born five days before
Andrew Carnegie in 1913 (AC age 78)
capitalist + industrialist
anti-unionist + violent strike-breaker
journalist + inspirational author
dematerialization 11-Aug-1919 (age 83)
Steel Baron Industrialist + Evangelist of Capitalism * 1835-1919 * Andrew 'Andra' Carnegie
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Carnegie * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Dhaniṣṭha-Delphinus * Vasu
For Dhaniṣṭha births of a masculine valence, the condition of kinesthetic, direct, yang-energy, forward-pushing bhratru-karaka Mangala may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Kuja-ruled paradigm of Vasava, brother-figures, warriors, hunters, athletes, dancers, champions, challengers, inventors, explorers, dis-coverers, engineers, drivers, drillers, diggers, exploders, aggressors, pushers, invaders, pursuers, competitions and battles may be especially influential.
Dhaniṣṭha-born often respond to a deep inner fear [Shani] which manifests as aggressive survival-driven competition [Kuja]. The result = orderly, direct, empowered, and dynamic structured action.
Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Delphinus. Their purpose is social engineering, economic competition, and achievement of dominant positions.
Hierarchical Power Climber
Kuja-ruled Vasu-born fellows endure acute Shani-Mangala tension. They are intensely competitive. In no uncertain terms, these men play to win. Goal-directed and often ruthless, their playing fields are typically located in the corporate-institutional hierarchies of Shani, where they strive for alpha-dominant positions.
Operating in orderly Shani-controlled environments of Makara and Kumbha, Vasu champions are surrounded by lawful, systematic, and often timid folks who rarely resist Hrsikesha's powerful ascent to the peak of the hierarchy.
Dhaniṣṭha + Sraviztha are a pair, similar to the Purva-Uttara pairs. Similar to genteel Shraviztha, those born within Dhaniṣṭha are highly sensitive to rhythm, pace, and tone. They can develop successful careers in music and dance performance. Unlike demur Soma-ruled Shraviztha, those born into Kuja-ruled Dhaniṣṭha favor athletic, competitive movement. They thrive where the blood-stirring beat of the war-drums is pulsing, energizing, and strong. They set high-achievement goals. Dhaniṣṭha are determined to win the contest, at any cost. When Dhaniṣṭha folk choose an entertainment career, it is often full of loud singing, vigorous dance, sexual strutting, and dominated by men.
Makara pada 1-2 express Kuja's control of 4-lands-roots + 11-earnings. Pro-actively patriotic (4) and driven to achieve profits (11)
they are often found in real-estate (4) education (4) agriculture (4) transportation (4) police + defense industry (4) minerals + mining (4) or in any marketplace where the path to economic gain (11) is open to Kuja's dominating, goal-oriented, competitive vigor.
Since Mangala activates a 6/8 pair, their Achilles Heel = economic protectionism (4-11). Outcome depends upon the character of Mangala
Themes of brotherhood, survival, vitality, forceful movement, controlled explosion, exploration, winning, pioneering, discovery, invention, drilling, penetration, invasion, intimidation, sexual pursuit, and conquest may contextualize Vasu's terrestrial experience. Incoming drishti from Kuja can mobilize their progressive, pioneering actions. Also applies to Chandra in Dhaniṣṭha
QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra.p 87
"Two entirely different types are born with Dhaniṣṭha rising.
It depends on the part of this asterism, which lies on the Rising Point, as to which type predominates.
They both have thick necks and heavy thighs.
