The Urania Trust was founded as an educational charity on the 9th November 1970 to further the advancement of education regarding the relationship between man's knowledge and beliefs about the heavens and every aspect of art science, philosophy and religion. Our founding trustees were highly esteemed astrologers: James Russell, Ada Phillips, Charles Harvey, John Addey and Tom Fripp. Read more about The Urania Trust...
We orient ourselves within time and space that have pre-existed us by thousands of years. However remote this might seem from our ancestors, it draws on the same source to establish its accuracy: the position of the stars.
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André Barbault was a prominent French astrologer and writer, the author of over 50 books. His special interest has been in Mundane astrology and how planetary cycles connect to world events as they play out.
Dane Rudhyar is widely regarded by astrologers as one of the key figures in modern western astrology. Richard Tarnas stated that 'Jung and Rudhyar were the key figures in a more psychologically sophisticated astrology.' Why were his ideas so influential?
Astrology may not come to mind immediately for the millions of visitors who take in the spectacle of Saint Peter's Basilica each year, but construction of the church was in fact begun on a certain date and at a precise time chosen for its astrological significance.
Sir Isaac Newton is best known as one of the greatest scientists there has ever been. However, other than rumour, there is no record of him having a specific interest in astrology. Nevertheless, Newton was an avid student of alchemy and theology.