glyph for Aries represents the face and horns of a ram. Aries is a sign that is
known for its initiative, and its innate ability to move with fervor towards
its goals. Like a ram charging forward an Aries pursues its target with
abandon. The glyph can also be seen as a geyser bursting forth from the ground,
or the female reproductive system, which alludes to the creative potential of
the sign as well as its position as the first sign, and the baby of the zodiac.
glyph for Taurus shows us the head and horns of the bull. Steadfast, stubborn,
and sensual the bull is a great parallel to the Taurean nature. Taurus is known
for its ability to work tirelessly towards its goals, not budging from the path
that they’ve set for themselves. The glyph shows us the crescent of the mind
atop the circle of the spirit, which reflects Taurus’ ability to push forward
with their whole beings to attain the security and comfort that they desire.
is the sign of the twins, and in its glyph we can see the duality that is at
the very core of its symbolism. Gemini sees the duality of all things, that of
light and darkness, right and wrong, male and female then incorporates these
dual natures into the same being. The glyph is the Roman numeral for two, and
yet at the same time it can be seen as a tunnel or a doorway. Gemini
synthesizes information, pulling it in, processing it, and then disseminating
it to others. The Geminian works as a conduit for knowledge and its role in the
zodiac is that of the informant.
glyph for Cancer shows us the claws of the crab. With its hard protective
shell, home beneath the waves, and propensity to cling to its prey and
possessions the crab is an apt metaphor for the watery Cancer. Crabs live their
lives in the endless ebb and flow of the ocean, and for Cancer it is no
different. They feel the endless tides of their emotions and instinctively feel
the ups and downs in all things. The glyph is also reminiscent of the earth and
moon, circling each other in their eternal dance through the cosmos. We’re also
shown a mother’s breasts, which are ruled by the sign as well as their function
see the head, mane, and swooping tail of the lion. Leo reflects much of its
qualities, with the females being aggressively enterprising and fiercely loyal,
and the males being protective and deeply prideful. In this glyph we again see
the circle of spirit, the sun, and a tendril that reaches out projecting its
power and influence. A Leo similarly projects their innermost power and warmth
in order to attract attention and admiration from those around them.
of Virgo shows its ties to the sign of Scorpio. Indeed at one time the two were
considered to be one and the same, representing the processes of birth and
death and their inexorable link. At some time in the past the two were split,
with the sign of Libra occupying the space between, representing the harmony
between the two. The tail of Virgo’s M is turned inward becoming the female
genitalia and being representative of the fertility and purity of the sign.
glyph for Libra is that of the setting sun. It is the twilight before the
darkness, the time of day where light and darkness exist in equal proportions,
appropriate for the balance that is representative of this sign. Libra seeks
harmony in its relationships with those around it and has an innate ability to
find balance in opposing forces. The glyph is also the Mirror of Venus, resting
atop a shelf. This alludes to the planetary ruler of the sign as well as
Libra’s association with the 7th House, which is sometimes called
the House of Mirrors.
glyph for Scorpio shows its ties to Virgo, but instead of its tail pulling in
it thrusts outward. This shows how the Scorpion’s will and drive is turned to
power and the ability to change the world around it. Scorpio is a sign known
for its great initiative and ambition as well as its great capacity for change
glyph is an arrow, ready to fire from the bow of our fiery archer. The arrow
symbolizes the far-reaching search for knowledge that is inherent in this sign.
Sagittarius wants to push the boundaries of human knowledge and experience and
push their minds and bodies forward with abandon towards this goal.
glyph gives us a silhouette. It is that of a creature that is half
mountain-goat, and half fish. The mermaid has climbed out of the primordial
nurturing waters to climb the mountain of success and accomplishment. It’s
important to recognize this dual nature in Capricorn. The goat can no more
escape where he came from than he can the drive that propels him forward. There
will forever be a connection back to the home and indeed what is built in life
serves to provide sustenance and security for it.
glyph for Aquarius shows us waves, it is multi-faceted in its nature now more
than ever. It is the ever-permeating waves of electromagnetism and energy that
surround us. It is the radio waves encoded with information as well as the
sound waves that carry a human voice to all ears that listen. This is the
“water” that is poured forth from Aquarian amphora. It is the free and ever
present information that will lead to an even more enlightened future.
fish are swimming in opposite directions, but cannot escape one another because
of the chains that bind them. This represents the dual-nature of the Piscean
individual. One fish swims upwards toward divinity. It wishes to return home
and be one with its source. The other fish swims downwards toward the material
realm. There is much that is unfinished and the weight of the world is constant
in the emotional ties that bind. Pisces
seeks to use this connection to higher spirituality to work as a conduit for
healing. They take on the pain and suffering of others in an attempt to soothe