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potential parallel incarnation of

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20th century Western Esoteric Writer

author of 24 theosophical books

theory of The Seven Rays

Alice Ann Bailey

a.k.a. Alice LaTrobe-Bateman

a.k.a. AAB

Earthbody-Entry Wednesday-16-June-1880

Earthbody-Exit 15-Dec-1949 (age 69)

Alice A. Bailey biography:

Alice Bailey Bibliography from Wikipedia


theosophical esoteric writer * 1880-1949 *Alice Ann Bailey

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Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Swatika * Chotthi * Vayu * Nishtya

BPL commentary

For Swatika births of a feminine 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.

Guided by the instructing intelligences of Arcturus. Their purpose is to broker agreements and balance the interests of multiple ambitious stakeholders.

Social justice, personal power

Rahu-ruled Swatika ladies tend to be fascinating figures. By skillfully mixing and trading with different folks, Swatika ladies build exotic new exchange relationships. They are often found in policy organizations and government agencies, where their social equity work is distinctively multi-cultural. Their roles include trader, exchanger, negotiator, deal-maker, broker, marriage-matcher, alliance-designer, and other balancing activities that engage two mismatched sides within one functional agreement.

Swatika represents Rahu's desire to amplify Zukra's quest for harmony. Rahu combines unusual people and agendas to generate a previously unthinkable opportunity for trade-deals and bargaining in commodities, ideas, or services.

In politics, Swatika ladies may be associated with social, economic, or political integration of previously hostile or excluded participants. Vayu-born graciously mix people and environments that were once segregated, making successful pairings between ethnicities, religions, nations, or individuals of differing practice.

Their pursuit of a social justice agenda is not entirely idealistic. It is ultimately motivated by their desire to obtain privilege by facilitating partnership, trade and exchange.

Themes of opportunity, fascination with appearances, and acquisition of privilege may contextualize Swatika's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Swatika-Chandra

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 97

"This woman has a truthful honest straightforward character.

She can be identified by her speech and by her manner of walking.

  • Her gait and speech are rather heavy and ponderous ,

  • at least deliberate and purposeful.

She has a very friendly disposition

  • and is popular with her own sex.

She will marry into a large family

  • and she will be very devoted to her husband."


Biographical details matched with Vimshottari dasha bhukti

Chandra Mahadasha * age birth until age 7.6

16-Jun-1880 Earth-birth in Manchester, Lancastershire, United Kingdom * Chandra-Rahu bhukti

1886 (age 6) grieved the decease of mother (mom's age 29, of tuberculosis)* Chandra-Ketu bhukti * Guru rules 7th-from-Chandra

Mangala Mahadasha * age 7.6 until age 14.6

1888 (age 8) grieved decease of father, while he was away at sea * Mangala-Rahu bhukti ++ Sade-Sati

Rahu Mahadasha * age 14.6 until age 32.6

30-Jun-1896 (her age 15) pivotal psychic experience * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

1904 nervous breakdown * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 12, retreat withdrawal sanctuary

1907 exchanged the vows of marriage-1 * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Dhanuzya-Mithunaya contact radical R-K.

1908 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 9th-from-Chandra

Guru Mahadasha * age 32.6 until age 48.6

1915-16 era of material poverty and psychological stress . * Guru-Shani bhukti

1919 first meeting with Foster Bailey * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 9-sangha

Nov-1919 first contact with psychic guide "The Tibetan" leads to first channeled book "Initiation Human and Solar" (1922) * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha publications * Budha-yuti-Ketu psychic information

14-Mar-1921 Marriage-2 * Guru-Zukrai bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Kanya-Meena contact Chandra-Kanya +++ Sade-Sati

1922 founding of the publishing and educational corporation, Lucis Trust *

1922 publication of first book " Initiation, Human and Solar

Shani Mahadasha * age 48.6 until age 67.6

1934 "a Treatise on White Magic" * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha publications

Budha Mahadasha * age 67.6 until decease age 69

15-Dec-1949 Lightbody Lift-off (age 69) * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha-yuti-Ketu * Budha produces effect of Ketu

Distinctive features of the nativity


Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Mithunaya (Mriga) * Mithra * neighbor, companion
  • Surya in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * center of sacred teachings, intelligence for patronage, brightly preaching, focus on beliefs, philosophical entitlements, self-righteous father, eye on worldview, confident ideologue, * sparkling center of the doctrinal drama
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational, bright messenger, entitled to discuss, creatively intelligent sibling-cohort, radiantly descriptive, articulate in drama and games, self-confident announcements, talks about politics
  • Surya-yuti-Ketu * confidently detached, bright observer, entitled to surrender, creatively intelligent abandonment, radiantly unconcerned


AAB was the daughter of a prominent British engineer whose firm developed numerous municipal infrastructures Dad was a frequent long-distance traveler = Surya-yuti-Budha vyayapathi. He was away at sea on a commercial (Mithunaya) journey when he died, her age 8.

