The Astrology of Aspects: The Stuff of Which Dreams Are Made

(Astrology Explored) Approximately 6,300 people will be born between 11:00 PM July 31 and 6:00 AM August 1, 2013 with a special configuration in their chart, a five pointed star. Astrologers tend to get excited about things like this because of: a.) the relative rarity of the event and b.) they are composed of multiple yods, called the “finger of God.”

Yods are special. Composed of two inconjuncts, meeting at an apex and separated by the planets at the base by a sextile, it fixes the stress energy of the seesaw yod into a cohesive configuration of power. Three planets are involved, and have either two planets in feminine zodiac sign at the base and a planet in a male zodiac sign at the apex or vice-versa. In a sense it is the traditional Yin-Yang symbolism signifying the balance of male-female energies.

In the five pointed star two yods intersect, (as you see in the chart) connected by either a trine or square. This day’s configuration is joined by a trine. Continue reading

Reader’s Astrology Question: Troubles With A Relationship Yod

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Hello!

– I am new in astrology, and looked up my own and my lovers composite and synastry chart. – even something that’s called Combin chart…in our composite chart is a pattern obvious, called Yod, – I have been searching for some profound explanations, but couldn’t find anything,- in fact I got instead completely confused. Then I found your comments and that seemed very experienced!
would you please have a look at it and tell me?

Saturn is the basis of this Yod pattern, and seems to be anyway the planet that troubles us most, – at least that is, what I see…
– we have a sort of beautiful/difficult connection, on and off for almost 8 years now, and I’d love to know, what you say to all this:

Woman born January 1st 1962 in Trier, Germany,
Man born August 9th 1975 in Stockholm, Sweden

I’d be happy for any light you could bring into my darkness… thanks a lot.

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