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Chandra in bhava-12

Life-partner profile: Characteristics and Qualities

Comforted-by-enclosure Chandra-12

The private, withdrawing, imaginative, sanctuary-seeking, research-oriented Chandra-12 tends to seek the companionship of a partner with qualities of bhava-6.

Life-mate-1 may be ever-assisting, needing to help, feeling exploited, ailing, conflicted, accusing, critical, reciting the victim narrative, complaining, seeking remedies but not satisfied, medical-military-ministering and suffering a misalignment between expectations and outcomes.


pair of Mallard ducks feeding, painted by James Audubon, c 183x


7th-from Chandra in bhava-12

Public Figures * Chandra in bhava-12


Mate-1 (if any) = bhava-6

Chandra-12 is fundamentally a private, contemplative person who feels most comfortable in an enclosed environment.

Chandra-12 feels comfortable in enclosed environments such as research laboratories and libraries, monasteries and dormitories, meditation halls and private chapels, natural sanctuaries which provide invisibility, and most basically the private bedroom.

The second life-partner may be emotionally apprehended as an agent of inscrutability, distance, or dissolution and identity-loss .

Due to the emotional marriage-expectations being stationed in bhava-6, Chandra-12 is rarely satisfied in marriage. However, there are often comforting potential compensations related to the rulers of 12 and 6, graha in 12 and 6, and potentials for remarriage.

Also, if the partner is actively engaged in a service ministry such as professional medicine, military officer, or social worker, then the partner's need to generate conflict can largely absorbed by their professional environment, and interpersonal arrangements may benefit.

In the first marriage, there may be challenges such as suspiciousness based on pre-existing disappointments which undermine a sustainable mutual trust. The visible, recognized, cultural identity marital contract may be perpetually in a dissolving state, due to the evaporating qualities of bhava-12, which = 6th-from-7th-from-lagna .

Hurt feelings and Expectations of mistreatment

According to prevailing conditions in bhava-6 which may describe an ailing, conflicted, polluted, problematic, victimized or exploited reality, the overall profile for the first life-lifepartner for Chandra-12 can be described.

Suggests an ill, disagreeable, indebted, criminal, or addicted first-marriage partner ** or at a higher level of consciousness, this same yoga indicates a partner who is engaged in a conscious ministry of service. If conditions in bhava-6 are honorable (as they usually are) then the lifepartner may present a socially admirable ministry of service based in skilled offerings to the broken (such as fixing broken things or people). Those inspecting the marriage performance may find reason to praise the spouse for a worthy contribution to the needy.

However, the public facade may vary from the day-to-day operation of the partnership. There is often a script of accusation, litigation, or betrayal not only from the lifepartner but from other levels of emotionally trusted equity such as close colleagues, close friends, and business partners. Chandra-12 is defensive and one may defend the polluted, ill partner even as one feels the suffering of accusation.

Chandra-12 often undertakes marriage as a conscious or unconscious ministry of service. (Note similarities to the marriage profile for Chandra-6 nativities but important differences also.) Drishti into bhava-6 is definitive; the ruler of 6 and the ruler of 12 must be carefully considered. As well, the behaviors of the rulers of swamsha and navamsha-7 (as these rulers behave within the D-1) contribute part of the picture of the spousal characteristics.

Even with adjustment of the profile after assessment of contributing factors from various lagna-pathi such as ruler of swamsha, the fact that 7th-from-Chandra = bhava-6 establishes the broad framework that the marriage itself, and the marriage partner, derive their character from the native's dedication to a ministry of service. The service is focused upon the needy spouse. Chandra-12 is emotionally predisposed to attempt to satisfy the spousal need (Chandra need). Yet the needs of bhava-6 are so profoundly conflicted, and often made complex by social, mental, or physical toxicity, that the prognosis for lasting marital satisfaction is considerably weakened.

Naturally, any graha located in radical bhava-6 become significant elements in the spousal profile.

The situation is typically much improved when the mate has a professional ministry of service, such as medicine, military, social-pastoral work, or other commitment toward helping the victims. However without the ministry of service the spouse tends to be victim-identified and often repeats a narrative of grievance.

  • UK-Duchess 1947- Camilla of Cornwall + Zukra-yuti-Budha * first husband was a military officer. The marriage is said to have been courteous, devoted to parenting the children, and mutually supportive, although non-exclusive.

Despite sincere goodwill and positive intention, marriage to the denizens of bhava-6 may be challenged by the ailments, injuries, debts, conflicts, infidelities, jealousy, accusations, animosities, pollutions, or addictions of the mate. Naturally the ruler of bhava-6 is definitive.

