born six months after

born six months before

born 10 months before

lifepartner with




POTUS-16-partner [1861-1865]



Mary Todd Lincoln

a.k.a. Mary Ann Todd

Earth-birth 13-Dec-1818

dematerialization 16-Jul-1882 [age 63]


POTUS-16-partner [1861 until 1865]

political fundraiser

Mary Todd Lincoln


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Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Public-Figure Examples

Jyeṣṭha - Varta - Thrikketta


For Jyeṣṭhā births of a feminine valence, the condition of conversational, discursive, explanatory, instructional, argumentative, commercializing, evangelical Kumara may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Budha-ruled paradigm of Varta, siblings, cousins, schoolmates, bandmates, team-mates, entourage, ensemble, neighbors, managers, cohort, coterie, collaborative group, publishers, messengers, merchants, commercial agents, reporters, writers, scripts, plans, schedules, instructions, radio-television-internet, news-media, conferences, committees, discussions, travel itineraries, and texts may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Antares. Their purpose is to communicate a forceful, dynamic, healing regeneration via sexual energy transfer and discovery of secrets.

Penetrating Communications

Budha-ruled Jyeṣṭhā gentlewomen are typically outspoken, incisive and decisive, competitive, descriptive, and energetic communicators. Thrikketta-born maintain a deep sense of mental seniority often leading to impatience with those less quick-witted .

Articulate and pro-active in their messaging style, these women are natural political activists. ज्येष्ठा are often accomplished writers in literary genre ranging from autobiography to committee reports. Kita-born ladies find a ready audience on topics of a hidden, eruptive, undisclosed, or forbidden nature. Jyeṣṭhā women are also natural trauma healers, investigative journalists, forensic scientists, and detectives.

Ketta-born ladies wield a penetrating ability to explain complex human sexual and psychological narratives. They are often found in powerful messaging roles, where secret information is revealed by a skillful shifting of the interpretive lens.

Due to nakshatra-pati Bantering Budha, the skills of śakradaivata include all of the commercial fields plus psychotherapy and recovery work, self-help writing, and training of healers. Thriketta-born feminines may also be found in the verbal realms of transformative criticism and promotion of mystical renewal.

Themes of verbal contest, sexual energy transfer, and healing discovery may contextualize Jyeṣṭhā's terrestrial experience. Also applicable to Chandra in Jyeṣṭha - Antares

QUOTATION: Shil-Ponde. Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra .p 98

" ...independent self-sufficient , capable, dignified, proud.

  • If she is not born in a wealthy or well-to-do family, she will herself become wealthy through her own efforts .

In such case, her family will be dependent on her and she will be recognized as the head of the family .

  • She is careful and canny regarding money matters .

Being proud, she has a tendency to dramatize herself

  • and secretly glories in being the pivot or centre around which her family affairs revolve.

She will, at some time in her life,

  • occupy a very influential position

  • and be greatly respected."


Mary Todd Lincoln, age 30, in 1848


Mary Ann Todd Lincoln was said to have had an eccentric fashion sense, developed in coordination with her personal seamstress

Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha Calendar

[Rahu Mahadasha] [age birth until age 15.2

[Rahu-Mesha-Arya] [Rahu in bhava-6]

13-Dec-1818 Earth-birth * Rahu-Guru bhukti

Jul-1825 [MTL age 7] grieved the decease of mother - Rahu-Budha bhukti [Guru-yuti-Budha] Matrimaraka Guru rules 7th-from-Chandra

01-Nov-1826 [MTL age 8] father remarries. Stepmother is cruel, and MT is sent away to boarding school * Rahu-Ketu bhukti Ketu abandoning * gochara R-K opp.

