Western Astrological Planetary Associations

Planisphere_of_CopernicusIn so-called Western astrology, your “sign” usually refers to what is technically your Sun sign.  What does that mean?  Your Sun sign is your most basic astrological trait.  It very generally defines your motivations, ego, needs and approach to life.  But its only the start of the your story.  Understanding the other influences, especially the “planets,” helps to refine the general picture that just the Sun sign gives.  At the moment of your birth, the planets were in a unique position that don’t often repeat.  This pattern of the stars is like a signature that reflects certain cosmic influences on your life.   Each planet is associated with different aspects of the human condition listed below.  I’ve boldfaced the one word that is a key association. Continue reading Western Astrological Planetary Associations