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  5. Surya-Simha * mulatrikona 1-10 deg
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  7. Surya-Vanika * nichha
  8. Surya-Vrizchika
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  11. Surya-Kumbha
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  2. Surya in bhava-2
  3. Surya in bhava-3
  4. Surya in bhava-4
  5. Surya in bhava-5 * svabhava
  6. Surya in bhava-6
  7. Surya in bhava-7
  8. Surya in bhava-8
  9. Surya in bhava-9
  10. Surya in bhava-10 * digbala
  11. Surya in bhava-11
  12. Surya in bhava-12


OM hram hrim hraum sah suryaya namah


Professor Surya

Savitra * the stimulator

resides in

Makara-Draco * Draco

Akokera * Ena

Sun * Sol * Saule * So-Ra

Utu * Aten Ata * Athithya *

Shamash * Helios * Havar

Apollo-Paul * Ameratsu

Nyima * Nyayiru * Ra


the constellation of


Dra-cornis * Draco * the horned One

Ruled by Ravi's enemy Shani


Snow at Nezu Shrine - Woman in Snow) c. 193x

painted by Tsuchiya Koitsu 1870-1949


Aging Lion

Public Figures

Surya in bhava-1

Surya in bhava-2

Surya in bhava-3


Surya in bhava-4

Surya in bhava-5


Surya in bhava-6

Surya in bhava-7

Surya in bhava-8

Surya in bhava-9 * Urisha radical lagna

Surya in bhava-10 * dig-bala

Surya in bhava-11


Surya in bhava-12

Empress Cleopatra

Makara * Draco * = a horned sea-monster, often associated with strict laws of the dragon kingdom (draconian rules).

Suryai-Makara-Draco * bright center of governed social order

"I am" self-centric identity formed by thought-streams emitting from The Series of Suns

"I am" regulatory, unable to recognize exceptions, Structured, Lawful, Orderly.

The natural genius of Surya-Makara seeks to radiate from the center of orderly environments , such as

  • social institutions and large corporations

  • multi-ranked, status-laddered, pyramid-shaped hierarchies

  • professions imposing lawful and orderly operations

  • government bureaucracies at every level, from local to international

  • policy-and-procedure

  • bureaucratic organizations

Surya-Makara's public behavior is typically lawful, socially correct, personally disciplined, and usually hard-working as well.

When uncomfortably placed, Surya-Makara may signal a certain amount of hierarchical conceit. One may radiate the "right status".

Compliance with organizational directives. "Company man."

Often disinterested in matters of brightness, heat, creativity, individuality, and distinctiveness. Although a highly capable organizer, Surya-Makara may lack the ability to recognize the unique spiritual and creative (Surya) qualities of others.

  • Natural regulator-administrator; highly attentive to the letter of the law in social dealings.

  • Surya = iconic and idealized; the Surya-Makara represents a lawfully perfect image of "everyman"

  • However, the intelligence which motivates the spirit of the law tends to escape this native's attention. Surya-Makara is a rather materialistic and dis-spirited placement.

Individualized tastes and personal intelligence tend to be interpreted as nno-conformity therefore both the native and one's father tends to tone down all forms of innovation and march along in step with the middle flanks.

Surya-Makara male figures in general display a lack of enthusiasm for life, even while they may succeed perfectly well in business, government, church society, and professional promotions.

Savitra, constrained in the rashi of Surya's bitter enemy Shani, can provide some variety of social constraint upon individual validation .

During periods of Surya, Savitra may experience social stigma due to having taken a selfish (Surya) in a conformist (Shani) social environment.

If unsupported by a strong ruling Shani, Makara-Surya may signify a weakened social status.

  • Four-times-married-and-divorced Lights Out 1968- singer Lisa Marie Presley endured a degree of mainstream social disapproval for her personal (Surya) choices to break or bend their society's conventional marriage rules.

Usually not a status-weakener for yogakaraka Shani lagna of Thula or Vrishabha.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin * Surya-yuti-Budha = Urisha lagna ++ Rahu-Urisha * uttama-1 * although BJF was a highly prominent figure in the Revolutionary War era of the new American Republic, he never sought and rarely held public office (10). Rather, BJF preferred to develop the economic linkages Chandra-Kumbha-10 that would facilitate the commercial development of the new republic's marketplace systems.

Makara-Surya may signify a weakened social status * However, if Surya receives a strengthening 10th or 7th drishti from Professor Shani, the native may enjoy a well-structured career and respectable reputation.

  • POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan * Shani-Mesha casts an insitutional-authority10th drishti into Surya in bhava-1 ++ Shani rules-and-aspects 10th-from-Chandra. RWR suffered from a weak, veiled father-figure. He faced some career stigma in the 1950's due to his divorce from the popular actress Jane Wyman. Yet, his Shani-yuti-Rahu-yuti-Chandra-4 complex (drama) sends a powerful drishti into Surya-1, helping to create the charismatic political puppet.

  • POTUS-32 Fireside Chats 1882-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt * Shani-Mesha 10th drishti to Surya-yuti-Zukra-3 * FDR was frequently accused of being an autocrat. Shani owns and aspects bhava-3 containing Surya + Zukra-3 communications and cousins (Eleanor was his cousin). Most of the damage to professional reputation is mitigated through Shani's characteristic dedication to work duty. Surya also rules bhava-4 containing a Kumbha-Budha, Therefore, the idiosyncrasy for which FDR would have been the most bitterly criticized, namely his relationship to his wife's secretary (Budha), never reached the public awareness.

  • USA-Gov-FL 1953- real-estate Jeb Bush + Somana-yuti-Rahu. Shani-uttama However, no Shani drishti upon his Surya-yuti-Rahu-yuti-Chandra

All of the public personalities on the list to the left in some way endured social criticism for their lifestyle (Ravi) choices. The censure occurs according to the bhava of Surya and other placements such as Surya's angle to Chandra.

Surya-Makara's ego-membrane expression depends on the character of survivalist, law-and-order Shani.

In Tarot, "the Hierophant".

Attracted to the reactionary conservative political wings of all political parties, social movements, and religions. Driven by a need for safety (Shani) rather than a hunger for truth , Ravi suffers low moral integrity in Makara.

Surya-Makara radiates confidence in matters of social hierarchy and "the law of the jungle" very well.

As always, if Shani is dignified, the negative implications are reversed, and the native may -- with time and maturity -- display superior moral character.

  • after some youthful dissonance, the uttama-Shani support in nativities of "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey and dramatist-philanthropist Paul Newman allowed them to reach high levels of personal moral development.

  • Shani-Makara-11 (strong placement) + Surya-11 =After a severe scandal involving bribery of members of Congress, Standard Oil 1874-1960 philanthropy John D. Rockefeller , quit his director roles in both US Steel and Standard Oil - two of the most powerful corporations of the day - in order to pursue philanthropy "untainted" by the impurity of these public crimes.

Visible public behavior = psychologically driven by childhood memories of punishment for non-conformity, and praise for proper public behavior.

Ravi-Makara seeks core validation from human institutional organizations (Shani) rather than finding spiritual validation through the authentic divine presence (Surya).

Grants a defensive, conformist ego-personality distinguished by low self-esteem, hidden behind a narrow and parochial personal morality.

Subscribes to and acts from the default set of conservative practices within one's present-life culture. Visible public behavior psychologically driven by childhood fear of punishment.

Surya-Makara = karaka for chronic, deep-seated physical illness es resulting from "spiritual malnutrition" and public overcompensation for private immoral behavior.

Compensation behaviors, posturing, and "hiding" of the inner weakness seem necessary for social survival . the native adopts the social programming of a large organization (Typically, a religious one) in order to protect one's weakened inner life-force core (Surya) from withering and death..

Surya-yuti-Budha cans serve as a mouthpiece for Shani's materialistic and economic ideologies (Shani). One loses Surya's natural autocratic style and instead becomes a spokesperson for a social-economic class.

If Surya-Makara in kendra or otherwise strengthened, the leadership style = moralistic with ideological sermonizing and public displays of ritually conformist behavior.

Naturally at home in large, conservative religious and government organizations

Surya-Makara in bhava-10 is especially predictive of leadership roles in large, socially hierarchical organizations such as corporate power structures and government or religious institutions.

Surya-Makara in bhava-11 is by contrast more focused on social networking albeit the context of the community linkage work (11) is Makara suggesting legalism, rule-governed organizations, and hierarchies

If Surya-yuti-Zukra, well-liked by the common people . Zukra = lovely bone structure, photogenic, and appeals to the bourgeois class.

Personal behavior is ultimately hypocritical, with the native prone to say one thing (Shani) and do another (Surya) throughout life.

Surya-Makara = karaka for a"pious official" who can vigorously promote ideology as a substitute for faith. Attracted into cults where statutory law is worshipped as divine. Needs organized religious support, but may turn over one's own moral authority to a charismatic religious leader.

The channel for divine intelligence is narrowed, and personal creativity reduced. One may be, however, a brilliant and clear mirror of the common mentality , One may brilliantly represent and articulate the needs, frustrations, and -- especially -fears of the proletariat.

