The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac
Ruled by Mars. Cardinal, fire sign. Positive and masculine sign. March 21st to April 21st. Keyword: I AM. "The uprushing fountain of Life. Fire of the head. The untamed fire of Impulse." In the physical body Aries rules the head. Aries is symbolized by the Bam.
Ruled by Venus. Fixed, earth sign. Feminine and receptive sign. April 21st to May 21st. Keyword: I HAVE. "The freshly plowed earth of springtime, ready for the seed." In the physical body, Taurus rules the throat and cerebellum, the back part of the brain. Taurus is sym-bolizd by the Bull.
Ruled by Mercury. Mutable, air sign. Neutral in expression, for it is a combination of male and female in a subtle way. It is a positive sign so it Is listed as a masculine sign. May 21st to June 21st. Keyword: I THINK. "The light, changeable breeze of early summer. Here today and gone tomorrow but you are better to the contact" In the physical body it rules the nervous system, the hands, the shoulders, the arms and the lungs. Gemini is symbolized by the Twins. The Chinese call it the 'monkey' sign.
Ruled by the Moon. Cardinal, water sign. Feminine and receptive sign. June 21st to July 21st Keyword: I FEEL. "The restless tides of the ocean; the surging and ebbing of emotions." In the physical body it rules the breasts, the stomach and the solar plexus. Cancer is symbolized by the Crab.
Ruled by the Sum Fixed, fire sign. Positive and masculine sign. July 21st to August 21st. Keyword: I WILL. "Fire of the heart; the steady controlled fire of affeo» tion." In the physical body it governs the heart and the spine. Leo is symbolized by the Lion.
Ruled by Mercury. Mutable, earth sign. Feminine and receptive sign. August 21st to September 21st Keyword: I ANALYZES. "The harvest time; the time of reaping and assimilation." Governs the intestinal tract in the body and its powers of assimilation. Virgo is symbolized by the Virgin, with a sheaf of wheat.
Ruled by Venus. Cardinal, air sign. Positive, masculine sign. September 21st to October 21st Keyword: WE BALANCE. "High wind and hurricanes, followed fay calm." Rules the kidneys, purifiers of the body as relationships purify the soul Symbolized by the Scales.
Ruled by Mars and Pluto. Fixed, water sign. Feminine, receptive sign. October 21st to November 21st Key-word: I CREATE. "Unhealthy and stagnant marsh waters that need to be brought to the surface and cleansed." Rules the generative system and the rectum. Scorpio is symbolized by three symbols; the Scorpion on its lowest side, the Eagle, the higher symbol, and the Phoenix bird that dies in the ashes of its crucified self and is reborn anew.
Ruled by Jupiter. Mutable, fire sign. Positive, masculine sign. November 21st to December 21st Keyword: I PERCEIVE. "The fire of the Spirit The arrow that shoots heavenward." Rules the hips and thighs and has a great deal to do with arterial blood. Symbolised by the Centaur, half man and half horse.
Rnled by Saturn. Cardinal, earth sign. Feminine, receptive sign. December 21st to January 21st Keyword: I USE. "The goat solitary and atone, climbing to the highest peak." Rules the knees and the bony structure of the body. The symbol of Capricorn is the Goat
Ruled by Saturn and Uranns. Fixed, air sign. Positive and masculine in expression. January 21st to February 21st Keyword: I KNOW. "The dear, crystal electric air of winter." Rules the circulation and the ankles in the body. Symbolized by the Man with the watering pot
Ruled by Neptune with Jupiter as vice-regent. Huta* ble, water sign. Feminine, receptive sign. Keyword: I BELIEVE. "The fish, swimming below the surface, uncertain of its destination, but in ceaseless motion." It rules the feet (symbol of understanding) in the physical body. Symbolized by the two fish, tied together, but swimming in opposite directions.
In studying the signs and planets, keywords are given to aid in understanding. It is well to have a notebook and put into it every bit of knowledge yon can glean on the planets and the signs. There are astrological magazines on the market that are of great aid to the student. Every sign and every planet is placed somewhere in your horoscope. The more knowledge you have of the meanings of the planets and the signs, the greater will be your ability to interpret a birthchart
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