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Surya occupies 4th-from-Chandra

  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 Suraja

Arka - Ata

Athithya - Aditya

Agni - Aja


resides in




Soule - Saul


Sun [Sunday]

Apollo - Paul

Sirius - Osiris


Utu - Ata - Aitha

Aten - Aton - OM - On

Amon-Ra - Aurya


Helios - Heli

Haul - Halo - Ha

Havar [havana]

Nyima - Nyayiru




the fourth house

genitor * domus

the brilliant custodian

bright center of the Old Ways patriotic-drama

entitled sparkle among the householders, citizens, parishioners

politics of root culture, nationalism, homeland, schooling , shelter, habits, comfort, vehicles, pathways of transportation

glorious identity with roots - routes - ruts - routines (4)

central roles in ethnic-tribal identity,

politics of land-ownership, protective environmentalisam

radiant border-defense


Archway in Tilla-Kari Madrassah

Samarkand, Uzbekistan


Public Figure Examples

[Surya-Mesha] [uchcha]

[shocking-transformative randhresha for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

[rules 8-occult, transformation, revolution, sudden upheaval, rebirth, initiation, identity-change, undisclosed assets, confidential knowledge]

[bright center of local aristocracy] [intelligence for competitive farming] [holds the focus of ethnic folkways] [identified with new use of old dwellings]

[dominating self-confident land owner] [champion of the place of belonging] [father-figure may be entitled builder-driver-gardener-protector]


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

rules 7-relationships, contracts, advocacy, fairness, legal judgments, lawcourts, appeals, representation, equity, diplomacy, bargaining, partners

[bright center of real-estate contracts] [intelligence for customary finance] [holds the focus of ancestral property values] [decision-making entitlements in pricing of farmlands] [center-stage assessor of old dwellings]

[self-confident broker of underground resource onwership-stewardship] [radiantly recognizable in the historical birthplace] [values-conserving knolwedgeable father may be center of the household] [father-figure may be evaluator preserver banker of transport-pathways, lands-buildings, vehicles]


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

check Budha and Budha-drishti to see Surya's transactional, documenting, collaborative motivation

bright center of management, commerce, information, conversation [communicative father may be center of the household]

[father may be mercantile communicative center of the household] [father-figure may be pharmacist, physician, minister, talkative caretaker]

inequity, disenfranchisement, debt, ailment in father-center of home, school, transport

  • Steppenwolf 1877-1962 anti-Nazi Hermann Hesse [fantasizing-conceptual Arudra-4]


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

rules 5-politics, idealism, entitlement, display, celebrity, authorship, intellect, gambling-games, entertainment, children, genius, showmanship, creativity

[bright center of real-estate contracts] [intelligence for customary agriculture] [holds the light-focus of ancestral ethnic folkways] [center-stage decision-making entitlements in farmlands and old dwellings] [political authority in matters of habitual worship] [self-assertive policing demonstrator of boundaries, fencing, limits]

[paternalistically self-confident property owner] [radiantly recognizable in the local birthplace] [father-figure may be transporter, shipper, builder, driver, cultivator, protector] [self-righteous father may be center of the household]



[svakshetra] [mūlatrikoṇa if within 1-10 deg]

[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[bright center of local politics] [intelligence for patriotic property defense] [celebrated entitlement to display land ownership] [camera focus on ethnic cultural rhythms]

[charismatic father may be the center of the household] [father-figure may be schoolteacher-police-farmer-transporter-homebuilder]


[team-working bhratru-pati for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

bright center of ethno-national service ministry [father may work in shipping, farming, land-use, building]


[nīcha] [potentially nīcha-bhanga if Surya-yuti-Shani]

[conserving-traditional dhanesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[bright center of ethno-national diplomacy] [intelligence for cultural habits] [icon of heritage land ownership] [father-figure may be curator of local traditions, property-values custodian, home-builder, housing financier, schoolteacher, farmer] [bargaining dad at center of the household]

gainful politics of foundational cultural values


[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Simha indriya-lagna]

