JAMINI ASTROLOGY - MY 7 STEP APPROACH 1 KN RAO 11 November 2010, 12:00 PM

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Lost in wilderness, shrouded in the ambiguity of aphorism and interpreted in arbitrary fashion by astrologers with genuine to fraudulent claims, Jaimini astrology will continue to baffle astrologers for many more decades. What then should be the approach of an astrologer in genuine search of working and workable Jaimini methods tormented me, as it must have many astrologers. I therefore evolved a seven step approach.

MY SEVEN STEP APPROACH First step
Each astrologer wanting to make Jaimini astrology his predictive tool must first read whatever books are available, most of them in translations. My Findings: Karakas The first problem was to decide when to use seven karakas and when eight. It was not a ticklish problem at all as if all planets are calculated upto seconds, there never was a clash between two planets contesting for the position of a karaka. Try it and see if I am right. I solved this problem easily. Meaning of Karakas: My Original Research I studied whatever was available on Jaimini and collected a huge library and found that no one, even the most respected Krishna Mishra or Neelakantha even hinted at how these Karakas were to be used. It was like someone telling me that he lived in Bombay but never gave his address. It shocked me totally and sometimes I felt that either it was hidden or these great and famous commentators never understood their uses. Then, B.Suryanarain Rao, B.V.Raman, P.S.Sastry or Iranganti Rancharya who wrote articles in the Astrological Magazine never even pointed out or produced any research to show how these karakas were to be used. I took a bold decision to do it myself, a task which had never been done before by anyone. Rule of harmony Then as in law, so in astrology follow the principle of harmony in the interpretation of karakas. I reasoned out myself and came with a workable method which has turned to be a very effective tool for prediction. I have shown it through various examples for twenty six years now in 2010 and will show many more in this article. Atmakaraka In Parashara you have the first house and its lord for self so that should be the Atmakaraka a planet with the highest degrees.

In Parashara you have the third house and its lord for siblings etc so that should be the Bhatrikaraka. So that should be a planet with the third highest degrees. In Parashara you have the fourth house and its lord for mother and home etc so that should be the Matrikaraka. So that should be a planet with the fourth highest degrees. In Parashara you have the fifth house for education, children, mantra etc. So the fifth karaka must be Putrakaraka. So that should be a planet with the fifth highest degrees. In Parashara you have the sixth house and its lord for enemies, diseases etc and so it should be the Gnathikaraka.So that should be a planet with the sixth highest degrees. In Parashara you have the seventh house and its lord for spouse etc and so it should be the Darakaka. So that should be a planet with the lowest degrees. What about Amatyakaraka then ? What about the second karaka then ? It is Amatyakaraka which means a courtier or an important man in the court of a king in the days of monarchy. So in our days it should mean an important man and by extension your own importance. Is it a hint about career I wondered and proceeded with this assumption with my research and got amazing results as I will show. What about a karaka for father? The problem is easily solved if you use Bhatrikaraka and Sun for father and Bhatrikaraka and Mars for siblings as has been as shown in some books on Jaimini. Here we must remember that sthirakarakas must always be considered in Jaimini astrology. Abbreviations The abbreviations I used then were AK, AmK, BK, MK.PK.GK. and DK. I then combined sthirakakas like Sun for father, Moon for mother etc. Padas For padas I decided not to use any exception and got excellent results which I will show partially in this article or a later article.

Second step
Whatever the translators say must never be accepted blindly. Remember that most of the translators are Sanskrit scholars but not distinguished astrologers or successful predictors. We are grateful to them for making available many manuscripts but we must become cautious when it comes to their what I call “ shloka mauling and sutra chopping” boast. My Finding Manoj Pathak a teacher of astrology in the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi, decided to do a research on Parashara’s Chakra dasha and found that out of eight different translations of available Parashara texts, no astrologer knew how to compute it. The translation they gave never gave any accurate results. He has solved the problem amazingly now. He and his students have been giving brilliant readings based on Chakra dasha. Soon they are going to come out with an amazing book.

Through experience you will know when and how to ignore these translators or even commentators (though there is none really who can be called a commentator of these books) and then getting enmeshed in a confusion, seek a way out of it with lot of struggle if you persist with your research.

Third step
Test whatever has been understood on the well known events of your own life on your chart and on those of your family members or friends whose life events are known to you with correct events and correct dates. My Finding The results I got were amazing and brilliant and it is the experience of my students also.

Fourth step
Now try it on the well known horoscopes of famous people and test the validity of your understanding on the horoscopes of yours and of your relation and friends which you have done earlier. My Finding It is what I am going to show in this article.

Fifth step
Do not bring in fanciful theories which are not mentioned in any translation of Jaimini like the CHAR KARAKA SUBSTITUTION which is a fanciful, if also fraudulent, theory being circulated now. My Finding Reject totally what is not given either in Jaimini sutras or in the Jaimini portion in Parashara text otherwise you will walk into a cave where you will suffer astrological suffocation.

Sixth step
Wherever your testing necessitates it, modify with reasons the translation of Jaimini texts remembering that most of these translators were and are only Sanskrit scholars and not sucessful predictors because of which they may have misinterpreted or even wrongly translated some shlokas and sutras. My Finding It is a risk you take but not rashly or with fraudulent claim that you have learnt it from some secret tradition which can be dubious and fraudulent. Claiming to be belonging to a secret tradition is marketing. You must prove it and replicate it over a period of many years as I have done before publishing my research. Your aim must be to contribute something for understanding the changed and changing times through astrology and reject or modify whatever has agricultural and pastoral connotation when these books of astrology were written.

Seventh step

In those cases where I had accurate horoscopes. the famous commentators on Jaimini sutras. Then I had two postings in Calcutta (1967 to 1969 and again from 1975 to 1978 when again I met many Bengalis who had lost their birth horoscopes when they were fleeing from what then was East Pakistan. I met many Punjabis and Haryanvis and Delhites who were either refugees who had lost their horoscopes while fleeing from West Pakistan at the time of the partition of India in 1947 or had Arya Samaj background and never got their horoscopes prepared. I was always short of time and I needed accurate Vimshottari dasha after correcting the birth time which is wrong in ninety percent times. children and death. without fixing the degrees of the lagna. During my service career I was posted in Shillong (1962-63) when I met many Bengalis who had lost their birth horoscopes when they were fleeing from what then was East Pakistan. keep in mind that their own understanding or interpretation may be incomplete or even wrong. I could give them helpful predictions on the basis of Chara dasha and seven. In these cases I invariably used divisional charts most of which. I solved my problem by heavily relying on Chara dasha and Karakas and double checked it with Vimshottari dasha without using vargas in most cases and gave good predictions though some went wrong awfully also. a task which had never been done before by anyone. When they felt the need to have astrological readings. Keeping this background in the mind follow my discussion of the horoscopes under ECMCD or education. My Finding I will refer to it later and not in this article. But I had to use Chara dasha and many other dashas of Jaimini out of sheer necessity and demand. career. I used both dashas and even some conditional dashas on which I did lot of research but have left it to my colleagues in the Astrology Faculty of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan.Without losing respect for Krishna Mishra or Neelakantha. marriage. MY AIMS IN DOING RESEARCH IN JAIMINI CHARA DASHA I must explain that I had been giving excellent predictions through Vimshottari dasha and vargas which late Shehadri mentioned in his books but which I popularised on a large scale. After laying the seven step approach let me explain how I proceeded in interpreting Jaimini astrology within my own limitations. 2. some of them came to me and I found out that if I fixed their lagnas properly on the basis of the scanty information they provided. The reasons are: 1. 3. I took a bold decision to do it myself.(leaving some) I have revealed in my books. . and only seven karakas. I also found that being a government officer with ten to five office hours. From 1978 till my retirement in 1990.

north Indian astrologers put Karakamsha in the birth horoscope and judge the results. the former prime minister of India. he will become a dealer in medicines etc. so the maximum dasha period can be of twelve years only. sudden events and even tragedies. 1989 edition in Hindi) Anyone in the world with Moon and Venus in the same degrees as Atmakaraka and Amatyakaraka in the birth horoscope will also have them in navamsha and they all will become dealers in medicines. 3) Mark the putrakaraka (PK) 4) Mark the darakaraka and also the darakaraka navamsha in the birth horoscope. Mishra Jaimini Sutram of Ranjan Publications. See a sutra for example: Shukrendo Shukradrishe rasavadi p 49. If you judge it from Karakamsha in lagna it may give a different meaning and lot of flexibility is available for interpretation. I will show how following my method. for the Dhanu period the period will be zero which appears absurd to me as no rashi can have zero period. 5) Mark the upapada in the birth horoscope. 2) If Jupiter is at two degrees in Makara. Additionally. timing of events becomes accurate. If in a horoscope there is a zero year for it. I and my students have followed this method and have given many successful predictions with timing becoming accurate. NOTE: I use the Karakamsha lagna in the birth horoscope for many good reasons which are sound. It is the tradition followed in many parts of northern India and gives excellent results. (DKN) and note the dual use I make of it for marriage and also death. 2) Mark the Karakamsha (KL) alongwith the Atmakaraka also in the lagna. some important events cannot be seen at all is my experience. Computing the Chara dasha periods In calculating the periods I neither add one extra year for exalted planet nor deduct one extra for debilitated period for the following reasons: 1) Since there are only twelve rashis.by adding one year to full twelve year period it will become thirteen. Special Point . (Suresh Ch. Dhanu periods are known for rise and fall. If Mercury is at two degrees in Kanya. But in using Chara dasha that is not a handicap.Follow my line of reasoning by preparing charts in which all birth horososcopes are: 1) Marked with karakas. If all karakas are used in navamsha it is called Swamsha. meaning that if Venus is in Karakamsha lagna and is aspected by Moon. I will explain it. The illustrative horoscopes being used here are of those famous persons who life events are historically documented and the horoscopes used have correct lagnas though the degrees of the lagna may be debatable. It is why traditionally. 3) In timing events in horoscopes which have exalted and debilitated planets as in the case of Queen Elizabeth II and Chandrasekhar. If you blend the results from Karakamsha in lagna and Karakamsha in Swamsha (meaning all karakas put in navamsha as south Indian astrologers do) you get better results.

