astrologers & astrology
     
    AZ Society of Astrologers
Astrology classes
1700 N. Granite Reef Rd #8, Scottsdale AZ
Meets 3rd Saturday of month at 12:30 pm
Website: www.azastrologers.org
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                 LOCAL ASTROLOGERS
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Charlotte Zeek Benson       
602-952-1525
Has the most academic astrological credentials
of any Western Astrologer in Arizona. She also
practices traditional Veidic Astrology
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Brenda Black                        
602-494-7985
A full time professional Astrologer in the North Phoenix
area. She has an Internet radio show on Achieve
Radio She offers a monthly newsletter.
http://www.astrologyforbabyboomers.com/
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Connie Shane
                    
  480-464-2801
Your personal good days/bad days astrology calendar
 stardate905@gmail.com

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Tanja  
                              (623) 979-7428 
Astrology readings (personal and relationship)

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Introduction to Astrology
by Apollo 
 Although astrology can be considered a type of science, it falls more under the category of metaphysics—the study of that which is beyond the physical. It’s similar to other fields that are founded on ancient theories of energy patterns, like feng shui, acupuncture, and yoga. Astrology is actually a mastery of both science and the intuitive arts. As the earliest known ordering of existence, long before recorded history, astrology has been called the “Mother of all Sciences.”

Any study of the history of astrology must begin with the Babylonians, who are commonly thought to have invented it. The Babylonians left us one of the earliest astrological documents that date back to 1600 B.C.! However, it was the Greeks who are credited with the invention of the personal Horoscope (or what astrologers call the Natal or Birth Chart) by interpreting astrological placements to reveal characteristics and personality traits of individuals.

The Birth Chart is used to calculate the relative positions of the planets in the solar system on the date you were born, and it serves as a map of one’s life and psyche.

There are four major components to any birth chart: Planets, Signs, Houses and Aspects and every Birth Chart has unique placements of all of these. To delineate their meanings, their influences are combined to understand their potential manifestations in a person’s life. Each planet symbolizes an area of personal expression (the Sun and Moon are technically called luminaries, but for convenience they are also referred to as planets in astrology). In fact, astrology is just as complex as people themselves!

When a person asks your “sign” they are referring to your Sun Sign, which is the zodiacal sign position of the Sun at the time of your birth. Besides the sign of the Sun (Basic Personality), each person has zodiacal positions of the Moon (Emotions), Mercury(Communication), Venus (Love Life), Mars (Actions), and so forth. Furthermore, as each of the planets fall under certain Signs and Houses, other information about the quality and specific areas of expression as thematically represented by the Planets are revealed.

Astrology can be used as a powerful and fun tool for understanding ourselves, our relationship with others, and the world around us. We use many different tools, or languages, to define and understand our world. For example, we can use psychological tools and terminology to explore human behavior. Similarly, astrology gives us rich tools for understanding human character, and offers us a language for communicating our observations with others. It can be said then that astrology is the vocabulary of Personality.

At times life may seem like a series of random and meaningless events, but astrology can reveal invisible forces influencing us that perhaps things do happen for a reason and that we all have a great unfolding destiny to fulfill