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Anglican Bishop of Lesotho

Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg

Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town

Nobel Peace Prize, 1984

Gandhi Prize, 2005

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Anglican Bishop of Lesotho * Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg * Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town

Nobel Peace Prize, 1984 * Gandhi Prize, 2005

The Most Reverend

Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Earthbody-Entry Wednesday-07-Oct-1931


Anglican Archbishop, social justice activist * 1931-_____ * Desmond Mpilo Turu

birth data from: * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Pushya * Sidhya

BPL commentary:

For Pushya nativities, the influence of rigid, chronological, lawful, enduring strictly structural sober serious systematic Shani can considerably affect the outcome.

Elder persons, old rules, rigid structures, age and time, resistance to change, status hierarchies, social class barriers, large organizations, public opinion, bureaucracies, regulatory requirements, legal systems, and corporate or institutional officials may be especially influential.

Guided by instructors from the civilizations of Asellus

Shani-ruled Pushyami gentlemen are often found at the director level of government, corporate, and institutional organizations. Deeply patriotic and defensive by nature, they have a gift for combining local customs with larger social policy frameworks, most notably law. Pushya masculine figures are influential in the world and respected for their culturally sensitive judgment. Pushyami are particularly dedicated to environmental protection, land ownership, and property rights.

Themes of parental duty, civic responsibility, patriotism, dignity of the family, and foundational legal protections may contextualize Pushya's terrestrial experience.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 82.

"An earnest, thoughtful character,

intelligent and quite religious in his outlook.

  • Quite often a regular attendant at church services

  • and a supporter of church and religious activities.

Withal, he is possessed of the qualities which make for success in the material world,

and has the ability to rise in position

  • and to command the respect of his associates.

He will fill a position of executive requirements

  • and be admired and respected by his immediate family."

Distinctive features of the Nativity


Desmond Tutu walking with SoAfrica-Pres 1918-2013 Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela in the 1990's

Budha Mahadasha * age birth until age 16.4

Wednesday-07-Oct-1931 Earth-birth * Budha-Budha swabhukti

1943 (age 12) Anglican sacramental confirmation * Budha-Guru period * Guru rules 7-vows

1947 tuberculosis and 18-month hospitalization * Budha-Shani chidradasha * Shani rules 8 identity transformation

Ketu Mahadasha * age 16.4 until age 23.4

1953 earned teacher's certificate * Ketu-Shani period * Shani rules 7-licenses

1954 diploma University of South Africa * Ketu-Budha period * Budha diploma-karaka

Zukra Mahadasha * age 23.4 until age 43.4

02-July-1955 marriage to Nomalizo Leah Shenxane, a teacher whom Desmond had met while at college * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti * R-K transit Mithuna-Dhanushya his D-9 Chandra axis

April-1956 birth of eldest child Trevor Thamsanqa Tutu * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti

1960 ordained Anglican priest * Zukra-Chandra period * Chandra lagnesha

1966 MA-Theology Kings College, London * Zukra-Guru period * Guru rules 9-theology

Surya Mahadasha * age 43.3 until age 49.3

Chandra Mahadasha * age 49.3 until age 59.3

16-Oct-1984 awarded Nobel Peace Prize. Beginning of global recognition as a non-violent social change activist in the mode of Satyagraha 1869-1948 Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi and USA Civil Rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King * Chandra-Guru period * Guru rules 9 = 11th-from-11th awards for work accomplished, global (9)

1986 Archbishop of Capetown * Chandra-Shani period * Shani rules 7 = 10th-from-10th leadership promotion

Mangala Mahadasha * age 59.3 until age 66.3

April-1994 high visibility supporter of historic anti-Apartheid vote election of SoAfrica-Pres 1918-2013 Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela and arrange of multi-religious celebration * Mangala-Shani period * Shani rules-7 loyalties, 8-revolutionary change

Jan-1997 diagnosed with prostate cancer * Mangala-Zukra period

Rahu Mahadasha * age 66.3 until age 84.3

1998-2000 visiting professor at Emory University * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-9 universities

by 2003, Tutu had received more than 100 honorary degrees

2015 renewal of wedding vows * Rahu-Mangala period

Guru Mahadasha * age 84.3 until age 100.3

Distinctive features of the Nativity


Desmond Tutu in 2018

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka


Rev. Tutu's father served a primary school principal within the Methodist Mission, and the family was raised in a mud brick dwelling on the school grounds

Surya-3 indicates management, administration, project planning. Zukra rules 4-foundational schooling.

Tutu's father was accounted as generally a positive man with an extremely negative personal habit; dad suffered alcoholism and bouts of wife-beating violence. Tutu says that even in his eighth decade, he still feels angry and afraid of his father's vicious harm toward his mother.

