Transits and Special Events for March 2020 – Vedic Astrology
Key Transits in March 2020
- Sun will transit Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra on 04 March until 17 March.
- March 14th – Sun will transit into the sign of Pisces to the last part of Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra.
Key Transits of the Moon
- Transit Kala Sarpa Yoga – March 16 to March 31st
- Transit Moon conjunct Rahu – March 4th in Ardra Nakshatra
- Transit Moon debilitated in Scorpio – March 14th
- Transit Moon conjunct Ketu – March 16th in Mula Nakshatra
- Transit Moon conjunct closely Mars and Jupiter – March 18th in Uttara Ashada Nakshatra. And in the later part of the day Transit Moon will conjunct Saturn in Capricorn.
- Transit Moon conjunct Mercury in Shatabhishak Nakshatra on March 21st.
- 07 March to 17 March – Mars will transit Purva Ashada Nakshatra in the sign of Sagittarius.
- 17 March to 22 March – Mars will transit Uttara Ashada Nakshatra in the sign of Sagittarius.
- 22 March to 04 May – Mars will be in the sign of Capricorn which is the exaltation sign of Mars. Mars will transit Uttara Ashada nakshatra in the sign of Capricorn from 22nd March until 05 April after which Mars will move into Shravana Nakshatra.
- Mercury will come out of Retrograde on 9th March.
- Mercury will transit the last pada of Dhanishta from 3 March to 17 March.
- Mercury will transit Shatabhishak Nakshatra from 17 March to 30 March.
- 07 March to 29 March – Jupiter will be in Uttara Ashada Nakshatra pada 1 in the sign of Sagittarius.
- 29 March to 20th June – Jupiter will move into Uttara Ashada pada 2 in the sign of Capricorn.
- Venus will continue it’s transit in Ashwini Nakshatra until 11 March 2020 and will move into Bharani Nakshatra on 11th March until 24th March.
- Venus will transit Kritikka Nakshatra in the sign of Aries from 24 March until 28 March.
- Venus will transit into the sign of Taurus from 28 March until 31 July 2020.
Rahu Ketu Transits
- Rahu will move into Ardra Nakshatra pada 1 on 18 March until 20 May 2020.
- Ketu will move into Mula Nakshatra Pada 3 on 18 March until 20 May 2020.
Key Conjunctions/Planetary War in March
- March 26 to March 31 – Mars and Saturn planetary war in Capricorn. Exact conjunction on March 31st
- March 17 to March 22 – Mars and Jupiter planetary war in Sagittarius. Exact conjunction on March 28th
Special Events – Mar 2020
This month has 2 special days of Shani Pradosham which is extremely auspicious and powerful to perform remedies for Shani. As per the Hindu calendar the 13th lunar day is celebrated as “Pradosh” and worshipping Lord Shiva on this day brings a lot of blessings to the sincere devotee. When Pradosh falls on a Saturday it is referred to as “Shani Pradosh” or “Shani Trayodashi”.
- March 5 – Ekadashi
- March 6 – Narasimha Dwadashi
- March 7 – Shani Pradosham
- March 8/9 – Full Moon in Magha Nakshatra
- March 12 – Sankashti Chathurthi
- March 14 – Bhanu Saptami
- March 15 – Kalashtami
- March 18 – Ekadashi
- March 21 – Shani Pradosham
- March 23/24 – Amavasya
- March 24 – Ugadi, Chaitra Navratri
- March 26 – Matsya Jayanti
- March 27 – Monthly Vinayaka Chathurthi
- March 28 – Monthly Karthigai
- March 29 – Monthly Skanda Sashti
- March 31 – Monthly Durga Ashtami