Tag Archives: moon

September Calendar

Holidays Labor Day is on Monday, September 2nd. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Joys of Life, Ritual, Seasons | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Citrinitas – The Alchemy of the Sun

Citrinitas, also referred to as xanthosis, is a term given by alchemists to “yellowness.” It is one of the four major stages of the alchemical magnum opus, and literally referred to “transmutation of silver into gold” or “yellowing of the lunar consciousness.” In alchemical philosophy, … Continue reading

Posted in Alchemy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Archetype and Myth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Albedo – The Alchemy of the Moon

In alchemy, albedo is one of the four major stages of the magnum opus, following nigredo, and before citrinitas and rubedo. It is a Latinicized term meaning “whiteness”. Following the chaos or massa confusa of the nigredo stage, the alchemist undertakes a purification in albedo, which is literally referred to as ablutio – the … Continue reading

Posted in Alchemy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment