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son of

nephew of

  • USA Atty Gen Robert Kennedy

  • philanthropist Ethel Kennedy Skakel

  • philanthropist Eunice Kennedy Shriver

cousin of


fatal Aviation Accident during maraka rules-2 Budha bhukti

born eight months before

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John F. Kennedy Jr.

fleshbirth Friday-25-Nov-1960

fleshdeath 16-July-1999

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celebrity publisher, attorney *1960-1999 * John F. Kennedy Jr.

birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy,_Jr. * birth time from public record

charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama


born on day-8 Ashtami of Shukla Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativity

Purvaphalguni * Yoni

  • QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 83


BPL commentary: For Purvaphalguni natives, the condition of akarshana-karaka Bright Bhrigu considerably affects the outcome.

Feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, contracts, bargains, sensual pleasures, artistic beauty, luxurious scents, treasuries, and music, may be especially influential.

Guided by instructors from Zosma

USA_JFKJr_photo.jpg"A physical rather than a mental type.

  • A healthy constitution

  • not given to worry or anxiety regarding the problems of living.

He must guard against impulsiveness

since he is apt to act without sufficient thought

  • and as a result he makes many mistakes

  • which are difficult to rectify

  • and which may be disastrous.

He is very active physically and will be proficient at various sports,

  • reveling in the joy of mere action,

  • even purposeless action.

These people seem never to rest and are constantly in motion.

  • As soon as they have finished one thing they start on another,

  • frequently doing several things at a time."

Biographical data matched to Vimshottari Dasha periods

  • Celebrity 1960-1999 publisher JFK-Jr

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Mangala Mahadasha

25-Nov-1960 fleshbirth * Mangala-Zukra period * Zukra karmapathi rules-3


Rahu Mahadasha

22-Nov-1963 assassination of father POTUS-35 Profiles in Courage 1917-1963 John F. Kennedy * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti


Guru Mahadasha

1983 BA diploma American Studies Brown University College * Guru-Shani period * Shani rules 7 4th-from-4th diploma

1989 earned JD diploma NYU School of Law * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra karmapathi professionalization * Zukra-yuti-Shani diploma

19-May-1994 decease of Mother POTUS-pair-35 editor 1929-1994 Jackie Kennedy * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * mother = Chandra. Rahu occupies maraka 7th-from-Chandra.

22-Jan-1995 * death of paternal grandmother Rose Kennedy * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * paternal grandmother 4th from Surya = Ketu-yuti-Chandra. Rahu occupies maraka 7th-from-Chandra.


Shani Mahadasha

21-Sep-1996 marriage-1 (his age 36) * Shani-Shani swabhukti * R-K samchara Kanya-Meena contact swamsha

16-July-1999 fleshdeath * Shani-Budha period * Budha rules maraka-2

Distinctive features of the Nativity

  • Celebrity 1960-1999 publisher JFK-Jr

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Three year old JFK-Jr playing under his father's desk at the Whitehouse, 1963


Zukra partnerships - kalatrakaraka significator of wife

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JFK-Jr. wedding 1996

Surya * pitrikaraka


Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

Marriage 7th-from-Chandra-7

When Chandra occupies bhava-7 the husband-figure is often seeking a caretaker to replace a missing mother. The primary relationship is with the mother. Young JFK married on 21-Sep-1996 in his 36th year. He waited until after the death of his caretaker-figures, the influential paternal grandmother (1995) and his doting but publicity-sensitive mother (1994) to make his own choice of a life-partner.

His mother (Chandra) and paternal grandmother (4th-from-Surya = Chandra-7) are both represented in his 7th bhava of advisers. They would have likely encouraged him to make a reputable choice of life-partner.


Degree of the Radix Moon = 05 Kumbha (Aquarius).

  • M.C. Jain [pirating author] The Stars and your Future p 139 "Degree of Inclining "

"Denotes one who reaches fame fitting his rank.

He will have elegant taste and a love of luxury ,

  • but is liable to be imposed on or wrongly advised.

He can quickly grasp impressions and set his thoughts into activity,

  • but he should direct his will unto himself and watch the threatening rockshore with his eyes well opened .

If prominent, warns against Accidents when travelling, especially by air.

Natives with this degree-area prominent should be careful to choose good dates for their journey

  • or if their Jupiter be afflicted to avoid air travel altogether.

It is often found in the charts of Aviators."


