bhava-12 of retreat into the imagination. L-6 in 8 or L-6 in 12 will either force (8) or guide (12) most conflicts into a neutral, non-harmful outcome.

L-6 in bhava-8

L-6 in 3rd-from-swakshetra = commercial success via illicit but tax-camouflaged hidden monies

A super-malefic combination which can produce financially successful results via communications media + handcraft such as writing and painting.

Surprising self-made financial wealth (3)

  • on the basis of lawsuits, disagreements, divorce, illnesses, pollution, impoverishment or war (6)

one is able to craft a message (3) which explains:

  • occult phenomena, secretive behaviors, hidden monies, trauma, rejuvenation, revelations and discoveries, the cycles of birth and death (8)

On a high spiritual level, one may be empowered to use the occasion of physical disease for the purpose of explaining the reality of etenal life.

  • Bhagavan Shri 1879-1950 Ramana Maharshi of Arunachala * parivartamsha L-8 Guru-7. He was able to demonstrate convincingly via argument to his followers that he did not wish to prevent the fleshly suffering caused by his rampant cancer (6), since he understood the principle of eternal life (8) and he appreciated the karmic utility of the situation.

L-6 in bhava-12 = "sleeping with the enemy"

L-6 resides in 7th-from-swakshetra =

Surprising equity (7)

  • on the basis of conflict, accusations, lawsuits, disagreements, divorce, illnesses, pollution, impoverishment, war (6)

one is able to form alliances (7) which bridge adversarial interests in:

private bedroom life, meditation and prayer, dissolution of flesh-body identity, imprisonment, hospitalization, or long sojourn in distant lands (12)

L-6-in-12 = reduces loss from enemies or broken contracts via the establishment of equitable private contractual agreements (often marriages) with persons who would normally be classified as an enemy.

L-6 in 12 brings the narrative of social conflict (6) into the realm of imagination, spiritual guidance and private prayer (12). The native may experience criticism and exploitation, toxic relationships and bullying. However one will generally emerge unscathed from the battle due to the power of bhava-12 to dematerialize its contents into the astral and etheric realms.

  • "Be Here Now" Baba Ram Dass L-6 Guru in bhava-12 * endured a lying (6) scandal that threatened to destroy his credibility. Richard Alpert was a gay man who represented himself as a celibate sisya focused solely upon the eternal love of his materially deceased Guru (Brihaspati-12). Yet Ram Dass was continuing to practice the impersonal clandestine meetings of the scorned gay culture at the time. When Ram Dass "came out" as a gay man, he was met not with approbation or rejection but rather will compassionate understanding (Guru-12). His common humanity (Guru) seemed to have increased, and no harm was done to his spiritual education mission.

  • "Hour of Decision" Rev. Billy Graham L-6 Shani in bhava-12 suffered a hate-speech (6) scandal. Rahu yuti Budha yuti atmakaraka Jyestha-Chandra in bhava-3 pushed Graham to make grandiose and vicious statements in a (presumably)secret parlor Vrischika-3. In a private conversation (3) with Graham's very close friend USA Pres-37 "Six Crises" Richard Nixon during Graham's Rahu-Shani period, Rev. Graham made several ethnic and racial slurs indicating his toxic and accusatory (6) views on social class (Shani). These statements, surreptitiously (Rahu) taped by Nixon and later released to the public, threatened to undermine Graham's credibility as a Christian moral leader. However, Graham decided to "ask forgiveness in prayer" (12). Graham's audience accepted this argument (6) and via the protection of Harsha Yoga a slightly tarnished Graham continued his mission.

L-6 carries a script of accusation and disagreement wherever the L-6 goes.

However, matters of randhra bhava = rather quickly destroyed and reborn.

If what is in randhra bhava happens to be the L-6, then disagreement will be quickly transformed into some new form which preserves the essence but changes the container. " Therefore this native is often a skilled and speedy re-crafter of relationships which have become inimical L-6 in 8 is able to quick-change (8) the social identity and appearance of the disagreement, transforming it into something of continuing vitality .

the native may be able to transform the worst experiences of 6 = jealousy, divorce, drug addiction, crime, war, environmental and social toxicity and pollution, social conflict of every variety

After transformation, the conflict of 6 turns into fuel for the engines of transformation, re-invention, and rebirth.

The agents of imbalance, including one's accusers, enemies and their arguments = temporarily destroyed (8) or dissipated and dissolved (12, drains the life force).

  • L-6 in 8 destroys debt and eradicates illness .

