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In addition to the Total Solar Eclipse, another equally significant event occurs within this lunar cycle: the Ceres Jupiter-Haumea Eris T-Square. The first trigger to this event occurs on the Crescent Moon of August 25, the day Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Rockport, Texas.
This August 21, 2017 New Moon produces a Total Solar Eclipse. This is a North Node eclipse occurring under the auspices of the Head of the Lion. The eclipse is visible in North America with the eclipse path traversing the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina. You must be on the eclipse path to see totality. You can see a partial eclipse if you are north of south of the path of totality....
In addition to the eclipse, another equally significant event occurs within this lunar cycle. Jupiter, now having completed its retrograde, and having made its final square with Pluto (Aug 4), makes its conjunction with Haumea in opposition to Eris as Ceres creates a T-square to the opposition during the several days surrounding the Full Moon of this lunar cycle. This climatic event is a part of a long-standing planetary configuration that occurs from 2014 through 2019. It began with the Eris-Haumea opposition as the underlying energetic, which consists of nine exact geocentric oppositions. Uranus joined in by conjoining Eris in opposition to Haumea, with three key conjunctions with Eris occurring in June of 2016 through March of 2017. This began an unprecedented planetary configuration stimulating unexpected radical revelatory transformation that would upset societal stagnation, often by disclosing cover-ups and hidden agendas—providing an eye-opening time and wakeup call for humanity. Uranus also makes five oppositions to Haumea in the process with the last two occurring in late 2018 and early 2019.
Ceres joined the first Uranus-Eris conjunction in June 2016, raising questions about and bringing attention to issues regarding not only ecological and environmental matters but also about what is and is not nourishing to humanity's wellbeing in general. Ceres then began its retrograde making two more conjunctions with Uranus and Eris through early January 2017. Jupiter joined in bringing its expansive mobilizing force as it approached Haumea while making its opposition to Uranus and Eris in late December 2016, amplifying and dramatizing the need for radical change to remake our sociological expression. Jupiter would then maintain its strong presence as it began its retrograde throughout the first few months of 2017. We now experience the climatic finale with the Ceres-Jupiter-Haumea-Eris T-square, with Jupiter's final opposition to Uranus occurring slightly afterward, on the First Quarter Moon (conjoining Juno, emphasizing relationships) in the following lunar cycle. This is all shown in the graphic ephemeris below and is presented in more detail in Disclosure & Discovery: New Frontiers in Consciousness. Ceres now becomes a prominent force of expression, one prominent throughout this lunar cycle.
Ceres brings awareness to how we nurture and to that which is truly nurturing to us. Ceres embodies mothering and agricultural qualities and brings attention to our relation with the Earth, the land, agriculture, the environment and the seasons. Ceres is associated with food, clothing and that which shelters and protects. Due to Ceres association with the land and the environment, Ceres is often prominent in charts associated with environmental changes or geophysical events. Ceres reveals our ability to be in universal flow—the unification of giving and receiving as one flow of energy through ourselves. Ceres asks for acknowledgment of our inner needs, to have self love and self worth. Ceres is of concern and caring for others as well as for the Earth. Ceres is associated with fertility, the womb and stomach. Ceres' placement in the astrological chart reveals the areas of our lives where we seek nurturing and also where and how we tend to provide nurturing. More about Ceres.
Haumea impels a rebirth in consciousness, or to take on a new form, to reinvent our selves and self-expression. Haumea's influence is from an exceptionally dynamic high-velocity state in perfect equilibrium, powerful and confident in knowing what is required to facilitate a new birth. Haumea is now ramped up in power, emphasizing higher ideals and expansive mobilization by majestic Jupiter to remake our societal expression and catalyze a rebirth in consciousness. More about Haumea.
The first trigger to this event occurred on the Crescent Moon, as the T-square was starting to form. The Gibbous Moon of September 2 creates the next significant trigger to this event by creating a brief Grand Square. Saturn and Ixion are also now in a near exact aspect as well, as they were early in the year before they began their retrogrades, and once again forming a Yod with Jupiter-Haumea to Sedna. This Yod is, and has been throughout all of 2017, a key dynamic of the Uranus-Eris-opposition to Jupiter-Haumea, one that continues to have a prominent influence throughout the remainder of this year.
Yods demand the application of two energetics to create a solution in a third area of life. This can be somewhat paradoxical for a few reasons, but this Yod is even more exemplary of this paradox. Saturn and Ixion have been in a synchronous retrograde, tightly conjoined, over the sting of the Scorpion, a stellar energetic that can express just as a Scorpion's sting feels, but also providing opportunity for transformation by embracing the sting of life experience as the elixir that catalyzes such transformation. The Saturn-Ixion synthesis, in part, exemplifies and stimulates the resonance of long-established patriarchal tyrannical forces and their manifestations in the world, whether as authoritarian-type people or authoritarian bureaucratic systems and establishments. It is restrictive, stoic and resistant to change. In contrast, the Haumea-Jupiter synthesis is exceptionally dynamic to mobilize a healthy and new rebirth in consciousness. It is exceptionally progressive, expansive and promotes growth and change. These two apparently conflicting energetics, as the base points of the Yod (which are sextile), actually work in strength together, however in an oscillatory fashion (due to Sedna's presence at their opposite mid-point) to address and stimulate Sedna as the solution. This means that these two dynamics are energetically allied to directly support the re-emergence of the long-lost exiled feminine principle on Earth and to entice the emergence of the feminine force in the world, especially stimulating women to emerge as this driving force.
