Oct 23, 2014 to March
On October 23rd the Sun
and Moon come together at 0 degrees 25 minutes of Scorpio to create the
second Solar Eclipse of 2014. If you are born close to this date or have
important points in your horoscope around this degree, you will feel its
effects more intensely. As with any Solar Eclipse, its astrological
effects will begin to "kick in" around the full moon two weeks before
the actual eclipse. Its effects will be felt for about 6 months. That
puts the beginning of this Solar Eclipse cycle on October 8th, and it
will last until the Pisces Solar Eclipse on March 20, 2015.
The Last Scorpio Eclipse Cycle
This is the last of the Scorpio Solar Eclipse cycles for
a while. There has been a Solar Eclipse in the Sign Scorpio every year for the last three years.
Saturn has also been moving through Scorpio since Oct 5, 2012. This
means that we have all been more involved in Scorpio symbolism in our
lives especially during the fall and winters of 2012, 2013 and 2014. In
a general way, we have all been dealing with a period of
transformation. We are coming to an end of a 21/2 year Saturn cycle that
coincides with this last Solar Eclipse cycle.
Most people will feel these Scorpio energies in a very
personal way and others will project it and see it through friends and
family. Scorpio has to do with the death and rebirth symbolism. It is
the Sign of "sex, death and taxes". Symbolically, "sex" is about joining
together with someone else and producing a "win/win" situation.
Procreation being a big part of the power of Scorpio. "Death" and
rebirth brings in the power to take something old or broken and fix it.
Doctors, surgeons, mechanics and anyone who fixes things have this
Scorpio power. "Taxes" symbolizes our shared financial responsibilities
to others. This includes all financial institutions like banks, mortgage
companies, insurance companies, the IRS, etc.
This Scorpio Eclipse cycles brings about
deep, powerful, intense changes that can take us to emotional extremes.
It can bring us closer to some kind of life and death experience -
either real or symbolic. Financial changes, inheritance, joint finances,
and shared resources are all tied to this 2 1/2 year Saturn in Scorpio cycle.
This is a good time to get straight with the IRS or with other financial
can also be a great time to refurbish or restore something broken or "dead".
Scorpio Solar Eclipse Conjunct Venus
This Scorpio Solar Eclipse adds a special twist due to it's
conjunction with Venus. Venus rules Taurus and Libra and is about
attraction and accumulation. Through Taurus, Venus attracts money,
luxuries and valuable possessions, Through Libra, it attracts people, relationships
Scorpio can encourage a time to join together with others and
collaborate on joint concerns. The Venus influence can bring about
beautiful transformations. Gain through restoration and
rehabilitation. This can be beneficial for dealing with psychiatrists,
psychologists and counselors in general. Financial counseling is more
positive now and can transform your life. Always remembering that
Scorpio is not necessarily easy. It requires a transformation (death and
rebirth) and needs a true commitment. Now, over the next 6 months, is
the time to join together in collaboration or cut ties completely.
The Next 6 Months
As we move into the Scorpio Solar Eclipse cycle, we will begin to feel
its north node (Dharmic) effects in the Sign Scorpio. For some, this
gives the opportunity to transform some area of life - a sort of death
and rebirth phase in our lives. Some part of our life needs to be fixed,
and now is the time to fix it or let it go completely. It can mean dealing with the death of someone or something, but it
will most likely be symbolic. For many, it will involve inheritance type
experiences. Financial institutions like banks, insurance companies and
the IRS represent the Scorpio symbolism and may play a part in some
This Scorpio Solar Eclipse indicates the end of the previous Taurus
Solar Eclipse cycle that represented the power and pain of new growth,
accumulation and personal re-evaluation. This Scorpio Eclipse cycle
begins a new 6 month cycle of financial and personal wheeling and
dealing. This Scorpio Solar Eclipse gives the opportunity for growth
through "endings" or new shared or joint experiences. It's time to let
go or "get on board".
Where is this Scorpio Eclipse in Your
Solar Eclipse cycles generally last about 6 months. This Scorpio Solar
Eclipse will influence our lives until the next Solar Eclipse in Pisces
on March 20, 2015. Each of us will feel its effect in the area of our
horoscope in which it occurs. Its position in your chart
shows in some symbolic way what area of life needs some adjustment or
There are two basic birth charts we look at in astrology. One is the
solar chart and is based on our Sun Sign. This interpretation looks at
everything from our individual Sun's point of view. Therefore, it gives
a reading based more on the inner personality or "spirit".
