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dainya parivartamsha yoga exchanges the ruler of personality 1-2 Shani with the ruler of the financial 2-11 Guru

Saint Jose-Maria Escriva is most famous for his renewal of Marian devotion within the Roman-rite Catholic * worth-ship * worship tradition.

EscrivaJosemaria_young.jpg * EscrivaJoseMariaDeBalaguer.jpg

Founder of the conservative Roman-rite Catholic organization Opus Dei

a potent. controversial and polarizing figure within the Roman-rite Catholic religious tradition


Jose Escriva

a.k.a. Jose Maria Mariano Escriva y Albas

Earth-birth Thursday-09-Jan-1902

dematerialization 26-Jun-1975 (age 73)


Opus Dei leader * 1902-1975 * Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer y Albas

birth data from�a_Escriv� * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

Kala Sarpa Yoga * Ghataka

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities


BPL commentary

For Uttara-azadha births of a masculine valence, the condition of radiant, romantic, intelligent, creative, idealistic, central, confident, gaming, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Surya-ruled paradigm of Iswara, father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Nunki. Their purpose is to express the radiant clear light of truth in an orderly, institutional framework.

Psychic intelligence

Dhanuzya Pada-1 can show Brihaspati's rulership of 1-embodiment + 4-cultural foundations. Nakshatrapathi Suyra and Guru enjoy high-compatibility yang patterns. Pada-1 tends to be paternalistic, politically savvy, self-referential to the point of self-righteousness, and generous of spirit. Iconic and inspirational teachers of the patriarchal lineages are found here. Often found in the role of philosopher, professor, or guru-figure. Assess the role of Brihaspati to determine the degree of optimism and alignment with the prevailing doctrine.

Makara-pada 2-3-4 express the tension between structural Shani and solipsistic Surya. From the Makara lagna, nakshatrapathi Surya becomes the revelatory, illuminating randhresha. Thus pada 2-3-4 are mystical and gender-neutral (Shani). Pada 2-3-4 demonstrate respect for age and orderly governance. Yet, their purpose is visionary (Surya). Psychics and seers are found here. Depending on the vigor of Shani, hierarchical institutions may come to surround their initiatory teachings.. Their emotional stability in partnership arises from Chandra = yuvathipathi.

Themes of clairsentient vision, personal certainty, and prophecy may contextualize Ishwara's terrestrial experience. Also applies to Chandra in Uttara-azadha.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 87

"a very good, honest, and sincere character...

A peace loving disposition.

  • Very intelligent and wise.

  • Respected and liked by everyone with whom he comes in contact.

Eager to live and let live.

  • Tolerant to others, giving help where help is required.

A good counselor in times of need or trouble.

  • Such a person makes a good and steady friend,

  • whose friendship is to be valued because it will stand the tests of time and adversity."

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha Timeline

Zukra Mahadasha

09-Jan-1902 Earth-birth in Barbastrum, Huesca, Espagna * Zukra-Rahu bhukti

approximately 1904 (age 2) Escriva suffered nearly fatal childhood disease (possibly epilepsy). After the child's recovery against medical expectation, his parents in thanksgiving bring the toddler to a famous 11th-century Marian shrine at Torreciudad in Aragon * Zukra-Guru bhukti * Guru ruler-of-12 erosion of physical life force

Surya Mahadasha

1914 financial ruin of father's business and family relocates to new town * Surya-Rahu bhukti * Rahu gives effect of Zukra 6th-from-Surya debts of the Father

winter-1917-18 sees the frozen footprints in the snow left by a discalced Carmelite * Surya-Zukra bhukti * Zukra yogakaraka rules-5 glamour, fame

Chandra Mahadasha

1919 (Jose age 18) birth of close brother Santiago, who will be a great promoter of Jose * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * Rahu produces effects of yogakaraka Zukra

1923 begins study of Civil Law (to become a lawyer) * Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha * Shani niyama-karaka

27-Nov-1924 (JE age 22) grieved decease of father ; Josemaria assumes family-support responsibilities * Chandra-Budha bhukti * Budha rules pitrimaraka-7th-from-Surya (also Budha rogesha-6 poverty)

28-Mar-1925 (JE age 23) ordained into Roman-rite Catholic priesthood * Chandra-Budha bhukti * Budha Dharmesha-9 doctrine * samchara Rahu-Ketu contact Makara-Karkata contact radical Makara lagna

