Om Shrim Vatsalaya Namaha
Om Vatsalaya Namaha
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Summary of Nine Graha Rulership Portfolio
with remedial ratna general recommendation for Meza nativities
lagna * ligne * line of
Akokera * Capricornis
woodcut "kapri-cornus" from Liber Astronomiae by Fra. Guido Bonatti, c. 1277
Surya measured from Makara lagna, Makara Chandra, Makara navamsha
Makara lagna nativities tend to experience a culture of mystery and non-disclosure in all things related to their randhresha-8 Surya who is also the arch enemy * adhi-shatru of lagnesha Shani.
Professor Surya casts the center-stage roles in environments of secrecy involving occult knowledge and confidential information. Makara lagna may enter politics but their roles are predominantly undisclosed. Surya does provide a path toward understanding of the great mysteries and a grasp of the movements of the cycle of death and rebirth. However there is always some awkwardness in matters of Surya who is expected to be brightly visible. For Makara nativities, the powerful figures who direct the actions of Surya are shrouded in disguise. One is not exactly a puppet but the controlling forces are dominatingly radiant and intense.
Professor Surya the Hub of the Wheel = mutual arch-enemy of Professor Shani the structure of the wheel. The ego-centrism and entitlements of randhresha-8 Surya may be a bitter pill for Shani-ruled Makara.
As a fierce enemy of lagnesha Shani, ego-promoting Surya causes social awkwardness and psychological frustration for the careful, cautious, law-abiding Makara native.
Cool, orderly, status-conscious, step-wise Professor Shani wants to live in a world where all existence conforms to a fixed set of laws.
Professor Shani lectures against any kind of innovation, egocentricity, or change.
Brilliant blazing with Light kingly Professor Surya = karaka for Divine self-within, soul, and genius expressions of personal intelligence.
As randhresha-8 , the classroom environment of Professor Surya controls the hidden world of confidential information, healing secrets, and intensely transformative identity changes.
Father * Surya = pitri-karaka
Father is related to matters of bhava-8 including secrecy, hidden assets, masked relationships, sudden unexpected release of force, emergencies and disasters, confidential information, tantra
During periods of randhresha-8 Surya, the Makara native may experience a blazing hot sudden jolt to their interior rule of law, caused by an unexpected upsurge of an inner clarion call to individuation from the group .
E.g., in my files :
Look to Surya's rashi-bhava to discover more about the characteristics of the ego-shock
the classroom environment of Professor Surya's enemy Shani features an intense dislike of egocentricity (kings, politics, theatre, genius).
The classroom environment of Professor Shani hates change.
randhresha-8 Surya de-"lights " in change.
randhresha-8 Surya enforces egocentric, individualistic, autocratic change.
Periods of the classroom environment of Professor Surya = sudden, forced changes in life. bhava-8 gives a sudden, forced turning of the cycle of birth and death.
the native will be introduced to shocking, brilliant, and perhaps overwhelmingly powerful, secret information. Moral integrity and faith in the power of divine healing will allow the native to handle life-and-death responsibilities with noble strength. Surya must be strong by rashi.
The classroom environment of Professor Surya will also rule one Bhava vis-à-vis Chandra.
Assess the characteristics of Surya's Bhava, from Chandra lagna, for a fuller appreciation of Surya periods. Events should be predicted largely from Chandra lagna after the age of 50.
Because Professor Surya is a karaka for professional career visibility and public recognition, and Ravi = randhresha-8 for Makara lagna, the Makara native may be somewhat disposed toward to accept public roles and professional leadership responsibilities within secret, dangerous, or mysterious areas (8) and emergencies or catastrophic events (8) .
Example environments include hospital emergency room, confidential banking, money laundering, state secrets, espionage, midwifery, surgery, healing, yoga-tantra, magic, shamanism, revolution, sudden, violent change; explosives, and eruptions of previously hidden force.
from: ~~ Dr. G. S. Kapoor. (1994). Gems and Astrology. Ranjan Publications, New Delhi. p. 90
"For Capricorn (Makar) Ascendant,
the natives of this Ascendant
Marriage, Peer Relationship, Contracts, Advising
Chandra yuvatipathi rules bhava-7, granting a particularly intuitive understanding and ability for matters of contracts, agreements, trusts, deals, bargains, and negotiations, often seen in match-making and consulting-advising roles
In later adulthood the relationship with the partners especially marital alliance will be powerfully influenced by the tidal emotions of acceptance, rejection, belongingness, and prodigal return that were once practiced with Mother.
The highly fluctuating and impressionable Chandra regulates contracts, agreements, alliances, and peer-to-peer relationships .
Chandra's condition will determine the quality of counseling and advising relationships in the native 's personal and professional life.
