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Random Acts: Age of Aquarius

Yumi Lambert tumbles with mad wantonness into ‘The Age of Aquarius’ as a high priestess of fashion, culture and female values. Pierre Debusschere captures the cosmic transition for Dazed & Confused February  


"Age of Aquarius"-- is an astrological term denoting either the current or forthcoming astrological age, depending on the method of calculation. Astrologers maintain that an astrological age is a product of the earth's slow precessional rotation and lasts for 2,160 years, on average (26,000-year period of precession / 12 zodiac signs = 2,160 years). In popular culture, "Age of Aquarius" refers to the advent of the New Age movement in the 1960s-1970s.

Age of Aquarius: What does it mean? When does the Age of Aquarius start? According to ancient spiritual sources and esoteric science, every two thousand years a new constellation in the universe starts affecting evolution on Earth and time moves us backwards through the astrological signs into a new age. Mankind’s written history can be detected from the Age of Leo and each age has it’s own theme. Age Of Aquarius (2000 A.D. to 4000 A.D.) Age Of Pisces (1 A.D. to 2000 A.D.) Age Of Aries…