Seal of POTUS since 1960 * 50 stars
Took spiritual counsel from
Born 7 months after
VPOTUS with POTUS-37 Watergate 1913-1994 Richard Nixon
[Dec-1973 until Aug-1974]
USA Congressional Representative from Michigan [1949-1973]
Chair of the
24 years in Congress * never lost an election
a.k.a. Leslie Lynch King
a.k.a. Leslie Lynch King
dematerialization 26-Dec-2006 [age 93]
in the early 1930's , Gerald Ford played varsity football for the University of Michigan [before helmets]
One of the rare Left-Handed POTUS
USA Congressional Representative [1949-1973] [24 years]
POTUS-38 [09-Aug-1974 until 20-Jan-1977] [28 months]
Gerald Rudolf Ford
birth data from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Ford
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Yoni - Bhagadaivata - Prakphalguni - Arjuni
For Purvaphalguni * Yoni * births of a masculine valence, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, arranging, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Beautiful Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.
Due to the definitive influence of kalatra-karaka Shukra, gentlemen born into the realms of Bharani - Yamya, Pūrvaphalgunī - Yonī, or Pūrvāṣāḍhā may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of the feminine companions.
For those born into the Shukra-ruled paradigm of Vutavabana, feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, contracts, bargains, sensual pleasures, lovers, artistic beauty, luxurious scents, treasuries, financial arrangements, and music , may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Zosma. Their purpose is to dramatize, glamorize, and politicize the grand theatrical values of creative life.
[Shukra] -ruled Purvaphalguni gentlemen are often found in the sparkling bright worlds of politics , romantic idealism, entertainment, speculative finance, and spectator sports. Yoni-born chaps often display a thick mane of leonine hair and a charming sense of humor.
They are happiest when enjoying a choreographed sport, playing music, dancing with agility and grace, or performing a richly costumed dramatic role for an appreciative audience, Delighted by spectacle and applause, they glitter and smile at parties, political campaigns, gambling and games..
Depending upon the placements of dhanakaraka Shukra and dhana=pati Budha, the Purvarjuni-born may also excel in financial showmanship, bargaining toward a political or commercial agreement, and the high drama of romantic relationships.
Like all Shukra-governed births, Bhagadaivata-born must take care to avoid the misuse of drugs and alcohol. Political success depends upon the charisma of lagnesha Surya. Financial success depends upon the dual-dhanakaraka Shukra and Budha.
Themes of political celebrity, lavish musical entertainments, arts and fashion, and financial agreements may contextualize Pubba's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra-Purvaphalguni.
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.  . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 83
" A physical rather than a mental type.
He must guard against impulsiveness
since he is apt to act without sufficient thought
He is very active physically and will be proficient at various sports
These people seem never to rest and are constantly in motion.
Fine friends enjoying a dance
Gerald and Betty Ford with their long-time best friends, Richard and Pat Nixon [Oct-1973]
Gerald Ford, born Leslie Lynch King
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar
[Shani Mahadasha] [age birth until age 1.0]
14-Jul-1913 Earth-birth in Omaha, Nebraska, USA * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha
19-Dec-1913 [GRF age 6-mos] parents divorce due to spousal abuse ** Shani-Guru chidra-dasha
Jun-1914 until Aug-1916 Shani Ashtamsha via Mithuna [Surya-Mithuna = Father]
[Budha Mahadasha] [age 1.0 until age 18.0]
01-Feb-1916 [GRF age 3] mom remarries with Mr. Gerald Rudolff Ford * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha rules 2-family
[Ketu Mahadasha] [age 18.0 until age 25.0]
1931 [GRF age 18] meets bio-dad for the first time, but has no interest in continuing the relationship * Ketu-Ketu svabhukti * Ketu disengagement
