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BPHS Rahu Mahadasha

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  1. Rahu in classroom-1 * passion for vitality
  2. Rahu in classroom-2 * passion for treasuries
  3. Rahu in classroom-3 * passion for communication
  4. Rahu in classroom-4 * passion for property, routine, roots
  5. Rahu in classroom-5 * passion for politics, celebrity, games
  6. Rahu in classroom-6 * passion for conflict, remedies
  7. Rahu in classroom-7 * passion for partnership
  8. Rahu in classroom-8 * passion for secrets
  9. Rahu in classroom-9 * passion for philosophy, preaching
  10. Rahu in classroom-10 * passion for leadership power
  11. Rahu in classroom-11 * passion for prizes, achievements
  12. Rahu in classroom-12 * passion for privacy

Aum ram ravahe namah

Om Graam Greem Graum Sah Gurve Namah

Professor Rahu

Raghu * Rakha * Rahuva * Rehula * Chandala * Karumpaambu

resides in

Dharma-sthana * Marga-daya

Bhava-9


Caput Draconis

Head of the Dragon * North Node * Anabibazon

occupies

the ninth house

iter

expedient ideology * shadowy doctrine

Ideologues, preachers of an exotic doctrine, fascinating philosophies

see also: Rahu in 9th from Chandra

craving for righteousness of belief

Desire for Doctrine

Social Importance achieved via ambitious trajectories of theory, ideology, paradigms of belief


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A Greek Orthodox Syrian woman prays inside a chapel.. Damascus, Syria 2011

"As long as you have certain desires about how it ought to be, you can't see how it is." ~~

Be Here Now 1931- Baba Ram Dass

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Rahu drishti to 1, 3, 5 amplifies the physical-appearance (1) cohort-communicative (3) and celebrity-creative (5) ) attributes.

Holiness-craving, righteousness-craving, advantage from pious display

seeks extraordinary (Rahu) privilege within doctrinal, divine, ideological, global, humanistic, professorial, patriarchal environments (9)

power via endorsement of ideas and patronage

special and important in doctrinal, professorial roles

urgently ambitious pontifical preaching on matters of theory and theology, divinity, higher principle

disguised as a paternal figure

prestige sought via priesthood, professorship, philosophy, proselytism, pomp-and-circumstance, temple discourse, world travel, ideology and dogma

patron of the sangha

Pitri Dosha: casts a dramatic shadow over the father, father-figures, preachers, proselytizers, pontiffs, presbyters, popes, patriarchs, guru-figures, politicians, high-priests, catechists, and indoctrinators. These characters suffer from amplified, exaggerated, and expedient but falsified displays of dogmatism and self-righteousness. The father or the guru may be an impostor. In cultures where male ancestors are worshipped, pitri dosha suggests irregularity in expressions of ceremonial respect to the male ancestors (shraddha).

desire to be recognized as a father-figure, patriarch, pope

fascinating pelvis, sacral plexus


Social mobility achieved via important

  • paradigms of belief, catechism, doctrine, sacred teachings
  • father-figure, pater-noster, papa-pope, patriarchal authority
  • philosophy, worldview, dharma, theory, wisdom, higher understandings
  • humanism, global scope, world travel
  • university, professor, indoctrinator, preacher

Elevation via Pontification

Passionate, uprising Rahu in Bhava-9 preaching = privileges gained via priesthood, professorship, punditry, presbyters, pontiff, pulpit, paternal roles, puja.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 is overinvested in professorship, fatherhood, guru, pontiff, preaching, doctrine. In the desire to obtain privilege of recognition from the philosophical caste, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 has a tendency to falsify, pad, or overstate the advanced credentials in globalized, university or high-priest environments.

Often a dramatic rise from the station of birth via extraordinary or exotic doctrinal philosophies or world travel.

  • Unusual circumstances regarding the father.

  • Unorthodox beliefs and teachings.

  • Foreign guru or exotic pujari-priests.

Charismatic but expedient Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 craves a pulpit from which to preach the holy word.

Rahu the Pretender can indicate fraudulent priests, exotic guru figures, or misuse of religious passions for political purposes.

Take care with Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9's ambitious urge to pontificate and preach.

