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.
The big news in 2014 is the cardinal grand cross featuring Mars, Uranus, Pluto, and Jupiter. This very tense and volatile alignment begins in January, peaks in April, and ends in July, so spring could be a very dramatic time.
The year 2014 promises some rather miraculous turns of fortune. Given that the last couple of years have been extremely difficult, I can promise that many of you will find the coming year to be far better in ever so many ways.
Uncertainties, both political and economic, largely loom over the world today. An environment of mistrust and anger between different nations is increasing by the day. In these circumstances, it would be helpful to know the planetary influences on world affairs during the coming year of 2014.