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"America will never be destroyed from the outside.

If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."

~~ POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln



1861-1865 * POTUS-16

USA Civil War

1847-1849 * US Congressman from Illinois

land-deeds lawyer, circuit judge, shopkeeper

author of the Emancipation Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln

Earthbody-Entry Monday-12-Feb-1809

Earthbody-Exit 15-Apr-1865 (age 56, assassinated in office )



POTUS-16-partner * 1861-1865

Mary Todd Lincoln

Earthbody-Entry 13-Dec-1818

Earthbody-Exit 16-July-1882 (age 63)

nativity of Mary Todd Lincoln


attorney circuit-riding judge * POTUS-16 from 1861 until 1865 (assassinated in office) * Abraham Lincoln * 1809-1865

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Shatavisaka * Sadachbia * Shata-takara

BPL commentary:

For Shata-taraka natives, the disposition of mesmerizing, hypnotic, shadowy, privilege-seeking Professor Rahu considerably affects the outcome.

Exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, fascinators, mesmerizers, privilege-seekers, impostors, rogues, agents of passion and desire, self-proclaimers, self-promoters, charlatans, masters of smoke and oils, and entrancingly ambitious persons may be especially influential.

Guided by instructors from the civilizations of Sadachbia* Tabernacles

Rahu-ruled gentlemen who are born into Sata are often found in fascinating roles that boost mass consciousness. Sata births are somewhat rare. Sadachbia work with large regulated systems such as mathematics, scientific theories, and sacred cosmology.

Sadabija gentlemen may display principled methods of inquiry, and they may hold dignified social positions, but their personal lifestyles are often unorthodox. Their work often overturns an outdated social paradigm of scientific theory or religious belief.

Themes of over-reaching, charlatanry, entrancement, expedient linkage, hypnotic appearance, and connections between contradictory systems may contextualize Sata's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Shata-taraka

QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 88.

"A quiet and unassuming person,

thoughtful and meditative

  • yet given to sudden outbursts of temper.

Lives in the mental world rather than in the physical.

Prefers solitude to the company of others.

  • Does not care for small talk

  • and finds social contact rather tiresome.

Many astrologers and philosophers found with Shatataraka on the Rising Point."

A light eater and moderate in most things."

Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha periods

POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln * yuvatipathi-7 Budha-3 + Surya. Lincoln was a "circuit-rider" (3) lawyer and judge (7) for many years in rural Illinois Territory. Later his political career in the USA Congress and Presidency during the Civil War caused almost constant traveling within a 10-state area.

POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln * yuvatipathi-7 Chandra-1. Mr. Lincoln was an avoider. * Lincoln knew about the horrible carnage of the USA Civil War. He received detailed reports of military mismanagement. Yet his deal-maker (yuvatipathi-7 ) approach was to visit the army commanders (7, 10th-from-10th) in their camp (Chandra) and try to reach agreement (7). He disliked disharmonious relationships thus would not perform direct presidential interventions despite the counsel of his advisors. As a result, the catastrophic bloodshed continued. A similar pattern arose in his marriage to a women with violent episodes and a destructive overspending habit. He simply ignored the problem, seeking sanctuary in his private world.

POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln was said to have suffered intense disagreement with his luxury-spending wife Mary Todd about her household (Chandra) management style. She favored many purchases of an extravagant decor due to uttama-Zukra yuti Meena Guru. Lincoln found these accouterments (3, details) to be ostentatious and potentially bankrupting. However he did nothing to stop her. yuvatipathi-7 Chandra-12 is conflict-averse, and ultimately her home-based entertaining boosted his career.

Surya Mahadasha * age birth until age 1.7

12-Feb-1809 Earth-birth * Surya-Budha period * atmakaraka Budha rules 6-9

Chandra Mahadasha * age 1.7 until age 11.7

1816 (Abe age-7) his father a pioneer land speculator lost all claimed lands in a property title lawsuit which showed his father's claims-of-entitlement to be invalid. * Chandra-Shani period * Shani rules 12-dissolution, loss

05-Oct-1818 * (Abe age 9) Lincoln's mother died from Milk Fever which afflicted local settlers who drank the milk of cows who had eaten the white-snakeroot weed (digestible by cows but toxic to humans). It is quite likely that Mary Todd who was born on 13-Dec-1818 was his mom coming right back in. * Chandra-Zukra period

Mangala Mahadasha age 11.7 until age 18.7

Rahu Mahadasha * age 18.7 until age 36.7 * 1827-1845

15-Apr-1837 arrived in Springfield, Illinois (age 28) to set up law practice * Rahu-Budha period * Budha commercial business

04-Nov-1842 (Abe's age 33) Marriage to Mary Todd Lincoln * Rahu-Surya period * Surya rules swamsha * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Makara-Karkata contact Chandra-Makara

1843 (age 33) Abraham Lincoln and a partner bought a local shop. Almost immediately, his General Store failed in a healthy economy * Rahu-Surya period * Surya rules 7-partnership

01-Aug-1843 child-1 * Rahu-Chandra period

Guru Mahadasha * age 36.7 until age 52.7 * 1845-1861

Mar-1847 first elected term in Illinois House of Representatives * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru-2 rules 11-goals, attainments

17-Jan-1851 decease of father Thomas Lincoln * Guru-Budha period * Budha rules 12th-from-9th

1853 according to Ra, this year featured a walk-in from 4th density who assumed control of Lincoln's body-complex * Guru-Ketu period * Ketu-3 permeability, mentality dispersion

06-Nov-1860 elected POTUS-16 * Guru-Rahu chidradasha * Rahu wild outside chances, dark-horse candidate, outsider from Illinois

20-Dec-1860 South Carolina secedes from the Union * Guru-Rahu chidradasha * taboo behaviors

12-April 1861 USA Civil War begins * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

Shani mahadasha * age 52.7 until decease age 56 * 1861-1865

01-Jan-1863 Emancipation Proclamation *changed the legal status of all 3.5 million African-American slaves in the United States from enslaved to free * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani legal status

04-April-1864 after heavily promoting it as a vital necessity for the Union, Lincoln presided over the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment that outlawed slavery * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani legal status

08-Nov-1864 Lincoln re-elected POTUS-16 in landslide win * Shani-Budha period * Budha rules 5-elections

15-Apr-1865 Lightbody Lift-off * Shani-Budha period * Surya-yuti-Budha* Budha gives effect of Surya maraka rules 7

Distinctive features of the nativity


Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Kumbha * Arka * the radiator * radio
  • Surya in bhava-1 * center of identity, brightly embodied vitality, intelligence for competition, focus on appearance, championship entitlements, eye on personality
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, radiantly descriptive


Dad was a deal-maker and trade and land speculator of fluctuating fortunes. Surya rules 7-trade.. Kuja-yuti-Rahu in 9 exacerbates the intensity of Dad's overwhelming and challenging influence on Abe.

Abe recounted that Dad was unforgivingly harsh and materially-economically minded always. Surya-Kumbha ++ Kuja-yuti-Rahu occupies bhava-9.

