Humanity is entering a 2,160 year cycle called the Age of Aquarius, where astrology will gradually evolve toward that which is known as Esoteric Astrology. Esoteric Astrology looks towards causes rather than effects, to the life of the human soul that lies behind the outer form, the body.
The soul is that imperishable, perpetual existence that takes repeated cyclic embodiments - in male or female bodies and in varying cultures; part of its purpose is to expand consciousness, and to work out karma. More...
Libra and Money:
1. In northern hemisphere symbolism, The Scales of Libra represent the harvest of the previous sign Virgo, that is weighed, bartered or exchanged.
2. Libra is ruled by Venus, long associated with gold and wealth - in its lower outer expression. In its higher expression Venus is the radiant golden light of the illumined mind ... More...
In the few short weeks that the Occupy Movement has been birthed, it has become the fastest growing group EVER in the history of the USA, if not the world. We have heard all the slogans, from Occupy Wall St (OWS), to occupy thousands of cities around the world, occupy the Fed, occupy the future, Occupy the Now, occupy Qantas, occupy Sirius, Occupy Yourself and so on. Occupy is a command and resolution, an affirmation and an ideal. More...
"Wikileaks could become as important a journalistic tool as the Freedom of Information Act." - Time Magazine.
The information revolution is related to the third ray of active intelligence. The world currently finds itself in an intense phase of this ray cycle. The third ray rules computers and the types of minds that write or hack codes; it is closely associated with the fifth ray of science and both rays currently rule over the Western races. More...
Capricorn the Unicorn
Last year's newsletter on Capricorn covers a little more about the Unicorn, its symbolism and relation to the Lion (Leo). The unicorn is sometimes depicted with a goat's beard, perhaps symbolic of the wisdom accrued by the goat on its transformational journey to the mountain top.
The unicorn has always been a symbol of spiritual purity and grace; in ancient myths it could only be captured by a virgin, alluding to the relationship of Capricorn to another earth sign, Virgo. More...___________________________________________________
A Brief Overview of History: Three Major Crises in the Three Rootraces
Although there are seven rootraces to every great round or manvantara of evolution, the first two and a half were etheric and did not ‘individualise’, hence three strictly human rootraces have elapsed. The crises of these three rootraces are symbolised by the following numbers – representing branchrace, subrace and rootrace:
3.3.3 – human individualisation, birth of the human soul in ancient Lemuria 21.6 million years ago.
These are not just ‘convenient’ figures (although they serve as such), but are profoundly descriptive of stages of consciousness that mark the major signposts of esoteric history. More...
The secret history of the world
is revealed in many traditions, the durations of which far surpass the
miniscule figures used in modern times. H.P. Blavatsky (HPB) brought
together many of these historical and chronological strands in her
magnum opus, The Secret Doctrine (1888), a major foundation stone for
the emerging Aquarian cycle.
(In the interests of simplicity, I have elected to keep this article relatively footnote-free; most references are from HPB and can be found in my writings where they are fully referenced and footnoted.)
In the denial or ignorance of its true origins lies the source of disempowerment for Humanity; in not knowing its divine source, the nature of the human soul or the very lengthy evolution of human consciousness that stretches back some 21 million years. More...
Bailey, Blavatsky, Roerich - Gathering
Thailand, November 2015.
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"Star of the Hero", by Nicholas Roerich.
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TIME & HISTORY: Re-Establishing
The Master Djwhal Khul, who has given the teachings for the New Age, said that He purposefully scattered the teachings in all His books, to force the student to make connections, so as to awake the dormant cells in the brain and arrive at right understanding independently.
It is clear therefore, that each student has to do this work of connecting by themselves and to arrive at their own personal conclusion. DK also said that students grow by finding the answer to their own questions and nobody should do it for them. Hence no student should expect to find the right presentation of thought given by anyone and that they all have to work by themselves. More...
This essay examines current world crises of racial and cultural assimilation, with an emphasis upon the crisis within the Arab Muslim world, where a revolution in consciousness is taking place. The situation is viewed within the esoteric context of the greater and lesser cycles, ray and astrological influences. More...
This essay explores the rise of Nazism in Germany from the period of the Industrial Revolution in Europe through the time of Bismarck, until World War II. Horoscopes of the various protagonists are examined and compared so that a picture emerges of the forces that helped to shape one of the most significant events of the Twentieth century.
To paraphrase the great philosopher George Santayana, those who do not remember their past are condemned to repeat their mistakes. Hence, the importance of understanding history so Humanity does not stay bound to the wheel of samsara; just as individual souls learn their repeated lessons over many lifetimes, eventually liberating themselves, contributing to the greater pool of collective consciousness. More ...
