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director of the Berkshire Hathaway capital investment company

The Oracle of Omaha

Master of Under-valuation

Warren Edward Buffett

Earth-birth Saturday-30-Aug-1930


financial icon + capitalist + stock-market investor-trader * 1930 - * Warren Buffett

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Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Hasta - Savitri * Athram

BPL commentary

For Hasta births of a masculine valence, the condition of reflective, sheltering, undulating, rhythmic, routinized, culturally rooted, boundary-defending, security-seeking, nourishing, parental, matrikaraka Chandra may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Soma-ruled paradigm of Pundarikaksa, mother-figures, protectors, guardians, elemental spirits, natural environments, waters, roots, eggs, gardeners, farmers, fisher-folk, caretakers, foundation-builders, police, schoolteachers, parents, providers of nourishment , and defenders of the root culture, may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Corvus. Their purpose= making secure nests to soothe, protect, and nourish the workers.

Careful handling

Savitra-born fellows are often found in handcraft trades, home-building and real-estate, in caretaking and protective roles, or in specialties of nourishment, sheltering, schoolteaching, policing, or local safety. Their purpose is supporting the local welfare. Typically masculine births in Hasta indicate a comfortable, grounded focus into the home realms including parenting, gardening, and environmental care.

All four pada occur within Kanya rashi. Athram-born express the tension between the handy busy-ness of mental, commercial Budha versus the emotionally based, calming routines of non-verbal Chandra.

Known for their skillful handwork, Hasta are found in service professions where daily communications and family-style conversations are engaged in a routine of protective, sustaining care.

Hasta chaps are socially reliable and available emotionally due to Chandra influence. This nice combination wins them many friends and long-term business customers. Hasta are specialists in customer care. Once they have established a relationship whether personal or professional, the Athram-born values consistency and loyalty.

Generally not risk-takers unless Rahu is prominent in the nativity. Hasta fellows tend to be engaged parents, restaurateurs, home builders, social workers, home health nurses, protection officers, schoolteachers, and supervisors of caretaking operations. Although their own family usually comes first, Hasta are concerned with the well-being of their complete natural and social environment.

Themes of manufacturing and handcraft, local business, housing and shelter, nourishment, and protective service may contextualize Hasta's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Hasta-Savitra

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra .p 83

"...clever, witty, and entertaining.

They like social contacts

  • and are particularly fond of the company of the opposite sex.

When in trouble, go to a Hasta person;

but do not try to pull the wool over their eyes,

  • as they are extremely clever

  • and will see through any deceit

they are very likable and are good company,

  • but never very attractive physically ."


Biographical events matched to Vimshottari Dasha Timeline



Warren Buffet 2017 (WEB age 87)

Shani Mahadasha * age birth until age 10.2

30-Aug-1930 Earth-birth in Omaha, Nebraska, USA * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Zukra atmakaraka nichha-bhanga rules 2-9

Budha Mahadasha * age 10.2 until age 27.2

1942 (WB age 12) Father elected to USA Congress. Family moves to Washington DC until 1952.

19-Apr-1952 exchange vows of marriage-1 with Susan Thompson (WEB age 22) * Budha-Rahu bhukti * R-K samchara Meena-Kanya contact Zukra-Kanya vargottamsha

30-July-1953 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Budha-Guru bhukti

Janma Sade-Sati Vrischika Nov-1955 until Feb-1958

Ketu Mahadasha * age 27.2 until age 34.2

30-Apr-1964 grieved decease of father (WEB age 33) * Ketu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 2nd-from-Surya

Zukra Mahadasha * age 34.2 until age 54.2

1977 (WEB age 47) lifepartner Susie moves to San Francisco, never to return. The couple remain active business partners, yet they live apart for the next 27 years until her death in 2004.

Surya Mahadasha * age 54.2 until age 60.2

Chandra Mahadasha * age 60.2 until age 70.2

30-Aug-1996 grieved the decease of mother (WEB age 65) * Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2nd-from-4th

Mangala Mahadasha * age 70.2 until age 77.2

29-July-2004 grieved the decease of lifepartner-1 Susie Thompson * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 7th-from-7th * R-K samchara Meza-Thula contact navamsha R-K

30-Aug-2006 (WEB age 76) exchange the vows of marriage-2 with Astrid Menks (a friend of Susie's) * Mangala-Zukra bhukti * R-K samchara Meena-Kanya contact Zukra-Kanya vargottamsha

Rahu Mahadasha * age 77.2 until age 95.2

Nov-2014 until Jan-2017 Janma Sade-Sati Vrischika

Guru Mahadasha * age 95.2 until age 111.2

Distinctive features of the Nativity

Shani-ruled Chandra philanthropists:


Warren Buffet socializing with his Shani-ruled-Moon companions


Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

Surya rules Arudha Lagna-5 SImha

  • Purvaphalguni-Surya-Simha * Khaga * Khagaya * air-moving * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the regally entitled game-playing rashi of Surya
  • Surya in bhava-12 * center of Other-Worlds * brightly contemplative * focus on seclusion * invisible light-source provides private guidance * intuitive entitlements * brilliant in research * intelligence for interior prayer * eye on creative imagination * sparkling center of the sanctuary * radiant clairsentient drama * father may be isolated or unavailable


Dad = Howard Buffet = eight years US Congressmember from Nebraska, Surya-Simha.

