In December 2023, the second book I translated was published, “The Houses: Temples of the Sky” by Deborah Houlding. This book first appeared in 1997 and was republished in 2007 by The Wessex Astrologer Ltd. I am pleased to have completed translating this book into Japanese with the support of Taigensha (Natural Spirit Ltd.).
Deborah Holding, the author, studied at Qualifying Horary Practitioner. Similarly, I pursued learning within the very same program. Though our paths never directly crossed, this translation has forged a connection. Continue reading “The Houses: Temples of the Sky”
This December, I published a new book from Taigensha Co.,Ltd. This is the first book to explain traditional astrological prediction methods in Japan. It guides modern astrology enthusiasts with at least two years of experience and those beginning to learn traditional astrology. The purpose of this book is two-fold: to reread one’s birth chart while learning the four predictive techniques. It also shows the discrepancies between modern and traditional astrology and rearranges them as two different divination techniques. Continue reading “New Book: Traditional Predictive Astrology for Modern Astrologers”
The other day one of my acquaintances told me that she saw the morning Venus above the horizon, although a horoscope software indicated that Venus was still under the ascendant.
Continue reading “Actual Venus is above the horizon, but she is below the ascendant in the software. Why?”
The words “classical” and “traditional” have an image of difficulty. In fact, my own first impression of traditional astrology was that it was fatalistic, dark, and heavy when I started with it. This article describes the appeal of traditional astrology compared to modern astrology.
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