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  • Writer's picturePamela McDonough

🌟 Brightest Supermoon 🌕 of 2023: Full Blue Moon in Shatabishak Nakshatra ✨ – Illuminate Your Path!

On August 30, 2023, at 6:35 pm PT, the Full Moon casts its ethereal blue glow in the healing waters of Shatabishak Nakshatra, providing a unique opportunity for reflection, discipline, and unwavering commitment.

Join us under the brightest supermoon of 2023! Though the exact moment of fullness is at 6:35 pm in Seattle, the moonrise at 8:13 pm will still present a magnificent spectacle, nearly at its peak brightness.

Don't miss this celestial event, as the Full Moon in Shatabishak Nakshatra illuminates the night sky, offering a special moment for personal growth and exploration. (check for Moonrise in your location!)

In this blog post, we'll explore the Full Moon's alignment with Saturn, its impact on various aspects of life, and how each rising sign harness the healing energy of Shatabishak for positive transformation.

Keep looking up! Pamela


Aquarius Full Moon Aligns with Saturn: Your Path to Purpose

A Cosmic Alignment with Saturn the Lord of Karma

On August 30, 2023, the Full Moon reaches its zenith in the sidereal sign of Aquarius, a moment infused with significance. But the influence from Saturn unfolds about six hours prior to the full phase, when the Moon crosses over Saturn, the taskmaster of the zodiac. This celestial combination opens a gateway to purpose, discipline, and unwavering commitment.

Moon Meets Saturn: A Symbiosis of Emotion and Discipline

The Moon, representing our inner world, emotions, and subconscious, harmonizes with Saturn, the planet of responsibility, structure, and long-term planning. This unique alignment infuses the Full Moon's energy with Saturn's wisdom, allowing us to align our heartfelt desires with practical steps.

Navigating the Full Moon's Energy: Practical Tips

▪ Reflect on Long-term Goals: Allow the energy of Saturn to guide you in reassessing your life's direction. What are your long-term goals? How can you align them with your deeper purpose?

▪ Embrace Discipline and Structure: The conjunction with Saturn calls for a more disciplined approach. Create a plan, set milestones, and commit to following through. This is the perfect time to complete unfinished work!

▪ Connect with Community: Aquarius' humanitarian spirit encourages connection and collaboration. Reach out to like-minded individuals or groups that share your vision. The influence of Saturn encourages us to be of service to our community.

Retrograde Saturn, shining its brightest this year in just a few days prior to the full Moon, will be the companion to the **blue SuperMoon**. Keep your eyes peeled for Saturn positioned about five degrees to the upper right of the Moon as evening twilight fades. As the night progresses, you'll notice Saturn seeming to circle the Moon in a gentle clockwise dance.

Don't Miss Out! Unlock the Secrets of Saturn's Transit in Sidereal Aquarius (through early 2025!) + Rising Sign Forecast After You Dive Into This One! Saturn in sidereal Aquarius forecast


Shatabishak's Full Moon: Healing Waters and Cosmic Connection

This month's Full Moon journey takes us into the enigmatic nakshatra of Shatabishak within sidereal Aquarius.

Known as the "Hundred Healers" or "Hundred Medicines," Shatabishak nakshatra offers deep spiritual and healing potential. As the Moon approaches Poornima tithi (full phase), it must first pass by Saturn at 12:30 pm PT, lending a somber but stable influence to this celestial event.

Healing, Innovation, and Mystical Exploration: Embrace Shatabishak Nakshatra This Full Moon

▪ Healing and Restoration: The regenerative energy of Shatabishak can be used to heal on all levels, from the physical to the emotional to the spiritual. Perfect for spiritual practices, therapies, or simply nurturing your wellbeing.

▪ Innovation and Breakthroughs: Shatabishak's stimulating effects can help you to break through creative blocks and come up with new ideas. It can also help you to see problems from a new perspective and find solutions that you may not have considered before.

▪ Mystical Connection and Exploration: Journey into the unknown with Shatabishak's profound wisdom. Whether exploring hidden truths or connecting with the higher self, it's a time for meditation, intuitive development, and diving into life's mysteries.

Deity of Shatabishak: Varuna

Varuna, the god of cosmic order, water, and the celestial ocean, presides over Shatabishak Nakshatra. His influence brings a sense of universality, spiritual wisdom, and a profound connection to the cosmos. Varuna's presence is seen as the binding force that maintains the cosmic balance and natural laws, resonating with Saturn's theme of responsibility and duty.

The Full Moon's alignment in Shatabishak Nakshatra resonates with themes of introspection, healing, spiritual awakening, and unyielding commitment to personal growth. It allows us to reflect on our paths, aligning our actions with our higher selves, and making meaningful progress regarding personal healing, whether physical, mental or spiritual.