Finally. Elizabeth gave birth to her first child. Virgo 20-04-2003 Marriage. Prince Charles. Sagittarius 20-04-1966. Libra 21-041931. A second child. Leo 20-04-1941. Birth of children 1. Chara Dasha Capricorn 21-04-1926. Princess Anne 15 Aug 1950. Libra 20-041999. no writer on Jaimini has talked of Darakaraka as both giver of spouse and also death. Sagittarius 20-04-1928. Princess Anne. Scorpio 20-04-1929. on 14 November 1948. JAMINI ASTROLOGY . Virgo 21-04-1935. Prince Charles 14 Nov 1948. Taurus 20-04-1966. Pisces 20-04-1984. was born on 15 Aug 1950. In Saptamsha Mercury the PK is in the fifth house aspecting the natural PK Jupiter. Aquarius 20-04-1986. 2. Aries 20-04-1975. Karka -MeshaVrischika which has darakaraka. Gemini 20-04-1957. ( Karka-Meena which has PK). Death should ofcourse be predicted after finding out the span of life which is a tough task and should be approached through many techniques combined in a harmonious scheme and technique.She was married on 20 November 1947.HOROSCOPE ANALYSIS . Capricorn 20-04-1994. Cancer 20-04-1945. From Karka the fifth house receives the aspect of Jupiter the sthira Putrakaraka. Cancer is the seventh house from her lagna and is aspected by DK Saturn and also has DKN.QUEEN ELIZABETH II KN RAO 11 November 2010. . 2:43 PM QUEEN ELIZABETH II Birth of sibling Birth of her only sibling Margaret or Countess of Snowdon Princess Margaret was born on 21 August 1930 in Scorpio-Simha with BK Venus aspect ing the third house from Simha and in dreshkona where Venus is in the third house from Simha. Again in Karka but Makar antardasha which is aspected by PK Mercury in the Saptamsha. In the navamsha lagna there is DKN in Karka while the pratyantara dasha of Vrischika has DK Saturn. Scorpio 20-04-1997.

A bad year “In 1992. In the Saptamsha.journalofastrology. which Elizabeth termed her annus horribilis. after a night spent at Treetops Hotel when word arrived of the death of Elizabeth's father. It was Mithuna mahadasha aspected by PK and Simha antardasha from where the fifth house Dhanu is aspected by PK. and he divorced in 1996. about 100 miles (160 km) north of Nairobi.HOROSCOPE ANALYSIS .3.(Karka lagna) Dhanu antardasha is the sixth house. in Mithuna mahadasha which is aspected by Mercury (PK) and Kumbha antardasha from where the fifth house has the aspect of PK. It is worse as the PK is in the twelfth house (Vrischika twelfth from Dhanu) DK and GK are in the sixth house showing trouble to her children making it a horrible year for her. Edward Mountbatten-Windsor was born on 10 March 1964. There is no need for an eighth karaka as some softwares have and have confused many lovers of Jaimini astrology. two of her sons separated.Prince Edwards was born on 19 Feb 1960. “(from the internet) It was the period of Kumbha-Dhanu which is aspected by PK and from where the seventh house has Rahu. Fourth house is aspected by both AK and AmK in the same dasha. I have discussed these events in my book Planets and Children using Vimshottari dasha and the double transit of Jupiter and Saturn. She and the Duke of Edinburgh moved into Buckingham Palace. She was proclaimed the new queen as both AK and Amk aspect the tenth from Kumbha.RAJIV GANDHI .Chandrasekhar. It is given also in my website www. they had just returned to Sagana Lodge.com (see Articles). and a severe fire destroyed part of Windsor Castle. He must have entered his mother’s womb in the antardasha of Meena which has PK. Revelations on the state of her eldest son Charles's marriage continued. “ It was Makar Dhanu Kumbha dashas with BK aspected by Sun natural significaor for father. NOTE : I make use of different vargas and the researched Chara dasha along with exalted and debilitated planet is shown in the riskiest prediction of my life given to a former prime minister of India . JAMINI ASTROLOGY . Proclaimed Queen “On 6 February 1952. meaning horrible year. Coronation 2 June 1953 It was Karka mahadasha from where AK and Amk aspect the eleventh house and Tula antardasha with both Atmakaraka in the fourth house of raj simhasana or the royal throne and Dhanu antardasha which is the rashi of rise and fall and from Dhanu the ninth house of dignity gets aspected by both Atmakaraka and Amatyakaraka. her daughter divorced. Note: How BK combined with Sun the natural significator for father shows the event of her father’s death. It has been mentioned in the biography of Chandrasekhar of the late Hiralal Chaubey with a mention of how I corrected the lagna itself of Chandrasekar and predicted his rise to the post of the prime minister of India. 4.

But from Tula the fifth house does not show good education in this period and Rajiv could not get any degree. From Kumbha the fifth house it is Saturn in the fifth house aspected by Mars showing technical education which is engineering in this case. Pisces 19-081992 Death of Sanjay Gandhi In Makar-Simha-Karka (15 June 1980 to 2 July 1980) his brother Sanjay Gandhi died in an air accident. From Karka there is Ketu with DKN in the seventh house. Chara Dasha Leo 20-08-1944. Karka is the eighth house from Karakamsha which is Dhanu. From Meena it is again Rahu in the fifth house. Marriage 25 Feb 1968 in Vrischik Karka and Vrisha. 3:16 PM Birth of sibling Birth of Sanjay 14 Dec 1946 Simha which has BK Moon along with so many other karakas. From Vrisha the seventh house receives the aspect of DKN Birth of Rahul Gandhi 19 June 1970 Dhanu Tula Makar.KN RAO 11 November 2010. Love affair and marriage Love affair-“In the January of 1965. From Karka DKN is in the seventh house. Scorpio 20-08-1967. It is a foreign girl with whom he fell in love.Tula is aspected by PK Jupiter and for finer timing see the saptamsha where from Makar the fifth house is . it is safer to use pratyantara dasha in the relevant varga chart. Virgo 20-08-1956. Aquarius 20-08-1984. Libra 29-08-1957. Vrischika is aspected by DKN. From Tula fifth house gets aspected by Rahu showing a technical education. BK Moon is in the eighth house. Dhanu is the fifth house of the birth horoscope. Simha has BK and in dreshkona from Karka BK Moon is in the sixth Dhanu the rashi of accidents. in the antardasha of Vrischika from where the third house is aspected by BK. His younger brother Sanjay Gandhi was born. From Makar which has DKN.” It was Tula Karka. Capricorn 20-08-1977. Note: Remember. Education Went to UK for studies in 1961 in TulaMeena and Kumbha. Sagittarius 20-08-1969. he met Italian Antonia Maino in Varsity restaurant in Cambridge.

1991) is a period of Simhavlokan. To illustrate. contacted me and after examining all the evidences. the natural significator Moon falls in the eighth house. I had taken Rajiv Gandhi’s horoscope and had discussed it ten months before Rajiv’s death. I shared with readers of the Times of Astrology. Rao emphasises that he had detected a primary maraka indicating death) in the June 1990 to August 1991 period. the Kaal Chakra dasha. In the birth horoscope Meena shows MK Saturn in the fourth house aspected by Mars which is DK and that is the dual use of DK here. wrote in the Times of India. has become the proverbial aunt Sally for astrologers now. my research in the most difficult dasha in astrology. Mother killed Prime Minister after mother’s death 1984 October In Kumbha Meena Karka his mother was killed. a time of risks and dangerous dare-devilry. Then a very decent journalist of the Times of India. Vandana Mandlekar. Makar antardasha has DKN and remember the dual use of DK and DKN. 1990 to August 20. a cataclysmic change which can be both fatal and spectacular”. from Karka. Simha which has PK Jupiter and Mesha from where PK is in the fifth house. Killed 21 May 1991 In Kumbha-Makar-Vrischika he was killed. Then why did Rao word it so cautiously in his interview to another magazine in April? (“There will be attempts on the lives of big leaders” is all he said). Karka is the eighth house from Karakamsha which is Dhanu. He did not want to invite the provisions of the Anti-Terrorist Act. for the first time. From Kumbha DKN aspects the seventh house.N.aspected by PK Jupiter. 1991) the following : “In all fairness sample these hints. Rao analysing Rajiv Gandhi’s horoscope in the August 1990 issue of the Times of Astrology wrote: “The Pisces-Sagittarius period (June 6. In Saptamsha from Mesha PK Jupiter aspects the fifth house.. . Saturn MK is aspected by Mars who is also DK in the eighth house from Kumbha. Birth of Priyanka Wadhera 12 Jan 1972 Dhanu which is the fifth house. K.. In August 1990. Amk Venus and the remaining three other karakas aspect the tenth house and he was sworn in as prime minister by president Zail Singh. With Jaimini’s Chara dasha. as I am the first ever astrologer to show how predictions can be made. newspaper men thought with their usual ignorance that no astrologer had predicted this tragic event. an astrological journal. so too with the Kaal Chakra dasha I had done that. In Makar-Simha-Karka his brother had died and now in Kumbha Meena Karka his mother was killed. The Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act ironically passed by the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1987. lumped stargazers with terrorists to declare that action would be taken against whoever “predicts. After the death of Rajiv Gandhi. Prime Minister But from Karka pratyantara dasha. In dwadashamsha. Vrischika is aspected by DKN. he explains. AK Mercury... June 6. The act. a period of total change in his political style of functioning.

