What does August have in store for you? See the transits that are happening in the sky in August and read personalized insights for each one based on your Vedic Moon sign in your birth chart (which we calculate for you in the align27 app).
Sun in Ashlesha - 3 August to 17 August
A moment for self-transformation. The Sun, planet of self and spirit, is in Cancer-Ashlesha from August 3rd to 17th, the nakshatra associated with insight and personal transformation.
Mercury in Purva Phalguni - 3 August to 19 August
Speak and share in style. Mercury, planet of thought and speech, is in Leo-Purva Phalguni from August 3rd to 19th, the nakshatra which translates to ‘the previous red one’.
Jupiter in Bharani Pada 3 - 6 August to 3 October
A time of romantic freedom and sharing. Jupiter, planet of expansion and philosophy, is in Bharani nakshatra pada (part) three, in the sign of Aries, from August 6th to October 3rd 2023.
Sun, Venus Conjunction in Cancer - 7 August to 17 August
Express yourself with light and affection. The Sun, planet of light and self, comes together in Cancer with Venus, planet of relating, from August 7th to 17th, 2023.
Venus Retrograde in Cancer - 7 August to 4 September
Get new insight into a mysterious character. Venus, planet of love, luxury the arts, is retrograde in Cancer from August 7th until September 4th 2023.
Venus in Ashlesha - 7 August to 1 October
Venus Combust in Cancer - 9 August to 18 August
Sun in Gandanta - 13 August to 20 August
A journey between two extremes. The Sun, ruler of soul and self-expression, is in the Gandanta zone between Cancer and Leo and Ashlesha and Magha from August 13th to 20th 2023.
Mars in Uttara Phalguni - 13 August to 3 September
Put your energy into a close partnership. Mars, the warrior planet of energy and adventure, is in the nakshatra of Uttara Phalguni spanning the signs of Leo and Virgo from August 13th to September 3rd 2023.
Sun in Magha - 17 August to 31 August
Mercury, Sun Conjunction in Leo - 17 August to 17 September
Mercury in Uttara Phalguni - 19 August to 28 August
Find your superpowers of concentration. Mercury, planet of thought and business, is in the nakshatra of Uttara Phalguni spanning the signs of Leo and Virgo from Aug 19th to 28th 2023.
Saturn in Shatabhishak Pada 1 - 22 August to 15 October
Finding success second-time around. Saturn moves into pada (part) one of Shatabhishak within the sign of Aquarius from August 22nd to October 15th 2023.
Mercury Retrograde in Leo - 23 August to 15 September
Rahu in Ashwini Pada 1 - 28 August to 30 October
Seize the moment to rebel. Rahu, the shadow planet of desire and rebellion, is in pada (part) one of Ashwini from August 28th to October 30th 2023, the first pada of the first nakshatra of the zodiac.
Ketu in Chitra Pada 3 - 28 August to 30 October
Mercury in Purva Phalguni - 28 August to 29 September
Make your mind up on a partnership. Mercury, planet of thought and speech, is in Purva Phalguni from August 28th to September 29th, the nakshatra symbolized by a swinging Hammock.
Rahu in Gandanta - 28 August to 1 January, 2024
Make a revolution in your own time. Rahu, the shadow planet of desire and rebellion, is in the Gandanta zone between fire and water signs from August 28th 2023 to January 1st 2024.
Sun in Purva Phalguni - 31 August to 13 September
Earn your right to take it easy. Sun, planet of spirit and self-expression, is in Purva Phalguni ‘the previous red one’, from August 31st to September 13th 2023.
Mercury Combust in Leo - 31 August to 14 September
Express yourself with dramatic flair. Mercury, planet of thought and speech, is combust by the life-giving Sun in Leo from August 31 – Sep 14th 2023.