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1947-1964 * India PM


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Jawaharlal Nehru

Earthbody-Entry Thursday-14-Nov-1889

Earthbody-Exit 27-May-1964 (age 75)



First Prime Minister of Independent India from 1947 until 1964 * Jawahar Lal Nehru * 1889-1964

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama


Biographical data matched to Vimshottari dasha calendar


Jawahar Lal Nehru with his mother and father, c. 189x

Nehru_Jawaharlal_1949.jpgShani mahadasha

14-Nov-1889 Earth-birth in Allahabad (Prayagraj) Uttara-pradesha, India* Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya karmesha Shani-Simha-10

Budha Mahadasha * Viparita Raja-Yoga * Sarala Yoga

1903 (age 13) initiated into Theosophical Society by Annie Besant * Budha-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 12-sanctuary, 7-vows

1910 honors bachelors diploma in natural sciences from Trinity College Oxford * Budha-Rahu period * Rahu gives effect of Budha-diploma, esp. a foreign diploma

1912 completed law study and admitted to the bar in Britain * Budha-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 4- licensing examination * chidra-dasha

Ketu Mahadasha

08-Feb-1916 marriage to Kamala Kaul * Ketu-Zukra bhukti * R-K gochara Makara-Karkata contact navamsha R-K axis

19-Nov-1917 celebrated the birth of child-1 * India-PM 1917-1984 Indira Gandhi * Ketu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules Chandra-9

Zukra Mahadasha * mulatrikona 6 deg

1930-1933 in prison* begins the process of revolutionary (8) decolonization of India * Zukra-Rahu period

06-Feb-1931 grieved the decease of his father Motilal Nehru * Zukra-Rahu period

1934 Glimpses of World History * Zukra-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 5 = 3rd-from-3rd famed publications

1936 published autobiography Toward Freedom * Zukra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 3-publications

28-Feb-1939 grieved decease of wife Kamala Kaul Nehru * Zukra-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 2nd-from-7

Surya Mahadasha

1942-46 in prison (Guru-Shani-Budha bhukti s) wrote Discovery of India pub 1947 * Surya-Budha bhukti *Budha karaka for publication

15-Aug-1947 inaugurated First Prime Minister of Independent India * Surya-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 7 = 10th-from-10th career

30-Jan-1948 assassination ofkey movement leader Satyagraha 1869-1948 Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi * Surya-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 12-funerals, dissolution of identity, 4th-from-9th "end of things" for a father-figure

Chandra Mahadasha

* Chandra-Chandra swabhukti

1949 ongoing sectarian violence * Chandra-Mangala bhukti * Kuja rules 6-crime, war

1950 ongoing sectarian violence * Chandra-Rahu period * Rahu-8 revolutionary change, opportunism * Rahu occupies 12th-from-Chandra

Mangala Mahadasha

27-May-1964 Earthbody-Exit (age 75) * Mangala-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules-7

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka


Surya receives drishti from Shani-Simha-8

  • Surya-Vanika * nichha * Hiranya-garbha * golden fetus
  • Surya in bhava-12 * center of Other-Worlds, brightly contemplative, focus on seclusion, invisible light-source provides guidance, intuitive entitlements, intelligence for private prayer, eye on imagination
  • Surya-yuti-Budha * confidently conversational * bright messenger * entitled to discuss * creatively intelligent sibling-cohort * discursive father-figure * speaks and gestures in alignment with the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly descriptive * articulate in drama and games * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals, power-politics, poetic love, and romance
  • Surya-yuti-Zukra * confidently harmonious * brightly creative bargainer * artistic father-figure * uniquely intelligent sister-figures * entitled to pleasures * aesthetic expressions align with the spiritual rays of the Sun * financial politics * radiantly diplomatic * self-reflexively attractive features

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Karkata * swakshetra * comforted by culturally familiar, rhythmic tidal maternal soothing
  • Chandra in classroom-9 * comfort in the paradigm of belief * familiar with doctrine * accustomed to routine patronage * soothed by globalist perspective * needs to feel the repeating pulse of preaching sermons * calmed by a broad worldview * acculturated to principled understanding * emotionally sensitive father-figures * habitually seeks guidance * settled into the rhythm of philosophical humanism * undulating convictions
  • Chandra in Pushyami * comforted by lawful customs * protectors of the ethno-social structure, sensitive legislators, sober caretakers, legally minded environmentalists

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Kanya * vigorous pursuit of logical argumentation * proactive medication * thrust toward service * push toward unfairness * champion of litigious accusation, medical treatment plans, aggressive indictments, investigative journalism
  • Mangala in bhava-11 * drive toward connectivity, pursuit of earnings, , marketplace dynamics, invasive networking, energized economic conquests

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

ruler of 8 occupies 12 Viparita Raja-Yoga * Sarala Yoga

Intense cluster in bhava-12 distant lands and in Thula "bedroom diplomacy". His decisions were shaped not only by having been educated entirely outside of his ethnic homeland but also the enduring relationships that he maintained with global personalities such as the Mountbattens.

