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  • USA Atty Gen Robert Kennedy

  • philanthropist Ethel Kennedy Skakel

  • philanthropist Eunice Kennedy Shriver

cousin of

fatal Aviation Accident during maraka rules-2 Budha bhukti

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publisher, sportsman

New York Asst District Attorney * 1989-1993

John F. Kennedy Jr.

Earthbody-Entry Friday-25-Nov-1960

Earthbody-Exit 16-July-1999 (age 38, plane crash)


celebrity publisher, attorney *1960-1999 * John F. Kennedy Jr.

birth data from,_Jr. * birth time from public record

charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama

born on day-8 Ashtami of Shukla Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativity

Purvaphalguni * Yoni * Bhagadaivata * Prakphalguni * Arjuni

BPL commentary

For Purvaphalguni * Yoni * births of a masculine valence, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, arranging, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.

Due to the definitive influence of kalatra-karaka Zukra, gentlemen born into the realms of Bharani, Purva-phalguni, or Purva-azadha may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of the feminine companion.

For those born into the Zukra-ruled paradigm of Vutavabana, feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, contracts, bargains, sensual pleasures, lovers, artistic beauty, luxurious scents, treasuries, financial arrangements, and music, may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Zosma. Their purpose is to dramatize, glamorize, and politicize the grand theatre of creative life.

Diplomatic charm

Zukra-ruled Purvaphalguni gentlemen are often found in the sparkling bright worlds of politics, romance, entertainment, speculative finance, and spectator sports. Yoni-born chaps often display a thick mane of leonine hair and a charming sense of humor.

They are happiest when enjoying a choreographed sport, playing music, dancing with agility and grace, or performing a richly costumed dramatic role for an appreciative audience, Delighted by spectacle and applause, they glitter and smile at parties, political campaigns, gambling and games..

Depending upon the placements of dhanakaraka Zukra and dhanapathi Budha, the Purvarjuni-born may also excel in financial showmanship, bargaining toward a political or commercial agreement, and the high drama of romantic relationships.

Like all Zukra-governed births, Bhagadaivata-born must take care to avoid the misuse of drugs and alcohol. Political success depends upon the charisma of lagnesha Surya. Financial success depends upon the dual-dhanakaraka Zukra and Budha.

Themes of political celebrity, lavish musical entertainments, arts and fashion, and financial agreements may contextualize Pubba's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra-Purvaphalguni.

USA_JFKJr_photo.jpgQUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 83

"a physical rather than a mental type.

  • A healthy constitution

  • not given to worry or anxiety regarding the problems of living.

He must guard against impulsiveness

since he is apt to act without sufficient thought

  • and as a result he makes many mistakes

  • which are difficult to rectify

  • and which may be disastrous.

He is very active physically and will be proficient at various sports,

  • reveling in the joy of mere action ,

  • even purposeless action.

These people seem never to rest and are constantly in motion.

  • As soon as they have finished one thing they start on another,

  • frequently doing several things at a time."


Three year old JFK-Jr playing under his father's desk at the Whitehouse, 1963

Biographical data matched to Vimshottari Dasha calendar

  • Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr


Mangala Mahadasha

25-Nov-1960 Earth-birth in Washington, D.C., USA * Mangala-Zukra bhukti * Zukra karmapathi rules-3

Rahu Mahadasha

22-Nov-1963 grieved the assassination of father POTUS-35 Profiles in Courage 1917-1963 John F. Kennedy * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha Jan-1964 until Dec-1966

Guru Mahadasha

1983 earned BA diploma American Studies Brown University College * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 7 4th-from-4th diploma

1989 earned JD diploma from NYU School of Law * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra karmapathi professionalization * Zukra-yuti-Shani diploma

Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha Mar-1993 until Jun-1995

19-May-1994 grieved the decease of mother POTUS-pair-35 editor 1929-1994 Jackie Kennedy * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * mother = Chandra. Rahu occupies maraka 7th-from-Chandra.

22-Jan-1995 * grieved decease of paternal grandmother Rose Kennedy * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * paternal grandmother 4th from Surya = Ketu-yuti-Chandra. Rahu occupies maraka 7th-from-Chandra.

