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USA Senator Massachusetts * served 1962-2009

Champion of American Liberal Progressive Politics

younger brother of

maternal uncle of

paternal uncle of

  • Celebrity 1960-1999 publisher JFK-Jr

brother-in-law of

born four days before

born five days before



Ted Kennedy

a.k.a. Edward Moore Kennedy

fleshbirth Monday-22-Feb-1932

fleshdeath 25-August-2009 (age 77)


USA Senator-Massachusetts* served 1962-2009 * Edward "Teddy" Kennedy * 1932-2009

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


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

BPL commentary: For Uttarabhadrapada natives, the disposition of Shani considerably affects the outcome.

"...most fortunate... usually indicates a man of means,

  • well-to-do if not wealthy.

A man who owns property and has the ability to earn money

  • and also to spend it wisely and constructively.

Being a passive type, his well-being may be inherited or bequeathed to him

  • but if he achieves his own success

  • he will do so without the corollary of someone else's misfortune .

He is very intelligent

  • and is charitable

and generous to those less fortunate than himself."

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline


Kennedy Brothers in 1960: John, Robert, Teddy

Zukra Mahadasha * age birth until age 16.4

22-Feb-1932 fleshbirth * Zukra-Surya period

Surya Mahadasha* age16.4 until 22.4

Chandra Mahadasha * age 22.4 until 32.4

29-Nov-1958 marriage-1 * Chandra-Shani period * Shani rules-7 navamsha * R-K gochara Kanya-Meena contact natal R-K

27-Feb-1960 child-1 * Chandra-Shani period

Nov-1960 John Kennedy wins POTUS-35 election * Chandra-Budha period

Mangala Mahadasha * age 32.4 until 39.4

22-Nov-1963 brother John Kennedy assassinated * Mangala-Rahu period,

19-Jun-1964 severe injuries from airplane crash with long hospitalization * Mangala-Guru period, Guru ruler-of-12 hospital

06-June-1968 brother Robert Kennedy assassinated * Mangala-Budha period

18-July-1969 Chappaquiddick scandal * Mangala-Zukra period * Zukra rules-8th and 8th-from-8th * uttama-Zukra-yuti-Rahu

18-Nov-1969 * decease of Father Joseph Kennedy * Mangala-Zukra period * Zukra rules 7th-from-9th

Rahu Mahadasha * age 39.4 until 57.4

Jan-1981 divorce-1* Rahu-Budha period * Budha rules Ketu; Budha occupies 6th-from-7th

Guru Mahadasha * age 57.4 until 73.4

* uttama

03-July-1992 marriage-2 * Guru-Shani period, Shani rules-7 navamsha * R-K gochara Dhanuzya-Mithunaya contact navamsha Zukra

22-Jan-1995 decease of Mother * Guru-Budha period * Budah matrimaraka rules 2nd-from-Chandra

Shani mahadasha * age 73.4 until fleshdeath

25-Aug-2009 fleshdeath (age 77, brain cancer) * Shani-Budha period * Budha rules maraka-7


Prominent features of the nativity

Ted Kennedy, 1967 * Seattle Municipal Archives ... Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons .

Surya * pitrikaraka

Viparita Raja Yoga = Harsha Yoga Surya rules 6 occupies 12, protects against accusations, jail, litigation, hostility, crime. Teddy Kennedy was famously accused but not convicted in the automobile crash and drowning death of his campaign staff worker. Despite being the driver of the car, and not having attemtped whatsoever to rescue her, he claimed to be fully innocent in his actions. He seemed (to the public) permanently unconcerned with impact of this violent event upon the woman and her family. (see asta-Mangala-12 below)

Chandra * matrikaraka

Simha Chandra * Purvaphalguni Chandra

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Budha-yuti-Mangala * Kuja-yuti-Surya

Mangala-Kumbha yuti Budha-Kumbha yuti Surya-Kumbha

Mangala in classroom-12

ashtangata lagnesha Mangala-12 within 4 degree of Surya-Kumbha.

As a general rule, if the moudhya Mangala also lacks supportive drishti, the asta condition can give an autistic effect that limits the awareness of the impact upon others of one's personal outgoing actions, potentially including violent actions.

With no malice aforethought, moudhya-dosha Mangala may simply not aware of the psychic and physical harm that one's own competitive or aggressive actions may cause. From the native's perspective, the victim may be invisible .

Kennedy's career was helped by the drishti of political vidyapathi-5 Chandra upon his combust Mangala-Kumbha The public perceived him to be committed to the the economic upliftment and increase social participation (Kumbha) and to be sensitive to the plight of impoverished, marginalized groups (Chandra-6 service ministry).

Mangala-ruled Bhava-9 Vrischika arudha lagna also indicates the public perception that he was a patriarchal figure, working from humanistic philosophical principles; whatever his personal failings, the social guidance and advocacy provided by Kennedy was valued highly in his society.

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Budha in bhava-12

Budha-yuti-Surya * Budha-yuti-Mangala

Budha-Kumbha yuti Surya-Kumbha yuti Mangala-Kumbha

* uttama Guru lagnesha * nearly 50 years in USA Congress, never lost an election

Guru in bhava-5 * Guru-Karkata * uttama

Atmakaraka = nichha-D9 = uttama D1= Guru * generosity, Charity, expansion, permission; but overconfidence in private relationships

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Zukra ruler of 10th-from-Chandra occupies radical Meena lagna in exaltation and Zukra-yuti-Rahu. This arrangement suggests a remarkable career in matters of bhava-3, such as committee work, commerce, communications, media-messaging, meetings and memoranda, and all tied very closely to the sibling-cousin cohort.

However his personal emotional life was volatile and passionate, attributable to Zukra-yuti-Rahu occupies 8th-from-Chandra ** Rahu-Meena yuti Zukra-Meena * uttama

Zukra-1 * Malavaya Yoga * embodied, fleshly harmony


18-July-1969 Chappaquiddick scandal * Mangala-Zukra period * Zukra rules 8 and 8th-from-8th * Zukra-yuti-Rahu

= catastrophic (8), nearly career-annihilating event when his car carrying a young woman staff-member passenger after a party plunged off a bridge, into a dark river. The woman drowned yet Senator Kennedy swam to safety. Due to Harsha Yoga (Surya rules-6 occupies-8) he escaped criminal consequences.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka


Uttarabhadrapada ruled by governing, law-applying, orderly, Structuring Shani-Makara

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

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka


Ketu in Bhava-7 * Rahu in bhava-1

Rahu-Meena yuti Zukra-Meena * uttama


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