Saturn and the 27 Club

There's quite a list of musicians who, sadly, have died at or around age 27, the most famous being Joplin, Morrison, Hendrix, Cobain, and Winehouse. Blogs, Facebook posts, and television reports started calling this the '27 Club'. Here's one of the Whys from an astrological perspective: In our late twenties, everyone experiences what’s referred to …

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Planetary Cast of Characters: Saturn, Part 7

In the last of our series on the Planetary Cast of Characters, we fittingly finish with Saturn, who on our medieval stage plays the role of the wise old sage, the aged and experienced individual who carries with them the burden of their life lessons and the wisdom that has been earned. Through maturity, Saturn …

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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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