Mundane Astrology & More
by G Kumar, PGA
War was the message blazoned across the heavens from Sept
Mars, the planet of war, had initiated this dark phase.
Mars & the South
Node were in Moola at the time of the attack. Mars
in the war-like Sagittarius aspecting eclipsed Jupiter on that Black
Tuesday had created this War. It was Mars, Mars all the way as Moon
was in Mrigasira, a martian constellation!
Mars cruelly and powerfully aspected Gemini, the sign
of the U S. Jupiter, the planet of peace was afflicted by the North Node.
Mars and Ketu were both in the constellation of Moola, whose presiding
Deity is Nirruthi, the goddess of destruction, of violence and cruelty.
Gemini represents the great entreprenauerial spirit which
U S is supposed to
have. Gemini ( U S ) was afflicted by the North Node
and aspected cruelly
by Mars !
In V A, the deadliest star is the 7th star from the birthstar
and goes by the name of Naidhana tara ( Death Star ). It is no coincidence
that Mrigasira was the Death Star of US ( whose birthstar is Uttarabhadra
Jupiter-North Node conjunction is called Guru-Chandala
Yoga. It indicates
Chandala Gurus ( terrorists) who are about to wreak havoc.
All these indications does not augur well for world peace.
Jupiter will have
to move away from Gemini ( on June 12, 2002 it will move
away ) for Peace
to reign. This turbulent phase is only temporary - and
the Good and the Law
will always overcome the negative forces, the fleeing
and illusory shadow of
the Great Life !
Vedic Astrology Lesson 15
The twelve dimensions of life are represented by the twelve
houses of the Zodiac.
The rising Sign at the Eastern Horizon is known
as the Ascendant and is the First House. First House represents personality
and fame. The native's complexion is indicated by the color
of the Ascendant lord ( brownish if the Ascendant lord is Jupiter ) and
the color of the planets aspecting the Ascendant .
If the Ascendant lord is exalted or aspected by a benefic
in Amsa in own house or friend's house, posited in quadrants or trines,
the native will be blessed with wealth, happiness and the eightfold Siddhis
or paranormal powers.
If on the other hand, the Ascendant lord is weak, debilitated,
with malefic planets, in inimical Amsa and aspected by malefics, the native
will be unhealthy, poor and will be indulging in self-destruction.
If the North Node is posited in the Ascendant with malefics,
he will be insulted by people. He will be tormented by enemies and crooks.
The Effects of the Ascendant Lord in the 12 Houses
The Ascendant lord in the Ascendant
If the ascendant lord is in the ascendant
itself, the native will be famous automatically. Endowed with
material happiness he/she will be known for his/her
independent spirit to live by own efforts. The native will be fickleminded.
The native will maintain multiple interests in unrelated
subjects & people. The native will always be alert physically
& mentally. Chances are that he/she will visit foreign or far
away lands. He/she will be endowed with fame & wealth. They command
respect in their circle. They will have a magnetic personality & majestic
appearance. They will be endowed with personal magnetism & charisma.
The Ascendant lord in the Second House
Since the lord of the ascendant is in the 2nd house the
native will be graced by scholarship. They will be blessed
by many outstanding qualities. They will be spiritual and
religious by nature. They will have a charming, magnetic personality. They
will be blessed by the gift of the gab or the divine gift of
articulate speech. They will impress others by eyes which are
penetrating and by articulate abilities. They will have
domestic happiness. They will be sweet-tongued and graceful
in speech. It is said that Goddess of Speech will reside in them
indicating poetic & communication abilities.
The Ascendant lord in the Third House
Since the lord of the ascendant is in the 3rd house, the
native's courage will be indomitable. His/her actions may be
considered unorthodox and unconventional by society. They know
that character is the greatest wealth and they should not let
anything mar their reputation. He/she have the potential to
become a great musician. Similarly if they develop their mathematical
abilities they can become great mathe- maticians. They should be
careful about their health. They are able to maintain parallel interest
or relationships with different individuals.
The Ascendant lord in the Fourth House
Since the ascendant lord is in the 4th house
the native will be born in an
aristocratic family. The native will generally
be good looking and ambitious. He/she will be a workaholic and prosperity
is sustained by hard work. The native is well behaved in society.
