Ruler of Russia: 1762-1796 (her death)
powerful Rahu-10 in Ghataka Kala-Sarpa Yoga
a.k.a. Empress and Autocrat of All the Russias
a.k.a. Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg
a.k.a. Yekaterina II Velikaya
a.k.a. Catherine die Grosse
17-Nov-1796 Earthbody-Exit (age 67)
Ruler of All Russias * governed from 1762 until 1796 * Catherine the Great * 1729-1796
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_II_of_Russia * tentatively rectified by BP Lama
charts, graphs, and tables generated by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Azlesa * Naga
For Azlesa nativities, the condition of conversational, discursive, explanatory, instructional, argumentative Budha may considerably affect the outcome.
Siblings, bandmates, team-mates, neighbors, managers, collaborators, publishers, messengers, merchants, reporters, writers, scripts, and texts may be especially influential.
Siblings, bandmates, team-mates, neighbors, managers, collaborators, publishers, messengers, merchants, scripts, and texts may be especially influential.
Guided by instructors from Hydra.
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 94
"... this person is careless and unclean about herself and the manner in which she dresses.
She has a secretive and rather bitter nature
If she cultivated kindness and tact,
But her attitude and appearance are not conducive to popularity."
Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha periods
Catherine the Great painted by Grooth, c. 1745
Catherine the Great painted by Levitzk 1782
Rahu Mahadasha * age birth until 17.5
02-May-1729 Earthbody-Entry * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti
March-1744 severe pneumonia (brought on by excessive studying and walking barefoot on cold floors while memorizing dogma and language) * Rahu-Surya period * Surya rules 2-language, history, death
28-June-1744 official conversion to the dogma of the Russian Orthodox Christian Church * Rahu-Chandra period * Chandra lagnesha identity
21-Aug-1745 (her age 16) marriage to Peter Duke von Holstein-Gottorp * Rahu-Chandra period * Chandra rules navamsha-7
16-Mar-1747 fleshdeath of her father Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst * Rahu-Guru period * Guru pitrimaraka rules 12th-from-Surya
Guru Mahadasha * age 17.5 until 33.5
20-Sept-1754 child-1 Pavel * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra rules 5th-from-Chandra
30-May-1760 decease of Mother Johanna Elisabeth von Holstein-Gottorp * Guru-Mangala period * Mangala rules 2nd-from-4th
28-Jun-1762 coup * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * Rahu-7 alliances * Rahu-Makara government hierarchy
17-July-1762 death of husband Peter (murdered in coup d'etat) * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha
22-Sept-1762 crowned Empress of Russia * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha
Shani mahadasha * age 33.5 until age 52.5
Budha Mahadasha * age 52.5 until decease age 67
17-Nov-1796 (age 67) Budha-Shani period * Shani maraka rules-7
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
Grand Duchess Catherine Alexeevna painted by Louis Caravaque c. 1745 (Gatchina museum)
Catherine-2 Ruler of Russia 1780's
Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Catherine the Great maintained her extraordinary power via personal charisma (uttama-Surya-10 and Mangala-10 rules 10) plus political drive and charm (yogakaraka Mangala rules-5)
Surya rules-2 family, wealth, containment
Chandra + Zukra + Guru occupies 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu.
* her aristocratic parents had prestige but not wealth
Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Catherine the Great liked to travel incognito on wide-ranging horseback journeys into the fields and villages under her command, accompanied by few or no assistants, gone often for weeks at a time.
MARRIAGE emotional support partnership
Kuja ashtangata harana within 4 deg of Surya
Mangala-yuti-Rahu = Kanya in navamsha-9 showing the power of catechesis, religious dogma, priests, and the pursuit of extraordinary ambitions exploiting (Kanya) the Russian Orthodox Church
She is a dangerous enemy, always on guard knowing that her demise should come from within her inner circle.
Intense Kuja Dosha upon 5-6-8 suggests a miscarriage or two (5) along with the benefits of rogesha-6 Kuja drishti upon 6-and-8. Enemies-of-the-enemies are often helpful when ruler of 6 occupies 6th-from-6th. Others arranged the murder of her husband and competitor for the throne.
Atmakaraka * Budha administration, management, announcements, meetings, correspondence, reporting, short-term travel, itineraries, planning
Guru-12 parivartamsha nichha-Budha-9
Harsha Yoga due to Guru rules 6 + Guru occupies 12
Partnerships, love interests, cintamani * mani * money, sensual delights. Catherine was notoriously involved with her guardsmen, servants, and others. Chandra-yuti-Zukra "I deserve it."
Zukra rules Arudha lagna-11 = friends, economics, marketplace profits, large groups
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
Shani-8 indicates resilience and resistance to danger. Catherine survived any number of murder attempts, poisonings, bullying, and various schemes to remover her from power and from life. She developed a heavy, protective body as a shield against invasion (Shani-8) and despite the extraordinary intrigues of her court and regional politics, she died quietly at home age 67.
Shani occupies 9th-from-Chandra suggesting that the mother's father (maternal grandfather) was a secretive person
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Kala-Sarpa Yoga TAK-SHAKA * 7-2 * extremely powerful fascinating alliances
Rahu-7 occupies the intrigue-prone, catastrophically upheaving, disaster-oriented 8th-from-Chandra suggesting the undisclosed power of her alliances.
6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu = the densely populated MITHUNAYA lagna
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
Ketu 2nd-from-Chandra suggests that even while Catherine had a legendary personality and a notoriously recognizable physique, nevertheless her relationship to her family of origin was somewhat apathetic.
file update: 19-Oct-2018
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