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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


university director

Rev. Jerry Falwell


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born on Saptami * Krishna Paksha

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities


Agneya * Riksya * Karthika * Alcyone

BPL commentary

For Krittika 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 splendidly Surya-ruled paradigm of Riksya, 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 provided by emissaries from the civilizations of the Pleyades. Their purpose is confidence-raising and light-bringing in creative pursuit of values fulfillment.

Radiant Certainty

Agneya-born gentlemen are often found in politics, in gambling and speculation, or in creative finance. Natural dramatists, Riksya-born are brightly idealistic and self-directed seekers of attention.


Vrishabha-Urisha-pada-2-3-4 express the tension between two-party bargainer Shukra versus one-party autocratic singular nakshatra-pati Surya. Often the intelligence of pada 2-3-4 is focused into the Values-fulfilling sectors of banking and finance, natural resource conservation, music, wines and perfumes, arts, and beauty. Depending on [Yogakaraka] Shani ruler of 9+10, the Vrishabha pada of Krittika have a stronger propensity toward government positions.

Themes of self-importance, individual entitlement, creativity, and confidence may contextualize Krittika's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Krittika-Pleyades

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. [1939] . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 80

"A proud, dignified, and honorable person

  • - an executive type.

He is very ambitious and eager for power

  • and has the ability to achieve his desires.

He has an innate sense of the importance of his destiny .

He expects everything to come to him as his due

  • and usually gets what he sets out to obtain ."


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

Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha

Shukra Mahadasha * age birth until 17.2

11-Aug-1933 Earth-birth in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA * Shukra-Shukra svabhukti * Shukra lagnesha-rogesha

Apr-1939 until Jun-1941 Janma Sade-Sati Mesha [JLF age 6-9]

10-Oct-1948 [JLF age 15] grieved decease of father, Carey Hezekiah Falwell * Shukra-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 12th-from-Surya

1950 [JLF age 18] begin studies at Lynchburg College * Shukra-Ketu chidra-dasha * Shukra-yuti-Ketu * Ketuproduces results of Shukra-4 schooling

Surya Mahadasha * age 17.2 until 23.2

20-Jan-1952 [JLF age 18.5] doctrinal religious conversion * Surya-Rahu bhukti

1956 [JLF age 23] diploma earned from [unaccredited] Baptist Bible College * Surya-Shukra chidra-dasha * Shukra--4 schooling * Shukra-yuti-Ketu unaccredited

1956 [JLF age 23] ordained as a Baptist minister * * Surya-Shukra chidra-dasha * Shukra lagnesha

Chandra Mahadasha * age 23.2 until 33.2

1956 [JLF age 23] begin the Old Time Gospel Hour radio program * Chandra-Chandra svabhukti * Chandra rules 3-radio

12-Apr-1958 [JLF age 25] exchange of vows in marriage 1-of-1 * Chandra-Rahu bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Tula-Mesha * R-K contact Chandra-Mesha

17-Jun-1962 [JLF age 29] celebrated the birth of child-1 * Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 9-children

Mangala Mahadasha * age 33.2 until 40.2

Jun-1968 until May-1971 Janma Sade-Sati Mesha [JLF age 35-38]

1971 [JLF age 38] founded Liberty University * Mangala-Shukra bhukti * Shukra-4 lagnesha ++ janma Sade-Sati

Rahu Mahadasha * age 40.2 until 58.2

28-Apr-1977 [JLF age 44] grieved the decease of mother Helen Virginia Beasley * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 12th-from-Chandra

1979 [JLF age 46] begins Moral Majority organization * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 9-doctrine ++ 10 executive authority

Nov-1980 [JLF age 47] 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-9 congregations rules Rahu-10 leadership + Shani activates public-agency 10th-from-Chandra-Bharani [monies]

Apr-1987 [JLF age 54] highly publicized takeover of the disgraced competitor Praise The Lord [PTL] televangelist ministry * Rahu-Shukra bhukti * lagnesha -rogesha criminal environments

Oct-1987 [JLF age 54] suddenly quits the PTL * Rahu-Shukra bhukti [Shukra-yuti-Ketu] unsustainable deals, contract-dissolver

Guru Mahadasha * age 58.2 until decease age-73

Apr-1998 until Jun-2000 Janma Sade-Sati Mesha [JLF age 65-67]

