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Brihaspati occupies 3rd-from-Chandra

  1. Guru-Meza
  2. Guru-Urisha
  3. Guru-Mithunaya
  4. Guru-Karkata * uttama
  5. Guru-Simha
  6. Guru-Kanya
  7. Guru-Thula
  8. Guru-Vrizchika
  9. Guru-Dhanuzya * Mulatrikona 0-13
  10. Guru-Makara * nichha
  11. Guru-Kumbha
  12. Guru-Meena * svakshetra

  1. Guru in bhava-1 * dig-bala
  2. Guru in bhava-2
  3. Guru in bhava-3
  4. Guru in bhava-4
  5. Guru in bhava-5
  6. Guru in bhava-6
  7. Guru in bhava-7
  8. Guru in bhava-8
  9. Guru in bhava-9 * svabhava
  10. Guru in bhava-10
  11. Guru in bhava-11
  12. Guru in bhava-12 * svabhava


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Professor Guru

Brihaspati * Devapati * Saptarishi

resides in

Sahajabhava * Bhratrusthana


Bhava 3

Ju-piter * Dyus-pitr

Dio-petous * Dies Pater* De-us

Ze-us * Xenios

Enlil * Marduk * Her-wepes-tawy

Iuppiter * Jove * Thor


the third house




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Public Figures





Guru-Karkata * uttama * Urisha radical lagna







Guru in Vrizchika




Guru-Makara-Draco * nichha




many publications

propagation of information * propaganda

many publications, much advertising, tendency toward pedantry

multiple businesses * many writings, scripts, announcements

multiple scriptures, drawings, plans, itineraries, conversations, explanations, descriptions, instructions, announcements, cohorts, entourages

growth and expansion of the communicative devices

many liturgies * many scriptures * much detailed worship

Guru as a tenant in svabhava of Brihaspati's enemy Budha = faith-vs-details conflict between this daily-business tenant and His philosopher-preacher landlord.

Cosmic wise Guru, in the svabhava of practical administrator Budha, grows the team and expands its contribution to the larger organization. Optimistic communication style.


Well-liked in commercial environments.

Optimistic for team success, and attributes credit to the team .

  • France-Emperor 1769-1821 Wars Napoleon Bonaparte was famed for his superb military teamwork and generous accrediting of his managers which helped keep morale high and allowed the French forces to win even when they were greatly outnumbered

Guru-3's endeavors produce benefit in all aspects of general business administration - sales, marketing, advertising, public relations, et-cetera.

Expands the range and method of media-communications . Broad skills in group collaborative activity such as meetings, short-term business travel, conference planning, and any type of writing .

  • conspiracy-theory exponent David Icke = a former BBC broadcaster (3) = remarkable success in promoting his unusual, inclusive (Guru) theories via conference planning (3) and public speaking (3) . yuvati-pati-7 in 3 gains the strong support of his first wife in managing his communications business.

Busy Busy Busy

Many Philosophical Publications

  • Raja Yoga 1863-1902 Swami Vivekananda was a busy monastic administrator, wrote translations of numerous sacred text, and composed thousands of explanatory lectures

Many Meetings, Many Announcements

  • POTUS-pair-02 Letters 1744-1818 Abigail Adams * Thula-Guru-3 kahala-parivartamsha Dhanushya-Zukra-5. Her extraordinarily influential correspondence with her husband and his colleagues facilitated a trans-Atlantic conversation (3) on the foundational political philosophy (Guru) and policies of the New Republic.

  • POTUS-pair-11 Polk Place 1803-1891 Sarah Childress Polk was said to have met regularly with businessmen and journalists in order to promote her husband's career. She also generated voluminous correspondence detailing the reasons (Kanya) that his policies were correct. With her husband rarely at home, she did the bookkeeping and sales for their plantations.

  • POTUS-pair-22-24 Needlework 1864-1947 Frances Folsom Cleveland yuti Rahu * a popular and frequent communicator whose attractive image was appropriated for selling (3) uncountable numbers of products. College-educated, she planned (3) wrote and organized much correspondence and attended many meetings. vidya-pati-5 Thula-Guru-yuti-Rahu-3 is exceptionally gainful in messaging (3) activities. Although her husband was blamed for weak leadership during the Panic of 1893 Frances Cleveland remained a well-liked emissary (3) of encouragement to the devastated.

