Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Colombia Chapecoense plane crash

The fairy-tale rise of Brazil's Chapecoense -- from small football club to national heroes -- has been cut tragically short, leaving the country mourning the loss of one of its most endearing sports teams. The plane carrying the Brazilian team to the biggest game in its history was en route Monday night from Bolivia to Colombia when it crashed in Rionegro, near Medellin, killing 71 people. Nov.29

To understand the astrology behind this tragic news, we will go back to the August 18 lunar eclipse chart drawn for Rionegro, the site of the accident. Here we notice that a Mars-Saturn conjunction is placed in the 5th house in hard aspect to Uranus in the 9th.  One of Ebertin’s key phrase for Mars-Saturn-Uranus is “a sudden accident”.

The 9th house is linked to long distance travels and by association to airlines and aircrafts [1]. Meanwhile the 5th house is  connected with all manner of enjoyment and recreation including sports [2].

Putting it all together, the eclipse contains the potential for an aircraft accident that is also linked to a sports team.  On November 29, the progressed Ascendant reached a conjunction to Mars-Saturn (also the apex of a Grand Cross) triggering the Mars-Saturn-Uranus combination culminating in the accident.

Finally, we note that the New Moon of November 29 formed a T-square with the Nodal axis. This is a phenomena known as “Moon Wobble” linked in our previous posts to air accidents [3] [4].

Moon Wobbles were discovered in the 1930's, when research by astrologer Carl Payne Tobey (1902-1980), the original editor of Astrology Magazine, revealed that disasters occur in cycles associated with the conjunction (0°), opposition (180°) and square (90°) from the Sun to the Moon's Node. These powerful contacts occur when the Sun and the Node are in the same sign, or the opposing sign, or when the Sun is in a square aspect to the nodal axis.

During Moon Wobble the instability factor is high, resulting in more accidents, fires, plane crashes, freak accidents, floods, feats of nature, bizarre weather patterns, earthquakes, tornadoes, violence, Terrorism, riots, and political and personal upheavals. These Cycles bring suppressed energies in people and Mother Nature to the surface, erupting and disrupting. Remember, if you are not working through your subconscious issues you are more likely to fall prey to your emotions.

Astrology of the Italian referendum

Investors reeling from democratic shocks in Britain and the U.S. are worried about Italy’s future in Europe’s monetary union. They’re concerned that a defeat for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in the Dec. 4 constitutional-reform referendum would undermine the nation’s fragile political stability.
A defeat for Renzi, who proposed the vote and initially pledged to resign if the result didn’t go his way, could lead to early elections and a rise in support for the populist Five Star Movement. This party has pledged to carry out a referendum on whether Italy should stay in the euro area. Some investors are already predicting the end of the European Union, let alone the single currency.

"The horoscope for the Italian Republic is set for 10 June 1946. . . . On 2 June a referendum was held on the future of the monarchy which produced a majority in favour of abolition. The announcement of the referendum results at between 6:00 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. on 10 June was taken as a de facto proclamation of the Republic,and Chart 168 is set for 6:10 p.m." Campion, "The Book of World Horoscopes" (Second Edition), pp. 211-213 [1]. Some authors use 6 pm and I believe that is a better fit. Shown here is Italy’s chart based on this data. Notice that Saturn transit is about to oppose radix Sun-Uranus square TNP Cupido. Martha Wescott links Cupido-Uranus as desire for freedom from families or groups of which one is a member. We would, therefore, expect that there are good chances for Italy to move away from EU membership.

Also presented here is the precession corrected solar return chart of Italy progressed to December 4. Notice that a Jupiter-Saturn-Neptune T aligns with the meridian on the  crucial date. Once again this square can be associated with a desire to separate from too close an association to a group.

