VIRGO Full Moon Feb 22, Full Moon of Accountability, Service, Cleansing Intentions and Meditation
by Agent 129 TARA GREENE of COSMIC INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
a condensed version of this article appeared on the CIA site
Virgo Full Moon on a Master Number day and 3 degrees 33 minutes @ 6:19 pm GMT
Full Moon of VIRGO, the 6th mutable sign of the Virgin Earth Goddess signifies a time to account for many things. A time to analyze what we have harvested on all levels; practical, mental, emotional and spiritual. We are completing emotional lessons in being of service, our work and in honoring our bodies. This is a time to take inventory and critically analyze what nourishes us literally and in our local environment and communities.
Virgo lunar energy brings a very grounded mood which is great to clean up your act with. Use this entire two week period to tidy up everything. Virgo is the sign of workaholics, accountants, intellectuals, perfectionists and meticulousness. Virgo, ruled by planet Mercury collates, organizes and digests information in a very literal sense. Virgo is also the sign of health, diets, herbal remedies, organic foods and natural medicine. This is an optimum time to access your health and see what improvements you can make.
Virgo’s tend to worry and get very nitpicky about life’s apparent imperfections. At this Full Moon learning to trust and have faith is also important. There is a very dreamy, spiritual, creative PISCES energy at work with Neptune conjunct the Sun which can expand many a third eyes on this potent day. We can connect beyond our mental ego’s incessant worries and go directly to spirit for the answers and just simply learning to trust our gut instincts more.
Dreams and the reality are the two poles which we need to balance out at this Full Moon and for most of 2016. Do pay close attention to your dreams on the Full Moon Night. You can incubate some dream queries which can be answered as the Moon diminishes.
Mercury, the planetary ruler of Virgo is in Aquarius conjunct Asteroid Athena Goddess of wisdom, intuition and strategy. We can easily detach to analyze our situation from a higher perspective, with a larger grander vision.
Virgo likes to break things down:
You are what you eat. This is a very prominent theme. We need to educate ourselves on how foods are grown. If you eat meat how that is animal treated? How is the land nurtured and harvested. Questions to ask:
Is this Food, Genetically modified? All foods can be genetically modified and despite the propaganda are very dangerous to human and animals health. The body cannot assimilate genetically altered materials. If foods are not certified organic then they are most likely GMO and fertilized with dangerous pesticides such as the heavily carcinogenic Roundup. Find out if there are additives and hormones in your food. Anything processed is not real food and not fit to be eaten. Most Fast foods and anything microwaved cannot sustain health on any level. Read up on Superfoods, detoxing, The 100 mile diet, food combining, raw foods and supplements to improve your health. Natural herbal remedies, Ayurveda, Chinese, Tibetan and traditional, wise woman herbals are all ancient proven methods.
WORK and SERVICE
As the traditionally sign of Servants. The question is: What do I serve? This is a very important question. Keep asking it until you get a clear answer.
Are you happy with your job? The Buddhists talk about Right livelihood, your job should be something which brings good into the world. If you work for an Advertising Agency writing ads for pharmaceuticals drugs which, you will find are dangerous like Paxil, etc. you need to ask yourself if you should be selling or promoting that.
Are you a slave to your job? Why? You can make choices and boundaries about what you are willing to do.
This is a good time to think about how your job can be a dream job with Neptune opposite the Moon. What did you always dream of doing? How can your work serve and nourish the environment and your community?
Virgo’s are usually clean freaks. What needs to be cleaned up in your environment and in your life? What emotional baggage needs to be jettisoned? This is an excellent moon for detoxing, depending on where in the world you live. In Southern Hemisphere and warmer climates you can safely detox. In the Northern Hemispheres where it is still winter you can do simple nourishing tonics for now. Virgo governs the liver, spleen, small and large intestines and respiratory system. Bitter tonics and specific herbs help stimulate these organs. Colonics and the like would also be recommended as well as fasting. The body will heal itself if given a chance to rest. Full Moons are great times for cleansing with water. See Meditation instructions below.
