Asteroid Goddesses: The Mythology, Psychology, and Astrology of the Re-Emerging Feminine

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Nicolas-Hays, Inc., Aug 1, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 416 pages
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This book shows how the discovery of the asteroids Ceres, Pallas Athena, Juno, and Vesta coincided with the shift of a woman. The creating, supporting, nurturing aspect held by the goddess Ceres, the universal mother, brings us to how we feel nurtured and how we function with our roles of mother-child. She embodies the principle of unconditional love. Pallas Athena is our Warrior Goddess, a woman in a man's world, carrying the principle of creative intelligence. Vesta, our goddess of Focus and Commitment, is our High Priestess. Juno, the Queen of Heaven and Divine Consort, is our capacity for meaningful relationships. Understanding the themes that each goddess holds enriches our understanding of that function and expression in our lives. 

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This book covers the archetypes of the asteroids Ceres, Pallas, Vesta, and Juno. The discovery of these asteroids symbolizes the re-emergence and revaluing of feminine/yin energy in our culture ... Read full review

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Dedication
Chapter
Ceres
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Chapter Four
The Story of Ceres and Persephone
Ceres as a Ruler of the TaurusScorpio Polarity
The Occult Teachings of Ceres
Chapter Eight
The Astrology of Vesta
Summary
Further Reading on Vesta
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The Astrology of Juno
Juno as the Capacity for Meaningful Relationships
Chapter Twelve

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The Astrology of Pallas Athene
The Occult Teachings of Pallas Athene
Pallas Aspects to the Planets
Pandora and Icarus
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Demetra George, halds a B.A. in Philosophy and M.A. Classics, received the 2002 Marion D. March Regulus Award for Theory and Understanding. A practitioner of astrology for over 30 years, she specializes in asteroids, archetypal mythology, and traditional astrology. She is also co-author of the best-selling workbook Astrology for Yourself and Asteroid Goddesses with Douglas Bloch. Ms. George is the Director of THEMA: Foundations in Astrology which offers integrated programs and traveling symposia for individuals and small groups in the history, mythology, and techniques of Hellenistic and Archetypal astrology.

Douglas Bloch is a counselor and teacher and the author of ten books, including his inspirational self-help trilogy Words that Heal and I Am With You Always. His website is: www.healingfromdepression.com.

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