Libra and Leo – The Sanctuary of Fátima
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The Sanctuary of Fátima is one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage sites. The legend of the town of Fatima goes back to the beautiful daughter of a Mauretanian prince, who was kidnapped by Christian conquerors and sold to the local Earl in 1158 shortly after the Portuguese reconquest of the region of Santarem. Before her marriage she is believed to have decided to convert to christian religion.
Astrogeographic position for morphogenetic field level 3 which describes the atmosphere and energetical situation of the whole of the sanctuary: the has one in service orientated, aristocratic air sign Libra sign of harmaony, balance, justice, symmetry, beauty, love, relationship, marriage, peace and together with its number 7 the sign of angels. The second coordinate lies in highly energetic, magnetic royal fire sign Leo sign of the sun, light, the heart, power stations, self-expression and kingdom.
It is symptomatic of the female principle of Libra the sign of love relationships that the place is named by a woman’s name. The legend of a noble woman being kidnapped because of her beauty and sold and forced into marriage shows some of the most important motifs of the sign Libra sign of marriage, relationship and prostitution,. And Libra also explains why a female deity (Mary) is invoked and revered in Fatima.
Libra, the sign of the angels could be an indication that people find it easier to open up to the world of angels here than in other places. Or in other words: angels of the service-orientated Libra type could get through more easily into the material sphere here than elsewhere.
The astrogeographical correspondance with highly energetic, magnetic, royal fire sign Leo the sign of the Sun suggests that Fatima could be considered as a Sun temple or Temple of Light. The “Sun Miracle” on 13 October 1917 is highly symptomatic of that Leo aspect. The astrogeographic position in Leo stands for an intensely vitalizing energy as Leo is the sign of electric power stations. With regard to the miracles of healing, Leo the sign of light and thus of life energy could indicate in which way this place has a particularly strong impact on people and may help them to open up to the stimulus of life energy.
The Sun miracle of Fatima
The long history of miraculous phenomena at Fatima began on 13/5/1917 when Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children on an open field and asked them to come to the same place on every 13th of a month. On 13/10/1917 at least 30,000 people witnessed the famous Miracle of the Sun (s.wiki), when the sun seemed to rotate like a wheel of fire and went speeding along the ground.
The astrogeographical positions of Fatima are reflected in the astrological chart for the apparition of the Sun Miracle by the Sun as the ruling planet of Leo in Libra near midheaven and by an outstandingly intense conjunction of Saturn and Mars as the constellation of warfare with Neptune the planet of the reconnection with the spiritual origins of existence in the sign of Leo.