an astrologer predicting Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination would have been liable to a minimum of seven years’ imprisonment.prophesises or pronounces or otherwise expresses. advise. JAMINI ASTROLOGY . – The Times of India Rajiv Gandhi’s death was seen by me by applying some other dashas of Jaimini (the Sthira dasha. not the extension of the Atmakaraka of Jaimini to the Vimshottari.CHANDRASEKHAR ..HOROSCOPE ANALYSIS . particularly).” Thus. suggest or prompt. But the application of the Vimshottari dasha was purely classical. in such manner as to incite.. the killing or the destruction of any persons bound by oath under the Constitution. and also the Vimshottari dasha.

3:48 PM The late Hiralal Chaubey. But he died and I could not get the copy of the revised biography of Chandrasekhar. a maraka for Mesha lagna. In Jaimini it would the mahadasha of Kumbha and the antardashas of Simha. In transit. I had insisted that it would happen in the mahadasha of Mercury and the antardasha of Moon very suddenly. It was the policy of implementation of a poorly investigated. I should not have taken that risk as I had still three more months to retire from my service. a noted Hindi journalist. I had said that the Congress would come back to power. unlike now. It was easy to double check the prediction I had given to Chandrasekhar with Chara dasha where from Kumbha. Chandrasekhar died in Apollo hospital in the dasha of Venus. his Amatyakaraka. My explanation was called for. . In the Times of India. I had a string of brilliant predictions to show then. fudged and manipulated report on reservations or the other backward classes of India. unlike now. It remained unnoticed. the former prime minister of India. almost six columns explaining the prediction in Hindi in the Hindi newspaper of Calcutta. in an interview to the Onlooker (Bombay) now defunct. a weekly. had revised his biography of Chandrasekhar. in 1988. the prediction I had given to him in the presence of many people in August 1990 that he would become the prime minister of India for a brief spell that year itself replacing V.KN RAO 11 November 2010. Sanmarg. Earlier. I had written in the Vishwa Vijay Panchanga (Hindi) that Saturn in Makara will lead to his fall.Singh who was looked upon as a menace because of his notorious Mandal politics. after I had retired. As government servants we are punishable under the conduct rules if we participate in politics and a political prediction could be construed as participation in politics. How can this happen in the mahadasha of debilitated Mercury was the question of some astrologers sitting in the large gathering at the place of Chandrasekhar who loved to have a gathering of people around him always. Hiralal had promised to present me a copy of the revised biography because he had mentioned the prediction I had given to Chandrasekhar of his becoming the prime minister at a very crucial time in his career when Chaubey had taken me to him in August 1990. before his own death. I escaped by saying that it was an academic research which I was testing. Today. there would be a change in the central government on the basis of an original research of mine in mundane astrology. Jupiter would be in Karka then and Saturn in Dhanu. A friend presented a copy of it in 2006 and there is mentioned clearly with my name. the Mandal Commission. unknown and I retired peacefully. Then I lost interest in political predictions. Yet. for which he worked as Delhi’s special correspondent. in an interview done by Miss Mandalekar. That was Rajiv Gandhi who was killed on 21 May 1991. Those days. I did it because of my respect for both Hiralal Chaubey and Chandrasekhar. I used to do lot of mundane astrology and fortunately got so many authentic horoscopes. In an interview to Calcutta’s Sunday. 8 July 2007. On the insistence of Hiralal Chaubey I had written a very long article. Jupiter would be in the tenth house. I had said that in 1989.P. I had said that during the election of 1991. a prominent leader would be killed. Later.

Capricorn 01-101896.JAMINI ASTROLOGY . In the dasha of Vrischika aspected by dharma guru Jupiter and AK from the ninth house. the planet of law. talk of his marriage also began in this period as Darakaraka.Vrischik period was to begin at the age of thirteen next. He studied all religions but the presence of Rahu in the ninth house with his AK had adverse influence and “He returned from England in 1891 very much a “brown sahib. Vrischika (1881 to 1892) He was married in this period at the age of thirteen (date of marriage is not known) as both DKN and Upapada are here. Upapada being the pada of the twelfth lord. Taurus 03-101922. Mercury is in the lagna. Scorpio 02-10-1881. Aquarius 02-10-1898. Aries 02-10-1916. 4:13 PM Impressions of Gandhi ? You might well ask for someone’s impressions of the Himalayas. George Bernard Shaw Mahatma Gandhiji’s life is well documented yet the information available about his sons is scanty. he discovered in England the richness of the Indian scriptures and from them on made the Bhagvat Gita as the source of his greatest inspiration in life. Let some known events be traced through Chara Dasha. upapada is in Vrischika and DKN is aspecting Vriscika.HOROSCOPE ANALYSIS . Chara Dasha Libra 02-10-1869. he went to London for studies and studied law as is clear as the PK Saturn is aspected by Jupiter. Leo 03-10-1943. Pisces 03-10-1905. Sagittarius 01-10-1892. Tula. Gemini 03-10-1927. Cancer 03-10-1931. Virgo 02-10-1954 Tula dasha (1869 to 1881) was spent in primary education but those being days of child marriages.MAHATMA GANDHI KN RAO 11 November 2010.” It being a rashi which contained his PK he also became the father of four sons whose dates .

This was a period of intense introspection with so many karakas aspecting it. stolen money was full of remorse. his second son was born Ramdas Gandhi -1898 In Makara and antaradasha of Mesha which has the aspect of PK his third son was born. first in South Africa and later inIndia. The aspect of Rahu brought help from the Muslim friends who had South African connections. receives the aspects of so many karakas.1900 in Kumbha-Vrisha or Mithuna his last son was born. Makara is aspected by PK. aspecting the third house from here. Children Hiralal Gandhi-1888 Vrischik has PK Saturn and is aspected by PK. The tenth house receives the aspect of AK and Amk and the Gandhiji the world came to know was now a formidable personality. Kumbha (1898 to 1905) His struggles. Meena period from 1905 to 1916 With Jupiter the planet of dharma and Amatyakaraka and Atmakaraka Moon both aspecting the ninth house he took Brahmacharya and had no sex and also began to emerge on the national scene as the successor to the great leaders preceding him.R.BK. From Dhanu. The close degrees of Mars and Venus in his lagna without the admonishing presence of GK had let to uncontrolled sexual passion in his early youth. Sun in the tenth house and Gandhiji’s struggles with racist Englishmen who had thrown him out of a first class railway compartment became history and the great turning point of his career including his imprisonments in South Africa.MK and DK. Mithuna is aspected by PK. Devadas Gandhi. Jupiter.Das and Gopal Krishna Gokhale. stolen cigarette stubs. Father’s death The family faced severe economic problems after Karamchand’s death in 1885. Bal Gangadhar Tilak.The somnolent yogi in him was rising to assert and the young Mohandas who had eaten non vegetarian food.Sun. writings. Bipin Chandra Pal. From Dhanu there is Gnathikaraka. C. Meena. It was Vrischika Karka period. the third house of struggles and valour. In the antardasha of Mesha which has has the aspect of PK Mahatma’s first son was born. The fifth house of pratyahara was now blossoming transforming the “sinning” Mohandas into a Mahatma. He was becoming India’s political dharma guru and got world fame with satya and ahimsa as the weapons of struggle in the fight for India’s freedom. Soon the dasha was to change. Towards the end of this dasha he decided to come back to India and fight for freedom with his satyagraha and ahimsa his . Makar Period (1896 to 1898) The struggles continued in this period with Gnathikaraka. This led to satyagraha as his weapon of fight against the white men.of birth with dasha can be seen here. imprisonments caught wide international attention. Dhanu period 1892 to 1896) From Dhanu Amatyakaraka is aspecting the twelfth house along with Atmakaraka and Rahu. AK. natural putrakaraka.1892 In Dhanu from where the fifth house is aspected by PK and in the antaradasha of Vrischika has PK. But he had struggled for a career as the Amatyakaraka is in the sixth house from Vrischika. Karka has Atmakaraka which is period of changes and troubles and has GK Sun also the natural significator for father aspecting the ninth house from here. In Saptamsha.Amk. Manilal Gandhi.

