Astrological calendars and daily horoscope planners 2017

For all astrology enthusiasts – or those who want to give a family member a spiritually inspired gift.

These calendars come with information on conjuncts and retrogrades. You will also find guides for your personal star sign – or one you love – for the whole year. A great spiritual gift or your personal guide to the year.

The Llewellyn’s Astrological Pocket Planner are unique because they are the only ones to feature three years of ephemeris and aspectarian data.

Suitable for both beginner and advanced astrologers this Astrological Planner will help you choose the best dates for every aspect of your business and personal life.

Most people interested in astrology have the need to know when Mercury goes retrograde, when the moon is full, what days are best for starting new things etc. The Llewellyn Astrological Pocket Planner does all that – while also functioning as the place to keep track of your plans, appointments, notes etc. While useful for astrological purposes, this planner is also a good date book. It has each week at a glance, which is really the format I like best.  Featuring three years of astrological ephemeris and aspectarian data (previous to next year – a total of 3 years), you’ll learn the best time to plant a garden, begin new projects, meditate, go fishing, and more – which most astrological planners don’t have. And of course all these include the astrological information you’d expect of Llewellyn. Unlike other astrological guides you can find, this planner is NOT based on your personal astrological sign of the zodiac. Instead it helps you by giving you information on the astrological tides that influence all of us: retrograde planets, how the moon influences our life and so on.

  Symbol Long. Latin name English translation Sanskrit name
1 Aries The Ram Meṣha (मेष)
2 30° Taurus The Bull Vṛiṣabha (वृषभ)
3 60° Gemini The Twins Mithuna (मिथुन)
4 90° Cancer The Crab Karkaṭa (कर्कट)
5 120° Leo The Lion Siṃha (सिंह)
6 150° Virgo The Maiden Kanyā (कन्या)
7 180° Libra The Scales Tula (तुला)
8 210° Scorpio The Scorpion Vṛścika (वृश्चिक)
9 240° Sagittarius The (Centaur) Archer Dhanus (धनुष)
10 270° Capricorn “Goat-horned” (The Sea-Goat) Makara (मकर)
11 300° Aquarius The Water-Bearer Kumbha (कुम्भ)
12 330° Pisces The Fish Mīna (मीन)

Planner: Llewellyn’s Daily Planetary Guide – Astrology datebook9452394_f260

Packed with a wealth of practical information, Llewellyn’s Daily Planetary Guide gives you the information you need to help you take advantage of planetary energies each and every day.
See at a glance which signs the planets are in when they make an aspect – exclusive to Llewellyn’s Daily Planetary Guide.

This trusted planner provides the most accurate astrological information available by listing exact times down to the minute. The “Opportunity Periods” feature by Jim Shawvan highlights the most favorable times to embark on important endeavors-as well as times when you’ll want to refrain from taking action. All in an “Opportunity Periods” feature.

The weekly astrology forecasts are by Pam Ciampi.

Llewellyn’s Sun Sign Book: Horoscopes for Everyone


Find out what to expect in the year ahead, get answers to life’s most important questions, and feel inspired every day with Llewellyn’s Sun Sign Book.

The edition also features insightful articles by renowned astrologers that contain practical planetary wisdom, which you can use to enrich your life.

Based on your astrological sign, you’ll discover which areas in your life have potential for great success, and which require extra attention.

Llewellyn’s Astrological Calendar: the World’s Best Known, Most Trusted Astrology Calendar


Horoscopes For You Plus Astrology Basics

This calendar is jam-packed with astrological information to plan the year wisely. You’ll find horoscopes, best days for planting and fishing, rewarding and challenging days, and travel forecasts by Bruce Scofield. There’s also an astrology primer to help beginners use the vast amount of astrological data contained in this unique calendar.

It is easy to see why Llewellyn’s Astrological Calendar is the best-known and most trusted astrological calendar sold today.

Moon Sign Book: Conscious Living by the Cycles of the Moon


A popular companion guide for over a century, Llewellyn’s Moon Sign Book is jam-packed with lunar essentials.

