Spiritual Meaning Of The Ring Of Fire Eclipse
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Spiritual Meaning Of The Ring Of Fire Eclipse

Zoe Kramer March 1, 2023

Eclipses represent unique and memorable moments in the cosmos. Not only are they fascinating to watch, but for some, they can portend changes in our lives as well. The ‘ring of fire’ or partial solar eclipse can be just as interesting and meaningful as a total eclipse. In some cases, perhaps even more so. Here is everything you need to know about this unique event, how you can view it for yourself, and what it means.

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What Is A Ring Of Fire Eclipse?

A ‘ring of fire’ eclipse is another name for a partial solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon moves directly between the earth and the sun, casting a shadow. While a total eclipse involves the moon blocking out the sun completely, a partial eclipse means that the moon is further away in its orbit than it would need to be to completely block the sun. The result is that the moon blocks out just the central part of the sun, leaving a circle of sunlight around its exterior: hence, the ‘ring of fire.’

When Is It And Where Can You See It?

The ring of fire eclipse will take place on October 14, 2023. Many are looking forward to seeing eclipses this year, since for many eclipse-chasers, the last solar eclipse visible at totality was back in 2019, before travel restrictions were put in place. The upcoming ring of fire eclipse will be visible across regions of the US, Mexico, and South America. Specifically, the path of totality will span across California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica.

What Is The Spiritual Meaning Of The Ring Of Fire Eclipse?

The ring of fire eclipse can be viewed in a number of different ways, but one interpretation is that it represents a call to action and change. It’s a great time to check in with yourself and reaffirm your values, focus and motivations. It can also be a good time to put plans into action, whether that’s working on a new project, letting someone new into your life or changing career trajectories. The ring of fire can also symbolise a force of protection. The light encircling the darkness can be a reminder that regardless of what you are going through, you are safe and protected.

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Zoe Kramer has been writing for GRV Media’s student-centric website Freshered since October 2022 and is now also contributing to HITC. She graduated from Cardiff University in 2022 with a BA in Journalism, Media and English Literature. During her time in university, she worked for her student newspaper as well as completing an internship with a book publisher. She has also written and continues to write book and theatre reviews. She is excited to now be pursuing a career as a journalist and learning something new every day. In particular, she loves writing about student life, books, the Internet, and travel. Originally from the United States, she is enjoying living abroad in the UK.