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Intuition, Letting Go and Relationship Healing | New Moon in Pisces | Vedic Astrology Forecast for March 27th, 2017

New Moon in Pisces

The exact moment of the New Moon in Sidereal Pisces will occur a little before 11pm on Monday March the 27th, 2017.

The New Moon is the reset point or beginning of a New Lunar cycle, and evolves its primary theme through the course of that cycle.

Pisces is a Water sign that is ruled by Jupiter. The element of Water connects us more deeply to our emotions. And Jupiter itself is the part of us that is seeking higher truth, wisdom and wishes to expand in consciousness.

As Jupiter operates through Water, it takes our seeking of truth into a deeper intuitive and emotional level. It invites us to connect deeply into the deeper mysteries of life and Self.

In Pisces, we learn the final implications of Karma and the spiritual wisdom of releasing attachment. A deeper connection to our true Spiritual nature is sought in Pisces, and letting go of the world of attachment is necessary.

Pisces teaches us surrender in the mode of the famous Serenity Prayer. We learn to accept the things we cannot change, to have courage to make the changes that we can, and we develop the wisdom to know the difference.

Pisces also takes us deeper spiritually, because in order for us to expand our inner experience of True Self, we must shift our relationship with the outer world. This comes through letting go of the world. We must release our obsessive attachments to the things of the world we have imagined our the source of our happiness. As we do, we becoming freer within our Self and able to navigate the world with less expectation and attachment. Thus, we suffer less because we are less attached to what happiness “should” look like.

This is designed to be a process of maturation and evolving discrimination of Truth from falsehood. But the desire to surrender and find that inner freedom sometimes takes the initial desire of just wanted to escape from the world. And this become a potential challenge for Pisces energy, in that we may find ourselves creating unhealthy ways to be free of the world.

A healthy way would be a consistent meditation practice. An unhealthy way would be using sensual indulgence, alcohol and drugs in an obsessive and unconscious way.

As Pisces teaches us surrender and the release of attachments, we may sometime experience this energy as Loss. It can be painful if the attachment is strong. As we evolve, we become more accepting of the natural process of loss, and begin to recognize and accept that all things must come to an end. Pisces is a sign of Completions in this way. It brings cycles to an end and invites us to consciously release that which no longer serves us.

And so here in Pisces, the Sun and Moon will join together for the New Moon. The New Moon is a dark moon, which represent the opportunity to turn within and connect more deeply with our subconscious and inner wisdom. And Pisces itself is one of the most inwardly reflective signs, inviting a deep opportunity to access our intuition and connect to our innermost Wisdom and Spiritual Self.

This New Moon is a great opportunity for Meditation, for accessing spiritual insight and for cultivating a deeper connection to your Spiritual Self. It’s also a great opportunity to allow that deeper connection to express itself through you and into the world. Because of its connection to wisdom, emotion and the deeper nature of Spiritual Consciousness, Pisces opens a quality of compassion, love and the desire to express that kindness and love into the world.

Because Retrograde Venus in in Pisces also, the energy of this specific New Moon will have a deeper reflection around relationships and the search for happiness. You may find yourself reconnecting to past relationships, or maybe just having past relationship experiences coming to mind or maybe reflecting in your dreams.

With the position, it’s a great time to release old relationship patterns and re-establish new ways of being in relationship that are based upon honoring the Spark of Spirit that dwells in others. It’s a chance to bring greater compassion and love to current and past relationships. And it’s also a great time to allow yourself to bring past grudges to completion and allow the deeper love to flow into forgiveness.

These themes will be evolving over the next 28 days through this lunar cycle. Take time to recognize what is being revealed to you around relationships. Also be aware of the call to connect more deeply inward to your Spiritual Self, while also being mindful that it doesn’t turn into unhealthy escapism.

Reflect on what is wanting to be released from your life. What cycles of your life are coming to a completion? And how can you use the inner intuitive wisdom to begin to recognize the seeds for what is wanting to awaken as you move into rebirth? Connect to your inner vision for the next steps of your life, your spiritual path and your relationships.

How are you experiencing this New Moon in Pisces window?

The above is a general Vedic Astrology Forecast. It discusses the shifts that are happening at the level of the Collective experience, as well as how you can use that Collective energy for your own growth and evolution.

