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VEDIC ASTROLOGY BY SAM GEPPI
A Lunar and Solar Eclipse in April will offer the opportunity for lessons
You may feel like there is one foot on the gas and one foot on the
brake when the Moon in Aries is aspected by Saturn and Mars.
You will feel impatient and want to make up your mind quickly,
yet at the same time afraid to make a mistake. Expect some frustration, and then channel it into discipline or service.
APRIL 6 - 7
These are good days for teaching and learning with the Moon
joined Jupiter in Gemini, the sign of communication. Give voice
to your hopes and share them with others. This is the basis for all
good teaching and a catalyst for extracting wisdom from information. Eventually, all information must be dissolved in the heart.
APRIL 11 - 12
Connecting with lovers and beauty in general will be important
with aspects of Venus and the Moon. The Moon will be in Leo,
and Venus will be in Aquarius. This brings into contrast the glory
of self-interest and the love of sharing with others. Beware of
stubbornness, though, as these are two fixed signs.
A shadow will be cast over the heart and mind with the Lunar
Eclipse in Libra, the sign of personal and romantic interactions.
This is a continuing lesson and has been a major axis of karma for
the past year. Issues of fairness and equality will be important. Do
you give too much, then feel disrespected later? Are you inflexible and give too little? These are big issues now and they may be
depressing you. Try to get out of your own way emotionally and
don’t be afraid to reach out.
This eclipse is in Chitra Nakshatra, ruled by the divine architect.
There is a lot of passion and creativity in this section of the zodiac. It would be wise to do something artistic today - perhaps a
little “crayon therapy.”
APRIL 16 - 17
The Eclipse energy continues as the Moon joins Saturn and Rahu
in Libra. An odd mixture of connection and solitude are in order. An aspect from Jupiter brings blessing and grace. Look for a
higher purpose and the message from your teachers.
APRIL 18 - 19
This is a time when we may feel as though we’re moving from
APRIL 20 - 21
the frying pan into the fire, as emotions run deep with the Moon
in Scorpio. Facing your vulnerabilities and fears of connection
will be energetically present. Going deeper into the heart, rather
than trying to control the emotions, is the big issue with Scorpio.
Aspire to emotional depth, not obsession or control. Move your
body with intention.
A sense of purpose and destiny fills the heart with Mars, Jupiter,
and Saturn aspecting the Moon in Sagittarius. Fighting for your
principles and concentrating on higher teaching is important. The
aspect of Mars gives courage, Saturn gives commitment, and Jupiter gives grace and guidance. Sagittarius elevates the stress of
Scorpio into a quest for higher purpose.
APRIL 24 - 25
Connecting to loved ones, art, and culture will be important with
Venus and the Moon joined in Aquarius. This may be very healing
for your romantic relationship as well. Getting out and enjoying
life, especially beauty and culture, is important. A common circle
of friends may be just the thing to kickstart romance. Volunteer
A new cycle of power and intention begins with the Solar Eclipse
in Aries. Now is the time to trust your instincts and act on them.
If you are following your true light, great things are possible now.
Problems occur if you are disconnected from your true self. It is
important to check in with your intentions to make sure you are
acting from a place of purity and higher awareness. If you are not,
your actions will either be feeble and cowardly, or overdone and
tyrant-like. Mercury is joined during the eclipse, bringing intelligence and allowing us to adjust and navigate with skill.
This eclipse is in Bharani Nakshatra, related to consequences and
the fruit of our karma shaping our destiny. We are always creating
something, based on our will and intention. Now is the time to
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