Category ASTRO BLOG

SUN IN CANCER JULY 16-AUGUST 16

SUN IN CANCER: JULY 16 – AUGUST 16

Sun moves in the zodiac sign of Cancer on Monday, July 16th, the natural house of home and supporting the “family.” The Sun will spend some of the first 3 days in the constellation of Punarvasu and bring light into the darkness. This is a good time to take action through your feelings.

Sun in Cancer is rather afflicted in transit this year. It is a 12th house transit for Leos suggesting a need for retreat, meditation and foreign journey. With the conjunction of Rahu on July 29th, and the July 27th and August 11th eclipses, there can be an identity crisis for Leos. The Rahu/Sun combination can create strong power, success and social achievement but this can lead to falls from power and status also if you strive too high...

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SECRETS OF THE 2ND HOUSE: UNDERSTANDING OUR ABILITY TO SAVE MONEY

SECRETS OF THE 2ND HOUSE : PART 1:  THE STOREHOUSE OF WEALTH AND ASSERTING OUR IDENTITY

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.  Part 1 will focus more on savings, physical money and expressing our identity in the material world

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 cre...

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POINTS OF WEALTH PART 2: THE LUCK OF THE YOGI

EYE ON FINANCIAL ASTROLOGY:  THE YOGI POINT

The yogi point can give a secret point of prosperity and luck in your chart and is connected to the daily relationship between the Sun and the Moon.   It is connected to the daily panchanga. Everyday as the Sun and Moon move away from each other they create a Nitha Yoga.   Think of a scissors that is totally closed at the new moon and then opens gradually as the Sun and Moon move toward full moon and 180 degrees and then towards waning again. The various angles of the scissors creates key energy for your personal chart and for daily timing for muhurthas.

There are 27

Nithayogas  and they are counted from Pushya and they get tied to the 27 Nakshatras...

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SECRETS OF GIVING TO CHARITY: OVERCOMING KARMA IN YOUR CHART

EYE ON FINANCIAL ASTROLOGY: SECRETS OF DONATIONS

The nature of the world economy, deflation and world debt has put the squeeze on many in the world as the Middle Class has been squeezed.   Still we can empower ourselves and move beyond collective karma by always giving to others. 

There are three or four major luck points in your chart for money that we will discuss in a series of lessons in our upcoming course on Astrology, Personal Finance and Your Life  including how to unlock more financial resources in your chart by donating to specific charities on specific days of the week to help lift karmic blocks.

The key to increasing prosperity in your chart is always tithing and giving back to the universe. I learned this from my Dad when I was very young...

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SUMMER 2018 ECLIPSE GUIDE: HOW CAN YOU BE AFRAID OF THE SUN AND THE MOON?

 ECLIPSE GUIDE SUMMER 2018 

The partial solar eclipse is July 13th starting on 1:48 pm GMT (London) which is about 7:48 pm in the Midwest and ending at 4:13 pm GMT which is about 10:13 pm in the US. It is visible in Australia and Tasmania and New Zealand and will impact those regions most.  For those of us in the US, just have a light or no dinner and do extra meditation at night.

Eclipses are good for meditation and that is the best way to spend time during an eclipse, as the meditations can be deeper. Outwardly the emotions and mind get a bit frazzled so never a good time to make major decisions during an eclipse. I usually do laundry or clean or meditate to pass the time.
Both of my Gurus have advocated meditation during eclipses over the years...

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OUTER PLANETARY ASPECTS POTPOURRI JULY 11-13TH

EYE ON THE SKY:  AHEAD THIS WEEK

SUN OPPOSES PLUTO ON THURSDAY, JULY 12TH AT 3:01 AM,

The  the impact will be felt most on Sunday, ruled by the Sun and when the Sun is within 2 degrees of Pluto between July 10-14th. On a personal level, this transit will lead to sudden revelations about your life that you have not understood as Pluto is connected to the deep realms of the unconscious.  You may have trouble with bosses or leaders and you have to make sure not to be too over-dominating to other if you are in a leadership position. You may finally have the energy to make sweeping transformations in your life.  Good time to avoid violent areas of time as sometimes others, not on a spiritual path, can have huge upsurges of anger.

This can cause power struggles in relationships or with boss...

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THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING IN AN ANXIOUS WORLD–GETTING THROUGH THE SUMMER

EYE ON BEING: THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING IN AN ANXIOUS WORLD

I have personally been going through a lot of physical and emotional challenges and when I talk to my friends, I am hearing great distress also. We have discussed the challenge of retrograde Saturn in the early part of Sagittarius with some of the worst part of that transit lifting by late July.  Retrograde Mars conjunct Ketu is no picnic also and now we have Mercury in Ashlesha (Hydrea–Cancer 16.20-29.59) until Sept. 3rd and we have to watch intentional  hatred and focusing on the negative in life or we will make it worse.   Mercury goes retrograde July 25th til August 18th in this difficult constellation and we will have to be on guard for poisons and toxins and keep our tongue sweet and not sharp like a snake.

Still...

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JUPITER DIRECT IN LIBRA BY MOON OR RISING SIGN–A REVIEW

JUPITER DIRECT IN LIBRA BY RISING SIGN:

Jupiter goes direct this week on July 10th and is very powerful as it stands still the sky and will show its  most impact for good luck and good fortune on Thursday, July 12th.   Jupiter direct now will support marketing and expansion efforts in business and help get us through a difficult summer.  Jupiter will stay in Libra until Oct. 11th so here is a review of the final 3 months before Jupiter goes into Scorpio.

Here is our guide for Jupiter’s transits by rising sign or moon sign:

In Vedic astrology transits are often counted from the Moon because they impact the mind and emotions the most, but I find that transits from the ascendant are better at predicting material existence and even transits from the Sun should not be ignored for their impa...

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MARS KETU CONJUNCT REVISIT AND SEETHING ANGER

EYE ON THE SKY: MARS CONJUNCT KETU:  DEALING WITH ANGER

If you watch small kids in a playground, they get angry, fully express it and then go back to being normal in five minutes.  Anger is a natural emotion that is often an expression of an unfulfilled desire.   Kids are great about it but we tend to repress our anger until it explodes and that is dangerous and can lead to violence and accidents fires and burns when it is not expressed.

Mars is within a few degrees of Ketu much of the summer until early October and we are going to have to master the slow burn or get burned.    On the highest level Mars/Ketu conjunctions in Capricorn can create frustration and tension around work or too much gun if we try to bowl through tasks too quickly...

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THE SPIRITUAL ESSENCE OF VEDIC ASTROLOGY: NEW CLASS STARTS JAN.

THE SPIRITUAL ESSENCE OF VEDIC ASTROLOGY

TAKING ASTROLOGY BACK TO ITS SPIRITUAL ROOTS

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This course draws on the rich tradition of Vedic Astrology from Parashara and Jaimini and attempts to connect spirituality with astrology and what a chart says about a person’s spirituality, obstacles on the path and what must be done to complete our spiritual journey...

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