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  1. Hira = diamond for yogakaraka bandesha-4 Shukra owned-stewarded properties, homes-vehicles-estate + dharmesha-9 dharma, doctrine, wisdom, global humanism
  2. Panna = emerald for Budha Parya vidya-pati-5 creativity, politics, children + randhresha-8 confidential information, hidden assets
  3. Nilamani = blue sapphire Shani lagnesha vitality + vyaya-pati-12 intuitive guidance, private prayer, sanctuary





Military Engineer

Philosopher of Logic, tangible identity, and Cognition

/ cogito, ergo, sum /

Rene Descartes

Earth-birth Sunday-31-Mar-1596

dematerialization 11-Feb-1650 [age 53]


Philosopher of thought

military engineer



1596-1650 CE

Rene Descartes

birth data from

tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya

charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star -

- adapted by BP Lama

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Public-Figure Examples


Shatavisaka - Shata-takara - Tabernacles


For Shata-taraka births of a masculine valence, the disposition of mesmerizing, hypnotic, shadowy, exciting, passionate, ambitious, opportunistic, privilege-seeking Professor Rahu may considerably affect the outcome .

For those born into the Rahu-ruled paradigm of Sadabija, exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, fascinators, mesmerizers, privilege-seekers, impostors, rogues, intensifiers of passion and desire, self-proclaimers, self-promoters, agents-provocateur , charlatans, masters of smoke and oils, and entrancingly ambitious persons may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Sadachbia* Tabernacles. Their purpose is mixing of systems.

Mixed-Order Systems

[Rahu-ruled] fellows who are born into Sata are often found in fascinating roles that boost mass consciousness. Sata births are somewhat rare. Sadachbia work with large regulated systems such as mathematics, scientific theories, and sacred cosmology ++ with formalized psychic sciences such as hypnosis.

Sadabija gentlemen may display principled methods of inquiry, and they may hold dignified social positions, but their personal lifestyles are often unorthodox. Their work often overturns an outdated social paradigm of scientific theory or religious belief.

Like all Kumbha-born, their wealth expands via globalist, philosophical Brihaspati.

Themes of over-reaching, charlatanry, entrancement, expedient linkage, hypnotic appearance, and connections between contradictory systems may contextualize Sata's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Sadachbia - Varuna

QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.[1939] . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 88 .

" a quiet and unassuming person,

thoughtful and meditative

  • yet given to sudden outbursts of temper.

Lives in the mental world rather than in the physical.

Prefers solitude to the company of others.

  • Does not care for small talk

  • and finds social contact rather tiresome.

Many astrologers and philosophers found with Shatataraka on the Rising Point."

A light eater and moderate in most things."

[end quote]



Drawing depictingf Descartes, made 240 years after his death


Descartes groundbreaking study of optical mechanics

Biographical data matched with Vimshottari Dasha calendar

[Shukra Mahadasha] [age birth until age 12]

31-Mar-1596 Earth-birth in Descartes, France * Shukra-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-2 knowledge, memory

1597 [RdC age 1] grieved the decease of mother - Shukra-Rahu bhukti

[Surya Mahadasha] [age 12 until age 18]

[Surya-Meena] [Surya in bhava-2] [Surya-yuti-Guru] [Surya-yuti-Rahu]

[Chandra Mahadasha] [age 18 until age 28]

May-1617 until 1621 military career, age 21 until age 25.

10-11-Nov-1619 [RdC age 23] The grand epiphany of meditation, during which according to Descartes' tale the structure of the universe was intuitively revealed to him while in an overheated, disembodied state. Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 12-meditiation, imagination, conceptual thought, theory, first principles, research, interior guidance, hallucination, spiritual guidance

[Mangala Mahadasha] [age 28 until age 35]

A period of productive writing [3] and conversations [3] with much of this mathematico-logical philosophical discourse getting published [3] by wealthier patrons.

