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  • POTUS-pair-33 Bess Truman

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Famous Quotes from Harry Truman

'It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.'

"I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell."

"If you can't convince them, confuse them."

"Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles."


Official Whitehouse portrait, 1945 [HST age 61]


POTUS-34 [1945-1952]

VPOTUS with POTUS-32 Franklin D. Roosevelt [Jan-Apr 1945]

USA Senator from Missouri [1934-1944]

Judge of Jackson County, Missouri [1923-1935]

Harry S. Truman

Earth-birth Thursday-08-May-1884

dis-embodiment 26-Dec-1972 [age 88]


During Jan-Apr 1945, Truman served as VPOTUS under an ailing boss, POTUS-32 Fireside Chats 1882-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt. It is generally acknowledged that FDR had earlier transferred most military decision-making to Truman.

World-War-2 Tripartite Pact Axis group

World-War-2 Allies group


POTUS-34 [12-Apr-1945 [at death of FDR] until 20-Jan-1953]

farm worker

country judge

machine politician

Harry S. Truman


birth data from

tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya

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- adapted by BP Lama

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Public-Figure Examples

Pushya - Sidhya

Tisya - Poosam - Pushyami - Paukshakya - Vutkrita - Barhaspatya - Indrapurohita - Avra


For Pushyami births of a masculine valence, the influence of rigid, chronological, lawful, enduring strictly structural sober serious systematic Shani can considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Shani-ruled paradigm of Vutkrita, elder persons, old rules, rigid structures, age and time, resistance to change, status hierarchies, social class barriers, large organizations, public opinion, bureaucracies, regulatory requirements, legal systems, and corporate or institutional officials may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided from the civilizations of Asellus. Their purpose is the lawful, hierarchically ordered maintenance of the customary folk habits in the place of settlementr.

Laws and Customs

[Shani] -ruled Pushyami gentlemen are often found at the director level of government, corporate, and institutional organizations. They combine the local sensibilities of security-seeking Chandra with the larger structural, legal frameworks of national and international regulation. Deeply patriotic and defensive by nature, Sidhya-born usually remain close to their roots while they obtain respected, socially recognized positions in institutions, bureaucracies, and agencies of government.

Sidhya-born are influential in the world and reputed for their culturally sensitive judgment. Found in all of the Chandra-karaka areas such as pathwaus of transportation, farming + fishing, home-building + real-estate, schools, houses of worship, and parenting, Tishya-born feel close to the land. Yet, they are socially responsible, and usually elect to serve as judges, directors, or other official roles [Shani] that provide an orderly process [Shani] for governance of their place of settlement.

Pushyami may specialize in cultural boundary-protection, making of reserved areas both social and natural, lawful preservation of ethnic practices, and legal recognition for cultural minorities. Tisya fellows are particularly dedicated to environmental protection, land ownership, and property rights.

Themes of parental duty, civic responsibility, patriotism, dignity of the family, and foundational legal protections may contextualize Pushya's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Pushya - Sidhya.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. [1939] . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 82r.

" An earnest, thoughtful character,

intelligent and quite religious in his outlook.

  • Quite often a regular attendant at church services

  • and a supporter of church and religious activities.

Withal, he is possessed of the qualities which make for success in the material world,

and has the ability to rise in position

  • and to command the respect of his associates.

He will fill a position of executive requirements

  • and be admired and respected by his immediate family."


1919 wedding of Bess Wallace and Harry Truman

Husband and wife were the same age. They met in 5th grade and became friends, attending school together until they both graduated.

Their relationship continued until they were 34. One daughter was born in 1924r.


Mrs. Bess Truman and her daughter Margaret Truman in the Whitehouse, late 1940's.


Harry Truman in 1897 [HST age 13]


A complex personality, Truman had Guru-Karkata [uchcha] - yuti -- Mangala-Karkata [nīcha] * in the Karkata-Pushya radical lagna = 10th-from-Chandra

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Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar

[Rahu Mahadasha] [age birth until age 13.7]

Thurs-08-May-1884 Earth-birth in Lamar, Missouri, USA * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 6-war + 9-beliefs, politics, ideology

[Guru Mahadasha ] [age 13.7 until age 29.7]

1901 [HST age 17] earned HS diploma from Independence High School * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 4th-from-bandhusthana = diploma

spring-1902 [HST age 18] dropped out of business college in Springfield MO * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 8-identity change

1905 [HST age 20] begin service Missouri National Guard [until 1911] * Guru-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 4-defense, boundary protection

lived in a shared house with the brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower

1906 [HST age 21] gave up Kansas City bank job, returned to the family farm * Guru-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 4-farming, return to roots

1911 [HST age 27] proposed marriage to childhood friend Bess, whom HST was courting. Bess said No. * Guru-Rahu svabhukti

[Shani Mahadasha] [age 29.7 until age 48.7]

combined Shani-Budha mahadasha 36 years = 1914 until 1950

02-Nov-1914 [HST age 30] grieved the decease of father * Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani activates 12th-from-pitristhana

