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2009 Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul [age 77]
2001 Nobel Prize in Literature
Social Critical Philosopher
a.k.a. Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
dematerialization Sat-11-Aug-2018 [age 85]
Thought Leader - Social Philosopher
V.S. Naipaul, a.k.a. Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
birth data from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._S._Naipaul
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
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- adapted by BP Lama
Masculine Public-Figure Examples
Purnavasi - Vutvrta - Jamitra
For Punarvasu births of a masculine valence, the condition of prosperous, preaching, inclusive, broad-scope, philosophical, humanistic Guru may considerably affect the outcome. Masculine births under auspice of Puna, Viśākha, or Purvabhadra may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of priestly teachers and guides.
For those born into the Guru-ruled paradigm of Jamitra, teachers, preachers, professors, patrons, agents of generosity and guidance, guru-figures, ideologues, indoctrinators, theorists, know-it-alls, proselytes, philosophers, pontificators, patriarchs, pundits, pater-nosters, proponents of principled understanding, wise-ones, wizards, druids, and paradigms of belief may be especially influential.
Guidance is provided by emissaries from the realm of the Twin Gardeners called Castor-and-Pollux. Their purpose is restoration, renewal, and rehabilitation of lost knowledge.
High forehead. Punarvasu often has a global perspective. The majority of Aditya-born nativities are higher dimensional Seva-wanderers who assume interpretive guidance roles.
Instructing, Explaining, Describing
[Mithuna - Dvamdva] pada 1-2-3 represents Guru's rulership of 7-agreements ++ 10- leadership, while also expressing the tension between broad-view Brihaspati versus detail-oriented Bantering Budha. Pada 1-2-3 are blessed with an expansive capacity for evocative description or inspirational speaking. Often excellent writers who can facilitate spiritual growth via specific explanation and detailed description. Pada 1-2-3 are often found in the literary arts, in teaching roles, in academic advising, as travel guides, and as poets who describe the natural world....
Although the Higher Teacher seeks wisdom, for Karkata-Punarvasu the guru-figure may also be adversarial, impoverished, polluted, or ailing [due to Brihaspati activates 6] .
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 81
" ... from Arudra to Punarvasu, a startling change in mental development.
In Punarvasu, the native is possessed of profound intelligence,
He revels in abstract thought
He may be also a poet of high attainment, expressing a fire and vitality in his verse
He will, however, be only moderately successful by worldly standards during his lifetime
V.S. Naipaul in 1980 [age 48]
V.S. Naipaul with first life-partner, editor Patricia Hale Naipaul, in 1955 [VSN age 23] . The couple were married for 41 years, until her deceaser.
V.S. Naipaul with second life-partner Nadira Naipaul in 2009 [VSN age 77]
Biographical details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha
[Rahu Mahadasha] [age birth until age 9.1]
17-Aug-1932 Earth-birth in Chaguanas Trinidad = Trinite-et-Tobago - Rahu-Budha bhukti
Mar-1934 until Mar-1937 Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha 
1939 [VSN age 07] family moves to capital city Port of Spain, where VSN attends Queen's Royal College, a top national preparatory school * Rahu-Chandra bhukti [Chandra-yuti-Rahu] international education ++ dvithya Sade-Sati
[Guru Mahadasha] [age 9.1 until age 25.1]
1949 [VSN age 17] begins scholarship grant for undergraduate study at University College, Oxford * Guru-Shukra bhukti* Shukra ruless 5-scholarship + 12-foreign lands
1952 [VSN age 20] self-reported nervous breakdown, suicide attempt * Guru-Surya bhukti * Surya activates Ketu-3 mental incoherence
1953 [VSN age 21] grieved the decease of father, the Indo-Trinidadian journalist Seepersad Naipaul - Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 12th-from-Surya
Jun-1953 [VSN age 21] earned baccalaureate from University College, Oxford * Guru-Chandra bhukti - Chandra-yuti-Rahu [9 university]