"Andra" Carnegie approximately age 25 * 1850's
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha
Chandra Mahadasha * age birth until age 1.8
25-Nov-1835 Earth-birth in Dunfermline, Scotland * Chandra-Shukra bhukti * [Yogakaraka] dhanakaraka atmakaraka Shukra
Mangala Mahadasha * age 1.8 until age 8.8
Rahu Mahadasha * age 8.8 until age 19.8
1848 (AC age 13) emigrated from Dunfermline Scotland with his parents to Allegheny Pennsylvania * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 12-distant lands, emigration
1848 first job (AC age 13) Bobbin Boy * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 3-manual labor, manufacturing
1852 (AC age 16) selected as personal telegrapher + assistant to father-figure patron Thomas Scott, the superintendent of Pennsylvania Railroad western division. * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 9-patronage
1855 (AC age 20) Carnegie invests in Petroleum and gets heavily involved commercially in the US Civil War. Rahu as the oily picchala-karaka also signifies slippery, bloody battlegrounds * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha commerce
1856 (AC age 21) grieved the decease of father (AC age 20) * Rahu-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates pitrimaraka 7th-from-Surya
1856 (AC age 21) major promotion to superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad, after snitching on workers who were organizing a labor strike. All the workers were fired and plunged into vicious poverty. * Rahu-Shukra bhukti * Shukra karmesha promotion * Shukra-yuti-Ketu disregard for justice
1856 (AC age 21) Union-North wins the war. National infrastructure must be rebuilt -- particularly the bridges. AC acquired iron properties and formed dozens of key networking associations with top officials of industry and national government . AC leaves the railroad - to form an iron-bridge-building corporation * Rahu-Shukra bhukti * Shukra karmesha yogakaraka dhanesha vidya-pati ++ Shukra activates [uchcha] Rahu
Guru Mahadasha * age until 26.8 age 42.8
1878 (AC age 43) Continuing an affectionate relationship begun when he was still a boy, AC's first commercial steel order = 2000 rails from the Pennsylvania RR * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * Rahu in bhava-5=uttama
Shani mahadasha * age 42.8 until age 61.8
1886 (AC age 51) publishes Triumphant Democracy, which defends labor unions, decries rigid class systems, repudiates royalty * Shani-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 3rd-from-3rd publications * Shukra-yuti-Surya * Shukra-yuti-Mangala * Shukra-yuti-Ketu = complex contradictions
21-Oct-1886 (AC age 51) grieved the decease of his only living sibling, younger brother * Shani-Shukra bhukti * Shukra-yuti-Ketu dissolving effects
10-Nov-1886 (AC age 51) grieved the decease of his ever-present mother * Shani-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 2nd-from-4th + Shukra-yuti-Ketu
22-Apr-1887 (AC age 52) exchanged the vows of marriage-1-of-1 * Shani-Shukra bhukti
1889 (AC age 54 ) publishes the evangelical Gospel of Wealth which preaches that rich people should give away all their excess money. (AC's take-home pay = 25 million dollars - an astronomical sum in that day) * Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya activates 8-revelation, transformation, inheritance
1889 (AC age 54 ) public outrage following the devastating Johnstown Flood, which killed thousands of downstream people due to negligence by Carnegie + other owners, who refuse to compensate victims * Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya activates -9 catastrophe, emergency
1890 (AC age 55 ) starts to come under criticism for hypocrisy and contradiction due to publications seemingly oblivious to reality * Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya-yuti-Ketu
30-Mar-1897 (AC age 61) celebrated the birth of child-1 * Shani-Guru bhukti
Budha Mahadasha * age 61.8 until age 78.8
1899 (AC age 63) Reorganizes all of his many companies into one concern Carnegie Steel Company = the largest, most profitable corporation in the world * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha activates 9-overview, organization, administration
1901 (AC age 65) sells Carnegie Steel to competitor J.P. Morgan. Profits from this sale make AC the materially richest man in the world * Budha-Shukra bhukti * Shukra atmakaraka [Yogakaraka] dhanakaraka rules [uchcha] Rahu-5
1902 (AC age 66) establishes Carnegie Institute of Technology * Budha-Shukra bhukti
11-Aug-1919 (AC age 83) dematerialization * Ketu-Shani bhukti * Shani maraka activates-2
At the time of his decease, age 83, AC was one of the richest men in the cemetery.