Surya's integrity is dissipated by Ketu (dissolute behavior) and Surya is afflicted by the nichha-Zukra. See also Mangala-4 aggressions in the home.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka


  • Chandra in classroom-1 * comfort in physical embodiment, direct action, innovation, new birth
  • Chandra-Karkata * swakshetra * comforted by rhythmic tidal maternal soothing
  • Chandra in Azlesa-Naga * comforted by restraining embrace * protector of defensive communications, familiar folk messages, emotional evangelism, signaling ethno-cultural boundaries
  • Somana-yuti-Guru * Emotionally effusive, needs to expand, sensitive to guidance figures, feels like a teacher-preacher

lagnesha Chandra-1 personalities are typically deeply identified with the mother-figure and also with the ethnic root culture

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

yogakaraka rules 5-10

  • Mangala in bhava-4 * drive toward transport, pursuit of building, invasive foundations, energized domestic conquests
  • Mangala-Thula * vigorous pursuit of alliance; push toward bargained agreement

Mangala in bhava-4 provides a Kuja Dosha into yuvatisthana-7 along with a career-boosting drishti into karmasthana-10 wherein a Mangala drishti brings dynamic ability to change rigid structures. This yoga often signifies domestic aggressions by the parents toward the children or between the parents. However Mangala's ability to harm is somewhat lessened by ruler of 4 resides in 12th-from-4th.

Mangala-4 representing ethnicity rules the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Kanya * uttama * moolatrikona * ministering communications, articulation of accurate logical arguments
  • Budha in bhava-3 * narrative of cohort, siblings, reports, announcements, instructions, lyrics
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * articulation of radiant confidence, message of willpower and charisma
  • Budha-yuti-Zukra * articulation of equity in agreements, message of justice and fairly bargained contracts; songwriting
  • Budha-yuti-Ketu * articulation of surrender and abandonment, message of the observing Witness

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

Panch-maha-purusha Hamsha Yoga

expansive, amplifying mutual drishti between uttama-Guru-1 and Rahu-9-Meena

dharmesha rules 9, occupies 1 = deeply identified with exotic, mixed doctrines of Rahu-9. Identified with religious roles.

rogesha ruler of 6, occupies 1 = Throughout his long career, Archbishop Tutu remained accessible and attentive to the needs (Karkata) of the exploited or disenfranchised service classes (6)

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

* Sarala Yoga

  • Zukra-3 * explanatory, messaging, commercial harmony
  • Zukra-Kanya * nichha * aesthetic of service -or- victimization
  • Zukra-yuti-Surya * gracious brightness, radiant beauty, self-reflexive bargaining, sweetly confident entitlements, enjoys politics, negotiating father-figure, intelligently focused on trades, arrangements, contracts
  • Zukra-yuti-Budha * gracious conversation, articulate beauty, sweet message
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * gracious dissolution, dispersed beauty, sweet surrender, empty unions

vargottamsha nichha combust

Zukra-yuti-Ketu endured many, long-lasting separations from his wife

has expressed a lifelong compassion for the plight of deeply oppressed women due to his acutely disempowered Zukra. In this nativity, the combustion of Zukra is a very good thing - elsewise, Zukra might have caused scandal via low women. But Zukra is so extremely weak that Zukra simply yields compassion for the socially invisible, severely oppressed service classes particularly the Feminine Nativities.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani in Bhava-6 * must serve the problematic * advantageous placement for outlasting one's enemies; cautious, conventional crimes; chronic illness and injury
  • Shani-Dhanuzya * old doctrines, pressured beliefs, old patronage, pressured hips-sacroiliac, imposed catechism, must teach with scarce resources

As a child he suffered polio which left his right hand permanently atrophied (Shani permanent, rigid). He also suffered serious burns.

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

  • Rahu-Meena * mask of dreamlike Other Worlds
  • Rahu in bhava-9 * privilege via glamorous or unusual doctrine, theory, dharma, worldview; seeks a special, important teacher-preacher role in catechesis, principled discourses of abstract ideas, ideology, philosophy. Opportunistic, ambitious professors and religious teachers.
expansive, amplifying mutual drishti between uttama-Guru-1 and Rahu-9-Meena

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Kanya * incomplete service, empty disagreements, dissolute arguments
  • Ketu in classroom-3 * disregards messaging boundaries, absent from discussions
  • Surya-yuti-Ketu * surrendered centrality, empty genius, unlimited intelligence
  • Budha-yuti-Ketu * surrendered articulation, empty talk, unlimited evangelism
  • Ketu-yuti-Zukra * surrendered arrangements, empty promises, unsustainable contracts, unlimited music

endured many, long lasting, separations from his wife and has expressed a lifelong compassion for the plight of deeply oppressed women due to his vargottamsha nichha combust Zukra + Ketu


Desmond Tutu at the World Economic Forum in 2009


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