Grand Sextile

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Grand Sextile

Postby jonaz108 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:51 am

Namaste,

Does anyone know if the Grand Sextile of July 29, 2013
has some importance in the Buddhist tradition?
In astrological terms, a grand sextile is an extremely rare,
six-pointed star, or hexagram, that forms in the heavens
when six planets align, each approximately sixty degrees apart.

Yours gratefully,
John
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Re: Grand Sextile

Postby Sherab Dorje » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:27 am

And I thought it was a thread about pornographic mosaic bathroom decoration! :tongue:
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Re: Grand Sextile

Postby jonaz108 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:40 am

gregkavarnos wrote:And I thought it was a thread about pornographic mosaic bathroom decoration! :tongue:

:rolling:
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Re: Grand Sextile

Postby Virgo » Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:51 pm

Not really as no Buddhist lineage really uses this type of Tropical Astrology (Kalachakra does, but it is a different system than Western, and I am not sure that in Tibet it had enough influence for them to calculate Tropically, I think they mainly use a Sidereal Zodiac... still not completely sure about this).

Anyway, astrologically it is significant.

Michele Knight is a pretty good astrologer and this is what she has to say about it:

http://www.astrologyknight.co.uk/2013/07/25/2013-grand-soul-alignment-the-july-29-star-of-david/

Kevin


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