Foundation of Good Fortune
Ensuing Chinese Year of The Horse
The ninth house of higher knowledge is the course
The Tao, The Divine, The Law, the command it Be
It wants you now, how to understand
The Tao, Our Divine Physics
Truly is the Metaphysics of all wisdom classics
Foresight to not leave any loose ends is the opportunity at this time and for several months as Saturn, the personal self-disciplining narrowing, focusing, concentrating, purposeful-self-limitation structuring energy which assists each of us to accomplish something very important and necessary that will have long-term positive consequences if we harness this inner energy most effectively.
Added to that energy is a trine to Jupiter, the optimistic, expansive creation of something good in each of our lives, societies and the world as a whole. Jupiter turned retrograde (appears to be backtracking) from the ecliptic or tropical astrology). Jupiter will turn to direct motion March 5th, 6th, 7th, 2014, depending on where your location is.
This transiting aspect, is also occurring for those who have a natal/birth Saturn in the same position now, as transiting Saturn, which would be a Saturn return for those around 29 years old, 58 years old, and so on (a return every 29 years to one’s birth Saturn location).
When Jupiter turns direct motion, early March 2014 it will be at 10.26 degrees in Cancer, right on the cusp of the first 10 degrees of cancer, called the first decan, ruled here by the moon, going back over this point, and the second 10 degrees, ruled by Scorpio/Pluto and Mars. This correlates with Saturn in Scorpio. Jupiter is exalted in Cancer which is an Auspicious time. Cancer is the 4th house/constellation in the zodiac which rules one’s physical home which is both one’s physical being and the physical house within which one lives, be it house, an apartment or wherever.
The retrograde of any planet is symbolic of delays and reversals in thinking, situations, and life situations. In religious terms, this can be a time of a miracle or miracles in the areas of one’s life wherein Jupiter and Saturn are transiting and are connected through trine. This is the logic within all religions of having faith in knowing that what you want may not appear in your timing, but in the Divine Timing of “God”, the “Cosmos”.
When we are aware of the physics, the cosmological science behind manifestations, we can be more effective and productive. Even when you know nothing about astrology, there is an inner force that pushes one to make things happen in ways that are seemingly miraculous because the doors of effective behavior meet with right timing, and great opportunity opens.
This is what this aspect looks like for where I am now in Colorado, United States at 10:33 a.m. (though I am writing this two hours earlier, I have printed out the astrological chart. One can download your own chart and align one’s personal chart with this chart to see what areas of your life and in your life, Saturn in Scorpio and Jupiter in Cancer, both water signs, will open doors of great opportunity to utilize foresight not to leave any loose ends.
Any gains made the past several weeks and forward for a few weeks, then when Jupiter turns direct in March an goes forward to meet a trine with Saturn again, what one does can be made even more solid when one utilizes foresight in the various aspects of one’s life to understand and to know how important it is not to leave loose ends, to be thorough in what one accomplishes.
The results of thorough organization will make one’s gains even more solid. This is a time when you are able to understand the rules and you will play by them in those areas of your life wherein these aspects are occurring. This is a period of practical, pragmatic, patient work to improve a situation. Important choices made now will greatly affect your future!!!!!
It is a time wherein you are able to make it clear to others that they will gain as well by working within a spirit of cooperation to accomplish something very important in your lives. A positive give-and-take attitude will assist others to be more willing to be on your team.
Further, This process of pulling things together with organized foresight so as to not leave any loose ends, will broaden your perspective and self-understanding through the utilization of real insights that you can gain for the betterment of your own life, from the lessons, stories of experience, or just inner seeing, the lives and choices of those older than yourself.
Previously, in my writing on Saturn in Scorpio 8th house of one’s astrological chart, I expressed my experience with accounting, the tax advantages of charitable gifting (knowing the rules and taking advantage of them to assist one’s financial being), for long-range tax advantage and tax preparations. Every location is different, the rules are different, my scenario may not match the rules of where you live, but something that is most advantageous can be recognized in some form, no matter where one lives. So I will express my current situation, to assist you to maybe obtain deeper insight as to how this opportunity can work for you.
As I expressed before, Saturn in Scorpio is about debt (or not), taking advantage of debt, like a rental property to be a financial strategy to reduce taxes, increase income, assist one to become financially independent in the long-term through asset building for retirement.
Back 29 years ago, when this transit was occurring for me, Saturn was going through my 10th and 11th houses, age 35, whereby I paid off all debt, except the mortgage on my home and a rental property, and through the instrument of the rents from the rental property I paid off both my home and rental property and saved, over a period of time so that my husband could retire sooner and we would be financially independent.
I now have a return of that period in our lives with this transiting aspect. Several years ago I sold the rental, put the money into 10-year CDs at a very fine interest rate. So, now I am structuring our Trust account for the future. Therefore, right now I am re-structuring our wills and our trust, and the goals that we had are now different and these instruments will reflect our evolution.
This is where Saturn in Scorpio, is structuring insurance and inheritances for others for the future. For us, it is about making sure our expenses will be covered through our own personal savings, rather than depending upon others. Remember, those of you who read my Saturn in Scorpio, I talked about the necessity of aligning one’s savings goals so that one does not have to depend upon others.