The natal chart is based on the degree of the zodiac on the eastern
horizon at the exact moment and place of birth. This degree is called
your Ascendant. This natal chart is earth oriented and based on the
outer or physical personality. This chart is more helpful in dealing
with "life here on earth".
When looking at most "Sun Sign" type readings (like this), you should
Ascendant (if you know
it) as well as your Sun sign. If you don't
know your Ascendant, drop me a
note with your birth info (exact
time, place and birth date) and I'd be glad to let you know for free.
- You have Scorpio on your 8th House cusp. This area of the horoscope
has to do with secrets, financial wheeling and dealing, other people's
resources and all death and rebirth symbolism. The 8th House rules
over sharing and joining resources with others. It covers things like
sex, death, taxes, inheritances and all financial institutions. When
you add the meaning of the Scorpio Solar Eclipse, you can experience
transformation through a death and rebirth symbolism. You may have to
deal with possessions or inheritance of other people. It could be a
time to let go or end some deal that involves inheritance, banks,
insurance or taxes. You could sell something that involves joint
ownership. This can also be a more psychic time in your life and the
eclipse may tend to stir up highly karmic conditions.
TAURUS - The Scorpio Solar Eclipse is in your 7th House and is all
about relationships and partners for the next 6 months or so. This may
be good for dealing with professional sales people, as long as
everything is "by the book". Partners or social contacts may be
involved in Scorpio things like financial institutions, death and
rebirth symbolism, the paranormal or maybe some joint enterprise or
collaboration. You may attract intense emotions from other people in
your life. Sexual relationships are more likely. Secretive, mysterious or
karmic connections with others are possible during this 6 month Scorpio
cycle. Expect to see your relationships going through deep and serious
transformations. During this 6 month eclipse cycle your partner or
other Scorpio type people in your personal life may go through some
intense transitions or even meltdowns that relate to death or their
- The Scorpio Solar Eclipse is in your 6th House of health and service
related activities. This means that on some level you always relate
Scorpio to your work, health or those who serve you. It may be that
you work at some research or repair type job. You may be a counselor
or therapist. You could work in insurance, banking or some other
financial institution. These type things are likely to be accented in
the "work/service" arena. Maybe you'll just use restaurants and other
places of "service" to engage in counseling or business meetings with
others more during this 6 month eclipse cycle. You may work with
businesses that are tied to Scorpio type things like death, resale,
restoration, the "underground", mysteries, or some kind of detective
work. The work you do and those you meet through work will bring the
greatest transformations through March 20, 2015.
CANCER - Like you, Scorpio is a Water Sign and it falls on your
5th House cusp. This area of the chart symbolizes the child of the mind
as well as the child of the body. This Solar Eclipse may provide you
with some needed transformation where your creativity is concerned. For
some, it could mean the news of other people's children and pregnancies.
It could be inspiration to do something in life that is dramatic,
instructive and transformative. The 5th House Scorpio vibration is tied
to the creative expression and other people. It's natural for a Cancer
to express their artistic or creative side in an emotional outlet. This
could involve entertaining others in a sensitive emotional way like
through music, poetry or song. Fun, recreation, creativity, gambling,
speculation and children are tied to sharing. Joining with children can
be a very powerful, positive, transformational time that will last until
March 20, 2015.
- You have Scorpio ruling your 4th House, and therefore you
project its symbolism to the "mother" side of life. This has
to with the home, real estate and everything domestic. You may buy, sell
or transform your home. You may see your mother (or parent figure) involved in
Scorpio type things like death and rebirth, transformation, sharing and other
people's resources. She may be involved with counselors, therapists or psychics.
This parent could be involved in financial institutions, insurance or
buying and selling. Family or parent's possessions could be more
important to you now. They may be tied to your ability to share. Some
transformational or death and rebirth type of energy is now influencing
this area of your life until March 20, 2015. You need to share your family or
your "home base". In some symbolic way, you may say goodbye to the security
of the home or the "mother".
VIRGO - Scorpio rules your 3rd House which is Gemini in nature.
