OM bhram bhreem bhroum sah rahave namah
OM pram preem proum sah shanaischaraya namah
Head of the Dragon
the seventh one - satu
Kevan - Kaiwan
El - Eli
" That life is difficult, I have often bitterly realized. I now had further cause for serious reflection.
Right up to the present I have never lost the feeling of contradiction that lies behind all knowledge. My life has been miserable and difficult, and yet to others, and sometimes to myself, it has seemed rich and wonderful.
Man's life seems to me like a long, weary night that would be intolerable if there were not occasionally flashes of light, the sudden brightness of which is so comforting and wonderful, that the moments of their appearance cancel out and justify the years of darkness."
"Gertrude" (1910) by Steppenwolf 1877-1962 anti-Nazi Hermann Hesse
Sheikh Zayed Masjid in United Arab Emirates
Public Figure Examples
POTUS-pair-37 Watergate 1912-1993
Pat Ryan Nixon
POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004
Ronald Reagan (9) Nepal 1945-2001 The Last Hindu King
Birendra Bir Bikram Shah (11)
Layla 1945- guitarist
Clapton (10, corporate executive)
Katie Holmes (1)
The Tower 1865-1939
William Butler Yeats
[also in 10th-from-Chandra, leadership]
POTUS-04 USA-Constitution 1751-1836
James Madison (5, politics, children)
(1, unique personality) POTUS-25 Gold Standard 1843-1901
William McKinley + Shukra
(1, unique personality) Golden Girls 1934-2010 drama
Rue McClanahan + Shukra
(11, gains, goals, friends)
Two Women 1934- luxury eyeframes
[9, celebrity fortunes]
D'eux 1968- balladeer
Celine Dion + Surya 
Lights Out 1968-2023 singer
Lisa Marie Presley
[4, real-estate properties] Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (eastern American arid
southwest) African Puff Snake
Public Figure Examples
POTUS-pair-37 Watergate 1912-1993 Pat Ryan Nixon (7)
POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan (9)
Nepal 1945-2001 The Last Hindu King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah (11)
Layla 1945- guitarist Eric Clapton (10, corporate executive)
Mughal Emperor 1592-1666 Shah Jahan
drama-commerce 1978- Katie Holmes (1)
The Tower 1865-1939 William Butler Yeats [3-writing, publishing] [also in 10th-from-Chandra, leadership]
POTUS-04 USA-Constitution 1751-1836 James Madison (5, politics, children)
Jyotiṣavidyā 1956- BP Lama (1, unique personality)
POTUS-25 Gold Standard 1843-1901 William McKinley + Shukra (1, unique personality)
Golden Girls 1934-2010 drama Rue McClanahan + Shukra (11, gains, goals, friends)
Two Women 1934- luxury eyeframes Sophia Loren [9, celebrity fortunes]
D'eux 1968- balladeer Celine Dion + Surya 
Lights Out 1968-2023 singer Lisa Marie Presley [4, real-estate properties]
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (eastern American arid southwest)
African Puff Snake
// like driving with both the accelerator and the brake fully pressed //
insufficient resources + culture clash
condemned [Shani] as an Outsider [Rahu]
survival fear [Shani] of over-reaching [Rahu]
ambitious passion [Rahu] for earned privileges [Shani]
interruption [Rahu] of the normal effects of Time [Shani]
impose order ... interrupt the order ... impose order... interrupt the order ...
That for which one has the most ambitious thrilling passion is also that for which there is the strictest fixed resistance.
The bhava of Rahu-Shani is determinative. The most growth-challenging implications are partly satisfied after Professor Shani's pakvatya * maturity at age-36 and completely finished after Rahu matures at one's age-48. After age 50, this is more of an interesting combination with less of the intensely churning push-pull internal resistance that often characterizes the first five decades.
May have special assets of old knowledge, old history, and old languages.
Elders may take unethical (anti-Chandra) advantage of the native. Governing, regulating figures [Shani] may have ulterior motives [Rahu].
Much depends of the specific qualities of bhava-rashi narrative. Typically, Kanya = the opportunistic mistreatment.
Overall, Shani-yuti-Rahu is a challenging yoga. Much depends upon the disposition of the bhava-pati and the angle of Shani-yuti-Rahu vis-a-vis the Chandra-lagna.
Professor Shani is the expert lecturer on the topic of rules and regulations. Shani insists on the strict maintenance of the social order with minimal change. He demands an orderly process, with graded lessons and regular intervals of testing and examination for all members of society.
