Vedic Astrology – More On Saturn And His Aspects

In Vedic astrology, the three most outer planets of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn each cast a special aspect. The word aspect is actually not very accurate. Like many Western words that try to convey Eastern concepts, the actual word is “drishti” which means “look” or “glance”. For you see, in Vedic thinking, culture and cosmology — the planets are beings of intelligence that have been around since time immemorial. Their movements and energies are not just relevant as “archetypes” – they represent real forces, eternal forces of the universe that transcend our 80 to 100 year lifespan. They connect us to that eternal, cosmic nature that we forget here on the flat Earth in which we live in our day …

Gothic Architecture

Visiting most European cathedrals, abbeys and parish churches that were built between the 12th century and the 16th century, you will notice the intricate, almost gaudy structure with its peaks and spires and flying buttresses. These architectural feats are commonplace for Gothic architecture. Used also in castles and palaces as well as government buildings and universities, but lesser found in private dwellings, as its construction was extremely costly. Named not from the historical Goths, but from Giorgio Vasari to describe the culture that was considered rude and barbaric. At that time, Italy was building classical structures and looked to the European buildings as garish and showy. The Gothic architecture utilizes local resources such as various grades of limestone, and colored …

Crystal Springs Resort

Crystal Springs Resort is nestled in Vernon, New Jersey and the mountains of Sussex Skylands, and is the Northeasts leading golf, ski, and spa resort, featuring six-award winning New Jersey golf courses and world class amenities. The Crystal Springs Resort is ideal for an overnight weekend escape or an extended golf or ski stay holiday, just forty-seven miles from New York City. Crystal Springs Resort features new one-hundred seventy-five-room Minerals Hotel complex, which offers a variety of lodging options including luxury and deluxe guestrooms, and presidential suites, every single one with impressive mountain and pool or golf-course views, and countless rooms with cozy fireplaces. Fully furnished, spacious two-and three-bedroom golfside and mountainside condominiums are also available. Every overnight stay at …

Common Misconceptions about Astrology

There are many common misconceptions about astrology in the Western world. Astrology in America has been turned into a form of entertainment and is not taken seriously by many people. However, the truth is that there is a lot of truth and usefulness in the art of astrology. Here are the three most common misconceptions about astrology, and the truth behind the myth. Common Misconception about Astrology Number One: Horoscopes do not work because astrology is bunk. The Truth: Horoscopes are entertainment created based on limited aspects of the true study of astrology. Horoscopes are created using the basic sun signs and the influences on them from planetary movements and alignments. Since not every person with a particular sun sign …