Aquarius: The Water Bearer

The two ripples of water can sometimes be perceived as bolts of lightning, waves of aether, or electrically-charged water. Although Aquarius is an Air sign, he/she pours waters of creation, healing and purification on the collective existence of humanity. Uranus “the awakener” Aquarius was “co-ruled” by Saturn along with Capricorn. However, after Uranus’ discovery in 1781, modern astrology currently associates Aquarius with Uranus. The planet Uranus is a gas giant named after the sky god that Gaia created and procreated with. Uranus is considered the father of the Cyclops and the Titans. The planet orbits the sun on its side and takes up to 84 earth years to make one trip. There are various myths involving Aquarius. In the Bible he is equated with Noah from the Noah’s Ark flood story. However, before the age of Christianity, Aquarius was associated with Deucalion in Greece and Utnapishtim from a similar flood story called the, “Epic of Gilgamesh.” There are many similarities between Gilgamesh, Hercules and Orion “the hunter." The Sumerian account includes many similar details about the great flood. While the myth from Greece Included Deucalion’s salvation from the flood, but this account did not include saving two of each animal. Deucalion and his wife Pyrrha were forced to repopulate the world by throwing rocks over their shoulders. All of the men formed behind Deucalion and all of the women formed behind Pyrrha. In one account, Pandora from the Pandora’s box myth emerged behind Pyrrha.

Key Words: Unique, Authentic, Unity, Collective Consciousness
House #11
Ruling Planet: Uranus Co-ruled Saturn

The Symbol for Aquarius can represent waves of thought, electricity or water. However, the "water bearer," is actually an air sign known for its intellectual capacity.

The Symbol for Aquarius can represent waves of thought, electricity or water. However, the “water bearer,” is actually an air sign known for its intellectual capacity.

THe 11th house: Friends, Hopes, Dreams and Unity for Humanity.  It refers to memberships, hopes, goals, ambitions, wishes, social groups, associations, humanitarian interests. It also refers to self-realization, liberty, legislation and regulation.

THe 11th house: Friends, Hopes, Dreams and Unity for Humanity. It refers to memberships, hopes, goals, ambitions, wishes, social groups, associations, humanitarian interests. It also refers to self-realization, liberty, legislation and regulation.

The sign Aquarius was traditionally ruled by Saturn, though Uranus has also been assigned ruler-ship since its discovery in 1781. Physically it is related to the calves and ankles, as well as the circulation system. is considered to be a “Yang” day sign which is associated with a “masculine” nature. Aquarians or Aquarii can be outwardly oriented and extroverted in the energy that they express to others. As a Air sign (Octahedron) Aquarians can be very social if you can get them out of their over-thinking heads.  Aquarius is a Fixed sign. So like the other fixed signs, Taurus, Leo and Scorpio, Aquarians are known for their determination, staying power, and it is high ideals and convictions. Mercury rules everything involving the mind, intellect and education but Aquarius’ ruling planet Uranus is supposed to be the “higher octave” of Mercury. Aquarians tend to have very high expectations and therefore are at a higher risk of being “let down” or disappointed in others.
The Aquarius influence is often  manifests as stubborn behavior. Many people can perceive Aquarius detachment as being cold and calculating when their objective is to always try and be as objective as humanly possible. Aquarians often understand that everyone has biases. Aquarians demonstrate this often through being honest about their own flaws. The sign of Aquarius is also strongly related to social and humanitarian ideals that include collective consciousness and symbiotic coexistence. Planets in the signs of Aquarius or in the 11th house on a natal chart, often express themselves in a unique, unconventional and authentic manner.

The Winter Quadrant: Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces

The Winter Quadrant: Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. This is the Summer Quadrant in the southern hemisphere. These three zodiac signs are in the “sea” of the celestial sphere.

Sometimes Aquarius influence can lead to an experience of alienation or social isolation if Mars or Mercury are not placed in assertive zodiac signs. Nevertheless the energy of Aquarius is in essence friendly and expresses itself in social relationships where shared ideals play a greater role than emotions. Aquarian energy is often judged to be cool and detached but when Mars is in Sagittarius or Venus and Mercury or in Sagittarius, Capricorn or Pisces they can be very warm compassionate.

Age of Aquarius

Aquarius: The Next Stage of Human Development! In Greek mythology Aquarius is known as Ganymede, a mortal so handsome he was chosen by the gods to be their cup-bearer. This young man ascended to the heavens and learned duality represented by the two wavy lines that represent the Zodiac sign. One wave is positive and the other is negative. Ganymede represents the potential intelligence & physical beauty of the human race.

Full Moon In Aquarius from Astrolosophy on Vimeo.

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May 31, 2014

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