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Astrological Aspects in The Birth Chart

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The Aspects are: The angular relationship between two points in the 360-degree wheel of the zodiac. All the planets in a horoscope are located in the zodiac and the angle between any two planets, given in degrees, is called an aspect. The number of degrees is significant and each aspect has a particular meaning. All aspects are measured by the angle viewed from the Earth. The main aspects are: Conjunction: Although there is not an angular relationship between two or more planets that occupy a similar degree this placement is highly sensitive. The orb of influence can be up to…

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Manifest Your Ideal

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Energy Flows where Focus Goes Clarity of mind leads to self-empowerment and being self-empowered enables the manifestation of dreams and hopes for our future. Planet Neptune, currently travelling through Pisces, enables confused minds to attain clarity of perception and attunement to higher celestial realms. Meditation, a now proven natural healing modality, is a healing tool to relax and open the mind to enable clarity. When mental and emotional energy is focused on fulfilling one’s heart-felt ideal, and the visualisation of living the ideal is practiced regularly, energy must flow to it. Inspired daydreams materialize through the practice of creative visualization…

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Astro-Alchemy – what does this mean?

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Are you willing to be sponged out, erased, cancelled, made nothing? Dipped into oblivion? If not, you will never really change – D.H. Lawrence Astro: an abbreviation of astrology – the psychology of the soul. Alchemy: Pursuit of the transmutation of baser metals into gold. (The Concise Oxford dictionary) Astro-alchemy therefore offers the opportunity to transmute the baser “metals” within the subconscious realms of our psyche to the “gold” of higher consciousness and enlightened self-awareness. In alchemy, raw primal material is heated, condensed and otherwise processed in an attempt to find purified “gold”. This physical process is symbolic of our…

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OPHIUCHUS – THE 13TH CONSTELLATION

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Could it be a sign? Many people have asked me about the 13th constellation Ophiuchus, the Serpent Holder, situated between Scorpius and Sagittarius.  It’s located opposite Orion and is depicted as a man grasping a serpent; the interposition of his body divides the snake constellation Serpens into two parts. In mythology Ophiuchus is associated with Asclepius, an ancient physician and healer. A sign is different to a constellation. A zodiacal sign only occupies 30 degrees, or 1/12th of a circle (360 degrees). The zodiacal signs have their origin in the sixth century BC. Constellations vary in size and are a…

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