Thursday, September 27, 2012

The Equinox

The equinox occured on September 22 at 14:50 GMT. Its chart shows developing tensions in the world through the fall quarter.

The outstanding aspects are as follows:
The Sun is quincunx Neptune, and is applying to opposition Uranus and square Pluto, Pluto and Uranus being exactly square one another.
The Moon, with Mars behind her, is applying to sextile Saturn, then dexter square Sun, conjunct Pluto and square Uranus. Moon dexter square Sun denotes forced breakthrough.
Venus is applying to square Mars, with Mars conjunct the most malefic star in the heavens, Serpentis.
The North Lunar Node is 28 degrees Scorpio 54 minutes, and Saturn is 28 degrees Libra 29 minutes. Saturn and the North Lunar Node are applying to exactly the same degree and minute denoting a fatality. There may be one or more false flag events.
Moon is in her 19th Mansion, Azarala, a turbulent place in the heavens. Its mood is adventurous and unsettled.
The most interesting planetary position is Mars at 19 degrees Scorpio conjunct Serpentis. It causes violence, quarrels, lying, crime, and violent deaths possibly by poisoning. Political intreague is rife with violence.

The Sun and Moon applying to hard aspect with one another and with Pluto and Uranus are showing developing conditions of extreme discord and tension in the world.
Venus square Mars conjunct Serpentis is extremely treacherous. Mars is in the most malefic degree in the zodiac, 19 Scorpio.

The chart of Britain has Mars afflicted in the 10th house. Mars rules the 3rd house, Venus, who squares Mars is in the 7th house and rules the 9th house. There will be violent arguing and much trouble in the Government, and loud protests on the streets. Mars afflicted in the 10th house also denotes the possibilty of war.
In this chart, the Moon is in the 12th house, and the Sun is in the 8th house; Pluto is in the 12th house, and Uranus is in the 2nd house. Much turbulence is related to the economic conditions, especially as relates to the public welfare, hospitals, and medicine. The people are upset, and crime is on the rise. Mars behind the Moon shows changes accompanied by fighting.

The chart of the EU, from Bruxelles has Mars in the 9th house right behind the Mid Heaven, denoting international quarreling that affects the Governance of the EU. According to charts made for Greece, it is very possible that Greece will default later this Fall; December looks likely. The Moon in the EU equinox chart is in the 11th house, Pluto in the 12th house and Uranus in the 2nd. The EU Parliament is running into a jam over economic issues involving losses of money. Great turmoil will continue to grow in western Europe.

The chart of the US from DC has Mars in the 1st house conjunct the Ascendent, Venus is in the 9th house. This makes what is called a zodiac square and mundane trine. It means that discordant conditions can work to our favor. It also means that trouble involves us with matters abroad. Mars conjunct Serpentis is a sign of violence, quarreling, and increasing crime in the country. In the political arena it shows an increase in outrageous lying. This is the most evil position for Mars. Beware of epidemics; Mars rules the 6th house-of-health. Mars is in Scorpio. Scorpio is ruled by Pluto. Uranus is exalted in Scorpio. Pluto and Uranus are exactly square in this chart. Sickness is developing. Venus in the 9th house square Mars denotes infections from abroad. Mars in Scorpio points to contaminated liquids, rains included, also vermin, and sexually transmitted diseases. Mars in the 1st house afflicted brings out discontentment among the people, riots, fires, crime and ill-health. The North Lunar Node is in the 1st house and Saturn is in the 12th house to confirm predicted danger of violence. Saturn in the 12th house acts stealthily from behind the scenes. Saturn rules the 3rd house, and links this to the streets and to transportation.
The Lunation chart just prior to the November election shows the Democrats strongly favored.

The transit of Pluto to 10 degrees Capricorn toward the end of 2012 and into 2013 will strongly affect the Euro-Zone and the UK, compounding already complicated matters, and bringing the EU closer to being reorganized. The chart of the EU (Nov. 1, 1993) is severely afflicted, and fortells the crisis it is in, and the probability of coming breakings up.

