Star Magic: The Wisdom of the Constellations for Pagans & Wiccans
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Unleash the Magical Power of the Cosmic Wheel of the Year
Tap into the energy of the stars for divination, ritual, magic, and psychic work. Join author Sandra Kynes on an exploration of the night sky, looking beyond the moon to using the energy of the constellations in magic in ways meaningful to twenty-first-century Pagans and Wiccans. Explore the history associated with each constellation and notable stars, as well as ways to engage them, with help from seventy illustrations and a variety of star maps.
Organized around the Wheel of the Year, Star Magic lets you easily navigate chapters corresponding to both your current season and hemisphere. Discover the constellations of each season, from Virgo in spring to Aquarius in autumn, and dozens more. Use chakras, dream work, and astral travel to align with the stars and harness their power. With this comprehensive book’s simple and straightforward methods, you’ll reach a new level of magic and wonderment that is out of this world.
a project. However, while the ancients were quite familiar with the patterns in the night sky, we, sadly, are not. We are drawn by the glamour of the moon as we celebrate its shining fullness with our esbats. And although we may follow the turning wheel of the zodiac, how many of us can identify these constellations when we look up at the night sky? Beyond recognizing the Big or Little Dippers and maybe Orion’s Belt, what star patterns do most of us know? Perhaps part of the problem is that few
twenty-first-century Pagans and Wiccans. The stars connect us with the past, and Chapter One begins with a historical view on how people of ancient times regarded the constellations. In addition, we will see how modern astrology is based on the zodiac as it was observed several thousand years ago and we will learn how these constellations are different today. After introducing celestial coordinates, Chapter Two will get you started reading star maps. It also includes information on planispheres
According to Nicholas Culpeper, Leo influences the heart, back, spine, and thymus gland. Ptolemy equated the energy of most of the stars in Leo with Saturn and Mars, Venus, or Mercury, depending on their location. According to modern astrology, Leo is equated with the energy of the sun. Notable Stars in Leo Official Designation: Alpha Leonis Traditional Name: Regulus Pronunciation: REG-you-luss Regulus is the brightest star in Leo and marks the lion’s heart. It is actually a triple star.
brightest component of Almach. Gamma-2 is blue, and Gamma-3 is a white spectroscopic binary star. This star is associated with artistic abilities. Magical Interpretations and Uses for Andromeda With this constellation’s alpha star, Alpheratz, marking a corner of the Great Square of Pegasus, Andromeda is forever linked with the horse. Like goddesses such as Epona, Rhiannon, and Macha, she shares power with this animal. While Andromeda started out as a chained and helpless woman, Pegasus,
Sky Maps: http://www.skymaps.com [contents] Sea Magic Connecting with the Ocean’s Energy Sandra Kynes Purification, regeneration, transformation … the ocean has long been known for its extraordinary powers. Sandra Kynes invites you to explore the sea’s mystical energies. This spiritual voyage can help you find balance in your life or guide you toward a “sea change” of your own. Sea Magic is for everyone. You don’t have to live on the coast or follow any specific spiritual path to tap into