Jan 10, 2019

S5, E3: Capricorn + Inner-Father Healing; Understanding the Sea-Goat; Capricorn/Cancer Polarity

Hey Cosmic Cousins! Happy New Year 2019! And Happy Eclipse Season!

Capricorn energy is connected to father and the patriarchal line. You may have remember if you’ve been listening to the show regularly, during Cancer season, we talked about mother and the matriarchal. So today on the show, we are going to be honoring father through a guided meditation for inner-father healing. Then, feel into the depths of Capricorn as we explore the symbol of the Sea-Goat, and how Capricorn incarnated to bring us magic through ambition and depth of emotion, also symbolized by the Unicorn. We also explore the importance of the polarity between Earth and Water by looking towards the polar signs Capricorn and Cancer.  This week's episode is shorter than normal as I am transitioning back from my cross-country road trip, so thank you for your very Capricorn-like patience.  We should be back to normal episodes starting next week.  Sending you all love during this Eclipse Season. Take sweet care cousins, and remember...deep breathes.

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Dec 27, 2018

S5, E2: Understanding Capricorn

Happy Holidays! And Happy Capricorn Season! This week’s episode we explore Capricorn’s connection to buildings and businesses, we talk about the film “It’s a Wonderful Life,” we honor the Byrd Theater in Richmond, VA, we talk about Capricorn’s polar sign Cancer, Capricorn’s connection to the holiday season, and I announce the 16 queens selected to be a part of “Queen of Capricorn”
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Dec 19, 2018

Season 5 Premiere: Sagittarius Panel; Queen of Sagittarius; Honoring of Tina Turner + Janelle Monae

On this very special evening, the first ever LIVE audience gathered for the season 5 Premiere. This episode starts by honoring Sagittarius through a guided meditation for embodied health, followed by a lesson on ‘Understanding Soul-centered Sagittarius.’ Then, enjoy the first ever Sagittarius panel, with three Sagittarius healers, artists, and mystics in our healing community:

1. Maha Rose's very own Debbie Attias, founder of 'Fun Heals Everything.’ Debbie offers such a beautiful expression of the heart-centered free-spirit teacher energy of Sagittarius. (Follow her on IG)

2. Kundalini teacher and acupuncturist Amanbir. Amanbir travels the world teaching and also has made an album inspired from his travels (Sagittarius is connected to world travel). (Follow him on IG)

3. And Anthony Lopez, an incredible actor whose performance work is tied to his occult and esoteric practices. (Follow him on IG)

In our conversation, we will talk all things Sagittarius, including:

-Sagittarius and citrine

-Sagittarius's relationship to Gemini's

-Why Sagittarius is most attracted to Aquarius + Capricorn

-Sagittarius's connection to the thighs and femur bone.

-Why the country India feels the most Sagittarius.

And finally, our time rounds out, by honoring the ‘Queen of Sagittarius’ tournament, and Janelle Monae and Tina Turner, our final 2 Sag Queens. Then, we crown one of these women Queen! ***The ‘Queen of the Zodiac’ is a series that listeners of ‘Cosmic Cousins’ have been working on together, in which legendary women are honored for their gifts to the world through the lens of their astrological sign.

**After the live recording of this episode, there was a raffle included with the ticket. Thank you to Sound Healer Alex Schechter, Anais Mystical Mandrake Root, Photographer Robbie Donaldson, Katelin Kight of Moon Tide Botanicals, Stefani Caponi of Moon Void Tarot, and Felix and the Future.

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Nov 14, 2018

S4, E13: Season Finale; Queen of Scorpio; Honoring of Bjork and Georgia O’Keeffe; Scorpio Panel w/ Jerico Mandybur, Pavanjeet, and Alia Walston

Well cousins, my black nail polish is beginning to chip off, so y’all know that means.  We are coming towards the close of Scorpio season. And what a ride it’s been.  Today, for our season 4 finale, we have a potent and powerful episode.
 
We will be honoring the life of our Final 2 Scorpio Queens. You all voted on the instagram for the show and we have narrowed it down to: Bjork our fiercely passionate and intensely transformative Icelandic Queen who travels to the depths of human emotion. And Georgia O'Keeffe our deeply mysterious and alluring “Mother of Modernism” who honored Death by uncovering the beauty of nature’s regenerative power.
 
Then, enjoy a deeply rich and heartfelt conversation with our first ever Scorpio Panel.  On this panel we have:
 
Jerico Mandybur, author of the Neo Tarot, the host of the “Self Service” podcast and the editorial director of Girlboss based in Los Angeles.
 
Alia Walston, an intuitive channeler based in Chicago who helps to transmute pain into empowerment.  
 
Pavanjeet, a Kundalini Yoga teacher based in Boulder, Colorado who consults the current astrological transits when teaching.  
 
