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close personal friend and sitar teacher of
international ambassador of classical Indian music
a.k.a. Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury
a.k.a. Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury
a.k.a. Pandit Ravi Shankar
dematerialization 11-Dec-2012 [age 92]
internationally acclaimed master sitarist
1920 - 2012
Ravi Shankar - Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Shankar
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star - adapted by BP Lama
Pashu - Pushana-vana - Antyabha
For Revatika births of a masculine valence, the condition of conversational, discursive, explanatory, instructional, argumentative, commercializing, evangelical Kumara may considerably affect the outcome.
Pashu the Pastor is delicately attuned to the signals of the animal kingdom. Hearing [Budha] the voices of mineral, plant, animal, and human worlds, Antyabha-born often work for the welfare of all creatures. Many veterinarians and animal-welfare activists are Revatika-born. These way-showers are also found in all aspects of music and dancing, producing melodies, beats, and lyrics.
Whatever the Pashu folk say, others will follow and believe.
For those born into the Budha-ruled paradigm of Antyabha, siblings, cousins, schoolmates, bandmates, team-mates, entourage, ensemble, neighbors, managers, cohort, coterie, collaborative group, publishers, messengers, merchants, commercial agents, reporters, writers, scripts, plans, schedules, instructions, radio-television-internet, news-media, conferences, committees, discussions, travel itineraries, and texts -- and beasts of every description - may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of stars clustered near Zeta Piscium. Their purpose is to shepherd the flocks in safe passage, calling them to follow with an imaginative, sweet sound and rhythm
Revatika expresses the natural tension between Busy Bantering Budha and Guiding Generous Guru. Commercially oriented Budha is a master of writing, reporting, cinema, and detailed communication. Kumara naturally matches the vibration of chatty students and a younger audience. Yet, Brihaspati much prefers to preach on broad-scope topics, ideology and inclusive doctrine.
Paushna-born often find themselves in shepherding roles that require delivering a message to their herd of followers. The usual delivery style is musical, oratorical, or imaginative, but any method of Showing the Way may be chosen. Pashu the Pastor combines a broad welcoming vision with a beckoning repeating signal frequency such as a slogan, a jingle, or a melody.
Themes of pastoral guidance, musical messaging, and benevolent outreach to all creatures may contextualize Revatika's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Revati - Pashu
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.  . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 89
" ... often distinguished by a birthmark on the thigh.
They usually have well formed and beautiful physiques
They are fond of their family and friends
They may not be born to wealth
They will know how to enjoy wisely and well the fruits of their endeavors.
These people are wise and intelligent
My Sweet Lord 1943-2001 Beatle George Harrison with Pt. Ravi Shankar in younger days
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline
[Shani Mahadasha] age birth until age 17.3
07-Apr-1920 Earth-birth in Varanasi [Benares] Benares State, British Raj * Shani-Shani svabhukti
[Budha Mahadasha] age 17.3 until age 34.3
15-May-1941 [RS age 21] consecration of marriage-1 with Annapurna Devi, the daughter of RS' acclaimed master music teacher Allauddin Khan * Budha-Shukra bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Kanya-Meena * contact Meena indriya-lagna
30-Mar-1942 [RS age 22] celebrated the birth of child-1, son Shubendra Shankar * Budha-Shukra bhukti
1944 [RS age 24] end of intensive classical music training with teacher Allauddin Khan * Shukra-Surya bhukti * Surya rogesha
1947 [RS age 27] marital separation from Annapurna Devi also ends contact with moody, often violent, father-in-law Allauddin Khan * Budha-Rahu bhukti
1948 [RS age 28] on the somber occasion of the assassination of Satyagraha 1869-1948 Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi, RS composes and plays on All India Radio the celebrated new raga Mohankauns * Budha-Rahu bhukti
1949 [RS age 29] begin position as music director of All India Radio [AIR] [until 1956] * Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru karmesha
[Ketu Mahadasha] age 34.3 until age 41.3
1956 [RS age 36] begins international performance touring * Ketu-Shukra bhukti* Shukra music rules 3-tours
[Shukra Mahadasha] age 41.3 until age 61.3
1966 [RS age 46] RS first meeting in London with My Sweet Lord 1943-2001 Beatle George Harrison . Despite RS being 22 years senior to GH and clearly RS the master musician, these two would become long-standing friends and collaborators * Shukra-Chandra bhukti * Chandra-9 activates 5- celebrity
1969 [RS age 49] RS performs at the legendary Woodstock Music Festival , raising his visibility and associating him with western rock music * Shukra-Rahu bhukti
