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Summer Solstice – Cancer and Its Symbolism

By Luphil

Today is summer solstice and the beginning of the month of Cancer. In his booklet, “The Science of Symbolism“, Master EK writes about the symbolism of this sign:

“When the earth begins to tilt back from the highest point of the summer solstice, the Sun appears to travel sidewise from North to South. Hence it is described as a crab while passing through this sign. A branch of symbolism represents it as the beetle which can resurrect a worm into a butterfly. This marks the transformation of matter into mind, the passage to spirit.”

The picture of the month, “Cancer – The Crab, the Tortoise and the Beetle”, illustrates three aspects of the symbolism of this sign.

Summer Solstice – Cancer and its Symbolism

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