There will be a penumbral lunar eclipse on Wednesday the 28th of November 2012. You can read about the technical astronomy here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/November_2012_lunar_eclipse
Astrologically this is quite an intriguing eclipse and full moon. The Sun/Moon Opposition that occurs then aligns with two conspicuous Conjunctions; one between Venus and Saturn and another between Mars and Pluto. All these planets will be tied together in a type of “kite” configuration.
There is little love lost between the Dalai Lama and China; no explanations needed there!
Although the Dalai Lama and other Tibetan lamas in exile are indeed exemplary in their restraint, rarely if ever denouncing China in anything approaching insulting or derogatory terms, from time to time the Dalai Lama makes statements that are frank and forthright. There is arguably an ongoing low level propaganda war between China and the Dalai Lama. China denounces him at every turn as a ‘separatist’ and troublemaker, and he in his turn occasionally reminds the world of the Tibetan cause with a public statement on some aspect of the situation. I was in Dharamsala in 2011 and there was a little ‘information office’ containing lots of publications stating the Tibetan view of things that the Chinese would have us view their way; such as the moral justification of their invasion of Tibet, for example. There’s a Mercury/Pluto Semi-Sextile in his chart. Continue reading