Vedic Sky - January 2020

By Dr. J. N. Pandey (View Profile)

Astrology can be a very good guide to a better life provided you are open to its projections rather than just its predictions. Over the years, astrology has evolved in various ways. In order to learn how to navigate, the first step is to understand your horoscope. While the natal positions decree certain situations and possibilities, the transits always bring in new and ever-changing predictions as the planets keep to their movement in the Vedic sky. 

Planet Sun will  transit into sign Sagittarius and then into Capricorn


Planet Sun will start its journey from Fiery and dual sign Sagittarius and it will transit in to Earthy and movable sign Capricorn on 15th January 2020 for the rest of the month. Therefore, during the first half of the month, there could be dialogue among intellectuals on strategic but bold move by some of the countries due to transit of Sun with Jupiter. Even then, there could be controversy and confusion among people due to transit of Sun, Ketu and Saturn in to same sign. However, during the second half of the month there could be stability with government policies and air could get cleared on controversial matters.  

   Planet Mercury will transit into sign Sagittarius, then into Capricorn and finally into Aquarius


Planet Mercury will transit into three different signs during the month of January 2020 where it would start its journey from the sign Sagittarius and transit into Capricorn on 13th January 2020 but finally, it will transit in to sign Aquarius on 31st January 2020. Hence, there could be lots of ups and downs in the market where the market could start with ups and downs but the market would be on a higher note after 13th January 2020. Similarly, there could be no much progress on dialogue and discussion among nations on bilateral issues or consensus on international issues during 1st half of the month. However, 2nd half of the month could witness good progress between nations on bilateral issues through backdoor negotiations.    

Planet Moon will transit into Aquarius and then into Aries


 Moon, the beautiful energy that helps us to connect to the finer things of life starts its quick-footed journey from sign Aquarius and will be in the sign Aries at the end of the month.

Planet Mars will transit into Scorpio 

Planet Mars is the energy that helps us to push forward as well as attains our hopes and dreams; will transit in to own sign Scorpio during this whole month of January 2020. Hence, different armed forces may carry out some big anti-terror operations in a different part of the world and state armed forces could be able to prevent big terror strikes where shared intelligence inputs may play a big role in this regard.  

Planet Venus will transit into sign  Capricorn and then into Aquarius

Venus, the planet that signifies our sense of appreciation for good and beauty in all forms of harmony as well as wealth will start its transit from sign Capricorn and it will transit in to sign Aquarius on 9th January 2020 for the rest of the month. Hence, the month could start on a good note of the entertainment industry but the prices of petroleum products could be on the higher side. However, after 9th January 2020, there could be stability with petroleum products and industry related to beauty products may make fair business.

Planet Jupiter will be transiting into sign Sagittarius


Planet Jupiter which signifies wealth, peace and prosperity in the society, has already made major transit on 5th November 2019 when it has transited into own sign Sagittarius for almost the next year. Hence, this one year period could prove beneficial for universities, higher academic institutions, and religious organizations. There could be major reshuffle or reforms with legal system whereas there could be a boost to the tourism industry. In addition to the above, there could be a continuation with the delivery of big decisions by the national or international judiciary system of the world, which could set a benchmark in the history of the judiciary. 

Planet Saturn is transiting into sign Sagittarius but it will transit into Capricorn


Planet Saturn is transiting in to sign of Jupiter i.e. Sagittarius till 23rd January 2020  but on 24th January 2020, it will make a major transit of the year 2020 when it will transit into own sign Capricorn. Hence, generally, it could prove better for elderly citizens and the health sector where different governments may also come up with friendly policies for this section. However, this transit of Saturn could influence in different ways to different individuals because some would come under the influence of Shani Sade Sati or Dhaiya and may feel heat of the same. However, some may find relief who will be out of Sade Sati or Dhaiya 

Planet Rahu and Ketu are transiting into sign Gemini and Sagittarius

The eternally retrograde energies Rahu and Ketu have made major transit of year on 7th March 2019 when Rahu transited into Gemini and Ketu transited into Sagittarius for next one and half years. Therefore, due to this transit of Rahu, there could be good progress in connectivity and communication in the world where remote areas might also get connected with mainstream places. The transit of Ketu in Sagittarius indicates religious sentiments higher side in the world and certain unpleasant developments due to religious matters. However, these transit of planet Rahu and Ketu could bring lots of positive and negative impacts on the life of common people due to their placements in individual birth charts.