Mercury aspecting the tenth house. “Gandhiji and Kasturba arrived in India and were given a welcome they had not anticipated. Notable here among so many great events is the year 1942 Quit India Movement started on 9 August. he started an ashram at Bochraj in Gujarat and later was induced to visit Champaran in Bihar. Simha (1943 to 1954) Notice Darakaraka from Tula and DKN from Makara aspecting this house. Venus. antardasha of Makara which has DKN and the pratyantara dasha of Mesha which has DK in the seventh house. Mahatma Gandhi had become so powerful a mass leader that Louis Fisher an American journalist had written in his Inside Asia that the British rulers were not realising that Mahatma Gandhi had become so powerful that he had only to shake a finger for the British Indian empire to collapse. Gopalkrishna Gokhale. The emissary of the poor and exploited peasants of Champaran was so persistent that Gandhiji could not refuse him. the Father of the Nation was shot dead. glory and failure and all that is recent history with the divison of the country becoming inevitable. the struggle for freedom of India was at its peak. Karka (1931 to 1943) The rashi dasha which contains Atmarakara is a period of intense tribulations. In Karka Simha with Rahu.two famous weapons and bamboozle western people for whom he had now developed an attitude which is expressed thus: Mahatma Gandhi was once asked what he thought of the Western civilization. Iqbal had now become a proponent of Pakistan. Mesha (1916 to 1922) This rashi contains his Amatyakaraka and Gandhiji had become an amatya among Indian politicians in the truest sense of the term. He became a national leader on arrival. Mithuna (1927 to 1931) Mahatma Gandhi has moulded out of common clay so many leaders and had become an unchallenged leader of leaders but Gnathikaraka aspecting the tenth house from here created from this period onwards so many opponents openly in Mohd Ali Jinnah and his Muslim League and turncoats like Mohd Iqbal the song writer whose Sare Jahan se accha Hindustan Hamara is a national song. (From the internet) Vrisha (1922 to 1927) See how many Karakas including AK and Amk are aspecting the tenth house from here. He said he 'thought it was a good idea'. Kasturba Gandhi died on 22 February 1944 in the mahadasha of Simha which is aspected both by DK Mercury and DKN in Makara. And worst of all in Simha which is aspected both by DK and DKN. After his travels. . he was shocked beyond belief and launched a legal campaign that forced the British farmers to abandon their exploitation and give relief to the peasants. leaders in jail and the British army was getting annihilated by Hitler’s armies led by the brilliant general Rommel. It was his first significant and major victory in India achieved through non-violence. Gandhiji’s political mentor in India. Gandhiji was not aware that his reputation had preceded him. This incidence catapulted Gandhiji to the national scene. India was partitioned in the antardasha of Makara with so many karakas including Mars in the tenth house from here accompanied by worst communal riots between Hindus and Muslims and the greatest mass migration in human history. Meena is a moksha rashi and its dasha shaped Mohandas Karamchanda into the Mahatma the world knows of. Moon. rise and fall. Mars. When Gandhiji went there and saw the conditions. challenges. advised Gandhiji to spend a year traveling around India learning about the problems and making contact with the people.

We fasted that night.2 .MY APPROACH . weeping. I saw him. walked upon this earth. The light had gone out-that light which had shone on the nation with a spiritual effulgence which can rarely be believed my modern generation of Indians. will scarce believe that such one as this ever in flesh and blood.I was a teenager then. and when the news reached us my father fainted. JAIMINI CHARA DASHA . ALBERT EINSTEIN SAID : Generation to come . Let me end this piece by quoting Albert Einstein. served him a volunteer in Sewagram where my father covered his tours as a journalist for twenty two newspapers of the world. it may be.

being a suave non-traditionalist. This article and related material has been syndicated to other websites.” Simhastha Brihaspati Do not accept any interpretation given blindly as for example in Muhurtha Samhitas. Simhastha Brihaspati or Jupiter’s transit in Simha is forbidden for marriages in some muhurta books. asked me and I told her that according . in turn asked him if the railway minister of India spent sleepless nights during this period when Jupiter was in Simha. the biggest on the subject till date and they were amused to find that there was no terror in Simhastha Brihaspati marriages. to show the correctness of his interpretation on ten horoscopes and he will run away but become your enemy for the rest of your life.K. Make your own bold research hoping that someday some wise astrologers will see the utility of this for the modern age. Remember Oliver Goldsmith again “If you were to make little fishes talk. if you are in a mood to argue with him. becomes a superstition. Late Sri S. On such occasions remember God and Oliver Goldsmith both. A police officer Ajay Kashyap (IPS) posted in Delhi was selected for a prestigious job in UNO in 2010 as I had predicted. Governor because of the Commonwealth Games in October 2010. His wife. Let me give on instance which shows timing without embarrassing the Indian Police Service officer. Just as you begin to grow mature you will learn that you have to avoid discussing astrology with an astro-neophyte as much as the dogmatic pandit who argues that his interpretation of a shloka from a Jyotisha book or even a sutra alone is correct. astrology ceases to be the super science it is and.KN RAO 11 November 2010. Do not accept them blindly as we do not know what are genuine and what are interpolated. but he was not being relieved by the authorities in Delhi including the Lt. found that marriages done in this period were just like any other marriages and that the promise in the birth horoscope alone showed correct results. The need to do this research arose because this is the only muhurtha I have seen which is not universal but relates only to the territory between Godavari and Ganga. I. Challenge him. who had collected one hundred and sixty seven horoscopes.” – Oliver Goldsmith. whose wife’s horoscope is being discussed. Tradition should be respected not as a dogma but with malleable intelligence. Working sincerely and most scientifically only one can see the extraordinary beauty of astrology of Hindus. “Every absurdity has a champion to defend it. One astrologer argued with me and said that all gods (remember that it is said that Hindus have 33 crore gods) go away to south India and do not remain in the north at all. an astrology student in the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. It is so with shlokas and sutras also. Some of the marriages which were three decades old were very happy ones. to produce a large research. in service. The aim should be to bring in liberal elitism without violence to scientific and acceptable interpretation of rich astrological tradition of ours given by wise pundits like Madhura Krishnamurthy Sastri and men of his caliber.Kelkar did some work on it. The panchanga (almanac) makes ignore these researches and continue to frighten people with the fictitious results of marriages performed when Jupiter is in Simha which occurs every twelve years. I got done a larger research by asking seven women astrologers. 5:07 PM Originally written for Journal of Astrology. they would talk like whales. When these untested dogmas become source of fright.

From Mesha in the eighth house are her PK Mercury and DK Sun showing a secret love affair. not always. Mother’s death: afflicted MK If a karaka that is afflicted is aspected by Gnathikaraka also it leads to early departure of such person from one’s life. I have found it working in majority of cases.JAIMINI CHARA DASHA . the interpretation of the famous exchanges in her horoscope. See the events leading to her From 1935 to 1939 it was Mesha dasha. the most powerful prime minister of India till today. her Matrikaraka Jupiter is afflicted by Saturn and is being marriage. Indira Gandhi’s horoscope and predictions given about her have ruined the reputations of many astrologers in India as she ruined the political careers of many Indian leaders. From the Jaimini angle and Chara dasha it is equally interesting and provides new insights for our thinking. Mesha has Upapada which took her to a TB hospital in Switzerland where Feroze Gandhi came to meet her from England where he was studying. in various ways generally. Then came her Meena dasha from 1939 to 1949. has been an enigma and also a lesson. In this article I am showing it in three cases. Meena is her navamsha lagna and she was of marriageable age. 5:53 PM Indira Gandhi (19 Nov 1917-31 Oct 1984) some events of her life the most charismatic woman leader in the recent history of the world. For astrologers. Now watch the antardashas from here: Meena Mesha (19 Nov 1939 to Sep 1940) The upapada and the aspect of DK on Mesha in the birth horoscope and of DKN from Simha helped her resolve to marry Feroze Ghandy who later changed it to Gandhi or his family had done it earlier. Her father had to yield to her decision and the declaration was made creating a national uproar which . In the case of Indira Gandhi. Meena Vrisha (19 Nov 1940 to July 1941) Here DK is in the seventh house in which period she told her father in jail that she was determined to marry Feroze.INDIRA GANDHI KN RAO 11 November 2010.

If the Saptamsha is seen all these five dasha levels point to the birth of a baby. can be calculated if one goes upto five levels of Chara dasha. The antardasha was of Vrisha where DK is placed in the Saptamsha. From Meena the fifth house is aspected by Jupiter. Simha has PK which is Mercury. Note: The approximate week of the birth of the baby. GK denoting accidents in the Rasi chart. the significator of father but is also DK. the fifth house from Kanya. From Jan 1944 to Nov 1944 in Meena Kanya with Jupiter. Let me quote what was reported in the Astrological Magazine about this prediction of mine . From May 1942 to March 1943 (Meena-Karka) she must have decided to raise a family as PK is in theifth house from here. of the day also. in some cases. the ninth house receives the aspect of GK which is Moon and Sun the DK is in the third house denoting the longevity of parents. In the Saptamsha. In the lagna chart where PK and DK in the seventh can also show marriage but from Saptamsha the event becomes clear. Death of Sanjay Gandhi Her son Sanjay Gandhi died in June 1980 in Kanya mahadasha from where. From July 1941 to May 1942) it was Meena Mithuna with Rahu and Venus in the seventh and it was an unconventional marriage as Rahu denotes here. From Kanya. For example Sanjay Gandhi was born in Meena-Dhanu-Mithuna-Simha and Vrischika where the PK is placed. She became pregnant again and gave birth in Dec 1946 to her second son. in the birth horoscope. the natural putrakaraka and Mercury the Jaimini PK aspecting Makara. The pratyantara dasha was of Mithuna from where PK falls in the sixth house of accidents and is with DK which also denotes death and is aspected by Moon. From Mithuna the fifth house is aspected both by Jupiter and PK. the PK is aspected by GK representing accidents and in Saptamsha. From March 1943 to Jan 1944 (Meena Simha) with PK being in Simha in the Saptamsha. she gave birth to her first son Rajiv Gandhi. A Parsi as we know was said to have consented to get the marriage performed in a Hindu way. Simha a rashi of accidents from Kanya whose dasha was running. PK and GK are in the twelfth house. Her father’s death on 27 May 1964 happened in Vrischika-Simha-Kanya Vrischika has Sun. Vrischika is the fifth house both of birth horoscope and the Saptamsha. Meena Tula lasted upto September 1945. Now Meena Vrischika was lasting upto July 1946 and PK is here.Jawahar Lal Nehru defended hypocritically. from Kanya the fifth house receives the aspect of Mercury PK. Rajiv Gandhi entered her womb. Simha has Mars BK.

