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Newsletter june 2023


Issues in this month’s edition are:

  • Preface

  • Preview month June

  • Important energies

  • Corona Borealis

  • Astronomy and astrology in daily practice

  • The gift

  • Warriors of the light

  • Wisdom of Lao Tse


Our thoughts, usually know many directions. Sometimes to the future, sometimes to something happening in the past. And in between anything can come in our minds.

In what puzzles us, our mind plays an important role. Depending on what happens there we become active in a certain manner.

Krishnamurti, an Indian philosopher talked about ‘desire” as the most important reason for us to become active. At least as long as we are not yet developed consciously.

Desire also hinders us to listen to the inner voice of our soul.

For that we need quietness and silence

Today, when I write this text, it is Ascension Day. The day, symbolizing the connection of our mind with the divine and higher consciousness. Something remarkable happened. I was together with my wife in the garden. She was silent and in deep thoughts and after a while told me a bird had been sitting upon her head. She didn’t recognize it. A message silent and symbolic and nevertheless heard. Something changed, serenity was all around.

We could hear the message in our hearts.

Preview for the month June

The month begins with a friendly and romantic energy

So close before the Full Moon of the 4th this could feel agreeable.

This Full Moon can bring us innovative energies, and can create surprising insights.

It is an anergy inviting us for a deep meditation. Be prepared to use your insights in daily practice.

The degree of “Seed” ideas and the chance for germination and growth will be touched.

On June 5th Venus changes signs and enters Leo. Normally this strengthens our luxury desires, however a strong aspect with Pluto intensifies our thoughts and feelings. We will be forced to evaluate our value systems. Make it a thorough exercise and weight the outcomes against higher values. Do this exercise conscious and intensely, the outcomes will prove to be important in your further live.

It is time to put our efforts into a better world,

On June 9th we can have special insights. Are they dream or reality.

On June 11th Pluto returns to Capricorn and remains there the rest of the year.

It will remind us of the work still remaining about the urgently needed improvement in many of our societal systems at the dawn of the Aquarius Age.

They will unveil some important insights.

On June 15th we better can be somewhat reluctant in our external actions. They might call resistance. On June 17th Saturn turns retrograde, we will get the opportunity to think about our ideals and the borders we would like to put on others.

The new Moon of June 18th cab bring additional indications. It helps you to reorganize your preferences related to your part in societal developments. New insights can guide us the way to the future. We are in urgent need of these.

The energy on June 19th can be somewhat embarrassing. On one hand, dreams promising more than might be real, on the other hand good chances for your personal development of value for your and our societies future.

And then we arrive upon the Summer solstice, the solar maximum of the northern hemisphere at the same time the Winter solstice of the Southern hemisphere.

For both views a sacred moment.

This year the stars indicate a year of transformation, especially for the MET time zone.

It might also be the sign of a transformation to new societal values (individuality and personal talent as a service to collective goals for the community) as a basis for the common fight against and overcome the tempest of the future.

On June 26th from many points of view there can take place unexpected events. Both in individual lives as well as mundane we can notice it. Probably nobody will miss the message.

On June 27th our attention will be more focused on our families and roots.

On June 30th we might feel rather disoriented. We could better abstain from the use of drugs and/or alcohol. This is also important to understand the real value of the chances coming up in our lives.


The astrological Mandala, Dane Rudhyar

Important energies for the month June

This month, the following important energies will be present. They will be the explanation for significant events during this month. Time used is GMT.