Strict Shani requires legitimation via licensing and degree-granting (including pedigrees of ancestry) in order to confirm suitability to the social rank and duties. He prefers a zero-change environment, resists innovation, and He permits only the most cautious and arduous promotions up the steps of the social hierarchy. Shani's structures are lawfully governed and His pace is very slow. Shani's actions and effects do eventually produce a just results. (His [uchcha] amsha is Tula.) The fairness of Shani's outcomes might be evident only in retrospect. His systems are rigid and His methods can be harsh.
Professor Rahu is an opportunist. His expertise consists of a clever, remarkable, fascinating ability to find the loopholes in the law. His specialty is the quick slither through a crevice, a creeping under broken fences, or a trickster's legerdemain behind the illusion of smoke and mirrors. Rahu is utterly unconcerned with matters of law or fairness. His goal is expedience and His character is roguish. He seeks privileges and proprieties which belong to the class of beings immediately above Him, and He uses all means at His disposal to facilitate His ambition to succeed. Rahu breaks barriers, jumps fences, ignores limits, and catapults over obstacles in His pursuit of gains and goals. Rahu's motto = " Social-material success - whatever it takes."
Because their styles and methods are egregiously inharmonious, this pair are extremely unsuitable in partnership. However, the one thing they have in common = both Shani and Rahu are intently focused upon social material achievement. Psycho-electro-magnetic emotional, spiritual, or other non-material philosophical experiences or perceptions are largely irrelevant to these two operators. They are tightly entrained to the materially " real" world. (Latin res = tangible thing = English adjective " real" )
Thus in whichever bhava the Shani-yuti-Rahu yoga pairing may be found, it is reasonable to expect some socially significant achievement. The methods used to earn that achievement cannot be purely lawful within any single system. But on the other hand. The excitement of the foreigner, the interloper, the trickster may also stimulate a socially recognized success that can be granted to skillful handlers of mixed systems. Again, whether the mixture succeeds will depend considerably upon the ruler of this adversarial pair.
Shani delivers a narrative that requires slow, cautious, lawful, and regularly tested actions. Rahu delivers a narrative which encourages opportunistic risk-taking, charlatanism, and pretense as the preferred path toward social-material achievement. while specifically ignoring Shani's rules about separating tribes, assets, or mental categories. Rahu the Mix-Master must partner with Shani the Anti-Mix-Master and in the partnership they are constantly churning.
High Tension with Remarkable Coping Devices
Even for those who are capable of mastering [Shani] the tricky task [Rahu] of mixing massive systems (economic, cultural, scholarly, linguistic, scientific) there is a constant pressure upon the social personality due to the tension between the two incommensurable methods.
Shani-mandated methods are lawful and whichever bhava is occupied by Shani will entail a slow, orderly process involving a body of strict rules. Rahu-mandated methods are exciting and driven by passionate ambition.
Rahu tends to flourish in upachaya-bhava 3 (for writers) + 6-10-11.
Shani's resistance patterns often produce beneficial outcomes when Shanaicarya resides in 6-7-8-10-11.
[Shani-yuti-Rahu] in 6-10-11 yields some of the most remarkable results that combines a nearly unbearable level of stress-tension with a passionate opportunism to carry out difficult duties.
Shani-yuti-Rahu = Observe the Small Rules in order to Break the Big Rules
Physical Appearance + Personal Identity
Between Sober Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Roguish Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems in matters of fleshbody-based identity.
Marriage may be fraught with stress due to act is ways that are both
Irregular arrangements in regard to the social identity (masked by a conventional appearance) particularly the attempt to gain legitimacy via marriage, paired with a fascinating and often charismatic physical appearance.
Shani-yuti-Rahu in bhava-2 indicates an old shaman. The life of an oracle (2) is never easy. Shamans hear the sounds of the Greater Pattern and speak the truth, but when the weather turns bad, the hunt fails, or a scapegoat is needed, the Shaman is the first to be blamed. The mystical, magical shamanic gifts often become dangerous liabilities.
Most people born in the modern age with Shani-yuti-Rahu in bhava-2 may have a vague memory (2) of having been a shamanic truth-sayer and also they remember a very unpleasant death on this account. The present lifetime often involves some element of punishment for telling the truth, and the family conversely create a culture of denial and lies. It is a difficult pairing, indicating the suppression of the ancient gifts that was necessary for survival.
Most growth-challenging rashi for this pair are Simha (look for heart stress, power struggles) Mesha (look for brain stress, challenge to innovation) and Vṛścika (sexual-reproductive stress, poisons).
