Astrology and the Archetypal Power

of Numbers, Part One

 

Table of Contents

About the Author

Acknowledgements

Preface  


A Word to Non-Astrologers and Skeptics

 
Astropoetics

 
The Seven Gates of Soul

  
Tracking the Soul With An Astrology of Consciousness

   
Astrology and the Archetypal Power of Numbers

 
Endnotes 


Introduction


Astrology as a Dakini Language of Number

  
The Source of Esoteric Knowledge About Number

   
My Personal Quest For a Deeper Understanding of Number

  
From Control to Conscious Alignment With Natural Law

  
Numbers As the Gateway to an Understanding of Multidimensionality

  
The Journey Begins

 
Endnotes  


Chapter Zero: Into the Abyss  


The Myth of Orpheus

  
Into the Depth of the Abyss

   
Our Shared History in the Abyss

   
Psychological Strategies for Coping With the Abyss

   
The Abyss as a Catalyst to a Shift in Consciousness

   
The Power of An Open Heart

   
Turning the Other Cheek

 
The Power of Forgiveness

   
The Power of Non-Attachment

  
Sunyata

  
Seeing Life in the Realm of Zero as Sunyata

  
The Way of the Fool   


Chapter One: Into Being   


God as Projection

  
The Projection of God as a Call to Consciousness

  
The Projection of God as the Embodiment of Our Strategy for Dealing With the Abyss

   
Types of Creation Myths

   
Looking Beyond the Projection of God to Its Source in the One

   
Harnessing the Power of Consciousness to Illuminate the Realm of Zero

   
Taking Responsibility for the Light

   
Choosing Our God as a Pathway to Becoming

   
Following in the Footsteps of a God

 
The Story of My Choice

  
Endnotes  


Chapter Two: Into Soul Space   


Consciousness as a Play of Opposites

   
Two As an Echo of the Abyss

 
Two As the Embodiment of the Shadow

   
Two as the Gateway to the Fall

   
Two as the Embodiment of Feminine Power

  
Our Collective Need for the Balancing Medicine of the Feminine

  
The Relationship Between the Realm of Two and the Second Chakra

   
The Relationship Between the Realm of Two and the Fourth Chakra

  
Endnotes  


Chapter Three: Into Conscious Power 


Three As the Essence of Order

   
Three and the Power of Consciousness

  
A Personal Example of Resonance By Contrast in the Realm of Three

 
The Possibility for Mitigation of Excess in the Realm of Three

  
The Realm of Three and the Potential For Changing Collective Awareness

  
Wisdom, Denial and the Terrible Plunge Back into the Abyss

  
The Sad Fate of Truth on a Path of Inequality in the Realm of Three

  
Three and the Power of Mediation

  
Three and the Resolution of Conflict on the Path of Inequality

  
Three and the Impetus Toward Creative Synthesis on the Path of Equality

 
Three as a Catalyst to Growth

  
The Realm of Three and the Integration of the Third and Sixth Chakras

   
Endnotes  


Chapter Four: Into Manifestation 

The Tetraktys and the Ascent to the One

   
Four and the Construction of the Physical Universe

   
The Four Elements

   
Phase One: The Opportunity for Awakening

   
Phase Two: Purification By Wounding

  
Phrase Three: Illumination Through Elemental Alchemy

 
Secondary Elements

  
Phase Four: Union With the One

  
Following a Personal Path Through the Realm Four

  
The Realm of Four as a Horizontal Compass

  
Navigating the Medicine Wheel

  
The Medicine Wheel and the Elements

   
The Implications of Realm of Four Dynamics Within the Chakra System

 
Endnotes


Chapter Five: Into Life 


The Realm of Five and Consciousness

   
The Realm of Five and Participation Mystique

   
Consciousness and the Implicate Order

 
The Implicate Order and the Gaia Hypothesis

   
The Anthropic Principle and the Participatory Universe

  
Intelligent Design Revisited

 
Astrology as a Language of Intelligent Design

   
Divine Intelligence and Human Civilization

  
A Brief History of Natural Law

 
An Example of Culture Informed by Natural Law – The Maya

  
An Example of Culture Threatened by a Breakdown in Natural Law  – 21st Century America

   
The Creation Myth Behind American Democracy and Its Original Alignment With Natural Law

