Viparita Raja Yoga
Vocabulary for Raja Yoga
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
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]
Harsha [L-6 in 8 -or- L-6 in 12]
Sarala [L-8 in 6 -or- L-8 in 12]
Viparita Raja Yoga = in the right place at the right time when things go wrong.
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.
|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
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)
Parivartamsha = No VRY
VRY does not work properly when there is a parivartamsha
The parivartamsha reinforces the L-6+L-8+L-12 so that the dushthamsha lord gets its negative powers restored.
L-6 in bhava-8 * L-6 in bhava-12
L-6 * Surya in bhava-8
L-6 * Chandra in bhava-8
L-6 Budha in bhava-8
L-6 Guru in bhava-8 * many transformations, much identity change
L-6 Shani in bhava-8 * long life
L-6 in bhava-12 private conflict "behind the scenes", foreign lands, clandestine actions
L-6 = Surya in bhava-12
L-6 = Chandra in bhava-12
L-6 = Mangala in bhava-12
L-6 = Budha in bhava-12
L-6 = Guru in bhava-12 * many meditations, much sanctuary
L-6 = Shukra in bhava-12
L-6 = Shani in bhava-12
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 litigationwhich 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.
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.
Avoiding the most harmful effects of Divorce
"Play to Win" real-estate financier, televisadero Donald Trump L-6 Shani in 12 yuti Shukra.
Most of the negative implications of Ripu bhava are associated with mental disturbance from animosity, debt, or disease.
The beauty of Harsha Yoga = the bitterness of disagreement (6) is weakened when the L-6 enters the bhava of sudden shocks (8) or the bhava of retreat into the imagination (12) . L-6 in 8 or L-6 in 12 will either force (8) or guide (12) most conflicts into a favorable 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)
one is able to craft a message (3) which explains:
USA "Moral Majority" political televangelist Rev. Jerry Falwell was blessed by the stars to be able to transform (8) the promise-breaking behavior (6) whereby traditionally, pious Christian preachers had no contact with the toxic worldly concerns of politics. For nearly two decades, using the tax law (8) which protects religious pursuits, he transformed the donations of "sinners" (6) into a tremendous hidden power (8) to control national political elections.
His tax-free and often predatory (6) fundraising in the televangelism industry mixed skillfully in an entirely hidden way with sources of hidden money (8) to produce an earnings powerhouse (11) completely free of taxation (8th = 11th from 10th government) . Falwell was also a popular book-writer whose writings on "born-again" (8) themes appealed to the denizens of the satkona.
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.
L-6 in bhava-12 = "sleeping with the enemy"
L-6 will reside in 7th-from-swakshetra =
Surprising equity (7)
one is able to form alliances (7) which bridge adversarial interests in:
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 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).
When L-12 goes into the house of 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.
L-8 in 6 * L-8 in 12
L-8 in bhava-6
L-8 Surya in bhava-6
L-8 Budha in bhava-6
L-8 Guru in bhava-6
L-8 Shani in Bhava-6
L-8 in bhava-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.
L-8 in bhava-6
L-8 in 11th-from-swakshetra = profits from keeping secrets, handling disasters, or making a shocking discovery.
Surprising gains arise from situations in which:
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:
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-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)
which are caused by:
L-12 in bhava-8
L-12 * Surya in bhava-8
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 =
Surprising wisdom arises from situations in which:
One is enlightened via religious or philosophical truth which teaches the hidden vitality of
"destruction of dissolution via wisdom"
excellent assist for longevity; increases the vitality via access to tantrik or magical truths
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 Calvin Coolidge suddenly became the 30th president of the United States.
Example 3 = Sarala Yoga
success via toxicity, accusations, litigations, and chronic social conflict
Example 4 = Sarala Yoga
USA Pres-32 partner, diplomat 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.
Examples: Vimala Yoga = L-12 in 6 or L-12 in 8
Example 1 =Vimala Yoga
L-12 Chandra occupies bhava-8
in April 2009 during Vimshottari period of L-12 Chandra = Simha-lagna native Steve Jobs underwent successful emergency surgery for a liver transplant. L-12 Chandra = hospitals, bhava-8 =surgery.
|"Totem and Taboo" neurologist Sigmund Freud * L-12 uttama-Surya in 8 yuti Rahu yuti Shukra||Escaped Nazi extermination|
Queen of England 1558-1603 Elizabeth-1 * parivartamsha L-12 Budha-8
|Queen of England 1558-1603 Elizabeth-1 enjoyed a remarkable parivartamsha between L-12 Budha-8 and L-8 Shani-12. Her randhrabhava contains Ketu, Shukra and Budha which would normally suggest a relatively short lifespan. However the longevity is much increase by Shani's parivartamsha with Budha and she is protected in her many internecine dealings by the force of law.|
Example 2 =
L-12 Budha-6 *
brings imaginative vision into conflicts with enemies
Examples: Harsha Yoga = L-6 in 12 or L-6 in 8
Example 1 = "Theory of Relativity" physicist 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" physicist 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.
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.
This May-2010 news article from CNN.com (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:
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.
file update: 15-Dec-2014
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