I have recently published a book titled The Beautifully Rational Philosophy of Astrology. It is available as a paperback or kindle format, through my website or through Amazon.com. I scientifically explain the logic behind why and how prediction of the future is plausible, and elaborately reveal the beauty, rationale, and divine love at the root of destiny. […]Read more "The Beautifully Rational Philosophy of Astrology"
How does astrology work? My book, Beautifully Rational Philosophy of Astrology, is all about this. Essentially, Astrology is a way that the universe lets us know what “karmas” will unfold for us. “Karmas” are the results in this life of deeds weve done, and decisions we’ve made, in our past lives. The planets don’t “do” […]Read more "Sexual Orientation, Evil Houses, Hellfire, and more! (Ep. Six of my Astro Q&A show)"
In just over five short minutes, Vic clearly explains the core, essential symbols of Rahu & Ketu – the causers of eclipses and symbols of sudden, radical changes. Also known as the Dragon’s Head and Dragon’s Tail or the North and South Nodes, they are two parts of the same entity and therefore symbolism the […]Read more "The Symbolism of Rahu & Ketu"
Indrani: What is the logic behind exaltation? What singles out a specific as the one that causes a specific planet to be exalted? Exaltation is part of the theory of dignity. This theory informs you whether you should give a more positive or more negative slant to your interpretations of a planet in a birth […]Read more "Exaltation and Enlightenment (Astro Q&A, ep 5)"
Vic explains the complete panorama of symbols indicated by Saturn – explaining how they all stem from the root symbol, NEGATIVITY, branching from three symbolic trunks: RESTRICTION, PESSIMISM, and BAD LUCKRead more "The Astrological Symbolism of Saturn"
Vic answers the most fundamental questions about the nature of the zodiac, showing in the process that everything makes perfect sense if the twelve signs are tropical, not sidereal. (1) Why are there 12 signs (not 13 or 342.8)? (2) Why are they all the same size? (3) Why do certain planets rule certain signs? […]Read more "Why is the Zodiac the Way it is? :: Episode 4 of Astro Q&A w. Vic DiCara "
In 2012 I switched to using tropical coordinates for rāśi (“zodiac signs”) and sidereal coordinates for nakṣatra (“fixed stars”). This was a bad career move. I was known as a Vedic astrologer, and the masses think that the sidereal zodiac is synonymous with “Vedic astrology” – an intrinsic, inseparable part of it. So, by using […]Read more "Did You Know I am a Bad Guy – A Charlatan, Sleazy Character, and “Corrupter of Astrology”?"
There are misconceptions about Virgo due to the fact that today we think of “Virgins” as spinsters or prudes. When the symbolism of astrology was decided, however, Virgins were considered the most attractive and desirable of all women. Indeed, this old idea of “Virgin” is what we should expect from a sign where Mercury, a […]Read more "“Ain’t no Virgin or no Virgo”"