Indira was shot dead on 31st October 1984. Saturn was again her 2nd lord in the 7th house. was reported in Astrological-Magazine as “He mentioned many of Mr. Rahu like Saturn is a fully qualified killer according to Hindu-astrology. The sookshma is . which had proved correct". The Sun in her 5th house again aspected by Jupiter could save her.” There was no saving element anywhere. Now in Saturn-Rahu she had antagonized the Sikhs by hurting their religious sentiments. a close friend and personal secretary of Raja Dinesh Singh. it would not kill her.”(Astrological-Magazine. a killer for Cancer ascendant.” Later. R. It was as follows: (a) The New-Year Horoscope of 1984 had clearly shown a tragic change in the central government. correct.and is mentioned in my book Nehru Dynasty. P. The transit of Rahu in Taurus was bad again as it was on her natal Jupiter. From her Moon. He asked me if I could tell the “time-frame”. I had to work hard.“One night Raja Dinesh Singh had asked me some time in April or May 1984 and I had told him that the end of Indira was imminent. was the question to be decided. Rao’s predictions such as Mrs. Her own death . The pratyantara is of Kumbha from where DKN falls in the seventh house. Jupiter with Mars in Sagittarius was in the 12th house from her Moon in Capricorn. 531) My basis of prediction briefly my basis of this prediction which is remembered and quoted even today and which was reported in the Statesman. Anand Singh. 1984 Saturn in Vishakha (20 degree in Libra) had entered that “crucial-area” again. Saturn’s major period had to be a killer. Moon in her 7th house aspected by Jupiter could save her. Then Rahu with Venus. Mr. in the 6th house was doubly bad. addressing an astrological convocation what Raja Dinesh Singh said. waiting impatiently. Saturn in her lagna was aspecting her lagna-lord: as her 7th and the 8th lord. The calculations were done by my friend Kumar Viveki. a favourite expression of his. Gandhi’s death etc. Transits: In the ashtakvarga. Tula is aspected by DKN with Mars showing violence. a shipping magnate. She had invited her doom. My specific answer was “between 1st and 4th November 1984”. Her span of life could not be more than 68 years by any calculation (see Saturn in the lagna). (From my book Nehru Dynasty) Now see it through Chara dasha Simha dasha (1983 to 1992) Simha is eighth from her Karakamsha which is Makara. as I wrote in the November 1984 issue of the AstrologicalMagazine (available in Delhi in the middle of October) I had already said that after 24 September. (b) Indira was passing through the Saturn-Rahu period. In Simha there is her DKN Sun. In Jupiter-Saturn she had broken off all her relations with her husband and their were terrible scandals heard about her which include the necklace she had got from the king of Saudi Arabia and the mink coat she had got from Dharam Teja. It was Simha Tula and Kumbha period from 17 Oct 1984 to 19 Nov 1984. Which sub-period? Which sub-period. with Dr. it had to prove disastrous. In Rahu-Saturn she had defied her father and married Feroze Gandhi.K. Caroli. June 1990. But Mars in her 2nd house could be a killer though being a yogakarka..

Mesha 1959 to 1964. it should be done once in a while. Cancer 1971.) or so many generations in India who love cine heroes and figures of the glamour world. Mars. Vrisha 1964 to 1968. Ajitabh Bachchan was born in May 1947. His horoscope was given to me by his mother late Smt. Libra 2003. Oct 1942. UP. But who expected him to be voted as the best actor of the twentieth century? That is history now. not fitted into the traditional cine model of a lover like Dilip Kumar or Devanand with their medium height and handsome faces. The trickiest part in astrology is to calculate the span of life and come to the exact period of death. It should satisfy an astrologer to see the fatal period if he can see this period two to four years in advance. JAIMINI CHARA DASHA . Teji Bachchan and I had written about it in my article in the Astrological Magazine twenty six years ago discussing his accident in July 1982 about which I had given a forewarning to his mother.Mesha on 31 October 1984 aspected by DK and DKN. I did this calculation after her death to make sure that my method of computing Chara dasha was correct. Virgo 1991. India. Taurus 1964. Scorpio 2014 Birth of his sibling In Kumbha mahadasha and the antardashas of Simha and Kanya his only sibling.. Amitabh Bachchan. 14:50:30 Corrected War Time. It is a very time taking process which had better be avoided and that time spent on spiritual pursuits. Kanya has his Bhatrikaraka. Let me discuss more events of his life through my tested method of Chara dasha and show many more events. Venus the planet of artistry aspect his tenth house giving to AB the greatest turning . Leo 1980.AMITABH BACHCHAN KN RAO 11 November 2010. Mithuna 1968 to 1971 This dasha of Mithuna was the turning point of his life as AK and AmK. 6:19 PM Amitabh Bachchan (11 Oct 1942. the physically tall actor. Sun and Mercury along with PK. If the actual death occurs two years after the period it should not be treated as an error but a near accurate prediction. Aries 1959. The sequence of dasha in his case is: Aquarius 11-10-1942. That prediction was based on Vimshottari dasha. carved out his place as an angry young man. But to convince that jyotisha is a pratyaksha shastra. Allahabad. Meena 1951 to 1959. Gemini 1968. The prana dasha is also of Mesha. Pisces 1951..

If four of five levels of Chara Dasha are worked it will be: Mahadasha is of Simha aspected by GK Antardasha of Tula having GK Pratyantaradasha of again Tula Sookshma dasha is Mesha seventh from GK but aspected by Rahu and Ketu. exalted and vargottama.point in his career with some acting roles in which he was noticed. he made a guest appearance in the film Guddi which starred his future wife Jaya Bhaduri. This was the period of Simha Tula. He narrated part of the film Bawarchi.” The next dasha of Karka 1971 to 1980 has DK and also DKN. “He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Bollywood cinema. could have taken birth in the antardashas of Meena/Kumbha starting from January 1974. His first child. During this time. Tula from 14 July 1982 to 11 August 1982. Bachchan won his first National Film Award for Best Newcomer. Let me quote from some information gathered by some students as my knowledge of cinema is awfully poor. He contested Allahabad's seat of 8th Lok Sabha against H. Bachchan took a break from acting and briefly entered politics in support of longtime family friend. This was followed by several films including Reshma Aur Shera (1971). Anand (1971) followed. Madhu and Jalal Agha. a film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and featuring Utpal Dutt. All that I have been able to get from the internet is that the accident was on 26 July 1982 in the shooting of picture Coolie but the time is not mentioned. The Prana dasha could be Karka which has DK and it was a very fatal accident which nearly could have caused death. . Bachchan's roles as a doctor with a cynical view of life garned him his first Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award. Shweta. Foray Into Politics: The Cesspool “In 1984. Jupiter. GK Moon is aspecting this rashi Simha and in the antardasha of Tula the accident took place in July 1982 perhaps on 2 July. a daughter. Rajiv Gandhi. His son Abhishek in news as an actor and husband of Aishwarya could have been born in 1976 in Karka Dhanu from April 1976 to Jan 1977 as the Saptamsha given here shows PK in Mithuna with Kumbha lagna. Marriage and Children I do not have the exact date of his marriage but the likely period is Karka Mesha which was from April 1973 to January 1974 Mesha being the seventh house of the navamsha.” “Bachchan made his film debut in 1969 as one of the seven protagonists in Saat Hindustani. Let me show the same event through Chara dasha. Though the film was not a financial success. His Accident of 1982 I had given this prediction in Jan 1982 to his mother and had written an article also in the Astrological Magazine. where he starred alongside Rajesh Khanna. Amitabh then played the role of an infatuated lover in Parwaana (1971). It was in the Simha dasha which was from 1980 to 1991. and has since become one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema.

