April 23, 2023

Pluto in Aquarius – The Global Spiritual & Psychological Implications

Pluto in Aquarius, the destroyer, has entered the lesser burning ground to prepare the way for The Pouring forth of the Waters of Life. The Aquarian Labor of Hercules: The Cleansing of the Augean stables has begun! Two of the other non-sacred planets—Mars and Pluto—function in connection with the sacral centre (Mars) and the solar plexus (Pluto). This latter planet becomes active in the life of the man who is “becoming alive in the higher sense, his lower nature passes into the smoke and darkness of Pluto, who governs the lesser burning ground, in order that the man may live in truth in the higher land of light. – Esoteric Astrology, pg. 78 I would like to suggest that Pluto is the hose & shovel of Hercules. Over these next 20 years, he will bring about the destruction of many outmoded ideas and limiting concepts in humanities consciousness & psyche: It will destroy limiting concepts in the realm of science which are holding back a truer understanding of the nature of reality. It will destroy outmoded concepts in the realm of Government and clear away some of the more totalitarian and authoritarian elements and personalities. The effects will enable humanity […]
April 9, 2023

Esoteric Astrology – Sacred and Non-Sacred Planets and Veils

Lately I’ve been giving a lot of thought to understanding just what are the Astrological Veils and why certain non-sacred planets veil. We are told that the following planets are non-sacred: Earth, Moon, Mars, Pluto and the Sun, and veil the three sacred planets: Uranus, Neptune and Vulcan. See the full discussion in Esoteric Astrology by Alice Bailey, page 506-510. A few key excerpts are here: The effect of the influences of a sacred planet or a non-sacred one are very different, for one will affect primarily the life in the three worlds whilst a sacred planet will aid in the processes of affecting the fusion of soul and body, of consciousness and form; it will also produce the quickening of the intuition (the spiritual soul) which is the lower aspect of the Monad…. The sacred planets are: Vulcan, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus… The non-sacred planets rule the: 1st, 4th, 5th and 8th houses and these correspond to the four aspects of the “lower man” or human personality and his 4 lower bodies: Physical, Etheric, Astral and Mental bodies plus a 5th which is a fusion called the Personality. In order to properly understand veils, one must have a […]