How the antagonist in John Milton’s epic poem aligns with the astrological archetype of water sign Scorpio.
There is duality and deception aplenty inside the cryptic symbols of Pisces, from the glyph to the constellations’ opposite swimming fish. And those illustrations, working in accordance with this mutable water sign’s inherent intangibility and planetary potentates, reveal yet another unfamiliar and mysterious, though explicitly indispensable aspect of Pisces.
The symbol of the Water Bearer, which consists of a human figure pouring out liquids from a vase or jug, has for some unknown reason led people to think of Aquarius as a water sign. Detached Aquarius is not a water sign, it is an air sign, so all that emotional association needs to go... Continue Reading →
Each and every zodiac sign has been associated a constellation, a ruling planet, and an element. All three of those corresponding objects can illuminate the misinterpreted temperaments and characters of the twelve zodiac signs – Capricorn is no exception. The Goat (or more accurately, the sea goat), Saturn and tales from the Greek tombs, in... Continue Reading →
Sagittarius is one of the few zodiac signs whose glyph and myths accurately represent and explain the sign’s mutable motivations, but there are additional factors including the fire sign’s ruling planets and element which also play an integral part, and once you crack the not-so-difficult code of those illustrations, you can begin to truly and... Continue Reading →
Astrological glyphs can be exceptionally confusing things. Or they can be nuggets of gold that reveal the primal motivations and behavioral background of each sign. Scorpio is one of those signs whose symbols can be both exceptionally confusing and informatively rewarding, but only when you cover every base, and leave no stone unturned. As with... Continue Reading →
Glyphs can tell you a lot, but myths, elements, planets and those pesky pictographs can tell you even more (as long as you stay on the lookout for symbolism and congruency). So I’m going to make sense of some Greek figures of myth, while concurrently examining the qualities of Libra’s constellation and ruling planet, in... Continue Reading →
The astrologically associated Virgo Virgin is a perplexing and ambiguous symbol. The maiden can mean many different things. Taken in its most basic and blatant interpretation, the Virgin simply represents virginity. Now, anyone who knows, loves, or lives alongside a Virgo can argue that their modern maiden, is anything but virginal. They are not unstained,... Continue Reading →
Ever wonder to yourself: What does that swirling symbol of Leo really mean? Learning about the fundamental behaviors of the zodiac signs can be accelerated when you look beyond the surface, and explore the specific symbols that were chosen to represent each astrological figure. For Leo, there is the deviously direct animal symbol of the... Continue Reading →
Unlike the majority of the other zodiac signs, Cancer doesn’t have a particular Greek myth or mythic figure that explains the emotional entrails and significance of the sign. In fact, the only epic entity that has long since been associated with this sign is Mother herself. This sign rules the chest, breasts, stomach and womb.... Continue Reading →