I think it's common practice to locate the solar return (SR) Ascendant in the natal chart to identify the natal house that it falls in. That provides us with where a person's self-expression, approach to life, how he/she sees the outside world for the SR year. Likewise, we could do the same for SR MC. … Continue reading Angles in Solar Returns
This has been a "tough" year. Certainly, transiting Uranus square Sun has a lot to do with it. But, I reckon it's to do with Jupiter smacked on my solar return Ascendant. You may think that's strange. Jupiter is expansive, it's forward looking, it's optimism, it's a sense of well-being, opportunities, etc. The thing is: … Continue reading Jupiter on Ascendent – Solar Returns
I'm looking at Ms Monroe's solar return chart for the year. Pluto conjuncts the 2nd house cusp rather tightly. I mentioned to Ms Monroe that there's possible a change in her values. And because of a change in her values, a corresponding change in her personal finances or source of security. She asked "What do … Continue reading Transformation in Which Values?
9th house represents overseas travelling, holidays, higher education, studies, church, publishing. That's the concrete interpretations of the 9th house. How about a psychological or archetypal interpretation of the 9th house? 9th house represents our beliefs, our philosophy of life. When the Sun is in the 9th house, perhaps our beliefs, life philosophy are illuminated as … Continue reading Sun in 9th House – Solar Returns
Context, context, context. Remember the context of the client that you are doing a reading for. For example, a client asked about her child - whether there's anything to take note of. Well, Pluto ruled her child's turned 11th house. Hopes and wishes don't seem appropriate for a child so I suggested that maybe there's … Continue reading Context of a Person and the 7th House
Let's say we have Robert who has a low dominance of water in his natal chart. His feelings are likely to come and go, like turning on and off a water tap. He may not be comfortable with processing his feelings. And events or people might trigger outbursts of feelings and emotions. Robert's solar return … Continue reading High Water Element in Solar Returns
Here's another more concrete interpretation of Jupiter in 12th: expansion, personal growth in a hospital. This can be especially relevant for medical practitioners who are looking to return to work in a hospital. In fact, it is in one of my clients' solar return chart.
This is a great opportunity and time to: Rest and recuperate. Conservation of energy. You can't expect to be at the top of your game if you have been charging and fighting battles for a long time, can you? Synthesize all that you have learnt. Form connections. Join the dots that you have to form … Continue reading Sun in 12th – Solar Returns
To be honest, I used to think that when the Sun is the 10th house of a solar return chart, it’s a “done deal” that that year is a good year career wise. When I examined that thought/belief further, I realised that I had the idea that where the sun is in the 10th house … Continue reading Sun in 10th House / Solar Returns
Some weeks ago before my birthday, I was feeling out of sorts. Everything don't seem to be working out. My life was (and still is) falling apart. Oh God, help me! Out of curiosity, I googled searched "month before birthday" and came across some reading material: Chicago Tribune "A Zodiac Hell is in the Stars … Continue reading Why You Might Feel Shitty the Month Before Your Birthday