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Saturn in Magha

Saturn in Magha

“Yoga is 99% practice & 1% theory.” — B.K.S. Iyengar

The first pada is Saturn’s debilitated navamsha. They are likely to work in government service, working with the mass in a one size fits all sort of way. Of course this greatly restricts a persons expressions of personal or original intelligence, but it’s great for people we expect to remain impartial like police, judges, care workers; but also office administrators, and more routine public service clerks. There is typically no glamour is this position, just a lot of hard, thankless work. Some might even describe it as somewhat soul crushing. The sacrifices Saturn makes just seems to get eaten up in Ketu’s black hole; sucked up by his vacuum. It might be difficult to see the meaning and magic of life. The wonder is often missing from these people for most of their lives.

They might find themselves with heavy responsibilities for children. This may be their own children, step children, or some kind of social services or government employee responsible for children: social work, criminal justice, group homes, orphan care and this kind of thing. They might be surrounded by childlike wonder but have little opportunity for such past-times themselves.

As a child they might have only had older people, servants and workers to “play” with. We loose this term loosely in this case. “After your chores are done; then you can play.” But the chores never end. In early life they will most certainly feel as though they are denied what they are entitled to. This can be a delay in in getting returns on investment. Or like “poor” Prince Charles, he had to wait almost his whole life before his mother finally died and he was able to claim his birth right as King of England.

The problems begin when a person is young and they are harshly censored for any kind of personal expression. Just follow the masses; this is it, look around you, there is nothing more to life than this. Later on these folks will often continue the same pattern established by their elders: checking the creative childlike wonder of others and expecting everyone to fall in line. Yes, they are party-poopers and they can be harsh cruel disciplinarians; cold and hard strict moralists; usually hypocrites.

We might note that this Saturn assets both Venus’ signs Taurus and Libra. The values old friends, long term agreements, and things that retain their values. They have the ability to hold onto investments that go through a slump and them later retain and increase in value. They might enjoy gambling, but they do not usually take biog risks. They are usually cautious in speculations. From their rigid discipline something quite unique and special might arise.

Saturn conjunct Regulus: Just, friends among clergy, success in Church or law, scholarly, wealth, gain through speculation, companies and friends, high position, proud of home and family, good health, heart trouble at end of life. If angular and especially if rising or culminating, public honour and credit. If Mars be with the Pleiades, violent death in a tumult.

Saturn in Magha does not appear to be very good for the Heart. Jackie Robinson died at age 53 from heart disease which was complicated by diabetes.

B.K.S. Iyengar’s Astrology Chart (Tenatively rectified)

B.K.S. Iyengar: His book “the light on yoga is one of the most famous yoga manuals. “Yoga is the light, which, once lit will never dim. The better you practice the brighter the flame.” “The mind is king of the senses, but the breath is king of the mind.” “The hardness of a diamond is part of its usefulness, but the true value is in the light that shines through it.” “Yoga is about the will, working with intelligence and self-reflexive consciousness. It can free un from the inevitability of the wavering mind and outwardly directed senses.”

Saturn in Magha Pada 1, Aries Navamsha: Debilitated navamsha for Saturn. They become hard and cruel in the face of joy. On the other hand they tend to enjoy their work too some degree. Some of them might feel like they are responsible to evoke the joy and wonder of this world without being able to actually connect to that source for themselves.  

Saturn in Magha Pada 2, Taurus Navamsha: This Saturn gives a special knowledge of history and a connection to an ancient lineage. Harsh disciplinarians, they are usually good bankers and savers and are unlikely to waste much money.  They will buy or build quality products and expect it to last forever.


in Magha Pada 3, Gemini Navamsha: They might be writing of signing documents related to emancipation or freedom for the blacks, the workers, the labourers, slavery.

Saturn in Magha Pada 4, Cancer Navamsha: This seems to confer a kind of throat yoga thet comes late in life and the torch gets passed from the elders. By their investments they might come to in charge of vast lands, a regulator of culture. Many of these natives have embraced older gods and very difficult austerities connection them with dark magic, tantra, occultism. They may be “born again later in life.

United Kingdom (1),  Jackie Robinson (1),  Pappu Yadav (1), John Dewey (1),  Ho Chi Minh (2), B.K.S. Iyengar (2), Reverend Billy Graham (2), Martin Heidegger (2), James Clerk Maxwell (2), Trump Jr. (2), Pope Pius VII? (2),  Sexual Abuse #4 (2),  Margaret Trudeau (2),  Thomas Jefferson (3), Emmanuel Macron (3), Jeremy Corbyn (3), Saint Francis Assisi?? (3), Niki Lauda (3), Olivia-Newton John (3), Meryl Streep (3), Rick Levine (3), Prince Charles of Wales (4), Jawaharlal Nehru (4), Ron DeSantis (4), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (4), Pope John Paul II (“The Warrior Pope” (4)), Ken Wilber (4), Ravi Shankar (4), Madame Helena Blavatsky (4), Rabindranath Tagore (4), Ozzy Osbourne (4), Victor Hugo (4),, Lydia Shire (Chef (4)), George Foreman (4),  Paul Villard (4),   

Saturn in Magha 1st house

Rules the 6th & 7th houses for Leo ascendant.

Lydia Shire – executive Chef

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 1st house “causes one to be afflicted with sorrow and misery from early childhood and is sure to suffer from poverty and want. He is untidy and indolent.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 1st house: “If Saturn is exalted or in own sign the native becomes the king of his country or his own city, but in any other sign he is unfortunate, diseased and devoid of wealth. The disease will affect that part of the body represented by the sign.”

Olivia Newton John in her younger years. She has remained thin.

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 1st house: “Foreign customers will be easily copied and imitated. If Saturn is not afflicted there will be much concern for others. Self confit dance is normally justified. Moral stability will also be marked. The disposition is calm, grave and serious. The body will be weak and emancipated. Progress in any venture will be slow but certain. There may come an aversion for responsibility. This position makes habits inactive. Loss through negligence and lack of opportunity are possible. The same results will be noticed when Saturn aspects the ascendant. Misfortune is likely in the early part of life.”

George Foreman has Jupiter conjunct the ascendant lord and aspecting the ascendant to give him a more robust body.

Chamatkar Chintamani: Saturn in the 1st house: “The native has plenty of wealth, unabated greed. Discontented, quarrelsome, unhappy, crude. Poisonous glance; mental agony, billions, jealous. The native is rich, regrets, disputes, destroyed the strongest enemies but is dissatisfied. Perturbed, angry, Saturn-like looks, jealous of others property and victims of various ailments. The native is sick, sexy, gloomy, lazy, faces various ailments in childhood. If Saturn is in it’s own sign, exalted or in Sagittarius, Pisces the native is affluent like a king, chief of the village or town; learned, a scholar, handsome, long-lived and charming. In other signs the results are similar to those of the Sun, there is trouble in the nose, illusions, heart-burning, trouble in the womb and joints, biliousness, chill, pain in the private parts, under-arm and body pains. Respiratory problems if Saturn is afflicted. If it is unfavourable, trouble due to poverty, own acts, evil spirits, devils and thieves. Saturn is very troublesome causing total ruin. This Saturn can kill the enemy just by his poisonous looks. If afflicted by the Moon, they will live only by the mercy of others; but this is modified if aspected by a benefic. If well placed by sign or aspect the native is contemplative and considerate, discrete, prudent, systematic, diligent, frugal, intimate, attentive, quiet, sincere, and serious, loves merit, thoughtful, growth and success are slow but sure. Afflicted Saturn indicates trouble and sickness in the part of the body represented by the sign it’s in. Their temperament is subtle, acquisitive, penetrative, careful, secretive, and sometimes gloomy and discontented. There is loss through sickness, misfortune and

George Foreman’s Astrology Chart

delays. Generally these natives are deficient in Phosphate and Calcium. They are given to nervousness, timidity, and diffidence in youth; boldness from middle age. The native with Saturn in Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces prefers service and gets promotion after pursuing seniors. Fortune smiles on him by retirement time. There is only one marriage; sons are few or none but many daughters. He has large but weak eyes, commanding speech, authoritative look if in Aries, Leo or Sagittarius. This Saturn in Gemini denotes 2 marriages, absence or progeny, progress and success later in life, good education, interest in law, education or medicine. Polite, captivating and tactful if in Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces. In Taurus, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn, Aquarius indicates success in government or corporate service. There is trouble through the family, strife with partner, two marriages, sensual, ailing partner, early death of parents

Olivia Newton John’s Astrology chart

(Longevity to parents if in Libra). He is best by age 56 but suffers economic loss in the 25th and 31st year. Marriage is denied or the partner fails to survive if afflicted by Venus. Wealth and sons do not go together. Trouble through business. Accidents, sudden death or imprisonment if afflicted by Mars. Wicked and deprived if it conjoins Moon. Ugly and poorly dressed if in Leo or Sagittarius. In water signs indicated cold, strictures, obstructions, bones and urinary problems. Biliousness if in Gemini or Aquarius. The native leaves a good impression in the first interview. Good natured in Aries, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Pisces. Selfish in Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius, Taurus.”

Jataka Bharnam: “Moon & Saturn conjunction allows the native to enjoy sex with many women, loves and prostitutes. They have a guilty disposition, mixed blood and are devoid of manliness. They do agriculture or labour work and often take part in local elections and may be successful. In a female, this conjunction in the 7th house will give menstrual irregularities and in a male chart they might lack interest in sexual intercourse.”

BPHS: 6th lord in the 1st house: “The native will be sickly, famous, inimical to his relatives, adventurous, and virtuous. If the ascendant is otherwise weakened they could be permanently disabled. But if this 6th lord is in his own or exaltation sign they will not be sick; they will love exercise, remain fixed in reality (not a dreamer), earns by hard work and is wealthy and honourable.”

B.V. Raman: 6th lord in the 1st house: “If well aspected the person may join the army as a soldier of commander consistent with the strength and disposition of the planets involved. He may become a minister of war or officer concerned with prisons. He will live in the house of his maternal grandfather. If weak or otherwise afflicted the native becomes a robber, thief or leader of a criminal gang.”

BPHS: 7th lord in the 1st house: “the native will travers others’ wives, be wicked, skilful, be devoid of fortitude and will be afflicted by windy diseases.”

B.V. Raman: 7th lord in the 1st house: “The native might marry someone he has known since childhood, or they were brought up in the same house. Ones partner will be stable and mature. The native will be intelligent and capable of weighing the pros and cons. Afflictions can bring constant travelling. If Venus is also afflicted, the native will be sensual and seek clandestine relations with the opposite sex.”

Lydia Shire – Executive Chef

Commentary: A servant to the wealthy, or at least that how one is generally treated. With heard work they are capable of breaking glass ceilings. They often start out in life having to grow up too soon and may get in to crime, drugs or some other socially unacceptable behaviour that makes them fairly hard early on. But they can easily work their way up to an executive level and they can be excellent administrators; but even then they will find themselves being treated like a servant or a slave. “What? Am I black?”

Jackie Robinson’s Astrology Chart. American Baseball Legend.

Jackie Robinson was the first American black to play professional baseball and to be CEO of an American corporation.

Lydia Shire was the first female executive chef for the Four Seasons hotel chain. A celebrity chef for her hard work and dedication.

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first elected leader fo Free India.

    • Olivia-Newton John (3), Jawaharlal Nehru (4), George Foreman (4), Lydia Shire (Chef (4)), Jackie Robinson (1), Saturn conjunct Moon: Trump Jr. (2), Saint Francis Assisi?? (3), 

Saturn in Magha 2nd house

Rules the 7th & 8th houses for Cancer ascendant.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 2nd house “will give an ugly look, cause one to be without wealth and take an evil path. At a later age he will go to live in a foreign country. He will own vehicle wealth and other luxuries.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 2nd house “native lives with other men, is addicted to some evil habit (like drinking), is deserted by his own men, wanders in different countries, gets honour from the king, wealth and conveyance.” “It often happens that they have to live far away from their family. Their speech is harsh, they are thrifty, there is some possibility of disease of the mouth and they might not not pretty.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 2nd house: “Unless exalted or in own house it tends to make earning an uphill struggle. Much work with little gain. Harsh speech, unsocial, sorrowful and roaming about aimlessly, the person comes across many opportunities but seldom takes advantage of them. In family life he will be unhappy. He will gain by dealing with metals, storage, mines, labour, etc. He will be unpopular.”

BPHS: 7th lord in the 2nd house: “The native will have many wives, will gain wealth through his wife and be of procrastinating nature.”

B.V. Raman: 7th lord in the 2nd house: “The native gets wealth through marriage. If afflicted one may earn wealth through despicable means as trading in flesh and women, not excluding his wife. He may eat the food offered at death ceremonies and wander about seeking such foods. If the 2nd house is a dual sign and afflicted, more than one marriage is likely. If maraka dasha is going on, one may die in periods of the 7th lord. The native will have a wavering mind and will always be inclined towards sensuality.”

BPHS: 8th lord in the 2nd house: “The native will be devoid of physical vigour, will possess little wealth and will not regain lost wealth.”

B.V. Raman: 8th lord in the 2nd house: “Conjunct the 2nd lord brings trouble of all sorts. The native suffers from eye and tooth troubles. He will have to eat unhealthy, tasteless, putrid foods. His domestic life will be filled with discontent and quarrels. His wife will not understand him. This may lead to estrangement and separation. If longevity is good he may suffer some severe illness. If in the 6th, 8th, or 12th navamsha the intensity of the results will be reduced in some way.”

