Saturn is perhaps the best known and recognized astronomical object by picture. Chronos, the Greek name for Saturn, is the father of time.
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Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Saturn

Saturn

The Planets: Saturn

Saturn is perhaps the best known and recognized astronomical object by picture. Saturn is a gas world made mostly of hydrogen, with helium, ammonia, and methane gases as well. It is the sixth planet from the Sun. It has 17 known satellites; Pan, Atlas, Prometheus, Pandora, Epimetheus, Janus, Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Telesto, Calypso, Dione, Helene, Rhea, Titan, Hyperion, Phoebe.

Chronos, the Greek name for Saturn, is the father of time. In legend, after death the soul is weighed on scales made from lead, Saturn's ruling metal, Lead is associated with the serious nature of Saturn; it also inherits the heaviness of this element. Saturn's ruling astrological house is Capricorn, acquiring the tenacity and persistent nature of this star sign. In daily correspondences, Saturn rules Saturday.

The Planets: Saturn

Symbols, Sign, and Seals of Saturn

In magical workings and rituals, the ruling aspects of the planet Saturn are working on the astral plane, banks, binding, buildings, death, debts, discipline, history, institutions, karmic debts, knowledge, limitations, longevity, magical knowledge, obstacles, real estate, sacred wisdom, structures and time. Saturn in its negative aspect is the cause of oppression, pain, discord and quarrelsome.

Saturn is associated with the element of earth, the colours Black, Grey and Blue, the gemstones, Apache Tears, Black Tourmaline, Hematite and Obsidian. Of the herbs associated with Saturn, the following are most common correspondences, Comfrey, Cypress, Datura, Hemlock, Mandrake, Mullein, Musk, Patchouli, Scullcap, Slippery Elm, Thyme, Witch Hazel.

The table of Saturn is a three square, containing 9 numbers each adding in any direction, to 15 with its sum being 45.

 

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