Public appearance of s t rict and orderly traditional cultural morality is essential to the mission.

Yet, because one's access to divine intelligence is channeled through human organizational structures (Makara) and not through inner confidence, the inner moral compass is weakened.

Surya-Makara may parrot the moral rules of the organization (Makara) without personal inquiry or spiritual engagement. Public posturing.

Lack of ultimate accountability. In a leadership position, this native is prone to self-doubt.

Politically (Surya rules politics) the native projects a leadership persona of strict adherence to principle; thus Ravi/Makara appeals to ideologues of any stripe, and to the common people, who fear for their safety.

Courage and moral intelligence at a low ebb, under pressure from the law-abiding, structural-organizational agenda of Shani. The heart is constrained.

The rashi of Surya's mutual enemy Shaniis an inhospitable place for Surya.

Independent willpower is much constrained by Shani's lowest-common-denominator, conformist rule of law. the native 's ability to follow the law is impeded by a stunted ego-membrane that feels oppressed rather than supported by rules. Can be unethical and selfish due to low-self confidence.

If Shani is well placed, Surya-Markara = hard-working with good business sense.

Ego reduction increases the capacity for compliance with organizational directives , and the compliant Savitra may be promoted successfully into higher ranks of the pyramid.

If Splendid Surya receives incoming drishti of Shani, there is increased social-law accountability. Protection from elite hierarchies. If Shani is strong, one's own willpower can be harnessed to the interests of large social organizations.

Father * father-figure

Father-figure may be the bio-dad, adoptive dad, male guardian, or other dominant male = concerned with survival, rank, status, respect, and social conformity.

The father may be weak-willed, with a law-and-order orientation to public life. Father is often emotionally distant, punitive, narrow-minded, and hypocritical.

Father's approach to life may be legalistic and conformist rather than supportive of his children's individual spirit. Father gives performance-based praise and wants to see the children move up the status ladder - nothing more and nothing less.

Often dad works for large corporations, government bureaucracies, or institutions

  • the father of VPOTUS Military Weapons Contracts 1941- Dick Cheney worked for the government USA dept of agriculture (Makara) as a fields-and-forests official (10)

Suggestion of a substantial gap between his stated principles and his actions. Typically, the "gap" is defined by a public commitment to marriage and family as the "pillars of society" contrasted with prolonged absence from the family home. Infidelity to the publicly stated principles may be the result.

External, public conformity and adoption of a * safe*, conservative belief system is understood to provide personal survival for the child .

The hypocritical lineage of public/private "cognitive dissonance" and infidelity is passed from father to child , unless other graha support a more firm moral character. The adult child seeks out punitive, moralistic human authority figures who resemble the father.

As always, if Shani is dignified, the negative implications are reversed, and the father may -- with time and maturity -- display superior moral character.

[Full profile of father = Surya-yuti-Guru + dharma bhava + Dharmesha-9 + 9th-from-Chandra + pitri-karaka + D-12]

QUOTATION Das commentary "The Sun is in Capricorn or the Sun is in Aquarius, and the Sun is aspected by Saturn."

"You will overcome your enemies

  • and will prosper due to government favor."


from NASA * Image Credit Copyright * Marat Ahmetvaleev

"This sunrise panorama seems to show such a moment on the winter morning of February 15 [2013]. In the mist, a calm, mirror-like stretch of the Miass River flows through the foreground along a frosty landscape near Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Pragmatic and bureaucratic

Surya-Makara = situational ethics favor the expedient and the practical;

Typically one finds the light of Divine Intelligence radiating from within the corporate and governmental institutions of the social order.

Surya-Makara radiantly emits seniority. One dramatically enacts (Surya drama) the character of one who respects tradition and rules.

Although independently the Ego-membrane is too weak to confront stronger egos, nevertheless an individual can succeed socially when there is a big system to create the theatrical stage of life.

Surya-Makara flourishes when there is somebody bigger to hide behind - often a church, bank, corporation or institutionalized political party .

Frequently found in political government and bureaucracies where the system rewards loyalty not integrity . Not an 'alpha' personality, despite perhaps being instrumentally marketed by their organizations (especially in politics) as "great leader" .

Surya-Makara = karaka for a political appointee functionary, who does the bidding of the hierarchy.

QUOTATION Das comments = Surya- Makara

"... average or below average of help to the overall life,

  • causing interest in low class persons

  • greed, working in low jobs, timidity,

lacking relatives, fickle, a wanderer, weak, be endowed with various deeds,

  • will lose everything due to conflicts with his relatives , and will be a voracious eater ."


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