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Chinese astrological-I Ching view of the equinox

The year, month, day and hour of this fall equinox reduced to a hexagram gives us hexagram 45, Gathering. While the day and month are in a relationship of conflict, suggesting an atmosphere of general discord, this is a fortunate hexagram for fall. The hexagram has the image of a carp. When the carp jumps over the dragon gate it meets with success. This is a good time for making improvements, for perseverance, to make great efforts, and to see influential people. You must achieve self-renewal by inner efforts.

The hexagram is ruled by yin Metal. Yin Metal is the power of reflection. It means charm and illusion. It is artful. This is a time for socializing, parties, and polite interaction. Yin Metal is wine and perfume. It is also the cutting edge of fashion. Look and act your best to tune in and make progress. Trust your feelings but don't over estimate your luck. If it comes to contracts make sure you read the small print. This is a romantic period, but it could also come to naught when the glamor wears off. Reflect.

The total count of elements in the Hexagram with the day and month is 5 Metals, 2 Waters, 3 Woods, 6 Fires, and 7 Earths. Earth is strongest. The hexagram needs to build Water. Strong Earth shows lots of building up of resources. But, if the resources are not used correctly the energy will become stiffled and  give cause for grief. Building Water means building up your business. Focus on, and put your energy into your creative interests. Find avenues for expressing yourself in productive ways. Wood element is good. That means that money is circulating. The 6 Fires against the yin Metal advise bravely, but politely taking a stand in face of challenges. Diplomacy is essential.

The 'Self' line of the Hexagram is Snake. The day is Dog, and the month is Rooster. Self must produce. This may be exhausting. Neither the hexagram nor the trigram in which this Snake is found support Snake. Snake is facing Dog and Rooster. This means that without nourishment Snake must build in order to gain. Don't ask for too much; go forward with what resources you already have. Snake is lucky, nonetheless. It has a good relationship with Rooster. Good fortune comes in the long run if you play your cards right. Be far-sighted, not short sighted.

The advice is to have a goal, to specialize, to be receptive to spiritual impulses and let yourself be drawn into what you instnctively know you should be doing. Don't second guess yourself. Inner work for self-improvement will help you achieve a better foundation if you need it. You must rely on and trust your own resources while allowing yourself to be drawn into what feels most appropriate. Face whatever challenges you meet courageously.

In feng shui the hexagram points to the North area of your home, room, or office. Put something green in the North to encourage harmony and encourage the development of money.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Conflict between China and Japan, and astrological view

China has ordered military forces to prepare for combat with Japan over the disputed islands. Anti-Japanese protests in China have turned violent. Will there be armed conflict between China and Japan? A horary chart was drawn in New York on September 18, 2012 at 8:40 PM to find out.

The chart has Venus, ruler of the 1st house in the 4th applying to square Mars, ruler of the 7th house, in the 7th house. This is a classical indication of war: the rulers of the 1st and 7th houses applying to an afflictive aspect from angles. It will not come as a surprise if military action is taken and fire is exchanged.

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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Virgo new moon in mundane astrology

The New Moon occured on September 16 at 3:12 AM GMD. The New Moon was at 23 degrees Virgo. It marks the final lunation of the summer quarter, and it interacts very tightly with the planetary positions in the summer solstice chart  (June 21, at 00:10 AM GMD).

We find the Sun and Moon at this lunation exactly conjunct the summer solstice Mars at 23 degrees Virgo, which, in the charts for the UK and the EU, was in the 7th house. The lunation therefore brings out a militant spirit in Europe. There will be plenty of arguing. The lunation Sun and Moon are also sextile the summer solstice Mercury in the 5th house, and the summer solstice Mercury was sextile Mars. The summer solstice Mercury and Mars aspected by this New Moon spells diplomatic quarreling coming up in Europe.

