Astrology can be literally translated to meaning the language of the stars. Astrology comes from the Greeks words “astron” which means star and “logos” which means word.
Learning Astrology gives you an exciting insight into the relationship between the relative positions of certain celestial bodies and life here on planet Earth. Studying Astrology allows you to discover more about the meaningful connection between mankind and the wider cosmos, the relationship between the movements of the planets and the inner world of human consciousness and motivation.
What you are discovering is a practice and a language that has been practised continuously for thousands of years by a number of different cultures from around the world. The earliest records of Astrology date back to the third millennium BC.
Astrology has frequently played a central and vital role in the scientific, medical, philosophical, literary and psychological traditions of cultures all over the world. From ancient Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt, through until now, astrologers have seen the stories of individual lives and great historical events reflected in the cosmos.
However, because of the developments in Science and a reduction in the studies of magical and mystical traditions in the 18th century, Astrology lost the status and intellectual respectability it had enjoyed. But now in the 21st century we are witnessing a revival and a growing excitement in understanding the secrets of the nature of the universe. These secrets are being revealed to those who study the relevant disciplines like Astrology.
In this Introduction to Astrology you will discover how it can influence your daily life. We’ll be looking at the basics of Astrology, important terminology, symbols, natal charts and the twelve signs of the Zodiac. Plus you’ll learn more about the planets, the houses, elements & modalities. As well as angles, quadrants, aspects, orbs, and so much more.