Joining or sharing resources with sisters, brothers or neighbors is more
important now. You have something "shared" in common. With the Solar
Eclipse here, the people "closest" are crucial in your life for some
reason. You have 6 months to take care of it. Transform, make a deal or
let go. Counseling is a Scorpio trait and may be tied to these people
who are "close" to you. During this eclipse cycle you may deal more with
the local money people, like bankers, insurance, taxation, etc. You are
likely to hear of a death that is close, like in the extended family or
in the neighborhood. It may be the "death" of a vehicle. The Scorpio
influence is directed toward your community and those who are close,
like best friends. These people could be going through intense emotional
stuff - sex, scandal, manipulation or dealing with death are
possibilities. Sharing with others can be cathartic.
LIBRA - The Scorpio Eclipse in your 2nd House puts the emphasis
on shared finances, shared possessions and shared purchases. Are you
ready to join completely or cut some valuable ties? This interaction
represents a very karmic connection. This can be a great time to
collaborate with someone. You are an expert at gaining through other
people's resources, but sharing is the key. Your personal worth and
basic values are tied to your ability to share. You can make money
through trade, barter, other people's possessions and joint ventures.
You could gain from financial institutions, taxes or insurance. You can
benefit through death and rebirth symbolism like restoration or
repairing. You can even gain from the goods of the dead like inheritance
or antiquity. With the Solar Eclipse here in the 2nd House, significant
opportunities for financial growth and transformation are likely through
SCORPIO - This eclipse energy is all about your Sign, and
therefore brings with it a 1st House symbolism which is everything that
is most personal to you.
During this Solar Eclipse cycle,
you are likely to experience a personal
transformation of some kind. This may involve someone very close to you.
It may involve the two opposing sides of Scorpio symbolism. That of
joining, sharing and becoming one with another person. At the same time,
you might be ending some chapter in your life and
beginning a new one. It may have to do with
sharing and could be part of this transition. You could be significantly
affected by this eclipse, or you could be an instrument for spreading
some of this transformational energy out to others. You are seen more as
the counselor, the banker or the detective.
SAGITTARIUS - The Scorpio Solar Eclipse is in your 12th house
which has to do with personal humility, compassion, self sacrifice, and
to some extent, the spiritual world. Other people's work, health or pets
may also play a part in this 6 month cycle that begins on October 23, 2014 and lasts
until March 20, 2015. Your inner guides are activated by this eclipse.
This is a time to deal more with the spiritual side. Your dream state
and psychic abilities are very powerful now. Your personal karma is at
work. It involves close emotional relationships with others. Scorpio
people in your life will be accented. If these people and their issues have not been dealt with properly,
likely to come back to haunt you. But at the same time, your "guardian
angel" is there to help guide you through the storm. You need to be
sensitive to things pertaining to other people's problems and its a good
time to volunteer or visit someone in the hospital.
CAPRICORN - The Scorpio
Solar Eclipse will stir things up in your 11th House until the next
Solar Eclipse on March 20, 2015. The 11th House is traditionally known
as "groups, organizations and friends" along with "hopes and wishes for
the future". It encompasses New Age philosophy, astrology, and
all science, technology and networks. When combined with the Scorpio
Solar Eclipse, it has to do with future plans concerning
joint ownership or shared resources. Some of these plans for the future
may relate to death and rebirth symbolism. Friends may undergo intense
transformational (death) experiences on their own. A friend may require
counseling or could be a counselor for you. Financial and other Interpersonal relationships
with friends are important. Some personal transformation could occur due
to groups, organizations or friends.
AQUARIUS - In the 10th House of the chart, the Scorpio Eclipse
emphasizes honor, prestige and career. This can be a positive time if
you are ambitious and have been following the rules. It can be a time
of powerful transformation and career opportunities. Honor and
prestige may come from your ability to transcend or transform. Your
ability to counsel, to discover things that are hidden and to govern
others may increase your notoriety or somehow put you in the
limelight. You may take on responsibility for people's problems. Avoid
illegal activities with others. If you've worked hard and followed the
rules in the past, then this can be a time for accolades and honor. If
you've taken shortcuts or have been dishonorable, then this eclipse
cycle can help to balance your Karma.
- The Scorpio Solar Eclipse happens in your 9th House, and therefore
can bring a deep transformation to your higher, more philosophical
side of life. This could involve changes to your religion, your
politics or your attitude toward the legal system. For Pisces, this
area of the chart combines all Scorpio things with 9th House symbolism
like education, long distances, lawyers, in-laws, foreigners and
grandchildren. The eclipse suggests something very powerful or fated
is happening and it might require traveling with someone else or
sharing with foreigners. Travel might involve inheritance, shared
resources or other people's possessions. Long distance or legal
financial stuff is possible. You might
experience a symbolic death and rebirth through in-laws, lawyers, religious or
in Aries square Pluto in Capricorn aspect is still affecting us all.
