This pioneering classic provides a new dimension in the use of astrology as a powerful tool in understanding life patterns. “The Lunation Cycle” is a unique technical breakthrough revealing the significance of the cyclic relationship of the sun and moon as phases of a larger process. Rudhyar formulates and describes here for the first time, the eight Soli Lunar types of personalities and the importance of the ‘new moon before birth’ and the ‘progressed new moon charts’. Rudhyar’s innovative presentation of the ‘progressed lunation cycle’ is an invaluable technique providing insight into how to use all life events in the actualisation of inner potentials.The meaning of specific events are viewed as an ordered series of Lunation phases, within the context of your whole life pattern, from birth to death. This is a practical and clear way to anticipate major turning points and transition periods and to understand our individual schedules of unfoldment. This groundbreaking book includes: the sun and moon as a dynamic pattern of relationship; the part of fortune as an index of personality and happiness; the art of fortune in the houses and zodiacal signs; the part of spirit; and, the planets in relationship to the lunation cycle.