Planetary Energies for Individuals for August 2021
Date Posted: July 31, 2021
Although it’s very difficult to predict the influence of planetary energy on a given individual without referring to his or her birth chart the following is intended only as a general guideline. For confirmation, however, you must refer to your birth chart. Based on the assessment of planetary strengths or weaknesses in your birth chart, placement of planets in your current Gochar regular and ninefold charts and the current operating planetary cycles, the following may be applicable.
Neptune-Jupiter ninefold quincunx (July 29 – Aug 4)
Both Jupiter and Neptune are considered as auspicious planets. While Jupiter deals with outward and material things Neptune’s influence on us is very abstract and subtle. For those who have this quincunx in their birth charts, and if they have any one of these planets influencing them through the Gochar (transit) chart, then they are certainly going to experience a period of test and confusion with regards to their beliefs and moral values that they have been attached to. It’s time to reflect on those beliefs and values! It’s time to stay course with regards to moral values. Your surroundings and apparent nature of people surrounding you is likely to be deceptive but just hang in there till it disappears.
On the world scene, world religions are likely to be challenged with earthshaking ideas that they must attend to. New controversial issues will take the central stage in the religious world. Religious leaders will be challenged as they are going to be put on the test . Those who are willing to be open minded and ready to listen and act on new and fresh ideas without losing morality, are the ones that going to be responsible to guide people. Others are likely to fade away with time.
Mars-Uranus Square (Aug 2-5)
Typically this square offers very unfavorable results with astonishing speed and without any notice. For those who have such square in their birth chart, and if they have any one of these planets influencing them through the Gochar (transit) chart, they need be extra careful. The best thing to do is to lay low key, not make any new commitment, and avoid taking any sort of risk. Also, experiences like a sudden incident of fire, or an accident, or missing or drowning of a child are the doings of this square.
On the world scene, possibility of some sudden outbreak of an undesirable happening and strong possibilities of both natural and man-made calamities are likely. The countries that are most likely to be affected during this period would be the United States of America, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Palestine and Israel.
Pluto-Uranus ninefold square (Aug 8 – Oct 4)
At a collective level, the Pluto-Uranus ninefold square could bring a unique change in the way the current US administration deals with other nations with respect to its international agenda, and also with its domestic matters. There will be a transformation of a political strategy that might become responsible of a change in the current political agenda, and foreign policy matters of the Biden administration as the planet Pluto with its tremendous energy has a power of irreversibly transforming the field of politics to a new level or setting with a new set of norms. Expect some serious issues that the Biden administration could get tangled with.
On an individual level, if in your birth chart Pluto makes a square with Uranus, and if either of these planets is currently influencing your life via your current Gochar (transit) chart, then you are very likely to be affected by this square. Depending on the houses these planets occupy in your birth chart, you are going to have a sudden and a totally new and a very unpleasant experience in that particular field. Be ready to face this unwanted experience. Stay alert and try not to start a new venture that requires taking risk. It’s like you are on a business trip or company assignment and you are immediately called off or caught in a situation that you find very difficult if not impossible to get out.
Pluto-Jupiter ninefold sextile (Aug 8-14)
This is an important planetary event for people who deal with religion, religious and academic institutes. This auspicious ninefold sextile could become responsible for a unique transformation in the field of religion as the planet Pluto with its tremendous energy has a power of irreversibly transforming the field of religion and academics to a new level or setting with a new set of norms.
In your birth chart if Jupiter and Pluto are either in conjunction or trine or sextile, and if either of these planets is currently influencing your life via your Gochar (transit) chart, then you are perhaps standing on the thresh-hold of a new era that’s about to begin in your life. Depending on the houses these planets occupy in your birth chart, you are going to have a totally new and a very different experience in that particular field. Be ready to accept this new settings with new challenges as well as the rewards that come with them.
On a collective level, religious and academic and to some extent social fields are very likely to see changes coming in their respective fields. Initial reaction to the change might appear to be a bit confusing and perhaps chaotic, but the majority of us are going to embrace this new wave of change and are very likely to enjoy it.