Together they will make 7 exact hits before they separate completely
from this tense square (90 degree angle) set of aspects. The next set of Uranus square
Pluto aspects begins in April of 2073.
there are 7 direct hits due to their individual retrograde cycles, we will feel the effects of this powerful
aspect on and off throughout this period between June 2012 and March
2015. Uranus in Aries symbolizes a push for change, while Pluto in
Capricorn indicates death and rebirth where structures in life are
concerned. Whether these changes and transformations are willing or
forced, they will bring times of great nervous tension and literal or
symbolic death and rebirth depending on where they occur in our individual horoscopes.
Uranus Square Pluto and
Uranus is the planet of opposition, breakups and
rebellion. It rules computers, networks and the internet. Since Pluto rules
insurance and other people's resources, this seems to fit the "Obama Care" fiasco. In June of 2012 at
the time of the first hit, the opposition from the right were dealt a
blow from Supreme Court when Chief Justice Roberts declared Obama Care legal. Since
then as this aspect becomes exact again and again, there have been, and
will probably be more attempts to destroy it by the opposition from the
extreme right like, those in the Tea Party. Around the exact hit on November 1,
2013 Obama Care seemed like it would be consumed in its
own ashes due to the website debacle. Now as the rollout on January seems to be going
better, and the far right is in the smoldering mode, it will be
interesting to see what kind of excitement we will see around April 22, 2014
which is the
next hit and combines squares and oppositions to Jupiter and Mars.
Saturn in Scorpio
October 5, 2012 to December 23, 2014
Saturn goes into Scorpio on October 5, 2012 and remains
the for about two and a half years. Saturn takes approximately 29 years to circle
the Zodiac. The last time it entered Scorpio was November 1982. Everything
related to Saturn will begin to take on a Scorpio influence.
Saturn (Capricorn) symbolism:
Control, restrictions, governments, corporations,
discipline, responsibility, seriousness, ambition, authorities, elders,
buildings, mountains, crystals and cold weather are all part of the Saturn
symbolism. Saturn is the strictest of teachers and says, "Follow the rules,
or I will make you!" The more negative side covers things like fear, doom,
despair and depression. In the body, Saturn rules the back, the knees, the
teeth, the hair and the skeleton.
Scorpio (Pluto) symbolism:
Start with sex,
death and taxes and then add financial dealings, joint possessions, collaboration and other people's
resources. Scorpio is about secrets and things which are below the surface.
It has to do with all counseling, surgery and things that relate to "the
underworld". Scorpio is the Sign of detectives, research, volcanoes, waste,
the afterlife, funerals, cemeteries, karma, reincarnation, the paranormal,
psychic world, magic, sorcery etc. And also of course, weapons of mass
destruction, terrorism, kidnapping and Plutonium are all things related to
Pluto, the planetary ruler of Scorpio and ancient god of death and the
By combining these two sets of energies in various ways
you can see the outlook could be pretty grim.
Saturn enters Scorpio on October 5, 2012 and will remain
there until December 23, 2014. Saturn is the teacher and the strict
disciplinarian. It is tied to karma and life's tougher lessons. It is about
control, discipline, following the rules and personal responsibilities.
Scorpio is about other people's resources and sharing. This suggests
businesses and governments joining together or collaborating on specific
goals. On a personal level, we must all get serious where sharing, joining
or transforming our relationships with others is concerned.
Scorpio is the Sign of banks, insurance companies,
inheritance and all forms of financial wheeling and dealing. Saturn in
Scorpio indicates more government control over these kind of financial
institutions. It means that inheritance and other tax laws are likely to
become more strict or burdensome. It's time to get serious or more ambitious
about some financial aspect of our lives depending on where Scorpio is in
your chart. The plutocrats rule.
Scorpio rules sex and all interpersonal relationships.
The last time Saturn entered Scorpio, AIDS became a household word and the
fear of sex began in a big way. Maybe this time it will mean control over
STDs or will it bring something worse than AIDS?