Navigating the Full Moon's Dance with Saturn: Insights for Your Rising Sign

As the Full Moon aligns with Saturn in Aquarius, a unique vibrational energy unfolds, influencing each rising sign differently.

Your Vedic sidereal rising sign reveals deeper insights into this celestial event. If you're unsure about your rising sign, get your Vedic sidereal birth chart on my website to uncover how these energies specifically connect with you and your rising sign.

Aries Rising: Focusing on your 11th house of friendships and collective goals, the Full Moon encourages connections with like-minded individuals and broader community engagement. Saturn's influence demands careful consideration of your long-term objectives, commitments to friends, and taking responsibility for your role within groups and organizations.

Taurus Rising: In your 10th house of career and reputation, the Full Moon lights up your professional goals. Saturn in Aquarius emphasizes discipline, structure, and strategic planning. Its presence urges you to solidify your career path, make responsible decisions, and build long-lasting professional relationships.

Gemini Rising: The Full Moon shines in your 9th house of higher learning and philosophy, inspiring exploration and growth. Saturn's somber influence calls for serious contemplation of your philosophies and spirituality, a disciplined approach to higher education, and thoughtful consideration of past and future travel and cultural experiences.

Cancer Rising: Focusing on your 8th house of transformation and shared resources, the Full Moon may bring introspective moments and serious considerations about partnerships and financial matters. Saturn in Aquarius lends a serious nature to these topics, urging you to make mature decisions and long-term commitments with partners in these areas. Its presence prompts you to finalize agreements, bringing structure and stability to shared resources, and to thoughtfully reflect on transformative aspects of your life.

Leo Rising: In your 7th house of partnerships and marriage, the Full Moon emphasizes relationships and connections. Saturn's influence brings a sense of duty and responsibility to your relationships, whether romantic, business, or platonic. Commit to making lasting, serious connections, whether business or romantic, that align with your life's purpose.

Virgo Rising: The Full Moon illuminates your 6th house of health and daily routines, highlighting the need for balance and wellness. Saturn in Aquarius reinforces the importance of discipline in your daily practices, urging you to create sustainable habits that contribute to your long-term well-being and efficiency.

Libra Rising: In your 5th house of creativity and romance, the Full Moon inspires joy, love, and creative expression. Saturn's influence encourages a serious approach to creativity, love, and playfulness, helping you to establish lasting structures and commitment in these areas. The Full Moon offers an opportune moment to finalize creative projects that are nearing completion, especially those that may have been lingering in the background for some time.

Scorpio Rising: The Full Moon highlights your 4th house of home and family, nurturing connections with loved ones and your inner self. Saturn's presence calls for stability and long-term planning within the family dynamic, urging you to create a solid foundation that brings peace of mind and grounding into your personal life.

Sagittarius Rising: Focusing on your 3rd house of communication and siblings, the Full Moon brings attention to how you express yourself and interact with those closest to you. Saturn in Aquarius emphasizes thoughtful, structured communication and serious commitments to your connecting with close friends or younger siblings.

Capricorn Rising: In your 2nd house of finances and self-worth, the Full Moon offers insights into your values and resources. Saturn's influence urges responsible financial planning, especially related to long-term investments, and a mature approach to understanding your inherent worth.

Aquarius Rising: The Full Moon in your 1st house of self and identity invites introspection and self-awareness. Saturn's somber touch encourages you to structure your personal goals, embrace your unique identity, and re-commit to the long-term journey of self-discovery. If there are personal habits you wish to alter or cease, the Full Moon serves as an ideal time for closures and transformations, particularly in areas that can contribute to your healing and well-being

Pisces Rising: Focusing on your 12th house of spirituality and solitude, the Full Moon calls for inner reflection and connection with the divine. Saturn in Aquarius lends a disciplined approach to spiritual practices, urging you to commit to a path that nurtures your soul and leads to ultimate fulfillment. Especially in matters connected to the subconscious mind, this Full Moon encourages activities like therapy or meditation. It's an opportune moment to delve deeper into mindfulness and emotional well-being.


Aligning with Lunar Rhythms: Optimal Timing for Moon Rituals

Best time for New Beginnings: Begin as early as August 29, 10:30pm PT a until August 30, 6:36pm PT.

Best time for Endings: August 30, 6:36pm PT to August 31, 2:48pm.

With the powerful influence of Saturn's discipline and Aquarius's innovative spirit, this Full Moon marks a time for reflection, responsibility, and transformation. Embrace the energies of this cosmic dance to align with your purpose and manifest your highest intentions.

Thank you for reading! Happy full Blue SuperMoon! Pamela

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