Prince Charles’ Astrology Chart – Now King Charles

Commentary: Can be disruptive to the first marriage, both by delay and divorce. Lots of hidden behaviour in relationships, partner has many closely guarded secrets. Second marriage is said to be more mature, stable and fulfilling than the first. Marriage may be for optics, a kind of formal procedure devoid of any real merging of energies. It’s ;likely they will have a strong prenuptial agreement. One may have hidden wealth and gain by inheritance, and belong to “old money.”

    • Sexual Abuse #4 (2),  Thomas Jefferson (3), Prince Charles of Wales (4), 2nd from Moon:  Jawaharlal Nehru (4), James Clerk Maxwell (2), John Dewey (1),

Saturn in Magha 3rd house

Rules the 8th & 9th houses for Gemini ascendant.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 3rd house “will make a man sharp, liberal in giving gifts, and contented with his own wife. He will, however, be inactive and suffer from grief.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 3rd house “person will get honour from government, have excellent conveyance, be chief of a village, valorous and supporter of many people.” “Ill-will, aversion and separation from ones brothers. Slow in executing plans and less income from trade establishments than he expects.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 3rd house “Brave and courageous, wealthy, loss of brothers, eccentric and cruel. Sorrow through brothers; honoured by rulers, the head or president of local boards, municipalities, etc. He will protect many people. He attains success only after he suffers disappointment and reverses. The tendency of the mind is toward gloom, anxiety and misgivings. The mental condition improves with age. If afflicted, the Despondency  is likely to run into mental affliction.”

BPHS: 8th lord in the 3rd house: “The native will be devoid of fraternal happiness, will be indolent and without vigour or servants.”

B.V. Raman: 8th lord in the 3rd house: “If conjunct the 3rd lord, 3rd house significations suffer. The natives ears may suffer or he may go deaf. Misunderstanding and disputed with siblings; beset by fear and mental anguish. He may imagine things and suffer from hallucinations. He may get involved with debts and get into trouble thereby. If malefic afflict the conjunction of 3rd & 8th lord the natives suffering will be unbearable, but if conjunct the 6th or the 12th lord benefic results may come: he might get a monetary windfall through writing or the agency of a co-born.”

Donald Trump, Jr.’s astrology chart

BPHS: 9th lord in the 3rd house: “Native will be blessed with fraternal happiness, be wealthy virtuous and charming.”


B.V. Raman: 9th lord in the 3rd house: “The native makes his fortune through writing, speeches and oration. The natives father will be a man of moderate means; the native will advance the family fortune through his co-borns. If afflicted, the native can land into trouble due to his writings which may be irrational or obscene depending on the affliction. He may be forced to sell his paternal property due to trouble from his writings.”

Commentary: They will be transformed by long association with elders. They will often be out of the house, hanging around the neighbourhood, perhaps with majesties old and perhaps guides temples, churches, palaces that speak of a lost glory. The might follow a fairly conservative of orthodox philosophy.

    • Donald Trump Jr. (2),  James Clerk Maxwell (2),3rd from Moon: Pappu Yadav (1), Rick Levine (3),  United Kingdom (1), Olivia-Newton John (3),

Saturn in Magha 4th house

Rules the 9th & 10th houses for Taurus ascendant.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 4th house “will make the native live an unhappy homeless life without any conveyance, deprived of his mother and sickly during early life.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 4th house “weakens the native due to excess bile and wind, the person has a wicked disposition, is lethargic, quarrelsome, weak and dirty. The native constructs a house far from place of birth and has an interest in farming, working with iron, taking part in politics, The person might live in a paternal property with great inconvenience, face mental anguish due to slander, trouble from animals. The person remains full of anxiety, lethargic, worried. Adverse effects can be predicted for the natives mother as well.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 4th house “Sickly during early years; deprived of mother and unhappy; suffers from windy and phlegmatic complaints; lethargic temperament; will not inherit any property; will have troubles from house and vehicles; disliked by relatives; desire to live a very secluded life; unfavourable for domestic family affairs, unless beneficially aspected or associated.”

BPHS: 9th lord in the 4th house: “The native will be endowed with the happiness of having a houses and conveyances, will have all kinds of wealth and be devoted to his mother.”

B.V. Raman: 9th lord in the 4th house: “Gives vast landed properties and beautiful bungalows. The native may earn through estate or land dealings. His mother will be a rich a fortunate woman. He will inherit his fathers immovable property. If afflicted the native will not have any domestic happiness. His early life will be crossed by miseries of a hear-hearted father or disharmony between parents. If Rahu afflicts, ones mother may be a divorce or live separately from father.”

BPHS: 10th lord in the 4th house: “The native will enjoy happiness, be devoted to mother and interested in her welfare, will have conveyances, wealth, land, house and virtue. The native adopts an occupation related with automobiles, building material, agriculture, dairy, etc.”

Meryl Streep’s Astrology chart.

B.V. Raman: 10th lord in the 4th house: “The native will be lucky and highly learned in various subjects. He will be famous for both learning and generosity. If the 10th lord is strong the native get respect and royal favour. He may engage in agricultural pursuits or deal with immovable properties. If the 4th, 9th & 10th lords are beneficial and related to each other the native gets great political authority as a president or head of government. If this 10th lord is afflicted, debilitated or eclipsed the native may loss his lands and be forced into a life of servitude.”

Commentary: Yoga karaka for home and lands. May, however, have heavy duties in the home, parenting, farming,

    • Niki Lauda (3), Pope Pius VII? (2), Rick Levine (3), Meryl Streep (3), 4th from Moon: George Foreman (4), Pope John Paul II (“The Warrior Pope” (4)), Ho Chi Minh (2), Sexual Abuse #4 (2),

Saturn in Magha 5th house

Rules the 10th & 11th houses for Aries ascendant.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 5th house “will make a person irruption and roam about bereft of children, wealth and happiness. He will be crooked and evil-minded.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 5th house “makes the native weak bodied, constantly suffering from some disease, devoid of wealth, semen, happiness and children. The native lives in a hostel for his education, and may study electronics. His intelligence follows science and reality. Fertility will be diminished.

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 5th house “Evil-minded and stupid; sickly and weak; poor and hated by others. This combination denotes sorrows through children. Fortune will be variable; he will have a hypocritical nature. Quarrels with friends and relatives and sorrow in domestic life.”

BPHS: 10th lord in the 5th house: “The native will be endowed with all kinds of learning, will be cheerful, wealthy and blessed with sons. A very auspicious placement. They gain fame based on their intellectual powers and are successful in their field of action. Generally found in the charts of wise statement, scholars, professors, writers, educationists, and actors, etc.”

B.V. Raman: 10th lord in the 5th house: “The native shines as a broker and engages in speculation and other business. If a benefic conjoins the 10th lord, the native will peacefully engaged in prayers and pious activity. He may become head of an orphanage or old age home if then 10th lord is in the 6th, 8th or 12th navamsha.”

BPHS: 11th lord in the 5th house: “The natives children will be happy, educated, virtuous. The native himself will be religious and happy. The native may study commerce and make great progress in his studies. Debilitated Mercury does not support these good things.”

B.V. Raman: 11th lord in the 5th house: “The native will have many children who come up well in life. He will indulge in speculation and gain much money. If afflicted, he will be a gambler and indulge in foolish ventures. With benefic aspect he will be pious and observe many resolves and vows which will enhance his prosperity.”

Commentary: A course in miracles. Very strong leaders.

    • Ho Chi Minh (can’t find mention of any children (2)), Ron DeSantis (3 children (4)), 5th from Moon: B.K.S. Iyengar (2), Prince Charles of Wales (4), Meryl Streep (3),  Emmanuel Macron (3), Jeremy Corbyn (3), Lydia Shire (Chef (4)), 

Saturn in Magha 6th house

Rules the 11th & 12th houses for Pisces ascendant.

Saint Francis Assisi’ Astrology chart. (Even his date is in question. But might this not be his chart.)

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 6th house “makes the native a glutton, wealthy, vanquished by the enemy, stubborn but with a strong sense of self respect.” “May develop neurotic troubles.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 6th house “native conquers his enemies, appreciates the qualities of the other person, obeys the commands of brahmins, has a strong body, strong digestion and good appetite. This Saturn is considered auspicious, they do not fear thieves, profit from cattle, instil fear in their enemies, obtain prosperity, and many followers and attendants as well as kindness from the king. One suffers from windy disease. A weak Saturn with malefic influence hare can bring very inauspicious effects: difficulties in profession and losses to servants.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 6th house “Quarrelsome; obstinate; voracious eater; foe-less; courageous. If afflicted, one gets sick due to privation or neglect; troubles though subordinates. If Mars is the afflicting planet, dangerous illness and operations. If Rahu afflicts, the person suffers from hysteria. Well aspected denoted gain through contract work, mining, masonry, etc.”

BPHS: 11th lord in the 6th house: “The native will generally remain sickly. He will be cruel, living in foreign places and troubled by enemies. For Gemini ascendant Mars may cause them to confront enemies but they will not be troubled by them.”

B.V. Raman: 11th lord in the 6th house: “The native gains money through maternal relatives, litigating and running nursing homes. If afflicted, the native thrives on setting people against each other, involving themselves in other people quarrels and anti-social activity. If afflicted the native may lose through similar sources.”

BPHS: 12th lord in the 6th house: “The native will incur enmity with his own men, be given to anger, be sinful, miserable, and traverse others’ wives.”

B.V. Raman: 12th lord in the 6th house: “The native will be happy, prosperous, long lived, enjoy many comforts, possess a healthy handsome physique and vanquish his enemies. But he may become involved with litigation which may end to his advantage. If afflicted the native will be unscrupulous, sinful, ill-tempered, hating his mother, unhappy due to his own children. Womanising may land him in distress.”

    • Saint Francis Assisi?? (3), Reverend Billy Graham (2), Ravi Shankar (4), 6th from Moon: Rabindranath Tagore (4), 

Saturn in Magha 7th house

Rules the 1st & 12th houses for Aquarius ascendant.

Paul Villard with his Wife.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 7th house “gives and ugly wife, poverty, and misery to one who is always loitering.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 7th house “native is weak bodied, suffers disease, earns livelihood by a lower standard, lives with low persons, and remains unhappy due to wife, house and wealth. Not auspicious for health of one’s wife, one lacks enthusiasm and gets disrespect from women, and one’s wife remains unhappy, disappointed, despaired. May loose business partnerships. But if Saturn is well placed and influenced by benefics and lords of auspicious houses they profit from partnership, get a wife with clear uncomplicated thoughts and views.”

Political leader Ron Desantis with his wife

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 7th house: “The native will be under his wife’s control. She will be ugly and hunched back. He will have more than one marriage or will marry a widow or divorcee or someone advanced in age. He will be diplomatic and enterprising. He has residence abroad, a stable marriage and political success.”

BPHS: 1st lord in the 7th house: “If this is a malefic planet, the natives wife will not live. If a benefic planet, the native is an aimless wanderer, penurious, of ascetic disposition or becomes a king.”

Paul Villard – Chemist & Physician (rough rectification).

B.V. Raman: 1st lord in the 7th house: “The wife does not live; or there will be more than one marriage. Later in life, the native becomes detached from worldly affairs and tries to lead an ascetic life. Depending on other factors the native will either be rich or poor. There will be much travelling. If well disposed. He will spend most of his time in foreign countries and lead a licentious life. Or he will be a puppet in the hands of his parent-in-law.”

BPHS: 12th lord in the 7th house: “the native will always spend on account of his wife, will not enjoy conjugal bliss and will be bereft of learning and strength.”

B.V. Raman: 12th lord in the 7th house: “Wife may come from a poor family. Married life will be unhappy and may end in separation. Later on he will take to aestheticism. Weak in health and suffering phlegmatic troubles, he will be without learning or property.”

    • Paul Villard (4), 7th from Moon: Paul Villard (4),  Ron DeSantis (4), Ken Wilber (4),Mayer Amschel Rothschild (4),

Saturn in Magha 8th house

Rules the 1st & 2nd houses for Capricorn ascendant.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in the 8th house “makes the native untidy and poverty stricken. He suffers fro piles and starvation; is cruel minded and condemned by his own friends.” “Native developed neurotic troubles.” “Brings death from windy conditions (too much vata), or by dreadful fever like typhoid.”

Jataka Bharnam: “Saturn in the 8th houses give a person a weak body, suffering from diseases like ringworm, itching etc. is without fear, discontented and lethargic complaining of constipation and fearful of diseases of a private nature. Their right eye is weak and he has to suffer the loss of original capital in his trade. If no other malefic aspects this Saturn they will have a long span of life.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 8th house: “Gives good longevity but many responsibilities in life. The native will discharge his duties through sheer perseverance against all odds. He will have defective eyes, very few children, a paunch, and will seek the company of women from outside of his caste. He may have a predisposition to suffer from asthma, consumption and lung disorders. If afflicted, his children will cause him pain and grief. The native will be dishonest and cruel.”

BPHS: 1st lord in the 8th house: “The native will have knowledge of occult powers but will be sickly, thievish, extremely wrathful, a gambler and given to travers others wives. Knowledge of the occult is certain with this placement. If the ascendant is Cancer the native may die in infancy. Aries, Libra & Sagittarius ascendants will not allow harm to come to the native, but if there is malefic influence the harm may be doubled and they might be subject to unnatural death.”

B.V. Raman: 1st lord in the 8th house: “Learned, gambling tendencies, interested in occultism and mean character. If the lord is strong, they may take pride in helping others and have many friends. He will be religiously inclined and have a peaceful and sudden end.”

BPHS: 2nd lord in the 8th house: “The native is endowed with abundant land wealth, but he will have little mental felicity and be bereft of happiness from elder brother. Wealth usually comes from testament or inherited property. Wealth increases after marriage from the cooperation of partner or partners family.”

