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 →

Lunations Blog – New Moon March 6, 2019 Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

The New Moon occurs on March 6, 2019 at 11:04 a.m. EDT in the sidereal position of 21-Aquarius-40, Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra. Together with Uttara Bhadrapada these two nakshatras translate to “former” (purva) and “later” (Uttara) “lucky feet” (Bhadrapada). Their symbol is the front and back legs of a funeral cot. … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts February 19 – 25, 2019

Mercury conjoins Neptune February 19, 2019 at 1:37 am EST (1 of 3) Sun enters Shatabisha Nakshatra on February 19, 2019 at 12:37 pm EST for 13 days. Venus enters Uttara Ashada Nakshatra on February 21, 2019 at 16:03 EST for 11 days. Venus conjoins Pluto in Uttara Ashada Nakshatra … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts February 12 – 18 2019

Mars conjoins Uranus in Ashwini Nakshatra on February 13, 2019 at 1:19 am EST.  This is a good aspect for energizing and balancing chakras, working with kundalini and for all types of energetic healing remedies. It is especially good for doing work on the solar plexus chakra which is ruled … 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 14 – 20, 2019

Mars enters Revati Nakshatra on January 16, 2019 at 20:31 EST. The planet of courage and assertion enters the last nakshatra in Pisces. Here Mars taps into wisdom and the discriminatory intellect through the influence of Jupiter as ruler of Pisces and Mercury as ruler of Revati. Revati is the … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts December 7 – 14, 2018

Mars conjuncts Neptune on December 7, 2018 at 9:12 am EST.  Mars likes to take quick, independent, decisive action, but things with Neptune aren’t always clear. If you aren’t sure which course of action to take, and an immediate action is not necessary, wait until after December 24th when Mars … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts November 15 – 22, 2018

There are 4 planetary shifts on November 16th: 2 stations and 2 ingresses.   1) Venus stations Direct on Nov 16, 2018 at 5:50 AM EST 2) Sun enters sidereal Scorpio (Lahiri Ayanamsha) on Nov 16, 2018 at 8:03 AM EST where it joins Mercury and Jupiter. The exact conjunctions between these … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts November 1 – 6, 2018

November 2, 2018 at 5:09 pm EDT Mercury goes Out of Bounds until November 20th. When planets go Out of Bounds, their indications can become atypical. The regular significations can be extreme or they can become unpredictable or eccentric in their manifestations, acting in ways outside of their typical norm. … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts October 24 – 31, 2018

October 24, 2018 at 2:02 am EDT Sun enters Swati Nakshatra for 13 days.  The Sun is the natural karaka (significator or indicator) for Atman; the divine source within. It represents vitality and creativity. In Swati Nakshatra the Sun’s creativity is aroused through the arts, literature and music. Saraswati, the Goddess … Continue reading →