Llewellyn's Complete Book of Astrology: The Easy Way to Learn Astrology (Llewellyn's Complete Book Series (1))

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Author: Riske MA, Kris Brandt

Brand: Llewellyn Publications


  • Llewellyn Publications

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 336

Release Date: 08-09-2007

Details: Product Description The easiest way to learn astrology is to start with yourself. Your astrological birth chart is a powerful tool for gaining a deeper understanding of your unique gifts, talents, challenges, and life's purpose. As you begin to decipher the wealth of information in your own birth chart, you'll experience astrology in a personally meaningful way―which makes it easier to understand and remember. Once you learn the basics of astrology, you'll be able to read the birth charts of yourself and others. This friendly guidebook is the most complete introduction to astrology available. Popular astrologer Kris Brandt Riske presents the essentials of astrology in a clear, step-by-step way, paying special attention to three areas of popular interest: relationships, career, and money. She explains the meaning of the planets, zodiac signs, houses, and aspects, and how to interpret their significance in your chart. Over 30 illustrations, including the birth charts of several famous people―Al Gore, Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt, and Tiger Woods, to name just a few―add a helpful visual dimension to your learning experience. Practical and positive, Llewellyn's Complete Book of Astrology offers techniques for using astrology to identify the qualities you seek in an ideal mate, realize your career and financial potential, calculate your luck, and discover your inner strength. Review "Perfect for the beginner or someone that wants to know how to interpret their own birth chart. It explains all the basics of Astrology in simple, easy-to-follow steps."―Prediction Magazine "A fun, concise guide for anyone with an interest in astrology."―newWitch "If you want to teach a class, or just learn astrology on your own, this book will make a comprehensive, clearly written companion."―Dell Horoscope "Overall, an excellent book, and the best new introduction to astrology in many years."―AstroAmerica.com "Kris does this all with such style and grace that, even though it is a textbook, it is a pleasure to read."―Maya del Mar's Daykeeper Journal About the Author Kris Brandt Riske, M.A. (Arizona) is the executive director and a professional member of the American Federation of Astrologers (AFA), the oldest US astrological organization, founded in 1938. She is also a member of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (NCGR). She has a master’s degree in journalism and a certificate of achievement in weather forecasting from Penn State. Kris has been a speaker at various astrological conferences and has written for several astrological publications. She currently writes the annual weather forecast for Llewellyn’s Moon Sign Book and is the author of Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Astrology and Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Predictive Astrology. In addition to astrometeorology, she specializes in predictive astrology. Kris is an avid NASCAR fan and enjoys gardening and reading. Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. You've probably read your horoscope online, in newspapers or magazines, or in publications that focus on the year ahead. These forecasts are based on your Sun sign, which is easily determined by your birth month and day. You might even know some of the characteristics associated with your Sun sign and those of family and friends. Sun sign descriptions are amazingly accurate, even though there's no rational explanation why astrology should work. After all, the Sun, Moon, and planets are millions of miles away from Earth. How can a body in outer space realistically affect a person on Earth? A Sun sign is just a Sun sign. It's important, yes, because it's the essence of you. It's your ego at work. But from an astrological viewpoint, there's so much more that defines you-your character, talents, strengths, and challenges. The ancient Babylonians were as perplexed by this astrological phenomenon as we are today. In the four thousand or so years since they invented astrology, no one has discovered an explanation for w

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