1935 [GRF age 22] earns bachelor's degree in economics from University of Michigan * Ketu-Rahu bhukti
1935 [GRF age 22] GRF files court documents to officially change his name, from Leslie Lynch King, to Gerald Rudolph Ford. * Ketu-Guru bhukti * Guru randhresha = identity change
[Shukra Mahadasha] [age 25.0 until age 45.0]
18-Feb-1941 [GRF age 28] decease of bio-dad * Shukra-Shukra svabhukti* Shukra rules 12th-from-Surya
1941 [GRF age 28] earns law degree [LL.B. later upgraded to J.D.] from Yale Law School. Passes the Michigan Bar licensing exam. * Shukra-Shukra svabhukti [Shukra-yuti-Shani] shani rules 7-diploma
May-1941 opens law partnership in Grand Rapids, MI * Shukra-Shukra svabhukti* Shukra karmesha profession
13-Apr-1942-1946 [GRF age 29-33] begins commission in US Navy Reserve. Receives basic naval training, coaches numerous sports for the reservists. Nearly drowns when his ship is hit by typhoon. * Shukra-Surya bhukti * Surya lagnesha
Aug-1943 until Sep-1945 Shani Ashtamsha via Mithuna = contact karakamsha Surya-Mithuna-11
15-Oct-1948 [GRF age 35] consecration of marriage 1-of-1 with Betty Bloomer - Shukra-Rahu bhukti * * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Mesha-Tula contact R-K navamsha
samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vṛṣa-Vṛścika contact Chandra-Vṛścika
02-Nov-1948 [GRF age 35] wins first election to USA House of Representatives. He will keep this position for 13 election cycles over the next 25 years * Shukra-Guru bhukti * Guru-5 rules 5-elections
14-Mar-1950 [GRF age 36] celebrated the birth of child-1 Mike * Shukra-Guru bhukti * Guru putra-karaka
Nov-1955 until Feb-1958 Janma Sade-Sati Vṛścika
- overlaps with Shukra-Budha + Shukra-Ketu chidra-dasha
[Surya Mahadasha] [age 45.0 until age 51.0]
26-Jan-1962 [GRF age 48] grieved the decease of step-father - Surya-Shani bhukti * Shani rules Kumbha = 2nd-from-8th-from-Surya = decease of stepfather
29-Nov-1963 [GRF age 49] appointed by Lyndon Baines Johnson, GRF begins to chair the Warren Commission - Surya-Shukra chidra-dasha* Shukra -10 karmesha + Shukra-10 rules 10th-navamsha national roles
[Chandra Mahadasha] [age 51.0 until age 61.0] [1964 until 1974]
1964 [GRF age 49] during the stressful of the Warren Commission hearings, Betty Ford suffers a severe nerve injury * Chandra-Chandra svabhukti * nicha-Chandra rules 12 = 6th-from-7 injury to spouse
Jan-1965 [GRF age 50] promoted to the coveted role of House Minority Leader * Chandra-Chandra svabhukti
1965 [GRF age 50] wife BBF suffers a psycho-physical nervous breakdown * Chandra-Chandra svabhukti * Chandra rules 12 = 6th-from-7 injury to spouse
17-Sep-1967 [GRF age 53] grieved the decease of mother * Chandra-Guru bhukti * Guru matri-maraka rules 2nd-from-Chandra
Jun-1973 until Jul-1975 Shani Ashtamsha via Mithuna = contact atmakaraka Surya-Mithuna-11
06-Dec-1973 [GRF age 60] following the felony conviction of Nixon's previous VPOTUS, Spiro Agnew, GRF is appointed as a mid-term VPOTUS replacement by soon-to-be-indicted Richard Nixon - Chandra-Shukra bhukti* Shukra karmesha leadership, alliances
[Mangala Mahadasha] [age 61.0 until age 68.0] [1974 until 1981]
09-Aug-1974 [GRF age 61] Richard Nixon resigns under criminal investigation. With no voter election, constitutional process promotes VPOTUS GRF to POTUS-38 * Mangala-Mangala svabhukti * Yogakaraka Mangala rules 9-paternal guidance + 4 stability
Sep-1974 [GRF age 61] Against public outcry, GRF grants a full and absolute pardon to Richard Nixon. Most historians agree that this extremely unpopular action destroyed GRF's ability to win the upcoming POTUS election. * Mangala-Mangala svabhukti * Mangala rules 12th-from-5 [erodes elections] + 12th-from-10th [erodes career]
05-Sep-1975 [GRF age 62] Close-call assassination attempt by Squeaky Fromme. A Secret Service agent knocked the triggered gun from her hand. * Mangala-Rahu bhukti
22-Sep-1975 [GRF age 62] Close-call assassination attempt by Sarah Moore. One of her bullets landed on the wall, six inches from GRF's head. * Mangala-Rahu bhukti
02-Nov-1976 [GRF age 63] a reluctant candidate, GRF loses the POTUS election to POTUS-39 Talking Peace 1924- Jimmy Carter * Mangala-Guru bhukti * Guru randhresha identity change
