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Start with observation. As our experience of feminine (yin) energy changes, our expression of masculine (yang) energy will change also. daysUpd = "Wednesday"; When dominator culture abuses an entire planet, you have a world in chaos. It might seem at first glance like the timing is off, but these changes evolve glacially. It is difficult in a dominator culture to understand the essential truth of the sign of Virgo. We continue this relationship to the cosmos as our focus and our Agency’s role in the evolution of consciousness. Addendum: As this was written in 2011, it is worth adding a few extra notes. Some interesting things happen not long after this shift however, when a waning Pluto squares Regulus, Julius Caesar is born. Leo is a Fire sign ruled by the Sun and Virgo an Earth sign ruled by Mercury. As astrologers, we are aware that the Sun, Moon and planets of our solar system are powerful mirrors through which we can better understand the workings of our lives. Not a deliberate election. In early August 2016 Donald Trump’s progressed Sun moved from Leo to Virgo after 30 years. Impulsive moves and angry overreaction will just make the situation worse and the knots tighter. The Goddess as a spiritual archetype is gradually beginning to be embraced and integrated into many religious traditions which for millennia have been dominated by a male God archetype.
In the ancient myths, this goddess of agriculture oversaw the growing of all things. Please When one is not allowed an education, is forced to have too many children or to kill another human being in a war one does not believe in, one’s ability to integrate life experience in a healthy way is damaged or destroyed. Virgo archetype. As the complex calendars of the Mayans end in 2011 and 2012, these creations stories seem to very much reflect the shifts we are experiencing right now and which will no doubt become more intense over 2012 and into 2013. With Regulus’ move into Virgo, it seems so appropriate and timely as we consider a world ruled by powerful elites and societies ruled by money and power. Regulus has been aligned with the tropical sign of Leosince arou… It's tempting to say something clever like, "The King is dead.
One may not be able to overpower a bully who threatens your daily existence, but you can withhold approval, or simply become too weak or anxious to function. Space pictures courtesy of
*According to calculations done on Bernadette Brady’s Fixed Star Software, Starlight and Solar Fire it appears that Regulus will enter Virgo some time between September and November of 2011. For Virgo, the mind and body are not really separate, but two sides of one integrated system. Fomalhaut shifted to Pisces in 1725 CE, with the Scientific Revolution when new paradigms in science shifted our perception of God, the universe and everything. To use this material online (e.g. The recent rise (2017) of cryptocurrency is certainly showing now. We are all called to a service of some kind, helping to shape a better world. At the other end of the scale, in many countries around the world women are being elected to positions of political power. When this actually happens is a matter of considerable debate among astrologers. We are poised on the brink. The Bitch Goddess is born. From this point 30 degrees of each of the 12 zodiac signs follow. The dominator culture is set up to force certain segments of the population into poverty, and then blames them for being there.
Now we have Regulus move into the sign of service, resourcefulness, technology, skill and duty, as we consider waste, global resources, efficiency and how to get things working better, and even new currency.
It is ruled by the Sun, the dominant male archetypal energy in our solar system. But in my version, the Genie was a goddess who had been trapped for at least 5,000 years. Those who learn to adapt an attitude of service to the sacred, the healing of planet earth and her precious resources will be the new heroes of the next age. We are growing up as a species, and these apocalyptic times are our growing pains. Unauthorized use of Full Article copy or duplication of any material on this website without express and written permission from its author and owner is strictly prohibited. Watch for times when you become aware of a receptive, deep, feeling nature inside you or in others. And women have other strengths, strengths that can change the world. It is time for a true integration of the voices of the many into a wisdom that gives birth to a more wholesome and balanced way of life. monthsUpd = "November"; Others say it doesn't happen until sometime in 2012. Precession, and therefore the fixed stars, "move" veeeeery slowly, at a rate of just 1 degree every 72 years. Known as the King-Maker and the Watcher of the Gate of the North, Regulus is one of the four Royal Stars of Persia. The damage is done and now we simply have to clean up the mess and, if we are lucky, we will learn something. Astrology allows us to find our way to insights that are subtle yet extremely powerful. Stellar reflections are extremely powerful and seem to be more universal in the messages they bring to us then the planetary reflections of our own solar system. Not a deliberate election. Although it appears that men hold the upper hand in our world, I think it is very clear that they are as damaged by the system as women. monthsUpd = "February";
with regulus in its new home sign it’s not about show, pride, wealth or fame (which the shadow of leo can get very caught up in)- it’s about serving the people, taking care of the land and making sacrifices for the betterment of All. He was born a Gemini with Sun at 22°55′ in 1946 on June 14th. In any case, as the tropical zodiac precesses backwards through the sidereal zodiac, the sidereal fixed stars seem to move forward through the tropical zodiac. monthsUpd = "October"; We went through a similar process to this during the Saturn-Uranus opposition in 2008-2010, so we've had a few years to work on some of those knots. This seems much more significant than the coming of an “Age of Aquarius”. The chart above is a symbolic reference of the shift of Regulus into Virgo an indicator of what this shift may be about. She wasn’t. Tropical astrology as it is called, a popular western astrological method, and what we use here at the C*I*A, begins the zodiac at zero Aries when the Sun aligns with the Equinox point as the Sun ingresses into Aries on March 20-21st every year. The information on this website is presented for educational and entertainment purposes only. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. It's not like a light switch where one day it's off and the next day it's on. Regulus has been aligned with the tropical sign of Leo since around 157 BCE. For thousands of years the over-culture has reinforced the supremacy of the wealthy, the white and the masculine over the poor, the dark and the feminine. So does that mean the star Regulus is physically in the constellation of Virgo now?
How will you notice or experience the difference between a Leo Regulus and a Virgo Regulus? classes), "fair usage" quotations may be
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(Read Judith Hermann: Trauma and Recovery).
Virgo, ruled by Mercury indicates a lightening up from material dependence and resources, and also accentuates the need for efficient and clever management of global resources and the economy. This is Goddess energy!