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The name Chiron comes from the word chiros.    Astrologically, Chiron represents our essential wound and provides much information on how/when to heal from it.  The erratic orbit of the asteroid symbolizes weaving together the traditional and the alternative to create hybrid paths towards healing what hurts us.  The glyph, which looks like a key, symbolizes what becomes possible when we unlock/unblock our internal/unconscious wounds.  Additional keywords for Chiron are here.

Chiron entered Aries early this year and will remain until April, 2027 when he collapses into Taurus.   The last time Chiron was in Aries was 1970 but that was before it’s discovery, which means that, this current transit in Aries will be the first time we are experiencing it ‘consciously’.   In Aries, it’s all out front, nothing much is hidden.  Chiron here will be interesting.

Mars moves fast compared to Chiron.  Every 2 years Mars comes back to the same place.  Mars entered Aries at the end of June, 2020.  He’s getting more and more comfortable “acting out” as only Ruler Mars in Aries can.  Last week, Mars moved into a conjunction with Chiron. Every 2 years or so Mars and Chiron meet like this.  It’s no big deal, necessarily.  But, since 2012 those conjunctions have all been in Pisces.  This cycle is the first of 4 conjunctions in Aries, ruled by Mars.

I’m already exhausted.

In the early phases of a new (synodic) cycle, it’s best to observe and notice what is going on.  That’s a lot to do right there.  Noticing.  There is much that gets past our wandering minds/bodies.

The Salon for Astrological Discourse meets again Friday, July 31 at 4pm.  We’ll be discussing this cycle and it’s impact on current events.  Go here if you want to join us.

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Chiron enters Aries.

This is a big deal.   The asteroid named Chiron was discovered in the mid-seventies and I believe he was in Aries at that same time.  Some   senior astrologers out there might remember quite well what was happening during that time.  It was similar to now in ways we are about to find out as Chiron returned to Aries on Feb 19.   A Chiron Return is in place.

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For a richer *understanding*  of what this upcoming cycle might yield I turn to the Sabien Symbols as interpreted by  Dane Rudyhar..   I’ve written about them in past posts.

Rudyhar writes: “1° ARIES is the “first of the 360 phases of a universal and multi-level cyclic process which aims at the actualization of a particular set of potentialities.”  This 360 phase process is described symbolically thru out the book.   Specifically the first degree of Aries is the Sabian Symbol: “A WOMAN JUST RISEN FROM THE SEA.  A SEAL IS EMBRACING HER.”

Rudyhar goes on with the keynote:  Emergence of new forms and of the potentiality of consciousness.

There’s a lot to unpack there.

….more later

 

 

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It’s my one ‘day-off’ from Seva and I’m sitting at the end of the dock on the Lake observing the wildlife.  There’s about a dozen cranes meandering around the shore line, calmly strutting and passively standing around the shallow edge.  Nearby, one fat, outrageously large  goose is surveying the group. He reminds me of a sheepdog herding cattle.  The cranes don’t seem to mind him.

Suddenly in the middle of all that wonderful calm and peacefulness a mutt of a dog came chasing out of the nearby woods and raced towards them all!  Everyone began to honk and quack and  bark and scream and run and fly!  The cranes took off together in flight and the goose got him self into deeper waters where the dog couldn’t go.  It was a delightful scene produced by Mother Nature for this observer.

It took awhile for the calm to return, and now the whole group has returned to their meditations over on the property further west. 3cranes

Isn’t that like life?  We’re having a nice peaceful day and then a disturbance comes.  We get rattled.  We yell. We object.  We run away, thinking peace might return to us somewhere else.

The teaching here is asking us to take a closer look at our reactions.  We are told that those reactions are most likely a coming from our past and not necessarily the proper response to what is happening now.

Running away from a hungry, excited dog is probably the proper response for the cranes and the goose.  Yet, even though their peace was disturbed, no doubt they are calm again in this moment.  I doubt they’ll need anty therapy to get over their trauma?

We humans, however, have a mind that retains memories, makes predictions, and plans for future.  It jumps to lots of conclusions, and assumptions far beyond what is actually happening where the feet are.  Some of us have wild imaginations that spin in or out of control.  Some are absolutely delusional at times.  The point is, like all the masters have said,  stay in the now….and if a disturbance comes act accordingly if action is required.  Otherwise, observe the responses in the the body and remember to breathe.  Calm returns quicker that way.

