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2 articles for "Essential Dignity"

Essential Dignities [DeVore]

v. Dignities.

See also: ♦ Dignities
Essential Dignity [Astro*Index]

Traditional term. Refers to those houses and signs where a planet's influence is strongest. The house or sign that a planet rules, that which it is exalted in, and by some authorities, any sign of the same elemental triplicity. Alternative definition: A planet's position in a sign thought to strengthen its influence.

A complex set of weights are used to determine such strengths:

Sign position5
Mutual Reception by HouseErratic5
Mutual Reception by ExaltationErratic4


See also: ♦ Rulership ♦ House ♦ Sign ♦ Triplicity ♦ Exaltation ♦ Accidental Dignity


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