Virgo as the sign of laundries & self-protective adaptation at San Francisco`s Chinatown
Dragon`s Gate is the south gate of Chinatown at the corner of Bush Str. and Grant Str., San Francisco, California,
Astrogeographic position for morphogenetic field level 4 which describes the function, atmosphere and design of the gate itself: located in air sign Libra sign of gates, openings, symmetry, balance, decoration and the most important astrological indicator for classical chinese culture. Libra is typical for the symmetry of the gate. Compare my article: Libra as the sign of symmetry.
The 2nd coordinate lies in careful, self-protective earth sign Virgo sign or reason, adaptation, the slave castes, health, washing, laundries, dependence.The position of the gate in Virgo stands for its function as to protect the area behind. Although the gate cannot be closed in Virgo it serves as a kind of magical punctuation that helps people to define and understand the separation line between the chinese and other quarters..
San Francisco`s Chinatown founded around 1850 is supposed to represent the 2nd largest Chinatown worldwide.
Astrogeographic position for morphogenetic field level 3 which describes the atmosphere, energetical topics and how the chinese quarter is embedded intp the city of San Francisco: the longitude coordinate of the Chinatown area lies in self-protective earth sign Virgo sign or reason, adaptation, slavery, health, washing, laundries, dependence, herbal medicine, saving money and the optimal use of ressources. Virgo is the perfect indicator here for the readiness for adaptation shown by the chinese minority when they first arrived on the west coast of the Americas. Their method of survival included accepting their being different from the european originating population and making use of the
The Latitude coordinate of the Chinatown area stretches from earth sign Taurus the sign of profitability, town centers, market places, food, grounding, growing roots into air sign Gemini sign of communication, learning, intelligence, technology, signposts, polarity, bridges and the confrontation of opposites.