Dad spent much of his life fighting legal battles over land-ownership deeds of title, which were often found to be forgeries or improperly written. Occasionally dad also had windfall profits in the wild-west land-bargaining market. Surya in bhava-1 rules Simha 4th-from-4th land-deals, landed properties .

Surya's natural authority is weakened in Kumbha. Surya in Kuja-ruled Dhaniztha nakshatra can indicate a dominating bully, Surya-Kumbha is reputed for a reduced concern with personal integrity (such as the honesty underlying a promise) and a charismatic force in marketplace interactions (Kumbha). Dad was pragmatic but not always honest.

As a circuit-riding judge dealing mainly with endless land-claim disputes, "Honest Abe" gained a reputation for fair adjudication under contentious circumstances.

Yuvathipathi contracts Surya-yuti-Budha and Budha rules 5 + 8

Surya rules the emotionally catastrophic, sudden-transformations 8th-from-Chandra.

Volatile circumstances for father and son. Mr. Lincoln's father experienced many upheavals including widowhood (8) and disastrous financial loss from land speculation gone wrong.

Surya-yuti-Budha occupies 2nd-from-Chandra = the family and its lineage values,

Dad was said to have been harsh and dominating whilst lacking empathy for his son. * Chandra in 12th from Surya = dissolution of father's empathy.Lincoln remarked that his father could be a predatory bully; and had it not been for the gentle ministrations of his father's second wife (2nd-from-Surya = Guru-yuti-Zukra-uttama),

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Makara-Draco * comforted by rhythmic hierarchical ordering
  • Chandra in Uttara-azadha * comforted by bright visions * protectors of confident conviction, brilliant philosophy, wise patronage, political doctrines
  • Chandra in classroom-12 * comfort in contemplation, familiar with interiority, research enclosures, soothed by imagination, routine intuition, Other-Worldly spaces, privacy; undulating dreams

Chandra in Uttara-azadha * the psychic * accepts accepts drishti from Mangala-10 + drishti from Shani-11


Mom married young and worked hard. Her husband was domineering and she lived quietly as a homesteading, pioneer wife and at-home schoolteacher. Mr. Lincoln recounted that he was deeply attached to his mother while she lived.

Chandra in classroom-12 suggests unavailability, invisibility, or loss of the mother-figure. She died when young Abe was nine (his gochara-Rahu-opposition.)

MARRIAGE partnership emotional support expectations

7th from Chandra-12 = bhava-6

Mary Todd Lincoln faced many challenges in life both social and physical. Through many separations and disagreements, Mary remained fiercely loyal to and protective of her husband,.

She was ill (6) throughout life, suffering unexplained fevers and migraine headaches. Mary may have had Borderline Personality Disorder due to the abandonment trauma of her mother's early death and her father's remarriage to a cruel step-mother. Mary was known to physically assault Abe, but he he generally ignored her tirades. Apparently her episodes were very regularly calendared (likely hormonal)and since he stood a foot taller than her, he quietly tolerated her attacks.

While Abe lived, she spent extravagantly on luxuries and home-entertainments. Herr social excesses indeed helped his career, which he recognized. His colleagues were said to have asked him why he did not have Mary contained. He responded that she had helped him, and he would not hurt her. After his death her wild spending became problematic for her son Robert, and Robert did have Mary legally committed to an insane asylum.

Longevity in a contentous marriage

There is harmonious coordination between Mary's Arudra lagna ++ Abe's Shatataraka lagna, along with their generally friendly Chandra placements (his Uttarazadha, hers Puna) . Despite Abe's Chandra-12 predisposition to marry an unbalanced wife, the couple appreciated each other's merits and they shared ambitious (Rahu) political goals. The marriage may have been uncomfortable often, but Abe's work took him away from home for months at a stretch; both enjoyed extra liaisons. At least at the level of public life, they were an oddly successful team.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Thula * vigorous pursuit of alliance * proactive negotiations * push toward bargained agreement
  • Mangala in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * drive toward doctrine, champion of a belief, pursuit of patronage, preaching dynamics, energized philosophical conquests, dominating father-figures
  • Kuja-yuti-Rahu * energized pretense, dynamic desires, masculine force joins opportunistic ambition, potential for aggressive pursuit of privileges

Leadership roles * 10th-from-Chandra + 10th navamsha

Kuja-yuti-Rahu resides in the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Championship Mangala-Vrischika rules 10th navamsha

Mangala-9 rules

  1. 3-commerce-communications (contains Ketu)
  2. 10-governance (contains Shani)

Kuja rules Meza-3 = the emotionally stability-seeking the defensive, culturally-rooted, routine-loving, patriotic, nationalistic, comfort-seeking, home-loving, foundational, property-owning 4th-from-Chandra

Kuja also rules Vrischika-10 = the emotionally motivated community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Kuja-yuti-Rahu drishti into bhava-3

Amplifies Lincoln's capacity for all aspects of Business management such as discussions, conversations, messaging, small-group process, projects, planning, schedules, itineraries, writing, correspondence. Not every venture succeeded but he was remarkably able to conduct discussions among his generals which surprised onlookers.

During the war, Lincoln did not hide behind his presidential desk or send messages by courier. Like the old circuit rider he was, Lincoln hopped on a horse and personally rode into the war camps to meet (3) directly with the decision-makers. He hired and fired (3) generals with aplomb. After firing a few, he decided to entrust POTUS-18 Civil War 1822-1885 Ulysses S. Grant with the duties of General of the Union Army. Many thought Grant a poor choice due to his alcoholism. However Lincoln found Grant to be a skillful writer and clear communicator, as well as experienced in bloodshed. Grant, who was raised in his father's slaughterhouse, was Lincoln's Kuja-yuti-Rahu choice.

Kuja-yuti-Rahu the defensive, culturally-rooted, routine-loving, patriotic, nationalistic, comfort-seeking, home-loving, foundational, property-owning 4th-from-Chandra = settlement, property, boundaries; the energetic (Kuja) Wild West World of homesteading, unclear land claims, and boom-bust profits (Rahu).

Mangala-9 drishti into 12+3+4. Abe takes risks in vigorous pursuit (Rahu-yuti-Mangala) of social identity, distinction in matters of foreign lands (12) + commerce (3 who and what may be sold) + 4-properties..

Lincoln had empowered, dynamic energy (Kuja-yuti-Rahu) to make executive decisions (10) .

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Budha Atmakaraka

  • Budha-Kumbha * connecting communications, articulation of social-scientific networks, systematic pronouncements, messages about communities and economies, explains large-scale social movements
  • Budha in bhava-1 * digbala * narrative of appearance, describer of embodiment, explainer of tangible self, delivers instructions for physical identity
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * articulation of radiant confidence, message of willpower and charisma, talkative father

Fulfillment of Purpose

Budha-1 rules Kanya-8-conditions of death. Circumstances of war, slavery, profound disagreement, accusation. Generally one born with randresha-in-lagna is relatively short-lived, a revolutionary (8) figure who takes birth to initiate a Great Change.

