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Ulster-Scots Dissenter American


preceded by

succeeded by

married to:

  • Rachel Jackson

born four months before his greatest adversary



1829-1837 * POTUS-07

1797-1798 + 1823-1825 * US Senator from Tennessee

authorized the forcible removal of hunter-gatherers of the red race Trail of Tears

Andrew Jackson

Earthbody-Entry Sunday 15-Mar-1767

Earthbody-Exit 08-June-1845 (age 78)



Rachel Donelson Jackson

lifepartner of Andrew Jackson

1767-1829 * deceased immediately before her husband assumed POTUS-07


Slave plantation owner, Trail of Tears remover of aboriginal peoples, POTUS-07 = 1829 until 1837 * Andrew Jackson * 1767-1845

birth data from rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Mriga-zirasa * Mraga * Marga-ziraza * Agrahayani

BPL commentary

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

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

Instructional guidance is provided by the civilizations of Orion. Their purpose is to promote engaging, instinctive messages that conquer, compete, startle, stimulate, pioneer, attack, and provoke.

Verbally Incisive and Commanding

Gentlemen born within a nakshatra of Mangala are gifted with a knack for competition. Shrewd, verbally intimidating, and goal-directed in Mriga-Sirasa, they strive for dominance within their cohort. Mriga are often found in business management, commercial finance, sales, marketing, advertising, script-writing, publishing, propaganda, cinema, and media-communications.

Kuja-ruled Mriga-zirasa chaps tend to be pro-active, and energetic in pursuit of the win. Because their physique may be quite heavyset, their agility is surprising. Agrahayani-born are often found in, politicsmmanufacturing, media-messaging, and commerce, especially in sales, marketing, and advertising roles where their energy delivers competitive advantage.

Mraga are often accurate marksmen, able to handle weapons and metal equipment. Agrahayani fellows may have a special affinity for quadruped animals, bands of brothers, and soldiers. Due to the crystalline structure of their noses, Mraga-born have an extraordinarily acute sense of smell.

Vrishabha-Urisha pada 1-2 represent the 7-12 angle and the Zukra-Kuja attraction. Those born in pada 1-2 pursue artistic communications, legal contracts, equity, and brokerage in secluded environments, such as the laboratories, private bedrooms, or in distant lands. Their goal is the formation of vitally valuable partnerships. Depending upon Yogakaraka Shani ruler of 9+10, the Vrishabha pada of Krittika have a stronger propensity toward governance roles,

Mithunaya-Dvamdva pada 3-4 represent the 6-11 angle and the Budha-Kuja tension. Pada 3-4 are profit-driven and not averse to theft or breaking contracts for advantage. Pada 3-4 may focus on friendships, economics, and dominating the competition..

Themes of forward movement, group activity, and sporting competition may contextualize Mriga's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Mriga-zirasa.

QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 80

"Unless other testimonies in the chart predominate to modify the effect of Mraga rising,

  • these people may be very unpleasant characters.

They are inclined to be misanthropic in their attitude toward life and people.

  • They seem always to see the worst side of people and of conditions.

They are suspicious of other peoples' motives

  • and even vicious at times.

Unless checked, these thoughts will lead to vicious action

  • and they can be quite dangerous to others whom they dislike.

Possibly this attitude is caused and aggravated by some permanent organic disability

  • which is usually the lot of those who are born with Mraga rising."


Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline


The viciousness of vice * extra payment for extra cruelty

"Andrew Jackson - Ad from Tennessee Gazette, October 3, 1804. Photographed by Tennessee State Library. Reprinted in Cynthia Cumfer, Separate Peoples, One Land: The Minds of Cherokees, Blacks, and Whites on the Tennessee Frontier (University of North Carolina Press, 2007).

Notice published by future president Andrew Jackson offering a $50 reward, plus expenses, for the return of an enslaved mulatto man who escaped from Jackson's plantation. In a move unusual for the time, the notice offers "ten dollars extra, for every hundred lashes any person will give him, to the amount of three hundred."


