Astrological symbols

Astrological symbols

Astrological symbols are images used in various astrological systems to denote relevant objects. A number of such images are shown below.

Celestial bodies

The glyphs of the planets are usually (but not always) broken down into four common elements: A circle denoting spirit, a cresent denoting the mind, a cross denoting practical/physical matter and an arrow denoting action or direction. [ [ Glyphs of the general astrological and Uranian planets] ]

Unicode: ♈ ♉ ♊ ♋ ♌ ♍ ♎ ♏ ♐ ♑ ♒ ♓ ☉ ☽ ☿ ♀ ♂ ♃ ♄ ♅ ♆ ♇ ☊ ☋

Some other meanings are:

The Ascendant/Descendant axis horizontal line is a symbol of Earth, while the vertical (MC/IC)line is a symbol of God (of course, the Circle representing the whole chart is symbolic of All is God - the entire Universe, God is Love, God is everlasting, He has no beginning and no end.

Planets in Indian astrology

Chinese zodiac signs

See also Earthly branches.

Classical elements

ee also

*Astronomical symbols
*Astrological sign
*Asteroids in astrology
*Sexagenary cycle
*Earthly Branches
*Heavenly Stems
*Mayan calendar
*Aztec calendar
*Monas Hieroglyphica
*Gender symbols


External links

* [ Astrological symbols for asteroids] (often different from the astronomical ones)
* [ Ancient glyphs]

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