Category ASTRO BLOG

NEW LIGHT ON SADE SAT: HOW TO REALLY CALCULATE IT USING THE NAKSHATRAS

EYE ON ASTROLOGY: UNDERSTANDING THE 7.5 YEARS OF SATURN IN CONNECTION WITH TRANSITS THROUGH CONSTELLATION

Most people know know a little Vedic astrology get caught up in a huge fear around Sade Sat, the 7.5 years from Saturn goes through the 12th, 1st and 2nd house from your moon.  Actually Sade Sat can  also be applied to rising sign and your sun sign so if you really want to get all bent out of shape, depending on your chart, you could have some level of sade sat happening much of your life. Is it all bad? Of course not.  Moreover the 7.5 years is not all bad.  It depends on when Saturn is transiting the 1, 3, 5th and 25th stars from your birth moon constellation.

Saturn has a purpose to teach responsibility, discipline and focus and this is something that people may feel lazy about ...

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SATURN IN MULA/THE NINE STARS OF THE GALACTIC CENTER

EYE ON THE SKY: SATURN IN SAGITTARIUS/MULA NAKSHATRA UNTIL MARCH 2ND:  SPIRITUAL AND INTELLECTUAL AWAKENINGS AND  MATERIAL DISCORD

Saturn is fully in Sagittarius now in the constellation of Mula (Sagittarius 0-13.20).  Saturn is very slow here and it will remain in this constellation until March 3rd but then retrogrades back there June 5-Nov. 28, 2018 so for the most part most of next year will have that influence.

Saturn in Mula will not let you escape from the past, symbolized by Ketu. It requires that you take responsibility for past karma and do something to make it right.  So like one of the 12 steps from AA, one has to make amends for those that we have hurt or injured and that has to be a theme for the coming years...

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SATURN IN EARLY SAGITTARIUS TIL NOV 28TH–TOUGH TRANSITION

EYE ON THE SKY: SATURN IN EARLY SAGITTARIUS–AGAIN !  (sigh!)

Officially today, Saturn is in Sagittarius until January 2020. No folks, Saturn never quite gives us a break and is always doing its job. We just have to get to know and love him!  We get another chance to work on our Saturn issues of responsibility, hard-work, strong ethics and beating ourselves up as Saturn officially moves into the early degrees of Sagittarius know as the gandanta or drowning area.   We went through this area Jan. 26-March 16th and this area of the zodiac it is owned by Aries/Mars and tends to bring out Saturn’s worst qualities which include being frustrated, obstructed, delayed, being overly critical  depression, lack of social grace, impatience...

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DON’T USE ASTROLOGY TO BE AN OSTRICH: RISE TO THE OCCASION

EYE ON ASTROLOGY:  ASTROLOGICAL BYPASSING

Its one of the more difficult weeks of the year for emotional grunge with Saturn on the edge and the Sun debilitated.  There are a few bright spots with Jupiter conjunct the debilitated Sun saving the day but its not an easy time.

My columns are here to alert you to what is happening in the mind and the emotions so you can transcend the energies and become free of the play of the planetary puppet strings that pull our emotions and psychology off the deep end sometimes. They are not meant for you to cower in the corner and fear the planets.

Still, how many of you use astrology and our intellectual constructs to bypass the hard work that it takes to transform your soul and consciousness? Do you use astrology to over-intellectualize or blame the cir...

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FOCUS ON CONSTELLATION OF ARCTURUS/SWATI: SUN, MERCURY, JUPITER

EYE ON THE SKY: FOCUS ON THE CONSTELLATION OF SWATI

We have three planets in the constellation of Arcturus (Swati in Libra, 6.30-20.00) including Mercury until Oct. 26th and the Sun until Nov. 6th and Jupiter until Dec. 17th.    That means they  are channeling Rahu’s energy from Cancer where it is in the emotionally charged gandanta end of the sign in the true node system until Nov 1st .

