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Premier of USSR Soviet Union [1941-1953]

General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union [1922-1953]

Generalissimus [1945-1953]

Supreme Commander [1941-1953]

Josef Vissarionovich Stalin

a.k.a Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin [his Russian name]

a.k.a Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili [his Georgian name]

a.k.a "Stalin" = "man of steel" [ his political name]

a.k.a. " Soso" diminutive of affection, used by his family and friends

Earth-birth 18-Dec-1878

dematerialization 05-Mar-1953 [ age 74]


"Soso" Josef Jugashvili in 1902, age 23

World-War-2 Tripartite Pact Axis group

World-War-2 Allies group


Supreme Ruler of the USSR [1924 until 1953]

Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili a.k.a. Josef Stalin


birth data from

tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya

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Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Mula - Nirṛti

Alaxmi - Vichruta

BPL commentary

For Mula births of a masculine valence, the condition of limitless, observing, uncoupling, surrendering, abandoning, disinterested, ethereal, wandering, spacious, dispersing Ketu may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Ketu-ruled paradigm of Alaxmi, spirit guides, astral beings, ghosts, pilgrims, wanderers, cutters, dispersers, splitters, de-couplers, winds, flags, tails, cloudy figures, agents of impermanence and release, events of forgiveness and surrender, freedom from conventions, disregard of consequences, and inner listening may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Al-Shaula.

Their purpose is to disintegrate, disconnect, disperse, and deconstruct those phenomena which have become obstacles to greater understanding.

Fearless Deconstructivism

Mula gentlemen are inspiring in their fearlessness . Alaxmi are concerned with absolute principles of conviction, not with material outcomes.

Although apparently optimistic and genial Guru-ruled personalities, Nirriti are constitutionally aligned with destabilizing power vacuums, disintegration of outdated structures, and large-scale disorientation. Pilgrims of wandering spirit, Mula have little regard for boundaries, customs, or consequences. They go easily where angels fear to tread.

Mula has a natural veneer of faith and generosity due to Brihaspati's Benevolence. Often appearing as father-figures, patriarchs, patrons, preachers, and philosophers, Masculine Mula may present as pastoral shepherds who are paternally guiding their lost sheep.

In times of inattentive negligence or mass psychic distress, Shri Ketu's polarity vacuum may suck an enormous degree of power - sometimes, absolute power.

Mūla's outlook often features a liberating mix of ambivalence and apathy. Free from self-doubt, and disinterested in moral conventions, those born in Alaxmi may consciously or unconsciously guide their flocks into states of higher wisdom. Yet, the sacred must be sacrificed. In a world with few meaningful limits, depravity, destruction, cruelty, and chaos have equal utility to compassion and love.

Because Alakshmi-born preach their principles while dismissing [Ketu] the material consequences of applying those beliefs, they are generally freed from worry. They are cheerful folk, even in the most dire circumstances. They do not fear death.

When involved in religious or political indoctrination, [Mūla] born may expound an eschatology of annihilation. , Unlimited destruction may be the preferred path toward full purgative cycle of regeneration. Niritti [ no-rhythm] may be associated with heart-stopping shock and awe or scorched earth or eradication campaigns that are aimed to destroy the root.

Having usually no fear of death, Mula may nonchalantly engage in self-destructive behavior as well as in evacuation, elimination, or eradication of others. Religious or ideological patronage may be essential to their mission. Mula gentlemen are found in the worlds of sacred wisdom, inspirational guidance, cults of belief, and radical indoctrination. They may conduct zero-sum operations within military, priesthood, politics, and organized crime.

mūla] born may suffer from restless windiness [vata dosha] .

Themes of annihilation, apocalypse, extreme chaos followed by absolute peace, and fearless disregard of consequences may contextualize Mūla's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Mūla

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.[ 1939] . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 86.

" ... a shrewd and capable character - an organizer,

  • who is able to handle people

  • and make them serve his needs through tact and diplomacy.

A politician.

An orator who is capable of swaying his audiences

  • yet who is not sincere

  • but may even be unfaithful to his constituents

  • and ungrateful and unappreciative of favors received if the occasion arises.

The type of person who, while one is still in his presence, holds one spellbound;

  • but who when he leaves, also leaves a lurking distrust behind him.

Extremely clever and capable ."


Joseph Stalin drawn by Ernest Hamlin Baker 1939 * Crayon on paper * National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution


2nd wife of Josef Stalin, Nadezhda Sergeevna Alliluyeva


Young Stalin and more senior Lenin, in post-Revolutionary year 1919

QUOTATION from B.V. Raman. [ 1992, 4th ed.] . A Catechism of Astrology. Part II, p. 50 *

" Q, 73. What are the cumulative effects of Guru-Chandala Yoga? Are any remedies prescribed for neutralising the evil influences ?

" Ans.

