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The Mystery of Capricorn

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. Its pagan connotations and its tie to the earth and the underworld are among the reasons why Christianity linked this sign to the Devil.

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

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

The seeds do not only carry within them the full-grown plant itself but they also symbolise the continuity of life: they will grow into wheat and the wheat will transform into a human body. The period preceding the Winter Solstice is a time to honour the pregnant Mother Earth: all living things enter her womb to grow and wait in darkness to be born again.

Tarot: The Ace of Cups

Tarot: The Ace of Cups

When the Ace of cups appears in a reading, think of the womb, an embryo growing, or seeds waiting for spring in the dark soil. Something has started, it is alive within you, you have to let it grow and manifest when it is ready to.

The Woman who Eats the Sun

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] Naked, in her full feminine beauty, she was bending over the Earth…

Animisim and Mysticism Resources

Animisim and Mysticism Resources

This is a continuously growing collection of resources that includes a list of websites that offer free and easily accessible information on animism, shamanism, alchemy…

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