Astrology

New Moon in Virgo in Uttara Phalguni for 17 September 2020

The Leo lunar cycle guided us to share our lives and empower others for the greater good. With the new moon rising in Virgo in Uttara Phalguni on 18 September, we will be guided to focus that Leo energy into practical ways for self-improvement and/or helping others. This energy can be felt as early at the 14 September and continue up until the 21st.

Virgo is the feminine side of Mercury, which enjoys being analytical and mastering whatever task is at hand. An imbalanced Virgo will feel like perfectionism and unfocused multitasking. Consider being more receptive to guidance regarding what needs improving. Focus on one or two projects, three maximum if they can all be given equal attention.

Lunar Health
Virgo also rules diet, health, intestines, nervous system, and bowels. Because it is ruled by Mercury, it is connected to the throat chakra. Be more aware of what is consumed through the ears. Conversations, music, and city noise are included. Balance mental Virgo energy with the empathic Pisces by acknowledging your feelings, bodily sensations, and connecting to deep emotions. 

This sign, based on my observations, tends to trigger some people to eat their emotions. If possible, be more reflective as you move about your day. Notice what people, events, or thoughts that may lead you to consume larger than usual amounts of ‘comfort foods.’

Meditation is a practice that helps practitioners become more aware of the mind and body. A daily practice, even five minutes, can be beneficial. Applied in everyday life, the practice of noticing changes in the breath can bring more awareness between calm and anxiety. You learn to remain calm over what you cannot control.

To understand how the Virgo lunar cycle will affect you, look from the moon (thoughts, emotions, and spiritual guidance) and ascendant (physical and material world). If you do not know your sidereal natal chart, please use the free align27 app.

Moon & AscendentHouseAspect
Aries6Work, health and wellness, service to others, competitors, co-workers, employees, maternal aunts and uncles 
Taurus5Entertainment, children, artistic projects, being seen (tv, stage, film), speculative gains (stock market)
Gemini4Real estate, home, emotional anchor (place), nurturing, private life, mother
Cancer3Communication, listening, learning, working with the hands, siblings, neighbors, cousins 
Leo2Money, possessions, self-worth, food, personal pleasures
Virgo1Identity, self, ego, physical body, how perceived by others, paternal grandparents 
Libra12Personal retreat, meditation, seclusion/isolation, jail/prison, dreams, imagination, foreign travel, paternal aunts and uncles
Scorpio 11Social groups, friends, allies, charitable organizations
Sagittarius 10Legacy, public life, career, father, boss, mentor
Capricorn 9Spiritual beliefs, teaching, teachers, publishing, broadcasting, short long distance travel, in-laws, step-children
Aquarius 8Transformation, the occult, death, inheritance, hidden things/ secrets, business partners
Pisces 7Romantic relationships, business negotiations, equal exchange of energy between two people, sexual relationships, maternal grandparents, nieces and nephews


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