My New Blog!

I have created an additional blog all about Bach Flower Essences and their Astrological & Occult connections. I am currently studying to become a Bach Flower Practitioner and felt that the time has come to express this new side of me in a written format where I can share all of my insights and knowledge about this new path. It is my hope that you will learn something new and interesting about this floral therapy.

If you’d like to follow along with me on this new journey, you may do so at https://thetempleofvenus.wordpress.com

I have a few articles already posted and will be blogging on there every week, so stay tuned!

I will still be active on The Luminessence and have lots of interesting in depth articles coming up shortly.

Thank you for your continued support!

Love & Light

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July 2018 Potpourri: Sea Blend+ Important Blog Updates

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Wow! It’s been a while since I’ve done a monthly favourites, so I thought it would be fun to share what I was up to in the month of July. I will also be discussing some changes that are coming to The Luminessence towards the end of this blog.

 

Theme of July: Emotional Maturity & Ancestral Healing

Song: Glory of Love by Peter Cetera

Crystals: Larimar & Charoite

Books: Practical Astrology by Comte Saint Germain, Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins

Biggest Lesson Learned: Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Proudest Moment: Emotional Detachment & Watching Team Croatia win Silver at the FIFA World Cup

Goal for August: Embrace new beginnings

 

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BLOG UPDATES

The season of Leo always brings changes to my identity and branding! I have decided to change some things around on this blog that will better reflect where I currently am on my path and where I am headed.

  1. I will be removing the Astro-Witchery section as I don’t actually perform rituals and don’t want this to become a Wiccan blog.
  2. I will be adding a new category called ‘Astrology Articles’ since all Astrology blogs are being categorized into my ‘Cosmic Forecasts’ heading.
  3. My ‘Miscellaneous’ category will be renamed ‘Mystical Articles’
  4. I will be adding a Freebies category where I will be offering free downloadable items such as e-books, desktop wallpapers, fact sheets, and so much more!
  5. I am also starting my training to be a Bach Flower Practitioner so I will be slowly adding relevant content to this blog as well.
  6. I might be removing the ‘Nakshatra’ series from my blog as I no longer want to focus on Vedic Astrology…more on this later.
  7. I will also be adding some cosmic stories about my personal experiences with different cosmic energies. I am hoping this will be a valuable instructional tool.
  8. I have also updated the About section on this blog with more facts about me!

 

Also please be sure to follow me on Instagram @theluminessence. I post a lot of interesting things about Astrology and mysticism on there that I haven’t blogged about.

Thank you for your continued support!

 

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What’s Your Astro Season?

I always feel melancholy when the warm weather arrives. It’s on days when it’s 30 degrees Celsius that are the worst. I feel like I’m suffocating. It’s sort of like a cosmic claustrophobia. The heat from the Sun possesses me. Hot weather drains my inspiration, while cold weather feeds me. I believe there is an Astrological explanation for all of this.

We all possess a certain dominant season within us that comes to life at its natural time of the year. Like clocks and calendars we have our own bio rhythm that either makes us dance when the music starts or forces us to sit on the bench. I only have 1 planet in a Summer sign and I have an awful relationship with that planet, it’s actually debilitated. Most of my planets are in Winter signs, and I normally don’t experience anything until the latter half of the year when the chilly weather arrives.

You will notice that you either bloom or wither away during your dominant season. Knowing your astro season can help you navigate the year. If you don’t have a dominant season, it just means you have a more balanced life.

Down below you will see the zodiac signs & their corresponding seasons.

Spring Signs– Aries, Taurus, Gemini

Summer Signs– Cancer, Leo, Virgo

Autumn Signs- Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius

Winter Signs- Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

If you are in the Southern Hemisphere, you can always reverse this. It works just as well.
Let’s get back down to the “nature” aspect of Astrology. Excuse me while I zone out in this catatonic heat like fellow Winter/Cold dominant lady Elizabeth Taylor.

What’s your dominant season? Do you find your life takes off in those months? How do you feel? Comment down below!

