Winter Solstice and the Birth of Christ Within

Yesterday was the winter solstice, an auspicious time of year when energies of nature are suitable for reflection and meditation in order to arrive to an insight or knowledge that a seeker is after. Winter solstice is a time that ancient cultures of the world have celebrated and have aligned to it many of their sacred sites (or aspects of them) such as the Karnak temple in Egypt, Chichen Itza in Mexico, Glastonbury Tor in England etc. The winter solstice carries a deep significance because it is part of the path of the sun that is related to the path of Christ. It is preceding Christmas for a few days, which is the day when Jesus was born, on the 24th or the 25th of December (three days after winter solstice). However, Jesus is not the only one whose life mirrored the path of Christ; there were also others figures throughout history such as Mitra, Krishna, Odin etc. So both the rising sun of the winter solstice and the birth of these figures are symbolic of the birth of the Inner Christ. Continue reading

The Birth of Christ

boticelli_virgin_teaching_child_re_jpgA few days ago, at the Winter Solstice, we entered a true new year. It’s a good time to shed off things and habbits that are harmful for spiritual development, and physical, emotional and mental health. Winter Solstice also signifies the birth of the 2nd Logo, the Christ, the Savior, which is why many avatars were born around that time (21st of December), and were representing that force which they also had within themselves. Ancients of the long gone past have created sacred sites that are aligned with the sunrise of this sacred time of the year, such as Newgrange in Ireland, Glastonbury Tor in England, Temple of Karnak in Egypt, and hundreds of others across the world. There is indeed something special about this time, and how the dawn of the Winter solstice cosmically reflects the birth of that same force on a micro-scale. Continue reading

Spirituality behind the Winter Solstice

Around the world, there are many sacred ancient sites aligned to some special times of the year – winter and summer solstices. Some of those sites are Stonehenge and Glastonbury in England, Chichen Itza in Mexico, Temple of Karnak in Egypt, Newgrange in Ireland, statues on the Eastern Island (Rapa Nui) and many other sites around the world. It’s interesting that the ancients saw a big significance in it and have had a special ceremonies and celebrations during the four times of the year – winter solstice, spring equinox, summer solstice and autumn equinox. Continue reading