Is Your Relationship Incompatible Due to Astrology Signs?
Is Your Relationship Incompatible Due to Astrology Signs?
I’ve been fascinated with my Sun sign ever since I realized what they were. The idea that the planets have influence over our lives sounds ridiculous, yet for anyone who believes in the science of Astrology and follows their horoscope faithfully, it’s hard not to see the correlations.
I remember getting excited once because my horoscope said I would have a good doctor’s appointment, and by coincidence (or was it?) I had an appointment the next day. My co-worker pointed out that of all the people in the world who read that same horoscope, one of us was bound to have a doctor’s appointment. True enough, but there are a lot of people like myself who put stock in the theory of Sun signs and how they hold sway over our lives.
What Do You Do With Opposing Sun Signs?
So what happens when someone close to us appears to have an incompatible Sun sign? Do we ignore the lack of compatibility? End the relationship? What if it’s not that easy?
It can be almost heartbreaking, but even if his/her Sun sign isn’t one that plays well with yours, it’s just a small part of your overall astrology chart. It could be something that may prove more positive than negative and lead to personal growth for both people involved in the relationship.
How does the stable, secure Taurus find love with the freedom loving Gemini?
How can the lucky Leo stay in a relationship with the picky Virgo?
How does a passionate Aries keep the passion going with the laid-back Libra?
There is more to astrology than just the Sun Signs. An astrology chart, sometimes referred to as a natal chart, is a complete workup of where the planets were located the moment you were born. It’s a detailed analysis that can help you navigate certain aspects of your life, including your compatibility with your partner’s Sun sign.
A person’s Sun sign is simply a starting point. Our personality is compiled of more than one or two traits, and so is your compatibility with others on your astrological chart. It’s a map of your life that consists of where the planets stood at the time of your birth, along with their location in relevance to the twelve astrological houses and the nodal axis. The nodal axis is a mathematical reference that is based on where the Sun, moon, and earth were as well; all of this is taken into consideration.
When two signs might not be compatible in one house (he is more social, she is more introverted), they might be compatible in another house (both enjoy a good meal with friends in an expensive restaurant).
Along with a Sun sign, each person has a Moon sign, a Mercury sign and so on. Each planet represents a certain aspect of oneself, and these planets’ positions within the hemisphere are an intricate part of a natal chart.
Want to know what kind of a lover you are? Find out in what house Venus was at the time of your birth. All these different reference points can give you a better understanding of not only yourself but of your relationship to those in your life.
Unfortunately, it’s not going to be all good news. Yes, you will find that there are some conflicting signs. This is normal. Human relationships and interactions are complex, and the areas of incompatibility can range from slight to extreme. However, if you focus on the houses that are more compatible, the incompatibilities between your sign and your partner’s might be easier to work through.
The freedom-loving Gemini might appreciate a comfortable, relaxing home with a Taurus.
The picky Virgo might enjoy the fun and excitement of hanging around with a Leo.
As for the laid-back Libra and passionate Aries? Well, we’ve been married over 20 years with no signs of quitting any time soon.
If you are curious, learn more about your natal chart.
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Toxic Guru Relationships: Osho and the Rajneeshees
While many agree that Jesus, Buddha, and Guanyin (among others) are enlightened and eternal light-beings, it’s a bit difficult to experience them in three dimensions, let alone receive a hug from them. It might be said that for those who cannot see their internal-masters in a living, breathing human being are missing out on something special.
The moment someone calls themselves a spiritual master, all the beings in all the realms perk up and get to work. These etheric forces will test potential spiritual masters, not to bring them down, instead, to prepare them for the paths of service they declare.
The universe continually seeks ways to infuse the eternal nature of consciousness into human beings. It loves to assist in the births of powerful spiritual avatars. This tendency is one of the most beneficial wonders of this world. Because of it, there’s always an abundance of living spiritual gurus, masters, and sages.
Avatars take births to teach us about love and consciousness, and to challenge our attachment to the physical universe so that we can know the world within us. Much to our collective chagrin, authentic spiritual gurus generally do not seek to validate our financial and physical realities, or reinforce society’s oppressive constructs and rules, although some of them do.
There are some who might judge and condemn today’s living gurus and their disciples, noting that this world is not holy enough to birth a living saint. These naysayers doubt many gurus’ divinity, teachings, and methods. Some protest, picket, and write books about how horrible one guru or God is versus another. These folks probably have similar doubts about themselves.
While discipleship can be a profound and liberating experience, it comes with challenges. A guru will help her followers reduce their attachment to their egos and minds, but she also peels away our layers of illusion and delusion, which, while freeing, can be painful. Being a disciple of a guru is not for the spiritually timid.
This process of devoting oneself to a guru can also be frightening and life-shattering because it has the potential to disrupt the false identities and lives we’ve built. Upon the guru’s glance, our egos might also become inflamed, causing us to think that we are the All and Powerful Oz. Egos don’t always dissolve without a fight.
From the outside, a community centered around a spiritual guru can appear quite insane. Why wouldn’t it? Most people living in traditional society are climbing ladders, pursuing goals, and conquering a temporal world. It’s difficult to defend the eternal against the emanations of the physical, especially to people who have no frame of reference for alternative spirituality, and no interest in change.