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🌟Navigating the Stars🌟: June 2023 Vedic Astrology Forecast🔮


Welcome, Vedic Astrology Enthusiast!


As we navigate through June, several crucial planetary movements are poised to influence our everyday lives. This is our chance to explore and understand these celestial shifts together.


Additionally, let's not forget that the vibrant Summer season commences on June 21, ringing in the new season just before 8:00 am Pacific time.


Now, without further delay, let's dive into the most significant astrological event this June - Saturn's Retrograde phase.


Keep looking up!

Pamela


 

June's Main Event: Saturn's Retrograde Reverberation

On June 17, 2023, Saturn, the Karmic Taskmaster turns retrograde at 13 degrees (sidereal) Aquarius, marking a significant turning point in the astrological calendar.


This important annual event encourages deep introspection and a serious reevaluation of our life's structures and responsibilities. It particularly influences the area of our life represented by the house in the birth chart where Saturn turns retrograde.


The Saturn retrograde phase is an invitation to slow down, reassess our plans associated with the house Saturn is retrograde in and address the challenges that emerge during this period. Keep in mind these challenges are not necessarily roadblocks but steppingstones to personal growth and transformation.


Saturn turns retrograde within the nakshatra of Shatabishak. This blends Saturn's karmic lessons with Shatabishak's qualities of healing and rejuvenation. Shatabishak, the "Hundred Healers," can surface issues that require our attention or healing during this retrograde period. It may also be a time connected to a health issue you have dealt with previously that requires more attention.


As we navigate this retrograde period, we are encouraged to harness the healing potential of Shatabishak to address unresolved issues and nurture our growth. While Saturn's retrograde is our main event in June, remember to consider it in the context of all the Astro-happenings.

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• The focus of Saturn retrograde remains on Shatabishak nakshatra from June 17 through October 14, 2023.

• Saturn transits retrogrades back into Dhanishta nakshatra and will transit this nakshatra briefly from October 14 until November 23, 2023.

• Saturn is retrograde starting June 17 and resumes direct motion on November 4, 2023.


The conclusion of Saturn's retrograde phase in early November signals a time to outwardly apply the lessons learned during this introspective retrograde period.


 

June's Cosmic Planner: Navigating the Celestial Tides


🌔Moon Phases: Riding the Lunar Waves

  • Full Moon (June 3) - A time of completion. Let your intuition illuminate your path.

  • Waning Crescent (June 12) - A phase of introspection and letting go. Release what no longer serves you.

  • New Moon (June 17) - The celestial seed of new beginnings. Plant your intentions.

  • Waxing Crescent (June 26) - A period of action and commitment. Nurture your budding plans.

Sign and Nakshatra Ingress: Planetary Shifts & Their Impact

This month, the planets shift gears and usher in new energies:

  • June 4: Mercury Enters Krittika

  • June 5: Neptune Enters Uttarabhadrapada

  • June 7: Mercury Enters Taurus

  • June 8: Mars Enters Ashlesha

  • June 8: Sun Enters Mrigasira

  • June 12: Uranus Enters Krittika

  • June 13: Mercury Enters Rohini

  • June 15: Sun Enters Gemini

  • June 17: Venus Enters Ashlesha

  • June 20: Mercury Enters Mrigasira

  • June 20: Jupiter Enters Bharani - Jupiter's shift into Bharani could enhance our optimism and encourage growth and creativity in new areas.

  • June 21: Summer Solstice 7:57am PT.

  • June 22: Sun Enters Ardra

  • June 24: Mercury Enters Gemini

  • June 26: Ketu Retrograde Enters Chitra

  • June 27: Mercury Enters Ardra

  • June 30: Mars Enters Leo & Magha Nakshatra

 

🌠 Astro-Highlights: Handpicked Stellar Events of June


Please note that while these aspects are exact on specific dates, their influence tends to extend over a period of time, due to the nature of Vedic astrology's whole sign and whole house aspects.


These are not isolated events but part of an ongoing cosmic conversation, with the planetary aspect themes resonating before the exact aspect and lingering for a time after. Thus, it's important to remember that the energy of these alignments can be felt for several days, weeks or months (depending upon the speed of the planets involved) before and after the exact date of the aspect. So, don't be surprised if you start feeling the effects a little early or notice them persisting a bit longer than the dates listed below.


While there are numerous planetary aspects in the course of the month, I have selected some significant transits to help you navigate June's key astrological influences:


• June 2: Venus Trine Neptune - A cosmic ballet that brings a romantic and spiritual harmony to our relationships and creative expressions. The watch out with this influence is to see romantic situations through rose colored glasses and deny or ignore the reality of a situation. This is, however, an excellent transit for creative pursuits. • June 4: Mercury's Planetary War with Uranus - This celestial confrontation sparks innovation and flashes of genius, urging us to think creatively, especially as Mercury transits through Krittika Nakshatra. However, it's important to be aware of the potential for erratic decision making and rushing important matters. This is a time to balance swift thought with the natural analytical tendencies of Mercury. • June 5: Venus Opposition Pluto - A cosmic tug of war that might stir deep emotions and transformations, prompting us to dive into the depths of our relationships and consider power dynamics in relationships. • June 11: Mercury Trine Pluto - TThis aspect strengthens our communication, enabling us to express transformative ideas effectively and with authority. However, it's essential to be mindful and avoid tendencies toward manipulating conversations. • June 26: Mars Square Uranus - A celestial duel between fiery Mars and unpredictable Uranus could trigger unexpected changes and volatile circumstance. Stay flexible and adapt to the shifting tides. Beware of potentially compulsive behaviors! • June 28: Sun Trine Saturn - This aspect encourages discipline, patience, and responsibility. A wonderful time for long-term planning and for dealing with those in postition of leadership.


Until Next Time: Keep Looking Up!

June 2023 is packed with many important astrological events, offering us a cosmic roadmap to navigate our personal and collective journeys. As we continue this stellar ride, remember that these astrological events are not necessarily deterministic but provide an energetic landscape that can influence our experiences. And our own birth chart and planetary cycles also factor strongly in the outcome.


May the stars light your path!


Until the full Moon in June,

Pamela



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