Emmanuel Macron’s Astrology Chart

B.V. Raman: 2nd lord in the 8th house: “Will have very little of no happiness from spouse. Misunderstandings with elder brothers. Gets landed properties. When the 2nd lord is strong there is an influx and loss of wealth. Observation reveals that there will be very little earnings but inherited or accumulated wealth will disappear.”


Commentary: Administration in crisis care, police, emergency ward. They will see and speak about the reality of trauma, accidents. May leave their body in a crisis situation. They do not solve the crisis, they merely regulate it.

Pope Pius VII: October 1789 – October 1808: After the previous Pope died in custody of the French Army Pius VIII was elected Pope 14 March 1800

    • Emmanuel Macron (3), Pappu Yadav (1), 8th from Moon: Jackie Robinson (1), Pope Pius VII (2), 

Saturn in Magha 9th house

Rules the 2nd & 3rd houses for Sagittarius ascendant.


Phala Deepika: Saturn in 9th house “deprives the person of good luck, wealth, children, father and religious merit. He is wicked besides.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 9th house “native has faith in his religion and acts in conformity with it. His body is disabled, he is stupid or foolish but extremely beautiful.” “Enthusiastic towards religious traditions and unshakable faith in scriptural traditions. He is considered hard or stiff for not adapting a more flexible  attitude; this makes them foolish. It gives feelings of pride and arrogance and causes loss of destiny. If this Saturn is debilitated, the wife remains diseased and sickly, and one will die of a windy disease, or paralysis all of a sudden.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 9th house: “The will lead a money life and may not marry. He will be well known for his valour on the battle field. Conjunct with the Sun can cause serious conflicts with his father as well as with his own children. He may suffer from growths or lumps in the stomach. Conjunct Mercury makes the native untruthful and deceitful though he may be wealthy. Thrifty in domestic life, somewhat irreligious, he may become a founder of a charitable institution.”

BPHS: 2nd lord in the 9th house: “The native will be wealthy, diligent, skilful. He remains sickly in childhood but happy in remaining years. He visits shrines and observes religious rites.

B.V. Raman: 2nd lord in the 9th house: “Skilful, ill-health in young age but health after. Will possess lots of wealth and be happy. Who well-fortified and the 9th lord is in lagna the native will have a good inheritance. There will also be benefits through different sources according to the nature of the sign and nakshatra held by the 2nd lord.”

Rabindranath Tagore”s astrology chart.

BPHS: 3rd lord in the 9th house: “Native is bereft of paternal bliss, makes a fortune through his wife and enjoys the happiness of having a son.”

B.V. Raman: 3rd lord in the 9th house: “Fortune will improve after marriage. Father untrustworthy. Long journeys. Sudden and unexpected changes in life. If favourably disposed the natives brother will inherit ancestral property. The native himself will benefit though their brother. When afflicted, the native will have misunderstandings with his father.”

Commentary: They might grow up on a farm (check for pig farms).

    • Rabindranath Tagore (4),  9th from Moon:  Margaret Trudeau (2), Ozzy Osbourne (4), Reverend Billy Graham (2), Victor Hugo (4), Niki Lauda (3),

Saturn in Magha 10th house

Rules the 3rd & 4th houses for Scorpio ascendant.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 10th house “native will be a king or minister, or depend on agriculture. He will be brave wealthy and famous.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in the 10th “makes a prime minister of the kings court, exceptionally prudent, courteous and official manner, chief of villages, officer if cities, extremely clever dexterous and wealthy. They make slow progress in their career, lack happiness from father, perform religious celebrations with cheer and according with family tradition.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 10th house: “The native becomes a ruler or minister. He will be an agriculturist, brave, rich and famous. He will be dispassionate and work for the down-trodden masses. He will be judicious and work in the capacity of a judge. The native visits scared rivers and shines and becomes and aesthetic later in life. His career is marked by sudden elevations and depressions. If associated with the 8th lord in a malefic navamsha, the native gets a tyrannical superior officer.”

BPHS: 3rd lord in the 10th house: “The native will have all kinds of happiness and self-made wealth but will nurture wicked females.”

B.V. Raman: 3rd lord in the 10th house: “A quarrelsome and faithless wife. The native becomes rich. He will be happy and intelligent. Gain from journeys connected with his profession. All the brothers will shine and they will be helpful to him in all ways.”

BPHS: 4th lord in the 10th house: “The native will enjoy royal honours, be an alchemist, be extremely pleased, will have pleasures and will concur the five senses. The native will do trade business or have a profession with the things of the 4th house: dairy farm, piggery, automobiles, building construction, building materials, civil engineering, agriculture, etc.”

John Dewet’s astrology chart.

B.V. Raman: 4th lord in the 10th house: “Will have political success. He will be an expert chemist. He will vanquish his enemies and make his personality felt be the world. Loss of reputation is possible if this planet is afflicted.”

Commentary: Some kind of administrative job for the state. They usually come from a simple middle class upbringing but have a large stately home. They might sleep while they are at work.

    • John Dewey (1), Jeremy Corbyn (3), Margaret Trudeau (2), 10th from Moon: Ravi Shankar (4), Thomas Jefferson (3), 

Saturn in Magha 11th house

Rules the 4th & 5th houses for Libra ascendant. 

Martin Heidegger

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 11th house “grants longevity, affluence, a regular source of good income. He is brave, free from sickness and has plenty of riches.”

Pope John Paul II

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 11th house person has “gain of income from black horses, blue sapphires, wool, elephants, etc. Saturn in 11th is extremely auspicious, making the native extremely wealthy, long lived, courageous, realising profits from projects, of fixed mind, free from illness; his trade and professional activities are always profitable. Not good for the happiness of getting a son.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 11th house: “The native earns by employing many people. He will have few friends, will be fond of enjoyment and will earn though government sources. He will have a long and healthy life and will be involved with politics commanding great respect.”

Pope John Paul II astrology chart.

BPHS: 4th lord in the 11th house “The native will always have gains, good qualities, fame, and many wives.”

B.V. Raman: 4th lord in the 11th house: “Self-made, generous, sickly, mother is fortunate, but may also have a step-mother. Favours success in buying & selling cattle and lands.”

BPHS: 5th lord in the 11th house: “The native will be learned, dear to the people, an illustrious author, be very skilful and endowed with many sons and wealth. Education in commerce.”

Martin Heidegger’s astrology chart

B.V. Raman: 5th lord in the 11th house: “Benefits through sons and success in all undertakings; becomes rich and learned and helps others. Has a number of sons. Becomes an author.”

Commentary: administration for local government, educational establishments, or landholders, real estate. They may do fairly well with real estate, perhaps without even meaning to. They will relocate for their job.

    • Pope John Paul II (“The Warrior Pope” (4)), Martin Heidegger (2), B.K.S. Iyengar (2), Victor Hugo (4),  Ozzy Osbourne? (4), 11th from Moon: Madame Helena Blavatsky (4), 

Saturn in Magha 12th house

Rules the 5th & 6th houses for Virgo ascendant.

Mayer Amschel Rothschild

Karako Bhavo Nashto: When the karaka (or signifying agent) of a house is placed the house of his significations it destroys the results of that house. As Karaka for the 12th house, Saturn bring too much isolation and deprivation. May be related to depression or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Phala Deepika: Saturn in 12th house “makes a person impudent, indigent, childless, disabled, stupid, defeated by his enemies.”

Jataka Bharnam: Saturn in 12th house person is “merciless, extremely poor, unhappy because of expenses, effort, and expenditure. The person is lethargic and living in company of mean people. He is devoid of some bodily organ and deprived of all kinds of happiness. Poor eyesight, excitable temperament, miserable, dirty, wicked, devoid of wealth. One is often oppressed by own men or he is opposed to them.”

B.V. Raman: Saturn in the 12th house: “The native will be dull-headed and lose all his money. He will have squint eyes, a deformed limb, make many enemies, suffer losses in trade, be a pessimist and commit sin in secret.”

BPHS: 5th lord in the 12th house: “The native is bereft of happiness for own son and will have to adopt or purchases a son.”

B.V. Raman: 5th lord in the 12th house: “Quest for knowing the ultimate reality will be pronounced. He will lead a life of non-attachment, becomes spiritual, moves from one place to the next and ultimately attains moksha.”

Mayer Amschel Rothschild’s astrology chart

BPHS: 6th lord in the 12th house: “Money is spent on vice and the native is finical to the learned and does violence to animals. The native will be of questionable character and intent on traversing other people’s wives.”

B.V. Raman: 6th lord in the 12th house: “If well disposed there will be difficulty and sorrow through destructive nature; causes harm to others. If afflicted: miserable, hard, wretched existence.”

    • Mayer Amschel Rothschild (4), Ken Wilber (4), Madame Helena Blavatsky (4),  United Kingdom (1), 12th from Moon: Martin Heidegger (2),

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10. Magha Nakshatra

Type = ArtScans RGB : Gamma = 1.6

(00º00’ Leo – 13º 20’ Leo.) Leonis: Alpha (Regulus, the little king), Eta (Al Jabhah), Zeta (Adhafera), Mu (Rasalias), Epsilon, Lambda (Alterf), & Kappa. Heart of the Lion.

Ruled by Ketu.

Star of Regality or Sovereignty. Power to leave the body

Meaning: Mighty, Magnanimous, Magnificent, the Most Important, the Most Bountiful.

Main Deity: Pitru Devas (ancestor gods)

Symbols: Palanquin, house, the king’s throne, special chair. 

Secondary Symbols: Red flame, Basilisk

Secondary Deities: Hercules and the Nemean Lion

Rulership: People rich in gold, corn, granaries. They are mountaineers, those who are devoted to their ancestors and parents. They are often traders or heroes; carnivorous beings and women-haters.

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Trimurti: Brahma/Creation 

Gotra/Clan: Sage Angiras

Gana/Tribe: Rakshasa 

Varna/Caste: Shudra

Motivation/Goal: Artha

Nature: Fierce/Severe/Cruel

Activity: Active

Place: Paddy Box, Rice field

Body parts: Nose, Lips, Chin

Guna: Tamasic

Element: Water

Dosha: Kapha

Sex/Gender: Female

Downward Facing

Direction: West

Colour: Ivory/Cream

Animal: Male Rat

Tree – Incense: Banyan Tree

Qualities of Magha

Brahma – Creative Force: This nakshatra is ultimately a creative nakshatra and will bring things into the world. 

Sage Angiras: his name means, he who has “sprung from the coals,” “shines like fire,” or “the radiant one.” He is associated with many beautiful hymns, especially in the Artha Veda and Rig Veda. He was a teacher of yagya (fire worship) and soma practices which he acquired from Bhrigu. He’s closely connected with concepts of oblation and memory.  His intense contemplation on Para-Brahma produced great tejas. His followers seek vast open natural spaces for contemplation and seeking knowledge. Hymns and mantras are mostly pleasant but he also has mantras for harming others, which connects him with black magic. Brihaspati and Prana are his most famous children. Dirghatamas was Anghiras’ blind grandson and father of Gautama Maharishi. 

Rakshasa:: More likely to seek out a life of beauty, harmony and enjoyment Than honour and authority. However in Magha we find beauty in power and authority. 

Shudra: (known for filial duty) Labour, farmers, artisans, craftsmen. This is the king who is a servant to his people; an actor who is a servant to his audience; it’s the lesson that everyone has to serve somebody. In Magha it could be their ancestors or lineage that theory serves. 

Artha: The goal of placements here will be to build wealth. Make money and provide safety and security through material abundance while building things that will last, grow and gain in value. Grounded and long term. They seek to restore value. The karakas of the planets will support gain of material wealth to the degree that the planetary significations both naturally and by house ownership support wealth accumulation and appreciation. 

Krura/Ugra – Fierce/Severe: A provocative placement for starting fights, arguments, litigation, quitting your job, bringing an end to things or taking care of things once and for all. Serving justice or carrying out a crime, killing things, cheating, poisoning, surgery, buying or using guns and other weapons, destroying your enemies or obstacles in a harsh way. It’s good for harvesting, tearing down the old, clearing land for development, activities that once done cannot be undone. It can be great for cutting off toxic relationships, giving up bad habits, starting a tough detox, or going into rehab, completing some act of penance like self-flagellation. Magha, P. Phalguni, P. Ashadha, P. Bhadra are the other fierce Nakshatras. Tuesdays carry this energy which is why they say not to initiate travel on this day.   

Tamasic: Activities take part on the gross physical plane: dark, depressed, dull, inert activities that obscure reality and keep us in the dark. Some kind of gross suffering is usually felt here and there’s a lazy sort of laissez-faire sort of laziness of lethargy. The energy here typically pulls a person down as it represents neither change or purity. There is typically some suffering and darkness of mind experienced here. Tamasic has no nutrients and the prana is not moving; it’s stale or dead. 

Adho Mukha – Downward Facing: Relates with research, containment, underground activity, digging wells or mines, drilling for oil, digging up the garden or other trenching activities. It may also relate with shame, pessimism or low self worth that causes you to keep your eyes cast downward. Bharani, Krittika, Ashlesha, Magha, Purva Phalguni, Vishakha, Mula, Purva Ashadha, and Purva Bhadra. Planets like Mars, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu share this nature. 

Water: heavy, cold, movable, fluid, moist, liquid, soft & hard, clear. Earth + Water = Cooperation. Water does not cooperate with Air and impedes Fire. Fire does not cooperate with Earth and impedes Water. Air does not cooperate with Water and impedes Earth

Kapha: Water + Earth = Cool, oily, heavy, stable, slow, soft, gross, sticky/cloudy, smooth. Stable, slow, methodical, greedy. Disturbed by sweet (Jupiter), salty (Moon), sour (Venus). . Pacified by pungent (Sun) and astringent (Saturn)

Active: Planets here will actively pursue their interests. Active planets like Mars and Sun will have their activity enhanced. If afflicted here it can make a person very aggressive and angry.  More passive planets will struggle in an active field a little bit like. The moon here can make an active mind, but we need active and alert minds to nourish and protect the weak. Saturn will be like putting an old man jogging; he can still do well, but may follow the “slow-and-steady-wins-the-race” mantra

Female: Karaka figures of planets placed here may be females or relate to you with feminine energy. 