 

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Dispositors: The “Keys” of Your Horoscope Part I

What if I told you that there was a way to unlock the power of your planets? And what if this power could also lock your planets? Dispositors are the keys of your horoscope.

What is a Dispositor?

A dispositor is essentially the ruling planet of a planet. For example; if your Jupiter is in Leo, that means the Sun is the dispositor of your Jupiter. Essentially, the Sun rules your Jupiter. It does seem strange to have a planet rule a planet, however think of the dispositor as a ruling energy behind your planet. With the above example, we can see that in order to make the most of your Jupiter, you have to apply Solar energy to it. Jupiter is the planet of our highest moral expression. It’s the planet that rules over generosity, tolerance, philosophy, spirituality, morals, goodness, expansion, abundance, etc. Jupiter in Leo is about using your highest good to inspire others and to be dignified in your dealings. Since the Sun is the dispositor of this Jupiter, you must inspire others through your dignity.

So as you can see with the above example, the dispositor can give you so much more information about your planetary placements. In the example given, Jupiter in Leo requires sincerity and dignity. At the same time, the Sun as the dispositor of Jupiter can make the native self-serving and egotistical.

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You also want to pay special attention to when the dispositor of your planet is transiting the sign it rules. For example, for the person with their Jupiter in Leo they will want to pay attention to what unfolds in their life when the Sun is transiting Leo. Something important in the realm of their Jupiter is sure to manifest.

Also pay attention to planetary friendships. For example, the Sun has a positive friendship with Jupiter, therefore, the influence of the native’s dispositor will be positive. Now if for example, Jupiter was in Libra, the dispositor for this Jupiter would be Venus since Venus rules Libra. Jupiter is an enemy to Venus because Venus is about material things while Jupiter rules over spiritual things. Therefore, we can deduce that Jupiter in Libra would be a weak position and the native would have to be extra careful not to be self-indulgent when seeking spiritual goodness. Since Jupiter is enemies with Venus, the native will struggle with incorporating the positive influence of Venus into its Jupiterian energy.

A Step Further

Using the above example again,  we know that Venus is the dispositor of Jupiter in Libra. If we would like to see how much influence the dispositor has, we can look at the placement of the dispositor. Let’s say that Venus is in Pisces. So while Jupiter and Venus have a negative relationship, Venus is the exalted in Pisces, thus the negative relationship between Jupiter and Venus can be minimized because Venus is in its strongest position.

The sign and house the dispositor is in will also add a flavour to the planet it rules. So for the Jupiter in Leo individual, their dispositor  is the Sun is in Virgo, so this means that if their goal is to inspire others through their dignity and sincerity, this needs to come through in a form of service, since Virgo rules service. Make sense?

Now if Jupiter in Leo is in the 3rd house, this shows that you like to communicate. However, because the dispositor, the Sun, is in your 4th house of family, you will want to bring the focus back to your family and home life  and communicate with them, because the focus will be on “serving your family” through having healthy communication. Jupiter in Leo in the 3rd like to brag,  but the native should be focused on the well-being of those inside the family, and perhaps using their family model as an example for others.

Also make note of any aspects being made from the dispostitor to the planet it rules. This will also affect the energies, either in a positive or negative way.

Final Dispositor

A final dispositor is when you have one planet in its own sign. You can’t have a final dispositor if you have more than one planet in the sign it rules. Look at your natal chart and see if you have this. Remember, you can only have one planet in its own sign in order to have a final dispositor.

The final dispositor in a chart is the overall ruling influence in the native’s life. No other planet can dispose of it. It’s an energy the native will have to wield, otherwise they will constantly run into road blocks. The final dispositor is the skeleton key of the horoscope, it is able to unlock all of the planetary energies. If for example Saturn is your final dispositor, you will have to apply patience, perseverance, and effort in all areas of your life.

If you don’t have a final dispositor, it means your life will be more varied.

