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1850-1853 * POTUS-13

1850 Slave Trade Compromise

Mar-1849 thru May-1850 * VPOTUS under POTUS-12 California Statehood 1784-1850 Zachary Taylor

1848-1849 * New York banking comptroller

1846-1874 * Chancellor of the University of Buffalo

1837-1843 * US-Congressman from New York

1829-1831 * New York State Assemblyman


Millard Fillmore

Earthbody-Entry Tuesday-07-Jan-1800

Earthbody-Exit 08-Mar-1874 (age 74)


1850-1853 * POTUS-13-partner

Librarian + Schoolteacher

Abigail Powers Fillmore

Earthbody-Entry Tuesday-13-Mar-1798

Earthbody-Exit 30-Mar-1853

nativity of Abigail Powers Fillmore


POTUS-13 = July-1850 until March-1853 + Banking Systems + attorney * Millard Fillmore * 1800-1874

birth data from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Bharani-Yamya * Yamuna * Apa-bharanishe * Varni

BPL commentary

For Bharani births of a masculine valence, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, diplomacy, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.

Due to the definitive influence of kalatra-karaka Zukra, gentlemen born into the realms of Bharani-Yamya, Purva-phalguni, or Purva-azadha may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of the feminine companion.

For those born into the Zukra-ruled paradigm of Yamya, feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, sensual pleasures, arrangements, valuation, pricing, equity, bargains, trades, treaties, trusts, adjustments, justice, finance, artistic beauty, treasuries, alignment, attunement, harmonies, and music, may be especially influential.

Guidance provided by instructors from the civilizations of Apis. Their purpose is acquisition of treasuries, carrying of beautiful objects , and preservation of values across the generations.

Burdened Banker Busy Bee

Zukra-ruled Bharani masculine-figures are the Money Guys. Yamuna-born are often found in the worlds of banking, valuation, capital markets, currency-trading, mints and coinage. Connoisseurs of pricing and aggressive deal-makers, they vigorously seek acquisition of precious objects. In addition to their financial abilities, due to their intuitive understanding of sound-and-color values, Bharani males may also pursue careers in music and arts. Most Bharani men can sing beautifully.

The harmonious arrangements of Apa-bharanishe may be lovely even while they vigorously compete for dominance. Their expertise in the fields of preservation, containment, and collecting may extend to wines, perfumes, fine textiles, works of art, and any commodity which may capitalize or increase in value. Like all Zukra-governed births, they must take care to avoid the misuse of drugs and alcohol.

Themes of competitive acquisition, precious sounds and song, and investment in cherished values may contextualize Bharani's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Bharani.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 79

"A very vital character,

  • a quality which quite often leads this individual into all sorts of trouble

  • because other people are apt to be jealous, resentful and antagonistic to him.

The morals of this man are not above reproach .

He will be distinguished in many cases by some slight physical defect

  • on the lower part of the body,

  • that is below the waist."


Millard Fillmore POTUS-13. Image by Mathew B. Brady circa 1855-1865, from USA Library of Congress, Brady-Handy photograph collection.

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar

Chandra Mahadasha * age birth until age 4

07-Jan-1800 Earth-birth in Moravia, Cayuga County, Finger Lakes, New York, USA. * Chandra-Budha bhukti

Mangala Mahadasha * age 4 until age 11

Rahu Mahadasha * age 11 until age 29

1814 (MF age 14) trade-apprenticed by his family to two cloth-makers, but MF is used as a servant, learns little of the craft * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

1819 while taking classes in town during a lull at the cloth-mill, meets + romances his classmate Abigail Powers * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha students

1819-1820 reads law with a local judge, and teaches school, living at home. The stingy judge pays a measly pittance, and MF leaves after a quarrel.* Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha apprenticeship, clerkship rules 6-betrayal, disappointment

1820-1821 * after two decades of grinding poverty while supporting eight children, the family moves to yet another farm near Buffalo. This time, it is prosperous.* Rahu-Budha bhukti * Surya-yuti-Budha Surya rules 4

1821 * emancipated from his father's control at age 21. Formally affianced to Abigail Powers. * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha-9 father * Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9

1823 admitted to the bar, begins law practice * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 7 = justice, advocacy, attorney

05-Feb-1826 exchange of vows in marriage-1 with Abigail Powers * Rahu-Surya bhukti * Surya rules Simha swamsha samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vrischika-Urisha contact Chandra-Urisha

25-Apr-1828 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Rahu-Mangala chidradasha * Mangala lagnesha