The cumulative effects vary with reference to the strength of Guru and Rahu, the nature of the sign involved and the Bhava position. Therefore no general results can be ascribed. When the yoga is strong, and when the conjunction say is exact,

  • the subject will have no regard for spiritual values or he will have perverted views.

  • The conscience factor will be absent and the subject will be carried away by momentary considerations.

If the combination occurs in the 10th house , the person lacks moral courage;

  • if in the 12th house, spiritual aspirations will be directed in wrong channels;
  • in the 11th, the sting is removed;

  • in Lagna, moral character will be questionable

  • in the 5th house, lacks consideration and there will be sorrow through children.

The yoga in general does not obstruct material prosperity. Its importance is only in regard to to the spiritual, moral and religious aspect of human existence.

When Jupiter is strong, the yoga naturally becomes defunct .

No remedial measures are prescribed to alleviate the evils due to Guru-Chandala Yoga but regular practice of pranayama under a suitable Guru [ preceptor or teacher] will doubtless act as an antidote."

Soviet genocidal dictator 1922-1952, Josef Stalin = [nīcha] Guru-parivartamsha-Shani +++ [nīcha] Guru-yuti-Rahu

from B.V. Raman. [ 1992, 4th ed.] . A Catechism of Astrology. Part II, p. 50

" When Jupiter

  1. combines with a weak Saturn

  2. or when he joins Rahu

  3. or when he is along with Gulika ,

we have Guru-Chandala Yoga.

Some authors take that when

  • Jupiter becomes Gulika Bhavadhipa [lord of sign held by Gulika]

  • or Rahu Rasyadhipa [lord of sign held by Rahu] ,

we have Guru-Chandala Yoga.

Note that in all these cases, Jupiter must be weak and debilitated. "

stalin_josef.jpg Biographical Events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline

[Chandra Mahadasha] [age birth until age 3.7]

18-Dec-1878 Earth-birth in Gori, Shida Kartli, Sakartvelo [ Georgia] . He was born with a webbed left foot. * randhresha Chandra-Budha bhukti

[Mangala Mahadasha] [age 3.7 until age 10.7]

1883 smallpox infection with facial scarring * Mangala-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-2 face

[Rahu Mahadasha] [age 10.7 until age 28.7]

1890 [ JS age 12] hit by a carriage, permanent damage to left arm * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti

1895 [ JS age 17] begins scholarship-funded study at Tbilisi Spiritual Seminary, following his mother's desire that he would become a Russian Orthodox priest * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 3-instruction * Shani activates 9th-from-Chandra mother's beliefs

Apr-1899 [ JS age 21] expelled from seminary after skipping final exams * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha-in 12th-from-Rahu

1899 [ JS age 21] begin the era of gangster-boss = labor organizer, creating activist cells and strikes * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha karmesha * 10 contains randhresha-Chandra

Apr-1902 [ JS age 24] sentenced to prison followed by Siberian exile, for violent activism * Rahu-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 6-accusations, jail

Jan-Feb1905 [ JS age 27] Russian Revolution of 1905 ++ continuous inter-ethnic violence provide more opportunities for aggressive resistance to Tsar Nikolas and the loyal military * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra randhresha revolution, upheaval, emergency

Nov-1905 [ JS age 27] Stalin meets mentor + eventually bitter rival, Vladimir Ulyanov Lenin for the first time, at Bolshevik conference in Finland * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra randhresha transformation, initiation

16-Jul-1906 [ JS age 28] consecration of marriage-1-of-2 with fellow Georgian Bolshevik activist, Ekaterina " Kato" Svanidze * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra activates Karkata Svamsha* samchara Rahu-Ketu via Karkata-Makara contact Karkata Svamsha

18-Mar-1907 [ JS age 29] celebrated the birth of child-1, Yakov Dzhugashvili * Rahu-Mangala chidra-dasha * Mangala putra-pati

[Guru Mahadasha] [age 28.7 until age 44.7]

22-Nov-1907 [ JS age 29] grieved the decease of wife-1 Kato Svanidze [ suspected typhoid] Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru activates 7th-from-7th

1908 until 1916 = an era of criminal gangsterism, Bolshevik publications, political organizing, multiple banishments and clever escapes from prisons and frozen Siberia, and several children born via various affairs-du-coeur. * Guru-Guru svabhukti [nīcha] -Guru enormously amplified by Rahu * Guru putra-pati * lagnesha

25-Aug-1909 [ JS age 31] grieved decease of [step] father - Guru-Guru swabhukti * [Guru-yuti-Rahu] Guru produces effect of Rahu-2

Apr-1912 [ JS age 34] becomes the editor of Bolshevik daily newspaper, Pravda * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha newspapers, writing, propaganda

