Jupiter in Aspect to Chiron

Jupiter Chiron Aspects
Jupiter in Aspect to Chiron: “The Garden of Earthly Delights-Right Panel Detail: Key” by Hieronymus Bosch (1503–1515)

What does it mean to have Jupiter Square Chiron or Jupiter Trine Chiron in the natal chart?  In this post, I will address Jupiter Chiron Aspects: all the major “hard” and “soft” aspects will be discussed. Please note that these are baseline interpretations and may be modified according to the presence of other factors in the chart. You can also study Jupiter Signs, Jupiter Houses, Natal Chiron, and Chiron Houses discussed in other posts. Continue reading “Jupiter in Aspect to Chiron”

Structure of Consciousness: Saturn in the Birth Chart

Natal Saturn in Psychological and Evolutionary Astrology
“La Fanciulla Sulla Roccia a Sorrento” [“The Girl on the Rock in Sorrento”] by Filippo Palizzi (1871)
Saturn has received quite a number of negative reviews in traditional astrology: above all, it is associated with “karma” (of the “burdensome” type), past life “sins” one has to duly pay for, physical deformities, moral incongruence, and basically all that is associated with “pain” and “grief”. Let’s look at Natal Saturn from a different angle: Continue reading “Structure of Consciousness: Saturn in the Birth Chart”

Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart

Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart
Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart: “Woman Drying Her Hair” by Joseph DeCamp (1898)

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”