West: Auspiciousness and movements are predicted to head west during dasha periods of planets placed here. 

Male Rat: (pairs with Purva Phalguni) Sexual entanglement. “I smell a rat.” The copulation cycle of rats can be divided into three parts: 1. The precopulatory phase: the male rat and the receptive female (i.e. being in hormonal or behavioural estrous) will engage in anogenital sniffing. 2. The copulatory phase consists of the female drawing the male’s attention with pre copulatory behaviour: hopping (short jumps with all four legs off of the ground) and darting (short and sudden runaway movements, in which she presents her body to the male). In a reaction to these movements, the male rat will try to mount the female: he straddles the female from behind, and thrusts his hips in an attempt to locate the vagina with his penis. In the event of penile insertion into the vagina, the male rat continues his thrusting with a sudden deeper thrust. He then dismounts the female, visible as a short jump backwards, away from the female, sometimes raising his forepaws in the process. This behaviour is recognised as an intromission. The physical stimulation caused by mounts and intromissions can cause the female to arch her back for easier vaginal entry, a receptive phenomenon known as lordosis. These behaviours tend to proceed in rapid succession, only to be intermittent by self-grooming, rest, and pacing by the female (runaway behaviour). 3. The executive phase

Ejaculation by the male  is followed by a period of male inactivity, usually lasting around 5 min. The beginning of a new cycle of sexual behaviour marks the end of the post-ejaculatory interval.

Auditory, olfactory and visual cues play an important role in sexual behaviour. Interestingly, a cooperative function seems to exist for the different modalities in the induction of approach behaviour of a potential mate. {https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0166432817312330

Planing the Transit: Auspicious Activities
Muhurtha – Electional Astrology

This is a day to do whatever you want regardless of how others feel about it. It’s a day for harsh and fierce activities like quitting jobs or cutting off relationships. Destructive acts that show everyone who is the boss, criticising someone else’s work when they need to hear it. It can be a good day for fireworks, explosive devices, fires, killing things, cutting them down or destroying them, It can also be a good day to take a vow, to fast, to keep silent, or conduct harsh detoxes and cleans. Downward looking also makes it a good day to dig into the earth or into oneself.

Special Considerations

  • Magha is a Ganda-Moola nakshatra It sits on a junction point of fire and water. It’s inauspicious. A special ceremony is recommended every month when the moon transits one’s natal Moon in these nakshatra. Moon in pada 1 or 2 is said to be problematic for mother and father respectively.  
  • Sun is moolatrikona through the first 20ºs of Leo
  • Brihat Samhita: When Saturn transits Magha, the Bahlikas, Cinas, Gandharas, Sulikas, Paratas, traders (or Vaisyas), godowns and Kiratas come to grief.

  • Month of Magha (begins either on the full moon in Magha (or nearby) or on the New Moon preceding the full moon in October. 

    • Good for weddings, house-warmings, thread ceremonies. 
    • Magha Snanam: Good month for holy bath. 48 minute bath in salt water is also recommended this month. 
    • Vasant Panchami: Saraswati’s birthday. Very auspicious day for introducing a child to education. Worship of Saraswati on this day removes ignorance, lethargy and laziness.
    • Ratha Saptami: 7th phase of the moon. This is the day that the sun enters Makara and starts moving towards the northern hemisphere. Treated as a Surya Jayanti.  
    • Bhishma also revealed the stotras while laying on his death bed of arrows. 
    • Sri Madhwa Navami – Shukla Paksha: Sri Madhwa was the founder of Dvaita philosophy. He disappeared in a heap of flowers which fell on him on this day. 
    • Maha Shivarathri: Comes on the final day of Krishna paksha on the dark fortnight of Magha. Observe fasting during the day and remain awake all night for prayer and worship. 
    • Magha Purnima: Marks the end of snan, Religious rituals performed on this day give great benefits. 
    • Bhishma Ekadasi: Bhishma revealed the 1000 names of Lord Vishnu to the five Pandava brothers. Very auspicious day to repeat those 100o names of Vishnu.
    • Navratri: Starts on the first day of Pratipad of Shukla Paksha. And ends on Navami. Each day celebrates a different version of Devi. Durga mantra, Only one meal per day. Fasting ends on Dashami. 
    • Makar Sankranti: Harvest festival. Melas. Thanks to Surya

Gods & Symbols of Magha

Ancestral Fathers (Pitris): They are more than just our family ancestors; they are the great ancestral spirits, the progenitors of all the gods and humans. They are the great giants upon whose shoulders we stand. The protectors of the universe. Ancestral pride. The protectors of the universe. The prajapatis as a class of being.

Represented as rays of light passing through a prism: the single ray is refracted to appear as the seven colours of the rainbow. This occurs naturally after rain due to the light of the sun passing through the water droplets in the air. 

Hercules fights the Nemean lion with skin that could only be pierced by his own claws. The lion’s cave had two entrances; Hercules blocked one of them and chased the lion back into his cave until it was cornered. Hercules hit it over the head with his club enough to knock it unconscious and then he strangled it to death. Since part of this labour was to bring back the lion skin as proof of his victory he had to take the time to discover that the lion’s own claws were the only way to pierce the skin. He ended up keeping the skin as his own armour. 

There is some speculation that the Nemean Lion’s father was Typhon, which is related to Ardra nakshatra, and that Hera may have nourished the lion at birth and gave it the home in this particular cave out of spite for Zeus as the Lion block’s Zeus’ worshippers from reaching his shrine. And it’s believed that it was Hera who gave the lion an honoured place amongst the stars. 

The Basilisk: This is presumably a rare mythical creature who often appears in the coat of arm of royalty. It’s a lot like a King Cobra whose reputation has been magnified in the imaginations of peasants from a distant land. It’s like a snake that moves upright and scorches everything around it with its deadly venom. It’s mentioned several times in the Bible and is typically referred to as a real creature rather than a mythical one. There seems to be some confusion about its existence and it might very well just be a cobra whose reputation precedes it.  

Palanquin – Kings Throne – Seat of Power: This is the elevated seat that the king sits upon. Raised above everyone else so that he can be seen and so that everyone knows who the most important person in the room is. King Nimi: He was forced to leave his body by a curse but was allowed to take up residence in the eyes of all living beings which allows him top be a seer, a jyotishi with the power to illuminate the truth. King Jankik: He was Sita’s father. He also represents the spiritual passion and detachment from worldly life that goes with Magha. He passed the kingdom to his son and took sanyas on the arrival of his first grey hair. He advised his son to do the same. Years later he was again reborn into his same lineage to enjoy the wealth that his ancient wisdom had allowed to be passed down.

Antimony: In ancient times this lustrous grey silver metalloid element was crushed into a powder and used for medicines and cosmetics; especially mixed with charcoal to make Kohl. These days it finds use in lead-acid batteries, and mixed with other metals such as lead and tin it has led to advances in soldering, bullets, and bearings. About 60% of it  gets used in a mixture for fire retardants. Although this element is perfectly stable at room temperature there are a couple different processes by which it becomes highly incendiary. It typically forms itself in layers that allow for very high density, but the lawyers do not have a strong bond, making it rather brittle. They seem to be uncertain where the name Antimony came from. It may relate with the French word “antimoine,” meaning monk killer. Considering this compound is poisonous (with little toxicity) and historically many monks in France were alchemists we get a sense of where this name might have come from. It may also relate with the Greek word, “antimonos,” meaning “aloneness,” “not found as metal,” “not found unalloyed.  

Others uses include: stabilizer and catalyst of polyester, to remove microscopic air bubbles from glass for television screens and in semiconductors. It still finds use in medicine and is useful as an emetic or antiprotozoal. Elementary antimony pill cold be ingested, eliminated, and reused by the whole family forever.  It may have had the effect of killing worms and parasites in the stomach. They use it on the heads of safety matches and it helps stabilize the friction coefficient in automotive brake-pads. 


Nose, Lips & Chin

  • Prone to heart problems, hypertension & stomach ulcers
  • Nosebleeds that may be related to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
  • Allergies, cancers, skin problems, hereditary illness, 
  • Inflammatory illness, meningitis, epilepsy, brain, spine, affecting the nerves. 
  • Death by hanging (either suiside, murder, or the foggy place between the two)
  • Depression (especially post-retirement)  


Several problems actually show themselves through symptoms that may be experienced in the chin; usually affecting the facial nerves.

The trigeminal nerve is one set of the cranial nerves in the head. It is the nerve responsible for providing sensation to the face. One trigeminal nerve runs to the right side of the head, while the other runs to the left. Each of these nerves has three distinct branches. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also known as tic douloureux, is sometimes described as the most excruciating pain known to humanity

  • Ophthalmic Nerve (V1): The first branch controls sensation in a person’s eye, upper eyelid and forehead.
  • Maxillary Nerve (V2): The second branch controls sensation in the lower eyelid, cheek, nostril, upper lip and upper gum.
  • Mandibular Nerve (V3): The third branch controls sensations in the jaw, lower lip, lower gum and some of the muscles used for chewing.

Other diseases that can affect the nerves of the chin: diabetes is a common one, with diabetic sincop (fainting) also relating with Magha. Magha seems to relate more with the more advanced symptoms of diabetes than diabetes itself, but there is none the less some relations. Magha natives also tend to put on weight later in life due to a rich lifestyle and diet with much fat and sugar. Some cancers can affect the nerves of the face as well as multiple sclerosis, syphilis, lyme disease, sjogren syndrome, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, vasculitis, or sickle cell anemia. Of course, many of these require more research to determine the extent of involvement with Magha, but until that research is done, I’ll leave this as a reminder. 

Lower Jaw – Mandible: Of course many of the problems people feel in their chin also relate with dental problems or issues relating with the alignment of the lower jaw. The connection of the lower jar directly to the skull and well as the extra protrusion of the chin belong only to mammals and higher primates. Even the great apes do not have a chin. 


The Lasik founder has his moon here. Assad, trained as an eye surgeon, has Mercury here. 

Heart – Cardiovascular Disease

Gabriel Lippmann invented the ECG machine for measuring cardiac output. Denton Cooley was a famous heart surgeon. Heart conditions are common with placements in Magha. 

Medical Problems of the Heart: Abnormal heart rhythms, or arrhythmias. Aorta disease and Marfan syndrome. Congenital heart disease. Coronary artery disease (narrowing of the arteries). Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Heart attack. Heart failure. Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy). Heart valve disease. Pericardial disease. Peripheral vascular disease. Rheumatic heart disease. Stroke. Vascular disease (blood vessel disease)

Leaving the body

Trace, hypnotism, astral travel, leaving the body, near death experiences. 

Diabetic shock: The rather causal link between diabetic neuropathy has already been mentioned, but many diabetics also experience insulin shock and unconsciousness. 

Knockout punch: The tip of the chin is the target for this; with the force of the punch travelling upwards just a little bit. Your opponent will be seeing stars. Of course other exceptionally hard hits to the head can also knock a person out, but if you hit that sweet spot on the chin you don’t even have to hit them very hard. It’s all physics and biology of course. The perfect strike will “explosively displace the jawbone and push the socket of the jaw into the bundle of nerves running along the sides of the throat from the brain through the neck down the spinal cord. This shock to the nervous system is like an emergency reboot of a computer. Consciousness is not lost, but all coordination is disrupted until the nervous system regains control. These are the type of knockouts, in which the fighter is lying there, still conscious, but can’t move or get up. Or their coordination is all off and they’re completely off balance.” (~Carl Jacobson) 

We can also consider the leverage applied to the neck, which, by striking the furthest point from the joint allows for the greatest force to be applied to snap the neck backwards. A strong force to the C-3 vertebra can also cause a person to fall unconscious so there may also be some connection between the two. This “power to leave the body” seems to relate to falling unconscious. Also applicable to this is that in acupuncture we are taught that really hard pressure exerted between the chin and the lip can make a person fall unconscious; but perhaps more verifiably speaking hard pressure just where the nose meets the upper lip can revive someone from an unconscious state. 

There is actually a second part of the body they say we can deliver a knock-out blow: the solar plexus. It doesn’t make you see stars like a good chin or temple shot, but it can have debilitating effects. Another part of the body ruled by the Sun and likely related to Leo in some way. Some extra research needs to be done on this topic because the warmth of prana may come from Magha. Since Swati is three houses away, the wind might merely be the way prana reaches out to the world. 

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Stars of Magha & The Western Perspective

Regulus Heart of the Lion: Alpha Leonis (Regulus, the little king), Eta Leonis (Al Jabhah), Zeta Leonis (Adhafera), Mu Leonis (Rasalias), Epsilon Leonis Lambda Lionis (Alterf) & Kappa Lionis.

Regulus is the brightest of six sickle shaped stars marking the forehead of the lion. This ridge itself is called the sickle. One of the four royal watchers: Regulus is the watcher of the north, the archangel Gabriel. The others are …….

Although best seen in the evening in the northern hemisphere’s late winter and spring, Regulus appears at some time of night throughout the year except for about a month: August 22–24, when the Sun is too close.

The last occultation of Regulus by a planet was on July 7, 1959, by Venus. The next will occur on October 1, 2044, and will also be by Venus.

It gives violence, destructiveness, military honor of short duration, with ultimate failure, imprisonment, violent death, success, high and lofty ideals and strength of spirit, and makes its natives magnanimous, grandly liberal, generous, ambitious, fond of power, desirous of command, high-spirited and independent.

