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Graha * Bhava * Amsha * Rashi


Shiva and Parvati, night terrace



OM dram dreem droum sah shukraya namah

OM pram preem proum sah shanaischaraya namah




Venus * Ishtarra * Ashatara

The Bright One


Phos-phoros * Heos-phoros

Lucifer * Vesper

Morgen-steorra // Aefen-steorra

Inanna * Aphrodite * Venera


Saturn * Kevan

Saturan * Sauran * Kronos * Kaivan

Anu * Ninurta * El * Eli

"the old sun, the best sun"

Shani-yuti-Zukra descriptions also apply to Shani-Zukra in mutual aspect


~~ W. C. Fields " Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water."

Himeji Castle in Japan built from year 1333 CE has never been damaged by earthquake or war

Shani-Meza * nichha yuti Zukra-Meza

Shani-Urisha yuti Zukra-Urisha

Shani-Mithunaya yuti Zukra-Mithunaya

Shani-Karkata yuti Zukra-Karkata

Shani-Simha yuti Zukra-Singha

Shani-Kanya yuti Zukra-Kanya * nichha

Shani-Thula * uttama yuti Zukra-Vanika

Shani in Vrizchika yuti Zukra-Vrizchika

Shani-Dhanuzya yuti Zukra-Dhanuzya

Shani-Makara-Draco yuti Zukra-Makara-Draco


Shani-Kumbha yuti Zukra-Kumbha

Shani-Meena yuti Zukra-Meena * uttama

  • elegance

  • architectural minimalism

  • delayed achievement of equity
  • limited luxuries
  • orderly feminine figures
  • pragmatic finance
  • contractual discipline
  • socially constrained harmony
  • conventionally regulated pleasures
  • trust in age
  • mutuality over time
  • class-structured arrangements

This benevolent combination signals success in artistic endeavor of a pragmatic * materialistic character * such as music composition or fashion design. Deepens the artistic discipline.

Shani contributes mature realism to Zukra's aesthetic of balance + beauty.

In a husbandly nativity * may prefer an elder wife.

success in disciplined artistic endeavor, such as music composition or fashion design

Pleasure of Working, Structuring, Lawfulness

Likes to work (and work, and work) in a structured lawful environment where deal-making, arranging, balancing, negotiation, match-making define the daily process. Yet unless Surya is exceptionally strong, the combined force of Shani with Zukra prevents the theatrical, self-focused solipsism that could lead to autocracy in governance roles.

  • POTUS-38 Time to Heal 1913-2006 Gerald R. Ford had lagnesha Chandra in Anuradha-Maitra-5 * was emotionally identified with national stability and security in the periods after the lightning-strike (Anu-Radha).ofthe Kennedy assassination followed by the Nixon impeachment trials. 7th-from-Chandra = bhava-11 representing POTUS-pair-38 Addiction Recovery 1918-2011 Betty Bloomer Ford who was a master of socially dignified entertaining of wealthy patrons. Gerald Ford maintained a 25-year career in the USA Congress House of Representatives before being conscripted into the VPOTUS role with POTUS-37 Watergate 1913-1994 Richard Nixon. Ultimately the Nixon-iresignation promoted him to POTUS-38. Ford was liked on both sides of the aisle for his cooperative, balanced style of negotiation (Zukra) leading to legislation (Shani). However, with Shani-yuti-Zukra-11, Mr. Ford was not a natural autocrat, and once separated from the lawful (Shani) bargaining-balancing, deal-making (Zukra) environment of Congress, he became a weak chief executive unable to win POTUS-38 re-election.

structured approach to fashion and architectural design

The male is attracted to women of common background, with loyal, hard-working and materialistic qualities. Typically, the woman is blessed with an excellent sense of artistic design, and they are often employed in the fashion, arts management, or architectural design industries. Occasionally the graha are so advanced that the wife is involved in the development of apprehension of beautiful cosmic or mathematical designs

The wife's attention is closely focused on the material plane. Wealth development is a primary goal (Shani) and pleasure (Zukra). Men with Shani + Zukra have wives who help the male native to build wealth, and wives who build their own wealth independently through their dedicated professional behaviors. Marriage is steady and dutiful. Slow but steady accumulation of financial wealth through the pragmatic financial and professional behaviors of the wife.

