By | April 12, 2014

star-trekWelcome to the start of the astrological New Year as the Sun moves into Aries decan 1 on March 20. We are feeling impulsive now, want everything at once and to grab life with both hands. We want it all and they want it now! Of course we do, it’s the start of a brand new cycle. Everything is fresh, new, shiny and bouncy. “To boldly go” is our motto for the entrance into northern spring. But it’s also quite a volatile world stage at the minute, so what is going to happen with all this dare-devil energy? I thought it might be worth looking at some Aries ingress charts since we are also approaching this rare cardinal grand cross. It’s the sun’s birthday, its solar return in the location it is cast for. The planets and aspects will be the same the world over, but the angles will be different according to location. Some places will be hit harder and faster than others depending on the ascendant. The effect can last a whole year if the sign is fixed.


The critical degrees (13º) of the Cardinal grand cross are the ascendant for both the Aries ingress chart of Washington DC and for Sevastopol in the Ukraine. Washington then will have a huge role to play in the next three months as Sirius is rising (21’) with Jupiter (Exhalted in Cancer). You can’t get more planetary caretaker than that. However the US will also have to be very careful about laying down the law in world affairs. Jupiter can over estimate his capabilities. Not only that but with swaggering Sirius rising “On the Ascendant and with Mars combined, Sirius can be quite dangerous, pushing ahead with too much ambition is then seen, resulting in dangers by injuries or attempts on the native’s life.” Sirius is generally really lucky with honors and success. With Jupiter in the chart also I would think it makes Washington pretty untouchable. BUT I just put a warning here because Pluto opposes Jupiter in the T-square and in my opinion Pluto ranks as “malefic” as Mars in the modern scheme of things. So its not really a given that Jupiter rising with Sirius can give undisputed godly protection. The Moon represents public opinion and is really divided here. It sits slap between the two stars in Libra’s scales, Zuben Elgenubi (Loss) and Zubenelschemali (Gain). The scales of fate and judgement, but it could go either way. A similar vibe the April Lunar eclipse.


Aries Ingress Chart WashingtonFor Washington the Sun on Scheat is conjunct the MC. The president will be demonstrating his Pegasus bravado. Uranus in the 10th house ramps up Americans reputation as the land of the free and the liberty of the individual (Or is it?..). But the T-square falls right on the AC/DC axis with Pluto so close to the DC and open enemies. The USA has to tread carefully.. The grand cross’s terrorising Algorab Mars will be sneaking in the underground (Ingress 4th house.) I wouldn’t like to speculate on what this means for America, I just thought the astrology was pretty stunning since the US Sibly chart has the Sun at 13º Cancer anway. Washington is important because it’s the seat of power and law maker for the whole of the USA. Jupiter rising is the planet of the judiciary also. But the chart ruler is the Moon, so hopefully the American people will have their say. (If they aren’t too distracted by the sports, gambling and leisure activities of the 5th house that is!) Cardinal signs rising in an ingress chart make it only effective for three months, so now until June 20 is a critical time, especially after Mars Retrograde goes direct and gets frisky again on May 20.


The charts for the Ukraine and Russia situation are probably more difficult since they have the tricky crow rising. These charts are only a degree different since they are in the same region, but it’s Moscow that has Algorab rising (21’). The Moscow’s Aries Ingress Chartascendant is 13º Libra, so at the grand cross it will have the planet of war rising. Mars going retrograde through this region’s first house explains the conflicts that have been going on in the Crimea. I refer you to Paul Saunder’s Aries Ingress article for the Russian perspective. He says of Algorab “This star does not have a very good reputation and sitting on the Ascendant for Moscow in the next 3 months it suggest that Moscow will use pretty much every trick in the book to make sure that it tries to get it’s own way”  In the ingress charts, Pluto falls on Washington’s descendant, while for Moscow its on the nadir. So Pluto transforms/ends/deepens USA’s relationships with its open enemies (The old enemy Russia maybe?) and for the Ukraine (IC is at 14º Capricorn) Pluto transforms/ends/deepens its ties with its roots. The New Moon in Aries at the end of this decanate just stresses the daring feeling of this period as a whole. Moon conjunct Uranus is “exciting, electric and quite chaotic … Both the Moon and Uranus are fluctuating and changeable, emotions often change in a flash.” So it will bring out the kooky, crazed lunatics and the unconventional rebels. Captains log, stardate 2014 etc etc….. Cue the music.

Previous Weeks Horoscopes~ Please note I am using a 10 day ancient Egyptian week which follows the decans.

