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

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


OM grinih suryaya namah


Professor Surya

Arka - Ata - Athi


Agni - Aditya - Aja


resides in




Sun [Sunday]

Soule - Saul


Apollo - Paul

Sirius - Osiris


Utu - Ata - Aitha

Aten - Aton - OM - On

Amon-Ra - Aurya


Helios - Heli - Haul - Halo - Ha

Havar [havana]

Nyima - Nyayiru




the first house


sparkling bright center of the vitality-drama

nascent conditions of radiant uniqueness

imperious, brilliant, charismatic

brightly forward movement

socially significant attributes of royalty, entitlement, drama

Bright Aura = radiant layers of energy-grid surrounding and interpenetrating the physical kernel.

splendid for the politics of personality


Naderi Throne

Golestan Palace, Iran

" The light of the body is the eye:

Therefore, when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light;

but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness."

Gospel of Luke - 11:34-35 (KJV)

[Surya-Mesha] [uchcha]

[creative-gaming vidya-pati for Mesha indriya-lagna ]

[brilliant focus of genius personality] [radiant center of creative competition] [self-confidence in romantic games] [intelligence for dramatic display] [identified with conqueror entitlement]

rules-5-center-stage roles, political campaigns, theatre, gambling, speculation, entertainment, amusement, creativity, poetry. children, romance, charming brilliance, artistic performance, intelligence, entitlements, confidence, showmanship, display



[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[financial self-confidence] [physicalized values] [bright intelligence for arts-music] [radiant center of pleasures and treasures] [identified with history and languages]

identified with protecting local politics, drama, games


[busy-messaging sahaja-pati for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[intelligent political conversation] [commercial self-confidence] [creative event management] [intelligence for dramatic physical gestures]

[brightly entertaining talk] [identified with writing] [father may be businessman-publisher-journalist]


[preserving-collecting dhanesha for Karkata indriya-lagna ]

[focused attention to familiar heritage values] [historical knowledge radiates self-confidence] [genetically expressive face-hair-voice] [political intelligence for comforting speech]

[brightly entertaining soothing personality] [identified with memory and language] [father may be animal-breeder, financier, or conservationist]


[Surya-Simha] [svakshetra]

[mūlatrikoṇa if within 1-10 deg]

[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Simha indriya-lagna]

[bright center of dramatic games] [radiates personal confidence] [identified with center-stage entitlements] [father may be righteous person, physically confident, politician, dramatic, idealist]



[contemplative-retreating vyaya-pati for Kanya indriya-lagna]

[bright center of clandestine service] [identified with ministry to foreign lands] [brilliantly embodied argumentative imagination]

[Surya-Vanika] [nīcha]

potentially nicha-bhanga if [yuti-uchcha-Shani]

[friendly-economic vriddhi-pati for Tulā indriya-lagna]

[diplomatic center of entitled community] [radiant icon of political compromise]

[centre-stage roles in goal-focused partnerships] [personality modeled on father] [dad may be socialite-earner-fundraiser]

creative, political, dramatic friendships, earnings, community links express via the physical personality-appearance


[dutiful-responsible karmesha for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[bright center of governance secrets] [identified with hidden regulatory power] [intelligence for institutional rejuvenation]

[embodies undislosed authority]

[father may be leader-speculator-iconic]



[philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

[bright center of belief] [charming certainty of ideological-theoretical principles] [radiant icon of patriarchal philosophy] [righteously confident doctrine]

icon of theory-ideology--philosophy-belief


[mysterious-revealing randhresha for Makara-born]

[bright focus of orderly transformation] [radiates political confidence using hierarchical status] [class-conscious revolutionary father] [center-stage roles in changing social structure]

[catalytic father may be surgeone-occultist-insurance agent]


[contractual-bargaining jaya-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[bright focus of networked systems] [radiates confidence via interconnectivity] [identified with orderly social linkage] [center-stage roles in gridworked community] [father may be economist-arranger-middleman]


[inimical-medicating rogesha for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

[bright center of imaginative performance] [intuitive center-stage personality] [intelligence for romantic exploitation] [identified with creative conflicts] [father may be selfish-unfair-dreamlike]

self-referential, physicalized, innovating behaviors

Sparkling Surya occupies svabhava of Ravi's close friend Mangala radiates moving, hot-blooded [Kuja] personal charisma[Surya] into dramatic iconic roles which produce:

  • socially significant attributes

  • Swift and Brilliant movement. dynamic brilliance

  • vitality, certainty, authority, personal integrity and confidence

  • entitlement, dramatic glamour, splendor, royalty, celebrity, aristocracy, sparkle, golden ornaments

  • Hunter, dancer, athlete, warrior ,

  • Innovation, uniqueness, creativity, ingenuity

  • center-stage performer, iconic representative of a social movement, a commercial product, an ideology, or an art form.

