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…

The Symbolism of Rahu & Ketu

[youtube https://youtu.be/ed_5qFM3Csk] 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 Astrological Symbolism of Saturn

[youtube https://youtu.be/Qbd-SyPMGyA] 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 LUCK

What does Venus “Mean” in Astrology?

Venus symbolizes FEMININITY, which consists of BEAUTY, LOVE, and RECEPTIVITY. Beauty involves both the senses (SENSITIVITY) and the sense objects (objects of “WEALTH”). Beautiful objects are threefold: NATURAL BEAUTY (like flowers), PERSONAL BEAUTY (appearance), and CREATED BEAUTY (like art). LOVE is typified as ROMANCE, but has many variations, all the way down to its social…

Symbolism of Mars

The core of Mars’ symbolism is energy. Energy is connected with heat. The psychological form of energy especially is passion and ambition. We fulfill our ambitions in two ways: cooperatively or independently. When our endeavors are cooperative, they come into the symbolic domain of Venus, but when we must stand alone and strive to realize…

9 Planets – 9 States of Personal Evolution

What are the Planets, and Why? Planets are the active principles of astrology. Knowledge of what the planets represent is fundamental clearly understanding every other component of astrology – so learn carefully and well! If you look up at the sky, it’s clear to see that the planets are “the active principles.” Go ahead and…

Everything You’ll Ever Need to Know About SATURN

If you were taking my course, 102 – the planets, this would be what you would be discussing with me in your eighth class, the class on Saturn: Saturn’s Sutra: The Miserable Limitations of Reality. When you cut straight to the chase, Saturn is all about reality. Reality imposes limitations and is unyielding, yet only…

Names of the Planets

He began by telling the names of the 9 planets: Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu. Of course these are translations of the names he gave. Since names are names after all, translations are not always terribly appropriate. So let’s look at the Sanskrit names the master actual gave for the…

Symbols and Glyphs of Astrology

I am a huge fan of the glyphs developed in the West to represent the signs and planets. The essential meaning of every planet and sign is encoded into these fascinating symbols. Glyphs for the Planets Each planet’s glyph is made of the same primary symbols: a circle and a cross. The circle is symbolic…

Party with the Planets: Jupiter

When we get up to leave Saturn there is no one around us. Venus is tending to  others and Mercury has disappeared mingling into the crowd. None of the other party-goers are looking in Saturn’s direction, of course. So we sort of aimlessly meander back out into the front room. Mercury is back in this…