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expository writer, civil rights advocate

Gloria Steinem

Earthbody-Entry Sunday-25-Mar-1934


publisher, political speaker, writer, social activist * 1934 - _____ * Gloria Marie Steinem

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Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Jyeztha * Kita * Thrikketta

BPL commentary:

For Jyeztha births in the feminine valence, the condition of conversational, discursive, explanatory, instructional, argumentative, commercializing Kumara may considerably affect the outcome.

Siblings, cousins, schoolmates, bandmates, team-mates, entourage, ensemble, neighbors, managers, cohort, coterie, collaborative group, publishers, messengers, merchants, commercial agents, reporters, writers, scripts, plans, schedules, instructions, radio-television-internet, news-media, conferences, committees, discussions, travel itineraries, and texts may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Antares. Their purpose is to communicate a forceful, dynamic, healing regeneration via sexual energy transfer and discovery of secrets.

Budha-ruled Jyeztha gentlewomen are typically outspoken, incisive and decisive, competitive, descriptive, and authoritative communicators. They maintain a deep sense of mental seniority often leading to impatience with those less quick-witted .

Articulate and pro-active in their messaging style, Jyeztha are often accomplished writers in literary genre ranging from autobiography to committee reports, Kita ladies find a ready audience on topics of a hidden, undisclosed, or forbidden nature. Jyeztha women are also natural trauma healers, investigative journalists, and detectives.

Ketta-born ladies wield a penetrating ability to explain complex human sexual and psychological narratives. They are often found in powerful messaging roles, where secret information is revealed by a skillful shifting of the interpretive lens.

The specialties of Zakradaivata include all of the commercial fields (Budha) along with psychotherapy and recovery work, self-help writing, and training of healers. Thriketta feminine-figures may also be found in the verbal realms of transformative criticism and promotion of mystical renewal.

Themes of verbal contest, sexual energy transfer, and healing discovery may contextualize Jyeztha's terrestrial experience. Also applicable to Chandra in Jyeztha

QUOTATION: Shil-Ponde. Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra .p 98

"...independent self-sufficient , capable, dignified, proud.

If she is not born in a wealthy or well-to-do family,

  • she will herself become wealthy through her own efforts.

In such case, her family will be dependent on her and she will be recognized as the head of the family .

  • She is careful and canny regarding money matters .

Being proud, she has a tendency to dramatize herself

  • and secretly glories in being the pivot or centre around which her family affairs revolve.

She will, at some time in her life,

  • occupy a very influential position

  • and be greatly respected ."

Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha calendar



Shani Mahadasha * age birth until 17.3

Sunday-25-Mar-1934 Earth-birth in Toledo, Ohio, USA * Shani-Shani swabhukti

1945 parent's divorce * Shani-Mangala bhukti * Mangala rules 6-divorce

Budha Mahadasha * age 17.3 until 34.3

1952 entered Smith College * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha curriculum, diploma

1956 scholar in India 2 years * Budha-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 12-residence in foreign lands * Zukra-yuti-Rahu

1960 moved to New York City in pursuit of journalism career * Budha-Mangala bhukti * Mangala lagnesha

1963 taboo-breaking, nationally recognized investigative journalism series on Playboy Bunnies * Budha-Rahu bhukti * Zukra-yuti-Rahu women journalism

Ketu Mahadasha * age 34.3 until 41.3

1971 forms the activist group National Women's Political Caucus * Ketu-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-3 groupwork

Jan-1972 founded Ms Magazine * Ketu-Rahu bhukti * Zukra-yuti-Rahu-3 publications for women

Zukra Mahadasha * age 41.3 until 61.3

Janma Sade-Sati Karkata Jul-1975 until Sep-1977

1976 Ms. Magazine cover features domestic violence against women, sparking a national discussion * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti * Zukra-yuti-Rahu-3 publication, discourse

Surya Mahadasha * age 61.3 until 67.3

03-Sept-2000 wedding to environmental activist, David Bale * Surya-Zukra chidradasha