In our conversation we go deep, we talk about: 
-Why Scorpio’s wear all black (or all white)
-Pluto in Capricorn
-Scorpio’s Connection between Fear + Sexuality
-Scorpio’s and Celibacy
-Learning to be Vulnerable in Relationships
-Romanticizing the Lower Incarnations of Scorpio
-The Polarity of Scorpio + Taurus
-An in-depth celebration of both Bjork + Georgia O’Keeffe
 
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Nov 7, 2018

S4, E12: Understanding Pluto; Honoring of Ruth Gordon, Hillary Clinton, Peaches, and Ciara; Interview with Weston of Root Lock Radio

We’ve got a very special episode for you this week, as always, I’ll update you a bit on the current transits. There’s a lot of movement and big shifts happening this week y’all. So we will get into:
1. Nodes of Fate moving into Cancer/Capricorn polarity
2. Jupiter entering Sagittarius
3. Uranus moving back into Aries
 
Then, enjoy a deep exploration of Pluto, the planet of transformation, Sorpio's ruling planet.  We will talk in-depth about each generation from Pluto in Aries all the way to Pisces, with an extra emphasis on Pluto in Capricorn. You will walk away from this episode understanding how Pluto imparts its own special wisdom upon the human psyche.
 
Then I will update you on 'Queen of Scorpio.' We are down to our Scorpio Great 8.  We also honor the lives of Scorpio queens Hillary Clinton, Ruth Gordon, Peaches, and Ciara.
 
And then finally, to round out this deeply transformative episode, we sit down with Scorpio tarot reader Weston of Root Lock Radio. (Here is a link to Weston's IG) And in our conversation we go in deep.  We talk about how mental health counseling and tarot intersect.  Weston shares which minor arcana cards in the tarot feel the most Scorpio, how finding out Hillary Clinton was a Scorpio brought him great comfort, and why Libra Is the most mysterious sign to a Scorpio. 
 
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Oct 31, 2018

S4, E11: Halloween Meditation; Honoring of Grace Kelly, KD Lang, Tracee Ellis Ross; Interview w/ Madre Jaguar

Hey Cousins! Happy Halloween. Happy Samhain! Happy Day of the Dead. Happy Witches New Year! All of it.  I am so stoked that it lined up for us to gather on this day, if you are listening live October 31, 2018. This is a very special time of year, and I think a lot of us in the astrology community and esoteric community really feel connected to this time of year, because it is all about going into the depths, the subconscious, exploring our shadows, and honoring death and rebirth and the cycles of nature and life.  And this is exactly what we do in an astrology practice. By honoring the cycles of the planets, we tune into the expansiveness of our souls.  And so thanks for being here today.
 
On this week’s episode, we will have a special Halloween meditation with a pumpkin theme. Then, I will update you on the transits for this week. We have quite a lot of movement happening in the sky, and some big build up for shifts. Next, I update you on the 'Queen of Scorpio tournament' we have going on.  And we’ll honor the life of Scorpio's Grace Kelly, KD Lang, and Tracee Ellis Ross.
 
And then finally, we’ll round out our time, with an incredible interview with Madre Jaguar, a shamanic reiki practitioner, a medicine woman, birth doula, and the founder and curator of LA’s very own, Mystic Bazaar. Jaguar is a Scorpio sun and is serving us some mad Scorpio high-vibes. And so we talk about death, rebirth, transformation, angel numbers, cocoa ceremonies, and how Scorpio connects to the earth.
 
 
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Oct 26, 2018

S4, E10: Understanding Soul-Centered Scorpio; Scorpio-Taurus Polarity; Minnie Riperton’s Birth Chart

On this week’s episode, we go deep into the dark waters of Scorpio, talking all things Scorpio. We explore the Fixed Earth - Fixed Water polarity of Taurus and Scorpio. Also, enjoy a guided meditation that connections to the energy of the Sacral Chakra region and Scorpio. Then, I announce the 16 queens selected for the 'Queen of Scorpio' tournament. And finally, we round this episode off by honoring the life of legendary Scorpio Nightingale Minnie Riperton.  Check out this video and lyrics to "Reasons" and feel into the Scorpio high-vibe.
 
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Oct 18, 2018

Season 4, Episode 9: Queen of Libra; bell hooks’ Birth Chart; Amma’s Birth Chart; Libra Panel

On this week’s episode, first enjoy a guided meditation with the sounds of India.Arie’s song “Let it Go” from her ‘SongVersations: Medicine’ album. I mention in this episode that I have been playing this entire album in the morning as a meditation during Libra Season, and I highly recommend it. You can purchase it on iTunes or play it on Spotify.
 
Then, we explore the birth charts of our Final Two Libra Queen’s: bell hooks and Amma. Bell hooks is a feminist author who demystifies contentious concepts and turns social justice ideology into common sense in a way that makes room for inclusion regardless of your background. And Amma is a Hindu spiritual leader and guru ho is revered as a saint by her followers, and has hugged over 33 million people and counting. Then of course, we talk the soul-centered traits of Libra, and we crown one of these two women, our first ever, ‘Queen of Libra.'
 