Mars in the New Moon chart is exactly trine the summer solstice position of the Moon at 15 degrees Cancer in the 5th house. This confirms heated diplomatic discussions. It is also bad for women and children in Europe. Be careful of violence. Also be careful of violence in places of public amusement such as theaters. There could also be trouble and fights in schools.

In the New Moon chart we have Uranus in the 9th house square Pluto in the 5th. This shows that international diplomatic relations are strained.

The New Moon in the charts of the UK and EU is in the 2nd house showing where the new developments are happening. They concern economic issues. Conjunct the summer solstice Mars in the 7th house, and sextile Mercury in the 5th, these issues involve fighting. The protests in Europe are heating up.

Jupiter in the New Moon chart is in the 11th house exactly quincunx Mars in the 4th showing money being given out for a lost cause. The 11th house is the parliament; the 4th house is housing. There are many homeless people; money is being mismanaged, and is is not helping. Th Government does not take the plight of the poor and homeless seriously enough.

Venus in the New Moon chart is in the 12th house trine Uranus in the 9th showing benefits to religious institutions and charities such as hospitals. Venus is quincunx Pluto while Uranus is square Pluto, Pluto being in the 5th house. This shows poverty adversely affecting the health of children all over the UK and in Europe.

Saturn in the New Moon chart is conjunct the nadir, and Mars is in the 4th house. Both of these show difficulties affecting the affairs of the Governments. It also shows bad weather for agriculture, and denotes potential earthquakes and mining accidents. Land and building operations, and the property markets suffer. Housing is a major issue.

The New Moon in Washington DC is in the 5th house showing diplomatic affairs heating up there as well as in Europe. The New Moon in the 5th house also shows new developments in the area of the stock market, speculating, and entertainments. With Jupiter in the 1st house, and Mercury, ruler of the 2nd house in the 5th, we can see the stock market going up. Jupiter quincunx Mars in the 6th also shows an increase in jobs coming this month. Venus is in the 4th house conjunct the nadir. This denotes generally fine weather, success in agricultural affairs, and favorable conditions for real estate matters. But Neptune retrograde in the 10th house warns against real estate fraud. This is a very risky time to buy. Neptune retrograde in the 10th house also points to false rumors circulating amongst members of the Congress against the President.

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Saturday, September 1, 2012

North Lunar Node in Scopio

The north lunar node has entered Scorpio. This marks the mid-point in the business cycle, the lowest point being when the north node is in Aquarius and the highest point being when it is in Leo.

The north node was in Aquarius during the crash in 2007/2008. The high point will be in 2017 - 2018. In 2018 the north node goes into Cancer. The real estate market is positively effected by the north node in Cancer. A coming lowering in real estate prices notwithsanding, real estate prices will rise again toward 2018 - 2020.

In general, with the node moving from Scopio northward the markets and business in general does pick up naturally. Notwithstanding periodic recessions, especially due to the banking mess, the business cycle is going to improve and continue to expand even as far out as the mid 2020s. The north node returns to Aquarius in 2026 which could signal perilous times.

History has proved that every time Uranus transits Gemini the US is attacked, and engaged in war. The first time was the Revolution. The second time was the Civil War. The third time was WWII. The fourth time starts in 2026 and runs on to 2033. Pluto enters Aquarius at the end of 2024. With Pluto and the north node in Aquarius, and then Uranus in Gemini, we can see a more challenging crisis developing in the world having to do with a need for social, business, and economic reorganization. All the mistakes made between the mid-teens and mid-twenties will come home, like the proverbial chickens, to roost. When the square aspect between Uranus and Pluto clears toward 2016 we will see an upsurge in business. If the same spirit of greed that we see now persists, the consequences of those mistakes will be all the more terrible. The US open to attack in that time suggests, among other things, cyber warfare. The cutting edge of technology, therefore, should be in the direction of independent energy and communications systems that don't depend on connection to the grid. Whether business follows this wisdom or not is to be seen.

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