Although located in wise dharmasthana, Rahu is not interested in conventional, step-wise path toward understanding the structure of the dharma.

Rather, Rahu is interested in rising to a higher station of social privilege via the means at his disposal, the means provided by His bhava. Rahu always has an ulterior motive.


Ambitious desire to be recognized for the exceptional qualities of one's preacher-teacher performance.

Quest for higher entitlements via inspirational sermons and inspirational song, via temple discourse, breadth of professorial discourse, exposition of theory and theology, expansive worldviews, world travel

  • How Will I Know 1963-2012 Whitney Houston had Chandra in Revati * Her religious-devotional musical performance was reckoned inspirational to a wide variety of audiences (Mithunaya audience), yet it was distinctively framed in the African-American Christian worship tradition of her upbringing. Thus the Rahu quality of cultural mixing between black-and-white religious cultures enhanced her entertainment career (9 = 5th-from-5th). Rahu-9 drishti to 1-appearance 3-writing, touring, fashion-modeling 5-theatrical performance.

Recognition sought: Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 wants to appear as a legitimate, credible holder of status-rank in the class of beings =

  • priests of the patriarchal religions

  • professor, preacher, presbyter,

  • father, pitri, patrician, pater-noster, pontiff, pujari, pandita

  • rabbi, imam, honen, kohen, kahuna, lama,

  • wise-one, wizard,

  • great teacher, grandfather,

  • knower of sacred scripture, exegete, hierophant, sacerdote,

  • temple-keeper, holy ritualist,

  • dharma-holder, religious scholar, disseminator of Truth

If Guru or dharmesha-9 = strong, Rahu may take whatever risks are necessary to achieve membership in this class of beings.

  • Telepathy 1880-1949 Alice Bailey *Rahu-Dhanushya-9 ruler Guru-12-Meena. A former evangelical Christian missionary, she developed an esoteric (12, out-of-earth) interpretation of sacred doctrine (9) which was essentially invisible (12) to the canonical doctrine of mainstream religion within her western Euro culture. Also, Mrs. Bailey reported that from the time of her birth until the time of his death (her age 8) her engineer father was concerned with his international business, and he almost entirely ignored her. Dharmesha-9 in 12.

Amplification of the inspirational ideals, often at the expense of the practical commercial skills.

Professor Rahu preaching in bhava-9 believes that one has been chosen to promote inspirational wisdom.

Smoky, oily Rahu in the place of holy worship:

The huge censer Botafumeriro at the end of the Camino, in the Cathedral of Saint James * Sant Iago Compostela

Ketu in bhava-3 = Rahu in bhava-9

Ketu in bhava-3 chidrakaraka

  • General difficulties in getting published, even when the writing is excellent. Ambivalence toward media publications, journalism, making announcements and delivering messages, plans and schedules, staff meetings, neighbors, scripted repetitive daily talk , mental narrative, writing, and team-communications.

  • Yet unrestricted access to all varieties of publication, messaging technology. No-barriers freedom to deliver any type of slogan, song, instruction, report or announcement.

  • Frequent and barrier-free short-term travels such as holiday, business trip, scheduled tours. Disperses the fraternity; breaks up the team; cracks up the cohort.

  • Joins and leaves numerous configurations of the collaborative group. Scatters siblings; often no sibling. In place of fleshly siblings, psychic brothers appear - cohere - then dissolve - then another cohort appears.

  • Spacey mentality. Channels the vibration of the cohort without ego-membrane interference. of others without restriction.

Rahu in bhava-9 chalakaraka

  • Urgent Ambition to"get ahead" via the privileges accorded to elite figures of patriarchal religion (9) including priests, pujari, father-figures; oracles of the deity; wise world travelers; scholar-professors of sacred wisdom; and important pulpits and preachers.

  • May become a global-scale figure associated with an inspirational movement in religion or philosophical worldview . Craves the prestige of internationalism, religious ceremony, public piety, high doctrine, punditry, pontification, universities, temples.