Scorpio deals with the symbolism of death and rebirth and
in some Zodiacs it is depicted as the Phoenix bird rising from its own
ashes. Scorpio also has to do with waste and elimination. As Saturn moves
into Scorpio, we are likely to see a push for more restrictions or control
on waste and waste products. On the other hand, this is an excellent time
for new businesses that have to do with re-cycling, restoration and waste
management. There may be new laws and businesses regarding funerals,
burials, cremation and other things involving death. Businesses that relate
to the afterlife, reincarnation, ghosts and the spiritual or psychic world
are accented. Heavy burdens that involve waste and death are likely during
this cycle. The remains of refuse and trash from the Japanese
earthquake/tsunami are beginning to hit the US west coast. This is symbolic
of the kind of things we will hear about more during this Saturn in Scorpio
When Saturn enters Scorpio, a long 15 year cycle that
started January 2008 when Pluto entered Capricorn is reinforced by what is
called a mutual reception. This occurs when 2 Planets occupy the Sign of the
other. In this case, Pluto has moved into Capricorn, the Sign ruled by
Saturn, and Saturn moves into Scorpio on October 5th, the Sign ruled by
Pluto. This increases the "cooperation" between the 2 Planets. Cooperation between 2 malefic Planets can be positive or negative, but
usually requires some pain. Just as Scorpio's ruler, Pluto, moved into
Capricorn, Benazir Bhutto, a popular political leader (Capricorn) who was
running for president in Pakistan, was assassinated (Pluto) by a local
terrorist (Pluto) group, and a couple weeks later the first black
(Capricorn) US president took power (Pluto) in this country. Pluto in
Capricorn can also be associated with things like the death of Osama Bin
Ladin and what's become known as the "Arab Spring", which brought about
upheaval throughout the region and the downfall of many totalitarian
governments and their leaders. When Saturn enters Scorpio, we can expect
these kinds of energies to be intensified for the next couple of years.
Scorpio Solar Eclipse
What seems to really set this long Saturn in Scorpio
cycle in motion is the Scorpio Solar Eclipse on November 13, 2012. The
affects of this Solar Eclipse cycle will begin to be felt around the full
moon on October 29, 2012, and will last until the next Solar Eclipse on May
9, 2013. The solar eclipse cycle, like the monthly new moon cycle,
represents a period of new beginnings and increased focus or activity in all
things related to the Sign and House in which it occurs. When the new moon
is a solar eclipse, there is an added intensity which can bring deep
changes, transformation and a "death and rebirth" type energy that usually
remains in effect for about 6 months. Eclipses, like any transit, are more
powerful when they join an important point in your horoscope. Even if it
makes no contacts, you will feel its effect from the Sign and House in which
it occurs. This Solar Eclipse emphasizes everything related to Scorpio.
Wherever you have 21 degrees of Scorpio shows how and where this Solar
Eclipse will affect you, and is likely to be the trigger that opens the show
for Saturn's 2 year transit through Scorpio.
Where is Scorpio in Your Chart
ARIES - All of this Scorpio activity occurs in your 8th
House. The 8th House represents the same basic energy as the 8th Sign,
Scorpio and relates to the cycle of generation, degeneration and
regeneration. It is the time to cut old ties and establish new ones. Scorpio
is also about sharing and other people's resources. Therefore, this will
emphasize all financial wheeling and dealing, joint endeavors and business
collaborations. Scorpio also brings out the "death and rebirth" symbolism in
some karmic way. Scorpio here intensifies your psychic side. Your interest
in the afterlife or reincarnation is heightened by this 8th House activity.
You may have to actually deal with death in a personal way, but usually it
represents a symbolic death and rebirth. It is a time to let go completely
or transform some aspect of your life.
TAURUS - Scorpio is on your 7th House. This has to do
with relationships. It can be partners in life as well as opponents or
normally projects this Scorpio energy onto other people. Therefore, the
people you attract into your life are likely to be involved with other
people's resources in some serious way. Your partner may be a therapist or deal with
some kind of counseling. With Saturn moving in, you could form a business
partnership or some other serious relationship with someone. This is a good
time to collaborate with others in some business venture. For Taurus, the
lessons of Saturn in Scorpio concern sharing with partners. On another level, this may bring about a transformation or
some "death and rebirth" type energy where relationships are concerned. For
some, it could be divorce or dealing with actual death through partners.
