LIBRA

Libra (September 23 – October 23) aka “The Conscience”

LIBRA
  • Libra is the 7th of the 12 signs in the astrological zodiac, which begins its cycle early fall in the northern hemisphere.
  • Libra is symbolized by the scales of justice, Libra is the epitomizes balance and fairness.
    • They influence to helpfully restore equilibrium to all affairs.
    • Will stop at nothing to establish interpersonal and aesthetic consonance.
  • It is one of the 3 zodiac signs under the air element.
    • Since Libra is the second air sign, it directs Gemini’s gregarious gusts into gusts of grace, good manner, and social charm
    • But Libra is no gale force. this sign brings the winds of change in such a wild and moderate way that you barely even notice that you have been swept somewhere new.
    • We crave a dynamic duo to accomplish goals that we might not be able to achieve flying solo.
  • The ruling planet is Venus.
    • Venus is the Goddess of love, governing over courtship, adoration, and personal taste and aesthetics.
      • Yin qualities
    • It represents two main areas of our life: Love and Money
    • Venus, along with her cosmic co-pilot Mars, are the lovebirds of the solar system.
      • It reminds us to really stop and deeply inhale the roses.
  • Libra is one of the 4 cardinal signs.

Libra Personality Traits

  • Libra’s need balance in their lives like no other sign of the zodiac.
    • Needing balance between work lives and recreational lives, and an equal balance in their emotional and spiritual/physical lives.
    • Peace, love and harmony is the Libra M.O. When things are balanced then there is harmony.
  • They can seem indecisive when making a decision, but they are weighing all their options.
    • Rest assure when they make up their mind, it will be a win/win for all involved.
  • They are charming and people like to be around them. The only time a Libra will become unhappy is when they perceive that they have been treated unfairly.
  • Libra does really well to embrace some form of meditation as it allows them to find that internal balance that will allow the outer balance to manifest itself.
    • Loves exercises and activities with some mental component.
  • Will often become argumentative to the exclusion of decorum or appropriateness.
  • Libra doesn’t need to be in charge, but likes to have a say and be heard.
  • They don’t always share feelings especially if it’s bound to create conflict.
  • The inability to be direct with feelings can make them feel weak and could be taken advantage of.

Strengths of a Libra: Charming, harmonious, diplomatic, easy-going nature, polished.

Areas that need help: Indecisive, superficial, hypocritical, gullible, passive aggressive

3 Types of Libra

  1. Born at the end of September – The sun is in the beginning of Libra. That means you’re quick in judgment, and trust your conclusions completely. You insist on your way being the best for all, with little patience for arguments to the contrary. This is the cardinal part of the sign, and Libra has the cardinal quality. People with their sun here the most typical Libra, showing traits clearly.
  2. Born in the beginning of October – The sun is in the middle of Libra. Then you are stubborn with your views and difficult to persuade into anything at all. You have a set of values and morals that you reassure and stay loyal to.
  3. Born in the middle of October – The sun is at the end of Libra. You’re constantly searching for principles that you can trust, and moral values to live your life by- but it is difficult, since you easily see the flaws of arguments and the limits of ethics you examine. And you frequently swing between opposing and standpoints.

Stones and gems

The Zodiac sign of Libra includes four stones: chrysolite (peridot), lapis lazuli, opal, peridot.

In addition to the Zodiac stones, sapphire is listed as the Planetary stone for Libra and agate as the Talismanic Stone.


Information Source

“Horoscope Dates.” Horoscope Dates – Discover What the 12 Zodiac Signs Mean!, http://www.horoscopedates.com/

“Zodiac Dates, Zodiac Quiz & Calculator.” Zodiac Sign Astrology, http://www.helloastrology.com/.

The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by G.F. Kunz. J.D. Lippincott. 1913
International Colored Gemstone Association http://gemstone.org
Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Gems and Jewelry by Joel E. Arem. Geoscience Press. 1992
Gems in Myth, Legend, and Lore by Bruce G. Knuth. Jeweler’s Press 1999
Healing Crystals by Cassandra Eason. Vega 2003