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A Brief History of Babylonian Astronomy

By |2019-04-14T03:18:09+03:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Babylonian astronomy was the study or recording of celestial objects during early history Mesopotamia. These records can be found on Sumerian clay tablets, inscribed in cuneiform, dated approximately to 3500–3200 BC. In conjunction with their mythology, the Sumerians developed a form of astronomy/astrology that had [...]

Hydra Constellation Mythology

By |2019-04-10T15:02:08+03:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Hydra is the largest of the 88 modern constellations, measuring 1303 square degrees, and also the longest at over 100 degrees. Its southern end abuts Libra and Centaurus and its northern end borders Cancer. It was included among the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century [...]

5 Star Constellations That Everyone Can Find

By |2019-01-27T03:08:10+03:00January 27th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Do you ever look up at a night sky teeming with stars and feel lost with wonder? Maybe you've heard the names of constellations but don't have a clue as to how to begin to identify them? Don't worry, because, with some simple orientation and [...]

Astarte: Goddess of Sexuality and Fertility

By |2019-01-24T15:47:08+03:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Astarte is the Hellenized form of the Middle Eastern goddess Ashtoreth, a form of Ishtar, worshipped from the Bronze Age through classical antiquity. The name is particularly associated with her worship in the ancient Levant among the Canaanites and Phoenicians. She was also celebrated in [...]

A Brief History of Astronomy

By |2018-10-12T02:12:56+03:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. It applies mathematics, physics, and chemistry, in an effort to explain the origin of those objects and phenomena and their evolution. Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, galaxies, and comets; the phenomena include [...]

Star Cluster Pleiades in Folklore and Literature

By |2018-09-08T01:57:39+03:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The high visibility of the star cluster Pleiades in the night sky has guaranteed it a special place in many cultures, both ancient and modern. The heliacal rising of the Pleiades often marks important calendar points for ancient peoples. North Africa (Berber people) The Tuareg [...]

Astral Body: The Subtle Body Between the Intelligent Soul and the Mental Body

By |2018-08-29T13:07:24+03:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The astral body is a subtle body posited by many philosophers, intermediate between the intelligent soul and the mental body, composed of a subtle material. The concept ultimately derives from the philosophy of Plato: it is related to an astral plane, which consists of the [...]

Sirius: The Dog Star

By |2018-08-10T12:10:29+03:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The effect of Sirian energy and influences generated during 1993 / 1994 (the last cycle when Sirius A and B were closest), created renewed interest in this most influential heavenly body. The history books and religions of the world have had much to say about [...]

Stellar Gateway Chakra: A Gateway To Higher Vibrations

By |2018-07-30T18:23:02+03:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The stellar gateway chakra to the Source is the 12th chakra and is located 12 inches above your head. Its color is pure gold. When your lower chakras are ready, this mighty flower opens so that you can access divine energy. In literal terms, „stellar” [...]

Orion Constellation Myths

By |2018-07-20T11:59:06+03:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Orion is perhaps the most recognizable of all constellations. It's containing two of the night sky’s brightest stars, Rigel and Betelgeuse, it also straddles the celestial equator, meaning that it can be seen throughout most of the world, except near to the planet’s polar extremities. [...]