Embracing Your Deeper Feminine, Empowering Our Shared Future
by Adam Gainsburg
THE LIGHT OF VENUS offers a complete system for tracking with and understanding the cycle of Venus in our skies. It demonstrates how to embrace more of your inner feminine nature so that you can better contribute to an improved world. The dynamic phases of Venus are an untapped gem for those wishing to shift out of a me-centric life into a we-empowered life.
The day you were born reveals which of Venus’ 13 phases is yours. It describes how your innate Feminine Self unfolds into a unique and co-creative Feminine Dharma. Rooted in the most ancient skywatching practices and explained for modern readers, The Light of Venus is less astrology book and more a sky compass for empowering our femininity. It shows you how to connect what you see in the sky with how you best participate in improving your world.
Extensive explanations, look-up tables, and artist-rendered sky graphics make it easy to understand both the astronomy and the actual human experience of Venus in our skies at every phase. For astrologers, the book unlocks the ancient art of delineating observable planetary events like maximum elongation, first and last visibilities, and apparent motion, grounding them in practical interpretations.The Light of Venusis the first astrology book to usher in the next wave of planetary phases with the specificity of a horoscope!
“Adam Gainsburg listened to the sky and the sky did something it very rarely does: it revealed to him a new secret. Read “The Light of Venus” and you will know the secret too.” – Steven Forrest, author of The Inner Sky
“The Light of Venus explores in great detail the phases occurring in the cycle of Venus [and] reveals the importance of seeing each specific placement in the horoscope as embedded in a network of interplanet cycles and holographic connections.” – Melanie Reinhart, author of Chiron and the Healing Journey
“Adam Gainsburg’s work is an alchemy of intelligence and imagination that opens a brilliant pathway to take astrology from a cerebral, psychological study, more deeply into the full art of being human. As an astrologer, discovering Adam Gainsburg’s work was a bit like discovering a new wing in my well-loved house. I believe he has created a new mythology of Venus.“ – Mary Plumb, Book Editor, The Mountain Astrologer
THE LIGHT OF VENUS has received praise from some of the industry’s top publications:
The Astrological Journal
“Adam Gainsburg’s book will appeal to anyone interested in understanding about their unique purpose on this planet, particularly through their ‘dharma’-or spiritual responsibility- describing the unique gift that each person can bring into the world.” – Diana McMahon Collis, The Astrological Journal (January/February 2013 issue). Read full review here.
The Mountain Astrologer
“It is a pleasure to see that Adam Gainsburg’s work on the cycles of Venus has come into print. In the autobiographical section of this book, the author relates that, when he was younger, he was fascinated with the night sky and tried to identify planetary patterns and meaning, long before he actually studied astrology. Once he took up astrology, he wanted nothing more than to bring his earlier intuitions together with his developing astrological knowledge, and this volume is part of the result.” – J. Lee Lehman, Ph. D., The Mountain Astrologer (December 2012/January 2013 issue). Read full review here.
NCGR Newsletter Review
“This book offers not only a thorough discussion of the 13 Venus phases,but also a complete system of tracking those phases in the sky should you want to. And even if you don’t want to,Gainsburg—who is clearly an avid skywatcher himself—may change your mind with his insights. He also makes it easy for you to know where to look for Venus, as clear diagrams of each phase are included along with other astronomical information such as the length of each phase as they are not of equal length.” – Donna van Toen, March/April 2013 NCGR Member Letter. Read full review here.
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