Our future has been set in place, plus the creation of Educational funds for Honors Scholars in the local community college and the university here, wherein I was an honors scholar and utilized graduate school. We are giving back to the community, to those young people, or nontraditional students returning to university to pursue a higher understanding. Those students with excellent grades can apply for various scholarships.
Therefore, I want to also send a message to those young and mid-age, who feel they may not have opportunity for higher education because their family or own personal resources are inhibiting. I want you to understand that you must ask, seek, and knock, and the doors will open. For me, I was always a good student, and good grades was my goal. I didn’t take the traditional track, I married first, went to university for accounting at age 18, had a career in accounting and organizational analysis up to age 39. At age 40-41 the Uranus opposition Uranus kicked in, which is the proverbial seeming mid-life crisis which ends the first part of one’s life.
The structuring of Saturn between age 35 and 40 of paying off all debt except mortgages (positive debt), set up what would open the door to a new re-orientation of my life, which was profound and fantastically rewarding in terms of what my dreams were, and how I fulfilled them according to the miracles of the physics of cosmology, The Divine, the physics of Astrology wherein each individual is given greater opportunities to earn higher stations in life, not just financially, but spiritually, the inner core of what one has made of oneself, what one has earned through the diligent self-disciplines and the structuring power of Saturn – Shani.
In my next writing I will express the wonderful Uranus opposition Uranus at age 39-41, wherein one has encountered the outer world, made an impact upon it, learned all about it, and one turns through a re-orientation of inner being, reaping the consequences of the choices of the first part of one’s life.
The importance of this transit of Sautrn: Shani, in the 8th house or Scorpio and any aspects to it through this period, is that it will be 29 years before this transit occurs again, for anyone, in the particular area of one’s astrology charts, the part of one’s life that makes all the difference in one’s life. If one has Scorpio in one’s 10th house ruled by Capricorn, this will be the period in one’s life when one reaches one’s 29-year peak of expressing one’s unique capacities and abilities through greater responsibilities, which will then continue in the 11th house of aquarius in the following 2 1/2 year period after the transit of Scorpio in 10th, Capricorn. The fine complexities of reading one’s chart gives greater information for greater strategic capacities.
Saturn/Shani Transiting (moving through) Scorpio 8th Astrological House of What We Share With Others
Saturn (Shani in Vedic Astrology), the self-improvement energy is in each birth chart and is moving through each astrology chart for individual, village, town, city, state, country, nation, and world. Saturn moves through each zodiac sign for 2 1/2 years (it goes retrograde for several months every year, at which time there are delays and reversals in situations and circumstances in the particular area Saturn is transiting). Saturn is now transiting (moving through) Scorpio which is the 8th sign (house) of the zodiac and the birth chart. At time of birth, the 8th house is placed in one of the other astrological signs according to the hour of birth. For example, one may have Scorpio 8th house in Aquarius 11th house, or maybe Scorpio rising which may be partially in 12th house of Pisces and first house of Aries (house of identity and personality). The placement will vary for each individual.
The Greatness of Saturn A Therapeutic Myth (Story of Saturn) sheds light upon the darkness and shadow areas of our lives (Rahu and Ketu, the nodes of the moon as well). Saturn assists us to structure each area of our lives, and it tests how well we have structured those areas and nurtured them through self-disciplines (or not). Knowledge is one of the greatest areas of our lives that requires one to study, to internalize, requiring continual daily practices to demonstrate our self-mastery in the various areas of our lives. Saturn requires this of all of us, for that is how it is that we are rewarded (or not). Saturn requires that we earn through various works and self-disciplines such as saving money for old age (Saturn). Those areas that we have not mastered well, are the areas we will have challenges and troubles with (identity, savings, siblings, home, parents, inner being, work and health, relationships, what we share with others, higher spiritual knowledge, what we make of ourselves, how we earn money, and what we want to escape from, etc.. Passing the tests during the Saturn transit, brings higher evolution through the self-mastery of capacities and abilities with greater and higher knowledge of our strengths and weaknesses, if we want to progress or be more successful in each particular area of our lives. (Every extra effort to learn about Saturn’s requirements in one’s personal and public life through personal research, study, mastery of information, and application (Karma) is what gives us good karma!!!!!!
Saturn’s (Shani’s) connections within one’s body, mind, soul, work, and life are profound. Honoring this energy and reverencing this energy within ourselves and others gives us a greater connection with the inner energy within and how it is that we each structure the areas of our lives.
Saturn rules Capricorn 10th house, of what one makes of oneself and various sectors of each of the earth signs in one’s astrology chart. Further, Saturn rules Aquarius the 11th house of how one earns, one’s hopes, groups one is associated with.
Saturn rules Saturday, therefore propitiation should be done at sunrise on this day. Crows are Saturn’s bird, as are trees, iron, blue sapphire and amethyst, structures, bones/teeth, business (work), and self-discipline (or not). Saturn rules rewards (or not, depending on self discipline to obtain, utilize right application of knowledge). Saturn time is the time of testing one’s individual mastery in the area of life wherein Saturn is at birth, and as it is transiting a particular house each 2 1/2 year period.