  • Therefore+ L-6 in 8 indicates wealth and health. These natives almost never suffer usurious loans for home mortgage, university diploma or automobile purchase; they are rarely sick in the flesh-body; minimal marital conflict -- unless some other factor evokes the animosity of Ari bhava.

  • The pious cover-up:

    • One is fond of saying that one has virtuously saved the money so that no loan was needed for essential but expensive items like homes, educations, automobiles, or medical treatment.

    • However, on closer inspection it is generally the case that a hidden source of funds such as money from parents (inheritance) or a corporate no-repayment loan has protected the native from assumption of debt.

    • Personal virtue is rarely a motivating cause in matters of L-6!

    Graha which are plunged into obscurity of Vyaya bhava do not lose their karaka functionality but the occupants of their ruled bhava = drained of power.

    • Thus L-6 in 12 dissolves the power of L-6 the debt lord.

    • Harsha Yoga partly or completely dissolves poverty due to indebtedness.

    Harsha Yoga destroys disagreements; therefore in the period of the L-6 which occupies 8 or 12, a special window of opportunity may open during which one may obtain access to a desired person, position, object, or experience.

L-6 in 12 is less extreme and less immediately effective, although ultimately its benefits produce a loss of imbalance and eradication of animosity.

12 is dissolving; 8 is explosively and often catastrophically destructive.

12th = 7th-from-6th, it is a private world, where the agreements of one's enemies are crafted. If L-6 resides in 12, the agency of the enemies is somewhat dissolved into one's imagination.

  • "Sophie's Choice" Meryl Streep + Budha. Although working for decades in the contentious, criticizing, and cut-throat entertainment industry, Ms. Streep has few enemies and many well-wishers who like to fete her with awards and prizes. She has also enjoyed a four-decade marriage, suggesting that the negative script of divorce is dissolved by L-6 Mangala-12

The power of disease, which is at root the power of one's own mind to argue oneself into a state of molecular disorder, is dissolved into the astral world.

L-6 in 12 disturbs the dreams and upsets the meditation but it also eats away at the materialization potential of the enemies.

Animosity, debt, and disease exist but these evils remain imprisoned in the imagination. there can be mental health issues but the material debt is largely gone and one's enemies are only in the head.

During periods of L-6, enemies, debts, slavery, medicines, disease, and arguments do arise from their subconsciously managed script; however, these phantoms manifest only in the private and off-shore realms: in the bedroom, in the imagination, in the meditation center, in foreign lands.

The day-to-day, public life is not harmed and is indeed helped through remarkable events.

Enemies are suddenly re-assigned to a foreign post (12).

Enemies in the workplace (6) such as the manager who was blocking one's promotion (6) suddenly retires (12).

Debts are suddenly re-negotiated (7th-from-6th) or the loan is acquired by an agency which is forced to give the debtor more favorable repayment terms and the agent takes a loss. Perhaps there is a new law, or simply a bank manager's oversight - but the end result is that the contract (7th-from) effectively dissolves the debt.

Disease which originates in the thoughts, but which had by the time of the period of the L-6 percolated down through the astral-emotional plane and successfully manifested in the physical body, rather suddenly retreats back into the astral plane.

Recovery from disease under circumstances of Harsha Yoga is often the result of making agreements (7) with disembodied spirits (12) while in a state of prayer (12).

When L-12 goes into bhava-6 argumentation, conflict, victims and the underclass, then one loses one's ability to negotiate conflicts. There may follow some desperate actions which are perceived to be "options of last resort" in order to "solve the problem" of the impending loss of personal identity, caused (it is perceived) by enemies, by disease, or by debt.

Thus the opportunity for unintended criminal consequences of rather confused (12) actions, those actions being ultimately manipulated by the spirits on the astral plane (mainly ancestor spirits) who speak in the dream voice.

If L-12 is an aggressive graha, the result could be violent. But generally the result is somewhat diffused.

Examples: Harsha Yoga = L-6 in 12 or L-6 in 8

Example 1 = "Theory of Relativity" 1879-1955 Albert Einstein

Harsha Yoga uttama L-6 Mangala with Rahu occupies bhava-8

Broken social contract (6) re-crafted into catastrophic tool of social transformation (atomic bomb, 8)

Jews in anti-Semitic WW-2 Germany, "Theory of Relativity" 1879-1955 Albert Einstein and his family acquired "enemy" caste status (6). They were stripped of citizenship rights (6, broken trust in social contract) by the German government, made victims of violence (6), and scheduled for annihilation (8, conditions of death).

By the auspice of Harsha Yoga, Einstein and family were moved to Princeton University in USA, where he was able to live a quietly productive intellectual life.