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Astrologers achiron..line drawingre still collecting and analyzing information regarding Chiron,  discovered in 1977.  That’s not a long time when you’re working with the outer planets and such.  Fifty years is the average cycle of Chiron, which means that around age 50 or so, each of us will have a Return of Chiron to it’s original location in your birthchart.  I’ve written a bit of this before and you can read more here and here.  Turning 50 does bring it’s own unique awareness’s and opportunities.  I remember it like yesterday……..

Around 2008,  Chiron and Neptune were in conjunction, an alignment that no one living had ever experienced.  That’s rich, fertile ground for astrological research, and I learned a lot by integrating yoga and astrology during that time.   We’ll see what happens now that both are moving thru Pisces, the sign of spirituality.

Om shanti.  May all beings be free of suffering.  May all beings know peace.

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Every now and then I come across something online that really grabs my attention. 

This website was like that for me this morning. 

http://www.waaam.org/

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Our ephemeris tells us that she’s currently orbiting the sector of the zodiac labeled: 20 degrees of Aquarius.

On Aug. 3, 2008, two days after the August 1 Solar Eclipse at 9 Leo, Chiron retrogrades back to the 19th degree of Aquarius.  (Chiron figures into this Eclipse in a pretty big way….as does Neptune and the North Node.)

Let’s look at the Sabian Symbol for these specific degrees and get a *sense* of the meaning.   (Saturn currently moving through Virgo encourages us to be more *discriminating*.  Details & small print require increased attention.)

The following references are taken directly from Dane Rudyhar’s brilliant book AN ASTROLOGICAL MANDALA: The Cycle of Transformations and its 360 symbolic phases.

20 deg. AQ. – A LARGE WHITE DOVE BEARING A MESSAGE.

The Keynote says: The answer of spiritual agencies to thorough, sustained and victorious individual efforts.

19 deg. AQ. – A FOREST FIRE IS BEING SUBDUED BY THE USE OF WATER, CHEMICALS AND SHEER MUSCULAR ENERGY.

The Keynote says:  “The skill and courage necessary to bring under control the destructive potential of carelessness of karmic ‘visitations’.

She moves to the 18th degree on Aug 22 where we find:

A MAN’S SECRET MOTIVES ARE BEING PUBLICLY UNMASKED.

The Keynote:  The difficulty for the modern individual to keep secret his private past or his deeper motives.

On November 15 she goes stationary direct in the 22nd degree of Aquarius. A RUG IS PLACED ON THE FLOOR OF A NURSERY TO ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY IN COMFORT AND WARMTH.  The Keynote is: The warmth of understanding which comes to those who, early in life, are open to new possibilities.

Chiron is a major player these days and usually overlooked by many astrologers.  Her upcoming conjunction with Neptune has great potential for healing the wounds that bind us thru spiritual & alternative practices.  I’ve written some on Chiron in these posts for you to read.  I hope to write more soon.

https://www.ifcullen.com/stumbling-thru-aquarius/

https://www.ifcullen.com/introducing-chiron/

https://www.ifcullen.com/more-on-chiron/

 

For some excellent writing on Chiron go here.

Ah yes……..the time’s they are a changin……………..

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As we run around our lives finding a corner for this, and a corner for that, in feng-shui-speak ……..it’s good to remember to dedicate a space to Chiron, the wounded healer. He’s been quite a teacher to me, and for that I send him Metta.

So, pull out your astrocartography map and find Chiron’s line and where it’s pointing.

Chiron is in constant companionship with Neptune and the North Node these days, moving ever closer to it’s highly anticipated conjunction with Neptune, a major event for sure.  For more information on this visit Dan’s site.….it’s quite informative.  I am planning a series of workshops at home and on the road to take advantage of these wonderful healing vibrations.  Join my email list (look over on the right for the link) or contact me here with a comment.

May all beings heal. May all beings feel love. May peace be with us always. Once you’ve located Chiron’s spot in your space, begin to take out ‘clutter’. (It’s good to have a conversation with a feng shui consultant to determine what is and what is not clutter.).

