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2008-2016 * POTUS-44

2009 Nobel Peace Prize

2005-2008 * U.S. Senator from Illinois

1997-2004 * Illinois State Senate

1992-2008 Lecturer in Constitutional Law, University of Chicago Law School

Barack Hussein Obama

a.k.a. Barack "Barry" Obama

Earthbody-Entry Friday-04-Aug-1961



POTUS-44-partner * 2008-2016

attorney, fundraiser, inspirational speaker

Michelle Obama

a.k.a. Michelle Vaughn Robinson Obama

nativity of Michelle Obama

Earthbody-Entry Friday-17-Jan-1964


POTUS-44 * served 20-Jan-2009 until 20-Jan-2017 * Barack Hussein Obama * 1961-

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

Pushya * Sidhya

BPL commentary:

For Pushya nativities, the influence of rigid, chronological, lawful, enduring strictly structural sober serious systematic Shani can considerably affect the outcome.

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.

Guided by instructors from the civilizations of Asellus

Shani-ruled Pushyami gentlemen are often found at the director level of government, corporate, and institutional organizations. Deeply patriotic and defensive by nature, they have a gift for combining local customs with larger social policy frameworks, most notably law. Pushya masculine figures are influential in the world and respected for their culturally sensitive judgment. Pushyami are particularly dedicated to environmental protection, land ownership, and property rights.

Themes of parental duty, civic responsibility, patriotism, dignity of the family, and foundational legal protections may contextualize Pushya's terrestrial experience.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 82.

"An earnest, thoughtful character,

intelligent and quite religious in his outlook.

  • Quite often a regular attendant at church services

  • and a supporter of church and religious activities.

Withal, he is possessed of the qualities which make for success in the material world,

and has the ability to rise in position

  • and to command the respect of his associates.

He will fill a position of executive requirements

  • and be admired and respected by his immediate family."

Biographical Events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha Timeline


Barack Obama as a child

Obama family in the Whitehouse, 2011


Barack Obama in Feb-2005, age 44

Surya Mahadasha * age birth until age 2-months

04-Aug-1961 Earth-birth * Surya-Zukra period * Zukra yogakaraka rules 5-10

Chandra Mahadasha * age 2-months until age 10.2

Janma Sade-Sati Vrizabha Apr-1971 until Jun-1973

Mangala Mahadasha * age 10.2 until 17.2

Rahu Mahadasha * age 17.2 until 35.2

24-Nov-1982 * decease of Barack Obama's father (Barry's age 21) * Rahu-Guru period * Guru rules pitrimaraka 7th-from-9th

1983 BA diploma Columbia University college * Rahu-Shani period * Shani lagnesha

June-1991 * graduate Harvard U. Law School * Rahu-Budha period * Budha diploma

03-Oct-1992 * marriage-1 * Rahu-Zukra period * R-K gochara Dhanuzya-Mithunaya* contact Zukra D-1 and Zukra D-9

07-Nov-1995 * decease of Barack Obama's mother (Barry's age 34) * Rahu-Mangala period * Mangala rules 12th-from-Chandra

Guru Mahadasha * age 35.2 until 51.2

05-Nov-1996 elected to represent Chicago district-13 in Illinois State Senate * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules 9th-navamsha + 11th-from-Chandra goals

04-July-1998 * child-1 * Guru-Guru swabhukti

03-Nov-1998 re-elected to Illinois State Senate * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules 9th-navamsha + 11th-from-Chandra goals

Aug-2004 DNC keynote address provides national recognition, exposure * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra rules 5-politics, 10-leadership

2006 Grammy Award = audio book: "Dreams from My Father." Guru-Zukra period * Zukra rules 10th-navamsha + 3-publications

2008 Grammy Award = for audio book: "The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream." Guru-Mangala period * Zukra rules 9-celebrity, prizes

04-Nov-2008 * elected POTUS-44 * Guru-Mangala period * atmakaraka Mangala rules 9-politics

Shani Mahadasha * age 51.2 until 70.2

06-Nov-2012 * re-elected POTUS-44 * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani rules 10th-from-Chandra

