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
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.
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: 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
Wednesday, Jan 20 at 1.03pm PDT Aquarius Season begins Jan 19. The very next day, the sun squares the earthen moon in Taurus. At the first quarter, the moon rises at noon, peaks at dusk, and sets at midnight all over the world. This moon phase coincides with Inauguration Day here in the US – Kamala’s in the White House!!!
artist: Lindy Kehoe Jan 6 – Mar 3, 2021 Mars: fiery warrior of the solar system, ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. Mars channels fresh, invigorating energy into the body, like the first day of spring. With Mars Retrograde in Aries for the latter half of 2020, an already difficult year became that much
artist: Miles Cleveland Goodwin Saturday, Oct 31 at 7.51am PDT Happy full moon! Happy Halloween! Who doesn’t love a full moon on Halloween? This is the second full moon in October, making it a blue moon. The October full moon is also called the Hunter’s Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and
Uranus Retrograde in Taurus: Aug 7 – Nov 6 Uranus Retrograde in Aries: Nov 6 – Jan 6, 2019 Uranus in Aries: Jan 6 – Mar 6, 2019 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
May 15, 2018 – Apr 26, 2026 Uranus is all about freedom. Uranus defies tradition and embraces eccentricity. He is innovative and future-minded, ruling areas of life like intellectual enlightenment and scientific discovery. Uranus is the spark which catalyzes unorthodox trajectories and upends societal norms. Uranus now enters Taurus for the first time since 1942. I
Wednesday, Apr 26 at 8.14am EST Happy *Super* New Moon! Even new moons qualify as supermoons because, according to Richard Nolle’s definition, they can occur “with the moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit.” This phenomenon is also known as perigee. The Super New Moon in Taurus
In total, Mercury is in Taurus from Mar 31 – June 6. The retrograde period occurs first in Taurus from April 9 – 20, then continues in Aries until May 3. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower
Monday, Nov 14 at 8:53 am EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Taurus. This particular Full Moon is known as the Full Frost Moon or Full Beaver Moon – Natives and settlers would set beaver traps before the water froze completely. It is a Supermoon, one of six