• Yolanda McAdam

The Gemini/Sagittarius Nodal Cycle



The North Node moved into Gemini last week (May 5th) which means the corresponding South Node is now in Sagittarius. The Nodes are not physical bodies but points in space. The nodal orbits arise from the intersection of the Moon's orbit with the plane of the ecliptic (the path of the Sun and planets as they appear to revolve around the earth).


When the nodes were in Cancer and Capricorn (from November 7, 2018) the following areas were highlighted for change: family, country and tribe (Cancer) and government, and big business (Capricorn). Now that they’ve changed signs we can expect changes in Gemini and Sagittarius ruled areas.


Symbolically the North Node represents the future and the South Node the past. The South Node can pull us back into familiar patterns while the North Node invites new possibilities. In Vedic astrology, the North Node is the Dragon’s Head (Rahu) and the South Node is the Dragon’s Tail (Ketu). With the North Node in Gemini for the next two years, we can expect changes in the way we communicate and collect and disperse information. Gemini is also the sign associated with short journeys, airplanes, school (elementary and high school), and the lungs.


We can also look forward to a “doubling up” of things as Gemini is the sig