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Nodal “weather forecast” Q4 2019

October 2nd, 2019 · No Comments · Astrology

This is a continuation of my series on the “power levels” of the nodes. Readers interested in the attributed values governing the appearance of this graph are encouraged to read earlier posts in this series. The blue line represents the cumulative energy that Rahu carries on behalf of planets for whom it can act as […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: the face of America’s New Deal

March 6th, 2019 · 4 Comments · Astrology, celebrity, Instruction

In the Vedic pantheon of deities, Venus is known as the Asuracharya, or guru to the demons. Judging by the invective heaped upon her by Republicans and conservative news media alike, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seems nothing short of the anti-Christ. But maybe that’s just the price you pay when you arrive on the battlefield announcing yourself […]

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Nodal “weather” forecast: March 2019

March 1st, 2019 · No Comments · Astrology, Instruction, Science

As I explained in my initial post for this series, I’m conducting an experiment in visual display to help people appreciate the role of the nodes as proxy agents. The nodes act on behalf of planets (1) with which they’re associated, (2) by which they’re aspected, (3) whose sidereal sign they occupy, and (4) whose […]

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Nodal “weather” forecast: February 2019

February 1st, 2019 · No Comments · Astrology, Instruction, Science

As I explained in my initial post for this series, I’m conducting an experiment in visual display to help people appreciate the role of the nodes as proxy agents. The nodes act on behalf of planets (1) with which they’re associated, (2) by which they’re aspected, (3) whose sidereal sign they occupy, and (4) whose […]

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Prime malefics in homicidal charts

April 7th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Astrology, Crime, Science

Prime malefics in homicidal charts Despite our best intentions, many people find murder fascinating. And yet because it’s the worst of crimes, to rob another person of their life, we hold killers in contempt. Even as we despise them, however, we struggle to understand them, to know what quirk of gene, character or fate compelled […]

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Who’s your Dada? (astrology of the surreal)

March 4th, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, Instruction

  Dada and surrealism Surrealism, best known for its visual artworks and writings, is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s. Its precursor, Dada, emerged during World War I, and was a reaction to the absurdity of modern times, including the notion of a war to end all wars. The most important center […]

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Howard Hughes: an exercise in rectification

February 1st, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, celebrity, Instruction

Howard Hughes – man of mystery or just another case of misattributed birthday? Although Hughes’ birth time was accurately nailed down as 10:12 PM in Houston, Texas, astrologers must contend with two widely divergent birth dates for the notoriously reclusive billionaire. Astrodienst (astro.com), the go-to site for reputable birth data, provides two dates separated by […]

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Charles Manson: Crawling King Snake

December 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Astrology, Crime, Instruction

The Manson Family murders in the summer of ‘69 seared a hole in the American psyche. The Family was a cult of hippie nihilists led by Charles Manson, a frustrated singer-songwriter on the fringe of the LA music industry. In what was to become one of the first acts of social-class terrorism to date, Manson […]

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The Mathematics of Yogas, part 6: Viparita Raja Yoga

June 1st, 2017 · 2 Comments · Astrology, Instruction, Karma

Viparita Raja Yoga Not every cloud has a silver lining, but when it does, it provides an example of how Viparita Raja Yoga works. This yoga operates on the principle that, effectively, two wrongs make a right. For the mathematically-inclined, this is like multiplying two negative numbers and getting a positive, as in (-2) x […]

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Mathematics of Yogas, part 5: Dhana Yoga

March 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Astrology, Instruction, Science

It’s a truism in the medical world that the best guarantee of longevity is to be born to healthy parents. For those who take their health for granted, the next-most-desired aspect of a perfect life is to be born rich or, if that’s not possible, with a birth chart containing multiple wealth yogas. Although there […]

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