It is divided into 12 basic divisions… and then further divided near ad infinitum.
Nearly everyone has heard of Astrology – and have a range of knowledge about it from none to extensive.
What may be clear to everyone is that time / place /date of birth dictates tendencies for an individual to develop select characteristics more prominently than others and leave others unattended or only slightly developed.
This explains many things regard inherent human potential within each individual.
What is not addressed in astrology is the experience of the individual from conception through adulthood, wherein many misunderstandings about oneself, others and all – accrue, and where many neuronal pathways are formed = some of the unhealthy kind.
Should this bring the individual sufficient success in life… they rarely explore themselves further.
It is only when a sufficient degree of suffering occurs… that they may find their way to a path of resolution through a structure of unlearning & learning – as the everyday mind of the individual is insufficient and unwilling to transcend itself.
This is the path to relief of suffering and may introduce further opportunities for enlightenment… further integration and activation of individual human resources.
This is not so easy to describe in words as it is a good part “experiential”