born three months after
born eight months after
former Chief Engineer in the Edison laboratories and close lifelong friend of
1905 - Ford Model-F
Ford Motor Co. 1863-1947 assembly line Henry Ford developed the gasoline-engine automobile along with a mass-production process which made the horseless carriage affordable to the middle-class
Engineer + Inventor
Strike-Breaker * broke up labor unions; spied on workers
Assembly Line Mass-Production
first mass-produced horseless carriage, the Ford Model-T
Free Mason 33rd degree awarded in 1940
Ford Motor Company
dematerialization 07-Apr-1947 [age 83]
"I will build a car for the great multitude.
It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and care for. It will be constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise.
But it will be low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one - and enjoy with his family the blessing of hours of pleasure in God's great open spaces."
Ford Motor Co.
automobile manufacturing + design
strikebreaking underpaying bully
birth data from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Ford
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = generated by Shri Jyoti Star - www.vedicsoftware.com
- adapted by BP Lama
see also Shri BV Raman's version of this nativity in Notable Horoscopes, p. 207
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
son Edsel Ford born 06-Nov-1893 was Henry Ford's only recognized child . Edsel Ford operated the Ford Motor Company during 1919-1943
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.
Ford Model-N with oil lamps = produced 1906-1908
Mrs. Clara Jane Bryant Ford, 1866-1950
Henry Ford with his close friend, Thomas Edison
In 1928, following 40 years of marriage, Clara Bryant Ford and Henry Ford arrive in New York City on the S.S. Majestic after a visit to England.
1928 Model-A Ford - produced during 1927-1931
" A perusal of astrological literature bearing up ''Wealth' reveals clearly that in order to become rich, one should have in his horoscope
Permutations and combinations of these lords give rise to a stupendous number of Dhana Yogas "
~~ 300 Combinations 1912-1998 Jyotiṣika B. V. Raman * commentary on Madhya Vayasi Dhana Yoga
Interview with Henry Ford in the San Francisco Examiner. August 26, 1928
"I adopted the theory of Reincarnation when I was twenty six. Religion offered nothing to the point. Even work could not give me complete satisfaction.
Genius is experience. Some seem to think that it is a gift or talent, but it is the fruit of long experience in many lives.
If you preserve a record of this conversation, write it so that it puts men' s minds at ease. I would like to communicate to others the calmness that the long view of life gives to us ." [end quote]
Restored 1919 Ford Model-T pick-up
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar
[Chandra Mahadasha] [age birth until age 6-mos]
30-Jul-1863 Earth-birth in Greenfield Village [Dearborn] Michigan * Chandra-Surya chidra-dasha
[Mangala Mahadasha] [age 6-mos until 7.6]
[Rahu Mahadasha] [age 7.6 until 25.6] [1871-1889]
20-Mar-1876 [HF age 12] grieved the decease of mother during childbirth * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 12th-from-Chandra
1881 [HF age 17] leaves home to apprentice in a machine shop. * Rahu-Ketu bhukti * Ketu wandering
[Guru Mahadasha] [age 25.6 until age 41.6] [1889-1905]
1891 [HF age 28] Henry and Clara leave the farm. Henry starts working for Edison Illuminating Company owned by Thomas Edison to learn more about the new-fangled concept of electricity. * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru activates 2+11 revenues, goals * Guru activates 11 = 8th-from-4th emigration
06-Nov-1893 [HF age 30] birth of only legitimated child Edsel Ford - Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules Chandra-Makara
1895 [HF age 32] founded two companies to build his carriages, but both failed within a year * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 11-goals ++ 8 sudden transformation, upheavals
Jun-1896 [HF age 33] completed his first operational horseless carriage called the Quadricycle. However, this model is never produced * Guru-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-4 abandons transport vehicles
16-Jun-1903 [HF age 40] investors funded a factory using Ford's system. Founding of Ford Motor Company. AF becomes executive director of eponymous company * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * Rahu-10 executive leadership
