Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Scorpio

Scorpio by Symbol Reader



Johfra Bosschart, Scorpio

There has been so much Scorpionic energy this month that it has been very hard for me to translate all that subconscious, emotional intensity and tension into language. Also in my personal astrological line-up, Scorpionic energy abounds and is going to intensify in the near future. I understand very well now that Scorpio much prefers highly charged silences to any verbal outpourings. A small collection of symbols would be enough to capture its essence – that was probably Johfra’s rationale for the ascetic feel of his Scorpio image. It seems to be a contemplation of danger, degeneration, death and spiritual renewal. As early as in the ancient Babylonia, the scorpion was a harbinger of death. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, as Gavin White writes, a Scorpion-man and a Scorpion-woman are guardians to the mythic mountain under which the sun sets every night. Gilgamesh descends under the mountain…

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About bluebutterfliesandme

Sindy was ordained as a minister at The Church of Inner Light in Los Angeles, California in 1992. She is educated in a wide array of spiritual disciplines and alternative healing modalities, certified Medical Qi Gong Practitioner at the Healing Qi Institute in Los Angeles California. The Reverend Simms also studied shamanistic healing; Kabbalah, revolutionary psychology of Gnosis, Zen meditation as well as other esoteric studies. I have broad interest, so please check out my other blogs. Much love, Sindy
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