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drama-model * entrepreneur of luxury perfumes, jewelry * AIDS philanthropist

Eight Marriages = Seven Divorces

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Hollywood dramatist

Fashion Model

Cultural Icon

Luxury commerce

Elizabeth Taylor

a.k.a. Elisheba Rachel Taylor

a.k.a. Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor

Earth-birth Saturday-27-Feb-1932

dematerialization 23-Mar-2011


dramatist + fashion model + philanthropist + luxury-goods commerce * 1932-2011 * Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya

charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama

born on day-7 Saptami of Krishna Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Arudra-Orion * Trinetra

BPL commentary

For Arudra - Orion births of a feminine valence, the disposition of mesmerizing, hypnotic, shadowy, exciting, passionate, ambitious, opportunistic, privilege-seeking Professor Rahu may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Rahu-ruled paradigm of Rudhira, exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, fascinators, mesmerizers, privilege-seekers, impostors, rogues, intensifiers of passion and desire, self-proclaimers, self-promoters, agents-provocateur, charlatans, masters of smoke and oils, and entrancingly ambitious persons may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from Orion. Their purpose is to communicate the passionate animal vitality via stormy, turbulent, swaying, exciting gesture and signal.

Passionately Communicative

Rahu-ruled Arudra - Orion ladies have stormy temperament. They may be considered capricious, inconsistent, and demanding. Often they are found in sensuous, writhing, twisting, fascinating roles. Mesmerizing dancers, they use the communicative signaling of hands, shoulders, legs, hips, and pelvic thrust to great advantage.

Depending upon Arudra - Orion's social environment, their seductive appeal may express as private or public When professionalized, Tiruvaatira-born may be stage performers of high excellence, who send waves of desire (Rahu) through an audience numbering one or one-million.

Rahu-ruled Arudra-Orion displays the animal intensity of the storm. Arudra women often are blessed with the capacity to regenerate their physical vitality and recreate their persona.

Arudra - Orion women are often the diva type who are sensuously clever (Rahu) verbally quick, and impatient with those who are less communicatively responsive. Thiruvaathira-born may be gifted in handcraft, commerce, painting, descriptive writing, evocative song-writing, and the arts of seductive imagery such as photography, costume, and arts-of-style (Budha).

Themes of stimulating signal patterns, passionate messaging, volatility, intense cycles of attraction-and-repulsion, and stormy outbursts may contextualize Arudra - Orion's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Arudra - Orion.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra, p 93.

"A critical fault-finding disposition is apparently conferred ...

Her disagreeable disposition,

coupled with a sarcastic manner and speech,

  • makes it difficult for other people to tolerate her.

Although she is extremely clever in her conversation

and many people will be impressed by her speech,

  • while still disliking her.

She is extravagant to the point of wastefulness,

  • but on herself rather than on others,

  • although at times she will be grudgingly generous
  • to those with whom she comes in contact.

She has weak lungs and should be careful of colds and coughs,

  • as there is a tendency towards tuberculosis."


Biographical events matched to Vimshottari Dasha


Elizabeth Taylor * Elisheba Rachel * working, age 15 in 1947


1950 = Taylor's first marriage, staged by her cinematic studio bosses (ET age 18)


Elizabeth Taylor and Welsh actor husband Richard Burton in the mid-1960's

Guru Mahadasha * age birth until age 6

27-Feb-1932 Earth-birth in Golders Green, London, Essex, England * Guru-Zukra bhukti * uttama Zukra-yuti-Rahu

1937 (ERT age 5) expecting trouble from the rising Nazi regime, her well-connected family (7th-from-Chandra-5 = 11) moves to Los Angeles from their London residence. Elisheba is soon hired by associates of her parents who operate the cinematic drama studios * Guru-Rahu chidradasha * uttama Zukra-yuti-Rahu

Shani mahadasha * age 6 until age 25

1939 (ERT age 7) First full-time theatrical work contract * Shani-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 9 = 5th-from-5th + Shani rules 5th-from-Chandra drama

