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About How to Practice Mayan Astrology
• Discusses the logic and meaning of the 20 day-signs of the Mayan calendar
• Explains the many cycles of Mayan astrology, such as the 9-day cycle of the Night Lords and the 13-day trecena
• Contains extensive tables of Mayan astrological data, allowing readers to cast their own Mayan horoscopes
How to Practice Mayan Astrology presents a contemporary guide to one of the most sophisticated astrological systems ever developed. Like other ancient peoples, the Maya looked to the cycles of the planets as markers of time and designators of order. The predictable cycles they observed became codified in the Mayan calendar and astrological system as a way of organizing the seeming chaos of human life.
Mayan astrology is based on 20 named days that are cycled 13 times to create a 260-day calendar, the Tzolkin. The authors explain the symbolism, logic, and meaning of the 20 day-signs; how these signs reflect 260 possible personality types; and how they can be used for divination. They also explain the important role of the Four Directions and the planet Venus in one’s personality matrix and life issues. Included are extensive, easy-to-use tables of Mayan astrological data, allowing readers to determine their day-signs, to see how these signs are also influenced by the cycle of the Night Lords and the 13-day trecena, and to cast their own horoscopes.
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Praise for How to Practice Mayan Astrology
Bonnie Cehovet, Angelfire.com, Dec 2006
Elder Frank Spirit Wolf La Rusch, Whirling Rainbow, Vol. 20, No. 4
"Step-by-step, the reader is given a sound and logical explanation of Mayan astrology. The definitions and discussion of the signs is precise. A guide to the culture of the Mayans is given for reference.
"Well-written. Interesting. Enjoyable." Lee Prosser, Ghostvillage.com, March 2007
John Major Jenkins, author of Maya Cosmogenesis 2012