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1978-2005 * Il Papa #264

1967-1978 * Cardinale

1964-1978 * Archbishop of Krakowa

John Paul II

a.k.a. Rev. Karol Jozef Wojtyla

Wojtyla pronounced "voy-TIH-wah"


Earthbody-Entry Tuesday-18-May-1920

Earthbody-Exit 02-Apr-2005 (age 85)


Pope John-Paul-2 from 1978 until 2005 * Karol Jozef Wojtyla "Lolek" * 1920-2005

birth information from * tentatively rectified by BP Lama

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

born on Amavasya (Puthuppi Rai, day-15 Krishna Paksha)

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Uttara-azadha * Vaizva

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 details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha calendar


Wojtyla_youngPriest.jpgSurya Mahadasha * age birth until age 4.9

18-May-1920 Earth-birth in Wadowice, Poland * Surya-Mangala bhukti

Chandra Mahadasha * age 4.9 until age 14.9

13-Apr-1929 grieved the decease of mother (Lolek's age 8) * Chandra-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 12th-from-Chandra

1932 decease of elder brother * Chandra-Ketu bhukti

Mangala Mahadasha * age 14.9 until age 21.9

01-Sep-1939 Nazi-Germany invades Poland * Mangala-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 7 + 10 ++ Sade-Sati

1940 hit by a streetcar, suffering a fractured skull * Mangala-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules-6 injury ++ Sade-Sati

18-Feb-1941 grieved decease of father (Lolek's age 20) * Mangala-Zukra bhukti * Zukra produces effect of Ketu + Budha rules 2nd-from-Surya + Sade-Sati

Rahu Mahadasha * age 21.9 until age 39.9

1942 (KW age 22) entered a secret nighttime seminary operated by the Archbishop of Krakow. in Nazi-occupied Poland * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

29-Feb-1944 hit by a German army truck; severe concussion and shoulder injury (again) * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti

01-Nov-1946 ordained (KW age 26) * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru lagnesha

1958 named Bishop of Krakow * Cracovie (KW age 38) * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 8-transformation of identity (contains uttama-Guru, beginning his ascent)

Guru Mahadasha * age 39.9 until age 55.9

26-Jun-1967 named Cardinale of the Vatican (KW age 47) * Guru-Ketu bhukti * Ketu produces effect of Budha karmesha ++ Sade-Sati

Shani Mahadasha * 1976 until 1995 * age 55.9 until age 74.9

16-Oct-1978 elected Papa (KW age 58) * Shani-Shani swabhukti

13-May-1981 shot during assassination attempt * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha maraka * Budha-yuti-Ketu * Budha produces effect of Ketu

1991 diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, albeit this condition would be hidden from the public for the forthcoming 12 years * Shani-Rahu bhukti

Budha Mahadasha * 1995 until 2005 * age 75 until age 84

Oct-1996 Appendectomy surgery * Budha-Budha swabhukti * Budha-yuti-Zukra * Budha produces effect of rogesha Zukra

02-Apr-2005 Lightbody Lift-off (age 85) * Budha-Rahu bhukti

Distinctive features of the Nativity

Wojtyla_Popi_1.jpgSurya * pitrikaraka * jyotikaraka

  • Surya-Vrizabha * Ravaye * the noisy one, the roaring one (Ravi = firebird; Rava = howl, yell, or squawk)
  • Surya in bhava-6 * center of sparkling service * brightly conflicted * focus on imbalance * eye on injustice + exploitation * charming social worker * attention to imbalance, disease * medical entitlements * shines light into broken contracts * authority on litigation * self-righteous accusations * confident in divorce + disagreement * politics of pollution * intelligence for poverty + crime * dramatizes usury + debt * gambles with pharmacy + addictions * central roles in war * father in service ministry such as medicine or military * or father = ill, injured * bright center of the conflict
  • Surya-yuti-Chandra * confidently sensitive, bright comforter, entitled to parent, radiantly rhythmic, creatively intelligent mother, emotional father-figure, politically and culturally aligned parents


