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Planetary information this week: The rise of Venus and the Leo New Moon

Planetary information this week: The rise of Venus and the Leo New Moon


Astrological replace for the week of August 14-21, 2023

Venus as morning star. On the heels of Sunday’s conjunction of the Solar to Venus (known as the “cazimi”), we start to see Venus rising because the morning star as she passes the midpoint of the retrograde interval. The symbolism 40-day cycle of Venus retrograde is fairly profound, as that 40-day cycle may be discovered steadily in non secular texts. At first of the retrograde cycle Venus is forward of the Solar and rises close to sunset, however after the Solar/Venus conjunction on the midpoint of the cycle Venus sneaks forward of the solar and rises at morning.

This midpoint of the Venus cycle marks a shift from the trying again interval and welcomes the alternative part of the cycle. We’ve already acknowledged facets of our values and relationships that require change. That is the chance to start to place grow to be movement, a course of that continues when Venus turns direct.

Leo New Moon, August 16. The New Moon in Leo, the start of a brand new lunar cycle is a wedding of heaven and earth. The Moon is within the signal of the Solar, and the aware photo voltaic precept unites simply with the lunar instincts. Leo is the signal that celebrates the Self – the wholesome Ego, open-hearted, beneficiant and vigorous and a capability to embrace pleasure.

The New Moon is accompanied by some potent planetary juice together with a precise sq. to Uranus, the unconventional planet of change and breaking out of routine. Usually the disruptive affect of Uranus can be considerably destabilizing, however the Leo Moon may be excited by change. As well as, there’s a dearth of the watery factor of emotion which can reduce the tendency of the Moon in the direction of consolation and emotional security.

This planetary efficiency helps the New Moon in its energy to show the web page. On the Leo New Moon we are able to carry out our personal Divine Baby and allow them to dance, sing, and usually rejoice life and our personal distinctive and particular place in it.

For the astrologically savvy: This New Moon is aspected by so many planets and almost the entire planetary our bodies are related to the Solar and Moon. (Venus conjunct Solar and Moon, Mercury and Mars semi-sextile Solar and Moon and trine Uranus, lunar nodes sextile Solar and Moon, Chiron trine Venus, Solar and Moon.) As well as a yod or Finger of Destiny facet is fashioned with the Leo New Moon on the apex of the configuration (Pluto sextile Neptune, and each quincunx the New Moon).

Right here’s what else you could know this week (Dates and instances are for the Jap time zone, here’s a time zone converter to regulate to your locality.)

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Monday August 14. Monday morning the Moon strikes into Leo and prepares to unite with the Solar for the upcoming New Moon. As soon as the Moon has settled into Leo the energies shift from emotional Most cancers to a lighter and extra celebratory temper. Relationships needs to be well-favored and points which will have been hidden till Venus turned retrograde could come up to be healed and soothed.  (Moon trine Neptune 12:57 am, reverse Pluto 3:46 am, Moon enters Leo 6:36 am, Venus trine Chiron 10:55 am.)

Tuesday August 15.  A photo voltaic facet to Uranus may trigger some disruption at present, particularly since this can be a harbinger for comparable energies on the New Moon. Our intentions and wishes are sturdy proper now and there’s little or no room for interference from others. Fortuitously the Moon and Venus clean over tough edges and therapeutic is feasible. (Moon sq. Jupiter 12:44 pm, sextile Ceres 6:43 pm, conjunct Venus 8:43 pm, trine Chiron 10:25 pm, Solar sq. Uranus 10:34 pm.)

Wednesday August 16. New Moon! All the planetary forces described within the introductory paragraph are at work at present. As soon as the Moon enters Virgo within the night EDT the efficiency will start to cool down and the combination of the energies begins. (Moon sq. Uranus 5:04 am, Moon conjunct Solar 5:38 am, Mars trine Uranus 9:53 am, Moon enters Virgo 7:14 pm, Venus sextile Ceres 8:02 pm.)

Thursday August 17. This can be a good day to proceed the combination strategy of the New Moon and start to implement new intentions. (Moon reverse Saturn 4:31 am.)

Friday August 18. Friday gives typically supportive planetary dynamics. The Solar trines the brand new planet Eris which doubtlessly can assist placing discordant occasions to good use.* The Moon, in Virgo for the whole day, facilitates group and the methods required to stay extra harmoniously and successfully. (Moon trine Jupiter 1:48 am, Solar trine Eris 5:15 am, Moon conjunct Mercury 1:08 pm, trine Uranus 5:51 pm, conjunct Mars 8:57 pm.)

Saturday August 19.  After a dreamy evening EDT, the Moon enters Libra on Saturday morning and begins to melt conflicts and pave the best way to decision. A harmonious photo voltaic facet to the lunar nodes recommend {that a} doorway to the long run may open up and supply a brand new manner ahead. (Moon reverse Neptune 2:00 am, trine Pluto 4:50 am, Moon enters Libra 7:53 am, Solar trine North Node 1:13 pm.)

Sunday August 20.  Care of the self is essential on Sunday as nerves might be considerably frayed below the Libran stress for stability if none may be discovered. Make sure you plan one thing enjoyable which can stability the physique, thoughts and coronary heart and allow therapeutic to happen. (Chiron reverse Ceres 7:40 am, Moon sextile Venus 4:07 pm, reverse Chiron 11:00 pm, conjunct Ceres.)

*I at the moment consider that Eris is usually concerned in international dynamics quite than private, however I determine it doesn’t harm to keep watch over her!

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