The December 21, 2012 Winter Solstice

It is a common practice in Astrology to set up horoscopes for equinoxes and solstices as indicators of social, economic and political trends for the following season. These ingress charts as they are called are usually set up for important locations such as major cities that are major financial centers such as London, New York, or Hong Kong and or the capital cities of major countries such as Washington DC, Berlin, Tokyo, or Beijing.

What is special about the winter Solstice of 2012 is that it is also the much written about and discussed end date of the Mayan calendar. As such it has great significance beyond that of the usual ingress chart. It is usually thought of as an impending major date in history when an old cosmic cycle of many thousands of years will come to an end and a new one will begin. It is generally thought that this date will be associated with vast spiritual, economic, political, cultural, and perhaps geological changes that will end the old cycle of civilization and initiate a new one. If this is so, then it is reasonable to suppose that the 2012 winter solstice horoscope could be used to describe the new type of global civilization that will emerge from the current world chaos. As such this horoscope would have great significance beyond describing the coming winter season. It can be used to gain insight into the qualities and distinguishing characteristics of the world wide culture and civilization of the new cosmic era.

I will not go into the ascendant, midheaven or astrological houses in this article as these will be different for each geographic location the 2012 winter solstice is set up for. The purpose of this article is to explore the implications the 2012 winter solstice horoscope has for the whole world and humanity in general.

Keep in mind that not all the potentials of this horoscope will manifest immediately. The long term potentials of this 2012 winter solstice chart in describing human society in the new era will take years, decades and in some cases even centuries to fully manifest. Over the next five or more years humanity will be in survival mode while coping with the consequences highly disruptive events slated to occur over the next 3 to 4 years. The more dire potentials of the 2012 winter solstice chart will be more obvious in the post apocalyptic world over the next few years. It will take time to build a new civilization. Continue reading “The December 21, 2012 Winter Solstice”