Surya Mahadasha * age birth until 4.5

Feb-1767 grieved decease of father * 3 weeks before AJ birth (father's age 29) * Surya-Shani bhukti

15-Mar-1767 Earth-birth in Waxhaw Settlement, Carolina Colony, British America * Surya-Shani bhukti * Shani yogakaraka rules 9+10

Chandra Mahadasha * age 4.5 until age 14.5

Jun-1779 death of eldest brother from heat exhaustion during Revolutionary War fighting * Chandra-Surya bhukti * Surya-yuti-Budha * Budha rules 2nd-from-11th-from-11th-from-Chandra-Kanya

Mangala Mahadasha * age 14.5 until age 21.5

Apr-1781 death of immediate elder brother from smallpox + starvation as prisoner of dehumanizing British soldiers * Mangala-Guru bhukti * Surya-11 parivartamsha Guru-4 * Surya rules 2nd-from- 11th-from-Chandra-Kanya = decease of immediate elder sibling

Nov-1781 grieved the decease of mother from cholera (AJ age 14) * Mangala-Guru bhukti * randhresha Guru rules matri-makara 7th-from-Chandra-Kanya

Rahu Mahadasha * age 21.5 until age 39.5

1787 (AJ age 21) licensed to practice law * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

1791 exchange of marriage vows with Rachel Donelson Jackson * (lived 1767-1828) * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules Meena 7th navamsha * R-K samchara via Kanya-Meena * contact Chandra-Kanya

1794 due to legal contest of their first marriage, Rachel and Andrew Jackson are legally re-married * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules Kanya swamsha

Dec-1796 elected US Congressman from the new state of Tennessee, held office for 9 months * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 10th-navamsha

Guru Mahadasha * age 37.4 until age 53.4

1804 purchased the slave-labor cotton plantation The Hermitage * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Surya-11 parivartamsha Guru-4 * economically expansive properties

1806 duel by pistol. AJ shoots dead his opponent. No consequences since this outcome was acceptable as Frontier Justice. * Guru-Guru swabhukti * randhresha Guru conditions of death (danger, but not death itself)

Jan-1815 (AJ age 48) stunning win during the Battle of New Orleans makes AJ an overnight national hero * Guru-Zukra bhukti * uttama-Zukra lagnesha + Zukra rogesha = war

Shani Mahadasha * age 55.5 until age 74.5

1822 physical breakdown after many years of war, digestive ailment, frontier medicine. Death was expected but not realized * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani rules emotionally sourced suffering = 6th-from-Chandra

1823 (AJ age 56) after a 25-year absence from the US Senate, AJ re-elected US Senator from Tennessee, * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 10th navamsha

1824 in POTUS-06 national election, AJ wins the majority of popular vote in a 4-way split. Yet, Congress holds a contingent election (12th amendment). Winner = AJ's bitter rival , POTUS-06 American System 1767-1868 John Quincy Adams * Shani-Budha bhukti *

Nov-1828 (AJ age 61) after an extremely contentious and violent political campaign, AJ is elected POTUS-07 -- overcoming his old adversary the incumbent John Q Adams * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Zukra lagnesha ++ * nichha-Budha-yuti-Zukra-uttama ++ Budha rules 10th navamsha ++ Budha rules 5-political elections

22-Dec-1828 (AJ age 61) grieved the decease of wife Rachel Donelson * AJ lived publicly as a widower for 18 years henceforward. * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Budha-yuti-Zukra * Budha rules 7th-from-Zukra

1829-1831 Petticoat Affair women, politics, gossip * Shani-Zukra bhukti * uttama-Zukra rogesha * Zukra yuti Surya politics ++ nichha-Budha gossip

1835 (AJ age 68) assassination attempt * Shani-Rahu bhukti

Apr-1837 (AJ age 70) following eight years of POTUS = 1829-1837, AJ begin retirement * * Shani-Guru chidradasha * Guru-4 retirement

Budha Mahadasha * age 74.5 until age decease age 78

08-Jun-1845 Earthbody-Exit (AJ age 78) * Budha-Zukra bhukti * Budha-yuti-Zukra * Budha maraka rules-2

Distinctive features of the Nativity


AJ age 57


Andrew Jackson (born 1767) painted in 1837 by the Whitehouse official portrait artist Ralph E.W. Earl


Mrs. Rachel Jackson portrayed in Tennessee in the early 1800's.

