Venus, the planet of love and beauty turns retrograde between 00:34 IST on 06 October till 16:17 IST on 16 November 2018 in Libra (Thula Rasi).
During this period, Venus gets within 8 degrees of Sun’s proximity and becomes combust for 10 days.
This combustion (Sukra Moudyami) happens between 18:49 IST on 21 October – 20:04 on 31 October 2018.
When Venus gets too close to the Sun it can no longer be seen in the Heavens and thus the significations of the planet suffer.
During this time, energy of Venus will be compromised. Venus is one of the planets of Guidance (the other is Jupiter).
When we can’t see Venus we are “without guidance.”
Venus is the planet of Value (Love and Relations. When it is invisible it is harder to determine the true value of anything.
Therefore the next several weeks is a poor time for making decisions about love, relations, money.
During this period, which is called as Sukra Moudyami , Positive effects of Venus will be drastically reduced and thus people who believe in astrology, will not perform any auspicious ceremonies during this time such as weddings, engagements, house warming, launching of new business etc.
However, talks and paperwork for above can be done during this period.
Venus, who controls movies, arts will not be beneficial for many who are depended on those fields.
This ‘Venus Eclipse‘ can be seen during sunrise and sunset timings. Venus appears as a small black spot on Sun.
Be prepared for a roller coaster ride of your deeper emotions. Be ready to experience the full spectrum of your feelings, and emerge cleansed — a wiser soul and better able to forge the kind of bonds which make you know you are loved.
Relationships will be the central issue during the next couple of months.
It is an accepted fact that relationships are complicated — some are easy and natural while others are complex and difficult.
The details of our birth charts reveal the dynamics of how we relate to others, and can help us learn to develop strong, healthy relationships.
This is a time of intensity and there may be wrinkles to iron out in your closest relationships.
This is the time to just let go and feel the agonies and ecstasies that come with Venus in its own sign Libra.
Combust and Retrograde Venus in Libra can make us lose our balance in relations. Curb your tendency to call someone who do not want you in their life. Also avoid all sorts of illegal and immoral relations.
People born under ascendants and moon signs of Taurus (Vrishabha), Libra (Thula) should void major financial transactions, love and sexual affairs, buying of jewelry, starting of new projects during this period.
These precautions should also be taken by people who are going through Venus(sukra) vimsottari dasa, also born with Moon placed in nakshatras of Bharani, Poorva Phalguni, Poorvashada.
If Venus is a benefic in your personal horoscope, good effects will be minimised and if its a malefic for you, it will give some relief during this combust period.
If you are born during Venus retrograde period, your multiple love affairs can fail. 1 out of every 10 people are born with Venus retrograde.
Such people do not follow social norms, tend to perform heroic acts to achieve what they want, but also fail most of the times.
Going from one failed relationship to another, they cannot seem to find one that is satisfying.