Zodiac – A Traditional Perspective

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European or western Astrology originated in Babylonia around 200 BC, the earlier cycle of Astrology in Europe from 1200 to 1700 is defined as Traditional Astrology. While the time, 1200 to 1500, is seen as Medieval Astrology, so the time period from 1500 to 1700, is known as Renaissance Astrology.

Over the 2,000 periods from the Greeks to the Renaissance, fantastic continuity was exhibited by Astrology and flourished until it ultimately went of fashion due to new found concepts, and new materialism around the late 17th and 18th Centuries.

The emphasis of Traditional Astrology was on the outer planets, rather than Psychology, a science which didn’t come into existence until the late twentieth Century. Traditional Astrology was able to provide accurate and precise predictions of events to arrive, by utilizing different methods perfected as well as handed down by careful observation of the heavens and planets.

The Planets equated to Gods and celestial events happened to be observed for omens, where the majority of cultures observed the heavens for clues and omens but Babylonian Religion was astral based. Traditional Astrology differs from modern-day Astrology, where in its newest form character analysis and psychological insight is much more critical than predicting future events.

A renewed interest in the Esoteric Sciences began just as before around the 1900’s, and Astrology came to be analyzed once again. Although Modern Astrology is good for the basis of a character analysis, it can’t predict with the perfection of Traditional Astrology. Furthermore , acim written in the mass media has given Astrology a bad name, because people do not trust one twelfth of a column is often equated to hundreds of individuals at one period of time.


Astrology has hence been seen as a skeptical science, because a lot of men treat it as an amusement, and also do not realise that a true Natal Chart can’t only supply an invaluable tool for predicting imminent events but pinpointing fortuitous times. The majority of people even in case they’re open-minded, could nevertheless be doubtful of Astrology’s true accuracy. However, most individuals provided with an individual chart reading will likely be astonished by its precision.

Modern Astrology has a great insight into an individual’s psyche, especially when someone is needing counselling adhering to a personal loss or in need of individual therapy for themselves or someone close. However are most individuals remotely interested in knowing the development of their very own private Psychological make up?

Traditional Astrology is broken into 4 main types, firstly Natal astrology and that examines and predicts events determined by a true birth chart. After that there’s Horary Astrology what examines a horoscope at a certain time, asking a special question.

Next comes, Electional Astrology, what examines the best times and dates astrologically about some matter. Finally Mundane Astrology utilizes an assortment of strategies to foresee functions on a national scale, or perhaps over a long stretch of time along with weather predictions.

A lecture by John Frawley about Traditional Astrology mentioned that tradition just isn’t about a restrictive following of a few stiff old rules, but about understanding and always keeping the spirit of the act and adapting it to modern Astrology. William Lilly, in his time tested various “modern” techniques which due to his rigorous (Saturnine) thinking led him to the correct results. What an outstanding confirmation of the traditional approach in our complex contemporary world.

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