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Bhava - Graha - Amsha - Rashi


Bandhu-pati ocupies 12 sthāna


AUM som somaya namah

AUM hreem shreem chandraya namah

OM shram sreem shraum sah chandraya namah



basis, bond, belonging

Angle-Yoga to the 12 sthāna

using bhava-4 as a baseline ,

measure the power of bhava-4 to create 12 types of outcome

Vimshottari Dasha periods of the ruler of bhava-4

Designed imbalances are a natural feature of the Earth-human script

Naturally, there is a designed shad-ashtakya 6/8 imbalance between bhava-4 and bhava-9, and between bhava-4 and bhava-11.

Periods of the ruler of bhava-4 can be expected to produce a strong emphasis upon the typical matters of 4, but also there can be significant conflicts regarding activities which are naturally inconsistent with the focus of 4.

Outcomes depend upon the inter-relationships between graha occupying 4, 9, and 11, and the current mahadasha-bhukti period.

The main focus of attention is Generally, the inherent conflict between economic earnings and social networks(11 earnings, and 9 = 11th-from-11th) versus the home-based lifestyle (4) including parenting, schooling, and all of the security-seeking factors which cause one to focus upon the cultural basis, gardening, pathways of transportation, daily rhythms of the homelife (4) rather than fully engaging with the social-economic community (11).

Bandhu bhava = 1st-from-4th

(body parts, physical level)

Earth's Moon as Watery Mother


4th House Bandhu Sukha Bhava Home Habits Vehicles Shelters Land Real Estate Shelter Mother Security Roots Ground Basis Foundation Local Home School Land Nation Security Protection


pair of Mallard ducks feeding, painted by James Audubon, c 183x

Bhava-4 the foundation regulates conditions in the childhood home and the old-age home.

Bandhu-Bhava-4 bindings, roots, security, anchoring, burial, bondage, shows the social-material situation of the childhood home, of the foundational schooling and schoolteachers, of the Mother and the mother-figures such as primary caretaker (who can be a male) as well as those who farm and fish, providers of nourishment, drivers and those entrusted with safe transportation, police, and other protectors.

All agents of basic ethnic-and-cultural socialization are included in the soothing, rhythmic, routinized, grounded, predictable environments bhava-4.

As 9th-from-8th, shows one's understanding of the conditions of one's own death, and emotional response to those conditions.

  • To know what was going on in a person's heart at the time of their death, look into bhava-4.

  • To find the familiar behavior which brings most comfort to the native (whether the behavior be positive or negative), look into Bandhu Bhava.

Bandhu bhava the house of Earth Root = the protective, grounding basis which (ideally) supports the development of the incarnation.

  • Ethno-Cultural Roots, rhythms, routines, ruts

  • belonging

  • comfortable habits, folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms

  • Early childhood and old-age Home;

  • Fundamental emotional and social security; ownership and stewardship entitlements

  • Work toward securing and protecting one's society

The cultural

indoctrination= basic schooling levels of education which facilitate a stable society:

maternal immersion training of child in the manners and folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms of one's people . Basic personal legitimacy established in bandhu-bhava, during the first seven years of life.

formal education that develops post-maternal cultural competency skills training , such as (varies by culture): ethnic dance skills, literacy or numeracy skills, skill-based crafts, skill training in arts and sciences

preparation for established social roles , such as (varies by culture): physician, teacher, blacksmith, mechanic, psychologist, shaman, fisherman, parent, priest, etc.

Some societies have a small number of social roles; others have hundreds of defined roles and elaborate educational pathways toward achieving legitimate practice rights in those roles (e.g., USA financial licensing, Ph.D. or M.D.) With the breakdown of traditional families in the modern West, the USA has recently initiated parent training certification.

educational certification that gives proof of entitlement to act in a socially responsible role : examinations, licensing, and diplomas.

Patriotism , ethnonationalism, loyalty to caste, class, tribe, or nation

  • Defense of the nation, Homeland Security

  • Land ownership; care of the land, the Motherland

  • Social validation of Property belongs to me , defense of property, and laws of entitlement to ownership (varies by culture).

  • Social Conformism and punishment for non-conformity

Mines, subterranean events, Under-layer, bottom of things, basis or foundation.

  • Foundations of a building. Basement of a building. Underground storage and shelter, hidden silos (for grain, weapons, or any hoard). [See bhava-2, for what sort of things the native is hoarding in this life.]

  • The lower realms of the spirit world.

  • Graves, underground burials.

  • The special stabilizing and endurance-giving nutritive properties of plants which grow underground (root vegetables).

  • Cooking, nurturing, home-making, protecting, supporting, care-taking. Gardening, care of the Earth.

