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President of the Russian Federation

1999-2000 + 2008-2012 * Prime Minister of Russia

1998-1999 * head of FSB state security

1985-1991 KGB officer

Vladimir V. Putin

#1042;ладимир Владимирович Путин

a. k. a. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

a.k.a. Wolodya

Earth-birth Tuesday-07-Oct-1952



Prime Minister of Russia from 2000 until 2008 + President of Russian Federation 2012-_________ * Vladimir Wolodya Putin * 1952-

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Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Mula * Nirriti * Alaxmi * Vichruta

BPL commentary

For Mula births of a masculine valence, the condition of limitless, observing, uncoupling, surrendering, abandoning, disinterested, ethereal, wandering, dispersing Ketu may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Ketu-ruled paradigm of Alaxmi, spirit guides, astral beings, ghosts, pilgrims, wanderers, cutters, dispersers, splitters, de-couplers, winds, flags, tails, cloudy figures, agents of impermanence and release, events of forgiveness and surrender, freedom from conventions, disregard of consequences, and inner listening may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Al-Shaula.

Their purpose is to disintegrate, disconnect, disperse, and deconstruct those phenomena which have become obstacles to greater understanding.

Fearless Deconstructivism

Mula gentlemen are inspiring in their fearlessness. Alaxmi are concerned with absolute principles of conviction, not with material outcomes.

Although apparently optimistic and genial Guru-ruled personalities, Nirriti are constitutionally aligned with destabilizing power vacuums, disintegration of outdated structures, and large-scale disorientation. Pilgrims of wandering spirit, Mula have little regard for boundaries, customs, or consequences. They go easily where angels fear to tread.

Mula has a natural veneer of faith and generosity due to Brihaspati's Benevolence. Often appearing as father-figures, patriarchs, patrons, preachers, and philosophers, Masculine Mula may present as pastoral shepherds who are paternally guiding their lost sheep.

In times of inattentive negligence or mass psychic distress, Shri Ketu's polarity vacuum may suck an enormous degree of power - sometimes, absolute power.

Mula's outlook often features a liberating mix of ambivalence and apathy. Free from self-doubt, and disinterested in moral conventions, those born in Alaxmi may consciously or unconsciously guide their flocks into states of higher wisdom. Yet, the sacred must be sacrificed. In a world with few meaningful limits, depravity, destruction, cruelty, and chaos have equal utility to compassion and love.

Because Alakmi-born preach their principles while dismissing (Ketu) the material consequences of applying those beliefs, they are generally freed from worry. They are cheerful folk, even in the most dire circumstances. They do not fear death.

When involved in religious or political indoctrination, Mula-born may expound an eschatology of annihilation., Unlimited destruction may be the preferred path toward full purgative cycle of regeneration. Niritti (no-rhythm) may be associated with heart-stopping shock and awe or scorched earth or eradication campaigns that are aimed to destroy the root.

Having usually no fear of death, Mula may nonchalantly engage in self-destructive behavior as well as in evacuation, elimination, or eradication of others. Religious or ideological patronage may be essential to their mission. Mula gentlemen are found in the worlds of sacred wisdom, inspirational guidance, cults of belief, and radical indoctrination. They may conduct zero-sum operations within military, priesthood, politics, and organized crime.

Mula-born may suffer from restless windiness (vata dosha).

Themes of annihilation, apocalypse, extreme chaos followed by absolute peace, and fearless disregard of consequences may contextualize Mula's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Mula

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 86.

"... a shrewd and capable character - an organizer,

  • who is able to handle people

  • and make them serve his needs through tact and diplomacy.

A politician.

An orator who is capable of swaying his audiences

  • yet who is not sincere

  • but may even be unfaithful to his constituents

  • and ungrateful and unappreciative of favors received if the occasion arises.

The type of person who, while one is still in his presence, holds one spellbound;

  • but who when he leaves, also leaves a lurking distrust behind him.

Extremely clever and capable." [end quote]


Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha timeline



Chandra Mahadasha * age birth until age 7.7

07-Oct-1952 Earth-birth in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (now Saint Petersburg, Russia) * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-Makara-Draco governance

Mangala Mahadasha * age 6.4 until age 16.4

Apr-1971 until Jun-1973 = Janma Sade-Sati Urisha-6

Rahu Mahadasha * age 16.4 until age 34.4

1975 (VVP age 23) earned basic law diploma at Leningrad State University * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha diploma

1975 begins career with KGB security police officer * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha-11 goals rules 10 + 10th-from-10th

28-Jul-1983 (VVP age 31) exchange of vows in marriage-1 to Lyudmila * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules Karkata Svamsha * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Urisha-Vrizchika contact Chandra-Urisha

