only search B.P. Lama Jyotishavidya


Drama and Song




born five months after

born three months after

born two months after

Musical collaborator with



musical recording artist

theatrical performer


fashion designer

Celine Dion

a.k.a. Céline Marie Claudette Dion

a.k.a. Céline Angélil

Earth-birth Saturday-30-Mar-1968



theatrical entertainer


1968 -

Céline Marie Claudette Dion

birth data from

tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotisha to 31-Mar-1968

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

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativity

Purvaphalguni * Yoni

BPL commentary

For Purvaphalguni * Yoni * births of a feminine valence, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, arranging, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Beautiful Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Shukra-ruled paradigm of Vutavabana, feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, contracts, bargains, sensual pleasures, lovers, artistic beauty, luxurious scents, treasuries, financial arrangements, and music, may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Zosma. Their purpose is to dramatize, glamorize, and politicize the grand theatrical values of creative life.

Diplomatic charm

Shukra-ruled Purvaphalguni ladies are often the diva type. Yoni-born are found in the sparkling bright worlds of political diplomacy, romance, entertainment, speculative finance, performance arts, and fashion design. Women born into a nakshatra of Shukra are often blessed by a special aptitude for music, beauty, treasuries, ornaments, design arts, and financial affairs.

Yoni-born are happiest when playing musical instruments, dancing on the theatrical stage, or performing a richly costumed dramatic role for an appreciative audience, Delighted by spectacle and applause, they glitter and radiate at parties, creative events, political campaigns, and games..

Depending upon the placements of dhanakaraka Shukra and dhana=pati Budha, the Purvarjuni-born may also display financial intelligence, deal-brokering ability, and glamour in romantic relationships. Queenly and self-referential, they require equity in marriage and business contracts. Honesty is deeply important to them. Yet, due to Shukra's bargaining nature, the insult of disloyalty may be balanced by financial compensation.

Like all Shukra-governed births, Bhagadaivata-born must take care to avoid the misuse of drugs and alcohol. Political and creative success depends upon the charisma of lagnesha Surya. Financial success depends upon the dual-dhanakaraka Shukra and Budha.

Themes of theatrical celebrity, lavish musical entertainments, arts and fashion, and financial agreements may contextualize Pubba's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra-Purvaphalguni.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 95

"... an oval face, whose features are well proportioned

  • and a quiet, well modulated voice, soft and cultured.
She is modest and unassuming
  • but has a strong and fine character beneath her quiet demeanor.

Very hospitable and sociable, she likes to meet people

  • and is interested in what they have to say and in their troubles.

She likes to sew or embroider

  • and is often occupied with such tasks.

She also is keenly interested in occult subjects

  • And likes to listen to discussions on these matters and to read about them.

She is scrupulous in her obligations

  • and a favor done to her will always be repaid promptly with something else added."


Celine Dion in early career phase


Celine Dion as a pre-teen singer


CD as a singing teenager


Celine Dion wearing a much-commented wedding head-dress on the day of vows, 17-Dec-1994


Celine Dion with her husband Rene Angelil in younger days


2013 Chanteuse Canadienne Celine Dion (CD age 45)


Celine Dion collaborating with Yentl 1942- drama-song-activist Barbra Streisand

DionCeline_photo2.PNGBiographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha Calendar

Ketu Mahadasha * age birth until age 2.9

Jun-1968 until May-1971 Janma Sade-Sati Mesha

30-Mar-1968 Earth-birth in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada. Born into a family of musicians. She was bullied as a child due to her long, misshapen teeth, called Canine Dion * Ketu-Guru bhukti

Shukra Mahadasha * age age 2.9 until age 22.9

1973 (CD age 5) accidentally hit by a truck. Fractured skull with week-long coma. After recovery, she began to sing for patrons in her parents' tavern.* Shukra-Shukra svabhukti

1980 (CD age 12) According to wikipedia, "Dion first met her husband and manager, René Angélil in 1980, when she was 12 and he was 38..." * Shukra-Rahu bhukti

Mar-1983 (CD age 15) begin (with Angelil) Les Production Feeling, Inc. music production company * Shukra-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 5-entertainments

1988 (CD age 18) begins romantic relationship with Angelil * Shukra-Budha bhukti * Budha activates Kanya svamsha

1990 begin Nickels a popular Canadian restaurant franchise (left the company in 1997) * Shukra-Ketu chidra-dasha * Ketu-2 restaurant/restoration, 2-food

