Art of Decumbiture – Traditional Medical Astrology

Art of Decumbiture – Traditional Medical Astrology

Sat 08 June 2019 11:00-18:00

4.106, Cavendish Campus

This workshop will include:

  • Definition of decumbiture, outline of rules and procedures; signification; zodiacal correspondences to the body; planetary correspondences to the organs.
  • 1st house; humoral perspective of health, the symbolic connection between mercury and the vital force.
  • 6th house; humoral perspective of disease, diseases associated with the planets & zodiacal signs; concepts of sympathy and antipathy.
  • Moon, malefics & fortunes; relationship of the Moon to the humours and the course of the illness. Malefics in acute & chronic illness. Fortunes and the restoration of health.
  • 7th house; role of the physician and their relation to the patient; physicians ability to diagnose & prescribe.
  • 10th house; principles of physic; outline of the rules for the choice of medicines; treatment by sympathy and antipathy; when to administer the medicine.
About Dylan Warren-Davis:
As the son of a medical herbalist, Dylan has been exposed to the healing qualities of herbs since early adolescence. He has spent over 30 years researching, teaching and writing about the metaphysical basis of the European herbal tradition. Parallel to his herbal work, Dylan is also a very experienced hand reader. In 1990 his book The Hand Reveals, a complete guide to the European Cheiromantical Tradition, was published. He was also invited to contribute to the Oxford Companion to the Body, a section on Palmistry, published by Oxford University Press.