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Astrological Energy for October

Sep 30, 2022 09:30AM ● By Alexa Lane
The Sun is in the sign of Libra. On October 23, the Sun will enter Scorpio. This month, Mars in Gemini is square Neptune in Pisces. The energetic pattern may create tension regarding having the courage to express and commit to spiritual ideals. Individuals are encouraged to adhere to their spiritual beliefs, express themselves truthfully and remain open-minded to the spiritual views of others.

Venus in Libra is trine Saturn in Aquarius. Venus inspires harmonious relationships. The trine with Saturn enhances the development of serious, loving relationships that honor individuality and personal truth.

Libra Season
Libra is a cardinal air sign ruled by the planet Venus. It inspires peace, loving relationships, a love of arts and a strong sense of aesthetics. Libra helps the nervous system maintain equilibrium. It seeks harmony and can see the beauty in polarity and paradox.

At the heart of Libra is love. The cultivation of loving relationships and soulful friendships are Libra’s domain. Furthermore, loving energy soothes the soul and helps restore balance. Libra energy calls individuals to take a deep breath and move into love. Embodying this loving energy can create synchronistic experiences that attract soul friends and lovers. On an intimate level, Libra stimulates a desire for long-term committed relationships. In traditional terms, it is the idea of marriage and relationships built on equality, values, love, trust and an ever-evolving healing union.

To activate Libra energy, relax and enjoy artistic outlets. Listen to music. Dance like no one is watching. Look at a beautiful sunset or a painting and let the beauty of the image inspire the relaxation response. Enjoy a loving experience with a close friend.

Full Moon in Aries
On October 9, a Full Moon occurs at 16 degrees and 32 minutes in the fire sign Aries at 4:54 p.m., EDT. Aries energy is courageous, seeks adventure and provides the strength to face stress or fear. It ignites the fierceness to stand up for what you believe in and walk “the Warrior’s path.”
During this Full Moon, the Moon is opposing Venus in Libra. The energy inspires creating balance and cooperation between individual needs and the needs of loved ones. It’s a time to forgive and let love flow. On each Full Moon, let go of the past and practice gratitude.

New Moon Solar Eclipse in Scorpio
On October 25, a New Moon, Partial Solar Eclipse, occurs at 2 degrees and zero minutes in the water sign Scorpio at 6:48 a.m., EDT. The Eclipse can intensify the energy of Scorpio and inspire new beginnings. It is a powerful time to set intentions and take action toward goals.

The Scorpionic energy of this New Moon motivates individuals to face personal truths and heal psychological wounds. It also sparks interest in healing issues regarding intimacy. Venus in Scorpio is conjunct the Moon, making it an excellent time to practice Tantra and Pranayama (breathing exercises) within relationships. These practices can help couples relax, create intimate healing experiences, release stuck energy and inspire transformation and spiritual alignment.

Alexa Lane is a best-selling author and leads yoga, Reiki and meditation training programs. Readers can personalize the themes above by finding the signs and points on their Astrological natal charts. Connect at

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