Feb-1913 [ JS age 35] In Vienna, under the pseudonym K. Stalin , publishes the pamphlet Marxism and the National Question. Considered by party enthusiasts to be a seminal work of their emerging political theory, this pamphlet is republished many times, and the name " Stalin" gains fame. * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha newspapers, writing, propaganda

1918-1922 JS age 40-44] succession of military commands, as Red Army fought White Army, and Bolshevik faction struggles for control of food supply. Stalin's gangsterism and use of state violence shocks even his revolutionary contemporaries. * Guru-Chandra bhukti [Chandra in classroom-10] state = randresha shocks

24-Mar-1919 [ JS age 41] consecration of marriage-2-of-2 with Nadezhda Sergeevna Alliluyeva [ his age 41; her age 18] [she was believed to suffer from bipolar mood dysregulation] Guru-Chandra bhukti * Some rules Karkata Svamsha * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vṛṣa-Vṛścika contact D-9 R-K ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati

Nov-1920 until Oct-1923 Janma Sade-Sati Kanya

Sep-1920 [ JS age 42] after a series of leadership conflicts and battle losses, Stalin leaves the military * Guru-Mangala bhukti * Kuja activates 12-withdrawal + dvadasa Sade-Sati in bhava-10 leadership

Mar-1922 [ JS age 44] appointed by Lenin to commanding role, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha + janma Sade-Sati [10]

May-1922 [ JS age 44] Lenin suffers a massive stroke [Stalin suspected of poisoning Lenin] . Stalin begins consolidating power * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha + + janma Sade-Sati [10]

[Shani Mahadasha] [age 44.7 until age 63.7]

21-Jan-1924 [ JS age 46] decease of Russ 1870-1924 Bolshevik Vladimir Ulyanov Lenin - Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani activates 3 = decease of ideological mentor

early-1928 [ JS age 50] first expression of mass terror as 300K kulaki [ peasant farmers] are executed or imprisoned, and their grain stores moved to Moscow. * Shani-Budha bhukti - Budha-yuti-Shukra -Mula * Budha enables Shukra rogesha crime

09-Nov-1932 [ JS age 54] grieved the decease of wife-2 * [ her age 31, via suicide by pistol] Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rogesha crime

Dec-1936 [ JS age 58] descent into paranoia, Stalin orders the Great Purge killing 2-million and imprisons millions more, within 2-year span. Many top military officers were executed and replaced with younger loyalists, leaving the Army with few trained leaders at onset of WW-2 * Shani-Mangala + + Shani-Rahu bhukti [Mangala in bhava-12] rules forceful, invasive imagination, fantasy

04-Jun-1937 [ JS age 59] grieved the decease of mother Ketevan Geladze * Shani-Rahu bhukti

Aug-1940 [ JS age 62] assassination of Trotsky in la Ciudad de Mejico, signaling the end of Stalin's enemies * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha * Guru activates 7th-from-10 = death of a competitor leader

06-May-1941 [ JS age 63] Stalin self-appoints to Premier of Russia.* Shani-Guru bhukti * Guru lagnesha

Jun-1941 [ JS age 63] Germany invades Russia. Stalin self-appoints as Supreme Commander * Shani-Guru bhukti * Guru lagnesha

07-Dec-1941 [ JS age 63] Following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawai'i, USA joins WW-2 in both Asia and Europe. Allied Forces, including Soviet Union under Stalin, are thus reinforced. * Shani-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 4-defense

[Budha Mahadasha] [age 63.7 until decease age 74]

Aug-Nov 1942 [JS age 64] devastating Battle for Stalingrad, involves massive casualties but military success. * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha activates 7 + 10 leadership [Budha-yuti-Surya] [Budha-yuti-Shukra] Mula massive casualties

1942 until 1945 [JS age 64-67] Soviet military continue to sustain heavy losses. Yet, they fight offensively and in 1945, they win against Germany * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha activates 7 + 10 leadership [Budha-yuti-Surya] [Budha-yuti-Shukra] Mula massive casualties

1944-45 [JS age 66-67] One million eastern ethnic minorities are banished or executed = accused of collaborating with Germany * Budha-Ketu bhukti [Ketu in classroom-8] annihilation, senseless destruction * ruled by Chandra-10 state violence against one's own people [Chandra]

30-Apr-1945 [ JS age 67] putative suicide of Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler effectively ends WW-2 in Europe *

06-Aug-1945 [ JS age 67] Soviet Union declares war upon Japan

02-Sep-1945 [ JS age 67] Hirohito signs unconditional surrender document, officially ending WW-2 in Asia

Fall-1945 [JS age 67] JS heart illness [suspected major heart attack] forces extended vacation * Budha-Ketu bhukti * Ketu interruption of rhythm, severance

Sep-1950 until Nov-1952 Janma Sade-Sati Kanya

1952 [ JS age 73] in failing health, JS ordered the torture and execution of several of his doctors * Budha-Mangala bhukti * Kuja activates 7th-from-6th = death of physicians ++ Sade-Sati