Guru Mahadasha * age 29 until age 45

1829 New York State Assemblyman * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules 9-politics * Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9

02-Apr-1831 (MF age 31) grieved the decease of mother (mom's age 49) * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules-7th from 4

Shani mahadasha * age 45 until age 64

1848 (MF age 48) elected VPOTUS under POTUS-12 California Statehood 1784-1850 Zachary Taylor * Shani-Budha bhukti * Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9 -politics

09-July-1850 sudden death of POTUS-12 California Statehood 1784-1850 Zachary Taylor from food poisoning. MF takes the oath of POTUS-13.* Shani-Budha bhukti * Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9 * Guru rules 9-political-fortune + 9 = 12th-from-10th decease of boss

18-Sep-1850 against advice of the moderate factions, under pressure from slave-planter financial interests, Fillmore signs into law the hugely polarizing Fugitive Slave Act considered to be the legal start of the USA Civil War * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha-Mula-9 rules 6-slavery in 6/8 from Shani-4-national stability

04-Mar-1853 final day of POTUS. * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 8-transformed ientity

30-Mar-1853 (MF age 53) grieved the unexpected decease of wife-1 Abigail Powers after 27 years of marriage * Shani-Zukra bhukti

26-Jul-1854 grieved the sudden decease (cholera) of daughter Mary * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 2nd-from-5th-from-Chandra = decease of child

1856 defeated for POTUS nomination * Shani-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 12th-from-5th (contains Shani too)

10-Feb-1858 exchange the vows of marriage-2 with the heiress Caroline Carmichael McIntosh * Shani-Mangala bhukti samchara Rahu-Ketu via Kumbha-Simha contact Simha Swamsha

28-Mar-1863 grieved the decease of his elderly father (MF age 62) * Shani-Guru chidradasha * Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9 = Budha rules 7th-from-Surya

Budha Mahadasha * age 64 until decease age 74

08-Mar-1874 (MH age 74) decease via stroke * Budha-Rahu bhukti

Distinctive features of the nativity

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Dhanuzya* Aditya * the unsplit, undivided * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the preaching-teaching philosophical rashi of Brihaspati
  • Surya in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * center of sacred teachings * intelligence for patronage * brightly preaching * focus on beliefs * philosophical entitlements * self-righteous father * eye on worldview * confident ideologue * sparkling center of the doctrinal drama
  • 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


MF's dad = a subsistence farmer and occasional schoolteacher. Dad was proud of his male lineage Revolutionary War credentials Surya in bhava-9 proud dad

  • The political spin-doctors emphasized that Fillmore's childhood included no formal education =
  • Rahu in bhava-1, American myth of the self-made-man.
  • Nevertheless, his dad workeds a teacher. MF attained basic literacy at home. Shani in Bhava-4 keeps the childhood home very basic materially, sometimes enduring scarcity but also socially normal with stable routines.

Dad's agricultural fortunes were poor at first due to stony lands and cold winters = Surya-yuti-Budha-Mula = ari-pathi, poverty.

MF started Rahu Mahadasha at age 11, and this signaled a change of fortunes throughout his personal environment. Although the family had shifted house several times due to harsh impecunities, by 1812 their farming life had become prosperous.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Urisha * uttama * moolatrikona * comforted by rhythmic historical tonal values
  • Chandra in Rohini * mulatrikona * comforted by lavish appreciation * protectors of luxurious domiciles * needs sensual caretaking
  • Chandra in classroom-2 * comfort in collections * familiar with history * soothed by stories * accustomed to storage * calmed by history * settled into the rhythm of languages * needs to feel the repeating pulse of inventory counting * emotionally attuned to lineage knowledge * routine restoration of knowledge * undulating voice * acculturated to sound-speech-song


Mom = farmer's wife. Chandra in Rohini ruled by Shani in Bhava-4 = subsistence fishing and cold-climate farming.

Her primary concern was maintaining the New England family lineage (Chandra-2) + managing the food supply (2). Yet, Chandra in Rohini suggests that she found the occasional luxury and often sought the affection of her husband.


matrikaraka Chandra-uttama receiving drishti of Zukra = mom would have needed a degree of refinement.

Parents MF's blustering, ideological, preachy Surya in bhava-9 holds the mismatched shad-ashtakya 6/8 angle vis-a-vis sensual, pleasurable comfort-seeking Chandra = The parents are inharmoniously juxtaposed.

