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Monday, May 28 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
What do the Terms 'Malefic' and 'Benefic' Mean? What Do They Come From?

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In both traditional Eastern and Western forms of astrology there are planets, houses and aspects that have been classified as "Good" or Benefic, and "Bad" or Malefic. Modern astrologers dispute this concept, and rightly so. What has been lacking is an explanation for why this classification has arisen. It takes more than good intentions to change these symbols from one to the other. This lecture discusses the causes of and solutions to the Malefic-Benefic polarization.

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Robert Hand

Robert Hand is one of the world's leading astrologers. Born in 1942, he began learning astrology at the age of 17 from his father Wilfred Hand, a friend of the late Charles Jayne. Rob has been a student of astrology since 1960 and a professional astrologer since 1972. He received... Read More →

Monday May 28, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Belmont Room