Eris the 10th Planet thru the Houses, Where in Life Do You Feel “Left Out”?
Discovered in 2005, from plates found in 2003, Eris
is a Trans-Neptunian Object, which is an astronomical term meaning further out than
Neptune. She was named a dwarf planet along with Pluto. She was Planet X, then
nicknamed Xena, then officially named after the brother of Ares/Mars, the
goddess of discord.
Eris entered Aries in 1923 and will not enter
Taurus until 2048, so almost everyone alive right now has Eris in Aries,
therefore making the house of Eris more personal to you. It takes 556 years for Eris to orbit the sun.
“Eris is one who struggles against injustice and
oppression. She has her war-like and even bloodthirsty side, with the higher
manifestation of defending the weak and standing up for oneself. Her placement
and aspects to other planets correlate to the archetype of the underdog
warrior, speaking truth to power, and with also a willingness to resort to
violence if necessary. Many manifestations of this archetype exist in the
present culture, and the discovery period is also coincident with the onset of
the Iraq war. This archetype represents a dire motif of the struggle for
survival that is inherent in the natural world, and in humankind also, and
which represents once again, as with Pluto and Chiron, a darker side of our
common humanity that must be acknowledged and faced in our time. Where she
located in your chart, you have the capability to make a powerful and perhaps
ruthless stand for yourself, and to battle against all odds.” –Time Passages
Eris in the 1st house: Your presence
is so radical that you don’t fit in with most people. You boldly state your
opinions and you might even get a thrill from causing trouble between people.
You are a brave fighter full of strength. You thrive on conflict as it propels
you to feel alive. You prefer revolution over tradition. You crave discord and
excitement as opposed to trying to find peace in life. You feel doldrums when
life is too calm, you always feel the need to take on challenges.
Eris in the 2nd house: You resist the
current system of economy and want to rebel against being dependent on money,
you’re the person who is cut out for growing their own food and/or living off
the grid. You feel a drive in your soul to not be materially attached, even if
you might have other factors in your chart that indicate a tendency to splurge
on possessions. You value sticking up for the underdog, fighting injustice, and living passionately.
Eris in the 3rd house: The school
system made you feel boxed in; your learning style might not grasp academic
lessons, but is able to absorb information when you are allowed to learn on
your own. You didn’t get all the attention from teachers that would have helped
you excel in the classroom, so rather, you reject commands of busy work
assignments and find brilliance by doing projects your own way. You may have
been made to feel dumb because you could not meet standards that other students
could, yet the chaos in your mind brings ideas together when you are given
freedom to learn at your own pace.
Eris in the 4th house: Your family
made you feel like the odd one out, they did not sympathize with you during
hard times. You had to break away from traditions and find yourself. The
universe gives you permission to shamelessly reject what your parents taught
you, as they may not have had the most well rounded perspective when they
raised you. They likely treated you with injustice and made you feel oppressed.
Eris in the 5th house: Your idea of
fun is different than those around you, so it may have been difficult to find
comradery (feeling of a connected community) until you found a group of people with a common interest. Your
hobbies are seen as strange, compared to typical activities that most people
enjoy. Your children may have a discordant temperament. Your romantic life is
filled with chaos.
Eris in the 6th house: You don’t fit
in at most workplaces, you resist being subordinate to a boss. You feel
oppressed by the daily grind and wish to find a more exciting job. You’d do
well in an action packed vocation that allows you to be a maverick. You feel
like you weren’t given a fair shot in the workforce and may excel more if you
become self-employed. Your health will decline when you act discordant.
Eris in the 7th house: Relationships
always seem to end up in flames in your life, which includes business partnerships,
lovers, close friends, etc. You wonder why can’t I just find that special
someone and make it last? You attract discordant people. Perhaps you haven’t
worked through all the chaos within you and so you project others as being
difficult. If you make a point to cultivate inner peace while acknowledging
your own inner wild self, you will draw in the right people who do not provoke
you too much.
Eris in the 8th house: Deep in your
soul lies discordance that you need to embrace and understand. You desire a
crazy sex life to let out inhibitions your chaotic emotions that you don’t get
to release in other areas in life.
Eris in the 9th house: You feel that
religion has oppressed you, you do not resonate with the faith you were raised
with and it is up to you to explore spirituality in many forms to find your own
truths. Traveling alone would be very therapeutic to you. You love the idea of
higher learning, but the structure of college doesn’t agree with you. You experience injustice in the college setting.
