Holy Roller: The Semiotics of the Royal Wedding of the Century

An American (R)evolution on British soil

It will be known as the Royal wedding of the century, the betrothal of Princess Diana’s son to a biracial daughter of a yogi.

The energy of the sacred marriage, also known as the divine wedding, was made palatable in St. George’s chapel on Saturday May 19, 2018 before 600 guests.

Six represents the Hieros Gamos.

This was on the deeply emotive composure of Meghan’s yogi mother…
….and the reflection of bliss in the faces of the enthralled bride and groom.

The passage was into the new archetype of the hieros gamos during the noon wedding — commenced with the Sun, ruling royalty, directly overhead, was not only the energy emitted by the marriage couple as timed to the heavens above, but also in the semiotics of time, place, and symbolism related through image and text…

Princess Diana’s sister, head covered in royal purple, reading the Song of Solomon.

The Song of Solomon was in the Old Testament reflecting the divine marriage in the Holy of the Holies of Solomon’s Temple, the divine worship of the holy wedding of the Love Goddess, Inanna, with her divine consort Dumuzi, which was a continuation of the Sacred Marriage Rites of Sumer.

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth —
for your love is more delightful than wine.

Pleasing is the fragrance of your perfumes is like perfume poured out.
No wonder the young women love you!
4 Take me away with you — let us hurry!
Let the king bring me into his chambers.

16 How handsome you are, my beloved!
Oh, how charming!
And our bed is verdant.

The Spencers are of the bloodline of the holy grail. The great paradox beneath the pomp and circumstance of Diana’s royal marriage to a Windsor was its hollow core, made evident from the time Prince Charles made his reply to the question of whether they were in love: “Whatever love is.”

The shattered marriage of Charles and Diana laid bare cross the millennia of the grail bloodline…what love is not. Yet in 2018, Spencer’s reading following the magnificent sweep of the bride through the chapel revealed a deep conviction that the hieros gamos is being restored to the bloodline.

The solo entrance of the self-made bride, walking alone, to the voice of the feminine in the soprano in gilded gown.

Even on television, the bride’s grand entrance was truly an astounding experience, a truly elegant modern image of the ancient and future Love Goddess, Queen of Heaven and Earth, made material by the bride’s biracial blood and yoga, a sanskrit word meaning “to join”.

The ancient Love Goddess represents the sacred marriage of the Morning and Evening Star. The marriage of Inanna/Dumuzi (Shakti/Shiva) is the sacred union sought by yogis in the crown of the head.

Meghan Markle’s journey into the crucible of Hieros Gamos was split into Thirds, evenly divided between Self (the symbol of her Leo Sun), and the masculine and feminine archetypes of father and mother.

The creative choice to have her ride with her mother…
…walk herself into the chapel with two grooms carrying her four foot train embroidered with the flowers of the Commonwealth nations
…and then meet her father-in-law to be, the future King, halfway down the aisle.

The African American sermon evoking past, present and future of the quantum leap. He opened repeating from the Song of Solomon and He began with the most famous poem of earthly love in the Bible, the Song of Solomon, then shifted rapidly to quote Martin Luther King: “We must discover the power of love, the redemptive power of love. And when we do that, we will make of this old world…”

Reverend Michael Curry’s sermon was a performance ranging from pathos to humour “We gotta get these folks married.”

The demonstration of the Serpent Fire, so repressed in the Engilsh character yet sought in their esoteric practices (the Hell fire club) there was a plea to bring this embodiment of the primordial feminine into the English body. He announced the second discovery of fire, with the wisdom of the harnessing of the fire. This is the 13th constellation of the Oepheucus which ruled Diana’s search for Truth out of her Windsor entrapment. her rebellion transforming into a new identity of the Queen of Hearts and her pursuit of the sacred marriage with her Egyptian consort that lead to the media frenzy & her inevitable death.

The all-black Kingdom Choir from southeast London singing the African American crossover hit “Stand by Me”.

The song was a brilliant sign of unity, born out of a cross-cultural and the faces of the enthralled bride and groom… in the early sixties when the icon of the hieros gamos was entering popular culture. This was a show of authentic beauty, inside and out. Singing the Ben E. King from his 1961 album “Black as White. This choice honored Meghan’s African American heritage coming into marriage, made particularly meaninfgul because the song was representative of the African American songbook” with black and white creation singer Ben E. King shared the credits with two Jewish songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, adding Psalm 46 of the Hebrew scripture (Wikipedia),


When the night is come and the land is dark

And the moon is the only light we’ll see

I won’t be afraid, I won’t be afraid

Just as long as you stand by me.