1978 [GRF age 65] following a family intervention, after a protective officer called her illness a threat to the president's security in 1977, Betty Ford's chronic drug-alcohol addiction is revealed to the public * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha-12 clandestine actions rules 2-family, 2-knowledge contains Ketu-2
[Rahu Mahadasha] [age 68.0 until age 86.0]
1982 [GRF age 69] BBF opens the legendary Betty Ford Clinic for healing of celebrity-politician addictions * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu breaks taboo
Dec-1984 until Dec-1987 Janma Sade-Sati Vṛścika
[Guru Mahadasha] [age 86.0 until decease age 93]
Jul-2002 until Sep-2004 Shani Ashtamsha via Mithuna - gochara drishti into 3-5-8
26-Dec-2006 [GRF age 93] dis-embodiment via coronary artery disease * Guru-Ketu bhukti * Ketu chidrakaraka
features of the nativity
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Simha indriya-lagna]
[usually is the eldest child]
[bright center of networked commerce]
[focus of community conversation]
[Atmakaraka entitlement, politics, intelligence, royalty, celebrity, father, fatherhood, uniqueness, certainty]
FATHER ++ StepFather
Dad-1 = Surya + 9
Bio-dad was a wool-trader from Omaha, Nebraska and son of a prosperous banker.
[Mangala in bhava-9] located in 6th-from-Chandra-nicha suggests the sad truth explained in GRF's memoires, that his aggressively dominating [Kuja] dad was emotionally dysfunctional [6th-from-Chandra] -nicha].
GRF was born as Lesley Lynch King. Following his abuse of GRF's 20-yo mom, the bio-dad played no role in son GRF's life, although GRF's paternal grandfather [Chandra-4] did pay child-support until GRF was 16.
GRF had one, unannounced meeting with the bio-dad who suddenly turned up at GRF's high-school restaurant job, impulsively [Mangala] attempting to bond with a son he'd never known. Dad could retrospectively qualify as NPD lacking impulse control.
Dad-2 = 8th-from-pitristhana ++ 8th-from-Surya
Gerald Rudolff Ford [9-Dec-1890 – 26-Jan-1962]
The stepfather [Vṛścika-Chandra-4 + Makara-6] owned a paint-and-varnish company. Ford. Sr. had three more sons with GRF's mom. Ford Sr. provided a stable home, education, and moral guidance until GRF reached adulthood. At age 22, Lesley Lynch King officially changed his name to Gerald Rudolph Ford in honor of dad-2.
OUTCOMES - SURYA
Atmakaraka + lagnesha + Surya Vargottamsha occupies 10th navamsha Mithuna
Gerald Ford was a career politician.
In his very early career, he did sports coaching [at Yale and in the WW-2 Naval Reserve] . After a few years in private law practice, GRF was elected to Congress in 1948 [his age 36] GRF remained in WDC as a Congressional Representative + VPOTUS-POTUS for the next 27 years.
GRF was known for his willingness [Surya] to accept new political roles [Surya] as circumstances [Mithuna] required. Because he was flexible and available and known for seeing both sides [Surya in dualized Mithunaya] GRF was called upon to fill many short-term [Mithuna] roles that required teamwork and detailed documentation.
Caucus Master - Mithuna
Communications - publications, frequent short-term travel, connecting with constituents
Non-partisan social-networking 
Famed for his agility in working both sides of the aisle [Mithuna] he was generally able to work with everyone except extreme ideologues.
Purvaphalguni lagna helped Ford to schmooze at elite functions such as the Bilderberg meetings due to his affinity for music-and-dance parties .
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
[contemplative-retreating vyaya-pati for Simha indriya-lagna]
[comforted by stable habitual secrecy]
[culturally sensitive to familiar rhythms of discovery]
[needs to sense the ancient pulse of transformational flow]
[protector of the ancestral rejuvenating pathways]
[emotionally aligned to hidden routines]
[environmentalist feelings attuned to eruptive watery deva]
[anchoring mother may be a penetrating schoolteacher-householder-local trauma-healer]
[evolving-disguising Anuradha-4] [navamsha Chandra-Vṛścika] [vargottamsha] intuitively discovering-revealing
Mom = Dorothy Ayer Gardner Ford 1892-1975
Mom was a home-maker  Nicha-Chandra generally suggests some degree of emotional dysregulation.
