The New Moon in Leo will occur at 2:40 pm Eastern (6:40 pm GMT) tomorrow, July 30, 2011, at 7 degrees of Leo. New moons signify a new cycle, new beginnings, and rebirth. This New Moon, along with the Sun (also in Leo) will highlight the fiery Leo qualities of creativity, individuality, and pride, as well as fifth house themes of children, pleasure, and entertainment. This Leo New Moon period is the perfect time to pay attention to yourself, and revel in your personal gifts while cultivating those to which you'd like to give more attention.
That said, beware, as Mercury is preparing to turn retrograde again (on Tuesday, August 2), when it will retrograde back into Leo until it again
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To the ancient Tantric mystics, on average, a simple breath—inhale and exhale—takes about 4 seconds.
That would mean you take about 15 breaths per minute.
That would mean you take about 900 breaths per hour.
That would mean in half a day, 12 hours, you take about 10,800 breaths.
So to the ancient Tantrics, the number 108 can be used to represent the number of breaths you take in half a day. If you say a prayer 108 times, it's symbolic of praying for half a day. A set of Tantric prayer beads, known as a mala, used to count prayers (and adopted by Hindus) contains 108 beads (plus one more as a marker). To say prayers while