From 1629 until 1649, he lived in Holland in 13 different houses, always moving to be near a university and seeking a more congenial household. He frequently attended Mass [3, message] . * Mangala Mahadasha and Rahu Mahadasha

[Rahu Mahadasha] [age 35 until age 52]

1632 [RdC age 36] Descartes consolidated all of his assets into bonds, ensuring an income for the next 18 years while he wrote. * Rahu's ruler and co-tenant Guru dhanesha-treasurer -2 treasuries . ++ Rahu-return

1632 [RdC age 36] begin intimate relationship with housekeeper, Helena Jans van der Strom * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu yuti Surya, surya activates 7th radix and 7th navamsha liaisons

1635 [RdC age 39] with Helena, his daughter Francine was born. * Rahu-Guru bhukti

1640 [RdC age 44] grieved decease of father - Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha activates pitrimakara 7th-from-Surya

1640 [RdC age 44] grieved death of daughter Francine [her age 5] * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha activates putrikimaraka 2nd-from-5th-from-Chandra

1644 [RdC age 48] Following their 12-year unconsecrated partnership, descartes arranges and funds a formal marriage for Helena, with a local tavern-keeper * Rahu-Shukra bhukti * arrangements, harmony

1649 [RdC age 53] Descartes moved to Sweden to work as a philosophy tutor to the royal court. * Rahu-Mangala chidra-dasha * Mangala activates 12th-from-4-homebase, leaving home

[Guru Mahadasha] [age 52 until decease age 54]

11-Feb-1650 [RdC age 54] Sickened by the cold climate, desCartes develops a fatal pneumonia. Dis-embodiment * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru dhanapati-2 residing in 2, amplified by Rahu

Distinctive features of the Nativity

[Sparkling Splendid Surya]

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

[bargaining-partnering yuvati-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[confidently identified with intuitive values]

[visionary icon of heritage knowledge]


[hierarchical-organizational Revatī-2] [navamsha Surya-Makara] intuitively confident hierarchical politics

  • [Surya-Meena] Bhaskara - the illuminator * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the expansively visionary rashi of Brihaspati

  • [Surya in bhava-2] creative values-fulfillment * confident story-telling * dazzling bardic tradition * intelligence for languages * genius for sound-and-color * radiant genetically preserved knowledge * focus on stored assets * banking entitlements * bright face-speech-song * eye on capital resources [including human capital] * father heart of family * sparkling center of the treasury-drama * father may be a banker, collector, preservationist, tradition-keeper, singer, storyteller, death-maker

  • [Surya-yuti-Guru] confidently expansive in drama * generous in games * smart children * multiple father-figures * brightly self-referential teachers * charitably manifests the spiritual rays of the Sun * creatively intelligent doctrine * entitled to philosophize * inclusively idealistic in romance

  • [Surya-yuti-Rahu] confidently opportunistic * bright mesmerizer * passion for creative culture-mixing * boundary-breaching entitlements * craves important center-stage roles * ambitious father-figure * adventurously aligned with the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly risk-rewarding


regally vociferous, sparkling face-eyes-voice,, shining eyes-hair-teeth, confidently oratorical, dramatically musical, flamboyantly financial, center of the family line, brilliantly sonorous, self-assuredly historical, politically traditional [Surya in bhava-2] rules

  • 7-covenant, promise, trust, contractual relationships, social justice, advocacy, legal judgments, lawcourts, appeals, representation, equity, diplomacy, partners, justice, marriage, legal and formal partnerships, negotiation, alliance-crafting, match-making, fair arrangements, even deals, advocacy, trading, bargaining, brokerage, haggling, go-between, middleman, meddler



Dad = a retired military officer who purchased land and a local title with the proceeds from his warring adventures. In the years following his retirement from military service, rD's father served in the Parlement Breton . Surya vidya-pati-5 politics

Following his dad, rene Descartes pursued a military career which would, via his father's patronage, be rewarded by a substantial pension. He received encouragement to develop his knowledge of mathematics in order to apply it to military engineering, which he did with vigorr.

[Comfortable Caretaking Chandra]

matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]

[inimical-medicating rogesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

check Mangala and Kuja-drishti to find the engine behind Chandra's kinetic, competitive, forward-pushing sensibilities


[calculating-serving Bharani-2] [navamsha-Chandra in Kanya ] intuitively sensitive helping complaining calculating



  • [Chandra-Mesha] comforted by forward pursuit * settled into warrior rhythms * needs vitality

  • [Chandra-Bharani] needs to carry valuable burdens * safeguards the treasuries * protects precious values

  • [Chandra in classroom-3] comfortable with cohort-collaboration * familiar with interactive communication * calmed by repetitive announcements * feels the tidal pulse of daily chat * feels sheltered in the parlor * soothed by siblings * intuitive information delivery * settled into the habits of writing * needs continuous commerce * accustomed to routine messaging * emotionally attuned to the rhythms of conversation * undulating signals * ethno-cultural gestures * intuitive handcraft * mother may be a manager, administrator, shopkeeper, craftswoman, publisher

