The Historical Argument for a Sidereal Zodiac

Sidereal Origins If we survey ancient astrological cultures across the world, we find that they all had sidereal (“stellar”) frameworks, observing planet’s motions with respect to the stars.  For example, the Egyptians had 36; the Chinese and Vedic, 28; and the Babylonians, 18 important astrological constellations. Most scholars propose that the zodiac we use today evolved…

12 Signs of the Zodiac Course NOW AVAILABLE!

My new and Improved Course on the 12 signs of the Zodiac is now done and available in four formats (self-study, guided-study, group-study, and personal tutoring). You should take this course to very deeply and clearly learn What the signs are The difference between sidereal and tropical signs Why certain planets rule certain signs What…

Components of a Zodiac Sign

Here is an essay written by  a very intelligent woman studying astrology with me… A Sign is defined as the area of space that the Sun travels through as it moves along the celestial equator. Each sign is “a collection of the Suns’ locations” measured with reference to the relative movement of the Sun and Moon…

Radically Deep Fundamentals of Astrology

Radically Deep Fundamentals of Astrology Planets, signs, and houses… You’ve never learned about them in such radically sensible, memorable, and useful depth! Vic DiCara reveals the clear and threadbare logic behind why the planets, signs, and houses represent the things they do, bringing the occult mysteries of astrology into rational and systematic clarity. Based on…

Gemini – Key Symbolic Traits

Vic DiCara explains the key symbolic traits of Gemini, and WHY it has those traits – a result of combining the symbolisms of its ruler (Mercury), element (air), and mode (dual). He also clarifies that no person is a single sign – Gemini or any other. The signs are areas of space, and planets in…

The Symbolism of Taurus

Here I try to share my clearest understanding of why Taurus is the zodiac sign that most profoundly symbolizes “enduring and real beauty, wealth, and love.”

The Key Traits of Aries

Vic DiCara explains the key traits of Aries: SELF-DETERMINATION, supported by bold decisiveness and ambitious independence. He shows how these traits are, like in any sign, the result of symbolic combinations between the owner of the sign, its element, and its ruler.

“Ain’t no Virgin or no Virgo”

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…

Venus, Libra, and the Quality of Justice…

Venus is about love, and love has a certain quality of not caring for external distinctions. We might fall in love with a rich person, or we might fall in love with a pauper. Nontheless, The quality of Justice isn’t really a part of Venus’ main symbolic profile, expect in her zodiac property: Libra. Libra…

Reconciliation of the Tropical and Sidereal Zodiacs. Part I.

The universe is, quite obviously, our mother – “mother nature.” The stars and planets of the heavens are her body. The movements of those planets and stars is the “body language” or “sign language” that our mother uses to help us navigate an understand the destinies we have created for ourselves over countless lifetimes on…