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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 hram hrim hraum sah suryaya namah


Professor Surya

Savitra [the stimulator]

resides in

Makara - Draco



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



Sun [Sunday]

occupies the constellation of


Dra-cornis * Draco

the horned One

Ruled by Ravi's enemy Shani

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear;

but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

~~ 2 Timothy 1:7


Snow at Nezu Shrine [Woman in Snow] c. 193x

painted by Tsuchiya Koitsu 1870-1949


Aging Lion

Surya-Makara-DracoSurya-Makara-Draco occupies Uttarāṣāḍha nakshatra

[governing-regulatory Uttarāṣāḍha-2]

Makara navamsha DOUBLE MAKARA [ vargottamsha ]

[populist-economic Uttarāṣāḍha-3]

Kumbha navamsha

[imaginative-contemplative Uttarāṣāḍha-4]

Meena navamsha

[Surya-Makara-Draco] occupies Śrāvaṇa nakshatra

[inventive-pioneering Śrāvaṇa-1]

Mesha Navamsha

[oratorical-musical-financial Śrāvaṇa-2]

Urisha Navamsha storytelling, genetics, traditions, conservation of assets, preservation, entreasurement, heritage, language, speech, vision, historical knowledge, memory

[collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3]

Mithuna Navamsha communications, publication, writing-editing, commercial business, management, administration, diagrams

[ethno-rhythmic Śrāvaṇa-4]

Karkata Navamsha

[Surya-Makara-Draco] occupies Dhaniṣṭha nakshatra

[dramatizing-political Dhaniṣṭha-1]

Simha navamsha political-dramatic-creative display

[calculating-ministering Dhaniṣṭha-2]

Kanya navamsha analytical-strategic-logical

Public Figure Examples

[Surya in bhava-1]

[mysterious-revealing randhresha for Makara-born]

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

[Surya in bhava-2]

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

[bright focus of stored lawful knowledge] [confidently speaks on hierarchical values] [center-stage roles in conventional acquisitions] [class-conscious father may be banker-historian-collector]

[Surya in bhava-3]

[dutiful-hierarchical karmesha for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[corporate or institutional manager] [bright focus of lawful pronouncements] [confidently delivers hierarchical descriptions]

[center-stage roles in conventional communications] [class-conscious merchant-craftsman-administrator father]

brilliant, courageous public reputation for political announcements, charismatic presentations


[Surya in bhava-4]

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

[class-conscious driver-builder-farmer father may be primary parent]

[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]

[Surya in bhava-5] [svabhava]

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

[bright focus of political hierarchy] [confidently displays conventional intelligence] [center-stage roles in fixed-rank drama] [class-conscious, creative, speculative, entitled father]


[Surya in bhava-6]

[energetic lagnesha for Simha indriya-lagna]

[bright focus of hierarchical ministry] [confidently displays conventional assistance] [center-stage roles in government service] [class-conscious exploitive-ailing-aiding father]

[Surya in bhava-7]

[conserving-acquiring dhanesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[Surya occupies 6/8 from Simha-2 = imbalanced societal alliances]

[financially self-referential in class-conscious relationships] [contractual unions arranged by family tradition]

[marriage-1 partner resembles lawfully sober father] [lifepartnership with vocal politician-dramatist-speculator-creative] [lifepartner may be singer-linguist-financier-assessor] [marriage focused on confident self-expression of historical values]

[verbally radiant father may be conservative public speaker] [knowledgable father-figure may express enduring historical conflict]

[untrusting hierarchical agreements] [center-stage roles in government negotiation]

[Surya in bhava-8]

[managing-collaborative sahaja-pati for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[bright focus on secret communications within class-based hierarchies] [confidently displays conventional camouflage] [center-stage place in undisclosed governance emergencies]

[documenting, corresponding, reporting, protocol-detailing presence in crisis intervention environments] [may be safety bureaucrat or first-response official]

[dramatized explanatory descriptions of shocking catastrophe]

[class-conscious father may be businessman-manager-explainer, often in insurance or hidden undertakings]

