Theosophical Society Leader
clairsentient occult author
// Grandmother of the New Age //
a.k.a. Madame B
a.k.a. Helena von Hahn
a.k.a. Helena Petrovna
a.k.a. Yelena von Hahn
a.k.a. Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
a.k.a. Madame Blavatsky
Earth-birth Friday-12-Aug-1831 [new calendar]
dematerialization 08-May-1891 [age 59]
HPB at approx. age 46
traveler + writer
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
birth data from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helena_Blavatsky
tentatively rectified by BP Lama
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
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Feminine Public-Figure Examples
For Uttarāṣāḍha births of a feminine valence, the condition of radiant, romantic, intelligent, creative, idealistic, central, confident, gaming, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Surya-ruled paradigm of Iswara, father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Nunki. Their purpose is to express the radiant clear light of truth in an orderly, institutional framework.
Dhanus Pada-1 can show Brihaspati's rulership of 1-embodiment + 4-cultural foundations. nakshatra-pati Surya + Guru enjoy high-compatibility yang patterns which stimulate creativity and grant charismatic authority. Pada-1 tends to be paternalistic , politically savvy, self-referential to the point of self-righteousness, and generous of spirit. Iconic and inspirational teachers of the patriarchal lineages are found here. Assess the role of Brihaspati to determine the degree of optimism and alignment with the prevailing doctrine. A woman born in Pada-1 is likely to teach- preach via her husband. Yet, if she is able to obtain patronage, she may act independently [Surya].
Makara-pada 2-3-4 express the tension between structural Shani and solipsistic nakshatra-pati Surya. From the Makara indriya-lagna, Surya becomes the revelatory, illuminating randhresha. Thus pada 2-3-4 are mystical and gender-neutral [Shani]. Pada 2-3-4 demonstrate respect for age and orderly governance. Yet, their purpose is visionary [Surya]. Psychics and seers are found here. Depending on the vigor of Shani, hierarchical institutions may come to surround their initiatory teachings.. Uttarashadhaka feminine-figures born in Pada-2-3-4 may be spiritual healers. Her emotional dedication to the lifepartner's wellbeing arises from Chandra = yuvati-pati.
Themes of clairsentient vision, lawful transformation , and prophecy may contextualize Ishwara's terrestrial experience. Also applies to Chandra in Uttarāṣāḍha .
Themes of restoration of lost knowledge , gardening, fertility of understanding, wish fulfillment, and conceptual teaching may contextualize Aditya's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Punarvasu
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.  . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 87
" ...a contented nature.
She is one who is interested in forming societies and clubs,
She is fluent in speech ,
She is extremely devoted to her husband."
Helena Hahn Blavatsky in 1878 [age 46]
Biographical details matched with Vimshottari dasha bhukti
Mangala Mahadasha [age birth until age 5.3]
12-Aug-1831 Earth-birth in Yekaterinoslav, Russian Empire [present-time Dnipro, Ukraine] * Mangala-Guru bhukti
[Rahu Mahadasha] [age 5.3 until age 23.3] [1836-1854]
06-Jul-1842 [HPB age 11[mom age 28] grieved the decease of her mother Helena Adreyevna von Hahn [nee Fadeyeva] * of consumption. * Rahu-Shani bhukti [Shani-yuti-Rahu] = Shani enables Rahu
left home at the age of seventeen due to disagreements with her father.
