mental interests and abilities
He is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and his thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences and prejudices, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Sunil. He is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for he is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Sunil Gavaskar is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. He is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share his thoughts in small, intimate groups. Gavaskar enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Sunil has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Sunil Gavaskar is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Gavaskar. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Sunil Gavaskar often seesaws between what his conscious reasoning tells him versus a belief in things that seem to defy logic. Sunil has a penchant for thinking big and being able to visualize the future, but he must beware of grandiose schemes and exaggerated claims. Oftentimes the most "far out" theories or speculative ideas seem perfectly plausible to Sunil Gavaskar, but it would be wise to test these ideas before investing in them too much.
Also, Sunil Gavaskar is prone to severe wanderlust at times, so he should try to see as much of the world as he can.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Gavaskar's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Sunil Gavaskar may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Sunil Gavaskar has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical or dry. He could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are his forte. In speech Sunil Gavaskar tends to be factual and to the point.
Gavaskar will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Sunil Gavaskar's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Sunil Gavaskar incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
An independent and original thinker, Sunil is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to him "out of the blue". Sunil Gavaskar grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem him rather eccentric and unusual in his interests. Sunil Gavaskar does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Sunil Gavaskar has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
He is self-assured and confident and has the necessary energy to carry out his objectives. Sunil Gavaskar makes his plans with sufficient forethought and always keeps in mind to proceed according to the currently prevailing regulations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Quincunx Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Mars/MC