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BP Lama commentary Rahu Mahadasha
Traditional Jyotisha Remedial Ratana for Rahu
Rahu reaches maturity = age 48
Rahu occupies 7th-from-Chandra
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Raghu * Rakha * Rahuva * Rehula
Chandala * Karumpaambu
Jaya-daya * Yuvati-sthana
Head of the Dragon * North Node * Anabibazon
the 7th house
see also: Rahu in 7th-from-Chandra
Desire to Con-spire
La Bella di Tiziano Vecello (Restaurata) c. 1539
social mobility via important trading activities, such as:
ambitious trajectories of important alliances
Rahu drishti to 11, 1, 3 amplifies the economic-network (11) physical-appearance (1) and commercial-communicative (3) attributes.
seeks extraordinary (Rahu) privilege within negotiating, bargaining, deal-making, trading, advocating, peer-advising, agreeable, equable environments (7)
passion for peerage * paréage
seeks to be special and important in contract-agreement roles
disguised as a partnering figure
urgently ambitious to gain prestige via pursuit of justice, fairness, contracts, agreements and equity relationships
desire to be recognized as a match-maker, negotiator, partner, adviser, bargainer, balancer, counselor, equal, peer
fascinating paired organs, external reproductive parts
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 = Passion to Claim the (unearned) Privileges of the Class of negotiators, arbitrators, deal-makers, diplomats
Risk-rewarding Rahu teaching in classroom-7 diplomacy. He desires (unearned) recognition for exotic skill in equality, partnership, peerage * paréage
"As long as you have certain desires about how it ought to be, you can't see how it is." ~~ Ram Dass
The privilege-seeking ambitions of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 express via partnerships.
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 is fascinated by partnership and overinvested in human partners, relationships, contracts, deals, and trades.
One believes that all problems will resolve as soon as The perfect partner is obtained. The quest for the perfect partnership is never-ending. Spouse is likely a very strong, expedient personality.
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 suggests an unusual, exotic, extravagant, risk-taking spouse. Partner = poseur.
Spouse may display exaggerated need for privilege or grandiose expectations. Unwilling partner may drive the native to other mates.
Although outwardly a tame and somewhat scattered personality due to Ketu in bhava-1, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 invests great energy in pursuit of alliances which promise to advance His social entitlements.
Camouflaging, disguising Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 wants to appear as a legitimate, credible holder of status-rank in the class of beings =
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 takes on whatever guise is necessary to insinuate Himself into the desired relationships.
Craving to obtain by whatever means necessary (Rahu) the privileges accorded to diplomats, match-makers, equity-holders, negotiators, and partners holding powerful equity alliance with persons or corporations.
Ambitious, socially mobile Professor Rahu seeks privilege via "marrying up" or contract with importance personage
Alliance and negotiation provides the snake-hole aperture through which the ambitious Naga King slithers, slides, and springs upward.
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Rahu-Vrizabha * uttama
Rahu in Bhava- 7 * Let's Make a Deal
Elevation through Negotiation
Rahu in Bhava-7 alliance = privileges gained via contracts and peer relationships.
Often a dramatic rise from the station of birth via extraordinary or exotic marriage.
If Rahu-7 shares a rashi with other graha, several marriages are indicated and the most extraordinary, ambitious one should be identified according to the degree order of the graha in the cluster.
Unusual or expedient circumstances regarding the primary life partner and also regarding the business partners or political alliances.
Quest for higher entitlement via peer alliance, partnership, agreement, contract, deal-making, bargaining diplomacy, balancing, weighing, design, architecture, counseling, advising, equalizing.
Ambitious partnering instincts. Gets involved expediently and instrumentally. Self-elevation via risky alliances, deals, bargains, agreements.
Rarely satisfied with any human-to-human partnership.
Splendid placement for a saint who partners only with divine entities.
Full scope of effects depends upon which graha occupy bhava 1, 11, and 3.
Rahu in bhava-7 = craves a privileged trust - usually a major social step up, by marriage or diplomatically brokered agreement.
Passion to be recognized as an equal via bargaining and negotiating with those of higher status, although one has not yet earned the right to genuine equality.
Via Rahu's characteristic over-promotion, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 may enter an inappropriate marriage or contract that is "over one's head".
Expedient and instrumental alliances shape the identity of the Ketu-1 person. Strong tendency to be utilized by more powerful and ambitious Others, who may promote the native as a figurehead -- and when they are finished using Ketu-1 the native suddenly disappears.
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 wishes to feel specially "chosen" for a privileged role: permission to join elite interpersonal alliances, particularly to engage in privileged marriages and contracts.
