Posts Tagged "Solar Holidays"


Posted by on Aug 2, 2015 in Astrology, Chinese Astrology, Solar Holidays | 0 comments

August 2nd marks the solar point between Summer Solstice and Autumn Equinox. Western astrology is structured on solar cycles. Asian astrology is structured on lunar cycles. By following both natural systems, the yang solar calendar and the yin lunar calendar, we can flow with the eternal cycles of nature. MAJOR SOLAR HOLIDAYS The Western solar year starts with zero degrees Aries at Spring Equinox. Each of the 12 astrology signs cover 30 degrees. All 12 signs times 30 degrees = the 360 degree circle of the zodiac. The four major calendar points of the solar year are: SPRING EQUINOX (Vernal...

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February 2 Candlemas — Divination with Animals

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Animals, Solar Holidays | 0 comments

HAPPY CANDLEMAS 2013! February 2 is Candlemas, also known as Imbolc or Michaelmas. Today marks the point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox. Candlemas is an auspicious day for divination with all types of animals — not just groundhogs! Contemplate a question that has a yes/no solution, then start observing the movement of animals. So take some time today to observe nature, and get a second opinion from the creatures that surround us. My favorite form of animal divination is ornithomancy, divination from the flight of birds. A bird flying to the right means yes, to the left...

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