an idealized portrait of a youthful Mrs. Jackson, painted after her decease


Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Meena * Bhaskara * the illuminator
  • Surya in bhava-11 * center of community * radiates through large-group associations * brightly iconic earnings * intelligence for networks * focus on interlinked ecologies * marketplace revenue entitlements * exemplifies knotting and knitting behaviors * distributed light * eye on friendships * creative genius works within extensive systems * sparkling center of social-economic drama father may be an earner-socialite-organizer
  • 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 * smart game-player * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals * narrative of power-politics * recites love poems * describes divine romance
  • Surya-yuti-Zukra * confidently harmonious * brightly creative bargainer * artistic father-figure * uniquely intelligent feminine-figures * entitled to pleasures * aesthetic expressions align with the spiritual rays of the Sun * financial politics * radiantly diplomatic * self-reflexively attractive
  • Surya-11 parivartamsha Guru-4


Two years before AJ's birth, both of his parents had emigrated from "born to fight" Ulster. Both of AJ's elder brothers were also born in Ulster. AJ was born in Carolina Colony, British America.

Sadly, three weeks before AJ's birth, his dad died in a logging accident while deforesting fields for plantation with cotton and tobacco. The fatherless family lived with close relatives from Ulster, on a colonial plantation grant called Waxhaw Settlement within the hunting-and-gathering lands of the Waxhaw native people.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Kanya * comforted by rhythmic remedial service
  • Chandra in Uttaraphalguni * pada-1 * comforted by dramatic centrality * protectors of celebrity entitlement * soothed by political theatre * needs glittering creativity
  • Chandra in classroom-5 * comfort in politics * familiar with speculation + gambling + games * soothed by celebrity * charmed by children * needs to feel the repeating pulse of confident self-expression * emotionally attuned to uniqueness * settled into the rhythm of romance * intelligent customary routines * calmed by artistic performance * undulating creativity

Shani-yuti-Mangala * hard-boiled shortage of empathy * Shani shortage and Mangala drishti into empathetic Chandra


AJ's mother nursed wounded soldiers, and died of disease thus acquired. Chandra-Kanya. She supported the revolutionary cause of American independence from Britain Chandra in Uttaraphalguni political sentiments . Her nature lived on through her sole surviving son,, AJ Chandra in classroom-5

Chandra in classroom-5 Kids

The Jacksons adopted three sons and opened their home to a several of Rachel's nieces and nephews.

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership expectations


Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka lagnesha Mangala in classroom-2

  • Mangala-Vrizabha * vigorous pursuit of lineage collections, * proactive in acquisition, hoards, herds, banking, treasuries * energized sounds + colors * dynamic arts of speech and song * push toward accumulations * champion of historic preservation
  • Mangala in bhava-1 * A fighter, a winner, a champion. drive toward embodied performance vitality, pursuit of competition, direct physical action, thrusting vigor, dominating personality, potentially a bully. Can dig , drill, dive, excavate, plumb, explode, explore (both physically and psychologically) dynamic innovator, lively push toward fast driving+ speedy transport * energized muscular conquests * athletic body.
  • Kuja-yuti-Shani * repressed movements * constant tension between sexual energy vs social rules * dynamic structuring * competitive force must cooperate with disciplined hierarchies * potential for punitive reactions to change * required containment of natural forces * military officer * musculo-skeletal challenges. Tension in the physical body.

** plebian hero, war hero, annihilator of native peoples

Mangala rules Mriga-zirasa lagna, known for its potential bullying and cruelty (Orion, masculine only)

AJ vigorously imposed legislation which forced red-race hunter-gatherer native tribes to abandon their animal-rich lands and march into the interior wastelands, creating the legendary "Trail of Tears"

  • POTUS-07 Indian Removal 1767-1845 Andrew Jackson was a vigorous frontiersman, politician, and warrior. His lifestyle was pioneering (Kuja), physical, and aggressive; often lived outdoors in the company of men. AJ was a highly controversial figure in Washington DC. He was considered rough and impulsive, murderous, and lacking finesse.

  • Kuja-1 accepts drishti of Rahu-Makara-9 political ideology while Mangala himself sends drishti into owned-properties Guru-4. Tempered by Shani and amplified by Rahu, AJ's Kuja-1 created instant hero credentials when he fought in the quick-and-decisive defeat of the British Army. .
  • Despite the misgivings of many who found him cruel and impulsive, (Mriga) AJ's Shani-1 yogakaraka ruler of 9+10 while Shani also rules 5th-from-Chandra allowed him to maintain eight years as POTUS-07 * 1829-1837

