Libra is an Autumn Zodiac Sign (as are the Signs of Scorpio and Sagittarius). This time of year is also known as the Fall Equinox...a time of harvest when the days and nights are of equal length. In the Northern Hemisphere, Autumn usually begins around September 23, while in the Southern Hemisphere, it begins around March 21. However, for the purposes of Astrology, the Northern Hemisphere time frame marks the beginning of this Season.
Autumn influence on Libra
In general, individuals who fall under the jurisdiction of Autumn demonstrate both a greater ability and greater need to control their external environment. These subjects are rarely as enthusiastic as those born under the jurisdiction of Spring and Summer. In short, they are rather more selective and critical.
Libra Ruling Planet
Libra is dominated by Venus, the planet which also rules Taurus. Venus was named for the Roman Goddess of Love and Beauty. In its highest form, Venus provides the finest of all planetary influences. It denotes a kindly and harmonious nature, possessed with a desire for happiness and comradeship.
Venus influence on Libra Persons
Beauty, charm, love of music and gaiety all belong to the make-up of a Venus individual. Those under the influence of this planet will spare no effort in the creation of comfortable surroundings. They enjoy home life and form firm and lasting friendships. Such are the positive aspects bestowed by Venus.
Libra Ruling House
Libra is the natural ruler of the Seventh House of the Zodiac, commonly referred to as the "House of Marriage, Partnerships and Open Enemies" and known in Vedic Astrology as the "Setting Place." It is here that the "I" is said to convert to the "we." In this House may be found an individual's closest friends and sweethearts, as well as open enemies. It represents the gateway to relationships that serve a higher purpose, but not necessarily daily needs.
Seventh House influence on Libra individuals
Basically, this House provides the field of experience in which Libra individual is challenged to develop committed partnerships with others. It is here that lessons are learned related to the love of enemies and the finding of true friends. The Seventh House dictates how a person will act in public and the type of public such an individual is likely to attract.
Libra Zodiac Quality
Libra is a Cardinal Quality Sign (a Quality it shares with Aries, Cancer and Capricorn). As the first Zodiac Sign of Autumn, Libra is the initiator of this Season. Cardinal Signs govern creativity, being pioneering and enterprising, indicative of a restless, self-motivated and ambitious character.
Cardinal Quality influence on Libra individuals
Those who fall under the jurisdiction of a Cardinal Quality are intensely active and enthusiastic in their pursuit of life's experiences. Indeed, such natives are inclined to live life at a rather rapid, action-packed pace.
Libra Zodiac Polarity
Libra is Positive in polarity (as are Aries, Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius and Aquarius). The general characteristics of Positive Signs broadly match those for the extrovert personality and such individuals are naturally more impulsive, buoyant, communicative and sociable than are the Zodiac Signs of Negative polarity (Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces).
Positive Polarity influence on Libra individuals
Positive Signs tend to crave excitement and thus, are inclined to direct their energies outward into the world around them. Aries is the most flagrantly extrovert of the Positive Signs (with Sagittarius a close second).
Libra Lucky number
The lucky number for Libra is six (also known as the Hexad). It is the mystic number of Venus and a number which Libra shares with those individuals born under the Sign of Taurus. Six represents family and symbolizes the home, parents, healers and counselors. It is representative of domestic bliss, responsibility, compassion, marriage and devotion.
Libra Lucky flower
The lucky flower for Libra is the rose. One of the earliest flowers known to man, it symbolizes love, hope and passion, as well as representing beauty and perfection.
Libra Lucky color
The lucky colors for Libra are those in the pastel family, particularly sky blue and rose pink, which symbolize the heights attainable by spiritual and romantic love. Libra natives share the color blue with those governed by the Sign of Virgo.
Other Favorable Colors:
Orange - White - Lemon - Lilac - Lavender - Royal Blue - Navy Blue Bright Brown - Bright Black - Variegated Colors
Green - Smoke Grey - Steel Grey - Dull Brown - Faded Colors
Libra Lucky gem
The lucky gemstone of an individual is truly associated with the month of birth rather than the Sign under which a person was born.
The lucky gem for Libra individuals born in September is the sapphire.
They share this fortunate jewel with those Virgo individuals who were also born during the same month. The sapphire is also known as the Celestial Stone, Stone of Prosperity, Philosopher's Stone and Gem of the Heavens.
The lucky gem for Libra individuals born in October is the opal.
They share this fortunate jewel with those Scorpio individuals who were also born during the same month. ." In ancient times, the opal was accepted as a symbol of faithfulness and confidence.
Libra Lucky day
The lucky day for those who fall under the jurisdiction of Libra is Friday. The origin of this day derives from Norse Mythology and Frigg, a kind and beautiful Goddess who was married to Wooden or Odin, the most powerful of the Norse Gods.
FLOWERS/HERBS: Violet, White Rose, Love-In-A-Mist, Broom, Eyebright, Lily-Of-The-Valley, Mint, Geranium, Primrose and Strawberry
OILS: Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Peppermint, Pine, Spearmint, Rose, Birch, Cypress and Cedar wood
GEMSTONES: Lapis Lazuli, Emerald, Beryl, Jade, Turquoise and Sapphire
ANIMALS: Hart and Hare
TREES: Almond, Walnut, Plum, Myrtle, Apple and Cherry
BIRDS: Dove, Swan and Sparrow
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