Retrograde Mercury (March 23 - April 15)
23, the planet Mercury became retrograde in
It will stay retrograde in Pisces until April
15. Typically retrograde
Mercury means anxieties, communication breakdowns, unexpected delays,
frustrations, missing deadlines, unforeseen obstacles and disappointment in
daily chores. Retrograde Mercury in Pisces
more frustrating periods for people who work in hospitals, charities,
psychiatric wards, prisons, monks, spiritually inclined and people with deep
emotional issues or challenges. This is the time not to start
a new project or venture, but rather reflect on what's been done so far.
Also, this is the best time to cleanup that closet and do other chores that you
have been postponing due to lack of time.
In addition, if you have dominating Mercury in your birth chart, and if
is currently your
operating planet, then you are more
likely to experience the pronounced effects of retrograde Mercury during this
period with respect to matters signified by the house it's currently transiting through in your
About President Donald Trump and his challenges......
operating planets (the planets that presently influence
him most) for
April will continue to be Saturn and Venus. In addition, Sun
remains operating planet until April 11 and Neptune becomes
operating planet for the rest of the month..
April, Saturn will be in sidereal Sagittarius, the seventh
house of his progressive chart. And it will be in the 3rd house of his ninefold
progressive chart. Venus will be in sidereal Aries (the 11th house of his progressive chart)
until April 20, and then in Taurus (the 12th house of his progressive chart) for the rest of the month.
Until April 11th, Sun will be in
sidereal Pisces, and after April 11, the operating planet Neptune will be 9th
house of his progressive chart and in the 11th house of his ninefold progressive
From Dasa standpoint, Saturn
is unfavorable (being in the seventh house of his progressive chart) for him,
but being in the 3rd house of his ninefold progressive chart, it's favorable for
him during April. Therefore, while Mr. trump will likely to continue to cause a lot of stir by exhibiting immature and
senseless behavior in dealing with his friends and adversaries alike,
simultaneously he is also likely to get his way in moving his agenda forward and to some
extent victorious over his adversaries. However, through the entire month he might get involved in direct
confrontations with people that include not only his adversaries but also his
The manifestation of the
favorable eleventh house
Venus, until April 20, will be reflected in some success
in dealing with politics. After April 20, as far his dealings with
women are concerned, the 12th house
Venus makes him more vulnerable to improper behavior.
Until April 11, due
to the transiting Sun
in the 10th house of his progressive chart, he may enjoy favorable period of success and
prestige, but (after April 11) when the deceptive Neptune becomes active, he
may be surrounded with deceptive atmosphere and will likely to face with lot
of issues related to the ongoing Russia probe by the special council, while
intense opposition from GOP leaders.
When the planetary transits with respect to his natal
chart are considered, the transiting Uranus will be in square with his natal
Venus (until April 8 ). And currently Venus being his operating planet, this
square will continue to become cause for more chaos, sex scandals, rude and
insulting behavior towards women, uncertain environment in the White
House, and drastic and destructive
changes in his administration. In addition, the transiting Mars will be
quincunxing his natal Uranus, Rahu and Sun during the last week of April, and
the turbulent 7th house Mars in his progressive chart will pose lot of direct
challenges from his adversaries and from people with in his own administration
making him increasingly confrontational, frustrated and furious.
during April, the favorable
transit of ninefold Saturn may bestow him with some political success, the
deceptive Neptune and turbulent Mars in his transit chart are likely to become responsible for yet another extremely challenging and trying month for him to deal with
the ongoing Russia probe, women, suspicious and insecure people around him and in advancing
his political agenda.
Mars-Saturn Conjunction (April
changes a perfectly normal and healthy situation in to the one with a lot of
tension and friction. For those who have
such conjunction in their birth charts, and if they have any one of these planets
influencing them through the current progressive cycles certainly need to be on
guard. Simply lay back and do nothing. If you must involve in an unwanted
situation, be extra careful and try to minimize the damage. Experiences like fire burns,
rape, accidents, theft, loss of precious things, and monetary disasters are real
On the world scene, a short term but very intensive
friction between India and Pakistan is very likely. Terrorism and violence,
especially in Israel-Palestine area will be on rise. Outbreak of an
undesirable happening, and strong occurrences of both natural and man-made
calamities are real possibilities.
important challenging planetary configurations
for April include
Pluto-Uranus (April 1-14) and Uranus-Rahu (April 10-15) ninefold quincunxes,
Rahu-Mars (April 5-8) quincunx, Uranus-Saturn (April 24-May 2) ninefold
square, Pluto-Rahu (April 11-22) ninefold conjunction, and Saturn-Mars
(April 1-3) and Pluto-Mars (April 23-27) conjunctions.