Aleppo Fully Liberated From Terrorists

The territory of east Aleppo where 90,000 residents live was liberated from terrorists on Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Some 90,000 residents live in east Aleppo freed from militants, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said.  Nov. 29  http://sptnkne.ws/cQ3b

The cardinal ingresses of the Sun have a traditional reputation as  important  mundane events. We are currently in the Libra Ingress quarter. A chart for the Ingress at Aleppo, Syria is shown here. Notice the Saturn-Neptune square straddling the meridian.  If we now progress the chart to November 29, the Saturn-Neptune-Mercury T-square is triggered with Saturn conjunct the descendant.

For the positive manifestation of Saturn-Neptune, Ebertin writes:

The methodical execution of plans, the slow attainment of success through intense activity and great  painstaking effort.

Neptune [10pi] is positioned in the Arabic lunar mansion Sadal-Akhbiyah.  According to the 11th – century astrologer Abenragel, the lunar mansion Sadal-Akhbiyah was favorable for besieging and  destroying enemies.

Saturn is conjunct alpha (α) Scorpius, Antares.

Diana Rosenberg links the royal-and-war- star Antares with “keynote events in human history,  wars and great battles and issues of national sovereignty”.

Together the Saturn-Neptune stars are pointing towards  slow attainment of victory in a great battle,  methodically executed, that resolves issues of national sovereignty.  

Sunday, 27 November 2016

World of viruses uncovered

Gula – the Great Doctoress

A groundbreaking study of the virosphere of the most populous animals -- those without backbones such as insects, spiders and worms and that live around our houses -- has uncovered 1445 viruses, revealing people have only scratched the surface of the world of viruses -- but it is likely that only a few cause disease.  The meta-genomics research, a collaboration between the University of Sydney and the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in Beijing, was made possible by new technology that also provides a powerful new way to determine what pathogens cause human diseases. Nov. 23

The Total Solar Eclipse of March 9, 2016 was placed powerfully on the meridian at Sydney. It was also conjunct Neptune which was one arm of a Jupiter-Saturn-Neptune T-square.  About the stars conjunct Neptune, Diana Rosenberg writes:

When the ancient figure of Gula, “the Great Doctoress” is superimposed on the stars of Aquarius, her face, forehead and left hand come out here at the mouth of the Urn and its outflowing waters, bringing forth physicians and healers….These stars were transited at the 293 BCE Aries Ingress: at Rome’s request, a mission from the Aesclepion at Epidaurus in Greece sailed to Rome; Aesculapius became the most important Greco-Roman god of healing; in 1793 at the beginning of a severe Philadelphia Yellow fever epidemic: doctors were helpless, 5,500 died; in 1882 when Doctor Koch discovered the tuberculosis bacterium, the first definite association of a germ with a specific human disease; at the 1947 Aries Ingress during an outbreak of small pox in New York City (the city quickly set up free vaccinations, cutting off the threat); at the 1955 announcement that the Salk Polio Vaccine had been found safe and effective  and many others.

If we now progress the eclipse chart to November 23, the date of the news, notice that the eclipse T-square once again makes hard aspects to the meridian and is thereby triggered.  A second trigger comes in the form of Neptune stationing direct  (on Nov. 20)  conjunct the radix Neptune on the MC of the eclipse chart.

Finally, we note that Saturn[16sa] is conjunct the star eta (η) Ophiuchus, Sabik. This  is a star on the right leg of the Serpent Bearer. Ophiuchus is identified with Aesculapius (Asklepios, Asclepius), an ancient physician who grew so skilled in the craft of healing that he was able to restore the dead to life. So once again we have a confirmation that this eclipse is highlighting doctors,  physicians and the art of healing.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader of revolution, dies

Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, one of the world's longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the US for decades, surviving many assassination plots. Nov.26 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-38114953

The national horoscope of Cuba is based on its independence from the US [1]. The table below gives the current solar arc progression of the MC [17vi].  Notice that it triggers the radix Pluto-Uranus opposition.  The essential meaning of Uranus-Pluto is summarized below.