[Surya in bhava-9]

[karako bhavo nashto for father, patrons, chieftains, indoctrinators]

[patriotic-securing bandesha for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[righteously radiating authority shows socially-approved certainty] [entitled to government patronage roles] [brilliant ceremonial displays of hierarchical status]

[bright center of normalized humanistic principles] [may preach confidently upon conventional wisdom][often a famous public guidance figure modeling lawful convictions ]

[sparkles in orderly sanctimonious patriarchal roles][father may be class-conscious preacher, patriarch, or ideologue]

[Surya in bhava-10] [dikbala]

[political-theatrical vidya-pati for Mesha indriya-lagna]

rules 5- Politics, center-stage roles, theatre, demonstration, display, charming brilliance, genius, poetry, choice-making, showmanship, gambling and gamesmanship, romantic idealism, creativity, fashion-shows, flamboyance, celebrity entitlements, confidence, artistic performance, drama, children, financial speculation, intelligence, entertainments, fun

[bright focus of hierarchical elite] [confidently displays conventional social authority] [tends to dull the independent intelligence, yet can shine in status-ranked, legitimating corporate institutional structures]

[center-stage command roles in regulatory governance] [class-conscious bureaucratic boss-leader-executive father]


[Surya in bhava-11]

[usually is the mother's eldest child] [inimical-medicating rogesha for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

[bright focus of lawful marketplace] [confidently displays conventional earnings] [center-stage roles in community governance] [class-conscious socialite-networking-fundraising father]

[Surya in bhava-12]

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

[bright focus of interior imagination] [confidently displays conventional interior guidance] [center-stage roles in private relationships] [class-conscious father may be representative-broker-contract attorney]

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

Makara * Draco * = a horned sea-monster, often associated with strict laws of the dragon kingdom (draconian rules).

Suryai-Makara-Draco * bright center of governed social order

/ I am / self-centric identity formed by thought-streams emitting from The Series of Suns

/ I am / regulatory, unable to recognize exceptions, Structured, Lawful, Orderly.

The natural genius of Surya-Makara seeks to radiate from the center of orderly environments , such as

  • social institutions and large corporations

  • multi-ranked, status-laddered, pyramid-shaped hierarchies

  • professions imposing lawful and orderly operations

  • government bureaucracies at every level, from local to international

  • policy-and-procedure

  • bureaucratic organizations

Surya-Makara's public behavior is typically lawful, socially correct, personally disciplined, and usually hard-working as well.

When uncomfortably placed, Surya-Makara may signal a certain amount of hierarchical conceit. One may radiate the " right status" .

Compliance with organizational directives. "Company man."

Often disinterested in matters of brightness, heat, creativity, individuality, and distinctiveness. Although a highly capable organizer, Surya-Makara may lack the ability to recognize the unique spiritual and creative [Surya] qualities of others.

  • Natural regulator-administrator; highly attentive to the letter of the law in social dealings.

  • Surya = iconic and idealized; the Surya-Makara represents a lawfully perfect image of "everyman"

  • However, the intelligence which motivates the spirit of the law tends to escape this native's attention. Surya-Makara is a rather materialistic and dis-spirited placement.

Individualized tastes and personal intelligence tend to be interpreted as nno-conformity therefore both the native and one's father tends to tone down all forms of innovation and march along in step with the middle flanks.

Surya-Makara male figures in general display a lack of enthusiasm for life, even while they may succeed perfectly well in business, government, church society, and professional promotions.

Savitra, constrained in the rashi of Surya's bitter enemy Shani, can provide some variety of social constraint upon individual validation .

During periods of Surya, Savitra may experience social stigma due to having taken a selfish [Surya] in a conformist [Shani] social environment.

If unsupported by a strong ruling Shani, Makara-Surya may signify a weakened social status.