3 Venus trine Neptune

4 Full Moon (05.42) at 14th degree Gemini and Sagittarius, Mercury conjunction Uranus

5 Venus enters Leo (15.46), Venus opposition Pluto

9 Mercury sextile Neptune

11 Pluto R enters Capricorn (11.36), Mercury trine Pluto, Mercury enters Gemini (12.26),

Venus square Jupiter

15 Mercury square Saturn

17 Mercury sextile Venus, Saturn retrograde (19.27),

18 New Moon (06.37) at 27th degree Gemini

19 Sun square Neptune, Jupiter sextile Saturn

21 Summer solstice (21.58)

26 Mercury square Neptune, Mars square Uranus

27 Mercury enters Cancer

30 Mercury trine Saturn, Neptune retrograde (23.06)

Corona Borealis

This article by Eleonore Oldenburger is about a beautiful star sign with a high symbolism related to it.

Underneath picture form Wikipedia gives an impression of the way star signs were looked at in ancient days.

The king, the coronation and the Corona Borealis

Millions of people recently have witnessed the coronation of king Charles III on TV.

What a glamor, what a majestic event. And what an impressive splendor was created by the precious diamonds on this heavy and massive golden crown (the weight was over 2 kg). A coronation is a so calledsolificatio’, an unusual meaning related to the identification with the sun (sol) and her vitality bringing power.

A coronation of a monarch represents this for the whole kingdom.

Also, in nature we see crowns from solar power, like a beautiful yellow crown of a flower, or the impressive feather cloth of many birds, and the horns of some animals.

Two thousand years ago, gnostic jewels represented the seven or twelve ray crown of light, for instance from the crown of the Empress (in the Rider Waite tarot).

In the alchemistic meaning the metals and jewels represented several properties of planets and stars.

The crown is (on a psychological level) symbol for the integration of various elements of the self with the solar consciousness.

The crown uplifts those who are humble, like Maria, the servant of the lord, who once crowned by the angels became the royal and compassionate Queen of Heavens.

However, the crown can also be a burden, being more than a halo of glamor.

In Shakespeare’s King Henri IV th (part 2) the king is crying: “Restless and hard is the crowned head” (3.1.33) and repeats prince Hal the grief of his weakened father with “o, brilliant creator of unrest, golden sorrow”.

The crown of thorns is penetrating the forehead of the crucified Christ, mocking with his earthly kingdom, whilst elevating his suffering to a spiritual Majesty.

The Corona Borealis, the breathtaking crown on the head of the mythical Ariadne, symbolizes the inescapable circle of her fate and her love, seduction, abandonment, and death.

Nevertheless, as well children at clothing disguise parties as queens of beauty, winning athletes, and royal heirs, wish themselves a crown. The special rituals and ancient symbolism still have a magic attraction.

Corona Borealis

The crown of the king is in the skies visible in the sign Corona Borealis. This glitters between the signs Hercules and Boötes. It is a small but attention asking sign, easy to be recognized by his shape: 7 stars together forming a kind of ring. In the northern hemisphere we see it at the end of May on the highest point. So, it is visible between end of the spring and in summer.

The alfa star Alphecca is situated in the center as a bright white star.

In ancient Persia the sign was called the broken shell, while the circle is not completely round.

In most cultures, however this sign is seen as a crown, a garland of flowers or ribbon for heads. In Greece women used these ribbons on their wedding, twisted branches with flowers and in the middle a precious closing stone. The ancient Greek called this Ariadne’s crown.

The myth of Ariadne

Ariadne was the daughter of king Minos of Crete. In the labyrinth on this isle, lived the Minotaur, a monster being half man, half bull.

In those days, Athens had to pay taxes to Crete and so every year, 7 boys and girls had to be sent to feed the Minotaur.

In the third year Theseus, a Greek hero and son of the king of Athens joined these boys and girls as volunteer, to try to kill the monster.

When Ariadne saw Theseus, she immediately fell in love and decided to help Theseus.

She gave him a long rope to enable him to find the way back from the labyrinth (the famous action of Ariadne). Theseus succeeded to kill the Minotaur and to escape form the labyrinth.

King Minos was furious, Ariadne fled together with Theseus to Athens.

On their way home they came on the isle Naxos. There Theseus had a dream and the God Dionysus ordered him to hand over Ariadne.

