An Astrological Analogy

Astrology and a Packet of Garden Seeds The natal chart is basically a map of potential. Like the picture on a packet of garden seeds, it shows what you might become. The Contemporary Astrologer’s Handbook (Astrology Now) Fate and Free Will – Map to Birmingham or Kalahari Desert Perhaps the best way of viewing the fate and free will question is to turn to the subjects of maps. After all, the birth chart is quite literally a map for a…

Saturn a New Look at an Old Devil

Saturn: A New Look on an Old Devil was first published in 1976, yet it is still widely considered to be the best book on Saturn and continues to describe all of our physical, mental, and psychic limits. It appears that this book’s influence has not lessened at all in the years since its release. By placing an emphasis on the transforming power that the archetypal figure of Saturn holds, the author Liz Greene invites us to dig the treasure that…

Astrology, Karma & Transformation

The book Astrology, Karma, and Transformation by Stephen Arroyo came out to the public in 1978. The idea behind this work is to help the reader understand how astrology can be used as a tool for enlightened awareness, with a focus on how our astral-art can transform us. This book gets a lot of ideas from astrologer Dane Rudhyar, but it also looks at its subject from a philosophical, humanistic, psychological, and even spiritual point of view. A child is…

How to be a Great Astrologer

The book “How to be a Great Astrologer,” which came out in 1992, was written by James Braha. The book talks about how the planets work. He also wrote the book “Ancient Hindu Astrology for the Modern Western Astrologer,” which is the piece of writing about this topic that Western readers have praised the most. He is also the author of the autobiographical book “Astro-Logos, Language of Life,” which is about the time he spent in India studying astrology. The…

Aspects in Astrology

Aspects in Astrology was written by Sue Tompkins and came out for the first time in 1989. This book is a guide to the planets and how their aspects affect their relationships with each other.  In terms of natal aspects, it is often regarded as a veritable treasure trove of information.The author takes a psychological approach, and for each of the planets that are talked about, a full overview is given. Before figuring out what the aspects mean in terms of…

Astrology for Lovers

Astrology for Lovers by Liz Greene came out in 1986 and is still being sold today. Astrology for Lovers is one of the best books about the twelve signs. Liz Greene explores the psychological layers and traits that are part of a sign’s essence. This beautiful book about astrology has the zodiac myths in it. But what makes this book stand out is that we also get to see the dark side of each sign. Gemini’s “irresponsible-child syndrome” and Pisces’…

Archetypal Astrology

Every sign in the zodiac can be associated with a mythological story and every planet with a divine figure, a “god” with certain properties. This divine figure can appear in different guises and under different names. Thus, the moon can be regarded as Hera, Hathor or Ishtar. It can also symbolize other concepts, like the womb, the World Tree, and the underwaters. These symbolical figures have their roots in the archetypal layer in the psyche of Man, according to Jung.…

Forces of Destiny

The Forces of Destiny: Reincarnation, Astrology, and Karma makes some references to astrology, but the book is more about reincarnation and karma. It does, however, have a lot of things that make you think about what role Fate and Destiny play in your own life. An example of what the book talks about is shown in the following quote: When I took the diploma of the Faculty of Astrological Studies, I had to discuss in an essay the dilemma between…