In this post, we would like to demonstrate the full process of predicting an event using the Solar Return.  Contrary to modern practice, the return is not used as a stand-alone chart seen in isolation.  Conforming to ancient principles, we must use the return in tandem with two things: 1) the natal chart and its own inherent promises as an overarching description of the life as a whole. 2) two entwined time lord systems, the first known as Releasings from the Hyleg, the second known as the Profection of the Ascendant.  This article assumes at least a working knowledge of these systems, if the reader would like to find out more about this suite of techniques, then On Solar Revolutions by Abu Ma’Shar is recommended (

Our example is that of a young girl who fell while running and broke her arm.  The accident occurred on the 13th of January 2012.  Here is her nativity with the return for the year May 2011 – May 2012 on the outside of the bi-wheel:

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