ebruary 8th marks the rise of the new moon as well as the start of the Chinese New Year for 2016. Following a luni-solar calendar, Chinese peoples will again celebrate the New Year for 15 consecutive days (a lunar number combined with solar days). The … continue reading »
mphitrite. Not one of your commonly-known goddess, but deserving to be revisited and remembered all the same. And, as you’ll see, considering that yesterday was a lunar eclipse, I thought she was a very appropriate goddess to write about today.
In ancient times, she was … continue reading »
elcome back! Let’s continue to uncover the meanings behind the symbolism of the 8-pointed star. Building on the first explanations I gave about this symbol, it’s easier to see that it’s a planetary, directional, and calendrical symbol. Knowing these key meanings contributes toward understanding why … continue reading »
ymbols fascinate me. I imagine they fascinate a lot of you readers as well. To share my symbol enthrallment with you, I’m starting a blog mini-series. In this series, a symbol will be featured with its variations, meanings, and pertinent facts.
Today, I start with … continue reading »
onight marks the appearance of the first of two total lunar eclipse for the year (April and October). Next year, we will have a mirroring of another two total lunar eclipses (April and September). Four successive total lunar eclipses with no partial lunar eclipses in … continue reading »