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  1. Lipstick 1954-1996 drama-model Margaux Hemingway

  2. On Golden Pond 1937- drama-fitness Jane Seymour Fonda

  3. UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer

Body Image



Dysregulated Eating

some possible Jyotishavidya indicators


~~ Gayatri mantra


Body image, perfectionism, Rahu and Shani

Damage to the Body image which generates health disorders such as bulimia, anorexia nervosa, etc. is traceable to Shani and Rahu, in combinations with Shukra and Chandra.

The very karaka for contentedness and belonging within a sheltered place, Chandra signals emotional fulfillment.

If one believes for karmic reasons that one is not permitted to be fulfilled there may result a psychologically driven process of binge eating to have the emotionally rooted experience of being filled-full followed by a purging to deny the completion of the fulfillment.

  • UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer suffered lifelong self-criticism and attempt to conform her appearance to 'mannequin' status

[Chandra-yuti-Rahu] ruled by, conjuncted, or accepting drishti of a strong Shani

Chandra-yuti-Ketu ruled by, conjuncted, or accepting drishti of a strong Shani

may indicate vulnerability to public opinion along with possible lack of permission for emotional fulfillment.


One may correct this past-life based expectation within the current life by deciding to forgive the parents (Shani-Chandra) who have been unreliable protectors. In the context of acceptance of one's own deeper narrative, the decision to release grievances is big. It involves a subconscious intent to correct an imbalance-seeking-a-remedy remaining from parallel lives .

In the parallel life , one deprived another being (perhaps inadvertently) of shelter, protection, or the deep sense of belonging. In the present life, Jyotisha suggests that one of the parents - particularly the mother = emotionally unavailable or abandons the child.

possibly via premature dematerialization,

  • On Golden Pond 1937- drama-fitness Jane Seymour Fonda tragic and gruesome suicide of bi-polar mother

or by abandonment

Wishing to rebalance one is born in the present life with the intention to balance the scales by experiencing oneself the lack of fulfillment, lack of reliable protection, and lack of feeling included.

After recognizing the pattern, one is ideally positioned to forgive oneself (first) forgive one's parents and caretakers (second) and finally gain permission for fulfillment.

Slowly and carefully, of course, often supported by conscious Seva on behalf of those with less conscious and more painful conditions of the same general type.

Shani , lord of social law, regulates the social appropriateness registers and imposes conformity of thought, feeling, and physical appearance.

  • the native who perceives one's physical appearance to be negatively judged will typically have a kundali that features a powerful Shani.

  • Psychological experience of body image under social criticism includes: too dark, too bony, too fat, too pale, too short, too tall, etc. ad inf.

The disordered behaviors are understood as different expressions of"perfectionism" which is a compulsive rejection of all things not perfect. The native becomes self-rejecting as a response to the inner argument (6) which asserts that The earthen body appearance is not perfect and Therefore, it must be rejected.

Rahu , karaka for disruption and passionate desire to "get to the top" is associated with impulsive, desire-driven actions designed to catapult the native to higher levels of social recognition and privilege.


produces striking physical attractiveness, but also a need to continually promote the value of one's own beauty and a relentless quest to push harder, higher, faster for more validation of the beauty.

  • Shukra = the natural regulator of bhava-2 = food, value, and beauty.

  • Thus Rahu + Shukra in the case of beautiful models and actresses is often associated with self-starvation disorders which results from Rahu's fierce quest for the contemporary western beauty-value: an unnatural and artificial [Rahu] combination of thin limbs with prominent bones combined with voluptuous breasts and thick lips.

  • If combined with drishti of Shani, the self-deprecating results of 'food discipline' may be unbearably intense.



combust Shukra rules 2-food ++ 2nd-from-Chandra

[Shukra-5] [Shukra-Makara-Draco] [visionary-guiding Uttarāṣāḍha-4] + [Surya-yuti-Budha]

Typical Jyotisha placements for body-image dysregulation may include

Lesser but still significant experience of being judged for body appearance =

  • Chandra 6/8-from-Shani, lagnesha shad-ashtaka 6-8 from Shani, Shani in 6 or 8 from lagna.

Also a complicating factor indicating emotional volatility and desire to "leapfrog' to a privileged appearance (also cosmetic surgeries) =

  • Chandra engaged with the Rahu-Ketu axis

Collapsing Ketu 's dissociation in conjunction with one of the body karaka = also a factor


UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer

EngPrincessDianaSpencer_tiara.jpg Bulimia

In her early 30's, UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer revealed to an interviewer that she had long suffered from bulimia.

DS eating disorder involved food gorging to the point of illness, followed by compulsive vomiting.

DS reported that via this syndrome, she felt the brain-numbing, mouth-pleasure of eating.

Then immediately, she deprived herself of the nutrient which might be absorbed by the intestinal process.

Thus a slender, fashionably boyish physique could be displayed -- even by a woman who had borne two healthy children and who ate heartily at public dinners.

Chandra-yuti-Ketu-4 = polarized against Kuja-yuti-Rahu-Simha-10 representing public image.

Mangala rogesha-lagnesha identifies body appearance with imbalanced digestion, and Rahu exaggerates the anxiety.

DS eventually sought treatment. Yet, until her untimely decease age 36, she remained focused on maintaining a fashion-model physique.


