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.

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 […]

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16 Aug 2023

When assessing the quality of any issue in the Jyotish chart, you need to look at that issue from three perspectives: the house that represents it, its functional karaka (the ruler of that house), and its natural karaka. This is the power of three, and a judgement should be made only after looking at the […]

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17 Jul 2023

In a previous post, I presented the first, second, and third houses in Jyotish – their significations, with examples of how these might show up in horoscopes. Let’s move forward and look at the fourth, fifth, and sixth houses. Fourth House The fourth house rules the home (house and the people therein). Since the second […]

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16 Mar 2022

In this post, I want to look at the horoscope of some actors to see how their vocation showed up in the horoscope. I am only choosing actors whose birth dates are know to be highly accurate (rated A or AA by Astrodatabank) so we can do a reliable analysis of the full horoscope, including […]

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1 Dec 2021

The transits of Saturn and the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto to the angles–Ascendant/Descendant, MC/IC–mark turning points in the life. The actual angle that may be impacted during the life-changing event or circumstance may be different from the one you expect. But if you dig deeper you will find that the significance of the […]

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