Lupercalia/ Nirvana Day

So this is the origin of Valentine’s Day a pagan wild sexual, fertility festival involving animal sacrifice, coupling with strangers, nakedness, flagellation with goat thongs and wolf gods. February 15 Lupercalia https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwi-1oygqr3gAhUG74MKHfU-BKIQzPwBegQIARAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.history.com%2Ftopics%2Fancient-rome%2Flupercalia&psig=AOvVaw1DzqqDwt9JLr6do2D2-_TU&ust=1550306057561008. I had always been told that February 15?is Nirvana day not the band but the day the Buddha became enlightened under the bodhi tree.

How was your Valentine’s Day? I imagine the energy was quite frenetic as we are still in the wake of good old Mars Uranus conjunction.

Gemini moon trines Sun sextiles Uranus and squares Chiron in Pisces yeah there’s some hurting.

Moon enters emotional nurturing cancer its home sign in the A.M.

Moon sextiles Mars in Taurus. This means chicken soup, comfort foods, massages, long hot nurturing baths.

Moon trines Mercury in Pisces

A dreamy conversation, a sweet spiritual intuitive feeling, good energy to dream on.. Ask your guardian angel to message you in your dreams. Energy is in EST and GMT on the 16th.

Blessings,

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Chinese New Year water snake/ Slytherin Western Astrology

Feb/ 10 New Moon at 21 degrees Aquarius is the Chinese New Year of the WATER SNAKE

Those born in the year of the snake have qualities of refinement, intuitiveness, gracefulness. They are exciting, dark, calm, stay centered. They are cunning and possessive. In snake years these qualities are strong, very much Scorpio like.

It will be an initiation the House of  SLYTHERIN from the Harry Potter Novel, Slytherin values are ambition, cunning, leadership and resourcefulness.

The Snake is an ancient Matriarchal symbol, not phallic.  The snake year is a time for shedding the old skin which you are outgrowing, which you know instinctively is too small for you.  Snake is a major symbol of transformation,as in the famous OROBOROUS SNAKE biting its tail, symbol of eternity, eternal life, which to me relates to Scorpio.

snake year slytherin Tara GreeneMinoan Snake Goddess from Crete

The 12 year cycle in the Ancient Chinese system is sidereal and based on the cycle of JUPITER which pass through a sign in about a year.

The SNAKE is equivalent to earth sign TAURUS, snakes are totally in contact with the earth.

Jupiter is in Sidereal Taurus now but due to precession, the planet will enter Tropical Cancer at the end of June,Gemini in Sidereal later in the year.

The Chinese calendar is Lunar and the date of Chinese New year changes every year, but it always starts on a New MOON.

The 12 animals of the Zodiac blend with the 5 elements blend, repeating every 60 years

Snake years- are characterized by dramatic elements

The last Snake year was the METAL SNAKE in 2001 the year of 911 and the famous Kubrick movie,

1989 was an Earth Snake, 1977 was the FIRE SNAKE, 1965 was the Wood snake,

1953 was the last WATER SNAKE year,

1941 was a METAL SNAKE

1929- the stock market crash was the EARTH SNAKE

1917 was a FIRE SNAKE ,1905 was a WOOD SNAKE

I am certainly not a Chinese astrology expert.

Snakes are worshipped world-wide. IN INDIA, Goddess Vinata was the mother of snakes, a water and underworld symbol. The Nagas- Demi-Gods and their beautiful wives, NAGINIS were depicted as half cobra/half deity.  The Hindu God Vishnu is often depicted sleeping on the serpent of Eternity.

Vishnu and Kalki Stuart Wilde Tara Greene psychicVishnu and KALKI with cobra snakes

I am thinking about the snake year in a more symbolic, metaphoric, feeling tone.

The snake symbolizes healing. The Caduceus, symbol of Medicine, has twin- {GEMINI}  snakes which is the ancient and modern sign  for Doctors.

Cadeusus Rx symbolHermes with Caduceus

Caduceus is also the name of an amazing Northern Arizona winery owned by Rock Star frontman Maynard James Keenan

winery Arizona Tara Greene psychic

Caduceus winery is amazing, we picked some up in Jerome Arizona and Page Springs near Sedona.

SNAKE MEDICINE in Native American tradition is about transmutation. Getting bitten by a poisonous snake is how one gets snake medicine powers. It is the power of creation, sexuality, psychic energy, alchemy, reproduction and ascension.

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So let yourself die and be reborn.

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Libra New Moon,Arcturus High vibe Meditation Astrology

Libra New Moon Oct 15 12:03 pm GMT 5:03 am PDT 8:03 pm EDT

at 22 degrees + LIBRA this is a New Moon conjunct Fixed Star ARCTURUS at 24 degrees 15 mins. LIBRA.