Before + after his political service, Dad operated a successful stock-brokerage. Dad remained active in political committees + campaigns. 10th-from-Surya father's career Vrishabha ruled by the extraordinary Zukra-1.

Paternal Grandfather

Dad's parents owned grocery stores in Omaha. 9th-from-Surya Rahu,

WEB grew up in Washington D.C. during dad's Congressional service. Warren received his father's political charisma. WEB's initial capitalization was provided from his father's assets. This patrimony WEB then expanded into a remarkably profitable investment franchise.

Rahu-8 hidden assets drishti to Surya in bhava-12-Simha

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Vrizchika * nichha * comforted by undulating healing discovery
  • Chandra in Anuradha * comforted by resistance to danger * protects against preventable damage * soothed by emergency regulations
  • Chandra in classroom-3 * comfort in cohort, familiar with communication, repetitive conversations, feels the repeating pulse of daily chat, sheltered parlor, soothed by siblings, intuitive information delivery, settled into the rhythm of writing and commerce, routine messaging; emotionally attuned to the younger sibling, undulating signals

Chandra Vriddhipathi rules-11 occupies-3 = dhana yoga for self-owned business

Chandra in classroom-3 comforted by constant short-term travel trips.


Mom = Leila Stahl Buffet

MARRIAGE partnership support expectations

WEB reminisced later in life that his constant business traveling during the early decades of his first marriage caused distrust between the partners. By his own account, he did stray from the marriage vow (nichha considerably).

During his second life partnership, Buffett was older, and he traveled less. Shani-4 in 2nd-from-Chandra indicates the second-marriage.

Berkshire Hathaway 1930- mutual funds Warren Buffett was married for more than 50 years to his first wife Susan Thompson Buffet. She was a splendid entertainer who in middle age pursued a career in singing.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Mithunaya * vigorous pursuit of interaction * competitive commerce * proactive information delivery * energetic group collaboration * dynamic debate * dominating gestures * lively writing * kinetic conversation * push toward explanatory instruction * champion of process management
  • Mangala in bhava-10 * dig-bala * drive toward high position * pursuit of social authority * fights for rank * pushes upward gaining status * invasive regulation * hierarchical dynamics * dominating executive roles * energized governing conquests * champion of leadership elites
  • Kuja-yuti-Guru * multiple competitions * many brother-figures * energized growth * dynamic generosity * masculine force joins optimistic expansion * champion of humanistic worldview * potential for aggressive preaching * indoctrinating actions

Budha * bandhava-karaka * karaha-karaka * zisya-karaka

lagnesha for Kanya radical lagna

Bhadra Yoga panchmahapurushayoga

  • Budha-Kanya * uttama * moolatrikona * ministering service communications * articulation of digestive process * talks about aid to the suffering * formulates descriptive complaints * programmatic conversations * delivers detailed pronouncements * grammatical expertise * logical arguments * messages about accuracy * specifies error * hands-arms-shoulders make helping gestures
  • Budha in bhava-1 * digbala * narrative of body * bifurcated self-image * discusses physical appearance * describer of embodiment * explainer of tangible self * delivers instructions for self-characterization * articulation of communicative movement * animated gestures * talks about personality * details the two-sided identity.
  • Budha-yuti-Zukra * explainer of balanced arrangements * diplomatic conversations * parity-seeking discussions * manual adjustments * enjoys words * sweet descriptions * delivers instruction about relationships * articulator of equity in agreements * message of fairly bargained contracts * skilled in songwriting * talkative sister-cousin-cohort * detailed lyricist * attracts chatty partners


Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Mithunaya * cheerful communication * many merchants * conversations about belief * doctrine of inclusive messaging * expansive evangelism * detailed guidance discussions * widens the scope of management * many documents * permission to report * multiple administrative projects
  • Guru in bhava-10 * many public roles * multiple diverse leadership duties * numerous recognized teachings * public theology * high visibility philosophical roles * extensive reputation * numerous obligations * often a respected preacher-teacher * public patron of enlightened social order * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be a doctrinal authority
  • Guru-yuti-Mangala bhratri-karaka * multiple brotherly-figures * permission to compete-and-win * expansive conquests * progressive philosophy * large-scale invasive actions * vigorous champion of optimistic belief