6th-from = constitutional challenges within the union = partnership predisposition toward accusation, disappointment, disagreement, or distrust

If there are misalignments of expectation in this marriage, profile detail regarding the spouse's mental or behavioral imbalances may be garnered from examination of the 6th-from-7th-from-Chandra = 12th-from-Chandra.

For Chandra-12 this maritally contentious bhava 6th-from-6th = labhasthana-11 representing social-material goals, community engagement, and economic earnings. Depending on the nature of any graha located in vriddhibhava-11, disagreement within the union may arise on the matter of the native's paternal relatives (11), right livelihood, marketplace revenues, social networks, and means of income.

From the Chandra-12 perspective, lifemate-1 may feel (Somana, feeling) like an adversarial agent of animosity, betrayal, illness or feebleness, pollution, exploitation, servitude, or indebtedness. The mate may be working through a lifetime characterized by recurring internal argument and disagreement, by illness mental or physical, including self-medication and addiction, by financial imbalance, by exploitation or enslavement, or involvement in the world of crime.

  • Flowers of Evil 1821-1867 poet Charles Baudelaire never married, but his sexual relationships were formed entirely with prostitutes.

  • Starry Messenger 1564-1642 Galileo Galilei never married, but his household servant (6) bore him three children. She had no legal rights (6) so that when he threw her out of his house she had no recourse.

Alternatively, when conditions in bhava-6 of the nativity are comfortable (or as comfortable as possible since bhava-6 defines conflict and imbalance) then the mate may perform admirably as a minister of service such as a physician, pharmacist, military office, social worker, environmental defender battling pollution, criminal attorney, or other agent of compassionate aid to the disenfranchised victim narrative.

Unions may experience rhythmically frequent emotionally driven disagreements (6). If difficult graha might occupy the sat-kona * 6th angle, partner could exhibit criminal tendencies. However most of the imbalance-seeking-a-remedy is not social but rather emotional, and interior to the sensitive feelings of the partner.

The partner may seem unsatisfiable. Or the partner is ever-ready to present an argument (6) which contains accusations, allegations, recriminations.

Chandra-12 is born with a research-study orientation and a need for sanctuary. Chandra-12 essentially marries to obtain an attending servant.

  • Starry Messenger 1564-1642 Galileo Galilei was a university professor and scientist with many financially privileged patrons. He fathered three "illegitimate" children with a beautiful servant named Marina of Venice. Marina was not mentioned or included in his public life, except as the caretaker for his children.

If there is no disruption in bhava-12, following the marriage, every success may be expected in obtainment of the sought-after service. However the partner eventually feels ill and injured from being pressed into service; therefore an unbalanced, sick, or unhappy spouse may be expected.

In extreme cases, the partner may seem to be a "professional victim" who repeats a familiar (Chandra) narrative of exploitation and toxic imbalance-seeking-a-remedy. Yet the partner is also profoundly service oriented, a minister to the needy, and a sensitive caretaker of those injured and ill. The partner may feel most comfortable when helping others of lower social standing but perhaps jealous of those perceived to be better endowed.

The debt or guilt bond which binds the partners to each others need not be financial; it may be an emotional debt which presents as a responsibility to maintain the relationship despite an ongoing climate of conflict, injury, illness, and accusations.

Within such a relationship, though avowed, it may feel (Chandra) difficult to establish a sustainable and equitable contract, due to the qualities of animosity, toxicity, and servitude in bhava-6 = the contract-dissolving 12th-from-7th-from-lagna.

  • POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt married POTUS-32 Fireside Chats 1882-1945 FD Roosevelt. Mr. Roosevelt suffered chronic, eventually debilitating, illness and constant marital infidelity. Yet Eleanor owed him a rescue debt and she would not accept his offer to divorce.

  • POTUS-pair-18 Civil War 1826-1902 Julia Dent Grant was married to POTUS-18 Civil War 1822-1885 Ulysses S. Grant. Grant was career military officer (6) who suffered from lifelong alcoholism (6 addictions) and who presided over some of the bloodiest battles in history. The marriage endured financial bankruptcy, poverty, illness, and long separations. Her mate's life ended in the misery of throat cancer; she fully managed his medical care.

In-laws = life-partner-1's family = 2nd-from-7th-from-Chandra = bhava-7.

The in-laws may be more harmonizing, more adjusting, more accommodating toward the native even than the life-partner-1.

life-mate-1 hails from a medical family, a police or military family, divorce or usury professions, social service, or ministries to the exploited, the marginalized, the poor and the sick. Spouse is 'ever in service' and often the spouse develops a defining ailment.

