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20th century Western Esoteric Writer

author of 24 theosophical books

theory of The Seven Rays

Alice Ann Bailey

a.k.a. Alice LaTrobe-Bateman

a.k.a. AAB

Earthbody-Entry Wednesday-16-June-1880

Earthbody-Exit 15-Dec-1949 (age 69)

Alice A. Bailey biography:

Alice Bailey Bibliography from Wikipedia


theosophical esoteric writer * 1880-1949 *Alice Ann Bailey

birth data from * tentatively adjusted by BP Lama

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

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Visaka* Radha

BPL commentary

For Visaka births of a feminine valence, the condition of prosperous, preaching, inclusive, broad-scope, philosophical, humanistic Brihaspati may considerably affect the outcome.

Due to the definitive influence of dhava-karaka Guru, ladies born in Puna, Visaka, or Purvabhadra may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of the masculine companion.

For those born into the Guru-ruled paradigm of Radhika, 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.

Guided by patrons from the civilizations of Saka. Their purpose is facilitation of shocking insights by lightning-strike and expansive growth by root-splitting..

High forehead. Saptarishi-ruled births come equipped with a global perspective. The majority of Visaka nativities are higher dimensional Seva-wanderers who assume guidance roles.

Growth Shocks

Thula-Vanika pada 1-2-3 expresses Saptarishi's rulership of 3-Writing-commerce + 6-service ministry or victimhood. Pada 1-2-3 also evoke the tension between Zukra's one-to-one relationships versus Guru's one-to-many preachings. Pada 1-2-3 may be experts on the subject of relationships, both seen and unseen. They have a broad understanding of the power of polarities. They are often found in advising and recommending roles (Zukra) which engage ideology or theory (Guru) such as psychotherapy, university teaching, policy consultant, or political lobby.

Although the husband is globally minded, for Thula-Visaka, the husband may also be impoverished or ailing (due to Guru rules 3-6 from Thula).

Vrischika Pada-4 emphasizes Guru's rulership of 2-treasury, collections ++ 5-creativity, entitlement, politics. Pada 4 enjoys the spirited compatibility between Guru's optimism + Kuja's kinetic action. Their husbands are charming, speculative, and affluent. Pada-4 has a broad understanding of the ultimate power of transformative beliefs. Pada-4 ladies are often found in teaching and healing work, especially when using their expertise with the sexual-reproductive energies.

Themes of shocking growth via beliefs, widening expansion via root-splitting, and fertilization via jolts of electromagnetic Shakti may contextualize Visaka's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Visaka

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 97.

"... delicate features and a soft pleasing voice.

  • But do not let these deceive you.

Underneath she has a strong character , even hard at times.

  • She will always follow her own inclinations

  • and is not amenable to advice from others.

She will be distinctly appealing to the opposite sex

  • and will make a very fortunate marriage.

Her husband will be well-to-do if not wealthy

  • and she will have few if any children, not more than two.

She will be fond of travel and change

  • and will travel much with her husband .

Her favorite color is red or crimson.

She has beautifully shaped legs."


Biographical details matched with Vimshottari dasha bhukti

Chandra Mahadasha * age birth until age 7.6

16-Jun-1880 Earth-birth in Manchester, Lancastershire, England, UK * Chandra-Rahu bhukti

1886 (AAB age 6) grieved the decease of mother (mom's age 29, of tuberculosis)* Chandra-Ketu bhukti * Guru rules 7th-from-Chandra

Mangala Mahadasha * age 7.6 until age 14.6

1888 (AAB age 8) grieved decease of father, while he was away at sea * Mangala-Rahu bhukti ++ Sade-Sati

Rahu Mahadasha * age 14.6 until age 32.6

30-Jun-1896 (AAB age 15) pivotal psychic experience * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

1904 nervous breakdown * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 12, retreat withdrawal sanctuary

1907 exchanged the vows of marriage-1 with husband-1, an Anglican priest (AAB age 27) * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Dhanuzya-Mithunaya contact radical R-K.

