born two months after
close friend of
Poet + Songwriter
Playwright + Artist
Author of Gitanjali
Leader of Indian Independence Movement + Anti-Nationalist
a.k.a. Rabindranth Thakur
a.k.a. Robindronath Thakur [Kushari]
a.k.a. Bhānusiṃha [nom de plume]
a.k.a. Bhanu Singha Thakur [Bhonita]
dematerialization 07-Aug-1941 [age 80]
dates and timelines from the most excellent resource Scottish Center for Tagore Studies http://www.scots-tagore.org
1861 - 1941
Rabindranath Thakur * Tagore
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabindranath_Tagore
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star - adapted by BP Lama
Shrona * Hari * Apramaya * Azvattha
For Zra-vana births of masculine valence, the condition of reflective, sheltering, undulating, rhythmic, routinized, culturally rooted, boundary-defending, security-seeking, nourishing, parental, matrikaraka Chandra may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Soma-ruled paradigm of Apramaya, mother-figures, protectors, guardians, elemental spirits, natural environments, waters, roots, eggs, gardeners, farmers, fisher-folk, caretakers, foundation-builders, police, schoolteachers, parents, providers of nourishment, and defenders of the root culture, may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Aquila. Their purpose is sensitive, parental leadership and maintenance of the comforting rhythms of the social order.
The Listener * Shaman
Śrāviṣṭha gentlemen are exceptionally concerned with their social reputation. Parental in their authority style, they adopt organizational caretaker roles and are found in secure positions at all levels of society. Śrāvaṇa are often found working in the slow but reliable bureaucracies which evoke their characteristic persevering patience.
Apramaya-born are often found operating charitable agencies, teaching school, or protecting their cultural foundations. Although their careers may elevate to the highest ranks of social decision-making, Hari-born remember always the simple family folk and their concerns with property, security, and nourishment.
As fathers, teachers, and social leaders, Shravistha chaps are generally stable and protective. They are blessed with an intuitive understanding of the social law in context of ancient customs. Many are lawyers, judges, social-justice advocates, or teachers of the law.
In personal relationships, their comfort-seeking Chandra seeks an equally placid, parental match. Yet, being such peaceful people, these men may find balance with wives who are somewhat more outspoken.
Śrāvaṇa-born are highly skilled listeners. Due to their exceptional sensitivity to rhythm, pace, and tone, Śrāvaṇa can be singers and musicians. Śrāviṣṭha gentlemen are typically superb dancers who delight in the orchestrated flow of gracious dancing. When the occasion calls for careful listening to the beat of the music, their steps may be practiced and elegant.
Measured, appropriate tone
Śrāvaṇa must combine Shani's mandate to maintain the larger social order with parental Chandra's focus on the local settlement, housing, schools, and farms. Often their focus is property law.
Although public dignity remains important, Śrāvaṇa fellows are also concerned to maintain the steady life flow [Chandra] of the ethnicity or the nation. Combining Chandra's orientation to the past with Shani's need for reliable rules of conduct, Shrona folks may appear to be rather old-fashioned. They find comfort in the old liturgical rhythms and are often regular participants in the rites of public worship. Their most cherished roles are usually Father and Grandfather.
Themes of social stability, public safety, property rights, protection of the old routines, maintenance of the tribe, and the soothing rhythms of homelife may contextualize Śrāvaṇa's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Śrāvaṇa
QUOTATION from: Shil-Ponde(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra.p 86.
"An excellent character, the keynote of which is kind heartedness and generosity,
This man will always be able to accumulate the good things of life
He will be disposed to share his belongings with the poor and needy.
Many social workers and philanthropists have Śrāvaṇa rising.
