Astrology in 21st Century
Astrology considered as the study of the relative positions and movements of distant cosmic objects as a means of foreseen information on human lives, affairs, and worldly events. It deals with the precise positions of the constellations and planets at the exact moment of individual’s birth and asserts that these connects systematically t their personality, character, and relationships with others, and also tells about the expert and auspicious times of their life.
Astrology has been there since 2nd millennium BCE, and it is used in a calendrical structure to predict recurring shifts and to read Celestial series as signs of divine communications. Astrology has become an important subject for many cultures, and it obtained importance to celestial events. In some countries, including Chinese and Indians developed a broader system for forecasting terrestrial proceedings from extraterrestrial observations.
Matthieu Merian, Tabula Smaragdina - 1618
Western astrology also considered as one of the oldest astrological structures that are still in use. The system established in the 17th century to 19th century BCE Mesopotamia; from there it extended to Rome, Ancient Greece, the Arab world, and gradually Western and Central Europe. The Western Astrology is related to horoscope structure that asserts to explain future of an individual personality, and it forecasts significant events in their lives based on their celestial objects’ positions. Astrology is not mainly considered as a science and defined as a kind of prediction. People think that astrology is their birth sign, which considered as 12 gatherings of zodiac signs. It is the structure of sun-sign astrology where you get to see the newspaper horoscope. It is basically the simplest form of astrology all that is required to predict the future is your date of birth, and it generates a sun-sign horoscope, and it offers very limited results.
In Western Astrology, there are several methods and philosophies, and that is divided into:
Mundane Astrology: This astrology is used to test world events and based on that the astrologer makes predictions about wars, national affairs, and economies.
Interrogatory Astrology: It is subdivided, but, it is used to make precise predictions or study about the individual’s objective or life events.
Natal Astrology: This is one of the major types of astrology. It is used to examine or make predictions on the date of birth of a person. It is based on the things that happen to an earlier period, which is also known as the LOB (Law of Beginnings).
Date Astrology: Let’s take for example Leo. It is a fifth sign of the Zodiac and it is considered as the royal sign. The famous and royal leaders are really vicious, royal and bold towards their life approach. It is the masculine signs compared to all other zodiac signs, and it portrays the power and royalty. So here the astrologer looks at your chart and tells you whether you may match your Leo date.
Birthday Astrology: It offers accurate readings; astrologer verifies which planet is on what sign at the time of birth. The signs and planets integrated with other components, like angles and houses from complicated and specified profile of a person’s personality, future and life prospects.