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  Topic: JOYS
Tumbling Sphinx

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 9:53 am   Subject: JOYS
Thanks, Deb.

Yes, I disagree in view of the abundance of evidence to the contrary.

The East facing theory is all good except for one important thing – to determine months of the year the Babylon ...
  Topic: JOYS
Tumbling Sphinx

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun May 11, 2008 7:15 pm   Subject: JOYS
Hi Deb,

Thanks. Let’s see if I can clarify this a bit further.

So I just want to point out that the passage is clearly demonstrating a northern hemisphere orientation.

Actually, I disagree. ...
  Topic: JOYS
Tumbling Sphinx

Replies: 46
Views: 17059

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 12:25 am   Subject: JOYS
Another addition with regard to East being to one's right (the inversion of the zodiac observed when viewing from a SH orientation) with regard to the inverted Dendera & Tunisia zodiacs (East = ri ...
  Topic: JOYS
Tumbling Sphinx

Replies: 46
Views: 17059

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 2:46 am   Subject: JOYS
To add:

For example, the order of planetary considerations in the old Babylonian scheme was in order:

Jupiter, Venus, Mercury, Saturn, Mars.

In terms of compass directions, and that in the ...
  Topic: JOYS
Tumbling Sphinx

Replies: 46
Views: 17059

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 12:28 am   Subject: JOYS
Hello Phoebe,

Good to see you step in here, and thanks for sharing the article.

--“Going back to the idea of a switch occurring at the time of the Greeks, astrologers constructed charts using po ...
  Topic: 6th – not 10th – for work
Tumbling Sphinx

Replies: 51
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Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:34 am   Subject: 6th – not 10th – for work
Hi Gem, Kirk & all,

Sorry for late response Gem … just doing a little catching up. Very Happy

Gem: "I wonder if it's really necessary to differentiate as you do, or divide the work into two ...
  Topic: JOYS
Tumbling Sphinx

Replies: 46
Views: 17059

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:08 am   Subject: JOYS
Hi Lenor,

Thanks for the link, it helps clarify what you’re meaning. This is something I’d also been looking into a while ago. Appreciated. Smile

Actually, I'd like to see horoscopes drawn for thos ...
  Topic: 6th – not 10th – for work
Tumbling Sphinx

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Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2008 3:11 am   Subject: 6th – not 10th – for work
Gem,

don't they ultimately involve serving other people, giving something of ourselves to society? Any work exists because there are needs/demands for it; becuase there's someone who requires it.
...
  Topic: 6th – not 10th – for work
Tumbling Sphinx

Replies: 51
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Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 2:56 pm   Subject: 6th – not 10th – for work
Hi Kirk,

Thanks for your warm words & kind thoughts – greatly appreciated! Very Happy Apologies for the delay in responding.

I believe we’re very much in agreement when comes to 6th and 10th.
...
  Topic: Declination vs. Latitude in Trad'l Astrology
Tumbling Sphinx

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:26 am   Subject: Declination vs. Latitude in Trad'l Astrology
Kirk,


We hear about declination these days – some people even use it – but in the older works latitude seems to be what they used. I don’t remember coming across discussions of declination until ...
  Topic: Declination vs. Latitude in Trad'l Astrology
Tumbling Sphinx

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Views: 13657

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 6:31 pm   Subject: Declination vs. Latitude in Trad'l Astrology
Steven,

Perhaps it would have been clearer if I’d written “modern western” astronomers instead.

From early modern times, modern (western) astronomers began to mark the stars according to tropic ...
  Topic: Declination vs. Latitude in Trad'l Astrology
Tumbling Sphinx

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:49 am   Subject: Declination vs. Latitude in Trad'l Astrology
Hi Astrojin,


It is my belief that the ancients consider declination for sun and celestial latitude for other wandering stars i.e. planets. With all of the explanations above (amongst others), we ...
  Topic: 6th – not 10th – for work
Tumbling Sphinx

Replies: 51
Views: 13384

Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:46 pm   Subject: 6th – not 10th – for work
Hi Kirk,

I agree with much of what you've mentioned.

Also think there's a distinction to be made between vocation, one's calling (10th) and the day-to-day grind/labour (6th).

A vocation is an ...
  Topic: astrological models
Tumbling Sphinx

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Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:56 am   Subject: astrological models
The old model based on only the traditional 5 planets and the 2 luminaries

& fixed stars.


A similar change had happened before, when Christian writers had to face that in the Arab world f ...
  Topic: astrotheology the true roots of All religions
Tumbling Sphinx

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Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:27 am   Subject: astrotheology the true roots of All religions
"many of the links I am providing claim that the Moses and Jesus where allegories of the Sun's journey through the zodiac,"

Early Christianity was a break away from Rabbinic Judaism.
Ju ...
 
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