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Charles Darwin as a young botanist


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1859 author of On the Origin of Species

Scientific Theory of Species Evolution

Charles Robert Darwin

Earth-birth Sunday-12-Feb-1809

dematerialization 19-Apr-1882 [age 73]


Theory of Species Evolution

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Charles Robert Darwin

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born on day-14 Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Purva-bhadra * Aja-eka-pada

BPL commentary

For Purvabhadra births of a masculine valence, the condition of prosperous, preaching, inclusive, broad-scope, philosophical, humanistic Brihaspati may considerably affect the outcome. Masculine births under auspice of Puna, Viśākha, or Purvabhadra may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of priestly teachers and guides.

For those born into the Guru-ruled paradigm of Aja-ekapada, teachers, preachers, professors, patrons, agents of generosity and guidance, guru-figures, ideologues , indoctrinators, theorists, know-it-alls, proselytes, philosophers, pontificators, patriarchs, pundits, pater-nosters, proponents of principled understanding, wise-ones, wizards, druids, and paradigms of belief may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Pegasus. Their purpose is expansion of prosperity = proshtha.

High forehead. The majority of Purvabhadra nativities are wanderers. Universalist perspective. The majority of Purvabhadra are higher dimensional Seva-wanderers who assume guidance roles. Those born into the paradigm of Aja-eka-pada are often excellent dancers who bring understanding of growth patterns via Posture and Dance .

[Kumbha-Ghata] pada 1-2-3 expresses Guru's rulership of 2-collections, affluence ++ 11-revenues, friendships. Guru-and-Shani are mutually neutral. Pada 1-2-3 births are found in the overlap between Guru's financial-social expansions (2-11) and Shani's ability to bridge the physical-astral worlds (1-12). Pada 1-2-3 are often involved in large-scale social economic network s which have both a public identity and an invisible private reality, such as international finance or government-corporate aid groups. They can also be social scientific theorists and writers on topics of large-scale social behavior. Like all Kumbha-born, their wealth expands via globalist, philosophical Brihaspati.

[Meena-Antya] pada-4 expresses Guru's rulership of 1-embodiment ++ 10-leadership, reputation. Brihaspati activates both Purvabhadra nakshatra ++ Meena rashi, creating a concentrated effect of expansive Saptarishi growth patterns. Pada-4 is less concerned with financial affluence and more attuned to visionary truth. Pada-4 may become leaders in wisdom fields such as divinity, philosophy, spiritual healing, clairsentient understanding, envisioning practices, or ancestor guidance.

Themes of broad scope, theoretical understanding, and visionary imagination may contextualize Ajaekapada's terrestrial experience Applies also to Chandra in Purvabhadra - Pegasus

QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 88

" ... high-strung and nervous in temperament .

They are not very strong constitutionally.

They are rather grave and serious in demeanor

  • and are more interested in the discussion of serious topics than in trivial matters.

they belong to the Mental Group and are by no means orthodox ,

  • preferring to arrive at their beliefs through a process of logical reasoning."



Mrs. Emma Wedgwood Darwin


Darwin in Childhood



Darwin's watercolor of a Galapagos Mockingbird from the zoology notebooks of the Voyage of the Beagle

Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha bhukti

[Surya Mahadasha] agebirth until age 3.0

12-Feb-1809 Earth-birth at The Mount, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, 52.708�N 2.754�W * Surya-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha

[Chandra Mahadasha] age 3.0 until age 13.0

15-Jul-1817 [CRD age 8] grieved the decease of mother * Chandra-Shani bhukti * matrimaraka Shani rules 2nd-from-Chandra

[Mangala Mahadasha] age 13.0 until age 20.0

Oct-1825 [CRD age 16] along with his elder brother Erasmus, CRD enrolls in elite medical school at the University of Edinburg * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha studies

Jan-1828 [CRD age 19] showing little motivation in medical school, CRD is sent by his father to Christ College to qualify as a /country parson/. CRD becomes friendly with a group of piously scientific parson-naturalists who thenceforward comprise his social network. * Mangala-Shukra bhukti * yogakaraka uchcha-Shukra rules relationships

