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moon rituals for every house, planetary
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What are the qualities of this house?

first house: the start of the lunar year; a fresh start; the
personality; the physical body and appearance;
personal affairs and ventures.

planetary ruler of the first house: Mars [Aries]

First house question:

What attributes do I need to develop in order to project
my best self?

What are the most effective rituals for this house?

rituals for: new beginnings, energy, enthusiasm, courage,
exercise program [Mars]; a "new you" [Sun] or a new look

How does this lunar cycle affect you personally?

A personal consultation with Sarolta will help focus you on
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DSAS, Inc. | Deep Skies Astrological Services


New Moon in Aries
Tue Apr 1st, 2003 at 1.19 pm cst
[Sun / Moon conjunction 11 deg 38' Aries]


new moon magic
[how to]

1st house ritual
aries sun / rising sign

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The New Moon is the time to begin new projects;
whatever house it transits in the birth chart will
be the prominent theme for the month. Usually, the
twelve houses are "visited" by the New Moon around
the same time each year, and when the New Moon
transits the First House, it signifies the querent's
Lunar New Year, and the beginning of a new cycle.

This marks the Lunar New Year for the sign of Aries.

The New Moon in Aries represents energy,
enthusiasm and new beginnings...

Aries is a sign known for strength, initiative, and
courage; Mars, the ruler of the sign Aries, represents
the "warrior" archetype, and is a powerful planetary
energy to invoke when one needs courage as well as
focused leadership. Aries is ruled by the element of
fire, so matters ruled by that element can be a focus
now as well.

Matters ruled by the fire element: light, illumination,
energy, spirit, heat, life, will, healing, sexuality,
purification, banishing illness, contests, creativity,
protection, success, strength, candle flames, sun,
deserts, volcanoes, explosions, courts, law.

Following the path of the New Moon through the natal
houses can give an indication of where the focus will
lie, not only as far as external events, but what to
expect on a psychological level as well. By observing
the lunar cycles, you can attune to the spiritual
aspects as well as the practical, following the Moon
as it passes through each of the twelve houses.
Each one of the astrological houses represents a
particular domain in the querent's life, and by
focusing on the energies of that house, it can be
an auspicious time to start new projects or deal
with the everyday issues of that house.

Read your rising sign as well as your Sun sign, for
a more accurate forecast.

More advanced:
Look at your birth chart. Where does 11 deg 38'
Aries fall [what house]? When you figure it out,
find the corresponding forecast below [depending
on the degree, it will most often be found under
your rising sign, but sometimes it is for the
sign either immediately preceding it or following
your rising sign... so if your rising sign is
Taurus, it will be under Aries, Taurus or Gemini...
but you need to look at your birth chart first.]

A NEW CYCLE! This New Moon period
signals the beginning of your lunar cycle, and
brings an opportunity for a new approach to
life! The New Moon in the first house is also
the luckiest time to make changes in your
appearance, so take a chance. You'll also
meet new people and encounter different
situations, so make sure to always put your
best foot forward. Look at how you want to
come across for the upcoming year, and
resolve to change your habits for the better as
well! This is the best time all year to re-invent
yourself, for this is the house of self-
discovery. Mars, the planet of energy, is the
natural ruler of the first house, so you'll
probably have enough energy to accomplish
all your goals! This is also a great time to try a
new look, as well as begin a solid exercise

FIRST HOUSE: Beginnings, the personality,
the physical body, personal affairs and
 © 1997 -2003 sarolta g. defaltay
  dsas, inc. | deep skies astrological services