Saturday, March 28, 2015

ODE TO THE NARCISSUS MOON
By Antonius Subia



I am Antinous looking down in the mirror
The way that I love myself is the way that I love you
My love is your love and your love is my love
My breathe is a trace of your perfume
As I walk through the world, I walk as you
My steps are your steps and your steps are my steps
I look up into the stars and I see myself 
You have no idea that I am you
And you are me
And that we are in love
I am Antinous looking up in the mirror

(Narcissus Moon)

Thursday, March 26, 2015

ASTRO FORECAST: MARCH 26 — APRIL 5 2015

Antinous Astrology Forecast

MARCH 26 to APRIL 5 2015


THURSDAY/FRIDAY MARCH 26/27, 2015

Overnight Thursday/Friday we come to the Cancer First Quarter Moon. It is the Lunar Phase of reflection and insight which we call the NARCISSUS MOON in Antinous Moon Magic ... Narcissus is the Spirit which tunes out all distractions and all other people in order to focus on the Divinity within. This Lunar Phase is the Spirit of Self-Love and Same-Sex Love. It is forever gazing into its own reflection and whispering to itself: You are Divine! The reflection and the viewer are one and the same. The Spirit of Narcissus is the Divinity which holds a mirror up to ourselves. self-confidence pairs with the need for security when the Sun forms a productive trine aspect with Saturn. Go ahead: Take your own destiny in your own hands.


SATURDAY/SUNDAY MARCH 28/29, 2015

This weekend is perfect for partying when sensual Taurus Venus forms a 90-degree right angle to exaggeration-prone Jupiter. This is a recipe for over-eating, drinking too much, and generally overdoing everything ... such as spending too much money during shopping excursions. The bad news is that this is awful for your waistline and your liver. The good news is that it is a lot of fun.


MONDAY MARCH 30, 2015

On Monday the work week starts on a power-filled note when Venus forms a trine aspect with Pluto which energizes and empowers you to attain new heights.


TUESDAY MARCH 31, 2015

On Tuesday Mercury leaves dreamy Pisces and soars into fiery Aries for a brief two weeks. As Mercury transitions from peaceful Pisces to bold and brash Aries, our minds and our words will get less poetic and more action-oriented. Aries is a Fire sign known for being impulsive, so be careful what you say! Comments might come out of your mouth before they're fully formed, giving them a tinge of sarcasm or even an edge of insult — whether you intend them to or not. And even if we think we know the full impact of our words, there's the danger that we haven't thought far enough ahead about the effect they'll have on those we care about.


WEDNESDAY APRIL 1, 2015

On Wednesday Mars the planet of action will enter Taurus and remain there until May 12. When the God of War meets the sign of the Bull, things can plod along slowly and move at a snail's pace. While it may seem like slow going, it is a wonderful time to tackle those projects that need endurance and stamina. Mars is all about action, ambition, impulse and drive. The planet Mars was named for the ancient Roman God of War. When channeled improperly Mars energy can lead to excessive anger, violence and war. However, when used constructively this energy can invoke passion, motivation and determination. Now consider the energy of Taurus. The Bull is a stubborn and territorial animal; large and capable of aggression when provoked. While it may seem like slow going, it is a wonderful time to tackle those projects that need endurance and stamina. So putting the forces of Mars and the sign of the Bull together is a little bit like having an irresistible force meet an immovable object. Mars wants to go, go, go and Taurus wants to stubbornly remain still. Things will seem like they are at a standoff during this period. However that doesn’t mean you won't get things accomplished.


THURSDAY APRIL 2, 2015

On Thursday we come to the luckiest day of the week when Mercury forms a fortuitous trine aspect with Saturn even as the Sun trines lucky Jupiter. This is the sort of day that the Latin expression "Carpe Diem" (Seize the Day) was created for. Be sure to buy a lottery ticket ... and be sure to share the winnings with everybody around you.


FRIDAY APRIL 3, 2015

On Friday you will want to put on your dancing shoes when ANTINOUS THE MOON GOD forms energetic aspects to Saturn and Mercury. This is one time when Good Friday is not a day for mourning but rather a day for partying.


