• Full Moon in AriesARIES FULL MOON

    tempers could run high….

    The Full Moon will occur at 16°32’ Aries (antiscion 13°28’ Virgo).

    Dispositor of this lunation is Mars c// Pluto and square Neptune R. This Mars-ruled Moon, opposite the Sun in Libra could lead to a lot of volatility with explosions and temper tantrums arising out of nothing as power strategies come into play. However, it could also push you into action if you’ve been stalling and balking especially if you need to take a stance or make a decision or just define your own boundaries.

    The Moon itself is sextile Saturn R and opposite a combust Venus. Venus is also dispositor of the Sun but overwhelmed by the vicinity which makes it rather helpless even though Venus is on the degree of the lunar nodes and would be expected to be a main player in the lunation chart. Venus is also //Neptune. This could translate in a very feeble effort by part of the Sun (governments/leaders) to play it nice and try to win over the people (Moon) who are already decidedly “anti” most governmental decisions at this point.

    Aries is known for its directness and its ruler Mars in c// to Pluto could indicate a huge personal success or a scorching defeat if the opponents are too fierce, the square to Neptune of course weakens and scatters the Martian energy. To which government might this refer to?

    The lunation chart has a predominantly Air/Cardinal-Elemental/Modality feel to it with only Neptune in the Water signs. Lots of plans and tactics to sort out for the future and lots of energy to get them done too…let’s not bother what happens to people’s feelings during all this!

    There is still the ongoing but now separating Saturn-Uranus square with the two planets also c// by declination. Push and pull ‘til the cord breaks still seems to be one of the main themes of these troubled times.

    Full Moons are moments when matters peak concerning the house axis where it falls, for good or for bad, and some of these matters could involve any intentions you might have set on the previous New Moon which took place fifteen days ago.

    It falls on the 1-7th house axis in the traditional horoscope (Aries-Libra) and involves such issues as; me vs we, what I want vs what we want, fighting vs cooperation, assertion vs compromise etc.

    Author, Raven Kaldera, in his book “Moon Phase Astrology” calls this the

    “Warrior’s Moon”

    On this Moon he writes that we fight for what we believe in, often in a lone battle with our own interior demons during which time we also learn the virtue of patience and compromise.

    The Sabian symbol for 17° Aries: “Two dignified spinsters sitting in silence.” Indicating the ability to transform a natural lack of potency into poise and inner serenity.

    For the antiscion at 14° Virgo: “An aristocratic family tree.” Indicating the deep reliance upon the ancestral roots of individual character.

    For the Sun at 17° Libra: “A retired sea captain watches ships entering and leaving the harbour.” Indicating the capacity to gain an objective and calm understanding of human experiences in which one was once deeply involved.

    “I don’t have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit.” Anon



    Kaldera R. (2011) “Moon Phase Astrology” pp. 63-191, Destiny Books, Rochester, Vermont. USA

    Rudhyar D. (1974) “An Astrological Mandala: the cycles of transformations and its 360 symbolic phases”. p 58, 158, and 183 Vintage Books Edition, Random House Inc., New York, USA