Shani Mahadasha

21-Sep-1996 exchange the vows of marriage--1 with Carolyn Bessette (his age 36) * Shani-Shani swabhukti * R-K samchara Kanya-Meena contact swamsha

16-July-1999 fleshdeath * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha rules maraka-2

10-Aug-1999 JFK-Jr's lifetime best friend and maternal cousin Anthony Radziwill died of testicular cancer (Anthony's age 40)

Distinctive features of the Nativity

  • Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr

Zukra partnerships - kalatrakaraka significator of wife


JFK-Jr. wedding 1996

Degree of the Radix Moon = 05 Kumbha (Aquarius).

  • M.C. Jain [pirating author] The Stars and your Future p 139 "Degree of Inclining"

"Denotes one who reaches fame fitting his rank.

He will have elegant taste and a love of luxury ,

  • but is liable to be imposed on or wrongly advised.

He can quickly grasp impressions and set his thoughts into activity,

  • but he should direct his will unto himself and watch the threatening rockshore with his eyes well opened .

If prominent, warns against Accidents when travelling, especially by air.

Natives with this degree-area prominent should be careful to choose good dates for their journey

  • or if their Jupiter be afflicted to avoid air travel altogether.

It is often found in the charts of Aviators."

Surya * pitrikaraka * Jyotikaraka


  • Surya-Vrizchika * Maricha * particle of light
  • Surya in bhava-4 * center of root routines folkways, intelligence for schooling, farming, transportation; ethnic entitlements, brightly stabilizing, focus on foundational infrastructure *, eye on homeland basis * sparkling center of the patriotic-drama


Dad = POTUS-35 Profiles in Courage 1917-1963 John F. Kennedy

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra in Dhaniztha-Vasu * comforted by forceful climbing * protectors of structured competition *, soothed by lawful conquest * needs to impose an orderly takeover * pursues routines of systematic dominance
  • Chandra-Kumbha * comforted rhythmic pulsing network linkage
  • Chandra in classroom-7 * comfort in arrangements * familiar with security-focused bargaining * soothed by match-making * needs to feel the repeating pulse of deal-making * accustomed to routine habits of matched partnership * settled into the rhythm of negotiations * need for balanced contracts * nourished by undulating agreements * undulating equity
  • Somana-yuti-Ketu * Emotionally scattered * sensitive to disoriented figures * indifferent to local customs * disengaged mother * soothed by disintegration * dissolves the comforting routines * needs to wander * feels like a pilgrim


Mom = POTUS-pair-35 editor 1929-1994 Jackie Kennedy

Somana-yuti-Ketu generally indicates that the mother is emotionally disengaged. Such a mother-figure may fulfill all public expectations and duties, but is nevertheless ambivalent toward matters of protection and nurturing. Chandra's ruler is Shani-5 ++ Shani casts a strictly responsible and structuring drishti upon Chandra.

The Shani-ruled mother is reliable and organized, focused on her contractual relationships Chandra-7. She is effervescent and prone to disappear, but nevertheless Somana-yuti-Ketu is present as a pillar of the childhood.

The 4-10 angle between Surya and Chandra indicates that the parents treat each other with dignity and respect. As a partnership, the parents would prefer a traditional division of labor.

MARRIAGE partnership support expectations

7th-from-Chandra-7 = bhava-1 self-identity, physical appearance, unique personality

From the child's perspective, Mom is the primary life-partner. Chandra-7 = husband-figure = seeking a caretaker to replace a missing mother. The primary relationship is with the mother. Young JFK married on 21-Sep-1996 in his 36th year. He waited until after the death of his caretaker-figures, the influential paternal grandmother (1995) and his doting but publicity-sensitive mother (1994) to make his own choice of a life-partner.

His mother (Chandra) and paternal grandmother (4th-from-Surya = Chandra-7) are both represented in his 7th bhava of advisers. They would have likely encouraged him to make a reputable choice of life-partner.