  • Syria-Pres 1965- ophthalmologist Bashar al-Assad married Asma Akhras. His Chandra-Meena emphasizes the behaviors of medicine, military, and ministries of service because 7th-from-Chandra = Kanya. Her father = a hospital cardiologist. As first lady, her tenure was initially distinguished by a widespread ministry of service for those most acutely in need, such as children with disease.

Mate-1 = associated with repeating narratives of social conflict, poverty, crime, and illness. Mate-1 has a prominent victim narrative which will help to define the balance (or lack thereof) within the union.

Yet if the ruling graha, tenants, and other bhava-conditions are favorable, the tradition of engagement with social and physical imbalance-seeking-a-remedy in society, the breakdown of agreements and need for frequent retreat from the conflict, can yield a top quality service professional in areas of research and private undertakings.

Chandra in Bhava-12 suggests that one's own psychology and authentic emotional nature is not fully known to the native . The life is emotionally driven by the subconscious search for buried emotions and reconnection with lost loved ones . Thus the life-force energy is reduced, and one is often in a state of retreat.

One subconsciously attracts a spouse who more mentally, more argumentatively, in a more embodied way, manifests the vital conflicts of life.

The spouse has permission to express illness, conflict and grievance, which may be unsettling to the native who has developed a rather thick shadow of obscurity around one's own feelings. This pair is often found in medical service, environmental pollution, and criminal justice environments.

Emotionally this setup can be difficult situation. Yet it can yield deep insight and mutual appreciation if the two spouses agree to therapeutic intervention in deep internal conflicts rather than externalization and blaming.

However the first marriage of the native with Chandra-12 is often so fraught with emotional conflict and so exhausted by the recurring victim narrative of the spouse, that a second marriage may be easier.

Psychic precursors

first marriage is emotionally triggered and sustained by deep memories of 7th-from-12th = bhava-6:

  • poisons, toxicity, medicines, drugs, alcohol; litigation, divorce, Accusations;

    loss of agreement, expressed in the law courts; police and military action, war, short-term incarceration (jail, not prison), enemies, conflict, fighting; illness, crime, poverty, debt; one's mother's health; children's values; physical body's intestines, bowels.

  • Supplementing the material qualities of 1st-marriage = radix bhava-7, Moon in bhava-12 gives an emotionally conflicted 1st-marriage partner.

Natural adversaries of life-mate-1 bhava-6 * one's friends and one's own physical body

The shad-ashtaka karaka for ripu-bhava-6 =

  • 6th-from-6th = bhava-11 = friends, elder siblings, father's siblings, social network, economic systems, social-material gains and achievements,
  • 8th-from-6th = bhava-1 = physical body, fleshly appearance, musculature, blood, birth, competitive sport, movement

The karaka role-players of bhava-1 and bhava-11 can be expected to behave less comfortably toward life-mate-1.

Life-mate-1 (6) may look toward one's own friends or elder sibling as adversarial or inferior. Life-mate-1 may feel an urge to criticize one's economic earnings, declare the friends to be enemies, or accuse the father's siblings. bhava-11 = 6th-from-7th-from-Chandra-12 * accuser or enemy of life-mate-1 . Bhava-11 = also 12th-from-Chandra -12 indicating a drain upon the native's private sanctuary and spiritual guidance. Generally 12th-from-12th provides a positive economic materialization effect.

However Chandra-12 when partnered often struggles with social-economic participation and profitability due to the partner's undermining criticism of their goals. Thus the friendships linked in pursuit of gains become an energy drain upon both the native's private bedroom sanctuary (12) and a site of criticism, imbalance-seeking-a-remedy or poverty (6) coming from life-mate-1. The animosity of the in-service, exploited, often ailing and indebted life-mate-1 toward the native's social-economic friendship network can increase Chandra-12's existing proclivity to constantly re-organize their gains-and-goals social networks, moving from one achievement scheme to the next. Naturally the conflict scenario becomes more dramatic if graha occupy bhava-11.

Denizens of bhava-1 = 8th-from-6th such as physical body, fleshly appearance, musculature, blood, birth, competitive sport, movement, can also exhibit an unexpectedly transformative, eruptive, or upheaving effect upon the life-mate-1. Whereas spouse-1 may perceive one's friends and goals as adversarial to the interests of spouse-1; one's own physical body itself may apprehend spouse-1 as adversarial to the native's vitality and bodily identity. Naturally the sudden-change scenario becomes more dramatic if graha occupy bhava-1.

