Philosophy and Science
formulated Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion
Kepler's writings on celestial mechanics provided the foundation for the scientific theories of
Johannes Kepler in 1610 CE (age 39)
fleshdeath 15-Nov-1630 (age 59)
astronomer, astrologer, mathematician, natural philosopher * 1571-1630 * Johannes Kepler
birth data from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Kepler * tentatively rectified by BP Lama
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Shatavisaka * Sadachbia * Shata-takara
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Exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, charlatans, mesmerizers, shape-shifters, masters of smoke and oils, and fascinating, ambitious persons may be especially influential.
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"A quiet and unassuming person,
thoughtful and meditative
Lives in the mental world rather than in the physical.
Prefers solitude to the company of others.
Many astrologers and philosophers found with Shatataraka on the Rising Point."
A light eater and moderate in most things."
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* age birth until 7.2 |
Mangala Mahadasha * age 7.2 until 14.2
Rahu Mahadasha * age 14.2 until 32.2
1591 earns bachelor's diploma from University of Tubingen * Rahu-Shani period * Shani lagnesha, Shani-9 university, Shani parivartamsha Zukra-rules-4 diploma
April 1594 moves to Graz, Austria, to take the Mathematician position * Rahu-Budha period * Budha 5 scholarship + 8 identity change
09-July-1595 gripped by a blinding insight about the progression of the Platonic Solids in defining planetary orbits - the seminal genius of his career * Rahu-Budha period * Budha 5 scholarship + 8 initiation
1596 publication of Mysterium cosmographicum * Rahu-Budha period
(approx) 1598 child-1 (died in infancy) * Rahu-Chandra period * Chandra lagnesha
1600 takes new job as assistant to Tycho Brahe, the court astrologer to Rudolph II in Prague.
1601 Tycho Brahe dies, and Kepler takes the top job and inherits all of Brahe's invaluable, precisely written observatory records
1602 publication of Tycho Brahe's collected works Astronomiae instauratae progymnasmata (1601-1602)*
Guru Mahadasha * age 32.2 until 48.2
1609 publication of controversial Astronomia Nova which details the elliptical orbit of the planets * Guru-Budha period * Budha publications, Budha rules 5-scholarship
1611 death of life-partner-1 Barbara Muelleck from cholera * Guru-Ketu period * Ketu dissolution, severance of Earthly bonds
1611 Rudolph abdicates, abandoning his staff * Guru-Ketu period * Ketu abandonment
1612 Kepler takes a new astronomer job in Linz * Guru-Zukra * Zukra yogakaraka rules 4-security + 9 theory
30-Oct-1613 marriage-2 * Guru-Zukra period * R-K gochara Mesha-Thula
1615 herbalist mother Katharina accused of witchcraft * Guru-Chandra period * Chandra rules 6-accusations, litigation
1618 publication of Harmonice Mundi * Guru-Rahu chidradasha
Shani Mahadasha * age 48.2 until decease age 59
1620 herbalist mother Katharina imprisoned 14 mos. for witchcraft, threated with torture but she will not confess * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani in 6th-from-Chandra * accusations and mistreatment for Mother, Kepler's uttama-Shani-9 social justice parivartamsha Zukra-12 prison. He gives the defense argument (6) for his mother, who is exonerated.
50,000 people, very predominantly Feminine Nativities, are estimated to have been executed as witches between 1500 and 1700 in Europe (Orion)
13-Apr-1622 death of his mother Katharina Guldermann (herbalist and healer, accused of witchcraft) following her release from prison * Shani-Shani swabhukti
15-Nov-1630 fleshdeath (age 59) in Regensberg, Bavaria,, whilst on a journey to his home * Shani-Surya period * Surya maraka rules-7
features of the nativity
Johannes Kepler c. 1650, from the Ngerman Collection
Heinrich Kepler, the father of Johannes, was a mercenary soldier. Surya accepts incoming drishti fro both Mangala and Shani. Challenges with the father, a military professional, a mercenary soldier who abandoned the family when Kepler was about five years old. Surya-yuti-Budha-randhresha
Chandra uttamsha vargottamsha = strong connection to a gifted mother
Yogakaraka Zukra-12 rules both 4 and 9, representing Kepler's parents. It is a complex situation with some great strengths and some colossal weaknesses. Zukra-yuti-Ketu * Zukra-12 parivartamsha Shani-9-uttama * When ruler of 9 occupies 12 typically the father "disappears". Kepler's father did abandon the family when Johannes was five years old. Yet Surya-11 yuti Budha suggests that dad continued to send money (11 funding).
Chandra-4 uttamasha digbala moolatrikona vargottamsha marks his mother as an extraordinary person, but she too is distanced (indeed imprisoned) by Zukra-yuti-Ketu-12.
Rahu-6 achieves His social mobility via complaints and accusations. Kepler often complained about his negligent parents; however, the nativity shows that both mom and dad made some useful contributions to his character and success.
His mother Katharina Guldenmann was an innkeeper's daughter, local midwife, herbalist, and healer (Chandra rules 6-medicine). She was accused of witchcraft by a jealous woman in the village, and jailed in brutal conditions (6/12) during her elder years.
Mom was herself the daughter of an innkeeper. According to the rough customs of the tavern economy, she would have been expected by her father the owner to provide comfort to his well-paying guests. Yet Chandra-4 uttamsha digbala vargottamsha rules ambitious, litigious Rahu-6, and despite the earthy situation of his mother's life she pushed him far into world via a combination of grounded intuition (Chandra-4) and passionate argumentation (Rahu-6) both legal and scientific.
Chandra Mahadasha (birth until 7.2) + Chandra aripathi rules 6-diease
a sickly child and he was mainly raised by his maternal grandmother.
Chandra rogesha * Chandra uttamsha * Rahu-6-Karkata
Kepler suffered difficulties in childhood although he also received a strong educational foundation. Bandesha Zukra occupies 12 with Ketu however Zukra parivartamsha uttama-Shani AND Zukkra yogakaraka. It is likely that with Rahu-6 Kepler had a passion for complaining; however the actual circumstances of his childhood and foundational schooling were supportive enough to facilitate a legendary scientific and literary career.
He was a sickly child with a hand crippled by smallpox. During his childhood he was shunted between various houses, neglected overall, living some time with his grandparents and some in school dormitories. His father was a mercenary soldier and his mother . Yet Chandra enjoys uttama-amsha and Rahu-6 enjoys the best location (6) for litigious, argumentative passions. Via arguments and legal challenges, Kepler rose to social distinction as Imperial Mathematician and his theories of planetary movement involving the mathematical use of Platonic Solids gained international celebrity (which they retain even today).
Meena-Guru-2 rules 11, creating a significant dhana-yoga. Kepler was able to earn well via patronage of the Austrian court, and his numerous scientific publications earned some profit as well. He owned large databases (Brahe's legacy and his own records, 2) and rental properties too (uttama-CHandra-4). Kepler was on his way to collect a debt in bad weather when he died (age 59, Guru maraka rules-2).
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
Kepler's first wife Barbara Muelleck was already twice widowed before her union with Kepler. She died in the same year (Ketu bhukti) that Kepler's patron Rudolph of Prague abdicated (Ketu) forcing Kepler to move his surviving children to a new town, search for a new wife, and hunt for a new job. Wife-1 is represented by the Ketu part of his Zukra-yuti-Ketu yoga.
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