06-May-1950 (ERT age 18) exchange of vows in marriage-1 with hotel heir Conrad Hilton. Studio-arranged publicity wedding. No offspring. Div. 29-Jan-1951 * Shani-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules navamsha-7 * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Meena-Kanya * contact radical R-K

Nov-1952 until Nov-1955 Janma Sade-Sati via Thula-5

21-Feb-1952 (ERT age 19 + MW age 39) exchange of vows in marriage-2 with British dramatist Michael Wilding * Shani-Rahu bhukti ++ Sade-Sati * samchara R-K via Kumbha-Simha contact navamsha R-K

06-Jan-1953 (ERT age 20) celebrated the birth of child-1 * Shani-Rahu bhukti ++ Sade-Sati

002-Feb-1957 (ERT age 24 + MT age 47) exchange of vows in marriage-3 with cinematic producer Mike Todd (a.k.a. Avrom Hirsch Goldbogen) * Shani-Guru chidradasha * Guru rules Zukra-yuti-Rahu -10 public displays * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vrischika-Urisha

Budha Mahadasha * age 25 until age 42

22-Mar-1958 (ERT age 26) sudden death of husband-3 Mike Todd (airplane crash) * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha rules Ketu-4 transportation

1959 (ERT age 27) public doctrinal conversion from Christian Science to Judaism * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha in bhava-9 = lagnesha identity

12-May-1959 (ERT age 27) exchange of vows in marriage-4 to popular singer Eddie Fisher (a.k.a. Edwin Tisch) * Budha-Budha swabhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu : via Kanya-Meena contact radical R-K

1515-Mar-1964 (ERT age 32) exchange of vows in marriage-5 to dramatist Richard Burton * Budha-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules navamsha-7 * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Mithuna-Dhanau contact Mithunaya lagna

20-Nov-1968 (ERT age 36) grieved decease of father * Budha-Rahu bhukti * Rahu gives effect of Guru pitrakaraka dhanapati-2 from Surya

Ketu Mahadasha * age 42 until age 49

Apr-1971 until Jun-1973 = 1973 = Shani Ashtamsha via Urisha-12

10-Oct-1975 (ERT age 43) exchange of vows in marriage-6 * re-marriage to dramatist Richard Burton * Ketu-Zukra bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vrischika-Urisha

04-Dec-1976 (ERT age 44) exchange of vows in vows inmarriage-7 to USA-Senator from Virginia, John Warner * Ketu-Mangala bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Thula-Mesha contact Chandra-Thula

Zukra Mahadasha * age 48.9 until age 68.9

Oct-1982 until Dec-1984 Janma Sade-Sati via Thula-5

07-Nov-1982 divorce from Senator Warner * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti * Zukra rules 12 = 6th-from-7th adveresaries of marriage ++ Sade-Sati

06-Oct-1991 (ERT age 59) exchange of vows in marriage-8 * having met him during treatment at the Betty Ford Clinic, ERT married construction equipment operator Larry Fortensky * Zukra-Guru bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu : via Dhanusha-Mithuna * contact Mithunaya lagna

11-Sep-1994 (ERT age 62) grieved the decease of mother * Zukra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 4th-from-Chandra * end-of-things for mother (4th-from may signify the passage of a very elderly parent = mom was 99)

Surya Mahadasha * age 68.9 until age 74.9

Jun-2000 until Jul-2002 = Shani Ashtamsha via Urisha-12

Chandra Mahadasha * age 75 until decease age 85

23-Mar-2011 dematerialization (ERT age 85) * Chandra-Guru bhukti * Guru maraka rules-7 ++ Sade-Sati

Distinctive features of the Nativity


12-May-1959 wedding #4 (Elisheba's age 27) to popular singer Eddie Fisher (Edwin Tisch)

ET promo photo for A Place in the Sun, 1950


Elizabeth Taylor age-12 acting in the hugely popular cinematic drama "National Velvet"