Public Figures


Rahu-Meza

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Rahu-Vrizabha * uttama


Rahu-Mithunaya


Rahu-Karkata


Rahu-Singha


Rahu-Kanya


Rahu-Thula


Rahu-Vrizchika


Rahu-Dhanuzya


Rahu-Makara


Rahu-Kumbha = swakshetra


Rahu-Meena


  • Satya Sai Baba (Puttaparthy) + Soma

  • dramatist Jodie Foster

  • singer, songwriter Eric Clapton

  • oceanographic explorer Jacques Cousteau = Karkata

Rahu's passageway is the Quest for Holiness

Holiness-craving ambitious illusion seeking privilege of ideology and super-politics, the politics of entitlement via the paradigm of belief.

The snake-hole aperture through which the ambitious Naga King slithers, slides, and springs upward.

Pathways to Importance include:

Doctrine - religious, philosophical, scientific, theoretical

  • Violet Flame 1939-2009 Elizabeth Clare Prophet was consistently criticized for fabricating clairsentient cult messages during the rise and fall of her Church Universal and Triumphant. With Rahu in bhava-9 casting drishti upon Dhanapathi-2 +Vriddhipathi-11 Guru-1 these philosophical, inspirational, and expedient speeches (2) amplified a passionate (Rahu) congregation of believers (9 sangha = 11th-from-11th) and a thrilling, unconventional (Rahu) body of doctrine

Paternal authority

  • Patronage roles, especially political
  • Professorial punditry
  • Principles of worth-ship * worship and liturgical ritual (not the ritual itself, but rather the theory of worship, the theo-logy)
  • philosophical discussions about sacred scripture and higher teachings
  • Pulpits for preaching about ideology, beliefs, credenda, theories, wisdom

Rahu's passions find Opportunity in environments of bhava-9:

  • philosophy, theology, preaching, fatherhood, world travel
  • fascinating doctrines

  • display of patronage, pontificate, patriarchal culture,
  • wisdom, indoctrination, higher understanding regarding ceremonial worship (but the ritual worship itself is seen via bhava-4)
  • emblems of the university and the wisdom-temple

seeks privilege via

  • exotic elements

  • important wisdom, glamorous divinity, university,
  • theological discourse, sacred scripture,
  • internationalism, humanism
  • distinctively unusual globalism, cosmos

  • preaches about an understanding of reality (dharma) in a culturally Mixed-and-Mottled style
  • may breech the established comfortable folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms
  • over-extended in doctrine, theory, ideology, philosophy, global-scale beliefs

Rahu in Bhava-9

  • counted from D-1 lagna

  • ambitions expressed via ideologies (capitalism, communism) and doctrines

Inveterate theorists

  • fascination with exotic doctrines

  • a mesmerizing preacher, proselyte, pope, presbyter, pandita, or professor


Rahu finds His instrument of self-elevation in the ideological, doctrinal, theoretical and philosophical teaching and preaching roles.

Rahu desires to show a better way of life, to moralize and instruct on the sacred truths, and to explicate the sacred scriptures.

However, the desire to be holy remains a desire. Professor Rahu is a skillful poseur by nature. Whatever wisdom the beautiful sermon of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 may hold, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 is typically a well-camouflaged human hypocrite who practices other than what is preached and is concerned not with consistency to principle but rather with achieving recognition of saintly status.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 does not by the way condemn genuine saints who grapple with the passions of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9, but rather points to their inescapable humanity as carriers of contradictory desire to be publicly recognized for their spiritual attainments.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 = the yoga teacher who smokes tobacco, the preacher of exercise and clean living who injects performance drugs, the pure-speaking celibate priest involved in personal sexual relationships, and the theology professor with a locked desk drawer full of pornography.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 may do much good in the world because His message is certainly uplifting.

But Rahu's methods are typically surreptitious and His power of disguise is nearly divine in scope. Rahu likes to camouflage the human being behind the theological-ideological message .

One may play the exotic but successful role of foreign missionary preacher (9), reaching out with a new philosophy to communities beyond the ethnic root.

There is often a contradiction between the ambition and opportunism natural to Rahu versus the self-righteousness, orthodoxy, and theoretical conceptuality of bhava-9.

