THE PLANETS MEANINGS AND THE SIGNS THEY RULE
Associated with Leo and the 5th house. The Sun is one of
the strongest influences in the natal chart because it is said
to represent the ego. It is a persons creativity, will power,
purpose, and driving characteristics.
MOON:Emotions -Rules Cancer Associated with Cancer and the 4th House. The Moon is also a very important factor in the natal chart because it represents a persons emotions, habits, patterns and overall needs. Where as the Sun is said to be a father figure, the Moon is the mother figure.
MERCURY : Intellect -Rules Gemini & Virgo Associated with Gemini and Virgo and the 3rd and 6th houses. In astrology the planet Mercury represents thinking and communication. In a natal chart Mercury is the planet to look at to find a persons thinking style, speed of thought and ability to make connections, speech style and overall method of communication
VENUS: Love - Rules Taurus & Libra Associated with Taurus and Libra and the 2nd and 7th Houses. Venus is the planet of love. It represent possessions -material or relationships. In a natal chart, an astrologer will look to Venus to describe how the person deals with relationships in general, the ability to attract and describe the persons love nature. Venus is also very important in considering compatibility.
MARS: Passion -Rules Aries Associated with Aries and Scorpio and the 1st and 8th houses. Mars is the aggressive planet. It represents actions, physical activity, argument's, debates and war. The fiery planet is also associated with courage and confidence. Mars is where astrologers look to see how the person gets their needs met. Mars is also very important in considering compatibility.
JUPITER: Luck -Rules Sagitturius Associated with Sagittarius and the 9th house. In astrology Jupiter symbolizes expansion, growth and good will. It is called the luck planet and is considered a high octave of Venus. An astrologer looking for a persons ways of excessiveness, optimism and luck, looks to the planet Jupiter.
SATURN: Discipline - Rules Capricorn Associated with Capricorn and Pisces and the 10th and 12 houses. Saturn is the grouch of the zodiac - and gets blamed for nearly everything bad in life. Saturn is about duty, responsibility, time, burdens, rules and authority. An astrologer will examine a persons Saturn to find ambitions, weaknesses and what lessons need to be learned.
URANUS: Originality -Aquarius Associated with Aquarius and the 11th house. The planet Uranus rules the unexpected, original ideas, inspiration, friendships and the sense of community. Astrologers look to Uranus to determine how a person responds to authority, restrictions on freedom and attitudes towards humanity. Uranus is also considered to be a generational planet, meaning that whole generations feel its effect, and is not necessarily personal. The strength and effect Uranus has on an individual can only be determined by examining the birth chart.
NEPTUNE: Sirituality - Pisces Associated with Pisces and the 12th house. Neptune is also a generational planet. It's the nebulous planet. It represents dreams, glamour, delusions and denials. This is the planet an astrologer examines to explore a persons dreams, spirituality and illusions.
PLUTO: Regeneration - Scorpio Associated with Scorpio and the 8th house. It is the planet associated with hidden things, power, change and destruction. Where ever Pluto lies in a persons chart is where they will experience the most intense changes in their life. Pluto is the where a person learns an 'end' to have a 'beginning'.