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Humanitarian Saint

Nobel Peace Prize, 1979

patron of the suffering

Mother Teresa

a.k.a. Anjez Gonxhe Bojaxhiu

a.k.a. Agnes Gonsca Bojasciu

Earthbody-Entry Saturday-26-Aug-1910

Earthbody-Exit 05-Sept-1997 (age 87)

14th Dalai Lama 1935- Policy of Kindness Tenzing Gyatso

"Compassion is the desire for another to have freedom from suffering.

Love is the desire for another to have happiness."


Humanitarian Saint * 1910 - 1997 CE * Anjez Gonxhe Bojaxhiu * Mother Teresa of Kolkata

birth data from: * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

born on Ashtami * Krishna Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativity

Mula * Nirriti

BPL commentary:

For Mula nativities, the condition of limitless, observing, uncoupling, surrendering, wandering, dispersing Ketu may considerably affect the outcome.

Spirit guides, astral beings, cutters, winds, flags, tails, cloudy figures, agents of impermanence and release, of forgiveness and surrender, freedom from conventions, disregard of consequences, and inner listening may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance from the civilizations of Al-Shaula

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 98

"... very little happiness through the life ...

  • due to the secret and destructive thoughts of the native

  • and her proud and stubborn nature.

To understand this is a help.

  • But a determined effort must be made to rectify it.

The fault lies entirely within herself,

  • her nature preventing her from being happy in any relationship.

She will have many love affairs and trouble through them.

If she marries, she will be unhappy

  • because of her inability to compromise

  • and her husband will die in seven years from the time of the marriage.

She has a weak constitution and her health will be uncertain,

  • due again to the destructive thoughts

  • which she harbors continually."

Biographical details matched with Vimshottari dasha periods


Zukra Mahadasha

26-Aug-1910 fleshbirth * Zukra-Ketu period

Surya Mahadasha

Chandra Mahadasha

1919 decease of father (Anjez age 8) * Chandra-Rahu period

Mangala Mahadasha

1928 age 17 left home for Ireland to join Catholic convent sisters, never to see her mother or sisters again * Mangala-Guru period * Guru lagnesha = independent identity; Guru-10 profession

1929 moves to Darjeeling (Dorje-Ling) in Sikkim, to begin schoolteaching duties* Mangala-Guru period * Guru lagnesha, Guru rules 4-schoolteaching

24-May-1931 first vows of Holy Orders, choosing as namesake Therese von Lisieux * Mangala-Budha period * Budha rules 7-vows, promises, agreements

Rahu Mahadasha

14-May-1937 final vows taken, near Kolkata * Rahu-Guru * Guru lagnesha

1944 appointed headmistress of Loretto convent school * Rahu-Budha period * Budha rules 7 = 10th-from-10th career

Aug-1946 Direct Action Day begins eruption of Muslim-Hindu violence throughout India * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rules 6-conflict, war

Sept-1946 "call within the call" hears the command to live with the poor and serve the destitute * * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rules 6-poverty, destitution

1948 receives basic medical training to prepare for work in the slums * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rules 6-medicine, social-work

1948 becomes citizen of India * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rules 11 = 8th-from-4th step-country, new citizenship

Guru Mahadasha

1952 opened first hospice in Kolkata * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules 4-shelter

Shani Mahadasha

Janma Sade-Sati Meza Jun-1968 until May-1971

1979 wins Nobel Peace Prize, 1979 * Shani-Chandra period

1983 first (of many to follow, Shani-5) heart-attack while visiting Pope-264 John-Paul-II 1920-2005 Karol Wojtyla* Shani-Rahu period * Rahu-6 medical emergency

Budha Mahadasha

1989 second heart-attack * Budha-Ketu period

1991 severe pneumonia * Budha-Zukra period * Zukra rules 6-disease

05-Sept-1997 Lightbody Lift-off (decease via heart-attack( * Budha-Rahu period

Distinctive features of the Nativity

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka


Dad was a politician in the contentious and violent Kosovo mixed communities. He was murdered when she was a young girl.

QUOTATION Planetary Yogas: from B.V. Raman, Three Hundred Important Combinations

16.Subha-Vesi Yoga

  • Definition: If planets other than the Moon occupy the 2nd from the Sun, Vesi Yoga is formed.[uttama-Budha, kanya Guru]

  • Results: The person will be fortunate, happy, virtuous, famous and aristocratic .