SATURDAY APRIL 4, 2015

On Saturday we come to the "Pink Moon" (or "Blood Moon") &mdash a spectacular Lunar Eclipse which will be visible from North America across the Pacific to New Zealand and Australia as well as parts of Asia ... With the Sun in Aries and the Moon in Libra, this is the Libra Full Moon ... the lunar cycle we call the ORATOR MOON of diplomacy and balanced thinking. This is the perfect time for fulfilling dreams of finding just the right partner, the person who balances out your needs and desires perfectly. But remember that diplomacy is the key. Each Lunar Phase represents a Divine Spirit or Archetype. The Spirit of the Orator Moon is the embodiment of articulate expression in all forms and in all media, whether spoken, written or visual.


SUNDAY APRIL 5, 2015

On Sunday batten down the hatches because storms and earthquakes are in store when the Sun forms a 90-degree right angle with Pluto — a configuration which happens twice a year and which invariably spawns strife, conflict, warfare and even bad weather. The good news is that this configuration lasts only about 48 hours.


SNEAK PREVIEW OF NEXT WEEK:

Another exciting week lies ahead between April 6 and 12 when we come to the Capricorn Third Quarter Moon which, in Antinous Moon Magic, we call the HADRIAN'S WALL MOON of stubborn intransigence and immovable barriers. Each Lunar Phase represents a Divine Spirit or Archetype. The Spirit of the Hadrian's Wall Lunar Phase is the embodiment of hindrances and blockages. It represents the barriers that stand in your way. It is all barriers and obstacles to progress. Meditations and rituals conducted on this night are best suited for focusing on blockages in your life, situations and issues which prevent you from moving forward. These can be manifested by persons or situations around you. But most often, we find during meditations on this night that we have erected prison walls around ourselves, we are blocking ourselves from the freedom we so earnestly desire. This Lunar Phase is saying it is time to break out! .... More details next time ....


LABRADORITE FOR THE NARCISSUS MOON
By Our Crystal Meditation Advisor Martin Campbell


AT tonight's Narcissus Moon we should remember that vanity and loving oneself are very different things...

Vanity focuses on the physical appearance you present to the world. It is important to be comfortable with that and ensure you love the image you create and project. Perhaps falling in love with yourself to the exclusion of all others is less positive - as the story of Narcissus illustrates.

Loving oneself is often seen as negative in European cultures. In the UK especially it is seen as quite vulgar to say that you love yourself. It is viewed as selfish and vane. This is so wrong. As Louise Hay says in her seminal book 'You Can Heal Your Life':

"I am talking about having a great respect for ourselves and a gratitude for the miracle of our bodies and our minds."

She goes on to recommend looking at yourself in a mirror, meet your eyes and tell yourself how much you love and respect yourself. Repeat this a few times a day - preferably every day.

LGBTU people have often had to grow up in societies which tell us that we are evil, dirty or repulsive. It can be hard to shake off that negative view of yourself. So try what Louise calls 'Mirror Work' - it is very effective at boosting your self-esteem and self-worth. You are amazing!

Antinous provides a positive reflection of ourselves. He is the eternal image of a man who loved a man. He is the spiritual guide for all people who love people of their own gender or realise that they love themselves as a different gender.  He will be reflected in that mirror too.

Excellent crystals for inner reflection on yourself are:

Labradorite - This one of my favourite crystals (photo above) - partly for its iridescent beauty but also because of its many healing attributes. These include the ability to help you to have faith in yourself. It also brings positive contemplation and introspection.

Fire Agate - This is a powerful crystal (above left) particularly helps with introspection and finding inner peace with yourself.

Apophyllite - This crystal also encourages introspection but helps the process to reveal the truth of who you really are.

Whilst I would, obviously, recommend that you hold these crystals during meditation during this moon phase I would also recommend doing the 'mirror work' Louise Hay recommends. I would add that doing the 'mirror work' while holding one (or all three) of the crystals above would make it even more effective.

Love and Light,
MARTIN

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THE NARCISSUS MOON OF ANTINOUS
THE CANCER FIRST QUARTER MOON



TONIGHT's Cancer First Quarter Moon is the Lunar Phase of reflection and insight which we call the NARCISSUS MOON in Antinous Moon Magic.

Each Lunar Phase represents a Divine Spirit or Archetype. The Spirit of the Narcissus Moon is the Lover of the Self. It is the Spirit which tunes out all distractions and all other people in order to focus on the Divinity within. It is the Spirit of Self-Love and Same-Sex Love.

