Welcome to Urania Trust

Throughout human history men and women have been absorbed in exploring and trying to understand the relationship between each individual and the whole of creation.

This quest can be approached through the gateways of religious mysticism, theoretical physics, astrology, art, astronomy, transpersonal psychology, philosophy, sacred geometry, gaia theory etc.

The aim of the Urania Trust, as set out in its trust deed, is “to further the advancement of education by the teaching of the relationship between main’s knowledge of, beliefs about, the heavens and every aspect of his art science philosophy and religion.”

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Suggested Articles

The Astronomy of Houses

There is general agreement amongst astrologers about the signs and what they signify. Houses are much more controversial. There are many different ways to define the location of the house cusps, and so to determine in which house a planet is located.

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Galileo as Astrologer (1564-1642)

Galileo practised astrology in a matter-of-fact way. He was a heliocentric astronomer/astrologer – a radically new thing among 17th century Mathematici. He didn't re-evaluate astrology, as his contemporary Kepler did, but interpreted horoscopes to advise his patrons.

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Hypatia of Alexandria (c.350–70 to 415)

Hypatia lived in a turbulent time when the library of Alexandria was destroyed in 389. Although not a salaried director of a philosophy school, eminent people of the city came to listen to her. She wrote about mathematics, astronomy and philosophy, and more.

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