1918 [HST age 34] intensive WW-I Army fighting in France * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 12-distant lands

1919 [HST age 35] after the war, HST briefly owned a haberdashery in Kansas City, MO * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha shop-keeping

28-Jun-1919 [HST age 35 + BW age 35] consecration of marriage 1-of-1 with childhood friend Bess Wallace * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha activates Kanya Svamsha ++ R-Kgochara Dhanus-Mithuna contact Shukra-Mithuna

Oct-1923 until Jan-1926 Janma Sade-Sati via Tula

17-Feb-1924 [HST age 40] celebrated the birth of child-1 * Shani-Surya bhukti + janma Sade-Sati

1926 [HST age 42] re-elected county judge under the Missouri machine-politics system * Shani-Mangala bhukti * yogakaraka Mangala activates 5-politics

[Budha Mahadasha] [age 48.7 until age 65.7] [1933-1950]

combined Shani-Budha mahadasha covers WW-1 and WW-2 = 36 years = 1914 until 1950

06-Nov-1934 [HST age 50] under the Missouri machine-politics system, elected to USA-Senate from Missouri [served until 1944] * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha activates Mithunaya 10th navamsha

Mar-1941 [HST age 57] ascent to national prominence begins with the formation of the Truman Committee, dedicated to eliminating wasteful military practices * Budha-Chandra bhukti * Chandra lagnesha

07-Dec-1941 [HST age 57] USA joins Allied Forces WW-2 in Europe * Budha-Mangala bhukti * nicha-bhanga Kuja

12-Apr-1945 [HST age 60] after HST had been VPOTUS for 82 days, having met with FDR only twice, Franklin D. Roosevelt dies. HST assumes the duties of POTUS-33. Adolf Hitler dies eight days later. * Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 12th-from-10th = decease of leaders

Although the Allies are winning, WW-II still rages * Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 6-war

07-May-1945 [HST age 60] end of WW-2 in Europe, Allied Forces win - Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 6-war + 9-fortune

06-Aug-1945 [HST age 61] gave the orders to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 6-war

26-Jul-1947 [HST age 63] grieved the decease of mother - Budha-Shani chidra-dasha - [Budha-yuti-Shani] * Budha activates 12th-from-Chandra

02-Nov-1948 [HST age 64] surprise win in POTUS-33 contest against poll-leader Dewey * Budha-Shani chidra-dasha * [Budha-yuti-Shani] * Budha activates Mithunaya 10th navamsha

[Ketu Mahadasha] [age 65.7 until age 72.7]

1950 [HST age 66] begin dvadasa Sade-Sati [via 3, instructions, commands]

sum-1950 [HST age 66] sends massive American troops into the Korean Conflict, under umbrella of United Nations peacekeeping * Ketu-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 4-defense, boundary protecti7

11-Apr-1951 [HST age 66] fired General MacArthur for insubordination = a very unpopular decision - Ketu-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 8th-from-Chandra ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati

Nov-1952 until Nov-1955 Janma Sade-Sati via Tula

Jan-1952 [HST age 68] approval rating = 22% due to MacArthur firing ++ 30,000 American soldiers killed in mismanaged Korean War * Ketu-Chandra bhukti ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati

20-Jan-1953 [HST age 69] end of POTUS-33 job. Alone, HST boards a train and returns to Independence, MO *Ketu-Rahu bhukti ++ janma Sade-Sati [via 4, retirement]

1955 [HST age 71] wrote and published the critically praised Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope * Ketu-Shani bhukti [Budha-yuti-Shani] * Budha publications + janma Sade-Sati

[Shukra Mahadasha] [age 72.7 until decease age 89.4]

1964 [HST age 80] a debilitating fall in his home bathroom significantly limits HST's future public engagements * Shukra-Rahu bhukti

26-Dec-1972 [HST age 88] dematerialization * Shukra-Shani bhukti * maraka Shani rules 7

TrumanHarry_young.jpg Distinctive Features of the Nativity


pitri-karaka [father] * jyoti-karaka [light]



[conserving-acquisitive dhanesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[charismatic bright center of competition and conquest]

[champion of innovative institutional governance]

[dominating focus of forward-pushing leadership]

[empowered entitled autocrats]


[secretive-eruptive Bharani-4] [navamsha Surya-Vrischika] intuitively financially confident revelation of explosion-discovery

  • [Surya-Mesha] Suryaya - the supreme one * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the vital competitive dominating rashi of Mangala
  • [Surya in bhava-10] * bright center of hierarchy * confidently governing * legislative intelligence * focus on social order * regulatory entitlements * political authority * brilliant career * eye on elite positions * radiant reputation * sparkling center of the leadership drama * father may be a governor-regulator-boss


visible, respected, publicly authorized, commanding [Surya in bhava-10] [uchcha] rules

  • 2-finance, banking, collections, language, knowledge of history, traditional values, speech-song, family lineage, heritage memory, genetics


HST began his career as a local county judge. HST worked his way up the political machine, ascending step-wise through the US Senate and military budget roles, into VPOTUS and suddenly POTUS-33. Overall, NT held authoritative roles for 40 years.

aristocratic [uchcha-Surya-Mesha]

HST's Whitehouse administration was bitterly criticized for corruption and graft. Yet, as an individual, HST remained largely [but not entirely] independent of the political crime and greedy vulgarity surrounding him.

