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POTUS-35 * 1960-1963

1952-1960 USA Senator from Massachusetts

1946-1952 USA-Congressman

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Earthbody-Entry Tuesday-29-May-1917

fleshdeath 22-Nov-1963 (assassinated age 46)



POTUS-35 from Jan-1960 until Nov-1963 (assassinated in office) * John Fitzgerald Kennedy * 1917-1963

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

born on day-8 Ashtami of Shukla Paksha

3 pm = birth time stated by the JFK National Historic Site

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 80

"A proud, dignified, and honorable person

  • - an executive type.

He is very ambitious and eager for power

  • and has the ability to achieve his desires.

He has an innate sense of the importance of his destiny .

He expects everything to come to him as his due

  • and usually gets what he sets out to obtain ."

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 80

"A proud, dignified, and honorable person

  • - an executive type.

He is very ambitious and eager for power

  • and has the ability to achieve his desires.

He has an innate sense of the importance of his destiny .

He expects everything to come to him as his due

  • and usually gets what he sets out to obtain ."

Biographical data matched to Vimshottari Dasha periods



John F. Kennedy in 1962 with POTUS-31 Challenge to Liberty 1874-1964 Herbert Hoover

Zukra Mahadasha * age birth until age 11.9

29-May-1917 Earthbody-Entry * Zukra-Rahu period

Surya Mahadasha* age 11.9 until age 17.9

Apr-1931 appendectomy and stayed out of school * Surya Rahu period

June-1934 emergency hospitalization for ulcerative colitis

Chandra Mahadasha * age 17.9 until age 27.9

12-Aug-1944 (Jack's age 27) fleshdeath of immediate elder brother Joe Kennedy Jr., killed in WW-2 combat explosion * Chandra-Zukra period * Zukra rules 12th-from-Ketu-in-11th-from-Chandra, dissolution of elder brother

Mangala Mahadasha * age 27.9 until age 34.9

1946 (age 31) wins 11th Congressional District * Mangala-Guru period * Guru rules Rahu-9 political celebrities

1948 wins 11th Congressional District * Mangala-Budha period * atmakaraka Budha rules 10th navamsha

1950 wins 11th Congressional District * Mangala-Zukra period * Zukra rules 7-career, advisors, agreements

Rahu Mahadasha * age 34.9 until age decease age 46

12-Sept-1953 (age 37) marriage to POTUS-pair-35 editor 1929-1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Karkata-Makara

23-Aug-1956 child-1 (stillborn) * Rahu-Guru period

27-Nov-1957 child-2 (live birth) * Rahu-Shani period * Shani rules 7th-from-Chandra = 2nd child

Nov-1958 wins US Senate election * Rahu-Shani period * Shani karmesha-10

08-Nov-1960 elected POTUS-35 defeating POTUS-37 Watergate 1913-1994 Richard Nixon * Rahu--Budha period * atmakaraka Budha rules 10th navamsha

22-Nov-1963 fleshdeath assassination (age 46) * Rahu-Ketu period

Prominent Features of the Nativity



JFK with POTUS-pair-35 editor 1929-1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and their young children, early 1960's


JFK with elder brother and father at the family compound in Palm Beach, Florida

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Vrizabha * Ravaye * the noisy one, the roaring one (Ravi = firebird; Rava = howl, yell, or squawk)
  • Surya in bhava-2 * center of values, intelligence for storage, conservation, containment, values; focus on treasuries, bright face-speech-song, eye on capitalization-banking, * father = center of family
  • Surya-yuti-Guru * confidently expansive, bright teacher, entitled to philosophize
  • Surya-yuti-Zukra * confidently attractive, bright bargainer, entitled to pleasures

Vrishabha (treasuries) Guru + Zukra + Surya occupy the career-defining, emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra


Dad was originally a working-class son of Irish immigrants to USA. The father's life exemplified extraordinary (Rahu-9) financial success via financial acumen (Surya-Vrishabha-2). The father's capital wealth entreasuremnt (2) emerged mainly from investment in the port of Boston's shipping infrastructure. During Prohibition, bootlegged liquors (Surya-yuti-Zukra sweets, alcoholic drinks) were a central commodity shipped through USA water ports.

JFK's father (Surya) was purportedly involved with organized crime via profits from illegal liquor distribution in Boston's shipping industry. However, whatever involvement dad may or may not have had with behind-the-scenes illegalities was never proven, and remains invisible (12 vyayapathi Guru-yuti-Surya) more than a century later.

Pitrikaraka Surya co-tenants with Vrishabha-Guru + Zukra. From Mesha lagna, swakshetra Zukra becomes the negotiating, wealth-accumulating ruler of 2-7 suggesting the financial contracts. Guru rules 9-12, indicating a degree of invisible activity (12) in the economic success (11).

