Conversations with the Planets

Conversations with the Planets

A podcast that roots the wisdom of the stars into our lived experiences here on Earth and weaves the power of diverse healing modalities together with astrology. read less
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16. Asteroid Stories - Rhea and Chariklo
6d ago
16. Asteroid Stories - Rhea and Chariklo
Astrologically, asteroids that are placed prominently in our birth charts serve as beacons to the mythic stories we embody in our lifetimes. In this podcast episode, astrologers Lori Kaufman and Alicia Cielle Heiser discuss the mythology of Rhea (Kronos's wife) and Chariklo (Chiron's wife). While their husbands are more well-know, these two powerful women add depth and dimension to ancient stories that continue to play out in our modern lives. We also take a tangent to talk about the impact of dark houses in the birth chart, a topic that both Lori and Alicia are intimately familiar with through their own birth charts. This episode builds on material we discussed in our ⁠Asteroids 101 episode⁠. Be sure to listen the ⁠Asteroids 101 episode⁠ first if you'd like a primer on what asteroids are and how to look up and interpret asteroids in an astrology chart.  Asteroid Numbers: Rhea: 577 Chariklo: 10199 Resources mentioned in the podcast: https://www.theoi.com The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller WHERE TO FIND US:  ⁠⁠Conversations with the Planets Instagram ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠@conversationswplanets⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's blog: ⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/blog⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@aliciacielle⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Lori's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@lorik_127⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Lori's website ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lorikaufman27.com/astrology/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Please make sure to subscribe to our channel and like this video! We apologize that this episode is only available in audio format, there were some technical difficulties in uploading the video.
14. A Simple, Potent and Ancient Technique - Sect in Astrology
Mar 22 2024
14. A Simple, Potent and Ancient Technique - Sect in Astrology
Were you born during the day or night? This simple distinction can have a big influence on how your birth chart and life unfold. Do you embody a more solar or lunar way of being, and how does that show up in your life? Is Jupiter your greatest helper, or do you vibe more to the rhythms of Venus? Sect is a central technique in ancient Hellenistic astrology and a very simple approach that you can start integrating into your astrological toolkit right now. How to determine the sect of your birth chart: first, find the ascendant - this is where the horizon was when you were born. Then, look for the Sun in your birth chart. If it is above the horizon, you have a day chart and the Sun was visible when you were born. If the Sun is below the ascendant/descendant axis then you have a night chart. Day sect planets: Sun, Jupiter, Saturn Night sect planets: Moon, Venus, Mars Phases of the Moon Podcast Resources to learn more about sect: Ancient Astrology in Theory and Practice Volume 1 by Demetra George Astrology Podcast Episode on Sect WHERE TO FIND US:  ⁠Conversations with the Planets Instagram ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠@conversationswplanets⁠ Lori's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@lorik_127⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Lori's website ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lorikaufman27.com/astrology/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@aliciacielle⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Please make sure to subscribe to our channel, leave us a review and like this video!
12. Asteroid Stories - Philomela and Weaving Grief into Art
Feb 23 2024
12. Asteroid Stories - Philomela and Weaving Grief into Art
One of the most impactful ways to work with asteroids astrologically is to use them to determine which mythic stories you embody in your lifetime. Storytelling can be a deeply healing experience that connects us backwards and forwards across time through the lineage of oral tradition. In this episode, astrologer Hannah Piper Burns talks about the mythic story of Philomela who weaves the grief of her tragedy into a tapestry. The story of Philomela can be captured through tracking her asteroid in an astrological chart. Philomela is a powerful being who can prompt us to speak the unspeakable and transform tragedy into beauty. This episode builds on material we discussed in our ⁠Asteroids 101 episode⁠. Be sure to listen the ⁠Asteroids 101 episode⁠ first if you'd like a primer on what asteroids are and how to look up and interpret asteroids in an astrology chart.  Philomela asteroid number: 196 WHERE TO FIND US:  Hannah Piper Burns website: https://www.hannahpiperburns.com/ Hannah Piper Burns Instagram @baby_baba_yaga ⁠⁠Conversations with the Planets Instagram ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠@conversationswplanets⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's blog: ⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/blog⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@aliciacielle⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Lori's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@lorik_127⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Lori's website ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lorikaufman27.com/astrology/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Please make sure to subscribe to our channel and like this video!
10: Asteroid Underworld Stories - Adonis, Ceres and Persephone
Feb 2 2024
10: Asteroid Underworld Stories - Adonis, Ceres and Persephone
One of the most impactful ways to work with asteroids astrologically is to use them to determine which mythic stories you embody in your lifetime. Storytelling can be a deeply healing experience that connects us backwards and forwards across time through the lineage of oral tradition. In this podcast episode, astrologers Alicia Cielle Heiser and Lori Kaufman share the stories of Adonis, Ceres/Demeter and Persephone and how these asteroids are impactful in their personal birth charts. This episode builds on material we discussed in our Asteroids 101 episode. Be sure to listen the Asteroids 101 episode first if you'd like a primer on what asteroids are and how to look up and interpret asteroids in an astrology chart. Here's a link to a podcast episode with more information about the mythology of Ceres Asteroid number for Adonis: 2101 Asteroid number for Ceres: 1 Asteroid number for Demeter: 1108 Asteroid number for Persephone: 399 Asteroid number for Proserpina: 26 WHERE TO FIND US:  ⁠Conversations with the Planets Instagram ⁠ ⁠@conversationswplanets⁠ Alicia Cielle's blog: ⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/blog⁠ Alicia Cielle's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@aliciacielle⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠ Lori's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@lorik_127⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Lori's website ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lorikaufman27.com/astrology/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Please make sure to subscribe to our channel and like this video!
