It’s Saturn in Aquarius! Shout-out to all the Saturn Return folk. This situation is taking the ‘broader connection to humanity’ trope way over the top. And your Saturn Return projections probably left out “lockdown because of a pandemic.”
So, my three-part Pragmatic Magic + Astro Tips for Turbulent Times series has a heap of words on all this and the astrological section will be super-clear on timelines, etc. But briefly, the plague is a Saturn-Pluto event – linked into that epochal conjunction, which you can read more about here.
It exposes the economic and ecological fragility of the system in place for the last 30-odd years. A Saturnine or Plutonic crisis in our personal lives is often a necessary implosion of corrupt structures and inauthenticity that would not have happened without the crisis. Times that by a zillion for this. See Love In The Time Of Coronavirus, my Daily Mystic email for today and the part one of my big-wordy rants for more. And, the earlier post: The (Surprising) Astrology Of The Coronavirus.
You can also see it as Uranus in Taurus going berserk. You know how Taurus people seem placid to the point where people perceive them as passive or even ineffectual. And then suddenly bam: Taurus erupts into a frenzy of activity, making tectonic life morphs and stunning everyone who thought they couldn’t even get it together enough to vacuum the crumbs from under their couch cushions.
The Uranus in Taurus themes are best described in Freak In About The Economy. That they are all now occurring suddenly and at a speed that’s challenging to integrate is super Uranian.
Saturn-Pluto reaped the consequences, Uranus in Taurus quantum accelerated the evolution and Saturn in Aquarius will ideally be mass ingenuity. Listen to my (free for Mega Mystic members) Mp3 rant on it for more but essentially, the next 15 weeks are a preview of the Aquarian Age to come from December 2020 and beyond. Could it indicate a bizarre new age of connected isolation? Everyone grounded but ultra-connected? Or, if your taste tends toward the dystopian, Black Mirror end of the spectrum, ingenious surveillance and drone delivery techniques? Stand by for the astro-section in my three-part plague rant.
Weirdness aside, Saturn in Aquarius feels lighter. Daily Individual Horoscopes are imminent, and I will email about this shortly. I would have done it last week but I’ve had some disruption with a developer going missing in China and associated delays. So stand by and meanwhile, share your Saturn in Aquarius thoughts here!
To me, it’s like a surreal scramble of emotion and thought; concern for people I love but cannot protect, striving to synthesize all the information, awe at the clarity and richness of the skies without mass tourism, nostalgia for nonchalantly breezing around the city already, sadness for stress and losses so many are having to bear, intellectual interest in just how this will play out – could it be big enough to trigger utopian reforms? -, dark humor at the life of a introvert becoming mandatory and cranked to the max Mars in Virgo vision for planning.