Category ASTRO BLOG

SATURN, FALL AND HEALTH: STAY DISCIPLINE AND ON TOP OF YOUR HEALTH

EYE ON THE SKY: SATURN INTO SAGITTARIUS AND IMPACT ON HEALTH:

Saturn will go into Sagittarius on Oct. 26th is going to suddenly impact new areas of the cosmic body as and it is still churning up tension and stress in the end of Scorpio. I am hearing of a lot of people getting sick and that means Saturn is doing its job.

When Saturn is strong it is like a mountain and creates calmness of mind and self-control.  The problem with the rest of 2017 is that Saturn is weak being in the junction point between the fire and water signs (Scorpio 27-Sag. 3) know as the gandanta.  Also for much of the rest of the year when it is at 0-3 degrees Sagittarius in the Aries subdivion (Oct 26-Nov. 26th ), it is s lazier and more fearful and the fire energy  will be disturbed by Saturn’s air and vata energy...

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EARLY WARNING SIGNAL: INTENSITY TO RETURN STARTING OCT 14TH

EYE ON ASTROLOGY: KALA SARPA/AMRITA  YOGA IN TRANSIT

I keep thinking of those beer commercials that seem so celebratory, “Its Miller Time.”  and have to think the opposite is true as we move into another Kala Sarpa Yoga period Oct. 14-29th and think, “Its Kala Sarpa Yoga time” Kala Sarpa yoga is  when Rahu and Ketu contain all the planets between them inclusively in the zodiac but a single planet going out of the axis, negates it.  The last one ended on Oct 1st right when the Las Vegas killer’s natal moon at 29 degrees was conjunct Ketu and had mentioned that things would lighten up Oct. 2-13th as a result of that transit lifting. I felt that it did lighten up  but the media and the after-shock of the tragedy lingered.

Technically, if all the planets point toward Ketu it is called a K...

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UNDERSTANDING DEBILITATED PLANETS: YOU JUST HAVE TO WORK THREE TIMES AS HARD

EYE ON ASTROLOGY:  FOCUS ON DEBILITATED PLANETS

With Venus now in Virgo, its sign of debilitation it is time to revisit what debilitation means.  When the astrologer uses the word “debilitated”, his clients often cringe. Its one of the words we need to take out of our vocabulary. It really means that we have to work 3 times as hard to get results out of that planet and that we have to go to remedial classes to learn the rules of the planet.   It does not mean that we are doomed to the dungeon.   Sometimes, debilitated planets can even be a blessing in certain ways.  I have a lot of Libra Sun friends who very devoted on their spiritual path and the humility of their particular charts is a blessing to move them forward  on their given path...

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SATURN, FEAR AND THE FUTURE: TRUST IN THE DIVINE PLAN

EYE ON THE SKY: SATURN IN TRANSITION

Saturn is still weak in transit until early November but is real not out of a vulnerable place until Thanksgiving.   We are going to have master fear of the future or be miserable . The mind cannot have an emotion on an abstract level so it attaches to something in the environment. Whatever is up in the news feeds our fear weather it is volcanoes, North Korea, global warming.

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 FIFTH HOUSE: FINDING YOUR PASSION AND EXPRESSING YOUR LOVE

The Fifth House: Finding Your Passion Through Self-Expression       

Vedic astrologers traditionally discuss children, sports, investments and romance and mantras when discussing the 5th house –and these are of course true but they miss out on the deep essence of this house which is considered the most important house in the chart. What is the secret of the 5th house.

The 5th house is a house of creativity and expression of love and passion.  Can we discover our wild spirit that lets out  the joy of being in the moment and truly live our life with passion?  What are the blocks?  Within your 5th house lives a wild spirit that  wants to shake you out of your boring and  sleepy life of the doldrums of everyday work in the 6th house and help you discover your passion.

If the 5t...

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VENUS IN VIRGO: OCT 9-NOV 2ND: RELATIONSHIPS ON THE ROPES

EYE ON THE SKY: VENUS IN VIRGO

Venus transits into Virgo on Monday, Oct. 9th-Nov 2 and it a low point of the year for Venus and a time for her to rest and meditate.  Technically it is debilitated here but that just means that it has to work 3 times as hard to get results.   It is a particularly difficult time for relationships as Venus tends to be too critical and picky in Virgo and this can lead to picking poor partners, being a victim in relationships, broken romances, problems with reproductive organs and bladder problems and sugar imbalances.

The good news is that the debilitation is cancelled by the exalted Mercury through Oct. 13th but Mars moves into Virgo on Oct. 13th and will afflict Venus most of the transit.  When Mercury moves into Libra on Oct...

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SECRETS OF THE 12TH HOUSE: THE ASTROLOGY OF ENLIGHENMENT

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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MARS/SATURN MUTUAL SQUARE: OCT 11TH–MOVE THROUGH FRUSTRATION AND INDECISION

EYE ON THE SKY: MARS/SATURN MUTUAL SQUARE–OCT 11TH

Mars continues in Leo and moves toward an exact mutual square (90/270 degree) with Saturn in Scorpio into Oct. 11th.  The impact of this transit will be felt from now until Oct. 15th.  Saturn is weak in transit  also and being at the end of a sign and the energy with Mars can bring out more recklessness and be more  more intense than usual. I am ruled by Mars and I have had a number of minor injuries over the last week and am not seeing cars in the intersection until the last minute and that  rarely happens.  It reminds me of my favorite police drama from the early 80’s, Hill Street Blues where the morning sergeant always ends the meetings with “You all be safe out there, ya hear...

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MARS/VENUS CONJUNCTION IN LEO: BE CAREFUL OUT THERE

EYE ON THE SKY: MARS/VENUS

The big event to the week is the Venus/Mars planetary war and conjunction on Oct 5th at 12:53 pm Eastern time.   The last time we had Mars/Venus conjunct in Leo was Nov 2, 2015 and it has not happened in Leo before that for many years but happens every 2 years in other signs.  Leo is about status and power struggles and leadership so possible stay out fighting with your boss at work.

Venus wins the war which goes through Oct. 6th making it more difficult for Aries and Scorpio rising but no one wins a planetary war.  Venus/Mars conjunctions are marred by intense relationship fighting and at best great sexual passion...

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SECRETS OF THE 4TH HOUSE:  THE START OF THE QUEST FOR  LIBERATION.

EYE ON ASTROLOGY: SECRETS OF THE 4TH HOUSE

The 4th house is a generally discussed in terms of home and mother but in the Vedic trilogy of house groupings, it is a Moksha or liberation house and connected to the more difficult 8th and 12th house.  In fact it is a more troubling place than most astrologers tend to admit. The 4th house from the moon can be a place that brings deep emotional wounds and physical illness.  What are the secrets behind this very important house?

The fourth house is connected to the heart and the heart chakra and is a place where we have to learn to deal with our feelings and emotional wounds...

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