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Rutting Stag Video (Richmond Park, London) by Mani

Have you heard the Hern-call?   Here it is – Stag Lord (Deer) rutting..  gruntin, scratching the ground, squirting his semen to mark his territory ..herding the female deers together (he can never have enough of them in his harem!)..and occasionally locking horns (antlers) with intruders (other Stags) and chasing them out  (that’s in my next video).

Enjoy this one..  no gimmicks..  no flashy edits…The idea was to quietly capture the moment…  so you can watch and experience it.  as if you were there.

I am planning to have a few `Stag watch’ events in Richmond Park over the next coming weeks.. (did that few years ago).  So if you are interested, watch this blog..  Or subscribe / follow mt tweets @ManiQuantum  so you’ll know when I announce those dates/ times..  (It will be short notice ..with just few days notice ..or even 1).

You can also join my `London Woodland Pagans Meet-up group’ and keep an eye on my `spontaneous’ events..  :-)

(Am sort of stepping away from doing long term planned events now..  10 yrs of it is enough..  I seek more spontaneity and freedom.. to have quick plans, change plans..  So yeap..  follow my tweets…:-)

-Mani Navasothy

Meetup Group : London Woodland Wiccans & Outdoor Pagans

Mani’s Twitter @ManiQuantum

Astro-Alert: Mercury Retrograde starts today!

Astro-Alert!

Mercury retro 4-25oct2014Mercury begins its Retrograde motion in a day (4th Oct) in Scorpio, slips back into Libra, and keeps going back for few weeks (till 25th Oct)..

Its influences can already be seen.. Watch out for disruptions and interruptions, miscommunications, arguments and trickery… With the Scorpio flavour of power games highlighted, also look out for probes and spilling of secrets..

But from 25th Oct, we get an opportunity for balancing…It’s not all bad.. It may provide opportunities for lost paths to be explored again..

-Mani

Global March for Elephants & Rhinos (London) 4th October 2014

Elephants and rhinos are being poached to extinction. Join the march in London on Oct 4th along with 120 cities around the world to demand an end to the slaughter and the trade in ivory and rhino horn – FOREVER. Without our help elephants and rhinos will not survive – the countdown to their extinction has begun. It’s up to all of us to ensure this tragic scenario NEVER HAPPENS and they are given their last fighting chance to survive and recover their numbers. Please march to save them!

Globall March for Elephants & Rhinos - London 4Oct2014

★★ DETAILS ABOUT THE MARCH in London:★★

Location: from Cavendish Square W1 to Parliament Square SW1P

Length of route: 1.7 miles

Meet at Cavendish Square at 1pm. The closest tube is Oxford Circus (Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines). There are several exits on Oxford Circus – you want to be on the north side of Oxford St, on the corner of John Lewis and Holles St; walk down Holles St and you’ll be in Cavendish Square (we’re meeting in the central area).
We will hear our first speaker, environmentalist (and Boris’s dad) Stanley Johnson, and then set off from Cavendish Square at 1.30.

The route is 1.7 miles and will take around 45-60 minutes to walk. For those who would rather not walk the whole route, or have small children, you can meet us in Trafalgar Square to walk the last bit, or join us at the end n Parliament Square (Westminster Tube – Circle, District, Jubilee lines).

At Parliament Square we’ll be hearing from our four speakers – Dominic Dyer from Care for the Wild, Simon Jones of Helping Rhinos, conservationist Ian Redmond, and journalist Nicky Campbell. We also expect some celebrities to attend, including John (‘Boycie’) Challis and Rula Lenska. .. and other surprise guests!

This route will take us through the heart of London and its main shopping and tourist streets on a busy Saturday. This means the march will have maximum visibility and be seen (and heard!) by huge numbers of people, which is fantastic. But it also means we‘ll be negotiating some narrow streets as well as very big and crowded ones, as well as busy traffic and many street crossings. So please take care as you march!

Facebook event page for March in London

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I took part in the `Global march for Elephants (2013, London) last year – dressed in my `Elephantom Eco-Hero’ costumes. This year, I plan to do something that looks like a Rhino.

-Mani Navasothy

Blog:  Elephantom Eco-Hero & March for Elephants  2013 in London

Earth Web- A Warrior Call to Action against Fracking (4th Oct2014)

What is Earth Web?

Earth Web is an international ceremony to protect the land from fracking. All are invited to create their own ceremonies – whether in a group or as a solo activity – to help build this third TWC global day of ritual action into the biggest event yet!

