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Retrograde Planets and their Number in the Natal Chart

Why do planets go retrograde? The physics, the meaning of retrogrades in astrological chart and why the number of them in Natal Chart is important? Statistical research through centuries, unusual case studies of extraordinary people with many retrogrades and lots of graphics. This article contains the basic outline of almost all facets of my study [...]

illustrated Astrology

illustrated astrological narrations #1   The planet called Saturn had ended it's retrograde motion 2 days ago (on July/20 2014). In the sign of Scorpio, within the confines ruled by Merkury it's retrograde time was devoted to internal considerations. As the "Saturn" finally had came back to its "normal" direct motion, he desires to speak [...]

Bounds in Aries, Venus & Mars in Aries, Moon with the Node – Terrible case of marriage election – Hellenistic astrology

Some people probably saw today's sky placements [2015, Feb 21] as suitable for a conception/electional chart for starting something new. Venus joint Mars in his sign quite recently - they are both in the same degree of Aries now (in the chart I am using the Ancient Greek system of moira - degrees counted from 1 to 30, [...]

Hermes (Mercury) as the Transporter of Dead Souls and Moira in the Hellenistic Astrology

The picture is a pencil drawing from 1897, depicting god Hermes taking the souls of the heroes into the depths of Hades, by the Polish modernist artist, Staniław Wyspiański [pronounced stah-NIECE-wuf viss-PYAN-skee], an illustration from the Homer's "Iliad". Colorized by myself. The planet Mercury when I wrote the first version of this text was between [...]