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Ruler of Russia: 1762-1796 (her death)

powerful Rahu-10 in Ghataka Kala-Sarpa Yoga

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1762-1796 * Empress & Autocrat

of All the Russias

Catherine II the Great

a.k.a. Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg

a.k.a. Екатери́на Алексе́евна = Yekaterina Alekseyevna

a.k.a. Екатери́на Вели́кая = Yekaterina Velikaya

a.k.a. Catherine die Grosse

Earth-birth Monday-02-May-1729

dematerialization 17-Nov-1796 (age 67)

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Ruler of All Russias * governed from 1762 until 1796 (34 year reign) * #1045;катери́на Вели́кая * Catherine the Great * 1729-1796

birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_II_of_Russia * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya

charts + graphs + tables = generated by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama


Ghataka Kala-Sarpa Yoga

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Bharani-Yamya * Yamuna * Apa-bharanishe * Varni


BPL commentary

For Bharani births of a feminine valence, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, diplomacy, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Zukra-ruled paradigm of Yamya, feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, sensual pleasures, arrangements, valuation, pricing, equity, bargains, trades, treaties, trusts, adjustments, justice, finance, artistic beauty, treasuries, alignment, attunement, harmonies, and music, may be especially influential.

Guidance provided by instructors from the civilizations of Apis. Their purpose is acquisition of treasuries, carrying of beautiful objects , and preservation of values across the generations.


Feminine births within a nakshatra of Zukra carry a special benevolence for music, beauty, treasuries, ornaments, design, and gracious relationships. Nevertheless, energized by action-driven Mangala, these ladies are competitive, and they play to win.


Burdened Busy Bee

Zukra-ruled Bharani women are the Money Gals. Yamuna-born are often found in the worlds of banking, valuation, capital markets, currency-trading, mints and coinage.

Depending upon Zukra's scope, Yamya-born may be involved in the financial aspect of any form of brokerage and deal-making, including real-estate. They may guide public fiscal affairs. Connoisseurs of pricing and aggressive bargainers, they vigorously seek acquisition of luxuries and precious objects. In addition to their financial abilities, their intuitive understanding of sound-and-color values, often leads to careers in music and arts.

The harmonious arrangements of Apa-bharanishe may be lovely even while they vigorously compete for dominance. Their expertise in the fields of preservation, containment, and collecting may extend to wines, perfumes, fine textiles, works of art and design, and any commodity which may capitalize or increase in value. Like all Zukra-governed births, Yameza-born must take care to avoid the misuse of drugs and alcohol.

Themes of competitive acquisition, precious sounds and song, and investment in cherished values may contextualize Bharani's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Bharani

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 79


"...a rather quarrelsome and treacherous nature.

She will have a tendency towards wicked, vicious and envious thoughts

  • regarding other women, particularly.

to her husband and friends,

  • she will be arrogant and overbearing.

Underneath it all

  • she is cold, shrewd, and calculating."


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Grand Duchess Catherine Alexeevna painted by Louis Caravaque c. 1745 (Gatchina museum)

Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha bhukti


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Catherine the Great (her age 16) painted by Grooth, c. 1745


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Catherine the Great painted by Levitzk 1782

Mangala Mahadasha * age birth until age 1.4

02-May-1729 Earth-birth in Stettin, Pomerania, Prussia * Mangala-Zukra bhukti


Rahu Mahadasha * age birth until 19.4

Mar-1744 severe pneumonia (brought on by excessive studying and walking barefoot on cold floors while memorizing dogma and language) * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-3 lungs * Zukra maraka rules 2 + 7

28-Jun-1744 official conversion to the dogma of the Russian Orthodox Christian Church. The German princess Sophie von Anhalt receives the new Russian baptismal name of Yekaterina Alekseyevna * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 7-vows, promises, covenant * Zukra-yuti-Guru partnerships in doctrine, shared catechesis

21-Aug-1745 (YA age 16) exchange marriage vows with Пётр III Ф๋дорович, Pyotr III Fyodorovich = Peter Duke von Holstein-Gottorp * Rahu-Surya bhukti * Surya rules Simha swamsha

