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Emblem of the Soviet Union 1956-1991


"Soso" Josef Jugashvili in 1902, age 23

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partisan of the Communist governance philosophy of

Suspected of having poisoned his bitter rival


Premier of USSR Soviet Union

1941-1953 * in office 1919-1953

Josef Vissarionovich Stalin

Earthbody-Entry 18-Dec-1878

Earthbody-Exit 05-March-1953 (age 74)

a.k.a Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin (his Russian name)

a.k.a Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili (his Georgian name)

a.k.a "Stalin" = "man of steel"

a.k.a. "Soso" diminutive of affection, used by his family and friends

World-War-2 Tripartite Pact Axis group

World-War-2 Allies group


Ruler of the USSR from 1924 until 1953 * Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili = Josef Stalin * 1878-1963

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Gohanta Yoga * the Butcher

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Mriga-zirasa * Mraga * Marga-ziraza * Agrahayani

BPL commentary:

For Mriga-sirasa natives, the condition of pioneering, direct, yang-energy, forward-pushing bhratru-karaka Mangala considerably affects the outcome.

Brother-figures, warriors, hunters, athletes, dancers, champions, challengers, inventors, explorers, dis-coverers, engineers, drivers, drillers, diggers, exploders, aggressors, pursuers, competitions and battles may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance from the civilizations of Orion

Gentlemen born within a nakshatra of Mangala are gifted with a knack for competition. Shrewd, verbally intimidating, and goal-directed in Mriga-Sirasa, they strive for dominance within their cohort. Mriga are often found in business management, commercial finance, sales, marketing, advertising, script-writing, publishing, propaganda, cinema, and media-communications.

Kuja-ruled Mriga-zirasa chaps tend to be physically fit, agile, and energetic in pursuit of the win. They are often found in politics, manufacturing, media-messaging, and commerce, especially in sales, marketing, and advertising roles where their energy delivers competitive advantage.

Mraga are surprisingly accurate marksmen, able to handle weapons and metal equipment. Agrahayani fellows may have a special affinity for quadruped animals, bands of brothers, and soldiers. Due to the crystalline structure of their noses, Mraga-born have an extraordinarily acute sense of smell.

Vrishabha pada 1-2 represent the 7-12 angle and the Zukra-Kuja attraction. Those born in pada 1-2 pursue legal contracts, equity, and brokerage in secluded environments, such as the laboratories, private bedrooms, or in distant lands. Their goal is the formation of vitally valuable partnerships.

The Mithunaya pada 3-4 represent the 6-11 angle and the Budha-Kuja tension. Pada 3-4 are profit-driven and not averse to theft or breaking contracts for advantage. Pada 3-4 may focus on friendships, economics, and dominating the competition..

Themes of forward movement, group activity, and sporting competition may contextualize Mriga's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Mriga-zirasa.

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

"Unless other testimonies in the chart predominate to modify the effect of Mraga rising,

  • these people may be very unpleasant characters.

They are inclined to be misanthropic in their attitude toward life and people.

  • They seem always to see the worst side of people and of conditions.

They are suspicious of other peoples' motives

  • and even vicious at times.

Unless checked, these thoughts will lead to vicious action

  • and they can be quite dangerous to others whom they dislike.

Possibly this attitude is caused and aggravated by some permanent organic disability

  • which is usually the lot of those who are born with Mraga rising."

Biographical Events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline


Official Portrait


2nd wife of Josef Stalin, Nadezhda Sergeevna Alliluyeva

Mangala Mahadasha

Earthbody-birth 18-Dec-1878 * Mangala-Mangala period

Rahu Mahadasha

1906 marriage-1 (his age 27) to Ekaterina Svanidze * Guru-Shani swabhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Karkata-Makara

1907 child-1 * Guru-Shani period, Shani dharmesha-9 from Chandra

1907 widowed by wife-1 * Ekaterina died of typhoid * Guru-Shani period, Shani rules-2 from Zukra = death of first spouse

25-Aug-1909 grieved decease of father * Guru-Budha period, Budha pitrimaraka rules 7th-from-Surya

