What is a Blue Moon?
Blue Moon is a second full moon occurring in the same calendar month. July 2004, had a full Moon on the 2nd and the other full moon called the Blue Moon that occurred on the 31st of the same month. Another Blue Moon occurred on November 30, 2001.
Blue Moons shall occur in the years 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016....Some years shall have two Blue Moons. Such events occur once in 19 years. The short month of February that comes in between January and March is the key-factor behind this occurrence.
Gemstones of Moon
Gemstones ruled by the Moon are natural pearl, white coral and moonstone. But pearl is the major one. Orange is the cosmic color transmitted by pearls and other Lunar gems. Flawless stones are required in order for Moon astral talismans to properly transmit beneficial Lunar energy.
Moon's influence on Children
Out of the various phases of life, Moon rules infancy. Moon has an important role in moulding the mentality and personality of a child born into the world. The Moon should be strong and well-placed for good overall development of youngsters. When the Sun, and the Ascendant are in harmony with Moon then it results in good physical and mental growth.
The Moon and Women
The monthly menstruation in women is caused by the interrelationship between Mars and Moon. Moon denotes such watery discharges from the female body. The Moon symbolizes the feminine principles of receptivity, emotions, mother image, family and heredity.
Moon -Horary Astrology
Moon acts in horary Astrology as joker in a pack of cards. Moon in Ithasala with the Ascendant Lord or the significator shall push the matter faster to its conclusion.(Ithasala-a condition where a faster planet with less longitude is behind a slower planet with more longitude).The Moon is strong when it is waxing and in daytime. It also has strength when in the 2nd, 9th or 11th house.
Moon and Career
The 10th house in ones' horoscope is the significator for profession/career. About 90% of the people with Moon in their 10th house are found to be successful in their careers. It indicates agriculture, government services, water-related professions, shipping, brewing, vegetables, doctors, gynaecology, travel departments.
Void of Course of Moon??
When the Moon is about to leave one zodiac house and does not have any major aspects with other planets before entering the next sign after its last major aspect in that sign to any other planet, then the Moon is said to be Void of Course.
This is a period of no activity and is unfit for major projects, ventures and activities. Any activity started during this condition brings no yield.
Moon in the Houses
These rules apply only for the case of the presence of Moon alone in the houses. If moon is conjoined with other planets then the results shall vary according to the planet posited therein.
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