9 and 6
Ancient drawing of Libra
S c o r p i o
Oct 24 - Nov 22
S a g i
t a r i u s
Nov 23 - Dec 21
p r i c o r n
Dec 22 - Jan 20
q u a r i u s
Jan 21 - Feb 19
P i s c
Feb 20 - March 20
A r i e s
March 21 - April 20
T a u r u s
April 21 - May 21
G e m
i n i
May 22 - June 21
C a n c e r
June 22 - July 22
L e o
July 23 - Aug 22
V i r g o
Aug 23 - Sept 22
|Who puts you off with promise gay,
and keeps you waiting for half the day?
Who compromises all the way?
It is the Libra!!!
the seventh sign of the zodiac and is ruled by the planet Venus which
rules the natural seventh house. When a planet or house cusp
contains Libra, it will show where one will strive for harmony, creativity
and balance as indicated in the natal chart.
Its glyph represents the balance
of the scales. Its meaning is equilibrium and justice. It is considered
to be the sign of cosmic reciprocity, of cooperation rather than competition.
Libran nature is diplomatic and charming. Libras have an idealistic
and generally peace loving nature. They are easygoing and sociable.Librans
are considered by many astrologers to be among the most civilized of
the twelve signs. Often good looking, they exude certain elegance, charm
and fine taste.
of beauty and harmony, both in art and life, their nature is gentle
and kind. Pleasure oriented people, Libras are intuitive and
very aware of the power of image. They are happiest when socializing,
and at the top of their social strata. You will find many Librans in
local organizations volunteering their time and services and rising
to a position of prominence. They are fence sitters and will not take
a stand on an issue, but prefer the middle of the road, until they are
forced to choose. They make good diplomats .
They are known to be objective
and impartial in making judgment calls. They are more interested in
making friends than enemies, and are willing to go along with others
and do whatever it takes to maintain a relationship.
Very sociable, they abhor cruel or vicious actions,
and shy away from vulgar and offensive behavior. They prefer to cooperate
and compromise, and will give up, even when they feel they are in the
right, rather than put up with the ordeal of an argument. Discord makes
them totally insecure, and uncomfortable. They need and want harmony
in their lives, and will do whatever it takes to have it.
T hey are gifted with a strong
sense of justice and fair play, and have fine analytical abilities.
Librans are sensitive to others and understand the emotional needs of
They are optimistic and cheerful
people and have an ability to charm and delight their friends and acquaintances.
Librans are not loners, and do better in partnership both in their personal,
and in their business life.
Main positive traits:
Romantic, cooperative, gracious, sociable, tactful, diplomatic.
The more negative Libran character
can be frivolous, flirty and quite shallow. In romance they can be
indulgent to the point of hedonistic.
Librans can be changeable and indecisive,impatient
of routine, boringly conventional and timid . Because they are slow
to anger, Librans will shock everyone around them with their sudden
outbursts of rage. Many Librans have been known to be hopeless gamblers.They
are seldom happy in marriage.
Main negative traits:
Fickle, dependent, indecisive, sulking, Peace at any cost.
In a profession or business,
Librans often succeed as administrators,
lawyers, antique dealers, civil servants. Finance is also
a fair field, as Libras are trustworthy in handling other people's
Naturally creative and artistic,
some Librans are gifted fashion designers. Librans make good doctors.Large
number of them also drift into the law field.
Others may find success as
artists, composers, critics, writers, interior
decorators, or managing various areas of public entertainment.
Some work philanthropically for humanity with great self-discipline
and significant results. Those with a gift for finance sometimes
make good speculators, for they have the optimism and ability to
recover from financial setbacks.
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Librans must strive for not being
knocked off balance by the burdens of emotional or physical attachments
either of themselves or others. They crave for the peace and happiness
of home but it is usually a disaster. Librans are inclined to suffer
from depression of spirit, back pain and severe headaches.
There exists no specific myth or
tale about Libra. The association of balance with Libra dates to the
origins of Astrology. Throughout the natural world there was one ever
present principle perceived, and this was balance.
To prosper, a society must develop
and maintain an equilibrium in many sectors, such as economics, law
and coexistence with its neighbors. This was achieved always through
the establishment of a responsible structure of government. What Libra
represents is the same sense of government on an individual level. This
was expressed through emotional, mental and physical balance.
The image of Justice is also associated
with Libra. As early as 2001 BC, the constellation of Libra was associated
with the judgment of the living and the dead in Babylonia. Here, Zabanitu,
who represented the Scales, weighed souls of the deceased to determine
their moral worth.
In Egypt, this same role was overseen
by the god Anubis, utilizing a feather as a counterbalance to the heaviness
of a human heart. Throughout the Mediterranean region, the harvest season
was associated with this time of year. The weighing of crops was often
performed when the Moon was full in Libra.
Cultural Translations of Libra
Oscar Wilde (October 15, 1856)
Irish Author and Humorist
(October 2, 1869)
Indian Leader, Philosopher
Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884)
American First Lady, Social Reformer
T. S. Elliot (September 26, 1888)
Eugene O'Neill (October 16, 1888)
(September 26, 1897)
Roman Catholic Pontiff
(October 3, 1925)
American Playwright, Author
(October 7, 1931)
Archbishop of South Africa, Defender of Human Rights
(September 29, 1934)
(October 1, 1935)
(October 12, 1935)
Italian Opera Singer
(October 9, 1940)
English Musician, Songwriter, Member of The Beatles
(October 23, 1940)
Brazilian Soccer Legend
(October 8, 1941)
American Civil Rights Leader
(October 23, 1942)
American Novelist: Jurassic Park
(September 29, 1943)
First President of Post-Communist Poland
(September 25, 1944)
Catherine Zeta Jones (September
Welsh Singer, Actress