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"If we have chosen the position in life in which we can most of all work for mankind, no burdens can bow us down, because they are sacrifices for the benefit of all;
then we shall experience no petty, limited, selfish joy, but our happiness will belong to millions, our deeds will live on quietly but at work, and over our ashes will be shed the hot tears of noble people."
~~ Karl Marx, in a letter to his father, 1835
Karl Marx in 1875, age 57
eschatological political economist
philosopher of scientific socialism
co-author of Das Kapital
Earthbody-Exit 14-Mar-1883 (age 64)
"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles" ~~ Karl Marx, The Communist
Manifesto"From each according to his ability, to each according to his need"~~Karl Marx, May 1875
Karl Marx with his co-author and literary, intellectual collaborator Friedrich Englesthe pair researched and wrote The Communist Manifesto Das Kapita
Social scientific theorist of communist political-economics * 1818-1883 * Karl Heinrich Marx
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Marx * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotisha
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Shatavisaka * Sadachbia * Shata-takara
For Shata-taraka births of a masculine valence, the disposition of mesmerizing, hypnotic, shadowy, exciting, passionate, ambitious, opportunistic, privilege-seeking Professor Rahu may considerably affect the outcome.
Exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, fascinators, mesmerizers, privilege-seekers, impostors, rogues, agents of passion and desire, self-proclaimers, self-promoters, charlatans, masters of smoke and oils, and entrancingly ambitious persons may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Sadachbia* Tabernacles. Their purpose is mixing of systems.
Rahu-ruled fellows who are born into Sata are often found in fascinating roles that boost mass consciousness. Sata births are somewhat rare. Sadachbia work with large regulated systems such as mathematics, scientific theories, and sacred cosmology and with formalized psychic sciences such as hypnosis.
Sadabija gentlemen may display principled methods of inquiry, and they may hold dignified social positions, but their personal lifestyles are often unorthodox. Their work often overturns an outdated social paradigm of scientific theory or religious belief.
Themes of over-reaching, charlatanry, entrancement, expedient linkage, hypnotic appearance, and connections between contradictory systems may contextualize Sata's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Shata-taraka
QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 88.
"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."
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha Calendar
05-May-1818 Earth-birth in Trier (Treves) Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany * Zukra-Rahu bhukti
Aug-1824 baptized into the Lutheran Church * Zukra-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 8-initiation
Oct-1835 begins law study at University of Bonn but numerous extracurricular activities bring down his grades * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-3 extracurricular
1836 affianced to Jenny von Westphalen
Oct-1836 matriculates at the University of Berlin
1837 joins the intellectual philosophy club The Young Hegelians * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-3 exotic clubs
10-May-1838 grieved the decease of father * Chandra-Guru bhukti * Chandra rules 12th-from-9th ++ 12th-from-Surya
April-1841 awarded Ph.D. diploma from University of Jena * Chandra-Budha bhukti * Budha diploma
1842 working as a newspaper journalist * Chandra-Zukra bhukti * Budha-yuti-Zukra Zukra gives effect of Budha journalism
19-Jun-1843 married Baroness Johanna "Jenny" von Westphalen, who was a childhood playmate and the sister of his friend and schoolmate, following a seven-year engagement (Karl's age 25, Jenny's age 29) * Chandra-Zukra bhukti
01-May-1844 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Mangala-Mangala swabhukti * Mangala rules Chandra
28-Aug-1844 meets the German socialist Friedrich Engels, beginning a lifelong fraternal bond of writing, publishing, and discussion * Mangala-Mangala swabhukti * Mangala rules 3-fraternity
April 1845 * Marx writes the widely discussed Theses on Feuerbach * Mangala-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-3 Meza incendiary publications
Jun-1847 with Engels, founding of the Communist League * Mangala-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha + Shani rules 12-internationalism
21-Feb-1848 publication of the soon-to-be-famous Communist Manifesto * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha publications * Budha rules Kuja
1848 revolutionary protests in cities throughout Europe, instigated in part by Marx and Engel's publications * Mangala-Budha bhukti
