Month: April 2016

The ceremony of Wesac- full moon in Taurus

This year Wesac is celebrated on Wednesday 10th May. The Taurus full moon is at 22.42. “Each year, in the Himalayas, during the night of the full moon in May, the ceremony of Wesak takes place. The full moon in May is doubly under the influence of Taurus: the sun has been in this sign since 21st April, and the moon is also exalted in this sign. Taurus represents prolific nature, fertility and abundance, emphasized further by the fact that it is the home of Venus, the planet of creation. So the full moon in May offers the best conditions for working with the forces of nature to attract heaven’s blessings for the harvest and livestock but also for human beings. For, if humans know how to attract the beneficial effects circulating through the cosmos at this time, they too can benefit from them, not only on the the physical plane but also on the spiritual plane. This is why, by means of meditations, prayers, chants and magical invocations, initiates seek to create lines of …

Rivers and reincarnation

Rivers have their source in the mountains and, regardless of obstacles in their way, they always end up reaching the sea. But soon, their water, warmed by the sun’s rays, is transformed into vapour and continues its journey into the sky, until one day it falls again in the form of rain or snow. We can interpret this voyage of water symbolically. Human destiny resembles the perpetual movements of water between heaven and earth, between earth and heaven. Like drops of water, souls descend to earth, each in a predetermined location. From there they have an entire road to travel until they return to their starting point… only to descend again, one day, in another place. This is called reincarnation. Even though the name of a river stays the same – Thames, Mississippi, Seine, etc. – the water that flows in it changes every day. The inhabitants of the river, the billions of drops of water, are simply passing through and as they flow towards the sea, others take their place. Like rivers, countries also …