Surya * pitri-karaka (father) * jyoti-karaka (light)

  • Surya-Kumbha * Arka * the radiator * radio * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the linking networked connecting rashi of Shani
  • Surya in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * center of sacred teachings * intelligence for patronage * brightly preaching * focus on beliefs * philosophical entitlements * self-righteous father * eye on worldview * confident ideologue * sparkling center of the doctrinal drama
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational * bright messenger * entitled to discuss * creatively intelligent sibling-cohort * discursive father-figure * gestures conduct the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly descriptive * articulate in drama * skillful game-player * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals * narrative of power-politics * recites love poems * describes divine romance
  • Surya-yuti-Kuja * confidently progressive * bright warrior * moves in alignment with the spiritual rays of the Sun * creatively intelligent brother-figures * self-reflexive political pursuits * champion of brilliant ideals * competitive father-figure * entitled to conquer * focused on winning * radiantly pioneering

Surya in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * Surya rules 3-commerce.


Dad = an international (9) art salesman. His business started in Golders Green, London. After moving to Los Angeles to escape the Nazi regime, Dad maintained a gallery shop in the lobby of the upmarket Beverly Hills Hotel..His other revenue stream = his daughter's cinema work.


Surya in bhava-9 rules 3-publications ++ casts drishti into 3-communications .

ERT's personal life provided her adoring-and-scorning audience (3) with decades of cinema (3) fashion modeling (3) + tabloid fodder (3, newspapers).

Mangala rogesha casts a vigorous drishti into 3-magazines

In addition to her gift for publication of scandal, ERT earned worldwide media fame = Zukra-Rahu rules-5-charisma. Renowned for her work in drama = Rahu-10th navamsha-Simha. ++ her theatrical talents (5) +++ fashion-modeling acumen (3)

more than 50 celebrated movie performances

Chandra * matrikaraka (mother) * garha-karaka (village)

  • Chandra-Thula * comforted by ritual negotiation of agreements
  • Chandra in Visaka-Radha * soothed by expansive shocks * protectors of widening energy channels * needs root-splitting growth surge
  • Chandra in classroom-5 * comfortable with politics * familiar with speculation * intelligent confident mother * soothed by playing games * charmed by children * needs applause * sensitive to center-stage roles * nourished by self-expression * feels entitled * attuned to romantic emotion * settled into the rhythm of artistic performance * routinely seeks amusement * calmed by admiration * undulating celebrity


Mom = Sara Warmbrodt (born in Kansas, 1895-1994). Before her children were born, mom worked as a professional actress under the stage name of Sara Sothern = Chandra-in-bhava-5 .

Although her theatrical career ended after marriage, The Momager remained connected to the drama world. She managed young Elizabeth's career as a full-time occupation. Chandra occupies 3rd-from-3rd management

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership expecttions

7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-11 = earnings, friendship, community, goals
  • Meza = new beginnings, masculine force, championship, domination
  • spouse-1 = hotel heir + socialite Conrad Hilton
  • Enduring only 8-months, was said to have been an abusive, dominating relationship

8th-from 7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-6 = epilepsy, jealousy, toxic conditions
  • Vrischika = penetrating energies, transformation of identity, shocks
  • spouse-2 British actor Michael Wilding
  • (ERT age 19 + MW age 39) Said to have been a manipulative, controlling, abusive relationship

3rd-from 7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-1 = identity, physical appearance
  • Mithunaya = business, scripts, communications, sales, advertising
  • spouse-3 = commercial promoter, Avrom Hirsch Goldbogen a.k.a. Mike Todd
  • (ERT age 24 + MT age 47) third marriage for both parties. Enduring for 13 months, was said to have been a media-oriented alliance which successfully promoted ERT's career

