Posts Tagged ‘myth’

Pisces Myth

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In many fairy tales there is a peculiar and enchanting figure, sometimes called an ondine or melusine, sometimes called a mermaid, who lives in the depths of the sea or a vast lake, and falls in love with a mortal man. This legend may also be seen in the legend of the Swan Prince – [...]

Aquarius Myth

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There is one figure in ancient mythology who epitomizes the destiny and the meaning of Aquarius. That figure is Prometheus, who stole fire from the gods. His inspiration and his suffering are part of the Aquarian myth. Zeus, King of the Gods, was jealous of he aptitudes and abilities of mortal men. So he withheld [...]

Capricorn Myth

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There are many figures in mythology who can teach us about Capricorn’s life journey. The old Titan Saturn is only one of them. But we can summarize all of them by saying that this sign of the winter solstice, which begins on the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, is linked with [...]

Sagittarius Myth

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We’ve already talked quite a bit about Jupiter. Now let’s look at one of the myths connected with the centaur itself, because this gives us a key to the deeper meaning of Sagittarius. The most famous centaur in ancient mythology was the centaur Chiron. He was a sort of King of Centaurs, half man and [...]

Scorpio Myth

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Let’s look at the figure which symbolizes Scorpio. In very ancient astrology – Egyptian, Chaldean and Hebrew – Scorpio was represented not by the familiar scorpion, but by the serpent. This is a profound symbol which tells us a lot about Scorpio. Firstly, the serpent sheds his skin cynically, and was thought by the ancients [...]

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