Astrology For Dummies

Author: Rae Orion
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051157
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Learn how to get your precise horoscope, decipher astrological symbols, and benefit from the phases of the moon with Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition. You’ll learn how to construct your birth chart, interpret its component parts, and use that information to gain insight into yourself and others. With easy-to-follow, hands-on guidance, you’ll discover how to: Identify the signs of the zodiac Understand the Sun, the Moon, the planets, the rising sign, and the 12 houses Discover the rulers of the signs Map your own horoscope (or a friend’s) Use astrology in daily life Capture the heart of each sign of the zodiac, and more! Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition demystifies astrological charts and uses plain English to show you how you can take advantage of the wisdom of the stars. Whether you’re looking to assess relationships, examine your potential, or make some basic decisions — like, when to go on a first date — Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition helps you discover how understanding your position in the cosmos illuminates the secret corners of the self, provides a key to understanding others, and even offers a glimpse into the future.

Astrology For Dummies

Author: Rae Orion
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470098400
Release Date: 2007-04-02
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Learn how to get your precise horoscope, decipher astrological symbols, and benefit from the phases of the moon with Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition. You’ll learn how to construct your birth chart, interpret its component parts, and use that information to gain insight into yourself and others. With easy-to-follow, hands-on guidance, you’ll discover how to: Identify the signs of the zodiac Understand the Sun, the Moon, the planets, the rising sign, and the 12 houses Discover the rulers of the signs Map your own horoscope (or a friend’s) Use astrology in daily life Capture the heart of each sign of the zodiac, and more! Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition demystifies astrological charts and uses plain English to show you how you can take advantage of the wisdom of the stars. Whether you’re looking to assess relationships, examine your potential, or make some basic decisions — like, when to go on a first date — Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition helps you discover how understanding your position in the cosmos illuminates the secret corners of the self, provides a key to understanding others, and even offers a glimpse into the future.

Astrology For Dummies

Author: Rae Orion
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780470167939
Release Date: 2007-07-02
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Learn how to get your precise horoscope, decipher astrological symbols, and benefit from the phases of the moon with Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition. You’ll learn how to construct your birth chart, interpret its component parts, and use that information to gain insight into yourself and others. With easy-to-follow, hands-on guidance, you’ll discover how to: Identify the signs of the zodiac Understand the Sun, the Moon, the planets, the rising sign, and the 12 houses Discover the rulers of the signs Map your own horoscope (or a friend’s) Use astrology in daily life Capture the heart of each sign of the zodiac, and more! Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition demystifies astrological charts and uses plain English to show you how you can take advantage of the wisdom of the stars. Whether you’re looking to assess relationships, examine your potential, or make some basic decisions — like, when to go on a first date — Astrology for Dummies, Second Edition helps you discover how understanding your position in the cosmos illuminates the secret corners of the self, provides a key to understanding others, and even offers a glimpse into the future.

Astrology for Dummies 2nd Ed

Author: Rae Orion
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 8126513659
Release Date: 2007-08-10
Genre:

Astrology for Dummies, 2E, demystifies astrological charts and uses plain English to show you how you can take advantage of the wisdom of the stars. Whether you re looking to assess relationships, examine your potential, or make some basic decisions - like, when to go on a first date - this book helps you discover how to understand your position in the cosmos and illuminates the secret corners of the self, provides a key to understanding others, and even offers a glimpse into the future. · An Astrological Overview: The Horoscope in Brief · Getting Your Precise Horoscope: The Old Way versus the Easy Way · Estimating Your Horoscope Using the Tables in This Book · Fire Signs: Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius · Earth Signs: Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn · Air Signs: Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius · Water Signs: Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces · Moon Signs: The Lunacy Factor · The Personal Planets · The Outer Planets (Plus One Amazing Asteroid) · What You See versus What You Get: The Rising Sign (And More) · The Sun, the Moon, and the Planets in the Houses · Amazing Aspects: The Secrets of Cosmic Geometry · A Guide to Interpreting Your Birth Chart · The Sun Sign Combinations · The Times of Our Lives: Transits · The Lunar Advantage: Using Astrology in Daily Life · Retrograde Hell? The Truth Revealed · Ten Talents You Can Spot in a Chart · Ten (Plus One) Ways to Use Astrology in Your Life: The Art of Timing