1908 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra lagnesha rules 9th-from-Chandra

Guru Mahadasha * age 32.6 until age 48.6

1915-16 era of material poverty and psychological stress . * Guru-Shani bhukti

1919 first meeting with the attorney and Theosophist, Foster Bailey * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 9-sangha

Nov-1919 first contact with psychic guide "The Tibetan" leads to first channeled book "Initiation Human and Solar" (1922) * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha publications * Budha-yuti-Ketu psychic information

14-Mar-1921 exchanged the vows of Marriage-2 with Foster Bailey (AAB age 41) * Guru-Zukra bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Kanya-Meena contact Chandra-Kanya +++ Sade-Sati

1922 founding of the publishing and educational corporation, Lucis Trust *

1922 publication of first book " Initiation, Human and Solar

Shani Mahadasha * age 48.6 until age 67.6

1934 "a Treatise on White Magic" * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha publications

Budha Mahadasha * age 67.6 until decease age 69

15-Dec-1949 Lightbody Lift-off (AAB age 69) * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha-yuti-Ketu * Budha produces effect of Ketu

Distinctive features of the nativity


Surya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Mithunaya (Mriga) * Mithra * neighbor, companion
  • Surya in bhava-9 * karako bhavo nashto * icon of sacred teachings * intelligent patronage * bright preaching * focus on beliefs * philosophical entitlements * self-righteous father * sanctimonious pontificator * eye on humanistic worldview * confident ideologue * sparkling center of global doctrine
  • 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 * smart game-player * self-confident announcements * talks about ideals * narrative of power-politics * recites love poems * describes divine romance
  • Surya-yuti-Ketu * confidently detached * bright observer * entitled to surrender * apathetic toward the spiritual rays of the Sun * creatively intelligent abandonment * politically disinterested * wandering father-figure * radiantly unconcerned


AAB was the daughter of a prominent British engineer whose firm developed numerous municipal infrastructures Dad was a frequent long-distance traveler = Surya-yuti-Budha vyayapathi. He was away at sea on a commercial (Mithunaya) journey when he died = AAB age 8.

Surya-yuti-Ketu often indicates a distant, wandering father. AAB wrote in her Unfinished Autobiography that her father was rarely present Surya-yuti-Ketu absent father. AAB reckoned that dad seemed to blame his daughters for his wife's untimely death (mom died AAB age 6).

  • "My father did not care for me...our father's resentment over our existence, particularly, for some reason, over mine." (AAB, UA)

Dhanayoga * Surya-9 rules 11

AAB was asked to serve as a psychic channel for the promulgation of esoteric philosophical information. (Budha-Meena-10th navamsha).

Her material needs were fully subsidized during the otherwise difficult process of writing dozens of books during the war years 1914-1945. Her fortune in the undertaking was due partly to the protective auspice of economic agent Surya-9 ruler of 11th in 11th from 11th, Surya represents in part her father's marketplace investments (11) from which AAB received trust payments (except for a few years during the height of war) Surya also represents AAB's sustaining income from publications (double Rahu-3).


Surya-Mithunaya + Surya-yuti-Budha occupies 10th-from-Chandra, suggesting professional communications skills such as writer, publication, and commercial management. Surya-yuti-Ketu adds the esoteric element.

Along with producing 24 books, operated a successful publishing business and instructional correspondence course for three decades

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Kanya * comforted by rhythmic remedial service
  • Chandra in Hasta-Savitra * comforted by handwork * guardian of customary crafts * protectors of home gardening * needs rhythmic touch
  • Chandra in classroom-12 * comfort in dreams * familiar with ancestor guidance * routine withdrawal from public life * accustomed to private prayer * settled into the rhythm of secluded enclosures * acculturated to Other Worlds * needs to feel the repeating pulse of imaginative inspiration * soothed by intuitive understanding * anchored into sanctuary environments * undulating sleep

Psychic life

Mrs. Evans-Bailey.

Chandra in classroom-12 hintuitive guidance, emotionalized imaginings, dreams, , doctrine of astral guidance


MARRIAGE emotional partnership expectations

7th from Chandra-12

1st marriage = bhava-6

  • AAB first married to a former soldier (6) who became an Episcopal Priest = Guru-Meena-6. The priest-husband had completed seminary studies in sacred doctrine (Guru) and was a credentialed preacher. They lived in India, UK, and USA (Meena distant lands).
  • Unfortunately, he developed a mental illness and became violently abusive. The divorce left her in severe poverty, which she remedied by working in a sardine factory while raising her three daughters including one with special needs.

2nd-from-7th from Chandra-12

  • second marriage contrast = pleasures, wealth, harmony + flourishing of occult interests
  • marriage-2 = bhava-1 Thula * lagnesha Zukra-8
  • Alice Bateman-Evans' second marriage with Mr. Foster Bailey = an attorney (Thula) and financial investor Zukra-8.
  • By her own reckoning, a vastly better arrangement, attuned to her personality (1) which provided a stable base for her writings and a reliable family domicile.
  • Significantly more balanced alliance.
  • Second marriage ruled by Zukra = eradiated her poverty (result of marriage-1).

