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In general look to see where 20 degrees of Libra and Capricorn fall in your chart and see if these two houses represent some facets in your life where a clear assessment of motivations is required—or at the very least, a realization about these issues. On the world stage, these are days of conflict and tension where forces of power conflict with one another and agreements or settlements are hard to reach. November Full Moon at See in which houses this Full Moon opposition falls in your chart and check out how this tension is occurring in your life.

It will certainly be much clearer to assess as well as more strongly felt if you have any planets or important points at around 18 to 21 degrees of the fixed signs in your natal horoscope. You will notice that in all the transiting sextiles that I am mentioning this month, one or both of the planets involved is in its own sign. The area in life where such renewal is possible will come from the position of Pluto. Thus Pluto passing through the 2 nd house while the Sun is passing through the 4 th may give some extra money 2 nd house for family purposes 4 th house. On November 20, Mercury moves direct at He speeds up again towards the end of the month and then in December he zips through Sagittarius in just 19 days.

In my case this will be in the 12 th house, so I guess I will hardly notice! November Mars enters Scorpio and no doubt will have a very good time of it! I hope you will as well. In this respect, I will give you the degrees so you may relate them to your own or any other chart that interests you.

Here is the list:. This tabulation reveals that if you have any natal planets or other important positions in your chart, such as the Midheaven or the Ascendant from 14 to 20 degrees of the cardinal signs Aries, Cancer, Libra, or Capricorn ; you are undergoing some very important conflicts and challenges in your life relative to the positions of Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn. The range of possibilities is enormous but the major principle is as follows:. Such patterns and structures are intimately connected with your sense of self-worth and what you value both in yourself and in others. If the planet being touched were the Sun, say the natal Sun in Aries receiving a transiting square from Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn, your challenge has to do with your sense of wielding your own personal power.

This square may also indicate that you are being challenged as an authority figure. Another important set of degrees is 14 to 17 of the mutable signs Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces. This is due to the square of Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces in these degrees. The blending of these two planets in their current positions yields false idealism and an exaggerated sense of purpose. If for example, you had the Midheaven in Gemini in any of these degrees, the tendency during this month of Virgo would be to have more expectations about the results of certain professional projects than are possible.

This can easily lead to either overly committing oneself or to disappointments from previous professional commitments. The 11 th to the 22 nd of September would be especially powerful days in this respect see below in the detailed section of these commentaries for additional details. As for Uranus at 6 Taurus, people with important positions from 2 to 6 degrees of the fixed signs Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius are being challenged by sudden and surprising circumstances that demand a shift in the status quo of who or what they value.

Examples: 1. Natal Venus at 5 Aquarius. Meaning: your social relationships friendships, groups, organizations may no longer be as satisfying as previously as there are definite differences appearing in what you value relative to the values of these people. You may also find a sudden attraction of a person or a group of people that you never thought would happen. Such an attraction shakes up your life. Natal Moon at 6 Taurus. As a very security-oriented person, this need for change to the status quo can be very disconcerting.

Hundreds of pages could be written about the possibilities of these transiting positions, but I do hope that I have given some indication of their implications that will prove useful to you. As always, if you Google any position in the horoscope, you will come up with any number of additional resources—and some of them will also be correct.

As always, please keep in mind that the dates and times I am using are in GMT Greenwich Mean Time as this is a common point of reference no matter where the reader may live. In fact natal positions in these degrees in the other two earthy signs are also quite favorable but Capricorn has the most to gain today. For people with Sun, Moon, Midheaven, or Ascendant in any degree of Aquarius, August 26 th can be quite socially beneficial. Although in in general, those of you with important astrological positions between 2 and 6 degrees of the Water Bearer are being questioned by life about their social values.

It thus contributes to a staunchly independent person, one who does not follow the rules of society very easily besides, they were made for other people! The transiting trine between these two globes gives some interesting financial opportunities to those people with these degrees in Virgo, Taurus, and especially Capricorn yes you Old Goat, you seem to strike it rich again today!