Retrograde JUPITER is Trining Sun/Moon from 16 degrees GEMINI

SATURN is leaning close to the Sun and Moon at 1 degree SCORPIO

putting a heavy emotional intensity to this New MOON, and SATURN TRINES NEPTUNE and CHIRON allowing new dreams of love, soul mates,healing, compassion and forgiveness in order to manifest  balanced relationships.

MERCURY at 14 degrees SCORPIO is Quincunx to Jupiter making it difficult to BALANCE -this is the mandate of the LIBRA New Moon- heavy obsessive shadows feeling/thoughts with the Retro rumba of  Jupiter in GEMINI’s Unbearable Lightness of being.

VENUS, ruler of this Libra Moon is sitting squarely at 14 degrees VIRGO, the strongest Middle degree taking notes and looking shyly prim and proper. On her Libra inclined TO DO list

-follow that dietary regime

-clean up that mess in the house to better facilitate guests

-don’t be a slave to your job,

-balance the budget

MARS is TRINE URANUS!

An easy explosion, adding incredible courage, energy, determination,rising up for the TRUTH, freedom, revolution, independence. YEE HA!

Mars @ 5 of  SAGITTARIUS

always loves to have a laugh, speaks: hoof in mouth

Mars in Sagittarius Tara Greene

Happy Transits to you!

and is cheek to cheek with JUNO Goddess of Female Wisdom at 7 degrees SAGITTARIUS showing us that we all need to BALANCE our Masculine and Feminine sides. This is a HUGE TOPIC as 2012- the future is all about the BALANCE of the SEXES.

Women need to own their power in a particularly JUNO way.Men need to integrate their Feminine Anima side.

The Mars Juno dance team is square dancing with the charming fleet-footed NEPTUNE and CHIRON in PISCES. Yah it’ll hurt, you’ll feel vulnerable, self conscious, but there is DIVINE HEALING WISDOM and compassion available if you let go of your EGO.

NOTE* If you are born in 1961 or 1962 you are feeling your CHIRON RETURN, just like President Barak Obama. I send you my sympathies and my wishes for the best healing of your own emotional and spiritual wounds.

URANUS and PLUTO are still Square to each other.

Here is what the planet of the collective Unconscious and the planet of revolution and freedom do when they apply pressure to each other.

OCT 15 is a day of World Protest as people take to the streets  for real democracy.

http://15october.net/

All New Moons are times of new intentions.

Take time today to meditate with the beautiful 4th brightest Star ARCTURUS.

When you wish upon a STAR!

Arcturus was mentioned by EDGAR CAYCE the famous sleeping prophet more than 30 times. He called in “the highest civilization in our galaxy.”

and “the way, the door out of this system.”

These are very interesting aphorisms.

I had a very clear LUCID DREAM almost 20 years ago. In it, my shamanic teacher, Oriah Mountain Dreamer {writer of The Invitation} was in it. She was covered with a blanket of stars that looked like the night sky. Then the scene shifted to the real night sky and a man’s voice narrated the words.”Everything that is happening now is because of the BOOTES Constellation.”

I woke up wondering bout the BOOTES Constellation? and found out that ARCTURUS is a golden-yellow star on the left knee of Bootes.

Arcturus was once the name of the Constellation itself,  it means Driver of the Bear ARCTOS, hence the name the Arctic. Bootes the herdsman prods the Big and Little Bears/Dippers.  The Egyptians called the star SMAT, one who rules. Sounds like street talk for smart.

Arcturus is a STAR protector of the Great Mother Bear, who is protecting her cubs. Symbolizing Divine Help and HOPE for all Women, Mothers and children, and we are each of us, a child of a mother, and all children of MOTHER EARTH.

BEAR MEDICINE

I had recently spoken to a client of mine, and she is going through a very difficult divorce settlement and her teenage daughter is suffering through it. I had sent her to the Grail Springs Spa for a rest and while there she had picked the Bear from the ANIMAL MEDICINE cards by Jamie Samms.

I told her the Bear is the fiercest female proctor of her young. Her card was  totally aligned with what she needed in her life.

This Arcturian NEW MOON, sounds Arthurian doesn’t it?

Like King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, who protected and honoured women. They sought the Holy Grail, the mysterious, mystical cup.  Men need to take back chivalry and honor women for being Feminine, for being stronger, natural protectors.

It is all connected, Spirit always uses puns and similes.

We have a prime symbol of HOPE,

a Divine message of PROTECTION for the MOTHERS and the children

the importance to BALANCE the masculine and FEMININE

MEDITATION for ARCTURUS NEW MOON  -Copyright Tara Greene

Use an OPAL, a LIBRA stone to meditate with

opal Libra Astrology Tara Greene

the Fire in the opal is a great meditative tool

Create a sacred space, a sacred circle around yourself.