GEMINI - Scorpio rules your 6th House of service. This
includes work, health, pets and people who serve you. Saturn adds
seriousness or more responsibilities where these things are concerned. You
may require the services of professional counselors, insurance people or
bankers. Sales people may be of service to you or you may work in some kind
of sales related job. Dealing with things below the surface like plumbing,
septic tanks, backhoes, surgery or research would also fit this energy. It
may be a time to say goodbye to pets or co-workers. Work or problems in life
may require letting go of things. This would be a good time to barter with
others - trade for services rendered. You may gain through some kind of
"inheritance" at work. Saturn is about building so you may be involved in
some restoration project.
CANCER - Scorpio is a water Sign like Cancer, and it
rules your 5th House of creativity and creations. Things regarding Scorpio
should flow smoothly for you, but at the same time may still be painful.
Your ability to take something old and bring it back to life in a creative
way is being accented. With Saturn moving into your 5th House, your art or
your creativity is more serious. The business of art or performance is
accented through partners or other people. Children as authority figures or
more responsibility where children are concerned are both part of this 5th
House Saturn transit.
LEO - Scorpio is on your 4th House which has to do with
the home base and the past. It rules over the "mother" side of life. Saturn
moving into your Scorpio 4th House says it's time to take more responsibility
or deal in a serious way with some kind of domestic transformation. This may
pertain to the mother or matriarchs in your life. For some, it will be
saying goodbye to the home, family or mother. This can indicate selling a
house, simplifying the home or downsizing. On the other hand it could mean
that you are bringing a "dead" home back to life through construction. You
may be more responsible for other people's homes, land or their family. You
may be involved in the business of real estate or have a business in the
home. You may move into a more austere or business type of environment.
VIRGO - Saturn is moving through your Scorpio 3rd House
and brings with it more responsibility where siblings and the community are
concerned. Saturn in Scorpio would be good for refurbishing or customizing
your car. You may take on responsibility for other people's transportation.
For some, a career move or a more serious attitude may turn toward
communication, education or transportation. Business may involve the
community more, or you may take on responsibilities involving children's
education or transportation. You may be more interested in "things below the
surface". This could be anything from psychology, psychiatry and paranormal
subjects to spelunking, archaeology and detective or mystery novels. Saturn
moves through Scorpio until December 23, 2014.
LIBRA - The 2nd House of the horoscope is about our
personal resources. This includes money and possessions as well as values
and self worth. With Scorpio here, your resources are often tied to other
people's resources. You are good at joining and sharing with others. There
is a "death and rebirth" symbolism associated with Scorpio. You have a way
of taking something used and bringing life and value back to it. You may
collect antiques or inherit from others. Saturn in your 2nd House for the
next couple of years indicates a more serious or business attitude toward
your personal finances and your financial dealings with others. Saturn has
to do with following the rules, being careful and taking a more conservative
attitude toward finances. Some Libras will benefit through their partners
resources. It can also mean more responsibilities where other people's money
or possessions are concerned. This is likely to involve home, family or
SCORPIO - As Saturn moves into your Sign, you will become
more responsible or disciplined. You may be seen as the rebuilder, or the
authority figure who comes in to transform or restore order. Your nature to
share or to join with others should take a serious, more businesslike
direction. You are likely to take on more responsibility in something that
involves counseling, therapy or other people's resources. Since Saturn rules
your 3rd House, personal obligations may involve communication, education or
transportation. You may be called upon to take more responsibility in the
community or to become a spokesperson for those around you. You could be in
charge of sibling's resources or you may have to share certain
responsibilities with siblings. These duties or obligations could involve
death or inheritance.
SAGITTARIUS - Scorpio is on your 12th House. This is
where we deal with karma. Your karmic lessons have to do with joint
resources and sharing. Now is the time to benefit from your past dealings
with others or pay the price for past financial transgressions. Your
dealings with other people's resources could be a source of sorrow or
sacrifice. Saturn here says it's time to be more conservative or even tough
on others when it comes to you paying their way. Other people's health, work
and pets are apt to be potential areas of sacrifice. Partner's health may
relate to problems with prostrate, reproductive organs and or the process of
elimination. Saturn in the 12th House gives an interest in things that are
more spiritual, hidden or metaphysical in nature. Dealing with the "real"
world or business is not high on your priority list now. It is likely that
you will be ending some phase of your career over the next 2 or 3 years.
CAPRICORN - Saturn is Capricorn's ruling Planet, so you
will feel this transformation in a more personal way. It happens in your
11th House of groups, friends and the future. With Saturn here, these areas
of your life should be more important in a serious or business way. You may
be in charge of some organization or group, or you may join together with
groups or friends in some business venture. You may be called upon to deal
with the resources of your friends. You may be in charge of group finances
or joint possessions. This is a time of planning and building for the
future, and with Scorpio here it may require some symbolic death and
rebirth. Astrology teaches that friends have a lot to do with our future.