Rahu in bhava-1-Azvini confers a strongly independent personality upon young Millard Fillmore. Combined with early poverty from Shani in Bhava-4 and the ongoing disagreements between his mismatched parents, MF's childhood would not have been smooth.

Chandra-Urisha rules 4-schooling

  • MF took lifelong pleasure from engaging with the world of literacy, numeracy, and basic education
  • MF founded the University of Buffalo in his hometown Buffalo, NY.

Rahu Mahadasha * age 11 until age 29 saw him break away from the family when his father sent Fillmore to apprentice. Starting in Rahu-Rahu bhukti, young Millard made his own decisions, often contradicting his parents, effectively ending his childhood.

MARRIAGE partnership support expectations

7th-from-Chandra in 2

  • bhava-8 = non-disclosure, hiding, secrecy, healing, confidential information
  • Lifepartner-1 = preferred to stay behind the curtain
  • Matching emotional sensitivities due to MF Chandra in Rohini ++ APF Chandra in Shravana
  • MF Ketu in classroom-7 suggests absence of equity in the partnership, a withdrawn or non-participating lifemate

Zukra-8. suggests wifely-figure prefers hidden environments

  • Despite being married to a politician, Abigail Powers did not like public exposure
  • Mother of MF's two children, APF was sick for most of their shared lifetime
  • APF eschewed social entertaining duties during most of his pubic career .

During MF's POTUS term, Abigail Powers refused to accept first-lady entertainment duties.

  • Yet, her reputation was never in question,
  • Fillmore's devotion to her was said to be tangible.
  • APF Chandra in Shravana guards her reputation ++ matches AF bhava-10 also ensuring public respect

7th-from-Chandra contains the vigorous pair Zukra-yuti-Mangala

  • MF Zukra-yuti-Mangala-8 grants a deep, unexposed understanding of the mate's psychology, due to lagnesha-Kuja-8

Zukra-8 rules4th-from-4th from Chandra * schoolteacher + librarian

  • Abigail continued to teach school until her children were born.
  • According to Fillmore's public-relations promoters, the couple shared a love of reading.
  • APF helped MF to establish the University of Buffalo.
  • Historians agree that Abigail Powers supported her husband privately as an essential confidante (8 confidential information).
  • 7th-from-Chandra uttama = beneficial for matters of 4th-from-4th, such as property ownership, parenting, + foundational schooling.

8th-from- 7th-from-Chandra in 2 = Lifepartner-2

  • bhava-3 = philanthropic widowed businesswoman (3)
  • Zukra-yuti-Mangala suggests two marriages.

In 1858 (age 57) Fillmore married wife-2 Caroline McIntosh.

  • Caroline McIntosh = wealthy widow ++ capable businesswoman = Guru in bhava-3.

Guru-3 occupies 2nd-from-Chandra

  • Caroline McIntosh's funds allowed Millard Fillmore to live as a philanthropist (Guru)
  • He was regarded in later years as a generous patron of humanities and the Arts (Brihaspati patronage).

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

lagnesha * Meza radical lagna

  • Mangala-Vrizchika * Swakshetra * vigorous pursuit of secrets * proactive exploration * push toward discovery * champion of emergency action * champion of emergency action
  • Mangala in bhava-8 * drive toward discovery * pursuit of rebirth * revolutionary dynamics * aggressive approach to emergency events * invasive transformations * urge to dig-drill -dive-excavate-plumb-explode-explore * vigorous revelations * explosive eruptions of unexpected force * pushes into hidden environments * energized mysterious conquests * pro-active rejuvenating surgeries
  • Kuja-yuti-Zukra * dual sexuality * energized bargaining * dynamic trading * masculine force joins feminine allure * sweetly harmonized with competitors * champion of equality

Kuja-yuti-Zukra in undisclosed bhava-8 endowed MF with the skill of conducting negotiations away from the public eye.

  • Rulers of 1-2-7-8 combine to bring personality, finance + values-fulfillment, bargaining behaviors, and dangerous conditions into the secretive, transformative randhrasthana
  • lagnesha in 8
  • Fillmore is consistently ranked among the worst USA presidents, due to his inability to take a coherent public position on slavery and his preference for conducting a very public role in a very private style.

Surya-Dhanuzya-9 ++ Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9 accepting drishti from Rahu in bhava-1

  • MF was a skilled oratorical attorney.
  • His speaking format was the one-to-many preaching style of Dhanuzya sermons.

Master of undisclosed arrangements * but lacked moral authority * Karmesha Shani-Karkata-4

Fillmore disliked public controversy.

