Tem Tarriktar of posted a chart of the resignation on Facebook yesterday with all of the associated comments. A link to the was posted which includes a time stamp of 6:02 pm Cairo time so that is the chart that I have used. Another commenter reports that Al Jazeera’s live blog of the events in Egypt reveals that Mubarak actually turned over the reins to the vice-president Thursday night, but I am using the formal announcement to the public as the time for this chart.
?Any event is a snapshot of a moment in time, and the astrological chart for that moment sets the tone for how that event will unfold. This is called “mundane” astrology. There are some extremely interesting things about this chart. First of all, the Moon is angular at the Midheaven, suggesting that the people (represented by the Moon) have taken over the government. There is a lot of talk right now about this being a military coup, and we see this represented by a tight conjunction of the Sun (the leadership of the country) to Mars (the military).
Neptune is angular on the descendant, the cusp of the seventh house. Since Neptune is associated with mass hysteria and deception as well as ideals and the descendant involves relations with other nations, but also alliances that are forged within the country itself. In this fever for revolution, no one really knows who their allies are and we are likely to see this become a big issue in the weeks to come.
This difficulty in creating strong alliances (Neptune) that will support the people (the […]