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ClovertreesCHIROS: Time has usually been considered (‘with the stars’) the realm of the planet Saturn, but in actuality, Saturn only rules one type of time–chronological time. [duration]. Chiros (Kairos) represents time that is outside that realm–time that obeys an entirely different set of laws [if it does, indeed, obey any law al all]. Chiros has even been called, ‘timeless time’. Many people have been able to enter this type of time through deep meditation. Remember that Chiron’s orbit is, for the most part, beyond Saturn, and that will assist you in contemplating a time which is not ruled by the clock or the calendar.

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chiron2.jpg One fascinating way to understand the essence of something (like Chiron) is to look at the etymology of the word. Chiron comes from the root syllable, chiro which relates to the hand. Thus, chiromancy (palmistry), chirography (penmanship/calligraphy), chironomid (one who makes gestures with his hands), and of course the chiropractor who adjusts our nervous system by manipulating our spine. Chiron is the original ‘alternative’ genius.

Here are more keywords that convey the ‘energy’ of Chiron.

Maverick, Quest, Guide, Healing, Key, Doorway, Bridge, Loophole, Qualifier, Teacher, Mentor, Holistic Healer, Ecologist, Mentor, Rainbow Bridge, Shamen.

 

 

 

chironglyphThe glyph used for Chiron is meant to symbolize a key.

 

And here’s some poetry that echo’s Chiron’s theme…………

 

I am not a mechanism, an assembly of various sections.
And it is not because the mechanism is working wrongly , that I am ill.
I am ill because of wounds to the soul,
to the deep emotional self
and the wounds to the soul
take a long,
long time,only time can help and patience,
and a certain difficult repentance,
long difficult repentance,
realizations of life’s mistake,
and the freeing oneself
from the endless repetition of the mistake which mankind at large has chose to sanctify.
D. H. Lawrence

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Namaste,

We’re going to follow the moon even more closely over this weekend’s workshop.  For these few days we’re in close alignment with the balsamic phase of the lunar cycle ….a time for sabbath, rest, contemplation, restoration and revival.  If we use this time accordingly we’ll be ready to maximize the potential of the New Moon on April 11 10:31 pm  in the 22nd degree of Aries.  An auspicious time ………..

On Friday at 10am,  the moon conjuncts Neptune, the ruling planet for Pisces.  This is when we’ll meet for Part 1 of our weekend.  It’s a ripe time for yoga nidra, vision-questing, and healing what ails’s us.  Bliss, nirvana, samadhi are all possible.  The intuitive channels are wide open.  Be wary of past addictions, victimization’s, poisonings, or other out-of-body escapist tendencies for the next 17 hrs,

Then on Saturday the moon enters Aries around 2 am and begins it’s march (yes, that’s how Aries likes to move, running & jumping are ok too) connecting with the other 5 planets (Chiron, Mercury, Sun, Venus, & don’t forget Eris, because she holds a grudge) also moving thru  Aries.  We’ll look at this whole parade thru Aries in 2021 to remove any obstacles that prevent future progress along our road to greater self-awareness. 

Sunday morning we’ll meet again for a closing meditation and share our experiences. At 10:30 pm the New Moon will perfect and the next cycle begins…..

Our workshop time together is in the ‘in-between-time’ of the astrological aspects.   Here is where we can connect and rest in the company of  like-minded others, and continue on our path of self-study.  We’re never finished….   Check in for more information as get closer to April.  Click on the image for a complete description of INQUIRE WITHIN.

 

SCHEDULE

Friday, April 9   10 am am   Opening Session   Creating safe/sacred space.  Setting an intention.  Yoga Nidra will be our primary practice.

Saturday April 10    2-5pm   Clearing the Path….  Yoga Therapy practices will be mostly off the mat, but do be prepared for some stretching, movement, pranayama, mudra, toning, asana, etc. etc.

Sunday April 11  10 am  Letting Go  Meditation, Prayer, Sharing, Completion.

 

Registration includes 2 links for 3 live sessions (6 -hours total)    Fri am will be recorded and the link for the recording is included in the fee for those who register early.  The 2nd link (Saturday, 2-5 pm) will be sent to you early Saturday morning.

Early Registration – $75 minimum  Deadline April 3   ($100 after that)   Registration closes April 8 6pm.  No one will be admitted who hasn’t registered by then.

TO REGISTER on Zoom for April 9 & April 11 at 10am EDT  Click here      After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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