According to Ptolemy, it is of the nature of Mars and Jupiter. It gives great pride, grandly liberal, commanding, cosmopolitan views. If rising or culminating, military honour and preferment An  Anonymous author from antiquity (379 AD) also said Regulus is like Jupiter and Mars giving high ambition, pride, love of power, grandeur of view, If rising, military honours. If culminating, high ecclesiastical honour, martial preferment, prosperity in business.

Later western authors liken it to only to Mars associating to with violent death, ultimate ruin by folly or pride. If rising, wealth, power, courage, generosity, ingenuity, rise to authority, martial success,. These natives are subject to cuts, wounds, accidents, sores and injuries to the face, pains in the head and fevers. If culminating, martial eminence, success in trade and occupations of a Mars nature. If afflicting Mercury, deafness). Alvidas claimed that Regulus is similar to the Sun in good aspect to Uranus. Others claim Regulus rules two inches below the top of the kidneys.

It may convey royal properties, a noble mind, frankness, and courage. The importance of this star is accentuated by its nearness to the ecliptic. When Mars or Saturn are in conjunction with Regulus, especially exciting events are always recorded: assassinations, coup d’états, revolutions, revolts, demonstrations, the overthrow of heads of state and similar events.

Regulus is one of the most fortunate stars in the heavens. It portends glory, riches, and power to all who are born under its influence. Proclus (412-485) called Regulus the “Royal Star” and asserted that those born under it have a royal-like nativity. In judicial astrology, however, the dimming of the star presaged evil times. A Ninevite tablet, according to R.A. Allen, states: “If the star of the great lion is gloomy, the heart of the people will not rejoice.”

Regulus marks the beginning of the 8th nakshatra (Hindu lunar mansion), Magha (the bountiful): A severe asterism belonging to the Shudra caste and favorable for acts of disgrace, destruction, deceit, imprisonment, beating, burning and poison when containing the Moon. Those born on the lunar day will be wealthy, fond of hills, merchants, valiant, and women haters. With Moon here at birth, the native will be wealthy, religious, contented, well-served, and fond of life. Rules grain boxes and the lips and upper mouth

In mundane astrology, Leo Constellation is associated with royal events, especially the ascension or death of kings and queens, the election or death of heads of state, assassinations, uprisings and massacres, currency and the stock exchange, the Vatican and European Union. — AstrologyKing.com

Descendant conjunct Regulus: A splendid and illustrious life; glorious, mighty and commanding nature; fame, busy with many activities; bountiful resources; well known or feared in cities and regions. Prosperity around middle age or through marriage or women. — AstrologyKing.com

Uranus in Regulus: Energetic, ambitious, successful, may be unjust or dishonourable, self-aggrandisement, high official position, panders to aristocracy, associated with religion for business purposes, gain through speculation and companies, favourable for marriage, sorrow through death of daughter and disappointment through a son; friends become enemies at end of life, may retire and live in seclusion, violent death through accident or assassination. These persons strive to be leaders and almost make it to the top of their objective. They like to be in government positions in order to control masses of people. Support comes their way on the road to success, but just when they begin to feel the glory of success, someone causes their downfall. Something always happens so that they lose the confidence of their superiors, or the public will lose confidence in the individual. This happens abruptly and with surprise, and of course, affects the ego tremendously.  — AstrologyKing.com

Neptune in Regulus: Prominent leader, lawgiver, diplomatic, strong character, control over others, influential friends, few if any enemies, domestic harmony, natural death in old age. —AstrologyKing.com

Pluto in Regulus: Makes activists concerning human rights and suspicion about what big government and corporations are hiding, interested in conspiracy theories. If with a malefic and the Moon with Antares, Praesepe or the Pleiades: blindness or injuries to the eyes. — AstrologyKing.com

Tree of Magha

Banyan tree: Known as Kalpavriksha, the tree that fulfills one’s wishes and provides material wealth. It is the holiest tree in India, considered immortal. It gives longevity to Lord Brahma himself. It’s a large tree with large leaves and spreading branches to offer protective shade and shelter. It is sometimes called Bahupada, the one with several feet, because of the way the roots extend down from the branches to create a new root base. A Shiva lingam is often found at its base and these trees act as a resting place for wandering Sadhus who will stay under the banyan at the edge of town rather than entering the town itself. Shiva also looks to the North which is the direction of death. He is the one who helps us face death without fear. This also connects the Banyan to Lord Yama and one is often found near cremation grounds. Grass does not grow under a Banyan. 

Since it’s not a tree that allows for renewal or rebirth, it is avoided for purposes of marriage or fertility though the leaves are often used in other rituals. A paste of bark and leaves can be used to stop excessive bleeding. The sap of the tree can be used for piles, pain, and lumbago. Chewing on the ariel root is a good astringent for cleaning the teeth. It’s also used for treatments for leukorrhea, female sterility & diabetes.

Key Themes

The divine rule of kings is represented here. The bureaucratic deep state has little pull here, True power is passed down and the head of state is appointed. Lineage becomes important, and life comes down to who you know. Authority here knows no bounds. They are charged with the task of rising above the mass mentality and discover their own unique creativity. Family pride, loyalty, lineage, respect for tradition and ceremony are all important to them; they honour the giants upon whose shoulders we stand. 

They are usually alpha personalities with a need for attention and a gift for getting it, while maintaining their dignity. On one hand they have this inner knowing of superiority, while on the other hand they might be filled with self doubt which must be corrected. Their sense of superiority can be founded on any legitimate or illegitimate reason: race, lineage, religion, neighbourhood, school, sports team. In the world of the mind anything can be used to serve a purpose. The various planets placed in Magha will also help lift a person up with whatever powers they have. Of course one must honour those who lift them up or they will be quickly taken down again. They do tend to obtain positions of elevated importance from which they can delegate authority. They like to have others serving under them. This often leads them to work in large corporations or government departments where they can relate to the world as one to the masses. They can be happy in any business as long as they are in a position of importance. They like to be part of organizations that have a long history, are well established and follow some kind of tradition. They seek to bring prestige into their life and their work. But without any boundaries to their ambition they will never be satisfied. They typically work in a variety of odd jobs; though they do like to have an important sounding title. Titles tend to mean a lot to them; though they may not feel any obligation to live up to titles or social expectations that often go  They can be suckers for a bit of flattery, and Magha men are easily seduced by women. 

They are likely to have a spiritual outlook of life and will take on paternal roles regardless of their gender. They make good priests, professors, lawyers, judges. They like roles that offer tenure or other protections against being expelled. They may belong to well established churches, communities, or private organizations that bring prestige. They like to work with fire and light and may be involved

They are empowered to leave the body at will. This could refer to astral travel trance, fainting or losing consciousness, or even leaving the flesh body at death. It should be noted that standing up too quickly can sometimes lead to light-headedness or even cause someone to pass out. Magha can experience similar problems when getting elevated too quickly in their life. If they are not prepared for it or do not honour the ones who raised them to their new found status then they will fall again. The permissiveness of this nakshatra relates it to Jupiter in the subtitles way; Jupiter also rules over the prajapatis. The root of the word magha relates with “might” and the very “to be able”. This nakshatra gives people the ability to do anything no matter how outlandish. 

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Planetary Rulers of Magha


Headless, unbound, limitless, misty, mystical, dispersing, ambivalent, random, numb, odd, useless, eccentric, observing, witnessing, foggy, cloudy, abandoned, wandering, surrendered, empty, vacuous, scatter, nebulize defrock, dematerialize, disengaged, severed  Ghosts, refugees, aliens, saints, pilgrims, homeless, other worldly. Ketu provides a blank screen for others to project their desires upon them. 


Central, sovereign, creative, intelligence, authenticity, brilliance, genius, power, productivity, confidence, vitality, vision, light, illumination, spot-light, insight, center stage, speculations, games of chance, drama, entitlement, certainty of purpose, ego-centricity, singular, the highest, brightest,  

Leo + Ketu 

odd intelligence, thinking outside of the box, boundless authority, abandoned productivity, headless games of chance, ghostly mystical light, a certainty of purpose that appears odd to others, mystical, attention seeking pilgrims, scattered, diffused light. They have the spotlight or the authority but actually they may not have anything to offer. 

Planets in Magha

Ascendant in Magha

(Magha Ascendant. Last updated 4 April 2023.)

Leaders of the pack and king of the jungle, the divine right of kings Hear them roar. Broad shouldered, strong and courageous. The sky is the limit, they can do anything. They will have the look of a lion of a cat. Beautiful hair flaring out into a mane.

Das – Behari General Indications: ”You will be very enterprising. You will respect elders and be God fearing. You enjoy your life. You will be expert in various sciences and soft spoken. You enjoy leading a quiet life. You will receive honour and recognition from learned persons. You will possess good knowledge about various arts. You will devote your time for the expansion of your culture and be actively involved in various cultural activities. Your dealings with others will be thoughtful, you try to avoid hurting others feelings, and immediately rectify the situation if you do. You do not care for any person who makes hindrance or causes trouble to others. As a result you may have several hidden enemies in your life. You have a short temper when it comes to improprieties, be cautious that this does not affect your success. You will be generous and perform many philanthropic activities without concern for recognition. These activities may make you famous. You will have great wealth and many people working under you. In the professional field you cannot attain much success in the material field as you are not business minded, mainly due to your straight-forwardness. However, you will be a fitting example of sincerity and hard work. This inherent quality of sincerity and hard work does sometimes pay you some lift, but not to the extent when we see the balance. You are bound to change your field of earning frequently. Once you make a decision, you stick to that decision. Your dealings with superiors and subordinates are very cordial and most technical. Hence you are able to be a link between your bosses and the subordinates. This placement indicates you will enjoy a happy and harmonious married life with good children. You will be generous and helpful to your siblings. You may suffer from difficulty with your vision.”

AstrologyKing.com Ascendant in Regulus: “Military honour and preferment. Great honour and wealth, but violence and trouble, sickness, fevers, acute disease, benefits seldom last, favour of the great, victory over enemies and scandal. On the Ascendant, it will give a courageous and frank character, especially if in conjunction with the Sun, Moon, Jupiter or Mercury. A splendid and illustrious life; glorious, mighty and commanding nature; fame, busy with many activities, bountiful resources, well known or feared in cities and regions. Prosperity from youth and in own city. Illustrious generals, who subjugate regions and cities and peoples, govern, are inclined to act, are submissive, speak frankly, have a taste for fighting, and carry out their purposes. They are effective, virile, victorious, harm their enemies, are opulent and perhaps very rich, big-minded and ambitious, and they generally do not die a happy death; moreover, lovers of hunting, connoisseurs and owners of horses and quadrupeds.”

Shil-Ponde Male with Magha Ascendant: “A proud but not an arrogant nature poised, self-contained and dignified. This man will command respect because of his quiet dignity of manner and bearing. His position in his community will be secure and his financial standing sound. His weakness, however, is his susceptibility to the blandishments of the opposite sex. He must avoid entanglements which might lead to a loss of dignity, since, to this man, such a loss would be a tragedy.”

Shil-Ponde Female with Magha Ascendant: “A frank and courageous nature and a charming and interesting character. Unfortunately these attributes seem to engender envy on the part of those less fortunately bequeathed. As a result, this person is subject to barbs of gossip and all through her life has many secret enemies who are jealous of her in one way or another. This in spite of the fact that hers is essentially an honourable and virtuous character not given to either thought or action which should bring slander or scandal. She is particularly loyal to her family and will do anything to make them happy. As a result of this, her actions are often misconstrued and used against her by her enemies.”

B.V. Raman Leo Rising: “Ambitious, avaricious, warm-hearted, with a big liking for art, literature and music. They are cheerful and unimpulsive. Magnetic in appearance with broad shoulders, bilious constitution, average height, oval faced, thoughtful countenance and upper body is generally better formed than the rest. They can adapt themselves to any condition in life. They have faith. They are sincere in affection. They stick to orthodox principles in religion but are perfectly tolerant. Generally good tempered and sensitive. They are lovers of music and literature and generally possess a certain amount of philosophical knowledge. They are voracious readers. In life they do not succeed as they would like and often struggle throughout life and their ambition remains unfulfilled. They lack a natural policy and hence get into difficulties. They are forgiving and do not hold a grudge for long. They are likely to suffer from nervous troubles and are generally misunderstood by their boss and superiors.”

Paramahansa Yogananda, with Moon in Magha, was one of the great royal father figures who was much like a pope to millions of people around the world. He was well known to go into trances while he practiced asana and  meditation. He founded Kriya Yoga, a style of yoga based on purification of the body, mind and senses. He took Maha Samadhi in the Rahu Ketu period. Rahu was in Ashwini, which is ruled by his 3rd house Ketu, allowing him to fully and wilfully detach from his fresh body. His detachment from the self is given more power with the 12th lord Moon in ascendant. Rahu’s aspect on the ascendant allowed him to believe he was a chosen one on the spiritual path. Rahu also strengthened his connection with the paternal lineage, spirituality, philosophy, and the global world. His ascendant lord Sun in 5th house Sagittarius both increased the paternal loving glow that shines from him and the intelligence.

Jean Claude Van Damme starred in the movie Lion Heart.  He has had an interesting rise and fall. As soon as he got too cocky and his ego became too big then everyone immediately lost interest in him. This is one of the dangers of Magha nakshatra: you can do anything you want and your spirit guides will lift you up, but if you fail to honour those who lifted you then you will fall.

