The New Moon April 2013 on the 10th is at 20º Aries in Baten Kaitos the sea monster’s belly. Wow this one is going to be fierce because the new Moon falls slap bang into a stellium containing Eris, Mars and Venus. What a flaming pile-up! To add to the orgy we have Asteroids Melpomene, the muse of tragedy and Asteroid Valentine. Yep, it’s Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.” Well, we know how melodramatic Aries decan 3 can be. Prepare for some very hammy actors and camp villains. Let’s do the time warp again…
The full moon had us yearning to set sail for exotic destinations. For those that actually did run off and join the circus, the clowns may be starting to look like nightmare ghouls now the greasepaint has worn off. Venus was opposite the Moon then, far off in the mist and looking rather fetching. But now she is up close and personal! If we have been realistic in our plans, then it’s not going to be such a shock.
However if we have had too much rum on our voyage then be prepared for a frightful revelation. It’s rather like when the bandages come off after a nose job and the doctor assures you the monstrous swelling will goes down. Don’t worry, you will get your lovely Venus…in time. At least with this New Moon the action is all in one place. There is none of the mess of the last full moon. This period we have focused, searing, penetrating passion. There is a chance that Decan 3 Aries, Libra, Cancer and Capricorn may get struck by the thunderbolt of love in a very, very dramatic way. With Mars conjunct Venus may have to fight for your beloved or there maybe a painful choice to be made between two potential partners, just like the Lovers card in the tarot. The cupid in the card is above pointing his arrow, like the glyphs of Eris and Mars who both have penetrating arrowheads.
New Moon April 2013 Aspects
Moon conjunct Venus “are hungry for affection and will comply to keep things as harmonious and pleasant as possible at all times… but can sometimes attract violent behaviour from the outside as it goes about trying to bring fairness to situations.” Moon conjunct Mars; “They wear their heart on their sleeve and it is healthier for them to share how they feel. In fact they may find it difficult not to let their strong emotions out, which has given this aspect a reputation of giving emotional rashness and a hot temper.” Moon conjunct Eris seems to bring out an intense drive for perfection and great innovation due to relentless pursuit of ones passions. These people are hyper-focused and are sometime accused of being psychopaths, megalomaniacs and dictators just because they are so obsessed with their interest.
New Moon in Aries decan 3 is very phallic and sexual. It’s northern spring and rutting season, the sudden surge of hormones make us do, out-of-the-blue, impulsive things. The fact this decan is ruled by Jupiter, again means you might just want to jump on the next plane out. If you were just thinking about travelling at the last Moon, at this one you might actually do it. The sensitive Moon is rather besieged surrounded by all those fire fighters, so she might just grab Venus and flee somewhere romantic.
New Moon April 2013 Chart
If you look at the chart there is a discourse happening between this spicy stellium with Black Moon Lilith and Mercury who is fresh out of the shadow zone. Lilith is sympathetic to Eris atleast, so all in all this is a great period to embark on a passionate affair or to start a war. Now it all rather depends on what type of war us started doesn’t it? We could have a war on terror-rising instead of terror-ism. With the learning triangle*, the conflict starts with Lilith square Mercury which can bring caustic speech, bitter messages, and curses. Mercury can negotiate with the melodramatic new Moon stellium. The resolution is brought about by Lilith getting her dark moon sister Eris to forgive Venus for exiling her and convincing her she doesn’t always have to side with her violent twin (Mars/Ares). Decan 3 Pisces and Gemini will need to take the roles of mediators at this very potent new Moon.
New Moon April 2013 Keywords
Melodrama, bad romances, passionate flings, sex with strangers, orgies, slutty behavior, femme fatales, studs, painful love, fighting for your relationship, crimes of passion, plastic surgery, revenge on bullies, starting a war, exaggerating, drama queens, tragic kings, scary clowns, rocky horror, stabbing, penetration, lovestruck, up close and personal, up close in an alley, unforgiving close ups, caked on make up, melting greasepaint, being direct, no pussy-footing, brazen actions, holiday romances, sudden departures.
*Learning triangles are an aspect pattern used in the Huber school of astrology. Learning triangles can be large or small, but always comprise of a red, blue and green aspect. In this case, the planets in square create the conflict, there is karmic adjustment between the planets of the semi-sextile then harmony is restored by the planets in sextile.