Helios Vergina Sun, a symbol of the Dynasty of Argeos * Argeathai (from Arian-Orion)
Mosaic from c. 100 BCE (made more than 200 years after his death) showing Alexander in battle.
Alexander O Megos
reigned 356-323 BCE
Earth-birth Sunday-21-Jul-356 BCE
dematerialization 11-Jun-323 BCE (age 32)
Military Conqueror ruled from 356 BCE until 323 BCE
Alexander the Third of Macedon
birth data from
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charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star - adapted by BP Lama
see also commentary on the nativity of Alexander o Megos by BV Raman Notable Horoscopes, p. 2
born on day-7 Saptami of Shukla Paksha
Mūla - Nirriti - Alaxmi - Vichruta
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.
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Guru-ruled personalities, Nirriti are constitutionally aligned with destabilizing power vacuums, disintegration of outdated structures, and large-scale disorientation.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,
An orator who is capable of swaying his audiences
The type of person who, while one is still in his presence, holds one spellbound
Extremely clever and capable ."
100 CE Roman copy of an original bust called Hermes Azara made by Lysippos during Alexander's lifetime. Plutarch reports that sculptures by Lysippos were the most accurate.
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar
21-Jul-356 BCE Earth-birth in Pella, Macedonia * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani atmakaraka dhanapati-2 family dynasty
336 BCE (AOM age 20) grieved decease of father * Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra produces effect of Ketu
336 BCE (AOM age 20) * upon the death of his father, Prince Alexander is proclaimed the King of Macedon * Shani-Shukra bhukti* Shukra produces effect of Surya
327 BCE (AOM age 29) consecration of marriage-1 with Roxana * Shani-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-Return
324 BCE (AOM age 33) death of Hephaestion * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha activates maraka-2 from Shukra, death of the beloved * Budha activates maraka-7 in 8
11-Jun-323 BCE (AOM age 33) sudden dematerialization at Babylon * Budha-Budha svabhukti * maraka Budha activates 7
322 BCE posthumous birth of his son Alexander-IV * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha activates Rahu in 5th-from-Chandra
Distinctive features of the nativity
pitri-karaka (father) * jyoti-karaka (light)
matrikaraka (mother) * garha-karaka (village)
[mysterious-initiatory randhresha for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]
[inventive-pioneering Viśākha-1] [navamsha [Chandra-Mesha] intuitively sensitive pursuing competitive champion
Macedon-King o-Megos 356-323 BCE Alexander-III * in the year 327 BCE (his age 28) married 16-year-old Roxana * Raoxshna * daughter of a Bactrian Persian officer. Alexander's [7th-from-Chandra-11]being Mesha, his powerfully bright Surya-Simha-9 yuti Shukra would suggest a charming and politically intelligent mate, and also children. Raoxshna produced Alexander's only heir. However, ruler of his 7th-from-Chandra Surya-yuti-Ketu is influenced by Ketu, indicating a degree of dispassion [Ketu] toward the relationship.
Alexander was a bisexual man (which was not controversial in his times). He was provided with a harem of women as expected for a divine-king in his era. Yet despite the number of women available from his age 16-32 (including two additional political marriages) Alexander produced only one child [Shukra-yuti-Ketu] further suggests dispassion toward women in general. His primary love relationship was a deep bond with his bodyguard and second-in-command, Hephaestion.
bhratru-karaka (brother) * virya-karaka (virile)
jamayah-karaka (sibling) * sandesha-karaka (message) * shisya-karaka (student)
dhava-karaka (husband) * bahuta-karaka (variety)
lagnesha for Dhanus indriya-agna
svadu-karaka (sweet) * kalatra-karaka (wifely companion)
[inimical-medicating rogesha for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]
[friendly-gainful labha-pati for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]
[financial-heritage Magha-2] [navamsha Shukra-Urisha]
duro-karaka (endurance) *jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
* heavy old valuables * must endure the sounds of proletarian speech-and-song * obliged to conform to the official bankers * antiquated genetic stock * required preservation of aging assets * must normalize conservation * slow elderly evaluators * must judge the worth of hoards * must endure pressure to store the precious inventories * must bear the weight of historic treasuries * structural compression upon neck-jaw * orderly warehousing * fixed rules govern collection * must gather seeds * must eat dry foodstuffs * must preserve lineage knowledge * scarce financial resources * maintainer of old heritage
rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery)
[for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]
[Rahu-3 casts passionately publishing mercantile drishti into 7-9-11]
check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning
[ambition to deliver economic instruction] [seeks privilege via passionate narratives of social interlinakge] [exhilarating communication about community connection]
[announcement of thrilling exchange-networks] [exceptionally systematic business process] [exaggerated friendliness within cohort ensemble] [opportunistically enterprising futuristic sibling-cousin]
[over-reaching scope of commercial group-participation] [compulsive marketplace management skills] [boundary-challenging news about profits-and-revenue in media publication]
[governing-regulatory Varuna-2] [navamsha Rahu-Makara] craves intuitively regulating organizational leadership
kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)
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