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An interesting horary about a promotion at work

On March 10th of 1930 a woman asked astrologer Robert DeLuce whether she would be promoted at work. She was apparently in a temporary position and hoped to be promoted to a more permanent post. Here is the chart: The … Continue reading

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Another example of “prohibition” in horary

In the last post I considered the concept of prohibition in horary and discussed a case example. Lilly’s definition (CA 110): “Prohibition is when two Planets that signify the effecting or bringing to conclusion anything demanded, are applying to an … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about “prohibition” in horary astrology

Recently a colleague asked a question about “prohibition” in horary, which prompted me to look up Lilly’s definition (CA 110): “Prohibition is when two Planets that signify the effecting or bringing to conclusion anything demanded, are applying to an Aspect; … Continue reading

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The Use of Separating Aspects in Horary

A colleague recently asked about the use of separating aspects in determining the outcome of a horary chart. There is apparently a view among some practicioners that only applying aspects should be used. A good example of Lilly’s use of … Continue reading

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A Classic Horary by James Wilson – will my friend live or die?

In his 1909 text on Horary Astrology Alan Leo reproduces a classic horary chart by James Wilson, taken from Wilson’s Dictionary of Astrology. In January of 1819 a good friend of Wilson took ill with fever and shortness of breath. … Continue reading

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A Classic Horary by Alan Leo — Moon in a Pitted Degree

On Tuesday August 4, 2020, a hurricane passed through my home state of Connecticut, cutting power to a huge number of residents, including me. Fortunately on Saturday (8/8/2020) power was restored With several days of no internet, phone, TV, etc., … Continue reading

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A Puzzling Horary about a Relationship

Recently I watched an enjoyable interview by Mychal A. Bryan with Ema Kurent on Integrative Approaches to Horary Astrology. Ema is the author of a recent textbook of Horary Astrology and during the interview she recounts her life in astrology, … Continue reading

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Return of Virtue in Horary

The multiple distinctions in the medieval and Renaissance literature about various types of reception in horary astrology continue to perplex me. For example, sometimes a faster planet tries to pass its “virtue” on to a slower planet, but the slow … Continue reading

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Lilly on Removing from One Place to Another

In a recent discussion in a horary astrology group, the question arose about how William Lilly utilized the 4th house in relocation horaries. This prompted me to reread Lilly to try to figure out exactly what he meant. In the … Continue reading

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Sibly on Length of Life in Horary Astrology

Recently I was browsing through Sibly’s 1817 book on astrology and studying some of his sample horary charts. Not long ago a colleague asked me about time limits for horary charts, whether they were of short duration or could span … Continue reading

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