Phase 59. Umbilical Cord (Hey Resh Chet)
Angel: HARAHEL (HA-ra-HEL) Intellectual Richness
Capricorn 21. As a woman moves down a passageway, many hands reach out to touch her. (Omega Symbol) Interacting/Experimental
(Degree Angel: SITAEL (SIT-ah-EL) Miracle Making, Construction of Universe/Worlds)
If you keep moving forward, guiding and helping forces will reach out to assist you. There may as well be other forces which will attempt to retard and stop you, but this, too, is good, for it gives you the chance to confront your shadow self, and hence to understanding yourself in a much more complete way. This degree is highly sensitive to anything which might try to stop it or encourage it, and is utterly intent on reaching its destiny.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A stately old house in a ruined condition.” The house may be refurbished, and either updated, or restored in accordance with the historical period in which it was built, or it may torn down, or simply left alone. It is interesting that of these four possibilities there is a tendency for many people to think of them as moral imperatives – that something SHOULD be done, in a certain way. The fact is, the house can be appreciated for what it is, or it can be changed.
The past is the same way – we can appreciate it and accept it for what it is, or we can actually change it, by freeing ourselves from its influence. Whatever we choose to do we will find that as we move through the passageway of time, as the woman in the Omega Symbol is doing, hands will reach out to touch us – to encourage us in our forward movement, or to try to stop us and hold us back. And the interesting thing is that often the hands trying to help us are the ones that are actually holding us back, and the ones seemingly trying to hold us back are found eventually to be the ones that help us forward.
We are always free to respond to this however we want, and are always free, also, to change are responses over time. At its highest this degree is almost completely non-judgmental and willing in every instance to try to chose the way that leads to the highest good for all.
Pleiadian Symbol: Runners relaying a message through the mountains.
Azoth Symbol: Thousands of messages sent by light beams.
Seed degree: 10 Sagittarius 10. A man being followed by a space ship. (Omega Symbol). When we tune in to higher forces attempting to make contact with us we become increasingly aware of how all that we contact serves to either support us and further our cause, or offer us resistance, which in the long run also furthers our cause.
A star turning many different colors. (Chandra Symbol). When we realize that stability and change are doing an eternal dance with each other we are more able to appreciate everything around us, whether it be going through a phase of growth or decay.
Fulfillment degree: Gemini 25.A healer who uses smiles to perform all his healings. (Omega Symbol). Allowing ourselves to be touched by all that passes us attunes us more and more deeply to joy, which is the overflowing of love, the universal healer.
A cave in deep ocean waters. (Chandra Symbol). Allowing our securities and defenses dissolve we become able to enter the secret inner sanctum of our emotions.
Capricorn 22. Sugar falling slowly through a giant hourglass. (Omega Symbol) Interacting/Sensitive
(Degree Angel: SITAEL (SIT-ah-EL) Eliminating Negative Thoughts, Construction of Universe/Worlds)
This degree has a great ability for not wasting time – for realizing that each moment holds possibilities and promises and has something of value to offer. This knowledge is a power antidote against focusing to much on the promises of the future, or the failures of the past. This degree knows how to delightin the present, and how to savor the moment.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A bare altar covered with black velvet.” This degree is receptive to the highest and clearest energy to which it can attune. It has the ability to create empty spaces whose vacuum draws in new energy. It’s acutely aware of how basic assusmptions and things we take for granted can block the inflow of new energy and inspiration, and so is always trying to create a space that is clear – a kind of landing pad for visitants. This can require a lot of waiting and patience, but, as the corresponding Omega Symbol shows us, every moment contains sweetness to be savored.
Pleiadian Symbol: The giving up of a famous magical sword.
Azoth Symbol: The fairy court in its formal palace and dressed in all its finery.
Seed degree: Sagittarius 22.
A flamenco dancer. As he stamps his purple boots, small clouds of dust are raised. (Omega Symbol). Such passionate insinuations invite us to taste the sweetness of the moment.
Blackbirds flying out of a pie. (Chandra Symbol). Release the pent-up darkness to create a receptive space.
Fulfillment degree: Cancer 25. An invisible man yearning to feel the sun on his skin. (Omega Symbol). Embracing the sweetness of each moment creates a yearning to enter fully into the reality of the now and to bask in its meaning.
A flock of penguins on an icy beach. (Chandra Symbol). To clear the channels of communication between ourselves and the spiritual light brings us into increasingly intimate kinship and support with all the life-affirming entities around us, be they in a physical body or on other planes.
Capricorn 23. While their bodies sleep, a group of people meet on the astral plane. (Omega Symbol) Interacting/Receptive
(Degree Angel: MAHASIAH (mah-HA-see-YAH) Healing, Rectification)
This degree deeply senses that the outer reality is an illusion that hides the true nature of things. It can feel intuitively what is really going on, and even if it is not consciously aware of its powerful psychic ability, it seems, always to be able to sense the truth of what is happening and of how energies are interacting with each other. It has a deep desire to communion with others, and to access the web of connections that unite us all.
The Chandra symbol for his degree is “An old priest using oil to anoint a carved lingam.” We are embodied in the physical and we are built for action. To embrace this fully is to encourage the flow of activity and impulse, to invite creativity. The stone is hard, but the oil is soft, meaning that sexual energy may be at times expressed only as a base and selfish force, but may also be elevated into a way of loving and giving. This degree is about the wise self working with the sexual energy, so that it is guided into evolutionary and life-supporting manifestations. It is then that the people of the Omega Symbol can gain the maximum sustenance from their meetings.
