Tag: Mercury retrograde

Mercury retrograde July, 2019

Mercury retrograde July, 2019: Keep your communications cool

The second Mercury retrograde of the year will soon commence. Mercury retrograde July, 2019 runs from the 7th to the 31st.  Vedic astrology or Jyotish offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology. In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes a planet stronger. Mercury deals with communication (oral, written and technological), commerce, short trips, the intellect, education, […]

Mercury retrograde

Mercury retrograde November and December 2018 Communication Interruptus!

Here we are again in the final Mercury retrograde of 2018. This is the one planetary transit which seems to be blamed for just about anything going wrong.  Mercury went retrograde on November 16 in Scorpio in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.  Jyotish offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology.  In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes […]

Mercury retrograde March and April 2018

Managing Mercury retrograde March and April 2018

It’s begun again! The one planetary transit which seems to be blamed for just about anything going wrong.  Yes, it’s Mercury retrograde again! Mercury went retrograde on March 22 in Pisces in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.   Jyotish offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology.  In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes a planet stronger. However, in […]

August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse : Stay indoors!

Everyone seems to be discussing the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse.  There are even flights to go view it!  In Jyotish, or, Vedic astrology and astronomy, eclipses are particularly powerful events. Eclipses occur when the nodes, Rahu (North) or Ketu (South) fall within a certain astronomical degree of the Sun / Moon.  Since eclipses occlude […]

Managing Mercury retrograde April, 2017

Mercury retrograde April, 2017 began today!  You’ve experienced it before, as Mercury retrograde happens three times a year, and it generally creates panic and trepidation.  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 seen as a […]

Navigating Mercury retrograde December, 2016

It’s the final Mercury retrograde of the year.  How appropriate to end 2016 and begin 2017 with the astronomical opportunity to reflect, renew, and re-strategize. What’s unusual about this Mercury retrograde December, 2016 and January, 2017 is that Mercury and Jupiter are participating in a house exchange or a parivartana yoga. Mercury retrograde happens three […]

Handling Mercury retrograde August and September 2016

Mercury retrograde begins again on August 30, 2016.  While many people dread times when Mercury is retrograde, Vedic astrology, or Jyotish, offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology.  In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes a planet stronger.  This Mercury retrograde August and September 2016 is different from past ones this year.  This time, Mercury is […]