6 steps to Mental focus

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Buddhist mindfulness Astrology Tara Greene

Buddhist meditating
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       “If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts,         happiness  follows them like a never-                    departing shadow.”  -The Buddha.

                                                                    

 

 

MERCURY and MARS conjunct Sept 16 @ 12:01 pm PDT/ 3:01 pm EDT/ 8:01 pm GMT @ 7+ degrees VIRGO.

MERCURY is in its home sign and extra diligent focussed perfectionist and realistic. MARS is power strength energy competition desire- the warrior. This is a powerful aspect for focusing the mind like a martial arts warrior does. They seem to be capable of accomplishing near impossible feats. Use the combined energies of the personal planets to focus your mind on very specific issues in detail. 

According to an article in Psychology Today 

“The more focused we are, the more successful we can be at whatever we do. And, conversely, the more distracted, the less well we do. This applies across the board: sports, school, career. Focus is the hidden ingredient in excellence.”  writes Dan Goleman Ph.D. in The Brain and Emotional Intelligence.

VIRGO related issues that can be enhanced with this aspect:

Health-especially digestion; career; self-worth; being of service in the world; writing; self-criticism; discipline; cleansing; the environment; responsibility; clarity of mind; accountability. 

The way to work with this perfecting detailed energy if to focus your mind. The Buddhists have been practicing mindfulness for thousands of years. The steps seem simple but do take discipline and practice. It would be helpful to be out in nature if you can. Even in your backyard or in a  park sitting on the ground or leaning with your back against a tree if you live in a big city.  You may want to wear earplugs to drown out distracting noises.

Here are 6 steps for the 6th sign to help you.

  1. Take your cell phone off your body. It should be 12 feet away from you ideally as it puts out harmful EMF waves.  
  2. Begin to focus on your breath. Breathe naturally from your belly or diaphragm. You can place your hands on your belly to feel its outward expansion. As you breathe in slowly count to four. Hold for 1 count then contract your stomach muscles lightly and release your breath slowly through your mouth to the count of four. Don’t force anything.  Just concentrate on the natural flow of your breath. 

3. Repeat. If your mind wanders off in thought just notice that your mind has wandered off without judgment and bring it back to your breath. Let any trains of thought go by releasing them. You may want to visualize the letting go in a mental picture. Then bring your focus back to your breath. Keep your mind quiet just being aware of your breath. If your mind wanders off again over and over. That’s Ok it takes practice to quiet the mind. 

4. Notice the rise and fall of your chest as your lungs expand. As you continue this practice you will start to feel clearer and calmer from the increased oxygen in your blood. Try doing this for just one minute. It’s difficult because we have so much information going through our heads and around us all the time.  Keep doing this practice for at least 10 minutes. 

5. Choose a subject that you’d like to focus on. See this issue in clarity as you would like it to be. Visualize it in as much detail as possible. If it’s your health visualize your body in glowing health. See all the cells alive with energy. It’s best to focus on your bodies feelings of how it would feel to be healthy or successful or helping the world by cleaning up the environment or by being at peace or whatever your topic us.

6. If you ‘ve been meditating for awhile you can also ask to see what it is you are needing to perfect or to be of service to or what your body mind and spirit need right now. Take your time. Write down or record how you felt how your mind wandered off and what you saw. 

Use this to start a regular meditation/ mindfulness practice. You can also keep a log or journal of your progress. 

Use this aspect well. I will be meditating too. 

The other side of this aspect is extreme nitpickiness; criticism; worry; digestion upsets and issues; the body feedback will be loud and clear; wars of words and big debates. 

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Nirvana Day, Libra moon, cardinal crosses

I hope you had a wonderful Valentine’s day. 

FEB 15 is known as NIRVANA DAY. Not the grunge band with Kurt Cobain, it is sacred to Buddhists and Hindu‘s.

Nirvana, Buddha, Tara Greene

The Buddha reaching Nirvana or enlightenment

What is NIRVANA? In Buddhism, it is a transcendent state where there is no suffering, or desires, and no ego or sense of self. Once reaching that state of awareness, one is released from the effects of karma and the cycle of death and rebirth. It represents the final goal of Buddhism.

In Indian religions, nirvana is synonymous with moksha. In Vedic culture, moksha conveys a notion of immortality, and also of a timeless, “unborn”, or “the still point of the turning world of time”.  It also means a timeless structure, the whole underlying “the spokes of the invariable but incessant wheel of time”.  The hope for life after death started with notions of going to the worlds of the Fathers or Ancestors and/or the world of the Gods or Heaven and liberation.  All Indian religions assert Nirvana to be a state of perfect quietude, freedom, highest happiness and along with it, the liberation from samsara, the repeating cycle of birth, life and death.

