NewMoon ArkLetter September 13, 2015
I am preparing a 3-month webinar over October, November and December. Everything we will talk about is in my recent book, so participants will need to acquire their own copy. The focus will answer the question, ”What are the layers of meaning in the Tarot of the Holy Light?" We'll be looking at the Icon, the illustrations, and the appendixes, which detail the system of signs/planets/elements inhabiting the cards. In the course of teaching to the deck, I'm simultaneously teaching to the magical traditions and assumptions of Europe in the early 1600’s. Therefore this class represents a way of encountering the older esoteric worldview that's built into the Tarot outline.
II. NewMoon Notes
I’m happy to report that this NewMoon in Virgo is casting a fortunate, healing, and creative spell over the coming month. Even after the chart itself breaks up, these influences continue to stretch through the month, and some even farther into fall. Let’s catalog the primary features.
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IV. Order Tarot of the Holy Light Deck and Book. Voted #6 Tarot Deck of 2011 by Aeclectic Tarot...Use this deck in combination with our new explanatory book Tarot of the Holy Light: A Continental Esoteric Tarot. The book, I-Tunes App and Android App will help you get the most out of the layered symbology in this exceptional Continental-Style Tarot created by Christine Payne-Towler and Michael Dowers. Order both the deck and the book at http://www.tarotuniversity.com/2011/09/tarot-of-the-holy-light-deck.html
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Our publication date and time corresponds to the New Moon each month. This month the Moon is conjunct the Sun on Tuesday June 16th. As an astrologer-symbolist, I habitually tie my activities to the cycle of the Moon. If you would like, you can use the Tarot University ArkLetters to help you track the moon's phase - just subscribe to our website and you'll always know what the next phases and dates are!
Stages of the Moon; Dates/Times for the American Northern Hemisphere
• The present NewMoon/Eclipse is at 20+ Virgo across the midnight hour of Sunday September 13th at 2:41 AM (EDT) / Saturday September 12th at 11:41 PM (PDT).. From this moment, the Moon begins to wax, or increase.
• 2nd Quarter, Waxing Half Moon is at 28+ Scorpio on Monday September 21st at 4:59 AM (EDT) / 1:59 AM (PDT).
• Eclipse happens three minutes before FullMoon at 4+ Aries on Sunday September 27th, at 10:51 PM (EDT) / 7:51 PM (PDT). From this moment, the Moon begins to wane, or decrease.
• 4th Quarter, Waning Half Moon is at 11+ Cancer on Sunday, October 4th at 5:06 PM (EDT) / 2:06 PM (PDT).
• The next NewMoon is at 19+ Libra on Monday October 12th at 8:06 PM (EDT) / 5:06 PM (PDT). From this moment the Moon begins to wax, or increase.
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ArkLetter 125, September 13, 2015
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