Brennan, Chris – Seven Conditions of Affliction & Bonification

Although the term “affliction” is sometimes used in contemporary discussions to refer to some generic notion of a planet being poorly placed in a chart, recent research has shown that the concept of affliction originally referred to seven very specific planetary conditions when the term was first defined around the 1st century BCE. During this talk we will explore these seven conditions of affliction, as well as a corresponding set of positive conditions for “bonification.”