Bachchan was voted the Greatest Star of stage or screen of the Millennium by BBC online poll where he defeated many Hollywood legends. was becoming visible. there is GK in the tenth house. From Makara. In his case. Simha Mesha (March 1987 to Feb 1988) He got disgusted with politics and with AK and AmK in the sixth house of struggle decided finally to leave politics which annoyed his childhood friend Rajiv Gandhi. It must have been so as from Makara. If a karaka that is afflicted is aspected by Gnathikaraka also it leads to early departure of such person from one’s life. in various ways generally.N. I will trace four more events through Chara Dasha. however. was short-lived: he resigned after three years. generally.2% of the vote). though aspected by GK. Venus.His political career. he was honoured with the Actor of the Century award at the Alexandria International Film Festival in Egypt in recognition of his contribution to the world of cinema. He won his elections in Makara from where the planet of democracy. calling politics a cesspool. Sun and BK here eliminates the need for a separate karaka for father. In 2001. Amitabh’s Kanya dasha was from 1991 to 2003. It was the period Kanya mahadasha with AK and AmK here aspecting the tenth house and antardasha of Mithuna from where the tenth house is aspected by AK and Amk. There is Moon here. an unpleasant change in his life. the Matrikaraka. former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and won by the one of the highest victory margins in general election history (68. Also note The Tula dasha started from 2003 and will last upto 2014. Amitabh joined politics in this period and Makara being a rashi. See the tenth house with AK and Amk and PK and BK. aspects the tenth house. World recognition “In 1999. BK also in the sixth house representing his brother Ajitabh and the controversy of Bofors in which Ajitabh too was mentioned. The end of his mother Smt. Smt. the Indian prime minister particularly after he described politics as “cesspool”.Teji Bachchan died on 21 Dec 2007 in Tula Meena Tula. Dhanu is the rashi of rise and fall and accidents etc. Harivansh Bachchan died on 18 Jan 2003. not always.Teji Bachchan who had done Vishnusahastranama with me many times in my house. Bahuguna. He won his elections against H. the ninth house is excellent having Atmakaraka. it was from the film world to what he called the cesspool of politics. of change . Amitabh’s Matrikaraka Saturn receives the benefic aspect of Jupiter. Bahuguna which was a big achievement and entered the Indian parliament and got disgusted with politics soon. Note here both BK Mars and Sun are placed proving it to be bad for his famous father Harivansrai Bachchan whom our generation admired much more than Amitabh. Amatyakaraka and Putrakaraka. Saturn.” (from the internet). This period ended in 2001 with Kanya-Kanya where both AK and AmK and PK forming many Jaimini . It was Kanya Kanya Makar both BK and Sun are here and DK in the seventh house. Notice. representing mother and eighth from here in Vrisha is Saturn.N.” Simha Dhanu (July 1983 to June 1984) and Simha Makara upto May 1985. DK Jupiter aspects MK Saturn in the eighth house from Tula.

.. (from the internet). It was Tula mahadasha and Kumbha antardasha which is the lagna of the Saptamsha and the pratyantardasha of Makara where DK Jupiter is placed in the Saptamsha. USING JAIMINI CHARA DASHA TO FIX AND CORRECT THE LAGNA .rajayogas are present. It is how Chara Dasha as researched by me and used both in the birth horoscope and relevant varga charts are to be used. Marriage of his son Aishwarya Abhishek wedding photos 27 Apr 2007 .

sikhsentinel. He and several people active in the Khalistan movement decided that the SYA would issue a press statement that called for the unconditional release of Radu. give the case of an ambassador whose kidnapping had become a major topic of discussion in Delhi in October 1991.htm . 62. if they have archives.” I had given prediction on the basis of prashna that the ambassador would come back alive but the Delhi would not get any credit. This appeared to be retaliation for Romanian arrests of KLF members suspected of the attempted assassination of Julio Ribeiro. I now find. http://www. Radu was released unharmed. Let me. Harjinder Singh Jinda and Sukhjinder Singh Sukha. the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) kidnapped a Romanian diplomat. A friend in Delhi police asked me to work on the problem astrologically. The statement was published in every newspaper in Punjab and in Iinternational Sikh publications. Liviu Radu. It has been the glory and agony of my astrological career because I took risks. I have included in my book Ups and Downs in Career from where I will quote here first and explain it through Chara Dasha. “In my book Astrology. Destiny and the Wheel of Time in the chapter “Crime and Guru’s Grace”. From Wikipedia : Khalistan Liberation Front KLF was among the Sikh groups that claimed responsibility for the 1991 kidnapping of the Romanian chargé d'affaires in New Delhi. In October 1991. perhaps. Liviu Radu to barter the release of two top militants. The kidnapping case reported on a website. Harpal Singh said that the kidnapping only harmed the cause and that it should never have taken place. I have discussed it. KLF kidnapped a Romanian diplomat.com/sikhsentinel0309/harpalsingh1. Liviu Radu. predicted and succeeded when God showered his grace on me and failed me when I became overconfident and. arrogant. Also that year. those human frailities which affect us. is described thus. Eventually. the Indian ambassador to Romania.KN RAO 17 November 2010. Among many let me explain through Chara Dasha a case which may be there in the archives of Delhi police. He got the birth details without the birth time. on the basis of that experience.[9] Radu was released unharmed after Sikh politicians criticized the action. we the humans. Harpal Singh told TSS that he was instrumental in his release. 11:00 AM I have explained why I had to do a research on Chara Dasha to fix lagnas in cases where the birth date was known but not the birth time. in Bucharest.

Then I prepared Chara Dasha thus: Dhanu 1938 to 1940 Vrischika 1940 to 1950 Tula 1950 to 1951 Kanya 1951 to 1961 Simha 1961 to 1970: I paused here and saw DK in the seventh house and reasoned that Radu must have married in this period to have two grown up sons shown by television channels. 11:07:10 (2:00 East) Bucharest. Karka 1970 to 1980 Mithuna 1980 to 1985 Vrisha 1985 to 1991 Mesha 1991 to 1996 Upapada is in Karka aspected by GK Sun (in this case terrorist) and Jupiter DK. DOB: November 18. Radu and her two sons whose frequent appearances on television channels had made their faces familiar to us and had added to the agony of Delhi police. Romania. marked the degrees and fixed the karakas. Amk Mars. The time of birth was unknown. the Sun and the Mercury combination giving him the post of an ambassador in a foreign country. He got it from circle police inspector on phone who collected it from Mrs. Here Saturn-Mars axis had made this a big international news very adverse to India. Romania. It was 18 Nov 1938. What should be the lagna? I reasoned out like this: I fixed Sagittarius as the ascendant for three reasons. 1938.I told my friend police officer of a high rank that I preferred working on the birth horoscope and he should get me the birth details of Radu. (c) For kidnapping to take place the twelfth lord has to come into play. (a) There is a rajayoga in the twelfth house. which I decided should be . The karakas were: AK Mercury. Bucharest. In Vimshottari dasha the kidnapping took place in the dasha of Saturn aspected by Mars twelfth lord whose role must exist in kidnapping and the antardasha of Venus in the twelfth house and the pratyantara dasha of Saturn. Saturn MK. Venus PK. I prepared the south Indian horoscope of the day without the lagna. Sun GK and Jupiter DK. Moon BK. (b) There was an exchange between the tenth and the twelfth lords. See the horoscope in the south Indian format without the lagna.

30 a. 1967 at 1. After January 29. 1970 Delhi.00 and 6. The additional information passed on was: (a) Mrs. I took my readings there and slowly verified them thus on the basis of Chara dasha. 1940 between 9.Dhanu. Mrs. Bucharest. 2.” Then I came home prepared the horoscopes of her two sons on which I relied more. Is there a sister younger to him? Only one brother elder to him. Between 1951 and 1961 was he studying at some place other than his country and achieved by academic distinction? Could not be verified. (c) The ambassador’s mother died when he was only six years old. I then wrote out my readings and told my police officer friend who insisted.m. 1978. inspite of my strong reluctance. Bucharest.00 and 9. 1965. (b) A brother younger to her died. The account is in my book Ups and Downs in Career. “My readings which the wife of the ambassador had seen were: 1. Radu.V. 4. India between 6. 7. (e) The second son was born on August 26. “A” was born on September. Between 1980 and 1985 sharp changes in career? 1979 Romanian T.30 in the morning. Had he studied foreign languages other than his mother tongue? 5. 1964 and before the end of 1965 or up to April 1966 was his marriage finalized? October 16.m. Between 1970 and 1980 mostly out of his country? 1970 to 1973 in India and 1976-78 in Ceylon. that I meet the wife of the kidnapped ambassador.20 p. (d) First son was born on October 22. His father died on January 1 or 2. her . He is either the first child or the first male child in the family. Has an elder brother. then there was an abortion and the second son was born in August 1970. 6. till 1990. 3. Between December 1966 and March 1969 was there any abortion or child birth or vice versa. 8. The first son was born in 1967. She is the eldest..

MY APPROACH . Starting with a Sanskrit shloka or sutra. not available anywhere else except in my two deeply researched books on Chara Dasha and Mandook Dasha which I tested and rested before writing them. I presume. actually a quarrel (these days about Jaimini dashas) -. astrologers using very offensive language and uttering arrant nonsense. They spout ill-informed academic poison. you find yourself between a precipitous rock and a deep sea. JAIMINI CHARA DASHA . (e) The star position of Mrs “A” and her two sons indicate that: (i) His release will be delayed may take up to end of November 1991. I have seen it so often. Radu. Involved in such quarrels. (b) The hostage may not be in Delhi.3 KN RAO 19 November 2010. a fatuous rhetorical war path. I asked them how they can claim to know Jaimini astrology without using Karakas. (Mercury retrograding). To say that you know and do Jaimini astrology . (iv) He is likely to come back alive. (d) Some positive indications about his captivity are likely to be known by 27th October. they end up abusing each other. I have said that it is original research. but with ruined health.astrologers come away claiming victory. 5:34 PM Originally written for Journal of Astrology and syndicated to other websites It has been customary at the end of an astrological debate.own and finally decided what degrees of Dhanu it should be and gave further readings to the police officer who passed in on to Mrs. released by Khalistan terrorists reached home without the Delhi police getting any credit on that day. Mercury entered Dhanu on 26 November 1991 and ambassador Radu. The final readings were: My readings were summarized by my friend thus: (a) The hostage seemed to have been lodged in South-West direction from his house. (iii) His health would deteriorate. (f) No danger to his life. They cannot overcome their obsessions. My argument offends them. (ii) Calls for hard bargaining between abductors and negotiators. Now work on Chara Dasha as I have discussed in the series on the basis of the final horoscope of Radu I prepared which is given here. (c) He could be in Ajmer or in any other pilgrim town of Rajasthan. though I was not sure.

