The Hebrew month of Av, concurrent with the influence of Leo, has traditionally evoked fear within the hearts of men. So many significant tragedies have occurred during this period for mankind including the destruction of Temples One and Two set off periods of unrest and war throughout the then known world followed by the Dark Ages.
What seems odd, if not strange, is that the month of Leo stands out with this unique feature. Inasmuch as 20th century physics has taught us that the inanimate, too, possess consciousness, we must ask ourselves, just what is the thought process that induces such negative activity.
Before we can arrive at some original motivating causes, let us explore one question, why do the planets revolve around the sun? It is an indisputable fact observed by all and yet very few have dared to raise this question.
However, one thousand years ago, the famous Kabbalist, Shabbatai Donolo, also a physician and astronomer, did indeed raise this question and perceived the... Read More