Conan-Doyle in 1914, age 55
writer of the Sherlock Holmes criminal detective novels
political pamphlets, drama, and historical fiction
deeply involved in 19th century spiritualism
proponent of seance and psychism, leader of of 19th-cen spiritualists
mental health issues throughout life
a.k.a. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle
dematerialization 07-Jul-1930 (age 71)
Sherlock Holmes crime-writer + ophthalmologist * 1859-1930 * Arthur Conan Doyle
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle * tentatively rectified by BP Lama
charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Purnavasi * Vutvrta * Jamitra
For Punarvasu births of a masculine valence, the condition of prosperous, preaching, inclusive, broad-scope, philosophical, humanistic Guru may considerably affect the outcome. Masculine births under auspice of Puna, Visaka, or Purvabhadra may find that their worldview is greatly shaped by the character of priestly teachers and guides.
For those born into the Guru-ruled paradigm of Jamitra, teachers, preachers, professors, patrons, agents of generosity and guidance, guru-figures, ideologues, indoctrinators, theorists, know-it-alls, proselytes, philosophers, pontificators, patriarchs, pundits, pater-nosters, proponents of principled understanding, wise-ones, wizards, druids, and paradigms of belief may be especially influential.
Guidance is provided by emissaries from the realm of the Twin Gardeners called Castor-and-Pollux. Their purpose is restoration, renewal, and rehabilitation of lost knowledge.
High forehead. Punarvasu often has a global perspective. The majority of Aditya-born nativities are higher dimensional Seva-wanderers who assume interpretive guidance roles.
Instructing, Explaining, Describing
Mithunaya-Dvamdva pada 1-2-3 represents Guru's rulership of 7-agreements ++ 10- leadership, while also expressing the tension between broad-view Brihaspati versus detail-oriented Bantering Budha. Pada 1-2-3 are blessed with an expansive capacity for evocative description or inspirational speaking. Often excellent writers who can facilitate spiritual growth via specific explanation and detailed description. Pada 1-2-3 are often found in the literary arts, in teaching roles, in academic advising, as travel guides, and as poets who describe the natural world....
Although the Higher Teacher seeks wisdom, for Karkata-Punarvasu the guru-figure may also be adversarial, impoverished, polluted, or ailing (due to Brihaspati rules 6).
Themes of restoration of lost knowledge, gardening, fertility of understanding, wish fulfillment, and conceptual teaching may contextualize Aditya's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Punarvasu
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde (1939) Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 81
"... from Arudra to Punarvasu, a startling change in mental development.
In Punarvasu, the native is possessed of profound intelligence,
He revels in abstract thought
He may be also a poet of high attainment, expressing a fire and vitality in his verse
He will, however, be only moderately successful by worldly standards during his lifetime
Biographical events matched to the Vimshottari Dasha Calendar
Sherlock Holmes 1859-1930 occultist Arthur Conan Doyle * Budha-yuti-Zukra. Raised with conventional religious assumptions, C-D left the foundational (4) rites in order to pursue what he perceived as a higher level of wisdom, which he detected in the psychic spiritualism of his day.
Surya Mahadasha * age birth until 1-month
22-May-1859 Earth-birth in Edinburgh, Scotland * Surya-Zukra chidradasha * Zukra rules 9-worldview
Chandra Mahadasha * age 1-month until 10.1
1864-1867 family breakup; children into foster homes due to artist-father's alcoholism + psychiatric illness * Chandra-Shani bhukti * randhresha Shani-2 family scarcity
1867 - family reassembles living in a squalid tenement due to father's inability to work * Chandra-Ketu bhukti * Ketu-3 incoherence
1868-1876 = educated in Jesuit schools paid for by financially privileged maternal uncles, including year in the sports-oriented elite Jesuit school in Austria * begin luxury schooling during Chandra-Zukra bhukti
Mangala Mahadasha * age 10.1 until 17.1
Rahu Mahadasha * age 17.1 until 36.1
1876-1881 = medical school at University of Edinburg * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu-9 university
1876 C-D's artist father permanently institutionalized for alcoholism, depression, epilepsy * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu-9 father
1880 and 1881 = ship's surgeon on two vessels, encountering near-lethal dangers * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru-1 rules 7-10 career
1885 completed doctoral thesis on the subject of a spinal nerve disease following syphilis * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha publications
1886 first significant writing published "A Study in Scarlet" * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha publications
28-Jan-1889 first child born as his wife completed her delivery, C-D medically attended the mother and child * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 5th-from-Chandra
1891 C-D stops his medical practice in order to write full-time * Rahu-Surya bhukti * Surya rules bhava-3 karakamsha writing
10-Oct-1893 grieved decease of father after many years of psychiatric illness . Doyle referred to 1893 as his annus horribilis * Rahu-Mangala chidradasha * Kuja rules 12th-from-Surya
1893 Sherlock Holmes character dies in "The Adventure of the Final Problem" * Rahu-Mangala chidradasha * Kuja rules 2nd-from-5 death of hero
1893 wife-1 diagnosed with terminal Tuberculosis and given only a few months to live * Rahu-Mangala chidradasha * Kuja rogesha rules 12th-from-7th
Guru Mahadasha * age 36.1 until 52.1
05-Mar-1897: C-D meets horse-lover, athlete and singer 14 yrs his junior Jean Leckie. He falls in love but is not available (Ketu) * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru-1 rules radical-7 ++ 7th navamsha * gochara R-K via Makara-Karkata = gochara Rahu contact radical Chandra
1902 Knighthood bequeathed by British Crown * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 5-celebrity
1902 Sherlock Homes returns in "The Hound of the Baskervilles" * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 5-heroes
1906 loses second and final attempt to be elected to British parliament * Guru-Chandra bhukti *
04-Jul-1906 grieved the decease of first wife Louise, after her long-enduring decline from chronic Tuberculosis * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Shani-parivartamsha-Chandra ++ Shani rules 7th-from-7th from Chandra
18-Sep-1907 following the customary one year of mourning, exchanged the vows of marriage-2 with Jean Leckie (his mistress of 9 years) * Guru-Mangala chidradasha * Mangala-12 parivartamsha Zukra-11 * Kuja gives effect of Zukra * gochara R-K via Mithunaya-Dhanuzya contact Mithunaya swamsha
Shani mahadasha * age 52.1 until 71.1
Oct-1918 son Kingsley dies of pneumonia, after WW-1 injuries; numerous other family deaths many related to the war followed quickly * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Zukra-parivartamsha-Kuja * Kuja rules 2nd-from-5 decease of child
1920 grieves decease of mother * Shani-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 2nd-from-4th
1921 "The Coming of the Fairies" photographic fraud scandal provides evidence of mental illness * Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya rules Ketu-3 incoherence
07-Jul-1930 (age 71) decease in his garden in Surrey of coronary failure and kidney failure * buried in unconsecrated ground near a church due to his claims that he was a spiritualist and not a Christian * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha rules 4-end-of-things
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
Asta-harana Mangala +++ nichha-Surya-12
Dad = Charles Altamont Doyle .When C-D was young, dad suffered a severe mental breakdown, which was poorly diagnosed and violently mistreated, leaving Father with a terrible addiction and a destroyed ego. Father suffered alcoholism, epilepsy, and severe depression .