  • [Somana-yuti-Budha] Emotionally communicative * sensitive to sibling figures * sheltered by workmates * calmed by a chatty cohort * talkative mother * needs to evangelize * makes empathetic gestures * soothed by conversation * feels like a messenger

  • [Somana-yuti-Shukra] Emotionally indulgent * comforted by balanced arrangements * nourished by sensual pleasures * sensitive to feminine folks * needs to negotiate * luxury-loving mother * seeks shelter in alliances * preference for owned-stewarded properties * soothed by beauty * feels like a partner


sensitively talkative, protectively managing, routinely interactive, parentally explanatory, rhythmically scripted, conducts customary commerce, predictable teamwork, culturally neighborlike, emotionally collaborative, needs to describe and signal [Chandra in classroom-3] rules

  • 6-ministries of service, dehumanization, misconduct, war, jail, slavery, pollution, argumentation, healthcare workers, ailment, injury, medical treatment, hypocrisy, crime, cheating, animosity, toxins, complaints, accusation, litigation, blaming, scapegoat, aid workers, helpers. imbalanced conditions, injustice, betrayed promises, servants, laborers, hostility, animosity, disagreement, dehumanization


  • [folk-reputation 10th-from-Chandra = habitual public duties are conducted via Makara - Draco-12. Known for hierarchical , lawful, formalized style of interiority, retreat, sanctuary, imagination, enclosure]

[inimical-medicating rogesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

  • Like many wanderers, rD was beset by emotional challenges.

extraordinary collection of graha in [12th-from-Chandra] meditative experiences

According to Wikipedia ,

" On the night of 10– 11 November 1619, while stationed in Neuburg an der Donau, Germany, descartes shut himself in an " oven" [probably a Kachelofen or masonry heater] to escape the cold. While within, he had three visions and believed that a divine spirit revealed to him a new philosophy. Upon exiting he had formulated analytical geometry and the idea of applying the mathematical method to philosophy. He concluded from these visions that the pursuit of science would prove to be, for him, the pursuit of true wisdom and a central part of his life's work. Descartes also saw very clearly that all truths were linked with one another, so that finding a fundamental truth and proceeding with logic would open the way to all science. This basic truth, descartes found quite soon: his famous " I think therefore, iam" ."

[Competitive Champion Kuja]

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

[busy-collaborative sahaja-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[regulatory-governing karmesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

check Budha and Budha drishti for the source of Kuja's dialoging, mercantile discourse

[vigorously messaging political campaigns]

[energetic ensemble stage performance]

[dynamic theatrical enactment of teamwork]

[expresses dramatic creativity with energized collaborative projects ]

[promotes demonstrations of administrative action]

[praised for pro-active signalling movement]

[physicalized drive to make announcements while playing romantic poetic games]

[may battle over information entitlements with one's own children or students]


[secretive-emerging Mriga-4] [navamsha Kuja-Vrischika] competitively-energetically revealing secrets

[Budha-3 parivartamsha Kuja-5]

  • [Mangala-Mithuna] vigorous pursuit of interaction * competitive commerce * proactive information delivery * energetic group collaboration * dynamic debate * dominating gestures * lively writing * kinetic conversation * push toward explanatory instruction * champion of process management

  • [Mangala in bhava-5] drive toward creativity * pursuit of games * pioneering speculation * dynamic style of flamboyant display * competitive children * energized by romance * political conquests * productive intelligence * push toward celebrity * champion of romance * promotes choice-making *propulsive genius * actively charming *


energetic center-stage performer, brightly kinetic dramatist, champion of romantic pursuit, vigorously gambling, dynamically creative, competitively political, sparkling entertainer, pioneering displays, dominant winner in gambling and games [Mangala in bhava-5] rules

  • 3-communications, messaging, sermons, scripts, radio-television, media-products, Writing and Publishing, letters of correspondence, announcements, planning, schedules, sales, marketing, documentation, reporting, cohort, entourage, committee-work, iterative stepwise process, manufacturing, commercial business, instruction, explanation, discussion, diagrams, labeling, event management, signage, training, itinerary, tours

  • 10-career, profession, dignity, regulatory roles, governance duties, social authority, symbolic recognition, iconic visibility, leadership responsibility, top status, reputation, commanding positions, honor, high regard, public respect, executive power, elite rank, lawful imposition, organizational director