15-May-2007 [JLF age 73] dematerialization via myocardial infarction, at his work-desk * Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha

Distinctive features of the Nativity


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

[homebound bandesha for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[bright center of messages about local culture]

[radiant evangelist of folkways]

[confidently communicates about familiar habits]

[dramatically presents protective information]

[center-stage roles in signaling about security]



  • [Surya-Karkata] Bhanu * ray of light * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the nourishing caretaking rashi of Chandra
  • [Surya in bhava-3] center of commerce * mercantile intelligence * smart reports * dramatic instructional delivery * creative descriptions * sparkling retinue * splendid games of manual-skill * self-referential announcements * admirable handcraft * cinematic genius * smart technology * focus on teamwork * entertaining explanations * administrative entitlements * confident writing * eye on process management * regal messaging * bright center of discourse * brilliant gesturing * father may be a businessman-craftsman-communicator
  • [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 * Aśleṣa = rules

  • 4-schooling, old ways, rural customs, security, familiarity, home-culture, ancient times, way of life
  • activates Simha Arudha lagna = politicizing of education

[Surya-yuti-Budha] Karkata-3 soothing old-ways programming = emotional security delivered via television .

Surya in bhava-3 rules

  • schools, foundational culture, primary education. ++ contains lagnesha Shukra-yuti-Ketu
  • JLF served as director of Liberty University for many years. Founded during Shukra bhukti

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


Dad = Mr. Carey Hezekiah Falwell was a farmer and local businessman Surya in bhava-3

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

Surya in bhava-3 rules Shukra-yuti-Ketu-4

  • Dad operated a bordello
  • Dad secretly sold bootleg liquor [Shukra liquor * Ketu bootleg] during US Prohibition
  • Surya-Aśleṣa rules Shukra-yuti-Ketu women, money, liquors
  • Ketu-dispersed and disregarding criminal consequences.

6th-from-Surya showing troubles for the father

  • matches the bhava-8 of the pious son, while 8th-from-Surya in JLF's nativity [camouflaged assets, secret monies - including bribery] shows dad's inclination to profit by taking risks in undisclosed operations

8th-from-Surya contains ambitious, risk-rewarding [Dhaniṣṭha] Rahu-Kumbha

  • In addition to operating a bordello and selling illegal liquor during Prohibition, Dad was also a severe alcoholic and a fratricidal murderer
  • Dad was drunk when dad shot and killed his own brother [JLF's uncle] .
  • Unlike his institutionally devout son, Dad was an agnostic alcoholic who died of liver cancer.

Yet Dad was never jailed or cited for any legal infractions.

  • Risk-rewarding Rahu is beneficial in any 6/8 angle

[Dhaniṣṭha] Rahu-Kumbha occupies the prominent 10th-bhava in JLF's nativity, suggesting that JLF also understood how to manage highly profitable risks


matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]

[busy sahaja-pati for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[intuitively competitive in business]

[sensitive innovative administrator]


[Bharani-1] = [navamsha Chandra-Simha]

  • [Chandra-Mesha] comforted by forward pursuit * settled into warrior rhythms * needs vitality
  • [Chandra in Bharani-Yamya] needs to carry valuable burdens * safeguards the treasuries * protects precious values
  • [Chandra in classroom-12] draws comfort from dreams * familiar with ancestor guidance * accustomed to private prayer * nested into secluded enclosures * needs to fantasize * acculturated to Other Worlds * soothed by imaginative inspiration * repeating pulse of intuition * anchored by contemplation * seeks protective sanctuary * comfortable with isolation * undulating sleep * mother may be unavailable, withdrawn, reflective, sleepy, a researcher


Chandra in classroom-12 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.
  • JLF cited mom as the source of his cultural foundations [rules-4] .
  • JLF and his twin brother were said to have been emotionally identified with mom's sanctuary-seeking piety Chandra in classroom-12


Surya-and-Chandra occupy the dignified 4-10 angle, suggesting a mutually respectful relationship between Mother [Soma-12] and Father [Surya-3] .

