March-1881 until Sept- 1881 * 200 days in office
distinguished orator, circuit-preacher, appellate-court attorney
a.k.a. James Abram Garfield
Earthbody-Entry Saturday 19-Nov-1831
Earthbody-Exit 19-Sept-1881 (age 49)
POTUS-20 * Mar-Sep 1881 (200 days, assassinated in office) * James Abram Garfield * 1831-1881
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_A._Garfield * tentatively rectified by BP Lama
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Krittika * Pleyades
For Krittika natives, the condition of radiant, intelligent, central, confident, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya considerably affects the outcome.
Father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.
Guided by instructors from the civilizations of Pleyades.
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 80
"A proud, dignified, and honorable person
He is very ambitious and eager for power
He has an innate sense of the importance of his destiny .
He expects everything to come to him as his due
| Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha periods
Garfield as a young schoolteacher, 1850's
19-Nov-1831 earth-birth * Surya-Ketu period * Ketu gives effect of both Shani-4 and Guru-9
1833 decease of Father * Surya-Zukra chidradasha * Zukra rules 12th-from-Surya
1847 left home (age 16) for a month, working the mules on canal boat, but soon fell ill and returned home * Mangala-Ketu period Ketu wandering
04-Mar-1850 baptized by water immersion at a Christian revival camp Born Again (age 18) * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-3 announcements
1856 earned bachelor's diploma from Williams College, Mass. * Rahu-Shani period * yogakaraka Shani-4 diploma rules-9-10 distinction, doctrine
1857-1861 Principal of Western Reserve Eclectic Institute (later Hiram College) * Rahu-Budha period * Budha-7 yuti Surya-bandesha * education
11-Nov-1858 marriage-1 * Rahu-Budha period * Budha rules navamsha-7
1859 elected to Ohio State Congress * Rahu-Budha period * Budha vidyapathi-5 politics
03-July-1860 child-1 * Rahu-Budha period * Budha putriki-pathi-5
1861 admitted to the bar, begins law practice in Ohio * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra lagnesha + Zukra karaka-negotiations, settlements
1861 begins Civil War service * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rogesha war
1862 severely ill after battle, jaundiced * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra ari-pathi sickness
1862 promoted to Brigadier General (age 30) * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra lagnesha
Oct-1862 elected to USA Congress * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra lagnesha
1863 death of child-1 * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rules maraka-2nd- from 5th-from-Chandra
02-Nov-1880 elected POTUS-20 * Guru-Mangala period * Kuja-6 war rules 7 = 10th-from-10th authority, career
02-July-1881 gunshot by assassin * Guru-Mangala period * Kuja-6 enemies, gunshot rules 12-loss of identity, hospitalization
19-Sept-1881 (age 49) fleshdeath following three months of massive septicemia * Guru-Rahu chidradasha
features of the Nativity
Lucretia Randolph Garfield in 187x
Dad died during young James' infancy. Also nichha-Guru-yuti-Ketu-9
Schooling * bandesha Surya ruler of 4 in 4th-from-4th * Surya in bhava-7
Received a remarkably strong liberal education considering the weak foundation of his upbringing. His New England college acculturation made Garfield a passionate abolitionist who believed that the Civil War was a religious crusade against the evils of slavery.
Strong, angular bandesha Surya-yuti-Budha in mutual drishti with the uttama-Chandra-1 ++
POTUS-20 Universal Education 1831-1881 James Garfield and his four siblings were raised in poverty by a single manually-laboring mother in the culturally isolated rural region then known as Ohio's Western Reserve. He was on track to become just another hard-working laborer when he received a series of remarkable educational opportunities via Rahu the Opportunist. Garfield's career began to escalate at the beginning of Rahu Mahadasha, and throughout his decades in public office, he supported the concept of government-funded education for all citizens and their families regardless of race or creed (Rahu the Mixer).
Mom was, by all accounts, an extraordinarily capable woman. She was the salient influence in James' life.
Garfield remained close to his mother throughout his life. She died seven years after his assassination.
Intense dislike of his mother's second husband, and supporter of his mother's decision to divorce.