1953 [ JS age 74] following yet another series of purges and relocations, 3% of the USSR population [ 5-million persons] = incarcerated the Gulag system * Budha-Rahu bhukti * [nīcha] Guru-yuti-Rahu = massive, expansive, ever-growing materialistic philosophy of death [ 2] ++ dvithiya Sade-Sati

05-Mar-1953 [ JS age 74] dis-embodiment via cerebral hemorrhage * Budha-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-2 ++ dvithiya Sade-Sati


within a few months of Stalin's death, half of the 5-million citizens in the Gulag system were released, persecution of Jews and other ethnic minorities ceased, his imprisoned physicians released, the use of torture was illegalized, the Korean War [ funded by Stalin] ended, and provisions made to prevent a new dictatorship.

Marx_red_square.png Distinctive features of the nativity


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

[philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Dhanus-born]

[bright center of belief]

[charming certainty of ideological-theoretical principles]

[radiant icon of patriarchal philosophy]

[righteously confident doctrine]


[oratorical-traditional Mūla-2] [navamsha Surya-Urisha] intuitively patronizing [9] brightly vocal richly intoned value-preserving heritage radiating face-voice confidence



  • [Surya-Dhanus] Aditya - the unsplit, undivided * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the preaching-teaching philosophical rashi of Brihaspati
  • [Surya in bhava-1] center of identity * bright embodiment * intelligence for competition * focus on appearance * genius for innovative self-expression * athletic entitlements * eye on personality * sparkling center of body-based vitality * father may be an icon-competitor-inventor
  • [Surya-yuti-Budha] confidently conversational * bright messenger * entitled to discuss * creatively intelligent sibling-cohort * discursive father-figure * gestures conduct the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly descriptive * articulate in drama * skillful game-player * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals * narrative of power-politics * recites love poems * describes divine romance
  • [Surya-yuti-Shukra] confidently harmonious * brightly creative bargainer * uniquely intelligent feminine-figures * entitled to pleasures * aesthetic expressions align with the spiritual rays of the Sun * financial politics * graciously creative * dramatic promises * radiantly diplomatic * self-reflexively attractive * father may be artist-broker-arranger


[Surya-Dhanus] doctrine rules 9-sacred teaching ++ [Budha-yuti-Shukra] .

This arrangement suggests that Stalin's father was an educated, literate, indoctrinator priest. Very likely, bio-dad was the priest in whose home Stalin was largely raised, who monitored his schooling from a young age, and who assured Stalin's seminary training for priesthood. Stalin's mom, born a serf, was a long-time housekeeper-servant in this priest's home.


The husband of Ketevan Geladze was a serf-born cobbler. His alcoholism destroyed his shoemaking business and his family. When Stalin's mother placed Josef into religious school, her husband [who was purportedly not Stalin's bio-father] went on a drunken rage.

Stalin rarely used his Jugashvili paternal surname. The father regularly kidnapped Josef from school, believing that the boy should learn a trade rather than indulge in useless literary-philosophical nonsense. When Josef was 12, his father took him to a distant town and forced him to work in a shoe factory..

8th-from-Surya indicates stepfather. Ketu in classroom-8-Karkata suggests that the stepfather/legal-father was a camouflaged person, a merchant of chaos, one prone to violent upheaval and senseless destruction. This bhava-8 figure is likely the shoemaker to whom his mother was officially married.


[Mūla] [Surya in bhava-1] = bright, confident, ideological, and in Mula capable of massive destruction via ideology, conviction, paradigm of belief.

  • Advertised in the West as a mercilessly cruel, satanic dictator, torturer, and genocidal murder of 20-million persons, Stalin was nevertheless admired and even worshipped in his homeland.
  • Stalin is remembered as a political party tyrant, premier of Soviet Union, mass murderer, who kept complete and unswerving control over a huge territory and massive government apparatus

Religion 9

Despite a reputation for unspeakable atrocity against his people, genocide, torture on a mass scale, 20 million lives extinguished... after the Church was violently suppressed, Stalin was worshipped as a living idol, father-figure, high priest of the national culture.

Also Chandra in classroom-10 high visibility, apprehended as a parent-figure of deep humility Chandra-Kanya the child of those who work with their hands

Formal religious expression was banned in 1917. Stalin waited until the crisis of WW-2, then re-opened the churches. He personally selected the metropolitans of the Russian Orthodox Church, and these hand-picked patriarchs continued Stalin's media-message campaign.