  • Primary care-takers of any person, whether or not the care-takers are blood relatives.

    Domain-2 determines family history, but bhava-4 shows the secure, legitimate maintenance roles which interact to form a secure and predictable society. Agents of bhava-4 need not be members of the same family, but they may have strong cultural values in commonr.

Foundational Schooling

  • Bandhu bhava " Binding to Earth" vs. Dharma bhava Holding to Heaven

  • Educational practices of dharma bhava are not targeted toward maintaining a stable earthly society but rather toward maintaining a structured set of interactions with heaven .

  • The indoctrination and secure-society goals of education in bhava-4 are naturally at variance with the wisdom-acquisition goals of higher religious training of bhava-9.

  • In the Jyotisha charts, domains 4 and 9 are naturally positioned in an adversarial shad-ashtaka 6-8 challenge-angle.

Scope of entitlement and foundations of emotional security

  • bhava-4 is the foundational house of the incarnation.

  • Entitlement to social support, protection, and legitimacy established in bandhu bhava, in childhood and throughout the indoctrination process, will define the native 's sense of"belonging" throughout life.

  • Damage to bandhu bhava indicates instability in the childhood home, and adult difficulties to establish a secure, comfortable, approved, and legitimated place in society. Shani in bhava-4 or ruling bandhu bhava gives beneficial results through socially approved skills training, Over time.


  • When a person feels insecure and "defensive" , one will begin expressing emotional grievances of bhava-4 -- particularly any pre-incarnationally planned issues there.

  • For example (but not limited to!) deprivation of property ownership-stewardship or licensing, need for fences or barriers, national defense, us-and-them, deprivation of education, deprivation of parental protection. This is the language of exposure, insecurity, ungroundedness, un-belonging, lack of preparation or protection.

  • Fundamentally, disruption of bhava-4 signifies an absence of unconditional love from the earthly mother.

Bandhu bhava = 2nd-from-3rd

The valuable goods and conserved knowledge values of the immediate younger sibling;

  • the speech and language patterns of the sibling group and intimate peer group

  • Accumulated treasuries of valuable goods and conserved knowledge of the sibling group, particularly the immediate younger sibling

  • values of the work-team

  • the death of younger sibling (in period of bandesha-4 or Dharmesha-9 ).

Bandhu bhava = 3rd-from-2nd

  • communication patterns, beliefs and mental practices of the family (family mental health)

  • record keeping WRT property-values and other hoarded wealth

  • meetings to discuss history and stored wealth

  • writings about history and values

  • family literacy and manual skills

  • self-made financial wealth developed on basis of family funds

  • communications with the mother's older siblings.

Bandhu bhava = 4th-from-1st

house, home, dwelling, shelter

foundational schooling, licensure, place of belonging

Mother; Heart;

Patriotism, ethnonationalism, loyalty to the birthland

physical safety and Emotional Security

Basic Socialization and cultural Education

Which house governs education, the 4th or the 5th? Answer: 4th, foundations

Buildings; boundaries, borders, fences; barriers, customs-police,


protection, shell, shelter and coverage, including Clothing

Place of Shelter for The earthen body ; place of Rest; place of Earth

Funerals, burial, interment, laid to rest in the ground of Earth.

Also, the nature of the childhood home and the old-age home.

Degree of success in achieving closure while expressing gratitude for the benefits of the previous earthly rootedness, facilitated by guiding spiritual personalities (angels, deities, inhabitants of higher planes).


Pacific Northwest Traditional Yurok Indian family house at Sumêg Village

in Patrick's Point State Park, northern California photographed by Scott D. Sullivan


Pacific Northwest * Euro-house 2016

Bandhu bhava = 5th-from-12th

  • speculative gain from foreign travel and relationships with distant cultures

  • children of foreigners (auspicious for foreign adoption);

  • creativity increased through meditation and sanctuary practice

  • literature and performance art benefiting from input of the subconscious imagination.

Bandhu bhava = 6th-from-11th

  • illness, lawsuits, divorces, debts of the friends

  • conflicts created by having friends in a larger networked community outside of the home

  • conflict and imbalance with the father's siblings (home is the mother's turf!)

Bandhu bhava = 7th-from-10th

trust (7) of the public (10) in one's identity = 4 belongingness, folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms

one's own trust (7) in laws and regulations (10)

spouse (7) of the leader (boss);

relationships (7) with executive decision-makers in the social hierarchy (10);

contracts and agreements (7) with the government (10) e.g., land titles, 4

Bandhu bhava = 8th-from-9th

8th-from = an angle of Mangala = hidden, occult forces at work

In mid-process, the transformative power of 8 may be so dramatic that the situation appears to have been destroyed.