16-Mar-1747 grieved the decease of her father Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Somana-yuti-Zukra * Chandra gives effect of Zukra rules 2nd-from-Surya


Guru Mahadasha * age 19.4 until 35.4

20-Sep-1754 celebrated the birth of child-1 Pavel * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules Chandra

1759 becomes lovers with Grigory Orlov * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules the Zukra-Chandra-Guru complex

30-May-1760 grieved the decease of mother Johanna Elisabeth von Holstein-Gottorp * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 2nd-from-Chandra

1761 birth of a daughter with Grigory Orlov, considered illegitimate, Elizabeth Alexandrovna Alexeeva * Guru-Mangala bhukti * Mangala lagnesha

11-Apr-1762 birth of a second son, fathered byh Grigory Orlov, called Count Aleksey Grigorievich Bobrinsky, considered illegitimate, and kept away from the Court * Guru-Mangala bhukti * Mangala lagnesha

28-Jun-1762 coup d'etat in which Yekaterina takes a leading role * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

17-Jul-1762 grieved the death of husband Peter (murdered in coup d'etat) * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

22-Sep-1762 crowned Empress of Russia * Guru-Rahu chidradasha


Shani mahadasha * age 35.4 until age 54.4

1764 deported more than 20,000 Old Believers to Siberia due to their refusal to integrate into the Orthodox hegemony * Shani-Shani swabhukti * Shani rules 10-hierarchy, governance

1774 Pugachev's Rebellion uprising against Catherine started by a military officer * Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya-yuti-Kuja gives effect of Kuja rules 8-revolution


Budha Mahadasha * age 54.4 until decease age 67

17-Nov-1796 (YA age 67, cerebral hemorrhage) peaceful passing at home in the morning, while reading the newspaper and drinking tea * Budha-Guru bhukti * Guru-yuti-Zukra rules 2 + 7

Distinctive Features of the Nativity


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Catherine-2 Ruler of Russia 1780's

Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Meza * uttama * Suryaya * the supreme one * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the vital competitive dominating rashi of Mangala
  • Surya in bhava-1 * center of identity * bright embodiment * intelligence for competition * focus on appearance * genius for innovative self-expression * athletic entitlements * eye on personality * sparkling center of body-based vitality * father may be an icon-competitor-inventor
  • Surya-yuti-Kuja * confidently progressive * bright warrior * moves in alignment with the spiritual rays of the Sun * creatively intelligent brother-figures * self-reflexive political pursuits * champion of brilliant ideals * competitive father-figure * entitled to conquer * focused on winning * radiantly pioneering

FATHER

Dad hailed from an aristocratic family Surya-Meza .

Dad held the title of military commander-general Surya-yuti-Kuja and he governed the Prussian city of Stettin, in Pomerania, where Yekaterina Alekseyevna was born.

Career * Surya-Meza * uttama * ++ Surya in bhava-1

Empress Yekaterina maintained her extraordinary power via personal charisma uttama-Surya in bhava-1 military force Surya-yuti-Kuja plus political drive and charm = yogakaraka Mangala rules 4-9.

A skilled administrator and project manager Chandra in classroom-3, Empress Yekaterina maintained a large and expensive royal court.

Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Noble Maidens Catherine the Great + Chandra-yuti-Guru gave legendary dances, was constantly involved in political intrigue, romanced numerous gentlemen, and was deeply identified with her son and heir. Her reign featured widespread development of the fine arts and dramatic arts.


Chandra * matrikaraka (mother) * garha-karaka (village)

  • Chandra-Mithunaya * comforted by rhythmic signal messaging
  • Chandra in Mrigazirshana-Invaka * sensitive to mating scent * comforted by signaled movement * needs instinctive competition

  • Chandra in classroom-3 * comfortable with the cohort * familiar with interactive communication * calmed by repetitive announcements * feels the tidal pulse of daily chat * feels sheltered in the parlor * soothed by siblings * intuitive information delivery * settled into the habits of writing and commerce * accustomed to routine messaging * emotionally attuned to the rhythms of conversation * undulating signals * ethno-cultural gestures * intuitive handcraft
  • Somana-yuti-Guru * Emotionally effusive * needs to expand * seeks familiar guidance * sheltered by doctrine * comforted by customary worship * protected by sacred ritual * nourished by beliefs * soothed by fertility * inspirational parents * multiple mothers * feels like a teacher-preacher
  • Somana-yuti-Zukra * Emotionally indulgent * comforted by balanced arrangements * nourished by sensual pleasures * sensitive to feminine folks * needs to negotiate * luxury-loving mother * seeks shelter in alliances * preference for owned properties * soothed by beauty * feels like a partner

MOTHER

Chandra-yuti-Guru (3) occupies the adversarial 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu.