Buddhism is not a belief system, it is a practice that enables us to stop struggling and to be liberated.

Nirvana is no place

The various schools of Buddhism understand nirvana in different ways, but they generally agree that nirvana is not a place. It is more a state of existence. The Buddha said that anything we might say or imagine about nirvana will be wrong, because it is utterly different from our ordinary existence. Nirvana is beyond space, time, and definition, and so language is by definition inadequate to discuss it. It can only be experienced. Samsara or illusion is a process of creating places, even whole worlds, (and then wandering through them, the Buddhists call this, birth. Nirvana is the end of this process of mind forms.

There are two types of Nirvana.  One type describes a living enlightened being, or arahant. The arahant is still conscious of pleasure and pain, but he or she is no longer bound to them. The second type is final,complete Nibbana or Nirvana that is “entered” at death. The Buddha taught that this state is neither existence because that which can be said to exist is limited to time and space-nor non-existence. This seeming paradox is because ordinary language attempts to describe a state of being that is indescribable. 

Mahayana Buddhism and Nirvana

One of the distinguishing characteristics of Mahayana Buddhism is the bodhisattva vow. This is something I have taken many times. Mahayana Buddhists are dedicated to the ultimate enlightenment of all beings, and thus choose to remain in the world in assistance to others rather than move on to individual enlightenment. 

On the apparent real levels;

The LIBRA MOON of fairness and balance, and hopefully some peace lines us up with those CARDINAL CROSSESS again. Which we feel and know yet they are also an illusion but a symbol and guidmap. 

The Moon is conjunct PLUTO at 2:58 am EST, opposes Uranus and conjuncts JUPITER all before noon in PST and EST. That’s the feel-good transit. Don’t get too overly optimistic though.

Moon inconjuncts CHIRON in PISCES

you may be feeling really tired, or your tummy upset, or just feel the weight of the world in our emotional body. There is lots of turmoil going on. Try to see it and transcend it. 

Moon sextiles SATURN in SAGITTARIUS

so tell it like it is brothers and sisters. I will be.

AIR TRINE time with Moon trining the  Sun in AQUARIUS  at 27 degrees

If you are a GEMINI with SUN at 27 degrees, which means born on June 18th like Beatle Paul McCartney, and my son Elijah born June 19th, conjunct the POLE STAR this is a good day for you.  We will all be feeling lighter, more detached and able to access that rarified higher consciousness. 

Moon goes Void of Course @ 5:54 pm PST/ 8:54 pm EST/

Moon enters Deep dark 50 shades of SCORPIO @ 10:41 pm PST

Feb 16 @ 1:41 am EST/ 6:41 am GMT. 

It’s heavy-duty, obsessive, power, control, shadow issues until Saturday afternoon

Tune into NIRVANA.  Focus on yourself as empty, timeless, without thought or consciousness. Connect with all the enlightened beings, the Buddha, Jesus, or Green Tara, or Kwan Yin Bodhisattvas of compassion. 

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The PATH to NIRVANA by Alan Watts 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howl Alan Ginsberg Beat Poet birthday

Everything is holy! everybody’s holy! everywhere is
holy! everyday is in eternity! Everyman’s an angel!

Angels Tara Greene

BEAT POET ALAN GINSBERG inspired whole generations from the beats to the counter-culture of the 60’s.  One of the first out gay men in America

buddy of Jack Kerouac of On The Road Fame.

HOWL his most famous poem was the subject of an obscenity trial in 1957 which the judge Judge Clayton W. Horn ruled that “Howl” was not obscene, adding, “Would there be any freedom of press or speech if one must reduce his vocabulary to vapid innocuous euphemisms?” exactly Ginsberg’s point. 

June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997

Thanks for championing poetry freedom and intelligence in America and in the world. I saw you read a live I am quitting smoking routine in New York years ago. It was wonderful to be in your esteemed presence. 

Have you read Allan Ginsberg? Do you like poetry? 

Watch the film its great.

Allan Ginsberg and Neil Cassady 

Subterranean Homesick Blues Bob Dylan {Allan Ginsberg}  

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the Goddesses

I give thanks to all the mothers and grandmothers and great grandmothers and all the mothers throughout time who gave birth to all the children of the earth. We are all children of the Great Mother. I give thanks to my mother Fay Yetta Cantor who birthed me and to my grandmother, her mother, Dina Geitel Sandpearl. My mom loved me unconditionally. She passed on September 18, 2009 on a Holy day. 

