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  2. Chandra-Vrishabha * uttama * mulatrikona 4-30
  3. Chandra-Mithunaya
  4. Chandra-Karkata
  5. Chandra-Simha
  6. Chandra-Kanya
  7. Chandra-Thula
  8. Chandra-Vrizchika * nichha
  9. Chandra-Dhanuzya
  10. Chandra-Makara
  11. Chandra-Kumbha
  12. Chandra-Meena

  1. Chandra in bhava-1
  2. Chandra in bhava-2
  3. Chandra in bhava-3
  4. Chandra in bhava-4 * digbala
  5. Chandra in bhava-5
  6. Chandra in bhava-6
  7. Chandra in bhava-7
  8. Chandra in bhava-8
  9. Chandra in bhava-9
  10. Chandra in bhava-10
  11. Chandra in bhava-11
  12. Chandra in bhava-12


Professor Chandra


Krishnaya * Somana

resides in


Akokera * Enadriz

Moon * Mens

Nanna * Anna * Di-ana * Inanna * Sin * Sinai * Selenê * Luna * Aah * Iah



"the cornice, the horn" * Draco

"The Law-Giver"

comforted by stepwise ascent to the heights

rashi-related qualities of the life-partner for Makara-Chandra nativities

Chandra-Makara matched with 12 radical lagna


Carraig Phádraig , Tiobraid Árann Theas, Éire.

Chomh maith leis sin ar a dtugtar Caiseal na Ríthe agus na Carraige Naomh Pádraig

Rock of Cashel, South Tipperary, Ireland * also known as Cashel of the Kings and Saint Patrick's Rock

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Chandra in bhava-1 * Makara radical Lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-2 * Dhanuzya radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-3 * Vrizchika radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-4 * digbala * Thula radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-5 * Parthya radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-6 * Simha radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-7 * Karkata radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-8 * Mithunaya radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-9 * Vrishabha radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-10 * Meza radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-11 * Meena radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra in bhava-12 * Kumbha radical lagna

Chandra in Uttara-azadha

Chandra in Shravana

Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu

Chandra-Makara always rules

  • the harmonizing, adjusting, accommodating 7th-from-Chandra = contracts, negotiations, bargains, agreement, match-making, deal-making, equity, parity, peerage

Chandra-Makara always occupies

  • occupies the balance-seeking 7th-from-swakshetra = orientation to duality, pairing, emotional stability via partnership trust


Because the ruler of 7th-from-Chandra -Makara = Chandra, Chandra-Makara = typically, deeply attached to their caretaking, parental life-partners.

  • POTUS-37 Watergate 1913-1994 Richard Nixon Throughout his life, Nixon was famously, utterly devoted to his protective life-partner and personal anchor POTUS-pair-37 Watergate 1912-1993 Pat Ryan Nixon .

Needs to maintain law and order, rules and agreements, rights-and-responsibilities, deals and trusts. Excellent placement for a bureaucrat or lawyer. Generally maintains a trusting (7) relationship toward parents (Chandra) and often has an affectionate relationship to the advisors and counselors as well as to the mother's mother.

Unless interrupted by Rahu-Ketu, a fixed stable emotional disposition with conventional views and patriotic, defensive orientation.

Chandra-Makara-6 may present seizure-and-stiffness health challenge for the Simha radical lagna due to rigid rule-bound emotions and blaming victim-litigiousness.

Chandra-Makara-8 often indicates a "recycling" mother whose identity changes frequently and who is often involved in secrecies, but who nevertheless maintains a facade of social orderliness. Typically the native is short-lived.

  • Imagine 1940-1980 Beatle John Lennon * Chandra in Uttara-azadha-6 was born and raised in Liverpool, Merseyside. Lennon first married a woman from his same ethno-cultural background (Karkata-12, familiar lineage). Secondly, he married Avant-gardiste 1933- Beatle-pair Yoko Ono Ms. Ono was identified with large-scale social movements (Kumbha) and very focused on publicizing their marriage (7).

Needs regularity, secure structure , and social position .

  • Makara-Chandra wants to conform and needs to conform to the role indicated by one's rank in a hierarchical social structure.

  • When Makara-Soma looks in the mirror, one sees a regulator, a giver of rules , systems and policies which enable coherent human social order.

  • equity-seeking, alliance-agreeing 7th-from-Chandra indicates a trustworthy mate

A fundamental need to detect social mores, zones of behavioral normalcy, and enforce conformity to the norms expressed in those zones.

