Moon Mind Mother

Here is an article written by M.A. (who studies Astrology with Vic) The Moon: Mind, Mother and Mental Well-Being  In Astrology the root symbol for the Moon is the mind. The mind (Moon) is the way in which consciousness, as symbolised by the Sun, projects itself on to the material world, so that it can…

How To: Interpreting a Planet in a House

“I have Planet A in House N… what does it mean?” Most people approach the subject by giving a direct answer. “Oh, it means blah blah blah.” If by chance they are right, they applaud themselves and receive applause. If by chance they are wrong, they move on to the next question. “I have a musical…

Symbolism of the Moon

Vic DiCara explains the symbolism of the Moon all from a single keyword: “mind.”

Why Does the Moon Indicate Finances?

The Moon is the mind. The mind evaluates things as either “positive” or “negative.” This causes the mind to have desires for the positive stuff and against the negative stuff. These desires cause emotions, which boil down to: happiness when we acquire the positive stuff and avoid the negative stuff, and unhappiness when we can’t….

Colors of the Planets – Not So Simple

What this survey of BPHS (Bṛhat Parāśara Hora Śāstra) will reveal clearly is that the popularly touted simple color-planet paradigm is not supported in this Sanskrit text. Rather what we see is that a few colors are associated with each planet. Complexion In the 16th and 17th ślokas of the BPHS chapter titled “Nature and Form of…

Symbolism of the Moon

The moon represents the subjective mind, an entity composed of three things: opinion, desire and emotion. The most basic function of the subjective mind is to form opinions of the things it encounters via the senses, some variety of decision on the spectrum from “love” to “hate.” Opinion causes desire. The more we like something,…

Tune-Up Your Astrology with Me! Part 1 – Character

From time to time I return to my own horoscope for a “tune-up” to make sure my astrological methods are still “in alignment.” I thought that persons interested in understanding astrology would benefit from reading my notes, so I did it more systematically this time. If you follow along through this evaluation I think you…

Origin of the Sidereal Zodiac

The stars of sidereal space are a valid and important astrological entity. India (and almost all cultures) has a valid system of dividing sidereal space with the Moon as the focal point, not the Sun as in tropical space. This system has 27 divisions, not 12, because there are that many sunrises during the time…

Is it only me – Vedic Tropical Astrology???

How is it that you alone understand these things, and no one else? That is very inaccurate. I am merely doing my part and carrying the torch. Many, many important personalities before me have discovered and advocated the same reform I am championing. Similarly there are many others (and their number is growing steadily by…

Sidereal Zodiac is not Authentic

David Frawley says: “Because the tropical system is a Solar-based system the commonly held opinion is that the tropical system is better at describing the personality and psychological patterns. The Vedic system is often considered to be better at describing the soul nature and predicting actual events because it’s tied to the actual fixed constellations.” The…

Real Estate and Astrological Planets

A student recently asked: Mars and Saturn are connected with real estate.If these are in the 4th then it is not good for emotional happiness but could be good for real estate. Is this right? Everyone commonly says that Mars conjoined Saturn is a symbol pertinent to real estate. I think this concept may be…