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Karakamsha Simha-10 entertainments and politics; atmakaraka Budha communications

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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

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Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Jyeztha * Kita * Thrikketta

BPL commentary

For Jyeztha births of a feminine valence, the condition of conversational, discursive, explanatory, instructional, argumentative, commercializing, evangelical Kumara may considerably affect the outcome.

Siblings, cousins, schoolmates, bandmates, team-mates, entourage, ensemble, neighbors, managers, cohort, coterie, collaborative group, publishers, messengers, merchants, commercial agents, reporters, writers, scripts, plans, schedules, instructions, radio-television-internet, news-media, conferences, committees, discussions, travel itineraries, and texts may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Antares. Their purpose is to communicate a forceful, dynamic, healing regeneration via sexual energy transfer and discovery of secrets.

Penetrating Communications

Budha-ruled Jyeztha gentlewomen are typically outspoken, incisive and decisive, competitive, descriptive, and authoritative communicators. Thrikketta-born maintain a deep sense of mental seniority often leading to impatience with those less quick-witted .

Articulate and pro-active in their messaging style, Jyeztha are often accomplished writers in literary genre ranging from autobiography to committee reports, Kita-born ladies find a ready audience on topics of a hidden, undisclosed, or forbidden nature. Jyeztha women are also natural trauma healers, investigative journalists, forensic scientists, and detectives.

Ketta-born ladies wield a penetrating ability to explain complex human sexual and psychological narratives. They are often found in powerful messaging roles, where secret information is revealed by a skillful shifting of the interpretive lens.

Due to nakshatrapathi Bantering Budha, the skills of Zakradaivata include all of the commercial fields plus psychotherapy and recovery work, self-help writing, and training of healers. Thriketta-born may also be found in the verbal realms of transformative criticism and promotion of mystical renewal.

Themes of verbal contest, sexual energy transfer, and healing discovery may contextualize Jyeztha's terrestrial experience. Also applicable to Chandra in Jyeztha-Kita

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


Oprah Winfrey 2008

Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha bhukti



Shani Mahadasha * age birth until age 8.5

Friday-29-Jan-1954 Earth-birth in Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA * Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya rules 10 and Surya rules the emotionally dignified , 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

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Makara-Draco * Savitra * the stimulator
  • Surya in bhava-3 * center of commerce, intelligence for reports, dramatic announcements, creative descriptions * self-referential instruction delivery * confident handcraft, splendid technology * entertaining explanations * administrative entitlements * focus on communication * eye on process management * iconic messaging * bright center of discourse * brilliant gesturing
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational * bright messenger * entitled to discuss * creatively intelligent sibling-cohort * discursive father-figure * speaks and gestures in alignment with the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly descriptive * articulate in drama and games * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals, power-politics, poetic love, and romance
  • Surya-yuti-Zukra * confidently harmonious, brightly creative bargainer, artistic father-figure, uniquely intelligent sister-figures, entitled to pleasures, aesthetic expressions align with the spiritual rays of the Sun, financial politics, radiantly diplomatic, self-reflexively attractive features
  • Surya-yuti-Rahu * confidently opportunistic * bright mesmerizer * creatively intelligent culture-mixing * entitled to mix and mottle * ambitious father-figure * adventurously aligned with the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly risk-rewarding

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

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Vrizchika * nichha * comforted by rhythmic penetration of mystery
  • Chandra in Anuradha * comforted by resistance to danger * protectors against preventable damage, guardians of customary weapons, defensive invasions, regulated explosions
  • Chandra in classroom-1 * comfort in glowing incandescent embodiment, familiar with forward action, needs to feel the repeating pulse of physical movement, settled into the rhythm of invention, feeling for first-arrival, soothed by aristocracy, emotionally attuned to new birth, routine activities, undulating personality
  • Somana-yuti-Kuja * Emotionally competitive, sensitive to brotherly figures, needs direct forward movement, invigorates the undulating routine, soothed by pioneering innovation, 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 * proactive exploration * push toward discovery * champion of emergency action * champion of emergency action
  • Mangala in bhava-1 * drive toward embodied performance vitality, pursuit of competition, direct physical action, thrusting vigor, dominating personality, can dig , drill, dive, excavate, plumb, explode, explore (both physically and psychologically) dynamic innovator, lively push toward fast driving and speedy transport, energized muscular conquests, athletic body
  • Kuja-yuti-Chandra * invigorated feelings * 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-Makara-Draco * bureaucratic communications * articulation of lawfully orderly process * proletarian phrasing * delivers procedure for imposing rules * descriptive explanations of the social order * messages about governance * documentation of regulatory procedures * diagrams the hierarchies * status-conscious mentality * hands-arms-shoulders send normalizing gestures, conventional gestures
  • Budha in bhava-3 * narrative of cohort, siblings, announcements * discusses commerce, management, reporting, administration, describer of detailed information, explainer of publication, delivers instructions for books, scripts, lyrics, media-messaging, talks about communications, sales, marketing, advertising, manufacturing, process, collaboration, teamwork
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction instruction * articulation of radiant authority * message of willpower and charisma * confidently talkative father
  • Budha-yuti-Zukra * explainer of balanced arrangements * affinity for diplomatic, parity-seeking roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of balanced arrangements, articulation of equity in agreements, message of justice and fairly bargained contracts; songwriting , chatty partners, talkative sister-cousin-cohort, lyricist , talkative sister-cousin-cohort, lyricist
  • Budha-yuti-Rahu * explainer of thrilling risk * affinity for thrilling, risk-rewarding roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of ambitious desire, message of exciting opportunities, chatty foreigners and outsiders, talkative mix-masters

Bantering Budha rules Jyeztha lagna

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

Budha-Budha swabhukti through Budha-Surya bhukti

  • OW 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-Vrizabha * much treasury, many voices, many collections, believes in history, doctrine of values containment, financial guidance, expands the scope of voice-speech-song, multiple treasuries
  • Guru in bhava-7 * many contracts, much negotiation, much partnership, abundant agreement, numerous alliances, extensive bargaining, multiple deal-making events, expansion of advocacy, fertile match-making, typically more than one spouse., extensive bargaining, multiple deal-making events, expansion of advocacy, fertile match-making, typically more than one spouse.