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Ascendant in Magha Pada 1, Aries Navamsha: Sportsmen,

Ascendant in Magha Pada 2, Taurus Navamsha: Musicians, collectors, women are often models with unreal beauty, tall

Celebrities with Magha Ascendant

Grigori Rasputin (1), Richard Feynman (quantum mechanics (1)), Wilber Cohen (social science architect of the welfare state (1)), Orville Wright (1), Bailey Sherwood (child actor, civil engineer (1)), Henri Matisse (1), Glenn Ford (1), Waylon Jennings (folk country (1)), Bryan Adams (singer, photographer (1)), Neil Young (singer songwriter (1)), Justin Timberlake (1), Jean Claude Van Damme (martial arts actor (1)), Dale Earnhardt (race car driver (1)), Ted Bundy (serial killer (1)), Kate Duchess of CambridgeAR (1), Henrietta Maria of France (1), Ingrid Bergman (1), Freida Kahlo (1), Manhattan (1), ),

Reinhard Heydrich (SS Secret police (2)), Ronnie Gale Dreyer (Vedic Astrology (2)), Andrew Loyd Webber (musical theatre (2)), Elton John (musician (2)), Hugh Dillan (musician  (2)), Lawren Haris (2), Paul Gauguin (Fine art (2)), Tiger Woods (golf (2)), Jackie Robinson (baseball (2)), John Goodman (actor (2)), Aubrey Drake Graham (child actor & hip hop (2)), Phineas P. Gage (rail boss then side show (2)), Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York (2), Nancy Pelosi (House Speaker (2?)), Malala Yousafzai (2), Emma Stone (2), Jessica Alba (Actress; Housewares (2)), Veruschka von Lehndorff (2), 

Alexander the Great? (3), Donald Trump (hotels, resorts, real-estate, President (3)), Martin Luther (3), Dick Cheney (Vice President, Defence, Halliburton (3)), Swami Lakshman Joo (Kashmiri Shavism (3)), Swami Paramananda Saraswati (3), Pope Urban VIII (military ruler, opponent of Copernicus & Galileo (3)), Harry Babasin (experimental jazz (3)), Woody Allen (3), Alfredo Ferrari? (3), Lisa Edelstein (3), Uma Thurman (3), 

Yogananda Paramahansa (4?), Pope Leo XIII (reconciling Catholicism with Modernity (4)), J.R.R. Tolkien (4), Justin Trudeau (4),Neil deGrasse Tyson (astrophysics, pop. Science (4)), Arthur Schlesinger Jr (Liberal intellectual (4)), Antoni Gaudi (architect, designer (4)), Daniel Bellard (highway rapist (4)), Eva Green (4), Sharon Stone (4), Ruth Sharp Altshuler (Salvation Army & Goodwill Philanthropist fundraiser (4)),Sai Baba (), Homer Simpson ()

[Many charts have not been confirmed so ascendant and even Moon nakshatras may not be correct. There may be inconsistencies regarding the house placement of the planets as well. Use your own judgement. A healthy dose of scepticism should be applied to astrological data generally.]

Sun in Magha 

“We have educated ourselves into a world from which wonder, and the fear and dread and splendor and freedom of wonder have been banished. Of course wonder is costly. You couldn’t incorporate it into a modern state, because it is the antithesis of the anxiously worshiped security which is what a modern state is asked to give. Wonder is marvellous but it is also cruel, cruel, cruel. It is undemocratic, discriminatory and pitiless.” Robertson Davies

The Sun displays his magnificence for all to see. They are brilliant, dignified and original thinkers. But the Sun is hot and cruel so these traits will also come out when he is strong. This will not be the ball of fire we get when he is in Ashwini, but their confidence will be high and they will have no problem speaking their mind, sharing their ideas, putting themselves forward, taking speculative risks or taking the spot-light. In short, they will be little kings, bright red flames that get all the attention. They like their independence, and despite being a Ketu nakshatra, they (especially men) like to have a fairly traditional relationship with someone who will serve them to some degree. If their partner is not willing to do that there could be problems. In one way or another everyone they come in contact with will have to serve them in some way. They are ambitious and looking to win; and ultimately everybody wants to back the winner. Of course whether or not they actually win depends on other alignments in the chart as well as the transits and the oppositions chart. And there usually is some kind of opposition. They typically see life as between the one, themselves, and the masses. Some people will, however, take this opportunity to serve the masses in some way (Magha is a Shudra nakshatra), but, with poor aspects or placement  they might feel be confused in thinking that others are there to serve the little royal one; since they may be a king or a queen. They will find their one-on-one time through their hobbies which they typically like to do with a partner. One of their special leadership traits is an ability to come to agreement on what should be done; where efforts should be directed. This Sun does very well with an aspect from Jupiter or the full Moon and is well-placed in the chart. Mars’ influence on the Sun here can bring too much heat and heart problems.

This position also loosens their physical connection with the father figure. The father might be there, but be detached in some way. Powerfully confident and proud.

Gabriel Lippmann won the Nobel prize in physics for his method of reproducing colours photographically by using an “interference.” Lippmann also had Venus and Mercury in Uttara Phalguni which are related to interference. The invented the Lippmann electrometer, a very sensitive machine for measuring the tinies traces of electricity. This was soon converted into an ECG machine for measuring cardiac rhythm. He also predicted the piezoelectric effect; the idea that an electrical charge can be created from mechanical stress. It’s believed that electricity could one day be generated by people walking on the floor of a train station or dancing on a dance floor. This is also used in the “pick-up” of an electric guitar and many medical imaging devices also use this. It’s often used as a kind of jump start. He also started something he called integral photography where he set up different lenses so that when the person looked at the picture it would change due to the viewing angle.

Bepin Behari Sun in Leo: “Will make the individual extremely self-centred: the message is that “you are the god.” In case the individual could rightly, in all his humility, which can happen if he is spiritually evolved, comprehend the message, it will lead him to all glory. Otherwise, the strain of the impulse may be unbearable, often leading to nervous breakdown.”

Astrology King Sun in Regulus: “Power, authority, great influence over friends, honor and riches, but violence, trouble and ultimate disgrace and ruin, sickness, fevers, benefits seldom last.”

Astrology King Sun conjunct Mars conjunct Regulus (0°30′ orb): “This does create quite a problem. These natives are like pompous kings strutting around and showing their importance. They are always in a position of authority, and they demand total recognition for their achievements and abilities. They like to catch others off guard and show off their superiority. They do not know what the word “humble” means. Their drive and needs are extreme and overpowering. They strive to go to the very top in the military. These individuals are simply out of touch with everything except for the acknowledgment of their authority. The Sun and Mars in conjunction here does affect the health. These persons have too much energy pumping through the heart, and later on in life when they no longer have the vitality to feed this, the heart loses some of its elasticity and strength at which time a critical point is reached. Only a few make it past sixty years of age. They could increase their lifespan if they learn to be humble, but they would have to start early in life.” 

Celebrities with Sun in Magha

Afghanistan (1), Earthquake/Tsunami Philippines 1976 (1), Pope Pius VII (1), Sri Aurobindo (1), Alexander the Great? (1), Napoleon Bonaparte (1), Edmond James de Rothschild (1), Bill Clinton (1), Robert De Nero (1), Charles Bukowski (1), Robert Redford (actor, filmmaker (1)), Roman Polanski (1), V.S. Naipaul (1), Clay Walker (1), Patrick Swayze (1), Edward Norton (1), Gabriel Lippmann (physics, photography (1)), Elsie Inglis (Surgeon & women’s health (1)),

Rajiv Gandhi (2), Ron Paul (2), Stephanie Charbonnier (2), Denton Cooley (heart, cardiac surgeon (2)), Davy Crocket (2), Usain Bolt (2), Orville Wright (2), Layne Staley (2), Kenny Rogers (2), Coco Chanel (2), Shania Twain (2), Coccinelle (2), Calgary City (2), 

Sean Connery (3), Jorge Paulo Lehmann? (3), Oskar Ludwig Kummer (Engineer, Entrepreneur (3)), Henry Every Pirate (3), Ray Bradbury (3), Dave Chappelle (3), Mother Teresa (3), Christine Chubbuck (news reporter (3)), Claudia Schiffer (3), Barbara Lama (3),

Emperor Wu of Han (4), Frederich Hegel (4), Stephen Wolfram (Mathematics (4)), Allan Pinkerton (4), Robertson Davies (novelist, professor (4)), Antoine Lavoisier (nobleman, chemist, metric system (4)), Gottfried Herder (4), Michael Jackson (4),Charlie Parker (4), Paul Bernardo (4), GG Allin (4), Ingrid Bergman (4), Sexual Abuse #4 (4), Saint Bartholomew Day Massacre (4), ///20jun22///

Moon in Magha 

Paul Gauguin – Study of a Lion

(Moon in Magha. Last updates 4 April 2023.)

The classics say that One born under Magha will be stout-bodied with prominent cheeks and a protruding abdomen. He will be irascible, wealthy, proud, an orator, wise, modest, very patient in disposition, industrious, will honour gods and preceptors, respect the ancestors and be radiant. He will be lustful, indulgent to his wife, enjoy luxuries and have many people to serve him. (The classics: Hora Sara, Jataka Parijata, Sage Narada, Brihat Samhita, Varahamihira.)

They are the centre of attention merely because that is what god and/or guru put them here to do. With such a mandate they will say or do what they want, when they want, and without worrying about what others will think. They always find a way to stand out, with their style, their mannerisms, what they do, what they say. These are the really unique Leo’s; people will not be as quick to follow their style as the will to follow the style of the Purva Phalgunis. And because they are so unique, they are often misunderstood and solitary. The “Rahu other” that guides them is typically a father figure. It may be their own father, or it may be a guru or mentor or spirit being (someone who is not around, but is nonetheless a guiding figure).

Magha folk have a way of getting into people’s imagination. They kindle that fire that allows people to leave their body and experience the world as spirit, as magic, and miracle. But this is more than imagination at work for Leo challenges the imagination; they often have an unintended side effect of making people think. They are out of the box thinkers and their odd ways make others think as well.

They are emotionally detached  from the effects their actions have on others. This gives them a lot of freedom to do or say anything, which can be at least interesting, but it can also cause problems. In relationships they might make life altering decisions without talking to their partner, and they might not even really care what their partner thinks. Usually they cut and run when they are no longer getting all the attention. They are also prone to making enemies. Usually it’s merely jealousy, but it can come to fatal consequences as was the case of Rossano and the mafia.

Magha’s usually do a lot of different jobs over their lifetime. I would say they just float around, but it might be more like popping up here and there. Always in the centre of things. They might walk in and be the new boss tomorrow, while all the loyal, hard working employees shake their head in disbelief. Their knowledge and studies can also be broad and go into unexpected topics. Fire, light, refraction, illusion and magic.

They tend to feel like there is a divine plan whether good or bad is flowing from their actions; they remain ever proud and arrogant; poised and dignified. Loss of dignity and pride is probably the worst thing that can happen to them, but they also don’t like to be ignored. Drinking can be especially problematic of Magha’s partly because the opportunity to lose our dignity goes up when we drink, but also because Magha people are already prone to leaving their body so blacking out may be more common for them. Besides, they can already be prone to the all or nothing philosophy that is often inspired by drink. Many Magha folks are involved with gambling and casinos and I suspect they like daredevils who risk everything. And they don’t even mind so much if they lose, after all, it’s God’s plan either way.

At some point in their life they will feel the call to do the honourable thing.  They may go back and seek out their lineage if it was lost to them. They do best on a clean and sober spiritual path that allows them to heed the call. Their vision is without limits, anything is possible. This can also make them seem a little wandery and detached. They certainly won’t be doing what everyone else is doing. They are happy to do their own thing. And since others will usually not understand what it is that makes these Magha folks tick, they will invent their own stories about them. Maghas can be a little bit of a blank screen for others to project their ideas upon. They problem is that they are usually blamed for those projections later. This can be another hurdle in durable romantic relationships. Very often a Magha native will choose celibacy over the drama of relationships.

Bepin Behari Moon in Leo: “will pine for the understanding and premonitions, urges and messages and when received, it will endeavour to mould itself accordingly: at this level, the psyche under the influence of the Moon will like to be influenced by high forces (the Sun), than by the attractions and influences of the lower place of existence (the ascendant).”

Astrology King Moon in Regulus: “Occult interests, powerful friends, danger from enemies and false friends, gain by speculation, public prominence, great power, honour, wealth, benefits seldom last, violence, trouble and sickness. It makes women high-spirited and independent. If at the same time, the Sun is with the Dragon’s Head In Gemini, or Jupiter is in the 10th house in trine to Mars and the Sun is with the Dragon’s Head, great preferment even from the lowest sphere to high rank. A splendid and illustrious life; great, distinguished and opulent nature.”


Moon in Magha Pada 1, Aries Navamsha: As a result of even bad publicity their ego gets bigger. They will likely get some mysterious favour from authority and be treated like the good son and their behaviours may be excused as boys being boys. They are usually cruel, selfish, warlike people, good at deception but often ill with fever or some other attack of heat.

Moon in Magha Pada 2, Taurus Navamsha: The Moon gets extra power here since he becomes exalted in the navamsha. They are known to be long lived and very wealthy. They are typically quite strong, like a bull and have many children, possibly illegitimate, due to their strong fertility, They can also be especially fixed and stubborn in doing what they want. They might be some kind of family head or kubra figure taking care of the family wealth.

Moon in Magha Pada 3, Gemini Navamsha: They are chatty and flirty and can become the darlings of the media. They make friends quickly, they are usually very intelligent and have good communication. Gemini will influence their pride so they will like to maintain dignity with the media. Trump loved the media attention since it allowed him to get his message out. Now that he is being ignored by them his motivation seems to be waning. They are typically truthful though they might come to believe the stories about themselves. They often become experts in their field meeting with small groups of inventors or others with speculative potential. These small groups are a way for them to “hold court.”

