The Sun’s Transit

The planet Sun transits through the twelve signs of the zodiac on its annual journey and spends about one month in each sign. The sun’s position on a person’s birthday therefore determines his/her star sign. The sun represents personal pride, ego, authority, power, leadership qualities, health and vitality etc. The sun also symbolizes creativity and influences the fun side of our life like sports, recreational activities, holidays and other social events etc. Astrologically the Sun is the centre of our existence and all our daily affairs tend to revolve around this centre. It gives strength to all the other planets ruling the Zodiac and that is the reason why the Sun plays a key role in Astrology.
On its annual journey the sun spends about one month in each Zodiac sign and has a different effect on each sign:

 

Aries: When the Sun transits into Aries it is strong and enthusiastic. It makes you appreciate honesty and truth and hate deceit. You like things to be clear cut and logical. Your weakness is your lack of sensitivity and your limited capacity to be emotional.

 

Taurus: When the Sun transits into Taurus it gives the strength and drive to take up projects initiated by the impetuous Aries Sun. This is a time for hard work. During this time the capacity to finish off an unfinished task and security needs are strong. A good time to savour rich food and enjoy other sensual pleasures.

 

Gemini: Communication becomes enjoyable and effortless. The Gemini sun makes one curious to seek the truth. The sun’s influence gives you the much-needed flexibility and also makes you realistic. This is a very good time to get your point across, to initiate new relationships and also to go on short trips.

 

Cancer: When the Sun is in Cancer things tend to get a bit low and emotional. Social events take a backseat and more and more time is spent at home. Flirtations become more serious and emotional sensitivity is heightened. Personal relationships take a more serious turn and reach serious levels. A good time to nurture and perform domestic activities like cooking for loved ones.

 

Leo: The Sun in Leo makes it very persuasive. It also makes you very self confident and vibrant. It makes you willing to take risks without a second thought. The influence of the sun makes you playful and warm-hearted. A good time to host a party or go out and socialize.

 

Virgo: When the sun is in Virgo anything that is low in value will fall by the wayside. Only the best works for you now from clothing to food etc. you will have the energy to put things in order. This is a very good time to quit your unhealthy habits like smoking and start a new fitness routine.

 

Libra: the sun in Libra marks the time for deliberations. You go over your decisions again and again and take your time while weighing the pros and cons. You are bestowed with a sense of fairness and diplomacy. The Libra sun turns your thoughts to aesthetic beauty and interpersonal relationships. This is a very good time for Romance.

 

Scorpio: The sun in Scorpio makes you very passionate and intense. Passions run high and physical love is engrossing and exciting. You like to engage yourself in activities that are meaningful and significant. You may also develop some negative feelings like Jealousy and envy.

 

Sagittarius: when the sun is in Sagittarius adventure takes a front seat in an otherwise routine and busy life. You find it hard to settle down to work or stick to a schedule. Mishaps are likely due to your increased sense of adventure. An ideal time to explore and travel.

 

Capricorn: The sun in Capricorn makes you set high goals for yourself. You are persistent and patient. Your common sense governs all your decisions. You are not spontaneous and tend to take life rather seriously. Once you achieve success you never look back. A good time to raise your social status.

 

Aquarius: The sun in Aquarius makes you mentally agile and friendliest of all signs. This transit marks a good time to leave behind old traditions and forging new techniques. Your ideas are progressive at this time. It’s not a time for building intimate relationships. A very good time to hang out with a large group of friends or to work for a good cause.

 

Pisces:  the sun in Pisces makes you emotional and intensely compassionate. You are tolerant, patient and sometimes trust others blindly. People can take advantage of your sensitivity and end up hurting your feelings. This is a good time to connect on an intimate level with others and also cultivate your creative instincts.


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