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Rashi * Gochara * Bhava * Graha * Ratna * Nakshatra * Amsha * Varga

Great Generous Golden Guide


Imagination * Doctrine * Theory * Belief * Expansion * Generosity * Magnificence

BPHS , Ch. 3 Shloka 27

"Guru has a big body, tawny hair and tawny eyes, is phlegmatic, intelligent, and leaned in all shastra."


OM hrim srim blim aim gloum grhadhipataye brhaspataye vim ta aim ta swaha

Om Graam Greem Graum Sah Gurve Namah

Om jhram jhreem jroum sah gurave namah

Guru * Brihaspati

Guruva * Guraja

Vacaspati * Devapati

Ijya * Saptarishi

Vyazhak * Kayamanu


dharmakaraka * bhadrakaraka * gnanakaraka * putrakaraka

Jupiter * Dyeus-piter

Dies Pater * Enlil * Marduk * Zeus

Iuppiter * Jove * Thor



wikipedia: Brihaspati

Table of Guru transits thru 12 rashi: years 1900-2099

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Description Guru Transit via 12 Rashi

Brihaspati Herb * Bhasman

Regional Names for Guru

Brihat Parasara Hora Shastra MahaDasha of Guru

BP Lama commentary Guru Mahadasha

Planetary Yoga involving Guru

Guru = malefic or benefic?

19 Mantra for Brihaspati

Social + Intellectual Guidance = bhava-9

Spiritual + Divinatory Guidance = bhava-12


Matching Metal

  • In the Persian-Arabic-European traditions, and in Jyotisha, Brihaspati is associated with the yellow metal tin * stannum (Latin) * citraraJjaka, trapusa, apusa, gurupattra, hemaja (Sanskrit)

Brihaspati yoked with Other Graha

  • Guru-yuti-Surya pitri-karaka * multiple father-figures, abundant confidence, much radiance, much humanistic political philosophy-policy, large-scale dramatic radiance
  • Guru-yuti-Chandra matri-karaka * multiple mother-figures, much expansion of folkways, much humanistic cultural philosophy, large sheltering settlements
  • Guru-yuti-Mangala bhratri-karaka * multiple brother-figures, expansive conquests, much humanistic progressive-invasive philosophy, large-scale competitions, vigorous champion of doctrine and belief
  • Guru-yuti-Budha yukta-karaka * multiple sibling-teammate figures, abundant conversational messaging, believes in detailed communications, many announcements, wide scope of evangelism, much humanistic philosophy, broad viewpoint in discussions
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra sodarya-karaka * multiple sisterly-figures, abundant pleasures and treasures, much humanistic financial-diplomatic philosophy, large alignments
  • Guru-yuti-Shani atta-karaka * multiple elder-figures, abundant structure, many rules, expansive hierarchies and systems, much humanistic social philosophy, large-scale responsibilities
  • Guru-yuti-Rahu mizra-karaka * multiple mix-master figures, many impostors, abundant opportunity, big ambitions, craving for expansion, seeks promotional advantage via globalist philosophy, wide scope of privilege
  • Guru-yuti-Ketu upeksha-karaka * multiple disregarder-disperser figures, many disconnections, much surrender, abandons the humanistic perspective, large vacuums
  1. Guru-Meza * much movement, philosophy of direct movement, many competitions, pioneering beliefs, doctrine of conquest, innovative guidance, expands the scope of championship, multiple engineers and athletes
  2. Guru-Vrizabha * much treasury, many voices, many collections, believes in history, doctrine of values containment, financial guidance, expands the scope of voice-speech-song, multiple treasuries
  3. Guru-Mithunaya * much communication, many merchants, conversations about belief, doctrine of inclusive messaging, expansive evangelism, detailed guidance, expands the scope of management, multiple administrative projects
  4. Guru-Karkata * uttama * much shelter, many caretakers, believes in ancestral ways and rhythms, doctrine of ancient ways, expansive security, expands the scope of the local settlement, develops farms and gardens, multiple dwellings, many parent-figures
  5. Guru-Simha * many lights, many displays, much drama, believes in special entitlement, doctrine of intelligence and unique personality, expands the scope of politics, multiple games, many celebrities and celebrations, much drama, believes in creativity and special entitlement
  6. Guru-Kanya * much ministry of service, many servants + employees, much labor, many argumentations, logical guidance, much medication, exploitable beliefs, doctrine of humility
  7. Guru-Thula * many trades, exchanges, much negotiation, believes in justice, doctrine of contractual exchange, multiple alliances and arrangements, equable guidance, expands the scope of balanced design
  8. Guru-Vrizchika * much mystery, many sudden discoveries, believes in healing, many masks, hidden doctrine, transformative guidance, expands the scope of secret undertakings, multiple initiations
  9. Guru-Dhanuzya * mulatrikona * much philosophy, broad worldview, doctrine of inclusive diversity, humanistic guidance, expands the scope of belief, multiple theories, many sacred teachings
  10. Guru-Makara-Draco * nichha * much social structure, many rules, materialistic beliefs, doctrine of rank and structure, realistic guidance, pragmatic worldview, expands the scope of philosophical realism, multiple interactions with government and institutional authority
  11. Guru-Kumbha * much networking, many group associations, scientific beliefs, doctrine of economic linkage, distributed guidance, expands the scope of social participation, multiple communities and friendships
  12. Guru-Meena * much sleep. inner guidance, many imaginings, many dreams, intuitive beliefs, doctrine of esoteric understandings, expands the scope of contemplative awareness, multiple prayers and visions