Nostradamus For Dummies

Author: Scarlett Ross
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118070055
Release Date: 2011-05-09
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Nostradamus made simple-a surefire prophecy of success! Michel Notredame, or Nostradamus (1503-1566), was a French physician, astrologer, and prophet whose books of visionary four-line verses have intrigued and beguiled readers for hundreds of years. Now, with this fun and easy guide, everyone can finally get a handle on Nostradamus and his "Centuries" of prophecies, which many people believe to have predicted the French Revolution, the rise of Hitler, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11, among other events. The book covers Nostradamus's life and beliefs, his use of cryptic language and anagrams, interpretations of his work that link it to specific historical incidents, and critics who are skeptical of his prophecies. It also explores the implications of his work on the past, present, and future, and much more!

String Theory For Dummies

Author: Andrew Zimmerman Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470595841
Release Date: 2009-10-22
Genre: Science

A clear, plain-English guide to this complex scientific theory String theory is the hottest topic in physics right now, with books on the subject (pro and con) flying out of the stores. String Theory For Dummies offers an accessible introduction to this highly mathematical "theory of everything," which posits ten or more dimensions in an attempt to explain the basic nature of matter and energy. Written for both students and people interested in science, this guide explains concepts, discusses the string theory's hypotheses and predictions, and presents the math in an approachable manner. It features in-depth examples and an easy-to-understand style so that readers can understand this controversial, cutting-edge theory.

How to Practice Vedic Astrology

Author: Andrew Bloomfield
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781594775987
Release Date: 2003-07-14
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

A comprehensive guide to understanding and practicing Vedic astrology, the art of jyotish. • Teaches beginners how to read and interpret Vedic astrology charts, based on their own birth chart as well as the birth charts of 112 notable people. • Shows how to use Vedic astrology to anticipate upcoming events and direct the cosmic energies of one's life toward a positive future outcome. For over 5,000 years the people of India have used jyotish, or Vedic astrology, to anticipate future influences and make major decisions. Now Andrew Bloomfield brings this increasingly popular tool to the West in an easy-to-follow, comprehensive format, providing the reader with everything needed to practice the Indian art of predicting the future. Vedic astrology was codified by the ancient Maharishis to help people achieve the four basic goals of human existence: kama (desire), artha (wealth), dharma (life purpose), and moksha (spiritual growth). Unlike other forms of astrology, Vedic calculations focus more on the primal, unconscious, driving forces linking our thoughts and actions. How to Practice Vedic Astrology shows how to make accurate predictions on when to expect life's changes concerning one's career, love life, children, or spirituality.

And Other Summer Days

Author: Essence London
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781465387820
Release Date: 2011-11-23
Genre: Poetry

And Other Summer Days is a collection of poems that subtly tell a story of summer and of love. Most were written as a challenge I gave myself: Ask a different person every day for a random word, then write a poem.

Astrology for Beginners

Author: Joann Hampar
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 9780738711065
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Professional astrologer Joann Hampar explains every major facet of your astrological chart. Chart patterns of celebrities will help you better understand your own star-charted life path. This guide teaches you the basics of chart interpretation and you will gain insight into yourself and your loved ones as astrology's unique language of symbols is revealed.--From publisher description.