When Uranus, the planet of freedom and independence, meets authoritarian, transformational Pluto in hard aspect the key words are: revolution, social activism, rebellion vs. authoritarianism,  reformation, freedom against oppression, and transformation.  These are times in history when it becomes apparent that what people had been tolerating for some time, will not just go away by themselves, but in fact feel to be getting worse.  There is a universal urge to make much needed changes and reforms... even revolutions.  People feel as if they are forced to make changes or take a stand.  The catalyst for change usually comes through a series of events that allow people to see that things are not as they thought they previously were. http://astroyiayia.blogspot.in/2011/03/revolutionary-timeline-uranuspluto.html

With Pluto in the 10th, the Uranus-Pluto opposition in Cuba’s chart is referring to one such leader who was able to bring about massive changes in his country. Placed  opposite Pluto is the asteroid Lacrimosa (death) [15sa] suggesting that when activated this opposition could become the cause of the death of a revolutionary leader.

In addition, just two days before Castro’s death, Mercury conjoined Saturn at [17sa] opposite radix Pluto [17ge]. The conjunction occurred on the MC at Havana. Mercury-Saturn is a combination, that among other things, that is linked to news (Mercury) of a death (Saturn). It is also significant that his death comes at a time that major reforms are taking place in Cuba with the opening of talks with the US to normalize relationships.


Dynamic Chart (65):
 Cuba - Natal Chart
 20 May 1902, 12:00 pm, +5:29:36
 Havana Cuba, 23°N08', 082°W22'
 Geocentric Tropical Zodiac
 Koch Houses,  True Node

Selection: Solar Arc Dirns planets

P1 (H)          Asp                P2 (H)          EXL                Type             Date                                    

MC (1)         Sqr                 Plu (10)     (X)                  Sa-Na            8 Feb 2015                     
MC (1)         Sqr                 Mer (10)    (X)                  Sa-Na            14 Feb 2017                  
MC (1)         Sqr                 Ura (4)      (X)                  Sa-Na            11 Aug 2017

[1] http://www.dominantstar.com/a_cuba.html               

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Ancient city is unearthed by archaeologists in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed what they describe as a city that dates back more than 7,000 years, containing houses, tools, pottery and huge graves. It lies by the river Nile, close to the Temple of Seti the First in Abydos. Experts say the size of the 15 newly discovered graves indicates the high social standing of those buried. It is believed the city was home to important officials and tomb builders and would have flourished during early-era ancient Egyptian times. Nov.24  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-38084391

The discovery of the ancient city was first reported in the Egypt Independent on November 23, just three days after Neptune stationed to go direct. A chart for the event has Neptune on the IC or the 4th house cusp.

In a mundane chart, the 4th house [1] rules buildings, towns and cities including all that buried below the earth.  The 4th house through its association with the end of life  also rules tombs and graves.  
But in addition Neptune [9pi] is part of the Arabic lunar mansion Sa’d al-Akhbiyah – the Luck of Hidden Things. Dr. Eric Morse writes that it  indicates the ability to discover that which is hidden or lost. 

With this combination, it should be no surprise that a lost city has been discovered at the Neptune station.

Uranus-Eris and India’s demonetisation

The demonetisation of 500 and 1000 banknotes was a step taken by the Government of India on 8 November 2016, ceasing the usage of all 500 and 1000 banknotes of the Mahatma Gandhi Series as a form of legal tender in India from 9 November 2016.

The announcement was made by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in an unscheduled live televised address to the nation at 20:15 Indian Standard Time (IST) the same day. In the announcement, Modi declared circulation of all 500 and 1000 banknotes of the Mahatma Gandhi Series as invalid and announced the issuance of new 500 and 2000 banknotes of the Mahatma Gandhi New Series in exchange for the old banknotes.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_500_and_1000_rupee_note_demonetisation

India obtained  its independence from British rule on August 15, 1947 at  0:00 hrs. A chart drawn for this data at Delhi is  considered the mundane horoscope of India. Shown here is current solar return for India. Of interest here is the Uranus-Eris conjunction on the IC. In his essay Disclosure & Discovery, New Frontiers in Consciousness, [1] Nick Fiorenza writes:

Uranus, the radical and revolutionary great awakener, joins forces with Eris in mid-2016, starting an unprecedented and prominent planetary configuration that will add a revelatory lightning stimulus to our already cathartically transformative year.

