Hellenistic Time Lords

Filed under Advanced Topics, Astrology on November 2, 2015

Each point in a natal chart falls under a progressed rulership. Each point remains under the influence of that sign for its natural period of rulership. The length of rulership is derived from the synodic return cycle of a planet, or the time is takes for a planet to return and conjunct the Sun at approximately the same degree. For…

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Planetary Hours

Filed under Advanced Topics, Astrology on October 13, 2015

Firstly, I’d like to explain how the days of the week are involved. Not many people are conscientious of this, but the days of the week have always been named after these seven planets. Monday is obvious; it’s Moon Day. Tuesday is named after the Roman name for Mars, “Martis” and, therefore, “Tis Day.” Wednesday has departed from the Latin…

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Dignity in Depth

Filed under Advanced Topics, Astrology on May 1, 2015

The condition of each sign depends entirely on the dignity of its ruler. You’ll want to think of the signs as kingdoms owned by the various planets. For example, Saturn owns Capricorn and Aquarius. If Saturn is exalted in Libra, then he also exalts Capricorn and Aquarius. Planets that fall in those two signs would be considered strong unless otherwise…

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Out of Bounds Planets

Filed under Advanced Topics, Astrology on February 4, 2015

Have you ever used longitude and latitude to locate a point on a map? If you were to place a similar grid over the nighttime sky, you would be able to plot a point in a similar fashion. As we watch the Sun move from east to west, it follows the longitudinal pathway across the sky. You may also have…

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Full Moon Weather

Filed under Advanced Topics, Astrology on November 5, 2014

Wondering why it’s so hot this week? Read on. Just as the moon pulls the tides as it makes its way through the sky, it also tugs at the air. Any knowledgable pilot knows to avoid takeoff while the moon is rising or setting; there is less atmosphere to assist with lift. An image from www.spiritualresearchfoundation.org displays this effect very…

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