Chiron – A Fourth Ray Planet

Chiron’s energy seems strikingly similar to that of the Fourth Ray of Harmony through Conflict, mentioned by Alice Bailey as being transmitted through Taurus, Scorpio, and Sagittarius (three signs of prominence in the Chiron discovery chart). The Fourth Ray is said to be associated with the plane just beyond the mental, that is, the intuitive … Read more

Chiron – An Overview

I have been working with Chiron since 1985 when I first discovered that it occupied the same degree as my natal Moon. How could I ignore it? I have since devoured everything I could find on the subject. For me, it has been important to survey all the available literature, as well as observing Chiron … Read more

Pelion – The Land Apollo Loved

The Pelion region is known as the home of the Centaurs and the summer playground of the Olympian gods. But the region is also important in antiquity and in the following article Brian Clark meanders through some of the myths of the region.   Majestic Pelion Driving across the plains of Thessaly towards the Pagasitic … Read more

Brave New World – Forward into the Fifties

“we cannot live in the afternoon of life according to the programme of life’s morning; for what was great in the morning will be little at evening, and what in the morning was true will at evening become a lie.” [1] – Carl G. Jung   Three days before my exact Chiron return I had … Read more

The Radical Virgo

Virgo/Pisces and Chiron In my article, “A New Look at Virgo: Shifting from Mercury to Chiron” (The Mountain Astrologer, April 1990), I presented an updated image of Virgo with Chiron as its new ruler. An abundance of positive responses (and synchronistic connections) poured forth when I put out my concept of what Virgo is becoming.  Certainly, Virgo … Read more

The Centaur Connection – Expanding Chiron’s Territory

  Introduction Whenever we think or speak of Chiron, the image of the “wounded healer” invariably comes to mind. In the short space of the twenty-two years since Chiron’s discovery on All Saints Day, November 1st, 1977, astrologers have eagerly embraced this particular face of the Chiron archetype. The wound dominates our Chironic landscape, as … Read more

Chiron and Pluto – The Comet Brothers

“…the runt planet Pluto is actually the king of the ice dwarfs, the leader of the cosmic centaurs…Some astronomers, only partly tongue in cheek, say we should regard Pluto not as the smallest of planets, but as a comet to end all comets.” [1] –Nigel Henbest, The Planets: Portraits of New Worlds     R-E-S-P-E-C-T … Read more

Chiron meets Pluto at the Big Turn

Or Roosters Encounter Owls There is a curious zeitgeist sweeping across the western world. It goes by a number of names. In religious circles it is known as Millennialism. In the secular world of science, computers and technology, it has been dubbed the Millennial Bug and more recently, the Millennial Bomb. Whether the focus is … Read more

Wholeness and the Inner Marriage

The Chiron Sector and Relationships The many keywords for Chiron fit into a one-word concept—wholeness. For instance, Chironic people and things act as a ‘rainbow bridge’ between Saturn and Uranus, synthesizing the best of the old and new. Chiron’s job is to intercede between tradition (the way things have always been) and (r)evolution (the way … Read more