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1979-1989 * Moral Majority

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Director of Liberty University

Rev. Jerry Falwell

a.k.a. Jerry Lamon Falwell

Earth-birth Friday-11-Aug-1933

dematerialization 15-May-2007 (age 73)


1979-1989 Moral Majority political activist + televangelist + university director * Rev. Jerry Falwell * 1933-2007

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born on Saptami * Krishna Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities


Yamuna * Apa-bharanishe * Varni

BPL commentary

For Bharani births of a masculine 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.

Burdened Banker Busy Bee

Zukra-ruled Bharani masculine-figures are the Money Guys. Yamuna-born are often found in the worlds of banking, valuation, capital markets, currency-trading, mints and coinage. Connoisseurs of pricing and aggressive deal-makers, they vigorously seek acquisition of precious objects. In addition to their financial abilities, due to their intuitive understanding of sound-and-color values, Bharani males may also pursue careers in music and arts. Most Bharani men can sing beautifully.

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 any commodity which may capitalize or increase in value. Like all Zukra-governed births, they 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 very vital character,

  • a quality which quite often leads this individual into all sorts of trouble

  • because other people are apt to be jealous, resentful and antagonistic to him.

The morals of this man are not above reproach .

He will be distinguished in many cases by some slight physical defect

  • on the lower part of the body,

  • that is below the waist."


Jerry Falwell in the 1980's delivering an evangelical tele-sermon

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha

Zukra Mahadasha * age birth until 19.2

11-Aug-1933 Earth-birth in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA * Zukra-Zukra svabhukti * Zukra dhanakaraka

10-Oct-1948 grieved decease of father, Carey Hezekiah Falwell (Jerry's age 15) * Zukra-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 12th-from-Surya

1950 begin studies at Lynchburg College * Zukra-Ketu chidra-dasha * Zukra-yuti-Ketu-* Ketu produces results of Zukra-rules-7 diploma

Surya Mahadasha * age 19.2 until 25.2

20-Jan-1952 doctrinal religious conversion (age 18.5) * Surya-Mangala bhukti * Mangala lagnesha * randhresha transformation

1956 diploma earned from (unaccredited) Baptist Bible College * Surya-Zukra chidra-dasha * Zukra-rules-7 diploma * Zukra-yuti-Ketu unaccredited

1956 ordained as a Baptist minister ** Surya-Zukra chidra-dasha * Zukra-rules-7 covenant, vows

1956 begin the Old Time Gospel Hour radio program * Surya-Zukra chidra-dasha * dhanakaraka Zukra activates 2-speech + 7-promises, tithing

Chandra Mahadasha * age 25.2 until 35.2

12-Apr-1958 exchange of vows in marriage * Chandra-Mangala bhukti * Kuja activates Vrischika Svamsha * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Tula-Mesha * R-K contact Chandra-Meza

17-Jun-1962 (JF age 29) celebrated the birth of child-1 * Chandra-Shani bhukti

Mangala Mahadasha * age 35.2 until 42.2

1971 founded Liberty University * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha learning

Rahu Mahadasha * age 42.2 until 60.2

28-Apr-1977 (JF age 44) grieved the decease of mother Helen Virginia Beasley * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 12th-from-Chandra

1979 begins Moral Majority organization * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 10 organizational leadership

Nov-1980 acknowledged as a leading political agent using hidden funds transfer to ensure the election of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates Rahu-11 fundraising + Shani activates public-agency 10th-from-Chandra-Bharani (monies)

Apr-1987 highly publicized takeover of the disgraced competitor Praise The Lord (PTL) televangelist ministry * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * dhanakaraka dhanapathi yuvati-pati Zukra-yuti-Ketu

Oct-1987 suddenly quits the PTL * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-yuti-Ketu unsustainable deals, contract-dissolver

Guru Mahadasha * age 60.2 until decease age-73

15-May-2007 (JF age 73) dematerialization via myocardial infarction, at his work-desk * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha

Distinctive features of the Nativity

Surya * pitri-karaka (father) * jyoti-karaka (light)

  • Surya-Karkata * Bhanu * ray of light * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the nourishing caretaking rashi of Chandra
  • Surya in bhava-4 * center of root routines * brightens the patriarchal folkways * intelligence for housing * focus on farming * smart gardens * dramatic transportation * ethnic entitlements * political parenting * stable confidence * attention on foundational infrastructure * eye on security * sparkling center of the patriotic-drama * father may be a schoolteacher-landowner-patriot
  • 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


Surya-Karkata * Azlesa = 4-schooling, old ways, rural customs * 4-security, familiarity, home-culture, old times, way of life

Surya in bhava-4 rules bhava-3 communications = radio-television-evangelism. Surya-3 radio-television, advertising, communications, commerce ++

Surya in bhava-4 schools, foundational culture, primary education. JF served as director of Liberty University for many years.