Lincoln_Abraham_young.jpg [Guru Mahadasha] [age 15.2 until age 31.2]

01-Jan-1841 [MTL age 23] [AL age 32] following a New Year argument, the affianced couple break their engagement. AL doubted that he could provide the luxury lifestyle that MTL expected. MTL feared the idea of granting control to a husband. * Guru-Budha bhukti * randhresha Budha sudden identity change

04-Nov-1842 [MTL age 24] [Abraham Lincoln age 33] suddenly, following a separation of nearly two years, the couple avowed marriage-1-of-1 in the local Episcopal Church * Guru-Shukra bhukti ++ samchara Rahu-Ketu via Makara-Karkata contact Makara svamsha

01-Aug-1843 [MTL age 25] celebrated the birth of child-1 * Guru-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rules 5th-from-Chandra

01-Feb-1850 [MTL age 31] decease of MTL's second son, Eddie, from a wasting disease [believed to be thyroid cancer] * Guru-Rahu chidradasha * Rahu-6 disease occupies 12th-from-7 = dematerialization of second child

[Shani Mahadasha] [age 31.2 until age 50.2]

06-Nov-1860 [MTL age 42] Abraham Lincoln elected POTUS-16 * Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya -1 karmesha

Jan-1862 [MTL age 44] grieved the sudden decease of her fourth son Willie * Shani-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 12th-from-10 decease of 4th-child

08-Nov-1864 [MTL age 46] in landslide win, Abraham Lincoln re-elected POTUS-16 * Shani-Rahu bhukti

15-Apr-1865 [MTL age 47] Abraham Lincoln assassination * Shani-Rahu bhukti

[Budha Mahadasha] [age 50.2 until decease age 63

1868-1870 [MTL age 50-52] Mary and her teenage son Tad reside in Frankfurt, Germany * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha rules 8-identity change

Jul-1871 [MTL age 53] grieved the decease of her third son Tad * Budha-Ketu bhukti

1875 [MTL age 57] MTL's eldest son Robert Lincoln files a lawsuit to incarcerate MTL on grounds of insanity. Robert controlled her substantial financial estate, and MTL had a wildly dysregulated spending habit. * Budha-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rules 12-imprisonment + Shukra rules 5th-from-Chandra = child-1 Robert

1876 [MTL age 58] well-placed friends spring MTL from the asylum and send her to Europe. A judge rules MTL to be of sound mind, and her right to control her own assets is restored. MTL remains permanently estranged from her only surviving son, Robert. * Budha-Surya bhukti * Surya -1 intelligence rules 10-public reputation

1881 [MTL age 62] returns to homeland to stay with sister Eliz in Springfield, IL. * Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru-yuti-Shukra Sister * Guru rules 4th-from-4th-from-Chandra, homeland relationships

16-Jul-1882 [MTL age 63] dis-embodiment via cerebral hemorrhage [stroke] * Budha-Guru bhukti * maraka Guru rules 2

Distinctive features of the Nativity


pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]

[dutiful-responsible karmesha for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[bright center of governance secrets]

[identified with hidden regulatory power]

[intelligence for institutional rejuvenation]

[embodies undislosed authority]

[father may be leader-speculator-iconic]


[guiding-conceptual Jyeṣṭha -4] [navamsha Surya-Meena] intuitively confident imaginative dreamlike display

[Atmakaraka politics, father, speculation, games, entertainments, intelligence]

  • [Surya-Vṛścika] Maricha - particle of light * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the penetrating transformative rashi of Mangala
  • [Surya in bhava-1] center of attention * bright embodiment * intelligence for competition * focus on appearance * genius for innovative self-expression * athletic entitlements * eye on personality * sparkling center of embodied vitality * father may be an icon-competitor-inventor
  • [Surya-yuti-Kuja] confidently progressive * bright warrior * moves in alignment with the spiritual rays of the Sun * creatively intelligent brother-figures * self-reflexive political pursuits * champion of brilliant ideals * competitive father-figure * entitled to conquer * focused on winning * radiantly pioneering



Robert Smith Todd. Dad was a prominent citizen and local political kingmaker . lawyer financier, influencer of regional politics and government


matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]

[philosophical-doctrinal dharmesha for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[at some juncture in the lifespan, previous mental process utterly dies, catalyzing and emotional rebirth into new mentality]


[humanistic-principled Arudra-1] [navamsha Chandra-Dhanus] intuitively sensitive inspirational-guiding

  • [Chandra-Mithuna] comforted by messaging * settled into rhythmic communications * needs mentality
  • [Chandra in Arudra - Orion] soothed by exciting signals * protectors of stormy wildness * sensitive to animal instincts