late 1848-early 1849 accused of various crimes in France, but each time acquitted * Mangala-Ketu bhukti * Ketu acquittal
1852-1862 foreign correspondent journalist for New York Daily Tribute + collaborating with Engels, wrote 67 articles for the New American Cyclopedia * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-3 ambitious publications
1852 publication of The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon *
Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-3 ambitious publications
1865 publication of Value, Price and Profit * Budha-yuti-Zukra Zukra pricing gives effect of Budha journalism, writing
30-Nov-1863 grieved the decease of mother (Karl age 45) * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Budha-yuti-Zukra * Zukra gives effect of Budha rules 2nd-from-4th
1867 first volume, first edition of the landmark study Das Kapital * Rahu-Surya bhukti * uttama-Surya rules 7-career
02-Dec 1881 * grieved the decease of wife Jenny (her age 67) * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 12th-from-7
1882 Marx develops a deep congestive disorder (grief) which keeps him bedridden for 15 months * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rogesha
11-Jan-1883 grieves the decease of eldest child, fellow author and activist, Jenny Caroline Marx (bladder cancer, her age 38) * Guru-Rahu bhukti
14-Mar-1883 decease (via pleurisy, age 64) * Guru-Rahu bhukti
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
Recommended Jyotisha-ratana for Kumbha nativities
Dad = Heschel Levi = an attorney in Prussia. Surya = yuvatipathi-7 law courts * Surya in bhava-3 = administration, documentation, literary correspondence Due to ethnic, economic, and political pressure, dad changed his name to Heinrich Marx. Dad insisted that Karl should study law. Dad died when Karl was age-20.
His paternal grandfather had been the Rabbi of Trier. Paternal grandfather = 9th-from-Surya = Guru-Dhanuzya-11 faith community
9th-from-7 can indicate the father of the lifepartner. Bhava-3 contains Rahu + Surya + Chandra, indicating the enthusiasm of Marx's wife's father for Marx's works. His aristocratic father-in-law (uttama-Surya) was a lifetime supporter, and his wife's inheritance sustained the Marx family.
Collaborative writing team with Friedrich Engels + many discussions with cohort
Bharani-Chandra accepts drishti from Guru-11-Dhanuzya, indicating the friends and relatives who provided him with a lifetime of financial support. His own earnings from writing were very modest.
Although his post-mortem fame derived from his characterization and detailed analysis of the lives of slaves to industrialization (Chandra rogesha + Somana-yuti-Rahu -3) who lived in the most bitter material poverty, Marx and his growing family lived in fairly bourgeois circumstances much of the time due to the largesse of his community. Nevertheless this ease was punctuated with periods of poverty and illness due to Chandra-rogesha.
Karl Marx's mom Henriette Pressburg was an educated Jewish woman from a financial family Bharani Chandra of the Netherlands. Under anti-Semitic pressure and pursuant to the family's Enlightenment perspective, Henriette converted herself and her children to the state religion of Prussia, the Lutheran Catechism, in 1824 when Karl was age-six.
Chandra rogesha indicates some conflicts with mom, and Marx wrote that his family was contentious except for his beloved father.
Wealthy uncle on mother's side
His mother's younger sister's husband became an affluent tobacco merchant, and this wealthy Dutch uncle substantially supported Karl Marx and his children until his mother's death. Guru-11-Dhanizya indicates the mother's younger sister's husband.
MARRIAGE emotional support expectations of partnership
7th-from-Chandra-3 Mesha contains dissociative Ketu-9
Marx married Johanna "Jenny" von Westphalen, the daughter of a Prussian aristocrat. His wife's father was a great friend and supporter. The marriage was moderately scandalous due to their culture gap.
Baroness Jenny von Westphalen was four years elder to Karl = Shani-1 drishti into bhava-7 ++ Shani-1 drishti into Surya yuvathipathi
Clearly his wife was willing to take some social risks * yuvatipathi-7 Surya-yuti-Rahu * and she herself would have supported his affinity for the working class (Surya + rogesha-6 Chandra)
Jenny received a series of gifts and legacies which allowed the family to maintain a bourgeois standard of living. the largest sum given from her own mother's estate = 2nd-from- 4th-from-7th = Guru-11-Dhanuzya, the wish-fulfilling-cow.
Bhava-3 indicates lifepartner's father
Jenny's dad, a liberal intellectual Prussian aristocrat, was a great friend of Karl Marx and a buddy of Marx's dad as well. The families were socially interlinked. Via her father's substantial support both financially and ideologically, Jenny and Karl were allowed to marry despite the social gap between their age and class identity.
