influenced by the nonviolent civil disobedience philosophy of
personal friend and collaborator with
his traveling entourage had several dynamic singers and musicians, including
political colleague of
Rev. Martin Luther King and POTUS-36 Great Society 1908-1973 Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1966
28-Aug-1963 d. Martin Luther King Jr waves to the crowd following the I Have a Dream speech in Washington DC.
Champion of Human Rights & Civil Rights
American Christian theologian
social justice activist
1964 Nobel Peace Prize
icon of nonviolent social change
leader of radical anti-poverty + anti-war movements [Surya-Vanika]
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
a.k.a. Michael King
dematerialization 04-Apr-1968 [assassinated, age 39]
USA Civil Rights Champion
Social justice activist
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
birth data from
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
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MLK's birth time was reckoned by his mother's statement at "high noon"
born on Panchami * Shukla Paksha
Masculine Public-Figure Examples
Tisya - Poosam - Pushyami - Paukshakya - Vutkrita - Barhaspatya - Indrapurohita - Avra
For Pushyami births of a masculine valence, the influence of rigid, chronological, lawful, enduring strictly structural sober serious systematic Shani can considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Shani-ruled paradigm of Vutkrita, elder persons, old rules, rigid structures, age and time, resistance to change, status hierarchies, social class barriers, large organizations, public opinion, bureaucracies, regulatory requirements, legal systems, and corporate or institutional officials may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance is provided from the civilizations of Asellus. Their purpose is the lawful, hierarchically ordered maintenance of the customary folk habits in the place of settlement.
Laws and Customs
[Shani] -ruled Pushyami gentlemen are often found at the director level of government, corporate, and institutional organizations. They combine the local sensibilities of security-seeking Chandra with the larger structural, legal frameworks of national and international regulation. Deeply patriotic and defensive by nature, Sidhya-born usually remain close to their roots while they obtain respected, socially recognized positions in institutions, bureaucracies, and agencies of government.
Sidhya-born are influential in the world and reputed for their culturally sensitive judgment. Found in all of the Chandra-karaka areas such as pathwaus of transportation, farming + fishing, home-building + real-estate, schools, houses of worship, and parenting, Tishya-born feel close to the land. Yet, they are socially responsible, and usually elect to serve as judges, directors, or other official roles [Shani] that provide an orderly process [Shani] for governance of their place of settlement.
Pushyami may specialize in cultural boundary-protection, making of reserved areas both social and natural, lawful preservation of ethnic practices, and legal recognition for cultural minorities. Tisya fellows are particularly dedicated to environmental protection, land ownership, and property rights.
Themes of parental duty, civic responsibility, patriotism, dignity of the family, and foundational legal protections may contextualize Pushya's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Pushya - Sidhya.
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 82
" An earnest, thoughtful character,
intelligent and quite religious in his outlook.
Withal, he is possessed of the qualities which make for success in the material world,
and has the ability to rise in position
He will fill a position of executive requirements
MLK during the 1960's
Biographical details matched to Vimshottari dasha timeline
[Guru Mahadasha] [age birth until age 8.3]
Tue-15-Jan-1929 Earth-birth in Atlanta, Georgia, USA * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra [Atmakaraka ]
Mar-1934 until Mar-1937 Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha
[Shani Mahadasha] [age 8.3 until age 27.3]
1948 [MLK age 19] completed BA Sociology at Morehouse College * Shani-Rahu bhukti
1951 [MLK age 21] earned B.Div. diploma from Crozer Theological Seminary * Shani-Guru * Guru rules 9-higher learning, theology
[Budha Mahadasha] [age 27.3 until decease age 39
1953-55 writing dissertation = missing citations + use of extended unmarked source material * Budha-Ketu bhukti * Ketu missing pieces
1955 [MLK age 26] earned Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Boston University * Budha-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rules 4-diploma
17-Nov-1955 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Budha-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rules 5th-from-Chandra
1957 * MLK co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. * Budha-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rules 11-assemblies
28-Aug-1963 [MLK age 34] historic speech I Have a Dream delivered in Washington DC * Budha-Rahu bhukti ++dvadasa Sade-Sati
Jan-1964 until Dec-1966 Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha
1964 Nobel Peace Prize [MLK age 35] * Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 11-from-11 awards for work-accomplished ++ janma Sade-Sati
04-Apr-1968 [MLK age 39] liberation from the Earthen-body, via assassination by rifle shot * Budha-Shani chidradasha * maraka Shani rules-7
Distinctive features of the Nativity
pitri-karaka [father] * jyoti-karaka [light]
[Surya occupies 6/8 from Simha-2 = imbalanced societal alliances]
[financially self-referential in class-conscious relationships]
[contractual unions arranged by family tradition]
[marriage-1 partner resembles lawfully sober father]
[lifepartnership with vocal politician-dramatist-speculator-creative]
[lifepartner may be singer-linguist-financier-assessor]
[marriage focused on confident self-expression of historical values]
[verbally independent father may be conservative public speaker]
[knowledgable father-figure may express enduring historical conflict]
[untrusting hierarchical agreements]
[center-stage roles in government negotiation]
[governing-regulatory Uttarāṣāḍha-2] [navamsha Surya-Makara] [vargottamsha]
intuitively confident class-conscious lawfully regulated politics
OUTCOMES - SURYA
self-reflexively representative, brightly brokering, charming deal-maker, regal style of negotiation, alliance focused, radiantly confident counselor, politically diplomatic, splendidly advocating, center-stage adviser [Surya in bhava-7] rules
CAREER - SURYA
Surya [Uttarāṣāḍha-2] karaka for rights-entitlements
dhanapathi [Surya in bhava-7] equity rules 2-values, speech, history, traditions, genetics, legacy, heritage. language
MLK's melodious speeches continue to be read and recited, repeated on messaging-media, and cherished by the nation.