Sun is weakest in the constellation of Swati    in the enemy side of Libra  because it tends to lose confidence and may misuse its power in a wrong way.  Not a great transit given the state of some world leaders, like the President of Venezuela and North Korea being out of control.   In its insecurity, they may try to control and abuse others. The key during this transit until Nov...

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SATURN AND DEALING WITH ANXIETY: MASTER IT WITH MEDITATION AND YOGA

EYE ON THE SKY:  DEALING WITH ANXIETY

Saturn is still weak in transit until Nov. 28th and particularly nasty until Nov 2nd.   We are going to have master fear of the future or be miserable for a few months . The mind cannot have an emotion on an abstract level so it attaches to something in the environment and the pulse is on fear of the future because of Trump. At the moment its North Korea and nuclear options but if that were not there it would attach to something else.

Most of the things we fear never happen and its that 1% surprise element that knocks us out of the park.  Fear is a survival mechanism to keep us out of danger. If we stick our hand into the fire when we are small, we learn not to do it again but then maybe we are inordinately afraid of fire our entire life...

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SECRETS OF THE 7TH HOUSE: INTEGRATING INTO THE LAND OF OZ

Applied Vedic Astrology - Dancing Candles

SECRETS OF THE 7TH HOUSE:  KNOW THYSELF AND FIND THE DIVINE IN YOUR PARTNER

With Venus in Virgo now and relationship energy at low for the year, it seemed like this was a time to write about the 7th house, the house of relationships  The 7th house is not always about marriage but also business parnerships and committed romantic relationships. When the love is deep enough, marriage often moves to the 12th house of sacrifice where we give up our personal needs in deep love to create a family. 

The 7th house is about learning compromise where two people come together to create something better than each does not have.  My dear friend often noted that a good business partnership is like 2 + 2 not just adding up to 4 but creating a 7...

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ASTROLOGICAL WEATHER FORECAST OCT 22-29TH: SCORPION STINGERS AND FINAL BATTLES

EYE ON THE SKY: ASTRO-WEATHER FORECAST THE WEEK OF OCT 22-29

My spiritual teacher is fond of saying that we are more powerful than the planets which means that we should not be a victim of them and this is a week where we have to draw on our strength to avoid victimization and suffering.   You have the power of the almighty God within you so you just have to command the planets to support you.  I remember during my first Sade Sat, I finally realized that I could command Saturn and declared, “Saturn, you can go now.” I understand you and I release you of your task to create suffering as you have done your job. I felt this huge hush and the intense depression and isolation just left and I felt freer.   This is a week we are going to to have to command the planets to support us and they will...

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BEST AND WORSE HOUSE PLACEMENTS BY PLANET: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PLACEMENT

EYE ON ASTROLOGY:  DIG BALA AND MARANA KARAKA STHANA OR BEST AND WORST HOUSE PLACEMENT FOR PLANETS

Certain planets do not do well in certain house  because their significations bring out their worse qualities and these placements can get ignored sometimes but they have a deep suffering quality and can bring out more karmic challenges than usual.  The opposite case is that planets that have Dig Bala gain strength from certain houses.   While Vedic astrologers learn these rules, it is important to find a language to explain to your clients so that they understand the lessons involved. Here is a quick guide for best house placement and worse house placement...

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UNDERSTANDING BEST AND WORST HOUSE PLACEMENT: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HOUSE PLACEMENT

EYE ON ASTROLOGY:  DIG BALA AND MARANA KARAKA STHANA OR BEST AND WORST HOUSE PLACEMENT FOR PLANETS

Certain planets do not do well in certain house  because their significations bring out their worse qualities and these placements can get ignored sometimes but they have a deep suffering quality and can bring out more karmic challenges than usual.  The opposite case is that planets that have Dig Bala gain strength from certain houses.   While Vedic astrologers learn these rules, it is important to find a language to explain to your clients so that they understand the lessons involved. Here is a quick guide for best house placement and worse house placement...

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