Aug. 8 is the best day for manifesting, according to astrologists

Spiritual gurus believe today, Aug. 8, 2022, is one of the luckiest days of the year. 

Astrologers and numerologists believe the Lion’s Gate Portal — when the sun is in Leo and Earth aligns with Orion’s Belt and the star Sirius — is cosmically favorable. The celestial alignment is thought to boost your power of manifestation. 

What is the Lion’s Gate Portal? 

According to Astrology.com senior astrologer Narayana Montúfar, “The reason it’s called the ‘Lion’s Gate Portal’ is because it happens during Leo season. It’s a time of the year where the magical vitality of the sun is at an all-time high.”

When does the Lion’s Gate Portal open? 

The portal opened on July 28 and will close on Aug. 9, 2022. 

What does the Lion’s Get Portal mean? 

In numerology, the date 8/8 has special meaning because the number 8 represents infinity and magic. It is also an angel number because the same digit repeats, making it extra lucky. 

In a Tarot deck, the magician card is one of the luckiest cards and typically features the number 8.

In astrology, when Sirius is closer to Earth, Astrology.com says that “humanity experiences a surge of higher consciousness.”  

How to manifest during the Lion’s Gate Portal? 

Meditating while focusing on visualizations of the sun, lions and Sirius, is recommended during this period.

“Meditating under the sun can also help, as it will also be crucial to get in touch with our creativity, as Leo is one of the most creative signs,” Montúfar said

Yellow crystal and minerals, including citrine, amber or gold, along with botanicals, like mugwort and marigolds, can help boost manifestation as well. 

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