Mars Retrograde conjuncts his mythological sister Eris, the Goddess of revenge, strife and disturbances October 3 at 10:51 pm PDT/ October 4th at 1:51 am EDT/ 5:51 am GMT.
Mars the red warrior planet rules guns, the military, anger, competition defences, and masculine energy. Eris conjunct Mars is a slow-release anger trigger.
“Happiness Is A Warm Gun” by The Beatles or The Across the Universe version is good too as exactly the theme song.
Eris is an awakener. She is an Amazon warrioress instigating disturbances, riots, protests for righteous injustice. We can see Eris at work in Black Lives Matter protests, and like the Yellow Jackets in France and the Hong Kong protests. Eris moves very, very slowly. It takes Eris 558 years to complete one orbit around the Sun.
The dwarf planet has been in late degrees of Aries for years now and all the Cardinal Capricorn planets Saturn, Pluto, Jupiter have been in hard squares to her.
In myth, she was the uninvited guest to a big wedding. She famously threw a golden apple inscribed “To the most beautiful of them all” at three Goddesses which eventually resulted in the Trojan War. In modern times Eris myth was incorporated into the Sleeping Beauty story. She became the uninvited fairy, who cursed Princess Aurora to sleep for 100 years until the prince came and woke her with a kiss.
All planets moving Retrograde are considered to be karmic In nature. Do be careful of being triggered with old jealousy, possessive and revenge issues all Scorpio signature dark unconscious energies. This can be coming at you from others as well as backlash from the collective unconscious too.
NOTE that PLUTO the planet which also governs SCORPIO in modern mythology turns DIRECT at 22 degrees CAPRICORN on the 4th at 6:32 am PDT/ 9:32 am EDT/ 1:32 am GMT. Planets are at their most powerful as they pivot changing direction from retrograde to Direct and vice-versa.
Look at where 24+ degrees ARIES is in your astrology chart to see how this double trouble disturbing energy will be affecting you personally. Also, look at 24+ CAPRICORN where Saturn Pluto and Jupiter are imposing reality on this anger. 24+ degrees LIBRA and CANCER are also being directly affected. 19-29 degrees of these Cardinal Signs are also included giving a wider scope.
Use this energy signature and time to release old grudges, repressed anger and revenge emotional energies which are keeping you stuck and are holding you back from moving forwards freely.
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