However, results of the 8th angle always produce rebirth. A phoenix will rise from the ashes.

the shad-ashtaka 6-8 challenge-angle between 4 and 9 demonstrates the naturally unbalanced relationship between those focused on ownership and protection of the Earth (4) vs. Those focused on connection and interactions with the Heavens (9)

Father's longevity

bhava-4 = 8th-from-9th characteristics of the biofather's transformations and hidden affairs. Conditions in bhava-4 can indicate the circumstances of dematerialization for father-1. dematerialization circumstances for father-2-stepfather would be counted 8th-from-8th-from-9th = bhava-11

  • hidden outcomes (8) of sacred doctrine, catechisms of belief, theoretical and philosophical convictions (9)

  • healing, secret lineages (8), tantra; healing or destruction of the father (9)

  • [mother has] secret information about the father

  • Stepfather who is usually the subsequent husband of the mother

  • One's own fourth marriage; its general social disposition

  • Taxes (8) on doctrinal activities in order to strengthen the national defense,

  • forcing the sacred liturgies into secrecy in order to protect the folk

  • Transformative change in the (male) priesthood and destruction of the temple (which moves the center of religion into the female home)

  • adaptation and re-interpretation of ancient rituals (which provides continuity of tradition over time).

Bandhu bhava = 9th-from-8th

  • wisdom or higher philosophical awareness which obtains at the Time of death . Nature of one's consciousness understanding of the universe (moksha) at the time of separation.

  • Priestly attention, ceremonial temple discourses performed at the time of death.

  • bhava-4 = Great fortune from inheritance and legacy = receiving ownership of land

  • Wisdom through deep healing secrets = cures from plants which grow on the land

  • Ritual communication with the spirits of the property = continued safety and stewardship of the land

  • fortune through confidential, therapeutic environments = deep emotional security and trust

  • Priesthood of mysterious forces = deep roots in the Earth

Bandhu bhava = 10th-from-7th

  • public reputation and dignity of one's marriage

  • Profession and reputation of spouse or business partner

  • career and public duties of the life-partner

  • public position of your spouse = their identity as a parent

Bandhu bhava = 11th-from-6th

results depend on the nature of graha residing in bhava-5

Gains from loan debt/usury = The fruits of debt =

  • Ownership of buildings and lands through mortgage debt

  • Ownership of vehicles and"property" (stuff) through"car loans "and consumer debt

  • completed education through student loan debt

gains from conflict management, police control = social stability and safety of property

gains from clinical medicine = returning home

fruits from keeping animals = protection, physical and emotional security (pets), farms and pastures, food from the edible animals (livestock)

gains from the mother's relatives = keeping maternal-family's property in the family

gains from divorce, earnings from dissolves contracts = 11th-from-6th = bhava-4.

Bandhu bhava = 12th-from-5th

Bhava-4 = 12th-from-5 indicating that the basic schooling and ethnic roots place a drain upon one' creative performance and unique intelligence.

  • bhava-4 home can provide a safe sanctuary retreat (12) for children (5)

  • bhava-4 home and period of the bandesha-4 can provide a safe sanctuary retreat (12) for for development of creative works of genius (5)

  • bhava-4 home and period of the bandesha-4 can indicate loss of physical vitality and gain of invisibility (12) affecting the children. Often, asafe home = loss of unique expressions of intelligence (5) and dissolution of public acclaim (5)

  • bhava-4 home and period of the bandesha-4 may suggest withdrawal from gaming and speculation; politics and theatre; artistic and dramatic performance - often for a period of protected rest

  • bhava-4 home and period of the bandesha-4 children's (5) travels to distant lands (12) or the children's retreat (12) into their imagination. It is often the"incubator" period before a work of creativity is released -- such as a new baby or a new work of literature

  • bhava-4 home and period of the bandesha-4 may signify invisibility or retreat from view (12) of children (5). Typically through traveling or marrying into a distant setting, but possibly through hospitalization or imprisonment - results depend upon graha and conditions in sthāna-4


The Heart of the Buddha: Entering the Tibetan Buddhist Path

by Chögyam Trungpa, page 7

"Our buddha heart contains certain qualities, which we could call our true buddha genes.

We all possess these particular buddha genes. Isn't it strange to say that the mind has genes? But it turns out to be true.

These buddha genes have two characteristics:

They are able to see through and not be afraid of the reality of the phenomenal world.

Second, these genes also contain gentleness; they are ever so loving, which goes beyond just being kind.

They are extremely tender and absolutely free from any form of aggression."

They are so soft and kind."


Taj Mahal riverside view


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