Astroview Weekly Column
Planetary Transits for February 13th – February 19th
(Interpretations based on the Systemsʻ Approach to Vedic Astrology)
The increasing strength of Jupiter:
Jupiter’s transit in and out of its debilitation sign, Capricorn, for about 20 months is over. Jupiter has regained strength, so we are seeing signs of a coming prolonged period of support for law and justice, This is likely to come to fruition when Jupiter is in its own sign, Pisces, mid-April 2022 to mid-April 2023.
Transits for this Week:
Sun transits Aquarius from 00:20 to 07:24°. Sun is weak in degrees until Feb. 17th. Presidents, leaders, physicians, administrators, and governments should get extra rest.
Moon is waxing/waning and transits Gemini, Cancer, Leo and into Virgo. The full Moon is in Leo, Feb. 16th at 11:56 a.m., CST.
Mars transits Sagittarius, from 20:14 to 25:24°. Mars is strong in degrees. This should be favorable for the military, police, dentists, surgeons, athletes, builders, executives, architects, fire fighters and property matters.
Mars is closely conjunct Venus until March 20th. Taurus, Scorpio, and Pisces rising sign persons, companies, and countries (including India) should be careful and patient.
Mercury transits Capricorn, from 04:23 to 11:21°. Mercury remains under the ninth aspect of Rahu until Feb. 16th. Be vigilant with stocks, writing, business, finance, technology, and communications. These are vulnerable to sudden issues and massive swings.
Jupiter transits Aquarius, from 15:55 to 17:35°. This should be favorable for law, banking, religion, education, teaching, publishing, and advisory roles. Jupiter is in Aquarius until April 13th.
Venus transits Sagittarius, from 20:54 to 24:59°. This should be favorable for women, medicine, luxuries, entertainment, transportation and the fine, healing and performing arts. Venus is closely conjunct Mars until March 20th. Taurus, Virgo, and Scorpio rising sign persons, companies, and countries (including India) should be careful and patient.
Saturn transits its own sign, Capricorn, from 22:47 to 23:37°. This is favorable for the masses, the elderly, immigrants, and working-class persons – along with manufacturing, agriculture and the oil, gas, and minerals industries.
Rahu and Ketu transit their exaltation signs Taurus and Scorpio, respectively, from 03:30 to 02:08°. People, companies, and countries with a rising sign between 0 to 4 degrees — or with any planets in even signs (Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces) also in these degrees, should be careful and patient. (Including USA.)
The Impact of the Transit Planets for each “Rising Sign” (not “Sun Sign”)
Aries: Continue to enjoy good fortune with marriage, partnerships, and joint ventures. These are associated with income, friendships, and your professional life. There are also likely gains with pets, children, education, investments, authority figures and large organizations through mid-March. Be vigilant, however, to manage debts, disputes, health, or legal issues in the workplace through March 5th. Gain from teaching, publishing, and advisory roles through mid-April.
Taurus: Connect property, vehicles, and fixed assets with your career. Take a leadership position at work and reach out to authority figures and large organizations. Expect an improvement with pets, children, education, and investments. Manage debts, disputes, health, or legal issues and be patient with expenses, separations, insomnia, intimacy — and foreign lands through March 20th. Teach, publish, and advise in the workplace through mid-April.
Gemini: Expect improvement with communications, authority figures, and independent entrepreneurial activities. Be patient, however, with setbacks with property, vehicles, fixed assets, and home life through March 5th. Expect income and friendships associated with partnerships and joint ventures – and also connected with pets, children, education and investments. Teach, publish, and advise through mid-April – but be patient with delays, setbacks, or obstructions.
Cancer: Connect communications and independent projects with partnerships, joint ventures and/or foreign lands through March 5th. Be patient, however, with your wealth, status and family life through mid-March; these may be vulnerable or subject to delays and setbacks. Be vigilant at work to manage debts, disputes, health or legal issues through Feb. 25th. Similar issues may also be associated with women, property, vehicles and home life through Feb. 26th. Take care of your health and finances — and do your best to stay out of conflicts through mid-April.