Guru Mahadasha * age 34.4 until age 50.4

1985 (VVP age 33) begin KGB service with Stasi credentials, stationed in Soviet East Germany * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru lagnesha

1985 (VVP age 33) celebrated the birth of child-1 * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru putra-pati

20-Aug-1991 (VVP age 39) end KGB career. Resigned from State Security in order to accept a more important position * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 10 + 10th-from-10th

1992 (VVP age 40) financial collapse of Soviet Union * Guru-Ketu bhukti * Ketu quits

1997 (VVP age 45) awarded Cand. Sci. in Economics via thesis in international relations from Leningrad U. (equivalent to USA M.A. thesis in economics) * Guru-Surya bhukti * Surya rules 9-university, theory

1998-1999 (VVP age 45) Yeltsin appoints Putin to head State Security (FSB) in 1999 * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

Feb-1999 (VVP age 47) grieved the decease of mother * Guru-Rahu chidradasha ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati

Aug-1999 (VVP age 47) grieved the decease of father * Guru-Rahu chidradasha ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati

Aug 1999 (VVP age 47) an exciting, turbulent time: Yeltsin declares Putin as his desired successor; Putin voted in as Russia's fifth PM within a span of 18 mos. thrust into high power by the sudden resignation of Boris Yeltsin * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

1999–2000 acting presidency following the sudden resignation of Boris Yeltsin * Guru-Rahu chidradasha ++ Sade-Sati

Jun-2000 until Jul-2002 Janma Sade-Sati Urisha-6

07-May-2000 Aug 1999 (VVP age 48) elected to first term of Presidency * Guru-Rahu chidradasha ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati

Shani mahadasha * age 50.4 until age 69.4

14-Mar-2004 (VVP age 52) elected to second term of Presidency * Shani-Shani svabhukti *

08-May 2008 (VVP age 56) begin Prime Minister of Russia * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-11 rules 11-goals, achievements, economic systems

04-Mar-2012 (VVP age 60) elected to third term of President of the Russian Federation * Shani-Surya bhukti * surya dharmesha political fortunes, patronage

08-Jun-2013 (VVP age 61) divorce announced * Shani-Rahu bhukti

  • Shani ashtamsha Jan-2017 until Jan-2020 = Gochara Shani enters Dhanuzya-1

18-Mar-2018 (VVP age 66) elected to second term of Presidency * Shani-Guru chidradasha * Guru-5 elections = lagnesha

2018 VVP age 66) accused of manipulating USA elections * Shani-Guru chidradasha * Guru-5 elections = lagnesha

Budha Mahadasha * age 69.4 until age 86.4 = Jun-2020 until Jun-2037

Aug-2029 until Jun-2032 = Janma Sade-Sati Urisha-6

Ketu Mahadasha * age 86.4 until age 93.4

May-2059 until Jul-2061 = Janma Sade-Sati Urisha-6

Distinctive Features of the Nativity

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

  • Surya-Kanya * Poshanya * Pushna * the nourisher * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the analytical logical rashi of Budha
  • Surya in bhava-10 * digbala * bright center of hierarchy * confidently governing * legislative intelligence * focus on social order * regulatory entitlements * political authority * brilliant career * eye on elite positions * radiant reputation * sparkling center of the leadership drama * father may be a governor-regulator-boss
  • Surya-yuti-Shani * confidently lawful * bright regulator * entitled to impose order * politically intelligent authority-figures * radiantly systematic * sober hierarchical strict father-figure * cautiously orderly expression of the spiritual rays of the Sun * limited entertainments * creatively disciplined


Dad = Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin (1911-1999)

Dad was a navy submarine sailor * Surya-yuti-Shani military father

Father was a fervent adherent of the Communist ideology * Surya-yuti-Shani

Paternal Grandfather = Chandra-2- cook, food

  • Putin's father's father = paternal grandfather = represented by 9th-from-Surya in bhava-10 = Chandra in classroom-6-uttama.
  • Chandra in classroom-6 = service
  • The paternal grandfather was a cook (Chandra kitchen) in the countryside dacha of Russ 1870-1924 Bolshevik Vladimir Ulyanov Lenin.
  • Later grand-dad cooked for Russ-Soviet 1878-1953 Man-of-Steel Josef Stalin.
  • Little Volodya played in the holiday homes of power-elite as a child while visiting his paternal grandfather.


