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Proponent of Ayurvedic Traditions
Deepak Chopra, M.D.
We are not " physical machines that have somehow learned to think...
[but] thoughts that have learned to create a physical machine" .
~~ Chopra, Deepak  . Quantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind Body Medicine. Random House. pp. 71–72, 74.
" Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath.
You will suffocate.
The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it.
Let go and it will be yours forever."
~~Super Brain 1946- d. Deepak Chopra
Dr. Deepak Chopra
birth data from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepak_Chopra
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = generated by Shri Jyoti Star - www.vedicsoftware.com
- adapted by BP Lama
BT from Chopra Organization
Masculine Public-Figure Examples
Vasu - Slaviztha - Avittam - Hrsikesha
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. Like genteel śrāviṣṭha, those born within Dhaniṣṭha are highly sensitive to rhythm, pace, and tone. They can develop successful careers in music and dance performance. When Dhaniṣṭha fellows choose an entertainment career, it is often full of drumming, loud singing, vigorous dance, sexual strutting, and dominated by men.
Unlike demure Soma-ruled śrāviṣṭha, those born into Kuja-ruled Dhaniṣṭha favor athletic, competitive movement. These men 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.
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.
Kumbha pada 3-4 express Kuja's control of 3-commerce + 10-leadership. Any commercial endeavor suits the pada 3-4 Hrsikesha-born, so long as they find a path toward governing power. Gifted in manufacturing (3) programming and process (3) sales-marketing (3) and all business functions, this breed competes aggressively for leadership.
Kumbha pada 3-4 = famed as dominating, irascible, intimidating personalities who may have been bullied in their youth. Their innovative actions may change the course of civilization. Since Kuja activates a 6/8 pair, their Achilles Heel = micro-management (3-10). Outcome depends upon the characteristics of Mangala. Like all Kumbha-born, their wealth expands via globalist, philosophical Brihaspati.
Themes of band-of-brothers, 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
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.
(see later Pada descriptions).
Deepak Chopra MD, promotional photo 2013 [DC age 67]
Biographical details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha
[Surya Mahadasha] [age birth until age 1.9]
22-Oct-1946 Earth-birth in New Delhi, British India * Surya-Shani bhukti
[Chandra Mahadasha] [age 1.9 until age 11.9]
Sep-1950 until Nov-1952 Janma Sade-Sati Kanya
[Mangala Mahadasha] [age 11.9 until age 18.9]
[Rahu Mahadasha] [age 18.9 until age 36.9]
1968 [DC age 22] earns MBBS diploma All India Institute of Medical Sciences * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti
1970 [DC age 24] consecration of marriage-1-of-1 * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules Meena 7th-navamsha ++ gochara R-K Kumbha-Simha contact navamsha Chandra-Kumbha
1970 [DC age 24] as part of a US program to attract immigrant physicians to replace doctors lost to the Vietnam War, DC emigrates from India to USA * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 12-foreign lands
24-Jul-1971 [DC age 25] celebrated the birth of child-1 * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha
1973 [DC age 27] earns USA Board-Certification in endocrinology * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha
Nov-1979 until Oct-1982 Janma Sade-Sati Kanya
1981 [DC age 35] despite professional honor, dysfunctional stress responses create self-polluting behaviors * Rahu-Surya bhukti * Surya randhresha ++ janma Sade-Sati
[Guru Mahadasha] [age 36.9 until age 52.9]
1985 [DC age 39] directing consultant and financial investor in the Ayurvedic-product business of TM 1917-2008 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru rules 12-private arrangements
1988 [DC age 42] started friendship with Michael J. Jackson * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules Chandra-9 comfortable with celebrity
1989 [DC age 43] becomes TM spokesperson, awarded Dhanvantari prize by Mahesh Yogi * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules Chandra-9 comfortable with preaching