1904 [HF age 41] Ford Motor Company of Canada is founded across the river from Detroit. Anchored legally in Canada, its aim was to sell Ford's engines in cars, trucks, and tractors throughout the British Empire * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * Rahu-10 drishti into 2-4-6 = finance, transport
08-Mar-1905 [HF age 42] grieved the decease of father * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha
[Shani Mahadasha] [age 41.6 until age 60.6] [1905-1924]
1908 [HF age 45] released the Model-T designed for low cost and maintainability * Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani lagnesha = minimalism, masses, elegance
1913 [HF age 50] Ford designs the motorized assembly-line mass production factory. Thousands of low-skill factory workers migrate to Detroit seeking work * Shani-Shukra bhukti [Shukra-yuti-Shani] shukra-11 revenues rules 12-mass migrations
1914 [HF age 51] Ford offers the legendary 5-dollar day + 8-hour workday. The 5-dollar day brings highly qualified workers. The 8-hour workday allows him to have three 8-hour shifts per day, thus extracting maximum efficiency from the factories. * Shani-Shukra bhukti * [Shukra-yuti-Shani] yogakaraka Shukra rules 4-cars + 9-patronage, patriarchal roles
Nov-1918 [HF age 55] Narrowly defeated in his campaign for the election to USA-Senator from Michigan, in support of Woodrow Wilson and the League of Nations. * Shani-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-10 occupies 6th-from-5, elections
1920-1922 [HF age 57] The source document was exposed as a forgery by the London Times. Nevertheless, Ford published a series of virulently anti-Semitic articles in the Dearborn Independent newspaper that were based on the proven fraud.* Shani-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-10 misappropriated authority
09-Apr-1923 [HF age 60] birth of Ford's imputed second son with long-time secretary, John Dahlinger * Shani-Guru chidradasha
[Budha Mahadasha] [age 60.6 until age 77.6] [1924-1941]
26-May-1927 [HF age 64] closed production of Model-T, which had been continuously manufactured for 18-years * Budha-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-4 abandons vehicles
1927 [HF age 64] closed the Dearborn Independent newspaper following intense political and economic pressure * Budha-Ketu bhukti
Mar-1932 [HF age 69] end production of Model-A * Budha-Chandra bhukti * Chandra-12 rules 6-disagreements
1938 [HF age 74] debilitating heart attack. * Budha-Shani chidradasha
1938 [HF age 75] via the German consul in Cleveland, Henry Ford receives the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from Adolf Hitler on HF's 75th birthday * Budha-Shani chidradasha * Shani-8 rules 12, dealings in distant lands - protected by Vimala yoga
1941 [HF age 78] the Nazi Regime replaces all of Fordwerke's management with Nazi loyalists. Henry Ford loses control of the German factories at Koln, which had formed his European manufacturing base.* Ketu-Ketu svabhukti * Ketu 4 vehicles, Ketu disconnection
7-Dec-1941 [HF age 78] Pearl Harbor attack, USA enters WW-2. Ford operationalizes a long-expected manufacturing surge to supply the USA military forces Ketu-Ketu svabhukti * Ketu 4 vehicles, 4 patriotism
26-May-1943 [HF age 81] grieved the decease of son Edsel Ford [via stomach cancer, Edsel's age 49] Ketu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 2nd-from-5
Sep-1945 [HF age 83] ceded presidency of the Ford Motor Company to his grandson * Ketu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 2nd-from-10, next-step leadership
07-Apr-1947 [HF age 83] liberation from the Earthen-body, via cerebral hemorrhage * Ketu-Budha chidradasha * [Surya-yuti-Budha] maraka Surya rules 7
1896 - first working model of the Ford Quadricycle
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[bright center of domestic problematics]
[intelligence for home-culture medicine]
[complaining father may be routinized physician-sick-aggrieved]
[regenerating-discovering Pushya-4] [navamsha Surya-Vrischika]
OUTCOMES - SURYA
self-reflexively ministering, brightly in service, charmingly disagreeable, regal style of complaining, victim focused, radiantly litigious, politically aggrieved, splendidly argumentative, center-stage helper [Surya in bhava-6] rules
CAREER - SURYA
Surya receives the secretive, conspiratorial, taboo-bending, commanding executive drishti of [Rahu in bhava-10] [Vṛścika]
Henry Ford was ever the political champion of Eurocentric folkways, automobiles, and the roadways that supported transport Surya-Karkata.