Eris opens our eyes to expose a greater reality, a truth often deliberately kept hidden by dark secrets, or merely by naive assumptions we make about reality that we uphold and reinforce with a lexicon that merely describes that which we do not know. Progressive Uranus stimulates lightning-like radical change that breaks us from the conforming bounds of the established order, awakening higher mind and inspiring new discoveries. Uranus-Eris conjunction opposite Haumea may create a quickening of disruptive events that challenge us to recreate how we participate in life in ways that are attuned to a greater reality being exposed before our eyes.

Eris' passage through Cetus and conjoining Baten Kaitos and the stars expressing through late sidereal Pisces exposes the ruling oligarchies' designs to subjugate and exploit humanity through the manipulation of the monetary system, and the use of psychological propaganda through mainstream media to engineer social agendas. Eris works to open humanity's eyes, to expose what we do not see, to awaken us from our acquiescent slumber in the belly of ole' Cetus.

How the Uranus-Eris synthesis will express we can only speculate. I suspect we may see an acceleration of radically disruptive events that will challenge our world view and what we value, perhaps a rude awakening, but events that will eventually lead us into a far more progressive, altruistic and realistic modality of participating on Earth.

If we now progress the return chart to November 8, the date of the PM’s announcement, notice that the progressed Ascendant reaches a conjunction to Uranus-Eris thereby triggering it.

Also the  current Capricorn ingress chart progressed to the same date  carries Uranus-Eris on the IC, implying very much the same thing discussed above.

A parasite is a culprit in sadomasochistic longings


Sadomasochism has long intrigued psychologists, who have proposed a variety of theories to explain why some people are sexually attracted to pain or humiliation. Included among them: a desire for power, stress relief or the rush of endorphin release. A new study explores a different possibility — that some people might develop a preference for sadomasochism after becoming infected with a common parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. Infection with the single-celled microbe is known to make rodents less fearful of — and even attracted to — cats, where the parasite needs to land in order to reproduce. And while the new study found only a small effect of toxoplasmosis on sexual preferences, primarily in men, the findings draw attention to emerging, if conflicting evidence about how a prevalent parasite affects human health and behavior, says lead author Jaroslav Flegr, an evolutionary biologist at Charles University in Prague.  http://www.seeker.com/cat-poo-parasite-may-influence-our-sexual-desires-2105025772.html

The lead author of the study, which appeared in the August  issue of  the journal Evolutionary Psychology,   is an evolutionary biologist at Charles University in Prague.  Readers will recall that Mars and Saturn formed an exact conjunction on August 24 with both also square Neptune.  A chart for the conjunction has it placed very significantly, square the meridian at Prague.

Mars is our inner warrior. If we have a healthy Mars, we are able to assert ourselves in relationships, speak up in order to persuade others, and take action to achieve our goals. Saturn is the authority figure  in our lives. In its negative expression,  Mars-Saturn can give rise to the tendency  to give up the independence of one’s  own individual self and to fuse one’s self with a stronger person in order to acquire the strength one feels one is lacking. A distinct form of this mechanism  is found in the striving for submission or domination, or, in masochistic and sadistic strivings.

In his book The Combination of Stellar Influences, Ebertin explains that  when Neptune combines with Mars-Saturn, the weakening of will-power  (Mars-Saturn) can be the result of an infection (Neptune).

Monday, 21 November 2016

Japan Earthquake

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake off Japan's Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures has sparked tsunami waves of more than 1m. The quake struck at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT Monday), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Residents were told to seek higher ground immediately, with warnings of waves of up to 3m. There were reports of minor injuries and damage. Nov. 21 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38059371

Earthquakes are found to be associated with eclipses and with important planetary conjunctions and oppositions. An eclipse is always liable to cause seismic disturbances especially if it falls very close to the line of the horizon or of the meridian [1].  In addition, research has established that eclipses can influence events well after their actual occurrence.  H.S. Green mentions that eclipse, ingress and other mundane charts when progressed to  the date of an event that they influence will bring important configurations to the angles.