Lipstick 1954-1996 drama-model Margaux Hemingway


[Shukra Mahadasha]

At the peak of her 1970's career during her early 20's, the young ingénue super-model and screen actress MH was reckoned a spectacular beauty.

At age 19, MH was awarded a million-dollar fashion-modeling contract by a luxury-goods merchandiser.

MH was famous for her tall svelte physique, beguiling smile, husky voice, and high cheek-bones [Shani].

MH was paid to visually represent tantalizing social-mobility status-objects, such as perfumes, prestige youthful clothing, and beautiful consumer goods. [Rahu-5 drishti to Simha lagna]

MH became a dramatist with minor roles in cinema-television.

Unfortunately, the [Shukra Mahadasha] brought a manipulative marriage in her 20th year, simultaneous with a harsh janma Sade-Sati impacting her Chandra in Aśleṣa-12.

The Sade-Sati [age 19-21] brought her PTSD to the surface. MH and her elder sister were sexually molested by their father throughout childhood. The sister was institutionalized for psychosis. MH developed epilepsy, alcoholism, bipolar mood dysregulation, and eating disorders.

The first lifepartner was a narcissistic, controlling figure, 14 years her senior [Shani-ruled Makara-6 = 7th-from-Chandra].

He insisted that MH, still a very young woman, undergo extreme food reduction in order to emphasize her facial bones. Wanting to meet her husband's demands but biologically needing to eat, she developed severe bulimia.


On Golden Pond 1937- drama-fitness Jane Seymour Fonda


On Golden Pond 1937- drama-fitness Jane Seymour Fonda (JSF in 1962, age 24)

Fonda_Jane.jpg Bulimia

JSF recorded in memoire that for many years of her life, she was unable to imagine herself as being anything more than a physical-material mannequin .

JSF attested to her own suffering during a long battle with bulimia, from her age 16 until her age 40.

  • starting Shukra-Rahu bhukti age 16] until Chandra-Shani bhukti [age 40]
  • Shani rules 2-food values + 3 management mentality. Ultimately, Shani provided the self-discipline to manage the condition rather than be literally consumed by the disorder.

After the severe childhood trauma of her mother's suicide [JSF age 12] some self-regulatory coping mechanisms would have been crucial to sustaining JSF's survival.

Following JSF's mother's death, father marries three further wives. Driven by unsatisfiable NPD, famous-actor Dad ultimately married a total of five times.

Mother having materially abandoned JSF through untimely death, JSF sought validation from a challenging source - a Mūla-Surya Father who exhibited narcissistic perfectionism.

Food-dysfunction [nicha-Guru-Makara] [Guru in bhava-2]

Guru generated a protective pattern of Bulimia which enabled the young woman to self-regulate her emotions.

[nīcha-Guru-2 parivartamsha Shani-4] engaged the scarcity narrative of minimalistic Shani-4 [ not enough food becomes a symbol of the withholding parents]

[Mangala in bhava-3] Warrior Mentality

in 8th-from-Chandra , a transformational weapon against the self-soothing addiction

[Mangala-Kumbha] [Mangala in bhava-3] is located in the emotionally chaotic, transformative - and eventually healing - 8th-from-Chandra

Durokaraka Shani

Despite the potentially debilitating effects of an eating disorder [such as organ damage] JSF endured the syndrome without destabilizing her career [Guru lagnesha] The balancing, exchanging nature of parivartamsha yoga can fortify a person against even the most life-threatening circumstances, particularly when durokaraka Shani is the yoga partner.

Age, maturity, and social respect would eventually provide sufficient structure, so that the need to self-regulate by obsessive control patterns became increasingly unsustainable and unnecessary.

Surya-Mula = the Camera in [6th-from-Chandra]

JSF recovered from habitual self-punishment via the eating disorder

Yet, she remains very slender of physique, a careful eater due to the ever-judging camera

Working vigorously into her 80's [Mangala] JSF continues to participate in commercial media publication, dramatic acting, and fashion modeling.

The food patterns did not disappear. Rather, the learning became conscious. JSF's bulimia and self-image journey has now become part of a conscious narrative of self-sustenance and self-protection -- which has now helped many thousands of her grateful followers.

~~ Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. (1963). The Power of Your Subconscious Mind ,p 38-39

" ... Motion and emotion must balance.

As in heaven [your own mind] so on earth [in your body and environment].

This is the great law of life."

You will find throughout all nature the law of action and reaction, of rest and motion.

These two must balance, then there will be harmony and equilibrium.

  • You are here to let the life principle flow through you rhythmically and harmoniously.

  • The intake and the outgo must be equal.

  • The impression and the expression must be equal.

  • All your frustration is due to unfulfilled desire.

If you think negatively, destructively, and viciously,

  • these thoughts generate destructive emotions

  • that must be expressed and frequently expressed as ulcers, heart trouble, tension, and anxieties,

What is your idea or feeling about yourself now?

Every part of your being expresses that idea.

Your vitality body, financial condition, friends, and social status

represent a perfect reflection of the idea you have of yourself

This is the real meaning of what is impressed in your subconscious mind and what is expressed in all phases of your life.

We injure ourselves by the negative ideas we entertain.

How often have you wounded yourself by getting angry, fearful, jealous, or vengeful?

These are the poisons that enter your subconscious mind.

You were not born with these negative attitudes.

Feed your subconscious mind life-giving thoughts

and you will wipe out off the negative patterns lodged within it.

As you continue to do this, all the past will be wiped out and remembered no more."


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