The black solo cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the first black performer to be named Britain’s Young musican of the Year.

And when the sky that we look upon\

Should crumble and fall

And the mountain should crumble to the sea

I won’t be afraid,

I won’t shed a tear

Just as long as you stand,

Stand by me

The ceremony in St. Michael’s Chapel was the greatest sign of transformation…from the mythical dragon slayer to the containment of the Kundalini fire in the yogi-bride.

This is Diana reaching out from heaven to annoint her son with the authentic divine wedding, which was initially the role of royalty — to be the conduit between heaven and earth.

“The stars are aligned” is what Harry said when the couple announced their engagement on TV.

Indeed, royalty has always ruled by astrology. Way back to the ancient priests who had the mathematical knowledge of eclipse cycles, royalty has always been guided by astrology to attune with “as above, so below”.

Not only was the wedding ceremony conducted with a harmonious trine from the Sun on the Midheaven to the nurturing Cancer Moon in the bride’s first house, it was also planned for the middle of a major two week transition into a new era, the greater era of the Age of Aquarius coming round every 12,000 years and the smaller cycle of Uranus, the revolutionary sign of Aquarius entering the sign of tactile love, Taurus. We can experience this tactile love through the union of Diana’s son with the self-made Aquarian reflecting Diana’s image of the Queen of Hearts in Africa to attract her prince.

This indeed is the sign of the times, the realisation of Self that is explicit in Meghan Sparkle’s birth chart, Leo Sun conjunct the North Node in the First House of the “I AM”.

Now, she must do her duty and lose the persona that she so carefully crafted in the media as UN spokeswoman for the female voice, a lifestyle guru and actress on a popular series.

THE THREE GRACES in white as bride, beloved, and maiden. This couldn’t have been planned consciously and reveals Meghan’s creativity. the three dresses evoking the three faces of the feminine in three days:

left: Bride/Wedding. The elegant and classic wedding dress evoking Hepburn, her role model of actress transformed into global ambassador and R: Lover/The Dance. The Stella McCartney party dress evoked through the designer, Meghan’s new role as celebrity clotheshorse. This classic halter sheath evoking the virgin entering into her sexual union requiring a surrender into the darkness of her new role as half of the greatest royal couple to evoke the s that is her cosmic birthright, read through her natal chart with the Sun in Leo and Moon in Libra, sign of the . She will have to use her creativity to evoke her new image as love partner through her clothing, as she will be barely be allowed to speak without a script.
Girl at the Garden Party: the girly first Royal Appearance. Come on, she was wearing Ghoat? What better announcement of the sacrifice of Self than a label? The plain and demure white dress with girly white stockings at her first outing as Duchess of Sussex in which her every movement was recorded to reveal her transition into the royal family, also known as the firm.

A new video with clips from Meghan’s short life as a public figure before this marriage capultulated her into global fame goes strangely silent halfway through. Like an obituary.

Let Meghan have the wisdom to let her former Self, the projection of a modern self-made and self-contained woman die so she can project something greater — the hieros gamos.

It is only fitting that Meghan begin her journey into royalty as Diana ended hers — under the camera’s glare bringing the world’s attention to the needs of Africa.

Diana struggled so hard to do at the end of her life, enter the hieros gamos in a real relationship, with the consummate Dumuzi figure, and failed.

Yet, carrying the lineage of the grail in her bloodline, Diana showed her son the way. This royal marriage if opposites reflects the hieros gamos right in attunement with the Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius on the January 23, 1997 cosmology of the Hieros Gamos in our time.

They will make it, even if they have to leave the firm, because evoking royalty in a gaze right out of the “Song of Solomon” is so much more needed than the pomp and circumstance surrounding monarchy.

Path of the Lunar Eclipse 27 July 2018Path of the Blood Red Lunar Eclipse on 27 July 2018 maximum exposure at 20:21.

Shiva Lisa Paul



Dr. Shiva Lisa Paul is a cultural critic using astrology & semiotics as hermeneutics to decipher cultural narratives and imagery.

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Dr. Shiva Lisa Paul

Dr. Shiva Lisa Paul is a cultural critic using astrology & semiotics as hermeneutics to decipher cultural narratives and imagery.