Monday, Sep 6 at 5.52 pm PST Welcome to Virgo Season, where the New Moon falls in the constellation of the immaculate maiden. Virgo is an earth sign representing work, health, and service. It is my mission here in the Zen Ren Galaxy to redefine Virgo and update her image for modern times. New moons are new beginnings. This time
Aug 22 – Sep 22 (Fall Equinox), 2021 Your sun sign is just one planet in your star soup. Curious about the rest? Contact me for a natal chart reading. Happy birthday Virgos! Virgo, goddess of harvest, archetypal sister of Demeter and Persephone. It is time to work and thresh, humming between rows of towering
Aug 19, 2021 – Jan 18, 2022 Planets in retrograde are not spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth due to the fact that planets travel at their own respective speeds around the sun. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more
artist: Sander Berg Aug 11-29, 2021 Mercury lives in the mind, communication, and throat chakra. Now we get to experience mercuriality in its most quintessential form, as Mercury rules the constellation of Virgo (and Gemini), the busy bees of the zodiac. Also in Virgo at this time: Mars, Venus, and soon the sun as well. Virgo Season begins
Saturday, July 31 @ 6.18 am PDT The Waning Last Quarter Moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn, and sets at noon all over the world. At this station, the earthy moon in Taurus squares the proud Leo sun. Last quarter moons are turning points or crossroads, clearing the way for the new moon / new lunar cycle.
July 29 – Sep 14, 2021 With Mars in Leo since early June, we are becoming ever stronger in the heart and more independent. We are vastly improving our relationship with ourselves. We are more confident, decisive, straightforward, honest. Leo times are also silly, generous, and enthusiastic. We hold our loved ones close and excitedly tell
artist: Helo Birdie July 21 – Aug 15, 2021 Venus: goddess of art, romance, pleasure, and beauty. Venus transits shape the heart. With Venus in Virgo, the heart steps into service mode. Virgo is a steadfast, devoted goddess, if not a bit mechanical or robotic. Virgos are certainly not known for being emotionally effusive, though they
artist: Kate Stomber Thursday, June 24 at 11.40am PST This full moon is the last supermoon of 2021. Last month’s Supermoon Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius was the biggest and baddest. A supermoon can be a full moon or new moon, occurring when the moon is at perigee or within 90% of perigee (the point at which the
artist: Ikegami Yoriyuki Thursday, June 17 at 8.54pm PST The waning Gemini sun squares the waxing moon in Virgo. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk, and set at midnight in all time zones. At the first quarter, we decide what to carry forward from the new moon into the rest of the lunar cycle.
artist: Robin Eisenberg Tuesday, May 11 at 12.01pm PST Last month we had the new moon in Aries, the astrological new year. This upcoming new moon is in earth sign Taurus. Visualize a dwelling deep in the woods; leafy green vegetation; brilliant fruits; a cacophony of birdsong; tranquility. This is the home of the sacred
Artist: Loretta Egan Apr 27 – Oct 6, 2021 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here
Artist: Lobsang Melendez Ahuanari Apr 19 – May 20, 2021 Your sun sign is just one planet in your star soup. Curious about the rest? Contact me for a natal chart reading! Happy birthday my fellow sacred cows! TAURUS IS THE BEST ;) The forest of the soul is freshly burned, ravaged by the carnelian flames
Apr 19 – May 3, 2021 This year the first day of Mercury in Taurus coincides with the first day of Taurus Season <3 Mercury rules the mind, communication, and the throat chakra. Mercury in Taurus gives us drive, confidence, and conviction. Of course we get all those things with Mercury in Aries too, but earth
Apr 14 – May 8, 2021 Venus is a lavish, indulgent goddess in her home constellation of Taurus, the sacred cow. Earth energy sits sweet and heavy, juicy ripe. Sensual earth sign Taurus lives in the body’s weight; in full bellies; passionate melodies; rich food; hot mugs of tea on cold nights; art; all things savory, luscious, and
artist: Rei Morimura Sunday, Apr 4 at 3.04am PDT The Waning Last Quarter Moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn, and sets at noon all over the world, no matter your time zone. At this station, the pragmatic moon in Capricorn squares the impulsive Sun in Aries. In Capricorn the moon is in her “detriment,” opposite the sign she rules, which would