This is a day to honor the Divine Feminine, and all the Goddesses. Every religion has a Mother Goddess somewhere in the world. Isis, Astarte, Inanna, Nuit,  Pachamamma,  Mother MARY, The Black Madonna, Demeter, Ceres, Anu, Freya, Shekinah, Durga, Shakti, Sheela Na Gig, Gayatri, Spider Woman, Kunapipi, She has thousands of names. 

Mother day, The Virgin as Queen of Heaven by Hans Baldung Grien

The Virgin as Queen of Heaven by Jans Baldung Grien 1515-1528 

Each and every mother is a living Mother Goddess. She is the natural and primordial mother of all creation. We are all born of mothers, first and foremost she is the ground of our being. We in fact are our mothers and grandmothers, physically, we were eggs in our mothers’ fallopian tubes when she was born from her mother. We actually carry all the memories of our grandmothers and mothers all of their experience is written in our own cells. 

The earth is our collective Mother as well. On this day Bless the earth, Make offerings to her. Give her water, feed her, lay on her. thank her for so generously feeding her children and all the creatures on earth. 

On an Astrological level the Moon symbolizing the Divine Feminine is in airy Aquarius. In the Tarot trump of the STAR. The Goddess/Great Mother as Nut the Sky or the Universe itself. 

Venus made an akward INconjunct with Saturn earlier this morning,

We are needing to integrate the great Mother ans the power of the divine Feminine back into the world’s cultures. 

Moon opposes Jupiter in Leo  later today

so treat your Mom like a Queen, treat all women like Queen’s. 

I am attending a very special Priestess/Goddess ceremony today. 

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Mother of all things Lisa Thiel  

Dakini Song- Lisa Thiel 

Scorpio Dark Matter Full Moon Strip

A shorter version of this article was published on the Cosmic Intelligence agency site, I am Agent 129

Cosmic Intelligence Agency

Tara Greene Agent 129

 Seems like many moons  ago since last Full Moon which was the Total Lunar Libra Eclipse Blood Moon on April 4th doesn’t it? 

The Moon pulls the tides and our emotions and deepest unconscious primal feelings. All full moons intensify this. A SCORPIO FULL MOON = INTENSE Dark Full Moon.

This Annual Scorpio Full Moon is at 13+ degrees , @ 8:42 pm PDT/ 11:42 pm EDT/ May 4, 3:42 am GMT

Scorpio Full Moons activate  instinctive, sexual and hormonal, energies. Scorpio, the 8th sign governs the sex organs, power, obsession,  control, money, death, rebirth, recycling, depth psychology, secrets, mysteries, resources, gifts from the dead, metaphysics and tantric union.

Scorpio is ruled by Mars ,where it is debilitated by being in Taurus’s sign now. Scorpio is co-ruled by Pluto in Capricorn, newly Retrograde @ 15+ degrees Cardinal earth sign where it is more powerful.

The Moon at 13 degrees Scorpio is caught between the Fixed Stars Acrux and the Southern Scales. Caught between the Cross of Matter and the Scales of Justice seems like a totally apt description of where we are at right now. 

Jupiter in LEO is tightly squaring the Sun and Moon with Juno, Goddess of Feminine genius at his side. Imagine a big Hollywood Producer with  a beautiful babe who is super intelligent like Hedy Lammar the German born  star who with musical composer George Antheil, invented a device during World War II that became the basis for Wi-Fi, GPS and certain cordless and wireless phones. Power beauty and brains is the axis of this Full Moon. Remember that.

Venus is at 25+ degrees Gemini, symbolizing our values about the duality of our natures, is in close opposition to the Galactic Center and conjunct to the NORTH STAR, POLARIS- the highest directions.

Chiron at 20 degrees Pisces is square to Venus in Gemini and they are symbolizing and reflecting the current plethora of dialogue about Bruce Jenner’s sex change  and the wounds of those who have had to submerge, hide and been outcast for being sexually different.  All of that energy is also being magnified at this Full Moon. 

SCORPIO is all about the bass, depths, rebirth and transformation.

SCORPIO rules the darkest black hole, the grave, fear, intense emotions, orgasm, the darkest secret caves, the shadows of the psyche.

Scorpio is also symbolized by the great anaconda snake spirit guardian who eats the participant in an ayahuasca sacred plant medicine ceremony.  Scorpio is an all-consuming, all-powerful, snake shedding soul initiation. 

