Bill Gates is world famous business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of ‘Microsoft’ which is the world largest personal computer software company. He is praised worldwide for his technological genius and recent charity work but at the same time he has been criticized long for anti-competitive business tactics as many US court judgement against his company Microsoft has came out in this matter. The Cancer lagna horoscope of Bill Gates has a majestic ‘Chandra Mangal’ Yoga which become more powerful due to the presence of a beautiful ‘Adhi Yoga’. Jupiter is unaffiliated and pure in the horoscope of Bill Gates giving its beneficial aspect to the 10th house from Moon and Janma lagna which is a rare combination for doing pious humanitarian work. The astro data bank of Lewis Rodden has given ‘A’ rating birth details of Bill Gates given by himself only in a Microsoft function at Seattle. The readers can see the link of that page given below.
Horoscope of Bill Gates
28 October 1955, 22:00 hours at Seattle, Washington, USA
Longitude 122 W 19′ and Latitude 47 N 36′
Balance of Dasha in Vimshottari: Saturn 2 years 4 months 14 days
In the Cancer lagna horoscope of Bill Gates the striking feature is 5 planets giving aspect to the 10th house of entrepreneurship or career. Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Sun gives their aspect to the 10th house of the Rashi chart of Bill Gates. Mars is the 5th and 10th lord and Jupiter as the 9th lord giving aspect to the 10th house of career shows great money making business activity in the horoscope of Bill Gates. Also notice a beautiful ‘Chandra-Mangal’ Yoga in the horoscope of Bill Gates. Moon and Mars are in mutual aspect with each other which for Cancer (Karka) lagna natives is the best Raja Yoga as per Sage Parashara. It was no wonder that Bill Gates was born in an affluent family as his father was a successful lawyer and his mother was on the boards of many big companies in USA.
Moon is also involve in ‘Adhi Yoga’ as there are benefic planets in the 6th, 7th and 8th houses from his natal Moon. Notice here from the Chandra Lagna (Moon’s position) Jupiter is in the 6th house, Mercury is in the 7th house and Venus is in the 8th house forming a good ‘Adhi Yoga’. It is very rare so see such strong Moon which is involve in two big Raja Yoga’s. Moon is though in ‘Kemadruma Yoga’ also but it is beneficial in this horoscope as Bill Gates has strong trine (1,5 and 9) houses/lords which has directed him towards doing charity and humanitarian work. In a horoscope where lagna, 5th and 9th houses/lords are good and well connected a ‘Kemadruma Yoga’ becomes a blessing in disguise as it make that person less inclined towards materialist matters. Such person can do wonders in spiritual and humanitarian causes.
Astrological Yogas that made Bill Gates richest man of the world
Since 1987 Bill Gates has been included in the Forbes list of world’s wealthiest people. From 1995 to 2017 Bill Gates held the Forbes title of the ‘richest man of the world’. We have seen the big Raja Yoga’s and Dhana Yoga’s in the Rashi chart of Bill Gates now come to his Navamsha and Dashamsha charts for finer astrological evaluation. In Navamsha the 2nd house of the Rashi chart which is Leo is rising. Mercury the 2nd and 11th lord is in the Navamsha lagna along with Ketu the Karaka for fine technology. Then there is a beautiful Gaja Kesari Yoga in Navamsha chart of Bill Gates in Kendra houses. Apart from this see Mars, Venus and Saturn in the 11th house of achievements in Navamsha chart of Bill Gates.
Bill Gates was blessed with the right dasha order also. In 1975 when Bill Gates has co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen he was under the Vimshottari dasha of Ketu (March 1975 to March 1982). In Vedic astrology Ketu is the significant of fine technology and computer languages. Bill Gates has Ketu in the 11th house in Rashi chart and in Navamsha it is in the lagna with 11th lord Mercury. No wonders he got huge success so early in the business of computer software as he got the dasha of Ketu during 1975 to 1982. He become a pioneer of developing a personal computer operating system Microsoft DOS which become a household name in the USA then. In 1980 Bill Gates company entered into a partnership with IBM, the world largest computer manufacturer at that time, for making personal computer software. It was Ketu-Saturn dasha in Bill Gates horoscope at that time in Vimshottari. Ketu in Dashamsha is with 9th lord Jupiter and Saturn is the lord of 10th house showing business activity.
