with Jason Holley
In this webinar on the Taurus archetype, we complete our mythic tour of the ancient Circle of Animals. Like geological formations, the earth signs seem to have complex and distinct layers of stories within them, one covering the next across time. This is especially the case with the Bull motif, one of the most recurrent and richly elaborated in the ancient world. But also like geological formations, only the most recent layer tends to be visible in contemporary astrological theory. In this webinar, we will explore the elaborate stratigraphy of Taurus in Egyptian, Mesopotamian, and Greco-Roman mythology – and also how the stories are reflected in the life stories of individuals with Taurus placements.
From the journey of Europa to Crete through to the appearance of the Minotaur, and with many twists and turns before and after, we will explore core psychological themes of the archetype including desire and its sublimation; fertility and barrenness; organicity and hybridity; survival and stuckness; preservation and hoarding; touch and isolation. Slowly and patiently sinking our hands into the loamy soils of myth, we will explore the many gems and stones that lay hidden in the seemingly solid earth.
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1 hr. 46 min. | includes video, audio and slides
Closed captioning version of streaming video available on request.