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Lilith In Astrology

The Meaning Of The Black Moon Lilith In Astrology Lilith is one of the dark goddesses, like Isis, Persephone, Hecate, or Kali, expressing the feminine power of the divine creative, transformative force. If we follow their trail back in time, down to the roots to find the source of their darkness, of the fear and negative side they typically represent …

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Retrograde Planets

A retrograde planet appears to be moving backward through the zodiac. Even though we know that planets cannot stop, turn around, and review, revise & update its symbolic messages, we here on Earth have that celestial blessing. It appears that way at times due to the movement of the other planets in relation to our own planet, EARTH! To passengers …

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Juno astrology meaning

Juno

Juno- The Goddess of Soul Mates, Marriage, Love and More Most people think of Venus as the Goddess of Love. Yes, that is true and she does a fine job playing that role. But did you know the asteroid Juno has a similar presence in your astrology chart? And Juno is worthy of a serious look so as to better understand …

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What Does Chiron Mean in Astrology

Chiron

Chiron was discovered in 1977 by Charles Kowal. It is a large comet, which orbits between Saturn and Uranus. Astrologically it symbolizes the “Wounded Healer.” Myth of Chiron In mythology, Chiron (ky-ron) was a centaur, half-man and half-horse. His father was Saturn and his mother Philyra. She rejected him because of his appearance and begged the gods to take him …

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Planetary Patterns

As well as the Aspects and Angles made between the planets, the overall pattern of where each planet falls in a chart tells us a lot about you too. Whether you are an extrovert or more introspective; whether you are goal-fixated or well-rounded – these are all shown to us simply by the basic pattern of your chart. Discover what …

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Moon’s Nodes

The Lunar Nodes – An Introduction The Lunar Nodes are the point in our chart that show a journey towards our aspiration (North Node) balanced with our innate strengths and habitual responses (South Node) The North Node pulls us towards a different way of doing things, whereas the South Node is our modus operandi and being aware of how this …

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Lower And Higher Octave Planets

There are three sets of octaval planets within the arena of astrology: Mercury/Uranus, Venus/Neptune, Mars/Pluto. Each inner, personal planet (Mercury, Venus and Mars) is a lower, subjectional vibration and resonance of its correlating higher, collective cousin. This would of course imply a transmission association by and between the higher and lower octaval planet much in the same way where in …

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Almugea or Proper Face

The Astrological Tradition comprises an extremely rich system with which to evaluate the condition of a planet in a chart. These conditions are usually classified into essential and accidental dignities. Essential dignities relate to the quality of a planet, deriving from its position in a specific degree of a sign, whereas accidental dignities relate to the planet’s placement by house …

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Besieged And Aided Planet

Besiegement and aid are composite conditions of the planets in an astrological chart. They are both related to specific patterns of applying and separating aspects of a given planet. Besiegement, the better known of the two, occurs when a planet is in aspect between two malefics. It is one of the traditional accidental debilities, often mentioned in the ancient astrological …

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Dignities, Exaltations, Falls & Detriments

Today we are looking at the planets in our natal charts and examining how these planets may be considered to be in a “good” sign placement or in a sign that may be more challenging for the planet to express its energies. All the signs are ruled by a certain planet, and when a planet is in the sign that …

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Ascendant, Sun and Moon

The Sun, Moon and Rising Sign – The Three Sides of “You” The Ascendant in a Natal Chart Finding out and understanding how your Sun sign, Ascendant sign and Moon sign work together can give you a better picture of who you truly are. Let’s examine each. Your Rising Sign a.k.a. The Ascendant, is how the world sees you. It …

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Unaspected Planets

A question arose recently concerning the meaning of unaspected planets. From the point of view of psychological astrology, an unaspected planet is very rare! Perhaps it is so rare as to be non-existent. What are the orbs being used? For psychological work we allow very wide ones. We usually allow a ten to twelve degree orb for the Sun, Moon, …

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Pluto

Pluto is the “modern” ruler of Scorpio, and many of its concepts and key words are synonymous with those used for Scorpio itself. Pluto represents the “peak, or pit experience,” a deep psychological experience that includes a kind of “dying,” after which we are never again the same. Pluto transits bum our bridges behind us; we can never go back …

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Neptune

In order to become conscious on all levels of being, we have to go through a period of unconsciousness. To him who is in samadhi, nothing happens, and if it does, he does not care.  – The Chasm of Fire by Irina Tweedle Where Uranus was the “insomnia” planet, the awakener, Neptune is the “sleeping pill” planet, the dream inducer. Uranus …

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Uranus

Uranus takes 84 years to traverse the zodiac and therefore has more of an influence on a generational scale than a personal scale. Uranus has an androgynous energy and is considered to be the next highest incarnation of the energies of mercury. Mercury is neither feminine nor masculine and Uranus is both simultaneously. It is associated with Aquarius and the …

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Saturn

Saturn is the planet furthest away from the sun and earth and still visible to the eye. It symbolizes the limit of the “real world” of our consensual ideas about what we do and can perceive through the five physical senses. It represents the boundary between the personal and the social (as in “to respect another’s boundaries”), and the socio-cultural …

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Jupiter

Jupiter represents the divine, benevolent father. He is like the “Pillar of Mercy” in the Kabbala. In India, he is called Guru, meaning a spiritual teacher who leads us from the darkness of ignorance into the light of wisdom and enlightenment. He is also referred to as Brihaspati, the original priest or Brahmin. He represents the father in all birth …

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Mars

AN ANGRY MAN OPENS HIS MOUTH AND SHUTS HIS EYES -Chinese Fortune Cookie Proverb Mars‘s energy represents the basic drive to survive through assertion, action, and aggression. Assertion is consciousness in motion. Mars carries out through activity, the purpose and intention of the solar consciousness. When we assert ourselves we find out who we are. Of course, this is harder …

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Venus

Taurus is Venus‘ first sign. The planet figures prominently in the religious mythologies of the Old World and the New World. We have only to look to the Bible to find them in both Old and New Testaments. The following Biblical passage from Isaiah 14:12-15 is a paraphrase of a Canaanite scripture of the 7th century BC It was originally …

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Mercury

Mercury is the Messenger of the Gods. He is never further than 28° from the Sun, and is to be found in the same sign as the Sun or in one of the two adjoining signs. Some astrologers contend that Mercury functions better in a chart when it is at least 10° away from the Sun and best when it …

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