GRF recalled that as a teenager, his mom demanded that he control his temper. However, with a high-energy Kuja-Mesha in [6th-from-Chandra] -nicha, mom likely had a volatile temper too.
MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations
Rulers of 3 + 6 + 7 + 10 occupy 7th-from-Chandra, ensuring a career-supporting life-mate.
POTUS-pair-38 Addiction Recovery 1918-2011 Betty Bloomer Ford
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
CAREER - 10th-from-Chandra
[folk reputation 10th-from-Chandra = political theatrical Simha indriya-lagna]
[Chandra Mahadasha] [age 51.0 until age 61.0 - 1964 until 1974
Ten years of vyaya-pati-12 dik-bala, nicha-Chandra-4 was a wild ride emotionally for GRF. His job was to maintain stability in his family and in the nation, at a time of continues crisis.
Which he did. nicha-Chandra rules 12
= 6th-from-7 injury to spouse
= behind-closed-doors, under-the-table, private conversations
= Chandra rules 9th-from-Chandra = wise understanding
emotionally invasive, trauma-healing Chandra-Vṛścika-4 receives incoming drishti from
in 1964 GRF chaired the Warren Commission that investigated the JFK assassination.
Chandra rules Aśleṣa-Budha in bhava-12 enclosed communication channels
GRF took charge of the Congressional investigation into the murder which traumatized the nation. [Vṛścika trauma]
During the investigation, Betty Bloomer Ford became overwhelmed by the criminal information that was being handled by the Warren Commission. During GRF's Chandra Mahadasha, BBF suffered a severe nerve injury and then malignant breast cancer. Chandra activates 6th-from-7th
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[Yogakaraka homebound-anchoring bandesha for Simha indriya-lagna]
[Yogakaraka doctrinal-believing dharmesha for Simha indriya-lagna]
[karako bhavo nashto for father, patrons, chieftains, indoctrinators]
[dynamic humanistic innovator]
[competitive broad worldview]
[father may be professor-preacher-indoctrinator]
[originating-competitive Kṛttikā-1] [navamsha Mangala-Dhanus] intuitively competitive forward-pushing inspirational ideological champion
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
championship ideologue Mangala in bhava-9 activates
karako bhavo nashto for father
GRF did enjoy a stable, protective relationship with his stepfather.
Mangala-9 coaching, winning
GRF had a long history of success in competitive sport
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandesha-karaka [message] shisya-karaka [student]
[historical-evaluating dhanesha for Simha indriya-lagna]
[profitable-friendly labha-pati for Simha indriya-lagna]
[dhanayoga invisible treasury Budha-12 rules 2 + 11 ]
[imaginative folkways narrative of established customs]
[routine habits of private prayer]
[profitable-distributive Aśleṣa-3] [navamsha Budha-Kumbha]
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
[Bantering Budha activates Kanya Svamsha]
[Budha activates Mithuna [10th navamsha]
[Budha activates Mithuna Karakamsha]
[profitable-distributive Aśleṣa-3] Budha = ruled by Budha-and-Shani = extra capacity for sympathetically manipulative, twisting style of discussion
Budha activates [10th navamsha] containing vargottamsha Atmakaraka Surya = communications, committees, conversations, commerce
Budha activates Mithuna-11 Karakamsha contains political, center-stage vargottamsha Atmakaraka Surya
Dhanayoga generated by Budha for Simha nativities
Budha-12 rules 2-11 in the invisible 12th bhava. GRF belonged to a network of HNWI [high net worth individuals] hailing from the Michigan automotive industry's financial elite.
Budha in bhava-12 Private conversations
GRF had the ability to maintain private communication channels that were largely invisible -- even to his own colleagues.
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[many philosophically expansive entitlements]
[growth of creative wisdom]
[strategic-complaining Pūrvāṣāḍhā-2] [navamsha Guru-Kanya] intuitively expansive complaining argumentation
OUTCOMES - BRIHAS-PATI
GRF won 25-years-worth of serial elections retaining his Congressional seat, showing the abundant ease of svakshetra-Dhanus-Guru-5 in matters of gambling, charismatic performances, and political elections.
