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Learn Astrology with Mary English

Astrology for beginners. How to make a chart using FREE on-line resources. The Series starts with Chart Shape and what that means for you. Please start at Episode One and work your way forward through each Episode to find out all about your chart and what it means. Each week we will be discussing various parts of your Astrological birth chart, using real case examples helping you get to grips with this ancient Art. Please go to my https://www.patreon.com/MaryEnglish page if you'd like to become a sponsor and be rewarded for your support:) xx
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Hello, welcome to my podcast. We will be learning a bit about Astrology and how wonderful it is and how it can help you understand yourself and others much better.

All my published books are available here Mary's Amazon Author Page

I hope you enjoy listening, do feedback to me if you have any questions click on my email link above:) xx

Aug 19, 2018

Astronomy is a much needed necessity to make accurate charts.

However, with computer programmes making this easier it does mean we are not learning about the real planet's actual movements.

This is the app I mentioned that will help you spot planets (and some stars) https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/astrolabe-clock/id421777015?mt=8

astrolabe app

This is a good video from the British Museum showing a real ancient Astrolabe https://youtu.be/N8oWGwcdFmA

Here is Jeff Mayo's book The Astrologer's Astronomical Handbook https://amzn.to/2nOl9PX

Aug 12, 2018

This week I am talking about Event Charts.

Making a chart for a forthcoming event, or one that might have already happened.

These can be used for weddings, interviews, starting a project, maybe creating something or dates in the future.

In the creation of Tempesta Chart, we have Virgo Ascendant, Sun Taurus in the 9th, Moon in Leo in the 11th and Mars in Libra in the first....great chart as it turned out!

More info on the remedy here on my blog, I will be updating my website very soon http://www.maryenglish.com/old/tempesta.html

Info on how the proving took place and what happened:

http://homeopathicpacifist.blogspot.com/2018/07/the-homeopathic-proving-of-tempesta.html

Tempesta Remedy Creation Chart

Aug 5, 2018

This week we are looking a little deeper at Mercury Retrograde.

Here's the book I mention A New Look at Mercury Retrograde by Robert Wilkinson.

Here is Robert's website http://www.aquariuspapers.com/ (looks interesting!)

Lots of (helpful) info from Donna Cunningham about Mercury Retro https://skywriter.wordpress.com/2016/01/05/how-to-manage-mercury-retrograde/

If you're interested here's Wyatt Earp's chart!

 

Jul 29, 2018

This week we are discussing K's chart. She wrote to me to share her chart which is below. Remember when you make a chart to keep it as clean and easy-to-read as possible. Avoid adding oodles of planets and asteroids, it only confuses understanding your 'self' and your chart. xx

K chart

More info on Bach remedies https://www.bachcentre.com/centre/remedies.htm

Sign-UP for my Monthly Astro Newsletter here so you get your Astro Stars every month http://eepurl.com/bCSDz

My Stop Self-Hate Hypno Track 

http://www.maryenglish.com/Stop%20Self%20hate.mp3

 

 

Jul 22, 2018

This week we are learning a teeny bit about loving the Self.

Using the chart of the Dalai Lama below

Dalai Lama

This episode contains a little meditation/hypno track so please don't listen while driving or operating machinery. 

Jul 15, 2018

This week we are working with a live chart. We have permission to share and analyse 'Miss K's' chart.

She is feeling depressed, her best friend died last year and she's having to look after her mother who is abusive (and a family that doesn't care about or care for her)....but does she have to?

Miss K natal chart showing Taurus Ascendant= Steady

Sun Aquarius= Freedom to Be

Moon Aquarius= Freedom to Feel

Mercury (retro) in Aquarius= Freedom to Think

Sun in the 10th = career is important.

Miss K

Miss K's transits

Miss K transits

Miss K's Mum

 

 

Jul 8, 2018

Instructions on how to find your Astro Twin/s on www.astro.com

This week's chart is Donna Cunningham who was a lovely Astrologer that I really liked and very sadly died last year ....on her birthday:(

Donna Cunningham

The last time we communicated on her blog when she announced her retirement xx 

screen shot Donna reply

Jul 1, 2018

Hiya,

This week is just a bit of fun.