  • [Chandra in classroom-8] comfortable with crisis * familiar with catastrophe * unpredictable mother * feels the pulse of cyclical rebirth * soothed by secrecy * consoled by calamity * sensitive to danger * revolutionary sentiment * accustomed to frequent upheaval * seeks deeply rhythmic initiation * acculturated to masked exploration * occult sensitivities * needs eruptive energies * nourished by non-disclosure * emotionally attuned to trauma * undulating shakti-shocks * mother may be a mystic, healer, concealer, agent of disguise


MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations


rulers of [2 + 5 + 7 + 8 + 11 + 12] occupy Dhanus [7th-from-Chandra-8]

  • The tall, thin, poor, and peaceable Abe Lincoln seemed like an odd match to the petite, plump, wealthy, hot-tempered MTL. Observers thought it to be an unsustainable arrangement. However, this unlikely couple shared a political mission

CHILDREN LincolnRobertTodd.JPG

Mary and Abraham's eldest son, Robert Todd Lincoln. Ketu-12 occupies 5th-from-Chandra.

Robert became adversarial toward his mother due to her extreme behaviors, especially her legendary, lavish spending sprees.

He famously convinced a judge to sentence his widowed, apparently hallucinating, wildly over-spending mother to an insane asylum. And she famously convinced some of her well-placed friends to arrange her release.

Their mother-son relationship never completely stopped, mainly because Robert was legally the signatory for their family money.


bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]

[svabhava] [svakshetra]

[Ruchaka Yoga]

[energizing-identifying lagnesha co-ruler of Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[inimical-medicating rogesha for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]


[regulatory-governing Jyeṣṭha-2] [navamsha Kuja-Makara-uchcha] intuitively competitive class-conscious pyramid-climbing championship


  • [Mangala-Vṛścika] 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-1] forward fighter * muscular champion * competitive winner *drive toward performance vitality * embodied action * primal sexuality * pursuit of progress * direct movement * physical engineering * thrusting vigor * dominating personality * pushy * dynamic innovator * energized conquests * athletic body
  • [Kuja-yuti-Surya] sparkling kinetic creativity * glorious innovator * high-energy confidence * dynamic genius * dominating force joins willful charm * fiercely competitive politics * brilliant winner * invigorating routines * physically active father-figure * self-referential championship * vigorously moving theatrical display


[Mangala in bhava-1] = rogesha, ++ Kuja-1 is located in the ailing, adversarial [6th-from-Chandra]

  • This double-whammy fighter-servant mismatch can put a person in nearly constant conflict throughout life. Kuja often triumphs over individual enemies, but the pattern of aggressive reactivity can create a enemies both within and outside of the material-body.
  • MTL was known for physically battering her husband during episodes of eruptive anger. [with Abe standing over six-feet tall and Mary plump at five-foot-two, he tolerated her attacks with humor.]
  • Dealt swiftly with enemies of her husband's political success.
  • Complex proactive sexual life, exacerbated by loneliness and likely hormonal imbalances.


jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandesha-karaka [message] shisya-karaka [student]

[mysterious-revealing randhresha for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[friendly-economic vriddhi-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[Dhanayoga Budha-2 rules 11]


[calculating-logistical Pūrvāṣāḍhā-2][navamsha Budha-Kanya-uchcha] intuitively analytical argumentative medical tactical financial logic




  • [Budha-Dhanus] 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-2] narrative of values-fulfillment * conversations about natural resources * talks about history * instructions for asset conservation * explains banking procedures * cherished recordings * discusses sound values * articulation of speech-song * quick-darting eyes-face * tells stories * defines storage methods * describes family lineage * manual preservation of collections * chats about knowledge base * conserves libraries * quick with language * manages archives * repeats from memory
  • [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
  • [Budha-yuti-Guru] explainer of ideology * descriptive preaching * professorial explanations * theoretical discourse * instructs in sacred doctrine * articulation of charitable generosity * optimistic messages * expansive scope of documentary reporting * inspirational media communication * numerous specific announcements * detailed guidance * verbalizing paternal figures
  • [Budha-yuti-Shukra] explainer of balanced arrangements * diplomatic conversations * parity-seeking discussions * manual adjustments * enjoys words * sweet descriptions * delivers instruction about relationships * articulator of equity in agreements * message of fairly bargained contracts * skilled in songwriting * talkative sister-cousin-cohort * detailed lyricist * attracts chatty partners


face-voice-eyes, musical, oratorical, financial, evaluating, historical-traditional, acquisitive [Budha in bhava-2] rules