For a husband-nativity, Zukra + Shani in strong positions can signify a wife who is a fashion designer or an artist's model

  • Moneyball 1963- drama-commerce Brad Pitt

  • Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr + Guru

From the perspective of one in the husband-role, she in the wife-figure likes to work and she is appreciated in her professional environment. She will flourish in the arts, fashion, and worlds of structure and appearance. She is particularly well-respected for being a dedicated worker who observes the rules and conforms to the social hierarchy.

Naturally if other graha interfere, the prognosis is changed.

  • Iran-Shah 1919-1980 Aryamehr Mohamed Reza Pahlavi enjoyed a first marriage with a very beautiful women (Fawzia of Egypt) who showed the characteristic lovely bone structure. Unfortunately the Zukra-Shani pair occupy a hostile rashi of Simha, where neither Shani nor Zukra are welcome. Furthermore, Kuja the Deal Breaker shares Simha with the wife-karaka Zukra and the Duty Karaka Shani. The wife left him for undisclosed reasons.

financially privileged, reliable, lawful, upholds the social class order

  • POTUS-38 Time to Heal 1913-2006 Gerald R. Ford = Anuradha-Chandra-5 political lawful stability and Shani-yuti-Zukra-11 = 7th-from-Chandra (indicating a hardworking, bargaining, graceful, respectable lifepartner). Ford served 25 years in USA Congress, working both sides of the aisle (Zukra) as an agent of discourse between political opponents. He was known as a sober, reliable and gracious (Shani + Zukra) deal-maker who worked to support the wealthy donor-class (Vrishabha) while negotiating fair legislation and upholding the hierarchical social order (Shani).

  • POTUS-25 Gold Standard 1843-1901 William McKinley was a master of combining financially privileged relationships with government legislation. McKinley enjoyed powerful financial support during each of his campaigns to fill governance roles (Shani). He operated by "cronyism" (Shani, chronos) by doing the bidding of his financial backers. McKinley primarily served as the legitimizing "face" for Big cintamani * mani * money in control of popular government, but he was not a hypocrite. His Vriddhi-pati-11 + rogesha-6 Zukra (economy, workers) combined with dhanapati-2 + bhratru-pati-3 Shani (banking, business) convinced him that his income and his relationships with the financiers (Zukra) were supporting social orderliness (Shani). Like many of his generation, he hoped to create a body of law that would prevent the destructive chaos of economic "panics" which had gripped the nation during the 1800's. However, with Rahu-1 and Mula lagna, he ultimately became a force of greater disruption when he was assassinated in office.

If either Shani or Zukra happen to rule bhava-6, conflicts and accusation can assail even the best combinations

  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine * Shani-yuti-Zukra-Kumbha-3. Ms. MacLaine has written many books, hosted discussions and conferences, and tried to legitimize (Shani) her New Age (Kumbha) principles and perceptions. Her writings and cinema roles have been almost entirely profitable due to Zukra-3 rules-11 profits. However, her philosophical writings are also unfortunately generally deprecated due to contentious, dissatisfied Zukra ruler of 6.

Mixed narratives: mani-money (Zukra) and the working classes (Shani)

Nixon (below) = not a conjunction but rather a Zukra-Shani parivartamsha. Still this case exemplifies one of the ironies of Zukra-Shani combinations as it expresses the mixing of those using a narrative of pleasure-treasure with those committed to a narrative of scarcity.

