On The Heavenly Spheres: A treatise on Traditional Astrology by Helena Arelar & Luis Ribeiro

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Thousands of years ago, people first observed a correlation between the heavenly bodies and events on Earth. Out of these early observations and subsequent refinements came what today is known as astrology…

For most of these millennia, astrologers used only the seven visible planets…It is out of this tradition that Helena Avelar and Luis Ribeiro have written this extensive book of astrology…Their method is the traditional and time-honored one, and includes chapters on:

  • The Planets
  • The Zodiac and the Signs
  • The Essential Dignities
  • The Houses
  • The Aspects
  • Chart Dynamics
  • The Condition of the Planets
  • The Fixed Stars
  • The Parts
  • The Power of the Planets

Using this traditional method, it is possible not only to thoroughly and completely read the matal chart but to do sowith a breadth and depth of meaning not found in the modern methods of astrological interpretation. It avoids cookbook-ype methods and centers on the practical understanding of the astrological concepts,presenting the Tradition in present-day language. In addition, more than two hundred fifty illustrations make the traditional principles easy to understand and use in chart interpretation

This practical how-to book is one of a kind, and the one that will teach you the traditional methods and you reach into the past to benefie from the knowledge of the medieval period.

This must-have book is suitable for both beginners and advanced students. It is the indispensable core of astrological knowledge and will be a significant text throughout one’s continuing studies at IAA.