Quotations from BPHS Ch. 1-12; 1-17; 1-19

  • "Chandra is capable of causing an early end, if He is with a malefic in Yuvati, Randhra, or Tanu bhava, and unrelated to a benefic."~~ 1-12
  • "Malefics occupying Tanu and Yuvati Bhava while Chandra is with a malefic, with no relief from a benefic will also cause premature death." ~~ 1-17
  • "Chandra in Tanu, Randhra, Vyaya or Yuvati bhava and hemmed in between malefics will confer premature death." ~~ 1-19

According to Sri Sarajit Poddar," The Moon in Saturnine signs in betwixt malefics " signifies fleshdeath via "Hanging, Fire or fall."

Kumbha-Chandra-7 hemmed in between Ketu (above) and Shani (below).

Cause of fleshdeath may be considered a fall, since his airplane plunged into the sea, and presumed cause of death was not drowning but rather the blunt-force trauma of the crash.

Rahu in 7th-from-Chandra as well as Rahu's ruler Surya in swamsha with the nichha-Zukra suggests death through the agency of the wife or in company with women.

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka


Yogakaraka Mangala rules 4-foundations, cultural rhythms, ethnic basis ++ 9-doctrine, philosophy, beliefs

  • Mangala-Mithunaya * vigorous pursuit of conversation * proactive delivery of information * push toward explanatory instruction * champion of process management
  • Mangala in bhava-11 * drive toward connectivity * competitive earnings * pursuit of profits* dynamic marketplace actions * champion of community activism * invasive networking * vigorous sporting friends * energized scientific systems * economic conquests

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Thula * articulation of contracts, equable arrangements, balanced designs, agreeable pronouncements, explains procedure for fair agreements, descriptive bargaining, messages about negotiation and trade, equalizing gestures
  • Budha in bhava-3 * narrative of cohort, siblings, announcements * discusses commerce * instructions for management * conversations about information technology, programming, reporting, administration * describer of detailed information * explainer of publication, printing, scripts * delivers instructions for books, scripts, lyrics, media-messaging * talks about communications, sales, marketing, advertising, manufacturing * detailed descriptions of process, collaboration, teamwork

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Dhanuzya * mulatrikona * much philosophy, broad worldview, doctrine of inclusive diversity, humanistic guidance, expands the scope of belief, multiple theories, many sacred teachings
  • Guru in bhava-5 * much creativity * many intelligences * many entitlements * numerous games + 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
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra sodarya-karaka * multiple sisterly-figures * permission to make deals * abundant pleasures + treasures * optimistic diplomatic philosophy * large-scale alignments * broad scope of partnerships * diverse financial arrangements
  • Guru-yuti-Shani atta-karaka * multiple elder-figures * permission to hold respected positions * abundant structure * develops many rules * expansive hierarchies * diverse systems * optimistic social philosophy * large-scale responsibilities

Guru vidyapathi-5 + randhresha-8

Guru-5 drama rules 8-conditions of fleshdeath

Only a few months before his 39th birthday, JFK-Jr 's tragic ocean drowning on 16-July-1999 drew the attention of the television-viewing world. In an unprecedented and dramatic use of government resources to aid the celebrity-political Kennedy family, US-Navy search-and-rescue teams were deployed to search for the sunken plane and its deceased passengers: JFK-Jr, his young wife Carolyn Bessette, and his sister-in-law Lauren Bessette.

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Dhanuzya * appreciation of humanistic belief * likes broad perspectives * attracted to teachers and priests * pleasures of theory * dogmatic arrangements * enjoys indoctrination * aesthetic of philosophical worldview
  • Zukra-5 * pleasure of dramatic gaming enjoys center-stage equity * feminine-figures are prominent in the creative * political environments * pleasing designs to adorn the heart * graceful solar plexus * literary and fine arts * appreciation of creativity
  • Zukra-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
  • Zukra-yuti-Shani * sweetened structures * mature relationships * gracious lawfulness * beautiful bones * appreciation for neutrality * strict negotiations * pleasant legal mediation * architectural rigor * enduring agreements * arrangements abide by regulatory law. This benevolent combination signals success in artistic endeavor of a pragmatic * materialistic character * such as music composition or fashion design. Deepens the artistic discipline. Shani contributes mature realism to Zukra's love of balance + beauty. A husbandly nativity may prefer a senior, orderly, socially responsible wife

Zukra karma pathi = public life

ALSO Zukra = yogakaraka vidyapathi-5 + karmesha-10 from Kumbha-Chandra

bhratrupathi-3 + karmesha-10In the nativity of a husband-figure, , kalatrakaraka Zukra signifies the being who assumes the role of the wife-figure.

