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Practical Astrology (A Simple Method of Casting Horoscopes)

Practical Astrology (A Simple Method of Casting Horoscopes)
$23.00
Item Code: NAL761
Author: Comte. C. Saint- Germain
Publisher: Ajay Book Service
Language: English
Edition: 2006
ISBN: 9788187077718
Pages: 220 (70 B/W Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.0 inch x 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 300 gms

Preface

Astrology is the ancient art or science of divining the fate and future of human beings from indications given by the positions of the sun, moon, planets, and the stars.

The study of astrology and the belief in it, as part of astronomy, is found in a developed form among the ancient Babylonians. Directly or indirectly, through the Babylonians, it spread to other nations. It came to Greece about the middle of the fourth century B.C ., and reached Rome before the opening of the Christian Era. In India and China, astronomy and astrology are largely reflections of Greek theories and speculations. Astrology was actively cultivated in the region of the Nile during the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Astrology was further developed by the Arabs from the seventh to the thirteenth century, and in the Europe of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, astrologers were dominating influences at Court.

Starting with the indisputable fact that man's life and happiness are largely dependent upon phenomena in the heavens, that the fertility of the soil is dependent upon the sun shining in the heavens as well as upon the rains that come from the heavens and that, on the other hand, the mischief and damage done by storms and inundations are to be traced likewise to the heavens - small wonder is it that a perfect theory has been developed, a theory of a complete accord between phenomena observed in the heavens and occurrences on earth.

Such a theory is here developed, and made applicable to the individual. Indeed the latter half of the book is so simply and clearly written that the reader may cast his own horoscope. This book renders a further service by giving the reader a greater knowledge of the twelve types of people, their qualities and their faults. By knowing these characteristics, one can be more tolerant with his fellow-men - appreciate their virtues and have patience with their weaknesses. Personally practiced, astrology assists one to reach his goal.

 

Contents

 

  Preface  
Chapter I. What is Astrology? 9
Chapter II. The Planets and the Zodiac, 13
Chapter III. The Signs of the Zodiac 21
  The Four Typical Temperaments 75
Chapter IV. The Planets 77
  The Symbols of Planets, etc., 92
Chapter V. The Twelve Solar House, 93
Chapter VI. The Thirty-six Decans, 107
Chapter VII. The Zodiacal Calendar, 117
Chapter VIII. The Aspects 123
Chapter IX. Yearly Horoscopes 129
Chapter X. Meanings of the Planets in the Solar Houses 135
Chapter XI. Casting a Horoscope 144
  Table of the Major Arcanes 167
  Table of Starting Points 168
  Fatidic Circles 170
  The Major Arcanes 186
  The Minor Arcanes 230
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