Sagittarius – Open to the world


Characteristics: mutable masculine fiery sign ruled by Jupiter. Sagittarius connects restlesness of the mutable sign, enthusiasm and optimism of the fiery element with the idealism of the planet Jupiter. Sagittarius has adventurous merry nature with strong desire for progress and exploraiton of new horizons.

Key words: BELIEVE, EXPAND

Temperament: choleric

Symbolic picture: rainbow

Zodiac phase: 9th  - Understanding

In humanistic astrology Sagittarius represents abstract thinking that takes place in the social sphere as well as social, political and religious issues.

Complementary opposite sign: Gemini

Relationships with other signs: Sagittarius is compatible with other fiery signs – Aries and Leo, he can establish a friendly relationship with Aquarius and Libra but there is tension between him and other mutable signs – Pisces and Virgo.

Nature: Sagittarius is rather globally oriented, he likes to see the world in a positive way. He leaves the details to the others in order not to lose his general overview of several areas, because he is satisfied with his global knowledge. Sagittarius likes to contemplate or philosophise as well as express his opinion on various life topics.
He is idealistic, open, enthusiastic, generous, optimistic and posseses the sense of humor, but on the other hand he may be ostentatious, big-headed, chatty, exaggerating, impulsive, careless, arrogant and may lack tact and diplomacy skills. His pompous manners do not let him restrict himself in any way that is why he often lacks modesty and renunciation.
He is willing to expand in all posible ways and produce vaste amounts of anything. He is very good at being a generous meacenas because he is characterised by charitable and noble gestures. Sagittarius is an adventurer and truth seeker. His desire for freedom will not let him accept any restrictions given by the reality. He lives in a constant revolt against any customs. His violent generosity and continuous outbreaks lead him to big and courageous actions. Somewhere inside he is a deeply religious person who knows that there is a higher meaning in everything that had been created. His mission is to find and share it further. Some of Sagittarius people are intellectuals who set out on philosophy or religious pilgrimage, others are attracted to remote countries and crave for knowledge and personality development. Sagittarius people are always attracted to unknown horizons connected with unrestricted space. They feel the joy of movement connected with the ability to become easily inspired and motivated.
It is more important for them to be on the road than to come to their destination. People born under the sign of Sagittarius perceive the world only through exceeding it. Their sense of justice is strongly developed and they are willing to sacrifice a lot of energy in order to bring it. Sometimes they cannot set their own limits, modesty and humility are not the attributes they posses. Immature Sagittarius people incline to prejudices and moralizing.

Appearance: sparkling merry glance, shiny light-brown eyes, high forehead, square chin, chestnut or light-brown hair, tall assymetrical pretty figure, long, sometimes eagle nose, reddish skin, open elongated face, noble facial features, proud gait (valid mostly in case there is an ascendant, although each person reflects several elements from whole horoscope. Appearance may be significantly changed by the characteristics of the ascendant planet).

Body: thighs, loins, liver

Predispositions to diseases: thigh and hip injuries, gait abnormalities, ischias, liver disorders

Professional dispositions: occupations connected with the foreign countries – interpretor, linguist, importer/exporter, ambassador, pilot, sailor, driver, tourist guide; sport jobs – PE teacher, horse-riding instructor, athletic trainer, jockey, animal breeder; occupations in culture  area – lawyer, judge, priest, marketing worker, spokesperson (especially in philosophy, religion or languages); artistic jobs in entertainment industry or journalism.

Fatal influence: The analogy of the 9th House of the individual horoscope – general influence on spiritual qualities, long journeys, religious (philosophical) faith, higher education.