This is the center
of existence. In astrology it symbolizes everything
we are trying to become, the center around which
all our activity in life revolve. This
Planet (also known as a luminary and a star)
represents the self, one's personality and ego,
the spirit and what it is that makes the individual
unique. It rules the zodiacal sign Leo, a fire sign. Everything
in the horoscope ultimately revolves around
this singular body. It is the Sun which gives
strength to the other Planets, which is why
this Planet occupies a key role in Astrology.
It is the symbol of strength, vigor, wisdom,
dignity, ardor and generosity, and the ability
for a person to function as a mature individual.
Since the Moon
is closest to Earth it influences us more
deeply than any other Planet. The effect is
very personal, very intimate. Whereas the Sun
gives us our spirit, it's the Moon which gives
us our soul. The Moon is goddess-like in that
it symbolizes mother and the relationship between
woman and child. The moon (also known as a luminary)
speaks to the women in one's life and their
role as nurturer. This planet rules zodiacal
sign Cancer one among the
This Planet implores
us to express ourselves clearly. Mercury represents
your capacity to understand the desires of your
own will and to translate those desires into
action. In other words it is the planet of mind
and the power of communication. Through mercury
we develop an ability to think, write, speak
and observe- to be aware of world around us.
When Mercury goes retrograde (the appearance
of traveling backward) our communications will
be challenged. Mercury rules the zodiacal
sign Gemini and Virgo.
the harmony and radiance of a rare and elusive
quality, the beauty itself. Venus is all about
pleasure, especially pleasure shared with someone
else. This Planet concerns itself with love,
romance and harmony in our emotional attachments,
marriages, friendships and other unions (like
business partnerships). Venus also deals with
the pleasure we derive from our possessions.
Luxuries (jewelry, paintings, expensive cars),
a beautiful home and a sense of refinement all
belong to Venus's interests. This Planet ruling
the zodiacal signs Taurus and Libra appreciates the
exquisite nature of things.
Mars is the action
Planet of the Zodiac. Your Mars Sign defines
what you desire and how you express that desire.
This Planet commands you to stand up,
be noticed and get things done etc. Ambition
and competition are also within Mars's realm.
Mars also rule the power and confident expression
of the individual. Mars is the ruling planet
of zodiacal signs Scorpio and Aries.
Jupiter influence thinking capacity of a person. In astrology it rules good luck and good cheer, health, wealth, optimism, happiness, success and joy. It is a symbol of opportunity and always opens way for new opportunities in life. Jupiter is the minimization of limitation and the emphasis on spirituality and potential. While our success, accomplishments and prosperity are all within Jupiter's realm, its negative influence can deteriorate into laziness and sloth. It rules the zodiacal signs Sagittarius and Pisces belonging to fire and watery elements respectively.
the role of a taskmaster in the Zodiac. Saturn
commands us to get to work and to work hard.
Saturn rules time, old age and sobriety. It
can bring depression, gloom, jealousy and greed,
or serious acceptance of responsibilities out
of which success will develop. Learning life's
lessons is key to this Planet, in keeping with
its role as teacher. It rules the earth sign
Capricorn and air
with it a new way of looking at things, and
its approach is best met with an expanded consciousness.
Uranus rules unexpected change, upheaval, revolution.
It is the symbol of total independence and asserts
the freedom of an individual from all restriction
and restraint. It is a breakthrough planet and
indicates talent, originality and genius in
a horoscope. This planet rules Aquarius an air sign.
the watery sign Pisces, awakens a sense
of higher responsibility often causing guilt,
worry, anxieties or delusions. In short, Neptune
is creating an illusion -- of what is enchanting
on the outside and captivating within. Sleep
and dreams are also lorded over by this Planet.
This Planet influence
transformation, regeneration and rebirth. This
Planet is about all that is secret and undercover,
that which is hidden from view. Pluto starts
its influence with a minor event or insignificant
incident that might even go unnoticed. Pluto
rules the fire sign Aries and water sign Scorpio.