Notes: Sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus are transiting between signs, and are weak in degrees. Moon and Mars are strong. Saturn is afflicted by Ketu. Sun is under the 5th aspect of Jupiter until April 14th — and Venus is under the 3rd aspect of Saturn until April 16th. Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Capricorn and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries (including USA) are likely under stress and should exercise care and patience.
Where the Vedic Astrology Planets are this Week
- Sun transits out of Pisces and into Aries on April 14th at 4:39 p.m., CDT. Sun is weak in degrees until April 19th. Leaders, presidents, physicians, administrators and governments should get extra rest. Sun is under the 5thaspect of Jupiter until April 14th. Taurus, Cancer, and Capricorn rising sign persons, companies and countries (including USA) may be under stress.
- Moon is waxing and transits Gemini, Cancer, Leo and Virgo.
- Mars transits Taurus, from 13:06 to 17:42°. Mars is outside the orb of influence of other planets. This should be favorable for the military, police, athletes, executives, fire fighters and property matters.
- Mercury transits out of Aquarius and into its debilitation sign, Pisces on April 12th at 6:54 a.m. Mercury is weak in degrees until April 16th. Be patient with stocks, finance, business, computers, technology, communications and intellectual property.
- Jupiter transits Sagittarius from 00:13 to 00:08°. Jupiter is weak in degrees until June 14th. This may cause issues with law, publishing, teaching, education, advisory roles and religious organizations.
- Venus transits out of Aquarius and into its exaltation sign, Pisces, on April 16th at 3:35 a.m. Venus is weak in degrees until April 20th. Exercise patience with women, romance, luxuries, vehicles, medicine, legal matters, finance, entertainment, and the fine, healing and performing arts. Venus is under the 3rd aspect of Saturn until April 16th. Cancer, Virgo, and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries (including USA) may be under stress.
- Saturn transits Sagittarius, from 26:06 to 26:16°. This connects law, religion and education with the elderly, the poor and needy, immigrants, agriculture, manufacturing and working-class persons. Saturn is closely conjunct Ketu for 28 weeks — from April 5th to October 18th. This rare and slow-moving transit is likely to cause significant problems worldwide.
- Rahu and Ketu transit Gemini and Sagittarius, respectively, from 27:55 to 27:28°. Those persons with planets in “odd” signs (Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, and Aquarius) between 25 to 29 degrees – or whenever Rahu or Ketu are within 5 degrees of anyone’s rising sign degree (in any house), or any planet (by aspect or conjunction) –- should be careful and patient.
The Impact of the Transit Planets for each “Rising Sign” (not “Sun Sign”):
- Aries: Focus on your status and family life. Speak up with courage. Gain from partnerships, joint ventures, foreign lands, women, luxuries and the fine, healing and performing arts. Be patient for a few days with expenses and separations with children, education and investments. Income and friendships are vulnerable through mid-Oct.
- Taurus: Expect income from property, vehicles, authority figures and large organizations. Connect your career with law, women, medicine and finance, but be vigilant to manage debts and disputes in the workplace. Gain from children, education, investments, writing, business, and technology. Be patient with career setbacks through mid-Oct.
- Gemini: Be patient with income and friendships through May 7th. Expect improvement next week with authority figures, large organizations and entrepreneurial activities. Expect good fortune with your children, education, and investments. Connect work with writing, business, and technology. Be vigilant with relationships through Oct.
- Cancer: Be patient with property, vehicles and home life. Expect gains at work and good fortune with writing, business, technology, communications and independent projects. Leadership projects are on the way. Be vigilant to manage research, language, marriage, windfalls, and inheritance — and to avoid accidents through mid-Oct.
- Leo: Be patient for a few more days and then expect a lift with your personal life. Connect independent projects with partnerships. Expect good fortune in the workplace and focus on property matters and executive decisions. Take care of your status and family life through May 3rd. Be vigilant with relationships through mid-Oct.
- Virgo: Focus on partnerships and joint ventures. Recent relationship issues dissipate. There may be good fortune with property. Be patient for a few days to avoid debts and disputes, and then expect a lift with your status and family life. Be vigilant to manage health, finances, and legal issues through mid-Oct.
- Libra: Focus on creative projects. Recent debts and disputes with income and friendships dissipate. Take care of relationships; these are subject to setbacks and disappointments. Be patient with expenses, separations and insomnia through May 3rd. Be vigilant to protect your children, education and investments through mid-Oct.
- Scorpio: Expect income and friendships connected with your children, education, investments and spiritual pursuits. Study writing, business and technology. Be patient with expenses and separations. Manage debts, disputes, health and legal issues with partnerships through May 3rd. Be vigilant with property, vehicles and home life through mid-Oct.
- Sagittarius: Expect good fortune with property, vehicles and home life. Connect income, women, and friendships with independent projects. Work on the fine, healing, and performing arts. Take care of your pets, children and investments through May 3rd. Be vigilant with communications and entrepreneurial ventures through mid-Oct.
- Capricorn: Focus on your career. Recent setbacks dissipate. Connect property, vehicles and home life with children, education and investments through May 3rd. Work on independent writing, business, technology and communications projects. Be vigilant to manage expenses, separations, and institutional life through mid-Oct.
- Aquarius: Enjoy another week of good fortune. Recent setbacks dissipate. Shift partnerships and joint ventures to independent projected associated with large organizations. Work out of your home on property and entrepreneurial activities. Be vigilant to protect your health and reputation through mid-Oct.
- Pisces: Expect a lift with relationships. Recent expenses and separations dissipate. Be patient with personal setbacks – relative to sleep patterns and long-distance ventures. Connect work with publishing, teaching and consulting. Focus on independent projects through May 3rd. Be vigilant to manage long-distance ventures and institutional life through mid-Oct.
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