by Lina Elisabeth Preston 2 min read

This November Mars will finally move into a new sign, Venus goes direct again and Saturn moves into a different Nakshatra, Purva Ashadha.

Mars Moves to Aquarius

Mars and Ketu have both been in Capricorn for several months now and, due to Mars having spent some time in retrograde, three conjunctions have taken place between them. This has caused an intense activity, some due to intense weather and other natural catastrophes. We have also experienced many heated political events and much senseless violence.   

Mars is at the peak of his strength on November 2nd and 3rd at 28 degrees Capricorn. This is his degree of exaltation in the sky.

On November 6th Mars moves into Aquarius. Aquarius is a humanitarian sign and even though Mars is no longer together with feisty Ketu we will likely continue to see heated discussions in world politics. More people may also become actively involved in political, humanitarian and environmental efforts.

Jupiter, Mercury and Sun in Scorpio

Some attention needs to be given to what might happen after November 16th. The Sun joins Jupiter and Mercury in Scorpio on this day.  Mercury turns retrograde in Scorpio and Venus moves direct in Libra, also on November 16th. We will likely see some change and reform taking place during this time.

On November 27th this energy is more pronounced when the Sun /Jupiter/ Mercury (R) are in an exact conjunction at 10 degrees Scorpio.

Saturn Moves to Purva Ashadha

On the same day, November 27th, Saturn moves into a different Nakshatra: Purva Ashadha. Purva Ashadha is energizing and tries to separate what is beneficial and useful from that which is not. The shadow side of Purva Ashadha deals with elitism and self-righteousness.

If you have your rising sign, Sun or Moon in Scorpio you have an increased opportunity to make positive personal changes this month.

Libra, Capricorn, Aries and Cancer will have a strong, positive Venus after November 16th when Venus is direct again. This is a time when relationships can prosper.

Dates to Remember:

(based on PST)

  • Nov 2 - 3: Mars at the point of his exaltation:  28 degrees Capricorn
  • Nov 6th - Dec 23rd: Mars in Aquarius
  • Nov 7th: New Moon in Libra
  • Nov 16th: Venus moves direct again in Libra
  • Nov 16th - Dec 6th: Mercury retrograde
  • Nov 16th - Dec 15th: Sun moves into Scorpio
  • Nov 22nd: Full Moon in Taurus
  • Nov 26th - Nov 27th: Sun/Jupiter conjunction in Scorpio
  • Nov 27th: Sun/Mercury (R)  conjunction
  • Nov 27th: Saturn in Purva Ashadha nakshatra

Blessings,
Lina

Lina Elisabeth Preston
Lina Elisabeth Preston

Lina Elisabeth Preston has been doing astrological consultations for 20 years. She is a certified Jyotish Visharada and member and practitioner with the Council of Vedic Astrology. Lina also works with vedic gemstones. A long time meditator and disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, Lina lives with her husband Binay at Ananda Village, a spiritual community in Northern California. Lina and Binay founded their business Northern Lights in 1990.



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