Why did the Golden Dawn employ the Placidus System of House? – Part 1

The topic of Flying Roll XXIV is “On Horary Astrology”. This Flying Roll was written by Dr Berridge (also called V.H. Frater Resurgum) and focuses on demonstrating the technique of Horary Astrology, although is a very bare form. While reading the “Commentaries of the Golden Dawn Flying Rolls” it was noted that while Horary AstrologyContinue reading “Why did the Golden Dawn employ the Placidus System of House? – Part 1”

Astrological Dignities from the Neophyte Knowledge Lecture Part 2.

In Part 1 of this series I gave a brief introduction to the dignities of the planets presented in the Neophyte Knowledge Lecture and a rationally as to the Domicile assignments of the planets. In this post I will discuss the Exaltations and Triplicities. 2. The Exaltations Exaltations tend to follow Domiciles in importance. WhileContinue reading “Astrological Dignities from the Neophyte Knowledge Lecture Part 2.”

Astrological Dignities from the Neophyte Knowledge Lecture Part 1.

In this blog post and the next, I will be discussing the rationale behind the dignities presented in the Neophyte Knowledge lecture from the original Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Traditionally, when one completes the Neophyte degree, they are given five subjects to memorize perfectly in order to advance. These are: The names andContinue reading “Astrological Dignities from the Neophyte Knowledge Lecture Part 1.”