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The flowers associated with Sagittarius are the carnation (depicted, and representing good luck and pure love), hydrangea (representing earnestness, prosperity, and abundance), and peony (representing honor and abundance).
The glyph for the sign of Sagittarius is depicted here.
As a symbol of the Archer, the Sagittarian glyph resembles an arrow. This glyph symbolizes the desire for direction, a higher purpose, and abundance. It represents the eternal quest.
Sagittarius: Ruling Planet
Jupiter is Sagittarius' planetary ruler.
Jupiter symbolizes reach, broader purpose, and possibilities. Jupiter is a moral, just, and truth-seeking force. The first of the social planets, Jupiter seeks insight through knowledge. Optimism and growth (including mental and spiritual growth) come under its rule. On the up side, Jupiter is associated with a sense of humor, good will, and mercy. The more negative manifestations of Jupiter include blind optimism, excess, and overindulgence. Irresponsibility that results from blind optimism, not ill will, can be displayed.
Sagittarius' element is Fire. There are three Fire signs: Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. Fire signs are spontaneous, reactive, and assertive.
With Fire, we have pride, passion, courage, creativity, and impulse -- all traits associated with Sagittarius.
The symbol for Sagittarius is the Centaur or Archer.
Sagittarius is symbolized by the Archer–half-man, half-horse. This represents the Sagittarian’s attempt to free itself from man’s animal nature. The centaur is thought to symbolize the development of the human soul. It symbolizes the animal natures and desires of man, as well as its spiritual aspirations. In Greek mythology, centaurs were adventurous, brave, and wise, although also given to brawling and uncivilized behavior.
Sagittarius' modality is MUTABLE. There are four mutable signs: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces.
Mutable signs are flexible, adaptable, and changeable. Although they can be inconsistent and lack follow-through, they are ready to make small changes and adjustments to accommodate others.
Sagittarius: Ruling Planet Glyph
The glyph of Sagittarius' planetary ruler, Jupiter, is depicted here.
Jupiter's glyph, or symbol, shows the crescent of receptivity rising above the cross of matter. This symbolizes Jupiter’s role in raising our awareness beyond the physical world. Jupiter encourages us to reach, expand, and improve.
This is a depiction of the constellation, Sagittarius.
The sign of Sagittarius is associated with the metal tin, depicted here.
Tin represents knowledge, wisdom, balance, philosophy, and mediation. It's also connected to prosperity.
Gems associated with Sagittarius include the azurite, blue sapphire, and topaz (depicted here).
Sagittarius is associated with the color turquoise, representing calm, wisdom, good luck, joy, and intuition.
Sagittarius: House Association
Sagittarius is the ninth astrological sign and is associated with the ninth house.
The ninth house rules our personal belief system, our sense of adventure, exploration, religious beliefs and personal philosophy, higher education, long-distance travel, morals, foreign languages and cultures, personal truths, publishing, commerce.