"Man is what he thinks all day long."
~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
BPHS Chandra Mahadasha
see also: 9th-from-Chandra
Aum som somaya namah
Somana * Manomaya * Krishnaya
Dharmasthana * Margadaya * Bhava-9
Nanna * Anna * Di-ana * Inanna * Sin * Sinai * Selenê * Luna * Aah * Iah
the ninth house
comforted by catechism
"old time religion"
Philosopher Professor Pater-Noster Pundit Pope
familiar (Chandra) to the temple (9) * flow of faith
emotional sensitivity to global, philosophical needs
comfortably settled, nested, habituated to familiar rhythms of university, philosophy, ideology, sacred teachings, sangha, seminary, global travel, preaching, professorship, fatherhood.
Beliefs of the Mother
China, c. 1025, wood
|Public Figures |
Chandra-Meza * competitive, pioneering, forward-moving emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism.
Chandra-Vrishabha * treasury-hoarding, history-remembering, sensual-pleasuring emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism * uttama * mulatrikona 4-30
Chandra-Mithunaya * communicative, reporting, messaging emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
Chandra-Karkata * parental, sheltering, cultural-roots patriotic emotional sensitivity expressed via temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism. Bringing the local into the global.
Chandra-Simha * royal, celebrity, self-reflexive emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
Chandra-Kanya * service-oriented, logically argumentative, conflicted emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
Chandra-Thula * negotiating, agreement-seeking, diplomatic emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
Chandra-Dhanuzya* doctrinal, theoretical, patronizing emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
Chandra-Makara * orderly, dignified, regulatory emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
Chandra-Kumbha * populist, economic, community-networking emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
Chandra-Meena * charitable, visionary, spiritually-guiding emotional sensitivity expressed through temple preaching, university teaching, and global humanism
When Chandra occupies bhava-9 * the radical lagna = located in 5th-from-Chandra. One has a special affinity for 5th-from matters such as creativity, politics, amusements, games, fashion, and drama. The 5th angle is a signature of a uniquely intelligent agent, a creative game-player and speculator, free of conventional restraints. Chandra-9 nativities are often found in political and entertainment roles with a global, humanistic reach.
Furthermore matrikaraka Chandra occupies pitristhana 9 suggesting that the mother and the father share a doctrinal alignment. Whatever may be other stress between the parents, they tend to unify on matters of the paradigm of belief, including dharma (viewpoint), doctrine, sacred teachings, ideology, and theory.
Chandra-9 seeks comfort in catechisms of belief, articles of faith, interpretation of sacred scripture, university culture, professorship, and inclusive viewpoint. Chandra-9 is particularly sensitive to the needs of father-figures, professors, pontiffs, hierophants, indoctrinators, and guru-guides.
Matrikaraka Chandra is particularly sensitive to the needs of her own father She may be closely identified with him and his role in the world.
Definitive influence of Graha-yuti-Chandra
Anything which may be said of Chandra must be prefaced by a disclaimer. Professor Chandra is the soul of impressionability. He lives to reflect. Therefore, the characteristics of other graha yuti Chandra are often more in evidence than the underlying behaviors of Chandra Himself.
Comforted by Catechism
Chandra-9 needs constant emotional engagement with matters of ideology, philosophy, doctrine or theory.
Emotionally stabilized in environments featuring philosophical father-figures such as professors, preachers, presbyters, and popes. The mother is often a religious personality who holds a public role in matters of worship, theology, ideology, and doctrine.
Mother-figure * local rhythms subsume the global view
Chandra-9 denotes a distinctive behavior of the mother-figure(s). As always, much depends upon graha-yuti-Chandra. However typically and predictably, Chandra-8 points to a doctrinally rooted mother whose tenets of belief are grounded through a faith community that has notably localized characteristics.
Due to the awkward angle of Chandra in 6th-from-swabhava, Chandra-9 suffers a tendency to confuse the ethnic customs of a settled people (Chandra, folk roots) with the philosophical frameworks of belief which interpret a greater reality (Guru, wide wisdom). Thus the mother figure may be a "deeply religious" personality who finds comfort in the soothing rhythms of an ancient form of ritual worship, and who is specifically disinterested in the global, theoretical viewpoint of bhava-9. It is generally easy to identify the Chandra-9 nativity due to the obvious nature of the mother's bondage to her stabilizing catechism.
