Welcome to the 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

Platonic Philosophy, Part 1: Introduction

It is said that when he was near death, Plato had a dream in which he saw himself changed into a swan that flew from tree to tree making it difficult to catch him. Of all the philosophers, Plato is perhaps the most difficult to feel that one has him and his meaning properly netted and secure.

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Learning to Think in New Categories

This universe of ours: what is it really? Here we are, centers of consciousness, surrounded by a buzzing confusion which we must try to understand. But we are the selfsame stuff of the universe; a cloud of energy interacting with other clouds of energy, more participants than observers.

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William Lilly (1602-1681)

William Lilly is perhaps best remembered as the author of the classic astrology text Christian Astrology. His name stands out in the surge of astrological writings in 17th century England. He published his own almanac annually and predicted many dramatic events.

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