  • Makara represents Hierarchies , the organized rule-driven ritually enforced systems of caste, class, and position which define all societies.

  • Moon being the seat of emotional sensitivity and genius, Soma-Makara is most sensitive to matters of propriety, observation of ritual and custom, correct procedure and protocol, and censure for non-conformance.

Their actual success (or not) in properly absorbing and enforcing social standards, depends on the health of Shani.

When Chandra's ruler Shani occupies Shani's swakshetra Makara or Kumbha, or uttama Thula, then one may behave as a patriotic, conservative or highly conventionalized, superbly regulated citizen, taking emotionally engaged (Chandra) responsibility (Shani) for identifying and imposing rules of order.

\As an expression of emotional commitment to due process of law, serve on juries, one may endure long hours of public policy meetings, and eventually become high-level administrators in corporations and government.

One cares deeply for the well-being of the ordered social entity, of the state. Natives are industrious providers and voices of established order, worldwide.

Shani in Makara itself is emotionally exhausting, creating a lifelong Sade Sati with traumatic separations from loved ones, yet the native presses on in public service.

  • uttama-Shani-Thula = exceptionally fortunate in 10th-from-Chandra: granting a superb career in public service, excellent conduct at high levels, accurate intuition of social cues.


For the Makara-Chandra nativity, both the relationship of the native with the father and the relationship of the mother toward the father are inherently volatile and prone to sudden changes due to Surya rules 8th-from-Chandra.

Other characteristics that profile the father must be considered, such as Surya's rashi, incoming drishti, and bhava --as well as the dharmapathi-9 and ruler of 9th-from-Chandra. However the shad-ashtaka conflict between mother and father from the earliest days of life tends to afflict the native's expectations of the father who is sensed even in childhood as somehow threatening (8) to the mother's identity. The main complaint about the father is typically his autocratic unpredictability and disregard for the marital wealth (8). However issues of camouflaged relationships and hidden financial assets can also arise.

The father may be a good person and benefit society, depending upon characteristics of Surya and the dharmapathi dharmesha-9 . However within the family the mother and her child may be prone to accuse the father of hiding assets (8) making sudden changes in the home (8th-from-Chandra .) without involving the family in his decisions (autocratic Surya). When Chandra also occupies pada 2-3-4 of Uttara-azadha, Surya's influence is increased and the 8th-from implications of forbidden or undisclosed disruption are heightened.

  • Sherlock Holmes 1859-1930 Arthur Conan Doyle's father enjoyed aristocratic bloodlines and artistic talent. However his father's mental illness and self-medication with alcohol caused a tremendous upheavals in the family home. Mother-and-children lived in frequent terror until the dangerous dad was placed in asylum.

  • Imagine 1940-1980 Beatle John Lennon 's father joined the merchant marine and rarely came home; and when he did, it was chaos * Surya-Kanya * yuti Kuja-yuti-Rahu along with nichha-Shani-9

Have a Makara-Soma person in your life? Appreciate the fact that orderly normalcy brings them social comfort. Don't embarrass them with eccentric behaviors.

Avoid making jokes at their expense. Makara-Chandra are not quick with the witty repartee. Rather, allow their solid pragmatic style to add a welcome dose of sanity into your life.

These folks do not like to be overextended, and they positively need to draw from their own resources . Neither a lender nor borrower be. Steering toward the middle may not always be exciting, but it will never be wrong!

Chandra-Makara children may have anxiety about conforming; they must feel secure in knowing and following the rules . Eccentric,"creative" parents upset them; they need normalcy . They do not want to become celebrities; they just want to fit it.

As parents and bosses, Chandra-Makara are delightfully conventional, dependable, and the very souls of public service. Lovely, sturdy folk.

Parenting = Chandra-Makara

5th-from-Makara = Vrishabha

  • Pleasurable relationships + architectural design = important. Child has a pleasant, sensual personality + strong bond with sisters, aunts, grandmothers, female bosses.

  • Sisters and female authorities in general are beneficial for this child.


Chandra in Makara = wealth from Shani lord of 2nd from Makara

Marriage and Qualities of the Life-Partner


Contractual Partnerships and Trusts

Naturally, the outcomes for partnership depend significantly upon the bhava of 7th-from-Chandra and also any graha located in Karkata, as well as drishti incoming into Karkata


7th from Makara-Chandra = Karkata.

The partner = "home-maker, groundsman, protector, patriot , caretaker of the Land".