[Rahu Mahadasha] age 20.0 until age 38.0

1831 [CRD age 22] earned Bachelors diploma from University of Cambridge * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu-9 university * [Mangala-yuti-Rahu]

27-Dec-1831 [CRD age 22] start the famed five-year circumnavigating specimen-collecting voyage of the ship Beagle * Rahu-Guru bhukti * dhana-yoga Guru rules 11-goals + 2-acquisitions

29-Jan-1839 [CRD age 29] consecration of marriage 1-of-1 with cousin Emma Wedgwood * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules Kanya 7th navamsha * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Meena svamsha

1839 [CRD age 30] published the first edition of his shipboard scientific journal, the immensely popular Voyage of the Beagle - Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha publications

02-Mar-1841 [CRD age 31] celebrated the birth of child-1, Anna Darwin [she died age-10] Rahu-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rules 5th-from-Chandra

[Guru Mahadasha] age 38.0 until age 54.0

13-Nov-1848 [CRD age 39] grieved decease of father * Guru-Guru svabhukti * pitrimaraka Guru rules 2nd-from-Surya

23-Apr-1851 [CRD age 42] tragic death of beloved eldest daughter Anne [her age 10] CD abandons the last vestiges of religious piety * Guru-Shani bhukti

1856 [CRD age 47] 10th child (a son) born, when Emma was 48 * Guru-Shukra bhukti* Shukra rules 5th-from-Chandra

24-Nov-1859 [CRD age 50] published the seminal, controversial, scientific theoretical study On the Origin of Species * Guru-Mangala bhukti * Kuja rules 3-publications * [Mangala-yuti-Rahu ]

[Shani Mahadasha] age 54.0 until age 73.0

1864 [CD age 55] the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge awards CD the coveted Copley Medal for excellence in scientific writing * Shani-Shani svabhukti * Shani-10 lagnesha professional respect

[Budha Mahadasha] age 73.0 until decease age 73

Mar-1882 [CRD age 73] in a state of decades-long poor health, especially a worsening angina [Surya] CD suffers a massive seizure * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha rules 6th-from-Chandra

19-Apr-1882 [CRD age 73] embodiment dematerialization via heart failure [Surya] * Budha-Budha svabhukti [Surya-yuti-Budha] maraka Surya rules 7

DarwinCharles_1854.jpg Distinctive Features of the Nativity


pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]

[bargaining-balancing yuvati-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[bright focus of networked systems]

[radiates confidence via interconnectivity]

[identified with orderly social linkage]

[center-stage roles in gridworked community]

[father may be economist-arranger-middleman]


[Dhaniṣṭha-3] = [navamsha Surya-Vrischika] confidently revealing discoveries


  • [Surya-Kumbha] Arka - the radiator * radio * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the linking networked connecting rashi of Shani
  • [Surya in bhava-1] center of attention * bright embodiment * intelligence for competition * focus on appearance * genius for innovative self-expression * athletic entitlements * eye on personality * sparkling center of embodied vitality * father may be an icon-competitor-inventor
  • [Surya-yuti-Budha] confidently conversational * bright messenger * entitled to discuss * creatively intelligent sibling-cohort * discursive father-figure * gestures conduct the spiritual rays of the Sun * radiantly descriptive * articulate in drama * skillful game-player * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals * narrative of power-politics * recites love poems * describes divine romance


Dad = Robert Darwin = wealthy land-owner, busy physician-surgeon + scientific artifact-collector [Surya-yuti-Budha]


matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]

[inimical-medicating rogesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Harsha Yoga]


[Uttarāṣāḍha -3] = [navamsha Chandra in Kumbha] intuitively scientific-systematic

  • [Chandra-Makara-Draco] comforted by hierarchy * sensitive to class-status * needs ritual ordering
  • [Chandra in Uttarāṣāḍha -Vaishva] soothed by bright visions * protectors of confident conviction * needs intelligent inspiration
  • [Chandra in classroom-12] draws comfort from dreams * familiar with ancestor guidance * accustomed to private prayer * nested into secluded enclosures * needs to fantasize * acculturated to Other Worlds * soothed by imaginative inspiration * repeating pulse of intuition * anchored by contemplation * seeks protective sanctuary * comfortable with isolation * undulating sleep * mother may be unavailable, withdrawn, reflective, sleepy, a researcher

Comfort Zone

Chandra rules


Mom = Susannah Wedgewood Darwin = noted harpsichordist.

