How it all Started and What is Involved
Art of interpretation of the stars is known as Astrology. People assigned meaning to these constellations by observing the space for more than duration of 300 centuries and considered planetary movements as symbols and message from God. Astrology proposes earthly changes because of heavenly variations. All the constellation of the stars and planets is thought to reflect happenings in the atmosphere, events and ages on earth.
Variations in the solar system are major frame of reference for analysis and interpretation. There are certain force existing within us and sun and moon and other planet of solar system are source of symbolizing these forces. And these forces are expressed on earth, events of global significance and even within individuals.
The Horoscope - a Map of the Psyche
Horoscopes indicate psychological map of individuals expressing patterns of their personality. One must know about its components in order to understand this map.
A horoscope is composed of planets, signs, houses, and other aspects existing between the planets.
Planets are our Inner Actors
The planets are indicators of forces existing within our self. For example, moon is an indicator of and acts as our feelings and inner child, Mercury of thoughts and Mars fighter existing within one self. These forces are continuously busy in working within us and every individual has his/her own unique and individual style.
Signs of the zodiac - the Costumes
Each planet is assigned a particular sign of zodiac. For example, Aries, Libras and Scorpio are responsible for a specific color or taint to inner force. They are also responsible for expression of a specific part of personality. Further these signs could be compared to the costumes and behaviors of inner actors. Mars in Cancer will assert a different position than with Mars in Aries, whereas Cancerians Mars will act differently to reach their goals as they would use psychological weapons and around table way.
Houses - Positions on the Stage
Different areas of life are expressed by the variety of individual forces possessing certain houses. For example, by sticking to the analogy of theater, houses symbolize a variety of places and positions on the stage of life. For example, the fourth house is symbol of one's origin, roots and everything, which keeps them connected. Whereas, seventh house is considered as area relationship and planets of this house express themselves as particularly strong in partnerships of all kinds. Activities of Mars in the seventh house are expressed as pioneering spirit specifically in relationships.
Aspects - Communication between the Actors
All planets are inter-related in some way. The planets are inter-related with each other in a particular way, which is known as aspects which indicated connections among four types of basic personality. For example, when Moon and Mercury are in Square (90° apart) within a person, nature feeling and thinking feeling will interact in a different way. One can perceive some of its aspects humorous whereas others as difficult.