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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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How the Classical Planets Came to Rule Two Signs
February 2, 2010 – 9:26 pm | 4 Comments
How the Classical Planets Came to Rule Two Signs

Several years ago I made this animation which depicts the story of how the five classical planets came to rule two signs of the zodiac each.
It is loosely based on a Medieval Persian story that …

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 …

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 Outer Planets in Astrology: To Use or Not to Use?
November 29, 2008 – 4:31 am | 21 Comments
The Outer Planets in Astrology: To Use or Not to Use?

The outer planets, Uranus, Neptune, and yes, Pluto, are often overplayed in modern astrological delineations. They are overplayed in the sense that they are often the first thing that a modern astrologer will look …

The Thema Mundi
June 11, 2007 – 11:43 am | 8 Comments
The Thema Mundi

The origin of the traditional system of zodiacal sign rulerships lies is the mythical horoscope for the birth of the world known as the Thema Mundi.  The Thema Mundi was used as a teaching tool …