Mars & Saturn on Antares
There's a fire in the sky if you dare look up.
The two malefics, Mars and Saturn, conjoin on royal star Antares and ignite a 2 year planetary cycle. Antares, is the heart of the scorpion in the Scorpio constellation.. The star is located in sagittarius [sidereal scorpio]
but the passionate heart of Scorpion blazes through this fixed star.
If you look up you can catch the scorpion's starry heart pulsate ruby red to emerald green. This is going to be a intense planetary transit for many of us! Antares literally means anti-Mars, so we are basically getting a double dose of Mars and to top it all the greater malefic, Saturn will be there to make things worse.
If there is something causing you fear, try and remember that fear is the same emotion as excitement! It is ultimately a choice on how one deals with difficult situations and if you want to harness this wild configuration remember you have a warrior within to help you battle through what's to come. As they say, "when one door closes another opens. "
Take a moment tonight and meditate to Antares, you may find information you need to breakthrough and remind yourself that you can handle what life throws your way even in the worst of situations. take a step outside if you can and Inhale, feel the fire and exhale the flames within you.
If you want to connect to Antares for a better understanding of your current astro situation, follow this guided meditation;
Find a calm place, preferably outside so you can see Antares. Once you locate the trio of Saturn, Mars and Antares sit in a meditative position and gaze at the pulsing heart of Antares. As you gaze at the starlight take a deep breath in and hold for 2 seconds, exhale for 4 seconds, then hold for 2 seconds at emptiness. Close your eyes and visualize a ruby red sphere around you. Feel the spheres aura change around you to emerald green while intertwining into red. While you’re visualizing the sphere, repeat, “ Antares, Antares, Antares.”
After you have said the mantra, send your awareness down into the earth below you. Imagine a rock of iron beneath and visualize the iron becoming liquid. Take an inhale and visualize that with every in-breath the liquid iron starts to coat your body. At your first inhale, visualize the liquid iron coat your feet, then the next inhale rising to your tailbone, and keep breathing it up until your entire skeleton is gleaming with its iron coat.
Start to place your awareness about 5 inches above your head and visualize a miniature sphere of Antares hovering above your head. Breathe down the energy of the Antatres and let the stars energy fill you. It is as if the star has coated your insides. Let its light be absorbed and reflect off your metallic bones. Now shift your awareness to your chest. Draw the stars energy down from the cosmos and the iron energy up from the earth. Visualize them reconcile in your heart. Imagine the star pulse over your chest.
You can now let your mind wander across the stars qualities. Once you are ready to finish, with your palms facing down, place your hands on the ground. Breathe out and send the excess energy you don't want into the earth. When you are done, take a moment to reflect on your experience and insights. Much like dream recall, It is a good idea to note the experiences while they are still fresh in your mind.
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