Asteroid Signatures Course
Asteroids can bring us to the brink of the great mystery when we discover their significations woven into the tapestry of our fate from the moment of birth. They have been linked with spirit guides, daimons, karma, and destiny, providing the specific details of the major life themes indicated by the planets.
In addition to Ceres, Pallas, Juno, and Vesta, astrologers now have access to zodiacal positions of more than 20,000 named asteroids. This course will propel you into the study of all those other asteroids. Personal names of important people in your life, geographical places that hold special destiny for you, mythic deities that span world cultures can point to vocational paths and life-altering experiences, historical personages with whose work you are attuned, and broad concepts that contribute to your character.
Week One: Introduction – How to obtain positions of a multitude of asteroids, identify which ones are important in a chart, and research their meanings. Discussion of asteroids related to Divination and to Astrology, connecting us to the ancient tradition of spiritual guidance from the stars.
Week Two: Personal Name, Place, & Concept Asteroids – Individual threads stitched into the pattern of your life.
Week Three: Mythic Deity Asteroids from World Cultures – Egyptian, Celtic, Norse, Hindu, Asian, Ancient Near Eastern, Greco-Roman, and the Americas. Particular collective transcultural archetypes that surface into your waking consciousness?
Week Four: Dark Goddess Asteroids – Naming, healing, and redeeming the dark feminine in the psyche and society.
Demetra George received her Masters degree in Classics from the University of Oregon, where she was also an instructor. She has been active in astrology since 1971, and in 2002 she received the renowned Regulus Award in Theory and Understanding.
Specializing in archetypal mythology and ancient techniques, she is the author of several classic astrology books including Asteroid Goddesses, Astrology for Yourself, Mysteries of the Dark Moon, Finding Our Way through the Dark, and Astrology and the Authentic Self. Demetra lectures internationally.
Demetra offers instruction in all levels of astrological education: the fundamentals of interpretation, chart delineation, Hellenistic astrology, mythic asteroids, and ancient Greek for astrologers. She has taught the history of astrology at the University of Oregon, and lives in Eugene, Oregon.