The same three stars mentioned in last month’s article will grace the early afternoon and position themselves overhead again in September — just a little later in the day. This month Dubhe, Merak, and Praecipua all fall between the Sun and Moon shortly before the new moon on September 5.
Remember Aesop’s fable about the Wind and the Sun? They were having a dispute about who was stronger, so the Sun challenged the Wind to see who could succeed in getting a man who was walking down the road to remove his coat. The Wind, being a dynamic sort of being, elected to go first.
The stars at the zenith during midday this month are Alkaid and Asterion. Alkaid is in the tail of the Great Bear, part of the handle of the Big Dipper. This star is the home of Brighu, one of the seven rishis or mind-born sons of Brahma.
There will be a lunar eclipse on Friday, October 18, at 4:38pm at 25°45´ Aries. This degree is symbolized in the Sabian symbols by "a man possessed of more gifts than he can hold." Eclipses are always turning points in our lives beyond which nothing will ever be the same.
The planetary movements presented here for November 2013 have been given as per sidereal zodiac, which is 24°3´ less than the more common tropical zodiac. Further, the impact of the movements of different planets has been analyzed using the Moon as the point of focus.
Being a parent is an interesting journey. I have been and still am learning so much about myself that I probably wouldn't have had I not chosen this path. But I'm not just learning about myself; I'm learning about life and others too.
The astrology chart for November has a heavy emphasis on the need for adjustment. Sometimes what we need to do is just give in to pressure and adjust our own thinking or feelings. We don't want to, but it is the only sensible way to proceed forward. This is one of those times.