Surya in bhava-4 rules Zukra-yuti-Ketu-5

JF provided key political connections (Simha-5) that brought substantial government funding (Bharani) into the school's coffers, while at the same time he was engaged in vigorous preaching against government agences and particularly against assistance programs.

Surya-yuti-Budha business administration, management, messaging, meetings, cohort

Stoic Shani activates Arudha lagna


Dad = Mr. Carey Hezekiah Falwell was a farmer. Surya in bhava-4

  • Surya-Karkata occupies the defensive, culturally-rooted, seasonal-calendar, routinized, patriotic, ethno-nationalistic, comfort-seeking, home-loving, foundational, property-owning 4th-from-Chandra.

Surya in bhava-4 rules Zukra-yuti-Ketu-5

  • Dad was also a businessman who operated a bordello Dad secretly sold bootleg liquor (Zukra liquor * Ketu bootleg) during US Prohibition Surya-Azlesa rules Zukra-yuti-Ketu women, money, liquors Ketu-dispersed and disregarding criminal consequences.

Surya-yuti-Budha rogesha

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

  • Chandra-Meza * comforted by forward pursuit * settled into warrior rhythms * needs vitality
  • Chandra in Bharani-Yamya * Yamuna* needs to carry valuable burdens * safeguards the treasuries * protects precious values
  • Chandra in classroom-1 * comfort in glowing incandescent embodiment * familiar with kinetic energy * feels the beating pulse of muscular movement * accustomed to body-based emotional response * needs the energy flow of active pursuit * feels like a pioneer * soothed by championship * sensitive to new birth * seeks calming routine activities * undulating personality

Chandra in Bharani = secures the values, wealth protections


Chandra in classroom-1 rules Surya-Karkata in home-based 4th-from-Chandra.

Mom was reckoned as a quiet churchgoer. Mom was said to have provided young Jerry and his siblings with anchoring [Chandra] maternal stability. JF cited mom as the source of his cultural foundations. JF and his twin brother were said to have been emotionally identified with mom's piety Chandra in classroom-1.

Surya-and-Chandra occupy the dignified 4-10 angle, suggesting a mutually respectful relationship between Mother (Soma-1) and Father (Surya-4).

Chandra in Bharani-Yamya occupies 10th-from-Surya suggests that a financially capable (Bharani) mom provided the familiar public face for dad and dad's activities. Mom would have valued the financial benefits of her marriage and supported her husband's choices so long as he remained a strong provider Surya-Karkata .

Chandra Mahadasha age 24 until 34

Customary Culture Chandra activates Blithely Broadcasting Budha

  • American televangelist fundamentalist Christian preacher Jerry Falwell built a radio-television empire that commanded an audience of millions. His listeners displayed Chandra traits such as sentimental, rural, Bible-Belt customs of the agricultural southern USA (Karkata).
  • His mom's heritage was of these folk, whose once-pervasive rhythms of life and local customs had seemingly been left behind by industrialization, urbanization, and erosion of the old liturgical calendar.

Familiar, Soothing parental bandesha Chandra-1 = Meets a Need

JF was able to embody the faithful listeners' yearning to return to the more secure values (Bharani) of a more predictable, more rhythmically seasonal time long-past. Chandra-1 evokes the soothing feelings of the land-rooted, comforting security of the nourishing, protective settlements, grounded through their ancient agrarian roots, ruts, routines.

JF's most famous radio-television program and fundraising platform was the Old Time Gospel Hour which delivered the familiar, pulsing rhythms of rural church services via a modern technology [Budha] radio-television format.Chandra-1 rules Surya-yuti-Budha Karkata-4 = emotional security delivered via television .

