While in Europe I fulfilled a long held dream and walked the 800 km Camino de Santiago (Way of Saint James) from St Jean Pied-de-Port in the French Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwest Spain.
Spiritual & Esoteric
With idealistic Neptune hovering round the final degrees of Aquarius as a prelude to her 14 year journey through spiritual water sign Pisces beginning in April 2011, it seems appropriate that the 2010 Commonwealth Games were hosted by post-colonial India, a country that boasts some of the most so
Today the lines of the dragon (winged serpent) run unmarked across the world, their paths forgotten, the spirit they bear disregarded. Yet every year more people are drawn to visit ancient sites, centres of an invisible pattern woven across the world in some distant age.
The Mayan Civilisation in Central America had a highly developed understanding of the cycles of the Sun, Moon and Venus, illustrated on their famous calendar that began in 3114 BC and accurately measured the solar year to within minutes.
Last December I was lucky enough to visit the temples, tombs and pyramids of ancient Egypt. When I discovered that our tour guide Egyptologist Dr Wael had based his PhD thesis on the famous Dendera Zodiac, I felt as though I’d hit the jackpot!
Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, entered water sign Pisces in late January bringing an increased awareness of the amazing creativity and wisdom we all share.
At the beginning of the 19th century, several small planets or asteroids were discovered orbiting between Mars and Jupiter. The first asteroids to be discovered were named after four major Olympian goddesses – Ceres, Juno, Vesta and Pallas Athene.
At the beginning of the 19th century, several small planets or asteroids were discovered orbiting between Mars and Jupiter. Almost 200 years later, as the women’s liberation movement moved into full swing, astrologers began to experiment with these new archetypes.
On the 7th March, relationship planet Venus turns retrograde and will travel backwards for six weeks, turning direct again on 18th April. This phenomenon only occurs every 18 months but its effects can be extremely challenging if not downright disruptive!
I’ve just returned from a trip to the UK and as usual the English summer rivalled the Melbourne winter, but this didn’t stop hardy Brits from attending outdoor festivals in the pouring rain or celebrating the dawn of the summer solstice at Stonehenge when it was less than five degrees outside!
For thousands of years, carvings on temples, cave walls, monuments and artefacts have honoured the sun, bringer of warmth, security, life and light.
At the beginning of the 19th century, several small planets or asteroids were discovered orbiting between Mars and Jupiter. Almost 200 years later, as the feminist movement moved into full swing, astrologers began to experiment with these new archetypes.