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 in Bharani] secures the values, wealth protections, rules

  • bhava-3 radio-television-evangelism. advertising, communications, commerce
  • contains [Surya-yuti-Budha]
  • televangelism in a familiar talk-format appealed primarily to those isolated in their homes, not attending church services in their towns, but needing the solace of the old message

Chandra Mahadasha * age 23.2 until 33.2

Customary Culture Chandra-12 imagination prayer seclusion isolation

activates Blithely Broadcasting Budha

  • American televangelist fundamentalist Christian preacher Jerry Falwell built a radio-television empire that commanded an audience of millions.
  • His listeners [3] 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 Chandra = Meets a Need

JLF 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 evokes the soothing feelings of the land-rooted, comforting security of the nourishing, protective settlements, grounded through their ancient agrarian roots, ruts, routines.

JLF's most famous radio-television program and fundraising platform was the Old Time Gospel Hour

  • OTGH delivered the familiar, pulsing rhythms of rural church services via a modern technology [Budha] radio-television format.Chandra-1 rules

Familiar face, familiar feelings, familiar routine

Rhythmic pulse of the message

  • JLF's familiar square face [Bharani] = alternately soothing-or-angry voice both praised and criticized the congregation.

Atmakaraka Kuja-Kanya drishti to parenting Chandra-12

  • Throbbing 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

Chandra in classroom-12 cares for the shut-ins, the isolated, the distant

JLF 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.

Fantasizing Chandra in classroom-12 offers Moral stabilizing, protection

JLF's audience believed that their small charitable donations were being used to rescue a morally decrepit nation.

  • The take totaled millions per month
  • Primarily consisting of invalids [12] and rural poor, they gave enthusiastically to JLF's fundraising campaigns that promised to stabilize [Chandra] America's drifting moral foundations.

Profitability of Outreach to the Isolated, Left-Behind, Forgotten

[Dhaniṣṭha] Rahu-Kumbha-10 occupies the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

JLF provided leadership [10] to a mission with a mesmerizing fundraising power Rahu-Kumbha


MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations

[7th from Chandra-12]

  • bhava-6 service ministry, helpfulness, aide, imbalance, exploitation, crime
  • Tula balancing, equity-seeking, negotiating, advocacy, partnership

Surya-Rahu bhukti, 1952 = meets wife-to-be

  • On the same night and in the same church as his doctrinal religious conversion [age 18.5] , Falwell met his future wife.

Chandra-Rahu bhukti, 1958 = marries

  • Three children were born into the marriage.
  • The couple enjoyed a lifetime union that was uninterrupted by legal divorce or public disagreement.
  • Falwell remained legally married for nearly 50 years until his decease

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.

  • 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.
  • Shukra-yuti-Ketu-4 rules 7th-from-Chandra, suggesting an apathetic, medicated, or disengaged spouse.


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

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


  • [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-5] drive toward creativity * pursuit of games * pioneering speculation * dynamic style of flamboyant display * competitive children * energized by romance * political conquests * productive intelligence * push toward celebrity * champion of romance * promotes choice-making *propulsive genius * actively charming
  • [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


  • Mangala-5 occupies the emotionally distressed 6th-from-Chandra = grievance politics
  • Kuja-5 rules 7-Bargains and Deals, arrangements, contracts, agreements * negotiations, vows, covenant, pledges, promises
  • Kuja-5 rules Chandra in Bharani-Yamya -12
  • Mangala rules Vṛścika 10th-navamsha, containing the financial-secrecy powerhouse Rahu-yuti-Shukra

= pulsating emotional vigor

6/8 POLITICS Kuja-yuti-Guru -5 speculative finance, gaming, celebrity

  • JLF 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 has a controlling stake in the personality due to Kuja ruling-and-aspecting Chandra

Kuja-yuti-Guru puts the combined rulers of 7 + 8 + 11 + 12 into the political 5th bhava

  • a powerful career in creative performance within the argumentative and accusatory [Kanya] bhava-5 entertainments.

doctrine [Guru] +++ a bit of bullying [Kuja-Kanya]

  • Multiplied by Brihaspati's natural largesse, Falwell's preaching narrative of angry blaming, cajoling, and dramatic complaining had a dynamically expansive energy


many enemies = Guru in 6th-from-Chandra ++ defeats the enemies = Mangala in 6th-from-Chandra

  • 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 Vṛścika 8th-from-Chandra

  • = emotional impetus toward hidden assets, hidden relationships, hidden power
Mangala Mahadasha * age 33.2 until 40.2

JLF rose to prominence via a style of 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 mainly rural population felt [Chandra] victimized by their declining quality of life
  • They were aggrieved from watching the social classes which had been beneath them [black slaves and black underclass] seeming to rise in status under government protection.

