Planetary Transits for February 18 – February 24

Chart of the Week:  Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court (March 11, 1936, 8:55 p.m., Trenton,
NJ) had the Libra rising sign with Sun in Aquarius and Moon in Libra. In addition to being an “air sign” (Libra) he also had Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Saturn in air signs; representing supreme (court) intelligence.

 

Moon in the 1st house gave public favor and a royal career. Jupiter and Rahu in the 3rd house gave ambition and independence. Sun, Saturn, Mercury and Venus in the 5th house gave higher education, a complex mind, and (9) children. Mars in the 6th house gave conflicts in relationships. The weak Sun and Jupiter denied him siblings.

 

He was in the Venus main and Rahu sub periods when he died. Venus is weak in his chart and the transit of Rahu closely afflicted Jupiter, ruling law, and Sun, ruling the heart (so I think heart attack is the most likely cause of death.)

 

Note:  Transit Jupiter and Rahu are in close conjunction until March 10. Additionally, Rahu and Ketu are stationary at 27° until April 23rd.   This is absolutely not ideal for those persons, companies or countries with 27° rising signs or with any planet at 27° in odd signs (Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, or Aquarius). The impact intensifies weekly. Planetary remedies add protective covering: strengthen your benefic planets and do charities and chants/prayers for the planets causing adverse effects.

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WHERE THE (VEDIC ASTROLOGY) PLANETS ARE THIS WEEK:

 

Sun transits Aquarius from 04:55 to 11:58°.  Sun is outside the orb of influence of other planets and is co-dependent on the strength of its dispositor (landlord), Saturn, until March 14. Saturn is in good strength, which should help support the significations of the Sun, such as the leaders, physicians, administrators and governments.

 

Moon is waxing and transits Gemini, Cancer, Leo and into Virgo.  The full Moon is in Leo, Feb. 22 at 12:19 p.m.

 

Mars transits out of Libra and into Scorpio, Feb. 20 at 5:12 a.m.  Mars is weak in degrees until March 3.  Mars is under the 9th aspect of Ketu until Feb. 26.  This is generally indicates war, fires, explosions, violence, earthquakes, tornadoes, (etc., along with issues for athletes, realtors, engineers, surgeons, contractors, and executives).

 

Cases in point:  Explosion Kills 28 in Ankara, Turkey; 18 Tornadoes in USA Reported Over Past 48 Hours; Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Rattles Northwest Oklahoma.

 

Mars remains in Scorpio until June 18; and then again from July 12 to Sept. 17. This prolonged stay in Scorpio is not ideal for Aries, Gemini and Sagittarius rising sign persons, companies and countries. These rising sign persons can wear a red coral gemstone ring or pendant (put on during an auspicious date/time) to strengthen Mars.

 

Mercury transits Capricorn, from 11:31 to 21:29°. Mercury is under the 3rd aspect of Saturn, Feb. 22 – 28. Cancer, Virgo and Pisces rising sign persons, companies and countries should be careful and patient.

 

Jupiter transits Leo, from 26:37 to 25:47°. Jupiter is weak in degrees and CLOSELY CONJUNCT RAHU until March 10. There can be serious and unexpected issues with law, religion, banking, teachers, students, publishers, counselors, and husbands and children; and health problems for those with diabetes or a weak hip, liver or gall bladder.  Case in point:  “U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Found Dead”.

 

Aries, Gemini, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Aquarius rising sign persons CAN wear a yellow sapphire gemstone. Virgo and Pisces rising sign person SHOULD wear a yellow sapphire gemstone. Taurus, Cancer, and Capricorn rising sign persons should help religious persons, teachers, students and children (with food, clothing, service or donations) on Thursdays. Optionally, they can also do prayers or listen to spiritual chants on Thursdays.

 

Venus transits Capricorn, from 07:14 to 15:53°. Venus is outside the orb of influence of other planets. This should be good for women, luxuries, creativity, and transportation.

 

Saturn transits Scorpio, from 21:14 to 21:37°.  Saturn is in good strength, which should be good for agriculture, manufacturing, and working-class persons. This may also explain the over-abundance/production of oil.

 

Rahu and Ketu transit Leo and Aquarius, respectively, and now remain stationary at 27° until April 23rd.   Those persons with 26-28° rising signs or with any planet at 26-28° in odd signs (Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, or Aquarius) should be especially careful and patient and at all times.

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Transits for each “Rising sign” (not “Sun sign”):

 

Aries: Expect gains connected with your children, education and investments. Enjoy friendships with highly placed persons. Connect partnerships and the creative arts with your career and redecorate your workspace. Focus on research, language, mystical sciences, insurance; along with your Will, inheritance, and marriage through mid-June.

 

Taurus: Focus on your career and take a leadership position in the workplace. Expect a lift with your children, education and investments. Recent issues with health and finances dissipate. Be careful with marriage and windfalls and to avoid accidents through March 10. There may be expenses and separations with relationships through mid-June.

 

Gemini: Expect a lift with your own initiatives and younger siblings. On the other hand, take care of your property, vehicles, home life, children, education and investments which are vulnerable and subject to accidents. Be vigilant with relationships through March 10.There may be debts of disputes against income and friendships through mid-June.

 

Cancer: Focus on partnerships and joint ventures connected with property, vehicles, home life, and entrepreneurial activities. Be patient with setbacks with your wealth, status and family life. Continue to watch your health, finances, and legal issues through March 10. Connect your career with children, education and investments through mid-June.

 

Leo:  Focus on partnerships, joint ventures and life abroad – connected with property and fixed assets. Be vigilant before speaking and with independent projects to avoid debts and disputes. Take care of your children, education and investments through March 10. Expect good fortune with property, vehicles and home life through mid-June.

 

Virgo: Focus on your children, education and investments, along with the arts, luxuries, entertainment, and creative projects. Be vigilant if abroad and be patient with insomnia and expenses against health and finances. Take care of property, vehicles, home life through March 10. There may be setbacks with independent projects through mid-June.

 

Libra: Focus on property, vehicles and home life, but be patient with expenses. Redecorate your home and consider that new car.  Do intellectual work from home. Expect gains with your children, education and investments. Be vigilant with your initiatives through March 10. Expect a lift in status with partnerships and joint ventures through mid-June.

 

Scorpio: Work out of your home through mid-March. Connect independent projects with writing, business, brokering, communications, intellectual property, institutions and foreign ventures. Take care of your status and family life and be vigilant before speaking through March 10. Focus on your health, finances and legal affairs through mid-June.

 

Sagittarius: Expect good fortune with independent projects and international ventures, connected with large, spiritual or government organizations. Expect a lift with your career, income and friendships. Focus on the communication arts. Be vigilant with your health and reputation through Feb. Take care of your children and investments through mid-June.

 

Capricorn: Your career takes precedence. Focus on the communication arts. Get a haircut, buy new clothes and consider a spa. Speak up as an authority figure. There may be a windfall or inheritance. Be patient with travel, insomnia, expenses, and separations through March 10. Gain from property, vehicles and home life through mid-June.

 

Aquarius: Partnerships and joint ventures are forefront. Take a leadership position. Be patient with expenses and separations through March 7. Take care of income, friendships and older siblings through March 10. Connect your career with independent projects associated with competition, real estate, executive skills, etc., through mid-June.

 

Pisces: Expect income, friendships or a windfall connected with partnerships. Be patient with short-lived setbacks with same and tell older siblings to be vigilant to avoid accidents. Watch your health, finances, and legal issues through mid-March. Be careful and patient at work through March 10. Expect a lift with your status in life through mid-June.

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