Dad self-medicated with alcohol, to the extreme of drinking industrial poisons in his disordered distress. His father despite high birth rank was remanded to an insane asylum and the family plunged into poverty. Conan-Doyle visited his father periodically and even included his father's artistic illustrations in some of the Sherlock Holmes serials, but dad was never released from the insane-prison.
After Charles Altamont Doyle's mental breakdown in mid-life, dad was institutionalized permanently, leaving the family in a state of struggle . Surya in bhava-12 suggests an invisible father. Mom developed a second, undisclosed alliance Chandra-8 . Thus neither parent is much supportive albeit there remains a safety net composed of uncles. friends of the family, mother's companion.
Dad remains a connected friend
Despite the grim prospects of 'dual diagnosis' mental illness combined with extreme alcoholism, dad was an artistically gifted and productive illustrator.
Father remained a working artist and C-D published several of his father's drawings in C-D's books. Mangala vriddhipathi provides a lifelong friendship with the dad as well. There is no abandonment or link-breaking between the father and son. Arthur Conan-Doyle accepted custodial responsibility and visiting dad regularly. Sherlock Holmes 1859-1930 occultist Arthur Conan Doyle * Surya-yuti-Mangala as an adult, curated a show of his father's paintings and drawings
CAREER - SURYA
Surya-12 imagination ++ Kuja-rogesha-crime
Chandra-8 comfortable in environments that are dangerous and regenerative such as surgeries, mysteries, hidden forces, crime-fiction, eye-surgeon, occultist. Lingering severe illness of first wife; during which, long secret affair was maintained with the person who became lifepartner-2
C-D maintained a lifelong relationship with his mother, but she was a secretive person Chandra in classroom-8 and not much is known of the details of her life. She knew about and even chaperoned his hidden affair-du-coeur of nine years while his wife was ailing. Chandra-8 + parivartamsha + Mutual-Drishti + Shani-2 lends stability and longevity to the maternal role in his life.
MARRIAGE partnership support expectations
bhava-9 contains Rahu-9
CAREER - KUJA
Mangala-12 parivartamsha Zukra-11
A remarkable double parivartamsha++ viparita raja yoga harsha yoga ** allowed C-D to describe the most heinous and gruesome crimes and explore the world of criminal insanity with no harmful consequences. In fact, he built a tremendous career upon materials of violent crime and social disease, due mainly to the benefits of Mangala rogesha providing a powerful Vimala Yoga.
Conan-Doyle belonged to a large community of occult practitioners. He had a large fan-base of devoted readers for decades, and his income was eventually quite substantial. His widow lived from the proceeds of his literary estate for the rest of her life, and his children also inherited some profits.
literary author of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries
for over a century, this continuously popular literature has never fallen out of print
Lagnesha Bandesha Budha = deeply patriotic Also many sea-voyages,
C-D regularly about national politics and giving his characters a thoroughly British profile. A staunch home-owner, who once left Britain moving to Switzerland for his wife's health, but couldn't endure the loss of familiar habit (4) and moved back home.
Guru-1 receives amplifying drishti of Rahu.
Guru-1 rules Meena Arudha lagna = bhava-10 C-D provided several varieties of social leadership, but with karmesha in 1 he was best known just for being himself. Overwhelmingly his British reputation was characterized by his leading role in the psychism of the day = Meena imagination dreams.
Zukra rules 10th-from-Chandra = bhava-5 creative literature, politics, celebrity
Zukra Azvini medicine yuti lagnesha Budha
2 marriages * Budha-yuti-Zukra
Dhanayoga = Zukra-11 rules 5 ++ Shani-2 rules 9
Shani * duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Rahu-9 Dhaniztha = ruler Shani-2 in 6th-from-Rahu
C-D had five children via 2 marriages. However, none of his children had offspring = he had no grandchildren. His lineage thus died out.
Ketu * * kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)
Ketu occupies Simha-3 karakamsha
Although one of the most famous English-language writers of the past three centuries and certainly a leading figure in detective fiction (crime fiction) C-D nevertheless expressed a perpetual ambivalence about writing in general and particularly about Sherlock Holmes the hero (Simha).\
file update: 24-Jul-2020
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