  1. Guru in bhava-1 * dig-bala * much vitality, jolly personality, generous disposition, numerous identities, much jovial competition, many cheerful sporting activities, may signal expansive aura, tall height, or wide girth, embodiment of optimistic belief
  2. Guru in bhava-2 * much hoard, many songs, many stories, history, storage, several genetic lineages, much many accumulated goods, numerous languages, many voices, many valuations, extensive accounts and assets, family identity = growth, belief, expansion of the lineage , family identity = growth, belief, expansion of the lineage
  3. Guru in bhava-3 * many messages, much commerce, many photographs, many publications, many collaborators, many transactions, many tours, frequent business trips, many sales, numerous discussions, much detailed interaction, extensive communications. Sibling-cohort ensemble identity = evangelistic growth, expansion of message, more meetings
  4. Guru in bhava-4 * many roots, growth of homes and gardens, many diploma and licenses, abundant owned property, many vehicles and modes of transport, multiple caretakers and mother-figures, extensive lands and deeds of title
  5. Guru in bhava-5 * much creativity, many intelligences, many entitlements, numerous games, much speculation, many performances, extensive self-glorification. Children identified with paradigmatic beliefs. Expansion of politics, development of drama. Optimistic in romance.
  6. Guru in bhava-6 * much ministry of service, many ailments and physicians, much medication, abundant digestive imbalance, many grievances, numerous accusations, , extensive animosity and distress
  7. Guru in bhava-7 * many contracts, much negotiation, much partnership, abundant agreement, numerous alliances, extensive bargaining, multiple deal-making events, expansion of advocacy, fertile match-making, typically more than one spouse., extensive bargaining, multiple deal-making events, expansion of advocacy, fertile match-making, typically more than one spouse.
  8. Guru in bhava-8 * much secrecy, many sudden changes. many confidences, multiple trauma healings, numerous identity transformations, abundant initiation, extensive hidden assets
  9. Guru in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * swabhava * many and diverse doctrines, multiple beliefs, much preaching, broad understanding of teachings, multiple father-figures, father may be overbearingly philosophical, many guru-professor, much patronage, extensive worldview
  10. Guru in bhava-10 * many public roles, multiple diverse leadership duties, numerous recognized teachings, much respect, broad social visibility, extensive reputation, numerous obligations to maintain the social order, often a professor, preacher, philosopher, proselyte, presbyter, bishop, or priest
  11. Guru in bhava-11 * many friends, much networking, much achievement, numerous connections in social-participation groups, several large assemblies, numerous revenues, many social-material goals, extensive marketplace linkage
  12. Guru in bhava-12 * swabhava * many retreats, much divination, many hospitalizations, much private expansion, numerous ancestor way-showers, much interiority, much going on behind closed doors, extensive capacity for trance guidance

