Note1: Sun is debilitated in Libra; Mars is exalted in Capricorn; Jupiter is weak in degrees; Venus is in its own sign, Libra. Rahu and Ketu are NOT causing adverse effects. Mixed results are likely.
Sun and Venus are closely conjunct until Oct. 29th. Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces rising sign persons should get extra rest.
Note 2: In the LEO chart for President Trump, Mars continues its 4-month transit through his unfavorable 6th house. This could indicate debts, disputes, health and legal problems until 10:00 p.m., Nov. 5th (the night before the mid-term elections).
Additionally, transit Rahu in his 12th house afflicts transit Jupiter in his 4th house until Nov. 22nd. This could indicate sudden losses relative to his children, investments or legal issues.
WHERE THE VEDIC ASTROLOGY PLANETS ARE THIS WEEK:
- Sun transits its debilitation sign, Libra, from 07:36 to 14:35°. This connects leaders, physicians, administrators and governments with women, medicine, luxuries, entertainment and the fine, healing and performing arts. Sun is closely conjunct Venus, until Oct. 29th. Taurus, Scorpio and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries should be careful and patient.
- Moon is waning and transits Aries, Taurus, Gemini and into Cancer.
- Mars transits its exaltation sign, Capricorn, from 23:17 to 27:10°. Mars is outside the 5-degree orb of influence of other planets. This should help the military, police, surgeons, executives, athletes, science, engineering and construction.
- Mercury transits out of Libra and into Scorpio, Oct. 26 at 10:13 a.m. CDT. Mercury is weak in degrees until Oct. 30th. Be patient with stocks, business, computers, and communications.
- Jupiter transits Scorpio, from 02:47 to 04:17°. Jupiter is weak in degrees until Nov. 4th. Be patient with law, religion, publishing, teaching, consulting, etc. Jupiter remains in Scorpio until November 2019.
- Venus transits its own sign, Libra, from 09:50 to 05:40°. Venus is closely conjunct Sun until Oct. 29th. Virgo, Capricorn and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries should be careful and patient. Venus is retrograde until November 16th.
- Venus remains in Libra until Jan. 1st. This should be favorable for law, women, romance, luxuries, medicine, education, entertainment, and the fine, healing and performing arts. This may also indicate victories for women in the national mid-term elections.
- Saturn transits Sagittarius, from 10:17 to 10:50°. Saturn is outside the close 5-degree orb of influence of other planets. This connects law, religion and education with the elderly, the poor and needy, and working-class persons.
- Rahu and Ketu transit Cancer and Capricorn, respectively, from 07:07 to 06:30°. Those persons with 5 to 8° rising signs or with any planet(s) in the 5 to 8°range in even signs (Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn or Pisces — including the USA) should be careful and patient.
The Impact of the Transit Planets for each “Rising Sign” (not “Sun Sign”):
- Aries: Focus on your career, property and executive decisions. Connect your children, education and investments with partnerships and joint ventures. Enjoy relationships through Dec. Work on your health, finances, and legal matters — such as Wills, Trusts, insurance — also through Dec.
- Taurus: Finish up any long-distance or spiritual journeys. Take care of your parents, property, vehicles and home life through mid-Nov. These are vulnerable to debts, disputes, fire, theft, accidents, health and legal issues. Enjoy your children, education and investments through Dec.
- Gemini: Connect communications and entrepreneurial ventures with children, education, and investments through mid-Nov. Think big. Study law, politics, medicine, and the fine, healing or performing arts. Invest in luxuries, entertainment, gold or government bonds. Take care of your parents, property, and vehicles through Dec.
- Cancer: Focus on property, vehicles, the arts, and home life through Dec. There may be a new car or place to live before Jan. Focus on writing, investments, communications and independent projects – also through Dec. Study law, medicine, finance, social work, education, astrology, or psychology for the next 12 months.
- Leo: Take care of father and religious figures through Nov. 5th. Focus on independent projects through mid-Nov. Enjoy status with property and home life — and work on writing and business projects through Dec. Consider property investments and teach, publish, and consult from your home over the next 12 months.
- Virgo: Consider long-distance ventures — but be patient with expenses and separations through mid-Nov. Expect progress with your status, the arts, and family life through Dec. Focus on independent projects connected with writing, technology, communications, and intellectual property – also through Dec.
- Libra: Wrap up partnerships with property, vehicles and home life. Take a leadership position and enjoy income and friendships through mid-Nov. There may be status connected with long-distance places, but be patient with expenses and separations through Dec. Divine grace is on your side — also through Dec.
- Scorpio: Be vigilant for another week with communications and independent projects. Connect work with long-distance ventures – but be patient with expenses and separations through mid-Nov. Income, friendships, intimacy, sleep patterns and foreign lands are with you through Dec. Teach, publish and advise for the next 12 months.
- Sagittarius: There may be status with your children, education and investments. Gain from authority figures or large organizations through mid-Nov. Enjoy income and friendships through Dec. – but be patient with losses, expenses and separations at work – also through Dec. Focus on your spiritual path for the next 12 months.
- Capricorn: Make decisions and enjoy home life. Connect work with research and knowledge, but be patient with setbacks — and be careful to avoid work-related accidents through mid-Nov. Expect gains with business, technology and communications — and focus on the fine, healing and performing arts through Dec.
- Aquarius: Enjoy partnerships and joint ventures through mid-Nov. Expect good fortune with women, medicine, entertainment, and the fine, healing or performing arts through Dec. Focus on research – but be patient with setbacks and to avoid accidents at work — also through Dec. Teach, publish, and advise for the next 12 months.
- Pisces: Be careful to manage debts, disputes, legal and health issues through mid-Nov. Enjoy relationships, windfalls, settlements, and long-distance projects through Dec. Expect good fortune with your career and connect with spiritual and long distance ventures, and being of service to others over the next 12 months.
About the Author: David Hawthorne