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All that is gold does not glitter,
~~ Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Professor of Anglo-Saxon and English literature at Oxford University
author of magical fictiona.k.a. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Earthbody-Exit 02-Sept-1973 (age 82)
author of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings * linguist novelist professor * 1892-1973 * J.R.R. Tolkien
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._R._Tolkien * tentatively rectified by BP Lama
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star* adapted by BP Lama
Punarvasu * Aditya * 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 Brihaspati-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 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.
Karkata-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 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
drawing by J.R.R. Tolkien, illustrating a story * Tolkien hand-drawn illustration for The Hobbit
Rahu Mahadasha * age birth until age 17.7
03-Jan-1892 Earth-birth in Bloemfontein, South Africa * Rahu-Rahu-swabhukti
15-Feb-1896 grieved decease of father (JRRT age 4) * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru maraka rules-2 from pitri-9
14-Nov-1904 grieved the decease of mother (his age 12) * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 2nd-from-matribhava-4
Guru Mahadasha * age 17.7 until age 33.7
22-Mar-1916 marriage (JRRT age 24) * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha- rules swamsha * samchara R-K Karkata-Makara contact navamsha R-K
June-1916 * called to WW-1 service in France, at rank of Lieutenant * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Budha bandesha-4 patriotic defense of the land and cultural roots.
16-Nov-1917 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra putra-pathi ++ Zukra rules 9th-from Chandra
1918 death of friends: Tolkien wrote "by 1918, all but one of my close friends were dead." Guru-Zukra bhukti * Zukra maraka rules-2 from 11-friends = death of friends, containing amplifier Rahu
Shani Mahadasha * age 33.7 until age 52.7
Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha Mar-1934 until Mar-1937
1936 * The Hobbit published age 44 sudden professional and financial success with the publication of "The Hobbit" starting the long decades of unfolding the Lord of the Rings trilogy . Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya bhratrupathi-3 publication
Budha Mahadasha * age 52.7 until age 69.7
Ketu Mahadasha ** age 69.7 until age 76.7
Janma Sade-Sati Kumbha Jan-1964 until Dec-1966
29-Nov-1971 grieved the decease of Spouse Eadith * Zukra-Zukra swabhukti* Zukra occupies 2nd from 7
02-Sept-1973 Earthbody-Exit (JRRT age 82) * Zukra-Chandra bhukti * Chandra maraka rules-2
Shata-taraka Chandra-9 * mother's sacred doctrine
dhanapati-2 = Chandra-9 yuti Guru
kumbha Chandra yuti Guru-9 * doctrinally engaged, preaching mother. Tolkien's mother was profoundly identified with her Roman-rite Catholic doctrina conversa and its priesthood (Guru).
MARRIAGE partnership support expectations
7th-from-Chandra-9 = bhava-3 management, conversation
CAREER university (9) speech language (2)
Lord of the Rings 1892-1973 linguist J.R.R. Tolkien * professor of linguistics and history of English
Tolkien's philological (2) fabrication of languages songs, epic tales and genetic lineages which generated an extraordinary body of knowledge about a mythical history (2). Much of his need to philosophize the Germanic folk roots, as he himself told the tale of his creativity, was impressed upon him during the horrendous death scenes (2) of trench barbarities during World-War-1. Even before the onset of the horrors of Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler, Tolkien began to sense that the higher spirit which guided the Germanic peoples through their time in history (Zeitgeist) was endangered and needed both promotion (Guru) and protection (Chandra).
roots values Karkata-2; storytelling Karkata-2; history Karkata-2. Tolkien became very well known, even in his own lifetime, for his extraordinary scholarship (9) in the history of languages.
Chandra rules 6th-from-Chandra accusations = Karkata ethnicity = bhava-2 traditions
Atmakaraka Mangala-5 creative literature
Vriddhipathi-11 Mangala in bhava-5 income from creative literature. Tolkien's foundational security and economic income was earned from early scholarship and academic writing (5). Later in life when his creative literary books began to sell, his income increased. Mangala Vriddhipathi-11 drishti to 11.
Budha- rules swamsha
philology word-craft * Tolkien was crafty (Budha) with hand tools and a master of writing systems; extraordinary drawings, calligraphy, orthography, maps
vidyapathi * mantrapathi Zukra-yuti-Budha in swamsha indicates scholarly and creative intelligence
bandesha-4 Budha in 4th-from-4th schoolteaching
Lagnesha Budha-7. Tolkien never stopped praising his marriage partnership as the defining relationship of his life. His wife Edith was a dancer. Zukra-Budha Mithunaya-1.
Budha lagnesha-1 yuti bhratrupathi-3 Surya identification with publications.
Brihaspati rules Arudha lagna Bhava-10 Meena * spiritual philosophy and imagination, visionary dreams, distant worlds
Guru rules 10th navamsha = Meena * Imagination, spiritual guidance, cosmos
karmapathi Guru-9 * public reputation primarily as a university professor (9) and creative writer (9 = 5th-from-5th)
Most of Tolkien's friends were killed during conscripted military service in the First World War. He sustained mental trauma but he was never harmed physically. Vimala Yoga protects from harm in distant lands.
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Empowered uttama-Rahu-12 casts amplifying drishti upon 4-6-8 * root-culture-war- mysterious transformation of identity. An enduring classic first published during Shani-Surya bhukti * Surya bhratrupathi-3 publication, The Hobbit has been continuously in print since 1936.
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
1971 BBC Interview:
"Q: Did you intend in Lord of the Rings that certain races should embody certain principles: the elves wisdom, the dwarves craftsmanship, men husbandry and battle and so forth?
T: I didn't intend it but when you've got these people on your hands you've got to make them different haven't you. Well of course as we all know ultimately we've only got humanity to work with, it's only clay we've got.
We should all - or at least a large part of the human race - would like to have greater power of mind, greater power of art by which I mean that the gap between the conception and the power of execution should be shortened, and we should like a longer if not indefinite time in which to go on knowing more and making more.
Therefore, the Elves are immortal in a sense. I had to use immortal, I didn't mean that they were eternally immortal, merely that they are very longeval and their longevity probably lasts as long as the inhabitability of the Earth.
The dwarves of course are quite obviously - wouldn't you say that in many ways they remind you of the Jews? Their words are Semitic obviously, constructed to be Semitic. Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects (in general) the small reach of their imagination - not the small reach of their courage or latent power.
Q: This seems to be one of the great strengths of the book, this enormous conglomeration of names - one doesn't get lost, at least after the second reading.
T: I'm very glad you told me that because I took a great deal of trouble. Also it gives me great pleasure, a good name. I always in writing start with a name. Give me a name and it produces a story, not the other way about normally."
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