Saturn also rules the Vedic system karma (application) of Upaya(s) (those sincere efforts of propitiation, eliminations, sacrifices, donations to name a few applications). Propitiations, the remedies for situations with Saturn, Ketu and Rahu, and other aspects and signs requires right knowledge of appropriate upaya. The self-discipline as effort and sacrifice (self-restrictions), ultimately bring joy of reward for work well done (even if it is simply the greatest of all rewards, that of inner self-satisfaction). Higher knowledge opens one to the light of changed perception and realization, of which opens a door to shine that light upon the dark areas of one’s life. The light of higher knowledge assists the darkness to vanish removing obstacles because of higher knowledge. The negative images within one’s perception of a situation can be remedied, it is a matter of learning (Saturn’s self-discipline) how to utilize the right knowledge to provide greater insight and strength to fulfill the requirements Saturn demands. Passing the various tests Saturn brings our way is the domain of Saturn.
The Greatness of Saturn a Therapeutic Myth (story), is a book which explains how important the energy of Saturn is in our lives for self-healing, accomplishments, health, wealth and happiness and various other rewards.
Each house of the zodiac (one’s astrology chart for births: date of birth, date of marriage, date of purchasing a home, date beginning a business, etc.) has a meaning and that meaning is compounded by the time of birth wherein the position of the houses at the time of birth are placed upon the fixed chart of houses [zodiac]).
Saturn transiting the 8th house of what we share with others at this time, requires that we structure this area. It may requir wills, trusts, insurance policies, what it is that we will leave to others as beneficiaries upon our own death. Because Saturn will be in different areas of a chart for each of us, and will require different structured self-disciplines and tests, each house will have its own requirements, according to how it is that we are to progress in that particular area of our lives until December 24, 2014).
Further, with Saturn in the 8th house and the 8th house in another sign in our charts, other’s resources may not be available to us. Therefore, it is a good idea to get into a position wherein we don’t have to depend on others for certain types of resources. Scorpio, 8th house also rules, debt, taxes, sex, power, money, inheritances, self-transformation through what it is that we share with others. Therefore, getting to a financial place of paying off debts to put oneself in a better position financially, is another theme of Saturn transiting Scorpio 8th house.
Additionally, Saturn in the 8th brings into focus the greater transformations one has been going through since Saturn left Libra (7th house of relationships) in October of 2012. During that time each was called to define self and one’s capacities, abilities, responsibilities within relationships, and to accomplish responsibilities to the best of one’s capacities. For me, it was handling my in-laws estate, because of I was the only one in my husband’s family that had accounting experience, charitable giving experience, tax information, and understanding tax forms. I learned how important all of my past cumulative experiences were. I have Libra in 10th house of what I make of myself, so I “earned” the position of family financial strategist before the death of my mother-in-law. This very important estate information and strategies were tested prior to the very unexpected timing of her death after all of the strategies had been accomplished prior to her death. This defined who I am within my husbands family, more than ever before. To be able to have handled the complexities of the estate prior to the death of the last elder definitely, transformed my position in the family, and transformed my understand of the lack of knowledge within that family unit in such matters.
Now, Saturn in 8th house, Scorpio calls each to focus on finances and possessions one shares with others and to come to terms with others’ values. Living with others values and constructively incorporating them with one’s own without destroying one’s own values will be a key issue. By studying and understanding Saturn and Scorpio, these issues, one will be able to more maturely address one’s own values, what one shares with others and more effectively maintain the right to one’s individual stance.
Finances and possessions, what one owns is a 2nd house Taurus matter, which is the polarity of Scorpio in one’s various astrology charts. Personal ownership and sharing, and putting legal affairs in order (Saturn’s structuring feature), was greatly assisted for my husband and his family when Saturn was transiting 7th house Libra in his 3rd house of siblings. For 2 1/2 years, my husband learned more about his three siblings, which definitely changed his mind about how our own estate (Scorpio 8th house) would be legally distributed.
Subsequently, these experiences assisted us with a well-prepared plan as we update and structure our own estate affairs. Mercury is in conjunction with Saturn now, and will go retrograde Oct. 21, 2013, in Scorpio 8th house, therefore, it is wise not to make steadfast plans until Mercury goes direct the 2nd week of November, because there will be delays and reversals.
Following are a few other images that may be interesting to you.
Example of what one type of birthchart looks like, showing Saturn, and the other planets and their aspects to each other, through conjunctions, squares, trines, oppositions, etc. Knowledge of these energies in one’s individual life the micro level, and the macro level of the world gives one greater insight as to why things are happening. We can obtain greater knowledge and light in learning astrology, the movement of the planets through the zodiac, which are the months of the seasons, the requirements of you as an individual, and the remedies (upayas) of situational/circumstantial challenges.
Saturn, ruler of time, travels through each sign on his carriage bringing focus, concentration, limitations, seeming loss, all forms of adversity in the form of tests of our self-mastery and capacity for self-discipline to accomplish what is required of us.