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VPOTUS for both terms 1952-1960

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Dwight David Eisenhower, 5-star General, in 1947 after World-War-2. During his long military career, Eisenhower was always an office-based strategist. He never fought in active combat.


1952-1960 * POTUS-34

1943-1945 * First Supreme Allied Commander in Europe

Dwight David Eisenhower

a.k.a. "Ike"

Earthbody-Entry Tuesday-14-Oct-1890

Earthbody-Exit 28-Mar-1969 (age 78)



1952-1960 * POTUS-34-partner

Mamie Doud Eisenhower

Earthbody-Entry Saturday-14-Nov-1896

Earthbody-Exit 01-Nov-1979 (age 82)

nativity of Mamie Eisenhower

World-War-2 Tripartite Pact Axis group

World-War-2 Allies group

Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe in World War II from Dec-1943 until May-1945

POTUS-34 = 20-Jan-1953 until 20-Jan-1961 * Dwight David Eisenhower * 1890-1969

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativity

Anuradha * Maitra

BPL commentary

For Anuradha births of a masculine valence, the influence of rigid, chronological, lawful, enduring strictly structural sober serious systematic Shani may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Shani-ruled paradigm of Maitra, elder persons, old rules, rigid structures, age and time, resistance to change, status hierarchies, social class barriers, large organizations, public opinion, bureaucracies, regulatory requirements, legal systems, and corporate or institutional officials may be especially influential.

Instruction from the guardians of the civilizations of Gisgan-gusura. Their purpose is to impose safety in dangerous conditions via threat-containment and damage-control.

Hazard Regulation

Anuradha imposes order after chaos. Maitra-born have a special gift for threat reduction. After the terrifying, explosive Shock of Visaka-Radha, enter Anuradha for damage mitigation and triage. Shani-ruled Anuradha requires lawful, mandatory compliance.

Maitra-born are found in emergency centers, disaster response control rooms, high-risk insurance, elite rescue operations, military ordnance control, explosives testing, hazardous materials management, hazardous substance regulation..

Maitra-born are often the bridge-builders following a social scandal or fight. Anizham strive to maintain order in dangerous conditions via regulatory structures such as war policy, catastrophe protocol, social strategies for responding to epidemic disease and famine, and emergency rules such as martial law. Being Shani-ruled, they are naturally suited to medical, legislative, and executive governance positions.

Themes of risk regulation, damage control , and orderly response to traumatic shock may contextualize the terrestrial experience of Anusham.. Also applied to Chandra in Anuradha

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939).Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 85

"Usually robust and healthy,
  • yet the native of Anuradha gets very little enjoyment out of life.
Probably because he consciously strives after happiness
  • but with continual discontent and bitterness in his heart.
He has a deep secretive nature
  • and because of his attitude and outlook on life, he is somewhat unscrupulous .
"a sweet tongue but poison in the heart" aptly characterizes him."


1959: Dwight David Eisenhower, POTUS-34

Biographical details matched to Vimshottari dasha timeline


Eisenhower enjoyed a 35-year military career. He served as a military officer in Washington D.C. policy making positions, and he worked as a strategic planner during both WW-I and WW-II. Yet he was always a historian, strategist, and tactician; never a combat soldier.

Eisenhower never fought even a single day in ctive combat. He graduated from the Army officer school West Point Academy 1915, and until the 1940's he continued to receive more and more military trainings.

His continuing education, with military paid research and historical studies, gave Eisenhower a professor's level of theoretical interpretative and collegial committee governance skills. During WW-I, he remained stateside working as a trainer. By the standard promotional structure (not by battlefield merit or acts of bravery) he was eventually promoted to the rank of General Commander.

Allied troops were intimidated by the superior strength of Axis forces in Europe. It looked horribly certain that Axis would win. Eisenhower was considered to be the one man who could possibly undertake the extraordinarily detailed, tightly coordinated tactical and strategic planning that could be the key to overcome a powerful enemy.

With zero combat experience, Eisenhower was named supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe. He did visit the soldiers in the field, but was quickly whisked away from any active fighting.

Until the stunning and largely unexpected success of D-Day in 1944, even Eisenhower did not believe that his elaborate orchestrations could work.

