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(107) Omega/Chandra Symbols: Taurus 26 – 30

(107) Omega/Chandra Symbols: Taurus 26 – 30

(107) Omega/Chandra Symbols: Taurus 26 – 30 150 150 John Sandbach

Phase 12. Unconditional Love (Hay Hey Ayin)

Angel: HAHAIAH (ha-HA-ee-YAH) Refuge, Shelter

Taurus 26: All over the city, words on scraps of paper flowing through the sewers. (Omega symbol)Transforming/Experimental

(Degree Angel: Poyel (poi-YEL) Dispelling Anger, Fortune and Support)

You are aware of all the mind garbage that floats around in the world, and have a gift for being able to look beyond it into higher realms of purity and harmony. Your non-attachment to thought processes can cause you to be more directly in tune with the immediate energies at work in a situation, and to ground and focus others.

The Chandra symbol for this degree is “Grotesque rocks in a sand garden.” In the Chandra symbol we find unusual and striking formations (the rocks of the garden) existing among the ground-down remains of other rocks (the sand), just as in the Omega Symbol we find the disintegrating remains of verbal documents flowing beneath the formed word constructs of the city above. In both symbols we have spontaneous natural processes – the rocks created by nature and the words disintegrating – as well as consciously and objectively formed elements – the sand garden and the very words themselves.

Especially in the Omega symbol I can feel the death of words as we become freed from them, free then to experience the indescribable mystery of existence.

We may think of this degree as signifying the rising and falling of forms as they coalesce and then disintegrate. Beauty and meaning are ever-present in nature, and transcend words and all other constructs of the human mind. How wonderful and refreshing to get beyond the mind and to see the striking uniqueness and originality in every aspect of cosmic process.

Pleiadian Symbol: A harpist singing an ancient song in moonlight.

Azoth Symbol: A home built for the emperor’s afterlife.

Seed degree: Aquarius 2. An alchemist trying to capture a spirit in the forest. (Omega Symbol). When we can conceive of what is precious to us, and worthy of being embraced, we can then perceive more clearly the dross and waste of the world.

A woman strolling in a garden. She is unaware that she is being watched by elves. (Chandra Symbol). Sensing more and more clearly the forces of nature amongst which we move, our perception grows beyond limiting abstractions and generalities and comes to embrace the utter uniqueness of ourselves and of every passing moment.

Fulfillment degree: Scorpio 5. A sculptor creating large fragile works of art out of paper. (Omega Symbol). Realizing the destructibility of all things, we let go of the need to concern ourselves with the durability of whatever we create.

An Egyptian queen with a braided beard. (Chandra Symbol). Appreciating the quality of uniqueness in everything, we transcend the limits of role and allow ourselves to manifest to the world in whatever form we are comfortable with.


The words are rather enjoying being torn apart. They certainly enjoyed coming together also, but this disintegration in darkness is another type of adventure that seems endless in its possibilities. Words from one fragment merging with words of another, millions of bad poems which no one shall ever read coming together, and here and there a few masterpieces which are just as happy without an audience.

Taurus 27. A greenhouse full of tropical plants set in a snowy landscape. (Omega Symbol)Transforming/Sensitive

(Degree Angel: Nemamiah (ne-MAM-mee-YAH) Listening to Your Soul, Discernment)

You hold to your way of being no matter what environment you’re in. You have an instinct for being able to isolate yourself from whatever will be harmful or non-life supporting to you. You go your own way in a manner that many others find compelling, admirable, and worth of emulating. Yours can be a quite positive use of stubbornness.

The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A man sculpturing hedges into animal forms.” The Omega symbol effectively places something – the tropical plants – where they wouldn’t normally grow, and the Omega symbol turns natural forms into shapes they wouldn’t normally take. This degree delights in juxtapositions, especially unexpected ones, which heighten one’s awareness and help one to see more clearly and appreciate more fully one’s environment. The amount of trouble taken to build a greenhouse in the snow, or to sculpt topiary is great, but this degree likes challenges that achieve striking results. The purpose here is to reveal what we have, and to bring forth talents and abilities no matter what difficultly or inconvenience is met in the process.

Pleiadian Symbol: Wrinkled hands caress a piece of turquoise.