10th-from 7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-8 = extramarital adventures, secrecy, eruption of unexpected force
  • Makara = public reputation, dignity, lawfulness
  • spouse-4 famed singer Edwin Tisch a.k.a. Eddie Fisher
  • crooner Eddie Fisher was Mike Todd's best friend. Scandal (8) due to Fisher being married to ERT's best friend at the time of the affair

5th-from 7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-3 = cinema, cohort, ensemble groups, photographs, magazines, advertising, messaging
  • Simha = celebrity, drama, flamboyance
  • spouse-5 = international celebrity Welsh dramatist Richard Burton
  • As a super-celebrity couple, ERT + RB became a staple of the tabloid magazine industry. Thw publicity (3) greatly promoted both of their Hollywood careers

12th-from-7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-10 = public reputation, dignity = contains the beautiful, sensual, passionate pair Rahu-yuti-Zukra-uttama
  • Meena = imagination, fantasy, bedroom, private environments
  • spouse-6= re-marriage to Richard Burton
  • = hyper-publicized (10), but short-lived

7th-from 7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-5 = politics = contains Chandra-Thula
  • Thula = arrangements, agreements, alliances, deal-making, trades
  • spouse-7 = politician 30-year USA Senator John Warner
  • ERT reported that after the excitement of Warner's election campaign had ended, the life of a political wife = dull and boring. Benefitting from the publicity of his exceptionally famous spouse-2, Warner subsequently held his Senate seat for 5 terms = 30 years

2nd-from 7th from Chandra-in-bhava-5

  • bhava-12 = hospitals, stupor, sleep, sanctuary, invisibility, enclosure
  • Urisha = sensual pleasures, treasury, assets, face, eyes
  • spouse-8 Larry Fortensky = building construction outdoor equipment operator
  • ERT age 59 + LF age 39.
  • Zukra-10 rules 12. Fabulous media-hype wedding at the Neverland Ranch home of ERT's dear friend King of Pop 1958-2009 Thriller Michael J. Jackson
  • The union endured legally for five years. Mr. Fortensky suffered frequent hospitalizations + drug-related arrests. He was alienated from his family. Despite largesse from ERT, he was reported to be in financial distress.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka (brother) * virya-karaka (virile)

ashtangata harana * asta

  • Mangala-Kumbha * vigorous pursuit of community activism * warrior for economic progress * proactive linking * push toward regulated systems * pursues profitable roles * spearhead of mass interconnectivity * futuristic thrust * dominating energy in social networking * conquest of marketplace interactions * champion of distributed associations
  • Mangala in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * drive toward doctrine * champion of paradigmatic belief * pursuit of patronage * dynamic preaching * philosophy of conquest * aggressive or sexualized paternal energies * dominating military father-figures * challenging paternal behavior
  • Kuja-yuti-Surya * kinetic creativity * glorious innovator * high-energy confidence * dynamic genius * dominating force joins willful charm * competitive politics * brilliant winner * physically active father-figure * vigorous theatrical display
  • Kuja-yuti-Budha * communicative competitions * energized signaling * dynamic reporting * clipped speech patterns * abrupt announcements * masculine messaging patterns * pushes toward direct commands * forward thrusting gestures * incisive speech * forceful writing

Kuja rogesha casts a vigorous drishti into 3-magazines = constant news stories about ERT's marital disputes, divorces, drug addictions, ailments.

Mangala ashtangata harana * asta afflicts the first marriage due to Kuja rules 7th-from-Chandra-Thula


Mangala in bhava-9 rules-11 = 11th-from-11th suggests extraordinary economic earnings (11)

vigorous participation in the sangha (9).

