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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Sun

The Sun represents your basic character, how you experience life and express your individuality. The essential keywords for the Sun are: Power, Vitality, and Self-expression. Desires represented by the Sun: the urge to be and to create Needs represented by the Sun: the need to be recognised and to express the self Sun in the… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Sun

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Moon

The Moon represents how you respond instinctively and subconsciously. The essential keywords for the Moon are: Response, Feeling, and Conditioning. Desires represented by the Moon: the urge for inner support and emotional security Needs represented by the Moon: the need for belonging, safety & to feel right within yourself Moon in the Signs: Rules / Dignity:… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Moon

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Mercury

Mercury represents how you think and communicate. The essential keywords for Mercury are: Communication, and Mind. Desires represented by Mercury: the urge to communicate perceptions through skill or speech Needs represented by Mercury: the need to connect with others and to learn Mercury in the Signs: Rules / Dignity: Gemini, Virgo Exultation: Virgo Detriment: Sagittarius… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Mercury

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Venus

Venus represents how you relate to others, express affection and feel appreciated. The essential keywords for the Venus are: Harmony, Values, and Relatedness. Desires represented by Venus: the urge to be sociable and express affections, and the urge for pleasure Needs represented by Venus: the need to feel close to others and share emotions Venus… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Venus

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Mars

Mars represents how you assert yourself and express your desires. The essential keywords for Mars are: Will, Energy, and Drive. Desires represented by Mars: the urge to assert the self, and the sex drive Needs represented by Mars: the need to fulfil desires Mars in the Signs: Rules / Dignity: Aries, Scorpio Exultation: Capricorn Detriment:… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Mars

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Jupiter

Jupiter represents how you seek to grow and improve yourself, and experience trust. The essential keywords for Jupiter are: Expansion, Belief, and Grace. Desires represented by Jupiter: the urge to connect with something greater than the self Needs represented by Jupiter: the need for faith and confidence in life, and to improve the self Jupiter… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Jupiter

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Saturn

Saturn represents how you establish the structures of your life and preserve yourself through effort. The essential keywords for Saturn are: Reality, Contraction, and Effort. Desires represented by Saturn: the urge to be safe and secure through tangible achievement Needs represented by Saturn: the need for social approval & rely on own resources through work Saturn… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Saturn

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Chiron

Chiron represents your primal wound and how you can heal others. The essential keywords for Chiron are: Wounding, and Healing. Desires represented by Chiron: the urge to integrate and heal the self Needs represented by Chiron: the need to recognise the hidden gifts of the wounded self Chiron in the Signs: Rules / Dignity: possibly… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Chiron

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Uranus

Uranus represents how you seek the freedom to express your individuality. The essential keywords for Uranus are: Change, Disruption, and Revolution. Desires represented by Uranus: the urge for originality and independence from the old traditions Needs represented by Uranus: the need for change and excitement Uranus in the Signs: Rules / Dignity: Aquarius Exultation: Scorpio… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Uranus

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Neptune

Neptune represents how you transcend yourself and merge with the oneness of life. The essential keywords for Neptune are: Transcendent, Merging, and Oneness. Desires represented by Neptune: the urge to escape from limitations Needs represented by Neptune: the need to feel at one with the whole Neptune in the Signs: Rules / Dignity: Pisces Exultation:… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Neptune

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Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Pluto

Pluto represents how you regenerate and experience death and rebirth. The essential keywords for Pluto are: Renewal, Transformation, and Evolution. Desires represented by Pluto: the urge to penetrate the depths of experience and experience renewal Needs represented by Pluto: the need to evolve and let go of the old self Pluto in the Signs: Rules… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Pluto

Astrology · Book Reviews

Astrology Bookshelf

A selection of recommended Astrology books, covering chart interpretation, forecasts and transits, and individual planets. These are some of the books I’ve found most useful or insightful when working on my own horoscope. Longer reviews are attached via links… Richard Tarnas – Cosmos and Psyche In this groundbreaking book, Richard Tarnas demonstrates the correspondences between… Continue reading Astrology Bookshelf