[Surya-yuti-Budha] = ruler of 9 + 10 + 10th-from-10th

  • Budha occupies nakshatra of handsome Shukra + [Mūla] Surya-yuti-Shukra-Mula + Budha messaging
  • Stalin's media image carefully crafted via airbrushed photography with politically expedient deletions, heroic [Surya] cinema portrayals, and endless sloganistic propaganda made Stalin the center [Surya] of a Soviet cult of personality which lasted for nearly 30 years.


matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]

[mysterious-revealing randhresha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]


[collaborative-communicative Hasta-3] [navamsha Chandra-Mithuna] intuitively sensitive administrative management

[propaganda of security] [habitual committee-worker]

  • [Chandra in Hasta - Savitra] comforted by handwork * guardian of customary crafts * protectors of home gardening * needs rhythmic touch
  • [Chandra-Kanya] comforted by remedial service * sensitive to logical argument * needs to help
  • [Chandra in classroom-10] comfortable with high reputation * socially recognized protector * parental style of leadership * Familiar Face to the public * sensitive to social protocol * accustomed to regulations * soothed by peak position * acculturated to executive routines * settled into the rhythm of respected roles * feels the repeating pulse of elite status * calmed by climbing hierarchical steps * anchored into lawful responsibility * undulating authority * mother may be a dignitary, a well-known figure, a principal, a prominent parent

MOTHER and Parentage

Born as a serf, Ketevan Geladze worked in the humble roles of laundrywoman and house-servant Chandra-Kanya.

Initially, she was said to have married a violently abusive cobbler whose shoemaking business had failed, and so she sought shelter in the home of her priest.

  • given Surya's condition, It is more likely that the kindly priest in whose home little Ioseb was raised was indeed the father of Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili .

Stalin's mother Ketevan Geladze was born into a serf family although she was literate. She worked as a laundress, seamstress, and housecleaner for several Jewish merchants in Gori, as well as for the Orthodox cleric. As a result, Josef's parentage has been an open question.

Little Soso was said to have been a handsome and intelligent boy Surya-yuti-Shukra.

  • Despite the violence of his childhood, he learned quickly.
  • He was given clothes, books and money for tuition by mother's priestly employer.
  • It seems likely that one of the merchants or priests who were associated with his mother may have been Soso's actual father.
  • basis for Narcissism

[Chandra in classroom-10] indicates that his mother was very concerned with public dignity and social respect, despite her humble situation.

  • Chandra randhresha, ruling Ketu in classroom-8, suggests that the mother had a secret
  • which was likely the truth regarding Ioseb's paternity and which could also have enflamed the alcoholic rages of his stepfather the cobbler.
  • Raised in a culture of lies and cover-ups designed to protect the public reputation at all costs, little Soso would have learned that deception was essential to well-being [Chandra reutation].

MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations

[7th-from-Chandra-10] = lifepartner alliance-1-of-2

  • bhava-4 motherhood, homeland * contains maraka Shani activates-2
  • Stalin's first wife = dressmaker and fellow Georgian Bolshevik activist, Ekaterina " Kato" Svanidzedied

At his age 27 [ Rahu opposition] in 1906, Stalin married atelier-dressmaker and Georgian Bolshevik sympathizer, Ekaterina " Kato" Svanidze. Their church wedding was performed at 2 a.m. by a priest friend of Soso's from seminary, due to Stalin living under an alias.

His mother was not invited or informed.

  • 14 months after their wedding, a son born into this union
  • the son's mother soon died
  • the son was abandoned by Stalin, raised by his mother's relatives, until the child was 20 years old

8th-from- [7th-from-Chandra-10] = [2nd-from-Chandra] = lifepartner alliance-2-of-2

  • bhava-11 community, economy, network of associations
  • Kanya service

Stalin's second wife Nadezhda Sergeevna Alliluyeva was a relative of his first wife's extended family.

She was a networking activist, serving as Stalin's personal secretary, and mother of two of JS's children.

  • At the time of marriage, Nadya was 18 years old while Stalin was 41.
  • Very bright pitrikaraka Mula Surya in bhava-1 activates 11, suggesting that Nadya was deeply identified with her husband as a father-figure, and his iconic status as the leader of massive Marxist-Leninist economic reforms [ 11]
  • She died by pistol shot, explained as a suicide, six years after their wedding.
  • Given the intensity of Stalin's zero-empathy narcissism, it is not impossible that her death was simply one of his attributed 20-million murders.


CAREER - 10th-from-Chandra

[Chandra in classroom-10] rules Ketu-8 = revolution without end.

  • Stalin was a brutally effective leader during a time of cataclysmic [8] change in the cultural and political foundations of the region.
  • The reliable if miserable patterns of ancient serfdom were fast-fading. Yet, millions of people were locked into their old habits, and they were vulnerably unsure how to move forward.
  • During disorienting, shocking, unexpected times of social change, a strong-man personality often arises. This parental-figure [Chandra-10] often has familiar traits of the folkways. They may exude a caring, homegrown humility [Chandra-Kanya].

Enter a fierce narcissistic dictator, primed by a Mula birth to use every weakness as leverage for complete annihilation of the past.