Light some incense and put on meditative, relaxing music quietly in the background. Turn off your cel phone, computer etc. so that you may not be disturbed while doing your ceremony.

Put a real opal if you have a bright fire opal in your left hand or imagine one like this. Ask the opal’s permission to work with you first. This is a very important step,  minerals are alive, they have a consciousness.

Take some deep breaths, close your eyes and begin to relax. Allow yourself to watch your breath and let go, muscle by muscle from your feet to the top of your head.

Breathe in the OPAL, breathe it right into your 3rd eye…

Visualize the opal at your 3rd eye and then see it become liquid and transparent and flow through your skull ,which is not actually solid

and sit in the middle of your brain, your mind.

It will activate your pineal gland. Keep breathing slowly and deeply,

and allow the OPAL to project its images onto the inside of your skull like a planetarium. Then gradually your skull will disappear, and the entire universe will come into your view. You can feel it, sense it, touch it.

You can hear the music of the spheres,the galaxies, the stars singing. Allow yourself to be totally relaxed and open.  Just sit back and let the images fly. You will experience a very powerful non-drug induced, natural high from this meditation. It will open you up like an ayahuasca journey.You may see a purple violet light permeating your vision.

Take as much time as you like in this heightened state of awareness.

You will be feeling pretty trippy. There will be angels and messengers from Higher realms visiting you. Trust what you see. IT is all real. It is  realer than what you think is real, or have been told is real.

This is what my guides have been showing me and telling me for the last week or so. I have chanelled some pretty positive messages {and some very bloody scary scenes coming too}.

So come out of your meditation like molasses. Thank the beings who watched over you and who spoke to you. Be wary and careful of accepting gifts in these visions, as this will only inflate your ego.

Take notes of what occurred. Sit with it, don’t talk about it. Close the circle.

I feel how powerful this is right now as I am typing it. I don’t know what I am going to write before I sit down to do this type of article. I am buzzing and visions are everywhere..

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May 1 May Day Beltane fire sex fertility earthy pagan celebration Astrology from Tara Greene

May Day is the ancient pagan Beltane fire celebration of the Maypole Dance  the phallic dance of  fertility. Beltane fires are lit atop hilltops.

Revelers intertwine ribbons and dance around the MayPole. Traditionally masked young men and women would meet as strangers in the night, to mate,on the earth, in the bonfire shadows, to surrender to the natural desires of Spring,budding life and new passion running in their veins. Children conceived at Beltane were considered sacred and special and born around St. Brigid’s day, also a Fiery Goddess.

May 1 fire fertility rites

 We are moving with the round of the year, May 1st marks the cross-quarter, half- way point between Spring and Summer Solstice now. The days are lengthening in the Northern hemisphere. Conversely, pagans are celebrating Halloween or Samhain down under, the Witches New year. It is the Day of the Dead in the southern Hemisphere and the fire festival of renewed life in the northern half.

Go with the flow, the natural flow or CHI  of earth energy. Celebrate the renewed life force. You don’t have to be pagan to commune with the masculine life force rising.

The waxing Earthy Virgo Moon conjuncts Mars -@ 1:27 am PDT/ 4:27 am EDT to lend a perfect  mirror.

There are more Grand Trines between Virgo Moon and Mars, Pluto in Capricorn and Sun in Taurus.

It’s an excellent time to conceive tonight, literally with the cosmic golden Triangles blessings, if not a physical child then any creative means of self-expression. Explore more soulful { PLuto}  avenues of work and service {VIRGO} , and simply allow your body sense and feelings [ TAURUS}  to walk your silent minded talk. Celebrate being in the BODY! MAke  love, dance with passion around the bonfire!

I see May Day as the first day to a 5 day ceremonial uprising and celebration.

With the upcoming 5 5 5 , also Cinco de Mayo, Wesak, and an incredibly powerful once a year extra sexy Scorpio FULL MOON coming up

use MAY DAY as a synchronic potent fiery spirit initiation to ritually totally transform your life, in balancing  completing and fullfilling YOU with the precious 5th element in your life.

So start May day  DAY 1 – with honouring the FIRE element. It’s prefect! Fire= EAST, RED, passion, MARS, Phallic, beginnings

ALWAYS smudge,your self first to cleanse and purify your self before you do any ceremony or sacred ritual using sacred cedar, sweet grass, sage or incense.

Always cast a sacred circle, delineating sacred space from profane space. You can sprinkle it with blessed water, or simply intend it,

Use candles which match the elements: In the  Native American tradition:

Yellow for FIRE, Red for WATER,  BLACK for EARTH, White for AIR, Blue or RED  for spirit.