1,755 thoughts on “ARIES INGRESS CHART 2014

  1. uberqueenofwands

    New moon on 30th – The New moon directly hits the natal Sun of Eric
    Clapton and MC Hammer, the Moon/Mars conjunction of
    Russell Brand, Venus of Robert Mugabe, Mars in the
    Hezbollah chart, Jupiter of David Beckham and the
    lunar node of the Indian Republic chart.
    (from The Daze)

    1. Greg F

      Dear Überqueenofwands,

      I meant to thank you earlier for pointing out Michael Harwood’s site, The Daze, a while ago. I refer to him regularly for astro-political insight. It is a great effort on his part to keep it current.

      Hope all is well in South Africa for you and yours.

      1. uberqueenofwands

        Cheers Greg!
        Yes, The Dave is excellent and Harwood’s work invaluable!
        I’m well in SA – the Pistorius trial top of the news and rivetting (but not as much as the astrology of it!). Autumn is creeping in and I’m thinking of Europe in the summer…!

        1. Lenore

          Hey UQ,

          I’m in eastern France, near Germany and Switzerland. Get in touch. Would be a pleasure to show you around and offer you a cozy room. No strings attached, of course!

  2. M. del Rin.

    Hi all!

    Reading what Jamie wrote about Arcturus (and knowing my natal Ixion is there… it seems to be awful, with all this betraying, because it does fall into this neptunian gross and huge missunderstandings). I have it in the 4th. H., so it seems that I just couldn´t see the whole plan and acted in so much volatile ways (uranus in my 1st. H), instead of accepting.

    The Reading is interesting indeed, knowing that following Moon Eclipse will there around.

    For me, it has always been challenging following orders and, at the same time, I just do not seem to get all the picture… (none of us; we would not be here studying if we could ;)!).

    And then I enter to this Deucalion understanding (which I like: it sits right next my natal Pluto, which conjs. Regulus, on the 2nd. H). The asteroid´s signification leads us to understand how and where we have to obey The Plan, so to say, the great one, even if we do not understand.

    I thought I´d share!

    Have a nice week ahead, you all!



    1. uberqueenofwands

      So Bob Geldof (he of Live Aid) has the cardinal cross visit in the most cruel way this week – his 25 year old daughter Peaches just died – unknown reasons so far – aged 25. Bob has Libra Sun square Uranus at 13 Cancer and Jupiter at 8 Aries.

  3. Jamie Partridge

    Many mundane astrologers still persist with using ingress or lunation charts set for capital cities, or focus on the horoscopes of world leaders. These methods have failed miserably the past, more can be gained by using national horoscopes.

    As Nick Campion points out in his Book of World Horoscopes, p.1, the leaders in mundane astrology of the time failed to predict the outbreak of WWII using the old methods. In fact they even stated Hitler was a man of peace, just weeks before the invasion of Poland.

    1. Marina Macario Post author

      What “old methods”? And who said Hitler was a “man of peace”?. None of that invalidates the use of Ingress charts. Maybe the Astrologers were just crap! ;)

      0º Aries is an important point wether you use Ingress charts or not. I thought it was interesting to look at anyhow, just for the synchro of 13º Cancer AC of the US chart and the 13º Libra AC on the Moscow chart. Old adversaries. Why are the media stirring up this cold war again? Also, this links in with the Cardinal grand cross. Something is definitely afoot!

      1. Jamie Partridge

        The “old methods”, were ingress and lunation charts, as explained by Nicholas Campion in the first paragraph of Book of World Horoscopes. Seeing you do not take my word for it:

        “Prior to 1939 most mundane prediction proceeded via the simple use of ingress and lunation charts cast for the capital cities of the countries under consideration. This approach suffered from a number of major weaknesses.”

        Given that Nicholas Campion is without doubt the most respected mundane astrologer in the world, I say that certainly invalidates the use of ingress charts.

        Also on page 1: “Charles Carter was insistent that there would be no war, and in 1936 was quoted to this effect in the London Times. Carter had been the President of the Astrological Lodge.

        And on page 2: “In the UK two of the foremost media astrologers, R.H.Naylor (the originator of Sunsign astrology) and his wife Phyllis both claimed in the summer of 1939 that Hitler was essentially a man of peace, and their predictions, only weeks before Germany’s invasion of Poland have been immortalized as the ‘No War’ forecasts. The embarrassment continues to this day… Carter’s own response to his failure was to argue that the national map, or horoscope, should henceforth be dominant in all mundane work. Lunation and ingress maps, he decreed, were almost useless.”

        1. Marina Macario Post author

          Well I agree basing a prediction on the use of one technique only is pretty daft. The point I’m making is the fact 13º Cancer is the position of the USA Sun, its national horoscope. I’m not making any predictions based on just looking at the ingress chart. It’s just a starting point.

          In my own practise with clients, I use a wide variety of predictive techniques. Using just the Ingress chart exclusively in mundane astrology would be like predicting events just using transits in natal astrology (Without considering progressions, eclipses, solar returns etc etc…) It’s a very one dimensional approach.
          But a very gifted astrology could use just one dimension I reckon. Picasso could work wonders with just a humble pencil!

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