Mary's Vedic Astrology Blog

The Big Planet Shifts of September, 2020

August 31, 2020 What an amazing month of planet changes! It’s an exciting time with these upcoming positive transits, and I’m happy to share with you some of the corresponding shifts in the trends of time that are to be expected. 9/01/20 – FULL MOON in air sign Aquarius. The point of total fullness will be at 11:22 p.m. MDT (Boulder CO time). In Vedic Astrology, the Moon...

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August 2020 Vedic Sky Planets

Welcome to August!  Venus moved into Gemini on July 31st and now Mercury (ruler of Gemini and Virgo) moved into water sign Cancer on August 1st. As Mercury represents the intellect, there may be a softening of the analytical edge that many have felt for some time, especially Geminis and Virgos, and certainly a greater ease now in daily life, with the ruler of their...

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JULY Planet Events:Lunar Eclipse 7/4-5

Bit by bit, the planets are inching along into better, easier positions in terms of how their energies affect us humans trying to “have a life” here on Earth. Here are the next few stepping stones on the path to some happier times: July 4-5th – First we need to get beyond the full Moon penumbral (partial) lunar eclipse! Here are the important details: the Moon is now in...

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June 2020: FOUR Planets are Retrograde!

JUNE 2020 will prove quite an eventful month, in terms of what the Vedic Astrology planets are up to. This includes TWO eclipses and FOUR retrograde planets! That is a lot of retrograde (backward movement) action going on. I’ll explain…. June 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse If you are in Asia, Australia, Europe, or Africa, you might see the Strawberry Moon turn...

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MAY 2020: THREE Planets Go Retrograde!

There’s a lot of planetary action this month, including that Saturn, Venus and Jupiter will all go Retrograde in one week’s time! We’ll discuss the impacts here, and there’s a lot to discuss. May 4 – MARS enters Aquarius. It will be a relief for Capricorn Ascendants and Moon signs to have Mars move from their first house of self and body. They will not miss its...

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The Planets of April, 2020

Quite the times we are living in, eh, my friends? I hope that you are all keeping well and maintaining a peaceful state of mind, to be present to what each current moment calls for in terms of the healthiest choices and steps of action. Please remember that happiness boosts our immune system! Let’s see what these planets are up to now: As this month begins, we have three...

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March 2020 Planet Transits

Well, here it is – nearly the Ides of March, and I am JUST getting to the creation of my March planet blog!  My excuse is Mercury Retrograde, which finally ended the night of March 9th? Don’t we all feel better? It does greatly affect my own chart, I must say. Big PICTURE OVERVIEW: No doubt some of you have read from other Astrologers about the 18 year cycle of the...

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February 2020 Includes a Mercury Retrograde Period

The first month of 2020 seemed to just fly by, didn’t it?  Here we are in February, with a Leap Day at the end.  Are you feeling better, more relieved to some degree, since Saturn moved into its own sign? It got out of “the gap,” i.e. far enough into Capricorn to be in its full power on February 4th, thus the changes can now be felt now. 2/02/20 – VENUS moved...

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2020 -Planet Positions for January

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Let’s see what the Vedic Sky planets hold in store for each sign, as we begin 2020. We had the partial Solar eclipse on 12/26/19 (note that two plane crashes have occurred since then). Eclipses are NOT auspicious and usually give their results from two weeks before, to two weeks after they occur. The time between eclipses can be especially fraught,...

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December 2019 Planet Transits

This year is coming to a close, with the month of December bringing many notable planet changes to keep our eyes on, including an annular solar eclipse. If you already know your Rising or Moon sign in Vedic Astrology, this free Blog report will be of the most value to your understanding. There’s a “Planet Party” happening in fire sign Sagittarius, with these four planets...

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November 2019 Planet Blessings

I’m delighted to present news of positive planet movements this month. The starring attraction is benefic Jupiter’s move into its own sign on November 4th, bringing much-needed relief to Sagittarians who have been struggling with the weight of the Saturn/Ketu conjunction, to nearly the same degree, for over six months. Of course we are contending with a Mercury...

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Ready for the Planet Shifts of October?

To cut to the punch, we have a Mercury Retrograde period coming in Oct. 31 to Nov. 20th. More on this below…. Oct. 3 – VENUS enters Libra, its own sign where it is happy and playful. Comparable to the feeling of fragrant flowers finally blossoming, Librans will feel more themselves, including feeling more attractive and expansive now. However Venus also owns...

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Sliding into September With the New Planet Transits

The seasons are changing and so are some key planetary players, whose energy affects all of our lives. Some of these shifts we are quite ready for, just as we welcome the advent of Autumn after a long, hot Summer. 9/09 – There’s been a real pile of planets in Leo in the past few weeks. Now these same planets begin leap-frogging into the next sign, Virgo. The...

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August Planet Blog. Mercury Direct Now

Greetings, Star Followers! What a relief August should be, after the intense planet dance of July. Mercury just got out of Retrograde, the night of July 31st. Are you noticing that communications have improved already? August 2 – PLANET PILE UP IN CANCER.  This movable water sign has been hosting Mars, the Sun and Venus. Now MERCURY moves in to join the...

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Vedic Astrology: The Eclipses of JULY, 2019

July 2019  features some significant planetary action to report. (And yes, I’m late in posting this; chalk it up to my move on 6/30!)  Can you handle TWO eclipses, THREE retrograde planets and THREE planets combust (too close to) the Sun, all in the same month? If so, read away. And hey, “I don’t make the rules; I just work here.” Reporting...

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Blog Report on the Intense Planet Transits of June

Let’s review what’s been going on in the heavens, as some intense conjunctions continue and more are being added to the mix right now. Since March 23rd, malefic Ketu, South Node of the Moon, has been traveling with Saturn through the dual fire sign Sagittarius. In recent days they are conjunct within one to two degrees of each other, and this degree of closeness, and the...

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The Vedic Sky Planets in the Merry Month of May

Time for monthly planet report. How are ya’ll enjoying that Saturn retrograde action, conjunct with malefic Ketu (south node of the Moon)? I didn’t think so. Well, now they are traveling neck in neck, within one degree of each other and this will continue well into October. This is occurring in the sign of Sagittarius. Sorry, Sags, it’s not the easiest...

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April 2019 Planet Transits in Vedic Astrology

Another month of exciting planet changes! Thank you for sharing this post with your interested friends who may enjoy having a reading with me, to understand fully what all these changes mean to them…or you!  We will experience two of the slower moving planets go into retrograde motion, as well as one planet enter its sign of debilitation, while two others enter...

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March Planets: Mercury Retrograde & the Nodes Move

We have quite a month in store. We not only have a Mercury Retrograde period 3/5-28/19, but the Lunar Nodes move on 3/23, and they only change signs every 18 months. MERCURY – This planet representing communication, commerce, diplomacy and tactfulness goes RETROGRADE on 3/05/19 at 11:19 a.m. Mountain Time.  Then it also will go COMBUST the Sun on 3/07/19 and...

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February 2019 Planet Transits

MARS is featured this month, moving into fire sign ARIES on 2/05/19. This is its own sign, where its energy is strong and healthy. I’m trying a new format this month, going through each Rising Sign (so I hope you know yours, in the Vedic Astrology system; if not, contact me for a reading).  I’ll discuss how each relevant planet’s situation will effect each Rising Sign...

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