  • France-Pres 1890-1970 Mémoires de Guerre Charles de Gaulle * uttama-Rahu-Vrizabha-9 with a cluster of explainers in bhava-3 Zukra-yuti-Budha + Surya-yuti-Ketu. Despite uttama-Rahu being classically associated with desire for Treasure Acquisition (Vrishabha), Monsieur de Gaulle promoted a notoriously anti-money, anti-capitalist doctrine (9). Rahu takes the 10th drishti of penurious Shani, and he was demonstrably proud of his lifelong penury yet he spoke passionately of defending French values which are legendary for pleasure, treasure, and sensual luxury. De Gaulle's ambitious career as a French military and civil leader was built on a global foundation (9) so that he was not grounded in local rhythms. His fame arose in London from where he made legendary radio broadcasts and in North Africa where his government in exile gained him international attention (9 = 12-from-10th, govt in exile) . Rahu mahadasha brought anti-capitalist riots to metropolitan France.


Obsessed with Doctrine - or, the Father is obsessed with Doctrine

  • My Sweet Lord 1943-2001 Beatle George Harrison was a famed preacher and proselyte for the Hare Krishna movement of the ISKCON organization. As an English working-class personality promoting a historic Bharati cult of worship, Harrison was instrumental in bringing celebrity legitimation (Simha-10) to the missionary Vaishnavite movement. Due to his extremely high visibility, the organization granted him an iconic role.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 can drain the energy from Public Career , pulling the vitality backwards into matters of global philosophy and international legal doctrines.


Vimshottari Dasha periods of Rahu

Because He teaches in the classroom that is 6th-from-4th, Vimshottari periods of Professor Rahu-9 can interrupt simple but foundational patterns related to bhava-4 such as transportation, housing, schooling, police protection, and the flow of the food supply for the place of settlement.

The nature of the disruption depends upon the rashi characteristics of bhava-4 and bhava-9; however the script is generally that an outside professorial or preacher-teacher agent brings in philosophical or doctrinal viewpoints which conflict with the assumptions of the basic home culture.

It can be for example that the person leaves a secure home with its rhythmic worship and meal patterns, and goes to university where a mixture of people and shocking (Rahu) new theories of reality are presented. Or it can be that the father (9) becomes challenger to the home habits (4) seeming to disturb the placid security of the mother's territory. If bhava-9 is well-disposed, these exciting challenges to the paradigm of belief (9) can be invigorating.

During Rahu periods, one may be deeply influenced by another agent who is playing this emissary-evangelistic philosopher role.

  • Miraculous Medal 1806-1876 St. Catherine Laboure convinced millions of Roman Catholics that a stamped oval-shaped piece of pot-metal hung from the neck, combined with sincere prayer, would grant healing powers

  • "Balls of Fire" rockabilly pianist Jerry Lee Lewis brought rhythmic black gospel music into the stiff white southern church

Launch platforms = Teacher-preacher, philosopher, professors, priest, father-figure,

Ambition to obtain the privileges accorded to popes, professors, pujari, and pater-nostra.

The father = exotic, ambitious, roguish, risk-runner.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 = symbolic roles, craving recognition = Guru status

Self-elevation through risky sermons, world travels, religious affiliations with foreign rituals, outsider exegesis or dark, oily guru.


Full scope of effects depends upon which graha occupy bhava 1, 3, and 5.


Desire to Obtain the Patriarchal Priestly Privileges

Self-identified Fathers of a National Doctrine =

Proselytes =


Rahu in bhava-9 = craves a privileged philosophical teaching, priestly ritual, or world travel experience.

  • Sometimes this much-desired status-elevating affiliation is achieved via third marriage.

One feels a great desire to be recognized as a religious guru, father-figure, professor, patron of scholarship, or temple preacher, although one has not yet legitimately earned the wisdom.

Via Rahu's characteristic over-promotion, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 often takes sacred vows and gets into inappropriate religious practice that is "over one's head".


Great Leap Forward via Wisdom-Teaching: Philosophy, Religion and World Travel

Rahu will cast drishti upon radix lagna = shapes the social personality of a religious priest, preacher, or exponent of a wisdom-tradition

  • exotic, unusual type of religious teachers during this lifetime

  • risk-taking father-figure

  • foreign elements infiltrate the scripture or received moral dogma

  • temple-based philosophical education = unconventional style of dharma transmission

  • religious controversy;

  • native represent the phenomenon of folk heroes who become saints

fraudulent wisdom or true philosophy?

