The three air signs of the zodiac are Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. Air Signs are communicative,
intellectual and have clarity of thought. People with an abundance of Air in their chart tend to
have their head in the clouds.
The ascendant means "rising sign," which is the sign that had just risen over the horizon at the
moment of an individual's birth. The ascendant is your public persona – personality traits, needs
and physical characteristics.
An aspect is a relationship between two planets. This relationship generally consists of the
geometrical angles between them – some aspects are beneficial while others present challenges.
An astral plane is a level of awareness in the etheric world. It acts as a double of the earth with a
notable exception – everything is neutral. It is a place where soul minds can meet and change
An astrologer studies the relationships and influences of the stars and planets. Using this
information, they can prepare astrological charts that can tell intimate details and predictions of
people, places and things.
Astrology includes the study of planetary cycles and how their respective energies influence life
on earth. Astrology studies the harmony of the universe and relates it to the possibilities of
human behavior and experience.
Everything present in nature has an aura – an envelope of energy that radiates from within. An
aura is not visible to the normal eye but generally can be seen by Clairvoyants as a multicolored
mist or halo of light.
Automatic writing is a free-flowing message sent by an entity in the form of the written word via
a person. It is sometimes called 'trance' writing, because it is done quickly and without
judgment. The person may appear in a trance-like state, putting down whatever comes to mind.
The messages may be in a language foreign to the person's own native tongue and the
handwriting can be unrecognizable to the person penning the words. It may also be lacking
spaces and punctuation. Pictures or symbols may be part of the writing as well. Automatic
writing allows the person access to the entity for guidance. It can also serve to retrieve
information from your unconscious and/or provide insight.
A birth chart is a basic tool of astrology which uses the date, time and place of an individual's
birth to show the positions of the planets in the signs and houses at the time of birth.
The Cardinal signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. Cardinal signs are the initiators of the
zodiac who are associated with getting the ball rolling – but also being impulsive.
According to Tantric philosophy and Yoga, chakra is the Sanskrit word for 'moving wheel.' The
chakras are vortexes of energy present in the energy centers of the body. The chakras are not
physical, but they function as pathways for energy to be taken in. There are seven such chakras
and each one is associated with a section of the body, as well as assigned emotions, thoughts
and functions within the body. Chakras are assigned a color, which is displayed in a person's
aura, and can help to reveal a person's spiritual and physical health, as well as one's karma.
A channeler is someone who receives messages of advice and teachings from a spirit guide. The
channeler's relationship is a direct, beneficial one. A guardian angel serves to protect a person
from harm and a spirit guide provides guidance and knowledge in order to help further one's
path to spiritual enlightenment.
Clairaudience is defined as one's inner voice – translated it means 'clear hearing.' This is the
power to hear sounds that are not audible to the normal human ear, but exist in the tangible
world or in another dimension.
Clairsentience means 'clear knowing' or 'clear thinking,' and signifies your inner sensing. Those
with this ability can perceive information out of the range of ordinary perception. It is not tied to
one specific sense and can manifest as feelings, sensations or smells. It's the subtlest way of
receiving psychic messages, and many people may not even be aware it is happening and
explain it away as a revelation.
This term is often used as a catch-all phrase for psychic ability, but it really describes one's inner
vision. Clairvoyance is a French term which translates to 'clear seeing.' It's the ability to 'see'
what is not physically in front of you, in the form of an image or event in the past, present or
Two planets are conjunct when they occupy the same degree of the birth chart.
Cusps are the imaginary boundaries between zodiac signs and the houses.