Nuclear Energy, India and astrology­ A New Theoretical Proposition (originally published on 11th October 2008)

While writing on NSG Meet in Vienna on September 6, 2008, Ganesha felt the need to define the significators (Karaka) of nuclear energy in general and for India in specific. Ganesha then searched for the data of past nuclear events in relation to India and embarked on a historic study of the planetary positions on the date of the event.


Note that in almost all dates Mars, Mercury, Gemini, Virgo, Aries and Scorpio are involved either directly or by Parivartan Yoga (1). The other association that Mars and Mercury get involved into is through the chain dispositor factor in which exact Parivartan does not happen but the final planet in the chain of dispositors either falls in Aries, Scorpio, Gemini or Virgo or is in conjunction with Mars or Mercury.

List of events

July 1, 1968: India refuses to sign the Nuclear Non­proliferation Treaty (NPT) on the grounds that it is discriminatory. Mars and Gemini in Mithuna.

May 18, 1974: India conducts its first nuclear test. Mars in Mithuna, Parivartan Yoga (Budha in Vrishabha – Sukra in Meena – Guru in Kumbha – Shani in Mithuna)

March 10, 1978: US President Jimmy Carter signs the Nuclear Non­Proliferation Act, following which US stops extending nuclear assistance to India. Mars in Mithuna, Parivartan Yoga (Budha in Meena – Guru in Mithuna)

May 11-­13, 1998: India conducts five underground nuclear tests. Mars and Mercury in Mesha

July 18, 2005: US President George W Bush and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announce their intention to enter into a nuclear agreement in Washington. Mangal in Meena – Guru in Kanya (Dispositor of Mangal in sign of Budha), Mercury in Karka – Moon in Vrichshika (Dispositor of Mercury in sign of Mars) also Mangal aspects Kanya

March 1, 2006: Bush visits India for the first time.

March 3, 2006: Bush and Singh issue a joint statement on their growing strategic partnership, emphasizing their agreement on civil nuclear cooperation. Parivartan Yoga (Mars in Vrishabha – Sukra in Makar – Shani in Karka – Chandra in Mesha)

July 26, 2006: The US House of Representatives passes the ‘Henry J Hyde United States­ India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act of 2006′ which stipulates that Washington will cooperate with New Delhi on nuclear issues and exempt it from signing the Non­Proliferation Treaty. Budha is in Mithuna.

November 16, 2006: The US Senate passes the ‘United States­India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation and US Additional Protocol Implementation Act’ to exempt from certain requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 United States exports nuclear materials, equipment and technology to India. Mars and Mercury in Thula (conjunct and their dispositor Sukra in Vrishchika.

December 18, 2006: President Bush signs into law congressional legislation on Indian atomic energy. Mars and Mercury in Vrishchika.

July 27, 2007: Negotiations on a bilateral agreement between the United States and India conclude. Mars in Mesha, Mercury in Mithuna.

Aug 3, 2007: The text of the ‘Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of India concerning peaceful uses of nuclear energy (123 Agreement) is released by both governments. Parivartan Yoga (Mars in Vrishabha – Sukra in Leo – Sun in Karka – Moon in Meena – Jupiter in Vrishchika), Parivartan Yoga (Mercury in Karka – Moon in Meena – Jupiter in Vrishchika)

Aug 21­-22, 2008: The NSG meets to consider an India waiver but ends inconclusively amid reservations by some countries. Mars in Kanya.

Sept 4-­6, 2008: The NSG meets for the second time on the issue after the US comes up with a revised draft and grants waiver to India after marathon parleys. Mars and Mercury in Kanya.

Oct 9, 2008: President Bush signs the law on US­India civilian nuclear deal. Budha in Kanya. Oct 11, 2008: Deal to be finally signed by Condoleezza Rice and Pranab Mukherjee on Oct 11, 2008 at 01.30 IST

Following are the planetary observations when India’s Nuclear Reactors were commercially operational





Date of Commercial Operation


TAPS­1 Tarapur, Maharashtra



28­Oct­1969 Parivartan Yoga (Mars in Makar – Shani in Mesha), Mercury in Kanya,


TAPS­2 Tarapur, Maharashtra





RAPS­1 Rawatbhata, Rajasthan



16­Dec­1973 Mars in Mesha, Mercury in Vrishchika


RAPS­2 Rawatbhata, Rajasthan



01­Apr­1981 Mars in Meena – Jupiter in Kanya, Mercury in Kumbha – Shani in Kanya


MAPS­1 Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu




Mars in Thula – Sukra in Dhanus – Jupiter in Dhanus & Mercury in Dhanus


MAPS­2 Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu



21­Mar­1986 Parivartan Yoga (Mars in Dhanus – Jupiter in Kumbha – Shani in Vrishchika), Budha in Kumbha – Shani in Vrishchika