Different traditions associate different elements to different directions depending on where they live geographically. May seem confusing but it makes sense. If you live on the west coast Water,the ocean is in the west, etc. Puru uses a different system and animal emblems.

Beginning in the south with the coiled serpent {Kundalini energy} Innocence,the past,

moving to the west the Jaguar, death and rebirth,earth

to the north,air beautiful sweet nectar drinkinghummingbird,

and finally to the East, fire, the Sun and the Condor soaring with spirit.

The 5th element is all our relations, all the peoples, teachers, creatures and the Star nations,

Once in youre sacred space always move clock-wise,

May Day, 1= FIRE,  May 2- WATER, May 3 -EARTH, May 4 – AIR,  May 5 = SPIRIT/SOUL

Use whatever associations you like to the 4 elements, whatever has personal resonance with you, use it.

to learn more about the elements go to my website: http://taratarotweb.tripod.com/id21.html

I’ll post helpers for each days ceremony.

 

Practical {Taurus}  Go with the energetic flow.

Blessings TARA

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SCORPIO MOON weekend, sex,power,death,rebirth. Astrology and ritual Tara Greene

MOON enters SCORPIO APRIL 7 –9  EASTER and PASSOVER

Perfect alignment with DEATH, REBIRTH, TRANSFORMATION, RESURRECTION of these days Entry @ 8:18 am PDT/

Scorpio moon Tara Greene astrology rebirth

moon in scorpio easter soul

Scorpio the 8th sign symbolizes the immortal SOUL. Scorpio the 2nd water sign is concerned with all the Biggies, major life issues like sex, power, control, the shadow, death, rebirth, so it is totally a fitting emotional alignment for EASTER.

Easter or EOSTRE {  female ovulation} is an ancient PAGAN fertility festival. The egg and rabbits are fertility itself. These symbols have been added to Christs’ ancient Archetypal tale of death and rebirth.  Ancient religions had the Goddess‘ son or consort, mate with her, and then be ritually tortured and sacrificed in order to resurrect the earth’s new crops, the Goddess’s fertility.

During the Passover ritual one eats bitter herbs, to commemorate how bitter life has been for the Jews who were slaves for 300 years.  There is ritual dipping of   fingers into blessed wine and dropping a drop for each plague that God sent on Pharaoh and the Egyptians. One eats hard-boiled eggs as fertility symbols, eats sweet crushed apples and honey with bitter radish to remember that life is the sweet and the bitter. This is a wise way to remember, by ritually making the memories physical, eating the memories digests them.

Allow yourself to be with the lunar tides, on the birth death resurrection themed super moon. Feel the full Moons’ lingering influence as soulful emotions ooze into the ethers.

Whatever cross you have had to bare, has you nailed to, hung up on…Where have you felt you were the sacrificial victim of YOUR OWN making, first? The someone else involved is only a projection, real but a reflection, like the moon, a  mirror of yourself.

By being real, open, coming from DEEP within your soul, this depth allows understanding, compassion and tears, as the golden tickets you need to learn from. You can then, with consciousness and responsibility,  acceptance and surrender, easily let go of those old rusty nails that you wept on while nailed down. Love those hard boiled eggs.

Where is SCORPIO in your Astrology chart? The house and planets in that sign,are where you can do the most laundry now.

SCORPIO BIRTH AND DEATH RITUAL TRANSFORMATION

Allow death to work for you, surrender and compost that which no longer serves your new emerging self and bring rebirth into a new life.

Nothing new can fully enter your life unless you dump the old sewage, baggage, habits, etc first. Only you can really do that.

As in Passover, gather symbols of things that remind you, it can be food, photographs, music, whatever triggers those feelings around power, powerlessness, control, letting go, sex, money, abuses, shadows, revenge, hatred, obsession, competition, all Scorpio themes.

Allow the old karmic traps, soul cages and wounds to be understood, acknowledged and surrendered at this time. Allow yourself to pass over, to pass them on, to be over it.

Time and consciousness are expanding very quickly now. By simply creating a big pile of all the old memories, like crunched up old newspapers, loving them understanding then turning them into bubbles, allow them to float away on a soft spring breeze. Like magic, Presto! You are healed, you are lighter,  free.

In some ways it can be as simple as that. Scorpio is about control of your feelings, your power. Allow the new to call your name, a name you may not recognize yet.

NOTE: I am currently presenting workshops in soulfully re-naming yourself. To schedule a reading. I will help guide you to your real name, your truth, who you stand for.  taragreene@sacredartscentre.com

Copyright Tara Greene 2012-infinity

Libra Full Moon, Easter, Passover,pagan Eostre Balancing act Astrology, Tara Greene insights

The 1st Super Moon of 2012  is April 6 A LIBRA FULL MOON @ 12:19 pm PDT/3:19 pm EDT/ 7:19 pm GMT  

I send Happy Easter Passover and Eostre greetings to all my friends clients and all who find my articles.

