January 20 thru February 20
Keyword: I Know
Thoughts ruled by this sign belong to the
Best quality: Altruism
Worst quality: Argumentation
information, awareness, facts, data, acquaintance, familiarity, intellect,
understanding, unselfishness, humanity, philanthropy, quarrelsome,
confrontational, challenging, contrary, difficult, obstreperous, obstruction,
material, evidence, humanitarian, noble, empathetic, reality, specifics,
Humans Come of Age…
“Do and Think unto Others as You Would Have
Them Do and Think unto You.”
To picture the eleventh sign of the zodiac, which in a natural birth chart
rules the house of friends, the ancients used the figure of a Man. This man,
with his left or receptive hand measures the influence of the heaven by means of
a 24 hour gauge; while his right or executive hand is engaged in pouring down
upon the earth from an urn the flood of wisdom thus acquired. Because Aquarius expresses the highest type of intelligence developed on the earth, the Key phrase of this section of the zodiac where the Sun may be found each year from January 20 to February 20 is, I Know.
Aquarius is a scientific sign. Since the beginning of the Aquarian Age in
1881 science has made
greater advances than during the previous 2,000 Piscean years. Its ruler, Uranus, governs
invention, psychology, electricity and the study of the stars. The world has adopted electricity as an important
source of power. Inventions have revolutionized industry. Technology has
transformed how we conduct business and communicate. Astronomy
has extended its boundaries from our solar system to the measurement of stars
and other universes. Psychology has come to be recognized as a subject
that should be taught in our schools.
The true function of Religion is to influence the pattern of human conduct.
Powerful material changes and orthodoxy blind us to the fact that the significance
of religion is even
greater than that of technological and scientific advancement. Science, which is classified information, gives power to accomplish.
Whether that power will be used for the benefit of humankind or will enable
the few to subjugate and exploit the many, is a religious consideration. One's attitude toward life
determines whether selfishness will rule, or whether the
humanitarian spirit which characterizes the finer side of Aquarius will prevail.
The objective and unbiased facts of material science need to fit into
religion of the Aquarian Age. In successful living there is no place for religious orthodoxy
or scientific orthodoxy. To be truly adaptive, religion must seek truth
above all and those things which have been
proved a part of physical reality must be included in its code of conduct.
All obtainable information must be organized into a single consistent
structure and made practical in application. There is a best way to act.
Functional religion needs to be comprehensive and explicit so that those who adopt it have no
difficulty in determining what is the best course of action under the conditions
that confront them at any particular time.
Knowledge of astrology is essential as a guide to such best course of
action. Astrological relations, through their correspondence with
things on the earth and within the mind, are the avenues to the more
comprehensive Knowledge required by an Aquarian religion. The religion thus
formulated might be called The Religion of the Stars. As this religion is
based on that wisdom which expresses the Aquarian spirit of altruism, the text
associated with the constellation is: Do and Think Unto Others as You Would Have
Them Do and Think Unto You.
Paraphrased from Spiritual Astrology by C. C. Zain
The companion Spiritual
Aquarius exercise by Christopher
Gibson can be accessed by clicking on the image below or here