Theseus followed this order and left Naxos without Ariadne.

She was left behind in grief and lonely. Dionysus comforted her and shortly after married her.

At her wedding she received Ariadne’s crown as a gift.

Another version of the myth tells us that Ariadne died from a broken heart and Dionysus placed her crown in the skies as the sign Corona Borealis.

The meaning

A meaning of corona and nowadays also the most used meaning is that of the outer sphere of the Sun.

This layer sends only limited light; therefore, the corona is very difficult to see.

Only at a total eclipse we can see the corona as a beautiful bundle of rays.

A star sign is a group of stars together enabling us to imagine a figure when we connect these stars.

These star signs have a rich history and commonly received names from Greek or Roman mythology.

One of them is Corona Borealis.

The crown represents a gift from the Gods, but also pain, chaos, and loneliness are connected.

The Gods select as an example someone to serve higher goals, but this person has to undergo many difficulties. Ariadne for instance had to assist Theseus to beat the Minotaur, but finally she was left behind by him.

Alphecca, the jewel in the crown

 Alphecca is an Arab word meaning “The bright one at the table”.

Alphecca is also known as Gemma, Latin for precious stone.

This precious stone is the most important one in the ribbon of flowers.

A tiara crown with a sapphire in the middle gives those who wear it the state of “speaking justice” in wisdom and love.

The emperor or King is supposed to act in conformance with integrity rules.

 This places a jewel in the crown of our conscience.

When the sapphire is placed in a crown, this indicates it is worn by a religious adept.

The stone also is a confirmation of the love for value, trust, and love for truth, and the faith the good will overcome.

The women dressed in green, at king Charles coronation, “Penny Mordaunt” opening the celebration procession, appeared to be Lady Justice” herself, with the ritual sword of discernment in her right hand.

The meaning of the star Alphecca

The star Alphecca gives you this present of the Gods, to be used.

It brings you in a position to be remarked, bring good esteem, and helps you to a good societal position.

Often you arrive in this situation by fortune r love, it is not necessary to work hard for it, it is a precious gift.

You have to deal with it carefully, because problems can follow as an opposite of good luck. In fact, things happen serving other objectives.

The best way to deal with is in a female manner, by resonating with what happens and see what fate will bring you, quietly and compassionate.

Meanig of symbols:

Crown – worthiness, crown on your work

Scepter – power, tendency to rule

Throne – royalty, rest, accomplishment

Robe – warmth, reveal, disclosure

Bull heads – virility, new life, sometimes sacrifice

Harness – protection, limited in movement

Globe – loving power, fertile earth

Eleonore Oldenburger


The book of symbols, Taschen

Tarot as a key to insight. Eleonore Oldenburger, Synthese

The stars of your life, Borst, Bergman, Verhagen, van Kersbergen. A3

Astrology and astronomy in daily practice.

Venus already is some time visible as evening star. During the whole month Venus will remain visible as a bright star appearing almost immediately after sunset.

this and also the following month.

On June 16th the Moon is close to Venus.

Mars will be in the Southwest at sunset. On June 22nd Mars will be close to the Moon.

Saturn and Jupiter will be visible from midnight until sunrise (in the south).

On May 5th I got a phone call from Eleonore. She had the idea to write an article about the Corona Borealis and asked me whether I could add some astronomical and astrological information.

Corona Borealis (Northern Crown) has as most important star Alphecca and this is on Scorpio 19th degree, the same degree where the Lunar eclipse of May 5th took place.

Symbol of this degree: the need to create new ways of communication.

The same evening (the 5th of May being national Independence Day in NL), the theme freedom had been recalled in our minds. The essence was, to be able to do what is felt important, serving the community we are part of, without creating problems for other people in our community.

I also was informed about many Mercury retrograde experiences. They had to do with different subjects: deja-vues, many people from a far past suddenly appeared in our lives. I myself had a similar experience with my oldest sister, celebrating a special birthday on a special place.