It’s GOOD FRIDAY and the 1st night of PASSOVER  just as in the original story of Jesus, so it is told, of Jesus, being condemned to die on the cross and  resurrected over the next 3 days. 3 is an ancient symbol of the number of days each month for the Moon to rebirth herself.  A very symbolic time for two major religions in the western world.

For the Jewish people Passover is one of the most important rituals and celebrations in their history. The Passover retells the story of the Jews enslavement in Egypt for 300 years, how Moses received the 10 Commandments and  freed the Jews from Pharaoh and their subsequent wandering in the desert for 40 years. The Passover has been celebrated for over 3,500 years. Themes of suffering, freedom, sacrifice, resurrection abound.

What does this mean for us now in 2012?   The effects of a Full moon lasts for the 2 week cycle till the New MOON so use this article as a reference as to how it affects your natal chart/planets.

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Sun is at 17 degrees ARIES with Moon opposite in LIBRA. Full MOON’s  mark completions. Full MOONs are  fertile. A super moon shows the moon very large as it is closer to the earth, we get 5 of these a year. The closer proximity makes the Moon  more magical, romantic and potent. 

LIBRA Full moon is a balancing act, it is  karma. ROMANCE is in the AIR.

 IT’S COMPLICATED …

and complex relationship’s energies to balance.  MARS ruler of Aries governs the Sun at this time, is still RETROGRADE at 4 degrees Virgo  and moving very s-l-o-w-l-y till  April 13  where he turns direct. MARS ruler of Men, libido than means SEX, action, defenses, war has been RETRO boogy -ing since Jan. 23 at 23 degrees of VIRGO. It will take till JUNE 20 for MARS to get back up to form and make some real forward motion.

This is the slow period. MOON in Air sign Libra is ruled by VENUS now at 2 degrees of Gemini. Moon= moods, feelings and shows a  doubly airy, fickle, doesn’t know what it feels, confused feelings.

We were experiencing those lovely GRAND TRINES a week or so ago. Now the energy has shifted dramatically.

MARS opposite NEPTUNE at 2 degrees of PISCES and CHIRON the Wounded Healer at 7 degrees. Neptune and Chiron have been like twins since 2011 in very close proximity to each other. NEPTUNE is the HIGHER OCTAVE, or spiritual love, AGAPE the Greeks called it, of Venus.

Soul-mate stuff. CHIRON is the wounded healer, we are most vulnerable where Chiron is. In PISCES this is our open spiritual wounds. PISCES is the 12th house,  past life,  unconscious, self-undoing wounds. It is the in denial wounds, the scapegoat wounds, the workaholic, addictions to sex, drugs, health, working out, money, power,drop out wounds, it is the martyr, Like JESUS, in the TAROT, the Hanged Man.

But these wounds are part and parcel of our human journey, our in CARN{E} ation. As JESUS was both human and divine,when he asked God on the cross why hast thou forsaken me? Jesus was speaking from the human vulnerable separation point of view for a moment. We can all identify with that. When we know our true PISCES divinity, that we are all sons and daughters of God. We are sparks of Gods, holograms of all of creation then we have the LIBRA balance. It is ours to balance out the Human and the Divine within ourselves. 

The opposition of Mars retrograde in Virgo to  Neptune and Chiron has been rubbing our all too human imperfections raw of late. My clients have been expressing this and I’ve certainly been feeling that! Frazzled, tired, not good enough, too nit picky, working too hard, what’s the point? … Those three are also in square to the NORTH NODE at 6 degrees of SAGITTARIUS and to VENUS.

The NORTH Node symbolizes the highest spiritual goal. It is sitting exactly on my Sun right now. The North Node in Sagittarius is about honesty, truth, inspiration, optimism, teaching, adventure, the far-seeing goal. Sagittarius is the Galactic Center. The BLACK HOLE at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy is the Spiritual gateway of all souls and held in high esteem by many Indigenous ancient cultures not only the Maya.

This MUTABLE GRAND CROSS involves Mars, VENUS, Neptunian spiritual Higher love, Chirotic wounding, and the choice to re-balance  our relationships. What will YOU choose?

Jupiter ruler of the North Node and ancient ruler of Pisces is at 14 degreees of Taurus very BULLISH, strong stubborn and grounded at the middle degree.  Retrograde Saturn is opposite the Sun close to the Moon, we are very much at a pivotal point in humanity’s karma.

We choose to create our reality at every moment.  CHOOSE from the heart. This extended Martian retrograde period has the where the action is planet staying in VIRGO  from Nov 10 2011- July 3 2012. That’s almost 8 months in the hard work earth sign of analysis,perfecting.Remember the earth, Virgo is the Virgin, the Harvest, we all come from the earth, we are all Her children. Keep life simple, grounded, humble, on budget. 

