EYE ON THE SKY: MARS IN CAPRICORN WITH KETU
In the mean node system Ketu moves within 5 degrees of Mars again Sept. 11 and is conjunct into Sept. 22nd. This is the third time around with the first direct movement happening in early June and the 2nd pass peaking into July 17th. The True node conjunction is Sept. 26th. They are probably not far enough apart until after Oct 7th. We have pointed out exercise, releasing bottled anger and staying away from spicy food and favoring cooling foods and coconut water are important to stay on top of as well staying on top of yoga and meditation. Here is a guide again based on your moon or rising sign. In many ways this year’s Mars/Ketu energy is much easier then next year’s Saturn/Ketu conjunction which will impact us from March-Nov. 2019.
HERE IS A GUIDE BY RISING SIGN OR MOON SIGN
Note charts are very individual and it will depend on your dasha and how may bindu points you have. Please consult a professional astrologer to know how you will be impacted.
ARIES RISING OR MOON–10TH HOUSE TRANSIT
The Mars/Ketu conjunction will be activating your house of career and can be very positive but could be filled with bumps at times particularly in early June, mid-July and late September. There will be lots of energy and drive to take on new projects and get a lot done particularly in May. If you do engineering or detailed design this is a great time for bringing technical precision to your work. There may be points in the summer where you feel like you want to explode about work so exercise or get into competitive sports to release that energy. You could see unexpected change at work so have a back-up plan. Support your reputation by being clear with supervisors as to what you have done so that they clearly see it as you could easily be unseen or past by.
TAURUS RISING or MOON: 9TH HOUSE TRANSIT
Avoid taking unethical shortcuts and stay away from danger on long-distance trips particularly to foreign countries particularly in June-September. Disputes likely to arise with boss, Guru or your father. There may be a lot of energy to want to do a spiritual pilgrimage but stay in shape and be alert to injury by stretching and working up gradually. Watch potential issues with your hips and practice the pigeon pose in yoga to keep them properly stretched. Be careful with arguments with those that you love as they could be heated. Evaluate spiritual and religious beliefs and frustrations with common sense before you fly off and make changes. Publishing could go through several rewrites and make sure to stay on top of ethical behavior and not cut corners to get things done too quickly.
GEMINI RISING OR MOON: 8th House TRANSIT
This is a good period to focus on your health. Regular massage or body work is a good idea now. Yoga and other forms of meditation that are physically oriented can also help. One of the negative aspects of this transit is that it could intensify your need to be in control. Avoid power struggles or control trips with friends. Focus on exercise, Yoga and any other type of body and energy-awareness activities will be important. You may feel more worried, vulnerable and irritable and avoid over-working. Be aware of unconscious patterns and negative thoughts that bubble up and remember to dismiss them or learn to embrace the darkness and transform it. Be prepared for unexpected surprises and learn to flow with them.
CANCER RISING OR MOON: 7TH HOUSE TRANSIT
Dispute or conflicts in business could arise. Be patient with people who are slow to work with. Your marital partners will need to take better care of health. Be careful with travel to avoid theft or accidents on trips and make sure that business contracts are clear. Avoid confrontations with relationships. Avoid erratic changes. Plan trips carefully and stop expecting perfection in partners.
LEO RISING OR MOON: 6TH HOUSE TRANSIT
The fire element or pitta may dominate so stay cool with coconut water and avoid spicy foods. Avoid taking on new debts and be defensive when driving to avoid accidents. Avoid confrontations with enemies. Avoid temptations to drown anger and frustration with drugs or alcohol. Find time to learn alternative healing modalities and body work. Too much change may create unsettled energy. Plan carefully and do not rush around like a chicken to avoid accidents.
VIRGO RISING OR MOON: 5TH HOUSE TRANSIT
Be vigilant with your children’s safety. The mind may seem agitated during this period and so find ways to calm it with judgment. Do not let you your anger impact your judgment. Romance fights are possible . Watch investments which could be more volatile and make sure you make decisions that are rational. There may be extra energy for creativity and recreation so use the time to create something great or take up theatre. Be patient with your restless mind. You may want to change spiritual teachers but evaluate in the light of common sense.
LIBRA RISING OR MOON : 4TH HOUSE TRANSIT
Be vigilant with home and auto repairs and your mother’s health. Be careful with electrical problems around home and automobile and make sure you have surge protectors for summer thunderstorms. Watch out for home toxins. Avoid speeding on the road as Martian energy may be strong and you could become reckless. Home life will be unsettled. Hidden mental problems may create a sense of being unsettled on a psychological or spiritual dimension and you might be hypersensitive. Find ways to transform this energy.
SCORPIO RISING OR MOON: 3RD HOUSE TRANSIT
Avoid being too aggressive and watch violence if you get impulsive. This may come out verbally. Be more humble and avoid the need for attention. Avoid conflicts with siblings and neighbors. Be sure to protect and take care of ears, hands and neck and shoulders to avoid injuries. Good time for technical and creative writing projects and make sure to take care of your computer. Join a debate club or toastmasters if you need to express argumentative energy. Younger siblings may have difficulties or be subject to accidents. Be clear with contracts to avoid confusion and future problems. Be aware of unconscious sexual drives and energy and aggressive energy that could turn violent and find creative ways through exercise to release the tension so it does not harm anyone.
SAGITTARIUS RISING OR MOON: 2ND HOUSE TRANSIT
Watch savings and finances carefully and do not get into heavy investment risks with money you cannot avoid losing. Watch out for thieves and get rich schemes. Stay on top of bad habits like overeating or using abusive substances. Take good care with your teeth and be disciplined about care to avoid costly dental bills. Protect your lips with healing balm and oils.
CAPRICORN RISING OR MOON: 1ST HOUSE TRANSIT
Watch aggressive behavior and your temper and be patient by taking up yoga or meditation to calm things. Watch your head when getting into automobiles to avoid injuries. Cool your body with coconut water and pitta-pacifying foods to stay cool. Avoid arguments. Allow time to go into your cave and enjoy silence and meditation. Make sure you get plenty of exercise to work off excessive anger and energy.
There will be a strong desire to change your life, your habits, your clothes, your work. Be patient with the intensity and make sure your desire for change is going to be for the better.
AQUARIUS RISING OR MOON: 12TH HOUSE TRANSIT
Watch expenditure by staying on top of savings and not buying what you do not need. Unexpected expenses could surface. Good time to take a meditation retreat to calm things down. Sleep may be disturbed so learn techniques to calm the mind down before you go to bed. Avoid violent movies before you go to bed or you will rerun them in your sleep and keep it unsettled. Drink calming herbal teas to quiet the situation. Sexual encounters may be frustrating or angry. Finances can be irregular. Find ways to stay ground and in your body as if you meditate too much, you may have problems.
PISCES RISING OR MOON: 11TH HOUSE TRANSIT
Avoid loaning money to siblings or friends. Watch out for get rich quick schemes. Avoid over-spending. Team sports may be a good way to get rid of aggressive energy but expect conflict and tension. If you get into new social group or political groups, there may be a lot rumblings and discontent and need to speak out aggressively. Find away to channel that energy with exercise and team sports or you will be hurt by group interactions. Cash flow could be erratic for income so be careful with budgeting.
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