Budha-1-Sata-taraka communicator rules 5-politics + 8-catastrophic conditions

Budha-1 signals readiness for teamwork, ensemble. Lincoln worked in constant communication with his advisors, military generals, and aides

Budha-yuti-Surya = lawyer Surya rules-7 ++ 5-8 Budha. In the rural areas of Illinois, his lawyering duties developed his politicking skills (5) Talking with folks all over the state provided wide exposure to political concerns (5) and expressions of desire for or fear of change (8). Lincoln's tasks (Budha, handcraft) included judge, jury, assessor, regulator, document examiner, and more.

Budha-1 receiving drishti of Rahu-9 talks about a cultural mixing, over-reaching, to some preposterous claim of racial equality. = Budha-dialog = 9-ideology, inspiration

Lincoln lived before the age of electricity. Yet his public addresses to the citizens, the Civil War Troops, and member of Congress were so compelling that they covered in detail by the newspaper media (Budha) and his collocative vocabulary became deeply influential.

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Guru rules the emotionally motivated communicative cohort evangelical instructional team-working administrative managerial announcing publishing reporting explanatory conversational lyrical messaging 3rd-from-Chandra + the sanctuary-seeking, privatized 12th-from-Chandra

  • Guru-Meena * much guidance, many imaginings, many dreams, intuitive beliefs, doctrine of astral guidance
  • Guru in bhava-2 * much hoard, many songs, many stories, history, storage, several genetic lineages, much many accumulated goods, numerous languages, many voices, many valuations
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra sodarya-karaka * multiple sisterly-figures, abundant pleasures and treasures

From Chandra-Makara-Draco lagna, the believers' voice of abundant, doctrinal, theoretical, philosophical, preaching Professor Guru rules

  • the emotionally motivated information-delivering, evangelical, publishing, announcing, script-reading, reporting, conversational, process-managing communications of 3rd-from-Chandra
  • the emotionally motivated sanctuary-seeking, private, retreating, withdrawing, cloistered, imaginative, meditative 12th-from-Chandra

Guru Bhava-2 provided the distinctive philosophical breadthin his style of delivery of speeches and proclamations

Dhanayoga for Kumbha lagna

Guru ruler of 2 + 11 * Guru-2 yuti uttama-Zukra * Guru also rules 2-11 navamsha

Lincoln was hardworking and ill but he also had capital to fund his political campaigns and social entertaining. Some of that wealth came from his wife Mary (Zukra-uttama-2)

Guru-yuti-Zukra 2 =charitable, financially focused family of origin.

Guru Mahadasha * age 36.7 until age 52.7 * 1845-1861

Political career began when elected to USA Congress during Guru-Guru swabhukti. Remained in elected roles for remainder of Guru Mahadasha his age 36-52.

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka


  • Zukra-Meena * uttama * appreciation of music-arts, pleasures of imagination, enjoys symbolic clairsentience, dreamlike arrangements
  • Zukra-2 * swabhava * pleasure of gathered assets, enjoys banked, collected equity; feminine-figures predominate the family, gracious storyteller, preserved, linguistic, voiced, historical values , appreciation of assets
  • Zukra-yuti-Guru * gracious generosity, expanded beauty, sweetly inclusive doctrines of belief

uttama-Zukra-yuti-Guru-Meena-2 = Mary's father 9th-from-7th-from-Chandra

The funding for the dancing parties, feasting, and luxurious entertainment which made Abe a viable political competitor came from Mary's father. Mary's dad was a wealthy political Kingmaker operating in the Illinois-Kentucky field. (Compare to similar kingmaker dad of POTUS-pair-40 Just Say No 1921-2016 Nancy Davis Reagan)

Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-property ownership + 9-theory, philosophy, higher principles

Expertise on matters of property ownership, agriculture (4) and economic systems (11) His swift and decisive constitutional adjudication of the slave question (Thula fairness, justice) often overshadows the substantial work that he performed toward modernizing the USA economy (11).

Eloquent, Elegant, and Abundant Speeches* Zukra-yuti-Guru bhava-2

Famed for his speeches after the walk-in 1853

Lincoln's presidential years are distinguished in the public memory by his speeches-2 such as the Gettysburg Address. His measured, paced expression of words (Zukra grace) transformed his speeches into icons of the national consciousness. Lincoln said that his mother (Chandra-rhythm) home-schooled him using the only available text, the King James English Bible. Lincoln repeated that prosody and internalized the rhythms (Chandra) of 1600's English litany. When he came to speak to the entire nation (and its enemies) he spoke with a deeply familiar cadence.

Lincoln's speeches are still studies in US schools and colleges, more than 150 years after he spoke them.

Expertise in matters of Property Ownership and Economic Systems

Having grown up with a land-speculator father, Lincoln was especially knowledgeable in the law of property-claims, and on the judicial circuit it was property-claim conflicts that he mainly handled. His dynamic legal interpretations in the legal framework (9 contains Kuja-yuti-Rahu) of property ownership in the Anglo legal tradition (4 ethnicity) became invaluable when considering the key question of the Civil War: whether human slaves could be legally considered as owned property

Childhood and Parents

Lincoln's childhood (4) was defined by land-speculation and farming. Uttama-Zukra rules 4-mother and 9-father

Liquor Zukra

Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender. He was co-owner of the short-lived business named Berry and Lincoln, a saloon in Springfield, Illinois


kalatra-karaka Zukra = yogakaraka from both Chandra-Makara-Draco and Kumbha lagna

Zukra-2 * uttama kalatra-karaka = Mrs. Lincoln was gifted in

Despite her mental health struggles, Mrs. Lincoln's extravagant entertainments focused on food, liquors, dancing, and music uttama-Zukra-yuti-Guru-2 Music, Food. Her door was always open to guests . While never veering into open immorality, her lush offerings saliently benefitted her husband's dramatic ascent from hard-scrabble rural lawyer to elevated POTUS-16.

Before and during her marriage, Mary Todd Lincoln maintained a luxury lifestyle. After marriage her husband was often absent while was often away on circuit riding judge duties. Yet her home * Zukra rules-4 * became a comfortable, welcoming place for political discussions and conversations among Mr. Lincoln's constituents. People remembered that Mary had treated them nicely.

Guru-yuti-Zukra indicates Mary's dramatic - eventually psychotic - luxury shopping addiction

Guru rules 11 = 6th-from-7th-from-Chandra-12 ++ Guru-yuti-Zukra = wife's multiple health issues

Mary Todd had several (Guru many) well-placed suitors. Yet she suffered from mental and physical illnesses including severe migraine headaches. She felt most comfortable with Abe who had plenty of his own health miseries, including depression. Many scholars now consider Mrs. Lincoln to have suffered from bipolar disorder (due to her spending sprees) or perhaps borderline personality disorder (due to abandonment by her deceased mother and rejection by the stepmother).

Yet, regardless of significant marital polarizing catalysis, she supported Abe publically until his Earthbody-Exit. When Chandra rules 7th-from-Chandra the couple are so allied emotionally that their bond survives most complexities and stresses.

