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Celestial Insights: June 2021

June 07, 2021 0 Comments

Celestial Insights: June 2021

Horoscopes by Kerstin Hern from The Mirrored Lantern  / Original art for J. Southern Studio by Spirited Animals


Celestial Insights    June 2021


It’s summer here in the northern hemisphere, and Gemini season is ringing in social butterfly energy! Happy birthday month to all the Gems and early Cancers out there. Below are your June 2021 Celestial Insights to traverse this month with ease and grace… 

The major highlights of this month include: Venus bringing love and harmony into two signs at the beginning and end of the month; we are both in eclipse season and ending eclipse season (whew!); an annular solar eclipse new moon coming up; a couple of planets move retrograde; Mercury stations direct; and the year long dance with Saturn and Uranus hits a peak mid-month.

Check out all of the notable transits below. Plus, get ready for rituals around the new and full moons with themes, symbols, and tools to use for your manifestations and releases, along with what house will be most affected for you, per lunation. June blessings, y’all.


Notable Dates and Transits:

  • June 2- Venus enters Cancer: empathy, heightened sensitivity, tenderness, nurturing energy, motherly energy, mother archetype activation
  • June 10- Annular Solar Eclipse + New Moon in Gemini: setting intentions, revolution and revelation, self expression, your ego, big goals, and healthy communication
  • June 11- Mars enters Leo: yearning for attention, extra confidence, heightened sex drive, stepping into big roles, being in the spotlight
  • June 14- Saturn square Uranus: exact square (big deal!) exposing truths, confrontational change, major wake-up calls, big transformation
  • June 20- Summer Solstice / Litha / Midsummer (longest day and shortest night of the year, a harvest time to be grateful for the peak of abundance); Jupiter goes retrograde, look out for spiritual awakenings, inner growth, pausing travel and higher education, doing solo inner work; Sun moves into Cancer: deeply feeling, intuitive, motherly, focus on the home
  • June 22- Mercury goes direct: Caution! Clunky energy from 20-25th while Mercury picks up speed
  • June 24- Full Moon in Capricorn: end of eclipse season, releases, control issues, personal responsibility, family vs. work issues
  • June 25- Neptune goes retrograde: more truths revealed, dream messages, deeper understanding, clarity
  • June 27- Venus enters Leo: adoration, romance, proud love, expressive love, attention, validation


                    JUNE 2021 LUNATIONS 

                    Annular Solar Eclipse New Moon in Gemini: Singing Your Wishes Above the Fog 
                    Thursday, June 10, 2021 @ 19 degrees of Gemini
                    3:52 am PST // 6:52 am EST


                    THEMES & SYMBOLS: Breakthroughs, journeying, writing, music, siblings, twins, feathers, deer, butterfly, yellow, bright blue, lavender, lily of the valley

                    Neptune is squaring the solar eclipse, along with the New Moon and Mercury, so there is a bit of confusion around this lunation, but nothing that can’t get clear if we write out our thoughts or talk them out. Journaling and list-making is encouraged during your ritual… Pen to paper is medicine for working out nebulous ideas and energy and engaging with your Book of Mirrors (aka your magick journal). Additionally, playing music, singing, and chanting is encouraged to clear energetic clutter and raise your vibration into a clear-headed space. Try creating and writing out your own spell with your intentions, then chanting or singing it aloud into the flame of your new moon candle. Hermes is listening!

                    YOUR NEW MOON LUNATION HOUSE

                    Find your sun or rising sign below to see what area of your life will be most impacted by this new moon: 

                    • ARIES: 3rd House (communication and community)
                    • TAURUS: 2nd House (your financial and personal value)
                    • GEMINI: 1st House (identity and self)
                    • CANCER: 12th House (what is hidden)
                    • LEO: 11th House (friends and social groups)
                    • VIRGO: 10th House (career and honors)
                    • LIBRA: 9th House (higher learning and spirituality)
                    • SCORPIO: 8th House (transformation and the occult)
                    • SAGITTARIUS: 7th House (relationships and partnerships)
                    • CAPRICORN: 6th House (health and daily work)
                    • AQUARIUS: 5th House (creativity and pleasure)
                    • PISCES: 4th House (home and family)


                    RITUAL + ALTAR INSPIRATIONS

                    • Deities: Hermes, Thoth, Mercury, Athena, Castor & Pollux
                    • Tarot Card: The Lovers (choice, balance, unity, partnering, love, relationships 
                    • Candles: yellow, bright blue, pale blue, violet, white
                    • Crystals: any yellow stones, moonstone, agate, labradorite, quartz, pearl, lapis lazuli, howlite
                    • Herbs + Oils: skullcap (drawing in energy, lovers herb), lavender (cleansing, anti-anxiety, communication), dill (Gemini herb, money, luck, protection), lemon, orange, bergamot, grapefruit, lemongrass (all citrus: Gemini association, communication, uplifting, joy, prosperity), jasmine (moon herb, happiness, love, fortune, spirituality) bay leaf (luck, wishes, healing, strength) 


                    NEW MOON PETITION

                    Write your intentions as specifically as possibly on a small piece of paper, in the present tense, as if they are already happening. Fold it 3 times toward you, symbolizing bringing energy to you, and place on your altar under one of your crystals. You may also place your petition under your Air Element Candle or chime candle holder before you light your candle. 

