" Progress comes by maintaining constant effort in daily practice."
~~14th Dalai Lama 1935- Policy of Kindness (1997). Tenzing Gyatso
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of
love, and of a sound mind.
~~ 2 Timothy 1:7
~~ 2 Timothy 1:7
OM sham shanaishcharaye namah
Sauri - Sauron
Shanicarya - Sanisvaraya
Hari - Leya
Saturan - Sauran
Sćtern - Saturnus
the seventh one
kevan - kaiwan
kρονος - kronos
El - Eli
// The Old Sun // the best Sun //
Felidae - Felix
Shani-Simha game-plan scripted elements may include:
supports work in
Public Figure Examples
[rigidly ceremonial personality] [maintains a normalized dramatic appearance] [limited independent rights]
[unbalanced social pressure upon physical appearance] [self-discipline applied to complete disagreeable tasks] [chronic personality conflicts] [often ill exploited medicated]
[rigidly formal ceremonial speech] [maintains the traditional power displays] [limited family entitlements]
[obligation to manage celebrity commerce] [responsible political administrative workload] [must regulate detailed entertainment process]
[must display rigidly ceremonial gestures] [maintains the formal celebratory announcements] [dranatic class-conscious intelligence for business duties]
[mental depression in poetic romance]
[rigidly ceremonial anchoring routines] [maintains the conventional seasonal celebrations] [limited property entitlements] [must display home patriotism]
[household is the bulwark against entitlement, against glory, against fame] [mother may be defensive reactionary conservative] [staunch resistance to unearned celebrity]
[rigidly ceremonial creativity] [maintains the formal celebratory displays] [limited procreative entitlements] [must play speculative power games]
[slow lawful gains via choice-making elections ] [must impose order upon autocratic politicians]
[rigidly ceremonial acts of service] [maintains corrupt displays] [old enemies in drama-politics] [chronic heart-spine ailment]
[rigidly ceremonial alliances] [maintains the formal marriage displays] [limited political rights in partnership]
[dreamlike, withdrawing, mature, unyielding, stubbornly dramatizing, kinetic, rigidly intelligent lifepartner]
[survives dramatic political threats] [continues rigidly ceremonial initiation systems] [must resist revolutionary entitlements] [must endure pressure from hidden power games] [must maintain romantic secrecy]
[class-conscious dramatic ceremonial orthodoxy][believes in divine right of kings] [maintains the celebrated credenda] [old priesthood performs mandatory bright display] [lawfully golden costumed patriarchs] [strict rules for public theatre] [fear of autocratic religious punishments]
[rigidly disciplined dogmatic showy father] [father may impose commercial judgments] [father may be a presbyter, banker, curator, writer, or shopkeeper]
[rigidly ceremonial governance positions] [maintains the formal hierarchical displays] [onerous political duties] [strictly lawful regulatory authority]
[Shani-10 in Pūrvaphalgunī-3 is especially lawfully diplomatic = navamsha-Shani-Tula-uchcha]
[rigidly ceremonial friendships] [maintains the formal mass-participation displays] [limited political rights in the assembly] [resistance to special entitlements]
[contentious resistance to flamboyant disagreements] [political backchannel duties] [rigidly ceremonial meditations] [maintains the formal prayer displays] [limited entitlements granted in distant lands]
Harsha yoga protects against serious harm from crime, Race-hatred, war, addiction.
[fear of harm due to showing-off] [punitive consequence for poetic love] [romantic idealism only in private sanctuary] [enemies fail to impose political imprisonment]
One is positioned within environments characterized by sparkling specialness, unique talents, and creative glamour.
Resistance to Dramatic, Charismatic, Celebrity, Political, and Center-court Royal roles
Shanideva Bhagavan is trapped in an enemy rashi.
QUOTATION Das commentary WRT Shani-Simha
" Trouble and sorrow through accidents, partner and children.
Although you may have studious and good looking qualities,
The rashi of His enemy Surya is an exceptionally difficult placement for Shani.
Law-and-order Shani tends to find Himself in stressful, hostile environments. In Simha-Shani places, the entitled few (politicians, royalty, celebrity, financial speculators, creative-artists, children) are subject to Shani's imposition of systems, rules, laws, and zero-exception policies. And they push back.