During military service, descartes began a series of meditation and warmth-induced visions. 1625 until 1631 = Mangala Mahadasha

[Busy Bantering Budha]

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


[creative-displaying vidya-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[mysterious-transformative randhresha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[detailed competitive communication]

[narrative of championship]

[talks about forceful first-arrival]


[defensive-ritualized Aśvini-4] [navamsha Budha-Karkata] intuitively explains inventive boundary-defense, shells, naests, protective devices



[Budha-3 parivartamsha Kuja-5]

  • [Budha-Mesha] innovative communications * pioneering pronouncement * articulation of dynamic movement * discusses physical experience * vigorous descriptive explanations * growth-challenging conversation * messages about contests * vocabulary of vitality * hands-arms-shoulders send competitive gestures

  • [Budha in bhava-3] narrative of cohort collaboration * chatty siblings * articulate announcements * discusses commerce * instructions for management * conversations about information technology * clever programming * logical reporting * talks about daily business * handles information * skillful printing * scripted dialog * text instructions * writes lyrics * detailed media-messaging * communication tactics * explains marketing * quick manufacturing * descriptive process * signaling gestures

  • [Budha-yuti-Chandra] explainer of feelings * mentalized caretaking * communicative parenting * familiar rhythmic phrasing * ancestral instruction * writes sensitive speeches + songs * soothed by scheduling * sensitive merchandising * needs to plan * describes the comfortable routines * responsive siblings * intuitively talkative mother

  • [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


commercially adept, administratively detailed, skilled manager, articulately gesturing, descriptive writer, mercantile mentality, cohort communicating, committeeworker, defining announcer, specific explanations, chatty conversations, handcraft manufacturing, neighborly meeting [Budha in bhava-3] rules

  • 5- Politics, center-stage roles, theatre, demonstration, display, charming brilliance, genius, poetry, choice-making, showmanship, gambling and gamesmanship, romantic idealism, creativity, fashion-shows, flamboyance, celebrity entitlements, confidence, artistic performance, drama, children, financial speculation, intelligence, entertainments, fun

  • 8-unexpected eruptions of regenerating force, occult initiation, mystical revelation, shocking intervention, opaque empowerments, invasive surgery, intensive healing, evolution, violent explosion, sudden identity change, rejuvenation, recycling, rebirth, hidden assets, upheaval, undisclosed secrets, transformative events, discovery, in-laws of first marriage, health of younger sibling-cousin


[Generous Growing Guru]

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

[preserving-collecting dhanesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[earning-friendly labha-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Dhanayoga = Guru-2 rules-11]


[contemplative Revatī-4] [navamsha Guru-Meena] [vargottamsha] intuitively expansive realms of visionary clairsentient imagination



  • [Guru-Meena] much sleep * theoretical understanding * broad inner guidance * optimistic imaginings * inspirational dreams * intuitive beliefs * doctrine of esoteric understandings * expands the scope of contemplative awareness * multiple prayers * permission to envision

  • [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-Surya] pitri-karaka * multiple father-figures * abundant confidence * much radiance * believes in light * widens the scope of theatrical display * permission to be the center of attention * humanistic political philosophy * large-scale dramatic radiance

  • [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


expansively enriching, abundantly knowledgeable, multiple family lineages, naumerous traditions, optimistic accumulator, jovial speaking-and-singing, broad-scope of historical understanding [Guru in bhava-2] rules

  • 2-acquisition, family legacy, tradition, language-lexicon, preserved memory, banking, collections, entreasurement, herd-hoard, containment, financial capital, accrued amounts, asset evaluation, knowledge of history, speech-song, heritage values, color-sound, arts-and-music, face-voice-eyes-teeth-mouth-hair, genetics, stored resources, health of the father

  • 11-fruitful revenues, interconnected income, profits, material achievement, social networking, friendships, community linkage, fan-clubs, mass participation gatherings, collectivism, marketplace gridworks, distribution, association, populism, economic systems, fundraising, gains-and-goals, awards for work accomplished, health of the enemies


In 1632, descartes sold his various landed properties and converted his assets into bonds. This action provided him with adequate financial reserves for the rest of his life. * 1632 Rahu-Rahu bhukti, rahu's ruler and co-tenant Guru dhanesha -2 treasuries . Also Chandra-Bharani is typically shrewd and intuitive regarding matters of mani-money.

