Editorials

Editorials

Since coming into the study of astrology, I have deeply pondered the mechanism behind its magical and profound workings.  Any student of the subject has surely been amazed by its exactitude and precision in the timing of events, bodily illness, and passing moods that sweep through us in any given day. It is the unending and uncanny accuracy of astrology that keeps me motivated to continue my study. I also believe that astrology can be used to aid in healing. For instance, medical astrology can often be as accurate as a laboratory test, yet looking at the astrological chart is…
CLICK HERE for the full 26-page article. Summary: With Uranus transiting Aries for the first time since 1927-1934, cookbook astrology would predict a New Birth of astrology's relevance around the world by 2019. As with so many beloved astrological catch-phrases, “New Birth” is vague, generally applicable and perhaps ultimately meaningless in any informative sense. Astrologers historically have enjoyed highlighting significant technological revolutions accompanying Uranus transits: Uranus’ archetype is considered synchronous not just with inventions and technology but with astrology itself.
The Professional Astrologers group on Facebook has had a fascinating discussion about whether or not you can identify evil in an astrological chart. The premises of evolutionary astrology bring up a similar question for me. I don't think a chart can tell you that someone is evil or has a propensity for evil, nor do I believe that you can use a chart to measure "the growth of a Soul from life to life." I do believe that the chart can show you challenges, road-blocks, and where we need to be careful not to express the "shadow" or unskilled side…
We often refer to Indian Astrology (Vedic or Jyotish) as if it were a monolith. But just as in Western astrology, there are mutltiple schools of thought. The predominant form of astrology practiced in India and is the most prevalent form by far that is practiced in the United States is PARASARI Astrology.
Kepler College's special 3-Hour workshop on "Solar Arcs: What They Are – How to Use Them" presented by Robert Glasscock on November 4, 2017 stirred interest and even controversy from its illustrations of solar arc techniques in Donald Trump's and the United States' horoscopes. In this article,  Robert expands on some of the points made and shows how you can effectively use transits to solar arcs.
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