Quotations from BPHS Ch. 1-12; 1-17; 1-19

  • "Chandra is capable of causing an early end, if He is with a malefic in Yuvati, Randhra, or Tanu bhava, and unrelated to a benefic."~~ 1-12
  • "Malefics occupying Tanu and Yuvati Bhava while Chandra is with a malefic, with no relief from a benefic will also cause premature death." ~~ 1-17
  • "Chandra in Tanu, Randhra, Vyaya or Yuvati bhava and hemmed in between malefics will confer premature death." ~~ 1-19

According to Sri Sarajit Poddar," The Moon in Saturnine signs in betwixt malefics " signifies fleshdeath via "Hanging, Fire or fall."

Kumbha-Chandra-7 hemmed in between Ketu (above) and Shani (below).

Cause of fleshdeath may be considered a fall, since his airplane plunged into the sea, and presumed cause of death was not drowning but rather the blunt-force trauma of the crash.

Rahu in 7th-from-Chandra as well as Rahu's ruler Surya in swamsha with the nichha-Zukra suggests death through the agency of the wife or in company with women.


Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Mithunaya * vigorous pursuit of conversation; push toward explanatory instruction
  • Mangala in bhava-11 * drive toward connectivity, pursuit of earnings, invasive networking, energized economic conquests

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Thula * articulation of agreeable contracts, equable arrangements, balanced designs
  • Budha in bhava-3 * narrative of management, reporting, cohort, siblings, instructions, announcements, publication, explanations, lyrics

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Dhanuzya * mulatrikona * much philosophy, humanistic beliefs, broad worldview, doctrine of inclusive diversity
  • Guru in bhava-5 * much creativity, many intelligences, many entitlements, numerous games, much speculation, many performances
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra sodarya-karaka * multiple sisterly-figures, abundant pleasures and treasures
  • Guru-yuti-Shani atta-karaka * multiple elder-figures, abundant structure, many rules

Guru vidyapathi-5 + randhresha-8

Guru-5 drama rules 8-conditions of fleshdeath

Only a few months before his 39th birthday, JFK-Jr 's tragic ocean drowning on 16-July-1999 drew the attention of the television-viewing world. In an unprecedented and dramatic use of government resources to aid the celebrity-political Kennedy family, US-Navy search-and-rescue teams were deployed to search for the sunken plane and its deceased passengers: JFK-Jr, his young wife Carolyn Bessette, and his sister-in-law Lauren Bessette.


Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Dhanuzya * appreciation of humanistic belief, pleasures of theory, dogmatic arrangements, aesthetic of philosophical worldview
  • Zukra-5 * pleasure of dramatic gaming, enjoys center-stage equity, literary and fine arts, appreciation of creativity
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra * sweetened expansions, gracious diversity, appreciation for philosophical doctrine
  • Shani-yuti-Zukra * sweetened structures, gracious lawfulness, appreciation for mature neutrality

Zukra karma pathi = public life

ALSO Zukra = yogakaraka vidyapathi-5 + karmesha-10 from Kumbha-Chandra

bhratrupathi-3 + karmesha-10In the nativity of a husband-figure, , kalatrakaraka Zukra signifies the being who assumes the role of the wife-figure.

The daityaguru as bhratrupathi-3 + karmesha-10 is a capable public agent (10) and commercial agent with sibling-cohort affinity (3) .

Zukra-Dhanuzya Purvashadha a nakshatra of Zukra provides a strong dose of artistic and musical taste.

Zukra enjoys romantic drama in bhava-5.

Zukra-yuti-Guru * Zukra-yuti-Shani adds the portfolio of 5, 6, 7, 8 to Zukra's rulership 3-10.

Zukra nichha in swamsha with Surya-Rahu. The wife was said to have disliked the intense publicity that accompanied her celebrity marriage (Rahu) and disagreement ensued.

From emotional basis of Kumbha-Chandra lagna, Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-9 suggesting homelife (4) and doctrine (9). The young couple shared a New York area (4) and Roman Catholic (9) upbringing.

As karmapathi, Zukra suggests that the wife may serve as an agent of the public reputation and facilitator of social visibility. The choice of wife would have been very important for a prominent public figure such as young JFK.

Environment of recognizing the spousal mate

According to friends, the couple first met in the office of his maternal aunt who was a senior publicist . His wife-to-be was working as a junior publicist (Zukra bhratrupathi-3 publications) for a prestigious fashion design group (Zukra-5 in nakshatra of Zukra purvazadha fashion)

The relationship was cemented at a party given by JFK Jr's best friend, his maternal cousin Anthony. "Anthony's party" is indicated as the place of awareness of the mutual interest in marriage via these steps:

  1. counting from matikaraka Chandra, step three bhava to Mesha = mother's younger sister (JFK's aunt Lee Radziwill).