It is forever gazing into its own reflection and whispering to itself: You are Divine! The reflection and the viewer are one and the same. The Spirit of Narcissus is the Divinity which holds a mirror up to ourselves.

It invites you to look into the depths of yourself — find your Spiritual Twin. You may call this twin your "Soul," "Higher Self," "KA," "Spirit Guide" or "Guardian Angel." The terminology is unimportant. What is important is that you become aware of your Second Self.

In the Religion of Antinous, we call this the NARCISSUS PRINCIPLE, which is one of the founding principles of our religion. It is at the basis of the Spirit of Homosexuality -- Love of the Divine Self.

Most of us go through life unaware of this Other Self. We do what is expected of us. We do what we feel others want us to do. We put the perceived wants and needs of others ahead of our own. We think that it's "selfish" to put our own interests first.

But the Narcissus Moon reminds us that there is another Self -- a Spiritual Self -- without which we are not spiritually whole. For it is only by "looking out for Number 1" that we are physically, mentally and spiritually able to love ourselves. And only then can we truly love others.

The Narcissus Moon invites you to take a deep and profound look at yourself, with all your strengths and all your weaknesses, all your virtues and all your faults, all your courageous achievements and all your failures. Become aware of your Spiritual Twin, so that together, as one spiritual entity, you can fulfill your destiny.

Meditations and rituals on this night are well suited for delving into your inner self, for exploring the spiritual being which dwells within. This is also a good time for determining whether you are perhaps too self-centered and introspective and whether you focus on yourself to the exclusion of others.

Friday, March 20, 2015

PRIESTS OF ANTINOUS CELEBRATE
THE HISTORIC 2015 EQUINOX SOLAR ECLIPSE



THE Equinox Solar Eclipse has just past its peak and the sun is beginning to reappear. 

Priests Hernestus and Martinus have just completed a meditation ritual for this historic celestial event. 

Joined across the cyber-aether, Martinus (in Britain) and Hernestus (in Germany) joined together in a crystal-enhanced meditation in which they visualized Antinous standing vulnerable on the deck of the imperial barge in the final moments of his earthly life ... on the threshold between mortality and divinity. 

Priests of Antinous in the Western Hemisphere will celebrate the Equinox later Friday with special Skype ceremonies originating from the Hollywood Temple of Antinous.

Antinous worshipers in the UK, Germany, US, Mexico and Brazil are commemorating the change in the seasons, the Eclipse and the New Moon ... which is a "Super Moon" because the moon is closer than usual to the Earth and will appear somewhat larger than usual. 

Shortly after the New Moon Solar Eclipse, the Sun shifts into Aries for the Equinox. 

This is the start of the astrological new year, and the symbolism could not be stronger: This is an ending and also a new beginning. It is the best time of year to plant the "seeds" you want to see growing in your own personal life.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

CRYSANTHEMUM STONE FOR THE DOG MOON
By Our Crystal Meditation Advisor Martin Campbell


OUR astrology adviser Hernestus tells me that the Pisces New Moon is the "Dog Moon" of fidelity, friendship, trustworthiness and faithfulness. 

I hope you all have friends. They can come in many forms. 

Myself and my partner are blessed with many wonderful human friends but we are also lucky enough to have the companionship of a big, funny, ginger cat and 6 Goldfish. We will soon inherit a tortoise from a dear friend. 

They all 'give' differently and all 'receive' various levels and types of fidelity, friendship, trustworthiness and faithfulness in return. 

Don't forget, however, that even inanimate objects can be 'friends'. Objects that we love, soak up that affection. 

Hernestus, also our ancient Egyptian expert, will tell you that, in Egyptian terms, these loved objects have a 'Ka', a soul imbued in them by us. 

Favourite toys; paintings we love hung on our walls; sculptures of Antinous all receive energy from us and reflect it back at us. It is mutual attraction and affection. 

It is also thus with crystals - more so in fact. Crystals formed amid the vast, energetic turmoil of the Solar System and Earth's creation and are still being formed by the last remnants of that upheaval - volcanoes and meteorites. 

They have specific energies that they emanate constantly. We emanate vibration too - it fluctuates, ebbs and flows with our moods, health and situations. 

