“Open the Gates!” — Inanna, the Female Sex, and the Venus Archetype | Astrology and Myth

Tracing the origins of the Venus archetype led me back to the first stories ever recorded, back to ancient Sumeria and INANNA.

In this article, I introduce you to one of the earliest known female deities in recorded history. Inseparably connected to the planet Venus, Inanna is the root for understanding womanhood, sexuality, and the cycle of life.

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It’s About CYCLES, Not Circles

In this post, I will reveal how my website Living in Cycles got its name, what it means and how it reflects my understanding of life and the focus in my astrological practice. I’ve also included some of my personal experiences with number symbolism. You know what they say if a number repeatedly appears in your life… Oh, and I will also touch on free will and fate.

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The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft — Astrological Notes on the Story and the Author’s Life: Saturnian Vibes

The year 2020 is a dense one. The main roles on the astrological stage are played by no less than the two traditional giants Jupiter and Saturn, together with Pluto—the farthest celestial body discovered and used in modern astrology. Especially Saturn, as the host of the most significant astrological occurrences in 2020, has a major say in what themes we deal with this year.

So, what kind of host is Saturn? What does he have to offer? And what is his association with the monstrous octopus-like creature that emerges from the bottom of the sea in H. P. Lovecraft’s short story The Call of Cthulhu?

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Investigating Correspondences Between Numerology and Astrology Part 3 — Introducing Numerology (Pythagorean) à la Faith Javane and Dusty Bunker

Part 3 of this series introduces you to another numerology system. This one uses what is known as the Pythagorean conversion chart and a figure of the Pythagorean theorem for calculating and displaying your life cycles. The interpretations for each number calculated in this numerology system combines besides basic numerological symbolism, also elements of the Tarot and astrology.

The system is taught by Faith Javane and Dusty Bunker in their book Numerology and The Divine Triangle (Whitford Press, 1979). Further insights into numerology and interpretations of numbers can be found in Faith Javane’s book Master Numbers: Cycles of Divine Order (Whitford Press, 1988).

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