 

Controversy

Some Astrologers are opposed to using the final dispositor when you have planets in mutual reception with each other. For example if your Jupiter is in Virgo, and your Mercury is in Sagittarius, you can’t have a final dispositor because Jupiter is in the sign of Mercury and Mercury is in the sign of Jupiter. The two would cancel each other out.

 

My Advice

Playing around with dispositors will enlighten the heck out of you. Your struggles and talents will be revealed. As well, if you have a difficult relationship with one of your planets, knowing the dispositor can show you what is making it difficult, and how you can overcome those problems.

I would say dispositors are somewhat of an advanced astrological technique because you must have a pretty good grasp of the archetypes in Astrology. Nonetheless, I encourage you to at least find the dispositor of  one of your planets which can reveal a lot about your personality in that specific context.

 

To Conclude…

Dispositors are keys that will help you open up or lock in certain energies and themes in your life.

I have a list of planetary friendships and a list of debilitated and exalted planetary positions if you are interested.

I hope this makes sense, and if you have any questions, please feel free to comment down below and I can assist you.

There might be a Part II…….

 

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Astrological Secrets of Weddings

This June on my blog, I am going to be releasing a series of articles all about love, relationships, and weddings. June is typically the month of marriage so I thought I would blog about some of the spiritual and esoteric underpinnings of marriage & love.

In this blog I will be discussing the symbology of weddings. Most of this information is borrowed from Vedic & Esoteric Astrology, along with my own research. I hope you enjoy it, and as always feel free to comment down below with your insights!

The Wedding Date

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If you are interested in Astrology, chances are you might consult an Astrologer to help choose the best date for your wedding. From the research I have gathered, you can choose the best Astrological date, but still have a terrible marriage. Your fate is your fate.

Most couples get married on a Saturday which is ruled by Saturn. Saturn rules over the marriage contract, thus it is believed that he will create longevity and a lot of hard work in the marriage.

I personally believe that Friday might be a better option for some couples as it is ruled by the planet of love Venus. I have found the days of the week to have an impact on the marriage more than the planetary alignments of the wedding.

The Ceremony

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According to Esoteric Astrology, the karma of the marriage is sealed once the marriage license is signed by both individuals.

Choose your vows wisely because they karmically bind you to the other individual. If you say “Till death do us part” you are saying that you will be energetically indebted to this person until their death. Even after divorce, it takes approximately 7 years for the karma to dissipate. Words carry vibrations.

Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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In Vedic Astrology it is believed that if your chances for marriage are very afflicted then you must help to organize other people’s weddings. This service will improve your chances of getting married.

Wearing a used item on your Wedding day is not advised. Energy attaches itself to everything. If you wear your Mother’s veil, keep in mind that is has been imprinted with the energy of her marriage. If it was not a good marriage then don’t be surprised if yours is also not good. If there is a sentimental purpose to this, cleanse the item thoroughly.

According to Vedic Astrology, if one wants to get married, then one must give blue items to a marrying couple. Blue is ruled by Saturn and Saturn rules the marriage contract. Donating blue items will not only help to solidify the recipients wedding, but it will also bring a marriage for yourself. I am sure this is where the “something blue” custom originated from.

The Wedding Gown

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White has been the traditional colour of wedding gowns for centuries. White is a virginal colour, however, virginal does not only mean sexually innocent. According to Swedenberg and other mystical writers Virgin means “all chaste love, affection for good, charity towards others, lovers of truth, spirituality and sympathy, and the kindess of men to one another.” The concept of a dowry is connected to the virgin. If a woman was married before or was sexually corrupted, her dowry would be much smaller because she was undesirable. The more pure a woman was, the larger her dowry. The dowry is ruled by Virgo, the virgin, because Virgo is all about rewards due to honest work.

If you are having trouble finding a suitable wedding dress, look to your Venus sign. Brides wear dresses according to the Astrological sign ruling their Venus. You don’t need a birth time to find this, simply google Venus Sign Calculator and you will be able to find it. Look up the basic archetypal meaning of the zodiac sign and you will be able to find your perfect dress. Chances are, you are attracted to your Venus sign when it comes to fashion anyways.