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka



  • Zukra-Kanya * nichha * appreciation of service -or- victimization, likes logical argument, * attracted to laboring classes, servants, and animals * accepts unbalanced agreements * prefers exploitable partners * pleased by pain relief * enjoys humility * graciously accommodates unfair contracts * sweet alliance with victims * litigious bargaining
  • Zukra-1 * seeks pleasure via handsome embodiment * enjoys the company of women * graciously attractive appearance * active style of balancing * pursues adjustable arrangements * appreciation of muscular vitality * pleasing designs to adorn the head * aesthetic of new life * physical exercise to balance the brain * identified with brokerage * seeks the sweet midpoint of dynamic negotiations * energetic pursuit of equity * identified with acts of diplomacy * bargains vigorously for fair exchange
  • Zukra-yuti-Budha * sweetened messages * gracious explanations * talented in singing-songwriting * articulate negotiations * advocates for students * talkative feminine-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort communicative harmony * enjoys the company of students * detailed contracts * logical arrangements
Career * Atmakaraka-Zukra = karakamsha bhava-1 Calculated Values

Distinguished businessman. His Budha-Kanya * uttama along with Budha-yuti-Zukra-nichha have made him a master undervalued stock-picker. The remarkable power of undervaluation comes from nichha-Zukra ruler of the financial 2-9. He continues to work in his company even into his late eighties.

Wife-figures + Marriages

Budha-uttama represents wife-1 . The mutually-appreciatve pair of Zukra-Kanya + Budha-Kanya represents the friendship between Warren Buffet's two wives.

Budha-uttama holds the lower degree representing wife-1. Within her lifetime, she became the17th materially richest woman in the world. Meanwhile nichha-Zukra holding the higher degree represents wife-2. She served as a restaurant hostess and housekeeper.

Financial specialties

nichha-bhanga atmakaraka vargottamza Zukra = undervaluation

Father's capital 2nd-from-Surya

Buffett's father was a stockbroker, and dad's capital started the mutual-funds empire

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Dhanuzya * heavy old doctrines * class-conscious ideology * conventional beliefs * rigid theories * unyielding dogma * pressure to accept the common catechesis * weight of old patronage systems * structural compression upon hips + sacroiliac +sacral plexus * oppressive priests * doctrinal rules * must normalize the life-philosophy * limitations on global travel * slow elder professors * proletarian worldview * scarce preaching resources
  • Shani in Bhava-4 * steady time-structured life foundations * must maintain the cultural roots * required to defend boundaries * survives with minimal shelter * dry stony gardens * regimented schoolteachers * judgmental mother * proletarian childhood * normalized parenting * orderly education * caretaker's fatigue * chronic household scarcity * strict folk customs * resists domestic innovation * reinforces predictable routines * elders maintain the ancient ritual austerities

Shani rules sober, structural, hierarchically minded Chandra in Anuradha-3 commerce

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

  • Rahu-Meza-Arya * shimmering illusion of championship * craving for superiority * exotic use of dominating force * mask of competitive action * mirage of first-arrival pioneer * over-reaching urgency * extraordinary birth * extravagant muscularity * mesmerizing forward movement * unusual athleticism * fascinating conquests * marvelous warriorship * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of heroic action * seeks privilege via innovator-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-8 * passion for mystery * in swabhava of Competitive Kuja, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous veiling * surreptitious recycling * exciting rebirth * fascinating self-reinvention * surgical rejuvenation * outsider who cleverly insinuates into revelatory roles * desires an important role in trauma-healing * fabulous transformations * reveals occult truths * shocking discovery of confidential information * mixed-culture revolutionary * finds opportunity in catastrophe * magical masquerade * poses as a secretary (secret-keeper) of a powerful entity * risk-rewarding in-laws * irregular inheritance * unusual alimonies * boundary-breeching disclosure * camouflage of undisclosed assets * stimulated by dangerous emergencies * may appear as a tantric initiator * alluring identity changes * pursues social mobility via hidden empowerments

Rahu drishti to 12-2-4.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-8 * casts drishti upon Surya-12 and Shani-4. Rahu's ruler Mangala-yuti-Guru occupies bhava-10 public reputation, placing Rahu in the gainful 11th-from-his ruler Mangala and granting additional auspice for marketplace profit.

Rahu-8 camouflage. During Buffet's first marriage, although they remained legally married for more than 50 years, they lived separately for many years before her decease, and affairs du coeur (for both) continued secretly (8). Rahu provided social shadowing.

He remarried after her fleshdeath. Zukra-yuti-Budha predicts two marriages.

Ketu kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka * vasana-karaka (vacuum)

  • Ketu-Thula * justly dissociates from negotiation * wanders away from compromise * eccentric alliances * abandons agreements * apathetic trades * surrenders trust * ignores restriction on match-making * releases a pale pastel cloud of fair deals into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-2 * surrenders preserved values * eccentric voice * odd face * disperses family affluence * disregards conventional limits on sound-music-language * disinterested in genetic lineage * surrenders the hoard * odd food * peculiar precious goods * abdicates banker-conserver-collector roles * dissolves libraries * devalues treasuries * unless other graha in 2, may prefer to live free from historic traditions

Mr. Buffett is known for his disinterest in retaining the hoard of many billions of dollars that he has acquired during his long investment career. He has publically pledged to donate 99% of his accumulated assets to various charities.


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