Karkata razi contains three na-kshatra :
Om hrinayagrabhaye avyaktya rupine namah
Om Radha-Krishnaya Namah
Kulira * Kadaga * Kadakam
Chandra-Karkata * swakshetra
Khepra (beetle) * Kalachang * Karchang *
Cancretis * Karkinos * Kraft * Rak
sartan * as-sarataan
rhythmic undulation, environment, security, shelter, shell
The constellation of Cancer from Richard Dibon-Smith
nakshatra names in red by BP Lama
General Suitability of Remedial Ratna for Karkata radical Lagna
Regional Names for Karkata |
Karkataka * Karka * Karki * Kark
Kadaga * Kadakam
Kulira * Kuleera
Greek = Karkinos Καρκίνος
see also: Rashi names multilingual
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Karkata specializes in roots, ruts, rhythms and routines.
Punarvasu = ruled by Guru the Guide (Karkata Portion)
Guru's mulatrikona = Dhanushya = 6th counted from Karkata
A remarkably high-achieving but often conflicted, hypocritical placement due to the 6th-from angle exacerbating the unfriendly view of Brihaspati toward Earth-anchor Chandra. High-minded tenets, philosophical principles, ideology, catechesis, and theory (Guru). Paradigmatic viewpoint toward homes and housekeeping, schooling, nourishment, security, patriotism, and protection of the root culture. Grounded into the place of settlement and may express the inbred conflicts of one's people. Expression of the philosophy tends to produce 6th-from results such as inequity, unfair agreements, illness, liquid addiction, criminal activities, war; grievances, accusations and blaming; betrayal, divorce, ministries of service, medical care, servitude, injustice, unbalanced pairs, crime, dominant-subordinate relationships, master-slave relationships,
Punavasu-4 is a curious and unique individual pada which is often characterized by local-scale (Chandra) exploitation of marginalized subjects, conflict, or crime -- along with global-scale (Guru) humanistic viewpoints expanding the higher principles of theory, wisdom, and paradigms of belief.
Pushya the Hierophant = ruled by Shani the Regulator
Shani's mulatrikona * Kumbha 8th counted from Karkata
structured and lawful approach to occult knowledge, hidden origins, eruptions of force, disaster, revolution, catastrophic divorce or death of partner, hidden liaison, conditions of death, sudden upheaval, unexpected changes, surgery, self-reinvention, rejuvenation, "born again" transformation, guerilla warfare, secret treasuries of valuable goods and knowledge
Azlesa = ruled by Budha the Announcer
Budha's mulatrikona = Kanya bhava-3 =
communicative and argumentative approach to writings, declarations and announcements, reports, criminal defense, radio-television-cinema-video-internet, publishing, plans, pamphlets, propaganda , lyrics, hooks , jingles, slogans, sayings, spells, incantations, conversations, media publications, argumentation, logical process, conversations, small-group process, teamwork, mentality.
Properties of Karkata Rashi
"[They] have a heavy body, slender limbs and powerful claws.
The persons with this Lagna are changeable like the Moon, the lord of this lagna.
In public life, they are generally successful and are also able to achieve honors and wealth.
|BPHS Ch. 4, 10-11|| |
"The Rashi Karkata is pale-red.
|Vocabulary for Karkata|| Karka = |
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
When the syllables are converted into the corresponding numbers, according to the general mode of transmutation so often alluded to in Mantra Shastra, the word in question will be represented by ////.
This sign then is evidently intended to represent the sacred Tetragram; the Parabrahma-dharaka;
the Pranava resolved into four separate entities corresponding to its four Matras;
Career * profession public reputation vocation
Although the 10th navamsha and its ruler must be considered in any profile of career, generally most Karkata nativities have some career pattern that matches Mesha themes of independent action, animal nature, innovation, invention, initiative, competition, championship, combustibility, engineering, engines, ingenuity, movement, dynamism, energetics, warriorship, blood, muscle, pushing, new birth, new starts, embodiment and the fleshbody.
Mangala must be located and assessed in order to begin the career profile.
However other factors are also important in identifying the main leadership and public duty roster.
Nevertheless, a broad tendency for Mesha natives is to drive (Mesha) careers in novel, pioneering, energy-pushing areas that contain leadership duties designed to maintain the social order (10).
Mangala representing testosterone and male thrusting energy in general, female Karkata nativities may be challenged to promote their careers in male-dominated Mesha environments. Certain professions are generally more welcoming of Karkata women, such as muscular careers in dance or fashion modeling, or certain types of active military or engineering positions.
Patterns of Bhava-10 Profession
Careers in Mangala-related industry are most probable for the Karkata nativity. It is important to assess the rashi-bhava-drishti situation of Professor Kuja to fine-tune any predictions.
