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GUIDE TO RAHU/KETU TRANSITS IN CAPRICORN/CANCER PART 2: ARIES TO VIRGO

RAHU AND KETU IN CAPRICORN/CANCER: YOUR GUIDE FOR THE NEXT 18 MONTHS. PART 2

In Part 1, we discussed Rahu and Ketu in Cancer and Capricorn which moved there in the mean node system August 17th and move in the true node system Sept 9-10th   depending where in the world you live.  This is a long and dominant transit that will impact you for 18 months.  This article is a follow up by rising sign or moon sign.  (See Part 1 at : http://www.appliedvedicastrology.com/rahu-cancer-ketu-capricorn-august-17sept-09-part-1/

Vedic astrology pays most attention to transits from the Moon Chart since the mind is most impacted but the transits from the Ascendent Lord and sometimes the Sun Chart and the Arudha Lagna may reveal more material manifestations.

The Arudha Lagna is how others see it and I ...

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REMOVING KARMIC BLOCKS THROUGH CHARITABLE DONATIONS

EYE ON FINANCIAL ASTROLOGY: SECRETS OF DONATIONS

With the Hurricanes around the world wrecking havoc, its always a good time to dig into you purse and give to good charities–including one that get the money to the victims.

Tithing and donation has always been a good way of releasing our personal karma. If we have wronged others in the past, then we can help others now to alleviate past mistakes.  There are secrets to donating to specific charities on specific days of the week to help lift karmic blocks.

The key to increasing prosperity in your chart is always tithing and giving back to the universe. I learned this from my Dad when I was very young. We did not have very much but he always was giving to others in need and we always had great abundance because of it.

The nature of the univer...

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MARS/MERCURY PLANETARY WAR: STAY ALERT AND FOCUSED AND NOT CAUGHT IN YOUR HEAD

MARS/MERCURY PLANETARY WAR: SEPT. 3-4

Mars  is winning  the planetary war with Mercury  from about 2 am  CDT on Sept 2nd  until about noon  on Sept 4th  so a good few days to hunker down if you are in a Mars/Mercury or Mercury/Mars period.   Geminis and Virgos are very vulnerable because Mars is winning the war. Still if you are Aries or Scorpio rising you still might feel tired and beat up from fighting too much.

The combination of Mercury and Mars can bring up disputes and arguments so remember not to argue in the car and pullover if something starts and drive carefully and watch out for the other guy Sept 2-4th  during the most intense part of that transit.  Drive carefully. Be alert for the other guy.

Mars/Mercury causes us to get caught up thinking in our head and hashing ov...

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THE ASTROLOGY OF ENLIGHTENMENT: SECRETS OF THE 12TH HOUSE PART 2

EYE ON SPIRITUAL ASTROLOGY: THE ASTROLOGY OF MOKSHA OR ENLIGHTENMENT

Many of us that are attracted to astrology are also attracted to moksha or getting off the wheel of karma and getting enlightened. My first question in 1985 to Chakrapani Ullal during my first reading was whether I would get enlightened. I have always had a fascination with it  It is a very complex question and  and there are some answers in Vedic astrology but it really requires a 3-4 hour videotape and it is something I am still researching and exploring but will touch on some of my ideas here.

One of my spiritual teachers had taught me that there are 750 lives that we go through before we get a chance for 7 spiritual lives and in the final one we may gain spiritual freedom finally...

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JUPITER IN LIBRA: THE JOY OF DOING IT TOGETHER

JUPITER IN LIBRA:  SEPT. 11, 2017-OCT. 11, 2018: JOY IN DOING IT TOGETHER

Jupiter transits into Libra Sept. 11th for 13 months until Oct.11, 2018  and Jupiter transits usually bring a shift in luck and grace to new areas of our life.  Jupiter’s always  expands our experiences, our wisdom, and our understanding. It  represents optimism, growth, generosity, joy, and abundance. By moving into the air signs now, it will be trining and blessing Libra, Aquarius and Gemini in our life and whatever houses those signs are connected to.

