Vindictive Arrogance: First Full Moon in 2021

Full Moon in Cancer/Leo

By Maharani Rutan©

As we slowly continue move through 2021 with a new President and vaccinations slowly moving into the community, we embark on our first full moon of 2021.  However, it won’t come without glitches, misunderstandings, and confusion.

Mercury retrograde continues to pull us down while the cosmos wants us to open our eyes.  The beautiful Cancer Leo moon sitting on the axis Aquarius/Leo will gravitate full at 9 degrees (depending upon the orb).  Some of us can see how bright it will be just by looking up a few days before.

On January 28, 2021, the old moon in the north and thunder moon in the south will certainly be auspicious for many of us, especially around 2:16pm EST and 11:16 am PST.   For many Vedic followers, full moons represent a very auspicious time to throw away the old and raise our hands to a new beginning from the cosmos. (Read more about it here).

In the Hindu calendar this full moon is also considered as a Poshi Poonam by the Gujarati Hindu calendar.  On this day mandirs (temples) are adorned by many communities and families that walk for miles to receive the blessings.  Flowers and fruits are given as a token of a blessing.  This Poonam (full moon) is celebrated to receive the blessings for those children who have slow speech. The old legends say that if the blessed fruits are given to the children who have delayed speech, they will receive the blessings and will be cured or blessed to speed up the process.  Many Hindus follow this as a way of continued religious practices. 

It may be a while before some of us will feel the energy of this full moon at this degree again.  However, this is not the first time we have felt this. Rewind for a moment to January 2002 and January of 2010 (one degree off).  The magical number is 8 (destiny).

There are many things that occurred in 2002 and 2010 which could possibly occur in January 2021, or rather, an end of an era to begin anew.  In January 2002 “The no child left behind act of 2001” finally became law which required schools to develop an assessment tool for students to continue to receive federal funding. Perhaps now President Biden will reinstate the DACA; even though he pledged to do so, perhaps now it will finally be established so those young immigrant children cannot be deported and now they can apply for federal loans and Pell grants, allowing them to afford higher education.

It is obvious that the FDA has already approved Pfizer and Medora vaccines, however, I would not be surprised that Johnson and Johnson vaccines will now be approved as Metformin was in 2002. 

One of the greatest pastimes for Americans is the Superbowl; lets rewind for a second and see if my prediction is correct, as I have never predicted a game before.  On a mathematical and VPAT aggravated calculation: In 2002, the Patriots won their first Superbowl, and their quarterback was Tom Brady.  Now Tom Brady plays for Tampa Bay.  In 2002, the Rams quarterback in the Superbowl was Kurt Warner, who is no longer playing. As I write this, Tampa Bay has already made it to the Superbowl, and while I am not getting a 100% certainty on who will be playing against them, between the Buffalo and Kansas City, but if I had to guess it would be Kansas City. 

As far as the score, all I can say is that we will be sitting at the edge of our seats and just as when we saw it all it will be a surprising win from nowhere with a possible score difference of 3-5 points in favor of Tampa Bay. For those who are rooting for either team, this is just an experimental prediction, so please don’t bet as I am bound to be wrong.

Even though the recycled energy of the energy at the same exact degree continues to unwind and rewind, this is the beginning of a cycle of something that began as an idea and embarked upon around August 2008.

Another obvious connection to 2008 occurred in August when Obama announced Biden as his choice for Vice President; now he is the President.  I have yet to wonder if history will repeat itself but on a different scale. Frequently on a full moon something outrageous and unforeseen always has occurred 5 days before or 5 days after the full moon (January 23-Feb 2).

I also would not be surprised if issues of weather warming focus on Anchorage, racial disparity issues in Montgomery, Alabama and Arkansas, immigration issues in Arizona, and vaccination issues in Connecticut, Florida, and Georgia. Additionally, authoritative issues between people and government in Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Michigan.  Lastly, political issues in New Hampshire, Oregon, and Washington State.

Worldwide, there could be new beginnings with China, Mexico, and Nigeria.

However, all will not be bad; this will be a beautiful aspect for those that have placement of Leo anywhere in their chart or even Cancer & Aquarius.  However, all water (Pisces, Cancer, Scorpio) and Fire (Leo, Aries and Sagittarius) will be affected.

Hereafter, the touchiness of the full moon and the retrograde energy may cause some hopelessness for earth and mutable signs due to Mercury, which hasn’t gone completely direct yet. Read about it here.

The full moons are a sign of change and strength, causing many humans to feel dispirited due to the gravitational pull of the moon around the Earth.

All our five senses will be enlightened with the full moon; however, the energy may cause pessimism and inflated actions, especially in area of interpersonal relationships of all kinds. The energy is so powerful that powerful dreams are likely.  

