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About dadsnook

Dave has been exploring cyclic astrology since the mid-1970's. CYCLIC astrology utilizes both Return charts and planetary-pair cycles for short-term prediction. These practices and four years of archived material are available for study or reading at ninthhouse.wordpress.com A new book, Personal Prediction ISBN 978-9-615-63033-5, has been published and the MC-Solar Cycle technique is now supported through a recognized software provider so that all students and practicing astrologers can apply these techniques for their own use. Recently, Dave has been exploring a new charting format:, transiting Moon to natal Sun Return charts. These moon-sun returns show how see seek to maintain or deal with change in our lives. A book is expected to be released in 2015. Contact Dave for details at dadsnook@charter.net Dave is a retired business systems analyst and automation systems engineer, enjoys woodcarving and tarot in addition to astrology.

Blog 7; Assessment of Ganagi’s Goethe Awareness Profile.

Gangaji’s experiences, especially those while in India with her teacher Papaji, differ significantly from some of those we have previously examined.  With the exception of Goethe and Shirley MacLaine, we were dealing with those who had a physical challenge which … Continue reading

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Blog Six; Gangai Grudgingly ‘Graduates’ To Teacher Status

After several weeks with Papaji in Hardwar, India, while experiencing many inner revelations, Gangaji has reached a point where she expresses great gratitude to Papaji and asks what she might give him in return for what she has received.  He … Continue reading

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Blog Five; Gangai Completes Her Lessons

About two weeks after arriving at Papaji’s home in Hardwar, India, Gangaji became very ill.  When she asked for treatment, Papaji told her to endure the fever for a day before taking an effective local remedy.  That process worked out … Continue reading

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Blog Four; Gangaji Goes To India, Meets Her Teacher

Note:  The charts portrayed in this posting utilize an astrological charting program called ‘StarFisher.’  StarFisher is a ‘free-to-download’ and ‘easy-to-use’ program.  Instructions for its downloading and use to create Moon-to-Sun Returns is provided in the menu selections.  For those who … Continue reading

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  An update.  My computer software has a bug in its calculation routine for some forms of charting — such as Advanced diurnal charts.  This should be easy to replicate but my software provider can not duplicate the problem.  Software … Continue reading

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Software Issues

I am currently experiencing software issues.  It may take a few days to resolve the errors that the software is producing.  I will try to work around these issues if I can.  

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Blog Three: Gangaji Goes Searching

Following her physical collapse, Gangaji was deeply fatigued.  It took some time, hours and days, to recover and feel more normal.  She and Eli took that time to reflect, to ask, “What have we done?”  That answer was obvious, they … Continue reading

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