Planetary Transits April 1 – April 7

(Interpretations based on the Systemsʻ Approach to Vedic Astrology)

Notes:  Sun and Venus are conjunct until April 12th. Taurus, Scorpio, Virgo, Capricorn, and Pisces rising persons should be careful and patient.

Saturn is within three degrees of the ninth aspect of Rahu, March 23rd to Sept. 19th. Saturn represents the masses, immigrants, working-class persons, the elderly, and the poor and needy – along with manufacturing and agriculture. Rahu represents viruses, poisons, addictions, pandemics, and calamities.  Health care officials worry over another wave of Covid-19.

Where the Vedic Astrology Planets are this Week

Sun transits Pisces, from 17:32 to 24:26°. Sun is moving away from the influence of Venus, Saturn and Ketu. There should be relief for leaders, physicians, administrators and government officials.

Moon is waning and transits Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn and into Aquarius.

Mars transits Taurus, from 22:25 to 26:37°.  Mars moves away from the close conjunction with Rahu. This should be an improvement for the military, police, athletes, surgeons, engineers, executives, national security and property matters.

Mercury transits its debilitation sign, Pisces, from 00:41 to 13:17°. Be patient with stocks, finances, business, technology, communications and intellectual property.

Jupiter transits out of its debilitation sign, Capricorn, (where it has been since Nov. 20th) and into Aquarius on April 5th at 1:54 p.m. CDT.  Jupiter is co-dependent on its dispositor (landlord), Saturn, which is under the ninth aspect of Rahu. Continue to be patient with law, judges, jurors, religion, morality, education, husbands, children, publishing and advisory roles.

Jupiter Transits Aquarius

Venus transits its exaltation sign, Pisces, from 19:02 to 27:43°. This is favorable for women, medicine, luxuries, entertainment, and the fine, healing and performing arts. Venus begins to move away from the influence of Sun and Saturn, which should be helpful for same.

Saturn transits its own sign, Capricorn, from 17:14 to 17:45°. Saturn remains under the close ninth aspect of Rahu until April 28th. This is likely to cause issues for the masses, the elderly, the poor and needy, working-class persons, manufacturing and agriculture.

Rahu and Ketu transit Taurus and Scorpio, respectively and stationary, from 18:24 to 18:10°.   Persons, companies and countries with a rising sign between 19 and 17 degrees — or with any planets in even signs (Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces) in these same degrees, should be careful and patient.

The Impact of the Transit Planets for each “Rising Sign” (not “Sun Sign”)

Aries: Mars, ruling your chart, begins to move away from the close conjunction with Rahu. This brings some level of relief. Pets, children, investments and relationships, however, remain vulnerable to expenses and separations through April 14th. Additionally, during this time be patient to manage debts, disputes, health or legal issues. Expect income and friendships in the workplace.

Taurus: Consider a retreat or long-distance venture through mid-April. Make decisions, but avoid aggressive behavior. Gain from large organizations and authority figures — but avoid debts and disputes with same. Connect children, education and investments with income, friendships and siblings. Earn from writing, business, technology and communications. Good fortune is with you at work, but be vigilant to manage sudden issues during April.

Gemini: Be patient with income and friendships through April 13th. These are associated with losses, expenses or separations. Connect children, education, investments and entrepreneurial ventures with your career, and focus on business, technology and communications. Take a leadership position at work.  Ask for a raise or promotion. Work with women, medicine, luxuries, entertainment and the fine, healing or performing arts.

Cancer:  Expect some relief in the workplace. There may be gains, income and friendship connected with your career, but safeguard against sudden issues with same. Good fortune is on your side. Things should go well with your status, family, money, property, vehicles, home life and independent projects. Debts, disputes or other problems associated with relationships over the past year begin to dissipate.

Leo: Expect some relief in the workplace. Make decisions and consider property matters. After four months, relief is on the way with pets, children, education and investments. Focus on research, inheritance, windfalls, settlements, and ancient knowledge, but be patient with setbacks, transformations and entrepreneurial ventures — and to avoid accident through mid-April. Relationships are vulnerable to debts, disputes, health or legal issues through April.

Virgo: Focus on partnerships and joint ventures. There is likely both favorable and unfavorable events with same through mid-April. These include a lift with your status and family life, along with expenses and separations. Recent setbacks and issues with money and marriage begin to dissipate. Protect yourself against debts, disputes, health or legal issues through April.

Libra: Recent issues with relationships begins to dissipate. Be patient, however, as partnerships are vulnerable and go through transformations. Income and friendships, along with health and finances, may also be subject to stress or conflicts through mid-April. Your best bet is with property, vehicles, fixed assets and home life. Protect your mind, pets, children, education and investments through April.

Scorpio:  Expect income and friendships connected with pets, children, education and investments. Study writing, business, technology and communications. Be patient with losses, expenses and separations in the workplace. Recent stress relative to personal debts, disputes, health and legal problems dissipate. These issues, however, may still manifest in relationships through mid-April. Property, vehicles and home life may be subject to stress through April.

Sagittarius: Continue to take care of pets, children, education and investments through mid-April. Connect your career with home life. Income, friendships and good fortune support your assets, vehicles and family life. Consider a new car and redecorate your living quarters. Work on writing, business, technology and communications. Be vigilant with independent projects and entrepreneurial ventures through April.

Capricorn: Recent stress with property, vehicles and home life begins to dissipate. Consider property investments through mid-April. Be patient with setbacks and avoid accidents in the workplace – also through mid-April. Expect good fortune with independent projects involving writing, business, technology and communications. Be protective of your wealth, status and family life through April. These may be vulnerable to sudden issues.

Aquarius: Expect relief from recent stress with independent projects. Work out of your home on property matters and entrepreneurial ventures. Enjoy good fortune with partnerships and joint ventures. Speak up on finance, business and technology matters. Be patient for one week with income and friendships. You are likely ambitious and charismatic, but do not take chances during April. There is some risk of  losses, expenses, separations or hospitalization.

Pisces: Relationships are forefront. Consider new partnerships and joint ventures. Focus on writing, business, technology and communications. Exercise patience to manage debts, disputes, financial and health or legal issues – and to avoid accidents through mid-April. There may be sudden losses, expenses, separations or hospitalization during April. Just be careful and patient.

About the Author: David Hawthorne