spiritual astrology

Spiritual Astrology

On a personal level, Astrologers can be of any religious persuasion. It is simply not an issue as far as the science is concerned. But Astrology itself is beyond religion. It takes no position. All the religious persuasions can be seen in the Zodiac. In fact, the...

spiritual development

The Cosmic Way of Fasting

There are many books and traditions on fasting. People fast for health or for spiritual development. The benefits of fasting are all true, but like anything else in life, there’s a time and a place for it. The saints fasted regularly as a means for getting closer...

spiritual healing

Spiritual Healing: Mind and Matter

I was having a lovely dinner with couple last night. One of them was having health issues and had undergone many months of a form of chemotherapy. The subject of spiritual healing came up. I explained that the greatest tool for healing was in their possession -...

the power of grit

The Power of Grit

I’m reading a review of Angela Ducks worth’s GRIT: THE POWER OF PASSION AND PERSEVERANCE. In it she makes the case that “Grit” is more important and IQ or innate ability when it comes to success. The book is laced with scientific studies that buttress the point....

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...