And then finally, we end with a panel. And this Libra Panel is super hype, you don’t wanna miss it! Especially if you consider Libra as passive. These three powerhouse women bring us a hardrock fierce punk energy to Libra. And to-be-sure opened my mind and heart, as they shed light to complexities of Libra, and the balancing act of dark and light, shadow and higher-self.

 

On the panel we have Genesy Rogers, @blaksoil, an Astrologer based out of Florida and a holistic health and lifestyle influencer. SATE, @stateofsate, a Toronto based witchy, dirty rock roller devoted to carrying the torch passed down from rock n roll elders. And Jasmie Watson, @mallgoth_mallgrab, a multi-instrumentalist and dog walker based out of Oakland, CA.

In this conversation we talk about:

  • Libra’s connection to beauty and justice
  • What a libra sun conjunct Pluto and Mars feels like.
  • Speaking your Truth
  • Venus as the ruling planet for Libra.
  • Libra’s connection to butterflies.
  • The dark side of Libra.
  • Why tourmaline is a powerful stone for a Libra.
  • Libra’s connection to collaboration and owning self worth .
  • We listen to two songs by Sate
  • How Libra's work reflects their love for others and fashion
  • Why they were split on their vote for ‘Queen of Libra'
  • And we build a beautiful Libra Altar
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Oct 10, 2018

Season 4, Episode 8: Guided Meditation for Relationship Healing; Understanding Relationships + Astrology; Interview with husbands Brandon Alter + Angel Lopez of ‘The Spiritual Gayz’

In honor of Libra season, and Libra’s connection to interpersonal relationships, we start off with a guided meditation to bring healing to your relationships. Then, we are blessed with the sounds of India.Arie’s “Light of the Holy Spirit.” 
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Then, we talk about relationships in astrology. How do the signs line up with one another elementally? And so we will be talking about the four elements and how knowing the element of another can deepen your understanding and bring healing to your relationships.
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Then, I update you on the Queen of Libra. We are down to the Final Four Libra Queens!
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And then to round off this heartfelt, intimate episode off, we will be sitting down with a married couple, husbands, Brandon Alter and Angel Lopez, who are both incredible astrologers, healers, and mystics based out of Los Angeles. And they collaborate as the co-hosts to the podcast “the spiritual gayz” which is a twice-monthly podcast dedicated to exploring the wide reaches of spirituality without pretending it all makes sense. In our conversation we talk about:
-The Libra New Moon
-Individuality within relationships
-Taurus North Node
-Building Queer Community
-Tarotscopes
-The Seven of Swords in the Tarot
-Intersection of Film + Astrology
-Dating with a shared Astrology Vocabulary
-Aries + Aquarius Relationship
-Cancer Moon + Capricorn Moon Relationship
-The Spirit Room: Dedicating a room in your house to ritual
-What a Queer Spiritual Wedding feels like
-Venus is in Retrograde
-Jupiter in Scorpio/Sagittarius.
-Collaboration with your Partner 
-‘The Spiritual Gayz’ Podcast
-Pets, Astrology, and living with a Leo Dog
-Brandonna Summer: Brandon’s drag persona
-Their pick for ‘Queen of Libra'
-Why Aries is more likely to grocery shop before Aquarius
-Why Scorpio + Capricorn are the Zodiac’s Power Couple
 
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Oct 3, 2018

Season 4, Episode 7: Understanding Libra; India.Arie’s Birth Chart; Interview w/ Sarah Jane Chapman

It's October and we are right in the heart of Libra Season! Today on the show, we are going to be diving deep into the archetype of Soul-Centered Libra: Libra’s evolution through aries, it’s polar sign. Libra as an interpersonal air sign, cardinal air, and it;s connection to Venus. And pretty much anything else you ever wanted to know about Libra.
 
Then, we honor the great soul singer India.Arie (Libra Sun, Virgo Moon, Sagittarius Rising) Today is India's brithday/Solar Return! And so what better way to spend October 3, than honoring this incredible human’s life.  India, who is a part of our 'Queen of Libra' tournmanet, is a listener of the 'Cosmic Cousins' and a patreon supporter, and she has graciously given permssion for us to play the full length of songs from her SongVersation album. These songs are so soul-centered, and they are really gonna help us more deeply understand Libra. So, thank you India! Happy birthday from all of us! Click here for India's SoulBird website.
 
And then finally, to round out this very heart-centered, self-care episode, we sit down with the incredible Sarah Jane Chapman, double Libra (Sun and Rising), a Tennessee based massage therapist, mediation and yoga teacher who works with individuals in recovery. In our conversation, we talk about the Intersection of Energy and body work, Libra’s connection to the Sacral Chakra, recovery from eating disordering, and more.  We also are so blessed because we get to experience a body meta loving kindness meditation from Sarah Jane.  And so lots to look forward to! I hope you enjoy!
 
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