by Cayelin K Castell
The next total solar eclipse (10 Cancer 38) is July 2, 2019 visible from small parts of Chile and Argentina just before sunset. Some regions in the Pacific and South America, including locations in Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay will see a partial solar eclipse, if the weather permits. More about the details are at this link https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/solar/2019-july-2
The Total Solar Eclipse is followed two weeks later by a Partial Lunar Eclipse closing the eclipse window or what I like to call the Eclipse Cauldron on July 16. The partial eclipse is visible in South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia. More details about the upcoming Total Solar USA eclipses and elsewhere are here http://www.eclipsewise.com/lunar/LEprime/2001-2100/LE2019Jul16Pprime.html
The Great American Total Solar Eclipse that occurred Monday, August 21, 2017 was the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States from coast to coast in nearly 100 years the last one was in 1918 and also passed over the Bahamas. (Here is the 2017 Eclipse Map)
PLUS, this was also the first time a Total Solar Eclipse is passing exclusively over the USA since 1257, a good 760 years ago and 519 years before the United States became a country. NASA eclipse Map of 1257.
There is a total Solar Eclipse April 08, 2024 crossing Mexico, Canada, and Central America – as well as the USA but not from Coast to Coast. Map of 2024 Eclipse HERE
January 25, 2316 is the next time a Total Solar Eclipse exclusively passes over the the USA. 299 years from now.
See below for more on the July 2, 2019 Total Solar Eclipse visible inSouth America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia
Totality falls along a specific line and you must be somewhere inside that line of totality to have the total Solar Eclipse experience. Otherwise, for those watching the eclipse near the line of Totality it is only possible to see part of the Eclipse and how much you see depends on where you are.
Experiencing a Total Solar Eclipse is life altering spinning around our sense of night and day as the barometric pressure drops and shifts our sense of reality. Having had the experience in 2017 I feel I have been forever changed as a result and now totally understand where the obsession of Total Solar Eclipse chasers around the planet.
Time is an illusion that shifts with our perception. There are many possibilities for experiencing time that exist simultaneously. Here I wrote a brief piece about a time portal I experienced in 2007 in France. It wasn’t the first time I had this experience but it was profound.
As far as I know at this point (in time) navigating time is an individual journey that we each discover for ourselves. A place to begin is to have a strong desire and a strong intent. Asking time related questions about the nature of time and your own relationship with time is also helpful because when we ask questions answers always come. The challenge is in asking the right questions. In the The Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean, Thoth clearly wanted to know about the mysteries of time and he questioned the Master (the divine part of himself, his higher self) by asking the questions in his heart, he found himself on the path to discovering and living the answers. More about the questions Thoth asked are at this link
Time changes not, but all things change in time.
~The Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean
This is because we consider Time as the force that keeps things in their proper place, keeps them separated. We are the ones moving through time, and when we explore what Time means to us we can then find the place beyond time where we are all connected, we are all one.
Using Our Imagination
Having an active and vivid imagination is also helpful in imaging your travels through time and the timeline you want to experience. It seems to be helpful for those who desire to master the mystereis of time to practice Lucid Dreaming, Meditation, Journeying, Being In Nature, and visually connecting with the Night Sky.
When you learn the mysteries of the Night Sky you learn a tool for Time Traveling and that is helpful in consciously jumping timelines as t.s. elliot describes in the poem below.
Time past and time future
Allow but a little consciousness.
To be conscious is not to be in time
But only in time can the moment in the rose-garden,
The moment in the arbour where the rain beat,
The moment in the draughty church at smokefall
Be remembered; involved with past and future.
Only through time – time is conquered.
Even those who don’t know an Eclipse or Eclipse window is taking place have described their experience as an odd feeling, or being out-of-body feeling. This is due in part to how both Total Solar and Lunar eclipses have the effect of accelerating our experience of time.
A surprisingly great description of a Total Solar Eclipse (especially in Leo) from literature comes from JRR Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings:
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken:
The Crownless again shall be king
To me this stanza describes a Total Solar Eclipse, as the Moon moves across the face of the Sun blocking the Sun’s light, the flowers close up, the birds stop singing as if it is night. Then a second day begins as the light returns – springing forth from behind the black Moon, (as the light from the shadow springs) reconnecting us to our divinity or as Tolkein described it – the crownless again reclaim their true divinity, through healthy self-love.
Some years ago at the time of another Total Solar Eclipse I rewrote this stanza for the feminine.
From the Ashes a Fire Shall Be Woken,
A Light from the Shadows Shall Gleam;
Renewed shall be All that was Broken:
The Crownless Again Shall Be Queen.
I have this article posted on the Shamanic Astrology Mystery School Website where the comments below are from – feel free to post in the comment section below 🙂