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1966-1977 ++ 1980-1984 * Prime Minister of India

1975 + 1980-1982 * Minister of Defense

1970-1973 * Minister of Home Affairs

1969-1970 * Minister of Finance

1967-1969 + 1984 * Minister of External Affairs

1966-1969 * leader of Congress Party

1964-1966 * Minister of Information and Broadcasting

Indira Gandhi

a.k.a. Indira Priyadarshini Nehru Gandhi

Earth-birth Tuesday-19-Nov-1917

dematerialization 31-Oct-1984 (age 66)


Prime Minister of India = 1966-1977 + 1980-1984 * Indira Priyadarshini Nehru Gandhi * 1917-1984

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya

charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama

nativity is rectified from the announced decoy time

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities


 Vasu * Slaviztha * Avittam * Hrsikesha

BPL commentary

For Dhaniztha births of a feminine valence, the condition of pioneering, direct, yang-energy, forward-pushing bhratru-karaka Mangala may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Kuja-ruled paradigm of Vasava, brother-figures, warriors, hunters, athletes, dancers, champions, challengers, inventors, explorers, dis-coverers, engineers, drivers, drillers, diggers, exploders, aggressors, pushers, invaders, pursuers, competitions and battles may be especially influential.

Dhaniztha-born often respond to a deep inner fear (Shani) which manifests as aggressive survival-driven competition (Kuja). The result = orderly, direct, empowered, and dynamic structured action.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Delphinus. Their purpose is social engineering, economic competition, and achievement of dominant positions.

Hierarchical Power Climber

Kuja-ruled Vasu-born ladies endure acute Shani-Mangala tension. These women are athletic, goal-oriented, and competitive. Those who have chosen a feminine-form birth may find themselves surrounded by invigorating but dominating masculine figures.

Male colleagues may be surprised to discover that despite their feminine style, Dhaniztha ladies are equal and serious competitors. Their sexual energies are alive, and may be used to advantage.

In the modern era, Dhaniztha ladies may use Mangala's kinetic energies to ascend the corporate-institutional hierarchies of Shani,. They strive for alpha-dominant positions.

All fields of competitive endeavor are open to the Avittam-born, including athletics and contests. Often preferring applied scientific careers with measurable outcomes, Dhaniztha-born are also found in all types of systematic intervention into their environment, such as social engineering, political engineering, or materials engineering.

Operating in orderly Shani-controlled environments of Makara and Kumbha, feminine Vasu champions are often surrounded by lawful, systematic, and timid folk who rarely resist Hrsikesha's powerful ascending drive. They are often respected in the boss role due to Kuja's ability to dominate the field of activity while keeping the respect of their male peers.

Vasu-born ladies face particular challenges in Kuja's aggressive, male-dominated environments. Their career pathway is studded with rough dominators using physical force and even brutality. Yet, a well-placed, vigorous Mangala, along with Shani's natural lawful patience, can bring Dhaniztha women to the peak of social recognition and economic achievement.


Kumbha pada 3-4 express Kuja's control of 3-commerce + 10-leadership. Any commercial endeavor suits the pada 3-4 Hrsikesha-born, so long as they find a path toward governing power. Gifted in manufacturing (3) programming and process (3) sales-marketing (3) and all business functions - especially communications -- this breed competes aggressively for leadership.

Their innovative actions may forcefully change the status quo in even the most entrenched environments. Since Kuja rules a 6/8 pair, their Achilles Heel = micro-management (3-10). Outcome depends upon the character of Mangala.

Themes of conquest, pursuit, and achievement may contextualize Vasu's terrestrial experience. Also applies to Chandra in Dhaniztha

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 100

"This is a talkative and interesting person,

  • particularly successful in lecturing and debating .

She is capable of writing mystic novels

  • and is good at story telling .

She will be happy in domestic life.

She loves nice dresses,

  • especially blue, pink, and purple,

  • and likes curios and antiques."



