Navarasa – Nine States of Mind

I claim no special expertise in this element of South Indian culture, but I do admit to a longtime fascination and deep affection for elements of traditional Indian culture. I was introduced to Indian classical music and dance at an early age and remain fascinated by the traditional Indian ability to incorporate such a high […]

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Battle of Carthage (698)

Eclipses are endlessly fascinating and there are a few ways to interpret them. This particular eclipse is extraordinarily dramatic and the visual impact, mapped is rich in significance both during the period of the eclipse but also the events augered by its duration and place of maximum eclipse. What is generally known as The Battle of […]

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The Sino-Vietnamese War of 1799 – I

The Qing dynasty (1644–1912) was the last imperial dynasty of China. It was officially founded in 1636 in what is now Northeast China,. The dynasty had been successful in most respects and was wealthy, relatively stable and feeling secure within the confines of the Middle Kingdom and beyond. On 08 August  1775, there was an impressive Annular Solar Eclipse, the path […]

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Summer Solstice – 2018

  Here’s wishing my readers, friends. family, colleagues and clients a blessed Summer Solstice! This is a time of celebration and contemplation no matter what your path may be.  This chart is set for Greenwich Mean Time, so this chart can also be used to suggest, particularly for the next three months, the mood and […]

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The Lingering Mystery of the 911 Prediction

For many people, the events of 9/11 are considered clear and fully explained. Whether these people are in the majority is another question, Still, I have no intention of addressing the still-mounting number of theories, except to point to the level of uncertainty, the improbable nature of much of the official story and the vast […]

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