The week begins with a waning Moon, and a sandhi Sun, just leaving Sagittarius. Mercury and Venus are in close conjunction in Capricorn, enticing us with immense creativity and increased creative flow. While Jupiter, Rahu and Saturn offer their drishti to these planets, intensifying our efforts of expansion, containment and focus.
Monday, January 12th
Today's intention: The light increases with your conscious, constructive efforts.
Moon transits Virgo and Hasta nakshatra, letting in the light of Savitr as the week begins. Once Moon shifts into Chitra nakshatra at 16:55 CST, Vishvakarma enters with his agenda, plans and creative aspirations. Moon and Rahu in Virgo receive drishti from Mars, intensifying action steps. Moon is in close conjunction with Rahu today which brings a shadow effect to our emotional body. Increased desire, worldly pleasures and increased appetite for life is likely. These are worthy desires, just make sure the cravings are balanced.
Mercury and Venus are in exact conjunct in Capricorn receiving drishti from Jupiter, Saturn, and Rahu which is increasing our creativity and desires for creating and expanding our life container. Sandhi Sun moves to the edge of Sagittarius today and will join Mercury and Venus early on Wednesday.
Use today for connecting and creating, expanding and getting focused, for moving towards what you really want and need in your life.
Tuesday, December 13th
Today's Intention: Build your empire, brick by brick.
Moon shifts into Libra at 06:06 am CST, while transiting Chitra nakshatra- ruled by Mars and Vishvakarma, the celestial architect. This dynamic duo assists us in action, planning, setting goals and enlivening our intentions. With effective action steps and the passion that is required to keep us motivated and inspired, we can create anything!
Mars shifts out of Dhanishta and into Satabisha nakshatra until the end of the month, provoking a shift in our action steps and intentions. Ruled over by Varuna, this lunar mansion is oriented towards seeing, discovering, and awakening to our own truth. Varuna sees everything and is said to have a thousand eyes, therefor he can intensify the critic and judge within us. He is an Aditya (giving resources and offering support), yet he does it through structure and abiding by the Laws of Nature. It is very important to attend to health needs during Satabisha times as any disease that starts under this nakshatra is said to be incurable. Attend to what nourishes you, supports your vitality and there won't be any issues. But for now it is vital to be maintaining balance on the four levels of life- mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. Stay out of the overwhelm and step into harmony by syncing up with the Laws of Nature.
Sun is at the edge of Sagittarius in deep sandhi. Extra care for the spiritual body is necessary right now. Use this time to tap into your deepest longings. To listen deeply to your inner wisdom. Re-visit your needs, your life purpose, the direction of your path.
Moon moves into Swati nakshatra at 19:08 CST.
Wednesday, January 14th
Today's Intention: The winds of change are blowing. Remember to direct your sails.
Moon transits Swati nakshatra today, creating a swiftness, a certain sense of movement and change. Vayu, the wind god, insures that change, movement and strength are enlivened. Wind has many purposes and can offer multiple resources to us; it can also scatter us, destroy us or force us to make change in direction. Vayu is a Rudra, meaning he has immense strength and power. Be intentional today with how you use the power and strength within you, how you direct your inner winds.
Sun shifts into Capricorn at 07:35 am CST, joining Mercury and Venus here. These three planets all receive drishti from Saturn, Rahu and Jupiter. Let the illumination in and let it influence your creativity, your communications, your orientation towards expansion and awakening. There's a new structure being created for each of us right now, if we consciously and intentionally move forward. This is a time for expanding our life container. We do this with creativity, our creation process, that which is our birth right. Each one of us is here on the planet to create the life of our dreams, to manifest, to expand and grow what is possible for ourselves. Maximize this potential with intention, goals, clear action steps, and guidance and support. This is the winning combination. Be sure to check out my Essentials for Manifestation MP3 for assistance and support.
Moon shifts into Vishaka at 20:38 CST.
Thursday, January 15th
Today's Intention: Stop, collaborate and listen.
Moon transits Vishaka nakshatra, nearing the edge of Libra. Vishaka is ruled by the dual gods, Indra and Agni, which expresses the co-creation process; a "two is better than one" reality. Indra is the high king, where as Agni is the high priest. This collaboration is an essential relationship for ultimate progress. Both rely on each other, thus the relationship is symbiotic. Together, they can create ultimate transformation and change. What changes are you creating today? Get help and team up!