Surya-yuti-Ketu often indicates a distant, wandering father. AAB wrote in her Unfinished Autobiography that her father was rarely present and he seemed to blame his daughters for his wife's untimely death, at AAB's age 6. "My father did not care for me...our father's resentment over our existence, particularly, for some reason, over mine."

Dhanayoga * Surya-9 rules 11

AAB was asked to serve as a psychic channel for the promulgation of esoteric philosophical information. Her material needs were fully subsidized during the otherwise difficult process of writing dozens of books during the war years 1914-1945. Her fortune in the undertaking was due partly to the protective auspice of economic agent Surya-9, representing in part her father's finances from which she received trust payments (except for a few years during the height of war) and in part her income from publications.


Surya-Mithunaya + Surya-yuti-Budha occupies 10th-from-Chandra, suggesting professional communications skills such as writer, publication, and commercial management. Surya-yuti-Ketu adds the esoteric element.

Along with producing 24 books, operated a successful publishing business and instructional correspondence course for three decades

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Kanya * comforted by rhythmic remedial service
  • Chandra in Hasta-Savitra * comforted by soothing handwork * protectors of customary craft, skillful sheltering, manual cultivation, rhythmic management
  • Chandra in classroom-12 ** narrative of body, bifurcated self-image, discusses physical appearance, describer of embodiment, explainer of tangible self, delivers instructions for self-characterization, articulation of communicative movement, animated gestures, talks about personality, details the two-sided identity

Psychic life

Mrs. Evans-Bailey.

Chandra in classroom-12 hintuitive guidance, emotionalized imaginings, dreams, , doctrine of astral guidance


MARRIAGE emotional partnership expectations

7th from Chandra-12

1st marriage = bhava-6

  • AAB first married to a former soldier (6) who became an Episcopal Priest = Guru-Meena-6. The priest-husband had completed seminary studies in sacred doctrine (Guru) and was a credentialed preacher. They lived in India, UK, and USA (Meena distant lands). Unfortunately he developed a mental illness and became violently abusive. The divorce left her in severe poverty, which she remedied by working in a sardine factory while raising her three daughters including one with special needs.

2nd-from-7th from Chandra-12

  • second marriage contrast = pleasures, wealth, harmony + flourishing of occult interests
  • marriage-2 = bhava-1 Thula * lagnesha Zukra-8
  • Alice Bateman-Evans' second marriage with Mr. Foster Bailey = an attorney (Thula) and financial investor Zukra-8. By her own reckoning, a vastly better arrangement, attuned to her personality (1) which provided a stable base for her writings and a reliable family domicile. Significantly more balanced alliance.
  • Second marriage ruled by Zukra = eradiated her poverty (result of marriage-1).

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Karkata * nichha * drive toward high position, pursuit of social authority, fights for rank and status, , invasive regulation, ,hierarchical dynamics, energized governing conquests, champion of leadership elites
  • Mangala in bhava-10 * dig-bala * drive toward high position, pursuit of social authority, fights for rank and status, , invasive regulation, ,hierarchical dynamics, energized governing conquests, champion of leadership elites

Mangala-Karkata * nichha rules 3rd-from-Chandra = younger sibling

According to Mrs. Bailey's unfinished autobiography, after a theological split with her only surviving family member (her younger sister) Mrs. Bailey was never able to reconcile. The younger sister became a surgeon (Vrischika) and the sister adhered to a Biblical fundamentalist doctrine.

Rahu-Dhanuzya indicating risk-taking in areas of sacred doctrine, ideology, beliefs = 3rd-from-Chandra.

Mangala in bhava-10 occupies 8th-from-3rd = unexpected changes in the behavior of siblings. Due to a theological dispute, the two sisters did not communicate as adults.

3rd-from-Chandra = bhava-2 Vrischika

comfortable orientation toward writing (3) about occult traditions and values (2). Belongs to small groups with occult interests. Emotional control issues with those groups due to nichha-Mangala rules-2

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Mithunaya * swakshetra business communications, articulation of specific instructions, informative pronouncements, specific descriptive gestures, messages about commerce, hands-on management * signaling explanatory information, detailed diagrams * talks about publication, interpretation, translation
  • Budha in bhava-9 * narrative of the father-figure, the guru-figure, the catechism, the doctrine * discusses patronage, paradigm of belief, describer of theoretical details, explainer of dogmatic concepts, 11th-from-11th profits, talks about principled interpretation of reality, dharma, worldview
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of radiant authority, message of willpower and charisma, confidently talkative father
  • Budha-yuti-Ketu * explainer of impermanence * affinity for dissociative, dissolving roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of impermanence, articulation of surrender, signals abandonment, message of the observing Witness, talkative spirits


  • AAB recalled that during the most bitter years of her childhood, she felt a great affinity with her hero, La Pucelle d'Orléans 1412-1431 St. Jeanne d'Arc * Shani-7 parivartamsha Zukra-3


Budha owns and occupies the 10th-from-Chandra = Career in philosophical, religious, dogmatic, theoretical, intuitive publications

Busy Budha = professional writings: = rules 9-dharma, doctrine, dogma ++ 12-Other Worlds, psychic perception, imagination

Budha-Ketu-Surya-9 cluster occupy the emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Mrs. Bailey wrote, channeled or dictated 24 books of explanation and instruction regarding esoteric philosophy.

