"It's one of a handful among hundreds of astrology books that will remain a treasure for many years to come."
Dell Magazines, February 2003
An ideal guide for aspect analysis by the beginning student of astrology and an excellent resource for the advanced astrologer... A key text for all those using astrology."
Barbara Hand Clow, author of Chiron: Rainbow Bridge Between the Inner and Outer Planets
Aspects in Astrology provides both the novice and the experienced astrologer the methods needed to grasp the vast knowledge offered to us by our horoscope.
Aspects are an essential piece of the astrological puzzle when it comes to interpreting and using the information that astrology can give us. It is not enough to know the placement of the planets on the horoscope. It is the relationships between the stars and planets that let us grasp the destiny of the individual. Aspects describe the drama of our lives – the complex configurations that influence what will happen to us over time.
Sue Tompkins, a fellow of the Faculty of Astrological Studies in London, shows how to interpret aspects when doing daily astrological readings. Using the lives of real people she demonstrates how to plot the aspects and provides comprehensive sections of interpretations for every planetary combination.
Detailing the influence of oppositions, trines and elemental trines, and cardinal, mutable, and fixed crosses, Tompkins reveals how aspects provide the energy in the chart that transforms the horoscope into something symbolizing an alive and vital human being.