If there is a second marriage, the second spouse (physical, muscular, sporting 1) sees the first spouse (ailing, toxic, conflicted 6) as an enemy, because 6 = 6th-from-bhava-1.

Additional spousal characteristics derived from the rashi of bhava-6

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Meza * comforted by rhythmic forward pursuit

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Thula emotional traits such as a need to establish contractual agreement, peer-advising, match-making, balancing, diplomacy, negotiating, bargaining, trading, and a preference for harmonious equanimity in relationships.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Vrishabha * uttama * moolatrikona 4-30* comforted by rhythmic historical tonal values

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Vrizchika emotional traits such as penetrating insight, secrecy, and a preference for ongoing transformation in relationships

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Mithunaya * comforted by rhythmic signal messaging

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Dhanuzya emotional traits such as global travel orientation, patronage of wisdom-promoting and humanistic causes, and a preference for recognized ideological or theoretical principles in relationships.

Add to the experience, the unequal, naturally fraught relationship between the Budha-ruled native and the Brihaspati-ruled lifepartner. From busy Budha's perspective, the great benevolent Brihaspati = a sama-graha neutral party. Budha-ruled-Chandra usually feels neutral therefore toward Brihaspati's territories. However from Guru's perspective, busy-mind Budha is a more-than-annoying shatru-graha enemy. The wide-scope comforts of the Dhanuzya-defined lifepartner who needs global humanism and a philosophical view may be less compatible with the narrow-scope comforts of the Mithunaya partner who feels soothed by technical details and office chat.

Naturally, graha residing in bhava-6 can significantly influence the outcome.

  • Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Catherine the Great + Zukra-yuti-Guru wed when she was 16 years old, to the Duke Peter who later gained authority. However her aspirations were strongly engaged in years of brokering and making of arrangements (increased by a powerful KSY based in Rahu-7 alliances). After 17 years of marriage she participated in a coup d'état which involved Peter's murder. 6th-from-Chandra-12 animosity.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Karkata * comforted by rhythmic tidal maternal soothing

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Makara emotional traits such as lawfulness, status-consciousness, pragmatism, sobriety, and a preference forr respectful, conventional behavior in relationships

  • drama-commerce 1978-Katie Holmes * Chandra-yuti-Guru-uttama famously married the dramatist and hierarch (Makara) Top Gun 1962- drama-commerce Tom Cruise . Mr. Cruise is noted for his insistence on a respectable facade. Following divorce, the marriage was reported to have been deeply unhappy, accusatory, and exploitive. The drishti of uttama-Guru into the 7th-from-Chandra did bring powerful expansion and abundance. Shani's drishti into bhava-7 contributes enduring commitment to the vow, until the breaking point indicated by Ketu-7.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Simha * comforted by rhythmic creative display

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Kumbha emotional traits such as friendliness, orientation to large social assemblies (such as rallies and parties) preference for economic gainfulness in relationships

  • Sound and Fury 1897-1962 William Faulkner * Somana-yuti-Zukra. His 35-year marriage to a severely alcoholic wife while Faulkner himself was a self-destructive alcoholic resulted in constant conflict and several famous extramarital affairs. His own Zukra-Chandra-12 seems to have kept the marriage from divorcing since the alcoholic couple enjoyed self-medicating together.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Kanya * comforted by rhythmic remedial service

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Meena emotional traits such as dreaminess, spiritualized intuition and a preference for social invisibility in relationships.

Add to the experience, the unequal, naturally fraught relationship between the Budha-ruled native and the Brihaspati-ruled lifepartner. From Budha's perspective, benevolent Brihaspati = a sama-graha neutral party. The Kanya native feels neutral therefore toward the Meena partner. However from Guru's perspective, busy-mind Budha is a more-than-annoying shatru-graha enemy. The wide-scope of the Meena-defined lifepartner seeks comfort in intuitive awareness and a compassionate view. Meena folk may be less compatible with the narrow-scope comforts of the Kanya partner who feels soothed by argumentative details and complaint.

