January 20, 2016

Sun in Aquarius

Happy Sun in Aquarius!  The above photo is the Shrine of Aquarius, dedicated to the Sun Goddess Amaterasu No Kami and  located in the Sanctuary of the Foundation Center Temple.  Listen to Olivia Robertson during a past Fellowship of Isis ritual, as she describes the mystery of Aquarius:
(MP3 / 1:50 min / 430 kb)
Audio transcript:
"Contemplate the 2 wavy "W's" of Aquarius and we see that they resonate against each other, in a sort of polarity - two forces.  Now, listen to the Priestess and we'll go dreamy: "we see a winged Goddess holding a mighty urn, from which pours a stream of life forms of which we can discern fishes, animals, plants, rocks, elementals, humans.  A laughing God behind the Goddess draws power upon them with his trident. Look at this - imagine the most beautiful Goddess you can imagine with mighty wings and she has this urn, and imagine all life forms, even the oddest, you know - lizards, insects, fear viruses, crystals, giraffes, weird creatures from other planets.  We could go on looking at this stream of life forever.  All sorts of fabled creatures are here, which exist somewhere, or we wouldn't have thought of them.  Look.  And as we are, we see a God behind her drawing power, sharing it with her, with his trident.  And that trident also seems to have a meaning. The positive and negative forces are held together by the central spike, as it were.  And we gaze upon the stars of Aquarius, set in the Sea of Heaven.  Know that the ancients wanted us to see these visions, so they attached these visions to the constellations, that we may attain Stellar Consciousness."
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(Photo by M. Quick, cropped and enhanced.  Wooden panels behind altar were carved by William Morris. All photos & audio on this blog are copyright protected.)