The Dashamsha chart of Bill Gates is very strong with 4 planets in Kendra. In Aries lagna Dashamsha Moon in the lagna in mutual aspect with lagan lord Mars is showing strong imagination and creative instinct in his work. The 5th lord Sun in the 10th house of Dashamsha is under the aspects of 10th lord and 11th lord Saturn, lagna lord Mars and 9th lord Jupiter which is a grand Raja Yoga. This yoga also explain his creative ability at work. One can rarely see such unique alignment of Raja Yogas repeating in Rashi, Navamsha and Dashamsha charts.
Bill Gates aggressive management style and anti-competitive business practices
Bill Gates has been often criticized for his aggressive management style and unlawful monopolistic practices. Bill Gates has to face so many law suits filed by government and by other companies. In year 2004 the European Union received 899 million Euros as fine from Microsoft after it find guilty of abusing its dominant position in the market. Now see the conjunction of 7th and 8th lord Saturn with 2nd lord Sun and 11th lord Venus in the Rashi chart of Bill Gates. The 2nd and 11th houses lords yoga is a money giving astrological combination but involvement of a Maraka planet Saturn which is 7th and 8th lord make it an adverse yoga in Bill Gates horoscope. The 8th house is the house of controversies and a strong 7th lord in a horoscope shows your aggressive attitude towards competitors. Throughout the maha dasha of Venus from March 1982 to March 2002 Bill Gates company Microsoft has to face lots of ligation because of its monopolistic business practices. Now notice the position of Venus in Navamsha and Dashamasha to understand it more deeply. Venus in Navamsha as the 10th lord is conjoined with 6th lord (legal disputes) Saturn. In Dashamasha Venus as the 2nd and 7th lord in mutual aspect with 3rd and 6th lord Mercury is also showing litigation related with business activities.
Bill Gates philanthropy work during Moon maha dasha
The maha dasha of Moon placed in the 9th house of charity and Dharma transformed Bill Gates from a aggressive business magnate to a humanitarian person. It was the dasha of Moon placed in the 9th house in sign of Jupiter that gave Bill Gates an image of a very calm and noble person. Moon dasha in Vimshottari ran from March 2008 to March 2018. Moon is in the 9th house of Dharma or ethical conduct. Moon is in mutual aspect with 5th and 10th lord Mars and also Mercury which as the 12th lord shows charity. The noticeable point here is that a pure an unaffiliated Jupiter aspect the 10th house from Moon and Janma lagna which is very rare to be found in a horoscope. Also notice the position of Jupiter in the 10th house in Navamsha chart. In Dashamsha Jupiter aspect the 10th house of Karma. All these combinations makes Bill Gates a very famous and noble philanthropist. You will rarely find such pure Jupiter influencing the 10th house from lagna, Moon, Navamsha lagna and Dashamsha lagna in any horoscope.
Since stepping down as chairman of Microsoft in February 2014 Bill Gates is working full time for his charitable organization ‘Bill & Malinda Gates foundation’ along with his wife. It was during the maha dasha of Moon Bill Gates started ‘The Giving Pledge’ along with his billionaire friend Warren Buffet in 2009 to pursue other billionaires to give a pledge for donating at least half of their wealth for the charitable causes. It is reported to be the world’s largest private charity at present. All this started in the maha dasha of Moon in the horoscope of Bill Gates.
What is the future of Bill Gates ?
Now Bill Gates is under maha dasha of Yogakaraka Mars from March 2018 to March 2025. Mars is giving aspect to the 10th house from Janma lagna. Mars is with 3rd lord and 12th lord Mercury showing his charitable work along with his friends. Mars as the lord of Dashamsha lagna shows that in the next few years he will become more famous for his philanthropy and humanitarian work. It will not be a surprise that before the end of Mars maha dasha in March 2025 Bill Gates may be awarded with ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ for his humanitarian work. His Chara dasha of Kanya from October 2016 to October 2028 is also favorable as Amatayakaraka Venus and Atamakaraka Saturn are in the 2nd house from it. So at least till 2028 Bill Gates will remain very active for his charitable foundations and humanitarian work. It is only the Vimshottari dasha of Rahu-Saturn from April 2030 to February 2033 that become Maraka for him threatening for his longevity. Bill Gates will be remember for a very long time for his intellectual genius and humanitarian work.