The closest advisors will be women, beginning with mother and grandmother. After marriage, a man will find his wife to be his most influential advisor in all matters. For both genders, presuming Chandra is in good condition, many alliances led by women. For a woman, her own mother remains her closest counsel. Excellent for women in legal and diplomatic practice (presuming Chandra is well disposed).
Periods of Chandra = intensification of the physical and emotional self-image as the container of value in promise-making behaviors, contractual activities, negotiation of partnerships personal and professional, and deep emotional consultation between the human and divine aspects of the Self.
Chandra in 12 for Makara lagna may experience withdrawal of the spouse into private reverie, perhaps due to partner's relationship to"enemies of the marriage" (6th from 7th = 12th).
However after age 50 this signification largely evaporates, and the native becomes emotionally identified with the partnership.
Mukta = moti = pure natural Pearl
for Makara Lagna
"For the Capricorn Ascendant
Persons with this Ascendant
bandesha-4 + Vriddhipathi-11
Slow, careful, motion-averse Lagnesha Shani sees the aggressively moving, competitive Mangala as a hostile, warlike enemy.
Vital and competitive Kuja controls
Mars will also rule two Bhava vis-à-vis Chandra . Assess the two Bhava from Chandra for a fuller characterization of the expected events in the narrative that flows from one's core expectations and beliefs during Mangala periods of the Vimshottari Dasha. Events should be predicted largely from Chandra lagna after the age of 50.
|Badhaka -sthana = harming-houses houses|| |
Badhesha = Vriddhipathi-11 Mangala
Cardinal * chara lagna typically has some trouble from the elder sibling, from friendly association, from the marketplace, from the nature or method of setting goals, from achievements and profits.
If the teachings of Professor Shani when He occupies Vrizchika or Mangala-Ketu are are subject to prolonged and repeating lessons (which are in reality multiple opportunities for accepting of gifts of understanding) usually via constrictive drishti.
It is reasonable to expect considerable repeating effort with the network of friends and associates during periods of Mangala. the native may suffer isolation or the identity is oppressed by sudden upheavals in the network or selfish actions of a mentoring friend.
Periods of Mangala may bring forward an agent in the figure of a friend, mentor, elder sibling, or marketplace associate, who (often inadvertently) causes harm to the native via aggressive or selfishly competitive behavior, causing destructions of the network, and leading to adversarial behaviors within the network.
Badhaka agents must be handled with compassion, in the knowledge that this harm-causing agent is merely a projection of one's own unrealized instincts to behave competitively when expanding one's associations with new people and new ideas.
Difficult graha in occupation of labha bhava or Mangala drishti upon bhava-11 may exacerbate the badhaka agency.
Remedial Ratna for Mangala:
Red Coral = munga
for Makara Lagna
"For the Capricorn Ascendant,
By wearing of Red Coral in the major period of Mars,
rogesha-6 + dharmesha-9
Lagnesha Shani sees rogesha-6 + dharmesha-9 Budha as a good friend. . Budha views Shani as a neutral party.
Conversational and sexual Budha loves to talk, think, argue (6) and preach (9).
Budha rules 6-9 = usually a two-sided outcome for the Makara lagna nativity, producing both disagreements (6) and fortune of broad worldview and patronage (9)
On the one hand ... on the other hand
Generally Budha gives stronger results for His mulatrikona Kanya-9. However Professor Budha is also the natural ruler of disagreeable bhava-6.
Periods of ambidextrous Budha tend to bring both types of results, in surprising combinations. For example in some nativities, one may experience a divorce (6) which propels the native to returning to university for higher studies (9). Budha never produces entirely one type of outcome - always two-sided.
as planetary patron of bhava-6, Budha brings social conflict, exploitation, personal imbalance-seeking-a-remedy, mental resistance to marriage fidelity and a quick-witted avoidance of the terms of agreement.
Budha also increases the frequency interaction with conflict-management agents and activities, such as clinical medicine, criminal litigation, military strategy, and police reports.
On the plus side, when this native gets into legal trouble, one is nearly always able to talk one's way out of the dilemma.
In particular, Budha can signify medical and mental issues with substance addiction and the psycho-physical consequences of sex (Budha) addictions. (Addiction = = a behavior which becomes so compulsory that it interferes with other necessary functions in work and family life.)
as ruler of bhava-9, Budha brings a mental engagement with religious principles and practices, affinity for sacred space, and personal priesthood.
Because Kanya the moolatrikona rashi = identical to Makara's dharmasthana., Budha = usually religiously minded, although in a predictably orthodox fashion which is more oriented to public piety and less to private prayer.
Budha can connect the Makara native to one's society through religious ceremony and collective prayer.
University professorship, rank and title in religious organizations, and performance of acts of public piety.