Exhilarated by politics and political theatre.

Tendency toward vividly extreme solipsism.

May see oneself as a brightly righteous Father Figure

Due to the fierce brightness of this ego, Self-referential Surya may suffer from an inability to share (anti-Shukra) another's vision or see other's point of view

However, if Surya accepts any drishti from Shani that shadow from Shani is likely to reduce the solipsism and expose the reality [Shani] of the viewpoints of others.

FATHER may be a definitive role-model who shapes the personality

  • Origin of Species 1809-1892 naturalist Charles Darwin [aligning-arranging Dhaniṣṭha-3] [navamsha Surya-Tula-nicha] [yuvatipati-Surya-yuti-Budha] Mom died when young Charles was eight years old [Chandra-12]. The well-capitalized household was operated by a bevy of caretaker servants [Chandra rules Karkata-6] Father became the primary adult-figure. Everyone knew Darwin's dad, who was the local physician as well as a prominent speciment-collecting scientist. Dad had a powerfully defining influence on young Charles, not only as a scientific role-model but also as the funding agent [Kumbha] for CRD's legendary five-year speciment-gathering global sailing adventure.

Radiates physical body activity, appearance attributes and the socially significant meaning of the physical attributes

Center-stage actor, materializer, pursuer of attention (or notoriety).

Exceptionally innovative, creative, confident, and intensely self-focused.

an iconic, charismatic personality who represents a nation, a movement, a generation, an institution, a corporation, a genre, or a brilliant idea

self-appropriated intellectual [Surya] authority

  • Waste Land 1888-1965 publisher T.S. Eliot [inventive-pursuing Hasta-1] literary criticism

self-designated entitlements of royalty and political celebrity

a confident genius in competitive battle

splendid theatrical performers who sparkle in the limelight

  • choreographer Martha Graham

less limelight-loving if Ravi accepts drishti from cold, dark Shani

Even the most disabled [nīcha] Surya will gain dignity in Tanu bhava

Often the Surya-Tula-1 attains glory via [nīcha-bhanga]

Sparkling Surya occupies 1 focuses a spotlight of attention upon The earthen body attributes and the social significance of those attributes. Grants charisma and brightness .

In the nativity of a public figure, Surya occupies 1 contributes to the Cult of Personality. Even a non-celebrity will presume that others are naturally inclined to orbit around the Surya-rising native.

Splendid Surya occupies Mesha indriya-lagna = a hero , a savior, a rescuer , a redeemer.

  • Identifies with environments distinguished by weapons, conquest, metals, fire and flame, combustion engines.

  • Will not accept military discipline unless Shani is strong. Must be an independent hero such as an emergency responder.

  • This one seeks the glory of championship .

One finds a central position in the drama of body-based behaviors , matters of shells and coverings, appearances and significations of physical attributes.

  • Raag Khamaj 1920-2012 sitarist Ravi Shankar [networking-revenues Revatī-3] [uchcha-Shukra-yuti-Surya] brilliant, charismatic musical performances

One is persistently self-assertive - particularly if Ravi yuti Kuja. As a result, One may have polarizing catalysis when cooperating with others.

Particularly in Mesha, Simha, and Dhanus, the brilliant charm of Surya-1 intelligence exudes confidence in one's own ideation.

  • Harmonices Mundi 1571-1630 Johannes Kepler [optimistic-preaching Uttarāṣāḍha-1] [Atmakaraka] [Surya-yuti-Budha] Kepler believed in evidence-based theories and he collected-organized-published great works which supplied both the mathematically defined theories and the supporting data (much of the carefully recorded data was from Tycho Brahe's extensive database). Kepler was a defender of Copernicus, and he took independent-minded theological positions that required confident convictions. He was even able to defend his mother against a pernicious charge of witchcraft.