  1. transit samchara Guru via Mesha
  2. transit samchara Guru via Vrishabha
  3. transit samchara Guru via Mithunaya
  4. transit samchara Guru via Karkata
  5. transit samchara Guru via Simha
  6. transit samchara Guru via Kanya
  7. transit samchara Guru via Thula
  8. transit samchara Guru via Vrizchika
  9. transit samchara Guru via Dhanuzya
  10. transit samchara Guru via Makara
  11. transit samchara Guru via Kumbha
  12. transit samchara Guru via Meena
Guru stotra: "Devanam cha rishinam cha Gurum kaanchan Sannibhaam Buddhi bhutam Trilokesham tam namaami Brihaspatim"

Book of Proverbs

  • 4:5-7
"Get wisdom, get understanding:
  • forget it not;
  • neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee:

  • love her,
  • and she shall keep thee.

Wisdom is the principal thing;

therefore get wisdom:

  • and with all thy getting, get understanding."
Regional Names for Guru


Iupiter from Codex de Sphaera c. 1469 CE

Vrihatipati * Vrihaspati * Brahaspathi * Brhaspati * Brihattejas * Brahmanapati

Brihaspatigraha Bengali

Barkhasbadi Mongolian

Vyalattinre Malayalam

Viyalan Tamil



Citrazikhandin *

Devapati * Devapujya * Devapurohita * Devejya *

Dhisana * Diidivi

Dvaadazakara * Dvaadazaamzu

Gaura * Guraja * Giriiza



Ijya * Jyau * Jove

Jupitara Punjabi

Mahaamati * Mahendra * Naakanaayaka

Paarusya * Pracaksas * Prakhyas

Praakphaalguneya * Phalguniibhava * Phaalgunya * PuurvaphalgunI

Saptarsi * Suraguru * Surapati * Surejya * Surendra * Suri


Vaacasaampati * Vaacaspati * Vaagiiza * Vaagmin * Vaakpati


multilingual names for Guru

  • Germanic: Thor (thunder)
  • German, Yiddish, Dutch, Afrikaans, Western Frisian, English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Icelandic Jupiter
  • Irish I˙patar
  • Welsh Iau
  • Finnish Jupiter
  • Hungarian Jupiter
  • Old Czech Kralomoc
  • Czech, Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian Jupiter
  • Polish Jowisz
  • Russian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Uzbek Yupiter
  • Italian Giove
  • Portuguese, Catalan , Spanish J˙piter
  • Galacian X˙piter
  • Corsican, Estonian, Basque, French, Bosnian, Macedonian, Romanian, Georgian, Kurdish, Kyrgyz Jupiter
  • Esperanto Jupitero
  • Latvian Jupiters
  • Lithuanian Jupiteris
  • Albanian, Amharic Jupiteri
  • Farsi Moshtari

Latin *

  • Dies Pater(shining Father)

  • Jove

  • Lucetius (lux, light)

  • Fulgurator

  • Caelestis (caelo, sky)

  • Totans (thunder, Thor)