The spouse is often a schoolteacher, home-maker, primary parent, landsman, or concerned with marine life and lifestyle. The spouse is nearly always a staunch and fervent national patriot as well.

Typically this spouse does not want to be in the center of attention; Karkata = 12th from Simha, and Karkata wants a safe, grounded home routine with minimal public duty.

However if the spouse perceives that additional security can be gained from performing public duties in support of the Chandra-Makara (who tend to want roles in government, institutions, or large corporations) then the home-preferring spouse will accept some amount of necessary public duty whilst self-protectively remaining a securely private person.

  • POTUS-37 Watergate 1913-1994 Richard Nixon * Chandra-Makara * married POTUS-pair-37 Watergate 1912-1993 Pat Ryan Nixon . She was a farmworker and schoolteacher from local family (Karkata) who worked tirelessly in support of her husband's government career yet maintained a defensively protected home life for her family.

  • The Tower 1865-1939 W.B. Yeats ' * Makara-Chandra * had a wife and numerous lady-loves who were all staunch supporters of Irish national independence, profound patriots and dedicated mothers.

  • Mormon Church 1805-1844 Joseph Smith married a deeply traditional wife-and-mother. During his short life the couple produced eight children, and she remained fully dedicated to their household.

Challenging Angles:

  • 12th-from Makara-Chandra = Dhanushya * doctrine, dharma, higher law

  • 6th-from Makara-Chandra = Mithuna


During Vimshottari periods of Chandra, Dhanuzya related matters create a nutrient drain (12th-from) upon the emotional vitality

Energy-drainers = emotional losses and erosion of identity + vital life-force power =

  • universities and temples, world travel, higher studies, sacred scripture,

  • priests and professors, the father, father-figures

  • whichever bhava = 12th-from-Chandra will cause emotional exhaustion

6th-from Makara = disagreement-distrust-dispute-divorce = Mithuna

  • Makara-Chandra are serious and lawful persons.

  • Sober and largely humorless , they do not enjoy joking around, and often have emotional conflict with the work-group, department, or team.

  • They may be victimized (6) by their own"tough talk".

  • Loose lips sink ships.

randhresha-8 = Surya lord of Simha = bitter enemy of lagnesha Shani

emotional core (Chandra) is oriented to regularity and routine . One feels attacked by sudden political changes that are motivated by other's ego.

Luckily the siege does not last too long! 6-year long Vimshottari periods of Surya = conditions of sudden emotional identity change induced by politics, theatre, men in general specifically male ego, need for center-stage attention, royalty and celebrity, brilliant performances, extreme heat and light, intensity of channeling divine intelligence, speculation, games, entertainments, amusements, father, husband, male children

Details of the circumstances of the catastrophic change are indicated by the rashi and bhava of Surya

Simha = 8th from Makara Chandra. If Simha = a key lagna in the nativity, the stepmother (if any) may become a positive supporter. Stepmother can also be read from bhava 11 = 8th-from-4th, and to confirm a positive relationship with stepmother if any, both 8th-from-Chandra and 8th-from-4th should be assessed.


problematic 6th-from-Chandra = rashi of Mithuna

Graha in Mithuna represent emotional adversaries

rogesha-6 +dharmesha-9 Budha = Makara-Chandra implicitly feels conditions of imbalance-seeking-a-remedy. May feel annoyed and upset with:

  • young people, siblings, writers, announcers, communications media workers, movie and music producers, publishers.

The Makara-Chandra lifetime is easier if Mithuna rashi has no tenant graha..

The place which is 6th-from-Chandra.

  • Whichever bhava = Mithuna as measured from radix, one will feel unbalanced or uneasy in that bhava. E.g., for a Makara Chandra with Vrishabha radix lagna, Mithuna becomes bhava-2, and one experiences discomfort and imbalance-seeking-a-remedy in the family history. Unless there are positive graha in 2, there is considerable dislike of family ties and resistance to accepting the lineage values of the family history. One may prefer to break away from family traditions.

Predisposition to Injury and Accident

  • Makara Chandra is somewhat prone to injury from siblings, team-mates, talking and writing. Lung disease due to grief. Causes of death (8th-from Makara = Simha) include spine and heart failure .

Animosity via Budha Mithuna

Makara-Chandra are lawful and regular persons who suffer built-in emotional conflict with the communication dynamics or a work-group or team.