  2. The younger sister's eldest son = from Mesha count 5. Arrive as Rahu-Simha * radical lagna. (Among his other credentials, Anthony was a royal prince * Simha).

  3. From Rahu lagna (= JFK's cousin Anthony) count five again to indicate an entertainment "party" (5) especially one with a high prestige factor (5) and celebrity guests (5).

  4. Chandra + 3 + 5 + 5 arrives at putra bhava containing Zukra + Shani + Guru. It is a complex environment (three graha, six bhava-pathi, 11th-from-Chandra social networks) with many people and many different pressures. That's where young JFK met his soon-to-be-wife Carolyn Bessette (Zukra).


Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Dhanuzya * old doctrines, pressured beliefs, old patronage, pressured hips-sacroiliac, imposed catechism, must teach with scarce resources
  • Shani in Bhava-5 * must create drama with scarce confidence; cautious of politics, conventional intelligence; heavy weight of
  • Shani-yuti-Guru * resistance against expansion, doctrinal discipline, constrained growth
  • Shani-yuti-Zukra * resistance against equity, contractual discipline, constrained harmony

rogesha-6 + yuvatipathi-7


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

  • Rahu in bhava-1 * privilege via glamorous, mesmerizing, exotic, or unusual physical appearance, competitive movement, championship;; seeks social mobility via fascinating, energized physical body-form. Opportunistic, ambitious conditions of birth. Cult of personality.
  • Rahu-Singha * nichha * mask of radiant dramatic celebrity

Desire to be recognized (Rahu) as a Great Personality

Rahu in bhava-1 John F. Kennedy Jr. became a celebrity at age one, at onset of his Rahu Mahadasha in 1961.Dramatic, magnetically charismatic, attention-and-elevation craving Rahu-Singha lagna. Rahu also in the swamsha yuti lagnesha Surya and the nichha-Zukra indicating the challenging quality of his interpersonal relationships.

Rahu-1 social attribute package supported by lagnesha Vrischika-Surya-4 = extraordinary, uncoiling of passionate energies, and a degree of personal, physical charisma (Simha) leading toward a personality cult


Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Kumbha * incomplete economy, empty profits, dissolute systems
  • Ketu in classroom-7 * absentee spouse, disregards contractual loyalties, dissolves the alliances, irrelevance of terms of partnership
  • Chandra-yuti-Ketu * surrendered sensitivity, empty feelings, apathetic parenting

Ambivalence (Ketu) toward trusts, deals, agreements, matches, equity, justice, advocacy, attorneys, partners, alliances, contracts, weakened mutual interest with Others

Gochara Graha at fleshdeath event

Gochara Kuja opposed Kuja's enemy gochara Shani.

yuvatipathi-7 Shani and randhresha-8 Guru simultaneously gochara in Mesha. Mesha = randhresha-8 navamsha, indicating (although not proving) the simultaneous death of his wife. Because yuvatipathi-7 and randhresha-8 are yuti in radix and both are uttama in navamsha, the joint-death significators gain strength.

randhresha-8 shows not timing of death but rather *circumstances* of death. Radix Guru reveals the circumstances of death (in bhava-5 see yuvatipathi-7 wife, Zukra = another female, Guru-Dhanuzya shows thigh muscles contracting + rogesha-6 Shani = some illness and perhaps some conflict). Gochara Guru was in Mesha = internal combustion engines and heat generated by machinery.

  • Samchara Kuja crossing bhuktipathi Budha-Thula. accidental death in a vehicle crash. Kuja bandesha-4 = vehicles, violent attacks.

  • Samchara bandesha-4 Kuja vehicles transits second navamsha Thula. Another suggestive but per se inconclusive marker for death of wife. Also suggesting that a sudden or aggressive action of partner, perhaps in an argument, may have been the incipient cause of the pilot-error accident.

  • Bhukti pati Budha maraka rules-2 along with lagnesha Sun transiting Karkata via vyaya bhava, suggest the extended dream state of a drowning death in the ocean

Material cause of fleshdeath was declared "pilot error". JFK-Jr was piloting his own small airplane, handicapped by a damaged ankle. Shani rules 6 marital conflict, + Shani rules 7 Kumbha ankles.

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