From the Dhanus birth lagna, Chandra rules the revolutionary, tumultuous, transformational, catastrophic 8th-amsha. He would provide a propaganda of security [Hasta-Chandra-3] which explained, instructed, and excused a vicious reign of terror [8] enduring for more than thirty years.


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


[theatrical-displaying vidya-pati for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[withdrawing-reflecting vyaya-pati for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[Kuja Dosha for alliance-1]


[political-dramatic Anuradha-1] [navamsha Mangala-Simha] intuitively competitive forward-pushing political-theatrical display

  • [Mangala-Vṛścika] vigorous pursuit of hidden assets * proactive exploration * energetic initiation * exposure of shocking secrets * plunges the tantric depths * push toward discovery * champion of emergency action
  • [Mangala in bhava-12] drive toward privacy * pursuit of inner guidance - invaders from distant lands * hyperactive ancestors * restless sanctuary * fights isolation * clairsentient dynamics * bedroom vitality * invisible conquests * aggressive phantoms * innovative research * progressive action in distant lands * imaginative discovery


Increasing paranoia drove many of Stalin's most vicious announcements. Large swaths of the population -- or sometimes a few select individuals -- were liquidated, tortured, imprisoned on his orders, due to their dangerous phantom in his mind

Mangala-12-Vṛścika in the emotionally talkative, communicative cohort evangelical instructional team-working administrative managerial announcing publishing reporting explanatory conversational lyrical messaging 3rd-from-Chandra


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


[bargaining-balancing jaya-pati for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[dutiful-commanding karmesha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[mental identity with commercial negotiation]

[conversational style of relationship management]

[administratively skillful deal-maker]

[writer-announcer of partnership scripts]





[Budha rules Karakamsha = Kanya-10]

[Atmakaraka messenger, writing, announcements, dialog, description, publication, reporting, conversations, scripts]

[calculating-analytical Pūrvāṣāḍhā-2] [navamsha Budha-Kanya-uchcha] intuitively explains logical planning

  • [Budha-Dhanus] priestly communications * theoretical discourse * inspirational conversations * articulation of sacred beliefs * doctrinal pronouncements * sends messages about broad worldview * descriptive philosophical understanding * specifically defined interpretive principles * explains the indoctrination procedure * expertly detailed sermons * ideological programming * hands-arms-shoulders send preaching gestures
  • [Budha in bhava-1] * narrative of body * bifurcated self-image * discusses physical appearance * describer of embodiment * explainer of tangible self * delivers instructions for self-characterization * articulation of communicative movement * animated gestures * talks about personality * details the two-sided identity.
  • [Budha-yuti-Surya] amusing explanations * entertaining chatter * central roles in communication * brightly clear descriptions * dramatic enunciation * confidently delivers instruction * articulation of radiant certainty * political messenger * talkative father-figures
  • [Budha-yuti-Shukra] explainer of balanced arrangements * diplomatic conversations * parity-seeking discussions * manual adjustments * enjoys words * sweet descriptions * delivers instruction about relationships * articulator of equity in agreements * message of fairly bargained contracts * skilled in songwriting * talkative sister-cousin-cohort * detailed lyricist * attracts chatty partners


Cohort-communication master Budha activates 7 + 10 leadership

Karakamsha = Kanya-10

Budha in bhava-1 [dikbala] + deal-making Shukra-yuti-Surya

The power-cluster rulers of 6, 7, 9, 10, 11= many complex relationships with a wide variety of motivation and utility. Stalin was personally smart and charismatic Surya in bhava-1, He stayed in power for a remarkably long time due at least partly to his extraordinary capability to form partnerships.


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


[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[misguidedly permissive banking practices]

[widely misunderstood heritage humanism]

[materialistic convictions guide traditional beliefs]

[sonorously spoken platitudes of habitual conventional faith]

[wealth accrual from embodiment + owned-property]

[false cheerfulness in speeches]

[financiers-collectors-evaluators may provide misleading guidance]

[family-of-origin may be pious hoarders]

[values the knowledge of ethno-nationalist historians]


[oratorical-heritage Śrāvaṇa-2] [navamsha Guru-Urisha] expansively growing financial hoard


[Shani-4 parivartamsha Guru-2-nīcha]

  • [Guru-Makara-Draco] understands social structure * numerous law-makers * class-conscious convictions * corrupted understanding of regulatory requirements * conventional doctrine * believes in common sense * pragmatic guidance * philosophical realism * diverse social responsibilities * materialistic worldview * faith in hierarchies * preaches about wise governance * widens the scope of bureaucracy
  • [Guru in bhava-2] much hoard * many songs * many stories * extensive history * generous reserves * several genetic lines * many accumulated goods * numerous languages * expansive oratory * large eyes * many voices * many valuations * extensive accounts * grows the family lineage * optimistic heritage * believes in historic conservation * patron of speech-and-song * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may be a keeper-collector-preserver
  • [Guru-yuti-Rahu] mizra-karaka * multiple mix-culture opportunities * permission to bend barriers * many impostors * abundant expedience * wide scope of ambition * craving for expansion * seeks promotional advantage via globalist philosophy * optimistic toward obtainment of privilege