Instead of quarreling let us arrive at a consensus. you come across a brilliant predictive clue. they should not to bother for the criticism and comment of most of the astrologers. astrology will suffer and you will get dubbed as dishonest. about them. knowing English. if you arrive at the correct degrees of the lagna. Even with what little one grasps. Applicable conditional dasha should be applied. If majority of your predictions have come out correct. It must be done consistently applying the same parameters to horoscopes after horoscopes. Once convinced of their correctness. dazzling in its vast range but bafflingly recondite. career etc. marriage. First step: When in doubt about the correctness of a horoscope use Chara Dasha as I do. test it on as many horoscope as you have in your possession. I have admitted in writing my failed predictions giving reasons. one begins to give a false impression of being a seer. Do not stop here but give predictions only on this basis for some time to test the soundness of your discovery.without using Karakas is like saying that you do Parashari without using seven grahas (leaving out Rahu and Ketu). these days.!!! Follow the steps given here. The horoscope of Atal Behari Vajpai is a good example to remember all your life. use the relevant vargas. It will be shown in the cases of Sachin Tendulkar and Benazir Bhutto in this article. and get or collect a feedback to be convinced that you are working with correct or corrected horoscopes. Jaimini astrology is epic in scale. as I alone do. Otherwise. in your writings. always for verification. children. Verify some indisputable events of a horoscope like education. dash off their opinions. mythic in symbolism and operates through subtlest hints which are sub-atomic. Read the biography of Atalji and see what horoscope is given there!! It is Vrischika lagna and 1924 birth which I alone have used among astrologers. It is. a strenuous exercise. if you like. 1924 or 1925 and “prove” a point or a research. preposterous to show the horoscope of Atal Behari Vajpai with Tula lagna for different years. if such details are available. One lifetime is not sufficient to grasp it. if your verification was faulty. Step seven :When you read articles of some writers you begin to pick and choose easily. Choose bio-facts as I call it. for example. admit it honestly. as far as I know. Let astrologers be not liars. Step four: Always ignore ponga pandits who claim to know the meaning of Sanskrit shloka or sutra and. The sample size for testing must be at least twenty five. Step six: If in doing a research on horoscopes. and I will show it in a later article . Examine it again through the most popular Vimshottari dasha and. Some writers are very honest and will not use doubtful horoscopes and justify with . on different fora of the internet or even some astrological journals. Step five: If inspite of all these you discover that you have committed an error in getting or working on a wrong horoscope or. Imagination is needed to unravel aphorisms. do not get yourself influenced by the claim of astrologers that they have a different horoscope which alone is correct. Then use it openly in your predictions and. I have repeatedly told students of astrology to follow some steps when dealing with doubtful horoscopes. To date. Step two: Before accepting a horoscope. Step three: Give some short term predictions to them or. collect as many events of a man’s life as you can and verify them soundly. Jaimini astrology is the greatest branch of astrology ever found anywhere in the world.

and others. choked many astrologers from even expressing honest fears. In making predictions about their coming end I used the more obvious planetary combinations which I have taught but never referred to the subtle and secret factors. Step nine: Always use. when you are doing the analysis of a horoscope. Step ten: Re-check what you have written. some events relating to parents. unless some indisputable facts are verified stage by stage. This has been always a fault with many including me because while writing thoughts that race in the mind lead the writer into unconscious errors which he fails to correct. In the case of Rajiv Gandhi. of course. That is the line I have strictly followed in my books and articles. Step eight: Similarly. you may show and use one dasha only for brevity and clarity. Step twelve What to hide and what to reveal is a tough task for even an experienced writer of astrology books. You will realize soon that in the world of astrology there are many malicious fellows. It now is a forgotten dream amidst so many unscrupulous astrologers. more than one dasha though while writing. with examples. . Every book on lesser known and used dashas or lesser used dasha which has come out of the pen of BVB teachers of Delhi follows this line strictly.vehement dishonesty. But first the controversy relating to the Karakamsha must be dealt with. Contributing something positive is not their primary aim. Step eleven: In doing a research on any dasha. I will use in this article. Do not waste your time reading them anymore. This keeps happening is my honest opinion. what I always regard as the clinching factor. the nature of education. Show the birth of siblings. betraying their low upbringing at the earliest. Most of the researches show one or two events only which cannot validate any dasha with conviction and confidence. the results shown in stray incidents like becoming a prime minister. even in my conversations with astrologers. I was so sure of his violent end but the amended Terrorist Act his government passed. from 1984 to 2007). the horoscopes of: 1) Sachin Tendulkar 2) Benazir Bhutto. Having said that let me deal with the horoscopes of some important persons which have been always a source of hot debate and acrimonious controversy. have no meaning. marriage and children with proper timing. I have restrained from even talking about it. Neither in predicting nor in writing should they be revealed is a view I share with many astrologers of earlier days of honest astrology. career patterns with its good and disastrous landmarks and. not. Follow only the techniques of honest writers. In writing over a period (from the prediction about the death of Indira Gandhi to Benazir Bhutto. The racing mind moving faster than the eye has made me a very incompetent proof reader. you will see some writers using good techniques soundly and some. There are certain subtle factors which point to fatality and sexual crimes.

(PVNarasimha Rao. He knew astrology but did not know Jaimini) Venus: Will become a great official. He wrote that Saturn in Karakamsha makes one famous in one’s own line. including mine and got results. Mars: Will prepare medical mixtures and will bear arms. with very good results) tested on many horoscopes. it caused more confusion which I have explained in my book on Mandook Dasha (which I do differently than other writers. a very keen researcher in Jaimini. If any of the planets is in the Karakamsha the results will be: Sun: Will be fond of public service and will be fond of political activities. I was told. I will explain in later. (Amitabh Bachchan and all people born on 14 Oct 2010 should be government servants or fond of political activities. All people born on 19 Oct 2010 will bear arms or in professions involving fire. I tested it on horoscopes with me and found that if I used the south Indian method.Karakamsha Let me first clarify why I use Karakamsha in the birth lagna as the north Indian astrologers do. A friend of mine has this combination in his horoscope and he worked in a bank. (All people born in the world on 1 September 2010 will have this combination. First let me explain why putting KL in the lagna appears logical to me. and not in the navamsha. I saw books on Jaimini by south Indian writers who put the Karakamsha (KL) in the navamsha while the north Indian astrologers prepared a full chart with KL in the center in the place of the lagna and put other planets as they are in the birth horoscopes. It does not solve our problem. will know the rules of sacrificial functions and will have good knowledge in Vedanta. a stop gap prime minister twice has this.) Jupiter: Will be well versed in Vedic or religious rituals. Will live by professions involving preparations in or near fire. Suryanarain Rao’s translation of Jaimini Sutras is a mere translation of the sutras without any illustration. (GLNanda would. He does not prepare medical mixtures but buys medicines only. Read my comments in brackets which I have added now. (Charan Singh would not have been politician. weaver or manufacturer of clothes will be clever in preparing curios. will become political personage. should have been a trader not a prime minister. will be fond of many women and will retain vitality and sexual passion till the age of one hundred years. That is . will be well versed in social and political matters. It was one the earliest books to influence me along with some books in Hindi from Varanasi. Someone showed me an article of a writer who. Results of Karakamsha B.) Mercury: Will become a merchant. will have religious wisdom.) Saturn: Will be famous in his line of work. Yet some results as given in the book are reproduced here first to show the confusion that gets created as a result of a translation without illustration.) Moon and Venus: If the full Moon and Venus are in Karakamsha the person will command great wealth and all comforts.