Writing Career = Surya + Chandra + Rahu-3
While he was a staunch and vigorously intellectual theorist not prone to sympathy, Marx wrote extensive about the sufferings of the common laboring people = Chandra rogesha-6 .
Marx's theoretical argumentation (bhava-6) was outrageous Chandra-yuti-Rahu * in its claim that the proletariat (6, also Bharani) possessed inherent rights to ownership of property. Rahu claims privileges which traditionalist Shani would deny.
Marx's arguments about rights (uttama-Surya+ yuvatipathi-7 ) were legally reasoned (yuvatipathi-7 uttama-Surya-yuti-Chandra) in a uniquely flamboyant (Rahu) fashion.
Marx was a disciplined student of philosophy. dharmesha-9 Zukra + Budha student-Kumara in bhava-4 schooling. vidyapathi-5 Budha in 4 = creative intelligence located in the bhava of folkways, ethnic roots, ancient customs and cultural norms.
He was well-educated in the rigorously conceptual but psycho-emotionally transcendent roots Hegelian political-philosophy of his day. He knew the ethnic roots of his homeland vnd deployed the native logic with intellectual conviction. (Surya-3 intellectual courage)
sahaja-pathi ++ karmesha-10 occupies 5 = fame (karmesha-10 in 5) for literature (bhratrupathi-3 in 5)
Karmesha Mangala occupies 5
Marx's literature has a bilingual (Mithuna) element. Marx wrote mainly when living in the country of England but mainly using the language of Germany. Marx's written English became more fluent over time, but Marx'ss works only reached a wider intellectual public after being translated by Marx's good friend and collaborator Friedrich Engels. Certain items of German philosophical terminology have no effective translation equivalent in English, so even the English translations are liberally sprinkled with intellectual German.
Mangala in bhava-5 Impact on children
Mangala-5 often indicates miscarriages and challenges regarding children. Usually it suggests numerous pregnancies of which only some come to full-term, or numerous childbirths with only a few surviving offspring (much depends upon Guru). Only three of Marx's seven children survived to adulthood. His second daughter suicided when she was 66 years old (see Ketu).
Best known as a highly influential scholarly writer and litterateur on the topic of values Budha-Vrishabha and property Budha in bhava-4 and cultural roots of commercial money behaviors Budha in bhava-4
Bantering blustering Budha creates a mixed experience for the Kumbha nativity. As vidyapathi-5, busy Budha can provide creative genius. Yet, as randhresha-8, breakthrough Budha represents the emergency and upheaval forced and sudden changes.
Budha = both a brilliant articulator of (Hegelian) logic (Budha logal) in a scholarly (5) context ++ a transformative randhresha = revolution and sudden social change.
Health = 8-Kanya = 6th-from-Chandra,
Budha rules-and-occupies 6th-from-Chandra, generating of emotionally motivated health challenges rooted in home issues, nationality, and of course Mother.
Marx suffered (what were in the mid-1800's classified as) liver ailments. Jyotisha would identify Kanya as digestive and the health issues as primarily diet toxicity. Marx had a notoriously poor diet and smoked heavily. Toward the end of life, his ongoing skin condition (boils, carbuncles) because so severe that he could neither sit nor lie comfortably.
dhanapathi-values-treasuries-2 = Guru in bhava-11 * dhana yogadhanapati-2+Vriddhipathi-11 = marketplace revenues, income from multiple sources, generous friends
Marx was born into an educated, bourgeois German family. He had a fairly large social network of patrons and fellow visionaries whose donations helped to maintain his publications and conference presentations.
His father was a businessman and a lawyer. Young Karl would have learned how to conduct a network of relationships.
He was from a bourgeois family as was his wife. He usually had enough mani-money to support his family while he was writing his long, extensively argued books. However on those occasions when he appeared to be short of funds, his network of supportive friends (11) always rallied to provide adequate economic support.
