Sagittarius: SUN/MOON/RISING

Most people know their Sun sign mainly because of popular horoscopes and pop astrology. Fortunately, there is a lot more to astrology than a Sun sign and there are important distinctions to make when you begin to learn more about astrology.

The 3 ”pillars” of a natal chart are the Sun, the Moon and the Rising sign. Your Sun sign might not be the same as your Moon sign or your Rising sign.

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Sagittarius Sun are the embodiment of their high principles; what you see is what you get. They are simultaneously knowledgeable and candid about what they know. You can learn a lot simply by observing their frank and straight forward attitude towards life. They usually have a long list of accomplishments under their belts but you won’t hear them brag as much as their Sagittarius Rising counterparts. These Centaurs are doers and will not tolerate idleness and stagnation for very long. They thrive when learning and they are comfortable when challenged by new experiences. Sun in Sagittarius folks are usually frank but never ill-intentioned in their honesty. They are truth seekers and are interested in the ultimate truth. They succeed where most people have failed thanks to their ability to keep moving. Their essence is composed of a mixture of mastery, optimism and faith. 

The Image: A  Seeker



Moon in Sagittarius people are a breed apart. They have a strong need to feel like they have the freedom to come and go as they please although, this might not be totally conscious. These Sagittarians require a lot of space to feel good. If they do not acknowledge their inner wild horses, they could wake up one day overly committed and feeling trapped like a caged animal. It is not so much a fear of commitment, but simply a need to feel the wind on their face and the sense of possibility that come when gazing at the horizon. For the Moon in Sagittarius folks, open spaces are a physiological need. They usually are hopeful and trusting and believe in the goodness of the world. They live to see all their wildest visions realized and fuel their engine on what tomorrow can bring.

The Image:  A camp fire under shooting stars



If you know your astrology, then you know that the rising sign is often linked to the physical appearance. Sagittarius Rising have a very high cool factor that comes from a combination of laid back demeanour and general chill vibes. Red-cheeked and sharp-eyed, they usually have a powerful voice and a frank attitude. Their inherent sense of adventure and their candid demeanour gets them places but could also be bothersome to the more conservative types. However, these Centaurs are way to busy chasing down their next ”big idea” to be bothered by what the neighbours might think. Sagittarius rising will say YES easily and that is the secret to many of the blessings bestowed upon them. They have been places in body and mind that many people can’t even imagine. They are imbued with wisdom that comes from experience and are able to convince any die-hard skeptic of their truth.

The Image: A Charismatic Rocker

New Moon in Sagittarius: The Temple

Wanderer by Dominik Szparag

NEW MOON @ 19º SAGITTARIUS Friday December 11 2015 at 5:29 AM EST

Passenger what are you searching for
What is this longing I see in your gaze
Unknown shadows are dancing in your eyes
In the distant regions of your heart
Something is calling
to be born
The ride has been arduous
But you’ve held on
With everything that you had
You made it this far

You have learned the rhythms of your pain
You can recite them in your sleep
You built a temple and gave thanks to your fears
Laboured at the feet of giants
for a meager return

You found a key for the wrong door and you kept searching

Like a pilgrim looking in the distance
You can see the road ahead
There is no signs, no oasis and no one
But a vision
guiding your steps

one by one

Traveler where are you going?



I want to eat the world.

Experience is the word.

Ultimate, Supreme, Paramount JOY.

I have a golden cup  overflowing with possibilities.

It’s all in the vision

I’m aiming high with a long-range mission

Hubris is possible

Playing the dice

Out of my window I see good ol’ practical me.  Pacing and worrying about the small details.

Defying the Gods

Making spell-ing mistakes

When I woke up this morning, it dawn on me:  What a strange feeling it is to be alive!

Why waste any time being serious when I can experience each moment in it’s full potentiality?

I don’t want to believe in the fascism of the mind.

I don’t want to put limits with language and words.

I want to break the walls that were built with fears.

And ride my horse into the sunset.


♃  Laying down with Jupiter ♃

It all kicked in a couple of nights ago, when I came back from three weeks of travel all over the continent.  People have been so kind to me, I was given more than I asked for, and many times my cup overflowed. I found joy in new places and it has been a time of excessive abundance and over the top opportunities. I originally had plan to travel for educational purposes but the four-day trip became a three-week adventure and I just went with it.