Wedding Gown by Ziad Nekad.

The Wedding Ring

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Engagement rings are of Roman origin and were originally designed with two hands clasping each other to show unity and love. Wedding rings were also intended as symbols of the sun’s life generating powers, and when a husband and wife were exchanging them during the ceremony, they were believed to be exchanging lives as well.

Choose a gemstone that has symbolic meaning. Emerald is actually the best choice for a wedding ring because it binds the two lovers together, especially if it was purchased during Taurus season. Blue sapphire is an excellent choice for an engagement ring because it is ruled by Saturn and ensures the enagagment will not be called off.

 

 

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more articles all about love & relationships during this June on ‘The Luminessence.’

XOXO

31 Day Blog Challenge- Day 7: 11 Things That Feed My Mind, Body, & Soul

1. Classical music/period drama soundtracks

Classical music moves me Everytime I listen to it. I like many different composers so it’s hard to choose just one. I also really enjoy listening to period drama soundtracks. One of my favourites is the soundtrack from the film ‘Far From The Madding Crowd.’ Check out one of my favourite classical piece down below.

2. Anything Lavender

I think I was first introduced to Lavender as a baby. As I got older I started using the essential oil to help with falling asleep. I also use Lavender soaps. I’ve been growing lavender for about 15 years and dream of walking in fields of it. I also love decorating with it- have you seen lavender wreaths? Ugh, they’re perfect!

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3. John William Waterhouse paintings

I have 2 small prints by Waterhouse and they are my most favourite pieces of art I own. His paintings are richly coloured and super romantic, as is most Pre-Raphaelite art. I find myself imagining what is beyond the edges of the canvas. This is the print I have called ”The Scent of the Rose.’ I love the sensuality that’s captured in this painting.

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4. Hungarian mushroom soup

This is my favourite soup! I grew up being exposed to quite alot of different Hungarian foods because of the cultural connection to my heritage. One day my Mom found this recipe on Pinterest and we’ve been eating it ever since! I honestly think the best part of it is the Dill. Yum!

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5. Cozy blankets

Ok, if you are Canadian like me, having a few cozy blankets is mandatory. I spent this past Winter bundled up in one with the woodstove crackling, a cup of hot chocolate steaming away, while a good movie played on the TV. So the Danes might have Hygge, but I think every Canadian can appreciate the cozy blanket.

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6. 19th century occult books

I prefer reading old occult books over new ones because they knew so much more way back then. I currently read them through online librairies. I just can’t get enough of them. We have been so brainwashed into thinking people were dumb in the 19th century. After reading many old books, I can tell you that they were anything but dumb. I think the 21st century will be the most dumb downed century of all time.

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7. Ralph Lauren Romance perfume

I only have a sample of this perfume because I don’t really wear scented things, but it’s velvety woodsy floral combo is heavenly. I think it would be my signature scent if I was a perfume kinda gal.

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8. John Galliano’s designs for Dior

I’m a huge fan of Galliano and fashion has never been the same without him. His work for Door was extravagant, theatrical, historical, sumptuous, and he put on one hell of a show. One of my favourite collections he did was his Balkan inspired one from 2006 I believe. His cultural references were spot on but he of course infused it with his signature couture drama.

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9. Accordion

This is my favourite instrument. When I hear it I feel joyful and alive. If my soul could make a sound it would be the sound of the accordion. This is an accordion duet by two Russian players that always makes me want to dance!

10. Magical realism books

One of the only genres I like is magical realism. This genre takes an ordinary reality and infuses it with magic. A book that I have read over and over again belonging to this genre is ‘The Lollipop Shoes’ by Joanne Harris. It is the sequel to her first book ”Chocolat’ which was also made into a movie starting Johnny Depp. I would highly recommend checking it out!

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11. Old world storybook aesthetic

Enough said. Lake Bled Slovenia. My future wedding destination.