Greek * Zeus

  • Hebrew (Isaiah:11)Arabic, Syrian * Gad, Tzedek
  • Arabic Mushtarie
  • Uzbek Mushtarij
  • Turkish JŘpiter
  • Cantonese Moqsing
  • Mandarin Muxing
  • KoreanMoksung
  • Japanese Mokusei
  • Vietnamese sao Moc
  • Tibetan phur-ba, thar-ba
  • Burmese gyauu pe tar
  • Filipino Hupiter
  • Indonesian Musytari, Yupiter, Jupiter
  • Hawai'ian Dia
  • Tahitian Ta'urua-nui
  • Egyptian: Her-wepes-tawy
  • Sumerian Udu-idim-sag-us
  • Babylonian Kayamanu
GuruGoldenRoses.jpg Coeptis

"Juppiter omnipotes, audacibus annue coepti"


"on the Great Seal of the United States of America, condensed by Charles Thompson, designer of the seal in its final form, from Latin Juppiter omnipotes, audacibus annue coeptis " All-powerful Jupiter favor (my) daring undertakings," line 625 of book IX of Virgil's "Aeneid."

The words also appear in Virgil's "Georgics," book I, line 40:

Da facilem cursam, atque audacibus annue coeptis "Give (me) an easy course, and favor (my) daring undertakings."

Thompson changed the imperative annue to annuit, the third person singular form of the same verb in either the present tense or the perfect tense. The motto also lacks a subject.

The motto is often translated as "He (God) is favorable to our undertakings," but this is not the only possible translation.

Thomson wrote: "The pyramid signifies Strength and Duration: The Eye over it & Motto allude to the many signal interpositions of providence in favour of the American cause."

The original design (by William Barton) showed the pyramid and the motto Deo Favente Perennis "God favoring through the years."

BPL commentary: esoteric theory would claim that the radiance behind the Eye represents the guidance not of Jove but rather of Sirius "the Sun behind the Sun" from which signal-station the Earth's thought-intelligence is transmitted.

Direction Northeast = aparajita

movements in a northeasterly direction are forecast during many periods of Guru

Jupiter Brihaspati = devapathi ruler of the Gods. He is the teacher of teachers; the high-priest; the voice of Truth. His portfolio includes wisdom, ritual excellence, and joy.

Psychically , Guru indicates the native 's "permission" levels set at birth.

Karmically , Guru tells us what type of talent, gift, and privilege is stored in the akashic credit account created by generous actions in parallel lives .

Physically , Guru expands everything He contacts. He can change the size of the person's Annamayakosha the food body. When Guru sends a drishti to the lagna, for example, Guru makes the person look large . When Guru sends drishti to Chandra, the person is fertile.

Emotionally , Guru = relaxed and confident .

Socially, Brihas-pati = compassionate and generous.

Intellectually, Guru = omniscient Himself and a wonderful teacher to others.


Start Where You Are by Pema Ch÷dr÷n, page 89

"The main thing about this practice and about all practice is that you're the only one who knows what is opening and what is closing down; you're the only one who knows.

There's a slogan: "Of the two witnesses, hold the principal one." What it's saying is that one witness is everybody else giving you their feedback and opinions (which is worth listening to; there's some truth in what people say), but the principal witness is yourself.

You're the only one who knows when you're opening and when you're closing.

You're the only one who knows when you're using things to protect yourself and keep your ego together and when you're opening and letting things fall apart, letting the world come as it is—working with it rather than struggling against it."

Ju-piter Anc. Gk. = zdeus + pitar = zdeuspitar = Jupiter, father of the gods

from L. Iupeter , from PIE * dyeu-pitergod-father ...

  • from *deiw-os "god" (see divine + piter father...)

  • Cf. Gk. Zeu pater, vocative of Zeus pater Father Zeus;

  • Skt. Dyaus-pita heavenly father.

* worth-ship * worship (n.)
  • O.E. wor­scip, wur­scip (Anglian), weor­scipe (W.Saxon)

"... condition of being worthy, honor, renown," from weor­"worthy" ... + -scipe .

  • Sense of "reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being" is first recorded c.1300.
  • The original sense is preserved in the title worshipful (c.1300).
  • The verb is recorded from c.1200."


