Virgo (the Virgin) Aug 23rd to Sept 23rd Mythology : Persephone who was the goddess of the spring season was kidnapped by Hades the god of the underworld. Persephone's mother Dementer, who was goddess of the harvest, ruined the harvest in her grief. Persephone was permitted to return to assist her mother in the harvest but only for 6 months of each year.
Leo (the Lion) July 23rd to August 22nd Mythology: Leo is represented by a lion. The particular lion was the Nemean Lion who's skin could not be pierced by any weapon and who was responsible for thousands of deaths in Nemea (which is today part of Corinthia). Herakles was sent to kill the lion and did so by strangling the beast. He took the skin for use as his armour and the head for his helmet.
Astrology is the science of observing the Earth's position relative to major celestial bodies. Individuals who believe in the usefulness of astrology utilize this science to predict future events and to help explain a variety of circumstances people experience on a regular basis. If you are interested in what fate has in store for you, or you are interested in the various reasons why you are currently going through difficult times, you can utilize astrology to better understand your current situation.
Astrology is a study about the position of the stars and the planets as related to someone's birth and how this can have an impact upon their life. The practice has been around for many thousands of years and certainly divides opinion. Some people believe in it wholeheartedly, while others are completely unconvinced. It is possible to learn about the practice free of charge as long as you are resourceful.
No matter whether you're reading the Tarot Cards for yourself or another, no matter whether you're reading or meditating on the meaning of the cards, no matter whether you believe them or not - we come to the Moon. Ha-ha and you thought your 'journey' was over, didn't you? In your journey of life you've dealt with many experiences, you've picked yourself up, dusted yourself down and started all over again, you've been buffed, puffed and polished - how tiring!
Vedic astrology became popular thousands of years ago, but has just now seen renewed interest. It is a predictive astrological system that, unlike western astrology, has an unbroken chain of textual sources. While western astrology focuses on what the future holds for humans, psychological profiling, and enhanced self-understanding, vedic astrology focuses on the pragmatic concerns of life.
Cancer (the Crab) June 22 to July 22 Mythology: The crab was an enormous creature which the goddess Hera sent to do battle with Herakles who was attempting to defeat the Lernaean Hydra. The crab was crushed to death and Hera set it in the heavens as part of the zodiac. Positive traits: Cancer is a water sign which makes them sensual and emotional and their modality of cardinal makes them creative and able to initiate change.
As you will see we are having a very astrologically active month ahead of us. It helps to know what is going on in more detail as it offers you better choices for your life. We are living in tumultuous times which is reflected everywhere in the world especially in hot spots like the Middle East. Last month I wrote that with 6 planets in Aquarius, the water bearer is setting out to nourish and water the seeds of change.
The Karmic Destiny of your sign is ruled by the ninth house of the solar chart, with powers of the higher mind, religion, philosophy, metaphysics, and travel. You are ruled by the planet Jupiter, which gives you a tendency to work well with the public. The symbol of your fire sign is the Archer, half man and half animal, shooting arrows into the sky.
The STAR If you've been following this series, meditating or just contemplating on the cards you'll have come to the conclusion it is a JOURNEY and a journey you can repeat over and over until it all comes to make sense. Let me ask you a question: How do you feel? Having experienced the TOWER and all it brings, how do you feel? Unaccompanied, alone, lonely, cut off or isolated;