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  Topic: Deborah Houlding Regulus Award
Eric L

Replies: 4
Views: 1106

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 5:47 pm   Subject: Deborah Houlding Regulus Award
Congratulations! A huge honor, and very much deserved.
  Topic: Dodekatemoria - Mundane Method
Eric L

Replies: 11
Views: 2450

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:15 am   Subject: Dodekatemoria - Mundane Method
I've never heard of it, but I agree that "mundane" suggests it's somehow based on ascensional degrees or something related. The longitiude of your birth chart or some examples from a publicl ...
  Topic: Nadi Astrology
Eric L

Replies: 5
Views: 2135

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:03 am   Subject: Nadi Astrology
My focus is on Western astrology (traditional and modern), but from what I've seen and heard nothing definitive on Nadi astrology is available in English. I've seen a few books available, but none of ...
  Topic: Ninth house representing the Father?
Eric L

Replies: 6
Views: 2789

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:19 pm   Subject: Ninth house representing the Father?
Honestly, for Natal I tend to use the Fourth for the parents in general and use the lots and natural rulers to pick up on the specifics for each parent. The Tenth House/mother connection didn't really ...
  Topic: Astrofox calculation of Almutin figuris
Eric L

Replies: 2
Views: 2048

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 4:40 pm   Subject: Astrofox calculation of Almutin figuris
Ibn Ezra's method also gives points to the lord of the day and the hour and gives each planet points based on its house location. That seems to be what the program is using.
  Topic: Lot of Marriage-Paulus or Valens?
Eric L

Replies: 16
Views: 7023

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 7:54 pm   Subject: Lot of Marriage-Paulus or Valens?
Just to add a little more confusion to this mix, Dorotheus (alone, as far as I can tell) reverses the Saturn-Venus marriage lots by night, a practice which Ben Dykes advocates in his audio lecture on ...
  Topic: transits, solar return...
Eric L

Replies: 16
Views: 4668

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:27 pm   Subject: transits, solar return...
Far from a dumb question, it's quite a matter of debate. As far as I know the general medieval practice is to use the birthplace; one dissenter I know was Jean-Baptiste Morin, whose astrological pract ...
  Topic: Did Lilly stack the deck?
Eric L

Replies: 8
Views: 1902

Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:21 am   Subject: Did Lilly stack the deck?
I can't say without examining Lilly's sources - it's possible if not probable that he's merely repeating something stated elsewhere, so we can hardly blame him personally for "stacking the deck.& ...
  Topic: Are celebrities a form of malignant narcissist?
Eric L

Replies: 10
Views: 2864

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 8:16 pm   Subject: Are celebrities a form of malignant narcissist?
As a social worker by education with an emphasis in psychology I am very, very reluctant to casually use diagnostic terms. That being said, the Sun, Venus and Mars are precisely the planets I'd expect ...
  Topic: 1/3 Discount Holiday Sale on Delphic Oracle
Eric L

Replies: 2
Views: 1758

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 4:30 pm   Subject: 1/3 Discount Holiday Sale on Delphic Oracle
An offer I couldn't refuse! So far I'm very impressed at the depth and breadth of options. Are you interested in user feedback? The Hellenistic options are darned near perfect as far as I can tell, bu ...
  Topic: Distributions in Delphic Oracle vs Poprhyry Magus program
Eric L

Replies: 24
Views: 6245

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2015 11:13 pm   Subject: Distributions in Delphic Oracle vs Poprhyry Magus program
While I do not have firsthand experience with Delphic Oracle, I do believe that it calculates "converse" directions in the more traditional way of directing the promissor to the significator ...
  Topic: Chart Puzzle
Eric L

Replies: 28
Views: 7171

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:17 am   Subject: Chart Puzzle
The fact that a slightly earlier or later time would make the difference suggests that maybe some quality of the rising degree affirmed his judgment?

La Volasfera is fairly negative about 16 Sagitt ...
  Topic: Astrology and false-Astrology
Eric L

Replies: 17
Views: 5847

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 2:13 am   Subject: Astrology and false-Astrology
I don't know how to argue with this post.

Not that I agree with it or find the logic unassailable. The problem is that your post relies so heavily on quotations from scriptures that it's virtually ...
  Topic: Primary Directions from Zoller's Course
Eric L

Replies: 32
Views: 10918

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 3:32 am   Subject: Primary Directions from Zoller's Course
New York is in fact GMT -5, not GMT +5. As a rule, longitudes west of the Greenwich Meridian are plus and longitudes East of the Meridian are minus. When programs like Solar Fire say that New York is ...
  Topic: Primary Directions from Zoller's Course
Eric L

Replies: 32
Views: 10918

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 12:47 am   Subject: Primary Directions from Zoller's Course
Can you give us an example of the chart you're using, what you get and what you should be getting? It might help to determine the problem.
 
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