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  Astrology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Astrology is a group of systems, traditions, and beliefs in which knowledge of the relative positions of celestial bodies and related information is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting, and organizing knowledge about personality, human affairs, and other terrestrial events.
While astronomy is the scientific study of astronomical objects and phenomena, the practice of astrology is concerned with the alleged correlation of heavenly bodies (and measurements of the celestial sphere) with earthly and human affairs.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Astrology   (4431 words)

  
 Western astrology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Western horoscopic astrology, it is based on an exact moment in time, such as a person's birth, in which various cosmic bodies are said to have an influence.
Western astrology originated in Mesopotamia during the 2nd millennium BC, from whence it spread to much of the world.
Newspapers often print astrology columns which purport to provide guidance on what might occur in a day in relation to the sign of the zodiac that included the sun when the person was born.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_astrology   (764 words)

  
 Astrology - Western   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Astrology is the pseudo-scientific study of the impact of celestial bodies on the Earth and its inhabitants.
Astrology is one of the most ancient of the surviving magickal and occult sciences, with evidence of a highly sophisticated system existing in Babylonian and Egyptian cultures.
The horoscope is an important element in astrology that interprets the character and destiny of a person or group according to the position of the planets, usually at the time of the person's birth.
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 Vedic Astrology
Astrology is a part of the Vedic literature, and has been preserved and handed down in the guru parampara, the chain of disciplic succession, since time immemorial.
Astrology for all intents and purposes disappeared in the West during the Dark Ages; it resurfaced during the Renaissance only to fall out of favor during the so-called Age of Reason.
Astrology and related subjects are valid sciences applicable to both the divine and mundane sphere because they are non-causal, rather they are symptomatic of higher laws.
www.veda.harekrsna.cz /encyclopedia/astrology.htm   (2172 words)

  
 Astrovision Online    :: Chinese Astrology
In Western Astrology, the personality analysis is done by using the natal chart, a map of the planetary positions at one’s date, place and time of birth.
Astrology was revived in the early 20th Century thanks to the new spiritualist movement, particularly Theosophy.
Astrology is the meaningful relationship of celestial phenomena, i.e, the movement of the planets through the zodiac and its actions on earth.
www.astrovisiononline.com /westernastrology/westernastro.php   (512 words)

  
 The Development of Western Astrology
Western astrology reached its zenith during the Hellenistic period, when the astrologers of Egypt were renown for their insight and erudition.
Western astrology has been in a long, slow, and torturous decline since that period, having survived several attempts to stamp it out completely.
Western astrology had a third (and even smaller) renaissance, this time in Europe, which peaked around the turn of the seventeenth century, when scholars like William Lilly brought it to another peak of erudition.
www.jyotish.net /western.htm   (670 words)

  
 Short History of Western Astrology
Astrology's entrance into Greece coincided with the beginning of the first great Greek philosophers and with the rise of the Greek state and culture.
Astrology was only one among a much larger group of metaphysical aftershock casualties of this mind bending paradigm shift.
It was primarily Clancy's venture in "American Astrology" that brought about the popularity of daily and/or weekly astrological horoscope columns, with readings of the twelve signs, to appear in the newspapers and periodicals throughout the United States and Europe.
www.geocities.com /horofree/history.htm   (1114 words)

  
 Eastern Astrology
The fact is, astrology's main purpose is to help man to chart his way out of dependence on any external influences — to become a free soul, guided only by the light of truth in his own heart.
It is interesting to note that the growing interest of Western astrologers in constellational astrology coincides with a growing acceptance, in the West, of the ancient philosophies of the East.
Western astrologers, unfamiliar with these influences, are becoming more aware that such influences do exist, are beginning to feel cramped by a science that, in confining them to such a small segment of our galaxy — the solar system — succeeds also in limiting their understanding..
www.innerself.com /Astrology/Eastern_Astrology.htm   (968 words)