FATHER and Paternal Grandfather
Dad [b 19-Dec-1897] was a respected [Surya in bhava-7] Baptist preacher of a prominent urban congregation [Surya-yuti-Budha] activates 2 + 3 + 12 producing a speaker  manager  and contemplative  father-figure. 10th-from=Surya = Tula-4, showing that much of dad's career was pastoral counseling [Tula] in the locality 
Father's father = non-religious, angry, exploited, alcoholic. 9th-from-pitristhana = [Ketu in classroom-5] vrischika.
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
check Shani and Shani-drishti for the form of Chandra's class-conscious sensibilities
[identified with transformative social-participation linkage]
[intuitive non-violent populist revolutionary]
[soothed by periodic community upheavals]
[fleshbody needs systematic touch-healing at fixed intervals]
[attuned to shocking electromagnetic connections]
[interlinked feelings may suddenly stop-and-start]
[at some juncture in the lifespan, old community identity utterly dies, starting a catalytic rebirth into a new network of friendships]
[comfortable with disruptive public influence]
[sympathetic to marketplace tumult]
[grounded by vast crowds sensing rhythmic rejuvenation]
[one's physical appearance can provide impetus for emotional healing]
[traumatized mother may be inscrutably moody
] [mother's socialite gridwork may fluctuate]
[mother may seem goal-oriented, yet mysterious or unpredictable]
[Atmakaraka protection, ethnicity, ethnoreligion, rhythms, homeland, safety, shelter, schooling, nourishment, sustenance, pulse]
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
CAREER - CHANDRA
Lagnesha [Chandra-yuti-Shukra]  Rulers of 1 + 4 + 11
Chandra prefers to remain within the predictable and reliable patterns of the folkways Soothing Somana needs to maintain cultural roots.
Shani-6 incoming drishti into Chandra-Shukra-8 adds discipline and endurance for long-haul socially transformative efforts
Shukra-yuti-Chandra added an element of music [a binding Chandra force for the Black worship community]
MOTHER and Maternal Grandmother
MLK's mother, Alberta Christine Williams, was an only-child [b 13-Sept-1903] . Like MLK's wife Coretta Scott, mom was a church singer Somana-yuti-Shukra.
Influence of Shukra upon Chandra is self-indulgent. Mother indulges her child [MLK] as she was indulged by her parents.
Lagnesha in 8 Conditions of death
King's materialized form was pierced by the accurate rifle-shot of a professional sniper. He died very quickly
MLK knew that he was being targeted, and despite LBJ's protective order MLK suspected that he time was near. He shared his intuitions with close companions in the movement. MLK was likely at peace [Chandra soothing] with intuitive prescient knowledge [Chandra-8] of his impending murder.
MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations
Coretta Scott born 27-Apr-192 in Heiberger, AL. Obit 30-Jan-2006 [age 78] .
Mrs. Coretta Scott King was considered a dramatic beauty and splendid inspirational singer  Her presence contributed social elegance, personal relationship building, and financial skills to their historic partnership.
