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President of the Russian Federation

Prime Minister of Russia [1999-2000] + [2008-2012]

head of FSB state security [1998-1999]

KGB officer [1985-1991]

Vladimir V. Putin

a. k. a. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

a.k.a. Wolodya

Earth-birth Tuesday-07-Oct-1952

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Prime Minister of Russia [2000 until 2008]

President of Russian Federation [2012-]

Vladimir Wolodya Putin


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Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Mūla * Nirriti * Alaxmi * Vichruta

BPL commentary

For Mula births of a masculine valence, the condition of limitless, observing, uncoupling, surrendering, abandoning, disinterested, ethereal, wandering, spacious, 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Guru-ruled personalities, Nirriti are constitutionally aligned with destabilizing power vacuums, disintegration of outdated structures, and large-scale disorientation.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.

Mūla'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 Alakshmi-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, [Mūla] 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.

mūla] 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 Mūla's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Mūla

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]


Putin_1998.PNG 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 activates 10 + 10th-from-10th

28-Jul-1983 [VVP age 31] consecration of marriage-1 to Lyudmila * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra activates Karkata Svamsha * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Vṛṣa-Vṛścika 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 activates 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 activates 9-university, theory

1998-1999 [VVP age 45] Yeltsin appoints Putin to head State Security [FSB] in 1999 * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha

Feb-1999 [VVP age 47] grieved the decease of mother * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha ++ dvadasa Sade-Sati

Aug-1999 [VVP age 47] grieved the decease of father * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha ++ 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 chidra-dasha

1999–2000 acting presidency following the sudden resignation of Boris Yeltsin * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha ++ 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 chidra-dasha ++ 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-Shukra bhukti * Shukra-11 activates 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

18-Mar-2018 [VVP age 66] elected to second term of Presidency * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha * Guru-5 elections = lagnesha

2018 VVP age 66] accused of manipulating USA elections * Shani-Guru chidra-dasha * 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

KetuMahadasha * age 86.4 until age 93.4

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

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


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

[ethno-rhythmic Hasta-4]

  • [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] [dik-bala] * 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 [uchcha].
  • [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 karma-sthana * 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-Shukra
  • Third Presidency * begin Shani-Chandra

  • Fourth Presidency * begin Shani-Guru


matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]


[Sarala Yoga]

[mysterious-transformative randhresha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[comforted by storage of hidden precious values]

[settled into rhythmic gathering of camouflaged assets]

[soothed by illicitly sensual luxury]

[needs to protect occult empowerments]

[emotionally charged historical conflicts]

[knowledgable treasury-hiding mom may be ill or mistreated]


[inventive-pioneering Rohini-1] [mūlatrikoṇa]

[navamsha [Chandra-Mesha] intuitively sensitive pursuing competitive champion

  • [Chandra-Urisha] * comforted by precious values * settled into rhythmic gathering * needs luxury
  • [Chandra in Rohini-Aldebaran] 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 activates VP's Aśleṣa Svamsha [matching D Trump's Aśleṣa 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 activates 8-secret initiations.

Chandra-rules Ketu-8

Collapsing 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-Aldebaran] needs a great deal of attention. Ideally a Chandra in Rohini-Aldebaran 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 partnership emotional equity support expectations


  • Marriage-1
  • bhava-12
  • Vṛścika
  • 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.


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


[Kuja Dosha for alliance-1]

[political-theatrical vidya-pati for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[retreating-contemplative vyaya-pati for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]



  • [Mangala-Dhanus] 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 invigorates the physical body, identity, integrity. Sporting, athletic, competitive self-image.

[Mangala in bhava-1] activates

  • 5-politics, drama, entertainment, charisma, uniqueness, games, financial speculation
  • 12- espionage, distant lands, invisible operations

[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 activates karakamsha = Vṛścika-12 invisible environments, distant lands


jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandeza-karaka [message] zisya-karaka [student]

Budha activates Aśleṣa Svamsha

  • [Budha-Tula ] 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-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


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


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

[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[homebound-anchoring bandhesha for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

[multiple inspirational intelligences]

[broad confidence in creative performance]

[numerous philosophical students]

[globalist political understanding]

[champion of competitive entitlements]


[Atmakaraka globalism, expansionism, broadcast, outreach, generosity, dogma, priesthood, ideology, patriarchy]


[Kuja-1 parivartamsha Guru-5]

  • [Guru-Mesha] 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, husbandly-companion may be a game-player


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

[Guru-Mesha] -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


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



  • [Shukra-Vanika] 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
  • [Shukra-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
  • [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-11 large-group community-based deal-making, arranger, advocacy occupies the emotionally conflicted , potentially criminalized [6th-from-Chandra]

Sweets-seeking Shukra 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

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

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


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

[dramatic-creative Chitra-1]

Shani activates Anuradha Svamsha

  • [Shani-Kanya] overburdened 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 * maintainer of old arguments
  • [Shani in Bhava-10] [svabhava] [beneficial placement] steady time-structured rulership * must regulate the old order * maintains dignified reputation * grim determination to sustain governance * burdensome social-authority roles * chronic weighty executive duties * heavy decision-making portfolio * upholds conventional hierarchies * oppressed by lack of freedom to choose social policies * resistance to new rules * intolerance for institutional innovation *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 activates-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


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 Shukra, the Shadowy Specter seeks glamorous goods * mesmerizing memories * risk-rewarding finance * fascinating voice * entrancing face * craving for important sound values * intriguing genetics * outsider who cleverly insinuates into prestige heritage * extraordinary recollection * mesmerizing speech-and-song * intermingled historical traditions * unconventional speech * shadowy interlopers infiltrate the family line * potential for opportunistic second marriage * mother's elder sibling exotic qualities * thrilling surge of storytelling * remarkable libraries * ambitious hoard * mixed-language vocabulary * over-reaching evaluator roles * exotic foods * non-native breeds *captivating collections * social mobility sought via privileged knowledge


Makara-Dhaniṣṭha bhava-2

Kuja-ruled Dhaniṣṭha-Rahu pushes aggressively, pro-actively for the win, whatever the cost. Finds opportunity in ultimate, high-stakes competition.

Capitalization, Voice-Face, Rahu-challenge to rigidly brittle, constraining social practices in finance, worthiness, truth. Family lineage is ambitiously seeking social rank and status within the established hierarchies [Makara] fascinating speakers on topics of government and institutions, values-based aspirations for higher caste

Rahu in bhava-2 seeks privilege via important - often risky - cultural-mixing roles

  • in evaluation, assessment, language, memory, knowledge, voice-speech-song, face-genetics, heritage, tradition, family lineage, food, seeds, herds-hoards, storage-stories-history, libraries, museums, databases, collections, banking, reserves, preservation, assets, capital wealth.

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
  • [uchcha] Chandra -6 = mother
  • Ketu-8


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-stewarded 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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