MERCURY IN LEO– LONG VISIT FOR THE TRICKSTER IN LEO JUNE 24-OCT 1ST

EYE IN THE SKY: MERCURY IN LEO

Mercury transits into Leo on July 24 and will stay here until October 1st because of the Retrograde action from August 23-Sept. 15th.   The transit is problematic because Mars is in Leo and while they are not exactly conjunct this pass,  they stay within 3-5 degrees of each other from August 8th –August 22nd.  Mercury is also trained into August 28th exactly in the true node system but maintains a 5-degree orb from July 24th –July 31st.   This can increase technological problems around piracy or computer viruses. Saturn also opposes Mercury exactly into August 2nd and has a 5-degree orb from July 29-August 6th.  Jupiter does come to the rescue with his exact trine on August 10th and this may tone down some of the negative thinking, obsessive thinking and angry thoughts, and disagreement energy.

If you are Virgo rising, this is a particularly difficult transit as it is 12th houses away from its home so do more meditation, take a vacation or meditation retreat, and stay rested.  

Mercury goes retrograde in Leo between  August 23-Sept 15th  from Leo 27 back to Leo 13 so at least it does not repeat the Saturn and Rahu and Mars aspects too tightly.  Like all Mercury retrograde periods, you have to be on top of your computer back-ups, your communications and be patient when things get lost in cyberspace.  The direct Mercury period in Leo from late July to mid-August actually looks more challenging.

If you were born with Mercury in Leo, you are bright-minded, have a good memory, are an inspiring speaker or writer, are confident and are a good planner and organizer, may be well-known in the business, are ambitious, travel frequently, and have a keen intellect.

The first part of the transit is from July 24-August 3rd  is in  Magha (Leo 0-13.20)  which is known as Regulus by Western astrology and is owned by Ketu.  Mercury in Ketu’s constellation can create a strong vision but the ambitious nature of Leo/Magha may force them to cut corners or rush through projects and be a bit impulsive. Slow down and do not be too hasty with big projects.  Ketu is mystical and intuitive so be sure to seek divine guidance within to get the answers to difficult decisions.  It can also create some mental confusion at times because Ketu is afflicted in Chitra nakshatra owned by Mars.   This can bring up mental anger and frustration from the Saturn/Mars combination.  Be patient with it and do the cobra pose and the warrior pose to focus the mind better.

The second part of the transit is in the constellation of Purva Phalguni (Leo 13.20-26.40)  between August 3-18th.  This will connect Mercury to Venus which is good for creative writing and songwriting.   and this will be a nice symbiotic relationship supporting artistic writing and sweet speech. Purva Phalguniis a highly sexually charged constellation and Mercury, the prince, likes to play in the bed in this constellation symbolized by the front legs of a bed.  This constellation is considered fierce and is not considered a good time for major new events unless you are scheming. It does support construction but stays on top of accidents and health.

Mercury transits from the moon or the ascendant are best in the 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 11th positions so if you have your moon or rising sign of  Libra, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces, Taurus, or Cancer, this transit will be beneficial for you.  For Gemini and Virgo rising, ruled by Mercury it is more difficult with Geminis particularly needing to curb their sexual dalliances and Virgos being inclined to foreign travel, meditation retreats, or deep inward and psychological introspection.

Mercury governs plant life and gardening so take time to enjoy the outdoors and the beauty and greenery of nature, Mercury’s color.   Good month for writing poetry or songs or creative writing, for a meditation retreat during the retrograde period.

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