  • Chap. 84, shloka 10

"Contemplate of Guru, as yellow complexion and Zukra of fair complexion,

both with four arms, carrying a Danda, Akshasutra, Kamandala and Vara."


  • Ch. 7-13

"Jupiter rules

  • auspiciousness, virtue,
  • physical stoutness, prowess,
  • preceptorship,
  • deputation,
  • city, state (province),
  • gold,
  • bed,
  • conveyance,
  • position,
  • grains,
  • residence
  • sons."

Gospel of James

  • 3:17 (KJV)

"But the wisdom that is from above is first pure,
  • then peaceable, gentle,
  • and easy to be entreated,

full of mercy and good fruits,

  • without partiality,
  • and without hypocrisy."

from Koeln Sanskrit Lexicon

Guru =

  • heavy, weighty
  • heavy in the stomach (food), difficult to digest
  • great, large, extended, long;
    • long by nature or position (a vowel)
    high in degree, vehement, violent, excessive, difficult, hard
  • grievous
  • important, serious, momentous
  • valuable, highly prized; venerable, respectable;
    • m. any venerable or respectable person (father, mother, or any relative older than one's self)
    haughty, proud (speech)
  • A spiritual parent or preceptor
    • (from whom a youth receives the initiatory Mantra or prayer,
    • who instructs him in the Shastras and conducts the necessary ceremonies up to that of investiture
    • which is performed by the Acharya)
    the chief of
  • author of a Mantra
  • "preceptor of the gods ", Brihaspati; the planet Jupiter
  • The 9th astrological mansion
  • Mucuna pruritus

  • parents and other venerable persons;
    • a honorific appellation of a preceptor;
    • "venerable woman", a mother
    "great (with child)", pregnant, a pregnant woman
  • The wife of a teacher

Saptarsi (sapta-rishi) =

  • name of the authors of the hymn Rik Veda; the 7 Rishis
  • The 7 Rishis = the 7 stars of the constellation Ursa Major
  • "the northern quarter of the sky"
  • The planet Jupiter

Sura =

  • A god, divinity, deity
  • The image of a god, an idol
  • Al a symbolic name for the number `" thirty-three"' (from the 33 gods)
  • A sage, learned man
  • The sun {kSura}{svara}
  • Calotropis Gigantea

  • A wise or learned man, teacher
  • An inciter, propeller
  • The Soma-juice flowing from the Soma press

Sura-pati =

  • "lord of the gods "; lordship over the gods
  • name of Indra
  • name of Shiva
  • Indra's teacher, Brihas-pati
  • The planet Jupiter
  • "bow of Indra", the rainbow

Vaca =

  • speaking, talking
  • A parrot
  • The sun
  • speech, a word
  • The goddess of speech
  • A holy word, sacred text
  • An oath
Light Source P'taah "We have said that your belief structures create your universe, and so they do.
  • You create your universe absolutely.
  • You create your own reality moment by moment, even your physical body.

You create it, hold it together, recreate it microsecond by microsecond.

  • It is not really as solid as you would believe,
  • even those glorious cells called ‘fat'!

Not solid."

Commentary by B.V. Raman, from Three Hundred Important Combinations .

10th ed., Delhi, 1991, 1947.

"Malefics, Benefics, and Neutrals " p. 6 : Guru = malefic or benefic?


Benefic as ruler of 2 and 5 for Scorpionis,

  • 9 and 6 for Cancer,

  • 9 and 12 for Aries

Neutral as ruler of 1 and 4 for Sagittarius,

m alefic as ruler of 2 and 11 for Aquarius,

Gnanakaraka Guru

Karaka significations:

this list is adapted from Das

Wisdom, Protection, benevolence, affluence, fame, astrology, councilors, advisors, religiousness, belief in god, priests, teachers, judges, children, guardianships, charity, generosity, contentment, laziness fat, expansion,

  • largeness, devotion, faith, hope, higher aspect of intelligence, fairness, justice, honesty financial dealings, foreign affairs, god's grace in this world, honor,

  • lawfulness, master of knowledge and wisdom,insurance, legal matters, medicine, occult science, physicians, liver (purification of blood), morality, conservative, optimism, peace, opulence,

  • performance of sacrifices, perpetuation of established codes, philosophy, pilgrimage, religious vocations, reputation, trust, scriptures, Veda."