SUPPRESSION OF BIRTH DATA 4 March 2010. Can we jump to such conclusions merely on the basis of the Atmakaraka and its navamsha position in the navamsha chart? It is obvious that it is a fallacious approach. All the people born in the world will be known for their work as they will become famous in their line. It should be clear that if the entire Navamsha of karakas are to be used for Karakamsha then: (a)Anyone who has Sun as the Atmakaraka will invariably have Sun in the Karakamsha also will become public servant and will be in political activities. There cannot be a group of people born all over the world who will become famous only because Saturn will be Atmakaraka and therefore will be in Karakamsha of all the people in the world born on 8 Sept 2009 at any time and in any lagna.a well know Jaimini aphorism. (b)Similarly those who have Venus as Atmakaraka will have great sexual virility till the age of one hundred years. But before read what I have written on my website ETERNAL INDIA 29 . Notes 1. The sheer absurdity of taking Karakamsha lagna so mechanically and herding all the people born with Saturn as Atmakaraka must be noticed and discussed by Jaimini scholars. Some astrologers use the Karakamsha in the birth horoscope and call it Karakamsha and use the entire navamsha of all Jaimini Karakas and call it Swamsha which appeals to reason. (c)All those who have the Saturn as the Atmakaraka will be famous in their own line of work. Now see some hotly debated horoscopes. If such is the case we can look at all horoscopes in which Sun is the Atmakaraka and draw a fast conclusion that such persons will be public servants and will be interested in political activities. 11:44 AM KN RAO . The north Indian style of Karakamsha Put the Karakamsha in Dhanu and retain the planets of 8 Sept 2009 as in the birth lagna and you get a different meaning which appeals to me. Why were people born at the same time as Indira Gandhi not famous? The reason is that a prediction cannot be based on an isolated factor. prasiddha karmajivi. Let me give an example. There is no hint given in any book available in the market to show how the Karakamsha and Swamsha are distinguishable and which one is to be used when for predictive purposes. Jaimini says Saturn in Karakamsha or in 2nd house from Karakamsha Lagna indicates the person will be known for his work. In an article later I will give scanned copies of Karakamsha prepared by north Indian astrologers. Cast the horoscope of people anywhere in the world of 8 Sept 2009 according to the Lahiri ayanamsha and see Saturn at twenty nine degrees and 51degrees.

Let me quote what I wrote in the preface to LEARN SUCCESSFUL PREDICTIVE TECHNIQUES OF HINDU ASTROLOGY. More amusing is the gimmick of India celebrating the birth anniversary of the former Indian Prime Minister. perhaps) one year before the year used by astrologers and. including what they call their ‘research’. Raman takes the time as 8-56 p. on October 2 every year when according to his well-known family horoscope it should be 9 October. (c)I have used the time given to me by some Bengali friends which gives me 4-42-10 p. there must be sound approach through the verification of life events. did not know his birth day. Raman in Notable Horoscopes is in his discussion of the horoscope of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu ignoring all traditional evidence. as he had once told me. of some year in the nineteenth century and at a particular time. "Gurur-mrityago tasya VaikunthaGatham" Which means that after death. Bhaktivedanta Swami which took considerable scrutiny because while the famous and distinguished astrologer. India's astrological journals and books contain the horoscope of Dr. Sardar Vallabh Patel. Lahiri. the Government of India celebrates the Teacher’s Day on September 5 every year.S. though there is a difference of 48 minutes shown by N. who. "Birth-Time: Hearsay Evidence — We in India have three historical instances of famous men being discussed in astrological articles.T. S. First of all. with Simha Lagna (b)Dr. Using that data. year and time. that he not being an astrologer. When asked by astrologers. Radhakrishnan explaining Saraswati Yoga.S. Gopal. Lahiri gives in Advanced Ephemeris (p112) the birth detail of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as 17-30 I.4 March 2010.Radhakrishnan. Misra. 11:44 AM The debate among astrologers about the correct birth data or the suppression of the correct birth details of celebrities and historical figures will be unending. that he was born on October 30. But his own son has called his father an illegitimate child with an entirely different date and year of birth.m. Dr. being an Iron Man. that India’s super Bismark. " Birth-Time: Chaitanya Mahaprabhu — The worst mistake committed by Dr. C. who according to a biography written by his son. C.C. was born on a different day of September (in the 4th week of the month. those who have Jupiter in the 8th house. on the basis of a pure dogma. "Living an Era". Gopesh Kumar Ojha. giving not any astrological logic but.m. go to the highest .P. which gives him Tula lagna. an American astrologer insisted that it had to be Dhanu lagna. he decided. (a)As a contrast see what N. gave him Makar lagna. See for instance the results attributed to Jupiter in the 8th house. Birth Lagna and Dogma: Prabhupad There is in this book a long portrait of Prabhupad A. known for decisiveness. could never correct a horoscope. It is pernicious not to follow astrological basics. A more interesting case is that of the former Indian President. a well-known politician of Madhya Pradesh. astrologers have discussed his horoscope too often and too nauseatingly. giving me Simha Lagna. Lal Bahadur Shastri. The late D. wrote in his book.

This is not astrology but dogma.) Lal Bahadur Shastri Very early in my astrological career I came across a horoscope of Lal Bahadur Shastri with Moon in Kanya and Dhanu lagna with the date of birth not given by as many as three famous and established astrologers of India. What blindfolded the American astrologer was a prejudice. not on the basis of any astrological logic.Raman.Raman and also Hardeoji about it and they said that out of their respect for Shastriji they decided not to give the date of birth but made successful prediction about his short term as prime minister and tragic death. later in a book. But the age old Hindu or even Moghul emperor’s tradition of giving wrong birth data will continue for some reasons.world. Astrologers have always quarreled without realizing that they are fooled by politicians and celebrities. Sri Suryanarain Vyas. made it difficult for the wrong date to continue since it was well known that I had got the details from the sister in law of the elder sister of Virendra Sehwag. I cast the horoscope and found that the date of birth was October 9 not 2nd on which his birthday is celebrated. not a scientific approach and is not in harmony with the Mahaprabhu’s spirit (Taror-api-sahishnu more tolerant than the tree. She is high ranking officer in the Indian railways and knows astrology. (3 March 2010) . There has been no such compulsion in the case of Tendulkar. This may have led to the creation of 24 April as the birthday of Sachin Tendulkar. Then in course of time an aunt of my younger brother’s wife married someone in the family of Lal Bahadur Shastri and I got the Memorial Volume in which the family horoscope given was the same as used by the three astrologers referred to above with Dhanu lagna and Moon in Kanya. Suppression of correct birth details was not possible in this case. "the person is walking on the path to hell" . I gave it to Sri Manoj Pathak who has produced an article which is there displayed on the website. Sri Hardeo Trivedi and Dr. I asked Dr. I told many that the birth details of Virendra Sehwag were different in earlier year with his month of birth shown as May or April not 20 October of 1978.B.V. Then when I got the birth details from Karveji and his daughter Pinky. They keep burning their fingers and never learn any lesson. He saw concentration of five planets in the 8th house of Rajneesh (Osho) and concluded. Tendulkar In early nineties of the last century a television anchor from Bombay who specialized in sports used to meet me in Delhi and promised that he would get the birth details of both Tendulkar and Kambli. But then an article in an issue of the Journal of Astrology. In his next visit he told me that he would not be able to get it as the families of both Tendulkar and Kambli were advised not to give their birth details to anyone.

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1999: Chara dasha was Kumbha/Karka. . would do well in cricket. Mumbai lost in the semifinals of the Ranji Trophy. ii. Sachin and predicted that he would be great and world famous. well known for fixing correct birth time of many people. Ajit. along with his elder brother who was then playing cricket. According to a method of Shri K. .Krishna Chaturthi. Saturn in Vrisha aspected by Jupiter gives fame. Eknath Solkar. The Karve family had the correct birth details of Sachin. Ranji Trophy beckoned. The wife of Yogi Karve told Shri Rao that the father of Sachin.. (asterisk here represent the innings when he remained not out). In Sarvashtaka varga. 1995 in Venus-Moon-Moon. iii. The one being used here was passed on to Shri K. who had married twice. Yoga Variyan and Week day Saturday. Mars.His daughter was born in October 1997. Exalted Sun in Mesha aspected by Mars which makes one a ferocious warrior. Moon – Vrishchik. 7:13 PM Different horoscopes have been and are being used for Sachin. 207*. Further verification can be done by finding out the number of brothers and sisters of Sachin Tendulkar.N. with Vinod Kambli partnering him and making 349*. Verification of Events Death of father He passed away on 19th May. The prodigy had arrived and was noticed when he scored centuries with ease. daughter of Yogi Karve. and they went home rubbing their eyes after Sachin’s run-feast..N. Rao and which I have found giving good results.KN RAO. and Sachin promptly hit a century on his debut against Gujarat. He played for Mumbai in all the junior categories in 1987-88. Sachin’s batting prowess was proving too much for school level and it was evident that he was cut out for a larger role... Mercury in Meena aspects the fifth house. two of the strongest houses are the third and sixth. Milind Rege. popularity.had assembled in anticipation of the event. Nakshatra – Jyestha. Children .. Test debut on November 15.. The last innings was the one which is the most talked about. Tithi . the total number of brothers and sisters could be 4 or a maximum of 5. had met Yogi Karve. After the demise of his father it was reported in the Press that his father was survived by his wife.Sachin played in both the tournaments for Mumbai schoolboys. 346* and 329*. In Chara dasha it was mahadasha of Kumbha from where the Putrakaraka. 1999 due to cardiac arrest in Venus-RahuSaturn. Striking features The horoscope made on this basis has some striking features. and scored his first century in competitive cricket. When asked if the elder son. among others . Yogi Karve pointed to the younger child.. stuff of which icons are made. and iv. The notable astrological features of the horoscope are: i. Son was born to him on 23rd September. Sachin had the average to beat all numbers in Harris Shield in 1987: 1034 from innings of 27*. the Under 17 Giles Shield and the Under 17 Harris Shield. .. 125. Marriage – Sachin got married on 19 May. Rao by the supernormally gifted Pinky Karve. MANOJ PATHAK 19 November 2010. Mumbai’s cricket deities-Gavaskar. which is excellent for a sportsman. when Sachin had not entered his teens yet. A world record partnership of 664 runs. according to Jatakabharanam. but Sachin scored and his big scores signaled his inclusion in the Indian team. The following details were given. Exalted third lord.. 1989.

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