Happy New Moon!
The September new Moon is in sidereal Virgo (remember my western astrology friends - Vedic sidereal astrology uses different calculations!) and occurs within Uttara Phalguni nakshatra this month! This nakshatra is especially supportive for new beginnings! More on this below in the nakshatra section of the email.
If you are Virgo rising, this is your one and only full Moon in your sign during 2020. Be sure to use this powerful new Moon to begin something very personal.
Regardless of your rising sign, there will be an underlying stable and earthly Virgo energy associated with this new Moon.
Saturn will be in total harmony with the new Moon, asking us to really commit and work hard at whatever we want to begin with this particular new Moon beginning! Keep in mind that whenever Saturn is involved progress will be steady but slow.
If your rising sign is between 0-10 degrees of Virgo, Capricorn, or Taurus. This new Moon will hold a special meaning for you!
For all other rising signs, the house that Virgo represents in your birth chart does connect to a very specific area of your life.
Power of Prosperity Through Union
Let the light of the new Moon energy and Uttara Phalguni nakshatra bring light into your new beginnings!
12. UTTARA PHALGUNI, “THE LATTER REDDISH ONE” – 26°40’ LEO TO 10°00’ VIRGO Deity: Aryaman Symbol: Back Legs of the Marriage Bed Shakti: The Power of Prosperity through Union Quality: Fixed
Uttara Phalguni is the second half of the Phalguni pair, or the second star of patronage. The symbol is the back legs of the bed that was first introduced in the previous nakshatra. Uttara Phalguni is presided over by another one of the twelve Adityas, Aryaman, which means “good and trusted friend.” It symbolizes the dharma of the Sun and contracts, as well as contracts within unions. Friendship and trust are important virtues regarding sustaining a lengthy relationship that is bound by a contract. There is more activity associated with Purva Phalguni than Uttara Phalguni, which is more concerned with rest and relaxation. The Uttara Phalguni nakshatra also represents prosperity through union and financial success, stability, happiness, and travel. Aryaman is the deity who protects the freedom of the roads, and therefore there is a connection to travel. He also presides over family wealth and possessions and represents aristocracy.
You can read more about Uttara Phalguni and the other nakshatras and much more in my new book Vedic Astrology for Beginners.
Uttara Phalguni nakshatra energy supports:
▪New Beginnings (particularly good nakshatra for marriage!)
▪Starting a company or organization
▪Working with those in authority
▪Purchasing a home
▪Wearing new clothing
▪Donating to charitable organizations
Depending upon the house that the new Moon occurs in your birth chart, there will be an opportunity for important new beginnings specific to your birth chart.
Best Timing for New Moon Ritual
New Moon Phase:
New Moon Phase begins: September 16 7:27 a.m. Pacific Time New Moon Phase ends: September 17 4:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Best New Beginnings Ritual Timing: September 17, 4:01 a.m. PDT - September 18, 12:20 a.m. Pacific Time
There are new altar cloths, crystals and crystal grids I created for new and full Moon (and other) rituals in my Etsy store.
The cloth pictured above is a heavy faux suede fabric with Runes and the Wayfinder (Viking compass).