  • POTUS-37 Watergate 1913-1994 Richard Nixon * Zukra-2 parivartamsha Shani-5. Nixon campaigned as the voice of the working man (Zukra-2 in razi of Shani). He recounted the stories of those knew the value of a dollar and appointed himself as the spokesperson for those who did not want wasteful government expenditure. After winning the POTUS-37 election, Nixon then authorized and supervised the massively wasteful expenditure of a colossal foreign war which he thought would ensure his governance legacy (Shani lagnesha-5 political identity).


Crater Lake Oregon, sunrise

Zukra receives drishti of Shani

= similar but slightly less structured by duty and material responsibilities. Shani drishti to Zukra is beneficial for marriage stability and commitment to vows.


Zukra in mutual aspect [opposition] to Shani

Seven Year Itch 1926-1962 Marilyn Monroe

UK-PM Global Alliance 1953- Tony Blair


Isabel Clara Eugenia and Magdalena Ruiz by Sanchez Coello, Alonso. ca. 1586

collection of El Museo de Pradoen Madrid, Espana

Shani drishti to Zukra, especially the mutual aspect, greatly strengthens materialism.

When Shani has any relationship to Zukra, the material capabilities are enhanced. More so with the mutual aspect.

One becomes acutely focused on affluence , money management , collections and accumulations, acquisitions of all kinds. The artistic and architectural sensibilities = enhanced. But one is not a spacey artist with a Shani-Zukra connection. Upward mobility and material luxury are the goals of this duo.

Young people often ask: will I be wealthy in this life? If monetary wealth is wanted, one answer will be found in the relationship between Shani and Zukra.

In a masculine nativity, the wife is skillful with funds and always focused on acquisitions. Normally also a gracious entertainer. If Shani is in a tough rashi e.g. Vrizchika or Simha, the wife may be a bit hard-boiled, but her money-radar will be sharp. Her goal is to build up a beautiful and luxurious social position for the marriage. If Zukra and Shani are auspicious, she will succeed.

Loneliness. Socially awkward and disconnected, oppressed/repressed emotionally. Hard worker, reserved. The female spouse (Zukra) may be glamorous and social butterfly while the male native is reserved and disciplined. Although one may love one's young wife or daughters deeply and delight in their charms, Zukra-opposed-Shani may feel old and dry in the presence of their attractive, sensual youth.

Zukra and Shani are friendly toward each other, and this yoga is not so much of a problem if one can relax into a suitable work-pleasure balance. The key to managing this yoga is to not take yourself so seriously. With this yoga one is a seriously committed lover and good citizen. You make time to enjoy pleasures with loved ones. Barring Rahu-Ketu or other unstable influence upon the Zukra-Shani axis, one is faithful to the marriage vows.

Maintaining strength and security for your loved ones is a job you do well and for which you deserve recognition. But there is no need to be gloomy and overly serious about your role. Unfortunately, it seems like the women in one's life do not appreciate one's efforts, and one's orderly aesthetic tastes are perhaps not praised by society.

Frustration in marriage due to feeling overworked and underappreciated. Female spouse is a pleasure-lover (type of pleasure via Zukra's rashi ). Female spouse is sensually indulgent or self-permissive, in contradistinction to one's own more serious behavior. however, she may have nice qualities such as a pleasant appearance and social charm.

Zukra and Shani are friendly Graha who can work together well with consciousness. Lighten up.


Icy ocean beach

Zukra in shad-ashtaka 6-8 challenge-angle to Shani


Menorah for Channukah

Normally, Zukra and Shani are friends. Zukra directs the material pleasure senses while Shani manages material order and organization.

Shani's job is to ensure safety through conformity. Zukra's job is to provide pleasure through attraction and sensual experience. When properly coordinated, Zukra + Shani provide artistic and architectural design capability, financial well-being, and social structures such as marriage which facilitate the flow of material pleasures. They are normally a cooperative and 'simpatico' pair.

When Zukra and Shani are out of balance (6/8), sensual pleasure experience and the rules of social structure are permanently in conflict. One feels a lifelong tension and animosity between that to which one is Attracted, versus that which society (Shani) condones. One's love choices feel socially unsupported, unapproved or unsafe.

