Full Moon in Aquarius

taurus-and-aquarius

            Welcome to the Full Moon in Aquarius.  Our beloved Moon, the mother of our emotions, our inner child, our sense of perception and maternal instinctive selves, the root of the being inside that feels its way in and out of situations, in the sign of Aquarius, the water bearer and waxed full at 2:10 PM this afternoon at 17 degrees in the 4th house.  Aquarius is original and free spirited, independent, seeks new directions and new paths.. the innovator and is always ready to lend inspiration on how to improve the quality of life. Aquarius is rebellious for rebellious sake… a stubborn revolutionary.  Aquarius is fixed air ruled by the planet Uranus which is sextile this moon in the sign of Aries.  Her keywords are individual, assertive, independent eccentric.  In the 4th house which gives us our clue as to the moon’s direction sits in the 4th house, the house of our roots, the mother as the physical receptor of a new soul, the family, the circumstances surrounding conception and our early childhood…it is the root of our subconscious mind, our innermost self and the moon shines it’s brightest light upon those hidden feelings. 

 

            The Sun, our sense of self, our inner energy force as well as our physical self – our most natural path towards self realization, remains in the sign of Leo… loving and protective uninhibited Leo and sits in the 10th house, the house of the mid-heaven which is the house where our lives goal sits. This Aquarius/Leo is a special connection from looking at our roots in Aquarius to what we are supposed to do with what we came with in Leo. 

Other aspects include the opposition, the place of dual polarity with Mercury, our sense of communication and everything related.. thinking, verbal, body language and even the devices we use to complete those things, also sits in Leo in the 10th house giving affirmation to the sun’s goals in realizing our purpose.   Leo wants to be the center of attention so while we are getting those aha moments in realizing our potential, Mercury wants to communicate what those goals are.

The square, the place of tension and conflict with Saturn, the planet that rules our losses, our sense of contraction opposite Jupiter’s sense of expansion.  Saturn is form and limitations and it’s easy to imagine why there is conflict and tension with the Airy Aquarius Moon who wants to run away with its new ideas.  Saturn sits in passionate Scorpio in the 1st house…the house of our outer identity how we want to be seen by others, the organized well manicured analytical anal retentive going haywire inspired to throw caution to the wind and to learn to let go.

            and last but certainly never the least is the sextile, the position of harmony with Uranus, our sense of independence and where we desire to free ourselves from the norm in the sign of aggressive and self motivated Aries with 6th house awareness where we adapt, compromise.  The 6th house is also where any sickness shows up that may be related to a lack of expressing those feelings, whether we hold back or find an outlet for what we feel, and on that note… I’ve been studying the ritual of the middle pillar and Israel Regardie alludes that ALL sickness results from an inbalance in the energies in our body which also relate to psychological inbalances…for instance kidney issues he says, are related to one’s habit of holding back emotions and that rang especially crucial to me because my illness is kidney related and in my younger years, I was always the person that held back expressing emotions that I kept bottled up to the point I just shut down.  Emotional beings must have a physical expression… that is what we are here for… without the physical expression of emotions, we are just spirit without need of physical form. 

            Today in the Hebrew Calendar is the 14th of Av.  We talked at the New Moon about the month of Av being the month where we can receive the greatest light, where we have the greatest potential to connect with our higher selves.  The month of Av is related to the sense of hearing…strict observers of chassidut recite a daily prayer called the Shema which goes… Hear O’ Israel… the lord our God… the Lord is one.  When I was in the church system, I remember this pastor used to say, never fear following the voice of God for God has perfect knowledge of your future.  Now when you broaden your view beyond the limited concept of God  seeing all things as being God, all interconnected, following your instincts will always lead you to where you are supposed to be and when.  I had an opportunity to watch the Long Island Medium over the last few weeks, and I like it when she just goes off on her natural way and just finds her way to whomever she is supposed to see on the streets, it’s most spontaneous.  She says Spirit is always leading her to who she needs to deliver whatever message to.  Now I’ve been saying since we moved that there is something quite different about living out of the city, the people have a different way of doing things and you can strike up a conversation with anyone and if you’re following your instincts, you’ll find out exactly what you need to know when you need to know it and from who. 

            Last moon festival we focused on the hebrew letter that created the month of av.. for the full moon, we turn our focus upon the letter that created the ruling planet, the Kaf.  The kaf represents the power to actualize potential… take a moment to imagine the possibilities of what that means to you… Thus the Kaf hints at the power latent within the spiritual realm to fully manifest itself in the physical… God/Source must create continually otherwise creation itself would cease to exist… the potential is therefore actualized each moment to create BETTER!

                        The kaf is the 21st path on the tree of life connecting the 4th sphere to the 7th, from Chesed to Netzhach. 

            Chesed is the sphere of mercy. The sphere is associated with Jupiter, the ruler of Sagittarius and Pisces. Jupiter in our chart marks the area of our life in which we are likely to enjoy benevolence and boundless opportunities. Jupiter/Mercy also highlights the potential that you can transform into actuality. Mercy represents the most accepting and forgiving energy of the Tree of Life and creation as a whole.

            Netzhach is the sphere of Eternity embodies the energy of Venus, the planet affiliated with both Taurus and Libra. This sphere oversees peace, diplomacy, negotiation, and relationships, as well as personal talents and money. Venus/Eternity in your chart underlines the area of your life in which your idiosyncratic talents can be deployed to generate financial security and abundance.

            We also take note of this being another Super Moon as being one orbiting closest to the earth and tonight we are also expecting meteor showers… the moon may cause a bit of an issue with being able to see the shower however, but a great night with abounding energies for making wishes and setting intentions to actualize YOUR potential..

