Sun sign column in the local newspapers or magazines is considered as astrology by most of the people. But, astrology is much more serious matter. Astrology, actually, is the large group of traditions, systems and beliefs.
There are various types of astrology. While all types of astrology are different in many ways, they still have one thing in common. In each type, the relative positions of celestial bodies and various other points present in the heavens can give information about humanity, human affairs, individuals and other earthy matters.
Astrology is known since the dawn of time, through all ups and downs, persecuted and prosecuted, out favor or in favor – astrology continues to evolve and thrive in tandem with humanity. It has a strong religious significance in some cultures and remains to be controversial in others. Every culture has its own astrology and becomes difficult to find the exact number of the types of astrology. We have found some that can help you to know about the types of astrology:
Natal Astrology: This type of astrology can be found in Chinese, Indian and Western astrological traditions. This astrology is based on the fact that the personality and path in life of every single individual can be determined by setting up a Natal Chart. The exact date, location and time of birth of an individual are required to create a Natal Chart.
Indian Astrology: This astrology is also called Vedic or Hindu astrology. During the development of Hindu astrology, it was also based on the Hellenistic influences.
Chinese Astrology: This astrology has a close relation with Chinese philosophy. Chinese astrology dates since second century BC and used the principles of yin and yang.
Western Astrology: This astrology is very popular in all Western countries. It is considered as the continuation of Babylonian and Hellenistic traditions.
The aforementioned types are very few among various types of astrology named – Tropical Astrology, Horary Astrology, Arab and Persian Astrology, Egyptian Astrology, Islamic Astrology, Kabbalistic Astrology, Hellenistic Astrology, Judicial Astrology, Nadi Astrology, Medical Astrology, Meteorological Astrology, Financial Astrology, Sun Sign Astrology, Psychological Astrology and Hamburg School of Astrology.