Brutish signs v Signs

Buddha. (1) Gautama Siddhartha, founder of Buddhism in the 6th century B.C., was classed by his followers as the perfect example of a divine godly man. His religion taught tolerance, universal compassion, charity, love, self-sacrifice, poverty, and contentment with one's lot. His faith was never enforced by fire and sword. (2) Esoterically connected with the planet Mercury, as the enlightened and wise one who has attained perfect wisdom. Cabala, Cabalism also Kabalism, kabalistic. (1) The...

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Applied to any body that is embraced within the orbs of any aspect to any other body more specifically applicable to a conjunction. Joy. A term employed by some of the older authorities to indicate an affinity between certain planets and certain Signs, not necessarily of the character of Dignities. The original application of the term as anciently employed has been lost in the course of the centuries, and other meanings have been attached to the term. According to one theory a planet...

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A device employed by Evangeline Adams whereby to draw Horary interpretations from a natal Figure. In applying this method one determines the Ascendant for the moment the question is propounded, and rotates the Figure until this degree occupies the East point. Acronycal. Said of the rising after sunset, or setting before sunrise, of a planet that is in opposition to the Sun, hence in a favorable position for astronomical observation. Acronycal place. The degree the planet...

Culmination n to culminate v a The arrival of a planet at the Midheaven MC or the cusp of the Tenth house by

A swift-moving planet which in transit reaches a critical position, by conjunction or aspect, and thereby precipitates the externalization of a simultaneous state of displaced equilibrium caused by a lingering aspect from a slow-moving planet. Cusp. (a) The imaginary line which separates a Sign from adjoining Signs, a House from its adjoining Houses (b) an indeterminate but small arc contiguous to the boundary-line between adjacent Signs and Houses, wherein there is uncertainty as...

Electric planets v Planets

The four fundamental natures, symbolized as Fire, Earth, Air and Water. v. Signs. Elevation. Astronomically, the distance of a planet above the horizon its altitude. Elevation of the Pole. As this increases as one advances N. or S. from the Equator, it is the equivalent of Latitude, hence is seldom now employed in this sense, to avoid confusion with the use of the term in reference to the relative House positions of the planets. Elevation by Latitude. Of any two planets, the one that...

Lord Of The Year

In an Ingress Figure judgment is formed on the basis of its position and aspects, especially such aspects as it forms with the Moon. Well placed, it is interpreted as follows but afflicted, the reverse is prognosticated. Sun Propitious for governments and high governmental officers food plentiful money in rapid circulation. Moon Favors the advancement of women contributes to the contentment of the common people good health to the honest and upright. Mercury Advances in science and education...

Planet Ruler Exaltation

(or Virgo) (or sextiles As explained by Ptolemy in the Tetrabiblos, the Moon and the Sun were assigned to the Rulership of Cancer and Leo because these are the most Northerly of all the Signs, and approach nearer than any others to the Zenith of this part of the Earth the Moon to Cancer because both are feminine, and the Sun to Leo, because both are masculine. This resulted in the division of the zodiac into a Solar semi-circle from Leo forward to Capricorn, and a Lunar Semi-circle from Cancer...