No graha treats Guru as an enemy, but Guru dislikes Budha and Zukra

Guru becomes sated with the heavy pleasuring of Vrishabha-Urisha. He moves sluggishly there, expanding material-resource wealth but unable to develop much wisdom.

In Thula-Vanika, Guraja does not expand fully because He is locked into contractual agreements which regulate social and material resource management. Guru is not harmed in Thula but His higher philosophical wisdom cannot be expressed in matters of legal contracts, diplomatic negotiations, and brokered deals. Guru is not a deal-maker: He presents the truth As It Is, without"balancing"and adjustment to human sensual tastes (Zukra).

In Kanya-Parthya, Brihaspati is constrained by Kanya's service duties. Guru expands the complaining, accusing, litigious qualities of Kanya but He can also help the medical genius of Kanya, by expanding health knowledge and developing medical treatment plans. When Guru travels through Kanya, one's may be able to further develop the skills needed for ministries of service. Guru can generate an ever-expanding task list.

In Mithunaya-Dvamdva, Guru's grand wisdom is drained off by chatty conversation about mundane topics. The day-to-day busy-ness of scripted communications sucks the life right out of big philosophy. The mind becomes fixated on short-term plans and daily transactions. Mithuna's channel is too narrow to accommodate Guru's wide perspective; wisdom is "packaged" in bite-sized portions for the short attention span.


many; much

  • Copiousness, copies,
  • multiplex (many layers), multitudinousness,
  • "Many-ness "

in the bhava --

  • the Lord of the Bhava must be strong to ensure the full expansion of Guru
  • additional graha sharing a bhava with Brihaspati will adjust Professor Guru 's scope
  1. Guru in bhava-1 * dig-bala= many personalities; much vitality; expanded flesh-body; great confidence
  2. Guru in bhava-2 = many languages; much memory; expanded storage containers; many knowledge lineages; many natural resources; generous family, more than one family
  3. Guru in bhava-3 = many messages; much communication; many sibling-cousins or team-mates; expanded commercial business; easy ensemble; much conversation
  4. Guru in bhava-4 = multiple mother-figures; many homes, easy schooling; many parent-protectors; much property, many rhythms, expanded roots; many vehicles
  5. Guru in bhava-5 = much creativity, great charisma; many students; much celebrity; large scope of political action; fortunate gambling
  6. Guru in bhava-6 = many problem-sets; much medicine; easy expansion of imbalances; many loans; many physicians; many servants and animals
  7. Guru in bhava-7 = many marriages; multiple partners, many contracts; many negotiations; much agreement; easy advice; easy balancing; multiple careers
  8. Guru in bhava-8 = many secrets, many surgeries; many identity-changes; multiple disasters; much money from the partner; much hidden wealth; easy understanding of masked, covered things
  9. Guru in bhava-9 = multiple father-figures; many beliefs, much doctrine; many professors, much philosophy; much preaching; much global travel
  10. Guru in bhava-10 = much leadership; many professions; easy executive decisions; much governance responsibility; large scope of social influence
  11. Guru in bhava-11 = many sources of income; much economic gain; many friends, many connections; large career
  12. Guru in bhava-12 = many spirit-guides; much imagination; many journeys to distant lands; much sanctuary, many bedrooms, much private prayer

Guru-yuti-Surya pitrikaraka = more than one Father or father-figure

Guru-yuti-Chandra matrikaraka = more than one Mother or mother-figure

Guru yuvatipathi in bhava-7 = more than one life-partner

Guru + Vriddhipathi-11 = many friends

Guru + rogesha-6 = many physicians

Guru-yuti-Rahu = many adventures

Guru + Shani (for Feminine Nativities) = multiplication of remarriages, many second-husbands