Interesting life opportunities about for people with these degrees in the earthy signs and especially—you guessed it—Capricorn. August New Moon at 6. The New Moon at this degree definitely emphasizes cosmic grace to natal positions in the earthy signs in general between 4 and 9 degrees of their respective signs. The New Moon is the starting point of the monthly cycle and its influence remains an underlining theme in life until the next New Moon in this case at 5. The activities of the astrological House where the New Moon falls in your chart are highlighted for the month.

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In terms of professional projects, during the first two weeks of September I am beginning an 8-week webinar series on Esoteric Astrology to be broadcast to China in Chinese with a translator. We are also beginning a 4-session webinar in English! Please see the notice for the latter in this newsletter or just click www. New Moon in the sign Virgo is of course related primarily to work most specifically and by extension to all methods of self-improvement i.

These areas will be delineated in your life by the house position of the New Moon as the astrological house always tells you where something is taking place in your life. August 31 to September 4: Sun conjunct Mars from 8 to 12 Virgo. A point of powerful thrust in the house position where this conjunction falls in your chart and especially stimulating to any planets or positions from 7 to 13 degrees of the earthy signs. As this placement falls very close to the New Moon, it adds power and potency to any plans and projects related to work in that area of your life indicated by the house where it occurs.

September 4: Venus opposing Neptune and square to Jupiter at 15 to 17 of Virgo, Pisces, Sagittarius— T his is not a good day to indulge oneself in romantic or religious idealism. Also watch your spending! These transits are excellent for business and practical affairs and interests.

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Obviously, the more your chart contains natal positions from 13 to 21 of the earthy signs, the more personally these transits will affect your life. The trines between Mercury and Pluto and Mars and Saturn all take place as you can see in the earthy signs. As a result, they stimulate professional and financial interests and activities.

If 15 to 18 degrees of the mutable sign feature prominently in your natal chart, beware of falling into the traps of the imagination set either by you or someone else. These are days when it is better to be real than ideal, practical rather than idealistic. Definitely not my favorite combination of planetary influences! This field of energy promotes illusions and delusions and gives rise to religious ridiculousness in the form of zealotry and martyrdom.

I would expect some form of insane violence based on self-righteous doctrines rather typical these days, unfortunately. Should you have these degrees in the mutable signs in your natal map, examine your own sense of truth, your own vulnerability to falsehood, and your own idealism. Well these are good things to do on a regular basis anyway no matter the day or the transit! If you plan to travel these days, give yourself plenty of extra time as there is bound to be some confusion in transit.

September Full Moon at Hooray for the coming of the balancing influence of planets in the celestial Scales. As an Aries Sun with Scorpio rising, I very much appreciate the good interplay between Mars and Pluto as they serve to revitalize and bestow will power.

For me they fall in my 10 th and 2 nd houses, so I would think that finances and career will benefit from this placement. Check out your own chart in this respect and see where these two potent forces affect your life today. As for Saturn conjunct the southern node in Capricorn, I would assume that the world body politic and a number of its politicians will be up to less than good in terms of the people they are supposed to serve.

There is some light appearing out of all of this darkness. On its own, it is overly idealistic and dreamy; especially where religion is involved Mars just makes this orientation to mystical fantasy more violent. If 16 to 18 of the mutable signs figure prominently in your chart, I would opt for simple solutions, minimalism in word and action, and give myself extra time should travel be on my agenda. The square on the 22 nd will also tend to contribute to travel and communication delays.

Although Leo is the quintessential sign of creative self-expression, I find it difficult to see that too much progress in terms of international policies may be accomplished during the first nine days of Leo July as all the major planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto as well as Mercury are retrograde. Even then negotiations and actions will tend to be sluggish until the 12 th of the month when Jupiter and Uranus turn direct. We should also keep in mind that Jupiter is at 14 degrees of Sagittarius for the entire month of the Lion while Saturn remains at degrees of Capricorn.

