Sagittarius Symbols & Associations
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The dates that the Sun is in the sign of Sagittarius each year in the tropical zodiac are approximately November 23 to December 21st. The dates vary slightly year to year, and the times that the Sun enters Sagittarius on these dates also vary. As such, people born on or around November 23rd and December 21st should verify their Sun sign through an accurate Sun sign calculator.
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 and in the grid above.
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.
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. Jupiter is associated with a sense of humor, goodwill, 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.
While other sign symbols can be animals, an inanimate object in the case of Libra, and humans, Sagittarius’ symbol is half-animal and half-human.
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.
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 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.
Mercury is in its detriment when in Sagittarius.
The number associated with Sagittarius is 3 three. Lucky days for Sagittarius are 3, 12, 21, and 30. Lucky years are 1965, 1974, 1983, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2019, 2028, and 2037.
Sagittarius, when awakened, is the teacher, guide, and guru–very inspired and inspirational. Sagittarius is strong and can be stubborn in its own way, particularly with opinions, even though also quite adaptable.
Sagittarius is frank, sincere, honest, and forthcoming. It’s a generous, fiery sign that needs its freedom to thrive. They prefer to focus on one noble mission at a time. Their challenges are to overcome restlessness and carelessness.
Sagittarius is far-sighted and enterprising. Ruled by Jupiter, Sagittarius has a natural sense of the big picture.
The anatomy and body parts associated with Sagittarius include thighs, buttocks, and hips. The muscles, cerebrum, walking, and ability to focus are considered under Sagittarian rule. Health issues connected to Sagittarius include muscular issues, sciatica, and issues related to injuries.
Sagittarius is spontaneous, extravagant, far-sighted, and sometimes tactless, although rarely ill-intentioned.
Where Sagittarius is found in the natal chart, progressed chart, event chart, or Solar Return, we want to expand, grow, learn, increase, and understand. We can have strong opinions and/or morals here. We’re likely to be hopeful and optimistic in these areas of life. We also seek meaning here.
9th Sign of Zodiac
Anatomy: Hips, Thighs, Muscles
Keywords: optimistic, restless, enthusiastic, adventurous, honest, irresponsible, outspoken, independent
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