It happens at 18 Pisces Tuesday, March 8 at 8:54 pm ET. The sabian symbol for this degree is "A Master teaches his disciple". If we've been thinking that emotions are not what really drives the bus, we are probably getting schooled right about now!
The sea can be very tricky. And that's Her beauty. It is calm and easy one minute, and all stormy and wild the next. The waves are high, the waves are low. Ebb and flow. It acts out in tsunamis and earthquakes. And, it is connected to the changeable Moon.
We tend to think of it all as unpredictable, but its not. Not really, if we're paying attention. The Moon is very predictable in her changeability. Nature is predictable in her seasons--but this is best noticed with deep observation and a connection to feeling.
What we might not like is that we are not entirely in control. We have not figured out how to control the weather yet. And thank Goddess for this! What a boring, dried up world this would be if we could do that. If rational, solar consciousness ruled everything, and we knew exactly what was going to happen next. Bo-ring.
Even with its square from Saturn, this eclipse and its watery nature reminds us that linear time is not always king. That cycles and seasons get their due. And this goes for the heart, too. There may be some surprises now as to what is coming up from the depth of the soul. Eclipses are revelatory in nature, pulling the curtain on what is going on back stage behind the stage lights.
It's not only outer space that we as a species have yet to explore further...but also the depths of the oceans. It's dark down there, and there is a lot of pressure...and like the transpersonal energies of Pisces, not entirely fit for humans to swim in without special preparations. In fact, some of the deepest parts can only be experienced via sending viewing devices...a kind of sending consciousness via out-of-body travel. This is a chance to do some deep sea exploration via travel inward, perhaps revealing to us old shipwrecks full of treasure! We can prepare at this dark moon by taking the time to really feel, and ask our hearts: what is it that you have to say?