For a detailed reading of how the Planetary cycles will impact you personally, you should schedule a private Vedic Astrology Reading.

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Preparing for Rebirth | New Moon in Pisces | Vedic Astrology Forecast for April 7th, 2016

new moon, moon, skyThe New Moon in Sidereal Pisces occurs on April 7th, 2016 around 7:25am EST. The recent Eclipse cycle has invited the opportunity for a profound shift in our relationship to Power and serving others. And the Sun (Power) quickly moved into Pisces after the recent Lunar eclipse which invited a change of structure and increased action to bring about transformation at this level.

This New Moon brings the chance to let go of what has fallen away from the recent Eclipse shake-up effects, and consciously plant some new seeds in preparation for a new Cycle of Growth. As the Sign of Pisces itself represents letting go, loss, and surrender, a natural end to a previous cycle is being supported now. The energies of the old, previous struggles, outdated expectations, and unfulfilling goals are invited to dissolve into the Deep Ocean of Peace here. Pisces brings the final peace, the dissolution of the worldly struggles and the awakening of Liberation and Enlightenment.

While it points to “Liberation and Enlightenment” in the Spiritual sense, as the final culmination of the Spiritual Path, it also mirrors that same energy in the worldly experiences. The same principles of death and rebirth occur at every level of Creation. All things come to an end. And just as the Spiritual Path may say that “Enlightenment” is the final culmination and the end of suffering in the world, we can also point to specific aspects of our suffering and allow them to come to an end as well.

In the same way that a long argument can finally be resolved and forgiven, bringing peace to the previous struggle and conflict, so Pisces can help balance previous struggles and illusions in specific areas of our lives. Peace comes when we stop struggling, accept what is and open to deeper wisdom and allow what no longer works or serves us to fall away gracefully.

Pisces is ruled by Jupiter, which brings expansion of wisdom, meaning and purpose. In Pisces, Jupiter operates through the field of expansive water which represents emotion. So, wisdom, mean and expanded consciousness expressing itself through deep emotion with the intention of serving the highest good. Here, a cycle of struggle comes to an end.

And like the death of an estranged relative, sometimes loss of even something that caused us conflict and suffering can feel painful. The human experience of loss is uncomfortable. So while the old and that which no longer serves is falling away, it is possible that there may still be some grieving of the old. After all, a part of loss is also not knowing what is coming next.

At the New Moon, the mind and emotions are at their lowest energy point. This allows a more inward access to the unconscious mind. This low light of the Moon also represent the “winter” before the “spring” within the Lunar Cycle. Things are have been falling away since the Lunar eclipse just through the waning Moon. And now, the New Moon represents a new starting point – a new potential for rebirth. And it happens to be occurring within Pisces, which is the natural Sign of the final letting go.

On March 31st, Venus also transitioned into Pisces. Venus represents our happiness and capacity for pleasure, and is said to be best situated in Pisces. It functions at a higher vibration in Pisces because here the drive to seek happiness is connected to the inward impulse to connect to a deeper spiritual truth and wisdom. Here, happiness is experienced as merging with the Oneness of Consciousness and finding happiness for no reason in the expanse of deep spiritual feelings of peace.

This potential will be vibrating into the side point of the new Moon, while Mercury shifted from Pisces into Aries on April 2nd. Mercury was at it weakest placement in Pisces, but now moves into Aries where it curiosity and intelligence begins to anticipate and articulate the upcoming cycle of rebirth. Here, speech and communication begin to align with the new potential and enthusiasm that exists at the beginning of a new Journey or project.

On March 25th, 2 days after the Lunar eclipse, Saturn turned retrograde. This brings a more inward focus to reflect on our fears and limitations, which will be especially helpful considering the transformation that was initiated during the Eclipse itself. Additionally, it will invite the inner reflection on our capacity for hard work and commitment, as well as our relationship to solitude. Saturn and Mars are both still in Scorpio, where their natural expressions are fueling deeper transformation, the facing of fears and the need to strengthen and transform our fears into emotional strength.

Jupiter is still retrograde in Leo with Rahu, where is continues to create reflection on our highest teachings, purpose and meaning. And Rahu creates a higher level of focus, obsession and adds a cloud of confusion that makes us pay even more attention to it is order to really figure it out. Jupter and Rahu in Leo encourage us to find deeper meaning and purpose and infuse that energy into our personal creative expression.

