A Beginner’s Guide to Astrology: Reading the Stars – by Shannon

28th September 2023

Introduction: Your Beginner’s Guide to the Cosmic Tapestry

Hello, star explorers! Welcome as I take you on a beginner’s guide to Astrology. Embark on this incredible cosmic adventure with me. For years, I’ve delved into the influence of stars and planets. Ever gazed at the sky, pondering its significance? You’ve come to the right place. This beginner’s guide to astrology clarifies complex terms and shows how they relate to your life.

The Allure of the Celestial: Why Astrology Captivates Us

For millennia, astrology has held a fascination for humanity. Similarly, royals and esteemed artists have turned to the stars for guidance and inspiration. Moreover, astrology does more than merely predict the future; it sheds light on our inner selves and uncovers undiscovered life paths. Consequently, it offers a nuanced lens through which we can better understand ourselves and the world around us.

Showing the Beginner's guide to Astrology


The Beginner’s Guide to The Zodiac Wheel: Navigating the 12 Signs

Astrology centers on the zodiac, a celestial pathway traversed by the sun, moon, and planets. In keeping with a beginner’s guide theme, let’s explore how this 12-sign pathway functions. The zodiac is divided into 12 unique sections, each representing a different sign. Whether you’re a courageous Aries or a perceptive Pisces, your sign contributes to your identity. Most people start their astrological journey by learning their sun sign, an excellent entry point for grasping celestial influences.

Astrology Signs Wheel

Aspects and Houses: The Building Blocks of a Birth Chart

Astrology is not limited to just your sun sign. Additionally, for a more comprehensive view, astrologers utilize a birth chart that captures the sky’s unique configuration at the time of your birth. This chart not only highlights the positions of various planets but also shows their angular relationships and the division of the sky into 12 sections. Consequently, these intricate details serve to deepen our self-understanding by illuminating aspects such as relationships, career potential, and even undiscovered talents.


Planets: The Cosmic Influencers

Each planet in our solar system plays a distinct role in shaping our lives. To begin with, the Sun is central to understanding who we are at our core. In contrast, the Moon primarily influences our emotional landscape. Additionally, Venus governs matters related to love, while Mars offers insights into our energy levels. Furthermore, Jupiter has a say in our luck and personal growth. Therefore, gaining an understanding of how these celestial bodies impact you can be likened to deciphering a secret code that elucidates your life’s nuances.

The Planets


Retrogrades and Lunar Phases: Timing is Everything

Have you ever experienced life’s unexpected slowdowns or complications? Many attribute this to planets appearing to move backward, particularly Mercury. Moreover, the moon’s phases, ranging from new to full, influence our emotions and actions. These celestial events serve as natural timekeepers, guiding us on when to initiate projects or pause for reflection.


Putting it All Together: Beginner’s Guide to Your Personal Cosmic Code

Equipped with basic knowledge of zodiac signs and planetary relationships, you’re prepared to delve into your birth chart or examine daily horoscopes. However, it’s important to realize that you’ve only scratched the surface. Indeed, astrology promises a lifelong journey of exploration. The more you delve into it, the more awe-inspiring revelations await you.

A Beginner's guide to Astrology with Birth Chart

Conclusion: Your Journey Through the Stars Begins

Astrology gives you a special way to understand yourself and how you fit into the big picture of the universe. By getting to know the basics, you’re starting an exciting journey that will help you learn more about yourself and the world around you.

Thank you for joining me on this cosmic voyage. May the stars light your way to boundless possibilities.

Shine brightly,

Your Astrologer, Shannon.

Follow me on Twitter Here

What is QR Tarot?

Scan QR Codes with your Smartphone in a world-first Tarot Learning experience.

Take your QR Tarot journey now...