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Literary Author, Spiritual Teacher

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Deepak Chopra, M.D.

Earthbody-Entry Tue-22-Oct-1946

We are not "physical machines that have somehow learned to think...[but] thoughts that have learned to create a physical machine".

~~ Chopra, Deepak (2009) [1989]. Quantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind Body Medicine. Random House. pp. 71–72, 74.


Ayurvedic evangelist, physician * 1946 * _____ * Dr. Deepak Chopra

birth data from * rectified by BP Lama

charts, graphs, and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Purva-bhadra * Aja-eka-pada

BPL commentary:

High forehead. The majority of Purvabhadra nativities are wanderers.

For Purvabhadra natives, the condition of prosperous, preaching, inclusive, broad-scope, philosophical, humanistic Guru may considerably affect the outcome.

Teachers, preachers, professors, patrons, ideologues, theorists, proselytes, philosophers, pontificators, pundits, pater-nosters, proponents of principled understanding, wise-ones, wizards, druids, and paradigms of belief may be especially influential.

Guided by patrons from the civilizations of Pegasus.

QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 88

"... high-strung and nervous in temperament .

They are not very strong constitutionally.

They are rather grave and serious in demeanor

  • and are more interested in the discussion of serious topics than in trivial matters.

they belong to the Mental Group and are by no means orthodox ,

  • preferring to arrive at their beliefs through a process of logical reasoning."

Biographical details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha


Surya Mahadasha * age birth until 1.9

22-Oct-1946 Earthbody-Entry * Surya-Budha period

Chandra Mahadasha * age 1.9 until 10.9

Mangala Mahadasha * age 19.9 until 17.9

Rahu Mahadasha * age 17.9 until 36.9

1969 diploma All India Institute of Medical Sciences (age 23) * Rahu-Guru period * Guru rules 4th-from-Chandra (intermediate diploma, not the final certification)

1970 marriage

1970 emigrate from India to USA * Rahu-Shani period * Shani rules 12-distant lands

24-July-1971 child-1 * Rahu-Shani period * Shani rules 5th-from-Chandra

1973 Board-Certified in MA * * Rahu-Budha period * Budha karaka certificates diploma license

1981 despite professional success, dysfunctional stress response creates self-pollution * Rahu-Chandra period * Chandra rules 6 toxicity, addictions

Guru Mahadasha * age 36.9 until 52.9

1985 meets business partner TM 1917-2008 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ; establishes Ayurvedic businesses * Guru-Guru period * Guru rules 2-11 gains-treasure

1988 started friendship with an influential person who transformed his life Thriller 1958-2009 Michael J. Jackson * Guru-Budha period * Budha rules 5-8 celebrity-reidentification

1989 Chopra becomes TM spokesperson, awarded Dhanvantari prize by TM 1917-2008 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi * Guru-Budha period * Budha announcer rules 5 prizes

1993 move to elite clinic in California * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra rules Rahu-4, opulent new home, celebrity clients

1993life-changing interview with "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey promotes his book Ageless Body, Timeless Mind * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra-10 high-visibility occupies 3rd-from-Chandra, interviews with mother-figure (Oprah)

1996 leave current job, start Chopra Center for Wellbeing * Guru-Kuja period * Kuja rules 3-commerce, 10-career

Shani Mahadasha * age 52.9 until 71.9

2001 decease of father * Shani-Shani swabhukti

Budha Mahadasha * age 52.9 until 88.9

Ketu Mahadasha * age 88.9 until 95.9

Zukra Mahadasha * age 95.9 until 115.9

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


Recommended Jyotisha-ratana for Kumbha nativities

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

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Vanika * nichha * Hiranya-garbha * golden fetus
  • Surya in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * center of doctrine, intelligence for patronage, brightly preaching, focus on beliefs, philosophical entitlements, eye on worldview
  • Surya-yuti-Kuja * confidently progressive, bright warrior, entitled to conquer, radiantly pioneering
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, radiantly descriptive
  • Surya-yuti-Guru * confidently expansive, bright teacher, entitled to philosophize, radiantly generous

Surya-rules Uttaraphalguni Chandra

Dr. Chopra's father was a cardiologist and his father's father (paternal grandfather) was a military sergeant. A younger brother is also a clinical professor of medicine and hospital physician.