EXAMPLE = rogesha Asta-harana Shani occupies [innovative-competitive Magha-1] [navamsha-Shani-Mesha-nicha] = failed political attempt to regulate and repress
When the classroom of Professor Shani is located in the rashi of Kingly Singha the Lion, the student's environment is characterized acts of independence and personal genius.
In the Simha-characterized classroom, Professor Shanaicarya specifically instructs upon the manifestation of those fears related to actions which could be punished for creating social disorder via being too much individualized, prideful or selfish.
Yet one is inevitably in contact with, has responsibility for, and may personally express a willful, creative, or self-entitled authority.
When center-stage attention is focused upon the student who is working through the curriculum of Shani-Simha, one responds to personal attention as a perceived threat to personal dignity The response is Typically, an frightened expression of terse, cold self-justification.
Under pressure of Simha's dramatically bright light, Serious Shani invokes some species of Law [Shani] or Higher Principle to reconfirm one's conformity to the expectations of the social order.
" I am a lawful member of society. Look here, I am in the right ."
Shani tends to be dry, cold, rigid, unyielding, and stiff. In Simha-razi, lawful orderly conformist Shani is very uncomfortable with Surya's strong emphasis on the genius of individual self.
Shani's awkward response to being born in Simha can be self-righteous indignation and self-justifying pride in following a largely self-created set of rules, laws, and principles.
Shani-Simha often indicates a person who in matters of adjudication places principled laws before "truth" and thus becomes a hypocrite.
Short-temper, Hypocrisy and Legalism
Shani-Simha's behavior is naturally quite inconsistent being unable to adhere to either the dramatic, heart-centered entitlements of hot, brilliant Simha nor the socially-ordered structure of stone-cold Shani.
Ironically, most Shani-Simha folk vigorously declare their contempt for hypocrisy on principle
Yet, the dilemma of this contradictory self-serving legalism and insistence on principle regardless of practical concerns often forces Shani-Simha into highly hypocritical roles.
To say one thing and do another - indeed to behave entirely without accountability to one's stated principles - is a common outcome of this difficult and frustrating juxtaposition.
If Shani-Simha yuti Rahu, one's speech and actions may be extremely (Rahu extremes) self-justifying and irregular.
Shani-Simha = fear of creativity, uniqueness, ideas.
EXAMPLE Extreme Shani-Simha conditions produce a Failed Morality Campaign
Backlash against Regulatory Repression of Creativity
Political Error VPOTUS-pair Music Censorship 1948- Tipper Gore
TAG's 1985 Music Prohibition campaign
illuminates the classic dilemma of creativity-fearing Shani-Simha - compounded by several extra disabilities including [Asta-harana]
TAG was in an all-girls rock band as a youth. (Budha) and she publicly identified as a musician. In 1985, age 37, Shani-Shani svabhukti - TAG formed a non-governmental parents advisory committee which aimed to discipline and legislate [Shani] the creative expressions [Simha] of the USA music industry.
Shani-Simha craves recognition for individual achievements, but whatever one can accomplish it is never enough to please the audience.
Often denied admiration and praise. Tends to subvert the performance so that the applause comes mixed with strictures of institutional governance and rule of law.
Politics, gaming, children, and creative entertainment are domains of responsibility and duty. One cannot be a self-centered theatrical diva but rather one must soberly, socially, regulate the divas.
Work which maintains the social order, the government, bureaucracies and legislative agencies [Shani] may require a brighter, more charismatic performance so that the native is often positioned in environments thick with celebrities, politicians, and creative individuals. Yet, one is tasked to limit and constrict their light.
Shani-Simha often enacts a frustrated tension between the obligation to respect the social law [Shani] versus the darkness-defying Light of Divine Intelligence that seeks expression via acts of individual creativity [Simha]. There is a strong tendency to perceive enjoyments, delights, games, entertainments and amusements as Unlawful.
Shani-Simha may be oppressed by a rigidly archaic (Shani archetypes) ethno-caste system (Shani regulated systems) One may be limited by a social hierarchy which oppresses the individual genius of personal brilliance, political charisma, or theatrical delight, in favor of rigid, old protocols for personal behavior.