The daityaguru as bhratrupathi-3 + karmesha-10 is a capable public agent (10) and commercial agent with sibling-cohort affinity (3) .

Zukra-Dhanuzya Purvashadha a nakshatra of Zukra provides a strong dose of artistic and musical taste.

Zukra enjoys romantic drama in bhava-5.

Zukra-yuti-Guru * Zukra-yuti-Shani adds the portfolio of 5, 6, 7, 8 to Zukra's rulership 3-10.

Zukra nichha in swamsha with Surya-Rahu. The wife was said to have disliked the intense publicity that accompanied her celebrity marriage (Rahu) and disagreement ensued.

From emotional basis of Kumbha-Chandra lagna, Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-9 suggesting homelife (4) and doctrine (9). The young couple shared a New York area (4) and Roman-rite Catholic (9) upbringing.

As karmapathi, Zukra suggests that the wife may serve as an agent of the public reputation and facilitator of social visibility. The choice of wife would have been very important for a prominent public figure such as young JFK.

Environment of recognizing the spousal mate

According to friends, the couple first met in the office of his maternal aunt who was a senior publicist . His wife-to-be was working as a junior publicist (Zukra bhratrupathi-3 publications) for a prestigious fashion design group (Zukra-5 in nakshatra of Zukra purvazadha fashion)

The relationship was cemented at a party given by JFK Jr's best friend, his maternal cousin Anthony. "Anthony's party" is indicated as the place of awareness of the mutual interest in marriage via these steps:

  1. counting from matikaraka Chandra, step three bhava to Mesha = mother's younger sister (JFK's aunt Lee Radziwill).

  2. The younger sister's eldest son = from Mesha count 5. Arrive as Rahu-Simha * radical lagna. (Among his other credentials, Anthony was a royal prince * Simha).

  3. From Rahu lagna (= JFK's cousin Anthony) count five again to indicate an entertainment "party" (5) especially one with a high prestige factor (5) and celebrity guests (5).

  4. Chandra + 3 + 5 + 5 arrives at putra bhava containing Zukra + Shani + Guru. It is a complex environment (three graha, six bhava-pathi, 11th-from-Chandra social networks) with many people and many different pressures. That's where young JFK met his soon-to-be-wife Carolyn Bessette (Zukra).

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Dhanuzya * heavy old doctrines, obliged to conform to the common ideology, rigid theories, unyielding dogma, pressure to accept the common catechesis, weight of old patronage, vital energy compression stress zone = hips, sacroiliac, sacral plexus * weight of doctrinal authority * must materialize principled worldviews* strictly imposed rules for enforced systems of belief, rigid outlook on life * slow elder professors * proletarian preachings * must continue to teach-and-preach despite scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-5 * must create drama with scarce confidence; cautious of politics, conventional intelligence; heavy weight of
  • Shani-yuti-Guru * resistance against expansion * slow elder teachers * pragmatic philosophy * limited scope of understanding * doctrinal discipline * constrained growth * conventionally regulated beliefs * faith in the rule of law * class-structured ideology
  • Shani-yuti-Zukra * resistance against equity * limited luxuries * slow-elder sisterly figures * pragmatic finance * contractual discipline * socially constrained harmony * conventionally regulated pleasures * trust in age + time * class-structured arrangements