(There is an Event in South London on Saturday, being organised by friends of mine.  See bottom of this blog for details – mani)

About Fracking

So many of humanity’s ills are inflamed by the fossil fuel industry’s greed. Wall Street has turned the fracking industry into an investment bubble big enough to plunge the world into another global recession. The recent atrocities in Gaza are undoubtedly affected by a wider plan to bring Palestinian gas-reserves under Israeli dominion. Peak oil has been and gone – Industrial Civilisation is now trapped within a downward and seemingly unstoppable spiral of decline. And, on top of all this, anthropogenic climate change is growing further and further out of control.

Fracking’s cancer has spread to the four corners of the globe. Even if you are not living in an area effected, taking part in this event will help those who are – its been fed back to us that, simply knowing people all around the world care enough to gather in this way, lights a beacon of hope in the hearts of those whose lives and health have been destroyed by these practices.

‘The Warrior’s Call’ is a global pagan movement against hydraulic fracturing and other forms of extreme gas extraction. We work to prevent sacred sites such as Chalice Well in Glastonbury from being made toxic through fracking. This is the third such global event organized by The Warrior’s Call.

What about other religions?

This is an event spearheaded by the pagan community, but all creeds are invited to participate in their own special way. Everyone is welcome to help create this global act of spiritual solidarity. So join this international wave of activity, and let’s make this – TWC’s third world ritual – the biggest event yet!

What’s Spirituality got to do with this?

In a world that has fallen into crisis, it is vitally important for spiritual communities to unite and stand together as one. Therefore, all people of good intent are called to create ceremonies for ‘Earth Web’, an international day of spiritual healing, that will protecting the Land from the blight of fracking and other forms of extreme energy.

Earth Web event in South London (near Sutton & Croydon)

Date : 4th October 2014

Venue: Beddington Park, Hackbridge, Surrey (close to Mitcham, Sutton and Croydon)

Time: 1pm gathering…for 3pm globally coordinated ceremony.

Meeting place:   Pavilion Cafe at Beddington Park, Hackbridge  (nearest Train station `Hackbridge’ – served by trains from London Victoria every 30 mins..  Then 10 min walk to park.)

Who is organising this one?    Hannah, April & friends.

Here is a home-made map I put together with key land marks in the Beddington park

Map link to Beddington Park

-Mani Navasothy

beddington park

 

Songs to be sung at this event:

1. MOTHER I FEEL YOU

Mother I feel you under my feet:
Mother I hear your heart beat (5x)
Hey ya hey ya, hey ya
hey ya, hey ya hey ho!
Hey ya hey ya, hey ya
hey ya, hey ya hey hoooo… (2x)
Mother I hear you in the river’s song:
Eternal waters flowing on and on (2x)

 

2.  THE EARTH IS OUR MOTHER

The earth is our mother,
We must take care of her.
The earth is our mother,
We must take care of her.

Hey yanna, ho yanna, hey yan yan.
Hey yanna, ho yanna, hey yan yan.

Her sacred ground we walk upon
With every step we take.
Her sacred ground we walk upon
With every step we take.

Hey yanna, ho yanna, hey yan yan.
Hey yanna, ho yanna, hey yan yan.

The earth is our mother,
She will take care of us.
The earth is our mother,
She will take care of us.

Hey yanna, ho yanna, hey yan yan.
Hey yanna, ho yanna, hey yan yan.

 

3.  BORN OF WATER

Born of water
Cleansing, powerful
Healing, changing
I am

Born of water
Cleansing, powerful
Healing, changing
I am
We all come from the goddess
And to her we shall return
Like a drop of rain
Flowing to the ocean….

 

4. FRACKING CHANT

FRACKING IS STOPABLE.

ANOTHER WAY IS POSSIBLE,

FRACKING IS STOPABLE.

ANOTHER WAY IS POSSIBLE

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Please do, if you feel you can bring a contribution of a poem or just your heartfelt thoughts. … we would love you to add your part too
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Links

For more information about fracking and The Warrior’s Call, please go here:www.warriorscall.org/

The Warrior’s Call will be holding a large-scale public ritual at Avebury stone circle in Britain. For more information about this event, please go here:www.facebook.com/events/1543073425916337/

More details of how to get to Avebury & updates at  Earth Web facebook page

Primordial Sleep (visionary art)

We Wiccans and Witches know these words well..  `Sink Down..Sink Down..  Sink Deeper and more Deep, into Eternal and Primordial Sleep..’  I had a thought few hours ago..and was driven to create this ..

Feel free to share, if it brings you peace and inspiration.  :-)

Primordial sleep (c) Mani Navasothy 2014

Primordial sleep (c) Mani Navasothy 2014

Bright Blessings

-Mani Navasothy

(Visionary Artist  & Esoteric Tutor)

Coming soon: Total Lunar Eclipse & Partial Solar Eclipse (8th & 23rd October 2014)

The Eclipses are coming soon..  in just under 2 weeks!!   This pair is the last one for this year…  So are YOU ready to take those magical opportunities, for Stellar Engineering your life? or will you skip it, and wait for the next pair in 2015??

