Mercury and Vesta are united in the skies today at the master number 22° of Taurus. Think about and honour and dedicate yourself to tens your own sacred inner fire and eternal spirit.
The number 22 is a Master Number. The symbol is further evidence to realize your own inner jewels and to polish them and know your inner worth. The 22 degree in degree theory is a Capricorn degree and considered sinister. I’m astrology we always read up a degree. Technically it’s the 23rd degree.
The Sabian Symbol for the 22nd which is always read as the 23rd degree is “ A jewellery shop filled with valuable gens.”
She is the sister of Jupiter Neptune Pluto juno and Ceres. Her usage should be more widely used considering how important her siblings and Ceres/Demetra is as Goddess of Constellation Virgo and the Great Mother.
As above so below, we are thinking about and embodying Vesta in our lives. Now is exactly the time, synchronizing with her ancient worship days June 7-15 to ritually dedicate yourself as a Vestal Vixen a modern grounded focussed woman who tends to her own sacred flame her own spirit and soul and her own sexual tactic fires.
Vesta is an ancient Roman Goddess. Hestia is her name in Greek mythology. Vesta is the root word of investments which now equals money, and Investiture,
She represents the primal hearth fire for cooking and baking bread for both state and private families. The sacred flame, the eternal spiritual fire, of the family spirits, ancestors, protection, safety, warmth, she is a fire that must never be allowed to go out. She was a daughter of Rhea a titan and Saturn/Kronos who swallowed her whole she was the firstborn and last to be freed..
Her temples were always Round since antiquity. The saved fire was ritually extinguished and relit on March 1 which was the ancient Roman New Year.
The innermost sanctuary was not open to the public except during the Vestalia June 7-15 it where women came to praise Vesta . It was even was opened to barefoot poor matrons. On June 9 donkeys were decorated to honor Vesta as their braying loudly awoke Vestal Virgins who were vulnerable of being raped because they were sacred virgins. On June 15 the temple was dedicated to Vesta and ritually cleaned.
Vesta symbolizes the unwavering focus to tend your own spiritual fire. The Vestal Virgins were originally sacred pathenogenic priestessses who healed men in ritual tantric sexuality when returning from war.
Greek and Roman myths are totally patriarchal and no male God was needed to grant Vesta or any other goddess permission to be an eternal virgin and to never allow herself to fall in love. I’m personally rewriting these myths.
Their more familiar designation as Vestal Virgins is a literal women who never have sex with men, who are chaste for 30 years-a Saturn cycle but were then free to marry after serving, and under penalty of terrible torturous death if engaging in sexual relations with men.
Vesta is shown as a fully draped women with her animal the donkey or ass. You can see that Mother Mary in Christianity was taken from this more ancient goddess.
She is the goddess of baking. Honor Vesta each time you bake bread or any other grains.
Asteroid vesta is the 2nd largest and brightest asteroid in the asteroid belt and the forth to be discovered. March 29, 1807 as goddess of fire of course she is an Aries. Her orbit is under 4 years.
Vesta is actually a protoplanet not just a hunk of rock like most other asteroids.
Where is Vesta in your natal chart? On astro.com key on your birth details then check your additional objects you will see Vesta and the other main asteroid goddesses there too.
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