One may be victimized by one's own vulgar (6)"tough talk" (Budha). Loose lips sink ships.

newspapers, reports, announcements, communications media, messages, evangelists, angels, the internet and the journalistic press (Mithuna) = somewhat inimical to one 's healthy emotional identity

  • India-PM 1917-1984 Indira Gandhi * animosity in small group process = killed by her own team of bodyguards

  • POTUS-37 Watergate 1913-1994 Richard Nixon * journalistic reporters ruined his career by reporting conversations, meetings, plans = Watergate tapes

Adversaries = agents of Mithuna

siblings and cousins, adjacent ethnicities, younger colleagues, adolescents, co-worker cohort, business administrator,

person involved with words, writers, the press, publications,

group conversations, meetings, plans

team-mates, ensemblists, and small collaborative groups

publications, arguments, editor, students

  • POTUS-28 The State 1856-1924 Woodrow Wilson = Shani-Mithuna-1 in 6th from Makara-Chandra . Newspaper editorials and short-sighted Mithuna government officials ruined his plan for the League of Nations after World-War-1.

Badhaka -sthana = harming-houses

Badhaka = 11th from Makara = Vrizchika

Mangala = badhesha

Thus one born in the Makara portion of Chandra-Dhaniztha may have a difficult time in the earliest years of the incarnation.


Chandra in Makara Rashi

  • Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 189
"These people may be recognized by their slim bony figures as a rule, but there are a few, usually when Mars is conjunct the Moon, who have rather heavy bodies. In both cases, however, the bone structure is large and prominent. They usually have large heads with bushy or prominent eyebrows, throats which resemble the throats of crocodiles, rough, coarse hair, long necks.

They speak slowly and rather ponderously, and when excited have a trick of suddenly raising the voice. Often their talk seems pointless and rather pedantic and they may be quite boring to people of quicker wit and more versatile minds. They are hard workers , very thrifty and are punctilious in their obligations.

They do not like to borrow or to lend money, and will give many a lecture about the evils of borrowing money to their less provident friends. They are almost puritanically orthodox in their religious views and are scornful and antagonistic to ideas of a mysterious or occult nature. They simply cannot accept Astrology or any branch of learning which is metaphysical in character.

They are, as a rule, hard-headed business men or accountants and deal in things they can see and accumulate. Their religious views are entirely separate from and have no bearing or influence on their business or material life.

They are devoted to their few children. They are a curious mixture of practical business horse sense and romantic ideals. They either marry very young , and are left widowed, or there is a big difference in age between them and their wives.

They are self-confident, quite opinionated, and do not hesitate to show their likes and dislikes openly. They will rise slowly in life, and through their thrift and hard work will have sufficient but not necessarily an abundance for their old age. Their health is good. They usually live quite long - many octogenarians being found with Moon in Capricorn.

Their ailments are more mental than physical and senility will often come on while the physical body, although old, is still robust. They may suffer from rheumatism in the body, which affects the ankles and feet. They should avoid eating cold foods.

The Star Sapphire is their fortunate gem. Saturday is the day on which they should start new enterprises. Their favorite colors are blue and green."


Chandra in Makara Rashi

  • Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 202
"When these women are quite matured, they are slender to the point of thinness, with long faces, large feet and large, rather bony hands. In childhood, however, and up to puberty, they are apt to be quite fat or with bulky, ungainly bodies which appear to be fat but which in reality may be partly adult frames in immature bodies.

They have long chins and rather large jaws. The mouth also is made generously.

In childhood, also, they are not strong constitutionally, but seem to be prey to most children's diseases, particularly skin diseases and colds, whooping cough, etc. In adult years, they develop rheumatism, arthritis, and similar diseases which affect the bones and joints, especially of the knees.

These women are ambitious and usually carve out careers for themselves in business. They are thrifty and may be thought to carry this to the extreme of stinginess. They are active and if they do not marry they will be independent, and be capable of supporting themselves especially during the earlier years of their careers.

They are rather argumentative and have a pedantic, dogmatic manner of stating their views, which is quite annoying to others. They are fond of music and may actually play some musical instrument very well. They are honest and truthful, indeed it is almost impossible for them to lie, and if they try to, the lie is usually quite obvious. They are fond of the opposite sex, but are more apt than not to remain single ."

Chandra Mahadasha

for Chandra in Kanya Rashi

  • Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 236
"A period of growth and productivity, increase in all departments of life.

If up to this time the individual has no children, he will have an addition to the family of one or more children, either of his own or through adoption .

He will add to his wealth. He will purchase real estate and generally accumulate possessions, become a person of substance in relation to his community and environment."


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