1919 marriage-2 with Nadezhda Sergeevna Alliluyeva (his age 41; her age 18) * (she was believed to suffer bipolar disorder; Stalin's Ketu-2) * Guru-Rahu period period * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vrischika-Vrishabha contact natal R-K

1922-1953 General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union * Shani Mahadasha and Budha Mahadasha

1921 child-2

1926 child-3 * Svetlana (she later defected to USA)

1932 widowed by wife-2 * her death age 31 (claimed suicide by pistol) * Shani-Mangala period; Mangala strongly rules 2nd-from-2nd from Chandra (death of 2nd life-mate)

04-June-1937 grieved the decease of mother Ketevan Geladze (Stalin's age 49) * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha (end of a major life era) Guru ruler of 7th-from-Chandra matrikaraka

05-March-1953 fleshdeath * (age 74) * Budha-Guru period; Guru yuvatipathi-7


Russ-Soviet 1878-1953 Man-of-Steel Josef Stalin

Biographical details:

Stalin's childhood was marked by numerous bodily injuries and diseases. Both of his parents beat him harshly; while his father also abused his mother. Surya-Mula

As an adult he had numerous enemies although he overcame them all. Mangala-6

Stalin's mother Ketevan Geladze was born into a serf family although she was literate. She worked as a laundress, seamstress, and housecleaner for several Jewish merchants in Gori, as well as for the Orthodox cleric; as a result, Josef's parentage has been an open question.

"Soso"as he was called was a handsome and intelligent boy who despite the violence of his childhood learned quickly. He was given clothes, books and money for tuition by mother's employer. It seems likely that one of the merchants or priests associated with his mother may have been his actual father.

The husband of Ketevan Geladze was a serf-born cobbler. His alcoholism destroyed his shoemaking business and his family. When Stalin's mother placed Josef into religious school, her husband (who was purportedly not Stalin's bio-father) went on a drunken rage which split the family.

Stalin rarely used his paternal surname, preferring to be called simply"steely-one" (stalin). The father regularly kidnapped Josef from school, believing that the boy should learn a trade. When Josef was 12, his father took him to a distant town and forced him to work in a shoe factory.

Surya * pitrikaraka

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

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)

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka


Age 16-21 training for priesthood

At his mother's insistence "Soso" trained for the priesthood in a Russian Orthodox seminary. His mother passionately wanted Soso to become a Bishop. Although a scholarship student and distinctively bright, at age 21 in 1899 young Stalin abandoned the final exams and was expelled. His mother was furious. Age 20 begins Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani randhresha-8 transformation of identity * Shani-10 parivartamsha Guru-8

Chandra in bhava-4 * dig-bala

"Soso" soon discovered the revolutionary writings of Russ 1870-1924 Proletarian Revolution Vladimir Ulyanov Lenin , and his education took a radical turn. He gained a reputation as a skilled organizer, intellectual, and poet. His poetry was quite popular with local fans.

Extreme narcissism distinguished by a 30-year reign of terror and acts of extraordinary cruelty, combined with remarkable political intelligence and charisma

Karakamsha = Simha bhava-3

Stalin's media image crafted via photography, cinema, and announcements was the center of a Soviet cult of personalitywhich lasted for nearly 30 years.

Despite a reputation for unspeakable atrocity against his people, genocide, torture on a mass scale, 20 million extinguished... he was nonetheless, after the Church was violently suppressed, worshipped as a living idol, father-figure, high priest of the national culture.

After religion was banned in 1917, he waited until the crisis of WW-2 then re-opened the churches. However, he personally chose the 'metropolitans' of the Russian Orthodox Church which continued his media-message control.

Natural Guru-Chandala yoga * nichha-Guru-yuti-Rahu = "moral iniquity"

Karakamsha-lagna in regal Simha + Surya-Zukra-Budha in 9 = "cult of personality"

strengthened by Parivartamsha yoga between karmesha-10 Shani governance + ruler-of-12 nichha-Guru prisons

Also powerful in 7th radical bhava 10th-from-10th, seventh navamsha, and seventh dashamamasha. Suggests many many partnerships forming a nearly unshakable grip. Stalin was personally smart and charismatic, and he stayed in power for a remarkably long time due to carrying out the programs of his supporters.

