The ocean and the great seas symbolize our unconscious — individual and collective. The state of our oceans is an indication of the state of our inner minds, thoughts and emotions, and our spiritual lives.
We have neglected and abused our oceans as much as we have not paid attention to our inner lives. We have been consumed by our greed and selfish motives, personal and self-serving desires, and trappings of materialism and modernization — all in the guise of progress.
The ocean is also the symbol of the feminine, the womb, mother, woman.
We have likewise misused our feminine energies, even relegated them to the background. The recent June 5-6 Venus transit was another reminder for us to welcome back the Sacred Feminine into our consciousness and integrate it with the Sacred Masculine towards wholeness and balance.
Love the Ocean. Love Ourselves.
Happy World Oceans Day!
To learn more about World Oceans Day, click here.
I am you; you are ME. You are the waves; I am the ocean. Know this and be free, be divine. ~ Sri Sathya Sai Baba
About Balicasag Island: It is a marine sanctuary, home to countless colorful species of fish, turtles, corals, and rich marine life. It is a small island that you can explore in less than one hour. Balicasag Island has some of the best dive sites in the Philippines. It is also ideal for snorkeling because of its shallow water. Dolphin watching is a popular early morning activity. Many dolphins can be seen between Balicasag Island and its neighboring island, Pamilacan. I personally abhor this activity though as it has caused quite a disturbance and harm to the dolphins and rest of marine life, something that the local folks are oblivious to. They see it merely as a way to entertain guests and generate income. In fact, it has become a “dolphin chasing” activity and must be stopped. Otherwise, the dolphins, not surprisingly, will eventually be migrating elsewhere where they can be respected and revered. To know more about the island, click here.
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