I therefore see this set of transits as being rather difficult and stressful in terms of moving ahead with plans and projects involving inter national politics and policies. Yes, babies! Children born during the first 8 days of Leo, will have 6 planets retrograde including Mercury in their natal chart. These are not your bold lions and lionesses; these are much more sensitive lion cubs holding a great deal of understanding about life within them, just waiting for the right moments and opportunities to show off their inner potency to the world.

Their roars can be as loud as Leos without the majority of their planets retrograde, they will just be more selective as to when, where, how and with whom, such roars are to be voiced. July Mercury retrogrades between 27 and 24 degrees of Cancer. Where do these degrees fall in your horoscope? July Mercury retrograde is conjunct Venus direct at degrees of Cancer. Is there something left unsaid between you and someone close to you perhaps a family member?

Is there some financial situation that needs to be rebalanced? Perhaps a love letter that needs to be written or answered? These situations may all be described by this conjunction. Look to the transiting house position to give you more insight into the circumstances surrounding this need for interpersonal communication. July Venus enters Leo on the 28 th at Venus enjoys visiting the passionately romantic sign of Leo. It is here that she may also express her artistic nature as well as find pleasant moment to play with children.

The square between the Sun and Uranus can prove to be very tense. From the equator north, temperatures as well tempers in both hemispheres! On a more positive note, knowing how to harness this energy can lead to inventiveness and a high degree of creative self-expression. I have natal Pluto at 6 Leo sextile Uranus at 6 Gemini, trine and sextile the Sun at 8 Aries and expect that these two days will prove very interesting in terms of creative urges and endeavors.

August 1: Mercury turns direct at Please keep in mind that if you have for example, Virgo or Gemini rising, when Mercury goes retrograde, so do you! If you have Aries or Scorpio rising for example, the transiting signs of Mars as well as the transiting aspects Mars makes to the other planets in the sky as well as to your natal chart, of course have definite meaning for the individual. As for the New Moon, find the natal house position where this takes place as that house will be strongly activated until the next New Moon.

In the northern hemisphere temperatures climb in August and having a bunch of planets in Leo will stimulate the flames. Basically, these are days for fun in the summer sun or cuddling in the New Zealand and Australian winter! Wherever you may be, enjoy the potential for a good time that these transits bring. You may be quite fortunate at this time if 14 of the fiery signs especially Aries figure prominently in your chart. In terms of the northern hemisphere where natural temperatures will be high and most likely higher than in many previous years due to global warming , the occupation of the fiery signs by the Sun and four planets heats up the collective consciousness, leading to conflicts of ego and flaring tempers.

Actual physical fires are of course quite possible just due to the natural conditions of a super-hot August summer. This combination is obviously very artistic as well as romantic. Although I feel that many people will be overly stimulated by the fiery content of these days or just simply physically uncomfortable in the heat! This square takes place in the fixed signs, so it is easy to see how there may be many simultaneous ideas but a resistance to taking any action, resulting in stress.

If 5 to 7 degrees of the fixed signs are important in your chart, especially if natal Mercury, Mars, or Uranus is in any of these positions , I would carefully plan traveling, making sure of my route. In general these are good days for travel and study. This would be especially the case if 13 to 15 degrees of the fiery signs were prominent in the natal chart. I believe that this will be a very confusing time in the world. Unfortunately, there is no great new news in that statement! This in my view will be especially the case during the latter portion of Gemini June 9 through 21 for reasons I will explain in detail.

Sun, Mercury, and Mars also transit these degrees between the 13 th and 19 th of June with the Moon in these degrees in Sagittarius on June —so it will be quite a party—rather loud, and not the most pleasant of stellar gathering as I see it through my astrological lens. The New Moon on June 3 rd at As we are an international group of readers in many time zones, with some of us on DST and many others like me not, GMT as our collective reference is thus fair to everyone.

