cosmic environment

Our Cosmic Environment

It is an axiom in psychology and sociology that humans are products of their environment. While I feel this goes too far, we are not victims of environment but it certainly shapes and influences us. There is no dispute about environmental influence. The only question is how...

atheist within

The Atheist Within

One of the main challenges of the treader of the way – the treader on the spiritual path - is in dealing with atheists - the deniers of your values and of the spiritual world. We don’t need to look far for this. We are immersed in...

natal horoscope

The Importance of the Natal Horoscope

In Astrology the most important chart is the Natal chart - the chart of the birth. And while there are other charts that will amplify, modify and clarify what is seen in the Natal - charts such as the Solar Return, Lunar Return, The Navamsa, Progressed and...

horoscope contradictions

Dealing with contradictions in the Horoscope

The Horoscope, like life itself, is filled with seeming contradictions. We see this internally in any given Horoscope and we see it by transit - how the universe is impacting on the given chart. Dealing with contradictions is one of the great life skills a person can...

fate and free will

Fate and Free Will

I started reading a wonderful book called HORARY ASTROLOGY By Petros Eleftheriadis. Its well written and the author is quite knowledgeable. It looks like a good source for people who want to learn more about Horary Astrology (the astrology of the hour). When I finish reading it...

spiritual awareness

Spiritual Awareness

The fact that Neptune is the generic spiritual planet of the zodiac tells us much about how the Astrologer looks at spiritual awareness and growth. // Neptune is the planet of transcendence. This means that Neptune gives the gift - the power - to rise above all...

astrology prophecy

Is Astrology Prophecy?

In order to answer this we need to understand the meaning of a “prophet”. If we understand this to mean merely someone who prognosticates, predicts the future, looks at future trends etc. then the astrologer certainly falls into this category. So do many economists, futures traders and...

mercury retrograde

Mercury Retrograde

On April 9, Mercury went retrograde. He will be retrograde until May 2. This generally affects the mail, phones, and communications. Equipment involved in communication - printers and fax machines also get affected. So lets be more careful in communication now. Make sure you say what you...