Engels the best friend within a network of many friends
One especially expansive friend = Friedrich Engels. The volume of Marx's output pales in comparison with that of his comrade Engels, who was even a greater writer and a greater translator (Guru in 11, friends).
swakshetra Vriddhipathi-11 Guru in labha bhava = a networked, regulated system philosophical (Dhanuzya) viewpoint and extensive teaching on marketplace (11) behaviors, within the context of history .
strong Guru drishti upon putra bhava provides seven childbirths, but Mangala ruler of 6th from 5th assures that only three of those children will survive the epidemics (6) of the day and live into adulthood. As dhanapati-2 Guru who gives progeny is also a maraka graha (although the primary maraka for Kumbha lagna is always Sury
Marx's income, financial position, inherited cintamani * mani * money, spending patterns:
He enjoyed a substantial inheritance from his deceased parents = dharmesha-9 fortune = Zukra-4 wealth from parents ** which however he spent completely within a five years = Shani in 12th from 2nd = dissolution of financial accounts (2) via necessities, science, Shani
his lifestyle could never be called posh but at the same time he was able to support his large family = Zukra-4 nice home + Budha vidyapathi-5 in 4 general bhagya good luck in the home
He received gifts throughout life from friends who wanted him to continue to write.
Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-foundations, childhood, cultural rhythms, ethnic basis ++ 9-doctrine, philosophy, credenda, beliefs
bandesha-4 in swakshetra = pleasure in the home
Marx notoriously conducted a home-based relationship (Zukra) with his wife's maid, the family housekeeper (4), who bore him a son. 4 contains putrapathi Budha
yuvatipathi-7 spouse-partner + rogesha-6 servants yuti Rahu (taboo breaker)
Also even when supposedly an unkempt revolutionary railing against the privilege of bourgeois society, Marx lived in a nice London home with servants (see below) paid for mainly by his parents (Budha = rules 2nd-from-matribhava-4, parents' cintamani * mani * money) and his wife's trust accounts.
Zukra = yogakaraka bandesha-4 +dharmesha-9 in swakshetra: Marx had a wide range of experience with Property (4) from academic expertise in a theory of property rights (communism) all the way to holding a mortgage for a comfortable family home in mid-nineteenth-century London
Even when budgets were cramped, he was permitted the luxury (Zukra) of writing in his home office (Zukra).
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
shani in scientific Kumbha = scientific theorist of social economics = large, rule-driven, complex logical systems (material and social economies).
Sashya Yoga = panchmahapurusha yoga
Shani occupies the 2nds pada of Purvabhadrapada:
Shani = science + government + networks
Professionally disciplined, scientific, and highly influential philosopher = Shatavisaka radical lagna
The books of Marx + Engels are full of research data taken from the business and government reports of the day
The data is organized appropriately to support the theory of impending working-class revolution and its present a daunting amount of scientific effort by the Marx-Engels team. It was remarkable in their day and still held as a standard for social science writing.
Das Kapital vol. 1 was published in 1867 to wide acclaim amongst Europe's Hegelian-thinking intellectual elite. Marx's pioneering social-science books are still read with great interest more than 150 years after first publication.
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
uttama yuvatipathi-7 Surya + rogesha-6 Chandra + accepts drishti of swakshetra Shani
Smoking = Rahu-smoke
Marx was said to have been a tremendous and constant smoker of cigars, which owing to his financial insufficiency were of poor quality. He was also an aficionado of spicy food, various oily and fishy delicacies, and liqueurs. Chandra rogesha yuti Rahu tends to amplify the digestive upsets. Kanya = 6th-from-Chandra digestion. He stayed awake most nights writing, smoking, and drinking wine. When his more serious and permanent illness began in 1877, he took the prescribed narcotics to combat constant pain.
Typical of Rahu-ruled Shatavisaka radical lagna, He was said also to be harsh of speech in private setting such as home and with friends (not even Engels escapes his tirades) while invigorating in public conferences.
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
Ketu in classroom-9 * detached witness toward dogma, catechesis
Disregard for conventional dogma, adoption of the witness perspective toward sacred teachings
One of Marx's most famous claims = Religion is the Opiate of the People
both of Marx's parent were born into the Jewish faith, but as adults both parents converted to the German state religion, Lutheranism. He father converted for career reasons before Karl was born, and his mother converted whens her parents died.
dharmesha-9 Zukra rules 4 (state religion, state cult) = shad-ashtaka 6-8 from swakshetra-Thula-9 sacred doctrine, catechism
Ketu occupies 7th-from-Chandra = 2nd child
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