Often, full moons are related to chapters in a book; the notion of creating new chapters in our own lives is like a chapter in a book.  Every full moon gives us a chance re-write chapters that are no longer working. Whether it is the way we connect, relate, perceive a situation, or deal with problems in our lives. 

The Moon in Leo marks a time of determination and charm. Ruled by the Sun, Leo creates a power of loveliness, drive, and susceptibility. People may feel inspired, acknowledged, and generous. It is a good time to chase requirements, be supportive, and to help others.

Like the Lion that represents Leo, people may feel eminent but also desire for support and reaction. Care needs to be taken to avoid melodramatic demonstrations, to grab the attention, or control positions.

During every full and new moon, I bring forth tendencies explicit to the astrological sign highlighted by the lunar events. The principal placeholder affected by this moon is the sign of Leo.  For Cancers, please look at your predispositions here and your eclipse.

Remember, this is a beginning, therefore, something must end which could have been started in and around the new moon last summer, which was the lunar eclipse on 4th and 5th of July, and the solar eclipse here.


For the next 6 months, be aware that you may not receive the type of support you want from your loved ones, but things could turn around for you in the spring. However, if you are feeling lonely or feel that you need someone to talk to, avoid people you don’t know as it may be likely they could find something to use against you. During the first half of the year you may also find things to be difficult on the work/career front, and it may be surmised that you are not meeting their expectations; but once again, this will be short lived. Hard work could cause plenty of fatigue and care should be taken with how you walk as you may trip.  But it is not a bad 3 months if you look at your Mercury retrograde pre-disposition here.

Saturn (Until May 2021):  Health issues are possible. Education, exams, and unexpected increase in finances will be possible for you.

Rahu: Work related issues are possible, but you will overcome them and plenty of success is possible

Ketu: Possible family issues and mental stressors are possible. A family illness could also cause you stress.

Uranus: Fame and recognition are possible.

Chiron: Improvements in the way you take care of yourself and how you view your life.

Jupiter: Love and career bliss is possible.

Maharani’s Advice

For the next 6 months, at least, try very hard not to be egotistical and remember that you don’t know everything.  Working hard and diligently will be the success you will crave.  Your professional aspects look awesome.  Keep yourself away from sick people and have routine checkups; this is because often, if you are tired or run down the immune system can’t fight as hard. Don’t let other people get involved in your relationships and keep them private. If you want to open a new business do it without a partner otherwise it will not be successful. Until April you will have to be extra vigilant with your finances.

The Leo energy can sometimes cause us to be more partial, stubborn, satisfied, unfulfilled, vain, conceited, and patronizing.  It’s harder (but not intolerable) to make changes or be supple, Since the Moon is the closest ‘Planet’ to Earth, and this satellite literally zips around the Zodiac, finishing its circuit in less than a month, it also touches us more deeply than most Planets.

Leo is Spirited, Courageous, Melodramatic, Executive, Prepared, AND UNPREDICTABLE. It is my suggestion that you purchase a Green candle and carve your name through to the wick.  Anoint the candle with lemon oil or Lavender oil and chant the Psalm 65.

This year I have decided to do something different.  Not only will I bring forth a Sanskrit mantra but also a mantra to create change in the way one is viewing life, which can assist in making the transition easier for 2021.

Maharani’s Mantra for Leo for 2021

Be who you are and trust that everything you do will turn out fine

Sanskrit Mantra

“Om Sri suryaya namaha”

(Om Shree sur-ya-ya nam-aha)

This mantra will aid greatly in the peaceful and sweet transition to new and positive energy states.

Please note I am not an Astrologer nor claim to be one.  The Vedic readings incorporate the energies for the moon and sun, guiding the reader to bring the most cultivating answers to everyday changes which bring forks in the road, and to make your own destiny through answers of the future.

Share this beautiful journey which we call life with gratitude, peace, love, humility, and honesty which embraces changes bringing sublime bliss.  I hope that it is the best journey you have ever taken.



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Dogmatic Darkness: Black Moon in Leo

Black Moon

Full Moon in Leo

August 18, 2020

By Maharani Rutan©

Observe! Embrace the darkness! As the skies become murky and our ideas are distorted, we must now submit to finales. For many who follow the Vedic Philosophies, this is not a time to begin anything but to get rid of the clutter that no longer serves our purposes. Leo always represents love and kindness and as one door will close, as I have continued to explain in my blog of the moon phases (read here), another one will surely open.

Finally, some restful effect will be present for many people and societies. This moon comes with wisdom and peace. Our relationships with others are changing before our eyes and it always brings positive things. As the “new normal” has brought space between us and others, now more than ever we need the loving energy which this moon brings for us.

