born six weeks after
born two months before
born four months before
born five months before
honorary niece of
musical recording artist
a.k.a. Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Earthbody-Exit 11-Feb-2012 (age 48)
Earthbody-Exit 11-Feb-2012 (age 48)
balladeer, musical entertainer, fashion model * 1963 - 2012 * Whitney Elizabeth Houston
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitney_Houston * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotisha
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Uttaraphalguni * Aryaman * Bhaga * Falgun * Utthram
For Uttaraphalguni births of a feminine valence, the condition of radiant, romantic, intelligent, creative, idealistic, central, confident, gaming, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the paradigm of Surya-ruled Uttora, father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Denebola. Their purpose to brighten and glorify the divine intelligence through spectacular creativity.
Uttara-phalguni women are famously confident and willful. Monarchic entitlement pairs with aristocratic service via noblesse oblige. While much depends upon the characteristics of sparkling nakshatrapathi Surya, the feminine Falgun is often found in bright environments of royalty, celebrity, theatre, creative arts, amusements, and games.
Uttaraphalguni ladies radiate a profound love for living creatures, both wild and domestic. On behalf of the animal kingdom and its denizens, the women of Aryaman may undertake political activism. As righteous (and self-righteous) human mistresses of the animal world, their political style may include fiery displays of romantic idealism. They may collect animals.
Simha pada-1 features charismatic centrality and stage presence, focused into the physical embodiment. Pada-1 must hold the center of attention, whether in celebrity politics, entertainment and fashion, dramatic acting, or all three. Typically an elder husband and many romances.
Kanya Pada 2-3-4 = equally dazzling, idealistic, smart, and flamboyant, but more focused upon expressing the genius of the imagination. Often a splendid dramatist and performing musician due to nakshatrapathi Surya. Typically a younger husband and many romances.
Themes of political power, radiant confidence, and bright celebrity drama may contextualize Utthram's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Uttaraphalguni
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 95
"A joyous healthy disposition yet quietly so.
She is born to a family with social background
and loves to mingle with her friends in various social activities
She has fixed principles from which she will not deviate.
She prefers to choose her friends
She is efficient and adept at managing her home and her domestic life."
Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha bhukti
Whitney Houston in 1992 (WH age 29)
Budha Mahadasha * age birth until age 16.6
09-Aug-1963 Earth-birth in Newark, New Jersey, USA * Budha-Budha swabhukti
Ketu Mahadasha age 16.6 until 23.6
1981 high school diploma * Ketu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 9-guidance
1985 begin ascent into musical fame, hit recordings, video, and live performances * Ketu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 5-fame
Zukra Mahadasha * age 23.6 until 43.6
18-July-1992 exchange of vows in marriage-1 to singer Bobby Brown (WH age 29) * Zukra-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules navamsha-7 * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Dhanuzya-Mithunaya * contact radical R-K
04-Mar-1993 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Zukra-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 5th-from-Chandra
02-Feb-2003 grieved the decease of father * Zukra-Shani bhukti * pitrimaraka Shani rules 7th-from-Surya
2007 divorce-1 from singer Bobby Brown, alleging abuse * Zukra-Ketu bhukti
Surya Mahadasha * age 43.6 until decease age 48
11-Feb-2012 Lightbody Lift-off (WH age 48) * Surya-Ketu bhukti
26-July-2015 decease of WH's only child, daughter, Bobby Christina Brown * Chandra-Rahu bhukti
Salient features of the Nativity |
Surya in bhava-11 Dad was a military officer (Karkata protectors). He managed her career and functioned as a friend (11)
Chandra-Surya share a 5/9 angle suggesting a mutually supportive affinity between the parents.
Somana-yuti-Guru-Revati music. Her musical and dramatic performances appealed emotionally to a very broad (Guru) cross-section of the public.
Guru-Meena diversity with a doctrinal quality. Her musical style was admired by fans young and old, rich and poor, black and white, men and women.
Mom = the popular singer Cissy Houston. Chandra-yuti-Guru suggests that her mom's music also appealed to a wide demographic swath of listeners since she sang in several styles ranging from religious devotional church music (Guru) to drug-and-exploitation influenced nightclub material.
Chandra in classroom-7 receives incoming Parashari drishti from both disciplining, orderly, Shani-5 (suggesting oppressive entertainment workload) Drishti from sexualized, verbally critical Mangala-Kanya-1 also influences the mother's persona and her own marriage environment.
MARRIAGE emotional support partnership
7th-from-Chandra-7 = bhava-1 personality, physique
Kuja-Kanya-1 occupies the marital 7th-from-Chandra, indicating a physically active and critically-investigating life mate
Kuja rules 3-touring, entourage, writing + 8-crisis, sudden changes
Whitney Houston wrote much of her own music. * musical touring throughout career; entourage, ensemble drama; songwriting
lagnesha + karmesha
Budha represents the team, the entourage, the ensemble, the promoters, the handlers, the managers
Budha-Simha occupies the electro-magnetic emotionally adversarial 6th-from-Chandra suggesting that the greatest source of psycho-emotional stress. = the business activity of constantly producing musical performances, both live shows (Simha) and recordings (Budha), in part to support a legion of managers and handlers (Budha), was
Guru rules Ketu in the reputation-defining the emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra
Chandra-yuti-Guru expands both the scope of her musical reach and the number of her partnerships
Guru in bhava-7 suggests that the husband-figure (the first husband) displayed qualities of bargaining, negotiation, deal-making. He may be greatly talented in making arrangements, both musical and financial.
Guru rules the emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra.
Chandra-7 rules gainful bhava-11 suggesting that the partnerships formed by the multiple mother figures were fruitful Chandra-yuti-Guru
Uttaraphalguni lagna attracts many entertainers into the life, yet Whitney Houston's many mothers supported the talented young girl as she rose through the ranks in the notoriously exploitive entertainment industry. The nativity is naturally fragile due to constant volatility of randhresha ++ ruler of 8th-from-8th dominating the Kanya lagna. Yet to the extent possible, her many-mothers sheltered and protected a delicate flower.
Zukra-11 = her music had a notable community focus and expressed most vibrantly in larger groups such as church choirs.
Splendid dhana-yoga =
Zukra rules 2-genetics, ancestry * How Will I Know 1963-2012 singer fasion model Whitney Houston * scion of an African-American musical dynasty
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
Shani occupies the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically fruitful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra
Shani casts disciplining drishti into 7-arrangements + 11-profits + 3-commerce, writing, productions
Shani-5 in any rashi faces a peculiar restriction-obligation vortex: one must (Shani must) hold the center of attention (5, center) * yet it is not permitted to be special or unique (cold, dark Shani = anti-Simha)
Shani rules 5 + 6 ++ Shani casts drishti into 7 adds loyalty to the marriage contract, even when other pressures would erode the vow.
Houston famously suffered a challenging but enduring marriage situation which involved children (5) creative performance (5) drugs (6) and domestic abuse (6) among other features.
Shani drishti to Chandra and Shani drishti to Surya suggest that both parents were constrained to produce an appearance of social decorum and uphold a standard of public behavior, despite personal strain.
Shani in bhava-5 suggests that children constitute a heavy responsibility
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
Ketu occupies the emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra, suggesting an emotionally evocative image of dissolution, characterizing a tragic, martyred, public symbolic role
11-Feb-2012 Lightbody Lift-off (age 48) * Surya-Ketu bhukti Commentators broadly agreed that she suffered from exhaustion (Ketu).
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