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.

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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13 Aug 2021

In previous posts, I described the significations of Mercury conjunct the outer planets, and the significations of Venus conjunct the outer planets. Let’s take a look at how Mars fares when it is conjunct Uranus, Neptune, or Pluto. Mars signifies action, drive, energy, assertion, vitality, etc. When this planet is conjunct Uranus, Neptune or Pluto, […]

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6 Aug 2021

In a previous post, I described how the conjunction of Mercury with Uranus, Neptune or Pluto brings the outer planet qualities to all conscious thought and the mind-set as a whole. How do these conjunctions work for Venus? Venus is about femininity, relating, beauty, sensuousness, money, and values, and when this planet is conjunct Uranus, […]

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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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23 Jul 2021

Conjunctions made by the Sun and Moon with any of the other planets merit very close scrutiny because of the utmost importance of the luminaries in shaping the life. The energies of the outer planets can dominate the life when in contact with the Sun or the Moon. In fact, not only conjunctions, but any […]

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3 May 2021

Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto are the outer planets. Although Pluto has been recently relegated to the status of a dwarf planet, as far as astrology is concerned nothing has changed. We work with the metaphorical symbolism of the luminaries and planets, and draw a synchronistic connection between these symbols and our lives. Pluto is still […]

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