Chandra in Mrigazirshana-Invaka * rules Ketu-4. YA liked to travel incognito (Ketu) on wide-ranging horseback journeys into the fields and villages under her command, accompanied by few or no assistants, traveling often for weeks at a time. Mrigasirasa finds comfort in herd animals, local traveling, and independent action.

Somana-yuti-Guru + Somana-yuti-Zukra * although slender of figure in her youth, YA developed a heavy, protective body in older years, largely as a consequence of abundant (Guru) nutrient (Chandra) and a love of sweet indulgences (Zukra).

MARRIAGE emotional support partnership

7th-from-Chandra-3

  • = bhava-9 royalty, entitlement, patronage, church roles
  • YA married a fellow aristocrat (9) and royal patron of the Orthodox Church

CAREER

Chandra+Guru+Zukra located in 6th-from-Rahu.

Rahu-10 is overwhelmingly empowered. Yet Rahu is Typically, an over-reacher who disregards cultural boundaries in pursuit of social mobility and material advantage.

Empress Yekaterina Alekseyevna lived in an environment that was overpopulated by the enemies of her autocratic power. The enemies are represented by the rulers of 5 bhava located in 6th-from-Chandra. These Mithunaya graha signify the many administrators, managers, skilled craftspeople, clerks, and legions of staff who performed a vast variety of tasks under her supervision.

YA survived any number of murder attempts, poisonings, bullying, and various schemes to remover her from power. Each failed overthrow attempt seemed to make her shrewder, smarter, and stronger (Rahu rebirths in 8th-from-Chandra).


Kuja * bhratru-karaka (brother) * virya-karaka (virile) *

lagnesha for Mesha radical lagna

* Ruchaka Yoga

Kuja ashtangata harana within 4 deg of Surya

  • Mangala-Meza * moolatrikona 0-18 deg. * Swakshetra * vigorous pursuit of dominance * straightforward dynamic actions * competitive winner * propulsive battering weaponry * push toward conquest * pioneering vitality * hot yang-energy * thrusting force * forward-driving movement * champion of innovation
  • 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-yuti-Surya * kinetic creativity * glorious innovator * high-energy confidence * dynamic genius * dominating force joins willful charm * competitive politics * brilliant winner * physically active father-figure * vigorous theatrical display

Budha * jamayah-karaka (sibling) * sandeza-karaka (message) * zisya-karaka (student)

Atmakaraka

* Harsha Yoga * protects against the potentially pernicious effect of bhava-12

  • Budha-Meena * nichha * intuitive communications * articulation of private spiritual guidance * imaginative pronouncements * explains the astral patterns * abstract conversations * symbolic information * foggy thinking * psychic instructions * meditative messages * describes visionary procedures * fuzzy logic * hands-arms-shoulders send dreamlike gestures
  • Budha in bhava-12 * narrative of sanctuary * talks about quietude * commerce of the hermitage * discusses interior spiritual guidance * speaks from invisible location * instructions on reflective contemplation * detailed descriptions of intimate privacy * diagrams the astral inner terrain * explainer of quiet prayer * imaginative siblings * communication with distant worlds * delivers information about clairsentience * skillfully defines the dreamworld * logical visions
  • Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-12

Budha in bhava-12 * often toured the Russian countryside dressed as a horse-riding merchant, incognito


Guru * dhava-karaka (husband) * bahuta-karaka (variety)

