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Catherine Zeta Jones

nativity of Catherine Zeta Jones

Earthbody-Entry 25-Sept-1969

cinematic dramatist

commercial producer

Michael Kirk Douglas

nativity of Michael Douglas, dramatist

Earthbody-Entry 25-Sept-1944


cinematic dramatist and commercial producer * 1944 - * Michael Kirk Douglas

birth information from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Biographical details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha

born one month after

born 9 months before


Michael Douglas in 1969, the year Catherine Zeta Jones was born

Zukra Mahadasha * age birth until 14.8

25-Sept-1944 Earthbody-Entry * Zukra-Chandra period * Chandra rules 3-cinema

Surya Mahadasha * age 14.8 until 20.8

Chandra Mahadasha * age 20.8 until 30.8

1966 earns BA in drama from UC-SanDiego * Chandra-Mangala period * Mangala rules 4th-from-4th license, diploma

1968 begin film career (age 24) * Chandra-Rahu period * Rahu-3 cinema

Mar-1977 marriage-1 (his age 32; her age 19) * Mangala-Guru period * Guru rules navamsha-7 * R-K samchara Thula-Mesha contact Zukra axis

13-Dec-1978 Child-1 * Chandra-Shani period * Shani rules-9

Mangala Mahadasha * age 30.8 until 37.8

1980 severe skiing accident causes 3-year absence from films * Mangala-Ketu * Ketu absence

Janma SadeSati Kumbha Dec-1987 until Mar-1990

Rahu Mahadasha * age 37.8 until 55.8

1995 announced marital separation (legal divorce 2000) * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rules 6-accusations, divorce

2000 divorce-1 * Rahu-Mangala period * Mangala rules 12 = 6th-from-7th = adversarial to marriage

Guru Mahadasha * age 55.8 until 71.8

08-Aug-2000 child-2 * Guru-Guru swabhukti

18-Nov-2000 marriage-2 with Catherine Zeta Jones * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules navamsha-7 * R-K samchara Mithuna-Dhanushya contact Dhanuzya-Chandra

2006 awarded honorary D. Litt from St Andrews University (Scotland) * Guru-Budha period * Budha- diploma, Budha rules 11-awards for work accomplished

2007 wife diagnosed with bipolar disorder * Guru-Ketu period * Ketu in 2nd-from-Chandra = 2nd spouse

Aug-2010 diagnosis of terminal tongue cancer * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra rules-6 sickness* Zukra signifies pleasures, tongue mouth, throat

2011-2013 marital separation * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra rules-6

Nov-2013 reconciliation of marriage following a 1-year separation * Guru-Mangala period * Kuja-rules 7-union

03-July-2015 decease of Mother * Guru-Rahu chidradasha * during his third Sade Sati

Shani Mahadasha * * age 71.8 until 90.8

Distinctive features of the nativity

Michael Douglas with lifepartner-1 (married 23 years) Diandra Douglas

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka


Famous Dramatic actor (5)

Michael Douglas = child of two successful professional dramatists. Chandra-8 mother rules 3-cinema.

Surya-yuti-Mangala in the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra showing the defining career identity with his father. MKD's father = the widely recognized theatrical actor and progressive social activist Issur Danielovitch known by his stage name "Kirk Douglas".

His father Kirk Douglas was a well-known cinema actor and entertainment industry businessman. 10th-from-Surya-5 = father's career, containing Shani-2 indicates the father's enduring (Shani) face-and-eyes image (2) in cinema and television (Mithunaya)

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

Chandra rules Rohini lagna

Chandra-8 receives incoming, longevity-extending rishti from Shani, Guru, and Mangala

Rahu-3 occupies the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra , suggesting that both parents would be long-lived.

Both parents lifetime careers in drama = 10th-from-Chandra = 5. Mom was a celebrity actress and fashion figure; son naturally comfortable in the limelight.


Diana Webster Douglas Dill was a professional dramatic actress from Bermuda. She was married to MKD's father Kirk Douglas from 1943 until 1951.