Shown here is the chart for the Appulse Lunar Eclipse of August 18 drawn for Tokyo. Notice that  (a) the eclipse luminaries are placed significantly on the horizon axis  (b) Saturn-Mars are conjunct the MC and form the apex of a T-square.  If we now progress the eclipse chart to November 21, the date of the quake, the T-square once again aligns with the meridian thereby triggering it.

Here Mars and Saturn are conjunct the star Antares about which Diana Rosenberg [2][3]writes:

Antares also arouses great fires within the earth: this was Saturn at the great Port Royal, Jamaica earthquake of 1692: huge fissures swallowed multitudes, seismic waves drowned about 1600; Neptune at Sept, 1811 solar eclipse that preceded the massive New Madrid, MO earthquake series of 1811-12; Uranus at the stupendous eruption of Tambora in 1815; Mars when Surtsey, a new volcanic island appeared off Iceland in 1963; Neptune at the 1976 8.5 Táng Shan earthquake in China that killed 250,000; Venus at both the 1989 San Francisco and the 1995 Kobe earthquake; Mercury and Venus at the great Sumatra-Andaman undersea earthquake of December 26, 2004 killing between 200,000 to 310,000.

Finally, we notice that the chart for the Last Quarter Moon has the Moon on the IC in hard aspect to Pluto, a planet well known for its connection to earthquakes.

[1] Mundane or National Astrology; H.S. Green (p.105-06)

Train Derailment in India Kills More Than 100

Fourteen coaches of an Indian train derailed early Sunday, killing at least 108 people in one of the worst rail accidents here in recent years, the police said. At least 75 others were admitted to hospitals, many of them with head injuries and fractures, and the death toll was likely to rise, said Rahul Srivastav, a spokesman for the police in Uttar Pradesh State, where the derailment took place. The accident occurred at 3 a.m. about a mile from the Pukhrayan railway station, about 40 miles southwest of the northern city of Kanpur, on a train bound for Patna, the capital of Bihar State. Nov. 20 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/21/world/asia/india-train-derails.html

Classical mundane astrology has a  rich history, and we modern astrologers would be wise to integrate more of its lessons.  One of the tools used by mundane astrologers is the cardinal ingress chart of the Sun, both tropical as well as sidereal. The word ingress comes from the Latin ingressus, to 'go in' or 'enter'. 

 Presented here is the chart for the Sun’s entry into sidereal Libra drawn for Kanpur and  its progression to November 20, the date of the accident. Notice the Sun-Mercury conjunction opposite Uranus which was in aspect to the meridian  has come up to the horizon, thereby triggering the event. Among other things, Mercury-Uranus  refers to a travel related accident.  With Uranus on the descendant is the asteroid Phaethon. Martha Wescott [1] links this asteroid to cars or similar transport.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Astrology of the New Zealand earthquake

A powerful earthquake has struck New Zealand's South Island. The US Geological Survey said the magnitude-7.8 quake hit just after midnight (11:02 GMT on Sunday), some 95km (59 miles) from Christchurch. A tsunami arrived in the north-eastern coast about two hours later. Residents were warned to head inland or for higher ground along the entire coast.  Nov.13 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37967178

In a previous post on the Italy earthquake [1] we had shown it to be a consequence of the March 9, solar eclipse. The following extract from that post is reproduced here.

The eclipse was part of a powerful T-square containing Jupiter-Saturn-Neptune.  About this eclipse Nick Fiorenza wrote:

Seismic Alert:
This sustained T-square planetary configuration can create exceptionally strong geophysical and physiological resonances, especially when triggered by lunar aspects. The solar eclipse not only occurs in the midst of significant planetary aspects, but also occurs very close to the Lunar Perigee, further accentuating geophysical resonances.