Mangala Mahadasha

02-Oct-1928 (Jose age 26) begin Opus Dei organization * Mangala-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-10

Rahu Mahadasha

1936 begin Spanish Civil War (17-Jul-1936 until 1-Apr-1939) (Jose age 34) * due to the priest-attacking climate during the war, Josemaria goes incognito, abandoning his priestly robes and dressing as a commoner, even hiding in a psychiatric clinic * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu-10 * Rahu disguise

1939 publishes first edition of The Way (a much expanded version of Consideraciones espirituales). The Way will eventually become a spiritual best-seller in the West, with 4+ million copies sold in 40+ languages * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru bhratrupathi-3 publications

1941 grieved the decease of mother (Jose age 39) * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2nd-from-Chandra

1944 diagnosed with mellitus diabetes * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rogesha-6

1946 moves to Rome to start doctorate in theology * Rahu-Zukra * Zukra karmesha-10 career

1948 founded for men only the Collegium Romanum Sanctae Crucis * Roman College of the Holy Cross * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Rahu karmesha-10 professionalization, public recognition

1952 founded the private religious institution University of Navarre in Pamplona, Espagna * Rahu-Mangala bhukti * Mangala bandesha-4 foundational schooling

Guru Mahadasha

1953 for women only Collegium Romanum Sanctae Mariae * Roman College of Saint Mary * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru bandesha-4 from Chandra (schooling) Guru bhratrupathi-3 from Makara lagna (hands-on training)

1954 suddenly cured of mellitus diabetes, from which he had suffered for ten years * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru in 8th-from-6th; Guru parivartamsha lagnesha Shani * samchara Rahu-Ketu Dhanuzya-Mithunaya contact Shani-Chandra-Surya-12

1955 obtains doctorate in theology from Lateran University in Rome * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha * Shani niyama-karaka

1967 visit to Greece in context of a purported plan to avoid the Roman-rite Catholic new rites (post-Vatican Council of 1962) by moving Opus Dei into the Greek-Orthodox church (controversial historical event) * Guru-Rahu bhukti

Due to the impending mahadasha of the niyama-karaka lawfully hierarchical Shani, Opus Dei remained within the RC entity while expressing steady resistance (Shani) to innovative practices

Shani Mahadasha

1970 preaching tour of Mexico, audience of thousands * Shani-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha personality * Shani rules Zukra-2 speech

26-Jun-1975 dematerialization (age 73) via cardiac arrest * Shani-Ketu bhukti

posthumous events

20-Nov-1975 death of Generalissimo Francisco Franco * Shani-Ketu bhukti

06-Oct-2002 canonized by Pope-264 John-Paul-II 1920-2005 Karol Wojtyla * (during Escriva's) Budha-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha

Distinctive features of nativity

Surya * pitrikaraka

* Sarala Yoga

  • Vaizva-Surya-Dhanuzya * Aditya * the unsplit, undivided * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the preaching-teaching philosophical rashi of Brihaspati
  • Surya in bhava-12 * center of Other-Worlds * brightly contemplative * focus on seclusion * invisible light-source provides private guidance * intuitive entitlements * brilliant in research * backroom politics * intelligence for interior prayer * eye on creative imagination * sparkling center of the sanctuary * radiant clairsentient drama * father may be isolated or unavailable
  • Surya-yuti-Chandra * confidently sensitive * bright comforter * entitled to express emotion * radiantly rhythmic * creatively intelligent mother * * sensitive to the spiritual rays of the Sun * parents are culturally aligned * patriotic father
  • Surya-yuti-Shani * confidently lawful, bright regulator, entitled to impose order, creatively intelligent authority-figures, radiantly hierarchical, sober father-figure, cautiously orderly expression of the spiritual rays of the Sun, limited entertainments, politically disciplined



