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The Age of Taurus – Healing Incongruence

If you are new to this site, or have just missed it to begin with, please read this article, the fourth of four groundwork articles. This information will help you to personally get the most from this New Moon Healing Cycle: how to apply the healing suggestions, and to make the Great Year Cycle a powerful healing experience each month, each year.

 

The Age of Taurus healing painting; mixed media; 12 x 12; by Zuzanna Vee

The Age of Taurus healing painting; mixed media; 12 x 12; by Zuzanna Vee

The Age of Taurus began approximately 7500 years ago, or 5500 BCE. It is the second Age in the Dwapara Yuga in the Vedic system, known as the Bronze Age by the ancient Greeks. This was the Age in which the events of the Bhagavad Gita took place and ended with the death of Krishna as mentioned in the Age of Aries article.

The matri-family system was possibly the dominant cultural system during much of Taurus; a dramatic change in itself but nothing compared to what was just around the corner. Mythologically, anthropologically and archaeologically the last stages of the matri-family system were dismantled during this Age as patriarchy began its final inroads. Continue reading

Musings on the Goddess and the Great Year

I have been researching the subject of the Great Year for over a decade and writing about it since the summer of 2014. Like my paintings, each written piece is an attempt for me to get closer to my truth: the truth about women’s power, the patriarchy, the goddess, the various cycles of cosmic time; the nature of reality. It is compelling and fascinating stuff.

Two weeks ago the sun moved into Aries with a new moon at the Spring Equinox including an eclipse, right on the heels of Saturn turning retrograde and the last of seven exact Pluto-Uranus squares. Whew! So how have you all faired? Was it joyful, grief-ful or somewhere in between? How did you navigate? What did you learn? Continue reading

The Age of Pisces – Healing Our Past

Healing painting for the Age of Pisces 2015; mixed media; 12 x 12; by Zuzanna Vee.

Healing painting for the Age of Pisces 2015; mixed media; 12 x 12; by Zuzanna Vee.

We work with the new moon each month to connect to the Great Age of the same sign on the wheel of the Great Year. We now commence some the most important work: that of healing our Collective Past. This new moon is at 29° Pisces; 5:37 am EDT. First, a brief summary of the Pisces New Moon energies with which we will be working and then we will dive deep into the collective unconscious with this month’s tools and further foci.

The new moon is about beginnings. That it occurs in the last degrees of Pisces indicates that new beginnings will come about through finishing up and letting go of old business; in other words, our ‘stuff’; Continue reading

The Age of Aquarius – Healing Our Present

If you are new to this site, or have just missed it to begin with, please read this article, the fourth of four groundwork articles. This information will help you to personally get the most from this New Moon Healing Cycle: how to apply the healing suggestions, and to make the Great Year Cycle a powerful healing experience each month, each year.

“Harmony and understanding; sympathy and trust abounding…”1 I’m sure many of you recognize this wonderful anthem for a paradigm that we all knew was ‘right around the corner.’ As a youngster this song meant everything to me. I couldn’t wait! Well, here we are and I’m still waiting…..

But seriously, the lyrics of the song harken back to the Garden, a much more distant collective memory rather than the era we have just entered into. The Age of Aquarius, as you may be experiencing, is all about dissolution. Coming out of the patriarchal Age of Pisces, how could it be anything but? There is a lot that has to change, most of all, us – humanity.

When Pluto (death to old forms/transformation) entered Capricorn (structure and form) in 2008, this may have been the entry into the Age of Aquarius. December 21, 2012, was stepping through the gateway; and here we firmly are.

Dissolution: dream image; pastel on black paper, Zuzanna Vee, 2014

Dissolution – healing painting for Age of Aquarius; a dream image; pastel on black paper, Zuzanna Vee, 2014

Humanity needs to change, will change, and it can come like a tornado, or it can be conscious, personal option. The important point of all this is that it begins and ends with each one of us choosing much different ways of living and thinking than we have been used to, than we have been told we should aim for, than we have been duped into believing is appropriate. Continue reading

The Age of Capricorn – Healing our Future

If you are new to this site, or have just missed it to begin with, please read this article, the fourth of four groundwork articles. This information will help you to personally get the most from this New Moon Healing Cycle: how to apply the healing suggestions, and to make the Great Year Cycle a powerful healing experience each month, each year.

Currently in this Capricorn New Moon cycle: Mid-December Pluto and Uranus attend to their penultimate squaring aspect (six of seven). Next and final will be mid-March 2015. The effect of this series of squares between these heavy weights will be felt for years to come. It is an archetypal time we live in, though it is only in retrospect, for the most part, that we will realize this. Think of the 60s – that was the last time Uranus and Pluto did a similar dance together. Two days after this New Moon in Capricorn, Saturn will enter Sagittarius (December 23rd): the planet of limitations and discipline, Saturn, in the sign of adventure and faith. Should be interesting. We need to pay attention.

The Sacred Hoop; mixed media; 2014

The Sacred Hoop; healing painting for the Age of Capricorn; mixed media on watercolor paper; Zuzanna Vee 2014;  12 x 12 inches.

The end of the Age of Capricorn was approximately 24,000 years ago. It had lasted two to two and a half thousand years. We will enter the next Age of Capricorn in approximately 4000 CE, or in about 2000 years. Feels like a long time from now, huh? But we, in this Age, the commencement of the Age of Aquarius, will affect what will be going on then. What we do now matters – a lot. Continue reading

Healing with the Great Year & the New Moon Cycles

Beginning with the Capricorn new moon/Winter Solstice 2014, Cycles of Healing will officially be offering suggestions on how to work with the Great Year and New Moon energy cycle for deep personal and collective healing. This exciting journey could trigger subconscious memories, both pleasant and not so much, that arise into consciousness. Allow it all to come up to be released, neither holding onto nor pushing it away. Identify and use your support network.

The Great Year 'Hemispheres'

The Great Year ‘Hemispheres’. Click picture for a larger view.

I have been shown, in meditation, that the cycle of the Great Year, like an astrology chart, is divided at the horizon right across the center, left to right. This is the hemisphere divide of the Great Year. The upper portion, above the ‘horizon’, represents right brain values: intuition, synthesis, insight, empathy, etc. The Goddess was alive and well during these times. Below the ‘horizon represents left brain values: logic, language-basis, sequential or linear processing, data collection, organizing, structure, control, etc. This is when the patriarchy has held sway. Unlike an astrology chart though, this horizon does not shift (at least not within one Great Cycle of 26,000 years). The ‘MC’ or Mid Heaven is always between the Libra and Virgo Great Ages.

In this healing cycle we follow the new moon on our journey through the Great Year and therefore, travel in a familiar, seemingly ‘forward’, direction (i.e. Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, etc.). But ‘forward’ is misleading. As space/time is an illusion of the material Continue reading

An Alternate Theory of Precession

Continuing with our new moon articles and laying the groundwork for the Great Year Healing Cycle that will commence at the December new moon, which also happens to be the Winter Solstice this year.

According to Lost Star of Myth and Time author, Walter Cruttenden, contemporary science recognizes that most observable stars in our universe have relationships with at least one other star. That is, they form a dual, or binary (or more), star system. The odds that our sun would not have a companion are slim, but the hysterically clung-to belief that we are ‘special’ here on Earth and alone in the universe is hard to shift.

If most observable stars have a companion, might not our solar system, too, have a companion or sister star? Continue reading