  • Of course, once settled in the USA, his physics knowledge was quickly put to use designing the most terrible bomb (8) of all.

  • This VRY is particularly interesting because one personal evil (6) was clearly traded for another larger, social evil.

The L-6 uttama-Mangala with Rahu is as disruptive and destructive as possible, yet the native is not harmed by it and in fact, Mangala in 8 destroys the likely slavery (nichha Chandra) conditions in 6.

  • Also in nichha Chandra / uttama-Mangala period, Einstein won the Nobel Prize for Physics.
  • There is much speculation that his work drew heavily upon hidden sources (8) including unacknowledged scholarly colleagues who became his enemies (8) and his physicist wife whom he divorced (6) shortly before winning the honor.

Sarala Yoga

L-8 in 6 * L-8 in 12

L-8 in bhava-6

L-8 Surya in bhava-6

L-8 Chandra in bhava-6

  • "Total Surrender" 1910-1997 Mother Teresa of Kolkata * uttama yuti Rahu * parivartamsha L-6 Shukra-8

L-8 Mangala in bhava-6

L-8 Budha in bhava-6

L-8 Guru in bhava-6

L-8 Shukra in bhava-6

L-8 Shani in Bhava-6

L-8 in bhava-12

L-8 = Surya-12

L-8 = Chandra-12

L-8 = Mangala-12

L-8 = Budha-12

L-8 = Guru-12

L-8 = Shukra-12

L-8 = Shani-12

Most of the negative implications of randhra bhava = feeling overwhelmed by fear due to catastrophic shocks. Bhava-8 can be a setting for trauma and terror.

The beauty of Sarala Yoga = terror of the unknown (8) is weakened in the bhava of accusations (6) and spiritual guidance (12). Result = a favorable but necessarily transformative outcome.

  • Mysterious or un-diagnosable diseases, threat of annihilation, hidden dangers and secret forces (8) are disempowered when these terrors are brought into accusatory litigation (6)

L-8 in bhava-6

L-8 in 11th-from-swakshetra = profits from keeping secrets, handling disasters, or making a shocking discovery.

  • USA Pres-38 "Time to Heal" Gerald R. Ford was called to the presidency under disastrous circumstances after the impeachment of USA Pres-37 "Six Crises" Richard Nixon

Surprising gains arise from situations in which:

on the basis of occult phenomena, secretive behaviors, hidden monies, trauma, widowhood or sudden death of partner, shocking discoveries, sudden emergence, catastrophic or sudden, forced change (8)

which produces fruit (11) of lawsuits, illnesses, divorce, pollution, impoverishment or war(6)

even potentially catastrophic lawsuits or other accusation of crimes are typically avoided when the auspicious Sarala Yoga is present in the nativity.

  • "On Golden Pond" drama-author Jane Fonda gained empowerments following each of her three famed divorces. In addition, although she did endure considerable public outrage due to her "Hanoi Jane" photographs, nevertheless her exercise-video and dramatic acting career proceeded successfully.

  • USA civil rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King while leading a civil disobedience movement that was considered illegal by most Southern judges, MLK generally avoided going to jail

The native may indeed have committed a crime but the punishments are largely escaped via clever and well-timed transformations.

For example, well-timed change of passport, political revolution in your favor, sudden disappearance of evidence, surgical change of appearance or convincing new identity ( e.g. USA witness protection program)

L-8 in bhava-12.

L-8 in 5th-from-swakshetra = gambling wins from keeping secrets, handling disasters, or making a shocking discovery.

Surprising brilliant performance arises from situations in which:

  • on the basis of occult phenomena, secretive behaviors, hidden monies, trauma, widowhood or sudden death of partner, shocking discoveries, sudden emergence, catastrophic or sudden, forced change (8)

  • one channels a divine creative intelligence (5) that throws a Bright Light upon the world of spiritual imagination (temporarily: hallucination); private bedroom relationships, dissolution of flesh-body identity, imprisonment, hospitalization, or long sojourn in distant lands (12)

Unless other factors intervene, the L-8 in 12 helps neither marriage loyalty nor personal longevity

L-8 controls the shocking power of sudden, enforced changes that are typically catastrophic in nature. While philosophers and magicians appreciate the need for these massive and painful turnings of the cycle of birth, death and rebirth, the common people live in dread of disastrous and unexpected change.

Sudden death is the most typical expression of the L-8, although L-8 can also bring terrible taxes, emergency surgery, psychological trauma, devastating news such as finding out about a spouse's secret extramarital affair, etc. The effect is shock, often brutal.