Surya Mahadasha * age 22.9 until age 28.9

17-Dec-1994 (CD age 26 + RA age 52) exchange vows of marriage with her manager, René Angélil * Surya-Budha bhukti * Budha activates Kanya svamsha * gochara R-K Tula-Mesha contact Chandra-Mesha

Chandra Mahadasha * age 28.9 until age 38.9

Apr-1998 until Jun-2000 Janma Sade-Sati Mesha

1998 (CD age 30) first cancer diagnosis for husband, Rene Angelil * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * Shani-yuti-Rahu-8 ++ Sade-Sati

05-Jan-2000 (CD age 32) formal renewal of wedding vows in Las Vegas * Chandra-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 2nd-from-7 = next-step avowal ++ Sade-Sati

25-Jan-2001 (CD age 33) celebrated the birth of child-1 * Chandra-Guru bhukti

2002 (CD age 34) begins the popular and profitable 10-year residency contract for regular Las Vegas performances * Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 7-contracts * Shani non-moving, fixed

2003 (CD age 35) begin Celine Dion Parfums profitable luxury-goods business * Chandra-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 11-profits

30-Nov-2003 (CD age 35) grieved the decease of father * Chandra-Budha bhukti * pitrimaraka Budha activates 7th-from-Surya

Mangala Mahadasha * age 38.9 until age 45.9

2008 (CD age 40) begin (with Angelil) new business, funding the restoration of the Le Mirage golf club. Celine is a longtime golfer. The investment paid handsomely. * Mangala-Guru bhukti * Guru-1 physicality activates 5 = 3rd-from-3rd business

23-Oct-2010 (CD age 42.5) celebrated the birth of twin-sons via IVF * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha-yuti-Shukra * Shukra activates 7th-from-Chandra, second childbirth

2011 (CD age 43) renewed a second, 10-year Las Vegas performance residency contract * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 11-revenues

Rahu Mahadasha * age 45.9 until age 63.9

14-Jan-2016 (CD age 48) grieved the decease of husband Angelil * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti

16-Jan-2016 (CD age 48) grieved the decease of elder brother * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti

22-Mar-2018 (CD age 50) management company announces her ear-tube surgery to correct irregular hearing * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 8-surgeries

Nov-2018 (CD age 50) begin Celinununu gender-neutral children's clothing line * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 5-fashion

2019 (CD age 51) HNWI estimated 700M_USD * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 8-undisclosed assets

Guru Mahadasha * age 63.9 until age 79.9

Jun-2027 until Aug-2029 Janma Sade-Sati Mesha

Shani mahadasha * age 79.9 until age 98.9

Apr-2057 until Jun-2059 Janma Sade-Sati Mesha

Budha Mahadasha * age 98.9 until age 115.9

Distinctive features of the Nativity


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

[kinetic lagnesha for Simha indriya-lagna]

[camouflaged center of intuitively reborn identity] [intelligence for contemplative crisis] [charismatic identity pushes invisible transformative change] [mysteriously imagined father]





[Surya-8 parivartamsha Guru-1]

[Sparkling Surya activates Simha Svamsha]

  • Surya-Meena * Bhaskara * the illuminator * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the expansively visionary rashi of Brihaspati
  • Surya in bhava-8 * center of revelation * spectacular explosions * heart of rebirth * splendid emergence * intelligence for trauma healing * political secrecy * confident rejuvenation * brightly transformative * focus on discovery * initiatory entitlements * eye on hidden assets * sparkling center of mystery * father may be healer-undercover-disguised
  • [Surya-yuti-Shani] confidently lawful * bright regulator * entitled to impose order * politically intelligent authority-figures * radiantly hierarchical * sober father-figure * cautiously orderly expression of the spiritual rays of the Sun * limited entertainments * creatively disciplined
  • [Surya-yuti-Rahu] confidently opportunistic * bright mesmerizer * passion for creative culture-mixing * boundary-breaching entitlements * craves important center-stage roles * ambitious father-figure * adventurously aligned with the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly risk-rewarding


Dad = Adhemar Dion


Surya occupies the imaginative, private 12th-from-Chandra


matrikaraka (mother) * garha-karaka (village)

[vyaya-pati for Simha indriya-lagna]

[Somana-yuti-Kuja ]