When Budha occupies the Makara lagna = a very public worshipper, whose specific religious affiliations are essential to the identity.
If Budha is well-disposed,
If Budha occupies a dualistic rashi such as Mithuna or Meena,
If Budha is prominently placed, such as in lagna or with Chandra,
Hypocrisy and contradiction may become the external hallmarks of Budha in the Jyotisha kundali.
However, rather amusingly, Lord Kumara is not disturbed by the apparent logical inconsistencies of seemingly incommensurable principled beliefs (9) and unprincipled actions (6).
Budha is a master of superficial inquiry, simplified answers, trite responses, slogans and jokes. The native draws from a repertoire of rationalizations that deflect criticism and prevent further inquiry.
Unless Budha is strengthened by a parivartamsha yoga, sober drishti of lagnesha-1 Shani, or yuti more grounded, accountable graha, Kumara in Makara may become an alcoholic priest, a sex-addicted preacher, a drug-dealing physician, or a pious, joking hypocrite .
One may also become a dedicated religious missionary with a tremendous administrative (Budha) capability, who nonetheless participates in exploiting (6) the very folk one is trying to redeem with wise sermons and sacred tomes (9).
Budha is a rationalizer .
Lord Kumara will usually develop a complex logical explanation supporting the underlying coherence of th behavior - including that most time-honored rationalization: simple denial . Yet, to outsiders, Makara lifestyle choices may seem to express a strong case of"cognitive dissonance".
Periods of Budha = much contact with the service worker class or 'victim class'. the native or those whom one serves will be engaged in conflict and exploitation behaviors. Also, in equal measure, periods of Budha bring contact with religious teachers, scholars, and other wisdom-providers. Problems may not be solved during Budha periods but problems will be much better defined and articulated. Analysis and planning are favored.
Budha will also rule two bhava vis-à-vis Chandra. Assess the two bhava from Chandra for a fuller appreciation of Budha periods. Events should be predicted largely from Chandra lagna after the age of 50.
Budha =rogesha-6 + dharmesha-9 = challenges to trust in peer relationships (6). However there is compensation from increased philosophical wisdom (9) and more attention to religious practice (9).
For the Makara lagna, a well-placed Budha can be greatly helpful in the development of logical argumentation which is required in critical scholarship of religious texts.
Argumentative Budha in the rogesha-6 + dharmesha-9 role may produce some sort of an orthodox pandita.
Budha is an especially difficult graha for Makara nativities in which Budha = rogesha-6 from both radix lagna (material animosity) and Chandra lagna (emotional imbalance-seeking-a-remedy). Most challenging combinations include:
Flawless Emerald = panna
for Budha for Makara Lagna
"For the Capricorn Ascendant,
particularly in the major and sub-periods of Mercury.
Guru = L-3+ ruler-of-12
Lagnesha Shani = mutually neutral toward Guru.
Wise and expansive L-3+ ruler-of-12 Guru = in charge of communications and spiritual retreat
12 = 6th from 7th = Enemies of the marriage alliance. Guru-type inimical-to-alliance agency may include (ironically) religious beliefs, rituals, and philosophical teachers; one's own father; professors, preachers, priests, and spiritual guides.
The day-to-day thought process (3) may become inadvertently inflated by fantasy (12)
in the extreme when Guru suffers occupancy in His nichha, this fantasy can produce an unrealistically optimistic Pollyanna attitude especially in regard to distant lands (12) and media-messaging (3).
Handwriting (3) = large size (Guru).
Charitable but often ineffective
the native is very much inclined toward acts of charity (Guru, 12) yet the discursive process (3) required to plan and execute useful charitable actions is often lacking essential details, due in part to disability of Budha (above).
Therefore the native may engage in spontaneous acts of sympathetic charity with a tendency toward "rescue fantasy" (12) but in general on a material the actions are less than effective.
Vimshottari Dasha of Brihaspati
Depending on characteristics of Brihaspati according to yuti-graha, rashi, drishti. and bhava, Guru Mahadasha for the Makara radical nativity is generally a period of great retreat and great planning and communication.
Guru's mulatrikona being Dhanushya, overall effects of sahaja-bhava-3 are generally somewhat stronger than the effects of dhsls-sthana-12.
Because of the role played by Professor Guru for the Makara nativity, and the natural neutrality of Guru toward lagnesha Shani it is a common experience that many occasions for meditative retreat or residing in a research enclosure would accompany a great abundance of publications or instructional delivery during this 16-year mahadasha. It is a highly comfortable period for academics who like to combine teaching and research, or publications with research. One may do more traveling than usual, since bhava-3 generates a steady stream of itineraries and bhava-12 brings one to distant lands.