In a husband's nativity, uttama-Zukra+ swakshetra Guru would suggest a wife who was delightfully pretty, plump, and wealthy. Mary Todd Lincoln hailed from a more financially privileged social class. * uttama- Meena-Zukra

Mary Todd's social entertaining skills (Zukra-3 rules 5) and her family's financial standing were essential elements in his rise to POTUS . During her husband's constant judicial-duty absences, she continued entertaining (Zukra-3 rules 5) which both enhanced his social reputation and showed more people how crazy her spending patterns were. Eventually her mental health (3) outbursts and spending sprees became a career-damaging conflict = 6th-from-10th. Lincoln's advisers wanted to restrain her but Lincoln would not allow Mary to be mistreated.

Super-powerful political career yoga belies Abe's humble origins

Yogakaraka uttama Zukra rules 10th radical bhava

Yogakaraka uttama karmesha Zukra rules emotionally attention-seeking, creative, political 5th-from-Chandra

Career Ambition made possible by Grace in a time of Horrible War

Zukra ruler of 10th-from-Chandra ultimately controls the powerhouse Kuja-yuti-Rahu-10 suggesting diplomatic, negotiating strategies in the context of war (Kuja). Naturally this arrangement covers the USA Civil War and its conditions of excessive violence, but Zukra also governs the excessive conditions within their marriage as Mrs. Lincoln's mental health issues began to worsen.

Shani-Zukra period elected unlikely POTUS-16

Although the rough, gaunt, rural-mannered, self-taught attorney Lincoln was a very unlikely dark horse candidate for POTUS-16, the nation was desperate for a bold opportunistic (Rahu) personality who could bring agreement between the bitterly warring North and South factions.

Thula the Bargainer pays the price

Massive casualties and widespread carnage had become the new normal. Hatred, bitterness, and despair filled the land. POTUS-18 Civil War 1822-1885 Ulysses S. Grant had a Visaka tolerance for extreme killing. His Thula lagna matches Lincoln's Thula karmasthana. Having paid the horrible price in blood of brothers and brought the war to a close, Lincoln got the all-clear exit permission during Shani-Chandra.

Lincoln's powerful Yogakaraka Zukra is expanded by Meena-Guru, and Guru casts drishti upon Vrischika Shani-11 goals = harsh, vicious realities. Lincoln remains one of the most beloved USA presidents because his Zukra agreements empowerment brought an end to the terrible brother-against-brother fighting of the Civil War.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka


Shani rules 2nd-from-Chandra-family line, assets, speech-eyes-face-hair

  • Shani-Vrizchika * old secrets, pressured discovery, must explore, pressured genitals-anus, imposed secrecy, must transform with scarce resources
  • Shani in Bhava-10 * must govern the old order; cautious, conventional leadership; tense governance, chronic weighty executive duties, heavy responsibilities within the social hierarchy; heavy pressure against freely chosen social policies


  1. Shani's 3rd drishti to Makara-Chandra-12 shows deep sadness due to a dignified private grief following death of the mother, his age-9
  2. Shani's 7th drishti to Vrishabha-bhava-4 shows capacity for executive command decisions in land-ownership cases, due to hard-won experience (Shani) during his childhood (4) with his land-speculating father
  3. Shani's 10th drishti to Simha bhava-7 shows capacity for endurance in political negotations

From Chandra-Makara-Draco-12 lagna, the mature sober serious structured hierarchical Professor Shani rules

  • the emotionally-motivated traditionalism, family lineage conserving, treasure-preserving, language-and-history remembering, acquisitive, genetic conservation of 2nd-from-Chandra
  • the emotional authenticity of in-the-body feelings represented by sensitive, receptive, absorptive Chandrana-12

Personality and Tall, Thin Fleshbody

As of 2018, Abraham Lincoln was the tallest president at a lanky 6' 4" and weighing a slender 180 pounds

Shani drishti to Makara Chandra-1 = young Abraham = a very hard worker, known for his quiet lawfulness , the very icon of pioneer persistence, with every quality of Shani becoming exceptionally evident and pronounced. such as roughness, thinness, darkness, perseverance, lawfulness, and sobriety.

Yet also known for his ability to speak the mind of the people when the time for public debate was at hand * Shani-11 community rules Budha-2 speeches

Mental health * Shani-11 drishti into Chandra-1

Lincoln suffered the mental ailment of melancholy = in the modern age called clinical depression. Modern research physicians also retroactively diagnose Lincoln with a deadly hormonal disease. Had Lincoln not been assassinated in service (age 56), the disease would have been estimated to cap his lifespan at less than 60 years.


Shani drishti + Mangala drishti to 5 ensures existing children but much sorrow via offspring

Abraham and Mary Lincoln produced four sons. Three died before reaching adulthood; one survived. The sole surviving son, Robert Lincoln, rose to high office in national government, reputation, and acquired treasuries.

Shani mahadasha * age 52.7 until decease age 56 * 1861-1865\

During Shani Mahadasha, he looked tired. He was tired.

Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)

Rahu rules Mary's Arudra lagna ++ Rahu rules Abe's Shatataraka lagna

  • Rahu-Thula *craving for trade * mask of fairly bargained contracts; fascinated by arrangements, deals, term of agreement * seeks special importance via negotiation, via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) diplomacy, advising
  • Rahu in bhava-9 * in swabhava of Saptarishi Guru, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual doctrine, theory, dharma, worldview; desires a special, important teacher-preacher role in catechesis, principled discourses of abstract ideas, ideology, philosophy. Extraordinary father-figure, ambitious professors and religious teachers. Thrives in culturally-mixed university, temple, sangha, or sacred-teaching settings. Rahu the Poseur may pose as a charitable philanthropist, a wisdom-purveyor, a patron of principled thought, a guru-figure, a philosopher, or a globalist humanitarian. Exciting, opportunistic third marriage (if any).
  • Kuja-yuti-Rahu * amplified competition, magnified championship, exotic pursuits, tricky innovation, opportunistic brother-warriors, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of inventive, dynamic energy

Emotional drive to elite governance roles

Kuja-yuti-Rahu-9 resides in emotionally-motivated leadership = 10th-from-Chandra

Rahu-9 drishti to 1-3-5 ++ Kuja rules 3+10

risk-taker in governance matters (10), aggressively (Kuja) decisive but fair (Thula).

Kuja-yuti-Rahu strong in 10th-from-Chandra * desire (Rahu) to achieve the top rank (10) and the energy (Mangala) to pursue high ranking position. Rahu amplified his executive (10) authority.