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

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Makara-Draco * appreciation of authoritative status, likes architectural structure, attracted to officials and law, enjoys social position, pleasures of structure, hierarchical arrangements
  • Zukra-3 * pleasure of explanatory description, gracious messaging, enjoys commercial harmony, aesthetic instructions, feminine-figures (sisters, aunts, neighbors) dominate the cohort, appreciation of communications, aesthetic instructions, feminine-figures (sisters, aunts, neighbors) dominate the cohort, appreciation of balanced communications
  • Zukra-yuti-Surya * balanced roles in drama, appreciation for political display, theatrical negotiations, self-focused arrangements, radiant bright beauty * self-reflexive bargaining, sweetly confident entitlements, enjoys politics, negotiating father-figure, intelligently focused on trades, arrangements, contracts * arrangements according to father's choice or self-will
  • Zukra-yuti-Budha * * sweetened messages * gracious explanations * singing and songwriting * articulate negotiations * talkative sister-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort communicative arrangements * youthful beauty
  • Zukra-yuti-Rahu * sweetened adventure, gracious ambition, appreciation for exciting opportunism, masked negotiations, over-reaching agreements, exceptional beauty, enjoys cultural mixing * arrangements support diplomatic equity balanced with exhilarating risk, risk-rewarding contracts. A mesmerizingly (Rahu) attractive (Zukra) appearance.
  • Zukra-3 Kahala parivartamsha yoga * Shani-12

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

Sweet-seeking Zukra rules 7-12 from Jyeztha lagna +++ 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 bhuktis 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 bhukti 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-Thula * uttama * heavy old agreements * mandatory bargaining * strict rules for making agreements * vital energy compression stress zone = kidney-pancreas * rigidly regulated match-making * limitations upon socially approved partnerships * must honor the lowest-common-denominator in deal-making * common law for fair-exchange * must materialize orderly social justice * must work in structures of unyielding diplomacy * must cooperate with slow elderly counselors* must trade within statutory requirements * must continue conventional negotiations despite scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-12 * Structured, orderly, time-conscious sleep state. One must retreat in fear from the guidance of dreams and visions. Cautious, conventional fantasies; imposed invisibility; tense imagination, limited sleep, chronic resistance to interior wisdom; heavy legacy pressure against free channeling of clairsentient wisdom. Resistance to new prayers. Resentment toward changes in meditation practice. Intolerance toward unconventional foreigners. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as researcher, incarcerator, bedbound invalid, sanctuary maintainer, monastery or hotel worker
  • Shani-12 Kahala parivartamsha yoga * Zukra-3

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)

  • Rahu-Makara-Draco * shimmering illusion of dignity * craving for social status *mirage of elite identity * mask of hierarchy * mirage of privileged social position * over-reaching institutional leadership * fascinating laws and judgments * unusual claims to hierarchical rank * extraordinary status-markers * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of lawful responsibility, boss authority, regulator-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-3 * passion for communication * in swabhava of Busy Budha, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual writing, photography, journalistic reporting, news announcements, cinema, commentary, messaging. Craves publication. Desires a special, important explanatory, descriptive, or instructional role. Over-reaching in commercial business, internet, cinema, or communications media. Exciting, opportunistic engagement with process management, manufacturing, business administration, instructions, information technology. Trespasses cultural boundaries of cohort-conversations and evangelistic proclamations. Ambitious character of the sibling-cousin, collaborative team, or touring ensemble.
  • Rahu-yuti-Surya * amplified ambition to attain center-stage roles, magnified confidence, passion for exotic performance arts, trickster with dramatic flair, opportunistic father, flamboyant pursuit of social mobility, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of exceptional creativity or political genius, hypnotic charm, seeks privilege via bright celebrity, sparkling center of cross-cultural mixing
  • Rahu-yuti-Budha * amplified evangelism, magnified communications, exotic information, tricky signals, opportunistic siblings + co-workers, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of critically important details, hypnotic articulation, explanatory descriptions of cross-cultural mixing
  • Rahu-yuti-Zukra * amplified attractions, magnified beauty. exotic art-music, tricky partners, opportunistic feminine-figures, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of luxuriously lovely pleasures, hypnotic arrangements, gracious balance of cross-cultural mixing

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 bhukti= 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, barrier-bending, taboo-twisting 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 bhukti

  • 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

  • Ketu-Karkata * dissociates from protective boundaries, incomplete security, empty shelter, dissolute caretaking, not limited by customary routines, ignores restriction on farming, real-estate, disarrayed home-making, applies foundational protection to the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-9 * incoherent ideology, disinterested in the credenda; wandering worldview; absentee father-figures * no barriers in doctrine, disregards teachings, vacuous philosophy, irrelevance of the catechesis, ambivalence toward the power of principled conviction. One abandons the usual paradigm of belief, ignores the conventional understandings, delivers incoherent theory.

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

Ketu-bhukti 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 bhukti = 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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