Tag Archives: Winter Solstice

Astrology and Christmas: All Posts Midwinter Festival

(Astrology Explored) Our ancestors watched the sun, moon and stars to determine the passing of time. Of particular importance, besides the full moon, were the solstices and equinoxes. The theme of both solstices and equinoxes was the interplay of the … Continue reading

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Astrology and Mythology: Saturn’s Story and Saturnalia

Saturn is one of those planets that people have a hard time wrapping their head around. After all, what good is hardship and limitations? Why would we embrace difficulty and want? What good does this planet do in our lives? … Continue reading

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Celtic Astrology–The Symbolism of the Winter Solstice

The entrance of the Sun into the last of the Cardinal signs had a special significance to the ancient Celts. While this time is the start of the sign of Capricorn for us, in the Celtic lunar calendar this event … Continue reading

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Full Moon in Gemini–The Long Nights Moon

The last time it happened was in 1991. The next time it will happen is in 2094. This rare is astronomical and astrological event is a total lunar eclipse that falls on the Winter Solstice. Nasa tells us that the … Continue reading

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The Astrology of Christmas: Winter Solstice Traditions

(Astrology Explored) Our Christmas traditions, the Christmas Tree and Mistletoe go back our ancient roots as a species. Wikipedia reports the Christmas Tree was a tradition tied to the Winter Solistice as far back as the Chaldean culture. From Wikipedia: … Continue reading

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