Guiding, teaching, ritual priesthood,

  • religious and philosophical education, sacred texts, wisdom traditions, knowledge of languages and history, scholarship and studies,

  • academic fieldwork (expansion), university culture, philosophy,

  • divinatory memory, understanding of symbols, knowledge of the gods and other worlds, transactions on the bridge between the material place and the astral plane, clairsentient perceptions, mystical visions,

  • psychic healing and intuition, preaching, temple and university professions, world travel, international undertakings, sleep and the sleeping quarters, sanctuary, diagnostic medicine (vs. prescriptive medicine = Budha) escape, expansion and development, divine children, monasteries and enclosures,

  • worldview, mediation and prayer, hospitals and anesthetic drugs, funerals, moksha, religious items, golden-orange things

  • Father (piter) - Priesthood, religion, truth - Santa Claus - Language - Generosity, charity - Abundance, wealth, expansion - Opportunity, growth, fat - Understanding, truth - Children, productivity, re-productivity - Optimism, hope, positive expectation - benefits, gifts - Wisdom (vs. knowledge, vs. information) - Teaching profession, guru - Humanistic education, opportunity, growth


  • paternalism, "Nanny State", overconfidence, all of the delusions of organized religion including self-deception under cover of religion, ritualism, scripturalism * worth-ship * worship of priests, Brahminism, punditism, misplaced optimism,"one size fits all" theories, oversimplified answers to complex questions, Pollyanna complex, schadenfreud; inflation, obesity, erosion of discipline, excessive permissiveness

Swadhisthana.pngBody Parts =

swadhi-sthana = 2nd chakra

  • liver

  • reproductive organs


The major endocrine glands:

1 Pineal gland

2 Pituitary gland

3 Thyroid gland

4 Thymus

5 Adrenal gland

6 Pancreas

7 Ovary (female)

8 Testes (male)

Wisdom The two rashi (signs) of Surapati are Dhanuzya-Haya and Meena-Antya
  • The portfolio of Sagittarius includes all Exterior - social-material - expressions of Wisdom

  • The portfolio of Pisces includes all Interior - psycho-emotional - expressions of Wisdom.


Traditionally, Language originates in the human structure, within the cave of Brahma = breath

The breath is regulated by the guru-regulated glands, Pituitary (regulates homeostasis, growth-9) and Pineal * pine-cone * (regulates sleep-12).

  • Do you see the elephant head of Shri Ganesha in the picture?

Jyotishi 1912-1998 B. V. Raman ,

A Catechism of Astrology, p. 39

"Jupiter must be the karaka for language.

If he is in lagna or aspects the 9th house, one will know several languages.

The second house indicates speech.

If Ketu is in the second, or the lord of the second happens to see the second,

then the native will become well versed in a number of languages.

The second house and Jupiter are the most important factors for judging linguistic capabilities."

BPHS Ch. 3, Shloka 27

"Guru has a big body, tawny hair and tawny eyes, is phlegmatic, intelligent, and leaned in all shastra."

Digha Nikaya 31:

Sigalaka Sutta, III

"Pupils should tend to their teachers in the following five ways:

  1. By rising to greet them,

  2. Waiting on them,

  3. Being attentive,

  4. Serving them and

  5. Mastering the skills they teach.

The teachers should similarly:

  • Give thorough instruction,

  • Make sure the pupils have grasped what they have been taught;

  • Give them a thorough grounding in skills,

  • Recommend their pupils to friends and colleagues and,

  • Make them secure."

nichha- Guru

B.V. Raman, A Catechism of Astrology . p. 33

"Q. 39 Is Jupiter's aspect in debilitation good?

Ans. -- Jupiter is primarily a benefic by nature.

