The Inner Planets: Building Blocks of Personal Reality

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Weiser Books, Jan 15, 1993 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 352 pages
The fourth volume to appear in the Seminar in Psychological Astrology series sponsored by the Centre for Psychological Astrology in London. In this exciting book, the authors team up to discuss the value of Mercury, Venus, and Mars as they symbolize important aspects of personality. This book is about the process of understanding how the inner planets actually represent the individual, and how they directly color the energy of the Sun and the Moon.
 

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THE MANY FACES OF MERCURY IN MYTHOLOGY BY HOWARD SASPORTAS
3
MERCURY IN THE HOROSCOPE BY HOWARD SASPORTAS
31
VENUS
67
THE MYTHOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY OF VENUS BY LJZ GREENE
69
A DISCUSSION OF VENUS AND SEXUALITY BY Uz GREENE
94
MARS
136
THE MYTHOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY OF MARS BY Liz GREENE
138
MARS IN THE HOROSCOPE BY HOWARD SASPORTAS
184
CHART INTERPRETATION
222
A DISCUSSION WITH EXAMPLES BY Liz GREENE AND HOWARD SASPORTAS
224
CONCLUSION
256
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
258
ABOUT THE CENTRE FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ASTROLOGY
291
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About the author (1993)

Liz Greene is the cofounder of the Centre for Psychological Astrology in London and a contributor to the most respected astrology site on the web, www.astro.com. She holds a doctorate in psychology and is a qualified Jungian analyst. She also holds a diploma in counseling from the Centre for Transpersonal Psychology in London and a diploma from the Faculty of Astrological Studies, of which she is a lifetime patron. She is the author of many books on astrological, psychological, and mythological themes, which have been translated into a number of languages, including Saturn: A New Look at an Old Devil, Astrology for Lovers, The Astrology of Fate, The Mythic Tarot (with Juliet Sharman-Burke), and The Astrological Neptune.

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