The good news = the Age of Meena, which marginalized the Shani-Rahu terrain of Kumbha into the relative 12th, is fading away. The Age of Kumbha, which embodies the Shani-Rahu terrain of Kumbha-systems, has begun. Those gifted with occult knowledge of the inter-connectivity of all life are now safe and free (generally) to say what they know.
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of treasury acquisition. The target treasuries to be acquired may be knowledge hoards such as languages, songs, histories, libraries, and lineage teachings.
The treasuries may be collections of material items of value such as monies, jewels, antiques, animal herds, seeds, or other movable assets. Tendency toward expedient speech and a thrilling [Rahu] knowledge base combined with recognized achievement in areas such as banking, collections, language, or alternate history. Often involved in the world of eso-teric (beyond Earth) knowledge.
Capitalization, Voice-Face, Rahu-challenge to rigid social practices in finance, politics, worthiness, truth. Entrancing speakers, cleverly sonorous values-based speech.
Rahu in bhava-2 seeks privilege via important - often risky - cultural-mixing roles in evaluation, assessment, language, memory, knowledge, voice-speech-song, face-genetics, heritage, tradition, family lineage, food, seeds, herds-hoards, storage-stories-history, libraries, museums, databases, collections, banking, reserves, preservation, assets, capital wealth.
One may be challenged to deal with lying by social authority figures and misrepresentation of the historic values lineage by Rahu-style impostors.
The positive result (available after Rahu matures age 48-50) is compassionate and effective skill in identifying and managing the agents of mayhem. Rahu-yuti-Shani enforces the study of human motivation. The outcome of this " boot camp" intensive immersion in falsification and deception under social camouflage may be a remarkable understanding of falsified histories and the personality disorders of those who fabricate socially accepted lies.
Typical of Professor Rahu, these agents are " tricky" and their camouflage is particularly growth-challenging to assess due to its mask of social legitimacy. However once Shani and Rahu have both matured, one's understanding of truth-and-lie may become quite advanced.
Much depends upon the rashi, since certain rashi such as Kumbha actually support the Shani-Rahu pairing quite well. However, in a rashi that is hostile to both Shani and Rahu, such as Vṛścika, the family history may be woven from lies designed to disguise some socially uncomfortable truth.
Those who lie do so because it empowers them to lie, and compulsive liars are generally only able to end their lying by an act of death. Rahu feeds on deception and interruption of all kinds, which He uses as a platform to launch Himself toward higher privilege.
Professor Shani's fear of punishment and imposed conformity along with entrancing Professor Rahu's ambition to self-promotion via preposterous lying can create an unsavory combination in the family lineage. The agents in 2 are also 6th-from-9th Therefore, they are enemies of the father, and Impostors [Rahu] who are not properly members of one's family may claim to be legitimate parents or legitimate children, and take the social privileges allocated to those roles.
Family treasuries such as bank savings (2) may be misappropriated by such agents, and knowledge of the family or financial situation altered [Rahu] then misrepresented in social-authoritative environments such as the law courts. Vimshottari periods of Rahu tend to feature not only the typically over-reaching of the Rahu-agents but also the particular feature that these agents are disguised as family members or holders of the true lineage.
The Shani-Rahu problems are most acute during youth and early adulthood, when the young person may feel heavily oppressed by a social order in which they have not yet earned personal authority. The most growth-challenging outcomes are partly finished after Professor Shani's pakvatya * maturity at age-36 and completely finished after Rahu matures at one's age-48. Outcomes are not any easier to manage in youth but the after-48 "magic 50" empowerments are more accessible when Shani [uchcha] or Shani-yogakaraka.
During Vimshottari periods of Rahu, agents appear who claim "I hail from your lineage; I represent your values; I know what you know; we share history; I am family." However, with the Shani trying to legitimize the ever-illegitimate Rahu, the subsequent Shani bhukti will typically bring a testing approbation [Shani]. Prolonged or strict testing is likely to expose the false or pretentious values of the poseurs. During the Shani bhukti, one returns to the most reliable and conventional Shani-2 status including a return to reduced resources and cautious speech.
Messaging and Mentality
[3, writing, publishing, business, management, projects, mercantile affairs, announcements, declarations, shopkeeping, entrepreneurship]
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems
being deployed in matters of announcements, presentations, explanations, writing, commerce, messaging, evangelism, ensemble work, management, meetings, projects, siblings, scripts, itineraries, programs, and the organization of information. Tendency toward expedient business arrangements paired with a fascinating coterie.
