Venus turns Retrograde October 5th @10 degrees Scorpio until November 16 @ 25 degrees Libra. The Yin goes within.
Love as Psychopomp by Napoleon Brousseau
It will take until December 18th for Venus to bypass her Retrograde degree again. Pay attention to the day when Venus changes signs.
Venus Retrograde is a time to reconsider your relationships and while she is in Scorpio to do your deep Shadow work. Check where the Venus retrograde path falls in your natal chart from 25 Libra to 10 degrees Scorpio.
Venus only turns Retrograde 7-8% of the time. Only 7-8% of the world’s population is born during a Venus Retrograde. Every 18-19 months she disappears for 40 days into the Underworld as is described by the ancient story of Goddess Inanna in the Underworld and changes from being the beautiful wishing evening star to the Morningstar.
Famous Celebrities born during Venus retrograde:
Venus Retro in Aries- Audrey Hepburn, Mariah Carey, Jack Nicholson
Venus Retro in Taurus -Adolph Hitler
Venus Retro in Gemini- Brigham Young and Courtney Love
Venus Retro in Cancer- Courtney Cox
Venus Retro in Leo- Amy Winehouse, and Louis C.K.
Venus Retro in Virgo- Mila Kunis, Robert DeNiro, Julio Iglesias, Chrissie Hynde, Charlize Theron
Venus Retro in Libra -Psychologist Bruno Bettelheim
Venus Retro in Scorpio- Jodie Foster
Venus Retro in Sagittarius-Pat Buchanan
Venus Retrograde in Capricorn – Seth Green, Elizabeth Banks, Christian Bale,
Venus Retrograde in Aquarius – Kate Moss, Ellen DeGeneres, Catherine Duchess Of Cambridge, Billy Ocean, Anita Baker, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, Gaby Hoffmann, Brett Butler,
Venus Retrograde in Pisces -Charles Lindbergh
While Venus Retrogrades through Scorpio Halloween/ November 1st Day of the Dead
Symbols of the degrees of Retrograde and Stationary
Janduz interpretation written by Astrotheme for 10 degrees Scorpio is
‘ A hare watches a bright star in the sky and does not see the gun is pointed at it.” The stationary degree of 25 Libra Janduz from Astrotheme.
“A knight wearing a coat of mail and holding a sword flies to aid a man threatened by a lion. “
Scorpio governs the reproductive organs. Venus is considered to be weakened in Scorpio, Mars home sign in traditional astrology. Women would be way more likely to experience painful problems with their menstrual periods, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancies, profuse bleeding, difficulty conceiving, having miscarriages, abortions or other problems. Men may also experience sexual problems like erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation.
The Full Moon is in Taurus October 24/25 ruled by Venus
This may prove to be a time of major oppositions between the sexes as Taurus is notoriously stubborn. the locking of horns, The taunting the bull with a red cape and going in for the kill are all apt metaphors.
November 7 the New Moon is in Scorpio on the 15th degree
Venus will be back in Libra at this time where she is in her strength and in her love romance relationship beauty reigning Queen.
Things to do with Venus Retrograde in Libra
Change up your beauty regimen, get a make-over or redecorate your home, bedroom or office. Beautify your beloved or your best friend for fun and out of love.
This is one of the darkest of the dark moons this year. Much scheming, dark cloaking, invisible powers that be are moving the chessplayers around behind the scenes. Big juju is happening under the covers in the covens the sirens are rising. The witches are stirring their cauldrons making potions, saying incantations. Jupiter is also at the 29th degree of Scorpio making for one big last Sexual surprise before it enters Sagittarius the Next day!
Old lovers return. Venus Retrograde is karmic retribution in love.
Old tape loops about who you never forgave, forgot, want to get revenge on, rise up from the depth of you psyche. Be careful of behaving unconsciously and having sex with vampires during this time. It’s best to abstain. Seriously spend 40 days being celibate while Venus is retrograde could do wonders for your psyche.
Money issues may also be an issue on world financial markets and in your personal life.
As all Retrograde times this is not necessarily a bad thing at all. It is a natural rest and review time. DO all things that begin with Re. Return, redirect, repossess, reflect, regress, repurpose, remedy, remember, and most of all relax.
Venus ends her Retrograde in Libra and we sure do need those balancing scales of justice to weigh out.
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