The best astrology basics, recommendations and podcasts

All of your astrology essentials where you need them

by Samantha Price |
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If you're fascinated with the world of astrology and looking to add a few tools to your bag of tricks, we've included some of our favourites to assist you on your journey. From slipping into the spiritual world of star signs, delving into divination and opening your mind to oracle cards, these astrology basics are essential for any modern astrologer.

Of course, astrology books will only help to further your research into the zodiac. As well as books, there are also journals designed for you to work through to help with your understanding. After all, with signs, symbols, synastries, elements, houses, birth charts and aspects, there's a lot to memorise.

Best astrology basics

Here at Spirit & Destiny, we've rounded up some of the best astrology essentials. That way, remembering the finer details of the subject will come that much easier.

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While we may be halfway through the year, this lunar calendar may give you some insight into the

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Wanting to deepen your understanding of the houses in astrology? This wheel shows which house and

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This detailed guide shows the reader all about sun signs, rising signs, aspects, houses, birth

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If you're someone who learns as they go, a guided astrology workbook might be best for you to

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Astrology podcasts, YouTube Channel and Instagram account recommendations

Whether you are a seasoned astrologer or are starting to take an interest in the stars, there are so many astrology podcasts, YouTube channels and Instagram accounts filled with fantastic resources, tutorials, and astrological forecasts that you can delve into. Here are Spirit and Destiny writer **Ellen Kinsey'**s top suggestions:

'In terms of podcasts, the first one that got me into astrology is Astrology and You. This astrology podcast, hosted by Alice Bell and Maxine Luzía, talks about the astrology of each month and provides practical and relevant teachings on planets, transits and how to read your own chart. Alice Bell has an Instagram page called @stalkalice, where she creates funky and easy-to-read graphics that forecasts moon cycles and the astrology of each month according to your rising sign.

Another podcast recommendation is Caggie Dunlop's Saturn Returns. The once Made in Chelsea star now has her own podcast that dives into spirituality and wellbeing through the lens of astrology.

Alyssa Sharp, also known as @thedivinevenus, is an astrologist, numerologist, tarot reader and spiritual teacher whose YouTube channel helped make astrology more mainstream during her ten years on the platform. Often coined the 'Mother of Modern Astrology'. Alyssa has countless videos that help you under your chart with lessons on how to understand your north and south node and how to read the collective through the millennia. Her videos are entertaining and insightful and have helped me to understand my chart and the astrology throughout the year.'

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