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Budha occupies 3rd-from-Chandra

  1. Budha in bhava-1 * digbala
  2. Budha in bhava-2
  3. Budha in bhava-3 * svakshetra
  4. Budha in bhava-4
  5. Budha in bhava-5
  6. Budha in bhava-6 * svakshetra
  7. Budha in bhava-7
  8. Budha in bhava-8
  9. Budha in bhava-9
  10. Budha in bhava-10
  11. Budha in bhava-11
  12. Budha in bhava-12

  1. Budha-Meza
  2. Budha-Urisha
  3. Budha-Mithunaya
  4. Budha-Karkata
  5. Budha-Simha
  6. Budha-Kanya * uttama 0-15 * mulatrikona 16-20 * swasthana 21-30
  7. Budha-Thula
  8. Budha-Vrizchika
  9. Budha-Dhanuzya
  10. Budha-Makara
  11. Budha-Kumbha
  12. Budha-Meena * nichha 15-20


OM hrim krom aim grhanathaya budhaya svaha

Professor Budhan

Parya * Parthya * Pana * Paranaya


sMargara * sMarjari * nakshatra-pati


Vikrama-sthana * Bhratru-bhava



Mercury the Merchant

Hermes * Thoth

Merx * Mark * Merch

sMargara * sMarjali * Marketa

Enki * Nabu * Sabgu

Neba * Borsippa


in the third house


articulation of information

communications narrative of cohort, cousins, siblings, itineraries, tours, plans, schemes, reports, announcements, messaging, meetings, media


Book Publishing * Medieval European Woodcut


Book writers - 1895 ** Photograph of three Hindu priests writing religious texts in the modern-day state of Jammu and Kazimir. Photographed by an unknown photographer in the 1890s. This group of Brahmins, members the priestly caste, are engaged in copying out sacred texts from which they read as part of their duties at ceremonies and festivals. Brahmins may also act in a secular capacity as bankers or money lenders.

Rare Book Society of India * Text and image credit: Copyright © The British Library Board

Public Figures

Budha-Meza * explains new birth, first arrival, invention

Budha-Urisha * explains: treasuries, collections, herds

Budha-Mithunaya * karako bhavo nashto * explain, describe, diagram, announce "too much cohort"

Budha-Karkata * explains roots-rhythms, familiarity, homeland, comfort


Budha-Simha * explains celebrity, charisma * Lagnesha for Mithunaya lagna


Budha-Kanya * uttama * mulatrikona 16-20 deg * karaka bhavo nashto for siblings * explains logic, argument, procedure


Budha-Thula * explains justice, parity


  • Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr

Budha in Vrizchika * Kanya lagnesha * explains mysteries, secrets


Budha-Dhanuzya * explains ideology, philosophy, theory

Budha-Makara-Draco * explains the social order, law, consequences


Budha-Kumbha * explains economics, community-connectivity


Budha-Meena * nichha * explains fantasy, phantoms, imagination, spiritual guidance


1480c_angel_melozzo_daForli.jpgBudha-3 = svabhava of Budha

Budha-3 occupies 1st bhava and 10th bhava from His svabhava 3+6, lending support to careers in information management, writing, and commerce.

Budha-1 represents students, pupils, apprentices, disciples

mastering the craft

explaining and instructing

information processing,

administration, management


commerce, scheduling,

group collaboration,

writing, publishing, advertising, announcing, signaling.

Talking, gesturing, reporting, writing,

painting, drawing, diagrams

tool-using, technology-applying,

arguing, criticizing, explaining, instructing, training,

short-term, near-goal travel

constantly interacting with others

  • the objectified narrated experience of business, commerce,

  • short repeating sets of instructions,

  • group-work,

  • communications media, messaging, transactions, planning, transportation, transitions,

  • procedures, collaborations,

  • teams

  • the business of business

  • talking about talking, for example, communications instructor

Auspicious placement for business process analysts, journalists and interviewers, anyone who talks or writes or uses hand-tools for a living.

Naturally suited to small-group process, teamwork, groupwork, ensemble performance.

Budha = travel scheduling, planning, itineraries. A strong Budha or a responsibility-laden Budha-3 may indicate frequent short-term travel.

  • POTUS-27 Dollar Diplomacy 1857-1930 William Howard Taft * uttama-Budha intakes drishti from obligatory Shani-1. When Governor of Philippines and supervisor in Panama, WHT traveled regularly via steamship between Philippines, Panama, and Washington DC. When in USA, WHT shuttled between domestic locales such as WDC, NYC, his retreat home in New England, and his hometown Cincinnati. As POTUS, he travelled by train to numerous photo-ceremonies throughout the land.

Budha-3 is normally a crafty type of person, commercially oriented, and a natural process manager.