Dad was a sensible farmer Surya-Karkata.
The patriarch wanted Henry to assume operation of the family's fertile, productive farmland near Detroit, Michigan. In dad's mind, farming was a culturally dignified career. Dad was reputedly not supportive of Henry's aspirations, and let HF know that his outlandish views of the world were wrong. Criticizing [Surya in bhava-6]
After a few years of trying to satisfy his dad's expectations by farming in the tried-and-true way, HF [age 28, Rahu opp] and his wife Clara left the farm permanently. during Guru-Guru svabhukti.
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
sensitively imaginative, soothingly reflective, protectively clairsentient, absorptively routinized, rhythmically meditative, safely interior [Chandra in classroom-12] rules
CAREER - CHANDRA
Newspapers idealized his genius, while downplaying his paranoia and cruelty to workers. School textbooks lavished praise upon HF as the purported inventor of the automobile [he was not, but Rahu-10 can appear so].
HF preached a moralistic gospel of right-living to his thousands-of-workers [Karkata-6] whom he paternalistically policed, and treated with contempt.
Chandra-12 and Surya-6 exchange mutual drishti, suggesting that the parents formed a partnership of opposites, each modeling a different but mutually balanced opposing worldview to their young son Henry Ford.
Chandra in Śrāvaṇa rogesha, suggesting that for the first 12 years of HF's life, both mom and dad would have been sick and overworked with children and farm-duties [Karkata].
Mom's priority - as always for Shravana - would have been the maintenance of an approved, customary reputation. Mom died HF's age 12, while giving birth to HF's younger sibling.
Chandra's ruler [Budha in bhava-6] = parents talking about their grievances, overwork, and arguing.
MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations
Clara Bryant Ford, widely recognized philanthropist with a special mission of aid to mothers and children [Karkata]
Clara Bryant supported HF socially, from their earliest struggling days before HF's industrial ideas bore fruit, until their materially opulent conclusion as one of the wealthiest couples in America.
Clara met social expectations at each stage of their hierarchical ascent [Makara]. She organized a society entertainment programme for each season, and stayed current with the latest fashions.
However, Clara's overt agenda was her independent charity work to aid the laboring masses of Detroit. Her society connections became funding sources for her respected service works, and a prestige invitation from Clara meant that a donation was expected.
Despite being vastly wealthy, HF was compulsively stingy and mean toward his laborers [Shukra-Shani-Guru in Kanya-8] . And they hated him for it.
Clara was effectively HF's enemy . The decent pay of which he deprived [Kanya] his workers and their families, she funneled back into their healthcare and education, via philanthropy.
The marriage was unhappy, as would be expected from Chandra-12 while yuvati-pati Surya occupies 6. They had one child early in the union. Karkata-Surya in 7th-from-Chandra can be morally self-righteous, especially when mistreated.
Gossip about HF's son with his long-time intimate secretary was suppressed. Ironically, Clara's highly effective and honored service-ministry aimed to correct the poverty and disease caused by her husband's factory labor practices.