It is why we feel drawn to certain crystals and why certain crystals will work for you at certain times. 

With this in mind I would recommend meditations using the following crystals at this time:

Faithfulness & Fidelity - Opal brings loyalty and faithfulness

Green Sapphire brings loyalty and fidelity
Friendship - Emerald promotes friendship and partnership

Lapis Lazuli bonds friendships and aids the expression of feelings and emotions

Trustworthiness: Pink Chalcedony promotes a strong sense of empathy, inner peace and trust in a relationship. 

Chalcedony in general has always had trust attributed to it. Bowls were made from Chalcedony for sharing liquids as the stone was said to dissipate poison.

Chrysanthemum Stones are rocks with fossil flowers in them in the shape of Chrysanthemums - they are beautiful.  They help to bring security, stability and trust to a relationship. 

Our astrology adviser Hernestus also tells me that this week's moon is also a "SuperMoon" Solar Eclipse. This is a cosmic sign of rebirth and reinvigoration. With this in mind I would also recommend meditations using the following crystals at this time:

Chiastolite (or Cross Stone) - these amazing stones have a distinctive, naturally occurring, cross shape at their centre. They help in understanding the transition from your physical to non-physical state and birth and the same in reverse for rebirth.

Red Spinel - Sometimes found as crystals within a matrix of other crystals they aid energy renewal and rejuvenation.

To get more advice from Martin Campbell and to find out how to contact him CLICK HERE.

THE ANTINOUS DOG MOON
THE PISCES NEW MOON


TONIGHT's dreamy and insightful Pisces New Moon is the lunar phase of fidelity and friendship which we call the ANTINOUS DOG MOON in Antinous Moon Magic.

The Pisces New Moon is the new moon of revelations, when you see who your true friends are -- and who aren't.

Each lunar phase represents a Divine Spirit or Archetype. The Spirit of the Dog Moon is loving and supportive friendship.

This Spirit is loving and faithful, comforting you with familiarity when you see yourself reflected in this Spirit.

It is the perfect combination of comfort and stimulus to grow and provides a wonderful companion that walks with you through life, helping you define and refine who you are and who you choose to be every day.

The only ancient portrait which shows Antinous alongside an animal is by the artist Antonianus of Aphrodisias found at Lanuvium showing Antinous harvesting grapes ... with a small dog looking up at him adoringly ....

Flamen Antonyus Subia painted an oil-on-canvas version of the frieze (above).


Antonyus says, "Yes, the Sacred Barque of Antinous will be crammed full of animals, especially little dogs...a million shih-tzu and Chihuahuas...one thing we know Antinous loves is little dogs...lions, not so much...alligators and hippopotami not at all,...but dogs, with all his heart."

Humans have "genetically engineered" wild canines over thousands of canine generations to create "the dog" -- mankind's best friend. Our ancestors adopted the runts of wolf litters -- the puny little wolf pups that were abandoned by their mothers.

And through thousands of years of breeding wolf runts, early humans created a companion species which coexists in synergy with us.

Humans and canines complement each other beautifully, for the most part. Except when we humans abuse dogs and abandon them.

Friendship is always a two-way street ... and a dog will always come trotting more than halfway to meet us ... and that is why this special lunar phase of true friendship is called the Antinous Dog Moon.

Meditations and rituals carried out during the cycle of the Pisces New Moon are best suited for delving into issues involving trust and faithfulness ... determining who your true friends are ... and how you can be your own best friend.

Tonight is also a good time for contacting and honoring friends ... of all species ... and all familiar spirits.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

ASTRO FORECAST: MARCH 16 — 29 2015

Antinous Astrology Forecast

MARCH 16 to 29 2015


MONDAY MARCH 16, 2015

On Monday the work week gets off to a contentious start when Mercury squares off to Retrograde Saturn. Some old issues which you thought had been resolved long ago suddenly resurface to plague you.


TUESDAY MARCH 17, 2015

On Tuesday Uranus and Pluto are in a 90-degree right angle once again — as they have been on and off for many months. But the good news is that this is the last time this awful configuration will plague us for the next few decades. Pluto has been tearing down and rebuilding economic and political structures for several years now, and Uranus is spawning the revolutions and terrorism we have been seeing for months. But Uranus will begin to move out of Pluto's grasp in April ... until 2046!


WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 2015

On Wednesday Venus enters the earthy and sensual realm of Taurus, The flirting of the past few weeks Venus spent in Aries is now over. Taurus Venus loves romantic cuddling with good food, good wine, flowers, candles and soft music. Venus in Taurus brings the need for reliability, steadfastness and loyalty. Having a partner whom you can lean on and rely on when the going gets tough is high on the priority list.


THURSDAY MARCH 19, 2015

On Thursday your mind shifts into visionary mode when Mercury aligns with Neptune in dreamy Pisces. Pay special attention to your dreams ... and that includes daydreams.


FRIDAY MARCH 20, 2015

On Friday we come to a Partial Solar Eclipse during the PISCES NEW MOON ... which is a "Super Moon" because the moon is closer than usual to the Earth and will appear somewhat larger than usual. Shortly after the New Moon Solar Eclipse, the Sun shifts into Aries for the Equinox. This is the start of the astrological new year, and the symbolism could not be stronger: This is an ending and also a new beginning. It is the best time of year to plant the "seeds" you want to see growing in your own personal life.

But there's much more ... In Antinous Moon Magic the Pisces New Moon is the lunar phase we call the DOG MOON of fidelity, friendship and faithfulness. The Spirit of the Dog Moon is loving and supportive friendship. This Spirit is loving and faithful, comforting you with familiarity when you see yourself reflected in this Spirit. It is the perfect combination of comfort and stimulus to grow and provides a wonderful companion that walks with you through life, helping you define and refine who you are and who you choose to be every day.


SATURDAY MARCH 21, 2015

On Saturday you can expect excitement to be electric when ANTINOUS THE MOON GOD forms high-power aspects with Jupiter, Uranus and Mars while squaring off against Pluto. You will want to get out on the dance floor for sure.


SUNDAY MARCH 22, 2015

On Sunday Pluto bolsters your ability to get your point across when it forms a positive sextile aspect with Mercury even as ANTINOUS THE MOON GOD aligns in conjunction with Venus in romantic Taurus.


MONDAY MARCH 23, 2015

On Monday the romance blossoms into the new work week when ANTINOUS THE MOON GOD forms loving configurations with Neptune, Pluto and Mercury as well as a spicy aspect to Jupiter.


TUESDAY MARCH 24, 2015

On Tuesday your empathy soars to new heights when Venus and Neptune form a sextile aspect even as the Sun forms a sextile with ANTINOUS THE MOON GOD. You see the Divinity in everything around you — in every bird, every blade of grass and every person.


WEDNESDAY MARCH 25, 2015

On Wednesday self-confidence pairs with the need for security when the Sun forms a productive trine aspect with Saturn. Go ahead: Take your own destiny in your own hands.


THURSDAY/FRIDAY MARCH 26/27, 2015

Overnight Thursday/Friday we come to the Cancer First Quarter Moon. It is the Lunar Phase of reflection and insight which we call the NARCISSUS MOON in Antinous Moon Magic ... Narcissus is the Spirit which tunes out all distractions and all other people in order to focus on the Divinity within. This Lunar Phase is the Spirit of Self-Love and Same-Sex Love. It is forever gazing into its own reflection and whispering to itself: You are Divine! The reflection and the viewer are one and the same. The Spirit of Narcissus is the Divinity which holds a mirror up to ourselves. self-confidence pairs with the need for security when the Sun forms a productive trine aspect with Saturn. Go ahead: Take your own destiny in your own hands.


SATURDAY/SUNDAY MARCH 28/29, 2015

This weekend is perfect for partying when sensual Taurus Venus forms a 90-degree right angle to exaggeration-prone Jupiter. This is a recipe for over-eating, drinking too much, and generally overdoing everything ... such as spending too much money during shopping excursions. The bad news is that this is awful for your waistline and your liver. The good news is that it is a lot of fun.


SNEAK PREVIEW OF NEXT WEEK:

Another exciting week lies ahead between March 30 and April 5 when we come to the "Pink Moon" (or "Blood Moon") &mdash a spectacular Lunar Eclipse which will be visible from North America across the Pacific to New Zealand and Australia as well as parts of Asia ... With the Sun in Aries and the Moon in Libra, this is the Libra Full Moon ... Libra Full Moon ... the lunar cycle we call the ORATOR MOON of diplomacy and balanced thinking. This is the perfect time for fulfilling dreams of finding just the right partner, the person who balances out your needs and desires perfectly. But remember that diplomacy is the key. Each Lunar Phase represents a Divine Spirit or Archetype. The Spirit of the Orator Moon is the embodiment of articulate expression in all forms and in all media, whether spoken, written or visual .... More details next time ....


