• The Sun’s glyph is made up of the Circle of Spirit, a symbol of wholeness, consciousness, oneness and perfection.
  • Circle depicted with a dot in the middle,
    – representing centrality, focus, wholeness, oneness
  • the glyph recognises that the Sun is the source of all life and our vital life force.


  • The Sun, the centre of our solar system and our closest star, is a medium-sized, medium-hot star in the middle of its life (some 4.6 billion years old). Our Sun is tiny compared to other stars in the universe. The Sun is a giant nuclear furnace of hydrogen fusing with helium, constantly releasing huge amounts of energy.
  • The Sun’s magnetic field concentrates energy into sunspots and solar winds that send negatively charged electrons and positively charged protons into the solar system.
  • The Sun is 99.99 percent of the mass of the entire solar system, and is the reflector of all light in the solar system.
  • Diameter: 1,392,000 km
  • Orbital period: 365.26 days for earth to revolve around the Sun
  • Atmosphere: The corona (crown) is hydrogen and helium constantly fusing togetherSUN – DIVINE – GOD – KING
  • Sun God
  • Ra – Egyptian Sun God/King
  • Mithras – Persian Sun God/Gold
  • Surya – Hindu Sun god
  • Inti – Incan Sun God
  • Lugh – Celtic Sun God
  • Odin – Nordic
  • Son of God – religious
  • Divine – beams of light, rays of light,

Greek Myth associations:

  • Apollo – son of Zeus and Leto. Twin sister is Artemis(Moon).
    God of music, playing a golden lyre. The oracle.
    The Archer, far shooting with a silver bow.
    God of healing who taught man medicine. God of light.
    God of truth, who can not speak a lie.
  • Helios – Helios a handsome god crowned with the shining aureole of the Sun, who drove the chariot of the sun across the sky each day to earth-circling Oceanus and through the world-ocean returned to the East each morningAstrological Cycle
  • The Sun takes about 365 days to move around an earth-centred astrological chart, returning to the same degree of a chart every year within 24 hours of the birth date.
  • This is where we get the saying ‘Many Happy Returns’, as the Sun returns to its natal position on a person’s birthday.
  • The Sun moves, from just under 1 degree per day
    00:57’ to just over 1:01’
  • Sun is a regulator, seasonal clock(unlike Saturn), a timekeeper, even, unwavering, constant
  • Rational, logical, clear
  • Illuminating
  • Enlightening


  • Energy/Archetype
  • • The Sun is energizing, stimulating, wilful and directed.
  • • The Sun is a Hot and Dry energy, outward moving and focused.
  • • Representing the centre of creation around which all else revolves, the Sun is known as life giver, life force, vital energy, Sun King, God, the Source and the One.
  • • The Sun represents the primary masculine side of the psyche, the primal urge for self expression and the will to exist.
  • • The Sun strives to shine, find joy, create, and manifest Spirit.
  • • The Sun represents the core of our being, the development of the ego, and the urge to reach  our full potential.
  • • The Sun encourages us to evolve our consciousness, to celebrate our uniqueness and authenticity,to seek life purpose and find personal fulfilment
  • Basic identity, who we are
  • Conscious purpose, journey, life, life’s purpose
  • The ego as central focus of conscious reality
  • Concept of self, source, ego, identity, individuality, will
  • Masculine principle, the father
  • Creative self expression
  • Talents, gifts
  • Raison d’être(reason for being),
  • The heroes journey
  • Illuminated path
  • Sun Traits
  • Authentic, unique, direct, purposeful, goal oriented,
    truthful, honest, good, skilful, Dignified, noble, confident, ambitious, determined, direct, sincere, truthful, magnanimous, hopeful, joyous, proud.
  • Shadow
    Selfish, arrogant, preoccupied with self, ego driven, dictatorial, despotic, spendthrift, domineering.
  •  Rulership – Leo
    Detriment – Aquarius
    Exaltation – Aries
    Fall – Libra
  • Metal – Gold
  • Gems – Topaz, Amber
  • Plants – St John’s Wort, rosemary, tSunflower, saffron Chamomile, Marigold, Walnut, Orange
  • Rulerships
    The authority in state, kings, leaders, rulers, fathers, magistrates, theatres, dining rooms, palaces, sunny places.
  • In the body – Heart and circulatory system, solar plexus centre of body, vitality, drive, fuel

In Natal astrology

  • Shows our direction, pride, vitality, creativeness, uniqueness , self-expression
  • Who we are, who we are becoming, how we act
  • Best of who we are, who we can be
  • Gifts and challenges
  • Sign – Life’s purpose, journey
  • House – Where we shine, are illuminated, enlightened , aha!
  • It takes us our whole lives to become ourselves
  • It’s not easy being yourself
  • Life is a challenge for each and every sign, house position and aspect
  • Always in the process of becoming journey is revealed daily, transit, progressions etc
  • Your Sun sign and House position !
  • What does it tell you about your journey so far?