Jude's Threshold

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Using Tarot to Delineate the Ascendant

A revealing look via Tarot of President Barack Obama’s natal Ascendant by Tony Louis:

Anthony Louis - Astrology & Tarot Blog

Recently Zanna Starr posted a review of Tarot Beyond the Basics in which she commented that she was interested in using the tarot to delineate the Ascendant of her natal horoscope.  For those who don’t have the book I thought it would be useful to provide an example of the method on this blog.  Let’s take a well-known natal chart which is rated AA in the Roden system, the chart of Barack Obama. Here is it with Placidus Houses:

President Obama's chart, rated AA. President Obama’s chart, rated AA.

In many ways the Ascendant is the most important point in the natal chart.  The Ascendant is specific to the individual’s specific time, date and place of birth, and thus it becomes a symbol for that person’s unique individuality.  A note in Wikipedia states that the Ascendant is “considered to be of great significance in all schools of astrology because it in effect serves as…

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Written by Jude Cowell

September 18, 2015 at 4:35 am

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