Llewellyn’s Moon Sign Book is filled with ways to enrich your life and boost your health with lunar energy and increase your green consciousness. Grow a bountiful garden using a planting guide for over one hundred plants, and consult a handy weekly planner for the best times to fertilize, cultivate, and harvest. With the monthly lunar aspectarian, you’ll always know the best times to launch new projects and schedule important events.You’ll also find inspiring and practical articles on how you can make use of the Moon’s influence.

The Moon Sign book is a lunar gardening guide to help you cultivate healthy trees, herbs, and flowers. There are moon phase tables and a monthly aspectarian with favorable and unfavorable days to help you plan activities. Included are regional weather forecast for the coming year, by Kris Brandt

Short guide to astrology terminology

Astrology can be a bit daunting to the uninitiated. What follows are the terms used on this page that will help you understand it better.

Sun Sign – Your birth sign (aka star sign). That is: the time in the year you are born in determines what sun sign you are. The idea is that the sun is in a certain area in the sky at the time of your birth. Since it moves slowly, you share your sunsign with a lot of people.

The Sun Sign is what most people know about astrology. But there is a lot more to it.

Natal Chart – (or birth chart) this is a chart made by a competent astrologer. They will calculate the position of all the planets (including the moon) at your birth. Your Natal Chart is a circular graph in which angles between planets determine whether they combine well or not. See ‘aspects’ and ‘Opposition’.

Aspects – The angles with which planets combine in the natal chart are called aspects. They can have all kinds of impacts on your life, ranging from becoming famous, having a productive life, having a comfortable (but perhaps boring) life, to not being productive at all.

Opposition – When planets are opposite to each other on the birth chart, they are constantly fighting. That can bring a feeling of being out of balance, but it can also be a driving force.

Planets – Astrologers use the word ‘planet’ for all the heavenly bodies that are charted in the birth chart. That is: they include sun and moon as well. In fact sun and moon are the most important planets in the natal chart.

General astrological guides – for the whole family


If you want to look up several people – and see how their year is going to be… These General Astrological Guides will be very interesting. Or you can check if they were correct of course…

By Sunsign

Perhaps the perfect astrological gift: an astrological year guide devoted to your friend’s specific sun sign. I’ve found you the best ones out there.

Aries born from (roughly) March 19th to April 18th

Taurus born from (roughly) April 19th to May 19th

Gemini born from (roughly) May 20th to June 19th

Cancer born from (roughly) June 20th to July 21st

Known for their focus on family, friends and close relationships

Leo born from (roughly) July 22nd to August 21st

Seen as fierce, self confident and creative

Virgo born from (roughly) August 22nd to September 21st

Libra born from (roughly) September 22nd to October 21st

Libra people are seen as balanced, thoughtful and often have trouble making decisions because they see all sides to a question.

Scorpio born from (roughly) October 22nd to November 20th

Creative, unpredictable and just a bit weird.

Sagittarius born from (roughly) November 21st to December 20th

Capricorn born from (roughly) December 21st to January 18th

Aquarius born from (roughly) January 21st to February 18th

Balanced, smart and leaders in the community

Pisces born from (roughly) February 18th to March 18th

Emotional, pensive, dreamers.

9452383_f260Chinese astrology / China

A less well known form of astrology is the Chinese one. Still, it’s big enough that there are astrological year guides for the Chinese signs of the Zodiac. I’ve listed them for you.

Chinese horoscope guides to the new year

In Chinese astrology the year has it’s own sign, so the main point is to know your birth-year and how it combines with the present year. However, each person also has a sign based on the month of their birth, the specific day and even the hour.

Here are the signs:

Water element:

Rat – (Yang, 1st Trine)

Ox – (Yin, 2nd Trine)

Wood element

Tiger – (Yang, 3rd Trine)

Rabbit – (Yin, 4th Trine)

Dragon – (Yang, 1st Trine)

Fire element

Snake – (Yin, 2nd Trine)

Horse – (Yang, 3rd Trine)

Goat – (also called sheep or ram) (Yin, 4th Trine)

Metal element

Monkey – (Yang, 1st Trine)

Rooster – (Yin, 2nd Trine)

Dog – (Yang, 3rd Trine)


Pig – (Yin, 4th Trine)

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