As mentioned here is my mother's chart showing the asteroid with my Dad's name: Noel

...in her 7th house of marriage! 

Fab ! 

Jean English

Find some names that mean something to/for you and add them into your chart or someone you know and make a note of the house they fall into.

Does it mean something for you?

Where does your own name end up?

Have fun! <3 

Jun 24, 2018

This week's episode is about the different 'Learning Styles' concentrating on Kinaesthetic 

Here's my blog post on Kinaesthetic Learners

http://homeopathicpacifist.blogspot.com/2013/09/dont-shout-your-child-might-be.html

Here are the charts I mentioned 

My younger sister Emily sis

Here's the video of her talking. Listen to her talking about 'getting a sense of' ....at 3.39 mins https://vimeo.com/255988168

 

The famous potter Bernard Leach

Bernard Leach

 

Here's a video of him talking so you can hear him using Kinaesthetic words. Watch the way he touches the clay.... 

https://youtu.be/IxpcUnquXJI

 

At 1.01 he says ...feel good pot.....

At 1.44 ... touch

Jun 17, 2018

This week I am discussing the wonderful conjunction of Uranus and Pluto. A whole generation of people were born with this significant aspect.

Do get a copy of Richard Tarnas' wonderful book

Cosmos and Psyche, Intimations of a New World View https://amzn.to/2yhkRJt 

 

Here's the chart of the first broadcast of Star Trek

First Broadcast of Star Trek

Jun 10, 2018

This week we are considering the effect of Jupiter conjunct Sun and weight issues

Using the chart of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Uribe

Using the Whole Sign House system as no time of birth

 

 

Jun 3, 2018

This week we are looking at the natal chart and some transits of Yogi Bhajan, a modern day spiritual leader www.yogibhajan.org

Natal Chart, Bucket Shape

Sun conjunt Neptune  (almost exact!) 

 

Transit chart for the moving from Pakistan to India age 18

 

starts the 3HO org, lead-up the actual date is July

May 27, 2018

This week we are covering Solar Return charts

Here are the charts I used from my lovely volunteers:

Natal chart

 

Compared to Solar Return

(I've used Cardiff as a location, just to explain how they work but that might not be the actual location)

May 20, 2018

This week we are learning about the Ephemeris, the document that lists the Astrological position of all of the planets for each year.

Here's the link to the page I'm using:

http://www.astro.com/swisseph/ae/2000/ae_2018d.pdf

Here's what an Ephemeris would look like back-in-the-day, showing my own date of birth (thank you Auntie Jo):

http://www.maryenglish.com/ephemeris.jpg

May 12, 2018

Hiya, this week we are doing some Astronomy #sadface

Bear with me on this one, it will make sense at some point and you don't actually have to understand this to make a chart.... (coz the computer does it all for you!!)

However learning it does give you more Astronomical knowledge which is always a good thing!

celestial globe

 

Here are the charts we are using.

Celia S time of birth 00.01am in Northern England UK, Taurus MC

celia

 

compare to Tracy Marks time of birth 12.36pm Miami Beach, Florida USA, Libra MC

TracyMarks

 

and Queen Elizabeth time of birth 2.40am London UK, Scorpio MC

QueenElizabeth

May 6, 2018

This week is all about Planet Returns. 

This is when a planet goes back to be the same sign and degree that is was in when you were born.

In Michael's chart we are showing his chart with his Saturn return just coming up showing in green on the outside wheel..

..and the fact that he had Jupiter retrograde in his chart in the sign of 6 degrees of Cancer in the 11th house

michael

Here is what the ephemeris page on Astro.com looks like

ephemeris page

and here is Michael's Jupiter return date and what that looks like on the ephemeris, I've highlighted in blue

jupiter return

Apr 28, 2018

As mentioned this is a great book that covers what you do really need to know: How and Why Astrology even started.

Here's the link to the book The Astrologers & Their Creed by Christopher McIntosh  https://amzn.to/2HCw7ok

Here's Dr McIntosh's Uni Page:

 https://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/history/staff/cmcintosh/

Illustration

This is the piccie from the book showing the ecliptic:Sun's apparent path (among the stars) through the year.