He/she will have good physique & and impressive personality.
They will have happiness from mother.
They will be blessed by a house and conveyances. They
will have a lot of
friends. They become famous amidst their
circle. They become a leader
amidst friends & relatives. Uncles may be
favourable to them. They will
have a good house with all comforts.
The Ascendant lord in the Fifth House
Since the ascendant lord is in the 5th,
fame will come to the native by
its own. They become aggressive and belligerent. They
may gain the good will of the political parties in power. It is quite likely
that they will benefit from commercial & diplomatic
services. They will shine in Govt Service. They will get the support
of officials and seniors. They will be lucky in speculation and they
know the adage " You can't accumulate if you don't speculate". If
they use their intellect they can be lucky in investments. The speculative
stock market has its charms for them.
The Ascendant lord in the Sixth House
Since the ascendant lord is in the 6th they will
be courageous and distinguished. They will be financially OK. They employ
means that are not above board. There may be debts which they
are capable of paying in time. They may join the armed forces
and reach a high official position. They will be helped by brothers
and sisters. They may be employed in the health sector. They
are advised to care of their health. Enemies they will have
in plenty and they have to be careful about their machinations. Their
success may generate jealousy amongst their enemies. They will be
The Ascendant lord in the Seventh House
Since the ascendant lord is in the 7th
they have to be careful about the health of their partner.
It is quite likely that they may develop vairagya and turn
to asceticism during the latter part of their life. They may wander without
gaining momentum. They experience vicissitudes and moods always alternate
between dejection & elation. They may end up in a foreign
country. They may examine people & ideas in
order to get at Truth. They will become famous &
trustworthy. He/she will have a powerful personality with penetrating eyes.
The Ascendant lord in the Eighth House
Since the ascendant lord is in the 8th the native
will be a scholar with
excellent academic records. They will have to be careful
about their health. They should avoid gambling &
speculation. They have love & interest for occultism. They may
give chances to others to question their character. Unfortunate events
may invade their life. They may try to escape tension by taking to drugs,
alcohol & day dreams instead of meditation & prayer.
These tension relieving tendencies should be controlled. Many deaths
in the family may be witnessed.
Ascendant lord in the Ninth House
Since the native's ascendant lord is in the 9th
they will be fortunate as
regards luck both material & spiritual. Oratorial
skills & communication ability will be well developed.
He/she will be known as a silver tongued orator. They are dignified
and majestic and will be well appreciated by the opposite sex.
They are likely to inherit a paternal legacy. They will have
domestic happiness. They will be deeply spiritual and religious.
They will be devoted to the preceptors and God. Philosophy
& Religion will sway them & they may take to asceticism
during the latter part of their life.
The Ascendant lord in the Tenth House
Since the ascendant lord is in the 10th
the native will have professional enhancement & reputation. They
will enjoy parental happiness. It is likely that they
may feel stifled by parental authority. Ascendant lord in the 10th
is excellent for fame in the professional sphere. When they
show their sense of discipline and workaholism it will be appreciated
by the seniors and thereby they will earn
fame name and patronage. They will grow up
in the right direction only. He/she will be a
self made man with self made
wealth. They may have income from many sources.
The Ascendant lord in the Eleventh House
Since the ascendant lord is in the 11th the
native will be inclined to beauty and harmony in music, art and romance.
They associate freely with all, particularly with the opposite
sex. They are advised to guard against marital infidelity.
They will be subject to delays or difficulties in
marriage. They will not experience financial difficulties.
They will succeed in business and their fiscal success will be due
to their elder brother. Elder sisters will also be favourable to
them. As far as gains are concerned they will make prof-
its commensurate with their abilities.
The Ascendant lord in the Twelfth House
The native has to be careful with money as
he/she are likely to be a spendthrift. They have a duality
or polarity in their character which they must bring into harmony.
Beware of gambling. They believe in the principle that Right means
for the right ends. They will fare well in education.
They derive more pleasure serving than being served and from giving
than receiving. They are likely to become altruists consecrating
their life for the welfare of their fellowmen. They have self control
& mastery of the senses.
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