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.

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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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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17 Sep 2021

In our journey through the horoscope going counter-clockwise, we now alight on the 10th house. This house is at the very top of the chart. In the Placidus house system, the 10th house is ushered in by the Midheaven or MC, which is the highest point reached by the Sun in its arc through the […]

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3 Aug 2021

The fourth house is one of the four angular houses, the others being the 1st, 7th, and 10th. Angular because the cusp of the 4th house is the IC, which is one of the angles of the chart. The primary signification of the 4th house is the home. At the most mundane level, home is […]

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