Enjoys quick and accurate movements of the hands, such as painting, sewing and needling, drawing and carving, cutting and splicing, knitting and knotting and netting, and many more varieties of artisanal handcrafts.

Budha-Meza * communicative manager with competitive, sporting, military, athletic orientation Specialties may include handcraft of heat, movement, metals such as iron-smithing and engine-work.

  • Meditations 1596-1650 logic Rene Descartes Before writing his seminal philosophical essays, RD was a military engineer who wrote weaponry manuals.

Budha-Urisha * communicative manager with financial smarts, often in banking, music, or beauty. Specialties may include handcraft of collecting such as manufacture of storage containers, manual harvesting, oil-pressing, perfuming, winemaking, fine-arts drawing and painting

  • Silly Love Songs 1942- Beatle Paul McCartney along with his musical bandmates (3) wrote dozens of historic songs.

Budha-Mithunaya * communicative manager with the gift of gab. Specialties may include handcraft of writing such as book-making, hand-printing, manufacture of stationery, pens, stylus, cinematic films, measurement apparatus, drawing of maps, diagrams and charts

  • My Inventions 1856-1943 Nikola Tesla drew hundreds of explanatory diagrams

Budha-Karkata * communicative manager with domestic, cultural-roots, agricultural, patriotic sensitivities. Specialties may include handcraft of nurturing and the home such as sewing, cooking, canning, quilting, embroidering, knitting.

  • Entertaining 1941- housekeeping Martha Kostyra Stewart published books, commercial products, and television programs about home-keeping.

Budha-Simha * communicative manager with creative, entrepreneurial, entertainment-and-political intelligence that seeks personal fame. Specialties may include handcraft of radiance and celebration such as goldsmithing, ornament-making, fashion costumery, manufacturing of theatrical sets.

Budha-Kanya * communicative manager with a detailed-oriented, argumentative, logical, programmatic method. Specialties may include service handcraft such as manufacturing of health correctives, medicaments and remedies, instruments of cleaning, or writing about medical treatment plans.

  • POTUS-27 Dollar Diplomacy 1857-1930 William Howard Taft + Surya-yuti-Ketu * lifetime state-and-federal administrative career, spanning policy documents, Supreme Court legal opinions, instructions for transitioning the Philippines from foreign powers to democratic home rule

  • Green Mile 1947- horror-fiction Stephen King wrote horror-fiction scenarios set in hospitals with accurate medical details.

Budha-Thula * communicative manager with a balancing, diplomatic style. Specialties may include designing handcraft such as architectural drawings, drawing up contracts and agreements, diplomatic messages, writing about relationships

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters 1744-1818 Abigail Adams produced decades of correspondence between key figures in the American Revolution, pacifying their fights and smoothing relations.

Budha in Vrizchika * communicative manager whose talents arise in times of upheaval or emergency. Specialties may include handcraft of recycled energy, or instruments of plumbing the depths or mounting a sudden attack, such as manufacture of batteries and weaponry.

  • France-Pres 1890-1970 Mémoires de Guerre Charles de Gaulle produced legendary radio addresses to the Nazi-occupied French people, encouraging their secret resistance. ++ uttama-Kuja-3

  • Hour of Decision 1918-2018 Rev. Billy Graham produced radio-and-television programs that instructed listeners to transform (Vrischika) their lives by being "born again"

Budha-Dhanuzya * communicative manager with an inspirational, philosophical, teaching style. Specialties may include handcraft of teaching aids, production of uplifting books, or the writing of sermons.

Budha-Makara-Draco * communicative manager with a mainstream, normalized, conventional approach. Specialties may include handcraft of bones and stones, such as stonework and masonry.

  • "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey produced decades of mainstream television "talk shows" that brought new topics into the homes of an average-status audience.

Budha-Kumbha * communicative manager with a large-scale, futuristic, systems approach. Specialties may include handcraft of networks such as manufacture of computer circuitry and scientific instruments.

  • Shambala 1939-1987 Tulku Chogyam Trungpa managed Tibetan-to-English translation committees that produced and distributed great volumes of text.

Budha-Meena * communicative manager with other-worldly wisdom, often a writer of sacred music or visionary. Specialties may include handcraft of sublime perceptions such as writing poetry and imaginative conversations

  • Dialogue 1347-1380 St. Catherine of Siena wrote copious instructions for meditation and prayer

Splendid position for any type of commercial business especially media communications industry and production of publications.

  • Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr = a young magazine publisher. Like Hoover, JFK-Jr would have (had he lived) entered national politics using Budha's governance-communications skills.

  • "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey = communications success is legendary. She displays high-level skills in message production and corporate management, including a high capability for team-building.

