The date December 21, 2012 AD (126.96.36.199.0 in the Long Count), represents an extremely close conjunction of the Winter Solstice Sun with the crossing point of the Galactic Equator (Equator of the Milky Way) and the Ecliptic (path of the Sun), that ancient Maya recognized as the Sacred Tree. This is an event that has been coming to resonance very slowly over thousands and thousands of years. It will come to resolution at exactly 11:11 am GMT.
In astronomy, the winter solstice is the moment when the earth is at a point in its orbit where one hemisphere is most inclined away from the sun. This causes the sun to appear at its farthest below the celestial equator when viewed from earth. Solstice is a Latin borrowing and means “sun stand”, referring to the appearance that the sun’s noontime elevation change stops its progress, either northerly or southerly. The day of the winter solstice is the shortest day and the longest night of the year.
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day length that occurs at winter. The sun seems to pause on this special day before the days
gradually begin to grow longer and brighter.Take a cue from the sun, and pause during this hectic season to meditate on peace and goodwill with this aromatherapy recipe from Aura Cacia®.
Winter Solstice Meditation Blend
- 3 drops Frankincense essential oil
- 3 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
- 4 drops Tangerine essential oil