Shani-Simha enforces a profound discipline in the creative expression. One may proceed in theatrical-political matters slowly, carefully, and only after proving [Shani] mastery of the formally expected and socially permitted expressions of individual intelligence [Simha].
However, angular Shani tends toward deep discipline rather than personal oppression, even in Simha
Stubbornness and Perplexing Contradictions
Distinctive Trait of Shani-Simha
What Shani-Simha lacks in Charm, He makes up for in Stubborn Pride
Aside from matters of inequity and stunted growth in romantic and political entitlement, it is generally likely that the extremely stubborn Shani-Simha types will in the end get exactly what they want.
Knowing the size of the gap between what one asserts is true and lawful versus what the social standard seems to be asserting is true and lawful, Shani-Simha typically has only one available approach to the situation.
Entrenched stubbornness is Shani's primary response to all threats to His systems. He imposes the political or creative ideals without flexibility and often without systems-intelligence. Shani-Simha may self-interpret as a patient person. Yet, the structural reality is profound traction of resistance to bright certainty [Simha] and a constitutional dithering between Shani's requirement for fixed rules versus the Simha rule-free, unique creative genius.
A visionary political reformer. Although there is a tendency for bright ideas to occur during Surya periods, often they do not materialize [Shani-12] in the terrestrial plane
These genius ideas do materialize on etheric planes, ; creating the form in another dimension. On the earthen plane, political or ideational brilliance may be subsumed by the requirements of law and order.
Q: from a native with Simha-Shani-2, yuvati-pati-7 in 2 for a Karkata indriya-lagna:
My experience has been repeated disappointment in the behavior of others, disputes, treachery, broken promises and unfulfilled expecations. I wasted my time on a woman who did not want me, and I sacrificed my pride to the common belief that preserving the marriage is more important than personal happiness. As a result, I now believe deeply that a person should develop self boundaries on compromises.
A: "I believe deeply that person should develop self boundaries on compromises ".
If that statement is authentically and profoundly believed, then the life experiences will systematically express the results of that belief and the should guilt which glues that belief to one's life foundations.
Even before being agreed, contracts in this life are being mentally pre-defined and pre-limited by a self-created rule about compromise.
Since all human experience proceeds from the seed of belief, it is wise to become conscious of one's beliefs. Human beliefs are the absolute foundational building-blocks of human reality.
Is it your intention to pre-limit all contracts via this fixed belief, justifying a self-concerned motive, and leaving less room for potential new ideas, adaptation, and growth?
If so, it is wise to plan for a marriage union which is highly formalized, in which the partners maintain parallel but independent lives, and which may endure socially but cannot mature psycho-electro-magnetic emotionally as neither partner's evolution can be accommodated by adjustment of the contract.
from a native with Simha-Shani-yuti-Rahu-2, yuvati-pati-7 in 2 for a Karkata indriya-lagna:
I have a question related to Shani's role in my nativity. I understand Shani makes me a hate politics, publicity, public scrutiny and other similar things. I am confused if I need to begin to embrace all the aforementioned things during the current Shani bhukti? Or should I work on avoiding these things?A: Namaste,
Delighted to know that you are enjoying the Jyotisha reading and finding the insights to be useful.
Professor Shani is a task-master and He generally rewards patient acceptance of the conditions. Not passive but patient. Shani's programming has been carefully crafted into your incarnation by you.
Shani's barriers, resistances, stubbornness, and rigidity were strategically placed in order to facilitate the best chance of reaching the consciousness goal.
Thus it is essential to deal with the difficulties as they arise, rather than attempt to run or get into denial. Placating the deities or following a magical formula for erasing the programming is highly unlikely to eliminate Shani's effects because all of the coding of the Jyotishavidya nativity
is highly purposeful.
The best strategy is to raise the level of approach to the standard problems, replacing Shani's typical fear with compassion for oneself, and applying one's knowledge of human nature to all challenges.
In the modern economies, most of the challenges are psychological rather than physical survival, but of course there are still people living in dire poverty and even slavery … for them it really is physical and can be brutal. But for you , the responsibility factor outweighs the survival factor.
Shani gives you mainly situations of the type in which "responsibility exceeds authority." With Shani-Simha entitlement to authority itself becomes a key issue.
