A clear and step-by-step guide to understanding the age-old wisdom of astrology. Astrology is an ancient and well-known wisdom system, yet still shrouded in mystery. In this book, award-winning astrology writer Yasmin Boland provides the tools every astrology newbie needs to understand their chart and begin making accurate predictions. In this book, readers will explore how astrology can be used as a tool to better understand ourselves and others. They will also learn: - how to read and understand their chart - how the planets, the signs of the zodiac, the houses and their aspects relate to each other - the talents and challenges every person is born with - how to make predictions - how to be a better parent, friend and colleague through knowing your close-ones' charts The book includes a link for the reader to download their personalized astrology chart. This book was previously published within the Hay House Basics series.
Here is a collection of essays from AstroAmerica's acclaimed weekly Newsletter, along with an assortment of other essays of interest. Highlights include: The key to using house rulers and dispositors in reading a chart. Numerous tricks to interpret intercepted signs. Reincarnation and the natal chart. Aphorisms, what they are, how they work. The secret to politicians and their charts. The best ways to make money with astrology. A new, unique, history of astrology. How to rectify a chart using character, not math. Why Western astrology is just as good as Vedic. The surprising secret of the ancient Greek Antikythera mechanism: It's an astrological tool.Specially written for this book, a revolutionary new theory of astrology, based on planetary resonance in a defined clock-work mechanism. Discover the Earth's secret third zodiac.Interspersed, slice-of-life, stream-of-consciousness essays. What it's like to live in America in the first years of the 21st century.The author was introduced to astrology in the early 1980's and has studied intensely since the mid-1990's. He previously published AstroAmerica's Daily Ephemeris. This is his first book of essays.
The story of the history of Western astrology begins with the philosophers of Greece in the 5th century BC. the Greeks added numerology, geometry and rational thought. The philosophy of Plato and later of the Stoics made astrology respectable, and by the time Ptolemy wrote his textbook the Tetrabiblos, in the second century AD, the main lines of astrological practice as it is known today had already been laid down. In future centuries astrology shifted to Islam only to return to the West in medieval times where it flourished until the shift of ideas during the Renaissance.
A practical guide to creating and interpreting horoscopes for yourself, your family and friends. By David M. Hawthorne and Professor V.K. Choudhry Now, you can learn to read astrology charts the quick and easy way. And, with greater accuracy than you ever thought possible. With this revolutionary new book, you will discover how easy it is to: CREATE CHARTS. The book includes step-by-step instructions for creating charts without having to learn mathematical computations. The book includes the Internet website addresses for both: A FREE Vedic Astrology software program that is easy to download and install. An online World Atlas resource you can go to in order to retrieve longitude, latitude, and time-zone information. With this book to guide you, it is easy to create and print Vedic Astrology charts with the planetary positions and time periods you will need in order to read charts and predict events. LEARN THE ESSENTIALS.There are only four elements in astrology: 1. The planets; 2. The signs; 3. The houses; and, 4. The planetary periods. You will quickly learn the fundamentals for each of these elements and how they interact with each other. For example, you will learn which planets become functional benefics or functional malefics for the various rising signs, and why planets and houses become strong or weak. You will also learn what to look for in any chart to see the past, present or future circumstances of any individual, organization, or significant event. READ HORSCOPES. This book will provide you with a simple, systematic approach to interpreting horoscopes. With the Systems' Approach, you will learn a proper order of sequence in which to read charts and to apply proven principles in order to make clear and relevant predictions. You will learn why the planets operate differently in various charts, and why their significations will or will not manifest. And, when they will manifest.
Excellent instruction manual for people who want to learn traditional astrological concepts and interpretation. The book covers all the basics as well as the not-so-obvious, and the planetary glyphs in the thumb margins make it a reference that every student of astrology will want to keep within easy reach. Bibliography.
Understanding the Birth Chart : a Comprehensive Guide to Classical Interpretation
Author: Kevin Burk
Pubpsher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
In Astrology: Understanding the Birth Chart, Kevin Burk takes you step-by-step from the core basics to the finer complexities of chart interpretation while avoiding sidetracks into obscure techniques and fuzzy thinking. As a teacher, Burk also understands that a real grasp of the subject entails more than just learning the techniques-it also involves grasping the underlying principles that make those techniques valid. Astrology: Understanding the Birth Chart is designed to be useful to all students of astrology, from beginners to more advanced practitioners, and will help you develop an integrated, synthesized approach to understanding the birth chart. You will discover how classical astrology can enrich your understanding of the planets, signs, and houses. You will explore the meaning of the Lunar Nodes, eclipses, the angles, retrograde planets, and aspect patterns. You will also learn how to identify key themes in the chart, and how to relate the different aspects and elements together to gain a holistic understanding of the birth chart-and of the individual. An up-to-date listing of astrological organizations and software programs is included that offers a wealth of resources for any astrologer. In short, this is a well-designed course that provides a solid foundation for anyone who is interested in practicing astrology quickly and with confidence. While many books at this level simply give you a set of techniques and ready-made interpretations, this book will give you a deeper grasp of an art and science that has its expression in the world around us, but its roots in the invisible world of primal origins.
If you've always wanted a truer understanding of your inner self and those around you but can't get out of your own head, then keep reading... Are you sick and tired of not understanding why those around you do the things they do? Do you finally want to say goodbye to questioning your own beliefs over and over again and discover something that works for you? If so, then you've come to the right place! You see, understanding your inner self and why those around you do the things that they do doesn't have to be difficult - even if you've studied intense psychology and sociology. In fact, it's easier than you think! A report on SBS.com.au demonstrated that going in for a reading session can cost hundreds of dollars, which is why this text includes all of the basics you may need to understand these readings for yourself. This means that you can achieve a truer understanding of yourself and those around you without spending too much money. Here's just a tiny fraction of what you'll discover: The 12 Astrological signs and their deeper meaning! The basics of Numerology and how to apply it in everyday life! Seven ways that Tarot cards can predict your personality! ... and much, much more! Take a second to imagine how you'll feel once you truly understand why you feel things the way you do and how your family and friends will react when you know exactly what to say to them! So even if you're already a pro at all things astrological, you can get fully in touch with your inner self. And if you have a burning desire to understand why you do the things you do and why those around you do the things they do, then scroll up and click "Add to Cart" today!