Aquarius

It is important to remember that the Moon cycles through the signs of the zodiac every couple of days, and it’s important to check the time of day that it enters and leaves the sign, because that will vary depending on your geographical location. If in doubt, you can use this moon sign calculator.

This is the best moon sign for spells of independence and breaking away from restrictive situations. Freedom and coming into your own. Moon in Aquarius presides over friends, groups, platonic relationships, society, electricity, workings within a coven, computers, technology, individuality, originality, freedom, independence, humanity, anarchy, the unexpected, bolt out of the blue, genius, revelation, goals and ideals, shocking people.

Aquarius rules peers, surprises, circumstances beyond your control, the future, causes, social awareness, astrology, anarchy, advise and advisers, social upheaval, bettering the human condition, electricity, energy and energy work, meet new people, workings with a coven, honesty, non-emotional and objective, trustworthiness, fair, reasonable, straightforward, gadgets, aspirations, bigotry, peer group pressure.

Aquarius is ruled by the planet Uranus who is known for shaking up your life and awakening us from the deep sleep of conformity and “comfort”. The Aquarius moon asks us to awaken and to shift our perspectives perhaps in a manner that expands our vision to something greater.

Workings ruled by Uranus are favored, these includes spells for:

  • Friends, acquaintances
  • Clubs and organizations
  • Founding a coven
  • Covens in general
  • Congress and other legislative bodies, congressmen and representatives
  • Getting a raise
  • Hopes
  • Idealism
  • Politics in general
  • Making the world a better place
  • Utopia
  • Electronic things in general
  • Freedom
  • Genius
  • Logic
  • Luck in general.

Aquarius is an extraordinary and creative zodiac sign, which does not like boredom and routine. Therefore, when the Moon is in Aquarius, everyday things are going badly. It is better to pay attention to everything new, unusual and interesting. Everything that is connected with art, new knowledge and acquaintances, beauty. In this period of time, it is worth to be a gourmet, enjoy delicious food, pleasant aromas, change the look.

Aquarius is considered a barren sign, so it is better not to plant fruit crops during the days of his lunar reign. You can plant lawn grass, ivy, ornamental plants. Even though it is considered to be a barren sign, astrologers claim that the moon in Aquarius helps couples to conceive a boy.

Note:

Do NOT have surgical procedures performed on the calves or ankles at this time.

Moon Phase Info
  • New Moon in Aquarius – a great time for making new connections, communicating with friends and like-minded people.
  • Waxing Moon in Aquarius – a wonderful period for charity, volunteering, helping others.
  • Full moon in Aquarius – makes people not punctual and slightly scattered, it is better to postpone important meetings.
  • Waning Moon in Aquarius – a bad time for frank conversations, there is a risk to talk too much. So, you’d better read a book ??

Moon in Aquarius Cord Cutting Ritual

When the Moon is in Aquarius it is a great time to cut the cords of attachment/negative emotions because there is no better sign than Aquarius who knows how to set healthy boundaries. An Aquarius full moon is best, but this ritual will work at any time.

You will need:

  • 1 Tumbled or raw Citrine Crystal
  • 1 Yellow Candle

Light the candle, hold the stone in your dominant hand. Call upon Archangel Michael and ask him to clear all the unhealthy energetic cords that are between you and the person (you know who he or she is).

Now focus on your Solar Plexus Chakra (3 inches above the navel) and the Solar plexus Chakra of the person you are working on and visualize Archangel Michael cutting the cords (you can even use your hand as a virtual scissor and act like you are really cutting the cords and Archangel Michael is helping you with it, either way is fine). Place your virtual scissor right at your Solar Plexus Chakra and cut it thrice.

By cutting the cords you are not cutting any relationship with that person but you are clearing away all the unhealthy negative energies like co-dependency, jealousy, possessiveness that are tied to you. Once the cords are cut you will enjoy a healthy relationship and you no longer absorb that person’s energy.

You can do this exercise whenever you feel its required. If you are an Empath its even more important to do this exercise because you tend to pick up people’s energies easily.

