A positive aspect of Venus in Taurus is that it is not influenced by the turbulence happening with the planetary placements of Saturn, Mars, Rahu, and Ketu.
Each new year carries with it the implicit promise of a fresh start. If we can align ourselves with the planetary energies for the year, then we are better prepared to manage the dynamics which the year delivers. Like 2013, 2014 will prove to be a transformative year. There are notable planetary placements occurring. Here […]
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 […]
On both a personal and global level, people have been having undergoing transforming and tumultuous experiences. From the standpoint of Vedic astrology or Jyotish, we’ve had a gathering of planets first in fiery Aries, and now in earthy Taurus. This is known as a stellium in Western astrology. Venus and Mars will be within one […]
In Vedic astrology or Jyotish, planets can be classified as natural benefics or natural malefics. Benefics are the planets which possess the capacity to deliver results which we deem as favorable. Malefics can bring forth experiences which we would prefer not to experience. The benefics are Venus and Jupiter, Mercury, (when it’s with other benefics), […]
In my previous blog, I discussed the confluence of planets in Taurus in Vedic Astrology, or Jyotish. I provided a broad overview of how this powerful planetary placement of Mercury, Venus, Sun, Jupiter, and Ketu all in one sign may manifest. Each planet has its own agenda which it’s attempting to enforce. What it evokes […]
In Vedic astrology, one method of interpreting a planet’s behavioral patterns is to analyze the sign of the zodiac in which it’s located. In both Western and Vedic astrology (Jyotish), we classify the zodiac signs by type: movable, fixed, or mutable. The movable signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn. The fixed signs are Taurus, Leo, […]
In America, we really like our space. The expression, “You’re invading my personal space” used to be quite popular. We can take a break from a relationship saying, “I need my space”. That is reason enough, we rationalize. We talk about not having enough room in our homes, closets, offices, etc. Storage units are […]