The Celtic Moon Sign Kit: Everything you need to cast a lunar horoscope

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9780684862187: The Celtic Moon Sign Kit: Everything you need to cast a lunar horoscope

CASE DETAILED LUNAR HOROSCOPES FOR YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS

This fun, easy-to-use kit makes Celtic lunar astrology accessible to everyone. Draw up amazingly accurate astrological charts in o matter of minutes -- no complex calculations ore needed, and you don't even hove to have any prior knowledge of astrology. No other system provides such comprehensive and accurate horoscope readings, so why not discover your true "lunar self" using the wisdom of the ancient Celts.

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Introduction

The ancient Celtic ritual calendar and zodiac of thirteen lunar months was associated with thirteen sacred trees, and these tree signs form the basis for the astrological system used in this kit. Each tree has its own dryad or tree spirit which, according to the Druids, was created by the first rays of the Sun that reached Earth -- long before human beings appeared, they represent the spiritual nature of the human character -- an integral port of the human psyche that is not primarily addressed in Sun-sign astrology.

In astrology, the Moon is a symbol of the unconscious mind and it is a dimension of ourselves that Western-based astrological systems have tended to disregard, with just a cursory nod to the 'irrational' influences of the Moon. The lunar dimension of the Celtic zodiac contains the residual influences of post lives (reflecting the Druidic belief in reincarnation) and all the hidden agendas of which the conscious mind is largely unaware, but which are retained in what is known as our Shadow self. While this is the dimension of the mind that this kit addresses, it takes full account of both the Sun and Moon -- or the conscious and unconscious mind -- and thus forms a truly cohesive system, with a corresponding increase in accuracy. Why, then, did Celtic astrology fall into disuse?

A brief history

When the Romans conquered Europe and a large part of Britain, they destroyed many of the Druidic centres of learning in o concerted effort to establish their own authoritarian regime. As part of this process they imported their own zodiac derived from the Greek version. Hence the Graeco-Roman zodiac become the accepted format of astrology throughout europe. Celtic beliefs, however, remained deeply embedded in the psyche of the people, or what dung referred to as the 'collective unconscious'. Having been passed down through the centuries by word of mouth, they were eventually recorded in ancient manuscripts by celtic Christian monks, who were in essence latter-day Druids and Bards. Druidic cosmology and the related philosophies are also to be found in numerous Celtic myths and poems published in the books recorded in the Bibliography and Further reading (see Book Two page 175).

Hidden wisdom

The unconscious, or abstract, mind 'thinks' in the language of mythological symbols, which is why mythology emerges as today's psychology. In nearly all ancient myths both the Moon and earth were identified with primeval goddesses, and their relationship with each other forms an integrated and transforming aspect of the psyche. A lunar eclipse; for example, occurs at the time of the Full Moon when the shadow of the earth slowly creeps across the face of the Moon; according to the lunar mysteries of the Druids, the Moon's own dark shadow or polarity guards a source of hidden wisdom, lndeed, this 'hidden agenda' is the key to your future growth. My interpretations of tim Shadow self and the hidden agenda are drawn from this premise in relationship to the solstices, equinoxes and Celtic Fire Festivals.

The alternation of day and night, or light and darkness, had profound meaning for the Celts; it formed the pivotal duality of life and death. Hence their ritual lunar calendar and zodiac marks the changing light in the sky with the spiralling passage of the Sun moving in unison through the cyclic phases of the Moon. A fundamental spiritual comparison con be made with the Brahmin beliefs that provide the source of Vedic karmic astrology known as 'Jyotish', the science Of light.

About this kit

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This kit has been specially designed to enable you to cast a detailed horoscope without having to worry about the complex astrological calculations or even having a basic knowledge of astrology. The lunar dimension of this system reveals great insight into your whole psyche and provides a mare accurate and fascinating character analysis than the more familiar Sun-based system alone.

The kit consists of this introductory book, which includes a Tables of Years section giving planetary positions for every day and year from 1920-2019, plus a Lunar Zodiac Wheel, a book of Lunar Horoscope Readings, a notepad for easy reference and a chinagraph pencil with which to write on the wheel, everything you need is at your fingertips, so now you can turn to the next page and begin.

Copyright © 1999 by Helena Paterson

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