Mom died [likely from stomach cancer] [Chandra rogesha] = CRD age-8.


Chandra rogesha. CRD suffered from stomach pains, often crippling, throughout his life. However, his distress was not sufficient to prevent his scientific work, which he pursued even when doubled-over in pain. [Harsha Yoga]

MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations



bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]

[karako bhavo nashto for father, patrons, chieftains, indoctrinators]

[collaborative sahaja-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[dutiful-executive karmesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]


[Chitra-4] [navamsha Mangala-Vrischika] intuitively competitive forward-pushing revealing discoveries


  • [Mangala-Tula] vigorous pursuit of alliance * penetrating advocacy * thrust toward union * proactive bargaining * military negotiations * push toward terms of agreement * aggressive deal-making *energetic arbitration * athletic balancing * champion of fair contracts
  • [Mangala in bhava-9] drive toward doctrine * champion of paradigmatic belief * pursuit of patronage * dynamic preaching * philosophy of innovation * believes in conquest * aggressive or sexualized paternal energies * dominating military father-figures * growth-challenging paternal behavior
  • [Kuja-yuti-Rahu] thrill of muscular action * competitive ambition * passion to win * fascinating physicality * compulsive drive toward heroic battle * dynamic desires * champion of culture-clash * forward thrust toward opportunity * forceful pursuit of privilege


Kuja rules 3 cohort, bands-of-brothers


jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandeza-karaka [message] zisya-karaka [student]


[theatrical-displaying vidya-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[mysterious-transforrmative randhresha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]


[visionary Shatataraka-4] [navamsha Budha-Meena-nicha] intuitively explains escriptive images

[Atmakaraka publications, writing, explanation, description, details, reporting announcement]


  • [Budha-Kumbha ] connecting communications * systematic pronouncements * articulation of social-scientific networks * descriptive inter-webbed definitions * diagrams the marketplace linkages *�futuristic conversations * messages about communities * discusses economic transactions * explains social participation linkage * large-scale logic * skilled weaving * deft knitting * hands-arms-shoulders make connective gestures
  • [Budha in bhava-1] narrative of embodiment * bifurcated self-image * discusses physical appearance * describer of embodiment * explainer of tangible self * delivers instructions for self-characterization * articulation of communicative movement * animated gestures * talks about personality * details the two-sided identity
  • [Budha-yuti-Surya] amusing explanations * entertaining chatter * central roles in communication * brightly clear descriptions * dramatic enunciation * confidently delivers instruction * articulation of radiant certainty * political messenger * talkative father-figures


[ Guru ]

dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]


[preserving-collecting dhanesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[earning-friendly labha-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Dhanayoga = Guru-2 rules-11]


[ancestral Purvabhadra-4] [navamsha Guru-Karkata-uchcha] intuitively expansive understanding of the ancient pathways in the great garden


  • [Guru-Meena] much sleep * theoretical understanding * broad inner guidance * optimistic imaginings * inspirational dreams * intuitive beliefs * doctrine of esoteric understandings * expands the scope of contemplative awareness * multiple prayers * permission to envision
  • [Guru in bhava-2] much hoard * many songs * many stories * extensive history * generous natural reserves * s everal genetic lines * many accumulated goods * numerous languages * expansive oratory * large eyes * many voices * many valuations * extensive accounts * grows the family lineage * optimistic heritage * believes in historic conservation * patron of speech-and-song * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may be a keeper-collector-preserver
  • [Guru-yuti-Shukra] 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



svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]

[uchcha] [svabhava]




  • [Shukra-Meena] appreciation of music * likes fantasy * often looks beautiful * envisions harmony * prefers an imaginative partner * attracted to dreamy artists * intuitively balanced designs * sensualfeet * bargains for sanctuary * enjoys symbolic clairsentience * contemplative aesthetic
  • [Shukra-2] seeks pleasure via gathered treasuries * enjoys banked assets * bargains toward collected equity * feminine-figures predominate the family * gracious storyteller * pretty preservations * balanced linguistic expression * beautiful voice * pleasing designs to adorn the face * aesthetics of mouth + jaw + teeth + hair * graceful neck * prefers historical values * appreciation of speech-and-song * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be a banker-collector-historian-preserver * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be a banker-collector-historian-preserver
  • [Shukra-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



duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]

