With the discovery of Chiron in 1977, and also further 'Centauric' bodies since 1992, a new dimension has been added to the study of astrology. This study of Chiron has become established as a classic text, demonstrating a rare combination of careful research, innovative thinking and inspired interpretation. Melanie Reinhart explores the mythic figure of the Wounded Healer or Shaman in psychological and astrological terms, for this archetypal pattern is active within all forms of the healing process. Her work is rich in anecdotes from diverse mythologies, and includes a thoughtful historical and religious perspective. Detailed material on Chiron through astrological house, sign and aspect is included, as well as Ephemerides from 1900 to 2030. This book is an indispensable reference for all those seeking to understand Chiron's meaning in the horoscope.