Descartes maintained a vigorous correspondence with many of the leading public intellectuals of northwestern Europe, conducted in Latin and French. He had many friends and well-wishers. Guru vriddhi-pati-11 friendships in bhava-2 knowledge yuti Surya yuti Rahu

11-Feb-1650 dematerialization [aged 53] in Stockholm, while attempting to maintain a regular 5 a.m. Tutoring appointment with the young Queen of Sweden. He had long been accustomed to lingering in bed [Rahu-Guru-Surya in 12th-from-Chandra = productivity in bed] writing and thinking, until the day had warmed. Enforced rising in the icy blackened pre-dawn of a Swedish winter gave him a fatal pneumonia. Chandra-Bharani * Yama is known for the pattern of " working to death" r.

[Sweetly Suave Shukra]

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

[Yogakaraka homebound-anchoring bandhesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Yogakaraka believing-principled dharmesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]


[calculating-strategic Bharani-2] [navamsha Shukra-Kanya-nicha] intuitivel harmonizing contractual attraction to unbalanced relationships



  • [Shukra-Mesha] appreciation of direct movement * primal relationships * likes innovation * aesthetic of physicality * attracted to champions * pleasures of conquest * kinetic sensuality * prefers a lithely sporting partner * sweetly competitive * aristocratic agreements

  • [Shukra-3] seeks pleasure via communications * talks about relationships * sweetens the administrative tasks * smooth style of messaging * enjoys commercial harmony * pleasant retinue * satisfied by literacy * balanced numeracy skills * prefers collaborative teamwork * aesthetically phrased announcements * appreciation of conversation * nice designs to adorn the ears * attractive shoulders * lovely arms * graceful hands * chatty sisters- aunts-neighbors * attuned to the cohort * likes musical groups * fair-and-balanced reporting * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be a manager-communicator-writer

  • [Shukra-yuti-Chandra] sweetened security * gracious caretaking * appreciates soothing nourishment * negotiates for stability * defensive bargaining * sheltering arrangements * lovely ornaments for home-and-garden * self-indulgent * pleasant emotional response * harmonizes with local rhythms * aesthetic of familiar folkways * musical-artistic-designing mother-figure * protective contracts * prefers relationships with nurturing 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


pleasantly sensual communication style, enjoys balanced conversation, harmoniously collaborative teamwork, aesthetic of beautiful project presentation, likes the process of writing-and-publishing, commercial finance, prefers a luxurious office, mentally engaged in making fair arrangements, musical-artistic media-messaging transactions, appreciates having a gracious neighborly cohort [Shukra-3] rules


  • 4 cultural foundations, property boundaries, way of Life, protection, defense , homeland, household, routines, rituals, mother, parents, customary rhythms, caretakers, socialization schooling, gardens, waterways, transportation, housing, social security, sense of place, environmentalism, citizenship, belonging, ethnic basis, ethnoreligion, patriotism, real-estate, farming, land-ownership, burial, predictability, health of the elder sibling

  • 9-ideology , paradigm of belief, profession of faith, principled convictions, higher understanding, father-figures, priestly patronage, preaching, patriarchal entitlements, philosophical convictions, theory, public spiritual guidance, celebrated doctrines, sangha, sacred teachings, credenda, globalism, dharma, worldview, weltanschauung, mother's health


From 1629 until 1649, rdC lived in Holland. He rented 13 different houses, always moving to be nearer to a university and seeking a more congenial household. He regularly attended Mass.

Frequent moves: Budha-yuti-Shukra-yuti-Chandra in 12th-from-4-homebase, dissipates the local roots

From the onset of Rahu mahadasha in 1632, descartes enjoyed a long relationship with a servant companion [navamsha Shukra-Kanya]

She traveled from town to town with Descartes while he wrote philosophical discourses.

Notwithstanding the bourgeois marriage customs of the day, the housekeeper Helena Jans van der Strom appears to have been RdC's un-contracted yet much beloved Muse. * 7th from Chandra = dharmasthāna guidance, wisdom, inspiration Helena's servant-status is seen via navamsha Chandra yuti Shukra-Kanya 4th-navamsha housekeeping.