Distinctive Features of the Nativity |
Surya randhresha rules the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra
AC was a complex man. His genius and faults were both writ-large . A major fault observed by his contemporaries was AC's tendency to believe himself infallible * Surya-yuti-Ketu
Dad's craft of hand-weaving was suddenly displaced by industrial automated looms, putting an entire generation of hand-weavers out of work. Surya-yuti-Ketu displacement.
The family was comfortable during Andra's early childhood, then plunged into penury and hunger during his school years. Young child AC and his family then made the difficult transition from their predictable and reliable Scottish village [Chandra] to the bustling and complex and typically impoverished American industrial morass. [Rahu]
Parents * Surya-Chandra economic shocks
Children 6/8 Guru-Chandra ++ 5 receives Drishti of Surya-yuti-Ketu + Mangala
3rd-from-Chandra ruled by Guru-6 illness = a sister died in between Andra and Thomas. Therefore Thomas is represented by Rahu-[uchcha] 5
5th-from-Chandra = Rahu-5 brother Thomas receives drishti of Mangala-Shukra-Surya
Chandra yuvati-pati occupies 1, suggesting the identity of a dealer, broker, negotiator, trader.
A uniquely defining feature of 'AC's life history was his intensely close and often inseparable relationship to his fiercely protective mother Chandra in classroom-1 rules mother AND partnerships.
The most influential and definitive person in Andrew Carnegie's life, according to his peers and observers, was Andrew's mother. She was his parent, his roommate, and his primary partner until her death.
Asserting herself as his only legitimate partner and protector, Momma Carnegie regularly accompanied AC to business meetings, throwing his business associates into a state of social paralysis for fear of offending her. Momma joined AC on summer-long Scottish holidays; and for decades she shared his large New York City hotel suite.
At AC's age 50, with his elderly mothe in decline, AC began a formal courtship with the daughter of a fellow industrialist who was 21 years his junior. Notoriously, the Momma did everything in her powers to prevent the union. Sensing strong opposition, AC's young fiancée was determined to break the alliance. Finally his sole surviving sibling died and within only weeks, Momma died. AC, then 51, arranged a small private marriage ceremony in 1887 Shani-Shukra bhukti
Marriage * 7th from Chandra-1
Chandra in Śrāvaṇa-Hari-1 ruling Karkata-7 suggests a quietly lawful and conventional spouse. The relationship was quietly affectionate rather than passionate. The couple enjoyed a simple, non-opulent lifestyle with very little entertaining. One child was born into the union, 10 years after the wedding.
During the era of crony capitalism a sociable, polite, reputation-alert Chandra in Śrāvaṇa-Hari would have been a valuable placement for deal-making and forming partnerships. In his teenage jobs, young AC was noticed for his well-formed handwriting (Budha yuti [uchcha] Shani formal structures) ++ his pleasant appearance and charisma (Surya-Shukra.) Most important to his employers were his *listening* (Śrāvaṇa) capabilities, which allow him to decode incoming telegraph messages in real-time by ear without having to write them.
CAREER - KUJA
Kuja activates hyper-competitive Dhaniṣṭha-Delphinus radical lagna
Kuja activates Arudha Lagna Mesha-10
Mangala-11 activates 4-property ownership ++ 11-economic participation, earnings, social network
Ketu-yuti-Kuja can be innovative, pioneering, and a champion of industry.
Mangala-11 = band of brothers
Carnegie belonged to a community (11) of investors who controlled most of the industrial assets of late 1800's northeastern USA. He manipulated the various personal relationships between the financially privileged men, breaking promises at will (Guru-6 many broken contracts). He enjoyed dominating this group -- but never so much that he was the only player left (Shukra-Mangala).
Kuja drishti enters 2-5-6
CAREER - BUDHA
Budha in bhava-10 activates 6 occupies 10 == conflict and violence afflict the public reputation
A century after his decease, AC is remembered equally for his brutal mistreatment of lowly workers and his extraordinary social philanthropy.
During the Budha Mahadasha 1907-1911: AC dispersed his remaining funds of US$125 million into the charitable Carnegie Corporation.