  • depends considerably upon Rahu's ruler

  • and also upon the character of gyanakaraka Guru


"Desire for Exotic Wisdom"

  • Desire to challenge conventional boundaries that protect temple discourse and Moral Teachings

  • Hunger to Possess priestly entitlements and temple privileges

  • Uses surreptitious or unconventional methods to obtain credibility in universities, houses of worship, religious centers

  • Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 mixes high-and-low teachings

  • "spring forward" to a higher social station in the role of a preacher or representative of wisdom-teachings

  • One can"leapfrog" to higher religious status in realms of priestly duty, ritual knowledge, professorship, preaching, and iconic spiritual authority, often by forming an exotic relationship with father-figure.

  • False or fraudulent piety;

  • exotic temple discourse; foreign Guru or questionable credentials of the guru

  • desire for recognition in priestly, ritual, religious instructor, and preaching roles

  • "spring forward" to a higher social station on the third lifepartnership


Rahu Mahadasha - Rahu bhukti = Rahu pratyantardasha

During periods of Rahu , a surreptitious intruder or poseur enters the realms of philosophical and religious thought and priestly or professorial interactions.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 on one's own part will strive to match the psychic energy of exotic (not normal for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 ) priests, preachers, pundits, pastors, professors, and father-figures.

The goal of the interloper is to break limits and challenge assumptions about the normal stepwise path of the normal stepwise path of orthodox religious practice and higher philosophical teachings.

One's passion for connecting to this enticing exotic agent is disruptive but exciting and each iteration breaks some limit upon how many and which type of world-era wisdom one is allowed to explore.


Divinely Chosen

One wishes to feel specially chosen for a privileged role: permission to participate in elite religious and philosophical rituals and wisdom-teachings.

One craves to be recognized as a True Wisdom Guru and empowered high-priest.

Ambassador of Doctrine and Philosophy, but may adopt expedient methods or interpretations which serve the goals of personal entitlement

  • Autobiography of a Yogi 1893-1952 Swami Yogananda

  • Top Gun 1962- drama-commerce Tom Cruise + Chandra + Zukra

Although often not a conventionally avowed member of the highest priesthood or cloister, one seeks recognition by the approved religious orders, or inclusion in especially pious societies and distinguished sangha (sangiti, the reciters).


As the great taboo-breaker, Rahu destroys dogmatic moral boundaries and introduces unorthodox behaviors into the agency of:

  • the father;

  • the religious teachers and The temple premises

  • the sacred scriptures and the philosophy of belief.

At the basis of Rahu's narrative = an unusual father.

  • (If Rahu also occupies 9th-from-Chandra, agent = either the father or the mother's father - or both.)

  • the father of fashionable, charitable Formula-1 test driver Maria de Villota was himself a notable Formula-1 racer Emilio de Villota. Rahu + Guru + Mangala in her dharmabhava + Surya dharmesha-9 and pitrikaraka in her lagna show the overwhelming influence of her father in her life.

The father or guru has "leapfrogged" over the typical priestly or professorial credentialing process in order to acquire higher status.

  • The vehicle of empowerment for Rahu in 9 =religiosity .

  • False piety is a keynote of Rahu"look good" in 9

  • The father, and Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 after him, may demonstrate remarkable piety which is nonetheless appropriated or mimicked rather than earned through personal wisdom.

  • Results can = fraudulently or improperly or"alternatively" credentialed: moral preaching, university teaching, or status as a religious icon

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 may adhere to a set of unorthodox sacred teachings, become a preacher or high teacher,

Les agents provocateurs represented by Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 = not necessarily an immoral influence. The agent desires to obtain privileged experiences by"leapfrog". One wishes to override the conventional proving steps toward social approval of"piety" (9, religious liturgy, confession of faith, wisdom teachings).

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 disturbs the existing orderly limits regarding:

  • behaviors of the father

  • behavior of professors, preachers, religious teachers, guru

  • nature of the belief system

subject matter and presentation style of orthodox religious instruction

ritual performance, priestly duties, celebration of liturgy

wisdom teaching

matters of university culture; academic acceptance of research findings

Religious expressions of a most exotic and unusual nature

  • Lights Out 1968- singer Lisa Marie Presley 's father Heartbreak Hotel 1935-1977 Elvis Presley was an unusual man in many ways, particularly in his expressions of deep religious piety mixed with overt and covert sexuality and mixed racial (Rahu) traditions. her father Elvis Presley was revered as a religious icon by his devotees in the American South.

