Phase 16. Dumping Depression (Hey Kuf Mem)
Angel: HAKAMIAH (he-KE-mee-YAH) Loyalty
Gemini 16. A man is projecting numbers at someone for the purpose of healing that person. (Omega Symbol) Manifesting/Experimental
(Degree Angel: SITAEL (SIT-ah-EL) Eliminating Negative Thoughts, Construction of Universe/Worlds)
The mind under the auspices of the ego, tends to want to manage, control and understand everything. You are aware that this is not possible, and that many wonderful things can happen by just letting down barriers and allowing energy to come through. Your spontaneity can rekindle a much needed aliveness in an overly tight and constrictive world.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A single sunflower wilting and dropping its seeds.” The numbers which the man is projecting seem to come forth effortlessly from his intuition, just as the sunflower seeds fall spontaneously and easily. There is a fullness of inspiration here that wants to come forth, and will, if it is accepted and relaxed into. This degree has a way of communicating with no one specifically, but with everyone and everything generally, releasing the creative contents stored up within itself – knowing that some will be consumed as food, some take hold and grow, and others will maybe disintegrate and return to the earth – there is no need to try to control the destiny of each one, or how they are received – the only need here is to be generous, which is easy.
Pleiadian Symbol: A diva singing a passionate aria as the stage burns.
Azoth symbol: A doctor giving an elixir infused with diamonds to a blind man.
Seed degree: Libra 3. A painting upside-down in a museum. No one notices the mistake.(Omega Symbol). When life is perceived in a new way we become freed from old patterns and systems, which allows new, potentially healing vibrations to enter our field.
An inaccurate, imaginative map of the world.(Chandra Symbol). To free ourselves from the limits of facts ripens the imagination, allowing it to release its seeds.
Fulfillment degree: Cancer 7. Deep in a mine, statues and bas-reliefs carved from salt. (Omega Symbol). Healing emanations from the realm of pure thought enter deep into our consciousness, allowing us to get in touch with the images imprinted there.
The arctic wasteland under the setting sun. (Chandra Symbol). Giving birth creatively to that which is inside us, we become clear, clean, and bask in a cosmic emptiness.
Numbers moved through his dreams, some fleeting as sparks, others durable as stones. Endless numbers fell like rain, proving that everything was mathematics, even the contents of clouds. The realm of numbers was infinite and dense as nothingness. And still is.
He had always thought numbers cold and impersonal – limiting, hard, and exacting. But then a portal opened and he fell into chaos where numbers were uncertain, and proliferated into lush gardens, glittering in their unpredictability. Here he could wander, and breathe in the atmosphere of numbers, and feel free. And his contentment filled the numbers with joy.
Gemini 17. Deep in a cave, a large albino snake. (Omega Symbol) Manifesting/Sensitive
(Degree Angel: MAHASIAH (mah-HA-see-YAH) Healing, Rectification)
You sense a pure wisdom deep within yourself, but it can be illusive, and difficult to express. You are highly attuned to the mystery and wonder of existence, and refuse to allow it to be watered down or rationalized, or portrayed as lesser than it is in any way. Your purpose is to stay tuned to spiritual realities, even in the midst of the tremendous pressure which The Mundane exerts.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A magic coin that has only one side.” You can't spend this coin. It's just a surface with nothing behind it. It's like everything else – just an illusion. This degree is aware of the insubstanial nature of most everything that we hold to be precious. And being aware of this it seeks that which has an enduring and eternal value, finding it, at last, in pure consciousness which has transcended attachment to any relative, lesser and illusory values – those bought and sold with one-sided coins. This is the pure wisdom of the albino snake.
Pleiadian Symbol: In the mental body a web of golden light flickers with energy.
Azoth Symbol: A holy man with closed eyes is hovering in the air and gently smiling.
Seed degree: Libra 15. Young girls harvesting the choicest leaves of green tea. (Omega Symbol). To nurture the forces of nature lovingly, gently and delicately for the purpose of harvesting their magical gifts brings us into attunement with the pure serpent wisdom deep inside us.
Prehistoric paintings on the walls of a vast chamber of a cave. (Chandra Symbol). The magic coin becomes a doorway leading into the deepest chambers of our psyche where we view the ancient and mysterious memories recorded there.