Familiar face, familiar feelings, familiar routine

His familiar square face (Bharani) = alternately soothing-or-angry voice both praised and criticized the congregation. Atmakaraka Kuja-Kanya drishti to parenting Chandra-1 Throbbingly emotional sermons and songs were delivered every day at the same predictable time on the television or radio schedule. This experience offered the perfect consoling communications for the shut-ins, isolated, sequestered believers = Guru-6 activates-12.

Bharani-Chandra-1 rules 4 patriotism

JF was the face of the mission. Chandra familiar face. Isolated, often elderly and low education folks could watch and donate money from the comfort of their homes.

JF's audience believed that their small charitable donations were being used to rescue a morally decrepit nation. JF Chandra-1 bandesha patriotic appeal. Guru-6 charity activates 12-fantasies. The take totaled millions per month Primarily consisting of invalids (12) and rural poor, they gave enthusiastically to JF's fundraising campaigns that promised to stabilize [Chandra] America's drifting moral foundations.

Empowered svakshetra Rahu-Kumbha-11 in the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra endowed JF with a mesmerizing power of profit..


MARRIAGE emotional support partnership * 7th from Chandra-1

On the same night and in the same church as his 20-Jan-1952 doctrinal religious conversion (age 18.5), Falwell met his future wife.

Falwell married only once, during Chandra-Rahu bhukti in 1958. Three children were born into the marriage. The couple enjoyed a lifetime union that was uninterrupted by legal divorce or public disagreement. Although Rev. Falwell was a national media figure identifiable by most Americans during the decades of his career, his spouse was a virtually unknown personality who remained anonymous. Falwell remained legally married to spouse-1 for nearly 50 years until his decease. Unlike many televangelists whose marriage partnership was prominently featured in their public profile, the wife of Jerry Falwell remained a socially and professionally non-allied background figure, not a partner in the mission. Zukra-yuti-Ketu-4 rules 7th-from-Chandra, suggesting an apathetic, medicated, or disengaged spouse.

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

Atmakaraka direct action, competition, championship, domination, conquest, winning

lagnesha for Mesha lagna

  • Mangala-Kanya * penetrating logic * proactive helping * thrust toward service * energetic assistance to the needy * pushy complaints * (potentially) vindictive * champion of litigious accusation * military planning * aggressive indictments * investigative journalism * medical treatment interventions
  • Mangala in bhava-6 * drive toward confrontational quarreling * pursuit of active service * vigorous attacks against adversaries * defeats illness * overcomes injury * wins accusatory litigation * dynamic military strategy * competitive criminal vitality * aggressive medical treatments * energized conflict
  • 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

Kuja-5 rules 7-Bargains and Deals + Kuja-5 rules drishti Chandra in Bharani-Yamya -12 = pulsating emotional vigor

Kuja-yuti-Guru -5 speculative finance, gaming, celebrity

7-Bargains and Deals * arrangements, contracts, agreements * negotiations, vows, covenant, pledges, promises

Fallwell is considered to have master-crafted the alliance between fundamentalist Christian voters and the USA Republican party, ensuring the 1980 election and 1984 re-election of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan

Kuja-yuti-Guru occupies the emotionally contentious, adversarial, argumentative 6th-from-Chandra ++ Chandra is ruled by Kuja-5

Kuja has a controlling stake in the personality due to ruling-and-aspecting Chandra Add to Mangala's influence the fact that Kuja-yuti-Guru puts the combined rulers of 7-8--11-12 into the political 5th bhava = a powerful career in creative performance ++ doctrine [Guru] with a bit of bullying (Kuja-Kanya) and a competitive approach to life.

Throughout his adult life, Rev. Falwell was constantly in the lawcourts. Usually in litigation he emerged as the winner. He frequently sued for libel.

Kuja-5 rules the secretive, camouflaged, revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing, discovering, revealing, danger-seeking 8th-from-Chandra = emotional impetus toward hidden assets, hidden relationships, hidden power

The combined energies of 7-8--11-12 enter the argumentative and accusatory (Kanya) bhava-5 entertainments. Multiplied by Brihaspati's natural largesse, Falwell's preaching narrative of angry blaming, cajoling, and dramatic complaining had dynamically expanded

Kuja-6 drishti to 8-secrets, 11-revenues, 1-Chandra comfortable routines

during Mangala Mahadasha * age 35 until 45. This powerhouse yoga effectively energizes the aggressive, confrontational preaching against Unbelievers and Modernists that distinguished Falwell's ministry.

