March 7, 2023, to May 24, 2025,
Aug. 31, 2025, to Feb. 13, 2026
Saturn, the planet of discipline, constriction and hard work, is set to transit through transcendental Pisces from March 2023 to February 2026. This is a significant astrological event occurs every 29 years and will have a profound impact on all of us. When these two energies come together, it creates a powerful and transformative energy that can bring both challenges and rewards.
Saturn is the planet of structure, responsibility, karma, time and limitations. It governs our sense of duty, work ethic, and our ability to manage our time and resources effectively. When Saturn transits through a sign, it brings a period of increased focus, and demands on the areas of life that the sign governs. The Saturnian influence can be constricting and harsh if that is what is needed for meaningful success. Ultimately, it helps us crystalize new or improve forms and structures that are built to last.
Pisces is a water sign associated with intuition, illusion, dreams, compassion, creativity, and spirituality. It is also known for its emotional sensitivity and tendency towards escapism. This is the sign that swims in non-ordinary reality, where fantasy and illusion provide glimpses into otherworld mysteries. It also deals with toxicity, purification and renewal. Pisces dissolves boundaries and can help connect us to more unifying energies.
An important facet of Saturn's transit through Pisces is the emphasis on spirituality; your connection to a higher power and the need for spiritual growth and development. This transit is a time when you may be called to explore new spiritual practices, commit to a meditation or yoga practice, or connect more deeply with your place in the universe.
This transit will likely bring circumstances that require the need to confront inner fears and limitations. Saturn in Pisces will ask us to take a hard look at our emotional patterns and habits. This can be a difficult process, as Pisces energy can be elusive, porous and hard to pin down. However, Saturn's influence can help us to develop a more realistic and grounded approach to our emotions, allowing us to process them in a healthy and productive way.
Creativity, imagination, dreams and artistic expression are themes of this transit. You may be called to explore and express yourselves more fully through art, music, or other forms of creative expression. Saturn's influence will encourage the pursuit of creative endeavors that want to be grounded in reality. This can be a time of great inspiration and artistic breakthroughs, but will require discipline and hard work to bring our creative visions to fruition.
Saturn's influence often brings challenges and limitations. Pisces energy can be prone to escapism and avoidance, and Saturn's presence here can amplify these tendencies. We may find ourselves struggling to confront difficult emotions or facing obstacles in our spiritual journey. It is important to remember that these challenges are an opportunity for growth and that Saturn's presence can help us to develop the discipline and perseverance needed to overcome them.
Saturn's transit through Pisces encourages the development of compassion for self and others. Pisces is a sign that is known for its empathy and its ability to connect with others on an emotional level. However, this can sometimes lead to neglecting or not recognizing your own needs. It will be important to establish healthy boundaries in relationships, and confronting toxic patterns. This transit is also a time to connect more deeply with the suffering of others and to find ways to help and serve those in need.
Saturn's powerful and transformative transit through Pisces will be a time of personal/spiritual growth, creativity, healing, and spiritual awakening. It will require discipline and hard work, yet presents opportunity to confront our deepest fears and insecurities- and to pursue our creative and spiritual aspirations. To navigate this transit successfully, it is essential to establish healthy boundaries, prioritize self-discipline and structure, and connect more deeply to intuition, imagination and compassion. Ultimately, this transformative period can help us turn our dreams into reality and emerge stronger, more compassionate, and more connected to the world around us.