Rahu Mahadasha * age birth until age 17.1

14-Oct-1890 Earth-birth in Denison, Texas, USA * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-7-uttamsha * Zukra-1

Guru Mahadasha * age 17.1 until age 34.1

1911 accepted to West Point Military Academy * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 4-schooling, diploma

1912 sustained a knee (Makara) injury playing football for West Point which marked the end of his promising athletic career. * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 8-sudden identity change

1915 graduated from West Point * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha diploma

01-July-1916 exchange of vows in marriage-1 to POTUS-pair-34 Military Families 1896-1979 Mamie Doud Eisenhower (DE age 25; ME age 19) * Guru-Zukra bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Makara-Karkata contact Karkata swamsha

24-Sep-1917 celebrated the birth of child-1 born "Icky" * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules Chandra

02-Jan-1921 decease of child-1 * Guru-Mangala bhukti * Mangala rules 2nd-from-5th ++ Sade-Sati

Shani Mahadasha * age 34.1 until age 53.1

Budha Mahadasha * age 53.1 until age 70.1

1942 grieved decease of father * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha rules 12th-from-9th

Dec-1943 (until May-1945) named WW-2 First Supreme Allied Commander in Europe * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha-yuti-Surya * Budha-uttama gives effect of karmesha Surya

06-Jun-1944 * D-Day Normandy * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha-yuti-Surya * Budha-uttama (logistical planning) gives executive effect of karmesha Surya

11-Sep-1946 grieved the decease of mother * Budha-Zukra bhukti * Ketu-yuti-Zukra * Zukra gives effect of Ketu

May-1948 (until Jan-1953) named 13th president of Columbia University in New York City. However, Eisenhower did not assume any duties until 1951 and did almost nothing in this role * Budha-Zukra bhukti * Ketu-yuti-Zukra

04-Nov-1952 elected POTUS-34 * Budha-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-7 occupies 10th-from-10th ++ Sade-Sati

24-Sep-1955 massive heart-attack (myocardial infarction) suffered while visiting his mother-in-law, and requiring a long healing convalescence * Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 5-heart + 2-saturation * Guru rules 6th-from-Chandra emotional stress

25-Nov-1957 mild stroke * Budha-Shani chidradasha * stress from meetings, teamwork, detail management

Ketu Mahadasha * age 70.1 until age 77.1

20-Jan-1961 end of two-term (eight years) POTUS-34 service and begin retirement * Ketu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 7 = 4th-from-4th retirement

Zukra Mahadasha * age 77.1 until decease age 78

28-Mar-1969 Lightbody Lift-off (age 78) * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti * Zukra maraka rules-7

Distinctive features of the Nativity


Ida Stover Eisenhower (1862-1946) mother of POTUS-34

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka


  • Surya-Kanya * Poshanya * Pushna * the nourisher
  • Surya in bhava-11 * center of community, brightly earning, intelligence for networks, focus on economy, revenue entitlements, distributed light, eye on friendships
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, creatively intelligent sibling-cohort, radiantly descriptive, articulate in drama and games, self-confident announcements, talks about politics


Dad was a mechanical engineer Surya-yuti-Budha-uttama . He worked in dairy farm operations Surya-Kanya + parented a large family.


Much of Eisenhower's career activity was international in scope and classified in category. He also spent much time living in dormitory barracks. Surya-Kanya occupies the invisible, cloistered 12th-from-Chandra

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Thula * comforted by rhythmic negotiation of agreements
  • Chandra in Swatika * comforted by risky alliances * protectors of shape-shifting negotiation, fascinating bargains, opportunistic arrangements
  • Chandra in classroom-12 * comfort in contemplation, familiar with interiority, research enclosures, soothed by imagination, calming routine intuition, Other-Worldly spaces, privacy; undulating dreams


Mom was a private person who disliked the limelight Chandra-12. She was Ike's strong supporter.

Career in defense

Chandra rules the career-directing, emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra = Karkata-9, defense, national boundaries, ethnic culture, transportation, shipping

Eisenhower served as a high-level defender of the American majority way of life, particularly the cultural (Chandra) values of pluralism, democratic governance and participatory economic systems. During a lifetime military career, General Eisenhower never fought a single day on the battlefield. Rather, he protected and defended from an elite mentalistic strategic perspective, signaled by atmakaraka Surya in logical-strategic Kanya-Chitra.