  • MF preferred to vigorously pursued agreements behind-the-scenes.
  • Accused of being a milquetoast waffler, Fillmore shied away from polarizing public debates

He was a man of action, but his method was confidential

  • Hidden deal making was a key to his success during his lesser, localized earlier roles in state and national governance.
  • Earlier in his career, serving as NY state comptroller, Fillmore was widely praised for his masterful handling of the banking crisis.
  • Yet when strong national leadership was needed in the years leading to the Civil War, Millard Fillmore could not take a fixed moral stand.

MF's presidency is best remembered for the notorious 1850 Slave Trade Compromise which buckled under the financial pressure-lobby of the Southern slave-labor economy

  • The Compromise did not mollify the increasingly alienated North-vs-South but rather exacerbated the conflict.

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Dhanuzya * priestly communications*theoretical discourse * inspirational conversations * articulation of sacred beliefs * doctrinal pronouncements * sends messages about broad worldview * descriptive philosophical understanding * specifically defined interpretive principles * explains the indoctrination procedure * expertly detailed sermons * ideological programming * hands-arms-shoulders send preaching gestures
  • Budha in bhava-9 * narrative of father-figure * witty guru * celebrated fortunes * repeats the catechism * reiterates the doctrine * skillful grandchildren * discusses patronage * detailed articulation of worldview * explains the paradigm of belief * talks about sacred texts * examines the dharma * interprets theoretical claims * delivers quick sermons * logical investigations into philosophical truths * chatty priests * religious dialogues
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * amusing explanations * central roles in communication * brightly clear descriptions * dramatic enunciation * confidently delivers instruction * articulation of radiant certainty * political messenger * talkative father-figures
  • Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9

Budha Mahadasha * age 64 until decease age 74

Budha-Mula rules 3-6 from Meza lagna ++ 2-5 from Chandra-Urisha

Opponent of POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln , MF had many friends in the South

  • Lincoln was a tragic hero to many Northerners who felt that Lincoln had blood-purged the land of a horrible sin.
  • As a bargainer, MF disliked Lincoln's aggressive Civil War policies which financially punished the South.
  • During MF's Budha-Budha swabhukti, Lincoln was assassinated
  • As an outspoken critic of Lincoln, Fillmore was attacked (Budha rules 6 criticism) for not displaying signs of mourning.

The final ten years of Fillmore's life were fairly quiet due to declining health (6).

  • As a leading citizen philanthropist of the Erie-Canal boomtown of Buffalo New York, MF maintained a respected reputation
  • Yet, in the broader country he remained a political scapegoat (6) for his failure to prevent the catastrophic war when there was still a chance to prevent it.
  • MF remained a senior drilling member of the Buffalo military guard (6 military) until his decease

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Mithunaya * much communication * many merchants * conversations about belief * doctrine of inclusive messaging * expansive evangelism * detailed guidance discussions * widens the scope of management * many documents * repeating growth patterns * multiple administrative projects
  • Guru in bhava-3 * many messages * extensive commerce * many photographs * numerous publications * diverse collaborators * multiple transactions * many tours * frequent business trips * many sales * numerous discussions * much detailed interaction * extensive planning operations * variety of ensemble performances * evangelistic growth * so many meetings * patron of communications technologies * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be a businessman-writer
  • Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9

Bhava-3 represents apprenticeship, commerce handcraft.

Similar to POTUS-17 Reconstruction 1808-1875 Andrew Johnson , Millard Fillmore was apprenticed to a cloth-weaver and tailor

having learned the rudiments of the garment trade. MF began studying law.

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Vrizchika * appreciation of penetrating discovery * likes mysteries * attracted to danger * pleasures of covert power * preference for undisclosed arrangements * phoenix aesthetic of rejuvenation * beautifying rebirth * negotiates pleasantly in threatening conditions * seeks equity during sudden upheavals * seeks balance during emergencies * enjoys hidden assets * gracious partner in secret diplomacy
  • Zukra-8 * seeks pleasure via occult secrets * enjoys rejuvenating relationships * balanced healing arts * aesthetic of non-disclosure * camouflaged arrangements * hidden equity * pleasing designs to adorn the sexual-reproductive organs * sensual sphincters * obscured finance * likes initiation * transformed by feminine-figures * delighted by sudden renewal * pleasant in-laws * appreciation of identity change
  • Zukra-yuti-Mangala * sweetened conquests * gracious competition * appreciation for pioneering innovation * aesthetic of sporting interactions * proactive negotiations * musical brother-figure * competitive contracts * accommodating sexuality * prefers relationships with energetic partners

Zukra rules = 4th-from-4th from Chandra = school

  • MF met APF, a schoolteacher, when he was her pupil in a local school
  • Their early romance was clandestine Zukra-8
  • After a seven-year courtship, they married + had two children.

