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Chinese Zodiac

Chinese zodiacs. Chinese New Year horoscope.CHINESE ZODIACS

The Chinese Zodiac consists of a 12-year cycle each year of which is named after a different animal that imparts distinct characteristics of its year. Many Chinese believe that the year of a person’s birth is the primary factor in determining that person’s personality traits physical and mental attributes and degree of success and happiness throughout his/her lifetime.

To learn about your Animal Sign find the year of your birth among the 12 signs.

Below we have depicted all the Continue reading

Chiron Through the Signs

Chiron Key - JMChiron through the Signs and Houses
By Brandi Jasmine, 2002

Chiron in Aries or the First House: Chiron in Aries is an exercise of self-discovery. You will often find the natives speaking of their spiritual quest, the need to find personal meaning in awareness and existence. Some cope with their early wounds by withdrawing, others over-compensate aggressively. While the latter group may be courageous trailblazers when there is a personal investment in the spiritual process, unless there are other spiritual aspects in the chart, their spiritual seeking rarely extends beyond a purely personal quest. There are associations between head wounds, headaches and other head-area injuries with an afflicted Chiron in Continue reading

S-Ophiuchus

Ophiuchus is the Serpent-bearer, a large constellation located around the celestial equator, between Aquila, Serpens and Hercules, northwest of the center of the Milky Way. The southern part lies between Scorpius to the west and Sagittarius to the east. In the northern hemisphere, it is best visible in summer. It is located opposite Orion in the sky.

Ophiuchus is depicted as a man grasping a serpent; the interposition of his body divides the snake constellation Serpens into two parts, Serpens Caput and Serpens Cauda, which are nonetheless counted as one constellation. [Rahu and Ketu]

In contrast to Orion, it is in the period November–January (summer in the Southern Hemisphere, winter in the Northern Hemisphere) when Ophiuchus is in the daytime sky and thus not visible at most latitudes. However for much of the Arctic Circle in the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months, the Sun is below the horizon even at midday. Continue reading

KMT Summer Solstice

KMT SolsticeDEITIES AND HELIACAL STARS
by Metaphysics (edited)

Summer Solstice – Vernal Equinox

After a period of absence in the sky, the star Sepdit’s sudden appearance announced this time by its heliacal rising (just before sunrise). Sepdit’s heliacal rising precisely coincided with dawn at the summer solstice around the year 3,300 BCE.

The heliacal risings of stars and planets were observed in all the stages of Rama ni Kuma history. Their representations can be seen in countless religious artifacts. One early religious form was the association of the goddess Auset [3st], with a heliacal rising star or planet. In this regard she was depicted holding in her lap the nursing infant Heru [Hr], who symbolized the rising Sun, she the heliacal body. Continue reading

Jyotisha – Hindu Astrology

Nakshatras MoonHindu astronomy an astrology

Jyotisha (jyótis- “light, heavenly body”) is the traditional Hindu system of astronomy and astrology. Also known as Hindu astrology, more recently Vedic astrology, It has three branches:

  • Siddhānta: Indian astronomy.
  • Saṁhitā: Mundane astrology, predicting important events related to countries such as war, earthquakes, political events, financial positions, electional astrology, house and construction related matters (Vāstu Śāstra), animals, portents, omens, and so on.
  • Horā: Predictive astrology in detail.

The foundation of Hindu astrology is the notion of bandhu of the Vedas (scriptures), which is the connection between the microcosm and the macrocosm. Practice relies primarily on the sidereal zodiac, which is different from the tropical zodiac used in Western (Hellenistic) astrology in that an ayanāṁśa adjustment is made for the gradual precession of the vernal equinox. Continue reading

Looking for the Pleiades

Pleiades large.jpgPleiades

Observation data
Constellation:Taurus
Right ascension:3h 47m 24s[1]
Declination:+24° 7′[1]
Distance:390–460 ly (120–140 pc)
Other designations:M45, Seven Sisters, Melotte 22

Astronomy

In astronomy, the Pleiades or Seven Sisters (Messier object 45 or M45), is an open star cluster containing middle-aged hot B-type stars located in the large constellation of Taurus (Latin for bull, Taurus.svg). Taurus is one of the constellations of the zodiac, which means it is crossed by the plane of the ecliptic. It came to symbolize the bull in the mythologies of Ancient Babylon, Kemet, and later Greece. Taurus hosts two of the nearest open clusters to Earth, the Pleiades and the Hyades, both of which are visible to the naked eye. Continue reading

Zodiac Signs In European Astrology

ZodiacAstrology

The word zodiac comes from the Greek for “ring of animals”. It refers to the pathway along which the planets orbit in the heavens. This circular band is technically called the ecliptic and is divided into 12 sections known as the astrological signs. Most of the signs are named after animals, hence “zodiac”.

Aries  (Ram) March 21 – April 20

Aries is symbolized by the horns of the Ram and represents the time of spring when the land is greening and the sap is rising. People ruled by this sign are assertive, impatient, open and direct.

  • Yang
  • Fire
  • Cardinal

Taurus (Bull)  April 21 – May 21 Continue reading

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