Era of local gangsterism

" In Baku he had reassembled his gang, the Outfit, which continued to attack Black Hundreds and raised finances by running protection rackets, counterfeiting currency, and carrying out robberies. They also kidnapped the children of several wealthy figures to extract ransom money."–1912


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

[inimical-medicating rogesha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[friendly-gainful vriddhi-pati for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[negotiating priestly character]

[principled bargaining with both friends and enemies]

[vividly personalized ideological embodiment]

[identified with philosophical beliefs]

[physically enacts doctrinal convictions]

[both massive crimes and economic gains]


[collaborative-mercantile Mūla-3] [navamsha Shukra-Mithuna] intuitively harmonizing communicative smoothly announcing arrangements

[Shukra-yuti-Surya] burnt Shukra = too close to burning rays of Surya


  • [Shukra-Dhanus] appreciation of humanistic belief * advocates for theory * attracted to teachers * agrees with priests * pleased by broad perspective * prefers inspiring partners * dogmatic arrangements * enjoys indoctrination * delighted by philosophy * aesthetic of shared worldview
  • [Shukra-1] seeks pleasure via handsome embodiment * enjoys the company of women * graciously attractive appearance * active style of balancing * pursues adjustable arrangements * appreciation of muscular vitality * pleasing designs to adorn the head * aesthetic of new life * physical exercise to balance the brain * identified with brokerage * seeks the sweet midpoint of dynamic negotiations * energetic pursuit of equity * identified with acts of diplomacy * bargains vigorously for fair exchange * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be an athlete-innovator-pioneer
  • [Shukra-yuti-Surya] balanced roles in drama * appreciation for political display * pleasantly charming * self-focused diplomacy * radiant bright beauty * self-reflexive bargaining * sweet entitlements * negotiating father-figure * self-directed arrangements * focus on trade exchange * solipsistic romance * idealistic contracts * enjoys the game of deal-making * prefers self-confident partners
  • [Shukra-yuti-Budha] sweetened messages * gracious explanations * talented in singing-songwriting * articulate negotiations * advocates for reasoning process * talkative feminine-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort collaborative harmony * enjoys the company of students * detailed contracts * prefers logical arrangements


[managing-explaining Mūla-3] Shukra balances both friendliness [11] and crime [6], both economic gain [11] and poverty [6] under the umbrella of a nihilistic [managing-explaining Mūla-3] ideology.

Stalin was sent to religious seminary by his devout mother, funded by the priest who was likely Stalin's bio-father. As a student he did well in priestly preparatory studies for several years, showing some intellectual promise. However, in the rage of his teenage years, Stalin left the seminary in anger and became a local criminal instead. He flourished as a thug, by direct theft and more gainfully by organizing protection rackets.

Shukra-1 Shukra rogesha crime

Shukra-1 Stalin's childhood was marked by numerous bodily injuries and diseases. He suffered disfiguring smallpox which left pock marks on his face. Both of his parents beat him harshly. Stalin's is purported father also violently abused his mother.


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

[Shani-4 parivartamsha Guru-2-nīcha]

[dramatizing-ceremonial Andromeda-1] [navamsha Shani-Simha] intuitively politically regulatory-punitive

  • [Shani-Meena] oppressive dreams * socially responsible imagination * fear of vast waters * required immersion * must use symbolic images * aging affects the bedroom * structural compression upon aching feet * strictly imposed sanctuary * endures proletarian prayer * slow elder diviners * limited access to ancient ancestor guides * pragmatically constrained intuition * must sustain the astral resonance * scarce contemplative resources * maintainer of old interior visions
  • [Shani in Bhava-4] steady time-structured life foundations * must sustain the cultural roots * required to defend boundaries * grim determination to provide security * dry stony gardens * regimented schoolteachers * judgmental mother * proletarian childhood * normalized parenting * orderly conventional education * caretaker's fatigue * chronic household scarcity * strict folk customs * resists domestic innovation * reinforces predictable routines * elders maintain the ancient ritual austerities


Stoic Shani activates Steel

Typical of the childhoods of evil dictators, Stalin and his mother were severely beaten throughout Ioseb's childhood by his alcoholic, bankrupt father [ who appears to have been his step-father] . A survivor of violent childhood abuse, the emerging young political writer Ioseb adopted the nom-de-plume "Stalin * Man of Steel

Parivartamsha yoga between

  • Shani governance rules 2-death + 3-propaganda, plans
  • [nīcha] Guru activates 1-personality ++ 4-security, homeland, defense


