What is a Compatibility Horoscope? With only 12 signs of the zodiac, you wouldn't believe finding the ideal partner would be all that difficult. Ahhh, but did you consider whether they are Earth, Fire, Air or Water signs, or consider a Compatibility Horoscope? You didn't? In Western Astrology, each star sign is thought to come under 4 separate elements. Fire is Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, Earth is Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn, Air is Gemini, Libra, Aquarius, and Water is Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces. So what does that actually tell us? Well... Fire is thought to love freedom. Air is considered to also desire freedom (but slightly differently than 'fire') Earth is considered to love security Water is considered to need security (but slightly differently than 'earth').
Are you ready for another round of miscommunication and technical glitches coming up soon? Mercury, the quicksilver trickster planet of Communication, turns retrograde on 26 May 2008 in the sign of Gemini and is ready to cause more havoc to the communication realm. Astrologically speaking, planets don't suddenly seem to switch gears and turn backwards from Earth's perspective. They remain in a stationary state of movement for about two weeks prior to turning retrograde. Some planets are prone to turning retrograde at a high frequency and Mercury tops the list - it goes retrograde about three times a year, spending about three weeks in each retrograde period.
If there is a connection to the moon phases and hair cuts, what is it? What does it mean? Inquiring minds want to know. Others simply use the knowledge and know that it works. The astrology sources collected for the monthly charts are based on traditional lore. You might declare that they are made of whims and wishes, but direct experience over time bears them out to those who put it to the test. On the astrological side, the ongoing debate for the Pisces/Cancer poll is at 66% in favor and 33% opposed. The poll question asks if you agree about the recommendation to avoid hair treatments during the Pisces and Cancer moons. My moon phase hair experiment is a success for my needs.
We find ourselves getting ready for a change of season as our Sun enters adaptable Communicator Gemini. The masculine mutable air energy of Gemini is symbolized by the Twins and guided by the Messenger planet Mercury. These gentle natives enjoy conversation, intelligent ideas, being in the know and people of all kinds. Wherever you find a clever soul wittingly expressing themselves in life, you'll find an adaptable Gemini close by. With the innate ability to move and think quickly the Gemini is known to be a free spirit, lending at times not being able to make proper commitments in life. They must learn to withstand from being scattered, for when they remain too on the go as they go about the world, lack of inner harmony is easy to set in.
Mon 5/19/08 Dealing with Crisis and Rescuing the Damsel Today could be rather intense with a Full Moon at 29 degrees. Some of us may find ourselves dealing with a crisis, and self-esteems could be fragile. The day should begin well, and we will be ready to jump into our work this morning. By mid morning (early morning west cost) the problems will begin to appear, and some of us will be feeling very confused. If we can manage to stay sober through lunch (mid morning west coast), the rest of the day may be a bit more tolerable. Some of us will get to be the super hero today, and we may rescue a few damsels in distress. Major Planetary Events Today: Full Moon 10:11 PM EDT Tue 5/20/08 Ready to Consider Changes in Our Lives Our optimism and enthusiasm will return today, and we may be ready to consider making some changes in our lives.
In the Astrology Horoscope there are 12 houses, one for each of the 12 astrology star signs. The houses have a special meaning as they take on a vibration of their own which you have to take into consideration when you read a horoscope. Each sign rules a particular house. The Sun travel around in the horoscope all the time and spend approximately 2 hours in each house. Therefore at the time you are born your particular sun sign will fall in the house according to the time you were born which, is not necessarily in the house your sign rules. The sun rises in the first house every morning between 5am - 7am. At 12 noon it is at the mid heaven and at 6pm it is on the descendant opposite the first house and at 12 midnight it is opposite the mid heaven in the 4th house and then return to the first house again to repeat the circle.
Mercury will pass through this retrograde from 21 degrees to 13 degrees of Gemini from May 26 to June 19. Check your natal chart to see the personalized effects of this retrograde Mercury phase. If you have planets in the 21 degrees to 13 degrees of Gemini, you may feel confused and won't know which way to go. If you have planets s between 11 and 23 degrees in Virgo or Pisces you may have delays and obstruction. If you have planets between 11 and 23 degrees in Sagittarius, you may feel exhausted. Mercury will turn direct on June 19. It can be the most difficult day of the entire retrograde phase and may bring technical glitches, miscommunication, travel and traffic problems, and scheduling snafus, Internet problems.
May 21 - June 20 Birthstone: Agate and Tourmaline Abundance Crystal: Apophyllite The beauty of knowing your crystals to compliment your sun sign is that it balances out your assets and your challenges into a flow of personal perfection. As a Gemini you are very active, both mentally and physically. You also have the ability to multi-task and your birthstone Agate assists you in grounding you and giving you the ability to pay attention to details. You can also be vulnerable to nervous tension, by carrying Agate on a regular basis you can avoid the aggravation of this character defect. Gemini is known as the dual sun sign and Agate tends to unify this duality and makes your two sides of your nature come together with comfort and ease.
It is commonly know that in any horoscope or birth chart, the 7 th house rules the marriage, love affairs and the married life. However, the Western system hardly knows that in male horoscopes, the Navamsha chart, and in female horoscopes, the Trinshamsha chart play most important part in the matter of marriage and married life. The another important factor is the Karaka planet ruling the aspect of marriage and spouse. It we have the degrees of all the first seven planets before us at the time of birth of an individual, the planet with the least or smallest degrees (Rashi to be ignored) will be the planet ruling the aspect of marriage and spouse. Amongst the planets, the most vitally and directly connected with the influencing the marriage and the married life are Mars, Venus and Moon;
"To be, or not to be? That is the question... To die; to sleep no more... " -Shakespeare; Hamlet Act III, Scene 1 Moon Astrology experts wrestle with an interesting dilemma, and that is whether or no to feed the moon. People less experienced in astrology have no idea what "food for the moon" could possibly be, because it is an inorganic satellite of Earth for crying out loud. I will look at opinions offered by mystics of astrology concerning it; and relate the concept to lunar influence in this commentary. I was initially puzzled, as a matter of fact; when one of the mystics of astrology made a bold statement, written in all capital letters, to be sure to be sure to feed the moon.