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The Twenty-first Nakshatra: Uttarashadha

The 21st of the 27 Nakshatras is Uttarashadha, spanning from 26°40′ in Sagittarius/Dhanus to 10°00′ in Capricorn/Makara in the Sidereal Zodiac. Uttara, उत्तर, means concluding or higher, and ashadha, अषाढ, means invincible. As an extension of Purvashadha, Uttarashadha refers to the knowledge and wisdom of Jupiter/Guru (ruler of Sagittarius) and … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Lion

My last post about Simba (Swahili for “lion”), my wise and patient lion king, has inspired this next Animal Spirits post. Simba was a close soul mate, someone who has walked with me in other lifetimes. The day I had brought … Continue reading

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The Twelfth Nakshatra: Uttara Phalguni

The twelfth of the 27 Nakshatras is Uttara Phalguni, which spans from 26°40′ in Leo/Simha to 10°00′ in Virgo/Kanya in the Sidereal Zodiac. Uttara, उत्तर, means concluding, and Phalguni, फाल्गुनी, is that which gives fruit or fulfills our wishes and desires. This is the second half of a constellation in the … Continue reading

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The Tenth Nakshatra: Magha

The tenth of the 27 Nakshatras is Magha, which spans from 0° 00′ – 13° 20′ in Leo/Simha in the Sidereal Zodiac. Magha, मघ, means power, great, and wealth. Magha at 0° Leo marks the beginning of the second phase of our souls’ journey, the journey into … Continue reading

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The Seventh Nakshatra: Punarvasu

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

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The Third Nakshatra: Krittika

The third of the 27 Nakshatras is Krittika, which spans from 26°40′ Aries to 10° Taurus. Kṛttikā कृत्तिका means white spots and is associated with the sisters of stars, the Pleiades. In Hindu mythology the Krittika were six sisters who raised the … Continue reading

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Springtime Poems

When I was asked by Joe at Iamforchange if I                                                               … Continue reading

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The Rashi of Vrishchika (Sign of Scorpio)

The Sun has now begun its transit through the sign of Scorpio,                                               the eighth sign of the … Continue reading

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The Rashi of Tula (Sign of Libra)

Today the Sun enters into the sign of Libra, the seventh                sign of the zodiac and the mid-point of the journey through the Kalachakra, the wheel of time and of the zodiac. The … Continue reading

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The Rashi of Kanya (Sign of Virgo)

According to the Sidereal Zodiac, the Sun has begun its                         transit through the sign of Virgo, the sixth sign of the zodiac. Kanya is the only sign represented … Continue reading

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