Category Archives: Recent News

Here you can read about our top news stories and special articles from ISAR members. Each week we provide new information for our readers.

João Acuio – Manifesto

Manifesto – Some considerations on astrology, oracle and dramatic function Translated by Adriana Ferreira Heery An oracle card spread is any game, operated according to chance, which is structured and speaks following its own grammar and deals with luck and its vicissitudes. Every query to an oracle produces a throw of the dice. The oracle […]

Arlene Amorim – Rectification of time of birth

The applying method The application technique is based on the tools used to interpret horary astrology. Concepts such as derived houses, applying and separating aspects, translation of light and Antiscia chart are used in my two books that aim to explain the methodology. The reasoning that leads to rectifying the time of birth, even if […]

R. Hakan Kırkoğlu – Lunation Report for November 2021

The new moon in Scorpio, 5 November 2021 Sudden confrontations, imbalances, and stubbornness could be on our agenda around this hyper-tense new moon in Scorpio. Symbolically, I could liken this new moon to the Tower card in the major arcana deck of tarot. Here Uranus indicates to us that it is a time of sudden […]

Frank Clifford – The Set of Signs on the Four Angles

One initial assessment in chart synthesis is to note the set of signs on the four angles. Are they of a particular mode? Are all four elements found on the angles? Does a pair have a planetary ruler in common? This assessment is important when considering our relationship with our immediate and broader environments, and […]

Nunzia Coppola Meskalila – Pluto

The Planet  Obscure, tiny and slow, Pluto is mysterious and hard to observe, as it moves on the outskirts of our solar system, in the Kuiper belt. Its diameter is smaller than the Moon’s. Its first satellite, observed back in 1978, is Charon, named after the helmsman of newly deceased’s souls. The Discovery  After the […]

Cassandra Tyndall – Jupiter

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. At approximately 1300 times larger than Earth, Jupiter represents growth, abundance, fortune and luck. Jupiter also has a philosophical side. He steeps us into an ideal, inspires us with a long-term goal and aspires us to become something better than we already are. Thus, bringing meaning, […]

R. Hakan Kırkoğlu – Lunation Report for October 2021

The new moon in Libra, 6 October 2021 The new moon in Libra comes with a very dynamic setting as it also coincides with the biennial Sun-Mars cycle. Moreover, this potentially bombastic new moon makes aspects with both malefics as well as Venus and Chiron. Let’s remember that the last Sun-Mars conjunction that occurred in […]

Richard Alwin Fidler – A Brief History of Astrology in Britain (part 2)

Astrology in 20th Century Britain The late 19th and early 20th century saw a revival of interest in mysticism and the occult throughout Europe and in the USA, too. This can be traced at least partly to the advent of the Theosophical Society, which was founded in 1875, and rapidly attracted adherents from all strata […]

Richard Alwin Fidler – A Brief History of Astrology in Britain

Modern Britain is arguably a very rational and secular culture in which, for the most part, astrology is viewed warily as a dubious superstition, while science is regarded as the ultimate authority in matters of knowledge. Even so, astrology, in a form we would recognize as such, has enjoyed a particularly rich and illustrious career […]