ASTROLOGICAL SYMBOLS AND MEANINGS

 

GLYPH  PLANETS & POINTS     KEYWORDS
Sun Self, identity, "self-full" individuality
Moon         Instincts, the unconscious, nurturing part of you, mother
Mercury   Mentality, communications, siblings, travel
Venus     Love, romance, beauty, female energy
Mars     Aggression, drive, athletic, male energy
Jupiter    Optimism, luck, cosmic credits, expansive, success, philosophy, education
Saturn        Responsibility, lessons, restriction, time, gravity
Uranus          Individuality, creativity, originality, sudden changes, eccentric
Neptune          Idealism, illusion, surrender, transcendence, spirituality, depression
Pluto           Transformation, rebirth, power, the under toe to life, underworld
North Node        Destiny, growing towards, future potential, connections
South Node       What you already know, past karma
Part of Fortune            Release for happiness (balance between Sun, Moon and Ascendant)
Ascendant (Rising Sign)        Personality, your approach to life
Midheaven            Personality in career, how you approach the world, 10th house cusp

 

GLYPH  SIGNS KEYWORDS RULING PLANET ELEMENT MODALITY
Aries Spontaneous activity, assertive Mars Fire Cardinal
Taurus Solid, stable, nice or beautiful things Venus Earth Fixed
Gemini Communicator, dual nature, salesperson Mercury Air Mutable
Cancer Nurturing, emotional Moon Water Cardinal
Leo Selfhood Sun Fire Fixed
Virgo Analysis, meticulous, service Mercury Earth Mutable
Libra Balance, relating, beauty Venus Air Cardinal
Scorpio Penetration, intensity, sexual Pluto Water Fixed
Sagittarius Expansive, visionary, optimistic Jupiter Fire Mutable
Capricorn Responsible, authoritive Saturn Earth Cardinal
Aquarius Consciousness, humanitarian Uranus Air Fixed
Pisces Love, wisdom, surrender Neptune Water Mutable

 

THE HOUSES  KEYWORDS
1st   Personal identity
2nd   Values, self worth, finances
3rd   Communications, siblings, short trips
4th   Psychological foundation, roots
5th    Self-Expression, romance, play, art, children
6th     Work and service
7th    Partnership, marriage, dealing with others
8th    Others' resources, sexuality, occult, death, inheritance
9th    Inspiration, philosophy, religion, education, journeys
10th     Career, ambitions, status
11th      Ideals, groups, friends, dreams
12th      Inner, meditative, entrapped, spiritual, hospitals

 

ELEMENTS KEYWORDS
Fire Incandescence, combustion
Earth Grounded, "down to earth"
Air Thought, intuition
Water Feelings

 

MODALITIES KEYWORDS
Cardinal Responsive
Fixed Persevering, stubborn
Mutable Flexible, scattered