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Military Engineer Philosopher of Logic, Identity, and Cognition
Philosopher of Logic, Identity, and Cognition
"cogito, ergo, sum"
dematerialization 11-Feb-1650 (age 53)
Philosopher of thought + military engineer + logician + mathematician * 1596-1650 CE * Rene Descartes
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rene_Descartes * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Shatavisaka * Shata-takara * Tabernacles
For Shata-taraka births of a masculine valence, the disposition of mesmerizing, hypnotic, shadowy, exciting, passionate, ambitious, opportunistic, privilege-seeking Professor Rahu may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Rahu-ruled paradigm of Sadabija, exotics, ethnic mixers, opportunists, fascinators, mesmerizers, privilege-seekers, impostors, rogues, intensifiers of passion and desire, self-proclaimers, self-promoters, agents-provocateur, charlatans, masters of smoke and oils, and entrancingly ambitious persons may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Sadachbia* Tabernacles. Their purpose is mixing of systems.
Rahu-ruled fellows who are born into Sata are often found in fascinating roles that boost mass consciousness. Sata births are somewhat rare. Sadachbia work with large regulated systems such as mathematics, scientific theories, and sacred cosmology ++ with formalized psychic sciences such as hypnosis.
Sadabija gentlemen may display principled methods of inquiry, and they may hold dignified social positions, but their personal lifestyles are often unorthodox. Their work often overturns an outdated social paradigm of scientific theory or religious belief.
Themes of over-reaching, charlatanry, entrancement, expedient linkage, hypnotic appearance, and connections between contradictory systems may contextualize Sata's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Sadachbia-Varuna
QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 88.
"a quiet and unassuming person,
thoughtful and meditative
Lives in the mental world rather than in the physical.
Prefers solitude to the company of others.
Many astrologers and philosophers found with Shatataraka on the Rising Point."
A light eater and moderate in most things."
a drawing of Descartes made 240 years after his death
Biographical data matched with
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Zukra Mahadasha * age birth until 12
31-Mar-1596 Earth-birth in Descartes, France * Zukra-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-2 knowledge, memory
1597 (RdC age 1) grieved the decease of mother * Zukra-Rahu bhukti
Surya Mahadasha * age 12 until 18
Chandra Mahadasha * age 18 until 28
May-1617 until 1621 military career, age 21 until age 25.
10-11-Nov-1619 (RdC age 23) The grand epiphany of meditation, during which according to Descartes' tale the structure of the universe was intuitively revealed to him while in an overheated, disembodied state. Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 12-meditiation, imagination, spiritual guidance
Mangala Mahadasha * age 28 until 35
A period of productive writing (3) and conversations (3) with much of this mathematico-logical philosophical discourse getting published (3) by wealthier patrons.
From 1629 until 1649, he lived in Holland in 13 different houses, always moving to be near a university and seeking a more congenial household. He frequently attended Mass (3, message). * Mangala Mahadasha and Rahu Mahadasha
Rahu Mahadasha * age 35 until 52
1632 (RdC age 36) Descartes consolidated all of his assets into bonds, ensuring an income for the next 18 years while he wrote. * Rahu's ruler and co-tenant Guru dhanesha-treasurer -2 treasuries . ++ Rahu-return
1632 (RdC age 36) begin relationship with housekeeper Helena Jans van der Strom * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu yuti Surya, Surya rules 7th radix and 7th navamsha liaisons
1635 (RdC age 39) with Helena his daughter Francine was born. * Rahu-Guru bhukti
1640 (RdC age 44) grieved decease of father * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules pitrimakara 7th-from-Surya
1640 (RdC age 44) grieved death of daughter Francine (her age 5) Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules putrikimaraka 2nd-from-5th-from-Chandra
1644 (RdC age 48) Descartes arranges a marriage for Helena * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * arrangements, harmony
1649 (RdC age 53) Descartes moved to Sweden to work as a philosophy tutor to the royal court. * Rahu-Mangala chidra-dasha * Mangala rules 12th-from-4th, leaving home
11-Feb-1650 (RdC age 54) dematerialization * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru dhanapati-2 residing in 2, amplified by Rahu
Distinctive features of the Nativity
Dad = a retired military officer who purchased land and a local title with the proceeds from his warring adventures. In the years following his retirement from military service, RD's father served in the Parlement Breton . Surya vidya-pati-5 politics
Following his dad, Rene Descartes pursued a military career which would, via his father's patronage, be rewarded by a substantial pension. He received encouragement to develop his knowledge of mathematics in order to apply it to military engineering, which he did with vigor.