Ambition to form partnerships with fascinating, privileged persons = to "marry up" .
yuti Zukra or another dhanakaraka such as dhanapathi-values-treasuries, may indicate amplified financial contracts:
A bargainer, wheeler-dealer, negotiator, contract-maker, facilitator, middle-man, or broker with a special propensity to enter into promises with:
privileged foreigners ,
those with very different expectations,
partners of a higher social status or power rank ,
partners from more powerful cultural backgrounds who may interpret the agreement in ways that are exotic to the expectations of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7
Engages in exotic or taboo-breaking counseling-advising relationships.
Due to these pressures, unless blocked by Shani, unstable and ambitious Rahu in 7 generally indicates several marriages
Via deal-making instincts, ambitious promises, and veiled concessions made during the bargain, one may end up in relationships and holding unsustainable commitments that are "over one's head".
Great Leap Forward via Alliance: Contracts, Agreements, Bargains
Generally, multiple marriages - but this prediction should be based on Rahu's planetary lord rather than the mere presence of Rahu in bhava-7.
Kumbha and Vrishabha:
In rare cases of intensive spiritual practice:
Rahu Risk-taking as a response to conflict
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 = 6th-from = bhava-2, might feel compelled toward illicit behaviors by a conflict with family history, stored wealth, hoards, or second marriage
As the great taboo-breaker, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 disregards customary moral boundaries and signals behavioral inconsistency of the spouse
Rahu the Rakshasa feeds upon chaotic and manipulative circumstances within the world of marriage, contracts, promises, trusts, negotiation, alliances, partnership.
Rahu the Mixer disrupts the customary habits of married life (particularly affecting exclusivity contracts), upsets the schedule of alliance negotiations, and makes one privy to a disturbing and possibly dangerous spouse or partner.
In the business partners and peer advisers;
in the process of making and keeping promises.
Les agents provocateurs represented by Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 = not necessarily an immoral influence. The agent desires to obtain privileged experiences via"leapfrog" without having followed the conventional proving steps toward social approval of"parity" (7 = matching, partnership, pairs).
Thus Rahu in 7 disturbs the existing orderly limits regarding:
Sexual partnership Rahu expedience
May have an exotic or taboo-breaking attitude toward sexual partnership.
Menstrual problems for women due to ovarian imbalance-seeking-a-remedy. Diabetic or other paired-organ imbalance-seeking-a-remedy.
The spouse is unwilling to enter alliance, or spouse has very peculiar sensual tastes, and sexual harmony in marriage is disorderly (Rahu) or deranged.
Rahu Mahadasha - Rahu bhukti = Rahu pratyantardasha
During periods of Rahu , a surreptitious intruder or poseur enters the realm of contracts and agreements and partnered interactions.
"Desire for Exotic Alliances "
Desire to challenge conventional boundaries of Marriage Union and Business contracts
attempted re-balance (7) annihilation or impending death (7)
Often an unusual first marriage, first spouse has convention-disregarding, taboo-breaking qualities
The spouse may disregard the legal conditions or emotional trust of marriage
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 may appropriate the marital privileges of another
Rahu "leapfrogs" to higher alliance status in realms of union, contract, and partnership, Often by "marrying up"
Rahu in 7 disregards marriage conventions according to which one should marry an equal of similar background and habits.
Amongst the very spiritually inclined, Rahu can also "marry-up" via an exotic union between a human and a deity
Smoky, gassy, oily qualities
Smoky, oily qualities of the partner or partnership.
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7:
Marriage Contract = the Perfect Disguise
Recently I have seen three nativities with Rahu-Kanya-7 that corresponded to life stories involving the recently labeled cultural phenomenon "living on the DL". Two were wives of DL men and one case was a DL male native.
Kanya = the unmarried virgin. Kanya = bhava-6 = dissolution of the marriage agreement.
Kanya signifies being un-yoked, not under contract, unmarried. Jyotisha literature often refers to Kanya as an unmarried female, but Kanya ruled by genderless (or eunuch) Budha really has no gender.
The Latinate term"Virgo" comes from the IE root"wi-ro" meaning 'man' or 'human', which later develops into English words like"virile","virtue","world" [wir-alt], and even"were-wolf".
Linguistically it can be seen that Kanya refers to both unmarried men and unmarried women.
DL = American English jargon = "down low".
DL = a historic but only recently labeled-as-such lifestyle whereby a man, for his own reasons, maintains two sexual lives.
His public life is shown to his parents, his extended family, and his official community including his religious affiliations and professional employment.
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 's primary identity is is validated by a heterosexual marriage with wife and family, and willing participation in traditional straight men's clubs, church, sports, etc.
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 appears to be handsome, successful, and"very married".
Shielded by this convincing disguise (Rahu) Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 also operates a second, homosexual lifestyle. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 may socialize and mate within an illicit (Kanya)"loka" (world) = a location that is proximate to but not culturally connected with the people or activities of the main identity.
Often, this loka = smoky (Rahu) rooms in underclass (Rahu) parts of town. In these outcast (Rahu) environments, men cavort with other men. They pretend (Rahu) as if they are not married (Kanya).
