Astrology Planet Meanings:
Sun - Vitality; sense of individuality; creative energy, radiant inner self; essential values.
Urge to be and to create.
Need to be recognized and express self.
- Rules - Leo
Moon - Your instinctive reaction; sub-conscious predisposition; feeling about self (Self-image); everyday mood, sensitivity, and emotions.
Urge to feel inner support; domestic and emotional security urge
Need for emotional tranquility and sense of belonging; need to feel right about self
- Rules - Cancer
Mercury - Communication, decisions, and conscious mind (Logic or Rational).
Urge to express one’s perceptions and intelligence through skill or speech
Need to establish connections with others; need to learn
- Rules - Gemini & Virgo
Venus - The way one loves, relationships, sharing affection & pleasure, and seductive abililty.
Social and love urge; urge to express affections; urge for pleasure
Need to feel close others; need to feel comfort and harmony; need to give of self’s emotions
- Rules - Taurus & Libra
Mars - Actions, physical energy, desire, initiative, drive, and sexuality.
Self-assertive and aggressive urge; sex urge; urge to act decisively
Need to achieve desires; need for sexual and physical excitement
- Rules - Aries & Scorpio
Jupiter - Expansion, Power, generosity, and grace.
Urge toward a larger order or to connect self with something greater than self
Need for faith, trust, and confidence in life and self; need to improve self
- Rules - Sagittarius & Pisces
Saturn - Concentration, Efforts, perseverance, ambitions, wisdom, limits, and responsibility/inevitable consequences.
Urge to defend self’s structure and integrity; urge toward safety and security through tangible achievement
Need for social approval; need to rely on one’s own resources and work
- Rules Capricorn & Aquarius
Uranus - Individual freedom, originality, and independence.
Urge toward differentiation, originality, and independence from tradition
Need for change, excitement, and expression without restraint
- Rules - Aquarius
Neptune - Escapism of the real world, dreaming/daydreaming, intuition, clairvoyance, and spirituality.
Urge to escape from the limitations of the one’s self and of the material world
Need to experience a oneness with life, a complete merger of the whole
- Rules - Pisces
Pluto - Deep transformations, power, destruction with a view to regenerate (A phoenix rising from it’s ashes).
Urge toward total rebirth; urge to penetrate to the core of experience
Need to refine self; need to let go of old through pain
- Rules - Scorpio