New Moon August 16, 2023 in Cancer and Ashlesha according to Vedic Astrology

The new moon or Amavasya (new moon in Sanskrit) of August 16, 2023, is in Cancer and the star Ashlesha according to Vedic Astrology. Vedic Astrology differs from Western Astrology. It’s more about feminine and softer living. Before the clock and time was introduced. Which created the masculine world. In this blog, you can read more about the meaning of the New Moon in August 2023 according to Vedic Astrology.

New Moon August 2023

The New Moon of August 2023 is in Cancer. The New Moon in Cancer invites you to silently feel which direction your emotions want to go. New Moon is a period of ‘deep waters’. An element that invites you to experience at a deep level which direction you want to sail this lunar cycle. My Moon Phase Yin Yoga Ebook can help you feel what you really desire through yin yoga, journal practices and knowledge from Chinese Medicine.

Characteristics of the Cancer Zodiac Sign

Cancer is also seen as the mother of the zodiac. An emotional sign that invites you to look at your emotions on a deep level. Cancer is an emotional sign. Provides a feeling of home. And gives people around them the space to feel and let emotions be. But it is also important for yourself to feel where your emotions want to go. Can they be seen? Or do you slide it under chairs and sofas?

By letting your emotions be there, you show your pure essence. This gives you and the people around you clarity. Emotions such as sadness, fear and unrest are not ‘bad’. It gives you clarity and direction in where change can be made. Give yourself that space and you will see that space is created in body and mind.

Meaning of the New Moon of August 2023 in the Nakshatra Ashlesha

When the Nakshatra Ashlesha falls in the New Moon, a period of transformation, strength and power potency arrives. What have you been hiding all this time? What might you feel insecure about, but do you know deep down that it is your strength? This New Moon invites you to raise your pure and true potential. Your inner strength. When you show yourself as you are, you will find that you attract what you really desire. With all your emotions as they are.

Difference in Vedic and Western Astrology

New Moon in August 2023 may look different than you thought. According to Western Astrology, the new moon is in Leo. The difference is in the Zodiac and saves 23 degrees. Your zodiac sign, moonsign and ascendant can be different when you start to study Vedic Astrology. It has a softer approach. And invites you to become more balanced through yoga and Ayurveda. According to Vedic philosophy. In a Vedic Astrology consultation, I will explain everything about this to you. This can give you insight in all areas of your life. Personal development, work, relationships, company, health, health problems et cetera.

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