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31 Day Blog Challenge- Day 4: My Earliest Magical Memory

I’m participating in the 31 Day Blog Challenge. I was inspired to participate in this challenge by my friend – handmade gemstone jewelry designer Mixed Elementals. Check out her beautiful pieces here.

If you would like to participate in this challenge, check out the 31 day prompts at the bottom of this blog and don’t forget to tag it using the hashtag #31dayblogchallenge.

Check out my previous posts in this challenge by clicking on the ‘Miscellaneous’ Tab on the homepage of this blog.

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My earliest magical memory was visiting a new age shop called ‘Odyssey Books & Resource Centre.’ It was a local shop that my Mom had frequented looking for Astrology & health books. When I was around 8 she took me to the shop for the very first time and I have been visiting it ever since.

It was at that time that the first Harry Potter film was released and I was a huge fan! Going to ‘Odyssey’ was like stepping into Diagon Alley. The shop itself is in a Germanic inspired courtyard which is also home to a dance studio, an icecream shop, a German restaurant, a dress shop, and fur shop, & so much more. There is a purple and gold celestial banner outside and you can smell floral musky incense wafting outside into the parking lot. It’s the store’s signature scent that has sunk into the pages of its books and attaches itself to your clothing, intoxicating everyone who comes in.  Here’s a picture of it down below.

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Stepping inside made me feel like I was in the world of Harry Potter. The walls were lined with tall bookshelves packed full of all sorts of obscure titles that would feed any new ager’s soul. Every square inch of this store had something to see and touch. Crystals, incense, candles, jewelry, trinkets, odds & ends, wands, statues…….all that was missing was Mr. Ollivander himself. Over the years many customers have complained that the store is cluttered, but I feel it adds to the authentic aesthetic it has going on. There’s so much to see that you can only tackle one section at one time.

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During my first visit to this shop I purchased a white stuffed bunny wearing a celestial garb and pointed hat. I named him Merlin and I had him for years. He was a much complimented fixture in my starry themed bedroom. I remember leaving the store after my visit feeling awe inspired and a bit more magical.

Although there have been a number of new age shops that have opened in the area, including one I briefly worked at, Odyssey has always been my favourite and go to for crystals and books. Last year they celebrated their 20th anniversary and I am hopeful that they will be around for another 20!

I never get tired of visiting this shop. There is always an excitement that precedes my visit and an even more excited feeling that succeeds it when I leave with my little purple bag full of all sorts of goodies. Their items have helped me along in my spiritual journey, and if it wasn’t for their books and crystals, I am not sure what and where I would be?

I have been shopping at the Odyssey for 17 years, and what a magical 17 years it has been.

Blessed Be!

 

31 Day Blog Challenge- Day 3: Meaning Behind My Blog Name

I’m participating in the 31 Day Blog Challenge. I was inspired to participate in this challenge by my friend – handmade gemstone jewelry designer Mixed Elementals. Check out her beautiful pieces here.

If you would like to participate in this challenge, check out the 31 day prompts at the bottom of this blog and don’t forget to tag it using the hashtag #31dayblogchallenge.

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My current blog name is not its original name. Once upon a time it was called the ‘Guild of Purple Ash Quartz.’ Wordy I know. While that name held special meaning to Me, I wanted something easier to say and something that evoked a lightworking vibe. Hence ‘The Luminessence’ was born.

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What’s in a Name?

The name of this blog came through in a meditation but also through a need to want my blog to be a place of light.🌠

The name is a play on the word ‘luminescence’ which is “the emission of light from a substance that has not been heated.” It was also voted as being one of the most beautiful words in the English language.

The root word “lu” means feminine lunar light. Words such as lust, lustre, luminous, luminary, luxe, luscious, and illustrious all contain this root word as does my blog name. This makes perfect sense since I’m a little moon child 🌙

Lumi means light in Latin, so Luminessence means the ‘essence of light.’☄✨🎆🎇

I have always been intrigued by light- how it works, its different types, the spiritual meaning etc. I remember an Astrology report once said that I should study the rays of light….hmmmm.🌟

When I was little strangers always used to say I had eyes as bright as flashlights, so I suppose the fascination began way back then.

