A Total Lunar Eclipse (January 31)
A total lunar eclipse occurs on January 31, approximately
during the hours
of 11:28 to 15:28 GMT. This eclipse will be visible in the Western United
States, Canada, Pacific island regions including Hawaii and Asia (China,
Pacific-rim region and Indian subcontinent)
This eclipse is important since the Sun
and Moon will be within 3-4 degrees from Ketu and Rahu respectively, and therefore
will last for about 4 hours. The eclipse will occur with the Southern or descending node
in the sidereal zodiac sign Capricorn and the ascending node Rahu in Cancer . Consequently this eclipse, according to
Vedic astrology, is likely to be unfavorable for those who have sidereal Cancer or
rising or Cancer or Capricorn as moon sign.
For those who have the lunar nodes in conjunction with
either Sun or Moon in their natal charts, should watch-out. It's probably not a good
day. Take extra precaution and avoid any sort of new activity or new venture
during the eclipse.
On world scene, Western United States, Canada,
Pacific island regions including Hawaii and Asia (China, Pacific-rim region and
Indian subcontinent) might experience undesirable events in next few weeks.
About President Donald Trump and his challenges......
operating planets (the planets that presently influence
him most) for
February will continue to be Saturn and Venus.
February, Saturn will be in sidereal Sagittarius, the seventh
house of his progressive chart. And it will be in the 2nd house of his ninefold
progressive chart. Venus will be in sidereal Capricorn (the eighth house of his progressive chart) till
February 6 and then in Aquarius (the 9th house of his progressive chart) for the rest of the month.
From Dasa standpoint, Saturn
is unfavorable (being in the seventh house of his progressive chart) for him and
therefore, 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. 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
Venus, until February 6, will be reflected in some
success in dealing with politics. After after February 8, the 9th house
Venus becomes favorable for him in having successful period in general.
When the planetary transits with respect to his natal
chart are considered, the transiting Uranus has been in square with his natal
Saturn (Nov 15 - Feb 20). And currently Saturn being his operating planet, this
square may continue to become cause for more chaos, uncertain environment in the White
House, and drastic and destructive
changes in his administration.
during February, the favorable
transit of Venus may bestow him with some political success, the
violent square of Uranus with his natal Saturn still can become responsible for yet another extremely challenging and trying month for him to deal with
the ongoing Russia probe, suspicious and insecure people around him and in advancing
his political agenda.
important challenging planetary configurations
for February include
Neptune-Rahu (Feb 17 - March 10) quincunx and Saturn-Rahu (Feb 25 - March 1) ninefold
quincunx, Uranus-Saturn (Jan 29 - Feb 6) and Uranus-Rahu/Ketu (Feb
1-8) ninefold squares.
The manifestation of the
(Feb 17 - March 10) quincunx will be reflected in
turmoil in Russia and China. Also, covert activities around the world may find a new momentum (but because of
Neptune's secretive character we may never know) with regard to terrorism and
other international conflicts.
The Saturn-Rahu (Feb
25 - March 1)
ninefold quincunx means Russia or China may experience
social or political unrest. Also, in the United State for the Republican Party and republicans it may prove to be prudent to stay on
guard during this period.
The Uranus-Saturn (Jan 29 - Feb 6) ninefold square may
become responsible for social or political turmoil in the United States of America,
Russia or China as well as
tensions rising between them.
The manifestation of the Uranus-Rahu/Ketu
(Feb 1-8) ninefold squares may be reflected in terrorist activities in
the United States besides the volatile region of the Middle-East (Afghanistan,
Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Israel and
Palestine). The President Trump and his administration might want to take extra precaution in
dealing with foreign matters during the first week of February.
important auspicious planetary configuration
for February include Pluto-Neptune
(Feb 11 - March 26), Pluto-Saturn (Feb 22 - March 7) and Neptune-Saturn (Feb
17 - March 5) ninefold trines.
(Feb 11 - March 26) ninefold trine means a welcome change in either bringing terrorism under control or even wiping out major
terrorist cells through covert operation. In addition, this ninefold trine is good for Russia
and to some extent for China from international relations standpoint. Also, on technological front, expect some positive
breakthroughs in medical, high technology and medical fields.
While the manifestations of the
Pluto-Saturn (Feb 22 - March 7)
ninefold trine may be reflected in a positive economic period for
Europe and Russia and also for progress in technical
fields (new innovations and discoveries) and religious reconciliation, the Neptune-Saturn
(Feb 17 - March 5) ninefold trine may become responsible for significant
progress (especially in the biotech field) via inventions and
discoveries. Spiritual and religious activities are likely to impart positive
energy, creating a very healthy atmosphere around us.
The countries that
are more likely to be affected during this month are: Russia, China, the
USA, North and South Korea 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 Feb 1-8, 15-17 and 25-28.
prediction model III the earthquake(s) of magnitude 7 or higher, if
occur, are likely to occur on
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
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