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.

19 Feb 2021

Capricorn is the cardinal earth sign. The symbol for Capricorn is the sea goat. Its horoscope glyph is a stylized rendering of the hoof of a mountain goat and the tail of a fish. Like its cardinal cousin Aries, Capricorn is always up for a challenge, figuratively the next mountain to climb. But unlike Aries, Capricorn being an earth sign […]

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9 Feb 2021

Libra is the cardinal air sign. The symbol for Libra is the scales of justice, and its horoscope glyph is a stylized version of the traditional weighing scale. Libra is the only zodiac sign that has an inanimate symbol. The scales represent balance, which is the most essential trait of Librans. They seek even handedness in all things. When a […]

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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 […]

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22 Jan 2021

Aries is the cardinal fire sign. The symbol for Aries is the ram, and its horoscope glyph is the horns of a ram. Aries wants to be at the forefront of things. It is bold and headstrong, and will jump into into action without regard to consequence. The saying “look before you leap” is generally ignored by Aries. […]

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20 Jan 2021

Cardinal Signs The signs Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn are in the cardinal mode, and are called cardinal signs. These cardinal signs are the 1st, 4th, 7th, and 10th signs in the natural zodiacal sequence that starts at Aries. In arc degree terms, they start at 0, 90, 180, and 270 degrees. Each pair of adjacent signs in the […]

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9 Jan 2021

We all know our Sun sign. And when we acquire some knowledge of what our sign means, it is quite a thrill.  Going deeper, there is a sense of how we can guide our lives in a way that is authentic, how we can express more of who we really are. But the world is home to […]

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