Dust Storm in Uttar Pradesh/Rajasthan India

The time is from the BBC news site where you can watch this video to get an idea of the devastation of the dust storm. It is mesmerizing to watch such havoc. The Chart above looks colourful but understanding the key makes it coherent. Start with the Opposition from the fourth house to the winds and fears of the ninth and Sagittarius. This storm happened … Continue reading Dust Storm in Uttar Pradesh/Rajasthan India

Venus as Inanna at the Fourth Gate

Venus is descending deeper into the underworld and will enter the Fourth Gate at 7:39 AM EDT, July, 20, 2017. A Recap of the Myth of Inanna The Sumerian myth of Innana is probably the oldest account that we have of a passage through an initiation-transformation endeavor.      One reason for giving particular attention to Inanna’s myth is hers is one of the oldest, … Continue reading Venus as Inanna at the Fourth Gate

Venus as Inanna at the 3rd Gate

The Venus, Moon conjunction this month was June 20, at 6:24 PM EDT, Washington D.C. at 14 Taurus 52.  I was ‘out of the loop’ last week so I didn’t make the deadline for getting this out before the conjunction occurred. As I explore this subject of ‘shamanistic Venus’ I want to incorporate some of the insights of Dane Rudhyar, particularly his work on aspects. … Continue reading Venus as Inanna at the 3rd Gate

Hygeia: You’ve been served

Hygeia Mythologically  In Greek Mythology, Hygeia is the great-granddaughter of Zeus / Jupiter via the Apollo(n) line.  Her father Aesclepius,  another asteroid, was the Greek god of healing & is often shown with a physician’s staff & a  snake wrapped around. The cock bird was also sacred to Asclepius and sacrificed on his altar.  Chiron, the centaur, was his mentor. Aesclepius had five daughters.  The … Continue reading Hygeia: You’ve been served

Discovering Pallas

pallas Our featured image is a painting by Gustav Klimt of Pallas Athena, the patron goddess of Athene Greece.  It is one of his early works. Mythologically According to the Pelasgians (prehistoric peoples inhabiting Mediterranean lands), Athene was born beside the lake or river Triton and nurtured by three NYMPHS. Athene accidentally slew her childhood friend, Pallas, when demonstrating her abilities. In token of her grief, Athene … Continue reading Discovering Pallas

Venus as Innana at the Second Gate

At sunrise this morning, May 22,  we were treated to a conjunction of the Moon with Venus.  The conjunction did not occur exactly at sunrise, however, that was later at 10:09 AM EDT, at 16 Aries 24. The two appeared very close together because Venus is only 2 degrees of declination the right of the Moon, in addition to being  in conjunction by longitude.  This … Continue reading Venus as Innana at the Second Gate

The week of May 1 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017 Venus quintaux Transpluto 5:39 AM EDT, Saturn square Chiron 4:24 PM EDT, Mars contra-parallel Saturn 5:46PM EDT, Ceres enters tropical Gemini 7:48 PM EDT, Venus quincunx Apollon 10:42 PM EDT Monday, May 1, 2017 Tuesday May 2, 2017 sun opposes Poseidon 9:51AM EDT, sun contra-parallel Poseidon 10:44AM EDT Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Mercury parallel Sedna 4:47 AM EDT, Mercury stations direct … Continue reading The week of May 1 2017

Venus as Inanna at the First Gate

This is the second installment of a multi part article on the planet Venus and  its role in mythology and shamanic astrology.  The first part is here. Venus’s  orbital pattern and its rising as a morning and evening star has led to being incorporated into  rituals, ceremonies and calendars.  The greatest religious association was in Sumeria where Venus was associated with Inanna Queen of the … Continue reading Venus as Inanna at the First Gate

The Week of April 16 2017

Sunday April 16, 2017  Venus sextile Mars 9:26PM EDT Mars sextile Chiron 8:24AM EDT Mars goes sextile the asteroid of Personal Respect.   Monday April 17, 2017 Mars Parallel  Admetos 1:25 am EDT Taurus 28 Mars / Taurus 30 AdmetosCeres 26 Taurus Sun Trine Saturn 8:43 AM EDT, Jupiter Square Juno 10:34 AM EDT, Mars Quincunx Saturn 10:13 PM EDT    Tuesday April 18, 2017 … Continue reading The Week of April 16 2017