This Full Moon also celebrates one of the most important festivals in the Buddhist calendar, Wesak, celebrating the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death.  We want to assimilate the transformation of the Buddha’s life as our own. Meditating on death, rot and decay is real and a metaphor of our own vulnerability and the fragility of life, and on the rot and decay on the world at large. This is a major part of Buddhist practice. Scorpio recycles refuse, garbage and decay into new energy.

Scorpio is also like the Great Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist  Vajrayogini, who, like Kali, wears a necklace of skulls and carries a shell of blood, and a knife,she is depicted as a naked 16 years old girl blazing sexual energy and obsessed with becoming enlightened. Vajrayogini clears all past karma, all Scorpio-like obsessions with suicide, depression, pain, self-loathing, darkness. You can call upon her to help you.

SCORPIO is associated with the Tarot Trump of DEATH #13 in the TAROT 

Scorpio Full Moon Tarot Astrology Tara Greene

In the Minor Cards the 6 of cups is the minor card associated with 13+ degrees of Scorpio.

In the COURT CARDS The Knight of Cups covers the 14th degree of Scorpio.

if you have a traditional Tarot deck then pull out these cards to act as Guides and Mascots for this meditation.

Colors: green-blue and red for Mars.

The MOON’s color is silver. Use silver candle stick holder or put dimes or quarters on the alter and wear silver jewelry.

Scorpio rules the sex organs, bladder and urinary tract,kidneys, pelvis, perineum, prostrate, uterus, sperm. 

Sound ; G SHARP 

Celtic TREE Mythology: Scorpio is associated with the willow tree. The Willow forms the wicker or wicca man who is sacrificed on the fire on Beltane May 1st.

SET UP YOUR SCORPIO FULL MOON MEDITATION RITUAL

If you are afraid of snakes and many people are, you will have to work through this exact fear now. Trust in this process, it may work miracles for you in so many ways. This can be very healing for women with menstrual issues. 

Minerals for SCORPIO and Mars

Moldavite, Kunzite, Labradorite, malachite, Moonstones, Ruby, or garnets or red corral for Mars

Set up an alter or sacred meditation space.
I would recommend water in bowls.

Incense:

Frankincense, Galangal and Pine Resin,myrhh, clove oil and violet.

Put on quiet Tibetan Buddhist monks chanting meditation music.

You can pre-record these instructions with pauses to listen to as you do the meditation.

Begin by smudging yourself first.

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. Lying down is very effective to connect with Scorpio energy.  You can do this ritual outdoors.  Best to do this with your eyes closed.

You can choose to work on a specific area that you wish to transform in your life, letting it go and shedding it like a skin in order to grow. 

Meditate and begin to breathe, and sense your pelvic area and sexual organs. Breathe into them, into your  root chakra whose colors is RED.  Keep breathing naturally until you begin to feel the chakra heating up, to tingle and pulsate. If you don’t sense this it’s OK just keep breathing and using your intention. This is your own kundalini snake/sexual energy you are feeling.

Then send your breath down from the root chakra into the earth. Send your breath down past rocks, and crystals, deep down into the very bowels of Mother Earth to the Underworld. It is safe, dark, moist, hot and mysterious and full of power. 

Feel the connection with the Kundalini serpent power of the earth. Ask the serpentine earth energy for help in transforming, understanding and letting go of any issue, aspect or situation in your life which is keeping you from growing. Wait, breathe, stay with whatever comes up;keep your intention clear. You may meet a guide, an animal, or something you have never imagined before. Stay calm in your breathing and allow the sensation, scene or action to play out. Even if nothing appears to be happening, its OK. something is going on which is invisible but still real. Your higher self knows this. Ask for a symbol, word, color or sign to bring back with you. Stay with it. Give thanks to the chthonic ancient power of the underworld for your gift. Then in your own time, bring your attention back up from the core of the earth to your own body and root chakra. 

Breathe and slowly move your breath up from the base chakra up, one at a time, slowly opening and expanding each chakra with your breath from the root to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, until you get to the top the crown chakra.  Breathe  out of top of the crown chakra. Feel your central chakra channel expand and stay centered. At each breath feel the transformational power of the snake within your breath transforming you from  your core.  Stretch your body.  Move your body like a snake. If you do yoga you can move into Cobra position.

Now see, sense and feel yourself shedding your skin, watch it peeling off  you like a sunburn naturally and easily as you breathe. Slip out of your old skin of limiting beliefs and feel a brand new skin revealed. This is your rebirth. You have shed the old you.

From this newly transformed place think about and ask how you can use your newly vitalized reborn self wisely.  Feel the freedom, the aliveness, the new you. Slither and dance a celebratory snake dance. The impulse may be to go out and connect with others but its best to stay within this new skin and let it settle on you.