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership

7th-from-Chandra-12 = bhava-6 disagreement, ailment, military

Reportedly Ike and Mamie did not agree on very much. They were ready to divorce on several occasions. Typical of bhava-6, Mamie suffered from numerous medical conditions including constitutional depression, hormonal imbalance, and possible alcoholism.

Most of their adult life was spent separately. Ike obtained official signatures to secure a series of foreign military postings, all of which were deemed unsuitable for accompanying family. During his WW-2 Supreme Commander assignment, Ike was stationed for several years in a highly secure location in southern England. Although Mamie petitioned for a marital visit during those 3 years, Ike denied permission. He was said to be conducting an private affair-du-coeur with his female driver during those tumultuous years

Ike's chronic dissatisfaction with the state of his marriage is indicated by Chandra-12 ++ Zukra-yuti-Ketu. Nevertheless the couple had much shared vision due to Guru rules Ike's Visaka radical lagna ++ Guru rules Mamie's Purvabhadrapada lagna.

The wealthy socialite daughter of a prominent town businessman, Mamie was dedicated to promoting Ike's career, and her enthusiastic large-scale social entertaining skills proved key to his continuous ascent through the military hierarchy.

For the first time in decades, Ike and Mamie lived together consistently in the Whitehouse after he turned 62, albeit he traveled frequently. Republican Party spin doctors framed them as "America's Grandparents" and heartwarming photos of the doting couple were promoted through the media. Yet. away from the cameras, they spent a minimal amount of time together. With Ike immobilized by poor health following numerous strokes and heart-attacks, they retired to a rural Pennsylvania farm. He died 9 years later, and Mamie moved into a Washington D.C. retirement home for military wives where she resumed socializing

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

lagnesha * co-ruler of Vrischika

  • Mangala-Dhanuzya * vigorous pursuit of humanistic worldview* push toward doctrinal expansion, proactive teaching-preaching, philosophical globalism
  • Mangala in bhava-2 * drive toward values lineage, pursuit of treasuries, energized face-speech-song, aggressive family hoarding, vigorous capitalization-banking, storage, assets, conservation, family dynamics, acquisitive conquests

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Kanya * uttama * moolatrikona * ministering service communications, articulation of logical arguments, detailed pronouncements, messages about accuracy and error
  • Budha in bhava-11 * narrative of economy and ecology, distributive and associative networks * social participation linkage, describer of friendship  and voluntary connections , explainer of gains and goals, delivers instructions for interlinked systems, talks about large assemblies + webs of community 
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of radiant authority, message of willpower and charisma, confidently talkative father, talkative father

Budha-uttama-11 rules 8-11.

Supreme Commander Eisenhower never fought even one day in combat. He was an expert strategic and tactical planner, administrator, report-writer, and manager par excellence.

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Makara-Draco * nichha * much social structure, many rules, materialistic beliefs, doctrine of rank and structure, realistic guidance, pragmatic worldview, expands the scope of philosophical realism, multiple interactions with government and institutional authority
  • Guru in bhava-3 * many messages, much commerce, many photographs, many publications, many sibling-cousins, much publication, many tours, frequent business trips, many sales, numerous discussions, much cohort interaction

Guru-Makara-Draco * nichha rules 6th-from-Chandra emotional stress

niccha- Guru rules Mamie's Purvabhadrapada lagna

Guru-3 nichha rules 2-5

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Vrizchika * appreciation of penetrating discovery, pleasures of covert power, enjoys hidden assets, aesthetic of occult secrecy
  • Zukra-1 * pleasure of handsome embodiment; graciously feminine qualities of the appearance, enjoys athletic style of balancing, vigorous physical adjustments, appreciation of new birth * identified with beauty, equity, and fairness
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * gracious dissolution, dispersed beauty, sweet surrender, empty negotiated unions, disintegrating contracts

Due to Zukra-yuti-Ketu-2 Dwight and Mamie spent more time apart during their marriage than they spent together, as General Eisenhower pursued a peripatetic military career.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

Shani rules Anuradha * Maitra lagna

  • Shani-Simbha * old entitlements, old drama, obliged to conform to the center-stage divas, pressured heart, imposed politics, proletarian entertainments, elder game-players, must do ceremony with scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-10 * (beneficial placement) * Structured, orderly, time-conscious  responsibilities. One must govern the old order. Must maintain the dignity of reputation. Cautious, conventional leadership. Tense=ion in governance roles. Chronic weighty executive duties, heavy work portfolio sustains the social hierarchy; Oppressed by lack of freedom to choose social policies..Resistance to new rules. Resentment toward changes in authority. Intolerance toward unconventional leaders.. Governance fatigue. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as president, director, boss, governor, mayor.

