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.

21 Jan 2022

Tennis fans among you might have been tracking the Djokovic story that unfolded in a flurry the last couple of weeks. For those of you who don’t follow tennis, a little background. Novak Djokovic is a champion tennis player, regarded as an all-time great. However, Djokovic has repeatedly invited criticism over his actions both on […]

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18 Jan 2022

In a previous post, I had described how you can start analyzing a horoscope by homing in on the Sun-Moon-Ascendant trio, which are the primary building blocks of the personality. The next thing you want to is look for the hard aspects (squares and oppositions) of the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto to the […]

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26 Oct 2021

Every single heavenly body is constantly on the move (relative to the earth), so in a sense transits are happening all the time. Sort of like trains running continuously in your metro area, round and round the same routes. But for the most part, a train going by on the tracks a mile away does […]

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29 Sep 2021

When interpreting your horoscope, the very first thing you want to look at are the Sun, Moon, and Ascendant. The Sun is the core driving energy of the life, the Moon carries the need that establishes and maintains day-to-day existence, and the Ascendant filters and colors all interaction with others. Together, they are the SMA, […]

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31 Aug 2021

In an earlier post, I had described the balancing act between Jupiter and Saturn, how too much of one and too little of the other can result in an insubstantial or joyless life. This balance of Jupiter and Saturn is a metaphor that rises above astrology, throwing light on the kind of excess versus caution […]

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30 Jul 2021

The conjunction of the Sun and Moon with the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto are extremely significant in transforming the arc of life into something quite extraordinary. The Sun and Moon are the foundations of life, and the outer planet energies are beyond the norm (their orbits are outside of Saturn’s, which is generally […]

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