Zukra kalatra-karaka in 8 * the sometimes hidden wife is also sometimes active Zukra-yuti-Mangala

As her work history attests, Abigail Powers was capable of sustained performance in public roles.

  • She had a salaried teaching job starting at her age-16.
  • She had initiated and managed several schools.
  • She was comfortable showing a visage to the world in the guise of schoolteacher, parent, home librarian, and gardener.

Yet, APF eschewed public life during MF's POTUS years

  • Nichha-Zukra navamsha ++ vyayapathi Guru in lagna
  • Often ill, she became increasingly reclusive
  • When her husband suddenly became POTUS-13 upon the unexpected death of POTUS-12 California Statehood 1784-1850 Zachary Taylor , Abigail negotiated the right to remain in her apartments eschewing all social duties. Her adult daughter Abby conducted the required entertainments.

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Karkata * heavy old routines * obliged to conform to the ancient habits * must bear the weight of old defensive structures * vital energy compression stress zone = stomach * strictly imposed systems of security * 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 * must endure routines of protective policing * scarce domestic resources
  • Shani in Bhava-4 * slowly time-structured life foundations * must maintain the cultural roots * required to defend boundaries * reinforce the existing shelter * cautious mother-figures * tense childhood * restrictive parenting * normal education * caretaker's fatigue * chronic household scarcity * strict folk customs * resists domestic innovation * reinforces predictable routines * elders maintain the ancient ritual austerities

The childhood home(4) was said to have been chronically impecunious (Shani) Parents were literate tenant farmers. They moved often in search of less harsh circumstances for the first 10 years of MF's life.

Shani in Bhava-4 karmesha + Shani rules 10th-from-Chandra

Shani-Azlesa rules 10-11 from Meza lagna ++ yogakaraka 9-10 from Chandra-Urisha

  • MF was a national infrastructure builder (Shani) - mainly in Banking
  • As POTUS, Fillmore was a compromise candidate who was not really interested in the job.
  • He was ineffective since he was not a robustly charismatic national leader
  • Surya vidyapathi did provide enough enthusiasm to endure the campaigning

Shani mahadasha * age 45 until age 64

  • During the heavily responsible life-period = Shani Mahadasha, MF was elected VPOTUS
  • He suddenly became POTUS-13 after the shock death of POTUS-12
  • MF served as the top national leader during a time of polarizing conflict over slavery
  • While serving as POTUS-13, MF was widowed and his only daughter died suddenly
  • He remarried, and retired (Shani-4 retirement).

Shani rules 11 + 11=10th-from-Chandra.

  • Fillmore's most praised public role = NY bank comptroller,

Shani occupies the 6/8 angle to Budha-Mula-9 = risky (Mula) decisions about slaves (6)

Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha-Mula-9 rules 6-slavery in 6/8 from Shani-4-national stability

  • According to historians, MF's worst political decision, which effectively ended his national career, was to sign and enforce the Fugitive Slave Act.

As the north became increasingly fearful of the concentration of money and power into the hands of the southern slave-plantation elite, MF polarized an already high-conflict situation by requiring law enforcement to capture any person of color who might appear to be an escaped slave.

Fugitive Slave Act

  • 18-Sept-1850 against the tide of moderate advice, under pressure from Southern slave-planter financial interests, Fillmore signs into law the hugely polarizing Fugitive Slave Act .
  • MF's moral credentials were weak and his attraction to money uttama-Soothing Somana-2 was personal..

This single immoral money-driven political decision by Fillmore is considered to be the legal start of the USA Civil War.