Record whatever thoughts and feelings on your phone or on paper. 

Listen to your instinctual snake wisdom,it is as ancient as the earth itself. 

Blessings,

TARA

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SLIP SLIDING AWAY_ Paul SIMON 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Quan yin day, blessings of compassion

Prelude. The post- Total Lunar eclipse energy had me feeling  down, with so much dark energy coming up. Yet I was also feeling my angel and spirit guides presence too. I felt like I was living with both feelings at the same time in parallel universes. A friend of mine,who does very high level spiritual work called me yesterday saying she was feeling overwhelmed and down and crying. I said I was feeling it too. I told her that it is very Libran to feel that polarity, the whole point is to feel it all and to hold the tension of the opposites. That is what Carl Jung said the great work is.  We need to make both feelings transparent not try to pretend it is all light.

The Moon is also in Scorpio which also brings up deep deep emotions. So it feels totally synchronous that…

 April 7 Billions of people are celebrating the birthday of  the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion Quan Yin/ Kwan Yin today. She is the Divine Mother Goddess and the most worshipped Goddess in the world who we need to call upon to end suffering . She is a Goddess of Love and Light. 

Quan Yin Buddhism Tara Greene

All Buddhists,  love and pray to Quan Yin. Chinese Taoists consider her an Immortal. Her name means “observing the Sounds of the world.” She is worshipped through Eastern Asia under different names. 

She is known as a Bodhisattva.  This is a Buddha, an enlightened being who has given up their own liberation from the wheel of karma and who volunteers to come back into the world to help alleviate the suffering of all sentient beings until everyone is liberated. It’s a very serious vow to make.  As White Tara in Tibetan Buddhism, she was the first Buddha to take a Female form. 

She is also shown as a male aspect inTibet.”Avalokiteshvara” which means “the lord who looks upon the world with compassion”.

In China she is shown as a beautiful woman in white, often shown riding a dragon, or a dolphin.  She holds a willow branch, which was used to heal people’s illness and to bring fulfillment of their wishes. This can indicate dowsing with willow and a magic wand? Witches used willow.  She also holds a vase with water and a lotus flower.  Water is the dew of compassion and it has the qualities of purification. She is also revered by vegetarians. 

Sometimes shown with eleven heads and thousands of eyes on the palms of each hand, a symbol of seeing all the suffering of sentient beings and having thousands of arms to help them.

There is a sacred place to worship Kuan Yin, Putuo Mountain in China. It is an island near Ningpo in Zhejiang Province. She has made miraculous appearances in this place. 

I have prayed to in her  in her aspect as White Tara and she has come to me in meditations and is a spirit guide for me. She is like Mother Mary, White Bufallo Woman to Native Americans or even as the same emanation as Jesus. She would be considered like the Shekinah in Judaism. 

Anyone can pray to Kwan Yin, She forgives and comforts us as a Mother. She teaches us to forgive ourselves, and to love ourselves. She is said to appear to anyone who calls upon her. 

I didn’t realize that April 7 was considered Kwan Yin’s birthday. My mother,  may she rest in peace was born on this day. I am crying because I really gave her a hard time when I was a kid. When she died it was on a Holy Day and we were told that only very auspicious spiritual people die or are born on these days,and I didn’t know that either until it happened.

If you have guilt around your mother, for not respecting or dishonoring her, or the Feminine in any way shape or form, use this day to shed tears of purification for yourself and to ask for forgiveness through Kwan Yin and to have compassion with yourself.

Her mantra is OHM MANI PADME HUM – which means, Hail to the jewel in the lotus.

Usually a pure crystal mala or prayer beads are used to repeat the Buddhist mantra 108 times to Kwan Yin. You can use a clear quartz crystal and send your prayers into the crystal, Meditate on Kwan Yin. 

Anyone can be like a Bodhistavva, like Kwan Yin. The best thing to do today is to “Be the Goddess you want to see in the world.” Tm. With your kindness and compassion you can bring peace and tranquility into the world.  Listen to Lisa Thiel’s beautiful song about Kwan Yin, which I have listened to  for almost 30 years now. 

Kwan YIN lyrics 1985 by Susan Haist

Kwan Yin, Kwan Yin, Adi Shakti, too, White Buffalo Woman of the West Your Spirit dwells within our realms To teach and inspire us Goddess of grace, goddess of strength Keeper of the creative force Goddess of light, goddess of love I long to be one with you Teach me to be a goddess, too I long to be one with you Teach me to be a goddess, too.