Busy Budha activates 9th-from-Chandra == patronage of schoolteachers.
Budha also activates 6th-from-Chandra = impoverishment of schoolteachers = collapse of equity. The financial problem (6) occurred due to extraordinary actuarial gains in longevity of Americans, especially the long-living group of women teachers.
dissolution of wealth in general compounded by Shukra-yuti-Ketu
CAREER - BRIHASPATI
From Chandra-Makara-Draco lagna, the believers' voice of abundant, doctrinal, theoretical, philosophical, preaching Professor Guru activates
Guru drishti enters 10-12-2
shad-ashtaka 6-8 from Chandra-1-angle to Guru-6.
Guru in bhava-6 indicates many injustices, many crimes, many exploitations
Despite tremendous treasuries and broad public respect, AC's life and legacy were deeply afflicted by ongoing accusations of exploitation, pollution, hypocrisy and conflict.
AC made his first fortune from opportunities presented by the cruelty and devastation accompanying the USA Civil War.
Guru in bhava-6 expands communications
Guru-Mithunaya activates 12 * bending the facts, fantasy statistics, visionary lies
AC was an inveterate evangelist of the capitalist ideology (Guru ideology) who played fast and loose with the facts. A majority of the statistics which he used to inspire his reading audience were either exaggerated or outright manufactured. Guru-Mithunaya-6 = many mis-statements. In his publishing campaign as in his larger career, AC seemed to believe [Guru] that the end justified the means.
Copious writing * fantasy facts
In addition to managing (3) the world's largest corporations (of their times) AC wrote constantly throughout his life.
AC wrote hugely popular inspirational books describing the glorious principles [Guru] of commerce which in his view expanded an inclusive [Guru] society. His output included several best-selling inspirational philosophies.
AC's statistical "facts" were adjusted to suit the aim of his inspirational message. Although millions embraced AC's way-showing guidance [Guru], most of his claims about individuals benefiting from the unrestrained, predatory capitalism of his day were drawn from the dreamworld (12).
Messenger Guru-6 appeals to the workers
while not always factual, Carnegie's inspirational writings were enormously popular with his proletarian audience
AC's own brother complained that Andra believed himself nearly infallible. And so did many of AC's worshipful readers. Yet * [Vimala Yoga] protected AC from culpability.
Guru-6 rules 3-12 * Vimala Yoga protects
Considered a shrewd player who would break any agreement for personal advantage, AC trusted no one and exploited everyone. Nevertheless, [Vimala Yoga] is highly protective, and AC was never personally harmed by his own expansive [Guru] engagement with hypocrisy and crime.
Far from being a sign of refined character, AC's treasury was derived mainly via crony capitalism = a small coterie of entreasured friends (mainly frenemies) engaged in a lifetime of insider trading
Steel industrialist, evangelist of Capitalist Ideology Gospel of Wealth 1835-1919 Andrew Carnegie was an inveterate preacher upon the *moral* virtues of economic capitalism as the order of civilization which brought out the best behaviors of decent folk. The fact that AC's vicious strike-breaking and hostile financial takeovers had murdered, crippled and starved thousands of workers and their families did not disturb the passionate enthusiasm of his many sermons.
Bhava-3 cohort ruled by Guru-6
Worked in various collaborative arrangements with brother (3); teamed with a cohort (3) of investors, a small club (3) of capitalists in the rapidly industrializing northeast USA. Within this group it was said that the members frequently betrayed each other; yet new opportunities for expansion returned them to new distrusting arrangements.
Younger brother Thomas * 3rd-from-Chandra ruled by Guru-6
AC enjoyed a profoundly a codependent relationship with his business-partner brother (3) Thomas Carnegie. Thomas is represented in AC's nativity by 3rd-from-3rd-from-Chandra = the [uchcha] Rahu-5.
AC was known to have been extremely critical of his younger brother Thomas to the point of bullying. Yet, AC regularly invested Thomas as a full partner with heavy business responsibilities. Apparently, AC was trying try to force young Thomas to fail. However, Thomas never failed.
