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.

30 Jun 2022

In an earlier post (Part 1), I started telling the story of a woman who consulted with me in 2004, wanting to know what was in store for her in 2005 as seen through her horoscope. When you assess future possibilities, you need to start with potential: nothing comes to pass that is not promised […]

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24 Jun 2022

Background A client makes an appointment for a consultation. Their question: what’s in store for me next year? We need to find a story that can be woven for the coming year out of the astrological symbols that populate the annual landscape. But first, we need to get a good grasp of the general background […]

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17 Jun 2022

In an early post on the 6th house, I have described several sixth houses significations in detail: work and the work environment, service, wellness (good health), and skill. But when I assess the impact of the sixth house in horoscopes, I often add certain special significations of this house that are rooted in Vedic astrology. […]

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10 Jun 2022

In a previous post I introduced the markers of marriage. Promise of marriage is shown by transits of Saturn through Pluto to the descendant, its ruler, planets in the 7th house, and Venus. And the fulfillment of this promise is shown by transits of Jupiter and Mars, in particular to the angles and luminaries. Sometimes, […]

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6 Jun 2022

In 1947, a reputed astrologer named C.E.O. Carter wrote a compact book titled “Essays on the Foundation of Astrology”, packing it with a great deal of insight. In this post I want to highlight his particularly unusual takes on the functioning of Mercury, Venus, and Mars. Mercury It is true that a well-placed Mercury points […]

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1 Jun 2022

“When will I get married?” Over the years, I have been asked this question numerous times, as in “can you look at my horoscope and tell me when.” To even consider this question seriously, I would need to know that there is a play in progress toward getting married: a marriage on the verge of […]

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