the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world.
FUNDAMENTALS OF ASTROLOGY
How to Obtain Your Natal Chart If you don’t have a birth chart drawn as of yet, start here. We show you how to easily obtain a free natal chart online.Love & Sex Secrets with Astrology We discuss how to find “secrets” of how individuals approach love and sex, revealed through their natal charts.Venus in the Signs: Love Secrets Discover how you or your partner approaches love relationships.Synastry: Relationship Astrology We’ve heard that Taurus gets along with Virgo, and that sparks fly with Aries and Capricorn–but these are far too generalized interpretations of relationships. In our Synastry section of Cafe Astrology, we delve more deeply into relationships and compatibility. This is the Synastry hub page from which you can explore more articles about Synastry.The Signs of the Zodiac Learn all about the signs of the zodiac. We not only offer general interpretations of each sign, we explore the characteristics of the personal planets and ascendant in the signs.The Planets & Luminaries in Astrology The planets and luminaries have special meanings in Astrology. Learn all about the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.The Ascendant (Rising Sign) What’s your rising sign? Learn about the characteristics of your Ascendant sign, and those of your friends, family, and celebrities in this article.The Meaning of Major Aspects in Astrology Learn what the conjunction, trine, sextile, square, and opposition mean. Also, predominant aspects or lack of aspects and their meaning in a natal chart.Glossary of Astrology Terms Baffled by some of the terminology astrologers use? Find out what terms like “descendant”, “personal planets”, “quadrants” mean.Symbols of the Signs of the Zodiac The symbols, or “glyphs” of zodiac signs are listed here, for easy reference.Personal Planets in Astrology: Players Putting it all together: How do our personal planets interact and define how we meet the world?Fortune Telling with Playing Cards A simple method of cartomancy is taught, using regular playing cards. Basic interpretations for each card; ideas for spreads.Palm Reading: Indicators of Love in Palmistry We present some basics of palmistry, with a special emphasis on love and relationships as indicated in the palm.The Days of the Week Were you born on a Monday? A Tuesday? Here are the planetary rulers attached to each day of the week.Mars in the Elements What motivates people? What gets them out of bed in the morning? How do they go about getting what they want?Predictive Astrology Looking into the future with Astrology. Here we present predictive techniques — such as Transits and Progressions — and offer guidelines and tips to help students of Astrology to make sense of Predictive Astrology.Astrological Indications of Sexual Attraction We look at some of the strongest indicators of sexual attraction between two people.The Nodes of the Moon: Spiritual Life Lessons The North Node and South Node in our charts point to areas of karmic imbalance. Working on the lessons of these sensitive points helps us to achieve inner balance, happiness, and fulfillment.Timing with the Moon: Electional Astrology The Moon is used in electional astrology for determining the best times to begin a project and to time important events. It can be revealing as an indication of where a relationship is headed as well. Astrology Topics: Predicting Love Relationships & Marriage Predicting significant love relationships can be a complicated process. We present some tips, techniques, as well as a case study.Interpreting Solar Returns Many astrologers look to a Solar Return chart in order to predict issues for an upcoming year. Here we offer techniques for interpreting Solar Returns, as well as examples (case studies). Astrology and Gemstones – What’s Your Bling? Gemstones associated with each sign of the zodiac.Birthstones by Month Birthstones according to the month of your birth.Astrology Topics: Midpoints The calculation and interpretation of midpoints in astrology.Numerology Determine your Birth Path number and Expression Number, and learn the meanings of the numbers.Timing with Numerology Determine the number associated with any year of your life, including those in your future. Monthly cycles and universal day numbers are also discussed.Children’s Sun Signs and Children & Parenting Astrology focus on the astrology of childhood and kids’ personalities.Jupiter and Luck An exploration of Jupiter signs and how to enhance your luck and enrich your life experience.The Progressed Station and the Mythic Quest by Gary P. Caton.The Composite Chart as the “Final Outcome” of a Relationship Identifying the more fatalistic factors in a relationship through analysis of the composite chart.Chinese Astrology: An Introduction The characteristics of each animal of the Chinese Zodiac.Elemental Love – The four elements and how we express ourselves.Saturn Opposition Uranus and Relationships How Saturn opposition Uranus might impact our relationships.Saturn in Libra and the Astrology of Relationships How Saturn in Libra might affect our relationships.Saturn Transits and Humbling Experiences Reflections on difficult Saturn transits to personal planets in the natal chart.Mars Transiting the Twelfth House My experience of a Mars transit to my twelfth house over the years.Challenged Neptune in Synastry – Relationship Astrology When Neptune makes difficult aspects in synastry when comparing charts for compatibility analysis.More on Venus-Neptune in Relationships (Synastry) Reflections on difficult Venus-Neptune aspects in chart comparisons.Declinations in Synastry – The Astrology of Relationships Chart comparison using declinations (parallels and contra-parallels).Astrology and Conscious Parenting – Saturn in Synastry Astrology can help us see why we are reacting to others in certain ways.Compatibility – Learning From One Another When people in a relationship share a planetary combination, but the aspects are different in terms of harmony.Full Moons and Relationships The Astrology of Full Moons and their effects on relationships, in first meeting charts, composite charts, and natal charts.