[bright center of ethno-national secrets] [intelligence for local mysteries] [controling father may be the center of the household]

identified with the politics of the customary ethnic foundations

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters 1744-1818 Abigail Adams [diplomatic-arranging Anuradha-3] [navamsha Surya-Tula-nicha] [surya-4 maha-parivartamsha Mangala-1]

  • POTUS-pair-34 Military Families 1896-1979 Mamie Doud Eisenhower [defensive-stewarding Viśākha-4]


  • Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr [calculating-strategic Anuradha-2]


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

[bright center of ethno-national convictions]

[patriarchal figure holds center of the household]

[inspirational, believing father may be agriculturalist, real-estate, transport, teacher]


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

rules11 - income, profitability, friendships, gain-of-goals, achievement, distribution systems, community, social network

[class-conscious father may be driver-builder-farmer] [lawful dad may be center of the household]

[bright center of ethno-national governance] [intelligence for conservative localism] [icon of lawfully customary Old Ways]

[political focus on environmental policy] [confident demonstrations of farming and land-ownership]

  • Genesis 1951- songwriter drummer Phil Collins [musical-enriching Śrāvaṇa-2]


[dutiful-hierarchical karmesha for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[bright center of local networked systems] [earner father may be center of the household]


[philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Dhanus-born]

[bright belief in ethno-national security] [dreamy father may be center of the household]

[radiant ideology of property ownership-stewardship ] [wise center of customary beliefs] [sacred understanding of local rhythms] [celebrated entitlement to demonstrate the root culture] [political focus on visionary defense of a Way of Life]

rules 9-ideology , paradigm of belief, profession of faith, principled convictions, higher understanding, father-figures, priestly patronage, preaching, patriarchal entitlements, philosophical convictions, theory, public spiritual guidance, celebrated doctrines, sangha, sacred teachings, credenda, globalism, dharma, worldview, weltanschauung, mother's health

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T 1942-2018 Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin [bargaining-contractual Uttarabhadra-3] [navamsha Surya-Tula-nicha]


Center of a Settled Nation

Surya in svabhava of Surya 's mitragraha (good friend) Chandra radiates comfortable, habitual, customary, calm (Soma) personal charisma [Surya] into social roles including:

  • schooling, cultural foundations, basis of buildings, basement,

  • protection of the Homeland and its watery boundaries,

  • maintenance of the folkways, defense of owned or stewarded properties, continuation of ethnic folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms, custodianship

  • spectacular displays (Surya ) of patriotic (4) pomp and ceremony [Surya]

creative, center-stage specialties include

  • all things house and home

  • establisher, rooter, parent, grower, planter, farmer, landsman, groundskeeper, shelter-provider, care-taker, fence-maker, boundary-setter, surveyor,

  • exponent and icon of the foundational lifestyles of a people

Father may be the primary parent or radiant center of the household, unless Chandra also occupies 4

  • UK-Queen 1926-2022 Elizabeth-2 [announcing-collaborative Aśvini-3] Although her mother was a long-lived and ever-present figure in QE's childhood homes, her dad was the King of England. Surya is powerful in Mesha. Dad acquired much of the highly valuable, royally-untaxed real-estate [4] which forms the basis [4] of the capitalization of the current Windsor dynasty.

Central figure in the home, home-schooling, political salons, real-estate, at-home entertainments

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters 1744-1818 Abigail Adams [diplomatic-arranging Anuradha-3] [navamsha Surya-Tula-nicha] [surya-4 maha-parivartamsha Mangala-1]. AA bore six children and managed various homes in several states. During POTUS-2 John Adams diplomatic foreign service assignments, AA entertained in temporary ambassador's quarters in England and France.

  • During her husband's repeated and extended absences, AA also managed their productive, working farm. The Adams Family were the first occupants of the new, unfinished Whitehouse. Despite living in primitive conditions of a half-built mansion in a malarial swamp, Abigail served fine entertainments [Surya] in a courtly European style that she had learned during their foreign assignments.

