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.
13 Nov 2023
Every sign has a ruler. The ruler of Aries is Mars, of Taurus is Venus, and so on. In a horoscope, every house has a sign on its cusp, and the ruler of this sign becomes the ruler of the house. The ruler of a house carries the significations of the house. For instance, consider […]
28 Jan 2022
A couple of days back I was watching an episode in which face a challenger takes on Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. I was familiar with her presence on cooking shows, having often seen her as a judge on “Beat Bobby Flay”. As I watched this episode in which she speaks directly to camera, stakes her […]
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 […]
2 Feb 2021
While the Sun and Moon are foundational to the personality, influencing the life direction and general attitude, the planets Mercury, Venus, and Mars are responsible for much of the color and diversity we exhibit in various personal and professional pursuits. I have here a few personality sketches to illustrate the placement of Mercury, Venus, or […]
31 Jan 2021
Cancer is the cardinal water sign. The symbol for Cancer is the crab, and its horoscope glyph is the sidewise depiction of the claws of a crab. The symbol of the crab is very telling – like the crab that retreats into its shell when it is threatened, Cancer disengages and retreats from contact when its feelings are hurt. Being […]
16 Jan 2021
The signs Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces are in the water element, and are known as the water signs. Cancer is the 4th sign in the standard zodiac sequence, and starts at 90 degrees of the great circle. Scorpio, the 8th sign, starts at 210 degrees, and Pisces, the last and 12th sign in the zodiac, […]