The mythology behind the names of planets and asteroids are a useful way to find the meaning, or their interpretation, in the birth chart. We can get the gist of something better if we can see the bigger picture and understanding the reasons behind something can help to digest what may be a difficult pill to swallow. Chiron was born to an ocean nymph mother who was copulating with the Titan Kronos. When he was nearly caught by his wife, he transformed himself into a horse to disguise himself. As a result, she was fertilised with half human, half horse seed. Chiron was completely abandoned by his father. He was also rejected by hisRead More
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In the birth chart, Saturn represents authority and maturity; he is the archetypal Victorian father who is stern yet provides for his family and offers security and reliability. His actions are based on his own father's, and he follows tradition and regulations without questioning those higher up the ladder. He can be cold and unresponsive, tyrannical and rigid in his beliefs. Saturn is the god of time and time is your instrument not your enemy with all Saturn transits. In the natal chart, he shows us where we need to take responsibility. We can learn harsh lessons from this father if we ignore his call to be more disciplined and conservative in whichever area of life he resides.Read More
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The sign the planet is in will modify and refine an interpretation e.g. Mercury in Aries on the south node would indicate that aggressive communication causes problems and needs to be transformed into direct and assertive rather than antagonistic. Another point worth mentioning is that when a planet is in its naturally opposite sign and on the south node, it will need to be matured and used to achieve long-term goals. e.g. Moon in Capricorn, Mercury in Sagittarius orRead More
The nodes are a theoretical point in the birth chart. They show the past (south) and the future (north). A full nodal cycle takes about 18 years, and this is known as your nodal return; it can mark periods of time that are significant in breaking further away from your past and moving you more into the future. In synastry, your partner's planets aspecting your nodes are significant as they show you specific issues that'll crop up in the relationship. The south node, in particular,Read More
Pisces is ruled by Neptune. Common associations are the colour sea green, and the number 7. It rules the feet in the physical body, and its symbol is the fishes. The sign is connected to. Its keywords are I believe.
Pisces as a sign is sensitive to the environment and will pick up on everything subconsciously. It is said that Pisces rules dreaming and daydreaming, and if this ability is worked on it can lead toRead More