L-8 trauma-power is dissolved in dreamlike 12.

L-8 going into 12 moves the L-8 experience, whether the effect of the randhra-pathi is a sudden occult revelation or a devastating shock, more into a mode of quietude and reflection. The cycle of birth and death does not turn so violently when L-8 goes into 12. One slowly retreats into invisibility and sanctuary, seeking to continue the revelation under the guidance of ancestor spirits and disembodied beings.

  • "Aquero" 1844-1879 St. Bernadette of Lourdes was an internationally respected saint in her lifetime, but she eschewed publicity and in agreement with the nuns who gave her shelter, refused to disclose (8) the nature of her visions. She was permitted to tell the whole story, once, to her immediate congregation in the convent, and then never to mention it again (L-8 secrets kept invisible in the cloister, 12).

  • Mormon Church 1805-1844 Joseph Smith + Budha + Kuja yuti Rahu

  • Opus Dei 1902-1975 St. Josemaria Escriva + Chandra + Shani * experienced numerous eruptions of occult knowledge into his field of vision. These brilliant (Surya) moments were processed privately in the sanctuary of private prayer. He lived a socially productive life with little handicap from occult interruption although the "reboot" interruption of L-8 Surya occurred regularly with each passing bhukti of Surya.


Viparita Raja Yoga Examples

Examples: Sarala Yoga L-8 in 6 or L-8 in 12

Example 1 = Sarala Yoga = L-8 +L-7 Shani occupies bhava-6

Gain of an improved new identity via the trauma of transformation:

On 02-Aug-1923, USA Pres-30 "Price of Freedom" Calvin Coolidge + L-8 Surya in 6 yuti L-8 Chandra. During Budha-Chandra period, Coolidge unexpectedly became POTUS-30 of the USA.

  • Coolidge had been a somewhat obscure vice-president, selected in a smoke-filled political caucus room and not much involved in day-to-day national governance. Suddenly the American people were shocked (8) to learn that USA Pres-29 "Teapot Dome" Warren G. Harding had died of congestive heart failure during a trip to California.

  • A lifelong politician and a laissez-faire economic ideologue, Coolidge took the opportunity to bring his policies into power. Via uttama-Guru-7, he also had the advising and supporting relationships necessary to retain the power. Plus a powerful parivartamsha between Budha-7 and Chandra-6 provided strong administrative skills. He was indeed ready when the mysterious "open sesame" of the Sarala Yoga occurred. Coolidge won the 1924 presidential election on his own capabilities and merits.

Example 3 = Sarala Yoga

success via divorces, addictions, and public accusations of infidelity

  • "Cleopatra" 1932-2011, AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor = severe struggle with eight marriages, chronic pain, and alcoholism despite her extraordinary talent and beauty. Yet her career survived and thrived, morphing into a luxury-goods (Shukra) business and extraordinary philanthropy. Benefits due to uttama-L-8 Shukra-yuti-Rahu located in bhava-8 a very powerful and protective Vipartita Raja Sarala yoga

Example 4 = Sarala Yoga

USA Pres-32 partner "Learn by Living" Eleanor Roosevelt

L-8 Chandra in 12 = disempowerment of threat of annihilation

Massive threat of worldwide destruction (8) was handled efficiently and successfully via unofficial, private, invisible discussions with world leaders (12) as she flew around the world providing covert diplomacy during WW-2 while her husband the USA president was paralyzed and unable to travel.

  • In private life, Mrs. Roosevelt's creative (5) skill in transmuting her virtual widowhood (8) into a privately rich, complex, and indulgent sexual lifestyle (note her very busy Vrischika bhava-12) was also a positive outcome of Sarala Yoga

Example 5 = Sarala Yoga * double-power

USA Pres-37 "Six Crises" Richard Nixon

L-8 Shani occupies bhava-12


Sarala Yoga of L-8 in 12 brings sudden, unexpected (8) healing and rebirth (8) into environments of imaginative vision (12) and distant lands (12)

Despite his profound domestic troubles including banishment from USA government office (Rahu-10, fall from high place) USA Pres-37 "Six Crises" Richard Nixon was broadly acknowledged as a powerfully transformative agent of international relations in one specific environment: the mutually terrifying (8) 1970's relationship between USA and China (12).

Even after the "sudden and unexpected crisis" (8) of his humiliating impeachment for criminal burglary and tax evasion, Nixon was credited with almost single-handedly creating top-level memoranda-of-understanding relationships with the leaders of Communist China, a distant land (12) previously perceived as inscrutable (8, camouflage) and frightening (8, fear of unknown).