  • Lights Out 1968-2023 singer Lisa Marie Presley [collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3] Four-times-married-and-divorced. Endured a degree of mainstream social disapproval for her personal [Surya] choices to break or bend their society's conventional marriage rules due to [Shani-yuti-Rahu]

Usually not a status-weakener for yogakaraka Shani lagna of Tula or Vrishabha.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin [imaginative-abstract ̄ṣāḍha-4] [Surya-yuti-Budha] Although BJF was a very ; prominent figure in the Revolutionary War era of the new American Republic, BJF never sought and rarely held public office (10). Rather, Surya in bhava-9 prefers to offer guidance [9] and elder patronage [BJF was much older than most of the other revolutionaries]. BJF preferred to work in the background, developing the economic linkages Chandra-Kumbha-10 that would facilitate the commercial development of the new republic's marketplace systems. Naturally with Rahu-uchcha-1, he also took a percentage of each bargained arrangement.

Makara-Surya may signify a weakened social status * However, if Surya receives a strengthening 10th or 7th drishti from Professor Shani, one may enjoy a well-structured career and respectable reputation.

  • POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan [political-entitled Dhaniṣṭha-1] [nīch]-Shani-Mesha] casts an insitutional-authority10th drishti into lagnesha Surya in bhava-6 ++ Shani activates-and-aspects Kumbha 10th-from-Chandra. RWR's father was said to have been an alcoholic (6) traveling shoe salesman. RWR faced some career stigma in the 1950's due to his divorce (6) from the popular actress Jane Wyman. Yet, his Shani-yuti-Rahu pair in doctrinal-9 made RWR a favorite with those who wished to disrupt the boundary [Rahu] between Church and State. RWR won the POTUS-40 seat due largely to fundamentalist [nīcha-Shani] Evangelical Christian block-voters, who were less concerned with his conventional dignity and more concerned with his doctrinal righteousness.

  • POTUS-32 Fireside Chats 1882-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt [collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3] Shani-Mesha-8 owns-and-aspects via 10th drishti to Surya-yuti-Shukra-5 politics. FDR was frequently accused of being an autocrat. Most of the damage to professional reputation is mitigated through Shani's characteristic dedication to work duty. Shani-8 also rules lagneshaKumbha-Budha-6, providing [Harsha Yoga] Therefore, the idiosyncrasy for which FDR would have been the most bitterly criticized == namely his relationship to his wife's secretary [Budha] -- remained camouflaged by Shani-8, never reaching the public awareness.

  • USA-Gov-FL 1953- offshore finance Jeb Bush [calculating-logistical Dhaniṣṭha-2] [Atmakaraka] + [Surya-yuti-Rahu] However, no Shani drishti upon his Surya-yuti-Rahu

All of the public personalities on the list to the left in some way endured social criticism for their lifestyle (Ravi) choices. The censure occurs according to the bhava of Surya and other placements such as Surya's angle to Chandra.

Surya-Makara's ego-membrane expression depends on the character of survivalist, law-and-order Shani.

In Tarot, "the Hierophant" .

Attracted to the reactionary conservative political wings of all political parties, social movements, and religions. Driven by a need for safety [Shani] rather than a hunger for truth , Ravi suffers low moral integrity in Makara.

Surya-Makara radiates confidence in matters of social hierarchy and /the law of the jungle/ .

As always, if Shani is dignified , the negative implications are reversed, One may -- with time and maturity -- display superior moral character.

  • after some youthful dissonance, the [uchcha] Shani support in nativities of "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey and dramatist-philanthropist Paul Newman allowed them to reach high levels of personal moral development.

Shani-Makara corrections, lawfulness, public status. May impose a mid-course correction.

For Kanya lagna, Shani activates the complex-and-contradictory 5-entitlement + 6-crime, along with the complexity 8+9 from Mithuna-Chandra

  • Standard Oil 1874-1960 philanthropy John D. Rockefeller [collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3] + [Budha-yuti-Surya] + [Shani-yuti-Budha] = Budha bribery = during his 1910 Budha-Budha svabhukti, after a widely criticized scandal involving bribery of members of Congress, JDR quit his director roles in both US Steel and Standard Oil. These were two of the most powerful corporations of the day/ He switched to pursuit of philanthropy as a " correction" to the immorality of his corporation's public crimes. For his celebrated acts of charitable giving, JDR used the massive funds created via those corporations' pervasive exploitation, gross injustice, and greed.

