What to do and what not to do – here’s your list for May.

Tap below to see personalized do’s and don’ts based on your Vedic Moon sign in your birth chart (which we calculate for you in the align27 app).

May 1 – 15
Jupiter in Krittika Pada 2 ~ Trust but verify

✅ Do’s
Stay faithful, grounded in facts. Balance generosity with caution. Purge possessions to lighten load.

❌ Don’ts
Rely solely on vague promises. Let limiting conditions restrict you.

May 1, 2024 – May 14, 2025
Jupiter in Taurus ~ Earthy expansion

✅ Do’s
Embrace optimism and hold onto values. Be mindful of indulgence and seize opportunities. Reflect during retrograde for reality checks.

❌ Don’ts
Don’t overlook opportunities. Don’t ignore reality during retrograde.

May 4 – June 3

Jupiter Combust in Taurus ~ Flying close to the Sun

✅ Do’s
Be cautious with Jupiter. Seek advice before deciding. Avoid risky schemes.

❌ Don’ts
Let overconfidence cloud judgment. Miss lucky opportunities.

May 5 – 16

Venus in Bharani ~ Carried away in love

✅ Do’s
Give space in relationships. Avoid jealousy. Consider commitments seriously.

❌ Don’ts
Be impulsive. Let affections cloud judgment.

May 6 – 13
Mercury in Gandanta ~ Think softly then act

✅ Do’s
Think, consider outcomes. Have backup plan. Wait before deciding.

❌ Don’ts
Rush decisions. Be surprised by friends.

May 6 – July 8
Rahu in Revati Pada 1 ~ Add exotic to your knowledge

✅ Do’s
Express ambition practically. Seek meaning in success. Be cautious; avoid extremes.

❌ Don’ts
Compromise beliefs. Regret impulsive actions.

May 6 – July 8
Ketu in Hasta Pada 3 ~ Use your mind and imagination

✅ Do’s
Utilize communication skills. Focus on depth. Channel urgency into plans.

❌ Don’ts
Rush work or travel. Spread too thin.

May 10 – 21
Mercury in Ashwini ~ Speak up and decide

✅ Do’s
Combine decisiveness, intuition. Use knowledge to get ahead. Trust instincts; back yourself.

❌ Don’ts
Rush decisions; ensure understanding. Share ideas with mismatched levels.

May 11 – 14
Mercury, Sun Conjunction in Aries ~ Think smart and hard

✅ Do’s
Pride in ideas, communication. Seize opportunities with courage. Balance seizing moment, strategy.

❌ Don’ts
Let pride hinder collaboration. Rush into deals blindly.

May 11 – 19
Mercury, Venus Conjunction in Aries ~ Tell the heartfelt truth

✅ Do’s
Harmonize speech, relationships. Trust instincts, be spontaneous. Address obstacles diplomatically.

❌ Don’ts
Rely solely on flirtation. Rush communication; be patient.

May 11 – 24
Sun in Krittika ~ Burn away excess

✅ Do’s
Embrace your goals passionately. Cut away negativity and excess. Purify situations or relationships.

❌ Don’ts
Avoid facing issues squarely. Leap into adventures unprepared.

May 12 – August 18
Saturn in Purva Bhadrapada Pada 2 ~ Building your love life

✅ Do’s
Embrace Saturn’s influence. Build lasting structures. Prioritize loyalty in relationships.

❌ Don’ts
Let stubbornness hinder progress. Be swayed by mixed messages.

May 14 – June 1
Mars in Revati ~ Giving great protection

✅ Do’s
Prosperous projects. Embrace adventure. Fight for causes.

❌ Don’ts
Be reckless. Control your ego.

May 15 – 29
Jupiter in Krittika Pada 3 ~ Expand your dream

✅ Do’s
Embrace friendship in relationships. Join progressive movements. Broaden your horizons.

❌ Don’ts
Limit yourself. Overlook humanitarian values.

May 15 – June 14
Jupiter, Sun Conjunction in Taurus ~ Charisma and confidence

✅ Do’s
Embrace confidence and generosity. Foster careful expression. Proceed with caution.

❌ Don’ts
Avoid impulsive gestures. Don’t rush spiritual decisions.

May 16 – 27
Venus in Krittika ~ Burning romantic affection

✅ Do’s
Express passion boldly. Engage in social causes. Embrace change in relationships.

❌ Don’ts
Succumb to jealousy. Overindulge in food.

May 20 – June 12
Sun, Venus Conjunction in Taurus ~ Expressing earthy affection

✅ Do’s
Cooperate willingly. Express creativity freely. Believe in yourself.

❌ Don’ts
Overcommit in love. Neglect personal boundaries.

May 20 – June 12
Jupiter, Venus Conjunction in Taurus ~ A philosophy of love

✅ Do’s
Embrace new views. Deepen bonds. Treasure partner.

❌ Don’ts
Avoid conflicts. Consider relationship.

May 21 – 29
Mercury in Bharani ~ Expressing your brain-child

✅ Do’s
Back your judgment. Focus intensely. Speak up after homework.

❌ Don’ts
Get carried away. Speak without experience.

May 24 – June 7
Sun in Rohini ~ Indulge your luxury lifestyle

✅ Do’s
Focus on growth opportunities. Embrace creativity. Prioritize wellness.

❌ Don’ts
Avoid jealousy. Ensure stability.

May 27 – June 5
Mars in Gandanta ~ From secrecy to strength

✅ Do’s
Adapt to unexpected outcomes. Plan strategically and stay focused. Act subtly and think long-term.

❌ Don’ts
Misinterpret reserve as laziness. Act impulsively during Gandanta.

May 27 – June 17
Venus in Rohini ~ Love flows and grows

✅ Do’s
Enjoy romantic gestures. Expand your social circle. Focus on creativity.

❌ Don’ts
Ignoring differing beliefs. Missing romantic opportunities.

May 29 – June 5
Mercury in Krittika ~ Cut to the heart of an idea

✅ Do’s
Scrutinize for profitable ideas. Trust intuition in business. Use Mercury for communication.

❌ Don’ts
Neglecting discrimination. Underestimating humor’s role.

May 29 – June 13
Jupiter in Krittika Pada 4 ~ Building inner and outer security

✅ Do’s
Embrace the protective and expansive energy of Jupiter in Taurus. Cultivate faith and intuition, seeking spiritual answers independently. Foster empathy and insight, facilitating real transformations in others.

❌ Don’ts
Avoid becoming overly stubborn; remain open to new perspectives. Don’t neglect your inner development amidst external achievements.

May 31 – June 13
Mercury, Sun Conjunction in Taurus ~ A mind-body connection

✅ Do’s
Use the Mercury-Sun conjunction for education and effective communication. Apply your intelligence practically in job applications or artistic pursuits. Stay open-minded and take breaks for fresh perspectives.

❌ Don’ts
Avoid fixating on tasks; take regular breaks for balance. Don’t dismiss others’ input; remain receptive to suggestions.

May 31 – June 14
Jupiter, Mercury Conjunctions in Taurus ~ Big vision and fine detail

✅ Do’s
Embrace inspired communication that blends intuition and precision. Seek practical solutions and maintain earthy certainty in your speech. Dive deeply into subjects and exhaust possibilities for lasting answers.

❌ Don’ts
Avoid over-committing to your position and refusing outside views. Don’t overlook subtleties or complexities in your search for truth.

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