China's government (Shani) and values (Shukra) was based on massive forced conformity (Shani) that threatened the the American values (Shukra) of individuality and democracy. Yet Nixon was not deterred by these differences; he saw a "big picture" evolution (8) in process and he was not intimidated. Sarala yoga 8-12 relieves fear of unknown.

This transformative achievement indeed ushered in a new era of global civilization. His secretive (8) behind-closed-doors (12) diplomacy (Shukra) succeeded. (It could easily have been a catastrophic fail.) and the success rescued his public reputation from complete iniquity. With each passing year historical commentators seem to look more favorably upon his imaginative (12) alliance (Shukra) with the former terrible threat (8) from the government (Shani) of a distant land (12).

This May-2010 news article from (without accompanying Jyotisha charts) exemplifies the process of a Viparita Raja Yoga, especially of the Sarala (8th) variety.

All sorts of mysterious and often catastrophic influences - bribery, corruption, scandal, disorderly transfer of power, sudden death -- have cleared the native's path to the ruling seat in his government.

However it remains to be seen whether he has the Right Stuff to hold this Oddly-gained position.

The protagonists are members of the presidential administration of Nigeria in 2010:

  1. "In what are widely considered the most flawed elections in Nigeria's history [Goodluck Jonathan and Umaru Yar'Adua] won.

  2. Nov-2009, President Umaru Yar'Adua was taken to Saudi Arabia because of a heart condition -- but without signing over power to his vice president.

  3. Since November [2009], Jonathan and his supporters struggled to gain presidential power against an array of factions competing for influence and power.

  4. In February [2010], Jonathan was finally made acting president by the House of Representatives.

  5. With Yar'Adua's death [in April 2010] and the consequent swearing in of Jonathan to the presidency, Jonathan has now solidified his position.

  6. Some Nigerians put Jonathan's rise to power down to 'good luck.' The removal of those above him -- through no act of his own -- provided the opportunity for his rise. Others credit him with the political patience to sit out events until they play in his favor.

Whatever the case, he has no further to rise and his political prowess and skill will now be truly tested as he tries to introduce his promised reforms before elections next year.


Vimala Yoga

Public Figures

L-12 in bhava-6

L-12 Surya in bhava-6

L-12 Chandra in bhava-6

L-12 Mangala in bhava-6

L-12 Budha in bhava-6

L-12 Guru in bhava-6

L-12 Shukra in bhava-6

L-12 Shani in Bhava-6

L-12 in bhava-6 = L-12 in 7th-from-swakshetra

Surprisingly equable agreements are negotiated (7)

  • loss of identity, imprisonment, hospitalization, withdrawal into imaginative worlds, relationship to spirit guides, private bedroom relationships, long sojourn in distant lands (12)

which are caused by:

  • lawsuits, divorce, illnesses, pollution, poverty, or war (6)

L-12 in bhava-8

L-12 * Surya in bhava-8

  • Germany-Dictator 1933-1945 Nazi Adolf Hitler + Kuja + Shukra + Budha

  • UK-PM 1997-2007 "Global Alliance" Tony Blair * uttama + Budha

  • "Totem and Taboo" 1856-1939 neurology Sigmund Freud

L-12 * Chandra in bhava-8

L-12 * Mangala in bhava-8

L-12 * Budha in bhava-8

L-12 * Guru in bhava-8

L-12 * Shukra in bhava-8

L-12 * Shani in bhava-8

L-12 in bhava-8 =

L-8 resides in 9th-from-swakshetra =

One person's vitality is completely lost (12) while the native's life is rejuvenated (8)

Surprising wisdom arises from situations in which:

  • on the basis of loss of identity, imprisonment, hospitalization, withdrawal into imaginative worlds, relationship to spirit guides, private bedroom relationships, long sojourn in distant lands (12)

One is enlightened via religious or philosophical truth which teaches the hidden vitality of

  • occult phenomena, secretive behaviors, hidden monies, trauma + healing, widowhood and sudden death of partner, shocking discoveries, catastrophic or sudden change, turning of the cycles of birth and death (8)

"destruction of dissolution via wisdom"

excellent assist for longevity; increases the vitality via access to tantrik or magical truths

Examples: Vimala Yoga = L-12 in 6 or L-12 in 8

"Totem and Taboo" 1856-1939 neurology Sigmund Freud * L-12 uttama-Surya in 8 yuti Rahu yuti Shukra Escaped Nazi extermination

evoked the terror (8) of hidden (8) "subconscious" (12) fears


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