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Sidereal astrology uses the actual constellation in which the sun is located at the moment of birth as its basis; tropical astrology uses a 30-degree sector of the zodiac as its basis.
Sidereal astrology is used by a minority of astrologers and bases its readings on the constellations near the sun at the time of birth.
Tropical astrology is the most popular form and it assigns its readings based on the time of the year, while generally ignoring the positions of the sun and constellations relative to each other.
www.skepdic.com /astrolgy.html   (2174 words)

  
 Main Page - Astrology Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Astrology refers to any of several systems, traditions or beliefs in which knowledge of the apparent positions of celestial bodies is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting, and organizing knowledge about reality and existence on earth.
One of the defining characteristics of this form of astrology that makes it distinct from other traditions is the computation of the degree of the Eastern horizon rising against the backdrop of the ecliptic at the specific moment under examination, otherwise known as the ascendant.
This Babylonian astrology came to Greece initially as early as the middle of the 4th century BCE, and then around the late 2nd or early 1st century BCE after the Alexandrian conquests, this Babylonian astrology was mixed with the Egyptian tradition of Decanic astrology to create Horoscopic astrology.
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 The Llewellyn Encyclopedia: Astrology
Astrology Astrology is a science that examines the action of celestial bodies upon all living beings, non-living objects, and earthly conditions, as well as their reactions to such influences.
Astrology is the progenitor of astronomy, and for many years the two existed as one science.
Exaltation A classical astrology term for the sign or house where a planet is capable of its best expression, with the possible exception of domicile (the house or sign the planet rules).
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /subjects.php?gen_sbj=Astrology   (10063 words)

  
 Hellenistic Astrology [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
The cultural importance of astrology is attested to by the strong reactions to and involvement with astrology by various philosophers in late antiquity.
However, given that the example is based on a consideration of importance to Babylonian astrology, the rising of the fixed star Sirius, the possibility exists that Chrysippus or one of his contemporaries discussed astrology in the context of logic and divination.
Assignment of planets to divisions of the zodiac is typically used in astrology for determining the relative strength of the planets, and in the case of Critodemus (cited in Valens, 8.26), in a technique for determining length of life.
www.iep.utm.edu /a/astr-hel.htm   (19064 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Astrology
astrology is an important part of the history of the development of civilization, it goes back to the early days of the human race.
Astrology was, therefore the foster-sister of astronomy, the science of the investigation of the heavens.
Astrology being regarded by the caliphs as the practical application of astronomy, all the more important Arabic and Jewish astronomers who were attached to that court, or who taught in the Moorish schools were also
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02018e.htm   (6184 words)

  
 The Watchman Expositor: Astrology Profile
Astrology likes to pass itself off as a scientific and psychological tool, ignoring its roots in pagan worship of the stars and in occultism.
Astrology originated in worship of the stars and heavens which is condemned in Deut.
Astrology is explicitly condemned in the latter passage.
www.watchman.org /profile/astropro.htm   (2020 words)

  
 Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions: Astrology
This paper is titled Is Astrology Relevant to Consciousness and Psi?", and was written by Geoffrey Dean, a long-time astrology researcher, and Ivan Kelly, a professor of Educational Psychology and Special Education at the University of Saskatchewan.
Ivan Kelly wrote another paper, called "The Concepts of Modern Astrology: A Critique", which discusses the underlying basis of astrology and its claims, and is similarly devastating in its conclusions.
Astrology Defense Kit, which is great for everyone, but especially kids and students.
www.badastronomy.com /bad/misc/astrology.html   (3530 words)

  
 Astrology
The heliocentric theory of planetary motion—developed and refined by such luminaries as Copernicus, Galileo, and Johannes Kepler—proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe.
Astrology's attempts to explain what the heavens were and relate their movements to humanity's own actions were similar to the questions many religious followers asked of their gods.
Astrology's age-old idea of human life and understanding relating to the physical universe is a beneficial one.
www.infoplease.com /spot/astrology1.html   (887 words)

