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Brihaspati occupies 3rd-from-Chandra

  1. [Guru-Mesha]
  2. [Guru-Urisha]
  3. [Guru-Mithuna]
  4. [Guru-Karkata] [uchcha]
  5. [Guru-Simha]
  6. [Guru-Kanya]
  7. [Guru-Tula]
  8. [Guru-Vṛścika]
  9. [Guru-Dhanus] [svakshetra] [mūlatrikoṇa if within 0-13 deg]
  10. [Guru-Makara] [nīcha]
  11. [Guru-Kumbha]
  12. [Guru-Meena] [svakshetra]

  1. [Guru in bhava-1] [dikbala]
  2. [Guru in bhava-2]
  3. [Guru in bhava-3]
  4. [Guru in bhava-4]
  5. [Guru in bhava-5]
  6. [Guru in bhava-6]
  7. [Guru in bhava-7]
  8. [Guru in bhava-8]
  9. [Guru in bhava-9] [svabhava]
  10. [Guru in bhava-10]
  11. [Guru in bhava-11]
  12. [Guru in bhava-12] [svabhava]


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Bhava 3

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Public Figure Examples


[collecting-preserving dhanesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna] [friendly-gainful labha-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

income from self-owned business that is optimistic, philosophical publications, doctrinal commerce, making announcements

[Guru-Urisha] [Hamsha Yoga]

[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Meena - Antya] [dutiful-hierarchical karmesha for Meena - Antya]


[philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Mesha indriya-lagna] [retreating-contemplative vyaya-pati for Mesha indriya-lagna]

optimistically announces doctrine

bhagya yoga

[Guru-Karkata] [uchcha]

[mysterious-initiatory randhresha for Urisha indriya-lagna] [friendly-gainful vriddhi-pati for Urisha indriya-lagna]

expansive, philosophical capacity for re-invention, rebirth via communications

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin [political-gaming Pushya-1]



[bargaining-adjusting jaya-pati for Mithuna indriya-lagna] [dutiful-commanding karmesha for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

expansively dramatic, politicized, humanistic public reputation for doctrinal writings, announcements, plans



[inimical-medicating rogesha for Karkata indriya-lagna] [philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

philosophical, faith-based response to human problems, expressed via cooperative committees, media- messaging, expansive explanations



[witty-creative vidya-pati for Simha indriya-lagna] [mysterious-revealing randhresha for Simha indriya-lagna]

[multiple wide-scale commercial diplomacies] [numerous cooperative siblings-cousins-teammates] [philosophy of communicative harmonious relationships]

[pleasantly balanced discussions about political secrets] [global scope view of design manufacturing] [many gracious announcements] [frequent meetings for making business arrangements]



[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Kanya indriya-lagna] [bargaining-balancing yuvati-pati for Kanya indriya-lagna]


[Guru-Dhanus] [svakshetra]

[mūlatrikoṇa if between 0-13 deg = Mula 1-2-3-4]

[busy-communicative vikrama-pati for Tulā indriya-lagna] [inimical-argumentative rogesha for Tulā indriya-lagna]

multiple businesses * many announcements [multitudinous detailed publications]


[Guru-Makara-Draco] [nīcha]

[collecting-preserving dhanesha for Vṛścika indriya- lagna] [witty-creative vidya-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

dogma replacing details

[misguided governance announcements] [widely misunderstood benevolent communications]

[misinterpreted financial instructions] [indoctrinated mentality of public cheerfulness] [generously humanistic misleading information]

[Misplaced beliefs. The expected conversational detail is replaced by a principled sermon.]

[philosophy of commercial pragmatism] [gains from theatrical displays for the common folk] [family capital may fund media publications] [cautiously optimistic toward conventional politics]



[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna] [homebound-anchoring bandhesha for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

[multiple broadly-connected businesses] [many community-linked doctrinal announcements] [numerous marketplace publications]

[many announcements about property ownership-stewardship ] [much patriotic bluster] [imaginative interpretation of ancestral customs]

[Guru-Meena] [svakshetra]

[busy-managing vikrama-pati for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna] [retreating-contemplative vyaya-pati for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

preaches-teaches about imagination, seclusion, distant worlds, research, clairsentience, private prayer

inspirational communications


many publications

gargantuan management tasks

huge projects

propagation of information

many varieties of ideological propaganda

many publications

much advertising

tendency toward pedantry within meetings and conferences

multiple entrepreneurial endeavors

global business portfolio

many scripts

numerous principled announcements

may be assigned to handle multiple scriptures or holy writings [canonical or non-canonical]

inspirational approach to many drawings, plans, itineraries, conversations, explanations, descriptions, instructions, announcements, cohorts, entourages

growth and expansion of the communicative signaling devices

crafting of many liturgies

much detailed explanation of process-and-procedure


Guru as a tenant in svabhava of Brihaspati's enemy Budha = faith-vs-details conflict between this daily-business tenant and His philosopher-preacher landlord.

