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Professor Chandra

Somana * Krishanaya

Thoma * Tha

resides in






वारुणी Vāruṇī



the bitter apple

ruled by Rahu and Varuna

calmed by mixed networks

protectors of universal mingling

soothed by risky marketplaces

needs to make expedient social connections

protectors of universal mingling

emotional patterning delivered into the Earth consciousness grid

conferred by the races of Sadachbia * Tabernacles


Graha * Bhava * Amsha * Rashi

Nakshatra of Rahuvan


Varuna riding the Makara = Guardian of the Structures and Systems of the Worlds

attribution unknown, Orissa style


Rogier van der Weyden c. 1440 * Portrait of a Woman in a Winged Bonnet


Neolamarkia cadamba = Anthocephalus cadamba

sacred tree for Sadachbia nakshatra

Chandra resides in a Nakshatra Trine of Rahu

Emotional risk, fascinations, obsessions

Chandra's ethnocentric, roots-dwelling, nurturing protectiveness, emotional reactivity, and parental response patterns tend to crave a Great Leap Forward via breaking social barriers + taking risks

See also: Chandra in a nakshatra of Rahu

Each of the Rahu-ruled nakshatra of Chandra is emotionally compatible with other exciting, entrancing, fascinating, ambitious Rahu-ruled Mix-Masters

  1. [Chandra in Arudra-Orion] soothed by exciting signals * needs to writhe * sensitive to animal instincts * protectors of stormy wildness

  2. Chandra in Svatika-Arcturus * soothed by risky agreements * guardians of culturally-mixed harmony * seeks shelter in opportunistic alliances * guardians of culturally-mixed harmony

  3. [Chandra in Sadachbia-Varuna] calmed by mixed networks * protectors of universal mingling * soothed by risky marketplaces * needs to make expedient social connections * protectors of universal mingling

Nakshatra Trine of Rahu

Like A-rudra and Shata-taraka, the Swa-ti folk are much more complexly involved in unconventional, barrier-bending, taboo-twisting activities [Rahu] than their balanced superficial appearance might immediately reveal.

the three nakshatra of Rahu have an open-minded attitude toward behaviors that may be judged irregular, exotic, arrhythmic, even lawless.

Shata-taraka Soma is distinctively sociological, with a gift for understanding the behavior of large groups, the masses and the classes. Shata-taraka can handle weird ideas in a systematic fashion due to its scientifically experimental mind. They have an intuitive approach toward networks - both social and conceptual - that often places them in the avant-garde of social change movements.


Hubble Space Telescope captures Distant Galaxies

Shata-Vishaka * Shata-taraka

  • ruled by Rahu

  • 06-Kumbha-40 until 19-Kumbha-59

  • all 4 pada of Sadachbia = contained within Chandra-Kumbha

Zatataraka Chandra pada-1 * navamsha Chandra-Dhanus

  • Lord of the Rings 1892-1973 linguist J.R.R. Tolkien [Somana-yuti-Guru(9) * break taboo against knowing hidden worlds

  • Heartbreak Hotel 1935-1977 Graceland Elvis Presley [Shani-yuti-Chandra] (4) * break taboo against knowing hidden worlds race-culture mixing, charismatic agent of social electricity

  • Purple Rain 1958-2016 guitarist Prince (6)


Zatataraka Chandra pada-2 * navamsha Chandra in Makara

Zatataraka Chandra pada-3 * Kumbha-Ghata navamsha

Zatataraka Chandra pada-4

Meena-Antya navamsha

[Pushkara pada]


  • partner of USA Civil Rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King, Mrs. Coretta Scott King

  • abdicated King of England 1936 Edward-VIII (taboo breaker, king married an alien)

  • artist, polymath Leonardo da Vinci (artist, polymath)

  • USA baseball champion, second husband of Marilyn Monroe Joe DiMaggio

  • Paul Newman = charismatic actor, progressive activist

  • professor of esoteric religious practice Mircea Eliade



Janma-Chandra in Zatataraka = a thousand powers

  • double-Rahu = electricity = super-shakti

  • moody and mystical; ab lass mixing

  • Shani and His co-ruler Rahu + Varuna

Shatabishakya-Chandra =

ambitious [Rahu] and risk-taking [Rahu]

scientific, populist , methodical and systematic [Kumbha]

visionary universalistic futuristic [Kumbha]

