On the art of electing a good moment

Masters tell us that astrologers should not analyze a horary question for themselves. In the same way, they can make a mistake by creating an electional chart for themselves. Our desire for something to happen, or not to happen, leads to difficulties in interpreting the astrological configurations, giving room to ours unconscious mind. It is […]

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Isra and Mi’raj in the Zubdat-al Tawarikh

First and foremost, I’m fascinated that a book on the natural world is prefaced with a painting of how that world is both sustained and came into being. The visual arts and astrology have long been inseparable.  The earliest star-lore was depicted visually in Sumer and far back into the Paleolithic period. The movements of the Heavens […]

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Some thoughts about malefic and benefic planets

The last Mars / Saturn  conjunction in Sagittarius, on August 24th, 2016, raises some important considerations. On the same day of the conjunction it happened there was an earthquake in Italy and 240 people were killed. Here in Brazil the the impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff  was initiated by the Senate.. Ordinary people face […]

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