The universe seems to revolve around oneself when the native occupies The dramatic center of

  • Patriotic defense of the homeland, folkways, schooling, root-culture, folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms

  • ethnic ritual patterns, locally recognized acts of piety, seasonal festivals, regional deities, local culture

  • fishing, agriculture, boundaries surrounding lands and properties, territory, fencing, gateways,

  • parenting, school-teaching, ownership of property building and vehicles including boats, fixed assets stewardship and protection,

  • licensing, examinations and permissions, social security,

  • belonging to a place, environmental ecology, territory, the land, oceans, roots

Whether more specialized toward the sheltering and maintaining roles of parenting, schooling, or land ownership = depends upon rashi, drishti, and co-tenants of bhava-4 .

Independent from the parents and roots, but ego-membrane identified with those same roots. The native delivers to the public an iconic representation of the home or the homeland via a highly personalize style of effusive, radiant ego-energy.

Generally a popular local icon.

  • Celebrity publisher 1960-1999 JFK-Jr

  • Navamani Malai 1879-1950 Bhagavan Shri Ramana Maharishi of Arunachala * yuti Rahu * worshipped by local folk who came to gain darshana; admired by visitors worldwide

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters 1744-1818 Abigail Adams [Surya-4 maha-parivartamsha Mangala-1] AA was a popular figure in her home community of Massachusetts, British America which became Massachusetts, USA during her lifetime. Her husband's colleagues in politics and governance wrote that they appreciated her gracious diplomacy and found her ideas tp be principled and engaging.

Resists bonding in order to go one's own way. Usually leaves the mother's shelter early in life. Wants to impose one's own style upon the home and school environment. Not much interested in bondage to the land, but does enjoy the prestige of property ownership-stewardship .

Politically patriotic

pragmatically self-protective.

Guardian of the root culture. Frequently a caretaker or teacher in the schooling system.

May be extremely self-confident in making pronouncements when Surya-yuti-Budha and Surya occupies a hospitable rashi such as Simha, Karkata, Meza, Vṛścika, Meena, or Dhanus. Karkata is deeply rooted into the politics of the homeland and folkways.

May excel in marine sciences and business connected to the oceans.

One finds a central position in the drama of

folkways behaviors , matters of schooling, houses and homes, Buildings and home decorating; property ownership-stewardship , patriotism, parenting, vehicles, boundaries, burials, and protection of the land.

Adequately well-liked but never fully accepted by conventional family-based people, nor does one care to be.

Surya-4 supports a focus on schoolwork in any subject. Surya sometimes lacks emotional sensitivity Yet, the Blazing One can be an entertaining, charismatic presence in the classroom or study center.

Dad may be a caretaker, ritualist, schoolteacher, principal of a school, or other species of educator.

One seeks praise and recognition for the qualities of one's property-ownership and patriotism.

  • Includes homes, vehicles, schools, and parenting to transmit foundational cultural security "roots "

Pitrau: Mother and Father


Father may be the center of the household, unless there is strong engagement with 4 coming from Chandra

  • Le Petite Voie 1873-1897 St. Therese von Lisieux [Surya-10 parivartamsha Guru-6]. Momdied of breast cancer when Therese was age-4. Dad became her center of the household.

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T 1942-2018 Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin [bargaining-contractual Uttarabhadra-3] [navamsha Surya-Tula-nicha] Mom died at Aretha's age 10. Dad was a charismatic cultural figure and center of the household.

  • POTUS-10 Annex Texas 1790-1862 John Tyler [ideological-optimistic Revatī-1] + [Shani-yuti-Shukra-uchcha] [surya-4 parivartamsha Guru-9] Mom died at John's age 7. Dad was a charismatic cultural figure and center of the household.


Typically, the Mother has a strong, self-directed, independent character which can (depending on the rashi) be a vigorous promoter of their offspring, or a social rationalist, or a wise and capable leader - or all of the above.

Mother is normally a public person with executive capability, the leader-manager in her home.

The mother wishes the child to follow in her professional footsteps. The native 's parenting style is independent and rational, with less regard for traditions and more enthusiasm for incisive critical thought. (Any influence of Shani will restrain freedom.)