A reader informed me to have felt the energetic change on April 11 clearly.

Her attention for the garden disappeared suddenly and changed to communication and the need to get more insight. A good example of the transit from Mercury form Taurus to Gemini.

Against the end of May we were surprised by the passing away of a friend. She was already ill during some months. On the announcement there was a drawing of a kingfisher. She had made the drawing herself, colorful and in a beautiful lineage. The text struck me: “The most precious happiness of a bird is to spread his wings and fly away from mankind”.

Picture: Kingfisher (source Wikipedia)

It reminded me to a short movie I saw some days before on TV. It showed a kingfisher being entangled in a net. It was set free by a helpful man.

The Gift

The author of this book, Edith Egger, survived Auschwitz.

She shares some of her traumatic experiences with us and explains how these became a gift for her and her clients.

She holds a mirror and reflects different situations we can come upon in our daily lives, without knowing how we can change these situations and escape out of our own self-created prisons.

By analyzing the situations and learning the lessons presented we can create awareness for our own possible role in all this.

She shows that in almost every live we have to deal with situations causing pain, fear, and stress. She gives us directives how we could deal with these situations and make our own choices.

Thus, events become their function in our lives and our growth to a greater consciousness, taking care hope for the better will always remain present.

The book is divided in 12 chapters with 12 types of incidents, offering us lessons to learn.

Nevertheless, the heavy subject the book is written clearly and reads pleasantly.

Warriors of the light

A warrior of the light concentrates on the small everyday miracles in his life.

He can see the beauty because he carries the beauty within him.

The world is a mirror, it reflects our own acting and presentation.

Although the fighter is confronted with his shortages and limitations, he does his utmost to show his good humor in times of crisis.

Nevertheless, the cosmos will use al possible efforts to help him, although all events seem to prove the contradiction.

Source: Warriors of the light, Paolo Coelho


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It helps to live simply and show the normal things

And also banning of greed out of our lives and make desire less important.

Lao Tse

Monthly newsletter October


Issues in this month’s edition are:

  • Preface

  • Preview month October

  • Important energies

  • Astrology and astronomy in daily practice

  • Light on the path & through the gates of gold (8)

  • Mars retrograde

  • Coincidence in our solar system (3)

  • Wisdom of Lao Tse


Nowadays, wisdom is supposed to be an important quality, but if we look around to what is happening the presence of wisdom isn’t easy to recognize. Everybody may agree with this.

However, this will turn out to be less self-evident when we try to elaborate this in greater detail.

In the process on agreeing about wisdom, we will easily come upon points of disagreement or misunderstanding.

In essence this also is self-evident, because when trying to understand about wisdom, we can only use personal insights and qualities. And when we allow this to penetrate deeply into our thoughts, we learn to understand we have only admittance to our own wisdom.

Essential in personal wisdom, is the insight that we are limited and also that we should learn to understand that what is not a natural part of our own wisdom, is only available to us when we open up and become vulnerable.

By opening up for different insights and wisdom, and by learning to understand that the grandiosity of all there is, has a special intention for this, we can achieve greater wisdom.

To what intention?

This helps us to prevent our own limited wisdom will prevail and changes into pigheadedness.

I wish you all much “new” wisdom and associated spiritual insights this coming month. The world around us needs our help, patience, wisdom, and insight.

Preview for the month October

At the end of the month September, we will be reminded to the fight for our freedom in many ways and the limitations and responsibilities put upon us from many sides and for many different reasons.

The planet Saturn is on the last degrees of its retrograde motion and will come close to a square with Uranus. When Saturn turns direct on October 23rd the tension gradually will disappear.

Let us become aware that only in close cooperation with people around us, we will manage to keep our freedom and also when we use this carefully in the interest of societal development for mankind and planet as a whole.

In this period, it should be considered indicative that Jupiter (the planet of justice and (personal) development) is very close to the earth and make aspects with Uranus and Saturn.