Skeet Shooting for Astrologers

Author: David R. Roell
Publisher: Astrology Classics
ISBN: 9781933303291
Release Date: 2011-02
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Here is a collection of essays from AstroAmerica's acclaimed weekly Newsletter, along with an assortment of other essays of interest. Highlights include: The key to using house rulers and dispositors in reading a chart. Numerous tricks to interpret intercepted signs. Reincarnation and the natal chart. Aphorisms, what they are, how they work. The secret to politicians and their charts. The best ways to make money with astrology. A new, unique, history of astrology. How to rectify a chart using character, not math. Why Western astrology is just as good as Vedic. The surprising secret of the ancient Greek Antikythera mechanism: It's an astrological tool.Specially written for this book, a revolutionary new theory of astrology, based on planetary resonance in a defined clock-work mechanism. Discover the Earth's secret third zodiac.Interspersed, slice-of-life, stream-of-consciousness essays. What it's like to live in America in the first years of the 21st century.The author was introduced to astrology in the early 1980's and has studied intensely since the mid-1990's. He previously published AstroAmerica's Daily Ephemeris. This is his first book of essays.

Learning Astrology

Author: Damian Sharp
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 1578632986
Release Date: 2005-10-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Examines the ancient art of astrology, providing insight into suns, planets, houses, and aspects, and describes how to accurately read an astrological chart.

Logic For Dummies

Author: Mark Zegarelli
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118053072
Release Date: 2010-12-15
Genre: Mathematics

Logic concepts are more mainstream than you may realize. There’s logic every place you look and in almost everything you do, from deciding which shirt to buy to asking your boss for a raise, and even to watching television, where themes of such shows as CSI and Numbers incorporate a variety of logistical studies. Logic For Dummies explains a vast array of logical concepts and processes in easy-to-understand language that make everything clear to you, whether you’re a college student of a student of life. You’ll find out about: Formal Logic Syllogisms Constructing proofs and refutations Propositional and predicate logic Modal and fuzzy logic Symbolic logic Deductive and inductive reasoning Logic For Dummies tracks an introductory logic course at the college level. Concrete, real-world examples help you understand each concept you encounter, while fully worked out proofs and fun logic problems encourage you students to apply what you’ve learned.

Vedic Astrology Simply Put

Author: William R. Levacy
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401907181
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Vedic Astrology Simply Put is a colorful, fun, and simplified entry into the mysterious and captivating world of Vedic Astrology, called Jyotish in India. William R. Levacy, an astrologer with more than two decades of experience, offers beautifully rendered illustrations and text to ease your understanding of this ancient system of behavior and trend analysis. This book gives you straightforward guidance on: * How to decipher the myths and origins of Vedic astrology * How Vedic astrology differs from Western or Tropical astrology * The Vedic style of interpreting the Sun, Moon, planets, houses, and signs * How the Vedic seers used the Moon signs (called nakshatras) and other special techniques to zero in on how people behave * How to use Ayurveda, the Science of Health; and Vastu--the Science of Space (India's counterpart to Feng Shui)--integrated with Vedic astrology, the Science of Time Much of the Vedic art was custom created for this book by master artists in India. There's also a special bonus enclosed--a free CD-Rom of the popular "Parashara's Light SE" Vedic astrology software.

Violin For Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119022916
Release Date: 2015-03-12
Genre: Music

The beginner's guide to learning the violin — for any musical style Violin For Dummies helps you teach yourself to play the violin, even if you've never read a note of music. From choosing the right violin for you to playing a variety of musical styles, this book has you covered. You'll start with the basics of posture and bowing technique, learn how to tune your instrument and keep it in beautiful condition with regular maintenance. You'll learn how to read — and feel — the music, and how to inject your own personality into whatever you play. Before you know it, you'll be playing classical, jazz, country, and more, as you become a bona fide violin player. The included audio and video instruction encourages you to play along as you learn, and allow you to hear, see, and imitate proper technique. The violin's small size, portability, and mimicry of the human voice have made it popular across cultures and throughout time. This book shows you how to teach yourself the basics so you can start playing quickly. Start with the basics of proper hold and bowing technique Learn how to properly tune and care for your violin Understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation Play classical, jazz, and other popular styles of music The violin has a reputation of being difficult to learn, but the reality is that it's difficult to master. Anyone can learn, and practice over time will refine your technique and your musical style. You'll have fun, make music, and maybe even fall in love with this instrument that has inspired some of the world's best musicians and composers. Get started today, the easy way, with Violin For Dummies.