8. Tracking Your Shifting Rhythms with Secondary Progressed Moon Phases
Feb 1 2024
8. Tracking Your Shifting Rhythms with Secondary Progressed Moon Phases
Working with secondary progressed Moon phases is a great way to understand how our energy, fortune and vitality shifts over time. Knowing what phase your progressed Moon is in can tell you whether you're in a life phase of gathering resources or a time more focused on releasing, resting and letting go. In this episode, astrologers Lori Kaufman and Alicia Cielle Heiser discuss how to interpret progressed Moon phases in an astrological birth chart. This episode builds on topics we discussed in 2 previous episodes. If you'd like to learn more about how to interpret Moon phases, please listen to our episode here. And if you'd like to learn more about how to work with secondary progressions, you can find that episode here. Our Moon phase episode discusses how to determine your natal Moon phase in your birth chart based on the placements of your natal Sun and natal Moon. To determine your progressed Moon phase, use the same technique but look at the relationship between your progressed Sun and progressed Moon. So if your progressed Sun is in Sagittarius and your progressed Moon is in Pisces, your progressed Moon would be in its waxing crescent or waxing first quarter phase, depending on the distance between the planets. If you're confused about calculating your progressed Moon phase, please reach out on Instagram or leave us a comment and we'll help you figure it out! Ephemeris Resources: Link to a good physical ephemeris: ⁠https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11718100⁠ You can also google the Swiss Ephemeris for specific years, here is a link to the 2024 ephemeris: ⁠https://www.astro.com/swisseph/ae/2000/ae_2024.pdf⁠ WHERE TO FIND US:  Conversations with the Planets Instagram ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠@conversationswplanets Lori's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@lorik_127⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Lori's website ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lorikaufman27.com/astrology/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@aliciacielle⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Please make sure to subscribe to our channel, leave us a review and like this video!
7. A Powerful Timing Technique: Secondary Progressions
Jan 21 2024
7. A Powerful Timing Technique: Secondary Progressions
While our natal charts are a snapshot of the sky at the moment we were born, the planets keep moving and their progressions can indicate how we grow and evolve over time. Secondary Progressions is a great timing technique to understand our internal pulses and rhythms as we move through life. In this episode, Astrologers Alicia Cielle Heiser and Lori Kaufman talk about how to work with Secondary Progressions as a timing technique and how to interpret progressions when reading a natal chart. We apologize that this episode is only available in audio format, there were technical issues with uploading the video version of this recording. If you prefer the video version, you can find our podcast on Youtube. Ephemeris resources: Link to a good physical ephemeris: ⁠https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11718100⁠ You can also google the Swiss Ephemeris for specific years, here is a link to the 2024 ephemeris: ⁠https://www.astro.com/swisseph/ae/2000/ae_2024.pdf⁠ WHERE TO FIND US:  Conversations with the Planets Instagram ⁠ ⁠@conversationswplanets Lori's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@lorik_127⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠   Lori's website ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lorikaufman27.com/astrology/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's Instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@aliciacielle⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Alicia Cielle's website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.aliciacielle.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Please make sure to subscribe to our channel, leave us a review and like this video!
2. Embodying Astrology with Elements and Temperaments
Jan 4 2024
2. Embodying Astrology with Elements and Temperaments
In this episode, Astrologers Lori Kaufman and Alicia Cielle Heiser talk about the importance of feeling our astrological birth charts through physical embodiment. We begin by guiding a nourishing breathing exercise. Then, we dig into some astrological theory to discuss elements and temperament, two tools that can help you translate physical sensations to astrological language. WHERE TO FIND US: Conversations with the Planets Instagram ⁠ ⁠@conversationswplanets Lori's Instagram @lorik_127   Lori's website https://lorikaufman27.com/astrology/ Alicia Cielle's Instagram @aliciacielle Alicia Cielle's website: https://www.aliciacielle.com/TEMPERAMENT CORRESPONDENCES BROKEN DOWNSANGUINE: Hot and moist; Air element; Air Zodiac Signs (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius); Jupiter; Spring; Sun in Northern Hemisphere Spring Zodiac Signs (Sun in Aries, Sun in Taurus, Sun in Gemini); New and Waxing Crescent Moon Phases. CHOLERIC: Hot and dry; Fire element; Fire Zodiac Signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius); Sun and Mars; Summer; Sun in Northern Hemisphere Summer Zodiac Signs (Sun in Cancer, Sun in Leo, Sun in Virgo); First Quarter and Waxing Gibbous Moon Phases. MELANCHOLIC: Cold and dry; Earth element; Earth Zodiac Signs (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn); Saturn; Autumn; Sun in Northern Hemisphere Autumn Zodiac Signs (Sun in Libra, Sun in Scorpio, Sun in Sagittarius); Full and Disseminating Moon Phases. PHLEGMATIC: Cold and moist; Water element; Water Zodiac Signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces); Venus and Moon; Winter; Sun in Northern Hemisphere Winter Zodiac Signs (Sun in Capricorn, Sun in Aquarius, Sun in Pisces); Third Quarter and Balsamic Moon Phases. Please make sure to subscribe to our channel and like this video!