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka

  • Mangala-Karkata * nichha * vigorous pursuit of security * proactive nourishment, drive toward rooting and settling, vigorous defensive policing * push toward land ownership and farming * champion of local, ethnic, land-based cultures
  • Mangala in bhava-10 * dig-bala * drive toward high position * pursuit of social authority * fights for rank and status * invasive regulation * hierarchical dynamics * energized governing conquests * champion of leadership elites

Mangala-Karkata * nichha rules 3rd-from-Chandra = younger sibling

According to Mrs. Bailey's unfinished autobiography, after a theological split with her only surviving family member (her younger sister) Mrs. Bailey was never able to reconcile. The younger sister became a surgeon (Vrischika) and the sister adhered to a Biblical fundamentalist doctrine.

Rahu-Dhanuzya indicating risk-taking in areas of sacred doctrine, ideology, beliefs = 3rd-from-Chandra.

Mangala in bhava-10 occupies 8th-from-3rd = unexpected changes in the behavior of siblings. Due to a theological dispute, the two sisters did not communicate as adults.

3rd-from-Chandra = bhava-2 Vrischika

comfortable orientation toward writing (3) about occult traditions and values (2). Belongs to small groups with occult interests. Emotional control issues with those groups due to nichha-Mangala rules-2

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Mithunaya * swakshetra * business communications *  articulation of specific instructions *  informative pronouncements *  messages about commerce *  hands-on management * signaling explanatory information *  detailed diagrams * talks about publication * interpretative interactions* commercial translation  * hands-arms-shoulders send descriptive gestures
  • Budha in bhava-9 * narrative of father-figure * witty guru * celebrated fortunes * * repeats the catechism * reiterates the doctrine * skillful grandchildren * discusses patronage * detailed articulation of worldview * explains the paradigm of belief * talks about sacred texts * examines the dharma * interprets theoretical claims * delivers quick sermons * logical investigations into philosophical truths * chatty priests * religious dialogues
  • Budha-yuti-Surya * amusing explanations * central roles in communication * bright, clear descriptions * confidently delivers instruction * articulation of radiant authority * political messenger * talkative father-figures
  • Budha-yuti-Ketu * explainer of impermanence * describes dissociation * articulates the process of dissolution * delivers information to the winds * instructor of impermanence * incoherent conversations * sends prayers to the ineffable * spacey siblings * surrenders the attempt to render a complete message * speaks as the observing Witness * may channel the talkative spirits


  • AAB recalled that during the most bitter years of her childhood, she felt a great affinity with her hero, La Pucelle d'Orléans 1412-1431 St. Jeanne d'Arc * Shani-7 parivartamsha Zukra-3


Budha owns and occupies the 10th-from-Chandra = Career in philosophical, religious, dogmatic, theoretical, intuitive publications

Busy Budha = professional writings: = rules 9-dharma, doctrine, dogma ++ 12-Other Worlds, psychic perception, imagination

Budha-Ketu-Surya-9 cluster occupy the emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra

Mrs. Bailey wrote, channeled or dictated 24 books of explanation and instruction regarding esoteric philosophy.

She operated a successful independent publishing business, answered mountains of letters, and conducted a popular correspondence course for decades, remaining constantly busy until her death.

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka

  • Guru-Meena * much sleep * theoretical understanding * broad inner guidance * many imaginings * many dreams * intuitive beliefs * doctrine of esoteric understandings * expands the scope of contemplative awareness * multiple prayers * diverse visions
  • Guru in bhava-6 * broad ranging ministries of service * extensive distress * ideological disagreements * many injuries * much victimization * tolerance for diverse diagnoses * abundant digestive imbalance * many grievances * much betrayal * numerous accusations * broad scope of disorderly conduct * cheerful acceptance of human misery * believes in problematicity * patron of pharmacies * many medicaments * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may help the suffering

Guru rules Meena swamsha

Guru rules Dhanuzya 10th navamsha

Meena-Guru in 7th-from-Chandra indicates a husband in the religion business : a priest, a bishop, a university professor, or perhaps a humanistic global personality

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Urisha * swakshetra * appreciation of valuable arrangements, likes capitalization * attracted to fruits of the forests and fields * pleasures of collections * acquisitive sensuality * enjoys preservation and accrual * aesthetic of sounds * historic restorations * preferscontainment of precious goods
  • Zukra-8 * seeks pleasure via occult secrets * enjoys rejuvenating relationships * balanced healing arts * aesthetic of non-disclosure * camouflaged arrangements * hidden equity * pleasing designs to adorn the sexual-reproductive organs * sensual sphincters * obscured finance * likes initiation * transformed by feminine-figures * delighted by sudden renewal * pleasant in-laws * appreciation of identity change

