Autumnal Equinox 2020

George Mason – The Harvest Moon Exhibited 1872. Tate Gallery The Autumnal Equinox is one of the four Ingress charts at the core of Mundane astrological consideration. Using the Tropical zodiac, they line up to the four Cardinal points that mark the beginning of each season. The Autumn begins in the element of Air. At […]

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PURUṢĀRTHA – LES QUATRE PILIERS

[This is a French translation of the original article published in English April 2, 2019.] Le terme astrologie classique est souvent utilisé de manière assez étroite. Le fait est que nous découvrons vraiment la convergence de différentes cultures, de l’helléniste au persan et les deux à l’indien. Babylonien et égyptien. Il n’y a pas de […]

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2020 Virgo Ingress of the Sun

I rarely post on ingress charts other than the four cardinal Ingresses – the solstice and equinox events. Bot this is no ordinary year, by anyone’s standards and I’m there for watching the unfolding patterns that precede the Great Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in Aquarius, an event that will have repercussions not only until […]

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SIRIUS – HELIACAL RISING & SETTING – 800 BC – 2000 AD

[The first part of this article was first published in 2003 as a page in a previous incarnation of The Classical Astrologer. The present article contains some very minor refinements and an  Addendum, intended as a brief expansion on the significance of the annual event.] Sirius is a first magnitude star (HR 2491 HD 48915 […]

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Musings on Comet Neowise

I employ the title of this piece advisedly. It consists of musings, a simple series of notes and observations on an extraordinary event. This is the brightest and most significant comet in 25 years. At that time, Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp discovered Comet Hale–Bopp separately on July 23, 1995, before it became visible to […]

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New Moon in Cancer

This a simple heads up to a rather significant lunation as the Sun is about to leave Cancer. For many people, a New Moon refers to when it becomes visible again. However, with the Sun conjoining with the Moon, this is also the Dark of the Moon because it cannot be seen. This conjunction is […]

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PARAPEGMA – STELLAR, PLANETARY & LUMINARY PHASES

Some form of time-keeping has been essential to humanity from the earliest times. Most fundamental to this is the recognition of seasons and the phases of the Moon. The ability to predict the occurrence associated with much larger cycles required reference to the movement of the planets and their various phases and stations. The conjunction […]

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Full Thunder Moon : Appulse Lunar Eclipse July 04/05 2020

This eclipse is not one to which I would normally pay a great deal of attention  It will be a faint Appulse Lunar Eclipse This particular Moon is dubbed the Thunder or Buck Moon. It will be (barely) visible throughout South America, North America and part of northwestern Africa. This occurs two weeks after an […]

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RAHU KETU & NAKSHATRAS POUR L’ASTROLOGUE HELLÉNISTIQUE

Vishnu et Lakshmi on_Shesha Naga, Lakshmi stimule le rêve de la création. Ceci est une continuation du mysticisme astrologique dans The Surya Siddhanta. Depuis que cet article a été écrit il y a plusieurs mois, j’ai réussi à obtenir d’autres textes sur l’astrologie indienne qui ont permis d’expliquer ou de combler des lacunes apparentes. J’ai également eu […]

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Saturn & Moloch – Spirit of the Age

    I recently stumbled upon an article that confirmed that a large statue of Moloch had been placed at the entry to the Colosseum in Rome, best known as the site of Christians sacrificed to wild animals and gladiators for entertainment and as an admonition that Christianity was an enemy of Rome – to […]

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