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  1. Budha in bhava-1 * digbala * narrative of body, self, identity

  2. Budha in bhava-2 * narrative of values, natural resources

  3. Budha in bhava-3 * narrative of cohort, siblings, announcements

  4. Budha in bhava-4 * narrative of mother, homeland, roots, routine

  5. Budha in bhava-5 * narrative of drama, politics, creativity

  6. Budha in bhava-6 * narrative of argument, accusation, pollution

  7. Budha in bhava-7 * narrative of relationships, contracts, deals

  8. Budha in bhava-8 * narrative of mysteries, unexpected force, sudden change

  9. Budha in bhava-9 * narrative of the father, the guru, the doctrine

  10. Budha in bhava-10 * narrative of leadership, governance, social order

  11. Budha in bhava-11 * narrative of economy, community, network

  12. Budha in bhava-12 * narrative of sanctuary, quietude, spiritual guidance

OM hrim krom aim grhanathaya budhaya swaha

Professor Budhan

parthya * para * nakshatrapathi


Vikrama-sthana * Bhratru-bhava


Mercury the Merchant * Hermes

Merx * Mark * Merch * sMargara * sMarjali * Marketa * Thoth * Enki * Nabu * Sabgu


in the third house


articulation of information

communications narrative of cohort, cousins, siblings, itineraries, tours, plans, schemes, reports, announcements, messaging, meetings, media


Book Publishing * Medieval European Woodcut


Book writers - 1895 ** Photograph of three Hindu priests writing religious texts in the modern-day state of Jammu and Kazimir. Photographed by an unknown photographer in the 1890s. This group of Brahmins, members the priestly caste, are engaged in copying out sacred texts from which they read as part of their duties at ceremonies and festivals. Brahmins may also act in a secular capacity as bankers or money lenders.

Rare Book Society of India * Text and image credit: Copyright © The British Library Board

Public Figures

Budha-Meza * explains new birth, first arrival, invention

Budha-Vrishabha * explains: treasuries, collections, herds

Budha-Mithunaya * karako bhavo nashto * explain, describe, diagram, announce

Budha-Karkata * explains roots-rhythms, familiarity, homeland, comfort

Budha-Simha * explains celebrity, charisma

Budha-Kanya * uttama * mulatrikona 16-20 deg * karaka bhavo nashto for siblings * explains logic, argument, procedure


Budha-Thula * explains justice, parity

Budha in Vrizchika * Kanya lagnesha * explains mysteries, secrets


Budha-Dhanuzya * explains ideology, philosophy, theory

Budha-Makara * explains the social order, law, consequences

Budha-Kumbha * explains economics, community-connectivity

Budha-Meena * nichha * explains fantasy, phantoms, imagination, spiritual guidance


Budha-3 = swabhava of Budha

Budha-3 occupies 1st bhava and 10th bhava from His natural bhava 3+6, lending support to careers in information management, writing, and commerce.

Budha-1 represents students, pupils, apprentices, disciples (Budha) mastering the craft of explaining and instructing about information processing, management, transactions, commerce, scheduling, group collaboration, writing, publishing, announcing, and signaling.

Talking, gesturing, reporting, writing, painting, tool-using, technology-applying, arguing, criticizing, explaining, instructing, training, short-term, near-goal travel and constantly interacting with others, regarding

  • the objectified narrated experience of business, commerce, short repeating sets of instructions, group-work, communications media, messaging, transactions, planning, transportation, transitions, procedures, collaborations, teams

  • "the business of business "; talking about talking

Auspicious placement for business process analysts, journalists and interviewers, anyone who talks or writes or uses hand-tools for a living.

Naturally suited to small-group process, teamwork, groupwork, ensemble performance.

Budha-3 is normally a crafty type of person. Enjoys quick and accurate movements of the hands, such as painting, sewing and needling, drawing and carving, cutting and splicing, knitting and knotting and netting, and many more varieties of artisanal handcrafts.

  1. Budha-Meza * handcraft of heat, movement, metals such as iron-smithing and enginework
  2. Budha-Vrishabha * handcraft of collecting such as manufacture of storage containers, manual harvesting, oil-pressing, perfuming, winemaking, fine-arts drawing and painting
  3. Budha-Mithunaya * handcraft of writing such as book-making, hand-printing, manufacture of stationery, pens, stylus, cinematic films, measurement apparatus, drawing of maps, diagrams and charts * My Inventions 1856-1943 Nikola Tesla drew hundreds of explanatory diagrams * Telepathy 1880-1949 Alice Bailey + Surya-yuti-Ketu wrote thousands of letters and 24 books.
  4. Budha-Karkata * handcraft of nurturing and the home such as sewing, cooking, canning, quilting, embroidering, knitting
  5. Budha-Simha * handcraft of radiance and celebration such as goldsmithing, ornament-making, fashion costumery, manufacturing of theatrical sets
  6. Budha-Kanya * handcraft of service such as manufacturing of health correctives, medicaments and remedies, instruments of cleaning, logical writings
  7. Budha-Thula * handcraft of balance and design such as architectural drawings, drawing up contracts and agreements, diplomatic messages, writing about relationships *
  8. Budha in Vrizchika * handcraft of recycled energy and instruments of plumbing the depths or mounting a sudden attack, such as manufacture of batteries and weaponry
  9. Budha-Dhanuzya * handcraft of philosophical humanism such as writing of sermons and sacred scriptures
  10. Budha-Makara * handcraft of bones and stones, such as stonework and masonry
  11. Budha-Kumbha * handcraft of networks such as manufacture of computer circuitry and scientific instruments
  12. Budha-Meena * handcraft of sublime perceptions such as writing poetry and imaginative dialog *Dialogue 1347-1380 St. Catherine of Siena wrote copious instructions for meditation and prayer

Splendid position for any type of commercial business especially media communications industry and production of publications.