Moon in Magha Pada 4, Cancer Navamsha: They become parental in their rule. Expressing the hard masculine exterior while remaining ultimately carrying and sensitive at heart. They usually support the local and family gods, Brahmins, and mystics. They are ultimately sheltering and protective and will likely be land owners or homeowners with many “children” who are not their own.

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Celebrities with Moon in Magha

Edward Smyth-Osbourn (1), Rudy Giuliani (1), William French Anderson (physician, father of gene therapy (1)), Tom Selleck (Magnum PI (1)), Don McLean (1), Leon Trotsky (1), Lee Bowers (witness (1)), Eric Douglas (1), Anne Frank (1), Baghdad (1), 

Paramahansa Yogananda (2), Margaret Thatcher (stroke (2)), William Howard Taft (2), Nikita Khrushchev (heart attack (2), Henry Gustav Molaison (2), Alexei Navalny (2), Andrew Loyd Webber (musical theatre (2)), Tommy Blake (Rockabilly (2)), Franklin Pierce (2), 

L. Ron Hubbard (Dyanetics, science fiction (3)), Rossano (3), Samuel Colt (3), Erich Kastner (3), Paul Gauguin (3), Eddie Vedder (3), K.D. Lang (3), Mary-Kate Olsen (3), 

Winston Churchill (4), Albert Speer (4), Thomas Sowell (4), Richard Burton (4), David Lynch (4), Alfred Elton van Vogt (4), Wilber Cohen (social science architect of the welfare state (4)), David Carpenter (“The Trail Side Killer (4)), Sydney Watson (4), Julia Roberts (4), USA Peacetime Draft (4),  Dipendra Prince of Nepal (), Prince Maximillian of Saxony (), Alycia Lynne Schyretski (), Ian Thorpe (), Marion Woodman (), WWI (4), ////23Sept2023///

Mars in Magha 

Sun – Ketu : Laser Eye Surgery

They have a lot of fire or spark in their eyes. They may be the type to go all in, all or nothing. They tend to have a lot of ambition.  They may have pride in coming from a lineage of warriors. Many of them serve in the military at some point of their lives. They likely know how to handle fire, weapons and guns, but also light, diffusers, reflectors, refractors. They are able to make a great spectacle with fire. Guy Fox is certainly a fine example of this as bonfires and fireworks are still used to celebrate his failed insurrection. Their ancestors come to them in the form of competitors, warriors, men, engineers, and people working with fire and steel. Your job is to honour them. Women with this placement will be well protected by the men in their life. Leaders with Mars in Magha will be beloved by their military if they honour them. And one must treat their competitors with respect and honour; they only come to give you the stage and lift you up. And it often doesn’t matter if you win or lose; the honour and dignity you offer to the competition is the test.

Aggressive and penetrating rays of light attested to by the founder of Lasik, Lucy London also has a Master in Lighting Design and she’s also a water colour painter. Guy Fawkes had planned to blow up parliament and is celebrated annually with huge bonfires in the street and fireworks. We can only imagine the kinds of light show exhibited by the kings and leaders of massive field armies. Turner’s paintings are also filled with light as well as rays of light.

There seems to be an overall celebration of masculinity with this placement: men, military, engineering, strength, power, heroic action. They can be active in the spotlight, on stage, in celebrity culture. Good theatre actors; theatrical. Always seeking new conquest, showing off. They act like the king. If Sun is well placed they could be on par with kings. The can have a very sharp, critical, firm mind; rashness can be a curse or a blessing for these folks. They are good leaders, intense and can gain through speculation or insurance. Very enthusiastic and adventurous. They are very active with fresh new celebrated things like new music or movies. They are most active in the forest or mountain regions. Mars in Magha might even have an appreciation for camouflage, a kind of illusion in the forest. Of course at other times they might dawn hunter orange to ensure that they are fully visible in the forest. Family life often suffers due to their career. Loss of first spouse is common. This can be a difficult person for others to deal with as there is a sense of entitlement to their sense of power and their activities. They can be very dominating people. They are not likely to compromise in their action.

We might see in a woman’s chart that it’s actually the men in her life (brothers, boyfriends), or perhaps these are the types of competitors one faces who have the dominating and entitled sense of drive and ambition. Ether way, it takes a powerful woman to deal with powerful men, and a powerful person to deal with full power competition.

Mars in Regulus: Honour, fame, strong character, public prominence, high military command. 0°30′ orb: This is one who takes command and gives orders. These persons work well in the military and can achieve high goals and honours here. The commanding personality extends even to their love life, since everyone is merely a stepping stone for their pleasures and ego.

Gambling: Rand Paul supports deregulation in casinos and gambling, Donald Trump is owner of a Casino empire. Johnny Depp played in Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas. Kevin Spacey?? also starred in Casino Jack. Ben Affleck has struggled with gambling addiction most of his life.

Tea Field once described herself as being a descendant of tribal viking warrior princesses. She was a big girl with rippling muscles, wide shoulders and big hands. She’s bright she shines everywhere, goes. She has Venus in her ascendant so she’s also stylish and beautiful. Really unique, one of a kind person. A master of Rolfing massage who travels the world taking care of her clients. Rolfing, I should point out, is a fairly physically painful and psychologically intense deep tissue massage. She is also trained in acupuncture.

Henry Ford was able to harness the spark to create the combustion engine. Ionannis Pallikaris founded LASIK laser eye surgery.


Mars in Magha Pada 1, Aries Navamsha: powerful position for this Mars making powerful military leaders, engineers, town planners, architects. They are courageous, risk takers

Mars in Magha Pada 2, Taurus Navamsha: Theatrical way of speaking,

Mars in Magha Pada 3, Gemini Navamsha: Very theatrical way of communication.

Mars in Magha Pada 4, Cancer Navamsha: Debilitated navamsha for Mars. They might ultimately end up with Cushing’s, low testosterone, or some other debility related to “men’s issues.” Violence, aggression, passive aggression might get the best of them. Possibly alcohol related defensiveness. A kind of “little man’s syndrome” might develop causing them to use happiness and celebration as a kind of emotional weapon. William Vollman practically celebrates violence in has masterful book, “Rising Up & Rising Down: Thoughts on violence, death and urgent means.” We could say that the women with this placement might have to put up with such passive aggressive or emotionally manipulative men in their lives. If Jupiter in well-placed their marriage experience is likely to be better than their dating experience. Several of the people with this placement were rights activists working to give more rights to minorities, disabled people, or women that that average person does not have. Their sense of care and protection becomes weaponised.

Celebrities with Mars in Magha

King Qin Shi Huang (1), Ulysses S. Grant (1), Augusto Pinochet (1), William Howard Taft (1), Rand Paul (physician, senator (1)), Machine Gun Kelly (1), Dostoyevsky (1), Le Corbusier (town planner (1)), Frank Lloyd Wright (1), Bobby Hatfield (1), Ionannis Pallikaris (1), Amy Purdy (1), Claudia Schiffer (1), Margaret Mitchell (1), 

Donald Trump (2), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (2), Henry Ford I (2), Wild Bill Hickok (2), J.M.W. Turner (2), Eckhart Tolle (2), Woody Guthrie (2), Hugh Dillan (2), Frank Sinatra (2), Daniel Negreanu (poker (2)), Israel Independence (2), 

King Francis I of France (3), Martin Heidegger (3), Linus Pauling (chemical engineer, biochemist (3)), Johnny Depp (3), Ben Affleck (3), Jim Caviezel (actor who played Jesus (3)), Willie Nelson (3), Jerry Garcia (3), Rocky Marciano (3), Jules Dumont D’Urville (3), Moki Suduko (3), Guy Fawkes (3), Sydney Watson (3),Caitlyn Jenner (3), Princess Diana (3), Lil Peep? (3), WWI (3), 

Pierre Trudeau (4), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (4), William T. Vollman (4), Max Knoll (Electrical Engineer; Electron Microscope (4)), Toby Keith (4), John Graham Burge (4), Kevin Spacey?? (4), Darryl Anka (4), Larry Holms (4), Grigori Rasputin (4), Madame Helena Blavatsky (4), Chelsea Clinton (4), Ivanka Trump? (4), Blake Lively (3), //

Mercury in Magha

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling wrote about magic in Harry Potter. Tom Robbins also wrote about myth and magic; assorted odd-ball characters. Some people suggest that Neil Armstrong wrote a similar myth about going to the moon. Curiously, after 50 years of technological advancement we have not been able to repeat this feat. D.H. Lawrence even spent some time on the forbidden list for his steamy romances. Madonna & Michael Jackson shared a similar kind of unique stardom in the age of bright lights and MTV. They both created whole fairy tale worlds with themselves at the centre. They might have gestures of nobility.

Mercury in Regulus: Honourable, just, popular, generosity abused by opponents, fame, gain through high position. — AstrologyKing.com

“I’m Peter Pan. He represents youth, childhood, never growing up, magic, flying. ” “Magic is easy if you put your heart into it.” “The magic, the wonder, the mystery and the innocence of a child’s heart are the seeds of creativity that will heal the world.” “Being on stage is magic. there’s nothing like it. You feel the energy of everyone who’s out there. You feel it all over your body. When the lights hit you, it’s all over. I swear it is. “ — Michael Jackson

Mercury in Magha Pada 2, Taurus Navamsha: Stories of magic and myth

Mercury in Magha Pada 3, Gemini Navamsha: Good for journalism or just sharing the news.

Michael Jackson (1), Benjamin de Rothschild (1), Samuel Colt (1),

Celebrities with Mercury in Magha

Benjamin de Rothschild (banking, sailing, racing, vineyards (1)), Samuel Colt (1), Charlie Sheen (1), Jean Piaget (1), Michael Jackson (1), Charlie Parker (1), Layne Staley (1), Stephanie Charbonnier (1), V.S. Naipaul (1), Ernest Hemingway (1), Ben English (1), Lisa Kudrow (1), 

Johann von Goethe (writer, statesman (2)), Tom Robbins (author (2)), Peter Sellers (2), Bailey Sherwood (child actor, civil engineer (2)), J.K. Rowling (writer (3)), Zenobia Camprubi (mystic (2)), Sandra Bullock (actress, producer (2)), 

Peter Jennings (news caster (3)), Neil Armstrong (man on the moon (3)), Terry Fox (amputee runner (3)), Steve Martin (actor (3)), Tom Thomson (painter (3)), Antoine Lavoisier (nobleman, chemist, metric system (3)), Jesse James (gun slinger (3)), Freddy Mercury (singer (3)), Jose Feliciano (blind guitare vocals (3)), Patsy Cline (singer (3)), Sexual Abuse #1 (3), Saint Bartholomew Day Massacre (3), 

Emperor Wu of Han (4), Harry Prince of Wales (4), Bashar Al-Assad (eye surgeon, President (4)), D.H. Lawrence (writer (4)), Robert Hook (polymath: Physics, optics, engineering (4)), Bunny Andrews (baseball (4)), Andy Hug (kick boxer (4)), Madonna (singer (4)), Sara Aldrete (killer/smuggler (4)), Loni Anderson (actress (4)), Hiroshima (4), China Earthquake (), 

Jupiter in Magha 

As long as they show their respect to their guru their power will expand, their productivity will increase. The list is small but there are a handful of professors and a few others with strong ties to a guru figure. This Jupiter allows these people great eccentricity in their beliefs. They are quite capable of gaining professorship or priestly-type duties regardless of experience or suitability for the role. Their beliefs are likely to seem strange to others, maybe not so strange in and of themselves, but one might be surprised that you hold them. Somehow they do not match their personality. Though on the other hand they are likely to be natural at many things. They are given wisdom and advice by their ancestors. Since Magha is Ketu owned, the space between this world and the next becomes thin and there might be frequent crossings between the ancient past and the present. They are capable of gaining wisdom merely by honouring their ancestors. In India I think about all of these simple altars in homes and businesses with pictures of their fathers. Those people with the Moon or Jupiter in Magha will be raised to the high chair by ancestral blessing. Jupiter is the one who gives permission. This is partly why he rules the husband in a wife’s chart. Women with this placement are certainly recommended to honour their husbands at all times; as well as their children. Both genders with this placement should honour children generally. They must also honour those who give permission generally. This means no trespassing, not overstepping your authority, asking parents permission for marriage. The few people I know personally with this position give great honour to their gurus whether they are dead or alive. One man’s very old guru recently died in his arms. Both are practically penniless living a simple life dedicated to music, Shiva and a bit of wine. Jupiter in Ketu has no boundaries to righteousness, there’s no rule book or explicit guide to how the righteous are supposed to act. Jupiter in Magha is a nice placement for spirituality, higher forms of faith, and dedication to guru. From this path they can gain a lot of respect.

They really like pagents, celebrations and ceremonies. Expansive intelligence, creativity, productivity. Many stage performances, they have the moral authority to preach, to teach ethics or talk about morality. Entitled to preach, to hold peoples attention. They are charming, compassionate, broad minded guru or professor type people. They can have a very large commanding personalities, a little bit self-righteous.

Jupiter conjunct Regulus: Fame, high preferment, especially of a military nature, success in the Church. If the [chart] as a whole points to this possibility, Jupiter conjunct Regulus is one of the best configurations for success. People like this can reach high positions, positions of trust, preferment and favours; fortunes. Riches and power could fall to these natives easily.

