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Galileo Galilei painted by Justus Sustermans, c. 1636


musician, mathematician, astronomer

Galileo Galilei

Earthbody-Entry Tuesday-15-Feb-1564

Earthbody-Exit 08-Jan-1642 (age 78)


Telescopes, Heliocentrism, Mathematical Laws of Nature * 1564-1642 * Galileo Galilei

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Azwini * Dasra

  • QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 84

BPL commentary:

For Azvini nativities, the condition of limitless, observing, uncoupling, surrendering, wandering, dispersing Ketu may considerably affect the outcome.

Spirit guides, astral beings, cutters, winds, flags, tails, cloudy figures, agents of impermanence and release, of forgiveness and surrender, freedom from conventions, and inner listening may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance from the civilizations of Mezarthim.

"... a happy carefree disposition,

  • very intelligent,

  • in fact a rather above average person in this respect.

He will be quite successful and his financial status will be such that

  • he will seldom have to worry about money matters.

In spite of his ability to achieve success,

  • he will be modest concerning himself and his achievements."

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha

Budha Mahadasha * age birth until age-1

15-Feb-1564 Earth-birth * Budha-Shani period

Ketu Mahadasha * age 1 until 8

Zukra Mahadasha * age 8 until 28

1581 enrolls as a medical student in the University of Pisa * Zukra-Rahu period * Rahu-9 university

1588 obtains position of instructor, in Fiorenza's Academy of Art and Design * Zukra-Shani period * Shani karmesha

1589 appointed to the chair of Mathematics at university of Pisa * Zukra-Budha period * Budha management, Budha writing, Budha rules 6th-from-10th

Surya Mahadasha * age 28 until 34

02-July-1591 decease of Father * Surya-Surya swabhukti * Surya rules 7th-from-Surya

1592 moves to mathematics position at University of Padua * Surya-Surya swabhukti * Surya rules 5-scholarship, 8th-from-10th identity change in professional position

Chandra Mahadasha * age 34 until 44

1600 child-1 birth of eldest daughter Virginia * Chandra-Rahu period

Mangala Mahadasha * age 44 until 51

Rahu Mahadasha * age 51 until 69

1616 a Jesuit inquiry declares the teaching of heliocentrism to be a heresy * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-9 theory, doctrine

1623 publication of Il Saggiatore (The Assayer) * Rahu-Budha period * Budha rules 3-publications

June-1633 final heresy trial, sentenced to house arrest until death, and all publication of his works forbidden * Rahu-Mangala chidradasha * Mangala rules 8-secret proceedings, identity transformation

Guru Mahadasha * age 69 until decease

02-April-1634 decease of his beloved daughter Virginia * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru

1638 became blind and develops multiple illnesses* Guru-Budha period * Budha rules 6-illness

08-Jan-1642 Lightbody Lift-off (age 78) * Guru-Zukra period * maraka Zura rules-2

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


Galileo Galilei by Ottavio Leoni, drawn in 1623 CE

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka


  • Chandra in classroom-12 * comfort in contemplation, research, imagination, Other-World, privacy
  • Chandra-Meena * comforted by rhythmic ancestral guidance
  • Chandra in Revatika * comforted by wayfaring rhythms * protector of poetic interpretations, wise familiar lyrics, soothing dreamlike songs, ancient folk narratives * Pushana * The Pied Piper
  • Somana-yuti-Zukra * Emotionally indulgent * emotionally pleasuring
  • Chandra-12 parivartamsha Guru-4-uttama

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Guru rules karakamza bhava-12-intuition, imagination, research

Guru rules 12 sanctuary. From age 69 until decease age 78 (one Rahu cycle) he was under house arrest in a punitively imposed state of sanctuary. Consistent with Guru-4 uttamsha-parivartamsha Chandra-12 however he was able to continue his research and live in reasonable comfort while imprisoned (12).

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

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

Rahu occupies the career-defining the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka


fresco by Bertini, painted in 1857: Galileo shows the Doge of Venice how to use the Telescope


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