Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart

Retrograde Planets: An Indian lady standing in the water, adjusting her yellow dress over her naked shoulder.
Retrograde Planets in Birth Chart: “Lady” by Kamal Rao

Retrograde planets in the natal chart usually indicate an evolutionary need to undo or redo something with regards to the archetypal symbolism of that planet. In this post, I will briefly* address the possible meaning(s) of each retrograde planet in the birth chart, regardless of all other possible factors which may modify these basic interpretations. Therefore, please keep in mind that these are only possibilities rather than certainties: Continue reading “Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart”

From Pluto to the Sun: A Metaphoric Journey of the Soul (Pt. 3)

Mercury Station, the Sun Station, the Moon Station: Three characters, a priest in gray, a girl in white, and Virgin Mary in black are facing each other.
Kay Nielsen: “East of the Sun and West of the Moon”

[This is a continuation from the previous post].In the eight station, Mercury teaches the soul how to acquire “knowledge” of self and the other(s). The world at large has to be perceived and analyzed at Mercury Station, and the soul aspires to learn the mundane “language” of the mortals (as opposed to the jovial “language” of gods, earlier imparted by Jupiter). Continue reading “From Pluto to the Sun: A Metaphoric Journey of the Soul (Pt. 3)”