A Total Lunar
Eclipse (January 31)
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)
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 Ketu, 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 Capricorn
rising or Cancer or Capricorn as moon sign.
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.
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.
President Donald Trump and his challenges......
operating planets (the planets that presently influence him
most) for February will continue to be Saturn and Venus.
During 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 family
The manifestation of
the eighth house resident transiting 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
Thus, while 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
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 Neptune-Rahu
(Feb 17 - March 10) quincunx will be reflected
in economic 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.
(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
important auspicious planetary configuration
include Pluto-Neptune (Feb 11 - March 26), Pluto-Saturn (Feb 22
- March 7) and Neptune-Saturn (Feb 17 - March 5) ninefold
(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.
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 regions).
Natural and Man-made Calamities........
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.
on the Earthquake
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
16: Region: OAXACA,
MEXICO, Geographic coordinates:
Universal Time (UTC):16 Feb 2018
23:39:42, Time near the Epicenter:
16 Feb 2018 17:39:42
February 25: Region: NEW
GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Geographic coordinates:
6.149S, 142.766E, Magnitude:
7.5, Universal Time (UTC):
25 Feb 2018 17:44:44,
Time near the Epicenter: 26
Feb 2018 03:44:44
were two earthquakes of magnitude of seven and higher in
February, and both of them missed the prediction date.
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 February begin with a Bearish tone for about a week, then
mixed for the following week, then bullish in the third week, and finally
markets end the month with a bearish 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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