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In the Mood for doing Astrology Sessions!

Posted in Astrology, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on November 9, 2010 by sudhirastropoetica

Diana, Artemis - The Moon

I’m in the mood for doing Astrology Sessions. Why?

In western culture it has been historically assumed that if one has a genuine existential crisis, where one’s ego blows out at 300 kilometres an hour on the open road, the only real options are to self-destruct – usually via madness or suicide (slow or fast) – or to deny ones feelings in the form of orthodox belief. In the east there has always been a third option. It has been part of the culture for thousands of years – and that option is to dance on the table. The lie is gone and now the truth can come. Yahoo! 

Our egos are bound to fail. They are false. All that we have learned to be, simply must fail – in love, creativity and in coming to terms with death. It has to fail because it’s got no realness in it whatsoever. It is simply impossible to love, create or know, with an identity that has been built to serve society. And our egos can be spectacularly sophisticated. In fact it takes a fantastically sophisticated ego to come fully unstuck. What greater hubris is there than to think that one can love, that one can create – and that one is immortal? This failure is inevitable. It is why depression is the greatest disease of modern man – and it need not be the end of the story. 

Imagine if one could keep one’s crap detector alive as one’s ego failed, not slip into the addictive haze of belief, not dull ones senses with substances or processes, resist the urge to go nuts – and instead stare into the abyss with eyes open? Those who have done so have invariably found that this conscious death of the ego is a doorway into bliss – and, paradoxically – fullness. 

This is why I am in the mood to give sessions. The greatest gift I have been given in this life is a sniff of this bliss – which comes as the ego burns up in the flames of its own falsity. And now I am possessed by the notion that this experience needs to be shared. What to do? 

The culture needs it. We all need it – in love, work and in living.

So, now, let me describe the things I do, in this context. 

I’m in the mood for doing some astrology sessions. What?  and   How?  

I offer Astrology Sessions both face to face and via MP3 anywhere else around the globe. 

Astrology has become my tool for story-telling the transformational journey. Astrology is a perfect medium to do the job. It is after all a repository of stories that has roots that go back to antiquity. It is a rich living web of metaphor that is flexible enough to grow, to be re-visioned. 

I discovered at some point, largely by coming across the work of Milton Erikson, that story-telling is potentially deeply healing. An Astrology Reading is a perfect vehicle for shifting inner perspectives around to make way for a rebirth in that lovely pregnant moment when our ego comes unstuck. Planting the seed of story is a powerful means. In those moments of darkness, annihilation, deep feeling, that we all have, usually provoked by our relationships, work, encounters with authority, or brushes with mortality, a story can be the thread that keeps it real – that keeps it open – that prevents us from going down.   

Experiential Astrology Sessions are a way of doing the same thing but in a more interactive and energetic way, using psychodrama, gestalt, voice dialogue body awareness and more to take it all a step deeper. 

If you like this intent, connect with me. Get on the blower or on the net and book yourself in. I charge $70 AUS for a reading – wherever you are in the world – or $60 if you are in Brisbane or nearby and can come and see me. If you are in Australia you can pay by cash or direct deposit. If you are anywhere else, I do Paypal.    

Putting it into the culture  

I also send out Daily Astrological Weather Reports via Twitter (@SudhirAstrology) and Facebook (Sudhir Daily Astro), write columns for newspapers and websites (www.osho.com) and when I get the chance I play music. My book “Astrology; For Those Who Won’t Admit They’re Interested” is out and available around Australia, and on the web at www.boolarongpress.com.au It’s a great Christmas pressie option. Give one. 

Much love and fun

Sudhir

astropoetica@gmail.com

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Daily Astro Weather Reports

Posted in Astrology, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on August 9, 2010 by sudhirastropoetica

Ok – so life has taken a turn – and who am I to be surprised, as a Libran with Saturn now firmly planted on my scales? No more City News – but instead a chance to rocket onwards towards that happy destiny of creative fulfilment. The next step is in place. 

I am now officially sending out a Daily Astrology Weather Report via Twitter and Facebook. If you want a little one-liner to travel with you as a friend through your day then please either follow me on Twitter. @SudhirAstrology is my moniker there – or befriend me on Facebook. Sudhir Daily Astro is my Facebook address. I look forward to getting some momentum going with this. I did my first one today and it was a buzz. The beauty of Twitter is the smallness of the posts. 140 Characters is a wonderful limit to put on. It’s like writing Haiku’s. To say something substantial in such a small space means one has to find what’s essential, or fall on one’s face. I really hope lots of people jump in, pass comment, tell tiny tales – whatever. 

It has taken nearly a fortnight of frigging around to get going with all this. It’s such a blast to be finally up and running. Upasana, who edited my book, has been a shining light on the Facebook front. 

This WordPress blog will keep pottering along as it has been. There will be no changes here. 

Hopefully I will soon come up with a system to make it easier for people to buy my book. I’m looking for a reliable on-line shopfront to link in with somewhere. I’ll keep you posted. In the meantime my book is available from many good bookshops in Australia and New Zealand, at www.boolarongpress.com.au or directly from me astropoetica@gmail.com I’m also firing on all cylinders on the Astrology Session front. Contact me if you want one. In person in Brisbane – or on MP3 elsewhere. 

Boolarong Press have had me go out to libraries and give talks about astrology and my book. So far I have done two. I look forward to doing many more. I love rabbit-ing on it seems – and people seem to enjoy discovering a whole new angle on astrology. If you want one – contact Boolarong or me. The more the merrier. 

Enjoy!