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

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

MOAB, Mother of All bombs


The U.S. military conducted a strike on an ISIS-K tunnel complex in the Achin district of Nangahar province, Afghanistan, on Thursday, April 13, at 7:32 PM local time (UTC +4:30). A U.S. C-130 cargo plane dropped the GBU-43 Massive Ordinance Air Blast (MOAB) as part of the U.S. military efforts to defeat ISIS-Khorasan in Afghanistan. The 30-foot, 21,600 pound bomb was designed before the Iraq … Continue reading MOAB, Mother of All bombs

Venus Resumes Direct Motion


Today, April 15, 2017 at  6:17 AM EDT,  Venus stationed & stopped its retrograde motion at 26 Pisces 55 and  then resumed direct motion.  The planet thus began its journey retracing its way back to 13 Aries 09, where it turned retrograde earlier this year on March 4.  The chart below is set at the nation’s Capital in Washington D.C.  There are five planets in … Continue reading Venus Resumes Direct Motion

The Venus,Sun Conjunction, Today


At 5:17 AM this morning, March 25,  Venus passed between the Earth and the Sun ( inferior conjunction) at 4 Aries 57.  Venus is invisible and has been for several days because it is hidden in the Sun’s rays, but in about 7 days,March 31,  it will become visible again;this re-appearance will be a “heliacal rising” of Venus.  Venus, at that time, will be moving … Continue reading The Venus,Sun Conjunction, Today