1971 [RS age 51] famed charity Concert for Bangladesh featuring notable rock-and-roll figures such as Eric Clapton establishing the cultural pattern of the large-scale benefit concert. Already world-renowned, RS' visibility is further raised before the young Anglosphere audience. * Shukra-Rahu bhukti
30-Mar-1979 [RS age 59] = child-2 Norah [Geetali] Jones * Shukra-Budha bhukti
09-Jun-1981 [RS age 61] = child-3 Anoushka Shankar * Shukra-Ketu chidra-dasha
[Surya Mahadasha] age61.3 until age 67.3
1982 [RS age 62] composed and performed the celebrated musical score for [David Attenborough's] film Gandhi, earning an Oscar nomination * Surya-Chandra bhukti * Chandra-9 activates 5 = creativity, artistic performance, genius
[Chandra Mahadasha] age 67.3 until age 77.3
1989 [RS age 69] consecration of marriage-2-of-2 with Soukanya Rajan * Chandra-Rahu bhukti
1992 [RS age 72] decease of eldest child [son b. 1942] via pneumonia * Chandra-Shani bhukti
[Mangala Mahadasha] age 77.3 until age 84.3
1999 [RS age 79] awarded the top national honor title of Bharat Ratna * Mangala-Guru bhukti *Guru karmesha respect
11-Dec-2012 [RS age 92] decease via heart failure, in San Diego, California * Rahu-Budha bhukti * maraka Budha rules-7
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[bright center of imaginative performance]
[intuitive center-stage personality]
[intelligence for romantic exploitation]
[identified with creative conflicts]
[father may be selfish-unfair-dreamlike]
[Revatika-3] [navamsha Surya-Kumbha] intuitively confident in large assemblies
FATHER Dad was a lawyer who handled contentious cases with charisma and skill Surya in bhava-1 rogesha.
After an early career and fathering a family in Bengal, Dad moved to London and remarried a British lady.
RS was born and raised in Varanasi, where the mother's brother provided paternal guidance. Dad met RS for the first time when RS was eight years old.
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
[comforted by mysterious watery intelligence]
[sensitive to hidden trauma-healing]
[needs domestic healing discovery]
[entitled to feel caretaking emotions]
[ethno parental wisdom on a global scale]
Mom was devout and focused upon her large brood of musicians, dancers, and other talented performers. Despite nīcha status. Mom would have provided a nourishing environment that supported the genius  of her children. Chandra ia not only ruler of 5 residing in 5th-from-5th, but also both Chandra and Surya [mom and dad] accept the highly auspicious drishti of [uchcha] Guru-5.
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
Chandra in Anuradha - Maitra is a disciplined position for emotionally active, competitive Chandra-Vṛścika. It grants a relatively more conservative, law-abiding nature to both mother and son RS. Chandra in Anuradha - Maitra is particularly gifted in mitigating dangerous or threatening circumstances by imposing normal codes of behavior, to the point of lying and denial of facts.
RS was a romantic adventurer in many ways, due to the high permissiveness of [uchcha] Guru drishti into both Surya-1 and into Chandra-9. Yet, RS maintained a public image of respectable conformity to social norms. [Also Chandra-rules Śrāvaṇa Svamsha = attention to the public reputation.]
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[regulatory Svatika-3] [navamsha Mangala-Makara-uchcha] intuitively competitive forward-pushing class-conscious status championship
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandeza-karaka [message] zisya-karaka [student]
[publishing Purvabhadra-3] [navamsha Budha-Mithuna]
[Atmakaraka manual skills, playing instruments, scripts, touch, touring, entourage, cohort]
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[Pushya-4] [navamsha Guru-Vrischika[ intuitively expansive discovery of wise mysteries
OUTCOMES - BRIHASPATI
multiple intuitive intelligences * growth of clairsentient guidance * dramatic display of dreamlike genius
Raag Khamaj 1920-2012 sitarist Ravi Shankar * became a very high-visibility, internationally recognized karmesha icon of classical Indian music via his extraordinary musicianship. RS took an expansive teacher-philosopher approach [Guru] toward educating a western audience deeply unfamiliar with the instruments, the melodies, the scale, and the historic tradition.
lagnesha Uchcha-Guru drishti blesses
Ketu-2 does limit the scope of financial wealth. Although he was granted with a magnificent wealth of apparently unlimited [Ketu] traditional musical knowledge, Mr. Shankar's lifestyle was not materially opulent.
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[identified with message of justice]
[pleasurable commercial alliances]
[Purvabhadra-4] [navamsha Shukra-Karkata] intuitively harmonizing folkways familiar rhythms
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[rigidly ceremonial acts of service]
[maintains corrupt displays]
[old enemies in drama-politics] [chronic heart-spine ailment]
[Magha-4] [navamsha Shani-Karkata]
OUTCOMES - SHANI
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[ambitious negotiations in times of revolutionary change]
[seeks alliance via prestige initiations]
[desire to transform legal agreements]
[craves secret deal-making]
[intriguing hidden marriages]
[fascinating disguised arrangements]
OUTCOMES - RAHU
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
OUTCOMES - KETU
together in Dec-1974 at a White House performance
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