HST's advisors complained that he was not much interested in advice. He was considered autocratic in executive style. Surya-Mesha

Surya activates 2-death, saturation

HST is remembered primarily for his role in causing sudden mass death via radiation fire [Surya].

  • Authorizing [Surya] the release of the atomic bomb at the end of WW-2 created [Surya] catastrophic death and maiming in Hiroshima-Nagasaki.
  • The unspeakable horrors of the radiation [Surya] stopped Japan's supremacist narrative [2] and violently spun the cycle of birth-and-death for millions of souls.


Dad = John Anderson Truman [1851-1914]

Dad was a farmer, a road-construction supervisor, and a mule trader. Surya activates 2-livestock. Dad was active in local Democratic politics, and his father's connections helped HST's early career.

Dad died when HST was 30 years old. [Mom lived until HST was 63 years old.]

pitrikaraka Surya-Mesha suggests that Dad would have been verbal [2] and confident in his abilities, particularly his knowledge of animal breeding [2] .

  • Surya's ruler [nīcha] Mangala-1 indicates fluctuating fortunes for dad
  • the family moved around locally
  • also, similarity of both BWT and HST to the confident, potentially arrogant, father-figure
  • Mutual drishti of Surya-and-Chandra shows a balanced contract between the parents.


matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]



[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[comforted by stable habitual agreements]

[culturally sensitive to familiar rhythms of deal-making] [needs to sense the ancient pulse of contractual flow]

[protector of the ancestral trading pathways]

[emotionally aligned to bargaining routines]

[environmentalist feelings attuned to airy balancing deva]

[anchoring mother may be a gracious schoolteacher-householder-local broker]


[ideological-dogmatic Arcturus-1] [navamsha Chandra-Dhanus] intuitively sensitive inspirational-coaching

  • [Chandra-Tula] comforted by ritual negotiation of agreements * sensitive to balance * needs to trade
  • [Chandra in Svati - Arcturus] soothed by risky agreements * guardians of culturally-mixed harmony * seeks shelter in opportunistic alliances
  • [Chandra in classroom-4] comfortable with familiar routines * calmed by caretaking * seeks continuous oscillating motion * sensitive to ethnic folkways * contented by recurrent rituals * soothed by customary habits * tranquilized by rhythmic waves * needs pulsation * nurtured by gardening * follows local pathways * feels rooted into the land * settled into home-keeping * undulating patriotism * mother may be a farmer, fisher, builder, schoolteacher, border-defender


[folk reputation 10th-from-Chandra = defensive establishing Karkata indriya-lagna]


Mom = Martha Ellen Young Truman [25-Nov-1852 – 26-Jul-1947]

Mom was a Confederate sympathizer until her dying day [age 95] . [dikbala] [Chandra in classroom-4] Ethnocentrism.

HST Chandra-4 [welfare, foundations] Tula intakes drishti of [uchcha] Surya and Chandra takes drishti of [nīcha-bhanga] Mangala

Chandra in classroom-4 HST was said to have been exceptionally close to his mother. Mom stalwartly supported HST, dying when HST was 63 years old.

  • Soon after mom's decease, HST issued the executive orders requiring racial desegregation of the military and federal agencies.

Mom's complex personality = [Chandra-Tula] accepts incoming drishti from confident, politicized [uchcha] Surya-Mesha-10 + manipulative [nīcha] Mangala-1

MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations


  • bhava-10 dignity, social status, respect, symbolic roles, public recognition
  • Mesha aristocracy, independence, dominance, contempt for lesser beings
  • contains radiant, independent, politically intelligent Surya-Mesha
  • Surya-10 mutual drishti with Chandra-4
  • Surya's ruler = [nīcha] Kuja-1 produces a virulent Kuja Dosha
  • navamsha-7 [nīcha] Budha-yuti-Ketu suggests BWT's disengagement from the union

Independent and self-confident wifely-companion

  • Bess Wallace Truman did what she wanted to do.
  • She did not do what she did not want to do.

Shukra-12 withdrawal, retreat = her preference for privacy

  • However, Shukra-12 Parivartamsha Budha-11 can be participatory [11] and graciously conversational [Mithuna] while handling behind-the-scenes [12] funding connections

Mrs. Truman materially participated in HST's political campaigns, in public spaces.

  • Outsiders were not permitted into her personal home.
  • Wife Bess's father committed suicide when Bess was a teenager = 9th-from-7th-from-Chandra = bhava-6 distress.