Shani-10 career occupies the economically fruitful 11th-from-Chandra

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

  • Rahu-Vrizabha * uttama * craving for preserved collections, treasure-hoards * mask of historic conservatism; fascinated by banking, hoarding * seeks special importance via accrued values, via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) stored acquisitions
  • Rahu in bhava-7 * passion for partnership * in swabhava of Suave Zukra, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual arrangements, amplified bargains, vows, promises. Rahu-6 desires an important brokerage role in non-standard negotiations, deal-making, match-making, contracts, and trusts. Exciting, opportunistic, ambitious partners (personal and professional). Rahu-7 trespasses the cultural boundaries of negotiated agreements, covenants, agreed terms of exchange, marriage. Rahu the Poseur may pose as the Perfect Partner, a middleman, a bargainer, a diplomat, an arranger, an agreeable advocate. Rahu-7 grants advantageous career positioning via instrumental alliances.

Risk-rewarding Rahu occupies the secretive, camouflaged 8th-from-Chandra. Eisenhower's most powerful, over-reaching activities occurred in extremely dangerous diplomatic environments.


lagnesha * co-ruler of Vrischika

  • Ketu-Vrizchika * uttama * dissociates from hidden empowerments, incomplete discovery, empty secrets, dissolute penetrations, not limited by catastrophic change, ignores restriction on initiations, applies exploratory initiative to the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-1 * * wanders from the fleshly container, disperses coherently unique identity, ambivalent toward the power of muscular movement, absent from embodiment, other-defined chameleon, irrelevance of the personality. One abandons an independent lifestyle, and chooses to depend upon important Others (Rahu-7).
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * surrendered arrangements, empty promises, disconnected relationships, unsustainable contracts, apathetic music, dissatisfaction

During WW-2, Ike was constantly negotiating, cooperating, and bargaining with the leaders of many warring countries. Similar to POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln , POTUS-34 Eisenhower looked tired but hopeful while representing the unthinkably brutal cost of a lasting peace

Ketu the Annihilator is exceptionally strong in Shad-Bala

As lagnesha * co-ruler of Vrischika, dissociative Ketu gains considerable strength in lagna.

Faced with the increasingly powerful Axis forces, especially their secret weapons, during WW-II -- and predictions from all sides expecting the enemy to win -- Eisenhower would have needed to contemplate deathly catastrophe and make his calculations for it = Ketu in 3rd-from-Budha

Usually there is at least one match of each partner's Chandra to an important axis in their spouse's nativity.


POTUS-34 partner = 1952 until 1960 * Mamie Dowd Eisenhower * 1896-1979

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Mamie Eisenhower

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Purvabhadrapada * Aja-eka-pada

BPL commentary

For Purvabhadra births of a feminine valence, the condition of prosperous, preaching, inclusive, broad-scope, philosophical, humanistic Brihaspati may considerably affect the outcome. Due to the definitive influence of dhava-karaka Guru, ladies born in Puna, Visaka, or Purvabhadra may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of the husband.

For those born into the Guru-ruled paradigm of Aja-ekapada, teachers, preachers, professors, patrons, agents of generosity and guidance, guru-figures, ideologues, indoctrinators, theorists, know-it-alls, proselytes, philosophers, pontificators, patriarchs, pundits, pater-nosters, proponents of principled understanding, wise-ones, wizards, druids, and paradigms of belief may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Pegasus. Their purpose is expansion of prosperity= proshtha.

High forehead. The majority of Purvabhadra nativities are wanderers. Universalist perspective. The majority of Purvabhadra are higher dimensional Seva-wanderers who assume guidance roles. Saptarishi-ruled ladies born into the paradigm of Ajaekapada are often excellent dancers who bring wisdom through Posture and Dance .