                    SUGGESTED MANTRA

                    “I am awake, clear, and easily manifest my wishes into being for my highest good. My voice is my power and I communicate with intention and love. I am grateful for all that I am manifesting. So mote it be!”

                    NEW MOON MEDICINE 

                    Gemini rules our lungs, bronchial tubes, shoulders, arms, and hands. Singing, chanting, writing, drawing—anything that uses your voice, literally or figuratively, will be balancing. Like last month, chanting the bija mantra HAM will clear and strengthen your throat chakra.



                    Full Moon in Capricorn: Energetic Tug-of- War Between Inner & Outer Worlds 
                    Thursday, June 24th @ 3 degrees of Capricorn
                    11:39 am PST // 2:39 pm EST


                    THEMES & SYMBOLS: The sea goat, stones, metal, bones, releases, control, home vs. work, antelope, narwhal, navy blue, gray, beige, brown

                    Full moons are ripe for releases and forgiveness after its peak. This full moon follows eclipse season, so there is a sense of cathartic release, but it still asks us to own up to our responsibilities, see where control may be out of balance, and spotlights our work versus home life. We can work on releasing blockages that prevent growth and flow—think cracking out of calcified structures of unhealthy control that we are outgrowing spiritually and emotionally. 


                    Find your sun or rising sign below to see what area of your life will be most impacted by this full moon:

                    • ARIES: 10th House (career and honors)
                    • TAURUS: 9th House (higher learning and spirituality)
                    • GEMINI: 8th House (transformation and the occult)
                    • CANCER: 7th House (relationships and partnerships)
                    • LEO: 6th House (health and daily work)
                    • VIRGO: 5th House (creativity and pleasure)
                    • LIBRA: 4th House (home and family)
                    • SCORPIO: 3rd House (communication and community)
                    • SAGITTARIUS: 2nd House (your financial and personal value)
                    • CAPRICORN: 1st House (identity and self)
                    • AQUARIUS: 12th House (what is hidden and your psychic gifts)
                    • PISCES: 11th House (friends and social groups)


                    RITUAL + ALTAR INSPIRATIONS

                    • Deities: Pan, Chronos, Shani, Ea, Enki, Persephone, Juno, Hera
                    • Tarot Card: The Devil (obsessions, addictions, control, power)
                    • Candles: gray, brown, red, black, white 
                    • Crystals: onyx, smokey quartz, malachite, garnet, gray agate, snowflake obsidian 
                    • Herbs + Oils + Resins: Chamomile (Capricorn association, protection, curse removal), Eucalyptus (soothing, healing, moon magick), Dragon’s Blood (banishing, protection), Melissa/lemon balm (moon energy, Cancer—opposite Capricorn for balance, purification), peppermint (cleansing, clarity, uplifting), and Rosemary (Cap herb, healing, purification)


                      FULL MOON PETITION

                      In Capricorn, an earth sign, you can write out your full moon releases on a small piece of paper and cover with stones or bury it far from your home. If you are using stones and crystals, add some metal objects to your altar and slide your petition underneath all of these. Create a ring of salt around your dish with all of these stones, or sprinkle salt directly over your petition.

                      SUGGESTED MANTRA

                      “I release the hardened blockages that prevent me from growing. I release control where it does not serve and let go of my obsession with outcomes. I break free from the old, growing like a wise oak tree with deep roots in security. I am balanced at home and in the world. I am transformed.” 

                      FULL MOON MEDICINE

                      Capricorn rules our spine, teeth, bones, joints, knees, hair, skin, and nails. Think about doing cat cow yoga poses to increase flow around your spine, doing Kundalini yoga/ breathwork, sitting outside 15 minutes a day for vitamin D, and nourishing your hair, skin, and nails with organic oils, sprays, and lotions. Turmeric and cinnamon are good for the teeth, as well as doing oil pulling with coconut oil before brushing.

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                      Wishing you all a song-filled New Moon and a calibrating Full Moon this June!

                      Kerstin from The Mirrored Lantern has practiced right hand path magick and tarot for over 28 years and has been a lover and learner of astrology for just as long… She is currently in graduate school for Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Spiritual & Depth Psychology. Follow her on instagram @themirroredlantern for witch tips, occulture, and depth psych tidbits!

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