Falwell positioned himself as a champion [Mangala] of the white, aging, segregationist, racist, minimally literate, fundamentalist Christians demographic. This demographic felt [Chandra] victimized by their declining quality of life, as evidenced primarily by the social class which had been beneath them (black slaves and black underclass) seeming to rise in status.

Kanya narrative = unfair, accusatory.

Kanya-graha tend to prefer criticizing others and fomenting disagreement, rather than promoting resolutions that are agreeable or fair.

Falwell's radio and TV talk shows in the 1970's featured an accusatory (Kanya) critical, anti-minority and anti-choice, "Religious Right" style of argumentation based on a fundamentalist biblical exegesis (Shani-9 conservative exegesis).

Aggressive criticism Mangala-Kanya

JF's aggressive accusatory rhetoric provided a focus for the audience's feelings of injustice (Kuja-Kanya). He vigorously [Mangala] denounced (Kanya) the social justice campaigns of fellow Christian pastor USA Civil Rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King, and in later years mounted a bitter narrative against LGBTQ+ persons and their civil rights.

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

  • Budha-Karkata * comfortable communications * hand-arm-shoulders make protective gestures * rhythmic articulation of root culture * discusses ancestral morality * prescriptive routines * argues for foundational stability * describes protective fencing * parochial talk * converses about caretaking * environmental wardens * issues customary pronouncements * delivers land-use information * patriotic declarations * habitually chats about the local settlement
  • Budha in bhava-4 * narrative of cultural roots * skillfully describes parochial routines * delivers ritual instructions * discusses protective caretaking * talks in rhythmic comfortable style * analysis of foundational security * conversations about defense * handcraft of fenced shelter * explainer of homeland customs * patriotic slogans * detailed communication about nourishment * team collaboration in farming-and-fishing * transportation scheduling * seasonal planning * familiar sibling conversations
  • 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


  • Dhanapathi-2 = Budha in bhava-3 * capitalization (2) of self-owned business (3)

Broadcasting Budha activates 3-commerce, message delivery, radio-television

++ 5-politics, entertainment, drama, creative performance

Busy Budha activates 3 + 6 from the emotional basis of Chandra in Bharani-Yamya

Busy Budha activates Karakamsha Kanya-5 containing the optimistic, productive, expansive, exploitative, criticizing pair Kuja-yuti-Guru

Budha-3 creates entertainment (5) from televised, radio broadcast of 2-speeches, sermons, songs, hymns, stories, history. Pushyami Budha speaks in the mainstream style, eschewing modern expressions.

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

Vimala Yoga

  • Guru-Kanya * much ministry of service * many servants * numerous employees * indoctrination of laborers * much logical argumentation * conflicted guidance * permission to help * generously assists many victims * optimistic about medication * believes in aid * doctrine of benevolent humility
  • 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 unfair accusations * broad scope of disorderly conduct * cheerful acceptance of human misery * believes in problematicity * patron of pharmacies * many medicaments * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may aid the suffering
  • 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 activates 9- dharma, doctrine, sacred teachings, priesthood ++ 12 imagination prayer seclusion isolation

Guru in bhava-6 activates 12 * Vimala Yoga

JF predated (6) upon an audience that tended to be socially isolated, often elderly and shut-ins (12) prone to -12 fantasies harkening to the beliefs of their childhood. Although many of his financial activities contradicted campaign-finance and tax law, JF faced no consequence * Vimala Yoga. He triumphed in a number of defamation lawsuits although he lost a few litigious battles as well. Naturally, with the protection of a double Viparita-Raja-Yoga, JF was never jailed or imprisoned.

Benevolent Brihaspati activates = catechism of belief = rules 8-secrets ++

Benevolent Brihaspati activates 9+12 from Chandra in Bharani-Yamya -12

Two dushtamshapthi Guru-yuti-Mangala -5

= rulers of 7-8-11-12 join in bhava-5 politics, drama, entertainment, speculative finance

Randhresha Guru-Kanya hides activities of politics-5 for mutual benefit

For nearly two decades, under auspice of randhresha Guru, using the USA federal tax (8) exemptions which protect religious organizations, Falwell transformed abundant (8) charitable donations into a political boon (Guru-5) His political beneficiaries, in turn, prevented tax-authority inquiry into his organization's finances.

