Lunations Blog – New Moon February 4, 2019 Shravana Nakshatra

The New Moon occurs on February 4, 2019 at 16:04 EST in Shravana Nakshatra at 21Capricorn38 (sidereal Lahiri). The New Moon is an excellent time for setting intentions for the month ahead and cultivating the energy that is inherent in the seeds of a new lunar cycle. Shravana is a … Continue reading →

Lunations Blog – Full Moon January 21, 2019 Pushya Nakshatra Lunar Eclipse

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse at 06-Cancer-44 (sidereal Lahiri) in Pushya Nakshatra on January 21, 2019 at 12:16 am EST.  Lunar eclipses occur when the Full Moon is conjunct one of its nodes (Rahu or Ketu) and the Sun is conjunct the opposite Node. This Lunar eclipse is conjunct Rahu because … 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 November 29 – December 6, 2018

Venus opposes Uranus on Nov 30, 2018 at 9:12 PM EST (Venus/Chitra Uranus/Ashwini) Venus is the planet of the senses, desires, pleasures, and happiness. Venus is the teacher of the Asuras (not Gods). Uranus is the planet of change, innovation, awakening to what lies beyond the agreed upon Saturnian reality … 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 →

Planet Shifts October 16 – 23, 2018

October 16, 2018 at 2:41 pm EDT Neptune retrogresses into Shatabisha Nakshatra where it remains until the beginning of January. Neptune is a trans-personal or collective planet that represents illusions, dissolution, dreams, escapism, removal of boundaries, the dissolving of things or matters, nebulous unseen forces, spiritual mysteries, oceans, and the … Continue reading →

Planet Shifts October 8 – 15, 2018

New Moon October 8, 2018 at 11:47 pm EDT in Hasta Nakshatra. Visit my Lunations Blog for information on how to align your objective with the cosmos this month. Hint, it is all about actualizing our dharma. October 10, 2018 at 8:38 am EDT Mercury enters Swati Nakshatra for nine … Continue reading →

Lunar Cycle of October 8 – November 6, 2018

The New Moon occurs at 11:47 PM EDT on October 8, 2018. New Moons in general are a great time for starting new projects, initiating good habits into your life, and new beginnings of any kind. However, since the Moon is dark, combust and invisible when New, it is not … Continue reading →

Introduction to Planet Shifts Blog

Jumping right into a quarter lunation cycle blog that tells the ingresses, stations, and aspects as they change would leave out information of the slower moving factors that will not change for months or years. Since this would leave out information of the energies available to us from those planets … 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 →