Learning Astrology can feel overwhelming at times. There are so many different elements, approaches and methods. This is why I would like to share the books and websites that helped me on my Astrological journey. When you are just starting to learn Astrology, do not feel discouraged, give yourself time and take it step by step.
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Books for Beginners
learn astrology basics
This is a good book to start with, as it takes you through all the elements of a birth chart as well as how to put everything together. Judy Hall is one of my favourite Astrologers and I recommend most of her books.
A great book to learn about Astrological houses- a topic which can often bring confusion to new students. I still use this book as a reference and own more books written by Howard Sasportas.
Mercury, Venus and Mars discussed in the form of seminars. A great addition to an Astrology bookshelf. Contains a similar table as ‘The Luminaries’ by same authors.
The four elements- Water, Air, Earth and Fire – are not always equally represented in our charts. If you would like to learn more about an element that is underrepresented in your chart, the books below are a great way to start with.
If you are curious about aspects in your birth chart, this is the book to have. It describes all the possible planetary combinations in an Astrological chart. Great as a reference for later on in the Astrological journey.
A classic book to learn about the four elements. It certainly helps to understand the energies behind each Zodiac sign.
Intermediate Books/ Topics
learn astrology in more depth
A great book if you would like to learn more about Karmic Astrology. In-depth description of aspects. Mentions the Lunar Nodes and Chiron as well.
A detailed study of Saturn in a birth chart. Perfect book if you want to learn more about this planet.
My favourite book to start with when learning about Predictive Astrology. Great chapter on Secondary Progressions and Progressed Lunar Cycle.
More on Saturn- this time in transits. I love the description of Saturn’s journey through the houses and how it can manifest in one’s life.
If you are curious about Chiron, this is the book to read. It includes descriptions of Chiron in signs/ houses as well as in aspect to planets in the birth chart.
A very useful book to learn about Solar Return charts and to keep as a reference for further study. Great description of the Solar Return Sun in houses.
if you want to learn astrology in a different way
- AstroLogos– I learned tons from Astro Logos materials. Their study shops and online courses took me to a new level in my Astrology knowledge. I highly recommend their website.
- Astrodienst– A perfect website to keep all of your charts in one place. It also offers many free reports.
- Astro Seek – My favourite website to check the upcoming new and full moons. Very handy and easy to use.
Do you need some help in deciphering your own birth chart? Please check my Recorded Astrology Readings page and learn more about what gifts your Horoscope is hiding. Whether it’s a simple reading or a more detailed forecast, you can choose your favourite.