Mercury is the planet that has its orbit closest to the Sun, Venus is the second planet orbiting the Sun. Venus is traditionally a symbol of the power of love, beauty and connectedness.
Mercury goes retrograde three times a year, Venus retrograde occurs every eighteen months.
Its retrograde motion is actually as significant as that of Mercury, maybe even more ... Because Venus is closer to the Sun than the Earth does, it takes her 225 days to her orbiting the Sun.
When Venus is retrograde, she slides along our planet and the Sun and by doing so she is very close to us. Its gravity is therefore much stronger.
A retrograde planet makes you rethink and reconsider. Venus is about love, relationships, marriage, fine arts and money. Venus is creative and artistic.
Her magical power gives beauty, softness and charm. It often happens that a loved one may return during a Venus retrograde period. When Venus is retrograde live is passive, resigned, easy going with a desire for luxury and sweetness.
Venus is also about money and during its retrograde there will be less money and less commerce.
This entire retrograde period of Venus takes place at 29 degrees in the Earth sign Capricorn. It starts on December 21 2013 and lasts until January 30, 2014 .
Capricorn is the sign associated with the planet Saturn which symbolizes discipline and constraints. Capricorn works hard to maintain what is acquired.
The serious Capricorn does not have much to do with people who are irresponsible with their lives. If you may have spent too much money in the past year, you will face shortages during this retrograde period.
Venus is the planet of love and according to that Capricorn takes love very seriously. In case if in your relationship you have taken someone for granted it will cost you dearly.
Venus retrograde is also a pretty amazing time to start creative projects.
There may be a tendency to return to old recipes and methods to create something new.
Three planets are joining Venus in Capricorn during her retrograde sleep, the Sun, Mercury and Pluto.
During the first nine days of 2014 a planetary clash takes place between Sun, Mercury and Pluto in Capricorn, Uranus in Aries, Jupiter in Cancer and Mars in Libra. The sleeping Venus stands amidst in this clash, so anything representing Venus will be magnified.
The planetary battle takes place in the Cardinal signs ( Main Characters ) Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. These characters represent the beginning of something new. They represent the seasons, times of change.
For example, Aries for Spring, Cancer is Summer, Libra is Autumn and Capricorn represents Winter.
We can experience the feeling that life forces changes on us and choices are not by far voluntary. We are facing adversity and disappointment.
The biggest battle is fought along when Venus has passed Mercury and the Sun. From 5 to 12 January, we meet with the softer side of Venus retrograde. During this period a small homemade object can turn into a true artistic masterpiece !
On the 15th of January, the retrograde Venus squares with Mars in Libra. The short encounter of Mars irritates Sleeping Beauty and causes for a day or two self-indulgence and exaggeration on Earth.
Be careful and keep close to yourself, otherwise you will encounter unpleasant surprises when Venus awakes after 30 January.
Jupiter in Cancer and Pluto in Capricorn are preparing for a planetary duel while Mars takes off and leaves Venus by herself. Please note that impromptu plans may fail.
Venus resides ever further back in Capricorn and reaches almost the place where Pluto waiting for her .... Just before he embraces her, Venus awakes and changes direction immediately.
With this movement everything can go wrong in the field of love and relationships. You’d better not push someone or set an ultimatum, because that will only backfire.
Be kind to yourself and others now that Venus awakens. Venus also has a bad morning mood …. !
The next time Venus will turn retrograde will be on July 25, 2015.
This period will largely takes place in the fire sign Leo …