Uranus: the enlightener


This is the glyph for Uranus. It looks like a capital “H” with a bell-clapper.

Uranus is the ruler of  Aquarius.

Where Uranus is found in your chart, you have a need for independence, to march to the beat of your own drum. This gives you the gift of originality and opens you up to sudden flashes of truth. That is why Uranus is considered to indicate a potential for genius. Uranus in the chart also indicates a place where you might be too rebellious for your own good, resulting in deviance, stubbornness, or hardheadedness.

Uranus circles the zodiac in 84 years. He spends approximately 7 years in each sign. Therefore, everyone born in the same 7-year period as you will have Uranus in the same sign as you.

The following keywords describe Uranus:

  • Sudden Change, Oscillation
  • Inspiration, Flashes of Truth
  • Eccentricity, Deviance, Originality
  • Rebellion, Need for Freedom
  • Humanitarianism

Uranus rules:

  • Chi, Electricity, Astrology, Computers, Electronics
  • Kooky people, deviant behavior
  • “Energy” healing— e.g. acupuncture, Reiki, Feng Shui
  • the Nervous System

Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are planets that were discovered fairly recently. They move more slowly than the inner planets. They represent forces that operate on a worldwide and longer-term level, and the way you experience the cultural influence of your time.

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