Eris in the 10th house: Your
discordant nature makes it difficult to achieve your career goals. You’d excel
in a career that involves helping others who have been left out, for example,
special education, infertility, adoption agencies, counseling, addiction,
women’s or men’s rights advocacy, etc. You are resistant to bosses that expect you to be subordinate, you have to fight to achieve the goals and jobs that suit you.
Eris in the 11th house: No matter how
many friends you have, you still feel like they don’t include you in their
lives as much as you’d like. You feel like a lone wolf, you don’t fully fit in
with most groups. If you find friends who appreciate your uniqueness, you’ll
feel fulfilled. Make it a point to seek non-judgmental, open, and understanding
people, and you can allow yourself to grow close to people who matter. You can
heal from any previous friends who betrayed you or any times you felt like you
had no one to reach out to.
Eris in the 12th house: You
subconsciously want to be alone in order to dig deep into your spiritual self.
You have sabotaged relationships and opportunities because you hadn’t worked
thru your inner baggage. Your soul has likely existed on other planets as you
feel estranged from this world in general. You can journey through other
dimensions because your chaotic spirit endlessly searches for more. You are
fighting a battle in your psyche, as Eris triggered the Trojan war. Your
chaotic nature has been suppressed, as you realize that too many people in this
world cannot handle you.
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Come with bows bent and with emptying of quivers,Maiden most perfect, lady of light, With a noise of winds and many rivers, With a clamour of waters, and with might; Bind on thy sandals, O thou most fleet, Over the splendour and speed of thy feet; For the faint east quickens, the wan west shivers, Round the feet of the day and the feet of the night. //
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Restless, pacing panther-like, I prowl the palace. Preparing for the gods to punish me, As is my fate. A fate I fear not. For I, Clytemnestra, Queen of Mycenae, Daughter of Sparta and of Leda, Have avenged my daughter's death! The blood of Iphigenia, Shed by her father, To assuage the fears and whims Of ignorant, brutal men. Lordly Agamemnon, Once my husband but no more, For I have murdered him. //
As a pale phantom with a lamp Ascends some ruin's haunted stair, So glides the moon along the damp. Mysterious chambers of the air.Now hidden in cloud, and now revealed, As if this phantom, full of pain, Were by the crumbling walls concealed, And at the windows seen again. Until at last, serene and proud. In all the splendor of her light, She walks the terraces of cloud, Supreme as Empress of the Night. //
With hair like lakes that glint beneath the stars, dark as sweet as midnight, or with hair aglow like burnished gold that still retains the fire. Yea, I shall haunt until the dusk of time, the heavy eyelids filled with fleeting dreams. //
Helen of Troy
So the lovely Andromeda sitting on the shore, Her long hair waving seaward in the salty breeze, Has been chained to rock by vengeance heretofore. But the brave Perseus arrives and her he frees, After slaying the sea monster with a vicious gore. Now Andromeda is the goddess of all my dreams, Who reigns supreme in the celestial sphere. Her beauty is yet unique in the heavenly schemes, And can cause clouds and tempest to disappear. //
Who is that girl playing in the garden- So carefree, so young, so fair? Or is she older, but with An unaging zeal or fire? I will have her A Persephone, a Helen A Medusa- Cleopatra, Pandora to my soul, ...My little fatal heel //
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In the pathway of the sun, In the footsteps of the breeze, Where the world and sky are one, He shall ride the silver seas, He shall cut the glittering wave. I shall sit at home, and rock. Rise, to heed a neighbor's knock; Brew my tea, and snip my thread; Bleach the linen for my bed. They will call him brave. //
Her skin is pale, A wash of gentle light;Her hair silver,Glittering with starlight, The girl born of moon and star. Her eyes piercing blue, As the blanket of sky, Her face upturned, All the relaxed beauty of night, The girl shimmering with light and dust. The moonlight drapes over her Clothing her in shimmering silver light, She dances with glittering grace, As the the dust of stars trails behind, The moonlight girl born for night //
Remembering Greece, I imagine you there now; naked, skilled in spells. Your toes in the sand, your bright green eyes radiant; island conqueress. //
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After consulting an oracle, the king and queen chained Andromeda to a rock, in order to be sacrificed to the monster. However, the hero Perseus was nearby and heard of the imminent death of Andromeda; when the monster emerged from the sea, he managed to kill it, either by slaying it with a knife, or by exposing it to Medusa’s head and turning it into stone. Thus, Andromeda was saved.