Mars-Rahu and Mars-Ketu Squares (Aug 9-11)
During these few days, Mars makes square to each of the lunar nodes. Typically these squares are very unfavorable and unfortunate in general. For those who have these squares in their birth charts, and if they have any one of these planets influencing them through the current progressive cycle, they need be careful. The best thing to do is to lay low key, not make any new commitment, and avoid taking any sort of risk.
On the world scene, both natural and man-made calamities causing destruction and loss of lives during these days are likely.
Mars-Saturn quincunx (Aug 12-14)
Mars-Saturn quincunx can be responsible for a situation of tension and friction. For those who have such quincunx in their birth charts, and if they have any one of these planets influencing them through the current Gochar (transit) chart certainly need to be careful in dealing with the surroundings around them. Perhaps simply lay back and do nothing. If you must involve in an unwanted but unavoidable situation, be extra careful and try to minimize the damage. Experiences like fire burns, rape, accidents, loss of precious things, and monetary disasters are real possibilities.
On the world scene, a short term but very intensive friction between India and Pakistan is likely. Terrorism and violence, especially in Israel-Palestine area will be on rise. Outbreak of an undesirable happening, and strong occurrences of both natural and man-made calamities are real possibilities.
Rahu-Jupiter ninefold opposition (Ketu-Jupiter ninefold conjunction) (Aug 23-31)
While Rahu-Jupiter ninefold opposition is likely to temporarily favor orthodox and ultra conservative religious authorities, it also is going to sow seed of self destruction for those authorities. Some sort of religious upheaval or conflict is likely to surface during this period.
For those who have favorable Rahu-Jupiter aspect in their birth charts are likely to see some positive changes occurring in their lives during this period. However, for those who have lunar nodes squaring with Jupiter are likely to face some rough times during this period.
On a collective level, besides its influence on religion as stated above, Rahu-Jupiter ninefold opposition may become responsible in slowing down social progress, humanitarian efforts, and charity work. The morality, in general, is likely to take a backseat and religious scandals may come to the surface during this period.
Uranus-Saturn ninefold quincunx (Aug 27 – Sept 10)
When Saturn-Uranus ninefold quincunx occurs, it’s a challenging period for you if you have such quincunx or square in your birth chart. In addition, if the planet Uranus or Saturn is affecting your life via your Gochar (transit) chart, then you might want to consider taking extra precautions in the areas which are affected by these planets as shown in your natal chart. You should avoid taking any kind of risk at any cost during this period. Such quincunx can make things very miserable and difficult for you. Staying low key is certainly the way to go. Avoid any new ventures and postpone the matters that you want to begin till this period is passed.
On a collective level, the United States of America, Russia or China may experience social or political turmoil at home as well as tensions rising among them.
Pluto-Saturn ninefold trine (Aug 29 – Sept 14)
If through your current Gochar (transit) chart, influence of either Pluto or Saturn is active and if Pluto is favorably positioned with respect to Saturn in your natal chart, expect a very favorable time during this period. Such a positive period will be related to the affairs signified by the houses these planets occupy or aspects. For example if the seventh house is involved, expect a new and positive development in a relationship, or business partnership, or success in capturing the audience if you deal with masses. If eleventh house is involved it may financially prove to be a very rewarding period.
On a collective level, this is a good period for European and Russian economy. This period is also good for progress in technical fields (new innovations and discoveries) and religious reconciliation.
Neptune-Jupiter ninefold trine (Aug 31 – Sept 6)
This auspicious ninefold trine is good for all world religions as well as for people who are engaged in activities that help us expand morally, socially as well as materially.
For those who have well placed Jupiter and Neptune in their birth chart (conjunction, trine, sextile, opposition) are likely to have a very positive experience during this period. People involved in the religious activities are likely experience a sudden boost in their daily activities, and religious authorities are going to be well recognized by societies.
On a collective level, religious, academic, and social fields are very likely to enjoy the new and positive changes occurring in their respective field.