  • Guru-Mithunaya * cheerful communication * many merchants * conversations about belief * doctrine of inclusive messaging * expansive evangelism * detailed guidance discussions * widens the scope of management * many documents * permission to report * multiple administrative projects
  • Guru in bhava-3 * many messages * extensive commerce * many photographs * numerous publications * diverse collaborators * multiple transactions * many tours * frequent business trips * many sales * numerous discussions * much detailed interaction * extensive planning operations * variety of ensemble performances * evangelistic growth * so many meetings * patron of communications technologies * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be a businessman-writer
  • Guru-yuti-Chandra matri-karaka * multiple mother-figures * permission to do what feels good (not always beneficial, see Chandra's nakshatra) * much expansion of folkways * much humanistic cultural philosophy * many gardens * broad scope of sheltering settlements * generous nourishment * believes in defending the old ways of life * usually rather stout
  • Guru-yuti-Zukra sodarya-karaka * multiple feminine-figures * permission to make deals * abundant pleasures * blossoming treasures * expansion of art * inspirational music * optimistic diplomatic philosophy * large-scale alignments * broad scope of partnerships * diverse financial arrangements
  • Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-12

Budha controls Guru-Mithunaya = broad scale of administration, management, announcements, meetings, correspondence, reporting, short-term travel, itineraries, planning ++ extraordinary intrigues of her court

Management activity is greatly expanded in scope by Guru-3 parivartamsha Budha-12. YA was an extraordinary micro-manager along with her macro-control skills as an autocrat (Rahu-10). During her 39-year reign, countless very-large-scale projects were undertaken, administered in detail, and successfully completed including massive architectural renewal, structural changes in church finance and power, and the first institutional women's education.

dharmesha Guru-yuti-Chandra YA used her autocratic power to use catechesis, religious dogma, priests, and the assets of the Russian Orthodox Church . The peasant class (Chandra, farmers) was firmly loyal to her, and YA presented to them as a profoundly devotional, divinely inspired leader of the holy church.

YA became significantly overweight throughout her middle and later years = Guru-yuti-Chandra natural motherly expansion + Guru-yuti-Zukra enjoys tasty foods

Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Noble Maidens Catherine the Great + Zukra-yuti-Guru not only a remarkable wealth-accumulator but also a promoter of the traditional Russian cultural values such as Russian language and Orthodox religious cult. Despite having been raised as a German-speaking Lutheran, she generally downplayed her German heritage (Ketu-4 + Budha-12). Generally liked by the peasants who produced Russia's food (2).

Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Noble Maidens Catherine the Great * nichha-Budha-12 parivartamsha Guru-3 = the daughter of a Lutheran father. When she wanted to convert to Russian Orthodoxy in order to integrate with her new husband in Russia, her father refused to attend the royal wedding. Later, she adeptly used her knowledge of and conformity with the main Orthodox teachings to invisibly (12) yet skillfully (Guru + Chandra + Zukra-3) control the Church, the priests, and their extensive temple treasuries (Zukra).


Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka partnerships, alliances, diplomacy rules 10th navamsha

  • Zukra-Mithunaya * appreciation of detail * beautiful accessories * attracted to writers * likes businesspeople * balanced gestures * conducts diplomatic conversations * prefers a communicative partner * aesthetic of handiwork * pleasures of specific explanations * enjoys correspondence * gracious messaging arrangements
  • Zukra-3 * seeks pleasure via communications * talks about relationships * sweetens the administrative tasks * pleasant style of messaging * enjoys commercial harmony * satisfied by literacy * balanced numeracy skills * prefers collaborative teamwork * aesthetically phrased announcements * appreciation of conversation * nice designs to adorn the ears * attractive shoulders * lovely arms * graceful hands * chatty sisters- aunts-neighbors * attuned to the cohort * likes musical groups * fair-and-balanced management
  • Zukra-yuti-Chandra * sweetened security * gracious caretaking * appreciates soothing nourishment * negotiates for stability * defensive bargaining * sheltering arrangements * lovely ornaments for home-and-garden * pleasant emotional response * harmonizes with local rhythms * aesthetic of familiar folkways * musical mother-figure * protective contracts * prefers relationships with nurturing partners
  • 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 * prefers relationships with generous partners

Zukra-yuti-Guru expands Partnerships, love interests, cintamani * mani * money, sensual delights. Chandra-yuti-Zukra = indulgence, "I deserve it."