GRF's political generosity [Guru] facilitated some rule-bending [Guru also rules 8-hidden matters, nondisclosure]
Pūrvāṣāḍhā-Guru ruled by suave Shukra-10
Pūrvāṣāḍhā = so smooth politically that GRF was the first USA national legislator to be both VPOTUS and POTUS without ever being elected by the voters.
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[dutiful-hierarchical karmesha for Simha indriya-lagna]
[busy-messaging vikrama-pati for Simha indriya-lagna]
[sweetly preserving commander of elite treasuries]
[public roles in ornamentation-art-music-luxury]
[opulent icon of commercial finance]
[oratorical-heritage Rohiṇī-2] [vargottamsha] [navamsha Shukra-Urisha]
[Shukra rules Purvaphalguni indriya-lagna]
[Shukra rules Purvaphalguni svamsha]
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
smoothly regulatory Shukra-10 rules
Bilderberger banking governance
While announcing his commitment to the financial condition of the less well-situated, GRF's career was ensured by his financial backers. Shukra balances social position and public responsibility  with daily business  .
GRF's wealthy constituents were consistently [Shani] in agreement [Shukra] with his fiscally conservative policies. GRF was an old-style Republican committed to reducing the size of government [Shani shrinking]
Considered an authority in financial law Shani-yuti-Shukra-Urisha-10
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[inimical-medicating rogesha for Simha indriya-lagna]
[balancing-bargaining yuvati-pati for Simha indriya-lagna]
[Shani-10-Urisha rules 10th-from-10 Kumbha = steady economic alliances]
[responsible financial leadership]
[obligatory public values regulation]
[enduring treasury responsibilities]
[respected weight of historic public duties]
[protective-customary Rohiṇī-4] [navamsha Shani-Karkata]
OUTCOMES - SHANI
Shani in Bhava-10 rules
GRF was often called /the Band-Aid president/
After the criminal indictment and resignation of his close friend Richard Nixon, Ford's placeholder presidency created official continuity [Shani rule-of-law] and harmony [Shukra] through the maelstrom of Nixon's disgrace.
Shani is steady but stuck
Although Ford was able to impose much-needed public dignity [Shani-10] during a dangerously unstable national era, the high level of conflict  left him stalemated [Shani stuck].
Regulatory, statutory responsibilities
A steady spouse with public-duty profile
HEALTH rogesha Shani - addictions
Shukra balance yuti rogesha Shani
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[for Simha indriya-lagna]
[transformative intuition in times of revolutionary change]
[prestige dreamworld initiations]
[desire to transform the bridge between worlds]
[political-demonstrating Andromeda-1] [navamsha Rahu-Simha]
[Rahu-8 occupies 5th-from-Chandra]
OUTCOMES - RAHU
Shani-ruled [Uttarabhadra] [Rahu in bhava-8] fascinating secrets occupies the political 5th-from-Chandra
GRF became the secret-keeper in chief when he chaired the notoriously non-transparent, non-disclosing Warren Commission.
Although the Commission reported that JFK's murder was the work of a single suddenly-killed rogue sniper, most citizens believed that GRF was under pressure from the conspirators, and the truth would remain hidden.
GRF lived until age 93. Rahu-8 can indicate longevity.
[Rahu in bhava-8] smoke
Chandra-Vṛścika-4 ++ receives incoming drishti from Rahu in bhava-8
[Budha in bhava-12] hand-held implements, tobacco pipe ++ receives incoming drishti from Rahu in bhava-8
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
[disregards logical historical conventions]
[eccentric accusatory speeches]
[incoherent service-ministry values]
[empty litigious heritage]
[liberating abstract grievance fragments the savings]
[scattered complaining verbiage]
[typically no second marriage, or placeholder marr-2 to a servant]
[disconnected from ailing family line]
[peculiar verbal arguments]
[unbalanced digestion of food-and-drink]
[passively fixated on ambitiously imaginative-symbolic Rahu-Meena-8 healers, explorers, transformers]
[profitable-networked Uttaraphalgunī-3] [navamsha Ketu-Kumbha]
OUTCOMES - KETU
Disintegration of family heritage, but payments continue
GRF's birth father hailed from an entreasured Omaha family. The birth-dad was abusive, and mom escaped. Later mom remarried and .
Still, GRF's paternal grandfather [Kumbha-7] sent child-support payments until GRF turned 16.
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