How to learn on this blog

You are here because you want to learn astrology. On this blog, there is a large and growing number of posts on many topics in astrology, aimed at different levels of learning requiring varying amounts of background information. Where exactly to start your learning, and how to acquire a cohesive and meaningful repertoire of knowledge? This special post will show you how.

Horoscopes

There are two essential tools you need to analyze horoscopes. One is the ephemeris, and the other is a horoscope charting program. This post tells you how and where to get them.

31 Aug 2021

In an earlier post, I had described the balancing act between Jupiter and Saturn, how too much of one and too little of the other can result in an insubstantial or joyless life. This balance of Jupiter and Saturn is a metaphor that rises above astrology, throwing light on the kind of excess versus caution […]

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24 Aug 2021

The sixth house often get short shrift because its significations are generally mundane. However, the sixth house is more important in any other house because these mundane things are the very fabric of every day life, the substance and grounding on which all grand intentions must be rooted. Consider the first meaning that astrologers assign […]

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13 Aug 2021

In previous posts, I described the significations of Mercury conjunct the outer planets, and the significations of Venus conjunct the outer planets. Let’s take a look at how Mars fares when it is conjunct Uranus, Neptune, or Pluto. Mars signifies action, drive, energy, assertion, vitality, etc. When this planet is conjunct Uranus, Neptune or Pluto, […]

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10 Aug 2021

The fifth house is the arena of self-expression. This is the fundamental signification out of which arise many related meanings. One of them is creativity. When you create, you are giving life to something didn’t exist before in that exact form, otherwise you are just copying. In this sense, creating arises out of pure self-expression […]

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6 Aug 2021

In a previous post, I described how the conjunction of Mercury with Uranus, Neptune or Pluto brings the outer planet qualities to all conscious thought and the mind-set as a whole. How do these conjunctions work for Venus? Venus is about femininity, relating, beauty, sensuousness, money, and values, and when this planet is conjunct Uranus, […]

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3 Aug 2021

The fourth house is one of the four angular houses, the others being the 1st, 7th, and 10th. Angular because the cusp of the 4th house is the IC, which is one of the angles of the chart. The primary signification of the 4th house is the home. At the most mundane level, home is […]

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