The darkness of the moon will surely bring an energy to close our eyes for the moment, and reflect. It will affect all those that were born in the first day of this cycle and all those born August 13 through August 20.

Hence, this is not a normal moon. In 2018 and 2019 there were black moons in Leo; but there will not be another black moon now until 2022. This would be our third new moon i out of four we have this season. While there is no single definition, this moon will be seen as a dark spot in the sky. Depending upon the orb, the Leo moon will be at 26 degrees and the void will be evident at 10:41pm EST and 7:41 PST on August 18, 2020.

The New Moon permits many of us to look at life from a new prospective and see for ourselves what will have to leave our lives as it no longer fits, so we can be ready for new beginnings. The energy is perfect to look at our options.

This could be as simple as what will make our home more welcoming, or what creative projects will bring us the security we need. It brings forth originality, leadership, and strength to say, “I am what I am”.

The New Moon supports all plans that have to do with projects, appearance, and wishes. Even if there is discontent, there will be nothing to stop us from considering options. Music, art, and creativity in the home will bring forth originality and creativity.

With all the grace this moon could possibly bring for us, there is always the question if we can/could or should avoid repeating the past. Like every single moon phase this year, this moon is no different as it is the exact replication of the moon in 2001, time, date and hour. But there were also similar new moons which were so close to this one we could consider them twins, like the ones in August of 2009 and 2012. However, it is certain that something that was begun in 2006 and 2014 was done with blinders and now it will surely come to an end.

Of course, as we are at the end of summer, I must mention that in 2001 there were more shark attacks than ever. Then again, from land or sea, there is an understanding that citizens must be protected by foreign powers or things that jeopardize our security.

It was reported and corroborated that President Bush was given a warning in first two weeks of August that there could be an attack from Al Qaeda. The attack would be historical. The government ignored it. In the meantime, 36 coal miners died in an explosion in the Ukraine and China reported AIDS an epidemic. Here at home, Ford cut jobs and the Fed cut interest rates again. The economic recession begins dipping in March and it continues to decline until November 2001. In August there was no progress. This seems to be so familiar as the economy in 2020 begin to decline due to COVID-19 in March and perhaps August may not be any different.

Fast forward to 2009, the U.S economy was still dipping due to the 2008 economic depression, even though there was less job loss in August 2009, and for most of 2009. Nevertheless, something wonderful happened which is like events which occurred this month. In August of 2009, the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice was sworn in; chosen by President Obama. Just this month, former Vice President Biden, chose his running mate, Kamala Harris, the first multi-racial female candidate on a major party ticket.

As the AIDS epidemic soared in 2001, by 2009 scientists decoded the genetic structure for HIV-1 which causes AIDS. On an environmental level in 2001 a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit Japan killing over 2000 people. In August 2009, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan again killing over 2700 people. Looking back, I certainly hope that Indonesia and Iran do not have similar scenarios.

The New Moon allows many of us to look at life in a new way and allow the calming effect and wisdom to create new beginnings through letting go. The energy is just right to make the changes that are necessary to liberate ourselves from the baggage and oppression of things that cause us pain and heartache.

The easiest way to begin this process is to get rid of clutter. For example, look at that shirt which will never fit you, it’s really outdated and even at the shoulders it may be collecting dust. There is an old saying that if you have not worn it in 6 months, then do you really think you are going to wear it in the next 6 months? The answer is simple; no. Sometimes holding onto the past is not always good for the soul as we prevent ourselves from moving forward. The heart is allowing your predispositions to indicate the time to make changes and say, “I am what I am”.

The New Moon supports all endings to begin new projects, appearances, and spirits. Even if there is disappointment that the shirt does not fit anymore, there should be none as learning what works and what does not is the key element to the new moon.

A couple of days back, Uranus went retrograde in Taurus, and Mars moved into Aries. Both transits will bring liberation and metamorphism to society. Uranus retrograde pushes us to step into the unknown and familiar alike. Social, individual, and environmental changes will occur and with the mix of Mars in Aries, fumes will rise. I would not be surprised if there is more aggression, violence, and fiery situations that occur.

It could be especially so for those in India, North & South Korea, Ukraine, and some countries near Ukraine. But in the U.S., New York (especially Manhattan), Florida (possibly Miami), Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) and California (Los Angeles) could all feel the effects. However, I hope that I am wrong.

The Leo energy can sometimes be the basis for one to be more uncontrollable, tenacious, privileged, activated, narcissistic, egocentric, or condescending. The more warmth, sympathy, and support are practiced during the new moon phase, the more idealism will come of it.