Naturally, graha residing in bhava-6 can significantly influence the outcome.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Thula * comforted by rhythmic negotiation of agreements

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Mesha emotional traits such as inventiveness, impatience, and a preference for action rather than words in relationships

  • My Sweet Lord 1943-2001 Beatle George Harrison first marriage to a beautiful young slender-hipped fashion-and-entertainment partner (Meza). The union was distressed via disloyalty and accusation on both sides., albeit Harrison's Shani-7 digbala prolonged the contractual obligation for eleven years.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Vrizchika * nichha * comforted by rhythmic penetration of mystery

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Vrishabha emotional traits such as artistic sensuality, acquisitiveness and a preference for luxury wealth in relationships

  • POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt + Budha + Surya-yuti-Mangala. Eleanor married her cousin POTUS-32 Fireside Chats Franklin D. Roosevelt. Mr. Roosevelt was sick for most of their marriage and paralyzed toward the end. Her 12th-from-Chandra = bhava-6 = husband has a lifetime of health challenges and emotional orientation toward betrayal of trust (6). Vrishabha indicates banking, treasuries, food storage and death. FDR served an unprecedented 12 years as POTUS-32 during the Great Depression and World-War-2. Bhava-6 indicates war and conflict, including dissolution of the marriage contract (12th-from-7th). Both spouses enjoyed significant Affairs-du-Coeur whilst governing the country during an era of serial crises (6 crisis-crime-critical).

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Dhanuzya * comforted by rhythmic catechesis of belief

May be particularly uncomfortable for the Makara radical lagna because Chandra ruling yuvatibhava signifying marriage enters 6th-from-7th suggesting marital conflict.

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Mithunaya emotional traits such as include Mithuna emotional traits such as communicative business skills; handcraft; engagement with media-messaging such as cinema, photography, presentations, and reporting; scripted conversations; verbosity, and a preference for shop talk in relationships,

Chandra-Dhanuzya-12 offers a doubly mismatched environment because this 6-12 marriage axis is ruled by the old-young adversarial pair = Brihaspati and Budha. Chandra-12's ruler Brihaspati favors wisdom, globalism, and doctrinal preaching. Vyayapathi and ruler of 7th-from-Chandra = Professor Budha the Kumara, who is a Mithunaya commercialist more oriented to daily chat and often not mature enough to grasp Guru's broad viewpoint. From Brihaspati's wide perspective, his arch-enemy Budha is immature and superficial . Guru develops frustration and (potentially) contempt for Budha's narrow scope. However from Budha's perspective, Brihas-pati = a neutral sama-graha. Therefore the primary animosity is likely to arise with Chandra-Dhanuzya-12 partner while the Mithunaya-partner (6) may be busy-busy with commercial medicine, clinical operations, co-workers, labor relations, and a host of other workplace issues (6).

  • Liberia-Pres 1938- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf married a government department manager (Mithunaya). He suffered from mental issues which provoked domestic violence, heightened by her Makara lagna.

  • Pucci Prints 1914-1992 Emilio Pucci married at age 45 (Shani delays in 7th-from-Chandra) during his Rahu-Rahu swabhukti. His wife was the scion of locally honored bloodlines (Vrischika Zukra-Mangala-Surya). Of sober demeanor (Shani) she participated in his manufacturing businesses (Mithunaya). Her talent was working with the workers (6) specifically managing the fashion models, designers, and other employees.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Makara-Draco * comforted by rhythmic hierarchical ordering

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Karkata emotional traits such as a need for security, nurturing, caretaking, parenting, shelter, protection, roots, routines, stability, and a preference for home-based lifestyle in relationships. Both the native and the mate are likely to prefer nursing, nourishing, medicating, and parenting behaviors within the marriage.

For feminine nativities the partner can be a physician, pharmacist, military officer, farmer, or laborer. The typical challenges of the 6/12 angle often indicate a sick husband, or one exhausted by survival demand.

For masculine nativities, this yoga often rebalances the typical 12-6 conflict. Typically the Chandra-12 native suffers invisibility of the mother -either bodily by premature maternal death or mentally by emotional unavailability. Although the masculine Chandra-12-Makara is often withdrawn into research work or foreign travel. the Karkata feminine mate is often deeply maternal, a natural nurse, willing to parent her partner, and able to supply the missing parental care.

  • Origin of Species 1809-1892 Charles Darwin married his cousin Emma Wedgwood. They produced ten children. Emma supported Charles' lifetime mission to publish his controversial research without reserve. He spoke affectionately of her devotion, and their relationship maintained until his Lightbody Lift-off. However in some respects they maintained civil alignment by agreeing to disagree. she often expressed concern about his fate in the afterlife due to his disbelief in conventional religion (compared to her own pious theology). Both were ill continuously throughout their long marriage.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Kumbha * comforted by rhythmic pulsing network linkage

Marriages that operate emotionally on the Simha-Kumbha axis must contend with the opposing, mutually incompatible agendas of the socially responsible, systematic, economically oriented Kumbha native versus the self-important, radiantly confident, attention-demanding Simha mate.