[Rahu in classroom-4] [Rahu drishti to 8-10-12]
[ Shani in classroom-4] [Shani drishti to 6-10-1]
Ketu-10 disperses concern with responsibility, reputation, obligation, organizational leadership
Cultural Roots and Comfortable Routines
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of
Tendency toward Rahu-irregular parenting arrangements , masked by a Shani-style conventional appearance.
Fabulous Rahu likes to own outlandish lands-and-properties.
Often involved in complex property privileges which mix old-order land ownership customs with expedient environmental protection narratives.
Creative Intelligence and Dramatic Roles
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Risk-rewarding Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension . The tension is caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of creative performance arts, theatrical glamour, fashion, celebrity and royalty, gaming and financial speculation, intellect, and genius.
Bhava-5 = a challenging location for anti-individualistic Shani . Yet, privilege-seeking Rahu basks in the attention of the limelight. Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to children (masked by a conventional appearance) paired with a display of political, dramatic or creative celebrity. Often involved in endeavors of gamesmanship which mixes old-order political rules with expedient individualized exceptions-to-those-rules.
May signal an especially challenging eldest child.
Shani-5 receives drishti from Rahu-1 = similar but slightly less intensely conflicted. The individual personality (1) is amplified although there is resistance [Shani] to the results of vidyasthāna, which somewhat blunts the decision-making intelligence (5)
Animosity, Debt, disease-discomfort, Exploitation, and Crime
Bhava-6 is a top-performing location for both Shani and Rahu. Therefore this unhappy pair are likely to produce material success. Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation ++ risk-rewarding Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is c onstant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed. Areas of success include Litigation, formalized accusation and complaint, war and crime, pollution, health and medicine, police and military, betrayal and divorce, social conflict and attempts to remedy the conflict, including all ministries of service.
Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to disputes, disavowal of marriage, broken promises and imbalanced conditions. Yet Shani masks these taboo-breakers with a conventional appearance. Shani grants timing and Rahu grants the art of the calculated risk. Often involved in the worlds of illicit relationships, criminalization / crime, disease-discomfort, and war. One may be exceptionally and unexpectedly successful by dint of using mixed systems. Operating in an unpredictable way and keeps the adversary off-balance. Many repetitions of a difficult problem (6) may produce suddenly, after many failures , a working solution. Mixes old-order rules for managing conflict [Shani] with expedient disregard for those rules [Rahu].
[Shani in Bhava-6] + [Shani-yuti-Rahu] would suggest a pattern of severe disappointment in the character of the lifemate ++ risk-rewarding Rahu can challenge social morality while over-reaching for privilege on Rahu-6 platform of divorce, disease-discomfort, accusation
Rahu drishti to 11-1-2 + Shani drishti to 9-1-4
bhava-1 appearance personality double-impacted
Contracts and Partnerships, Diplomacy and Advice
Shani obtains [dikbala] in bhava-7 lawcourts, but Rahu finds expedient advantage in the making of agreements. In bhava-7, Shani has more weight than Rahu suggesting that the lawful principles of the social order are likely to remain unbroken despite Rahu's ongoing attempts to bend and twist the rulest for personal gain.
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of vows, promises, alliances, trusts, covenant, negotiations, bargains, deals, and match-making. Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to marriage (masked by a conventional appearance) paired with a display of advantage gained from making of alliances. Often mixes old-order rules for consecrated avowal and sealing of an agreement with expedient disregard for those agreements.
As always, the winner of the planetary yudha [war] will dominate the outcome.
[Rahu drishti to 12-2-4] + [Shani drishti to 10-2-5]
Ketu-bhava-2 family lineage double-impacted
Occult Knowledge, Transformation of Identity, Sacrifice
Shani who hates change is deeply threatened in the whirling, churning change-intensive sacrificial environment of bhava-8; but Rahu finds expedient advantage in the upheaval. In bhava-8, Rahu is better positioned than Shani. barrier-bending, taboo-twisting and subterfuge are more successful than trying to maintain a besieged old older. Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of identity change, sudden disruptions, discovery of the hidden, confidential information, secret assets and unseen alliances. Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to the spouse's family and assets (masked by a conventional appearance) paired with a display of advantage gained from involvement with emergencies and disasters. Often mixes old-order rules for discovery of hidden activities with expedient disregard for the rules in times of political, financial, or survival emergency.
