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10 Tips For Learning Astrology
October 19, 2007 – 3:23 am | 62 Comments

So you want to learn about astrology? Not the generalized Sun-sign stuff that you find in newspapers and magazines, but serious astrology. The advanced type where you can actually determine specific information about a person’s life through the observation of the planets and other celestial phenomena. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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Five Tips for Birth Chart Rectification
December 11, 2009 – 2:53 am | 30 Comments
Five Tips for Birth Chart Rectification

The type of astrology that most western astrologers practice, horoscopic astrology, requires an exact birth time in order to work properly.  That is to say, you need the time of a person’s birth in order …

Deborah Houlding’s Tough Interview Questions For Astrologers
December 21, 2008 – 5:51 am | 5 Comments
Deborah Houlding’s Tough Interview Questions For Astrologers

By ‘tough’ I mean questions that involve Deborah Houlding sneaking up on astrologers at conferences and asking them a series of quickfire questions in rapid succession, sometimes only after alcohol has been consumed.  The results …

10 Tips for Electional Astrology
December 4, 2008 – 2:39 pm | 26 Comments
10 Tips for Electional Astrology

Ten important tips for choosing an auspicious electional chart for starting a new venture or undertaking.

The Astrology of Sect
November 25, 2008 – 1:41 am | 18 Comments
The Astrology of Sect

An important concept in the Hellenistic astrological tradition that did not survive into modern times is the distinction between day and night charts, which is associated with a technical concept known as “sect.”
In this article …

A Reply to Glenn Perry’s Article ‘From Ancient to Postmodern Astrology’
January 8, 2008 – 3:32 am | 14 Comments
A Reply to Glenn Perry’s Article ‘From Ancient to Postmodern Astrology’

I just finished reading a surprisingly misinformed article by Glenn Perry in the latest issue of the NCGR Journal titled From Ancient to Postmodern Astrology, Toward a New Synthesis. Normally I would just let the …

Benefic and Malefic Planets in Astrology
June 28, 2007 – 4:09 am | 13 Comments
Benefic and Malefic Planets in Astrology

In addition to the basic significations of each the seven visible planets, each is also assigned a somewhat intrinsic status as a natural ‘benefic’ or ‘malefic’, or a planet may attain such status functionally due …