Moon moves to Scorpio at 15:12 CST and then moves to Anuradha nakshatra at 21:17 CST. As Moon enters Scorpio, it joins Saturn here as well; both receive drishti from Jupiter and Ketu. Be mindful of the pause and remember your three level check-in in order to intentionally listen to your internal experiences. This is a time to dive deeply.
Friday, January 16th
Today's Intention: Thank your lucky stars, your friends, supporters and well wishers.
Moon transits Anuradha nakshatra at 21:17 CST, a heightened sense of support from friends and allies is increased. Mitra, the ruling deity here, is the ruler of friendships as well as fine detail and precision. He also connects us to man made laws (not Nature's laws which are Varuna's domain). Man made laws insinuate a matter a fact experience of life. What you see is what you get. Treat others as you would like to be treated. Every action has a reaction. The planetary ruler, Saturn, suggests structure, timeliness, and the wisdom that comes with age as a means to help us learn the lessons of Mitra. He is an Aditya and therefor offers blessings and resources, but does so with restrictions and steadiness of our actions. The "friendly star" earns its title by bringing a certain softness and compassion when life can feel harsh.
With Saturn's conjunction with the Moon and Jupiter and Ketu offering their gaze to this pair, we may feel a certain emotional body intensity. Depression, expansion and release are possible sensations. Pushing too hard and forcing your agenda must be surrendered today. You'll get a lot more done without the extra pressure!
At 21:04 Moon shifts into Jyestha nakshatra, Indra's domain.
Saturday, January 17th
Today's Intention: Where there's a will, there's a way. Use your strong mind to get you there.
Moon transits Jyestha nakshatra and thus Indra and Mercury share their power with us. Indra is the king of the devas (gods) and offers intense strength, while also expressing the sensitivity such strength requires. Indra rules the sensory organs, and a strong alliance with Indra invites us to have control over our senses. Controlling the senses can keep us from over-indulgence and getting pulled off our path. Yet too much control leads us to imbalance and another extreme. Individualized balance is the ultimate freedom. Protect, honor and support your senses by listening, taking time to honor your physical body intelligence. With Rahu, Saturn and Jupiter giving drishti to Mercury right now (who is also conjunct Sun and Venus) we need to temper cravings that originate in the mental body. Yet simultaneously, use this time to broaden and deepen your imagination, expand your container, and get clear and focused. Just don't get lost in the point or the infinity. Use the expansion and the contraction as a resource for creating a new sense of balance.
Venus shifts into Dhanishta nakshatra today at 06:21 am CST, inviting in the prosperity and light of the Vasu devas. The combination of Venus and the Vasu's is sure to bring passion, creativity and many new possibilities in the coming weeks. Resource from your relationships, build creative alliances, take action steps that invite in your power, light and higher purpose. Aim high! Reach towards what you want and move away from what does not serve you, nourish you or create space for your light.
Moon jumps into Sagittarius and Mula nakshatra at 20:03 CST, inviting in Nirrti, the dark goddess of disruption.
Sunday, January 18th
Today's Intention: Let the doors close behind you.
Moon transits Mula nakshatra today, inviting in Nirrti's dark goddess ways. She disrupts, changes, re-structures and removes. She does so by uprooting us and digging up what we are ready to release, transform and shift. Often this is not a comfortable experience, but can be somewhat magical! Ask for the support and assistance you need for this removal process.
Moon is in the 14th tithi today and deeply in the waning process. Allow the emptiness to be conscious for you and work intentionally with the letting go process today. As you invite in the release, cultivate presence and awareness of your emptiness. What are you releasing?
Moon moves to PurvaAshada nakshatra at 18:20 CST, inviting in Apas, the water goddess.
Monday, January 19th
Today's Intention: Purify, cleanse and restore.
As Moon continues to transit Sagittarius and PurvaAshada nakshatra, there is a deepening of release happening. Let the release come through purifying and cleansing practices, through ritual and sacred acts. Use water and the emotional body tides to inspiration the purification process. Be gentle and nourishing to yourself and others today. Do so by listening deeply to your emotional body wisdom.
Moon enters the 15th tithi today, the final phase of the waning cycle. New Moon is on Wednesday the 20th at 07:14 am CST while in Capricorn and UttarAshada. This is a very powerful new Moon! More details to come.
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