Aquarius symbol astrology

His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgement. Aquarius is fixed in nature and is ruled both by Saturn and Uranus. It's sign is that of the water bearer. Aquarians are ground breakers, they introduce and champion new ideas into the world which will elevate people and society to a new level.

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There ideals are those of justice, liberty, freedom and the brotherhood of man. An Aquarian cannot be kept in a box or told what to do.

They know at some level that they are free people and no one can tell them what to do. The rights they champion they feel in their very soul and giving up these would force them to give up the very essence of what it means to them to be human. It's also the sign that champions the ideals of friendship and the equality of all people.

These ideas are very much connected to the planets that rule the sign of Aquarius. Traditionally this was Saturn. As we mentioned in the section above describing the sign of Capricorn , the planet has two aspects to it.

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The one side looks inwards to the personal planets and is traditional and conservative. Saturn is known as the gatekeeper and like a sentry he traditionally guarded the edge of the Solar system. This was the last of the planets of the old order and the last to be seen with the naked eye. However the other side of Saturn looks outwards to the cosmos beyond, this is the side that rules the sign of Aquarius.

This is much like the person who has passed his exams or his driving test for whom the open road beckons and the possibilities seem endless and exciting. This is Aquarius as it looks to the transpersonal planets for inspiration. The other, more modern ruler of Aquarius is Uranus the next planet out from Saturn.

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This planet was discovered around the American and French revolutions and its nature reflects those events. It is a groundbreaker , a revolutionary that fights for Justice and Liberty and the freedoms of mankind.

The sign of Aquarius is an air sign. This youngster enjoys going his or her own way and is apt to rebel for seemingly no reason. Although likely to be intelligent -- even brilliant -- he or she does not fit a prescribed image. Their curiosity is stronger than any other characteristic.

The Aquarian child needs parents who encourage his or her need to be different. The Aquarius lover is full of surprises.

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They simply cannot be happy or fulfilled unless they are free to do as they like. No matter how deeply in love an Aquarius man or woman may be, they are never willing to sacrifice their autonomy. This has doubtless ended many a love affair or marriage , but they always put honesty ahead of romance. Aquarians tend to collect friends the way some people put together an eclectic art collection.

Unfortunately, the typical Aquarian may have so many friends that it is impossible to have an intimate personal relationship with any. Some Aquarians may use this as a way to maintain emotional distance.

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Jill M. Phillips is the author of hundreds of articles on astrology as well as dozens of books. She has regularly written forecast columns for Astrology: Your Daily Horoscope. Planetary ruler: Uranus.

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