  • Chandra-Mesha * comforted by forward pursuit * settled into warrior rhythms * needs vitality
  • Chandra in eccentric Aśvini * soothed by detached observing * protectors of start-up energy * needs pioneering invention
  • Chandra in classroom-9 * draws comfort from paradigms of belief * emotionally attuned to sacred doctrine * accustomed to priesthood * maternal piety * soothed by globalist perspective * feels the pulse of preaching * calmed by a broad worldview * acculturated to principled understanding * needs a familiar catechism * protective patrons * habitually seeks guidance * settled into philosophical habits *

    undulating convictions * mother may be devout, philosophical, a disciple, a proselyte

  • Somana-yuti-Kuja * Emotionally pro-active * sensitive to brotherly figures * needs to win * comforted by direct forward movement * invigorates the undulating routine * soothed by pioneering innovation * competitive mother * calmed by routine exercise * feels like a champion

MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations

7th-from-Chandra-9 * Somana-yuti-Kuja

  • Thula contracts, equity
  • bhava-3 management, scheduling, administration, planning, itineraries.

Spouse = her business manager since CD age 12.

  • From the beginning of the partnership when she was only 12 years of age, he arranged all details of her professional career including travel tours, media recordings, and stage performances.

Notable age difference between the marriage partners; CD = 26 years younger than her husband. Simha indriya-lagna typically marries elder spouse.


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


[Yogakaraka for Simha indriya-lagna]

[karako bhavo nashto for father, patrons, indoctrinators]

[dynamic humanistic innovator]

[competitive broad worldview]

[mūlatrikoṇa Aśvini-2]


  • Mangala-Mesha vigorous pursuit of dominance * straightforward dynamic actions * competitive winner * propulsive battering weaponry * push toward conquest * pioneering vitality * hot yang-energy * thrusting force * forward-driving movement * champion of innovation
  • Mangala in bhava-9 * drive toward doctrine * champion of paradigmatic belief * pursuit of patronage * dynamic preaching * philosophy of innovation * believes in conquest * aggressive or sexualized paternal energies * dominating military father-figures * growth-challenging paternal behavior
  • [Kuja-yuti-Chandra] invigorated feelings * energized intuition * dynamic nurturance * competitive caretaking * often the dominant parent * needs to win * forward thrusting emotions * seeks security via conquest


competitive, championship Mangala in bhava-9 activates

  • 4-foundations, cultural rhythms, ethnic basis
  • 9-doctrine, philosophy, beliefs


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

  • 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-7 * narrative of partnership * discusses contracts * debates on deals * analysis of relationships * discourse on trusts * banters about betrothal * crafting of covenants * delivers negotiating instructions * explainer of arrangements * talks about fairness * advocate for justice * gestures toward settlement of quarrels * mentality of marriage * formulates alliances * defines equity * balanced bargains
  • [Budha-yuti-Shukra] 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


Budha-7 contracts occupies the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically fruitful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Busy Budha activates Mithunaya 10th navamsha


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

  • Guru-Simha * many lights * big political displays * much drama * doctrine of divine right * expands the scope of unique personality * great splendor * multiple games * diverse theatrical performances * multiple celebrations * romantic permissiveness * self-reflexive worldview * abundant creativity * believes in special entitlements
  • Guru in bhava-1 [dik-bala] * much vitality * philosophical personality * permission for unrestricted action * generous disposition * numerous identities * expands the scope of competition * many cheerful sporting activities * believes in birthright * expansive aura * extra height-or-girth * embodiment of tolerant cheer * a patron of personal benefit * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may be an expander-philanthropist-benefactor
  • Guru-1 parivartamsha Surya-8 + SShani-yuti-Rahu


Brihaspati-1 occupies the famous, fashionable, entertaining, gambling 5th-from-Chandra

Dhava-karaka Guru also rules bhava-5 gambling

CD's husband RA was a storied gambler, said to have maintained lines of credit at top Las Vegas casinos. After unfavorable press coverage of his extensive gambling (both within and outside of casinos) RA permitted his main gambling house to release an account of his wins-and-losses which showed extravagant gaming tastes but also showed that in general his winnings exceeded losses.

