Mars conjunction Jupiter: March 20, 2020

Mars moves to form a conjunction aspect with Jupiter on March 20, 2020 at 11.34.46am GMT; and their merger in the sky brings the mundane matters they rule on Earth into stark prominence.

Mars rules strife, war, conflict, violence, disputation, guns, anger, hate, revenge, haste, recklessness, alcohol, the military, army, soldiers, militants, emergency service workers and firefighters. He’s the planet of missiles, accidents, fires and infections.

Jupiter rules finances, spending, banks, neobanks, bankers, trade, trade fairs, traders, merchants, law, legal matters, the courts, judges, philosophy, religion, ethics, preachers, clerics, rabbis, philanthropy, philanthropists, charity, books, publishing, shipping, the cruise liner industry, long journeys and tourism. He’s the planet of expansion, abundance and goodwill.

The forecast period for this dynamic in-sky energy-event, during which major Mars-Jupiter events can occur, is February 25 to April 10, 2020.

It’s a strictly global – mundane astrology – event that will have no influence on your personally.

Mars and Jupiter in 2020

In March 2020 the world is a hot-bed of conflict. There are shooting wars, word wars, cyber wars, trade wars and information wars.

In August 1949 Mars and Jupiter established the laws of war at the Geneva Convention, but in 2020 the conventions to protect the victims of war are being broken by everyone. Brutes and savages don’t obey the rules of war and the horrors going on in the war zones are gross violations of the Geneva Conventions.

In 2020 a conflict zone is a horrific environment – the images on your television screen mean nothing. There’s horrible violence in Syria, Yemen and Nigeria. Hospitals and civilians are targeted and attacks on hospitals mean long-term suffering and hardship. Thousands of innocent civilians have been killed. There’s horrific suffering. Humanitarian workers are in harm’s way.

The combatants in the conflicts request God’s help. They pray (Jupiter) for victory – ‘God willing’. We presume the victory-god they pray to is Mars, the god of war. Jupiter’s money is used to finance the wars. It buys the soldiers and the weapons they use to kill.

In 2020 countries are wracked with financial problems. They have budgets to balance. Economic growth is essential so Mars is making aggressive financial moves and fighting to get his hands on Jupiter’s market wealth. There are financial rows and trade wars.

In March 2020 Mars likes getting drunk and Jupiter likes making money and Jupiter is hoping that an intoxicated Mars isn’t about to blow up the banking system and ignite another financial disaster.

In 2020 there are judicial rows, attacks on judges and harsh legal judgments. Humanity is confronted with major ethical and moral dilemmas.

 In 2020 ancient religions preach bygone beliefs that are out-of-step with modern, progressive thinkers so religion ignites conflict, hate and disputation.  There’s strife for God’s workers, religion inspired violence, attacks on minority religious groups and burning mosques and churches. Iran is an Islam country with a clerical leadership.

In January 2020 the coronavirus outbreak hit China and in March 2020 the health emergency is adversely impacting world trade, economic growth and travel.

Mars conjunction Jupiter in the sky forecasts…

… strife for the financial sector; financial disputes; a currency war; aggressive financial stimulus; attacks on financial institutions; feuding banks; strife for the church and God’s worker’s; attacks on religion; a Holy War; religion inspired violence; burning churches; bickering at the trade talks; a trade war; escalating violence; increased military spending; a boost to the weapons trade; the judiciary under fire; harsh laws and swift law-making; the publishing of bombshell books; a gambling frenzy; increased sales of alcohol; a shipping-maritime dispute; an attack on a ship; shipping accidents, strife for the cruise liner industry and fires.

Mars and Jupiter aren’t disciplined, restrained or sensible so there’s an atmosphere of excitement, sensation, recklessness, impulsivity and wild optimism; but Jupiter is the planet of arbitration so countries can arbitrate to resolve their conflicts (Mars) and sign peace treaties (Jupiter).

Chart data check and event timing

The Mars-Jupiter conjunction is trine Venus – planet of women and peace moves; conjunction Saturn – planet of security measures, epidemics, sluggish economic activity and fear; sextile Neptune – planet of schemes, investors, share markets, oil, aviation, drugs and fraud; and conjunction  Pluto – planet of groups, cooperation, unity, disunity, coercion, crime and corruption.

Major events are timed by aspects involving Mars or Jupiter in the major cycle charts.   

In the Mars cycle progressed Mars is conjunction Sun and Saturn and semisextile Jupiter on March 3/4; from March 2 to March 27 progressed Mars is parallel Saturn > peak power date is March 18; on March 17 progressed Mars is conjunction Pluto; from March 16 to April 3 progressed Mars is parallel Jupiter > peak power date is March 26; on March 22 progressed Mars is sextile Venus; on March 26 progressed Mars is semisquare Jupiter; and on March 28 progressed Mars is square Uranus.

In the Jupiter cycle progressed Jupiter is parallel Mercury from February 23 to July 27, 2020 > peak power date is April 6; and in the Neptune cycle progressed Neptune is inconjunct Jupiter from February 28 to April 24 > peak power date March 25.


Author: DW Sutton

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