Dec-1954 [VSN age 22] begins weekly appearance on BBC Radio program " Caribbean Voices" * Guru-Mangala * Mangala activates 11-community networks
10-Jan-1955 [VSN age 23] consecration of marriage-1-of-2 with his lifetime editor and literary collaborator, Patricia Hale * Guru-Mangala * [Shukra-yuti-Mangala] ++ R-K samchara Dhanus-Mithuna contact Mithuna indriya-lagna
[Shani Mahadasha][age 25.1 until age 44.1]
1961 [VSN age 29] VSN's acclaimed novel A House for Mr. Biswas enjoys worldwide success * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha-3 lagnesha
1962 [VSN age 30] first travelogue-with-historical-social-commentary, The Middle Passage, also acclaimed Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha-3 lagnesha
1962 [VSN age 30] year-long first trip to India results in alienation [Ketu] from the root culture * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha-3 lagnesha * Budha activates 4-home-roots [Budha-yuti-Ketu] ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati *** [extremely complex = Surya+Budha+Guru+Ketu-3
Jan-1964 until Dec-1966 Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha 
1964 [VSN age 32] celebrated publication of An Area of Darkness, second extensive travelogue-with-historical-social-commentary describing his depressing year exploring his ancestral identity in India * Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 5-celebrity ++12-distant lands ++ janma Sade-Sati
1966 [VSN age 34] unhappy with Britain, Naipaul and spouse-editor Pat Hale move back the Caribbean * Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 2nd-from-4 next-step home ++12-distant lands ++ janma Sade-Sati
1968 [VSN age 36] unsatisfied with Caribbean culture and broke, returned to England * Shani-Chandra bhukti [Somana-yuti-Rahu] chandra activates 2-cultural values, banking
1977 [VSN age 47] celebrated publication of India: a Wounded Civilization * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha-3 lagnesha * Budha activates 4-home-roots
1981 [VSN age 51] publication of the controversial, widely celebrated, extensive travelogue-with-historical-social-commentary of India-Pakistan Among the Believers * Budha-Shukra bhukti *Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 5-creative literature + 12-foreign lands
1995 [VSN age 63] wife editor Pat Hale = diagnosed with cancer and hospitalized * Ketu-Shukra bhukti* Shukra activates 6th-from-vīvāha-sthāna = illness of spouse++ janma Sade-Sati
Mar-1993 until Jun-1995 Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha 
Feb-1996 [VSN age 64] grieved the decease of lifepartner-1, writer-editor Pat Hale, ending their 41-year marriage * Ketu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra activates 12th-from-7th-from-Chandra + dvithiya Sade-Sati
15-Apr-1996 [VSN age 64] following six weeks of widowhood, consecration of marriage-2-of-2 with Pakistani journalist, Nadira Khannum Alvi *Ketu-Mangala bhukti [Shukra-yuti-Mangala] ++ R-K samchara Kanya-Meena contact navamsha Shukra-Meena + dvithiya Sade-Sati
1998 [VSN age 66] VSN's final major extensive travelogue-with-historical-social-commentary Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions among the Converted Peoples earns broad praise * Ketu-Guru bhukti * Guru-3 rules 7-travels
10-Oct-2001 [VSN age 69] awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2001 - Shukra-Shukra svabhukti * Shukra-1 identity activates 5-celebrity, prizes
11-Aug-2018 [VSN age 85] liberation from the Earthen-body * Shukra-Budha bhukti * Budha produces effects of maraka Guru + Ketu
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[bright center of dramatic scripts]
[creative poetic intelligence]
[champion-challenging Magha-1] [mūlatrikoṇa] [navamsha Surya-Mesha-uchcha] intuitively confident communicative innovation-competition
OUTCOMES - SURYA
self-reflexively announcing, bright messages, regal style of gesture, communicative intelligence, radiantly descriptive, politically collaborative, splendidly explanatory [Surya in bhava-3] rules
CAREER - SURYA
confident, brilliant, self-righteous Surya in mūlatrikoṇa
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
[comfortable with customarily friendly service ministry]
[routinely feels overworked by marketplace connections, then sick]
[electromagnetically disposed toward defensive argumentation]
