Category ASTRO BLOG

SNEAK PREVIEW: JUPITER IN SCORPIO OCT 11, 2018- NOV 4, 2019

JUPITER IN SCORPIO: OCTOBER 11 – NOVEMBER 4, 2019

Not far from Sept and we are moving toward the fall and the fall astrology and so needing to start previewing it.

Jupiter moves into Scorpio, October 11, 2018, and stays there about 13 months. Jupiter and Mars are friends with Ketu the secondary ruler of Scorpio, also doing well with Jupiter. Except for a trinal aspect from Rahu in Cancer to Scorpio between late October and late November within 3-5 degrees, and combustion by the Sun from November 12 – December 9th, Jupiter is relatively unafflicted except by a Mars opposition in early May 2019.

When Jupiter is unafflicted it brings out active, competent, articulate energies and finds opportunities for growth...

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RELATIONSHIP AND OWNER OF THE 7TH HOUSE BY SIGN: SOME KEYS

RELATIONSHIP CHALLENGES CONNECTED TO SIGN OWNERSHIP: SOME IMPORTANT LESSONS

WHAT DO SIGNS OWNING THE 7TH HOUSE REVEAL ABOUT COMPATIBILITY IN RELATIONSHIP AND THE LESSONS NEEDED?   

We can learn a lot about Vedic astrology in just realizing that the signs owning a particular house will color it in a very specific way.  Let’s examine this in the context of relationships.

While planets in signs are more powerful and have a stronger influence on the house, the rising sign and its 7th house owner can reveal a lot about dynamics.  Cancer and Leo rising always have trust issues with partners because Saturn owns the 7th house of Capricorn and Aquarius.  The following analysis is for rising signs but may overlap with Sun signs or Moon signs also.

MARS OWNING THE 7TH HOUSE FOR LIBRA

VENU...

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SUN IN LEO–AUGUST 16-SEPT 15TH–RETURN OF THE KING

BUSY MONTH FOR THE SUN and LEO: August 17-Sept. 16th: The Complexity of Leadership, Ego and Independence.

The Sun is the heart of the Kala Purusha and everyone derives power and vitality and health from his benevolent rays. He represents, courage, valor, royalty, fatherhood, victory and success. He is at home and strong in his own sign of Leo and generally unafflicted except from a sneaky 30 degree aspect from Rahu in Cancer within 3 degrees which is exact around August 27th.

Leo is the sign of Individualization, a sign of majestic light and power and is the natural 5th sign of the zodiac which represents the creative urge of the Cosmic man to return to his Source...

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INCOME FROM WORK–FULFILLING DESIRES IN THE 11TH HOUSE

SECRETS OF THE 11TH HOUSE: INCOME FROM WORK.

The 11th house is 2nd from the 10th so it represents gains from work. The sign owning the 11th house and planets associated with the 11th house (aspect, yoga, exchange of houses or planets in the house) will have an impact on your income tendencies and the dasha or period that you are running and transits may time that effect.  Moreover one often has to rotate the chart around the dasha lord to get the perspective for that period.  A gifted astrologer can help you with remedies to increase cash flow and understand your blind spots around finances.

Sometimes in our attempt to fulfill our desires, we run over others as might be the case with Rahu dominant in the chart or Mars and that may lead to generating difficult karma in the future life...

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PERSONAL KARMA, SAVINGS AND OUR ABILITY TO HOLD ONTO MONEY AND THE 2ND HOUSE

SECRETS OF THE 2ND HOUSE :   THE STOREHOUSE OF WEALTH

While the 2nd house is often discussed as a money house, in Vedic astrology is is called Dhana Bhava meaning storage or food. It is more connected with savings than the ability to earn money and it is more connected to family wealth and family relationships.  There becomes a complex interaction between food, money and family that deeply shape our lives, eating habits and habits around money.  In this two part article, we will explore these issues.

The 2nd house and our desire for wealth creates an impulse for us  to set our mark in the world by moving beyond the inherited wealth of our family and creating our own material legacy or we just become a family...

