Category ASTRO BLOG

MARS OUT OF BOUNDS JULY 6-SEPT. 29TH : WILD AND CRAZY

MARS OUT OF BOUNDS JULY 6-SEPT 29TH

I always learn a lot from my Western astrological friends and we have an interesting case for Mars coming up for about 3 months, where it goes out of bounds which is abbreviated as OBB.   From a Western astrological viewpoint, planets are out of bounds if they exceed 23.27 degrees north or south of the equator. We all know that the Sun reaches its maximum northern declination at the summer solstice and its maximum winter declination at the winter solstice so we can understand that the Moon, Mercury, Venus  and Mars have a potential extreme declination at different parts of the year  that can be too far north or too far south.  Vedic programs like Sri Jyoti Star do calculate this information on the Astronomical Data function.

Currently on July 4th, M...

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YOUR HOLIDAY ASTROLOGICAL WEATHER FORECAST: JULY 2-12TH

EYE ON THE SKY: EARLY JULY ASTROLOGY

Some of the more difficult transits are ending this week. Sun will move out of the constellation of Ardra know as Betelgeuse (Gemini 6.40-19.59) on July 5th and enter into the more auspicious constellation of Punarvasu (Castor and Pollux, Gemini 20.00-Cancer. 3.20) for 13 days and that will take away some of the struggle and anxiety of Sun’s connection with Rahu that has been going on the past 10 days. More optimism will come with Jupiter in going stationary direct on July  10th and the trine to the Sun exact on July 5th will increase joy and confidence strongly into July 8th.

Venus moves into in Leo, late on July 4, 2018 until the end of the month...

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BEST AND WORST HOUSE PLACEMENTS : THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HOUSE PLACEMENT

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

Sometimes people who study Vedic astrology learn rules but if we do not understand their psychological nature  or how they function in a chart, we cannot help ourselves or our clients our understand what karma we have inherited. This article attempts to to turn difficult concepts into plain English so we can better understand it.

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.  This has a fancy name of Marana Kararka Sthana but it just means that planets do not well in those houses...

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RAHU IN THE CONSTELLATION OF PUSHYA–A REVIEW OF THE SUMMER

EYE ON THE SKY: RAHU IN PUSHYA : FOCUS ON LIBRA SECTION/PADA 3

Thought it was time to review Rahu in the constellation of Pushya. With Rahu clearly out of the worst section of this constellation (Pada 4/Scorpio) and into Pada/3 Libra there is some lightening as Rahu is friends with Libra as they both value material expansion, desire for luxury, and sensual indulgence so these area are highlighted now through Sept. 25th in the true node system.  The problem is the eclipses is that Mars is opposing Rahu and causing problems.

Mars is aspecting  Rahu from Capricorn increasing intense solar plexus energy and work-alcoholism and power trips...

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ECONOMIC CLIMAX INTO 2019-2023: SATURN/PLUTO/KETU/JUPITER CONJUNCTION

EYE ON THE SKY: LONG-TERM SOCIETAL CYCLES

ASTRO-FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

LOOKING AHEAD INTO 2019-2023

Subscribers often want me to do long-term forecasting and I have stayed away from it over the past years because our world changes so quickly and difficult problems are being solved by new technologies. At the same time, the Central Banker/ Military Industrial Complex, media whitewash continues to leave us wondering about the end game as historically the world has never built up these unsustainable levels of debt that cannot end prettily without massive changes and reality checks that our leaders do not want to do. Even Trump’s 10 year balanced budget proposal is fraught with the naïve notion that we can have 3% growth over the next 10 year which has never happened.

No one is addressing the no...

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WHEN WILL THE STORM CLOUDS LIFT? ASTROLOGICAL WEATHER FORECAST

EYE ON THE SKY:  ASTROLOGICAL WEATHER FORECAST

There is a lot of underlying tension in the air.  Some of it is  because Saturn is  retrograde into a more troubled part of the sign of Sagittarius into Mula nakshatra and is in the most difficult section of it until July 22nd but is still causing problems strongly until Sept. 6th when it goes direct. Retrograde malefics are more powerful to cause more problems and Saturn retrograde is increasing health issues and I have seen it come up for many including myself.  Saturn requires discipline so regular meditation, yoga, eating properly and staying away from vices can help...

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SUMMER ASTROLOGY IN A NUTSHELL

JULY 2018
July starts out optimistically with a Jupiter trine exact into July 5th so the holiday may seem more joyful. Afflicted Mars opposing Mercury into July 5th will require careful driving and looking out for those drivers who drank too much around the holiday.

Jupiter goes stationary direct on July 10th, so those delayed business-marketing projects can move full steam ahead!  Minor solar eclipse on July 12th at Gemini 27 degrees may upset digestion but not a huge thing unless you are Leo rising.

Mercury goes retrograde in Cancer on July 25th for almost a month so get those books done early and be mindful of computer issues. Lunar eclipse on July 27th at 11 degrees Capricorn is a bit problematic with Mars there...

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MERCURY IN CANCER JUNE 25-SEPT 2ND : MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL CONFUSION

MERCURY IN CANCER

Mercury in Cancer is not a picnic this year because of aspects from Mars and conjunctions to Rahu. If you are born with an afflicted Mercury in  in Cancer, it  can cause restlessness, nervousness, impatience, constraints with emotions, open to giving undue compliments and subject to nervous disorders.  Mercury considers the moon and enemy and the planet of the intellect is not comfortable in the emotional realm creating mental confusion at times.

Mercury spends almost 69 days in the sign of Cancer this year due to its retrograde action July 25 – August 27th that is more than its typical retrograde movement of about 21 days. It gets a full Mars aspect on July 5th causing disputes and potential accidents so watch July 2-10th as being a vulnerable period.
It is also is c...

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THE SHAKTI OF THE ZODIACAL SIGNS PART 2: VIRGO THROUGH PISCES

In Part 1, we discussed how anywhere, in any part of a chart, the Shakti of the signs will bleed through.
Below is the remainder of the signs:

VIRGO: Whenever a planet appears in Virgo in any sign of the zodiac it means where we need to be better, improve or be purer.   Being the natural 6th house of the zodiac, it means that we need discipline around regular work, health and diet to prevent illness and we also need to develop skills to work with people so that we do not develop enmity with co-workers at work.  The challenge is Saturn and wanting too much perfection in the world and being too hard oneself and one’s weaknesses...

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PROBINGS INTO A DEEPER USE OF THE ZODIACAL SIGNS: MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS

EYE ON ASTROLOGY: NEW LIGHT ON ZODIACAL SIGNS USAGE:

There is a tendency to get caught up in our Sun Sign or Rising sign or moon sign and to pigeon-hole our personality and its flaws and talents into astrological memes like he is Scorpio so he is over-sexed or he is Aries and is competitive and arrogant.  This approach is very limited. We are actually all the signs of the zodiac as we are the Cosmic Purusha,  but each personality may have specific emphasizes.

In thinking more deeply about this I realize that we have to analyze our zodiacal sign influences on the following levels:

  • Rising Sign Need for your physical body and the way your intelligence perceives the input of the world  in the natal chart...
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