Dog Days of
summer are the hottest and most sultry time of the year in the Northern
Hemisphere. Almanac makers vary in the dating of this period, which
lasts anywhere from four to six weeks ... between
early July and early September. Some English calendars now list it
as the period from July 3-August 11. Culled
Night Astronomy Software
do we call these days the "Dog Days?"
canicular days get their name from the Dog Star, Sirius, the brightest
star in the constellation Canis Major. At this time of the year Sirius
disappears into the Sun's glow. Both heavenly bodies are in conjunction,
rising and setting at around the same time. Ancient stargazers thought
that the heat from Sirius, the brightest star in the heavens, combined
with the heat of the Sun produced the hottest weather of the year!
Even though Sirius is hotter than our Sun it is much too far away
to warm our planet.
ancient Egyptians saw Sirius as a giver of life for it always reappeared
at the time of the annual flooding of the Nile. When the star sank
in the west and disappeared from the night sky, it remained hidden
for 70 days before emerging in the east in the morning. This was
viewed as a time of death and rebirth. The Egyptians copied this
period in their funeral ceremonies. When a king died, his body was
mummified, then interred in a pyramid or other tomb. By custom, burial
took place 70 days after death, when the king was "reborn" in the
stars. Culled from
the radio scripts of Damond
Star, Sirius is also known as our Spiritual
Sun, esoterically the
cosmic heart of our physical Sun. During the Dog Days when Sirius
disappears into the Sun's glowing light, it could be said that
Sun is embracing our Spiritual Sun! After such a celestial union
a rebirth or resurrection can be expected.
the period of time Sirius disappears from the sky — sequenced
in the myth when Isis is
hiding until the birth of her son, Horus — eventually
the star reappears after Horus is born — resurrection. It is
was astronomically the foundation of their [Egypt's] entire religious
system. It was the embodiment of Isis, sister and consort of the
who appeared in the sky as Orion. Crystalinks.com/sirius
Days ~ Sirius Disappears from Our Sight
Our Physical Sun Embraces our Spiritual Sun
is said that all great Avatars and
evolutionary energies originate from Sirius, the brightest star in
our heavens. Today
/ Leo Festival, celebrated globally at the time of the Full Moon
during Leo (July
22-Aug. 22), offers a great and unique opportunity to make
contact with Sirian force.
Avatars ~ Sirius
722-724 - A Treatise on Cosmic Fire by Alice
~ Ancient Wisdom References
659-660 - Esoteric Astrology by Alice Bailey
of our evolutionary link to Sirius and in preparation for becoming
Ones on Earth, I offer this excerpt from the Invocation
I am He
who is clothed with the body of flesh yet in whom flames the spirit
of the eternal Gods. I am the Lord of Life. I am triumphant over
Death, and whosoever partaketh with me shall with me arise. I am
the manifester in Matter of Those whose abode is the Invisible. I
am the purified. I stand upon the Universe. I am it's Reconciler
with the eternal Gods. I am the Perfector of Matter, and without
me the Universe is not.
will Sirius reappear?
conjunction of Sirius and
the Sun does not occur at the same time in all latitudes, and is not
constant in the same region for a long period, hence the variation
in calendars regarding the limits of the Dog Days. Some say the period
of the dog days lasts 20 days before and after the conjunction of
Sirius and the Sun.
2017 in the Pacific Time Zone, Sirius rises before the Sun on the last
day of July, but remains hidden in its glare. When Sirius rises above
the Sun at an altitude of 7 degrees it can be
seen. This heliacal rising of Sirius occurs August
8, 2017 in
the heliacal rising: the first visible, though brief, appearance
of a star on the eastern horizon before sunrise. On the previous
morning, sunlight made the star invisible. When the rising of a star
is spoken of, it is usually the heliacal rising that is meant. In
ancient Egypt, the helical rising of Sirius coincided with the annual
rising of the Nile at Memphis. Rising
and Setting of Stars
at an altitude of less 7 degrees [above the Sun] is hidden from
our view by the Suns light. Peter
J. Clark: Heliacal Rising & Setting of Sirius
heliacal setting of Sirius (last visible setting of Sirius) in San
Francisco occurred May 22, 2017 hence,
Sirius is hidden from view for 77 days in San Francisco during 2017.
the first day of Sirius' reappearance the ancient Egyptians expected
an abundant harvest, if the star appeared bright and clear. If Sirius
appeared dull and red, a poor harvest would result. What color will
Sirius be at its reappearance this year? When
will you first see Sirius in the morning sky? Let me know!
first day of the 13 Moon Calendar, the New Year, begins on July
26. This date originally correlated to the heliacal rising of
Sirius at 19.5 latitude north.
13 Moon Calendar 28 day calendar has been in use for over 5500 years.
From the Incan, to the Druidic count, to the Egyptian, to the Essene,
to the Mayan, to the Polynesian, the 13 moon calendar has been used
throughout pre-history as the harmonic standard, and is now being
followed the world over by advocates of Galactic Culture! From
FAQ at 13moon.com
calendars that start July 26, may carry messages from the star Sirius,
through the Sun, to the Earth ... Calendars that begin January 1,
may be circulating energy from both Sirius and Vega, since the Sun
aligns with those two stars at that time. 26.tribe.net
The New Year Star, is at its highest overhead at midnight December
31, while Vega is
located directly opposite, below the horizon, under our feet!
Sirius rises in the east, Vega is setting in the west.
Day Out of Time
Annually July 25th
last day of the galactic year, in the
Mayan and Galactic calendar is July 25.
(13 moons of 28 days = 364 days ~
the extra day, the 365th day, is July 25,
the "Day Out Of Time") This is a special
day for ritual, meditation and prayer.
In 2017 the Galactic New Year (July 26)
is the fifth year in the 7-year cycle from
2013-2020 of Opening the Seven Light Gates.
This Day out of Time we open the Fifth Light Gate!
Spectral Night (7/25/17)
Spiritual quality of this Day Out of Time:
"Dissonance & Letting Go ...
Blue Night, knower of the night, keeper of
the unconscious house, offers dreamtime
as a lens for processing waking reality."
Crystal Seed Year
July 26, 2017 - July 25, 2018
“Yellow Seed is the ordered pattern of growth.
You and your life are the
fertile soil, and
the mystery blooms within you through the
power of your intention
or seed thoughts.
26, 2016- July 25, 2017
Blue Spectral Storm Year
“Blue Storm represents the storm, the thundercloud
full of purifying rain, and the lightning that
shatters any false structuring of reality.”
Additional Links of Interest
Day for Festival and Community
~ Jose Arguelles, Ph.D.
Culture of Peace Through A Calendar of
Law of Time
September 2, 1996 -
Sirius: The Brightest Star in the Night
Credit: ROSAT, MPE, NASA, Courtesy Skyview
is the brightest star in the night sky. Intrinsically, Sirius is
over 20 times brighter than our Sun and over twice as massive. As
Sirius is 8.7 light years distant, it is not the closest star system — the
Alpha Centauri system holds this distinction. Sirius is called the
Dog Star because of its prominence in the constellation of Canis
Majoris (Big Dog). In 1862, Sirius was discovered to be a binary
star system with a companion star, Sirius B, 10,000 times dimmer
than the bright primary, Sirius A. Sirius B was the first white dwarf
star discovered, a type of star first understood by Subrahmanyan
Chandrasekhar in 1930. While studying Sirius in 1718, Edmond Halley
discovered that stars move with respect to each other. The Sirius
system is shown above captured in X-ray light.
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