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

  • Rahu-Meza-Arya * shimmering illusion of championship * craving for superiority * exotic use of dominating force * mask of competitive action * mirage of first-arrival pioneer * over-reaching urgency * extraordinary muscularity * mesmerizing forward movement * unusual athleticism * fascinating conquests * marvelous warriorship * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of heroic action * seeks privilege via innovator-roles
  • RRahu in bhava-1 * passion for fleshly vitality * in swabhava of Competitive Kuja, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous physical visage * extraordinary athletic action * outsider who cleverly insinuates into a noble identity * smoky, oily aura * desires competitive advantage * exceptionally recognizable appearance * exhilarating force of nature * thrilling champion of non-standard lifestyles * social mobility via dynamic movement * powerful personality * innovative behavior challenges existing norms * culturally mixed self-image * embodies exciting new energies * self-promotion via blood-and-birth * double agent * over-reaching ambition for empowered individuality * craves special importance * trespasses cultural limitations of race-class-creed-gender * fascinating figure * may represent a cult of personality

Rahu in bhava-1 drishti to 5-politics, celebrity + 7-peerage attorney deal-making ++ 9-ideology, politics, patronage

Rahu in bhava-1 drishti to Surya + Budha.

Age 11-29 was an era of self-promotion, independence, first ventures into politics.

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

  • Ketu-Thula * justly dissociates from negotiation * wanders away from compromise * eccentric alliances * abandons agreements * apathetic trades * surrenders trust * ignores restriction on match-making * releases a pale pastel cloud of fair deals into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-7 * ambivalent toward agreements * absentee advocates * disregards contractual loyalties * disinterested in mutuality * wanders from the middle-balance * irrelevance of equity * surrenders alliances * abandons the usual covenants * ignores advice * incoherent promises * liberation via surrendered negotiations * unless other graha in 7, may prefer to live free from partners

Ketu in classroom-7 Disregards Negotiated Agreements * Abandons Promises

Disregarding the advice of the majority moderate opinion, MF ordered federal law enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.

Most Northerners expected Fillmore to represent their anti-slavery convictions. They felt betrayed by Fillmore's decision. Soon after MF's action, the Whig Party disintegrated.


Librarian * POTUS-13 partner = 1850 until 1853 * Abigail Powers Fillmore

birth data from rectified by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Uttaraphalguni * Aryaman * Bhaga * Falgun * Utthram

BPL commentary

For Uttaraphalguni births of a feminine valence, the condition of radiant, romantic, intelligent, creative, idealistic, central, confident, gaming, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Surya-ruled paradigm of Uttora, father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Denebola. Their purpose to brighten and glorify the divine intelligence through spectacular creativity.

Brilliantly dramatic

Uttara-phalguni women are famously confident and willful. Monarchic entitlement pairs with aristocratic service via noblesse oblige. While much depends upon the characteristics of sparkling nakshatrapathi Surya, the feminine Falgun is often found in bright environments of royalty, celebrity, theatre, creative arts, amusements, and games.

Uttaraphalguni ladies radiate a profound love for living creatures, both wild and domestic. On behalf of the animal kingdom and its denizens, the women of Aryaman may undertake political activism. As righteous (and self-righteous) human mistresses of the animal world, their political style may include fiery displays of romantic idealism. They may collect animals.

Simha-Leya pada-1 features charismatic centrality and stage presence, focused into the physical embodiment. Pada-1 must hold the center of attention, whether in celebrity politics, entertainment and fashion, dramatic acting, or all three.Typically attracts an elder husband and many romances.

Kanya Pada 2-3-4 = equally dazzling, idealistic, smart, and flamboyant, but more focused upon expressing the genius of the imagination. Often a splendid dramatist and performing musician due to nakshatrapathi Surya. Typically one attracts a generous husband.

Themes of political power, radiant confidence, and bright celebrity drama may contextualize Utthram's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Uttaraphalguni

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 95

"A joyous healthy disposition yet quietly so.

  • She has a very soft pleasing voice,

  • bubbling over with fun and humor.

She is born to a family with social background

and loves to mingle with her friends in various social activities

  • Yet, she is not frivolous,

  • but beneath her joyous manner, rather serious minded.

She has fixed principles from which she will not deviate.

She prefers to choose her friends

  • from among the people who are artistically inclined and cultured.

She is efficient and adept at managing her home and her domestic life."


Abigail Fillmore in the early 1850's, during Millard Fillmore's POTUS term 1850-1853

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar


Although born into deeply modest, and at times desperate, circumstances, Abigail Powers became a well-educated and influential woman, and wife of POTUS-13. She was said to have been a quiet, retreating person, preferring to read in solitude. Despite her accomplishments, she suffered from depression as well as frequent bodily sickness. However, as an icon of the working woman schoolteacher and library-builder, APF yielded a powerful influence upon the modernizing American social consciousness. Abigail Powers Fillmore was a proponent of women's rights. Respecting her abilities, in 1850 Congress swiftly gave her the funds to establish the first Whitehouse Library.