The lunar nodes relate to the collective consciousness of humanity. This is because they are points in space where the orbit of the Moon intersects with the ecliptic. The ecliptic is the orbit of the Earth as it moves around the Sun, although it appears that the Sun is revolving around the Earth. Well, so much for collective illusions and their imposition by the theological and political generational powers that be. May Sun and Mercury travel very closely together between 0 and 9 degrees of Gemini. This will be a very busy few days in the world.

If of Sagittarius, Virgo, or Pisces are important to you, such movements may conflict, confuse, or contradict one another. Slow down and objectify. FYI: Sun enters 0 Gemini at The signs and aspect between these two planets slows them down and converts their potential volatile nature into a focus of practical innovation especially in domestic and financial matters. Important positions in your natal chart at 3 to 5 degrees of Cancer, Pisces, Taurus, and Virgo will benefit the most from this transit. This would not be my choice of dates to begin a trip, or buy tickets for one. It is also not a good day for the signing of contracts.

This would be especially the case if 17 to 19 degrees of the mutable signs were at important placements in your natal map. As you can see Jupiter is transiting very close to its exact square to Neptune on June 16 th. So a T-Square is in the making between these three planets, but the exact opposition is as state above, between Mercury and Jupiter. This means confused communication both on interpersonal levels as well as in terms of national and international travel.

In essence, this would not be my choice of days to be either on the road or in the skies as delays and confusion are very likely. As for Venus trine Saturn, if you have 18 to 20 degrees of the earthy signs prominent, this could be a very good day for you professionally or financially. Saturn and Pluto are closer in May and early June than they will be until December of this year.

This proximity gives rise to very intense expression of power on both the Right and Left, Conservative and Liberal facets of society. Obviously this has led and will continue to lead into serious world conflicts. On the personal level, look for 19 to 23 degrees of Capricorn, Cancer, Libra, and Aries to point the way to where such life challenges and their opportunities for growth! But in terms of June 2 nd and 3 rd and the earthy signs, today just may be the day for an extra scoop of gelato and never mind the cost!

I like the positive combinations of Mercury and Uranus as they lead to innovating thinking and to very interesting conversations. Jupiter square Neptune in these signs leads to religious extremism and misplaced or exaggerated idealism. Saturn sextile Neptune attempts to try to balance the ideal and the real, the aspirational and the more rational.

All three of these planets are in their most powerful positions, i. So where does this leave the world and you dear readers with 17 to 19 degrees of the zodiac prominent in your natal horoscope? Well, not in such an easy place in my view. The square aspect is stronger than the sextile. This combination of planetary influences will be like trying to plug up holes in a net while the net continues to be woven. Extending this analogy further, this is like trying to create allowable areas for fishermen to fish while the fishermen themselves insist of fishing in the entire ocean without restraint.

I like these two words together for now just like in ages past, religious doctrines and political ambitious often hold hands and merge stimulating chaos in their path. Example: the meaning of these transits would be quite different to a person with 18 Sag rising or an 18 Sag Moon or an 18 Sag Sun, or these same positions at 18 Libra, etc. Yet all would have the theme of being careful not to overly exaggerate and to harmonize idealism with a more practical sensitivity. June Venus enters Gemini on June 9 at 1. This will be a very confusing time in international relations as well as in international travel and travel in general.

If I had a choice, I would not choose to travel on these days and should I do so, I would expect delays and other associated disruptions along the way. The collective emotional field is upset, feelings are exaggerated, and territoriality reigns. These will not be calm and serene hours in the world as the Moon will trigger squares to Mars, the Nodes, Saturn, and Pluto. On a personal level, these degrees in the Cardinal signs will be especially sensitive. I would not plan to drive or travel, nor would I engage in conversations that require subtlety and diplomacy. I would also be as objective as possible to my inner dialogue.