THE SIGN Of VIRGO is the symbol of THE HERMIT in the TAROT which is also the symbol of 2016, which reduces to the number 9.The Hermit is the symbol of perfection and completion. Learning to listen to one’s own inner wisdom. Connecting the mind and body as one.
VIRGO ASSOCIATIONS TO BRING INTO YOUR MEDITATION RITUAL
ELEMENT: EARTH, crystals
COLORS: blue, YELLOW, grey, tan, navy and lilac
GODS AND GODDESSES: Ceres, Attis, Adonis,
ANIMAL: mice, insects, cats and bees
METALS: quicksilver, copper
Sound: Musical Note C#
Tree Mythology: chestnut, elder
MINERALS/Gemstones: Blue sapphire, Zircon, agate, peridot, sardonyx
INCENCSE: Frankincense, sandalwood, patchouli, honeysuckle
HERBS: rosemary, mint, caraway, fennel, clary sage, skullcap, valerian
FLOWERS: snowdrop, lily, narcissus, aster, chrysanthemum, ivy, ferns,
Foods: millet, corn, wheat, barley, oats, rye, rice, potatoes, carrots, turnips, plantain, nuts, blackberries, fennel
ESSENTIAL OILS: Sandalwood, patchouli, lavender, vetiver, juniper, bergamot, honeysuckle
HERBS and TEAS: rosemary, peppermint, lemon, bergamot, caraway, dill
Set up a sacred meditation space, alter or mesa.
You can pre-record these instructions with pauses to listen to as you do the meditation.
MUSIC: I recommend Carlos Nakai Native flute music Canyon Trilogy https://youtu.be/BrluNutLNpc
4 candles, a journal, earth or crystals, create a medicine wheel of 4 stones or 8 as you wish.
Begin by smudging yourself. Light your candles. One for each direction. I always work EAST to SOUTH to WEST TO NORTH. Always move clockwise. Call in the four elements and the four direction into your sacred circle.
Call in the four Archangels, Michael, Gabriel, Ariel, Raphael in the same order.
Center yourself by breathing, sit or lie down, close your eyes.
Sit upright, begin to breathe, slowly, naturally and deeply. Let all your thoughts dissipate as you breathe in and out. Pay attention to your breath moving in through your nostrils filling up your lungs and then being released as your lungs empty, breathing out through your mouth. Pause after you exhale for a few seconds then slowly breathe in for the count of four and be aware of the air entering your lungs and filling them. The deeper you breathe, the more oxygen enters your body which expands your conscious awareness as your entire body relaxes.
Breathe into your root chakra and send the energy down through your spine down to Mother Earth’s center. Feel the rooted grounded crystalline earth all around you. Take your time. When you reach the earth’s core spend a few minutes there and thank the Earth Mother. Then when you feel ready bring your back up through the rocks and stones up into your 1st root Base chakra. Know that you and the earth are one.
Send your breath from your root chakra up through your chakras in order up to your 3rd eye with the intention of opening it. Make sure to stay grounded as you do this. After you feel the 3rd eye buzzing send your intention and breath throughout your head waking up your pineal gland and sending the breath up to your crown chakra and out to the Full Moon. The mental and earthy aspects of Virgo need to be balanced at this time. Sit in meditation and receive from the Moon the questions that you have ben pondering on service, health,
CLEANSING MOON BATH
You may also take a ritual cleansing bath after your meditation to get in touch with the watery aspect of the Moon and Pisces sun. You will need Epsom salts or Himalayan salts. Put a few drops of sandalwood or lavender oil into the bath water. Bring candles and incense into the bath. The entire bath is meant as a cleanse so stay focused as you enter. Dunk yourself in the waters with the intention of cleansing all old emotional, mental physical or spiritual energies. Do this immersion four times. You may meditate on your life and your path of service. Bring that fresh cleansed renewed energy into your life.
Write down any thoughts and goals that you will incorporate into your life. You will have the discipline to follow through.
Happy Full Moon
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