Welcome to Urania Trust

Throughout human history men and women have been absorbed in exploring and trying to understand the relationship between each individual and the whole of creation.

This quest can be approached through the gateways of religious mysticism, theoretical physics, astrology, art, astronomy, transpersonal psychology, philosophy, sacred geometry, gaia theory etc.

The aim of the Urania Trust, as set out in its trust deed, is “to further the advancement of education by the teaching of the relationship between main’s knowledge of, beliefs about, the heavens and every aspect of his art science philosophy and religion.”

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Suggested Articles

Saint Peter’s Basilica an Astrological Triumph

“Saint Peter’s Basilica is considered by many to be an enduring affirmation of a centuries old theology and a grand example of Renaissance architecture. Astrology may not come to mind immediately for the millions of visitors who take in the spectacle of the awe-inspiring building each year, but construction of the church was in fact begun on a certain date and at a precise time chosen for its astrological significance,” says Mary Quinlan-McGrath, a professor of art history at Northern Illinois University (NIU) and author of Influences: Art, Optics and Astrology in the Italian Renaissance...

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Dane Rudhyar (1895-1985)

Dane Rudhyar (1895 –1985) is widely regarded by astrologers as one of the key figures in modern western astrology. Stephen Arroyo named him one of the twentieth century’s greatest astrologers.1 Richard Tarnas stated that "Jung and Rudhyar were the key figures in a more psychologically sophisticated astrology"2 Rudhyar was also an accomplished classical musician and composer, a transcendental artist, theosophist and philosopher. Why were his ideas so influential?

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Astrology and Shakespeare, Part 2

In Astrology and Shakespeare, Part I, I argued that astrological symbolism shows up in Shakespeare’s works not only as single references but also as the archetypal basis for entire plays, as, for example, in Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare’s familiarity with these symbols is clearly due to more than just acquaintance with the almanacs and calendars common in his time. Part of the profundity of his work is that he references the greater cosmological model that includes specific astrological details, a model originating in ancient times.

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