In the world of astrology, you can anticipate the future of a person and guess his or her character traits. This is only possible with the sky picture of the person on the day he or she was born. This method is called by astrologers the reading of a star chart. It is a concept that explains how the position of the planets at the time of our birth is decisive for the rest of our life on planet Earth.
For example, Mercury is generally the planet that influences, the most, the communicative side of the human being. Mars, on the other hand, enhances your love life and your seductive profile. More details in a few moments.
Can anyone read a birth chart?
To be able to read your own or someone else’s birth chart, you must first know your zodiac sign. The zodiac is made up of 12 signs in reference to the 12 months of the year. Depending on your date of birth, you will be able to determine to which sign you belong.
In a star chart, there is a circle on which each sign of the zodiac has a part. You will need to find your part in this circle, then pay attention to how the planets and stars are positioned.
Once you have defined your astrological sign, you can begin your research to better understand and recognize yourself in it. Here are the 12 signs of the zodiac and their elements:
- water signs: cancer, scorpio, fish;
- the fire signs: lion, ram, sagittarius;
- the earth signs: taurus, capricorn, virgin;
- air signs: gemini, libra, aquarius.
Once you understand your sign and the elements that influence it, it will be easier to move on to the chart reading stage.
How to interpret the planets and houses to read a birth chart?
You should always look for your ascendant which is an important factor in your birth chart. The ascendant is a point that will be just above the eastern horizon on the day of your birth. This is where you will be able to read the location of the houses on your natal chart circle.
To begin, you can imagine your circle as a clock, then start counting down at 9:00 a.m., where your corresponding ascendant is placed. The countdown is counter-clockwise.
Remember that each house in your circle represents a specific aspect of your life and your future as well. Here, each house represents a planet. There are the first 6 and the last 6, then 6 more. You need to learn more about the outer and inner planets, then their meanings in relation to the stars and signs.
What are some good tips for reading a birth chart correctly?
As in every field, it is imperative to have some basic knowledge and interpretation. This is in order to understand someone’s birth chart, or even your own.
For one reason or another, it is quite complicated to read your own natal chart. For this, you can consult the many sites on the internet that offer you a personalized astral chart reading.
Beware, there are non-professional sites that proclaim rates even if they have no knowledge in the field. It is best to visit sites with good reviews from users.
If you can, it is perfectly possible to visit a professional instead of a website. You will be able to get more explanations, and ask all the questions that intrigue you without any embarrassment.
Apart from astrological knowledge, your date of birth, your place of birth and the exact time of your birth are essential elements.