His tax-free (Guru-5 triues 8-taxes) political fundraising (Guru-5 activates 11 fundraising) cloaked in religious disguise (Brihaspati sacred teachings) set a high standard for bold leadership in the televangelism industry

Randhresha Guru the Non-Discloser behind a veil of cheerful secrecy produced tax-free revenues with no transparency and no punitive consequences. Falwell never came under investigation for tax fraud, never went to jail, and unlike most fellow televangelists never suffered scandal or disgrace

A significant element of his political empowerment was his ability to gather untaxed monies under camouflage of religious ministry. By clever legal argumentation (Kanya) Falwell and his advisors were able to camouflage political campaign monies ( to appear to be un-taxed religious donations. Eventually, the US Treasury department intervened, yet Falwell was never convicted of any crime.

Combine with

  • Rahu-Kumbha-10 ambition for power using electronic networks drishti into 2-banking + 4-homeland roots + 6-crime, exploitation, misdeeds.
  • Shani-9-Makara in 10th-from-Chandra virtually ensures that Falwell's public reputation would remain unsullied because the facts of the case would remain legally (Makara) obscured behind lawful camouflage..

Guru-5 occupies the emotionally contentious 6th-from-Chandra indicating an argumentative, accusatory, toxic entertainment venture (5) based in Kanya's patterns of blaming, scapegoating, and criticizing.

Guru-5 Physique * from athlete to portly

Teenage Jerry Falwell was a baseball athlete . As a highschooler, he was recruited to join a professional baseball league. In middle and later age, Reverend Falwell came to suffer from obesity. Atmakaraka athletic Mangala expanded by generous Guru ++ Guru casts drishti upon lagna-1 (portliness).

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

  • Zukra-Singha * appreciation of regal confidence * likes admiration * enjoys applause * prefers creative partners * attracted to artistic performers * bargains to play radiant central roles * delighted by celebrity * charmed by romantic pleasures * pleased by ceremonial display * brightly theatrical arrangements
  • Zukra-5 * seeks pleasure via refined gaming * enjoys center-stage beauty * creative feminine-figures * pleasing children * talented students * delights in financial speculation * political grace * aesthetic designs to adorn the heart * graceful solar plexus * dramatic relationships * sweet celebrity romance * delights in fine arts * appreciation of entitlements
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * sweetened surrender * gracious abandonment * attracts vacuous feminine-figures * appreciation for fair terms of dissolution * disoriented negotiations * unconcerned with conventional beauty * empty contracts * apathetic arrangements * impermanent agreements * prefers relationships with spiritual partners


Zukra activates 2-values-fulfillment, speech, face

Zukra activates 7-agreements, contracts, deals, bargains, partnership

  • Moral Majority 1933-2007 Rev. Jerry Falwell * Kuja-yuti-Guru * agreed to supply the majority Christian White Evangelical vote and fund USA 1980-1984 national elections. Agreements were not legalized due to Zukra-yuti-Ketu


Ketu-4 offers freedom from constraint in schooling. Financial matters in funding of Liberty University = contradictory due to the anti-government rhetoric yet students and leadership demand government scholarships, loans, and public funding. Yet this incoherence is not challenged (Ketu) by the financial-aid funding agencies.

Founded in 1971 during Falwell's Mangala-Zukra bhukti, Liberty University promotes an anti-government rhetoric. Yet while training generations of students to view the governing principle of separation of Church and State with contempt, this institution continues to accept millions of dollars in government aid every year

For Mesha-Chandra, sweets-seeking Zukra activates financial 2nd (capital) ++ 7th (contracts) -from-Chandra-lagna

As always for Vrishabha lagna nativities, sweet-seeking Zukra = BOTH lagnesha + rogesha. The sweets may become toxic.

Zukra occupies the political 5th-from-Chandra

  • Zukra activates Tula-6 crime, malfeasance, victim narrative, exploitation ++ Zukra-yuti-Ketu dispersed boundaries in matters political (Simha) money [Zukra]
  • Simbha-Zukra located in political 5th-from-Chandra
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu dispersed boundaries in matters of promise and agreement + Zukra rogesha disputes, treachery, broken promises

Zukra-yuti-Ketu Falwell was noted for making and breaking contracts and promises in the areas of finance and alliance.

