When: August thirteenth, 2023, at 4:16 am PT
What: Venus cazimi (aka conjunction with the Solar)
Takeaway: When Venus bathes within the Solar’s rays, it creates a golden day within the planet of enjoyment and wonder’s retrograde journey. This cazimi brings a glimmer of readability to no matter you’ve been reviewing or reclaiming in your relationship to intimacy, creativity, or need. Forged your love spells.
What’s a Venus cazimi?
A Venus cazimi is a precise union (aka conjunction) between the Solar and Venus. When Venus — the planet of affection, connection, and wonder — approaches the Solar inside 1 diploma (or 16 arc minutes, relying in your custom), it enters an enchanted state. The Solar’s rays burn by any sediment obscuring our connection to the planet of enjoyment, forsaking distilled messages about intimacy and our internal and outer magnificence.
Venus cazimis can occur two methods: 1) throughout Venus’ retrograde, when the planet is between Earth and the Solar, or 2) when Venus is shifting in direct movement and it’s on the opposite aspect of the Solar, so far as it may be from Earth. The Venus cazimi on August thirteenth is the primary variety, marking the midway level of Venus’ backward trek.
Throughout Venus’ retrograde — in 2023, that’s from July twenty second to September third — the planet’s proximity to the Solar implies that it quickly disappears from our sky. The ancients mythologized this vanishing act as an underworld journey. Venus’ underworld descent corresponds to our personal journeys to retrieve a necessary aspect of our intimate or artistic nature. This era forces us to evaluate our intimacy patterns, relationship with need, and sense of internal or outer magnificence. Trudging by the teachings may be robust, and our pure vibrancy may dim in the course of the 40ish days of Venus’ retrograde.
Cue the cazimi.
This cazimi marks the midway level of this retrograde
The cazimi on August thirteenth highlights the midway level of our subterranean quest, which makes its messages for us all of the stronger. Flashes of epiphany or delicate ahas illuminate what we’ve been reclaiming in relation to like, intimacy, magnificence, and pleasure. Keep in mind: The cosmos doesn’t communicate by just one medium. Keep alert round this date for synchronicities, insightful desires, sudden knowings, and highly effective messages delivered by others. Though this underground mission will proceed till Venus stations direct on September third, you may proceed with a renewed sense of readability and goal.
This retrograde is going on in fiery Leo, so we’re being tasked with retrieving submerged aspects of our self-confidence, creativity, and self-expression. Particularly in relationships. Suppose again to what you had been unraveling round love and pleasure in July and August 2015, the final time Venus stationed retrograde in Leo. How did your relationship to need shift? In what methods was your confidence rewired? What did you study providing your presents and skills to others? The teachings you’re encountering now deepen this cycle. Each time we tunnel additional into the depths of the identical themes, we come up with extra radiance than ever earlier than.
The Venus cazimi on August thirteenth isn’t solely a time for reflection. As a result of it’s such a gilded second for the planet of affection, it’s additionally a possibility to amplify love magic, celebration, and your reference to the muses. Relish life’s sweetness whilst you’re present process an internal — and perhaps outer — makeover.
12 methods to make Venus cazimi magic
Venus is the planet of affection, connection, magnificence, pleasure, and need. The next rituals will enable you name on Venus’ powers to draw what you deeply yearn for.
- Scatter rose petals in your altar, walkway, or round your entrance door, inviting love and Venus’ blessings into your abode.
- Submerge your self in artwork, poetry, music, and wonder. Then share your favourite finds with mates.
- Make choices to your muses to invoke steering to your artistic tasks. Putting pens, paints, or clay in your altar will do.
- Ship notes of appreciation to the folks that you just’re grateful for and bask within the richness of your bonds.
- Make the primary transfer. This cazimi will bless all makes an attempt to search out connection, so attain out to somebody you’ve been desirous to spend extra time with.
- Gentle a beeswax candle and take a shower with rose petals, your favourite important oils, and pink Himalayan salt to conjure Venusian magic. Focus in your intentions to your relationships or ardour tasks when you soak.
- Adorn your self together with your signature scents, garments, jewellery, and something that makes you’re feeling radiant. Doing so will assist channel this Venus power towards a lift in self-confidence.
- Praise a stranger (or two, or three…) to unfold the sweetness round.
- Infuse informal occasions with a celebratory spirit. Shock your pal with flowers. Play dance music when you make dinner. Underworld journey or not, Venus simply needs to have enjoyable.
- Keep alert for synchronicities, messages, and omens that spotlight what you’re recovering in your self round connection and pleasure.
- Re-read the outline of your natal Venus placement underneath the Me tab of the CHANI app and take heed to Your Studying for the week of August seventh.
- Examine the app from midday PT on August seventh for an extra Venus ritual, altar recommendations, and journal prompts designed that will help you take advantage of this lush cazimi.
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