Cosmic Buzzz

Visions of the New Humanity

This summer, coming to a sky near you on June 5, 2012…. 

The planet Venus moves in front of the Sun.
This is a very rare event called the Occultation of Venus. 

These transits occur (approximately) every 121 years, in pairs, 8 years apart.  The next pair of transits will then begin (approximately) 121 years later, with another pair of transits.

Venus will be in what is called an inferior conjunction – Venus retrograde in between the Sun and Earth.  (The superior conjunction is when Venus is on the other side of the Sun from Earth.) These pairs of conjunctions happen in either Gemini or Sagittarius.  See the chart below, the occultation in June is in Gemini at 15 degrees.

The last of this pair of transits was in 2004 in Gemini, the transit this June will be the last for (approximately) 121 years.  These transits historically happen during shifts in consciousness such as the renaissance, the growth of industrialism, and the scientific age – they highlight creative growth on earth – this pair of transits highlights the information age, the age of worldwide communications.  It indicates a fresh start and new directions on our journey to the next pair of transits over 100 years from now…

It will be visible from North America, the Pacific, Australia and eastern Asia.
Note: Wear eye protection to look right at the sun, and get a telescope !

So let’s talk about the occultation of Venus ~ we love Venus mwahs xox !
The chart above is for the aspect when it is exact, but be aware it will be applying and separating before and after – ascendant will be shifting as the earth and sky moves.

First of all, these pairs of transits occur in the signs of :
Gemini & Sagittarius – what we THINK, and what we SEE.
Gemini is Mercury ruled, Sagittarius, Jupiter ruled.

So one pair of transits brings communications (Mercury), and the next one expands upon the energies (Jupiter rules expansion) ~ until 121 years later Venus begins the cycle again.

Venus retrograde conjuncts Sun (and Mercury) – right off we are dealing with communication (Mercury / Gemini) of solar (Sun) and harmonic (Venus) principles.
(I am counting Mercury as conjunct through transference of light, 15 degree orb for luminary, plus is occurring in Gemini which Mercury rules – is strong here)
THINKING and SPEAKING of our WILL, and what we HAVE and how we BALANCE. Conjunctions are power operating and we have communication of creative balance front and center.

Mercury rules the right cerebral hemisphere : non-verbal communication, intuition, inclusive whole picture thinking.  Venus rules love, art and money – exchanges of all three in order to create balance between opposites.  Sun is willpower, our spiritual self manifest on the physical plane.
Sun Mercury and Venus Rx ALL trine Saturn Rx in Libra – light shone on finding (global, earth, Saturn 10th) balance – financial, love and physical / mental. (Internal shifts and external global shifts are in progress at this occultation.)

I am right brain strong, (Merc MC) so you will be getting a Piscean point of view from me.  (Plus I have a big Neptuner, this will always be the case here at GMAstro.)
Consider this…are you left brain strong ?  If so, then this aspect will mean your Mars (rules left brain) will be wanting to lead the square from Virgo.  Mars rules the language, logic, critical thinking, numbers and reasoning.

Notice I said Mars will Want  to lead…the trine Will lead.

That is Mercury (intuitive brain) trine the global tuning fork (Neptune is transpersonal and global) in Pisces (safe at home plate) conjunct the healer centaur, Chiron.  Sun is benefic, Venus is benefic and if we tune our Neptuner properly, I believe it will be a benefic as well.

Venus, Saturn, Neptune and Pluto are all retrograde during this transit.  That’s a shift towards the internal self, a re-invention and re-categorizing in order to create internal balance. On the menu this round is love, work, spiritual health and transformation.
Venus is a personal planet, Saturn a social planet, and Neptune and Pluto are transpersonal or generational planets.  The energies will be felt in that order, Venus first as it is personal…etc..

Mars in square to Venus signals a need to overcome obstacles to communication.  Virgo protects and serves the ‘little people’ in the corporate machinery. This aspect addresses the need for global equality and freedom of information. (Uranus in Aries)
Are we as a people being served by our elected or are we serving them ? Are you personally effectively serving yourself as well as others ?

Gemini multi-tasks but needs to have time to process the influx of information coming in and going out in order to be most effective.  Mars in Virgo square Gemini indicates a need for slow and steady (earth) acclimation to the intellectual and social environment (air).
Ninth house goes where the wind blows, ya know ?  Where is your higher head at ?  Envision your highest possible goal, our collective peak globally ~ then take action.
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Video below shows the geometric orbit of Venus ~ sacred sky geometry.  The video further down has outer planetary orbits, check it out – very cool !


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Seek moments of solitude – be alone with your thoughts.  Process first, then  formulate new plans of action.  This is true of the Uranus Pluto square – transformation and regeneration of direction and actions over and over in order to break down barriers.

Blade upon whetstone.  Headbutt a stonewall.
Shake it off, re-envision and re-apply force.
Revolutionary solutions in progress ~

Virgos see the details of any problem and get to work. Sort, purge, fix and make things more efficient. Virgo Mars in trine to Moon conjunct Pluto Rx in Capricorn is an aspect of our feelings publicly and personally.  We are actively seeking inner transformation of structure and foundations both personally and globally.

Aries Uranus square Pluto Rx Capricorn is brain-storming 24/7.
Aries rules the brain.  Pluto Rx in Capricorn seeks metamorphosis.

