Re: Astrosophy -- history
- Interesting - Okay, thanks for the grist for the thinking mill (and
the patience in giving a much needed education on the placing of the
season). Obviously I've got a long way to go. :)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, DoctorStarman@a... wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, churchinnerlight@a... wrote:
> >afc@h... writes:>
> >>One thing I've wondered - with the moveable feast differing start
> >>dates of Easter - which verses should be moved/left out/skipped?
> >******Some years Easter comes early and you don't get to use all
> >verses----other years it comes late and you run out of verses
> before starting again with #1. Some people deal with that problem
> the weeks shorter so as to fit in all 52, but I prefer to start a
new mantra on
> Sundays so I don't do that. If we reach mantra #52 and Easter is
> several weeks
> away, I keep using #52 until the next Easter-Easter 'year' begins;
> comes early,
> the last few verses just get skipped and you go right to #1.
> > -starman
> afc@h... writes:
> > Yes, these are the methods that I have seem implemented as well -
> > just seems so untidy for me that Steiner who usually had the ends
> > neatly tied up wouldn't have taken this into consideration...
> > Surely there must be a way to astrologically "fix" the beginning
> > end of the season rather than a method that depends on the
> > of a humanity created arbitrary calendar?
> *******Well, the date of Easter is not humanly created or arbitrary
> ----Steiner spoke many times of how it is worked out from the
cosmic cycles of the sun
> and moon. I've observed for a long time that when Easter comes
> comes late, for instance. Steiner spoke not a few times about our
> mentality that would like to make it a fixed date because it has no
feeling for the
> cosmic connections----wanting to make the calendar neat, for
> it messes up the account books when Easter is always a different
> year, unlike Christmas--- but he was emphatic about starting the
> always on Easter, and that results in some Easter-to-Easter 'years'
> 'short' and some 'long'. And that, I think, is a reality reflecting
> first full moon after the vernal equinox can be as early as March
22nd or as
> late as Apr. 21st or so. Each year has a different character if you
> and experience them this way.