Surya occupies the treasury-seeking and values-articulating 2nd-from-Chandra

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra in classroom-8 * comfort in crisis, familiar with catastrophic events, soothed by secrecy, needs identity transformation, rhythmic sudden changes, initiation, discovery, self-reinvention; undulating shakti-shocks
  • Chandra-Kanya * comforted by rhythmic remedial service
  • Chandra in Uttaraphalguni * pada 2-3-4 * Aryamna * comforted by dramatic, radiant centrality * protectors of celebrity entitlement, political theatre, glittering creativity

Harsha Yoga * Chandra rules 6 occupies 8


Marriage-1 is framed by 7th-from-Chandra = 2. The spouse has a fixed eye on capital wealth and genetic lineage. Such a spouse is often knowledgeable in matters of banking, history, values assessment, music, containment, and collections. The wife is also influenced by Zukra-yuti-Ketu which lends a peculiar yet shrewd detachment toward the native's partnerships, both business and personal.

Chandra-8 ruling Shani-6 is protected by both the Harsha Yoga AND the Vimala Yoga Protections extend to the realms of rejuvenation, identity change, evolution (8) and work in hospitals, enclosures, invisible terrain, including the worlds of meditation and dreams (12) Dr. Chopra's message has also helped to rejuvenate(8) the Ayurvedic medical culture in the western-leaning strata of middle-class professional India.

The normal prognosis for a brief life due to Chandra-8 is corrected via the life-extending Shani drishti into Chandra-8, into 12, and into 3 (8th-from-8th)

Shani lagnesha rules-12 and 12th-from-Chandra = bhava-7 career = public teacher meditation (12)

Chandra rules Karakamsha = satkona = health, medicine, treatment of imbalances

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Kuja-9 parivartamsha yoga Zukra-10

Mangala occupies the treasury-seeking and values-articulating 2nd-from-Chandra

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Budha rules Mithunaya Karakamsha = Communicator

Kumara occupies the treasury-seeking and values-articulating 2nd-from-Chandra

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Preaching mission to promot Avurveda doctrine, supported by Surya-Mangala-Budha-Guru in bhava-9 while Zukra-10 parivartamsha yoga Mangala-9

For any Kumbha nativity, Brihaspati confers considerable dhana. In Chopra's nativity, not only the normal abundance of financial 2-11 Guru is present, but also Guru ruler of 11 located in 11th-from-11th, forminf a highly productive funding yoga.

Brihaspati occupies the treasury-seeking and values-articulating 2nd-from-Chandra

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

The parivartamsha evokes not only Zukra-Kuja, but also all of the Thula graha-9. Endocrinologist and Ayurvedic physician Dr. Chopra is recognized as a major international teaching authority, writer, social networker, and businessman.

Possessed of a rare dual competence parivartamsha in both allopathic and Ayurvedic medical systems, Chopra developed an integrated interpretation of the historic vidya of Ayurvedic medicine within contemporary healing practice in western allopathic medicine.

Yogakaraka Zukra rules the cluster in bhava-9 professorship, principles of theory and philosophy. Chopra has significantly expanded the knowledge base of many allopathic and Ayurvedic practitioners and in doing so has widely influenced the understanding of body-mind healing in the North American and European healthcare systems.

Yogakaraka Zukra occupies the commercially oriented, publishing, messaging 3rd-from-Chandra

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka


Vimala Yoga * Shani rules 12 occupies 6

Shani-6 is owned by Chandra, casts drishti upon Chandra and Shani resides in the emotionally motivated community-linking, economically fruitful, revenue-regulating, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Shani-6 medical practice * Chopra incoporates the hoary traditions of Ayurvedic medicinal culture in context of modern allopathic practice

Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)

Rahu-Vrizabha* uttama 5 loves the limelight

Rahu in bhava-4 * glamorous cultural roots; seeks ownership of lands, building, farms, vehicles

Rahu occupies the wise and principled 9th-from-Chandra

Rahu-4 accepts incoming drishti from Rahu's ruler Zukra, further strengthening Rahu's ability to glamorize the Zukra-oriented graces of balance, arrangement, harmony, luxury, treasures-and-pleasures

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

Ketu-Vrizchika adds a mystical, dispersed quality to the public iconic image

Ketu in Bhava-10 * anarchy; apathy toward governing hierarchy


Dispersing Ketu occupies t the emotionally motivated evangelical communicative cohort instructive descriptive team-working administrative managerial announcing publishing reporting explanatory conversational lyrical messaging 3rd-from-Chandra

Super Brain 1946- Dr. Deepak Chopra

"Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath.

You will suffocate.

The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it.

Let go and it will be yours forever."


"an increasing ability to serve is the only reliable sign of spiritual progress "

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