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Meena * nichha * intuitive communications * articulation of private spiritual guidance * imaginative pronouncements * explains the procedure for reading the astral patterns * abstract conversations * symbolic information * foggy thinking * psychic instructions *. messages about astral visions * hands-arms-shoulders send dreamlike gestures
  • Budha in bhava-11 * narrative of economy and ecology, distributive and associative networks * social participation linkage, describer of friendship and voluntary connections , explainer of gains and goals, delivers instructions for interlinked systems, talks about large assemblies + webs of community
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * amusing explanations * central roles in communication * bright, clear descriptions * confidently delivers instruction * articulation of radiant authority * political messenger * talkative father-figures
  • 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

Meena Surya (politics) + uttama-Zukra (gracious wife) + nichha-Budha (untruths, half-truths)


Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka


  • Guru-Simha * many lights * big political displays * much drama * doctrine of intelligence * expands the scope of unique personality * widens the range of self-evident rights * multiple games * diverse theatrical performances * multiple celebrations * romantic permissiveness * self-reflexive worldview * abundant creativity * believes in special entitlementss, much drama
  • Guru in bhava-4 * many local roots * growth of homes * fertile gardens * many diploma-licenses * abundant owned property * many vehicles * multiple protective caretakers * multiple mother-figures * much shipping-transport * tolerance for parochial perspectives * numerous deeds of title * a patron of environmental stewardship * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be a grower-builder-schoolteacher-miner-shipper-landowner
  • Surya-11 parivartamsha Guru-4

Guru Mahadasha * age 37.4 until age 53.4

1804 purchased the slave-labor Tennessee cotton plantation The Hermitage * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Surya-11 parivartamsha Guru-4 * economically expansive properties

Properties, lands, housing. His wealth (11) came from sales of its agricultural products and its slaves (4). Surya-11 parivartamsha Guru-4 This agricultural operation eventually expanded to more than 1000 acres * 425 hectare * and 150 enslaved workers. AJ was personally identified with The Hermitage and he used its image in all of his public-relations promotional material.

Guru in bhava-4 rules the potentially catastrophic 8th bhava = sudden, unexpected change to land use patterns (4) * much energized and politicized by Surya-11 parivartamsha Guru-4

AJ spearheaded the drive to force aboriginal hunter-gatherer native peoples off Euro-settlement agricultural lands. The resulting military enforced Trail of Tears provoked the end of tribal peoples and their historic natural lifestyle on the land, replaced suddenly and violently by the fenced-farming and penned-livestock behaviors of the invading Euro peoples.

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka * uttama


  • Zukra-Meena * uttama * appreciation of music * likes imagery * attracted to spiritual equity * intuitively artistic * pleasures of imagination * enjoys symbolic clairsentience * dreamlike aesthetic
  • Zukra -11 * seeks pleasure via social connectivity , enjoys network equity, feminine-figures have social-participation, balanced economies, association with artists and financiers, graciously inter-knit community * pleasing designs to adorn the skin, ankles * appreciation of friendships, aesthetic of fair deals in marketplace, seeks economic justice
  • Zukra-yuti-Surya * balanced roles in drama * appreciation for political display * theatrical negotiations * self-focused diplomacy * radiant bright beauty * self-reflexive bargaining * sweetly confident entitlements * enjoys games * negotiating father-figure * intelligent arrangements * focus on trades * self-directed romance * idealistic contracts * match-making according to father's choice or self-will
  • Zukra-yuti-Budha * * sweetened messages * gracious explanations * talented in singing-songwriting * articulate negotiations * talkative feminine-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort communicative arrangements * youthful beauty

Zukra-yuti-Surya = a handsome personal visage.

  • AJ suffered acute health issues, but he kept a thick head of hair, sparkling green eyes. Despite his evil doings and his sicknesses, he remained a handsome fellow.

Features of wife-figure, via Zukra

Zukra-Meena * uttama = a beautiful wife

During the "dirtiest campaign in American history" the notorious POTUS election of 1828, the supporters of her husband's rival, POTUS-06 American System 1767-1868 John Quincy Adams attacked the virtue of both Jackson and his wife. Rachel Donelson Jackson was bombarded taunts of 'harlot' and 'hussy' from her husband's political enemies.

Complexities of uttama-Zukra-yuti-Budha-nichha

The marriage (Zukra contracts) attacted scandalous gossip because Rachel was legally married to another man when she married AJ. Rachel was accused of intentional bigamy. However, attorney AJ took the necessary steps to ensure her legal standing, and they were re-married in 1794. Throughout his life, AJ vigorously defended his wife's honor. AJ even killed a man in a duel who spoke ill of her.