What is the sign of Libra about?  Wherever Libra falls in your chart in any rising or varga chart, it brings blessings of prosperity and Laksmi, the grace to end conflicts...

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MYSTERIES OF THE 12TH HOUSE: UNLOCKING SUBCONSIOUS PATTERNS

EYE ON ASTROLOGY: MYSTERIES OF THE 12TH HOUSE

If you are Virgo rising, you have a lot of 12th house transits going on with Mercury and Sun in Leo and then Venus will go into Leo on Sept 15th. 12th house transits are challenging.

Astrologers tend to superficially lump 12th house challenges into losses and expenditures and foreign places but it is much richer.   The 12th house is deeply valued in the Vedic tradition because it brings in the deep subconscious realm and the rich spiritual realm of the void that leads to enlightenment if we can grasp its ineffable mysteries. Great things can happen if we are willing to unlock its mysteries.   Some of the additional 12th house significations include:

Loss on the material level leads to merging with the infinite for Moksha.

Loss of individual...

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POINTS OF WEALTH PART 2: THE LUCK OF THE YOGI

EYE ON FINANCIAL ASTROLOGY:  THE YOGI POINT

The yogi point can give a secret point of prosperity and luck in your chart and is connected to the daily relationship between the Sun and the Moon.   It is connected to the daily panchanga. Everyday as the Sun and Moon move away from each other they create a Nitha Yoga.   Think of a scissors that is totally closed at the new moon and then opens gradually as the Sun and Moon move toward full moon and 180 degrees and then towards waning again. The various angles of the scissors creates key energy for your personal chart and for daily timing for muhurthas.

There are 27 Nithayogas  and they are counted from Pushya and they get tied to the 27 Nakshatras...

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MARS TRINE URANUS SEPT 2ND: EXPLOSIVE SURPRISE AND VENTURING INTO NEW TERRITORY

EYE ON THE SKY: MARS TRINE URANUS

While Uranus is not considered much in traditional Vedic astrology, I find it important. It is a bit like Rahu and very connected to Aquarius and the co-owner of Virgo and has a very inventive and eccentric nature.  Dennis Harness, discussing it says:

 Prajapati is the lord of progeny and creativity. He “exerts his heat and duplicates himself” and his “divine voice sounds like thunder”.  One of the translations of Prajapati is Indra, the lord of thunder and lightening. A similarity to the planet Uranus can easily be seen. Uranus represents the Prometheus myth of bringing fire to earth, the bringer of change and innovation. Uranus is often associated with heat, lightening and thunder. He was also the father of Venus, the goddess of creativity...

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THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING IN AN ANXIOUS WORLD

EYE ON BEING:  THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING IN AN ANXIOUS WORLD

I have personally been going through a lot of physical and emotional challenges and when I talk to my friends, I am hearing great distress also.  Our heart go out to the people of Texas and as I mentioned last week, no point in predicting calamity from the Eclipse but a huge point to respond and help others.

Organizations to support the people in Houston: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/28/546745827/looking-to-help-those-affected-by-harvey-here-s-a-list

Many of us are  are really on the edge, emotionally and mentally the last few weeks.  There is the post eclipse hangover that can bring a surge of  energy and then create problems...

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MARS CONJUNCT MERCURY: HANDLING DISPUTES AND FIGHTING AND ANGER

EYE ON ASTROLOGY: MARS CONJUNCT MERCURY SEPT. 3RD AND SEPT. 16th

It’s Tuesday, ruled by Mars and it is close to its most bitter enemy, Mercury and the squabbling and irritation will be high into the weekend when the two planets are in a planetary war.  If you do not find a way to release anger and conflict, it could spillover into accidents and fires and wounds and cuts.

We need to model ourselves after  kids.  They get angry, they let out their aggression and they may even get into a fight with another kid but then its over and they move on and they do not hold onto it.  As a adults we have been taught that fighting and aggression are bad and we repress it.  Find a way to get to let go of your anger in a positive way...

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