Parents, especially Mother, are Local, Applied Believers
The relationship with the parents can be conflicted with Chandra located in 6th-from-4th, suggesting disagreement (6) over matters of localized custom, rhythms, religions, and routines (4). Yet the mother provides a guiding wisdom.
The birth-mother herself is often deeply involved in spiritual guidance activities within the faith community (9 = 11th-from-11th, community of communities). Yet she may also be recognized as a type of applied religious philosopher who is able to discuss the local applications of her beliefs to situations of daily life (Chandra).
Rooted in the rhythms of belief
Membership in a faith community, profession of religious or ideological belief, and discourse on humanistic global culture may provide the emotional foundation of life.
Typically a sensitive, intelligent personality whose primary emotional experience occurs in the world of philosophical thought or conversation with the divine. Feeling of emotional safety when in the company of the sangha and during performance of the sacred liturgy.
Feels grounded when reading sacred scripture and purely philosophical texts, worshipping in a faithful congregation, and discussing the tenets of the faith.
Naturally, if Chandra-9 is disoriented by unsettling planetary rays, Chandra-9's emotional dependence upon the doctrines of received belief may also be affected.
Chandra in Bhava-9
Chandra in dharma bhava = 6th from Soma's natural residence Bandhu bhava = not always advantageous.
Deeply emotional need to adhere to an established doctrine.
Affection for religious instructors, priests, liturgical ritual, scripture, and the cultural environments of sacred worship. If one is a parent, the parenting behavior may focus inordinately upon religious adherence in the upbringing of children.
Soma in Bhava-9 = splendid placement for philanthropists, philosophers, preachers and priests.
Bhagya Chandra provides a globalized affection for children (Guru) and a sincere emotional connection to the Divine.
When Soma is well-disposed, Chandra-9 = a natural bhakti yogi who approaches all things religious in a mood of nurturing devotion.
However, should Chandra be ill-disposed, or with Rahu, the native may project unmet emotional need upon the framework of ceremonial religion.
Other expressions of Somana =
Profound emotional need for nurturing can overwhelm philosophically grounded compassion for all beings. Chandra-9 may be unable expand beyond one's own trauma.
Chandra-9 may assume a parent-child relationship to the religious teacher, when a more respectful guru-sisya role would be more philosophically productive.
Yet whatever the condition of Chandra in bhava-9, there will be a tangible love of humanity and some measure of progressive compassion, due to an inborn need for faith.
deepest habitual, rhythmic comfort is found in environments of bhava-9 such as
Sentimental affection toward
Mangala + Chandra in 9 makes the native rich, but prognosis is Challenge to craft a balance within the relationship to the father.
Needs professions of faith, taking vows, and ritual performance.
Spouse-partner = talkative, localized or parochial in orientation, often engaged in neighborhood activities or socializing with workmates, and quite a mentalized personality.
the native prefers a more professorial role of thinking big thoughts on matters of principle, whereas the spouse prefers the micro world of day-to-day communications and sibling-style relationships.
Chandra-9 ABSORBS priestly duties of ceremonial religion into oneself.
Masjid of Beema Palli in Beemapally, Kerala
|See more details of this powerful transit at Shani ashtamsha || |
Once every 29-31 years, enduring for a period of 2.3 years
Shani transits the 8th bhava counted from Chandra-9 lagna
Many interactions with educators, police, property managers, fencers, home builders and repairers, vehicle repair folk, and others concerned with home-vehicle-school or property boundaries.
These difficult and highly rule-bound events force adeeper understanding of the nature of physical, social, financial, psychological, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual security and protection.
Final outcome depends significantly upon:
Maternal, intuitive, emotional style of religious behavior. Much affection from the people. One-world love of children and wisdom. Sincere, heart-centered philosopher, but effectiveness depends on Chandra's lord. religious outreach to mother-and-child, elderly, weaklings needing care, the old ways.