PLUTO begins his annual five month retrograde on April 10. We will then deepen our journey like Persephone in the land of Hades, the Underworld, the soul land of resurrection, as Easter symbolizes.

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St. Patrick’s Day,the Luck ‘O the Irish,the pagans by Tara Greene Astrology

by Tara Greene Astrology Psychic  & More Copyright 2011- eternity & beyond.

St. Patrick, Catholic Irish Saint,is known for driving the snakes out of Ireland. That story  is actually a cultural re-visioning. St. Patrick, identified with the shamrock, was no Saint and not lucky at all for the pagans who worshipped the Goddess. Ireland since time out of mind was a pagan, Wiccan, Druid, Nature, Goddess worshipping land. These people were demonized and ripped off by St. Paddy. 

St. Paddy is NOT Irish. Born in Scotland  to Roman parents around 387 AD.  Taken prisoner at 14, he was sent to Ireland as a slave. He studied the language and learned the customs of the people, original Nature loving, pantheistic earth worshippers. 

As the story goes, Patrick prayed to God. He had a dream he was to leave Ireland but the Irish people were calling him back. He studied to be a priest. He became a Bishop and was sent back to Ireland to teach the Gospel. He arrived at Slane on March 25, 433. Patrick converted many thousands of people including Irish Kings who were moved {or threatened} upon hearing Patrick’s message. He himself had many disciples who were all later canonized. He preached for over 40 years, apparently worked many miracles, and wrote of his love for God in his confessions. He lived in poverty, travelled and endured much suffering and died March 17, 461 AD. at Saul, where he had built his first church. It’s 1,550 years since he died. 

THE SHAMROCK

Patrick used the shamrock, as the symbol of the holy Trinity. The SHAMrock or clover {note the sham pun in shamrock, puns are always give a ways} is originally an ancient PAGAN SYMBOL of the GODDESS, the original Holy TRINITY, the TRIPLE GODDESS, whose phases we see as the Moon waxing and waning.  

The Triple Goddess, like the Roman God Janus, who was also an overlay of the original Goddess worshipping religions, represents the past present and future. Christianity like Hinduism, Judaism, Islam always incorporated former religions but then skews the original meaning, usually inferring the opposite.

Sheilaugh Na Gig Irish Pagan symbol in Church

Catholic pagan symbol Sheila Na Gig

St. Patrick was famous for driving the snakes out of Ireland, meaning he drove the pagans out/converted them. The snake is a euphemism; the snakes symbolize the Goddess, rebirth, sexuality, eternity, and wisdom. Snakes were always her honoured symbol. In the re-writing of the Goddess history, the propaganda popularly known as the Bible, tells how in Genesis, the snake was turned into evil and Eve made to be seen as wicked, the original sinner, forever dooming women to hardship in birth, and never able to repent.

 

Cretan Snake goddess

Cretan Snake goddess worhsipped for thousands of years

It is the worst most wicked, horrible, most ridiculous LIE,  filled with self-hatred, hatred of life, divorced from nature. It  was of course built on the foundations of Judaism and the old testament which was the historical very violent story of the crushing of the Goddess religion, the defamation of the Feminine.

Everything the Goddess stood for, love of Nature, the Feminine relating principles, honouring life, children, sexuality etc. was made bad, indecent, devil worship by the Catholic Church and the Bible.

Christians thank him the conversion of the ancient Irish pagans. But in the name of Christ who tolerated all peoples, honoured women and preached love of thy neighbour, pagans especially women,who were labelled witches and -worshippers,were tortured to convert, and had their properties and rank stolen from them.

 To some Pagans, wiccans, druids, Goddess worshippers St. Patrick is a despised person who drove the Irish people from their original faith.  Some Wiccans may actually enjoy the celebration because of its “hidden” Pagan meaning, and smile when they see devout Christians wearing the shamrock, the Goddess’symbol proudly.

As in the Mists of Avalon, the re-telling of the Arthurian and Grail legends from the original Pagan Goddess worshipping aspect, the Goddess in any name is still Her energy. Goddess worship is earth honouring, egalitarian, matriarchal. 

Just as the white people carry a collective karmic debt and shame for destroying Indigenous peoples earth worshipping religion and cultures. In Canada,there is now a token giving back, as in the Queen Charlotte Island being renamed in their indigenous tongue and land treaties give native people back the lands and bones or historical relics taken in colonialized plunder, as in Egypt and China that were stolen from them. 

Perhaps we should rethink St. Patrick when we’re out in the pub drinking green beer, wearing shamrocks, and singing When Irish Eyes Are Smilin’ and Oh Danny Boy and at least toast THE GODDESS. Because as She says: “All acts of love and beauty are my worship.” 

