۞ Astrophyllite is the Birthstone of 6°-7° Taurus and the 6th of Iyar.
۞ Position of Fixed Star Metallah in the year 5760 (2000 C.E.): 6°52′ Taurus.
۞ On the 6th of Iyar, is the 21st day of the Omer Count. The Sefirah of the 21st day is “Malchut” of “Tiferet” — “Receptiveness in Harmony”. This is a good time for finding the golden mean to create harmony in a family or a community.
۞ On the 6th of Iyar, 5708 (1948 C.E.), one day after the State of Israel was proclaimed, the surrounding Arab nations — Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq –declared war on the fledgling state, with the objective of “driving the Jews into the sea.” Tel Aviv was bombed on that very first day of the War of Independence.
۞ Astrophyllite can enhance telepathic communication. [Naisha Ahsian]
۞ Astrophyllite can offer excellent support for counselling those who have been institutionalized in our criminal justice or mental health systems. It is also helpful in exorcism and entity removal work. [Naisha Ahsian]
۞ Astrophyllite strengthens the energy field, acting as a natural protection against negative or harmful vibrations. [Naisha Ahsian]
۞ Astrophyllite acts as a natural protection against radioactivity. [Naisha Ahsian]
۞ Astrophyllite is a gemstone ally for navigating the twists and turns of travels beyond the body-in the astral realm and the next several levels above it. It can help one achieve the state of lucidity wherein one can make choices and take purposeful actions, even in the often chaotic domain of dreams. [Robert Simmons]
۞ Simply wear or carry a piece of Astrophyllite, then learn to pay close attention to the synchronicities in one’s everyday life. Astrophyllite is both a magnet for these synchronicities and an aid to being more aware of their occurrence and meaning. [Robert Simmons]
۞ Astrophyllite reconnects the inner and outer realms, between self and others, the Divine and the mundane. [Marina Costelloe]
۞ Meaning “Star Sheets”, Astrophyllite is an excellent stone for promoting out-of-body experiences, acting as a guide and protector in other realms, and for standing outside oneself for an objective view. This stone introduces you to your full potential, recognizing that you have no limits. [Judy Hall — Encyclopedia]
۞ Said to increase sensitivity of touch and to improve perception, Astrophyllite is helpful for those undergoing training in massage or acupressure, especially as it makes you aware of other people’s needs. [Judy Hall — Encyclopedia]
۞ Astrophyllite activates your dreams and enables you to “dream true” to see the path your soul believes you should tread. [Judy Hall — Encyclopedia]
۞ Astrophyllite can help to bring to life hidden forces and to show one that as one door closes, another door opens. [Melody]
۞ Astrophyllite also assists in absolving one from responsibility and in purging from one’s life that which should be eliminated such that one can continue to both develop and to progress. [Melody]