Celebrities with Jupiter in Magha

Jules Dumont d’Urville (1), Edsel Ford (1), Herbert Reeves (astrophysics (1)), Joe Frazier (1), Tom Robbins (1), Timothy McVeigh (1), Billie Jean King (tennis, gender equality, social justice (1)), Bonnie Franklin (1), Celine Dion (1), Moon Unit Zappa (1), Lucy Lawless (1), 

Pope Pius VII? (2), Bill Gates (2), Gavin Newsom (2), Denton Cooley (heat surgeon (2)), Voltaire (Satire, social criticism, “Candide”(2)), Jigoro Kano (Founder of Judo (2)), Jim Morrison (lead singer The Doors (2)), Johnny Rotten (lead singer Sex Pistols (2)), Keith Richards (songwriter, Rolling Stones (2)), John Denver (folk singer (2)), Charles Bukowski (2), Ray Bradbury (2), Henry Every Pirate (2), Daniel Bellard (highway rapist (2)), Yusef Estes (2), Kate Walsh (2),

King Henry V of England (3), Charlie Parker (3),Victor Hugo (3), V.S. Naipaul (3), F. Scott Fitzgerald (3), Patrice Alegre (3), Claude Riviere (thief (3)), Bill Nye (3), Tom Hanks (actor (3)), Mel Gibson (actor (3)), Howie Mandel (3), Molly Ringwald (3), Lisa Marie Presley (3), Julia Roberts (3), 

Rajiv Gandhi (4), Donovan Bailey (4), Mikhail Bakunin (4), John Krasinski (4), Kristen Gilbert (4), Cynthia Breazeal (robotics (4)), Chelsea Clinton (4), Nicole van Kulmiz (4), Lilly Wachowski (4), Sarah McLachlan (4), Amy Purdy (4), Christine Chubbuck (news reporter (4)), 

Venus in Magha 

They love regality and bright pageants, Agreeable bright, blinding visions, and nice lights. Venus can be very enchanting in Magha, women with this placement can have a regal and ghostly beauty like a young princess, she may attract a lot of jealousy, but she must remain gracious and dignified with her sister and the women in her life; she must honour the codes of ladies. They can become very successful working with women or with women’s products. Anything she does to uplift them will uplift herself. She must be careful not to get into beauty competitions with the other women; her beauty is a divine gift and her style is uniquely her. There really is no competition to be had. Man with this position must act honourably with women in their lives and women will in turn lift him up. They might have a very close relationship with a sister, or some other women in his life. He can never act dishonourably in the face of any agreement or he will suffer. If he treats his wife like a queen, she will lift him up like a king.

Venus in Magha women can be very independent. They typically have strong pride and have other women in their life with a similar strength of independence. That’s how they shine their beauty. They can sometimes be a little ambivalent about whose attention they attract with their feminine charms. Venus rules over our valuables, the things we collect, and harmonise with, our possessions; but like Mohini, she also possesses us. As I write this I am looking at a chart that has Sun & Venus in Magha with Mercury also in Leo in her 5th house. This kind of combination puts me in mind of the three jews that the Buddhists speak about: the Buddha, the Dharma & the Sangha. Of course she also has Jupiter and the 9th lordship taking a mystical turn so the three jewels allow her to surrender to the abyss.

Pamala Anderson with her little girl’s heart.

Pamala Anderson’s name stands out here with this Venus in the 4th house aspected by Rahu. She is perhaps most famous for her breasts: big, beautifully enhanced, standing out and taking centre stage; and appreciated by all. Candy Barr also had this position so it may be fair to say that women with Venus in 4th house Magha will have nice breasts which they will not be afraid to show off, perhaps even adding some glitter in this day and age. Rahu and Venus both influencing the 4th house along with nodal affliction to the moon is likely to give fake breasts; if it’s Ketu they could loose their breast for some reason. 

Venus conjunct Regulus: Many disappointments, unexpected happenings, violent attachments, trouble through love affairs.

Celebrities with Venus in Magha

Jimmy Carter (1), BV Raman (1), Jean Piaget (1), Bon Scott (1), Andy Warhol (1), Haralabos Voulgaris (Gambler (1)), Aaron Kosinski (Jack the Ripper (1)), Coccinelle (1), Pamala Anderson (1), 

Dalai Lama XIV (2), Jorge Paulo Lehmann? (2), James Norman Mattis (2), Ivan Pavlov (2), Gert-Heinrich Wollheim (2), David Duchovny (2), William Faulkner (2), Candy Barr (2), Moon Unit Zappa (2), 

Alexander the Great? (2), Pope Innocent IX (3), Pope Paul VI (3), Martin Heidegger (3), Sri Aurobindo (3), John Archibald Wheeler (nuclear reactors, fission (3)), Cheech Marin (3), Phineas P. Gage (survived metal spike thru his head (3)), Gillian Anderson (3), Catherine Zeta Jones (3), Ingrid Bergman (3), Kate Winslet (3), Elsie Inglis (female surgeon, hospice, woman suffrage (3)), Barbara Walters (3), 

Angela Merkel (4), Gavin Newsom (4), John Locke (Father of Liberalism (4)), Marcel Proust (4), Charles Bukowski (4), Ben English (4), Rocky Marciano (4), Nick Cannon (4), Jean Beliveau (4), Alexandre Dumas (4), John Lennon (4), Kate Walsh (4), Lina Franziska Fehrmann (child model, poverty, book binding (4)), Teenage Runaway (4), 

Saturn in Magha

The first pada is Saturn’s debilitated navamsha. They are likely to work in government service, working with the mass in a one size fits all sort of way. Of course this greatly restricts a persons expressions of personal or original intelligence, but it’s great for people we expect to remain impartial like police, judges, care workers; but also office administrators, and more routine public service clerks. There is typically no glamour is this position, just a lot of hard, thankless work. Some might even describe it as somewhat soul crushing. The sacrifices Saturn makes just seems to get eaten up in Ketu’s black hole; sucked up by his vacuum. It might be difficult to see the meaning and magic of life. The wonder is often missing from these people for most of their lives.

They might find themselves with heavy responsibilities for children. This may be their own children, step children, or some kind of social services or government employee responsible for children: social work, criminal justice, group homes, orphan care and this kind of thing. They might be surrounded by childlike wonder but have little opportunity for such past-times themselves.

As a child they might have only had older people, servants and workers to “play” with. We loose this term loosely in this case. “After your chores are done; then you can play.” But the chores never end. In early life they will most certainly feel as though they are denied what they are entitled to. This can be a delay in in getting returns on investment. Or like “poor” Prince Charles, he had to wait almost his whole life before his mother finally died and he was able to claim his birth right as King of England.

The problems begin when a person is young and they are harshly censored for any kind of personal expression. Just follow the masses; this is it, look around you, there is nothing more to life than this. Later on these folks will often continue the same pattern established by their elders: checking the creative childlike wonder of others and expecting everyone to fall in line. Yes, they are party-poopers and they can be harsh cruel disciplinarians; cold and hard strict moralists; usually hypocrites.

We might note that this Saturn assets both Venus’ signs Taurus and Libra. The values old friends, long term agreements, and things that retain their values. They have the ability to hold onto investments that go through a slump and them later retain and increase in value. They might enjoy gambling, but they do not usually take biog risks. They are usually cautious in speculations. From their rigid discipline something quite unique and special might arise.

Saturn conjunct Regulus: Just, friends among clergy, success in Church or law, scholarly, wealth, gain through speculation, companies and friends, high position, proud of home and family, good health, heart trouble at end of life. If angular and especially if rising or culminating, public honour and credit. If Mars be with the Pleiades, violent death in a tumult.

Saturn in Magha does not appear to be very good for the Heart. Jackie Robinson died at age 53 from heart disease which was complicated by diabetes.

B.K.S. Iyengar: His book “The Light on Yoga” is one of the most famous yoga manuals. “Yoga is the light, which, once lit will never dim. The better you practice the brighter the flame.” “The mind is king of the senses, but the breath is king of the mind.” “The hardness of a diamond is part of its usefulness, but the true value is in the light that shines through it.” “Yoga is about the will, working with intelligence and self-reflexive consciousness. It can free un from the inevitability of the wavering mind and outwardly directed senses.”


Saturn in Magha Pada 1, Aries Navamsha: Debilitated navamsha for Saturn. They become hard and cruel in the face of joy. On the other hand they tend to enjoy their work too some degree. Some of them might feel like they are responsible to evoke the joy and wonder of this world without being able to actually connect to that source for themselves.  

Saturn in Magha Pada 2, Taurus Navamsha: This Saturn gives a special knowledge of history and a connection to an ancient lineage. Harsh disciplinarians, they are usually good bankers and savers and are unlikely to waste much money.  They will buy or build quality products and expect it to last forever.

Saturn in Magha Pada 3, Gemini Navamsha: They might be writing of signing documents related to emancipation or freedom for the blacks, the workers, the labourers, slavery.

Saturn in Magha Pada 4, Cancer Navamsha: This seems to confer a kind of throat yoga thet comes late in life and the torch gets passed from the elders. By their investments they might come to in charge of vast lands, a regulator of culture. Many of these natives have embraced older gods and very difficult austerities connection them with dark magic, tantra, occultism. They may be “born again later in life.

Celebrities with Saturn in Magha

United Kingdom (1),  Jackie Robinson (1),  John Dewey (1), 

Ho Chi Minh (2), B.K.S. Iyengar (2), Reverend Billy Graham (2), Martin Heidegger (2), James Clerk Maxwell (2), Trump Jr. (2), Pope Pius VII? (2), Sexual Abuse #4 (2),

Thomas Jefferson (3), Emmanuel Macron (3), Jeremy Corbyn (3), Saint Francis Assisi?? (3), Niki Lauda (race car driver & aviation (3)), Olivia-Newton John (3), Meryl Streep (3), 

Prince Charles of Wales (4), Jawaharlal Nehru (4), Ron DeSantis (4), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (4), Pope John Paul II (“The Warrior Pope” (4)), Ken Wilber (transpersonal psychology & his own integral theory (4)), Ravi Shankar (4), Madame Helena Blavatsky (4), Rabindranath Tagore (4), Ozzy Osbourne (4), Victor Hugo (4), Lydia Shire (Chef (4)), George Foreman (boxer, minister, author, the foreman grill (4)),

Rahu in Magha

Ego thinks he’s the king. Self expression may not seem authentic. 

Gambling: John Gottselig was a regular gambler at the horse races. Woody Harrelspn would reportedly bet on almost anything. Woody’s father was also a notorious gambler. Ralph Klein was also a notorious gambler, They can be really sure of themselves even when things are really uncertain.  Take care of the outcasts and they will raise you up to the throne. 

Celebrities with Rahu in Magha

Rumi (Sufi saint (1)), Thomas More (lawyer, statesman (1)), George Bush Sr (president (1)), Dr Howard Eugene Wasdin (Navy SEAL (1)), James Clerk Maxwell (physics, mathematics (1)), Pierre Ramond (string theory (1)), Semi Joseph Begun?? (electrical engineer (1)), Bernard Prevost (police chief (1)), Bobby Fischer (chess (1)), Chad Smith (Drummer (1)), Judias Welty (killed and burned for insurance multiple times (1)), Madame Helena Blavatsky (mystic (1)), K.D. Lang (singer, guitar (1)),

Confucius (Philosopher (2)), Barack Obama (President (2)), Woody Harrelson (actor (2)), Boy George O’Dowd (singer (2)), Toby Keith (singer (2)), Jimi Hendrix (guitar (2)), Teresa d’Avila (The Interior Castle (2)), Princess Diana (2), Chelsea Clinton (2), 

Queen Elizabeth I of England (3), Joe Biden (President (3)), Ralph Klein (Premier, Journalist (3)), Jean-Paul Sartre (Philosopher (3)), Larry Flynt (Hustler (3)), Adam Brody (actor (3)), Michael J. Fox (actor (3)), Johnny Gottselig (Sports player & coach (3)), Ruth Sharp Altshuler (philanthropist (3)), Melissa Ethridge (singer, guitar (3)),

Andre-Marie Ampere (physics mathematics (4)), Ivan Pavlov (neurologist, physiologist (4)), J.M.W. Turner (painter (4)), Jerry Garcia (singer (4)), Harrison Ford (actor (4)), George Lopez (comedian (4)), Amitabh Bachhan (actor (4)), Amy Purdy (actress, snowboarder (4)), Diane Hegarty (satanic (4)), Male Prostitute (4), Manhattan (4), K

Ketu in Magha 

Celebrities with Ketu in Magha

Ulysses S. Grant (1), Jean Piaget (1),Orson Wells (1), Larry King (1), Darren Brown (1), Arthur Conan Doyle (1), George Strait (1), Claud Monet (1), F. Scott Fitzgerald (1), Mr T (1), Ted Cruz (1), Orhan Pamuk (1), AOC (1), Isabella Rosselini (1), 

Afghanistan (2), Roman Polanski (2), Sheldon Adelson (casino resorts and political philanthropy (2)), Swami Satchidanandan Saraswati (2), Alan Watts (eastern philosophy (2)), Larry Elder (republican radio (2)), Swami Sachinanda Saraswati (2), Reverend Jerry Falwell (2), Steven Seagal (martial arts actor (2)), 

Akbar the Great (3), Dostoyevsky (3), Jan Baptist van Helmont (physician, chemist (3)), Harvey Weinstein (3), Matt Damon (3), Tom Thomson (3), Stanislawa Leszczynska (midwife (3)), Candace Owens (3), Lore Ruckert (3), Sydney Biddle Barrow (Stripper (3)), Katie Bouman (computer engineer (3)), 

Alexander the Great? (4), Pope Alexander VI (nepotism in 1492 (4)), Captain James Cook (navel explorer (4)), Jack Parsons (Rocket Engineer (4)), Hermann Hesse (4), Terry MacKinnell (Vedic Astrology (4)), Willie Nelson (country music (4)), Peaches Geldof (4), Joan Collins (4), Electress Maria Anna of Bavaria (4), Herman Hess (4),

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