This struggle for purification however can lead to Plutonic circumstances, with a lot of struggles, related to power. It is all about the important message of purification, Pluto sends this message most intensely on October 8th when the planet turns direct. This will take place on the degree symbolized by “pilgrims climbing the steep steps leading to a mountain shrine. It helps us to connect to divine inspiration.

Together with the solar eclipse on October 25th this could potentially lead to impressive and totally unexpected events in the world and in someone’s personal life. The 3rd degree of Scorpio, where the eclipse will take place, knows a number of interpretations.

According to Janduz (see: pictural guide of the degrees of the ecliptic) there are different possibilities of interpretation when we look at the symbol: An old man sits on the bank of a canal. He reflects, looking at a factory on the opposite side, where high chimneys become red at the falling of the night”.

This allows more interpretations. When looking in meekness, it could symbolize the destruction of Babylon (created by mankind). The symbol from the mandala of Rudhyar asks our attention for the essence of the solution: “A house raising party in a small village enlists the neighbor’s cooperation”.

The creation of a collective effort to solve all problems created by mankind ourselves, before they will be solved in another way.

The eclipse touches the area around the North pole (from Greenland and Iceland, via Russia and Siberia, to Pakistan and India) and is nowhere 100% (see picture below). Is this a coincidence?

The cone touches the earth above the North Pole.

In Europe we can see a partly eclipse. At the climax of the eclipse we see a dark part in the Sun’s surface of about one third of the surface of the Sun.

The first week of the month can be somewhat embarrassing.

We might have some problems with our orientation and communication. We also might behave somewhat exaggerating in buying material issues. Later on, we will get the chance to put deeper insights into practice. Do this at the service of your community.

About October 11th our communication becomes more directed to our partners. This day (as well as on October 21st) you are advised not to organize activities for a broader public. You will become disappointed by the lack of participation.

On October 12th it might be difficult to realize ideals. You possibly will miss the inspiration to put effort in it. This will change a couple of days later. Between October 14th and 18th energy in general is favorable to achieve things.

Between October 19th and 26th you should be careful and stay out of dangerous places and situations.

On October 22nd Venus and the Sun make an (outer) conjunction on the last degree of Libra. It is the degree of the holistic approach to knowledge, an indication for the period in front of us?

At the end of the month, energy will be more harmonic. We will arrive in a period where we will think over our efforts, as from October 30th the planet Mars will turn retrograde.

See a special article about this further on in this newsletter.


The astrological Mandala, Dane Rudhyar

Pictural guide of the ecliptic degrees, by Janduz

Sky & Telescope (picture eclipse)

Important energies for October

This month, the following important energies will be present. They will be the explanation for significant events during this month. Time used is GMT.

1 Venus opposition Jupiter

2 Mercury direct (11.07)

7 Mercury trine Pluto

8 Pluto direct (23.56)

9 Full Moon (22.55) at Aries 16.33

11 Mercury enters Libra (01.51)

12 Sun trine Saturn, Mars square Neptune, Mercury opposition Jupiter

14 Venus trine Saturn

18 Sun trine Mars

19 Venus trine Mars, Sun square Pluto

20 Venus square Pluto

22 Sun (outer) conjunction Venus at Libra 30e degree

23 Mercury trine Saturn, Saturn direct, Sun enters Scorpio (12.36)

25 New Moon with solar eclipse (12.49) at Scorpio 02.00

27 Mercury trine Mars, Mercury square Pluto

28 Jupiter R enters Pisces

29 Mercury enters Scorpio (21.22)

30 Mars retrogrades (14.26) at Gemini 26e degree (until January 11th, 2023)

Astrology and astronomy in daily practice.

The main issue for the month October will be the solar eclipse on the 25th. This will be partly visible in Europe during the morning.

Venus will not be visible this month, she is close to the Sun.