Shown here is the chart for the March 9 solar eclipse at Christchurch. Notice that the eclipse along with its T-square straddles the horizon axis and is therefore significant for the place. If we now progress the eclipse chart to November 13, we find that the progressed horizon once again triggers the eclipse.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Astrology of the US Presidential election

Readers are urged to go through two earlier posts [1][2] on the US Presidential elections. Here we present a further confirmation of how the stars are pushing for a Trump victory.

The year of the US Presidential election has been  dominated by the waning Saturn-Neptune square. About this square and its seed conjunction in 1989, Nick Fiorenza wrote:

In the sociopolitical arena, Saturn-Neptune cycles are about the ebb and flow of more conservative, controlling and authoritarian ideals, although this specific cycle was also influenced by the Saturn-Uranus synthesis as well, adding a rebellious progressive element to create change in conservative currents and authoritarian political orders.

The July 18, 1989 Saturn-Neptune synod occurred in mid sidereal Sagittarius. This Sagittarian influence upon the Saturn-Neptune synod brought inspiration to elevate our ideologies and the forms of their expression to align with a greater truth, one supporting greater personal freedom.
The historical, innovative and radical actions of Mikhail Gorbachev in USSR provide a prominent example of the the  Saturn-Neptune synthesis and the new Saturn-Neptune cycle then emerging.
This Saturn-Neptune square marks entry into the last quarter of our current Saturn-Neptune synodic cycle, arousing an "inner impetus to create change."

The January 29, 2016 synodic square occurs with Neptune under the stars forming the Urn of Aquarius, the humanitarian waterbearer. Saturn conjoins Antares of Scorpio, and Zeta Ophiuchus and the stars forming the left leg of Ophiuchus.

In classical astrology, Antares is the star of war and weaponry, and with expounded meaning, to challenge the established opposing politics (an arena common to the Antares / Aldebaran axis) with tenacious adamancy. This is especially in regard to taking a stand against the established conditions of our personal lives and against the established order or authority directing our lives when those conditions or that authority are no longer in our best interest nor supporting our evolutionary freedom and fulfillment.

The last of the three geocentric Saturn-Neptune squares took place on Sept 10, 2016. A chart for the square at Washington DC, progressed to the Nov. 8, the date of the election, is shown. Also shown are quotidian progressions of  the current birthday solar return charts for Hillary (Oct.26, 1949; 8:02 am, Chicago) and Trump (June 14, 1946; 10:54 am NY) Nov.8

What dear readers is the common factor? Notice that all of these have the Saturn-Neptune square made prominent through aspects to the angles.  So as I have said earlier.

Since Hillary Clinton represents the established order more than Trump, it appears that in a race between the two, the stars would favor Trump. But all will depend on the free-will of the American people and whether they are awake to the issues mentioned above.

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Why Economists Are To Blame For Today’s Problems

We are experiencing deep economic problems and it is the fault of the economics discipline. Their macro theories suck. But, there is no mechanism forcing it to alter its models when they don’t appear to work. This is so because economists basically write for each other in a language only they understand and their jobs depend on impressing a limited number of journal editors and referees, not correcting real-world problems. The academic inbreeding that has resulted has led to dysfunctional theories and, despite the fact that there were economists who accurately forecast the Financial Crisis, because their work is incompatible with what is published in “good” journals it has been all but ignored. Economics is broken and there is no internal incentive to fix it.  Nov. 3 http://linkis.com/evonomics.com/zNl23

The author of the article is John T. Harvey, a professor of economics at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth. A chart for the sidereal Libra Ingress of the Sun progressed to Nov.3  is shown here. Notice that the Pluto-Kronos-Hades opposition aligns with the meridian and is thereby triggered. Both ends of the opposition aspect Venus, the planet of money.  Pluto rules matters related to  finance  and investments while the TNP Kronos is connected to experts  so that the combination can refer to economists. The TNP Hades  is about mistakes as well as decline. Here  Pluto combines with Hades to produce a reference to a decline in finance and big business while Kronos with Hades also  refers to mistakes made by experts.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