rogesha-6 + yuvatipathi-7

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

  • Rahu-Singha * nichha * shimmering illusion of charisma * craving for attention * extraordinary entertainments * mask of radiant confidence * over-reaching, unique intelligence * marvelous drama *  fascinating entitlements * illusory flash of brilliant gambling + games* seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of  brilliant risk-taking, fabulous speculation, political power* seeks privilege via celebrity roles
  • Rahu in bhava-1 * passion for vitality * in swabhava of Competitive Kuja, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous, exotic, or mesmerizing physical visage, extraordinary athletic movement. Smoky, oily aura. Craves an exceptional appearance, exhilarating energy, thrilling champion of non-standard lifestyles. Seeks social mobility via vital, dynamic muscularity. Exciting personality. Challenges the norms with innovative behavior. Unusual combination of identities. Embodiment of socio-cultural mixing. Seeks opportunity via ability to cross customary boundaries. Double agent, representing two or more groups. Over-reaching characteristics. Stirring ambition. Trespasses the conventional dividing cultural boundaries. Remarkable conditions of birth. A fascinating figure.. May represent a cult of personality.

Desire to be recognized (Rahu) as a Great Personality

Rahu in bhava-1 John F. Kennedy Jr. became a celebrity at age one, at onset of his Rahu Mahadasha in 1961.Dramatic, magnetically charismatic, attention-and-elevation craving Rahu-Singha lagna. Rahu also in the swamsha yuti lagnesha Surya and the nichha-Zukra indicating the challenging quality of his interpersonal relationships.

Rahu-1 social attribute package supported by lagnesha Vrischika-Surya-4 = extraordinary, uncoiling of passionate energies, and a degree of personal, physical charisma (Simha) leading toward a personality cult

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Kumbha * dissociates from distribution webs, incomplete economy, empty profits, dissolute systems, severed connections, not limited by community, disarrayed ecology, ignores restriction on network linkage, applies linkage to the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-7 * ambivalent toward agreements, absentee spouse, disregards contractual loyalties, disinterested in negotiations, wanders from the middle-balance, dissolves the alliances, irrelevance of equity and partnership. One abandons the usual covenants, ignores the conventional bargains, delivers incoherent promises.
  • Ketu-yuti-Chandra * surrendered sensitivity, empty feelings, unsustainable shelter, ambivalent mother, disinterested in cultural routines, eccentric parenting, emotional apathy, abandoned vessels, incomplete nurturing, distanced from the ethnicity, fragmented caretaking, disconnected roots. Spiritual liberation via release of habitual comforts.

Ambivalence (Ketu) toward trusts, deals, agreements, matches, equity, justice, advocacy, attorneys, partners, alliances, contracts, weakened mutual interest with Others

Gochara Graha at fleshdeath event

Gochara Kuja opposed Kuja's enemy gochara Shani.

yuvatipathi-7 Shani and randhresha-8 Guru simultaneously gochara in Mesha. Mesha = randhresha-8 navamsha, indicating (although not proving) the simultaneous death of his wife. Because yuvatipathi-7 and randhresha-8 are yuti in radix and both are uttama in navamsha, the joint-death significators gain strength.

randhresha-8 shows not timing of death but rather *circumstances* of death. Radix Guru reveals the circumstances of death (in bhava-5 see yuvatipathi-7 wife, Zukra = another female, Guru-Dhanuzya shows thigh muscles contracting + rogesha-6 Shani = some illness and perhaps some conflict). Gochara Guru was in Mesha = internal combustion engines and heat generated by machinery.

  • Samchara Kuja crossing bhuktipathi Budha-Thula. accidental death in a vehicle crash. Kuja bandesha-4 = vehicles, violent attacks.

  • Samchara bandesha-4 Kuja vehicles transits second navamsha Thula. Another suggestive but per se inconclusive marker for decease of wife. Also suggesting that a sudden or aggressive action of partner, perhaps in an argument, may have been the incipient cause of the pilot-error accident.

  • Bhukti pati Budha maraka rules-2 along with lagnesha Sun transiting Karkata via vyaya bhava, suggest the extended dream state of a drowning death in the ocean

Material cause of Earthbody-Exit was declared "pilot error". JFK-Jr was piloting his own small airplane, handicapped by a damaged ankle. Shani rules 6 marital conflict, + Shani rules 7 Kumbha ankles.


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