Budha in bhava-12 writing during imprisonment

  • Budha-Thula * articulation of contracts * equable arrangements * balanced designs * agreeable pronouncements * explains procedure for fair agreements *  descriptive bargaining * skillful matching * accommodating conversations * messages about negotiation * programming for trade exchanges * manufactures harmonious patterns *  hands-arms-shoulders send equalizing gestures
  • Budha in bhava-12 * * narrative of sanctuary, hermitage, quietude, interior spiritual guidance *  describe reflective contemplation, discusses the astral inner terrain, explainer of private prayer, delivers instructions for communication with distant worlds, talks about clairsentience, dreams, and visions
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of dramatic intelligence * affinity for central roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of radiant authority * message of willpower and charisma * confidently talkative father
  • Budha-yuti-Zukra * explainer of balanced arrangements * affinity for diplomatic conversations * parity-seeking communicator roles * enjoys words * sweet descriptions * delivers instruction about relationships * vocabulary of balanced arrangements * articulator of equity in agreements * message of fairly bargained contracts * skilled in songwriting * talkative sister-cousin-cohort * detailed lyricist * attracts chatty partners

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Dhanuzya * mulatrikona * much philosophy, broad worldview, doctrine of inclusive diversity, humanistic guidance, expands the scope of belief, multiple theories, many sacred teachings
  • Guru in bhava-2 * much hoard * many songs * many stories * extensive history * expanded storage * several genetic lines * many accumulated goods * numerous languages * many voices * many valuations * extensive accounts * grows the family lineage * believes in conservation * patron of speech-and-song
  • Guru-yuti-Ketu upeksha-karaka * multiple options for severance * broad permission to abandon unsustainable connections * diverse wanderings * many occasions of surrender * philosophy of impermanence * large-size vacuums * many holy pilgrimages

many publications = Guru in 3rd from Budha

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Vanika * swakshetra * appreciation of negotiation * taste for balanced color schemes * attracted to beautiful designs + likes designers * preference for brokering roles * equable alliances * seeks the sweet balance of a favorable bargain * pleasures of harmonious arrangements * enjoys equity * aesthetic of the fair-trade deal
  • Zukra-12 * pleasure of imagination * enjoys spiritually guided partnership *, intuitive feminine-figures* agreeable sleep * visions of harmony and beauty * aesthetic designs to adorn the feet * appreciation of distant lands * seeks interior balance
  • Zukra-yuti-Surya * balanced roles in drama, appreciation for political display, theatrical negotiations, self-focused arrangements, radiant bright beauty * self-reflexive bargaining, sweetly confident entitlements, enjoys politics, negotiating father-figure, intelligently focused on trades, arrangements, contracts * arrangements according to father's choice or self-will
  • Zukra-yuti-Budha * * sweetened messages * gracious explanations * singing and songwriting * articulate negotiations * talkative sister-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort communicative arrangements * youthful beauty

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Simbha (challenging placement) * heavy old entitlements * the weight of old royal drama * obliged to conform to center-stage flamboyant divas * vital energy compression stress zone = heart-spine * must accept pragmatic social restrictions upon creative self-expression * strictly imposed rules governing political affairs * must apply socially required restrictions upon genius, games, drama, children, romance * must endure lowest-common-denominator proletarian entertainments * must work with slow, elderly political game-players * must continue to conduct lawful entitlement ceremonies despite scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-10 * (beneficial placement) * Structured, orderly, time-conscious  responsibilities. One must govern the old order. Must maintain the dignity of reputation. Cautious, conventional leadership. Tense=ion in governance roles. Chronic weighty executive duties, heavy work portfolio sustains the social hierarchy; Oppressed by lack of freedom to choose social policies..Resistance to new rules. Resentment toward changes in authority. Intolerance toward unconventional leaders.. Governance fatigue. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as president, director, boss, governor, mayor.

Shani-10 rules Arudha lagna = Makara-3 writing, publication

Shani rules 3 while Guru rules 3rd-from-3rd, and Shani bhukti nearly always follow Guru bhukti s. The extended years of Guru +Shani strongly support his writing and publishing endeavors.

Known as a charming despot, Nehru's decision-making process was diplomat in its core nature (Vrizabha-7). His reign was highly complex and significantly influenced by the geometry of the Cluster of graha-in-12 (invisible relationships Thula-12) which also receives incoming drishti from disciplined governance regulation Shani-10 and revolutionary opportunism Rahu-8.

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

  • Rahu-Mithunaya * shimmering illusion of cooperation * craving for conversation * mask of messaging * extraordinary explanations * ambitious administration * preposterous propaganda * fascinating evangelism * marvelous advertising and photographs * unusual ensembles * exciting cohort * mesmerizing instructions * over-reaching management * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of information delivery, scripts, documentation, business planning, commercial transactions * seeks privilege via communicator-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-8 * in swabhava of Competitive Kuja, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual secrets recycling, rebirth, reinvention; desires a special, important, therapeutic role in transformative, hidden, revolutionary, catastrophic identity changes. Remarkable in-laws, inheritance, alimonies. Exciting, opportunistic, ambitious family of the partners. Rahu the Poseur may pose ass a tantric initiator, disaster manager, keeper of dangerous secrets ,identity-changing healer, or holder of secret empowerments.

Karakamsha Mithunaya bhava-8 containing opportunistic Rahu: revolution, secrecy, sudden change of identity, explosive communications

independence following the excesses of colonialism, but also sectarian violence and corruption

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Dhanuzya * dissociates from sacred convictions, incomplete doctrine, empty beliefs, dissolute worldview, not limited by philosophy, disarrayed theory, ignores restriction on paradigms of belief
  • Ketu in classroom-2 * wanders from the preserved values, disperses family-knowledge-treasury collections, absent from lineage history, irrelevance of the mouth, the foods, and the stored goods; disregards conventional boundaries of speech-language
  • Ketu-yuti-Guru * freedom to abandon empty theories * many vacuums * wandering teachers * wisdom of surrender * misunderstandings due to incomplete comprehension * doctrine of impermanence * Other-Worldly viewpoint * walks away in disbelief * uninterested in charity * liberating philosophy * for wifely nativities, Ketu may release the dhavakaraka husband-figure..

Guru-yuti-Ketu occupy the 6th-from-Chandra


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