Rahu drishti to 1-3-5 + Shani drishti to 11-3-6
bhava-3 evangelism media-message double-impacted
Paradigm of Belief, Preaching, Patrons of the Doctrine
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of doctrine and the indoctrinators, such as the professors, preachers, and proselytes. Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to fathers, father-figures and fatherhood (masked by a conventional appearance) paired with a display of passion for ideology and articles of faith. Often mixes old-order rules of socially approved catechism with expedient disregard for the rules in matters of philosophy, theory, first principles, and understanding of the higher view.
Rahu drishti to 2-4-6 + Shani drishti to 12-4-7
bhava-4 roots homeland double-impacted
Public Reputation and Governance Roles
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of public order, pyramid-shaped class systems, corporate leadership, bureaucracies, and the rule of law.
Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to executive duties (masked by a conventional appearance) paired with a display of passion for high-visibility positions.
Often mixes old-order rules of socially approved promotion to legislative authority with expedient disregard for those rules when there is a power vacuum in leadership. When charged with organizational duties, may act according to the bhava ruled by Shani.
Rahu drishti to 3-5-7 + Shani drishti to 1-5-8
bhava-5 politics drama double-impacted
Economic Gains and Social Community
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation versus Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension .Mixed Systems are deployed in matters of social participation networks, economies, ecologies, and friendship linkages. Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to voluntary friendship (masked by a conventional appearance) paired with a display of passion for marketplace profits. Often mixes old-order rules of socially approved methods for making profits with expedient disregard for those rules when there is an opportunity for extraordinary gains.
Rahu-1 receives incoming drishti from Shani-11 The individual personality (1) is amplified but Shani's conformism and economic (11) conservatism tend to blunt the ability for authentic personal expression. Appears unique and courageous, but is actually cowed by social pressure to conform to the group (11).
Rahu drishti to 4-6-8 + Shani drishti to 2-6-9
bhava-6 conflict service double-impacted
Other Worlds, Sanctuaries, and Enclosures
Between Shani's slow, orderly resistance to innovation and Rahu's passionate, fascinating urge toward opportunistic risk, there is constant tension caused by Mixed Systems being deployed in matters of private environments such as bedrooms, prison cells, meditation areas, hospitals, hotels, dormitories, and research laboratories. Tendency toward irregular arrangements in regard to prayer and clairsentient spiritual guidance (masked by a conventional appearance) paired with a display of passion for the excitement of distant lands. Often mixes old-order rules of socially approved conduct in non-transparent spaces with expedient disregard for those rules when there is an opportunity for extraordinary adventure.
Lawfully [Shani] Over-reaching [Rahu]
Risk-rewarding Rahu over-reaches and over-represents the activities of Shani's two bhava.
passion for systems, networks, lawful structures, social order, rules, regulations, statutes, policies, judgments
extraordinary, barrier-bending, taboo-twisting use of chronology, mixing of systems
Amplification of ambition to obtain entitlements [Rahu] of Shani= lawfully obtained, socially approved entitlements
Exotic (and perhaps notorious) qualities of the elderly and respected
taste for unusual or forbidden elements in the regulatory structure
socially approved hierarchical systems may be over-expanded past conventional limits.
Exotic and excessive demonstrations of orderliness and approved competence in systems
Takes the abnormal and in a mesmerizing fashion makes it systematic, makes it socially normal
Fascinating, outlandish, unfamiliar "mixing" in the professional status and domain of socially recognized work
With Mangala, the Shani-Rahu pair can conspire to brand "the new normal" indicating social change via fascination with a new paradigm for order
One may take risks [Rahu] and break taboos [Rahu] in order to pursue social respect and recognition
Obtains status and position via dealing with exotics, foreigners, taboo content, mixing of cultures-races-religions,
mixed but legal marriage, mixed but legal profession, mixed but legal social rank
Often some irregularity in the social standing of the family of origin
Professor Rahu seeks respect through hierarchical position [Shani] with attributes that may be surprisingly marginal, extreme, exotic, or forbidden
One may be magnetically fascinating to those interested in exotic systems
In a hierarchy governed by elders and high-status holders, those of higher rank may have amplified entitlements; the governors of the social order may however over-reach in order to expand their entitlements to material status objects
It can be confusing, since social regulators seem to break their own rules in order to fast-track their entitlements.
Obsessive or exotic ordering behaviors.
Rahu + [uchcha] Shani provides extraordinarily high levels of permission [Rahu] to impose rules, potentially to excess.
Passion for Regulation, Statutory structures, orderly process and protocol * with an exotic twist, often legislating exotic materials or behaviors
Expedient regulations, Instrumental social functions
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