posted May 01, 2013 06:57 AM
"Equatorial Ascendant (East Point)
The eastern node created by the intersection of your Horizon Plane and the Celestial Equator is labeled "E" for east. This is your most eastern point on your horizon plane. If you follow an Earth meridian (Earth longitude) from the East Point (E) to the ecliptic, you will have your "Equatorial Ascendant." This will be near your ASC.
Note: The Equatorial Ascendant confusingly has been called the East Point (EP) in astrology, but this is not to be confused with the eastern point on the Horizon Plane (labeled E).
Many astrological authors have written about the nature of the Equatorial Ascendant (astrological East Point). It may be worth researching their writings if you are not familiar with this point and are interested in its astrological significance.
I tend to think of the Equatorial Ascendant as our Earth Attitude--that is, how the soul currently views Earthian experience based on soul's accumulative experience up to this incarnation, and how we express that attitude. Equatorial Ascendant stars can indicate the nature of some attitude we need to address before expressing soul (through the ASC) in empowerment; e.g., some deep seated soul-level grief about what we did not accomplish or live up to in our previous incarnational experience. Thus, it reveals something we must do in this lifetime."