Chiron in the Birth Chart (Pt. 3: Houses 7, 8, 9)

Chiron in 7th House: male and female centaurs are kissing and playing.
Chiron in association with 7th House, Libra or Venus: “The Loves of the Centaurs” by Peter Paul Rubens (1635)

[This is a continuation from the previous post]. In the following post, I will address Chiron in 7th House, Chiron in Libra, or Chiron in aspect to Venus; Chiron in 8th House, Chiron in Scorpio, or Chiron in aspect to Pluto; and Chiron in 9th House, Chiron in Sagittarius, or Chiron in aspect to Jupiter:

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Pity and Rupture: Introduction to Chiron in the Birth Chart

Chiron: Breaking and opening in a black-&-white image of "Parting the Red Sea"
“Parting the Red Sea” (Photo Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/amboo213/7429036760)

In Greek mythology, Chiron was a centaur (half human, half beast), albeit a very civilized one: his front legs were human-like, in contrast to traditional centaurs whose lower body would be horse-like. However, in transition from Greek to Roman mythology, Chiron lost his human front legs, and developed an equine lower body to become more of an average centaur, as it seems Romans did not have patience for too much ambiguity: they preferred an exact 50 / 50 ratio of man/beast, rather than a centaur which might be just a tad more human, and therefore not quite “balanced”. In this post, I will explore the meaning of Chiron from a Psychological and Evolutionary perspective: Continue reading “Pity and Rupture: Introduction to Chiron in the Birth Chart”