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52nd Dai of the Dawoodi Bohra sect of Ishmaili Islam * 1915-2014


Mohammed Burhanuddin

Earthbody-Entry Saturday-06-March-1915

Earthbody-Exit 17-Jan-2014 (age 98)


52nd Dai of the Dawoodi Bohra sect of Ishmaili Islam * 1915-2014 * Mohammed Burhanuddin

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

born on Amavasya (Puthuppi Rai, day-15 Krishna Paksha)

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Swatika * Vayu

BPL commentary:

For Swatika natives, the disposition of mesmerizing, hypnotic, shadowy, privilege-seeking Professor Rahu considerably affects the outcome.

Exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, fascinators, mesmerizers, privilege-seekers, impostors, 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

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

"... a slow and deliberative character,

  • almost ponderous in thought and action

  • yet intelligent and logical

While he may be slower at arriving at conclusions than most people,

  • on final analysis his reasoning is sound

  • and his conclusion more accurate than others who may be more brilliant.

He is very religious, somewhat orthodox,

  • and his environment permitting will attend church regularly

  • or at any rate participate in some religious activity.

Many priests or ministers are found to have Swati on the Rising Point."

Biographical events matched to Vimshottari Dasha timeline

Saturday-06-March-1915 Earthbody-Entry

Oct-1923 until Jan-1926 Janma Sade-Sati via Thula

Nov-1952 until Nov-1955 Janma Sade-Sati via Thula

Oct-1982 until Dec-1984 Janma Sade-Sati via Thula

Nov-2011 until Nov-2014 Janma Sade-Sati via Thula

(age 12) car acident

1946 child-1 * Budha-Zukra period * Zukra lagnesha

1967 (age 52) appointed 52nd Dā'ī al-Mutlaq

1998 (age 83) established educational institution Mahad al-Zahra institute for memorization and recitation of the Quran

Oct-1999 (age 84) elected Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University

17-Jan-2014 Lightbody Lift-off

Distinctive features of the Nativity

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Guru-5 accompanied by a large cluster of co-tenants including Mangala-yuti-Budha + Surya-yuti-Rahu.

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka


Shani rules putrabhava-5 children

A tremendous amount of energy occupies his bhava-5 of kingship and royal performance, with the majority force of Mangala and Surya militating toward bright hot personal radiance rather than the wetter, cooler energies needed to generate biological children.

However vidyapathi-5 Shani occupies 9 * Shani enjoying parivartamsha with dharmesha-9 Budha-5, showing the opening for one highly articulate and social responsible child. He produced one son in 1946, during Budha-Zukra period * Zukra-lagnesha.

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

Surya-yuti-Rahu * amplified ambition, magnified confidence, exotic creativity, tricky drama, opportunistic father, fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of political genius

Flesh-Death in Rahu + bandesha-4 Shani period = "end of things "

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka


52nd Dai of the Dawoodi Bohra, Mohammed Burhanuddin, 1930's

"And now my friends,

all that is true, all that is noble,

all that is just and pure, all that is loveable and gracious,

whatever is excellent and admirable -

fill all your thoughts with these things."

~~ Epistle to the Philippians 4:8


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