Planetary Transits for April 3rd – April 9th

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Planetary Transits for April 3rd – April 9th

(Interpretations based on the Systemsʻ Approach to Vedic Astrology)

Notes:  Jupiter, in Aquarius, is under the close fifth aspect of Ketu through April 28th. This is NOT ideal for law, justice, religion, children, husbands, education and morality related to the masses, the elderly and humanitarian efforts.

These challenges, however, may also bring about a massive wave of spiritual awakening.

The good news is that Jupiter will be well-placed in its own sign of Pisces, from May 2022 through March 2023.  This should be favorable worldwide, especially for law and justice.

Transits for this Week:

Sun transits Pisces, from 19:13 to 26:06°.

Moon is waxing and transits Aries, Taurus, Gemini and into Cancer.

Mars transits out of its exaltation sign, Capricorn, and into Aquarius, April 7th at 5:45 a.m. EDT. Mars is closely conjunct Saturn until April 10th. Cancer, Virgo and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries (including USA and Russia) should be careful and patient.

Mars in Aquarius

Mercury transits out of its debilitation sign, Pisces, and into Aries, April 8th at 2:29 a.m. EDT.

Mercury Transits Aries

Jupiter transits Aquarius, from 27:38 to 29:15°. See “Notes” above.

Venus transits Aquarius, from 03:12 to 10:43°.

Saturn transits its own sign, Capricorn, from 28:04 to 28:40°.  Saturn is closely conjunct Mars until April 10th. Taurus, Virgo and Scorpio rising sign persons, companies and countries (including India) should be careful and patient.

Rahu and Ketu transit Aries and Libra, respectively, from 28:47 to 28:50°. Rahu and Ketu are now stationary in the 28° range until June 16th. This is NOT ideal worldwide, especially for people, companies, and countries with planets or a rising sign between 0 and 1 degrees in even signs (Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces) and between 26 and 30 degrees in odd signs (Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, and Aquarius) in these degrees, should be careful and patient. (Including Ukraine!)

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

Aries:  Stay focused on your career.  There should be income and friendships with same. Be patient to manage debts, disputes or health issues through April 7th. Pets, children, education and investments may be vulnerable to losses, expenses and separations through April 13th. Take care of father and religious figures and be careful with long-distance travel through April. Income and friendships, connected with your work, should be fairly favorable through March 2025.

Taurus: Be patient with your career for one week. There may be losses, expenses or separations – or long-distance ventures. There may also be debts, disputes or accidents in the workplace. Expect gains with property, vehicles and home life through April 13th. Gain from large, medical, spiritual or government organizations (income tax return?) and your leadership capabilities. Exercise care and patience. Delays, setbacks, or obstructions are likely through April.

Gemini: Focus on independent, entrepreneurial projects in the workplace. Take a leadership position and connect with authority figures and medical or government organizations. Connect home life with your career, writing, business, brokering, technology and communications. Be patient with setbacks with relationships, partnerships and joint ventures through April.  Expect a big lift with your career, May 1st through next March.

Cancer: Continue to enjoy your wealth, status, family life, and independent, entrepreneurial ventures though April 13th. Be vigilant in the workplace, however, to manage delays, setbacks or accidents. Same may hold true with property, vehicles and home life. Take care of your health and finances, and be patient to avoid debts and disputes with others through late April.

Leo:  Be patient this week with your wealth, status, speech and family. Continue to focus on research and knowledge through April 13th – but be vigilant to avoid accidents and to manage setbacks and obstructions. You may be feeling vulnerable. Expect a combination of favorable and unfavorable experiences with father and religious figures and/or long-distance travel. Connect independent projects with partnerships and joint ventures. Take care of your pets, children, education and investments through late April.

Virgo: Spend a few more days on partnerships and joint ventures.  Be patient, however, with losses, expenses and separations in relationships through April 13th. Be vigilant when speaking to avoid conflicts. Take care with debts, disputes, health or legal issues; these are vulnerable to setbacks and obstructions. Sorry to say, but property, vehicles and home life are also subject to severe stress through late April.

Libra:  Connect partnerships, joint ventures, and/or foreign lands, with property, vehicles, and home life. Focus on children, education and investments. Study the fine, healing or performing arts. You are likely feeling imaginative, inventive and unconventional. Be vigilant with income, friendships and older siblings through April 13th. These may involve debts, disputes, or health issues. Be patient with communications and entrepreneurial ventures through late April. Work on independent projects involving spirituality.

Scorpio: Be vigilant with property, vehicles and home life; these may be subject to debts, disputes, losses, expenses, separations or health issues.  Connect your career with children, education and spiritual pursuits. Study large, medical, spiritual or government organizations – along with writing, business, technology and communications. Be patient with your wealth, status, speech, and family life. These may be vulnerable through late April.

Sagittarius: Work out of your home on writing, business, technology and communications. Connect entrepreneurial ventures with children, education, investments and spiritual pursuits. Expect gains and income with these — associated with women and the fine, healing or performing arts. Good fortune and long-distance projects are with you through April 13th. Be patient with setbacks and obstructions through late April, except those involving spiritual practices.

Capricorn: Continue to expect progress with your career. You may be imaginative, inventive and unconventional. Your wealth, status, property, vehicles and home and family life are forefront and favorable. Be patient, however, with communications and independent, entrepreneurial activities; these may be vulnerable to setbacks though April 13th. Also, be vigilant to manage losses, expenses, separations and long-distance places through late April.

Aquarius: Consider a haircut, new clothes and/or a day spa. Women and the fine, healing or performing arts are forefront. Be patient with losses, expenses or separations with independent, entrepreneurial ventures. Expect a mixture of favorable and unfavorable influences with relationships, partnerships and foreign lands. Be patient with income, friendships and older siblings. These may be vulnerable to setbacks through late April.

Pisces:  Relationship remain forefront, but may be vulnerable to debts, disputes or health issues. Be patient with your wealth, status, speech and family life. These may be vulnerable to expenses, separations or long-distance places. Take care of your marriage, windfalls, inheritance, and insurance matters. These may be vulnerable. Take a leadership position, but be careful to avoid conflicts. There may be setbacks. obstructions or accidents at work through late April. Expect a lift with your career, however, May through March.

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: ( and do “Bhoota” and “Deva” “Yagyas” (charities and chants) for the planets that cause adverse effects in your horoscope.

Quote of the Week:

“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.  When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.”   — Ayurvedic Proverb.

Health Care Product of the Week:

Therapeutic Uses of Triphala in Ayurvedic Medicine

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Awakening Video of the Week:

A Retreat for Your Mind || Eckhart Tolle

Special Link for those who practice Transcendental Meditation: