Astrology of the Paris Attacks
This first strike chart is immediately ominous with the anaretic South Node conjunct the Midheaven. Any planet or point on an anaretic degree is considered unstable and the South Node can represent vulnerability as I mentioned in my post on the Nodes shifting signs..
The Fixed Cross & 60's Rock & Roll
There is evidence to suggest that ancient astrologers actually found the middle of a sign to be most important. A clear understanding of the power of the mid-points of the fixed signs in the modern tropical zodiac can be seen in the Celtic Sabbats...
Understanding the Zodiac: and why there really are 12 zodiac signs, not 13.
In a newly created webpage, the BBC's "factual and educational site"1 BBC iWonder misinforms the public that there are 13 signs in the zodiac. Encouraging the reader to discover "your ACTUAL star sign and the science behind why it might differ from your horoscope...?..
Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius
Mercury retrograde is an inner alteration that comes to us three times a year, and our first of 2015 that begins on January 21, 2015 in Aquarius initiates a year of Mercury retrograde phases in each of the three Air signs of reflection, thoughts, and ideas...
Vedic Astrology - critically examined
Aryabhata I, who lived around 500 AD, also was aware of the precession. However, it seems that he was unable to decide whether the zodiac had to be regarded as a tropical or a sidereal thing. In the 4th chapter of his famous textbook Aryabhatiyam, he characterises the signs Aries to Virgo as..
The Twelve Houses in Renaissance Astrology
There is nothing appertaining to the life of man in this world, which in one way or other hath not relation to one of the twelve Houses of Heaven, and as the twelve signs are appropriate to the particular members of mans body; so also doe the twelve houses represent not onely the severall parts of man, but his actions, quality of life and living, and the curiosity and judgment of our Fore-fathers in Astrology, was such, as they have alotted to every house a particular signification, and so distinguished humane accidents throughout the twelve houses, as he that understands the Questions appertaining to each of them, shall not want sufficient grounds whereon to judge or give a rationall answer upon any contingent accident, and successe thereof...
The Mansions of the Moon
The twenty-eight Mansions of the Moon divide the Zodiac in the same way as the twelve Signs of the Zodiac, marking out sectors of the circle of the sky, though, since the number of degrees in a circle, 360°, is not neatly divisible by 28, their span is an awkward 12°51'25.7" (a 364 degree circle would be neater)...
The Astrological Theory of Location
The theory of location proposes that any place has its own particular 'vibration' or tone which can be conveniently expressed in terms of a planet or sign or a combination of planets or signs...
Icarus in the Birth Chart
Icarus in the birth chart shows how and where we seek to be free of constraints. We will want to liberate ourselves from limiting mental (in air signs), emotional (in water), physical (in earth) or creative (fire) boundaries wherever Icarus is placed. The house position of Icarus shows the area of life where we seek to reach beyond our limits, positively or negatively...
Inconjuncts in Synastry: Agree to Disagree
No aspect is more frustrating than the inconjunct (or quincunx). This tense 150-degree angle links two signs that have absolutely nothing in common. Each sign is in a different element (fire, earth, water, air), a different modality (cardinal, fixed, mutable), and a different polarity (positive and negative)...