Changes in friends relate to our own future hopes and dreams. Friends may
take a more serious or ambitious attitude and their plans may involve you.
AQUARIUS - Saturn has reached the very top of your chart,
the 10th House cusp. Saturn is the natural ruler of the 10th House of the
horoscope and therefore gives great potential if you are ready to take on
more responsibility and be in charge. Saturn demands control, discipline and
personal responsibility. As it transits through this most powerful position
for the next 2 years or so, your career is accented in a big way. This
usually means that your leadership qualities are tested. If you avoid
responsibility, you may be forced to deal with it. On some level it involves issues with the
father. You will either be in charge of other people's money, possessions or
their personal resources, or you will be dealing with these kinds of
professionals. Career moves also have to do with these Scorpio things. There
may be a death and rebirth symbolism in your career. Your business may have
more to do with reclamation, repairing, restoration or waste. Scorpio is the
counselor, so you may be seen as the therapist, psychiatrist, or some other
advisor. You may require the skills of these kind of authority figures
during this 2 year run of Saturn in Scorpio.
PISCES - Saturn moves into your Scorpio 9th House and
gives a more serious or responsible attitude toward expanding your horizons.
This can be increased responsibilities or more personal discipline where
travel, philosophy, publishing and higher education is concerned. Business
may be tied more to these things now. Saturn rules your 11th House of
friends, so in some way there is a seriousness or some limitation regarding
long distant friends. Serious transformations are taking place regarding all
of these things. Legal authority figures may be more important during this
transit. This would advise you to "follow the rules" or be more careful when
dealing with legal matters for the next 2 years or so. This is especially
true when traveling. From another perspective this transit could be good for
dealing with long distant sales or publishing. An internet based business
with a pseudonym might fit your personality well. You might join together in
a serious way with foreigners or long distant friends or groups.
A Venus Rule
** For All Signs
As Venus crosses your Ascendant or your Sun, it is most
powerful for personal attraction. If you begin something on that day,
the Venus energy will be with whatever you
started forever. Venus is about love and attraction, so if you
meet someone new on that day, it could be love at first sight. Or, if
you buy new clothes and wear them that day for the first time, you will
no doubt look great and will continue to look great every time you wear
those clothes. Get a new haircut on the day Venus crosses your Sun or
Ascendant and it will be a hit with others until you change it. Timing
is everything in astrology, and any time you begin something new a
horoscope for that event is set and in some symbolic way will "live"
Pluto in Capricorn
Pluto entered Capricorn on the January 25, 2008.
Through it's normal periodic retrograde motion it moved back into
Sagittarius on June 13, 2008. On November 26,
2008 it moved back into Capricorn where it will transit until March
23, 2023. This 15 year transit combines some nasty energies. Pluto is the
ruler of Scorpio and is the god of the underworld. It is the planet of
terrorism, mass death, WMD's, financial manipulation, the devil and
all other under worldly type characters. Capricorn is the sign of
governments, leaders, big corporations, ambition, and control. When
you combine these two qualities, you get some pretty scary situations
and players in world politics.
On the other hand, Pluto represents power and
Capricorn rules the color "black". It doesn't take much to see this as
"black power". Here in the US we are seeing that symbolism take place
in a hopefully positive way with the historic election of a Barack
Obama. It is interesting that the last time this transit occurred, the
US became a country. Therefore, this transit represents a very fated
period in time for this country. This idea of black power and powerful
black leaders should be more prevalent in the world during Pluto's
transit through Capricorn.
Financial manipulation is much easier to comprehend
now that we can watch the "big collapse" live on TV every hour, on the
hour. Then, there is the obsession by many with the "one world
government" fear and that "mark of the beast" thing, which is now
beginning to look more and more likely. Unless we all belong to their
club, we won't be able to buy, sell or trade. There is some extremely
high level wheeling and dealing going on between world financial
leaders now as we dig our way out of the financial collapse promised
by Osama Bin Laden right after 911. I think GWB answered, "bring it
The old rules and rulers are about to be
transformed. Pluto in Capricorn means a death and rebirth of world
structures, foundations and boundaries. Pluto may offer up some
extremely dangerous world leaders who are apt to use WMD's without
hesitation. This can be a time of assassinations of world
leaders and assassinations by world leaders.
