•    
    惑星の現在位置
    2016年10月1日, 05:22 世界時
    太陽827'48"3s21
    1051'24"2s01
    水星2058'44"4n58
    金星916' 9"14s48
    火星233'32"25s49
    木星441' 5"0n51
    土星1137'58"20s45
    天王星234'42"r8n23
    海王星952'57"r8s41
    冥王星1455'57"21s25
    月の交点1239' 5"r6n49
    カイロン2212'31"r0n55
    記号の説明
    現在のチャート
| マイ・アストロ | Forum | FAQ

Liz Greene: Astrology is an Art

Astrology is an art, rather than a science or a system of religious beliefs. But what, then, is art? The artist mediates between different dimensions of life. The images, sounds, words and forms which the artist utilises are languages which can communicate the meaningful patterns of levels of reality which would otherwise be incomprehensible or incommunicable to the rational mind. When we are affected by art, it is because the work speaks to us on many levels: intellectual, intuitive, emotional, visceral. The symbols of astrology touch chords in us on so many different levels that it is not possible to ever exhaust its mystery. This is the nature of symbols, and astrology is a symbolic language.

So the astrologer can, in viewing one person's horoscope, see Mars as a symbol of unexpressed and unconscious aggression and rage; in another person's horoscope, as a symbol of motivating power, courage and initiative; in another person's horoscope, as an expression of headaches, rashes and other somatised signals of internal tension, anger and stress which are not being dealt with; and in yet another person's horoscope, as a symbol of a particular kind of person or event that the individual is likely to meet in the outside world. All these are "true" interpretations, and the ability to discern how this symbol is most likely to be expressed in any individual at any particular time relies on faculties other than those involved in empiric testing.

The art of astrology does indeed require intellectual clarity; but equally, it requires empathy, intuition, imagination, perspective, and experience. Even then, an interpretation may not hit the mark, because art has never guaranteed precision. At best, it can guarantee meaning and insight.

Many people take up astrology in the hope that simple answers will be offered to complex questions about major life issues. But if the person looks more deeply, it becomes apparent that such simple answers are not what astrology is about. Ultimately, those who make a lifelong study of astrology do so not because it offers the reassurance of science, but because they love it. And a large part of that love is invoked because astrology never fails to offer yet another set of mysteries to explore, and yet another set of unanswered questions to stretch our minds and transform our views of reality. Perhaps that is a good definition of art.

Liz Greene

Dr. Liz Greene Liz Greene is a qualified analytical psychologist (Association of Jungian Analysts) and holds PhDs in Psychology (1971) and History (2010). She is the author of most of the horoscopes at Astrodienst.

Liz Greene has published a number of books on astrological, mythological and psychological themes. She is director of the Centre for Psychological Astrology in London, which she founded 1982, and a Tutor on the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology at the Sophia Centre, University of Wales Trinity St. David.

More about Liz Greene

Horoscopes by Liz Greene

惑星の現在位置
2016年10月1日, 05:22 世界時
太陽827'48"3s21
1051'24"2s01
水星2058'44"4n58
金星916' 9"14s48
火星233'32"25s49
木星441' 5"0n51
土星1137'58"20s45
天王星234'42"r8n23
海王星952'57"r8s41
冥王星1455'57"21s25
月の交点1239' 5"r6n49
カイロン2212'31"r0n55
記号の説明
現在のチャート
広告
最大級の占星術ポータルとして、WWW.ASTRO.COMでは、たくさんの無料特集のテーマをご提供しています。Liz Greene, Robert Handやその他の世界を代表する占星術師による、質の高いホロスコープの解読と、初心者から専門家向けの、多くの無料の占星術や豊富な情報満載のwww.astro.comは、オンライン占星術の最初のアドレスです。
ホーム - 無料ホロスコープ - アストロ・ストア - Astrology Knowledge - 天体暦 - Authors and Staff - マイ・アストロ - アトラスクエリ - サイトマップ - FAQ - Forum - Contact Astrodienst