The first work to address the classical system of essential dignities as a system in its own right
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In this wok, Dr. Lehman shows how to apply the classical system of essential dignities to acquire additional information about the interpretation of birth charts. In this, her first book on classical astrology, she focused on one of the areas of delineation that had been simplified in modern astrology almost to the point of banality. Table of Contents: 1. Two Unsung Revolutions in Astrology 2. Using Traditional Rulerships 3. The Origin of Rulerships: A Botanical Interlude 4. Modern "Rulerships:" Do they Work? 5. The Meaning of Each of the Essential Dignities 6. Terms: A Statistical Interlude 7. Detriments, Falls and Peregrines 8. Conclusions Appendix A. Terms Statistical Tables Appendix B. Rulership Tables Appendix C. Peregrine Degrees of Planets Index
We modern astrologers live in a heliocentric solar system while our astrology was developed from a geocentric perspective. The radical difference between our theories of reality and our astrological practice have resulted in our inability to properly evaluate and assimilate certain traditional astrological concepts.