Cosmic wise Guru, in the svabhava of practical administrator Budha, grows the team and expands its contribution to the larger organization. Optimistic communication styler.

Preachy Conversation

Brihaspati conducts information-sharing on a one-to-many model. He is possessed of all wisdom, and He delivers that wisdom in the pontifical, professorial style. Guru's daily chat may sound like a lecture, a sermon, or a noble provision of higher view from the high-one to the low-one.

Guru needs the audience to focus upon His message without adding its own information. He often gives a one-way talk. The conversational style may contain wisdom, but it can also sound patronizing, preachy, or condescending in tone.

  • Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Noble Maidens Catherine the Great + [Chandra-yuti-Shukra] [Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-12-nīcha] Famously, CG made one-way royal proclamations. She delivered instructions. She announced decisions. To say the least, CG was not the type of ruler who sought feedback from her subjects.

Large Entourage

Expansive effect in commercial environments. Often has a large and diverse cohort.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin [political-gaming Pushya-1] BF belonged to a large and influential group of American colonial revolutionaries. Their ranks included commercial businesspeople (like Martha Custis Washington and himself) slave-plantation growers (like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison), attorneys and legal writers (like John Adams) and other trades.

  • As a printer, BF delivered his opinions on a one-way boradcast channel - because he owned the newspaper franchise. Nearly three centuries later, his words remain associated with higher understanding and folk wisdom. Expansive, folksy, patronizing [Guru-Karkata-uchcha]

Optimistic for team success. Attributes credit to the team .

  • France-Emperor 1769-1821 Wars Napoleon Bonaparte was famed for his superb military teamwork and generous accrediting of his managers which helped keep morale high and allowed the French forces to win even when they were greatly outnumbered

Guru-3's endeavors produce benefit in all aspects of general business administration - sales, marketing, advertising, public relations, et-cetera.

Expands the range and method of media-communications . Broad skills in group collaborative activity such as meetings, short-term business travel, conference planning, and any type of writing .

  • conspiracy-theory exponent David Icke = a former BBC broadcaster (3) = remarkable success in promoting his unusual, inclusive [Guru] theories via conference planning (3) and public speaking (3) . yuvati-pati-7 in 3 gains the strong support of his first wife in managing his communications business.

Much instruction

  • Annunciation 1452-1519 logic Leonardo daVinci received constant instruction from astral sources and produced masterpieces of art and engineering

Many Publications

  • POTUS-31 Challenge to Liberty 1874-1964 Herbert Hoover [fantasizing-conceptual Uttaraphalgunī-4] [Brihaspati-yuti-Shukra-nīcha] HH was said to have written more than 30 books. However, later historians are convinced that his brilliant wife Lou Henry Hoover probably wrote or co-wrote most of them. Nevertheless, HH was a large-capacity project manager. HH was the acknowledged master-planner of the vast WW-1 post-war famine relief in Europe.

  • Among the Believers 1932-2018 culturalist V.S. Naipaul [publishing-announcing Magha-3] + [Guru-yuti-Surya] + ]Budha-yuti-Ketu]

Many Philosophical Writings

  • Raja Yoga 1863-1902 Swami Vivekananda [Guru-Tula] [11] was a busy monastic administrator, wrote translations of numerous sacred text, and composed thousands of explanatory lectures

Many Meetings + Many Announcements

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters Abigail Adams [Guru-yuti-Budha-3] [Tula-Guru-3 kahala-parivartamsha Dhanus-Shukra-5] AA's extraordinarily influential written correspondence with her husband and his colleagues facilitated a trans-Atlantic conversation (3) on the foundational political philosophy [Guru] and policies of the New Republic.

  • POTUS-pair-05 La belle Americaine 1768-1830 Elizabeth Kortright Monroe [generous Guru in rhythmic Hasta-4] [Atmakaraka] occupies responsible, public-roles 10th-from-Chandra. As wife of a career diplomat and national-level politician, EKM managed countless event programs, travel schedules, and program of literary correspondence [3]

  • POTUS-pair-11 Polk Place 1803-1891 Sarah Childress Polk [letter-writing Hasta-3] + [uchcha-Budha] + [Shani-yuti-Mangala] SCP was said to have met regularly with businessmen and journalists in order to promote her husband's career. She also generated voluminous correspondence detailing the reasons [Kanya] that his policies were correct. With her husband rarely at home, she did the bookkeeping and sales for their plantations. Possessed of a deep Christian fundamentalist faith, SCP answered all questions about human suffering, such as the morality of slavery, with a scriptural reference.

