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the scorpion

  • dates: 23 october - 21 november
  • greek: Σκoρπίος (scorpios)
  • sanskrit: वृश्चिक (vṛścika)
  • sumero-babylonian: "scorpion"
  • element: water
  • quality: fixed
  • domicile: mars & pluto
  • house: eighth (house of reincarnation)
  • color: deep red; maroon
  • body part: reproductive system; sexual organs
  • symbols: blood
  • stones: serpentine; apache's tear; obsidian
  • herbs: myrrh; ginger root; cumin
  • incense: benzoin
  • animals: scorpion; insects; eagles
  • traits: passion; intensity; obsessive
  • polarity: negative
  • opposite sign: taurus
  • metal: steel or iron
  • key phrase: "i desire"
aug 31 2019 ∞
oct 30 2019 +

2019

  • october 13 | hunter's moon
  • november 12 | beaver moon
  • december 12 | cold moon

2020

  • january 10 | wolf moon
  • february 09 | snow moon
  • march 09 | worm moon
  • april 07 | pink moon
  • may 07 | flower moon
  • june 05 | strawberry moon
  • july 05 | buck moon
  • august 03 | sturgeon moon
  • september 02 | corn moon
  • october 01 | harvest moon
  • october 31 | blue moon
  • november 30 | beaver moon
  • december 29 | cold moon
aug 26 2019 ∞
oct 14 2019 +
  • nature spirits: subterranean fae
  • herbs: verbena; betony; borage; cinquefoil
  • colors: grey; sea green
  • stones: topaz; lapis lazuli
  • trees: alder; cypress
  • animals: unicorn; scorpion; crocodile; jackal; owl; goose; sparrow
  • deities: kali; black isis; hecate; bast; osiris; sarasvati; lakshmi; mawu
  • energies: take root, prepare; transformation; strengthen communication with the deity who seems closest to you
oct 6 2019 ∞
nov 4 2019 +
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october 31 - november 01

  • basics
    • sun: 15⁰ scorpio
    • alternate names: all hallow's eve; hallowmas; feast of the dead; ancestor night; halloween
    • focus: composting
    • importance: to commemorate our ancestors and beloved dead, to thank them for who we are now; festival of the dead; veil is thinnest; "witchy new years"
  • correspondences
    • animals: black cats; owls; bats; stags; ravens; crows; spiders; black dogs
    • candles: white; black; orange; gold
    • colors: red; brown; gold; yellow; orange
    • deities: cerridwen; morrigan; hecate; lillith; kali; all crone goddesses; osiris; cernunnos; anubis; odin
    • herbs and plants: rosemary; mullein; rue; mugwort; calendu...
aug 26 2019 ∞
oct 30 2019 +