If other graha support, may take up residence in the temple of a goddess or cultivate the religion of the Divine Mother. Likes religious ceremonies that feed and heal people. Wants to feed the world. Favors a guru who has assumed a female body, or a touch-healing guru.
Favors happiness through religious cultures which hold maternal embrace and nurturing love in the highest regard.
Spirit temple in Japan at Cherry Blossom time
Mother = guru and guide. A highly benevolent
influence for the native (barring unpleasant drishti etc.).
One may become deeply attached to the grandchild, but the fate of the children is less certain since matrikaraka in 9 causes adversarial emotional relationship to matters of (4) = house and home.
Emotional attachment to habitual rhythms of caring for grandchildren, puja, honoring (but not necessarily understanding) sacred knowledge, and habitual repetitions of festivals in ceremonial religion.
Often indicates that the mother has become the primary parent, and that her religious beliefs are at loggerheads (6/8) with the stability and security of the family home (4). Particularly if Surya is weak, the mother will be the primary advocate for the child and usually also the primary moral authority in the home.
The mother = doctrinal and philosophical, although if Chandra is not strong by rashi that concern with principled discourse can be minimally a show of public piety or conformity to received dogma. Typically the mother is well-educated relative to her society's standards.
If matrikaraka Chandra is well disposed, the Mother participates in the culture of ritual priesthood in the temple of worship, supports the core sacramentalism of her faith, and normally she also values the culture of university life, often forming the major impetus behind her child's success in higher education.
For Simha lagna, Chandra = lord of 4th-from-Chandra also, thus the maternal grandmother has the same ritually religious, scholarly or devout character as the mother.
A man may feel that his mother provides strong moral instruction, and overall fortune during his childhood. Adult emotional relationships are full of appreciation for the others' virtues. The one can even see the virtues of one's enemies.
A woman may see her mother as a protective, morally grounded instructor. The mother-daughter relationship is typically supportive and permissive. Mother and daughter enjoy equality in fellowship, while carrying on some tradition of knowledge or craft.
(Naturally the drishti of Shani, Kuja, Rahu-Ketu or a dushthamsha lord upon Soma will alter this favorable prognosis.)
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When Chandra occupies Bhava-9, the emotionally most difficult bhava becomes 6th-from-9th = Dhana bhava.
Emotional Suffering from
Depending on conditions in Bhava-2, Chandra-9 may experience affective difficulties due to disagreements with the family history, about wealth and stored values, about record-keeping, speech and song, and the public life of one's children.
giving more than one receives
| Marriages for Chandra in Bhava-9 |
spouse brings forth emotional content of native's bhava-3
first marriage is emotionally triggered and sustained by deep memories of 7th-from-9th = bhava-3:
second marriage is emotionally triggered and sustained by deep memories of 2nd-from-9th = bhava-10:
third marriage is emotionally triggered and sustained by deep memories of 9th-from-9th = bhava-5:
children, romance, amusements, creativity, winnings, games, politics, fame, wealth, speculation, theatre, literary and performance arts, divine intelligence, physical body heart, solar plexus - bhagya
Supplementing the material details of 3rd-marriage = radix bhava-9,
natal Moon in bhava-9 gives an emotionally romantic 3rd-marriagepartner
see also 9th-from-Chandra
"Religious, in a conventional way.
You follow the teachings of your tradition and practice helpfulness, sympathy and charity, but your attachment to worldly objects and sensual gratification is as conventional as spirituality.
You are comfortably situated,
You are lauded by the populace, wise-men, and the bard.
Fortune smiles on you since early youth.
Courage fluctuating with the changing Moon.
Ninth house denotes higher thought, science, philosophy and religion, long journeys and shipping affairs.
You are blessed with a beautiful spouse and obedient children, wealth, noble deeds, holy pilgrimage, fortune.
You are handsome; of sound physic and popular.
Enemies get puzzled and bow before you.
Devoted to God and the father; loved by the other sex.
You perform all religious ceremonies.
Charitable, strong and full Moon brings fortune by the middle age.
You will be devoted to divine and paternal assignments , will be endowed with happiness, wealth, intelligence and sons and will attract the other sex.
A jocular disposition and skill in three languages."
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