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novelist + comic-book writer + screenwriter
specialist of horror-fiction genre
environmentalist + philanthropist
horror-fiction novelist + scriptwriter + environmentalist * 1947- * Stephen King
birth data from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_King * tentatively rectified by BP Lama
charts + graphs + tables = generated 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.
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
Karkata-Kadaga-pada-4 represents Guru's rulership of 6-imbalance ++ 9-philosophical principles. Pada-4 also embodies the tension between global, paternalistic Saptarishi versus local, undulating, motherly Somana. As master gardeners and natural herbal physicians, they understand the wisdom of the mineral, plant, and animal kingdoms. Pada-4 may also emerge into the religious professions where they may grow a garden of psycho-intuitive understanding that develops into doctrine.
Although the Higher Teacher seeks wisdom, for Karkata-Punarvasu the guru-figure may also be adversarial, impoverished, polluted, or ailing (due to Brihaspati activates 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
Stephen King at his writing desk, late 1970's
Steven King in 2017, age 70
Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha
Budha Mahadasha * age birth until age 9
21-Sep-1947 Earth-birth in Portland, Maine, USA * Budha-Chandra bhukti * lagnesha
1949 (SK age 2) father suddenly abandons the family * Budha-Rahu bhukti
Nov-1955 until Feb-1958 Janma Sade-Sati Vrischika * overlaps with Budha-Shani chidra-dasha
Ketu Mahadasha * age 9 until age 16
The fatherless, impoverished family moves to multiple homes in several states
Zukra Mahadasha * age 16 until age 36
1970 (SK age 23) earned BA diploma in English from University of Maine * Zukra-Mangala bhukti * Kuja-yuti-Shani * Kuja gives effect of Shani activates 4th-from-4th
01-Jun-1970 (SK age 23) celebrated the birth of child-1 Naomi * Zukra-Mangala bhukti * Mangala putra-pati
02-Jan-1971 (SK age 24) exchange the vows of marriage 1-of-1 with author Tabitha Spruce * Zukra-Rahu bhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Kumbha-Simha * contact navamsha Chandra-Kumbha
1971 (SK age 24) begins teaching high school * Zukra-Rahu bhukti
Apr-1973 (SK age 26) first novel Carrie accepted for national publication. Earnings begin ++ Carrie is critically noted as a significant text in the horror genre.* Zukra-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-11 income
Jun-1973 until Jul-1975 Shani Ashtamsha via Mithunaya-12
28-Dec-1973 (SK age 26) grieved the decease of mother, inducing a lengthy era of substance misuse * Zukra-Guru bhukti * Guru rogesha 6-addictions, self-medication, toxicity
1977 (SK age 30) published The Shining * Zukra-Shani bhukti * Shani-1 rules 7-contracts
07-Nov-1980 (SK age 33) grieved the decease of father * Zukra-Budha bhukti * Zukra-yuti-Budha * Budha gives effect of Zukra activates 2nd-from-Surya
1981 (SK age 34) following the publication of novel Cujo, King's family staged an intervention against his drug and alcohol addictions * Zukra-Budha bhukti * Zukra-yuti-Budha * Budha uttama rules 2nd-from-2nd teamwork meeting speech of the family
Surya Mahadasha * age 36 until age 42
1987 (SK age 40) era of struggle to achieve sobriety, successful * Sade-Sati
Dec-1984 until Dec-1987 Janma Sade-Sati Vrischika
Chandra Mahadasha * age 42 until age 52
19-Jun-1999 (SK age 52) Severe injuries including multiple shattered bones requiring numerous surgeries. In a road accident, pedestrian King was hit by a vehicle in which a loose dog had distracted the driver. Severe injuries following pedestrian road accident * Chandra-Surya chidra-dasha * Surya activates -2-death, Zukra activates -4-vehicles
Mangala Mahadasha * age 52 until age 59
Jul-2002 until Sep-2004 Shani Ashtamsha via Mithunaya-12 =
Rahu Mahadasha * age 59 until age 77
2014 Local grassroots initiative to encourage SK to run for Governor of Maine . SK declined. Rahu-Shani bhukti ++ Sade-Sati
Nov-2014 until Jan-2017 = Janma Sade-Sati Vrischika
Guru Mahadasha * age 77 until age 93
Prominent Features of the Nativity |
Dad was a merchant seaman. Surya in bhava-3 commerce.
As SK tells the tale, his dad abandoned the family by casually walking out the door on the pretext of going to the store to buy a packet of cigarettes. He never returned. Budha-Rahu bhukti = Rahu drishti into Surya-Kanya-3
Surya in bhava-3 activates 10th-from-Chandra = bhava-2 storytelling
MARRIAGE partnership support expectations
CAREER - MANGALA
Yogakaraka Mangala activates
Bantering Budha activates Azresa Svamsha
CAREER - BUDHA
CAREER - GURU
Guru activates Meena-9 Arudha lagna = broad worldview, theoretical wisdom, philosophical principles
Guru activates Dhanuzya 10th dazamamsha
Guru activates Meena Svamsha
Guru-5 rules 9
Enormously expanded creative engagement with cinema, celebrity, children, romance, genius.
Guru activates 6
Guru drishti into bhava-1 physique. SK enjoys a notably large physical body. A big and tall man (as Americans say) his height at 6-foot-4-inches and an at-times heavyweight comportment is indicated via Chandra-yuti-Guru, where expanding Brihaspati casts drishti upon uttama-Rahu-11
Guru-yuti-Chandra in writing 3rd-from-3rd = bhava-5 = many publications, most of his books have double-parlayed into cinematic scripts (5)
Guru-yuti-Ketu eccentric subject matter, odd romances, unusual first child
CAREER - ZUKRA
Meeting spouse environment
Green Mile 1947- horror-fiction Stephen King met his wife Tabitha Spruce King when the two were college student-workers doing book-cataloguing (3 = Zukra-3) in the college library.(Zukra activates 4-college + 11 earning work-study job)
Character of feminine lifepartner
Kalatra-karaka Zukra-3 nichhamsha in D-1 but also uttama-Zukra-9 = D-9. Service oriented wife who is also musical, artistic, and the source of blessing for the family. She is SK's muse.
Before his writing became profitable, TSK (an author herself) worked in service jobs to support their family, providing her gifted husband with the freedom to write.
Zukra provides the pillar of the lifestyle. The couple have remained married throughout the vicissitudes of poverty and wealth, brilliant fame and severe injury, raising a family, addiction and recovery, youth and old age.
Shani * duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)
atmakaraka duty, responsibility, oppression, structure, legality, consequences, empiricism
CAREER - SHANI
Shani activates Karakamsha Kumbha-bhava-8 sudden, unexpected eruptions of force
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery)
CAREER - RAHU
Fan-clubs, social networks, communities of shared interest
SK expresses a liberal progressive environmentalist philosophy = Generous Guru-5 activates 5th-from-5th = 9 philosophy. A local grassroots initiative [Chandra] to encourage SK to run for Governor of Maine was developed in 2014 during Rahu-Shani-bhukti, but he declined
Ketu * * kavandha-karaka (headless) * chidra-karaka (gaping) * vasana-karaka (vacuum)
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