This New Moon in Taurus on April 30th, 2022 (Beltane Eve) is also referred to as “The Black Moon”. A Black Moon is the second New Moon to occur in a single month, which is a rare occurrence. The Moon will also Eclipse the Sun giving us the first Solar Eclipse of the year.

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A Solar Eclipse occurs when a portion of the Earth is blanketed in the shadow cast by the Moon, which partially or entirely blocks the Sun’s light. This only occurs when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are in alignment. Solar Eclipses coincide with New Moons. This Solar Eclipse takes place on the second New Moon of April. This is a rare occurrence because generally only one New Moon and one Full Moon take place each month. When we do have two New Moons within the same month, the second New Moon is referred to as a “Black Moon“. When we have two Full Moons within the same month, the second Full Moon is referred to as a “Blue Moon“. A Solar Eclipse will always amplify the energies of a New Moon tenfold.

While Solar Eclipses have a reputation for throwing us off of our game, this Solar Eclipse will be in Taurus, which will allow us to steadily move forward in a stable and practical manner with determination. The focus during this time may be on finances, home life, security, comforts, the future, and productivity. Solar Eclipses will start to affect your inner world before it starts to reflect in your outer world. Be prepared to fully step outside of your comfort zone and buckle up for the madness that transpires while we move through such profound shifts, alignments, and transformations!

New Moon always represents New Beginnings, the start of a new cycle, new doors opening, and it is the optimal time for manifestation magicks. However, with this New Moon falling under a Solar Eclipse, it is best to trust what the Universe has to offer and go with the flow. 

Everyone will be affected by these incoming energies. Those with Taurus (as well as; Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius) in their Sun, Moon, Rising, Mercury, Venus, or Mars placements will be influenced heavier. Check your Natal Birth Chart. Reach out to us if you would like assistance in pulling and reading your natal birth chart. You may easily contact us on our Facebook page or by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page. We are happy to assist you.

Whatever occurs during this time is likely to continue to evolve until the Lunar Eclipse in Taurus on November 8th, 2022.

Venus in Pisces Conjunct Jupiter in Pisces (Jupiter – Venus Conjunction)

Venus and Jupiter will be exact conjunct in 4 degrees Pisces. Jupiter is the planet of luck, good fortune, prosperity, expansion, growth, and well as law, Higher learning, education, religion and travel. Venus is the planet of love, romance, sex, pleasure, relationships, harmony, beauty, and well as art, expressing your desires, what you value, and your passions. When planets are Conjunct, this means that these planets are in the same sign, close together, or form a line from our perspective on Earth. When the planets are Conjunct, their energies blend together to create a magnificent cosmic cocktail, and amplifies their individual influences on your life. This Jupiter – Venus Conjunction takes place in the sign of Pisces. Piscean energy is all about sensitivity, what is hidden, Esotericism, mysticism, spirituality, emotion, creative abilities, and dreams. These energies combined together points toward the desire to expand your spiritual and Esoteric knowledge, and to find new modalities in your daily spiritual practice. You can harness this juicy energy for romantic, sexual, spiritual, and material abundance.  Check your Natal Birth Chart to see where your Venus and Jupiter placements are to see how this energy will benefit you.

The asteroid Pallas enters Taurus

Pallas in Taurus is a fairly neutral placement. Plans, strategies, routines, patterns, and trends are rooted in the practical, physical world. Recognizing patterns the use of common sense will become easier as problem-solving skills increase. Take time before making any major decisions, and think about what the probable outcomes would be. You’ll find clarity by getting in touch with nature through your five senses; touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. During this time, you’ll want to be more planned out and strategic with finances, and discovering new ways to generate income. You’ll become more intentionally resourceful. Just try to not let this energy turn into greed, hoarding, selfishness, and stinginess. In order to keep the energy of abundance flowing, you must find a beautiful ebb and flow of giving and receiving. Trust that whatever energy you put out into the Universe will always return to you.


It’s time to make or break habits, patterns, and take chances. Write down your intentions and vision for the future, and take action towards that direction. Eclipses bring forth fast movement in all aspects of your life, starting with your inner world and rippling its way to your outer world. You may feel as though everything in your life is being shaken up and changing. Trust that this change is taking place in order to align you in the direction that you are meant to be headed. Sometimes this scale of a shift feels scary, wild, and crazy. Trust in the flow and ride the wave.


The energy from this New Moon in Taurus will bring awareness to the aspects within yourself that you do not particularly pay attention to, highlighting hidden strengths. You may feel a sense of confidence and empowerment, instead of disregarding or pushing those bold feelings away as we typically would. 


During this time, it feels as though you are being tested by your Higher Self in order to be liberated from what is holding you back, leading to Divine transformation. Eclipses accelerate our timelines. The veil feels thin, which causes heightened sensitivity to energy and heightened spiritual gifts. 


Eclipses in general activate the North and South Nodes, often referred to as, “The Nodes of Fate”. They are astrological indicators that assist us by pointing us in the right direction on our spiritual life path. Each node tells a story. The North Node is your True North, or North Star. It tells about the future on your spiritual life path based on what lessons you have learned in the past. It also points out what type of work needs to be done in order to work out our karmic debts in order to continue evolving in our spiritual journey. The South Node tells about what you bring into this existence, your gifts, where you come from, past lives, your comfort zone, and patterns and themes from your childhood. Check your Natal Birth Chart to see how this activation energy will influence you. If you would like assistance with pulling and reading your Natal Birth Chart, reach out to us easily on our Facebook page or through the contact form at the bottom of this page. 

Karmic Debt and Soul Contracts

Solar Eclipses have a tendency to activate our pending soul contracts and karmic debts. Sometimes this plays out as the start or loss of a job, the beginning or ending of a relationship, or a specific lesson theme; such as abandonment, rejection, acceptance, etc. Fret not my friend; this is only to advance us forward in our spiritual evolution. The Solar Eclipse energy may rapidly advance you forward, even if it is not immediately and obviously apparent. 

Eclipses for 2022:

April 30: Solar eclipse in Taurus
May 15: Lunar eclipse in Scorpio
October 25: Solar eclipse in Scorpio
November 8: Lunar eclipse in Taurus
30/4/2022 Provided by
Vedic Astrology 30/4/2022

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