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 →

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 →

Planet Shifts February 4 – 11, 2019

Mars enters Ashwini Nakshatra on February 5, 2019 at 13:18 EST for 20 days.  Mars enters his own domicile of Aries (sidereal Lahiri) when he enters Ashwini. Thus Mars’s strength increases and he becomes the transiting awake lord of the houses he rules in your chart, making it easier to … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts January 27 – February 3, 2019

Venus enters Mula Nakshatra on January 29, 2019 at 12:59 pm EST. The planet of love, beauty, sensory impressions and desires enters sidereal Sagittarius and Mula Nakshatra. The Galactic Center runs through Mula which means “root.” Mula is associated with getting to the root of the matter. It has attributes … Continue reading →

Nakshatra (Panchanga)

The Nakshatras are the 13°20’ asterisms that divide the zodiac into twenty-seven segments, often called the Lunar Mansions. The Panchanga will list the Nakshatra that the Moon is in at the start of the day and give the time it enters the next Nakshatra. We must pay attention to the … Continue reading →