Pleiadian Symbol: A medal struck to commemorate an historical event.
Azoth Symbol: All sorts of flora and fauna spawning in spring.
The life force proliferating in an array of different forms when the right conditions are present.
Seed degree: 4 Capricorn 4. As a cliff erodes, a temple is in danger of collapsing. (Omega Symbol). Unstable conditions, even though they may inspire fear, can also open us up to new levels of experience and new ways of communicating.
Footprints in the snow. (Chandra Symbol). Realizing that everything we do leaves its trace we are inspired to become assertive and proactive so as to create a path for the Spiritual Light to enter the world.
Fulfillment degree: Leo 25. A woman incessantly eating pills. (Omega Symbol). If we can truly take in what we need at all times we develop the power to reach beyond time and space so as to unite with spirits of like mind. On the other hand if we keep trying to get something which we feel we never get, our inner self will find other and alternative ways of getting it.
A circle of neat houses, each one identical. (Chandra Symbol). Affirming the potency of our creative power, we then find a vehicle for it, often something that fits in easily to the world, so that we can work our magic in secret and the world may receive its benefits with a minimum of feeling threatened.
Capricorn 24. Although he is afraid of heights, a man continues to ascend a flight of invisible stairs. (Omega Symbol) Interacting/Responsible
(Degree Angel: LELAHEL (LAY-la-HEL) Dream State, Light of Understanding)
This degree is always willing to go with what works, to suspend judgment, and to try out new ways of doing things. In essence, it has a deeply powerful faith, and knowledge that there is so much more to the world than there appears to be. This open attitude, if focused on, can cause it to find much success and advancement, which might be worldly, spiritual, or both.
The Chandra symbol for this degree is “Stalactites and stalagmites almost grown together.” The angels reach down to us, we reach up to them. What comes from above is accumulated below to the extent we can take it in, until there is a meeting. This degree has great faith, and a willingness to keep going, even when the journey seems to be so slow that progress seems imperceptible. Conflicts can be resolved by the two sides gradually drawing together, gradually sharing in small ways, until finally there is a coming together in a deep and genuine point of contact.
Pleiadian Symbol: A woman being interviewed for a position as priestess.
Azoth Symbol: A man giving beggars money and other gifts.
Seed degree: Capricorn 16.
An invisible skull reveals a living human brain, its surface flickering with rainbows. (Omega Symbol). When we are able to allow our powers of imagination and visualization to energize and free our mind we develop the faith needed to reach toward higher states of being.
Dinosaur bones discovered while digging. (Chandra Symbol). Contacting the extremely remote aspects of our own past and the power that resides there we gradually heal all inner schisms and are able to manifest as a whole person.
Fulfillment degree: Virgo 25. A man crawling on his hands and knees through dust keeps finding jewels and other valuable items. (Omega Symbol). When we have found the faith to reach toward the heights of understanding, we come to see that all that is there is mirrored in the little and seemingly insignificant things of this world.
A gold ring in the form of a snake swallowing its own tail. (Chandra Symbol). Through gradually working through the challenges of this world we come to see that we are self-sufficient, and that we have all we need right inside of us.
Capricorn 25. During a ritual, a living woman is wrapped like an Egyptian mummy. (Omega Symbol) Interacting/Inspired
(Degree Angel: ACHAIAH (a-KA-hee-YAH) DNA of the Soul, Patience)
This degree innately realizes that sometimes it needs to completely let go of an old way of being and be reborn anew. The problem is, that old energies from a past existence, if not cleared sufficiently will come back to limit and oppress one until they are cleared away. And so this process of dying to the old and being reborn may have to happen multiple times until the clearing finally occurs.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A woman wearing a mask made out of butterfly wings.” This degree wants to be accepted by others, and to look good. There are two ways this can manifest: (1) a self-idealization that manifests in outer trappings that are put on in an attempt to feel safe and comfortable and socially appropriate, and (2) a continual and persistent identification with the soul’s purity and spiritual aspirations so that everyone you contact is radiated with an elevated energy that disperses the heavy depressive vibrations of this illusory, physical world. Only number 2 will lead to self-fulfillment.
The woman of the Omega Symbol is wrapped, like a butterfly, in a chrysalis, so that she may emerge from it as a higher being.
Pleiadian Symbol: A merchant has his assistants unroll an immense rug of intricate deisgn.
Azoth Symbol: In the middle of a bustling city a man walks alone among tombstones and mausoleums.
Seed degree: Capricorn 28. A roomful of people busily cutting diamonds. (Omega Symbol). As we provide a place for the light to appear, we find we become that place.
A mirror covered with a fine film of dust. (Chandra Symbol). The light at first obstructed by the physical, but then the mirror is cleared, revealing our brightness.
Fulfillment degree: Libra 25. New words magically appearing in a dictionary. (Omega Symbol). Taking on higher and finer energies, we find new ways of expressing the light.
In the midst of a forest, a great circular open area. (Chandra Symbol). When we are able to identify with the higher aspects of our being we find that life provides us with a safe, secure place in which to create, life and grow.