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Iconic Counterculture Musician
The Grateful Dead
a.k.a. Jerome John Garcia
dematerialization 09-Aug-1995 (age 53)
Grateful Dead bandmate, songwriter, musician, entertainer * 1942-1995 * Jerry Garcia
data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Garcia * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
born on day-6 Shashti of Krishna Paksha
Purvazadha * Apah
For Purva-azadha births of a masculine valence, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, arranging, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.
Feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, sensual pleasures, arrangements, valuation, pricing, equity, bargains, trades, treaties, trusts, adjustments, justice, finance, artistic beauty, treasuries, alignment, attunement, harmonies, and music, may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Sinnuntu. Their purpose is expansion of inspirational beauty and melodious sound.
Inspirational diplomatic grace
Purvazadha are often musical entertainers and poets, with a gift for playing many instruments and making lyrical arrangements that appeal to everyday folks. Typically, apah-born are attracted to sacred doctrine. They are self-indulgent and pure of heart. Their complexion may feature a Guru-golden glow. Male births in Asadhash tend toward a discordant costume sense representing the incommensurable agenda of Zukra vs. Guru.
In addition to Zukra endowments in diplomacy, beauty, and musical arrangements, their Guru-influenced humanism and compassion often includes inspirational roles that benefit women, musicians, and creative artists.
Like all Zukra-governed births, Apah-born must take care to avoid the misuse of drugs and alcohol. Ambudaiva's true purpose is inspirational guidance. Yet, Zukra's sweet-seeking may also attract the false balance of intoxication.
Themes of generous arrangements, affluence, favor, harmony, blessing, beauty, artistry, and luxurious indulgence may contextualize Apah's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Purvazadha-Apah
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 86
"... corresponds to rather a low type of character .
One who does not wish for and does not get the gracious things out of life.
Quarrelsome and low in appearance and manner.
He vainly considers himself above his station in life
Jerry Garcia in 1984, age 42
Biographical data matched to
Vimshottari Dasha calendar |
Budha Mahadasha * age birth until age 7.1
01-Aug-1942 Earth-birth in San Francisco, California, USA * Budha-Rahu bhukti
1948 (age 6) drowning grieved decease of father * Budha-Shani bhukti * pitrimaraka Shani activates 7th-from-Surya
Ketu Mahadasha * age 7.1 until age 14.1
Zukra Mahadasha * age 14.1 until age 34.1
1960 (JG age 17) joins the Army to avoid jail * Zukra-Zukra svabhukti * Zukra activates 6-military
08-Dec-1963 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Ketu-Rahu bhukti
Apr-1966 until Jun-1968 Janma Sade-Sati Meena
28-Sep-1970 (JG age 28) grieved the decease of mother following injuries from a car wreck * Zukra-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 12th-from-Chandra
1975-1985 heroin addiction * diabetes * Zukra-Ketu bhukti until Chandra-Rahu bhukti
Surya Mahadasha * age 34.1 until age 40.1
31-Dec-1981 (JG age 39) exchange of vows in marriage-2 * Surya-Zukra bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Karkata-Makara contact navamsha R-K axis
Chandra Mahadasha * age 40.1 until age 50.1
Jul-1986 = 5-day, near-fatal diabetic coma * Chandra-Guru bhukti * Zukra-yuti-Guru = Guru gives effect of rogesha Zukra
Mangala Mahadasha * age 50.1 until decease age 53
1989 (JG age 47) heroin relapse * Mangala-Rahu bhukti * Budha activates Zukra
17-Aug-1990 (JG age 48) exchange of vows in marriage-3
Jun-1995 until Apr-1998 Janma Sade-Sati Meena
Distinctive Features of the Nativity |
Surya-8 affects the conditions of departure * heart failure [Surya] related to diabetes
Garcia's father was a musician and tavern-keeper. Dad was killed by drowning when Jerry was only six years old. Surya in bhava-8 father known by shadow.
Pitrikaraka + ruler of pitristhana Surya-8 * Mr. Garcia's father, who was also a musician, died from accidental drowning during a family holiday when young Jerry was only six years old.
CAREER - SURYA
Sparkling Surya activates 10th navamsha * Simha entertainment
iconic symbol of a multi-decade nationwide social movement of tribal feelings and rhythmic undulation "Deadheads"
Atmakaraka * rhythm, comforting routines, soothing cycles, predictable way of life
CAREER - CHANDRA
Familiar face * unchanging rhythms
Garcia toured and wrote with his musical band [Budha]. The show went on the road constantly for thirty years. Yet, their list of venues did not change very much. Like migrating wildlife, they returned to the same locales, year after year. Garcia liked a predictable [Chandra] calendar of gatherings in familiar [Chandra] places.
MARRIAGE partnership support expectations
three legal marriages, one union with child, and numerous supplemental relationships
Kuja activates Vrischika-Svamsha
Mangala activates 12- imagination * visionary painter, musician; notable narrative of OOB experience in ET-ship
Mangala in bhava-9 indicates excessive force involving the father, Dad drowned at little Jerry's age-6.
CAREER - BUDHA
CAREER - BRIHASPATI
rogesha Zukra greatly expanded via Brihaspati *
CAREER - ZUKRA
Zukra activates Tula-11. Garcia enjoyed a large fan base via expansive Zukra-yuti-Guru supporting a 30-year career in musical performance touring
Shani * duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)
CAREER - SHANI
Like most people with Shani in Bhava-6 , Garcia struggled with a variety of chronic [Shani] health conditions (6) beginning early in life.
Shani in Bhava-6 rules 3-Kumbha = communications roles within mass gatherings, social-participation movements.
Stoic Shani activates the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically fruitful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra = fans, community, social networks
Shani occupies 6th radical bhava. The fans distinctively did not want to hear new creative material (Shani resists change).
bhratru-pati-3 touring Shani-6 = illness and addiction related to touring
any papagraha in bhava-6 can be beneficial.
JG began self-medicating at age 15 and continued until his death age 53. Among numerous other health challenges, he was also a diabetic heroin addict.
Shani in Bhava-6 ++ Shani activates Ketu-3 ++Shani casts drishti upon 3 ++ Shani occupies the emotionally motivated evangelical communicative cohort instructive descriptive team-working administrative managerial announcing publishing reporting explanatory conversational lyrical messaging 3rd-from-Chandra.
Shani's ruler Zukra ++ Zukra activates the musical but drug-prone Purvazadha lagna, adding a durokaraka Shani-guna of endurance to JG's musical performance career.
Garcia developed a traveling musical band (3) which toured (Ketu-3) constantly for decades [Shani], rarely altering the performance routine (Shani prevents change). He toured with a musical band of friends (11) for 30 years, many times expressing exhaustion but always, usually for reasons of indebtedness (Shani-6) returning to this work.
Although an iconic figure, he was never the sole center of the Grateful Dead and other bands. Garcia with the home-and-routine needy Karkata-Surya-8 was never inclined toward the singular focus royalty-celebrity lifestyle often feigned by popular stage performers. Shani's ruler Zukra-yuti-Guru and Guru casts dirshti into 11-1-3. The ensemble (3) toured in a drug-fueled environment which also defined their musical performances.
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Ketu * * kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)
Grateful Dead guitarist and singer-songwriter, Jerry Garcia in the 1970's
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