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Thousand Armed Quan Yin dance  

Kwan Yin- Lisa Thiel 

 

 

 

Critical Aquarius New Black and Blue Moon Feb 18

February 18 is a very climactic day of with a very strange New Moon of endings. New Moons are always times of beginnings.

It is the 2nd New Moon in the same sign within a month. A rare phenomena. This is like a Blue Moon, which is two Full Moons in a month in the same sign. This is two Black Moon’s in one month in the sign of Aquarius.

I am calling it a Black and Blue moon. You can quote me on that.

THE SUN and MOON are at the 29th degree 59 minutes of Aquarius, the very last of the last chance saloon degrees.

Any planets at the 29th and “most critical” degrees  indicates the absolute fulfillment, absorption and end of  the sign’s energies. This New Moon is marking the closing of a cycle pertaining to Aquarius/11th sign issues.

Aquarius is a Fixed air sign concerned with WORLD SERVERS. This means detachment, freedom, revolution, individual rights, organizations, independence, new technology, inventions and Higher Consciousness. Legal Gay marriages, is one very obvious Aquarian sign that has become common. Planet Uranus governs Aquarius.

We must finish up and absorb our Aquarian lessons of universal ‘hoods before moving on. The 11th house was always referred to as the house of wishes, hopes and dreams and receiving love. Is this the dawning of the Age of Aquarius? 

Mars is also at another 29 degree, that of watery, emotionally sensitive intuitive Pisces. This is the very, very last degree in the entire zodiac. This is the super KARMIC degree. The Absolute end of the line before an entirely new cycle.

Mars enters its own home sign of ARIES Feb 19 which is also the Chinese New Year.

Spiritually this degree indicates we have learned all the spiritual lessons on the karmic wheel of existence and are finished. 

This degree symbolizes that of the BODHISATVA. A bodhisatva is a Buddhist term for someone who has achieved enlightenment. I envision that the enlightened being is conscious of leaving the planet, the wheel of time and karma. They look back at the earth, and see all the suffering there and they volunteer to give up their freedom to reincarnate on earth to help assist others to be free. This is totally Pisces energy of self sacrifice, compassion, endlessness. Do you feel that you have you learned all your spiritual and karmic lessons yet on any specific level? Are you ready to END the cycle of martial anger, separation and fear? Mars says yes. Mars will passionately push us all into the brave new cycle.

NEW MOON Activates Uranus Pluto Midpoint

The New Moon is also at the exact Mid-point of the ongoing Uranus Pluto square. The 7th exact square occurs March 16/17.. Midpoint activations are very potent because they synthesize the energies of the planets involved into a single release point. It’s a vortex of energy, a point of balance and resolution.

What is being resolved? and How?

The Sabian symbol for the 30th degree of Aquarius show what this is; “Deeply rooted in the past of a very ancient culture, a spiritual brotherhood in which many individual minds are merged into the glowing light of a unanimous consciousness is revealed to one who has emerged successfully from their metamorphosis. ” The interpretation is: the ability for a person with an open mind and a deep feeling of self-transcendance to come in contact with higher forms of existence.”

The symbol for Aquarius in the Tarot is

Trump #17 THE STAR 

New Moon star Tarot astrology Tara Greene

TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE.

The New Moon is at 3: 47 pm PST/6:47 pm EST  then moon is void of course.

We have to move super fast and do your new moon intention setting in that time. Set your alarms. 

Moon and Sun enter Pisces only three minutes later at 3:50 pm PST/ 6:50 pm EST

This is a powerful New Moon highlighting access to Higher states of consciousness, the completion of a cycle of learning and being ready for new initiations at lightning fast speeds.

Set your consciousness to FF. Your intentions are everything. Keep your mental and spiritual vibration high.

On the night of the New Moon do this ritual.

Even if you live in the city you can see some stars in the sky. Start with a breathing meditation breathing slowly naturally and consciously. Get centered. Send your breath and intention down your spine through the soles of your feet and down into the earth’s fiery core. Connect with the dense matter of mother earth. Then bring your intention and breath, through visualizing the earth’s energy coming up into the bottoms of your feet and up your spine,up and out the crown chakra at the top of your head. With your intention send your conscience breath out to a star that is twinkling and calling you. It will take moments to reach that star. When you feel connected to that star, close your eyes and magically become aware of being on the Star, no matter how many light years away. Merge with the light of the star, ask to receive the guidance and the Light consciousness of that star. Thank the star. Look back or sense where the earth is, that beautiful small blue marble in space. So small, so teeming with life, So tiny in the grandness of the cosmos. Let yourself be gently pulled back to earth. Open your eyes and look back up at the star in the sky. You and the Star’s consciousness have merged. Ask to stay open to receive cosmic messages from the star when you wish. The star can also be felt or known as your ancestors souls watching over you.  You can also get a sky map and figure out which star you have connected to and learn the mythology and stories about the constellation.