Dad served as a non-commissioned military officer Surya in bhava-6


Surya in bhava-6 = attending to the miseries of the disenfranchised

Chandra * matrikaraka * garha-karaka

  • Chandra-Meza * comforted by rhythmic forward pursuitChandra in Krittika * pada 2-3-4 * comforted by confident assertion * protectors of intelligent tradition, the lineage creators, Kri
  • Chandra in classroom-5 * comfort in politics * familiar with speculation + gambling + games * soothed by celebrity * charmed by children * needs to feel the repeating pulse of confident self-expression * emotionally attuned to uniqueness * settled into the rhythm of romance * intelligent customary routines * calmed by artistic performance * undulating creativity
  • Somana-yuti-Budha * Emotionally communicative * sensitive to sibling figures * sheltered by workmates * calmed by a chatty cohort * needs to evangelize * makes empathetic gestures * soothed by conversation * feels like a messenger
  • Somana-yuti-Zukra * Emotionally indulgent * comforted by balanced arrangements * nourished by luxurious pleasures * sensitive to sisterly figures * needs to negotiate * seeks shelter in alliances* preference for owned properties * soothed by beauty * feels like a partner
  • Somana-yuti-Ketu * Emotionally scattered * sensitive to disoriented figures * indifferent to local customs * disengaged mother * soothed by disintegration * dissolves the comforting routines * needs to wander * feels like a pilgrim


Mom = Emilia Kaczorowska. She was a schoolteacher * Somana-yuti-Budha Sadly, she suffered from heart and liver problems Somana-yuti-Zukra rogesha, which caused her premature death at young Karol's age 9

Kuja * bhratru-karaka * virya-karaka



  • Mangala-Kanya * vigorous pursuit of logical argumentation * proactive medication * thrust toward service * push toward unfairness * champion of litigious accusation, medical treatment plans, aggressive indictments, investigative journalism
  • Mangala in bhava-10 * dig-bala * drive toward high position * pursuit of social authority * fights for rank and status * invasive regulation * hierarchical dynamics * energized governing conquests * champion of leadership elites
  • Mangala-10 parivartamsha Budha-5

To succeed in matters of the Vatican and its legacy, one must be possessed of a capacity for cloistered, enclosed, under-the-table and behind-closed-doors operations. Distinguished atmakaraka Mangala-10 rules -the unseen bhava 12

Budha * bandhava-karaka * zisya-karaka

  • Budha-Meza * innovative communications * pioneering pronouncement * articulation of dynamic movement * discusses physical experience * vigorous descriptive explanations * challenging conversation * messages about contests * vocabulary of vitality * hands-arms-shoulders send competitive gestures
  • Budha in bhava-5 * narrative of drama, politics, creativity * discusses children, entitlement, entertainment, describer of divine intelligence, explainer of romance, delivers instructions for politics, poetry, creative literature, games, love, fame, human delights , talks about idealism, royalty, uniqueness, artistic performance, radiant confidence, celebration, glitter and glamour, splendor.
  • Budha-yuti-Chandra * explainer of feelings * affinity for caretaking, parental roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * articulation of comfortable routines, message of sensitivity and emotional flow, intuitively talkative mother
  • Budha-yuti-Zukra * explainer of balanced arrangements * affinity for diplomatic conversations * parity-seeking communicator roles * enjoys words * sweet descriptions * delivers instruction about relationships * vocabulary of balanced arrangements * articulator of equity in agreements * message of fairly bargained contracts * skilled in songwriting * talkative sister-cousin-cohort * detailed lyricist * attracts chatty partners , talkative sister-cousin-cohort, lyricist
  • Budha-yuti-Ketu * explainer of impermanence * affinity for dissociative, dissolving roles expressing skills of communication, explanation, description, instruction * explainer of impermanence, articulation of surrender, signals abandonment, message of the observing Witness, talkative spirits
  • Mangala-10 parivartamsha Budha-5

Vigorous and prolific public speaker and a singer of beautiful voice * Budha-yuti-Zukra.

Kanya-Mangala atmakaraka parivartamsha with Budha +++ Mangala drishti upon Budha. It is said that he once gave 25 speeches in a single day without repeating himself.

MANGALA IMPACT * Shani-Budha bhukti

  • 13-May-1981 shot during assassination attempt * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha maraka * Budha-yuti-Ketu * Budha produces effect of Ketu
  • Ketu-Meza-5 politics guns, blood, attacks receives Parashari drishti of atmakaraka Mangala (gunshot).
  • Ketu-yuti-Chandra * Ketu-yuti-Budha * Ketu-yuti-Zukra * all in 5-politics *
  • Mangala-10 parivartamsha Budha-5
  • all receive drishti of empowered penetrating vidyapathi Mangala-Kanya-10.
  • The Pope immediately forgave his assassin, and continued to rule for another 24 years.