Kanya narrative = unfair, accusatory

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

  • JLF's radio and TV talk shows in the 1970's featured an accusatory [Kanya] criticizing rhetoric anti-minority and anti-choice
  • the "Religious Right" style of argumentation = based on a fundamentalist biblical exegesis [Shani-9 conservative exegesis]

Aggressive criticism Mangala-Kanya

JLF's aggressive accusatory rhetoric provided a focus for the audience's feelings of injustice [Kuja-Kanya] .

  • JLF vigorously [Mangala] denounced [Kanya] the social justice campaigns of fellow Christian pastor USA Civil Rights 1929-1968 Rev. Martin Luther King,
  • in later years, JLF mounted a bitter narrative against LGBTQ+ persons and their civil rights.


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

  • [Pushya]
  • [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-3] [svabhava] narrative of cohort collaboration * chatty siblings * articulate announcements * discusses commerce * instructions for management * conversations about information technology * clever programming * logical reporting * talks about daily business * handles information * skillful printing * scripted dialog * text instructions * writes lyrics * detailed media-messaging * communication tactics * explains marketing * quick manufacturing * descriptive process * signaling gestures
  • [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


Budha-yuti-Surya rules

  • 2-values-fulfillment, speech, face
  • 5-politics, drama, entertainment, publications, creative performance
  • Dhanapathi-2 = Budha in bhava-3 [svabhava] capitalization [2] of self-owned business [3]

svakshetra Budha in bhava-3 [svabhava] Broadcasting Budha activates 3-commerce, message delivery, radio-television

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

Businesslike 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.


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


* multiple service intelligences * grievance politics * many ministries to celebrity-royal players

  • [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-5] much creativity * many intelligences * many entitlements * numerous games * diverse entertainments * many romances * extensive self-glorification * children identified with paradigmatic beliefs * expansion of political display * development of drama * optimistic in speculations * patron of creative performance * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may be a game-player
  • [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 in bhava-5 catechism of belief = rules

JLF predated 6th-from-Chandra 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 [Chandra].

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.

Combined rulers of 8 + 12 = Guru-yuti-Mangala -5 politics, drama, entertainment, speculative finance

Guru randhresha [taxes] occupies 6th-from-Chandra = double protection from consequences

  • Although many of his financial activities contradicted campaign-finance and tax law, JLF faced no consequences
  • He triumphed in a number of defamation lawsuits although he lost a few litigious battles as well.
  • Despite intentionally misusing tax-free religious donations for political contributions to the Reagan election, JLF was never indicted.

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

Under auspice of randhresha Guru, using the USA federal tax [8] exemptions which protect religious organizations, JLF transformed abundant [8] charitable donations into a political boon [Guru-5]

  • For two decades, JLF's political beneficiaries, in turn, prevented tax-authority inquiry into his organization's finances.

Randhesha Guru-5 activates Meena-11 fundraising

Kuja-yuti-Guru * agreed to supply the majority Christian White Evangelical vote and fund USA 1980-1984 national elections. Agreements were not legal due to Shukra-yuti-Ketu

JLF's tax-free political 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,
  • unlike most fellow televangelists, he 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 [Guru-Kanya] Falwell and his advisors were able to camouflage political campaign monies to appear to be un-taxable religious donations.

eventually, the US Treasury department intervened, yet Falwell was never convicted of any crime.

Ruler of 8-covered + 11-revenues

During the course of lifetime of holding public positions, Falwell became a very wealthy man

  • Yet, his treasury is locked into legally masked family trusts

Power of Guru-Drishti

Drishti of randhresha Guru-Kanya-5 into doctrinal-authority 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 drishti to bhava-1 = Physique * from athlete to portly

  • Teenage Jerry Falwell was a baseball athlete .
  • As a highschooler, JLF 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] .