(See Jupiter transit to the 9th house)

In order to worship Jupiter, I want to spend sometime with him right here today, Thursday, Jeudi… Jupiter’s day.

Let’s start at the beginning.

♃ Jupiter the Big Dude on Campus ♃

Zeus, supreme sky-god of the Greeks and son of Kronos is most often associated with Jupiter. The name Jupiter comes from the original diu-pater meaning something like ‘day/sky-father’ and is to a large extent a merging of provincial Gods from the Roman Empire. In myth, Zeus and Jupiter are equated.

As the Roman Empire expanded, his warlike functions were more and more extolled. He was invoked before any military actions, and portions of war booty were given to him.

His shrines were to be found on mountain top where he reign over all things.  Clouds, rain, wind, thunder, lightning, honor, justice, riches and light.

Jupiter : The Smiter, Best and Greatest, Stayer, Lord of the Heavens, the Big Dude on Campus.

Zeus (Jupiter) Greek God in his Golden Throne – Art Picture

♃ Jupiter in Astrology ♃

Jupiter is most often associated with success and luck, the wish for growth and expansion and therefore connects broadly with the 9th house of travels, higher education and religion. He is the traditional ruler of Pisces and has rulership over the sign of Sagittarius.

Jupiter can manifest as an  incredible restlessness and the need for new horizon and experiences.  There can also be a difficulty with commitment and a lack of focus since the vision is on the big picture.

Where ever Jupiter is in your birth chart or by transits, will be the area of life where you are willing to gamble.  When we feel surefooted and in command, new horizons open up.

“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.”― Isabelle Eberhardt, Swiss Explorer – Jupiter and Mars in Sagittarius.

In Vedic astrology the planet Jupiter is sometime called Guru. He dispels darkness and ignorance, and fills one with wisdom and faith. Any profession connected to religion, preaching, priestly professions come under domain of Jupiter.

Dhakshinamurthi God

People with a strong Jupiterian signature in their birth chart  will often be enthusiastic and over the top. The adjective “jovial” originally described those born under the planet Jupiter (reputed to be jolly, optimistic, and buoyant in temperament) and if or when overdone the person with strong Jupiterian tendencies can become arrogant and excessive, over rating their qualities or abilities. What was once charisma and optimism turns in to megalomania. What was generosity and benevolence becomes delusions of grandeur.

Drinking Bacchus, Guido Reni-1623

“I am the number one human being in music. That means any person that’s living or breathing is number two.”Kanye West, Sun-Jupiter conjunction.

How we experience ambition, faith and trust is indicated in part by Jupiter in the birth chart. Jupiter in Sagittarius might have an unquechable thirst to venture into new territory and put itself at risk while Jupiter in Virgo will calculate carefully the odds of success and failure before launching. A square to the natal Sun will give the desire to climb mountains and perhaps make the native overly ambitious. Jupiter’s influence is not always positive. I once had a client with a Moon-Jupiter conjunction who struggles with weight and overeating. The Moon symbolizing how we fulfill our security needs and our nurturing urge and Jupiter expanding those needs can be a disastrous combination.

♄ Saturn, Jupiter’s counter part ♄

It is an amazing thing to be imbued with optimism and faith. Having the courage to believe in ourselves and set out to fulfill our dreams.  A good dose of Saturn realism helps in grounding the visions. Somewhere between extreme austerity (Saturn) and gambling all of your life savings (Jupiter) is the middle path towards tangible results. ‘Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity” writes Roman philosopher Seneca.

♃ Tangible Juju ♃

What is luck if nothing more than the willingness to put yourself out there and try? Is there such a thing as chance? What if it has something to do with the willingness to seize opportunities when they present themselves? Even if they don’t seem to fit the vision we had, trusting the process that it will turn out into something good. Belief plays a big role in what we will accept into our life. Part superstition, part conditioning, we only get what we think we deserve.

So if you find yourself full of cynicism and lacking vision, pay attention to what Jupiter is doing in your chart. How do you relate to new experiences in your life? What kind of relationship do you have with trust?

Keep your eyes on the prize

Always keep a diamond in your mind

Don’t settle for less


Good Luck!

Laughing Buddha