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On Astrological Healing

I was asked during my recent webinar whether I am going to teach some form of medical astrology. I keep thinking on how to better answer this question, and this post is a result of my thinking.

I am interested in astrological healing for decades (I even worked at some point as an astrological researcher in a medical institution in Moscow), and I have a number of ideas that might prove to be useful for others. But I also have a number of very important questions, for which I have no answers. I can’t teach this subject until I find answers to those crucial questions. All I can offer at the moment is to share my ideas, and I will start right here and right now.

First of all, astrology is a great approach to diagnostics. It can show you a problem, or multiple problems, in a person’s life. The basics are very simple but there are significantly more sophisticated methods available too. These are the basics:
Find planets in detriment or fall. Retrograde planets are important too. These planet…

Lunar Nodes Entering Leo/Aquarius — How Do We Understand This?

I explained what the Lunar Nodes are and how I approach their interpretation in my article The Lunar Nodes as a Life Guide. To briefly summarise this article, the recipe is:
go where the North Node is pointing, then the problems of the South Node will resolve by themselves. However, my main emphasis in that article was on the position of the Lunar Nodes in a natal chart. How do we then understand the message of the transiting Lunar Nodes?

The usual direction of the Lunar Nodes is against the normal direction of the planets so we could say that they move “backwards”: from Pisces to Aquarius to Capricorn to Sagittarius and so on. To remind you, there are two of them: the North Node and the South Node, and they are always opposite each other in the sky. It takes 18.6 years for the nodes to make a complete circle around the zodiac, so they spend about a year and a half in each of the signs.

Recently (on May 10th) the North Node has entered Leo, and so the South Node has entered Aquarius. …