There are ten planets studied in astrology. The number ten is arrived by adding the moon and the sun. The earth is not counted, because our perspective is from the earth. Each planet influences both the sun sign and the house in which it resides in the astrological chart.
Each planet represents the influence that it holds over the sun sign and the house in which it rules. Saturn, for example, represents the limitations of man. Jupiter represents leadership and prosperity. The other planets have their own representations and influences.
Planetary movements and alignments are also very important in astrology. Various planetary alignments and movements can indicate extreme influences over all aspects of our lives. When Mars is in retrograde, conflicts will be more dominant in our lives.
Mars, The Ruler of Passion
Mars is the activity planet of the zodiac. The ‘Red Planet,’ all things considered, ought to be blazing, and Mars isn’t disillusioned. Energy, enthusiasm, drive, and assurance are OK fit for Mars’ abilities. This planet orders you (and indeed, Mars governs the military) to stand up, be seen and complete things — remaining uninvolved has a place elsewhere in the sky. Mars addresses the force and sure articulation of the person.
Aspiration and rivalry are likewise inside Mars’ domain. Whether it’s grinding away or on the field of play, Mars urges us to confront difficulties and be our best — or better. Hostility is important for the arrangement here, even though Mars likewise values fortitude and honor. Attestation and a challenging, courageous nature please this Planet.
Note that Mars’ energy can be useful or ruinous. The God of War in antiquated occasions, Mars could be fiercely savage. While this energy radiates from the Planet, it additionally requests that we tackle this power for great. Endurance, desire, and accomplishment are all important for Mars’ mantra.
Mars runs our sexuality and sexual energy and oversees weapons, mishaps, and medical procedures (the last two delineating the yin and yang nature of this Planet). Eventually, in any case, the energy of Mars can be very helpful whenever utilized appropriately.
It requires almost two years for Mars to finish its circle through the zodiac. It is masculine energy and rules both Aries and Scorpio and the First and Eighth Houses.