9 of Disks

Written by  on February 17, 2016 

9 of Disks – Reactive/Practical
(4 of Earth, 58=5+8=13=1+3=4)
Astrology: Saturn in Virgo
Time: 3 September – 12 September
(2nd decan of Virgo)
6th House, House of Health (Health)
Numerology: 11
Fortune Telling with Playing Cards:
4 of Diamonds (4 of Earth)

Saturn relates to time, mortality, structure, and making sure everything is in place, to get where you want to go. Saturn fares well in earnest, productivity-minded Virgo.
This bestows a methodical nature, someone not afraid of working hard. It lends extraordinary patience, with the ability to keep a schedule others find tedious. A challenge with Saturn in Virgo is making work meaningful, linking all this effort to a higher sense of purpose.
If there’s a crisis during Saturn turning points, it could be related to this – aligning the higher calling with the day-to-day.
An event or illness may make the body a central focus for those with this Saturn. There may be a physical limitation that tests their endurance. And because Saturn means lack or delay, in Virgo there might have been little physical autonomy when young. A parent might have been overly involved in bodily functions, for example. The body system may have seemed out of whack, and often was mirroring the chaos of the home.
Saturn in Virgo may have experienced a general lack of boundaries while growing up.
The challenge, then, is to work back to a state of purified, whole-unto-oneself state. This may lead them on an odyssey to wholeness, to become healers or health professionals.
In an effort to create structure, Saturn in Virgos may go overboard with compulsive habits that look neurotic to the outsider. There’s a craving for inner purpose, but often that seems elusive. The key to finding an anchor of the self lies with the body, and its particular intelligence.
This can make Saturn in Virgos devoted to constantly refining their health regimen.
Saturn in Virgo brings a focus on the intricate workings, and how details add up to the big picture. It draws them into their own physical system, but also to the Earth body, as well. Some are inspired to serve the environment. Through hard work, they can use their instinctual knowledge of how systems are linked, and be of service that way.
The dreadful word slave comes up with Virgo, and with Saturn here, there’s often a rising up out of shackles of some kind. The full expression of Virgo is someone whose service comes like a gift from within their wholeness of self.
Saturn’s lessons are about finding your own authority.
Having Saturn in Virgo may mean feeling used and abused, or always under someone’s thumb. The victory comes when Saturn in Virgo finds personal power through self-healing. When they’ve cleaned up their act, they’re ready to maintain this delicate balance by serving others. (Source: astrology.about.com)

Saturn in Virgo gives a studious, deep, scientific mind of studying the deeper problems of life. It indicates an innate ability to manage others. It gives a thrifty, economical and frugal nature, but when Saturn is afflicted in Virgo the mind usually centers upon disease and the person becomes a confirmed hypochondriac. These people are the nest customers of the patent medicine vendors for most of their ills are usually imaginary. This position does however, carry with it a liability to intestinal diseases. (Source: rosicrucian.com)

6th House, House of Health (Health). Routine tasks and duties. Skills or training acquired. Jobs and Employments. Health and overall well-being. Service performed for others. Caretaking.

Saturn in the Sixth House, well-aspected, gives the person ability to handle employees and workmen in general in a most efficient manner, for though such a person is quiet and subdued he is at the same time firm and serious. He has a way about him which employees respect and which calls for instant obedience to his commands without causing the resentment called forth by a blustering, bellowing Mars. (Source: rosicrucian.com)

The Number 11 – Saturn, Reactive/ Practical (Earth)
Positive traits:
– Responsible, patient, resourceful, loyal, executive character and abilities, political skills, expert handling of power and authority, working for a cause, achieving recognition, exercising sound judgment, decisive and commanding.
Negative traits:
– Distrusting, dictatorial, inhibited, materialistic, overly ambitious, conceited, repressing subordinates, impatient with people.

Crowley: Gain. The number Nine, Yesod, inevitably brings back the balance of Force in fulfillment. The card is ruled by Venus in Virgo. It shows good luck attending material affairs, favour and popularity. The disks are arranged as an equilateral triangle of three, apex upwards, close together; and, surrounded at some distance by a ring, six larger disks in the form of a hexagon. This signifies the multiplication of the original established Word-by the mingling of “good luck and good management”. The three central disks are of the magical pattern as in earlier cards; but the others, since the descent into matter implies the gradual exhaustion of the original whirling energy, now take on the form of coins. These may be marked with the magical images of the appropriate planets.
As a general remark, one may say that the multiplication of a symbol of Energy always tends to degrade its essential meaning, as well as to complicate it.

Waite: A woman, with a bird upon her wrist, stands amidst a great abundance of grapevines in the garden of a manorial house. It is a wide domain, suggesting plenty in all things. Possibly it is her own possession and testifies to material well-being.
Prudence, safety, success, accomplishment, certitude, discernment.
Reversed: Roguery, deception, voided project, bad faith.

Fortune Telling with Playing Cards:
4 of Diamonds – Financial upswing; an older person may give good advice.

9 of Disks

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