Category Archives: Recent News

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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 […]

Claudia Matias – Social Planets in Domicile: Opportunity to Redefine Social Values

Jupiter and Saturn are named as social planets, for it is mainly through the combination of the energies represented by these planets that are established the vision of life, the ethical structure and the forms of social action, which define largely the collective environment in each moment.

R. Hakan Kırkoğlu – Lunation Report for September 2021

The new moon in Virgo, 7 September 2021 Uranus appears to be quite active during the lunations in this period. Indeed the degrees of the new moons in the following months coincide with transiting Uranus creating a spectrum of various levels of uranian experiences. Particularly, the lunations on the 5th November, 1st February 2022 and […]

Bern Jurecic – Chronology of Astrology in Slovenia

Writing the history of the development of the astrological scene in the Republic of Slovenia is not the easiest task. The environment we are talking about is small, largely closed and at the same time very traditional, where among the characteristics that could be attributed to the Slovenian environment is primarily egalitarianism, due to which […]

Pinar Pir Soderlund – History Of Astrology In Finland

Astrology was commonly a part of the scientific world still in the Renaissance period all around Europe, also in the North. Both Upsala and Turku University gave tuition and practiced astrology in the 17th century. The Astrological Association of Finland (sas) was founded in 1964 in Helsinki. Independently of this association, another astrological association was […]

R. Hakan Kırkoğlu – Lunation Report for August 2021

The full moon in Aquarius, 24 July 2021 The Aquarius full moon which will occur on the 24th of July falls on the midpoint of ME/SA and will trigger previous conjunctions of Mars-Saturn (31.3.2020) and Jupiter/Saturn (21.12.2020) in Aquarius. Especially when these conjunctions are highlighted we need to address the events which we have been […]

Ana Andrade and Vanesa M. Chiappe – Lights, Camera and Antiscia!

Vanesa passed away unexpectedly in 2020 at an early age and this article is a tribute to her career and her contribution to the international astrological community. This article was originally published in English in the ISAR International Astrologer Magazine, August 2013 issue. All charts calculated with Solar Fire – Astrolabe, Inc. INTRODUCTION  The cinema […]

Zdenek Bohuslav – History of Spiritual Societies in the Czech Republic in Relation to Hermeticism

Hermeticism – an applied philosophy of personal development through spiritual exploration and practice of alchemy, astrology and magic with roots in ancient Greece, Egypt and Babylonia.  Today’s form of Hermeticism was encouraged and is connected with the French occultists Eliphas Levi, Papus, and Stanislas de Guaita. Through them, traditional Hermeticism was enriched by Martinism, a […]