The manifestation of the Pluto-Uranus
ninefold quincunx will be reflected
change in the way the Trump administration deals with other
nations with respect to its America First agenda, and also with its domestic matters. There will be a
strategy transformation that might become responsible of a change
in the current political agenda, and foreign policy matters of the Trump administration as the planet
Pluto with its tremendous energy has a power of irreversibly transforming the
field of politics to a new level or setting with a new set of
norms. Expect some serious issues that the Trump administration could get
(April 10-15) ninefold quincunx
may become responsible a difficult and trying period for both the Trump
administration and the Republican Party. Also, USA and
China may go through a crisis situation during this period.
The Rahu-Mars (April
5-8) quincunx means a strong possibility of both natural and
man-made calamities causing destruction and loss of lives during this
period. Also, demise
of an international level political leader is likely.
(April 24-May 2) ninefold square may become responsible for a social or
political turmoil in the USA, Russia or China, as well as rising tensions
between the USA and Russia, and USA and China.
While the manifestation of the Saturn-Mars
(April 1-3) conjunction maybe reflected in a likelihood of a short term but very
friction between India and Pakistan, rising terrorism and violence in
Middle-East region, strong occurrences of both natural and man-made
calamities, the Pluto-Mars (April
23-27) conjunction may become responsible for an escalation of terrorism and violence, especially in Israel-Palestine
(April 11-22) ninefold conjunction may become the responsible
for worldwide occurrences of both the man-made and natural
important auspicious planetary configuration
for April include Neptune-Rahu
(April 3-10) and Neptune-Saturn (April 17 - May 5) ninefold trines, and
Pluto-Jupiter (April 13-21) sextile.
(April 3-10) ninefold trine means expansion of religious activities all around
the world with new vigor and energy, conservatives having upper hand over the liberals, China and Russia
likely to see positive
developments occurring in their social and economical fields.
Neptune-Saturn (April 17 - May 5) ninefold trine may become responsible for
a significant progress in
most of the
technological areas via inventions and
discoveries. Spiritual and religious activities are likely to impart positive
energy, creating a very healthy atmosphere around us.
The manifestations of the Pluto-Jupiter
(April 13-21) sextile may be reflected in distinct changes in
religious, academic and to
some extent in social fields. Initial
reaction to these changes might appear to be a bit confusing and perhaps chaotic,
but the majority of us are going to embrace this new wave of changes.
The countries that
are more likely to be affected during this month are: USA, Russia, China,
Europe, North and South Korea, India and Pakistan, and the Middle East (Syria, Afghanistan and Palestine-Israel
Natural and Man-made Calamities........
The natural calamities like extreme weather conditions, wildfires, hurricanes,
heavy rains, snow storms, air crashes as well as man made accidents are more
likely to occur during April 1-15, 23-30.
prediction model III the earthquake(s) of magnitude 7 or higher, if
occur, are likely to occur on
April 1, 8, 12. 21.
note that these dates refer to the Universal time (GMT). For your convenience,
the earthquake predictions for the entire year 2017 are provided at Earthquake
There was no
earthquake of magnitude 7 or higher during April.
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
on the last month's World Financial Markets
financial markets for April begin with a mixed tone for a couple of days, then
bullish for a day, then mixed for a week, then bearish for a week, and finally
markets end the month with a mixed tone.
must be noted that the basis for the following predictions mainly includes the
influence of the planets Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars along with the slower moving
modern planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. For the ninefold analysis, the fast
moving planets like Mercury, Venus, Sun, and Moon can also influence the outcome
of the world markets. However, these influences, although usually insignificant,
are difficult to account for as the analysis then becomes too complex to make
market predictions. Therefore, should it become necessary to account for
the influence of fast moving planets the timely advanced updates whenever
appropriate will be provided.
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