Professor Guru is a traveller.
Guru ratna = pushkaraja (yellow sapphire) for Makara Lagna
"Jupiter will be lord of the 3rd and 12th Bhava
Uttara Kalamrita treats Jupiter as a yoga giving planet for the Capricorn Ascendant
but as said by Dr. B. V. Raman in his comments on the role of Jupiter in the case of Libra nativity, the views of Uttara Kalamrita are against the accepted rules of astrology."
vidyapathi vidyapathi-5 + karmesha karmesha-10
Zukra yogakaraka vidyapathi-5 (politics) + karmesha-10 (governance) = natural capability to lead and govern , either by royal entitlement (5) or by charismatic charm that facilitates successful democratic election.
The Makara native is empowered, according to the strength of Zukra, to make decisions which provide social order and lawfulness , with special emphasis upon matters of :
alliances, relationships, contracts, agreements, bargains, deals, matches, pairs, diplomacy, wealth, acquisitions, hoarding, food and drink, cattle, jewels, fields and forests, heritage and history , stories and songs, face and voice, recorded knowledge
generally the leadership style features partnership qualities of constant negotiation, preference for harmony and graciousness in the interactive behaviors, and appreciation of the value of Other
Zukra gives excellent results in regard to matters of children, politics, speculative ventures, romance, professional respect, leadership roles, and public duties.
The Makara personality typically exudes a practical intelligence about cintamani * mani * money (Vrishabha = 5, intelligence ) and a characteristic common sense about the relationship between Time (Shani) and cintamani * mani * money (Zukra).
Makara natives also as a general rules enjoy pleasant relationships, personal and professional, with Feminine Nativities.
Affiliation (Zukra) with prestige groups, labels, symbols, and status-markers especially marked by"conspicuous consumption " (location of the home, style of dress, professional title etc.) bring pleasure (Zukra) to the native .
For masculine nativities re: Feminine Nativities
Zukra has a special importance for males, because Zukra indicates their feminine partners - both personal and professional.
Feminine Nativities re:Feminine Nativities
Vidyapthi-5+karmesha-10 Zukra is a powerful Yogakaraka for Makara lagna.
as planetary patron of two auspicious Bhava, Sweet and Sensual Zukra =Yogakaraka for Ena lagna.
Zukra will also rule two Bhava vis-à-vis Chandra lagna. Assess the two Bhava from Chandra for a fuller appreciation of Zukra periods. Events should be predicted largely from Chandra lagna after the age of 50.
* hira * azira * for Makara Lagna
"For the Capricorn and Aquarius Ascendants,
lagnesha-1 + dhanapati-2
Pragmatic and conventional Shani governs the physical body appearance as well as the lineage values of the family history including food customs. Should Shani be well placed, the native will lead a disciplined life and accrue stores of treasuries over a lengthy time.
As dhanapati-2 Shani who is a natural maraka also becomes a temporal maraka, therefore one who wishes to postpone death should avoid the Shani-ratna and practice the Shani-scarcity austerities such as conservative food diet.
Shani will also rule two Bhava vis-à-vis Chandra. Assess the two Bhava from Chandra for a fuller appreciation of Shani periods. Events should be predicted largely from Chandra lagna after the age of 50.
Shani also controls the second marriage, and for a feminine nativity Shani is also the primary karaka of the second husband, if any.
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"For the Capricorn and Aquarius Ascendants
Saturn is the lord of the Ascendant and Blue Sapphire should be worn by the native s of these Ascendants as a protective charm all their life.
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Rahu = co-lord of bhava-2 Kumbha, therefore Rahu-ratna (gomedha) may become a beneficial gem for matters of financial well-being acquisition, stock-piling and hoarding, learnings in history and languages, second marriage, and expressions of voice and face such as song and appearance in story-telling imagery such as films.
However Rahu in the rashi of maraka Chandra = dangerous for Kumbha lagna. Even for The treasury -and-knowledge target, the Rahu-ratna should be considered only if the lord of bhava-2 and its occupants are highly benevolent
Rahu and Ketu are said to give positive results in The 3rd, 6th, and 11th bhava from the lagna or from Chandra.
Numerous other schemes for evaluating the elusive aprakasha graha also exist. (More details in the summary provided by Dr. G.S. Kapoor. )
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Ketu is co-lord of bhava-10 Vrischika, therefore Ketu-ratna may be a beneficial gem for matters of professional recognition and leadership responsibility -- but only if the lord of bhava-10 and its occupants are auspicious.
Ketu's effects for Makara lagna depend significantly on Ketu's bhava, rashi, and drishti.
Ketu amplifies the effect of any graha who are sharing Ketu's Bhava; and also Ketu magnifies the effects of the lord of His occupied Rashi.
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