Friday, March 13, 2015

TRY GREEN JADE FOR CLARITY TONIGHT
By Our Crystal Meditation Advisor Martin Campbell



TO create/gain absolute clarity about the situation you are in, or striving for, use Jade (especially Green Jade) in meditations during tonight's Sagittarius Third Quarter Moon. 

Jade helps you to channel passion into constructive approaches to situations with the people around you whether family, friends, colleagues or enemies. 

It is not surprising, therefore, that Chinese people have held Green Jade as sacred for over a millennia.

Love and Light

MARTIN

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THE ANTINOUS MOON OF STELLAR CLARITY
THE SAGITTARIUS THIRD QUARTER MOON



TONIGHT Antinous the Moon God is at right angles to the Sun. This is the SAGITTARIUS THIRD QUARTER MOON, which we call the SACRED STAR phase in Antinous Moon Magic.

Each lunar phase represents a Divine Spirit or Archetype. The Spirit of the SACRED STAR lunar phase is the embodiment of clarity and insight.

In the midst of confusion and chaos, the Spirit of the Star touches the top of your head and conveys sudden and total clarity. This Spirit is never deceived by appearances.

It always sees clearly. It sees through every facade. It sees behind all barriers. It sees through the blackest darkness. It shines as a beacon, lighting the way ahead.

The Star of Antinous was named shortly after the death of Antinous, perhaps in the year 131, when the Nile flooded over the embankments and a new star appeared in the sky to announce the deification of the new god. 


Hadrian's Astrologers noticed the new star which appeared suddenly within the constellation now known as Aquila, the Eagle.

A new constellation was drawn within Aquila that was named Antinous, and officially recognized by Astronomers and Astrologers all around the world, as recently as the last century.

The Sagittarius Third Quarter Moon is concerned with getting clear on idealistic matters.

Meditations and rituals conducted during this lunar phase are ideal for discerning clarity in opaque situations, for clearing the mind of nebulous distractions and for seeing clearly into other worlds ... the perfect night for clairvoyance.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

REVERIE ON TONIGHT'S DIANA MOON
BY OUR FLAMEN ANTONIUS SUBIA



The Diana Moon is upon us,
Full Moon in Virgo,
In the Darkest Hour
Our Lady of the wolves
Mistress of the hounds
Coming forth from the shadows
To cleanse the visions of her children
Lady of the Secret Grove
Restore my sense of mystical aroma
That I may see again, because I am blind now
Wandering lost in the desert among the thorns
I gave my heart over to doubt and despair
I looked at existence and saw only ashes
I was mistaken and in error and clawing at my fate
Frantically I prayed for an end
And Antinous showed his face again
Now the moon rises up among my stars
For I was born with the Moon in Virgo
I am a hound of the Huntress
The blood of the she-wolf pumps in my heart
I affirm that Antinous is one with Diana
I am one with the Lady and the Lord in my heart
I am restored to the wolf-pack
I hear the call of a familiar howling 
And my howl is heard from afar
I am again restored to the blood of the canines
The Queen of Night is with us, We are invincible in our power
I have become a shield and a fortress
I stand with the witches
The Lady of the Crossroads holds forth a hand 
And the way is known to me in the darkness
I am the Moon in Antinous
I have no fear of the coming of the dawn,
The transfiguration of fate is my joy
And the road that leads my death is lined with beauty.
The Black Dog and the Wild Wolf stand beside me upon the path.I see their shining fangs of strength and power by my side
The light of the Moon in Virgo has revealed
The unfolding of destiny
The wheels of the cosmos turning
New gears with which to steer my course
Diana of the Virgo Moon, 
I draw down your power
And transform into my nature
The power of the Prince is with me

I am blessed by the Queen of Hounds

~SUBIA

ANTINOUS AS THE SLEEPER ENDYMION
SIRED THE 52 MAGICAL LUNAR PHASES


DURING the cycle of the Virgo Full Moon ... the DIANA MOON of Antinous ... we honour Antinous the Moon God as Endymion. 