Please review what was written re June 9 to Mars vivifies the collective emotional body when trine to Neptune. This can bring about a lot of active compassion in the world but it may also bring about certain power conflicts once he opposes Saturn and moves along to oppose Pluto a few days from now. These are obviously very stressful transits! We should note that the next pair of eclipses takes place in July in Cancer and Capricorn. They thus focus on issues of personal and national security, issues of which I will have more to say in the next edition of this newsletter.

Hello everyone. Otherwise, please read on…. Transits have an orb of effect in their length of time through which the astrology student knows when and for how long a certain transit will be in effect. The general rule for orbs that I use and there are exceptions—a topic for another month , is 1 degree or a bit more applying and a bit less than 1 degree for separating. Mars by transit would thus be effectively square the natal Sun from about This would normally take about 4 days.

This means that instead of an influence lasting a matter of days, the transits of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto can last from months to years! Degrees influenced: in Sag by conjunction; these same degrees in Gemini by opposition; in Pisces and Virgo by square. If these degrees are in Aries or Leo, the effect is by trine and if in Aquarius or Libra, the transiting aspect is a sextile. Saturn: Station— Degrees influenced: in Capricorn by conjunction; these same degrees in Cancer by opposition; in Aries and Libra by square.

If these degrees are in Taurus or Virgo, the effect is by trine and if in Scorpio or Pisces, the transiting aspect is a sextile. Uranus: Station—2. Degrees influenced: in Taurus by conjunction, these same degrees in Scorpio by opposition; in Leo or Aquarius by square. If in Virgo or Capricorn, the effect is by trine and if in Pisces or Cancer, the transiting aspect is a sextile.

Neptune: Station— Degrees influenced: in Pisces by conjunction; in Virgo by opposition; in Gemini or Sagittarius by square. If in Cancer or Scorpio, the effect is by trine and if in Taurus or Capricorn, the transiting aspect is a sextile. Degrees influenced: in Capricorn by conjunction; in Cancer by opposition; in Aries or Libra by square. If in Taurus or Virgo, the effect is by trine an if in Pisces or Scorpio, the transiting aspect is a sextile.

Now that you have this information, what do you do with it? Professionals and advanced students will already know hopefully! Here is a simple guide for the rest:. The ruler of the Celestial Bull is Venus and until May 15 th , she is in Aries so if there is more than just a hint of aggressiveness or assertiveness in relationships this month, you should be aware that the Love Goddess is wearing war paint instead of Revlon for her make-up. This is not much fun as such a contact will bring about very profound power struggles in terms of world politics and world economics much the same.

With Pluto near-by at 23 Capricorn and Venus in Aries, conflicts in the global power structure are very likely. Please refer to comments under April , and May to add to this scenario. You might wish to study the stations of Saturn and Pluto as given out earlier in this issue of Celestial Happenings to see if this transit affects you more personally. These degrees at the Ascendant are life-changing. You only get one go at the transit of Uranus conjunct your Ascendant in a life-time unless you happen to live much more than 84 years and by then the surprise of your life is that you have lived that long!

These degrees at the MC, will change the focus of your career. How and in what condition would require a close examination of the entire chart—but definite change, of that there will be no doubt! On the world scene, this conjunction comes at the same time as the transit of Saturn conjunct the South Node and the entry of Venus into Aries. When all of these influences are put together, there is an opportunity for strong social demonstrations against existing economic conditions in various countries.

I suggest we all stay steady as I do not see the first three weeks of April as being particularly smooth on the service of world events. Indeed, deep disturbances are likely to rise to that surface! I am not seeing world war, let me be clear but I am certainly not seeing world peace! I am not a big fan of difficult aspects between Mars and Neptune and especially in these signs. From a Ray-centered orientation, this is a strong conflict in 6 th Ray energy fields. The 6 th Ray is concerned with religion and idealism and Mars square Neptune gives rise to such things as suicide bombers and kamikaze pilots, i.