Azoth Symbol: From despair and sorrow a mind soars into the realm of higher potential.

Seed degree: Aquarius 14. During the rain, a bird is heard singing. (Omega Symbol). An attitude of joy, maintained even in an environment of sorrow allows what is special in us to flourish, even in non-supportive surroundings.

In a pyramid a dark passageway filled with scorpions. (Chandra Symbol). Sensing the fears which prevent us from moving forward, we attempt to get more deeply in touch with our own animal nature as a means of self-empowerment.

Fulfillment degree: Sagittarius 5. Psychically attuned to each others’ bodies, women perform a spontaneous dance. (Omega Symbol). When we come to a clear understanding of the nature of our environment and the nature of our own needs, we are then capable of creative interaction with both ourselves and others.

Three women materializing out of a fog. (Chandra Symbol). As we come into clearer and deeper attunement with our animal nature we open up to the power of our own intuition, as well as a clearer comprehension of the cycles of time.


They made walls of glass and with them a cage for a jungle, brought to the north to plant a seed in the snow to see what dreams might take root. In the snow the jungle could neither wake nor asleep, but lay caught just before a dream which never began. It sensed the presence of vast and unfamiliar colors – white, and that curious color gray which, itself, is a jungle of the north.

It was the insects the jungle missed most. The stillness of their absence made the northern sunlight even whiter.

Taurus 28. A man channeling a set of degree symbols. (Omega Symbol) Transforming/Receptive

(Degree Angel: Yeialel (YAY-a-LEL) Letting Go, Mental Force)

You intuitively understand how energy works, and perceive overall patterns in life in all their complexity. You may find it difficult, though, to enter directly into experience, for you often can’t decide where or how to jump in. You need to learn how to put aside thought and act spontaneously – even if it means at times stumbling or falling.

The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A man making candles out of beeswax.” The candles spread light, just as the degree symbols spread knowledge. Each candle might be different and unique, just as each degree symbol is. What is of value (Taurus) is light and understanding, and just as candles burn away and more are needed, new symbols reveal new truths. And so this degree serves something that is eternal and beyond time – wisdom as a manifestation of spiritual light – and through candle making serves that manifestation of spiritual light as it becomes physical light in the material world. There can be much patience here. The degree feels fulfillment when it finds a meaningful goal to focus on and to which it can steadily and faithfully apply its talents.

Pleiadian Symbol: A nude youth handing a rose to a vestal virgin.

Azoth Symbol: A ritual gathering to celebrate the completion of a gigantic labyrinth.

Seed degree: Aquarius 26. The sound of the ocean kept in a small box. (Omega Symbol). Sensing the vastness contained in the smallest of things, we perceive that all reality is filled with a meaningful play of symbols.

Dragonflies around a stagnant pool. (Chandra Symbol). Perceiving the darkness and decay of the world, and yet being able to lightly hover above it, we are impelled to find ways to share the light with others.

Fulfillment degree: Capricorn 5. A photographer hand-coloring a landscape. (Omega Symbol). The degree symbols bring new colors to the world, so that we are able to free our imagination to see existence in new ways.

Tall dark cypress trees in a cemetery. (Chandra Symbol). Illuminating the darkness the light makes us aware of a more deeply enduring spiritual knowledge whose roots are deep in the earth and whose branches reach to heaven.


Doors, portals, and passageways of all sorts were opening, like flowers in a spring garden. He strolled through worlds that passed like clouds, and the worlds echoed each other, creating memories that condensed dewdrops out of the mist — crystalline eyes, looking with surprise on these places that ever renewed themselves in unexpected ways. And amongst these worlds he found many homes which he loved to return to for a moment, but then soon was compelled to leave, for the vacuum of the dark unknown sucked him onward.

Taurus 29. A man reaches out to touch a marble statue. He feels it smiling. (Omega Symbol)Transforming/Responsible

(Degree Angel: Harahel (HA-ra-HEL) Umbilical Cord, Intellectual Richness)

You can feel the aliveness of everything around you, whether animate or inanimate, on the physical plane, or on others. When connected to your core you are vitally in tune to your world, and through your caring you’re able to awaken joy and positivity in whatever you touch. You can heal through unconditional positive rapport.