Ask to be able to contribute to the New earth consciousness. Be ready to trust your mission. We are all in this together. As a group consciousness we can shift the world into an enlightened state together. We have help from above. It is critical that we gather as One and not in the polarity energy that has been so prevalent lately.

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Bodhisattva by Steely Dan 1973 /live 2011 

Crazy love, up Uranus,mirror world Astrology,Tara Greene

“FASTEN your seatbelts it’s going to be a bumpy night” is a famous Bette Davis quote from All About Eve.  

Must do for a few nights and especially for all Sagittarius & Aries,

Oct 16 VENUS in Sagittarius squares Chiron in Pisces the wounded healer

watch out for Sag’s tendency to hoof in mouth disease, klutziness and being a gypsy, slightly unbred.

More importantly VENUS TRINES URANUS in ARIES  -zoot alors!   Trines blend easily 

UP URANUS is the literally astrology symbol of this Sagittarius symbol

a pointed 45 degree arrow PHALLUS  aiming for the Galactic Centre, the cosmic vagina. cosmic intercourse- ALCHEMY

Moon enters ARIES on the 16th  new EMO cycle

Makes a quincunx with Mars in Virgo- sex and realtionships are fugged up!

Aries Moon also Squares PLUTO- another bash to the head, groin, pocketbook.

and then the REVERSE mirror image aspect happens the next day!

Uranus in Aries Pluto in CaPRICORN nAPOLEON bROUSSEAUVESSELS FOR DECEPTION- Painting by Napoleon Brousseau 

Moon  in ARIES CONJUNCTS URANUS- BABY YOU’RE A FIREWORKS!

Emotionally all shiny and new -freedom revolutionary, wild, crazy, erratic, lightning bolt’s, ZAPPED!

Aries Moon then TRINES VENUS in Sagittarius- a fast track ride off into the sunset with a new lover, anything

Many relationship reversals, renewals, break downs, break ups, crazy love, skinny love, wild voodoo child love,

could be the Kiss of Death or the Kiss of Life

Burning down the house, all is up for grabs. This also pertains to the economy.

The U.S. Ascendant is at 12 degrees of Sagittarius. These Trines happens at 10 degrees Sagittarius/Aries.

A wild and CRAZY ride, revoltuion is fomenting. fermenting. We may not see it on the surface. 

Aries Moon does TWERKING QUINCUNX’s to Saturn in Scoprio

 I am not expecting a break through in the shit down yet.

this is the foreplay to the Aries LUNAR Eclipse on Friday.

You need a card!

I pulled ART / TEMPERANCE # 14    Sagittarius 

Leonora Carrington la Maja del Tarotya

La Maya Del Tarot painting  by Leonora Carrington 1965

Not the tradition Tarot Trump # 14 but I feel it suits these times and the astrology perfectly.

ALCHEMY

turning lead- trouble – Karma- Saturn into GOLD- the SUN- LIGHT- the SOL/SOUL.

caterpillar into butterfly  hardness into bliss  the silver lining

birth is not such an easy process

Everyone is getting  hit with this energy. YOU ARE NOT ALONE

It will get earthier and dirtier with more Trines Taurus Moon to MARS and PLUTO -the fella’s will get it on their own way on the weekend.

So just stay cool calm centered, temperance, the middle way.

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WALK ON THE WILD SIDE -Lou Reed 1972 

DESERT ROSE-Sting 

EMF’s energy, intimacy from Tara Greene

It rained all day here today in Bancroft so we couldn’t do an outdoor ceremony. A Tibetan Buddhist Lama came to do a Fire Blessing in the afternoon. It was very beautiful. The Rinpoche showed some simple breathing techniques to rid oneself of suffering, anger and ignorance. Cleansing breathing with mudras- hand positions.

The energy really shifted for me. It was good. A lot of crap was burned in the fire.

ELECTRO MAGNETIC FREQUENCIES

There are experts on electro magnetic fields visiting. Cell phones and computers are disastrous for your health. Mobile phone bases in the home emit huge amounts of radiation. Living in more elevated floors in condo’s maxes your exposure to EMF’s doubly dangerous. Don’t let your kid sleep with a cel phone near their head or a computer on their lap, especially girls- causes infertility and worse. You need to sleep in a room with all electricity turned off.  Autism can be caused or exacerbated by all these EMF’s. You need to shield yourself. Thousands are getting seriously ill or are misdiagnosed because of this type of modern EMF pollution. It’s everywhere now.