  
 Carol Allen Astrology - What is Vedic Astrology?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Western Astrology was devised by the Greeks and the Babylonians around 2,000 to 3,000 years ago.
Astrology is the study of the effects of the motions of the planets on the tides of civilizations, world events, and individual lives.
It is for this reason that astrology has been revered and respected for so long and survives to this day as an extremely useful tool for the upliftment of mankind.
www.carolallenastrology.com /vedic.html   (1041 words)

  
 Hank Friedman at astrologyguild
Western clients do want to know when they will marry, move, or get a new job, and are happy with the work of their Western astrologers.
Within Western astrology there are so many different approaches that are accepted, from using differing house systems, rulership methods, and asteroids, the comet Chiron, and hypothetical points, as well as the variant principles used in Horary, to the different coordinate systems used for astro-mapping, and in Heliocentric astrology, and even in Western Sidereal astrology.
Western astrology was originally so fatalistic itself that its fatalism was the cause of its rejection by early Christians, e.g.
www.astrologyguild.com /HankFriedman.htm   (1954 words)

  
 Kenneth Bowser - Western Sidereal Astrology : Home # Ken Bowser, Astrological Services, Cyril Fagan, Horoscopes, Solar ...
Western sidereal astrology is the rediscovery of ancient Babylonian astrology, the original form of astrology.
Western sidereal astrology is both new in the West and the revival of an ancient art.
Babylonian astrology was introduced to the West in 1944 by Cyril Fagan, an Irish astrological scholar, after he had examined the ancient astronomical materials excavated from the Near and Middle East.
www.westernsiderealastrology.com   (180 words)

  
 How Vedic and Western Astrology Differ
If you are familiar with Western astrology, upon careful examination, the Vedic chart will appear to have planets aligned with the wrong constellations (signs).
For example, suppose, according to Western astrology, your Sun sign is in Capricorn.
Western astrologers who make a study of it, often find themselves converting to Vedic astrology because of its greater scope, depth and accuracy for predicting the future.
www.robertkoch.com /differ.html   (414 words)

  
 Religious Movements Homepage: Astrology
Astrology is based on many of its own concepts and definitions centered on the heavens, specifically those within the zodiac belt.
Astrology can be used to explain personal traits as well as broader life issues concerning advantageous dates, etc. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide to what extent he/ she wishes to believe in astrology, and further, follow his/her forecast.
Western Astrology: Western astrology is built around the belief that the precession of ages evolves according to the movement of the stars.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/astrology.html   (2127 words)

  
 Vedic Astrology vs. Western Astrology
Vedic Astrology is based on the Sidereal Zodiac as opposed to the Vernal Zodiac of Western Astrology.
Vedic/Sidereal Astrology uses the fixed observable stars in the sky whereas Western Astrology is more time based, determining the beginning of the zodiac as corresponding to the start of the Vernal Equinox.
In Vedic Astrology, the rising sign or ascendant, is represented by the sign which is on the eastern horizon at the time of birth and considered to be the most important factor in prediction since it is the most frequently changing aspect of the chart – changing every two hours.
www.vedicastrology.com /vedicvswestern.htm   (676 words)

  
 Vedic Vs Western Astrology
Western astrology emphasizes the psychological nature of the individual, but lacks reliability for predicting future cycles and events.
In Sidereal astrology, the zodiac is aligned with 27 constellations, or fixed star groups.
This is called "precession of the equinoxes." Because of this phenomenon, the theoretical Aries of the western zodiac drifts further and further from the Aries used by Vedic astrologers -- at the rate of about 1 degree every 72 years.
members.tripod.com /~astrosolution/differ.html   (451 words)

  
 Astrology on the Web: Vedic Astrology and Western Astrology
Astrology of any complexion uses a symbolic pattern of mathematical relationships known as the Zodiac, which means “circle of animals” from the Greek.
Western astrologers use a circular chart, while Vedic astrologers use a rectangular chart, which is of a different pattern in Northern India to that favoured in South India.
Astrology is not about planets and constellations, it is about the interpretation of symbolic figures and their meanings in our lives.
www.astrologycom.com /vedictropical.html   (1423 words)

