- Principle: Self-conscious ego-center. The “gold” in each of us. Archetypal masculinity expressed as The Center.
- Psychological: Sense of identity and purpose (direction). — “What you are” at the core of your identity. The Sun relates to all forms of authority, power, eminence, leadership. — The Sun’s constellation is one of the most important character determinants in the chart.
- Physiological: Vitality. The essence of life.
- Principle: Subconsciousness. Instincts, appetites, desire. Adaptation. Archetypal femininity expressed as surrounding, embracing, receiving.
- Psychological: Receptivity, adaptability, sensitivity, appetite, imagination, immediacy of feelings. — Personality (mannerisms, idiosyncrasies, tastes). That which we reveal most easily, which adapts to the environment in which it is placed and absorbs conditions around it.
- Physiological: The substance of life. All fluids.
- Principle: Intellect. Motion, transportation. Androgyny.
- Psychological: Curiosity, perceptiveness. Gathering, storing, interpreting, and sharing information. Mental faculties, communication. Nervous sensitivity. Commerce, business skills and aptitudes.
- Physiological: Nervous system, including brain and spinal tissues.
- Principle: Desire. Love. Biological femininity.
- Psychological: Giving/receiving love (romantic, social, filial, etc.). Harmony, pleasure. — Gentle, esthetic, receptive, but natural, guileless, searching for meaning.
- Physiological: Hormonal system in general.
- Principle: Volition. Energy. Biological masculinity.
- Psychological: Aggression, competition, need for physical expression. — Sexual aggression, courage, strength. — Effort, struggle, pain. — Passion to defend moral convictions.
- Physiological: Muscle system. Anything that surges adrenaline.
- Principle: Most fortunate and expansive of planets. — Bounty. Worship. Nobility. — The layered forms draping fundamental reality.
- Psychological: Need to have and be the highest and best, to better oneself, to be liked and included, to gain the endearment of others. — Fortune, optimism, enthusiasm, generosity. Religious thinking, propitiatory.
- Physiological: Alimentary system. Building up, assimilation. Relaxation of musculature.
- Principle: The power of form-giving, restriction, definition, and preservation.
- Psychological: Self-preservation, survival (drive to work hard and to guard one’s own). Need for self-reliance, emotional distance, material security (conserving, frugal). — Inhibiting, withdrawn; trials. Limits, restrains, restricts, defines.
- Physiological: Skeletal system — bones. Elimination.
- Principle: Freedom, discovery/disclosure, revelation, liberation. The Ideal derived from experience of the Actual. The Individual distinct from the collective; delivery, release. The simple.
- Psychological: Need for independence and freedom (physical, intellectual, etc.); disperses or dismisses limitations. Responds strongly to the new, sudden, unexpected, thrilling, exciting, colorful, stimulating. Disclosure of the unknown, choosing revelation over mystery. Pragmatic realism anchored by “naked truth.”
- Physiological: The orienting response. Possibly also the autonomic (especially sympathetic) nervous system.
- Principle: Selective reality-formation (via selective perception): Experience of the Actual derived from the Ideal. The individual submerged within the Collective; connection, absorption. The complex.
- Psychological: Need for attachment and connection (dependency and betrayal themes). Profound sensitivity, vulnerability. Emotional drama, exaggeration, distortion. Dwelling within the unknown, choosing mystery over revelation; at home with the nebulous, vague, unrealistic, inauthentic, fanciful. Surrender to temptation.
- Physiological: Weakness, wasting, atrophy.
- Principle: Uncompromisable seed-essence of being. The “Hidden One” (what we inherently are aside from all conditioning and selection) buried in our inmost depths. The miraculous.
- Psychological: Desire to be oneself, unhampered by others. Isolative, distinguishing. Dislikes labels, categorization, and arbitrary expectations. Eccentric, extreme, separating, disruptive. The exception singled out from the norm.
- Physiological: Impact on physiology seems more rooted in profound psychological impact. Symbolically related to conception, and therefore may be connected to cellular growth and regeneration in general, and thus with healing.
This page last updated 29 Nov 2008 E.V.