Mars in Scorpio

by James Kelleher January 01, 2018

Mars in Scorpio

On January 16th, Mars entered Scorpio.  Scorpio is one of the two signs that Mars owns, so it will have great power there.  Since Scorpio is a  sign of power, change, transformation, andmetamorphosis, this is a very dynamic transit, and a good one for producing positive change in various  areas of life. 

For the world, it is likely that this transit won't be on its best behavior, since Mars is headed  for a conjunction with Saturn after it leaves Scorpio and enters Sagittarius on March 7th.   So it is possible that there could be an increase in power struggles in world politics that set the stage for greater conflicts in the period from March - September. 
 
On the personal level, however, this transit can be quite beneficial.  It will change, improve and expand the areas of life that areconnected with the house that Scorpio signifies in your horoscope.  Here is a brief description of some of the ways in which Mars in Scorpio could affect you.  The descriptions given below are based on the Vedic Sun Signs.  Remember to read the birth dates for each of the Signs carefully, since we are using a sidereal zodiac.  If you happen to know your Lagna (Ascendant) Moon sign, or Arudha Lagna sign, then you can  read the predictions given for those signs as well.
 
 
Vedic Sun Signs
 
Apr 14 - May 14  (Aries)   Mars is transiting your eighth house, so this is a good time for personal transformation, especially physical activities like yoga, body work and exercise.  Additionally, this is a good time for money related to partnership, or for your partner's income.
 
May 15 - Jun 14 (Taurus)   This period promotes partnership, especially business partnerships. It could also promote relationships and attraction.  However, you might have to be somewhat careful that you don't get into little power  struggles, since this could make those around you a little pushy sometimes.
 
Jun 15 - Jul 15 (Gemini)  This is a great time for getting into things like yoga, sports, physical therapy, or body work.  It is a good time for being able to accomplish your goals through making an effort.  It can also help you to work within teams, as long as you work hard and try not to butt heads with coworkers.
  
Jul 16 - Aug 16 (Cancer)  This period promotes all things related to children.  However, if you have kids, you might find that they seem to be pushy or demanding at times.  It is great for career projects and for creative projects as well.  
 
Aug 17 - Sep 16  (Leo)  During this period, Mars  is in your fourth house. This is great for any activities related to your home, property or real estate.  It is good for making constructive changes in these areas, like remodels, purchasing a new home, or other types of home improvements.  This can also give your partner or spouse more ambitious energy and is good  for the partner's work.
 
Sep 17 - Oct 16  (Virgo)  During this period, communication is affected by Mars transiting your third house.  This can make you a bit more assertive than usual, so you might want to try to be self aware and ramp the energy down a notch if you find your self being pushy or getting into clashes of will.  However, this is good for your ambitious  energy and for any type of competitive activities.
 
Oct 17 - Nov 15 (Libra) Mars is transiting your second house now.  This can be beneficial for your finances, and is especially good for making constructive changes in how you are managing your money.  It  is also good for any money that is shared through partnership or marriage. One thing to watch, however, is the way you speak.  Sometimes this transit causes the amplitude of the voice to increase.  So speak softly, and carry a big wallet.
 
Nov 16 - Dec 15 (Scorpio)  This is a period that might increase pitta or heat in the body.  It is a good time for any type of physical or athletic activities.  It  is especially good for therapeutic activities like yoga and body work.  You might find yourself expressing your personality with a little extra dose of energy now, so keep an eye on that and remember to be polite.
  
Dec 16 - Jan 13 (Sagittarius)  Mars is passing through your twelfth house,  so it promotes meditation, introspection and reflection.  Since Mars is a physical planet, this transit is especially good for Yoga, Tai Chi, and other physical forms of meditation.  This is also a good time for travel.
 
Jan 14 - Feb 12 (Capricorn)   During this period, Mars assists you in achieving goals, finishing projects and earning money.  This is also a good  time for connecting with friends or interacting with groups, but you might find that your friends or team mates can be pushy from time to time as well.
 
Feb 13 - Mar 13 (Aquarius)  Mars is passing through your tenth house, the house of career.  This period  will give you more assertive push, and ambitious energy, promoting your various work projects and allowing you to be more effective.  This transit can also help you to take more of a leadership role in your work.  On the negative level, it could make you a little more bossy, or it could make your boss more bossy!
 
Mar 14 - Apr 13 (Pisces) This is a transit that promotes finances and  allows you to make good judgments related to money.  It also promotes travel and any activities related  to education.    




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