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Thoughts on Planets Aspecting Each Other

Planets are to astrology as metals are to alchemy. Both traditions work with deep and diverse imagery. Each symbol on its own has been the subject of several books and extended research. And yet, when it comes to discussing astrology, we often ...

The Woman who Eats the Sun

In ancient Egypt, the goddess Nut was the mother of gods. She was the night sky; and the Milky Way in particular.[1] Alternatively, her body can be interpreted as the path of the stars, and she might even have been one specific constellation.[2] ...

The Mystery of Capricorn

  Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac. Its period corresponds to the Winter Solstice, rich in symbolism of the interplay (and often struggle) between light and darkness. It is also strongly connected to all kinds of fertility rites. ...

Preparing for the Winter Solstice – Sowing the Seeds of New Life on 13th December

In Ancient Rome, the Brumalia honoured Saturn and Ceres. In East Asia, the Dongzhi Festival marks the time when the feminine life force of Yin is balanced with the masculine force of Yang. During the night of the Korochun of the Slavs, the old ...

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