My Moon’s Nakshatra (the ruling energy behind it) is Purva Bhadrapada whose shakti is “gaining radiance.” It’s also sometimes referred to as “the bright one,” go figure!⚡

So join me in turning on your mystical lights, and experience The Luminessence!

Next up ‘My Earliest Magical Experience’

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31 Day Blog Challenge: Day 1- WHO AM I?

I was inspired to participate in the 31 Day Blog Challenge after my friend Mixed Elementals (a fab handmade jewelry brand) was starting this challenge on her blog which you can find here.

In keeping with my new age themed blog, I am going to tweak each day’s prompt by adding an Astrology/New Agey twist to it so it is congruent with the rest of my blog. Check out the 31 day prompts at the bottom of this blog.

This week Jupiter is opposing the Sun which is a powerful time for introspection and working with our shadow (that authentic part of ourself that we keep hidden). This challenge presented itself at the perfect cosmic time!

So join me in the 31 Day Blog Challenge, by tagging your blog with the hashtag #31dayblogchallenge. As my friend Mixed Elementals said “I’d like to create one big ol blog family.” If you find some of the prompts are too personal, don’t feel pressured in having to publish it. You can always tweak them as I am, but journaling or reflecting will also suffice.

Day 1: Introduction- Who am I?

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Who am I? This is one of the most philosophical questions that have been pondered in the Colosseum, the Pyramids, Atlantis, coffee shops, tattered old journals, and blogs across the world. It’s something I have thought about and here is what I’ve come up with.

“We are all made of star stuff” – Carl Sagan

I am 25. I am a Daughter. I am a Sister. I am a grand daughter. I am a cousin. I am an Astrologer. I am a writer. I am a blogger. I am a researcher. I am a reader. I am a gardener. I am a star gazer. I am a loner. I am special. I am powerful. I am unstoppable. I am brave. I am quiet. I am a million colours. Sometimes I am black and white. I am someone filled with self-belief. I am haunted by self-doubt. I’ve got all the answers. I’ve got nothing figured out. I am happiest by myself. I am afraid to be alone. I am caring, but I am too self-sacrificing. Sometimes I am misaligned, but sometimes I am alright. I am inspired. I am a poet. I am high and low at the same time. I am self-critical. I am self-confident. I am a card reader. I am a neat freak. I am sensitive. I am a mask. I am a leader. I am bossy. I am a dreamer. I am a realist. I am an old soul, but unwise in so many ways. I am a hopeless romantic. I am a cryer. I am Canadian. I am Croatian. I am a non-traditional traditionalist. I am moral. I am conscientious. I am a mirror. I am a seeker. I am a book worm. I am an encyclopedia. I am an INFJ Myers-Brigg Personality. I am shy but flamboyant. I am cosmic. I am Solar. I am Lunar. I am Mercurial. I am Venusian. I am Martian. I am Jupiterian. I am Saturnian. I am Uranian. I am Neptunian. I am Plutonian. I am a million contradictions. Sometimes I am not sure who I am. But I am all of the things I am.

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(This pic is so me. Attending night school every night….a.k.a watching all of my Astrology webinars and conspiracy videos.)

*Featured Image by Laura Callaghan- soooooo me as well. Forever reading.

Next up: 20 Facts About Me

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Your Soul Planet

Your Soul Planet is the planet in your natal chart with the highest degree excluding the North Node and South Node of the moon, and the outer planets- Neptune, Pluto & Uranus. It is believed that a person becomes the living archetype of this planet. A person’s entire life will be largely influenced by this planet-physical appearance, personality characteristics, karmic evolutionary intention, and disease and illness. In Astrology we view the natal chart as the cosmic blueprint of a soul’s experience in this lifetime,  therefore we view the chart holistically. This does not mean that the other planets and asteroids have no impact on a person’s life. Everything works together. It is a divine system. The Soul Planet just so happens to contain the largest amount of frequencies that will align you to your predestined path.