But in those days, moneyed social rank [Makara] was intimidating, and few complained about this injustice [Harsha Yoga]
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[financial-heritage Magha-2] [navamsha Mangala-Simha]
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
bargaining, alliance-crafting, deal-making, representational [Mangala in bhava-7] rules
CAREER - MANGALA
Kuja rules 3 = automobile engineering, assembly line genius
Kuja receives no incoming drishti, allowing uncomplicated, unconstrained forward action
drive to compete for social regulation, status, position, and decision-making authority
[Mangala-Singha] activates Vṛścika Rahu-10
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandesha-karaka [message] shisya-karaka [student]
[bargaining-contractual Pushya-3] [navamsha Budha-Tula] intuitively explaining describing negotiation bargaining arrangements
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
argumentative, analytical, complaining, strategizing, tactical, exploitive [Budha in bhava-6] rules
CAREER - BUDHA
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[dhanayoga Guru-8 rules 2 + 11]
[much discovery of secret power sources]
[many camouflaged ministries of aid]
[hidden animosity toward servant-employees]
[growth of undisclosed financial assets]
[generosity toward capitalized hidden friends]
[analytical-strategic Chitra-2] [vargottamsha] [navamsha Guru-Kanya] intuitively expansive generously wide-scope political-dramatic preaching
[Atmakaraka expansion, globalism, life-principles, ideology, paradigm of belief, preaching, priesthood]
OUTCOMES - BRIHASPATI
veiled, hidden, secretive, threatening, surgical, healing, discovering, eruptive [Guru in bhava-8] rules
CAREER - GURU
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[luxurious transformations of owned property]
[camouflages aggrieved unfair relationships]
[regulatory-governing Aryaman-2] [navamsha Shukra-Makara]
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
[nīcha] [Yogakaraka rules 4 + 9]
mysterious, entrancing, camouflaged, hidden relationships, undisclosed assets, covert deals, unpublished promises [Shukra-8] rules
CAREER - SHUKRA
Ford was known for his tendency to not disclosure the full scope of his undertakings, particularly his intent to use design schemes that had already failed. [nicha-Shukra, unbalanced arrangements] Ford needed money [Shukra] to build his engines. However, his characteristic mystification led investors to have an incomplete grasp of what they were contractually buying into.
Shukra's Yogakaraka status is a double-edged sword for automobiles.
Because Shukra rules 9 = 6th-from- 4-transport, HF bankrupted some earlier investors.
Yet those who invested when his designs [Shukra] were more mature [Shani] became substantially enriched.
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[staunch resistance to change of complaint status]
[imposes chronic argumentation due to undisclosed grievance]
[contested legitimacy of hidden assets]
[burderned by service-class in-laws]
[must regulate dangerous servants]
[imposes normal social inequities during times of catastrophe]
[camouflaged dry hardening of intestinal flow]
[intimidated by toxic hidden forces]
[obliged to keep medical secrets]
[must hide old disagreements]
[fantasizing-guiding Aryaman-4] [navamsha Shani-Meena]
OUTCOMES - SHANI
classified, obscured, initiated, masked, secretly responsible, threat-governing [Shani in Bhava-8] rules
CAREER - SHANI
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]
[Rahu-10 casts passionately lawful institutional drishti into 2-4-6]
check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy
[regulatory authority based in mixed-culture hidden empowerments]
[fascinating icon of disguised transformation]
[elite captain of exciting explosions]
[amazing identity changes]
[astonishing social rise of penetrators, recyclers, healers, rejuvenators, surgeons]
[reputed for fabulous revolutionary rebirth]
[aligning-balancing Anuradha-3] [navamsha Rahu-Tula]
OUTCOMES - RAHU
Identified with mystical knowledge
Gainful and passionate about identifying with gains
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]
check Ketu's ruler Shukra for compensating agreements despite local household disengagement
[dispersed homeland heritage]
[historically scattered cultural foundations]
[apathetic toward real-estate pricing]
[knowledgeable absentee mother-caretaker]
[neutral witness to financial needs of the local settlements]
[valuable journeys away from the home-folk]
[fluctuating assessments of educational infrastrucuture]
[disinterest in the customary sounds of liturgical worship]
[passively fixated on ambitiously secretive-emerging Rahu-Vṛścika-10 leaders, commanders, iconic-figures, bosses, hierarchs]
[inventive-pioneering Rohiṇī-1] [navamsha Ketu-Mesha]
OUTCOMES - KETU
socialite, manager, philanthropist
Mrs. Clara Bryant Ford
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