What is Astrology?
An Overview of Astrological Study
The study of astrology encompasses the analysis of all celestial bodies in our galaxy – the sun, moon, planets, and stars – based on their movements and positioning (usually relative to each other), and their influence on our lives. While these astral entities may not seem like part of our domain, indeed they are, as all things in the Universe are connected. And somehow, since the dawn of time, mankind has intuitively known that. The cosmos have filled us with curiosity and awe. Through the principles of astrology, we continue to watch the nighttime sky for answers, guidance, and timeless wisdom.
Is Astrology a Science?
Astrology is not considered a science, but rather a metaphysical discipline. Many of its laws are based on energetic stimulus, similar to the studies of yoga, feng shui, numerology, crystal healing, and acupuncture.
How Does Astrology Determine my Horoscope?
The varied constellations and configurations we see shining across the black expanse are used in daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly divinations. Based on your birth chart (which reveals how the sun, moon, stars, and other planets aligned on the date and time of your birth), each day of your existence is further shaped by the current celestial patterns in our sky.
How Does Astrology Influence my Personality?
Has anyone ever asked you “What’s your sign?” The answer to this question would be your sun sign, which is your dominant house of the zodiac. And your inquisitor is asking because he or she knows it will provide immediate insight into your personality.
Each house of the zodiac arises from the location of our sun as it transits through the twelve astrological constellations throughout the year. If you were born while the sun shone on Taurus, then your dominant sign is Taurus. You also have a moon and a rising sign, while others among the twelve play a part in your full birth chart – determining various aspects of your personality.
Learn More About Astrology—for Free!
The twelve signs of the zodiac begin with Aries and end with Pisces. Below is a brief overview of all twelve houses, each followed by a link to a free video class that dives deep into the significance of that sign.
What is it like to be a Leo? To be best friends with a Virgo? To fall in love with a Sagittarius? To go into business with a Capricorn? You’ll find the answers in these one-hour classes, taught by Athena Perrakis, Sage Goddess CEO and astrology aficionada of over 20 years. It is recommended that you study your full birth chart before watching any of these classes. You can get your chart done for free online.