Ending Female Genital Mutilation by 2030

Support for victims of FGM

The United Nations observes a number of days celebrating human rights, children, world habitat, and the widely celebrated World Day of Peace. You may view a list of United Nations Observances.

On the 6th of February each year, the World Health Organisation and the United Nations observes International Day of Zero Tolerance Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting.

Zero tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation means the practice should not be tolerated for any reason, no matter the type, who is doing it and on whom.

Female Genital Mutilation which involves the removal of part, or all, of the female genitalia has been recognised as a serious form of violence against women and girls.

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February: Crowded House in Capricorn

Nabassa YogaDuring the month of February 2021, there will be six (seven if we add Pluto) planets in Capricorn, making February a bit of an unbalance, lop-sided month, a month when we all have to take care to travel carefully and not run into bother, upsets and disappointment. Patience and Care of Self are the words to travel with in February 2021.

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Lifestyle change and system change are two sides of the same coin

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Climate change is everyone’s problem, but who should do something about it? Individuals changing their lifestyles, or governments leading the way?

Too often, lifestyle change is seen as somehow separate from system change, and not as important. But we need both, and they are deeply connected.

Lifestyle change and system change are two sides of the same coin.

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International Day of Human Fraternity

International Day of Human Fraternity

The United Nations has approved the initiative of proclamation of 4th February as “International Day for Human Fraternity,” beginning in 2021. The 4th of February 2021 will be the first international observance.

The initiative was introduced by the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

The resolution acknowledges specifically the meeting between His Holiness Pope Francis and the His Eminence Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad al-Tayyib, on 4th February 2019 in Abu Dhabi, which resulted in the signing of the “Document on Human fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.”

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Spirit People (Ngabaya) (Animation)


The Spirit People Dreaming belongs to the Wurdaliya clan. The Spirit People have travelled a long way and they are exhausted. They blame their weariness onto their leader, an old Spirit Man. They growl and swear at him and eventually he grows weary of their complaints and he destroys then in a most unexpected fashion.

 

 

The loss of a language is a lot more than just the loss of words. It is also the loss of identity, spirituality, cultural knowledge and values.

Using the latest 3D animation technology Indigenous stories and languages come to life –records the past, preserves the present, and protects Indigenous languages and knowledge into the future.

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Full Moon, January 2021

Pink MoonThe January 2020 Full Moon occurs on 28/29 January (depending on your location on our planet). The Full Moon will be in Cancer, which is the home of the Moon and thus heralds an emotional tide for the forthcoming month, strong feelings under the influence of Mars, Saturn, Sun and Venus. This dutiably influenced Moon brings both comfort and a heightened self-control in the forthcoming month, function of aspects from Sun and Saturn, and Saturn ruled nakshatras.

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Note on Makara Sankranti

Lord SuryanarayanaMakara Sankranti is celebration of the entry of the Sun into Capricorn. In India, it is the entry of the Sun, (Surya) into zodicac sign called Makara, hence, it is called Makara Sankranti. This festival marks the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring. It is a day of celebration, the commencement of harvest, and special foods are prepared (pongal) and gifts are exchanged – sometimes, the gifting of idols to family and friends. It is important to feed people on this day, as the gifts of the Earth belong to all. Makara Sankranti 2021 date is January 14.

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The New Year: Make Every Moment Divine

Open DoorIf you wish to embark on a new life, you need not wait for the arrival of a new year. To wait for a whole year means waiting for twelve months and so many days, hours, minutes and seconds. Treat every second as new. Sanctify every moment of your life. This has to be done by realising the unity of the Divine and the individual Consciousness. When this union is achieved, Spiritual Bliss is experienced. This is the primary task before everyone.

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Full Moon December 2020

The Vedic God RudraThe Full Moon of December 2020 brings in its wake attention from Rahu and Mercury, the transit of Pluto into Capricorn where it joins conjunct Saturn and Jupiter. The effect of Pluto on this conjunction is considered, along with aspects of the two Rahu nakshatras which the Moon occupies in the Birth Chart and the Navamsha. Annapurna Jayanti (birth of the Goddess of Food) occurs on Full Moon day, also. As this is the time of the release of higher energies to the earth at the solstice, we give one Meditation at Uluru.

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The Solstice Ceremony and Conjunction at Uluru

UluruMany peoples from all walks of consciousness raising and light work anticipated that the Solstice of 21 December 2020 and the following Great Conjunction were world-altering events. The dawn of a shift, a raising of consciousness to a higher dimension. Add to that mix the story of a Great Ritual to be completed at Uluru (Ayers Rock – in the Heart of Australia) by the indigenous peoples turned much attention to these times and these events. What follows is a personal account of attendance at Uluru from 19 December 2020 along with some reflections on The Shift.

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21 December 2020: The Great Conjunction

Meditation and the Flower of LifeMany persons – Light-workers, Spiritual guides, Astronomers and Astrologers have given out prognostications about the forthcoming Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on the day of solstice, 2020. We have provided some observations about the so-called advance warnings, and some observations based on vedic astrology. We now include the general topic of Ascension into matters surrounding this event.

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Should we Make Parents, Society and God Happy?

Billions live on Earth at this time. For each birth, there is sufficient food. How many live their lives with goodness, beauty and truth? We may not know about others, but we can certainly fill our own lives with these qualities. Should we keep other people happy? Should we make God happy with what we do? Are we meant to spend our lives pleasing others we like and avoiding others we judge to fail the integrity test? The Master has some words of advice for us all.

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December 2020 Solar Eclipse

Solar EclipseThe unsettled energy from the 29 November eclipse follows on to the 14/15 December 2020 Total Solar Eclipse, visible in the Southern Pacific, south of South America and the Southern Atlantic oceans, reaching over to the edge of South Africa. Small parts of South Africa will see a partial solar eclipse. This eclipse takes place in Scorpio, the sign of transformation. We may anticipate transformation will come to us and our nations, leading toward the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.

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Bodhi Day

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Bodhi Day is a holiday which falls on December 8th and celebrates the day in which Siddhartha Gautama sat underneath the Bodhi tree and attained enlightenment. This one defining moment would become the central foundation upon which Buddhism has been built upon for the last 2,500 years. It is a day on which followers can renew their dedication to Buddhism; reaffirm themselves to enlightenment, compassion, and kindness to other living creatures; and also understand the relevance of this religion as it applies to the modern world.

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