Posts tagged "William Lilly"
Between swords and nettles - Mars in medicine

Between swords and nettles – Mars in medicine

This now fully revised and updated article has previously been published in the German Meridian (2013), the Italian Linguaggio astrale (2014) and on www.astro.com. We are used to consider Mars mainly in a negative way, specially those of us who practice traditional astrology. He is associated with war, pestilence, epidemics and accidents....
Opening windows- connecting times. An astrological view on a past life regression

Opening windows- connecting times. An astrological view on a past life regression

There are events in life which make a deep impact and even can change a person completely. One such major event happened to me back in 2010. Since my early twenties, I had been deeply interested in past life regressions, but never had the courage to ask somebody to assist me. I...
The murder of Rupperswil

The murder of Rupperswil

The man had seen the the 13 years old boy only a few times walking by. Strange thoughts came into his mind. They became a plan. He would enter the house of the boy who lived nearby, rape him and then steel the money of the family. On December 21, 2015 he...
Will the foreign investor buy the Italian company?

Will the foreign investor buy the Italian company?

NOTE: this horary has first been published in the IAM, Infinity Astrological  Magazine. My client had been commissioned to find an investor for a Wine company. As usual in Italy, the contract between my client and the seller was on a “non-exclusive” basis, which meant that the seller could also find an...
(Lilly 9) Will the sick live or die? What is his disease?

(Lilly 9) Will the sick live or die? What is his disease?

This is Lilly’s second horary example on illness. The first can be found here. There are no previous comments or descriptions of the patient or his situation: Lilly directly analyses the chart, maybe because this was an occasional client he did not know well. What we do know, is, that the man...
(Lilly 8) A sick doctor, what is his disease? Will he be cured?

(Lilly 8) A sick doctor, what is his disease? Will he be cured?

This is Lilly’s chart example from p. 286. As we know, he became a doctor several years after having finished his Christian Astrology, so medicine was an important matter to him and his chapter on this argument is the most detailed of the entire book. In this question, the querent was a...
(Lilly 7) Examples on pregnancy and children

(Lilly 7) Examples on pregnancy and children

In his 5th chapter (p. 238), Lilly explains how to look at charts regarding pregnancy and children. Modern astrologers often doubt that a horary might have long lasting validity. They assume, that a chart has a defined  duration. Nevertheless, traditional astrologers as William Lilly were used to answer generic charts (will I...
(Lilly 5) Is his brother still alive?

(Lilly 5) Is his brother still alive?

During the English Civil War (1642-1651), a client came to Lilly’s office asking for news about his brother, who had left London several weeks ago in order to go into the West of England, towards the front, where the parties were fighting. As there had been no news from him, the man...
(Lilly 4) Will he ever become rich? When and how?

(Lilly 4) Will he ever become rich? When and how?

This is probably one of the most compelling questions of our days. Will I be rich? What can I do in order to make money? As we see, this question already tormented Lilly’s clients in the 17th Century. Lilly uses this chart example on p. 177 of his Christian Astrology to illustrate...
(Lilly 2-1) Will her son be at home?

(Lilly 2-1) Will her son be at home?

Today, if we want to know if a certain person is at home, we just call her or send a whats up. 400 years ago, things were quiet more complicated. But even though, the technique presented by Lilly in this example chart, is still interesting today, just because it’s so simple to...
(Lilly1-4) Which future events do expect him and when?

(Lilly1-4) Which future events do expect him and when?

In this post I will discuss the fourth question of William Lilly’s first example chart. Here you can find the previous questions 1 , 2 and 3. In this consultation, Lilly’s client wants to get several information about his life, but this last question deals with what is going to happen and...
(Lilly 1-1)  Will he live long?

(Lilly 1-1) Will he live long?

Lilly uses  the first example chart  on p. 135 of his book „Christian Astrology“, in order to answer six questions of his client: Will the querent have a long life? To which part of the world should he direct his course of life? Which part of his life would be the best?...