  • Annunciation 1452-1519 logic Leonardo daVinci * Somana-yuti-Guru (11) LdV created a compelling visual narrative of Mediterranean civilization. His magnificent renderings of daily life were mixed with drawings of future machines. More than 500 years later, his oeuvre is still considered Renaissance Europe's best of breed.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin (10)

  • Yogaville 1914-2002 Swami Satchidananda [Chandra-yuti-Rahu] (3)

  • Purple Rain 1958-2016 guitarist Prince

emotionally [Chandra] oriented to very large-scale communities and networks

  • Purple Rain 1958-2016 guitarist Prince

their goal = socially regulated extension of participation in economies of goods and ideas

Zatataraka maximizes Rahu's empowerment to make sudden, highly energized movements like the deadly, fiercely, overwhelmingly powerful Crocodile.

the native sits quietly for a long time. They look normal on the outside.

No-one suspects the power they possess.

  • Shatabishaja = not an easy placement for the placid, settled Moon

  • herb for Shatabishaja = "bitter apple" * colocynthis

  • emotionally Shatabishaja = bitter and disappointed in a lack of nourishment from the mother

there is both oppression [Shani] and disruption of regularity [Rahu] in the relationship with one's mother [Chandra]

May become an iconic figure in a mass movement.

Not usually Emotionally attuned to the needs [Chandra] of large-scale social networks [Kumbha].

Is concerned with distribution of assets within economies of goods and ideas. Wants to ease the economic plight of the downtrodden; feels a special calling to help exactly those who bite the hand that feeds them. (Rahu + Shani)

Trapped in a state of internal contradiction and tension, wanting more airy freedom [Rahu] but afraid [Shani] to risk the dignity acquired via their involvement with large groups, assemblies, fan-clubs, massive systems [Kumbha].

A respected but unhappy person as a rule.


While never losing their sense of personal martyrdom, Sadachbia- Chandra folk can produce amazing large-scale healing to the masses.

Satavisaka hears a very special clarion call to meet the emotional needs of the great hordes who are so much captured by burning desire [Rahu] that they can rarely sustain much material progress [Shani].

Shatavisakhya can be a visionary healer for specifically this population -- always the largest incarnate group - whose identity is churned by a narrative of mixed superstition, oppression, and furious immediate desire.

At its best, Shatavisaja can describe the Revolutionary Principles (first rules) of a New Order [Rahu] in the context of Historic Time and the Old Order [Shani].

This nakshatra can produce extraordinary social figures who articulate Huge Perspectives upon mass movements and social groupings.

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin (10) ++ [Rahu in bhava-1] [uchcha] = BJF wrote the narrative for an entirely new, rank-breaking [Rahu] civilization, based in rule- networked interconnected science [Kumbha] and Enlightened governing principles (Shani = rules).

  • Heartbreak Hotel 1935-1977 Graceland Elvis Presley was famed for his iconic racial-culture mixing [Rahu]. Presley wrote and sang the narrative which defined and validated a nearly-lost people, the rural American "deep south" and those with roots there. His validating power was so intense for this population that some came to * worth-ship * worship him as a sort of a divine avatar.

  • Joe DiMaggio = the baseball player became the mid-century face of a noble American Everyman.

The Shatataraka native is especially tasked to use their enormously broad and neutral view of the reality of the masses (in their living hells) by utilizing their birth gift of oversight upon the cosmic ocean .

Shatataraka is blessed by a unique visionary perception. This Learning Pathway may require an appreciation of Rahu's role as a disrupter of brittle, segregated, overly rigid social systems. It can be tricky [Rahu trickster] to feel placid when Chandra is aiming to change the foundational securities of the conventional life rhythms. Yet if emotional basis is understood to be peaceful when engaged in vast, visionary, and often exciting adventures, then one may be able to identify a comfort zone that is unconventional but happy.

Shatataraka folk are happiest when helping others on a huge human scale - often via science, philosophy, and massive social change. Disruptive change is not destablizing for the Chandra-Sadachia native. Rather, one can feel the cycles of system-evolution as a comforting pulse of life.

