National Council for Geocosmic Research(NCGR)

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National Council for Geocosmic Research(NCGR)

Organization devoted to medical astrology in North America. The NCGR was founded in Massachusetts in 1971 by a group of astrologers and physicians interested in exploring areas of mutual concern and possible research. The organization traces its beginning to an informal study group that originally met in 1957 in New York City.

The NCGR has developed an interdisciplinary program that includes scientists from many fields. Members seek to discover new means of correlating earthly events with celestial phenomena, especially as such discoveries might lead to new insights into human nature. They conduct research on a variety of topics, including astrological characteristics of gifted and mentally challenged persons, timing of earthquakes, the astrological correlates of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), and other issues in astrology and psychotherapy. The NCGR has also established the DAV Database which is available on CD Rom.

The NCGR has developed a curriculum for young astrologers leading to national certification. The curriculum was developed with the idea that it might eventually become the basis of a college major in astrology.

The NCGR sponsors an annual conference and publishes two periodicals, Geocosmic Magazine and NCGR Journal as well as a series of monographs. The organization has over 3,000 members that can be found in 26 countries on 6 continents. Address: P.O. Box 38866, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Website:


National Council for Geocosmic Research. March 8, 2000.

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