(Interpretations based on the Systemsʻ Approach to Vedic Astrology)
Notes: Mercury is under the close 9th aspect of Rahu until March 7th. This may cause issues with stocks, finance, business, technology, communications, health and computer viruses.
Jupiter is also under the close 9th aspect of Rahu until March 8th. This is likely challenging for most everyone – and represents issues with law, judges, banking, religion, morality, education, husbands, children, publishing, teaching and advisory roles.
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Where the Vedic Astrology Planets are this Week
Sun transits Aquarius, from 12:42 to 19:43°. This connects the government with the elderly, the masses, the poor and needy, immigrants and working-class persons. Sun is in good strength and outside the orb of influence of other planets. This should also be helpful for leaders, physicians, administrators and governments.
Moon is waxing/waning and transits Cancer, Leo, Virgo, and Libra. The full Moon is in Leo, Feb. 27th at 2:16 a.m. CST.
Mars transits Taurus, from 01:52 to 05:54°. Mars is weak in degrees until March 2nd. Be patient with the military, police, athletes, engineers, executives, national security, and property matters.
Mercury transits Capricorn, from 17:48 to 22:34°. Mercury is under the 9th aspect of Rahu until March 7th. Be vigilant with stocks, finance, business, technology, and communications, along with health and computer viruses. Mercury is closely conjunct Jupiter until March 10th. Taurus, Cancer and Capricorn rising sign persons, companies and countries (including USA) should be careful and patient.
Jupiter transits its debilitation sign, Capricorn from 21:36 to 23:11°. Jupiter is closely conjunct Mercury until March 10th. Aries, Libra and Aquarius rising sign persons should be careful and patient. Jupiter is under the 9th aspect of Rahu until March 8th — and is in its debilitation sign, Capricorn, until April 5th. This is not ideal for law, judges, jurors, religion, morality, education. (Plot Revealed to Harm to Supreme Court Associate Justice Sotomayor.)
Venus transits Aquarius, 05:28 to 14:13°. This should be favorable for women, romance, luxuries, and the fine, healing and performing arts.
Saturn transits its own sign, Capricorn, from 13:54 to 14:39°. This is a strong position for Saturn, which should be helpful for the elderly, the masses, the poor and needy, working-class persons, immigrants, minority groups, agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing, and the oil, gas and minerals industries.
Rahu and Ketu transit Taurus and Scorpio, respectively and stationary, from 22:18 to 21:13°. Persons, companies and countries with a rising sign between 23 and 20 degrees — or with any planets in even signs (Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces) in these same degrees, should be careful and patient through mid-Feb.
The Impact of the Transit Planets for each “Rising Sign” (not “Sun Sign”)
Aries: Focus on your wealth, status and family life. Gain from women, children, education, investments, large organizations, authority figures and the fine, healing or performing arts. Expect income and friendships, but be patient to manage debts, disputes, fire or theft at work. Watch your health, finances and legal issues as well. Partnerships and joint ventures are favorable. Father figures and long-distance journeys are vulnerable through March 8th.
Taurus: Take a leadership position and connect with authority figures and large organizations. Be mindful to manage debts, disputes, fire or theft in the workplace. Do not take risks or chances. Be vigilant to protect your children, education and investments – and to avoid accidents through March 8th. Expenses, separations, retreats, institutions or foreign lands are forefront through April 13th.
Gemini: Be vigilant with relationships; these are subject to sudden losses, accidents or obstructions. Expect a mixture of setbacks and good fortune with pets, children, education, investments, communications, and entrepreneurial ventures. Property, vehicles and home life are also vulnerable to sudden issues. Income and friendships are subject to losses, expenses and separations through April 13th.
Cancer: Be vigilant with debts, disputes, health or legal issues through March 8th. There may also be setbacks with property, vehicles and home life. Be patient with communications and independent projects. Connect entrepreneurial ventures with partnerships or foreign lands. Count on income and friendships connected with your work and your organizing skills through April 13th.
Leo: Protect your pets, children, education, and investments through March 8th. These are likely vulnerable to debts, disputes or health issues. Be careful when speaking and with your food choices to avoid similar issues. Connect independent projects with partnerships and joint ventures, but safeguard against conflicts and financial obligations. Your best bet is with your career; expect good fortune through April 13th.
Virgo: Be vigilant to manage sudden issues with property, vehicles and home life through March 8th. Focus on your pets, children, education, investments and spiritual pursuits. You may be ambitious and charismatic – but do not take chances! Be careful with what you say and eat to avoid debts, disputes and health issues. Be patient with expenses, separations, sleep patterns and foreign lands.
Libra: Be patient with sudden losses, expenses and separations. There may also be setbacks with communications and entrepreneurial ventures through March 8th. Expect gains with your pets, children, education, investments and spiritual pursuits. Partnerships and joint ventures are subject to setbacks or accidents – or even a windfall — through April 13th.
Scorpio: Work out of your home, but be patient with expenses and separations with property, vehicles and home life. There may also be sudden issues with income, siblings, friendships, and your wealth, status and family life through March 8th. Be patient with partnerships and joint ventures. These are subject to debts, disputes, health or legal issues through April 13th.
Sagittarius: Be vigilant to manage sudden issues with your career, health, appearance, and reputation through March 8th. Expect gains, income, friendships and good fortune connected with communications and entrepreneurial ventures. Work with women, large organizations, authority figures, and the fine, healing or performing arts. Your mind, children, education and investments may be vulnerable to stress through April 13th.
Capricorn: Be vigilant to manage sudden expenses and separations. There may also be issues with father figures and long-distance journeys. Success is seen with your career, women and the fine, healing or performing arts. Speak up as an authority figure, but be patient with setbacks with your status and family life. Consider investments with property, vehicles and home life through April 13th.
Aquarius: Be vigilant to manage sudden issues with income, friendships, older siblings, marriage, windfalls, inheritance, and legal or insurance settlements – and to avoid accidents. Women, partnerships and joint ventures are forefront. Get a haircut, buy new clothes, and focus on the fine, healing or performing arts. Work out of your home on property and entrepreneurial ventures through April 13th.
Pisces: Be vigilant to manage sudden issues with travel, partnerships, joint ventures, nd your professional life through March 8th. Take care of debts, disputes, health or legal issues through March 13th. There may also be expenses or separations against marriage, windfalls or inheritance through March 15th. Your best bet is to focus on communications and independent projects through April 13th.
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