All of the energy available at this New Moon cycle supports an opportunity for a deep transformation and a deep letting go. A new cycle is about to begin. And the choice is there to consciously embrace the change by letting go of the old and nurturing the new seeds of change. Or, of course, you could also just resist it and cling to the old ways. But, in the end, the wisdom of Yoga teaches us that clinging is the actual cause of suffering. So, letting go and surrendering IS the path to peace. And Pisces is operating through our Power (Sun) and Mind (Moon) while being connected to our capacity for Happiness (Venus) as we are invited to plant new seeds.

The caution here is that if you aren’t remaining present the energy in Pisces can create a temptation to escape.  Faced with loss and the letting go, if it becomes uncomfortable, one might just numb out and attempt to avoid the discomfort.  Take care of yourself. Be gentle.  And also remain aware of any temptation to turn away from the natural process of letting go that is happening.  Instead, try to embrace the process.  Give yourself rest and solitude if needed, but allow yourself to experience the letting go in a conscious way, while allowing the new Vision of the next steps to begin to form.

For you, what conscious intention and seeds are you wanting to plant for the next wave of rebirth? Reflect over what is ready to fall away, and offer it back to the Earth and back to Spirit. And also reflect on the new vision you have for moving forward. What are the seeds of transformation that you are ready to plant? In what way can this next cycle allow you to “Be the change that you want to see in the world”?

In every aspect of nature, there are cycles of expansion and contraction, death and rebirth. When we align with and flow with these cycles we grow, evolve and feel in harmony with the world around us and with our own Nature. When we resist it, or remain unconscious, we are more likely to experience conflict, challenge and suffering as a result. It’s exhausting to swim up stream, but letting go and allowing the river to carry you along its Natural course requires no effort on your part except to pay enough attention to avoid little obstacles along the way.

This New Moon is about letting go of the old, and allowing the new vision to arise into your awareness. Is it time to stop struggling and embrace the natural order and wisdom that is revealing itself to you?

The above is a general Vedic Astrology Forecast. It discusses the shifts that are happening at the level of the Collective experience, as well as how you can use that Collective energy for your own growth and evolution.

For a detailed reading of how the Planetary cycles will impact you personally, you should schedule a private Vedic Astrology Reading.

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Collective Power Shift | Lunar Eclipse in Virgo | Vedic Astrology Forecast for March 23rd, 2016

lunar eclipse, moonlight, celestialThe recent Full Solar Eclipse in sidereal Aquarius shook up our relationship to Power and our relationships to others in society. The energy continues to resonate for Months, and the upcoming Lunar Eclipse will add to the vibration of this, shifting towards new focus.

So, the Eclipse took us deep into the Subconscious mind around our power, our relationship to society and our ability to serve the collective. Less than 5 days after the Eclipse, the Sun moved into Pisces early in the morning on March 14th. This carried our power (the Sun) into the Sign of endings and letting go. Pisces is ruled by Jupiter, which operates through expansive water, taking our deeper consciousness into the depths of the unconscious spaces of existence. Here, dreamlike fantasy can arise. As can a desire to escape.

Here our power may potentially want to dissolve and be released. We may potentially feel a loss of power. Or, we may also be inspired to use our inner Power to connect to the Unconscious, to let go, to be free and to bring our past relationship to power to an end. It is a chance to infuse our sense of power with deeper meaning and purpose (Jupiter), and to allow a deeper emotional connection to flow through our sense of power. Can power arise infused with love? Can it be motivated to free and liberate? Can Power be expanded to touch into a meaning beyond the nature of the individual self?

In Pisces, power has the chance to dance in these ways, and as it does, the old models of power have a chance to fall away and dissolve. Past karmic impressions of what Power is can be dissolved here, cleansed in the depths of the inner Ocean of Consciousness.

On March 18th, Mercury moved into Pisces as well. Mercury as the capacity for speech and communication is said to be most challenged in Pisces. Mercury’s natural way of functioning is to be detail oriented, focused, discriminating, curious and quick to observe and report. In Pisces, the dreamy nature of emotion can cause its focus and clarity to wander and expand away from details. In Pisces, the nature is expanse and openness of feeling, rather than analytical, detail focused perception. Pisces is quite the opposite of “attention to details”. So Mercury is challenged here. Communication and speech can become unclear or general and vague.