  • Ms. Presley herself subscribes to a controversial confession (scientology) of which the special entitlements are widely questioned -- exempli gratia,, tax-free status.
Career during Vimshottari Dasha periods of a graha located in bhava-9.

There are many beneficial effects from graha located in dharmasthana-9 including expansion of humanistic perspective, global awareness, and contact with wisdom-figures.

Nevertheless the 10th-from-9 = bhava-6 indicating disharmony and ailment.

As a result, there may be a temporary experience of conflict in leadership roles, ailments related to job performance, unfair agreements, loss of contract, dissolution of equity, accusations, pollution, or other 6-related phenomena according to the rashi of 6 and any graha residing in 6.

If the karmesha occupies rogasthana-6, the professional life remains robust, but the career duties tend to emphasize injury, indebtedness, exploitation, or toxicity, inter alia.

Careers in labor relations, social work, medicine, and other ministries of service are usually enhanced by the 6th-angle because these professions are already dedicated to service of the hurting. Their collegial relationships may temporarily suffer somewhat but the overall mission is stable.

Animosity and Conflict via Rahu-resides-9 =

6th-from bhava-9 = bhava-2 =

During Rahu bhukti if rogesha-6 from Rahu is strong, one may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by disharmonious family history, libraries treasuries and collections of financial wealth , and dishonest, avaricious second lifepartnership

Rahu Risk-taking as a response to conflict

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 = 6th-from = bhava- 4,

might feel compelled toward illicit behaviors by a conflict with parents, schoolteachers, vehicles, or the father's religion

High desire for intense experience in temple discourse and belief systems. Often has a foreign or outsider guru.

Not beneficial for the Father, who is associated with profligacy, underclass behaviors, or risky foreign undertakings. Father may be involved in foreign lands, espionage or manipulation of foreign governments; or a cult priest; or other surreptitious Taboo-breaking roles. The guru may be a renegade anti-traditionalist.

Native tends toward extremes in ceremonial religion , with powerful desire to re-interpret or re-appropriate religious systems.

Wants to camouflage-match the priestly caste in order to receive the entitlements accorded to those who maintain the temples of knowledge and their priesthood.

However Rahu is impatient and impossible to satisfy, therefore the course of study and commitment to vows which are required for true priesthood or true fatherhood are rarely completed.

May falsify university degrees or otherwise present fraudulent religious or philosophical credentials.

  • If Rahu is very badly disposed, may desecrate temples of wisdom.

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Dragons at the gate of Wat Khao Phra Bat 'Big Buddha' in Pattaya Thailand

taboo-breaking, privilege-gaining, and desire for recognition in areas of Religion and Philosophy

  • Foreign credenda, exotic paradigms of belief, often much costumery and mixing of the elements used in the display of divine power.

  • Rahu is a pot-boiler here, encouraging unmet subconscious desires from parallel lives to boil up to the surface of consciousness.

  • Often Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 chooses a self-elevating trajectory which involves a return to the religion of one's parallel life , which may not fit so easily in the current life. Temples, universities, and knowledge networks are infused with passion and psycho-emotional drama. Nature of religious behavior depends on Rahu's ruler .

  • Favors happiness through religious cultures which hold intense passion and transformative desire in the highest regard

Fierce desire for liturgical empowerment. Tremendous ambition to obtain the privileges which are accorded to the smoky-incense and awe-inspiring displays of priestly understanding. Note the distinction between the wisdom of understanding versus the Display of Empowerment in the environments which connote Understanding.

One is authentic; one is clever illusion.

Rahu-9 may signifying the paying of priests to help one to gain the privileges which appear to be granted via the possession of a person, an object, or a level of understanding.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 may become enchanted by a Charismatic foreign guru whose teachings or methods may be taboo for one's own people.

Cult of personality in the display of doctrinal preaching.

