Astrology and Brazilian Culture: A Personal Perspective

Author: Ruth Cunha Cintra, TRIOM
Abstract: Astrology and Astronomy have been present in the history of Brazil since its ‘discovery’ – the Brazilian flag was designed according to astronomical (and astrological) standards. This paper will look at the astrology of our native people. There has been significant progress in studies on Brazilian ethno-astronomy, especially on the astronomical lore of the Guarani nation. Lastly, the paper will provide an overview of Astrology in Brazil today as an accepted academic subject, as a profession and as a professional help for businesses.
Keywords: Brazil, culture, ethno-astronomy, business astrology
Publication: Astrology and the Academy: papers from the inaugural conference of the Sophia Centre (publishers: Ci
Dated: 2004
Pages: pp 164 – 169

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