  • ERT was active with Jewish political and charitable organizations


Mangala rogesha supervises injuries, accidents, self-medication, remedies

Budha * jamayah-karaka (sibling) * sandeza-karaka (message) * zisya-karaka (student)

lagnesha for Mithunaya radical lagna

  • Budha-Kumbha * connecting communications * systematic pronouncements * articulation of social-scientific networks * descriptive inter-webbed definitions * diagrams the marketplace linkages *futuristic conversations * messages about communities * discusses economic transactions * explains social participation linkage * large-scale logic * skilled weaving * deft knitting * hands-arms-shoulders make connective gestures
  • Budha in bhava-9 * narrative of father-figure * witty guru * celebrated fortunes * repeats the catechism * reiterates the doctrine * skillful grandchildren * discusses patronage * detailed articulation of worldview * explains the paradigm of belief * talks about sacred texts * examines the dharma * interprets theoretical claims * delivers quick sermons * logical investigations into philosophical truths * chatty priests * religious dialogues
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * amusing explanations * entertaining chatter * central roles in communication * brightly clear descriptions * dramatic enunciation * confidently delivers instruction * articulation of radiant certainty * political messenger * talkative father-figures
  • Budha-yuti-Mangala * competitive communications * scripted actions * impatient conversations * potential for sexualized messaging * penetrating explanations * direct instruction * signals forward action * pioneering movement * outspoken opinions * talkative brother-figures

Budha in bhava-9 rules bhava-1 Mithunaya Karakamsha = physical appearance

Busy Budha rules the radical Mithunaya-Mriga lagna = charitable, celebrity, humanitarian, philosophical 9th-from-Chandra

Budha-yuti-Surya drishti-into-3 Simha = commercial success (3) = designing and selling social-mobility marker luxury goods

Guru * dhava-karaka (husband) * bahuta-karaka (variety)

  • Guru-Karkata * uttama * big shelters * various caretakers * many provisions * benevolent routines * believes in defense * permission to protect * expansive patriotism * broad understanding of local cultures * develops gardens * prosperous settlements * multiple dwellings * many patronizing parent-figures
  • Guru in bhava-2 * much hoard * many songs * many stories * extensive history * generous reserves * several genetic lines * many accumulated goods * numerous languages * expansive eyes * many voices * many valuations * extensive accounts * grows the family lineage * optimistic heritage * believes in historic conservation * patron of speech-and-song * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be a keeper-collector-preserver


Guru-Karkata yuvathipathi occupies 8th-from-7

= many recyclings, many turns of the wheel of marital identity change. Guru's expansive, optimistic drishti enters the Rahu-Zukra pair.


Eight marriage ceremonies. Guru dhava-karaka indicates husband(s).


Fortune via the eyes = Guru-Karkata * uttama occupies 10th-from-Chandra-5 drama

Generous Guru rules career 7-10 from Mithunaya-lagna

uttama-Guru-2 = face, voice, eyes

  • In the era of color cinematography (and well before the era of colored contact-lenses!) ERT's best-known (10th-from-Chandra) feature = her dazzling violet-colored eyes.
  • Not a classic stage actress. She rarely performed off camera, since her eyes were so important to her exotic dramatic persona.

  • ERT acted only in cinema which could close-up on her face-and-eyes.
  • She also flourished as a close-up photographic fashion-model.


Guru-2 food rules the health-challenging 3+6 from Chandra.

  • Emotional issues gravitating into physical distress.
  • Weight fluctuations
  • Likely undiagnosed food allergies.


Rahu in bhava-10 drishti into Guru-2 much amplifies the generosity of Benevolent Brihaspati

During the later decades of her life, ERT was widely known for her philanthropic AIDS activism on behalf of ostracized, suffering, stigmatized gay men.

Extensive charitable giving

  • In her later decades during Zukra Mahadasha + Surya Mahadasha + Chandra Mahadasha, ERT became a tireless charitable supporter of the outcast, impoverished, and ostracized victims of the AIDS disease.

