The third sign, Gemini, is usually represented by the image of two youths or men. In the Roman zodiac, they were identified with the twins sons of Leda; Castor and Pollux.
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Monday, 11 December 2017

Gemini - The Twins

Gemini - The Twins

Gemini - The Twins - 21 May - 20 June

A Masculine, Mutable Air Sign.

The third sign, Gemini, is usually represented by the image of two youths or men. In the Roman zodiac, they were identified with the twins sons of Leda; Castor who was mortal and Pollux who was immortal. During the mediaeval ages, Gemini is more frequently depicted, as a couple of the opposite sexes.

The floor of the San Minato al Monte in Florence, Italy, from the 13th century, reflects the change in the symbolism and the changes in the relationships between men and women. During the 15th and 16th centuries Gemini is often depicted in the form of lovers, often engaged in sexual activities. In the esoteric tradition Gemini represents communication and expression.

Gemini
Alchemy:
Fixation
Animal: Magpie
Birthstone: Tourmaline, Topaz, Agate
Colour: Orange
Day: Wednesday
Egyptian: Sam-taui
Gods/Goddess: Janus, Mercury, Apollo Diviner, Twin Murti
Greek: Castor & Pollux
Metal: Quicksilver, Electrum
Perfume: Wormwood, Bergamot, Lavendar
Plant: Orchid
Roman: Castor & Pollux
Tarot: Lovers
Weapon: The Tripod

The Sanskrit name for this month is Mithuna - the Pair

IKIIKI - Alii Twins. In Hawaiian mythology, is depicted by Twins of Alii (royal) birth. As in Greek mythology, the twins represent a mutable airy sign of the Artist or Inventor.

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