As politics these days has been practiced with religious fervor, I think that this aspect can give rise to political and well as religious idealism or great, harmful foolishness in recent years! April Saturn turns retrograde at Although efforts at communicating will be present, there will be difficulty in reaching accords. Differences will outweigh mutual interests; national economic and political interests will outweigh global ones.

On a personal level, I have natal Mercury at 20 Aries, so am looking forward to a good day for writing and speaking with others; perhaps with Saturn square this position, I will write about these conflicting situations that is if there are no problems with my own communication networks at the time! Very complex. The squares speak about profound differences in motivations for communications and the making of political and economic decisions or decrees.

The trine between Mercury and Jupiter on a personal level can be great for education or travel depending if degrees of the fiery signs are strong and positive in your natal chart. Make sure if these degrees in Aries are involved that personal responsibilities are well defined before expansive decisions or movements are made.

There will be a need to blend Saturn in Capricorn contraction, responsibility with Jupiter in Sagittarius expansion, opportunity. The challenge is to be focused in your purpose.

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Not my favorite combination of planets, signs, and aspects. If configured strongly to your natal chart, challenges in relationship are likely especially where finances are concerned as well as the focus of power in a relationship which is often one and the same. The trouble spot is the house where Venus is transiting and the tension will be expressed through the house that Saturn and Pluto transit.

On the world scene, this combination of planetary aspects just augments the political and economic tensions taking place this month, ones I have already been describing. Maybe, just maybe some Plutocrat or group of Plutocrats will suggest something helpful—this natal Jupiter trine the Sun astrologer can be optimistic! Positions in Taurus in these degrees may also be benefit. These degrees in Capricorn however are much more complex to interpret as they are part of a year-long station and involve some pretty hefty life changes, some of which may prove very beneficial in the long term Capricorn often benefits from the long rather than the short term.

May Venus in Aries sextile to Mars in Gemini at 28 degrees of these signs. Taken on its own, this is a lovely combination for taking a nice walk with someone whom you fancy. A rather light touch to a rather heavy month! May Venus finally comes home to a comfortable spot in the zodiac as she enters 0 Taurus and remains in this, her own sign until June 8 th. Mars in Cancer unlike Mars in Aries, is recused therefore from a more thrilling life experience. In Cancer, he also stimulates the solar plexus which often impels people to act on emotion without consulting the mind.

This may also be a positive day for such individuals to make a short journey for business purposes. Wesak is the holiest day of the year for most Buddhists as it is believed that the Lord Buddha was born, reached Enlightenment, and died all on this Full Moon. Briefly and with due respect, the theme of Wesak has to do with detachment from and the death of Scorpio form Taurus. This process is one of the primary Teachings in Buddhism.

Eventually the total release from karma leads to pure bliss. Mercury trine Pluto in the earthy signs can certainly give profound insights into the nature of form while Venus conjunct Uranus can help us to share and enjoy form with a special group of friends. It may also bring some insights into new social purposes for the right use of the material life. Greetings everyone. From an astronomical perspective a blue moon is defined as two full moons taking place within the span of a single calendar month.

We are thus looking in a very collective sense at the nature of human relationships. What they are saying to you, the personal messages that they hold for you depends on which houses in your natal chart they fall and if they are touching another planet or major point in your natal chart. This will have a lot to do with tensions squares between commercial Taurus and political groups Aquarius. History has shown that Peace the heart is quite a bit more difficult to achieve and maintain than is conflict and the territorial nature of the solar plexus , which is much easier to ignite and then ignite again.

Astrology students, please contemplate that Venus is exalted in Pisces and Mars is in fall in Cancer. At the moment, a number of countries are on Daylight Savings Time while many nations are not. If you need to know the time difference between GMT and your current, local time zone, just ask this question of your search engine. March Sun enters Aries at Wow as in Wow! But to me the dominating aspect is Venus ruling the Moon in Libra square Mars ruling the opposing Sun in Aries and I feel that the dynamic of disharmony may well dominate these days and much of this astrological month for that matter.