Rahu Mahadasha * age 18.7 until age 36.7 * 1827-1845

Lincoln was a shopkeeper and frequently-traveling horseback circuit-riding lawyer during much of his Rahu Mahadasha. Kuja-yuti-Rahu = muscularly active Kuja rules 3-circuits, repeating tasks, management, documentation, commerce, conversations ++ 10-executive decisions, career, public recognition, icon of the social order

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidrakaraka * departure

  • Ketu-Meza * incomplete nobility, empty arrival, dissolute conquest, not limited by blood or birth, ignores restriction on innovative movement
  • Ketu in classroom-3 * absentee sibling, off-topic communications, disinterested in discourse, dissolved messaging boundaries, disregards conventional discussions, eccentric modes of writing, irrelevance of the mental narrative

Ketu-4 dissolves the home-shelter boundaries and permits the invisible exchange of mother-figures

In the early decades of the 1800's while the Euro-pioneers were driving the hunter-gatherer native populations off the land and carving out subsistence farms in the dense wilderness of the Indiana Territories, Lincoln's childhood (4) was wandering (Ketu). The family relocated often (Ketu-4 + Kuja-drishti). .

Walk-In's Welcome

According to the social-memory complex resonating to the syllable known as Ra, POTUS-16 was a psychic walk-in.

Guru-Meena rules-2.

1853 according to Ra, this year featured a walk-in from 4th density who assumed control of Lincoln's body-complex * Guru-Ketu period * Ketu-3 permeability, mentality dispersion

Ra reports that Lincoln was suffering from a debilitating illness, along with mental disorientation, depression, and marital conflict. He was ready to abandon his life (Ketu). Psychically, he asked for permission to exit the incarnation. This permission was granted sont he condition that he would permit his fleshbody to complete its allocated lifespan of 56 years..

Repeating the denouement experienced 10,000 years previous in the Atlantean civilization, a collective social decision about slavery was imminent. This decision would be finalized via one of the most gruesome wars of human history. This decision would be sealed in public memory for centuries.

In cooperation with this momentous agenda, before beginning his dark-horse campaign for POTUS-16, Mr. Lincoln's original personality exited his fleshbody and, by spiritual agreement, a specifically purposed replacement personality entered.

The obscure Congressman from Illinois, Abraham Lincoln, had no widely recognized political identity.

Hence, it was relatively easy for the incoming spirit to transform the persona of a stuttering rural horseback-lawyer into an eloquent literature-quoting public orator. Not every element of the replacement was perfectly tuned. For example, Lincoln (who likely had chronic thyroid disease) was said to have spoken with a high-pitched voice which belied his long-legged tall frame

At the onset of Shani Mahadasha, the persona of Lincoln produced a wave of surprising wisdom and prosodic grace that overwhelmingly, positively, dramatically appealed greatly to an exhausted, demoralized, war-weary electorate.

That certainly was a sudden change.

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln took place at the appointed time of exit. Immediately following the extreme bitterness and hatred of the American Civil War, his violent death at the hands of a slavery-supporter marked the final pinnacle of grief. At the point of Lincoln's highly symbolic death, the nation was totally saturated with sorrow. There could be no more fighting. The grief of a nation had finally overpowered its anger.

Although the agents of Orion were not pleased, Lincoln's Earthbody-Exit effectively ended the post-Atlantean (American) debate about institutionally legal slavery.

Recent medical research gives some credence to Ra's claim about Lincoln's suicidal despair. It is now understood that, at his era in history, the conditions of his genetically caused illness would have very likely resulted in a lifespan ending approximately at the time of the political assassination.


POTUS-16-partner * 1861 until 1865 * Mary Todd Lincoln * 1818-1882

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Arudra * Trinetra

BPL commentary:

For Arudra natives, the disposition of mesmerizing, hypnotic, shadowy, privilege-seeking Professor Rahu considerably affects the outcome.

Exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, fascinators, mesmerizers, privilege-seekers, impostors, rogues, agents of passion and desire, self-proclaimers, self-promoters, charlatans, masters of smoke and oils, and entrancingly ambitious persons may be especially influential.

Guided by the instructional forces of Orion.

Rahu-ruled Arudra ladies are often found in sensuous, writhing, twisting, fascinating roles. Mesmerizing dancers, they use the communicative signaling of hands, shoulders, legs, hips, and pelvic thrust to great advantage. Stage performers of high excellence, Arudra ladies can send waves of desire (Rahu) through an audience numbering one or one-million.

Arudra feminines are often the diva type who are sensuously clever (Rahu), verbally quick, and impatient. Thiruvaathira feminine-figures may be gifted in handcraft, commerce, painting, descriptive writing, evocative song-writing, and the arts of seductive imagery such as photography, costume, and arts-of-style (Budha).

Themes of illusion, passion, volatility, intense cycles of attraction-and-repulsion, and stormy outbursts may contextualize Arudra's terrestrial experience.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra, p 93.

"A critical fault-finding disposition is apparently conferred ...

Her disagreeable disposition,

coupled with a sarcastic manner and speech,

  • makes it difficult for other people to tolerate her.

Although she is extremely clever in her conversation

and many people will be impressed by her speech,

  • while still disliking her.

She is extravagant to the point of wastefulness,

  • but on herself rather than on others,

  • although at times she will be grudgingly generous
  • to those with whom she comes in contact.

She has weak lungs and should be careful of colds and coughs,

  • as there is a tendency towards tuberculosis."

Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha periods

POTUS-pair-16 Illinois 1818-1882 Mary Todd Lincoln a suffered the death of her mother at age 8, followed by her wealthy father's quick remarriage to a hostile stepmother and the arrival of nine further children. Her childhood experience from age 8 until adulthood ranged from parental negligence (Ketu-4) to overt mistreatment (Surya-6 ruling Rahu-2 indicates a verbally abusive father). Yet there was social grace, education, and the wealth of town-life which contrasted to the often dire poverty and illiteracy of the surrounding pioneer farmers. Mary bonded with an elder sister which somewhat relieved the home stress. (Ketu-4 allows Mary to abandon the childhood home). But Zukra-6 bandesha indicates ongoing conflict despite the trappings of material luxury.

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Mary Todd Lincoln was said to have had an eccentric fashion sense, developed in coordination with her personal seamstress

Guru Mahadasha * age birth until age 9

13-Dec-1818 Earth-birth * Guru-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-5 politics of severance

July-1825 grieved the decease of mother (Mary's age 6) * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

01-Nov-1826 father suddenly remarries; Mary's stepmother is cruel * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

Shani mahadasha * age 9 until age 28

04-Nov-1842 (her age 23) Marriage to POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln * Shani-Rahu period * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Makara-Karkata contact Makara swamsha

01-Aug-1843 child-1 * Shani-Rahu period

Budha Mahadasha * age 28 until age 45

06-Nov-1860 Abraham Lincoln elected POTUS-16 * Budha-Guru period * Guru-7 lagnesha

Jan-1862 death of her favorite son Willie * Budha-Shani chidradasha

Ketu Mahadasha * age 45 until 52

08-Nov-1864 Abraham Lincoln re-elected POTUS-16 in landslide win * Ketu-Zukra period * Zukra-7 gives effects of Guru lagnesha

15-Apr-1865 Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ketu-Zukra period * Zukra-7 gives effects of Budha rules 7th-from-7th

1868-1870 Mary and her teenage son Tad reside in Frankfurt, Germany * Ketu-Shani + Ketu-Budha * Ketu wandering

Zukra Mahadasha * age 52 until decease age 63

July-1871 death of her third son Tad * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti * Zukra gives effect of Guru-rules-2nd-from-9th-from-Chandra = death of 3rd child

16-July-1882 (age 63) Lightbody Lift-off * Zukra-Guru period * Guru maraka rules-7

Distinctive features of the Nativity


Mary Todd Lincoln, age 30, in 1848


Mary and Abraham's eldest son, Robert Todd Lincoln. He became adversarial toward his mother due to her extreme behaviors, especially her legendary, lavish spending sprees. Ketu occupies 5th-from-Chandra. He famously convinced a judge to sentence his widowed, apparently hallucinating, wildly over-spending mother to an insane asylum. And she famously convinced some of her well-placed friends to arrange her release.