On March 23rd around 8am EST, the Moon will reach its highest eclipse point in the Sign of Virgo. This creates a stronger infusion of transformational energy as part of the eclipse cycle, as the natural balance point for the Solar eclipse in Aquarius would actually be Leo. Had the Lunar eclipse occurred in Leo, I would be telling you about the natural balance of Serving others while also (Leo) learning to honor and expresses our own creative individual power. (This is the primary theme of the Current Nodal axis.)

But, instead, the Sun has shifted to Pisces, and the Moon will have a partial eclipse in Virgo. The Power to Serve others and the needs of the collective and society that have arisen from the subconscious during the eclipse are now going through a transformation. The Sun in Pisces transforms this relationship to power as mentioned above, and the Moon’s eclipse in Virgo connects the process to finding the details and the structured actions required to create a lasting implementation of this new relationship to power.

So, the collective relationship to Power at the levels of Government, Community and Religious Leadership, as well as within the collective consciousness is being changed. And action is required to implement and create the new structure and order that is arising to align with a Power that is more aware of the Collective needs of society.

The Moon (mind and feelings) is invited into the details of making it happen, and the motivation to do the work needed to change the past experiences of power. The Moon’s placement in “the details and hard work” helps to counterbalance the Piscean nature of wanting to escape and dream life away because the Moon sees “there is work to be done”, and is still holding the seeds of “Serving others and society” that were planted through the Solar eclipse/New Moon.

Since Virgo’s ruling planet Mercury in Pisces and the Moon in Virgo are aspecting eachother through this eclipse, this will help Mercury be a little more focused as it connects to the deeper wisdom of Power (Sun) that Pisces inspires.

Eclipses themselves are known to bring shifts and shake things up. And the specific configuration of the Moon being eclipsed in Virgo instead of the natural balance point of Leo reveals an even greater level of Transformation is being activated. Transformation through planning and self effort in do the work needed to improve our circumstances. Or the work needed to “Run the kingdom” in the case of the Government/political process.

Remember of course that the Eclipse energy sets off an intense Vibration into the collective that continues to resonate for months. Transformation often includes the “falling away” of the old to make room for the new thing, and can sometimes be uncomfortable. Also, remember that for many “change” brings about fear, insecurity and sometimes even resistance. In these times, some will cling to “the old way”. Some will also move into very primal reactions and will be motivated to “do ANYTHING to feel protected from the Threat”… Whatever that imagined threat may be. And, in most cases, what that primal fear responds most to is “Other – the unknown”. A primal reaction to feel “safe again”.

With the Sun in Pisces, we can try to rise above this “primal” fear, and instead connect our Power to a deeper sense of Self that is aware of Oneness and the deeper Spiritual Truth of our collective experience. Sun in Pisces can help us connect to deeper spiritual meaning and access the inner wisdom needed to remain centered while experiencing life from a more expanded perspective of Consciousness.

These energies will also run through your personal experiences. Perhaps a motivation to re-evaluate the way you use your own power, the steps and actions needed to serve the collective, as well as the steps needed to manage and care for your own energy and resources. With Virgo type energy, themes around health, diet and self-care also arise. And the ability to balance your inner Spiritual Power with the management of your outer world and body.

For yourself, reflect on these themes. Notice how they are operating with the political process and the conversations and news stories that are arising around the ways that “power” is being shaken up. And, also notice the motivations you have to get your own Power managed and the inner shift you are likely feeling around your own sense of Power, whatever that may be for you at this time. How can YOU create a plan to live from a new, more globally aware space of compassion that is linked to a deeper spiritual Consciousness than before? And how can you care for yourself during these times of change and transformation while stress and insecurity may be higher in yourself and/or the ones around you?

The above is a general Vedic Astrology Forecast. It discusses the shifts that are happening at the level of the Collective experience, as well as how you can use that Collective energy for your own growth and evolution.

For a detailed reading of how the Planetary cycles will impact you personally, you should schedule a private Vedic Astrology Reading.

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