He will also be very religious
Rabindranath Tagore sitting with his friend, Theory of Relativity 1879-1955 Physics Albert Einstein in 1934
Young poet and educator Thakur * likely 1880's
Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha calendar
Budha Mahadasha * age birth until age 13.5
07-May-1861 Earth-birth in Jorasanko Thakur Bari, Calcutta, British India [22.5850°N 88.3592°E] Budha-Shukra bhukti
Ketu Mahadasha * age 13.5 until age 20.5
08-Mar-1876 [RT age 14] grieved the decease of mother [mom age 45] * Ketu-Shukra bhukti * Shukra rules 2nd-from-4
1877 [RT age 16] publication of first short-stories and drama * Ketu-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-12 occupies 10th-from-Chandra career
1878 [RT age 17] travels to England for studies preparatory to Law * Ketu-Rahu bhukti * [Rahu in bhava-12] distant lands
1880 [RT age 19] returns to Bangala, having learned about British local folksongs, but not having completed any degree studies * Ketu-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha, Shani rules 2-heritage
Shukra Mahadasha * age 20.5 until age 40.5
09-Dec-1883 [RT age 22] [wife's age 10] consecration of marriage-1-of-1 with Bhabatarini Raichadhuri * Shukra-Shukra svabhukti * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Tula-Mesha contact Shukra in D-1 + D-9
19-Apr-1884 [RT age 22] traumatic suicide of his close companion, sister-in-law Kadambari [Matangini] Shukra-Surya bhukti * Surya randhresha crisis = Surya rules secretive 8 = 2nd-from-7th-from-11th-from-Chandra = death of elder brother's wife * gochara R-K zero deg Tula-Mesha * http://www.scots-tagore.org/kadambari-devi
25-Oct-1886 [RT age 24] celebrated the birth of his first child Madhurilata [Bela] * Shukra-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 5th-from-Chandra
Surya Mahadasha * age 40.5 until age 46.5 [1901-1907]
1901 [RT age 39] builds Santiniketan Ashrama with school * Surya-Surya svabhukti * [Surya in bhava-4] schools, dwelling
23-Nov-1902 [RT age 40] grieved the decease of wife Mrinalini [Bhabatarini] Surya-Mangala bhukti [Mangala-yuti-Ketu]
1903 [RT age 41] grieved the decease of daughter Renuka Devi [child age 12] Surya-Rahu bhukti
19-Jan-1905 [RT age 43] grieved decease of father * Surya-Shani bhukti
1905 [RT age 43] withdrawal from Swadeshi movement * Surya-Budha bhukti * rogesha Budha rules [Mangala-yuti-Ketu] conflict
Chandra Mahadasha * age 46.5 until age 56.5 [1907-1917]
Apr-1907 until Jul-1909 Janma Sade-Sati Meena
1912 [RT age 51] publication of translated compendium of Bengali traditional stories-and-songs = the Gitanjali * Chandra-Guru bhukti * [Chandra-3 parivartamsha Guru-7-uchcha] Guru rules 3-publications
10-Dec-1913 [RT age 52] awarded the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature for English translations of Gitanjali * Chandra-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 9-fortunes, 11th-from-11th awards
Mangala Mahadasha * age 56.5 until age 63.5 [1917-1924]
Feb-1937 until Apr-1939 Janma Sade-Sati Meena
07-Aug-1941 [RT age 80] physical dematerialization * Rahu-Chandra bhukti * makara Chandra rules-7 ++ dvithya Sade-Sati
Distinctive features of the nativity
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[bright center of local aristocracy]
[intelligence for competitive farming]
[holds the focus of ethnic folkways]
[identified with new use of old dwellings]
[dominating self-confident land owner]
[champion of the place of belonging]
[father may be entitled builder-driver-gardener-protector]
paternal grandfather = 9th-from-Surya-4 = Rahu-12 distant lands
Surya intakes amplifying drishti from [Rahu in bhava-12]
In addition, dad was a champion Surya-Mesha of religious reform.
OUTCOMES - SURYA
TR became an iconic figure in Bengali musical theatre, song-dance, arts and folk drama = Surya-yuti-Shukra + center-stage brilliant Surya [uchcha]
Surya's numerous connections = RT has been described as
Surya + [Shukra-yuti-Budha] = charismatic [Surya] + handsome, financially privileged, artistic [Shukra] + literary [Budha]. Tagore's song lyrics were widely celebrated.
Sparkling Surya's primary role is iconic and aristocratic.
[Chandra-3 parivartamsha Guru-7-uchcha]
Mom = Sarada Devi [1830–1875] . Rabi was his mother's 13th child. RT grieved her decease when he was 14 years old.
MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations
Three core partnerships
Tagore famously enjoyed several deeply partnered but non-marital relationships. [uchcha-Guru-7]
Partnership experience is enriched and expanded by Shukra + 2 additional graha suggesting 3 life-mates
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
Chandra activates Karkata Svamsha
champion of Bangla peasant farmer culture
Tagore-Thakur penned songs and stories that had been long performed in the surrounding countryside.
Even to foreign readers, RT's sonorous lyrics felt familiar and appealing.
Cultural conservation = legendary publication [Chandra-3] and expansion [Guru] of traditional Bangla songs and poetry
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[Budha-4 parivartamsha Kuja-6]
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
[Mangala in bhava-6] innovation, conquest, pioneering
Mangala rules Mesha [10th navamsha] newness
Mangala intakes amplifying drishti of [Rahu in bhava-12] distant lands, imagination
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandeza-karaka [message] * zisya-karaka [student]
[Budha-4 parivartamsha Kuja-6]
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[Atmakaraka globalism, humanism, worldview, expansion, understanding, credenda, ideology]
[Chandra-3 parivartamsha Guru-7-uchcha]
[Guru in bhava-7] rules
Brihaspati rules-and-exchanges with Chandra in Meena-3 Arudha Lagna
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
Yogakaraka [Shukra-4] rules
[Shani] * duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[survives dramatic political threats]
[continues rigidly ceremonial initiation systems]
[must resist revolutionary entitlements]
[must endure pressure from hidden power games]
[must maintain romantic secrecy]
OUTCOMES - SHANI
[Rahu] * rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[passion for inspirational earnings]
[ambitious preaching on marketplace systems]
[seeks importance in philosophical community]
OUTCOMES - RAHU
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
OUTCOMES - KETU
Collapsing Ketu brings benefits in 6, including a healthy disregard for enemies and diseases
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