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Benjamin Dykes

Dykes PhD

A professor, specialising in ancient and medieval philosophy, Ben has 11 years' experience in ritual practice of Western Mystery Traditions and earned his AMA from Robert Zoller.

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Unfortunately, as Ben is now engaging in an active period of lectures and research, he is currently unavailable for consultations, and expects to be unavailable for the next few months.

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Solar Returns & Annual Predictions

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Benjamin Dykes is trained in medieval methods of natal analysis. His solar return charts will keep your annual predictions up to date. These are powerful indicators of the upcoming year, especially as the report combines the use of solar returns with specialist techniques such as primary directions, profections, firdaria, lunations and transits.

Please note: the Birth Chart Analysis will include the first year's annual predictions. This service is ideally for returning clients and is best suited to those who have already had their birth charts interpreted by traditional methods. However, if for some reason you simply want to 'look ahead' without much in-depth analysis of the birth chart, you may order this report.

The report will indicate important periods of opportunity; when to expect ups and downs; and information on month-by-month issues. It will be organised into a number of topics - such as well-being, finances, domestic scene, friends, relationships, etc. - depending upon the themes and areas of focus that are highlighted in the solar return figure.

Delivery of the Report:

This report is only available as a recorded telephone consultation lasting 1 hour. These are conducted via phone or online via Skype (a free service) and digitally recorded as MP3s, at a time convenient for you.


The accuracy of your solar return chart is very dependent upon the accuracy of your birth data. If you are not sure of your time of birth, you will need to have your chart rectified first. Click here for details.
If your most recent birthday was less than 6 months ago, Ben will base his predictions on the year from that birthday to the next. If your most recent birthday was more than 6 months ago, he will base them on the next one, provided you know what city you will be residing in on that date. Without certainty of this information, an accurate solar return chart cannot be performed - we advise that you wait until your birthday and order a report that will run for the next complete year.


This service is available at a cost of f $150

(International orders will be charged the equivalent in their own currency based on current conversion rates. For currency conversion guidance go to:

How do I pay for my report?
We operate a service through Paypal, a very easy and secure method of transferring funds over the internet. As part of the ordering process you will be directed to the Paypal site for payment. If you do not already have a Paypal account you will be given the option of opening an account with them or making a secure payment using your existing credit card.

Payment options
Paypal is free to use and allows you to send money from your bank account to anyone with an email address in 45 countries.

How long should I expect to wait for my report?
As a general rule any traditional report ordered through this site will be completed and delivered to you by email in less than a week (or you can expect to have a mutually convenient telephone consultion arranged in that time). However, since no part of the service is automated there may be times when such a speedy delivery is not feasible and small delays should not be considered a cause for complaint. Please let the astrologer know if there is an important date for delivery that you don't want to miss (such as a birthday if the report is a gift).

Any more questions?
Read our full list of Frequently Asked Questions.


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