ARIES (March 21 – April 19)
This month Uranus is running in Aries and square Jupiter and Pluto. What is nice is by the end of the month this is finishing. So what does that mean? Well being jumpy or agitated as an astrological influence will diminish. If you were a bit moody, that will also finish. So all in all, things will start to lighten up by month’s end.
Aries Buddhists love to be motivators. This month you can spread your wings and soar in the space of reality. Use your strong imagination to see good things. Your good intensions will be obvious to all if you do this.
TAURUS (April 20 May 20)
This month you also have no direct planetary influence. The Sun and Saturn are positively positioned though and you do derive benefit from that. Saturn always flourishes if one does meditation practice and so have a quiet September and be reflective of the activities of the past and what activities you might consider useful for the future.
Taurus Buddhists love to be grounded and practical. This month sit back and meditate. Chew the cud of your experiences and digest them well.
GEMINI (May 21 – June 20)
This month you also have no direct planetary influence. The Sun is square to Gemini though, but it is possible to derive benefit from that. Slow down, don’t have many expectations and have a quiet September and be reflective of the activities of the past and what activities you might consider useful for the future.
Gemini Buddhists are quick on their intellectual feet. This month slow down and contemplate in a constructive manner on the meaning of your life.
CANCER (June 21 – July 22)
This month Jupiter sits in Cancer and so it is a good time to be active and get ready for the winter months. The month starts with Jupiter opposite Pluto and so you will be strongly motivated to get things done. Slow down a little at this time as you might push for something to be completed a little too quickly. There is no need to rush as the benefit of Jupiter in Cancer will be there for some time to come. By month’s end you have energy without this Pluto effect.
Cancer Buddhists normally work with feelings. This month be reflective and patient. Patience is a wonderful virtue. It comes from understanding that aggression is not the best way to resolve issues. Go slowly and your goals will be attained.
LEO (July 23 – August 22)
This month Mars is running in Leo and so energy to do things is readily available. Sometimes astrologers put emphasis on mars for aggression but another important aspect of Mars is capacity. Instead of looking for a fight one could focus on what can be accomplished in a harmonious manner. Nowadays there is substantial evidence that altruism bestows deep and long lasting satisfaction for those who develop it. You have the energy to do something, so do it for altruistic reasons.
Leo Buddhists like to be motivators. This month you have vision that guides activity. Keep an eye on your dream life, some inspirational imagery could come from that quarter.
VIRGO (August 23 – September 22)
This is the birthday month and the Sun and Mercury are stimulating you. It is a stimulation of intelligence and power. Go slowly as you have ample capacity. Going slowly ensures that actions and thoughts are done skillfully. Don’t forget to send a card to your parents to thank them for this rebirth. If they have passed away then do a meditation in deep appreciation of this rebirth.
Virgo Buddhists do things in an orderly manner. This month slow down and use the power of your diligence to help make good decisions. Let activities unfold as time and space manifests.
LIBRA (September 23 – October 22)
This month you should be the embodiment of first love and then intelligent communication. This is very strong at the beginning of the month as Venus is in Libra and then later Mercury, in that order. Be a little careful of what you say in the last two weeks as Uranus is opposite Mercury and you could say something rash. As a meditator though your wisdom can protect you from all unwanted intellectual stress
Libra Buddhists keep life in balance. Balance means harmony. Therefore know the middle point between activity and non-activity. Balance manifests with sensitivity and grace.
SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21)
This month you have Saturn running in Scorpio and later it will conjunct Venus. Saturn always flourishes if one does meditation practice regularly and so have a quiet September and be reflective of the activities of the past and what activities you might consider useful for the future. By the middle of the month shift over to love with contemplativeness and you can have some profound insights into what true love means.
Scorpio Buddhists are passionate. This month slow down and enjoy the end of the summer. See the cycles of the seasons as representative of the cycle of life. There is a time for growth and also a time for contemplation. Now is the time to contemplate.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 21)
This month you also have no direct planetary influence. The Sun is square to Sagittarius though and this could be a mixed bag of benefit and frustration. You can derive benefit from this aspect if you are skillful. The Sun’s influence benefits if one meditates regularly and so have a quiet September and be reflective of the activities of the past and what activities you might consider useful for the future.
Sagittarius Buddhists are inspired individuals. This month it is better to let your motivations be simple and uncomplicated. You tend to get easily frustrated if you try to do too much. Slow down and relax. Frustration comes from inappropriate expectations. A mind with few thoughts is often a mind with contentment.
CAPRICORN (December 22 – January 19)
This month you have Pluto and Jupiter giving you lot of stimulation. It will primarily be in the first week of the month. Be a little careful of pushing too hard to see something manifest. There are two causes for feeling frustrated. One is the Jupiter aspect pushing you and the other is a square of Mercury at the end of the month. So go slowly and initiate activities that are not demanding on your time and energy.
Capricorn Buddhists reflect and contemplate on decisions. Meditate and be mindfully aware of your interdependence with life, family and friends. This is a good meditation as it generates appreciation of others and the decision to be a positive force in whatever you do.
AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18)
This month you also have no direct planetary influence. The Sun is square to Aquarius though, but it is possible to derive benefit from that. Slow down, don’t have many expectations and have a quiet September and be reflective of the activities of the past and what activities you might consider useful for the future.
Aquarius Buddhists are sociable beings. This month meditate on the nature of reality. Realize all is interdependent and so empty of self existence. A good month to meditate on the “void”.
PISCES (February 19 – March 20)
This month is characterized by visions and daydreams. It is a good time to relax, enjoy the fall season and reflect on the activities of the summer. Be quiet and mindful. Your dream life may increase if you turn your attention to deeper psychological issues. Fantasies about some perfect situation could distract you though, so remember this is samsara and it is hard to make it perfect.
Pisces Buddhists are sensitive and introspective. This month your sensitivity is strong. Better to slow down. It might seem difficult at first but as you become familiar with mindful action and speech it gets easier and easier maintain. When you are going more slowly you can have better awareness and sensitivity of what is happening around you.