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

Yogakaraka Shani rules 4-foundations, schooling + 5-intelligence, creativity

  • Shani-Meza (Azvini) * nichha * heavy old blood-feuds * brain cramp, blocked blood-flow, muscle seizure * limits on innovation * must bear the weight of old aggressions * social limitations on individual championship * social restrictions on expression of new ideas * obliged to conform to the dominating winners * pressure to launch dry explosives * attacked by proletarian weaponry * must endure race-fighting * must materialize orderly competition for survival energies * must endure exhausting contests * insufficient initiative for pioneering invasions * at times, survival requires great effort * vital energy compression stress zone = head-brain * strictly imposed consequences of conquest * must continue to sustain forward movement despite scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-7 * digbala * (beneficial placement) * Structured, orderly, time-conscious partnerships. One must balance and re-balance. Cautious, conventional relationships. Tense negotiations. Chronic responsibilities toward the spouse; compression of the visible genitalia; heavy legacy pressure against freely chosen contracts.  Bargaining fatigue. Resistance to new arrangements. Resentment toward changes in partner's behavior. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as married person, contract-holder, match-maker, attorney, diplomat, judge.

Shani in Bhava-7 * nichha * exceptionally difficult and demanding first marriage, approached with sobriety and commitment * digbala * stiff-upper-lip (Shani), but ultimately unsustainable

Shani yogakaraka rules 4-schooling, security, habits ++ 5-intelligence, creativity

Shani drishti into bhava-1 ++ Mangala drishti into bhava-1 = a very hard worker under circumstances of material scarcity or time scarcity. Whether social, emotional, financial, or nutritional, a sense of scarce resources is never far from the personal circumstances.

Shani in Bhava-7 occupies the emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra. = challenging first lifepartnership

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

  • Rahu-Dhanuzya * shimmering illusion of wisdom * craving for philosophical principle * mirage of generous patronage * extraordinary theory * unorthodox approach to higher truth * mask of global humanism* fascinating doctrine * over-reaching catechisms * fabulous proselytism * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of philosophical belief * seeks privilege via guru-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-3 * passion for communication * in swabhava of Busy Budha, the Shadowy Specter = glamorous writing * exotic photography * unusual journalistic reporting * thrilling announcements * unorthodox commentary * mesmerizing messaging * craves publication * ambitious sibling-cousins * mixed-culture collaborative teams * desire for conversations * over-reaching in commercial business * exciting gestures * opportunistic approach to manufacturing * entranced by information technology * Boundary-bending via unconventional explanations * fascinating evangelism * seeks privilege via management roles

Rahu in bhava-3 * writing publication instruction explanation

Rahu-Dhanuzya = passionate, ambitious, exotic paradigm of belief

Rahu-Dhanuzya-3 drishti into Surya-yuti-Ketu (9) wrote thousands of letters and 24 books on philosophical esoterica

AAB produced voluminous channeled explanations and descriptions of psychic dimensions as well as how-to guidance instructions. She also gave public seminars to facilitate dissemination of the information and development of a worldwide organization.

Rahu-Dhanuzya occupies the security-seeking 4th-from-Chandra, showing the extraordinary inflience of the maternal grandparents (compare to Barack Obama, also raised by his grandparents to beneficial effect).

AAB lived in many different locales, and her houses ranged from distinguished estate to ramshackle hut. After periods of discomfort and danger, ultimately her main domicile was nice and safe and comfortable. Rahu goes up and down.

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Mithunaya * mentally dissociates from conversation * incomplete messages * empty instructions * absent from discussion * wandering mentality * fragmented signals * not limited by conventional communications * ignores normal restrictions on commercial activities * forgives the sibling-cohort * incoherent scripts * releases a plant-green cloud of explanatory gestures into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-9 * disinterested in credenda * wandering worldview * disengaged from doctrine * disregards theory * vacuous philosophy * irrelevance of the catechesis * ambivalence toward principled convictions * surrenders paradigm of belief * ignores the conventional understandings * incoherent ideology * unless other graha in 9, may prefer to live without father-figures
  • Ketu-yuti-Surya * surrendered centrality, empty genius, unsustainable confidence, disconnected father, apathetic intelligence, intellectual disengagement, disinterest in games, fragmented politics, incomplete performance of dramatic roles, liberated from egocentricity
  • Ketu-yuti-Budha * surrendered articulation, empty talk, unsustainable explanations, disconnected siblings, apathetic evangelism, incomplete details, misnomers, incoherent arguments, unfulfilled deliveries, illogical messaging, impermanent cohort, spiritual liberation via discussion


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