On a personal level, degrees of Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn as well as 22 to 24 degrees of Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius are sensitive during these opening three days of the month. March 23 to April 4: Mercury conjunct Neptune at 16 to 18 degrees of Pisces; Mercury goes direct at On the mundane level will issues concerning the oceans, fishing, oil, and wet weather be prominent in the news? Well it is only logical to think so!

If you happen to have your natal Mercury at these degrees, you should keep a notebook or drawing pad handy as there is apt to be a lot of inspiration at best or confused thinking at worst. This wavy current can be quite helpful however to artists, actors, and dreamers. Bookkeepers and accountants will not appreciate this transit so much! My calendric birthday is on March 28 th, but I am happy to say the Mercury will be direct in my solar return chart on March 29 th and conjunct my natal Venus…hmmm…sounds like a sweet and friendly 75th birthday party!

I will be celebrating it in Beijing along with a number of new Chinese students and friends and a few others from other countries! Some people enjoy Mercury retrograde in their natal map as it does give a tendency for introspection and research.

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But this natal Mercury in Aries man with a Gemini Moon prefers direct communication! This is a very pleasant combination, one that is very good for social activities with friends. It is also great for browsing for unusual items in antique shops and flea markets. If these degrees touch your natal Venus or Moon in Pisces, Taurus, or Capricorn, you may find something quite unique and wonderful.

As this is the month of Aries, the position of Mars is quite important. Its passage into Gemini means especially for children of the Ram as well as those of the Scorpion , the urge to travel about will be on the agenda. April 2: Mercury direct exactly conjunct Neptune at New Moons indicate the beginning of the lunar cycle and thus it is also a good time to initiate projects. This would be especially the case now that Mercury is direct, and the luminaries are both in the sign of new beginnings—Aries.

Look to the house where 15 Aries falls in your natal chart and this will give you a direct answer to where in your life such new adventures or enterprises are likely to be initiated. Mercury and Saturn when in sextile or trine are very compatible as they are both mental planets. This is thus a good time for looking at hidden clues Mercury in Pisces for making advances in career and other practical facets of life Saturn in Capricorn.

This would of course be especially true if your natal chart featured degrees of Capricorn, Taurus, and Scorpio.


April 9 to Jupiter retrograde on the 9 th ; Sun square Saturn on the 9 th to the 11 th , Pluto conjunct the south node; Sun square Pluto and the north and south nodes; Mercury sextile Pluto on 10 th th ; Sun trine Jupiter on the 12 th th. Taking them together I would say that there is much chaos in the world during these five days.

Meetings are likely to take place to sort out these difficulties Mercury sextile Pluto ; many will be international in scope Sun trine Jupiter. April 9: Jupiter turns retrograde at Action should be taken only when there is a correct assessment of boundaries and true capacities, otherwise failure or at the very least, blockages may occur. On a more personal level, look to see if these degrees affect your horoscope in these two signs as well as in Cancer and Libra.

Those of us fortunate to have degrees of Pisces, Capricorn, Scorpio, or Taurus prominent in our natal chart just may find a financial boost or bonus in our lives during this time. The Fish swim strongly this month, but the currents are crossed. On March 23 rd of that year there will be an exact conjunct of the Sun and Neptune at 23 Pisces with Jupiter at 17 degrees of that sign, BUT on April 12, , Jupiter and Neptune will once again conjoin this time at 24 Pisces.

But in , Saturn is still in Capricorn and definition, structure, and practical purpose are traits that strongly color the year. There is thus the orientation in that the ideal must be balanced with the real, the devotional with the pragmatic, the dream and vision with correct action and its implementation. The month of Pisces, will embody these conflicting or complementary qualities.

It all depends on how you play out this celestial dance on earth. Or—just through back a cold one, have a puff, and enjoy the chaos!