'Lost nuke' discovered off Canada coast

The Canadian navy will be heading to the coast of British Columbia to investigate claims that a diver may have come across “the lost nuke” – a Mark IV bomb that went missing after an American B-36 bomber crashed in the region during the cold war. Diver Sean Smyrichinsky was wrapping up a day of diving near Haida Gwaii, an archipelago 80km west of the coast of British Columbia, when he stumbled across what may be the remains of the world’s first known “broken arrow” – the code name for accidents involving American nuclear weapons. Nov. 4 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/04/canada-lost-nuke-found-cold-war-bomb

This event can be best understood if we begin with the chart for the September 1 solar eclipse drawn fot Haida Gwaii.  Notice that the eclipse along with its Mars-Saturn-Neptune T-square straddles the meridian and is therefore very significant for the place. Here Saturn [10sa] is the conjunct the star Antares [10sa] which is linked to what has come to known as the “Nuclear Axis” (9ge-9sa) [1]. Mars itself is  associated with war and weapons ( bomb) and Neptune to the ocean and what is hidden or concealed. But in addition Neptune [11pi] is part of the Arabic lunar mansion Sa’d al-Akhbiyah – the Luck of Hidden Things. Dr. Eric Morse writes that it  indicates the ability to discover that which is hidden or lost.

If we now progress the eclipse chart to November 4, the date of the news, the eclipse along with its T-square aligns with the horizon thus triggering the event.

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The Power Of Nullification To Counteract Government Tyranny

How do you balance the scales of justice at a time when Americans are being tasered, tear-gassed, pepper-sprayed, hit with batons, shot with rubber bullets and real bullets, blasted with sound cannons, detained in cages and kennels, sicced by police dogs, arrested and jailed for challenging the government’s excesses, abuses and power-grabs? Politics won’t fix a system that is broken beyond repair. No matter who sits in the White House, the shadow government will continue to call the shots behind the scenes. https://goo.gl/rWptZ9

The news commentary goes on to refer to the acquittal of  the Bundy brothers on Thursday, Oct. 27.  They had been charged  with  conspiracy to  takeover of a federally owned wildlife sanctuary in Oregon last winter. The surprise acquittals of all seven defendants in Federal District Court were a blow to government prosecutors, who had argued that the Bundys and five of their followers used force and threats of violence to occupy the reserve. But the jury appeared swayed by the defendants’ contention that they were protesting government overreach and posed no threat to the public.

To understand the astrology behind the event, let us go back to the solar eclipse of September 1.  At Portland,  Oregon, the North Node eclipse was placed in the 3rd house opposite a Neptune-South Node conjunction in the 9th forming a T-square with Saturn conjunct the star Antares. The 9th house rules law courts. And about the star Antares, Nick Fiorenza write that this star is about  “taking a stand against the established conditions of our personal lives and against the established order or authority directing our lives when those conditions or that authority are no longer in our best interest nor supporting our evolutionary freedom and fulfillment”.  By acquitting the Bundy brothers, the jury did just that.

Progressing the eclipse chart to Oct. 27 brings the eclipse with its T-square to the horizon thereby triggering it. The following is an edited summary of Nick Fiorenza’s blog post  on the solar eclipse entitled New Directions  sums up the energy of this eclipse.

This New Moon eclipse lies in the midst of the stars of Leo and under the auspices of Thuban of Draco and Alioth of the Great Bear. Thuban of Draco refers to tyrannical leaders. Alignments with Alioth teach us that responsible use of free will can alter our destiny. Alioth stimulates the use of personal will and our need to initiate personal action to free ourselves from authoritarian rulers. This area is about the separation between those choosing to fight for a greater evolutionary vision and those wanting to maintain totalitarian control of the Earth.