It is through myth that we begin to understand how astrology works as a symbolic means of describing the universe.
Saturn as a planet represents both truth and deceit in an astrology chart, contemplating it shows the a path to better self knowledge.
In Western Esotericism we have understood the world to be one where the One creates forms through the principle of generation. This would be akin to the above. when we work with the below, that would be us, humans, our minds, we also create forms through the principle of generation. By necessity of the generation […]
The Sun is the soul, the moon is the spirit, to them we add mind. Mercury is mind. They are a trinity, for mind is the medium between the soul and the spirit. Mercury the divine being, who is also known as Hermes, is said in the old myths of the ancient occidental wisdom traditions […]
A little theory There is a duality inherent in astrology. Good and Bad. Or as we astrologers like to say, benefic and malefic. Astrology twitter recently had a field day and grand debate over whether it is appropriate to use the terms benefic and malefic in modern astrology. Of course the traditionalist love using the […]
In an article written by Jonah Goldberg about Trump he says the following, “The Greek philosopher Heraclitus did when he observed ‘ethos anthropoi daimon,’ most often translated as ‘man’s character is his fate.’” This statement, to anyone reasonable in thought, rings true on its own. The phrase ‘ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων’ is very interesting to philosophers […]
People are often trying to prove astrology…or for that matter disprove astrology. This entirely misses the point of a rich system which can be used to understand our lives and our life path. At one point I was sitting with H.E. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, who was great and realized man from Old Tibet. A student […]