Two examples of this in the world are the "Women's March," which occurred on Janunary 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C., and the follow up "Women's Convention" to occur in October, a three-day event in Detroit.
Also note that all of this also aspects the Lunar Nodes, creating a direct tie-in with the Solar Eclipse. A second Yod also forms with Ceres and Sedna applied to Saturn-Ixion-Pholus. Also note retrograde Mercury, now entering its station, is near its conjunction with Mars at the eclipse location, which is also trine to Uranus (more about this below).
All of August through September (the Jupiter Pluto square through the Jupiter-Haumea Eris-Uranus opposition) may yield an increase in unrest, discord and radical responses in the world at large. Any intensifying dramatics are but symptoms of the struggle to rebirth a new societal and sociopolitical expression in the world—all a part of the dissolution of several longer-term planetary cycles continuing through 2020 and the impetus to birth a new level of conscious awareness on Earth.
This climatic T-square and the Jupiter-Haumea conjunction also fully engage the new Jupiter-Haumea 13.5-year synodic cycle. The Jupiter-Haumea synod occurred on June 21, 2017 conjoining Spica and Archturus, marking the start of this cycle. This synod expresses through one geocentric conjunction also conjoining Spica and Archturus, which occurs on September 7, 2017, the day after the Full Moon. It marks an expansive acceleration of the impetus to birth a new level of conscious awareness on Earth and brings emphasis to create a proper and harmonious environmental resonance to ensure this occurs....
The hours before the Crescent Moon provide a time when we relinquish patterns of the past that would limit our creative ability to expand on the lunar theme now unfolding. The Crescent Moon is the time when the sprouting seedling sloughs off its protective coat of the past and emerges in a new expression. As the Crescent Moon unfolds, the growing phase of the lunar cycle begins as we start to amalgamate our personal creativite vision with the original lunar theme. The Crescent Moon brings insight to see how the New Moon theme will express and the opportunity for growth it provides.
The Crescent Moon occurs on August 25 in sidereal Virgo. It is approaching Jupiter, which it conjoins a few hours later. The Moon and Jupiter create a T-square with Pluto opposite Ceres, adding embellished stimulus for expansive creativity the Crescent Moon inspires and to magnify the eclipse lunar cycle's expression. The Crescent Moon conjoins Theta Virgo, Kraz of Corvus, and Seginus and Muphrid of Boötes.
Sidereal Virgo supports the preparation and purity of self for our greatest wellbeing and highest evolutionary attainment. On a fundamental level, Virgo is of hard work, is health conscious and methodical in development and progress, and is of order, continuity, stability, new beginnings, cultivation, and harvest—the sign of agriculture. Virgo imparts a meticulous, organized, perfectionist and methodical nature. It also imparts a strong focus in communication and logistics, a refined heart-centered intellectual expression, with emphasis to being in service to others.
Boötes, the Virgin's consort and protector, stands over the Virgin, over the Virgo-Libra cusp, ensuring a safe and unadulterated birth from the Virgin. Boötes stands against the fallen corrupt totalitarian world powers that have demonstrated the inability over and again to ensure evolutionary fulfillment, with the continual destruction of the peoples of the Earth and typical catastrophic outcomes.
Seginus, the left shoulder of Boötes, the Virgin's consort and protector, is of strength and responsibility. It along with the stars forming the upraised arm and hand, Gamma, Theta, Iota and Kappa, impel rebellious stance against manipulative or meddling totalitarian authorities attempting to interfere with the healthy birth and expression of soul consciousness on Earth. Seginus conjoins Muphrid, the left foot of Boötes, which impels confident non-hesitant action to provide personal and intimate support by making possible and ensuring proper energetic environments are created so that souls have the opportunity to birth, evolve and express in their highest potential and achieve evolutionary fulfillment.
Lying between Muphrid and Seginus (in ecliptical latitude) is the seyfert galaxy NGC 5548. This seyfert express as an intensely focused purpose and it imparts a dynamic action-oriented drive serving this purpose. It impels us to be confident on our inner convictions undaunted by external affairs of the human world. It provides an explosive power to overcome obstacles we may encounter and to ensure our safe passage and new birth.
Muphrid and Seginus lie over the lower spinal sacrum (sanctum) of the Virgin and the Virgin's womb, conjoining Theta Virgo—protecting the Virgin's principles, its purity, and that of gestation, birth, and life itself.
The stars of Corvus, the Raven Messenger Bird, lie just south of Virgo. Kraz (Beta) is the second brightest star of Corvus (after Algorab) and marks the claw of raven.