Indira Gandhi speaks to the crowds following her 1971 re-election

Biographical events linked to the Vimshottari Dasha

Surya Mahadasha * age birth until 4.8

19-Nov-1917 Earth-birth in Allahabad (Prayagraja) Uttara Pradesha, India * Surya-Rahu bhukti

Chandra Mahadasha * age 4.8 until age 14.8

Janma Sade-Sati Dhanuzya-11 = Dec-1928 until Apr-1931

Mangala Mahadasha * age 14.8 until age 21.8 == 1932-1939

28-Feb-1936 grieved the decease of mother Kamala Kaul Nehru (Indira's age-18) * Mangala-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2nd-from-Chandra

1939-1940 amidst the chaos of WW-2, is constantly sick while vacillating between England and Switzerland * Mangala-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 6-sickness

Rahu Mahadasha * age 21.8 until age 39.8 == 1939-1957

1941 leaves Somerville College Oxford and returns home without completing bachelors diploma * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti

26-Mar-1942 (her age 25) exchange of vows in marriage-1 to the Parsi political activist, Feroze Ghandy * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Simha-Kumbha contact Kumbha lagna

20-Aug-1944 celebrated the birth of child-1 India-PM 1944-1991 Rajivaratna Gandhi * Rahu-Guru bhukti

Guru Mahadasha * age 39.8 until age 55.8 = 1957-1973

Feb-1958 until Feb-1961 = Janma Sade-Sati Dhanuzya-11

08-Sep-1960 grieved the decease of husband * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 7th-from-7th decease of partner ++ Sade-Sati

27-May-1964 grieved decease of father Jawaharlal Nehru * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 12th-from-9th

1964 following dad's death, appointed to Rajya Sabha * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 5-political appointments

1965 Minister of Information and Broadcasting * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-11 banking

1966 elected leader of Congress Party * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 9-paradigm of belief, political sangha

1969 expelled from Congress Party * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rogesha-6 disagreements, animosity

Dec-1971 war with Pakistan (India winner, creation of Bangladesha) * Guru-Rahu chidradsaha * Rahu culture-clash * rogesha Somana-yuti-Rahu instrumentalism, opportunities in war

Shani mahadasha * age 55.8 until decease age 66 == 1973-1984

02-Jun-1975 found guilty by Supreme Court of electoral malpractice. The court invalidates the election and unseats her. Mrs. Gandhi ignores the order and continues unobstructed in premiership * Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani lagnesha

25-Jun-1975 begin 21-month era = The Emergency * Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani lagnesha * Shani in Bhava-6 = bitter, enduring conflicted

21-Mar-1977 end The Emergency ++ ejection from power * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 8-transformation, healing, unexpected change

14-Jan-1980 return to power in a great sweep Prime Minister * Shani-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-5 politics suggests profound corruption of the election

23-Jun-1980 grieved the decease of second son and political partner Sanjay Gandhi (pilot) in aircrash * Shani-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-5 children

Jun-1984 Sikh community outraged following atrocities of Operation Blue Star, which damage sacred buildings in the Harmandir Sahib complex and kill thousands of Sikh Defenders. * Shani-Surya bhukti * Kuja-7 parivartamsha Surya-10 = aggressive political action (Kuja + Surya = harsh enemies of Shani)

31-Oct-1984 dematerialization (age 66) assassinated by Sikh bodyguards * Shani-Chandra bhukti * Somana-yuti-Rahu * Somana produces effect of Rahu

Distinctive features of the nativity

Surya * pitri-karaka (father) * jyoti-karaka (light)

  • Surya-Vrizchika * Maricha * particle of light * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the penetrating transformative rashi of Mangala
  • Surya in bhava-10 * digbala * bright center of hierarchy * confidently governing * legislative intelligence * focus on social order * regulatory entitlements * political authority * brilliant career * eye on elite positions * radiant reputation * sparkling center of the leadership drama * father may be a governor-regulator-boss
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational * bright messenger * entitled to discuss * creatively intelligent sibling-cohort * discursive father-figure * gestures conduct the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly descriptive * articulate in drama * skillful game-player * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals * narrative of power-politics * recites love poems * describes divine romance
  • Surya-10 parivartamsha Mangala-7


Dad = India-PM 1889-1964 Toward Freedom Jawaharlal Nehru

Their familial, political, and professional relationship bond was said to be exceptionally strong. However, her mis-steps occurred mainly in areas where she followed practices misaligned to her father's.

Politics ** Surya-10 parivartamsha Mangala-7 * Ruler of 10 occupies 10th-from-10th

  • bhava-10 receives drishti of Guru + Kuja
  • famed extraordinary executive work schedule

Indira Gandhi remains a highly controversial figure in Bharati politics.