Mars will become visible in the south shortly after sunset.

If the skies are clear on October 30th, we could have a glimpse of Mars shortly after the planet has started to turn retrograde. When looking at it, it might help us to understand the meaning of this martial energy for the months to come.

Jupiter and Saturn rise shortly after midnight in the South-East. Before sunrise, we could observe them in the west, before they will set.

As Jupiter is on the point of her orbit around the Sun that is closest to the earth, we can observe her as by far the brightest “star” in the skies.

In the evening of October 5th, the Moon will be close to Saturn, at midnight on October 9th close to Jupiter and on October 15th close to Mars.

Last month the world lost some people supposed to be great (former president Gorbatsjov of Russia and Queen Elisabeth of the UK).

Solar eclipses are supposed to be indications for this.

In astrology we use a period of 2 weeks before and after an eclipse as indicative.

As Gorbatsjov was out of power when he died, this is not valid for him.

The passing away of Gorbatsjov is indicated in his birth chart, as well as all innovations he brought in Russia. He helped the country to get rid of the enormous communist bureaucracy.

With Saturn as ruler of his 10th house and Uranus in the first house close to the AC and the Northern Lunar node he was the indicated person to initiate Perestroika and Glasnost.

Thanks to a close trine he has been honored for this with a Nobel Prize, and also received protection against his opponents.

In the birth chart of Queen Elisabeth there are clear indications.

She was born with Saturn in conjunction with her MC, and Saturn also being the ruler of her first house. It indicates her enormous addiction to duty. Saturn as ruler AC also indicates her sense of humor.

I live in the house we have built about 25 years ago. We live there to our great pleasure and already many years without architectural troubles. However, the last years this has been changed.

With Pisces on the 4th house and the ruling planet Neptune now making a transit here since 2015 we every now and then have water problems (leakages).

Recently the painter came to paint the house and he soon discovered a hidden leakage.

At that moment I had Neptune transit opposition Jupiter (birth chart), indicating big leakages to become clear on a “good” moment.

However, we had sunny weather and the problems have been repaired without delay.

In a newsletter some month ago, I paid attention to the Nebra disk. This was found in Germany some decades ago and originates form the Bronze Era (some 3.500 years ago).

The Unetice society in Middle Europe made it as an object of worship.

The disk represents a picture of heavens in earlier days.

Picture: The Nebra disk from the Bronze Age

We can clearly recognize the Pleiades close to the Sun, and also a “boat” underneath for transport in the heavens.

There was an exposition where I managed to attend, it was impressive. The day I visited the exposition, Uranus and Sun formed a trine indicating good news for astronomy.

At the same occasion I visited an exhibition about Mount Ararat and the impressive Armenian culture.

There were beautiful objects of ancient Armenian arts and a replica of Noe’s Arc.

The opposition form Neptune to natal Jupiter, meaning enormous lots of water, was very symbolic for this.

Last month I was informed about many incidents related to Mercury retrograde.

Someone has sent me the following message: “beautiful text”. However, there was no additional text, so I wondered what was the meaning and I asked for it? It turned out the interesting part of the text had been lost.

In another incident somebody got a message that an important road had been closed.

Because the travelling was necessary, she decided to take another road, however many others had decided to do the same, so a delay became obvious, and the destination was reached too late.

When she returned home somewhat later it turned out the road concerned had not been closed at all.

I also do efforts to get insight in my ancestors (genealogy). You can derive many new insights from it.

On the search for the ancestors of a son in law, I came upon 2 brothers form one family, who married 2 sisters from another family. It turned out that one couple my ancestors are originating, and the other couple those of my son in law. Fortunately, this event already took place in the beginning of the 18th century.

Besides the retrograde Mercury I also noticed another coincidence, being a tarot card.

The daily card for that day was Pentacles 10, showing family history and traditions.

Somebody else phoned me to tell me about a remarkable tour she had made with her husband.