  • France-Emperor 1769-1821 Wars Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Nepal 1945-2001 The Last Hindu King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev * Somana-yuti-Guru

  • POTUS-31 Challenge to Liberty 1874-1964 Herbert Hoover * Brihaspati-yuti-Zukra * nichha * countless meetings, planning sessions, reports while he organized massive food supply for starving people in western Europe following WW-1

  • POTUS-43 Decision Points 1946- George W. Bush

  • POTUS-45 Play to Win 1946- Beauty Pageants Donald Trump

Extensive publications, including literary correspondence

  • POTUS-pair-22-24 Needlework 1864-1947 Frances Folsom Cleveland * Guru-yuti-Rahu * conducted daily communications with newspapers and a vast campaign of letter-writing in support of her husband's policies

  • POTUS-34 Interstate Highways 1890-1969 Dwight D. Eisenhower * nichha * For the first three decades of his military career, Eisenhower was a trainer, manager, writer, and committee-worker. He wrote and read countless memoranda, reports, charts, diagrams, maps, and repetitive, explanatory materials (3). Because his Guru-3 is nichha, much of the information was government-produced and likely inaccurate.

Multiplicity of communications events

Much Advertising, Many photographs, Much cinema, Much radio-television

Many manual skills

A natural teacher and trainer, particularly in commercial subjects.

Excellent placement for group managers , especially when they are positioned at the top of large hierarchies.

Optimistic faith in their team

  • Shambala 1939-1987 Tulku Chogyam Trungpa + Budha-yuti- Surya * parivartamsha bhratru-pati-3 Shani-4. Supervised translation-interpretation teams with expectation to produce voluminous publication of classical Tibetan manuscripts into English print. He famously gave guidance but allowed the teams to largely determine their own outputs.

natural tendency to express appreciation for member contributions creates a "trickle-down" of organizational confidence.

Good for educational travel, tour guide, service learning, small-group facilitator, in-service professional training, corporate training, sales conferences, and neighborhood meetings.

Buoyant mental health, powerful optimism which raises the positive expectations of the group. Cheerful neighbor and willing friend.

Often too many siblings or the work team is too large, but Guru-3 = pleasant and philosophical despite competition for attention within the group.

In a wifely nativity = Guru = dhava-karaka

Often, the wifely-figure meets her husband-figure (Guru) in a collaborative small-group setting, esp. involving siblings. The partner's expertise in communications is important to her, and the partner's ability to maintain a cheerful mentality may form the basis of the union.

First marriage for female characterized by much commercial activity, involvement in business, short-term travel for business and holidays, a great deal of planning, calendaring, communicating, and gathering in small groups for team conversation.

Notable interactions with the husband's siblings. The husband is often some type of business manager and the female is (paid or unpaid) part of his team.

Regardless of the external conditions of the union, the female can retain a respect for the power of positive thinking and a belief in its importance in her life.

  • Best Is Yet to Come 1949- designer Ivana Zelnickova Trump = first marriage to a seller of garments and sports equipment. All four of her husbands have been business partners in her various commercial undertakings Atmakaraka Guru-Dhanuzya-3 = optimistic and expansive.

Beneficial younger sibling

fortune through the generous, open-minded younger sibling. Many friends and acquaintances. Likes to arrange gatherings of friends and family; and is in turn well-liked by the ensemble, the cohort, the team, and the neighbors.

Many Publications, own writings + others writings

Multiple and proliferating occasions for public speaking, writing, and publishing. Expansive and confident frame of mind.

Belief in the breadth of one's own convictions. Broadly certain that one's ideas are 'naturally right', compassionate, and doctrinally supported.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin * Guru-Karkata-uttama-3 * published observations of numerous natural phenomena including the properties of lightning and the Gulf Stream. His contribution to the crafted writing the Articles of Confederation and the Declaration of Independence is considered a great blessing by most Americans.

Much media + many sales

Can be an ideologue + confusing theory with practice

Guru in a svabhava of Budha does tend to substitute broad philosophical views (Guru) for the more useful and necessary practical details (Budha) in matters of commercial business. Guru-3 can sabotage practical business operations.

Tends toward sloganistic scripted messages which may confuse principles with facts.

