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The Violet Consuming Flame Visualization

Keep the attention still and concentrated, and keep feeling the Violet Consuming Flame passing through your body until the Joy and Happiness of Its Power begin to make you feel lighter and more at ease. Remain within this, and feel It is God’s Forgiving Mercy; and Its Great Loving Purity comes into you and just loves to consume every particle of substance which does not produce Perfection.

Realize that the Love in this Violet Consuming Flame loves to release all substance from you which is not qualified with Eternal Purity. Then you will love that Violet Flame more! As you love It, It will love you; and It will love away all the substance that appears as limitation.Therefore, the more you use It, the more It will bless you. The more It becomes real and the more you draw It forth for others, the more you automatically raise yourselves.

October 10, 2013

The Cardinal Grand Cross Series for 2013-2014

"We will be positioned and repositioned over this next nine-month gestation period, in order to reformulate relationships and social interaction (Libra) to better align with the Aquarian (air) imperative requiring new and decisive leadership. We will be forced to rapidly relinquish old ways as rules and conventions change and power struggles reach crisis points, dissolving our old societal structures.  It is fascinating to note that the Government shut down in the United States began on the very first day of the October Cross."
by Christas Cosmic Connections

The amazing Grand Mystic Hexagon of July 2013 ( has now dissolved into a series of transfiguring geometric energy patterns called the Grand Cardinal Cross. What was beginning to come together in the Grand Sextile is now being brought into manifestation . Hurray! The planets involved create a large square shaped pattern in the heavens(w/a spread of 5-10 degrees permitted) and thus it is also known as the Grand Square. It is called a Cardinal Grand Cross, because  the planets in each corner of the 90 degree angle formed by the square, will be in one of the four Zodiac signs that astrologers refer to as Cardinal.

This word means first, and comes from the Latin cardinalis, with the meaning of principal or pivotal, and each mark the turning point of a temperate season. They were also called moveable by traditional astrologers because, as Bonatti said, the "air" changes when the Sun enters each of these signs, bringing a change of season.

The four cardinal signs are:
  • Aries.svg Aries, Element of Fire- the Sun's passage through which begins the Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and the Autumn in the Southern .
  • Cancer.svg Cancer, Element of Water - which begins Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter in the Southern Hemisphere.                 .
  •  Libra.svg Libra ,Element of Air- which begins Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Spring in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Capricorn.svg Capricorn,Element of Earth - which begins  Winter in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Summer in the Southern Hemisphere.


 The amazing thing about this cross is that it will not be an isolated incident but the geometry of the cosmos will create will 5 extraordinary permutations.

It will use Uranus, Pluto and Jupiter as an anchor forming a T-square, as you see, with one arm missing of the cross, and a rotating series of visiting planets to complete the cross .The rotating element is Air, as Libra will play host to all visiting planets, culminating in "The Big One"- An Exact Grand Cross formation in April.

Venus entered Libra on August 16 forming the first Grand Cross from August 23-27

Mercury in Libra formed the second Grand Cross September 13-19

Now Sun in Libra forms the 3rd Cross from October 1-12

Mars in  Libra for the 4th  December 23- January 8, 2014

Mars again from April 21-24 as it retrogrades in Libra forming the 5th

BUT in addition, in the 5th Grand Cross we have each of the planets coming to EXACT angles at 13 degrees. Quite extraordinary!!  Any planets you have in your personal chart at 13 degrees in the Cardinal Signs, will be activated by the Grand Cross.  Thirteen - the number of Death and Resurrection  ... the destruction of time.  The Number 13 is a karmic number and the number of upheaval, so that new ground can be broken.  Its extraordinary power can best be utilized by adapting to change gracefully to bring out the strength of the '13' vibration, and decrease any potential for harm or negativity. With oceans of change, one must flow with a rip tide and allow it to bring you safely to the new shore. Swimming against it in panic or fear will only result in loss.

In general as the heavens rotate and the various Crosses move into formation, look at your chart and see which house Libra is in to ascertain the areas of your life which will be reflected and ripe for personal transformation. You will want to pay attention to any planets that are between 8 and 14 degrees in any of the Cardinal signs.

We will be positioned and repositioned over this next nine-month gestation period, in order to reformulate relationships and social interaction (Libra) to better align with the Aquarian (air) imperative requiring new and decisive leadership. We will be forced to rapidly relinquish old ways as rules and conventions change and power struggles reach crisis points, dissolving our old societal structures.  It is fascinating to note that the Government shut down in the United States began on the very first day of the October Cross.

3rd Grand Cardinal Cross of October 1-12, 2013


All aspects of human existence are highlighted in this formation- the universal, global and personal. As Crosses are all about balance and all permutations will pivot in Libra - the sign of Balance, truly the Cosmos is preparing us for a change of Season in planetary consciousness. The Cross of October features the Sun, symbol of the Soul, arriving in Libra for a Grand opportunity to recalibrate the Group Soul that is the Human Family. It is called in esoteric astrology, The Great Resolver .

Astrological square aspects incite assertive action to meet challenges head on and  create hurdles overcome through intensely focused ambition. Uranus and Pluto were last together in conjunction aspect in the mid sixties.  They are together again now, urging us to manifest the ideas anchored in human consciousness back then.