Normally a political wife would have been greatly beholden to the exhausting entertainment schedules of Washington Society. Yet, BT hosted only when it suited her. She spent most of HST's seven-year term of office at home, in Missouri.

  • BWT practiced a graciously formality. She fulfilled all social expectations. Then departed.
  • The press were not invited into her home Shukra-12.
  • HST played the piano.

ADVISORS = 7th-from-Chandra

Known as a leader who largely ignored his peer advisers, HST took his wife's advice throughout his career

  • Resembling HST''s father [Surya-Mesha in 7th-from-Chandra] BWT possessed astute political opinions
  • She was said to be a blunt judge of character, inured to flattery, and disinterested in petty gossip.

QUOTATION from B.V. Raman , 300 Combinations, p 304

  • "...when the Moon in Libra is aspected by Mars or Saturn , the native is supposed to become cruel. "


bhratru-karaka [brother] * virya-karaka [virile]



[Kuja Dosha for alliance-1]

[Yogakaraka dutiful karmesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[Yogakaraka political vidya-pati for Karkata indriya lagna]

[identified with political energy]

[personally promotes dynamic competition for high position]

[actively pushes into governance roles]

[emotional engineering of people and places]

[habitually pursues individual creativity ]

[embodiment of vigorous patriotic protectionism]

[provocative catalysis from fellow politicians-poets and regulatory authorities]

[if in Aslesha, commanding extortionist personality]


[networking-profitable Aśleṣā-3] [navamsha Mangala-Kumbha]

[Mangala nīcha-bhanga ]

[nīcha-bhanga Kuja-yuti-Guru-uchcha]

  • [Mangala-Karkata] * active pursuit of security * proactive nourishment * drive toward rooting + settling * vigorous defensive movement * police protector * fence-builder * push toward land ownership * promotes construction of settlements * innovative farming + fishing * energetically ethnic * champion of local cultures
  • [Mangala in bhava-1] forward fighter * muscular champion * competitive winner * drive toward performance vitality * embodied action * primal sexuality * pursuit of progress * direct movement * physical engineering * thrusting vigor * dominating personality * pushy * dynamic innovator * energized conquests * athletic body
  • [Kuja-yuti-Guru] multiple competitions * many brother-figures * energized growth * dynamic generosity * masculine force joins optimistic expansion * champion of philosophy * potential for aggressive preaching * promotes broad worldview * indoctrinating actions


[Mangala nīcha-bhanga]

optimistically warlike Kuja-yuti-Guru occupy bhava-1 = professional reputation 10th-from-Chandra

HST served in national defense [Old Pathways Karkata] for most of his career.

  • His roles matured from soldier in WW-1, to Senator investigating wasteful military spending, to FDR's de-facto military decisions maker, to POTUS-33 Commandeer in Chief.

[Mangala nīcha-bhanga]

Self-defensive Kuja's potent 4th drishti into Chandra-Tula-4 = scrappy

  • HST's demeanor was said to fluctuate [Chandra] between accommodatingly diplomatic vs. aggressively insulting.
  • Often described as " prickly"

Shani drishti upon [nīcha] Kuja-1 imposes a mandate for emotionally provoked defensive action under harsh circumstances

HST is remembered primarily for his use-or-misuse of a catastrophic weapon.

  • As the authorizing agent of the USA nuclear attack upon Nagasaki and Hiroshima, his decision to drop the bomb was the defining act of his military and political career

QUOTATION from B.V. Raman, A Catechism of Astrology. p. 30

  • " ... Saravali ascribes the following results: ...When Mars occupies Cancer and is aspected by Saturn, he will be a navigator , poor, beautiful, and engaged in princely trades ."


jamayah-karaka [sibling] * sandesha-karaka [message] * shisya-karaka [student]

[busy-messaging bhratru-pati for Karkata indriya-lagna]

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


[visionary-conceptual Kṛttikā-4] [navamsha Budha-Meena-nicha] intuitively explaining narrative of visionary imagination


[Budha-11 Parivartamsha Shukra-12]

  • [Budha-Urisha] * financial communications * articulation of tonal value * talks about stored goods * discusses collected assets * delivers descriptive evaluations * sends historic messages * skillfully signals the music * preservation methods * describes sound frequencies * hands-arms-shoulders send sensual gestures
  • [Budha in bhava-11] narrative of marketplace information * describes ecological gridwork * calculates economic profit * reports on revenues * describes distributive networks * talks about social participation * Sibling-type friendships * conversations about voluntary connections * announces achievements * delivers interlinking instructions * discussion in large assemblies * defines the webworks of community
  • [Budha-yuti-Shani] explainer of rules * dictates about system requirements * regulatory roles express communication skills * lawful planning * slow scheduling * conventional conversations * message of institutional order * mature management * makes necessary announcements * cautious gestures * talkative elders


combined Shani-Budha mahadasha 36 years = 1914 until 1950

Budha activates Kanya Svamsha

Kṛttikā-Budha in bhava-11 activates

  • 12-invisible environments, distant lands, private rooms - contains Shukra-12 parivartamsha Budha-11
  • 3-announcements, documentation, reporting, cohort, committee-work, process management

Budha-yuti-Shani often indicates a lack of critical detail.