Shani-related challenges generally begin easing after age 36 when Shani matures. But in your case due to Shani's proximity to Rahu (both in Purvaphalguni nakshatra) the maturity is delayed until Pretentious Professor Rahu can mature at age 48. By age 50, most of the challenge patterns are well-known and a toolkit to deal with them has been built. Then it's mainly a requirement to use the tools when Shani-related situations arise.
There are some physical tools (moving away from the situation) some emotional tools (non-engagement, no-contact, separation, freezing activity)
There are some mental tools (minimizing mind-share, refusal to worry, dismissing fear replacing with realism).
Shani tends to present agents (people, places, things) that express matters of bhava-2 (worthiness, treasury collection, language, lineage values-fulfillment , family history) and Simha (light, intelligence, performance art, entitlements, center of attention, exceptions to the rules, cats).
Mental tools are usually the first to engage. The first element is to recognize Shani's patterns at work. He specializes in resistance, rigidity, refusal, denial, and survival fear. Therefore having noticed that Professor Shani is teaching another scarcity lesson, one may respond with a logical inquiry into the fear, examining whether the situation really does threaten some terrible consequence like starvation or imprisonment.
It may feel scary because Shani uses ancient fears embedded in the reptile brain. But an objective mental scan of the options may discover that even a worst-case scenario can be dealt with#8211; presuming that one is willing to ask for help. Naturally Shani the Isolator forbids asking for help. But do it anyway as an expression of courage.
Emotional techniques include management of reactions, with a goal of transforming the reactivity into pro-activity completely.
You areenduring a bhukti of Shani and Shani occupies the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra , so it is reasonable to expect more than normal emotional blockage [Shani] to transformation (8) during Shani bhukti.
For the entire Guru mahadasha because Guru activates 12th-from and 3rd-from Chandra, there is an emotional emphasis on matters of 12 (research, distant lands, invisible environments) and 3 (management, teamwork, documentation, process, media-messaging).
Especially when Shani grants a permanent Shani-ashtamsha (due to Shani in 6/8 from Chandra at birth) and Shani is pushed-and-pulled by the more ambitious, risk-loving Rahu, It can be very helpful emotionally to have access to highly trained psychological counseling on-demand. It is useful to have consulting available, so that from the broader strategy of non-reactivity which is tough to achieve at first, a specific set of tactics can be developed for each situation as it arises.
Then physically, Shani is a blunt and often harsh agent on the physical plane and He deals in fear. Shani can be a bully. There may be times when the correct and intelligent response is to walk out the door in order to find a neutral environment.
Sometimes a "no-contact" policy is required. This may be particularly true for you because Rahu tends to generate frauds and impostors who hide behind a mask of authority. They may have personality disorders associated with shame [Shani] and they crave compensation via high-entitlement roles. (Narcissism and similar).
These types of personalities are the diva, the showboater, the drama-queen, and all species of harshly selfish folk along with those who will claim that they are exceptions to the rules because they are so wonderfully special [Simha]. The issue is often – due to Rahu-Shani-2 – a matter of truth vs. lies, with Rahu-2 telling expedient lies and Shani threatening to annihilate anyone who unmasks Rahu. They can be quite a pair ... particularly in dhanabhava, lying about history and lying about assets.
Therefore,it may be beneficial to have allies such as attorneys, and counselors, and advisors who can guide you toward the highest, most conscious, most legal (such as documentation) and most compassionately neutral response to the predicted pattern of misbehavior which Shani is programmed to produce.
Professor Shani must give tests and He requires a response to each question on the test.
Fleeing or denying (or fear-driven ritual) are not recommended. Just take the test. Do your best. There are many tests. They never stop. Shani's tests are reiterative, repeating the same material in a variety of ways to show skill mastery. As all test takers know, the more tests you take the better you get at taking tests!
Shani has a purpose. His jobs include teaching mature patience, increasing neutral compassion, insisting on honesty (even when you’re surrounded by liars) and demanding personal responsibility to identify the matching energy by which one indeed attracts these patterns.
It certainly is a workload, but if accepted with dignity and consciousness, it can be a very successful scaffolding into higher awareness.
Wishing you and your family every happiness, healing from sorrow, guidance by inner light, and success in all of life's endeavors,
The resistance to the unpleasant situation is the root of the suffering.
~~ Be Here Now 1931-2019 Baba Ram Dass
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