Are you stuck with astrological mysteries or don’t know what it really mean? Worry no more. Here, I will reveal the truth and lies about astrology and show you its significance in the world.
Astrology is the study of the movements and locations of the sun, moon, planets, and stars with the belief that these bodies have an impact on people’s personalities and lives.
The relationship between celestial activity and earthly happenings is the subject of this inquiry. Astrologers are individuals who carry out astrological practice.
Application of astrology to human life is not mere guess work. it is down to the study and observation of the movement and position of the celestial bodies during the time of your birth.
Astrology is a science to discuss the influence of stars in the sky on people, creatures and the environment on the earth.
Astrology originates from the central idea of “harmony between man and nature”, and reflects the state of “small universe” through the phenomenon of “big universe”.
As the saying goes: “As Above, So Below”, the sky is like this, and so is the world.
From the perspective of historical development, early astrology and astronomy are closely related. Many famous astronomers are astrologers themselves. Such as Tycho, Kepler, Ptolemy, Newton, etc.
2、 The Origin of Astrology
The origin of astrology can be traced back to 5000 years ago,
Mesopotamian Plain, one of the cradles of ancient civilization, is also known as Babylon, one of the four ancient civilizations.
The two river basins refer to the “Tigris River” and “Euphrates River” basins (in present Iraq), as shown in the above figure.
At that time, on the Mesopotamian plain, the nomadic nations that rose one after another were:
Assyrian et al,
The primitive religious views of these ancient peoples were based to a considerable extent on the worship of celestial bodies,
Therefore, he has the basic ability to observe, measure and draw astronomical phenomena. At this time, astronomy is essentially astrology.
The Father of Modern Astrology: Aaron Leo
At the end of the 19th century, Alan Leo, an Englishman who was a member of the Theosophical Society, once again attracted people’s attention to astrology,
He started the Astrologer Magazine with his friends,
When customers subscribe to the magazine, they can send the astrolabe sky chart free of charge, which immediately becomes popular throughout the country,
By 1895, he had obtained the ownership of the publication and changed its name to Modern Astrology,
At the same time, he also offers simple astrology courses and publishes astrology related books, which are highly praised.
Aaron Leo broke the law because of fortune telling, although he was released,
However, the lawsuit prompted a major change in his astrological activities.
He originally emphasized the prediction of events and fates, but now he turns to the interpretation of human psychological personality,
This change has led to a major change in astrological research.
Aaron Leo is called the father of modern astrology.
Jung: Combination of Astrology and Psychology
Carl Jung, Swiss psychologist and founder of personality analysis psychology
It can be said that he is the most important person in modern astrology,
He attached importance to symbols and totems, and tried to associate astrology with psychology,
He makes a thing happen simultaneously on the same plane in a peaceful and synchronic way,
But there is a causal relationship between them, which is called “synchronicity”,
This non causal connection gives astrology some support.
However, many of his psychological concepts, such as shadow, archetypal image and collective subconscious,
And the non causal correlation theory of simultaneous occurrence, which injects fresh water into astrology,
It also points out a new development direction of modern astrology.
Astrologers predict an occurrence based on their observation of the celestial bodies like the moon, sun, star etc.
The basic symbols for each of the main planets are:
Sun: Confidence, self-image, self-esteem.
Moon: Sense of safety, security, values, and intuition.
Mercury: The messenger planet which oversees information-gathering, research, and communication.
Venus: The planet of love and beauty influences passions, relationships and pleasure.
Mars: The go-getter planet involves how you take action, your energy and sexual expression.
Jupiter: The planet of luck and abundance.
Saturn: The planet of rules, limitations, boundaries, and discipline
Uranus: The planet of change, rebellion, breakthroughs, and sudden
Pluto: The planet of transformation, death, rebirth, and power.
Now you know the significance of astrology and why it is important.