Venus Exalted in Pisces

One of the most tortured and misunderstood concepts in astrology is that of Exaltation. There are two main reasons why this is the case.  First of all, modern astrologers are either unaware that a mystical system exists that permeates and underlies all astrology or fail to see its relevance. Worse perhaps, is that there is […]

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Brian Jones – Eminence & Alienation

  Most have heard of Brian Jones, if only as one of rock’s most unhinged, dissipated casualties who died in his own swimming pool as the result of an overdose at the age of 27. The fact that he had recently purchased the mansion that had previously belonged to A.A. Milne, the creator of Winnie […]

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Persepolis Recreated

This is an admirable attempt to recreate all manner of customs, technology and aesthetics of ancient Persepolis. It should be of interest to anyone curious about ancient astronomy and its relationship to virtually all other forms of culture, It also shows the routes of trade between Persia, the Middle East, North Africa, Asia Minor and […]

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Legends of the Fall & the Ascent of the Soul

There was a comment left by one of my readers remarking on the fact that phenomena such as eclipses and comets are invariably seen as negative events or even evil ones. There is a reason for this, and for good or bad, it is something with which every traditional astrologer needs to make their peace. […]

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Passage of the Emerald Comet

It cannot be anything but auspicious to witness an emerald green comet  in the region of Orion at the New Year. It was detected by telescopes in August, but in astrology we deal with the visible in our science of light.  Comets or “hairy stars” have fascinated humanity since the dawn or time.. If you are […]

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