A+ A A-

Opposed to...

Opposed to...

In our blogs, we don’t talk much about the asteroids. That’s partially because there are so many of them, if we count all the known asteroids. Then there’s Ceres being reclassified as a dwarf planet, plus a whole gaggle of new solar system bodies - it seems hard to know where to draw the line.

Nonetheless, the four Goddess Asteroids originally presented as such by Demetra George - Ceres, Vesta, Pallas Athene, and Juno - are important energies in our personal and collective psyches. This week, they are very active, as Ceres stations to retrograde while the others have major aspects from Saturn, Chiron (also an asteroid), and the Sun.

Our focus today is Juno’s opposition to Jupiter… it’s a good way to get started with asteroids in relationship. Juno will be opposite to Jupiter on April 8th, with the aspect exact at 6:21p EDT (3:21p PDT, 22:21 GMT). That gives us virtually all day to see how it manifests.

Mythologically, Juno and Jupiter are closely related, as they are a married couple. Juno was the Roman goddess representing fertility, childbirth, and marriage (“June weddings” - get it?). In astrology, we often transfer these meanings onto astrological Juno, making her the ‘partnership asteroid.’

The Greek counterpart of Juno is Hera, Zeus’ wife. While Roman and Greek deities share significant similarities, there are differences as well, and the relationship between Zeus and Hera is not without its challenges.

Zeus is known to frequently indulge his hearty sexual appetite. Hera is anything but a passive, accepting wife, and she expresses her considerable anger at Zeus, his sexual partners, and their offspring. While Juno is represented as the more maternal side of the partner (wife as mother to the children), Hera is a more independent figure, truly ‘partner as partner’.

The asteroid Juno seems to pick up on both sides of Juno/Hera. With today’s opposition to Jupiter (and in the mutable, flexible, and dual signs of Sagittarius and Gemini, no less), we’re perhaps more likely to see Hera than Juno at work - although with the asteroid in the sign of the twins, it makes sense that we would see both Juno and Hera.

AD

Credit

Feel free to contact us at if you would like to explore relationship, gender and/or sexuality issues in your char
Margaret Gray, MSW. and Armand Diaz, Ph.D., set up 'Relationships and Astrology' in 2016. They offer relationship astrology consultations to individuals, couples and families, as well as courses in Relationship Astrology. They can be contacted via: www.relationshipsandastrology.com 

https://www.facebook.com/Relationships-and-Astrology-1084187468316035/
Twitter: Relationshipastr@RelationAstro>
Source

Re-blogged with persmission from www.relationshipsandastrology.com on crystalwind.ca. All rights reserved. 

CrystalWind.ca is free to access and use.
"Would you consider a small gift of $11.11 ?" :)
ॐ Namasté - Blessings!
"Life is an echo, what you send out comes back."

© 2008-2018 crystalwind.ca. All rights reserved.

Daily Horoscopes

Free Reading Here!!

crystal-wind-oracle-mobile-app
 
Cut Through The Illusions!
Available On The
Apple  / Android / Amazon
NEW Expanded Version - 53 cards!
share knowledge1

Archive: Astrology News

Featured This Month

Page:

White Magic - Spring Prosperity Spell

White Magic - Spring Prosperity Spell

Spring Prosperity Spell for the Month of March Because it is the waxing par... Read more

Aries Spiritual Stone - Eudialyte

Aries Spiritual Stone - Eudialyte

Eudialyte Birthstone: Aries Planet: Mars Element: Fire Chakra: Heart Read more

Aries

Aries

ARIES Mar 21 - Apr 20 Spirit: Adventurous, courageous Objectives: To plan... Read more

Sun in Aries

Sun in Aries

Aries March 21 through April 20 An Overview of Sun Sign Characteristics for A... Read more

Birth Totem - Falcon

Birth Totem - Falcon

Birth Totem Falcon Birth dates: March 21 – April 19 Birth Totem is: Falcon... Read more

Hematite

Hematite

The Grounding Stone With its iron content, hematite has a strengthening inf... Read more

The Time of No Time: Beltane!

The Time of No Time: Beltane!

Around the medicine wheel of life we go, from season to season (solstice to ... Read more

Bright Beltane Blessings!

Bright Beltane Blessings!

The wheel turns to Beltane, also known as Mayday, marking the beginning of S... Read more

Green Aventurine

Green Aventurine

The Emotional Balancer Stone Green Aventurine is perhaps the best balancing... Read more

The Willow Tree - April 15th - May 12th

The Willow Tree - April 15th - May 12th

The Fire Festival Of Beltane Celtic Symbol : The Sea Serpent Zodiac Degree... Read more

Budding Trees Moon

Budding Trees Moon

Red Hawk - Fire Opal - Dandelion - Yellow March 21 – April 19 The Budding ... Read more

Diamond

Diamond

The King of all Stones The diamond symbolizes wisdom and enlightenment, pur... Read more

Beltane

Beltane

Beltane Ritual Celebrated May 1st Beltane is also known as May Day, Walpurg... Read more

Bloodstone

Bloodstone

The Blood Energizer Stone The combined colours of bloodstone allow it to fu... Read more

Dandelion

Dandelion

Reminds you of the abundance life holds. Gender: Masculine Planet: Jupiter E... Read more

Positive SSL
© 2008-2018 CrystalWind.ca. Site Creation by CreativeInceptions.com.
X

Right Click

No right click