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FOCUS ON FESTIVALS: SPIRITUAL HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN

FOCUS ON FESTIVALS: SPIRITUAL BACKGROUND OF HALLOWEEN I have never really liked Halloween but have realized some of the spiritual implications of it.  I suspect I have too many childhood traumas fighting with my siblings over costumes or getting lost once during trick or treating.   Over the years, I have come to understand some of …

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ASTROLOGICAL WEATHER FORECAST: OCT 31-NOV. 6TH: MARS MOVING INTO EXALTATION

EYE ON THE SKY: FOCUS ON NEW ENERGY AND COURAGE WITH MARS IN CAPRICORN We still have one more week to deal with the worst part of the Sun in Libra this week and that will lift by Nov. 6th when the Sun goes into Jupiter’s constellation of Vishakha. Until then keep with the positive …

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FOCUS ON VEDIC CALENDAR: Dhanteras : DAY FOR INVOKING GOOD HEALTH

Friday,  October 28th, is the Vedic festival of Dhanteras, which always falls  in Oct-Nov. on the thirteenth day of the Moon’s dark fortnight.  This auspicious day marks the beginning of the five-day Festival of Lights known as Diwali which has the significance much like our Western  Christmas/New Years time period. We will write more on …

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SUN AND MERCURY IN CONSTELLATION OF ARCTURUS: PROMOTING BUSINESS AND DIPLOMACY

EYE ON THE SKY: SUN AND MERCURY IN ARCTURUS (LIBRA 6.40-20.00). Arcturus is a single yellow star which is the central star of the constellation of Bootis which is at the top of the gateway between Virgo and Libra. It is the heart of Libra. The Sun transited into that constellation on Oct. 23rd and …

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ASTROLOGICAL WEATHER POST: OCT. 24-NOV 1: DEALING WITH DEPRESSION

EYE ON THE SKY FOR OCT. 23-NOV 1ST. Sun is at the lowest point of the year this week into Oct. 27th at 10 degrees Libra and this can bring on depression, low self-esteem and lack of confidence, poor leadership and health issues.   Find ways to combat depression by doing more exercise, meditation, positive self-talk, …

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MARS CONJUNCT PLUTO OCT. 19TH: POWER, AMBITION & TRANSFORMATION

Mars moves toward a  conjunction with Pluto on Oct. 19th and is particularly potent within two degrees, Oct. 17-21st.  In mythology Pluto, the god of the underworld was also called Hades which means “invisible” or “to make invisible”. Modern psychology connects Pluto and Scorpio to the unconscious and hidden part of mind and personality. The late …

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SUN IN LIBRA: OCT. 17-NOV. 16TH: FOCUS ON HEALTH AND CONFIDENCE

Sun moved into Libra on Oct. 17th and stays there until Nov. 16th.  The Sun is moving toward the lowest point of the year of the Sun toward Oct. 27th at 10 degrees Libra.  The Sun governs health, leadership and confidence and self-esteem for everyone so this transit can bring about health issues, depression, poor …

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MARS IN PURVASHADHA: FANNING THE FLAMES OF PASSION FOR SERVICE

Mars entered the constellation of Purvashadha nakshatra (13.20 Sagittarius-26.40) on Sunday and stays there until Oct. 28th.  Astronomers know this constellation as  Epsilon, Delta and Sagittarii which are three stars close to the Milky Way .  The Sanskrit name translates into meaning “the former Invincible One” or the “undefeated.” It symbol is a fan which …

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