Kumbha-Ghata pada 1-2-3 expresses Guru's rulership of 2-collections, affluence ++ 11-revenues, friendships. Guru-and-Shani are mutually neutral. Pada 1-2-3 ladies are found at the overlap between Guru's financial-social expansions (2-11) and Shani's ability to bridge the physical-astral worlds. They are often involved in large-scale social economic connectivity which has both a public and a private dimension, such as international finance or government-corporate aid groups. They can also be social scientific theorists and writers. Life centers around the husband, who is often involved in large-systems work.

Meena pada-4 expresses Guru's rulership of 1-embodiment ++ 10-leadership, reputation, Guru rules both Purvabhadra nakshatra ++ Meena rashi, creating a concentrated effect of Guru in this unique pada. Their husbands are generous teacher. Pada-4 is less oriented to financial affluence and more attuned to visionary truth. These women become leaders in Guru-type wisdom fields such as divinity, philosophy, spiritual healing, clairsentient understanding, envisioning,, or ancestor guidance.

Themes of broad scope, theoretical understanding, and visionary imagination may contextualize Ajaekapada's terrestrial experience Applies also to Chandra in Purvabhadrapada

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 91
"... usually born into a rich family,
  • or she marries wealth.

She likes to be identified with cultural activities

  • and is extremely influential in the community in which she moves.
She likes reading,
  • and is a good judge of character."


Official Whitehouse photo 30-May-1954 Mamie Eisenhower (age 58)

Biographical details matched to Vimshottari dasha timeline


Dwight and Mamie at Christmas

Guru Mahadasha * age birth until age 4.5

14-Nov-1896 Earth-birth in Boone, Iowa, USA * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 6-ailment, military

Shani Mahadasha * age 4.5 until age 23.5

01-July-1916 marriage to POTUS-34 Interstate Highways 1890-1969 Dwight D. Eisenhower (his age 25; her age 19) * Shani-Rahu bhukti * * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Makara-Karkata contact radical R-K

24-Sept-1917 celebrated the birth of child-1 born "Icky" * Shani-Rahu bhukti

Budha Mahadasha * age 23.5 until age 40.5

02-Jan-1921 death of celebrated the birth of child-1 * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha rules the catastrophic 8th-from-Chandra

03-Aug-1922 birth of child-2 * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha putrpathi

Ketu Mahadasha * age 40.5 until age 47.5

Zukra Mahadasha * age 47.5 until age 67.5

02-Jun-1951 grieved decease of father John Doud * Zukra-Mangala bhukti * Mangala rules 7th-from-9th

04-Nov-1952 husband POTUS-34 Interstate Highways 1890-1969 Dwight D. Eisenhower wins POTUS election * Zukra-Rahu bhukti

28-Sept-1960 grieved the decease of mother Elvira Carlson Doud * Zukra-Rahu bhukti

Surya Mahadasha * age 67.5 until age 73.5

28-Mar-1969 decease husband Dwight D. Eisenhower* Surya-Ketu bhukti

Chandra Mahadasha * age 73.5 until decease age 82

01-Nov-1979 Lightbody Lift-off following a major stroke (age 82) * Chandra-Surya chidradasha * Surya maraka rules-7

Distinctive Features of the Nativity

POTUS-pair-34 Military Families 1896-1979 Mamie Doud Eisenhower * Chandra-1 * Chandra rogesha occupies bhava-1

in addition to constitutional depression, hormonal imbalance, and possible alcoholism, Mamie Eisenhower suffered the tragic death of her first-born son from epidemic disease when the boy was only a toddler.

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Vrizchika * Maricha * particle of light
  • Surya in bhava-10 * digbala * center of hierarchy, brightly governing, intelligence for regulation, focus on social order, regulatory entitlements, eye on high position


Dad was a prominent citizen of the town Surya in bhava-10. Due to his sudden wealth, he retired age 36. He owned a prosperous meat-packing company, and invested his capital into animal slaughtering operations (stockyards) Surya-Vrizchika-Visaka slaughter.

