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Karakamsha Simha-10 entertainments and politics; atmakaraka Budha communications

Immensely powerful chandra-mangala yoga receiving drishti of Guru

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USA communications Media Mogul

Agent of Cultural Transformation

Philanthropist, Educator

Oprah Winfrey

Earthbody-Entry Friday-29-Jan-1954


multimedia magnate, dramatist, healer * 1954- * Oprah Winfrey

birth data from * rectified by BP Lama * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Jyeztha * Kita

  • QUOTATION: Shil-Ponde. Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra .p 98

BPL commentary:

For Jyeztha nativities, the condition of conversational, discursive, explanatory, instructional, argumentative Budha may considerably affect the outcome.

Siblings, bandmates, team-mates, neighbors, managers, collaborators, publishers, messengers, merchants, reporters, writers, scripts, and texts may be especially influential.

Guidance from instructors in the civilizations of Antares.

"...independent, self-sufficient , capable, dignified, proud.

If she is not born in a wealthy or well-to-do family,

she will herself become wealthy through her own efforts.

In such case, her family will be dependent on her

  • and she will be recognized as the head of the family .

She is carefully canny regarding money matters .

Being proud, she has a tendency to dramatize herself

  • and secretly glories in being the pivot or centre around which her family affairs revolve.

She will, at some time in her life, occupy a very influential position

and be greatly respected."

Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha periods



Shani Mahadasha * age birth until age 8.5

Friday-29-Jan-1954 Earthbody-Entry * Shani-Surya period * Surya rules 10 and Surya rules the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Budha Mahadasha * age 8.5 until age 25.5

Ketu Mahadasha * age 25.5 until age 32.5

Zukra Mahadasha * age 32.5 until age 52.5

Surya Mahadasha * age 52.5 until age 58.5

Chandra Mahadasha * age 58.5 until age 68.5

Janma Sade-Sati Vrischika Nov-2014 until Jan-2017

Mangala Mahadasha * age 68.5 until age 75.5

Rahu Mahadasha * age 75.5 until age 93.5

Guru Mahadasha * age 93.5 until age 109.5

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


Oprah Winfrey 2000


Oprah Winfrey 2008

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Makara * Savitra * the stimulator
  • Surya in bhava-3 * center of commerce, intelligence for reports, announcements, descriptions, * brightly explaining, administrative entitlements, focus on communication, eye on management of messaging
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, radiantly descriptive
  • Surya-yuti-Zukra * confidently harmonious, bright bargainer, entitled to pleasures, radiantly diplomatic, self-reflexively attractive
  • Surya-yuti-Rahu * confidently opportunistic, bright mesmerizer, entitled to mix and mottle, radiantly risky

Surya rules 10 from Jyeztha lagna, and Chandra rules the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Vrizchika * nichha * comforted by rhythmic penetration of mystery
  • Chandra in classroom-1 * comfort in glowing incandescent embodiment, familiar with forward action, innovation, first-arrival, aristocracy, soothed by new birth, rhythmic movements, undulating personality
  • Chandra in Anuradha * comforted by resistance to danger * protectors against preventable damage, guardians of customary weapons, defensive invasions, regulated explosions
  • Somana-yuti-Kuja * Emotionally competitive, sensitive to brotherly figures, needs movement, feels like a champion

Chandra rules dharmasthana-9 from Jyeztha lagna ++ Chandra rules 9 from Anuradha Chandra

nichha-Chandra gives plenty of childhood polarizing catalysis with the mother, no matter the later-in-life compensations.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka


Ruchaka yoga

  • Mangala-Vrizchika * Swakshetra * vigorous pursuit of secrets; push toward discovery
  • Mangala in bhava-1 * drive toward embodied performance vitality, pursuit of competition, direct physical action, thrusting vigor, personality dynamics, energized muscular conquests
  • Kuja-yuti-Chandra * energized intuition, dynamic nurturance, masculine force joins parental care, potential for aggressive emotionalized actions

Mangala rules 1-6 from Jyeztha lagna ++ Mangala rules 1-6 from Anuradha Chandra

rogesha-6 Mangala for poverty, exploitation, social conflict, and servitude, slavery; with matrikaraka Chandra. Yet Chandra-Mangala Yoga signals great material accumulation via a Ministry of Service (6)

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Budha rules Jyeztha lagna

Budha rules 8-11 from Jyeztha lagna, and Budha rules 8-11 from Anuradha Chandra

Budha/Budha through Budha/Surya:

  • Winfrey reports an era of success in school but persistent sexual abuse from male relatives.

randhresha-8 Budha = secret sexuality in bhava-3= relatives. Rahu in this cluster gives destruction of culture boundaries. Budha yuti karmesha-10 Surya = attempts to use argument as a tool to maintain respectable reputation.

