Planetary Cast of Characters: Venus, Part 6

Venus appears throughout the centuries and throughout cultures in paintings, poetry, sculpture, and dance. Anyone who has ever heard of Venus in the astrological sense automatically associates her with the arts, with beauty, and with love. If we continue to look at the planets through the stage of a medieval kingdom and its cast of …

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Planetary Cast of Characters: Jupiter, Part 5

The King and Queen may rule the kingdom, the warrior defend it, and the messenger perform and communicate; but who formulates and upholds the Laws that suppress or uplift the population under the watchful eye of the King? Jupiter. Jupiter is many things, and among them the Law-giver. Where the Sun gives Life, Jupiter establishes the …

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Planetary Cast of Characters: Mercury, Part 4

When children feel secure and comfortable in their own space, they seldom take sides. They remain neutral in an inquisitive state, eager to understand and comprehend what they can, in whatever ways they can. They want to roam, play, ponder, and question everything in their free-spirited nature. Their neutrality shifts to like or dislike, to …

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Planetary Cast of Characters: Mars, Part 3

Mars energy can be evidenced when energetic individuals eagerly step up to the plate to fill an interpreted need and serve some cause higher than their individuality. A daring competition, a brave act, whatever it will take to reach the goal, they live to taste the victory and strive to achieve accomplishment. They define success …

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Planetary Cast of Characters- the Moon, Part 2

The Madonna holding the Christ Child is symbolic of the sacred Moon, who among the planetary pantheon in Vedic Astrology represents the Divine Mother, motherhood, and love. How open is our heart, what is our capacity to be nurturing to others and to be receptive to what others give us is shown by the Moon, …

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Planetary Cast of Characters – The Sun, Part 1

Each planet is an intelligent force, a divine energy orchestrating the play within our sacred solar system. By understanding more about the planets, we gain greater understanding of how the qualities of these radiating energies manifest through our unique self expression, and how the moment of our birth affects our ability to receive, integrate, and …

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