  • 8 - mystical beliefs, shockingly brilliant identity-change, clairsentient intelligence, meditation siddhi, clandestine political patronage, transformative dreams, revolutionary rejuvenating visions
  • 11-economic profits, goals, achievements, gainfulness, friendship networks

[communicative Budha-2 activates opinionated Jyeṣṭha radical lagna]


dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]


[collecting-preserving dhanesha for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[witty-creative vidya-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[many philosophically expansive humanistic statements]

[growth of historical wisdom]

[optimistic verbal preaching]

[believes in historical values]


[exploring-disguising Pūrvāṣāḍhā-4] [navamsha Guru-Vrishchika] intuitively optimistic expansion discovery revelations



  • [Guru-Dhanus] much philosophy * wide worldview * doctrine of inclusive diversity * broad scope of guidance * humanistic ideology * jovial principled outreach * permission to preach * expands the range of beliefs * understanding of multiple theories * generous priests * global beneficence * many sacred teachings
  • [Guru in bhava-2] much hoard * many songs * many stories * extensive history * generous natural reserves * several genetic lines * many accumulated goods * numerous languages * expansive oratory * large eyes * many voices * many valuations * extensive accounts * grows the family lineage * optimistic heritage * believes in historic conservation * patron of speech-and-song * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may be a keeper-collector-preserver
  • [Guru-yuti-Budha] yukta-karaka * multiple sibling-teammate figures * permission to deliver information * abundant conversational messaging * believes in detailed communications * expansive dialog * many announcements * wide scope of evangelism * talks about philosophy * optimistic viewpoint in discussions
  • [Guru-yuti-Shukra] sodarya-karaka * multiple feminine-figures * permission to make deals * abundant pleasures * blossoming treasures * expansion of art * inspirational music * optimistic diplomatic philosophy * large-scale alignments * broad scope of partnerships * diverse financial arrangements


charitably speaking family-assets [Guru in bhava-2] activates

  • 2-finance, family assets, speech, heritage values, history, stories, banking
  • 5- Politics, gambling, sports betting, speculative finance, business = 3rd-from-3rd


svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]


[bargaining-balancing yuvati-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[contemplative-isolating vyaya-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]


[Pūrvāṣāḍhā--2] [navamsha Shukra-Kanya-nicha] intuitively harmonizing compromised medicated exploitive relationships



  • [Shukra-Dhanus] 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
  • [Shukra-2] [svabhava] seeks pleasure via gathered treasuries * enjoys banked assets * bargains toward collected equity; feminine-figures predominate the family * gracious storyteller * preserved * linguistic * voiced * pleasing designs to adorn the face * mouth * jaw * neck * teeth * and hair * historical values * appreciation of speech-and-song * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be a banker-collector-historian-preserver
  • [Shukra-yuti-Budha] sweetened messages * gracious explanations * talented in singing-songwriting * articulate negotiations * advocates for reasoning process * talkative feminine-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort collaborative harmony * enjoys the company of students * detailed contracts * prefers logical arrangements
  • [Shukra-yuti-Guru] sweetened expansions * gracious diversity * appreciation for philosophical doctrine * adjustable catechism * numerous negotiations * humanistic agreements * generous beauty * balanced patronage * arrangements according to priestly paradigm of belief * prefers relationships with generous partners



duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]

[Śaśaka Yoga] [svakshetra]

[collaborative-communicative sahaja-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]


[originating-challenger Purvabhadra-1] [navamsha Shani-Mesha-nicha] intuitively structured survival competition

