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South Node Transits: A Guide to Clearing the Negative and Embracing the Positive

What are South Node Transits?

The South Node is one of the two points where the Moon's orbit intersects with the ecliptic. In astrology, it represents our past, our comfort zone, and our karmic baggage. When the South Node transits a natal planet, it's like a cosmic reset button. This transit is designed to clear out any negative manifestations associated with that planet, for good. It's an opportunity to leave behind old habits, mindsets, and beliefs that have been holding you back.

The Power of South Node Conjunct Planets

During a South Node transit in conjunction with a natal planet, you have the power to cut ties with energies that have been impacting you negatively. These are often things that you've struggled with for quite some time but haven't been able to shake. The South Node portal is like a hole opening up below your energy field and sucking out whatever is poured into it. This energy is neutral, so it's up to you to consciously offer up what you want to release.

The good news is that this transit also allows you to embrace the positive energy associated with that planet. By letting go of the negative, you make space for the positive to come in. This is a powerful opportunity for growth and transformation.

How to Work with South Node Transits

During a South Node transit in conjunction with a natal planet, you can cut ties with negative habits, mindsets, beliefs, and energies that have been holding you back. These may be long-term struggles, but this transit offers the chance to leave them behind for good. Embrace the energy of the South Node and let it propel you on your journey of self-discovery. Recognize the signs of the transit and consciously release negative energy to make space for positive growth. The South Node portal is neutral, so it's up to you to decide what to bring into the future.

Support for your transit

Transits can feel so intense because the energy is working on us, even if we're engaging with it well or not. Over the past 7 years, my favorite way to create positive changes in alignment with my Astrology, natal and transit, is to work with flower essences to support the transformational energy already available. You can read more about working with flower essences here, or you can experience their support yourself below. 

South Node Flower Essence Support
Releasing | Clearing | Ending Negative Patterns

  • A flower essence to help you offer up energies, habits, and patterns that you’re ready to leave behind in the South Node Portal. This vibrational plant and gemstone essence helps you to empty out conscious and unconscious patterns and energies that you’re ready to leave behind.

South Node Conjunct Your Sun: Building Self-Confidence & Vitality

The South Node conjunct your sun is a powerful transit that offers the opportunity to let go of negative energies that harm your self-confidence, creativity, and health. This transit is like a cosmic reset button that allows you to shed parts of your personality that no longer serve you. For example, if you've been a heavy drinker and partier, you may no longer wish to identify as that person, and that change can be made at this time.

As the Sun is linked to your vital energies, any habits or beliefs that diminish your "light" in any capacity are ready to be eradicated. Negative self-talk such as "I'm never the person who gets good attention," "I'm addicted to sugar," "I'll always be a scatterbrain who never gets a promotion," or "I'll never be a good enough artist to make a living doing what I love" can be released during this transit. By shedding old identity masks that hinder your growth, you make space for positive growth and transformation.

During the South Node transit in conjunction with your Sun, your task is to incorporate a new "I AM" into your life. One that brings you more confidence, pleasure, and vitality. Recognize the signs of the transit and consciously release negative energy to make space for positive growth. The South Node portal is neutral, so it's up to you to decide what to bring into the future.

Embrace the energy of the South Node and let it propel you on your journey of self-discovery. By letting go of the negative, you make space for the positive to come in. This is a powerful opportunity for growth and transformation.


Depending on which house the south node is passing though. Your challenge lies in releasing blockages to your….

1st Houseself image, sense of Style, ability to be a leader in your own life, confidence 

2nd House self worth, money, trust in your innate gifts and talents being good enough to succeed in life 

3rd Houseyour mindset, ability to relate to others, communication style, relationship with siblings

4th House - putting down roots, feeling like you belong, your personal mythology, family of origin 

5th House - creativity, self expression, children/childhood, ability to playfully explore life, ability to have fun, dating 

6th House -  health, daily habits, work life, being of service to the world in a meaningful way 

7th House - relationships, boundaries/holding your ground with other people

8th House - sexuality, how you take on the energy of others, ability to cope with the realities of life such a your own mortality/tragic hardships we all face

9th House your beliefs, religious experiences, ability to access expansive experiences such as traveling abroad/higher education

10th House - your Mission in life, career moves, public Identity (how the public perceives you)

11th House-  your Hopes and Dreams, community, circle of Friends, social Media

12th House - self sabotaging behaviors, ways you escape reality, Spiritual + Energetic practices & boundaries 

South Node in the Signs

South Node in Scorpio / North Node in Taurus


South Node Transiting the Natal Planets

south node conjunct sun
south node conjunct moon
south node conjunct mercury
south node conjunct venus
south node conjunct mars
south node conjunct jupiter
south node conjunct saturn
south node conjunct uranus
south node conjunct neptune
south node conjunct pluto

About the author, Kacy Danae

Kacy is a professional Astrologer. She learned her craft through Apprenticeship with Dorothy Ann Malkie, her teacher and friend. She believes Astrology is a premier tool for personal growth and healing. She offers Readings and teaches Astrology classes. Follow her work on Instagram for Daily Astrology Forecasts.

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