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In the SAMVA* chart for the USA, transit 6th house ruler, Jupiter, is closely conjunct the 4th house ruler, Venus. This is likely to cause debts, disputes, mental tension, health and legal issues with property, the weather, and domestic peace through the national election, especially August 15 – October 15, when Jupiter and Venus are in close conjunction. (Cases in point: Wildfires in Colorado and California and the derecho in Iowa.)
* Systemsʻ Approach to Mundane Astrology (https://groups.io/g/samva).
In the chart for President Trump, the operating planet, Saturn, ruling the 7th house of marriage, partnerships, joint ventures and foreign lands, is transiting his 6th house of debts, disputes, health and legal issues through April 2022. This is clearly not ideal for domestic and international relationships.
Moreover, transit Rahu and Ketu will afflict 5 planets, (Sun, Moon, Jupiter, Rahu and Ketu) from mid-September through November. This indicates serious problems during the campaign and most likely an eclipse of his reelection.
Speculation remains with the birth time and horoscope for Vice President Biden; no prediction with his chart can be made with absolute confidence.
Where the Vedic Astrology Planets are this Week
- Sun transits its own sign, Leo, from 03:30 to 10:15°. Sun is under the 7th aspect of Ketu until August 24th. This brings spirituality to the world, but leaders, physicians, administrators and governments are subject to delays, setbacks, obstructions and disappointments.
- Moon is waxing and transits Leo, Virgo, Libra and Scorpio.
- Mars transits its own sign, Aries, from 01:03 to 02:40°. Mars is under the 5th aspect of Ketu, until mid-Sept. This is not ideal for sports, surgeons, the military, police, property, construction, engineering, executives, et al. Stay well-rested and do your best to avoid conflicts.
- Mercury transits Leo, from 06:08 to 19:36°. Mercury is co-dependent on the Sun, which is under the influence of Ketu. This brings spiritual experiences to the world, but is likely to cause setbacks with stocks, business, technology, communications, and intellectual property.
- Jupiter transits its own sign of Sagittarius, from 24:09 to 23:42°. Jupiter is in good strength, which should be helpful for the law, religion and education. Jupiter is under the 7th aspect of Venus until August 29th. Taurus, Scorpio and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries should be careful and patient.
- Jupiter is in retrograde motion until Sept. 13th. The adverse effects of this transit are only for Taurus, Cancer and Capricorn rising sign persons, companies and countries (including USA) – and only when Jupiter is within 5 degrees of the rising sign degree (in any house) or another planet by aspect or conjunction.
- Venus transits Gemini, from 17:56 to 25:06°. Venus is under the 7th aspect of Jupiter until August 29th. Taurus, Cancer and Capricorn rising sign persons, companies, and countries (including USA) should be careful and patient.
- Saturn transits Capricorn, from 02:25 to 02:03°. Saturn is in retrograde motion, May 11 – Sept. 29. The adverse effects of this transit are only for Cancer, Virgo and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries (including USA) – and only when Saturn is within 5 degrees of the rising sign degree (in any house) or another planet by aspect or conjunction.
- Rahu and Ketu transit Gemini and Sagittarius, respectively, from 03:08 to 02:39°. Persons, companies and countries with planets in “odd” signs (Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius) between 1 and 4 degrees — or whenever Rahu or Ketu are within 5 degrees of their 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: Expect both highs and lows with your children, education and investments through August. Connect relationships with entrepreneurial ventures involving women and the fine, healing and performing arts. Good fortune is on your side through October. Mars, ruling your chart is under the 5th aspect of Ketu through mid-Sept. Exercise care and patience and focus on your guru and spiritual practices.
- Taurus: Connect children, education, and investments with property, vehicles and home life. Turn your house into a palace and work out of your home on writing, business, technology and communications. Be vigilant to avoid disputes. Be patient with expenses, separations or insomnia through mid-Sept. There may be a windfall before mid-Nov. Expect good fortune at work, for the most part, through April 2022.
- Gemini: Connect property, vehicles, home life, writing, business and communications with entrepreneurial ventures. Expect success through mid-September. Focus on your appearance and buy new clothes. Income and friendships may be under stress through mid-Sept. Connect these with your spiritual life. Focus on joint ventures through October. Father/religious figures are vulnerable through April 2022. There may be a windfall or inheritance as well.
- Cancer: Speak up as an authority figure. Expect status with writing, business, communications, and intellectual property. Be patient with expenses with property, vehicles and home life through August. Be vigilant in the workplace to manage stress and setbacks through mid-Sept. There may be some protection with debts, disputes, health and legal issues through October.
- Leo: Take a leadership position and focus on writing, business and communications. Expect gains from independent projects with women and the fine, healing or performing arts. Take care of father figures through mid-Sept. Your best bet is with children, education and investments through October. Be vigilant with partnerships through April 2022; these are vulnerable to debts, disputes, health or legal issues.
- Virgo: Connect your career with women and the fine, healing or performing arts. Be patient with expenses, separations or insomnia through August 20th. Consider a retreat through Sept. 1st. Connect marriage with home life and spirituality. There may be monetary setbacks through mid-Sept. Your best bet is with property, vehicles and home life through October.
- Libra: Gain from writing, business, communications, and large, medical or government organizations through mid-Sept. Focus on your spiritual practices. Some of you may be on a long-distance journey during August. Be vigilant to manage partnerships and joint ventures through mid-Sept. Work on independent projects through mid-November. Teach, publish, and advise.
- Scorpio: Expect gains at work. Take a leadership position and connect with authority figures and large organizations. Focus on business and communications. Ask for a raise or promotion; there may be an award or recognition. Be patient with expenses, separations, insomnia or foreign lands through August. Manage debts, disputes or health issues through mid-Sept. Teach, publish and advise through October.
- Sagittarius: Be patient with your career. On the other hand, expect gains from joint ventures through August. Expect good fortune in general, mid-August to mid-Sept. There may also be a lift with your children, education and investments, also mid-August through Sept. Teach, publish and advise through mid-November.
- Capricorn: Be patient at work to manage debts, disputes, fire or theft — and take care of father figures — through August. Be vigilant with property, vehicles and home life to manage expenses and separations through mid-Sept. On the other hand, there may also be a windfall. Consider retreats, institutions or long-distance ventures through October. Status and family life are on your side through April 2022.
- Aquarius: Expect highs and lows with relationships. There may be setbacks, accidents or obstructions through the end of the month, and successful partnerships and joint ventures through mid-Sept. Connect spirituality with entrepreneurial ventures – but be patient with obstructions. Teach, publish and advise through mid-Nov. Consider a retreat, ashram, institution, relocation or foreign land through April 2022.
- Pisces: Manage debts, disputes, or health issues connected with partnerships or long-distance ventures. Redecorate your home, but be patient with setbacks and to avoid accidents with property, vehicles and home life through August. Connect your status and family life with spirituality – but be patient with setbacks through mid-Sept. Focus on your career though mid-November. Teach, publish, consult and advise.