Lessons from the Shadow: Ketu in Transit

Lessons from the Shadow: Ketu in Transit

Over the next eighteen months, Ketu, the south node of the Moon, transits the zodiac sign of Scorpio. Ketu is the shadow force that brings a contraction of belief systems, one-pointed focus, as well as the transcendence of the physical to contemplate and know the...
Yoga – Finding Equilibrium

Yoga – Finding Equilibrium

Dear Soul, In Chapter four of the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna speaks to Arjuna about the origins of Yoga. He talks of an eternal knowledge, not authored by one person, but taught by Krishna himself as the ‘Cosmic Being’ to ‘Vivasvat’ or Surya...
Honouring Our Ancestors

Honouring Our Ancestors

The time of ‘Shraadh’ before the festivities of ‘Navraatri’ and Goddess worship, is meant to be a time for honouring our ancestors and ancestral lineages. We live our lives unaware of the memories we carry from those who lived before us in a...
Mars in Aries

Mars in Aries

Dear Soul, In the night sky above the Eastern horizon, the planet Mars shines resplendent this month (September 2020), and is visible as a reddish star on a clear night. In Vedic Astrology, Mars is often associated with Lord Hanuman – great devotee of Sri Rama....
Full Moon in Shraavana

Full Moon in Shraavana

Dear Soul, The Full Moon in ‘Shraavana’ that occurs on August 3rd this year (2020) is a day of festivity, worship and the honouring of many bonds of relationship in this life. The word ‘Shraavana’ comes from the Sanskrit ‘Shru’, which means to ‘listen’. The ability to...