  • Though he is in debilitation, he still retains his benefic nature and his aspect will be good though weak."

p. 27

"Q. 32 Is there any truth in the saying that Jupiter, posited in Aquarius, is equivalent to Jupiter in Cancer?

Ans. -- Brihat Jataka, Chapter 16, verse 6, gives this effect, though Saravali gives bad effects. The former is more authoritative.

  • Many things are beyond our explanation and logic and they should not be rejected on that score."

Psychically, Guru indicates one's permission levels set at birth.

Karmically, Guru indicates what type of talent, gift, and privilege is stored in the credit account created by generous actions in parallel lives and stored in the Akashic Record. This record is stationed in the Earth's magnetosphere and contains a holographic image representing all Earth Births.

Physically, Guru expands everything He contacts. Brihaspati can change the size of the person's fleshly annamayakosha * foodbody.

When He sends a drishti to the lagna, for example, Guru makes the person look larger. When He sends drishti to Chandra, this ray signifies that the person is reproductively fertile.

Emotionally, Guru is relaxed and confident in the process of increasing one's scope of understanding.

Socially, Brihas-pati is compassionate and generous toward other beings.

Intellectually, Guru is omniscient Himself and a wonderfully inclusive teacher to others.

Pancha Tantra, 5.305

"It is only the mean-minded who calculate in the manner that such and such is mine and such and such is alien.

For those of magnanimous character the whole earth is one family."

Buddhist Texts (vs. images)

~~ Generous Wisdom : Commentaries by His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV on the Jatakamala Garland of Birth Stories. (1992). Tenzin Dorjee (Trans.) Dudjom Rinpoche (Ed.).

"It wouldn't be bad if you didn't have statues, but it has become indispensable to have Buddhist texts which deal with the structured path to train our mind.

If you have Buddhist texts, read them for yourselves and to friends who visit. That way you can help others to understand Buddhist ideas.

For instance, it is interesting to read Milarepa's life story and songs. We find in them many enlightening lessons. Buddha's image alone will not purify us of karmic obscuration....

  • It is very important to study the scriptures. They are not to be just stacked up on the altar. They must be cultivated in our mind. ...

  • [we] take great interest in having the symbolic representations of Buddha's body, speech and mind.

  • I feel it is more important to acquire and read scriptures, the symbolic representations of his speech.

  • You can pay homage to them, you can make offerings to them; above all, you should study them."


Buddha from Nepal stationed in San Francisco - via Nyima Dorje Sharwa

Consecrated Vows

* * * Dedicated to Cho-khor Du-chen, Shakya-muni Buddha

14th Dalai Lama 1935- Policy of Kindness Tenzing Gyatso

  • Generous Wisdom : Commentaries by His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV on the Jatakamala Garland of Birth Stories.(1992). Tenzin Dorjee (Trans.) Dexter Roberts (Ed.).

"... Shakyamuni Buddha, even when he was a trainee on the path, was solely concerned in both thought and action with others' welfare. Whenever he found an opportunity to work for others, no matter what difficulties he faced, he was never discouraged.

He never hated obstacles and hardships encountered on the way. Instead, the difficult situations facilitated his being more courageous and determined to accomplish others' welfare. Just because he was so determined to work for others in the past, even as a trainee on the path, it is needless to say how much more it is so with him now as a completely enlightened person.

...We say this prayer at the time of taking vows:

  • I shall relieve those who are distressed; I shall establish beings in the bliss of enlightenment.

In regard to situations in which we cannot help others literally, we can mentally dedicate our body, wealth and virtue to them. Otherwise, we are just helpless.

While you give, do not expect something in return. Do not give to fulfill selfish motives. Do not be discouraged in giving. Generate the altruistic mind of enlightenment as best you can, and then give out of sole concern for others.

Having been reborn as human beings and having come into contact with Dharma, we know something about what to do and what not to do."


The Golden Rule, painted by Norman Rockwell, 1961 for the lobby of the United Nations Building, New York USA


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