Rulerships and Exaltations



The first list shows where planets are strong or praised.

Aries  
Cardinal Fire
Mars Rules
Sun Exalted

Taurus   
Fixed Earth
Venus Rules
Moon Exalted

Gemini  
Mutable Air
Mercury Rules

Cancer  
Cardinal Water
MoonRules
Jupiter Exalted

Leo   
Fixed Fire
Sun Rules

Virgo  
Mutable Earth
MercuryRules

Libra 
Cardinal Air
Venus Rules
Saturn Exalted

Scorpio 
Fixed Water
Mars Rules

Sagittarius 
Mutable Fire
Jupiter Rules

Capricorn 
Cardinal Earth
SaturnRules
MarsExalted

Aquarius
Fixed Air
Saturnand Uranus Rule
Mercury Exalted

Pisces 
Mutable Water
Jupiterand Neptune Rule
Venus Exalted

Meditating on these attributions helps deepen our understanding of astrology.  For instance it is a fun mental exercise to guess why the originators of the zodiac said Venus rules the signs Taurus and Libra.


It is important to see planets in detriment or fall as indispensable for fulfilling life’s promises. 

Sun
Rules Leo
Detriment Aquarius
Exalted Aries
Fall Libra

Moon
Rules Cancer
Detriment Capricorn
Exalted Taurus
Fall Scorpio

Mercury
Actively Rules Gemini  Passively Rules Virgo
Active Detriment Sagittarius 
Passive Detriment Pisces
Exalted Aquarius
Fall Leo

Venus
Actively Rules Libra   Passively Rules Taurus
Active Detriment Aries    Passive Detriment Scorpio
Exalted Pisces
Fall Virgo

Mars
Actively Rules Aries    Passively Rules Scorpio
Active Detriment Libra     Passive Detriment Taurus
Exalted Capricorn
Fall Cancer

Jupiter
Actively Rules Sagittarius   Passively Rules Pisces
Active Detriment Gemini   Passive Detriment Virgo
Exalted Cancer
Fall Capricorn

Saturn
Actively Rules Capricorn  Passively Rules Aquarius
Active Detriment Cancer    Passive Detriment Leo
Exalted Libra
Fall Aries

Uranus
Rules Aquarius
Detriment Leo

Neptune
Rules Pisces
Detriment Virgo

Pluto
Rules Scorpio
Detriment Taurus












No comments:

Post a Comment