Astrology 101

The Planets and what they represent.
For a deeper understanding of Astrological archetypes, please refer to our online classes or articles throughout the website.

The 12 Zodiac Signs

The Zodiac Signs, meanings, myths, siymbols.

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Aries

Astronomy Aries a small faint constellation with its brightest stars, Hamal and Sharatan, making up the Ram’s head. Discovered in Aries in 2003 is the star Teergarden, one of our own Sun’s closest neighbours at only 12 light years away. In both the northern and southern hemispheres, Aries is best seen at midnight in the midheaven when the Sun is in Libra during September and October.
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Taurus

The Taurus glyph represents the horns of a bull symbolising the ability to gather, receive and stabilise energy. The bull, an ancient symbol of fertility and abundance, was a central figure in fertility rites and initiations, and also symbolised the victory of humanity over its animal nature.
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Gemini

The Gemini glyph’s two identical sides or poles represent duality and polarity, as shown through the myth of The Twins, Castor and Pollux. Yet these poles are fused together, creating oneness.
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Cancer

The glyph of Cancer is made up of two crescents and two circles facing inward, 
representing The Crab. This symbolises a tough hardened shell protecting 
a vulnerable centre
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Leo

The glyph for Leo is a symbol of the Lion’s mane, representing pride and honour. This glyph also symbolises the valves of a heart, representing love, creativity, fun and ‘what makes us tick’.
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Virgo

Virgo is represented by an M-shape crossed at the end, symbolising the Virgin holding an ear of wheat, but also containment.
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Libra

Libra’s glyph conveys the concept of balance - a set of scales = justice and harmony. It depicts the sun on the horizon again showing the theme of balance - sun is either rising or setting = equal balance between day and night, light and dark.
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Scorpio

The scorpion’s body is represented in the Scorpio glyph by an M-shape with an arrow extending outward depicting the scorpion’s sensitive tail and readiness to act.
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Sagittarius

Sagittarius is represented by the glyph of the Arrow of the Archer, symbolising aiming for a goal, direction and adventure and the projection of the self into the outer world.
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Capricorn

Capricorn’s glyph represents the sea goat, with the V-shape symbolising its horns and the S-shape its fish tail. The sea goat illustrates human cultural achievement rising from the depths of the cosmic ocean.
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Aquarius

Aquarius is represented by two airwaves in motion, symbolising the waters of life being poured from the water bearer’s urn...
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Pisces

As the last of the 12 zodiac signs, from the heavenly plane of Aquarius, Pisces represents the return to the oceanic womb. Pisces represents endings but also the seeds of new beginnings.