The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft — Astrological Notes on the Story and the Author’s Life: Saturnian Vibes

The year 2020 is a dense one. The main roles on the astrological stage are played by no less than the two traditional giants Jupiter and Saturn, together with Pluto—the farthest celestial body discovered and used in modern astrology. Especially Saturn, as the host of the most significant astrological occurrences in 2020, has a major say in what themes we deal with this year.

So, what kind of host is Saturn? What does he have to offer? And what is his association with the monstrous octopus-like creature that emerges from the bottom of the sea in H. P. Lovecraft’s short story The Call of Cthulhu?

Continue reading The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft — Astrological Notes on the Story and the Author’s Life: Saturnian Vibes

Investigating Correspondences Between Numerology and Astrology Part 3 — Introducing Numerology (Pythagorean) à la Faith Javane and Dusty Bunker

Part 3 of this series introduces you to another numerology system. This one uses what is known as the Pythagorean conversion chart and a figure of the Pythagorean theorem for calculating and displaying your life cycles. The interpretations for each number calculated in this numerology system combines besides basic numerological symbolism, also elements of the Tarot and astrology.

The system is taught by Faith Javane and Dusty Bunker in their book Numerology and The Divine Triangle (Whitford Press, 1979). Further insights into numerology and interpretations of numbers can be found in Faith Javane’s book Master Numbers: Cycles of Divine Order (Whitford Press, 1988).

Continue reading Investigating Correspondences Between Numerology and Astrology Part 3 — Introducing Numerology (Pythagorean) à la Faith Javane and Dusty Bunker

Investigating Correspondences Between Numerology and Astrology Part 2 — Introducing Cheiro’s Numerology System (Chaldean)

In part 1 of this series, I gave an introduction to the foundations of numerology. In the following parts, I am going to introduce you to three different numerology systems. I’ll start with the one known as the Chaldean numerology system as practised by Cheiro. After reading this article, you will know how to calculate your personal numbers according to this system. You will also get practical advice on how to use your numbers best in daily life. Continue reading Investigating Correspondences Between Numerology and Astrology Part 2 — Introducing Cheiro’s Numerology System (Chaldean)

Investigating Correspondences Between Numerology and Astrology Part 1 — Foundations of Numerology

Numerology is easy, so it seems. In case you wanted to know the number your name makes you just need to pick a table which shows you the numerical value assigned to the letters of the alphabet. With the help of this table, you then convert your name into a series of numbers. Lastly, you add all the numbers together, and voilà—there you have your name number!

But wait, what if you get interested in the ‘How’ behind the assignments of numbers to letters? What if you wanted to know the original source of the table you just used? If you are also familiar with astrology, you might start to wonder if there are correspondences between numerological and astrological symbolism. Soon you notice that there are many numerology systems, and they all use more or less different assignments of numbers to letters and planets. You become also aware that those systems vary in how they are used and interpreted. Suddenly, you find yourself in a state of great confusion. Welcome to the jungle of numerology systems! Continue reading Investigating Correspondences Between Numerology and Astrology Part 1 — Foundations of Numerology