The Planetary Dimensions

According to various sources including Edgar Cayce and Theosophists, as the soul enters the universe through the galactic centre, it first travels to the star Sirius- the brightest and largest planetary body in our galaxy to receive its divine path. Some believe these are where the Akashic records are stored. From there the soul enters our visible Sun and enters Earth.

As the soul descends through the planetary dimensions, it gathers frequencies from each dimension. It will collect the most frequencies from a specific dimension of a planet which becomes one’s Soul Planet- the planet with the highest degree. Planets in your horoscope with high degrees… 24 degrees and up showcase very strong karmic implications of those planets. Think of it as the planet reaching maturity, consolidation, strength, and wisdom.

The following image is based on Aristotle’s depiction of the planetary dimensions

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The following information about each Soul Planet that I’m about to share is from a variety of sources that I have compiled since stuyding the Soul Planet. I am using information primarily from Edgar Cayce, Theosophy, Vedic Astrology, and Babylonian Astrology.

The Soul Planet goes by a couple of different names

Vedic Astrology: Attmakaraka

Babylonian Astrology: Almuten

Your Soul Planet

Read about your Soul Planet down below once you have found it in your natal chart. If you’re not sure how to find it, you can comment your birth details and I can find it for you.

**Watch what your Soul Planet does in the sky. Every movement will have a very important impact upon you.

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Sun– If the Sun is your Soul Planet you have a life of tears and laughter. There is something innately royal about you- dignified & stoic. If you were born in the daytime the Sun is your Soul Planet, however if you were born at night and the Sun is still the planet with the highest degree in your chart, the Moon will have more impact on your life as the Moon reflects the light of the Sun. You are a bright soul that radiates goodness wherever you go. However, even the slightest negative emotion will radiate, so be careful that you don’t push people away with your strong energy. One of your greatest lessons is to learn to overcome your ego and to learn humility and compassion. Your Father or Father figure will play a key role in helping you evolve and fulfill your purpose.  Your reptuation precedes you and people can read you like a book. You tend to view things on the surface level and some might even think you are superficial. You also take yourself too seriously and can have a feeling throughout your life of missing something.

 

Moon– If the Moon is your Soul Planet you are social, caring, empathetic, psychological, & strong. It is best to have a Moon Soul Planet if you were born at night because this will give you royal qualities. If you were born during the day, your Moon will be weaker. You can become easily influenced by other people, susceptible to psychic attack, & you can be very angry and hateful. You are deeply connected to the emotional body and will learn how to navigate your emotional waters. You will be very connected to all that the Moon represents: your mother, homeland, ancestry, food, and intuition. If your Moon is in good dignity, you will be soft spoken, graceful, and compassionate. If your Sun is in a much lower degree than your Moon or if it is the planet with the lowest degree in your chart, you will feel disconnected from your Mother, and your parents may not have had a good marriage. Following the phases of the moon and taking baths will help you to cleanse unwanted energies that you pick up during the day.

 

Mercury– If Mercury is your Soul Planet this is considered one of the most rare soul planets. Your Mercury must be visible according to the heliacal phases of the planets. Basically, check to see if your Mercury is conjunct the Sun. If it is, it will become invisible…unfortunately most people have Mercury conjunct the Sun because Mercury can never be more than a few degrees away from the Sun. You are very inquisitive, intellectual, studious, versatile- you can actually possess the qualities of all the Soul Planets. You are a mediator and know how to make money. One of your karmic challenges that you will have to overcome will involve the truth. You must learn to be pure and honest in your communication. Your pineal gland is highly activated during your life allowing you to merge your soul with the holy spirit or God or source. You must watch out for self-aggrandizement because this can inhibit the strength of your mind.

