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.
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 […]
24 Sep 2021
This is the last of the houses, starting from the ascendant and going counter clockwise around the horoscope wheel. Like all other opposite pairs of houses, the 12th house derives some significations from being opposite the 6th house. The 6th house signifies wellness, the 12th house therefore signifies illness. Related to this is hospitals and […]
19 Mar 2021
The Sun and Moon are the life-giving and life-sustaining luminaries, and their sign positions are the most important factors in a horoscope. The blending of their signs results in a very particular and distinct expression, that sets an individual on a different path than someone else with a different Sun-Moon blend. For instance, Aquarius believes […]
15 Mar 2021
In two previous posts, I laid out brief personality sketches of some public figures to show how they manifested the energies of Mercury, Venus, and Mars in Aries through Cancer and Leo through Scorpio. In this post let’s do a quick tour of these planets in the signs of Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, or Pisces. Of […]
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 […]
16 Jan 2021
The signs Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces are in the water element, and are known as the water signs. Cancer is the 4th sign in the standard zodiac sequence, and starts at 90 degrees of the great circle. Scorpio, the 8th sign, starts at 210 degrees, and Pisces, the last and 12th sign in the zodiac, […]