Tag: Mars and Mercury planetary war

Mercury Retrograde January, 2016

Mercury retrograde happens three times a year, and it creates a great deal of panic each time. We’ve just begun the new year and already have Mercury retrograde.  While many people dread the period when Mercury is retrograde, Vedic astrology, or Jyotish, offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology.  In Vedic astrology, retrogression is […]

Vedic astrology for October, 2015

Jyotish, or Vedic astrology for October, 2015 contains important Vedic ceremonial observations and festivals.  The holy days of Pitru Paksha continue, followed by the festival of Navratri. With regards to astrological movements, Mercury retrograde ends, and three planetary wars ensue. Are you immersed in the practices of Pitru Paksha?  This is a sacred time for […]

Vedic astrology for July, 2015

Jyotish or Vedic astrology for July, 2015 promises to be a time of transformation.  The month begins with a planetary war between Jupiter and Venus and another follows later in the month.  Jupiter leaves its exaltation in emotional Cancer and moves into fiery Leo.  Jupiter and Mercury gain speed, while Saturn slows down. The extra […]