Jan-2017 * end of POTUS-44 roles * Shani-Budha period * Budha rules 4-retirement

Budha Mahadasha * age 70.2 until 87.2

Ketu Mahadasha * age 87.2 until 94.2

Surya Mahadasha * age 94.2 until 100.2

Zukra Mahadasha * age 100.2 until 120.2

Distinctive features of the nativity

POTUS-44 Barack Obama with family dog Bo

Barack_Obama_photo.jpgSurya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Karkata * Bhanu * ray of light
  • Surya in bhava-7 * center of agreements, brightly negotiating, focus on trade, intelligence for equity, eye on contractual relationships
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, radiantly descriptive

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama was elected directly into a national situation of gross investment industry fraud combined with deteriorating race relations in USA. His natural charisma in approaching this toxic mix was characterized by faith but also by intelligence about the world of speculative finance (5) and historic race politics (5).

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

atmakaraka Mangala rules Mesha-swamsha

  • Mangala-Singha * vigorous pursuit of fame, drama; push toward entitlement
  • Mangala in bhava-6 * drive toward conflict, pursuit of service, energized adversarial conquests
  • Kuja-yuti-Rahu * energized pretense, dynamic desires, masculine force joins opportunistic ambition

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Karkata * comfortable communications, articulation of root culture, customs, security
  • udha in bhava-5 * narrative of children, entitlement, entertainment, describer of divine intelligence , explainer of drama, delivers instructions for politics, creativity, fame
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * articulation of radiant confidence, message of willpower and charisma, talkative father

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Makara-Draco * nichha * much social structure, many rules, materialistic beliefs, doctrine of rank and structure
  • Guru in bhava-1 * dig-bala * much vitality, numerous identities, much jovial competition, may signal expansive aura, height, or girth
  • pleasures and treasures, much humanistic financial-diplomatic philosophy
  • Guru-yuti-Shani atta-karaka * multiple elder-figures, abundant structure, many rules, much humanistic social philosophy

commentary by B.V. Raman A Catechism of Astrology . p. 33" Q. 39 -- Is Jupiter's aspect in debilitation good?

Ans. -- Jupiter is primarily a benefic by nature. Though he is in debilitation, he still retains his benefic nature and his aspect will be good though weak ."

Brihaspati = the kharesha

Guru-yuti-Shani-1 occupies the doctrinal 9th-from-Chandra

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

yogakaraka rules 5-10

  • Zukra-Mithunaya * appreciation of detailed, communications, aesthetic of handiwork, pleasures of detailed explanations, articulated messaging arrangements
  • Zukra-4 * digbala * pleasure of home-based routines; enjoys domestic equity, feminine-figures are prominent in the home environment, appreciation of owned properties

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka


  • Shani in Bhava-1 * must act under pressure, move but slowly, push forward against stiff limitations; cautious, conventional identity; tense competition, chronic impeded movement
  • Shani-Makara-Draco * old hierarchies, pressured duty, old rules, pressured knees-calves, imposed laws, proletarian laws, must govern with scarce resources
  • Shani-yuti-Guru * resistance against expansion, doctrinal discipline, constrained growth

Shani-1 rules Kumbha-2 finance = the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Guru-yuti-Shani-1 occupies the doctrinal, ideological, professorship 9th-from-Chandra

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

  • Rahu-Singha * nichha * mask of radiant dramatic celebrity
  • Rahu in bhava-6 * privilege via glamorous or unusual arguments, conflicts, medicines, servants, accusation, injustice ; seeks a special, important role in matters of disease, injury, warfare, labor, unfairness, toxicity * Opportunistic, ambitious enemies. 6 is a highly successful location for boundary-breeching, risk-rewarding Rahu.
  • Kuja-yuti-Rahu * amplified competition, exotic pursuits, tricky innovation, opportunistic brother-warriors

shad-ashtakya 6-8 angle between Rahu-Mangala and Guru-Shani

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Kumbha * incomplete economy, empty profits, dissolute systems
  • Ketu in classroom-12 * beneficial placement * absentee ancestor spirits, disregards fantasy boundaries, dissolves the sanctuaries, irrelevance of sleep


POTUS-44 partner 2008-2016, attorney, inspirational speaker * Michelle Robinson Obama

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativity

Anuradha * Maitra

BPL commentary:

For Anuradha natives, the influence of rigid, chronological, lawful, enduring strictly structural sober serious systematic Shani considerably affects the outcome.