Rachel Donelson was said to have enjoyed a lovely appearance in youth. Yet, her short stature paired with a notably full figure in her maturity exacerbated existing cardiac issues, Guru-Simha = 6th-from-Zukra = health concerns for the wife-figure. Rachel retreated into privacy and prayer (Meena)) protecting herself with obesity and a facade of stern Presbyterian piety. Rachel helped her husband privately, and her family's wealth substantially funded AJ's career.

Yet she eschewed public appearances and remained sequestered (Meena). Overweight and overwhelmed, Rachel developed symptoms of angina and died just before he began POTUS-07 work in Washington DC. AJ served eight years 1829-1837 as a widower, never remarrying. However, Surya-yuti-Zukra and Budha-yuti-Zukra do suggest several additional private liaisons during AJ's lifetime.

Diplomacy or lack thereof

Incoherent Zukra-yuti-Ketu-navamsha suggests that as POTUS-07, AJ would function without the reliable support of partners-advisers. AJ was unable to sustain a working cabinet due to fractiousness and greed, suggesting impairment to Zukra in both D-1 and D-9.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Vrizabha * heavy old valuables * must endure the sounds of proletarian speech-and-song * obliged to conform to the official bankers * dry, antique genetic stock * required preservation of aging assets * must materialize orderly values conservation * slow elderly evaluators judge the worth of hoards * must endure pressure to store the precious inventories * must bear the weight of historic treasuries * vital energy compression stress zone = neck-jaw * strictly imposed rules governing warehoused collections * lack of necessary seeds and foodstuffs * must preserve lineage knowledge despite scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-1 * Structured, orderly, time-conscious personality. One must act under pressure, have to move but slowly, push forward against stiff limitations; cautious, conventional identity; tense competition, muscular fatigue, chronic impeded movement, seizures and cramps. Heavy legacy pressure against free movement. Resistance to new ideas and direct action. Resentment toward constriction of physical appearance. Support for socially-approved dutiful roles, conventionalized identity, and conduct befitting an elder.
  • Shani-yuti-Mangala * social resistance to competitive action * pragmatic pursuits * cautious innovation * limited pace of progress * delayed (but not denied) championship * physical discipline * constraints on instinctive movement *conventionally regulated sports * tension from contradictory push-pull impulses.

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

  • Rahu-Makara-Draco * shimmering illusion of dignity * craving for social status *mirage of elite identity * mask of hierarchy * mairage of privileged social position * over-reaching institutional leadership * fascinating laws and judgments * unusual claims to hierarchical rank * extraordinary status-markers * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of lawful responsibility, boss authority, regulator-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-9 * passion for philosophy, preaching * in swabhava of Saptarishi Guru, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual doctrine, theory, dharma, worldview. Rahu-9 desires a thrilling, important guidance role in catechesis, principled discourses of abstract ideas, ideology, philosophy, indoctrination. Extraordinary father-figure, ambitious professors and holy teachers. Thrives in culturally-mixed preaching environments, university, temple, sangha, congregation. Surreptitious attempt to appear as a global, humanistic, ideologically-framed agent of understanding. Rahu the Poseur may pose as a charitable philanthropist, a wisdom-purveyor, a proselyte of principled understanding, a guru-figure, a philosopher, or a globalist humanitarian. Rahu-9 trespasses the cultural boundaries of patronage, fatherhood, paradigm of belief. Exciting, opportunistic third marriage (if any).

Both Chandra-Kanya-5 politics and Shani-Vrizabha-1 personality accept the incoming amplifying, materialistic, institutional drishti from Rahu in bhava-9 Makara = governance ideology, patronage

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

  • Ketu-Karkata * calmly dissociates from foundational habits * surrenders material security * placidly empty shelters * disregards conventional caretaking * not limited by customary routines * ignores restriction on farming-and-fishing * surrenders property ownership * forgives the ancestors * releases a soothing pink cloud of ancient rhythms into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-3 * eccentric communications * disinterested in daily chat * writes on foggy abstract topics * dissolves messaging boundaries * wandering discussions * can handle esoteric information * irrelevance of normal mental narrative * abandons management tasks * dismisses the standard explanations * walks away from conventional discourse * unless other graha in 3, may prefer to live without sibling-cohort

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