Leo: Focus on marriage, partnerships, joint ventures, and/or foreign lands through mid-March. Expect fluctuations ranging from stress to good fortune with independent projects, entrepreneurial ventures, father and religious figures, and long-distance journeys. These are also associated with children, education and investments. Be patient to manage your wealth, status and family life through March 5th. These may be subject to debts, disputes, health or legal issues.
Virgo: Focus on your pets, children, education, investments and spiritual pursuits through March 5th. Be patient, however, with losses, expenses, separations, insomnia, intimacy, institutional situations and international ventures through mid-March. There may also be vulnerability with your wealth, status and family life through March 20th. Be patient with property, vehicles, fixed assets and home life through mid-July to manage possible debts, disputes, health or legal issues.
Libra: Focus on communications, independent projects, and/or entrepreneurial ventures – associated with marriage, partnerships, joint ventures or foreign lands – through Feb. 26th. Be patient, however, with expenses and separations with property, vehicles and fixed assets through March 5th. Expect gains, income and friendships with pets, children, education, investments and spiritual pursuits through mid-March. Think big. Study large organizations. Invest in gold or government bonds. Expect some level of good fortune through mid-April.
Scorpio: Work on your home, or out of your home, on career opportunities through mid-March. Turn your house into a palace. Expect gains from independent projects and entrepreneurial ventures, connected with stocks writing, business, brokering, and communications through March 5th. On the other hand, take care of your health and finances, and be patient with possible losses, expenses, separations, insomnia, and intimacy – and to avoid disputes — through March 20th. Teach, publish and advise from home through mid-April.
Sagittarius: Be courageous and competitive — and make decisions. Focus on pets, children, education, investments, spiritual pursuits, women, income, and friendships. These, along with the fine, healing or performing arts are forefront and favorable through Feb. 26th. Work on writing, business and communications and enjoy status with your professional life through March 5th. Expect good fortune with independent projects and entrepreneurial ventures – connected with teaching, publishing and advisory roles through mid-March.
Capricorn: Be patient with work, property, vehicles, fixed assets, and home life. These may be vulnerable to losses, expenses, and separations through Feb. 26th. On the other hand, good fortune is forefront through March 5th. Focus on stocks, writing, finances, business, technology, and communications. Be a messenger! Speak up as an authority figure — but be patient to manage setbacks or obstructions through mid-March. Teach, publish, and advise through mid-April.
Take care of father and religious figures, and with long-distance journeys. These may be vulnerable to sudden issues. Recent setbacks begin to dissipate. Focus on writing, business, technology and communications. Connect your career, property, vehicles and home life with foreign lands. Be patient, however, with losses, expenses and separations. Speak up as a teacher, publisher or consultant through mid-April.
Aquarius: Expect good fortune, income and friendships associaeted with communications, independent projects and entrepreneurial projects through Feb. 25th. Gain from property, your executive skills, and the fine, healing or performing arts. Be patient, however, with marriage, windfalls, inheritance, and insurance matters, and to avoid accidents through March 5th. Relationships are forefront through mid-March. Take a leadership position. Teach, publish and advise through mid-April. Consider a retreat or international venture — and be patient with expenses and separations through April.
Pisces: Connect your career with men and women who are like brothers and sisters. Consider property matters and the fine, healing or performing arts in the workplace — and make executive decisions. Be patient, however, to manage delays and setbacks and to avoid accidents at work through Feb. 26th. Expect income and friendships and gain from writing, business, brokering and communications through March 5th. There may also be expenses, separations or long-distance ventures with your career through mid-April.
Note: Planetary remedies add a protective covering to life. Strengthen your favorable planets (with color and gemstone therapy and/or the mystical pendant known as the kavach: (https://planetarysara.com/mystical-pendants-kavaches/) and do “Bhoota” and “Deva” “Yagyas” (charities and chants) for the planets that cause adverse effects in your horoscope.Quote of the Week:
“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
Awakening Video of the Week:
Handling Challenging Social Interactions and Unconscious Minds — Eckhart Tolle