And speaking of Ireland. The name Tara, popularly connected to the Hills of Tara, and the Kings of Tara is originally a Goddess name. Tara, whose ancient worship continues today,She is still worshipped daily in India and Tibet.  Green Tara whose name is originally SITARA, means the Stars. Therefore she is just like the Egyptian Goddess of the sky, where all life originated, the goddess Nut, or Nuit, aka the Milky Way Galaxy. Hey we don’t call it a Guyaxy. 

Sitara, her name means the Galaxy, all that is, She is the original creatress, Mother Nature. The Sitar is her heavenly music, the music of the cosmos. Her worship is so ancient and widespread it ran from India all the way to Ireland.

In English Tara =Terra in Latin meaning The EARTH. Eartha or Artha in Sanskrit means the Earth. All the names have an etymological root from Sanskrit considered to be a holy language. So in India and Tibet the mantra, the prayers for Tara invoke her vibration, as chanting OHM is considered to be the original word of God. Tara actually has 21 different manifestations, colours and dances representing her powers.  Green Tara is Mother Nature. 

Chanting her mantra or saying these words brings protection.

Om Tara Tu Tara Tura Swoha. The Tura is pronounced Tooray.

For Japan and all the desecration of Her Planet please chant these words to divine Goddess tara.

Blessings

Nuclear meltdown in Japan,women have the anti-dote, SuperMoon by Tara Greene

March 12-14th 2011 With the 2nd or 3rd Nuclear power plant at the Fukushima plants in meltdown and dangerous types of nuclear fuel used this is  a very dangerous situation and is being covered up in the media. see

http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100823a7.html

I meant to write feminine and masculine and my Freudian unconscious slip went  faminine and mesculine as in the famine of the Feminine created by the mess of the masculine. How apropos.

The latest powerful earthquakes and  tsunami’s in Japan is the earth crying out for women to pay attention to her and act in right relationship.  If we are really humanKIND we must act kind, we must be kind, we must reKINDle ourselves in harmony with the heartflame of Grandmother Earth.

We are all Her children. We are but little specs, like ants upon her bosom, see how fragile we truly are when Mother Nature shakes us about, she is showing us who is boss she’s giving us humans a time out for acting badly to her. 

MOTHER EARTH, the Divine Feminine is full of unconditional love for all of us but we, MEN  have raped and abused her for thousands of years now and her womb,the oceans are polluted and the air, her breath and the earth, her body had been so ravaged by greed and masculine dominator models for over 5,000 years. None of her earth should be mined, blasted, no oil pumped out, no radioactive materials used.

Any mistreatment of women and children who are created in her DIVINE IMAGE, Feminine like Her Self is an affront to The Goddess= Our Mother. To further strengthen our commitment to the 100th anniversary of International Womens’ day we need to honour the earth with our bodies and our blood more than ever. Desperate times call for ACTION and commitment.

Women- written by Canadian Singer Nancy Ward  from her album

To the Planters of Trees produced by Jack Lenz. 1989{ ?}

Women, we are strong like the trees,

we can bend in the wind,

we can bend in the wind without breaking

Women, we are patient as mountains,

we endure like the rivers,

 we are waters on the storm,

 we are peacemakers.

Women, Mother Earth is our baby,

 she is sick and in trouble,

 Mother Earth is our baby,

 our own, Mother  Earth is our baby, our own.

People, we must call on our powers,

from the earth sky and waters,

 we must heal Mother EArth with

our Beauty, our Beauty 

 we must heal, Mother Earth, with our Souls.

Holy Grail, Sacred Blood heals the earth

In ancient times Women’s menstrual blood was considered Holy, the Sacred Blood of Life. The Holy Grail is the womb itself the Sang Real is royal blood. Menstrual blood was the first blood used to fertilize crops, the beginning of agriculture. The red carpet which we know to today used by Hollywood stars denoting power, wealth, beauty was originally a special carpet that women  bled upon which gave it its power. 

Women your monthly period is your sacred menstrual blood of Life and will help to heal the earth. As in homeopathic cures, like cures like and in magick intention is everything. We must give back what She has honoured us with, the Gift of Life and to give back .

You know this in the deepest part of your wombs in your unconscious in your cells. All you have to do is get past the programming and remember what your body tells you. Ask your womb if it is holy? Is your monthly bleeding time sacred? Is your monthly flow not the root of and intended to bring forth the miracle of life? How could it be any other way? We need to move out of unconsciousness into empowerment and enlightenment, this is it. Your body hold the magick. You need to free yourself til you can laugh at how ridiculous it is to believe that your sacred body and its natural flow could be anything but sacred and holy.

