This presentation provides an interdisciplinary context for understanding human development. Because the meanings and sequence of the signs of the zodiac closely parallel developmental stages in early childhood, it is possible to form a unique hypothesis about human growth that dissolves apparent contradictions between nature vs. nurture and fate vs. free will. In merging astrology with developmental psychology, the Moon, representing the relational nature of growth, becomes the symbolic bridge between the two.
This lecture will introduce you to the universal aspects of the Nodal cycles. The signs involved speak to the meaning of these Nodal Transits. The North Node spends irregular amounts of time in each sign, a condition which translates into brief or extended phases in these 18+/-year nodal cycles. They can relate to mundane events and our individual, personal Journeys… And they become very relevant in forecasting events.
Ram Das once called relationships "the yoga of the West." Yoga has a long tradition yet the rules of relationships have changed dramatically with the advent of digital communication, the rise of new relationship paradigms, and the increase of freedom in modern life. We will explore an astrological model of relationships, using examples to illuminate common difficulties and offering concrete ways of handling some of the problems that commonly arise as two humans come together.
The desire for intimacy is the goal of most people and astrology has long played a part in describing the factors that support or inhibit a successful relationship. We will look below the surface of traditional compatibility to examine the factors that encourage and discourage the closeness we seek. Some of the traditional ideas simply do not work for many individuals; we will show how astrology can do a better job to nurture fulfilling partnerships.
This talk considers the significators of wealth in a horoscope and the personal financial rhythms imprinted at birth. Through progressions, directions and transit activity, attitudes are altered and develop. The consultant astrologer can be a useful financial advisor as clients negotiate planetary cycles. In this talk, emphasis will be placed on the formidable planetary pictures of 2020, and thoughts will be offered as to how these financial rapids might be negotiated.
Each naturally developing town is growing around some central point. This point is usually found on solstice line leading through traditionally sacred places and this line can also serve as division cardo – line from which zodiacal influences could be read. Zodiacal division and influence on twelve parts of the town obtained by that way is illustrated on Prague, Central European town where J. Kepler has found that planets orbit the Sun in ellipses, Rudolpine Tables were born…
Our life in time begins at conception; however our time sense changes as we age according to a precise and knowable pattern and mathematics. Our fundamental ideas about time are often incorrect and perpetuate the wounds we carry. In attempting to heal these wounds inflicted by time, we may discover the path which leads beyond time. But first, understand for the time of your life.
Learn how pervasively this nodal theme expresses itself in every area of a person’s life and reveals the “Why” of an individual’s life. This lecture moves through case histories from David’s practice, underscoring the meaning and use of the lunar nodes by sign and house position, and using techniques and applications not covered in his book. [Intermediate to advanced level].
Vedic astrology has two distinct methods of timekeeping: those which originated in the Vedas, and the more familiar ones, used in horoscopic/personal astrology. Both are valuable and serve distinct functions when selecting auspicious times. Typically these two distinct systems are muddled together. In this class both methods will be explored and contrasted with many case studies to illustrate. Implicit in this discussion are tropical/sidereal zodiac, astrology in religious ceremonies, personal timekeeping (horoscopic/earth-centric) and spiritual (Vedic/celestial) timekeeping.