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Metonic Cycle

Postby firebirdflys » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:20 pm

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METONIC CYCLE
Named after Greek astronomer Menton in the 5th century BC, but also known by other names, it is a lunar/solar calendar that tracks the moons cycle of 18.6 years. You may have heard we will not see another super blue blood moon until 2036. The reason is this cycle. And also why every (aprox) 19 years the month of February is void of a Full moon. Causing what has now come to be known as a black moon month. There are other reasons for a black moon but one is this rare February without a full moon.
Now, how would work with this energy?
The rarity of this moon indicates that this energy must not be taken lightly. Firstly how does one normally approach the dark of/new moon? For myself it is a shedding of outworn ideas and andttitudes, letting go and preparing the road for change.
This black moon might be a great time to do an Inanna rite. Where one is shead of all their worldly goods, only to die a pseudo death and then be re-born. The focus for the next cycle of 19 years shoud be well thought out, however while laying in the "death" state one may receive messages or major clarity on direction and how focus may be achieved.
I find it interesting this moon should fall at a month known for initiations. Like Inanna coming down the cosmic birth canal the portal will be open to a new cycle, not only a moon cycle but a 19 year moon cycle! The moon will be in Sagittarius indicating one should shoot for the stars!

This cycle also let early astrologers know when the eclipses in this cycle were happening, solar and lunar.
The next time this void of full moon in February occurs, it will be predecessed by the Super blue blood moon. Where will you be?

I have heard that our Anasazi culture had niches carved at Chaco canyon (N.M.) to follow that cycle they also have a Solstice indicator nicely chiseled as a spiral into a rock.
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MOON TEACHINGS FOR THE MASSES
Where to find the Moon in the sky on any given day depends on 3 things:

(1) the phase of the Moon on that day
(2) where the Sun is in the sky
(3) where the Moon is in its 18.6 year cycle
Source: ongoing project at the Uni of Mass, Amherst http://www.umass.edu/sunwheel/pages/moonteaching.html


Many black moon blessings!
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Re: Metonic Cycle

Postby SpiritTalker » Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:43 pm

This is so cool! I wanted to find this in one place but hadn't taken the initiative. Thanx.
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Re: Metonic Cycle

Postby planewalker » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:23 pm

I had to use the last moon great cycle to completely close a doorway that was opened in summer 1977. I'm letting this one go by, at least for now.
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Re: Metonic Cycle

Postby nightshroud » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:03 pm

this was a fun read thanks firebird
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Re: Metonic Cycle

Postby blue_moon » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:16 am

Wow thanks for sharing your research!
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Re: Metonic Cycle

Postby firebirdflys » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:18 pm

You're welcome!
But wait...there's more !


CHACO CANYON

SUN DAGGER SPIRAL
Solar/lunar marker?
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illustrations of the sun dagger calendar
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This is an excerpt from a book called Contemporary Archaeologies of the Southwest, By William Walker, Kathryn R. Venzor
Where he speakes about the spiral/light dagger that marks solar/lunar calendar. Even though there is little sufficient ethnographic evidence that the Chacoans would have moon worship. They honored the Sun, why would the moon be left out? Unfortunately the area around theSun dagger is inaccessible due to tourist impact having already damaged the alignment. This amazing artifact is on Fajada Butte which is within the Chaco Canyon National Park area.
https://books.google.com/books?id=W8i9A ... on&f=false

There is another area at the grand kiva called Casa Riconada which seems to me to be a most likey place to observe the 18.6 year moon cycle. This massive gathering spot was made for spiritual gatherings. Why wouldn't the gathering incorporate full moons?


SUN & MOON IN OUR DNA?
By the way, the new cycle started in 2014 I believe, but will check to make sure. One thing that I found absolutely fascinating is the pattern on which this cycle takes. Looks very much like a DNA pattern :shock:
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Re: Metonic Cycle

Postby planewalker » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:49 pm

OK You drew me in, great info. I specially liked the way you put it all together.
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