Surya rules 7 = alliances, agreements, negotiations Extreme politically motivated military aggressions during Operation Blue Star = Shani-Surya bhukti ++ Surya-10 parivartamsha Mangala-7

Indira Gandhi's primary legacy may be her harsh political tactic of "martial law" in extremely turbulent times

Empowered Surya fuels Budha * Surya-yuti-Budha

was able to speak authoritatively and charismatically in social settings where women were generally not permitted to speak whatsoever

Chandra * matrikaraka (mother) * garha-karaka (village)

  • Chandra-Dhanuzya * comforted by customary beliefs * settled into rhythmic received teachings * needs to feel wisely guided
  • Chandra in Uttarazadha-Vaizva * Aryaman * soothed by dramatic centrality * protectors of celebrity entitlement * needs political theatre
  • Chandra in classroom-11 * comfort in networks * calmed by earnings * familiar with fellowship * routine associations * accustomed to distributive systems * settled into community rhythms * acculturated to social participation * needs popularity * feels the repeating pulse of connectivity * soothed by social linkage * undulating friendships
  • Somana-yuti-Zukra * Emotionally indulgent * comforted by balanced arrangements * nourished by sensual pleasures * sensitive to feminine folks * needs to negotiate * luxury-loving mother * seeks shelter in alliances * preference for owned properties * soothed by beauty * feels like a partner
  • Somana-yuti-Rahu * * emotionally expedient * sensitive to exotic folks * risk-rewarding mother * needs exciting opportunities * unconventional parenting style * comfortable in unorthodox environments * undulating desires * craves nurturing * feels exceptional

Ruler of 6 in 6th-from-6th ++ Zukra-yuti-Rahu

Mrs. Gandhi was long believed to maintain an important relationship with her yogic physician.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka (brother) * virya-karaka (virile)

  • Mangala-Vrizchika * svakshetra * vigorous pursuit of hidden assets * proactive exploration * energetic initiation * exposure of shocking secrets * plunges the tantric depths * push toward discovery * champion of emergency action
  • Mangala in bhava-10 * dig-bala * drive toward high position * pursuit of social authority * fights for rank * pushes upward gaining status * invasive regulation * hierarchical dynamics * dominating executive roles * energized governing conquests * champion of leadership elites
  • Kuja-7 parivartamsha Surya-10

Kuja-7 rules 9th-from-Chandra bhava-3 Mesha maternal grandfather.

Budha * jamayah-karaka (sibling) * sandeza-karaka (message) * zisya-karaka (student)

  • Budha-Vrizchika * secretive communications * articulation of transformative process * emergency pronouncements * delivers messages about dangerous situations * describes mystical initiation * discusses undisclosed information * mysterious handcraft * articulately defined masking * gives instruction for penetrating procedures * expertly detailed disguise * hands-arms-shoulders make occult gestures
  • Budha in bhava-10 * communications publicity * narrative of leadership * makes official pronouncements * describes social responsibilities * conversations about policy decisions * talks about maintaining order * explainer of governance * detailed executive announcements * delivers lawful information * chats about social authority * scripted hierarchies * dignified sibling-cohort * reputation for writing
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * amusing explanations * entertaining chatter * central roles in communication * brightly clear descriptions * dramatic enunciation * confidently delivers instruction * articulation of radiant certainty * political messenger * talkative father-figures


& * one-way communications * political censorship

Reactive, war-like Kuja owns Budha's home Vrischika. Bantering Budha = adolescent, irritated and hyper-controlling via extra drishti from natural enemy Kuja. Vrischika is controlling, albeit potentially healing. Budha indicates mental and communications control.

Vrizchika Budha-10 receives drishti of His ruler imperious Mangala-Simha providing a tendency toward regal commanding and a habit of issuing mandates rather than engaging in conversation.

Mrs. Gandhi was famous for her one-way communications, which offered no opportunity for response or exchange. Her habit of writing terse, instruction-delivery letters to her father, husband, and sons, later also daughters-in-law, may have been her way of buffering the impact of her Mangala-driven aggressiveness.

More likely, it was her way of producing maximum effect while reducing the delays and inefficiencies of questioning and debate. Genuine conversation with people who do not share one's viewpoint is notably inefficient.