            The letter Kaf and the 21st path represent the Wheel of Fortune card in the Thoth Tarot.  …

Wheel of fortune

The Wheel of Fortune is a symbol of destiny and destination, of good luck and bad luck, of the ups and downs of life and fate. Everything is in motion, turning and floating, constantly changing, accidental and uncontrollable. This is a card of great symbolism.. I was watching this movie this week called “Donovan’s Echo” about history repeating itself and symbols and their meaning to use… how a certain symbol can remind us of the past and warn us of the future… It’s been an incredible month, things falling into place seemingly out of nowhere.  The day is under the watchful eye of the Prince of Wands with the energies of the 6 of wands, the card of Victory.

            In the book, A Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism states ” all subsequent creation from the purest force of kether  is a gradual concretion into form of the one  divine force. “. Since it is that creation must continue and god being everyone interconected and responsible for what does get created it is important that our thoughts that generate creation be what we want them to be so let us put that free spirited aquarian energy to work for us with new inspiration on what we can do different to create better.

This is essentially the great work learning to take our ego out of the thought processes and hence the things that we create In favor of those things which benefit our higher selves and thus benefit humanity as a whole. Just as is stated about magic since we do it anyway we might as well learn how to do it correct… The same is true about that which we create through our thoughts and our will.

the 21st Path

— Sphere of Chesed —

The Sphere of Destination is Chesed, Mercy. It is sometimes called Gedulah, Magnificence and Glory.

The Hebrew Divine Name is El, the Strong and Mighty God, ruling in Glory, Magnificence and Grace.

The Archangel is Tzadqiel, Prince of Mercy and Beneficence.

The Choir of Angels is the Chasmalim, the Brilliant Ones, who are also called the Order of Dominions or Dominations.

The planet is Jupiter.enced

The color is blue.

The Numbers are Fours

The stone is amethyst.

The incense is cedar.

Herbs are olive and shamrock.

The body part is the left arm.

The chakra is the Throat Center and the gland is the thyroid.

Symbols are the pyramid, the square, the orb, the equal-armed cross, the crook and the scepter.

The mythological correspondences are all of the “illuminated ones” who are the Kings of the Gods.

The magical image is of a fatherly King upon his throne.

Now, please lay your mandala aside and close your eyes.

— Sphere of Netzach —

We commence our journey in Netzach, Victory.

The Hebrew Divine Name is Jehovah Tzabaoth, God of Hosts and of Armies, of Triumph and of Victory, ruling the universe in Justice and Eternity.

The Archangel is Haniel, Prince of Love and Harmony.

The Choir of Angels is the Elohim, the Gods who are also called the Order of Principalities.

The element is fire.

The number is 7.

The Tarot correspondence is the four sevens.

The musical note is “E.”

The planet is Venus.

The color is green.

Stones are malachite, blue topaz and crystal and amber.

The mineral is copper.

Plants are all fragrant and blossoming flowers, especially rose and cypress.

The incense is rose or benzoin.

The body parts are the hips and loins.

The chakra is the Solar Plexus Center and the gland is the adrenals.

The mythological correspondences include all Goddesses of Love and Nature.

The magical image is a beautiful, naked woman.

— 21st Path —

The 21st Path is called the Intelligence of Conciliation because it receives the divine influence, which flows into it from its benediction upon all and each existence.

The Hebrew Letter is Caph, which means fist. It is a double letter, which describes the opposites of riches and poverty.

The Esoteric Title is the Lord of the Forces of Life.

It is the connecting Path between the higher self and the personality.

The Tarot Major Arcana card that corresponds to the Path is the Wheel of Fortune.

The color is violet.

The planet is Jupiter.

Stones are sapphire or amethyst.

The metal is tin.

The incense is horehound.

Herbs are clove, oakmoss and sage.

The musical note is “A#.”

Symbols are the fist, symbolizing he who grasps comprehension, or the circle; also, the wheel of karma, symbol of life, birth, death and rebirth.

 

Totem: Eagle

Eagle

GOD: Egyptian Amun-Ra

 

I chose the Egyptian parthenon for the god energy because Amun Ra is the epitome of creation energy

Amun-ra

 

Areas the 21st Path will help you:

Neutrality

Non-attachment

Unconditionality and acceptance

Calmness and peacefulness; being centered

Getting “out of the rut by breaking old patterns

Cleansing your spirit

Gaining release from being hyperactive or a “type A” personality

Overcoming the tendency to overcompensate

Understanding that the only way to win is not to play

Anticipating change, not dreading it

Being able to make new beginnings in your life

Understanding the cycles of birth and death, that for each birth of a person or thing or even experience in your life, there must be a death – something must be let go of

Understanding that what keeps you in a pattern is the security of knowing the pattern

Understanding that in order to grow, you must take risks

Being able to “time” your change through your understanding of the patterns involved

Through awareness, hold to the productive and discard the monotonous

Being able to see the large in the small and the small in the large

Trusting in your “higher” self

Developing the instinctive and intuitive mind

Getting off the “wheel” that is your pattern enables you to see cause and effect objectively

Releasing your energy blocks

Contacting your Guides and your Higher Self

Making a “vessel” of your Self

Trusting in faith and “going with the flow”

Opening the Throat Center

Passing from student, to teacher, to being a channeler of truth

See beyond the “wheel” and outgrow the need for its guidance and protection

Healing

Seeing and understanding the interconnectedness of all things

Gaining mental clarity

Improving grounding and the ability to “root”

Dealing with “Dad”

Being your own creator

Channeling, especially clairaudience and automatic writing

Dreaming and dream interpretation

Increasing creativity and artistic ability

 

 

musical note is a = la = 852 on the solfeggio scale

Enjoy a meditation:

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