Mithunaya razi contains three na-kshatra :
Om Keshavaya Namah
Om Kleem Krishnayana Namaha
Priyangu kalika shyamam * Roopenaa pratimam budham * Sowmyam sowmya Gunopetam * tam Budham Pranamamyaham
Dvamdva * Midhunam *
Nrimithuna * Nriyuj
didimos * dvyniai * dvini * dvojcka * blizanci * twins * teomim* al-jawzaah
NASA Milky Way Mosaic
The constellation of Gemini from Richard Dibon-Smith
nakshatra names in red added by BP Lama
Punarvasu (Castor-and-Pollux) Nakshatra is found in Gemini but Mriga-Sirasa and Arudra are found off this map, in the constellation of Orion
Mithuna Regional Names
Mithunaya * Maithuna * Midhunam * Nrimithuna
Nriyuj * Yugma * Yuj
Mith * Roman cult of Mithra
Europe 15cen CE
Mithunaya commentary of
[They] are tall, upright and have a straight body, the hands being long.
Persons with this lagna live mostly in mind .
They are versatile, restless and like change very often .
They are always of two minds and are incapable of taking quick decisions.
They are good husbands ."
BPHS Chapter 4: 9-9.5.
"The Rashi Mithuna rises with its head
Its ruler is Budha. "
= Mithunaya navamsha
"The Embrace" = arms = a sharing, a pairing, a complement, a twin
Properties of Mithuna Rashi
Mithunaya * Dvamdva * Jaimini characteristics of the rashi
Mithunaya * Guna
Mithunaya group dvyAtmaka = "double-natured"
Mithunaya tattva = "that-ness ", element
Mithunaya Public Figures
Mithuna specializes in the interactive, communicative coupling of polarities and opposites.
Mriga-sirasa * Agrahayani * Mithunya, pada 3-4 * ruled by Mangala = movement, inquiry
Kuja mulatrikona Mesha 11th counted from Mithuna lagna = community, economy, ecology, association, opportunity, friendship, gains, earnings, distributive networks, interlinked connections, large gatherings, principled social participation movements, marketplace participation
Punarvasu * Aditya * Mithunaya portion Pada-1-2-3 * ruled by Generous Gardening Guru the environmentalist philosopher-preacher
* Guru's mulatrikona 7th counted from Mithuna lagna = Doctrines of fair-deals, bargains, diplomacy , trusts, vows , promises, relationships, negotiation, agreements, equity, fair-trade, marriage, equality, parity, partnership, mutual interest, justice, balance, yoga
Vocabulary for Mithunaya:
dvaMdva = [cognate English 'twin' from 'dwi']
dva = pair, couple, male and female
T. Subba Row. (1881)."The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac" in Five Years Of Theosophy. George Robert Snow Mead (ed.).London. (1885, 1894).
"Mystical, Philosophical, Theosophical, Historical and Scientific Essays Selected from"The Theosophist". Available at www.gutenberg.org
|11th-from = Natural Friendship Community-Economy|| |
Mithunaya befriends Mesha-types:
the bold and innovative; the active, movement-seeking, vital and the body-based
moving, motivated, muscular
those involved with blood, head, birth and uniqueness;
the assertive and masculine;
the dominating, winners, conquistadores;
the hot-blooded and athletic;
the masculine, the competitive;
those disconnected (12th-from) established wealth and beauty (Vrishabha)
Generally Recommended Jyotisha-ratna Gems
There are exceptions to all of these general rules which are caused by the position of Chandra, the active Vimshottari time lords, and one's personal goals, inter alia.
| Breath and Mental Narrative |
14th Dalai Lama 1935- Policy of Kindness Tenzing Gyatso
from How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life
by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, trans-ed by Jeffrey Hopkins, p.133
"If you cannot stop worrying over something in the past or what might happen in the future, shift your focus to the inhalation and exhalation of your breath.
Or recite this mantra: om mani padme hum (pronounced"om mani padmay hum").
Since the mind cannot concentrate on two things simultaneously , either of these meditations causes the former worry to fade."
The Nodal House Pair for Mithuna Lagna: bhava-6 and bhava-9
The "nodal house pair" the two domains which are afflicted by association with the "unholy trinity": Rahu-Ketu and Shani and Mangala.
For Mithuna lagna,
Raja Yoga for Mithuna lagna
~~ BPHS, Ch. 40, Sl. 13
Budha + Guru-Mithunaya lagna
Raja Yoga for Mithuna lagna
~~ BPHS, Ch. 5, Sl. 41
|"If the lord of the Lagna and the 10th exchange houses with each other then they form a Raja Yoga. They will confer high position, reputation and power."|
Career - Vocation additional required assessments:
A fortunate combination for organizational leadership (10) and peer-advising collegial relationships (7) -- provided that Guru is well-disposed.
Mithuna nativities generally enjoy successful material careers in all departments of the productive economy.
Mithunaya specialize in guidance activities, which range from religious preaching to philosophical publishing to travel guide to law-school professor, as well as dozens of teacher-preacher-adviser-counselor roles in other humanistic content areas.
Guru provides both leadership-guidance (10) and counseling-guidance (7). Frequently Mithunaya works for a large (Guru) humanistic organization, often taking the role of the scholar-administrator.
Guru loves wisdom-seekers and wisdom-providers such as teachers, travelers, and truth (9) .
Guru also loves the sanctuary enclosures (12) such as hospitals, meditation halls, dormitories, and counseling rooms where spiritual guidance occurs. Mithuna nativities therefore a drawn to Guru-ist vocations:
Mithuna-lagna is blessed with broad-minded and compassionate (Guru) peer-advisers and colleagues (7).
Mithuna nativities = the spouse-partner (7) is likely to share the same Guru-oriented profession (10).
Health for Mithuna lagna
rogesha-6 = Kuja
Mithuna lagna is more likely to have health problems = consequences of repressed anger or a psychology of excessive self-control.
rogesha-6 +Vriddhipathi-11 = friends become enemies and also enemies may become friends. the native earns via direct intervention (Mangala) into situations rife with conflict, debt, and disease.
The physical manifestations of illness are somewhat mysterious due to Ari Bhava = Vrischika.
Mithunaya nativities tend toward the expression of the secret, unspeakable anger that articulate, conversational Mithuna rarely feels permitted to express during day-to-day business transactions.
Look to Kuja's bhava for the relationship and the location which show the key to the origin of the ailment.
The origin of Mithuna 's ailment = usually angry frustration with"psychic attack".
rogesha-6 = the contract-dissolver. In contractual relationships, during the period of rogesha-6 , the native will struggle with impulsiveness and a tendency to break promises (6).
More than any other lagna, Mithuna's health problems are resolved effectively through surgery.
If rogesha-6 Kuja also occupies the Mithuna radix lagna,
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