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“Lupus” New Moon and the dog attack in Philadelphia

“If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.”
― Gospel of Thomas

A man died after being attacked by several pit bulls on Thanksgiving night in North Philadelphia, according to Philadelphia Police and media reports. Additionally, one of the attacking dogs was shot and killed by a police officer. Police said the incident occurred at about 9:06 p.m. on the 1300 block of West Pike Street in North Philadelphia. Police said a responding officer shot the dog, which died as a result of the shooting.  Nov. 24

The November New Moon [26sc] was conjunct the stars of Lupus  also referred to as “The Beast of Death.” At Philadelphia, the New Moon was very significantly placed on the Ascendant implying that its effect would be felt strongly at that place. Moreover it was in hard aspect to the TNP Hades [7cn22] which itself was conjunct the star Mirzam. Beta (β), Mirzam, is a white 2nd magnitude star in Canis Major on the front left paw of the Greater Dog.

The New Moon chart also carries the Mars-Pluto forming square which became exact a day later in hard aspect to the Ascendant at Philadelphia. Ebertin in his Combination of Stellar Influences describes the probable manifestation of Mars-Pluto as “the misfortune of having to suffer violent assaults, injuries”. 

Finally, notice that  the chart for the event (Nov.23; 9:06 pm) carries Mars-Pluto-Uranus T-square aligned with the meridian confirming the role of these planets in the violent incident.

Pluto is the power of emotion—deep, unconscious, primal, and often compulsive emotions. Acting on Uranus it  dredges the depths, bringing to the surface what is hidden,  sick, or festering in the psyche often resulting in a violent incident like this one here. The quotation above from the Gospel of Thomas explains how the energies we repress attack us from the outside.