Moons come with purpose, allure, and power. This time will be susceptible by affectionate, yearning, and contentment where originality, honesty, and compassion will be lionized. This is the best time to look for close relationships, bring peace to your relationships, or simply walk away without hurting each other.

The Leo energy can sometimes cause us to be more fanatical, persistent, proud, aggravated, egotistical, selfish, or condescending. It’s harder (but not impossible) to make changes or be supple. The more affection, sympathy, and support are practiced during the new moon phase, the more idealism will come of it.

The moon in Leo is Energetic, Brave, Intentional, Brilliant, and Organized AND INCONSISTENT. Therefore, for Leo’s, my suggestions and predictions are listed below for now until December, I would also suggest adding predictions of the Lunar Eclipse and Solar Eclipse of June, as well as July, to get an overall picture of what you could expect.

Outside of Leo energy, I would suggest the same combination of Lunar and Solar Eclipse of June and July. Please note that all predictions and advice is based on VPAT (Vedic Philosophical Ayurvedic Theories) calculations and not to be mistaken for pure Western or Eastern Astrological philosophies.


Sweet Leo, this is not the time to change jobs or a career; try to wait until September to do so. If you decide to go into your own business, be wise and careful of investments as profits may not equal the investment. There could be a possible raise or improvement in your career advancement naturally between now and December, however, be prepared that it will come with many responsibilities. New relationships or existing ones will get a boost next month. Try to be transparent in your relationships and spend quality time at or being in a spiritual environment. Remember, if there are difficulties in a relationship this will pass, let time heal them; give it a month at least. For now, be miserly with your finances as I stated earlier, you will see the boost next month.

Saturn (will change signs next month so this incorporates both): The right career path will be shown to you. Have focus on your health and don’t invest; give things time.

Ketu (will move from Sagittarius to Scorpio next month – for your transits from January until August you may look at your full moon scope here. This incorporates the remainder of the year.): There may be plenty of confusion and misunderstandings in relationships. Maintain your budget and keep away from misunderstandings.

Rahu (will move from Gemini to Taurus next month. For your transits from January until August you may look at your full moon Scope here. This incorporates the remainder of the year.): New business, promotion, and financial rewards are possible. Try not to become a workaholic so you are able to balance between your personal and professional life. Your decisions may seem blurred at times.

Uranus: Now you get to look at what changes you have made since March. You will have that boost of energy to focus on your career and what you bring to society. If the energy of communication and information has been lethargic, it may continue for the rest of the year.

Jupiter: Hard work will pay off. You will have plenty of support from management and those who admire you. Be careful with minor health issues. Try to keep conversation light. Your financial situation will be better.

Maharani’s Advice

Sweet Leo, I know you want to take care of your family and this means a lucrative job or career. You will have that, but you must take care of yourself and eat right as it will be better for you physically and mentally if you do so. Spend quality time with our loved ones; laugh, cry, and share and it will bond you more than ever. Show respect and love to all your near and dear ones, and most of all, do not make quick decisions without thinking things through. Do what you can to find a solution and try not to be a baby; you know you hate those that whine so don’t do it. If you decide to go back to school this is the perfect time as you will do well. I would not be surprised if there is a physical move of some sort and finances flow naturally, so don’t worry, be happy.

It is my suggestion that all those that have Leo in their charts purchase a green candle and carve your name through to the wick. Anoint the candle with lemon oil or Lavender oil and chant Psalm 65. You may also choose to recite a mantra every morning until the next moon cycle.

Remember that with all applications of psalms and mantras, reaching the desired result is contingent on upon the value of determination. Never pray for someone, but pray for peace for everyone so that the person in your focus also receives the same without being selfish.

This year I have chosen one very simple mantra for those who are just learning to pronounce the mantras – the “Easy”. The mantra for the black moon and new moon in Leo is:


Om Cling Brhmne Jagadadharay Namah

(auuuum Kliing bra ha mne Jag addad harey namaha)

This mantra will bring light and deliverance to your life with all the might and power of the universe.

Please recognize that I am not an astrologer. Vedic readings integrate the energies of astrology and bring to the reading determined complications and refinements for free will choices.

Vedic readings do not tell you what to do; rather, they regulate a conceivable path which might be taken and allow free will choices to resolve conflicts before they occur. Think of Vedic readings as the GPS navigator and astrology is the vehicle. Without a vehicle you could still get to your destination, but it may take much longer. Even if you have a vehicle, this does not mean that you can’t get lost. But sometimes if you know the road it makes life much simpler. This is why astrology focuses on the placement of the sun and moon to bring the most directional aspects for beneficial journeys mathematically, and Vedic readings provide the choices.

I only wish that you make the best of this energy and spend more time with the people that mean the most to you.



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