  • rogesha-6 Mangala + nichha Chandra = exploitation. Yes it is a wealth-producing Chandra-Mangala yoga but the emotional conditions of caretakers (Chandra) are aggressively (Kuja) exploitive as well.

  • Vriddhipathi-11 Budha = earnings in bhava-3 = announcements, journalism, media programming.

  • Surya-yuti-Budha + Zukra-yuti-Rahu = exotic beauty through attractive bone structure with Zukra-yuti-Rahu + karmesha-10 Surya in bhava-3 . Ravi weakened in Makara a weak rashi. Yet like all the Makara graha in this kundali Surya is greatly benefitted by Professor Shani in the uttamza, a career-strengthening 10th-angle from Surya.

  • Surya + Budha + Zukra = auspicious mix for speech and face as expressions of fortune . Rahu does good work in 3, 6, 10, and 11. Rahu makes this hyper-communicative messaging information-delivery cluster truly spectacular.

randhresha-8 Budha + dharmesha-9 Chandra = hidden childbirth (9). Move to home of her father (9) age 14-15 = sudden, forced changes of material conditions and psychological identity (8).

  • Randhra-induced forced change under auspice of Budha however difficult bears reasonably good fruit in the form of a self-reflective (Surya) narrative (Budha) of personal transformation (8). Sudden forced changes as the mechanism of self-discovery will become a marker of Winfrey's huge success in confessional journalism.

Budha + L-3+ bandesha-4 uttama-Shani = education completed (bhratrupathi-3 = 12th from 4th; bandesha-4 in dissolving 12th; Shani = necessity to work)

  • move to new city Baltimore for work (Shani) in journalism industry (3)

  • uttama bhratrupathi-3 + bandesha-4 Shani = siblings, cohort, relatives and home people. Establishes a Life Friendship (L-3) with a female peer whose attitudes and traits resemble family.

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Guru rules 2-5 from Jyeztha lagna, and Guru rules 2-5 from Anuradha Chandra

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

exotic beauty through attractive bone structure with Zukra-yuti-Rahu

Zukra rules 7-12 from Jyeztha lagna, and Zukra rules 7-12 from Anuradha Chandra

Zukra/Zukra =

  • establishes Life-partner Union

  • Syndication of TV show brings era of expansion and prosperity

Zukra + dhanapati-2/vidyapathi-5 Guru =

  • Oprah's Book Club + vidyapathi-5 Guru = personal intelligence, self-education; Guru in Zukra's bhava-7 advising and counseling (book recommendations)

  • Guru = 4th-from-Zukra = role of educator-parent

  • Guru in bhava-7 = favorable settlement of criminal lawsuits. Oprah was sued by the Texas cattleman's association for defaming the health effects of eating infected beef. She was judged not guilty.

  • Vimshottari periods of Zukra, in the bhukti of any graha which occupies 4th-from-Zukra, may be difficult in matters of parent-security love vs. partner-equality love. It is a surprisingly challenging period for intimate partnership that creates temporary conditions of restless insecurity and discontent with existing contractual terms.

Zukra+ randhresha-8 /Vriddhipathi-11 Budha =

  • "Angel Network" 11 = networks + funding for achievement of goals. The funding mechanism was secretive and somewhat mystical (8)

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

Shani rules 3-4 from Jyeztha lagna, and Shani rules 3-4 from Anuradha Chandra

After being birthed in the American South by a teenage unwed mother who soon left for the North, Winfrey's spent the first six years of life on the impoverished Mississippi farm of her maternal grandparents. Winfrey credits her grandmother's faith in Oprah's ability for much of her adult self-confidence. That confidence allowed Winfrey to cross many barriers and accomplish her goals.

