Fixed Stars Introduction

The Fixed Stars represent an important and exciting ancient resource of knowledge for astrology on which much solid work has been done in the past and into our own times. But this is not currently a widely known field of astrology and the present work aims to greater clarity and organization of what knowledge is … Continue reading Fixed Stars Introduction

Constellations of Words

Explore the Etymology and Symbolism of the Constellations On each of the constellation pages under the subheading "Clues to the meaning of this celestial feature" the symbolism and etymology of the name of the constellation are explored. This study is based on the belief that each constellation has its own unique clusters of related concepts, … Continue reading Constellations of Words

Orion; the Giant, the Hunter

  Read what mythological writers have written on Orion on this Theoi Project webpage. Read a profile on Orion at Wikipedia Orion is known as the "mighty hunter" and is one of the most recognizable constellations in the sky. The three stars in the 'Belt of Orion' show up clearly in the northern winter sky and align with the celestial equator; halfway … Continue reading Orion; the Giant, the Hunter

Personal Mentorship with Susun Weed – What’s Science Got to do with It?

Once upon a time, healing was considered an art. Healing was understood by all to be a complex interaction between the patient, the healer, the community of living people, the communities of the plants and animals (and insects and rocks and fish), the communities of the non-living people (such as ancestors, spirit guides, and archetypes) … Continue reading Personal Mentorship with Susun Weed – What’s Science Got to do with It?

February Birthstones – Zodiac Gemstones: Amethyst, Garnet, Sapphire, & more!

There is one gemstone that is on the modern birthstone list that connects with February, and it's Amethyst. Believed by the ancient Greeks to protect wearers of drunkenness and balance their minds amethyst is a beautiful gemstone that's affordability allows it to be worn by all. However, some February born individuals don't care much for … Continue reading February Birthstones – Zodiac Gemstones: Amethyst, Garnet, Sapphire, & more!

Citrine Manifested

Citrine, the golden variety of quartz, has long been sought after by collectors for its vibrant color and by healers for its ability to dispel gloom and manifest wealth. However, much of the citrine found on the market today began as a very different member of the quartz family, purple amethyst! Through a process of … Continue reading Citrine Manifested

Foundations in Herbal Medicine

Master Herbal Medicine Are you a healthcare professional with a passion for plants? If so, you will love the new Foundations in Herbal Medicine. Originally derived from a nine-month residential program, Foundations is an online, distance-learning herbal and natural medicine program, founded and taught by Tieraona Low D Source: Foundations in Herbal Medicine

A Preliminary Analysis of the Botany, Zoology, and Mineralogy of the Voynich Manuscript

Author of Mysterious Voynich Manuscript Was Italian Jew, Says Scholar. The Guardian. July 5, 2017. The author of the Voynich manuscript, a 15th-century codex written in an indecipherable script that has baffled scholars and code-breakers for years, has been identified by an expert as a Jewish physician based in northern Italy.

How to Read the Energy of Crystals

Crystals are ubiquitous in New Age circles. And you might have even heard your “conscious” friends tout the benefits of crystals like they work divine miracles. Let me clear the air first… Crystals are not a miracle healing solution (well, nothing really is). They work in subtle ways. To use nutrition as a metaphor, they’re comparable … Continue reading How to Read the Energy of Crystals

Reverse Zoonosis: Can You Make Your Pet Sick?

For good reason, there is a great deal of interest in the transmission of diseases from animals to humans. Recently, however, medical researchers have started to ask the opposite question: can we make animals sick? The transmission of diseases from humans to animals is a growing area of concern. Swine and bird flu are two … Continue reading Reverse Zoonosis: Can You Make Your Pet Sick?