Vedic, or Jyotish astrology, has its roots in Indian and Hindu culture, making it markedly different from its Western counterparts. The author of this book explains how it can be used, and how it shouldn't be used, in this introduction. Complete instructions, easy to understand. Charts. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
The Goddess Venus has long been an inspiration to artists, writers and composers, while the word 'Venus' itself conjures up images of the perfect woman - an ideal of feminine beauty. This image works not only to dictate a certain aesthetic ideal, but also distorts the original goddesses of love and fertility from whom Venus and Aphrodite are descended.
The sign of your birth may be the key to your health. Have you ever wondered why one person seems prone to back and neck pain, while another is always suffering from colds and fevers--despite similar environments, work habits, and nutrition? The answer could be as simple as the day you were born. In Healing Signs, internationally recognized astrologer Ronnie Gale Dreyer explores why the planets affect the human body, and how, by understanding this relationship, one can experience a higher standard of health and well-being than ever before. Perfect for the astrological novice and expert alike, Healing Signs outlines the fundamentals of astrology and explains why and how a person's sign profou...
A penetrating astrological reading... how does the astrologer do it? Watch twelve experts representing twelve different astrological traditions interpret the same natal chart, blind! All they knew was the birth data of the woman whose birthchart they analysed. Read how each one applies his or her real-world techniques, just as they would with a client. To deepen your understanding, all of them explain their underlying interpretative strategies, and answer ten pressing questions about their work. A unique and groundbreaking astrological study that includes an autobiography by the birthchart's subject -- readers can see how well each interpretation fit. Includes interpretations by: Demetra George, Evelyn Roberts, Gary Christen, Hadley Fitzgerald, John Marchesella, Ken Bowser, Kim Rogers-Gallagher, Robert Hand, Robert Schmidt, Ronnie Gale Dreyer, Steven Forrest, and Wendy Ashley.
The scientific, historic, and popular basis behind the ancient art of astrology is explored in this comprehensive reference. The guide also includes a table of astrological glyphs and abbreviations, a section on casting a chart, and a chapter that explains and interprets every planet in every house and sign.
A comprehensive guide to understanding and practicing Vedic astrology, the art of jyotish. • Teaches beginners how to read and interpret Vedic astrology charts, based on their own birth chart as well as the birth charts of 112 notable people. • Shows how to use Vedic astrology to anticipate upcoming events and direct the cosmic energies of one's life toward a positive future outcome. For over 5,000 years the people of India have used jyotish, or Vedic astrology, to anticipate future influences and make major decisions. Now Andrew Bloomfield brings this increasingly popular tool to the West in an easy-to-follow, comprehensive format, providing the reader with everything needed to practice...
"The Future of Astrology" is a selection of essays written by some of the foremost astrologers in the world today. Topics explored include astrology and scientific research, psychology, biology, and economics; science versus astrology; the professionalism of practitioners; the politics of astrology; the insights offered by esoteric astrology; astrological organizations; astrology as a science; the role of counseling; and astrological predictions about the future of our world.