Maternal grandmother = 4th from Chandra = Kumbha bhava-4 ruled by Shani = home, basic education, emotional security. Professor Shani operates in social invisible contexts when He resides in bhava-12. Yet in His uttamza where social justice and equitable terms of contract remain His highest duty, Shani remains highly structured. Shani is strictly lawful, and a bit imprisoning perhaps in Vyaya bhava.

As bandesha-4 in 10th from 4th, Shani representing Grandmother is a highly stabilizing factor; yet also Shani-12 indicates scarcity conditions, dark ignorance or superstition, and fear of the invisible. Winfrey also describes a harsh and what would now be considered abusive level of punishment, along with severe poverty, in her early years.

Shani uttama-amza rules 3-4 indicating every variety of advertising (3), marketing, sales, and business communication skills. Some loss of formal education through strong focus on pragmatic work skills in the communications industry (3)

uttama-Shani in bhava-12 for extraordinary discipline and commitment to social justice in communications media (3) and personal security (4)

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

chalakaraka Rahu = self-elevating desire to be recognized and privileged as a writer or messenger, missionary, envoy, apostle, who delivers important instructions and announcements.

Rahu in bhava-3 gives extraordinary desire for success in commerce, communications media May be a taboo-breaker in matters of communication and signaling.

Budha-Rahu period= Miss Black Tennessee pageant, showcasing Winfrey's remarkable poise and beauty in the bright lights of center-stage (Rahu-Surya) position.

  • Rahu in bhava-3+ Zukra + karmesha-10 Surya visibility + Vriddhipathi-11 Budha (gains and goals).

  • Intriguing, risk-taking, taboo-breaking capability to leap high out of the station of birth (Rahu) via skill to manage media imagery (3)

  • Her exotic/drama personality and speech skills attract radio news work,

Surya-Rahu period

  • Massive charitable (12) investment in a comprehensive residential school for orphaned So African girls. Both Surya and Rahu are governed by uttama-Shani (L-3-bandesha-4 = education ) in Vyaya bhava (distant lands)

  • Rahu = risky ventures, exciting leaps over conventional limitations, foreign influences

  • Rahu in bhava-3 = skills training, literacy (3), cohort

  • Rahu gives effect of the hugely profitable and achievement-oriented uttama-Shani in bhava-11 for global networks

  • End of TV contract (age 57)

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

chidrakaraka Ketu = self-deprecating ambivalence toward patriarchal religion, orthodox piety and guru-father-priest figures. "Witness " viewpoint gives cosmological neutrality in religious philosophy.

Ketu periods evoke wandering, weak boundaries , and disconnected uncertainty

  • nichha Chandra + Kuja in tanu bhava = highly empowered Chandra-Mangala dhana yoga (Winfrey will eventually become the richest woman in USA)

Ketu accepts drishti from Rahu, Zukra, Budha, Surya and Shani

  • Ketu = usually a scattering force. In a rare instance for Winfrey's nativity, Ketu gets motivation to get public visibility from Surya, energy and articulation to communication from Budha, beauty and relationship concerns from Zukra, and personal discipline with a powerful work ethic from the professionalizing 10th drishti of structuring uttama-amza Shani.

  • The prognosis for father, which would normally be challenging due to Ketu-9 while dharmesha-9 Chandra occupies Jyestha , improves a great deal because of all this supporting, enlivening drishti upon the chidrakaraka.

  • Ketu + bhukti of L-3-bandesha-4 uttama-Shani= move (L-3, 12th from 4th = loss of roots) to Chicago television journalism job (3)

  • During the hard-working and disciplined Shani bhukti, Winfrey produces an almost immediate ratings improvement for the failing TV talk-show into which she was hired. She begins to receive market share from the competition.

  • Ketu+ randhresha-8 /Vriddhipathi-11 Budha period = meets and exceeds projected performance goals. The confessional style of self-revealing secrets (8), public discussion of personal trauma especially sexual invasion (8) and the psychological healing goals of this intensely penetrating style of self-disclosure become the trademarks of Winfrey's forthcoming spectacular success.


Oprah celebrating the 2016 winter holidays with

POTUS-pair-44 Let's Move 1964- Michelle Robinson Obama and POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama


Oprah in 2016 with her close friend POTUS-pair-44 Let's Move 1964- Michelle Robinson Obama

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