Visible public behavior = psychologically driven by childhood memories of punishment for non-conformity, and praise for proper public behavior.

Ravi-Makara seeks core validation from human institutional organizations [Shani] rather than finding spiritual validation through the authentic divine presence [Surya].

Grants a defensive, conformist ego-personality distinguished by low self-esteem, hidden behind a narrow and parochial personal morality.

Subscribes to and acts from the default set of conservative practices within one's present-life culture. Visible public behavior psychologically driven by childhood fear of punishment.

Surya-Makara = karaka for chronic, deep-seated physical illnesses resulting from "spiritual malnutrition" and public overcompensation for private immoral behavior.

Compensation behaviors, posturing, and /hiding/ of the inner weakness seem necessary for social survival . The native adopts the social programming of a large organization (Typically, a religious one) in order to protect one's weakened inner life-force core [Surya] from withering and death.r.

Surya-yuti-Budha cans serve as a mouthpiece for Shani's materialistic and economic ideologies [Shani]. One loses Surya's natural autocratic style and instead becomes a spokesperson for a social-economic class.

If Surya-Makara in kendra or otherwise strengthened, the leadership style = moralistic with ideological sermonizing and public displays of ritually conformist behavior.

Naturally at home in large, conservative religious and government organizations

Surya-Makara in bhava-10 is especially predictive of leadership roles in large, socially hierarchical organizations such as corporate power structures and government or religious institutions.

Surya-Makara in bhava-11 is by contrast more focused on social networking albeit the context of the community linkage work (11) is Makara suggesting legalism, rule-governed organizations, and hierarchies

If [Surya-yuti-Shukra] , well-liked by the common people . Shukra = lovely bone structure, photogenic, and appeals to the bourgeois class.

Surya-Makara is prone to to say one thing [Shani] and do another [Surya] throughout life. A reputation for hypocrisy may ensue.

Surya-Makara = karaka for a / pious official / who can vigorously promote ideology as a substitute for faith. Attracted into cults where statutory law is worshipped as divine. Needs organized religious support, but may turn over one's own moral authority to a charismatic religious leaderr.

The channel for divine intelligence is narrowed, and personal creativity reduced. One may be, however, a brilliant and clear mirror of the common mentality , One may brightly represent and articulate the needs, frustrations, and -- especially - fears of the proletariat.

Public appearance of strict and orderly traditional cultural morality is essential to the mission.

  • POTUS-32 Fireside Chats 1882-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt [collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3] [Surya-yuti-Shukra] [5, politics, entitlement, idealism] Kingly icon of hierarchical stabilization, maintaining the social order in a highly idiosyncratic confident way. Surya has no regard for Shani's fear-mongering. "There is nothing to fear, but fear itself."

  • USA Civil Rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King [normalizing-regulating Uttarāṣāḍha-2] [Surya-yuti-Budha] (7)

Yet, because one's access to divine intelligence is channeled through human organizational structures [Makara] and not through inner confidence, the inner moral compass is weakened.

QUOTATION Das commentary

" The Sun is in Capricorn or the Sun is in Aquarius, and the Sun is aspected by Saturn."

" You will overcome your enemies

  • and will prosper due to government favor." [end quote]


from NASA * Image Credit Copyright * Marat Ahmetvaleev

" This sunrise panorama seems to show such a moment on the winter morning of February 15 [2013]. In the mist, a calm, mirror-like stretch of the Miass River flows through the foreground along a frosty landscape near Chelyabinsk, Russia."

Surya-Makara may parrot the moral rules of the organization [Makara] without personal inquiry or spiritual engagement. Public posturing.

Lack of ultimate accountability. In a leadership position, this native is prone to self-doubt.