Budha reading. + Shani popular genre

  • HST was an early and voracious reader of popular history books.
  • HST did not attend college.
  • According to his political handlers, who had to frame him as deeply self-taught, Mom encouraged HST to read extensively.

Lack of a college education would suggest that HST consumed proletarian-audience [Shani] biographies of great leaders but he rarely read the more detailed, incisive academic critiques of these leaders.

Personality, Mentality, Verbal style


As a WW-1 captain working in harsh and horrible trench warfare, HST was respected and admired by his men.

HST's speech was characterized as direct-hitting, often witty, trench-talk potty-mouth.

Plain-spoken, often vulgar, often direct

  • Truman used the speech [Budha] of the common man [Shani] .
  • HST's face and manner connoted the honest but pessimistic Euro-folk of the middle plains [Missouri]

" the last honest man"

  • Unlike the aristocratic FDR, who had a liberal university education and was raised with tutors and servants, HST was largely self-taught.
  • He displayed some rural mannerisms.

HST's prosody evoked the soldier's life as well as the farm-fields and the hobo camps.

  • His speaking and gesturing style was brusque, even coarse.
  • He got the point across.

Successful appeal to war-weary, corruption-weary voters

  • HST was convinced by his political handlers to drop all pretenses and to speak to the citizens in a simple, heartfelt style.
  • HST was expected to lose the 1948 election to the more intellectual Dewey, but surprisingly the plainspoken spin worked.

Style matters.

Although HST was no more or less honest than the next man, he gained proletarian credibility by simply eschewing the conceptual and logical vocabulary of the educated classes.

  • His more sophisticated advisers complained that HST was the proverbial bull in the china shop
  • the plain-spoken spin gained HST lasting support from the working folk.

Narrowed scope [Shani] of critical thinking [Budha]

  • HST absorbed a vast amount of " broadcast" [uchcha] Guru] from single authors promoting their own interpretative perspective.
  • Unlike any other POTUS since Taft, HST was never trained in the academic regime of logical debates, research writing assignments, and educated peer discussions.

Therefore, HST had limited verbal discussion skills, and he did not welcome informed critical dissent Budha-yuti-Shani ,

  • As his later adversaries often remarked, HST tended to resist consideration of alternate or conflicting viewpoints.

HST's discourse emphasized realism [Shani].

  • Critics said that HST made up his mind on an issue, then blocked [Shani] further discussion [Budha].

Act now, talk later [if at all]

  • Enforced by revengeful Mangala-Karkata [nīcha]
  • but curtailed by Shani's pragmatic drishti into Kuja,

HST actions tended to be lawful, decisive [former judge] pre-emptive [former soldier]

  • Despite the catastrophic outcome, most Americans supported HST's decision to poison, burn, wound, or annihilate millions of Japanese civilians.


dhava-karaka [husband] * bahuta-karaka [variety]


[dikbala] [Hamsha Yoga]

[inimical-medicating rogesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[multiple culturally-familiar personality attributes]

[embodiment of customary philosophical beliefs]

[identified with an nationalist credenda]

[iconic personification of environmentalist worldview]

[personality exemplifies protectionist ideology]

[paragon of habitual cheerfulness]

[preacher-and-teacher may symbolize the wisdom of the folkways]

[expansive faith in the ancient routines ++ a personalized understanding of ethnic conflict]

[often a benefactor to agricultural workers]

[Guru-1 rules 6+9 = chronic illness due to digestive allergy, along with public guidance via sacred doctrine]


[political-showy Pushya-1] [navamsha Guru-Simha]

[nīcha-bhanga] due to Kuja-yuti-Guru-rogesha

  • [Guru-Karkata] big shelters * various caretakers * many provisions * benevolent routines * believes in defense * permission to protect * optimistic patriotism * broad understanding of local cultures * develops gardens * household expansion * prosperous settlements * multiple dwellings * many patronizing parent-figures
  • [Guru in bhava-1] much vitality * philosophical personality * permission for unrestricted action * generous disposition * numerous identities * expands the scope of competition * many cheerful sporting activities * believes in birthright * expansive aura * extra height-or-girth * embodiment of tolerant cheer * a patron of personal benefit * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may be an expander-philanthropist-benefactor
  • [Guru-yuti-Mangala] bhratri-karaka * multiple brotherly-figures * permission to compete-and-win * expansive conquests * progressive philosophy * large-scale invasive actions * vigorous champion of optimistic belief


Guru-Karkata [uchcha] expands the mass slaughter allowed by [nīcha] Kuja-1 drishti to 4-7-8

Guru in bhava-1 [dikbala] rules the emotionally conflicted bhava-9 humanism = [6th-from-Chandra]

- Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 12th-from-10th = decease of leaders

  • 12-Apr-1945 [HST age 60] after HST had been VPOTUS for 82 days, having met with FDR only twice, Franklin D. Roosevelt dies. HST assumes the duties of POTUS-33. Adolf Hitler dies eight days later.