APF may have reincarnated later as POTUS-pair-43 School Libraries 1946- Laura Welch Bush

Chandra Mahadasha * age birth until age 4

13-Mar-1798 Earth-birth * Chandra-Surya bhukti

Mangala Mahadasha * age 4 until age 11

Rahu Mahadasha * age 11 until age 29

1814 first teaching job, part-time (APF age 16) * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani karmesha career

1817 second teaching job, full-time (APFage 18) * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani karmesha career

Guru Mahadasha * age 29 until age 45

05-Feb-1826 exchange the vows of marriage with POTUS-13 Slave Trade Compromise 1800-1874 Millard Fillmore following a seven-year courtship (MF 25 APF 26) * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules Kumbha swamsha samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vrischika-Urisha contact radical R-K

25-Apr-1828 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha lagnesha

Shani mahadasha * age 45 until age 64

1848 (APF age 49) husband MF elected VPOTUS++ family moves to Washington, D.C. * Shani-Surya bhukti *

09-July-1850 (APF age 51) husband MF unexpectedly becomes POTUS-13.* Shani-Budha bhukti * Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-9 * Guru rules 9-political-fortune + 9 = 12th-from-10th decease of boss

30-Mar-1853 unexpected decease (APF age 55) * Shani-Rahu bhukti

Distinctive features of the nativity

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Meena * Bhaskara * the illuminator * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the expansively visionary rashi of Brihaspati
  • Surya in bhava-7 * sparkling center of relationships * focus on agreements * brightly negotiating * confident in brokerage * self-referential partners * makes smart trades * intelligence for representation * seeks political equity * peerage entitlements * eye on fair contracts * agent of deal-making drama * father may be a broker-attorney-advocate
  • Surya-yuti-Zukra * confidently harmonious * brightly creative bargainer * uniquely intelligent feminine-figures * entitled to pleasures * aesthetic expressions align with the spiritual rays of the Sun * financial politics * dramatic promises * radiantly diplomatic * self-reflexively attractive * father may be artist-broker-arranger


Dad = Reverend Lemuel Leland Powers, a Baptist minister. Abigail was his seventh child.

Dad died shortly after baby Abigail was born.

He left behind a significant library of books for the family, but little else. Abigail was the second and final child born to her mother.

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Makara-Draco * comforted by rhythmic hierarchical ordering
  • Chandra in Shravana * comforted by careful listening * protectors of undulating shamanic sound * needs customary lawfulness
  • Chandra in classroom-5 * comfort in politics * familiar with speculation * intelligent confident mother * soothed by playing games * charmed by children * needs to feel the repeating pulse of unique self-expression * emotionally attuned to romantic drama * settled into the rhythm of artistic performance * routinely seeks amusement * calmed by admiration * undulating celebrity


Mom = widowed only a few months after Abigail's birth. With scarce financial resources but benefited by her deceased husband's library, mom educated both of her children and earned the respect (10) of her community.

MARRIAGE partnership support expectations


  • Bhava-11 earnings, economic systems, goal achievement
  • POTUS-13 Slave Trade Compromise 1800-1874 Millard Fillmore

generally expects the marriage partner to provide social stability, security, shelter, and schooling. The partner = an anchored person, an environmentalist, a parent, a caretaker, a citizen, a house-builder, a homemaker, who prioritizes the garden, the kitchen, the household, the city or village, and thewelfare of the local environment.

Abigail was a working schoolteacher accustomed to receiving affectionate respect and holding authority in the classroom. Her lifepartner POTUS-13 Slave Trade Compromise 1800-1874 Millard Fillmore was USA president for three years. However, Fillmore was much better known for his lifetime work as a leading citizen of the growing city of Buffalo, New York.

As a lawyer and Buffalo city-father (4) Fillmore founded (4 foundations) a university, a hospital, and was an patron of the arts. He built a big house for his small family there. He was a staunch supporter of education (4) and a dedicated parent. Even when serving in national governance roles, his focus was local and his legislative efforts were directed to getting more federal support for Buffalo. One of his greatest successes was getting big federal money for developing the Port of Buffalo at the western end of the Erie Canal.