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.

Shani -ruled Maitra ladies are often found in the role of political or corporate wife. They are gifted in repairing damaged relationships and smoothing disagreements.

Professionally, Anuradha women thrive where their ability to graciously impose lawful compliance in volatile circumstances is rewarded and respected. They often work for government regulatory agencies, law firms, and in the safety and insurance industries.

Themes of damage-control, risk mitigation, and orderly response to dangerous conditions may contextualize Anuradh's terrestrial experience.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 98

"A gay and fun-loving type, clever and witty.

She will always be surrounded by an admiring circle of friends

  • and her popularity will cause envy and malice

  • among those who are not included in this circle.

Her married and domestic life

  • will be very happy.

She will be devoted to her family and faithful to her husband,

unless the Seventh House of the Life Chart is badly afflicted.

  • In which case, although she loves her husband, some misunderstanding will result in a divorce ."

Biographical details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline

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ObamaMichelle_2012.jpgMangala Mahadasha * age birth until 1.8

17-Jan-1964 Earth-birth * Mangala-Zukra period * Zukra rules 7-12

Rahu Mahadasha * age 1.8 until 19.8

Guru Mahadasha * age 19.8 until 35.8

May-1985 BA diploma Princeton University college * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules11th-from-Chandra emotional goal

June-1988 * graduate Harvard U. Law School * Guru-Shani period * Shani yogakaraka rules 4-diploma

06-Mar-1991 * fleshdeath of Michele's father (multiple sclerosis) * Guru-Ketu period

03-Oct-1992 * marriage to POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama * Guru-Zukra period * R-K gochara Dhanus-Mithuna = natal nodal axis

Janma SadeSati Kumbha Mar-1993 until Jun-1995

04-July-1998 * child-1 * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha

Shani Mahadasha * age 35.8 until 54.8

Nov-2008 * Barack Obama elected POTUS-44 * Shani-Zukra period * Zukra rules 7 = 10th-from-10th leadership

Nov-2012 * Barack Obama re-elected POTUS-44 * Shani-Mangala period * Mangala lagnesha

Jan-2017 end of tenure USA presidency * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha natural endings

Budha Mahadasha * age 54.8 until 71.8

Ketu Mahadasha * age 71.8 until 78.8

Zukra Mahadasha * age 78.8 until 98.8

Distinctive features of the nativity


Michelle Obama in 2018

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

Surya-3 management rules karmesha-10, suggesting a leadership portfolio that is defined by meetings, teamwork, documentation, planning, scheduling, and ensemble performance.

Due to proximity of a structurally minded Shani-3 and a goal-driven Kuja-uttama-3, this native is a high-level super-capable Manager

karmasthana-10 career receives drishti of Mangala, Chandra-Zukra

The father of Michelle Robinson Obama was a precinct captain in Chicago, responsible for managing neighborhood-level political elections in the machine politics era. He died prematurely

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu * comforted by forceful climbing * protectors of structured warfare, lawful conquest, orderly takeover, systematic dominance
  • Chandra-Kumbha * comforted by rhythmic pulsing network linkage
  • Chandra in classroom-4 * digbala * comfort in routines, familiar with ruts, rates, roots, routine rituals; soothed by customary habits, undulating patriotism
  • Somana-yuti-Zukra * Emotionally indulgent, sensitive to sisterly figures, needs pleasuring, feels like a partner

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka


Mangala ashtangata harana * asta (burned by Surya)

Mangala rules-6 occupies-3 announcements POTUS-pair-44 Let's Move 1964- Michelle Robinson Obama advocate of "poverty awareness "and attention to childhood obesity (disease-6)

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

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

Rahu casts drishti upon Zukra-yuti-Chandra-4

Rahu casts drishti upon Ketu-yuti-Budha-2

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama with UK-Queen 1926- Elizabeth-2 * 2014


Michelle and Barack Obama following eight years of POTUS service (2017)

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