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra in classroom-5 * comfort in politics, familiar with gambling and games, charm, children, soothed by celebrity, artistic performance; undulating creativity
  • Chandra-Meza * comforted by rhythmic forward pursuit
  • Chandra in burdened Bharani * Zukra * comforted by carrying valuable burdens * protectors of assets, treasuries, contractual trust, natural resources, reserves
  • Somana-yuti-Shani * nishturabashi yoga * Emotionally constricted, sensitive to seniority figures, needs austerity, feels like a regulator

Chandra rules Karkata Karakamsha = uttama- Chandra-yuti-Rahu -6


Chandra randhresha along with Nichha-Shani involved in a nishturabashi yoga in bharani can suggest a materialistic, punitive, and potentially abusive mother. Young Agnes left home at 17 and travelled to Ireland to join a Catholic convent. She never spoke to her mother or her sisters again.

Mother Teresa's nativity suggests that she suffered from an exceptionally difficult relationship with harshly strict parents.

She may have experienced feeling unwanted and destitute by parents (especially mom) who were not unconditional in their love but rather demanded social performance from her..


Chandra-Guru in 10th dazamamza = a career in caretaking (Chandra) and teaching within religious schools (Dhanuzya) . She was an elementary school teacher for many years, supervising the fundamental (Chandra) education of children before entering the highest calling

Her vocation could be said to have been sealed as early as the age of eight, during the Chandra-Zukra period. She had already tasted exploitation, contempt, and humiliation through scandal along with domination from a self-centered father * extreme karako bhavo nashto due to Simha-Surya + Mangala-9.

  • Having survived that awful childhood phase -- partly via protection of religious conviction inherent in dharmesha-9 Surya -- which in addition to a self-important father gives young Agnes gives a lifetime robust ego-membrane -- it was probably very clear to her what she needed to do.

  • Mother Teresa joined her life to the strictly ranked global hierarchy of Roman Catholic Church as an austerity-avowed nun when she was 17 -- after which she enforced a decision, never to see her mother or her sister again.

Like a smallpox survivor, her scars proved her vitality and she was no longer afraid of anything. That is perhaps the most striking feature of this fascinating nativity. She could be subject to the most horrific abuses and oppression but due to uttama-Rahu-6 she was simply not afraid. Faith protected her and she knew that fact as a core truth for the lifetime (9, extremely strong Surya) .

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * drive toward doctrine, champion of a belief, pursuit of patronage, energized philosophical conquests, dominating father-figures
  • Mangala-Singha * vigorous pursuit of fame, drama; push toward entitlement
  • Kuja-yuti-Surya * energized confidence, dynamic genius, masculine force joins willful charm, potential for aggressive political or dramatic actions

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

Bhadra Yoga

  • Budha-Kanya * uttama * moolatrikona * ministering detailed communications, articulation of accurate logical arguments
  • Budha in bhava-10 * narrative of leadership, governance, decision-making, lawful social order
  • Budha-yuti-Guru * articulation of charitable generosity, message of optimism and expansion, talkative teacher

Whatever else can be said about Mother Teresa, she is clearly a leader and a planner. Raja Yoga : Logical uttama-Budha in bhava-10 + large-scale operations lagnesha Guru in bhava-10.

karmesha-10 = Budha in bhava-10 * bhadra yoga = public visibility, large-scale social organizers

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka



  • Guru-Kanya * much ministry of service, many servants, many argumentations, much medication, exploitable beliefs, doctrine of humility
  • Guru in bhava-10 * many public roles, much leadership, numerous recognized teachings, much respect, broad social visibility
  • Guru-yuti-Budha yukta-karaka * multiple sibling-teammate figures, abundant conversational messaging

Guru rules Arudha lagna bhava-4 shelter, caretaking, schoolteaching

Guru rules career Dhanuzya 10th navamsha = religiously interpreted works

tremendous energy in the field of religious teacher-preacher roles indicated by predominance of dynamic Simha-Mangala in bhava-9 yuti political, philosophical mulatrikona Simha-Surya in bhava-9

  • philosophy, temple religion, orthodox teachings, priesthood, doctrinal preaching. Mother Teresa was unwavering even occasionally aggressive (Kuja) in her adherence to the Roman Catholic doctrine, its rituals, and its hierophants.

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

Harsha Yoga

  • Zukra-Karkata * appreciation of comforting routine, pleasures of secure borders, aesthetic of domestic arrangements
  • Zukra-6 * pleasure of self-medication; enjoys exploitive arrangements, addictions, imbalanced equity, feminine employees, servants, and slaves; appreciation of enemies, slavery, exploitation, war

ogesha-6 Zukra in 8 provides a splendidly protective Harsha Yoga while uttama-Rahu-6 grants ambition to deal with the lowest, most humble, most disempowered persons in a gracious (Zukra) fashion.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Meza * nichha * old feuds, pressured invasions, old competitions, proletarian survival, pressure in the head-brain, imposed competition, must conquer with scarce resources
  • Shani in Bhava-5 * must create drama with scarce confidence; cautious of politics, conventional intelligence; heavy weight of children; resistance to celebrity, tense performance, chronic pressure on the heart
  • Shani-yuti-Chandra * nishturabhashi yoga * resistance against protection, emotional discipline. constrained flow

nichha- Shani bhava-5 = a lifetime of cardiac ailments, numerous heart-attacks and heart infections; also dislike of individual privilege (5) and conservative reactionary politics (Shani-5). Shani-5 is a common placement in the lives of the celibate religious who take vows within arch-conservative religious organization.

