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Sun conjunct Venus: Returning to the Source

During the whole month of June this year the Sun remains in conjunction with Venus, opening a channel for you to touch into the radiant center of your being. The Sun in astrology stands for your full blossoming, your maximum shine. Venus is your sacred inner sanctuary.   Venus conjunctions, unlike Mars conjunctions, only become…

Art by Mary Southard

Outer Chaos Pitched Against Inner Truth

For most of May the four main asteroids, Vesta, Juno, Ceres and Pallas are on the opposite side of the sky from the eleven astrological planets, setting up dynamic tension. The asteroids tend to seduce us away from our truth until we get far enough away to wake up to the seduction, and take steps…

Mark Borax's monthly Cosmic Weather Report

Video Blog: post-eclipse report

Eclipses trigger sensitive points and cast waves that can last for a year. This week’s Solar Eclipse in 20° Aries is making waves in the area of the missing piece, or x-factor, that supplies self-wholeness and relationship growth. I broadcast this 40-minute video live two days ago and want to share the recording with any…

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Total Solar Eclipse: Nature trumps Man

The big cosmic news this month is the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8 at 2:21 pm eastern, at 20° Aries, a point of the zodiac which demands we come to terms with the missing piece, the elusive x-factor needed to restore wholeness. Eclipses are dramatic celestial events that surpass most cosmic weather to stun…

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Diving Headlong Into The Mystery

Since Pluto resumed its 20-year excursion through Aquarius at the end of last month, and the New Moon in Aquarius on February 9th launches the Year of the Dragon, the Water Bearer has become the Sign of Our Time.   All this Aquarian energy summons one of the main themes of the sign: the contrast…

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2024: Pluto in Aquarius in the Flight of the Dragon

Two main factors dominate the cosmic weather of the new year; one occurs every twelve years, and the other about every 250 years. Let’s begin with the more frequent: the flight of the dragon. Oriental animal years are based on commonly-known beasts such as rats, oxen, tigers, cats and so forth, except for the exception…

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Septiles and Quincunxes Galore

The month, December 2024, began with septiles and quincunxes galore. A septile is a 51°4′ angle between two planets, one of the hardest to deal with. Septiles indicate the heaviest karma your soul has been dragging around. Quincunxes are 150° angles and are the second hardest to resolve.   The gift of septiles and quincunxes…

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Saturn Recall During the Dark God’s Passage

Tapping the deepest source to release the truest power On Nov 4 Saturn goes direct in the first degree of Pisces. Saturn is the voice of Authority. In Soul Level Astrology that voice originates in the soul. According to Rudolf Steiner, after you died in your last life you advanced through a series of counsels…

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Awakening from Amnesia: New Moon Eclipse in Libra

A solar eclipse in the middle of the month (October 14 at 1:55 pm Eastern) summons you to awaken from amnesia and blow up false patterns of relationship. This is the message of 22° Libra, where the New Moon Eclipse takes place.   Around the world this year, with the Dragon’s Tail in Libra, the…

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On Libra

An extract from Mark’s new book, The Ruby Heart of the Dragon The restless passion of Libra, as Jones and Rudhyar noted, is aching to free trapped consciousness and liberate pent-up spirit. But like stoic Lady Justice holding her balance scales, the sedate part of Libra strives to impassively stand for lofty notions and high…