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The Nehrus: A Phenomenon of India’s New Cosmology

Indira Gandhi‘There is perhaps a truth in the Vedic idea that the Spirit of creation framed all the movements of the world by chandas, in certain fixed rhythms of the formative Word, and it is because they are faithful to the cosmic metres that the basic world-movements unchangingly endure. A balance harmony maintained by a system of subtle recurrence is the foundation of immortality in created things, and metrical movement is simply creative sound grown conscious of this secret of its own powers.’ – Sri Aurobindo, ‘The Future Poetry’
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The Nehrus & India’s New Cosmology – Part II

Indira GandhiAn unbiased observer of Indira Gandhi’s life, her achievements, aspirations and emphasis, can easily appreciate that she held these concepts of the new age closest to her heart. The theme that consistently permeates the entire fabric of her public and personal life is unity – and above all, the unity and integrity of India. She strove to inspire people in India and elsewhere with the truth of the earth’s oneness, and in her own life gave constant examples of a personality and psyche unrestricted by ideological or religious barriers which hinder this process of unification and integration. In her death as well, she continued to demonstrate this same wideness, having succumbed to an attack by Sikhs who had not been removed from her security staff in spite of the difficult situation then prevailing. It is this consciousness of unity that forms the basis for the new world order, as reflected in India’s cosmological model for our age and centred on the Nehrus. Let us see now in what manner this is accomplished.

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The Nehrus & India’s New Cosmology – Part III

Indira GandhiIn her death Indira Gandhi continued to serve this cause and to fulfil her role in this cosmic vision. Briefly, it can be explained in this manner: 1984 was a year corresponding to the fourth power/orbit/planet of this decade, a decade which is to see India well on her way to achieving her role in this new age. The number power of the year is itself 4 (1+9+8+4=22=4). For complex reasons, described in my books, the summer of 1984 was the most critical point of the decade, – what I have called, the Reversal Point. In the number scale 0 to 9, it marks the exact halfway measure, the 4.5. If we were to lay this scale against the solar system of 9 orbit/planets, this reversal point would fall at the Asteroid Belt. That vast abyss in our system presents us with a visual impact of the reversal point’s effects when experienced in time on this planet, housing, as it does, billions of particles of some shattered cosmic body that once occupied the zone. Continue reading ‘The Nehrus & India’s New Cosmology – Part III’

The Nehrus & India’s New Cosmology – Part IV

Indira GandhiAnother difficulty to be surmounted is the human being’s tendency to label events negative or positive, according to limited frameworks. In this regard, we may take Indira Gandhi’s assassination as an example.

In a more integral vision of events transpiring in time, a vision this new cosmology offers, death is simply the result of what I have called a conspiracy of circumstances. Be the cause illness, accident, old age, suicide or a volley of bullets, the only common denominator is this conspiracy of circumstances. Indira Gandhi’s demise was no exception. Continue reading ‘The Nehrus & India’s New Cosmology – Part IV’

One Evolution – Excerpts from ‘The Emerging Cosmos’

formation of solar system‘At present mankind is undergoing an evolutionary crisis in which is concealed a choice of its destiny.’ – Sri Aurobindo Continue reading ‘One Evolution – Excerpts from ‘The Emerging Cosmos’’

The Zodiac & the Perception of Unity – an Introduction to the 12 Signs of the Zodiac

The Zodiac, image by Patrizia Norelli-Bachelet. . . no real understanding of the zodiac is possible without a perception of its unity. The zodiac is a symbol, in its complete form, of the human consciousness. But as this is equal to the All, made in God’s image so to speak, we also find in the zodiac the answer to many enigmas about our universe. These, as well as the mysteries of human consciousness, can only be unraveled on the basis of a unity of vision, of a sense of wholeness, of integrality. – Patrizia Norelli-Bachelet, The Magical Carousel, Commentaries, p. 84 Continue reading ‘The Zodiac & the Perception of Unity – an Introduction to the 12 Signs of the Zodiac’

The Zodiac: Aries, Taurus & Gemini – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’

The Zodiac is a belt of 9° on either side of the ecliptic of the Sun, not to be confused with the Constellation of similar names. The Zodiac is always the same, that is, it always begins at the vernal equinox with 0° Aries, when the Sun’s path along the ecliptic crosses the equator about March 21st each year, coinciding with the Constellations every 25,920 years, approximately. The word Zodiac derives from the Greek work zoe, meaning life, or zoion, living being. Continue reading ‘The Zodiac: Aries, Taurus & Gemini – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’’

The Zodiac: Cancer, Leo & Virgo – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’

 

Cancer

Chapter IV – Cancer

Cancer is a Water sign, an element that corresponds to the soul. It is feminine and of Cardinal energy. From Aries, Cosmic Dawn, we progress to Cancer which represents Cosmic Midnight, the evolutionary movement being therefore into darkness. Continue reading ‘The Zodiac: Cancer, Leo & Virgo – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’’

The Zodiac: Libra, Scorpio & Sagittarius – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’

 

Libra

Chapter VII – Libra

Libra is an Air sign, of Cardinal Energy Quality, masculine and ruled by the feminine planet Venus. In the signs of the first half of the wheel, those masculine are ruled by masculine planets and feminine, by feminine planets. Now a reversal takes place and there is a greater interplay and exchange occurring, the meanings become more intricate, more subtle, the individual must make, he must strive to awaken his consciousness and seek his divine origin, no longer remaining a dumb pawn in the compelling play of Nature. Continue reading ‘The Zodiac: Libra, Scorpio & Sagittarius – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’’

The Zodiac: Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’

 

Capricorn

Chapter X – Capricorn

Capricorn is an Earth sign, of Cardinal energy quality, feminine, ruled by Saturn and co-ruled by the new planet Pluto. It is Cosmic Midday, the Sun’s highest point, visible throughout the lands, the Divine bathing creation in his glorious light.

It can be said that the whole Zodiac is the horoscope of the Divine Mother, or the map of the evolution of manifested divinity in time and space. Continue reading ‘The Zodiac: Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces – a Summary from ‘The Magical Carousel’’