Budha in bhava-5 * Budha-yuti-Chandra * Budha-yuti-Zukra * Budha-yuti-Ketu * Mangala-10 parivartamsha Budha-5

lifelong love of adolescents (5), theatre (5) and singing * Budha-yuti-Zukra

As a young man in Poland during WW-2, Father Wojtyla had a dramatic personal experience of injustice and terror; he often spoke of the monstrosity of the killings. Yet the Roman-rite Catholic hierarchy chose not to protest the horrors of genocide and torture during the war or afterward, and Father Wojtyla chose not to lay blame but rather to continue to promulgate the stance of invisibility (12) and non-involvement. Budha-yuti-Ketu the Witness.

Guru * dhavakaraka * bahuta-karaka


  • Guru-Karkata * uttama * much shelter, many caretakers, believes in ancestral ways and rhythms, doctrine of ancient ways, expansive security, expands the scope of the local settlement, develops farms and gardens, multiple dwellings, many parent-figures
  • Guru in bhava-8 * much secrecy * many sudden changes * many confidences * multiple trauma events * numerous identity transformations * generous in-laws * extensive tantra * expansion of undisclosed activities * abundance of initiations * many mysteries * generation of emergencies * hidden teachers * believes in invasive healing * patron of rejuvenating surgeries

Brihaspati is the kharesha

A powerfully transformative uttamsha lagnesha in randhrasthana demands multiple deaths-and-rebirths = most of them painful

  • As a young man in Poland in 1940, Lolek was hit hard by a streetcar, suffering a fractured skull * on 29-Feb-1944 , KW was again subject to blunt-force trauma when hit by a German army truck; severe concussion and shoulder injury (again) * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti Later he would develop the devastatingly painful condition called Parkinson's Disease. The Vatican would hide KW's health crisis from the public for 12 years.

Guru-Karkata-8 * uttama = Many, many secrets and mysteries, covering areas from finance to relationships to health.

Although KW was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 1991 during his Shani-Rahu bhukti, his doctor notified only the top brass of the Vatican. They kept KW's health conditions secret from the devout public. Finally after 12 years, in 2003, the Vatican announced KW'ss painful degeneration into the tremors and aches of Parkinson's disease. Many were called to a deeper faith through his display of physical suffering.

Guru in bhava-8 rules the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra

Zukra * svadhu-karaka * kalatra-karaka

  • Zukra-Meza * appreciation of competitive movement, likes innovation, attracted to champions, pleasures of conquest, athletic sensuality, enjoys direct action, aristocratic arrangements
  • Zukra-5 * pleasure of dramatic gaming enjoys center-stage equity * feminine-figures are prominent in the creative * political environments * pleasing designs to adorn the heart * graceful solar plexus * literary and fine arts * appreciation of creativity
  • Zukra-yuti-Chandra * sweetened security * gracious caretaking * appreciation for nourishing protection * emotionalized negotiations * sheltering arrangements * soft caretaking beauty * sheltering arrangements * balanced caretaking * soothed by beauty * pleasant emotional response * enjoys local rhythms * arrangements according to the folkways * musical mother-figure * protective contracts
  • Zukra-yuti-Budha * * sweetened messages * gracious explanations * singing and songwriting * articulate negotiations * talkative sister-figures * pleasant conversations * bargaining for business * sibling-cohort communicative arrangements * youthful beauty
  • Zukra-yuti-Ketu * sweetened surrender, gracious abandonment, vacuous feminine-figures, appreciation for fair terms of dissolution, disoriented negotiations, unconcerned with conventional beauty, empty contracts * arrangements according to impermanent agreement

Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka

  • Shani-Simbha (challenging placement) * heavy old entitlements * the weight of old royal drama * obliged to conform to center-stage flamboyant divas * vital energy compression stress zone = heart-spine * must accept pragmatic social restrictions upon creative self-expression * strictly imposed rules governing political affairs * must apply socially required restrictions upon genius, games, drama, children, romance * must endure lowest-common-denominator proletarian entertainments * must work with slow, elderly political game-players * must continue to conduct lawful entitlement ceremonies despite scarce available resources
  • Shani in Bhava-9 * Structured, orderly, time-conscious paradigm of belief. One must preach the old doctrine, old principles; punitive, unyielding ideologies, cautious, conventional father-figures; tense and fearful religious teachers, chronic rigidity of worldview; heavy legacy pressure against freely chosen convictions. Resistance to new teachings. Preacher's fatigue. Resentment toward changes in catechism. Intolerance for sacerdotal innovation. Support for socially-approved, rigidly dutiful roles as high priest, guru-figure, professor, rabbi, sermonizer, proselyte, Old Believer.

