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The ceremony of Wesac- full moon in Taurus

This year Wesac is celebrated on Wednesday 10th May. The Taurus full moon is at 22.42. “Each year, in the Himalayas, during the night of the full moon in May, the ceremony of Wesak takes place. The full moon in May is doubly under the influence of Taurus: the sun has been in this sign since 21st April, and the moon is also exalted in this sign. Taurus represents prolific nature, fertility and abundance, emphasized further by the fact that it is the home of Venus, the planet of creation. So the full moon in May offers the best conditions for working with the forces of nature to attract heaven’s blessings for the harvest and livestock but also for human beings. For, if humans know how to attract the beneficial effects circulating through the cosmos at this time, they too can benefit from them, not only on the the physical plane but also on the spiritual plane. This is why, by means of meditations, prayers, chants and magical invocations, initiates seek to create lines of …

Full moon meditation at Vesak

This year, the festival of Vesak (Wesak), celebrating the birthday of the Buddha, falls on Sunday, May 3rd. Although Vesak is not celebrated outwardly by master Omraam’s disciples in the same way that Christmas and Easter generally are, the festival of Vesak is still significant to us, as it is to all spiritual aspirants. Just as Easter always fulls on the first full moon of the Spring Equinox, ┬áthe exact hour of Vesac is always the time of the full moon in Taurus. This year, it’s at 4.42 am GMT, 8.42 pm PDT. When the moon is full in the month of May, the initiates of the world are drawn, as by a magnet, to a particular spot in the Himalayas, just as eels are drawn from Europe to their spawning ground in the Sargasso Sea. And today. May 14th (1938) the moon is full and will enter Sagittarius at Midnight. Tonight, therefore, the souls and spirits of the initiates of the world will gather in the Himalayas, where they will take part in an …