The planets in astrology come under different classifications, which help us to better understand and work with their nature: inner/outer, benefic/malefic, guna, transgenerational, etc.
Prince’s horoscope reflects his successful, flamboyant, and artistic life. Libra rising is concerned with art, tone, color and many other conditions to create certain desired effects, mainly for peace and everybody getting along with each other. With Prince’s ascendant disposed by Venus in Aries in his chart, there is an aggressive, passionate and independent emphasis in his intentions; not to mention a pronounced sexuality.
Mars retrograde, moving backwards, is definitely going to be a more subversive: underhanded, sneaky and manipulative. Retrograding through its own sign of Scorpio, Mars may be delivering its “best” and “worse”.
In horoscopic astrology, the reading of charts for individual persons, there are two main zodiacs that are used: the tropical and the sidereal. Most Western astrologers use the tropical zodiac, while most Vedic astrologers use the sidereal zodiac. The differences in the systems are not difficult to understand, and this article will explain both of them and give a little background and speculations about what it all means.
Vedic Time Cycles: Kalpas, manvantaras and yugas, what yuga we currently are in, and the scientific framework behind them.