One tends to lack affluence development or maintenance skills. Wealth acquisition prognosis is reduced.

The lover, or spouse, women in one's life generally -- even one's taste in textiles, perfumes, art and literature (Zukra) -- is found to be uncomfortably off-balance with conventional social relationship rules (Shani). Even if the love relationship is satisfying on a personal level, the lover may cause humiliation, undignified servitude (such as prostitution or slavery), or other deprivation of social protection.

Vimshottari periods of awkward shad-ashtaka 6/8 angle between Zukra-Shani are inherently difficult. During these periods, the native projects one's internal love-vs-security conflict upon the external environment.

The love object seems to be misbehaving . One's love partner (or one's aesthetic preference in the case of taste in scents / sweets / art / music / literature) is found to be socially inappropriate. One can't"make it work" gracefully. There is exaggerated tension and inner argument between the partners. One's love cannot be forced into a socially 'safe' relationship package.


Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque * Kuantan Mosque * Pahang, Malaysia

The Way Out = releasing the fear trauma

For the conscious native, periods of 6/8 between any two graha = an opportunity to bring subconscious conflict from parallel lives up to the surface awareness. shad-ashtaka 6-8 challenge-angle s are troublesome in material and electro-magnetic emotional life

Yet, these periods offer the opportunity to"seize the day" in therapeutic self-reflection. From the present lifetime's intelligent control base, seek to re-negotiate these old fears of disharmony and social punishment.

An imbalance-seeking-a-remedy between sensual pleasure and social duty in the parents' relationship has led to the native internalizing the negative expectation that one's love experience must result in insecurity, and also that the achievement of social approval must entail a battle to keep love pleasures at bay.

During the 6/8 Zukra-Shani bhukti , relationships are awkward and blaming . Previous agreements appear to be at the point of collapse. One expects an uprising of polarizing catalysis with the beloved to "only get worse".

The attraction does not end, and the fear of punishment does not end; rather, both the attraction * akarshana * and the fear of negative consequences from the attraction will intensify, in tandem . Discomfort is heightened if the two rashi are especially adversarial -- e.g., Simha vs. Makara.

A balance between true attraction and social lawfulness seems unachievable, Yet, the relationship cannot be ended. As always with the 6/8, one is "damned if you do and damned if you don't."

As always with Shani bhukti, their bark is worse than their bite . Shani's job is to stimulate memory-embedded fear-based resistance to change. Shani's compulsive repetition of the past is similar to what psychologists call Post Traumatic Shock. The intimidating power of remembered fear is usually much worse than its actual, measurable material consequences in the present time.

Any Shani bhukti evokes survival fear. Shani in the '6th-from' any graha evokes specific fears of war, slavery, poverty, and disgrace. The way out of Shani's "traction" is to develop a conscious awareness that an awkward shad-ashtaka 6/8 angle Zukra-Shani bhukti (whether secondary bhukti or a shorter tertiary 'antardasha') evokes an inherited set of negative expectations, usually a legacy from the parents (but traceable to the native 's parallel lives as well). The parents' fear-based belief system can be questioned, and a realistic assessment of realistic consequences (Shani) can be produced.

What are the real consequences? Is one's choice of spouse, lover, music, or style or dress likely propel one headlong into poverty, prostitution, ignominy, or crime? If so, by all means take action! But under normal circumstances, Shani's fears are hyper-charged with the memory of genuine trauma in the past. In some parallel life , one's husband did indeed sell one into brutal prostitution. A wife's drug addiction in a another life plunged an entire family into poverty and disgrace. In some lifetime, one was driven from the village with burning torches (Shani) for wearing fancy clothes (Zukra).

All true. But if the past-life charge can be released off these memories, one will quite likely find that the threatened social censure is relatively tame, and the beloved is not the enemy.


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~~ Revelation 22:16 (version: King James Bible)

(Star of David = Shani, and Morning Star = Zukra)