Budha randhresha-8 secret information, hidden wealth, conditions of death

Guru * dhava-karaka (husband) * bahuta-karaka (variety)

  • Guru-Urisha * optimistic about capitalization * big hoard * many voices * many collections * believes in history * doctrine of values fulfillment * permission for pleasure * financial guidance * many cattle * expands the scope of voice-speech-song * multiple treasuries
  • Guru in bhava-4 * many roots, many diploma and licenses, abundant owned property, many homes and homelands, multiple mother-figures, extensive lands and deeds of title
  • Guru-4 parivartamsha Zukra-11

guru vakragati

Guru in bhava-4 occupies 6th-from-Chandra

Zukra * svadu-karaka (sweet) * kalatra-karaka (wife) Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-foundations, childhood, cultural rhythms, ethnic basis ++ 9-doctrine, philosophy, credenda, beliefs

  • Zukra-Dhanuzya * appreciation of humanistic belief * advocates for theory * attracted to teachers * agrees with priests * pleased by broad perspective * prefers inspiring partners * dogmatic arrangements * enjoys indoctrination * delighted by philosophy * aesthetic of shared worldview
  • Zukra -11 * seeks pleasure via social connectivity * pleasant participant in scientific communities * balances large exchange systems * seeks network equity * association with artists * values friendly financial connections * likes knitting-and-knotting * pleasing designs to adorn the skin * graceful ankles * appreciation of friendships * aesthetic of fair deals in marketplace * enjoys attractive friends
  • Zukra-yuti-Chandra * sweetened security * gracious caretaking * appreciates soothing nourishment * negotiates for stability * defensive bargaining * sheltering arrangements * lovely ornaments for home-and-garden * self-indulgent * pleasant emotional response * harmonizes with local rhythms * aesthetic of familiar folkways * musical mother-figure * protective contracts * prefers relationships with nurturing partners
  • Zukra-yuti-Rahu * sweetened adventure * gracious ambition * appreciation for opportunities * thrilling negotiations * passionate sensuality * over-reaching agreements * exceptional beauty * enjoys cultural mixing * barrier-bending relationships * unorthodox arrangements * diplomatic equity balances exhilarating chance * risk-rewarding contracts * unconventionally attractive * pleasantly mesmerizing appearance * prefers exciting partners


Shani duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)

lagnesha for Kumbha radical lagna

Vimala Yoga

  • Shani-Karkata-Azlesa * heavy old routines * habitual conformity * must accept social responsibility for emotional stability * old defensive structures * structural compression upon stomach * strict security systems * must adhere to established proletarian cultural roots * must maintain orderly sustainable settlements * rigid resistance to change of the folkways * regulates farming-fishing habits * must care for elders * aging local infrastructure * cramped shipping ports * ancient roadways * agricultural drought * dark dwellings * often stuck in a rut * protective policing routines * scarce domestic resources
  • Shani in Bhava-6 (beneficial placement) * Structured, orderly, time-conscious enemies * must serve the chronic victims * outlasts the adversaries * survives military siege * tense digestion * relentless criticism * constitutional illness-injury * tolerance for servitude * aging physicians * enduring diseases * service fatigue * helper's burnout * prevents innovative treatments * blocks new medications * professional social workers * patiently aids the disadvantaged * steady healthworker * accepts the rules of medical institutions * lawfully supports the sick * reliable herbalist * conventional pharmacist * protocols for problematizing * realistic about addiction * accepts abuse * neutral to crime * military discipline * governs the poor * regulates debt * legislates loans * respected elder of an oppressed people


From Chandra-Dhanuzya lagna, the mature voice of sober serious structured hierarchical Professor Shani rules

  1. the emotionally-motivated traditionalism, family lineage conserving, treasure-preserving, language-and-history remembering, acquisitive, genetic conservation of 2nd-from-Chandra
  2. the emotionally talkative, information-delivering, evangelical, publishing, announcing, script-reading, reporting, conversational, process-managing communications of 3rd-from-Chandra

Shani in Bhava-6 occupies the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra * conditions of decease involve unexpected (8) actions of military officers (6)

Lagnesha Shani in Bhava-6-Azlesa indicates a never-ending, difficult yet lawful approach to conflict. Usually there is also a permanent ailment or disability of some variety, although this may be invisible because Shani rules-12.

Raised from birth into the stauch, until-death resistance of the Independence movement, Indira Gandhi likely expected nothing different. She was accused of massive financial corruption, violent suppression of minorities, and shocking bureaucratic incompetence. She was loved by many within the great masses of ostracized, impoverished, illiterate, underemployed, and disenfranchised peoples of India.