Their mother-son relationship never stopped, but Robert developed the same highly complex approach toward Mary that her father had pursued.

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Dhanuzya* Aditya * the unsplit, undivided
  • Surya in bhava-7 * center of agreements, brightly negotiating, focus on trade, intelligence for equity, peer entitlements, eye on contractual relationships
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, radiantly descriptive
  • Surya-yuti-Guru * confidently expansive, bright teacher, entitled to philosophize, radiantly generous
  • Surya-yuti-Zukra * confidently harmonious, bright bargainer, entitled to pleasures, radiantly diplomatic, self-reflexively attractive


Dad was a planter and a substantial land owner in slave-state Kentucky Surya in bhava-7 = 4th-from-4th. Robert Smith Todd was also a shopkeeper (Surya rules 3-business) and Whig politician in the frontier town of Lexington, Kentucky.

He and Mary had a complex, multi-faceted relationship. Her dad was a critically important supporter of Mary and Mary in turn was a critically important supporter of her husband's political career.

Surya-yuti-Budha associates Mary's identity (Budha lagnesha) and career with her dad while Surya-yuti-Guru associates Mary's housing, education, and advisor relationship with her dad.

Robert Smith Todd was a financier and trained lawyer with a gambler's interest in politics (a local kingmaker). Her father was a trained lawyer who passed the Kentucky bar exam, but he never practiced law professionally. Guru rules 7-law

Mary was a top student in all subjects, especially writing (Budha). She managed a large household and an extensive social network while expressing her own ideological convictions with articulate aplomb. Her father's funding combined with her educated graces and extravagant entertaining made possible her husband's remarkable ascent from Illinois frontier judge to POTUS-16.

Dad funds Abe's political career

Mary's Zukra-yuti-Budha + Surya-yuti-Guru-7 show her dad as a local political booster and kingmaker with strong and contradictory ideological opinions (Dhanuzya). He was accused of hypocrisy due to promoting anti-slavery beliefs while owning numerous household slaves. Three of his sons fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War.

His wealth and connections funded Mary's extravagant entertaining and laid the foundation for Abe's ascent from state legislator to USA Congress to POTUS. In Abe's nativity, Mary's dad is seen via 9th-from-7th-from-Chandra = Zukra-Guru-Meena-2.

Dad was prolific * Surya-yuti-Guru

In 1825 when Mary was six year old, her mother died after a final childbirth. Afterwards, Mary maintained a deep attachment to her elder sister, but her stepmother was said to have been cruel. Her father did not support Mary's appeal for better treatment, but sided with his second wife, who bore him nine further children (bringing the father's children to a total of 14).

He was known to have many social liaisons, and was called an absentee father, rarely at home despite having 14 children from two marriages

Father's - and Mary's - Contradictory beliefs

He was a complex and contradictory man who held hypocritical opinions with impunity (Surya-Mula), as represented by Surya-Mula combining with Guru-Budha-Zukra. Like her dad, Mary Lincoln was known for her confident and sometimes complex political opinions.

Her father was a vigorous opponent of the slavery culture of Kentucky, which was a cotton and tobacco plantation state . Her father also owned numerous household slaves.

Surya-yuti-Zukra associates Mary's financial treasuries and worldview with her dad.

Mary's husband Abraham Lincoln earned relatively little in his job as a judicial circuit rider, but Mary's father quietly contributed lands and monies into Mary's accounts so that she could enjoy the more luxurious lifestyle into which she had been raised.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Mithunaya * comforted by rhythmic signal messaging
  • Chandra in Punarvasu * comforted by restoration of abundance * protectors of sensitive wise instruction, expansive details, generous planning, philosophical explanations

  • Chandra in classroom-1 * comfort in glowing incandescent embodiment, familiar with forward action, innovation, first-arrival, aristocracy, soothed by new birth, routine movements, undulating personality

Health * Mental and Physical

Chandra-1 (mind) receives drishti of rulers of nine bhava.

A complicated psycho-emotional setting = drishti into Chandra from Surya-Budha-Guru-Zukra +++Mangala-6

Mrs. Lincoln had severe health issues as did her husband. Her mood swings accompanied by migraine headaches were noticed even in childhood, following the tragic death of her mother (Chandra) and increasing steadily through adulthood, escalating into suicidal episodes and extreme behavior, with the tragic deaths of three of her sons and her husband's assassination.

Her miseries increased in middle age, with the stress of her husband's governance responsibilities during the Civil War and his murder occurring only months after he won a landslide, high-popularity re=election..

The glory and acclaim that she expected from her husband's post-war second-term crumbled into severe grief and political chaos as POTUS-17 Reconstruction 1808-1875 Andrew Johnson tried to un-do all of the abolition legislation for which both Mary and Abe had worked for a decade.

Some scholars assert that Mary Todd Lincoln suffered from Borderline Personality Disorder which is often distinguished by a contradictory behavior pattern = public-perfect-praiseworthy vs. private-harmful-violent. Although a superb social entertainer and a supportive partner in their two-person career, Mrs. Lincoln's behaviors (attested by her adult son and others) became highly problematic for her inner family. Symptoms included out-of-control binge-spending sprees on extravagant luxury items and violent screaming fits within the home

Notable traumatic events which affected Mary's mental state included the death of her mother (Mary's age 8), rejection and ostracizing by a hostile stepmother, an oft-absentee husband who had his own medical problems, and rapid-in-succession deaths of her husband and three of her four sons, along with other tragedies

Her stepmother was notoriously cruel toward Mary and her siblings. Borderline Personality Disorder is considered to originate in extreme fear of abandonment and is often linked to a death or rejection by a parent. This pattern has the capacity to experience psychotic episodes, and Mrs. Lincoln was remanded to asylum on this pretext.

Chandra in Punarvasu is naturally generous and open-minded.

As a married couple they are exceptionally well-matched (his Makara-Dhaniztha ruled by Kuja ++ her Kanya-Chitra ruled by Kuja). Likely he accepted her ailments as small price to pay for her focused, direct, and loyal support

Whitehouse observers commented on Mary's physical beating of her husband. Mrs. Lincoln was mentally ill but physically strong, and Whitehouse observers commented that she would muscularly batter the hapless president when she was having an episode. However his response was normally to avoid her by disappearing under camouflage of work duties.

Open-door policy * Arudra Chandra-10

Her taste for impulsive (Arudra) experience resulted in an open door policy at home. Mary welcomed visitors at all hours in their Springfield home, which severely stressed the domestic help but also built a body of supporters for her husband's career.