Unless Shani constrains the brilliant, self-defining Surya-1, one prefers to be accountable to no human - only to the Divine.

  • Protestant Reformation 1483-1549 hymns Martin Luther [diplomatic-accommodating Anuradha-3] [navamsha Surya-Tula-nicha] [Surya-yuti-Budha] ML was the visible leader and iconic representative of the movement to // eliminate the middleman // in late medieval Christian communication with the Divine. ML accepted no brokerage from popes, bishops, or other intercessary functionaries. His theology demanded direct access to Divine guidance with no human holding spiritually superior rank over any other human.

Within the limits of one's own field of perception, one has no equal.

Marriage and other equal-to-equal partnerships suffer the consequences of one's own entitlement to self-interested centrality in all things. (However, Marriage is much eased if yuvati-pati-7 shares the lagna with center-stage Surya.)

Best results when this independent minded person is not constrained by Shani-type structure within a large organization

likes political campaigns but generally Surya-1 is self-radiating is not suited for institutionally distributed governance roles

Happiest when self-employed.

Excellent for the commercial sole proprietor or visionary entrepreneur, the creative director or inventor, the politician or the principal of a self-owned enterprise.

  • A New Earth 1948- philosopher Eckhart Tolle [exploring-revealing Dhaniṣṭha-4] [Surya-yuti-Budha] head of the Eckhart Tolle television service and publishing company

a gifted but willful dramatic actor; a tyrannical perhaps but brilliant theatrical director;

splendid placement for a relentlessly confident, divinely approved emperor or monarch.

Surya-1 enjoys wielding authority in independent roles that are specifically not locked into a Shani-style common-law hierarchy. In matters of rank, one prefers to be at the center-top, or at the creative, law-challenging margins.

A celebrated, royal, authoritative, charismatic personality, with radiant ability to channel divine intelligence.


The channel used to reveal the intelligence is the ego [Surya]. One must possess considerable awareness of one's impact upon others, in order to become a force for the good.

Tendency to disregard and dominate with no malice aforethought. One may err when blinded by one's own light .

Despite providing a positive, entertaining influence in one's home and work environment, the native may be disliked due to a characteristic inability to recognize the importance of others.

The spouse may grow resentful and the co-workers may complain of the native assuming personal credit for achievements earned by the team.

One who is not self-employed may find that even with sharp skills, one must often change jobs. The native, whose self-concept is of a beneficent and caring king or queen, is often bewildered by complaints against oner.

Self-referential Surya seeks praise and recognition for the regal qualities of one's appearance. Generally becomes a famous icon of some sort. May be a bit vain.

Bright, independent, must have things done in one's own way . If one matures morally and emotionally, the personality becomes fully integrated with highest creativity, compassionate action. Otherwise, may become extremely selfish or sulk when the self-directive is not successful. Not a team player.

  • A favored son or daughter .

  • Often the Apple of the Parental Eye * especially a favorite of the father.

'Burns up' The earthen body with pitta dosha. Digestion is overheated. The complexion gains a bright, golden cast.

Requires broad recognition , and usually receives it abundantly. Surya casts drishti upon bhava-7 giving the spouse a similar selfishness.

The marital partners will prosper when they remain mutually independent in their actions, each seeking their own personal satisfaction with a self-directed agenda.

Good for a professional marriage with each spouse having his-her own means of income and professional skills. One will not easily share resources with the spouse; little mercy for weakness of the spouse. one is self-identified and not good at sharing. Me-first.

Weakness when manageable presents opportunities for growth.

Splendid, sparkling Surya-karaka in bhava-1 = Father

Father holds a physically visible position due to brilliant body-personality attributes(1) and is known to his society at large in an icon of virtue.

Father may be a dramatic actor, politician, or other center-stage personality

Whether his activities are positive or negative depends upon the lagnesha and its angle to Surya-1.

Has a powerfully definitive effect on the personality development and social identity.

Seeks honor and regard in glamorous central positions, but is challenged to share glory and power.

Surya occupies either Simha indriya-lagna or Mesha indriya-lagna may display a breathtaking sense of personal entitlement.

Ravi-Mesha can be truly heroic, often a rescuer or noble agent willing to offer one's very life for glory. Excellent in military, as a fame warrior .

