House Eighth

Release from personal limitations through human interchange the Realm of Birth and Rebirth of evolution through the suffering incident to all human experience regeneration through enlargement of viewpoint, both spiritual and mental and the subjugation of the personal Self -- a difficult process since so few realize the horror of its impact upon the mind and consciousness. It has to do with effects of an involuntary nature, such as the healing crisis preceding either recovery or...

House Eleventh

In a Nativity One finds here the externalization of the native's social position the nature and characteristics of his circle of acquaintances and friends his ideals with respect to human and therefore social relationships his hopes, wishes, projects and ambitions the reformer's dreams and his efforts to realize them flatterers and their machinations to a certain extent the imagination his sons and his daughters-in-law. Its Lord and the planets tenanting it are an index to his idea of happiness...

List Of Periodic Comets

The following lists of comets afford a basis for their further study Periodic Comets Period Distance from Sun* Incl. to Ecliptic Perihelion In terms of Earth's Mean Distance. Cunningham's Comet, first observed in 1940, had a tail of an estimated length of 60 million miles, pointing directly upward. It was of a magnitude of 1.7. Halley's Comet, 1835 and 1910, is the most historic comet. Every appearance has been traced back to 240 B.C. The head of Holmes's Comet had a diameter in excess of a...

First Decan Second Decan Third Decan

Aries Mars Sun Venus Taurus Mercury Moon Saturn Gemini Jupiter Mars Sun Cancer Venus Mercury Moon Leo Saturn Jupiter Mars Virgo Sun Venus Mercury Libra Moon Saturn Jupiter Scorpio Mars Sun Venus Sagittarius Mercury Moon Saturn The other method employs the Ruler of the Sign as specifically the Ruler of the First Decan, with the Second and Third Decans associated with the Rulers of the other two Signs of the same triplicity. Thus the First or Aries Decan of Aries is ruled by Mars the Second or...

Certain Dignities specifically ascribed to Fortuna are

Conj., Cor Asc. or Partile conj., Jupiter or Conj., Not In Taurus or Besieged by Jupiter and In Cancer, Leo, Libra, or 4th, 7th, or 11th Partile trine, Venus or Partile conj., North In 2nd or 5th Partile sextile, Jupiter or In 9th 3rd In Term of Venus or The Debilities ascribed to Fortuna are Conj., Caput Besieged by Mars and 12th In Scorpio, Capricorn, or Partile conj., Mars or 6th or 8th Opposition, Mars or Partile conj., South In Partile square, Mars or Term of Mars or The totals of the...

Exaltation Aries 19Taurus 3Virgo

Fall Libra 19 Scorpio 3 Pisces 15 Exaltation Cancer 15 Libra 21 Gemini 3 Fall Capricorn 15 Aries 21 Sagittarius 3 Wemyss attributes the rulership of Pisces to the asteroids probably fragments of what once was or was intended to be a planet between the Earth and Mars. Thereby he explains the lack of a consciousness of Destiny which is an outstanding feature of the Pisces nature. Most authorities attribute to an Essential Dignity the force of a harmonious aspect, and to a Debility that of an...

Heliarc v Geoarc

A Solar Figure based on the Earth's annual revolution around the Sun, employing the Sun's position as an ascendant degree. In a Heliarc Figure each heliarc consists of 30 . v. Geoarc Figure. Heliocentric. The Sun as a center. The science of Astrology is largely based on geocentric observations, since it treats of cosmic forces as perceived or received by an inhabitant of the Earth. Some authorities believe that heliocentric considerations may contribute added testimony of...

House Fifth

The conception of offspring hence the exteriorization of Self through all manner of creative and procreative urges and activities recreational, and other pleasurable impulses of mind and heart mental offspring, such as creative, artistic or literary output gambling and financial speculations the operations of the laws of chance - in so far as its effects are under the native's control. As the abode of the heart, it has to do with all impulses arising therefrom, hence all...

Individual Houses v Houses

The minor planets, those whose orbits are within that of the Earth viz. Mercury and Venus. v. Planets. Infortunes. Mars and Saturn. v. Planets, Malefic. Ingress. Said of the entry of any orbital body into a Sign, or a quadrant. The Sun makes an ingress into the Cardinal Signs at the equinoxes and solstices. The planets also have their ingresses into the various Signs, which result in certain alterations of their influence. Initiating Signs. The first Sign of each season of the...

Degrees Individual Aquarius accurate 1925 add 1 5for 2002 positions of fixed stars etc

(Abbreviations nebr nebulae cl, cluster v, variable.) Aquarius. 0 9' 48 59'N (3) Albirco, Beta Cygni. (Venus Mercury) Beauty a lovable disposition resigned to Fate. 0 39' 29 18'N (1) Altair, Alpha Aquilae. (Mars Jupiter -Uranus Mercury sextile Sun) Bold, confident, unyielding, liberal, valiant sudden, but ephemeral wealth a position of command danger from reptiles. 2 42' 6 58'N (4) Giedi, Alpha Capricorni a multiple star, yellow, ash, lilac. (Venus Mars - Venus sextile Uranus - Venus Mercury)...

Degrees Operative

Names have been given to these Aspects, as follows 0 , Prominence 30 , Growth 45 , Friction 60 , Opportunity 90 , Obstacle 120 , Luck 135 , Agitation 150 , Expansion 180 , Separation. Quintile. A group of aspects, introduced by Kepler, based on a division of one-fifth of the circle. They have had limited adoption, and their value is chiefly in directions. They are Quintile (one-fifth of 360 ) 72 Decile or Semi-Decile, or Vigintile 18 Combust. Said of a planet closer than 5 to the Sun. It...

House Twelfth

This is the arena wherein transpires the combat against the inertia inherent in all forms of society - the limiting power of the level of race consciousness. Here are expressed the innermost and secret emotions the source and nature of hidden and underhanded opposition imprisonment, hospitalization the uncles and aunts on the mother's side (v. Fourth House) the secret effects ot sins of omission and commission - defects of character that make necessary a spiritual rebirth. Since...

Day Home PlanetNight Home

Sagittarius Jupiter Pisces A person born by night, with the Sun below the horizon, looks to the Night Homes of the planets to be the stronger if born with the Sun above the horizon, the Day Homes. The moderns have thrown this into confusion in an effort to ascribe rulerships to the newly-discovered planets - Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Many authorities prefer however to consider these as second-octave planets Uranus of Mercury, Neptune of Venus, and Pluto of Mars. Other systems of rulership...

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...

J

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...

O P

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...

Duration of Life v Hyleg

Signs, Subdivisions of. Dysis. The western angle or point of setting. v. Houses. Eagle. 1 Aquilla. A small constellation located approx. Capricorn 29 sometimes called the Vulture. 2 Frequently associated with the sign Scorpio, as seen in the wings of the Sphinx qv. . The sharp eyes and aquiline nose of the pure Scorpio person thoroughly stress the connotation. 3 By the Greeks and Persians, the Eagle was held sacred to the Sun and Jupiter. Earth Shine. The dimly lit surface of...