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Commanding Capricorn

 CAPRICORN

Approximate Dates: December 22 – January 19

Symbol: The Sea-goat, representing mysticism, practicality, steadfastness, individuality

Ruling Planet: Saturn

Element: Earth (feminine)

Quality: Cardinal

Associated House: 10th

Color(s): Brown, Blue

Body Part(s): Knees, joints, teeth, bones & skeletal structure

Chakra(s): Muladhara/Root/Red, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo, Sahasrara/Crown/Indigo

Metal/Stone: Lead/Amber

Characteristics: Who’s the boss, you ask? The CEO, the one running things? The Capricorn in the room would be a good bet.

Capricorns won’t be the loudest, they won’t be the showiest, they won’t be the most serving or even the most helpful, but they will unmistakably have an air ...

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Tenacious Taurus

 TAURUS

Approximate Dates: April 20 – May 20

Symbol: The Bull, representing strength, fertility, power, tenacity

Ruling Planet: Venus

Element: Earth (feminine)

Quality: Fixed

Associated House: 2nd

Color(s): Green

Body Part(s): Neck, throat

Chakra(s): Muladhara/Root/Red, Swadhistana/Sacral/Orange, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue

Metal/Stone: Copper/Emerald

Characteristics: The scent of a pink rose in full bloom, the scratchy yet soft texture of natural paper rich with wood fibers, the sweet and tart lingering aftertaste of a bite of dark chocolate torte drizzled in raspberry glaze, the caress of a lover’s hand along the small of your arched back…Taurus is a sensual beast.

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Virtuous Virgo

VIRGO

Approximate Dates: August 23 – September 22

Symbol: The Virgin (often pregnant), representing purity, naivety, and polite distance from the world

Ruling Planet: Mercury

Element: Earth (feminine)

Quality: Mutable

Associated House: 6th

Color(s): Blue

Body Part(s): Nervous system, digestive system (intestines in particular)

Chakra(s): Muladhara/Root/Red, Vishuddha/Throat/Blue, Ajna/Third Eye/Indigo

Metal/Stone: Mercury/Sapphire

Characteristics: It’s not uncommon for the symbol of Virgo to be misconstrued. Virgos are represented by the Virgin (often a pregnant one), so in seeing a fertile young thing, many people interpret the energy as “motherly”.

But that really isn’t the essence of ...

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Stay Grounded/Element Earth

Basic Attributes: Solid, practical, steady, fertile, manifesting, feminine, sensual

Imagine standing outside barefoot with your feet connecting to the earth. What kind of ground comes to mind for you? Is it a warm, sandy beach? Or a cool, grassy lawn? Maybe it’s wet mud that squishes between your toes, or a dry and cracked clay that leaves your feet coated with orange dust.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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