Tag Archives: electional astrology

The Origin of the Via Combusta (Burned Path)?

Horary astrologers learn about the Via Combusta or Burned Path as a place of detriment of the Moon.  For example Dorotheus writes in Book V-5 on electional astrology and The Corruption of the Moon: “… a commencement is not to be … Continue reading

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An interesting electional chart

On Thursday, 12 June 2014, a friend in New York called to ask about a best time to leave for the airport the following day.  She and her husband were going to attend a conference in the UK, and their … Continue reading

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The Foundation of Baghdad — Tropical versus Sidereal

According to James Holden, the city of Baghdad was founded according the the principles of electional astrology to place the greater benefic Jupiter close to the Ascendant at approximately 2:40 PM LMT: “…the 11th century astronomer/astrologer/scholar al-Bîrûnî has preserved the … Continue reading

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Obamacare Goes Live with Postnatal Distress

The Affordable Care Act Exchanges were scheduled to go live at 8 AM EDT on Tuesday October 1, 2013.  Due to glitches in the system, the actual time Obamacare emerged from the federal womb was 8:17 AM EDT in Washington, … Continue reading

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Asiana Flight 214 and Electional Astrology

On Saturday 6 July 2013 at about 11:27 AM PDT, Asiana Flight 214 from Seoul, South Korea, made a crash landing in San Francisco. The Christian Science Monitor reports: “Flight 214 left Seoul’s Incheon International Airpost earlier Saturday and flew 10 … Continue reading

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Planetary Hours — a special announcement

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at e-books for some time and finally got organized enough to learn the basics of e-book formatting to put together a text on planetary hours, which have intrigued me for many years.  My … Continue reading

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