Giamario, Daniel – A Shamanic Look at the Magical Synodic Cycles of Venus

The remarkable 584 day synodic cycle of Venus, with its unique 5/8/13 pattern, and nearly exact 8 year return, has inspired countless mythological, magical, ceremonial, and cultural motifs. Using the mytho-shamanistic approach of Shamanic Astrology, this presentation will explore the personal and cultural implications of this cycle. Topics covered will include: the current expressions of the universal, archetypal feminine principle (for men and women) as revealed by the Venus cycle; The difference between Morning Star, Evening Star, and underworld placements of Venus; A different view of Venus retrograde & The “descent of Inanna” Sumerian cosmological myth updated for our time.