[uchcha] Guru-yuti-Mangala [nīcha] occupies high-recognition 10th-from-Chandra

Budha-Guru bhukti [uchcha] Guru-yuti-Mangala [nīcha] Gactivates 6-war * 06-Aug-1945

  • On 06-Aug-1945, Truman gave the order to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing, maiming, and poisoning vast numbers of Japanese citizens - both military and civilian. Hiroshima was bombed on 08-August-1945. The Japanese military surrendered on 15-Aug-1945 [formal ceremony on 02-Sep-1945] .

Using an Act of War to Stop the War * Budha-Guru bhukti

" I knew what I was doing when I stopped the war ... I have no regrets and, under the same circumstances, I would do it again." ~~ Truman, 1963

The WW-2 Japanese military had already killed an estimated 6-10 million people in Asia, including a genocide of approximately 6 million Chinese and Southeast Asian peoples. Truman stood firm in his decision to attack Japan, despite some military opinions that the Allies had already won the war.

World-War-2 was the deadliest military conflict in history, with more than 3% of the world population killed and hideous numbers wounded.

  • Hideous as the effects were, this apocalyptic event did end the war. Instantly.
  • Guru-1 occupies 8th-from-6th = extreme upheaval + sudden, wide-scale, catastrophic end to war [6] .

Guru-Karkata [uchcha] Patron Protector against enemies

  • In his homeland [USA] HST = remembered as a Great Protector [Guru-Karkata] In the national memory, HST ensured that even when the American military was weakened and depleted -- from years of running an exhausting war on two sides of the world -- that the once-fierce enemy [Japan] would be vanquished.


svadu-karaka [sweet] * kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]

[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[friendly-profitable labha-pati for Karkata indriya-lagna]


[governing-regulatory Arudra-2] [navamsha Shukra-Makara]

[Budha-11 Parivartamsha Shukra-12]

  • [Shukra-Mithuna] appreciation of detail * beautiful accessories * attracted to writers * likes businesspeople * balanced gestures * conducts diplomatic conversations * prefers a communicative partner * aesthetic of handiwork * pleasures of specific explanations * enjoys correspondence * gracious messaging arrangements
  • [Shukra-12] seeks imaginative pleasure * private sensuality * values spiritually guided partnership * gracefully intuitive feminine-figures * agreeable sleep * visions of contemplative harmony * enjoys beautiful sanctuaries * aesthetic designs to adorn the feet * likes meditations * appreciation of Other Worlds * attracted to quiet spaces * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be contemplative-foreign-isolated-researcher


Shukra activates

  • 11 earnings, revenues, friendships, economic systems, social participation
  • 4 lands, properties, border protection, buildings, customary Way of Life


Earnings after POTUS * vriddhi-pati-11- Shukra-12 parivartamsha Budha-11

Jan-1953 = Ketu-Rahu bhukti, HST age 69. POTUS-33 job was finished. After decades of government service, peaking in seven+ years at the highest levels of global responsibility as POTUS/Commander in Chief, Truman suddenly returned to a modest private life.

Compared to the incomes of his luxury-class comparators who typically run the top levels of government, HST seemed awfully broke [Shani-11] .

But not for long.

Beginning in Shukra-Shukra svabhukti, HST was able to live comfortably from sale of local land [4] from pensions [11 income] and from his Memoires [Budha activates Rahu-3, predicting successful publications] .

Shukra-Shukra svabhukti * Congress created presidential pensions in 1958

In 1953, there was no provision for pensioning of former presidents. It had never been necessary in the previous 175 years since the founding of USA, because most earlier POTUS had been landowners, businessmen, earned from their memoires [Grant] or had died on the job. Other men of modest means had served as POTUS, but they had died in office or shortly afterward.

Truman was the first non-luxury class ex-POTUS who lived for 20 years after leaving the Whitehouse.

Truman and his wife Bess lived in straits for several years until 1958. Age 69 in retirement during Sade-Sati-4, HST and his wife Bess had minimal investments. They lifestyle was cramped

Shukra-Shukra svabhukti brought a Congressionally approved ex-presidential retirement pension. At about the same time, HST was able to sell some lands, and he began realizing royalties from the sale of his highly popular memoire, Trial and Hope [Shukra-parivartamsha-Budha ++ Rahu-3 successful publications] .