Ironically Guru-3 can warp the practical judgment and damage mental health via confusion of theory (Guru) with practice (Budha). A philosopher in the business office; daily tasks inflated to a too broad scope. One may rather dysfunctionally prefer "principle" over "product".

Nichha overconfidence

Ideas are inspiring, but execution may lack detailed plans. If Guru-nichha, overconfidence that one"will be understood" without a detailed knowledge of the audience.

Talks (3) about Faith (Guru)

3 = 9th from 7th. Beliefs (9) about marriage (7) can be particularly over-philosophical.

The marriage may be treated as a religious or philosophical phenomenon rather than as a normal human partnership.

  • Waste Land 1888-1965 publisher Waste Land 1888-1965 publisher T.S. Eliot * Kuja-yuti-Guru-3 * TSE's Kuja-energized doctrine of beliefs produced marital conditions of deep unhappiness. Yet due to dogmatic prescription, he persisted in the self-described torture. TSE was an adult convert to the Church of England and a vigorous proselyte of orthodox Anglican theology. The catechism of that day completely proscribed divorce. TSE remained formally married for some thirty years to his purportedly insane wife, until her death in a mental institution. Alternative evidence exists to suggest that she was not insane, that he gaslighted her, and that her institutionalization was a convenient way for TSE to publicly uphold his catechesis. At age 68, TSE remarried.

Often a successful explainer, trainer, instructor of Guru can stay focused on the measurable outcome rather than inflating the technical discourse to theory.

Outreach, extension, expansion of the message

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

  • Strong Guru in bhava-3= manu-facture = hand--craft = of objects of humanistic teaching via many hands


"Guru in Sahaja Bhava or giving a drishti to Sahaja Bhava will cause death by swelling or tumors."

"Consciousness will prevail at the time of death if Guru or Zukra are placed in Sahaja Bhava."

QUOTATION Das / Bepin Behari commentary

"... something of a coward, yielding your wealth to your brothers and philosophizing rather than taking action or engaging in definite activities.

  • gain wealth but very often loses it. ... good for fame and prosperity.

Sometimes there are many brothers, but they suffer somehow.

  • Joint partnership amongst siblings is unfavorable.

  • Some will be more active than the others. All will thrive in separate ventures, either wealth or fame.

Best profession is that of teachers or lecturers.

  • Ungrateful, not a friend of friends, untrustworthy, little gain despite good luck, base.

  • You extend every help to your brothers, but there is no financial gain.

  • Miser, discredited, stingy, strong fraternal feelings, dyspepsia, unsuccessful with spouse, debauch.

Poor, crafty and ungrateful, loss of appetite, infirm, wicked; brother reputed. Melancholy, lean, hungry and lazy.

  • Impressive, skilled, ascetic, prospers at the cost of friends and distressed people.

  • Voyaging and traveling.

  • Despite wealth, lives poorly.... hopeful, cultured, jovial, kind, considerate, religious and philosophical in every kind of transaction.

Sincere, polite and rational in writing or dialogue.

  • Understands the popular thought.

  • Gain through education, literature, publishing, traveling, kinsmen, friends."

(BPL: 11th-from-5th)

Q: My Lagna Lord Jupiter is retrograde. What is the effect of this in general?


Retrograde vakra "crooked" direction makes a graha stronger.

Guru = multiplicity.

One may be obliged to repeat the behaviors of the planet multiple times in order to gain the predicted effect; yet when the predicted effect does materialize the results are structured, lawful, regular, and strong.

Brihaspati in rashi of Shani in bhratru bhava might make it difficult at first to feel relaxed and friendly with co-workers on the job. Kumbha environment = reserved and modest in nature; Guru-Kumbha = best suited to orderly, scientific environments.

  • You are not a quick socializer.

However, after one becomes comfortable in the work group and have a chance to enjoy genuine philosophical conversations (3) with your co-workers, they will come to appreciate your broad mentality (3) and will welcome your friendship.

  • This ice-breaking process is slower for vakri-graha
  • sometimes you don't hear (3) instructions completely the first time.

It is necessary to listen (3) several times to explanations and instructions in order to comprehend all of the details.

However, after you have the correct understanding, you are a very capable administrator and respected in your work-group for your orderly style of management (3).


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