Astrologers agreed that the Earth has already seen the six ages of human existence from the Cavemen up to the present. Currently, we exist in transition between the Pisces and the Aquarius ages. The calculations, defining the end of one age and the beginning of another one, may differ. According to some the Piscean age ended long ago, while others claim that we still live in it.
In astrological mythology, Astrological age is a period of time of approximately 2160 years, comparable with the development of the inhabitants of the planet Earth, relative to their culture, civilization, and governments. Each age is associated with one of the twelve zodiac signs. Thus, each age will be repeated after the completion of the entire cycle, or in 25,920 years. The astrological age cycle proceeded in a retrograde direction. If forward movement is from Ares -> Taurus -> Gemini -> Cancer -> Leo, etc. then retrograde direction is inverted Leo -> Cancer -> Gemini-> Taurus -> Ares, etc.
As of today, we are near the end of the 6th movement of the ages and are approaching (or are at the beginning of) the New Age. The previous 6 movements of Astrological Ages are the following:
• The Age of Leo (Approx. Start in 10,800 BC up to 8640 BC)
This age was the age of the Lion and the age of the Sun since the Sun is the ruler of Leo. It is known to be "The Golden Age" from the Ages of Man. It is the period of peace, harmony, stability on the planet. The size of the population was small and everything on Earth was in abundance and no starvation or crime existed in this era. People obtained food by hunting, gathering and agriculture. During this era, people developed primitive tools like stone knives, hammers, and javelins. Although the technology was rudimentary, it is amazing what people could achieve with it. Their works are now being discovered and show to the world, such as wall paintings in caves. The Earth was young, and no development of pollution was the products of this age.
• The Age of Cancer (Approximately start in 8,640 BC up to 6,480 BC)
This is known to be "The Age of the Great Mother." Moon-ruled Cancer. It is the sign of motherhood, which is commonly associated with bearing, giving birth, caring and protecting. During this period, people learned the how to cultivate land and domestic animals. They began to create a permanent dwelling and raise animals alongside with cultivation of lands for their livings.
• The Age of Gemini (Approximately start in 6,480 BC up to 4,320 BC)
This is under "The Age of Communication, Trade and the Twins" where the development of writing, counting and trades. As people acquired knowledge increases in this age, writing started to be used as a method of recording their activities. Merchandising and traveling also belong to this sign.
• The Age of Taurus (Approximately start in 4,320 BC up to 2,160 BC)
The Symbol of "Bull" and known for being "The Age of Earth, Agriculture, and the Bull". The beginning of the creation of Pyramids in Egypt and the era of bull worshiping in Assyria, Egypt, and Crete. Egypt's are well-known for their great architectural ability creating wonderful pyramids in fully natural materials without using the advanced technology in construction known today.
• The Age of Aries (Approximately start in 2,160 BC up to 0 BC)
Aries, the sign of fire and the symbol of ram give this era as "The Age of War, Fire and the Ram", which is ruled by Mars. Iron Age was born in Aries where wars and colonialism on the rise, such as an expansion of empires in China, Persia, Greece, and Rome. The advanced armories are also specific to this era. During this era when Moses saves the Israelites from the Egyptians, the writing of the Old Testaments and the journey to the promise land occurrence.
• The Age of Pisces (Approximately start in 0 BC up to 2160)
This age is known to be the Judeo-Christian age. The period of existence of Christ and the wisdom he brought to the humanity. This period is fading and sometimes gone !! Today we are relocating to a new age, that's why our soul needs guidance and hunger for HOPE because of war traumas, pain and hatred of the last two centuries.
In reaching the end of this era; we are in need to be prepared for the next journey and the new movement in the history of mankind, the Age of Aquarius. Age of the element AIR, meaning the mind that will bring greater technological advances of self-healing, compassion, intuition and spiritual cleansing.
Source by Beatriz Kobran