The Phases of the Moon

While the name astrology means the study of the stars, in many ways, astrology is the study of time. For astrologers, time is not linear, but cyclical. There are many different cycles of time, and each of them is governed by one of the planets, or by the relationship between planets. The most basic cycle … Continue reading The Phases of the Moon

The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part III: Crystal Tokyo and Planet Nemesis

In Part I of this series, we talked about the astrological and metaphysical symbolism is the first story arc of Sailor Moon and the beginning of the second story arc. In Part II, we continued through the second story arc, faced Sailor Pluto, and arrived in the 30th Century, where we encounter a woman sleeping … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part III: Crystal Tokyo and Planet Nemesis

The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part II: More Plutonian Overtones and Sailor Pluto

In Part I of this series, I talked about the rich astrological symbolism in Sailor Moon, beginning with the very first story arc, which is a very traditional story, with classic mythic and fairy tale elements. In the first story arc, we met the Sailor Senshi* associated with the Moon, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, and Venus, … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part II: More Plutonian Overtones and Sailor Pluto