Category Archives: Archetype and Myth

Leo July 22 5:00 PM

Leo (♌) (Greek: Λέων, Latin: Leōn), is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo. It comes after Cancer and before Virgo . Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area approximately between July 23 and August 22 and under the sidereal zodiac, from roughly August … Continue reading

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Cancer Jun 21 6:08 AM

Cancer (♋) is the fourth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Cancer. It spans 90° and 120° celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area between approximately June 21 and July 23, and under the sidereal zodiac, the Sun transits this area between … Continue reading

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Gemini May 20 10:14 PM

Gemini (♊)is the third astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. Under the tropical zodiac, the sun transits this sign between May 20 and June 21. Gemini represents the mythical Greek twins Kastor (Κάστωρ) and Polydeukes (Πολυδεύκης). … Continue reading

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The Four Elements – The Alchemy of Balance

Empedocles, in his Tetrasomia,  was the first to propose four elements, fire, earth, air, and water, which he called the four “roots” (ῥιζὤματα, rhizōmata), and Plato seems to have been the first to use the term “element (στοιχεῖον, stoicheion)” in reference to … Continue reading

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Taurus – 19 11:12 PM

Taurus, comes from the Latin for the bull. It is the second astrological sign in the Zodiac. The sun is in the sign of Taurus from about April 21 until about May 21 in western astrology. Taurus was the second sign … Continue reading

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Humors – Cornerstones of World View

Most people have had some exposure to the  Greek classical elements theory of earth, air, fire and water. These were considered the building blocks of all matter and the basis of medieval understanding of how matter works and interacts. Aristotle gave characteristics … Continue reading

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Aries March 20 12:15 PM

When the Zodiac is dealt with as a whole, you can see a cosmological patterm emerge in which the signs are series of twelve archetypes.  And that pattern speaks to the thinking behind astrolgy and it’s continued popularity in the … Continue reading

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