There are several versions of the story of Endymion and the Moon. 

In all of them, he and the Moon become united in love for each other. 

He sleeps eternally bathed in moonbeams, guarded by animal spirits associated with lunar deities: Selene, Diana, Artemis. 

Pliny the Elder mentions Endymion as the first human to observe the movements of the Moon, which (according to Pliny) accounts for Endymion's love. 

In other versions, he is the son of Jupiter/Zeus and the personification of the Moon's Magic on Earth. He sired 52 children with Diana/Selene ... the 52 Lunar Phases of ANTINOUS MOON MAGIC.

THE VIRGO FULL MOON
THE DIANA MOON OF ANTINOUS



TONIGHT's Virgo Full Moon is the February/March moon of sisterhood, of kindred spirits in whom you can confide, the Full Moon in the Sign the Virgin.

The Virgo Moon is always a tense time of trying not to be obsessive-compulsive and overly critical.

In Antinous Moon Magic this full moon is called the DIANA MOON. We recognize that the Moon of Diana is the Moon of Antinous. We venerate the Virgin, she who guides new life into the world, goddess of beasts, the mistress of the hounds, the archeress, the young Great Mother of Ephesus, the twin sister of Antinous the Gay God.

Diana is loving and compassionate, but she is rigorously demanding and picky.

Each Lunar Phase represents a Divine Spirit or Archetype. The Spirit of Diana is the great huntress, the goddess of the moon and twin sister to Antinous.

The key word is "sisterhood" -- without gender limitations. A sister is someone who is closer even than your best friend. She is your twin, just as Diana and Antinous are twins.

When you are going through a difficult time, you may hesitate to call even your best friends because you do not want to burden them with your troubles. This is when you need a sister.

This can be a biological sibling, but more often it is a person who, regardless of gender and kinship, is your most intimate confidante. A sister is someone who, at times like these, sincerely wants to be there for you whenever she can. And she knows you are always there for her. When you do this, you invite your sister to bring her whole self to the relationship as well -- so that Diana and Antinous are one.

During the cycle of the Diana Moon, meditations and rituals are best suited for delving into sibling issues as well as seeking the advice of your spiritual twin ... whether a physical being or a spiritual entity.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

IT'S AMETRINE FOR THE DIANA MOON
By Our Crystal Meditation Advisor Martin Campbell



FOR the DIANA MOON phase I have been advised by our moon phase and astrology expert that we should be delving into sibling issues as well as seeking the advice of your spiritual twin. All with a focus on "sisterhood" without gender limitations.  

Of course our siblings or sisters do not necessarily need to be living or even of the earthly realm. Many of us draw wisdom and protection from female angels, spirit guides or goddesses. 

Crystal healing and guided meditations tends to be a female dominated craft. Hence the female attributes for crystals are often very focused on menstrual cycles and childbirth. 

Not applicable to most people who will be reading this blog and not wholly pertinent to non gender specific or spiritual sisterhood either! 

So I can only recommend the following crystals:

Amazonite - these turquoise coloured crystals (above right) balance male and female energies and help you to see both sides of a situation.

Ametrine - these are increasingly rare crystals as they only come from one mine in Bolivia! I don't usually recommend rarer crystals but these help to unite female and masculine energies. 

Aventurine - these green stones (above left) help to balance male and female energies.

Moonstone - these often beautiful stones (right) also help to balance male and female energies but also assist those with male energies to get in touch with their feminine side...

Love and Light
MARTIN

To get more advice from Martin Campbell and to find out how to contact him CLICK HERE.

ASTRO FORECAST: MARCH 5 — 15 2015

Antinous Astrology Forecast

MARCH 5 to 15 2015


THURSDAY MARCH 5, 2015

On Thursday look for Lady Luck in the form of a person who is like a sister to you when Venus aligns with Uranus and both are trine to Jupiter ... and all of this occurs during the Virgo Full Moon. In Antinous Moon Magic, this is the DIANA MOON ... the moon of sisterhood, of kindred spirits in whom you can confide ... and a "sister" need not be blood related ... or even female ... you have a "sister" and tonight's full moon helps you find her.