In addition to the service-orientation on a gradient to servitude, victimization, and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Simha emotional traits such as solipsism, personal uniqueness, affinity for politics and drama, and a preference for being the center of attention in relationships

Chandra-Kumbha-12 offers an especially catalytic marriage environment because the existing imbalance of the 6-12 axis is compounded by the natural animosity of Shani-vs-Surya.. Professor Shani imposes lawful austerity in 12 = a private, enclosed, or foreign environment. Shani wants a regulated system, has no tolerance for exceptions, entitlements, individual foibles, or bright light in His sanctuary space-12. Chandra-12's lifepartner represented by Shani's arch-enemy Surya who rules 7th-from-Chandra = a medical, military, or social work ministry focused through bright intelligence, politics, drama, special exceptions, and center-stage roles. The Surya partner (6) is often the center of attention in the workplace, while the Shani partner (12) may be perceived as chronically withdrawn.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 Benjamin Franklin entered into a common-law marriage with Ms. Deborah Read as a de facto contract represented by the birth of their children and a shared domicile. Typical of the spouse for Chandra-12, Ms. Read was a hardworking and service-oriented woman who had met Franklin while she was cooking, cleaning, and serving (6) the boarders in her mother's boarding house. Young Ben Franklin was a customer. Their first child was born out of wedlock due mainly to Ms. Read's victim status (6) as an abandoned but yet-un-divorced woman whose husband had absconded with her dowry and her dignity. The derelict husband was never traced, could not be declared living or dead, thus she could never obtain a legal divorce. After bonding with freethinking Franklin (Chandra-Kumbha-12), she bore three children and single-handedly managed their family printing business during his increasingly long absences. Typical of the Chandra-12 mate, Deborah was frequently ill. She did not escort him to public events; yet due to Simha her political opinions may have created the unacknowledged (6) content for many of Franklin's published political essays. Since they were never married (spouse-6, unmarried) they did not require a legal divorce. When Franklin permanently relocated to England and established a second life-partnership with his landlady there, Deborah's pride (Simha) was protected. When she died, he was in England. Despite the availability of quick return by packet-ship, he did not attend her funeral.

Life-partner-1 for Chandra-12 + Chandra-Meena * comforted by rhythmic ancestral guidance

In addition to the service-orientation and often fragile health of bhava-6, include Kanya emotional traits such as psycho-mental imbalance with health issues, engagement with polluted or toxic environments, patterns of displacement in contractual agreements, narratives of dissatisfaction or distrust, exploitation and servitude, and a preference for the role of service provider within relationships. Naturally, graha residing in bhava-6 can significantly influence the outcome. "Double-6" = life-partner-1 * distinctively humble and ever in-service, often with significant medical concerns related to poverty or injustice.

Chandra-Meena-12 offers a doubly mismatched environment because this 6-12 marriage axis is ruled by the wide-narrow adversarial pair = Brihaspati and Budha.. Chandra's ruler Brihaspati favors wisdom, philosophy, and above all compassion.. Vyayapathi and ruler of 7th-from-Chandra = Professor Budha the Kumara, who is a student-figure more oriented to daily conversation and often not mature enough to grasp Guru's broad viewpoint. From Brihaspati's wide perspective, his arch-enemy Budha is immature and superficial . Guru develops frustration and contempt for Budha's narrow scope. However from Budha's perspective, Brihas-pati = a neutral sama-graha. Therefore the primary animosity is likely to arise with Chandra-Meena-12 while the Kanya-partner (6) may be busy with clinical details preferring to talk about the workplace, and mentally more involved with fellow service-workers, caseloads, or details of their ministry (6).

  • Banker to the Poor 1940- microcredit Muhammad Yunus married just before he finished his Economics Ph.D. Wife-1 was an American of Russian émigré background and a graduate student of literature. His Kanya-Rahu-6 in 7th-from-Chandra would predict marriage to a person of significantly different cultural background. (Nevertheless Rahu-6 is well placed for non-marriage purposes such as medical and service ministries; and it predicts his striking success in the economics of poverty, crime, exploitation, and slavery. ) The young spouse was dissatisfied and divorce followed the tenth year of their union. Surya-yuti-Zukra ashtangata harana predicts two marriages. The second spouse represented by 2nd-from-Chandra = radical lagna = hailed from a similar cultural background.
  • Apple Computer 1955-2011 Steve Jobs with his paramour at his age 23, near the end of their six-year relationship, conceived his first child . A victim (Kanya-6) of Jobs' characteristic narcissism, the child's single mother became impoverished and ill. Mate-1 suffered dyslexia and held a variety of low-paying service roles (Kanya-6) while Mr. Jobs' business flourished;. Yet Jobs famously denied paternity and the child's mother became his adversary in court hearings for child support. He withheld even modest payments while mate-1 remained exploited. The second marriage was much different due to social strength and dignity in 2nd-from-Chandra Meena = Meza-1 containing dynamic Kuja-1 with loyal, orderly drishti from uttama-Shani-7.