  • Autobiography of a Yogi 1893-1952 Swami Yogananda

Rahu in Pitri-bhava signifies the Father-Figures

The father-figures may have 'boundary issues' and may psychically or physically invade the child's aura. Seeks a foreign paradigm of belief hosted in a temple displaying exotic qualities, with elaborate costumes and fascinating unfamiliar practices.

May find the ethical content of religion quite changeable because morality = bhava-4 which = 8th-from-9th, identity-change. There may be comfortable results from all of this if Rahu's ruler = dignified.

Preacher of foreign * worth-ship * worship and catechesis, tantrik messaging, charismatic curadero, desire to ascend to power in holy grounds . May be esp. beneficial for Mithuna lagna where uttama-Shani would be lord of randhra and dharma bhava.

Oily smoky things in the house of worship. Incense.

  • But there can be destructive or deceptive oil smoke here too, such as coal-burning or wood-burning stoves for heat in the temple, the film from which can mar the beauty of religious icons and cast a pall of gloom over the holy place.

  • In awful cases, the oily smoke of burning flesh after animal or even human sacrifice (Kali).

Also, priestly poseurs and those with desire to perform sacred ritual without legitimacy; foreign or outsider priests; forbidden religions.

Das / Bepin Behari : says:

"The nodes of the Moon have supreme importance in spiritual evolution.

Rahu, the material polarity of the shadowy Nodes, takes you to sacred places, associates you with spiritual aspirants, and makes you a partner in spiritual celebrations and observances.

  • Preparing you in this way to receive the influence of the divine, Rahu equips you for this.

You are a scholar; accredited for virtues; impressive in speech in an assembly; cultured and humane;

veneration, belief and devotion in gods and sacred places.

  • Grateful; upbringing your own family.

  • You are revered for your merit; learned; generous.

    You give away useful things in charity; never leaving a job in the middle, perseverance; virtuous; keeping the family tradition; spotless reputation.

Helps and supports relatives; contented with the partner. Attendants.

  • Affluent landlord and agriculturist

  • You show faith in religions other than your own.

  • loss of wealth . Want of truth, conduct, luck and wisdom.

  • Much traveling, pauper, unfriendly to relatives, some physical ailment. Low, mean, shabby and afraid of enemies.

Wicked. Hostile.

A town leader. Vicious. Serving others and sex with low-class persons.

  • You have many attendants, prosperous, fortunate, little faith in false religion, poor health, eloquent speaker, agreeable and cordial with the partner, affectionate, childless, proud of your community, liar, speaks ill of false religion and unmindful of your duty.

This Rahu denotes mental sharpness and gain through educational, legal and religious affairs; gain through voyages and foreign affairs; highly intuitive."

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Gothic style military fortress sanctified as the Cathedral of Ste. Cecilia in Tarn region of France

Rahu mahadasha 18 years The most salient effects of Rahu in bhava-9 * passion for indoctrination, philosophy, preaching 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-9 should be expected during each of the nine bhukti periods of Rahu which occur within the 120 year Vimshottari Dasha.

  • During any Rahu bhukti, expectations must be adapted to the angle between the Mahadasha-pati and Rahu.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 generates urgent ambition to obtain greater social-material privileges via display of philosophical exposition, priestly ritual, or world travel experience.

The methods of expedient self-elevation for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 include appropriation of the instruments of bhava-9 such as promotion to higher priestly rank, professorial distinction, preaching roles, paternalism in religious matters, guru-figure behavior, or involvement with foreign or exotic religious cults.

Although Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 has not yet *earned* the higher entitlements which are normally accorded to priests, professors, preachers, and father-figures, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9 is motivated by a hungry desire to grasp these entitlements in a"fast-track" fashion. His ambition is boundless.

  • Typically during the first portion of the Rahu period, Rahu will succeed in rising above the privilege accorded to His station of birth - sometimes dramatically so.
  • However toward the end of the Rahu period, just at the moment when He would appear to have achieved His goal, Rahu typically suffers a sudden fall from the improperly appropriated entitlements.
  • A more normal course of karma in the nativity is then recovered.

During Rahu periods, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-9's upward trajectory may involve fraudulent or irregular temple discourse or philosophical preaching that is "over one's head".

Final results depend on the disposition of the ruler of Rahu's rashi.

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