  
 Dreamtime Astrology readings:astrology readings and interpretation:astrology and the meaning of the planets
Astrology is the ancient art/science of divination based on the influence of the planets in the solar system on people, places and events.
Natal Astrology (Greek for "I look at the hour") is used to determine the personality type by analyzing the astrological chart at the exact time (when the first breath was taken) and place of birth.
This form of Astrology has become the most popular and is the one we will focus on here to allow you to develop and understand your own personality.
www.thedreamtime.com /spirit/astrology.html   (620 words)

  
 Free Astrology Report @ newkerala.com, India
Astrology is how the planets and their movements in the sky affect us, as individuals, on earth.
When people refer to their astrological sign, they are merely stating which sign of the zodiac the sun was in when they were born.
Astrology reflects the principle that nothing in the universe is at once so simple or so complicated as man himself, from the simple human traits inherent in all humans at birth to the complexity of specific personality and behavior patterns of a single individual.
astrology.newkerala.com /astro   (300 words)

  
 Astrology | Horoscope | Indian matrimonial | Zodiac signs | Chinese astrology | Online Horoscope
Astrology and Horoscopes Services shall certainly satisfy your hunger to know more about your future and fate based on planetary studies.
Astrology demonstrates in a profound way how health, people, signs, planets, and herbal medicines are all linked together.
Astrology does not claim to be the answer to everything but it can provide striking insights and clues to many of your unanswered personal queries in life.
www.findyourfate.com   (1456 words)

  
 Understanding Astrology Software
By 1986, several important astrology programs were available for IBM PC compatibles, including the (then) state-of-the-art programs Blue*Star from Matrix, and CCRS and Nova from Astrolabe; and Graphic Astrology for Macintosh computers from Time Cycles Research.
Astrology Software can be divided into four basic types: report programs, research programs, calculation programs, and special-purpose programs.
You might read my article, “The Optimal Use of Astrology Software” at http://www.soulhealing.com/optimal.htm to see what other problems are caused by small errors in birth time, what software limitations are commonplace, and for tests you can employ to see if your program and its atlas are accurate.
www.soulhealing.com /astroenc.htm   (4673 words)

  
 Cafe Astrology  Astrology Signs, Horoscopes, Love
If you're new to Astrology, or have not yet had your natal chart drawn, your first stop at Cafe Astrology should be our article, How to Obtain My Natal Chart, for steps to receive your free birth chart online.
Cafe Astrology is brimming with articles, features, and tools that will appeal to people with a casual interest in Astrology, as well as beginning through advanced students of Astrology.
Sexual Astrology Learn about what turns people on -- all you need to know is the sign placement of Venus and/or Mars in the natal chart.
www.cafeastrology.com   (1306 words)

  
 Zoidiasoft Technologies Astrology Software
His course in hellenistic astrology is a must for anyone using Delphic Oracle.
He also has the most popular myspace astrology group where discussions of astrological techniques (especially hellenistic) often take place.
Schmidt Lectures for St. Petersburg, Russia Conference: Robert Schmidt speaks on the foundations of hellenistic astrology and why he believes that it is a rational construct: Part One, Part Two.
www.astrology-x-files.com   (464 words)

  
 Crosswalk - Devotionals, Christian Music, Family, Christian News, Forums & more
In Babylonia, where astrology had its origins, considerable importance was attached to such phenomena as eclipses and meteors, to say nothing of planetary movements.
When Greek culture was absorbed by the Romans, astrology assumed the form of a religion, and its practitioners began to design individual horoscopes.
While some have argued that the magi's visit to Bethlehem gives proper credence to the value of astrology, the fact is that, from a theological perspective, the obedient believer is led in life by the Holy Spirit, who was promised by Christ as the one who would guide the godly into all truth (John 16:13).
bible.crosswalk.com /Dictionaries/BakersEvangelicalDictionary/bed.cgi?number=T62   (1156 words)

