Vṛścika rashi contains three nakshatra
OM kram krim kraum sah bhaumaya namah
Om Naraya Namah * Om Narayanaya Namah
Om Nayanaya surasihaya namaha
वृश्चन vṛścana (scorpion)
kaurpi * kKorpi
kita * ketta * keza
vrushik * vrizcika
vrizcikarazi * vrizcikeza
the perfect sacrifice
Skorpjon * Skorpija * Escorpi
'arkav * al-'akrab * akrep
Vṛścika is co-ruled by BOTH Mangala AND Ketu
woodcut from Liber Astronomiae * by Fra. Guido Bonatti , c. 1277
The constellation of Scorpio from Richard Dibon-Smith
General Suitability of Remedial Ratna for Vṛścika nativities
Hidden Geothermal Power
fiery nervous system of the animal-chassis of the human
sudden unexpected forceful movement * the Sting
eruption * breaking the old form * recycling energy
abrupt * interrupt * corrupt * disrupt * erupt * rupture
new identity emerges from within
Names for Vṛścika
Kaurpi * Kourpya
Vrishak * Vrushik * Vrizcika * Vrizcikaraazi * Vrizcikeza
Tarot Arka 13 matches rashi Vṛścika
imagery from the exquisite medieval and early renaissance Northern European art collages of the Golden Tarot deck composed by Kat Black
typical of Vṛścika imagery, there is a psychologically adaptive evolution from Old versions of the Arka-typos into Newer versions. Same life force expression, moving into new containers.
the images from this beautiful deck are copyright US Games Systems and Kat Black
BPHS Chapter 4: 15-16.5
"Vṛścika has a slender physique and is a centipede rashi.
The body of the native of this lagna is well proportioned.
He will crush the obstacles before him and move forward .
A good Vṛścika native evinces great interest in occult science s and spiritual experiments.
The domestic life of a person with this lagna can be happy
Vṛścika-Thriketta specializes in recycling, renewal, rejuvenation, death-and-rebirth.
Viśākha-Rādhā * pada-4 * ruled by Guru humanism expansion * roots and shoots
Guru mūlatrikoṇa * Dhanus bhava-2 * treasuries of language and history, collections of value, history-stories-storage, genetics, knowledge, family of origin, voice-song-mouth-eyes-hair; pleasure from wisdom, internationalism, doctrine, ideologies
Anuradha * Maitra * pada 1-2-3-4 * ruled by Shani social governance
* Shani mūlatrikoṇa * Kumbha 4th from Vṛścika * schooling, housing, fences, boundaries, real-estate- vehicles-transportation, security, parenting, patriotism , homeland, home-craft, housekeeping, republicanism, citizenship, foundations of a nation, agriculture, care of elderly, folkways, ancient roots, way of life, established patterns, predictable cycles, protection of the homeland, Habitual Rhythms of Life, "end of things". Loyal to the Mother.
Jyeṣtha-Antares * pada 1-2-3-4 * ruled by Budha message-prophecy
bantering Budha's mūlatrikoṇa Kanya * 11th counted from Vṛścika
communities, goals, connectivity, economies and ecologies, distributive and associative networks , connections, nexus, knot-net-knit, income, gainfulness, material achievements, marketplace activism, large gatherings, social progress activism, opportunities for economic participation, fan-clubs
Vocabulary for Vṛścika
Vṛścika-Thriketta [vRzcika] =
Properties of Vṛścika Rashi = General Traits of Vṛścika indriya-lagna = Chandra in Vṛścika
tattva ( = " that -ness ", element)
zirshodaya = shirsho-daya group
= head-first =
daya = presentation, delivery, or showing-portion
Role of Mangala = lagnesha + rogesha-6
"For persons born in Scorpio lagna, Mars is bad and will kill the native if ill disposed," says Jataka Chandrika .
"Mars is not a malefic for persons born in Scorpio," says Parashara .
How do you reconcile these?"
Here we have no contradiction.
For persons born in Scorpio, Mars is the lord of both 1 and 6. As such, he may exercise any one of these powers, or both.
Anyhow, he will exercise his power as the 6th lord if he is ill-disposed .
If he happens to be strong, well-posited, and otherwise favourable, he will exercise his powers as ruler of 1 which is always good."
T. Subba Row. (1881)."The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac" in Five Years Of Theosophy. George Robert Snow Mead (ed.). London. (1885, 1894).
"Mystical, Philosophical, Theosophical, Historical and Scientific Essays Selected from The Theosophist. Available at www.gutenberg.org
It is stated by ancient philosophers that the sun when located in this Rasi or sign is called by the name of Vishnu (see the 12th Skandha of Bhagavata).
That which is expanded
Properly speaking, Viswam itself is Vishnu (see Sankaracharya's commentary on Vishnusahasranamam).I have already intimated that Vishnu represents the Swapnavastha or the Dreaming State. The sign in question properly signifies the universe in thought or the universe in the divine conception.
It is properly placed as the sign opposite to Vrishabham or Pranava. Analysis from Pranava downwards leads to the Universe of Thought, and synthesis from the latter upwards leads to Pranava (Aum).We have now arrived at the ideal state of the universe previous to its coming into material existence.
The expansion of the Vija or primitive germ into the universe is only possible when the 36 "Tatwams " are interposed between the Maya and Jivatma.
As it is intended to represent the different stages of evolution from Brahmam downwards to the material universe, the three signs Kanya, Tula, and Vṛścika are placed in the order in which they now stand as three separate signs."