Fulfillment degree: Leo 7. The barking of a dog echoes across a moonlit landscape. (Omega Symbol). The albino serpent, guardian of lunar wisdom, dreams in her cave. And her dreams, needing a voice, become the barking of a dog, whose barking resonates in the dreams of all dreamers. It is the vastness of our hidden self calling to us.
A very weak cup of tea. (Chandra Symbol). Seeing ever more clearly the illusory and ephemeral nature of interactions in the outer world we spontaneously find ourselves tuning into the finer and finer essences of things as we draw closer and closer to the limitless absolute – the realm of pure being without qualities.
The cave was a refuge from the Sun, a place where one could listen to the voices of stars even when daylight filled the above, a temple consecrated to night.
A sanctum where no flames burned, but where the white snake listened, always, to the moonlight, the thought of moonlight burning in its dark dream. It was only fitting that the keeper of shadows should be white.
Gemini 18. A magician gives to the wind messages that are to be delivered. (Omega Symbol) Manifesting/Receptive
(Degree Angel: LELAHEL (LAY-la-HEL) Dream State, Light of Understanding)
You have the power of being unattached to the outcome of your communications, of giving them to the world so that whoever wants or needs them may partake of them. You use ideas and words to nurture others, knowing that when the time is right everyone will pick up on the messages they need. Your open-mindedness stimulates others to be more open minded, so they may let go of their obstructive preconceptions.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A book with blank pages.” You cannot tell the wind where to go or pre-determine its destination. The messages of the Omega Symbol will get to where they need to go by the workings of karma and destiny. There is great freedom and possibility here. There is a lack of accumulation here, or an ability to look beyond (focus beyond) accumulation, and so the freedom that emptiness and openness allows. When there is this degree of non-attachment the person, like the wind, is free to change direction at will, and to allow definitions and identities to be loose, flowing and light-filled.
Pleiadian Symbol: Chinese characters appearing in the air as men speak to each other.
Azoth Symbol: Forgotten words of wisdom suddenly at the right time recalled.
Seed degree: Libra 27. A painting that will not dry. (Omega Symbol). Knowing that change is always possible we remain elastic and open, so that messages may flow to the beings that need them.
A black leopard beneath a full moon. (Chandra Symbol). The intensity and fullness of our passions needs the book's blank pages as fields on which to express themselves.
Fulfillment degree: Virgo 7. Music, fading into silence, re-emerges as color. (Omega Symbol). When we trust that we will be connected to whatever it is we need to experience, we find ourselves opening to higher and subtler realms of perception.
A pie thrown in someone's face. (Chandra Symbol). Inevitably, someone has soiled the pristine blank pages with an inkblot, or maybe a masterpiece, but in any case if we are to give up suffering we must give up this ridiculous need for purity, and allow ourselves to play with the pages and ink.
The question is, can the wind be trusted? We only experience the wind in passing, and even when we go with it, for awhile, say on an ocean voyage, it always races ahead – we never know its ultimate destination, being unable to keep up with it.
The magician was convinced that the wind could not be trained, but, being able to read its desires, he could sense the places to which they pulled it, and adjusted his messages accordingly.
Gemini 19. The Golden Fleece hanging in a garden. (Omega Symbol) Manifesting/Resposible
(Degree Angel: ACHAIAH (a-KA-hee-YAH) DNA of the Soul, Patience)
You have a strong urge for adventure, and where that adventure will take you can be surprising and completely unforeseen. There can be abrupt changes of direction that you can’t account for, but which you strongly feel the urge to make. Something is calling to you, and you will not be at peace until you give it your attention and follow it wherever it calls.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “Strange creatures peeking out from behind trees.” The Golden Fleece is something marvelous, and the strange creatures are something you didn't expect. This degree connects to the realm of miracles – without even trying to do so. When life is lived without a minimum of expectations, marvelous discoveries can be made. The strange creatures peeking out from behind trees are beings that are usually hidden who are trying to make contact because they sense the kinship and receptivity of this degree. Here are spontaneous and often surprising encounters with the unexpected, and new and unimagined opportunities arising because of them.
Pleiadian Symbol: A book that only allows itself to be opened by certain people.
Azoth Symbol: At the tip of Africa a ship is deciding whether to go north or south.
