The Urania Trust was founded as an educational charity on the 9th November 1970 to further the advancement of education regarding the relationship between man's knowledge and beliefs about the heavens and every aspect of art science, philosophy and religion. Our founding trustees were highly esteemed astrologers: James Russell, Ada Phillips, Charles Harvey, John Addey and Tom Fripp. Read more about The Urania Trust...
Astrology charts are now calculated with the convenience of a computer, but this only shows us 2 of the 3 dimensions. The chart can look very different when we take into account declination, latitude, right ascension, true-body aspects and other 3-dimensional factors.
Astrology of the Dwarf Planets: The Galactic Dimension of Creation Mythology. Hollis Grail Ph.D. is the author of this in-depth book on Dwarf Planets, a new area of astrology still being studied. Their book explores the astrological meaning and mythology of Ceres, Pluto, Eris, Haumea, Makemake, Quaoar, Sedna and more
The great megalithic monuments of Ireland were constructed from 4000-2800 BCE. From Sligo to Dublin are monuments that are today referred to as passage tombs. The people who built them left no written records so we can only speculate why they were built.
Dane Rudhyar is widely regarded by astrologers as one of the key figures in modern western astrology. Richard Tarnas stated that 'Jung and Rudhyar were the key figures in a more psychologically sophisticated astrology.' Why were his ideas so influential?
Astrological symbolism shows up in Shakespeare’s works not only as single references but also as the archetypal basis for entire plays. Part of the profundity of his work is that he references specific astrological details, a model originating in ancient times.
The direction of Plato's ethical system is based on the nature of the human self and its destiny: if we are, as he thinks, immortal and intellectual creatures, unfolding our potential in the world of time, then the pursuit of material wealth and temporal security is of little value.