Goddess Planets: Ceres, Pallas, Juno and Vesta

Goddess Planets: Ceres, Pallas, Juno and Vesta

"Asteroids" are small planets, located between the inner, personal planes (Sun and Mars) that move more swiftly through the zodiac, and the outer, social and collective planets (Jupiter to Pluto) whose slower movements mark generational shiftsCeres, Pallas, Juno and Vesta are faces of the Great Goddess who is reawakening in our consciousness now, quickening abilities so urgently needed to solve our many personal, social, ecological and political problems. 

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Ephemeris 101

Ephemeris 101

The earliest astrologers used these ephemeris tables to calculate individual birth and event charts. These circular maps plot planetary positions and the aspects—angles of relationships—in a “state of the solar system” as a permanent representation of a moment in time. The ephemeris can then be consulted to find when real-time or "transiting" planets will be in the same sign and degree as planets in the birth or event chart.

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Map of Planetary Influences

Map of Planetary Influences

Most people, when considering astrology’s benefits, are familiar with their Sun Sign; however, each of the planets within our solar system has a specific part to play in the complete knowledge of “The Self.” Here is a quick rundown of our planets’ astrological effects

 

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Constellations of the Zodiac

Constellations of the Zodiac

These stations of the zodiac were named thousands of years ago for the constellations that were behind them at the time. The signs of the zodiac act like a light filter, coloring the qualities of life force. As the Sun, Moon and other planets move through the zodiac

 

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Astrology Basics—Signs and Symbols

Astrology Basics—Signs and Symbols

Astrology is a great guide to use in daily life; from planting a garden, planning a manifestation ritual, or tracking your emotional mood for the day. The planets and zodiacs influence can be used and activated, the first step to accessing this deep well of knowledge is to understand the basics. 

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Sun Cycling Through the Houses

Sun Cycling Through the Houses

We may follow the transiting Sun's passage through the "Houses" (the twelve pie shaped sections) of our personal birth chart to attend to all areas of our life. Each house represents a basic facet of human experience from birth to death. The Sun spends about a month highlighting the affairs of each house, completing a full cycle in one year. Use the guide below to cultivate and enrich your Solar aspirations. 

 

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Mindful Moon Watching

Mindful Moon Watching

The cycle of Lunar phases offers us an inner guidance system for insight into our life experiences. Each lunation cycle consists of eight phases which reflect gradual and distinct perceptual shifts as the Sun/Moon angle changes. Like changing lenses, our subjective Moon views shift every 3.5 days into the next phase.

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