Zukra * kalatra-karaka * svadhu-karaka

  • Zukra-Meena * uttama * appreciation of music * likes fantasy * often looks beautiful * envisions harmony * prefers an imaginative partner * attracted to dreamy artists * intuitively balanced designs * sensual feet * bargains for sanctuary * enjoys symbolic clairsentience * contemplative aesthetic
  • Zukra-10 * seeks pleasure via regulated order * enjoys lawful alliances * icon of gracious balance * authoritative feminine-figures * harmonious governance * fair laws * institutional finance * appreciation of order * in a husbandly nativity, wife-figure may hold an elite social position
  • Zukra-yuti-Rahu * sweetened adventure * gracious ambition * appreciation for opportunities * thrilling negotiations * passionate sensuality * over-reaching agreements * exceptional beauty * enjoys cultural mixing * barrier-bending relationships * unorthodox arrangements * diplomatic equity balances exhilarating chance * risk-rewarding contracts * unconventionally attractive * pleasantly mesmerizing appearance * prefers exciting partners

PUBLIC DELUSION RAHU-10 = high-profile fascinating glamorous MYSTERIOUS (8)

despite high pressure socially + health stress, ERT's long life (Shani-8) was perceived by the fascinated (Rahu) public as magnificently excessive (uttama-Guru),

Her iconic image represented having it all, with few limits on romance, children, sensual pleasure, material assets =

  • revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra


Stunning Beauty ++ Shocking Risk

super-beautiful, mesmerizingly attractive Zukra-yuti-Rahu rules 10th navamsha Thula

  • highly amplified uttama-Zukra-ruled attraction * akarshana
  • For decades in the western popular press, ERT was hailed as the most beautiful woman in the world
  • Similar entitlement later ascribed to Devdas 1973- drama-fashion Aishwarya Rai .

Compare to Ring of Fire 1932-2003 rockabilly Johnny Cash , who was born one day previous to ERT . Although JC was not a beauty icon, his persona emitted a similarly sensual mix of uttama-Zukra-yuti-Rahu = mutual drishti = uttama-Guru

The fascinating narrative of accusation scandals, contentious litigations, medical suffering, and other RAHU-MAGNIFIED imbalances formed a key element of her lifelong iconic influence.


Zukra-yuti-Rahu rules the emotionally catalytic, identity-transformative, widow-maker the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra

ERT's elite (10) decades-long top celebrity status derived from her beauty + dramatic talent along with public fascination (Rahu) regarding the rapid turnover of her marriages + extramarital seduction scandals (Rahu).

Zukra-yuti-Rahu in bhava-10 * allowed her to break most marriage conventions (Rahu) and look good doing it (uttam-Zukra + uttama-Guru).

Zukra-yuti-Rahu the Amplifier * The mutual aspect of Rahu-Guru naturally expands (Guru) and mottles (Rahu) an aura (Guru) of speckled bright light around her.


Zukra-yuti-Rahu = occupies 6th-from-Chandra -5

dusthamsha angles toward Chandra

  • career work 10 = inherently adversarial to emotional well-being.
  • The more exciting became the high-visibility public roles, the more compromised became basic security, comforting routines, belongingness (Chandra)
  • Also a challenge for motherhood (Chandra) during a multi-decade cinematic production career.


ET suffered from painful disease conditions throughout her adulthood, including spinal scoliosis.

Her miseries included multiple divorces (6) + other toxic relationships.

ET liberally self-medicated with alcohol + pain-killer drugs.

She was known as a regular customer of rehabilitation spa facilities.


ceaseless health challenges = nearly 40 surgeries ranging from hip replacements to the removal of a brain tumor.

Zukra-yuti-Rahu rules 12-Urisha = 12 hospitalization = 8th-from-Chandra = surgeries

  • According to Wikipedia," In November 2004, Taylor announced that she had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, a progressive condition in which the heart is too weak to pump sufficient blood throughout the body, particularly to the lower extremities: the ankles and feet. She has broken her back five times, had both her hips replaced, survived a benign brain tumor operation, skin cancer, and has faced life-threatening bouts with pneumonia twice. She is reclusive and sometimes fails to make scheduled appearances due to illness or other personal reasons. She now uses a wheelchair and when asked about it she said that she has Osteoporosis and was born with scoliosis. "


Rahu-Zukra are located in 6th-from-Chandra signaling addiction along with notable lifetime disease and pain.

