Last Tuesday, on Oct. 6, shortly after 1 p.m. Cairo time, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was killed in a hail of assassins' bullets. The news of his violent death shocked the world, with the majority of nations voicing grief and sorrow. In some countries, however, the news was reportedly greeted with dancing in the streets. But this is not surprising. The forces of darkness, of fanaticism, bigotry and ignorance always rejoice when they succeed in extinguising even the smallest light, and Anwar Sadat was a man who glistened with the force of thousands of lights.

Anwar Sadat's chart has been under terrible stress for seven years, with the element of personal danger entering the chart about three years ago and becoming progressively stronger with the first peak occurring last fall, and with a second, stronger peak, occurring now.

I wrote about this danger in all of my columns on Anwar Sadat (Sept. 9, 1979; Sept. 16, 1979; April 4, 1980, April 13, 1980, Aug. 9, 1981). In my column of Sept. 20, 1981, I said:

"President Sadat should be extremely careful about his safety, starting from the first days of October. His chart is in peril, which continues until mid-November when it subsides somewhat. But until then, his chart is in danger, and so is his country, and any strong, precautionary measures are correct and should be taken at this time."

Starting from the first days of October, all the danger aspects on his chart cumulated and were poised to strike. And so his death might have been avoided, had Anwar Sadat remained in total seclusion.

The chart cast for the moment of assassination (if 1:10 p.m. Cairo time is correct) indicates that mortal danger emanates from the area of religion and fanaticism. Those aspects are connected to imprisonment of some kind (imprisonment of someone?), deception of some kind, and bribery (the chart indicates money changing hands). Strangely enough, the chart also indicates envy, jealousy and anger, a fury at the inability of becoming greater than Sadat. The danger is rooted in the foundation (fundamentalist?) of his country, some religious fanatic who was able to deceive and/or bribe someone.

Insofar as the Camp David peace treaty is concerned, I frequently mentioned that the chart cast for the time of the signing indicated that the peace agreement would not run its full course but would be aborted by an outbreak of some hostilities (Aug. 9, 1981, April 13, 1980). In my column of Sept. 16, 1979, I said: "Their charts indicate that despite their good will toward one another [Sadat and Begin], these two men will split. I feel their alliance will end, not because they wish it to, but because life will bring this split about . . . The charts show unexpected and sudden changes that force their hands -- but because those changes come about due to circumstances beyond their control, there is nothing I can say to prevent that from happening. And this is not the first time that I deeply wish that all that I see happening on the charts would be totally and absolutely wrong." So, from the astrological point of view, I believe the Camp David peace treaty is now dead.

I was very glad to hear that President Reagan decided not to attend the funeral for security reasons. He does have very dangerous aspects on his chart also lasting until the middle of November. And even though those difficult aspects on his and Mr. Begin's chart become explainable, to some degree, by the death of Anwar Sadat, nevertheless the conglomeration of aspects that spell international danger and chaotic, explosive circumstances are still in force, indicating great danger beginning Oct. 12, intensifying thru Oct. 17, and finally abating somewhat on Oct. 25.

As my final tribute to Anwar Sadat, I would like to quote a few paragraphs from my columns where I described some of his qualities as a human being.

"This is a man who does not need to preach about human rights, for he acts upon them forthrightly and in determined fashion, even if at incredible personal and political risk. This is a man who does not need to talk about his honesty, for he is honest. This is a man who does not need to talk about his religious piety, for he is truly religious. This is a man who does not need to talk about his morality for he is truly moral."