And the Equator : imaginary line around the Earth at equal distance to the Poles

Quote from page 24:

These points are what we would now call the solstices and the equinoxes. The diagram below explains these terms more clearly. The sphere is the Earth and the horizontal circle round it represents the equator (imagining that the Earth's axis is vertical). The tilted circle represents the ecliptic, that is the path that the Sun appears to trace around the Earth during the course of a year. The equinoxes are the points where the ecliptic crosses the equator, once in the spring and once in the autumn. These are marked as E1 and E2 (respectively). The solstices are the highest points of summer and winter and are shown as S1 and S2. If one lived in the northern hemisphere S1 would be the summer solstice and S2 the winter one, and vice-versa for the southern hemisphere.

ecliptic

Apr 22, 2018

This week I'm discussing Wikipedia which is massively allergic to any Astrology information...even worse when you read about Homeopathy...(Hypnotherapy isn't as badly treated thankfully)

Here's my article on women and Wikipedia

http://homeopathicpacifist.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/wikipedia-editing-and-women.html

And just so you know, my stats are actually larger than I mentioned

There are now over 18,200 downloads to date 22-4-2018 so you're learning with quite a number of other Astrology interested folk!!

Apr 15, 2018

This week we are working with the 12th house. Find out what planets you have in your 12th and learn a little more about them. Then make sure you integrate their energies, safely, into your life in a healthy way.

Here's this week's book: Your Secret Self, Illuminating the Mysteries of the Twelfth House by Tracy Marks 

Amazon link https://amzn.to/2IVO7G9

Here's Tracy's Chart

 

Three World Leaders mentioned :

Macron http://www.maryenglish.com/macron.png

Putin http://www.maryenglish.com/putin.png

Trump http://www.maryenglish.com/trump.png

Apr 8, 2018

This week we are covering a teeny bit about houses that don't have planets in them.

We are using Astrological Voids, Exploring the Missing Components in the Birth Chart by Janis Huntley https://amzn.to/2HhtViy

If you are an Indigo (child) more info here http://www.maryenglish.com/indigo1.htm then this will be interesting for you. 

Episodes 15-17 cover houses

Episode 62 covers Rulerships

If you find out the Ruler of your empty houses and which house that planet is located in, you'll get some info on influences to that house.

Here's the Dalai Lama's chart we are using. His 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th houses are empty.

*The symbol in his 11th is the Part of Fortune ref Episode Fifty Seven

* The symbol in his 7th is his North Node ref Episode Thirty Two

 

Dalai Lama

Apr 1, 2018

This week I'm chatting about the Astrology of your parents (and siblings)

Get your chart up and compare it to your parents.

If you don't have their birth time, use 6am as a default and use either equal house or whole sign, screen grab here: whole sign screen grab

 

Get this fab book The Astrology of Family Dynamics by Erin Sullivan https://amzn.to/2GnWnC9 for more info on what to look for or work with.

You can find me here https://www.maryenglish.com/

Or here http://www.ukastrologer.co.uk/

Or email maryatmaryenglishdotcom or dotcodotuk

Mar 25, 2018

Here's the link to her wonderful book

How to Read Your Astrological Chart, Aspects of the Cosmic Puzzle

Get it!! https://amzn.to/2GlAjr4

Mar 18, 2018

This week we are learning about the Birth Chart of Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of Homeopathy (or Homoeopathy)

Here's his chart http://www.maryenglish.com/SamuelHahnemann-transits.png including transits for today's date 17th March 2018

More info on his chart on my blog here https://homeopathicpacifist.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/the-astrological-birth-chart-of-samuel.html

 

More info on Homeopathy here in my book

A Little at a Time, Homeopathy for You and Those You Love

http://amzn.to/2G3LaWn

Mar 11, 2018

Part of learning any new subject is feeling confident using it.

Something new learners can struggle with, is feeling confident in their abilities and their knowledge.

Today's Episode is to help with that:) xx

 

If you'd like to listen to some other tracks about confidence, please go here:

http://www.maryenglish.com/self%20esteem.mp3

 

http://www.maryenglish.com/confidence%20booster.mp3

 

Disclaimer and Important Advice

Please don't drive or operate machinery when listening to these tracks or this Episode.This content is for informational purposes only.

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