Prepare to learn all about Eclipse Magic – how, when, why, where.. and tap into their potential for you personal growth and development.. !

We have a Total Lunar Eclipse on 8th October 2014 – in the sign of Aries.

Chart- Total Lunar Eclipse 8th October2014 - in Aries (c) Mani Navasothy

Chart- Total Lunar Eclipse 8th October2014 – in Aries (c) Mani Navasothy

We have a Partial Solar Eclipse on  23rd October 2014- in the sign of Scorpio.

Chart -Partial Solar Eclipse  23rd October 2014 in Scorpio (c) Mani  Navasothy

Chart -Partial Solar Eclipse 23rd October 2014 in Scorpio (c) Mani Navasothy

There’s plenty of FREE resources to get started!   (Here’s what’s in my Eclipse Magic website)

  • Free Webinar to listen
  • Free slides to view / download (on Astrology basics for beginners, about transits, symbols, signs)
  • Free e-Book on `Introduction to Eclipse Magic
  • Free Training  Video series on doing Eclipse Magic.

And if you like all this…

  • You can purchase the world’s  one and only  `Eclipse Magic Workbook’  (written extensively by me – Mani Navasothy, Astrologer & Esoteric Tutor).

–>  `Eclipse Magic Workbook’  Available NOW to buy.. and magically Stellar Engineer the Life you want!

–> Visit my Eclipse Magic website to claim your FREE resources NOW

**Feel Free to share this blog post with friends and your networks.. who might find it useful** 

-Mani Navasothy

Astrologer & Pagan Tutor

Life is a Spiral – not a Circle (motivational)

Life is a Spiral (c)ManiNavasothy2014

Life is a Spiral      art (c) Mani Navasothy 2014

Life is not a circle..but a spiral.

Cycles seem to come around, same things seem to repeat..but each time we are moving slightly up or down in progress.. and each time, we should try to do things slightly different, to see if energies and life shifts to better states..

At times, others may try to keep us in the same spot, or collapse our life from a spiral to a circle.. Not letting that happen is also hard work.. (in other words, letting people’s expectations and projections getting the better of us..).

Its hard enough each of us having to work on our own shadows, issues and projections.

So let’s make it easy on one another..

Life is not a Circle. Life is a spiral..

Let’s keep moving ..from the deep subconscious prompts onwards and upwards to our higher selves ..

-Mani Navasothy

 

Hindu festival of Navarathri – Nine nights of the Goddess (24th sept – 3rd Oct 2014)

QuantumPhoenix:

Navarathri 2014- has started on wednesday 24th September and will conclude with Vijayathasami on friday 3rd October. -Mani

Originally posted on QuantumPhoenix - Consorting with Stars and Magic!!:

Navarathri (meaning `nine nights’ ) is an annual Hindu Festival that takes place in late Autumn. This year, it begins on Tuesday 16th October and culminates on wednesday 24th October,2012.  I wrote the following feature article in Issue#2 of Gaian Times eco-magazine last year (Sept’11). Here’s the full article again.. reproduced to mark this special Hindu festival..  -Mani

Three Goddesses of Navarathri – Saraswathy, Luxmi & Durga
Photos (c) Mani Navasothy.2012

Navarathri  celebrates and worships three of the many aspects of the Hindu goddess `Shakthi’, which means quite simply `Power’.  She is the power and energy that permeates and moves the planets, stars, moon and all the worlds within and without. Navarathri means, `nine’ (nava) `nights’ (rathri) in Tamil language of the Indian continent. The dates are determined according to the lunar calendar. It begins on the new ( Libran) moon, often at the end of September (this year, on…

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By QuantumPhoenix Posted in Society

International Peace Day picnic -21st sept14

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21st September’14- Hyde Park  (nearest Tube: Lancaster Gate)

*FREE * Family Friendly * All Welcome

Meet us by the Italian Gardens, Hyde Park. 

Family Picnic / Social to Celebrate International Peace Day.
This is the 2nd annual event by Gaian Times, to be held in a central London park.

Venue: Hyde Park, London (we’ll be closer to the Italian Gardens & Peter Pan Statue. So nearest tube: Lancaster Gate).

**NEW Time: 3.00 pm- 6.00 pm**

(Note: On 21st Sept’14, there is a world-wide march for Climate Change. Many will be attending the March in London. In view of this, we are slightly moving the time of our Peace Picnic to 3pm onwards)

What to bring:
-Food and drinks to share.
-Ground sheets / cushions
-Small musical instruments…
-Spirit of FUN & openness
-Art work/ banners to display
-Face-paint & games for children
-Performances (short drama / theatre pieces)

More details nearer the time.
Event organised by http://www.GaianTimes.com

By QuantumPhoenix Posted in Society