Signs, Subdivisions, and Houses

Are you ready for Episode 8 of “Astro Q&A w/ Vic DiCara”? Because… it’s ready for you! 1) “I’m a Taurus and so-and-so is a Virgo…” 2) Is Western Astrology wrong and Hindu Astrology correct? 3) What houses represent which family members? 4) Can you share a little know fact about the houses? 5) What…

The Beautifully Rational Philosophy of Astrology

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….

Vic DiCara Bio

Vic DiCara Bio for Lunar Cafe Vic is one of those guys who reads Ptolemy and Sanskrit, and tests astrological theories by writing equations in computer code — but unlike most of “those guys” he always puts his knowledge to work in a way that is practical, beneficial, and understandable to even the simplest person…

Zodiac Signs in the Southern Hemisphere

  The character of the 12 signs is a result of three or four things overlapping: The character of the planet that owns the sign The character of the element the sign is made from The character of the mode the sign moves in The natural “house” order of the sign The character of the…

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…

Do you want to be “good at astrology?”

If you want to be “good at astrology” here is my advice after a few years of trying it myself and teaching others how to try for it: When you get a complex question, don’t try to answer it theoretically. For example, one excellent student of mine asks me: What is the effect of Ve[nus]…

The Limits and Potentials of Astrology

The Limits and Potentials of Astrology How accurate can it really be? by Vic DiCara Is it even possible to tell the future? Yes, you can even say it’s easy. I can perfectly predict what time the Sun will set or rise on any given day; or when the next eclipse will happen. I can…

Why are the astrological phases (dasa) based on sidereal stars (Nakshatra)?

Nakshatras are not the basis of all dasa systems. There are several dasa systems that have nothing to do with nakshatras. However, the most popular systems are nakshatra based. And the most popular of all, vimshottari dasa, is among the nakshatra systems. The reason nakshatras are essential in calculating the flow of time can be…

I’m Not Dead, Just Resting

A quick “PS” to my previous post about going on “Sabbatical”:   It seems that most people misinterpreted it to mean that I am dropping off the face of the Earth, and will no longer do astrology, readings or classes. That is not true. I am taking a rest, a pause so that I can…

NEW BOOK: Unlocking the Meanings of a Horoscope

Today my newest book becomes available!  In 336 pages, this book reveals extremely powerful details of how to read a horoscope in a precise, systematic and scientific manner. Spiced with a bit of humor by using the horoscopes of interesting modern figures to illustrate each technical points. The horoscopes of Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, Barack…

More Proof That I Am a Rogue

In my opinion, reading ones own chart correctly requires humility, sincerity, tolerance, patience and so forth – far more than it requires technical astrological expertise or experience. Therefore it is really good to hear from OTHER PEOPLE about one’s own chart. Here is my response to the insights another astrologer (who is not at all…