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Aaron - a
Hebrew high priest, and the older brother of
Rod - Aaron: the enlightened; a seer or
initiate. The rod, or wand, with a serpent twined around it,
which was used in the mosaic ceremony of initiation; appears
to have contained the sacred fire. Now commonly employed as
an emblem signifying a physician; similar to the caduceus
(q.v.) of Hermes, Aaron, the first high priest, brother of
Moses the law-giver, belonged to the tribe of Levi,
symbolized in the sign
prophecy. v. Tribes of Israel.
Ab - the fifth month of the Hebrew
year. Begins with the August lunation. v. Calendar,
Abbadon (Hebrew) - the bottomless
pit; place of the lost in Sheol; the abyss of hell. Apollyon
(Greek) the angel of the bottomless pit (Rev. 9:11). Perhaps
a prophetic illusion to the planet
a human being who is taken by Extraterrestrials. (Many
abductees have reported being transported to space ships for
the purpose of conducting human experiments).
abduction - the act of taking
human beings by Extraterrestrials. (Also see
aberration - the sighting of a
subtle body or thing in unexpected circumstances.
(Astron) - a slight alteration in the apparent
position of a star, caused by the motion of the Earth in its
orbit and the effect of that motion on the time required for
the light of the star to reach the Earth. The motion of the
Earth across a ray of light causes a slight apparent change
of direction, which altered angle is called the aberration
of light - and to this is due the aberration of the star.
The effect is that each star appears annually to describe a
minute circle, of about 40.5" diameter, which runs parallel
to the Earth's diameter.
Abracadabra - a mystic word or
collocation of letters, which if worn on an amulet was
supposed to ward off, among other ills, a fever. Origin of
word unknown. Abraxas, the same, engraved on a
abreaction - the releasing of
psychic tension through the resolution of a repressed
Abscission - L. Abscissio; "to cut
off." v. Frustration.
healing - healing directed to a person distant
from the healer. The healer delivers the information about
the person by thought.
bottomless or anything too deep for measurement.
Ascendant - a device employed by Evangeline Adams
whereby to draw Horary interpretations from a natal Figure. In
applying this method one determines the Ascendant for the
moment the question is propounded, and rotates the Figure until
this degree occupies the East point.
- v. Dignities.
A Course in
Miracles - the channeled teachings of Jesus
psychically received by Helen Schucman during the period of
1965 through 1972.
Acronycal - said of the rising
after sunset, or setting before sunrise, of a planet that is
in opposition to the Sun, hence in a favorable position for
- the degree the planet will occupy when it is
in opposition to the Sun.
Influence - that which results from an aspect
between two or more astrological factors or sensitive
points, thereby producing the action that can materialize in