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

[energizing lagnesha for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[inimical rogesha for Urisha indriya-lagna]




  • [Shukra-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
  • [Shukra-4] [dik-bala] seeks pleasure via home-based routines * likes the seasonal rhythms of nature * enjoys real-estate finance * attractive gardens * strong feminine presence in the home * aesthetic of domestic stability * pleasing designs to adorn the chest * beautiful breasts * lovely torso * appreciation of owned properties * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be a homemaker-farmer-driver-schoolteacher-police
  • [Shukra-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


Shukra-4 activates

  • 11-personality, appearance, embodiment, momentum, innovation
  • 6-crime, conflict, imbalanced arrangements, unfair conditions
  • from Chandra, rules 2-speech-values + 7-agreements, contracts, deals, bargains, partnership

Financial [Shukra] Conflict and hypocrisy for lagnesha-rogesha Shukra-yuti-Ketu

Rogesha Hypocrisy and intentional misrepresentation regarding education [4]

  • JLF's political connections brought substantial government funding into Liberty University's coffers
  • while at the same time he was engaged in vigorous preaching against government agencies and particularly against financial assistance programs.
  • JLF also consistently addressed himself as Doctor Falwell, despite having no earned doctorate


  • Dad operated a bordello = Surya rules 4
  • Many women in the home, although they are of a spacey nature = Shukra-yuti-Ketu--4


Founded in 1971 during Falwell's Mangala-Shukra 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

Collapsing Ketu -4 offers freedom - and incoherence - educational funding [Shukra]

  • 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.

For Mesha-Chandra, sweets-seeking Shukra activates financial 2nd [capital] ++ 7th [contracts] -from-Chandra-lagna

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

[Purvaphalguni] Shukra-Singha occupies the political 5th-from-Chandra

  • Shukra activates Tula-6 crime, malfeasance, victim narrative [story of being eaten] , exploitation ++ [Shukra-yuti-Ketu] dispersed boundaries in matters political [Simha] money [Shukra]

Shukra-yuti-Ketu dispersed boundaries in matters of promise and agreement + Shukra rogesha disputes, treachery, broken promises

  • Falwell was noted for making and breaking contracts and promises in the areas of finance and alliance.

Shukra-yuti-Ketu * Shukra = grace * Ketu = disgrace

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


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


[Yogakaraka for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[conventional orthodoxy]

[maintains the hierarchical doctrine]

[rigidly class-conscious father]


  • [Shani-Makara-Draco] heavy old institutions * obliged to conform to the time-clock * rigidly ranked class-systems * 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 disciplined work * scarce building resources * maintainer of old hierarchies
  • [Shani in Bhava-9] slow time-structured worldview * must maintain the patriarchal faith * imposes the old convictions * delayed understanding * punitive ideologies * cautiously conventional professors * judgmental father * conservative religious hierarchy * global scale of responsibilities * heavy doctrinal pressures * blocks new viewpoints * preacher's fatigue * intolerance for sacerdotal innovation * pragmatic time-tested principles * materialistic paradigm of belief * rigidly dutiful guidance * elders preserve strict sacred rules


Shani rules

Shani in Bhava-9 rules

  • 9- dharma, doctrine, sacred teachings, priesthood
  • 10-corporate order, statutory authority, elite positions
  • owns-and-occupies career-defining, social-ordering, leadership-seeking 10th-from-Chandra

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

hardworking, change-resisting, yogakaraka Shani

  • Despite being involved in nefarious financial schemes, Falwell maintained high public dignity throughout his life
  • JLF died at his work-desk


  • to 11 gainfulness, community, income
  • to audiences, communications, containing Surya-Budha- 3
  • 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.

  • small, humble donations from this sangha [9] funded his evangelistic, political-gambling, and family-enrichment ventures

ORTHODOXY = revenue base

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
  • Mithunaya-ruled commercially driven mixed populations are occasionally beset by a fervently conformist 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
  • always fail due to the underlying pluralistic fabric of this diverse nation

Shani responds to anxiety

Listening Śrāvaṇa Shani in 10th-from-Chandra represents a leader of populations who fear variety [Guru] and choice [Surya].

