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Butterfly Journal: Expansion (Month 8, Entry 2)

In Entry 1 for the eighth month of Butterfly Journal I discussed empathy, compassion, the differences between the two, and how both connect us to in this interconnected web of existence. Since posting that post, I have been both observing and contemplating … Continue reading

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The Twenty-sixth Nakshatra: Uttara Bhadra

The 26th of the 27 Nakshatras is Uttara Bhadra, spanning from 3°20′ to 16°40′ in Pisces/Mina in the Sidereal Zodiac. Uttara, उत्तर, means concluding or higher, i.e. the second part of the two Bhadra Nakshatras, and Bhadra, भद्र, means fortunate, auspicious, pleasant, blessed, and kind. The symbol for this Nakshatra is the … Continue reading

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The Twenty-fifth Nakshatra: Purva Bhadra

The 25th of the 27 Nakshatras is Purva Bhadra, spanning from 20°00′ in Aquarius/Kumbha to 3°20′ in Pisces/Mina in the Sidereal Zodiac. Purva, पूर्व, means early or first as in the first part of the two Bhadra Nakshatras. Bhadra, भद्र, means fortunate, auspicious, pleasant, blessed, and kind. The symbol … Continue reading

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The Twentieth Nakshatra: Purvashadha

The twentieth of the 27 Nakshatras is Purvashadha, spanning from 13°20′ to 26°40′ in Sagittarius/Dhanus in the Sidereal Zodiac. Purva, पूर्व, means early or first as in the first part of the two ashadha Nakshatras, and ashadha, अषाढ, means invincible – in this case in reference to the wisdom … Continue reading

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The Sixteenth Nakshatra: Vishakha

The sixteenth of the 27 Nakshatras is Vishakha, which spans from 20°00′ in Libra/Tula to 3°20′ in Scorpio/Vrishchika in the Sidereal Zodiac. The symbol for Vishakha is the potter’s wheel, which represents the whirlwind changes and illusions of life. Yet life, the clay, is shaped and molded both by the … Continue reading

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The Seventh Nakshatra: Punarvasu

The seventh of the 27 Nakshatras is Punarvasu,                                                                   … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Owl

I tend to rise early in the morning, and with the days getting shorter, that means I’m up taking my Alaskan Malamute pups out for their morning walk while it is still very dark out. This time of year also … Continue reading

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The Rashi of Dhanus (Sign of Sagittarius)

The Sun is about to begin its journey through the sign of Sagittarius,                                   the ninth sign of the zodiac. The symbol of Sagittarius … Continue reading

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The Rashi of Mina (Sign of Pisces)

According to Vedic Astrology, today the sun enters                                                               into … Continue reading

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