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra in classroom-5 * comfort in creativity, charm, children, celebrity, games, artistic performance
  • Chandra-Simha * comforted by rhythmic creative display
  • Purvaphalguni Chandra * comforted by sparkling luxury * protectors of musical entertainments, radiant style, brilliant beauty


Mom Rose Kennedy was the daughter of the Mayor of Boston and an essential political agent (Chandra-5 politics). In 1951, Pope Pius granted her the title of Papal Countess. (Chandra-5 celebrity, Royalty)

MARRIAGE expectations of partnership support

Marriage * 7th-from-Chandra-5

Life-partner would be an economic agent, engaged with fundraising (11) and social participation networks (11). POTUS-pair-35 editor 1929-1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was a socialite, well-connected to the dynastic wealth families of the American northeast elite.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Panch-maha-purusha yoga = Ruchaka Yoga

Mangala-1 often creates a significant Kuja Dosha for marriage. Particularly when Mangala rules 6-8-12. the competitive, penetrating, sporting energy of Kuja-1 can become intrusive.

challenging mutual drishti of Shani-with-Mangala

Shani drishti to Mangala-1 adds discipline, responsibility, and maturity to an otherwise impulsive competitor

  • Mangala-Meza * vigorous pursuit of championship, innovation, first-arrivals; push toward conquest
  • Mangala in bhava-1 * drive toward embodied performance vitality, pursuit of competition, direct physical action, thrusting vigor, energized muscular conquests
  • Kuja-yuti-Budha * energized communication, dynamic reporting, masculine force joins messaging signal, potential for aggressive gestures, speech, and writing

Mangala Mahadasha age 27-34 = enters politics = youth, competition, vitality, gunshot

Budhana * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Atmakaraka Budha rules career-defining 10th navamsha

Budha rules 3-6 from Mesha

Budha rules 2-11 from Chandra-Simha (financial acumen)

Shani drishti to Budha-1 adds discipline, responsibility, and maturity to an otherwise outspoken, adversarial schoolboy debater

  • Budha-Meza * innovative communications, articulation of dynamically competitive movement
  • Budha in bhava-1 * digbala * narrative of appearance, describer of embodiment, explainer of tangible self, delivers instructions for physical identity
  • Budha-yuti-Mangala * articulation of forward action, message of innovation and forward movement, outspoken, talkative brothers

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Vrizabha * much treasury, many voices, many collections, historic beliefs, doctrine of values containment
  • 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-Surya pitri-karaka * multiple father-figures, abundant confidence, much radiance
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra sodarya-karaka * multiple sisterly-figures, abundant pleasures and treasures

Guru rules swamsha (Mula)

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Vrizabha * swakshetra * appreciation of valuable arrangements, pleasures of collections, acquisitive sensuality, preservation, sounds, history, containment of goods
  • 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-Surya * gracious brightness, radiant beauty, sweetly confident entitlement, enjoys drama
  • Zukra-yuti-Guru * gracious generosity, expanded beauty, sweetly inclusive doctrines of belief

Zukra rules 10th-from-Chandra = Vrishabha-2 family treasuries, speech, values * Career Honor Respect Leadership

  • a powerful collection of financial, historical, and values-lineage graha in 10th-from-Chandra = Guru-yuti-Surya + Guru-yuti-Zukra
  • pitrikaraka Surya + Brihaspati + dhanakaraka Zukra

John F. Kennedy is said to have been the materially wealthiest POTUS, although that honor may also properly belong to POTUS-01 American Revolution 1732-1799 George Washington .It is not known for certain whether the Goldhord Title belongs to Kennedy or Washington, because much of the Kennedy treasury is privately held.

Aesthetic appreciation of history, languages, and genetics

  • POTUS-35 Profiles in Courage 1917-1963 John F. Kennedy studied history at Harvard College and wrote a historical thesis. Although a native speaker of American English, he learned to speak and write in academic German.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani in Bhava-4 * must remain, root, defend, shelter; cautious, conventional mother-figures; chronic scarcity in home; strict boundaries
  • Shani-Karkata * old routines, old defenses, pressured stomach, imposed protection, must shelter with scarce resources

Personally challenging mutual drishti between Shani-and-Mangala

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

  • Rahu-Dhanuzya *craving for philosophical principle, theory, higher truth * mask of global humanistic belief * fascinated by doctrine, catechism * * seeks special importance via generosity, patronage, fatherliness
  • Rahu in bhava-9 * 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, guru-figure, a philosopher, or humanitarian. Opportunistic third marriage (if any).

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu in classroom-3 * absentee sibling, dissolved messaging boundaries, disregards conventional discussions, eccentric modes and topics of writing, irrelevance of the mental narrative
  • Ketu-Mithunaya * incomplete message, empty conversation, dissolute signals, not limited by commerce

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