January 15, 2017: Kanuma, Sankatahara Chathurthi
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The Democratic Party Presidential candidate Barack Omama is pitted against his Republican rival John McCain in November 2008 in the upcoming US Presidential Elections. An astrological analysis based on the birth chart shows that Obama has more prospects between the two candidates and to become the next President of United States of America.
Let us examine the natal chart of Barack Obama. Obama was born on August 4, 1961 at 1.06pm at Honolu. He is born on Friday with Leo sign. Sun is the ruling sign. He is now running in the Jupiter Dasa from March 25, 1999 to March 25, 2015 with a sub period of Venus up to October 7, 2009.
From the point of lagna, Venus is in the ninth house in Gemini is a friendly sign that bestows luck and will be very strong in his life. The fourth lord Saturn is in the fourth which happens to be its own sign. In fact, Saturn is the planet for Democracy and its placement in the fourth house that relates to public makes him the man of the masses. It also casts his exalted aspect on the lagna. This is one of the favourable factor as well as lagna lord's placement in the night make him a formidable candidate. Mars, the second lord is in the eleventh house, the house of luck and gain is a friendly sign Leo. This shows his sound financial position. The Sun and Mercury conjuction in the tenth house causing Buidhaditya Yoga, a yoga that gives him sharp intellect, good memory power and innate capability to charm the audience.
Position of Sun in the tenth house is very important as both the house and the plant stand for exalted office of President. Sun, the bestower of high office is in Cancer whose sign dispositor Moon is exalted in Tarus that is the own sign of the lagna lord Venus. Hence, Obama's tenth house and the tenth lord are well fortified. The house is further bolstered by aspect of benefic Jupiter which is the constellation of the Sun itself. Mercury, the ninth lord is in the tenth house is the most auspicious of Pushyami star, a constellation owned by Saturn who is a great yogakaraka for Libra lagna as it is the lord of the fourth and fifth houses. The association of ninth and fifth lords give rise to an excellent Raja Yoga in the natal chart.
Considering these points, Obama is running in an excellent period as the Sun is his Amatyakaraka, a position which gives him an exalted status like the Presidentship of the United States.