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Mangala = ashtangata within 17 degrees of Surya

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Simha * many lights, many displays, much drama
  • Guru in bhava-4 * many roots, much owned property, many homes and homelands, multiple mother-figures
  • Guru-yuti-Budha yukta-karaka * multiple sibling-teammate figures

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Zukra moolatrikona * lagnesha * rogesha

Zukra rules Chandra in Purva-azadha

Basic Instinct 1944- drama-commerce Michael Douglas was raised partly in the gracious courtyards of the subtropical island of Bermuda. He enjoyed a balanced education due to Zukra-Thua-4; however Shani-12 proves the loneliness and isolation of boarding schools. Despite his father's celebrity-dramatist status and his parents' early divorce, young MK Douglas was benefitted during his Zukra Mahadasha (age 4-24) by pleasant foundational education, nice homes (4) and funding (11) along with friendships (11).

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

yogakaraka rules 9-10

  • Shani in bhava-2 * must preserve, have to collect, catalog, tell tales, speak-and-sing; cautious banking; tense or punitive family, chronic financial depression + eye-teeth , heavy pressure against speaking out; insufficient nourishment, desiccated preserved food
  • Shani-Mithunaya * old messages, old conversations, must signal with scarce resources

From Chandra-Dhanuzya lagna, sober serious structured hierarchical Shani rules

  1. the emotionally-motivated traditionalism, family lineage conserving, treasure-preserving, language-and-history remembering, acquisitive, genetic conservation of 2nd-from-Chandra
  2. the emotionally motivated information-delivering, evangelical, publishing, announcing, script-reading, reporting, conversational, process-managing communications of 3rd-from-Chandra

Shani occupies 7th-from-Chandra

Mr. Douglas' first marriage endured for 23 years legally, albeit his extramarital adventures became normalized (Shani). Although Professor Shani applies endurance in marriage

During Rahu-Mangala chidradasha, ex-wife-1 received a celebrated divorce payment of 45-million USD reflecting the lawcourt's belief that she had supplied a steady, decades-long (Shani) partnering contribution

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

  • Rahu-Karkata * mask of protective parental shelter
  • Rahu in bhava-3 * privilege via glamorous or unusual writing, reporting, news announcements, cinema, commentary, messaging, publishing; seeks a special, important explanatory, descriptive, or instructional role in commercial business, internet, cinema, or communications media. Opportunistic, ambitious sibling-cousin or cohort.

constant transformation of an opportunistic personality, due to a salient the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra -8

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu in classroom-9 * disregards father-figures * no barriers in doctrine, absent from teachings, vacuous philosophy
  • Ketu-Makara * incomplete hierarchy, empty rules, dissolute laws

dramatist, dancer, fashion model * 1969 - * Catherine Zeta Jones

birth information from Jones * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Chitra * Tvastri

  • QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 96.

BPL commentary:

For Chitra natives the condition of pioneering, direct, yang-energy, forward-pushing bhratru-karaka Mangala considerably affects the outcome.

Brother-figures, warriors, hunters, athletes, dancers, champions, challengers, inventors, explorers, dis-coverers, engineers, builders, drivers, drillers, diggers, exploders, aggressors, pursuers, and competitors may be especially influential.

Guided by instructors from civilizations of Spica.

"An expensive and luxurious person.

  • One who is fond of clothes and beautiful surroundings and revels in them.

  • She spends much money on jewels, perfumes, cosmetics

  • and her taste in these matters is expensive .

She likes to change costumes several times a day

  • and always look like an animated fashion plate .

Variety is the spice of life to this woman

  • and she will be inconstant and fickle in love affairs,

  • having many during her life and marrying often.

