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ASTROLOGICAL TIMING
The Transition to the New Age
by Dane Rudhyar, 1969



First published under the title
Birth Patterns for
a New Humanity



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CONTENTS

PROLOGUE
    Where Do We Stand Today?

PART ONE
    1. Three Centuries of Crisis
    2. Planetary Cycles
    3. Cycles of Relationship

PART TWO
    4. Stars, Constellations and Signs of the Zodiac
    5. From Buddha to Christ
      The Great Turning Point
        in Human Evolution
        Page 1
        Page 2
      The Beginning of
        the Piscean Age

        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
      The Broader Perspective
        Page 6
        Page 7
      A 100 BC Starting Point
        Page 8
        Page 9
    6. The Structure of the Piscean Age
    7. At the Gates of the New Age
    8. The Aquarius-Leo Age

PART THREE
    9. The Zodiacal Earth-Field
  10. As We Face the Future

EPILOGUE

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CHAPTER FIVE
From Christ to Buddha - 1


The Great Turning Point in Human Evolution
It is well to re-state at this point the main purpose of this book. Humanity is evidently in a period of world-wide crisis brought about if one looks at the chain of social, political, economic and cultural-religious events during the last two to five centuries by the development of a new type of mind in the Western world. The development of an experimental, analytical and rigorously exact type of intellectual thinking led, under the special circumstances of European culture during the Renaissance, to tremendous advances in technology. These in turn altered the ways of life of Western man, the relationship between social classes, the conditions of labor, the life of the family, the cultural and religious beliefs of any country in which the white man came to exert a dominant and transforming influence. Today the whole of mankind has been caught up into this whirlpool of intense, accelerating change. The Electronic Revolution and the use of nuclear energy, the fast accumulating effect of ever-spreading industry upon the air, water and soil of our planet, and the psychological as well as social consequences of modern medicine, of automation and of globe-encircling means of communication have brought us to a relatively imminent point of crisis a crisis which could have the most radical and perhaps catastrophic effect on human evolution.
      The question of questions today is: Whither mankind?





By permission of Leyla Rudhyar Hill
Copyright © 1969 by Dane Rudhyar
and Copyright © 2001 by Leyla Rudhyar Hill
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