  • Despite a pluralistic society and given the long history of constitutional law in the USA, notwithstanding the historic assurance of separation of Church and State established in the USA constitution. The anxious and obedient congregants [Shani-9] wanted legalization [Shani] of a single national moral doctrine [9]

USA is a commercial nation. Slavery, alcohol prohibition, and other anti-commercial regimes were all eventually 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

  • Shani in a leadership position had a following from large numbers of humble folk who identify with a political narrative of accusation, exploitation, and imbalance


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



  • [Rahu-Kumbha] 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-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-breaching 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


  • Rahu-Kumbha-10 ambition for power using electronic networks

Rahu-10 drishti into

  • 2-banking, speech, historic values, heritage
  • 4-homeland roots
  • 6-crime, exploitation, misdeeds.

natural born marketplace leader Rahu in bhava-10 * ++ Rahu-Kumbha

Surya-Rahu bhukti = Rahu 6/8 from Surya

  • Raised by an atheist father and never religious in his youth, Falwell underwent a doctrinal conversion at age 18.5
  • 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 statutory authority + 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 in 11th-from-Chandra supplies community

connects the isolated, shut-ins, 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.

  • Rahu's opportunistic quest for privilege was motivated emotionally by community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Mesmerizing Rahu-10 the Leader-Opportunist

Rahu in bhava-10 seeks opportunities to gain Privilege via leadership, decision-making, executive powers

  • 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.
  • At church, they met friends and extended family
  • in that fellowship [11] they reinforced their whole-person well-being.
  • The need of this specific audience for familiar connection through values-based worship was easily tapped by a Rahu-Kumbha economic systems operator 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 except to the telephone receptionist who issued them a donor number [Kumbha opposes Surya's self-center]


Rahu Mahadasha * age 40.2 until 58.2

Rahu enjoys maximum strength in Kumbha large assemblies, community, economic systems

Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani-9 rules Rahu-10 * Shani occupies 10th-from-Chandra "the audience"

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

while appearing [Rahu appearances] to uphold the "greater" sacred law. [Shani-9-Śrāvaṇa]

  • Typical of loophole-slithering Rahu the Mixer, Falwell's Moral Majority movement sought to avoid entrapment by the legally embedded principles of USA constitutional separation of Church and State

Rahu the Mixer * Mix-and-Stir

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 Śrāvaṇa-Shani-9, Falwell's Rahu-10 shows a successfully opportunistic, marketplace [Kumbha] rule-breaker and risk-taker

Shani rules Rahu-10 = expedient risk in social policy

doctrine of the Christian Nation

Shani intakes drishti from Kanya-Guru+Kuja-5 = logical arguments in politics

  • Falwell argued that, under the doctrine of The Christian Nation, there was a principled justification [9 principle] for blurring the institutionalized distinction [Rahu-10 ] 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 opportunistically promote a Shani-style no-choices society = one-faith, one-language, one-ethnicity, one-political-party.

  • However, the USA is a Guru-guided pluralistic society in reality.
  • Shani's endless insistence upon social homogeneity is a permanent voice in American governance
  • Yet it rarely succeeds due to the commercial pattern [Budha] being more authentic.
  • Even Falwell knew this, and in later years he supported the legality of civil rights for all Americans

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 classist, 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."

Rahu-Shani Bhukti = Proof of Credenda for Governing Officials

Representing Shani's fear of individuality and creativity, the Moral Majority voting block demanded that winning candidates for social leadership must prove their religious convictions.

Power-hungry Rahu-10 appropriates a convenient resource

  • 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

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 their cause of legally imposing their heritage ethnic values upon the diverse nation.
  • He wasn't, but that is the beauty of Smoke-and-Mirrors Rahu,

Financial Distress during Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 6th-from-Rahu

  • Nearing the end of Rahu Mahadasha, Moral Majority lost most of its donations.
  • Falwell shuttered the operation.

Rahu-Mangala chidra-dasha in 1990-1991 * Rahu runs out of Power

in his late 50's, Falwell stopped most of his public political preaching as the Rahu chidra-dasha dwindled

  • 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 most of its political viability.

GURU MAHADASHA - decease in Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha

Once Rahu's 18 year era of Thrilling Excitement was concluded in 1991, Falwell stopped public policy preaching.

Nevertheless, he maintained until his death a recognizable profile as a an iconic figure in the centuries-old USA 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.
  • 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-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 bondage to parents * abandons the established routines * may prefer to live free from fixed roots
  • [Ketu-yuti-Shukra] 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-4 occupies the dramatic, attention-getting, applause-seeking, political 5th-from-Chandra


lagnesha Shukra with disconnector Ketu in Simha = heart ailment.

In bhava-4 end-of-things, JLF dematerialized via heart-attack, while working at his desk at school [4]


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