07-Jul-1849 [HPB age 17] consecration of marriage-1-of-2 with the elder Vice-Governor of the Kartveli [Georgian] province, Gen. Nikifor Vasilyevich Blavatsky, a friend and peer of her father * Rahu-Shukra bhukti ++ gochara R-K via Simha-Kumbha contact natal R-K
[Guru Mahadasha ] [age 23.3 until age 39.3] [1854-1870]
1860 [HPB age 29] notable severe illness * Guru-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-2 saturation
[Shani Mahadasha] *age 39.3 until age 58.3] [1870-1889]
1873 [HPB age 42] grieved the decease of father Pyotr von Hahn * Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani activates 7th-from-Surya
1874 [HPB age 43] following encouragement of her astral Mahatma, HPB arrives in USA * Shani-Budha bhukti
03-Apr-1875 [HPB age 44] consecration of marriage-2-of-2 with Mikheil Botkovili [a.k.a. Michael Bettanelly] * Kartveli [Georgian] national living in USA. * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 7th navamsha ++ gochara R-K via Meena-Kanya contact Chandra-Kanya
17-Nov-1875 [HPB age 44] founding of Theosophical Society in New York City with colleagues Henry Olcott and William Q. Judge * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 9-doctrine, sacred teachings
1877 [HPB age 46] publication of Isis Unveiled the first large volume of channeled information * Shani-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-2 otherworldly speech
Jul-1878 [HPB age 47] naturalized as USA citizen * Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 2nd-from-4th next-step nation
1878 [HPB age 47] divorce from the Kartvelian, Mikheil Botkovili. [HPB age 47] Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 8th-from-2nd-from-Chandra = divorce from second alliance
1879 [HPB age 48] Olcott + Blavatsky move to Bombay never to return to USA * Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 6th-from-2nd-from-4th = conflict with second nation
1882 [HPB age 51] founding of South India branch of Theosophical Society in Madras [now Chennai] Shani-Chandra bhukti * Chandra-9 ideology rules 7-agreements, alliances
31-Mar-1885 [HPB age 54] leaves South India permanently, following a magical fraudulence shaming-scandal - Shani-Rahu bhukti * 8 occult non-disclosure
1888 [HPB age 57] In London, final years dedicated to Otherworldly writing * published The Secret Doctrine * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha * Guru activates 3-writing + 12-distant worlds
1889 [HPB age 58] publication of The Voice of the Silence * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha * Guru activates 3-writing + 12-distant worlds
08-May-1891 [HPB age 59] following a siege of intensive channeled writing [Budha] via renal disease compounded by influenza, Liberation from the Earthen-body* Budha-Budha svabhukti [Budha-yuti-Rahu] = Budha enables Rahu ++ [Budha-yuti-Shani] = Budha enables maraka Shani activates-2
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[bright balancing center of ancient folkways]
[brilliantly bargains for restored protections]
[solipsistic lifepartner may be have customary entitlements]
[guiding-visionary Aśleṣā-4] [navamsha Surya-Meena] intuitively confident contemplative imagination
[Atmakaraka uniqueness, exceptionalism, celebrity, radiance, certainty, special entitlements, centrality]
OUTCOMES - SURYA
self-reflexively representative, brightly brokering, charming deal-maker, regal style of negotiation, alliance focused, radiantly confident counselor, politically diplomatic, splendidly advocating, center-stage adviser [Surya in bhava-7] rules
CAREER - SURYA
Surya occupies 7-agreements-and-contracts in 10th-from-10th, showing that partnerships with independent-thinking male figures [Surya male] were key to fulfillment of leadership roles.
Sparkling Surya activates the ambitious and over-reaching occultist Rahu-8-Magha + Mangala-8 emergencies, interventions
HPB revealed  a vast treasury of esoteric historical and metaphysical knowledge
Dad = wealthy, ethnically German, liaison officer [Surya in bhava-7] of the Russian Empire in service to the Tsar.
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
sensitively theorizing, protectively guiding, routinely preaching, parentally philosophizing, rhythmically indoctrinating, customary beliefs, predictably dogmatic, culturally ethnoreligious, emotionally patronizing, needs to be righteous [Chandra in classroom-9] rules
CAREER - CHANDRA
7-relationships, contracts, advocacy, fairness, legal judgments, lawcourts, appeals, representation, equity, diplomacy, bargaining, partners, negotiations, justice
writing-publishing, reporting, documentation, explanations, discussion-groups, cohort Mithuna
Chandra-9 is comfortable in the role of preacher, guru-figure, patron, patriarchal wisdom-authority, priest, professor, pontif and pontificator
Mom = Helena Adreyevna von Hahn = a regionally well-known novelist
Childhood younger Sister
HPB reckoned herself to have been attached to her younger sister Vera. There was also a younger brother Leonid. 3rd-from-Chandra = Vṛścika-11.
