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Drama and Song


drama-model, Singer, Dancer

speculated bi-polar disorder

three marriages, three divorces, no children

born one month after

born 2 months before

born 5 months before



Marilyn Monroe

a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson

fleshbirth 01-Jun-1926

fleshdeath 05-Aug-1962 (age 36)


cinema drama fashion-model * 1926-1962 * Norma Jean Mortensen a.k.a. "Marilyn Monroe"

birth information from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Arudra * Trinetra

  • QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra, p 93.

BPL commentary: For Arudra natives, the disposition of Professor Rahu considerably affects the outcome.

Exotics, opportunists, mesmerizers, charlatans, masters of smoke and oils, and fascinating, ambitious persons may be especially influential.

Guided by the forces of Orion.

Arudra Feminine Nativities are often the 'diva' type: mentally focused and sensuously fascinating (Rahu) but demanding.

"A critical fault-finding disposition is apparently conferred ...

Her disagreeable disposition,

coupled with a sarcastic manner and speech,

  • makes it difficult for other people to tolerate her.

Although she is extremely clever in her conversation

and many people will be impressed by her speech,

  • while still disliking her.

She is extravagant to the point of wastefulness,

  • but on herself rather than on others,

  • although at times she will be grudgingly generous
  • to those with whom she comes in contact.

She has weak lungs and should be careful of colds and coughs,

  • as there is a tendency towards tuberculosis."

Biographical events matched to Vimshottari Dasha


Marilyn Monroe age 18 * WW-2 magazine photo

Mangala Mahadasha * age birth until 6.2

01-Jun-1926 fleshbirth * Mangala-Rahu period

Rahu Mahadasha * age 6.2 until 24.2

19-June-1942 civil Marriage-1 * to policeman Jim Dougherty * two weeks after her 16th birthday * Rahu-Budha period * Budha rules navamsha-7 * R-K gochara Singha-Kumbha contact navamsha Chandra

14-Jan-1954 Marriage -2 * baseball champion Giuseppe Paulo DiMaggio a.k.a. Joe DiMaggio * Guru-Shani period *R-K gochara Dhanuzya-Mithunaya * contact radical R-K

Guru Mahadasha * age 24.2 until decease (age 36)

29-June-1956 * civil Marriage -3 ( Jewish ceremonial vow spoken 01-July-1956) * playwright, litterateur, critic Arthur Miller * Guru-Budha period * Budha rules navamsha-7* R-K gochara Vrischika-Vrishabha contact navamsha R-K

05-Aug-1962 fleshdeath (age 36) * Guru -Chandra period * Chandra maraka rules-2

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


Early stages of modeling career


Norma Jean Mortenson in 1946


Hollywood celebrities Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio in January 1954


Marilyn Monroe with Arthur Miller in London 1956


The famous Chicago vent grating updraft



The final, iconic look - cosmetically master-crafted over a decade of experimenting with surgical re-design, along with paint-and-poses. Still recognized worldwide more than 50 years after her fleshdeath

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

Surya-12 often indicates an invisible (12) father-figure (Surya).

The father of Seven Year Itch 1926-1962 Marilyn Monroe was consciously unknown to her.

Although a paternal name is mentioned on her birth certificate, Monroe claimed that her identity-transforming mother (ruler of 8 Chandra in 8th-from-8th) had identified several different men as being young Norma Jean's bio-dad .

According to Ms. Monroe, she never met any man who admitted to being her father. Instead, she fantasized that various movie stars were her real dad.

Her mother pointed to several popular cinema stars as the marvelous progenitor. Biographers have opined that Norma Jean's father was likely her mom's former shift-supervisor in a film-cutting factory. dharmesha-9 Surya in 6 would suggest that the bio-dad = a rank-and-file worker. Shani in 9th-from-Chandra suggests the blocked identity of father.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

Chandra-8 suggests a cycle or recycling of mothers. Ms. Monroe was raised by a variety of mother-figures including her natural mother, her mother's friends, and her foster-mother. She stayed with each of them for varying lengths of time, often shuttling between these three.