Chandra Mahadasha * age 67.3 until 77.3

30-Dec-2003 death of spouse David Bale * Chandra-Rahu bhukti

Mangala Mahadasha * age 77.3 until 84.3

Rahu Mahadasha * age 84.3 until 102.3

Janma Sade-Sati Karkata Jul-2034 until Aug-2036

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Investigative journalist and social justice activist Ms. Magazine 1934- women's rights Gloria Steinem with her husband 2000-2003, David Bale

Surya * pitrikaraka

  • Surya-Meena * Bhaskara * the illuminator
  • Surya in bhava-5 * swabhava * center of drama, intelligence for speculation; brightly political, focus on glamour, entertainment; eye on games
  • Surya-yuti-Kuja * confidently progressive, bright warrior, entitled to conquer


Her father Leo Steinem was a businessman with several projects, itinerant antiques dealer and business developer. He developed and operated a tourist holiday resort. (Meena retreats.)

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra in classroom-9 * comfort in doctrine, philosophy, globalism
  • Chandra-Karkata * swakshetra * comforted by rhythmic tidal maternal soothing
  • Chandra in Pushyami * comforted by lawful customs * protectors of the ethno-social structure, sensitive legislators, sober caretakers, legally minded environmentalists
  • Somana-yuti-Ketu * Emotionally scattered, sensitive to disoriented figures, indifference, needs to wander, feels like a pilgrim


Gloria Steinem's mother taught math at the University of Toledo (Chandra-9 universities). She was primarily professional identified with her role as a newspaper reporter. A humanist and a globalist, Mom famously and continuously suffered from mental illness, with bhuktis of cogency and bhuktis of hallucination. Chandra-yuti-Ketu

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala in bhava-5 * drive toward creativity, pursuit of games, invasive drama, energized political conquests
  • Mangala-Meena * vigorous pursuit of intuition; push toward imaginative perception
  • Kuja-yuti-Surya * energized confidence, dynamic genius, masculine force joins willful charm

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Karkata * comfortable communications, articulation of root culture, customs, security
  • Budha in bhava-5 * narrative of drama, politics, creativity
  • Budha-yuti-Shani * articulation of maturity and responsibility, message of institutional order

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Kanya * much ministry of service, many argumentations, much medication, exploitable beliefs, doctrine of humility
  • Guru in bhava-11 * many friends, much networking, numerous revenues, many goals

Significant Dhana-yoga = Guru rules-2-5 while Guru occupies-11

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Makara-Draco * appreciation of social status, aesthetic of hierarchical authority
  • Zukra-3 * pleasure of explanatory description, gracious messaging, enjoys commercial harmony
  • Zukra-yuti-Rahu * gracious opportunism, amplified beauty, sweetly ambitious desire

Extraordinary (Rahu) writing (3) about women (Zukra) and society (Makara)

Steinem First Marriage Age 66 * Widowed at 69

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

* Sasaya Yoga

  • Shani in Bhava-4 * must remain, root, defend, shelter; cautious, conventional mother-figures; chronic scarcity in home; strict boundaries
  • Shani-Kumbha * moolatrikona 0-20 deg * old economies, pressured linkage, pressured skin-nerves, imposed connections, must earn profits with scarce resources
  • Shani-yuti-Budha * resistance against signaling, disciplined messaging, constrained communication

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

  • Rahu-Makara-Draco* mask of strict hierarchical order
  • Rahu in bhava-3 * privilege via glamorous or unusual writing, reporting, news announcements, cinema, commentary, messaging , publishing; seeks a special, important explanatory, descriptive, or instructional role in commercial business, internet, cinema, or communications media. Opportunistic, ambitious sibling-cousin or cohort.
  • Zukra-yuti-Rahu * amplified attractions, exotic art-music, tricky sweets, opportunistic feminine-figures

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Karkata * incomplete security, empty shelter, dissolute caretaking
  • Ketu in classroom-9 * absentee father-figures * no barriers in doctrine, disregards teachings, vacuous philosophy, irrelevance of the catechesis
  • Chandra-yuti-Ketu * surrendered sensitivity, empty feelings, apathetic parenting


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