Piano Player

Shukra-12 in 9th-from-Chandra, ruler of Chandra, parivartamsha Budha

  • HST studied piano from the age of eight,
  • He played for political entertainment gatherings throughout his career.
  • His mom played church piano, and his sister was a piano teacher in Missouri
  • his daughter Margaret aspired to be a concert singer, but after her father left office she was no longer invited to perform

Pithy Quotations

Shukra-12-Mithunaya rules Budha-yuti-Shani

Despite Budha-yuti-Shani plain speech, HST was nevertheless blessed with a gracious Shukra parivartamsha Budha. His quotations were -- and still are -- popular, due to the balanced, simple, but yet elegant style of his aphorisms.

Shukra Mahadasha comfortable retirement* Shukra activates 4 [retirement] + 11 [income]

After ending his POTUS service with a sudden lifestyle downshift, Truman survived an additional 20 years, until age 88.

Despite his Ketu-Mahadasha panicked announcements that he would be going on government relief due to poverty from surviving on military pension, as soon as Shukra Mahadasha began, HST realized everal sources of income [11] .

HST earned a newly legislated POTUS pension [11] gained from sale of lands [4] and had revenue from royalties [11] from his successful Memoires.


duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]


[bargaining-balancing yuvati-pati for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[mysterious-revealing randhresha for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[soberly regular earnings]

[asthetics of mininal sufficient revenues]


[committee-working Rohiṇī-3] [navamsha Shani-Mithuna] intuitively structured change-resistant hierarchical lawful proletarian communications


  • [Shani-Urisha] heavy old valuables * must endure the sounds of proletarian speech-and-song * obliged to conform to the official bankers * antiquated genetic stock * required preservation of aging assets * must normalize conservation * slow elderly evaluators * must judge the worth of hoards * must endure pressure to store the precious inventories * must bear the weight of historic treasuries * structural compression upon neck-jaw * orderly warehousing * fixed rules govern collection * must gather seeds * must eat dry foodstuffs * must preserve lineage knowledge * scarce financial resources * maintainer of old heritage
  • [Shani in Bhava-11] [svabhava] [beneficial] steady time-structured achievements * must maintain connections * sustainedeffort toward realistic aims * must regulate economic linkage * cautiously conventional accomplishments * class-conscious social network * chronic pressure on nerves-skin * few friendships * limited revenues * works hard for earnings * resists new associations * supports lawful distribution systems * accepts marketplace rules * salary worker fatigue * rigidly dutiful socialite roles * elders maintain community responsibilities
  • [Shani-yuti-Budha] resistance against signaling * materialistic siblings * responsible for maintaining lawful commerce * pragmatic coupling * limited interaction * disciplined messaging * structured announcements * speaks plainly * proletarian instructions * regulated business * constrained communication * conventionally regulated conversations


Shani rules Pushya-2 indriya lagna = Pushkara Navamsha

- combined Shani-Budha mahadasha 36 years = 1914 until 1950

Budha-Shani chidra-dasha = Surprise Win = election of 1948

  • Shani activates 10th-from-10th
  • Shani activates the political-election 5th-from-Chandra
  • Shani occupies Mithunaya 10th navamsha

= 02-Nov-1948 [HST age 64] surprise win in POTUS-33 contest against poll-leader Dewey * Budha-Shani chidra-dasha * [Budha-yuti-Shani] * Budha activates Mithunaya 10th navamsha

Due to Truman's very controversial decision to end the Pacific portion of World-War-2 by authorizing the atom-bomb drop onto Hiroshima and Nagasaki was widely believed that voters would not support Killer Truman against the well heeled and educated Thomas Dewey.

As election time approached, Truman's public approval rating had sunk to an unthinkable 36%. Yet, HST rallied, making constant election speeches with his signature Plain Talk [Shani-Budha] .

His win was granted by people with no connection to the East Coast power elites.

  • These citizens lived in the rural and small-town centers
  • they were not morally outraged by the horrific atom bombs.
  • They wanted what HST delivered - a harshly uncompromising national defense.

Shani in Bhava-11 activates

  • 7-relationships, justice
  • 8-catastrophe, revolution, traumatic injury, healing, rejuvenation, threats

Pragmatism, realism, boots-on-the-ground

  • During FDR's years of failing health, and considering that FDR had no military service record, Truman made most [if not all] of the detailed military budget decisions
  • HST's recommendations were then trustingly approved by a sick and distracted FDR.

During the Budha-Shani bhukti 1948 election

  • HST's military battle service in WW-1 was intensely promoted as key to his political identity
  • Political handlers framed HST as a man who understood military realities .

Poor eyesight * Surya -Mesha-10 rules 2-eyesight

HST's eyesight was compromised by childhood diphtheria [Guru-1 + Ketu in 6th-from-Chandra] .

  • Yet, Truman managed to serve as a WW-1 military commander. He worked as a popular machine politician.
  • Remembering names and faces is critical to those jobs.
  • Therefore, his eyesight was likely not a major handicap.
  • His spectacles successfully corrected most of the deficiency. More importantly, the eyeglasses aided his photographed image as studious reader.