Jun-1993 [DC age 48] obtains new position in elite California wellness clinic * Guru-Shukra bhukti * yyogakaraka Shukra karmesha + vidya-pati 5-celebrity + [Shukra-12 parivartamsha Mangala-11]
12-Jul-1993 [DC age 48] life-changing interview with Oprah Winfrey promotes DC's book Ageless Body, Timeless Mind . International publicity launches his profile recognition  in the wellness-medicine industry * Guru-Shukra bhukti * yogakaraka Shukra karmesha + vidya-pati 5-celebrity + [Shukra-12 parivartamsha Mangala-11]
Jul-1996 [DC age 50] widely discussed magazine cover-story claims that DC had sex with a prostitute. DC sued for libel and won a settlement. * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 7 = sexual conduct, legal judgments
1996 [DC age 50] DC was named in a sexual harassment lawsuit by a former employee, but the jury dismissed the case 12-0. DC countersued the claimant for blackmail, but that case was also rejected * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 7 = legal judgments
1996 [DC age 50] begin entrepreneurial business, Chopra Center for Wellbeing * Guru-Mangala bhukti * [Shukra-12 parivartamsha Mangala-1] * Mangala rules 11-marketplace
[Shani Mahadasha] [age 52.9 until age 71.9]
2001 [DC age 54] grieved the decease of father - Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani rules 4th-from-Surya, natural end of life
Sep-2009 until Nov-2011 Janma Sade-Sati Kanya
2013 DC mounted a prolonged, publicized lawsuit against an ex-partner. The defendant claimed that DC had conducted a sustained personal attack. DC claimed extensive malfeasance spanning multiple businesses * Shani-Rahu bhukti
[Budha Mahadasha] [age 72.9 until age 89.9]
[Ketu Mahadasha] [age 89.9 until age 96.9]
[Shukra Mahadasha] [age 96.9 until age 116.9]
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
pitri-karaka [father] * jyoti-karaka [light]
[confident corporate leadership uses camouflaged empowerments]
[transformative-disguising Chitra-4] [navamsha Surya-Vrischika] intuitively confident revealer of secrets
OUTCOMES - SURYA
self-reflexively commanding, brightly law-imposing, charmingly authoritative, regal style of maintaining social order, hierarchically focused, radiantly responsible, politically elite, splendidly regulating, center-stage chief executive [Surya in bhava-10] rules
CAREER - SURYA
contains rulers of 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 8 + 10 + 11
Surya occupies the treasury-seeking and values-articulating [2nd-from-Chandra]
Surya-rules flamboyant performing self-confident entertainer = Uttaraphalguni Chandra
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
sensitively theorizing, protectively guiding, routinely preaching, parentally philosophizing, rhythmically indoctrinating, customary beliefs, predictably dogmatic, culturally ethnoreligious, emotionally patronizing, needs to be righteous [Chandra in classroom-9] rules
CAREER - CHANDRA
karakamsha Mithuna 6-medicine business
Chandra-9 is comfortable in the role of preacher, guru-figure, patron, patriarchal wisdom-authority, priest, professor, pontif and pontificator
[7th-from-Chandra-9] lifepartnership 1-of-1
Younger brotherr = 3rd-from-Chandra = 10
bhratru-karaka [brother] * virya-karaka [virile]
[karako bhavo nashto for father, patrons, chieftains, indoctrinators]
[vocal-traditional Viśākha-2] [navamsha Mangala-Urisha] intuitively competitive financial acquisition collection entreasurement
[Shukra-10 parivartamsha Mangala-9]
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
jamayah-karaka [sibling] * sandesha-karaka [message] * shisya-karaka [student]
[pronounces diplomatic homilies]
[balanced exegetical sermons explain the scriptures]
[pleasantly principled instructions on politics]
[talks enthusiasticly about confidential information]
[equable discussions define the catechesis]
[may deliver the dharma in theatrical fashion]
[mysterious arrangements inform descriptive preaching]
[designed lectures upon gaming theory]
[publishes pontifications upon agreed wisdom]
[explainer of negotiating doctrine]
[graciously announces the faith-based convictions]
[if Surya-yuti-Budha, chatty self-righteousness about political secrets]
[father may be an understanding broker, refined deal-maker, creative middleman]
