Chiron – King of Insight, Passion and Compassion

” Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other in the integration of the human being because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the Soul on which they mightily fasten, imparting grace, and making the Soul of him who is rightly educated truly graceful.” – Plato

 

Chiron – King of Insight, Passion and Compassion 

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As Chiron stations to go direct on November 28 (16°56′ Pisces), it is not uncommon to be feeling extremely sensitive and vulnerable to the psychic energies of those around us. In the past five months we have been on a journey, seeking some much needed reconciliation for the pain we may have caused others, whilst also asking for some closure for those hurts inflicted upon us. We have dealt with much pain and wounding internally. This weekend gear-change into direct motion means the Pied Piper now embarks from the rougher side of the river, and after a period of meditative solitude and careful study into his own condition he now seeks like-wounded soulsto work with. Through this past five months in retrograde, we have learned to make holy communion with the great Spirit Nature, calling down great guidance from her to assist with us what has been for many a very painful second half of the year.

Chiron, the mythological centaur sired by Saturn (who turned himself into a horse to disguise his infidelity) and the nymph Philyra, was clearly different from the other, more rambunctious centaurs of his time. From the beginning he showed an unusual sensitivity, exhibiting a sensible and extremely intelligent nature. Fostered by the Sun-god Apollo and hunter-goddess Artemis, he was encouraged to learn the skills of medicine, archery, hunting and prophecy, as well as music and astrology.

Chiron later became the esteemed teacher of many great heroes – the most famous of these were Achilles the Greek warrior, Asklepios the herbalist and surgeon, Jason (of the Argonauts), and of course Heracles, whose successful completion of the 12 labours would never have been accomplished without Chiron’s instruction and uniquely intelligent insight into the challenges of each mission. Even Dionysus, god of fertility and wine, learned how to drum, dance and chant from this great master.

Chiron was in many ways the original shaman. Ostracised by the community for his own grotesque appearance and strangely primitive rituals, he kept safe distance from society by camping around the outskirts of town, maintaining connection between the civilised humans and the wilderness of nature. He would regularly take on the tutelage exceptional young students, intuitively divining into their uniquely individual potential and helping to unlock, nurture and  develop these finest qualities by earnestly coaching and training each pupil to eventually master their skill or craft. By rite of passage, each would eventually graduate to be equipped with the necessary tools to pursue their heroic journey.

Chiron’s role was therefore instrumental in inducting ordinary students into the pantheon of heroes and gods.

He was not only intellectually agile, but possessed an extraordinarily perspicacious and holistic understanding of his subject’s destiny due to his instinctive attunement with nature. Chiron also knew about pain. Because of an accidental wound he suffered from a wayward poison arrow, he suffered great pain from a perennial wound. This made him an exceptionally compassionate, soothing and transformative healer to those whose own suffering found rare solace in the conventional world. Alas, he was unable to heal his own wound, which brought him much discomfort and shame.

Chiron VenusHis deep knowledge of music allowed him to introduce his students to the fine subtleties and nuances of this enchanting craft. Through the tuition of the musical instrument, Chiron encouraged his proteges to channel into the deepest recesses of the collective spirit, interpretively finding creative ways to reach even the most complex of human emotions, easily seducing, mourning and enchanting even the most hardened cynic.

” Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other in the integration of the human being because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the Soul on which they mightily fasten, imparting grace, and making the Soul of him who is rightly educated truly graceful.” – Plato


Yet at his core, Chiron was essentially a skilled hunter – a predator. He knew that to be a successful predator one must think like his prey. He possessed a peculiar intellectual symbiosis between himself as predator and his prey. He possessed the same quality that is evident in the behaviour of the big cats and other top carnivores.

Anthropologically, at the dawn of time, the central human figure in that equation was the shaman. In ancient society, the shaman was essentially a sanctioned psychotic. He was able to move into states of mind so extreme that his immediate social efficacy is arguable. In simple terms, the Chirotic archetype is a designated member of the social group who can mentally change into an animal. He can become so animal-like that other members of the social group are often quite appalled and taken aback. So, in a perverse sense, at the fractal boundary where human consciousness emerges, the first human consciousness was not human at all. lt was a human ability to draw effectively back into the thinking processes of the prey, with remarkable precision.

What we’re referring to with regard to hunting is the subject of strategy and warcraft. Strategic thinking requires the ability to contemplate possibilities not immediately present. It means being able to creatively use the prowess of our intellectual acumen, the skill and dexterity of our hands with tools and weapons, and to fuse those with an animal-like instinct to outplay nature at its own game.