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SUN IN TRANSITION TOWARD LEO–PURGING THE EGO AND TOXINS

EYE ON THE SKY: SUN MOVING TOWARD LEO AUGUST 12-16TH AND INTO LEO AUGUST 16-SEPT. 15TH

It Sunday and the highlight of the week is the Sun at  the end of Cancer and getting ready to go into Leo on August 16th at 8 pm CDT.  Today the Sun is conjunct the eclipse point at 25 degrees Leo on a Sunday so there may be more of an eclipse hangover with fatigue, lower digestive energy and emotional grunge.  The Sun is in the deepest gandanta point located between 29.20-0.40 and in election astrology and Muhurtha, and that is on August 16-17 and it is considered inauspicious because the Sun is in transition and clearing out the energy of the past month and getting ready for the energy of the Sun in Leo.

The Cancer gandanta is August 14-16th (Cancer 27-30) with the max. energy point  (Cancer 29...

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MARS AND RELATIONSHIPS: TIPS FOR GETTING THROUGH STUCK AND STUBBORN

EYE ON ASTROLOGY: UNDERSTANDING KUJA DOSHA AND UNBENDING A STUCK EGO

With Venus in Virgo until Sept. 1st and causing deep critical energy around relationship and increasing dissatifaction, we need all the help we can get toward getting unstuck. For a free class on Vedic Astrology and Relationships, sign up at:

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MARS AND RELATIONSHIPS:

Mars is feared in relationship compatibility because if our partner gets too caught in their ego or doing it their way or is too selfish or unbending, then Venus gets overpowered...

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SECRETS OF THE 9TH HOUSE PART 2: SPIRITUAL BYPASSING

SECRETS OF THE 9TH HOUSE PART 2: SPIRITUAL BYPASSING 

In Part 1, we explored the how the  9th house helps us to find meaning in our life and be touched by the Divine on some level to help us  make sense and find relief from suffering. For the fixed house rising signs, Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Capricorn, this energy can get afflicted and lead to religious fundamentalism and spiritual bypassing.

In his seminal book, Spiritual Bypassing by Robert Masters discusses how many of us turn to religious or spiritual beliefs to avoid dealing with painful feelings, unresolved wounds, and developmental needs.   Whether this happens with Christian dogmatism or fundamentalism or rigid belief structure it pervades our world and is causing huge problems with fanaticism and even terrorism...

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THE SNAKE IN TIME: KALA SARPA/KALA AMRITA YOGA IN TRANSIT AUGUST 11-24

THE SNAKE IN TIME: KALA SARPA YOGA IN TRANSIT 2018

August 11, 2018 – August 24, 2018
September 7, 2018 – September 20, 2018
October 4, 2018 – October 19, 2018

Kala Sarpa yoga is when Rahu and Ketu contain all the planets between them inclusively in the zodiac and when Rahu and Ketu are in moveable signs like Cancer, Capricorn, Aries and Libra. But a single planet going out of the axis negates it. So, until Oct 19th , whenever the moon is between Cancer and Capricorn all the planets are hemmed in between Rahu in Cancer and Ketu in Capricorn. The yoga is broken when the moon goes into Aquarius and until it gets  past  Rahu in Cancer every two weeks.
While not normally included, Pluto and Neptune are also part of this combination and only Uranus in Aries is out of the snake “biting its own ...

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SOLAR ECLIPSE AUGUST 11TH: WATCH YOUR HEALTH

EYE ON THE SKY: SOLAR ECLIPSE  AUGUST 11TH

PARTIAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN
August 11, 2018
25 DEGREES CANCER

Begins 5:02 GMT; Ends 11:30 GMT  (London time; subtract 5-8 hours for US starting and ending times depending on where you live.)

It is visible in parts of Northeastern Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Scotland, Scandinavia, Russia, and Mongolia, other and mid-China, Korea.

Best seen in northern Russia with 68% coverage

The last partial solar eclipse of 2018 occurs in Cancer. Mars is retrograde and close to Ketu for the eclipses, while Mercury is retrograde and close to the Sun. Mars aspects to eclipses create war, fire and accidents and theft. Mercury in the sign of the eclipse creates troubled communications and media problems for the ruling party...

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