Vera maintained the family's social network and assisted with funding.  Vera was herself an occultist [11 ruled by Mangala-8] and active promoter of the Russian-cultural enthusiasm for mid-19th-century spiritualism.
[Somana-yuti-Shukra] childhood [Somana] = spoiled by servants [Kanya]
Chandra + Shukra-Kanya = generally popular with service-oriented women, despite occasional competition
Chandra+Shukra-Kanya-9 [Chandra-yuti-Shukra] self-indulgent
Shukra = yogakaraka for the Makara nativity * benefits via women
MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations
07-Jul-1849 [HPB age 17] consecration of marriage-1 with the elder Vice-Governor of the Kartvelian province, Gen. Nikifor Vasilyevich Blavatsky. According to HPB's account, the marriage endured for three months only, and was never consummated, but she retained her married surname.
Vice-Governor of the Kartvelian province, Gen. Nikifor Vasilyevich Blavatsky
administrator and envisioner
Guru occupies 5th-from-Chandra ++ 11th-from-9th, suggesting that while the first marriage was materially overconfident [nīcha-Guru] and emotionally unsustainable, there were many benefits to the alliance.
HPB's second husband, after a few months, returned to his native land Tblisi Georgia.
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[rhythmic-protective Magha-4][navamsha Mangala-Karkata-nicha] intuitively competitive sheltering clinging binding protectionism
OUTCOMES - MANGALApenetrating, discovering, therapeutic, surgical, drilling, exploratory, secretive, disaster-responding, emerging [Mangala in bhava-8]
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandesha-karaka [message] shisya-karaka [student]
[calculating-helping Pūrvaphalgunī-2] [navamsha Budha-Kanya-uchcha] intuitively explaining detailed logical argument
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
[Budha in bhava-8] rules
From a mysterious, revealing, camouflaged position, Budha makes announcements, delivers instructions, provides explanations about  disagreements, accusations, imbalances  sacred beliefs, principled understanding
Budha rogesha HPB suffered from Bright's Disease [diabetes]
[Ketu in classroom-2] = 6th-from-Chandra
Budha-yuti-Rahu = oracular testimony of mysterious hidden sources called 'Great Masters'
Bhava- 8 considered in addition to vyvapathi Guru-1 forms a remarkable pattern that strongly suggests an occult, clairsentient Writer
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[embodiment of misunderstood principle]
[identified with rigidly mundane understanding]
[iconic personification of materialistic ideology]
[personality exemplifies hierarchical worldview]
[paragon of indoctrinated public cheerfulness]
[preacher-and-teacher may deliver platitudes of conventional wisdom]
[In a feminine nativity, may be identified with the beliefs of an invisible-communicator husband]
[dramatizing=demonstrating Dhaniṣṭha-1] [navamsha Guru-Simha] understands theatrics and teaches about dramatic display
OUTCOMES - GURU
expansively active, abundantly energized, jovial competitor, multiple identities, numerous offspring, optimistic innovator, broad-scope of embodied inspiration [Guru in bhava-1] rules
CAREER - BRIHASPATI
[Brihaspati activates Meena Svamsha ]
[Guru activates Dhanus [10th navamsha]
[nīcha] [Guru in bhava-1] rules 3-lungs
Guru in bhava-1 rules 3-Lodges + small-group conferences ++ 12-Other Worlds
Writer books and articles = ruler of 3 occupies 1
Guru activates Dhanus [10th navamsha] = paradigm of belief, dogmatist, doctrinal profession
nichha Guru in bhava-1 uniquely expansive personality channels the doctrine
Guru-Makara-Draco [nīcha] pitfalls
Generally, lifetime struggle with and nearly catastrophic criminal accusations rooted in the typical spiritual materialism . She got into polarizing catalysis with fakery due to the nichha Guru.