Corvus Negrus * the Black Crow
|11th-from = Natural Friendship Community-Economy * Sahangha|| |
befriends "Kanya" types:
the mother's relatives,
the toxic, the polluted
the unbalanced, ill and the argumentative;
the young and unmarried; the easily exploited, who has no equality no contract
the litigious and accusatory;
criminals and victims;
those who break promises;
the clinical physicians and human services ministers;
the exploited and disenfranchised;
one's servants and animals;
those detached (12th-from) diplomacy and alliances
leaders (10th-from) in humanistic thought and teaching
Vṛścika forms a network of friendships with service-providers, and often makes voluntary friendship with one's own servants or employees.
There are exceptions to all of these general rules which are caused by the position of Chandra, the active Vimshottari time lords, and the native 's personal goals, inter alia.
For example if Vṛścika-native is positively sure that one wants to gain cintamani * mani * money no matter the consequence, Budha ratna will stimulate randhresha-8 for secret sources of funds and Vriddhi-pati-11 for marketplace earnings.
The consequences of activating the randhresha-8 can be quite shocking, including a life lived in clouds of suspicion and mistrust, being hunted by predators, minute-to-minute consciousness of the pending circumstances of death, etc. but yes indeed one will get income.
Sane people will walk away from this opportunity as a rule but if Chandra occupies Mithuna and there are other good reasons, it is possible to prescribe a panna even for Vṛścika indriya-lagna.
The Nodal Bhava Pair for Vṛścika indriya-lagna : bhava-1 and bhava-4
The nodal bhava pair = the two domains which are afflicted by association with the challenger-trinity : Rahu-Ketu and Shani and Mangala.
Vṛścika and Vitality
dematerialization is not the end
Vṛścika = re-birth = that (largely) invisible, psychic, soul-based transformation of the container of the vital energy which all sentient creatures continuously endure.
dematerialization = a material point upon a cycle of continuous movement of vital energy from form to form This energy-cycle is directed by Professor Mangala.
For Urisha indriya-lagna and Vṛścika indriya-lagna
Potential Divorce signification
Vimshottari dasha each Budha bhukti is always followed by a bhukti of Ketu.
Raja Yoga for Vṛścika indriya-lagna
Mangala + Surya
~~ BPHS, Ch. 40, Sloka 13
will make the native associated with the king in a great manne r."
|~~ BPHS, Ch. 5, Sloka 41|| |
They will confer high position, reputation and power."
Natural communities, friendship networks, and sangha
Kanya-Parthya : befriends
Health for Vṛścika indriya-lagna
rogesha-6 = Kuja
Vṛścika indriya-lagna is more likely to have physically-based health problems.
If rogesha-6 Kuja also occupies the Vṛścika radix lagna,
Mangala-Maraka + Shani in Vṛścika - this yoga is the best for material gain because:
Mangala-Kumbha + Shani in Vṛścika - this yoga is the best for public status , respect, and professional recognition because:
Mangala-Maraka + Shani-Mesha
this yoga also benefits public status and professional recognition because the same 4/10 yoga obtains.
Mangala-Kumbha + Shani-Mesha =
Professor Shani is self-made-wealth 3rd from his tenant Kuja,
while Professor Kuja occupies the gainful 11th from his tenant Shani.
Wealth may be gained via unscrupulous means involving exploitation,
and there may be profound emotional turmoil ( with an abstract, philosophical calm in the eye of the hurricane)
but the person gains tremendous worldly power
From radix lagna, Moon-Sun always = the auspicious 9th and 10th lords:
Chandra-Surya working as a team jointly rule dharma-bhava-9 and karma-bhava-10.
Due to the background influence of the personalities of the mother [Chandra] and the father [Surya] a Vṛścika native is typically predisposed to assume responsibilities for both philosophical teaching (9) and public leadership (10).
The self-concept shaped by both parents contains a high level of certainty regarding one's inherent capabilities.
When the Scorpio lagna person looks in the mirror, s/he sees one destined to guide the people.
The details of how they guide their people depend largely on the house and sign position of Surya and Chandra, drishti to the luminaries, and other adjustments to the general truth that when Ravi is 10th lord the person is born to rule, and when Chandra is 9th lord the moral and religious intuition is highly developed.
For example, Vṛścika-lagna containing; Surya-yuti-Chandra-Mesha-bhava-6 may lead his people via trade and financial services. This combination = Black Moon of course, so often the cintamani * mani * money rules him rather than him ruling the money!
By contrast Vṛścika-lagna with Surya powerful in Simha-bhava-10 while Soma occupies Meena-bhava-5 = more likely to express her leadership empowerments (10) via professional education and the literary arts. the Surya-Chandra relationship suffers from an awkward 6/8 angle (indicating a childhood imbalance-seeking-a-remedy between the mother and the father). This yoga of imbalance-seeking-a-remedy is less amenable to a friendly expression of leadership intelligence. Although the native may be respected for her bright public visibility due to the powerful position of Surya-Simha-10, one may feel the emotional pull of individual creativity from Chandra-Meena-5 and act in an autocratic fashion. The end result could be a political personality which is not entirely trustworthy by the electorate which seeks a leader who is both consistently reliable and radiantly bright. One may be accused of contradictory behaviors due to inner and outer self being not fully coordinated = the 6/8 angle.;
Another arrangement might be Surya-Kanya-11 while Chandra occupies Meena-5. Chandra as dharma-pati brings much intelligence via vidya-bhava-5 and when Surya occupies the 7th from Chandra, the White Moon (full moon) obtains, giving smooth coordination of inner and outer self-concepts in the world. Professional expression is sensible to the public. Material gains and honors via Surya-11; are granted for work of creativity via Sauma-5 and advising relationships are supported via 7/7 yoga Sun-Moon.
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