Politically (Surya activates politics) the native projects a leadership persona of strict adherence to principle; thus Ravi/Makara appeals to ideologues of any stripe, and to the common people, who fear for their safetyr.

Courage and moral intelligence at a low ebb, under pressure from the law-abiding, structural-organizational agenda of Shani. The heart is constrained.

The rashi of Surya's mutual enemy Shani is an inhospitable place for Surya.

Independent willpower is much constrained by Shani's lowest-common-denominator, conformist rule of law. the native 's ability to follow the law is impeded by a stunted ego-membrane that feels oppressed rather than supported by rules. Can be unethical and selfish due to low-self confidence.

If Shani is well placed, Surya-Markara = hard-working with good business sense.

Ego reduction increases the capacity for compliance with organizational directives , and the compliant Savitra may be promoted successfully into higher ranks of the pyramid.

If Splendid Surya receives incoming drishti of Shani, there is increased social-law accountability. Protection from elite hierarchies. If Shani is strong, one's own willpower can be harnessed to the interests of large social organizations.

  • POTUS-32 Fireside Chats 1882-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt [collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3] [Surya-yuti-Shukra] [5, politics, entitlement, idealism] strengthening 10th drishti of nicha-Shani-8 upon Shani-ruled Surya-5. Obligation to maintain the social order [Makara] by political methods [5] in times of terrifying crisis caused by extreme selfishness and greed [nicha-Shani-8]

Father * father-figure

Father-figure may be the bio-dad, adoptive dad, male guardian, or other dominant male = concerned with survival, rank, status, respect, and social conformity.

The father may be weak-willed, with a law-and-order orientation to public life. Father is often emotionally distant, punitive, narrow-minded, and hypocritical.

Father's approach to life may be legalistic and conformist rather than supportive of his children's individual spirit. Father gives performance-based praise and wants to see the children move up the status ladder - nothing more and nothing less.

Often dad works for large corporations, government bureaucracies, or institutions

  • the father of VPOTUS Military Weapons Contracts 1941- Dick Cheney worked for the government USA dept of agriculture [Makara] as a fields-and-forests official (10)

Suggestion of a substantial gap between his stated principles and his actions. Typically, the "gap" is defined by a public commitment to marriage and family as the "pillars of society" contrasted with prolonged absence from the family home. Infidelity to the publicly stated principles may be the result.

External, public conformity and adoption of a * Safe*, conservative belief system is understood to provide personal survival for the child .

The hypocritical lineage of public/private "cognitive dissonance" and infidelity is passed from father to child , unless other graha support a more firm moral character. The adult child seeks out punitive , moralistic human authority figures who resemble the father.

As always, if Shani is dignified, the negative implications are reversed, and the father may -- with time and maturity -- display superior moral character.

[Full profile of father = Surya-yuti-Guru + dharma bhava + Dharmesha-9 + 9th-from-Chandra + pitri-karaka + D-12]

Pragmatic and bureaucratic

Surya-Makara = situational ethics favor the expedient and the practical;

Typically one finds the light of Divine Intelligence radiating from within the corporate and governmental institutions of the social order.

Surya-Makara radiantly emits seniority. One dramatically enacts (Surya drama) the character of one who respects tradition and rules.

Although independently the Ego-membrane is too weak to confront stronger egos, nevertheless an individual can succeed socially when there is a big system to create the theatrical stage of life.

Surya-Makara flourishes when there is somebody bigger to hide behind - often a church, bank, corporation or institutionalized political party .

Frequently found in political government and bureaucracies where the system rewards loyalty not integrity . Not an 'alpha' personality, despite perhaps being instrumentally marketed by their organizations (especially in politics) as "great leader" .

Surya-Makara = karaka for a political appointee functionary, who does the bidding of the hierarchy.

QUOTATION Das comments = Surya- Makara

"... average or below average of help to the overall life,

  • causing interest in low class persons

  • greed, working in low jobs, timidity,

lacking relatives, fickle, a wanderer, weak, be endowed with various deeds,

  • will lose everything due to conflicts with his relatives , and will be a voracious eater ."


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