Gahl Sasson's blog

The Burning Way and Venus Retrograde in Scorpio

“I will die but I will rise. I will return, the Phoenix from the flame”

--Troy by Sinead O'connor

Astrology is a symbolic system that provides us with a vivid three-dimensional metaphor for life. For many of us who keep track of the tales spun by the orbits of the planets,...Read more

The Feminine Elements: Water and Earth.

The feminine elements are energies of depth and focus. They are ruled by the principal of gravity: they strive to go deeper as well as hold things together. Water always flows to the lowest place. The same goes for earth or any solid matter that obeys the laws of gravity. The Feminine energies give us life as well as heal...Read more

Fall Equinox 2010

This week, on Thursday the 23rd, we have a convergence of a few interesting celestial phenomena: the Full Moon in Aries and the Fall Equinox, seasoned with Sukkoth, a very important Jewish holiday laden with symbolism and mystical meanings.

The Fall Equinox, celebrated by different cultures for millennia, has...Read more


Mercury Retrograde

In the Homeric Hymn to Hermes (see below), at the ripe age of two months, Hermes, or, Mercury, as he was known to the Roman, stole the scared cattle herd of his illustrious and unvigilant brother Apollo. Of course he was caught and when he was confronted by his father Zeus, Mercury was true...Read more

Window of Opportunity

Saturn opposite Uranus is arguably the most important transit occurring right now. It started in the fall of 2008, blasted through the skies again in Feb 2009 and right now is moving and shaking the heavenly spheres once again. Last time this transit occurred was 1965. Saturn, the conservative, traditional, and cautious is...Read more

Welcome to Aquarius

February starts off with an intense square between Pluto and Saturn. It's like watching UFC fight between two guys who are fighting dirty as they square off in the ring. It's not all bad, it means you just have to be a little more careful and cautious, plan your days better and play it safe. You might have some issues with...Read more

New Year Resolutions

 Watch a short 2010 video: A study conducted at the University of Washington concluded that about 75% of New Year’s Resolutions were broken by the end of January. The study...Read more

Pluto in Capricorn

 Pluto, the planet of transformation is now traveling through Capricorn, the sign of structure...Read more

Saturn Moves to Libra

At the end of October, Saturn, the planet of Karma, will transit into Libra where it will stay for over 2 years. Last time Saturn paid a visit to Libra was between the Fall of 1980 to the end of 1982. If you were around then, it will be wise to go back to those punk years and see what happened in your life especially in the...Read more

What is Rosh-Hashanah and Why Should I Care?

By Gahl Eden Sasson

“In the seventh month, on the first of the month (New Moon), shall be for you a day of rest, a remembrance of the sounding of the shofar” --Leviticus 23:23-25.

If you are human, or consider yourself an offspring of Adam and Eve, then your mythological birthday is...Read more

Becoming Virgo

From August 22 - September 22 the Sun walks through the mountainous lands of Virgo. In the agricultural cycle on which Astrology is based, this is the time in the year we harvest what we have planted in the spring. Of course, the sawing of seeds in the spring includes besides fruits, vegetable and trees also thoughts, actions,...Read more

Astrology Rocks – Some Historical Magic

In Astrology, the sign Sagittarius, which is the sign of traveling, is also the sign associated with wisdom, truth and study. I saw the magic of Sagittarius in action after I gave a lecture on the Power of the Name at the East West Bookstore, right when I was about to leave the West on a flight to Eastern Europe. After the...Read more

New Moon Solar Eclipse - July 21st-22nd

I am sending you this short message from the Mother of all Cities, Istanbul. The Muezzin just finished his last call for prayer and whoever did not hid the summon, will probably have to pray on his on. I am a guest at a super beautiful boutique hotel called Villa Blanche ...Read more

Saturn Returns to Iran

According to the many mystical traditions, your name is the DNA of your destiny. Understanding and decoding your name unfolds its spiritual meaning which in turn works like a password that can help you access your full potential. This workshop includes a lecture on the power of names from various traditions all over the world,...Read more

All about Fortune, Bear and Bull Markets…

Sometimes we find messages hiding outside of our inbox. I am not talking about spam, I am referring to insights and other such unwritten communications we sometimes receive with no return address. It happened to me a few days ago when I...Read more