Mate-2 (if any) = bhava-1


The second life partner = agent of social identity and physical vigor. The second spouse = is competitive and active physically. Broadly speaking, the second marriage is much easier than the first marriage, since the emotional focus of partnership changes from 6 (first life-union) to 1 (second lifeunion).

Naturally, any graha in bhava-1 can be expected to profoundly affect the personality expression of life-mate-2. Conditions applying within radical bhava-2 are also definitive of the social-material conditions of the second marriage.

However, the dominant experience of marriage is emotional. Therefore the profile of 2nd-from-Chandra gives what is usually the most important information about the second life-partnership, which is the quality of the emotional experience.

Transition from life-mate-1 to life-mate-2

The first life-mate is represented by the conflicted, often victimized, ailing, service-oriented environment of bhava-6. The first life-mate has accusing-or-accused, unequal, service-rendering traits which may anchor marriage-1 into an ongoing state of medical, financial, social, legal or marital imbalance-seeking-a-remedy.

bhava-1 = 8th-from-6th

Emotionally, the second marriage indicates a transformative identity change (8) away from the patterns of toxicity, illness, and servitude which marked marriage-1 and toward a new focus upon physical vitality, innovation, dynamic movement, and muscular action.

Union-2 tends to validate one's personality as-it-is without requiring significant adjustment of the existing identity.

  • My Sweet Lord 1943-2001 Beatle George Harrison, typical of Chandra-12 suffered considerable infidelity and other conflicts in marriage-1, albeit the couple remained wed for eleven years due mainly to Harrison's Shani-7. Second marriage partner = Ms. Olivia Arias of Mexico. Typical of the second marriage, stable compatibility was maintained and union-2 endured for 23 years until his fleshdeath. Harrison's lagnesha-Mangala-2 additionally suggests a personal alignment with union-2.

Depending on the presence or absence of graha in bhava-1, the second life-partnership may be vigorously sporting and competitive (for example, Mangala-1). If bhava-1 is unoccupied, the second life-partnership may be more quiet in its expression. Yet marriage-2 is clearly distinguished by the increase in physical energy and innovative action.

  • Typical of the second marriage for Chandra-12, Apple Computer 1955-2011 Steve Jobs first marriage was exploitive and accusatory, whereas his second alliance was identity-supporting and vigorous. The 2nd-union couple met in Oct-1989, during his Ketu-Budha period (Budha rules swamsha). Uttama-Shani-7 casts a strict and socially obliged drishti into bhava-1 = 2nd marriage; plus Rahu-9 casts drishti into 2, and a vigorous Mangala-Meza-1 occupies 1. Jobs pursued this identity-strengthening match with vigorous intensity -- albeit they became engaged in chidradasha, but did not wed until Zukra-Zukra. The second life-partner Ms. Laurene Powell is an iconic figure in her own right, reflected in the extraordinary strength of Job's own 2nd-from-Chandra = Meza-1 identity. Shani-7* Sasaya Yoga generates a disciplined opposition in mutual aspect to vital, athletic, competitive Kuja-1* Ruchaka Yoga and amplified by Zukra-yuti-Rahu-9. Compare to the adversarial first union-with-child, represented by Kanya-6, getting no planetary support except for Chandra-12-drishti.

The state of being married to this person brings social recognition to the native = 7th-from-7th-from-lagna 9 = Self

  • Memories Dreams Reflections 1875-1961 Carl Jung had a complex marriage situation. Chandra-12 and Guru-6 indicates multiple mates but not necessarily sequential due to rules 2nd-from-Chandra = Zukra and Zukra-yuti-Budha in coupling conversational Mithunaya-2. Jung had a number of affairs, some lasting decades, with women who were his colleagues and patients in the burgeoning new science of esoteric psychiatry. However his first legal marriage never dissolved due to the Guru-style inclusive tolerance shown by his life-mate Emma Jung* Guru-Thula-6 whilst Zukra-yuti-Budha-2.