 "With Pluto involved in the Grand Crosses, potentially uncomfortable issues related to power are being drawn to the surface in relationships with an impetus to examine, make aware and then transform . With Uranus involved, relationships and personal directions within relationships can change dramatically and unexpectedly as new insights and events arise . People will be rebelling from attempts to pigeonhole them in outdated relationship roles . With Jupiter in the mix, it is our wisdom, our truth and our personal guiding philosophies that provide shelter during the Grand Cross storms."   Willow

The role of cardinal signs is to push forward, be first, initiate. To Begin the Beguine, Uranus whose role is to Anchor the Future into the Present - THINK OF IT - anchor the future into the present -sits in Aries, which is considered to be the FIRST sign of the Zodiac. We have the symbol of Cosmic Electric Fire- Uranus, ruler of Aquarius,  with its lightening bolts in the sign OF Fire!  "Burnin' Down the House "! Tearing down the old, to anchor in the new.

Pluto symbol of the Transformative Fires of the hidden worlds in Capricorn (earth) who sets goals and plans carefully, whose symbol as the Goat Headed Sea Serpent who plumbs the depths of the Cosmic Sea of Consciousness and climbs to great Spiritual heights, invites us to work with dedicated obsession for the new earth, while allowing our substantial leadership abilities to arise. Be the Change you want to see in the world!

Jupiter the Beneficent, planet of expansion in Cancer (water) will help us actively explore the ENTIRE realm of human emotion and motivate us to seek out new Spiritual states and experiences with awesome assistance from Neptune, the MOST spiritual planet in our system, sitting in Pisces     (more-water...CosmicWaters).  Humanity can then increase it's emotional spectrum to more actively explore and express its capacity for sympathy and compassion, culminating in the Love-Wisdom perfection of the Esoteric Cosmic 2nd Ray, to which Jupiter belongs, expressing Unity Consciousness.


Not too long ago, the world was considered flat, till our dear Columbus, whose birthday we celebrate on Monday October 14, proved that it was indeed spherical.
Likewise in ancient days it was believed that the earth was the center of the solar system and that around it revolved the sun and all the other planets.  Later on, when further discoveries brought more light to the human mind through Copernicus, our planet was decentralized and the truth was more clearly seen.

Now a similar process of decentralization must take place and the solar system must no longer be regarded as a point around which the zodiac revolves or through which the sun passes in its great cycle of approximately 25,000 years. Astrology must
become the science which deals with those conditioning and governing energies and forces which play through and upon the whole field of space!  And all that is found within that field.

"When grasped and the sources of those energies are better comprehended and the nature of the field of space is correctly understood ...the relationships between individual, planetary, systemic and cosmic entities will be grasped, and we shall then begin to live scientifically. It is this scientific living which it is the immediate purpose of astrology to bring about.
"  Djwal Khul through Alice Bailey

Like the ancient mariners who drew flat 2 dimensional maps for a spherical world, astrologers Grand Squares in 2D, result in Cubes in 3D. Our Earth spins as well too, at over 1000 miles per hour and there was no knowledge of this either, during Columbus' time. Now we know - all things spin, down to the tiniest atomic particles . We live in a dynamic moving Universe . Creative energy from God flows through every geometric pattern in creation . In Kabbalist tradition, it is Archangel Metatron that oversees that flow.

Metatron's cube contains every shape in the Universe and it depicts an equilibrium in the six directions represented within it . Those shapes are the building blocks of all physical matter, which are known as Platonic solids in honor of the Greek philosopher Plato, who through them, saw the link between the spirit world of heaven and the physical elements of Earth. Those three-dimensional shapes appear throughout creation. 

"Timeless geometric codes underlie seemingly disparate things, showing the parallels between patterns in snowflakes, shells, flowers, the corneas of our eyes, the DNA molecule that is the building block of human life, and the galaxy itself in which Earth resides."

Metatron’s Cube is composed of 13 spheres held together by lines from the midpoint of each sphere. God’s light expands infinitely through Metatron’s cube via one or more of the elements of creation – Earth, Fire, Air, Water coming together through Spirit.   Galaxies, solar systems, planets, humans, plants, animals, DNA, the atom, sub-atomic particles and hence the energy / space between all matter is made up of one or more of these elements.

The spheres of Metatron’s Cube represent the ‘Feminine’ whilst the straight lines represent the ‘Masculine’. Thus Metatron’s Cube represents the weaving together of the Male & Female polarities to create the ONENESS field of the infinite ALL.


Thinking about totality of forces playing upon the entire Cosmic field, the Series of Grand Squares taking place, will be a permutation of a Cosmic Rubic's Cube of sorts, with the 5th culminating in  a Grand alignment in 13 degrees . We can only wonder at the precision of the Creator and prepare for our Nova Earth during the next 9 months in anticipation of our re-birth in April . With all the speculation about timing as the new order unfolds, let's not forget to take the larger cosmic perspective, which esoteric astrology can afford us, through the investigations of the Geometries of Heaven.

Here is a wonderful link for further investigation and understanding!

Much love,

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  1. What mantra would you recommend for the Grand Cardinal Cross? I thought the kali mantra "om klim kalika-yei namaha" would bring relief from any situation that is problemmatic or difficult. Any thoughts? :)

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    1. My thoughts are to recite Om Namo Narayanaya - this will infuse a gentle, loving and protective energy around you and your environment. This is the mantra for Lord Vishnu, Sustainer of the Universe. We want the energy of fortification and benevolence.

      I cannot make a full assessment given I have not met you. Maha Kali mantra is for warding off psychic or physical intruders. This is my experience.

      Thanks for the great question. Blessings. Many good things on the horizon and great changes to look forward to. -Sharda-