She had planned a trip abroad and had made an appointment to gather additional information on her destination. They had to go to another city, where they were not well known.

However, the trip turned out to be more complex than expected.

The TomTom and the driver lost track and following the instructions, many abuses against traffic law had been made before the wished location had been reached.

As a miracle there were no attentive policemen to correct their behavior or fine them.

Light on the path & through the gates of gold (8)

This booklet of author Mabel Collins had been published in the first issue in 1887.

When the lessons from the former articles have been understood, a clear inner voice will direct itself to you and say:

Lesson 9: Pay serious attention to all life surrounding you.

Lesson 10: Learn to look inside people’s hearts

Lesson 11: Pay special attention to your own heart.

Lesson 12: For through your own heart comes the light helping you to release life and making your eyes clear. Pay attention to the hearts of mankind in order to feel the world where you live in in your own heart, helping you to become part of it.

Observe the never-ending changing life surrounding you, because it is generated through the hearts of the people around you.

While you manage to better understand their character and meaning, you will be prepared step by step to read the more meaningful message of your life.

It is an imagination of your growth and the understanding you develop for the people around you, when you surrender to the divine harmonics, absorb them, and let them permeate you.


Light on the path, Mabel Collins

Mars retrograde

On October 30th the planet Mars turns retrograde. It happens on the 25th degree of Gemini. This period will last to January 11th, 2023, Mars has then arrived on the 9th degree of Gemini when it turns direct again.

The area between these degrees of Gemini become additional attention. This differs in everybody’s personal chart, however in the mundane astrology (astrology of the whole world) the focus is about communication and getting knowledge.

When Mars is direct in Gemini, our communication tends to be focused. When Mars retrogrades, we tend to become more thoughtful before reacting.

Mars is also about action, physical efforts, and the ability to be productive in operational issues.

When Mars is retrograde, we are supposed to become more thoughtful and prepared to think things over before acting.

Picture: planet Mars (Hubble telescope)

Mars retrogrades take place in a cycle of almost 15 years. Within such a cycle Mars makes 7 oppositions with the Sun. This time the opposition takes place on December 8th, 2022, with the planet Mars on the 17th degree of Gemini.

The symbolic of this degree is:

The head of a robust youth changes into that of a mature thinker”.

It indicates a process of mental metamorphosis helping to transform physical vitality into the power to build concepts and intellectual formulations through which knowledge can be transferred.


The astrological Mandala, Dane Rudhyar

Coincidence in the solar system (3)

Already for many centuries, mankind is occupied in trying to understand the dynamics in our solar system. We already have understood many insights, however we still are looking for more.

Recently, I received a very interesting booklet as a present and was struck deeply by the special contents.

The booklet was about the order in our solar system and how they are presented to us on earth.

In the booklet I found other facts about mathematical pattens and the way they are presented to us.

Looking at the Sun we will sometimes see Sun dogs: pieces of a rainbow appearing at the left and the right side of the Sun.

Sometimes we can also see a circle in a greater distance from the Sun with an arch at the top.

This pattern appears as the old symbol of the planet Mercury (without the “+” underneath).

Figure: Ice halos around the Sun

To our surprise the appearing halos mark the mean orbits around the Sun of both inner planets, Venus and Mercurey.

There are more points of embarrassment in this picture; in the booklet you find much more astonishing facts. It is very worthwhile to buy it.

Picture: Planet Neptune (James Webb telescope)

Shortly after I had written above text I was informed about a beautiful picture of Neptune, by the James Webb telescope. The rings are from crystalized ice and have a similar background as the Sundogs.


John Martineau: A little book of Coincidence (Wooden books):


This newsletter is edited monthly by Omegahighlighter and contains different articles and previews based on astronomical occurrences and related energies.

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Jan Weber

In our efforts to achieve wisdom, we should intellectually understand what is eternal

and understand rationally the temporariness of our knowledge.

Lao Tse