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Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac. The sun enters Aquarius at slightly different times each year, usually around Jan 21, sometimes the day before or the day after.

  • Symbol: The Water Carrier
  • Element: Air
  • Gemstone: Amethyst
  • Keyword: I Know

Aquarians are believed to be sympathetic, peace-loving, and strong-willed. They are independent, tolerant, broad-minded, intellectual humanitarians. Aquarians are progressive thiners, and are constantly looking ahead. They sometimes give the impression of being detached or aloof, as they can remove their emotions from everyday events.

From 365 Goddess, we have this for today:
  • Themes: Justice; Tradition; Zeal; Femininity
  • Symbols: Fire; Water
  • Number: Nine
  • Presiding Goddess: Oya

About Oya:

A Yoruban mother goddess and spirit of the river Niger. Oya flows with us through the last day of January, strengthening our passion for and appreciation of life. She is wild and irrepressible, like the fire she’s said to have created, yet Oya presides over matters of fairness and custom, using that fire as the light of truth. Artistic depictions of Oya show a nine-headed woman whose bosom speaks of fertile femininity.

To Do Today:

Enjoy a glass of water when you get up to begin generating Oya’s zest for life in your body and soul. This is also very suited to the energies of the day. Aquarius represents the Water Bearer who continually pours inspiring, creative waters from celestial spheres into our lives.

Get out and do something today. Invoke Oya through your pleasure and pure excitement. Dare to dream; then try to make that dream come true somehow.

If there’s some area in your life that needs more equity, try making this Oya charm:

Take any small candle and carve Oya’s name into it. Have a glass of water nearby. Light the candle to invoke the goddess. Hold the water over the candle, saying:

What injustice consumes,
Oya’s waters quell.

Drop a little water on the candle, then trim off the taper, carrying it with you to draw justice to you.

More About the Sun in Aquarius:

The Sun is in Aquarius from approximately January 20 to February 18, depending on the year.

  • Ruler: Uranus
  • Modality: Fixed
  • Season: Winter
  • Metal: Uranium
  • Stone: Amethyst
  • Color: Sky Blue
  • Flowers: Violet; Carnation; Lily
  • Anatomy: Ankles, shins, circulation
  • Attributes: individualistic, assertive, independent, humanitarian, inventive, original, eccentric, opinionated, intellectual, idealistic, cool, friendly, detached

One of the standout characteristics of those born under the Sun Sign of Aquarius is their unwillingness to follow the beaten track. With advancement and progress on their minds, there can be an irreverence to old and outdated ways of thinking and doing things.

Many Aquarians aim to free themselves of personal and social conditioning. Although open to change in theory, Aquarians can be surprisingly stubborn. Their idealism runs strong, but they can be very fixed in their opinions.

Often a bit aloof and even standoffish, Aquarians nonetheless are usually well-liked. They are curious and observant, and tolerant in a broad sense. Prejudice and bias is offensive to the typical Aquarius.

Aquarians are generally very clever, witty, and intellectual. They value progress and frankness. It’s difficult to throw Aquarians for a loop—they’re generally on top of things.

There is a bit of reformer in Aquarius. They’ll try to get you to see through superficiality, and encourage you to be open and forthright. “Be true to yourself” and “Don’t follow the crowd” are mottos we easily associate with this sign.

Aquarians need space and value personal freedom. Any attempt to box them in will likely fail. They’ll happily return the favor; and they will treat people from all walks of life as equals. Equality and fairness are hallmarks of the sign. If you’re quirky and “different”, all the better.

Source: Cafe Astrology

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The Delta Aquarids is an average meteor shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The shower runs annually from July 12 to August 23. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Aquarius, but can appear anywhere in the sky.

Source: SeaSky

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The Eta Aquarids is an above average shower, capable of producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. Most of the activity is seen in the Southern Hemisphere. In the Northern Hemisphere, the rate can reach about 30 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust particles left behind by comet Halley, which has known and observed since ancient times. The shower runs annually from April 19 to May 28. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Aquarius, but can appear anywhere in the sky.

Source: SeaSky

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