[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna ]

[retreating-contemplative vyaya-pati for Kumbha indriya-lagna]


[required maintenance of transformative leadership roles]

[hidden pressure to fulfill iconic public roles]



  • [Shani-Vṛścika] burdened by puzzling enigma * obliged to uncover the camouflaged realities * heavy responsibility for mass transformation * must regulate the occult identity changes * must explore masked trauma * must resist self-destruction * mandatory recycling * bodily stress zone = ovaries + testes + anus * imposes strict confidentiality rules * cautiously exposes hidden knowledge * must regulate the threat of disaster * must work with sudden eruptions * must accept the healing systems of elder shamans * respects the slow-moving cycles of proletarian revolution * scarce healing resources * maintainer of old secrets
  • [Shani in Bhava-10] [svabhava] steady time-structured rulership * must regulate the old order * maintains dignified reputation * grim determination to sustain governance * burdensome social-authority roles * chronic weighty executive duties * heavy decision-making portfolio * upholds conventional hierarchies * oppressed by lack of freedom to choose social policies * resistance to new rules * intolerance for institutional innovation * leadership fatigue * elders maintain high ranking duties



rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]



[systematic Arcturus-3] [navamsha Rahu-Kumbha]

  • [Rahu-Tula] shimmering illusion of balance * craving for trade * mask of fairly bargained contracts * over-reaching advocacy * unconventional arrangements * marvelous deals * mixed-measure balance * may be obsessed with match-making * mirage of deal-making * extraordinary terms of agreement * gracious non-customary alliances * ambitious diplomacy * seeks special importance via apparent [but perhaps not authentic] attributes of negotiating equity-assurance * seeks privilege via adviser-roles
  • [Rahu in bhava-9] passion for prestige preaching * in svabhava of Saptarishi Guru, the Shadowy Specter gives glamorous guidance * thrilling surge of theoretical understanding *dazzling dharma * outsider who cleverly insinuates into patriarchal wisdom roles * seeks importance via sacred teachings * fantastic philosophy * compulsive catechesis * privilege-seeking proselytism * intriguing ideology * ambitious father-figures * extraordinary professors * barrier-breaching guru-figures * exciting culturally-mixed worldview * may pose as a pope * shimmering illusion of sacerdotal sangha * fabulous faith community * surreptitious appropriation of priesthood * entrancing ecclesiastics * s moky specter of ultimate principles * extravagant globalism * trespasses cultural boundaries of patronage * mirage of exemplary fatherhood * opportunistic third marriage (if any) * social mobility sought via paradigms of belief
  • [Rahu-yuti-Mangala] amplified competition * magnified championship * exotic pursuits * tricky innovation * opportunistic brother-warriors * fascinating [but perhaps illusory] appearance of dynamic energy * hypnotic attack * passion for engines * craves hot movement * invasive force of cross- cultural mixing


Remarkable world travels + Mesmerizing theories


kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]


[displaying Bharani-1] [navamsha Ketu-Simha]

  • [Ketu-Mesha] physically dissociates from competitive dominance * incomplete nobility * eccentric innovations * unconventional athletics * heroic push forward into nothingness * dissolute conquest * not limited by blood or birth * ignores restrictions on kinetic movement * releases a blood-red cloud of dynamic energy into the misty abyss, not limited by blood or birth, ignores restriction on innovative movement
  • [Ketu in classroom-3] eccentric communications * disinterested in daily chat * writes on foggy abstract topics * dissolves messaging boundaries * implausible prophecy * wandering discussions * can handle esoteric information * irrelevance of normal mental narrative * abandons management tasks * dismisses the standard explanations * disregards conventional discourse * unless other graha in 3, may prefer to live free from younger siblings


[Ketu-Mesha] [displaying Bharani-1]

Passive Ketu in classroom-3 = no limits, and in Bharani receiving drishti of Ketu's ruler Rahu-yuti-Mangala, there are no limits on his ability to publish, announce, explain, or converse [3]


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