extraordinary collection of graha in 12th-from-Chandra meditative experiences: He was said to have done * in bed * most of his meditation, and most of his thought-experiments, and most of his writing. Guru-yuti-Rahu and Guru-yuti-Surya in 12th-from-Chandra, 12th-from-radical lagna
"On the night of 10–11 November 1619, while stationed in Neuburg an der Donau, Germany, Descartes shut himself in an "oven" (probably a Kachelofen or masonry heater) to escape the cold. While within, he had three visions and believed that a divine spirit revealed to him a new philosophy. Upon exiting he had formulated analytical geometry and the idea of applying the mathematical method to philosophy. He concluded from these visions that the pursuit of science would prove to be, for him, the pursuit of true wisdom and a central part of his life's work. Descartes also saw very clearly that all truths were linked with one another, so that finding a fundamental truth and proceeding with logic would open the way to all science. This basic truth, Descartes found quite soon: his famous "I think therefore, i am"."
During military service, Descartes began a series of meditation and warmth-induced visions. 1625 until 1631 = Mangala Mahadasha;
CAREER - GURU
In 1632, Descartes sold his various landed properties and converted his assets into bonds. This action provided him with adequate financial reserves for the rest of his life. * 1632 Rahu-Rahu bhukti, Rahu's ruler and co-tenant Guru dhanesha -2 treasuries . Also Chandra-Bharani is typically shrewd and intuitive regarding matters of mani-money.
Descartes maintained a vigorous correspondence with many of the leading public intellectuals of northwestern Europe, conducted in Latin and French. He had many friends and well-wishers. Guru Vriddhi-pati-11 friendships in bhava-2 knowledge yuti Surya yuti Rahu
11-Feb-1650 dematerialization (aged 53) in Stockholm, while attempting to maintain a regular 5 a.m. tutoring appointment with the young Queen of Sweden. He had long been accustomed to lingering in bed (Rahu-Guru-Surya in 12th-from-Chandra = productivity in bed) writing and thinking, until the day had warmed. Enforced rising in the icy blackened pre-dawn of a Swedish winter gave him a fatal pneumonia. Chandra-Bharani * Yama is known for the pattern of "working to death".
Yogakaraka Zukra rules 4-foundations, childhood, cultural rhythms, ethnic basis ++ 9-doctrine, philosophy, credenda, beliefs
From 1629 until 1649, RdC lived in Holland. He rented 13 different houses, always moving to be nearer to a university and seeking a more congenial household. He frequently attended Mass.
Frequent moves: Budha-yuti-Zukra-yuti-Chandra in 12th-from-4th.
From the onset of Rahu mahadasha in 1632, Descartes enjoyed a long relationship with a servant companion who traveled from town to town with him while he wrote philosophical discourses. Notwithstanding the bourgeois customs of the day, the housekeeper Helena Jans van der Strom appears to have been his much beloved Muse. * 7th from Chandra = dharmasthana guidance, wisdom, inspiration Helena's servant-status is seen via navamsha Chandra yuti Zukra-Kanya 4th-navamsha housekeeping. After several years, their daughter Francine was born in 1635. * Rahu-Guru bhukti
In 1644, several years after the death of their daughter, Descartes' companion Helena Jans van der Strom married a local innkeeper in their town. Descartes paid for the wedding, after which he apparently enjoyed an amicable relationship with the couple. He remained in the town for another five years. Rahu-Zukra bhukti, arrangements.
Shani * duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)
Shani-7 rules bhava-12 enclosures, the bed, private prayer, spiritual guidance, and intuition
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Rahu rules Shata-taraka radical lagna
1632-1650 = Rahu Mahadasha
Ketu * * kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)
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