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.
24 Feb 2021
Pisces is the mutable water sign. The symbol for Pisces is the fish. Its horoscope glyph depicts depicts a pair of fish swimming in opposite directions, connected by a chord. Like the other water signs of Cancer and Scorpio, Pisces is feeling-oriented in its approach to life. But being a mutable sign, these feelings are not as direct as the […]
17 Feb 2021
Sagittarius is the mutable fire sign. The symbol for Sagittarius is the centaur plus the archer. Its horoscope glyph is the skyward pointing arrow. This dual symbolism or archer and centaur makes for an interesting contrast in Sagittarius. The archer symbolism suggests the Sagittarius trait of shooting for the stars, as in aiming for higher levels of thought and understanding. […]
5 Feb 2021
Virgo is the mutable earth sign. Its symbol is the virgin, and its horoscope glyph is a stylized rendering of a maiden carrying a shaft of wheat. One of the defining traits of a Virgo is efficiency. There is a strong drive to get down to the essence of anything. Complex ideas and situations are deconstructed down to the atomic […]
25 Jan 2021
Gemini is the mutable air sign. The symbol for Gemini is the twins, and its horoscope glyph shows two vertical bars that represent the duality of the twins, as well as the roman numeral two. The quality of duality is characteristic of Gemini, an indication of its versatility. It also speaks to the mutability of […]
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 […]
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 […]