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The Sign of Libra

From the structural mind of Virgo, where we strived to embrace our imperfections, we now shift our energies to create harmony in all our lives. Harmony, balance, justice, fairness and relationships are themes that this Venusian sign is most interested in.



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Libra Season: 23 Sept - 22 Oct

The Sun stays in one sign for approximately 30 days making the Sun journey one degree every day a bit further down the astrological wheel. Throughout the season of Libra, we put our relationships under the microscope: the one to Self and the one we have with the people in our lives. As one can not exist in harmony without the other. For one month, we feel the consistent energy of the current astrological Sun sign. This month being in Libra.


As from 23 September, our magnificent Sun shifts into the harmonious sign of Libra. You might have been feeling gradually a shift in energies and your focus has been averted to the people in your life.


Libra is a people-person. Rarely does it like to do things without someone by their side to share the experience with. And why not share our experiences in life with those we love? Librans intuitively know how to connect with others and appreciate the people in their life, making them a constant companion to have next to your side.




Characteristics

Libra is known as the Scales or Balance, making it an advocate for justice and fairness. It seeks out It has the natural ability to look at different perspectives without taking a stance. Ruled by Venus, she desires harmony, justice, peace and beauty above all. However, the price for harmony comes often from Libra not speaking its truth, saying yes when it actually means no and putting harmony of the relationship in front of its own true desires.




Ruling Planet

Venus, the planet of love and what one values. Further Venusian themes are love, values, connection, beauty, aesthetics, style, art, money, possession and the material world. Daughter of Uranus and lover of the God of War, Mars in mythology. She knew how to indulge and enjoy the finer things in life. Yet she had a vengeful and jealous streak to her when crossed. Learn more about Venus in the Masterclass.




Astrological House

Libra is associated with the seventh house in the astrological wheel. Relationships of all kinds (mainly one-on-one), contracts, commitments, alliances, unions belong to the seventh house.




Modality

Libra belongs to the cardinal signs, alongside Aries, Cancer and Capricorn. They belong to the crosses of the equinoxes and solstices initiating us into a new season. Leaders and initiators at core, they lead each in their area of life. Libra leads us in relationships as the natural mediators they are. Initiating harmony in all aspects of life.




Element

The element of air which is further embodied by the signs of Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are inspired driven beings. Air connects, inspires, muses, delivering us a deep fresh of air after the earth season of Virgo. Air quality is often innovative, communicative, connective, and has a peripheral view to life. They see many different sides of one piece of information. They are highly drawn and connected oftentimes to the arts and inspiration is their business.




Body Astrology

Every sign is connected to a body part. In medical astrology, Libra rules foremost the kidneys, the urinary bladder and skin as an organ of touch. Associated with beauty, thanks to Venus, these Venusian types usually have glowing skin.




Human Design

The Gate 57 carries the Libran energy. In combination with Gate 10, it transmits the energy of creating beauty and art in the world. Known as the Channel of the Perfected Form, these individuals are inclined to follow their intuition, thus naturally manifesting beauty around them and ensuring their survival in the process.





About the writer

Inés Kelly is a trauma-informed space holder and integral guide in Human Design and astrology. Her multi-cultural background has gifted her with the insight of various rituals and traditions. Bringing the ancestral and the honoring of the natural cycles to the community is a deep value she holds.


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