HOW TO INTERPET THE LUNAR NODES IN A BIRTH CHART.
This two-part article is an excellent guide to the Lunar Nodes in astrology. Part One
explains the meaning of the Lunar Nodes in birth-charts, and Part Two
explores the 19-year transit of the Moon's nodal axis around the birth-chart. Another article, The Moon's Nodes at Birth
, examines the significance of the Lunar Nodes in the houses of a natal chart, and the importance of natal planets situated on a Lunar Node.
NEPTUNE - Mother of Myths, Glamour and Uptopias
is a fascinating article which requires no prior astrological knowledge. In it Rudhyar explores the many faces of Neptune and how its passage through the zodiacal signs symbolizes generational characteristics. The Clock of Your Inner Life
discusses the nature of "objective" time and "subjective" time; it is an excellent introduction to the meaning and significance of progressions in astrology. How To Integrate Spontaneity and Planning
shows how structure and spontaneity corresponds respectively with the astrological planets Saturn and Venus. "Venus gives to the poet his moods, his anguish, his ecstasies," Rudhyar writes, "but Saturn provides him with collectively understandable words and syntax."
MEDITATIONS ON SATURN
In traditional astrology Saturn is known as the "great malefic" - the "big bad guy". But is the reputation justified? or does Saturn symbolize organic functions as necessary as any other astrological symbol? Meditations on Saturn
takes an unbiased look at this misunderstood symbol.
The Fourth Degree of Scorpio - What Does it Portend.
Here's one of Rudhyar's most prophetic articles. Written during October 1966, in this engaging piece Rudhyar foresees a youth revolution - and a great turning-point in human evolution - coming for mid-1967. On 27 November two more contributions were added to our ongoing collection of articles on the astrological houses. The 8th House and Business
is a fascinating and informative article serving a dual purpose - it sheds new light on the little understood eighth house, and also shows how the meaning of each of the twelve astrological houses unfolds. The Astrological Houses and Zodiacal Signs
, is a popular article which requires no prior knowledge of astrology, presents the astrological houses as psychological factors
and the signs of the zodiac as energy factors
. When Rudhyar unleashed Humanistic Astrology
in 1969, it didn't come out of nowhere; rather, it was an approach to astrology he had been formulating since the 1930s. The Harmonic Approach to Astrology
, from 1948, outlines a new approach to astrology - "a rose by another name . . ."
FIND YOURSELF IN YOUR HOROSCOPE.
Want a introductory guide on what natal astrology is really about, and some tips on how to read your natal chart like a pro? Then this article is for you. It includes links to other articles in the Rudhyar Archive, so this is a great place to start your journey into the astrology of Rudhyar.
The 1954 article Astrology and the Kinsey Report
commemorates the work of Dr. Alfred Kinsey and the release of a new film about his work; Happiness in Life's Middle Years
, from 1955, is an article for everyone. Learn why as we reach middle life we need to assimilate zodiacal energies opposite to those predominate at our birth; The Planetary Alphabet - Reading Your Celestial Name
, a perfect article for beginners; Star Melodies
shows how the astrological planets Venus and Neptune symbolizes two approaches to music, it's illustrated with the birth-charts of famous composers; One Is Never Too Old To Begin Again
is an engaging and prophetic work which is even more relevant today than it was in 1967; Sex and Countersex
is a fascinating piece everyone will enjoy; we hear a lot about inconsistency these days, read Uranus vs. Saturn - The Value of Inconsistency
for a look at the flipside; and The Two Levels of Love
is a popular article from 1963 showing how love operates in two fundamental ways - one symbolized by Mars and Venus, the other by Uranus and Neptune.
YOUR LUNATION BIRTHDAY,
by Dane Rudhyar, is the first of a number of articles to be added on the Lunation Cycle and lunar factors. This four-part article is a short, popular version of some of the material which appeared in Rudhyar's 1946 book The Moon and Its Cycles
- which was a precursor of sorts to Rudhyar's seminal 1967 book The Lunation Cycle
. Your Lunation Birthday
includes links to 41 online birth-charts which serve as examples of the Eight Lunation Types.
On 14 November 2004 we added three articles on progressed lunation factors. Keynotes of Personal Unfoldment
reveals how Progressed Lunation Charts symbolize a schedule or basic framework of lifelong personal unfoldment, What is My Nature
explores your New Moon Before Birth Chart, and Progressions in Astrology
presents the theory and use of astrological progressions - including converse progressions.
CIRCUMSTANCES AND OPPORTUNITIES
is the latest addition to our ongoing section on the astrological houses. Not only is it a perfect article for beginners, it also provides fresh insights for experienced students. The article treats the astrological houses as life-circumstances, and the astrological planets as life-opportunities. "Any planet in a house," Rudhyar writes, "represents a type of opportunity which you are most likely to encounter in the category of circumstances represented" by that house.
The Natal Houses - What Do They Represent?
In this article Rudhyar treats the circle of twelve houses as the space surrounding the new-born, and how, in astrology, the houses represent twelve basic areas of human experience. In it Rudhyar also touches on why he uses the Campanus system of house division.