The tension between Chandra-5 and Zura-Rahu-10 provides many emotionally motivated disorders include marriage disorders (Zukra) = imbalance between individuality (5) and public symbolic roles (10).


Sweets-seeking Zukra occupies the emotionally conflicted and self-medicating 6th-from-Chandra suggests behavioral addictions or substance addictions

  • addictive, toxic, emotionally-adversarial relationships (Zukra)
  • conflict-numbing sweetening practices

Addiction along with notable lifetime disease and pain; Rahu-Zukra expanded by Guru drishti in 6th-from-Chandra

When Professor Bhrigu's classroom is located in 6th-from any lagna, matters of that lagna become conflicted in reference to Zukra's empowerments of luxury, sensuality, beauty, and treasury.

  • For ERT, the site of conflict is self-medication to address various types of psycho-physical pain (suffering based in Chandra) .

COMMERCE * luxury goods

businesswoman Zukra ruler of 3rd-from-3rd, uttama-Zukra ++ ambitious-Rahu-10

  • Mutual aspect of Zukra-influenced-Rahu +++ uttama-Guru
  • involving uttama-Zukra = theme of excessive sensual luxury = maximized

JEWELS * PEFUMES * LUXURY * mesmerizing SPARKLING attractions

daityaguru Zukra -Laxmi (luxury) = gains of extraordinary strength

Bright Brighu = five senses = scent, touch, visual beauty, taste, musical sound

Among the significations of Zukra = the many fascinating (Rahu) sensualities of her public career = marriages, treasures, luxuries, jewels, perfumes, fine textiles, attractions * akarshana

Shani * duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)

  • Shani-Makara - Draco * heavy old institutions * obliged to conform to the time-clock * rigidly ranked hierarchies * strict regimes * pressure to complete socially required duties * structural compression upon knees-calves-skeleton * strictly imposed protocols * must normalize old rules * unyielding pressure of public judgment * class-conscious elders * punitive regulators * must endure proletarian manners * must continue to work * scarce building resources
  • Shani in Bhava-8 * steady time-structured transformations * socially imposed secret identity * resists inexorable change of the old order * must regenerate while maintaining the system * cautiously conventional initiations * tense renewals * required surgeries * fear of eruptions * chronic trauma patterns * pressures on the hidden mechanisms of sexual-reproduction * fears revelation of mysteries * pushback against emerging new cycles * disaster fatigue * martial law * dry rigidity limits rejuvenation * frugal in-laws * elders preserve undisclosed assets


Shani in Bhava-8 occupies the parental, home-based, established, foundational 4th-from-Chandra

Shani mahadasha * age 6 until age 25

Harshly time-scheduled, early-onset Shani Mahadasha

Mother = theatrical-performance taskmaster = Shani drishti into Chandra-5

  • Her mother (former stage actress Sara Sothern) = ERT's stage-manager = Chandra in 3rd-from-3rd management, administration, meetings, scripts, schedules.

Shani-8 drishti upon unconditional-love Chandra-5 = harsh early parenting with conditional acceptance granted on basis of material production.

  • Generating her own children on the expected time-schedule (early 20's) was also a performance expectation in her era.
  • She did the work.

Shani = discipline of craft, structure of work.

Child-actress ERT began her serious, sober, demanding, and well-rewarded work at the onset of Shani Mahadasha.

Other children were reading stories in schoolrooms but she was working full time in cinema studios.

  • "I never could kick up my heels like other kids; there were too many restraints," Taylor wrote in her 1988 memoir "My life was overscheduled and over-disciplined."

ERT often claimed that she never had a childhood.

  • As an adult, ERT bonded with those who shared her missing-childhood resentments. Among her best friends later in life = King of Pop 1958-2009 Thriller Michael J. Jackson who also began full-time performance contract work at age-5.
  • She claimed that unlike most celebrities, she understood and respected working-class people, including her 7th husband the construction equipment operator. Her empathy arose from childhood experience of relentless discipline and sleep deprivation enforced by the timeclock.