Thomas became a nouveau-riche robber baron along with AC's entire cohort. Thomas was said to have been quietly capable yet perhaps depressed under the constant pressure from his brother. AC invested his brother with heavy management and supervisory responsibilities, which Thomas handled admirably according to contemporaries. Still, AC was harrassingly critical toward Thomas. Peers noted that although a very wealthy businessman, Thomas died of exhaustion .AC was impossible to satisfy
Sadly, Thomas became a clinical alcoholic (3rd-from-Chandra ruled by Guru-6). He died of pneumonia, the father of nine children, age 43.
AC bullied [Surya] and intimidated his sibling Surya + Mangala ego-aggression. Although a capable businessman, financially privileged and respected in his community, and father of young children, young Thomas Carnegie died of alcoholism indicated by Guru-6. Most observers agreed that Thomas was driven to drink by the relentless abuse heaped upon him by empathy-absent Andrew. Ketu-yuti-Kuja ++ Kuja drishti to Guru-6
[Atmakaraka] relationships, agreement, alliances, finance, negotiation, equity, justice, fair terms of contract
CAREER - SHUKRA
[Yogakaraka] Shukra activates
Shukra = combust = 13 degrees distant from Surya.
karma-pati Shukra-Surya-Kuja-Ketu = economic profile = very complex as both arrogant and rapacious while also AC = a greatly respected figure to whom was attributed the genius of one skilled in games [Surya].
Shani duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)
From Chandra-Makara-Draco lagna, the mature voice of sober serious structured hierarchical Professor Shani rules
Shani drishti enters 12-4-7
[uchcha] Shani-10 rules 1+2 ++ Shani activates Chandra.
[uchcha]-Shanaicarya is exceptionally structured, dutiful, and systematic in performance of public responsibilities. [uchcha] Shani is associated with social justice legislation.
Shani-yuti-Budha joins lagnesha and dharmesha, producing the high-profile public identity with charity (9) and personal integrity (Śrāvaṇa-Chandra-1)
Shani activates Kumbha-2 Karakamsha ruled by [uchcha] Shani in 9th-from-2nd * socially identified primarily via his extraordinary treasuries
Rahu rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery) * picchala-karaka (slippery)
CAREER - RAHU
luxury-and-celebrity carrying [uchcha] Rahu drishti enters 9-11-1
Ketu * * kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)
CAREER - KETU
Andrew Carnegie age 43 in 1878, having made huge profits from the Civil War bloodshed, holding a fashionable stovepipe hat
A private letter from Carnegie "to himself" from 1868 diary entry
(note to reader: Carnegie never actually carried through on the plan declared below. He continued to take a huge profit from his vast investments, and spend luxuriously as he wished. The below proposal does, however, illustrate AC's gifts as a writer and a preacher, highlighting cluster of graha along the axis of Rahu-5-theatre, the Shimmering Illusion of Intelligence.
[Begin Quote] Carnegie Libraries :
"I propose to take an income no greater than $50,000 per annum! Beyond this I need ever earn, make no effort to increase my fortune, but spend the surplus each year for benevolent purposes! Let us cast aside business forever, except for others. Let us settle in Oxford and I shall get a thorough education, making the acquaintance of literary men. I figure that this will take three years active work.
I shall pay especial attention to speaking in public. We can settle in London and I can purchase a controlling interest in some newspaper or live review and give the general management of it attention, taking part in public matters, especially those connected with education and improvement of the poorer classes.
Man must have no idol and the amassing of wealth is one of the worst species of idolatry! No idol is more debasing than the worship of money! Whatever I engage in I must push inordinately; Therefore, should I be careful to choose that life which will be the most elevating in its character.
To continue much longer overwhelmed by business cares and with most of my thoughts wholly upon the way to make more money in the shortest time, must degrade me beyond hope of permanent recovery. I will resign business at thirty-five, but during these ensuing two years I wish to spend the afternoons in receiving instruction and in reading systematically!" [end Quote]
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