Astrology, Medicine, Astronomy


 

 

There was a time when astrology was an accepted science and was part of medical diagnoses, as much as were a patient’s physical symptoms. It’s exhausting to say whether or not we’ve e-volved or de-volved, as we no longer take into consideration residing in harmony with cosmos. We contemplate ourselves too advanced scientifically to assume that actions within the stars and planets might need a serious impact on our each day lives and our health.

But are we right. Who is anyone to say that man, with his restricted brain, can really comprehend the workings of the universe, or how he fits within it. Western civilization is predicated on conquering, not understanding. But it surely wasn’t at all times so.

Astrology is among the most vital historical contexts through which astronomy developed. The Babylonians rigorously assembled tablets of the place of Venus, as it was believed to indicate omens for climate, battle, famine, diseases, rulers and kingdoms. Claudius Ptolemy composed the Tetrabiblos, believing that astrology may very well be positioned on a rational footing, despite being a conjectural art like medicine. In apply, perception in astrology meant that horoscopes had been solid for new-born kids, prospective spouses and political enemies, public buildings had been opened and marriage and different ceremonies conducted on auspicious days. Quite a few information of astrological follow might be discovered from the Roman instances and physicians routinely consulted astrological charts as part of the diagnostic process.

As an illustration, every sign of the zodiac was considered to rule a part of the human body: the Sagittarius ruled the thighs, Pisces the feet, and so on. When the moon was in the zodiac ruling a specific part of the physique, bloodletting from that part was to be avoided, because the attraction of the moon may cause excessive bleeding. Numerous medical manuscripts and almanacs embody the determine of the ‘zodiac man’ as a reminder of the particular affect of the moon. In addition, the power of the moon’s pulling energy assorted by its phases, and thus almanacs normally confirmed the phases of the moon.

What are the Elements in astrology?

Teams of signs in astrology share certain traits which can be categorized in response to 4 earthly elements – fire, air, water and earth. It helps clarify why some indicators are more suitable than others.

The Fire signs are Aries (March 21 to April 19), Leo (July 23 to August 22)  and Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21). Hearth persons are leaders, dynamic. They light up every thing around them. As a result of Fire needs Air to exist, Fire signs are most suitable with the Air signs. Water is anathema to Fire and a Water person might attempt to dampen the dynamism and enthusiasm that defines Fire.

The Air indicators are Aquarius (January 20 to February 18), Gemini (May 21 to June 21) and Libra (September 23 – October 22). These are the concept indicators, the air that breathes a spark right into a flame. They would not be tied down. They require freedom of movement and thought.

The water signs of Cancer (June 22 to July22), Scorpio (October 23 to November 21) and Pisces (February 19 to March 20) are characterized by the phrase still waters run deep. They’re emotional and delicate, given to deep ideas and conversations. Just as water can blur a picture or cover secrets and techniques within its depths, so do Water indicators have secretive emotions and abilities.  The Water indicators are most suitable with Earth signs.

The Earth indicators are Taurus (April 20 – Could 20), Virgo (August 23 to September 22) and Capricorn (December 22 to January 19). They are steady and consistent. While not as compassionate because the water indicators, they’re nonetheless nurturing. They are often inflexible (stick within the mud) and easily stuck in routines. They are most suitable with Water indicators, as Water is necessary for the Earth to properly nurture growing things. Earth helps Water include itself, which is often vital for survival on the planet.

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