She operated a successful independent publishing business, answered mountains of letters, and conducted a popular correspondence course for decades, remaining constantly busy until her death.

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Meena * much sleep. inner guidance, many imaginings, many dreams, intuitive beliefs, doctrine of esoteric understandings, expands the scope of contemplative awareness, multiple prayers and visions
  • Guru in bhava-6 * much ministry of service, many ailments and physicians, much medication, abundant digestive imbalance, many grievances, numerous accusations, , extensive animosity and distress

Guru rules Meena swamsha

Guru rules Dhanuzya 10th navamsha

Meena-Guru in 7th-from-Chandra indicates a husband in the religion business : a priest, a bishop, a university professor, or perhaps a humanistic global personality

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Vrizabha * swakshetra * appreciation of valuable arrangements, pleasures of collections, acquisitive sensuality, enjoys preservation, sounds, history, containment of goods
  • Zukra-8 * pleasure of occult secrets, enjoys rejuvenating relationships, balanced healing arts, aesthetic of secrecy, camouflaged arrangements, hidden equity, feminine-figures initiate and transform, pleasant in-laws, appreciation of identity change

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

Yogakaraka Shani rules 4-foundations, schooling + 5-intelligence, creativity

  • Shani-Meza (Azvini) * nichha * old feuds, pressured invasions, old competitions, proletarian survival, pressure in the head-brain, imposed competition, must conquer with scarce resources
  • Shani in Bhava-7 * digbala * (beneficial placement) * Structured, orderly, time-conscious partnerships. One must balance and re-balance. Cautious, conventional relationships. Tense negotiations. Chronic responsibilities toward the spouse; compression of the visible genitalia; heavy legacy pressure against freely chosen contracts.  Bargaining fatigue. Resistance to new arrangements. Resentment toward changes in partner's behavior. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as married person, contract-holder, match-maker, attorney, diplomat, judge.

Shani in Bhava-7 * nichha * exceptionally difficult and demanding first marriage, approached with sobriety and commitment * digbala * stiff-upper-lip (Shani), but ultimately unsustainable

Shani yogakaraka rules 4-schooling, security, habits ++ 5-intelligence, creativity

Shani drishti into bhava-1 ++ Mangala drishti into bhava-1 = a very hard worker under circumstances of material scarcity or time scarcity. Whether social, emotional, financial, or nutritional, a sense of scarce resources is never far from the personal circumstances.

Shani in Bhava-7 occupies the emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra. = challenging first lifepartnership

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

  • Rahu-Dhanuzya * craving for philosophical principle, theory, higher truth * mask of global humanistic belief * fascinated by doctrine, catechism * * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) guidance, generosity, patronage, proselytism, fatherliness
  • Rahu in bhava-3 * passion for communication * in swabhava of Busy Budha, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual writing, photography, journalistic reporting, news announcements, cinema, commentary, messaging. Craves publication. Desires a special, important explanatory, descriptive, or instructional role. Over-reaching in commercial business, internet, cinema, or communications media. Exciting, opportunistic engagement with process management, manufacturing, business administration, instructions, information technology. Trespasses cultural boundaries of cohort-conversations and evangelistic proclamations. Ambitious character of the sibling-cousin, collaborative team, or touring ensemble.

Rahu in bhava-3 * writing publication instruction explanation

Rahu-Dhanuzya = passionate, ambitious, exotic paradigm of belief

Rahu-Dhanuzya-3 drishti into Surya-yuti-Ketu (9) wrote thousands of letters and 24 books on philosophical esoterica

AAB produced voluminous channeled explanations and descriptions of psychic dimensions as well as how-to guidance instructions. She also gave public seminars to facilitate dissemination of the information and development of a worldwide organization.

Rahu-Dhanuzya occupies the security-seeking 4th-from-Chandra. AAB lived in many different locales, and her houses ranged from distinguished estate to ramshackle hut. After periods of discomfort and danger, ultimately her main domicile was nice and safe and comfortable. Rahu goes up and down.

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Mithunaya * dissociates from conversations, incomplete message, empty instructions, dissolute signals, not limited by commerce, ignores restriction on communication, applies explanatory gestures to the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-9 * incoherent ideology, disinterested in the credenda; wandering worldview; absentee father-figures * no barriers in doctrine, disregards teachings, vacuous philosophy, irrelevance of the catechesis, ambivalence toward the power of principled conviction. One abandons the usual paradigm of belief, ignores the conventional understandings, delivers incoherent theory.
  • Surya-yuti-Ketu * urrendered centrality, empty genius, unsustainable confidence, disconnected father, apathetic intelligence, intellectual disengagement, disinterest in games, fragmented politics, disinterest in games, fragmented politics
  • Budha-yuti-Ketu * surrendered articulation, empty talk, unsustainable explanations, disconnected siblings, apathetic evangelism, misunderstanding, incoherent messaging, incoherent messaging


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