Prajapathi Peyarchi: The Transit of Uranus

UranusOn April 7, 2017, Uranus will enter the constellation of Aries. During 2016, Uranus was in Aries until December 29 when it retrograded into Pisces for four months. It is now in Aries until June 2015. In Vedic Astrology, planets have planetary deities, and the deity for Uranus is Prajapathi, the world creator. So we may speak of the transit (peyarchi) of Uranus (Prajapathi) to the sign of Aries.

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2017 Autumnal Equinox

The March Equinox occurs on March 20th, 2017 at 21:29 hours in the late evening. If you live below the Equator, this will be the Autumnal Equinox; if you live above the Equator, then you will welcome the Spring Equinox. This equinox comes at a time when there is much energy astir on the Earth. The future of humanity rests in the hands and minds of those would create a future of peace, harmony, co-operation and mutual understanding.

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Annular Solar Eclipse 26 February 2017


An annular solar eclipse will occur on February 26, 2017. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon’s apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun’s, blocking most of the Sun’s light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring).

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Abhijit, February 2017


Abhijit Nakshatra (intercalary) features in the panchang – calendar on February 24, 2017 (Friday) at times suited to your location. For example, in Cairo, Egypt, Abhijit Nakshatra starts on February 23, 2017 (Thursday) at 20:44 amd ends on February 24, 2017 (Friday) at 04:40. At another locatit begins at 05:44am, early morning. We recommend checking your local time here.

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Looking at Thunderstorm Asthma

Recently in Melbourne, Australia, on what was the then hottest day of the year in November, the stifling heat was terminated with a thunderstorm and and sudden, fast winds of up to 91 kilometres per hour. What followed was 8,500 cases of asthma and nine deaths from the ‘thunderstorm asthma’ effect. Heavy rain caused rye grass pollen to absorb moisture and burst, dispersing smaller particles that became trapped in people’s lungs.

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The Nation’s Karma: The President

The Inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States is the commencement of his term of office. We take the inauguration chart, and compare to Trump’s personal chart to see how Trump will lead the nation through the forthcoming four years. Vedic astrology is first an account of time, events and karma being experienced. Here, we look to the karma indicated by houses, planets and signs and make some observations.
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Sunrise at Uluru: Alcheringa and Astrology of 2017

In Vedic Astrology, the day begins when the Sun rises. (A day is counted from sunrise-to-sunrise.) Looking to this sunrise of 1st of January 2017, we go to the heart, the Heart of our Planet – Uluru, the mysterious monolith, which, we have been informed by the Angelic Realms, is now the Heart Chakra of our planet. So from this region sacred unto all humanity – as well as the indigenous peoples – we look to see what the planets and nakshatras offer for us 2017.

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Change, Exchange, Extremes: the planets in December 2016

shadowChristmas is coming, the planets are not getting fat! Instead, for some of this month they are in the scissors yoga, papa-ketari, and other planets exchange signs and gather more strength. It is an interesting time of much energy accompanied by fatigue at times, along with steadiness and balance of Jupiter in Virgo. We look to Cassini’s extreme surface grazing and ring grazing as it orbits Saturn.
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The ‘almost-eclipse’ and Earth Honouring

almostLooking to the trio of eclipses during August-September of 2016, we note several important issues having some impact during this period. Saturn will station and turn direct on the day of the August eclipse. The Sun will also change signs and move into Leo on the day before the August eclipse and will be at strength. Jupiter has moved into Virgo and Mercury gets ready to change signs. The stage is set for the “non-visible” eclipse of August 18.
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