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

[for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-2 casts passionately enriching capitalizing drishti into 6-8-10]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[passion to acquire legitimate institutional treasuries]

[over-reaching use of formally structured conventional knowledge]

[exciting speeches follow lawful traditional protocols]

[normalized ambition for socially approved financial holdings]

[fascinating appearance of face-voice-eyes-mouth may elevate the bureaucratic position]

[mirage of ordinary heritage masks taboo-breaking family lineage]


[financia-oratorical Śrāvaṇa-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha]


  • [Rahu-Makara-Draco] shimmering illusion of dignity * craving for social status * mirage of legitimate authority * mask of hierarchy * over-reaching acts of institutional leadership * fascinating ascent to respected position * unorthodox methods of social ordering * extraordinary claims to statutory jurisdiction * extravagant elitism * thrilling seniority * seeks special importance via apparent [ but perhaps not authentic] attributes of responsible governance * bossy pretense * seeks privilege via regulator-roles
  • [Rahu in bhava-2] passion for precious treasuries * in svabhava of Suave Shukra, the Shadowy Specter seeks glamorous goods * mesmerizing memories * risk-rewarding finance * fascinating voice * entrancing face * craving for important sound values * intriguing genetics * outsider who cleverly insinuates into prestige heritage * extraordinary recollection * mesmerizing speech-and-song * intermingled historical traditions * unconventional speech * shadowy interlopers infiltrate the family line * potential for opportunistic second marriage * mother's elder sibling exotic qualities * thrilling surge of storytelling * remarkable libraries * unusual alimony * ambitious hoard *mixed-language vocabulary * over-reaching evaluator roles * exotic foods * non-native breeds *captivating collections * social mobility sought via privileged knowledge
  • [nīcha] Guru-yuti-Rahu * amplified generosity * magnified diversity * exotic beliefs * tricky teachings * opportunistic guides * unconventional children * fascinating [ but perhaps illusory] appearance of inspired philosophy * hypnotic preaching * expansive worldview * inclusive cross-cultural mixing * optimistic about risk


[financia-oratorical Śrāvaṇa-2]

Shravana protects the reputation

Capitalization, Voice-Face, Rahu-challenge to rigidly brittle, constraining social practices in finance, worthiness, truth. Family lineage is ambitiously seeking social rank and status within the established hierarchies [Makara] fascinating speakers on topics of government and institutions, values-based aspirations for higher caste.

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.

[nīcha] Guru-yuti-Rahu * excitement of law-breaking * gripped by an ideology of absolute materialism

Rahu-Shani until Rahu-Budha * Age 16-21 training for priesthood [Guru]

At his mother's insistence "Soso" trained for the priesthood in a Russian Orthodox seminary. His mother passionately wanted Soso to become a Bishop. Although a scholarship student and distinctively bright, at age 21 in 1899 young Stalin abandoned the final exams and was expelled. His mother was furious.

Rahu-Budha - Budha in bhava-1 writing

While in priest-training at the seminary, "Soso" discovered the revolutionary writings of Russ 1870-1924 Bolshevik Vladimir Ulyanov Lenin. His education took a radical turn. He gained a reputation as a skilled organizer, intellectual, and poet. Although the Georgian language was denigrated at the Russian-language seminary staffed by Russian priests, Stalin's adolescent Georgian poetry was published in local newspapers and quite popular with local fans. Rahu in bhava-2 language. Budha in bhava-1 would later make him a master of propaganda via the simple language of the working classes.


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

for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]


[secretive-discovering Pushya-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha] intuitively scattering coherence of violently transformative change

  • [Ketu-Karkata] calmly dissociates from foundational habits * surrenders material security * placidly empty shelters * disregards conventional caretaking * not limited by customary routines * ignores restriction on farming-and-fishing * abandons owned-stewarded property * forgives the ancestors * releases a soothing pink cloud of  ancient rhythms into the misty abyss
  • [Ketu in classroom-8] forsaken by intimidators [beneficial] * passively dissolves barriers hiding secret knowledge * ambivalent toward initiations * disregards occult boundaries * Witness to cycles of death-and-rebirth * fearless toward catastrophic upheaval * absent from spouse's family * vacuous obscurities * irrelevance of non-disclosure rules * dissolves psychic filters * free from terror * ignores threats * dissolves obfuscations. * unless other graha in 8, may prefer to live free from in-laws


Ketu rules radical lagna Mūla containing Surya-Mula + Shukra-Mula + Budha-Pūrvāṣāḍhā

Extreme narcissism distinguished by a 30-year reign of terror and acts of extraordinary cruelty, combined with remarkable political intelligence and charisma

" And now my friends,

all that is true, all that is noble, all that is just and pure,

all that is loveable and gracious, whatever is excellent and admirable -

fill all your thoughts with these things." ~~ Epistle to the Philippians 4:8


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