Surya-10 rules 7-contractual relationships, peer agreements, bargains

Surya resides in 10th-from-Chandra = emotional affinity for political career

Surya-10 in 10th-from-10th indicates that Mamie was a careerist in her own right, although she advocated (7) for her husband and ascended with him as a team.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

Atmakaraka * rogesha

  • Chandra-Kumbha * comforted rhythmic pulsing network linkage
  • Chandra in Purvabhadrapada * comforted by expansive understanding * protectors of philosophical caretaking, charitable parenting, shelter for teachers, broad perspective on human needs
  • Chandra in classroom-1 * comfort in glowing incandescent embodiment, familiar with forward action, needs to feel the repeating pulse of physical movement, settled into the rhythm of invention, feeling for first-arrival, soothed by aristocracy, emotionally attuned to new birth, routine activities, undulating personality

Chandra occupies 1-personality, vitality, physical identity

Famed for her iconic homeliness and the imagery of relatable, familiar daily life in the Whitehouse (Chandra). She also threw amazing dance parties. Rohini-swamsha ++ Kuja-Mithunaya-5

Chandra-1 rules bhava-6 ailments, emotional toxicity, disagreements

Mamie endured a long list of health conditions, in including constitutional depression, hormonal imbalance, possible alcoholism, a chronic inner ear imbalance, and oft-noted expressions of jealousy.

In addition, her marriage partner was unsatisfied and frequently away. They discussed divorce frequently but in expectation of his promotion to high visibility ranks were advised to forestall that career-killing decision.


Mom was a housewife and mother. Mother and daughter had a long-lasting but somewhat fraught relationship. Mom survived until Mamie was 63 years old.

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership

7th-from-Chandra-1 = bhava-7 Simha.

Mamie often said that she belonged to a two-person career. She is famously quoted as saying "I have one career, and that is Dwight Eisenhower".

Mamie suffered numerous health issues (Chandra-rogesha-1). Dwight's marital life was complicated by his Zukra-yuti-Ketu which creates distancing and disorientation with women. Nevertheless there are strong connections between the spouses, such asIke's Visaka lagna well-attuned to Mamie's Purvabhadrapada lagna, and his Chandra-Thula well-aligned with her Chandra-Kumbha. Despite decades of affairs and disappointments, the couple enjoyed an underlying friendship, and they avoided divorce. As a public pair, they emphasized shared career goals and the need for a harmonious facade in support of his career-pinnacle POTUS role.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Mithunaya * vigorous pursuit of conversation * proactive delivery of information * push toward explanatory instruction * champion of process management
  • Mangala in bhava-5 * drive toward creativity, pursuit of games, invasive drama, display dynamics, aggressive or sporting children, energized by romantic and political conquests, productive intelligence

Mangala rules 3-10 * Kuja occupies 5 parties

Kuja rules 3-communications, sales, management

With Chandra-Kumbha-1, Mamie liked large-group events.

In the glee of postwar affluence, and general relaxation after the prolonged stress of WW-2, Mamie's legendary big dance parties quickly became the social center of WDC.

Mamie's large-scale entertainments offered both showcase opportunities for USA musical talent and spin-doctor approved, American-branded, good clean fun (her Chandra-1).

On more intimate occasions when a smaller group would be gathered to mix socializing with politics and deal-making, Eisenhower's VPOTUS Richard Nixon played the piano and sang show-tunes.

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Thula * articulation of contracts, equable arrangements, balanced designs, agreeable pronouncements, messages about negotiation and parity
  • Budha in bhava-9 * narrative of the father-figure, the guru-figure, the catechism, the doctrine *  discusses patronage, paradigm of belief, describer of theoretical details, explainer of dogmatic concepts, 11th-from-11th profits, talks about principled interpretation of reality, dharma, worldview
  • Budha-yuti-Shani * explainer of rules and systems * affinity for regulatory, law-imposing roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of rules and systems * affinity for regulatory, law-imposing roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of maturity and responsibility, message of institutional order, talkative elders, talkative elders

Budha rules karakamsha bhava-5 entertaining containing hyper communicative Mangala-Mithunaya

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru in bhava-7 * many contracts, much negotiation, much partnership, abundant agreement, numerous alliances, extensive bargaining, multiple deal-making events, expansion of advocacy, fertile match-making, typically more than one spouse.
  • Guru-Simha * many lights, many displays, much drama, believes in special entitlement, doctrine of intelligence and unique personality, expands the scope of politics, multiple games, many celebrities and celebrations, much drama, believes in creativity and special entitlement

Guru rules Ike's Visaka radical lagna ++ Guru rules Mamie's Purvabhadrapada lagna

Mamie was known to have enjoyed numerous alliances, both personal and professional

