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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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Mychal Bryan interviewed me about Evangeline Adams

In his podcast astrologer Mychal A. Bryan interviewed me about the horary method of Evangeline Adams. Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOR7Va_973g&t=131s

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A Famous Horary about Alan Leo

When astrologer Alan Leo fell seriously ill in August of 1917, his wife Bessie asked her husband’s colleague H.S. Green (author of a well-known book on mundane astrology) whether her husband would succumb to the illness. On page 82 of … Continue reading

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The Hour Lord (& Pitted Degrees) in Horary Astrology

Horary astrology seeks to answer a question based on the moment that a “querent” or inquirer asks a question of the astrologer. In the history of horary astrology there has been a longstanding issue of whether the querent in being … Continue reading

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In horary, can a planet in a house signify the quesited?

There is disagreement in the literature about whether a planet in the house of the quesited can signify the quesisted if it is not also the ruler of the sign on the cusp. John Frawley, for instance, on page 34 … Continue reading

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