Astrology & Sacred Sites: Rosslyn Chapel in astrogeography
Construction of Rosslyn Chapel was begun in the middle of the 15th century.
The famous Rosslyn Chapel located in the south of Edinburgh, Scotland has been subject to speculation and mystification since the revival of the esoteric sciences in the 2nd half of 19th century. It has been particularly speculated about it being related to Knights Templar and Free Mason traditions and symbolism. Construction of Rosslyn Chapel was begun in 1456 and after its completion it was dedicated to St. Matthew the evangelist,
The Apprentice Pillar (see picture) is said to represent one of the magical “Jachin and Boas” pillars at the entrance of the ancient Temple at Jerusalem. The original Apprentice Pillars in the First Temple in Jerusalem are believed to have been designed by King Solomon and created by the legendary Hiram Abif – the architect of the 1st Temple. The 2 pillars have an important symbolic meaning in Freemasonry.
Astrogeographical position of Rosslyn Chapel for morphogenetic field level 4 which describes the atmosphere and energetical topics of the chapel itself: the church is located in careful, self-protective earth sign Virgo sign of reason, health, celibacy, monkhood, yoga culture, spiritual entities of plants, protection of nature, conservation, mummification. Virgo could also be interpreted as the astrological indicator for storing and preserving the icons and memory of ancient traditions.
The 2nd ccordinate lies in highly alert male fire sign Aries sign of warfare, knight & soldier castes. action, speed, fighting, physical strength, sports, ignition and in the case of a temple an indicator for a place that stimulates motivation for starting new projects. Aries would be the indicator for the military aspect of the Knights Templars but not for their esoteric initiations and other practices.