Many actresses, musicians, artists and opera singers have Chitra rising. "

Biographical details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha

born seven months after Friends 1969- drama-commerce Jennifer Aniston



Guru Mahadasha * age birth until 1.6

25-Sept-1969 Earthbody-Entry * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha

Shani Mahadasha * age 1.6 until 20.6

1973-74 begins dancing school

1987 (age 17) after serving as a young second understudy for the role, chosen to play key role in West-End London theatrical production (Westside Story) * Shani-Rahu period

core SadeSati Kumbha Mar-1993 until Jun-1995

Budha Mahadasha * age 20.6 until 37.6

08-Aug-2000 child-1 *Budha-Rahu period

18-Nov-2000 marriage-1 with Basic Instinct 1944- drama-commerce Michael Douglas * Budha-Rahu period * R-K samchara Mithuna-Dhanushya contact navamsha R-K

2002 wins Academy award for her widely acclaimed role in the film Chicago * Budha-Rahu period

Ketu Mahadasha * age 37.6 until 44.6

2007 diagnosed with bipolar-2 mental disorder * Ketu-Ketu swabhukti

2009 * moves with family to Atlantic island nation of Bermuda * Ketu-Surya period * Surya rules 12-retreat, invisibility

2009-2012 sabbatical from dramatic performance

2011 husband tongue cancer diagnosis (low survival prognosis) * Ketu-Rahu period * Rahu-6 disease, 12th-from-7th dispersion from marriage

2013 martial separation, due to illness of both partners * Ketu-Shani period * Shani rules Rahu-6 disease, 12th-from-7th dispersion from marriage

Zukra Mahadasha * age 44.6 until 64.6

2014 reunification of marriage and family * Zukra-Zukra swabukti

2016 family moves to upstate New York * Zukra-Zukra swabukti * Zukra rules 11th-from-4th, step forward in location

Surya Mahadasha * age 64.6 until 70.6

Chandra Mahadasha * age 70.6 until 80.6

Mangala Mahadasha * age 80.6 until 87.6

Distinctive features of the nativity



in 2003, expecting second child

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Kanya * Poshanya * Pushna * the nourisher
  • Surya in bhava-1 * center of identity, brightly embodied vitality, intelligence for competition, focus on appearance, eye on personality
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger
  • Surya-yuti-Guru * confidently expansive, bright teacher


her father owned a sweets-producing factory in Swansea

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Meena * comforted by rhythmic ancestral guidance
  • Chandra in Purvabhadrapada * comforted by expansive understanding * protectors of philosophical caretaking, charitable parenting, shelter for teachers, broad perspective on human needs
  • Chandra in classroom-7 * comfort in agreement, bargaining, deal-making, contracts

Chandra receives drishti from Mangala, Budha, Guru, and Surya

Her mother worked as a seamstress

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala in bhava-4 * drive toward transport, building, foundations, domestic conquests
  • Mangala-Dhanuzya * Mula * vigorous pursuit of humanistic worldview; push toward globalism

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

lagnesha * karmesha

mulatrikona 16-20 deg * Bhadra Yoga * digbala

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Singha * aesthetic of royal confidence
  • Zukra-12 * imaginative, spiritually guided harmony
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * gracious dissolution, dispersed beauty, sweet surrender, empty unions

Sweets-seeking Zukra in the emotionally conflicted and self-medicating 6th-from-Chandra suggests behavioral addictions or substance addictions (typically alcohol, but other conflict-numbing sweetening practices also)

The husband's bitter divorce-1, drug and alcohol abuses, smoking addiction (6) as well as his life-defining struggle with STD-transmitted (6) oropharyngeal cancer, have also played a role as agents of marital distress.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani in Bhava-8 * must transform the old order, regenerate while maintaining the system; cautious, conventional discoveries; chronic trauma patterns
  • Shani-Meza * nichha * old feuds, pressured invasions, old competitions, pressure in the head-brain, imposed competition, must conquer with scarce resources

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

  • Rahu in bhava-6 * privilege via glamorous or unusual arguments, conflicts, medicines, servants, accusation, injustice ; seeks a special, important role in matters of disease, injury, warfare, labor, unfairness, toxicity * Opportunistic, ambitious enemies. 6 is a highly successful location for boundary-breeching, risk-rewarding Rahu.
  • Rahu-Makara * mask of strict hierarchical order

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu in classroom-12 * well-placed * disregards fantasy boundaries, absent from ancestors
  • Ketu-Singha * incomplete entitlement, empty intelligence, dissolute brilliance
  • Ketu-yuti-Zukra * surrendered arrangements, empty promises, unsustainable contracts, unlimited music

Michael Douglas with Catherine Zeta Jones



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