Her house was welcome to many of her husband's associates and her generous entertaining was a major engine of advancement for her husband's career. However, despite dramatic successes, Mary's open-house policy often broke the budget. However even then her appreciative husband simply shook his head and carried on (knowing that her dad would soon refill the coffers).

MARRIAGE partnership support expectations

7th-from-Chandra-1 the plethora of graha in bhava-7 indicates numerous liaisons. Primarily, her husband was a lawyer (7). Guru as karmesha in 7 indicates her husband's aspiration for top leadership roles. The graha in 7 show Mary's ability to create a large number of supporting promises and allegiances to boost his profile.

Shata-taraka (Abe) + Arudra (Mary) alliance needs diversity and space.

Surya + Zukra + Budha + Guru occupy the emotionally motivated partnerships of 7th-from-Chandra. Not only Mary but also her husband maintained diverse relationships. Contemporaries observed that Mr. Lincoln preferred the homo-social companionship of gentlemen. Whenever Mrs. Lincoln was not residing in the White House, he returned to sleeping with his male companion

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Vrizchika * Swakshetra * vigorous pursuit of secrets; push toward discovery
  • Mangala in bhava-6 * drive toward conflict, pursuit of service, energized adversarial conquests
  • Kuja-yuti-Surya * energized confidence, dynamic genius, masculine force joins willful charm

Mangala-6 occupies the emotionally conflicted 6th-from-Chandra

Mangala rules karakamsha bhava-6. Despite her many remarkable activities, Mary is best known for her diseases, both mental and physical, and especially for her attacks upon her spouse. Observers remarked that she regularly beat her stalwart husband. Being a very tall man and mainly passive in nature, and subject to severe depressions himself, Mr. Lincoln was said to have borne the crazed aggressions of his petite wife with little more than a grimace.

Mrs. Lincoln's lasting profile has been her publicly dramatized mental health challenges leading to asylum commitment by her own son. Mangala-6 drishti to 12 (asylum) + drishti to 1-energizes her own muscular vitality

She was also frequent victim of migraine headache and violent outbursts against her household staff and her family.

Like many in her generation, Mary was addicted to the commonly prescribed pain-killers of the day, which were primarily mixtures of opiates with alcohol. In particular, unknowing physicians of her era addicted her and millions like her to the compound called laudanum. These hapless drugs may have exacerbated her existing bipolar episodes.

exceptionally strong in shad-bala

Mrs. Lincoln is believed to have suffered borderline personality disorder which results in a delightful facade of social grace presented to to outsiders while a regime of stress-triggered private violence is inflicted upon those inside the family, with a marked tendency to divide the family into flawless "good children" versus damned "bad children". As the disorder progresses, typically the husband joins the damned portion. By accounts of observers in her day, Mary Todd was mentally ill but muscularly strong (lKuja drishti to 1). Observers commented that she would physically batter the president when she was having an episode.

Kuja-6 in 6th-from-Chandra * health disorders however she triumphs

Bi-Polar Disorder? Borderline Personality Disorder? Retrospectively, Mrs. Lincoln is believed to have suffered from perhaps bipolar disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder, among other diagnostic possibilities.

Called "Crazy Mary" by her enemies (of which she had vicious ones) her struggle with mental illness and likely a laudanum addiction is fairly well documented. So is her alienated son's (Ketu in 5th-from-Chandra) attempts to staunch her erratic behaviors. Mary Todd Lincoln suffered from a financial (Zukra) spending disorder, associated with extreme mood swings. Mary's shopping binges focused on expensive purchases of luxury items such as jewelry and decorative finery (Zukra + Guru + Budha). Disease symptoms included extravagant over-budget binge-spending, wild screaming, aggressively beating her hapless husband (who was much larger but also much meeker), hallucinations, and attempted suicides (Ketu-7).

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka


  • Budha-Dhanuzya * priestly communications, articulation of theoretical, doctrinal, philosophical beliefs
  • Budha in bhava-7 * narrative of relationships, trusts, betrothal, contracts, describer of deal-making, delivers instructions for negotiation, explainer of arrangements
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * articulation of radiant confidence, message of willpower and charisma, talkative father
  • Budha-yuti-Guru * articulation of charitable generosity, message of optimism and expansion, talkative teacher
  • Budha-yuti-Zukra * articulation of equity in agreements, message of justice and fairly bargained contracts; songwriting , talkative sister-cousin-cohort, lyricist

Budha rules

  • 1 + 4
  • from Chandra 1+4
  • Budha rules Chandra + Budha mutual drishti with Chandra * conversationalist, parlors

Until the tragedies of the assassination of her husband and the deaths of three of her four sons, she was a highly capable hostess and manager.


Budha represents her husband's careers as a shopkeeper and an attorney. Before his storied ascent to POTUS-16, Lincoln operated a number of businesses (Budha), including circuit-riding judge-attorney (Guru law, repeating law circuits) bartender (Zukra) shopkeeper (Budha) and writing of deeds, titles, and judgments (Budha).

Budha bandesha-4 in 4th-from-4th home

Mr. Lincoln was fond of remarking that Mary's household management style was sometimes concerning (especially financially) but that she seemed to be getting results. (He opined similarly about his unlikely Civil War high general, the alcoholic Army-reject Ulysses S. Grant ... who did, against every expectation, win that horrible war.)


Bandesha (schooling) Budha expanded and articulated by Guru-Budha-Zukra-Surya-4. In a pioneer era of Euro-settlement when many of her female peers would have been non-literate, Mary was remarkably well-educated.

Budha Mahadasha * age 28 until age 45


Surya + Zukra + Budha + Guru occupy the emotionally motivated partnerships of 7th-from-Chandra

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

* Hamsha Yoga

  • Guru-Dhanuzya * mulatrikona * much philosophy, humanistic beliefs, broad worldview, doctrine of inclusive diversity
  • Guru in bhava-7 * many contracts, much negotiation, much partnership, abundant agreement, numerous alliances
  • Guru-yuti-Surya pitri-karaka * multiple father-figures, abundant confidence, much radiance, much humanistic political philosophy-policy
  • Guru-yuti-Budha yukta-karaka * multiple sibling-teammate figures, abundant conversational messaging, much discursive humanistic philosophy
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra sodarya-karaka * multiple sisterly-figures, abundant pleasures and treasures, much humanistic financial-diplomatic philosophy

Social rank and position * Budha-7 rules 1+4 + Guru-7 rules 7+10

Guru rules high-visibility, social-ordering, leadership-seeking 10th-from-Chandra

Like her elder sister, Mary Todd was a well-funded (by her dad) legendary hostess. She famously participated in the political discourse of the day, offering her own ideological convictions (Dhanuzya) via ongoing home entertainments, collegial discussions, and enthusiastic exchange of views.

Mary Todd's Springfield Illinois home became the social center of the NW Territories, with pioneer politicians in attendance daily

Ruler of 7th-from-Chandra (spouse) and 10th-from-Chandra (public profile) occupies swakshetra bhava-9 yuti Zukra 2-7 and Budha 3-6

Born in the year 1818, Mary Todd's life and influence is still a topic of public interest more than 200 years after her birth.

