Scorpio, the eighth, is shown as a scorpion, although it may have developed from a single drawing of a serpent, having a head, many coils and a tail.
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Scorpio - The Scorpion

Scorpio - The Scorpion

Scorpio - The Scorpion - 23 October - 21 November

A Feminine, Fixed Water sign.

Scorpio, the eighth, is shown as a scorpion, although it may have developed from a single drawing of a serpent, having a head, many coils and a tail. In the symbolic development of the sign, the serpent, the tempter from the Garden of Eden, was cut in two, the head became the symbol for Virgo. While the tail, became one of the symbols for Scorpio.

In Egypt the symbol was derived from the pictograph, in demotic script, for a snake, and by late Greek times closely resembled the modern symbol. The 16th century occultist, Agrippa, claimed that the modern symbol represented the sting of the scorpion. Scorpio is associated with passion. It is sometimes called 'the house of death'.


Alchemy: Separation
American Indian: Thunderbird
Animal: Scorpion, Eagle, Wolf
Astral Colour: Red
Birthstone: Snakestone, Amethyst, Topaz
Colour: Blue-green, Turquoise
Day: Tuesday
Egyptian: Ptah
Element: 2nd of three Water signs
Gods/Goddess: Vulcan, Set, Ptah, Typhoon, Hephaestos, Pluto
Greek: Hephaestos
Hawaiian: Hilinaehu - Ku Mask
Indian (Sanskrit): Vrischika - The Scorpion
Metal: Steel
Perfume: Siamese Benzoin, Hyacinth, Pennyroyal
Plant: Cactus
Quality: 3rd of four fixed signs
Roman: Vulcan
Ruler: Mars
Tarot: Death
Weapon: The Obligatory Pain

Scorpio is the Eigth sign of the zodiac, a fixed water sign. People born under this sign are the most intense and passionate of the signs. Though they appear calm and quite but their anger can burst anytime like a volcano. This ferocious anger often ends up making lifelong enemies. Scorpions are loyal as friend but a fanatic foe.They possess very strong intuitive power that helps them judge people. Scorpions also have immense degree of willpower and are highly tenacious, but are equally sensitive and therefore get easily moved by emotions of others.

Hawaiian Astrology
IKUWA - Scorpion Fish. In Hawaiian mythology, is depicted by the Scorpion fish, akin to the Scorpion in Greek mythology, a fixed water sign of a Governor or Inspector.

Celtic Tree Astrology

Walnut Tree: Oct 24 to Nov 11
Chestnut Tree: Nov 12 to Nov 21

WALNUT TREE (the Passion) - unrelenting, strange and full of contrasts, often egotistic, aggressive, noble, broad horizon, unexpected reactions, spontaneous, unlimited ambition, no flexibility, difficult and uncommon partner, not always liked but often admired, ingenious strategist, very jealous and passionate, no compromise.

Beth-Luis-Nion Tree Alphabet :
Gort (Ivy) September 30 to October 27
Ngetal (Reed) October 28 to November 24

Native American Medicine Wheel

24 October/22 November
The Thunderbird Clan

Element: Long Snows
Directional Color:
Directional Totem: Elk
Plant Totem: Spruce
Stone: Obsidian
Colors: Black

Chinese Astrology - Rat

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