Men living a DL lifestyle share a relationship bond (7) of protecting each other's disguised identities. The mutual fraud (Rahu) is considered a bond of honor which allows participants to continue to enjoy the high regard of their ethnic community, while also pursuing the experience of intensely erotic, dangerous, and forbidden desires. When in public settings, they refrain from showing the traits that would reveal the nature of their alternative (Rahu) mating (7) behaviors.
Frequently the DL man is a model husband and father. Sexual relations in marriage may seem somewhat distant or distracted, and the man may have some unexplained absences, but in general a Rahu-Kanya in bhava-7 has composed a functional and effective argument (Kanya) which successfully rationalizes the rakshasic (Rahu) behavior.
(not dissimilar to a 'functional' alcoholic who successfully compartmentalizes his addictive behaviors.)
The wife, even if she finds out, may choose to 'save face' (7) and not expose the fraud. Thus the Rahu-Kanya-7 yoga = marriage partners who share a conflict that they cannot disclose to others .
outlier, taboo, foreign element
Spouse is an outsider or foreigner in some cultural category:
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 and their spouse both have powerful desires. Unstable partnerships unless Shani casts an influence. They like to take risks, both with each other and outside the marriage. High sense of personal entitlement may lead to an exciting or luxurious lifestyle. Partners encourage each other to take greater risks and cross more boundaries.
Not a karaka for fidelity, but an open marriage may be acceptable to both spouses. Helps successful business trade in forbidden or taboo items such as human persons or body parts, sexual services or paraphernalia, drugs of any kind (including beneficial drugs), stolen or contraband goods, unapproved or experimental practices, legal advocacy for foreigners and outcastes. Karaka for multiple marriages.
Foreign, exotic, or taboo-breaking attributes of the spouse. Marriage represents entitlement to satisfy a personal desire at the expense of social conformity.
Spouse and Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 may be externally successful in worldly life, but the spouses boundary-breaking excesses or foreign behaviors are a permanent source of instability and challenge in Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 's life. Spouse is inappropriate.
Rahu in bhava-7 is excellent for international business negotiations; spouse's diplomatic capabilities with foreigners is an asset. Spouse from a different cultural background, or was born geographically a long distance away from the birth place of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 .
Also good for careers in counseling/advising in multi-cultural and socially taboo-content relationships.
Das / Behari commentary = Rahu occupies bhava-7
"Rahu, being a karmic planet, creates much unhappiness in the Seventh Bhava.
you either suffer from genito-urinary troubles or are dishonorable .
Very often you have to face separation, divorce, or death of the marriage partner.
Fond of traveling, of changing your job, and of cultivating new associations - all with the objective of securing something for personal satisfaction.
Separation from the relatives and public slander.
Hostile to partner, furious, quarrelsome, sick, restless, malicious, strife, opposition and hindrance in every work.
Conceited, sensual and sick.
Trouble and difficulty in travel, rheumatism.
Frightened, irreligious, cruel.
Fast but without family happiness.
Luck through sinful acts.
Gain through dealing with others.
This Rahu is not a killer; but can cause danger to the people indicated by the bhava."
Rahu-7 marriage see 7th-from-Chandra |
Animosity and Conflict via Rahu-resides-7 =
6th-from jayasthana = bhava-12 =During Rahu bhukti if rogesha-6 from Rahu is strong, one may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by long sojourn in distant lands, dreams and divinations, unsavory manipulations of the ancestor spirits, enclosed rooms, and research into unknown subjects.
|Effects of Rahu mahadasha 18 years
Effects of Rahu bhukti Effects of Rahu
Effects of Rahupratyantardasha
| The most salient effects of Rahu in bhava-7 * passion for partnership* passion for partnership occur during Rahu mahadasha. Maximum outcome during swabhukti of Rahu-Rahu and also during the bhukti of Rahu's rashi-pathi. |
Also strong results of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 should be expected during each of the nine bhukti periods of Rahu which occur within the 120 year Vimshottari Dasha.
Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 generates urgent ambition to obtain greater social-material privileges via display of contractual agreement with sexual mates and business partners. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 usually seeks a major social step-up, by marriage alliance, political alliance, or socially recognized union.
The methods of expedient self-elevation for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 include"appropriation" of the instruments of bhava-7 such as promotion to higher social rank, equal partner roles, advocacy and representation of the Other, mate-figure behavior, or activities of bargaining, negotiation, match-making, deal-making, arbitration, mediation, or facilitation of alliance.
Although Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 has not yet *earned* the higher entitlements which are normally accorded to equal partners, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7 is motivated by a hungry desire to grasp these entitlements in a"fast-track" fashion. His ambition is boundless.
During Rahu periods, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-7's upward trajectory may involve fraudulent or irregular unions or alliance-seeking negotiations that are"over one's head".
Final results depend on the disposition of the ruler of Rahu's rashi.
file update: 22-Jun-2019
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