The behavioral style = solipsistic, and the leadership methods tend toward imperious .

  • one's social attitude may be perceived as adolescently fame-seeking rather than socially responsible.

Bewildering to the native as it may be, the great hero who sees oneself as risking one's own life for the glory of the nation may be perceived as being more accurately motivated by the glory of self.

Characteristically seeks the 'lion's share' of attention for oneself. May be shocked to discover that this self-referential inability to share the glory produces not continuous praise but rather increasing resentment.

A very strong Surya occupies the Simha (or Meza) indriya-lagna = magnificent stage performer or military general.

Self-focused Surya who may suffer an inability to manage power-sharing. Not suited to equal to equal relationships. Radiant Ravi may exhibit not "All for one and One for all" (Dumas, Three Musketeers)

... but rather "All for One and... All for One" .

In Mesha in particular Surya-1's worldview can be strikingly self-referential - even while one is busy with self-perceived good works.

Surya occupies Simha due to Shani lord of kalatra bhava must marry an elder, experienced, practical and socially networked spouse (France-Emperor 1769-1821 Wars Bonaparte 's Josephine).Adjust this prognosis according to the 7th navamsha.

If Ravi occupies a kendra from lagna,

Surya the Sparkling Center may be admired for creative leadership. Radiant confidence. Burning bright like a leader torch. Can lead charismatically even when others have lost hope

Prosperity in fields where independent decision-making and self-confidence are valued.

Surya-1 usually puts some unique twist on career, and may ignore the social ranking divisions race, class, or gender convention[Shani] via personal charisma that is strong enough to claim a position usually reserved for another group.

If Kuja is favorable, pioneering success in politics and military professions.

Surya-1 may be incapable of imagining that one's own decisions could ever be anything less than completely right. If not appreciated in love or work, one will look elsewhere for the attention one craves.


Surya-1 produces an intensely bright self-focus. This self-referential radiance can impede the ability to see another person independently of the Light one shines upon them,

Unless there are light-buffering compensations within the nativity, Surya-1 may become a challenging position for marriage.

Bhava-1 = self, attributes of personality, uniqueness, and it can become azone of narcissistic anxiety if Surya-1 becomes excessively self-identified with the social-material personality.

Surya-1 casts a bright aura into one's environment but ego-satisfaction is generally obtained via a Surya-style one-to-many relationship with the audience, rather than a Shukra-style one-to-one relationship with a significant Other.

If Surya receives Drishti from Shani there is less solipsism and more social responsibility.

Generally, Surya-1 derives primary identify from the applause generated by acts of political or artistic creativity.The spouse may be an appreciative audience, a friend [Kumbha] or an appendage.

Surya-1 generally cannot tolerate anyone or anything which threatens to block their light. Should the spouse be perceived as limiting one's ability to send light into the audience, marriage may be short-lived.

QUOTATION from Das / Behari WRT Surya-1

" Invincible in your approach to life.

  • Mathematical genius and a superb philosopher

famous but not often happy.

A habitual wanderer

  • and will seldom be able to live in peace with your spouse.

There will be very few people who can establish harmonious partnerships with you."


Striking, golden appearance

especially if Surya occupies a friendly rashi.

Bright aura if Surya is favorable; exaggerated ego-membrane if not.

Surya-1 strives to maintain a radiant appearance. One frequently cultivates the health and beauty practices, including cosmetic surgeries, diets, hatha yoga etc. which help achieve positive social recognition of the individual physical body.

Beneficial for career in modeling, athletics, entertainment, or as an iconic representative of a social organization or a nation-state.

Believes oneself to be a royal personage. High entitlements to claim the public attention.

Tendency toward narcissistic anxiety and pronounced selfishness. Surya may be unable to acknowledge the supporting social structures and resources given by others which have created their individual success.

Mythology of the self-made man . One's own beliefs may be so powerful that one is unable to experience the truth of others.

If Shukra also in lagna, Surya = dramatically influential, successful in diplomatic tasks, and brightly attractive.

Exception = Simha indriya-lagna and Mesha indriya-lagna, where Surya burns up the beauty of Shukra leaving only sensual desire. move


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" The light of the body is the eye:

Therefore, when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light;

but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness."

~~ Gospel of Luke 11:34-35