Public criticism accusations, conflict * 10 = the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra

Navamsha Guru-yuti-Ketu-3 (potential mental illness) ++ navamsha nichha-Zukra ++ navamsha uttama-Budha

Mary Todd Lincoln lived as a public figure for most of her adult life. She successfully completed most of her social duties, supporting her husband's political career and thus the American nation and thus the course of Western civilization.

However she faced nearly constant complaints from her housekeepers and dressmakers, as well as from her husband's political associates and their wives. Amidst the terror of the Civil War, she was called a native Kentuckian who betrayed the South and a native Illinoisian whose slave-owning family disgraced the cause of the North.

In a pioneer territory that had been settled by Euro-planters for only a few decades, Mrs. Lincoln was considered a gracious and educated woman. But in the more established Euro-culture of Washington D.C., her countrified mannerisms were criticized and demeaned as hillbilly and gauche.

in later life she was locked into an insane asylum (12) her Guru-9 located in the escapist 12th-from-10th allowed Mary to be released under guidance (Guru) of private (12) arrangements (12th-from). However her son spent considerable effort trying to re-institutionalize his mother because she was destroying the family fortunes.


Mary Todd had a large Dhanuzya cluster in bhava-7 == 7th-from-Chandra == where the rulers of seven bhava can be found in the environment of arrangements and bargaining.

She lived a global-scale life (Dhanuzya) during her husband's Civil War presidency. Her relationship behavior was adjudged as both brilliant and horrible (mainly the latter due to bipolar promiscuity).

Professor Bright Bhrigu * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Dhanuzya * appreciation of humanistic belief, pleasures of theory, dogmatic arrangements, enjoys indoctrination, aesthetic of philosophical worldview
  • Zukra-7 * swabhava * pleasure of interpersonal relationships, enjoys contractual harmony, feminine-figures advise and bargain, appreciation of equity
  • Zukra-yuti-Surya * gracious brightness, radiant beauty, self-reflexive bargaining, sweetly confident entitlements, enjoys politics, negotiating father-figure, intelligently focused on trades, arrangements, contracts
  • Zukra-yuti-Budha * gracious conversation, articulate beauty, sweetly communicative messaging
  • Zukra-yuti-Guru * gracious generosity, expanded beauty, sweetly inclusive doctrines of belief

Mary Todd Lincoln was described as a plump, lovely, and vivacious woman. She hailed from a relatively (by frontier standards) wealthy, Euro-settler Kentucky family. Observers of the era noted her relatively higher status and greater social sophistication compared to Mr. Lincoln's more rustic and humble pioneer background. Her home-entertaining skills (Zukra-4) are said to have been enormously valuable in advancing the career of her socially awkward but politically ambitious husband.

The musical, luxury-loving Springfield Illinois hostess Mary Todd Lincoln was known for her parties and polite home-visiting schedule. Her graces provided social mobility for her husband's aspiring political career. The nativity of her husband POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln shows his luxury-loving, company-pleasing wife via his uttama-Zukra-yuti-Guru.


Surya + Zukra + Budha + Guru occupy the emotionally motivated partnerships of 7th-from-Chandra

Zukra Mahadasha * age 52 until decease age 63

Following her extreme grief at the death of the third son (she had lost three of her four sons and her husband) Mary's life devolved into a state of pronounced mental illness. Her ailment was characterized by extreme luxury-goods spending sprees and suicidal episodes similar to modern bipolar disorder.

As her psycho-mental disorder, her pain-syndrome, and her addiction-related behaviors became more extreme, her sole surviving adult son became so distraught over her exorbitant spending that he had her institutionalized in an "insane asylum". (This was the only available treatment option in the era.)

Eventually she developed financially destructive wild spending sprees and other dangerous behaviors. During Zukra-Mahadasha, where Zukra-finance rules Ketu in 5th-from-Chandra, her eldest adult son (Ketu) had Mary committed to an insane asylum to prevent her from spending his entire estate. Yet she escaped (Ketu) to Europe with support from friends.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Kumbha * moolatrikona 0-20 deg * old economies, pressured linkage, pressured skin-nerves, imposed connections, proletarian earnings, must earn profits with scarce resources
  • Shani in Bhava-9 * must preach the old doctrine, old paradigms of belief; punitive, unyielding ideologies, cautious, conventional father-figures; tense and fearful religious teachers, chronic rigidity of worldview; heavy pressure against freely chosen convictions

Shani in Bhava-9 = typically a hard-working, sober-minded adherent of a strict, conventional doctrine

Shani mahadasha * age 9 until age 28

Strict and Sober Shani occupies the emotionally motivated ideological, doctrinal, belief-based worldview = 9th-from-Chandra. . Her religious beliefs were the conventionalized Presbyterian dogma accepted by most of the Euro-pioneers of her era, who were predominantly of Scots-Irish descent.

Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)

  • Rahu-Meza-Arya *craving for dominant force, mask of competitive, pioneering, urgent push forward; fascinated by conquest * seeks special importance via heroic action
  • Rahu in bhava-8 * the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual secrets recycling, rebirth, reinvention; desires a special, important, therapeutic role in transformative, hidden, revolutionary, catastrophic identity changes. Remarkable in-laws, inheritance, alimonies. Exciting, opportunistic, ambitious family of the partners. Rahu the Poseur may pose ass a tantric initiator, disaster manager, keeper of dangerous secrets ,identity-changing healer, or holder of secret empowerments.

Rahu rules Mary's Arudra lagna ++ Rahu rules Abe's Shatataraka lagna

Risk-rewarding Rahu occupies the emotionally motivated community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Thula * dissociates from bargaining, incomplete alliance, empty trades, surrendered trust, dispersed negotiations, ignores restriction on deal-making
  • Ketu in classroom-5 * ambivalent toward entitlements, absentee children, disregards political boundaries, eccentric unsustainable cut-off intelligence, dissolves the game, disperses the creative intelligence


One of the numerous causes of Mrs. Lincoln's misery was the unexpected deaths of three of her four sons. Ketu in 5th-from-Chandra ++ Shani in the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra . Her eldest son Robert Todd Lincoln survived and he became a respected public leader. Son Robert repeatedly tried to institutionalize her (Shani) but she repeatedly escaped (Ketu).

Ketu in the emotionally motivated creative, gaming,, child-centered 5th-from-Chandra emphasizes that three of her four sons died of disease and injury before they reached adulthood

After Lincoln's assassination, their surviving adult son Robert Lincoln had his increasingly erratic and financially destructive mother committed to an asylum, but she was able to escape through the aid of friends. Her surviving son who was eldest Ketu in 5th-from-Chandra was emotionally detached from his mother, and attempted more than once to have her institutionalized in order to curtail her violent episodes and her wild spending.

Ketu Mahadasha * age 62.2 until decease age 63 = the final few months of fleshlife. She ended her life after wandering around Europe.


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