FRIDAY MARCH 6, 2015

On Friday the Sun forms a sextile aspect with Pluto which brings you recognition, success and amazing abilities to make your wishes come true, capping this week of Jovian good fortune which demonstrates that 2015 IS THE YEAR OF JUPITER.


SATURDAY MARCH 7, 2015

On Saturday a very mellow weekend dawns when ANTNOUS THE MOON GOD makes positive configurations with Saturn which enable strife-filled couples to come back together in harmony for the long-term.


SUNDAY MARCH 8, 2015

On Sunday ANTNOUS THE MOON GOD engages with Jupiter, Venus and Uranus to wrap up the first truly fortuitous week of 2015.


MONDAY MARCH 9, 2015

On Monday the work week gets off to a relaxed start when ANTNOUS THE MOON GOD forms a gentle trine aspect to Mercury that enhances intuitive cognitive processes.


TUESDAY MARCH 10, 2015

On Tuesday Mars (boundless ambition) and Jupiter (boundless optimism) team up in a positive trine aspect to open up opportunities for success. Make a wish and send it on its way ... you will need its positive energies later this week.


WEDNESDAY MARCH 11, 2015

On Wednesday we come to one of the unluckiest days of the year 2015 when aggressive Mars aligns with impulsive Uranus and both are in a tight, 90-degree square angle to death planet Pluto. This is the textbook recipe for armed conflict, terrorist attacks and economic collapse. One the one hand, there is a powerful yearning for a dramatic new beginning. That is a good thing, in general. But on the other hand, there are ruthless people who take advantage of that yearning to push their own agendas for changing the world to fit their own selfish ends. Quite aside from global politics and economics, you will sense these tensions in your own domestic life and on the job. Remember to keep your head and strive for compromise while others lose their heads or ram their heads through the wall.


THURSDAY MARCH 12, 2015

On Thursday reconciliation is in the air when ANTNOUS THE MOON GOD aligns with Saturn and later squares off against intuitive Neptune. You can trust your intuition to provide you with lasting answers to problems.


FRIDAY MARCH 13, 2015

On Friday Mercury leaves logic-ruled Aquarius and plunges into the murky waters of Pisces. For the next three weeks, as Mercury swims through the sign of the fish, your EQ Emotional Quotient will take precedence over your IQ Intelligence Quotient. Also on Friday, ANTINOUS THE MOON GOD is at right angles to the Sun. This is the SAGITTARIUS THIRD QUARTER MOON, which we call the SACRED STAR phase in Antinous Moon Magic. In the midst of confusion and chaos, the Spirit of the Star touches the top of your head and conveys sudden and total clarity. This Spirit is never deceived by appearances. Meditations and rituals conducted during this lunar phase are ideal for discerning clarity in opaque situations, for clearing the mind of nebulous distractions and for seeing clearly into other worlds ... the perfect night for clairvoyance.


SATURDAY MARCH 14, 2015

Saturday is named for Saturn and the ringed planet shifts into reverse gear to go Retrograde or "backwards" as seen from Earth. As Saturn retraces its steps over the next four months, we will all revisit issues and problems in our lives which need to be remedied before we move on. From now until August, when Saturn goes Direct or "forwards" again, you can expect to have Saturn, the school teacher of the Zodiac, to force you to sit down and complete your homework before moving forward to the next class.


SUNDAY MARCH 15, 2015

On Sunday fasten your seat belts because it is going to be a bumpy evening when ANTINOUS THE MOON GOD is at right angles to both Uranus and Mars and later aligns in conjunction with Pluto. You might want to go off by yourself rather than risk quarrels at home.


SNEAK PREVIEW OF NEXT WEEK:

Another exciting week lies ahead between March 16 and 22 when we come to a Partial Solar Eclipse during the PISCES NEW MOON ... which is a "Super Moon" because the moon is closer than usual to the Earth and will appear somewhat larger than usual. In Antinous Moon Magic this is the lunar phase we call the DOG MOON of fidelity, friendship and faithfulness. The Spirit of the Dog Moon is loving and supportive friendship. This Spirit is loving and faithful, comforting you with familiarity when you see yourself reflected in this Spirit. It is the perfect combination of comfort and stimulus to grow and provides a wonderful companion that walks with you through life, helping you define and refine who you are and who you choose to be every day .... More details next time ....