The Zodiac is a circular projection of constellations.  How does one mark the beginning of a circle?  But the Temple at Esna, near Luxor Egypt, displays the Zodiac linearly.  The Esna Zodiac shows us how the ancients marked the start and the end of the Zodiac. Below is the Esna Zodiac, showing the Zodiac constellations moving in a procession from right to left in the lower level with the procession on the upper level cycling from left-to-right behind, following the U-turn arrows. 

Linear Zodiac on the Portico of the Temple at Esna. Zodiac Constellations are circled in red. The Sphinx (circled in green) heads the Zodiac procession. Virgo starts the procession and Leo is last.

The Sphinx heads the procession of constellations.  Sphinx means ‘to bind together’ and is a woman’s head joined to a lion’s body.  Directly following the sphinx comes Virgo, the first constellation in the zodiac procession.  The zodiac constellations then follow Virgo in standard sequence with the last constellation, at the upper left, being Leo.  The Esna Zodiac shows where the zodiac began (Virgo) and where it ended (Leo).

Array of Sphinxes – Woman’s head on Lion’s body, the first & last in the Zodiac

We can read the Ancient Zodiac Story beginning with Virgo and ending with Leo.

Pathfinders Christian Fellowships is a Canadian registered religious charity, located in London, Ontario.

We are a group of believers who are committed to find new paths into the hearts of people so that we might share the love of Christ with them. Our mission is to discover and discuss the Christian faith in an informal, non-institutional setting.

We do this through winning, disciple-making and equipping people in simple fellowship settings … it might be in a home, in a business venue or among an affinity group of friends who enjoy sports or other activities together. Some call it ‘simple church’ or ‘organic church.’

We value the Word of God, because of its capacity to transform our lives. We believe it is the highest source of written authority for God’s plan for His people, revealing how to live out that plan, individually and corporately. We seek to keep our beliefs, practices and priorities anchored in clear biblical teaching.

Our mega goal is to promote inter-religious dialogue between the main world religions in an open and friendly and informed format.  With this in mind, we have developed our online educative resource in order to give Muslim people of the English language an opportunity to become better acquainted with the Bible (al Kitab) and its message (Injil).

Our new program for this year – 12 neighbors campaign – is about shooting and producing educational christian videos.