Tag: Libra

Mercury Retrograde in Libra

After an intense Saturn Rahu conjunction and a partial lunar eclipse, a more common astronomical phenomenon is about to re-occur.  This will be Mercury retrograde in Libra in Vedic astrology, or Jyotish. While many people dread the period when Mercury is retrograde, Vedic astrology offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology. In Vedic astrology, retrogression […]

Saturn and Mercury planetary war in Libra

While Saturn and North node Rahu continue to separate in Vedic astrology, there are still quite proximate to each other in Libra. Mercury is also with this combination.  There are three upcoming Saturn and Mercury planetary wars in Libra. A planetary war (or graha yuddha) is when two of five planets (Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and […]

Planetary Placements for August and September 2013

In the previous blog, I described planetary strengths and weaknesses taking place in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.  How we are impacted by these planetary placements for August and September 2013 will depend on our current planetary cycles.  Our experiences are also contingent on our rising sign or ascendant in our natal chart. While it would […]

Mercury and Saturn: The Battle Between Impulsiveness and Caution in Vedic Astrology

I previously wrote about the planetary configuration of all the planets on the nodal axis in Vedic astrology or Jyotish. Multiple factors have added to this intensity. One is the current planetary war (or graha yuddha) between Mercury and Saturn in Libra. A planetary war is when two of the five “true” planets in Vedic […]