Surya-yuti-Shani resides in karmasthana * Kanya

holder of top leadership roles in the post-USSR Russian kleptocracy (Kanya)

chairman of United Russia political party

  • Acting Presidency: First Presidency (2000–2004) * begin Guru-Rahu
  • Second Presidency (2004–2008) * begin Shani-Budha
  • Second Premiership (2008–2012) * begin Shani-Zukra
  • Third Presidency * begin Shani-Chandra

  • Fourth Presidency * begin Shani-Guru

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

mulatrikona * uttama

  • Chandra-Urisha * uttama * moolatrikona 4-30* comforted by precious values * settled into rhythmic gathering * needs luxury
  • Chandra in Rohini-Brahmi * mulatrikona * needs lavish appreciation * protectors of luxurious domiciles * soothed by sensuality
  • Chandra in classroom-6 accustomed to nursing * calmed by caretaking * ill parents * comforted by humility * familiar with animosity * acculturated to accusation * familiar with betrayal * habituated to indictment * needs to be helpful * feels the pulse of service ministry * protects the sick-and-vulnerable * routine domestic conflict * emotionally attuned to victims * settled into the rhythm of problematics * seeks ritual remedies * soothed by medication * suffers repeating ailments * undulating imbalances

Comforting Chandra rules VP's Azlesa Svamsha (matching D Trump's Azlesa radical lagna)

PARENTS as a team

Chandra-and-Surya enjoy a 5-9 angle = aligned parents

VP's parents were both 17 years old when they married. They both died in 1999 during his Sade-Sati only a few months apart. When Chandra-Surya are well aligned, the parents are comfortably attuned.


Mom = Maria Ivanovna Putina (née Shelomova) . Mom worked in a garment factory and was often ill. Her first two children died = sorrow. Chandra in classroom-6 She was an adherent of Russian Orthodox Christian doctrine and a devoted but secret practitioner of its ancestral rituals. Chandra rules 8-secret initiations.

Chandra-rules Ketu-8

Ketu-8 shows that she was a psychic intuitive. VP represents himself as a follower of her ancestral (Karkata) faith, and he wears the protective talismans marked with the symbols of the world of the saints. The iconic symbols announce his roots in mystical, magical Russian folk customs (Chandra).

Emotional need for attention

Chandra in Rohini-Brahmi needs a great deal of attention. Ideally a Chandra in Rohini-Brahmi son would be either eldest or youngest, in order to optimize mama's attentions. Little Wolodya's two older brothers died in childhood; allowing VP to realize this requirement.

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership expectations


Marriage-1 = bhava-12

  • Despite her husband's very high visibility social roles, first marriage partner would be a deeply private person. Lyudmilla remained nearly invisible (12) throughout their long marriage.

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

  • Mangala-Dhanuzya * Mula * vigorous development of humanistic worldview * energized inspiration * thrust toward doctrinal expansion * proactive teaching-preaching * promotes philosophical globalism * champion of broad understanding * pursues patronage
  • 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-1-Mula * parivartamsha Guru-5-Bharani


Vigorous, forward-pushing, pioneering Mangala in bhava-1 rules 1-physical body, identity, integrity.

Mangala in bhava-1 rules 12- espionage, distant lands, invisibility

Mangala in bhava-1 occupies emotionally transformational, revolutionary, discovering, potentially volatile 8th-from-Chandra

According to wikipedia "Putin often sports a tough guy image in the media."

Mangala rules karakamsha = Vrischika-12 invisible environments, distant lands

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

Budha rules Azlesa Svamsha

  • Budha-Thula * articulation of contracts * equable discussions * balanced designs * commercial arrangements * explains procedure for fair agreements *  descriptive bargaining * skillful matching * accommodating conversations * messages about negotiation * programming for trade exchanges * manufactures harmonious patterns *  hands-arms-shoulders send equalizing gestures
  • Budha in bhava-11 * narrative of information systems * describes ecological gridwork * calculates economic profit * reports on revenues * describes distributive networks * talks about social participation * sibling-type friendships * conversations about voluntary connections * announces achievements * delivers interlinking instructions * discussion in large assemblies * defines the webworks of community
  • Budha-yuti-Zukra * 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


Budha in bhava-11 occupies the emotionally motivated politically engaged 5th-from-Chandra

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

lagnesha for Dhanuzya radical lagna

  • 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-5 * much creativity * many intelligences * many entitlements * numerous games * diverse entertainments * many romances * extensive self-glorification * children identified with paradigmatic beliefs * expansion of political display * development of drama * optimistic in speculations * patron of creative performance * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be a game-player
  • Kuja-1-Mula * parivartamsha Guru-5-Bharani


Generous, charitable Guru in bhava-5 occupies the invisible, sequestered, private 12th-from-Chandra = distant lands, clandestine operations

Guru-Meza-5 rules the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra signaling a network of compatriots with deep roots in the homeland

Guru Mahadasha * age 34.4 until age 50.4

  • various positions in St. Petersburg municipal government, party politics, working on M.A. thesis

