News & Notes 638:Astrological chronicle – Auroville’s 48th Anniversary
Astrological chronicle – Auroville’s 48th Anniversary
As stated in my previous chronicle (February 28th, 2015), last year was a turbulent one for Auroville, as the natal sun and moon in the chart of Auroville’s creation were transited by Neptune – which was itself square to Saturn. The Neptune spiritual values of compassion, communion and fraternity clashed with the Sagittarius ideological crystallization and the rigidity of the systems, laws and regulations.
A desire for authenticity and a return to the ideological source of the Auroville charter was apparent during the Auroville Retreat and is still being worked upon by some study and working groups on some essential topics.
This year too, the 48th Anniversary of Auroville appears highly tensed with numerous remarkable planetary aspects. Jupiter transited the Auroville’s creation chart natal Pluto on December 10th, 2015, as well as on February 6th, 2016. It will do it for a last time on July 31st 2016. The first 6 months of this year will therefore be strongly under the influence of Jupiter.
The transit of a planet over Pluto points to a period of purification and cleansing of the old in order to build anew. “To die so as to be reborn” could be a key phrase. Jupiter, the planet of expansion, is connected to ideologies, laws and regulations, with a risk to go too far and be excessive if it is not structured by Saturn.
The next 2 squares between Jupiter and Saturn in 2016, on March 23 and May 26, might bring about a conflict of interests between the expansion and the limitation of Auroville, as symbolized by those 2 planets. Should we develop the city or improve and harmonize what is there already?
Presently Jupiter is conjunct the lunar North node – the axis of the development and destiny of Auroville. This North node has transited the Auroville chart natal Pluto on February 20th, 2016 – on the eve of Mother’s birthday!
On August 11th, 2015, Jupiter has started its 5th revolution (i.e. 12-year period) since the creation of Auroville, and this will last until its 60th Anniversary.
This coming February 29th, 2016, will be the 12th anniversary of the Supramental Descent. The number 12 is therefore especially important this year.