Mars enters Taurus January 6, 2021 at 5:26 pm ET.
After Mars has been in Aries for a while, since June 27, 2020 along with Mars Retrograde on September 9, 2020 Mars is now starting off 2021 by entering Taurus for a couple months.
Mars is in Detriment in Taurus, which means it isn’t as strong of a placement as it would be in Aries or Scorpio.
However, Taurus is ruled by Venus, which brings a natural affinity and interest of Mars.
As Taurus is a sensual sign and magnetized toward the material world, with Mars in Taurus, appreciation of the physical body, physical energy and the pleasure of making love can be emphasized. Mars in Taurus can also indicate emphasis of Mars as a phallic symbol. Mars energy is like an adrenaline rush of desire, enthusiasm, courage and willpower as a directed energy. Mars in Taurus can indicate a stronger sex-drive and enthusiasm for experiencing pleasure. This can be a good time to work on your root and sacral chakras.
Hard work that makes you sweat, working out and lifting weights for bodybuilding especially works well with Mars in Taurus. This is considered a good time to build muscle mass with athletic activities. Exercise that requires discipline for achievement is indicated. As ruled by Venus, Taurus is concerned with beauty and aesthetics, one of the key reasons people work out. If you have excess energy that needs to be tamed, grounding exercises like yoga are recommended.
Mars is the alpha male warrior taking charge and getting what he wants. Mars in Taurus says, “This is what I want and this is what actions I am taking to get it.”
In relationships, Mars in Taurus can bring about mutual passion. Since Mars has a lot of energy and the desire for the self to accomplish as it wishes, when in Taurus, Mars can also signify anger and possessiveness in relationships. You may notice an increase in jealous reactions during this period.
Mars in Taurus can also signify the desire for establishing strength and security in ones income, and actively pursuing work and attracting more money and power in the business world. Mars in Taurus can be great for business leaders to do what needs to be done to get things in order and make the transaction reality.
Mars in Taurus reminds us that if you want something, you have to do the work to achieve it.
Determination is strengthened with Mars in Taurus encouraging hard work that naturally brings material results. Motivation to make money can dominate to ensure a secure, empowering foundation is built. This can be especially useful for people that feel financially weak or lacking in money, as it can breathe new energy and determination into your financial goals at this time. Pay attention to clues now, especially observing actions taken by others in their careers for useful insights that could help you in your own goals.
Fiery Mars doesn’t like anything to stand in his way, neither do bulls. Provoking people in an irritating, oppositional way, can bring out the raging Bull ready to charge full steam ahead during this period. It can take a lot of prodding to get under one’s skin when Mars is in Taurus, since Taurus is highly patient, but once the tipping point is pushed to the max, outbursts are possible.
Trying to balance patience with wanting to get things done quickly can be a challenge. Focusing on efficiency can be the solution.
Mars in Taurus also signifies strength, movement, machinery, tools and building. Construction, engineering and architecture, especially manifesting something with precision that is valuable, practical, beautiful and long lasting is associated with Mars in Taurus.
Mars will meet in conjunction with Uranus in Taurus on January 20, 2021 at 3:37 pm ET. This can indicate a burst of energy and surprises. News about money matters and cybersecurity could get attention. We may also see some disputes over land ownership, with possible talk of conquering lands. Aggressive behavior toward property and money could be in focus. We may also see more rumblings of activity like earthquakes or volcanoes arise during this period. We could also hear talk of nuclear topics in terms of military and electric power grids in the news. Don’t be surprised if this is an active, tense period that leads to breakthroughs. Mars leaving Aries and entering Taurus can indicate a strong shift in energy as Mars gets closer to revolutionary Uranus.
I will talk more about aspects of Mars in New Weekly TarotScopes.
Mars is in Taurus until March 3, 2021 at 10:29 pm ET.