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.


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 Mar 2021

When people think of the inner planet Venus, they think of love. In a more fundamental sense, Venus symbolizes the principle of relating. While love is very much Venus’s domain, relating also extends to friendships, and in fact, to any connection that arises out of the human need to give and receive love and affection. […]

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26 Mar 2021

Whenever Mercury goes “retrograde”, there’s an instant buzz on the internet. Much of the stuff that’s put out is harmless fun, but the misinformation that sometimes tags along can be detrimental if fed to an unsuspecting mind. Let’s see what the fuss is all about. The short story is that when seen from the earth, […]

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24 Mar 2021

The inner planet Mercury symbolizes the conscious mind: all the faculties that are connected to the mind and arise out of the mind. We make sense of our world by taking the inputs from our senses and interpreting them a certain way. This interpretation is our perception: the way we choose to interpret is the […]

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23 Mar 2021

The Sun and Moon energies are the foundation of the personality, and they inform all aspects of life. Modulated by the characteristics of the sign in which they are placed, they influence everything we do. Whether at work, or at home, whether alone or in relationships, they are constantly guiding and shaping us. Being fundamental […]

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19 Mar 2021

The Sun and Moon are the life-giving and life-sustaining luminaries, and their sign positions are the most important factors in a horoscope. The blending of their signs results in a very particular and distinct expression, that sets an individual on a different path than someone else with a different Sun-Moon blend. For instance, Aquarius believes […]

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17 Mar 2021

Just as there many shades shades of a color, so will people with the same Sun sign differ in the way the Sun’s energy finds expression, via the the Moon sign. For instance, a Leo Sun will show itself differently with the Moon in Cancer, than with the Moon in Gemini. There is an additional […]

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