Saturday, November 28, 2015

Venus Enters Libra, Mars Opposite Uranus

Venus changes signs on Sunday, November 29, entering Libra. Venus rules Libra, so this makes Venus strong. It's the planet of Peace and Love in the sign of Balance and Harmony, a good thing. But unfortunately while in Libra, Venus will be suffering from Papakatari Yoga, the "bad scissors" pattern formed when there are natural malefic planets on either side of a planet. In this case, Venus is sandwiched between Mars in Virgo and Saturn in Scorpio. Thus, Venus is not fully able to express its benefic energy, making successful Romance and Agreement more difficult to arrive at.
Mars is more closely Opposite Uranus this week. Mars is still in Virgo, and Uranus is opposite in Pisces. As Mars advances in Virgo it becomes more exactly opposite Uranus; the exact opposition will be on December 10. This means the planet of Aggression and Violence and the planet of Sudden Unexpected Events are influencing each other; not a good combination. Thus there is increased potential for more violence, whether by humans or natural causes, over the coming week.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Venus Opposite Uranus, Mercury Conjunct Saturn, Full Moon in Taurus

Venus will be exactly opposite Uranus on Monday, November 23rd. The planet of Love, Beauty, Entertainment, Agreements, and Finances, is already disadvantaged by being in Virgo, its sign of Debilitation (weakness). Now Venus gets afflicted by the planet of Rebellion, Sudden Events, and Disruption. Therefore Venus significations will suffer this week: Romance on the rocks, Agreements get Broken, Financial Markets will be Unstable. Venus moves fairly quickly; by the end of the week the storm has blown over.
Mercury and the Sun are both conjunct Saturn this week, in Scorpio. The planet of Rational Thinking and Reasonable Decisions is exactly conjunct the planet of Harsh Reality and Control, on Tuesday, November 24th, @ 12 deg. Scorpio. The Sun is there as well, adding in the signification of Power and Authority. Therefore, expect more Harsh Decisions this week, especially by Governments and Leaders.
The Full Moon will be on Wednesday, November 25th, @ 9 deg. Taurus. This marks the culmination of the energy of the month of Kartika, a month associated with Important Actions, Resolutions, War, etc. Note that the Full Moon will be within a few degrees of exact opposition to the Saturn-Mercury conjunction, adding more energy for Tense Situations, Serious Thinking, and Tough Decisions.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Mars, Rahu, and Venus still Conjunct; Mercury enters Scorpio

Mars and Rahu are still close together this week, with Venus not far away. Rahu is one of the significators of Fanatics, Mars is War & Destruction, Venus is Pleasures and Entertainment. The violence-prone combination of Mars conjunct the eclipse point Rahu manifested as a terrorist attack in Paris, centered on an entertainment district. The factors of the energy pattern are getting some separation from each other as the days go by; therefore not as intense, but still capable of creating events. More Details in this week's video blog.
Mercury enters Scorpio on Monday, November 16. The planet of Data and Information will be in the sign of Secrets and Investigations for the next three weeks, until Dec 5. This combination will ensure a lot of Media focus on recent events for the rest of this month.

Saturday, November 07, 2015

Venus Conjunct Rahu, Mars Conjunct Rahu, Libra New Moon

Venus will be exactly conjunct Rahu, @ 6 deg Virgo, on Sunday, November 8. The planet of Beauty, Art, Entertainment, Pleasures, etc. comes together with the eclipse point signifying Obsession and The Unusual. This energy pattern has been functioning for the past week, and continues this week. Venus, planet of Guidance, is debilitated in the sign Virgo, and therefore the downside of Venus is more likely: Selfishness.
Mars is exactly conjunct Rahu, @ 5 deg Virgo, Wednesday-Thursday November 11 -12. This is a rather problematic combination, since Mars is Action and Aggression, and Rahu signifies Unusual Events. Rahu, as an eclipse point, can also be Confusing and Deceitful. Therefore, the energy this week is rather suspect; better to stick to routine actions and not give in to crazy impulses.
The New Moon will be on Wednesday, November 11, @ 24 deg Libra. This marks the beginning of the Lunar month of Kartika, named for Krittika, the nakshatra of the Full Moon, which will be on Nov 24. This month is associated with Making Big Decisions, Transformations, and Aggression. The energy of the lunar month is in keeping with the energy of the Mars-Rahu conjunction. The conjunction of Venus-Rahu-Mars indicates a lot of Passion and Volatility, and is not particularly reasonable. Therefore, important decisions are best put off until next month.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Mars Conjunct Venus; Mars & Venus Enter Virgo

Mars and Venus are exactly conjunct as they changes signs on Monday, November 2nd. The two gender planets, together, create Passion, Excitement, and Argument. When planets are changing signs, they are weak and vulnerable. The simultaneous conjunction and changing of signs of two major planets indicates a strong potential for volatility and unstable conditions Sunday - Tuesday.
Venus is Debilitated in Virgo. The planet of Love and Acceptance, in the sign of Critical Analysis, is not a good fit. Venus significations of Harmony, Agreement, Pleasures, Guidance, Value, & Finance, are weakened while simultaneously being assaulted by Mars, the planet of Aggression & Combat. Therefore, Venus and its significations will suffer during the coming weeks.
The damage to Venus extends to Mercury. While Venus is in Virgo and Mercury is in Libra (see previous post), these two planets are in each other's signs, forming a Parivatana Yoga. This mutual relationship means that Venus's problems will also affect Mercury, planet of Rational Thinking, Communications, Information, Consensus, etc. More details, watch this week's AstrologyNewsReport Youtube video.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Mercury Opposite Uranus; Mercury Enters Libra

Mercury will be exactly opposite Uranus on Sunday, October 25. The planet of Information and The Media is interacting with the planet of Sudden Unexpected Events, creating an energy pattern for Unexpected News Reports. Another possibility is Uranus bringing Unexpected Realization to Mercury, the planet of the Intellect. Mercury is strong in its own sign Virgo, the sign of Details & Analysis. This energy pattern is in play already, and continues into early this week.
Mercury enters Libra on Thursday, October 29. Mercury does well in Libra, because Libra is one of the Air (Mental) signs, and Mercury is the planet of the Rational Intellect. Mercury is Communication; Libra is Balance and Harmony. Thus, this combination helps boost Reasonableness.
However, all is not well: Venus the ruler of Libra, is conjunct Mars, and will be together with Mars through November. Thus, while in Libra, the condition of Mercury's dispositor will weaken the ability of Mercury to express itself, and even cause some detrimental effects to Mercury.
The Triple Conjunction of Mars-Venus-Jupiter in Leo continues for another week. Venus is now conjunct Jupiter, and will go past Jupiter, and catch up with Mars this week. All three are close together at the end of the sign Leo.
(see previous post for details).

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Triple Conjunction of Venus, Mars, & Jupiter

No new planetary positions this week.
Venus will catch up to Mars & Jupiter at the end of this week. Venus has been advancing in Leo since it entered the sign at the end of September. The three planets will be within a couple of degrees of each other by next weekend.
Venus is Pleasures; Jupiter is Increase. Together they produce Too Much of Everything, especially Indulgence. Mars is Aggression. Mars gets encouragement from optimistic Jupiter. Venus + Mars = Passion.
Overall, there is a lot of Energy to Do Something. Therefore, best to have some worthwhile project to put the energy to good use. Otherwise, there will just be a high level of Volatility, looking for an outlet. On Friday & Saturday, October 23 -24, the Moon will be in Aquarius, directly opposite the triple conjunction, adding in more energy for events.