If you are a woman who still bleeds, save your blessed menstrual blood in a non-toxic pad or cup and pour some onto the earth or in a body of water with a prayer of powerful intention to heal mother earth NOW. This will greatly benefit the earth and all her relations.

Especially at this very powerful u[coming Super Moon on March 19 when the full Moon will be closest to the Earth in 20 years, if you are bleeding then use that time especially. Anytime and always is the best time. Give back to Mother earth that which She has given you. This is ancient pagan wiccan ceremonial magick. It is very powerful menstrual blood,  that is why there was all the taboos about women bleeding. 

I made a vow at a women’s ceremony in 1992 to teach women and young girls about the sacred power of their menstrual blood. I  offer to coach to educate, to lead ceremonies and rituals.

See other women doing the same:

Herbalist, Wise Woman, best-selling author Susun Weed

Susun initiated me as a Green Witch in 1987 at her beautiful magical gardens and goat farm in Woodstock New York. http://www.susunweed.com/

Another lady passionate about spreading the Good word about our monthly wise blood. http://moonwisdom.blogspot.com/2008/02/menstrual-blood-art.html

Valentine’s Day Gaga-dance, sing,LUV Tara Greene Astrology of Feb 14

First of all Happy Valentine’s Day gift from me to you.

Watch this stunning combo of some of my all time fave stuff.

I love dancing- Eleanor Powell, she was beautiful and one of the best tap dancers around.

One of my favourite songs by fave writer Leonard CohenDance me to the end of love

Madeleine Peiroux a Billie Holiday sound- alike who i didn’t know of till now!

So whats the cosmic weather really like for V day 2011?

the heavens above on Valentine's Day 2011

Heaven on valentine's day 2011

The MOON governs the overall reigning feelings emotions memories and instincts of any day.

This V day in additon to all the romantic hype will be replete with high emotions moods and very sentimental with the Moon in Cancer. Be sure to go to a homey comfort food place for dinner or cook yourself at home. Cancer Moon likes traditional, and the way to a Cancer moon’s valentine’s heart is through the stomach. Apple pie of course just like Mom made it.

Cancer mOon opposite Pluto in Capricorn at 6 degrees, wow this changes it up. Pluto demoted or no is POWER, SEX, SECRETS, kinky,atomic, underworldly,totally nihilistic indulgences,the death and resurrection show! so Mom vs. all the things she forbade you to do in tantalizing opposition. First we’ll play house nice and then we’ll mess it up under the rug…  whatever your fancy desires! 

VENUS planet ruling LOVE, ROMANCE, women is at 12 degrees of capricorn also still opposite the MOON and conjunct Pluto. so sexy intense, passionate, jealous, steamy, lots of Victoria’s secret lingerie, dark raw chocolate till spread all over, oodles of roses till they almost sell out  the entire planet. Venus in Capricorn though is all business, so buy your favourite femme fatale something practical, tweedy even, for work, she can double deal in the daily grind,not just the bump and.

Venus Squares Jupiter in Aries so things will move along very quickl, dive right in, dont be shy.

Pluto forms a tense T-square with  Retrograde Saturn in Libra and that Cancerian quickly moving Moon. Tense, intense, take her out to a Moroccan  Egyptian or Middle eastern restaraunt. a bit of humour..again crying and or at least reminiscing over past lovers may come up during the evening inspite of your best efforts.

MARS? what about the planet ruling the male gender and  libidos in general? Mars is cozied up to and sandwiched conjunct the Sun in Aquarius along with Mercury at 17 degrees and Neptune at 28 degrees of Aquarius, still wide but connected to Chiron the wounded healer at Zero degrees of Pisces.

Mars in breezy Aquarius is easy going humanitarian, love the one your with, he’ll buy you a save the polar bears, whales, indiginous peoples, raw milk or planetary  something for Valentine’s day. That’s a good thing too!  A bit detached, quick moving, freedom loving, inventive- new positions? tech-y gifts? how romantic you say. He’ll let you think it was your idea.

Mars conjunct Neptune-divinely romantic, full of poetry, art, fine wine, soul mates sparkly eyeballing are the vibes. Be carefull not to drink to excess with Mars and Neptune connected it could be too easy. Judgement will be cloudy, remember that he/she may seem like your soul survivor today and the total opposite tomorrow but hey.. youve got nothing else to loose. Chiron here indicates fragile hearts beneath that cool Aquarian, texty, smooch, hipster of the mo exterior, so dont be surprised when the mask falls with the underwear..

And remember by Wedenesday the Moon will swagger into Leo and the entire emotional picture will have changed.

Live everyday as if it were Valentine’s day…

I am here to help guide you with the Romance Astrology star crossed lovers department if it does work out and I hope it does. -have agood one.

 Feb 15 is called Nirvana Day by the way.