Excellent emotional compatibility due to both Chandra-ruled lunar nakshatra:

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Dhanuzya * vigorous development of humanistic worldview* thrust toward doctrinal expansion * proactive teaching-preaching * promotes philosophical globalism * champion of broad understanding * pursues patronage
  • Mangala in bhava-4 * promotes local transport * champion of building construction * mechanized vehicles * digs-drills-dives-mines underground * school bully (nichha only) * builds foundational infrastructure * invigorating patriotism * domestic conquests * pursues home ownership * defensive action * moving-shifting household dynamics * energized farm tillage-plowing-plunder * fights in marine defense * pushy parents * competitive force in the childhood home
  • Kuja-4 parivartamsha Guru-8

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka


  • Budha-Kumbha * connecting communications * systematic pronouncements * articulation of social-scientific networks * descriptive inter-webbed definitions * diagrams the marketplace linkages *futuristic conversations * messages about communities * discusses economic transactions * explains large-scale social participation linkage * skilled weaving + knitting * hands-arms-shoulders make connective gestures
  • Budha in bhava-6 * narrative of detailed complaint * explains toxicity * discusses conflict * medical treatment * military strategy * litigation against unfair deals * itemized argument * precisely specific accusation * treacherous dialog * lectures about servitude * describes broken promises * instructs on ministries of service * talks about injustice * articulately gesturing adversaries * debates about debt
  • Shani-10 parivartamsha Budha-6 mixture of dislikes + responsibilities

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Meza * warrior dharma * philosophy of direct movement * many competitions * broad scope of pioneering action * permission to dominate * doctrine of conquest * invigorating guidance * expands the range of championship * believes in innovation
  • Guru in bhava-8 * much secrecy * many sudden changes * many confidences * multiple trauma events * numerous identity transformations * generous in-laws * extensive tantra * expansion of undisclosed forces * abundance of initiations * many mysteries * generation of emergencies * hidden teachers * believes in invasive healing * patron of rejuvenating surgeries * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be a secretive healer
  • Kuja-4 maha-parivartamsha Guru-8

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Meena * uttama * appreciation of music * likes fantasy * often looks beautiful * visions of harmony * attracted to dreamy artists * intuitively balanced designs * sensual feet * pleasures of imagination * enjoys symbolic clairsentience * contemplative aesthetic
  • Zukra-7 * swabhava * seeks pleasure via interpersonal relationships * enjoys contractual harmony * harmonious partnerships * pleasing designs to adorn the lower back * kidney-adrenal over-use * often too much sugar * sensual genitalia * prefers feminine advisers * balances the terms of mutual agreement * nice financial arrangements * appreciation of equity
  • 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

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Mithunaya * tiresome old documents * resistance to change of explanations * must coform to hierarchical management structure * must maintain orderly communications * rigid process handling * heavy old discussions * obligatory, strictly scripted conversations * inflexible instructions * must endure proletarian talk * slow elderly messengers * vital energy compression stress zone = hand-arm-shoulder * restricted breathing * insufficient team cooperation * must continue old collaborations * scarce information resources
  • Shani in Bhava-10 (beneficial placement) * Structured, orderly, time-conscious responsibilities * must govern the old order * must maintain dignity of reputation * cautious, conventional leadership style * tension in social-authority roles * chronic weighty executive duties * heavy decision-making portfolio * sustains the conventional hierarchies * oppressed by lack of freedom to choose social policies * resistance to new rules * intolerance toward unconventional leaders * leadership fatigue * Shani-10 supports socially-approved, rigidly dutiful lawgiver-roles such as president, premier, principal, director, company boss, governor, mayor
  • Shani-10 parivartamsha Budha-6 mixture of dislikes + responsibilities

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

  • Rahu-Urisha * uttama * shimmering illusion of storage * craving for preserved collections * unusual banking practices * over-reaching acquisitions * preposterous accumulations * mesmerizing treasure-hoards * fabulous inventories * exotic food stores * amazing ship-holds + warehouses * mask of historic conservatism * intriguing acts of barreling + cooperage + containment * tantalizing libraries * marvelous hoards of valuables * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of accrued wealth * entrancing lineage knowledge * thrilling speech + song * excitement of values-fulfillment * seeks privilege via memory keeper-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. Ambitious father-figure * extraordinary professors * barrier-bending 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).

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

  • Ketu-Vrizchika * uttama * detached Witness to hidden empowerments * weird discoveries * empty secrets * eccentric identity changes * dissolute penetrations * fearless toward catastrophic change * disregards terror * ignores restriction on initiations * uncertain rebirth * releases a red-black cloud of exploratory initiatives into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-3 * eccentric communications * disinterested in daily chat * writes on foggy abstract topics * dissolves messaging boundaries * committee-work fatigue * 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 free from younger siblings

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