[explanatory-managing Viśākha-3] [navamsha Budha-Mithuna] intuitively explaining expansive doctrinal detailed descriptive planning
[Atmakaraka media-messaging, radio-television-cinema-video, books-magazines, publication, information, instruction, description, prescription]
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
Kumara occupies the treasury-seeking and values-articulating [2nd-from-Chandra]
[Budha in bhava-9] rules
dhava-karaka [husband] * bahuta-karaka [variety]
[Dhanayoga Guru rules 2 + 11]
[karako bhavo nashto for father, patrons, chieftains, indoctrinators]
[multiple negotiating father-figures]
[many beliefs about equity and justice]
[regulatory-lawful Arcturus-2] [navamsha Guru-Makara-nicha] intuitively expansive optimistic materialistic class-conscious hierarchical beliefs
OUTCOMES - GURU
expansively philosophical, abundantly global, multiple worldviews, numerous patrons, optimistic father-figures, broad-scope of understanding [Guru in bhava-9] rules
CAREER - BRIHASPATI
Significant Dhanayoga = Guru-9 rules 2+11
[Guru in bhava-9] rules
svadu-karaka [sweet] * kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[marketplace systems financial decision-maker]
[popular justice-seeking commander]
[respected for plebian patriotic leadership]
[womenfolk may have confidential seniority]
[logistical-argumentative Anuradha-2] [navamsha Shukra-Kanya-nicha] intuitively harmonizing medical unfair unbalanced contractual promises
[Shukra-11 parivartamsha Mangala-10]
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
Karmasthāna containing [yogakaraka] [Shukra-yuti-Ketu] shows a career based in expert finance plus a disregard for outdated standards of validity
Shukra occupies the commercially oriented, publishing, messaging 3rd-from-Chandra
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[old enemies in/from the homeland]
[mysterious-disguising Pushya-4] [navamsha Shani-Karkata] intuitively structuring ethno-national folkways sheltering nourishing defensive protectionism
OUTCOMES - SHANI
[Shani-Karkata] cultural conservator
disciplined bargains, vow-respecting, hierarchically steady in arrangements, Shani in Bhava-7 rules
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] * picchala-karaka [slippery]
OUTCOMES - RAHU
Mixmaster Rahu-[uchcha] 4
A fascinating, mesmerizing ancient cultural treasury
Possessed of a rare dual competence in both allopathic and Ayurvedic medical systems, DC developed an integrated interpretation of the historic vidya of Ayurvedic medicine within contemporary healing practice in western allopathic medicine.
[Rahu in bhava-4] accepts incoming strengthening sensual-financial drishti from Rahu's ruler Shukra-10, further increasing Rahu's ability to glamorize the Shukra-oriented graces of balance, arrangement, harmony, luxury, treasures-and-pleasures
kavandha-karaka [headless] * chidra-karaka [gaping] * vasana-karaka [vacuum]
[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]
[dispersed engagement with transformational leadership]
[dissolution of commanding healer positions]
[restlessly anarchic toward high-ranking discovery roles]
[may abdicate a top revitalization position]
[surrenders useless emergency authority]
[apatheticly forgives the trespass of executive unveilers]
[abandons unsustainable official renewal]
[absent from empty state-regulated disaster insurance]
[disregards respected surgical conventions]
[eccentric rebirth may symbolize dematerialization of the regime ]
[reputation for erratic organizational identity-change]
[has the tantric knowledge and the status, but walks away from public empowerments]
[passively fixated on ambitiously sensual-entreasuring Rahu-Urisha-4 parents, householders, property-owners, gardeners, stewards of Earth]
[governing-ordering Jyeṣṭha-2] [navamsha Ketu-Makara] intuitively liberating dispersing scattering the lawful hierarchical structure
OUTCOMES - KETU
Dispersing yet professionalized [Ketu in classroom-10] [navamsha Ketu-Makara formal hierarchies] occupies the emotionally motivated evangelical communicative cohort instructive descriptive team-working administrative managerial announcing publishing reporting explanatory conversational lyrical messaging 3rd-from-Chandra
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