Shani * duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)

  • Shani-Kumbha * moolatrikona 0-20 deg * heavy old economic systems * obliged to conform to marketplace rules * pressure to maintain social linkage * structural compression upon skin-nerves-ankles * mandatory electro-magnetic networking * regulated revenues * lawfully distributed earnings * must materialize past-to-future gridwork * must sustain lowest-common-denominator connections * proletarian communities * conventional friendships * elderly mentors * slowly achieves social-material goals * scarce conductive resources
  • Shani in Bhava-11 (beneficial) * steady time-structured goal achievements * must maintain connections with sustained effort * must regulate economic linkage * cautiously conventional friends * class-conscious social network * chronic pressure to achieve realistic goals * works hard for earnings * resists new associations * supports lawful distribution systems * accepts the reality of marketplace rules * community worker fatigue * rigidly dutiful socialite roles * elders maintain lawful community responsibilities.

Strictly lawful Shani rules Arudha lagna = Rahu 10 absolute power

Shani in Bhava-11 = rule-bound, class-defined networks of friends, rigid class-based economics (serfdom) marketplace profits, large groups, agent of social participation limited by weight of the social order

Enemies-of-the-enemies (11) are often helpful when strong graha occupy 6th-from-6th. Others arranged the murder of her husband, her main competitor for the throne. The coup d'etat was legalized (Shani), and YA was held blameless.

Shani in Bhava-11 = limitations upon the revenues, significant work ethic, responsibility for own income. YA's aristocratic parents had prestige but not wealth. She had to find her own profits.

Shani-Kumbha occupies the elder-respecting, old-faith, strict philosophies, punitive, scarcity-preaching 9th-from-Chandra

Shani occupies 9th-from-Chandra = mother's father (maternal grandfather) was a key role model for her heavy-handed diplomatic, negotiating style


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

Ghataka Kala-Sarpa Yoga

  • 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-10 * passion for leadership power * in swabhava of Sober Shani, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous executive decisions * thrilled by iconic status * craves symbolic importance * hungers for regulatory authority * outsider who cleverly insinuates into lawful governance * cleverly challenges official rules * mesmerizing ascent to high social status * may pose as a boss * shimmering smoky illusion of legitimate power * trespasses cultural limits of old hierarchies * boundary-breeching hunger for commanding roles * ambition for elite rank * desires to hold a respected position * opportunistic climb to top of the corporate pyramid * culturally-mixed reputation * ambition of the father's family

Guru-Rahu bhukti = Violent Coup d'Etat begins YA's 34 year reign

  • 28-Jun-1762 coup d'etat in which Yekaterina takes a leading role * Guru-Rahu chidradasha
  • 17-Jul-1762 grieved the death of husband Peter (murdered in coup d'etat) * Guru-Rahu chidradasha
  • 22-Sep-1762 crowned Empress of Russia * Guru-Rahu chidradasha

Rahu-10 occupies the dangerous, suddenly erupting 8th-from-Chandra

  • Empress Ekaterina = always on guard knowing that her demise should come from within her inner circle.

Rahu in bhava-10 occupies the intrigue-prone, catastrophically upheaving, disaster-oriented 8th-from-Chandra

  • Chandra in 6/8-from-Rahu = undisclosed power of her servants (6) Catherine was notoriously involved with her guardsmen, servants, and others.

6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu = the densely populated bhava-3 containing Chandra-Guru-Zukra representing the courtiers, the clerks, the tradespeople, her correspondents = YA's audience = everyone who was listening to her instructions (3)


Ketu * * 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 property * forgives the ancestors * releases a soothing pink cloud of  ancient rhythms into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-4 * ambivalent toward the cultural foundations * absentee mother-figure * disregards local customs * dissolved property boundaries * wanders from the ancestral home * often away * ignores conventional schooling * irrelevance of habitual folkways * surrenders nationality * dismisses the parents * abandons the established routines * may prefer to live free from fixed roots

Ketu in classroom-12 residing in 2nd-from-Chandra suggests that even while Empress Ekaterina had a legendary personality and a notoriously recognizable physique, Nevertheless, her relationship to her family of origin was distant and apathetic.

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