Zukra-yuti-Ketu * Zukra = grace * Ketu = disgrace

During Rahu-Zukra bhukti in 1987, Falwell expediently (Rahu drishti into Zukra) agreed to assume leadership (Rahu-10) of the disgraced but profitable PTL televangelism empire. Six months later -- still in Zukra bhukti -- Falwell walked out of the organization (Ketu abandonment).


lagnesha Zukra with disconnector Ketu in Simha = heart ailment

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

Yogakaraka ruler of 9+10

  • Shani-Makara-Draco * heavy old institutions * obliged to conform to the time-clock * rigidly ranked hierarchies * strict regimes * pressure to complete socially required duties * structural compression upon knees-calves-skeleton * strictly imposed protocols * must normalize old rules * unyielding pressure of public judgment * class-conscious elders * punitive regulators * must endure proletarian manners * must continue to work * scarce building resources
  • Shani in Bhava-10 (beneficial placement) * 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 * supports socially-approved, rigidly dutiful lawgiver-roles * elders maintain high ranking duties

Shani imposes Leadership responsibilities in 10-corporate order ++ 11-revenues

hardworking, change-resisting Shani occupies career-defining, social-ordering, leadership-seeking 10th-from-Chandra

Shani-9-Makara in career 10th-from-Chandra ensures a long-lasting and influential public career in the fields of theology, preaching, indoctrination, humanistic sciences, ideology, beliefs

Despite being involved in nefarious financial schemes, Falwell maintained high public dignity throughout his life

During the course of lifetime of holding public positions, Falwell became a very wealthy man Yet, his treasury is locked into legal trusts so that potential for exposure of hypocrisy and scandal are lawfully blocked. Shani is lawful.

Shani-9 drishti to 11 ++ drishti to Surya-Budha- 3 ++ drishti to 6 exploitations

Falwell's teleministry fundraising campaigns(Surya + Budha-3) appealed to low-mobility and elderly listeners and other socially rigid constituents [Shani]) who feared social change. Donations from this sangha -- small, humble donations - efficiently collected via the economic network of Rahu-10 -- funded his evangelistic and political-gambling ventures

Shani-Makara-9 maintainer of doctrinal uniformity. in 11th-from-11th builds a revenue base from the congregation of believers. Shani's power engages the community of the fearful

Shani monolithic uniformity vs. USA cultural-religious plurality

Falwell's fundraising campaigns promised donors that their support would help to impose [Shani] the singular cultural morality of predominantly rural-Christian ethnic-white folkways via the mandates of legal institutionalization [Shani].

National no-exceptions legislation [Shani] to enforce a single local moral code

it is a perpetual cycle in pluralistic Euro-America where Mithunaya-ruled commercially driven mixed populations are occasionally beset by a fervently legislative moralistic movement. It is allowed because Shani is a friend of America's planetary patron Budha. However, these campaigns (for example, Prohibition) no matter how sanctimonious allways fail due to the underlying pluralistic fabric of the nation.

Falwell saw opportunity (Rahu) to capitalize on the Shani populations who fear variety [Guru] and choice [Surya].

The obedient congregants (Shani-9) wanted to enforce legalization [Shani] of a single ethnic morality (Chandra receives drishti of Shani) despite and in disregard of the historic assurance of separation of Church and State established in the USA constitution.

Within the USA's pluralistic society and given the long history of constitutional law in the USA, Naturally, their dream would not manifest except temporarily until voted out (such as slavery, alcohol prohibition, and other anti-commercial regimes which were toppled by the overarching guidance of business-Budha.) Yet Shani does not surrender He only resists.

Shani-9 in 10th-from-Chandra also receives expansive, generous drishti of Guru-Kanya-5 = large numbers of humble folk who identify with a political narrative of accusation, exploitation, and imbalance

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

  • Rahu-Kumbha (svakshetra) * shimmering illusion of profitable webworks * over-reaching friendliness * mirage of knitted netting knotwork * fabulous marketplace associations * extraordinary electro-magnetic connections * intriguing ecologies * mask of lawfully interlinked systems * fascinating achievements * culturally mixed social networks * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of scientific futurism * extravagant assemblies * finds opportunity in economic distribution * craves community-linkage * seeks privilege via socialite-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-11 * passion for rewards * in Roguish Rahu's svabhava co-ruled by materialistic Shani * the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous social attainments * outsider who cleverly insinuates into social-networking roles * risky marketplace gains * instrumental revenues * astounding awards * extraordinary economies * desires system linkage * * contrived assemblies * opportunistic community activism * ambitious friends * craves profitability * culturally-mixed gridworks * expedient fellowship * appears as a voluntary associate * fascinating achiever * looks like a relative of the father's people * thrillingly high earnings * boundary-breeching connections * trespasses the normal cultural limits on distribution networks