This requires a holistic understanding which originates not only from dedicated study and practice, but from deep and silent meditation.

Chiron’s duality as a centaur represents the fusion between the most refined intellectual human qualities and the most primal animal urges. Although his appearance as half-man/half-beast poses a paradox which seems unsightly and grotesque to all other beings, he provides a most critical link between our atavistic predecessors and the most progressive vision of human endeavour. The duality that both the wounded and the healer must coexist within the same individual is a fascinating phenomenon that perhaps suggests  that on some level of our humanity, one must endure the pain in order to holistically address it. As if entering a trance, he is able to momentarily journey between the sufferer and the cause of his pain, able to retrieve the vital insights needed to heal the affliction and deliver his subject to a more holistic state of well-being.

chiron234In astrology, Chiron’s orbit coasts between a conservative Saturn and the innovative Uranus, at times eccentrically crossing over into the path of each of these two planets. His role is therefore one of tuitional mediation between their two major energies. Chiron’s role is that of the ‘ferryman’, delivering Uranian insight across into the structured domain of Saturnian constriction, allowing freedom and relief from the irritation and anxieties of life’s abrasive and often limiting conditions.

The asteroid is accredited with the rulership over areas mastered by the mythological Chiron such as holistic healing, herbal medicine, astrological counselling, shamanic journeying, as well as prophetic mysticism and channeling into the vast areas of the unknown, performing ritualistic rites of passage, often using trance, dance, drumming chanting, meditation and yoga, or controlled use of psychedelic substances.

Discovered in 1977, this asteroid is assumed to only be in its “captured” mode for the past 2-3 thousand years and will most likely spin away from it new orbit as a comet in a couple of thousand years from now. This suggests his role as mediator of the energies between Saturn and Uranus is under a very limited contract, and this seems consistent with the development of humanity’s plight from its superstitious adherence to our primitive roots toward a more progressively innovative, technology-driven reality. The past four decades have seen an increasingly accelerated break-away from traditional rites and religious values and inclining more towards a holistic spiritual understanding. Through the introduction of alternative healing therapies and medicines, eastern forms of meditation, “new-age” approaches of coaching & self-help, and innovative healing approaches to astrology and shamanic rituals, mainstream society is slowly coming to accept these as a beneficial alternative to often reactive approaches of the western scientific methods of health-care. Of course, these are all still considered as “alternative” methods and are on the fringe of mainstream society who is still wary of their value. As the shift continues, so does our acceptance that Saturn will not necessarily always mark the periphery of our consciousness.

happinessThis year’s retrograde of Chiron from June 24th (21°Pisces) to 28th November 2014 (17°Pisces) has spurred many of us into a spiritual recovery process where, either through addressing current wounds or by revisiting the wounds or impediments of our past, we may have been allowed to channel the pieces of our soul where we have become psychically disconnected or fragmented. The emphasis has been to go deep within and find the source of our attachment to our “victim” nature, to reclaim, restore or retrieve aspects of our soul that may have caused a weakness or vulnerability to feeling spiritually abused or socially victimised. Of course, this process may have been aided or facilitated with the help of another, most likely someone who not only has a firsthand understanding of our pain, but has provided the key to helping us gain a better understanding of how to bring it all back into perspective.

Chiron’s retrograde culminated in that magnificent Virgo Solar Eclipse in September, when the wounded master reigned as the great catalyst and guide for those who suffer from critical meltdowns. Emotional meltdowns, depressions, nervous breakdowns, work-related failures, all arising from an obstinate adherence to fantastical ideas and attitudes that we have been unable to process and dissolve, now coming to a head with the first of three Saturn Neptune squares.

Let the healing to all this begin immediately.

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CANCER MOON triggers Cardinal Cross

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CANCER MOON triggers Cardinal Cross

Dear angels and diligent footsoldiers,

On a more serious side note here… case you ain’t realised. There’s some heavy shitgoing down in the world that’s been getting stinkingly fishier every day.

I accept that life can seem bleak enough that some days you don’t ever wish to look at the daily news, face the truth (which is colourfully embedded in all the propaganda and horseshit). I know… Better just to pull the covers over our heads and worry only about how to get through another day, until that magical day arrives when someone opens a magic portal, or mystical gateway and sucks our ass up into those higher planes, right?