Physically tall, strong, and handsome. = Guru drishti into uttama-Chandra-1. Attractive to women,
Guru-Kuja period * Mar-1881 begins term of office as POTUS-20, works for less than four months. Assassinated in office by gunshot; died of infection (Mangala-6) after 11 weeks of suffering, heart attack.
Mangala rules-7 occupies-6 * dislike for peers, especially fellow attorneys (7)
Garfield generally disliked POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln. Referred disrespectfully to Lincoln (the walk-in) as a "second rate Illinois lawyer". After Lincoln's assassination, perhaps realizing the impact that Lincoln would have upon history regardless of his personality, Garfield began praising his former adversary.
Mangala-6 rules Budha-7
allows him to engage rhetorically with slavery, political corruption and war (and a notable extramarital affair) with no negative social consequences
Mangala drishti into Chandra-1
During Guru-Mangala period, POTUS-20 Universal Education 1831-1881 James Garfield was walking unguarded when he was attacked in a sudden gunshot from a deranged office-seeker
Budha-7 rules-2. Budha-yuti-Surya politics.
Garfield served nine terms (18 years) in USA Congress 1863-1880, where he gained a reputation as a skilled political orator (2) His best performances were said to have been delivered in legal courtrooms (7) in his capacity as an appellate lawyer (2, appeals).
Guru rules Meena-swamsha
Guru rules the 10th navamsha * Dhanuzya preaching, wisdom, ideology, paradigms of belief
Dhanayoga = Guru rules-11 occupies 11th-from-11th
nichha Guru-yuti-Ketu rules the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra
Rgular declarations of his religious creed, splendid oratorical skills and successful elections. Active for only four working months as POTUS-20 before he was assassinated (Ketu).
Worked as a teacher and preacher until age 31; then switched to full-time politics until his deease. Elected to nine terms in the USA House of Representatives.
Marriage partnership distant and tense * ill wife * political liabilities
Double nichha-amza effect: Nichha-Zukra receives dissociating but multiplying drishti from nichha-Guru-yuti-Ketu-It is recorded that Garfield was at home for only five months during the first five years of his marriage.
Yuvati-bhava ruled by Mangala-6 ++ Kuja occupies the emotionally conflicted and self-medicating 6th-from-Chandra suggesting a constant state of disagreement in the marriage, due inter alia to active discord regarding the exclusivity contract (Mangala male sexual energy). Much compounded by kalatra-karaka Zukra- nichha
Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra lagnesha
1862 during a lengthy stay in Washington D.C. while awaiting a military assignment, a long-term extramarital affair nearly destroyed Garfield's marriage
Rogesha-nichha-Zukra occupies putrikisthana-5 * First child, a daughter, died age three
Double nichha-amza effect: Nichha-Zukra receives reparative but fertile drishti from nichha-Guru-yuti-Ketu-
Nichha-Zukra lagnesha rules 6-infections
James Garfield didn't die from the gunshot wounds from his assassin's gun; he died of blood poisoning after doctors and experts (including Alexander Graham Bell) tried to remove the bullet from his back with their dirty fingers and instruments, causing him to linger in pain for 80 days before dying of cardiac arrest due to septic toxicity. His assassin, the delusional Charles Guiteau, later claimed that he didn't kill the president -- the doctors had.
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
Shani rules the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra
He was raised in severe poverty in Ohio's Western Reserve, a semi-wilderness.
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
Nichha-Zukra receives dissociating incoming drishti from nichha-Guru-yuti-Ketu-It is recorded that Garfield was at home for only five months during the first five years of his marriage.
Guru-yuti-Ketu in bhava-9 indicates several father-figures.
Garfield's mother, to whom he was deeply attached, remarried to support her five children . However Garfield notoriously disliked the man, an during an era when divorce caused socially punitive high scandal unfairly demonizing the woman, he supported his mother unconditionally during her divorce claiming that his step-father was abhorrent and abusive. Later, his own marriage was headed toward divorce, endangering his political career. Pundits opined that had he survived the assassination, Garfield would have suffered political ignominy due to his extramarital affairs and impending divorce from his unhappy wife.
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