Even in the most adversarial and accusatory environments, where people were entrenched into social animosity of rank, class, jyat, religion, and all of the hierarchical divisions which define India, still she imposed a common law upon all.

Rahu-11 shad-ashtakya 6/8 Shani-6

Shani in Bhava-6-Azlesa enduring, entrenched, permanent enemies

lagnesha Shani-12 occupies 6 = Vimala Yoga

Throughout her career, and especially during Shani mahadasha * age 55.8 until decease age 66 == 1973-1984

  • Mrs. Gandhi displayed a persistent, relentless ability to reinstate her governance authority during incessant eruptions of conflict, toxic corruption, jealousy, anger, and greed in her homeland.

Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery)

  • Rahu-Dhanuzya * shimmering illusion of wisdom * craving for philosophical principle * mirage of generous patronage * extraordinary theory * extravagant preaching * unorthodox approach to higher truth * mask of global humanism* fascinating doctrine * over-reaching catechisms * fabulous proselytism * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of philosophical belief * seeks privilege via guru-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-11 * passion for rewards * in Roguish Rahu's svabhava co-ruled by materialistic Shani * the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous social attainments * outsider who cleverly insinuates into social-networking roles * risky marketplace gains * instrumental revenues * astounding awards * extraordinary economies * desires system linkage * * contrived assemblies * opportunistic community activism * ambitious friends * craves profitability * culturally-mixed gridworks * expedient fellowship * appears as a voluntary associate * fascinating achiever * looks like a relative of the father's people * thrillingly high earnings * boundary-breeching connections * trespasses the normal cultural limits on distribution networks
  • Rahu-yuti-Soma * amplified emotion * magnified familiarity * exotic habits * tricky routines * opportunistic mother * fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of sympathetic caretaking * hypnotic rhythms * emotionally attuned to cross-cultural mixing
  • Rahu-yuti-Zukra * amplified attractions * magnified beauty * exotic taste * tricky partners * opportunistic feminine-figures * fascinating (but perhaps illusory) appearance of luxurious pleasure * strange-and-wonderful designs * thrilling relationships * barrier-bending brokerage * unusual contracts * hypnotic arrangements * gracious balance of cross-cultural mixing * entrancing music


Rahu-11 shad-ashtakya 6/8 Shani-6

Mula-Rahu (Durga) ++ Chandra-yuti-Rahu + Zukra-yuti-Rahu

The less educated classes had a sort of tantric or death-goddess impression of her (Durga) which appealed successfully to their understanding of power.

The educated classes debated her emotional vulnerability to aggressive political and financial interests and dynasty entitlements


Mula-Rahu (Durga) ++ Chandra-yuti-Rahu + Zukra-yuti-Rahu in 11

Chandra-rogesha in 11 with the ambitious, annihilating Mula-Rahu ++ yogakaraka financier Zukra produces s a super complicated marketplace situation

After all of the measures and initiatives India was only marginally more sustaining than before her reign. The losses barely outweighed the gains. Opportunities for extravagant financial corruption(Rahu) were in direct proportion to the ideological (Dhanuzya ) passion for social reform

These contradictions largely ensure that no meaningful improvements could be built due to the massive scale of the briberies and preposterous scope (Dhanuzya) of the changes, designed to create an educated middle class from the raw material of a crushingly impoverished, superstitious, medieval society operating from tribal-consciousness.

Ketu kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)

  • Ketu-Mithunaya * dissociates from conversation * incomplete messages * empty instructions * absent from discussion * wandering mentality * fragmented signals * not limited by conventional talk * dialog of liberation * ignores normal business * forgives the sibling-cohort * incoherent scripts * releases a plant-green cloud of explanatory gestures into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-5 * ambivalent toward entitlements, may have eccentric children, disregards limitations on financial speculation, displays fragmented or esoteric intelligence, dissolves the glamour of center-stage roles, disperses the romantic adoration. One abandons the usual political behaviors, ignores the conventional creativity, plays an incoherent game


Ketu-5 = Does.Not.Care

IG was abundantly hated by her political adversaries, holders of established wealth, conservative financial interests, minority independence movements, and those who deeply resented The Emergency as a travesty of democracy. Yet Ketu in classroom-5 does not care about politics, currying political favor, or maintaining favoritism.


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