Dhanayoga * natural born marketplace agent = super-economics Rahu in bhava-11 ++ Rahu-Kumbha

Raised by an atheist father and never religious in his youth, Falwell underwent a doctrinal conversion at age 18.5 during the expedient Surya-Rahu bhukti. From that decisive moment forward, he understood himself to have been Chosen as a faith leader with a mass-communications (Kumbha) focus.

Rahu-10 the Impostor craves public respect

  • Falwell used "Doctor" as his personal title, referring to himself respectfully as "Dr. Falwell". Yet Mr. Falwell's academic credential consisted of a bachelor's diploma from an unaccredited college. He had never earned a university doctoral diploma (nor even started a doctoral study program.
  • Although he possesses no earned doctorate, Falwell adopted the professional authority title "doctor" (meaning Learned One).
  • Although he never served as a government official, either appointed or elected, Falwell claimed to represent the political governance (10) choices of millions of voters.

Rahu seeking profits via connecting (Kumbha) the isolated, invisible, needy populations of 12

As the inimitable coach-of-commerce Dale Carnegie famously declared, in order to make money in the USA one must "find a need and fill it"!

Here was the Need. Exacerbated by Rahu- in profit-seeking 11th from Chandra-12, Rahu's opportunistic quest for The Dream was motivated emotionally by community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Rahu-Kumbha-10 in 11th-from-Chandrahandra defines Falwell's future = shut-ins, elderly, and socially isolated audience.

Mesmerizing Rahu-10 the Leader-Opportunist

Rahu in bhava-10 opportunities via leadership, decision-making, executive powers suggests that Falwell saw his best chance for social mobility (Rahu) via outreach (Kumbha) to national audience

A remarkable percentage of his listeners were elderly shut-ins and invalids with no physical access to a social community. In olden days, their social life would have materialized mainly in context of weekly attendance in a physical congregation of worship. It was at church that they met friends and extended family, and in that fellowship they reinforced their whole-person well-being. Their need for familiar connection through values-based worship was easily exploitable by a Rahu-Kumbha economic systems genius such as Falwell.

The mechanism displays typical Rahu genius.

  • The membership (Kumbha groups) connected to the outside world only via television or radio broadcast
  • they completed the exchange-linkage by telephone to give their financial donation, thus satisfying their need for community and creating a route for economic participation in a social cause
  • However, in fact these donors remained anonymous (Kumbha) except to the telephone receptionist who issued them a donor number


  • 1979 begins Moral Majority organization * Rahu-Shani bhukti
  • Nov-1980 acknowledged as a hidden, primary agent ensuring the election of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan * Rahu-Shani bhukti

Rahu-Kumbha-10 amplifies desire for executive empowerment in the Network of the Unseen, Invisible Economics f the Unseen, Opportunistic Rahu-Kumbha's ambition for privilege via marketplace linkage. Rahu enjoys maximum strength in Kumbha large assemblies, community, economic systems

Typical of loophole-slithering Rahu the Mixer, Falwell's Moral Majority movement sought to avoid entrapment by the legally embedded principles of US constitutional separation of Church and State -- while appearing (Rahu appearances) to uphold the "greater" sacred law..

Mixing the categories of private belief with public regulation, Falwell's Christian Nation initiative* mixed-and-stirred * matters of private religious conviction into the realm of public governance decisions about who may hold public office.

Rahu-10 expediently blurs reality, opportunistically amplifies the Illusion of Order

Despite the conventionalized outward personality conferred by a steady and hierarchical Shravana-Shani-9, Falwell's Rahu-10 shows a successfully opportunistic, marketplace (Kumbha) rule-breaker and risk-taker

Falwell argued (Kanya-Kuja-5 logical arguments in politics) that, under the doctrine of The Christian Nation, there was a principled justification for blurring the distinction (Rahu) between Church and State. The historical fact that the USA constitution specifically forbids that blurring was considered negotiable by Falwell .