  • POTUS-pair-22-24 Needlework 1864-1947 Frances Folsom Cleveland [financial-evaluating Viśākha-2] [Atmakaraka] [Guru-yuti-Rahu-3] FFC was a popular and frequent communicator whose attractive image was appropriated for selling (3) uncountable numbers of products. College-educated, she planned (3) wrote and organized much correspondence and attended many meetings. [vidya-pati-5 Tula-Guru-yuti-Rahu-3] is exceptionally gainful in messaging (3) activities. Although her husband was blamed for weak leadership during the Panic of 1893 Frances Cleveland remained a well-liked emissary (3) of encouragement to those devastated by that severe economic collapse.

  • Nepal 1945-2001 The Last Hindu King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev [negotiating-diplomatic Chitra-3] [vargottamsha] [Somana-yuti-Guru] [Shukra-5 parivartamsha Guru-3]

  • POTUS-31 Challenge to Liberty 1874-1964 Herbert Hoover [fantasizing-conceptual Uttaraphalgunī-4] [Brihaspati-yuti-Shukra-nīcha] HH attended countless meetings, planning sessions, reports while he organized massive food supply for starving people in western Europe following WW-1

  • POTUS-45 Play to Win 1946- Beauty Pageants Donald Trump [showy-displaying Chitra-1]

Extensive publications, including literary correspondence

  • POTUS-pair-22-24 Needlework 1864-1947 Frances Folsom Cleveland [heritage-values Viśākha-2] [Atmakaraka] [Guru-yuti-Rahu] FFC conducted daily communications with newspapers and a vast campaign of letter-writing in support of her husband's policies

Multiplicity of communications events

Much Advertising, Many photographs, Much cinema, Much radio-television

  • POTUS-pair-45 fashion 1970- Melania Knavs Trump [ideological-optimistic Arcturus-1] commercial fashion model, magazine photographs

  • UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer [champion-hero Śrāvaṇa-1] [nīcha- Guru-yuti-Shani] DS was constantly bombarded by paparazzi photographers. High-profile television interviews, magazine spreads, wide-scope travel itineraries.

Many manual skills

A natural teacher and trainer, particularly in commercial subjects.

Excellent placement for group managers , especially when they are positioned at the top of large hierarchies.

Optimistic faith in their team

  • Shambala 1939-1987 Tulku Chogyam Trungpa + [Budha-yuti-Surya] [Guru-3 parivartamsha Shani-4]. CT supervised translation-interpretation teams (3) with expectation to produce voluminous publication(3) of classical Tibetan manuscripts (3) into English print. He famously gave guidance [Guru] but allowed the teams to largely determine their own outputs.

natural tendency to express appreciation for member contributions creates a "trickle-down" of organizational confidence.

Good for educational travel, tour guide, service learning, small-group facilitator, in-service professional training, corporate training, sales conferences, and neighborhood meetings.

Buoyant mental health, powerful optimism which raises the positive expectations of the group. Cheerful neighbor and willing friend.

Often too many siblings or the work team is too large, but Guru-3 = pleasant and philosophical despite competition for attention within the groupr.

HUSBAND - In a wifely nativity = Guru = dhava-karaka

Often, the wifely-figure meets her husbandly-companion [Guru] in a collaborative small-group setting, often involving siblings, work-teams, neighbors, or collaborative members of an ensemble.

Guru-3 may indicate many sibling-cousins or collaborators. The husband's way of being may resemble the familiar conversational behavior of a younger sibling.

The partner's expertise in communications is important to her, and the partner's ability to maintain a cheerful mentality may form the basis of the union.

First marriage for feminine-nativity may be characterized by much commercial activity, involvement in business, short-term travel for business and holidays, a great deal of planning, calendaring, communicating, and gathering in small groups for team conversation.

Notable interactions with the husband's siblings. The husband is often some type of business manager and the feminine lifepartner is (paid or unpaid) part of his team.

Husband may be a cousin, or have sibling-type characteristics.

Regardless of the external conditions of the union, feminine figures can retain a respect for the power of positive thinking and a belief in its importance in life.

Beneficial younger sibling

fortune through the generous, open-minded younger sibling. Many friends and acquaintances. Likes to arrange gatherings of friends and family; and is in turn well-liked by the ensemble, the cohort, the team, and the neighborsr.

Many Publications, own writings + others writings

Multiple and proliferating occasions for public speaking, writing, and publishing. Expansive and confident frame of mind.

Belief in the breadth of one's own convictions. Broadly certain that one's ideas are 'naturally right', compassionate, and doctrinally supported.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin [uchcha-Guru-Karkata] [3] BF published observations of numerous natural phenomena including the properties of lightning and the Atlantic ocean Gulf Stream. His writing and printing contributions to the Articles of Confederation (1777) and the Declaration of Independence is considered a great blessing by most Americans.