Success in writing and publishing

Shani rules 3 occupies 3rd-from-3rd. Narrow range of topics, but a wide audience due to her familiar face Shani-yuti-Chandra

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

  • Rahu-Vrizabha * uttama * craving for preserved collections, treasure-hoards * mask of historic conservatism; fascinated by banking, hoarding * seeks special importance via accrued values, via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) stored acquisitions
  • Rahu in bhava-6 * in swabhava of Busy Budha, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual arguments, defense of victims, conflicts, miseries, medicines, servants, accusation, injustices. Craves an environment of disagreement, injustice, crime. Desires a special, important role in matters of disease, injury, warfare, labor, unfairness, toxicity * Exciting, opportunistic, ambitious enemies. Rahu the Poseur may pose as a victim, a druggist, a litigator, a problem-solver, an abuser, a diseased person, an enslaved person, a relative of the mother's people. Bhava-6 = crime, war, pharmacy, self-medication = a materially successful location for boundary-breeching, risk-rewarding Rahu.

Rahu-uttama-6 along with Harsha Yoga allows her to enter the most daunting, dangerous, toxic, deathly, polluted (socially and chemically)and viciously exploited situations without harm to self.

Rahu signals the presence of criminal exploitation, prostitution, drugs, Mafiosi, illegal activities, but also fraudulently earned wealth and apparent material success through these methods.

uttama-Rahu in bhava-6 Engages in edgy, boundary-crossing, shadowy, exotic, or taboo-breaking ministries of service.

powerful desire (Rahu) to minister (6) during conditions of death (8) in the service of the most degraded and needy beings

chalakaraka Rahu in bhava 6

  • Affinity and ambition toward the poor, sick, and underclass

  • ]ambition to be recognized and receive the privileges accorded to a clever adversary , a mischievous and devious servant , an adventurous and likely illegal druggist, a crafty litigator-accuser, or a great minister of service to the distrusted, diseased, dispossessed and afflicted.

  • Often signifies strategic advances via involvement with mafia, criminals, exploitation, and drugs. Rahu-6 is a difficult but ultimately successful placement for one committed to a life ministry of service.

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Vrizchika * uttama * incomplete discovery, empty secrets, dissolute penetrations, not limited by catastrophic change
  • Ketu in classroom-12 * beneficial placement * ambivalent toward enclosures, absentee ancestor spirits, disregards fantasy boundaries, dissolves the sanctuaries, irrelevance of sleep

chidrakaraka Ketu in bhava 12

ambivalence toward prayer, dreams, spiritual retreat, disregard for conventions of the bedroom; barrier-free imagination, but often ignores guidance from the ancestors; generally unable to maintain privacy or attain sanctuary due to dispersal of the aura-protective shell

Ketu in D-1 Vrizchika vyayabhava suggests that prayer (12) seems beheaded and often directionless, yet the native has no boundaries that would prevent the flow of spiritual instruction.

Thus while permanently dissatisfied with the quality of spiritual engagement, Mother Teresa was not blocked in any way from receiving spiritual directives and she did what she did - the most basic and fundamental sanctuary provision to those in process of leaving their bodies - with complete abandon. Scattered Ketu is strong as co-lord of Vrizchika = intense initiation and transformation (Vrischika) in the Ketu-ized context of destitution, homelessness, abandonment and despair.

Ketu-12-Vrizchika = intense, forcefully emerging, sudden, shocking, transformative changes especially the abrupt scattering of the life-force cohering energy at moment of cutting the silver cord

Ketu in 12 gives a certain inbuilt psychic homing device. Seeming to be a wanderer, one is actually traveling a purposeful path of pilgrimage and prayer. Slowly and circuitously, one returns to the land which provides the lifetime spiritual center. For Mother Teresa, that was India. In classic Ketu style, she followed her spiritual instincts to bring the religion of no-caste-barriers healing (Christianity) back to the land of her Roma ancestors...

and having experienced extreme and bitter disappointment, one has almost no choice but to forgive - and this is when the good stuff starts to happen


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