From a Student, About Astrological Houses

Here is a recent exchange with Mercedes Lozano Fidalgo, a lady who recently studied my Essential Fundamentals course. I really think she hit some brilliant points, so I am sharing it with her permission. About The 12/6 House Axis: Both houses “erode” us: 12th house directly erodes the 1st house (us) and the 6th house…

A Statement on Pricing

A Statement on Pricing Many of you have been with me for several years now, and have watched me experiment with pricing my astrological services – sometimes to great extremes. Over the last few years I have tried everything from normal, to low, to donation pricing. After all this experimentation I’ve reached a conclusion. I’d…

New Birth Chart Overview is now Available!!!

I just made available a fantastic, brand new Birth Chart Overview. It features: Beautiful, original artwork renditions of your birth chart! Deep, yet clear and simple explanations of every important symbol in your horoscope. Your rising sign, and every planet in its sign, house and lordship! Fantastic graphs of the “positivity” and “potency” of every planet…

“Natal”?

“Natal” is a strange word used a lot in astrology. “Na” as a root in English refers to “original” or “point of origin.” So we have words like nature (the original character of a person or place), or nativity – “the place or situation of birth.” In fact the term is used a lot relating…

Much Simpler and More Reliable Than “Cancellation of Debilitation”

I calculate a planet’s dignity not by sign alone, but by six or more subdivisions of the sign (varga-vimshopaka). This is how the sages instruct us to evaluate dignity. The sign a planet occupies in the main birth chart is one of several signs it occupies when you take subdivisions into account. Therefore often a…

The Most Important Planet

If you look at your own horoscope/ birth chart, or at someone elses, the first thing you wonder is, “what the heck… where do I start understanding this?” There are a few ways to answer that question, and several of them are good answers. Let’s explore one answer right now… The first, most important thing…

Limitations of Astrological Compatibility

Compatibility is about relationship durability; the “glue” that either makes it easy or, by lack thereof, difficult for a relationship to persist. In a sense this talks about the good/bad of the relationship because durability is quite an important factor of any good relationship. And in a durable relationship, love is an investment that can…

Does Rahu in the 7th Spoil Marriage? Sri Krsna’s Horoscope

Recently I replied to a question, “Will Rahu in my 7th house cause me a bad marriage or no marriage?” It depends very much upon the strongest aspect to Rahu, and the condition of the dispositor of Rahu. Rahu in the 7th house in and of itself merely indicates that the native must learn how…

Jupiter Enters Aries

Today Jupiter enters Aries (the constellation, not the monthly “sign”) – along with a bunch of other planets: Venus & Mercury, Mars, and for a few more days, the Sun. Let’s forget about all the others, because it’s just too complicated. Let’s think about Jupiter in Aries. The first question always is “What does it…