There is a lot of buzz happening around the 21st of December this year. From dooms day to enlightenment for humanity to hearsay - let's have a look at it as realistically as we can. Apart from it being the solstice point of the year (which happens every year) causing the shortest or the longest sunlight day of the year depending on which hemisphere you are in - we also have this Jupiter Saturn conjunction. In vedic astrology this conjunction falls in Capricorn so thus why I am being as pragmatic as possible - also why we have that cute mountain goat above.
Jupiter and Saturn come together in our sky about every 20 years - so this isn't a once in a lifetime conjunction in itself. The last few were in 1940, 1961, 1980 and 2000 to give you some years to reflect on. To me these years were of great systematic/cultural change and also marked with some hysteria - let us not forget the prediction that all the computers would stop when the clocks ticked over at midnight NYE 2000! Let us also not forget that we've been through 'a year' and are reaching desperately for some hope or fundamental/spiritual fix that as this conjunction suggests in Capricorn is going to take time and hard work over idealistic fantasy or hope. Now what is rare is that the conjunction is one tenth of a degree apart (ie very close) which last time happened in 1623... now I don't know about you my dinosaurus friends but I can't remember 1623 so well as my memory is getting a little foggy BUT in a way it is intensified more than the other conjunctions as it is so close. Intensified yes, otherworldly no.
A few other interesting conjunctions happening on this day to note: The Sun and Mercury are a degree apart in Sagittarius - this is called combustion for Mercury which is our intellect - so it is burnt out by the will/ego of the sun so we aren't being as discerning or rational as we could be - being in Sagittarius it can be overly optimistic or idealistic - it's in Mula nakshatra meaning root so we are perhaps looking for or avoiding the root of our problems. Also on this day the Moon and Neptune are a degree apart too which can bring fantasy and illusion of the mind - being in Purva Bhadrapada can cause us to be two faced or intensify the mind too - also bring a spark of divine insight too. So in my interpretation there is much room for hysteria/energy around this conjunction.
Lastly and more positively the conjunction falls in Uttarashada meaning later victory. There is definite hope or a climb out of the mess we are in environmentally/financially/politically/spiritually etc but in Capricorn will all take time, discipline, hard work, realism, practical solutions - and with all this pragmatism we are assured of long success - so the buck stops here my friend. Own your part in this - and you most certainly have a part to play in this - we all do - Capricorn rules the every day people - so let's work responsibly together.
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