  • [Shani-Kumbha] heavy old economic systems * obliged to conform to marketplace rules * responsible scientific work * structural compression upon skin-nerves-ankles * mandatory electro-magnetic networking * regulated revenues * lawfully distributed earnings * must materialize past-to-future gridwork * must sustain lowest-common-denominator connections * proletarian communities * conventional friendships * elderly mentors * Slowly achieves social-material goals * scarce conductive resources * maintainer of old economies
  • [Shani in Bhava-4] steady time-structured life foundations * must sustain the cultural roots * required to defend boundaries * grim determination to provide security * dry stony gardens * pessimistic schoolteachers * judgmental mother * proletarian childhood * normalized parenting * orderly conventional education * caretaker's fatigue * chronic household scarcity * old folk customs * resists domestic innovation * must protect old routines * elders maintain the ancient ritual austerities


stabilizing, conventional, systematicly ordering, protective [Shani in Bhava-4] rules

  • 3 business, publications, announcement, commitee-work, discussions, short-term travel
  • 4 education, cultural foundations, basic social infrastructure, routines, boundaries, defensive structures


school-home-transport regulating [Shani in Bhava-4] occupies the elder-respecting, old-faith, strict philosophies, punitive, scarcity-preaching 9th-from-Chandra


rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]

[for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[Rahu casts passionate drishti into 10-12-2]

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's combative energy

[passionately amplified crusade during times of distress]

[ambitious craving for mixed-caste conflict]

[seeks prestigious opportunity via military or medical problems]

[shrewd challenges to racial prejudice]

[successful taboo-breaking uprise of oppressed classes]


[financial-oratorical Aśvini-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha] intuitively over-reaching passion for innovative wealth-collection

  • [Rahu-Mesha-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 birth * extravagant 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
  • [Rahu in bhava-6] tricks the enemies [beneficial placement] * passion for prestige conflicts* in svabhava of Busy Budha, the Shadowy Specter chatters cleverly in hostile environments *glamorous ministries of service * unusual servants * cunning arguments * thrilling surge of rule-breaking assistance * treats misery with unorthodox medication * astonishing accusations in criminal lawsuits * fascinating outsider insinuates into military-medical-ministry roles * craves the delusion of disagreement * mesmerizing mistreatment of laborers and animals * desires an important role in litigation * exciting injuries * opportunistic warfare * disguised as a victim * marvelous assistance to the disadvantaged * entrancing claims of alleged misdoing * may pose as a poor-sick-harmed patient * may appear as a helpful relative of the mother's people * social mobility sought via appearance of servitude


[Rahu in bhava-6] unlike most typically modest and retiring First Ladies, outspoken and oddly costumed MTL was nearly as well-known as her high-recognition husband. Generally, the public was fascinated by MTL's apparent mental health challenges, her enthusiasm for physical conflict against her husband, and by her social-cultural mixing with African-American assistants/ From her earliest housekeeping days in Springfield, MTL had found that white servants disliked her intensely, but AA helpers appreciated that she paid fairly and listened to their advice.

Risk-rewarding [Rahu in bhava-6] occupies the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra


kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]

[beneficial placement for energizing-identifying lagnesha co-ruler for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[disengaged from isolated contractual roles]

[few/no boundaries within arranged private spaces]

[no barriers to diplomatic movement between foreign lands]

[release from just imprisonment]

[unencumbered meditation upon dematerialized essence of inner balance]

[unlimited mutual fantasy worlds]

[unafraid of imagined agreed-upon annihilation]

[may perceive non-verbal intuitive negotiating guidance]

[passively fixated on ambitiously competitive-challenging Rahu-Mesha-6 enemies, animals, assistants, servants]


Super-Ketu [secretive-eruptive Chitra-4] [vargottamsha] [navamsha Ketu-Vrischika-uchcha]

  • [Ketu-Tula] justly dissociates from negotiation * wanders away from compromise * eccentric alliances * martyr's diplomacy * 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-12] forsaken by ghosts [beneficial] * eccentric research * limitless imagination * scattered intuitive insights * ambivalent toward foreigners * peculiar paternal grandmother * blurs fantasy boundaries * unstructured meditations * passive isolation * foggy clairsentience * releases invisibility * dissolves privacy * abandons the veil between perceptual worlds * ignores imprisonment * unless other graha in 12, may prefer to live free from father's mother + mother's father



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