Astrology for Beginners

Astrology for Beginners : A Simple Way to Read Your Chart

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Getting a glimpse of your own astrological chart isn't a challenge these days. The tough part is finding meaning in this complex diagram of symbols. In "Astrology for Beginners", Joann Hampar shows that interpreting your birth chart is actually easy. Emphasizing a practical approach, this step-by-step guide takes you effortlessly through the language of astrological symbols. As each chapter unfolds, a new realm of your horoscope will be revealed, including chart patterns, zodiac signs, houses, planets and aspects. By the last lesson, you'll be able to read and interpret your chart--what originally looked like a jumble of symbols - and gain valuable insight into yourself and others.Joann Hampar, a professional astrologer for twenty years, attended the American School of Astrology in Manhattan and is certified in electional and horary astrology. She was a staff writer for "American Astrology Magazine" and has contributed to "Dell Horoscope", "The Mountain Astrologer" and Llewellyn's "New Worlds".
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 153 x 229 x 13.21mm | 290.3g
  • Minnesota, United States
  • English
  • 0738711063
  • 9780738711065
  • 476,469

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"With chart in hand, this is a great resource for the average astrological seeker. With the provisions noted, highly recommended for most public libraries."--Library Journal

"It's a decent starting point for anyone interested in getting beyond Sun-Sign astrology, with some very handy reference material."--Dell Horoscope

"Astrology for Beginners ought to work very well in terms of introducing beginners to real astrology."--National Council for Geocosmic Research

"Joann Hampar's book is an excellent guide for those interested in learning how to read a chart. She sorts out the basics in an exceptionally clear way, and she conveys meaning succinctly without being trite."--The Mountain Astrologer

"From my perspective as a trained astrologer, I have to say this is a brilliant place to start."--Diane Howe, Prediction Magazine

"This book has substance, and doesn't overwhelm the reader with the technical language of astrology. What's offered is down-to-earth and practical."--Molly Hall,
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About Joann Hampar

Joann Hampar's career in astrology began in 1983 when she was hired as a staff writer for American Astrology Magazine in New York City. In the years that followed she devoted much of her time to counseling private clients and writing freelance articles for AA and other magazines, including Dell Horoscope, The Mountain Astrologer, Llewellyn's New Times, and AFA's Today's Astrologer. Her first book was published in 1993 by the American Federation of Astrologers and addressed a simplified method of reading one's birth chart.

Hampar studied at the American School of Astrology in New York City, and earned a Certificate in Horary and Electional Astrology from the Gilbert Navarro - Ivy Jacobson School in Horary and Electional Astrology. She is a member of the American Federation of Astrologers, Theosophical Society, Association for Research and Enlightenment and Asia Society.
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