Dhanakaraka for Kumbha lagna

Guru-7 rules 2+ 11 *

Guru-7 mutual drishti Chandra-1

Mamie was known for her generously endowed and sturdy comportment

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-foundations, childhood, cultural rhythms, ethnic basis ++ 9-doctrine, philosophy, credenda, beliefs

  • Zukra-Dhanuzya * appreciation of humanistic belief, pleasures of theory, dogmatic arrangements, enjoys indoctrination, aesthetic of philosophical worldview
  • Zukra -11  * pleasure of community linkage, enjoys network equity, feminine-figures have social-participation, balanced economies, association with artists and financiers, graciously inter-knit community, appreciation of friendships, aesthetic of fair deals in marketplace, seeks economic justice

Yogakaraka Zukra-Mula-11 rules 4+9

Zukra occupies 11-economics, community, social-participation systems ++ Zukra-Mula occupies the socially participatory, community-networking 11th-from-Chandra

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

lagnesha * arge groups, social networks, community connections

  • Shani-Thula * uttama * old agreements, pressured kidney-pancreas, imposed agreements, proletarian diplomacy, elder advocates, must trade, must negotiate with scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-9 * Structured, orderly, time-conscious paradigm of belief. One must preach the old doctrine, old principles; punitive, unyielding ideologies, cautious, conventional father-figures; tense and fearful religious teachers, chronic rigidity of worldview; heavy legacy pressure against freely chosen convictions. Resistance to new teachings. Preacher's fatigue. Resentment toward changes in catechism. Intolerance for sacerdotal innovation. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as high priest, guru-figure, professor, rabbi, sermonizer, proselyte, Old Believer.
  • Shani-yuti-Budha * resistance against signaling, limited interaction, disciplined messaging, constrained communication, regulated conversations

Shani rules 1+12 *

Shani occupies the elder-respecting, old-faith, strict philosophies, punitive, scarcity-preaching 9th-from-Chandra

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

  • Rahu-Makara-Draco * craving for social status * mask of hierarchy, institutional authority; fascinated by regulation * * seeks special importance via imposed order, elite positions, via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) class, rank, status-markers
  • Rahu in bhava-12 * in swabhava of Saptarishi Guru, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual retreat environments, withdrawal, sanctuary; desires a special, important, invisible role in private guidance, imagination, isolation, private enclosures, research laboratories and libraries, Other-Worlds. Exciting, opportunistic, ambitious ancestor guides. Thrives in culturally-mixed monasteries, spiritual sanctuaries, hospitals, prisons, rehab centers, and other secluded spaces. Rahu the Poseur may pose as a dreamer, an ancestor spirit-guide, a magician from distant lands.

Risk-rewarding Rahu's dispositor Shani rules 1+12

Rahu occupies the emotionally invisible, sanctuary-seeking 12th-from-Chandra = emotional affinity for risky, fascinating, overreaching activity in private environments

Rahu occupies 6th-from-7th. Fascinating, exotic adventures in distant lands may be adversarial to marriage

  • General Eisenhower lived away from his wife during numerous extended bhukti of military duty, often several years at a stretch. He famously did not permit Mamie to visit him during his WW-2 planning years based in England, although the Army apparently was willing to provide her with protective security. General Eisenhower was said to be enjoying the company of his jeep driver during those years.


Shri Ketu the Annihilator, co-ruler of Vrischika lagna, gains exceptional strength when located within the lagna

  • Ketu-Karkata *dissociates from protective boundaries, incomplete security, empty shelter, dissolute caretaking, not limited by customary routines, ignores restriction on farming, real-estate, disarrayed home-making
  • Ketu in classroom-6 (beneficial)* absentee enemies, disregards argumentation boundaries, medical advice, dissolves the conflicts, ambivalent toward the power of exploitation, disinterested in disagreement, irrelevance of accusations

Match of each partner's Chandra, radical lagna, or R-K axis to an important axis in their spouse's nativity.

  • POTUS-34 Interstate Highways 1890-1969 Dwight D. Eisenhower's Karkata-swamsha matches Mamie's R-K axis Karkata-Makara.

  • Her Chandra-+-lagna Kumbha matches his R-K Simha-Kumbha.


"America's Grandparents" * Dwight and Mamie in 1959

"And now my friends,

all that is true, all that is noble,

all that is just and pure, all that is loveable and gracious,

whatever is excellent and admirable -

fill all your thoughts with these things."

~~ Epistle to the Philippians 4:8

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