Now that the Mars has become direct in its motion, expect a
turnaround and improvement in economical and global trades,
less fluctuations in world financial markets, and
diminished rate of destruction of wealth due to natural calamities or man made
accidents. Although the political and social turmoil
in Pakistan will continue, it is going to lose its
momentum, and soon a stable but temporary political
picture will emerge.
Important planetary configurations for February are:
Uranus-Saturn ninefold square (Feb 1-5), Uranus-Rahu
ninefold opposition (Feb 17-23), Pluto-Rahu ninefold
quincunx (Feb 20-28), Neptune-Ketu ninefold trine
(Feb 5-11) and Mars-Rahu trine (Feb 20-27). In
addition, there are two eclipses; a weak solar (Feb 7),
and a medium lunar (Feb 21).
The Uranus-Saturn ninefold square is likely to become responsible for
the increased US involvement in the Middle-East region and
(for) unfortunate incidents that
both man-made and natural calamities in the Middle-East
and/or in the United States. Uranus-Rahu ninefold
opposition will be reflected in a possible severe political crisis
in the United States as well as one in Europe. Pluto-Rahu
ninefold quincunx will be the cause for suicide
bombings and terrorism related activities, mainly in the
However, the Neptune-Ketu ninefold trine and Mars-Rahu auspicious
trine will be responsible for the political stability
around the world. The positive influence
of these trines will also be reflected in world economic
growth and advances in technology and science.
The countries that are likely to make headline news will be: Unites
States, Iraq, Afghanistan,
Pakistan, Israel, Palestine and Europe.
- United States of America:
President Bush and his administration:
President Bush's most operating and the currently dominating
planets, Ketu (South lunar node) and Pluto will continue
to transit though the
house of his ninefold progressive chart until February
12. Therefore, at least until February 12, he will continue to have difficulties in carrying out his agenda,
and he will continue to face serious problems in dealing with his own
administration with regard to domestic as well as international
During the February his Uranus quincunxes
his natal Moon. As a result, his decision making process
will be hindered, and that will be reflected in his
failures and frustration in governing the country. In
addition, Rahu quincunxes his natal Saturn making it
even more difficult in getting things done.
Finally, one of his important operating planets, Mercury,
which is currently retrograde (until Feb 19) will oppose
his natal Mercury and Pluto. Mercury being
in the third house of his progressive chart he is likely
to experience tremendous mental and emotional strain
during the middle part of the month.
The Uranus-Saturn ninefold square will become responsible for
the increased US involvement in the Middle-East region, and
also for unfortunate incidents that include
both man-made and natural calamities in the United
States. Uranus-Rahu ninefold opposition is likely to
manifest into a possible severe political crisis.
Neptune-Ketu ninefold trine and Mars-Rahu auspicious
trine will be responsible for a better economical
situation and advances in technology and science.
The friction between the democrats and republicans,
particularly between the conservatives and liberals, is
likely to intensify during the first week of the
Russia: The Neptune-Ketu ninefold
trine is positive for Russia and the Putin
administration during the second week of the month to
carryout their agenda and implementing the desired
Europe: The Neptune-Rahu ninefold
sextile will certainly be positive for European Union during the
second week of the month from
economic progress standpoint. The Euro will continue to
rise against US dollar and other international
currencies. However, the Uranus-Rahu ninefold opposition
(Feb 17-23) may become responsible for natural and
man-made disasters during the third week of the month.
China, Japan, and Pacific-rim countries:
For China the second week seems to be positive. The
economic progress is likely to remain stagnant. Neptune-Ketu trine will manifest in the form of
a social prosperity and happiness. For Japan and for
Pacific-rim countries, from economic standpoint, overall
February looks to be a relatively positive month.
Middle East: The Uranus-Rahu
ninefold opposition will be responsible for continued
violence and terrorism in Middle-East (Iraq, Israel,
Palestine, Lebanon, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region)
during February 17 - 23.
general, religious activities around the world will
likely to be normal with no significant negative news.
Natural and Man-made Calamities: The likely notable dates are:
February 1-5, and 17-26.
Earthquakes: Based on our earthquake
prediction model, the earthquake(s) of magnitude 7 or
higher, if occur, are likely to occur on February 15-18,
20, and 22-25.
calamities may manifest themselves in terrorism, unrest,
violence, accidents, and air crashes, the natural
calamities are likely to include extreme weather
conditions such as severe cold winters, and equally
intensive droughts, hurricanes or typhoons,
thunderstorms, earthquakes and fires