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Ceres Astrology

posted by AstroManda on May 2, 2016

Asteroid Ceres in Astrology plays an important role in the natal chart in relation to nurture, loss, sharing, food, farming, agriculture, etc. 

Asteroid Ceres in mythology

ceresCeres is  the protector of the Earth, and  the  benevolent goddess of all plants that are consumed for food, agriculture, type of diet, food, fertility, etc. However, a tragedy struck her. Her beautiful daughter, Persephone was kidnapped by Hades (Pluto in Roman), the god of the underworld, and taken to his dark caves.   As expected in Greek mythology which can be pretty twisted,  Hades happened to be the brother of  Ceres, and he fell in love with his own niece. He promised her all the gold and comfort, if only she will love him in return.  Ceres meanwhile grieved and raged at the loss of her daughter, and abandoned the care of her plants, resulting in worldwide starvation.  Zeus intervened and  a deal was made wherein Persephone could stay half time with her mother Ceres and half time with Hades, and this is how we got the seasons, spring and summer when Ceres is happy and winter when Ceres is grieving. 

Asteroid Ceres in Astrology

Demetra Goerge in her book on "Asteroid Goddesses", calls Ceres the "nurturing prnciple".   Ceres placement in the natal chart shows how we take care of ourselves and others and the potential for loss and grief. The aspects to Ce...

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Vesta Astrology

posted by AstroManda on April 12, 2016

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Vesta in Mythology

Vesta is one of the four main asteroids used in Astrology. She is known as Hestia in Greek mythology and is the sister of Zeus and the last born of Kronus and Rhea. When...

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Astrology of the Brussels Terrorist Attack

posted by AstroManda on March 22, 2016

Belgium suffered a tragic Brussels terrorist attackterrorist attack with explosions at two different locations (the airport and the metro), on March 22, 2016, killing ­­at least 34 people and injuring many more.  The first explosion is reported t...

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Mars Uranus Aspects in Astrology

posted by AstroManda on November 26, 2015

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Mars Uranus combo is the dare devil fiery brand aspect, and the people who have this are the passionate risk takers and radicals. We've all seen that impatient person who wants results right now, with excess energy spilling out everywhe...

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Moon Pluto Aspects and Eating Disorders

posted by AstroManda on September 17, 2015

 This is a modified version of the article  published in NCGR (National Center for Geocosmic Research) Newsletter July/August 2015

 When Moon is aspected by Pluto, emotions become the medium through which transformations can occur. So a person with Moon Pluto aspect can go through some dark and intense experience that could shake up her inner core of safety and security.

This often happens through an actual or perceived loss which instigates...

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Aspects

An aspect is an angle the planets make to each other in the horoscope. The aspects are measured by the angular distance along the ecliptic. Depending on the angle the planets make with each other, there are hard aspects and soft aspects...
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Astrological Research

Astrological Research is a systematic and evidence based study of astrology using techniques that are valid and reliable with the main purpose of establishing astrological facts...
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Midpoint Astrology

Midpoints are mathematical locations on the ecliptic at the middle of two stellar bodies. Midpoint symbolize the combined energies of both the parent bodies, and together all three form a midpoint picture...
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Chart Compatibility

Synastry or Horoscope compatibility in Astrology is the process of analyzing compatibility between two people by comparing their birth charts. This analysis gives a clue as to how people get along; communication could be a strong point in a relationship but at the same time the analysis may show that one or both of the people involved in the relationship do not feel valued...
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Predictive Astrology

Predictive Astrology looks into a person's future using many tools that analyze the interaction between current or progressed planetary alignments with that of the natal chart ...
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Astroids in Astrology

Asteroids are found between Mars and Jupiter, and just like planets, revolve around the Sun. However, they are much smaller in size.
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