Chandra-8 rules 7th-from-8 partners. Seeking a parent figure. occupies bhava-8 taking drishti of Rahu may suggest her mother's unpredictability as well as her own. Her mother also married three times.


life-partner-1 = 7th-from-Chandra-8 = Karkata-2 * first life-partner is a member of her extended family (2) = military serviceman and local policeman (protective Chandra) the purpose of this early marriage was to protect her via custody of a husband (Karkata, Chandra) so that she could avoid the state-mandated foster-care system

life-partner-2 = 2nd-from 7th-from-Chandra-8 Kumbha-9 * Second life-partner is a father-figure (9). Joe DiMaggio was a celebrity athlete Kuja-9. According to Ms. Monroe, the marriage was short-lived due to jealousy. Kuja rules 6-jealousy. Guru-9 rules 7 suggesting a bona fide marriage intention despite the brevity of the union. Mr. DiMaggio was dedicated to her memory and sent roses to her grave until his death.

life-partner-3 = 9th-from 7th-from-Chandra-8 Kanya-4. Monroe's third husband was the distinguished playwright and literary writer Arthur Miller. They intended to start a family and she chose him to be her co-parent. (4)

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Mangala-9 provides a dynamic, sexualized drive toward entertainment arts and politics in 5th-from-5th

Kuja-9 is generally less comfortable for the father, and often indicates anger or aggressiveness of father

Finance economic gains

Mangala rules Arudha lagna Meza-11 containing Zukra

Kuja ruler of 11-Meza occupies 11th-from-11th suggesting a substantial income. She left an estate valued at approximately 1.5 million USD in 1962 dollars.

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

talkative, script-seeking, cinema-communications lagnesha Budha rules Karakamsha = Mithuaya-1 containing Rahu

Budha rules the musical, rhythmically scripted Revati swamsha

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

243. Dhatrutwa Yoga extraordinary generosity

yuvati pathi, dhavakaraka Guru in navamsha yuti Ketu contributes to three divorces before age 36

Guru rules 10th navamsha * globalism, compassionate perspective

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Zukra receives incoming drishti from uttama-Shani-5 connotes artistic structure, composition, sense of design movement costume

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Thula * uttama
  • Shani in Bhava-5
  • Atmakaraka = uttama-Shani work ethic.
  • Shani-5 in 10th-from-Chandra suggests an orderly, equity-seeking, contract-structured entertainment (5) career. She also had the potential to be involved with government at the highest levels (uttama-Shani).
  • Ms. Monroe was said to have been a diligent worker who practiced her dance routines and scripts in a disciplined manner.
  • uttama-Shani-5 rules 8 and 9
  • Shani receives drishti from both Guru and Rahu, creating a Guru-Shani-Rahu trine in 1-5-9 that radiates in considerable magnitude

randhresha Shani-5 indicates that despite her personal sense of responsibility and duty (Shani) the forces of unexpected identity change altered her public profile and sudden events surprised her both personally (Chandra-8) and professionally (Shani-10th-from-Chandra)


Guru drishti into putra-putrikisthana-5 is fertile, but blocked by uttama-Shani-5 * and Guru-Chandra in 2-12 angle suggests no progeny

Monroe was married three times by the age of 30. Although Ms. Mortensen had no living children, reportedly she miscarried twice and suffered an ectopic pregnancy during her third marriage.

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

  • Rahu in bhava-1 * opportunity-seeking Rahu finds His launching platform within the physical body's appearance
  • Rahu-Mithunaya * mask of messaging evangelism

ambitious Rahu-1-Mithunaya

drishti of Rahu impacts Shani-5 - Ketu-7 - Guru-9 - Mangala-9

"I am made of photographs"

She lived through an instrumental, expedient, opportunistic, fabricated personality Rahu-1. Upon the basic chassis of young Norma Jean Baker, the charismatic fashion icon Marilyn Monroe was crafted by a series of cosmetic artists, image managers, talent agents, professional handlers, and business partners. (Mithunaya)

Ms. Monroe (her stage name) was magnetically (Rahu) photogenic (Mithunaya). Rahu provides a sparkling, mottled aura coupled with a natural interest in communications media.

Legendary images feature various provocative (Arudra) poses, wearing various items of couture, displaying different appliances and layers of cosmetic paint. Underneath the veneer percolates Rahu's desire for the privileges attending the important person (1).

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

Ketu-7 marriage = "I will be whoever you want me to be"

Ketu-7 receives drishti from Rahu-1 + uttama-Shani-5

Ketu-7 uncertainty and disconnectedness regarding marriage partnerships

According to her own reports, she didn't know her first husband until the day they were married. He was a son of a friend of one of her relatives. The ostensible purpose of the marriage was to protect Norma Jean from returning to yet another abusive foster home and to relieve her relatives of worry in her care. He shipped out for military service shortly after their wedding; their communication was spotty (Ketu) and she lost interest in the venture long before he returned from service. Although both lived in Los Angeles, they never spoke. He eventually became a local policeman.


Marilyn Monroe meeting UK-Queen 1926- Elizabeth-2 in October-1956


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