No wonder you’re feeling crap…

It’s time to take a long, hard look at your life and start living more purposefully:
STEP 1: Come here, check it out (take off those stupid rosey spectacles)
STEP 2: Ask yourself, what can i do about all this?
STEP 3: Ask yourself whether you are ignoring STEP 2
STEP 4: Do something (anything) about STEP 3
STEP 5: Make a decision (use your words of truth to make a mission statement… write ’em down… stick ’em on the fridge)
STEP 6: Take some fucking action (remember to come from a place of compassion)
STEP 7: Persist with STEP 6 until you get a result.

This “place” is fast running out “time”…
‪#‎actionspeak‬

…case you missed the big Full Moon message, here@http://angstoic.com/2015/11/7433/

PS. It’s nearly time for Bublé to bust out out with those jovial ditties about what Xmas is all about.

The Creator – Come and See

The Creator – Come and See

Various religions depict the Creator as something outside of us. But Kabbalah explains that it is forbidden to imagine the Creator as an image of any kind, that the Creator is a quality that exists within each of us.

The Creator is the quality of love and bestowal. The meaning of the word “Creator” (Borre in Hebrew) is “Come and See” (Bo u Re’e), meaning come and discover this quality within you.

There is no external, foreign element for whom we work! We work on correcting ourselves, on attaining the qualities of love and giving, the Creator.

Around two thousand years ago, we lost the feeling of the Creator—we were exiled and lost the true picture of the world. We began to think that the Creator was someone who existed separately from us, rather than a quality that appeared within us.

Instead of depicting the Creator as the primary and foremost quality of Creation, which clothes within us, we began to think of Him as a separate and foreign entity.
—— Rav Michael Laitman

This is my declaration @ 12-11-2015 – Jorn Jakob Albert Boor (House of Righteousness)

 This is my declaration @ 12-11-2015 – Jorn Jakob Albert Boor (House of Righteousness)

Niemand heeft iets met mij te maken, wie, wat of waar ik ben….Mijn realiteit.

Wie, wat of waar je bent…. Jouw realiteit.

Doch vervalt deze universele wet, wanneer jouw realiteit mijn realiteit positief of negatief beinvloed……

Wij hebben bewust of onbewust een zichtbare of onzichtbare connectie.
Wij dragen samen de verantwoordelijkheid mbt het voortbestaan of verbreken van die connectie.
Wij dragen samen de verantwoordelijkheid over een gelijkwaardige fundering en positieve, onschendbare, voortdurende en optimale instandhouding van het weder bestaansrecht tbv ieders realiteit.

Op het moment dat die vrijheid en mogelijkheden negatieve resultaten opleveren dan is het de verantwoordelijkheid van een ieder dit onder de aandacht te brengen, zodat de kans gegeven wordt dit te realizeren en er actie aan te verbinden.
Geen actie is ook actie nemen, vertaald via de feitelijke benaming:

Een Keuze – mijn keuze / jouw keuze

Geen keuze is ook een keuze wanneer rechtvaardigheid, leefbaarheid en vruchtbaarheid in het geding zijn.

Je bent hierin vrij, welgesteld afhankelijk van het waarborgen van mijn vrijheid…

”HIERBIJ MAAK IK MIJN MELDING KENBAAR DAT IK MIJ REALIZEER DAT MIJN VRIJHEID, MIJN BESTAANSRECHT, MIJN REALITEIT EN POSITIEVE LEVENS INVULLING EN VOLWAARDIGE INSTANDHOUDING OMTRENT DIT FEIT, DIEPE, BREDE EN VERGAANDE GEVOLGEN ONDERVINDT, ERVAART EN VERGELIJKT DIE EEN KEUZE EN ACTIE VEREIST VAN JOU, EN MIJ, HIERBIJ OPGEMERKT DAT ONS ALLER INDIVIDUELE – COLLECTIEVE REALITEIT BELEVING HEVIG IN HET GEDING IS”

IK VERKLAAR HIERBIJ MIJN VERANTWOORDING TE HEBBEN GENOMEN DE KANS TE GEVEN DIT TE ERKENNEN, REALIZEREN EN GEPASTE ACTIE TE ONDERNEMEN, EN DIT ALLEEN OF COLLECTIEF, WIE WAT OF WAAR JE BENT, TE VERWIJDEREN. DUS DEZE NEGATIEVE REALITEIT TE ELIMINEREN.

Tip: Maak gebruik van je keuze vrijheid, voordat mijn keuzevrijheid een actieve realiteit status aanneemt.

Verklaard zijnde in volle bewustzijn, en geestelijke / fysieke gezondheid toestand:

12-11-2015 – Jorn Jakob Albert Boor – Zeewolde
Added 2 witnesses as confirmation to this declaration (House of Righteousness)