How solid and workable are the solutions long-term ?  Who has the authority and are they (you) USE -ing it properly ? Likely not, for Uranus squares Moon and Pluto from Aries and that signals change to public and personal moods (Moon).  Mars in trine outlines progress in matters of public (and personal) health and renovation, as does sextile to Neptune Rx the planet of healing and spiritual intelligence.

Sun, Venus and Mercury in Gemini trine Saturn retrograde in Libra indicates long-term solutions to finding balance personally and globally is on the table  – up for discussion.  How are our assets and worth judged – are they being judged fairly ?

Gemini will ferret out the answers, they always do.  Geminis are flexible – mentally dexterous, and clever. They generate ideas by thinking, talking and exchanging via language. They are born to pop out ideas right and left then move on to the next one.

So be aware we will (globally and personally) be sending and receiving a great deal of insightful (Sun) information at the time of this occultation.
Be alert, where the mind goes, the actions will follow !

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There is a strong healing vibe in the air for this occultation of Venus.
Capricorn Moon Pluto conjunction sextile Neptune and Chiron in Pisces.

Pluto conjunct Moon by nature is an aspect of dragging up the depths for scrutiny and it signifies struggle with feelings (both public and personal) that will bring metamorphosis in status, responsibility and ambitions.  While in sextile to the healer planets it is an opportunity to find emotional relief by thinking and vibrating to the higher spiritual realms.  Think globally (Pisces is all inclusive) regarding communication and the highest forms of love and peace.

North Node of Destiny is sextile Mid Heaven.
That’s the peak experience~ the pinnacle ~ the flag raised on the summit of the world.
What is our global flag ?  BIG hint: chickenfoot !

North Node of Destiny is in Sagittarius with a strong influx of Piscean energies, meaning love and acceptance for humanity, and the exploratory urge to promote spiritual growth in all directions everywhere to infinity and beyond.  Now that IS a buzz, lol !

Sagittarians don’t want to read or think (Gemini South Node) about travel – they need to do it and SEE it for themselves.  We will be reading our maps, plotting our course and getting behind the driver’s seat for this occultation ~>

Where are we headed…?
I know where I want to go…!

om mani padme hum~
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6 thoughts on “Cosmic Buzzz

  1. Ka-pu, all synapses exploding now! (Ka-pow is outward exploding. Here we have inner explosions hidden deep in the recesses. Ka-pu)

  2. hmmm. well this is a huge amount to digest. but i am finding everything a bit overwhelming at the moment (full moon in my 1st house). so perhaps i should wait to comment here but…i am wondering about the generational placement of neptune. those in the driver’s seat of decision making, in the corridors of power around the world, a great many will have neptune natally landing in…?
    this seems pertinent to the outcome or our collective ability to see and act upon venus’ message.

    there has been an ongoing show on CNN about the ‘mellinials’, those from 19 to 29 yrs of age; their manner of processing info, finding their employment and passion, articulating the value they place on the components of a ‘full life.’ i suspect that the majority of them are not in the corridors of power as of yet but will have a definite opinion. still, the focus for years to come will be the need to survive, quite literally, and they will probably have to invent their job, as well. they may or may not pay attention to (or feel *able* to with time constraints) decision makers. from the outside looking in, i find it amazing how little ‘the people’ know REALLY about issues such as healthcare, the relationship of oil to the economy, where political power and corporate power stops and starts: really a childlike society (thats cancer, i suppose, there). just like the village mentality where i am, they tend make decisions based on what seems ‘cool’ at the moment to someone they trust OR they simply TUNE OUT. (i can completely understand that it all seems so overwhelming to do otherwise.)

    ‘Pluto conjunct Moon by nature is an aspect of dragging up the depths for scrutiny and it signifies struggle with feelings (both public and personal) that will bring metamorphosis in status, responsibility and ambitions. While in sextile to the healer planets it is an opportunity to find emotional relief by thinking and vibrating to the higher spiritual realms.’
    this will be an interesting time – but i believe we wont really be able to SEE it except in retrospect. more and more i find myself agreeing that when it comes to pluto and his work, whilst in the midst of it, its not possible nor too wise to try to see what exactly is being destroyed and rebuilt. all comes clear afterwards.
    excuse ramblings if they are incoherent. i am fog city here xx

    • Hi Mary Beth, I agree we won’t see this from inside the whirlwind, but when it passes years later in hindsight.

      Looked up some info at Bureau of Labor statistics : BLS data shows that the median age of the 1.5 million chief executives included in its 2010 survey hit 51.6, up from 46.7 in 2000. That puts them born around 1961.

      Neptune was in Scorpio 1955-1970 – it is a generation of powerful insights, regeneration of image presented – think spin doctors and media control. (Sounds like the 80’s to me)

      Those near the age of 19-29 are Neptune in Capricorn generation (1984-1998) they are driven by idealistic visions to make change in the world via hard work, no nonsense career driven climbers, can be loners quietly doing their thing, no fuss.

      I was a comm major, and I quit watching the idiot box. The only reliable US news comes from offshore.
      57 channels and nothing on. – The Boss
      There is no truth in advertising and news, all spin – beyond frustrating !
      I will leave it there, or I will full moon rant my fool head off.

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