Falwell was not the first and likely will not be the last to promote a Shani-style no-choices society = one-faith, one-language, one-ethnicity, one-political-party. However, the USA is a pluralistic society in reality. Shani's endless insistence upon social homogeneity is a permanent voice in American governance but it rarely succeeds due to the commercial pattern [Budha] being more authentic.

Rahu Mahadasha * age 42.2 until 60.2 * duration 18 years * 1973 until 1991

Structured by Rahu's ruler Shani-9 in 11th-from-11th, Falwell's campaign to mix matters of Church and State continued to mount from 1973 collapse of the conformity-seeking Nixon administration. From end of Nixon's regime, Falwell built himself an essential role in the nationwide conservative Republican political promotion of the 1980-1988 regime of POTUS-40 American Life 1911-2004 Ronald Reagan.

Moral Majority Rahu-10

From 1978 until 1988, Falwell was one of the most powerful kingmakers of his day. He almost single-handedly delivered the fundamentalist Christian Moral Majority vote to the ascending politically conformist USA Republican party during the 1980 and 1984 Reagan-era elections

According to Wikipedia," In 1979, Falwell founded the Moral Majority, one of the largest political lobby groups for evangelical Christians in the United States. The group is credited with delivering two-thirds of the white, evangelical Christian vote to Ronald Reagan during the1980 presidential election."

Representing Shani's fear of individuality and creativity, the Moral Majority voting block - started in Rahu-Shani bhukti - demanded that winning candidates for social leadership must prove their religious convictions. Co-founder Paul Weyrich, Falwell himself, and the Moral Majority organization are considered to have had the decisive, controlling influence in the control and manipulation of the Conservative Christian voting-bloc.

The millions of dollars in funding that they contributed under the guise (Rahu) of tax-exempt religious donation was in fact used as political capital to subsidize the 1980 campaign of aging [Shani] Reagan.and Republican party operatives throughout the country.

Rahu-Kumbha's Mass Delusion

Although Reagan himself had no religious affiliation and he did not attend worship services at any time during his adulthood, Nevertheless, the power-brokers assured Falwell's faithful that Righteous Reagan was deeply committed to the cause of legally imposing their traditional values upon the nation. He wasn't, but that is the beauty of Smoke-and-Mirrors Rahu,

During the closure era chidra-dasha in 1990-1991, it was a foregone conclusion that the 1992 election would bring a Democratic win. Beginning with the administration of diversity-supporting POTUS-42 My Life 1946- Bill Clinton, Falwell's proposal to return modern USA to the historical time of European nationalized churches lost political viability.

At the end of Rahu Mahadasha, Falwell shuttered the Moral Majority operation. Falwell stopped most of his public political preaching as the Rahu chidra-dasha dwindled, in his late 50's.

Nevertheless, Falwell maintained until his death a recognizable profile as a an iconic figure in the centuries-old Bible Belt. This demographic represents a persistent bloc of folk resistance [Shani] to the Enlightenment principles of government underlying the USA Constitutional separation of Church and State. Friend and foe alike still refer to the infallible reverend as Pope Falwell, in respect to his iconic Shani-Rahu ability to lead and represent that bloc.

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

  • Ketu-Singha * brightly dissociates from creative performance * fragmented entitlements * eccentric intelligence * peculiar brilliance * not limited by celebrity roles * ignores restriction on political opinion * releases a sparkling crimson cloud of divine charisma into the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-5 *ambivalent toward ceremony * eccentric offspring * wandering eldest child * demonstrates dramatic confidence in non-existent things * apathetic toward political displays * ungrounded speculation * disregards standard intelligence * disoriented creativity * incoherent romantic ideals * disinterested in games * liberation via surrender of entitlements * unless other graha in 5 or Ketu's ruler is strong, may prefer to live free from children
  • Ketu-yuti-Zukra * unsatisfied * unsustainable arrangements * invalid promises * broken bargains * dissolved contracts * beautiful injustice * sweetly unfulfilled vows * fragmented negotiations * nicely abandoned alliances * absence of equity * apathetic brokerage * peculiar music * distrust * pleasantly empty relationships * liberating release of vows * for husbandly nativities, may dissolve-or-disconnect the wifely-figures.

Ketu in classroom-5 occupies the dramatic, attention-getting, applause-seeking, political 5th-from-Chandra


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