Mangala-ruled karmasthana-10 may favor careers in fuels and engines, energy and propulsion. Karkata folk can be influential leaders in newly identified areas and are often found governing energy-product hierarchies.
Combining the Karkata-lagna impetus toward defense of the root-culture and protection of the boundaries of the place of settlement, Mesha-ruled karmasthana is particularly inclined toward maritime (Karkata) military weaponry (Mesha) and defense careers. Success in military invasion, forceful explorations, weaponry, engineering, surgical tools, driving, diving, drilling, plumbing, plowing, hunting, excavating, explosives.
Karkata nativities also lead in Mangala-related fields such as start-ups, inventions, dynamic social change initiatives, and the institutional governance of these sectors.
Mangala also produces new ideas at the conceptual level. Thus professional scientists, literary writers producing a surprising new view of human nature, and other innovators of culture may be found with Karkata lagna. Most (but not all) of the ingenious writers have Azlesa lagna.
|BPl commentary|| |
Generally, Karkata folk are the guardians of the Earth. Even the syllable 'ea' means water (in the Annunaki tongue from which the name Earth is derived). The
Chandra-ruled Karkata nativities are typically very sensitive to matters of security and protection, which makes them distinctively patriotic and boundary-conscious; disliking of change; deeply attached to the comfortable habits; loyal to the parents; and defensive of the cultural roots.
Schooling, Securing, Shielding, Sheltering and Sustaining
Patriotism, Protectionism, Parenting, Policing
They are the gardeners, the defenders, protectors of the vulnerable, the water-and-irrigation managers, the parental caretakers, the police, the patriots, the sheltering and nourishing security specialists. Easily respond to any call to defense of the land and its denizens (animals too); yet rarely offensive. They prefer the quiet routines of life in the place of origin.
Deeply parental in attitude, they are localists by nature, environmentalists, farmers and fisher-folk, profoundly attuned to the rhythms of the seasons, the ocean tides, and the soothingly predictable cycles of family life. Their roots go deep into the place of settlement.
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pRshthodaya group= " rising from behind" tail-first
|11th-from = Natural Friendship Community-Economy|| |
befriends "Vrishabha " types:
financially privileged, beautiful, and luxury-loving; the conservators and the curators;
herders and hoarders
those with an interest in speech voice, face, teeth, mouth, hair, facial attributes;
The treasurers : the acquisitive and the hoarding; accumulators of collections of value in art, music, history, and languages;
gatherers and harvesters; storage-makers; the collection-oriented
those detached (12th-from) fast communication, getting new information, or commercial businesses details (Mithunaya)
|Lagnesha Chandra|| Nativity = Karkata lagna or Karkata Chandra = strongly identified with the parents, particularly the mother, and with the social behaviors of parenting. |
One may be socially most comfortable in the parenting role and in company of other parents, and may prefer the social environments of traditional, intuitive habitual non-literate cultures.
Karkata natives are typically very patriotic, but not in a separative or warlike way. Rather, they see the family as the basis of all society (rather than the economy, or government, or religion, or education).
Comfortable on the sea and naturally fitted to the mariner's lifestyle.
A highly developed Chandra (Mighty Heart 1975- drama-activist Angelina Jolie ) may carry this family-basis sensibility to the highest ranks of world culture, but the native will typically define oneself not according to the rank but according to the in-common role of mother or father.
For Karkata lagna, the character, placement, drishti re: impressionable, moody lagnesha Chandra will determine the conditions of emotional satisfaction.
The pair of domains which are afflicted by association with the unholy trinity : Rahu-Ketu and Shani and Mangala.
These are the two domains which are controlled respectively by
Conditions involving (5) divine creativity (including children and wealth from speculation) configured with one's in-laws (8) and the shared wealth of marriage (particularly indicates inheritances) are likely to be highly complex, drawn out, conflicted, and psychologically challenging.
Raja Yoga for Karkata lagna
Chandra + Mangala-Karkata lagna
| Special yoga conditions for Karkata lagna = |
from B.V. Raman, Three Hundred Important Combinations =
|Karkata dislikes|| |
6th-from-karkata = Dhanuzya = things to which Karkata is hostile:
Karkata loves all care-givers (4) but between the two parents, Karkata prefers the maternal figures (4)
|Pushkara Navamsha within Karkata Rashi|| |
Punarvasu = pada-4 = 00deg00' Karkata until 03deg20' Karkata = Karkata navamsha
Pushya = pada-2 = 06deg40' Karkata until 10deg00' Karkata = Kanya navamsha
Pushkara Bhagya Degree of Karkata
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