Much media + many sales

Can be an ideologue + confusing theory with practice

Guru in a svabhava of Budha does tend to substitute broad philosophical views [Guru] for the more useful and necessary practical details [Budha] in matters of commercial business. Guru-3 can sabotage practical business operations.

Tends toward sloganistic scripted messages which may confuse principles with facts.

Ironically Guru-3 can warp the practical judgment and damage mental health via confusion of theory [Guru] with practice [Budha]. A philosopher in the business office; daily tasks inflated to a too broad scope. One may rather dysfunctionally prefer "principle" over "product" r.

Nichha overconfidence

Ideas are inspiring, but execution may lack detailed plans. If Guru [nīcha], overconfidence that one"will be understood" without a detailed knowledge of the audience.

Talks (3) about Faith [Guru]

3 = 9th from 7th. Beliefs (9) about marriage (7) can be particularly over-philosophical.

The marriage may be treated as a religious or philosophical phenomenon rather than as a normal human partnership.

  • Waste Land 1888-1965 publisher Waste Land 1888-1965 publisher T.S. Eliot [Kuja-yuti-Guru-3] * TSE's Kuja-energized doctrine of beliefs produced marital conditions of deep unhappiness. Yet due to dogmatic prescription, he persisted in the self-described torture. TSE was an adult convert to the Church of England and a vigorous proselyte of orthodox Anglican theology. The catechism of that day completely proscribed divorce. TSE remained formally married for some thirty years to his purportedly insane wife, until her death in a mental institution. Alternative evidence exists to suggest that she was not insane, that he gaslighted her, and that her institutionalization was a convenient way for TSE to publicly uphold his catechesis. At age 68, TSE remarried.

Often a successful explainer, trainer, instructor of Guru can stay focused on the measurable outcome rather than inflating the technical discourse to theoryr.

Outreach, extension, expansion of the message

Repetitive thought patterns center on wisdom matters: words and gestures; communications activities and policies, information proliferation, media outreach to young peopler.

  • Strong Guru in bhava-3= manu-facture = hand--craft = of objects of humanistic teaching via many hands

QUOTATION -- BPHS - Sarga-33

" Guru in Sahaja Bhava or giving a drishti to Sahaja Bhava will cause death by swelling or tumors."

" Consciousness will prevail at the time of death if Guru or Shukra are placed in Sahaja Bhava .">

QUOTATION Das / Bepin Behari commentary

" ... something of a coward, yielding your wealth to your brothers and philosophizing rather than taking action or engaging in definite activities.

  • gain wealth but very often loses it. ... good for fame and prosperity.

Sometimes there are many brothers, but they suffer somehow.

  • Joint partnership amongst siblings is unfavorable.

  • Some will be more active than the others. All will thrive in separate ventures, either wealth or fame.

Best profession is that of teachers or lecturers.

  • Ungrateful, not a friend of friends, untrustworthy, little gain despite good luck, base.

  • You extend every help to your brothers, but there is no financial gain.

  • Miser, discredited, stingy, strong fraternal feelings, dyspepsia, unsuccessful with spouse, debauch.

Poor, crafty and ungrateful, loss of appetite, infirm, wicked; brother reputed. Melancholy, lean, hungry and lazy.

  • Impressive, skilled, ascetic, prospers at the cost of friends and distressed people.

  • Voyaging and traveling.

  • Despite wealth, lives poorly.... hopeful, cultured, jovial, kind, considerate, religious and philosophical in every kind of transaction.

Sincere, polite and rational in writing or dialogue.

  • Understands the popular thought.

  • Gain through education, literature, publishing, traveling, kinsmen, friends."

(BPL: 11th-from-5th)

Q: My Lagna Lord Jupiter is retrograde . What is the effect of this in general?


Retrograde vakra "crooked" direction makes a graha stronger.

Guru = multiplicity.

One may be obliged to repeat the behaviors of the planet multiple times in order to gain the predicted effect; yet when the predicted effect does materialize the results are structured, lawful, regular, and strong.

Brihaspati in rashi of Shani in bhratru bhava might make it difficult at first to feel relaxed and friendly with co-workers on the job. Kumbha environment = reserved and modest in nature; Guru-Kumbha = best suited to orderly, scientific environments.

  • You are not a quick socializer.

However, after one becomes comfortable in the work group and have a chance to enjoy genuine philosophical conversations (3) with your co-workers, they will come to appreciate your broad mentality (3) and will welcome your friendship.

  • This ice-breaking process is slower for vakri-graha
  • sometimes you don't hear (3) instructions completely the first time.

It is necessary to listen (3) several times to explanations and instructions in order to comprehend all of the details.

However, after you have the correct understanding, you are a very capable administrator and respected in your work-group for your orderly style of management (3).


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