The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A man amuses himself by drawing strange shapes.” Something interesting is seen in the strange shapes, and this feeds the fire of the imagination, just as lovingly connecting with substance, as in the Omega Symbol evokes a joyous response from matter – for everything is alive, as the Kabbalists tell us. This degree is about the continual exploration of what we have, and the knowledge that what we have is ever-changing and yielding us new, different and often unexpected resources. What we create has a life of its own and comes back to us as karma, which, when positive provides us with unending richness.

Pleiadian Symbol: With tiny files and chisels a man is sculpting clouds of mist from white alabaster.

Azoth Symbol: A road comes to an end, but a woman and her dog find their way beyond it.

Seed degree: Pisces 8. Through a microscope, a scientist observes a deadly virus. (Omega Symbol). Realizing how matter can be imprinted with negativity, we strive to heal this by connecting to it with love and caring.

A gypsy peasant woman sings a mournful chant. (Chandra Symbol). Having mourned our, losses we release the past and turn our attention to creative experimentation in the present.

Fulfillment degree: Aquarius 5. Gradually, the wind unearths a temple buried in the sand. (Omega Symbol). Creatively and experimentally working with matter we contact its spiritual depths and mysteries.

Humans worshiping an obese nature Goddess. (Chandra Symbol). Through creative experimentation we experience the wonderful fecundity and generosity of nature and are impelled to honor it with others.


A man feels a statue smiling. He does not see it smiling, in fact, the movement of its mouth is imperceptible. Such are, also, a statue’s nods and knowing looks, and its tears as well, which are very dry, and its sighs, which sound similar to the movements of clouds. The man takes in these smiles through his fingers, and having once absorbed them, seems to be able to do them himself.

Taurus 30. Beings from many dimensions attracted to an immense white flame. (Omega Symbol)Transforming/Inspired

(Degree Angel: Mitzrael (MITS-ra-EL) Freedom, Internal Reparation)

You sense a pure, central force radiating through the whole universe, and though you may not conceive of it consciously in these cosmic terms, your attitude communicates the feeling that nothing is by itself important, that everything is important in its highest spiritual context, and that we are all truly one, traveling in the same direction toward the white flame of enlightenment.

The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “Snakes at rest on a rock in the sun.” The highest part of us all is attracted to the spiritual light, just as the snakes collect to enjoy the light and warmth of the sun. Snakes symbolize wisdom, and wisdom, or truth, attracts more wisdom and truth. This degree is indescribably rich, the question is, can the person who has this in their chart accept all this, for the only way to contain it is to let go of limits and surrender to the infinite.

There is an ability here to connect to any and all past lives, for these are what we HAVE (Taurus’ verb is “I have”). As this degree releases itself from all caught and stuck places in these pasts it eventually can come into and share the vast fortune that is the summary of Taurus.

Pleidian Symbol:Strange exotic birds have gathered at the ruins of an old palace.

Azoth Symbol: A yellow diamond in a setting which depicts both the Sun and Moon.

Seed degree: Pisces 20. A truck stop specializing in Gnostic texts. (Omega Symbol). We break through all barriers that divide separate realities, and enter into a deep, timeless and transcendent sharing of the light with all beings.

A perfect black cube sits alone in the desert. (Chandra Symbol). Sensing our containment and isolation in a non-supportive environment, we transcend it to enter into an interdimensional communication with a vast array of consciousnesses.

Fulfillment degree: Pisces 5. Dyers at work with many vats of different colors. (Omega Symbol). From the pure white flame of spiritual purity we extract the many beautiful vibrations with which to serve all needs and delight.

Thousands of gold nuggets glistening at the bottom of a clear stream. (Chandra Symbol). Knowing of the riches that are strewn everywhere along are path, we are able to be at peace and bask in the passing, temporal light.


Do all these beings from far-flung places come to visit the flame because they are cold? Or because they crave its light? Doubtful. More probable is that the flame is a place of meeting, a nexus of clarity, just as white is the meeting place of colors.

See how each being merges with the flame, and then emerges from it clearer and brighter, ready to return to its home.

And see, too, at the top of the flame those sputtering shadows emanating from the tip, like a forboding gas – I wouldn’t look at those strange colors if I were you – as the flame’s blinding, acidic purity carries on its process of digestion.

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