  • Celebrity 1960-1999 publisher JFK-Jr was a young magazine publisher. Like Hoover, JFK-Jr would have (had he lived) entered national politics using Budha's governance-communications skills.

  • "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey 's communications success is legendary. She displays high-level skills in message production and corporate management, including a high capability for team-building.

  • Best Is Yet to Come 1949- designer Ivana Zelnickova Trump 's commercial success is due mainly to television selling (Budha) of her decorative products

  • Way of Zen 1915-1973 radio philosopher Alan Watts published 30+ books and delivered hundreds of radio lectures

Smart. Likes to talk and write one's ideas in a fast-moving, mercurial, communicative style.

Tolerance for and indeed some measure of cheerful, busy happiness within the world of repetitive scripted conversations , meetings and conferences, media production and "packaging" of information, short-term business travel, and the overall pettiness of daily life.

In swabhava, Budha-3 assists all forms of administration and task management. Expert note-taking, meeting minutes, handwriting skills.

Strong basic business skills, administrative and analytical capabilities. Helps develop self-made financial wealth , and self-focus in general. Skilled diagnostician, of disorders in physical body, environment, a building, a society, or a cosmos. Supports the mental skill of pattern recognition .

Communicative, twin-like relationship with a sibling . Mentalized sexuality. Strong libido but it fluctuates with the electro-magnetic initiating thoughts.

Karako bhavo nashto = too much sibling, too much thinking, too much narrative

"mental repetition".

potential to be manipulated by operatives and "handlers ".

There can be too shrewd too clever people in one's day-to-day environment, leading to deceptive talk for the sake of talk.

The daily schedule may be full of events requiring delivery of crafty mistruths. A sibling or co-worker is self-serving through their own cleverness.

As Das comments, "You are sometimes controlled by others with whom you have money related dealings or entanglements."

If Budha is dignified, an excellent memory and good earning capacity. Somewhat immature thought process; remains an adolescent in one's own mind.

Matches their immediate environment like a chameleon. Keeps up with trends and fashions. Knows what's currently being used and discussed.

Rashi will show the subject areas they most commonly discuss, but this native can produce abundant superficial conversation on virtually any topic, from the brilliant to the mundane.

Repetitive thought patterns center on mental matters: words and gestures; communications activities and policies, information proliferation, media outreach to young people.

Comfortably placed Budha in bhava-3 = manu-facture of objects of detailed communication through the craft of the hands


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Where the Thoughts do Linger

The bhava which is 3rd-from-Budha also creates a "landing pad" upon which the electro-magnetic initiating thoughts tend to dwell and linger.

Naturally, if graha occupy this "focus " bhava, the nature of the repeating narrative engagement with those thoughts will adjust according to the character of the tenant graha.

thoughts focus on third-from-Budha = 5 politics, creativity, children

politics, gambling, games, celebrity, attention, prestige, glamour, fun. Particularly, correspondence and conversation with political, dramatic, or gaming content

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters 1744-1818 Abigail Adams + Guru = diplomatically arranged reconciliation between her rather prickly husband John Adams and his prime adversary POTUS-03 Declaration of Independence 1743-1826 Thomas Jefferson. She finessed many a political agreement during her years of influence.

royalty, celebrity, fashion, courtly manners

  • speculative thought, speculative finance, gambling, games
  • investment into brilliant new ventures, personality-defining adventures
  • personal genius, origins of the universe,
  • Divine Intelligence,
  • children, romance and courtship ,
  • poetry, drama,
  • amusements, entertainments, stage performance, fun
  • "ways to get attention"

Das /Behari commentary * Budha-3:

"... indicates a strong link with family .

There may be some provincialism, and probably a more selfish approach. You want to enjoy life, and will achieve your objectives one way or the other.

During the period of Rahu, you become timid.

  • Somewhat timid, especially during Mercury's periods.

The 3rd house should be strong for good and successful speakers, poets, astrologers and writers etc.

  • ... successful if you can clearly express feelings and ideas. ...makes you a matchless doctor or judge.

  • Writing, printing or publishing is gainful.

  • If Budha is strong, you get good luck at 24th year; if it is of medium strength, at 30th year and if malefic at 36th year.

... fond of learning. You want to know about available approaches to sacred knowledge .

Cheerful, alert, watchful, inquisitive. You love to write and speak.

You befriend business people, learn their trade, then go it on your own very expertly, earning by clever thinking.

  • You are courteous.

  • You can be lustful or renouncing spirit.

  • You have clingy relatives.

You are sometimes controlled by others with whom you have money related dealings or entanglements.

  • In old age you become detached from worldly affairs.

  • You gain through brothers."


St Patricks Day, Dyblyn, 2014

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