The Black, Dark, New Moon in LIBRA brings us deeply magical energes to make magic with for transformation and growth. Black or Dark Moons occur when there are two New Moons in one calendar month. They occur quite regularly, usually every couple of years. Not so RARE as all the silly web grabbing gobbledygook headlines purport.
In fact, it is only a BLACK moon if you live in specific time zones like PDT or EDT. The New Moon occurs October 1st @ 12:11 am GMT making this just an ordinary New Moon for a great deal of the world.
EAST of Greenwich there is a DARK MOON where I live in EDT so for us folks in these times zones lets look at what this particular New Moon offers.
The Black or DARK Moon is ruled by the Dark Feminine Goddesses, like LILITH, HEKATE, KALI and ERIS. This is a time to examine, talk about and learn from our deepest darkest secrets and shadows in our intimate relationships.
The SUN, Moon, and JUPITER are in a triple conjunction, making this a very positive time for connecting with new people, expanding the love quotient in an existing relationship and being extremely social. This is all well and good.
PLUTO is squaring the SUN and MOON
The essential self and our emotions are what still need to be transformed and ensouled.
SUN + MOON are inconjunct to NEPTUNE and the SOUTH NODE
“Those who cannot remember their pasts are bound to repeat the same mistakes. ” This is a very apt lesson and warning for everything going on right now, in all aspects of our lives. Think about your patterns, where you have failed, didn’t listen to your intuition, failed to see the consequences. That is what to use this New Moon energy for.
NEPTUNE is oil and the NO DAP Indigenous protests gathered the largest number of different tribes together recently to attempt to block a pipeline going through their ancestral burial grounds and to stop possible future spillage and environmental degradation. Those lands were just sold out from under the indigenous peoples and ruthlessly the companies responsible are suing 40 people who are “obstructing” their raping of the land. This makes me feel so heartsick. We were all so positive, there was national coverage of this, the government agreed to stop a section of this. Only to now have indigenous peoples hauled out of their protest area by army trucks just like in Tiananmen square. We do not need to use oil anymore. There are alternatives to provide clean, cheap, safe resources for energy. The oiligarchy must be stopped.
Planet MARS is in early Capricorn squaring the threesome.
There is a conservative reticence to express emotions by men under this aspect. It stifles feelings, because Mars in Capricorn is all business and hard facts.
Planet VENUS is in Sexy SCORPIO in a threesome with the darkest Goddess of all LILITH and JUNO the Feminine form of Genius.
This is an entirely other kettle of fish, the metaphor is intended.
VENUS is exactly trining Neptune in PISCES
The likelihood of getting seduced or seducing someone using Lilith’s seductive ways and Juno in SCORPIO’s X-Ray vision to detect secrets along with her amazing genius is very high. Be careful of not getting drugged at a party or drinking too much or falling for the delusion of the perfect soul mate at this NEW MOON. NEPTUNE Is conjunct to the SOUTH NODE so there
NEPTUNE is conjunct to the SOUTH NODE in PISCES
There is past life issues, psychic attacks, karma and debts to be settled now.
Even though Saturn and NEPTUNE are separating from their square, the blow back, and aftershocks must be dealt with now as Saturn is also Squaring the North and South Nodes.
Retribution, restitution, maturity, hard work, patience, reality, aging, consequences are all important issues now. MAKE IT REAL is all you have to remember.
MERCURY is inconjunct to URANUS and ERIS in ARIES
Mercury in VIRGO also helps us to think about the earth,our environment and how modern technology is still destroying it. These energies can produce nasty surprising shocks. ERIS is the outsider, the troublemaker, the shit disturber, one who is not afraid to confront the system. Donald Trump is in some ways that person personified in his weird conservative way.
HEKATE is the Goddess of the crossroads. She is a magical Goddess, governing storms, night, dreams, ghosts, spirits, wild animals, witchcraft, sorcery, poisonous plants, and recycling. Offering are made to her at triple crossroads during a Dark moon. Hekate can see into all the worlds at once, she is a guardian of the Twilight, between the spirit and physical world. She is known as the MOTHER OF ANGELS, Saviour and COSMIC WORLD SOUL. Hekate also rescued PERSEPHONE from the Underworld. PLUTO’s realm. Garlic is offered to her. She also rules over a number of other plants often poisonous, medicinal and/or psychoactive plants. ACONITE, wolfsbane, or monkshood, is also a homeopathic remedy, belladonna- used to raise a fever, a hallucinogenic, dittany and mandrake, also hallucinogenic and used by Wiccans and druids in ancient cultures.
HEKATE is ASTEROID #100
At 3 degrees GEMINI, she is squaring the Karmic Nodal axis and opposing SATURN in SAGITTARIUS forming a MUTABLE GRAND CROSS
Note the number 3 symbol.
KAALI, ASTEROID # 4227
Asteroid KAALI is the Black Goddess of Death and REBIRTH @ 21degrees LIBRA
KALI is the great DARK Blue/Black Goddess who destroys the ego. She is fearsomely destructive but for a good reason. Her position at 21+ degrees LIBRA is opposite URANUS and ERIS another neglected Goddess.They are also in a Cardinal T-square to PLUTO.
This energy is like an atomic bomb ready to ignite. The ignored Divine Feminine’s dark side is about to go ballistic. These dark Goddesses act to protect the sacred feminine, the earth Herself, women, animals, and all Feminine values and qualities of love, nurturing, nourishment,protecting, and life itself.
RITUAL to the DARK GODDESSES
We need to call upon and Honor these dark Goddesses so that we may act as their go-betweens.
I would set up a triune altar. Think about three roads or options. Offer garlic cloves and teas or herbs from those
For HEKATE, offer garlic cloves, teas or herbs from those mentionsed as sacred to her.
For KALI, offer knives, red hibiscus flowers, a yoni symbol, and a lingam, a phallic symbol, and red wine.
For LILITH, offer red wine, sexual fluids or saliva, and most especially menstrual blood if you are bleeding on the New Moon. Use red flowers roses, or red carnations. All black or red gemstones, onyx, mahogany obsidian, hematite, apache tears, dark smokey quartz, jet, black tourmaline, obsidian, red jasper, carnelian, bloodstone, ruby, dark blue or black sapphire, star diopside.
These three Goddesses respond to all black or red gemstones, onyx, mahogany obsidian, hematite, apache tears, dark smokey quartz, jet, black tourmaline, obsidian, red jasper, carnelian, bloodstone, ruby, dark blue or black sapphire, star diopside.
Smudge before beginning your dark moon ritual. Call in the four directions and elements clockwise direction from east to south, west, and north. Sit within your circle, light three candles, red, black,and dark blue or dark purple. Put your offerings onto the altar. Offer them to the Goddesses. Call their names out loud; Hekate, Kali, LILITH and ERIS come to me in this circle at the DARK MOON.
Ask them to help you bring balance into your life, your loves and into the world. Ask how you can be an agent of change for the better, for peace, harmony. and love. Ask how you can find it in yourself first.
Sit as long as you need. When you feel complete. Close the circle, thank and release the 4 elements, spirits, Goddesses and directions into their directions with gratitude, Drink the wine and ponder further. Write notes, draw or record what you felt. Ask the Goddess to keep working with you in your dreams for three days.
Try it, these are powerful Goddesses, if you ask for change, be prepared to act. This is the time of new beginning and balance. We all need to be part of the balancing act.
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