Naturally the prognosis must be adjusted according to the ruler of 7th-from-Chandra and any graha within.

In-laws = life-partner-2's family

= 2nd-from-7th-from-Chandra = bhava-3. Therefore the in-laws may be more harmonizing, more adjusting, more accommodating toward the native even than the life-partner-2.

Psychic precursors

The second life-partnership may be emotionally triggered and sustained by deep memories of 2nd-from-12th. The general environment is psychically anticipated to contain the aryan qualities of arietis:

  • visible physicalized social identity and fleshly appearance, actively engaged musculature; sport and competition, hunting, dance, vigorous movement, vitality, new birth; bodily head, skull, brain, blood. Innovation, championship, nobility; first-arrived.


  • Barring the presence of rogesha-6 or randhresha-8 or ruler-of-12 in bhava-1, Soma in vyaya bhava generally enjoys a stronger prognosis for physical health during the era of the second life-partnership.

    The 3rd marriage partner may be secretive, but a remarkable healer too.


Mate-3 (if any) = bhava-8


The third life partner = agent of mysterious forces and hidden assets.

Outcome of this partner's behavior depends very much on the character of any graha in bhava-8. Rahu-8 or Mangala-8 have the potential to render the 3rd union sexually unsuitable; Shani in 8 gives 3rd Mate a lower caste rank or social class status.

The third life partner = involved in tantrik activities such as surgery , healing, identity-change, magical transformations, and management of emergencies or confidential information .

Often a high tolerance for infidelity within the third marriage, provided the finances are going well.- due to the secret-wealth qualities of bhava-8, which = 2nd-from-7th-from-lagna.

Oddly there may be a relationship between mate-3 and the family of the partner who was once mate-1.

bhava-8 = general significations of death of Mate , the opportunity for widowhood in the 3rd marriage is stronger.

third lifepartnership = emotionally triggered and sustained by deep memories of 9th-from-12th = ayur-bhava-8

  • secrecy; hidden knowledge, confidential or privileged information; taxes and inheritance; emergencies, catastrophic change; tantric transformation; surgery, therapeutic healing, sorcery, magic; conditions (not timing) of death; in-laws, the birth family of the first spouse; physical body internal sexual-reproductive and endocrine system.

  • Supplementing the material qualities of 3rd-marriage = radix bhava-9, natal Moon in bhava-12 gives an emotionally secretive 3rd-marriage partner


Mate-4 (if any) = bhava-3

the defensive, culturally-rooted, routine-loving, patriotic, nationalistic, comfort-seeking, home-loving, foundational, property-owning 4th-from-Chandra

Hello Barbara,

In your reading, you said that because my Moon is in the 12th house that if I have a second marriage, she will be from my same body type and appearance. That means she is from my same cultural background, same ethnicity, right?

I need to know because I am choosing between two candidates for second wife right now (actually my parents are choosing) and these ladies are both similar backgrounds as me ... but one is a bit different, not quite same, her father was not a member of our community but her father is a business success and my parents think that is a big plus. They are bending the rules a bit.

Let me know quickly please!

Awaiting your answer,


When the indicated marriage matches the radical lagna (in your case, 2nd-from-chandra for 2nd marriage) then the 2nd spouse hails from a similar physical lineage, similar gene pool, a similar physical identity. There is affinity between you and the 2nd spouse that is based on the energetic movement patterns and natural kinetic preferences of the two bodies.

But a distinction must be made between physical identity and cultural identity. Although historically for several millennia the physical types have matched fixed cultural backgrounds and cultural boundaries were strictly observed within ethnic communitiess, that is no longer true.

In the more pluralistic countries (particularly in the Anglosphere) genetics are not connected to cultural ethnicity. Ethnicity is not genetics. Ethnicity is language, food, marriage customs, religion, dance, clothing, style of dwellings… Ethnicity is culture, not genetics.

In Jyotisha, physical body and appearance matches bhava-1 but ethnicity and cultural roots-rhythms matches bhava-4.

The answer to your question about 2nd wife (Bhava-1) is not referring to her cultural background; it is referencing identity and physical body appearance as determined by her birth genetics.

The second lifepartnership partner will look like you (she is likely not from a dramatically different racial or genetic lineage, and may be from a very close lineage indeed).

But she could be very different from you culturally depending on the nation-and-culture in which she was raised in, and other features of her personal history which shaped her cultural identity separately from her physical-appearance identity.

Wishing you every happiness, healing from sorrow, guidance by inner light, and success in all of life’s endeavors,

Sincerely, BPL


Loreto Blossoms


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