[mother may be an ancestral socialite, yet her systematic rigidity may attach her to illness, victimization, servitude, or abuse]
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
2-language, face, voice, speech, song, tradition, historical knowledge, values, collection, genetics, heritage, storytelling
Mom hailed from an elite Trinidadian family [Somana-yuti-Rahu] 
MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations
[7th-from-Chandra-9] lifepartnership 1-of-2
lifepartner-1 Britishwoman Pat Hale,
served as VSN's literary editor for more than 40 years, shaping and promoting his oeuvre -- yet her work largely uncredited
lifepartner-2 enjoyed a significant public career as a journalist
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[Kuja Dosha for alliance-1] [identified with commercial communicative energy]
[personally promotes dynamic business profits]
[actively pushes into sales-and-marketing]
[individual pursuit of detailed popular writing]
[moves vigorously into conflicted narratives ]
[embodiment of independent media-messaging]
[competitor in verbal sport]
[friendly yet adversarial sexualized conversations]
[populist-interlinking Arudra-3] [navamsha Mangala-Kumbha] intuitively competitive forward-pushing mass-participation networked distribution systems
Literary. verbally productive, and gainful, but adversarial, hyper-verbal Kuja-Mithuna-1 rogesha
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
[Mangala in bhava-1] rules
Mangala-Kumbha occupies the career-defining 10th navamsha ++ Kuja activates 10th-from-Chandra = the vast sociological scope of his social-scientific [Kumbha] descriptions along with his professional drive to plunge into the most vicious religious-cultural conflict zone of India-Pakistan
Behari commentary = Mangala in Arudra - Betelgeuze pada-3,
" Expert in mathematics and poetry . You may be given several assignments in foreign countries by the government. This placement indicates a less fortunate old age. You may suffer from intestinal problems or inflammation of the lungs."
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandesha-karaka [message] shisya-karaka [student]
[dramatic sparkling detailed communications]
[writes articulately about self-awareness]
[confidently describes sparkling romance]
[pioneering-competitive Magha-1] [navamsha Budha-Mesha] intuitively detail-explaining descriptive communicative innovation
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
[Budha activates Mithuna Svamsha]
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[talkative-managing Magha-3] [navamsha Guru-Mithuna] intuitively expansive understanding of communicative details
OUTCOMES - GURU
expansively describing, abundantly publishing, multiple teamworks, numerous projects, optimistic manager, many itineraries, broad-scope of collaborative interaction [Guru in bhava-3] rules
CAREER - BRIHASPATI
For Mithuna lagna, Professor Guru-3 becomes the career ruler of 7 + 10.
Naipaul derived much of his value as a literary personality from stories of his immigrant family lineage and lorer.
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[embodies gracious conversational political diplomacy]
[imaginative-charitable Arudra-4] [navamsha Shukra-Meena-uchcha] intuitively harmonizing-equalizing imaginative dreamlike relationships
[Atmakaraka beauty, harmony, arrangements, finance, contracts, balancing, negotiation, diplomacy]
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
[Shukra-1] identity rules
Shukra activates the globalist Tula = 9th-from-Chandra
Among the Believers Vidyadhar Surajprasa V.S. Naipaul wrote a definitive global-view critique of mass religion in the 20th century
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[staunch resistance to change of legal status]
[hierarchical legitimacy of hidden assets]
[reliably rule-abiding resource-poor in-laws]
[must regulate the threat of disorder]
[imposes social normalcy during catastrophe]
[dry hardening of inner skeleton]
[lawfully obliged to keep secrets]
[must hide old bones]
[envisioning-guiding Uttarāṣāḍha-4][navamsha Shani-Meena] intuitively regulated hierarchically structured imagination
OUTCOMES - SHANI
Kuja-1 battering drishti upon Shani in Bhava-8 e, but everyone involved endured some misery as the irresistible force [Kuja] spent decades battering the immovable object [Shani].
