Mars Passes Deneb Algedi May 3 & 4

Mars passes over Deneb Algedi in the morning sky May 3rd & 4th. Deneb Algedi is the star that marks the tail of Capricorn the sea-goat or crocodile (Makara in Sanskrit). Deneb Algedi is actually an eclipsing binary star. It is a binary star system because there are actually 3 … Continue reading →

Moon with Aldebaran & Venus – April 25 & 26

Look due west as sunset darkens to sky to see the Moon join Aldebaran this evening April 25 and then Venus tomorrow April 26. Aldebaran is the alpha star of Taurus, marking the eye of the Bull. Aldebaran is a red giant with a radius 44 times larger than our … Continue reading →

New Moon April 22, 2020 Ashwini Nakshatra

The New Moon on April 22, 2020 at 22:26 Eastern Daylight Time occurs at sidereal 9-Aries-16 (Lahiri ayanamsha) in Ashwini Nakshatra. The image below shows the chart of the new moon cast for Washington DC. The new moon in the 6th house indicates there is a still a health concern. … Continue reading →

Lyrid Meteor Shower active April 16 – 28

Activity from the Lyrid Meteor shower begins tonight April 16 and ends on April 28. Earth will be passing through the orbit of comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher. Some of the debris left behind by the comet will enter Earth’s atmosphere and burn creating the streaking or shooting star effect. The … Continue reading →

Nine Conjunctions in Sagittarius in January 2020 Involving Mercury, Jupiter, Sun, Ketu, Saturn and Pluto

There is a stellium of 6 planets transiting through sidereal Sagittarius in January 2020. In zodical order on January 1st they are Mercury, Jupiter, Sun, Ketu, Saturn and Pluto. Ketu made its exact conjunctions with Saturn and Pluto in the spring of 2019. The Sun made its exact conjunction with … Continue reading →

Eclipses Surrounding the 2020 New Year

I have always looked at eclipses as wild cards in astrology because on one hand they can obscure or hide things (as the moon blocks the sun or earth’s shadow overcasts the moon) making things fail to materialize as expected. Yet on the other hand they can reveal what is … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts March 28 – April 4, 2019

March 28, 2019 at 9:59 am EDT Mercury stations direct in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra. The revisions you’ve made related to Mercury (communication, commerce, connections) should become finalized and things should start moving forward again. The intellect is turning from an inward to outward focus. This retrograde cycle spans both Bhadrapada … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts March 20 – 27, 2019

March 24, 2019 at 13:26 EDT Mercury conjoins Neptune in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra. All three outer planets, not typical to Vedic Astrology, indicate change in some way. Neptune’s change occurs through sacrifice, loss or dissolving things. Neptune gives spiritual insights and insights beyond the veil of physical reality. Neptune also … Continue reading →

Lunations Blog: Full Moon March 20, 2019 at 21:42 EDT in Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra.

Uttara Phalguni is a nakshatra pair with Purva Phalguni. Together their symbol is a cot or marriage bed (Purva Phalguni the front legs and Uttara Phalguni the back legs) and the 4 legs of the cot represent the four dimensions of space, the 4 heads of Brahma and the 4 … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts March 14 – 19 2019

March 14, 2019 at 21:48 Mercury conjoins the Sun in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra. This is the inferior conjunction when Mercury is retrograde between the Sun and Earth. All planets are always closest to Earth (same side of the Sun) when retrograde. While Mercury is combust when conjunct the sun, there … Continue reading →