What is a Birth Chart?
Birth Chart (also called Natal Chart), is a horoscope / astrology chart drawn for the positions of the stars at your exact time of birth at a particular place on Earth you were born in. It is like a snapshot of “a particular place in Time and Space”. So, when you ask an astrologer for a birth chart, be sure to provide your month/day/year and town/state/country of birth (plus the hour/minute if you know).
Any kind of horoscope’s activities or reading should refer back to birth chart. A horoscope chart for today is only showing a few experiences along the way in a day. Your birth chart shows where you came from, and where you are headed. It seems like a map indicating the potential and life circumstances and experiences of the individual, which already marked to show your chosen destination in life.
How to read our birth chart?
A Birth Chart is usually shown in the form of a wheel, symbolizing the cycles periodically undergone by all living things on this planet. The symbols (“glyphs”) displayed stand for the astrological signs, planets and other chart factors representing forces which may affect your life at any given time. A birth Chart wheel provides us with a snapshot of the heavens at the moment you were born. Chart wheel contain a myriad of information… the following link (taken from tarot.com is guide you to better understand the basic elements of your chart wheel)
Birth Chart is not only use to know our personal destination, we could also take it one step further and calculate the astrological compatibility between yourself and another person, such as your lover, your business partner, your boss and etc…And provide an in-depth personality. Nowadays, we even no need to obtaining our birth chart through reading the astrology books or consult some specialized astrologer, we can easily getting a accurate chart from some great web site, like Astrodienst.
Every single person in the Earth is different, although we all share a lot in common, such as the 12 horoscope, our sun sign, moon sign or ascendant sign. But we were born to a different place, family, and community and all this is influences that we are. A daily horoscope from newspaper / magazine can tell you on a particular sun sign on a given day, but you have a unique astrological makeup based on your birthday and where you were born.
There are many secrets to be revealed in your birth chart, that map of the heavens as they appeared at the time of your birth.