NAPS­1 Narora, Uttar




01­Jan­1991 Parivartan Yoga (Budha in Dhanus – Jupiter in Karka – Moon in Mithuna)


NAPS­2 Narora, Uttar




01­Jul­1992 Mars in Mesha, Parivartan Yoga (Budha in Karka – Moon in Mithuna)


KAPS­1 Kakrapar, Gujarat



06­May­1993 Mars in Karka – Moon in Thula – Sukra in Meena – Guru in Kanya, Mercury in Mesha


KAPS­2 Kakrapar, Gujarat



01­Sep­1995 Mercury in Kanya


KAIGA­1 Kaiga, Karnataka



16­Nov­2000 Mars in Kanya


KAIGA­2 Kaiga, Karnataka



16­Mar­2000 Mars in Mesha, Mercury in Kumbha – Shani in Mesha


RAPS­3 Rawatbhata, Rajasthan



01­Jun­2000 Budha in Mithuna


RAPS­4 Rawatbhata, Rajasthan





TAPS­4 Tarapur, Maharashtra



12­Sept­2005 Mars in Mesha


TAPS­3 Tarapur, Maharashtra





KAIGA­3 Kaiga, Karnataka



06­May­2007 Budha in Mesha, Parivartan Yoga (Mars in Kumbha – Shani in Karka – Chandra in Dhanus – Jupiter in Vrishchika)

A theory – Why Mars and Mercury

Mars is the significator of heat, energy, electricity, all involved in atoms and nucleus with atomic and nuclear energies in focus.

Mercury (metal) is responsible for processing the fission and fusion processes as well as the process of developing energy from atoms and nucleus. Mercury being the fastest planet in the solar system and the speed of its atoms is the fastest, and which the atomic and/or nuclear energy is to be developed, Mercury seems to be signifying the nuclear energy.

The positive and negative signs of Mars and Gemini both are involved because the basic processes, fission and fusion of atoms are used in nuclear energy development and as both these processes are opposite processes, both the opposite signs of Mars and Mercury play a role.


Summarily, Ganesha feels that we should consider Mars, Mercury and their signs whenever issues related to nuclear energy are concerned, specifically for India. This is an idea and theory open to all for discussion and countering arguments..

Further, in this light of Ganesha’s personal opinion of significators of nuclear energy, one should mark that in future whenever Mars and Mercury get associated in any manner as observed above, India will have one or the other event related to its nuclear energy programme, be it civil or defence.

Ganesha’s Grace

Rikhav Khimasia

The GaneshaSpeaks Team

11 Oct 2008


About rikhavkhimasia

Rikhav Khimasia started practicing as a Professional Consultant Astrologer and Alternative Healer, from early 2000 AD at the age of 28. It was May 2003 when he was approached by people representing one of India’s foremost Parsi Astrologer’s website and was taken on board as a Team Member in the position of a Senior Web Astrologer. In his tenure on this website he has had the fortune of reading, interpreting and replying to more than 30,000 horoscopes, till he resigned in June 2009. Rikhav Khimasia, has a detailed experience in dealing with issues like, child birth, marriage, love, business and career choices, education choices, Mahurats of all kinds for all kinds of purposes, fortunate days and many more. An astrologer Par Excellence, Rikhav Khimasia had predicted on many things like Chandrayaan Mission and its untimely demise, the Large Hadron Collider and its need to take a break soon after its start, on Man Mohan Singh becoming the PM again in the 15th Lok Sabha, on Nano moving to Gujarat, on many other Indian and Western celebrities, on TV shows like Dus Ka Dum and on new entertainment channels like Colors and its TRP growth, and many more; all in form of articles on the net, which may still be found. Rikhav Khimasia is a Management Graduate, and has learnt Vaastu, Reiki, Crystal Healing, Pyramid Vaastu, Transcendental Meditation, Auto Suggestion, Self Hypnotism, Past Life Regression, Alpha Beta Theta level Meditation too. He is versatile with use of various techniques and does not stick to a single technique or school of astrology as he believes in the Motto “Solve Client’s Problem Any How”. He is not at all loyal to a single technique or school of astrology, he is only loyal to his client. The other advantage being, that he can bring in and attach age old astrology rules and significations to the current modern times and not be bogged down by the lineage and ancestry. He is secular by nature and believes GOD is one.
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