  • Way of Zen 1915-1973 radio philosopher Alan Watts published 30+ books and delivered hundreds of radio lectures

Smart. Likes to talk and write one's ideas in a fast-moving, mercurial, communicative style.

Likes to talk-shop, discussing repetitive patterns of manual or verbal activity

  • A Room of One's Own 1882-1941 Bloomsbury Virginia Woolf + Surya-yuti-Zukra frequently delivered lectures and public talks about literary productivity and women's (Zukra) empowerment (Surya) special perspective and skills in the writing process (Budha)

  • Green Mile 1947- horror-fiction Stephen King + nichha-Zukra-yuti-Surya frequently hosts writers' workshops

Tolerance for and indeed some measure of cheerful, busy happiness within the world of repetitive scripted conversations, meetings and conferences, media production and "packaging" of information, short-term business travel, and the overall pettiness of daily life.

In svabhava, Budha-3 assists all forms of administration and task management. Expert note-taking, meeting minutes, handwriting skills.

Strong basic business skills, administrative and analytical capabilities. Helps develop self-made financial wealth , and self-focus in general. Skilled diagnostician, of disorders in physical body, environment, a building, a society, or a cosmos. Supports the mental skill of pattern recognition .

Communicative, twin-like relationship with a sibling . Mentalized sexuality. Strong libido but it fluctuates with the electro-magnetic initiating thoughts.

Karako bhavo nashto = too much sibling, too much thinking, too much narrative

"mental repetition".

potential to be manipulated by operatives and "handlers ".

There can be too shrewd too clever people in one's day-to-day environment, leading to deceptive talk for the sake of talk.

The daily schedule may be full of events requiring delivery of crafty mistruths. A sibling or co-worker is self-serving through their own cleverness.

As Das comments, "You are sometimes controlled by others with whom you have money related dealings or entanglements."

If Budha is dignified, an excellent memory and good earning capacity. Somewhat immature thought process; remains an adolescent in one's own mind.

Matches their immediate environment like a chameleon. Keeps up with trends and fashions. Knows what's currently being used and discussed.

Rashi will show the subject areas they most commonly discuss, but one can produce abundant superficial conversation on virtually any topic, from the brilliant to the mundane.

Repetitive thought patterns center on mental matters: words and gestures; communications activities and policies, information proliferation, media outreach to young people.

Comfortably placed Budha in bhava-3 = manu-facture of objects of detailed communication through the craft of the hands


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Where the Thoughts do Linger

The bhava which is 3rd-from-Budha also creates a "landing pad" upon which the electro-magnetic initiating thoughts tend to dwell and linger.

Naturally, if graha occupy this "focus " bhava, the nature of the repeating narrative engagement with those thoughts will adjust according to the character of the tenant graha.

thoughts focus on third-from-Budha = 5 politics, creativity, children

politics, gambling, games, celebrity, attention, prestige, glamour, fun. Particularly, correspondence and conversation with political, dramatic, or gaming content

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters 1744-1818 Abigail Adams + Guru = diplomatically arranged reconciliation between her rather prickly husband John Adams and his prime adversary POTUS-03 Declaration of Independence 1743-1826 Thomas Jefferson. She finessed many a political agreement during her years of influence.

royalty, celebrity, fashion, courtly manners

  • speculative thought, speculative finance, gambling, games
  • investment into brilliant new ventures, personality-defining adventures
  • personal genius, origins of the universe,
  • Divine Intelligence,
  • children, romance and courtship ,
  • poetry, drama,
  • amusements, entertainments, stage performance, fun
  • "ways to get attention"

Das /Behari commentary * Budha-3:

"... indicates a strong link with family .

There may be some provincialism, and probably a more selfish approach. You want to enjoy life, and will achieve your objectives one way or the other.

During the period of Rahu, you become timid.

  • Somewhat timid, especially during Mercury's periods.

The 3rd house should be strong for good and successful speakers, poets, astrologers and writers etc.

  • ... successful if you can clearly express feelings and ideas. ...makes you a matchless doctor or judge.

  • Writing, printing or publishing is gainful.

  • If Budha is strong, you get good luck at 24th year; if it is of medium strength, at 30th year and if malefic at 36th year.

... fond of learning. You want to know about available approaches to sacred knowledge .

Cheerful, alert, watchful, inquisitive. You love to write and speak.

You befriend business people, learn their trade, then go it on your own very expertly, earning by clever thinking.

  • You are courteous.

  • You can be lustful or renouncing spirit.

  • You have clingy relatives.

You are sometimes controlled by others with whom you have money related dealings or entanglements.

  • In old age you become detached from worldly affairs.

  • You gain through brothers."


St Patricks Day, Dyblyn, 2014

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