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[preaches on service ministry]
[argumentative exegesis of sacred teachings]
[higher understanding of injustice]
[sisterly-figure may be a philosopher]
[champion-challenger Hasta-1] [navamsha Shukra-Mesha] intuitively competitive pioneering dominating financially suave negotiation of harmonious contracts
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
sensually philosophical, appreciative of higher understanding, harmoniously patronizing, aesthetically wisdom-guiding, financially optimistic, musical-artistic father-figure, global scope of relationships [Shukra-9] rules
CAREER - SHUKRA
paternal inheritance * ruler of 11th-from-Surya = Shukra-9 = fortunate gain from father ++ due to Shukra drishti upon 7th-from-Chandra ongoing funding from the first husband as well
weak kidneys [Shukra-Kanya] ailment Bright's Disease resulting in renal failure
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[survives dramatic political threats]
[continues rigidly ceremonial initiation systems]
[must resist revolutionary entitlements]
[must endure pressure from hidden power games]
[must maintain romantic secrecy]
[ancestral-ritualized Magha-4] [navamsha Shani-Karkata] intuitively ordering regulatory rhythms of the old nourishing cultural routines
OUTCOMES - SHANI
opaque, occult, undisclosed, mysteriously restricted [Shani in Bhava-8]
Shani-8 drishti into 10 + 2 + 5
lifetime marked by vigorous applause, astounding depictions of previously unrevealed lineage history, along with accusations of legerdemain and fraud * Rahu + [Shani-yuti-Mangala] + Budha = values, truth, magic
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]
[Rahu casts passionate drishti into 12-2-4]
[ambitious entitlements in times of revolutionary change]
[uniquely brilliant prestige initiations]
[desire to creatively transform the political powers]
[dominating-pioneering Magha-1] [navamsha Rahu-Mesha] intuitively over-reaching passion for active competitive championship
Rahu Mahadasha [age 5.3 until age 23.3] ** 1836-1854
according to the record given by M. Blavatsky to a biographer, HPB spent the years 1848 until 1858 traveling the world.
The Guru-Shani bhukti [Shani lagnesha] combined with the Rahu-gochara-opposition in Kumbha-2-family, occurring in 1858, would have marked the end point of her global travels approximately age 27, with a return to her birthplace in Ukraine, to see her sister.
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]
[disregards scientific knowledge conventions]
[peculiar use of language and tone]
[incoherently friendly speech and face]
[eccentric gains of revenue from libraries and warehouses]
[empty financial earnings]
[disinterested in banking accumulations, yet has income]
[liberating inconsistent lineage values]
[surrenders social-participatory traditions]
[ambivalent toward communal food-and-drink]
[economic shifts fragment valuable collections]
[typically wanders from profitable family-of-origin]
[second marriage, if any, may be distant, disoriented, or spiritualized]
[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-8 healers, explorers, transformers]
[adjusting-bargaining Dhaniṣṭha-3] [navamsha Ketu-Tula]
OUTCOMES - KETU
Collapsing Ketu typically generates a narrative of dissolution, incoherence, fragmentation WRT historic truths, lineage legitimacy, veracity, financial well-being, family origins.
Speech patterns [Ketu in classroom-2]
ruled by Magha Shani-8 +++ drishti into 2 from Mangala-Shani-Rahu-Budha
[Ketu-Kumbha] = speech patterns that transmit via subtle electrical networks [Kumbha].
Ketu-2 receives incoming drishti from Rahu + Shani + Mangala + Budha
The narrative  of her family history was often embroidered [Rahu] with insinuations [Rahu] of royal pretense Rahu-Singha perhaps in the attempt to imbue her travelogues  with a sense of the fabulous [Rahu].
Once the misty veils had dissipated, historians determined that HPB's family consisted of a military father [Kuja] writer mother [Budha] two siblings [Budha] and salient grandparent-figures [Shani].
The Ketu pattern of breaking up, distancing, and incoherence was reflected by HPB's mother's early death, her father's continuing absences due to his profession, and wealthy custodial grandparents who essentially ordered their household serfs to raise the remaining children.
"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."
~~ Paul of Tarsus, Epistle to the Philippians 4:8
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