Saturn Retrograde April 2019
Saturn Retrograde 2019 starts on April 29 at 20° Capricorn and ends on September 18 at 13° Capricorn. Saturn is the Lord of Karma. Retrograde motion is a time when karma is sorted out. Therefore, Saturn retrograde is a double dose of karma. Karma is a form of energy that is very real. Like Saturn, it is very closely bound to time.
Past, present, and future blur into one. If you have been bad in the past, then at a certain predestined time, an event will occur to teach you a lesson. If you been good in the past, then at a predestined time, an event will occur to reward you for your good deeds. With Saturn in retrograde motion, the karma will relate to how responsible you have been in the past.
The lessons associated with Saturn retrograde 2019 relate to your thoughts and words. It will be especially challenging if you have a history of teasing or verbally abusing people. Pessimism and indecision make this a difficult time for making important decisions.
Saturn direct 2019 brings a much brighter outlook, especially for making important decisions about your home, family and relationships. This could be a major positive transformation in your life.
Before more detail about Saturn retrograde 2019 you will find information on the meaning of Saturn retrograde natal and transit.
Saturn Retrograde Meaning
Saturn retrograde natal suggests there was a problem with self-discipline or avoiding responsibility in a former life. Due to illness, immaturity or disrespect, you may have neglected looking after your loved ones. Perhaps you failed to earn a living to support your parents, or ran out on your partner and children. There will be some lessons or extra effort required this life to pay back this karmic debt. You must learn the lessons so you don’t have to go through this difficult cycle again.
Saturn retrograde aspects and fixed star conjunctions show the areas of life, or the personality traits and behaviors, which specifically need extra development. The optimal Saturn nature is disciplined, responsible, stable, respectful and reliable. A healthy Saturn is hard-working and dedicated. The aim is to be physically and emotionally strong enough to endure the hardships of life, to take responsibility for yourself and your family.
Natal Saturn retrograde could show as sadness, depression, loneliness, tiredness or lack of motivation. Disrespect of parents and authority figures may be holding you back. Whatever is stunting your productiveness is what Saturn retrograde focuses on. This could well have been an ongoing problem hindering success over many incarnations. Events or relationships will keep reinforcing the problem area this life, especially during Saturn retrograde phases, until you master it.
Pluto Retrograde April 2019
Pluto retrograde 2019 starts on April 24 at 23° Capricorn and ends on October 3 at 20° Capricorn. The major influence on Pluto retrograde this year is Saturn conjunct Pluto which means hard work and serious business.
Before I talk about Pluto retrograde 2019 in more detail, you will find a description of Pluto retrograde in the natal chart followed by the general meaning of Pluto retrograde in transit.
Natal Pluto Retrograde Meaning
Pluto retrograde natal is more common than inner planet retrogrades such as Mercury and Venus. About 40% of people have Pluto retrograde in their birth chart so it’s less feared and less harmful than having an inner planet retrograde. That being said, natal Pluto retrograde still has karmic repercussions and a noticeable influence.
With natal Pluto retrograde you may have difficulty transforming your life due to fear of letting go. The internalization process of retrogrades can slow you bringing your intense drives and needs to the surface. You will probably have difficulty expressing your personal power and influence.
A fear of being controlled or of taking control can stem from past life experiences involving abuse of power or being overly controlled. Which side of the ledger, whether victim or abuser, is shown through aspects to your Pluto and any fixed star conjunctions.
Depending on the particular past life conditions, you may have a fear of death, poverty, manipulation, torture, imprisonment, being committed to a mental institution, exile or betrayal. Power and control issues may also involve the psychic realms, sex and inheritance.
For such reasons you can be very intense on the inside, secretive or a control freak. Past life conditioning can repeat, especially while young, in the form of compulsions, phobias, isolation or mistrust of family. You may develop strong psychic power as a result of internalizing your powerful drives and wish for power and success. Hiding your true desire for power and influence can lead to suspicion.
Pluto retrograde in your natal chart subjects you to many fated events which are aimed at bringing your deepest and darkest fears to the surface. A repeating theme of particular experiences will continue until you learn to safely express your inner power and intensity.
Jupiter Retrograde April 2019
Jupiter retrograde 2019 begins on April 10 at 24° Sagittarius and ends on August 11 at 14° Sagittarius. Jupiter retrograde is a time of philosophical and spiritual introspection and reflection, involving growth, happiness and success.
This year the main theme of Jupiter retrograde is romance and intimate relationships. However, Jupiter stationary retrograde on challenging fixed star in the Sting of the Scorpion can cause immorality and embarrassment. Some testing planetary aspects also bring the potential for jealousy, obsession and a variety of other excessive and destructive behaviors.
Before more detail on Jupiter retrograde 2019 you will information about natal Jupiter retrograde followed by the general meaning of Jupiter retrograde in transit.
Jupiter Retrograde Meaning
Jupiter retrograde natal suggests there was a problem in achieving goodness of the soul in an earlier life. This certainly does not mean you have a bad soul, but that there will be some lessons or extra effort required this life to achieve goodness of the soul, to be genuinely happy and content.
Jupiter retrograde shows the areas of life, or the personality traits and behaviors, which specifically need extra development. The optimum Jupiter nature is broad-minded, happy, comfortable and content. A healthy Jupiter is continually growing and expanding in philosophical and spiritual outlook. The aim is to be charitable, generous, friendly and welcoming to all people, regardless of social status, religion, cultural or ethnic background.
Natal Jupiter retrograde could show as greed, selfishness, gluttony, extravagance, wastefulness or self-righteousness. Addiction, intolerance, bigotry, ignorance or showing off might be holding you back. Whatever is stunting your personal and spiritual growth is what Jupiter retrograde focuses on. This could well have been an ongoing problem hindering success over many incarnations. Events or relationships will keep reinforcing the problem area this life, especially during Jupiter retrograde phases.
Jupiter retrograde transit is a regular cycle occurring every 13 months and lasting for about 4 months. Transiting Jupiter retrograde is a time of philosophical or spiritual introspection and reflection. You could have to deal with particular issues involving growth and development, happiness and success.
Jupiter retrograde means that whatever area of growth you need to work on is so important, extra time is needed to take stock and make sure everything in order before you continue. You may be tested to make sure you are ready to receive the good fortune, new romance, or increased wealth you seek.
Perhaps a destructive behavior like greed or addiction is out of control. In this case, Jupiter retrograde will offer a chance to recognize and admit the problem. Things may get so out of control that an intervention or some drastic event must occur to shake you out of your complacency or ignorance.
Once Jupiter stations direct you should have come to terms with the relevant issues and be ready to leap ahead toward success and happiness.