The Master Jesus once said: “Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.”
“At the first great Initiation the Christ is born in the disciple. It is then that he realizes for the first time in himself the outpouring of the divine Love, and experiences that marvellous change which makes him feel himself to be one with all that lives. This is the `Second Birth,' and at that birth the heavenly ones rejoice, for he is born into `the kingdom of heaven,' as one of the `little ones,' as a `little child'—the names ever given to the new Initiates. Such is the meaning of the words of Jesus, that a man must become a little child to enter into the Kingdom." More...
"The Month of May is one of deepest significance to all who are affiliated with the Great White Lodge (as are all true esotericists), in that the Wesak Festival takes place and is of moment and deep import. The period is always one of prime interest and rare opportunity ..."
The Three Major Spiritual Festivals
Taurus is the second of the three major solar festivals that set the tone for each year. The initiating fire of Aries precipitates to earthy Taurus and is distributed in airy Gemini. However, Taurus or the Wesak Festival is the most important of these three full moon periods - a time of unique opportunity, particularly for co-perative group work by those conscious servers of the Plan More...
“… Brazil will function as the leading division of the great sixth race ... [Brazil] will later represent the best of that which the Latin races have eventually to give … Brazil, (or rather what that country will then be called …) will represent a linking interpreting civilisation, based upon the unfoldment of the abstract consciousness, which is a blend of the intellect and the intuition, and which reveals the wisdom aspect of love in its beauty.” 
As the Sixth Rootrace does not manifest for another 25,000 years, the reference to ‘Brazil’ (‘what that country will then be called‘) probably includes an area across South America that incorporates other nations like neighbouring Bolivia and Peru. More...
Each travel blog lately has required some more recent news before back-tracking to catch up on overdue blogs. And so at this point in June 2012, I have recently returned to my native Australia, although that is a strange phrase these days as I feel more like a visiting backpacker!
Nevertheless, as mentioned in the introduction to Travel Blog #4, my knee had been giving me trouble on my second Saturn return, forcing me eventually to put my South American sojourn on hold, to return to Australia and utilise the medical facilities here. More...
Pisces Full Moon 2015
Aquarius Full Moon 2015
Capricorn Full Moon 2015
Path of Purification & Sirius
Mystery of Makara & Sex
Christ & Neptune
Pluto Capricorn & Sirius
USA 2015: Capricorn Full Moon Grand Cross
As a sign that is connected with almost every initiation, Capricorn represents the summit of human achievement, the realisation of ambition, both spiritual and material. Yet, before the Path of Initiation can be trod, other steps which can span many lifetimes, must be taken. More...
Illusion and Initiation
War, Peace and the Smoke of Battle. Solar Storms.
Libra is known as the Peacemaker, the sign that subdues the warring pairs of opposites - individually, in groups and in nations. Libra the Scales weighs the balance between Libra and its opposite sign Aries, ruled by Mars, the god of war. Venus, as ruler of Libra, is the harmonising factor. Venus and Mars were lovers in ancient mythology, pointing to the union of opposites, male and female and the Libran theme of sex. More ...
Illumination & Revelation
The genius and uniqueness of Virgo is that it produces the form as well as stimulates the life within that form and, therefore, nourishes and energises two lives simultaneously."
In exoteric astrology, Virgo is known as precise, meticulous, perfectionist, a nurturer and healer, discriminating and analytical, but also critical and fault-finding. These are all traits of the developing mind of humanity. More...
Leo Full Moon 2014
Cancer the Mother is related to the manifestation of all forms, whether it is
the birth of souls coming into incarnation and appropriating physical bodies,
or soul-inspired ideas precipitating onto the physical plane.
Gemini Full Moon 2014
Gemini is well known as the sign of commun-ications and the dissemination of information; it is the third of the new year's first three festivals, where the impulse in Aries finds its consolidation in Taurus and distribution through Gemini. The Easter Aries festival celebrates The Christ, the Wesak Taurus festival celebrates the Buddha, whilst the Gemini festival of Goodwill celebrates The Christ again ... more...
Taurus Full Moon 2014
The importance of the first three spiritual festivals of the year - Aries, Taurus and Gemini - cannot be emphasised enough. Taurus marks the high-water mark of the spiritual year because those Liberated Beings who guide Humanity, meet in yearly conclave, but this year there is an extra special meeting, as will be elaborated upon later. They gather to receive, literally, the "Word of God", the new impulse that was released in Aries - and transmit the "new codes", the Planetary Plan that is amended annually, through their various subjective ashrams of workers, to Humanity. More ...