Professor Surya rules Uttarazadha-Vaizva radical lagna

randhresha-8 Surya in bhava-12 = Viparita Raja-yoga Sarala Yoga 4 = protects against harm from mystical transformations, identity changes

temple discourse, orthodoxy, priesthood

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

  • Chandra-Dhanuzya * comforted by customary beliefs * settled into rhythmic received teachings * needs to feel wisely guided
  • Chandra in Purvazadha-Apah * calmed by valued beliefs * protectors of inspirational beauty * needs philosophical harmony
  • Chandra in classroom-12 * draws comfort from dreams * familiar with ancestor guidance * rhythmic withdrawal from visibility * accustomed to private prayer * nested into secluded enclosures * acculturated to Other Worlds * soothed by imaginative inspiration * repeating pulse of intuition * anchored into sanctuary environments * undulating sleep
  • Somana-yuti-Surya * Emotionally entitled * sensitive to fatherly folk * needs sparkling centrality * sentimentally romantic * creative mother * comforted by confidence * undulating intelligence * soothed by attention * calmed by applause * feels like royalty
  • Somana-yuti-Shani * nishturabashi yoga * Emotionally constricted * punitive parents * sensitive to class boundaries * soothed by structure * needs rigid routines * heavy maternal workload * comfortable with elders * familiar with hierarchies * fearful mother * calmed by strict rules * feels like a worker

Nishturabashi Yoga emotional repression

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

* Ruchaka Yoga

  • Mangala-Maraka-Draco * uttama * vigorous competition for elite authority * warrior for social position * proactive regulation * push toward lawful structure * pursues executive roles * dominating energy in institutional governance * conquest of pyramid summit * champion of hierarchical systems
  • 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-Budha * proactive communications * energized signaling * dynamic reporting * clipped speech patterns * abrupt announcements * champion of vigorous messaging * pushes toward direct commands * forward thrusting gestures * incisive speech * forceful writing
  • Kuja-yuti-Guru * multiple competitions * many brother-figures * energized growth * dynamic generosity * masculine force joins optimistic expansion * champion of philosophy * potential for aggressive preaching * promotes broad worldview * indoctrinating actions

uttama-Mangala rules Karakamsha Vrizchika bhava-11 economic networks, marketplace profits

uttama-Mangala rules Arudha Lagna Vrizchika bhava-11 economic networks, marketplace profits

Opus Dei worldwide social-economic network

uttama-Mangala rules 10th navamsha = extraordinary executive management capabilities, success in business

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

  • Budha-Makara - Draco * bureaucratic communications * articulation of lawfully orderly process * proletarian phrasing * delivers procedure for imposing rules * descriptive explanations of the social order * messages about governance * documentation of regulatory procedures * diagrams the hierarchies * status-conscious mentality * hands-arms-shoulders send normalizing gestures
  • Budha in bhava-1 * digbala * narrative of body * 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-Mangala * competitive communications * scripted actions * impatient conversations * potential for sexualized messaging * penetrating explanations * direct instruction * signals forward action * pioneering movement * outspoken opinions * talkative brother-figures
  • Budha-yuti-Guru * explainer of ideology * descriptive preaching * professorial explanations * theoretical discourse * instructs in sacred doctrine * articulation of charitable generosity * optimistic messages * expansive scope of documentary reporting * inspirational media communication * numerous specific announcements * detailed guidance * verbalizing paternal figures

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

  • Guru-Makara - Draco * nichha * understands social structure * numerous law-makers * class-conscious convictions * conventional doctrine * believes in common sense * pragmatic guidance * philosophical realism * diverse social responsibilities * materialistic worldview * faith in hierarchies * preaches about wise governance * widens the scope of bureaucracy
  • Guru in bhava-1 * dig-bala * much vitality * philosophical personality * permission for unrestricted action * generous disposition * numerous identities * expands the scope of competition * many cheerful sporting activities * believes in birthright * expansive aura * extra height-or-girth * embodiment of tolerant cheer * a patron of personal benefit * in a wifely nativity, husband-figure may be an expander-philanthropist-benefactor
  • Guru-yuti-Mangala bhratri-karaka * multiple brotherly-figures * permission to compete-and-win * expansive conquests * progressive philosophy * large-scale invasive actions * vigorous champion of optimistic belief
  • Guru-yuti-Budha yukta-karaka * multiple sibling-teammate figures * permission to deliver information * abundant conversational messaging * believes in detailed communications * expansive dialog * many announcements * wide scope of evangelism * talks about philosophy * optimistic viewpoint in discussions

Shani-12 Dainya Parivartamsha Guru-1

* multiple social attributes (protective) * nichha-bhanga (due to uttama-Kuja kendra)

Zukra * svadu-karaka (sweet) * kalatra-karaka (wife)