Corvus is of high intelligence, ingenuity, imagination, insight and adaptability. The brains of Ravens are among the largest of any bird species. They are problem solvers, inventors and are highly opportunistic. Corvus is the keeper of secrets and a knowledge holder, but is also a prophetic revealer—the oracular "raven messenger bird" to those who are so attuned, and who ask and listen. Corvus implores us to pay astute attention to the signs or messages naturally expressing through the world around us moment-by-moment and to adapt accordingly. The signs found in the simplest of life experience can have meaning if we are willing to be attentive to them. In fact, we can even ask to receive guidance, or information about future or remote events, simply by briefly holding the intent to inquire and then letting it go and listen. It is the sincere projection of clear intent that vibrationally elicits a response from the world around us. Corvus is a protector as well, of both the animal and human worlds, and will forewarn of approaching danger to avert unnecessary mishaps, as well as to affirm fortuitous opportunities, meetings or events.
Non-verbal subtle messages from the world around us express through the magnetic domain and this means we perceive them through our "intrinsic cardiac nervous system," our heart-brain. The heart's cardioneurological system is equally as important, if not more so, than the cerebral brain in our heads. The heart is literally a brain, and its magnetic field is far greater in strength than that of our cerebral brain and extends beyond the body in all directions. The intrinsic cardiac nervous system governs our intuitive capacity and related perceptual states, how we palpate life and simply know without reason. To function from heart's cardioneurological center is what it means to be heart-centered. To attune to and trust in the impulses received by the heart is essential to experience inner peace and harmony, and thus to become magnetically receptive rather than intellectually defensive to life experience. To do so we need to quite the chatter in our minds, which continually analyzes opposites, creates emotional discord, and drowns out subtle forms of communication occurring in the magnetic domain, and to place attention upon our hearts, to be open and receptive from our heart's center, and to breathe the magnetic forces of nature. The intrinsic cardiac nervous system receives input from other organs in our bodies as well as sensory input from the external world, and it communicates this information to our cerebral brain just as the cerebral brain distributes instructional information throughout the body. These two systems are in constant communication and bringing them into trans-coherence (resonating in harmony together) allows us to function from integrated heart and mind, and in masculine-feminine equipoise.
Conjoining Algorab and Kraz of Corvus is Quasar 3C279. Quasars (Quasi-Stellar-Radio-Source) are not only visible objects, but they emit a wide band of photons (light particles) throughout the electromagnetic spectra, from the infrared up through human's visible range of light, through the ultra-violet (UV), the gamma rays range, and into the radio-wave range of the electromagnetic spectrum. Their multi-spectral emanations tend to stimulate an awareness that extends beyond or pierces our rather narrow band of visual perception, thereby offering new non-conforming possibilities of conceptual thought. They can express as images or forms that can draw us into a transcendent perceptual exploration, which then motivates new behavior or a new expression fitting to our expanded awareness. In general, we might think of quasars as providing stimulus for alternative creative conception and expression.
Quasar 3C279 can manifest as imagery in the natural world for those perceptive enough that can be interpreted as "messages through nature," which must be listened to and acted upon, as nature's expression is the guidance itself at this zodiakal area.
"Gamma-ray bursts are the Universe's most luminous explosions. Most occur when massive stars run out of fuel. As a star collapses, it creates a black hole or neutron star that, through processes not fully understood, drives powerful gas jets outward. As the jets shoot into space, they strike gas previously shed by the star and heat it, thereby generating bright afterglows. The jets of the gamma-ray burst (GRB) were aimed almost directly at the Earth, at almost the speed of light. This burst was so intense that, despite happening halfway across the Universe, it could have been seen briefly with the unaided eye." (ESO 08/08)
One of the brightest stellar explosions ever seen occurred in March of 2008, called a gamma-ray burst (GRB 080319B). It conjoined Seginus and Muphrid in Boötes, and was just south of Seginus. This explosion energized and emphasized the theme of Seginus of Boötes for humanity in 2008. Events of this nature tend to act as forewarnings. It is interesting to note that it was slightly later that year that began the avalanche of events catalyzing the restructuring of the financial banking arena and the exposure of massive fraudulent activity in that arena, with extensive repercussions effecting if not destroying many people's basic means of sustenance (affording homes, food, etc.).
Expanding upon our Eclipse Leo New Moon theme, our Crescent Moon brings emphasis to personal attunement and astute perceptual attentiveness to non-verbal messages expressing from the within self and the world around us. This includes intuitive attentiveness to the subtle messages that can express through the simplest things around us, through the actions of others, through sounds, smells, and by recognizing the messages conveyed by the scenarios and events occurring around us. It emphasizes our need to trust in and act upon our intuitive perceptions in the moment, otherwise opportunities may be lost or blunders can be made.
Our Crescent Moon also brings emphasis to environmental conditions, and our responsibility to ensure the purity of our personal environs and those of the natural world, especially to establish environmental resonances that support the healthy growth, uninhibited natural expression, and evolutionary fulfillment of all life. It also emphasizes education about these matters and its importance for generations to come.
Several events also occur on the Crescent Moon and just after. Mars conjoins the North Lunar Node, emphasizing creative action with determination for accomplishment on the eclipse lunar cycle theme. Saturn and Juno complete their retrogrades, and the Sun and retrograde Mercury conjoin opposite the Dwarf Planet OR10 in Aquarius.
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