Challenges to the Union
yuvati-pati-7 = [Mūla-1-Shani in bhava-6]
bhratru-karaka [brother] * virya-karaka [virile]
[ministering-logistical Mriga-2] [navamsha Mangala-Kanya]
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
[Mangala in bhava-11] rules
CAREER - MANGALA
Kuja-11 drishti energizes, stimulates, activates, moves, and provokes
direct action, forward progress, competition, masculine energy, championship
[Kuja-yuti-Rahu-uchcha-11] is a powerhouse yoga for marketplace profits. Had MLK lived, he could have become one of the most capitalized men in his generation.
jamayah-karaka [sibling] * sandesha-karaka [message] * shisya-karaka [student]
[collaborative-mercantile Śrāvaṇa-3] [navamsha Budha-Mithuna] intuitively communicating-signaling-explaining
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
[Budha in bhava-7] rules
CAREER - BUDHA
Articulation [Budha] of 12-dream-state in MLK's legendary speech at the Washington Monument * I Have a Dream
Busy Budha activates Mithuna-12 Karakamsha
dhava-karaka [husband] * bahuta-karaka [variety]
[publishing-announcing Aśvini -3] [navamsha Guru-Mithuna]
OUTCOMES - GURU
CAREER - GURU
Multi-generational lineage of preachers [Guru in bhava-10]
QUOTATION from King, “The Un-Christian Christian”] https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/family-history-martin-luther-king-jr
"This is my being and my heritage," he once explained, "for I am also the son of a Baptist preacher, the grandson of a Baptist preacher and the great-grandson of a Baptist preacher"
svadu-karaka [sweet] * kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[visionary-charitable Varuna-4] [navamsha Shukra-Meena-uchcha] intuitively arranging musical visionary imagination
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
transformative, mystical, healing, recycling, suddenly eruptive [Shukra-8] rules
CAREER - SHUKRA
Self-indulgent but graceful traits in both the native and the feminine partner. Relieves stress with sweet pleasures. Ability to consider the needs of others [Chandra] specifically the marriage partner [Shukra]
naturally sympathetic negotiator. The Chandra-Shukra tendencies are significantly under control via sobering drishti from disciplined, dogmatic Mūla-Shani-6
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[steady endurance eventually outlasts enemies]
[patiently regulates religious hierarchies]
[slowly evolving doctrinal arguments]
[extended longevity of sacred service ministry]
[harsh obstacles of imbalanced paradigmatic worldviews]
[staunch resistance to dogmatic accusation]
[champion-challenger Mūla-1] [navamsha Shani-Mesha-nicha] intuitively ordered rigidly principled regulatory championship inspirational-guidance
OUTCOMES - SHANI
[Shani in Bhava-6] slavery, exploitation, grievance, complaint
CAREER - SHANI
[originating-inventive Mūla-1] [navamsha Shani-Mesha-nicha] = a profoundly challenging pada for Shani
MLK was leading a high-risk civil disobedience movement that was considered illegal by most Southern judges, yet MLK generally avoided going to jail .
Shani in 6 static injustice occupies the tense and conflicted 6/8 from [Rahu-yuti-Mangala] 11-goals, aims, social-participation networks
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] * picchala-karaka [slippery]
[for Karkata indriya-lagna]
[sensual passion for luxurious revenues]
[over-reaching indulgent profits]
[ambitiously entreasured high-achieving friends]
[desire to enrich economic communities]
[exceptionally wealthy social networks]
[extraordinary financially privileged fundraising]
[hunger for valuable earnings]
[risk-rewarding historic marketplace connectivity]
[seeks importance in heritage assemblies]
[systematic-populist Kṛttikā-3] [navamsha Rahu-Kumbha] intuitively ambitious networking-connected
OUTCOMES - RAHU
Kṛttikā-Rahu glitters and shines in His certainty of divine intelligence
[Rahu-Urisha] Capitalization, Voice-Face, speech-sound, historic values
Rahu issues a challenge to rigidly brittle, constraining social practices in finance, worthiness, truth.
Mangala Karmesha also rules political-5. The leadership task is community-based  but also ambitiously political, radiantly confident
[for Karkata indriya-lagna]
[scattered transformative intelligence]
[disengaged witness to politics of trauma-healing]
[liberated from displays of hidden power]
[Rahu-Urisha-11 = opulently entreasured ; financial revenues + passionately preciously valued friends]
[disregard for the melodrama of empty threats]
[political-demonstrating Anuradha-1] [navamsha Ketu-Simha] intuitively ambivalent about politics-drama-display
OUTCOMES - KETU
The goal was transformational, yet ephemeral [Ketu-Vṛścika]
Selfless [Ketu] leadership  follows the pathway of a psychologically revolutionary agent [Vrischika].
[Ketu-Vṛścika] detached view of psychic-psychological revolutionary cycles. facilitated a mass revolutionary  social change movement.
MLK had lagnesha [Chandra in classroom-8] , which made him an agent of transformative change on a massive scale [Kumbha mass systems]
Collapsing Ketu occupies 10th-from-Chandra suggests a high visibility sacrificial martyr role.
[Ketu-Vṛścika] psychic revelations. Rev. King told a number of his entourage that he knew he was being targeted and he was likely to be murdered soon.
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