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  • n. Plural form of equinox.

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  • When the sun is at the equinoxes, that is, passing through

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  • These two dates are called equinoxes, March 21st being the vernal, and

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  • The equinoxes were the gates through which souls passed to and fro, between the hemisphere of light and that or darkness.

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  • I cannot move with this precession of the equinoxes, which is preparing for us the return of some very old, I am afraid no golden era, or the commencement of some new era that must be denominated from some new metal.

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  • I've done a lot of research into the whole Mayan End of Days Prophecy, predicting the end of the world on December 21st 2012 at the winter equinox, as the planets align with the sun and the centre of the Milky Way in a unique alignment, thus ending a 26,000 year cycle called the procession of the equinoxes, which is what gives us our Zodiac signs from the stars and ending the world as we know it.

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  • This structure is not only composed precession of the equinoxes is the from the top down by vehicle con - 41 Our present cycle is only one of the icosahedron geometry con - length of time required for our trol, that is, out of the of many important cosmological cy - necting the grid points o n the solar system to make one complete etheric spheres by Magnetic flux cles which must be understood in Earth, but also includes pentagon revolution around the Pleiades, our line controls. the true astronomy of the Magnetic arrangements which form a do - greater parent sun, which calculates 36 The earlier pyramidal designs cycles of the planispheres.

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  • Most of their rituals revolve around the cycles of nature, such as equinoxes and phases of the moon.

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  • Or the vernal spring and autumnal equinoxes—the balance of day and night—perfect, predictable, and plenty spiritual and scientific for me.

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  • The Mayan shamans, for example, discovered the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, and their astronomers ascertained the precession of the equinoxes long before modern science did.

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  • Polish astronomer who proposed that the planets have the Sun as the fixed point to which their motions are to be referred; that the Earth is a planet which, besides orbiting the Sun annually, also turns once daily on its own axis; and that very slow, long-term changes in the direction of this axis account for the precession of the equinoxes.

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