Seed degree: Scorpio 9. Looking through a microscope, a man sees a woman waving at him. (Omega Symbol). When you notice tinier and tinier things and feel them loving and wanting to connect with you, you find yourself suddenly beholding a treasure you've been searching everywhere for.
A hand with six fingers. (Chandra Symbol). Until the moment of enlightenment we aren't aware that we are holding in our hands the universe's perfection – but as we catch glimpses of this we tap increasingly into the universal aliveness of everything everywhere.
Fulfillment degree: Libra 7. The Great Wall of China making a huge shadow. (Omega symbol). As we seek the fulfillment of our desires we come to realize the extend and power of the limitations we've created for ourselves.
A group of old ladies gossiping excitedly. (Chandra Symbol). Picking up on so many different possibilities lurking everywhere, we exchange information and speculations as they occur to us, hoping to find something that will further our fulfillment.
There it hung, the magic fleece that he'd journeyed so far to obtain and take home with him. Who could say why people wanted such things, why they were so relentlessly compelled to own them? He knew in his heart that the fleece was of another world, and he felt that maybe by possessing it he might somehow form a connection with it through which he could enter that other world. At the same time, though, he knew that such hope was in vain, for that realm was already within him, and to find it he must make an even more perilous journey through the unknown territory of his own being, if he was to ever find the real Fleece of Gold.
But, being weary of searching, and desperate to feel a moment of triumph, he grasped the one in front of him hanging on the tree – the other, illusionary fleece – and shivered as he felt a breeze from the future stir through it as he stole from the garden.
Gemini 20. Night in a museum. Shadows seem to be moving in the paintings. (Omega Symbol)Manifesting/Inspired
(Degree Angel: CAHETEL (KA-heh-TEL) Defusing Negative Energy, Divine Blessings)
Whatever you may think of as being dependable and unchanging you’ll eventually find you can’t count on. Things are not what they seem. If you try to hold on to stability, sameness, and consistency you will always lose the battle. You need to move with transformations as they occur, for this is the key to your personal growth.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A bull stung by a scorpion.” The paintings of the Omega Symbol are structures which we assume to be finished and unchanging, but the scorpionic energy here brings unexpected change, renewal and regeneration to these structures, and so the paintings magically mutate into environments where energies can shift, flow and transform. The truth at work here is that nothing is set in stone – all is capable of being reworked, reinterpreted. When taurean energy has become too rigid, too dogmatic, and too resistive of change, the scorpio energy retaliates and breaks up the old, stagnant patterns, so that energy is free to move once again.
Pleiadian Symbol: An immense buffet of foodstuffs prepared with exotic and magical herbs.
Azoth Symbol: The closer one looks into a fish bowl the more it appears to be a veritable sea teeming with life.
Seed degree: Scorpio 21. The wind whirling thousands of loose manuscript pages. (Omega Symbol). When we transcend the limits of order and organization we become aware of a realm of hidden energies.
A pair of glasses with no lenses in them. (Chandra Symbol). Holding on to crutches we no longer need we are finally jarred awake by the force of transformation.
Fulfillment degree: Scorpio 7. A poem has disappeared from a sheet of paper. All that is left behind is a few iridescent stains. (Omega Symbol). Seeing into the deeper levels of things we appreciate the subtle energy underlying everything.
A small cave located high in the hills and filled with goat dung. (Chandra Symbol). Letting to of fixed, dogmatic and rigid patterns we give in to transformation, and through doing so find rich fertilizer to be used in our next cycle of growth.
What the artists had intended was different, more or less, from the paint which ended up on the canvases. What most people didn't know was that these intentions – all of them – were also imbedded there, beneath the paint, along with all the imaginings of all the eyes that had ever gazed at the canvases. Especially for the older works this constituted many thick layers sleeping beneath the paint.
And so, at night, when the museum rested, the other layers came forth – no one knew why. Some said it was the Moon that pulled them out, others said it was the paintings themselves that grew tired of their sameness and craved to become something new.
A certain guard, with exceptionally fine eyesight, had grown accustomed to seeing all this happening as he roamed the museum's halls through the night hours. He wouldn't dream of telling anyone what he witnessed. He kept it as his own private gallery, infinitely bigger than the one others saw. If and when they were ever ready, and desired to, they might enter it too.