Article Published in The Jyotish Digest Editorial for Jan-Mar, 2003; written March 2002. That old Iraq of 1932 is now history…
Chart 1 : Iraq Rasi chakra
Historically, Iraq was a part of the Ottoman Empire before becoming a British protectorate. Then she became a kingdom and finally a totalitarian state. Saddam Hussein became its President in 1979 and ruthlessly maintained power through political purges not even sparing members of his own family.
Article published in 1997 in the Times of Astrology. Readers will appreciate the accurate prediction about the BJP coming to power during theNārāyaṇa Daśā daśā of Pisces (1997 – 2002). This is exactly what happened and in the net daśā, the BJP lost power.
Indian democracy has been witnessing a turbulent period with hung parliaments and not a single party is able to get absolute majority. Governments have to be made through compromises and understanding with other parties.
The Kingdom of Denmark (Danish: Kongeriget Danmark) is the largest of the five Nordic countries (offshore territories Greenland and the Faroe Islands included). It is one of the three Scandinavian countries although the mainland is located north of its only land neighbour, Germany.
As the Danish liberal and national movement gained momentum (1830s), and following the European Revolutions of 1848 Denmark peacefully became a constitutional monarchy on 5 June 1849.
Leo lagna rises with Rahu in it indicating a princely yoga for enjoying life with all its blessings.
Indian Independence chart
India entered the maraka antardasha of Ketu in Venus dasha from 4 July 2008 and within a few months we have been constantly troubled by terrorists culminating in the war on Mumbai on 26 November.
The pratyantara dasha of Moon, the third lord of the chart indicates that the trouble came from neighbours and from the water. Retaliation is expected in Rahu pratyantara from 29 Dec 2008 to 1 March 2009.
The BBC article reads ‘Scores of Indian soldiers killed in Maoist ambushes’. Maoist rebels have killed at least 75 Indian soldiers in a series of attacks on security convoys in the central state of Chhattisgarh. A large patrol of federal paramilitary troops was ambushed at dawn by hundreds of heavily armed insurgents in a remote part of Dantewada district.
So much information about our brave soldiers dying all around.