Notes on the September Equinox, 2019

Image of equinoxThere are two equinoxes every year – in September and March – when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal. Seasons are opposite on either side of the Equator, so the equinox in September is also known as the autumnal (fall) equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, and is considered the first day of Fall. In the Southern Hemisphere, it is known as the Vernal (spring) equinox and marks the first day of spring.
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Looking at Climate Change: European Heat Wave

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STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AFP) — As Europe’s record-breaking heatwave drifts towards the Arctic it threatens to accelerate the melting of ice in Greenland, which already started earlier than normal this year, climate scientists warned Saturday.

After breaking records over Europe, the heatwave has swept over Scandinavia and is predicted to move towards Greenland, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.

Saturn and Ketu are conjunct in a fire sign – and remain so – until the end of this year (and early 2020). What does this augur for Climate Change?

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Full Moon – May 2019

Full Moon at the end of the roadThe Full Moon for May 2019 is the Vesak Full Moon, celebrating the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha. Other festivals for this day are Vaishakha Purnima, Anvadhan and Kurma Jayanti. Divine inner light is strong at this time and meditation is beneficial.
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Looking at Climate Change – 12th House

The Twelfth house of the zodiac is recognised as the place of incarceration of one or another kind for medical, judicial or spiritual reasons. The 12th house is a place recuperation and rehabilitation; it is also the place of remand and imprisonment. It can also be the place of solitude, withdrawal and religious retreat from the world. When we consider climate change, the 12th house is the place of losses: losses to the environment, losses to health, losses of the quality of human life.

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Looking at Climate Change – 10th House

The Tenth house is a strong house in the zodiac as it is a kendra (square), it is a wealth house (artha), and it is the signification of how wealth is earned in the workaday world. We seek to know the effects of the 10th house, its Lord, and climate change …

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Looking at Climate Change – 8th House

The Eighth house is the house that contains the beliefs of the masses, red tape, delays, obstructions, accidents, public works and how quickly they are implemented. It is also the house of disasters, epidemics, floods, cyclones, storms, floods and earthquakes. What then are the important matters of the 8th house and climate change?

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Looking at Climate Change – 7th House

The Seventh house is the house of relationships. Primarily reckoned as the marriage relationship, the seventh house in fact scopes to include all relationships with others, albeit in the family, the workplace, the sporting groups we participate in, the community groups wherein we serve the public good and our peer group where we mix, socialise and have fun times. All these relationships come under the auspice of the 7th House. What then are the important matters of the 7th house and climate change?

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Looking at Climate Change – 6th House

The Sixth house is the house of debts, financial control, service to those in need and public health. It is the house of public amity, communal harmony and helpful labour relations. In this instance we take a Virgo lagna and look to Aquarius as 6th House and ask ourselves, What are the important matters for 6th house and climate change?

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Looking at Climate Change – 5th House

The Fifth house is readily known as the house of Love and creativity; it is frequently known as the menage of children, pleasures, speculation, games and gambling. This is the house that rules intellectuals, emotional stability, communal harmony, speculative nature of the masses, investments, stock exchanges, universities along with morals and values of the people. When we consider the environs of climate change, we dig a little deeper than “children, pleasures, speculation”, all the normal activities of the 5th house. We take a Leo lagna and look to Sagittarius as 5th House and ask ourselves, What are the important matters for 5th house and climate change?

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