Yogakaraka Zukra rules 5-creativity, intelligence, games ++ 10-leadership, social respect, profession

  • Zukra-Kumbha * appreciation of social networks * likes knitting-knotting * attracted to marketplace revenues * pleased by large-group connectivity * prefers a friendly partner * collectivist arrangements * enjoys regulated systems * sweetly gracious within big crowds * scientific aesthetic * financially balanced economic linkage
  • Zukra-2 * svabhava * 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

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

lagnesha for Makara - Draco radical lagna

  • Shani-Dhanuzya * heavy old doctrines * class-conscious ideology * conventional beliefs * rigid theories * unyielding dogma * pressure to accept the common catechesis * weight of old patronage systems * structural compression upon hips + sacroiliac +sacral plexus * oppressive priests * doctrinal rules * must normalize the life-philosophy * limitations on global travel * slow elder professors * proletarian worldview * scarce preaching resources
  • Shani in Bhava-12 * slow time-structured envisioning * burdensome duties in Other Worlds * limited privacy * must work with foreigners * socially invisible responsibilities * intimidating dreams * retreats from invisible phantoms * resists clairsentient guidance * cautiously conventional fantasies * fears imprisonment * regimented sanctuaries * lack of spontaneity in the bedroom * chronic insomnia * dried flow of interior inspiration * cold feet * psychic fatigue * mandatory isolation * tightly regulated scientific research * elders preserve the old enclosures
  • Shani-yuti-Surya * social resistance to individual creativity * pragmatic politics * class-conscious father * limited unearned entitlements * delayed (but not denied) romance * conventionalized theatrical displays * restrained flamboyance * disciplined intelligence * cautious willpower * socially-approved expressions of divine brilliance
  • Shani-yuti-Chandra * nishturabhashi yoga * social resistance to natural rhythms * imposition of pragmatic routines * delayed security * class-conscious mother * limited creature-comforts * parental policing * stubborn guilt * obligatory caretaking duties * emotional withholding * punitive parents * class-structured ethnicity * uncomfortable discipline * oppressed sensitivities * dries-freezes the flow of nourishing liquids * needs regulatory order * blocked feelings * must earn emotional affection

From Chandra-Dhanuzya lagna, sober serious structured hierarchical Shani rules

  1. the emotionally-motivated traditionalism, family lineage conserving, treasure-preserving, language-and-history remembering, acquisitive, genetic conservation of 2nd-from-Chandra
  2. the emotionally talkative, information-delivering, evangelical, publishing, announcing, script-reading, reporting, conversational, process-managing communications of 3rd-from-Chandra

lagnesha Shanaicarya rules Makara radical Lagna

Shani-12 Dainya Parivartamsha Guru-1

lagnesha-1 Shani sober personality + dhanapati-2 Shani values-accumulation and knowledge treasuries * exchanged with * ruler-of-12 Guru sanctuary meditation prayer + bhratrupathi-3 Guru publication, media-messaging, teamwork

Recommended remedial Ratna for Makara lagna nativities

  • Nilamani Shani-ratna = blue sapphire supports lagnesha Shani
  • Panna Budha-ratna emerald supports dharmapatiBudha
  • Hira Zukra-ratna = diamond supports bhagyapathi yogakaraka Zukra

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

Ghataka * Hatak Kala Sarpa Yoga

  • Rahu-Thula * shimmering illusion of balance * craving for trade * mask of fairly bargained contracts * over-reaching advocacy * outsider who cleverly insinuates into trusted counseling roles * sweetly unconventional adjudication * exceptional accommodation * mixed-measure balance * extravagant brokerage * mirage of suave deal-making * extraordinary terms of mutual agreement * gracious non-customary alliances * ambitious diplomacy * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) equity-assured negotiation * seeks privilege via adviser-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-10 * passion for leadership power * in svabhava 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

Ecriva was born into Zukra-Rahu bhukti

A prominent Rahu-10 governance casting drishti into yogakaraka Kumbha-Zukra-2 defined his relationship to institutional finance.

Rahu's ruler = the extraordinary yogakaraka Zukra in bhava-2 + Zukra-Kumbha capital wealth * Zukra-2 owned and aspected by conservative atmakaraka Professor Shani

Ketu * kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)

  • Ketu-Meza * 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
  • 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

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