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  1. Shani-Mesha [nīcha]
  2. Shani-Urisha
  3. Shani-Mithunaya
  4. Shani-Karkata
  5. Shani-Simha
  6. Shani-Kanya
  7. Shani-Tula [uchcha]
  8. Shani-Vṛścika
  9. Shani-Dhanus
  10. Shani-Makara-Draco [svakshetra]
  11. Shani-Kumbha [svakshetra] [mulatrikona 0-20 deg]
  12. Shani-Meena

The resistance to the unpleasant situation is the root of the suffering. ~~ Ram Dass


OM sham shanaishcharaye samah

Professor Shani

Sauri * Sauron

Shanicarya * Sanisvaraya

Shanaideva Bhagavan

resides in


Vrishabha * Sthurin

Saturan * Kevan

Sauran * Shamash

Kronos * Kaivan * Khima *


"The Old Sun, the Best Sun"



Toro * Tavros * Oxen * Stirin * Stier

Byk * Bika * Boga * Bos bovis

* ath-thawr * hathor * shor

Shani-Urisha game-plan scripted elements may include:

  • karma of evaluation

  • survival fear of gathering, herds, treasures, accumulations, worth * vri, vir

  • obligation to impose lawful public order upon banking, keeping, ware-housing, containments, collections, reserves, conserves, historic values, accruals


Blue Mosque, Istanbul Turkia

Public Figures

Shani-1 [Yogakaraka for Urisha indriya-lagna] resistance to impulse + obligation to make regular, stepwise movements


Shani-2 [Dhanayoga Shani-2 rules-11] resistance to historical values + obligation to lawfully conserve wealth

Shani-3 = resistance to collaboration + obligation to lawfully discuss

Shani-4 [lagnesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna] resistance to parents + obligation to lawfully settle

Shani-5 [lagnesha for Makara-Draco indriya-lagna] resistance to celebrity + obligation to lawfully entertain

Shani-6 = resistance to exploitation + obligation to lawfully argue-complain


Shani-7 [dik-bala] resistance to equity + obligation to form lawful alliances

Shani-8 [Yogakaraka for Tula indriya-lagna] [Shani for Tula nativity]

Shani-9 [orthodox view of history] [maintains the financial doctrine] [rigidly preservationist father]

Shani-10 [svabhava] [Shani-10 rules 10th-from-10 steady alliances]

[responsible financial leadership] [obligatory public values regulation] [enduring treasury responsibilities] [respected weight of historic public duties]

Shani-11 [svabhava] [randhresha for Karkata indriya-lagna] resistance to friendly association + obligation to regulate earnings


Shani-12 = resistance to retreat + obligation to take lawful sanctuary while hosting the wisdom of the ancestors

Struggle to achieve luxurious pleasures, herds, and hoards.

Resistance to virtue, virility, value, worth.

Shani finds a hospitable residence in the rashi of His friend Shukra.

Shani-Urisha frozen blockage against Mangala's forward movement and against Surya's radiance = less difficult in sensual Shukra-ruled Vrishabha.

The placement is fairly innocuous unless Shani creates a nishturabhashi yoga oppressing the [uchcha] Chandra.

One may insist [Shani] that only the old ways [Shani] have value (Vrishabha) . A staunch traditionalist who is obliged [Shani] to maintain older lineages, including older orthodoxies.

Shani-Urisha tends to put most of its regulatory, ordering, step-wise energy into building a shield of resistance against superficially structured, flimsy, or unlawful experiences of sensual luxury.

Shani-Urisha supports lawful and regular pleasures such as enjoyment of traditional music, historic architecture, and lineage values-fulfillment in all of the civilized arts.

Shani-Gokula supports animal husbandry, the lawful management of herds and hoards, and slow, systematic accumulations of affluence . However, Shani-Urisha cannot tolerate excessive speed in wealth-gathering nor can He permit illicit indulgence.

Conservative tastes. Favors simple, rigidly structured design. Generally prefers the traditional way of doing things. Wants to return the world to a simpler (and more asset-scarce) time. Resists modernism, feels that modernism has low value.

Shani-Urisha is generally an artisan who favors small amounts of delicacy, slowly and carefully obtains.

Shani permits sensual indulgence in the lush products of field and forest (Vrishabha) Yet, he insists on getting pleasure by following strict, socially approved, rules.

The vintner with Shani Vrishabha may press his own grapes for wine; the farmer may harvest his own wheat for fresh-made bread;

the singer will write one's own songs.

Since the old way is nearly always the hard way , will apply much effort and discipline toward learning old crafts and collecting historic objects which have been composed through the ancient methods.

May be a teacher of traditional crafts such as simple original cooking, weaving, and agricultural skills.

Shani-Urisha works hard and steadily accrues wealth . Manages cattle, forests, and agricultural assets. Needs to tame and control the natural groves and meadows.

Frustrations stem from limits on the speed of acquisition. Wants to own valuables, but often burdened with rules limiting or slowing the obtainment of financial wealth . Treasury-keeping responsibilities become burdensome.

Resists the pleasure nature through discipline and limits but not denial; Shani-Urisha is not a masochist but rather one who must pace and regulate the intake of sense data in a structured fashion.

  • Nose-to-the-grindstone effort must precede the nose-in-the-wine-bouquet pleasure; Yet, the 5-senses rewards will be obtained.

  • Many collections and accumulations, with much responsibility to maintain them.

  • Favors collections of historical objects, family antiques, and books in old languages.

Shani constrains the amount of time available to enjoy life's abundant natural beauty. Less time to relish natural wealth of artistic beauty, sensual pleasure, fine food and wine, exquisite textiles etc.

  • Macedon-King o-Megos 356-323 BCE Alexander-III accrued a stunning collection of treasures, pilfered by himself and his soldiers during their rapacious conquests. However, as soon as he was finished with one battle he embarked on another, leaving precious little time to enjoy any of it. He died age-32.

Professional responsibilities in food, art, music

  • French Chef Julia Child = responsibility for transmitting a huge historic culinary tradition in 30-minute television episodes

Stability and characteristic commitment to follow the golden mean is appreciated. One does accumulate significant financial wealth albeit more slowly than others, or with more impedance.

QUOTATION Das commentary upon Shani residing in Vrishabha rashi

"You have connections with older things for pleasure , such as antiques, ancient customs or cultures, older spouses, and so on.

  • Not easily contented because the desires are unattainable.

Because you feel restrictions arise mainly out of society's typical understanding of happy family life,

  • you are compassionate on others' troubles , which you see all around you.

You try to restrain the presence of what you see as "typical happy home life" in yourself.

You try to make it more "true" and "more focused on higher principles."


All Saints Episcopal Church in San Francisco, California

"Progress comes by maintaining constant effort in daily practice ."

~~ 14th Dalai Lama 1935- Policy of Kindness Tenzing Gyatso (1997).



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