 
America’s Departure from Natural Law

  
Natural Law and Consciousness

   
Return to Observation of Natural Law

   
The Implications of the Realm of Five Within the Chakra System

 
Magic – White and Black

  
Endnotes 


Chapter Six: Soul Work, Healing, and the Quest for Wholeness  


The Realm of Six and Soul Work

   
My Descent into the Abyss

  
Discovering Odin As a Pathway through the Abyss to the Realm of One

 
Following Odin Into the Realm of Two

 
Following Odin Into the Realm of Three

  
Following Odin Into the Realm of Four

  
Following Odin Into the Realm of Five

  
Following Odin Into the Realm of Six

  
Wandering Southwest in the Footsteps of Odin

   
Odin’s Welcome

  
Bringing the West Into the South

  
Bringing the South Into the West

  
Endnotes  


Chapter Seven: Creativity, Initiation, and the Pivot Point of Change  


Seven and the Emergence of True Creativity

  
The Creative Power of the Complex Personality

   
The Creative Power of Unmoderated Extremes

  
Creativity and the Channeling of Divinity

  
Creativity and Non-Intervention

  
Creativity and Body Wisdom

   
The Cost of Failure to Enter the Realm of Seven

 
The Realm of Seven and Spiritual Initiation


Initiation as Participation Mystique

  
The Realm of Seven and the Necessity for Collective Initiation


The Realm of Seven and the Pivot Point of Change

 
The Implications of the Realm of Seven Within the Chakra System


Endnotes 


Chapter Eight: The Wisdom of the Serpent   


The Realm of Eight and Harmony

 
The Myth of Cadmus and Harmonia


The Realm of Eight and the Reclaimed Wisdom of the Serpent

  
The Realm of Eight and the Mystery of the Caduceus

 
The Realm of Eight and the Cyclical Power of Legacy

  
The Wisdom to be Harvested Through Awareness of Planetary Cycles

  
Sifting Through Planetary Cycles For Wisdom in the Realm of Eight

 
The Nodal Cycle and the Wisdom of the Serpent

  
The Wisdom to be Harvested Through Awareness of Eclipse Cycles

  
The Wisdom of the Serpent and the Practice of Recapitulation

 
Astrological Recapitulation

  
Entering the Realm of Eight Collectively

  
The Implications of Realm of Eight Within the Chakra System

  
Endnotes   


Chapter Nine: Fate and the Portal Between Dimensions  


The Realm of Nine and Fate

  
The Arithmological Power of the Square

 
The Realm of Nine and the Morai

  
The Weaving of the Thread

  
Fate as the Natural Condition of the Embodied Soul

  
Measuring the Thread

 
Cutting the Thread

 
The Mythological Origins of Fate

  
Fate as an Invitation to Conscious Embodiment

  
A Personal Encounter With Fate


Fate and the Chakra System

  
Fate as a Cyclical Opportunity for Growth

  
The Threads of Fate Weaving Through the Vietnam Era

 
The Historical Consequences of Our Collective Insistence on Inequality

  
The Hand of Fate in the Early Obama Era

  
Our Difficult Passage Through the Realm of Nine in the Years Immediately Ahead

   
The Cutting of the Thread of Fate and the End of the Mayan Calendar

 
Nine as a Portal to Other Dimensions

  
Nine as the Ever-present Opening to the Magic Body

  
A Personal Celebration of the Magic Body

  
Endnotes 


Chapter Ten: The Principles of Arithmology

   
Types of Number

  
Portrayal of Numbers as Arrays of Dots

   
Engenderment

 
Generation By Combination

  
Means

  
Sequences of Numbers

 
The Lambda and the Tetraktys

  
Using the Tetraktys to Read the Harmonies of Soul

   
An Arithmological Analysis of the Tetraktys

  
Extending From Plato’s Lambda

  
My Contemporary Reformulation of the Lambda

 
The Musical Correlates of Number


Harmony and Disharmony

  
Platonic Solids

   
Sacred Geometry

  
Arithmological Sequences in Nature

  
The Numbers and the Gods

  
Endnotes

 

Back Matter

Appendices   


The Chakras

   
The Number Realms

  
The Chakras and the Number Realms  
 

Glossary


Works Cited

   
Index

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