  
 Renaissance Astrology Christopher Warnock Horary Astrology Electional Astrology Astrological Magic Traditional Astrology
When it rose again at the early part of the twentieth century, it was in the guise of psychological astrology, shorn of its ability to predict.
ith the rebirth of the actual techniques of Renaissance astrology, concrete and specific prediction of actual events, precise, pinpoint elections of dates and times and the beauty and harmony of Renaissance astrological and talismanic magic are available again.
he techniques of horary astrology can also be used to predict the outcome of almost any event, either in the past or scheduled in the future, for which we have an exact time, date and place using Event Charts.
www.renaissanceastrology.com   (820 words)

  
 Spiritual Astrology Healing
Astrology can help in understanding the dynamics in relationships and see where each individual is "coming from".
Astrology is a great way to learn more about personality needs...
BEYOND Sun Sign Astrology, this will tell you where the Planets were at the time of your Child's birth, and how best to nurture and empower them creatively, mentally and spiritually.
www.awakening-healing.com /Astrology.htm   (1336 words)

  
 Astrology Books: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias
When once you have discovered the cause of the disease, and understand its philosophy and the relation of the patient to the great Scheme of Nature, the matter of treatment I leave to you, and according to the System and Methods you may be using.
Maurice Wemyss has published, in the pages of Modern Astrology, numerous articles dealing largely with degree-influences, treated in pairs of opposites - 0 degrees Aries-Libra, and so on - and it is now widely held that the study of the individual characters of degrees is one of the most promising fields of astrological research....
Prodigies; Geocentric & heliocentric astrology; Hippocrates' method of judging acute disease; Culpeper's method of judging acute disease; Galen's method of calculating chronic disease; Astrology & music; Evolution & the zodiac; The zodiac in occult philosophy; The zodiac in Chirgnomy; The zodiacal ages;
www.astroamerica.com /diction.html   (1453 words)

  
 All About Astrology!
The first thing that the would-be astrologer should do is discard the idea that all forms of astrology is superstition mingled with the paranormal which can only be understood by mystics steeped in occult lore.
Today, some astrology is presented this way, but this is not true "traditional astrology".
Most all things in astrology form "logical" connections.
www.astrology-online.com /about.htm   (611 words)

  
 Simplified Scientific Astrology, by Max Heindel, HTML Page 2 of 4
Medical Astrology and the diagnosis of disease are comprehensively death with, as are also the bearing of Astrology upon evolution and the general nature and effect of planetary vibrations.
Right ascension and oblique ascension are not used in the system of Astrology generally in vogue, except in the calculation of the houses, with which the average student has no concern.
When Copernicus proved that the earth and the other planets revolve around the Sun, he is said by scoffers and skeptics to have exploded the system of Astrology which regards the earth as the center around which the Sun, Moon and planets circle.
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 Amazon.com: The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need, New Edition: Books: Joanna Martine Woolfolk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although this is not the only astrology book that your library will ever need, it is still a valuable title that should be strongly considered.
If you are just beginning to study astrology and are looking for a book with ALL the basics, this is a great start.
I'm sure that people who focus more on astrology tend to get more complex information out of the planets, but for someone just curious about their chart, this is a good guide.
www.amazon.com /Only-Astrology-Book-Youll-Ever/dp/1568332319   (1343 words)

  
 Daily Horoscopes, Love Compatibility, Astrology Charts and More: Tarot.com
Explore your astrology sign characteristics – what makes you unique, as indicated by the map of the heavens the moment you were born – as well as your potentials in this lifetime.
These unique astrology reports provide an excellent picture of what is going to be the best approach to take in your work, giving you a detailed picture of your natural talents, good times to make a move and the resources that will be needed.
Tarot.com's Astrology Channel is your online destination for daily horoscopes, Astrology compatibility, birth charts and reports, zodiac signs and Chinese Astrology.
www.tarot.com /astrology   (702 words)

  
 Astrology Insight Daily Horoscopes & Astrology Information
Zodiac signs, horoscopes, astrology, this is the place to find it all, and it is free!
There is another basic cycle to consider, it is related to the sign rising over the horizon as the earth rotates on it's axis.
It is these particular cycles that provide the basic astrology sun-sign profile.
www.astrology-insight.com   (708 words)

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