We may have been given a hint as to what to expect
over the next 15 years. In January when Pluto dipped into Capricorn
for a few months, Benazir Bhutto was assassinated while running for a
high political office in Pakistan. The following unrest in the country
forced then leader Pervez Musharraf to resign peacefully.
Terror may rule or be used by rulers. Underground
terror of some kind is more likely. Pluto in Capricorn until 2023/2024 is a
time of the volcano, both symbolically and literally.
State sponsored terrorism was common the last time
Pluto moved into Capricorn between 1762 and 1778. This was a time of pirates. The USA was "born" during this period - July 4th 1776.
The biggest threat to trade was the Barbary Pirates who were backed by
North African Moslem countries. It seems this country has had some
Islamic terrorism since the beginning.
Mercury retrograde is a cycle
that occurs about 3 times a year for about 3 weeks each time. It is a time
when Mercury appears to slow to a stop over several days and then appears to
move backwards in the sky. It means that the symbolism related to Mercury,
like communication, information and transportation, has to be "revisited" on
some level. Plans that are made while Mercury is retrograde will have to be
modified or rewritten. Mail, email, telephone messages, etc. are likely to
be areas of confusion or frustration. Things get lost, machines break, light
bulbs burn out and anything related to cars can be a source of problems.
key to using this period in a positive way is to go back to things you've
set aside and take a second look. You may be able to see things in a
different light and fix past problems that you gave up on before. Go back
and edit that unfinished book or document. It is a good time for research
and doing the background work on some future project. It seems to be a good
time for long distant trips from which you want to return. Just make sure
you run through the check list before you leave.
The main thing to remember
is that during a Mercury retrograde cycle most things relating to new
beginnings will have to undergo some revision or be trashed all together.
Whenever possible, avoid finalizing plans or signing important papers during
these periods. Traveling or moving during a Mercury retrograde period means
you'll come back.
Upcoming Mercury Retrograde Periods
October 4, 2014 to October 25, 2014
21, 2015 to February 11, 2015
18, 2015 to June 11, 2015
17, 2015 to October 9, 2015
January 5, 2016 to January 25, 2016
April 28, 2016 to May 22nd
August 30, 2016 to September 21, 2016
worry, your Sign hasn't changed!
Parke Kunkle is on the board of directors of the Minnesota Planetarium
Society and teaches astronomy. Recently he has stirred up a little
controversy just to get some publicity. Either that or he knows nothing
As Sir Isaac Newton replied to Hailey Comet discoverer who was questioning
Newton's belief in astrology, "Sir,
I have studied it, you have not". If Parke Kunkle actually studied
astrology, he would know the difference. Personally, I have more faith in
Newton than Parke Kunkle. Like Newton, I have studied astrology.
Western astrology, also known as
tropical astrology, is not based on the constellations. It is based
on the seasons. There are many constellations but only 12 Signs. The Signs
of the Zodiac begin on the spring equinox with zero degrees of Aries. Each
Sign is exactly 30 degrees - no more no less. 12 Signs times 30 degrees
equal exactly 360 degrees. There are exactly 360 degrees in the Zodiac and
360 degrees in a circle. The Zodiac is a perfect circle.
How Old is Western Civilization?
Gobekli Tepe is twice as old as the Egyptian pyramids and 7,000 years
older than England's Stonehenge.
How Old Is The Zodiac?
How old is the
Zodiac we use in western astrology? The oldest book of the Christian Bible
is Job. In this book, which includes discussions about fate, free will and
Karma, Job presents his argument to God by speaking in
astrological terms and mentions the Zodiac (Mazzoroth). The
experts put Job to around 1500 BC. That's pretty old, but not even close to
the findings of Astronomer, Frank Edge, and his evidence that pushes
the origins of the Zodiac back to at least 10,000 BC!
Frank Edge has discovered interesting astrological correlations in the
famous cave paintings at Lascaux, France. These paintings
show many images of the ancient skies at least 12,000 years ago including the
sign, Taurus, as the traditional bull and
Gemini as a birdman. To this day, Gemini is ruled by Mercury, "the messenger
of the gods". Mercury had wings on his head and wings on his feet. I think
you could call him a "bird" man. This proves that the origins of the
Western Zodiac are far older than previously
Here are some links:
ASTROLOGER NUMEROLOGIST WEAVEROSA WIZWEAVE