I always knew these electronic devices were dangerous. It’s very obvious. My smart/paranoid brain thinks they were created to purposely destroy populations.

Lots of synchonicities, repeating numerology. Dreams. I plan 90%  of my ceremony but always leave something totally open. I saw a vision and was told that the participants  had to work in pairs and mirror each others energy with their palms.

I created a LIBRAN autumn equinox ceremony, I called in the directions, the spirits, the elements, the animals. We did a deep visualization of opening the chakras, connecting to Mother earth and Father sky. we also  worked with balancing the inner Masculine and the Feminine. Participants were to ask for and visualize their own masculine and feminine  energies in each appropriate  hand and bring them together, uniting them. It looks like praying hands when you bring them together.

Then the women worked in pairs, I had them simply stand opposite each other gazing into each others eyes eye contact Tara Greene

keeping their hands outstretched palm to palm but not touching and just letting the energy flow from one to another. The were all amazed as they could feel the energy so palpably. They could feel the heat, the tingling. Many really looked into each other’s eyes and saw the other.

It was a type of intimacy that most people hardly ever experience. And its so simple, so uncomplicated, easy. Anyone can do it. Made me think about how we avoid meeting each other’s eyes and souls, the truth of who each one of us is.

Relationships can be so easy to find, Doesn’t have to be a major lover, You can find intimacy with a friend, your sister, etc. YOU don’t have to feel alone ever. You can find intimacy with God or the Goddess, Yet that is what we crave the most, what we long for, what all the love songs are written about. Meditate on that for awhile,

The Saturn Venus and the North Node conjunct in Scorpio is amplifying our DESIRE for wanting to access the HOW DEEP? levels of soul love.

So its all about energy, The quality of your energy, around you, physically and your personal energy.

Its feeling very wonky. There is sun spot activity. The sun is at zero for EMF’s now and will flip its poles. Some spiritual scientists are feeling this solar pole shift will be different than all the others.

I am feeling good but exhausted, Anyone’s energy that is off center or out of integrity at all is showing it more extremely.

What are you feeling about these energies right now. I feel it is heating up. We are headed towards two eclipses in the next 6 weeks.

Repeat AUM, and hold your thumb and first finger together, A basic mudra. CHant in Sanskrit.

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Feel so close to you right now- Calvin Harris http://youtu.be/dGghkjpNCQ8

Inspirational Card of the Day, the grass is greener

JUNE 1 inspirational Card of the DAY

COURT/Personality CARD

King of Pentacles/Knight of Disks

sacred INDIA Tarot Tara Greenee

THE SACRED INDIA TAROT 

THE KNIGHT of Disks rules the physical world. He is associated with the last decan of LEO-20-29.59 degrees and the first two decans of VIRGO- 1-20 degrees Virgo. Aug 13th- Sept 11th.

The Knight of DISKS is wise, he loves being in the physical world. He is a custodian.

He represents, youth great potential. He is  stable, of service, a perfectionist, nit-picky, with a good memory. Sees practical material solutions and results.

In the Sacred India Tarot it depicts the Buddha who, the moment he gained enlightenment placed his finger on Gaia on Mother Earth to witness and make real his enlightenment. Ground with the earth, the telluric realm has the planet’s cellular memory with in. Rocks especially that is why it is so important to work with crystals.

This card also references the GREEN MAN, the vegetative GOD< very very ancient in India and all Pagan customs. The card depicts this being known as KIRTHIMUKHA  one of the earliest and oldest representations of the DIVINE in NAture in INdia. He is a protector, he is a YAKSHA. Buddha belongs to this clan. HInduism Buddhism and Jainism had to assimilate the Yakshas and the NAGAS the other deities  before they could gain wide acceptance.

This ancient deity like the symbol on the card is also called John Barleycorn, or Khwaja Khidur to the SUFI mystics.

The Pagans call him Pan, he was also known as DIONYSIS , God of the Vine and divine intoxification, who became twisted into the DEVIL by the Christian church.

His spiritual meaning is that of forgiveness opposite sign PISCES. He is benevolent fruitful, intoxicating, rich, wealthy, the MASCULINE aspect of NATURE. Her fertilizing consort.

MEANING 

Center in earth energy. Stay grounded as the tides  of change continue to swell. Get out in nature barefoot, walk on the beach, feel your awesome gift to be alive and be creative. Plant your garden for the future harvest. Summer is soon here. Plan for the Harvest in the Fall.

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JOHN BARLEYCORN – TRAFFIC 1970