Category Archives: Astrology

Combining Zodiacal Releasing with Vedic Mahadashas

Recently I’ve been re-reading an old book by astrologer Richarch Houck (13 Apr 1947 – 01 Apr 2001).  My first exposure to Vedic astrology came with reading Houck’s classic The Astrology of Death back in the 90s.  I must confess that at … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Leo or Virgo rising

There has been some debate in the astrological literature about whether Donald Trump has tropical Virgo or Leo rising.  His birth certificate gives a time of birth within a few seconds of the change of sign on the Ascendant from … Continue reading

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More on symbolic directions

In the previous post I commented about so-called symbolic directions which were popularized by British astrologer Charles Carter in his 1929 book on the topic.  In this post I’d like to look at one of Carter’s case examples. A man … Continue reading

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Symbolic Directions Gone Wild

Recently I’ve been reading through the Spanish-language literature on what Charles Carter called symbolic directions, which are known as “ataçires” in Spanish from an Arabic word al-tasyir,  meaning to move, shift or displace.  It is apparently the Arabic word used for … Continue reading

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Horary about an astrological coaching practice

Today I received the following question from a reader of this blog. Because she raises an important question, I decided to answer her inquiry in blog form.  Here is her question: “Hi Anthony – I have a tattered copy of … Continue reading

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Tragic Limo Crash in Schoharie, New York

The local news this past weekend was dominated by a horrific traffic accident in Schoharie, NY, in which 20 people died.  Eighteen of the dead were passengers in a limo who had gathered to celebrate the upcoming 30th birthday of Amy … Continue reading

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Average Daily Motion of Planets in Horary

Horary astrologers often take note of how fast a significator in traveling per day to evaluate the outcome of horary charts.  There has been some confusion in the literature about exactly how to judge the daily speed of planets.  Do … Continue reading

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