Calculated Risk and Regulated Reward * Rahu drishti enters [Budha-yuti-Shani] -11 gains

Shani in Bhava-11 occupies the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra. Rahu drishti transforms a financially fixated Shani-11 into a platform for social mobility via conservative but determined risk-taking.


rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] * picchala-karaka [slippery]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-3 casts passionately publishing mercantile drishti into 7-9-11]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's articulate argumentation

[ambition to deliver logical instruction]

[seeks privilege via passionate narratives of aid to disadvantaged]

[exhilarating communication about injustice]

[announcement of thrilling medical-military information]

[exceptionally argumentative business process]

[exaggerated service-ministering cohort ensemble]

[opportunistically enterprising litigious sibling-cousin]

[over-reaching scope of commercial exploitation]

[compulsively rationalizing procedural technical skill]

[boundary-challenging accusations in media publication]


[argumentative-logistical Chitra-2] [navamsha Rahu-Kanya] [vargottamsha]

  • [Rahu-Parthya] shimmering illusion of humility * craving for crime * mask of exploitive assistance * ambitious physicians * intriguing addictions * mirage of medication * fascinating injuries * over-reaching accusations * amazing illnesses * extraordinary arguments * may be obsessed with servants-and-servitude * seeks special importance via apparent [but perhaps not authentic] conflict management * shrewd dealings in sickness * ingenious divorce * extravagant litigation * seeks privilege via victim-roles
  • [Rahu in bhava-3] passion for prestige communication *in svabhava of Busy Budha, the Shadowy Specter = glamorous writing - outsider who cleverly insinuates into culturally important communicator roles * exotic photography * unusual journalistic reporting * thrilling announcements * unorthodox commentary * mesmerizing messaging * craves publication * ambitious sibling-cousins * mixed-culture collaborative teams * desire for conversations * over-reaching commerce * exciting gestures * opportunistic approach to manufacturing * entranced by information technology * boundary-breaching sibling-cohort * unconventional explanations * remarkable retinue * entrancing evangelism * seeks privilege via project management


Rahu - 1943 Rise to power = Budha-Rahu bhukti

Budha [accounting] + Rahu [committee-work]

  • During Budha-Rahu bhukti in 1943, HST acquired national visibility via the Truman Committee, which investigated military spending waste and legislated accounting reform [Urisha finance]

Navamsha Rahu in bhava-1--Chitra-Kanya-svamsha, granting HST an outstanding personality ++ an affinity for military matters


kavandha-karaka [headless] * chidra-karaka [gaping] * vasana-karaka [vacuum]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[although disinterested in imaginative beliefs, there is no barrier to prevent preaching on peculiar visions]

[may have unlimited philanthropic vision]

[father may be a wandering dissolute dreamer, a clairsentient intuitive guide, or holy pilgrim of the oceans][father often absent or living in the dreamworld]

[passively fixated on ambitiously ministering-assisting Rahu in Partha-3 sibling-cousins, secretaries, team-mates, co-workers, neighbors]


[visionary-guiding Revatī-4] [navamsha Ketu-Meena] [vargottamsha]

Uchcha-Guru-yuti-Kuja-nicha-bhanga ++ Rahu-3-Chitra-Kanya cast powerful drishti into bhava-9.

  • [Ketu-Meena] sleepily dissociates from isolated ashrama * incomplete gestalt * unlimited visionary insight * wandering spirit guides * unsustainable sanctuary * fantasy martyrdom * dissolution of private prayer * foggy boundaries of distant worlds * permeable understanding of cetacean cultures * ignores restrictions on clairsentience * disarrayed dreams * releases a golden oceanic cloud of wisdom into the misty abyss
  • [Ketu in classroom-9] disinterested in fixed credenda * wandering worldview *disengaged from faith doctrine * disregards theory * liberating philosophy * irrelevance of patriarchal dogma * ambivalence toward conventional convictions * spacey father * weird beliefs * empty public guidance * forsaken by preceptors * ignores the ordinary understandings * incoherent ideology * unless other graha in 9, may prefer to live free from father-figures


Dreamlike Ketu-Meena occupies the [6th-from-Chandra]. shows that his mom was considerably resilient to health challenges. She lived until Harry turned 63.

Disinterested Ketu-Meena-9 occupies the [6th-from-Chandra], suggesting HST's well-known lack of religious affiliation. Also, his lack of pious respect for preachers such as Hour of Decision 1918-2018 Rev. Billy Graham, who was usually fawned over by American political leaders. Sparing no sentiment, HST called Graham a " counterfeit attention seeker" .

Ketu Mahadasha 1950-1957

1950-1957 = third Sade-Sati via 3-commands + 4- retirement + 5-politics

  • Truman's elected POTUS term = Jan-1949-until-Jan-1953.
  • Despite some public relations successes, HST's administration was plagued by shaming-scandals and controversies, the suicide of his Secretary of Defense, and a 22% approval rating
  • Ketu-Rahu bhukti + janma Sade-Sati [4 retirement] = boarded a train alone, and went home to MO

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