Usually an eccentric personality.

Double-Rahu effect = Rahu co-lord of Kumbha yuti Rahu lord of Zatataraka

Shatabishakya-Chandra = have the extraordinary ability to detect connections where others see emptiness. Of the three Rahu-rules nakshatra (Ardra + Svatika + Zatataraka) this Chandra is potentially the most brilliant and the most influential socially. However, when Chandra is controlled by Shani and His co-ruler Rahu, Naturally, the emotionally life cannot be easy.

One has very little use for social protocol, kow-towing to authority figures, or public displays of piety. Within the first eighteen years of life conditions are likely to be both exceptionally difficult and distinctively socially unusual, due to the native 's birth into the mahadasha of Rahu.

At some point in the lifetime there may be social punishment for this barrier-bending, taboo-twisting genius, due to the inherent conflict between the co-lords Rahu and Shani and the "push" from Varuna who insists on upholding a higher lawfulness of cosmic organizing principle regardless of the petty ignorance of statutory law .

If Rahu is well supported, the native 's bright-blue cosmically electrified aura may extend over a huge range both conceptually and geographically.

  • Shata-visaka is a famous place for healers who have "mega-shakti" (shata-visaka) for hands-on healing and transformation, including physicians and surgeons.

  • Practitioners and purveyors of poison dosing [Rahu] which can act as medicine, and of yogic austerities including fasting [Shani] which can cure disease

Usually quite charismatic, with a remarkable ability to charm the public . Tantrik power to connect psychically with large and diverse crowds of people or vast populations of the spiritual world.

  • historian of religions Mircea Eliade

  • Heartbreak Hotel 1935-1977 Graceland Elvis Presley

Shatataraka_gladiola.jpgVisionary understanding of the interconnected cosmos.

  • Reputation includes skill in varieties of seduction, fraud, magic, and gambling.

  • Shani-Rahu pair can pose a significant learning challenge

  • These peculiar folk can be stressful to live with.

  • Their reclusive, moody sensitivity and struggle to articulate their bridge-between-life-and-death ideas does not ease their path into conventional society.

Emotional distress

Shatabishak are large-scale visionary planners and system developers. They rely on an intuitive sense of connectivity between multiple worlds.

When emotionally threatened or invalidated, the Zatataraka-Chandra native may retreat into silent depression.

If under siege by negative emotions for a long time period, drug or alcohol abuse may be entertained, for purpose of entering into communication with the guiding cosmic intelligence.

They know what they know through intuition and psychic conviction. Zatataraka can practice their spiritual truth, but may struggle to explain to others and ultimately fail in communication due to the limits of the conventional worldview .

Marital environments produce polarizing catalysis due to restless moodiness . These natives need to connect with the common people, who love them. If one is allowed daily contact with the crowds, all will settle and be well.

Sometimes an obsession with cleanliness and body functions . (Would rather not be trapped in a body.)

  • Deep emotional need to lift into the Celestial Vaults

Spiritual director of this section of the path:

Trauma profile = "circuit-breaker"

Sata-bhisa's psycho-emotional condition is initiated in the current life, by the native 's profound attachment to a loved one - most often, the mother - who is lost early, by abandonment or untimely death.

  • Attachment can be to one's lost child or sibling also, and abandonment can be mental illness-caused as well as physical.

The trauma-healing instinct creates a deep longing to generates "shoots " which cross over (like a ferryman, or a lotus shoot).

Satabisa experiences a lifetime of seeking bridges into the unknown. As a result one may be plunged into distant moodiness or mystical revelry, a good part of the time.

Navamsha Somana occupies Sadachbia *

psychic mirroring function of intimate relationships

In order to mirror one's own subconscious emotional patterns, one attracts a core partner who expresses Zatataraka behavior.

Under emotional stress in relationships, Zatataraka navamsha Chandra can evoke the native 's inner fear of loss of constant movement.

Reactions to this fear of losing core vitality include compulsive drumming, dancing, party-going and traveling in moving groups, in order to keep the movement alive.

Navamsha Moon in Zatataraka

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T 1942-2018 Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin * mixing the African heritage rhythms into the mainstream American narrative


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