  
 Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Astrology
Astrology (from Greek: αστρολογία = άστρον, astron, "star" + λόγος, logos, "word") is any of several traditions or systems in which knowledge of the apparent positions of celestial bodies is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting and organizing knowledge about reality and human existence on earth.
Political astrology has existed for thousands of years as well, while some astrologers use ancient methods that are supposed to be able to predict the weather and weather-related phenomena (storms, floods, etc.), which is collectively known as meteorological astrology.
In astrology, the size of the actual astronomical constellations is a non-issue because most Western astrologers use the tropical zodiac, where the ecliptic is divided into 12 equal portions exactly 30 degrees each to get the 12 astrological signs.
www.thelemapedia.org /index.php/Astrology   (2219 words)

  
 Nuova Astrologia: Articoli > About Western Astrology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
This is but a humble essay intended for eastern astrologers or astro-lovers, to explain how western astrology works and the most common methods used today by the western astrologer.
Its main objective is to give a general view of western astrology today, therefore to highlight the "keys" to a general comprehension of the methods applied in western astrology, whereas the western-eastern common astrological viewpoints (i.e.
Traditional astrology, mainly concerned in predicting material events, is of course still practiced in the West, but this interpretation is generally used in connection with the psychological or other interpretations of the chart.
www.nuovastrologia.com /articoli/about_western_astrology.htm   (2086 words)

  
 Western Astrology in Brief
Astrology explores the actions of celestial bodies upon animate and inanimate objects, and their reactions to these influences.
Astrology is therefore a philosophy which helps explain life.
The purpose of astrology is not to blame the planets for what happens to us but to learn about ourselves by the planetary indications.
www.users.on.net /~mairian/astrology.html   (382 words)

  
 Chinese Astrology
Similarly to western astrology, the Chinese system uses a person or an events birth date as the basis for his / her / its sign.
Chinese astrology is related to the Chinese calendar, particularly its 12-year cycle of animals (aka Chinese Zodiac), and the fortune-telling aspects according to movement of heavenly bodies across the Chinese constellations in the sky.
The position of the five planets, the sun, the moon and comets in the sky and the Chinese zodiac sign at the time a person was born determine the destiny of a persons life according to the Chinese astrology.
www.xtraastrology.com /chinese_astrology.html   (683 words)

  
 Indian vedic Astrology with western astrology - moon signs vs sun signs
When we compare the Indian Astrology with that of the Western Astrology there are certain general principles found in both the systems.
The Indian Science of Astrology also gives certain remedial measures to overcome mental, moral and physical sufferings by means of medicinal roots, mantras and yoga practices and Gemstones.
Though Hindu Astrology deals with all the aspects of human life indicating materialistic success and failures, it is deeply rooted in philosophy.
www.findyourfate.com /indianastro/indian-western.htm   (630 words)

  
 singingsun.com » Difference from Western Astrology
It refers to the practise of Astrology, sometimes known in the west as “Vedic Astrology” or “Hindu Astrology”.
It might be interesting to show how a famous person’s western chart differed from their Vedic chart and how the different philosophies can both shed light on the famous person’s motivations for which they are acclaimed.
Both Western and Vedic astrology suggest that the planets are constantly moving and influencing us each day in a new manner.
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 Western & Eastern Astrology
Western Astrology believes that the Sun is the most important Astrological symbol.
Western Astrology believes in the importance of the Astrological Signs that the Sun and Moon and Planets find themselves, in.
Western Astrology is more 'Humanistic' believing in the more modern notion that anyone can 'Grow up to be President.' Or as a well-known Astrologer recently said: 'It's possible to literally, change one's stars."
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 Astrographix ~ Astrology Basics ~ Western Astrology
Astrology maintains that all living things are influenced by forces caused by the constantly changing positions of the Sun, Moon, and planets that make up our solar system and the annual orbit of our planet around the Sun.
Western, or occidental, astrology is based on the yearly passage of the Earth around the Sun.
The passage is divided into twelve segments (the twelve Signs) that take their names from the far-away constellations of stars that have been named after ancient gods, people, and mythical beasts.
www.astrographix.com /astrology   (114 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".
Astrology only tells us tendency, personality and probability.
www.astrology-online.com /about.htm   (611 words)

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