Here are the chapter & section titles for the first few chapters of my book, along with the synopsis of each! If you know of potentially interested publishers, please forward to them / let me know!
Astrology is Real???
Address the doubts about astrology being a valid and real science.
How and why astrology became fake
Tabloid “Star Signs”
The role of Mass Media
Procession of equinoxes makes the zodiac measurements inaccurate, leading to speculation
Religious and Authority figures oppose free access to knowledge and power
As a result of these problems many claim there is no scientific evidence to uphold astrology as a reality
How real astrology survives and can be practiced today
Real astrology requires real astrologers, as much as real surgery requires real surgeons. Dabbling doesn’t work.
Describe the three main schools of real authority still alive today. Explore why Vedic is the most strongly preserved and intact.
Stars That Stay Put
Describe how Vedic astrology avoided the problem of the “dizzy stars” (procession of equinoxes)
Espouse a modern incarnation of all ancient principles.
Why & How Astrology Works
Explain how it’s possible that astrology is real and reliable.
Why Astrology Works
Because we are responsible for our actions (destiny + freewill = karma) and we never cease to exist (conservation of spiritual energy).
How Astrology Works
Introduce the 3 main components of astrology: Planets, Stars & Sky.
The Planets as a Whole
Explain the planets in their role as a single unit.
Explain why there are 9 planets in the authentic system of astrology I espouse, and not more or less.
Soul – Identity
Mind – Opinion
Intellect – Exchange of Concepts
The Senses – Perception
Energy – Ambition
Guidance – Morality
The Soap Opera in the Sky
Get to know the planets deeply by understanding them as people with dramatic relationships to one another.
Planets are people, not rocks. They have RELATIONSHIPS with one another.
Rebels vs. Authorities
The two basic camps of planets
Why the Sun gets along with Jupiter and Mars
Why Saturn gets along with Venus and Mercury
How the energies of the planets in these two camps forever contest with each other.
The Sun vs Saturn
Why the Sun and Saturn hate each other: redemption through opposition.
Mercury vs. Mars
Why Mercury & Mars hate each other: selfish communication
Jupiter & Mercury
The complexities between religion and intellect, faith and science
Venus vs. Jupiter
The body/soul heaven/earth dichotomy
The Nodes vs. The Luminaries
Why Rahu & Ketu hate the Sun & Moon – Change vs. Tradition
Meaning of the Sky Itself
Unravel the meaning in the 12 Houses of the sky
The Cardinal Directions
Meanings of the Four Directions
The 12 Houses
*What* they are
The Eastern Houses
How to decode houses 1, 2 & 12
The Second House
Decoding the House below the Eastern horizon: Supporting Oneself
The Twelfth House
Decoding the House above the Eastern horizon: Revealing Oneself
The Western Houses
How to decode houses 7, 6, & 8
The Sixth House
Decoding the house below the western horizon: Supporting Others
The Eigth House
Decoding the House above the Western horizon: Revealing Others
The Houses Above
How to decode houses 10, 9 & 11
The Eleventh House
Decoding the House to the East of Up: Social Rewards
The Ninth House
Decoding the House to the West of Up: Social Impact on Others (Morality)
The Sky Below
How to decode houses 4, 3 & 5
The Third House
Decoding the House to the East of Down: Emotional Rewards
The Fifth House
Decoding the House to the West of Down: Emotional Impact on Others (Creativity)
4 Triangles in the Sky of Life
How personal human evolution occurs through the 4 elemental triads of the 12 houses
The Air Triangle
The evolution of perception through the houses.
The Earth Triangle
Evolution of stability through the houses
The Fire Triangle
Evolution of morality through the houses
The Water Triangle
Evolution of enlightenment through the houses
- Vic DiCara