ERT suffered lifelong emotional tension of conditional-approval

IMPACT OF Shani drishti

Shani in Bhava-8 in somber, hard-working Makara; discipline required to earn emotional security; childhood labor

Shani drishti constricts

  1. bhava-10 Zukra-Rahu = fascinating beauty, thrilling boundary-breeching attractions = 8th-from-Chandra

  2. bhava-2 expansive uttama-Guru = face-eyes-voice-mouth = 10th-from-Chandra

  3. bhava-5 containing Chandra = familiar-face, mothering, comfort, creativity +++ long-living mother

At age 7, ERT began working under contract. Work ethic was widely respected in the film industry during her professional years.

The talented child matured into a beguiling teenager then a splendidly beautiful woman.

harsh social-approval drishti upon Chandra-5 creative performance = work to earn approval of her mom Sara, the stage mother + task-master.

  • Mom remained as an agent of structure + creativity until mom died aged 99.

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

  • Rahu-Meena * shimmering illusion of immersion * craving for symbolic guidance * extravagant imagination * mirage of dreamlike wisdom * mesmerizing aura of concealing fog * mask of Other-Worldly wisdom * fascinating prayers * extraordinary ancestor guides * fabulous clairsentience * intriguing sleep-states * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of deep trance * exceptional private intuition * unorthodox interior guidance * seeks privilege via contemplative-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-10 * passion for leadership power * in swabhava of Sober Shani, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous executive decisions * thrilled by iconic status * craves symbolic importance * hungers for regulatory authority * outsider who cleverly insinuates into lawful governance * cleverly challenges official rules * mesmerizing ascent to high social status * may pose as a boss * shimmering smoky illusion of legitimate power * trespasses cultural limits of old hierarchies * boundary-breeching hunger for commanding roles * ambition for elite rank * desires to hold a respected position * opportunistic climb to top of the corporate pyramid * culturally-mixed reputation * ambition of the father's family
  • Rahu-yuti-Zukra * amplified attractions * magnified beauty * exotic taste * tricky partners * opportunistic feminine-figures * fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of luxurious pleasure * strange-and-wonderful designs * thrilling relationships * barrier-bending brokerage * unusual contracts * hypnotic arrangements * gracious balance of cross-cultural mixing * entrancing music


uttama-Guru karmesha ++ quick ascending Rahu-Meena-10 = mutual aspect to Guru

ERT held the cinematic limelight = camera-focus upon her physical visage endured from her early childhood until dematerialization age 85.

SHIMMERING SUPREME (10) BEAUTY uttama- Zukra-yuti-Rahu-10

After the Shani Mahadasha age 5-24 and the subsequent Budha bhukti 24-40, ERT remained in the public eye -- even when most actresses of her vintage had long since retired.


ERT's lifestyle remained perpetually fascinating due to Rahu-yuti-uttama-Zukra in the peak of public visibility bhava-10.

But bhava-10 is also the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra , suggesting that much of the fascination was focused upon her mysterious ability to break marriage conventions.


The next generation of American women who married in the 1960's and later were able to divorce-and-remarry with ease, due in part to the pioneering imagery generated by ERT.

Ketu * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Kanya * humbly dissociates from accusatory complaints * incomplete service * empty disagreements * odd arguments * not limited by stigmatized conditions * ignores restriction on helpfulness * eccentric service to the disadvantaged * releases a living green cloud of servitude into the misty abyss , not limited by stigmatized status
  • Ketu in classroom-4 * ambivalent toward the cultural foundations * absentee mother-figure * disregards local customs * dissolved property boundaries * wanders from the ancestral home * often away * ignores conventional schooling * irrelevance of habitual folkways * surrenders nationality * dismisses the parents * abandons the established routines * may prefer to live free from fixed roots

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