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]
[Rahu-9 casts passionately paradigmaticly believing drishti into 1-3-5]
check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning
[righteous desire to expound systematically principled belief]
[craving for exhilarating inspirational teaching on interconnectedness]
[excitingly achievement-oriented ideologue]
[marketplace worldview expanded by over-reaching mixed-culture economics]
[piously ambitious father may over-ride community doctrine]
[financial-heritage Purvabhadra-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha] intuitively over-reaching for wealth and sensual pleasure
OUTCOMES - RAHU
Among the Believers 1932-2018 culturalist V.S. Naipaul = brilliant narratives of the Indic diaspora gave a living personality and erstwhile sense of dialectical purpose to the seething masses of the subcontinent.
[Rahu in bhava-9] exposer of belief systems and their inconsistencies
VSN caused an international furor as well as an international excitement. International  praise culminating in the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature, awarded for his critical writings on worldwide  spiritualized superstitions and ritual prayers [Chandra ritual] .
Rahu smoke + Ketu disregard
[Somana-yuti-Rahu-9] VSN was a great smoker ++ widely traveled, until well into his 80's. Somana-yuti-Rahu [= Ketu in 7th-from-Chandra] may have contributed his decades-long addiction to prostitutes, which he self-reported as a regular habit [Chandra habit] throughout his first marriage.
VSN's sympathy for the undulating timeless rhythms of the third world, with its fervent superstitions, deep ethnic hatreds, and extreme poverty were also beneficial to the exceptional quality of his literary oeuvre.
[Collapsing Ketu] = chidrakaraka
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]
[disregards political discourse conventions]
[eccentric idealistic publications]
[incoherent speculative planning]
[empty theatrical announcements]
[liberating abstract demonstrative discussions]
[scattered romantic mentality]
[Groundless boasting instructions]
[aimless self-reflexive discourse]
[disconnected flamboyant windy talk]
[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable father-figures, patrons, public spiritual guides Rahu-Kumbha-9]
[regenerating-mysterious Pūrvaphalgunī-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha] intuitively dispersing camouflaged secret empowerment assets
OUTCOMES - KETU
[Ketu in classroom-3] suggests a fragmenting, dissolving condition that unsticks the discursive cohesion of the mental status. It need not be crippling, but the sheer openness to non-consensus reality can be perceived as mental incoherence.
One may blur the lines between fact and fiction.
Can be a gifted writer of abstract philosophy, science fiction, or other eccentric genre which benefit from collapsing of conventional descriptive formats.
However, there is a tendency to disregard personal boundaries when discussing other people's business. Depending upon Surya, one may be perceived as a wingnut, gossip, or just the neighborhood windbag.
Naipaul's literary genius attests to the positive empowerments of Witness-Observer Ketu when He combines with other skillful writer-graha in 3
Ketu's disregard for consequences in matters of conversation, announcement, and discourse can create unsustainable narratives that sound plausible, but the information  lacks a factual foundation.
[Ketu-Singha] the unsustainable, implausible scripts = typically speculative, creative, romantic, dramatic, or political-gamesmanship.
Lungs  may be weakened.
7th-from-Chandra = Ketu + Guru + Budha + Surya
Naipaul remained legally married to Patricia Hale for 41 years. [Shani-2 delays 2nd-marriage] . VSN self-reported to his biographer that although enduring, his lifepartnership featured a remarkably dysfunctional sexual practice. Ketu-Singha occupies 7th-from-Chandra suggesting emotional disconnection in the first alliance.
VSN reported that he consorted with prostitutes and took numerous lovers, some of them for decades. Be his own account, he became monogamous only after celebrating a second marriage, at his age 63.
V.S. Naipaul Bibliography
Nobel Prize in Literature 2001
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