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Santa Caterina di Siena, Italia * Chiesa Prati (Roma) * unknown date (likely painted centuries after her death) Northern style


Catherine of Siena

Ordo Praedicatorum Tertiarum

Third Order of Lay Preachers (Dominican)

a.k.a. Santa Catarina Benincasa

a.k.a. Catherine de Sienne de Toscane

fleshbirth Sunday-25-Mar-1347

fleshdeath 29-Apr-1380 (age 33)


Patron Saint of Italy * 1347-1380 CE * Saint Catherine of Siena, Third Order of Saint Dominic

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

born on Thrayodashi * Pradosha * Shukla Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativity


  • Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 99

"...a contented nature.

She is one who is interested in forming societies and clubs,

  • and who makes a good manager and organizer.

She is fluent in speech,

  • forceful and logical in writing.

She is extremely devoted to her husband ."

Biographical Details matched to Vimshottari Dasha periods

fleshbirth Sunday-25-Mar-1347

fleshdeath 29-Apr-1380 (age 33)

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


ikon of Santa Catarina Benincasa di Siena

Surya * pitrikaraka

Chandra * matrikaraka

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

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

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka


Distinctive Features of the Nativity:

Arudha lagna * bhava-3 writing

Atmakaraka * Surya-3 writing, meetings

10th navamsha * Dhanushya doctrine


Gregoire XI recoit Catherine de Sienne d'Avignon, Fresque de Giovanni di Paolo, vers 1460, Musee Thyssen-Bornemisea, Madrid

Pope Gregory the 10th meets Catherine of Siena at Avignon * Fresco by Giovanni di Paolo, c. 1460

"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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