 

Venus– If Venus is your Soul Planet, you possess the luckiest soul planet. You are friendly, soft, magnetic, attractive, and always seem to get things for free. You can advance in your career through your friends and partners. You have a very predictable life that will bless you with material comforts. Remember, Venus’ path in the sky makes a pentacle- the symbol for Earthly pleasures. You need to work on your self-discipline because you can be too lax. You need pushes in order to get your life going. The thymus gland is the gland which will be strongly activated during your life. It is a lymphatic organ of the immune system located behind the sternum. When the thymus gland is activated, you find yourself sympathetic, and seeking love, beauty, and music. You will also be strongly attracted to the opposite sex. One of your most important karmic lessons will involve the process of creation and sexual relationships. Learning not to abandon projects and people when the lust wares off will ensure that you keep your integrity intact which will help you to understand the spiritual process of creating something from start to finish.

 

Mars– If Mars is your Soul Planet you are driven by anger. You are unpredictable, & you will change your mind often. You are a self-made person- you cannot depend on others during your lifetime because you will be repeatedly let down. You will have troubles with your boss. You hate rigidity and find yourself getting into trouble quite easily. If you were born at night, Mars is weaker and you can find yourself feeling sexually inferior to others. It will feel as though your life is hanging on by a thread. Everything for you is do or die in this lifetime. If you were born during the daytime, Mars will take on more of a destructive force in your life. The Adrenal glands will be strongly activated during your life. It is believed that the adrenal glands are the storehouses of our karma. This means that you will encounter many karmic people and situations in your life. It is fair to say that you are not here to initiate a new karmic evolutionary cycle. You are here to repay the debts from your previous lifetime, more than paving a new path. You will learn how to control your warrior like power, aggressions, and urges. You will need to cultivate self control. You also have a very high opinion of yourself which makes you very courgaeous.

 

Jupiter– If Jupiter is your Soul Planet you are morally and ethically the best out of all the Soul Planets. You want to save the world, and help everyone you can. You love people and people love you. You are generous and very lucky- lucky in the spiritual sense so you will be able to easily attract good karma to you. You most likely come from an affluent and harmonious family. If you were born at night, you will possess more setbacks than someone born during the day with Jupiter soul planet. The pituitary gland will be strongly activated during your life. It is the master endocrine gland in the body located at the base of the brain. Awakening will come to you in this lifetime. Meditation and prayer are highly favourable because you have the ability to access God directly. You possess high mindedness and an affinity for large groups. You come to Earth with universality and nobility. You have grand ideas and notions. One of your greatest karmic lessons will involve acceptance. An imbalanced Jupiterian energy looks down upon those who are less knowledgeable and capable. Keep in mind that your enemies are your gurus, as are the homeless, and sick. The Jupiter planetary dimension is the most sacred dimension at is is believed that the energy here allows one to experience atonement. We can relate the pituitary gland to the crown charka. When this chakra is balanced, it assists the other chakras in aligning.

 

Saturn– If Saturn is your Soul Planet, you are withdrawn, suspicious, hold grudges, don’t like to give and lonely. You are a person of your word, talk slowly without emotion, you have a big frame, and you don’t like to smile or laugh. If you were born during the day, Saturn will soften. If you were born at night, you will be more harsh. The gonads will be strongly activated during your life. It is believed that prior to incarnating on Earth, the soul spent time in what Christians call “purgatory” a place of cleansing, purification, and starting over. A soul may choose to banish itself to the realm of Saturn if it needs to be reborn. Metaphysically, a soul may choose to start over when it cannot overcome its karmic lessons after trying countless times to no avail. We build up our karma over eons, so going into the Saturn dimension prior to incarnating erases all previous attempts. This is why the gonads are associated with this realm. Sex is viewed as a basic primal instinct that is often abused. A Saturn soul planet gives one an inner sense of frustration and naivety during life, but also an incredible gift of perseverance and strength. You understand suffering more than the other planets, so you come to Earth with a great responsibility to ease human suffering. This does not mean you are meant to end wars and poverty, but volunteering your time in a shelter or working in hospice care will greatly reward you.