Humanity's Origin Mystery
The Birth of Human Consciousness

Rituals Are R'tu

The Sanskrit word r'tu means menstruation. The word ritual derives from it. The first rituals were women's blood rites of passage: menarche, defloration, or tearing the hymen of a virgin, menstruation, and childbirthing. These original first blood mystery rituals inspired men's parallel menstrual rites, such as the blood rites of piercing, tattooing, and circumcising, which are unnaturally induced forms of blood letting. From the braiding of human blood rites of passage amongst women and men, cultures developed, inspiring new rites. Other new rites honored nature, such as the rite of spring, the rite of Thesmophoria, The Heiros Gamos, and the rite of Oktoberfest. 

World cultures are rooted in menstrual logic. Dr. Judy Grahn's Metaformic Theory and Blood, Bread & Roses, explain how menstruation created world cultures. 

 

For example, what is a taboo?

 

The word taboo originates from Polynesian Tapua, meaning magical and menstruation.

Woman Is The Lunation

In the “Lunar Cosmology” of the Aymara people in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, the word for the menstrual blood of woman is p'axsi wila, meaning moon blood, which also refers to the first glimpse of the new moon. (Denise Y. Arnold quoted by Dr. Judy Grahn.)

Cosmetics

The word cosmetics, sometimes called make-up or war paint, derives from cosmetikos, meaning ordering the cosmos through symbols written on the body. (See Dr. Judy Grahn's Metaformic Theory and Blood, Bread & Roses).

Her Moon, Her Moan,
Hormone, Harmony
& Her Money

The bright white full moon symbolizes pregnancy, or the ability to be impregnated due to her ovulation cycle when an ovum is ready to be fertilized, indicating that she is fertile.  

 

The hidden dark moon, the eclipsed red full moon, and the eclipsed black full moon, symbolize both menstruation and menopause, indicating that she is barren. 

 

Woman's two secretions within each lunation cycle are her two naturally flowing currents: her clear current flowing during ovulation, and her dark current flowing during menstruation. 

 

Her moon currents are the result of her hormones recycling in a feedback loop. Currents refer to a continuous flow of liquids. Subliminally, the flow of currencies, which represent cycling moons, or exchanging monies, keep the economic systems all over the world fluid, or liquid. Currencies create the necessary liquidity required for any properly functioning economy (eco-moon) to maintain balance and thrive.

Astrology: Electromagnetic Coding

All of us manifest stardom, the space-time map of the star-dome we were born under.  Our natal horoscope shows us the map of our electromagnetic coding. All that is needed is the date, exact time, and location of our birth to delineate the electromagnetic signature we were born to manifest. The horoscope is merely a navigating tool.

 

How does knowing astrology help menstruating women? Knowing the composition (the element, modality and position) of her natal moon is the best place to start. Finding the condition of her natal moon by calculating its degrees of distance from the Sun and identifying any strong aspects to other luminaries would be the next logical discussion. Finally, integrating this data with her menstrual rhythm and the current lunar phase will give her incredible insight to the underlying layers of her emotional intelligence.

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