= dharmesha-9 -12 Guru-yuti-Rahu parivartamsha karmesha-10 -11 Shani

  • power gained via ideology and prisons (Guru) mixed with economy and rule of law (Shani)

Guru-Chandala Yoga

note: Guru must be weak and neechcha


Soviet genocidal dictator 1922-1952, Josef Stalin

from B.V. Raman. (1992, 4th ed.). A Catechism of Astrology. Part II, p. 50

"When Jupiter

  1. combines with aweak Saturn

  2. or when he joins Rahu

  3. or when he is along with Gulika ,

we have Guru-Chandala Yoga.

Some authors take that when

  • Jupiter becomes Gulika Bhavadhipa (lord of sign held by Gulika)

  • or Rahu Rasyadhipa (lord of sign held by Rahu),

we have Guru-Chandala Yoga.

Note that in all these cases, Jupiter must be weak and debilitated. "


B.V. Raman. (1992, 4th ed.). A Catechism of Astrology. Part II, p. 50

Q, 73.

What are the cumulative effects of Guru-Chandala Yoga?

Are any remedies prescribed for neutralising the evil influences ?


The cumulative effects vary with reference to the strength of Guru and Rahu, the nature of the sign involved and the Bhava position. Therefore no general results can be ascribed.

When the yoga is strong, and when the conjunction say is exact,

  • the subject will have no regard for spiritual values or he will have perverted views.

  • The conscience factor will be absent and the subject will be carried away by momentary considerations.

If the combination occurs in the 10th house, the person lacks moral courage;

  • if in the 12th house, spiritual aspirations will be directed in wrong channels;
  • in the 11th, the sting is removed;

  • in Lagna, moral character will be questionable

  • in the 5th house, lacks consideration and there will be sorrow through children.

The yoga in general does not obstruct material prosperit y.

Its importance is only in regard to to the spiritual, moral and religious aspect of human existence.

When Jupiter is strong, the yoga naturally becomes defunct .

No remedial measures are prescribed to alleviate the evils due to Guru-Chandala Yoga but regular practice of pranayama under a suitable Guru (preceptor or teacher) will doubtless act as an antidote."

advertised in the West as a cruel satanic dictator and genocidal murder of millions, Stalin was nevertheless admired and even worshipped in his homeland

Stalin's image centered an enormous Cult of Personality similar to the other charismatic dictators:

party tyrant, premier of Soviet Union, mass murderer, complete and unswerving control over a huge territory and government apparatus

ruled in a time of cataclysmic change in the cultural and political foundations of the region

Chandra = Kanya-6 = mother in service

Typical of the childhoods of evil dictators, Stalin and his mother were severely beaten throughout Ioseb's childhood by his alcoholic, bankrupt father.

His mother was born as a serf

  • compare to Cuba-Dictator 1926-2016 Fidel Castro also Chandra-Kanya * comforted by rhythmic remedial service. Castro's mother was a teenage kitchen maid, impregnated by the lord of the sugar planation, who was Castro's father

  • compare to My Inventions 1856-1943 Nikola Tesla also Chandra-Kanya whose mother was a servant

His three siblings all died early (possibly all beaten to death by his vicious father) leaving Stalin effectively the only child of his mother * Mangala-6-Vrizchika in the emotionally motivated communicative cohort evangelical instructional team-working administrative managerial announcing publishing reporting explanatory conversational lyrical messaging 3rd-from-Chandra

A survivor of violent childhood abuse, the young Ioseb adopted the name "Stalin * "Man of Steel"

Viparita Raja Yoga + Parivartamsha yoga of randhresha-8 Guru + rogesha-6 Shani-yuti-Rahu

both Harsha Yoga (rogesha-6 in 8) and Sarala yoga (randhresha-8 in 6) would apply

with Rahu, this combination has the potential to express terrible cruelty toward the disenfranchised classes (6)

annihilation (8) of enemies (6)

destruction (8) of disagreements (6) would empower nearly complete "consensus " in government (Makara)

"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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