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  Topic: Suffering and Death
Larxene

Replies: 9
Views: 3378

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 1:30 pm   Subject: Suffering and Death
Thank you everyone for your responses.

Personally, I believe that our lives become meaningful only if we consider the certainty of our eventual death. Briefly, it is because our time in life is li ...
  Topic: Suffering and Death
Larxene

Replies: 9
Views: 3378

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 2:09 pm   Subject: Suffering and Death
Hi guys,

How do you personally come to terms with sickness, suffering and death (both of others and yourself)?

Some of you may be old, some middle-aged, some young. Yet, I am sure that most of y ...
  Topic: The validity of vettius valens anthology book
Larxene

Replies: 2
Views: 1703

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2016 1:50 pm   Subject: The validity of vettius valens anthology book
In my opinion, those things that Valens (and all other astrologers) wrote about with regards to planetary aspects are examples meant to illustrate the kind of effects such combinations will bring. It ...
  Topic: Determination of the Kurios - Porphyry
Larxene

Replies: 0
Views: 1491

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:32 am   Subject: Determination of the Kurios - Porphyry
Hello, can anyone provide me with an excerpt of Porphyry's instructions on determining the Kurios (or, Lord of the Nativity) ? I already have Definitions and Foundations so I am looking for excerpts f ...
  Topic: Lot of Marriage-Paulus or Valens?
Larxene

Replies: 16
Views: 6236

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:40 pm   Subject: Lot of Marriage-Paulus or Valens?
Intriguing discussion here. Thumbs up Keep it up guys.

Astrojin, can you give a brief overview, based on your research, what each planet indicates when associated with the Paulus/Valens Lots (excluding th ...
  Topic: Is Besiegement possible when out of sign?
Larxene

Replies: 5
Views: 2381

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 6:34 am   Subject: Is Besiegement possible when out of sign?
Thanks for the responses guys.

I was reading the concept of 'enclosure' in Robert Schmidt's Definitions and Foundations. I recall several examples in Firmicus where he states that a malefic plane ...
  Topic: Is Besiegement possible when out of sign?
Larxene

Replies: 5
Views: 2381

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:09 pm   Subject: Is Besiegement possible when out of sign?
Hello,

Briefly, my understanding is that Besiegement occurs when a planet is in between two malefics, and none of the benefics cast a ray in between them. For example, Mars in the 10th degree of Ta ...
  Topic: Serapio passage and Out-of-Sign aspects
Larxene

Replies: 8
Views: 2706

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 12:23 am   Subject: Serapio passage and Out-of-Sign aspects
Thank you for your responses.

Indeed, there are traces of this idea in other parts of astrology. However, my main concern is about -when- we take the planet's position into consideration.

Using ...
  Topic: Serapio passage and Out-of-Sign aspects
Larxene

Replies: 8
Views: 2706

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 1:08 am   Subject: Serapio passage and Out-of-Sign aspects
Regarding this Serapio passage (obtained from Robert Schmidt's "Definitions and Foundations"):

"That if one of the stars chances to be in the first three portions of an image, it has ...
  Topic: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Larxene

Replies: 6
Views: 3407

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:01 am   Subject: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Thanks for the answers, everyone!



Regards,

Larxene Xenohart
  Topic: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Larxene

Replies: 6
Views: 3407

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:40 am   Subject: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Thank you for your responses, Martin and Chris.

Since you've joined the conversation, Chris, I would like to ask you a question. Assuming that you have worked with the predominator before under Va ...
  Topic: bonification
Larxene

Replies: 6
Views: 2932

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:29 am   Subject: bonification
I believe Chris Brennan's Hellenistic course has a topic which talks about bonification and maltreatment. I am not sure if it is available for purchase separate from the whole course though.

From w ...
  Topic: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Larxene

Replies: 6
Views: 3407

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:25 am   Subject: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Hello everyone,

In Book III of Vettius Valens, Schmidt translation, Robert Hand made the following comment in the footnotes (p. 27):

"The reader should be aware that the terms 'predominator ...
  Topic: Mysterious effects of astrology
Larxene

Replies: 7
Views: 2607

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:34 am   Subject: Mysterious effects of astrology
I think that this is a very important thing actually.

Yeah, it's part of the "fate and free will" discussion, which is hotly debated and will continue to be debated for centuries to come. ...
  Topic: Decennial
Larxene

Replies: 3
Views: 2126

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:31 am   Subject: Decennial
Hello Jack,

Can you supply this Maternus quote? I don't remember seeing it. Thanks.



Larxene Xenohart
 
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