Zukra * svadu-karaka (sweet) * kalatra-karaka (wife)

  • Zukra-Vanika * svakshetra * appreciation of negotiation * taste for balanced color schemes * attracted to beautiful designs * enjoys the company of designers * prefers adjustable partners * pleased by brokerage * equable alliances * artfully arranges agreements * bargains sweetly * harmonious mediation * match-making for equity * aesthetic of the fair-trade deal
  • 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-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 communicative harmony * enjoys the company of students * detailed contracts * prefers logical arrangements


Zukra-11 large-group community-based deal-making, arranger, advocacy occupies the emotionally conflicted , potentially criminalized 6th-from-Chandra

Sweets-seeking Zukra in the emotionally conflicted and self-medicating 6th-from-Chandra suggests behavioral addictions or substance addictions = Typically, alcoholism, but other conflict-numbing practices may also be signified

Zukra-11 = economic Deal-maker, diplomat, financial negotiator

Commercial svakshetra Zukra-11 ruler of Chandra = a balanced, graceful style of making announcements, reports, conducting meetings, conferences

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

Shani rules Anuradha Svamsha

  • Shani-Kanya * heavy old accusations * obliged to sustain litigious disagreements * rigidly persistent disease conditions * structural compression upon colon + digestive tract * must normalize exploitation * weighty subordinate tasks * hierarchical conditions of enforced servitude * must work within master-slave systems * must respect antiquated physicians * slow-acting remedies * intractable servants * stubborn employees * insufficient pharmacy * must work with dried medications * must continue to minister to the suffering * scarce service resources
  • Shani in Bhava-10 (beneficial placement) * steady time-structured leadership responsibilities * must govern the old order * maintains dignified reputation * cautiously conventional leadership style * burdensome 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 * elders maintain high ranking duties
  • Shani-yuti-Surya * social resistance to individual creativity * pragmatic politics * class-conscious father * limited unearned entitlements * delayed (but not denied) romance * conventionalized theatrical displays * restrained flamboyance * disciplined intelligence * cautious willpower * socially-approved expressions of divine brilliance


Shani in Bhava-10 occupies the emotionally engaged, charismatic, showy, political-dramatic 5th-from-Chandra

Shani in Bhava-10 rules-2 speech, face, banking, heritage, traditions

Shani in Bhava-10 rules 3-photographs, public relations campaigns, internet management, information technology

Wolodya loves to be photographed. He is well known for his physical appearance, his pale-reddish complexion (Guru ruled lagna), his athletic vigor. VP's sports photographs which have graced Russian popular wall calendars show his photogenic charisma Shani-yuti-Surya

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

  • Rahu-Makara-Draco * shimmering illusion of dignity * craving for social status * mirage of legitimate authority * mask of hierarchy * over-reaching acts of institutional leadership * fascinating ascent to respected position * unorthodox methods of social ordering * extraordinary claims to statutory jurisdiction * extravagant elitism * thrilling seniority * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of responsible governance * bossy pretense * seeks privilege via regulator-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-2 * passion for precious treasuries * in svabhava of Suave Zukra, the Shadowy Specter seeks glamorous goods * mesmerizing memories * risk-rewarding finance * fascinating voice * entrancing face * craves knowledge of sound values * intriguing genetics * outsider who cleverly insinuates into the values-fulfillment lineage * extraordinary recollection * mesmerizing speech-and-song * intermingled traditions * unconventional speech * shadowy interlopers infiltrate the family line * potential for opportunistic second marriage * adventurous character of mother's elder sibling * thrilling stories * remarkable libraries * ambitious hoard * mixed-language vocabulary * desires important evaluator roles * exotic foods * unusual breeds in animal herds * captivating collections * social mobility via values + heritage + memory


Ambitious, opportunistic, institutional financier Rahu in bhava-2 occupies the auspicious, ideological, philosophical, doctrinal 9th-from-Chandra

Rahu in bhava-2 Widespread influence of Rahu- drishti amplifies

  • Shani + Surya-10 = father
  • uttama-Chandra -6 = mother
  • Ketu-8

Ketu * * kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * 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 * abandons owned property * forgives the ancestors * releases a soothing pink cloud of  ancient rhythms into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-8 * passively dissolves barriers hiding secret knowledge * ambivalent toward initiations * disregards occult boundaries * Witness to cycles of death-and-rebirth * fearless toward catastrophic upheaval * absent from spouse's family * vacuous obscurities * irrelevance of non-disclosure rules * dissolves psychic filters * not intimidated by terrors * ignores threats * dissolves obfuscations. * unless other graha in 8, may prefer to live free from in-laws

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