After several years, their daughter Francine was born in 1635. * Rahu-Guru bhukti

In 1644, several years after the death of their adored daughter, descartes' companion Helena Jans van der Strom married a local innkeeper in their town. Descartes paid for the wedding, after which he apparently enjoyed an amicable relationship with the couple. RdC remained in the town for another five years. Rahu-Shukra bhukti = arrangements.

[Sober Structural Shani]

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


[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

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

[rigidly ceremonial alliances]

[maintains the formal marriage displays]

[limited political rights in partnership]

[dreamlike, withdrawing, mature, unyielding, stubbornly dramatizing, kinetic, rigidly intelligent lifepartner]


[entitled-demonstrating Pūrvaphalgunī-1] [vargottamsha] [navamsha Shani-Simha] intuitively ordering class-conscious structured conventional political display

  • [Shani-Simbha] [challenging placement] heavy old legacy drama * must accept center-stage pressures * structural compression upon heart-spine * conventional limits upon creative self-expression * tightly governed speculation * disciplined genius * orderly games * regulated drama * resistance to romance * proletarian entertainments * restricted intelligence * slow, elderly politicians * restrained entitlement * obligatory ceremonies * scarcity of amusements * maintainer of old sovereignties

  • [Shani in Bhava-7] enduring partnerships * heavy vows * must balance-and-rebalance * lawful relationships * tense bargaining * grim determination to maintain the contract * chronic marital responsibilities * compression of the visible genitalia * pressured bargaining * negotiation fatigue * unyielding alliances * slow-moving advisors * resists new arrangements * elders maintain respected old promises visible genitalia


formally promising, agreement-maintaining, rigidly contractual, alliance constricting, relationship regulating, orthodox marrying, conventionally matched, equitably responsible, systematically bargaining, trust-imposing, lawfully pledging, seriously oath-taking [Shani in Bhava-7] rules

  • 1- distinctive attributes of personality, dense material incorporation, individual personification, earthen embodiment, physical integrity, kinetic energy, dance, style of movement, athletic prowess, muscular mobility, unique character, kinetic vitality, circumstances of birth, tangible appearance, coherent social identity

  • 12 enclosures, the bed, fantasies, privacy, interior spiritual guidance, clandestine undertakings, intuitive awareness, non-linear conceptual undertanding, concealment, seclusion, invisibility, dissolved identity, meditation, contemplation, dreamworlds, astral plane, imaginary scenarios, sanctuary sleep, distant lands, health of the avowed partner


[Risk-rewarding Rahu]

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

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu casts passionate drishti into 6-8-10]

check Guru for defining source of Rahu's broad philosophical inclusiveness


[systematic-profitable Revatī-3] [navamsha Rahu-Kumbha]


  • [Rahu-Meena] shimmering illusion of immersion * craving for symbolic guidance * extravagant imagination * mirage of dreamlike wisdom * mesmerizing aura of concealing fog * mask of Other-Worldly wisdom * fascinating prayers * extraordinary ancestor guides * fabulous clairsentience * intriguing sleep-states * seeks special importance via apparent [but perhaps not authentic] attributes of deep trance, private intuition * privilege obtained via interior guidance * finds opportunity in contemplative-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 * entranced by one's own face-eyes-mouth * 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

  • [Rahu-yuti-Surya] amplified ambition for center-stage roles * magnified confidence * passion for exotic display * trickster with dramatic flair * opportunistic father * creative pursuit of social mobility * fascinating [but perhaps illusory] appearance of exceptional intelligence * thrilling political genius * hypnotic charm * seeks privilege via bright celebrity * sparkling center of cross-cultural pollination

  • [Rahu-yuti-Guru] 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


Rahu rules Shata-taraka radical lagna

1632-1650 = Rahu Mahadasha

[Collapsing unshackling Ketu]

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

[favorable placement]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

check Budha for defining source of Ketu's dispassionate analytical reasoning

[passively fixated on ambitiously imaginative-symbolic Rahu-Meena-2 treasuries, store-holds, family-members, bankers, memory-collectors, warehousers, knowledge-preservers, or second-spouse]

scatters coverings which enclose the occult


[dramatizing-displaying Chitra-1] [navamsha Ketu-Simha] detached from pompous ceremony

  • [Ketu-Kanya] humbly dissociates from accusatory complaints * incomplete service * empty disagreements * ministry of martyrdom * odd arguments * not limited by stigmatized conditions * incoherent lawcourt argumentation * ignores restriction on helpfulness * eccentric service to the disadvantaged * releases a living green cloud of servitude 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



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