Shukra * svadu-karaka (sweet) * kalatra-karaka (wifely companion) \

[Atmakaraka relationships, agreement, alliances, finance, negotiation, equity, justice, music, song, visual beauty, marriage, balance]


[valued relationships within scientific, economic, legal networks]

[lifemate may be a friendly negotiator-broker-attorney-advocate]


  • Shukra-Kumbha * appreciation of social networks * likes knitting-knotting * attracted to marketplace revenues * pleased by large-group connectivity * prefers a friendly partner * collectivist arrangements * enjoys regulated systems * sweetly gracious within big crowds * scientific aesthetic * financially balanced economic linkage
  • Shukra-7 * seeks pleasure via interpersonal relationships * enjoys contractual harmony * prefers adjustable partners * lovely designs to adorn the lower back * kidney-adrenal over-use * often too much sugar * sensual genitalia * gracious advisers * balanced mutual agreement * fair financial arrangements * appreciation of equity * pleasurable deal-making * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be an advocate-counselor-attorney
  • [Shukra-yuti-Budha] sweetened messages * gracious explanations * talented in singing-songwriting * articulate negotiations * advocates for reasoning process * talkative feminine-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort collaborative harmony * enjoys the company of students * detailed contracts * prefers logical arrangements


atmakaraka Shukra + Budha occupies 10th navamsha * career in finance, musical media-messaging, advertising, product representation, ornament-beauty commerce

Shukra occupies the profitable, fan-club, large-group, assemblies = the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically fruitful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra


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

[ashtangata harana]

[Harsha Yoga]


  • Shani-Meena * oppressive dreams * socially responsible imagination * fear of vast waters * required immersion * must use symbolic images * aging affects the bedroom * structural compression upon aching feet * strictly imposed sanctuary * endures proletarian prayer * slow elder diviners * limited access to ancient ancestor guides * pragmatically constrained intuition * must sustain the astral resonance * scarce contemplative resources * maintainer of old interior visions
  • Shani in Bhava-8 * steady time-structured transformations * impedes infinity * must impose order upon dangerous environments * resists the advance of inexorable change * must regenerate while maintaining the system * cautiously conventional initiations * tense renewals * postpones surgery * fear of eruptions * chronic trauma patterns * pressures on the hidden mechanisms of sexual-reproduction * blocks the revelation of mysteries * pushback against emerging new cycles * disaster fatigue * martial law * dry rigidity limits rejuvenation * frugal in-laws * elders preserve undisclosed assets
  • [Shani-yuti-Surya] social resistance to individual creativity * pragmatic politics * class-conscious father * limited unearned entitlements * delayed (but not denied) romance * conventionalized theatrical displays * restrained flamboyance * disciplined intelligence * cautious willpower * socially-approved expressions of divine brilliance
  • Shani-yuti-Rahu * stiff resistance to unbridled ambition * formally regulated cultural mixing * disciplined thrills * class-based limitations upon privilege * repressed quest for intriguing importance * socially constrained opportunism * shimmering illusion of systematic conformity * irregular achievements * over-reaching elders * restricted risks


Shani-8 occupies the imaginative, private 12th-from-Chandra


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-8 * passion for mystery * in svabhava 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 * boundary-breaching 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-yuti-Surya * amplified ambition for center-stage roles * magnified confidence * passion for exotic display * trickster with dramatic flair * opportunistic father * creative pursuit of social mobility * fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of exceptional intelligence * thrilling political genius * hypnotic charm * seeks privilege via bright celebrity * sparkling center of cross-cultural mixing
  • Rahu-yuti-Shani * amplified public formality * pragmatic exaggeration * exotic social conventions * slippery hierarchies * tricky rules * opportunistic elders * fascinating (but perhaps illusory) strict conformism * regulated risk-taking * hypnotic outsider insinuates normalcy * orderly cross-cultural mixing * thrilling legitimations


Rahu-8 occupies the imaginative, private 12th-from-Chandra


kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)

  • 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
  • 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


Ketu-2 occupies the emotionally conflicted 6th-from-Chandra

The family of origin tends to be disengaged, disinterested, or disoriented


How Readings Work * Sample Sacred Jewels Ratna Recommendation * Seva

Om_mani.jpgfile update = 29-Jul-2021

Copyright © 1994-2024 by Barbara Pijan Lama * Contact * How to Request a Jyotishavidya Reading

Barbara Pijan Lama Jyotishavidya Vedic Astrology Surya Sun Chandra Moon Mangala Mars Budha Mercury Guru Jupiter Shukra Venus Shani Saturn Rahu Ketu Graha Planets Dasha Timeline Calendar Nakshatra Navamsha Marriage Children Treasury Career Spiritual Wisdom Cycles of re-Death and re-Birth

The information on , including all readings and reports, is provided for educational purposes only. Wishing you every happiness and continuing success in studies!