The ancient Daoist oracle, the Book of Changes, is still relevant today. The I Ching is composed of sixty-four hexagrams, each made up of six lines that convey stories and metaphors to describe situations we might face in life. They also describe the best and worst attitudes we can take.
We inherently know that eclipses are powerful events, so when October 2023 features both a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse, we understand that this is an important month. Looking back at my life, I can see key moments that were triggered by eclipses.
The Sun entered Libra on September 23 this year. In the Northern Hemisphere, its passage into the sign of the scales coincides with the autumn equinox, also known as Mabon. In Jewish traditions, this annual milestone is honored in rituals that go by the names Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
October is an eclipse month. Eclipses are always turning points that usher us dynamically in a different direction. The house in which an eclipse falls in our natal charts indicates exactly where to expect major changes that will affect the next nineteen years of our lives.
If you are in a 1 personal year, October is a 2 month. October is always the same number as your personal year for the next year; therefore, this month is a preview of 2024. This has been a busy, full year for you.
Welcome to living the law of instantaneous manifestation. Walking our first collective steps of the newly unified moment within this potentiality, the fully embodied and alchemically transformed master consciously rises.
The Sun changes signs anywhere between the eighteenth and twenty-fourth of each month. That date is not consistent, fluctuating from month to month and year to year. This year, the Sun entered Virgo on August 23.