If yuti Budha , mother is highly intelligent and an ambitious planner.

If yuti Shukra , both mother and child are attractive and talented.

Exception = Simha, where Shukra goes combust, leaving the native dramatically talented but not classically attractive.

Footsteps tend to lead into the performance arts, since Surya is the karaka for theatre and public performance. The mother is often involved in theatre/politics - whether her role is covert or overt. The native learns the arts of self-confidence and rational self-promotion from their motherr.

A common position for professional actors/politicians whose mothers are great coaches and promoters.

Strong ego-membrane identification with the mother and her life. Typically favors the mother in character and appearance, with less attachment to the father even though the father is often at home or close-to-home due to Surya-4.

Vigorous patriotism. Strong rational understanding of property, education, reputation and social ranking.

Ego attachment to the mother's family lineager.

Surya pitri-karaka in 4 = Father in 4

Father holds a near-to-the-ground position (4) and is known to his society as a farmer, fisherfolk, schoolteacher, parent, policeman, guardian, defender of the folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms, shelterer, homebuilder, driver, transporter, farmer, fisherman, or other local roles in a settlement.

Father is usually a patriot, landowner, and defensive agent.

  • UK-King 1948- Charles-3 + [Budha-yuti-Ketu]* famed father UK-Duke-Edinburgh 1921-2021 Philip Mountbatten as a naval commander, defending the UK from Nazi attack during WW-2. Following military retirement, he enjoyed driving (4) and cultivating his lands (4).

Father may be strongly influenced by Mother's folk. Whether dad's reputation is positive or negative depends upon the bandesha-4 * bandhesha, and its angle to Surya-4.



Surya in kendra Bhava 4

Bright Guardian

Produces a brightly-lit aura rooted in home and homeland.

One radiates confidence and asserts the importance of local rhythms, routines, customs, practices, and habits.

Comfortable and admired when playing guardian roles such as schoolteacher, police, parent, and property-vehicle owner.

In bhava-4, some tendency to idealize the mother and her people as a method of calling attention to oneself. As well, Surya-4 tends to romanticize the convention of property ownership-stewardship and seek praise for holding the purported entitlements regarding ownership and protection of the land.

If the Surya-4 native is herself a mother, expect an assertive style of home management. (Mitigated as usual when Surya is weakened in Shani's or Shukra's sign or via drishti from Shani.)

Bright, Self-Assured Guardian

Dramatically patriotic. In the culture wars, Surya-Simha - mūlatrikoṇa 1-10 deg or Surya-Mesha in bhava-4 may rise to protect the Old Ways (4) of doing things, including extreme defense-of-culture or fencing of property.

Policing of the polis to ensure recognition of the local folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms and accepted behaviors. Political rights of the settlers and primacy of the Customary Way of Life.

Local Royalty

In the Center of local life with ego-roots in the land. Often home-builders, schoolteachers, farmers, fisher-folk, police officers, or local political figures. Generally does not travel far from the homeland.

Seeks a centrally important, parental role in sheltered environments; may feel insulted when others especially "outsiders " express a competing opinion. Emotional Stress, caused by those who do not properly recognize the righteous centrality of the native, can find its way into the heart. Therefore cardiac health should be well-managed.


Das / Behari comment on Surya-4


" You view life in a regal way, with a thread of detachment - making the changes of life, or living itself, something you"view" rather than identify with.

  • It makes you detached from the masses.

You require people to offer significant things in exchange for your friendship -- or in other words, you want significant people as your friends .

Therefore, ordinary people are not usually found to be very important to you in your own personal life.

  • Therefore, you are faced with vindictiveness from jealous people , even though you deal very nicely.

You will earn money and power by your own efforts,

and those who oppose you will find it difficult to"win"r.

Your later career will tend to be better than your earlier attempts, and you will gradually attain a better situation and a strong personal character .

  • The first half of life is made difficult in a number of ways but gradually things improve .

You will suffer deeply due to bad leaders, and may also experience weakness in the heart, or heart trouble.

  • You will acquire a very prosperous career,

  • but will suffer in some attacks or litigation ."


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