Shani-9 rules 3 + drishti into 3 = publications and announcements * Lolek was a prolific writer and translator with countless numbers of short-term travel events (3) to his credit. All messaging involved orthodox doctrine Shani in Bhava-9

was notably "able to accept" the misdoings of the Vatican banking scandal without undue mention of the numerous crimes and criminals involved * Shani in Bhava-9 maintains the priestly hierarchy

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

  • Rahu-Thula-Vanika * shimmering illusion of balance * craving for trade * mask of fairly bargained contracts * over-reaching arrangements * marvelous deals * exciting culturally-mixed partnerships * mirage of deal-making * extraordinary terms of agreement * fascinating alliances * ambitious diplomacy * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) * shimmering illusion of security * craving for customary rhythms * risky policing * mirage of home and shelter * mask of ancestral belonging to a habitual place * illusory acts of protective defense * over-reaching patriotism * fabulous farms and fisheries * fascinating ethnic routines * marvelous localities * intriguing owned properties * extraordinary cetaceans * seeks special importance via apparent (but perhaps not authentic) attributes of motherliness, nationalism, loyalty to the homeland, parent-roles, attributes of  negotiation, equity-assurance * seeks privilege via advocacy, counseling, adviser-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-11 * passion for prizes, achievements * in Roguish Rahu's swabhava co-ruled with Sober Shani ,* the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual social goals and economic attainments. Desires an important, linkage role in social participation and financial networks. Exciting, opportunistic, ambitious friends. Craves profit and gain. Rahu-11 thrives in culturally-mixed commodity-exchange systems. Rahu the Poseur may pose as a friend, a voluntary linker, an economic achiever, a relative of the father's people. Rahu-11 trespasses the cultural boundaries of friendship and community. Boundary-breeching, risk-rewarding Rahu typically enjoys material success in marketplace profits, revenue, earnings due to His social-participation genius.

Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka

  • Ketu-Meza * dissociates from competitive dominance, incomplete nobility, empty arrival, dissolute conquest, not limited by blood or birth, ignores restriction on innovative movement, applies dynamic action to the misty abyss
  • Ketu in classroom-5 * ambivalent toward entitlements, absentee children, apathetic toward the offspring, disregards normal limitations on financial speculation, fragmented or esoteric intelligence, dissolves the glamour of center-stage roles, disperses the romantic adoration. One abandons the usual political behaviors, eccentric style of creativity. Disoriented drama. Plays an incoherent game.
  • Ketu-yuti-Chandra * surrendered sensitivity, empty feelings, unsustainable shelter, ambivalent mother, disinterested in cultural routines, eccentric parenting, emotional apathy, abandoned vessels, incomplete nurturing, distanced from the ethnicity, fragmented caretaking, disconnected roots. Spiritual liberation via release of habitual comforts.
  • Ketu-yuti-Budha * surrendered articulation, empty talk, unsustainable explanations, disconnected siblings, apathetic evangelism, incomplete details, misnomers, fragmented schedules, unfulfilled deliveries, illogical messaging, impermanent plans, spiritual liberation via gestures and discussion. For commercial nativities, may dissolve the ensemble, workgroup, cohort, or team.
  • Ketu-yuti-Zukra * surrendered arrangements * unfulfilled promises * disconnected bargaining * unsustainable contracts * incomplete harmony * fragmented negotiations * abandoned alliances * absence of equity * apathetic brokerage * eccentric music * distrust * dissatisfaction in relationships * Spiritual liberation via release of vows * For husbandly nativities, may dissolve the wifely-figures.

Famed social activist with a particular speaking theme that the wealth of the northern lands ought to be shared with the impoverished southern countries. Zukra yuti Budha-yuti-Ketu--occupies 5-politics

"and now my friends,

all that is true, all that is noble,

all that is just and pure,

all that is loveable and gracious,

whatever is excellent and admirable -

fill all your thoughts with these things."

~~ Epistle to the Philippians 4:8


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