(September 23 - October 23)
Polarity: Masculine – Positive
Symbol: The scales. Represents balance and justice.
Ruling Planet: Venus
Key words: Harmony, balanced, seductive, artist, diplomat, pacifist, indecisive.
Learning: Decision making.
Positive points: Diplomacy, kindness, cooperation, sociability.
Negative Points: Indecisiveness, dependence, dishonest, complacent, indulgent.
Libra Mantra: “I accept that confrontations are necessary. I can say no without losing the affection of the people around me.”
Air sign, ruled by Venus. Libra is the sign of beauty and love, of union and relationships with others. It is noted for its intuition, sensitivity, people skills, peace and its high sense of justice.
Being represented by the scales, Libra reflects a great need to seek balance in all areas of his life. He usually tries to weigh the pros and cons in all situations in order to reach fair and balanced conclusions.
Libra is usually a romantic who dreams of an ideal world where there is peace, love, beauty and harmony. Libra is by nature diplomatic, attentive and those born under this sign are often known to be good hosts.
Libra’s karmic challenge is to be open and honest in future relationships so that the needs of both parties can be met equally.
The Libra Arcanum of the Tarot is Justice
The Justice card, always symbolized with the sword and the scales, speaks to us of what is just. It represents the balance or adjustment needed in a situation, attitude, or person. It alludes to the harmonious union between two opposing forces. It mediates between two realities like the sword and the scales. It is synonymous with objectivity, impartiality, logic and reasoning. As such, it can also speak of contracts, examinations or legal issues. This card also has a tendency to rigidity and severity.
The 3 gems for Libra
Malaquita, se describe como la Gema de la dirección hacia nuestras metas, invitando a enfocar las cualidades de los Libras, y en concreto, la perseverancia, una de sus tareas pendientes. Su tonalidad está vinculada con el Chakra Corazón, y por ello, se asocia a la curación de las emociones para un signo que se describe sensible por naturaleza.
Crisocola, Gema equilibradora, que entre sus peculiaridades destaca por su capacidad de comprender a los demás. En lo relativo a la gestión de las emociones, es una piedra altamente indicada para los Libra y sus relaciones potenciando su faceta más comunicadora y social. Transmite confianza, reduciendo tensiones y fomentando imparcialidad y verdad.
Jaspe rojo, es sinónimo de coraje y fuerza para alcanzar nuestros objetivos. Un recordatorio para las relaciones de los Libra, en lo referente a un actuar más seguro y decisivo, tanto en lo personal como en lo profesional. Estabiliza los sentimientos más intensos y les confiere valor para emprender e iniciar.
Exercises to work on this sign:
- Make it a point to let others know when something bothers you; express your dissatisfaction.
- Go on a trip completely on your own, making the decisions about everything you do without following anyone’s recommendations.
- Observe an object that you find unpleasant and try to find something beautiful in it.
To see the compatibility between two people is not only important the sun sign (horoscope) but many other elements of a birth chart. The most advisable is to make a synastry of the people involved. However, we leave you below the general features of compatibility with the Libra sign.
Libra with Aries: Complementary combination. Libra can teach Aries to think of others and take them into consideration. Aries can teach Libra to think of himself and assert himself.
Libra with Taurus: Highly harmonious combination. Libra can teach Taurus to be lighter. Taurus can teach Libra to concretize his ideas.
Libra with Gemini: Most sociable combination. Libra can teach Gemini to be diplomatic and maintain balance. Gemini can teach Libra to decide more on the basis of reason and less on the basis of others.
Libra with Cancer: Combination of considerations and loving exchanges. Libra can teach Cancer to look objectively at their emotions. Cancer can teach Libra to go to the bottom of their emotions.
Libra with Leo: Combination of social and fun character. Libra can teach Leo to share with others and to relate as equals. Leo can teach Libra to be confident and self-assured.
Libra with Virgo: Intellectual combination in search of harmony and stability. Libra can teach Virgo to be more sociable and have a more relaxed attitude towards life. Virgo can teach Libra to take care of details and attend to the really important matters.
Libra with Libra: Ideally comfortable and loving combination, as long as it is not based on a false harmony.
Libra with Scorpio: Combination of deep communication. Libra can teach Scorpio to moderate his excesses and balance his emotions. Scorpio can teach Libra to be more intense and show their true emotions.
Libra with Sagittarius: Social, calm, pleasant and fun combination. Libra can teach Sagittarius to be more refined. Sagittarius can teach Libra to be more spontaneous and open.
Libra with Capricorn: Ambitious, practical and successful combination. Libra can teach Capricorn to enjoy things more and be more sociable. Capricorn can teach Libra to be more definite and make decisions.
Libra with Aquarius: Favorable combination for social and group activities with shared interests. Libra can teach Aquarius to have face-to-face relationships. Aquarius can teach Libra to have impersonal relationships.
Libra with Pisces: Romantic and sentimental combination, as long as attention is paid to decision making. Libra can teach Pisces to be more objective and balanced in their attitudes. Pisces can teach Libra to relate more to their spirit.