Centaur – AnHellica
Recent events have turned my focus on Chiron in the natal chart.
The chart for the time Chiron was discovered (October 18,1977) reveals a conjunction between the Moon’s North Node and Pluto in Libra (14 degrees) and also a conjunction between Mercury and Sun in Libra (24 degrees).
Venus is also placed in Libra (1 degree) which it rules. Chiron’s placement is in Taurus (3 degrees) which, like Libra, is ruled by Venus. source
In greek mythology, Chiron was the son of Kronos (Saturn/ time) and Philyra (nymph daughter of Oceanus) who was abandoned at birth by his parents. Apollo (God of the Sun) became Chiron’s foster father, teaching him how to cultivate the creative spirit through music, divination, and the healing arts.
Chiron became mentor to many Greek heroes including Jason, Achilles and Hercules teaching them archery, ethics, and herbal medicine. Chiron was accidentally shot by one of Hercules’ poisoned arrows. Being a demi-god who could not die, he searched endlessly for a cure – accumulating vast knowledge in the healing arts in his search.
In a final bid to relieve his endless suffering, Chiron ends his life by exchanging places with Prometheus, who was chained to a rock and tortured for delivering fire to humans. Chiron was later immortalized in the constellation Centaurus. Chiron is known as the wounded healer. In the natal chart Chiron indicates where you suffer, but also where you heal through service to others.
Cen means center of a circle (Earth), Taur means Taurus, the bull.
The circle or spiritual sun = LOVE (Venus rules Taurus).
For God so loved the world…
Planetoid Chiron was discovered in between Saturn (time/ authority) and Uranus (rebellion/ freedom) and points to unconventional progress through finding union and workable solutions between seemingly disparate goals.
When reading Chiron in the natal, focus on this:
USE what you KNOW you HAVE to find BALANCE.
(Saturn, Uranus, Venus rules Taurus and Libra.)
Consider Chiron the energy bridge between the tools (Saturn) and divine intuition (Uranus). It is preparation meets opportunity. Chiron is the hopeful (Centaurian) risk – the gamble on love, harmony and union – faith in spiritual balance on the highest level. (Saturn is exalted in Libra)
If we USE Chiron’s vibration properly – the highest vibration of personal love (Venus rules personal love) transcends into Neptune, DIVINE love, and healing of the spirit body which is eternal.
Energy is energy ~> conduit <~ the healer is also healed.
The vibration of Chiron is peace of mind in the physical Taurean body, and love and balance in the intellectual actions and relations with others – Venus.
Venus shares. Venus pays it forward.
The centaur Chiron (like Sagittarius) expands the horizons, forms new philosophies and is both teacher and eternal student. Chiron is a wandering maverick, a loner who brings an awakening to – and a bridge between opposites.
Did you feel a Chronic shift lately…?
Venus in Gemini was the focal point of the recent T-Square, which also involved Mars Rx in Virgo and Neptune in Pisces. Venus (exalted in Pisces) was activating Neptune (which is conjunct Chiron in Pisces), soOo Earthkind received a massive influx of Venusian Full Moon Chironic energies the last few days straight from Chiron’s 8th house – enter Plutonic regeneration ! Yowsa !
Full Moon brings information and the days directly afterward bring dispersal of full moon knowledge…
My Chiron is in late Pisces. Gemini is not a big player in my chart, but Mercury is.
Virgo stellium and my biggie Neptune square to Venus/Jupiter were also tapped in the last few days. I have felt a very interesting vibe since the moon was full to say the least. a cha cha
Look to Chiron in your natal and see what rules that house. Where is that planet and what it is aspecting ? That’s your KEY to HEALING.
Clues: Is it in fire, earth, air or water ? Is your KEY cardinal, fixed or mutable ?
Look also to Venus for what you HAVE that will bring BALANCE.
Look to Saturn, where it lives and what it aspects to find your TOOLS and how to USE them.
Look to Uranus for the REVOLUTIONARY SOLUTION.
Remember that squares are internal hurdles to healing. Oppositions are where you have to compromise with others. Trines and sextiles are your way out – the support group, so to speak. Trines are an easy pre-existing energy – but you have to activate it. Sextiles are opportunities you have to go fetch – you have to introduce the planets to each other in order to establish an energetic relationship between them.
Thank you for writing this article about Chiron. I study as much as possible regarding this astroid that can, indeed, cause a lot of pain in the natal chart — depending on the aspects.
Chiron in Aquarius sits in my 8th house with Aquarius on the cusp.
Chiron trine Sun in Gemini (12th)
Chiron square Moon in Scorpio (5th)
Chiron square N. Node in Scorpio (5th)
Chiron biquintile Jupiter in Virgo (3rd)
What a journey!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hi Ace Librarian…(hope you don’t mind the abbreviation, is also a compliment) you have a very Scorpy Chiron vibe. Seems the collective well of souls needs a creative communicator to shed light on universal themes. Are you able to do so and flex your own creative muscles as well…? Seems like mythical scribe of the ancients is exactly the place for you !
Glad you liked the Chiron mention. In a comment I noted George Carlin has Gemini Moon exact conjunct Chiron and he was a genius communicator. I find Chiron fascinating too.
Hi, Gneiss Moon:
I don’t mind the abbreviation at all! I’m Gemini — you could design a “symbol” for me, and it’s okay! Prince, the performer is a Gemini, as well. So, I wasn’t surprised when he used a symbol to represent his name. Fabulous!
I’ve been advised to write for middle-grade children, and/or become a teacher for middle-grade children. It’s certainly sounds more rewarding than working as a legal secretary.
Keep up the good work, and thank you very much for the compliments!
Have you thought of a symbol….?
I love the idea, my name is a symbol.
I have it inked on my hand Saturn Rx on 3rd.
Uncanny, yes ? haha
I like the idea of teacher of myths…sounds fabulous, and thanks to you as well.
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