MERCURY IN SAGITTARIUS: JANUARY 1 – JANUARY 20
Mercury the trickster and lover of comedy and games moved into Sagittarius for the New Year. Its association with Jupiter by sign can bring out strong writing and its a good month for games. With the conjunction with Saturn, it will need more humor to make it through the month.
Mercury goes back into Sagittarius on January 1ST and because Mercury and Jupiter are not friends, it is a mixed transit. There can be some trouble with concentration, higher education, misunderstandings with superiors, teachers or your father that may leave one feeling conflicted and doubtful. There could also be legal issues so this is not a good time to sign contracts. When Mercury is in Sagittarius, he acts unreliable and superior. So be mindful your Mercurial manners and soften your blunt speech, don’t be a know-it-all, exaggerate or think too much of your own viewpoint. Instead be respectful and lead by a respectable example. Being imprudent and living a lavish lifestyle at this time could lead to health problems related to the hips, thighs, breathing and nervous disorders.
We get a double whammy with this transit with Mercury in the star constellation, Mula, (Sagittarius 0-13.20) January 1-9th ruled by karmic Ketu. Prash Trivedi tells us that Mula consists of nine stars at the end of Scorpio and is the place of the center of the galaxy, which Western Astrologers are fond of calling the Galactic Center as that wonderful part of the sky that looks like a white river in the night sky. Mula means “root” or “the center” and people who have a sun, moon or ascendant lord in this constellation are very direct and do not like to beat around the bush.
This is the core of the galaxy and it is ruled by Ketu who wants to get to the core of everything: hidden motives, events, core roots. Ketu is connected to past lives and Mula wants to tie up all the talents from one’s past lives and bring them together. It seeks deeply for the truth of existence.
Mula combines the energy of Jupiter and Ketu and hence it initiates spiritual transformations for the better. With Jupiter’s grace, it can confer magical powers to help those in need with Grace. Mercury’s entrance into Mula can bring deep intellectual insight and wisdom but can lead to a feeling of not being supported.
Remember to do your spiritual practices and yoga to stay on top of your game and when communications just do not happen, rest, let it go and be patient. Energy may not be there to push the envelope the next few days. The cobra pose is good for balancing Mercury and the shoulder stand can sort out a confused mind so those may help the next few days.
This is a positive 4th house transit for Virgos but Mercury moves toward Saturn with an exact conjunct into Jan. 13th and so Jan. 11-15th will be fraught with miscommunication at times but deep thinking is possible. In Venus’ nakshatara Jan. 11-19th it will bring poetic and creative writing and good business development. Gemini rising will experience a difficult 7th house transit so karmic relationships that need closure could come up for healing particularly during January 1-13th.
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